Srinivasa Rajaram is a mechanical engineer with more than 40 years of experience in designing factory layouts and setting up factories. He has set up factories for the production of weighing and dynamic balancing machines in India and has experience in designing, producing and servicing that equipment. He was Senior Vice President at M/S Schenck Avery Limited, an Indo-German joint venture, and has set up an automatic paint shop for painting various components of weighing and dynamic balancing equipment.
This report provides:- An overview of the global market for paints and coatings, with a focus on Architectural Coatings. - Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2011 and 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018. - Identifications of new market opportunities and targeted promotional plans for paints and coatings. - Discussion of research and development, and the demand for new products and new applications. - Examination of the role of paints and coatings in providing color and protection. - Comprehensive company profiles of major players in the industry. TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1 OVERVIEW 1 STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 1 REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY 1 INTENDED AUDIENCE 2 SCOPE AND FORMAT 2 INFORMATION SOURCES 2 AUTHOR CREDENTIALS 2 RELATED BCC REPORTS 2 BCC ONLINE SERVICES 3 DISCLAIMER 3 CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY 5 SUMMARY TABLE MARKET FOR PAINTS AND COATINGS, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 6 SUMMARY FIGURE MARKET FOR PAINTS AND COATINGS, 2011-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 6 CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW 8 DEFINITION OF THE INDUSTRY 8 CONCEPTS IN THE INDUSTRY 8 IMPORTANCE OF THE INDUSTRY 8 LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT 9 LIFE CYCLE COST 9 TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE 10 HISTORY OF PAINTS AND COATINGS 10