WORLDWIDE MARKET OVERVIEW, 2014-2019
The study provides a strategic overview of the worldwide paints and coatings market, including:
Five-year sales forecasts for
- Major market segments.
- Key geographic regions.
Assessment of the U.S. and international trends with potentially significant impact on the paints and coatings industry during the next five years, including industry consolidation, market globalization, environmental regulations, etc.
Analysis of major market segments.
Review of key geographic regions, including Europe, North
America, Asia/Japan, Latin America and others.
COMPANY STRATEGIC ASSESSMENTS
The following companies have been selected as the Top 10 suppliers with the highest worldwide sales of paints and coatings:
For each of the Top 10 companies, the report provides an approximately 50-page strategic analysis, including:
SECTION I: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
A 3-5 page synopsis of key sections.
SECTION II: BUSINESS ORGANIZATION
History of the company’s paints and coatings business evolution, which is important to understanding the corporate culture, management mentality and strategies.
Most recent M&A activity and significant organizational changes.
Current organizational structure.
SECTION III: SENIOR MANAGEMENT
Names, titles and background of key executives.
SECTION VI: FACILITIES AND EMPLOYEES
Major administrative, manufacturing and R&D facilities in the U.S. and abroad.
Manufacturing practices.
New plants under construction.
U.S. and international work force size and distribution.
SECTION V:TECHNOLOGICAL KNOW-HOW
Internally developed and acquired technologies, and other related capabilities.
Proprietary processes and patent litigations.
SECTION VI: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
Extensive review of major product lines.
SECTION VII: MARKETING TACTICS
Major promotional tactics.
Distribution approaches.
Product service and support.
Customer relations.
SECTION VIII: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Estimated sales by division, geographic region and product line.
Five-year sales and operating profit performance.
Study Content
Akzo Nobel
BASF
DuPont
Henkel
Kansai
Nippon
PPG
RPM
Sherwin-Williams
Valspar
SECTION IX: R&D EXPENDITURES AND MAJOR PROGRAMS
Estimated R&D budget.
Research facilities and staff.
New technologies and products in development.
SECTION X: COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENTS
Major joint ventures, distribution, O.E.M. and licensing partners, both industrial and academic.
Terms of collaborative agreements and specific products involved.
SECTION XI: STRATEGIC DIRECTION
Specific business, new product development and marketing strategies.
Strengths and weaknesses, e.g., managerial, organizational, marketing and product development.
Anticipated acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures.
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
In this section of the report, the Top 10 companies are ranked according to the following criteria:
Sales estimates and market shares by product category and geographic region.
Operating profit.
R&D expenditures.
Sales force size.
Methodology
INTERVIEWS
The study is based on a combination of primary and secondary information sources, including interviews with executives, industry experts, financial analysts, and others knowledgeable of the companies operations and future strategic directions.
INDUSTRY SHOWS
Information generated at paints and coatings industry shows, marketing conferences and scientific symposia occurring during the course of the study is also included in the report.

List of Tables
Akzo Nobel Sales and Operating Profit Growth
Akzo Nobel Sales by Geographic Region and Country
Akzo Nobel Sales Growth by Geographic Region and Country
Akzo Nobel Sales by Business Segment
Akzo Nobel Sales Growth by Business Segment
Akzo Nobel Decorative Paints Sales by Geographic Region
Akzo Nobel Decorative Paints Sales Growth by Geographic Region
Akzo Nobel Performance Coatings Sales by Product Line
Akzo Nobel Performance Coatings Sales by Geographic Region
BASF Sales Operating Profit Growth
BASF Sales by Business Segment
BASF Sales Growth by Business Segment
BASF Operating Profit and Margins by Business Segment
BASF Performance Products Sales by Division
BASF Performance Products Sales Growth by Division
BASF Chemicals Sales by Division
BASF Estimated Plastics by Division
BASF Functional Solutions Products Sales by Division
BASF Functional Solutions Products Sales Growth by Division
BASF Agricultural Solutions Products and Nutrition Sales by Division
BASF Sales by Geographic Region and Country
BASF Sales Growth by Geographic Region and Country
BASF Coatings Sales by Geographic Region
DuPont Net Sales and Operating Profit Growth
DuPont Sales by Industry Segment
DuPont Sales Growth by Industry Segment
DuPont Operating Income and Margins by Industry Segment
DuPont Net Sales by Geographic Region
DuPont Sales Growth by Geographic Region
DuPont Net Sales Growth by Country
Henkel Sales and Operating Profit Growth
Henkel Sales by Business Segment
Henkel Sales Growth by Business Segment
Henkel Operating Income and Margins by Business Segment
Henkel Operating Income Growth by Business Segment
Henkel Coatings Sales by Geographic Region
Henkel Sales Growth by Geographic Region
Kansai Paint Sales and Operating Profit Growth
Kansai Paint Sales by Geographic Region
Kansai Paint Sales Growth by Geographic Region
Kansai Paint Sales by Product Line
Nippon Paint Sales and Operating Profit Growth
Nippon Paint Sales by Business Segment
PPG Sales and Operating Profit Growth
PPG Sales by Business Segment
PPG Sales Growth by Business Segment
PPG Operating Income and Margins by Business Segment
PPG Operating Income Growth by Business Segment
PPG Coatings Sales by Geographic Region
PPG Sales Growth by Geographic Region
RPM Sales and Operating Profit Growth
RPM Sales by Business Segment
RPM Sales Growth by Business Segment
RPM Operating Income and Margins by Business Segment
RPM Operating Income Growth by Business Segment
RPM Coatings Sales by Geographic Region
RPM Sales Growth by Geographic Region
Sherwin-Williams Sales by Business Segment
Sherwin-Williams Sales and Operating Profit Growth
Sherwin-Williams Sales Growth by Business Segment
Sherwin-Williams Profit and Margins by Business Segment
Sherwin-Williams Profit Growth by Business Segment
Valspar Sales and Operating Profit Growth
Valspar Sales by Product Line
Valspar Sales Growth by Product Line
Valspar Sales by Country
Valspar Sales Growth by Country