• Motorcycles in China to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Dachangjiang Group, Jiangsu Yadea Technical Development, and Jiangsu Xinri Electric Bicycle
    • Demand for motorcycles in China is projected to increase 5.5 percent per annum through 2016 to 57.7 million units. Electric motorcycles will outpace gas motorcycles, with mopeds the most popular electric model because they are faster than electric bicy...
  • Nanocomposites to 2011 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including resin manufacturers, independent compounders, suppliers of nanoscale materials, and firms that formulate composites for their own use
    • US nanocomposites demand will grow 21 percent annually through 2011 as nanomaterial and composite prices decline. Higher-priced resins, such as engineering plastics used in applications where cost is not a critical factor, will lead gains. Packaging an...
  • Nanotechnology in Health Care to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Roche, Abbott Laboratories and Johnson and Johnson
    • US demand for nanosized medical products will grow 17.1 percent annually through 2014. Cancer and central nervous system disorders will be the fastest growing applications. Nanomedicines will provide the best opportunities, while nanotech medical suppl...
  • Natural Polymers to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for natural polymers is forecast to expand 6.9 percent annually to $4.6 billion in 2016. Cellulose ethers, led by methyl cellulose, will remain the largest product segment. Exudate and vegetable gums will enjoy the most rapid gains in demand....
  • Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including BlueScope Steel, NCI Building Systems and Nucor
    • Nonresidential prefabricated building system demand in the US will rise 7.8 percent annually through 2015. Metal building systems will remain the largest segment while modular building systems provide the best growth opportunities. Commercial applicati...
  • Nonwovens to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Kimberly-Clark, DuPont, and Johns Manville
    • Demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.7% per year to $7.1 billion in 2016. The fastest market gains will occur in the nondisposables market, especially construction. Disposables will remain the dominant market, where filtration will lead gains. Sp...
  • Oil & Gas Infrastructure to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for oil and gas infrastructure equipment is forecast to rise 6.3 percent annually through 2016 to $12.1 billion. The dominant pipe segment will benefit from construction of new transmission lines and the need for gathering systems at new dril...
  • Oilfield Chemicals - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Baker Hughes, Halliburton and Schlumberger
    • US demand for oilfield chemicals is forecast to increase 2.1 percent annually through 2017 to $10.5 billion. Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) products and drilling fluid products will grow the fastest. Gains in value terms will be strong for commodity and s...
  • Outdoor Furniture & Grills - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including WC Bradley, Brown Jordan and Agio
    • US demand for outdoor furniture and grills (including patio heaters and accessories such as umbrellas, covers, cushions and grilling utensils) will rise 4.0 percent annually to $7.5 billion in 2017. Outdoor furniture and accessories will remain the top...
  • Packaging Inks, Coatings & Additives to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sun Chemical, Valspar and Flint Group
    • US demand for packaging inks, coatings and additives will rise 2.5 percent annually through 2013. Demand will benefit from more environmentally friendly packaging, which will foster new sustainable and efficient products such as powder coatings, energy...
  • Packaging Machinery in China to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Shanghai Tobacco Machinery, Nanjing Light Industrial Machinery Group, and Bosch
    • Demand for packaging machinery in China will increase 7.5 percent annually to 40 billion yuan in 2016. Filling and form/fill/seal equipment will remain the largest segment, while labeling and coding equipment will continue as the fastest growing. The m...
  • Paint & Coatings - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • The US paint and coatings industry is forecast to grow 3.9 percent annually to $1.4 billion gallons in 2019, valued at $31 billion. Gains will be driven by a strong rebound in construction activity which will stimulate demand in architectural paint, the largest market group...
  • Pallets to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • The number of pallets in use in the US is forecast to grow 2.4 percent annually to 2.6 billion in 2017. Metal and plastic pallets will grow the fastest but wood will remain by far the dominant pallet material. Construction and other markets will be the...
  • Paper versus Plastic in Packaging to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bemis, Exopack and Graphic Packaging
    • In selected packaging markets where paper and plastic compete, plastic will make further inroads into paper. Rigid packaging demand will slightly outpace flexible packaging based on above-average growth for tubs and cups, trays, clamshells and two-piec...
  • Pesticides to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Syngenta, Bayer and Monsanto
    • US demand for formulated pesticide products is forecast to increase 2.6 percent per year to $12.1 billion in 2016. Gains will be driven in part by rising demand for new formulations used in multiple settings. Herbicides will remain the largest product ...
  • Pet Health: Products & Services to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Pfizer, Merial and Bayer
    • US consumer spending on pet health products and services will reach $30.9 billion in 2016, driven by the increasing treatment of companion animals as family members. Pet insurance will continue to see the fastest gains in the dominant service segment. ...
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including MeadWestvaco, Rexam and Amcor
    • Demand for pharmaceutical packaging in the US is forecast to increase 5.3 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be driven by recently upgraded regulations and standards that will boost demand for high value-added containers and accessories. Parente...
  • Plastic & Competitive Pipe to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including JM Eagle, Advanced Drainage Systems, and CertainTeed
    • US demand for pipe is expected to grow 6.2 percent per year through 2016 to $50.1 billion. Plastic pipe will experience the fastest growth, led by PVC. Concrete and ductile iron pipe will lead gains among other material types. Steel pipe will remain th...
  • Plastic Containers to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Reynolds Group, Amcor, and Plastipak
    • US demand for plastic containers is forecast to increase 4.9 percent annually to $32.4 billion in 2016, consuming 14.2 billion pounds of resin. Plastic bottles and jars will remain the dominant segment but will be outpaced by other plastic container ty...
  • Plastic Film to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Demand for plastic film in the US is forecast to grow 1.8 percent annually to 15.9 billion pounds in 2016. LLDPE will remain the leading film. Among the low volume plastic resins used in film, degradable plastics will lead gains, followed by cellophane...
  • Plastic Foams - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Carpenter, Dart Container and Reynolds Group
    • US demand for plastic foams is forecast to rise 4.1 percent annually to 8.6 billion pounds in 2017, valued at $24.7 billion. Packaging will remain the leading outlet while construction and household products grow the fastest. Polyurethane will remain t...
  • Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Kohler, Maasco and Moen
    • US demand for plumbing products will rise 7.1 percent annually through 2015, driven by a recovery in building construction and a rebound in the size and number of bathrooms per new housing unit. Fixtures will outpace fittings, spurred by rising unit de...
  • Pouches to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bemis, Printpack and Amcor
    • Demand for pouches in the US is projected to increase 5.1 percent per year to $8.8 billion in 2016. Gains will be driven by faster growth for stand-up pouches stemming from sustainability, functional, and marketing advantages over alternative packaging...
  • Powder Coatings to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Valspar, DuPont and Dow Chemical
    • US demand for powder coatings is forecast to grow 3.5 percent annually through 2013. The key motor vehicle market will be the fastest growing segment, followed by construction materials and lawn and garden equipment. Both thermoset and thermoplastic po...
  • Power & Hand Tools to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Stanley Black & Decker, Techtronic Industries and Snap-on
    • Demand for power and hand tools in the US will rise 4.8 percent per year to $13.1 billion in 2016. Power tools will outpace hand tools, as power tools -- especially cordless electric tools -- benefit from greater capacity for innovation. Professional d...
  • Power Lawn & Garden Equipment to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Honda Motor, Kubota, and Makita
    • Demand for power lawn and garden equipment in the US is expected to grow 4.0 percent annually through 2017, reaching $10.6 billion. Turf and grounds equipment will record the most rapid gains, followed by hedge trimmers. The commercial market will outp...
