Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The market is segmented by Resin (Neoprene, Styrene Butadiene Copolymer, Acrylic Copolymer, and Other Resins), Technology (Water-borne, Solvent-borne, and Other Technologies), End-user Industry (Automotive and Aerospace, Building and Construction, Consumer Durables, Leather and Footwear, Packaging, Woodworking, and Other End-user Industries), and Geography (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, South Africa, Egypt, and Rest of Middle-East and Africa).

MEA Contact Adhesives Market Size

Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Market - Market Summary
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
CAGR: > 3 %

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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MEA Contact Adhesives Market Analysis

Middle-East and Africa contact adhesive market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 3% during the forecast period. The demand for contact adhesive is widely driven by the robust growth in construction activities. However, stringent VOC emission regulations may affect the growth of the studied market.

  • The neoprene-based segment dominated the market. It is likely to grow during the forecast period, owing to the rising demand from the footwear and construction industry.
  • The shifting focus toward water-borne adhesives is likely to offer opportunities for the contact adhesive market in the region.
  • Saudi Arabia stands to be the largest market for contact adhesive in the region, with consumption being majorly driven by the growing demand from end-user industries, such as packaging, construction, and woodworking.

MEA Contact Adhesives Industry Segmentation

Middle-East and Africa contact adhesive market report include:

Styrene Butadiene Copolymer
Acrylic Copolymer
Other Resins
Other Technologies
End-user Industry
Building and Construction
Automotive and Aerospace
Consumer Durables
Leather and Footwear
Other End-user Industries
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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MEA Contact Adhesives Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the MEA Contact Adhesives Market according to our research experts:

Building and Construction Industry to Drive the Market Demand

  • Contact adhesives’ properties such as good cohesion, adhesion and elasticity, high cohesive strength, flexibility, high elastic modulus of substrate, resistance from thermal expansion, environmental resistance from UV light, corrosion, salt water, rain, and other weathering conditions, makes it extensively useful for application in construction industry.
  • They are mainly used in wooden flooring and artificial turf, owing to their property of strain crystallization.
  • Countries, such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Egypt has been witnessing strong growth in construction investments and activities. The growth of construction industry in the region is majorly fueled by the Middle Eastern countries’ efforts to develop non-oil sectors.
  • Hence, such trends leading to the growth of construction industry is expected to propel the consumption of contact adhesive for construction applications in the region.
Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Market Revenue Share

Saudi Arabia to Dominate the Market

  • Saudi Arabia dominate the consumption of contact adhesive in the region, where the growth in construction, footwear, packaging and consumer goods segments have been driving the consumption of contact adhesive.
  • Saudi Arabia is focusing on establishing itself as the new automotive hub in the Middle East. Though the country is a large importer of vehicles and auto parts, it is now trying to attract original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to open their production plants in the Kingdom, to develop the domestic auto industry.
  • The country is embarking a large number of residential and commercial projects which is expected to increase the demand for adhesives and sealant for construction applications. Besides, there are numerous construction projects (including construction of hotels, hospitals, entertainment city, etc.) in line for development. With such projects scheduled to be completed within the next five years, the demand for acrylic adhesives is likely to increase for applications in construction industry.
  • The packaging industry in Saudi Arabia is one of the major drivers for the contact adhesive market. With increasing demand for instant foods, the demand for safe, and sustainable packaging is growing at a rapid pace, which is further likely to offer opportunities for the studied market.
  • Hence, all such trends are likely to drive the growth of contact adhesive market in the country during the forecast period.
Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Market Revenue Share

MEA Contact Adhesives Industry Overview

The Middle-East and Africa contact adhesive market is fragmented in nature. Some of the key players in the market includes 3M, Arkema Group, H.B. Fuller, Sika AG, and Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, amongst others.

MEA Contact Adhesives Market Leaders

  1. Arkema Group

  2. Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

  3. 3M

  4. Sika AG

  5. H.B. Fuller

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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MEA Contact Adhesives Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Report




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Robust Growth in Construction Activities

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Stringent Environmental Regulations Regarding VOC Emissions

      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 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 Resin

      1. 5.1.1 Neoprene

      2. 5.1.2 Styrene Butadiene Copolymer

      3. 5.1.3 Acrylic Copolymer

      4. 5.1.4 Other Resins

    2. 5.2 Technology

      1. 5.2.1 Water-borne

      2. 5.2.2 Solvent-borne

      3. 5.2.3 Other Technologies

    3. 5.3 End-user Industry

      1. 5.3.1 Building and Construction

      2. 5.3.2 Automotive and Aerospace

      3. 5.3.3 Consumer Durables

      4. 5.3.4 Packaging

      5. 5.3.5 Woodworking

      6. 5.3.6 Leather and Footwear

      7. 5.3.7 Other End-user Industries

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 Bahrain

      2. 5.4.2 Egypt

      3. 5.4.3 Qatar

      4. 5.4.4 Saudi Arabia

      5. 5.4.5 South Africa

      6. 5.4.6 United Arab Emirates

      7. 5.4.7 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

      2. 6.4.2 Arkema Group

      3. 6.4.3 Ashland

      4. 6.4.4 Avery Dennison Corporation

      5. 6.4.5 Beardow Adams

      6. 6.4.6 Dow

      7. 6.4.7 Dymax Corporation

      8. 6.4.8 Franklin International

      9. 6.4.9 H.B. Fuller

      10. 6.4.10 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

      11. 6.4.11 Huntsman International LLC

      12. 6.4.12 ITW Performance Polymers (Illinois Tool Works Inc.)

      13. 6.4.13 Jowat AG

      14. 6.4.14 Mapei Inc.

      15. 6.4.15 Sika AG

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Shifting Focus Toward Water-borne Adhesives

**Subject to Availability
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MEA Contact Adhesives Market Research FAQs

The Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Market is growing at a CAGR of >3% over the next 5 years.

Arkema Group, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, 3M, Sika AG, H.B. Fuller are the major companies operating in Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Market.

Middle-East and Africa Contact Adhesives Industry Report

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