Nanotechnology in Health Care - Industry Market Research Study #2622

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 supplies and devices grow the fastest from a small base.

Natural Flavors & Fragrances- Industry Market Research Study #3476

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Natural Flavors & Fragrances presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by market (food, cosmetics and toiletries, beverages, environmental fragrance goods, cleaning products, other) and product (essential oils and natural extracts, natural flavor blends, natural aroma chemicals).

Natural Polymers - Industry Market Research Study #2963

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the US natural polymer industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by market (e.g., medical, food and beverages, oilfield, construction, cosmetics and toiletries, adhesives, packaging, paint and ink) and product (e.g., cellulose ethers, starch and fermentation products, exudate and vegetable gums, marine polymers, natural phenolics and polyphenols). The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

Natural Polymers- Industry Market Research Study #3415

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes US demand for natural polymers. It presents historical data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by market (e.g., food and beverages, medical, oilfield, cosmetics and toiletries, paint and inks, construction, adhesives) and product (e.g., cellulose ethers, starch and fermentation polymers, exudates and vegetable gums, protein-based polymers, marine polymers). The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems - Industry Market Research Study #2780

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 applications are expected to post the fastest gains of any major market.

Nonwovens - Industry Market Research Study #2983

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. Spunmelt nonwovens will continue as the largest product segment and carded will be the second largest.

Oil & Gas Infrastructure - Industry Market Research Study #2922

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 drilling sites. Compressors will grow the fastest. The Eastern US will post the strongest regional gains.

Oilfield Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2821

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US oilfield chemical demand will rise 8.3 percent yearly through 2015, driven by the recovery of oil prices and the development of shale gas resources. Stimulation and cementing chemicals will be the fastest growing products, followed by drilling fluids. Natural gums, polymers, acids and surfactants will be among the best prospects in raw materials.

Oilfield Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3065

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 specialty chemicals as well as gases, while demand for polymers will decline.

Oilfield Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3352

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for oilfield chemicals will rise 5.8 percent annually to $10.3 billion in 2019. Stimulation chemicals and drilling fluid additives will remain the largest and fastest growing types, but will slow considerably from the rapid pace of the 2009-2014 period. Key trends include a shift toward slickwater fracturing fluids and high-performance drilling muds.

Outdoor Furniture & Grills - Industry Market Research Study #2828

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for outdoor furniture and grill products is expected to rise 4.0 percent annually to nearly $7 billion in 2015. The grill and related accessories segment will see the fastest growth, followed by the larger outdoor furniture and accessories segment. An expected rebound in the housing market will offer opportunities in the dominant residential sector.

Outdoor Furniture & Grills- Industry Market Research Study #3102

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the US outdoor furniture and grill industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product (e.g., outdoor furniture, cushions and covers, umbrellas and hammocks, grills, patio heating products), market (e.g., residential, nonresidential) and US geographic region. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

Outdoor Furniture & Grills- Industry Market Research Study #3344

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for outdoor furniture, heaters, grills, and accessories is forecast to rise 3.7 percent annually to $9.1 billion in 2019. Trends toward at-home al fresco entertainment and "staycations" will support gains. Outdoor furniture and accessories will remain dominant, while patio heating products will grow the fastest from a small base.

Outdoor Noise Barriers- Industry Market Research Study #3334

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for outdoor noise barriers in the US is forecast to rise 3.7 percent annually to 9.5 million square feet in 2019, valued at $191 million. Concrete will remain the dominant material and will offer the best growth opportunities. Highways will remain by far the largest market, but will be outpaced by the building construction segment.

Packaging Machinery in China - Industry Market Research Study #2638

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for packaging machinery in China will grow 8.7 percent yearly through 2014, driven by growth in packaged food and beverages, drugs and personal care products. Filling and form/fill/seal equipment will remain the largest segment, while labeling and coding types grows the fastest.

Packaging Machinery in China - Industry Market Research Study #2918

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 medical, pharmaceutical and personal care market will lead gains.

Paint & Coatings - Industry Market Research Study #2812

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for paint and coatings is forecast to increase 7.8 percent annually through 2015, as the industry continues to favor higher-value formulations to meet increasingly stringent regulations. The large architectural sector will be the fastest growing market, with the interior segment remaining larger and growing faster than its exterior counterpart.

Paint & Coatings - Industry Market Research Study #3073

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will also expand at a healthy pace, led by the metal building components segment.

Paint & Coatings- Industry Market Research Study #3317

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for paint and coatings is forecast to grow 3.8 percent annually to 1.4 billion gallons in 2019. Architecture will remain the largest market and grow the fastest. Water-based formulations will remain dominant and continue to gain market share. New technologies such as nanostructured coatings will drive future growth.

Pallets - Industry Market Research Study #2766

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for pallets is forecast to rise 6.1 percent annually through 2015. Pallets made from wood -- primarily lumber -- will continue to account for nearly 95 percent of demand, while plastic and metal pallets grow at double-digit rates. New pallet demand will outpace the dominant refurbished pallet segment.

Pallets - Industry Market Research Study #3033

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fastest growing segment, outpacing manufacturing as both markets rebound from recent declines.

Pallets- Industry Market Research Study #3314

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The total number of pallets in use in the US will grow 1.7 percent annually through 2019 to 1.4 billion units. Wood will remain the dominant material but plastic, metal and corrugated paper pallets will grow faster and gain market share, albeit from small bases. Manufacturing will remain the dominant market, but warehousing will grow the fastest.

Paper versus Plastics in Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2698

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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-piece high visibility plastic containers.

Pesticides - Industry Market Research Study #2877

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 segment and show the strongest growth. The agricultural market will remain dominant and grow the fastest.

Pet Food Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3170

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 continue to supplant bags. Chilled and frozen pet food will be the fastest growing application.

Pet Health: Products & Services- Industry Market Research Study #2660

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US retail spending on pet health products and services will rise 6.5 percent annually through 2014. Pet insurance will be the fastest growing service from a small base. Pharmaceuticals recently became the largest product category--surpassing parasiticides--and will be among the fastest growing, second only to dietary supplements.

Pet Health: Products & Services- Industry Market Research Study #2913

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. Pharmaceuticals and parasiticides will remain the largest product segments.

Pharmaceutical Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3280

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for pharmaceutical chemicals will rise 6.5 percent annually to $46.9 billion in 2019. Hormones will be the fastest growing products, led by active ingredients of anticancer, antidiabetic, and hormone replacement formulations. Central nervous system chemicals will remain the largest segment, and will be the second fastest growing.

Pharmaceutical Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2645

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. Parenteral containers and labels will be among the fastest growing types.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Products- Industry Market Research Study #3193

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the US will rise 4.9 percent annually to $22.1 billion in 2018. Growth will accelerate slightly from the pace of the 2008-2013 period as drug makers upgrade the barrier, security, and functional properties of their packaging systems. Among all pharmaceutical packaging product groups, parenteral containers will post the fastest gains in demand as advances in biotechnology lead to the introduction of new injectable therapies adapted to prefillable syringes, unit dose vials, and premixed IV bags.

Plastic & Competitive Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #2738

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for pipe is forecast to advance 6.6 percent annually through 2015. Gains will be driven in part by a rebound in construction activity and an improved outlook for state and municipal infrastructure spending. PVC and other plastic pipe will be the fastest-growing pipe material, while steel pipe will remain the leading material.

Plastic & Competitive Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #2958

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 the leading pipe material in value terms, based on its dominance in the oil and gas market.

Plastic & Competitive Pipe- Industry Market Research Study #3181

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for pipe is expected to grow 7.3 percent per year through 2018, reaching $63.5 billion and a total length of 11.35 billion feet of pipe. Gains will be driven by the continuing shift in the US energy industry. Increasing exploration and drilling activity -- particularly in the natural gas segment -- will spur demand for pipe, as will rising interest in the use of natural gas as an environmentally friendly alternative to coal. Line pipe will be needed for the gathering, transmission, and distribution pipe networks that transport gas from wellheads to power plants and other end users.

Plastic Containers - Industry Market Research Study #2672

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US plastic container demand will rise 4.3 percent yearly to 2014, driven by performance advantages over alternative packaging media. Bottles and jars will remain the dominant type, while pails and other containers grow the fastest. PET and HDPE will remain the most common resins while polypropylene leads gains.

Plastic Containers - Industry Market Research Study #2954

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the US plastic container industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type (e.g., bottles and jars; tubs, cups and bowls; pails; trays; cans; egg cartons; squeeze tubes) and resin (e.g., PET, HDPE, PP, PS, PVC, LDPE). The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

Plastic Film - Industry Market Research Study #2955

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and ethylene vinyl alcohol. Packaging will remain the dominant market, but will be outpaced by nonpackaging applications.

Plastic Film- Industry Market Research Study #3243

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for plastic film is expected to grow 1.5 percent per year through 2018 to 15.4 billion pounds, valued at $24.9 billion. Linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) will remain the most common film resin and maintain solid growth, while polypropylene and other resins such as degradable types will outpace it from smaller bases. The food packaging market will exhibit the fastest gains.

Plastic Foams- Industry Market Research Study #3114

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 the most commonly used plastic foam and will enjoy the best growth opportunities, led by flexible polyurethane foam.

Plastic Foams- Industry Market Research Study #3405

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes US demand for plastic foams. It presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) and forecasts (2015 and 2020) by market (e.g., foodservice and consumer disposables, protective packaging, containers, insulation, flooring and carpet backing, bedding, furniture, appliances, motor vehicles) and resin (e.g., polyurethane, polystyrene, polypropylene, HDPE). The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share, and profiles industry players.

Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings - Industry Market Research Study #2798

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for plumbing products will rise 7.1 percent annually through 2015, driven by a recovery in building construction and a rebound in the size and number of bathrooms per new housing unit. Fixtures will outpace fittings, spurred by rising unit demand for such higher-priced products as hot tubs and spas, whirlpool bathtubs and cast polymer lavatories.

Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings- Industry Market Research Study #3121

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fittings based on design trends toward more and higher-end fixtures in kitchens and bathrooms.

Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings- Industry Market Research Study #3346

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for plumbing fixtures and fittings will rise 6.3 percent annually to $12.3 billion in 2019. The larger fixtures segment will post faster gains, supported by consumer interest in higher-value products. The fittings segment will benefit from the replacement of older and less-efficient faucets and showerheads with newer models that use less water.

Polyurethane Market in the US by Raw Material, Type and Market, 2nd Edition- Industry Market Research Study #3463

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Polyurethane Market in the US by Raw Material, Type and Market, 2nd Edition analyzes the $24.5 billion US polyurethane industry. It present historical demand data (2005, 2020, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by raw materials (diisocyanates, polyols, and other materials), product (flexible foam, rigid foam, coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, thermoplastic elastomers, binders, and composites), market (construction, household products, transportation equipment, packaging, industrial, consumer and recreational, electronics, foundry, footwear, and medical).

Pouches - Industry Market Research Study #2899

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for pouches in the US is projected to increase 5.1 percent per year to $8.8 billion in 2016. Gains will be driven by faster growth for stand-up pouches stemming from sustainability, functional, and marketing advantages over alternative packaging media. The nonfood market will slightly outpace the dominant food market.

Pouches- Industry Market Research Study #3157

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 beverages segment, driven by expanded consumer product and medical and pharmaceutical applications.

Pouches- Industry Market Research Study #3383

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for pouches in the US will grow 4.4 percent annually through 2020 to $10.1 billion. Growth will be driven by the introduction of pouch packaging into new markets and the integration of high value features, such as resealable closures and spouts, in more mature markets. Stand-up pouches will remain the fastest growing type.

Power & Hand Tools - Industry Market Research Study #2695

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for power and hand tools will rise 4.1 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be driven by a rebound in housing starts and ongoing consumer interest in DIY and home remodeling activities. Power tools will continue to outpace hand tools, while professional demand will grow more rapidly than consumer demand.

Power & Hand Tools - Industry Market Research Study #2941

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for power and hand tools in the US will rise 4.8 percent per year to $13.1 billion in 2016. Power tools will outpace hand tools, as power tools -- especially cordless electric tools -- benefit from greater capacity for innovation. Professional demand growth will outpace consumer gains due to a rebound in housing starts and increases in manufacturing output.

Power & Hand Tools- Industry Market Research Study #3177

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 in 2023. The professional market will remain dominant over the consumer segment, and will grow the fastest.

Power Lawn & Garden Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2756

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Power Lawn & Garden Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #3008

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 outpace the dominant residential segment, driven by landscapers.

Power Lawn & Garden Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3340

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for power lawn and garden equipment will rise 3.2 percent annually to $11.7 billion in 2019. Turf and grounds equipment and hedge trimmers will be the fastest growing products, while lawnmowers remain the largest segment. Growth in the commercial market will continue to outpace the dominant residential segment.

Power Tools- Industry Market Research Study #3380

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the US power and hand tool industry. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (e.g., electric power tools, pneumatic power tools, hand service tools, edge tools, hand saws) and market (e.g., construction, automotive aftermarket, industrial, consumer). The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

Precast Concrete Products - Industry Market Research Study #2746

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for precast concrete products is forecast to rise 6.1 percent annually through 2015. Residential building will be the fastest growing market, led by foundations, basement walls and floors. Architectural components will be the fastest growing products, spurred by decorative facades, door and window surrounds and siding.

Precast Concrete Products- Industry Market Research Study #3244

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for precast concrete products is forecast to rise 6.4 percent per year to $12.2 billion in 2018. The dominant structural and architectural building component segments will grow the fastest as they rebound from previous steep declines. The residential market will see above average gains in precast concrete roofing tiles, siding and fencing.

Precast Concrete Products- Industry Market Research Study #3466

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Precast Concrete Products has historical data for 2005, 2010, and 2015, with forecasts for 2020 and 2025. Products covered by the study include: structural building components, architectural building components, transportation products, water and waste handling products, utility products, and cemetery products.

Prefabricated Housing - Industry Market Research Study #3001

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 grow the fastest. The South will remain the leading US regional market.

Pressure Sensitive Tapes- Industry Market Research Study #3361

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for pressure sensitive tapes is projected to increase 5.3 percent annually to $9.3 billion in 2019. Double-sided, masking and adhesive transfer tapes will be the fastest growing major products. The building and construction market will enjoy the most rapid increases.

Private Security Services - Industry Market Research Study #2675

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US sales of private contractual security services will rise 4.9 percent annually through 2014. Guarding and alarm monitoring will remain the largest segments while pre-employment screening, systems integration and management, and consulting will grow the fastest. The residential market will outpace nonresidential uses.

