Global demand for power lawn and garden equipment is forecast to grow 2.5% per year to $24.2 billion in 2021. Demand for power lawn and garden equipment will remain heavily concentrated in the US, Canada and Western Europe, which will together account for 75% of the total global increase in sales between 2016 and 2021.

Demand for fiberglass insulation is forecast to advance 2.9% per annum to 4.6 billion pounds in 2021, valued at $4.4 billion. Fiberglass is projected to remain the most widely used insulation material due to favorable characteristics such as installation and handling advantages over other insulation materials; high R-values; and superior resistance to mold, moisture, and insect damage.

In 2016, US safety and security drone sales totaled $90 million. This includes products and services that are utilized by both commercial and consumer end users, but excludes any military drone use.

Global windows and doors demand is projected to advance 4.5% per year to $214 billion in 2021. The US and China will drive demand as they account for 65% of the global sales growth over this period.

Globally, demand for water filtration products in the municipal market is expected to rise 5.8% per year to $27.2 billion in 2021. In developing regions, expanding infrastructure, increasing access to treated water supplies and wastewater treatment, and stricter standards for drinking quality will support rigorous gains.

Through 2021, revenues for home healthcare are projected to increase 5.7% annually to $104 billion. Growth will be driven by a number of factors, including: • a shift in preferences toward aging in place • improving technology that allows more types of care to be provided in the home • expanding coverage and participation by a variety of payment sources • lack of access to institutional care in rural areas • cost advantages over institutional skilled nursing care • rising interest in PERS monitoring • the advantage of providing care in a patient’s home, which can lead to improved patient outcomes

Demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA), or self-adhesive, labels is expected to rise 3.5% per year to $15.1 billion in 2021. Demand for pressure sensitives, which accounted for 76% of total label demand in 2016, will benefit from greater demand for value-added types and smart labels.

Demand for insulated shipping containers is projected to increase 4.7% annually to $1.0 billion in 2021. Gains will be fueled by the rising online sales of meal kits and other perishable food and beverage products.

Demand for silicone liquid-applied roof coatings is forecast to rise 5.1% annually to 2.44 million squares in 2021. This above average growth rate will be spurred by rapid gains for cool roofing applications as roofing professionals opt for coatings that meet CRRC cool roofing guidelines while also offering superior performance properties.

China is by far the largest exporter of plumbing products in the world, running a $3.4 billion trade surplus for 2016. China is the leading exporter of these products to the United States, which is the second largest consumer of plumbing products in the world.