Advances will be driven by opportunities in bedding, a formerly mature market that continues to be revitalized by the success of memory foam, and strong demand from carpet and flooring markets.

The healthcare sector will register the most rapid demand gains of any major single-use battery market, averaging 5.9 percent per year through 2020, much faster than the overall single-use battery market growth of just 1.5 percent annually.

Demand for security products and services in the education market is expected to rise 3.4 percent annually to $2.5 billion in 2020.