Smart coatings Market Size & Growth | Industry Forecast 2028

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Smart Coatings Market Forecast to 2028 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis – by Function (Anti-Corrosion, Anti-Icing, Anti-Microbial, Anti-Fouling, Self-Healing, and Others), Layer (Single-Layer and Multi-Layer), End Use Industry (Building and Construction, Automotive and Transportation, Electronics, Aerospace and Defense, Marine, and Others), and Geography

Report Code: TIPRE00003552 | No. of Pages: 150 | Category: Chemicals and Materials | Status: Prebook

The smart coatings market was valued US$ 5.5 billion in 2021, it is expected to grow at a CAGR of  24.2% between 2022 and 2028.

The building & construction, aerospace, and automotive industries have been flourishing rapidly. The demand for high-tech vehicles and consumer electronics has been substantially growing. This factor is surging the need for smart coatings as they have various properties which protect the surface from environmental stimuli such as temperature and electric field. Recently, nanomaterials have been used in making smart coatings as they provide improved functionality. Smart coatings are anti-microbial, self-cleaning, corrosion resistant, and self-healing. All these factors are bolstering the market growth.


Smart coating increases performance and reduces maintenance needs, operational costs, and replacement or reapplication needs. It also protects from external forces and degradation actions, such as icing, microbial incursion, fouling, corrosion, and general damage and soiling. The demand for smart coatings is surging, owing to their excellent corrosion resistance. Also, their ability to detect corrosion on any surface is the leading aspect that is fueling the smart coating market growth. 


The "Global Smart Coatings Market Analysis to 2028" is a specialized and in-depth study of the market with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. The report aims to provide an overview of the smart coatings market with detailed market segmentation by function, layer, and end use industry. The global market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the leading smart coatings market player and offers key trends and opportunities in the market.

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Report Coverage - Smart Coatings Market
Report CoverageDetails
Market Size Value inUS$ 5.5 Billion in 2021
Market Size Value byUS$ 23.1 Billion by 2028
Growth rateCAGR of 24.2% from 2022 to 2028
Forecast Period2022-2028
Base Year2021
No. of Pages150
Historical data availableYes
Segments coveredFunction, Layer, and End Use Industry
Regional scopeNorth America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; MEA
Country scopeUS, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Argentina
Report coverageRevenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
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The global smart coatings market is segmented based on function, layer, and end use industry. Based on function, the market is segmented into anti-corrosion, anti-icing, anti-microbial, anti-fouling, self-healing, and others. In terms of layer, the market is segmented into single-layer and multi-layer. Based on end use industry, the market is segmented into building and construction, automotive and transportation, electronics, aerospace and defense, marine, and others.


The report provides a detailed overview of the industry, including both qualitative and quantitative information. It provides overview and forecast of the global smart coatings market based on various segments. It also provides market size and forecast estimates from 2020 to 2028 with respect to five major regions—North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), the Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America. Each region's smart coatings market is later subsegmented into respective countries and segments. The report covers analysis and forecast of 18 countries globally along with current trends and opportunities prevailing in the North America region.

From the regional perspective, Asia Pacific dominated the smart coatings market with ~39% market share in 2021. Asia Pacific has become an attractive market for investors, owing to the presence of several emerging economies, such as India, China, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Owing to strong economic growth, companies have been expanding their business in the region, bolstering the region's market growth. Also, rapid developments in infrastructure and manufacturing industries in India and China are also contributing to the market growth in the region. The key smart coatings manufacturers in the region include Nippon Steel Corporation, Asian Paints, and Guangdong Carpoly Chemical Group. The below figure showcases the revenue growth trend in the global smart coatings market:

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The report analyzes factors affecting the smart coatings market from both the demand and supply side and further evaluates market dynamics, i.e., drivers, restraints, opportunities, and future trends. The report also provides an exhaustive Porter's five forces analysis, highlighting the factors affecting the smart coatings market in these regions.


The COVID-19 outbreak disrupted various industries such as automotive and building & construction due to lockdowns and shutting down of manufacturing units. The disruptions in these industries affected the smart coatings market negatively for the first three quarters of 2020. However, the global smart coatings market is recovering from the losses due to COVID-19. The increasing demand for smart coatings to protect various components of buildings, machines, infrastructures, etc. from damage is driving the global market. Self-cleaning, self-healing, and corrosion resistance properties of smart coatings are driving their demand in various end-use industries.


The reports cover key developments in the smart coatings market's organic and inorganic growth strategies. Various companies are focusing on organic growth strategies such as product launches, product approvals, and patents and events. Inorganic growth strategies activities witnessed in the market were acquisitions, and partnerships & collaborations. These activities have paved the way for the expansion of business and the customer base of market players. The market players in the smart coatings market are anticipated to have lucrative growth opportunities in the future with the rising demand for smart coatings. Below mentioned is the list of a few companies engaged in the smart coatings testing market.

The report also includes the profiles of key smart coatings market companies, along with their SWOT analysis and market strategies. In addition, the report focuses on leading industry players with information such as company profiles, components and services offered, financial information for the last three years, and key development in the past five years.

  • AkzoNobel
  • PPG Industries
  • Axalta Coatings Systems
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Jotun A/S
  • RPM International
  • Hempel A/S
  • NEI Corporation
  • Nippon Steel Corporation
  • Guangdong Carpoly Chemical Group

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The List of Companies

1. 3M
2. AnCatt
4. Bayer AG
5. DuPont
6. Eastman Chemical Company
7. Industrial Nanotech, Inc.
8. Jotun
9. Tesla NanoCoatings
10. The Dow Chemical Company

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