North America Adhesives and Sealants Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The market is segmented by Adhesive Technology (Water-borne, Solvent-borne, Reactive, Hot Melt, and Other Technologies), Sealant Product Type (Silicone, Polyurethane, Acrylic, Polyvinyl Acetate, and Other Product Types), End-user Industry (Building and Construction, Paper, Board, and Packaging, Woodworking and Joinery, Transportation, Footwear and Leather, Healthcare, Electronics, and Other End-user Industries), and Geography (United States, Canada, Mexico and Rest of North America).

Market Snapshot

North America Adhesives and Sealants Market - Market Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: <5 %

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Market Overview

North America adhesives and sealants market is expected to register a CAGR of less than 5% during the forecast period. The major factors driving the market studied are the growing demand for composites joints and construction projects under development in the region. However, the strict regulations on the usage of VOC-free contents are expected to hinder the growth of the market studied.

  • Building and Construction segment is expected to dominate the consumption of adhesives and sealants market in the region.
  • Development of renewable resources as an alternative to petroleum-derived chemicals is expected to act as an opportunity in the future.
  • United States is expected to dominate the demand for adhesives and sealants market, where the consumption is likely to be majorly driven by sectors, such as construction, automotive and electronics segments.


Scope of the Report

The North America adhesives and sealants market report includes:

Adhesive Technology
Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA) Emulsion
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Emulsion
Polyurethane Dispersion and CR (Chloroprene Rubber) Latex
Other Water-borne Adhesives
Chloroprene Rubber
Poly Acrylate (PA)
Styrenic Block Copolymers
Other Solvent-borne Adhesives
Modified Acrylic
Other Reactive Adhesives
Hot Melt
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
Styrenic Block Copolymers
Thermoplastic Polyurethane
Other Hot Melt Adhesives
Other Technologies
Sealant Product Type
Polyvinyl Acetate
Other Sealant Product Types
End-user Industry
Building and Construction
Paper, Board, and Packaging
Woodworking and Joinery
Footwear and Leather
Electrical and Electronics
Other End-user Industries
United States
Rest of North America

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand from the Electronics Industry

  • Electronics industry stands to be one of the fastest growing segment, among all the end-user industries of adhesives and sealants.
  • The booming demand for personal electronic devices, such as smartphones, household, audio, video, and electronic components, among others, have been driving the growth of electronics industry in the region.
  • The ability of  adhesives and sealants to cure at room temperature and their compatibility with electronic devices are some of the requirements of electronics industry.
  • High-performance adhesives and sealants with temperature and oxidation resistance are highly preferred for this purpose.
  • The demand for newer and faster electronic products stands to be high in the region owing to rapid pace of innovation and advancement of technology in countries like United Sates and Canada.
  • Hence, with continuous innovation and development of new electronic products in the region, the electronics segment demand for adhesives and sealants is expected to increase over the forecast period.
North America Adhesives and Sealants Market Revenue Share

United States to Dominate the Market

  • United States is the largest market for adhesive and sealants market in North America. The end-user industries, such as construction, electronics, automotive, and packaging are expected to drive the growth in the studied market over the forecast period.
  • The country holds the largest packaging market in the region and is expected to reach a market value of USD 315.3 billion by 2025. Among the different types of packaging, flexible packaging market is growing at a faster pace, as it make products products more convenient and safer for consumers.
  • Moreover, the continuous R&D activities and  rapid pace of innovation leading to advancement of technology in the electronics industry drive the demand for advanced and faster electronic products in the country.
  • There has been a spur in the number of manufacturing plants and development centers in the United States, focusing on high-end products, which, in turn, is expected to boost the consumption of adhesives and sealants over the forecast period.
North America Adhesives and Sealants Market Regional Trends

Competitive Landscape

The North American adhesives and sealants market is consolidated. The major companies include 3M, Arkema Group, Sika AG, HB Fuller Company, and Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, amongst others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Report




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growth in the Number of Construction Projects

      2. 4.1.2 Rising Demand in Composites Joints

      3. 4.1.3 Increased Design Flexibility

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Strict Regulations on the Usage of VOC-free Contents

      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 Adhesive Technology

      1. 5.1.1 Water-borne

        1. Acrylic

        2. Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA) Emulsion

        3. Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Emulsion

        4. Polyurethane Dispersion and CR (Chloroprene Rubber) Latex

        5. Other Water-borne Adhesives

      2. 5.1.2 Solvent-borne

        1. Chloroprene Rubber

        2. Poly Acrylate (PA)

        3. Styrenic Block Copolymers

        4. Other Solvent-borne Adhesives

      3. 5.1.3 Reactive

        1. Polyurethane

        2. Epoxy

        3. Cyanoacrylate

        4. Modified Acrylic

        5. Anaerobic

        6. Silicone

        7. Other Reactive Adhesives

      4. 5.1.4 Hot Melt

        1. Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

        2. Styrenic Block Copolymers

        3. Thermoplastic Polyurethane

        4. Other Hot Melt Adhesives

      5. 5.1.5 Other Technologies

    2. 5.2 Sealant Product Type

      1. 5.2.1 Silicone

      2. 5.2.2 Polyurethane

      3. 5.2.3 Acrylic

      4. 5.2.4 Polyvinyl Acetate

      5. 5.2.5 Other Sealant Product Types

    3. 5.3 End-user Industry

      1. 5.3.1 Building and Construction

      2. 5.3.2 Paper, Board, and Packaging

      3. 5.3.3 Transportation

      4. 5.3.4 Woodworking and Joinery

      5. 5.3.5 Footwear and Leather

      6. 5.3.6 Healthcare

      7. 5.3.7 Electrical and Electronics

      8. 5.3.8 Other End-user Industries

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 United States

      2. 5.4.2 Canada

      3. 5.4.3 Mexico

      4. 5.4.4 Rest of North America


    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 Drytac

      8. 6.4.8 DuPont

      9. 6.4.9 Dymax Corporation

      10. 6.4.10 Franklin International

      11. 6.4.11 H.B. Fuller Company

      12. 6.4.12 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

      13. 6.4.13 Huntsman International LLC

      14. 6.4.14 ITW Performance Polymers (Illinois Tool Works Inc.)

      15. 6.4.15 Mapei Inc.

      16. 6.4.16 Master Bond Inc.

      17. 6.4.17 MUNZING Corporation

      18. 6.4.18 Pidilite Industries Ltd.

      19. 6.4.19 Sika AG

      20. 6.4.20 Wacker Chemie AG

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Innovation and Development of Bio-based Adhesives

    2. 7.2 Other Opportunities

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The North America Adhesives and Sealants Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The North America Adhesives and Sealants Market is growing at a CAGR of <5% over the next 5 years.

3M, Arkema Group, Sika AG, HB Fuller Company, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA are the major companies operating in North America Adhesives and Sealants Market.

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