Sustainable Gardening Trends to Bolster US Home & Garden Pesticide Sales Through 2024

Sustainable Gardening Trends to Bolster US Home & Garden Pesticide Sales Through 2024

Surging gardening activity during the Covid-19 pandemic boosted 2020 demand for garden herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and other pesticides.

  Chemicals      Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

US Wood Panel Market Hit Hard by Pandemic, But Home Renovation Surge a Bright Spot

US Wood Panel Market Hit Hard by Pandemic, But Home Renovation Surge a Bright Spot

Residential construction activity is a key driver of demand for wood panels, as it accounts for over half of the market in any given year.


As Covid-19 Accelerates E-Commerce’s Retail Takeover, Pouch Suppliers Poised for Growth

As Covid-19 Accelerates E-Commerce’s Retail Takeover, Pouch Suppliers Poised for Growth

Read how pouches will resist losses due to ongoing demand for essential items such as groceries, pet food, household cleaning supplies, personal care products, and pharmaceuticals during the pandemic.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Covid-19’s Mixed Impact on the Nonwovens Industry, Explained

Covid-19’s Mixed Impact on the Nonwovens Industry, Explained

The pandemic has had a mixed impact on the nonwovens industry in 2020, pushing suppliers to rapidly adapt to both the high demand for crucial end-use products and the limitations of stay-at-home orders and a recession economy.

  Industry Studies      Textiles & Nonwovens    

Automated Tractors Begin to Make In-Roads

Automated Tractors Begin to Make In-Roads

Technological developments – from software advancements to sophisticated censors – over the last decade made automated and semi-automated tractors a reality.


China’s Belt & Road & Other Key Trends in the Global Asphalt Market Through 2024

China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative continues to fuel investment in strategic infrastructure development to connect China to Europe, the Middle East, and parts of North Africa for commercial and tourism purposes.


From COVID to Building Construction: Global Siding Market Trends to Watch Through 2024

From COVID to Building Construction: Global Siding Market Trends to Watch Through 2024

Highlighted here are some of the key trends to watch in the global siding market through the end of 2020 and beyond.


Updating the US’ Aging Infrastructure Means Opportunity for Pipe Suppliers

The American Water Works Association estimates that it will cost at least $1 trillion over the next 25 years to restore and expand the country’s water infrastructure.


As Electric Vehicles Go Mainstream, Global Battery Market Will See Rapid Expansion

As Electric Vehicles Go Mainstream, Global Battery Market Will See Rapid Expansion

EVs race to the mainstream continues. Investor interest is soaring, deliverables for major contracts are coming due, and technology innovations and new product introductions by both established automakers and EV start-ups are improving the affordability and performance.

  Automotive & Transport      Consumer Goods      Energy & Petroleum    

COVID Spike in E-Bike Demand Leads to Supply Shortages, But Long-Term Outlook Remains Bright

COVID Spike in E-Bike Demand Leads to Supply Shortages, But Long-Term Outlook Remains Bright

Highlighted in this blog are key global market trends to watch as the pandemic recedes and world economies renormalize in 2021 and beyond.