[170 Pages Report] The market for polyaspartic coatings is projected to grow from USD 329 million in 2020 to USD 388 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 3.4% during the forecast period. Aspartics react with aliphatic polyisocyanates to form polyaspartics. Polyaspartic technology differentiates itself from traditional polyurethanes as these polyaspartic esters can be used in various end-use applications by simple manipulation. While coating systems such as epoxy and polyurethane take longer to cure polyaspartic coatings cure more quickly. These coatings can also be easily formulated for application at temperatures below freezing. Polyaspartic coatings are used for bridges, flooring, OEM coatings, automotive repair, wind turbines, and pipelines in the oil & gas industry, among others. The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to impact the polyaspartic coatings market with 10.3% decline in 2020, in terms of value.
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Polyaspartic coatings are widely used in the building & construction industry. The application areas include bridge construction, commercial architecture, floor & roof coating, caulks, joint fill, parking decks, concrete repair, and structural bonds. Polyaspartic coatings in construction are used as topcoats, stone carpets, sealants, and waterproofing. The increasing construction activities and growing product awareness in China are expected to drive the polyaspartic coatings market.
100% solids polyaspartic coatings are manufactured without the use of any solvent. The solid content plays a vital role in determining the properties of the final coated surface. They contain low/zero VOCs and are widely used due to their relatively short curing time, long pot life, and excellent chemical & moisture resistance. These systems serve a wide variety of coating or lining applications on substrates such as concrete or metals to protect from corrosion. The main advantages of 100% solids polyaspartic over hybrid polyaspartic are its rapid reactivity, better chemical & mechanical resistance, high resistance to tearing, better abrasion & impact resistance, resistance to water, and the absence of solvents. However, curing time is relatively longer in comparison to hybrid.
Traditional epoxy coating technology is widely used in various industries due to their low price, ease of application, and favorable results. However, epoxies take long to cure and, when returned to service, fade in direct sunlight, yellow with age, bulge at vulnerable points, and can crack at floor joints. Polyurethanes, on the other hand, are fast curing but are extremely sensitive to moisture.
Polyaspartic coatings are not only fast curing but also overcome most deficiencies of epoxy- and polyurethane-based coating technology. Polyaspartic coatings have more abrasion resistance, are more flexible & UV-stable than epoxies, and are not sensitive to moisture like polyurethanes. Polyaspartic coatings are increasingly replacing two-layer systems of epoxy-based coat and urethane topcoats with one coat systems that provide fast curing and superior performance. This subsequently improves process productivity and increases the demand for polyaspartic coatings
Polyaspartic coatings are more expensive than their substitutes such as epoxy and polyurethane coatings, which can act as a restraint. This increased cost can be attributed to the high prices of raw materials, the cost involved in formulating polyaspartic coating systems, and high investments in R&D. Also, the need for skilled workforce during formulation and operation further increases the cost of application. Thus, the high cost acts as a major restraint to the demand for polyaspartic coatings.
The ability of polyaspartic coatings to replace epoxy and polyurethane coatings is a valued trait and leads to the high demand in industrial and commercial applications. Owing to its benefits and features, the applications of polyaspartic coatings are growing rapidly, which generates significant opportunities for the market players.
Most end users seeking options for floor coating are not aware of the advantages of polyaspartic coatings. They use conventional coatings such as aromatic polyurea, epoxy, and polyurethane coatings, which leads to high curing time and also increases the frequency of coatings. Polyaspartic coatings are fast curing and overcome almost all deficiencies of epoxy- and polyurethane-based coating technology. However, alternative products are priced lower compared to polyaspartic coatings. Therefore, end users prefer to use alternative products to reduce their short-term expenses. Considering all the above factors, creating awareness about polyaspartic coatings is a significant challenge for the market players.
Polyaspartic coatings ecosystem
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APAC is the largest polyaspartic coatings market, and this dominance is expected to continue until 2025. China was the key market in the region, followed by Australia, Indonesia, and Malaysia in the year 2019. China is also expected to witness the highest growth rate, in terms of consumption, between 2020 and 2025. There is an increase in the consumption of polyaspartic coatings in the building & construction, transportation, industrial, and power generation sectors in APAC due to industrialization and growth of the building & construction sector of the region. Growing innovation and the rising demand for improved products are driving the use of polyaspartic coatings.
The leading players in the polyaspartic coatings market are The Sherwin-Williams Company (US), PPG Industries (US), BASF SE (Germany), AkzoNobel (Netherlands), Hempel (Denmark), Carboline (US), Rust-Oleum (US), Laticrete International (US), SIKA AG (Switzerland), Feiyang Protech (China), Indmar Coatings (US), Satyen Polymers (India), and VIP Coatings (Germany). These players adopted expansions, acquisitions, new product development, and agreements as their key growth strategies from 2017 to 2020, which helped them increase their capacities and cater to the widening customer base.
