Acrylic Adhesives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The market is segmented by Technology (Water-based, Solvent-based, Reactive, and Other Technologies), End-user Industry (Packaging, Building and Construction, Transportation, Appliances, Electrical and Electronics, Sporting Goods, Woodworking, and Other End-user Industries), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016 - 2026

Base Year:


Fastest Growing Market:

Asia Pacific

Largest Market:

Asia Pacific


5 %

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Market Overview

The acrylic adhesives market is expected to register a CAGR of less than 5%, during the forecast period. The major factors driving the growth of the market studied are the rapidly growing construction industry in the Asia-Pacific & the Middle Eastern regions, and increasing usage in the packaging industry. On the flipside, strict VOC regulations in North America and Europe serve as one of the major stumbling blocks in the growth of the market studied.

  • The water-based acrylic adhesives segment dominated the market. It is anticipated to grow during the forecast period, owing to its eco-friendly and low-toxic nature, high solid content, and high initial adhesion properties.
  • the adoption of bio-based products may provide opportunities for the market studied, during the forecast period.
  • Asia-Pacific dominated the global market, with high growth in demand from the construction, transportation, furniture, and packaging industries.

Scope of the Report

The scope of the acrylic adhesives market report includes:

Other Technologies
End-user Industry
Building and Construction
Electrical and Electronics
Sporting Goods
Other End-user Industries
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Packaging Segment to Dominate the Market Demand

  • The packaging industry dominated the demand for acrylic adhesives, owing to their applications in the manufacture of various products, such as tapes, labels, cases, and cartons.
  • The Asia-Pacific region has been witnessing fastest growth in the global packaging industry, with countries, such as China and India, leading the market.
  • Factors, such as e-commerce, online food deliveries, and innovation and development in the packaging industry, have been driving the growth of the packaging industry in the region.
  • The packaging industry in North America and Europe is mature, and is has been witnessing moderate growth in the Middle East & African region. However, owing to the growth of the e-commerce business in these regions, the packaging industry is also witnessing growth in these regions, further driving the demand for raw materials, like adhesives and others.
  • Thus, such trends in the global packaging industry is expected to drive the demand for acrylic adhesives, during the forecast period.

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Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • The Asia-Pacific region dominated the global market share, in 2018. Factors, such as strong growth in construction activities, increasing packaging demand from the expanding e-commerce business platform, increasing output in the food and beverage industry, have been driving the demand for acrylic adhesives in the region.
  • Countries, such as China and India, lead the market demand for acrylic adhesives, due to high packaging requirements.
  • China and India hold the potential to grow at a faster rate in the e-commerce packaging market, as internet usage in these countries continue to expand at a tremendous rate. The demand for food and beverage products is also supporting the growth of the paper packaging and rigid packaging sectors in these countries, at a steady rate.
  • Moreover, the construction sector in these countries is expected to grow at a noticeable rate, owing to various planned projects planned for construction, during the forecast period.
  • Currently, there are several airport construction projects, either in the development or planning stage, in China. These include Beijing Capital International Airport, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, etc. Besides, the government rolled out massive construction plans, including making provision for the movement of 250 million people to its new megacities, over the next 10 years.
  • In India, the government’s target of investing USD 120.5 billion, for developing 27 industrial clusters, is expected to boost commercial construction in the country.
  • Additionally, construction is growing at a noticeable rate in countries, such as Indonesia, Thailand, and Singapore.
  • Hence, all such favorable market trends in the region are expected to drive the growth of the acrylic adhesives market, during the forecast period.

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Competitive Landscape

The acrylic adhesives market is consolidated in nature, with few players accounting for a significant share of the market demand. Some of the major players in the market include Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Arkema (Bostik), ITW, Mapei, and 3M, among others.

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Table Of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Rapidly Growing Construction Industry in Asia-Pacific & Middle East

      2. 4.1.2 Increasing Usage in Packaging Industry

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Strict VOC Regulations in North America and Europe

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Technology

      1. 5.1.1 Water-based

      2. 5.1.2 Solvent-based

      3. 5.1.3 Reactive

      4. 5.1.4 Other Technologies

    2. 5.2 End-user Industry

      1. 5.2.1 Packaging

      2. 5.2.2 Building and Construction

      3. 5.2.3 Transportation

      4. 5.2.4 Appliances

      5. 5.2.5 Electrical and Electronics

      6. 5.2.6 Sporting Goods

      7. 5.2.7 Woodworking

      8. 5.2.8 Other End-user Industries

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 3M Company

      2. 6.4.2 Arkema Group (Bostik SA)

      3. 6.4.3 Ashland Inc.

      4. 6.4.4 Avery Dennison Corp.

      5. 6.4.5 Dymax

      6. 6.4.6 Franklin International

      7. 6.4.7 H.B. Fuller Co.

      8. 6.4.8 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

      9. 6.4.9 Hexcel Corporation

      10. 6.4.10 Huntsman Corp.

      11. 6.4.11 ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.)

      12. 6.4.12 LORD Corp.

      13. 6.4.13 Mactac

      14. 6.4.14 Mapei SPA

      15. 6.4.15 Permabond LLC

      16. 6.4.16 Pidilite Industries

      17. 6.4.17 RPM International

      18. 6.4.18 Sika AG

      19. 6.4.19 Toagosei Co. Ltd

      20. 6.4.20 Wacker Chemie AG

  7. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Adoption of Bio-based Products

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