New Approach to ASC Market Reports with a focus on the latest ASC North America Hot Melt Market Report

Posted on 9/8/2016 10:20:12 AM By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Hot Melt Adhesives in North America Market Report will be the seventh market report that ASC has published over the past 36 months. This report is being written by ChemQuest, an ASC Affiliate Member. The RFP and process was guided by the ASC Global Resources Committee. All of ASC’s market reports can be purchased online at the ASC Store.

The new approach to ASC market reports is to have a combination of quantitative and qualitative information with more of an emphasis on downstream qualitative interviews. This approach is a balanced method that provides members top level quantitative views across select key segments and sub-segments and technologies and chemistry types that are further supplemented with qualitative interviews across manufactures of adhesives and downstream end users. This approach is part of the 2013 ASC long range plan under the Community Knowledge Integration objective.

The newest addition to the ASC library of market intelligence is the 2015-2019 Hot Melt Adhesives in North America Market Report. This report provides purchasers a snapshot of unmet needs from end users, competitive bonding solutions like ultrasonic welding with threat assessment, key markets in fast moving consumer goods, hygiene markets as well as transportation and woodworking markets. The report provides a historical look at key merger and acquisitions in the Hot Melt arena as well as adhesive and sealant transactions from 2016 back to 2012. The report provides overall HMA market size for North America and provides four-year growth rates to 2019 for the following key segments and sub-segments:

Paper Board & Related Products: case and carton, paper converting, envelopes

Transportation: auto interior/trim, auto exterior, auto headliner, auto seating, auto lamp assembly, other

Hygienediapers,adult care,feminine sanitary

Woodworking: flooring, furniture, fenestration, sandwich panels, plywood

Other: Bedding & Meat Pads

A key section of this report will focus on the big box channel to market and trends manufactures should be aware of that address chemical policy, sustainability and chemicals management. Finally, the report includes a summary of cutting edge research and new technologies.  A copy of the market report and table of contents can be reviewed online HERE

Here is a sample of some of functional expertise/industry segments that were interviewed for the report:

  • Procurement Director, Heavy Truck Manufacturer
  • Design Engineer, Heavy Truck Manufacturer
  • Design Engineer, RV Manufacturer
  • Process Engineer, Bus Manufacturer
  • Procurement Manager, Bus Manufacturer
  • Engineer, Auto OEM
  • Engineer, Tier 1 Supplier
  • Marketing Director, Adhesive Manufacturer
  • Sales Manager, Adhesive Manufacturer
  • Design Engineer, Auto Manufacturer
  • Process Engineer, Auto Manufacturer
  • Production Manager, RV Manufacturer
  • Sales Manager, Adhesive Distributor
  • Vice President, Adhesive Manufacturer
  • Marketing Manager, Adhesive Manufacturer
  • Global Marketing Director, Equipment Manufacturer
  • Packaging Supervisor, CPG
  • Brand Manager, CPG
  • Merchandizing Manager, Retailer
  • R&D Director, Converting Company
  • Director, Packaging, CPG
  • Sustainability Manager, National Retailer
  • R&D Director, Paper Converter
  • Packaging Line Supervisor
  • Chemist, Adhesive Manufacturer
  • Sales Director, Adhesive Distributor

Interview allocation for this report broke out as follows:

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Sample Slides from HMA Report:

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Order the new Hot Melt Market Report in the ASC Store HERE

ASC Members Single License: $1,500 each     Global Access License at $2,700
Nonmembers Single License:  $2,250 each      Global Access License at $3,450

For questions about this report or its contents, please contact Steve Duren at (952) 300-8280 or

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