Years considered for the study
Value (USD Million) and Volume (Thousand Liters)
Type, System, End-use industry, and Region
North America, APAC, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America
The Sherwin-Williams Company (US), PPG Industries (US), BASF SE (Germany), AkzoNobel (Netherlands), Hempel (Denmark), Carboline (US), Rust-Oleum (US), Laticrete International (US), SIKA AG (Switzerland), Feiyang Protech (China), Indmar Coatings (US), Satyen Polymers (India), and VIP Coatings (Germany) among the total 21 major players covered
This research report categorizes the global polyaspartic coatings market on the basis of type, system, end-use industry, and region.
What are the features of polyaspartic coatings?
Polyaspartic coatings are based on aliphatic polyisocyanates along with a co-reactant that contains an amine functional group (polyaspartic esters). These are similar to polyurethane systems in terms of characteristics such as abrasion, chemical and UV resistance and, hence, used interchangeably in certain application areas. These coatings are offers for fast curing speeds which results in significant increases in productivity.
What are the major end-use industries using polyaspartic coatings?
Building & Construction, transportation, industrial, and power generation are the end-use industries, together, accounted for the dominant share of the polyaspartic coatings market.
What are the factors influencing the growth of polyaspartic coatings?
Polyaspartic coatings are not only fast curing but also overcome most deficiencies of epoxy- and polyurethane-based coating technology. Polyaspartic coatings have more abrasion resistance, are more flexible & UV-stable than epoxies, and are not sensitive to moisture like polyurethanes (pure polyurea exhibit this property). Also, polyaspartic coatings have low to zero VOC, and there is minimal threat of degradation of indoor air quality (IAQ). This enables quick as well as safe applications. Polyaspartic coatings are also used for customized decorative finishes to suit specific flooring needs.
What are the competing products / alternatives for polyaspartic coatings in the market?
Polyurethane and epoxy-based coating systems are suitable substitutes available in the market in place of polyaspartic coatings. However, polyaspartic coatings have advantages over these traditionally used coatings.
What types of polyaspartic coatings available in the market?
There are two types of polyaspartic coatings available in the market, namely: 100% solids polyaspartic and hybrid polyaspartic. 100% solids polyaspartic coating is derived from the chemical reaction of isocyanates and amine-terminated resins, whereas Hybrid polyaspartic contains solvent in 10-15%.
Who are the major players in the polyaspartic coatings market?
The leading players of the polyaspartic coatings market are Covestro AG (Germany), The Sherwin-Williams Company (US), PPG Industries (US), BASF SE (Germany), and AkzoNobel (Netherlands)
What are the opportunities for the polyaspartic coatings in the coming years?
New application areas such as geotextiles are projected to provide growth opportunities for polyaspartic coatings. Also, growing demand and lack of presence are expected to make polyaspartic coatings manufacturers establish manufacturing bases in these regions.
What are the factors restraining the polyaspartic coatings market?
Despite having more benefits and customizable options, polyaspartic coatings are more expensive than their substitutes, such as epoxy and polyurethane coatings, which can serve as a restraint. This increased cost can be attributed to the high prices of raw materials, the cost involved in formulating polyaspartic coating systems, and high investments in R&D. .
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.1 Market Scope
1.1.1 Market Definition
1.1.2 Market Covered
220.127.116.11 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By Type
18.104.22.168 Polyaspartic Coating Market, By Technology
22.214.171.124 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By System
126.96.36.199 Polyaspartic Coating Market, By End-Use Industry
188.8.131.52 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By Region
1.1.3 Years Considered for The Study
1.1.5 Package size
1.1.8 Summary of Changes
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Market Size Estimation
2.1.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.1.2 Top-Down Approach
2.2 Market Share Estimation
2.2.1 Key Data from Secondary Sources
2.2.2 Key Data from Primary Sources
184.108.40.206 Key Industry Insights
220.127.116.11 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
2.3 Data Triangulation
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities for Polyaspartic Coatings Market
4.2 Top Region Polyaspartic Coating Market, By End-Use Industry
4.3 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By Type
4.4 Polyaspartic Coating Market, By Technology
4.5 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By System
4.6 Polyaspartic Coating Market, By End-Use Industry
4.7 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By Region
5 Market Overview
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.3 Porter's Five Forces
5.4 Coating Ecosystem/Market Map
5.5 Coatings Trade Analysis
5.6 Average Selling Price Analysis
5.7 Technology Analysis
5.8 Regulatory Landscape
5.9 Innovation (Patent Analysis
5.1 Value Chain Analysis
5.11 Forecast Factors Impacting Growth
5.12 YC, YCC Shift
5.13 COVID19 Impact Analysis
5.14 Macro-economic Indicators