Private Security Services - Industry Market Research Study #2944

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 management will also do well. The residential market will outpace the dominant nonresidential segment.

Private Security Services- Industry Market Research Study #3268

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for private contracted security services will rise 4.2 percent annually through 2019 to $66.9 billion. Systems integration and security consulting will be the fastest growing services, while guarding and alarm monitoring will remain dominant. The nonresidential market will remain the largest segment, while the institutional market grows the fastest.

Produce Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2653

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for produce packaging will rise 3.6 percent annually through 2014. Corrugated boxes will remain the leading packaging type, while plastic containers see the fastest gains. Fruit applications will outpace the overall average, aided by trends toward healthier eating and increased availability of ready-to-eat fruit.

Produce Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3097

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fresh-cut fruit marketed for convenience and as a healthy snack option.

Produce Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3319

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for produce packaging in the US is forecast to increase 3.2 percent annually to $6.0 billion in 2019. Plastic containers and stand-up pouches will be among the fastest growing package formats, based on their aesthetic appeal and capability to increase brand marketing and recognition. Corrugated boxes will remain the leading type.

Proppants in North America - Industry Market Research Study #3048

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will continue as the dominant market while Canada will grow the fastest.

Proppants in North America- Industry Market Research Study #3302

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for proppants in North America is forecast to increase 7.6 percent annually through 2019 to 162 billion pounds, valued at $8.2 billion. Growth will slow from previously rapid gains as oil and gas prices remain subdued, with future demand driven by increases in proppant loadings in unconventional well completions.

Protective Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2619

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for protective packaging is forecast to climb 6.2 percent annually through 2014, driven in part by the continued proliferation of Internet shopping. Value gains will be helped by greater interest in recycled or biodegradable materials. The fastest growth is expected for air pillows, foamed plastics and bubble packaging.

Protective Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2839

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Protective packaging demand in the US is projected to increase 5.0 percent annually to $5.9 billion in 2016. The increasing popularity of Internet shopping will benefit protective mailers, air pillows and bubble packaging. A recovery in manufacturing will spur gains for foam and molded pulp protective packaging.

Protective Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3142

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical handling requirements and storage temperature requirements.

Protective Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3356

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for protective packaging in the US will rise 4.9 percent annually to $6.8 billion in 2019. The fulfillment of e-commerce sales will be the main driver of growth. Environmental concerns will favor air pillows and paper fill products over foam loose fill for goods delivered directly to consumers. Flexible protective packaging will continue to dominate.

Rechargeable (Secondary) Batteries- Industry Market Research Study #3458

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Rechargeable Batteries presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) by product (lead-acid, rechargeable lithium, nickel-metal hydride, nickel-cadmium, other) and market (motor vehicle, portable device, motive power, backup power, other).

Recreational Boating - Industry Market Research Study #2627

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The US recreational boating market (boats, propulsion systems and accessories) will rebound from depressed 2009 levels and grow 9.3 percent annually through 2014. Powerboats will pace the boat category, driven by technological advances such as newer propulsion systems and more advanced electronics.

Recreational Boating - Industry Market Research Study #2897

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. Powerboats will also benefit from newer propulsion systems and controls that simplify handling.

Recreational Boating- Industry Market Research Study #3203

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US recreational boating product sales will rise 6.1 percent annually to $13.1 billion in 2018. The dominant powerboat segment will benefit from newer engines that add versatility, such as those for pontoons that can pull inner-tubers or skiers. The personal watercraft segment will be aided by its low cost, entry-level market position.

Recreational Vehicles - Industry Market Research Study #3046

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 South and West regions will continue to lead sales and account for over three-quarters of all US demand.

Recycled Plastics - Industry Market Research Study #2961

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 continue as the top market, driven by food and beverage bottles and thermoformed containers.

Refinery Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2629

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and conversion will remain the largest and fastest growing applications.

Refractories - Industry Market Research Study #2704

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for refractory products is forecast to advance eight percent annually through 2014, reflecting a rebound in steel manufacturing from dismal 2009 levels. Preformed shapes and certain monolithics will see the strongest gains, based on their ease of use and versatility, respectively. Nonclay refractory materials will outpace clay types.

Refractories - Industry Market Research Study #2968

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and shapes will remain the dominant form, but will be slightly outpaced by monolithics and specialized forms.

Refractories- Industry Market Research Study #3295

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for refractories in the US will rise 3.3 percent per year through 2019 to $3.1 billion. Volume increases will be much more sluggish, as improvements in refractory designs enable less material to be used per ton of output. Nonclay refractories will outpace clay refractories based on performance advantages that boost the use of nonclay types.

Residential Kitchen & Bath Countertops in China - Industry Market Research Study #2890

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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, increasing 20 percent per year.

Residential Roofing- Industry Market Research Study #3436

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Residential Roofing presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (steep-slope metal, asphalt shingles, roofing tile, low-slope roofing, wood shingles and shakes), market (new, reroofing) and US region.

Residential Windows & Doors- Industry Market Research Study #3427

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Residential Windows & Doors provides historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (residential windows, residential doors, residential components and accessories), material (wood, plastic, metal), by market (new residential, improvements and repairs) and by housing type (single-family, multifamily, manufactured housing), as well as by region of the US. In addition, this study also assesses market environment factors, analyzes the industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles US industry competitors.

Retail E-Commerce Packaging Market in the US by Product, Market and Merchandise Type- Industry Market Research Study #3472

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $2.5 billion market for retail e-commerce packaging in the United States.

Retail Ready Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3433

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Retail Ready Packaging presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (corrugated boxes, plastic containers, corrugated floor displays, folding cartons, pad and shrink film packaging) and market (food, nonfood, beverages).

Rigid Bulk Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2737

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for rigid bulk packaging in the US is projected to advance 4.3 percent annually through 2015. Material handling containers and RIBCs will be the fastest growing types. Drums will remain the largest segment, with growth accelerating based on a rebound in chemical output. Durable goods markets will outpace the dominant nondurables segment.

Rigid Bulk Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2993

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 nondurables segment. Plastic will log the fastest gains by material.

Rigid Bulk Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3213

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for rigid bulk packaging will rise 4.0 percent per year to $7.3 billion in 2018. Rigid intermediate bulk containers (RIBCs) and material handling containers will see the fastest growth, while pails will overtake drums as the largest product segment. Plastic will outpace steel and paperboard to be the fastest growing rigid bulk packaging material.


Rigid Bulk Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3460

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the US rigid bulk packaging market. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by material, product (pails, drums, bulk boxes, material handling containers, RIBCs), and market (chemicals and pharmaceuticals; food and beverages; durable goods; agricultural and horticultural products; petroleum and lubricants; plastic, rubber and fiber; and other).

Roofing - Industry Market Research Study #2603

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for roofing in the US is forecast to reverse previous declines and grow 2.4 percent per year through 2014. The residential market will remain dominant and grow the fastest, led by new construction applications. Roofing tile will be the fastest growing product segment, while asphalt shingles remain dominant.

Roofing - Industry Market Research Study #2814

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US roofing demand will rise 5.7 percent annually through 2015. New homes will be the fastest growing market, while residential reroofing remains the largest segment. Roofing tile, asphalt shingles and wood shingles and shakes will lead gains. Environmentally friendly roofing products will be supported by both consumer demand and government mandates.

Roofing- Industry Market Research Study #3082

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 smaller segments of roofing tile and other roofing materials. The West will lead gains by region.

Roofing- Industry Market Research Study #3293

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for roofing is projected to advance 3.9 percent annually to 252 million squares in 2019, valued at $21.4 billion. Asphalt shingles will remain dominant while roofing tiles, metal roofing, and plastic roofing will grow the fastest. The new building construction market will outpace reroofing, and residential roofing demand will outpace nonresidential.

Roofing Underlay Market in the US by Product, Market and Region- Industry Market Research Study #3473

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $1.2 billion US roofing underlay industry.

Rubber Products in China - Industry Market Research Study #3180

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for rubber products in China will grow 8.8 percent per year to 740 billion yuan in 2017. Gains will be supported by healthy growth in manufacturing, especially in industrial machinery and motor vehicles. Tires will remain the largest product segment as income levels continue to rise and create greater demand for higher-priced tires.

Security Products - Industry Market Research Study #2917

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 the fastest gains as new construction rebounds. The most rapid market growth will occur in the office and lodging segment.

Self-Storage & Moving Services- Industry Market Research Study #3425

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Self-Storage & Moving Services presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) as well as forecasts (2020, 2025) by service and region. The study also considers market environment factors, analyzes company market share and profiles 29 industry players.

Sensors - Industry Market Research Study #2662

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for sensors in the US will rise 6.1 percent annually through 2014. The motor vehicle market will grow the fastest based on a rebound in motor vehicle production and the rising use of newer sensor-laden systems. Proximity and positioning and chemical property sensors will be the fastest growing types.

Sensors - Industry Market Research Study #2957

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 growth. Motor vehicles will once again be the leading sensor market as production rebounds from recessionary lows.

Shale Gas & Tight Oil: Products & Services- Industry Market Research Study #3112

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 Permian basin will remain the largest play, while the Eagle Ford Shale will grow the fastest.

Shale Gas: Products & Services- Industry Market Research Study #2777

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for products and services used in US shale gas development will grow 12.5 percent annually through 2015, as activity continues to escalate in emerging shale plays. Drilling equipment and consumables, and fluids and materials will both grow at an equally fast pace. Gains for services will be led by pressure pumping, and completion and production.

Siding - Industry Market Research Study #2623

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for siding in the US is forecast to grow 6.5 percent annually through 2014, driven by a rebound in housing completions from depressed levels in 2009. Fiber cement, stucco and brick siding will see the most rapid advances. Vinyl siding will remain the largest segment and will continue to supplant wood.

Siding - Industry Market Research Study #2875

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for siding in the US is forecast to advance 8.4 percent per year through 2016 to 96.5 million squares. Brick, stucco and fiber cement siding will see the most rapid demand gains. The South and West regions -- where these materials are most often installed -- are forecast to see the strongest growth in population and housing activity.

Siding- Industry Market Research Study #3144

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 new homes built in the South. Vinyl siding will remain dominant but will continue to lose market share.

Siding- Industry Market Research Study #3374

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US siding demand is forecast to rise 5.6 percent annually to 100 million squares in 2019, valued at $10.7 billion. Gains will be driven by a rebound in housing completions and an acceleration in the residential replacement market. Vinyl siding will remain the largest category by volume, but will lose market share to stucco and fiber cement siding.


Silicones - Industry Market Research Study #2665

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for silicones is forecast to rise 5.3 percent annually through 2014. Consumer goods such as cosmetics and toiletries will remain a fast growing market, as will medical products. Silicone gels will be the fastest growing type, driven by robust growth in demand for gel encapsulants in LED and photovoltaic applications.

Silicones - Industry Market Research Study #2879

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for silicones is forecast to climb 5.6 percent annually to $4.1 billion in 2016. Silicone resins and elastomers will be the fastest growing products, with elastomers overtaking silicone fluids as the largest segment by 2016. The industrial market will remain dominant while the construction segment grows the fastest as it rebounds from previous declines.

Silicones- Industry Market Research Study #3138

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 construction and medical markets will be the fastest growing segments, while the industrial market will remain dominant.

Silicones- Industry Market Research Study #3391

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for silicones will climb 4.5 percent annually to $4.4 billion in 2020, with volume rising 2.6 percent per year to 908 million pounds. This will be a moderation from the previous 5-year pace. Silicone elastomers and resins will remain the fastest growing products. The industrial market will remain dominant, but will be outpaced by medical and construction uses.

Single-Use (Primary) Batteries in the US- Industry Market Research Study #3468

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Single-Use (Primary) Batteries in the US presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (e.g., alkaline, primary lithium, zinc air, silver oxide, zinc-carbon/ zinc-chloride, etc.) and market (e.g., entertainment, toys and games, lighting, photography, industrial, government, other).

Smart Meters - Industry Market Research Study #2844

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 share of smart meters in use will support demand for parts and services.

Solar Energy Products in China - Industry Market Research Study #2613

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 regional market while the Northwest and Southwest lead gains.

Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers - Industry Market Research Study #2873

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the US cast polymer industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by material (e.g., marble, resins), product (solid surface materials, gel-coated composites, engineered stone), end use (e.g., countertops) and US region. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

Solid Surface Materials & Other Cast Polymers - Industry Market Research Study #2646

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for cast polymers will increase 5.4 percent annually through 2014, driven in part by gains in market share over laminates in countertops. Solid surface will remain the most common cast polymer, while engineered stone will grow the fastest. The countertop market will remain dominant.

Solvents - Industry Market Research Study #2925

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US solvents demand will continue to rebound from its recessionary lows, rising 1.5 percent per year in volume terms through 2016 to 10.9 billion pounds. Growth in consumer oriented markets and regulations aimed at solvent volatility and toxicity will favor “green” solvents such as butanediol derivatives, terpenes, and alcohols. The construction market will grow the fastest.

Solvents- Industry Market Research Study #3169

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. The paint and coatings market will replace the transportation market as the largest solvent consumer.

Solvents- Industry Market Research Study #3429

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study examines the US solvents market. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (alcohols, hydrocarbons, ketones, glycols, esters, chlorinated solvents, soy oil and derivatives, other) and market (printing inks, paint and coatings, cosmetics and toiletries, adhesives and sealants, cleaning products, construction, other). This study also considers market environment factors, assesses industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 US industry competitors.

Specialty Films - Industry Market Research Study #3021

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 grow the fastest, driven by films used in windows for safety and security as well as light control.

Specialty Films in the US by Product, Polymer, and Market, Sixth Edition- Industry Market Research Study #3287

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for specialty films is forecast to rise 4.8 percent per year to $8.4 billion in 2019. Barrier films will remain the dominant function, while biodegradable and water soluble films will grow the fastest. The best opportunities for growth in the dominant packaging market will be in meat packaging, while construction will be the fastest growing market overall.

Specialty Fuel Additives - Industry Market Research Study #2874

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 remain the largest application. Blenders and terminals will continue as the largest market.

Specialty Plastic Additives - Industry Market Research Study #3016

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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, while plasticizers will remain the largest segment. PVC will remain the dominant resin and will grow the fastest.

Specialty Silicas - Industry Market Research Study #2762

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 in part on gains in silica-reinforced low rolling-resistance tires, which offer greater fuel efficiency than conventional tires.

Specialty Silicas- Industry Market Research Study #3368

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for specialty silicas in the US is forecast to rise 4.7 percent annually to $2.1 billion in 2019. Precipitated silica will be the largest and fastest growing product segment, driven by robust gains in the large tire rubber sector, as well as in coatings and inks. Rubber will also be the fastest growing market overall, with tire rubber outpacing the nontire rubber segment.

