Growth in Revitalization of Public Infrastructure Projects in North America to Drive the Market
In most countries of North America, the public sector infrastructure is approaching the end phase of its life cycle. The maintenance costs have increased far faster than state and local tax revenues allocated for their purposes. This condition is further magnified by an inability to borrow money due to existing high debt obligations, and very high borrowing costs because of low bond ratings. Hence, as repair of existing public sector infrastructure is the most feasible solution, there is an immense potential for the application of polyurethane injection products, which is driving the market.
Infrastructure Repair - The Dominating End-Use Segment
By end-user, infrastructure repair dominated the North America polyurethane injections market in 2017. Polyurethane Injections are used to fill crack and joints for preventing water infiltration. These injections are also used to strengthen foundation, to raise, re-level, and re-support residential, commercial, and industrial buildings: houses, home units, factories, and warehouses. These are also applied in bridges to increase the bearing capacity of the ground to stabilize them. In North America, the United States is going through a maintenance crisis and is in extreme need of maintaining its existing roads, bridges, and buildings. With such expanding repair work needed in the country, the consumption of polyurethane injection in infrastructure repair too will rise through the forecast period.
United States - the Largest Market amongst Countries
The United States accounts for the highest share in the North American polyurethane injections market, accounting for about 60% of the regional share. The residential building activity in the country is expected to grow by 6%, while the non-residential construction is expected to grow at around 2%, in 2018. Overall, the construction industry in the country is expected to grow at around 5%, in 2018. Such positive growth is expected to help the United States market retain its dominating position during the forecast period.
Major Players: Sika AG, BASF SE, Huntsman Corporation, and Lafarge SA, amongst others.
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1.1 Research Phases
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Scope of the Report
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Construction Industry Trend
3.2 Polyurethane Industry Trend
3.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.4 Industry Attractiveness- Porters Five Forces Analysis
3.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.4.5 Degree of Competition
3.5 Technological Snapshot - Construction Repair Chemicals
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Better Performance Characteristics and Sustainability
4.1.2 Growth in Revitalization of Public Infrastructure Projects
4.2.1 Volatility in Raw Material Prices
4.3.1 Replacement Of Mudjacking By PU Injection
4.3.2 Replacement Of Epoxy Crack Injection by PU Crack Injection
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
5.1 By End-use
5.1.1 Infrastructure Repair
220.127.116.11 Roads, Pavements, and Tunnels
18.104.22.168 Dams and Others
5.1.2 Water Sealants
6. North America Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
6.1 United States
6.4 Rest of North America
7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis**
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, and Recent Developments)
8.1 Companies Manufacturing Polyurethane Injections
8.1.1 Lafarge SA
8.1.2 Schomburg GmbH
8.1.3 BASF SE
8.1.4 The Euclid Chemical Company (RPM)
8.1.5 Sika AG
8.1.6 Huntsman Corporation
8.2 Companies Using Polyurethane Injections (End-users)
8.2.1 Uretek Worldwide
8.2.2 AGS Argiles & Minéraux / Imerys Group
8.2.3 Polycell SDN. BHD.
8.2.4 Comtech Injection Technology
8.2.5 Walker Parking Consultants
8.2.6 Seaboard Weatherproofing Co.
8.2.7 Structural Preservation Systems, Inc.
8.2.8 C.A. Lindman Inc.
8.2.9 Restruction Corporation
*List Not Exhaustive
**Subject to Availability on Public Domain
- Lafarge SA
- Schomburg GmbH
- BASF SE
- The Euclid Chemical Company (RPM)
- Sika AG
- Huntsman Corporation
- Uretek Worldwide
- AGS Argiles & Minéraux / Imerys Group
- Polycell SDN. BHD.
- Comtech Injection Technology
- Walker Parking Consultants
- Seaboard Weatherproofing Co.
- Structural Preservation Systems Inc.
- C.A. Lindman Inc.
- Restruction Corporation