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  • href="http://www.freedoniagroup.com/Nanotechnology-In-Health-Care.html">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 Joh
    • oup.com/Natural-Polymers.html">Natural Polymers to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including ...
  • Frozen Food Packaging to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Graphic Packaging, Huhtamaki and Bemis
    • US demand for frozen food packaging will climb 3.7 percent yearly through 2013. Gains will be driven by the popularity of convenience-type foods, the prevalence of microwave ovens, and technological advances in packaging. Frozen food specialties and me...
  • Gaskets & Seals to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Freudenberg, Federal-Mogul and Parker-Hannifin
    • US demand for gaskets and seals is forecast to increase 4.6 percent per annum to $9.6 billion in 2016. Compression packings, body seals and expanded graphite gaskets will register the strongest growth. The growing use of better-performing, higher-price...
  • Gears to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including General Motors, Ford and Eaton
    • US demand for gears and gear assemblies will rise 3.9 percent annually through 2013. Gains will be supported by rebounding levels of motor vehicle production, and by value gains from product improvements and upgrades such as transmissions with higher n...
  • Geosynthetics to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US geosynthetics demand is forecast to increase 6.6 percent per year to 1.3 billion square yards in 2017, spurred by improved spending on the construction of structures and roads. Geotextiles will remain the largest segment, while more application-spec...
  • Glass Fibers to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Owens Corning, Johns Manville and CertainTeed
    • US glass fiber demand will grow 3.3 percent annually through 2013. Glass wool fiber will lead gains based on a rebound in new home building and more intensive use of fiberglass insulation per new housing unit. Textile glass fiber will be driven mainly ...
  • Green Building Materials to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US green building materials demand is forecast to increase 11 percent annually to $86.6 billion in 2017. Permeable pavement and structural products (e.g., recycled concrete, FSC-certified lumber) will grow the fastest. Exterior products such as energy-...
  • Green Packaging to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble and Wal-Mart
    • US demand for green packaging will rise 3.9 percent annually through 2014, outpacing growth in overall packaging demand. The fastest gains are anticipated for degradable packaging -- from a relatively small base -- and for plastic recycled content pack...
  • Gypsum Products in North America to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including USG, National Gypsum and Georgia-Pacific
    • North American gypsum demand will rise 2.7 percent annually through 2013, based mainly on a recovery in US new housing. Synthetic gypsum will continue to increase its share of crude gypsum production. Regular gypsum board, water-resistant board, veneer...
  • Hard Surface Flooring to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for hard surface flooring will rise 5.0 percent per year to 9.3 billion square feet in 2017. Vinyl will remain the largest product segment and will grow the fastest, followed by tile and wood. The residential market will outpace nonresidentia...
  • High Performance Composites to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Hexcel, Cytec and Toray
    • US demand for polymer materials containing advanced fiber reinforcements is forecast to rise almost 15 percent per year to $10.2 billion in 2016. Aerospace will remain the dominant and fastest growing market, followed by the energy market. Carbon will ...
  • High-Performance Flat Glass to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for high-performance flat glass products is forecast to rise 8.2 percent annually to $9.2 billion in 2017. Solar control glass such as low-emissivity (low-e) glass will grow the fastest, while security and safety glass will remain the largest...
  • High-Temperature Plastics to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for high-temperature plastics will rise 5.8 percent per year to $3.1 billion in 2017. Advances in the key fluoropolymers segment will trail the average growth rate, but these resins will continue to offer the best opportunities for growth. Po...
  • Home & Garden Pesticides to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Scotts Miracle-Gro, Spectrum Brands, and SC Johnson & Son
    • US demand for home and garden pesticides is projected to increase 3.2 percent per year to $2.3 billion in 2016. Insecticides and fungicides will be the fastest growing types. Household applications will outpace lawn and garden uses, promoted by increas...
  • Home Medical Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Baxter International, Philips Healthcare and ResMed
    • US demand for home medical equipment will increase 8.2 percent annually to $12.6 billion in 2018, driven by technological advances and cost containment efforts. Remote monitoring and real-time systems based on telemedicine technology will be the fastes...
  • Home Organization Products to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for home organization products will increase 4.0 percent per year to $9.4 billion in 2017. Modular units will be the fastest growing product type and will surpass shelving as the second largest segment. Organization products used in garages a...