Specialty Surfactants- Industry Market Research Study #3448

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Specialty Surfactants presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) in personal care products (personal soaps, cosmetics/toiletries) and cleaning products (house- hold, industrial/institutional). Demand is also provided for industrial markets (cement/asphalt, oil/gas, lubricants/fuel additives, food/beverage processing, plastics, agricultural chemicals, paint/coatings, textiles/leather, other) and for product types (anionic, nonionic, cationic, other). Addition- ally, the study considers key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, and evaluates company market share.

Stretch & Shrink Film - Industry Market Research Study #2830

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 based on its high clarity and excellent print capabilities, greatly enhancing product marketability.

Stretch & Shrink Film- Industry Market Research Study #3262

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for stretch and shrink film will rise 3.5 percent yearly to $3.1 billion in 2019. Shrink film will outpace the larger stretch film segment based on the former's improvements in strength and customizability. Stretch hoods used in storage and distribution will pace the stretch films segment based on their edge in pallet wrapping.

Surfactants- Industry Market Research Study #3247

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for surfactants will rise 3.2 percent per year to 10.9 billion pounds in 2018, valued at $14.4 billion. Industrial markets will grow the fastest, benefiting specialty surfactants the most. Personal care products will also offer good market opportunities, led by surfactants that are gentle on skin and hair and are environmentally sustainable.

Synthetic Lubricants & Functional Fluids - Industry Market Research Study #2582

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids will expand 3.2 percent annually through 2013. Engine oils and hydraulic and transmission fluids will grow the fastest as synthetics finally begin to penetrate the medium- and heavy-duty truck market and expand market share in the light vehicle segment.

Synthetic Lubricants & Functional Fluids - Industry Market Research Study #2842

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 growing materials. The vehicle and equipment market will remain by far the largest outlet.

Synthetic Lubricants & Functional Fluids- Industry Market Research Study #3187

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US synthetic lubricant and functional fluid demand will rise 6.8 percent yearly to $6.3 billion in 2018. Engine oils will account for the largest share of gains, while Group III base oils will remain the fastest growing type. The energy and power generation, automotive equipment, and industrial machinery markets will grow the fastest.

Thermoplastic Compounding by Independents - Industry Market Research Study #2577

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for independently compounded thermoplastics is forecast to rise 2.7 percent yearly through 2013. Value gains will be fueled by shifts toward more highly tailored resin formulations. Best opportunities are expected for thermoplastic elastomers and polypropylene, while polyvinyl chloride remains the largest segment.

Tube & Stick Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2631

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 pouches. The dominant squeeze tube segment will slightly lag the overall industry.

Tube & Stick Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3252

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for tube and stick packaging in the US is projected to advance 4.0 percent per year to $2.1 billion in 2018. Stick packs will grow the fastest from a small base, while squeeze tubes will remain by far the largest segment. The relatively small food market will grow the fastest, while the cosmetics and toiletries market will remain dominant.

US COMPOSITE FORECASTS- Industry Market Research Study #CUS1212

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The contents of our United States Composite Forecasts consist of tables that set forth historical and forecast series for numerous economic indicators developed by the Freedonia Group in-house economics department. These are the same series used by our industry analysts in the preparation of our various industry studies. For each series, historical figures are presented for 2002, 2007, and 2012; forecasts are provided for 2017 and 2022.

Vaccines - Industry Market Research Study #2667

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 strong sales in this segment, which has reached the level of pediatric vaccines sales.

Wall Coverings - Industry Market Research Study #2759

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 best gains. The residential market will outpace the nonresidential sector.

Waste Management & Remediation Services - Industry Market Research Study #2750

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 remediation grows the fastest.

Water & Wastewater Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #2634

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for water and wastewater pipe in the US is expected to rise 5.8 percent annually through 2014. Copper pipe will be the fastest growing product while plastic pipe remains dominant. Building construction will be the fastest growing market, with potable water applications leading gains.

Water & Wastewater Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #2848

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise 8.2 percent per year to $17.8 billion in 2016. The building construction market will lead gains as it rebounds from recent declines, followed by the municipal market. Plastic will be the fastest-growing pipe material as it continues gaining market share over competing products.

Water & Wastewater Pipe- Industry Market Research Study #3137

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 by product will be found in the dominant and fastest growing plastic pipe segment.

Water Treatment Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3072

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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, while coagulants and flocculants will pace the larger, more mature categories.

Water Treatment Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3322

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $7.5 billion in 2019, with volume reaching 15.5 billion pounds. Foam control agents and coagulants and flocculants will be the fastest growing water treatment chemicals. Energy and manufacturing will be the fastest growing markets.

Water Treatment Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #3052

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and membrane equipment will be the fastest growing product segments.

Water Treatment Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3288

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for water treatment equipment in the US is expected to rise 5.3 percent annually to $15.0 billion in 2019. Conventional filtration will remain the largest product segment, while disinfection equipment and membrane systems will be the fastest growing types. The municipal market will remain dominant while resource extraction leads gains.

Water Treatment in China - Industry Market Research Study #2920

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will remain the largest product category, while nonchemical equipment will grow faster.

Waxes- Industry Market Research Study #3271

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for waxes will rise 1.8 percent annually through 2019 to three billion pounds, with value demand reaching $3.2 billion. Petroleum and mineral waxes will remain the dominant types, while synthetic waxes will grow the fastest. The leading industrial market will provide the best opportunities, particularly in the production of coatings and inks, adhesives, and building boards.

Welding Equipment & Consumables - Industry Market Research Study #2785

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 emergent products like flux-and metal-cored electrodes grow the fastest.

Well Stimulation Materials - Industry Market Research Study #2636

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for oil and gas well stimulation materials is projected to increase 14 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be buoyed by renewed efforts to reduce dependence on foreign energy sources. The largest segment, proppants, will also be one of the fastest growing, along with gases and other materials.

Well Stimulation Materials - Industry Market Research Study #2867

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for well stimulation materials is forecast to rise 10.2 percent annually to nearly $12 billion in 2016. Growth will be driven by continued advances in hydraulic fracturing technology designed to increase the productivity of both new and existing wells. Proppants, gases, and base fluid materials will be among the fastest growing products.

Well Stimulation Materials- Industry Market Research Study #3160

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 type but a variety of chemicals and other products will see strong gains. Texas will remain a key market.

Wind Turbine Systems- Industry Market Research Study #3139

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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-in tariff payments and various grants from the Department of Energy will drive gains going forward.

Windows & Doors - Industry Market Research Study #2699

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US window and door demand will rise 6.6 percent annually through 2014. Plastic products will grow the fastest, driven by fiberglass entry doors and vinyl windows. Metal windows and doors will remain the top segment, supported by population growth in the South and West and by efforts in coastal regions to prevent storm damage.

Windows & Doors - Industry Market Research Study #2949

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for windows and doors in the US is forecast to rise 9.3 percent per year to $34.2 billion in 2016. Aided by a rebound in construction spending, the residential market will post double-digit advances in demand. Among material types, plastic windows and doors will see the fastest gains, while metal types remain the largest segment.

Windows & Doors- Industry Market Research Study #3171

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will face competition from plastic, due to the latter's advantages in cost and energy efficiency.

Windows & Doors in China - Industry Market Research Study #2760

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for windows and doors in China is forecast to rise 7.7 percent annually through 2014. Doors is the smaller segment but will slightly outpace windows. Among materials, plastic and wood will outpace metal. The nonresidential market will grow faster than the residential segment.

Windows & Doors in China- Industry Market Research Study #3088

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and wood/plastic composite doors.

Wine Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3308

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for wine packaging in the US will increase 4.4 percent annually to $3.0 billion in 2019. Glass bottles will remain dominant but will face increasing competition from alternative formats and sizes, such as single-serving plastic bottles, aseptic cartons, aluminum cans, and cups and goblets, as well as bag-in-box packaging.

Wipes - Industry Market Research Study #2697

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US wipes demand will rise 4.3 percent annually through 2014. Growth will decelerate from the 2004 to 2009 period, due to maturing markets and a shift toward more environmentally friendly consumer goods and cleaning methods. Disinfectant and electrostatic wipes will be the fastest growing types, and the industrial market will outpace the consumer segment.

Wipes - Industry Market Research Study #2967

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 industrial wipes will benefit from an acceleration in manufacturing activity.

Wipes- Industry Market Research Study #3188

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US wipes demand will rise 3.6 percent yearly through 2018 to $2.9 billion. Disinfectant and electrostatic wipes will grow the fastest. The industrial market will outpace consumer uses based in part on a relaxed EPA rule that will help disposable wipes compete with reusable, laundered shop towels. Flushability will remain a factor in consumer and health care uses.

Wood & Competitive Decking - Industry Market Research Study #2718

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for decking is forecast to rise 2.7 percent annually through 2014, driven by an expected advance in housing completions from their low 2009 base. Wood decking will remain dominant but will be outpaced by wood-plastic composite, plastic and other decking types.

Wood & Competitive Decking - Industry Market Research Study #2959

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 segment. The residential building market will lead gains.

Wood & Competitive Decking- Industry Market Research Study #3194

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US decking demand will rise 2.4 percent annually through 2018 to 3.5 billion lineal feet, valued at $6.5 billion. Plastic and wood-plastic composite decking will grow the fastest, based on their low maintenance requirements and long lifespans. The residential market will remain dominant while nonresidential decking grows the fastest.

Wood & Competitive Decking- Industry Market Research Study #3411

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes US demand for decking. It presents historical data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (e.g., wood, wood-plastic composite, plastic), market (e.g., residential building, nonresidential building, and nonbuilding construction), application (new construction, improvement and repairs), and US region. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share, and profiles industry competitors.

Wood Preservative Market in the US by Product, Application and Market- Industry Market Research Study #3456

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $625 million US wood preservative industry.

Wood Protection Coatings & Preservatives- Industry Market Research Study #3150

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 furniture applications will provide the best growth opportunities. This study analyzes the $3.9 billion US wood protection coatings and preservatives industry. It presents historical demand data for 2003, 2008 and 2013, and forecasts for 2018 and 2023 by coating (e.g., stains, paints, sealers, primers), preservative (e.g., copper azole, alkaline copper quarternary, chromate copper arsenate, creosote, pentachlorophenol), application (e.g., furniture, decking, siding, fencing, windows and doors, cabinets, flooring) and market (residential construction, nonresidential construction, nonbuilding construction, manufacturer-applied). The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 28 industry players, including Sherwin-Williams, PPG Industries and Rockwood Holdings.

Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber - Industry Market Research Study #2836

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber is projected to advance 13.2 percent annually to $5.4 billion in 2015. Decking will remain the largest application and grow the fastest, followed by the molding and trim and window and door segments. Wood-plastic composite lumber will outpace plastic types.

Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber- Industry Market Research Study #3145

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 life. Wood-plastic composite materials will outpace plastic lumber.

Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber- Industry Market Research Study #3414

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber. It presents historical data (2005, 2010, 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by material (e.g., cellulosic, polyethylene, PVC), application (e.g., decking, molding and trim, fencing, flooring, landscaping, windows and doors), market (e.g., residential buildings, nonresidential buildings, nonbuilding construction, agricultural), and region. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share, and profiles industry participants.

World 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing)- Industry Market Research Study #3123

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will be outpaced by metals. The medical and dental market will offer some of the best opportunities.

World Abrasives - Industry Market Research Study #2592

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global abrasives demand will climb 5.9 percent annually through 2013. Advances in developing parts of Asia and other regions will considerably outpace demand in the US, Western Europe and Japan. Nonmetallic abrasives will remain dominant and grow the fastest, led by loose abrasive grains and powders.

World Abrasives - Industry Market Research Study #2837

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global abrasives demand will rise 6.3 percent annually to $44.8 billion in 2015. The fastest gains will be seen in China and India, while gains in North America and Western Europe will be much improved over the 2005-2010 period. Loose grains and powders will be the fastest growing products in the key nonmetallic abrasives segment.

World Abrasives- Industry Market Research Study #3132

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 sales, will benefit from healthy advances in manufacturing and construction activity.

World Abrasives- Industry Market Research Study #3428

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the global market for abrasives. It presents historical data for 2005, 2010 and 2015, plus forecasts for 2020 and 2025, for supply and demand, as well as demand by market and product, for six regions and 19 countries. The study also examines market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles global industry players such as 3M, Cabot Microelectronics, Noritake, Saint-Gobain, TYROLIT and Winoa Group.

World Activated Carbon - Industry Market Research Study #2626

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for virgin activated carbon will rise 9.9 percent yearly through 2014. The US is the largest national market and will also pace global growth based on anticipated new federal regulations mandating mercury removal at coal-fired power plants.

World Activated Carbon - Industry Market Research Study #2878

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for activated carbon will rise 10.3 percent annually through 2016 to 1.9 million metric tons. Gains will be driven mainly by more government controls on power plant and factory emissions in the US and China. India will surpass Germany to become the fourth largest market, behind Japan.

World Activated Carbon- Industry Market Research Study #3172

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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, while the Asia/Pacific region will slightly outpace and overtake North America by 2023.

World Activated Carbon- Industry Market Research Study #3404

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the global activated carbon industry. It presents historical data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by type (e.g., powdered, granular), application (e.g., water treatment, food and beverage processing, mining, pharmaceutical and medical, industrial air purification, motor vehicle), world region, and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry participants.

World Adhesives & Sealants- Industry Market Research Study #3377

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for adhesives and sealants is forecast to rise 4.5 percent per year through 2019 to 20.2 million metric tons, valued at $64 billion. Packaging will remain the leading outlet, while construction will capture increased share. Reactive adhesives and sealants will be the fastest growing products.

World Agricultural Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2666

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for agricultural equipment will rise 4.5 percent per year through 2014, paced by the accelerating mechanization of the farm sectors in developing countries. Replacement demand will define the industrialized world, led by "precision agriculture" equipment that uses GPS and wireless sensors. This study analyzes the $99.2 billion world agricultural equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by type (e.g., farm tractors, harvesting machinery, planting and fertilizing machinery, haying machinery, plowing and cultivating machinery), world region and for 26 countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 28 industry participants, including Deere, CNH Global and AGCO.

World Agricultural Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2892

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and cultivating machinery will be the fastest growing product type.

World Agricultural Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3166

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for agricultural equipment will rise 6.9 percent yearly through 2018 to $208 billion. China will be the fastest growing market, followed by Turkey, Brazil, Thailand, India and South Africa. Tractors will remain the largest equipment segment, while harvesting machinery will exhibit the most rapid growth in demand.

