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IRL, a division of Business Research Group, offers a comprehensive range of marketing research and analysis services to the global paints and coatings industries. Areas of expertise include decorative coatings, automotive coatings, wood coatings, coatings for plastics, speciality coatings, resins, pigments and extenders, and additives.  IRL has been a leading authority on the paints...

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IRL, a division of Business Research Group, offers a comprehensive range of marketing research and analysis services to the global paints and coatings industries. Areas of expertise include decorative coatings, automotive coatings, wood coatings, coatings for plastics, speciality coatings, resins, pigments and extenders, and additives. 
IRL has been a leading authority on the paints and coatings industry for more than 40 years. 
IRL employs a team of multi-lingual Directors, Consultants and Research Executives. Our staff includes qualified chemists and business graduates. 
We offer both multi-client and proprietary research services including customer satisfaction surveys, market entry studies, benchmarking and merger and acquisition work. 

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  • A Profile of the Mexican Paint Industry

    Dec 2014

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    100 Pages

    IRL is pleased to present its updated Profile of the Mexican Paint Industry. This is part of IRL’s exclusive range of “in-depth” studies where the paint industry is covered in more detail than in our conventional country reports. A Profile of the Mexican Paint Industry is an extended version of the section on Mexico presented in the regional Profile of the Central...

    USD 3770View Report
  • A PROFILE OF THE EASTERN EUROPEAN PAINT INDUSTRY

    Feb 2013

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    0 Pages

    IRL is pleased to present its Profile of the Eastern European Paint Industry, which represents one of ten regional volumes available covering the global paints and coatings industry. The geographical scope is as follows: Armenia Belarus Estonia Georgia Latvia Lithuania Moldova Russia Turkey Ukraine The report follows the...

    USD 4655View Report
  • A PROFILE OF THE CENTRAL ASIAN PAINT INDUSTRY

    Feb 2013

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    0 Pages

    IRL is pleased to present its Profile of the Central Asian Paint Industry, which represents one of ten regional volumes available covering the global paints and coatings industry. The geographical scope is as follows: Azerbaijan Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan The report follows the outline below (where data is...

    USD 1551View Report
  • A profile of the Central American and Caribbean Paint Industry 2nd Edition

    Dec 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    184 Pages

    This 200-page report provides a rare and in-depth insight into the paint markets of the region and the factors which shape their demand. The data included in this report extends to 16 countries and includes both Mexico and Cuba. The full geographical scope of the study is shown below: Central America: Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Mexico...

    USD 4547View Report
  • A Profile of the Mexican Paint Industry - 1st Edition

    Oct 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    96 Pages

    IRL is pleased to announce its first edition of A Profile of the Mexican Paint Industry. In the past, IRL had only released paint market data for Mexico as part of its regional study A Profile of the Central American and Caribbean Paint Industries. Mexico’s paints and coatings sector was valued at some US$2,100 million in 2011. The elections taking place in July 2012...

    USD 4194View Report
  • The Top 50 Paint & Coatings companies in europe 2nd Edition

    Aug 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    140 Pages

    Europe remains a key market for the coatings industry as many high premium paint and coatings products are consumed in the region and European companies continue to be at the forefront of research and development activities. As such it will remain an important region for the revenues of the major companies in this industry. IRL, as part of its on-going industry review, is pleased...

  • A Profile of the Indian paint Industry - 5th Edition

    Jul 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    112 Pages

    Market Drivers India is the second largest paint market in Asia with an annual demand of over two million tonnes;  The Indian paint industry has been growing constantly over the last decade. Growth has been consistent with the GDP growth rate and in some years even higher;  Decorative coatings dominate the industry and account for approximately 77% of the...

    USD 4010View Report
  • A Profile of the Russian Paint Industry - 4th Edition

    Jul 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    117 Pages

    IRL is to publish a fourth edition of our study, A Profile of the Russian Paint Industry, bringing a full update of our analysis of the Russian paint market after a period of two years. This new volume will update all the market data and provide a general overview of the Russian market and its status as it heads into the next decade. Contained within the report will be a collection of...

    USD 4010View Report
  • A Profile of the South American Paint Industry - 3rd Edition

    Jun 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    187 Pages

    The third edition of IRL’s report A Profile of the South American Paint Industry is now available. This new report, which has been completely updated and revised, provides an extensive overview of the decorative and industrial paint markets in 10 countries in the region. Primary research for this study has included an extensive interview programme with senior executives...

    USD 4020View Report
  • A Profile of the Chinese Paint Industry 5th Edition

    Apr 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    267 Pages

    Market Drivers Increasing emphasis being placed on environmental and energy considerations, especially in the architectural segment; Economic stimulus measures targeting development of rural areas and affordable housing projects; Rapid development of the Chinese ship building industry; Strong growth for protective and powder coatings in the booming...

    USD 4400View Report
  • A Profile Of The Middle Eastern & African Paint Industries - 4th Edition

    Feb 2012

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    192 Pages

    IRL is pleased to announce the publication of the fourth edition of its report A Profile of the Middle Eastern and African Paint Industries. This volume updates the information given in the 2009 edition and it brings up-to-date figures from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, which we reported on in autumn 2008 before the global economic crisis, taking into account the economic impact of the 'Arab...

