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Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Size, Share, Forecast: By Raw Material: Resin, Pigments and Fillers, Additives, Solvents; By Technology: Water-Borne, Solvent-Based, Powder-Based, Others; By Application: Industrial, Architectural; Regional Analysis; Market Dynamics: SWOT Analysis; Competitive Landscape; 2024-2032

Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Outlook

The Mexico paints and coatings market size reached around USD 3,500.5 million in 2023. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% during 2024-2032 to reach a value of USD 5,513.6 million by 2032.

 

Key Takeaways

  • Per capita consumption of paints increased steadily from 2014 to 2018 but declined in 2019 and 2020. It rose to 9.11 litres in 2021 from 8.65 litres in 2020.
  • Mexico ranks as the world's seventh-largest producer of passenger vehicles, with an output of 3.5 million units in 2022, which further adds to the demand for paints and coatings for automobiles.
  • Mexico’s manufacturing sector draws the highest foreign direct investment (FDI) and accounted for 18.5% of the country’s GDP in 2021.

 

Paints and coatings play a pivotal role in a variety of sectors, as they improve the longevity of products and provide a barrier against external damage such as corrosion. Manufacturers are investing in the production of quality paints and coatings that are easier to apply, effectively hide surface defects, efficiently bind to surfaces, and resist peeling and mildew.

 

Mexico is the world’s seventh-largest producer of automobiles, with a production of 3.5 million vehicles in 2022. A key trend supporting the expansion of the paints and coatings market in Mexico is the growing use of paints and coatings by the automotive and transportation sectors.

 

Figure: Consumption of Paints per Capita (Litres per Inhabitant)

Mexico Paints and Coatings Market 

 

Figure: Construction Industry Value Added to GDP In Mexico, 2012-2022

Mexico Paints and Coatings Market

 

Key Trends and Developments

Growth in residential construction; expanding aviation sector; increasing adoption of environment-friendly paints and coatings; and expanding automotive sector are positively impacting the Mexico paints and coatings market expansion

 

Date Company Event
May 2023 PPG Industries Inc PPG allocated USD 44 million to upgrade five powder coating manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Latin America, with USD 30 million directed to U.S. facilities and USD 14 million to Latin American sites.
Aug 2022 PPG Industries Inc PPG invested USD 11 million to double its powder coatings capacity at its San Juan del Rio plant in Mexico, completing the expansion project by mid-2023.
Aug 2022 Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. introduced its latest basecoat technology, Cromax® Gen, for the Latin American Automotive Refinish sector, aiming to enhance productivity and cost-efficiency for body shops.
Apr 2022 Akzo Nobel N.V. Akzo Nobel N.V. completed the acquisition of Grupo Orbis, a prominent paints and coatings company situated in Colombia.

 

 

Trends Impact
Growth in residential construction The expanding construction sector contributes to the paints demand. In 2021, the construction sector in Mexico expanded by 7.2% Additionally, the ongoing infrastructure development projects, such as the Baja California Sur Combined Cycle Power Plant, Tigres Football Club Stadium, and Lerdo-Norte IV Combined Cycle Power Plant, creating an opportunity for Paint manufacturers.
Expanding automotive sector Mexico is the world’s seventh-largest producer of automobiles, with a production capacity of 3.5 million vehicles in 2022. The expanding automotive manufacturing sector is driving the need for automotive coatings, essential for shielding vehicles against corrosion.
Increasing adoption of eco-friendly paints The rising concerns of environmental pollution are catering to the demand for eco-friendly paints such as low VOC paints. Low VOC paints are generally made from natural raw ingredients such as water, beeswax, plant oils and resins, and cause less emissions.
Expanding aviation sector Within Latin America, Mexico is a leader in international passenger volumes. In 2022, the country recorded 49.6 million passengers. International travel constitutes 50% of Mexico's total air traffic, contributing to 22% of the regional air traffic. The expanding air travel is stimulating the demand for new aircraft and the need for paints.

 

Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Trends

The lower labour costs and skilled workforce are strengthening Mexico’s automotive and aerospace manufacturing sectors, which in turn, aids the market for paints and coatings in Mexico.

 

Mexico’s automotive sector is a major contributor to the economy. Mexico is the fifth-largest manufacturer of heavy-duty vehicles globally. The country has established itself as a major vehicle manufacturing hub with the presence of prominent automobile manufacturers such as Ford Motor Co, General Motors (GM), and BMW AG. The escalating manufacturing of vehicles in the country is further driving the Mexico paints and coatings market growth.

 

According to World Bank, in 2022, Mexico’s manufacturing sector accounted for 21% of Mexico’s GDP. The expansion of automotive, consumer electronics, and aerospace manufacturing sector is contributing to the market growth.

 

Mexico is witnessing a demand for low-VOC paints and coatings that are safe for the environment and human health.  Low VOC paints are also being increasingly adopted as road marking paint in Mexico.

