- The report contains detailed information about Ecology Coatings, Inc. that gives an unrivalled in-depth knowledge about internal business-environment of the company: data about the owners, senior executives, locations, subsidiaries, markets, products, and company history.
- Another part of the report is a SWOT-analysis carried out for Ecology Coatings, Inc.. It involves specifying the objective of the company's business and identifies the different factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieving that objective. SWOT-analysis helps to understand company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and possible threats against it.
- The Ecology Coatings, Inc. financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
- In the part that describes Ecology Coatings, Inc. competitors and the industry in whole, the information about company's financial ratios is compared to those of its competitors and to the industry. The unique analysis of the market and company’s competitors along with detailed information about the internal and external factors affecting the relevant industry will help to manage your business environment. Your company’s business and sales activities will be boosted by gaining an insight into your competitors’ businesses.
- Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of Ecology Coatings, Inc. business.
About Ecology Coatings, Inc.
Ecology Coatings, Inc. develops nanotechnology-enabled, ultra-violet curable coatings that are designed to drive efficiencies and clean processes in manufacturing. The company creates proprietary coatings with performance and environmental attributes by using its platform of integrated clean technology products that reduce overall energy consumption and offer a marked decrease in drying time.
The company's target markets include electronics, steel, construction, automotive and trucking, paper products, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). As of September 30, 2009, the company developed approximately 200 specific individual coating formulations that address the limitations of traditional carrier-based coatings.
Paper The companys paper coatings provide high speed curing and barrier protection. Its coatings allow the substitution of paper instead of non-recyclable plastic. EcoQuick coated paper can replace polymer laminates on paper, labels, and packaging. Its nanotechnology-enhanced formulations provide coating performance, including adhesion and abrasion resistance.
Metals - The companys metal coatings provide the UV curing process; high speed curing; barrier protection; nanotechnology-enhanced formulations; and improved manufacturing productivity.
Plastics - The companys liquid nanotechnology coatings have improved hardness and abrasion resistance over conventional carrier-based coatings. The coatings are also noteworthy for their ability to achieve either optical clarity or accept pigments.
Glass - The companys UV curable glass coatings product has achieved solid optical clarity in both high and low viscosity formulations that have significant thermal conductivity. The product also offers adhesion between separate glass products that is less breakable than a single layer product. Potential applications for this technology include electronics and visible light consumer products.
Electronics - The companys coatings do not contain either water or organic solvents that may damage delicate electronic components. These coatings are also UV curable and may be applied and cured without thermal shock to the substrate.
Medical - The company has developed an urethane based coating used to bond metal and plastic parts for use on a cardiovascular device.
The company has licensed its platform automotive technology to DuPont. This license covers DuPonts automotive metal coating activities in North America.
The company has granted Red Spot Paint & Varnish a license to manufacture and sell its proprietary product for use on 22 gallon metal propane tanks. It has granted a medical device company a license to use its proprietary product on a cardiovascular application.
The company's competitors include Akzo Nobel; PPG; Sherwin-Williams; Valspar; Allied Photochemical; Rad-Cure (Altana Chemie); Red Spot (Fujikura); R&D Coatings; Northwest (Ashland); DSM Desotech; and Prime.
Ecology Coatings, Inc. was founded in 1990.
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1. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Ecology Coatings, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Ecology Coatings, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Ecology Coatings, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Ecology Coatings, Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Chemicals Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Ecology Coatings, Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. ECOLOGY COATINGS, INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Major Shareholders
Ecology Coatings, Inc. History
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Offices and Representations
Ecology Coatings, Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Chemicals Industry Statistics
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Ecology Coatings, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Ecology Coatings, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Ecology Coatings, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Ecology Coatings, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Ecology Coatings, Inc. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?