The size of the global flexible insulation market was at $ 7.63 billion in 2020 and is predicted to reach $ 10.74 billion by 2025, with a CAGR of 5.62% from 2020 to 2025.
The global flexible insulation industry is driven by factors such as the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, as well as the escalating number of green buildings, which generates positive impacts on the natural environment and climate. The other factors that would drive the flexible insulation industry are the presence of strict energy codes in construction in the form of rules and regulations and the expansion of the end-user sector. The lack of awareness of insulation in some countries, especially in Asia and Africa, restricts the industry for flexible insulation. The need for flexible insulation in industries is escalating day by day due to the growing awareness of the benefits associated with its use. The materials employed for insulation are available in different forms and can be installed effortlessly. Flexible insulation It the most important fusion of different compounds to stop the flow of heat and energy. It is classified into fibrous isolation, cell isolation, and granular isolation. Flexible insulation can be easily applied in applications where other materials cannot be employed. They are employed to prevent condensation, maintain process temperature, provide sound and protection, and save energy.
The worldwide flexible insulation industry is predicted to be driven by rising call from end-use businesses. Flexible insulators can be applied successfully or flexibly in applications where other materials cannot be employed. Flexible insulators are employed to maintain procedure temperatures, offer fire ignition and noise protection.
Recent Developments and Trends
Flexible Insulation Market Drivers
The escalating use of thermal insulation for low temperature, intermediate temperature and high temperature insulation is predicted to increase the call for flexible insulation market. The Asia-Pacific region industry is predicted to be driven by higher call from China, which is the largest industry. One of the main expansion drivers of the worldwide flexible insulation industry is the increase in construction activities around the world. Growing concerns related to energy conservation in buildings have driven call for the use of insulation materials in the non-residential and residential sectors, thus escalating industry expansion over the foreseen period. The call for fibrous and cellular thermal insulation material has escalated with respect to the variety of granulation, because the gas can be transferred through the granular insulation material, which can reduce the efficiency of the material.
Fluctuating plastic foam prices is likely to hamper industry expansion due to changes in crude oil prices on the international industry, as polystyrene is a derivative of crude oil.
The rising call for flexible insulation in the housing segment in nations like Germany is another reason for the rising industry for flexible insulation.
The evolution of prices in the flexible insulation industry is a great challenge for the industry.
Flexible Insulation Market Segmentation:
Fiberglass insulation accounts for the majority of the materials segment. The fiberglass insulation industry is believed to experience significant expansion due to its escalating use in different applications due to its light weight, high tear resistance and corrosion resistance.
By insulation type:
Thermal insulation is estimated to account for the largest share of the industry for insulation types. This is owing to thermal insulation offering a comfortable and hygienic indoor atmosphere at low ambient temperatures. Also, the escalating use of thermal insulation for low temperature, intermediate temperature and high temperature insulation is predicted to increase its call.
Flexible Insulation Regional Analysis:
The Flexible Insulation Report includes the segmentation of Regions with their respective Countries.
The European region is the largest flexible insulation industry, both in value and volume. Stringent building energy codes, along with European Union directives aimed at improving building efficiency, are predicted to drive call for flexible insulation in the region. Another reason for the expansion of the flexible insulation industry is the strong call for flexible insulation in the housing sector in countries such as Germany. Europe is the largest flexible insulation industry in terms of cost and volume. Strict energy standards for buildings, along with European guidelines for improving building performance, will strengthen flexible insulation requirements in the region. The rising call for flexible insulation in the housing fragment in nations like Germany is one more reason for the rising industry for flexible insulation.
Asia-Pacific is predicted to be the fastest-growing industry during the foreseen period in terms of value and volume. Escalating industrialization and the increase of the making fragment in the region is one more factor that is predicted to drive call for flexible insulation. Besides, the rapid urbanization of the region, coupled with rising income levels of the middle class, is generating high call from different industries, which in turn is predicted to drive the flexible insulation industry. The region's industry is predicted to be driven by an escalated calls from China, which is the largest industry, as well as from Japan, South Korea and India. Additionally, strict building codes in countries like China are predicted to drive call for flexible insulation in the region.
The presence and availability of worldwide brands and the challenges they face due to significant or rare competition from local and national brands, the impact of sales channels is taken into account when foreseeing national data.
Companies producing flexible insulation include Saint-Gobain (France), Armacell International S.A. (Luxembourg), BASF SE (Germany), Johns Manville Corporation (U.S.), Owens Corning (U.S.), Knauf Insulation Inc. (U.S.) , Continental AG (Germany), Kingspan Group Plc. (Republic of Ireland), Dow Corning Corporation (U.S.), Superlon Holdings BHD (Malaysia), L'ISOLANTE K-FLEX S.p.A. (Italy), Fletcher Building Ltd. (New Zealand), KCC Corporation (South Korea), Thermaxx Jackets, LLC (U.S.), Beijing New Buildings Materials Co. Ltd. (China), Pacor Inc. (U.S.), Thermaflex International Holding B.V. (Netherlands), Nichias Corporation (Japan), ALP Group (India), ALTANA AG (Germany), Cabot Corporation (U.S.), Aspen Aerogel Inc. (U.S.), Trocellen GmbH (Germany), Aeroflex AG (Switzerland), and Sekisui Pilon Pty Ltd. (Australia).
1.1 Market Definition
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods
1.4 General Study Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
2.2 Research Phases
2.2.1 Secondary Research
2.2.2 Primary Research
2.2.3 Econometric Modelling
2.2.4 Expert Validation
2.3 Analysis Design
2.4 Study Timeline
3.1 Executive Summary
3.2 Key Inferences
4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Key Challenges
4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market
5. Market Segmentation
5.1.5 Cross Linked Polyethylene
5.1.6 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Material
5.1.7 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Material
5.1.8 Market Share Analysis, By Material
5.2 Insulation Type
5.2.5 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Insulation Type
5.2.6 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Insulation Type
5.2.7 Market Share Analysis, By Insulation Type
6. Geographical Analysis
6.1.1 Regional Trends
6.1.2 Impact Analysis
6.1.3 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis
184.108.40.206 By Geographical Area
220.127.116.11 By Material
18.104.22.168 By Insulation Type
6.1.4 Market Attractiveness Analysis
22.214.171.124 By Geographical Area
126.96.36.199 By Material
188.8.131.52 By Insulation Type
6.1.5 Market Share Analysis
184.108.40.206 By Geographical Area
220.127.116.11 By Material
18.104.22.168 By Insulation Type
6.2 North America
6.1.2 United States
6.3.6 South Korea
6.5 Latin America
6.4.5 Rest of Latin America
6.6 Middle East & Africa
7. Strategic Analysis
7.1 PESTLE analysis
7.2 Porter’s Five analysis
7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
8. Market Leaders' Analysis
8.1 Armacell International S.A.
8.1.2 Product Analysis
8.1.3 Financial analysis
8.1.4 Recent Developments
8.1.5 SWOT analysis
8.1.6 Analyst View
8.3 BASF SE
8.4 Owens Corning
8.5 Johns Manville Corporation
8.6 Knauf Insulation Inc.
8.7 Continental AG
8.8 Dow Corning Corporation
8.9 L'ISOLANTE K-FLEX S.p.A.
8.10 Superlon Holdings BHD
8.11 Sekisui Pilon Pty Ltd.
8.12 Fletcher Building Ltd.
8.13 Aeroflex AG
8.14 KCC Corporation
9. Competitive Landscape
9.1 Market share analysis
9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis
9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures
9.4 New Product Launches
10. Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities
a) List of Tables
b) List of Figures