Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market to Reach US$ 11.4 Billion by 2032, Accelerated by Increasing Awareness Regarding the Importance of Maintaining Hygiene

June 02, 2023 | Chemical & Materials

As per the latest report by IMARC Group, titled "Antimicrobial Coatings Market Report by Product Type (Silver Antimicrobial Coatings, Copper Antimicrobial Coatings, and Others), Application (Indoor Air Quality, Mold Remediation, Medical/Healthcare, Food and Beverage, Textile, and Others), and Region 2024-2032," the global antimicrobial coatings market size reached US$ 5.1 Billion in 2023. Antimicrobial coatings inhibit the growth and spread of microorganisms on various surfaces, thereby reducing the risk of infections. They are typically created by incorporating specific active agents into the coating formulation, which exhibit antimicrobial properties. These active agents can be classified into different categories, such as silver-based, copper-based, organic compounds, or nanoparticles like zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. One of their key advantages is their ability to provide long-lasting protection against bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microbes. They create a hostile environment for microorganisms by releasing antimicrobial agents, disrupting their cell membranes, inhibiting their reproduction, and interfering with their metabolic processes. Antimicrobial coatings are employed to maintain cleaner and healthier surfaces in various settings, including healthcare facilities, food processing plants, public transportation, and consumer products like household appliances. When compared to traditional disinfectants or cleaning methods, antimicrobial coatings offer a continuous and durable antimicrobial effect. They can withstand regular cleaning and have a prolonged lifespan, making them more cost-effective in the long run. Moreover, these coatings can be applied to a wide range of surfaces, including metals, plastics, textiles, and ceramics, ensuring comprehensive protection throughout different environments.

Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market Trends:

The global antimicrobial coatings market is primarily boosted by a multitude of factors, including increasing awareness regarding the importance of maintaining hygiene and preventing the spread of infections. In confluence with this, the growing product application in various sectors, such as healthcare, food processing, and packaging, and the surging prevalence of hospital-acquired infections are creating a positive outlook for the market. Moreover, the escalating need to ensure a safe environment for patients and healthcare workers and the rising demand for antimicrobial coatings in the consumer goods industry, including textiles, electronics, and household products, are boosting the market growth. In line with this, governments of various nations are implementing stringent regulations and guidelines to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, which, in turn, is creating a positive outlook for the market. Additionally, the increasing research and development (R&D) activities aimed at developing advanced and long-lasting antimicrobial coatings are propelling the market growth. Furthermore, the escalating product demand in the building and construction industry, particularly for applications in HVAC systems, walls, and floors, is contributing to the market growth. Besides this, significant technological advancements in coating formulations, the emergence of new antimicrobial agents, and the integration of antimicrobial coatings in medical devices are propelling the market growth. Other factors, such as the escalating need for antimicrobial coatings in the automotive sector, rising disposable incomes, the burgeoning geriatric population, and rapid urbanization, are fueling the market growth. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 11.4 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 9% during 2024-2032.

Market Summary: 

  • By the product type, the market is segmented into silver, copper, and other antimicrobial coatings. According to the report, silver antimicrobial coatings dominate the market.
  • Based on the application, the market is segregated into indoor air quality, mold remediation, medical/healthcare, food and beverage, textile, and others. According to the report, medical/healthcare accounted for the largest market share.
  • By the region, the market has been categorized into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. Among these, North America is the largest market for antimicrobial coatings.
  • The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined with some of the key players being Akzo Nobel N.V., BASF SE, Diamond Vogel, Axalta Coating Systems, Nippon Paint Company Ltd, PPG Industries, Royal DSM, RPM International Inc., The DOW Chemical Company, The Sherwin-Williams Company, etc.

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Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Segment Coverage Product Type, Application, Region
Region Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Companies Covered Akzo Nobel N.V., BASF SE, Diamond Vogel, Axalta Coating Systems, Nippon Paint Company Ltd, PPG Industries, Royal DSM, RPM International Inc., The DOW Chemical Company. and The Sherwin-Williams Company
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