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Summary

 Paint is sold as:

- architectural paint.

- industrial paint.

Market

The Australian market for paint is around 200 million litres, 100 million litres of which are architectural paints and 100 million litres of which are industrial paints.

With architectural paint:

-  market size is 104 million litres in 1988, 100 million litres in 1994, 98 million litres in 1996.

-  market share is ICI 47 per cent, Wattyl 26 per cent, Taubmans 16 per cent, Bristol 8 per cent, Other 3 per cent in 1997.

Raw Materials

Pigments - finely ground solids

Solvents - volatile organic compounds

Binders - oils, resins, plasticisers

Additives