Global Coating Additives Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Jun 2017
  • Pages: 85
  • SKU: IRTNTR13664

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This industry research report identifies AkzoNobel, ALTANA, BASF, Evonik Industries, and The Dow Chemical Company as the key vendors in the global coating additives market. This industry research report also presents a competitive analysis of the market by formulation (waterborne coating, solventborne coating, and powder-based coating), by application (architectural applications, industrial applications, automotive applications, and wood and furniture), and by geography (APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW).

Overview of the global coating additives market

Coatings additives market research at Technavio predicts that the global coating additives market will grow at a CAGR of over 6% by 2021. This coatings additives market forecast identifies the increasing adoption of environment-friendly coatings and additives owing to the growing environmental concerns as one of the primary factors for the coatings additives market growth. The governments in many regions are increasingly focusing on green initiatives that can result in the reduction of greenhouse gases in the environment. This induces suppliers to focus on environment-friendly coating methods, which in turn, increases the demand for environment-friendly paints and coatings. With the growing need to change their materials and processes to provide coating additives that are eco-friendly and pass all regulatory testing such as low volatile organic compounds (VOC), the supplier will start focusing on the utilization of eco-friendly coating additives, which will subsequently drive coatings additives market growth.

Chemicals such as antifoams, coupling agents, thinners, thickeners, levelers, wetting agents, deflocculates, anti-caking agents, and clarifiers are used as chemical additives. These additives are widely used to improve the strength, appearance, chemical resistance, and performance-enhancing properties of coatings. This will subsequently drive the growth of the chemical additives industry and according to this market research and analysis, this will be one of the major trends that will gain traction in the coating additives market in the coming years.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The coating additives market appears to be competitive due to the presence of several vendors. The competition among the major market players is based on factors such as innovations, price, and quality of the product. The key vendors are focusing on R&D activities to discover new product applications to meet the increasing demand for advanced coating additives and are also increasing their focus on penetrating the untapped markets such as Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. To sustain in this competitive environment, the vendors have the need to follow efficient strategies for restructuring their activities, capacity shutdowns, geographic and product expansions, and reconsideration and corporate reshuffling.

The leading vendors in the market are -

  • AkzoNobel
  • BASF
  • Evonik Industries
  • The Dow Chemical Company

The other prominent vendors in the market include Arkema, Ashland, Eastman, Elementis, and Lubrizol.

Segmentation by formulation and analysis of the coating additives market

During 2016, the waterborne coating segment accounted for the major shares of this market. Stringent environmental regulations in the developed regions that encourage the use of coating additives that emit less VOCs will lead to the adoption of waterborne coatings in these regions. Additionally, the focus of several customers towards renovating their houses using sustainable products will also increase the need for environment-friendly waterborne coating additives.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the coating additives market

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW

This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the market by 2021. The region is witnessing an increase in the consumption of coating additives due to the expansion of major end-user applications including construction, industrial, automotive, and wood and furniture.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global coating additives market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global coating additives market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global coating additives market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global coating additives market?
  • What are the trending factors influencing the market shares of APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global coating additives market?

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In construction paints, coating additives are used to improve impact resistance, viscosity, and the surface effectiveness of substrates. This upcoming market research report on the coating additives market is an integral part of Technavio’s chemical and materials portfolio and offers key insights into the market space for additives, adhesives, and sealants. Technavio’s insightful market research reports also provides insights on the market size, forecast, trends, and industry analysis to help clients build effective growth strategies.

Market research analyst analyze various industry reports, trade journals, and other databases to conduct secondary research, and also involve in in-depth user survey and expert opinions to gather primary data. This helps the client get an aggregated view of the industry, which serves as an input for devising effective business strategies. The report also covers some vendors operating in this industry such as Arkema, BASF, Dow Chemical Company, Evonik Industries, King Industries Inc., Valspar, Eastman, AkzoNobel, Lubrizol Corporation, and BYK-Chemie.

This market research report on the coating additives market also takes into account the growth of related market like global antimicrobial additives market, which is anticipated to post an impressive CAGR of over 7%, respectively during the forecast period. According to our analysis, increasing infrastructure spending in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to influence the global market. The report also conducts industry analysis as per geographic regions covering geographies like Europe, North America, APAC, and ROW.

The upcoming industry report on the coating additives market also offers insights into fast-growing segments within the consumer and retail industry, including sectors like olefins and specialty chemicals. Additionally, the market research report on the coating additives market also presents insights into the changing competitive landscape and gives clients a complete view of the future direction of the chemicals and materials industry.

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market size and forecast
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by formulation

  • Global coating additives market by formulation
  • Global waterborne coating additives market
  • Global solventborne coating additives market
  • Global powder-based coating additives market

PART 07: Market segmentation by application

  • Global coating additives market by application
  • Global coating additives market for architectural applications
  • Global coating additives market for industrial applications
  • Global coating additives market for automotive applications
  • Global coating additives market for wood and furniture
  • Global coating additives market for other applications

PART 08: Geographical segmentation

  • Global coating additives market by geography
  • Coating additives market in APAC
  • Coating additives market in North America
  • Coating additives market in Europe
  • Coating additives market in ROW

PART 09: Decision framework

PART 10: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 11: Market trends

  • Growth in chemical additives industry
  • Increasing demand from emerging economies

PART 12: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive landscape
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 13: Key vendor analysis

  • AkzoNobel
  • BASF
  • Evonik Industries
  • The Dow Chemical Company

PART 14: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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