  • Precast Concrete Products to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies in
    • cast Concrete Products to 2015 Market Share, Precast Concrete Products to 2015 Demand, Precast Concrete Products to 2015 Forecast, Precast Concrete Products to 2015 Supply, Precast Concrete Products to 2015 Market Size, Precast Concrete Products to 201...
  • Prefabricated Housing to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for prefabricated housing is forecast to expand 15 percent annually through 2017 to 135,000 units. Manufactured housing will remain the most common type, while other prefabricated housing such as modular, precut and panelized housing will gro...
  • Printing Inks to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sun Chemical, Flint Group and INX International
    • US printing ink demand will reach $4.8 billion in 2013, supported by shifts toward more environmentally friendly ink formulations and digital inks. Among raw materials, additives and colorants will benefit from demand for better performing printing ink...
  • Private Security Services - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Securitas, ADT, and G4S
    • US demand for private contracted security services will rise 4.2 percent annually through 2019 to $66.9 billion. Systems integration and security consulting will be the fastest growing services, while guarding and alarm monitoring will remain dominant. ...
  • Produce Packaging - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including International Paper, Pactiv and Georgia-Pacific
    • Demand for produce packaging in the US is forecast to rise 2.4 percent per year to $5.7 billion in 2019, driven by gains for fresh-cut produce as well as sustained demand for healthy snacks, both of which require high-value packaging to extend the shelf life of contents....
  • Proppants in North America - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Fairmount Minerals, CARBO Ceramics and Momentive Specialty Chemicals
    • North American proppant demand will grow 11.6 percent annually to over 100 billion pounds in 2017. Raw sand will remain the dominant type and will grow the fastest. Ceramic proppants will be limited to areas requiring high performance products. The US ...
  • Protective Packaging to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sealed Air, Sonoco Products and Pregis
    • Protective packaging demand in the US is projected to increase 5.0 percent annually to $5.9 billion in 2016. The increasing popularity of Internet shopping will benefit protective mailers, air pillows and bubble packaging. A recovery in manufacturing w...
  • Recreational Boating to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Brunswick, Yamaha Motor and Bombardier Recreational Products
    • US demand for recreational boats, propulsion systems and accessories is forecast to grow 8.0 percent annually to $10.1 billion in 2016. Demand for traditional powerboats will lead gains, rebounding from especially sharp declines beginning in 2008. Powe...
  • Recreational Vehicles - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Thor, Forest River and Winnebago
    • The US recreational vehicle (RV) market is forecast to increase 4.8 percent annually to $10.7 billion in 2017. Travel trailers will remain the largest product category, while motor homes and campers and camping trailers will be the fastest growing. The...
  • Recycled Plastics to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including KW Plastics, Clean Tech, and Trex
    • US demand for post-consumer recycled plastic will rise 6.5 percent yearly to 3.5 billion pounds in 2016. Bottles will remain the leading source while other types gain market share. LDPE/LLDPE will be the fastest growing recycled resins. Packaging will ...
  • Refinery Chemicals to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Air Products and Chemicals, Praxair and Air Liquide
    • US refinery chemical demand will rise five percent annually through 2014, driven by the use of new, higher-value products which offer enhanced performance. Merchant hydrogen will remain the largest product type and grow the fastest. Petroleum treatment...
  • Refractories to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Cookson, ANH Refractories, and Saint-Gobain
    • US demand for refractories is projected to grow 3.3 percent annually to $2.6 billion in 2016. A shift toward higher-priced, advanced refractories will bolster sales value, but longer lasting, more durable refractories will limit future demand. Bricks a...
  • Residential Kitchen & Bathroom Countertops in China to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Guangdong Huazun Industry, DuPont and Guangdong Oppein Home Group
    • The market for residential kitchen and bathroom countertops in China is expected to grow 6.5 percent per year to 82.1 million square meters in 2015. Solid surface will remain the largest material segment while engineered stone will grow the fastest, in...
  • Rigid Bulk Packaging to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Demand for rigid bulk packaging will rise 3.9 percent yearly to $7.0 billion in 2017. RIBCs and material handling containers will grow the fastest. Chemicals and pharmaceuticals, and plastic, rubber and fiber markets will drive advances in the dominant...
  • Roofing - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for roofing is projected to rise 3.5 percent annually to 268 million squares in 2017, valued at $27.2 billion. Asphalt shingles will remain the dominant product and will offer the best growth opportunities, to be outpaced only by the much sma...
  • Roofing in China to 2012 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including China National Building Material, Shandong Huiyuan Building Materials, and Shanghai Waterproof Building Materials
    • Demand for roofing materials in China is forecast to rise 4.1 percent per annum through 2012, fueled by rising building construction expenditures. Elastomeric and plastic roofing will see the best prospects, while concrete and clay tiles, and built-up ...
  • Security Products to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Tyco International, Honeywell International and ASSA ABLOY
    • The US market for security products and systems is expected to increase 6.3 percent annually to $19.9 billion in 2016. Electronic access control systems such as smart cards and biometrics, as well as mechanical and electromechanical locks, will post th...
  • Sensors to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Honeywell, Sensata Technologies, and Northrop Grumman
    • US sales of sensors are forecast to climb at a 6.1 percent annual rate through 2016 to $14.9 billion. Process variable sensors will remain the largest category, while chemical property sensors and proximity and positioning sensors will post the fastest...
  • Shale Gas: Products & Services to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Halliburton, Baker Hughes and Schlumberger
    • Demand for products and services used in US shale gas development will grow 12.5 percent annually through 2015, as activity continues to escalate in emerging shale plays. Drilling equipment and consumables, and fluids and materials will both grow at an...
  • Siding to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including James Hardie, Ply Gem and CertainTeed
    • Demand for siding in the US is forecast to advance 8.4 percent per year through 2016 to 96.5 million squares. Brick, stucco and fiber cement siding will see the most rapid demand gains. The South and West regions -- where these materials are most often...
  • Silicones to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Dow Corning, Momentive Performance Materials and Wacker Chemie
    • US demand for silicones is forecast to climb 5.6 percent annually to $4.1 billion in 2016. Silicone resins and elastomers will be the fastest growing products, with elastomers overtaking silicone fluids as the largest segment by 2016. The industrial ma...
  • Smart Meters to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Itron, Toshiba and Sensus USA
    • US smart meter product and service demand is projected to increase 11.3 percent annually to $4.4 billion in 2016. Gains will be driven by the rising penetration of smart meters, particularly advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) products. The rising s...
  • Solar Energy Products in China to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Himin Solar Energy Group, Shandong Sangle Solar Energy and Linuo Group
    • Solar energy product demand in China will grow 16.6 percent annually through 2013. Solar thermal collectors will remain the dominant type while photovoltaic modules grow the fastest from a small base. Central-East China will continue as the largest reg...
  • Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including DuPont, Cosentino and Cambria
    • US cast polymer demand will grow 6.3 percent yearly to 251 million square feet in 2016, driven by a sharp rebound in housing completions from low 2011 levels. Engineered stone will remain the fastest growing type while solid surface will remain the lar...
  • Solvents to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US solvents demand will continue to rebound from its recessionary lows, rising 1.5 percent per year in volume terms through 2016 to 10.9 billion pounds. Growth in consumer oriented markets and regulations aimed at solvent volatility and toxicity will f...
  • Soy Chemicals to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Archer-Daniels-Midland, Ag Processing and Cargill
    • US soy chemical demand will grow 7.8 percent annually through 2013, driven by the continued penetration of biodiesel, and by the adoption of alternatives to traditional, petrochemical-based materials in manufacturing. Soy oil derivatives such as methyl...
