Self-Cleaning Coatings Market By Additive Type (Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic), By End-User (Construction, Automotive, Textile & Apparel) and By Geography – Global Driver, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecast to 2023

Self-cleaning coating is a type of nanocoating. Its most important quality is that it is completely transparent. This aspect of the coating makes surfaces dry, clean, and stain resitant. It has photocatalytic nanocrystals which make fabrics and materials self-sterilizing by reacting to a light source.

Research Methodology

The self-cleaning coating market has been analyzed by utilizing the optimum combination of secondary sources and in-house methodology along with an irreplaceable blend of primary insights. The real-time assessment of the market is an integral part of our market sizing and forecasting methodology. Our industry experts and panel of primary participants helped in compiling relevant aspects with realistic parametric estimations for a comprehensive study. The participation share of different categories of primary participants is given below:

Key Market Insights

The self-cleaning coating finds its use in glass buildings, cars, and the textile industry to protect the surface from dust, germs, and water. Self-cleaning coating has been available in the market since long, but its application has increased manifold in the market today thanks to its salient attributes This coating, when used in architectural application give substantial cost saving. . Another useful quality of the self-cleaning coating is its sealant property. This quality renders it useful in the paint industry to prevent the paint solution from corrosion and provide added protection. In case of  textile manufacturing, self-cleaning coating makes fabric waterproof and lends germicidal property to the material.It is used in electronics to make devices waterproof.

The extensive use of this coating in the construction and automotive sectors has give the self-cleaning coating market a massive boostrecently. The rapid growth in economies across the globe and the increasing per capita income among consumers in the developing countries are increasing the demand for automobiles. This, in turn, is increasing the demand for self-cleaning coating on vehicles. The construction sector is presently leading the market and it expected to remain so during the forcast years. Emerging economies such as China, India, and Brazil are also looking to take advantage of the benefits of self-cleaning coating. As the Industrial and infrastructural market growth  is expected to push the self-cleaning coating market forward.


North America is the largest self-cleaning coating market globally because of the presence of export-oriented manufacturing capacities and intense domestic demand from various end-user industries. The increase in automobile manufacturing and building construction is further driving the market growth in the region. The anticipated economic stability in Europe is expected to boost its manufacturing sector, complementing the growth of the self-cleaning coating market. North America is expected to remain the key region in the market with major contribution coming from the US. Some of the prominent companies operating in the self-cleaning coating market are AkzoNobel N.V. (Netherlands), Sherwin Williams Company (U.S.), PPG Industries Inc. (U.S.), Axalta Coating Systems (U.S.), and BASF SE.


  • Hydrophobic
  • Hydrophilic


  • Constructions
  • Automotive
  • Textile & Apparel
  • Others


  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Rest of the World


1     Report Outline 

1.1        Introduction

1.2        Report Scope

1.3        Market Definition

1.4        Research Methodology

1.4.1     Data Collation & In-House Estimation

1.4.2     Market Triangulation

1.4.3     Forecasting

1.5        Study Declarations

1.6        Report Assumptions

1.7        Stakeholders

2     Executive Summary 

2.1        North America Continues To Dominate The self-cleaning coatings Market

2.2        Self-cleaning coatings in construction market is Increasing

3     Market Positioning 

3.1        Total Addressable Market (TAM): NANOCOATING market

3.1.1     Market Overview

3.1.2     Major Trends

3.2        Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3        Related Markets

4     Market Outlook 

4.1        Overview

4.2        Value Chain Analysis

4.3        PESTLE Analysis

4.4        Porter 5 (Five) Forces

4.5        Patent Analysis

5     Market Characteristics

5.1        Market Segmentation

5.2        Market Dynamics

5.2.1     Drivers    Increasing technological advancements in self-cleaning coatings    Growing adaptability of the self-cleaning coatings in emerging economies

5.2.2     Restraints    Raw material price fluctuations can restrain its growth    Changing geo-political structure of various countries can affect the market

5.2.3     Opportunities    Increasing use of innovative coatings in automotive area    Large untapped market in developing and underdeveloped countries

5.2.4     DRO – Impact Analysis

6     By Type: Market Size And Analysis

6.1        Overview

6.2        hydrophobic

6.3        Hydrophilic

6.4        Vendor Profiles

6.4.1     BASF SE

6.4.2     Sherwin-Williams Co.

6.4.3     RPM International

6.4.4     Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.

6.4.5     AkzoNobel N.V.

(Overview, business units, geographics revenues, product profile, recent developments, business focus, SWOT analysis and business strategies have been covered for all the vendors)

7     End-user: Market Size And Analysis

7.1        Overview

7.2        construction

7.3        automotive

7.4        Textile & apparel

7.5        Customer Profile

7.5.1     Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.

7.5.2     AkzoNobel N.V.

7.5.3     Arkema

7.5.4     Sherwin-William Inc.,

7.5.5     ACS Group

(Overview, business units, geographics revenues, product profile, recent developments, business focus, SWOT analysis and business strategies have been covered for all the customers)

8     Regions: Market Size And Analysis

8.1        Overview

8.2        North America

8.3        Europe

8.4        Asia Pacific

8.5        Rest of the World

(Segmental coverage of by geography, by types, and by end-user have been covered for each region)

9     Companies to watch for

9.1        Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.,

9.1.1     Overview

9.1.2     Nissan develops first “self-cleaning” car prototype

9.2        BASF SE

10   Competitive Landscape 

10.1     Competitor Comparison Analysis

10.2     Market Landscape

10.2.1  Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures

10.2.2  Exhibition & Product Launch

10.2.3  Expansion

10.2.4  Partnership

11   Expert’s Views



Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Secondary & Primary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting


Market related information is congregated from both secondary and primary sources. Secondary sources include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

Primary sources involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

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