This report forecasts US adhesives and sealants demand in pounds to 2019. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of emulsion and dispersion, reactive, hot melt, solvent-based, natural, and other adhesives and sealants. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: manufacturing and assembly, packaging, construction, and consumer and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends, key economic indicators, environmental and regulatory factors, and competitive materials and technologies. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.