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Global Contact Adhesives Market - Segmented by Technology, Polymer, End-user and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

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Global Contact Adhesives Market - Segmented by Technology, Polymer, End-user and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)
Published: April 5, 2018 Content info: 148 Pages


The Global Contact Adhesives market is estimated to register a significant CAGR during the forecast period. Asia-Pacific is expected to hold the largest share of the market, owing to the significant growth of leather industry, especially in countries, like China and India.

Accelerating Demand from Automotive Industry is Set to Propel Growth

Over the past few years, contact adhesives have become a significant technology component of automotive applications, as they are continuously replacing traditional bonding or adhesion methods. Unlike traditional manufacturing methods, adhesives offer the advantage of flexibility during the production process of automotive components. In addition, they also aid in reducing the processing and set up time, as they can be applied easily and at a relatively high speed.

Furthermore, it has been observed that during new car assessment programs and crash tests, vehicles bonded with adhesives perform better, when compared to welded vehicles, as they do not affect the substrate used in the automobile assembly. In 2016, the global automotive production reached 94.98 billion units, with a significant increase of 4.5% when compared to 2015. All the above-mentioned factors will help the global market to grow.

Footwear Leather is Expected to Hold the Largest Share of the End-user Segment

Contact adhesives, as they are fluid and flexible in nature and environment-resistant, are used in shoe manufacturing and leatherwork, which is used in making sports equipment, apparel, accessories, amongst others. These are used for bonding all parts of shoes, including outsoles, insoles, uppers, amongst others.

The global footwear industry is experiencing rapid expansion due to demand for new and innovative footwear products, increasing sports activities and increased demand for sports footwear, sports equipment, and apparels (made up of leather). The major market in the footwear industry is held by Asia-Pacific countries, owing to populous countries of the region, China and India. Being home to major brands of the fashion industry, North America, and Europe account for a healthy share of the market, in turn, boosting the growth of the contact adhesives market.

Asia-Pacific is Set to Dominate the Region During the Forecast Period

The Asia-Pacific market accounts for slightly less than 60% of the market. China is the largest market in the region, accounting for more than 50% of the share. The shoe manufacturing industry in China is largest in the world, and has been for a long time. It produced 13.1 billion pairs of shoes in 2016, nearly 6 times that of the second in the same ranking, India. Due to the large domestic market, with the presence of the world's largest population and major exports in all other countries, China's shoe manufacturing has been on the rise. The increase in minimum wages and overtime pay throughout China, as well as a stronger currency, are expected to help in increased production. This is expected to directly lead to the growth of the demand for contact adhesives in the country.

Notable Developments in the Market

September 2017: H.B. Fuller Company acquired Royal Adhesives and Sealants

Major Players: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, H.B. Fuller Co, Bostik (Arkema) and 3M, amongst others.

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Table of Contents
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

  • 1.1 Scope of the Report
  • 1.2 Research Phases
  • 1.3 Study Deliverables

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights

  • 3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
  • 3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis
    • 3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    • 3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
    • 3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
    • 3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
    • 3.2.5 Degree of Competition

4. Raw Material Analysis

5. Market Dynamics

  • 5.1 Drivers
    • 5.1.1 Accelerating Demand from Automotive Industry
    • 5.1.2 Dynamic Economic Development In Asia-Pacific
  • 5.2 Restraints
    • 5.2.1 Volatility in Raw Material Prices
    • 5.2.2 Stringent Environmental Regulations Regarding VOCs
  • 5.3 Opportunities
    • 5.3.1 Shifting Focus Towards Water-borne Adhesives
    • 5.3.2 Growing Leather Industry in India and China

6. Market Segmentation and Analysis - (Market size, Growth, and Forecast)

  • 6.1 By Technology
    • 6.1.1 Water-borne
    • 6.1.2 Solvent-borne
    • 6.1.3 Others
  • 6.2 By Polymer
    • 6.2.1 Neoprene
    • 6.2.2 SBR
    • 6.2.3 Acrylic Copolymer
    • 6.2.4 Others
  • 6.3 By End-User
    • 6.3.1 Consumer Durables
    • 6.3.2 Packaging
    • 6.3.3 Automotive
    • 6.3.4 Furniture
    • 6.3.5 Footwear Leather
    • 6.3.6 Construction
    • 6.3.7 Others

7. Regional Market Analysis (Market size, Growth, and Forecast)

  • 7.1 North America
    • 7.1.1 United States
    • 7.1.2 Canada
    • 7.1.3 Mexico
    • 7.1.4 Rest of North America
  • 7.2 Europe
    • 7.2.1 Germany
    • 7.2.2 United Kingdom
    • 7.2.3 Italy
    • 7.2.4 France
    • 7.2.5 Spain
    • 7.2.6 Russia
    • 7.2.7 Rest of Europe
  • 7.3 Asia-Pacific
    • 7.3.1 China
    • 7.3.2 India
    • 7.3.3 Japan
    • 7.3.4 South Korea
    • 7.3.5 ASEAN Countries
    • 7.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • 7.4 South America
    • 7.4.1 Brazil
    • 7.4.2 Argentina
    • 7.4.3 Rest of South America
  • 7.5 Middle East & Africa
    • 7.5.1 Saudi Arabia
    • 7.5.2 United Arab Emirates
    • 7.5.3 South Africa
    • 7.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa

8. Future of the Market

9. Competitive Landscape

  • 9.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
  • 9.2 Market Share Analysis**
  • 9.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

10. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & services, Recent Developments, and Analyst View)

  • 10.1 3M Company
  • 10.2 Adco (Uk) Limited
  • 10.3 Arkema Group (Bostik Sa)
  • 10.4 Collano Adhesives Ag
  • 10.5 Delo Industrial Adhesives
  • 10.6 H.B. Fuller Company
  • 10.7 Helmitin Inc
  • 10.8 Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa
  • 10.9 Huntsman International Llc
  • 10.10 Itw Performance Polymers (Illinois Tool Works Inc.)
  • 10.11 Jowat Se
  • 10.12 Mapei Spa
  • 10.13 Pyrotek Inc.
  • 10.14 Royal Adhesives & Sealants, Llc
  • 10.15 Sika Ag
  • 10.16 DowDupont
  • 10.17 Intact Adhesives (Kms Adhesives)

...List not exhaustive

11. Disclaimer

*Subject to availability of public domain

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