Adhesives and Sealants Market size is forecast to exceed USD 40 Billion and USD 9.5 Billion respectively by 2023: Global Market Insights Inc.

Adhesives and sealants market share represents moderate fragmentation with top four companies catering to over 45% of the total demand in 2015. Leading companies have an upper hand in the industry due to integration and economies of scale benefits.
Market Size – $32.7 bn in 2015, Market Growth – CAGR of 5.9%, Market Trends – Growth in construction spending coupled with increase in lightweight automobile demand

Global adhesives and sealants market size was estimated at 9.8 million tons and 1.9 million tons in 2015, as per the latest research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Construction, automotive and packaging were key revenue generating applications for the industry.

Adhesives and sealants market size analysis is set to exceed USD 50 billion by 2023. Strong infrastructure development indicators and focus on vehicle weight reduction for better fuel performance will play a key role in demand development.

Waterborne adhesives market size dominated the technology landscape, with 47% global share 2015. This technology is preferred over solvent borne technology owing to low VoC emissions to curb environmental toxicity.

Hot melt adhesives market size is forecast to gain significantly, with 5.3% CAGR up to 2023. On product basis, acrylic products witnessed most usage, with overall consumption close to 3.6 million tons in 2015, whereas silicone sealants consumption was over 580 kilo tons.

Stringent norms by the EPA and REACH to address environment concerns over VoC emissions may challenge industry growth. Strong focus on developing renewable materials as an alternative to fossil fuel products is likely to support growth. Bio adhesive market size already accounts for over 1% of the total demand and could witness sizable gains over the coming seven years.

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Key insights from the report include:

  • Global adhesives market size is set to attain grow at 4.9% CAGR, whereas sealants market size is estimated to reach 2.7 million tons by 2023.
  • Pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) applications dominate demand and accounted for over 29% of the total demand in 2015, followed by packaging, with overall consumption of close to 2.1 million tons.
  • Construction sealants market size witnessed consumption of 510 kilo tons in 2015. Automotive sealants market is forecast to significantly grow at 5.4% CAGR and reach 565.0 kilo tons by 2023.
  • APAC, led by China, Japan & India, was the leading regional industry and accounted for over 40% of the total demand in 2015.
  • China polyurethane (PU) glue demand was estimated at close to 280 kilo tons in 2015, whereas PU sealants demand in China was calculated at close to 135 kilo tons in the same year.
  • North America, driven by stringent norms in the U.S., accounted for over 22% of the total volume in 2015. North America construction glues market was close to 345 kilo tons in 2015.
  • Global market share is moderately consolidated with multinationals such as Dow, HB Fuller, 3M and Henkel catering to over 47% of the industry demand. Other notable companies include Eastman Chemical, BASF, Avery Dennison, Ashland and Bostik.

Browse key industry insights spread across 210 pages with 206 market data tables & 20 figures & charts from the report, Adhesives and Sealants Market Size By Application (Construction, Pressure Sensitive, Furniture, Packaging, Automotive), By Technology (Solvent, Water-based, Reactive, Hot Melt), By Product (Polyurethane [PU], Acrylic, Epoxy, EVA, Polyvinyl Acetate [PVA]), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2016 – 2023” in detail along with the table of contents:


Global Market Insights has segmented the adhesives and sealants industry on the basis of application and region:

Adhesives Market Technology Analysis (Volume, Kilo Tons and Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2023)                   

  • Water-Based
  • Solvent-Based
  • Hot Melt
  • Reactive & Other

Adhesives Market Product Analysis (Volume, Kilo Tons and Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2023)             

  • Acrylic            
  • PVA
  • Polyurethane
  • Styrenic Block
  • Epoxy
  • EVA
  • Others

Adhesives Market Application Analysis (Volume, Kilo Tons and Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2023)                   

  • Pressure Sensitive Applications        
  • Packaging
  • Construction
  • Furniture
  • Footwear
  • Automotive
  • Others

Sealants Market Product Analysis (Volume, Kilo Tons and Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2023)                 

  • Silicones
  • Polyurethane
  • Acrylic
  • PVA
  • Others            

Sealants Market Application Analysis (Volume, Kilo Tons and Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2023)                       

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Packaging
  • Assembly
  • Pressure Sensitive Tapes
  • Consumer
  • Others

Adhesives and Sealants Market Regional Analysis (Volume, Kilo Tons and Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2023)              

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
  • MEA


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