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Advanced Engine Technologies & Longer Drain Intervals Limit Stronger Market Gains Demand for automotive lubricants in the United Kingdom is forecast to fall slightly to 286,000 metric tons in 2021. Market weakness will stem from improved engine technologies and high quality formulations that continue to lengthen...

  • Chemical
  • Lubricant Additive
  • Specialty Chemical
  • United Kingdom
  • Demand

Expanding Motor Vehicle Use & Passenger Car Ownership Levels Fuel Lubricant Sales Automotive Lubricants Demand will be supported by ongoing growth in the average distance driven by motor vehicles in the country, continued increases in vehicle ownership, a rebound in motor vehicle production, and...

  • Auto Parts
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Powertrain
  • Malaysia
  • Demand

More Stable Global Economy Stimulating Plastics Machinery Sales Plastics Processing Machinery The market for plastics processing equipment is expected to grow 5.6% annually through 2021. This represents an improvement over the 2011-2016 period, boosted by an improving global economy. More stable...

  • Manufacturing
  • Plastic
  • China
  • World
  • Demand

Functional and Security Products Drive Growth in Pharmaceutical Packaging Gains will reflect the expanding use of high value containers, closures, and packaging accessories that promote better patient drug scheduling adherence, boost security against drug counterfeiting and drug diversion, enhance barrier protection...

  • Packaging
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging
  • World
  • Demand

Refractory Demand to Accelerate as Steel, Cement, Glass Industries Prosper Refractory demand is closely tied to global patterns of heavy industry, in particular steel, nonferrous metals, cement, glass, and petrochemicals. Overall market increases will be fueled by: - an acceleration of...

  • Mining And Quarrying
  • Non-Metallic Mineral
  • World
  • Demand

Growth in Building Construction Activity to Boost Siding Demand Gains Advances will be driven by increases in new housing completions, especially in the South and West. A rise in residential re-siding projects will further support growth. In the commercial segment, an expansion in nonresidential construction spending...

  • Construction
  • United States
  • Demand

Consumer Interest in Outdoor Living Will Drive Growth for Outdoor Furniture & Grills Sales will benefit primarily from consumers’ growing interest in outdoor living activities such as cooking, dining, and entertaining. Outdoor furniture will contribute the most to new growth as consumers purchase more stylish and durable...

  • Home Improvement
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • United States
  • Demand

Developing Countries to Drive Demand for Industrial Enzymes Growth will be fueled by increasing personal incomes and spending power in developing countries, plus the growing popularity of a Western style diet. Key Findings in the Global Industrial Enzymes Study Foods and Beverages...

  • Biopharmaceutical
  • Enzyme
  • North America
  • World
  • Demand

Increasingly Stringent Building Codes and Efforts to Improve Energy Efficiency Fueling Demand for Insulation Through 2021, US demand for insulation is forecast to enjoy health gains. Many states are adopting the more recent International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) mandates, which call for nearly 30% more insulation...

  • Building Products
  • Insulation
  • United States
  • Demand

Air Quality Control: Air Quality Dictates Air Treatment Consumer air treatment systems are increasingly augmented with advanced electronics and smart features. Units are now able to self-adapt to air quality conditions. For instance, Coway, Guardian Technologies, and Winix have systems with sensors that read the level...

  • Building Products
  • United States
  • Demand

Sales of Safety & Security Drones to Nearly Double by 2019 In 2016, safety and security drone sales totaled $145 million. This market represents only a small segment of the greater drones industry, but is expected to see significant gains in both the short and long term. Sales are expected to nearly double through 2019...

  • Aerospace And Defence
  • Defence
  • Drone
  • UAV And UAS
  • Demand

Developing Countries to Lead the Charge for Automotive Lubricants Economic growth in developing countries will lead to increases in car ownership, an increase in commercial vehicle usage, and heightened construction activity, all of which will spur an increase in lubricant demand. Key Findings in...

  • Chemical
  • Lubricant Additive
  • Specialty Chemical
  • World
  • Demand

Global demand for plastic caps and closures will advance due to a worldwide trend favoring plastic food and beverage containers, which usually use plastic closures. Value gains will be driven by growing consumer preference for closures that offer convenience and ease-of-use advantages, as well as safety features. The Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast...

  • Soft Drink
  • World
  • Demand

New Building Construction & High-Value Products Fuel Market Growth Gains will be driven by accelerated new housing construction, increased industrialization and urbanization in developing regions, improving income levels and increased spending on premium windows and doors, and more stringent building codes that promote...

  • Building Products
  • World
  • Demand

Rising Housing Construction Drives Growth for Power Lawn & Garden Equipment Growth in global demand for power lawn and garden equipment will be driven by increased single-family housing construction in North America and Western Europe, which will continue to be the largest markets for these products. Key...

