The Electrocoating market is expected to witness a CAGR of 5.58% during 2018 to 2023 (the forecast period). Currently, the automotive sector is the largest consumer of electrocoating technology, with increasing demand from the growing automotive sector in developing countries. In Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, the demand for e-coat products is increasing, due to rapid urbanization.
Growing Automotive Sector in Developing Countries
The automotive sector is the largest consumer of electrocoating technology, and the growing automotive sector in developing nations highly contributes to the market growth. High demand for e-coating in the automotive sector is mainly driven by the growing production of passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The market for e-coating is influenced by end-user industries’ awareness about the need for corrosion-free, smooth finish, wide compatibility with other coatings (liquid and powder), applicability on all types of substrates, such as steel, aluminum, electro-galvanized, galvanized, zinc, iron, etc., and the level of protection that can be achieved through this technology. The automotive manufacturers promote the trend of color customization in vehicles, especially in passenger cars. The increasing purchasing power in developing countries, economic growth, growing infrastructure projects supported by respective governments, and the need for automobiles add to the high demand for e-coating.
Cathodic Type to Possess the Higher Share
Cathodic type coatings offer high chemical and corrosion resistance, and are mostly used in automotive and appliance industries. These type of coatings are generally preferred for the complex ware packages, or parts with cavities or hidden portions that need coating. Their availability in a wide range of color and gloss, make them an ideal choice for exterior one-coat final finishes. All the automakers employ cathodic epoxy e-coating for under the hood applications, and as a prime coat. These coatings are used, when there is a requirement for UV durability and corrosion resistance, on ferrous substrates.
Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Market
The increasing population in Asia-Pacific, and the need for automobiles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, heavy-duty equipment, such as agricultural and construction equipment, military, and aerospace), followed by appliances, decorative & hardware, fasteners, HVAC, steel strapping, general finishing, and other bulk products, are anticipated to increase the global consumption of e-coating. Asia-Pacific leads the e-coating market, with a share of 44% of the global market, followed by Western Europe (21%), North America (20%), and Rest of the World (12%).
In Asia-Pacific, especially, in China and India, the agriculture sector has made progress in the past few decades. With technology meeting the requirements of the farmers in the region, agricultural equipment manufacturers are looking forward to supplying their equipment to these countries.
Key Developments in the Market
• December 2017: BASF opened its first automotive coatings production plant in Thailand.
• June 2017: PPG earned Safran award for aerospace e-coat primer.
Major Players: BASF SE, HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA, NIPPON PAINT HOLDINGS CO. LTD, NORDSON CORP., DYMAX CORP. amongst others.
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1.1 Research Phases
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Scope of the Report
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Technological Snapshot
3.3 Raw Material Analysis
3.4 Patent Analysis
3.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products
3.5.5 Degree of Competition
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Growing Demand in Automotive Industry
4.1.2 Growing Environmental Regulations in Developing Countries
4.1.3 Rapid Economic Development in Asia-Pacific
4.1.4 Low Cost of Operation
4.2.1 High Initial Capital Investment
4.2.2 Susceptible to Sunlight
4.3.1 Technological Advancements
4.3.2 Growing Agricultural Equipment Industry
4.3.3 Evolving Prospects from Marine and Mid-Stream Sector
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth & Forecast)
5.1 By Type
5.2 By Technology
5.2.1 Epoxy Coating Technology
5.2.2 Acrylic Coating Technology
5.3 By Application
5.3.1 Passenger Cars
5.3.2 Commercial Vehicles
5.3.3 Automotive Parts & Accessories
5.3.4 Heavy Duty Equipment
6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth & Forecast)
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.4 Rest of North America
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.6 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 The Middle East and Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.4 Rest of MEA
7. Future of th Market
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
8.3 Market Share Analysis**
8.4 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
9. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials** Products & Services, and Recent Developments)
9.1 Aactron, Inc.
9.2 Axalta Coating Systems
9.3 B.L DOWNEY Company LLC
9.4 BASF SE
9.5 Burkard Industries
9.6 Chase Corp
9.7 Dymax Corp
9.8 Electro coatings Inc.
9.9 Green kote PLC
9.10 H.E.Orr company pvt.ltd.
9.11 Hawking Electrotechnology Ltd.
9.12 Henkel AG & Co. KGAA
9.13 KCC Corporation
9.14 Lippert components, Inc.
9.15 Luvata Oy
9.16 Master coating technologies, Inc.
9.17 Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd.
9.18 Nordson Corp
9.19 Noroo Paint & Coatings Co., Ltd.
9.20 Oerlikon Metco Inc.
9.21 Peters Group
9.22 PPG Industries, Inc.
9.23 Shin-ETSU Chemicals Co., Ltd
9.24 Tatung Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
9.25 The Valspar Corporation
9.26 Tru-Tone finishing, Inc.
9.27 U.S Chrome Corp.
9.28 Valmont Industries, Inc.
*(List Not Exhaustive)