The phenolic resin market is expected to reach $11.7 billion by 2025

   August 25, 2020
According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the phenolic resin market is attractive with opportunities in the wood adhesive, molding compound, laminate, insulation, paper impregnation, and coating applications. The phenolic resin market is expected to reach an estimated $14.53 billion by 2025 and it is expected to decline in 2020 due to global economic recession led by COVID-19. However, market will witness recovery in the year 2021 and it is expected to reach an estimated $11.7 billion by 2025 with a CAGR of 2% to 4% from 2020 to 2025. The major drivers for growth in this market are increasing use of materials with fire retardant, heat resistant, and anti-corrosive properties in end use applications.

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In this market, wood adhesive, molding compound and laminate are the major applications. On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts that molding compound is expected to remain the largest application segment by value due to high heat resistance, mechanical strength and electrical properties and is used in automotive, aerospace, electronics and industrial market.  Wood adhesive will experience the highest growth over the forecast period supported by increasing demand for adhesives in furniture, water proof construction panels, beams, and marine plywood.           

Construction, transportation, electrical & electronic, and furniture are the major end use industries. Construction is expected to be the largest market by value and volume, and will experience the highest growth over the forecast period. 

By resin type, resol and novolac are the major resins used to manufacture adhesives, molding compound, and laminate.

 Asia Pacific (APAC) is expected to remain the largest region by value and volume. North America is expected to experience the highest growth over the forecast period due to growth in end use industries.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry, include the development of bio based phenolic resin, and increased penetration of phenolic resin in applications where fire, smoke, and toxicity properties are required. Hexion, Shandong Shengquan Chemical Co, Si Group, Sumitomo Bakelite, and Georgia–Pacific are some of the major suppliers of phenolic resin market.

Lucintel, a leading global strategic consulting and market research firm, has analyzed growth opportunities in the phenolic resin market by application type, end use industry, resin, region, and by country and has come up with a comprehensive research report entitled, “Growth Opportunities in the Phenolic Resin Industry 2020-2025: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis.” The Lucintel report serves as a catalyst for growth strategy as it provides a comprehensive data and analysis on trends, key drivers, and directions.

The study includes a forecast for the phenolic resin market by application, end use, resin, region and country as follows:

By application (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis from 2014 to 2025):

  • Wood adhesive

  • Molding compound

  • Laminate

  • Insulation

  • Coating

  • Paper Impregnation

  • Others

By end use industry (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis from 2014 to 2025):

  • Construction

  • Transportation

  • Electrical and Electronics

  • Furniture

  • Industrial

  • Others

By resin type (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis from 2014 to 2025):

  • Resol phenolic resin

  • Novolac and other phenolic resin

By region (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis from 2014 to 2025):

  • North America

  • Europe

  • APAC

  • ROW

By country (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis from 2014 to 2025):

  • North America

  • US

  • Canada

  • Mexico

  • Europe

  • Western Europe

  • Central/Eastern Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • China

  • Japan

  • India

  • Taiwan

  • Republic of Korea

  • Others

  • ROW

  • Middle East

  • Central/South America

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