  • Specialty Adhesives to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Henkel, 3M and Dow Chemical
    • US specialty adhesives demand will rise 4.4 percent annually through 2013. Strong growth in the medical product and automotive markets will fuel gains in the dominant manufacturing segment. The on-site construction market will grow the fastest. Cyanoac...
  • Specialty Films - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for specialty films is forecast to rise 4.8 percent per year to $8.4 billion in 2019. Barrier films will remain the dominant function, while biodegradable and water soluble films will grow the fastest. The best opportunities for gro....
  • Specialty Fuel Additives to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including NewMarket, Innospec and BASF
    • US demand for specialty fuel additives will grow 4.8 percent yearly to $1.6 billion in 2016. Cold flow improvers will lead gains due to the mandated use of more biodiesel, while deposit control agents will remain the most common type. Gasoline will rem...
  • Specialty Gases to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Praxair, Air Products and Chemicals and Air Liquide America
    • US specialty gas demand will rise 3.5 percent annually through 2013. Manufacturing will remain the largest market while health care grows the fastest. Analytical gases will outpace other applications due to the increasing need to monitor pollutants, ma...
  • Specialty Plastic Additives to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including BASF, Exxon Mobil, and Eastman Chemical
    • US demand for specialty plastic additives is forecast to rise 4.5 percent annually to 4.0 billion pounds in 2017, driven by a rebound in the key construction market. Processing aids and property modifiers are expected to be the fastest growing types, w...
  • Specialty Silicas to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including PPG Industries, Evonik Industries and Cabot
    • US demand for specialty silicas is forecast to rise 5.8 percent annually through 2015. Fumed silica will be the fastest growing type, fueled by a strong rebound in nontire rubber consumption. Precipitated silica will remain the leading segment, based i...
  • Specialty Surfactants to 2002 (Study # 1024) - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Colgate-Palmolive, Dial, Huntsman, Proctor & Gamble, Shell and Stepan
    • Steady gains in US surfactants demand will be driven by multifunctional and biodegradable products that help end users make better performing, regulatory-compliant formulations. Consumer demand for germicidal cleaners and milder personal care products ...
  • Stretch & Shrink Film to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Berry Plastics, AEP Industries and Sigma Plastics
    • US demand for stretch and shrink film is forecast to rise 3.3 percent annually to $2.4 billion in 2015. Stretch film will remain the dominant segment, with stretch hoods growing the fastest. Shrink film demand growth will outpace gains in stretch film ...
  • Synthetic Lubricants & Functional Fluids to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Exxon Mobil, BP and FRAM Group
    • Demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids is forecast to climb 8.6 percent per year to $7.4 billion in 2015. Engine oil will remain the fastest-growing product type. Group III base oils and polyalphaolefins (PAOs) will be the fastest growin...
  • Tube & Stick Packaging to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Alcan Packaging Beauty, Sonoco Products and Rexam
    • US tube and stick packaging demand will rise 5.1 percent annually through 2014. The fastest gains are expected for stick packs, driven by advantages of product differentiation, portability and material savings compared to conventional single-portion po...
  • Vaccines to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sanofi-Aventis, Merck and GlaxoSmithKline
    • US demand for vaccines will advance 5.6 percent annually through 2014, driven by the development of new vaccines to treat complex human diseases, such as cancer. Public health recommendations for adult and adolescent immunization will produce continued...
  • Wall Coverings to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including OMNOVA Solutions, Georgia-Pacific and Dal-Tile
    • US demand for wall coverings is projected to advance 8.2 percent annually through 2015, from a weak 2010 base. Wall panels will remain the dominant product type and grow the fastest, with finished gypsum board panels and solid wood panels seeing the be...
  • Waste Management & Remediation Services to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Waste Management, Republic Services and URS
    • US waste management and remediation revenues will rise 4.4 percent yearly through 2015, driven in part by stricter environmental regulations and more recycling programs. Waste collection will remain the dominant service while material recovery and reme...
  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including JM Eagle, Advanced Drainage Systems and Hanson Pipe & Precast
    • US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise 8.2 percent per year to $17.8 billion in 2016. The building construction market will lead gains as it rebounds from recent declines, followed by the municipal market. Plastic will be the faste...
  • Water Treatment Chemicals - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to advance 3.2 percent annually to $6.7 billion (15.1 billion pounds) in 2017. The energy and mining markets will grow the fastest. Scale control agents will be the fastest growing products, wh...
  • Water Treatment Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Demand for water treatment equipment in the US is forecast to grow 5.9 percent per year to $13.0 billion in 2017. The resource extraction market will post the most rapid gains, followed by the recovering commercial and residential market. Disinfection ...
  • Water Treatment in China to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including BASF, Ebara and GE Water & Process Technologies
    • The market for water treatment products in China is expected to grow 10.3 percent annually to 46.6 billion yuan in 2015. The dominant industrial market will offer the best growth opportunities, outpacing the municipal sector. Water treatment chemicals ...
  • Waxes - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Exxon Mobil, Honeywell and The International Group
    • Overall demand for wax in the US market is forecast to grow nearly four percent annually in value terms through 2019, supported by continued growth in manu-facturing activity and rising residential construction expenditures. However, advanc...
  • Welding Equipment & Consumables to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Lincoln Electric, Illinois Tool Works and Praxair
    • US demand for welding equipment and consumables will rise 6.4 percent annually through 2015. Arc and resistance welding systems will remain the dominant welding techniques. Welding electrodes and filler metal will remain the dominant consumables, while...
  • Well Stimulation Materials to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including CARBO Ceramics, Fairmount Minerals and FTS International
    • US demand for well stimulation materials is forecast to rise 10.2 percent annually to nearly $12 billion in 2016. Growth will be driven by continued advances in hydraulic fracturing technology designed to increase the productivity of both new and exist...
  • Windows & Doors to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Andersen, Jeld-Wen, and Pella
    • Demand for windows and doors in the US is forecast to rise 9.3 percent per year to $34.2 billion in 2016. Aided by a rebound in construction spending, the residential market will post double-digit advances in demand. Among material types, plastic windo...
  • Windows & Doors in China - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including ASSA ABLOY, Hörmann and LIXIL Group
    • Window and door sales in China will rise 8.1 percent yearly to 570 billion yuan in 2017. Plastic will be the fastest growing window material based on insulation and cost advantages. Wood will remain the top door material, supported by more wood/steel a...
  • Wind Turbine Systems to 2012 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including General Electric, Vestas Wind Systems and Siemens
    • US wind turbine system demand will grow 6.8 percent annually through 2012, driven by rising interest in domestic energy and government incentives. Public utilities will increase their market share while independent power producers remain dominant. The ...
  • Wind Turbine Systems in China to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including DHI DCW Group, Goldwind Science & Technology and Dongfang Electric
    • Wind turbine system demand in China will rise 5.3 percent annually through 2013, driven mainly by government policies. Although utility-scale uses will remain dominant, China’s distributed wind turbine market is one of the world’s largest. Rotor system...
  • Wine Packaging - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Demand for wine packaging in the US will increase 4.4 percent annually to $3.0 billion in 2019. Glass bottles will remain dominant but will face increasing competition from alternative formats and sizes, such as single-serving plastic bottles, aseptic cartons, alum...
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  • Wipes to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Demand for wipes in the US is forecast to advance 5.1 percent annually to $2.5 billion in 2016. The consumer market will outpace the industrial segment, driven by personal hygiene wipes and general purpose household cleaning wipes. General purpose indu...
  • Wood & Competitive Decking to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Georgia-Pacific, Temple-Inland, and Trex
    • US demand for decking is forecast to rise 2.4 percent annually through 2016 to 3.3 billion lineal feet, valued at $5.7 billion. Wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber decking materials will grow at double-digit rates, far outpacing the dominant wood...
  • Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Trex, Royal Building Products and Tapco Group
    • US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber is projected to advance 13.2 percent annually to $5.4 billion in 2015. Decking will remain the largest application and grow the fastest, followed by the molding and trim and windows and doors segm...
  • Wood Protection Coatings & Preservatives to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sherwin-Williams, Akzo Nobel and Valspar
    • US demand for wood protection products is forecast to increase 2.2 percent per year through 2013. Higher value formulations will continue to gain market share, primarily due to environmental and performance issues. Interior wood applications will achie...
  • World 3D Printing: Additive Manufacturing - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Stratasys, 3D Systems and EOS
    • World demand for 3D printers, materials and software will rise 21 percent yearly to $5 billion in 2017. North America will remain the largest market while developing regions will grow the fastest. Plastics will continue to lead materials demand but wil...
  • World Abrasives to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Saint-Gobain, 3M and Imerys
    • Global abrasives demand will rise 6.3 percent annually to $44.8 billion in 2015. The fastest gains will be seen in China and India, while gains in North America and Western Europe will be much improved over the 2005-2010 period. Loose grains and powder...
  • World Activated Carbon to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Calgon Carbon, Norit and MeadWestvaco
    • World demand for activated carbon will rise 10.3 percent annually through 2016 to 1.9 million metric tons. Gains will be driven mainly by more government controls on power plant and factory emissions in the US and China. India will surpass Germany to b...
  • World Agricultural Equipment to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Deere, CNH Global and AGCO
    • World demand for agricultural equipment is expected to increase 6.8 percent per year through 2016 to $175 billion. The Asia/Pacific region -- led by China and India -- will be the fastest growing market, followed by Central and South America. Plowing a...
  • World Agricultural Pesticides to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Syngenta, Bayer and BASF
    • World demand for formulated agricultural pesticides is forecast grow 3.8 percent annually through 2016 to $59 billion. The fastest growth is expected in developing countries of Eastern Europe, South America, and Asia. Product demand will benefit from m...
  • World Aluminum - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including RUSAL, Chalco and Alcoa
    • World demand for aluminum (primary and secondary/recycled) is projected to expand 5.8 percent per year through 2017 to 82.5 million metric tons. China will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Construction will remain the largest end use whil...
  • World Aquaculture: Feed, Equipment, & Chemicals to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • After several decades of rapid expansion, world demand for aquaculture supplies and equipment is expected to grow 7.4 percent per year to $63.6 billion in 2017 at the farm gate level. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant market, with the ke...
  • World Architectural Paint to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Akzo Nobel, PPG Industries and Sherwin-Williams
    • Global demand for architectural paints will rise 3.6 percent annually through 2013. The fastest gains will arise in emerging markets, mostly in Asia. The North American market will benefit from a recovery in the US housing market. Water-based formulati...
  • World Aseptic Packaging to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Tetra Pak International, Reynolds Group and Becton Dickinson
    • World demand for aseptic packaging is projected to grow 9.1 percent annually to $35.8 billion in 2015. India and China will experience the fastest increases in demand. Gains in the US will reflect the broadening aseptic filling requirements with liquid...
  • World Asphalt to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including NuStar Energy, Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil
    • Global consumption of asphalt is forecast to advance 4.1 percent annually from a very weak base to 119.5 million metric tons in 2015. Gains will be most rapid in North America. Massive infrastructure projects in China and India will continue to drive s...
  • World Automotive Sensors to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bosch, DENSO and Valeo
    • Global demand for light vehicle OEM automotive sensors will advance 11.8 percent annually through 2014. North America will be the fastest growing region, far outpacing the Asia/Pacific and other regions based on a rebounding US market and higher per-ve...
  • World Batteries to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Panasonic, Johnson Controls, and Exide Technologies
    • World demand for batteries is forecast to rise 8.1 percent annually to $132 billion in 2016. China will remain the largest market while India and South Korea will grow the fastest. Secondary batteries will outpace primary types, the former driven by us...
  • World Battery Materials to 2012 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Quexco, Doe Run Resources and Exide Technologies
    • Global demand for materials used in the manufacture of batteries will rise 3.9 percent annually through 2012. Gains will be driven by strong growth in the production of Li-Ion and Ni-MH batteries. Metals will remain the leading battery material while c...
  • World Bearings to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including SKF, Schaeffler and Timken
    • Global demand for bearings will rise 7.8 percent yearly to $96 billion in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region will post the fastest gains and account for more than half of the world total. Unmounted ball bearings will remain the best selling type, followed c...
  • World Bioplastics - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including NatureWorks, Arkema and Novamont
    • Global demand for biobased and biodegradable plastics will rise 19 percent per year to 960,000 metric tons in 2017. Starch-based resins and polylactic acid (PLA) will remain the leading products, while the most rapid gains in demand are expected for bi...
  • World Building Boards - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Georgia-Pacific, FRITZ EGGER and Krono Holding
    • Global demand for building boards will rise 6.2 percent per year through 2017 to 398 million cubic meters. China will see its share of global demand rise to half of the total, with solid gains also expected in North America and other regions such as So...
  • World Bulk Packaging to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Greif, Illinois Tool Works and MAUSER
    • World bulk packaging demand will rise 5.8 percent yearly through 2015. Advances will be driven by growth in manufacturing activity, especially in key end-use industries such as chemicals and pharmaceuticals, and food and beverages. China and the US -- ...
  • World Buses to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Daimler, Zhengzhou Yutong Bus, and Xiamen King Long Motor
    • The world market for buses will grow 5.0 percent annually to 632,000 units in 2016. Type C school buses will lead gains, due largely to rapidly expanding use in China. Transit bus demand will rise at the next fastest rate. The Asia/Pacific region will ...
  • World Caps & Closures to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for caps and closures is projected to rise 5.3 percent per year to $46 billion in 2016, led by developing regions. Beverages will remain the dominant market, while opportunities in the food market will benefit from dispensing and other val...
  • World Carbon Black to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Cabot, Evonik Industries and OC
    • World demand for carbon black is forecast to rise 4.3 percent annually through 2013. Growth in the non-tire rubber product market will outpace growth in the dominant motor vehicle tire sector, while the smaller special blacks market will rise the faste...
  • World Catalysts to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for catalysts will rise 5.8 percent per year to $19.5 billion in 2016. Rapid growth will occur in both Asia and the Middle East. Brazil will lead strong growth in Central and South America. Polymerization catalysts will experience the fast...
  • World Cement - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Holcim, Lafarge and China National Building Material
    • World demand for cement will rise 4.5 percent yearly to 5.2 billion metric tons in 2019. India will be the fastest growing major market, as the pace of growth in China slows considerably. Blended cement will remain the most popular type, and will gain market share...
  • World Cement & Concrete Additives to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including BASF, Sika and Grace Construction Products
    • World demand for cement and concrete additives is projected to increase 8.3 percent annually to $15.8 billion in 2015. Gains will be bolstered by cement markets in developed regions, which consume much higher volumes of additives per ton of cement than...
  • World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to rise at an accelerated pace of 4.6 percent per year through 2016 to $32.5 billion. China will remain the fastest growing market, but gains will slow from their previous pace. Reach-ins...
  • World Construction Aggregates - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including HeidelbergCement, Lafarge and CRH
    • World sales of construction aggregates will rise 5.8 percent annually to 53.2 billion metric tons in 2017. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant market and grow the fastest. Crushed stone and other aggregates will offer the best prospects. H...
