North American Automotive OEM Direct Glazing Adhesive Market—Outlook and Trends
The North American direct glazing adhesives demand for automotive OEM was valued at $ million ( million pounds) in 2014. It is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of % (by revenue) and % (by unit shipment) between 2014 and 2018.
The shale gas boom has increased the cost competitiveness of chemical companies that need natural-gas-based raw materials. In-shoring of automotive OEMs into the United States and the competitiveness of Mexico over China as a manufacturing base are bound to drive North American manufacturing over the next few years.
Demand for high-performance DGX adhesives from the automotive OEM sector is driven by regulatory trends toward vehicle driver and occupant safety and by the number of vehicles produced by OEMs in North America.
Compliance with crashworthiness FMVSS standards of the vehicle by model and material-handling factors at the OEM assembly levels are technologically intensive and differentiate leading suppliers from the others.
About this report
This market insight covers North American direct glazing (DGX) adhesives in the automotive OEM market. Research segments are analyzed by polyurethanes and others, including silane-modified polymers. Demand for DGX adhesives, market growth, and trends are discussed at the total and segment levels for vertical markets: light- and medium vehicles, and heavy-duty vehicles (e.g., buses and trucks). Market sizes and growths have been provided (2014—2021) at the total and vertical market levels. Value chain dynamics, purchase process, and competitive structure are discussed in detail, in addition to key market drivers, major industry challenges, company highlights, competitive structure, market metrics, market shares, revenue, market strategies, and end uses.
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