    USD 4310View Report
  • A Profile of the Brazilian Paint Industry 3rd Edition

    Dec 2011

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    104 Pages

    Resumption of growth in 2010 and 2011 following a dip in the market in 2009 caused by the global economic crisis; Rising consumer prosperity due to easier credit and general economic strength; Brazil to host Football World Cup in 2014 and Olympic Games in 2016 - both will bring investment in infrastructure/construction; Heavy investment in offshore oil production - set...

    USD 3275View Report
  • Opportunities For Nanotechnolgy In The European Coating Industry

    Sep 2011

    By IRL

    ICT

    94 Pages

    IRL is pleased to announce the publication of a new report which takes a comprehensive look at the nano-materials for coatings market in Europe. The market has been segmented and analysed by coating application based on the expectations and knowledge of coating industry experts. The markets covered will include nano-materials for: Automotive coatings General...

    USD 2150View Report
  • IRL Analysis European Market for Architectural Coatings 1st Edition

    May 2011

    By IRL

    Agriculture

    146 Pages

    IRL has published for the first time a review of the major country markets for architectural coatings in the European region. This new study takes a comprehensive look at the industry in the region following the global downturn in 2008-2009. The information contained will include: Market data for each country for 2010 Growth projections for each country to 2015...

    USD 2155View Report
  • IRL Analysis Asia-Pacific Market for Architectural Coatings 1st Edition

    Apr 2011

    By IRL

    Agriculture

    78 Pages

    IRL has published for the first time a review of the major country markets for architectural coatings in the Asia-Pacific region. This new study takes a comprehensive look at the industry in the region following the global downturn in 2008-2009. The following countries have been covered in this edition. China India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Philippines...

    USD 1450View Report
  • The Top 50 Paint & Coatings Companies In Europe

    Apr 2011

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    146 Pages

    Europe remains a key market for the coatings industry as most of the high premium paint and coatings products are sold there. As such it will remain an important region for revenues of the major companies in this industry. IRL, as part of its ongoing industry review, is pleased to announce the publication of The Top 50 Paint & Coatings Companies in Europe, 1st Edition. The...

  • IRL Analysis: Asia-pacific Market for Wood Coatings 1st Edition

    Mar 2011

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    64 Pages

    IRL has published for the first time a review of the major country markets for wood coatings in the Asia-Pacific region. This new study takes a comprehensive look at the industry in the region following the global downturn in 2008-2009. The following countries have been covered in this edition. China India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Philippines Singapore...

    USD 1350View Report
  • An Overview of the Global Protective Coatings Market 2nd Edition

    Jan 2011

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    158 Pages

    IRL is pleased to announce the publication of a new edition of its study on the protective coatings sector in 25 key economies around the globe. The countries have been organised in the following way:   Europe France Germany Greece Italy Poland Russia Spain United Kingdom Denmark Finland Norway Sweden  These countries...

    USD 6800View Report
  • A Profile of the Central & Eastern European Paint Industry, 4th Edition

    Dec 2010

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    245 Pages

    IRL has published an updated edition of its Profile of the Central and Eastern European Paint Industry, which was last published in 2007. This new study takes a comprehensive look at the industry in the region following the global downturn in 2008-2009. The following countries have been covered in this edition. Armenia Belarus Bulgaria Czech Republic Estonia...

    USD 4500View Report
  • The European Market for Coatings for Plastics

    Oct 2010

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    130 Pages

    IRL is pleased to announce the publication of a new edition of its title for the coatings industry in The European Market for Coatings for Plastics. This title brings an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the coatings for plastics sector, now covering some of the markets in Eastern Europe. This is an industry which can be characterised as being split into automotive and...

    USD 4525View Report
  • A Profile of the Asia-Pacific Paint Industry

    Jun 2010

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    370 Pages

    IRL is pleased to announce the availability of a new study for the Asia-Pacific region which covers 10 countries in more detail than has previously been possible. A Profile of the Asia-Pacific Paint Industry, 8th Edition offers an overview of the major markets across the region and insights into paint market sizes, consumption and future prospects for growth. Further to the...

    USD 4515View Report
  • The Top 50 Paint Companies in Eastern Europe, 3rd Edition

    Mar 2010

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    106 Pages

    Central and Eastern Europe remains a key growth market for the coatings industry and as companies continue to search for new business opportunities industry’s interest in the region is unlikely to dwindle. IRL, as part of its ongoing industry review, is pleased to announce the forthcoming  publication of The Top 50 Paint Companies in Eastern Europe, 3rd Edition. The...

    USD 1035View Report
  • European Pigments & Fillers in the Europen Coatings Industry

    Mar 2010

    By IRL

    Chemicals

    130 Pages

    IRL is pleased to announce a new title in its range of reports covering the paints & coatings industry 'Pigments & Fillers in the European Coatings Industry'. The study provides the most up-to-date data available on the market for pigments and fillers in the coatings industry of Europe. The report covers markets in both Western & Eastern Europe and will include the...

    USD 5055View Report