World Agricultural Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3395

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the world agricultural equipment industry. It presents historical data (2004, 2009, and 2014) and forecasts (2019 and 2024) by product (e.g., farm tractors, harvesting equipment, planting and fertilizing equipment, haying equipment, livestock equipment, plowing and cultivating equipment), world region and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

World Agricultural Pesticides - Industry Market Research Study #2902

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 more value-added pesticide formulations with multiple active ingredients.

World Aluminum - Industry Market Research Study #3070

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 while the motor vehicle market grows the fastest.

World Amines- Industry Market Research Study #3100

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and widespread use, ethanolamines will remain the largest product category.

World Aquaculture: Feed, Equipment & Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #2680

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for aquaculture supplies and equipment will grow 11.6 percent annually through 2014. The Asia/Pacific region will continue to dominate both production and consumption. Aquafeed will remain the largest product segment and be the fastest growing.

World Aquaculture: Feed, Equipment & Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #2999

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 key China segment outpaced by other Asian countries.

World Architectural Paint - Industry Market Research Study #2604

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for architectural paint 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 formulations will continue to gain market share.

World Aseptic Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2859

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 pharmaceuticals. Beverages will remain the dominant market worldwide.

World Asphalt - Industry Market Research Study #2602

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global asphalt demand is forecast to rise 2.1 percent annually through 2013. China and India will remain among the fastest growing markets. The rest of the Asia/Pacific region will outpace the mature Western European and North American markets. Asphalt roofing will grow faster than the dominant paving sector.

World Asphalt - Industry Market Research Study #2847

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global consumption of asphalt is forecast to advance 4.1 percent annually from a very weak base to 119.5 million metric tons in 2015. Gains will be most rapid in North America. Massive infrastructure projects in China and India will continue to drive strong growth in the Asia/Pacific region.

World Asphalt (Bitumen)- Industry Market Research Study #3129

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 advances, driven primarily by strong growth in China and India.

World Asphalt (Bitumen)- Industry Market Research Study #3351

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Through 2019, global demand for asphalt is projected to expand 2.8 percent per year to 122.5 million metric tons. The Asia/Pacific region has overtaken North America as the largest regional market, and will continue to record the fastest advances. Asphalt roofing products will outpace the dominant paving products segment.

World Automotive Sensors - Industry Market Research Study #2640

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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-vehicle sensor revenues.

World Batteries - Industry Market Research Study #2703

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global battery demand will climb 4.8 percent annually through 2014. China will remain the world's largest national market by far, while India will register the strongest sales growth. Non-lead-acid secondary battery demand will outpace primary and lead-acid secondary batteries. This study analyzes the $86.2 billion world battery industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product (e.g., alkaline, zinc-carbon/zinc-chloride, lithium, lead-acid), market (e.g., consumer, automotive, industrial), world region and for 16 countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 40 industry participants, including Panasonic, Johnson Controls and Exide Technologies.

World Batteries - Industry Market Research Study #2939

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 uses in mobile phones, portable computers, and personal entertainment devices.

World Batteries- Industry Market Research Study #3309

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global battery demand is forecast to rise 7.8 percent per year to $120 billion in 2019. China will remain the largest national market as well as one of the fastest growing. Secondary batteries will outpace primary types. Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries will be the fastest growing products.

World Battery Materials- Industry Market Research Study #3350

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for battery materials will rise 8.3 percent annually to $46.8 billion in 2019. Chemicals will be the fastest growing materials, led by lithium and nickel used in Li-Ion and Ni-MH batteries. China will remain the fastest growing market.

World Bearings - Industry Market Research Study #2649

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global bearing demand will increase 8.5 percent annually through 2014. Unmounted bearings will continue to account for the majority of sales. The Asia/Pacific region will post the strongest gains, led by China. The motor vehicle and machinery markets will remain the largest sources of demand.

World Bearings - Industry Market Research Study #2903

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 closely by unmounted roller bearings, which will experience the fastest sales gains.

World Bearings- Industry Market Research Study #3182

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for ball, roller, and plain bearings is projected to rise 7.3 percent annually to $104.5 billion in 2018. Almost half of all additional product demand will be accounted for by China, while the US market will grow at one of the fastest rates of any developed nation, driven by an acceleration in economic growth and durable goods output.

World Bearings- Industry Market Research Study #3442

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Bearings presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by product (ball, roller, plain, others, parts) and by market (motor vehicles, machinery, aerospace equipment, motor- cycles).

World Biofuels - Industry Market Research Study #2668

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global biofuel demand will grow 10.3 percent annually through 2014. Bioethanol will see the greatest gains, driven by the large North American market as well as the faster growing markets in the Asia/Pacific region and Europe. The smaller biodiesel market will be the more rapidly growing segment.

World Biofuels- Industry Market Research Study #3179

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for biofuels is expected to expand at a 3.6 percent annual pace, reaching 115 million metric tons in 2018. North America and Central and South America will remain the largest regional markets, while the Asia/Pacific region grows the strongest from a relatively small base. Bioethanol will remain the leading biofuel.

World Bioplastics - Industry Market Research Study #2823

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for biodegradable and bio-based plastics will more than triple through 2015. While excellent growth is forecast for biodegradable plastics such as starch-based resins and PLA, bio-based polyethylene will be the primary driver of demand. Western Europe will remain the largest outlet for bioplastics.

World Bioplastics- Industry Market Research Study #3089

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 biobased commodity resins such as polyethylene and polypropylene.

World Building Boards- Industry Market Research Study #3074

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 South America and Eastern Europe. Structural boards will outpace nonstructural.

World Bulk Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2764

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 -- the two largest markets -- will account for nearly half of all value gains.

World Bulk Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3233

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for bulk packaging is projected to increase 5.0 percent annually to $59.2 billion in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will surpass North America as the largest market, and along with the Africa/Mideast region, will be the fastest growing market. Flexible bulk packaging products will outpace rigid types.

World Buses - Industry Market Research Study #2685

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Demand for buses worldwide will expand 4.2 percent annually through 2014, reflecting rebounding demand in North America as well as sustained sales in many other markets. China will remain both the largest market for buses and the largest producer, and will be one of the fastest growing bus markets.

World Buses - Industry Market Research Study #2933

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 offer the best growth opportunities, with China and India alone accounting for three-fifths of all new bus demand.

World Buses- Industry Market Research Study #3232

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for buses is projected to advance 5.3 percent annually to 664,000 units in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant market, while the Africa/Mideast region will grow the fastest. Motor coaches will outpace other types based on increasing private sector use, and on their greater comfort, safety and onboard services.

World Cabinets- Industry Market Research Study #3245

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World cabinet demand will rise 5.5 percent annually to $64 billion in 2018. The US will remain the largest market and will rebound from recent declines. The Asia/Pacific region will see robust growth, led by China and India. Kitchen cabinets will remain dominant while other types such as garage and office cabinets lead gains.

World Caps & Closures - Industry Market Research Study #2719

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for caps and closures will rise 4.6 percent annually through 2014. Growth will be based in part by a shift toward higher-value closures such as child-resistant, tamper-evident and dispensing types. Some of the best opportunities will be found in the Asia/Pacific region, where over two-fifths of market gains will occur.

World Caps & Closures - Industry Market Research Study #2986

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 value-added closures such as non-drip flip top pourer caps.

World Caps & Closures- Industry Market Research Study #3259

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World cap and closure demand will rise 5.6 percent yearly to $58 billion in 2019. The Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast markets will grow the fastest, while North America will remain a leading outlet. The key beverage market will be driven by growth in bottled water and a shift toward metal screw caps and plastic stoppers for wine bottles.

World Carbon Black - Industry Market Research Study #2596

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fastest. The Asia/Pacific region will post the strongest gains.

World Catalysts - Industry Market Research Study #2730

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global catalyst demand will rise six percent per year through 2014. Chemical synthesis and polymerization catalysts will lead gains, based on rapid growth in the Middle East, Asia, and Brazil. Petroleum refining catalyst demand will expand at a healthy pace, but will be limited by weak motor vehicle fuel demand in developed countries.

World Catalysts - Industry Market Research Study #2989

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fastest growth, driven by healthy expansion of polymer resin production.

World Catalysts- Industry Market Research Study #3217

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for catalysts will grow 4.8 percent per year to $20.6 billion in 2018. Growth will be led by a rebound in the chemical and polymer industries, most notably in developed economies hit hard by the recession. The fastest advances, however, will occur in developing areas such as the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions.

World Cement - Industry Market Research Study #2591

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global cement demand will rise 4.1 percent annually through 2013. Gains will be fueled by rising infrastructure investment in developing countries and improved markets in developed areas. Blended cement will increase its dominant position over portland. Ready-mix concrete will remain the fastest-growing outlet.

World Cement - Industry Market Research Study #2805

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for hydraulic cement will rise 5.3 percent annually through 2015. Growth in the dominant Chinese market will slow while the US posts the strongest gains of any major market. Blended cement will remain the dominant product type, while ready-mix concrete will be the fastest-growing outlet and largest market.

World Cement- Industry Market Research Study #3096

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 impressive gains. Blended cement will account for over three-fourths of all new demand.

World Cement- Industry Market Research Study #3303

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for cement will rise 4.5 percent yearly to 5.2 billion metric tons in 2019. India will be the fastest growing major market, as the pace of growth in China slows considerably. Blended cement will remain the most popular type, and will gain market share.

World Cement & Concrete Additives - Industry Market Research Study #2841

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for cement and concrete additives is projected to increase 8.3 percent annually to $15.8 billion in 2015. Gains will be bolstered by cement markets in developed regions, which consume much higher volumes of additives per ton of cement than many of the largest cement markets in developing regions.

World Cement & Concrete Additives- Industry Market Research Study #3130

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 in part on higher loadings and higher value products in developing areas.

World Cement & Concrete Additives- Industry Market Research Study #3358

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for cement and concrete additives will rise 7.2 percent annually through 2019 to $24 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market, while the Africa/Mideast region and Central and South America will grow the fastest. Chemicals will remain the largest segment and will lead gains.

World Coated Fabrics- Industry Market Research Study #3276

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for coated fabrics will rise 4.6 percent per year to 6.5 billion square meters in 2019. The Asia/Pacific region will remain dominant, while the Central/South America and Africa/Mideast regions will grow the fastest from small bases. The dominant polymer-coated fabric segment will outpace rubber-coated types.

World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2706

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is projected to rise 5.2 percent annually through 2014. Demand will benefit from an acceleration in the key US market and above-average growth in the Asia/Pacific region. Beverage equipment will post the fastest gains among products.

World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2953

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and walk-ins will provide the best global growth opportunities.

World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3225

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment will rise 4.7 percent annually through 2018 to $36.5 billion. The US will remain the largest national market, while China remains the fastest growing. Reach-in and walk-in refrigerators and freezers will be some of the fastest growing products.

World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3459

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Commercial Refrigeration Equipment covers the years 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. The study providesdemand by product (display cases, ice machines, reach-in and walk-in refrigerators and freezers, beverage refrigeration equipment, refrigerated vending machines, parts and other) in six regions and 20 countries.

World Construction Aggregates - Industry Market Research Study #2838

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The global market for construction aggregates is expected to increase 5.2 percent annually through 2015 to 48.3 billion metric tons. The Asia/Pacific region will grow the fastest, followed by Eastern Europe and the Africa/Mideast region. Recycled, secondary and other aggregates will grow the fastest from a small base.

World Construction Aggregates- Industry Market Research Study #3078

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the world construction aggregates industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007, and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product (e.g., sand, crushed stone, gravel), market (nonbuilding, nonresidential building, residential building), application (e.g., hydraulic concrete, road base and coverings, asphaltic concrete), world region and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

World Construction Aggregates- Industry Market Research Study #3389

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for construction aggregates will rise 5.2 percent annually to 51.7 billion metric tons in 2019. Crushed stone, recycled concrete, fly ash, and slag will grow at twice the pace of sand and gravel. Hydraulic concrete will remain the largest application. Gains will be fastest in the Asia/Pacific market.

WORLD CONSTRUCTION COMPOSITE FORECASTS- Industry Market Research Study #CWCON1206

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The contents of our World Construction Composite Forecasts consist of tables that set forth historical and forecast series for: construction expenditures, building construction expenditures, residential building construction expenditures, nonresidential building construction expenditures, nonbuilding construction expenditures, existing residential floor space, new residential floor space, housing stock, single-family housing stock, multifamily housing stock, new housing units, new single-family housing units, new multifamily housing units. Forecasts are generally made on a country-by-country basis. The series presented in this publication are developed by the Freedonia Group in-house economics department. These are the same series used by our industry analysts in the preparation of our various industry studies. For each particular series, historical figures are presented for 2001, 2006, and 2011, and forecasts are provided for 2016 and 2021.

World Construction Machinery - Industry Market Research Study #2776

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for construction machinery is projected to expand 6.5 percent annually through 2015. Over half of all additional demand will come from the Asia/Pacific region, although the rate of growth will slow from the pace of the 2005-2010 period. Cranes, loaders and excavators will expand at above-average rates.

World Construction Machinery - Industry Market Research Study #3041

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 increase. Excavators and loaders will record the fastest sales growth.

World Construction Machinery- Industry Market Research Study #3282

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for construction machinery is forecast to advance 3.9 percent annually through 2019 to $218 billion. China will be the fastest growing national market and surpass the US as the largest. Demand for excavators and loaders will advance at the fastest pace, fueled by rising construction and surface mining activity.

World Consumer Air Treatment Systems- Industry Market Research Study #3370

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for consumer air treatment systems will rise at a double-digit annual rate to more than $10 billion in 2019. China will account for more than 80 percent of gains, driven by poor urban air quality, a growing middle class, and increasing access to a wider variety of consumer air cleaning systems.

World Consumer Water Treatment Systems- Industry Market Research Study #3110

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 water contamination.

World Consumer Water Treatment Systems- Industry Market Research Study #3360

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for consumer water treatment systems will advance nearly 12 percent annually to $16.3 billion in 2019. Sales of point-of-use (POU) systems will outpace those for point-of-entry (POE) systems. The Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions will be the fastest growing markets.

World Cooking Appliances - Industry Market Research Study #3064

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 countries, while first time appliance purchases will dominate developing country markets.

World Copper- Industry Market Research Study #3274

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for copper metal (refined copper and recycled scrap) is projected to advance 4.2 percent per year through 2019 to 36.0 million metric tons. Gains will be driven by applications such as building wire and plumbing and electrical grid wire and cable. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market.