  • World Construction Machinery - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Caterpillar, Komatsu, and Hitachi Construction Machinery
    • Global demand for construction machinery will rise 6.0 percent per year to $189 billion in 2017. Gains will be fueled primarily by the Asia/Pacific region, particularly China, as construction spending on infrastructure and other projects continues to i...
  • World Consumer Water Treatment Systems - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Alticor, BRITA GmbH and Clorox
    • World demand for consumer water treatment systems will jump 12.4% annually, led by the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) and other countries with poor public treatment infrastructure. Gains will be driven by rising incomes and increasing awareness of...
  • World Converted Flexible Packaging to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Alcan Packaging, Bemis and Amcor
    • Global converted flexible packaging demand will grow 3.5 percent annually through 2013. Gains will be driven in part by cost, performance and source reduction advantages over rigid packaging, and by ongoing developments in high barrier resins and value...
  • World Cooking Appliances - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Electrolux, BSH Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte
    • Global demand for cooking appliances will rise at a 5.5 percent annual rate through 2017 to $65.4 billion. The US will remain the world’s largest consumer while China will be the fastest growing. Higher value products will lead gains in developed count...
  • World Corrugated Boxes - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including International Paper, Smurfit Kappa and Rock-Tenn
    • World corrugated box demand will rise 4.2 percent yearly to 234 billion square meters in 2017. The fastest growth will occur in developing areas, especially in the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions. Food and beverages will remain the leading mark...
  • World Cups & Lids to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World cup and lid demand will rise 5.0 percent per year to $25.9 billion in 2017. The fastest gains will occur in developing regions, while demand in developed areas will be supported by the increasing use of costlier biodegradable and compostable prod...
  • World Diesel Engines to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Volkswagen, Caterpillar and Cummins
    • World demand for diesel engines is projected to grow 6.7 percent per year through 2015 to $197.5 billion. Growth in the key Asia/Pacific region will be led by China and India, as expanding motor vehicle and off-highway equipment output combines with mo...
  • World Disposable Medical Supplies to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Johnson & Johnson, Covidien, and Becton Dickinson
    • World demand for disposable medical supplies will rise 6.2 percent annually to $198 billion in 2016. The US and China will be the largest markets, while India will lead gains. Dialysis disposables, diagnostic and lab disposables, respiratory supplies a...
  • World Drywall & Building Plaster to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Saint-Gobain, Knauf and Etex
    • Worldwide sales of drywall will rise 8.6 percent annually through 2016 to 10.7 billion square meters, with China and the US claiming most new demand. The residential market will outpace its nonresidential counterpart. Global building plaster demand wil...
  • World Dyes & Organic Pigments to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Clariant International, BASF and DIC Corporation
    • Global demand for dyes and organic pigments is forecast to grow 3.9 percent annually through 2013. Textiles will remain the largest market, while faster growth will occur in other segments such as printing inks, paint and coatings, and plastics. The As...
  • World Electric Lighting to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Philips Lighting, Osram and GE Lighting
    • Global demand for electric lighting is forecast to climb 4.5 percent annually through 2014. Gains in developing countries will outpace sales in the US, Western Europe and Japan. China alone will account for nearly half of all new product demand through...
  • World Electric Motors - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Nidec, Robert Bosch and DENSO
    • World demand for electric motors is projected to increase 6.5 percent per year to $122.5 billion in 2017. The Asia/Pacific region will be the largest source of market growth through 2017. Demand for AC motors will outpace DC types. Motor vehicles and h...
  • World Electric Transmission & Distribution Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including ABB, Schneider Electric and Siemens
    • Global demand for electric transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment will rise 6.7 percent annually to $177 billion in 2017. The Asia/Pacific region, led by China, will continue to post the fastest gains. In North America and Western Europe, advanc...
  • World Elevators - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Otis Elevator, Schindler and KONE
    • Global demand for elevator, escalator and moving walkway equipment and services will rise 5.6 percent yearly to $111 billion in 2017. The Asia/Pacific, Africa/Mideast and Central and South American markets will grow the fastest. Equipment demand has re...
  • World Emulsion Polymers to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including BASF, Dow Chemical and Styron
    • Global demand for emulsion polymers is forecast to rise 5.1 percent per year to 13.3 million metric tons (dry basis) in 2016. In developing nations such as China and India, demand will benefit from strong economic growth and increased penetration of wa...
  • World Enzymes - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Novozymes, DuPont and DSM
    • World enzyme demand will rise 6.3 percent annually to $7 billion in 2017. Rising per capita incomes in large countries such as China and India will support consumer demand for higher value goods, such as detergents and food products, which can be made ...
  • World Fertilizers to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Yara, Agrium and Mosaic
    • World demand for fertilizers is projected to increase 3.8 percent per year through 2014. The Asia/Pacific will continue to control the largest portion of global fertilizer demand and post above-average gains. Single-nutrient fertilizers will remain the...
  • World Fiber Cement - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Everest Industries, Zhejiang Hailong New Materials and Siam Cement
    • World demand for fiber cement products is forecast to rise 4.4 percent annually to 32.6 million metric tons in 2019. Molding and trim and siding will be the fastest growing applications, based on fiber cement's ability to look like wood but last longer....
  • World Filters to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including MANN+HUMMEL, Donaldson and MAHLE International
    • Global demand for filters is projected to increase 7.6 percent annually to $65.9 billion in 2015. China, India, Indonesia and other countries with large, developing industrial bases and nascent regulatory schemes will see the fastest growth. Manufactur...
  • World Flame Retardants to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for flame retardant additives is forecast to rise 5.4 percent per year to 2.6 million metric tons in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region will continue to be largest and fastest growing market, accounting for over half of world demand in 2016. Bo...
  • World Flat Glass to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Saint-Gobain, Asahi Glass, and Nippon Sheet Glass
    • World demand for flat glass is forecast to rise 7.1 percent per year through 2016 to 9.2 billion square meters. The dominant Asia/Pacific region will continue to post the fastest gains. Fabricated flat glass demand will benefit from rapid growth in sal...
  • World Flavors & Fragrances to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Givaudan, Firmenich, and International Flavors and Fragrances
    • Flavor and fragrance demand will rise 4.4 percent annually to $26.5 billion in 2016. The most robust gains will be realized in the developing economies of the Asia/Pacific region, Central and South America, and the Africa/Mideast region. Increasing con...
  • World Flooring & Carpets to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Mohawk Industries, Saw Industries, and Tarkett
    • World flooring and carpet demand will rise 4.9 percent yearly to 18.6 billion square meters in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region will see the most rapid growth. Nonresidential buildings will be the fastest growing market, while nonresilient flooring will p...
  • World Fluorochemicals to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including DuPont, Daikin Industries and Solvay
    • Global demand for fluorine-containing chemicals is forecast to rise 3.9 percent per year to 3.5 million metric tons in 2016. Gains will be fueled by increasing production of refrigeration and cooling equipment worldwide, as well as by an acceleration i...
  • World Food Containers to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Amcor, Crown Holdings and Bemis
    • Global demand for food containers is forecast to increase 3.9 percent annually through 2013. Bags and pouches will remain the largest product type while plastic containers will grow the fastest. Some of the best gains are expected in the BRIC countries...
  • World Food Processing Machinery - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global demand for food processing machinery is projected to advance 7.6 percent annually to $73 billion in 2019. Growth will be driven by industrializing nations, where strong consumer demand for processed foods is emerging....
  • World Food Safety Products to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World food safety product demand will rise 8.4 percent yearly to $18 billion in 2016. Disinfectants and sanitizers will remain the top segment, while diagnostic testing products and other products such as smart labels and tags lead gains. The US will r...
