North America Adhesives and Sealants Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 – 2024)

The North America Adhesives and Sealants Market is segmented by Technology (Water Borne, Solvent Borne, Reactive, Hot Melts, and Other Technologies), 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.

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Market Overview

The North American adhesives and sealants market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 4.24% during the forecast period, 2019 – 2024. One of the major factors driving the market studied is the growing demand for composites joints.

  • Strict regulations on the usage of VOC-free contents are expected to hinder the growth of the market studied.
  • Development of renewable resources as an alternative to petroleum-derived chemicals is expected to act as an opportunity in the future.



Scope of the Report

The North America adhesives and sealants market report includes:

By Technology
Water Borne
Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA) Emulsion
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Emulsion
Polyurethane Dispersions (PU)
CR (Chloroprene Rubber) Latex
Other Technologies
Solvent Borne
Styrene-butadiene Rubber
Chloroprene Rubber
Poly Acrylate (PA)
Other Technologies
Modified Acrylics and Cyanoacrylates
Other Technologies
Hot Melts
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
Synthetic Rubbers
Other Technologies
Other Technologies
By Product Type
Polyvinyl Acetate
Other Product Types
By End-user Industry
Building and Construction
Paper, Board, and Packaging
Woodworking and Joinery
Footwear and Leather
Other End-user Industries
United States
Rest of North America

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand from the Electronics Industry

  • The electronics segment is one of the highest growing segments in 2018, among all the end-user industries of adhesives and sealants.
  • It is projected to continue to grow at the fastest rate in the future, due to a booming demand for personal electronic devices.
  • Telecommunication equipment, especially smartphones, household, audio, video, and electronic components, among others, saw high growth in 2018. High-performance adhesives and sealants with temperature and oxidation resistance are highly sought after, which increases their share in the market.
  • The ability of these adhesives to cure at room temperature and their compatibility with electronic devices are the properties needed for this industry. The recent boom in the electronics market has also increased the demand for adhesives in this market.
  • Innovative products in the electronics market ensure high levels of consumer interest for these goods.
  • Aforementioned factors are driving the growth of the adhesives and sealants over the forecast period.
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The United States is Expected to Dominate the Market

  • The construction industry in the United States is expected to grow by more than 3% in 2019, higher than that of 2018. The residential sector and the non-residential sector in the country are estimated to grow during the forecast period. The developing construction industry is expected to increase the use of adhesives and sealants.
  • Furthermore, in the United States, the packaging industry’s annual sales were more than USD 160 billion and is estimated to witness a CAGR of about 4.5%, by revenue, over the forecast period.
    • The flexible packaging market is growing at a faster pace, owing to the benefits of flexible packaging and the end users’ higher preference over other packaging types. The changing trends in consumer behavior and manufacturers’ easier convenience have benefited the flexible packaging market to grow at a faster pace in the country, which is further benefitting the adhesives and sealants market.
    • Moreover, the packaging industry is expected to grow at a moderately high rate in the country, owing to the current government’s supportive policies.
  • Moreover, owing to the rapid pace of innovation in the advancement of technology and R&D activities in the electronics industry, there is a high demand for newer and faster electronic products. There is a spur in the number of manufacturing plants and development centers in the United States, focusing on high-end products, this, in turn, is expected to boost the demand for adhesives and sealants over the forecast period.
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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, among others.

Major Players

  1. 3M
  2. Arkema Group
  3. Sika AG
  4. HB Fuller Company
  5. Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

* Complete list of players covered available in the table of contents below

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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 Commercial Construction Activities in the United States

      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 By Technology

      1. 5.1.1 Water Borne

        1. Acrylics

        2. Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA) Emulsion

        3. Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Emulsion

        4. Polyurethane Dispersions (PU)

        5. CR (Chloroprene Rubber) Latex

        6. Other Technologies

      2. 5.1.2 Solvent Borne

        1. Styrene-butadiene Rubber

        2. Chloroprene Rubber

        3. Poly Acrylate (PA)

        4. Polyurethane

        5. Other Technologies

      3. 5.1.3 Reactive

        1. Epoxy

        2. Modified Acrylics and Cyanoacrylates

        3. Silicone

        4. Polyurethane

        5. Anaerobic

        6. Other Technologies

      4. 5.1.4 Hot Melts

        1. Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

        2. Synthetic Rubbers

        3. Other Technologies

      5. 5.1.5 Other Technologies

    2. 5.2 By 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 Product Types

    3. 5.3 By End-user Industry

      1. 5.3.1 Building and Construction

      2. 5.3.2 Paper, Board, and Packaging

      3. 5.3.3 Woodworking and Joinery

      4. 5.3.4 Transportation

      5. 5.3.5 Footwear and Leather

      6. 5.3.6 Healthcare

      7. 5.3.7 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 DowDuPont

      7. 6.4.7 Drytac

      8. 6.4.8 Dymax Corporation

      9. 6.4.9 Franklin International

      10. 6.4.10 H.B. Fuller Company

      11. 6.4.11 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

      12. 6.4.12 Huntsman International LLC

      13. 6.4.13 ITW Performance Polymers (Illinois Tool Works Inc.)

      14. 6.4.14 LORD Corporation

      15. 6.4.15 Mapei Inc.

      16. 6.4.16 Master Bond Inc.

      17. 6.4.17 MÜNZING 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 Development of Renewable Resources as an Alternative to Petroleum-derived Chemicals

    2. 7.2 Increasing Usage in Electric Vehicles

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