World Corrugated Boxes - Industry Market Research Study #3042

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 market while the nonfood nondurables segment will grow the fastest.

World Corrugated Boxes- Industry Market Research Study #3339

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for corrugated boxes is expected to increase 3.7 percent annually through 2019, to 260 billion square meters. Gains will be driven by strong growth in e-commerce and a sustainability advantage over plastic containers. The Asia/Pacific region will account for the largest share of net growth.

World Countertops- Industry Market Research Study #3250

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for countertops is forecast to rise 4.2 percent per year to 503 million square meters in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market. While the nonresidential market will post faster gains, the much larger residential segment will provide the most growth in demand.

World Cups & Lids - Industry Market Research Study #2741

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for cups and lids will rise five percent per year through 2014, fueled in part by advances in the quick service restaurant industry. Products made from biodegradable, recyclable or recycled materials will post robust advances. The US will remain by far the largest market, while developing regions grow the fastest.

World Cups & Lids - Industry Market Research Study #3012

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 products. Food and beverage packaging will be the fastest growing market.

World Cups & Lids- Industry Market Research Study #3283

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global cup and lid demand will rise 5.2 percent annually to $30.2 billion in 2019. The important foodservice market will see faster-than-average growth as Western-style fast food restaurants and coffee shops become more prevalent. Central and South America and the Asia/Pacific region will be the fastest growing markets.

World Decorative Laminates- Industry Market Research Study #3202

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for decorative laminates is expected to rise 5.6 percent per year to 10.7 billion square meters in 2018, valued at $40.8 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will dominate demand and be the fastest growing market, based on its leading position in engineered wood production, which is often given a laminate layer.

World Diesel Engines - Industry Market Research Study #2864

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for diesel engines is projected to grow 6.7 percent per year through 2015 to $197.5 billion. Growth in the key Asia/Pacific region will be led by China and India, as expanding motor vehicle and off-highway equipment output combines with more fixed investment. Demand in North America and Western Europe will improve.

World Diesel Engines- Industry Market Research Study #3134

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will be outpaced by the off-highway and other mobile equipment segment.

World Disposable Medical Supplies - Industry Market Research Study #2691

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for disposable medical supplies will increase 5.6 percent annually through 2014, with developed countries accounting for nearly three-fourths of the market. Wound management supplies will remain the top-selling group while diagnostic and laboratory disposables grow the fastest.

World Disposable Medical Supplies - Industry Market Research Study #2951

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and devices and infusion devices will be among the fastest growing types.

World Drywall & Building Plaster - Industry Market Research Study #2924

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will rise 5.8 percent annually to 37.4 million metric tons in 2016.

World Drywall & Building Plaster- Industry Market Research Study #3186

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for drywall is forecast to rise 5.8 percent per year through 2018 to 10.4 billion square meters. Nearly three-fourths of new demand will be generated in China and the US. The nonresidential building market for drywall will outpace the housing segment. Building plaster will grow 4.5 percent annually to 35.4 million metric tons.

World Drywall & Building Plaster- Industry Market Research Study #3464

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Drywall & Building Plaster presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) for drywall and building plaster supply and demand for residential and nonresidential markets in six regions and 21 countries.

World Drywall & Building Plasters - Industry Market Research Study #2643

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for drywall is forecast to advance 8.4 percent annually through 2014. Over four-fifths of new demand will be attributable to the US and the Asia/Pacific region. The residential market will outpace its nonresidential counterpart. Global building plaster demand will advance 5.3 percent annually.

World Dyes & Organic Pigments- Industry Market Research Study #3264

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World dye and organic pigment demand will rise 6.0 percent yearly to $19.5 billion in 2019. The Asia/Pacific market will remain dominant and will grow the fastest. The smaller organic pigments segment will outpace dyes due to increased use of high performance pigments in paints and coatings and plastics applications.

World Electric Lighting - Industry Market Research Study #2708

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 2014. LEDs will record the fastest market gains.

World Electric Motors- Industry Market Research Study #3055

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 heating and cooling equipment will be the fastest growing markets.

World Electric Transmission & Distribution Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #3071

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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, advances will be driven by the increasing proliferation of renewable energy projects.

World Elevators - Industry Market Research Study #2832

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global elevator and escalator equipment and services demand is forecast to rise 6.4 percent yearly through 2015 to $90 billion. China will solidify its spot as the largest elevator market and remain the top escalator market. The best prospects exist for energy-efficient elevators, in-home elevators and machine room-less (MRL) elevators.

World Elevators- Industry Market Research Study #3113

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 recently begun to exceed services and will continue to do so through 2022.

World Elevators- Industry Market Research Study #3324

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for elevator equipment and services is forecast to grow 5.9 percent annually to $121 billion in 2019. Growth in the leading Chinese market will slow but still rise 10 percent annually. The emphasis on space and energy saving technologies such as machine room-less (MRL) elevators will continue to increase.

World Emulsion Polymers - Industry Market Research Study #2686

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for emulsion polymers will rise 5.2 percent annually through 2014, driven by rising demand for latex polymers used in the production of water-based paints, coatings and adhesives. Acrylics will remain the leading emulsion polymer type and grow the fastest.

World Emulsion Polymers - Industry Market Research Study #2929

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 waterborne technology in the coatings and adhesives industry.

World Emulsion Polymers- Industry Market Research Study #3216

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for emulsion polymers will rise 4.6 percent annually to 12.6 million metric tons in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing market. The paint and coatings segment will remain the largest and fastest-growing application, followed by adhesives in size and growth rate.

WORLD ENERGY & WATER USAGE FORECASTS- Industry Market Research Study #CWEW1206

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The contents of our World Composite Forecasts consist of tables that set forth historical and forecast series for (1) crude oil consumption, (2) crude oil production, (3) dry natural gas production, and (4) nonagricultural water usage. Forecasts are generally made on a country-by-country basis. The series presented in this publication are developed by the Freedonia Group in-house economics department. These are the same series used by our industry analysts in the preparation of our various industry studies. Historical figures are presented for 2001, 2006, and 2011; forecasts are provided for 2016 and 2021.

World Enzymes - Industry Market Research Study #2824

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World enzyme demand will rise 6.8 percent annually to $8.0 billion in 2015. Growth will be led by enzymes used in the diagnostic, research and biotechnology, animal feed, and food and beverage markets. The fastest regional growth will be in the smaller markets of Central and South America and the Africa/Mideast region.

World Enzymes- Industry Market Research Study #3104

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 with enzymes. Advances in biotechnology will boost specialty enzyme demand.

World Enzymes- Industry Market Research Study #3417

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the world enzyme market. It presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by type and market, in 6 regions and 15 countries.

World Fertilizers - Industry Market Research Study #2726

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 dominant product while multi-nutrient and organic types grow the fastest.

World Fiber Cement- Industry Market Research Study #3273

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for fiber cement products is forecast to rise 4.4 percent annually to 32.6 million metric tons in 2019. Molding and trim and siding will be the fastest growing applications, based on fiber cement's ability to look like wood but last longer. North America will be the fastest growing regional market.

World Filters - Industry Market Research Study #2856

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for filters is projected to increase 7.6 percent annually to $65.9 billion in 2015. China, India, Indonesia and other countries with large, developing industrial bases and nascent regulatory schemes will see the fastest growth. Manufacturing will be the fastest growing market, while transportation equipment remains the largest.

World Filters- Industry Market Research Study #3152

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 the fastest growing market, with rising production benefiting aftermarket filter demand.

World Flame Retardants - Industry Market Research Study #2709

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global flame retardant demand will rise 6.1 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be driven by trends toward more stringent flammability standards in the developing world, and by the rising use of plastic products. The Asia/Pacific region will continue to be the largest and fastest-growing market.

World Flame Retardants - Industry Market Research Study #2987

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. Boron and phosphorus compounds will be among the fastest growing types.

World Flame Retardants- Industry Market Research Study #3258

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World flame retardant demand will rise 4.6 percent annually through 2018 to 2.8 million metric tons. China will be the fastest growing market and remain the largest, while North America will outpace developed regions. Alumina trihydrate will remain the dominant flame retardant, while phosphorus-based types will grow the fastest.

World Flat Glass - Industry Market Research Study #2715

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global flat glass demand will rise six percent annually through 2014. Gains will be spurred by continuing robust growth in the Asia/Pacific region, as well as by recovery in the building construction and motor vehicle industries of North America and Western Europe. Fabricated flat glass will benefit from rapid growth in more expensive products.

World Flat Glass - Industry Market Research Study #2970

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 sales of energy efficient products such as solar control, insulation and low-E glass.

World Flat Glass- Industry Market Research Study #3212

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World flat glass demand is forecast to increase 6.6 percent per annum to $102 billion in 2018. The dominant Asia/Pacific region will see the fastest gains in demand. The architectural market will remain the largest segment while other markets will grow the fastest, driven by rising manufacturing of higher value products like electronic displays.

World Flat Glass- Industry Market Research Study #3449

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Flat Glass presents historical data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts for 2020 and 2025 for supply and demand, as well as demand by market and float glass production capacity by company, in 6 regions and 21 major countries.

World Flavors & Fragrances - Industry Market Research Study #2673

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for flavors and fragrances is projected to increase 4.3 percent annually through 2014. Overall advances will be stimulated by gains in food and beverage processing, the largest market. The best opportunities will be found in developing areas, particularly the Asia/Pacific region.

World Flavors & Fragrances - Industry Market Research Study #2952

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 consumer interest in more expensive natural products will drive value demand.

World Flavors & Fragrances- Industry Market Research Study #3397

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for flavors and fragrances is forecast to grow 3.9 percent annually, reaching $26.3 billion in 2020. Flavor blends will remain the largest segment, while essential oils and natural extracts will grow the fastest. The Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions will be the fastest growing markets.

World Flooring & Carpets - Industry Market Research Study #2731

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for flooring and carpets is forecast to grow five percent annually through 2014. North America will register the fastest sales gains based on a strong rebound in residential construction and motor vehicle output. Nonresilient flooring (e.g., ceramic, laminate, wood) will outpace both resilient flooring and textile floor coverings.

World Flooring & Carpets - Industry Market Research Study #2981

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 pace products. North America will offer the best prospects for carpets and rugs.

World Flooring & Carpets- Industry Market Research Study #3227

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Through 2018, global demand for floor coverings is forecast to advance 4.5 percent annually to 19.4 billion square meters, valued at $325 billion. Nonresilient flooring will remain the dominant product segment and will grow the fastest. China and the United States will be the two fastest growing major markets.

World Fluorochemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2869

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 in primary aluminum output. Fluoropolymers will be the fastest growing products.

World Fluorochemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3200

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand growth for fluorochemicals is forecast to accelerate, rising 3.8 percent per year to 3.8 million metric tons in 2018. China will continue to be the largest and one of the fastest growing markets, with only India experiencing more rapid growth. Fluoropolymers will be the fastest growing product segment.

World Food Containers - Industry Market Research Study #2601

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for food containers is forecast to increase 3.9 percent annually through 2013. Bags and pouches will remain the largest product type while plastic containers will grow the fastest. Some of the best gains are expected in the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China.

World Food Containers- Industry Market Research Study #3124

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 remain the largest category based on their light weight, portability and convenience.

World Food Processing Machinery - Industry Market Research Study #2931

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 remain the largest segment and post the highest value gains.

World Food Processing Machinery- Industry Market Research Study #3275

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for food processing machinery is projected to advance 7.6 percent annually to $73 billion in 2019. Growth will be driven by industrializing nations, where strong consumer demand for processed foods is emerging. Beverage and chocolate/confectionery processing equipment will be the fastest growing types.

World Food Safety Products - Industry Market Research Study #2693

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global food safety product demand will rise 8.1 percent annually through 2014, driven by gains in food and beverage processing activity and increasingly strict food safety regulations. Best opportunities will be found in the Asia/Pacific region, while the US will remain the largest national market.

World Food Safety Products - Industry Market Research Study #2969

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 remain the largest national market, but the fastest growth will occur in developing regions.

World Foodservice Disposables - Industry Market Research Study #2831

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and India expected to experience the most rapid increases in the world.

World Forestry Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3270

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for forestry equipment will climb 4.5 percent annually to $9.3 billion in 2019. Harvesters and forwarders will be the fastest growing types, supported by increased use of cut-to-length harvesting methods. The US will record the largest increases in dollar terms, while Brazil will register larger increases in percentage terms.

World Fuel Additives - Industry Market Research Study #2977

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fuel standards in China become stricter and additive treat rates rise. Deposit control additives will see the greatest gains globally, while cold flow improvers grow at the fastest rate.

World Fuel Cells - Industry Market Research Study #2769

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global commercial fuel cell product and service demand will more than triple by 2015, and claim nearly half of all fuel cell spending (including R&D funding and investment) by 2020. Electric power generation will remain the largest application through 2015, while portable electronics and other uses will grow the fastest.

World Fuel Cells- Industry Market Research Study #3140

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 US will remain by far the largest markets, while China and South Korea will grow the fastest.

World Gaskets & Seals- Industry Market Research Study #3345

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for gaskets and seals will rise 5.3 percent per annum to $70.8 billion in 2019. Growth in the machinery market will outpace motor vehicles. India will be the fastest growing national market, while China will post by far the largest advances in value terms.

World Gears - Industry Market Research Study #2624

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 new demand and pass Japan as the second largest market behind the US.

World Gears- Industry Market Research Study #3320

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Worldwide demand for gears will grow 6.0 percent per annum through 2019 to $221 billion. Gear demand will expand the fastest in China and other industrializing nations, where the production of motor vehicles, motorcycles, and other durable goods will be the strongest. More use of higher tech gears will boost value gains.

World Geosynthetics - Industry Market Research Study #2825

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for geosynthetics is projected to increase 8.3 percent annually to 4.5 billion square meters in 2015. Advances will be driven by increasing use of geosynthetics and the large-scale construction plans in place in many developing countries. China will surpass the US as the world's largest geosynthetics market by 2015.

World Geosynthetics- Industry Market Research Study #3108

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and fastest growing application, especially in the key China and US markets.

World Geosynthetics- Industry Market Research Study #3347

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for geosynthetics will rise 6.1 percent annually through 2019 to 6.5 billion square meters. Growth will be driven by China due to its ongoing large-scale infrastructure projects and need for erosion control. Further bolstering world demand will be growing concerns about environmental protection.

World Graphene- Industry Market Research Study #3402

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for graphene is forecast to grow more than sixfold through 2020 to $136 million, and to $2 billion by 2035. Gains will be driven in the shorter term by improved manufacturing technologies and falling prices, as well as by the ongoing development of novel graphene-enhanced products.

