This edition offers comprehensive and detailed discussion of 31 market segments profiled; a combination of current, primary "real world" interviews with key industry experts and U.S. Census data
extensive coverage of supply chain and the impact of trends and issues in major market segment along the chain; and projection of growth rates and forecasts through 2011.
Prepared by The Chemark Consulting Group, which has been providing management consulting services in the areas of business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, organization development, and marketing research for small and mid-cap companies, as well as divisions of large-global organizations in the coatings, adhesives, resins, polymers, sealants, additives and specialty chemicals business for more than 30 years, the new market analysis will include more information than any preceding edition. This includes enhanced qualitative input through contribution of industry key players, as well as the latest U.S. Census Bureau industry figures, as reviewed and shaped by industry experts and members.
The study's mainstay chapters covering specific industry segments include architectural, OEM and special purpose coatings. In addition, there are several new, special and expanded chapters, including:
• Nanotechnologies and Smart Coatings
• Growth Niche Opportunities and Analysis
• Investment in Overseas Operations and Outsourcing Offshore
• Renewable Resources Raw Materials and the Economic Case For Substitution, and
• Update on Recent Merger and Acquisition Activities.