  • World Foodservice Disposables to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Reynolds Group, Dart Container and Svenska Cellulosa
    • World demand for foodservice disposables will rise 5.4 percent per year to $53.3 billion in 2015. Disposable serviceware will remain the largest segment, while disposable packaging grows the fastest. The fastest growth will be seen in Asia, with China ...
  • World Forestry Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies
    • World demand for forestry equipment will climb 4.5 percent annually to $9.3 billion in 2019. Harvesters and forwarders will be the fastest growing types, suppor...
  • World Fuel Additives to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including LyondellBasell Industries, Saudi Basic Industries, and Sinopec
    • The world fuel additives market will rise 8.0 percent yearly to $59.4 billion in 2016. The rapidly growing fuel market in China will drive gains, especially as China’s fuel standards become stricter and additive treat rates rise. Deposit control additi...
  • World Fuel Cells to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Panasonic, UTC Power and FuelCell Energy
    • Global commercial fuel cell product and service demand will more than triple by 2015, and claim nearly half of all fuel cell spending (including R&D funding and investment) by 2020. Electric power generation will remain the largest application through ...
  • World Gears to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including General Motors, ZF Friedrichshafen and Volkswagen
    • Global gear demand will climb 4.7 percent annually through 2013, driven in part by a shift toward more expensive, energy-efficient units. China and India will register some of the strongest market advances, with China expected to claim one-third of all...
  • World Geosynthetics - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including GSE Holding, Royal Ten Cate and NAUE
    • Global demand for geosynthetics is expected to rise 8.9 percent per year to 5.2 billion square meters in 2017. Developing regions will be the fastest growing markets, with the Asia/Pacific region remaining the largest. Construction will be the largest ...
  • World Green Packaging to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Georgia-Pacific, Tetra Pak International and Illinois Tool Works
    • World demand for green packaging is projected to rise 5.7 percent annually through 2010. Recycled content packaging will remain the dominant product type, while reusable and degradable packaging grow the fastest. The Asia/Pacific region will see above-...
  • World Home Medical Equipment to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for home medical equipment will rise 7.0 percent yearly to $28 billion in 2016. The US will remain the largest market while Brazil, China, India, and Russia will be among the fastest growing. Portable oxygen concentrators, remote patient m...
  • World Housing - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World construction of new housing units will rise 3.3 percent per annum to 60.9 million units in 2017. Over 80 percent of global new housing construction will take place in the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions, while North America and Western Eu...
  • World HVAC Equipment to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Daikin Industries, Gree Electric Appliances and United Technologies (UTC)
    • Global demand for HVAC equipment is projected to rise 6.1 percent per year through 2016 to $107 billion. North America will achieve the fastest gains, boosted primarily by an expected US recovery in construction. The Asia/Pacific region will post the s...
  • World Hydrogen to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Air Products and Chemicals, Linde and Air Liquide
    • Global demand for hydrogen is projected to increase 4.1 percent annually through 2016 to 286 billion cubic meters. Chemical manufacturing will be the fastest growing market while petroleum refining will remain dominant. The Asia/Pacific region will con...
  • World Industrial & Institutional (I&I) Cleaning Chemicals to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Ecolab, Diversey, and Procter & Gamble
    • World demand for industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaning chemicals will rise 4.7 percent yearly to $44.4 billion in 2016. North America and Western Europe will remain dominant but developing regions will grow faster. Disinfectants and sanitizers wi...
  • World Industrial Fasteners to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Illinois Tool Works, Precision Castparts, and Alcoa
    • Global sales of industrial fasteners are expected to climb 5.2 percent per year to $82.9 billion in 2016. Standard externally threaded fasteners will remain the dominant product segment and will post the largest value gains. The Asia/Pacific region wil...
  • World Industrial Gases to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including L’Air Liquide, Linde Group and Air Products and Chemicals
    • Global demand for industrial gases will increase eight percent annually to 2014. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the fastest growing based on its ever expanding manufacturing base. The Africa/Mideast region will also exceed average growth rates, dr...
  • World Industrial Rubber Products to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Hutchinson, Tokai Rubber and Tomkins
    • The global market for industrial rubber products is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year to $140 billion in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region -- the largest market -- is also forecast to post the best annual growth, led by China. The motor vehicle ma...
  • World Industrial Silica Sand to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sibelco, Fairmount Minerals, and US Silica
    • Global demand for industrial silica sand will grow 4.8 percent annually to 280 million metric tons in 2016, valued at $9.2 billion. Glass and foundries will remain the largest markets, while faster gains will be seen in the developing hydraulic fractur...
  • World Industrial Valves - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Cameron International, Pentair and Emerson Electric
    • Global demand for industrial valves will rise 5.1 percent per year through 2017 to $82.5 billion. The Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions, along with Central and South America, will grow the fastest. The oil and gas industry and process manufacture...
  • World Infection Prevention Products to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Becton Dickinson, Kimberly-Clark, and 3M
    • World demand for infection prevention products is forecast to increase 6.4 percent annually to $130 billion in 2017. Growth in emerging economies will lead gains as their health care sectors are expanded, modernized and adapted to formal infection prev...
  • World Insulation to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Saint-Gobain, Rockwool, and Johns Manville
    • Global insulation demand is forecast to rise 5.5 percent annually to 23.1 billion square meters of R-1 value in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market, followed by North America. The best growth opportunities w...
  • World In Vitro Diagnostic Products to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Roche, Siemens and Abbott Laboratories
    • Global demand for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products will increase 7.1 percent annually through 2015. The US, Western Europe and Japan will remain the dominant markets, while developing world demand grows the fastest. Molecular diagnostics, cellular an...
  • World Kaolin to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Imerys, KaMin and BASF
    • The world market for kaolin is projected to grow 3.7 percent per year through 2015 to 28.4 million metric tons. The biggest gains will be in China, which will easily overtake the US to become the world’s largest kaolin market. Paper will remain the lar...
  • World Labels to 2010 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Avery Dennison, CCL Industries and Fuji Seal International
    • World demand for labels will rise 5.2 percent annually through 2015. Pressure sensitive labels will remain the largest type and continue to supplant glue-applied labels. The Asia/Pacific region will grow the fastest and remain the largest market, due t...
  • World Lawn & Garden Consumables to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Scotts Miracle-Gro, Bayer and Monsanto
    • Global lawn and garden consumables demand will grow 4.3 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be influenced by the dominant US market, while developing regions grow the fastest from a smaller base. Seeds, fertilizers and growing media will provide ...
  • World Light-Duty Green Vehicles to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Toyota, Iran Khodro and Fiat
    • Global “green” vehicle demand will grow rapidly through 2013, driven by government subsidies, technology breakthroughs and erratic oil prices. North America will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Conventional hybrid-electric vehicles will ...
  • World Lighting Fixtures to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global demand for lighting fixtures will climb 6.9 percent annually through 2016 to $153 billion. China alone will account for over one third of all new demand, retaining its position as the largest national market. Nonportable indoor lighting fixtures...
  • World Lighting: Lamps & LEDs to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Philips Lighting, OSRAM, and Siemens
    • World demand for lighting is projected to climb more than 12 percent annually through 2016 to $78.3 billion. Market gains in developing countries will outpace sales in the US, Western Europe, and Japan. Light-emitting diode (LED or solid state) lightin...
  • World Lubricants - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Shell, Exxon Mobil and BP
    • World demand for lubricants will rise 2.3 percent yearly to 43.9 million metric tons in 2017. Asia, South America, the Middle East, and Africa will lead gains based on rising vehicle ownership and ongoing industrialization. Hydraulic fluids and process...
