Insulation Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2030

Insulation Market Information by Material (Fiberglass, Plastic Fibers, Mineral Wool, Natural Fibers and Others) and by Applications (Residential, and Non-Residential) and Region - Forecast to 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/1123-HCR | January 2023 | Region: Global | 132 Pages         

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Insulation Market

Insulation Market is projected to be worth USD 40.8 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 6.30% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030).

By Material Fiberglass Plastic Fibers Mineral Wool Natural Fibers Others
By Application Residential Non-Residential
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Huntsman Corporation   Knauf Gips   Owens Corning   CertainTeed Corporation   Johns Manville   Bayer AG   Atlas Roofing Corporation   Dow Building Solutions   Nova Chemicals Corporation   GAF Materials and others.
Market Driving Forces    The rapidly increasing application industries
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Insulation Market Overview

Insulation Market is anticipated to reach USD 40.8 billion by 2030 at a CAGR of 6.30% during the forecast 2022-2030. The insulation materials reduce heat, water, and other energy consumption, which is the chief reason it is applied in construction activities. The increased industrial application of insulating products is driving the Insulation Market Size. The rapid growth of industries is accelerating the market’s demand. The increased usage of insulated equipment favors the manufacturers to increase their production capacity to meet the industrial vertical’s demand. 

The rise in focus on energy consumption reduction and the efficient installation, recycling, and use of green materials are boosting the Insulation Market Share. The customers increased rate of investment for their new homes shows a positive impact on the Insulation Market. Propelling the insulating materials requirements in residential and commercial applications in the developed regions such as the North American region and Europe is accelerating the Insulation Market Growth.

The government policies and other important policies and initiatives play a crucial role, such as the new legislation and policies enhancing the adoption of modern building techniques. The developmental regulations for upgrading mandatory thickness requirements in buildings are fueling up the demand for such materials.

 An increase in awareness towards environmental awareness and energy conservation in developing countries is driving the market’s growth. The rise in the adoption of zero energy buildings and sustainable construction are other major factors influencing the demand of the Insulation Market. Insulation properties offer basic properties such as enhanced inhabitants’ comfort level, high-performance buildings, noise protection and fire resistance.

The growth in the construction industry and the rise in innovation towards the adoption of energy-efficient is accelerating the market revenues. The domestic players’ competition with the international players is making stronger customer relations required, which is fueling up the market’s demand. Manufacturers are developing strong distribution networks for improving to profit the margins. Additionally, the reduction of heating and cooling load in the construction sector by the installation of glass wool, plastic foam and EPS is significantly increasing Insulation Market Value.

The Insulation Market is has noticed remarkable growth over the past years, and it is expected to continue its growth consistency during the forecast period.

COVID-19 Analysis

The COVID-19 was a tough situation for the Insulation Market due to the strict lockdown guidelines. The market faced a difficult situation when the raw materials supply was halted for a longer period due to travel restrictions. The manufacturing and other industrial units stopped their operational activities till the unlock period, which affected the production process and resulted in a huge downfall in the growth graph. 

Noticing the pandemic loss, the industrial players are recovering the loss by implementing strategies and plans to overcome the restraining factors. Future development and improvements are made to normalize the market's growth. Further, the Insulation Market Revenue is estimated to grow at a significant growth rate.

Chief Factors Existing In The Market

Key Market DriversThe rise in demand for sustainable residential buildings due to the growing population and industrialization is chiefly driving the Insulation Industry. Moreover, the technological advancements for thermal insulation like vacuum panels and R&D activities are advancing transparent thermal products, which will drive the industry growth.Market ChallengesThe market faced severe challenges during the pandemic period that hampered its growth rate. The less availability of raw materials is another challenging factor of the market.Market OpportunitiesThe presence of major manufacturing industries in China, India, Brazil, and Mexico is estimated to boost the demand for fiberglass material in industrial buildings, which is setting wide opportunities. Factors such as rapid industrialization and urbanization in emerging countries are driving the demand for better infrastructure. Moreover, the increase in regulatory support and demand for residential and industrial insulation are the factors fueling up the product demand.Market RestraintsThe restraining factors, such as the change in raw material prices and limited production, are hampering the growth rate of the market at the global level. 

Cumulative Evaluation Of The Market

The cumulative evaluation of the Insulation Market Analysis reports views the market overview. The growth factors and demand are driving the market, and the key player's developments are accelerating the market. The major growth is enabling factors, such as the drivers and opportunities, propelling the market to reach its value. Other factors such as restraining and challenging factors restrict its growth due to their negative impact. The key players highly focus on the opportunities for ensuring the market reaches its estimated value efficiently. Therefore, the Insulation Market is estimated to successfully reach its CAGR during the review period.

Market Segmentation

 Insulation Market Share

Market Segmentation

The Insulation Market is segmented based on two major segments: materials and application. These segments are further segmented into different forms.

By MaterialsThe material segment of the market is classified into fiberglass, plastic fibers, mineral wool, natural fibers and others. All these materials are widely used for insulating purposes in industrial verticals.By ApplicationThe application segment of the market is divided into residential and non-residential.

