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The European Market for Thermal Insulation Products - 13th Edition: Austria

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  • 91 Pages
  • December 2021
  • Region: Austria, Europe
  • IAL
  • ID: 5514248

This report examines Austria's market for thermal insulation products and their different uses in building and in industry, as well as identifying key trends impacting the industry.

It builds up from previous data held in-house by the analyst. All data has been reviewed and updated for this edition.

Scope of Study

The study set on the European Market for Thermal Insulation Products comprises of ‘Country’ and ‘Market’ volumes.

This is a Country Volume.

Country volumes focus on identifying the demand for common thermal insulation materials used in a given country/region.

Market volumes focus on identifying the demand for a given insulation material in Europe in a country-by-country analysis. 

The Austria Volumes covers the following products:  

Glass wool, stone wool, expanded polystyrene (EPS - grey and white), extruded polystyrene (XPS), polyurethane/polyisocyanurate (PUR/PIR) foam, phenolic foam, flexible insulation materials (expanded nitrile rubber (ENR) and polyethylene (PE)), renewable insulation materials (e.g., wool, flax/hemp, cellulose, wood fibre), and vacuum insulation panels (VIPs)/aerogel.

Market Volumes 

Market Volumes cover the following products: mineral fibre (glass and stone wool), expanded polystyrene (grey and white), extruded polystyrene, and polyurethane/polyisocyanurate foam.

Market Volumes provide data for the countries/regions.


The information comprised in this study is based on both secondary and primary sources. The desk research examined relevant technical and trade journals, published official statistics, and figures derived from trade associations. The primary interview programme included high-level respondents in companies manufacturing, distributing and/or installing thermal insulation materials.

Actual consumption figures are provided for 2020, which has been taken as the base year. Figures are in volume (m3 and tonnes) and value (€). Typical densities have been used to convert between the different volume units, and common prices have been used to convert from volume to value. However, it must be noted that material densities and prices can vary significantly for a given material according to the product’s intended end use.

The study also presents five-year forecasts to 2025, derived from industry and economic indicators, as well as other relevant legislative, commercial and/or technical issues likely to affect individual countries, thermal insulation materials and products, and the end uses to where these are applied. Small discrepancies may appear in the total figures due to rounding. 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Prices - 2020
1.2.1 Prices - 2025
1.2.2 Densities

2. Country Overview
2.1 Macroeconomic Overview
2.1.2 Macroeconomic Trends and Forecasts
2.1.3 Climate
2.2 Construction Overview
2.2.1 New Dwelling Construction
2.2.2 Construction by Type
2.3 Market Trends

3. Market Summary & Spot Forecasts
3.1 Total Market Volume, Base Year (m3)
3.2 Total Market Volume, Spot Forecast (m3)
3.3 Total Market Volume, Base Year (Tonnes)
3.4 Total Market Volume, Spot Forecast (Tonnes)
3.5 Total Market Volume, Base Year (€ million)
3.6 Total Market Volume, Spot Forecast (€ million)

4. Market Review
4.1 Historical Trends & Forecasts: (m3)
4.2 Historical Trends & Forecasts: (T)
4.3 Historical Trends & Forecasts: (€M)
4.4 Historical Trends & Forecasts by End-use: (m3)
4.5 Historical Trends & Forecasts by End-use: (T)
4.6 Historical Trends & Forecasts by End-use: (€M)
4.7 Sales by Building Sector: (m3)
4.8 Sales by Building Sector: (T)
4.9 Sales by Building Sector: (€)
4.10 Sales by Industry Sector: (m3)
4.11 Sales by Industry Sector: (T)
4.12 Sales by Industry Sector: (€)
4.13 Historical Growth Rates & F'cast by Material (m3)
4.14 Historical Growth Rates & F'cast by Material (T)
4.15 Historical Growth Rates & F'cast by End-use (m3)
4.16 Historical Growth Rates & F'cast by End-use (T)
4.17 Market Shares: Glass Wool
4.18 Market Shares: Stone Wool
4.19 Market Shares: Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
4.20 Market Shares: Extruded Polystyrene (XPS)
4.21 Market Shares: Phenolics
4.22 Market Shares: PU/PIR
4.23 Market Shares: ENR & PE
4.24 Market Shares: Renewable Insulation
4.25 Market Shares: Vacuum Insulation Panels/Aerogel

5. Profiles of Key European Suppliers
A.1 Armacell 
A.3 Bauder 
A.4 Dow Chemical 
A.5 HIRSCH Porozell 
A.6 Kingspan 
A.7 Knauf Insulation 
A.9 Ravago 
A.10 Recticel 
A.11 Rockwool 
A.12 Saint-Gobain Isover 
A.14 URSA 



Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Armacell 
  • BASF 
  • Bauder 
  • Dow Chemical 
  • HIRSCH Porozell 
  • Kingspan 
  • Knauf Insulation 
  • Ravago 
  • Recticel 
  • Rockwool 
  • Saint-Gobain Isover 
  • URSA 



Information provided in these reports are based on existing in-house data and an extensive programme of interviews with leading product manufacturers, trade associations, distributors and raw materials producers involved with the specific market researched. These interviews are conducted within the 3-6 months leading up to the publication of the study, with the duration of the research programme and the number of interviews completed depending on the scope of the study. The analyst publishes both regional and global reports, and in most cases, the interviews are conducted in the native language of the individual respondents.

In addition, published data and statistics are also reviewed in order to produce as accurate figures as possible for size of markets studied. Market forecasts are based upon industry and economic forecasts as well as upon other relevant commercial and technical issues likely to affect individual market sectors and products, as well as the interviews conducted for the study.