  • Home Improvement
  • Lawn Mower
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • World
  • Demand

Demand for single-use disposable foodservice products in the United States is forecast to approach $226 billion in 2021. Growth will be driven by the increased options and convenience of meals prepared or consumed away from home. Demand will also be supported by a shift toward the use of higher value products featuring durable plastic or compostable...

  • Food Services
  • United States
  • Demand

Robust Growth in E-Commerce Boosts Protective Packaging Demand E-commerce’s share of the retail sector has continued to grow rapidly in the past decade or so. However, that share remains small, suggesting continued market potential. Going forward, e-commerce is expected to expand beyond the areas of the retail landscape...

  • Packaging
  • Protective Packaging
  • United States
  • Demand

Interest in Cool Roofing to Spur Roof Coating Use US demand will be spurred by increasing interest in using roof coatings to create cool roofs. White and light-colored roof coatings can be applied over existing roof surfaces – especially those with dark-colored materials – to create surfaces that better deflect solar...

  • Building Products
  • Coating
  • Roofing
  • United States
  • Demand

Broad Mix of Participants in North American Automotive Aftermarket Thousands of companies are active in the US$55.8 billion North American aftermarket for automotive components. Industry participants include: - large automakers - Tier 1 motor vehicle parts suppliers that also sell their products to aftermarket...

  • Auto Aftermarket
  • Auto Parts
  • Powertrain
  • North America
  • Market Shares

Regulations, Improving Water Quality Standards to Promote Gains In developing regions, growth will be supported by stricter regulations for drinking water and wastewater treatment and more consistent enforcement. In developed regions, shifts away from unnecessary chemical use toward filtration in manufacturing markets...

  • Water Treatment
  • Water Utility
  • World
  • Demand

Growing Light Vehicle Park & Average Age, More Stringent Regulations to Boost Aftermarket Sales Automotive Aftermarket Aftermarket demand for automotive components in North America is forecast to expand 2.4% per year through 2021, accelerating from the slower growth seen between 2011 and 2016. Sales...

  • Auto Parts
  • Automotive
  • North America
  • Demand

Growth in Building Construction Activity to Boost Gains for Plumbing Products Construction spending directly drives gains for plumbing products, as a wide variety of fixtures and fittings are installed in newly constructed buildings or as replacements in existing structures. Sustained growth in building construction...

  • Building Products
  • Plumbing
  • World
  • Demand

High Value Products & Technological Advancements Fuel Growth Gains will be driven by increased focus on labels as sophisticated marketing and track and trace tools, leading to growth for value-added label types. Ongoing improvements in converting techniques and printing technologies will lower costs and increase penetration...

  • Printing
  • United States
  • Demand

Baby Boomers & Their Desire to Age in Place Will Shape Elder Care Market US elder care revenues are projected to reach $388 billion in 2021. Gains will be supported by a variety of factors, including: • an aging population, particularly as the large baby boomer demographic advances into age cohorts that require a...

  • Assisted Living
  • Elderly Care
  • Health Services
  • Nursing Home
  • Demand

US Forestry Equipment Sales to Grow at a Healthy Pace, While Advances in the Canadian Market Decelerate After a period of stagnation, demand for forestry machinery in the US, the world’s largest market, will rebound because of rising construction activity, increasing roundwood production, the gradual adoption of cut-to-length...

  • Agricultural Input
  • Agricultural Machinery
  • Forestry Equipment
  • World
  • Demand

Smart Filtration: A New Age in Consumer Water Treatment Consumer water treatment systems are increasingly enabled with electronics and smart technology. From water softeners to water pitchers, products are now available with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections to allow the user to monitor the status of the water softening...

  • Water Treatment
  • Water Utility
  • Demand

Cutting Costs and Time to Market Driving Ongoing 3D Printing Boom Adoption of 3D printers will continue to be spurred by the numerous advantages they offer, including ease of customization, the possibility of complex geometries to increase part performance, and more rapid time to market. Key Findings...

  • 3D Printing
  • Manufacturing
  • World
  • Demand

Consumer Preferences for Lush Lawns, Colorful Gardens, and Outdoor Living Drive Gains The market can fluctuate in part based on weather, as rainy seasons limit demand for supplemental watering, and severe drought conditions may result in restrictions on homeowners watering their lawns and gardens. Otherwise, the market for watering...

  • Home Improvement
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • United States
  • Demand

Disinfectants and Sanitizers Drive Growth in Global I&I Cleaning Chemicals Market Growth will be fueled by healthy growth in all product segments and markets in developing countries, while concerns surrounding healthcare-related infections and food safety will impact markets across the globe. Key Findings...

  • Chemical
  • World
  • Demand

Urbanization and New Household Formation in China and India to Drive Global Housing Market Large urban construction projects in China and increasing rural-to-urban migration in India continue to aid new global housing construction, particularly for multifamily housing units. Additionally, new household formation...

  • Housing
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Market Size