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The paint and coating thickeners market involves materials that are used to increase the viscosity or thickness of paints, coatings, and related products. Thickeners play a crucial role in adjusting the rheological properties of these formulations, which affects their application, coverage, and overall performance. The choice of thickeners depends on factors such as the type of paint or coating, the desired consistency, the application method, and the final appearance. The paints and coatings industry serves a wide range of sectors, including construction, automotive, industrial manufacturing, marine, and more. Each of these industries requires specific types of coatings with tailored properties, driving the need for a variety of thickeners to meet their unique requirements, thus, propelling the growth of the paint and coating thickeners market. On the other hand, the shifting geopolitical structure of different nations can affect the market as well as the variations in raw material prices also negatively impact the market growth. The Paint and Coating Thickeners Market is projected to grow at rate of 4.2% CAGR by 2028.
Paint and Coating Thickeners Market on the basis of Types:
• Water Based
• Solvent Based
• Others
Paint and Coating Thickeners Market on the basis of End-users:
• Building and Construction
• Transportation
• Packaging
• Textile
• Industrial
• Others
Paint and Coating Thickeners Market on the basis of Geography:
• North America
• Europe
• Asia Pacific
• Rest of the World
According to the type segmentation, the market is segmented into Water Based, Solvent Based and Others. Water-based segment is contributing heavily towards the market. It is expected to grow at a highest CAGR during the forecast period. Water-based paints and coatings were experiencing increased demand due to their lower VOC content and reduced environmental impact. Thickeners compatible with water-based systems were in high demand to meet regulatory requirements and consumer expectations.
Further, the end user segmentation is divided into Building and Construction, Packaging, Transportation, Textile, Industrial and Others. Building & construction end user segment is dominating the paint and coating thickeners market. The next major end user segment contributing towards the market is Transportation. Transportation largely uses thickeners in paints and coatings. The packaging segment is expected to grow rapidly with a high CAGR pushing the paint and coating thickeners market demand to grow during the forecast period.
According to the paint and coating thickeners market based on geography Asia Pacific is dominating the market of paint and coating thickeners during the forecast period followed by North America and Europe. Paint and coating thickeners is used in various applications. The growth of the end-use industries is likely to drive the growth of the market during the forecast period. The companies working in the manufacturing of paint and coating thickeners are actively participating to increase their product ranges along with improvements in supply networks and thus enhancing their positions in the paint and coating thickeners market.
The trend of sustainability and environmental consciousness was across the world driving the demand for thickeners derived from renewable sources, as well as those with minimal environmental impact. Water-based coatings and thickeners that help reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions were gaining prominence due to stricter regulations and consumer preferences for eco-friendly products.
The leading players of the paint and coating thickeners market are BASF SE, Akzo Nobel N.V., Arkema S.A., Ashland Global Specialty Chemicals Inc., Axalta Coating Systems, Clariant AG, DuPont de Nemours, Inc, RPM International Inc., SAN NOPCO LIMITED and The ALTANA Group.
Thus, the paint and coating thickeners market is influenced by factors such as advancements in formulation technology, environmental regulations, consumer preferences for sustainable products, and the demand for paints and coatings with enhanced performance characteristics. Manufacturers continually work to develop innovative thickeners that meet evolving industry requirements while maintaining compatibility with different paint and coating systems.
• The report analyzes the geographical highlights in terms of consumption of the product/service within the region also indicates the factors which are affecting the paint and coating thickeners market within each region.
• The report consists of opportunities and challenges faced by the players in the global paint and coating thickeners market.
• The report implies the regional and segmental analysis which is projected to witness the fastest growth.
• Provides competitive outlook which includes the market ranking of the key players, coupled with new product launches, partnerships, business expansions, and acquisitions.

Paint and Coating Thickeners Market Forecast up to 2028

  • Table of Contents

    1. Executive Summary
    2. Industry Outlook

    2.1. Industry Overview
    2.2. Industry Trends
    3. Market Snapshot
    3.1. Market Definition
    3.2. Market Outlook
    3.2.1. Porter Five Forces
    3.3. Related Markets
    4. Market characteristics
    4.1. Market Overview
    4.2. Market Segmentation
    4.3. Market Dynamics
    4.3.1. Drivers
    4.3.2. Restraints
    4.3.3. Opportunities
    4.4. DRO - Impact Analysis
    5. Type: Market Size & Analysis
    5.1. Overview
    5.2. Water Based
    5.3. Solvent Based
    5.4. Others
    6. End-users: Market Size & Analysis
    6.1. Overview
    6.2. Building and Construction
    6.3. Packaging
    6.4. Transportation
    6.5. Textile
    6.6. Industrial
    6.7. Others
    7. Geography: Market Size & Analysis
    7.1. Overview
    7.2. North America
    7.3. Europe
    7.4. Asia Pacific
    7.5. Rest of the World
    8. Competitive Landscape
    8.1. Competitor Comparison Analysis
    8.2. Market Developments
    8.2.1. Mergers and Acquisitions, Legal, Awards, Partnerships
    8.2.2. Product Launches and execution
    9. Vendor Profiles
    9.1. BASF SE
    9.1.1. Overview
    9.1.2. Financial Overview
    9.1.3. Product Offerings
    9.1.4. Developments
    9.1.5. Business Strategy
    9.2. Akzo Nobel N.V.
    9.2.1. Overview
    9.2.2. Financial Overview
    9.2.3. Product Offerings
    9.2.4. Developments
    9.2.5. Business Strategy
    9.3. Arkema S.A.
    9.3.1. Overview
    9.3.2. Financial Overview
    9.3.3. Product Offerings
    9.3.4. Developments
    9.3.5. Business Strategy
    9.4. Ashland Global Specialty Chemicals Inc.
    9.4.1. Overview
    9.4.2. Financial Overview
    9.4.3. Product Offerings
    9.4.4. Developments
    9.4.5. Business Strategy
    9.5. Axalta Coating Systems
    9.5.1. Overview
    9.5.2. Financial Overview
    9.5.3. Product Offerings
    9.5.4. Developments
    9.5.5. Business Strategy
    9.6. Clariant AG
    9.6.1. Overview
    9.6.2. Financial Overview
    9.6.3. Product Offerings
    9.6.4. Developments
    9.6.5. Business Strategy
    9.7. DuPont de Nemours, Inc
    9.7.1. Overview
    9.7.2. Financial Overview
    9.7.3. Product Offerings
    9.7.4. Developments
    9.7.5. Business Strategy
    9.8. RPM International Inc.
    9.8.1. Overview
    9.8.2. Financial Overview
    9.8.3. Product Offerings
    9.8.4. Developments
    9.8.5. Business Strategy
    9.9.1. Overview
    9.9.2. Financial Overview
    9.9.3. Product Offerings
    9.9.4. Developments
    9.9.5. Business Strategy
    9.10. The ALTANA Group
    9.10.1. Overview
    9.10.2. Financial Overview
    9.10.3. Product Offerings
    9.10.4. Developments
    9.10.5. Business Strategy
    10. Analyst Opinion
    11. Annexure

    11.1. Report Scope
    11.2. Market Definitions
    11.3. Research Methodology
    11.3.1. Data Collation and In-house Estimation
    11.3.2. Market Triangulation
    11.3.3. Forecasting
    11.4. Report Assumptions
    11.5. Declarations
    11.6. Stakeholders
    11.7. Abbreviations
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