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

The market is segmented by Resin Type (Chloroprene Rubber, Poly Acrylate (PA), SBC Resin Adhesives, Other Resin Types) , End-user Industry (Building and Construction, Paper, Board and Packaging, Woodworking and Joinery, Transportation, Footwear, Electrical and Electronics, Other End-user Industries), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America and Middle East & Africa).

Market Snapshot

solvent borne adhesives market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >5 %

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Market Overview

The market for solvent-borne adhesives is expected to witness a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period. One of the major factors driving the market studied is the increasing demand from the automotive and footwear industry. Stringent environmental regulations regarding VOC emissions is expected to hinder the growth of the market studied.

  • Building and construction sector dominated the market and is expected to grow during the forecast period.
  • Recovering European construction sector is likely to act as an opportunity in the future.
  • Asia-Pacific dominated the market across the world with the largest consumption from countries, such as China and India.

Scope of the Report

The solvent-borne adhesives market report includes:

Resin Type
Chloroprene Rubber
Poly Acrylate (PA)
SBC Resin Adhesives
Other Resin Types
End-user Industry
Building and Construction
Paper, Board, and Packaging
Woodworking and Joinery
Electrical and Electronics
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

Increasing Demand from Footwear Industry

  • The footwear industry makes extensive use of solvent-borne adhesives to produce flexible joints, insole bonding, edge folding, etc. Solvent-borne adhesives facilitate rapid bonding processes and are used for a wide range of assembly operations.
  • Solvent-borne adhesives are used in the application of sport shoes and leather shoes. They are used for bonding the flat soles of running shoes, edge folding, and shoes’ upper bonding, among others.
  • The ease with which it can be applied makes solvent-borne adhesive extremely attractive to footwear manufacturers. Moreover, properties, like excellent bond strength, resistance to temperature and weather conditions provided by this adhesive, are important requirements for the footwear segment.
  • A growing demand for more comfort, new models, and lifestyle trends are spurring the demand for footwear, globally. Adhesives with good strength and other physical properties, like water resistance, have become indispensable to the footwear industry. The applications are spurring the demand for solvent-borne adhesives in this market segment.
  • The footwear sector is booming in regions, like Asia-Pacific, and European countries, like Italy, which has subsequently increased the demand for solvent-borne adhesives. Thus, with the increasing global demand for footwear, the demand for solvent-borne adhesives is expected to grow during the forecast period.
Solvent-borne Adhesives Market Revenue Share

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In Europe Region, Germany Country to Dominate the Market

  • In Europe, Germany represents the largest economy and is the fifth largest economy in the world, in terms of GDP.
  • The German automotive industry had recorded a turnover of over EUR 400 billion, which is about 20% of the total German industry revenue.
  • In Europe, Germany accounted for ~30% of the total passenger cars manufacturing and 20% of all new car registrations.
  • The various applications of solvent-borne adhesives in the manufacturing of car seats, fixing cables in the roof liner, to bond door sill protectors, anchor plates, emblems, and other plastic parts, are expected to create the demand for solvent-borne adhesives with the simultaneous growth of the automotive industry.
  • Moreover, the electronics & telecommunications sector is also growing, with the increase in the use of IT services in almost all industries throughout the country.The market for various electronics, like laptops and computers, has been experiencing a boom.
  • With an increase in use of consumer electronics, the demand for solvent-borne adhesives, which are used for coating and bonding requirements, is expected to rise gradually in the country.
  • Hence, with the booming housing market and real estate demand, the construction & building industry is expected to grow rapidly, in turn, increasing the market for solvent-borne adhesives in the country.
Solvent-borne Adhesives Market Regional Trends

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Competitive Landscape

The global solvent-borne adhesives market is partly consolidated with the top five players accounting for a major chunk of the market. Major recognized players include Sika AG, Arkema Group, H.B. Fuller Co., Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, and Jowat AG, among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing Applications in Automotive and Footwear Industries

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Stringent Environmental Regulations Regarding VOC Emissions

    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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Chloroprene Rubber

      2. 5.1.2 Poly Acrylate (PA)

      3. 5.1.3 SBC Resin Adhesives

      4. 5.1.4 Other Resin Types

    2. 5.2 End-user Industry

      1. 5.2.1 Building and Construction

      2. 5.2.2 Paper, Board, and Packaging

      3. 5.2.3 Woodworking and Joinery

      4. 5.2.4 Transportation

      5. 5.2.5 Footwear

      6. 5.2.6 Electrical and Electronics

      7. 5.2.7 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. Italy

        4. France

        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 & 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 Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 3M

      2. 6.4.2 Alfa International Corporation

      3. 6.4.3 Arkema Group (Bostik SA)

      4. 6.4.4 Ashland Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 Avery Dennison Corp.

      6. 6.4.6 Benson Polymers Ltd

      7. 6.4.7 Everad Adhesives SAS

      8. 6.4.8 Dow

      9. 6.4.9 H.B. Fuller Company

      10. 6.4.10 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

      11. 6.4.11 Huntsman Corp.

      12. 6.4.12 Jowat AG

      13. 6.4.13 LORD Corp.

      14. 6.4.14 Sika AG

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Recovering European Construction Sector

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Solvent-borne Adhesives Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Solvent-borne Adhesives 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 2020.

Sika AG, Arkema Group, H.B. Fuller Co., Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Jowat AG are the major companies operating in Solvent-borne Adhesives Market.

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