  • World Machine Tools to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Yamazaki Mazak, TRUMPF and Dalian Machine Tool Group
    • World demand for machine tool products is projected to increase 9.4 percent annually through 2014. The best prospects will be found in the developing world, especially China and India. The industrial market will continue to account for the largest shar...
  • World Major Household Appliances - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Whirlpool, Electrolux and BSH Bosch
    • World major household appliance demand will rise 3.8 percent annually through 2017 to 430 million units. Cooking appliances will lead gains, as they are among the first major appliances purchased in developing countries. Rebounding housing activity and...
  • World Material Handling Products to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Toyota Industries, KION Group and Cargotec
    • Global demand for material handling products is forecast to climb 4.0 percent annually through 2016 to $123.6 billion. Opportunities will be best for sales of advanced equipment such as automated conveyors and automated guided vehicles. Among national ...
  • World Medical Device Packaging - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Amcor, Bemis and Chesapeake
    • World demand for medical device packaging is projected to increase 5.9 percent annually to $25.7 billion in 2017. The US will remain the largest market while China will provide the largest and broadest sales opportunities. Pouches, trays and clamshell ...
  • World Membrane Separation Technologies to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for membranes will rise 9.2 percent yearly to $25.7 billion in 2017. Water treatment will remain the top market and will benefit from expansions or upgrades of water treatment infrastructures and a rebound in manufacturing. BRIC and other ...
  • World Mining Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Caterpillar, Komatsu and Sandvik
    • Global demand for mining machinery is forecast to expand 8.6 percent per year through 2017 to $135 billion. The Asia/Pacific region and Central and South America will be the fastest growing markets. Metals mining equipment will remain the largest produ...
  • World Motorcycle Components - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bajaj Auto, Harley Davidson and Hero MotoCorp
    • World demand for motorcycle components, including those for electric bicycles (e-bikes) and motorcycles (e-cycles), will grow 7.5 percent annually to $119.5 billion in 2017. Engine and drivetrain parts will remain the largest category, while tires will...
  • World Motorcycles to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Honda, Yamaha, and Hero MotoCorp
    • The global market for motorcycles, including electrically-powered machines, will grow 7.2 percent annually to 134.5 million units in 2016. China will remain by far the largest national market, followed by India and Indonesia. Sales of e-bikes and e-cyc...
  • World Nanomaterials to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Arkema, BASF and Bayer
    • World demand for nanomaterials will rise more than two-and-a-half times to $5.5 billion in 2016. Nanotubes, nanoclays and quantum dots will be the fastest growing types. The energy storage and generation and construction markets will offer the best gro...
  • World Nonwovens - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Freudenberg, Kimberly-Clark and DuPont
    • Global demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.4 percent annually to 9.1 million metric tons in 2017. Spunmelt nonwovens will lead gains based on growth in key markets such as disposable infant diapers in developing countries, and adult incontinence...
  • World Nutraceutical Ingredients - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Royal DSM, BASF and DuPont
    • World demand for nutraceutical ingredients will rise 6.4 percent annually to $28.8 billion in 2017. Brazil, China, India, Mexico and Turkey will be among the fastest growing consumers and producers. Maturing markets and recurring safety controversies w...
  • World OEM Automotive Electronics to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bosch, DENSO and Aisin Seiki
    • Global OEM automotive electronics demand will rise 12.4 percent yearly through 2014. Gains will be driven by economic recovery, regulatory pressures and automobile differentiation efforts. Safety and security, powertrain and emissions, and communicatio...
  • World Oil & Gas Pipe - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Tenaris, TMK and Vallourec
    • World oil and gas pipe demand will rise 5.3 percent annually to 51.8 million metric tons in 2017 as high oil prices and growing energy demand spur new development. Gas pipe will grow at nearly four times the rate of oil pipe demand. Central and South A...
  • World Oilfield Chemicals to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, and Halliburton
    • World demand for oilfield chemicals is expected to increase 8.9 percent annually to $28 billion in 2016. The US will remain the largest market based on its many mature wells and rapid growth in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. Brazil will ...
  • World Oilfield Equipment to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including National Oilwell Varco, Schlumberger, and Weatherford International
    • Global demand for oilfield equipment will rise 3.8 percent yearly through 2016 to $109 billion. Growth will be strongest in developing areas, where better infrastructure will benefit drilling activity. New, more expensive techniques to drill for unconv...
  • World Packaging Machinery - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Krones, Robert Bosch and Illinois Tool Works
    • Global packaging machinery demand is projected to advance nearly seven percent per annum through 2019 to almost $53 billion. Product sales will be driven by market growth in China and other indus-trializing nations, where demand for processed food and beverage products and.....
  • World Paint & Coatings to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Akzo Nobel, PPG Industries and Sherwin-Williams
    • Global paint and coatings demand will rise 5.4 percent yearly to 45.6 million metric tons in 2015. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market and will grow the fastest. The key architectural segment will lead gains worldwide. High-solids fo...
  • World Pharmaceutical Packaging to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • >orld demand for drug packaging products will increase 6.4 percent annually to $90 billion in 2017. Most demand will remain in the developed economies of Canada, Japan, the US, and Western Europe. Prefillable syringes and parenteral vials will lead gro...
  • World Plastic Pipe to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global demand for plastic pipe is projected to rise 8.5 percent annually through 2017 to 11.2 billion meters. Construction related applications will drive growth in all global regions, with North America and the Asia/Pacific region leading gains. HDPE ...
  • World Plastics Processing Machinery - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including KraussMaffei Technologies, Haitian International and Husky Injection Molding
    • Global plastics processing machinery demand will rise 6.9 percent yearly through 2017 to $37.1 billion. Plastic packaging production equipment will exhibit the fastest and largest gains in demand. Injection molding equipment will remain the most popula...
  • World Plumbing to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including TOTO, LIXIL and Masco
    • Global demand for plumbing fixtures and fittings will rise 6.2 percent yearly through 2016 to $80 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will lead gains, fueled mainly by China’s increasing but slowing rate of industrialization. North America will post the s...
  • World Power Lawn & Garden Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Deere, Husqvarna and Toro
    • Global demand for power lawn and garden equipment is forecast to rise 4.2 percent per year through 2017 to $21.7 billion. Growth will be supported by a recovery in the massive US market, and by an expansion of the middle class in several developing cou...
  • World Power Tools to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World power tool demand is forecast to increase 4.5 percent annually through 2016 to $28.1 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will be the fastest growing market, followed by North America. In the US, gains will be driven by a rebound in housing starts an...
  • World Pressure Sensitive Tapes to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including 3M, Beiersdorf and Lintec
    • Global demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes is projected to rise 5.6 percent per year through 2016 to 43.5 billion square meters. The best gains are expected for polypropylene products and value added specialty tapes including foam and fi...
  • World Protective Packaging to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sealed Air, Pregis, and Sonoco Products
    • World demand for protective packaging will rise 6.3 percent annually to $24.5 billion in 2016. Foamed plastics will remain the largest segment but will lose market share to bioplastic and nonplastic products such as molded pulp and bamboo. Developing r...
  • World Pumps to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global pump demand will rise 6.4 percent yearly through 2016 to $76.1 billion. Gains in developing areas such as China and India will result from investment in water infrastructure and electricity generation. In developed areas, growth will be driven b...
  • World Rare Earths to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World rare earths demand will expand 7.1 percent annually through 2015, driven by gains in battery alloy, electronic product, motor vehicle and permanent magnet output. Neodymium and dysprosium will post the fastest growth, while cerium will remain the...
