The American Coatings Association (ACA) is pleased to announce the pre-sale of its soon-to-be published U.S. Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis: 2010-2015. This leading market study will be available Feb. 15, 2012 as an online subscription; however, ACA is offering three advance purchase options for those interested in this enhanced Market Analysis. In addition to the customary pre-sale in which orders are processed immediately, ACA is extending options for invoice orders, and a new “Notify Me” alternative that will alert via email those interested in purchasing the study once it is published.

The U.S. Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis: 2010-2015 is being prepared for ACA by its new partner, The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a highly regarded global strategic management consulting firm with 35 years of specialization in the coatings, adhesives and specialty chemicals market sectors. “ACA’s Market Analysis is a dynamic tool that will assist companies in making important tactical and strategic decisions at all levels of their business,” said Allen Irish, ACA’s counsel and director of industry affairs. “We are very excited about the partnership with ChemQuest to produce the upcoming Market Analysis, and believe that it will enhance an already first-rate publication series.”

The U.S. Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis: 2010-2015 profiles performance of the coatings industry’s 21 market sectors over the past two years, offering insightful analysis, and projects sector performance for the five-year period following the most recent industry Census figures. In addition to digesting the U.S. Census data, the report will incorporate “real world” interviews with key industry experts whose insights provide a solid base for analyzing the impact of trends and issues in major market segments along the paint and coatings supply chain.

The forthcoming edition of the Market Analysis will also include special chapters addressing industry mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, raw material trends, technology trends, and green/sustainability issues.

“ChemQuest will also provide an industry structure assessment of each market segment using Porter “Five Forces” analysis, said George R. Pilcher, ChemQuest’s vice president. “For the first time ever, subscribers of the ACA Market Analysis will be afforded the opportunity to see a ‘snapshot in time’ of each market segment, and make direct comparisons among coatings market segments with regard to their structural characteristics.”

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The American Coatings Association (ACA) is a voluntary, nonprofit trade association working to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. The organization represents paint and coatings manufacturers, raw materials suppliers, distributors, and technical professionals. ACA serves as an advocate and ally for members on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues, and provides forums for the advancement and promotion of the industry through educational and professional development services.

The ChemQuest Group, Inc. is an international strategic business management consulting firm specializing in the paints, coatings, resins, polymers, adhesives, and sealants industries. Its consultants also have significant expertise in the automotive industry. In addition to strategic business management consulting, ChemQuest also provides consulting on information resource services.