World Graphite (Natural, Synthetic & Carbon Fiber)- Industry Market Research Study #3164

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for natural and synthetic graphite (including carbon fiber) is forecast to expand 5.8 percent annually to 4.2 million metric tons in 2018, valued at $30 billion. China will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Synthetic graphite will continue as the largest volume segment, while carbon fiber will grow the fastest.

World Green Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2796

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for green packaging is projected to rise 5.7 percent annually through 2015. Recycled content packaging will remain the dominant product type, while reusable and degradable packaging grow the fastest. The Asia/Pacific region will see above-average gains and remain the largest regional market, due to its large food and beverage industries.

World Home Medical Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2964

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 monitors and home dialysis machines will offer some of the best opportunities.

World Housing - Industry Market Research Study #2692

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for new housing will rise three percent annually through 2014. North America, Western Europe and Japan will grow the fastest from steep recent declines. Among developing areas, the Asia/Pacific region will build the most new units while the Africa/Mideast region grows the fastest. The global housing stock will rise 1.8 percent annually.

World Housing - Industry Market Research Study #2942

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

New housing construction will reach 60.5 million units in 2016, an increase of 3.5 percent per annum. Most new units will be built in developing countries, where population and housing growth will be the strongest. Multifamily housing units will outpace single-family units.

World Housing- Industry Market Research Study #3087

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World construction of new housing units will rise 3.3 percent per annum to 60.9 million units in 2017. Over 80 percent of global new housing construction will take place in the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions, while North America and Western Europe will have the highest rates of growth.

World Housing- Industry Market Research Study #3184

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 housing construction will continue to outpace that of single-family types.

World Housing- Industry Market Research Study #3312

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Worldwide construction of new housing units is forecast to increase 3.0 percent annually to 2.3 billion units in 2019. North America and Western Europe will see the fastest growth from a depressed 2014 base. On a global basis, new construction of multifamily units will outpace single-family units.

World HVAC Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2637

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for HVAC equipment will rise 6.2 percent annually through 2014. China will be the fastest growing market and comprise about 40 percent of new growth. Despite a modest outlook initially, US demand will rise 8.1 percent annually. Cooling equipment will continue to outpace heating equipment worldwide.

World HVAC Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2889

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for HVAC equipment is projected to rise 6.1 percent per year through 2016 to $107 billion. North America will achieve the fastest gains, boosted primarily by an expected US recovery in construction. The Asia/Pacific region will post the second fastest growth rate, led by India and Indonesia. Heat pumps will remain the fastest growing type.

World HVAC Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3154

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 penetration rates and multiple abilities to cool and heat air and heat water.

World HVAC Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3416

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes world demand for HVAC equipment. It presents historical data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (e.g., room air conditioners, unitary air conditioners, heat pumps, boilers, warm air furnaces), world region, and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

World Hybrid & Electric Vehicles- Industry Market Research Study #3155

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 low-cost systems (e.g., start-stop, regenerative braking) that reduce fuel use and vehicle emissions.

World Hydrogen - Industry Market Research Study #2605

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for hydrogen is forecast to expand 3.4 percent annually through 2013. Gains will be driven in part by the use of more hydrogen in refining low sulfur fuels. The Asia/Pacific region will surpass North America as the global leader in hydrogen consumption by 2013.

World Hydrogen - Industry Market Research Study #2895

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for hydrogen is projected to increase 4.1 percent annually through 2016 to 286 cubic meters. Chemical manufacturing will be the fastest growing market while petroleum refining will remain dominant. The Asia/Pacific region will continue as the largest market and grow the fastest.

World Hydrogen- Industry Market Research Study #3165

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 developing countries in Asia. Petroleum refining will remain the dominant market.

World In Vitro Diagnostics - Industry Market Research Study #2724

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products will increase 7.1 percent annually through 2015. The US and other developed economies will remain the dominant markets, while developing world demand grows the fastest. Molecular diagnostics, cellular analysis and pathology products will be the fastest growing technologies.

World Industrial & Institutional (I&I) Cleaning Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2945

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will benefit from use in fast growing health care and food processing markets.

World Industrial & Institutional (I&I) Cleaning Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #3207

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for I&I cleaning chemicals is projected to increase 4.3 percent per year to $46.3 billion in 2018. The fastest growth will occur in healthcare, due to a rise in the number of hospital stays and concerns about healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). China and the Asia/Pacific region will be the fastest growing markets.

World Industrial & Institutional Cleaning Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2608

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaning chemicals will rise 4.4 percent annually through 2013. Gains will be fastest in developing countries. The shift toward higher-end formulations with reduced environmental impact will continue, although commodity cleaners will retain their presence. This study analyzes the $30 billion world I&I cleaning chemical industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (e.g., general purpose cleaners, floor care, warewashing, disinfectants and sanitizers, laundry care), market (commercial, manufacturing, institutional and government), world region and for 18 countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 47 industry participants, including Ecolab, JohnsonDiversey and Procter & Gamble.

World Industrial Fasteners - Industry Market Research Study #2654

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for industrial fasteners is forecast to expand 8.5 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be driven by a strong recovery in motor vehicle output and an improved durable goods manufacturing environment. The Asia/Pacific region will post the strongest sales increases.

World Industrial Fasteners - Industry Market Research Study #2915

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will record the fastest demand gains, driven by India and China.

World Industrial Fasteners- Industry Market Research Study #3209

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for industrial fasteners will climb 5.4 percent annually through 2018 to $93.8 billion. Gains will be strong worldwide, but developing areas will outpace demand in developed countries. The key motor vehicle OEM market will post the largest value gains, while the smaller construction market will grow the fastest.

World Industrial Gases by Type, Market, & Region, 4th Edition- Industry Market Research Study #2659

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for industrial gases will increase eight percent annually through 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, driven in part by its large oil reserves and refining industry.

World Industrial Rubber Products - Industry Market Research Study #2609

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global industrial rubber product demand will climb 4.3 percent annually through 2013. China will surpass the US to become the largest national market, and claim over one-third of all new demand. Advances will be stronger in the hose and belt segments, while mechanical rubber goods remains dominant.

World Industrial Rubber Products - Industry Market Research Study #2888

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 market will grow the fastest while industrial equipment remains the largest market.

World Industrial Rubber Products- Industry Market Research Study #3230

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for industrial rubber products will rise 6.6 percent annually to $158 billion in 2018. More than half of all additional product demand will be accounted for by China. Rubber hose will be the fastest growing product segment. Industrial equipment and construction will be the fastest growing markets.

World Industrial Silica Sand - Industry Market Research Study #2940

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fracturing sector. The Americas will be the fastest growing regional markets.

World Industrial Silica Sand- Industry Market Research Study #3237

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for industrial silica sand is forecast to advance 5.5 percent annually to 291 million metric tons in 2018, with a value of $12.5 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market, while North America will grow the fastest. Glass will remain the leading outlet, while the hydraulic fracturing segment grows the fastest.

World Industrial Silica Sand- Industry Market Research Study #3469

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Industrial Silica Sand presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by market (hydraulic fracturing, foundry, glass, building products, chemicals, other) for six regions and 19 countries.

World Industrial Valves - Industry Market Research Study #2809

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for industrial valves will rise 5.4 percent annually through 2015. Growth will be driven by continuing robust gains in the Asia/Pacific region, as well as strong recovery in the US and West European markets. Automatic valves will outpace conventional types. The oil and gas industry will see strong growth in valve demand.

World Industrial Valves- Industry Market Research Study #3085

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 manufacturers will be the fastest growing markets. Automatic valves will outpace conventional.

World Industrial Valves- Industry Market Research Study #3369

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for industrial valves will rise 4.3 percent annually through 2019 to $98.5 billion. Market growth in developing areas will outpace product demand in developed countries. The expansion and upgrading of water infrastructures will help sales increases.

World Infection Prevention Products - Industry Market Research Study #2997

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 prevention protocols. Protective apparel and textiles will remain the top selling product group.

World Insulation - Industry Market Research Study #2707

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for insulation is forecast to increase 6.3 percent annually in value terms. Insulation consumption in most developing countries will continue to expand at a healthy pace, while sales of insulation materials in developed countries will rebound after falling sharply in 2008 and 2009.

World Insulation - Industry Market Research Study #2956

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will be found in foamed plastic and fiberglass insulation.

World Insulation- Industry Market Research Study #3206

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Through 2018, global demand for insulation will rise 5.0 percent annually to 24.9 billion square meters of R-1 value. The Asia/Pacific region will grow the fastest, driven by building construction activity and manufacturing and industrial output. Foamed plastic insulation will lead value gains.

World Insulation- Industry Market Research Study #3435

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Insulation offers historical data plus forecasts for 2020 and 2025 for supply and demand, as well as demand by market and product, in six regions and 26 countries. The study also examines materials utilized (foamed plastics, fiberglass, mineral wool, other).

World Kaolin - Industry Market Research Study #2846

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The world market for kaolin is projected to grow 3.7 percent per year through 2015 to 28.4 million metric tons. The biggest gains will be in China, which will easily overtake the US to become the world's largest kaolin market. Paper will remain the largest segment while ceramics will grow the fastest.

World Kaolin- Industry Market Research Study #3147

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 remain the largest market, while ceramics will be the most rapidly growing, driven mainly by ceramic proppants.

World Kaolin- Industry Market Research Study #3462

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Kaolin analyzes the global kaolin market. It presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by market (paper, ceramics, paint, refractories, rubber, other) in 6 regions and 21 major countries. In addition, the study considers key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure and evaluates company market share.

World Labels - Industry Market Research Study #2808

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 to its large manufacturing industries.

World Labels- Industry Market Research Study #3185

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Labels presents historical demand data for 2003, 2008 and 2013, and forecasts for 2018 and 2023 by application method (e.g., pressure sensitive, glue-applied), material (e.g., paper, plastic), market (e.g., food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, household and industrial chemicals, durable goods), world region, and for 19 countries.

World Lawn & Garden Consumables - Industry Market Research Study #2678

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 fast growth.

World Lawn & Garden Consumables- Industry Market Research Study #3265

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for lawn and garden consumables will rise 3.7 percent annually to $19.5 billion in 2019. North America will remain the dominant market, while the Asia/Pacific region will grow the fastest. Seeds and growing media will be the fastest growing segments, while fertilizers and pesticides remain the largest.

World Lighting Fixtures - Industry Market Research Study #2684

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global lighting fixture demand will climb 5.8 percent annually through 2014. China will account for one-third of all new demand, surpassing the US to become the largest market. Vehicular lighting will grow the fastest based on increasing motor vehicle output and a shift toward more expensive units.

World Lighting Fixtures - Industry Market Research Study #2946

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will record the fastest gains, fueled by a recovery in residential construction spending.

World Lighting Fixtures- Industry Market Research Study #3192

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for lighting fixtures is projected to increase at a 6.9 percent annual rate through 2018 to $176 billion. China will remain the largest market while India grows the fastest. The dominant nonportable lighting fixture segment will experience the most rapid growth. The key construction market will grow the fastest.

World Lighting: Lamps & LEDs- Industry Market Research Study #2979

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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) lighting devices will record by far the fastest global market gains.

World Lithium- Industry Market Research Study #3331

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for lithium metal is projected to rise 8.9 percent per year through 2019 to 49,350 metric tons. Gains will be driven by torrid advances in lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries as world demand for hybrid and electric vehicles, energy storage systems, and high-drain portable electronics continues to grow.

World Lubricants - Industry Market Research Study #2771

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for lubricants will rise 2.6 percent annually through 2015. Asia will remain the fastest growing region, followed by the Africa/Mideast region and Central/South America. Manufacturing and other markets will outpace the motor vehicle aftermarket. Hydraulic fluids and process oils will be the fastest growing products.

World Lubricants - Industry Market Research Study #3040

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 oils will outpace engine oils due to longer drain intervals.

World Lubricants- Industry Market Research Study #3364

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for lubricants will rise 2.0 percent annually to 45.4 million metric tons in 2019. Growth will be supported by increasing demand for engine oils in new motor vehicles, but will be tempered by longer drain intervals that slow the engine oil aftermarket. The Asia/Pacific market will grow the fastest.

World Machine Tools - Industry Market Research Study #2739

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 share of demand, but the transportation sector will post the strongest gains coming off a weak 2009.

World Machine Tools- Industry Market Research Study #3373

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for machine tools will rise 5.5 percent yearly to $181 billion in 2019. Metal forming products will outpace metal cutting machinery. The Asia/Pacific market will remain dominant, while the Central and South American market will grow the fastest.

WORLD MACROECONOMIC COMPOSITE FORECASTS- Industry Market Research Study #CWMA1206

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The contents of our World Composite Forecasts consist of tables that set forth historical and forecast series for: gross domestic product, per capita GDP, gross fixed capital formation, personal consumption expenditures, population, urban population, households. Forecasts are generally made on a country-by-country basis. The series presented in this publication are developed by the Freedonia Group in-house economics department. These are the same series used by our industry analysts in the preparation of our various industry studies. For each particular series, historical figures are presented for 2001, 2006, and 2011, and forecasts are provided for 2016 and 2021.

World Magnets- Industry Market Research Study #3328

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for permanent magnets is forecast to climb 7.3 percent annually through 2019 to $16.2 billion. The Asia/Pacific market will remain dominant and grow the fastest. Neodymium magnets will lead gains.

World Major Household Appliances - Industry Market Research Study #2822

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for major household appliances (white goods) is forecast to rise 3.4 percent annually through 2015. The bedrock US market will recover from recent declines, while India will be the fastest growing market. Smart appliances -- which offer advanced features at higher prices -- will gain market share in developed markets.

World Major Household Appliances- Industry Market Research Study #3098

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 the release of pent up demand will support growth in advanced nations.

World Major Household Appliances- Industry Market Research Study #3366

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for major household appliances will rise at a 3.0 percent yearly rate through 2019 to 445 million units. Freezers, dishwashers and clothes dryers will be the fastest growing products. China will remain the leading purchaser and producer, while India and Indonesia will record the fastest increases in demand.

World Material Handling Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3423

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Material Handling Equipment presents historical data plus forecasts for 2020 and 2025 for supply and demand, as well as demand by type and market, in six regions and 26 countries. The study also considers market environment factors, assesses industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry competitors worldwide.

World Material Handling Products - Industry Market Research Study #2687

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for material handling products will rise 6.5 percent annually through 2014. The US will be among the fastest growing markets, along with India and China. Conventional products will benefit from recovery in developed areas while advanced/automated types will post the best gains.