  • HVAC Equipment to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including United Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand and Goodman Global
    • Demand in the US for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment is projected to increase 5.1 percent annually through 2015. Unitary air conditioners will offer the best opportunities in the cooling system market. Heat pumps will remain ...
  • Implantable Medical Devices to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific
    • US demand for implantable medical devices is forecast to increase 7.7 percent annually to $52 billion in 2015. Orthopedic implants will remain the largest segment and be one of the fastest growing. Pacing devices will lead gains among cardiovascular im...
  • Industrial & Institutional (I&I) Cleaning Chemicals - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Ecolab, Diversey and Clorox
    • Demand for industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaning chemicals in the US is forecast to rise more than three percent per year through 2018 to $11.5 billion. Disinfectants and sanitizers will be the fastest growing product segment. The commercial mark...
  • Industrial Controls in China to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including People Electric Appliances Group, Schneider Electric, and DELIXI Group
    • Demand for industrial controls in China is projected to rise 13.6 percent annually through 2015 to 259 billion yuan. Advanced control products will continue to rise faster than conventional controls. Electrical and electronic equipment will be the fast...
  • Industrial Fasteners - 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
    • US demand for industrial fasteners will rise 4.3 percent yearly to $14.8 billion in 2017. Alternative joining methods such as adhesives, clinching and welding will prevent further gains. Externally threaded standard fasteners will remain the most commo...
  • Industrial Fasteners in China to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Gem-Year Industrial, Changshu Standard Parts and Dongfeng Motor
    • Demand for industrial fasteners in China will rise 10.7 percent annually through 2013, driven mainly by rapid growth in the production of industrial machinery and motor vehicles. Externally threaded fasteners will remain dominant and lead gains among s...
  • Industrial 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
    • Total US industrial gas demand, including some captive consumption, will grow 4.9 percent annually through 2013. The petroleum and natural gas industry will remain the dominant and fastest growing market, driven by the massive amounts of hydrogen neede...
  • Industrial Rubber Products to 2014 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bridgestone, Veyance Technologies and Carlisle
    • US industrial rubber product demand will rise 6 percent annually through 2014, driven mainly by rebounding levels of motor vehicle production and accelerating output in the machinery industry. Mechanical rubber goods will remain dominant and grow the f...
  • Industrial Valves to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Tyco, Emerson Electric and SPX
    • US industrial valve demand will reach $15.2 billion in 2013, supported in part by ongoing development of better performing, advanced valves. Process manufacturing and utilities will remain dominant markets while construction grows the fastest. Standard...
  • Infection Prevention Products & Services - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Becton Dickinson, Cardinal Health and STERIS
    • US demand for infection prevention products and services will expand 4.8 percent annually to $24.6 billion in 2018. Safety enhanced medical devices and infectious waste disposal items will be the fastest growing supplies, while protective apparel and t...
  • Insulated Wire & Cable to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for insulated wire and cable is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year through 2017 to $29.2 billion. The recovering US construction industry will benefit building and power wire and cable. Fiber optic cable demand will remain strong, dri...
  • Insulation - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Owens Corning, Johns Manville and CertainTeed
    • US demand for insulation is projected to advance 7.6 percent annually to $10.3 billion in 2017. The residential market will see double-digit annual gains based on a strong rebound in housing starts. Fiberglass insulation will remain the market leader a...
  • Insulation in China to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Owens Corning, Dow Chemical, and Shandong Luyang Share
    • Demand for insulation materials in China is projected to grow 9.4 percent per annum through 2016 to 65.7 billion yuan. Foamed plastic will remain the dominant product while mineral wool and fiberglass will grow the fastest from small bases. Residential...
  • In Vitro Diagnostic Products to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Roche, Johnson & Johnson and Danahar)
    • US demand for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products will rise 6.1 percent annually to $24.7 billion in 2016. Molecular diagnostic products will grow the fastest due to their advantages in the detection of infectious diseases, tumors and genetic disorders....
  • Janitorial Equipment & Supplies - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Newell Rubbermaid, Nilfisk-Advance and Tennant
    • US demand for janitorial equipment and supplies (excluding chemical and most household-grade products) will advance 1.7 percent per year through 2017 to $7.2 billion. Manual cleaning products and bags and containers will be the fastest growing types. T...
