The global epoxy resin industry size was valued at USD 8.70 billion in 2020. The market is anticipated to rise from USD 11.59 billion in 2021 to USD 17.10 billion by 2028 at a 5.7% CAGR during the forecast period 2021-2028. Fortune Business Insights™
Major Players Profiled in the Market Report:
Kukdo Chemical Co., Ltd. (South Korea) Huntsman Corporation (U.S.) Olin Corporation (U.S.) Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan) Hexion Inc. (Westlake Chemicals) (U.S.) Chang Chun Group (Taiwan) Aditya Birla Chemicals (India) Sika Group (Switzerland) DIC Corporation (Japan) China Petrochemical & Chemical Corporation (China)
Steady Demand from Automotive to Usher Growth Potentials
While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic had a pressing effect on the automotive industry in 2020, the next few years could provide growth opportunities. The trend for lightweight materials could spur epoxy resin market growth during the forecast period. An increased focus on next-gen vehicles, along with investments in research activities, will drive the growth potentials. Industry players expect robust government policies and industrialization to augur well across advanced and emerging economies.
However, fluctuating raw material prices and rigorous regulations toward volatile organic compounds could hamper the growth prospect.
Industry participants envisage Europe as a happy hunting ground in the wake of profound investments in the automotive sector and wind energy. Moreover, construction activities are likely to pick pace across the U.K., Germany and Italy. Stakeholders bank on thriving renewable energy amidst demand for sustainable chemicals.
North America market forecast will be strong with rising investments in private and public infrastructure projects across the U.S. Besides, the penetration of the food & beverage industry could solidify the position of North America in the ensuing period. Stakeholders expect adhesives and sealants and wind turbines to be sought-after across the region.
Stakeholders to Emphasize Product Portfolio Expansion to Tap Markets
Industry players are poised to focus on product launches, technological advancements, mergers & acquisitions and R&D activities during the assessment period. Current dynamics indicate industry participants will invest in geographical expansion.
Key Industry Development
November 2021: Westlake Chemicals Corporation inked a deal with Hexion, Inc. to acquire its global epoxy business for USD 1.2 billion. June 2021: Aditya Birla Chemicals announced plans to invest in expanding its overall epoxy manufacturing capacity by around 125-kilo tons per annum. Information Source: https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/epoxy-resin-market-106597