Acoustic Insulation Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Acoustic Insulation Market Research Report: Information by Material Type (Polyethylene, Glass Fiber, Wood, Stone Wool, Glass Wool, Mineral Wool, Metal, and Others), Application (Ceilings, Walls, Floors, and Others), End-Use Industry (Building & Construction, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, and Others), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa)—Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/2116-HCR | February 2023 | Region: Global | 111 Pages         

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Acoustic Insulation Market

Acoustic Insulation Market is projected to be worth USD 21.71 Billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030)

By Material Type Polyethylene Glass Fiber Wood Stone Wool Glass Wool Mineral Wool Metal
Application Ceilings Walls Floors
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Saint-Gobain (France)   Knauf Insulation (US)   Armacell International (Germany)   Soprema (France)   Rockwool International (Denmark)   Huntsman (US)   Owens Corning (US)   Kingspan Group (Ireland)   BASF SE (Germany)   Johns Manville (US)
Market Driving Forces   The gaining popularity of acoustic products among developing nations.
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Acoustic Insulation Market Overview:

Acoustic Insulation Market is projected to be worth USD 21.71 Billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030), The market was valued at USD 14 billion in 2021.The Acoustic insulation market is one such upcoming market trend that is known for developing sound-absorbing materials and which control the sound levels in the environment and is useful for regulatory compliances. The acoustic insulation market is known for developing acoustic insulation materials which enable soundproofing and reduce noise pollution.

Such materials are used in buildings, architecture, premises for the absorption of various unwanted and loud noises which may affect mental health and cause stress. The increasing awareness in terms of environment-friendly products has motivated the acoustic insulation market trends with developments being made in terms of innovations and better technologies to foster the growth of the market all around the globe.

The positive shift among people towards privacy and mental health allows manufacturers to look for various alternatives to provide for sound-absorbing materials and the acoustics insulation market provides for all such home accessories such as soundproof mats, cushions, curtains, and many others to prevent sound transmission from one building to another.

COVID 19 Analysis:

The novel coronavirus or the Covid 19 pandemic has negatively impacted the acoustic insulation market since the focus of the people had shifted from construction of buildings and high expenditures on non-necessary goods which include the acoustic materials and thus, it lead to the downfall of the acoustic insulation industry creating an imbalance. Due to the lockdowns in various countries and restrictions laid thereof the demand for the various consumer-oriented goods has gradually decreased and the production units have become sore which has ultimately led to the ousting of the acoustic insulation market.

The impact of covid 19 can be easily seen in a way that most of the big players have to shut down their main production units and are also forced to lay off employees. However, it is expected that the market will certainly pick up growth as soon as the lockdown restrictions are removed and people can move freely. It is expected that the post-lockdown period would be a great success for the acoustic insulation market revenue since people would now be more attracted towards mental peace and health. The building and construction segment of the end-user is expected to provide maximum returns with more investments being made by the public for construction purposes.


DriversThe acoustic insulation market has been continuously striving towards growth and the key drivers for the continuous growth remain the applicability and efficiency of acoustic products and the gaining popularity of acoustic products among developing nations. The population in such countries has been rising significantly and the demands of the public have shifted to such products which can reduce sound to the maximum.

Due to the increased population, the demand for building hotels, malls, cinema halls, and other constructions has been on a roll with maximum efforts being made towards the installation of acoustic fiber materials in each building which has boosted the acoustic insulation market size. Countries like India and China in the Asia-Pacific region have been the major contributors in terms of their rising demands for construction and development purposes.

RestraintsThough the acoustic insulation market is bound to experience continuous growth, some hindrances might act as barriers towards growth and must be removed to enhance easy growth. Lack of awareness among developing and underdeveloped nations have not allowed the entry of the acoustic insulation market to explore a region that may result in a lost opportunity. The customers in these countries only know acoustic material as soundproofing and do not like to spend their disposable income on such products.

A Slowdown in the European industry has also resulted in a restraint to the acoustic insulation market whereby the entire construction and real estate sector in the European countries is experiencing a slump which indirectly affects the market for acoustic materials.

Technology AnalysisThe acoustic insulation market has been developed based on profound technology and the capacity of the acoustic materials to control the sound waves and minimize their effects and thus, it is a technologically driven market. The acoustic insulation market is supported by acoustic sensors which is the latest technology being used to control negative sound and improve the efficiency of the acoustic fibers. 

The acoustic sensor technology is rapidly advanced and has been used in radio transmitters and as components at the base stations for satellite communications. The Automobile industry has also been using acoustic sensors to filter all the noises out of the car engines and make them less noisy and environment-friendly.

Study Objectives:

  • To analyze the trends that are prevalent in the global market regions and players that will dominate the global trends and lead the market operations towards growth figures that have been predicted by the prominent leaders in the international market and key experts for the ongoing forecast period that ends in 2030. 

  • To understand the scale of functioning of the global market segments that are prevalent through their ability to meet the vibrant needs of the target audience for market products and services in major mushrooming regions across the globe for the period. 

  • To draw a competitive scale amongst the global market players producing the electric commercial vehicles and to understand the recent developments of the key market players in the recent past that promise great results to the market for the ongoing forecast period and market trends that end in 2028. 

