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Insulation (Fiberglass, Plastic Foam, Mineral Wool and Others) Market for Residential Construction, Industrial, HVAC & OEM, and Nonresidential Construction Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020

Report Description

Insulation materials are non-conducting materials which are used to isolate something from its surrounding atmosphere and sustain its normal state of being. Insulation can be of several types, viz., thermal insulation, acoustic insulation, and electrical insulation. Good insulators have atoms packed in such a way that they cannot vibrate to the extent required to successfully transfer the amount of heat, electrical, or sound energy applied to it. Insulating materials can be broadly classified into mineral fibers and plastic foams. The quality of the insulator is determined by the R-value it provides. R-value is the degree of thermal resistance of the material; a higher R-value signifies a better insulator. Insulating materials made from fiberglass, mineral wool, and plastic foam are used in the building and construction industry, and in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning applications.

This report provides detailed analysis and forecast of the insulation market on a global and regional level from 2014 to 2020. On the global level, the market has been segmented based on revenue (US$ Mn) from 2014 to 2020. For an in-depth understanding of the market at the regional level, the demand for insulation materials has been forecast in terms of revenue (US$ Mn) from 2014 to 2020. The report includes drivers and restraints, and their impact on the growth of the market during the forecast period. Furthermore, the study encompasses various opportunities for market growth at the global and regional level.

We have included a thorough analysis of the value chain in order to provide a detailed understanding of the market. Additionally, we have included the Porter’s five forces model, which provides an insight into the intensity of the competition in the market. The study also comprises a market attractiveness analysis, where numerous end users are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

Size of the global insulation market has been presented in terms of revenue. Market revenue is represented in US$ Mn. Market numbers are provided based on product types and applications for the global as well as regional market. Both domestic and captive sales of insulation materials have been considered. Market numbers are provided based on product types along with market size and forecast for each major product type in the context of the global as well as regional markets. Numbers provided in the report are derived based on demand for insulation in various applications across various regions. Market revenue has been calculated based on sales and consumption trends. All US$ exchange rates are as of 2013. We have used the top-down approach to estimate the global insulation market, which has been split by region. The application market has been derived using the bottom-up approach for each regional market separately, with the global application split being an integration of regional estimates.

The market has been segmented based on various products and applications. Each segment has been analyzed and forecast based on revenue (US$ Mn) from 2014 to 2020. Additionally, the segments have been analyzed and forecast based on the current trends at the global and regional level. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW). Demand has been analyzed and forecast based on the current trends for a period of six years.

The report provides the profiles of leading companies. The study features profiles of companies such as Knauf Gips KG, Owens Corning, Johns Manville, CertainTeed Corporation, Huntsman International LLC, Atlas Roofing Corporation, Duro-Last Roofing, Inc., The Dow Chemical Company, and ROCKWOOL International A/S. The market has been segmented as below:

Insulation Market - Product Segment Analysis

  • Fiberglass
  • Plastic Foam
  • Mineral Wool
  • Other (Including cotton wool, slag wool, etc.)

Insulation Market - Application Analysis 

  • Residential Construction
  • Industrial, HVAC, and OEM
  • Nonresidential Construction

Insulation Market - Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World

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