New Market Report: Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2018

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Thu Jan 02 2014

Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market by Type (Silver, Copper, & Others), Application (Indoor air/HVAC, Medical, Mold remediation, Building & Construction, Food & Beverages, Textiles, & Others) & Geography(North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW) - Trends & Forecasts to 2018

The Antimicrobial Coatings report covers the major antimicrobials that are used to prevent or inactivate microbes, such as bacteria, fungi (including molds), and viruses. The major additives considered in this report are Silver, Copper, Zinc oxide, Zirconium, Titanium dioxide, and Zinc omadine. The market is divided further on the basis of their major applications such as Indoor air/HVAC, Medical, Mold remediation, Building & Construction, Food & Beverages, Textiles, & Others in which the indoor air/HVAC coatings dominate over all other coatings. The report also covers major geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the ROW with the major countries that are playing a major role in driving the antimicrobial coatings market.

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According to the study, the market size for antimicrobial coatings was about $1.5 billion in 2012 by value and is estimated to grow with a CAGR of about 11.8% from 2013 to 2018. The data mentioned in the report are based on the overall demand for the major antimicrobial coatings categories.

In order to tap the growing market and to gain a competitive advantage in the antimicrobial coatings market, huge investments are made by the major companies such as AkzoNobel, BASF, PPG, Sherwin-Williams, and others in developing countries of Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The new R&D facilities and new product developments by the companies are helping to cater the demand in these developing countries, which are in growing stage and have huge potential in the near future.

The companies dealing with antimicrobial coatings are consistently focusing to develop new coatings with different formulations having antibacterial and anti-odor properties with them and which follows the regulatory environmental standards defined by EPA, REACH, and other environment & health care agencies.

The impact of different market factors such as drivers and restraints is also illustrated in the report. This gives an idea about the major drivers such as concerned about antibiotic products, aging population in the developed countries, regulatory pressures on hospitals, schools, and other buildings, and others; and restraints such as demonstrating efficacy and functionality of silver-based coatings, companies' false claims for selling antimicrobial coatings, and others that are of key importance for the commercial success of antimicrobial coatings and its end-user market.

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