Europe UV Coatings Market: Growth Potential and Industry Analysis (2024-2030)

  • Europe UV Coatings Market size was valued at US$ 1.58 Billion in 2023 and the Europe UV Coatings Market revenue is expected to grow at 6.43% through 2024 to 2030, reaching nearly US$ 2.45 Billion.

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Europe UV Coatings Market Overview:

A UV coating (or, more broadly, radiation cured coating) is a surface treatment that either cures or protects the underlying material from the detrimental effects of ultraviolet radiation. The rising construction industry, as well as consumer awareness of eco-friendly products, are the primary drivers of this industry's growth.


Another major factor is that it outperforms other coatings in terms of performance. A formulation of many ingredients is toughened by ultraviolet radiation, which creates free radicals, which then initiates the light-induced polymerization process of the reactive double bonds in the coating formulation, resulting in UV cured coating.


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Europe UV Coatings Market Dynamics:

Premium coatings are in high demand:


Based on the high level of consumer interest in home décor, architectural coatings made and used in Western Europe are purely medium to premium products. Economical products have always been popular in Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Central and Eastern Europe. Long-term, as the standard of living in emerging economies, improves, consumer preferences for paint quality may shift toward luxury products.


Thus, improving living standards and consumer choice for luxury products is expected to drive the market over the forecast period.


Financial slowness and COVID-19's impact on European industries:


The COVID-19 pandemic affected most European countries, particularly Russia, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. The suspension of activities in many manufacturing sectors has led to a drop in these countries' GDP. As per OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), in the first quarter of 2020, the European Union's (EU) GDP fell by 3.3%.


The lack of demand in European markets has been increased by declining affordability and the economic recession. Thus, this factor is expected to restrain the growth of the market for a certain period.


Emerging nanotechnology:


The ongoing technological advancements and investments in research and development particularly in the coatings sector to improve its qualities by making it safe and sustainable is providing lucrative growth opportunities for the manufacturers.


Stringent environmental concerns and legal policies:


The coatings companies suffer many environmental issues, with a growing priority on complying with state and local wastewater discharge standards. During the cleaning and pre-treatment phases, coatings, particularly powder coating operations, generate a significant number of metals, oil & grease, and suspended solids in their wastewater streams.


Because of their wastewater streams, coating producers find it difficult to comply with many state and local environmental standards. Due to significant metal contamination, metal finishing companies that use various electroplating methods had trouble complying with standards. As a result, manufacturers are finding it challenging to comply with all criteria.


Europe UV Coatings Market Segmentation:

Based on Formulation: In 2023, the water-based segment had the highest market share of the Europe UV Coatings market, accounting for more than xx% thanks to the increased use of these paints in the construction and automotive industries. But, leading to an increase in demand for organic products, the water-based segment is expected to grow significantly with a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period.


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Detailed analysis of each segment mentioned in the scope table is covered in the SMR’s report.


Europe UV Coatings Market Regional Insights:

Factors such as trade conflicts, which result in lower exports, and tariff disputes generated by the US government have an impact on the country's economic growth. Over the forecast period, however, the country is expected to recover from such deviations in economic performance. With the COVID-19 spread in Europe, Germany is one of the most hit countries. The nation's economy experienced a historic downturn in Q1 and Q2 2023 because of the severe impact of COVID-19, with 2.2 % and 10.1 % falls, respectively (quarter-over-quarter).


The GDP drop in Q2 2023 was the worst since Germany started calculating quarterly GDP in 1970. With 41 assembly and engine production units, Germany dominates Europe's automotive sector, accounting for one-third of the continent's total automobile production. The country's new car market exceeded three million vehicles in total, but there was a modest decline thanks to the introduction of new WLTP emission control standards, which prevented several manufacturers from registering new automobiles.


The objective of the report is to present a comprehensive analysis of the Europe UV Coatings Market to the stakeholders in the industry. The report provides trends that are most dominant in the Europe UV Coatings Market and how these trends will influence new business investments and market development throughout the forecast period. The report also aids in the comprehension of the Europe UV Coatings Market dynamics and competitive structure of the market by analyzing market leaders, market followers, and regional players.


The qualitative and quantitative data provided in the Europe UV Coatings Market report is to help understand which market segments, regions are expected to grow at higher rates, factors affecting the market, and key opportunity areas, which will drive the industry and market growth through the forecast period. The report also includes the competitive landscape of key players in the industry along with their recent developments in the Europe UV Coatings Market. The report studies factors such as company size, market share, market growth, revenue, production volume, and profits of the key players in the Europe UV Coatings Market.


The report provides Porter's Five Force Model, which helps in designing the business strategies in the market. The report helps in identifying how many rivals are existing, who they are, and how their product quality is in the Market. The report also analyses if the Europe UV Coatings Market is easy for a new player to gain a foothold in the market, do they enter or exit the market regularly if the market is dominated by a few players, etc.


The report also includes a PESTEL Analysis, which aids in the development of company strategies. Political variables help in figuring out how much a government can influence the Market. Economic variables aid in the analysis of economic performance drivers that have an impact on the Market. Understanding the impact of the surrounding environment and the influence of environmental concerns on the Europe UV Coatings Market is aided by legal factors.


Europe UV Coatings Market Scope:


Europe UV Coatings Market 

Market Size in 2023

USD 1.58 Bn.

Market Size in 2030

USD 2.45  Bn.

CAGR (2024-2030)


Historic Data


Base Year


Forecast Period


Segment Scope

by Composition

  • Monomers
  • Oligomers
  • Photo Initiators
  • Others

by Formulation

  • Solids
  • Water-based
  • Solvent-based

by Resin

  • Acrylic
  • Polyester
  • Polyurethane
  • Silicone
  • Epoxy
  • Others

by Substrate

  • Paper
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Metals
  • Others

by End-Use Industry

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Electronics
  • Textile
  • Printing
  • Architecture
  • Food & Beverage
  • Marine
  • Graphic Arts
  • Packaging
  • Consumer Goods
  • Others

Country Scope

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico


Europe UV Coatings Market Players:

  • AkzoNobel (Netherlands)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Beckers Group (Berlin)
  • DAW SE (Germany)
  • Hempel A/S (Denmark)
  • Jotun (Norway)
  • J.W. Ostendorf (Germany)
  • Metlac Spa (Italy)
  • Others

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Europe UV Coatings Market revenue is expected to grow at 6.43% from 2024 to 2030

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