World Material Handling Products - Industry Market Research Study #2919

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 markets, India and China will see the fastest gains.

World Material Handling Products- Industry Market Research Study #3196

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global material handling product demand will rise 5.0 percent annually through 2018 to $142 billion. India and China will grow the fastest as material handling products supply growing manufacturing and distribution activity. Automated storage/retrieval systems and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) will grow the fastest.

World Medical Device Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #3056

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 packs will continue to lead sales among container types.

World Medical Disposables- Industry Market Research Study #3205

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for medical disposables is forecast to rise 6.6 percent annually to $245 billion in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Products used to treat widely prevalent chronic conditions such as kidney failure, urinary incontinence and arthritis-related pain will grow the fastest.

World Medical Disposables- Industry Market Research Study #3446

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Medical Disposables presents healthcare indicators and historical data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts for 2020 and 2025 by product group in 6 regions and 16 countries. In addition, the study assesses key market environment factors, examines the industry structure and evaluates company market share.

World Membrane Separation Technologies - Industry Market Research Study #2755

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for membranes is projected to rise nine percent annually through 2015. The BRIC countries and others with large, developing industrial bases and stressed local water resources will see the fastest growth. The US and China combined will account for nearly half of market gains between 2010 and 2015.

World Membrane Separation Technologies - Industry Market Research Study #3006

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 countries with large, developing industrial bases and stressed water resources will lead gains.

World Membrane Separation Technologies- Industry Market Research Study #3325

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for membranes will rise 8.5 percent annually to $26.3 billion in 2019. Industrializing countries such as India, China, Russia, Poland, and Brazil will show strong growth, while developed areas will remain intensive membrane users. Reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, and nanofiltration will see above average growth.

World Mining Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2840

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The world market for mining equipment is projected to climb 8.5 percent annually through 2015 to $92 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the fastest growing market. Metals and coal mining will lead gains by application. Mining drills and breakers will pace demand among product segments.

World Mining Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3107

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 product segment and will see the most rapid gains in demand.

World Mining Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3337

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for mining equipment is forecast to expand 7.0 percent annually to nearly $105 billion in 2019. Minerals and metals mining will remain the fastest growing markets. China will remain the largest national market, while India will be the fastest growing.

WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE FORECASTS- Industry Market Research Study #CWMV1206

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The content of our World Motor Vehicle Forecasts consist of tables that set forth historical and forecast series for numerous economic indicators for: production, net trade, sales, park. For each of the above items, a separate series is presented for total motor vehicles, light motor vehicles, and heavy motor vehicles. Forecasts are generally made on a country-by-country basis. The series presented in this publication are developed by the Freedonia Group in-house economics department. These are the same series used by our industry analysts in the preparation of our various industry studies. For each particular series, historical figures are presented for 2001, 2006, and 2011, and forecasts are provided for 2016 and 2021.

World Motorcycle Components - Industry Market Research Study #3061

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 grow the fastest. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant market.

World Motorcycles - Industry Market Research Study #2972

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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-cycles will grow roughly in line with internal combustion engine (ICE) motorcycle demand.

World Motorcycles- Industry Market Research Study #3198

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for motorcycles will rise 5.9 percent yearly to 132.4 million units in 2018, valued at $119.5 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the dominant market, while the Africa/Mideast region grows the fastest. E-bikes and other electric motorcycles will capture market share from internal combustion engine (ICE) models in most countries.

World Motorcycles- Industry Market Research Study #3454

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Motorcycles presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) on a country-by-country basis for production (total), demand by product type, and net exports of new motorcycles in thousands of units.

World Nanomaterials - Industry Market Research Study #2612

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global nanomaterial demand will rise 21 percent annually through 2013. Health care will surpass electronics as the largest market in value terms by 2013, while the energy market grows the fastest. The US, Western Europe and Japan will remain the largest markets, while demand in China leads gains.

World Nanomaterials - Industry Market Research Study #2871

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 growth prospects. China, India and the US will lead gains among countries.

World Nonwovens - Industry Market Research Study #2816

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global sales of nonwoven fabrics are forecast to increase 6.9 percent annually to 9.3 million metric tons in 2015. Market gains in developing areas will outpace gains in the US, Western Europe and Japan. Spunmelt nonwovens will remain the largest segment, while airlaid nonwovens grow the fastest.

World Nonwovens- Industry Market Research Study #3077

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 products in developed areas.

World Nonwovens- Industry Market Research Study #3365

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.4 percent annually to 11.1 million metric tons in 2019. Gains will be driven by increasing production of diapers, filters, wipes, medical disposables, and automotive components. Developing world markets will outpace more established areas.

World Nutraceutical Ingredients - Industry Market Research Study #2799

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for nutraceutical ingredients will rise 7.2 percent annually to $23.7 billion in 2015. Developing regions will achieve much faster growth in both consumption and production than developed regions. Naturally derived herbal and botanical extracts and marine-based derivatives will command the fastest growth.

World Nutraceutical Ingredients- Industry Market Research Study #3079

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the world nutraceutical ingredient industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product (e.g., nutrient ingredients, herbal and related ingredients, mineral and vitamin ingredients), world region and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players.

World OEM Automotive Electronics - Industry Market Research Study #2728

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 communication and navigation electronics will lead gains.

World Oil & Gas Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #3060

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 America and the Asia/Pacific region will grow the fastest.

World Oilfield Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2702

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global oilfield chemical demand will rise 8.6 percent annually through 2014, driven by a recovery in the oil and gas industry and higher oil and gas prices. North America will remain the dominant region while Central and South America grows the fastest. Stimulation and enhanced oil recovery chemicals will lead gains.

World Oilfield Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2973

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 be the fastest growing market. Drilling fluids and completion and workover fluids will lead gains.

World Oilfield Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3249

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for oilfield chemicals is forecast to increase 6.0 percent annually to $33 billion in 2019. North America will remain by far the dominant market, while Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast markets grow the fastest from small bases. Drilling fluids will continue to account for the largest share of demand and will grow at a healthy pace.

World Oilfield Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2937

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 unconventional reserves such as shale oil and oil sands will boost spending on oilfield equipment.

World Packaging Machinery - Industry Market Research Study #2727

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global packaging machinery demand will rise 4.7 percent yearly through 2014, driven mainly by gains in developing nations. In developed areas, demand will rebound after a period of decline. Beverages will be the fastest growing market, while labeling and coding, and filling and form/fill/seal machines will be the fastest growing products.

World Packaging Machinery - Industry Market Research Study #3063

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the fastest growing market.

World Packaging Machinery- Industry Market Research Study #3323

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for packaging machinery will rise 6.5 percent per annum through 2019 to $52.5 billion. China will pace the leading Asia/Pacific region, which will remain the fastest growing market. Labeling and coding machines will be among the best opportunities. This study analyzes the $38.2 billion world packaging machinery industry.

World Paint & Coatings - Industry Market Research Study #2845

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global paint and coatings demand will rise 5.4 percent yearly to 45.6 million metric tons in 2015. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market and will grow the fastest. The key architectural segment will lead gains worldwide. High-solids formulations will continue gaining market share on solvent-based types.

World Paint & Coatings- Industry Market Research Study #3135

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. The key architectural segment will accelerate from the 2007-2012 period.

World Paint & Coatings- Industry Market Research Study #3418

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the world paint and coatings industry. It presents historical data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by market and formulation, for six regions and 23 countries.

World Pallets- Industry Market Research Study #3126

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 on their ability to be better cleaned and recycled, while wood pallets will remain dominant based on their low cost.

World Pesticides - Industry Market Research Study #2664

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for pesticides will rise 2.9 percent annually to 2014. Gains will reflect a reversal of declines in 2009, caused in part by a price drop for the leading herbicide, glyphosate. Herbicides and insecticides will remain the largest types. Central and South America will offer the best growth opportunities.

World Pharmaceutical Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2765

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for pharmaceutical packaging is forecast to rise 5.5 percent annually through 2015. The developed countries of Western Europe, the US and Japan will account for over 70 percent of the amount, although China will provide faster growth opportunities. India and Brazil will also evolve into fast-growing markets.

World Pharmaceutical Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #3025

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World 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 growth as new injectable therapies are introduced.

World Pharmaceutical Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3269

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for pharmaceutical packaging will rise 6.5 percent annually to over $100 billion in 2019. The Africa/Mideast region will be the fastest growing market, followed by the Asia/Pacific region and Central and South America. Primary containers will remain the dominant segment, led by prefillable syringes and parenteral vials.

World Plastic Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #2748

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The world pipe market is projected to expand 7.3 percent annually through 2015. Demand in China, the world's largest consumer of pipe, will slow to a more average pace while advances in North America and Europe accelerate with their overall economic recovery. HDPE and smaller-volume plastic pipe products will outpace PVC.

World Plastic Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #3015

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 pipe will take market share from dominant PVC pipe in a variety of construction uses.

World Plastic Pipe- Industry Market Research Study #3272

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for plastic pipe will rise 6.7 percent annually through 2019 to 19.3 billion meters. Construction applications account for the largest share of plastic pipe demand and will support growth through the forecast period. Growth in the Asia/Pacific region will slow, but it will remain the largest and fastest growing market.

World Plastics Processing Machinery - Industry Market Research Study #2833

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for plastics processing machinery is projected to rise 6.0 percent annually through 2015 to $28.9 billion. Gains will be driven by developing nations, most notably in the Asia/Pacific region. Extrusion equipment will post the strongest gains by product, while construction will be the fastest growing market.

World Plastics Processing Machinery- Industry Market Research Study #3093

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 popular product type, while 3D plastics printers will grow the fastest.

World Plastics Processing Machinery- Industry Market Research Study #3342

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The global market for plastics processing machinery is expected to advance 4.0 percent annually through 2019 to $35.8 billion. Injection molding equipment will remain the most widely used type, while 3D printers will grow the fastest.

World Plumbing - Industry Market Research Study #2599

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global plumbing product demand will rise 3.5 percent annually through 2013. The Asia/Pacific region will see the fastest gains, while growth in developed countries will not be as strong. The fixtures segment will grow at a somewhat faster pace than fittings, based on demand for more sophisticated fixtures.

World Plumbing - Industry Market Research Study #2934

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 second fastest growth. The residential market will outpace the nonresidential segment.

World Plumbing- Industry Market Research Study #3253

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Through 2018, global demand for plumbing fixtures and fittings will advance 5.3 percent annually to over $70 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will post the fastest growth, with North America also expected to post significant gains. Growth in the residential construction market will outpace the nonresidential sector.

World Polyethylene- Industry Market Research Study #3210

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global polyethylene demand will rise 4.0 percent yearly to 99.6 million metric tons in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market, driven by China. Following a decade of decline, North America will add nine million tons of production capacity through 2023.

World Pouches- Industry Market Research Study #3220

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for pouches will grow at a pace surpassing that of most other packaging types. Stand-up pouches will show accelerated global growth, and opportunities in nonfood markets will outpace those in food segments. This study presents historical data for 2003, 2008, and 2013 and forecasts for 2018 and 2012 by pouch type (flat, stand-up), market (food, nonfood), world region and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share, and profiles industry players.

World Power Lawn & Garden Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2797

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World power lawn and garden equipment demand will rise 4.8 percent yearly through 2015. North America and Western Europe will remain dominant markets, with the US alone claiming over 60 percent of new demand. Lawnmowers will remain the top segment, while turf and grounds equipment leads gains.

World Power Lawn & Garden Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3067

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 countries of the Asia/Pacific region.

World Power Tools - Industry Market Research Study #2763

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World power tool demand is projected to rise 4.4 percent annually through 2015. The pace of growth will be the fastest in developing Asian countries, although the US will also provide solid growth opportunities with an expected turnaround in the current housing crisis. Electric tools will remain dominant, with cordless product posting the best gains.

World Power Tools - Industry Market Research Study #2996

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and manufacturing activity. Cordless electric tools will be the fastest growing segment.

World Power Tools- Industry Market Research Study #3241

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global power tool demand will rise 4.8 percent per year through 2018 to $32.9 billion. The US will remain the largest market, while China and India remain the fastest growing. Cordless electric tools will outpace the larger corded power tool segment. The dominant professional market will outpace consumer demand.

World Prefabricated Housing- Industry Market Research Study #3375

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for prefabricated housing will rise 2.7 percent annually through 2019 to 3.4 million units. Gains will be driven by the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions and by Central and South America, based on advances in overall housing activity as well as increasing market penetration of prefabricated housing.

World Pressure Sensitive Tapes - Industry Market Research Study #2883

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes is projected to rise 5.6 percent per year through 2016 to 43.5 billion square meters. The best gains are expected for polypropylene products and value added specialty tapes including foam and fiberglass types.

World Pressure Sensitive Tapes- Industry Market Research Study #3163

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 developed markets such as the US will see accelerating gains.

World Pressure Sensitive Tapes- Industry Market Research Study #3447

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Pressure Sensitive Tapes presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by tape type (carton sealing, masking, electrical and electronic, double sided, medical, other) and by tape backing material (polypropylene, paper, polyvinyl chloride, other) for six regions and 20 countries.

World Protective Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2651

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for protective packaging will rise 7.8 percent per year through 2014. Advances will be stimulated by an upswing in manufacturing activity and the continued proliferation of Internet shopping. The US will remain the largest national market while China grows the fastest.

World Protective Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2943

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 regions will see the fastest advances in demand.

World Protective Packaging- Industry Market Research Study #3215

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for protective packaging will rise 6.1 percent annually to nearly $27 billion in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will see the fastest gains. The online retail market will continue to grow rapidly from a small base and boost the whole retail segment, while manufacturing remains the dominant market.

World Pumps - Industry Market Research Study #2676

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World fluid handling pump demand will rise 6.5 percent annually through 2014. The pace of gains will slow in most developing countries, while in industrialized nations pump sales will rebound from depressed 2009 levels. Process manufacturing will be the fastest growing market.

World Pumps - Industry Market Research Study #2971

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 by process manufacturing. Positive displacement and centrifugal pumps will lead gains.

World Pumps- Industry Market Research Study #3231

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for fluid handling pumps is projected to increase 5.5 percent annually to $84 billion in 2018. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market and the second fastest growing, behind Central and South America. The key positive displacement and centrifugal pump segments will offer the best growth opportunities.

World Rare Earths - Industry Market Research Study #2775

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 most widely used.

World Rare Earths- Industry Market Research Study #3349

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for rare earths is forecast to increase 3.5 percent per year to 149,500 metric tons in 2019, valued at $4.5 billion. Battery alloys, permanent magnets, and autocatalysts will be the fastest growing end use markets. China will remain the dominant geographic market, while India will grow the fastest.