  • World Refinery Chemicals to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Air Products and Chemicals, L’Air Liquide and Linde
    • Global oil refinery chemical demand will rise 3.5 percent annually through 2013, driven by tightening environmental laws and efforts to boost gasoline and diesel fuel yields. North America will remain the dominant regional market, while the Asia/Pacifi...
  • World Refractories to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including RHI, Vesuvius, and Magnesita Refratários
    • Global refractory demand will rise 3.4 percent annually through 2016 to 46.3 million metric tons. Sales will grow the fastest in developing areas, reflecting the ongoing shift in heavy industry production to countries with low cost structures. The iron...
  • World Residential Countertops to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Fletcher Building, Illinois Tool Works and DuPont
    • Global home countertop demand will rise 3.3 percent annually through 2013. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market, led by gains in China and India. Laminate, solid surface and natural stone will remain key material types, while engineer...
  • World Rigid Packaging to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Tetra Pak International, Ball and Rexam
    • World demand for rigid packaging is forecast to increase 6.4% per year to $472 billion in 2016. The most rapid increases in demand will be seen in developing areas, especially in the Asia/Pacific region. Plastic will be the fastest growing container ma...
  • World Robots to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including ABB, FANUC, and Yaskawa Electric
    • Global robot demand will rise 10.5 percent annually through 2016 to $20.2 billion. Five countries -- the US, Japan, Germany, China, and South Korea -- will continue to dominate demand, with the US remaining the largest national market. Smaller, less ex...
  • World Roofing to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including GAF Materials, Saint-Gobain and Owens Corning
    • World demand for roofing materials is forecast to grow 3.8 percent annually through 2016 to 11.7 billion square meters. The US and China will jointly account for nearly 60 percent of global gains in roofing volume demand. The dominant bituminous produc...
  • World Rubber to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including LANXESS, Goodyear and Sinopec
    • Global rubber consumption is forecast to rise 4.3 percent annually through 2015 to 30.5 million metric tons, driven by increasing tire output as global motor vehicle production accelerates from a weak base. The Asia/Pacific market will remain dominant ...
  • World Rubber Procesing Chemcials to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including LANXESS, Solutia and Chemtura
    • Global demand for rubber processing chemicals will rise 4.7 percent yearly to 1.4 million metric tons in 2015. China will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Accelerators and processing aids will be among the fastest growing types, while ant...
  • World Salt to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including K+S, China National Salt Industry and Cargill
    • Global demand for salt will rise 2.9 percent annually through 2015 to 327 million metric tons. Growth in chemical production, especially in China, will fuel most new demand. Demand will also benefit from shale gas drilling in North America, which will ...
  • World Security Equipment to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for security equipment will advance 7.0 percent annually to $117 billion in 2016. The fastest gains will be in parts of Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East where security markets are relatively underdeveloped. The dominant el...
  • World Security Services to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global demand for private contract security services will increase 7.4 percent annually to $244 billion in 2016. China, India, Mexico, Russia, and South Africa will lead gains, but the US will remain the largest consumer. Contract guarding will continu...
  • World Siding (Cladding) - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including LIXIL, Kingspan Group and Nichiha
    • The global siding market is projected to rise 5.1 percent annually to 5.7 billion square meters in 2017, valued at $89 billion. North America will be the fastest growing regional market, while the Asia/Pacific region will remain dominant. Masonry and c...
  • World Silicones - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for silicones will rise 5.7 percent annually to $19.3 billion in 2019. The Asia/Pacific region will continue to be the strongest source of additional silicone demand, with electronics remaining its largest outlet. Construction will be the fastest growing ...
  • World Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including DuPont, Hanwha and Cosentino
    • Global demand for cast polymers will grow 7.9 percent annually to 252 million square meters in 2016. Most projected growth will be attributable to China, a country with an emerging domestic cast polymer industry and large construction sector. Engineere...
  • World Specialty Silicas to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Evonik Industries, WR Grace and Rhodia
    • World demand for specialty silicas will grow 5.6 percent annually to 2.8 million metric tons in 2016. Precipitated silica will remain dominant, with good growth fueled by the adoption of “green tires”, especially in North America and the Asia/Pacific r...
  • World Thermoplastic Elastomers - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Kraton Performance Polymers, LyondellBasell and Sinopec
    • World thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) demand will rise 5.5 percent per year to 5.8 million metric tons in 2017. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market and will grow the fastest. Styrene block copolymers (SBCs) will continue as the leading...
  • World Tires - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bridgestone, Michelin and Goodyear
    • World demand for tires is forecast to rise 4.3 percent per year to 2.9 billion units in 2017. Gains will continue to be led by developing countries in the Asia/Pacific region, particularly China and India. Growth in the dominant motor vehicle market wi...
  • World Tractors to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Caterpillar, Deere, and AGCO
    • World demand for tractors will rise 6.8 percent annually through 2016 to $122 billion. Gains in the Asia/Pacific region will be more than twice that of any other region, with China alone claiming nearly one-third of the global total. Agricultural tract...
  • World Turbines to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • The world market for turbines and related products (turbine-based engines, generators, and generator sets) is forecast to rise 6.4 percent annually to $162 billion in 2016. Wind turbines will remain the largest and fastest growing segment (albeit at a ...
  • World Water Desalination to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including GE Water & Process Technologies, Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, and Veolia Environnement
    • World demand for water desalination products and services will grow 9.3 percent annually through 2015. The Africa/Mideast region will remain the dominant market, while the Asia/Pacific region grows the fastest. Reverse osmosis and other membrane-based ...
  • World Water Disinfection Products to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • World demand for water disinfection products will rise 5.5 percent annually to $7.7 billion in 2016. China and the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions will be the fastest growing markets. A shift in the product mix from elemental chlorine towards h...
  • World Water Infrastructure Equipment to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Xylem, Grundfos and Tyco International
    • World demand for water infrastructure equipment will rise 6.5 percent per year to $101.7 billion in 2016. In less developed nations, gains will be prompted by expansion of water supply services. In most developed nations, gains will result from upgrade...
  • World Water Pipe to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global demand for water pipe is forecast to increase 7.5 percent per year through 2017 to 10.9 billion meters. China alone will account for one-third of the increase, with other industrializing countries in Asia -- such as India and Indonesia -- and in...
  • World Water Treatment Chemicals - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including General Electric, Kemira and BASF
    • World water treatment chemical demand will rise 5.8 percent per year to $30.6 billion in 2017. The fastest growth will occur in developing regions, driven by rising industrial water quality standards, more complex manufacturing processes, and efforts t...
  • World Water Treatment Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including General Electric, Siemens Water Technonogies and Ecolab
    • Demand for water treatment equipment in the US is expected to rise 5.3 percent annually to $15.0 billion in 2019. Conventional filtration will remain the largest product segment, while disinfection equipment and membrane systems will be the fastest growing types. ...
  • World Well Stimulation Materials - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Fairmount Minerals, CARBO Ceramics and Momentive Specialty Chemicals
    • World demand for well stimulation materials will grow more than 12 percent per year to over 65 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $23 billion. Both proppants and chemicals will grow at similar annual rates. The US will remain the dominant market wh...
  • World Windows & Doors to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Through 2017, global demand for windows and doors is expected to rise 7.1 percent annually to $223 billion. China was the world’s largest window and door market in 2012, and will see its share of global demand rise to 36 percent of the total in 2017. P...
  • World Wound Management Products to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Johnson & Johnson, Covidien and Kinetic Concepts
    • World demand for wound management products will increase 5.3 percent annually to $39.3 billion in 2016. China will be the fastest growing market. Developed countries, led by the US, will remain a much larger market than developing countries. Wound heal...