Anti-microbial Coatings Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

The Anti-microbial Coatings Market is segmented by Material (Silver, Copper, Polymeric, Organic, and Other Materials), and Application (Building and Construction, Food Processing, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, Home Appliances, Healthcare, Marine, and Other Application), and Geography

Market Snapshot

Anti-microbial Coatings Market - Market Summary
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Base Year:


Fastest Growing Market:

Asia Pacific

Largest Market:

North America

Key Players:

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Market Overview

The market for anti-microbial coatings is expected to register a CAGR of around 7%, during the forecast period of 2019 – 2024. Major factors driving the market studied are the growing demand for germ resistant durable goods and growing application in medical equipment manufacturing. On the flip side, lack of technological awareness in developing and under-developed nations, and volatility in raw material prices are expected to hinder the growth of the studied market.

  • Silver coatings dominated the market in 2018 and are expected to grow during the forecast period, owing to the growing application of anti-microbial coatings, especially in the medical industry.
  • In addition, increasing R&D activities, and development of multi-functional coatings are likely to provide opportunities for the studied market during the forecast period.
  • North America dominated the market across the world, with the largest consumption from the countries, such as the United States, and Canada.

Scope of the Report

The anti-microbial coatings market report includes:

Other Materials
Building and Construction
Food Processing
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Home Appliances
Other Applications
South Korea
ASEAN Countries
Rest of Asia-Pacific
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
North America
United States
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
South Africa
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Healthcare Segment to Dominate the Market

  • Healthcare is one of the major industries with maximum usage of anti-microbial smart coatings. These coatings are used majorly on surgical devices as they help in inhibiting the spread of germs and bacteria among patients, doctors, and caretakers.
  • AMCs contain active ingredients that inhibit microorganisms’ ability to grow on a surface. This helps to form a toxic or non-toxic barrier for detrimental microorganisms.
  • In the healthcare industry, anti-microbial coatings are also used for surgical masks, gloves, bandages, wound dressing, and hospital textiles (woven, as well as non-woven) among others.
  • Among the previously mentioned applications, medical textiles have a maximum usage of anti-microbial coatings.
  • The regions, such as North America and Europe, hold the largest market demand for anti-microbial coatings for healthcare applications, as these regions incur huge R&D investments and make continuous efforts for developing advanced medical devices and equipment.
Anti-microbial Coatings Market - Segmentation

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North America Region to Dominate the Market

  • The North American region dominated the global market share in 2018. Continuous innovation in the healthcare industry and increasing production of processed food have been majorly driving the growth of the studied market in the region.
  • United States stands to be the largest medical device market in the world, with the strongest and most advanced R&D medical facilities boosting the growth of the market.
  • The demand for medical devices and products has been increasing in the country due to the rising old population, as well as an increase in the number of patients with chronic diseases such as cardiovascular and diabetes.
  • With this, the hospitals have to take excessive care related to hygiene, and infection control measures, which is further increasing the demand and application of anti-microbial coatings in the healthcare industry.
  • Besides, growing awareness among the people with respect to food safety, and home hygiene is further increasing the demand for anti-microbial coatings in the region.
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Competitive Landscape

The anti-microbial coatings market is a fragmented market, with numerous players holding a small share of market demand. Some of these major players include Akzo Nobel NV, BASF SE, Sherwin Williams, PPG Industries, Lonza Group Ltd., and Royal DSM among others.

Major Players

  1. Akzo Nobel NV
  2. BASF SE
  3. Sherwin Williams
  4. PPG Industries
  5. Lonza Group Ltd

* Complete list of players covered available in the table of contents below

Anti-microbial Coatings Market - Market Concentration

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Augmented Use of Anti-microbial Coating in Medical Equipment Manufacturing

      2. 4.1.2 Increasing Demand for Germ Resistant Durable Goods

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Lack of Technological Awareness in Developing and Under-developed Nations

    3. 4.3 Industry Value-Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition

    5. 4.5 Raw Material Analysis


    1. 5.1 Material

      1. 5.1.1 Silver

      2. 5.1.2 Copper

      3. 5.1.3 Polymeric

      4. 5.1.4 Organic

      5. 5.1.5 Other Materials

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Building and Construction

      2. 5.2.2 Food Processing

      3. 5.2.3 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

      4. 5.2.4 Home Appliances

      5. 5.2.5 Healthcare

      6. 5.2.6 Marine

      7. 5.2.7 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. ASEAN Countries

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Russia

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East & Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. Saudi Arabia

        3. United Arab Emirates

        4. Rest of Middle East & Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 AK Steel Corporation

      2. 6.4.2 AkzoNobel NV

      3. 6.4.3 AST Products Inc.

      4. 6.4.4 BASF SE

      5. 6.4.5 Biointeractions Ltd

      6. 6.4.6 Covalon Technologies Ltd

      7. 6.4.7 DowDuPont

      8. 6.4.8 Hydromer Inc.

      9. 6.4.9 Lonza

      10. 6.4.10 Mankiewicz Gebr. & Co.

      11. 6.4.11 PPG Industries

      12. 6.4.12 Royal DSM

      13. 6.4.13 RPM International Inc.

      14. 6.4.14 Sciessent LLC

      15. 6.4.15 Sherwin Williams

      16. 6.4.16 Sono-Tek Corporation

      17. 6.4.17 Specialty Coating Systems Inc.

      18. 6.4.18 Troy Corporation

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Increasing R&D activities

    2. 7.2 Development of Multi-functional Coatings

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