Industrial Insulation Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by Insulation Material (Mineral Wool, Fiber Glass, Foamed Plastics, Calcium Silicate, and Other Insulation Materials), Product (Blanket, Board, Pipe, and Other Products), End-user Industry (Chemical and Petrochemical, Power Generation, Automotive, Oil and Gas, Electrical and Electronics, Construction, and Other End-user Industries), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa).

Market Snapshot

Industrial Insulation Market Size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >5 %
Industrial Insulation Market Key Players

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Market Overview

The market for industrial insulation is expected to register a CAGR more than 5%, globally, during the forecast period. Industrial insulation is a layer or coating of resistant material, which serves as a barrier to the targeted energy, and it is used throughout the world in refineries, power generation plants, and manufacturing facilities, among other industrial operations. The increasing demand for power generation and construction industries has been driving the growth of the market.

  • However, the environmental and health hazards related to insulation wool are likely to hinder the growth of the studied market.
  • The rising exploration and production activities in China, UAE, Indonesia, and the United States are likely to provide opportunities for the industrial insulation market over the next five years.
  • Asia-Pacific dominates the industrial insulation market, owing to increasing application in the construction and power generation sectors in the region.

Scope of the Report

The industrial insulation market report include: 

Insulation Material
Mineral Wool
Fiber Glass
Foamed Plastics
Calcium Silicate
Other Insulation Materials
Other Products
End-user Industry
Chemical and Petrochemical
Electrical and Electronics
Oil and Gas
Power Generation
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 & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Power Generation Industry to Dominate the Market

  • The power generation industry stands to be the dominating segment, owing to stringent regulations mandating the use of industrial insulation to conserve energy and achieve efficiency in operations.
  • Calcium silicate is one of the most widely used insulation materials in the power generation industry. It is used to insulate high-temperature pipes and equipment and for fire endurance applications.
  • In the power generation industry, industrial insulation is used to cover a variety of equipment, such as steam pipes, heat storage tanks, and boilers.
  • While Asia-Pacific is witnessing the construction of power plants in countries, such as China, India, and Vietnam, the demand for the industrial insulation market is expected to increase from the region during the forecast period.
Industrial Insulation Market Trends

Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Market

  • Asia-Pacific stands to be the largest and fastest-growing market for the construction and power generation industry. Factors, such as increasing need for energy conservation and ensuring stringent regulatory norms by the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) standards, are driving the industry insulation requirements in Asia-Pacific.
  • Furthermore, increasing investment in the renewable energy sector in countries, like Japan, India, China, and Indonesia is further driving the demand for industrial insulation in the region.
  • Increasing investment in smart electricity grid network and HVDC transmission further offers opportunities for the industrial insulation market.
  • Hence, all such market trends are expected to drive the demand for industrial insulation market in the region during the forecast period.
Industrial Insulation Market Analysis

Competitive Landscape

The industrial insulation market is partially consolidated in nature, with a few major players dominating a significant share of the market demand. Some of the major companies are Knauf Insulation, Rockwool, Owens Corning, BASF SE, and Solvay, among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Construction and Power Generation Industry

      2. 4.1.2 Regulatory Support to Increase Energy Efficiency

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Environmental Hazards

      2. 4.2.2 Other Restraints

    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 Buyers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Insulation Material

      1. 5.1.1 Mineral Wool

      2. 5.1.2 Fiber Glass

      3. 5.1.3 Foamed Plastics

      4. 5.1.4 Calcium Silicate

      5. 5.1.5 Other Insulation Materials

    2. 5.2 Product

      1. 5.2.1 Blanket

      2. 5.2.2 Board

      3. 5.2.3 Pipe

      4. 5.2.4 Other Products

    3. 5.3 End-user Industry

      1. 5.3.1 Automotive

      2. 5.3.2 Chemical and Petrochemical

      3. 5.3.3 Construction

      4. 5.3.4 Electrical and Electronics

      5. 5.3.5 Oil and Gas

      6. 5.3.6 Power Generation

      7. 5.3.7 Other End-user Industries

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.4.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.4.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.4.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.4.5 Middle East & Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa


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

    2. 6.2 Market Share/Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 BASF SE

      2. 6.4.2 BNZ Materials

      3. 6.4.3 Cabot Corporation

      4. 6.4.4 CK Birla Group

      5. 6.4.5 INSUL-FAB

      6. 6.4.6 Jays Refractory Specialists

      7. 6.4.7 Johns Manville-Berkshire Hathway Company

      8. 6.4.8 Knauf Insulation

      9. 6.4.9 Owens Corning

      10. 6.4.10 Rockwool

      11. 6.4.11 Solvay

      12. 6.4.12 Temati

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Growing Exploration Activities in the Oil and Gas Industry

    2. 7.2 Use of Organic Products for Insulation

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Industrial Insulation Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Industrial Insulation Market is growing at a CAGR of >5% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2021.

Knauf Insulation, ROCKWOOL, Owens Corning, BASF SE, Solvay are the major companies operating in Industrial Insulation Market.

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