Press Release

Nov, 23 2023

Essential Role of Primers in Construction: Enhancing Adhesion, Durability, and Surface Preparation for Success

The Europe primers in construction market encompass a broad range of coating materials designed to enhance various construction surfaces' adhesion, durability, and surface preparation. These primers are crucial for ensuring the success and longevity of construction projects. Primers are applied to substrates such as concrete, metal, wood, and masonry before adding the main coating or adhesive. They promote adhesion by creating a bonding surface, preventing corrosion, and sealing porous surfaces. Additionally, they improve the coating's resistance to environmental factors, extending the lifespan of structures.

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the Europe Primers in Construction Market which was USD 3,292.79 million in 2022, and is expected to reach USD 6,094.72 million by 2030, and is expected to undergo a CAGR of 8.0% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030. Rapid urbanization and population growth in Europe have propelled the construction industry, mandating the application of primers to prepare surfaces, provide protection, and enhance the aesthetic appeal of newly constructed structures. This demand reflects primers' critical role in urban development and modern construction practices.

Key Findings of the Study

Europe Primers in Construction Market

Rising infrastructure development projects in Europe are expected to drive the market's growth rate

In Europe, a surge in infrastructure development projects is evident, encompassing the construction of vital components such as roads, bridges, railways, and public facilities. These extensive undertakings rely on primers for surface preparation, corrosion protection, and long-term structural durability. The demand for primers within the construction sector has correspondingly escalated, as these essential coatings play a pivotal role in safeguarding the integrity and longevity of these critical infrastructure projects. Consequently, the construction industry in the region continues to drive the growth of the primer market, reflecting the essential role primers play in ensuring the quality and sustainability of European infrastructure.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2023 to 2030

Base Year


Historic Years

2021 (Customizable to 2015-2020)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

Material (Alkyd, Epoxy, Polyurethane, Acrylic, and Others), Surface (Cement, Concrete, Plaster, Metal, Plastic, Wood, Flooring Tiles, and Others), Type (Water Based and Solvent Based), End-Use (New Residential Construction, New Non-Residential Construction, New Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Renovation, Non-Residential Renovation, and Residential Renovation)

Countries Covered

Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Poland, Romania, and Czech Republic

Market Players Covered

PPG Industries, Inc. (U.S.), The Sherwin-Williams Company (U.S.), AKZO NOBEL N.V. (Netherlands), RPM International Inc. (U.S.), Axalta Coating Systems, LLC (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Jotun (Norway), Kansai Paint Co.,Ltd. (Japan), Henkel AG & Co. kGaA (Germany), Tikkurila (Finland), Hempel A/S (Denmark), and Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Data Points Covered in the Report

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Segment Analysis:

The Europe primers in construction market are segmented on the basis of the material, surface, type, and end-use.

  • On the basis of material, the Europe primers in construction market are segmented into alkyd, epoxy, polyurethane, acrylic, and others.
  • On the basis of surface, the Europe primers in construction market are segmented into cement, concrete, plaster, metal, plastic, wood, flooring tiles, and others.
  • On the basis of type, the Europe primers in construction market are segmented into water based and solvent based.
  • On the basis of end-use, the Europe primers in construction market are segmented into new residential construction, new non-residential construction, new civil engineering, civil engineering renovation, non-residential renovation, and residential renovation.

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the major Europe primers in construction market players in Europe primers in construction market are Jotun (Norway), Kansai Paint Co.,Ltd. (Japan), Henkel AG & Co. kGaA (Germany), Tikkurila (Finland), Hempel A/S (Denmark), and Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan).

Europe Primers in Construction Market

Market Developments

  • In March 2023, PPG Industries, Inc. launched the PPG ENVIROCRON Primeron powder primer series, designed for superior corrosion protection on various metal substrates, including steel, hot-dip-galvanized steel, metalized steel, and aluminum. This product has undergone rigorous testing and received approval from QUALISTEELCOAT, an international quality label for coated steel, solidifying its reliability. This strategic product release bolsters PPG's portfolio and positions the company for an increased market share, particularly in high-performance corrosion protection.
  • In July 2022, Axalta introduced Plascoat PPA 742, a single-layer thermoplastic primer designed for metallic substrates in the construction market. This innovative primer is user-friendly, even on sharp-edged surfaces, making it ideal for various component designs. Plascoat PPA 742 provides outstanding protection and is well-suited for applications such as urban furniture, construction fencing, metallic structures, and various metal parts, enhancing their durability and longevity while simplifying the coating process.
  • In July 2022, BASF SE completed a significant expansion of its automotive refinish coatings production capacity at its facility located in Jiangmen, Guangdong Province, South China. The expanded production site now offers an extended portfolio of automotive refinish coatings, encompassing a wide range of products such as fillers, primer surfacers, basecoats, tinters, clearcoats, topcoats, hardeners, thinners, fast-drying accelerators, and blenders. This expansion reflects BASF's commitment to meeting the growing demands of the automotive coatings market in the region.
  • In February 2022, H.B. Fuller Company successfully acquired Apollo, a prominent independent manufacturer in the United Kingdom specializing in liquid adhesives, coatings, and primers for the roofing, industrial, and construction sectors. This strategic acquisition was aimed at bolstering H.B. Fuller's presence in crucial construction markets in Europe and the United Kingdom, further solidifying its position as a key player in the industry and enhancing its ability to cater to the evolving needs of these markets.

Regional Analysis

Geographically, the countries covered in the Europe primers in construction market report are Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Poland, Romania, and Czech Republic.

As per Data Bridge Market Research analysis:

Germany is the dominant region in Europe primers in construction market during the forecast period of 2023 - 2030

Germany's prominent position in the primers in construction market is primarily attributed to the region's thriving construction and renovation sector. The country's robust economy and sustained urbanization drive a continuous primer demand. With numerous infrastructure projects and the renovation of existing structures, Germany remains a crucial market for primers, as they play a vital role in ensuring surface preparation and protection, enhancing the durability and aesthetics of various construction endeavors throughout the nation.

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