  • Labels - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Label demand in the US is projected to climb 4.2 percent annually to $19.1 billion in 2017. Paper will continue to account for the majority of label stock, but plastic stock will continue to capture share from paper in a broad range of label applicatio...
  • Lamps - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including General Electric, OSRAM Licht and Royal Philips
    • US demand for lamps is forecast to be restrained in unit terms, due to a ban on the manufacture and sale of most general service incandescent lamps. More expensive halogen lamps and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps will be the fastest growing produ...
  • Landscaping Products to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for landscaping products is projected to grow 6.9 percent per year through 2017 to $6.5 billion. Hardscape products will grow the fastest, driven by demand for patios and other features of outdoor rooms. The residential market will be the fas...
  • Large Diameter Pipe to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Advanced Drainage Systems, Rinker Materials, and US Steel
    • US large diameter pipe demand will rise 6.2 percent yearly through 2016 to 197 million feet. Storm and sanitary sewers will remain the leading market, while drainage and water transmission will grow the fastest. Concrete pipe will rebound from a depres...
  • Lawn, Garden & Agricultural Packaging to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Greif, Bemis and Exopack
    • US lawn, garden and agricultural packaging demand will reach $1.7 billion in 2013. Consumer preferences for convenient, user-friendly packaging will benefit reclosable pouches, dispensing closures and other value-added types. Agriculture will remain th...
  • Lawn & Garden Consumables - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Scotts Miracle-Gro, TurfCare Supply and Central Garden & Pet
    • US demand for packaged lawn and garden consumables will rise 3.4 percent annually to $9.0 billion in 2018. Fertilizer will remain the largest type while growing media and seeds will increase the fastest. Organic formulations will outpace the dominant c...
  • LEDs & High Efficiency Lighting - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including GE Lighting, OSRAM SYLVANIA and Philips Lighting
    • US demand for high efficiency lighting will increase 10.4 percent annually to $11.7 billion in 2017, driven by a ban on incandescent lamps. The market for light emitting diodes (LEDs) will nearly double in size as they supplant traditional lamps in nea...
  • Lighting Fixtures - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Acuity Brands, Royal Philips and Cooper Lighting
    • Demand for lighting fixtures in the US will rise 7.7 percent annually to $32.5 billion in 2018. The dominant construction market will be the fastest growing segment, as it rebounds from the decline of the 2008-2013 period. Nonportable fixtures will rem...
  • Lightweight Automotive Materials in North America - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Alcoa, Aleris International and SABIC Innovative Plastics
    • North American demand for lightweight automotive materials will rise 5.2 percent annually to 22.3 billion pounds in 2018. Gains will be driven mainly by increasingly strict automobile fuel economy mandates. The dominant metals segment (e.g., aluminum, ...
  • Lubricant Additives to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • US demand for lubricant additives is forecast to increase 4.3 percent annually to nearly $3.9 billion in 2017. Deposit control additives will remain the largest product segment. Friction modifiers and antioxidants will be the fastest growing additives ...
  • Lubricants - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Shell, Exxon Mobil and Chevron
    • US lubricant demand will rise less than one percent annually to 2.5 billion gallons in 2018, valued at $27.5 billion. Although growth will be modest, this will be a reversal of an outright drop in demand between 2008 and 2013. Improved efficiency and l...
  • Machine Tools in China - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Shenyang Machine Tool Group, Dalian Machine Tool Group and Beijing Jingcheng Machinery Electric
    • Demand for machine tools in China is forecast to increase 9.2 percent per annum to �600 billion in 2017. Both metal cutting and forming machine tools and machine tool accessories will grow at a similarly strong pace. Transportation equipment and electr...
  • Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging to 2017 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Demand for meat, poultry, and seafood packaging is forecast to increase 3.2 percent annually to $9.7 billion in 2017. Flexible packaging will outpace rigid, based on solid prospects for pouches and high barrier film. Poultry will be the fastest growing...
  • Medical Plastics to 2012 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Dow Chemical, BASF and Bayer
    • US demand for medical plastics will reach $6.55 billion in 2012, based in part on heightened concerns over infection control and increased use of disposable medical products and supplies. Smaller-volume engineering plastics will outpace commodity plast...
