13th Asia Coatings Markets

07-08 Nov, 2013 - Singapore, SINGAPORE

Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay

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07 Nov, 2013 - Thursday

Chairman’s Welcome & Introductions

Shanghai Partners Co Ltd

High Growth Sectors Driving Asia’s Paints and Coatings Market

- Macroeconomic and demand growth analysis of key Asian markets
- Trends in the decorative, protective, industrial and marine sectors
- Optimising distribution channels
- Pricing models for effective market segmentation


The Decorative & Protective Market: Regional Residential, Commercial & Infrastructure Trends

- Growth of the regional construction sector; the opportunities it offers to the decorative and protective coatings segments
- Key Asian regions leading the growth of the decorative and protective markets
- Technological advances in the decorative and protective sectors
- Strategies to stay competitive in the Asian region


Networking Refreshment


Latest Building Designs Provide Boost to Asia's Coatings Industry


Latest Building Designs Provide Boost to Asia’s Coatings Industry

-Updates in regional regulations governing the facade design of buildings

-Emerging building trends and their impact on Asia's coatings demand

-Asian regions driving the green building movement

-Challenges in incorporating "green" facade designs

Latest Building Designs Provide Boost to Asia's Coatings Industry


Strategies to Manage Raw Material Price Increases, Focus on: India

- India, incredible India 
- The coatings industry in India: present and future 
- Structure and strategies of the resin industry in the world 
- The resin industry in India 
- Cost drivers and pricing 
- Raw materials in an Indian context 
- Purchasing strategy in an Indian environment 
- Coating resins in India: an outlook of the competitive landscape


Advancements in the Automotive OEM Segment

- Demand and production forecast of the automotive industry

- Forecast of aesthetic trends in 2014/15

- Technological advancements in waterbased automotive OEM coatings

- Research and development initiatives

Nippon Paint (India) Pvt Ltd

Networking Lunch



Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction


Robust Automotive Market Drives Coating Growth


- Automotive Market growth in ASEAN (2014)

- Customer color spectrum trend 2014

- Image of Auto Coating process

- QCDM requirements for linking with Auto Industry process

- Example Implementation of current & future Coating process


Drivers for Growth of Waterbased Coil Coatings in the Beverage Sector

- A review of the Asian beverage and canned foods sectors
- Rising HSE awareness and its impact on the coil coatings market
- The development of waterbased coatings for the canned beverage sector
- Implications for solvent based coatings: Is there any further room for growth?
- A practical example: Valspar Paint's projects with coil coaters in China

The Valspar (Singapore) Corporation Pte Ltd

Outlook for TiO2: Further Consolidation in the Works?

- Global demand and supply analysis: Existing capacities, new capacities, pricing and margins overview
- TiO2 feedstock review: A view of the rutile and anatase segments, capacity investment, future investments needed, government incentives to boost production
- Focus on: New TiO2 capacities in China and their impact on the global supply balance


Networking Refreshment


Auto Refinish, Auto Parts Market Review for Thailand and Taiwan

- Review of the automotive refinish segment

- Review of the automotive parts (aluminum rims) market

- Market growth, segment development prospects


Nanotechnology in High Performance Functional & Protective Coatings

- Opportunities for nano-technology in the thin film coatings sector
- Morphology of thin film coatings
- Challenges developing nano-technology
- A case study: The InnovCera Solution


Discussion followed by End of Day One

08 Nov, 2013 - Friday

Forging Ahead with China's Contruction & Industrial Sector amid Slowing Growth

- Factors impacting the growh of the domestic coatings market

- Demand drivers and sector growth projections

- Shifting automotive trends and their impact on demand for protective/marine coatings

- Moving towards environmentally friendlt coatings

Shanghai Partners Co Ltd

Drivers of Thailand’s Coating Market Including Trends in Emerging Myanmar

- Market drivers, trends and growth sectors
- Outlook and strategies for growth
- Creating an effective domestic distribution channel
- Update on environmental regulations and how they are affecting the coatings industry
- New business opportunities as the coatings industry seek to "go green"
- Perspective about paint market trend in Myanmar


Trends and Challenges Governing the Marine Coatings Landscape

- A review of Asia's marine coating sector
- Health and environmental awareness: How changing HSE regulations and heightened environmental awareness are impacting the demand for anti-fouling coatings
- Crude and bunker fuel review: Price and market review
- The future of the marine sector: A temporary blip due? Or an indication of long-term pain ahead?
- Upcoming regulations that will impact the future landscape for marine coatings

Chugoku Paints (India) Private Limited

Networking Refreshment


Powder Coatings Trend and Growth Opportunities

- Growth developments for powder coatings in metal, wood, plastic applications
- Government incentives supporting demand growth
- Growth Sector Focus: Powder coatings for engineered wood application
- Industries currently using the wood powder coatings system
- Innovations which will expand wood powder coatings market reach


Going Green: Eco-Friendly or Cost? - An End-user's Approach to Managing the Consumer's Expectations


- Trends in the furniture sector: How the consumer's needs and tastes are evolving, and the corresponding impact on coatings demand
- Dealing with raw material cost increases
- Greening the production line: A buyer's view


Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch


End of Conference


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