Global Polyurethane (PU) Hot-melt Adhesive Market (2020 to 2025) - Growth, Trends, and Forecast -

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The polyurethane (PU) hot-melt adhesive market is expected to witness a CAGR of around 8% during the forecast period.

Major factors driving the market studied are rising environmental awareness, increasing demand from the Asia-Pacific packaging and electronics industry. However, volatility in the availability and price of raw materials is expected to hinder the growth of the market studied.

Companies Mentioned

  • 3M Company
  • Arkema Group (Bostik SA)
  • Mapei SpA
  • Collano Adhesives AG
  • Covestro AG
  • Delo Industrial Adhesives
  • DIC Corporation
  • Sika AG
  • H.B. Fuller
  • Henkel AG & CO. KGaA
  • Jowat SE
  • DowDuPont
  • Franklin International Inc.
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Pidilite Industries Ltd

Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand from Furniture Industry

  • PU hot-melt adhesives have versatile applications in the woodworking industry. They can be used in making architectural and aesthetic elements, for profile wrapping, post-forming, and soft forming, among others. The need for different kinds of furniture is driving the woodworking industry, and thus the demand for PU hot-melt adhesives in this industry.
  • The furniture industry derives its demand mainly from two sectors: domestic or home market and commercial or office market.
  • The increasing per capita income of the middle classes in developing countries has created a demand for furniture from these markets. Increasing industrialization is also driving the commercial furniture market.
  • The rapid growth in the building & construction segment in the Middle-East & Africa, Asia- Pacific, etc. is likely to contribute to the growth of the PU hot-melt adhesives.
  • One of the reasons being increasing furniture demand due to rising construction activities and other being increasing furniture exports from some of these nations is fueling the adhesives demand in the region.
  • For instance, rising construction projects in Saud Arabia such as Junail II, The Kingdom Tower, Jeddah etc., is likely to have a positive impact on the PU hot-melt adhesives market for furniture applications.

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

Asia-Pacific region dominated the global market share. Asia-Pacific is also projected to register the highest growth during the forecast period, driven by strong growth of end-user industries, such as packaging, electronics, and automotive, through different countries, such as China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.

  • China dominated the market for polyurethane hot-melt adhesives in the region, followed by Japan and South Korea. However, the countries, such as India and South Korea, are expected to witness the highest CAGR, during the forecast period.
  • The Indian government has been taking initiatives to attract FDI's in the manufacturing sector, to make India a manufacturing hub. In this regards, the country has been witnessing investments into the end-user industries, such as automotive, electronics, textile, healthcare, etc.
  • Besides, ASEAN countries, like Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and Malaysia, are also witnessing numerous investment opportunities. With the growth in income and rising population, the demand for electronic products, vehicles, etc. has been increasing.
  • With this, investments and production in such industries have also been witnessing growth, which is further expected to create demand for the polyurethane hot-melt adhesives market.

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4.1 Drivers

4.1.1 Increasing Applications in a Wide Range of Industries

4.1.2 Increasing Demand from the Asia-Pacific Packaging and Electronics Industry

4.1.3 Rising Environmental Awareness

4.2 Restraints

4.2.1 Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Economy

4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis


5.1 Type

5.1.1 Non-reactive

5.1.2 Reactive

5.2 Application

5.2.1 Paper, Board, and Packaging

5.2.2 Healthcare

5.2.3 Automotive

5.2.4 Furniture (Woodworking)

5.2.5 Footwear

5.2.6 Textiles

5.2.7 Electrical and Electronics

5.2.8 Bookbinding

5.2.9 Other Applications

5.3 Geography

5.3.1 Asia-Pacific China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific

5.3.2 North America United States Canada Mexico

5.3.3 Europe Germany United Kingdom Italy France Rest of Europe

5.3.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America

5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa


6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

6.2 Market Share Analysis**

6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

6.4 Company Profiles


7.1 Rising Demand for Bio-based PU hot melt adhesives

7.2 Other Opportunities

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