  • Medium- & Heavy-Duty Truck Aftermarket to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bridgestone, Goodyear Tire & Rubber and Michelin
    • The US aftermarket for medium- and heavy-duty (MD/HD) truck parts will grow 3.8% annually through 2013. Exterior and structural components such as tires will remain the largest segment, while electrical and electronic components see the fastest gains. ...
  • Membrane Separation Technologies to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Pall, General Electric and Millipore
    • Demand for membranes in the US is expected to increase 7.7 percent per year to $5.4 billion in 2016, driven by water and wastewater regulations. Polymeric membranes will remain the dominant material. Microfiltration membranes will continue as the large...
  • Metal Finishing Chemicals to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Dow Chemical, Atotech and Enthone
    • US metal finishing chemicals demand will reach $2.2 billion in 2013, driven in part by more demand for higher-value and safer alternative chemicals. Plating chemicals will remain dominant while the proprietary additives and other chemical segment will ...
  • Metal Powders to 2015 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including GKN, Allegheny Technologies and Höganäs
    • US metal powder demand will grow 6.2 percent annually to $4.8 billion in 2015, driven primarily by increased output in several key industries. Ferrous metal powders will outpace nonferrous types in volume terms, but nonferrous metal powders will remain...
  • Microwave Packaging to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Alcan Packaging, Associated Packaging Technologies and Rock-Tenn
    • US microwave packaging demand will climb seven percent annually through 2013, driven in part by demand for more convenient meals coupled with the prevalence of microwave ovens. Frozen foods will remain the top use while fresh prepared foods will lead g...
  • Mining Equipment in China to 2013 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group, Northern Heavy Industries Group and Caterpillar
    • Demand for mining equipment in China is projected to grow 7.1 percent annually through 2013. Underground mining machinery will remain the largest product group, while crushing, pulverizing and screening equipment grows the fastest. Coal mining will con...
  • Molding & Trim to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Headwaters, Woodgrain Millwork, and Sierra Pacific Industries
    • US demand for molding and trim is forecast to rise nearly 11 percent per year to $9.0 billion in 2016, driven by a sharp rebound in housing and building construction. Stairwork will be the fastest growing product, while engineered wood the fastest grow...
  • 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
    • US demand for paint and coatings will rise 4.2 percent annually to 1.5 billion gallons in 2017. The architectural market will remain dominant and grow the fastest, with the residential segment offering the best opportunities. The manufacturing market w...
  • 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 Food Packaging - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Silgan, Coveris and Ball
    • US demand for pet food packaging will rise 4.8 percent annually to $2.5 billion in 2018. Pouches will be the fastest growing packaging type based on their consumer convenience features and light weight. For small packages of dry food, pouches will cont...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Kohler, Masco and Moen
    • US demand for plumbing fixtures and fittings is projected to advance 6.3 percent per year through 2017 to $12 billion. The residential market will account for over three-fifths of demand and will see the most rapid annual gains. Fixtures will outpace f...
  • Pouches - 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 4.6 percent per year to $9.4 billion in 2018. Stand-up pouches will remain a major growth segment while flat pouches will remain dominant. Nonfood markets will outpace the dominant food and beverage...
  • 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 - 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
    • US demand for power and hand tools is forecast to increase 2.9 percent annually through 2018 to $12.7 billion. Cordless electric power tools will remain the fastest growing segment, and will surpass plug-in electrics as the largest power tool category ...
  • 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 to 2016 - 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 5.4 percent annually to $64.5 billion in 2016. Security consulting will lead gains, followed closely by systems integration and management. Alarm monitoring and correctional facilities manage...
  • 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
    • US demand for produce packaging is forecast to increase 3.3 percent per year to $5.7 billion in 2017. Corrugated boxes will remain the most common type, while plastic containers will grow the fastest. Fruit applications will lead gains based on more fr...
  • 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 - 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
    • US protective packaging demand is projected to increase 4.5 percent per year to $6.4 billion in 2018. E-commerce fulfillment will drive gains for protective mailers, air pillows and bubble packaging. Insulated shipping containers will benefit from temp...
  • 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...
  • Shake Gas & Tight Oil: Products & Services - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Halliburton, Schlumberger and Baker Hughes
    • US demand for shale gas and tight oil products and services is forecast to rise 3.5 percent annually to $98 billion in 2017. Stimulation materials will be the fastest growing products, while completion and production will pace the services sector. The ...
