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Intelligent Structural


Rácz, Yamaga & Associates is a consulting company focused on strategic direction, management, new business development, merger and acquisitions. It serves companies in several countries of Latin America, recommending and implementing solutions for structured growth and investments.

Rácz, Yamaga & Associates operates the chemical industry in several segments, with significant participation in coatings, adhesives, resins, pigments and other specialty chemicals. We perform in the verticalization and processes from market development, technology transfer, services and distribution.

Our specialists deliver solutions for business opportunities, productivity gains and maeket positioning.




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South American coatings market on track to hit $11 Billion by 2027

Francisco Racz and Washington Yamaga for European Coatings Journal during Abrafati 2023

The South American coatings market is poised to reach $11 billion by 2027, with an annual growth rate in physical volume of 2.5% during the five-year period starting in 2022. Dominant drivers encompass the overarching themes influencing the growth of the Construction & Infrastructure Coatings and Performance Coatings businesses in South America. These themes include Infrastructure Development and Economic Growth, Environmental Sustainability, Regulatory Compliance, Maintenance, Refurbishment, as well as the evolution of Consumer Preferences.

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Coatings in South America 2027: Perspectives and Projections

Francisco Rácz & Washington Yamaga - RY & Associates for Paint&Pintura Nov 2023


The consolidation of various drivers that will influence the coatings industry in South America in the coming years can provide an understanding of the forces shaping the region's businesses. It also conveys the understanding that they are interconnected, offering directions and insights. The discussed groupings are sensitive to the overall economic behavior and pertain to the market for paints in new construction and infrastructure, general industrial coatings for durable goods, and resale. They focus on added value, productivity, sustainability solutions, and their regulations.

This is based on RY & Associates' proprietary projections, published by the ECJ (European Coatings Journal) for the Abrafati Daily 2023.

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