The Universal Selection Source: Adhesives Ingredients

Industry News

Hot Melt Adhesives Market to Reach USD 9.46 Billion by 2022: MarketsandMarkets

Published on 2017-05-24. Author : SpecialChem

The report "Hot Melt Adhesives (HMA) Market by Type (EVA, SBC, MPO, APAO, Polyamides, Polyolefins, Polyurethanes), Application (Packaging Solutions, Nonwoven Hygiene Products, Furniture & Woodwork, Bookbinding), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The Hot Melt Adhesives (HMA) market is projected to grow from an estimated USD 6.92 Billion in 2017 to USD 9.46 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.5%. The market is driven by the growing demand for HMAs in packaging solutions and nonwoven hygiene products as it provides adhesion without odor or color.

Hot Melt Adhesives

Classification of HMAs


Hot melt adhesives can be classified into:
  • Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
  • Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBC)
  • Amorphous Poly-Alphaolefin (APAO)
  • Metallocene
  • Polyolefin (mPO)
  • Other Polyolefins (POP, PE, and so on)
  • Polyurethane
  • Polyamide
  • Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA)
  • Acrylic

EVA to Lead


EVA is projected to lead the type segment of HMA, in terms of value and volume, during the forecast period, due to the wide usage of EVA in the manufacture of HMAs for various applications. The cost effectiveness of EVA over other types, is also leading to the growing demand for the manufacture of HMAs.

Applications of HMAs


HMAs are used in a number of industries such as packaging solutions, nonwoven hygiene products, bookbinding, and furniture & woodwork, among others. Packaging solutions, nonwoven hygiene products, and others applications of HMAs accounted for more than 80% of the HMA market, in terms of value and volume, in 2016. The packaging solutions application is expected to lead the HMA market in terms of value and volume, during the forecast period, due to the increasing use of HMAs in various packaging solution applications, primarily food packaging.

Asia-Pacific: The fastest growing market for HMA


The HMA market in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR. In the Asia-Pacific, China and India are leading the HMA market. In emerging markets such as the Asia-Pacific and South America, the nonwoven hygiene products segment is projected to drive the HMA market. This is due to changing consumer lifestyles, ageing populations, low mortality rates, demographic changes, and increasing consumer awareness regarding health and hygiene.

Key Players


Key players in the HMA market are 3M Company (U.S.), Arkema (France), Dow Corning (U.S.), H.B. Fuller (U.S.), Henkel AG & Company KGaA (Germany), Jowat SE (Germany), Beardow & Adams (Adhesives) Limited (U.K.), and Sika AG (Switzerland).

PS: If you liked this News, you might enjoy our Adhesives Industry Newsletter. All the Industry News delivered once a week right to your inbox. Sign up here!


Source: MarketsandMarkets
Be the first to comment on "Hot Melt Adhesives Market to Reach USD 9.46 Billion by 2022: MarketsandMarkets"

Leave a comment





Your email address and name will not be published submitting a comment or rating implies your acceptance to SpecialChem Terms & Conditions
Back to Top