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Industrial Adhesives: Products and Applications - A Global Market Overview

DUBLIN, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Industrial Adhesives: Products and Applications - A Global Market Overview" report to their offering.

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Demand for industrial adhesives is estimated to extend across a wide spectrum of end markets, with transportation, inclusive of automotive and construction likely to take leading positions. A growing number of end-use applications have exhibited a marked shift from traditional mechanical fastener based technologies to adhesive based technologies, prominent among them being the automotive, mobile handheld electronic devices and medical sectors, which are expected to record faster than GDP growths over the coming few years. For instance, in automotive and aircraft manufacturers have initiated the substitution of conventionally used metals with plastics, composites and nonferrous materials in fabrication that helps in reducing weight of the vehicles and reducing fuel consumption.

Traditionally, the global demand and growth for industrial adhesives has had a direct correlation with the chemical industry as a whole, which has averaged at about 3%-4% over the past decade. However, between the years 2008 and 2010, the global economy went into a tailspin, with a major proportion of industries following in its wake, of which the chemical industry was one. With end-users tightening belts and cutting down production due to lack of demand, industry majors had a torrid time in this recessionary period, and the market for industrial adhesives was also adversely affected.

Industrial Adhesives application areas explored in this report encompass Pressure Sensitive Products, Packaging, Construction, Woodworking, Transportation and Other Applications. The report also analyzes the product segments including Acrylics, Water-Based PVAc & VAE, Polyurethane, EVA & Polyethylene Hot-Melts, SBC Hot-Melts, Epoxy, Polychloroprene and Others. The major product segments further classified in to sub-types as Acrylics - Emulsion-Based Acrylics, Solvent-Based Acrylics and Other Acrylics; and Polyurethane - Solvent-Based, 100% Reactive, Hot-Melt and Water-Based.

Key Topics Covered:

Part A: Global Market Perspective

1. Introduction
2. Key Global Players
3. Key Business Trends
4. Global Market Overview

Part B: Regional Market Perspective
Regional Market Overview
1. North America
2. Europe
3. Asia-Pacific
4. South America
5. Rest Of World

Part C: Guide To The Industry
1. North America
2. Europe
3. Asia-Pacific
4. Rest Of World

Part D: Annexure
1. Research Methodology
2. Feedback

Companies Mentioned:

  • 3M Company
  • ADCO Global, Inc.
  • Adhesive Applications Inc.
  • Adhesive Films Inc.
  • Adhesives Research, Inc.
  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Ashland Inc.
  • Avery Dennison Corporation
  • Bayer Materialscience AG
  • Beardow & Adams (Adhesives) Limited
  • Bemis Company, Inc.
  • Bostik
  • Carlisle Companies Incorporated
  • Chemence Limited
  • Collano Adhesives AG
  • Cytec Industries Inc.
  • Dow Corning Corporation
  • E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
  • Forbo Holding Ltd
  • Franklin International, Inc.
  • Gardner-Gibson, Inc.
  • HB Fuller Company
  • Henkel AG & Co KGaA
  • Hernon Manufacturing Inc.
  • Hitachi Chemical Co Ltd
  • Huntsman International LLC
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc.
  • Klebchemie M. G. Becker GmbH & Co. KG
  • Lord Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • PPG Industries Inc.
  • Sharp Chemical Industry Co Ltd
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co Ltd
  • The Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd
  • Total SA
  • Toyo Polymer Co Ltd

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