4 Consumer Trends Driving the Behind-the-Wall Plumbing Market

The behind-the-wall plumbing market is benefitting from increases in the number of bathrooms installed per home.


Strong Roofing Market Also Provides Boost in Demand for Roofing Underlayment

Strong Roofing Market Also Provides Boost in Demand for Roofing Underlayment

An uptick in roof installation activity also spurred increases in demand for underlayment.


6 Food Packaging Applications Where Paper, Molded Fiber, & Other Materials Are Gaining Over Plastic

6 Food Packaging Applications Where Paper, Molded Fiber, & Other Materials Are Gaining Over Plastic

In the food industry, reducing consumption of virgin plastics in packaging is an increasingly important sustainability target for food brands and packaging suppliers.

  Industry Studies      Packaging      Plastics & Other Polymers    

5G Rollout Boosts Conduit Pipe Demand

5G Rollout Boosts Conduit Pipe Demand

The rollout of the fifth-generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks - 5G - began in 2019 and is expanding rapidly globally. India-based Airtel recently became the first telco to successfully demonstrate live 5G service over a commercial network.


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.


3D Printing, Motor Vehicles, & Other Growth Areas in the Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market

3D Printing, Motor Vehicles, & Other Growth Areas in the Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market

The global market for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) is forecast to reach 7.0 million metric tons in 2024 as penetration continues to expand in both developing and developed parts of the world.


Countertop Market Opportunities to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Countertop Market Opportunities to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Developing countries with strong building construction activity and relatively low countertop usage rates will see the fastest growth going forward.


Accelerating E-Commerce Trends Boost Demand for 3 Packaging Types During COVID-19 Pandemic

Accelerating E-Commerce Trends Boost Demand for 3 Packaging Types During COVID-19 Pandemic

Read about the three types of packaging that analysts expect to show growth due to spiking e-commerce orders amid the pandemic.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging      Plastics & Other Polymers    

Market Disruptions: Single-Use Plastic Bans and Supply Chain Considerations

Market Disruptions: Single-Use Plastic Bans and Supply Chain Considerations

The haphazard nature of single-use plastic bans is forming a complex regulatory landscape for disposables across the US.

  Consumer Goods      Custom Research      Plastics & Other Polymers    

4 Key Growth Areas for Liquid Silicone Rubber

4 Key Growth Areas for Liquid Silicone Rubber

The expanding range of end uses for liquid silicone rubber (LSR) has helped LSR outperform the larger silicone elastomer market over the last decade.

  Chemicals      Industry Studies      Plastics & Other Polymers