6 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By Type - Forecast till 2025 ( in Kilotons and USD Million
6.3 Hybrid Polyurea
7 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By Technology - Forecast till 2025 (in Kilotons and USD Million
8 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By System - Forecast till 2025 (in Kilotons and USD Million
9 Polyaspartic Coating Market, By End-Use Industry - Forecast till 2025 ( in Kilotons and USD Million
9.2 Building & Construction
9.2.1 Impact of megatrends in the building & construction
9.3.1 Impact of megatrends in transportation
9.4.1 Impact of megatrends in industrial
9.5 Power Generation
9.5.1 Impact of megatrends in power generations
9.6.1 Impact of megatrends in Landscape
9.7 Others (If applicable
10 Polyaspartic Coatings Market, By Region - Forecast till 2025 ( in Kilotons and USD Million
10.2 North America
10.3.7 Rest of the Europe
10.4.5 Rest of APAC
10.5 Middle East & Africa
10.5.2 Saudi Arabia
10.5.3 South Africa
10.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa
10.6 South America
10.6.3 Rest of South America
11 Competitive Landscape
11.2 Company Evaluation Matrix Definition And Technology
11.2.1 Market Share & Industry Tier Structure Analysis
11.2.2 Product Footprint
11.2.4 Emerging Leader
11.3 Company Evaluation Matrix 2019
11.4 Competitive Scenario
11.4.3 New Product launches
11.4.4 Market Strategy Analysis
11.4.5 Revenue Analysis of Top Players
12 Company Profiles
(Business Overview, Financials, Impact of Covid-19 on Business Segment, Products & Services, Winning imperatives, Right to Win, Key Strategy, Operational Growth, and Recent Developments *
12.1.1 The Sherwin-Williams Company
12.1.2 PPG Industries
12.1.4 BASF SE
12.1.6 SIKA AG
12.1.7 Nippon Paint
12.1.10 Laticrete International
12.2 Startup/SME Evaluation Matrix, 2019
12.3 Startup/SME Profiles
12.3.1 Indmar Coatings
12.3.2 Satyen Polymers
12.3.3 VIP Coatings Solutions
12.3.4 The Floor Company
12.3.5 Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.
12.3.6 Chromaflo Technologies Corporation
12.3.7 Iron Man Coatings
12.3.8 Flexmar Polyaspartics
12.3.9 Prokem Speciality Chemicals
12.3.10 Lifetime Flooring Systems
12.3.11 Advantage Chemical Coatings
12.3.12 Rhino Lining Corporation
12.3.13 Shorecrete Coatings Llc
12.3.14 US Coatings
13.1 Discussion Guide
13.2 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets Subscription Portal
13.3 Related Reports
13.4 Author Details
This study involved four major activities to estimate the current market size of polyaspartic coatings. Exhaustive secondary research was carried out to collect information on the peer and parent markets. The next step was to validate these findings, assumptions, and sizing with industry experts across the value chain through primary research. Both top-down and bottom-up approaches were employed to estimate the overall market size. Thereafter, market breakdown and data triangulation were used to estimate the market size of segments and subsegments.
In the secondary research process, various sources such as annual reports, press releases, and investor presentations of companies; white papers; publications by recognized websites; and databases were referred to for identifying and collecting information. Secondary research was used to obtain key information about the supply chain of the industry, the total pool of key players, market classification, and segmentation according to the industry trends to the bottom-most level, regional markets, and key developments from both, the market- and technology-oriented perspectives.
The polyaspartic coatings market comprises several stakeholders such as raw material suppliers, processors, end-product manufacturers, and regulatory organizations in the supply chain. The demand side of this market is characterized by the development of the building & construction, industrial, transportation, power generation, and other industries. The supply side is characterized by advancements in technology and diverse end-use industries. Various primary sources from both, the supply and demand sides of the market were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information.
Following is the breakdown of primary respondents—
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Notes: Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 companies are classified on the basis of their market share, product portfolio, and geographical presence.
Others include product, sales, and marketing managers.
Both top-down and bottom-up approaches were used to estimate and validate the size of the global polyaspartic coatings market and to estimate the sizes of various other dependent submarkets. The research methodology used to estimate the market size includes the following:
After arriving at the total market size through the estimation process, the overall market was split into several segments and subsegments. The data triangulation and market breakdown procedures were employed, wherever applicable, to complete the overall market size estimation process and arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and subsegments. The data was triangulated by studying various factors and trends from both, the demand and supply sides. In addition, the market size was validated by using the top-down and bottom-up approaches. Then, it was verified through primary interviews. Thus, for every data segment, there were three sources—top-down approach, bottom-up approach, and expert interviews. The data was assumed to be correct when the values arrived at from the three sources matched.
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