Market Highlights: Sol-gel coatings are made from the reaction of a colloidal solution (sol) that forms an integrated network (gel) of either polymers or particles. Properties achieved with sol-gel coatings are hydrophobic surfaces, anti-fingerprinting, oleophobic surfaces, anti-microbial surfaces, easy to clean surfaces, protective transparent coatings, corrosion resistance, and others. Increasing demand for sol-gel coatings from automotive, architecture, protective coatings, healthcare, and others propelling market growth. In addition, rising demand from the developing economies expected to drive the demand for sol-gel coatings for the forecasted period. The market study is being classified by Type (Resin Coatings and Inorganic Coatings), by Application (Corrosion and Wear Resistant, Water-Resistant and Others) and major geographies with country level break-up that includes South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico).
Key Players: The prominent players in the Sol-Gel Coatings are PPG Industries, Inc. (United States), Akzo Nobel N.V. (Netherlands), 3M (United States), Sherwin-Williams Company (United States), Ferro Corporation (United States), Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (United States), NanoTech Coatings (United States), OPTICOTE INC (United States) and Covestro AG (Germany).
Major Market Development Highlights 1st March 2019, PPG Industries, Inc. provider of coatings, specialty materials, and paints acquired Whitford Worldwide, manufacturer of nonstick and low-friction coatings for consumer and industrial applications.
Key Questions Answered in the Report What will the Sol-Gel Coatings Market size and the growth rate be in Future? What are the key factors driving the Sol-Gel Coatings Market? What are the key market trends and macro-economic impacting the growth of the Sol-Gel Coatings Market? What are the challenges to market growth? Who are the key vendors in the Sol-Gel Coatings Market? What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the Sol-Gel Coatings Market? Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Vendors. What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the Sol-Gel Coatings Market?
Research Methodology: The top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the size of the Global Sol-Gel Coatings market. In order to reach an exhaustive list of functional and relevant players various industry classification standards are closely followed such as NAICS, ICB, SIC to penetrate deep in important geographies by players and a thorough validation test is conducted to reach most relevant players for survey in Sol-Gel Coatings market. In order to make priority list sorting is done based on revenue generated based on latest reporting with the help of paid databases such as Factiva, Bloomberg etc. Finally the questionnaire is set and specifically designed to address all the necessities for primary data collection after getting prior appointment by targeting key target audience that includes Sol-Gel Coatings Manufacturers, Sol-Gel Coatings Suppliers and Distributors, Potential Investors, Raw Material Suppliers, Associations, Government, End-Use Industries and Others. This helps us to gather the data for the players revenue, operating cycle and expense, profit along with product or service growth etc. Almost 70-80% of data is collected through primary medium and further validation is done through various secondary sources that includes Regulators, World Bank, Association, Company Website, SEC filings, OTC BB, Annual reports, press releases etc.