Global UV Curable Coatings Markets Outlook & Forecast 2021-2026: Rising Demand From The Automotive Industry / UV Curable Coatings In Newer Applications / Unlocking Demand In APAC Countries


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The UV curable coatings market is expected to reach USD 10,751.64 million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 8.40%.

Due to rising environmental concerns and sustainable development, UV curable technology will hold a major place and witness more investment in research and development. With the rapid urbanization and rising middle-class incomes, APAC countries will witness robust demand for UV curable adhesives coatings from end markets such as packaging, automotive, electronics, and wood.

UV curable coatings is a long-established and proven technology in the automotive coatings sector. The future of UV curing in the automotive is full of potential as their applications continue to grow as new coatings and solutions. The emerging economies of the APAC are expected to drive the growth of these UV-curable coatings through their growing automotive industry.


Oligomers in the UV curable coatings industry are moderately low molecular weight resins that contribute to the overall properties of the coating, ink, or adhesive. Flexible packaging, consumer coatings, and automotive are major industries fostering the demand for UV curable coatings. The oligomers in the UV-cured coatings market are expected to reach USD 1497.32 million by 2026.


Various end-user industries where UV curable coatings are employed on a large scale include automotive, wood, electronics, aerospace, paper and packaging, and printing and graphic arts. The electronic industry is the upcoming sector. The advancement of technologies, the growth of the electric car industry, and the presence of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) in every electronic device are fueling the consumption of UV curing coatings in the electronics industry.

The global wooden UV Curable coatings industry is expected to grow steadily. The growing demands for eco-friendly coatings, renovation and remodeling work, rise in demands from the emerging and established economies are the key drivers for the growth of the UV curable wooden coatings market.


The APAC is the major consumer of UV curable coatings among all the regions, followed by North America and Europe. The UV curable coatings industry in APAC was valued at USD 2.99 billion in 2020 and is expected to maintain a CAGR of 8.28% during the forecast period.

China is the largest consumer of UV wood coatings market across the region. The flexible packaging, paper packaging, wood, automotive, electronic, printing are the key end-user markets that will drive the consumption of UV curing technology in APAC.


The UV curable coatings market is highly fragmented, with the presence of dominant players across all regions. Various competitors like BASF SE, BASF, Sherwin-Williams Company, PPG Industries, DIC Corporation, AkzoNobel, Axalta Coating Systems, Royal DSM NV, etc., are actively operating across the globe along with various local players.

In the coming years, investment in research and development will be very crucial for the growth of manufacturing companies. In 2021, the global UV curable coatings market is growing at a steady rate, and with the rising adoption of strategies by various players, the market is expected to rise over the projected horizon.


  • UV curable coating is an upcoming market with a very bright scope owing to its excellent advantages over conventional coating solutions.
  • The photoinitiators in the global UV curable coatings industry are expected to reach USD 2,613.40 million by 2026.
  • The global automotive UV curable coatings industry will grow at a CAGR of 7.95% during the forecast period.
  • Electronics assemblies, electric vehicle batteries, low-migration formulations for food packaging, commercial printing, labels and packaging, and pre-coated substrates are upcoming end-use segments.

Key Vendors

  • Royal DSM NV
  • AkzoNobel
  • PPG Industries
  • Sherwin-Williams

Other Prominent Vendors

  • DYMAX Corp.
  • Nippon Paints
  • Cardinal Paint
  • Axalta Coating Systems, Ltd.
  • Jainco Industry Chemicals
  • The Protech Group
  • Eternal Chemical Co. Ltd
  • DIC Corporation
  • Master Bond Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Research Methodology

2 Research Objectives

3 Research Process

4 Scope & Coverage
4.1 Market Definition
4.2 Base Year
4.3 Scope Of The Study

5 Report Assumptions & Caveats
5.1 Key Caveats
5.2 Currency Conversion
5.3 Market Derivation

6 Market at a Glance

7 Introduction
7.1 Overview
7.2 Supply Chain Analysis

8 Growth Opportunities By Segment
8.1 By Component
8.2 By End-Use
8.3 By Geography

9 Market Opportunities & Trends
9.1 Rising Awareness Of Greener Products
9.2 Increasing Demand For Wood Coatings

10 Market Growth Enablers
10.1 Rising Demand From The Automotive Industry
10.2 UV Curable Coatings In Newer Applications
10.3 Unlocking Demand In APAC Countries

11 Market Restraints
11.1 Raw Material/Feedstock Shortages
11.2 High Capital Investments

12 Market Landscape
12.1 Market Overview
12.2 Market Size & Forecast
12.3 Five Forces Analysis

13 Component
13.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
13.2 Market Overview
13.3 Monomers
13.4 Photoinitiators
13.5 Oligomers
13.7 Pigments, Fillers, And Additives

14 End-Use
14.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
14.2 Market Overview
14.3 Wood
14.4 Electronics
14.5 Automotive
14.7 Printing & Graphic Arts
14.8 Paper & Packaging
14.9 Other

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