Market Overview

The Market for Construction Chemicals in the US by Product: Forecast to 2022 - Protective Coatings & Sealers to Remain the Largest Product Type through 2022 -


The "Construction
Chemicals in the US by Product and Market, 7th Edition"
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This industry study presents historical demand data (2007, 2012, and
2017) and forecasts for 2022 by product, including protective coatings
and sealers, caulks and adhesives, cement additives, grouts and mortars,
polymer flooring, asphalt additives, sprayed polyurethane foam, and
other construction chemicals.

The study also evaluates the US construction chemicals market by segment
(residential building construction, nonresidential building
construction, and nonbuilding construction) and activity (new
construction, improvement and repair).

Healthy Expansion in Nonresidential Building Activity to Drive
Demand for Construction Chemicals

Growth will be fueled by gains in construction spending, in particular
for transportation, utilities, and institutional applications.

Key Findings

Protective Coatings and Sealers to Remain the Largest Product Type
Through 2022

Protective coatings and sealers are expected to remain the largest
market for construction chemicals, supported by their widespread use
across a variety of applications. The continued shift to water-based
coatings will further support growth, as concerns regarding the
environmental and health impact of potentially dangerous chemicals

Caulks and Adhesives Will Offer the Best Opportunities

Caulks and adhesives will provide robust opportunities through 2022,
boosted by gains in residential construction and routine maintenance of
the residential housing stock in the US, which has a median age of 40
years. Cement additives are expected to see the fastest growth among
construction chemicals through 2022. An acceleration in spending on new
roads and bridges, as well as maintenance of the country's aging
transportation infrastructure, will help drive demand.

Nonbuilding Construction to Post the Largest Gains in Demand

The nonbuilding construction segment is forecast to remain the largest
market segment through 2022, with demand buoyed by the needs of the
extensive transportation network in the US. An increase in healthcare
facility construction to care for an aging US population will help drive
demand for construction chemicals, too. Residential construction will
benefit from consumer preferences for a large number of windows and

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