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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Consumer Preferences for Multifunctional Outdoor Living Spaces Drive Gains The market for landscaping products can fluctuate based on consumer spending activity and general style preferences. Otherwise, the market is generally dependent on construction trends, particularly new housing construction and existing home...

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...

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...

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...

New Housing & Sales of Value-Added, Energy Efficient Windows & Doors Drive Market Growth Gains will be fueled by ongoing strength in new housing activity, as well as by expanding commercial building construction. Growing demand for premium, high-performance windows and doors will also boost growth, as builders and property...

Rising Building Construction Activity Drives Growth for Hard-Surface Flooring Growth will be driven by advances in building construction, particularly in the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions. Rising product prices will also contribute to sales growth in value terms. Key Findings in the Global Hard-Surface Flooring...

Increasing OEM Installation of Automotive Electronics Creates Strong Potential Aftermarket Demand for aftermarket automotive electronic components in North America is forecast to climb at a steady pace to US$13.6 billion in 2021. Sales will be boosted by: • growth in the size of the region’s...

Larger Number of Older Roofs to Spur Reroofing Activity The US features a large number of older homes and commercial structures with roofs at or near the end of their expected product lifespans. Going forward, many home and business owners will invest in roof renovation and replacement projects to install new roofs with superior...

System Upgrades and New Construction Activity Drive Security Spending Gains will result from demand for upgraded security systems as new technologies come on line. Additionally, sales will be aided by growing construction activity in both the residential and nonresidential markets, as many security systems are installed during...

Advanced Products Drive Growth in Specialty Films Market Value gains will be driven by growing consumer preference for closures that offer convenience and ease-of-use advantages, as well as product safety features. The Asia/Pacific (despite significant deceleration in China) and Africa/Mideast regions will offer the fastest growth...

Kitchen Cabinets and Residential Remodeling Activity Continue to Drive the US Cabinet Market Kitchen cabinets and residential remodeling applications account for the majority of cabinet demand and will continue to do so going forward. As remodeling activity continues to increase, homeowners will likely upgrade kitchen cabinets...

Widening Range of Applications to Fuel Stretch & Shrink Film Market Gains will be driven by increased palletizing and shipping activity, as well as improvements in resin and machinery technology, which will expand stretch and shrink film’s range of use. Growth in consumer spending and retail activity will also support demand...

Global demand for food processing machinery is forecast to rise 5.9% per year through 2021, recovering from sales declines recorded between 2011 and 2016. A number of factors will contribute to sales gains: • the transition from manual food processing to mechanical food processing in developing countries • replacement of...

Cameras & Video Systems with Enhanced Capabilities Drive Gains Growth will be driven by the increasing affordability of feature-rich systems that incorporate enhanced capabilities, which will: • work to expand the base of end users that choose to install video surveillance systems • spur replacement and upgrade demand...

Regulatory Environment Key Driver of Water Disinfection Equipment Demand Global demand for water disinfection equipment is expected to grow at a robust pace through 2021, supported by regulations regarding water access, environmental damage, and water quality. In developing regions, greater investment in the expansion or improvement...

New Housing & Demand for High-End Exterior Doors Fuel Growth in US Door Market Market growth will be driven by continued strength in new housing activity and expanding commercial building construction spending; increased demand for high-end, high-performance products with enhanced durability and energy efficiency; and rising...

The Asia/Pacific region, led by China, to account for more than half of all new product demand Demand for construction equipment in the Asia/Pacific region is expected to rise at a double-digit annual rate through 2021, turning upward after declining during the 2011-2016 period. A variety of mature and developing markets are...

Metal Roofing to See Rising Use Because of its Resistance to Wind, Hail and Rain Gains will be boosted by increasing interest among home and business owners in installing durable roofing materials that can withstand uplift caused by high winds and damage caused by hailstorms and exposure to the elements. The heavy weight and...

Increasing Building Construction Activity Drives Growth for Carpets & Rugs Growth will be driven by increases in building construction activity and consumer spending, particularly in the Asia/Pacific region. Rising product prices will also contribute to sales growth in value terms. Key Findings in the Global Carpets...

Access Control Sales Driven by Both New Construction and Upgrades Sales of access control systems in the US will be driven by: • rising new construction activity, which will support sales of new systems as the number of potential end users expands • demand for upgrades as newer technologies are adopted, particularly...

Large, Established Disposables Markets Will Drive Nonwovens Gains About two-thirds of new growth in this period will be associated with nonwovens’ use in the production of disposable goods such as wipes, diapers, and medical supplies. Nonwovens dominate in these and many other single- or limited-use products, favored for their...