August 13, 2018
WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug 13, 2018–The ability of powder coating to improve product performance and appearance is helping to boost global growth of the industry, according to a report by BCC Research. Powder coating is now offered in an almost unlimited selection of colors, with clearcoats available to provide even more flexibility.
The industry expects to see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% through 2022, when it is forecast be reach more than $13.6 billion, according to the report Powder Coatings: Materials, Technologies and Applications.
Major players in the market include Akzo Nobel, Belco Industries, Cardinal Paints, DowDuPont, Eastman Chemical, Gema USA, Huntsman Advanced Materials, Jamestown Coating Technologies, MCL Group, Nippon Paint Co., Pioneer Powder, Spraylat, Tiger Drylac and Valspar.
As an update to a previous report, this report provides a more detailed market breakdown by resin type and application technology, as well as a special focus on third-party contract powder coating services.
“Powder coatings have become more ubiquitous in recent years and have served as increasingly stronger decorative and functional solutions,” said report author Andrew McWilliams. “The scope of the products finished by powder materials has grown and currently involves many industries. Powder coatings have become highly competitive with liquid coatings.”
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In the last 10 years a number of advancements have helped reduce the cost of powder coating. In particular, powder coating uses less energy that liquid coating—in some cases saving close to 50%. Further, the line process used in powder coating requires minimum operator intervention, and parts can now be racked more closely together on the conveyor, a benefit which allows items to pass through the production line more quickly. With recovery procedures, the powder utilization rate often reaches 98%.
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Powder Coatings: Materials, Technologies and Applications( CHM051B )
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