North America Polyurethane (PU) Market is expected to reach USD 19.18 billion by 2024. Polyurethane (PU) is a most adaptable plastic material formed by reacting a polyol with a polymeric isocyanate or di-isocyanate in presence of additives and catalyst. It is also termed as polycarbamates. They have high abrasion resistance, low in cost, good low temperature quality, and wide molecular structural variability. North America Polyurethane (PU) Market is estimated to grow at a significant CAGR of 4.2% over the forecast period as the scope and its applications are rising enormously across the globe.
Increasing anxiety regarding energy efficacy in the region, technological enhancement, growing customer awareness regarding thermal insulation, rising shift towards sustainable construction, and presence of major industries in the region are documented as major factors of North America Polyurethane (PU) Market that are estimated to enhance the growth in the years to come. However, poor thermal capability and weather ability and its flammable property may restrain overall market growth in the coming years. North America Polyurethane (PU) industry is segmented based on product type, end use, and region
Polyurethane elastomers, rigid polyurethane foam, adhesives & sealants, flexible polyurethane foam, polyurethane coatings, and other product types could be explored in North America Polyurethane (PU) in the forecast period. Polyurethane elastomers sector comprises cast polyurethane elastomers, sprayed polyurethane elastomers, and others.
Rigid polyurethane foam sector accounted for the substantial market share of North America Polyurethane (PU) and is estimated to continue its dominance in the coming years. However, flexible polyurethane board is estimated to have high demand from end users like transportation, packaging, furniture, bedding, textiles, and others as they have good handling strength, durability, energy absorption property, and resiliency.
The market may be categorized based on end users like packaging, furniture & bedding, footwear, construction, automotive, electronics & appliances, and others that could be explored in the forecast period. Construction sector accounted for the substantial market share of North America Polyurethane (PU) and is estimated to lead the overall market in the coming years. This may be because of high spending in the United States, to improve public infrastructure and existing road. Also, electronics & appliances id estimated to grow at fastest pace with significant CAGR in the coming years.
The United States accounted for the substantial market share of North America Polyurethane (PU) and is estimated to lead the overall market in the coming years. The reason behind the overall market could be high demand for PU products from several end users like automotive, furniture, packaging, and construction and high consumer disposable income.
Mexico follow suit and is estimated to have a positive influence on the future growth. Also, it is estimated to grow at significant CAGR in the coming years. The aspects that may be ascribed to the growth comprise growing demand for lightweight and energy-efficient materials.
The key players of North America Polyurethane (PU) Market are Alchemie Ltd., BASF, Mitsui Chemicals America, Inc., The Dow Chemical Company, Tosoh America, Inc., Bayer Material Science, and Huntsman Corporation. These players are concentrating on inorganic growth to sustain themselves amongst fierce competition. As companies all over the world have to believe that alliance with a market would permit them proportional market existence and authority to declare the leadership position.
North America Polyurethane (PU) Product Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2010 - 2024)
• Rigid Polyurethane Foam
• Flexible Polyurethane Foam
• Polyurethane Coatings
• Adhesives & Sealants
• Polyurethane Elastomers
• Sprayed Polyurethane Elastomers
• Cast Polyurethane Elastomers
North America Polyurethane (PU) End-Use Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2010 - 2024)
• Furniture & Bedding
• Electronics & Appliances
North America Polyurethane (PU) Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2010 - 2024)
Research Support Specialist, USA