  • Siding - 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 increase 7.1 percent annually to 103.5 million squares in 2018, valued at $12.1 billion. Brick, concrete and stone siding will grow the fastest, driven by their durability and low maintenance, especially for n...
  • Silicones - 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 4.7 percent annually to $4.3 billion in 2018, with volume rising 3.2 percent per year to 900 million pounds. Silicone elastomers will grow the fastest, overtaking fluids as the leading product type. The cons...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Dow Chemical, LyondellBasell and Exxon Mobil
    • US demand for solvents is expected to increase at a 1.5 percent annual pace through 2018 to 11 billion pounds. Growing environmental concerns and regulatory pressure will drive demand for �green� solvents that are derived from renewable raw materials. ...
  • 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 to 2017 - 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 advance 5.2 percent per year to $8.0 billion in 2017. Barrier films will be a key driver in the dominant packaging market, based on a rapid rise in case-ready meat packaging. The construction market will 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 - 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 American Cast Iron Pipe
    • Water and wastewater pipe demand in the US will grow 7.7 percent per year to $18.1 billion in 2018. Municipal end uses will continue to claim a majority of demand, while building construction will be the fastest growing market. The best opportunities b...
  • 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 to 2017 - 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 to 2013 - 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
    • Demand for waxes in the US is forecast to reach $2.5 billion in 2013. Value gains will be based on a shift to more expensive types. Volume growth will be driven by use of waxes in building boards, coatings, adhesives, plastics and rubber. Petroleum wax...
  • 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 - 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
    • US demand for well stimulation materials will climb 10.6 percent annually to $15.2 billion in 2018. Efforts to improve well productivity and develop unconventional resources will continue to change the product mix. Proppants are the largest material ty...
  • Windows & Doors - 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 projected to rise 6.9 percent per year through 2018 to $31.9 billion. Plastic windows and doors will be the fastest growing products while metal types will remain the largest segment. Metal and wood products wi...
  • 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 - 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 demand for wind turbine systems is forecast to reach $18.9 billion in 2018, a nearly nine-fold increase over severely depressed 2013 levels. The market for wind turbines tends to be highly volatile due to its reliance on government incentives. Feed-...
  • 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...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Trex, CPG Building Products and Fiberon
    • US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber will rise 9.8 percent annually to $5.5 billion in 2018. Decking will remain the largest application and will grow the fastest, based on alternative lumber�s minimal maintenance and long service li...
  • Wood Protection Coatings & Preservatives - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Sherwin-Williams, PPG Industries and Rockwood Holdings
    • Demand for wood protection coatings and preservatives will rise 4.5 percent per year through 2018 to $4.8 billion. Gains will be driven by a rebound in residential construction. The dominant coatings segment will continue to outpace preservatives. Wood...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Saint-Gobain, 3M and Winoa Group
    • World demand for abrasives is forecast to rise 5.8 percent annually to $40 billion in 2017. Over half of additional demand will be attributable to China, the world�s leading national market. Coated and bonded abrasives, which account for most product s...
  • World Activated Carbon - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Calgon Carbon, Cabot Norit Activated Carbon and MeadWestvaco
    • World demand for activated carbon is projected to rise 8.1 percent per year to 2.1 million metric tons in 2018, driven by tightening pollution regulations and rising manufacturing activity. North America will remain the largest activated carbon market,...
  • 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 Amines - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Taminco, BASF and Huntsman
    • World demand for amines will rise 3.8 percent annually to 7.0 million metric tons in 2017. Advances will be led by China and other developing economies throughout Asia, the Africa/Mideast region and South America. Based on their versatility, low cost a...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including PetroChina, Shell and GAFMC
    • World demand for asphalt is projected to rise 3.6 percent annually through 2017 from a weak 2012 base to 121 million metric tons. The Asia/Pacific region has overtaken North America as the largest regional market and will continue to record the fastest...
  • 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 sales for cement are forecast to expand more than five percent annually through 2017 to over 4.7 billion metric tons. Demand will rebound sharply in North America and Western Europe, while growth in China will decelerate yet still achieve impress...
  • World Cement & Concrete Additives - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Master Builder Solutions, Sika and Grace Construction Products
    • Global demand for cement and concrete additives will rise 9.3 percent annually to $21.2 billion in 2017. All regions will post strong growth, while the Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market. Chemical additives will post strong growth based...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Volkswagen, Caterpillar and Cummins
    • Global diesel engine sales are forecast to rise 7.7 percent per year through 2017 to $248.5 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant and fastest-growing geographic market. Motor vehicles will remain the dominant end-use market, but wil...