 

Market Segmentation

“Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Report and Forecast 2024-2032” offers a detailed analysis of the market based on the following segments:

 

Market Breakup Categories
Raw Material Resin, Pigments and Fillers, Additives, Solvents
Technology Water-Borne, Solvent-Based, Powder-Based, Others
Application Industrial, Architectural
Region Central Mexico, Northern Mexico, The Bajío, Pacific Coast, Yucatan Peninsula, Baja California

 

Under raw materials, solvents are further categorised as acrylic, polyurethane, alkyd, and epoxy.

 

Under application, while the industrial segment is further categorised into automotive and transportation, general industrial, wood, aerospace and marine, and protective, the architectural segment is classified into indoor and outdoor.

 

Industrial applications account for the majority of the Mexico paints and coatings market share

The prominent types of paints used in the industrial sector in Mexico are acrylics, epoxies, and polyurethanes, with high solids characteristics, that can provide maximum protection from wear and tear. In 2022, the industrial sector accounted for 32.1% of Mexico's GDP.

 

Water-based architectural paints are widely used for walls, ceilings, and decorations on any dry surface. The increasing residential renovation activities and the increase in long-term tourism and housing in Mexico is catering to a greater demand for paints and coatings. The expansion of the housing sector is increasing the requirement for paints for decorative purposes. The demand for vacation homes in Mexico witnessed a 15% growth in 2022.

 

Based on raw material, resins account for a significant share of the Mexico paints and coatings market

Acrylic resins are widely deployed in architectural and automotive applications due to their durability and weatherability as coating materials. The presence of large OEMs in Mexico, including Ford, Honda, Nissan, Chrysler, and Volkswagen aid the demand for automotive coatings and refinish paints.

 

The automotive refinishing sector is increasing the demand for pigments that create colour-shifting and pearlescent effects. Paint fillers are incorporated into paint formulations to modify or improve the properties of the paint. Some of the common types of fillers included are calcium carbonate, talc, silica and silicates.

 

Competitive Landscape

The market participants are providing cost-effective solutions, optimising product performance, enhancing distribution networks, and establishing strong brand recognition, all of which contribute to elevated product quality and market development

 

Company Founded Headquarters Services
PPG Industries, Inc. 1883 United States The company provides paints and coatings for aerospace, architectural coatings, automotive refinish and OEM, among others.
Akzo Nobel N.V. 1792 Netherlands Specialises in Decorative paints, automotive and specialty coatings, industrial coatings, marine, protective and yacht coatings, and powder coatings.
Benjamin Moore & Co. 1883 United States The company offers their products under brands like Aura, RegalSelect, Ultra Spec, ben, ADVANCE, ARBORCOAT, Coronado, and Insl-x, among others.
Jotun A/S 1926 Norway The company offers paints and coatings products for architecture and design, energy, infrastructure, and shipping.

 

Other notable players operating in the Mexico paints and coatings market include Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd., BASF SE, WEG S.A., Pinturas Osel, S.A. DE C.V, and Sherwin-Williams Company, among others.

 

Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Analysis by Region

Puebla-Tlaxcala region in Central Mexico has the presence of manufacturing units of global companies such as Volkswagen Group and Audi. The region produces about 3,500 vehicles per day, and about 1,277,500 vehicles on an annual basis.  In January 2024, Volkswagen announced an investment of USD 2 million for producing electric cars in Puebla.

 

Automotive manufacturing in Mexico is primarily located in the northern regions of Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sonora, among other areas. Coahuila is a significant region in the automotive manufacturing sector. General Motors, established in the region produced 722 thousand 631 units of automotives in 2023. Such developments in the country favour the Mexico paints and coatings market.

 

Key Highlights of the Report

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment:

  • Raw Material
  • Technology
  • Application
  • Region
Breakup by Raw Material
  • Resin
  • Pigments and Fillers
  • Additives
  • Solvents
Breakup by Technology
  • Water-Borne
  • Solvent-Based
  • Powder-Based
  • Others
Breakup by Application
  • Industrial
  • Architectural
Breakup by Region
  • Baja California
  • Northern Mexico 
  • The Bajío
  • Central Mexico 
  • Pacific Coast
  • Yucatan Peninsula
Market Dynamics
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Porter's Five Forces Analysis
Competitive Landscape
  • Market Structure
  • Company Profiles
    • Company Overview
    • Product Portfolio
    • Demographic Reach and Achievements
    • Certifications
Companies Covered
  • PPG Industries, Inc
  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Benjamin Moore & Co.
  • Jotun A/S
  • Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.
  • Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • BASF SE
  • WEG SA
  • Pinturas Osel, S.A. DE C.V
  • Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Others

 

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1    Preface  
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers    
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Market Snapshot
7    Opportunities and Challenges in the Market
8    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Overview

