- The painting business is a $48 billion industry
- 8.0% Annual Growth over the last 5 years
- There are over 240,000 businesses operating as painting businesses in the U.S.
- The painting industry employs over 400,000 people in the U.S.
The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the number of actively
employed painting and wall-covering contractors will increase by 38.5
percent during the 10-year period from 2010 to 2020, or 3.85 percent annually.
Remodeling activity in 2016 is the best since 2006—expect increase
in service calls for installations and upgrades
Of the various segments of the paint products industry, paint destined
for homes, commercial buildings and industrial structures represents the largest.
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