Segment Overview:The additive masterbatch market has been segmented as follows:

1)    By Material Type

  • Stone Wool

  • Glass Wool

  • Plastic Foam

  • Others 

2)    By End-users

  • Building & Construction

    • Residential

    • Commercial

  • Industrial

  • Transportation

    • Automotive

    • Aerospace

    • Marine

    • Others


  • By Geography

  • North America

    • The U.S.

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • UK

    • France

    • Italy

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific


    • Latin America

    • Middle East

    • Africa

Regional AnalysisThe global acoustic insulation market has been divided into four regions where each region has been contributing significantly in terms of its capabilities and population demands. However, among the four nations, the Asia-Pacific region has been accounting for the major acoustic insulation market share whereby the key drivers towards the growth of the acoustic insulation industry are developed here, and the population seems to be quite interested in the innovations in terms of new products in the market.

The major acoustic insulation market revenue is expected to come from countries like India, Japan, China, and Korea who are experiencing increased demand for construction of buildings, hotels, airports, hospitals, schools, libraries, etc. with installed acoustic fibers.

The European region is also experiencing steady growth where the acoustic market trends have shifted from the commercial sector to the automobile sector, defense purposes, and space programs. The North American region is also experiencing demand for acoustic materials in the defense and aerospace industries.

Competitive LandscapeThe competitive landscape in terms of the acoustic insulation market has been immense and nail-biting with new players easily entering the market and the existing players making huge investments in this segment. The big names from this market are:

  • Saint-Gobain (France)

  • Knauf Insulation (US)

  • Armacell International (Germany)

  • Soprema (France)

  • Rockwool International (Denmark)

  • Huntsman (US)

  • Owens Corning (US)

  • Kingspan Group (Ireland)

  • BASF SE (Germany)

  • Johns Manville (US)  

The key players in the market are more focused on developing future strategies and set themselves as joint ventures to increase the acoustic insulation market share and size.

Recent Developments:

  • Knauf insulation recently launched its new product namely Acoustic Batt which has been designed significantly to reduce noise in the South-African market. Acoustic Batt is high-performance mineral wool that has been designated for use in partition walls and floors of rooms to prevent noises.

  • May 2021- Skandia has received Transport Canada STC approval for its acoustic soundproofing kit for Bombardier Global Express, 5000, and 6000 large-cabin business jets, in addition to 80 airframe-specific soundproofing kits the firm already offers. Developed and tested in 2020, the kit is the company's third one for business aircraft to receive Transport Canada, EASA, and FAA STC approval. Its business aircraft soundproofing program started with the Pilatus PC-12 and Beechcraft King Air 200. The Global kit is available to operators as an à la carte assortment of soundproofing materials, including floor damping, baggage, chin fairing; over-frame blanket; thermal, acoustic insulation bags; and Aerolite carpet pad. As per the company statement, in a Global 6000, the kit lessens average sound by 3.06 dB (SIL). The probable weight of the whole kit is between 550 and 600 pounds.

  • November 2021- Triumph Interiors by Triumph Group functioning company has earned a long-term contract with Boeing to produce composite cockpit assemblies and the air distribution system composite ducting on the 777X. Furthermore, Triumph Interiors will offer the thermal-acoustic primary insulation systems for the 767 Freighter, 737 MAX, and 777, and the KC-46 multi-role tanker and P-8 Poseidon defense platforms.The win signifies a significant share of Triumph's Interiors business sales for the long term and materially boosts Triumph's backlog.

  • In the Asia-Pacific region, India has announced an investment of $120.5 billion in building 100 airports and industrial clusters which are expected to be acoustically insulated which would increase the acoustic market share.

  • Recently, Johns Manville has acquired ITW insulation systems which are well-known in the industrial sector for their low-temperature insulations and metal-jacket solutions. Thus, it would create an opportunity for the holding company to expand insulated solutions in the industrial sector as well.

Report OverviewThe Global report helps the investors to gain meaningful information about the market and make decisions wisely. The report discusses the steps taken by the market leaders to boost the market growth and inflate market valuation for their good. The report fully summarises the ongoing market scenario in the additive masterbatch market which would help the intended audience to seek more information about the market. The objective of the report was to fully summarise the key players in the market and their role in boosting the electric vehicle market value. The report also discusses the future growth prospects and the competitive landscape in the electric commercial vehicle industry and lays down the expected growth rate of the market along with the hindrances it might have to face.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: USD 21.71 Billion
  CAGR   5% (2022-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Material Type, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Saint-Gobain (France), ROCKWOOL International A/S (Denmark), Knauf Insulation (Germany), Johns Manville (US), Owens Corning (US), Kingspan Group (Ireland), Armacell International (Germany), BASF SE (Germany), Siderise Group (UK), Recticel Insulation (Belgium), Trelleborg AB (Sweden), Fletcher Insulation (Australia), U.P. Twiga Fiberglass Limited (India), Primacoustic (Canada), and Autex Group (New Zealand)
  Key Market Opportunities   The increasing awareness in terms of environment-friendly products
  Key Market Drivers   The gaining popularity of acoustic products among developing nations.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Asia-Pacific region is expected to have a high growth rate and market share in the rotogravure printing ink industry.

The key manufacturers in the market who hold a dominant position are Saint-Gobain (France), Knauf Insulation (US), Armacell International (Germany), Soprema (France), Rockwool International (Denmark), Huntsman (US)Owens Corning (US)

The building and construction segment in the end-use segment is the one expected to provide maximum growth.

The expected growth rate of the acoustic insulation market is estimated to be 5% by 2030.