FARMINGTON, Conn. - Many factors are paving the way for the U.S. paints and coatings market. As the number of construction projects increases, consumers resume their spending and as the demand for industrial production is raised, the paints and coatings market will benefit. At the same time, there are a number of factors inhibiting market growth, such as more stringent environmental regulations and higher prices of base ingredients. While some of these factors may not affect the paints and coatings market as a whole, specific segments of the market may be influenced.

These new market research reports, available immediately from Global Information Inc (GII), offer unique and valuable insight into this shifting market, providing detailed information that will prove indispensable for CEOs, marketers, product managers, engineers, suppliers, government agencies, investors, analysts and regulators.

Paints and Coatings, U.S. Market

SBI estimates the U.S. paints and coatings market in 2011 to be valued at $22.1 billion. Although growth from 2007 to 2011 was less than exciting, it is expected the market will benefit from the reviving U.S. economy, as well as a number of other factors, and will near $30 billion in 2021.

A push to go green has inspired a whole new breed of paints and coatings. Emerging environmentally friendly products include everything from VOC-free and allergy sensitive interior house paints to self-repairing automobile paints and exterior architectural paints that reflect sunlight. This greening trend will likely continue for some time, especially since these friendlier coatings often help to save money as well.

This report identifies key trends and factors (such as the regulatory scene, new technologies, employment opportunities and economic drivers and challenges), which affect the size and direction of market growth in the United States. Profiles of more than 15 major - or particularly interesting - companies involved in the industry are also included in this report.

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Top 10 World's Leading Paint and Coatings Companies: Strategic Directions, Marketing Tactics, Strengths & Weaknesses, Financial Performance

Paints and coatings industry executives seeking strategically significant competitior information, analysis and critical insight need look no further. In this report, Venture Planning Group helps current suppliers realistically assess their financial, marketing and technological capibilities vis-avis leading competitors; assists potential market entrants in evaluating prospective acquisitions and joint venture candidates; identifies the least competitive market niches with significant growth potential; and more.

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World's Leading Paints and Coatings Companies: Strategic Directions, Marketing Tactics, Technological Know-How

Venture Planning Group's new report analyzes ten leading paints and coatings companies: AkzoNobel, BASF, DuPont, Henkel, Kansai Paint, Nippon Paint, PPG, RPM, Sherwin-Williams, and Valspar. For each company, the following information is provided: specific business, new product development and marketing strategies; major strengths and weaknesses; anticipated acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures; promotional tactics; distribution approaches; product service and support; customer relations; proprietary technologies and patent litigations; and more.

Significantly deeper, company-specific reports are also available for AkzoNobel, Kansai Paint, Nippon Paint, PPG, Sherwin-Williams, and Valspar.

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Profile of the Western European Paint Industry

Competitive executives gain new insight into the decorative and industrial coatings markets for 16 different countries in the Western European region with the latest edition of IRL's report. Five-year market forecasts to 2016 are provided for each country. The report also covers the following market sectors: industrial wood coatings, automotive OEM coatings, automotive refinishes, powder coatings, general industrial coatings, protective coatings, marine coatings, and coatings for plastics.

For a detailed executive summary, sample charts, and table of contents, or to request free sample pages from the full report, please visit http://www.giiresearch.com/report/irl86417-west-eu-paint.html

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