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Mexico Paints and Coatings Historical Market (2018-2023) 
    8.3    Mexico Paints and Coatings Forecast (2024-2032)
9    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market by Raw Material
    9.1    Resin
        9.1.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        9.1.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    9.2    Pigments and Fillers
        9.2.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        9.2.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    9.3    Additives
        9.3.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        9.3.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
        9.3.3    Breakup by Type
            9.3.3.1    Acrylic
            9.3.3.2    Alkyd
            9.3.3.3    Epoxy
            9.3.3.4    Polyurethane
            9.3.3.5    Others
    9.4    Solvents
        9.4.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        9.4.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
10    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market by Technology
    10.1    Water-Borne
        10.1.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        10.1.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    10.2    Solvent-Based
        10.2.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        10.2.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    10.3    Powder-Based
        10.3.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        10.3.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    10.4    Others
11    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market by Application
    11.1    Industrial
        11.1.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        11.1.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
        11.1.3    Market by Type
            11.2.3.1    Indoor
            11.2.3.2    Outdoor 
    11.2    Architectural
        11.2.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        11.2.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
        11.2.3    Market by Type
            11.2.3.1    General Industrial
            11.2.3.2    Automotive and Transportation 
            11.2.3.3    Wood
            11.2.3.4    Aerospace and Marine
            11.2.3.5    Protective
            11.2.3.6    Others
12    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market by Region
    12.1    Baja California
        12.1.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        12.1.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    12.2    Northern Mexico 
        12.2.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        12.2.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    12.3    The Bajío
        12.3.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        12.3.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    12.4    Central Mexico 
        12.4.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        12.4.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    12.5    Pacific Coast
        12.5.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        12.5.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
    12.6    Yucatan Peninsula
        12.6.1    Historical Trend (2018-2023)
        12.6.2    Forecast Trend (2024-2032)
13    Market Dynamics
    13.1    SWOT Analysis
        13.1.1    Strengths
        13.1.2    Weaknesses
        13.1.3    Opportunities
        13.1.4    Threats
    13.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        13.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        13.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        13.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        13.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        13.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
14    Competitive Landscape
    14.1    Market Structure
    14.2    Company Profiles
        14.2.1    PPG Industries, Inc.
            14.2.1.1    Company Overview
            14.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.1.4    Certifications
        14.2.2    Akzo Nobel N.V.
            14.2.2.1    Company Overview
            14.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.2.4    Certifications
        14.2.3    Benjamin Moore & Co.
            14.2.3.1    Company Overview
            14.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.3.4    Certifications
        14.2.4    Jotun A/S
            14.2.4.1    Company Overview
            14.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.4.4    Certifications
        14.2.5    Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.
            14.2.5.1    Company Overview
            14.2.5.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.5.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.5.4    Certifications
        14.2.6    Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd.
            14.2.6.1    Company Overview
            14.2.6.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.6.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.6.4    Certifications
        14.2.7    BASF SE
            14.2.7.1    Company Overview
            14.2.7.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.7.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.7.4    Certifications
        14.2.8    WEG S.A.
            14.2.8.1    Company Overview
            14.2.8.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.8.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.8.4    Certifications
        14.2.9    Pinturas Osel, S.A. DE C.V
            14.2.9.1    Company Overview
            14.2.9.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.9.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.9.4    Certifications
        14.2.10    Sherwin-Williams Company
            14.2.10.1    Company Overview
            14.2.10.2    Product Portfolio
            14.2.10.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            14.2.10.4    Certifications
        14.2.11    Others
15    Key Trends and Developments in the Market


List of Key Figures and Tables

1.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2032 
2.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Historical Market: Breakup by Raw Material (USD Billion), 2018-2023 
3.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Forecast: Breakup by Raw Material (USD Billion), 2024-2032
4.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Historical Market: Breakup by Technology (USD Billion), 2018-2023 
5.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Forecast: Breakup by Technology (USD Billion), 2024-2032
6.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Historical Market: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2018-2023 
7.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2024-2032
8.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2018-2023 
9.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2024-2032
10.    Mexico Paints and Coatings Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

The market attained a value of USD 3,500.5 million in 2023.

The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% during 2024-2032.

The market is estimated to witness a healthy growth in the forecast period of 2024-2032 to reach a value of USD 5,513.6 million by 2032.

The key trends fuelling the growth of the market include rapid development of eco-friendly paints and coatings and rising requirement from the automotive sector.

The key regions are Central Mexico, Northern Mexico, The Bajío, Pacific Coast, Yucatan Peninsula, and Baja California.

The market uses water-borne, solvent-based, powder-based, and other technologies.

The raw materials include resin, pigments and fillers, additives, and solvents.

The key players in the market include PPG Industries, Inc., Akzo Nobel N.V., Benjamin Moore & Co., Jotun A/S, Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd., BASF SE, WEG S.A., Pinturas Osel, S.A. DE C.V, and Sherwin-Williams Company, among others.

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