2020-2023 ASC North American Market Report for Adhesives and Sealants


The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has published a new North America Market Report that provides the 2020 adhesive and sealant global market size in Billions of U.S. Dollars and the growth forecast to 2023  by segment for the following regions: North America, South America, Europe/Middle East & Africa (EMEA) & Asia Pacific (APAC).

Read the full press release HERE.

The report features in-depth interviews, uncovering buying factors, technology trends, unmet needs, growth drivers and insights into competitive joining techniques.

You can view a FREE webinar that provides an excellent overview of the report from the author as well as an overview of a powerful market forecasting tool that is also available (see below).

This new market report also features a special Promotion!
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SAMPLE SLIDE: Global Demand for Adhesives


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The report further quantifies the seven main market segments and sub-segments for North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico) to include:

  • Assembly Operations
  • Building & Construction
  • Consumer/DIY
  • Footwear & Leather
  • Paper, Board & Related Products including flexible packaging
  • Transportation
  • Woodworking & Joinery

This timely report identifies:

  • Key trends
  • End user unmet needs
  • An analysis of the impact of the most recent Merger & Acquisitions (Adhesive and Sealant) Transactions
  • Raw material market dynamics
  • A policy shift in retail markets
  • Key regulatory issues
  • Adhesive and sealant specifications/test methods
  • A section dedicated to distribution and channels
  • An analysis of industry market drivers and implications by segment.

The new report also includes adhesive and sealant stakeholders’ commentary relative to their experiences and perspectives on bonding and materials trends and drivers.

SAMPLE SLIDE: Segment breakdowns


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ASC affiliate member and consulting firm The ChemQuest Group, Inc. authored the report for ASC. The ASC Global Resources Committee outlined what the membership wanted in a new North America Report, helped to craft the RFP, and served as chapter reviewers to vet ChemQuest’s research compilation and analysis.

The report is:

  • 700+ slides in length
  • Formatted in PDF and was created using PowerPoint
  • Of high value for making critical business and R&D decisions through 2023, with easy to snip charts, graphics and verbatim quotes
  • Representative of the full A&S supply chain comprising industry interviews with Raw Material Suppliers, Equipment Suppliers, Manufacturers, Distributors, Chemical-focused Trade Associations, Government Agencies, Consultants, Retail Channel entities, and brands and converters.

SAMPLE SLIDE: Methodology


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SAMPLE SLIDE: Examples of companies interviewed


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Focus Areas of Report Include:

SAMPLE SLIDES: Table of Contents slides showing main focus areas and chapters:


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Download a full Table of Contents including main chapters, tables and figures.

SAMPLE SLIDE: Research scope


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  • Global Regional Overview of the global adhesives markets size and growth rates
  • Prominent section on automotive:
  • Detailed 2020 Utilization of Sealants (USA/Canada/Mexico) across 20 chemistry types split by four segments of Building & Construction, Transportation, Assembly Operations,and Consumer/DIY, and further divided by sub-segment market size (millions of lbs. and $ value in millions):
    • B & C
      • Construction/Renovation
      • OEM/Maintenance
      • Insulated Glass
      • Heavy Construction
      • Alternate Energy

SAMPLE SLIDE: USA Construction Sealants Demand


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  • Transportation split by 20 chemistry sealant types across:
    • Passenger cars/lights trucks assembly & components (OEM)
    • Repair & Maintenance (aftermarket)
    • Truck & Bus (OEM)
    • Bicycles, motorcycles, and RVs
    • Aircraft/aerospace
    • Railway (including light rail)
    • Shipbuilding & offshore
  • Assembly Operations
    • Sandwich panel manufacture
    • Appliances & Electric/ Electronic Equipment
    • Heating Venting and Air Conditioning
    • Mechanical Equipment
    • Flexible Materials
    • Medical Applications
    • Sports Equipment & Toys
    • Abrasives/Filters
    • Composite Materials
    • Other

SAMPLE SLIDE: Assembly operations chapter


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Quantitative data (2020 demand in $ and millions of lbs.) for the following 7 segment and sub-segments are featured in the report for USA/Canada and Mexico:

  • Paper Board and Related Products
    • Converting & Packaging
SAMPLE SLIDE: Packaging chapter


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  • Flexible Packaging
  • High Gloss Laminating for Graphic Arts
  • Bookbinding Graphic Arts Industry
  • Non-Woven Fabrics (Disposables-Hygiene)
  • Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

Building & Construction

  • On-site applications
  • Civil Engineering
  • Off-site applications

SAMPLE SLIDES: Building & Construction chapter


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  • Transportation
    • Passenger cars/lights trucks assembly & components (OEM)
    • Repair & Maintenance (aftermarket)
    • Truck & Bus (OEM)
    • Bicycles, motorcycles, and RVs
    • Aircraft/aerospace
    • Railway (including light rail)
    • Shipbuilding & offshore

SAMPLE SLIDES: Automotive Chapter


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  • Woodworking & Joinery
    • Cabinet making
    • Furniture manufacture
    • Window & Door
    • Upholstery

SAMPLE SLIDES: Woodworking & Joinery chapter


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  • Retail and Do It Yourself
    • Household/DIY
SAMPLE SLIDES: Retail and DIY chapter


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  • Footwear & Leather
    • Footwear
    • Leather

SAMPLE SLIDE: Footwear chapter


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The report also covers Mergers and Acquisitions and lists the transactions that have taken place in the Adhesive and Sealant market sector. The report also covers a section on raw materials and development and market conditions of these key building blocks.

SAMPLE SLIDE: Feedstock & Raw Materials chapter


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SAMPLE SLIDE: Mergers & Acquisitions chapter


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To order the market report please visit the ASC storefront HERE.

Download a full Table of Contents including main chapters, tables and figures.

ASC Members Pricing: $4,995
Nonmembers Pricing $9,995