World Refining Catalysts- Industry Market Research Study #3444

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Refining Catalysts presents historical data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) for supply and demand by application (fluid catalytic cracking, hydroprocessing, alkylation, reforming, other) and material (metal, acid, zeolites) in six regions and 21 countries. The study also examines key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure and evaluates company market share.

World Refractories - Industry Market Research Study #2734

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for refractories is projected to rise 5.3 percent annually through 2014. China will remain the largest national market and continue to comprise the majority of global demand. Above-average growth will also occur in India. Demand gains for bricks and shapes will lag those of monolithics.

World Refractories - Industry Market Research Study #2985

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and steel market will remain dominant, based on a pickup in steel output.

World Residential Countertops - Industry Market Research Study #2585

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for residential countertops 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 engineered stone will grow the fastest.

World Rigid Packaging - Industry Market Research Study #2909

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 material, while beverages will remain the largest market.

World Robots - Industry Market Research Study #2950

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 expensive service robots will outpace more sophisticated, high-value industrial and medical robots.

World Roofing - Industry Market Research Study #2656

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global roofing demand will grow 3.1 percent annually through 2014. China alone will claim over a third of all new demand, strengthening its position as the largest roofing market in area terms. Concrete tiles will be the fastest growing type based on its dominance in developing Asian nations.

World Roofing - Industry Market Research Study #2896

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for roofing materials is forecast to grow 3.8 percent annually through 2016 to 11.7 billion square meters. The US and China will jointly account for nearly 60 percent of global gains in roofing volume demand. The dominant bituminous products segment will post the fastest growth.

World Roofing- Industry Market Research Study #3167

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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/Pacific market, while bituminous products will see rapid growth in the US market.

World Roofing- Industry Market Research Study #3399

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the world roofing industry. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (e.g., bituminous roofing, tile roofing, metal roofing, fiber cement roofing, elastomeric roofing, plastic roofing), market (residential, nonresidential), world region, and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry participants.

World Rubber - Industry Market Research Study #2843

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 and grow the fastest. Non-tire rubber sales will outpace growth in tire rubber sales.

World Rubber- Industry Market Research Study #3381

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for rubber is forecast to increases 3.9 percent annually to 31.7 million metric tons in 2019. The share of tire and nontire applications will remain steady, as will the balance between synthetic and natural rubber. The Asia/Pacific region will be the largest and fastest growing market.

World Rubber & Tire - Industry Market Research Study #2575

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global rubber consumption will rise 4.1 percent annually through 2013. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing market. Non-tire rubber demand will outpace tire rubber. Tire rubber will continue to benefit from strong growth in Asia, despite a decline in rubber usage per tire.

World Rubber Processing Chemicals - Industry Market Research Study #2863

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 antidegradants will remain the largest segment.

World Rubber Processing Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3434

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Rubber Processing Chemicals presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by market (tires and tire products, non-tire rubber products) and product (antidegradants, accelerators, processing aids and other) in 6 regions and 21 countries. The study also considers market environment factors, assesses industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 19 industry competitors worldwide.

World Salt - Industry Market Research Study #2597

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global salt demand will rise 2.6 percent annually through 2013. Growth in developing countries will more than offset an expected contraction of salt demand in developed economies. The large chemical manufacturing market will generate most new demand, due to rapid growth in Chinese chemical production.

World Salt - Industry Market Research Study #2857

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 boost chloralkali output in the US and Canada.

World Salt- Industry Market Research Study #3199

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for salt is forecast to climb 1.5 percent annually to 325 million metric tons in 2018, valued at $13.4 billion. The dominant Asia/Pacific region will be the fastest growing market. Trends in the production of chlor-alkali chemicals will continue to have the most significant effect on regional salt demand.

World Salt- Industry Market Research Study #3426

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World Salt presents historical Data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by market, in six regions and 18 major countries. The study also considers key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 33 global industry competitors such as Cargill, China National Salt Industry, Compass Materials and K+S.

World Security Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2669

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global security equipment demand will rise 7.4 percent annually through 2014. China, India, Russia and Turkey will register double-digit annual growth, while North America posts gains well above the global average. Electronic security products will remain dominant and greatly outpace mechanical types.

World Security Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #3005

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 electronic security products segment will outpace mechanical security equipment.

World Security Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3228

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for security equipment is forecast to increase 6.8 percent annually to $126 billion in 2018. The fastest gains will be in developing areas, where security markets are relatively immature. Technological innovations and the integration of security equipment with electronic devices and building systems will aid sales.

World Security Services - Industry Market Research Study #2711

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The global market for private contract security services is forecast to advance 7.4 percent per year through 2014. The strongest market gains will be posted in developing parts of Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East where security markets are relatively underdeveloped. The US will remain the largest single consumer.

World Security Services - Industry Market Research Study #2978

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 continue as the most common service while alarm monitoring grows the fastest.

World Security Services- Industry Market Research Study #3201

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for private contract security services is forecast to increase 6.9 percent per year to $267 billion in 2018. The fastest gains will occur in developing parts of Asia, Central and South America, Africa, and the Middle East. The dominant contract guarding segment will achieve the fastest gains.

World Siding - Industry Market Research Study #2834

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The global siding market is forecast to grow 4.8 percent per year through 2015 to over five billion square meters valued at $87 billion. Masonry and concrete products will remain the dominant segment, while vinyl siding exhibits the most rapid gains. The North American region, led by the US, will be the fastest growing market.

World Siding (Cladding)- Industry Market Research Study #3101

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 concrete will remain the most popular siding products.

World Siding (Cladding)- Industry Market Research Study #3327

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

The global siding market is projected to grow 4.2 percent yearly through 2019 to 5.9 billion square meters, valued at $80 billion. North America will post the fastest market gains while the Asia/Pacific region will account for half of additional global demand. Metal, vinyl, stucco and EIFS siding will grow the fastest.

World Silicones - Industry Market Research Study #2779

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for silicones will rise 6.2 percent annually through 2015. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing market. Electrical and electronic products will continue to be the leading outlet, bolstered by high-growth applications such as components for LEDs and solar energy products.

World Silicones - Industry Market Research Study #3022

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 recovery in the silicone-intensive construction sectors of the US and Western Europe.

World Silicones- Industry Market Research Study #3277

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for silicones will rise 5.7 percent annually to $19.3 billion in 2019. The Asia/Pacific region will continue to be the strongest source of additional silicone demand, with electronics remaining its largest outlet. Construction will be the fastest growing market worldwide, with silicone gels among the fastest growing product types.

World Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers - Industry Market Research Study #2650

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for cast polymers is projected to increase 8.7 percent annually through 2014. About sixty percent of the gains will be from China, with its quickly developing domestic cast polymer industry and considerable construction sector. Engineered quartz and marble will grow the fastest.

World Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers - Industry Market Research Study #2901

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. Engineered stone will grow the fastest while solid surface materials remain dominant.

World Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers- Industry Market Research Study #3335

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for cast polymers will rise 6.6 percent yearly to 246 million square meters in 2019, with a value of $23.1 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing market. Solid surface will remain the dominant type while engineered quartz, marble and other stone will grow the fastest.

World Specialty Silicas - Industry Market Research Study #2644

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World specialty silicas demand will rise 6.3 percent annually through 2014, driven by growth in key silica markets such as tires, rubber, chemicals and agricultural products. Precipitated silica will remain the dominant product type and lead gains. The Asia/Pacific region will grow at the fastest pace.

World Specialty Silicas - Industry Market Research Study #2906

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 region. China will be the largest and fastest growing market.

World Specialty Silicas- Industry Market Research Study #3178

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for specialty silicas will rise 5.0 percent per year through 2018 to 2.9 million metric tons, valued at $6.9 billion. Rubber is the largest market and will also be the fastest growing. Precipitated silica will remain the dominant product type. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market.

World Specialty Silicas- Industry Market Research Study #3407

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes the world specialty silica industry. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (precipitated silica, silica gel, silica sol, fumed silica), market (e.g., tire rubber, non-tire rubber, chemicals, food and feed, cosmetics and toiletries, industrial processing), world region, and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share, and profiles industry players.

World Steel Pipe- Industry Market Research Study #3362

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global steel pipe demand will rise 3.5 percent annually to 79.7 million metric tons in 2019. This decelerating pace will reflect slower construction activity in China and less oil and gas exploration in North America. Steel will remain the dominant pipe material in energy uses, but will face more competition from plastics in other markets.

World Thermoplastic Elastomers - Industry Market Research Study #3051

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 TPE product, while polyolefin elastomers (POEs) will grow the fastest.

World Thermoplastic Elastomers- Industry Market Research Study #3326

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) demand will grow 5.2 percent annually to 6.7 million metric tons in 2019. Styrenic block copolymers will remain the largest segment, while thermoplastic vulcanizates and polyolefin elastomers will grow the fastest. China will remain the largest and fastest growing market.

World Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) - Industry Market Research Study #2803

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) will rise 6.3 percent annually through 2015. Gains will be driven by rebounding motor vehicle production in the US and Western Europe. Advances will also be fueled by the rising use of TPEs in the developing countries, where these materials are continuing to penetrate new applications.

World Tires - Industry Market Research Study #2860

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World tire demand will rise 4.7 percent yearly through 2015 to 3.3 billion units. The large motor vehicle market will grow faster as motor vehicle industries rebound. Stronger growth will occur among industrial and other tires, including bicycle, motorcycle and off-road types. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market.

World Tires- Industry Market Research Study #3105

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 will be driven by increases in motor vehicle usage in developing countries.

World Tires- Industry Market Research Study #3357

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for tires is projected to rise 4.1 percent annually to 3.0 billion units in 2019. Motor vehicles will remain the dominant tire market, while motorcycles and other applications will grow the fastest. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest tire market, with China, India, Indonesia and Thailand among the best opportunities.

World Tractors - Industry Market Research Study #2984

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 tractors will remain the largest segment, followed by tractors for construction and mining applications.

World Tungsten- Industry Market Research Study #3306

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for processed tungsten will rise 4.2 percent yearly to 146,400 metric tons in 2019. The Asia/Pacific region, led by China, will continue to dominate supply and consumption, while India will be the fastest growing market. Tungsten alloys will pace gains by product, while cemented carbides remain the largest segment.

World Turbines - Industry Market Research Study #2689

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for turbines is projected to increase 6.1 percent annually through 2014. Growth will be driven by the wind turbine segment, but the large turbine engine sector will also post strong gains. The Asia/Pacific region will be among the fastest growing markets and expand its share of demand.

World Turbines - Industry Market Research Study #3009

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 more moderate rate), while demand for gas combustion turbines will accelerate.

World Upstream Oil & Gas Outlook- Industry Market Research Study #3197

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World upstream oil and gas activity will remain at a high level, with annual wells drilled increasing to over 115,000 in 2018. While recent crude oil price drops may limit drilling in the volatile North American market, world activity should continue to grow as many lower cost or highly productive wells remain profitable.

World Water Desalination - Industry Market Research Study #2782

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 technologies will continue to gain market share over thermal methods.

World Water Disinfection Products - Industry Market Research Study #2723

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for water disinfection products will increase 7.5 percent through 2014. In the developed world, gains will be prompted by efforts to reduce the environmental impact of water disinfection. In developing areas, efforts are underway to increase water treatment rates and quality up to advanced country standards.

World Water Disinfection Products - Industry Market Research Study #2992

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 higher value chemicals and advanced technologies will continue.

World Water Infrastructure Equipment - Industry Market Research Study #2881

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 upgrades and repairs to aging sewer and water pipe networks.

World Water Pipe - Industry Market Research Study #3004

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 the Africa/Mideast region also driving demand. Plastic pipe will be the fastest growing type.

World Water Treatment Chemicals- Industry Market Research Study #3122

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 to improve access to safe drinking water supplies and sanitation facilities.

World Water Treatment Equipment- Industry Market Research Study #3103

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 greater use of filtration and membrane systems.

World Water Treatment Products - Industry Market Research Study #2802

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

World demand for water treatment products will rise 6.2 percent annually through 2015. China will remain by far the fastest growing major market. In the US, Japan and Western Europe, gains will favor advanced membrane systems, disinfection and desalination equipment, and industrial wastewater treatment chemicals.

World Well Stimulation Materials - Industry Market Research Study #2752

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for well stimulation materials will rise 14 percent annually through 2015. Advances will be driven by higher oil prices that have spurred increased drilling activity and justified the additional costs of well stimulation. The US will remain the dominant market.

World Well Stimulation Materials- Industry Market Research Study #3080

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 while demand in Canada, China, Russia and other countries will grow at a faster pace.

World Windows & Doors - Industry Market Research Study #2790

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for windows and doors is forecast to rise 6.8 percent annually through 2015. Gains will be exaggerated by an extremely weak 2010 base in the developed world, particularly in the US. The residential building construction market will outpace the nonresidential building construction market.

World Windows & Doors - Industry Market Research Study #3039

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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. Plastic window and door products will see the fastest demand gains worldwide.

World Windows & Doors- Industry Market Research Study #3294

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for windows and doors is projected to rise 5.9 percent annually through 2019 to $233 billion. Growth in the dominant Asia/Pacific market will slow but remain the fastest growing, followed closely by North America. Doors will outpace windows, and nonresidential buildings will outpace the residential market.

World Wine Packaging: Containers, Closures, & Accessories- Industry Market Research Study #3406

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

This study analyzes global demand for wine packaging. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by container (e.g., glass bottles, bag-in-box, plastic bottles, aseptic cartons), closure (e.g., natural corks, synthetic corks, aluminum screw caps), accessory (e.g., labels, capsules, wire hoods), bulk package, world region, and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share, and profiles industry competitors.

World Wipes- Industry Market Research Study #3251

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global demand for wipes is forecast to increase 5.2 percent annually through 2018 to $13.5 billion. Because wipes are considered convenience products rather than necessities, developed nations represent a disproportionate share of sales. However, developing markets will account for a rising share of wipes sales going forward.

World Wound Management Products - Industry Market Research Study #2578

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

Global wound management product demand will rise 4.6 percent yearly through 2013. Best growth prospects include tissue sealants, foam and alginate wound dressings, growth factors, bioengineered tissue substitutes and anti-adhesion agents. China will be the fastest growing market, while the US remains the largest.

World Wound Management Products - Industry Market Research Study #2893

Market Size, Market Leaders, Demand Forecast, Sales, Market Research, Industry Trends, Company Profiles 

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 healing agents and wound dressings will be among the fastest growing products.

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