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Automotive Wheel Coating Market Research Report Information By Type (Powder Coating and Liquid Coating) By Application (Passenger Cars and Commercial vehicles) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032


ID: MRFR/CnM/2266-HCR | 110 Pages | Author: Chitranshi Jaiswal| May 2024

Global Automotive Wheel Coating Market Overview


Automotive Wheel Coating Market Size was valued at USD 5.06 Billion in 2023. The automotive wheel coating market industry is projected to grow from USD 5.22 Billion in 2024 to USD 6.505 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.79% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). A rise in interest in all-weather wheel coating and changes in consumer dynamics are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.


Automotive Wheel Coating Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Automotive Wheel Coating Market Trends




  • Changes in consumer dynamics is driving the market growth




Automotive wheel coating specializes in creating a variety of special wheel coatings that are created by blending various pigments, chemicals, and raisins. The wheel is shielded by this coating from chipping, dust, chemicals, heat, wear and tear, and wear and tear. Automobile wheel coating also enhances the exterior appearance of the wheel. Several factors, including millennial demand, improved fuel efficiency, protection, etc., are expected to contribute to the market's expected growth. Therefore, automotive wheel coating contributes to the technological advancement of the industry as a whole as well as the advancement of the vehicle's overall exterior design. The demand for all-weather wheel coating is rising, and customer preferences are changing due to shifting consumer dynamics. Additionally, the market for automotive wheel coatings needs to be improved by high volatility and the closure of some plants for various reasons. Advanced materials and new wheel compositions also present lucrative business opportunities that are anticipated to support the expansion of the automotive wheel coating market.


The market value of manufacturers is increased by the rising demand for all-weather wheel coating, which helps to protect wheels from wear and tear and unfavorable weather and driving conditions. Strong coatings are a barrier against corrosion in challenging environments and on rough terrain, extending the durability and longevity of the wheel. Therefore, these factors increase the demand for automotive wheel coatings.


The demand for appealing vehicles has grown as millennials' needs have changed. These vehicles need different alloy wheels, like those made of aluminum, magnesium, and titanium, which make them stand out from other non-coated vehicles and look appealing. Because customers must pay more, the market for automotive wheel coating is expanding. Thus, driving the automotive wheel coating market revenue.


Automotive Wheel Coating Market Segment Insights


Automotive Wheel Coating Type Insights


The automotive wheel coating market segmentation, based on type, includes powder coating and liquid coating. The liquid coating segment dominates the market, Automobile wheels are given a layer of protection by liquid coatings, which guard against wear and tear, corrosion, oxidation, UV rays, chemicals, road salt, and other corrosive agents. A barrier created by the coating keeps the underlying metal or alloy from deteriorating. Liquid coatings improve their visual appeal by giving wheels a glossy, smooth, or matte finish. The coating can be applied in various colors, allowing vehicle owners to customize and personalize their vehicles. It gives the wheels a polished appearance and aids in enhancing the vehicle's overall appearance. Cleaning and maintaining automobile wheels are made simpler by liquid coatings. The coating produces a smooth surface that deflects grime, brake dust, and other contaminants, making it less likely for them to adhere to the wheel's surface. This makes cleaning easier and requires less work to keep the wheels looking clean and shiny.


Automotive Wheel Coating Applications Insights


Based on applications, the automotive wheel coating market segment includes passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The passenger cars category generated the most income. Wheel coatings for passenger cars are made to shield the wheels from the elements, including chemicals, tar, road salt, brake dust, and brake dust. These coatings are a barrier, stopping damage from oxidation, corrosion, and other effects of these elements. For passenger vehicles, the aesthetic value of wheel coatings is frequently considered. They are offered in various textures, including glossy, metallic, matte, and options with metallic accents. These coatings can improve the wheels, enhancing the car’s overall look and giving it a more distinctive appearance.


Figure 1:  Automotive Wheel Coating Market, by Applications, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Automotive Wheel Coating Market


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Automotive Wheel Coating Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The North American automotive wheel coating market will dominate this market, due to factors like a sizable customer base and high end-user disposable income, which drive the demand for vehicles in the nation.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2:  AUTOMOTIVE WHEEL COATING MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


AUTOMOTIVE WHEEL COATING MARKET SHARE BY REGION


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe’s automotive wheel coating market accounts for the second-largest market share. The demand for appealing vehicles has increased with the rise in millennial requirements. These vehicles require alloy wheels of various types, including alloys with aluminum, magnesium, and titanium, which make vehicles appealing and stand out among other non-coated vehicles. Because of the higher prices that must be paid by customers, the market for automotive wheel coatings in this region is expanding. Further, the German automotive wheel coating market held the largest market share, and the UK automotive wheel coating market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


