North America Adhesives & Sealants Market - Segmented by Technology, Product Type, End-user Industry, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

North America Adhesives & Sealants Market - Segmented by Technology, Product Type, End-user Industry, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

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The North America Adhesives & Sealants market is expected to register a moderate CAGR during the forecast period of 2018–2023. The growth is primarily driven by the shifting focus towards composites, and accelerating demand from the automotive industry.

Shifting Focus Towards Composites

The usage of adhesives for composite joints has been consistently increasing in numerous applications, such as consumer packaging, aerospace, and automotive. The demand for and usage of composites, owing to their properties (such as reduced weight, improved aesthetics, enhanced environmental resistance, design flexibility, and increased stiffness) has been consistently increasing. Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the adhesive industry, include increasing penetration of thermoplastic and carbon composites. Strategic alliances between OEMs, carbon fiber, and resin suppliers in the automotive industry in the United States are also the emerging trends.  Therefore increase in demand for composite have driven the demand for adhesives and sealants in the region.

Growing Applications of Silicone-based Sealants

Silicone sealants are used in numerous applications due to the excellent properties that they offer. The major end-user industries for these sealants are electronics & electrical, automotive, aerospace, and building & construction. The demand for these sealants is expected to increase in the electronics and automotive sector due to its property to withstand extreme temperatures. Furthermore, in the building & construction sector, majorly concrete repair, rehabilitation, and restoration industry, is growing in the United States and it will augment the consumption of silicone sealants in the region. 

United States Dominates the Market

United States represents the largest market for North America adhesives & sealants market in 2017. The United States has witnessed a constant increase in the use of adhesives and sealants in the recent years, owing to the significant growth of the packaging and automobile sector. Packaging sector and construction industry are growing in the United States at a steady pace. The electronics market in the United States is the largest market in terms of size, and it is expected to remain the leading market because of the advanced technology and R&D, along with increasing demand from the consumers. The country’s consumption of adhesives and sealants is expected to grow further as the market for footwear and textile have increased in the recent years. Therefore, the overall market for adhesives and sealants is expected to have higher growth in the country as its end-user industries are showing positive growth.


Notable Developments in the Market

  • December 2017: Henkel acquired Darex Packaging Technologies business, the supplier of high-performance sealants and coatings, for USD 1.05 billion.

Major Players: Sika AG, Henkel, 3M, Arkema Group, DowDuPont, and H.B. Fuller Co., among others.

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Scope of the Report

                1.2 Study Assumptions 

                1.3 Study Deliverables  

                1.4 Research Phases      

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 Competitive Rivalry

4. Market Dynamics

                4.1 Drivers

                                4.1.1 Shifting Focus toward Composites

                                4.1.2 Accelerating Demand from Automotive & Packaging Industries

                4.2 Restraints

                                4.2.1 Stringent Environmental Regulations Regarding VOC Emissions

                                4.2.2 Other Restraints

                4.3 Opportunities

                                4.3.1 Recovering Repair Construction Industry

                                4.3.2 Growing Usage in the Electric Vehicles

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)

                5.1 By Technology

                                5.1.1 Waterborne


                                       Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA) Emulsion

                                       Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Emulsion

                                       Polyurethane Dispersions (PU)

                                       CR (Chloroprene Rubber) Latex


                                5.1.2 Solvent-borne

                                       Styrene-butadiene Rubber

                                       Chloroprene Rubber

                                       Poly Acrylate (PA)



                                5.1.3 Reactive


                                       Modified Acrylics & Cyanoacrylates





                                5.1.4 Hot-melts

                                       Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

                                       Synthetic Rubbers


                                5.1.5 Others

                5.2 Sealants by Product Type

                                5.2.1 Silicone

                                5.2.2 Polyurerthane

                                5.2.3 Acrylic

                                5.2.4 Polyvinyl Acetate

                                5.2.5 Others

                5.3 By End-user Industry

                                5.3.1 Building & Construction

                                5.3.2 Paper, Board & Packaging

                                5.3.3 Woodworking & Joinery

                                5.3.4 Transportation

                                5.3.5 Footwear & Leather

                                5.3.6 Healthcare

                                5.3.7 Electronics

                                5.3.8 Others (Textile, Consumer Goods, etc.)

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)

                6.1 United States

                6.2 Canada

                6.3 Mexico

                6.4 Rest of North America

7. Competitive Landscape

                7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

                7.2 Market Share Analysis**

                7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products and Services, and Recent Developments)

                8.1 3M

                8.2 Adhesive Technology Corporation

                8.3 Adhesives Research Inc.

                8.4 American Chemical Inc.

                8.5 Arkema Inc.

                8.6 Ashland LLC

                8.7 Avery Dennison Corporation

                8.8 BeardowAdams Inc.

                8.9 DowDuPont

                8.10 Drytac

                8.11 Dymax Corporation

                8.12 Franklin International

                8.13 H.B. Fuller

                8.14 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

                8.15 Huntsman Corporation

                8.16 ITW Performance Polymers (Illinois Tool Works Inc.)

                8.17 LORD Corporation

                8.18 Mapei Inc. 

                8.19 Master Bond

                8.20 MÜNZING CHEMIE GmbH

                8.21 Pidilite

                8.22 Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC

                8.23 Sika AG

                8.24 Wacker Chemie AG

                8.25 Wisdom Adhesives Worldwide

                *List not exhaustive

9. Disclaimer

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