Sales of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) in Western Europe are anticipated to more than double through 2022, rising on average annual gains of 21% to 1.9 million units. The continuation of the subsidies, tax benefits, and infrastructure incentives available in 2017 will promote West European HEV sales.

Demand for household insect repellents is forecast to grow 3.8% per year to $410 million in 2022, supported by concerns about such insect-borne diseases as: • ehrlichiosis • Lyme disease • Rocky Mountain spotted fever • tick paralysis • West Nile virus • Zika virus Gains will also be supported by heightened concerns about the potential adverse effects of insecticides.

Global demand for fluid handling pumps is projected to grow 5.6% per year to $84.4 billion in 2022 based on broad growth across major markets. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest regional pump market, and it will experience above average growth.

Global demand for medium and heavy motorcycles is projected to expand 9.9% per annum to nearly 5.5 million units in 2022, well above the average pace for the internal combustion engine (ICE) market as a whole. Segment gains will be driven by multiple trends, including: • rising replacement product demand in North America and Western Europe, following an economic recession during which many consumers delayed major purchases • rapidly increasing demand for more expensive product types in a range of developing nations, including Brazil, China, and India • increasing use of motorcycles for recreational activities globally • formation of motorcycle cultures in many countries, leading to consumers increasingly viewing high-end motorcycles as status symbols • growing availability of medium and heavy motorcycles in many developing nations and the proliferation of financing options

Worldwide styrenic block copolymers (SBC) demand is expected to expand at a 3.9% annual pace through 2022 to 2.4 million metric tons, valued at $8.9 billion, a rate consistent with the growth of the 2012-2017 period. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the leading consumer of SBCs, continuing to account for about 60% of demand.

Foamed plastic insulation in the residential market is forecast to rise 4.4% per annum to 520 million pounds in 2022, valued at $1.1 billion. Foamed plastics are projected to be the fastest growing material in the residential insulation market through 2022.

Demand for outdoor fixtures is expected to increase 6.7% per year to $5.5 billion in 2022. A wide variety of fixtures are installed outdoors, including area and floodlighting, roadway lighting, and other types such as spotlighting and nonroadway high-mast lighting.

Demand for fiber cement siding is forecast to grow 3.3% per year to 2.1 billion square feet in 2022. Fiber cement siding sales will continue to outperform those of most other siding products.

Demand for travel trailers is expected to rise 5.2% per year through 2022 to $12.6 billion, with volume reaching 475,000 units on 3.9% annual growth. Shipments of travel trailers are expected to grow 5.2% per year through 2022, reaching $13.6 billion.

Demand for transportation refrigeration systems is projected to increase 4.2% per year through 2022 to $2.7 billion. Growth opportunities will stem largely from the ongoing need for refrigerated transport of food and beverages.