The Asia-Pacific Automotive Wheel Coating Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. High demand and production of cars and the growth of the automotive manufacturing sector in developing nations like China and India. Economic expansion and ongoing industrialization, which aid in producing automobiles and other manufacturing output, are major factors driving the market in developing nations. Moreover, China’sautomotive wheel coating market held the largest market share, and the Indian automotive wheel coating market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Automotive Wheel Coating Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the automotive wheel coating market grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking various strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. The automotive wheel coating industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics manufacturers use in the automotive wheel coating industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. The automotive wheel coating industry has offered some of the most significant advantages in recent years. Major players in the automotive wheel coating market, including PPG Industrial Coatings (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Akzo Nobel N.V. (Netherlands), DuPont (U.S.), Dupli-Color (U.S.), Eastwood (U.S.), Performance Paints (U.K.), Mile High Powder Coating Inc (U.S.), Nordson Industrial Coating Systems (U.S.) and Kansai Paint Co., Ltd (Japan) and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.


DuPont (US), the French-American industrialist and chemist Éleuthère Irénée du Pont de Nemours founded the multinational chemical company in 1802. The business began as a significant supplier of gunpowder and later played a significant role in the growth of Delaware. In the 20th century, DuPont produced a variety of polymers, including Vespel, neoprene, nylon, Corian, Teflon, Mylar, Kapton, Kevlar, Zemdrain, M5 fiber, Nomex, Tyvek, Sorona, Corfam, and Lycra. Its scientists also produced a variety of chemicals, most notably Freon (chlorofluorocarbons), for the refrigerant. Additionally, it produced synthetic paints and pigments like ChromaFlair.


BASF believe that everyone has potential and that people are the key to our long-term success. It achieve this by providing workers with the tools, guidance, and opportunities they need to develop and flourish in both their professional and personal lives. It foster chemistry by providing with the support needed to operate at best and accomplish the objectives.


Key Companies in the automotive wheel coating market include



  • PPG Industrial Coatings (U.S.)

  • BASF SE (Germany)

  • Akzo Nobel N.V. (Netherlands)

  • DuPont (U.S.)

  • Dupli-Color (U.S.)

  • Eastwood (U.S.)

  • Performance Paints (U.K.)

  • Mile High Powder Coating Inc (U.S.)

  • Nordson Industrial Coating Systems (U.S.)

  • Kansai Paint Co., Ltd (Japan)


Automotive Wheel Coating Industry Developments


March 2022: AkzoNobel has acquired the liquid coatings division of Lankwitzer Lackfabrik for aluminum wheels to bolster its performance coatings product line, which will complement its current powder coatings product line and increase its assortment of cutting-edge goods.


January 2022: A manufacturer of coatings for light truck wheels and automotive applications, Cetelon Lackfabrik GmbH, was acquired by PPG in full. With this acquisition, PPG can expand on its liquid and powder coating technologies, color matching capabilities, and current coatings product lineup.


Automotive Wheel Coating Market Segmentation


Automotive Wheel Coating Type Outlook



  • Powder Coating

  • Liquid Coating


Automotive Wheel Coating Applications Outlook



  • Passenger cars

  • Commercial vehicles


Automotive Wheel Coating Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 5.06 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 5.22 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 6.505 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 2.79% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Applications, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled PPG Industrial Coatings (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Akzo Nobel N.V. (Netherlands), DuPont (U.S.), Dupli-Color (U.S.), Eastwood (U.S.), Performance Paints (U.K.), Mile High Powder Coating Inc (U.S.), Nordson Industrial Coating Systems (U.S.) and Kansai Paint Co., Ltd (Japan).
Key Market Opportunities Changes in consumer dynamics
Key Market Dynamics A rise in interest in all-weather wheel coating.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The automotive wheel coating market size was valued at USD 5.06 Billion in 2023.

The automotive wheel coating market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.79% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share in the automotive wheel coating market

The key players in the automotive wheel coating market are PPG Industrial Coatings (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Akzo Nobel N.V. (Netherlands), DuPont (U.S.), Dupli-Color (U.S.), Eastwood (U.S.), Performance Paints (U.K.), Mile High Powder Coating Inc (U.S.), Nordson Industrial Coating Systems (U.S.) and Kansai Paint Co., Ltd (Japan).

The liquid coatings category dominated the automotive wheel coating market in 2023.

The passenger cars had the largest share in the automotive wheel coating market.

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