  • 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 Filters - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including MANN+HUMMEL, MAHLE and Donaldson
    • Global demand for filters is projected to increase a healthy 6.2 percent annually to $80.0 billion in 2018. Most gains will come from large, developing industrial areas with nascent regulatory schemes, such as China and Indonesia. Manufacturing will be...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bemis, Ardagh Group and Silgan Holdings
    • World demand for food containers is forecast to rise 4.5 percent annually to $139 billion in 2017. While the US remains by far the world�s largest user of food containers, the most significant growth will occur in India and China. Bags and pouches will...
  • World Food Processing Machinery to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including
    • Global sales of food processing machinery are expected to climb 7.3 percent per year to $53.3 billion in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region will record the fastest demand gains, led by China, India, Indonesia and Thailand. Bakery and pasta machinery will re...
  • 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 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Bloom Energy, Panasonic and JX Holdings
    • Global demand for commercial fuel cells will almost triple to $4 billion in 2017, and then triple again by 2022 to $12 billion. Motor vehicle, portable electronics and industrial stationary/motive power applications will grow the fastest. Japan and the...
  • 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 will reach 61.3 million units in 2018 on 2.9 percent yearly advances. The Asia/Pacific region will own the most new housing units, while the Africa/Mideast housing stock region will grow the fastest. Multifamily housin...
  • World HVAC Equipment - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including GD Midea, Gree Electric Appliances and Daikin Industries
    • Global demand for HVAC equipment is forecast to rise 5.7 percent annually to $120 billion in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant geographic market, while North America grows the fastest. Heat pumps will lead gains based on lower pene...
  • World Hybrid & Electric Vehicles - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Toyota, Honda and BMW
    • World hybrid and electric vehicle (H/EV) sales will more than double through 2018, accounting for nearly one-quarter of all new motor vehicles sold. Gains will be led by micro and mild hybrids, which are conventional vehicles equipped with relatively l...
  • World Hydrogen - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Air Products, Air Liquide and Praxair
    • World consumption of captive and merchant hydrogen is projected to increase 3.5 percent annually through 2018 to more than 300 billion cubic meters. Gains will be driven by the increasing use of hydrogen in refinery hydroprocessing, especially in devel...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Imerys, BASF and KaMin
    • Global demand for kaolin is forecast to rise 3.3 percent per year to 28.7 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $4.4 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing geographic market. Paper and paperboard production will r...
  • 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 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 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 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
    • Growth in worldwide demand for packaging machinery is expected to climb at a 4.6 percent annual pace through 2017 to $41.8 billion. Machines used in the packaging of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products will post the most rapid gains....
  • World Paint & Coatings - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including PPG Industries, Akzo Nobel and Sherwin-Williams
    • Global demand for paint and coatings will rise 5.2 percent annually to 51.6 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $186 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market and account for half of global demand by 2017. T...
  • World Pallets - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including Schoeller Allibert, PalletOne and CHEP
    • Global sales of pallets are projected to climb 5.0 percent annually through 2017 to 5.1 billion units. The Asia/Pacific region will be the fastest growing market and will surpass North America as the largest. Plastic pallets will grow the fastest based...
  • 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 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Companies including 3M, tesa and Nitto Denko
    • World demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes is projected to increase 5.0 percent annually to more than 50 billion square meters in 2018. Growth will remain the fastest in China, India and other rapidly developing countries, while more deve...
  • 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 Refrat�rios
    • 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 - 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
    • Global demand for roofing is projected to increase 3.7 percent per year through 2018 to 12.6 billion square meters. China and the US will account for over one-half of all global gains. Tile roofing will benefit from intensive use in the thriving Asia/P...
  • 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 to 2017 - 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 5.9 percent per year to $18.9 billion in 2017. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing market, but the rate of growth will slow. The construction segment will grow the fastest based on a ...
  • 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
    • World demand for water treatment equipment is expected to grow 6.9 percent per year to $53.4 billion in 2017. Developing areas will show strong growth based on improved access to treated drinking water and sanitation facilities, particularly through gr...
  • 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...









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