Regional Analysis

According to the geographical reports, the Insulation Market covers the major continents with tremendous growth, such as the North American region, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Rest of the world.

The Asia Pacific is capturing the largest market share of the Insulation Market Share, and it is estimated to record a good CAGR during the forecast period. The rise in oil production in prominent countries such as China and India. The raise of concerns regarding energy wastage and the materials demand for refurbishing is driving the APAC region.

North America is emerging due to the demand from manufacturing, oil and gas, metal and mining, power, and other industrial verticals, which operate with high-temperature production. The players of this region focus on improving the product by regular maintenance and inspection.

Europe is considered the second largest region, and it is estimated to record considerable CAGR in the forecast period. The region is an early adopter of insulating materials due to the rapid growth of industrialization and the presence of chief manufacturers to conduct high sales rates, and these factors are driving the European market.

The other regions of the world, such as Central and South America, are noticing a slow CAGR rate due to political and economic disturbances in Brazil, the leading user of industrial insulation materials. The growing demand for insulation materials in the Middle East and Africa regions is driving the growth of the petrochemical industry and infrastructure development.

Competitive Intensity Within The Industry 

The key players of the Insulation Market are accelerating its growth with their developments at the global level. The partnership and competition between the players are driving the market’s demand towards more innovation. The leading industrial players of the Insulation Market includes;

  • Huntsman Corporation

  • Knauf Gips

  • Owens Corning

  • CertainTeed Corporation

  • Johns Manville

  • Bayer AG

  • Atlas Roofing Corporation

  • Dow Building Solutions

  • Nova Chemicals Corporation

  • GAF Materials and others.

Recent Market Developments

In November 2021- HUNTSMAN BUILDING SOLUTIONS reached the National Building Code in Canada’s certification standards guarantying the spray foam insulation (SPF) products that the company sells in Canada and does not possess high global warming potential (GWP) and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The company has finished production of all products with HFCs by January 2021 for meeting full agreement under the Department of Environment and Climate Change of Canada. It substituted the blowing agent with hydro fluoro olefin (HFO), enabling them to meet the demand of buildings, engineers, homeowners, architects, contractors, and builders who demand the best insulating products with lesser environmental impact.In October 2021, BEWI, a prominent global supplier of components, packaging, and insulation solutions, announced signing a contract for the 100% acquisition of Kemisol Group, a Belgian insulation company. Kemisol is one of the major suppliers of expanded polystyrene (EPS) in Belgium, providing a broad range of insulation solutions to the building and construction industry. Consideration for the shares was paid in cash via existing sources. The finances of both the firms will be combined from 1 December 2021According to the recent news, following the government's call for residential developers to contributions to the remediation of unsafe cladding in developments of residences between 11-18 meters, the Secretary of State for the Department of Levelling Up has written to the Construction Products Association for making it clear that the government was expecting the cladding and insulation manufacturers to make commitments to contribute for cost of fixing unsafe cladding.

Report Overview

The growth report of the Insulation Market Forecast states the market's growth based on the presence of growth factors and key measures. Amid the COVID-19 loss, the market will get back to its normal condition, as discussed in the report. The dynamic factors of the market and their effects were explained in brief. The segmentation analysis states the major segments and their sub-segments. The regional analysis gives a view of the major regions of the Insulation Market. The significant role of the industrial players and their recent developments will drive the market at the global level. Therefore, the Insulation Market is estimated to reach a good CAGR value of the market. 

Key Industrial Segments

By Material 

  • Fiberglass

  • Plastic Fibers

  • Mineral Wool

  • Natural Fibers¬†

  • Others

By Applications 

  • Residential

  • Non-Residential

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: USD 40.8 billion
  CAGR   6.30%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022¬†to¬†2030
  Historical Data   2019¬†&¬†2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Material, By Applications and Region
  Geographies Covered    North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Huntsman Corporation, Knauf Gips, Owens Corning, CertainTeed Corporation, Johns Manville, Bayer AG, Atlas Roofing Corporation, Dow Building Solutions, Nova Chemicals Corporation, GAF Materials
  Key Market Opportunities   Insulation materials are used to reduce the heat, water and energy consumption
  Key Market Drivers   The rapidly increasing application industries

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Companies like Owens Corning, Huntsman Corporation, Knauf Gips, Johns Manville, CertainTeed Corporation, Atlas Roofing Corporation, Bayer AG, Nova Chemicals Corporation, Dow Building Solutions, and GAF Materials have the chance to initiate changes for the insulation market.

The insulation market is projected to reach USD 40.8 billion by 2030

Fiberglass, plastic fibers, mineral wools, and natural fibers are materials considered in the global insulation market assessment.

Insulation can curb water, heat, and energy consumption, which can ensure insulation market growth.

The automotive industry can ensure better uptake of the insulation market.

Both residential and non-residential applications are anticipated to crucially impact growth for the insulation market.