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Germany Adhesives - Market Share Analysis, Industry Trends & Statistics, Growth Forecasts 2017 - 2028

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  • 210 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Germany
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5717127
UP TO OFF until Mar 31st 2024
The Germany Adhesives Market size is estimated at USD 3.39 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 4.25 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 5.82% during the forecast period (2024-2028).

Growing construction and renovation activities to boost the demand for adhesives

  • Adhesives are majorly consumed in the packaging industry in the country owing to their importance in bonding plastics, metals, and paper & cardboard packaging applications. Waterborne adhesives are highly consumed in the industry because of their cheaper cost and high bonding strength which is required in these applications. It is seen that nearly 161 thousand tons of water-borne adhesives are consumed in the packaging industry of the country during 2021.
  • The German adhesives market is majorly driven by the construction industry due to diverse applications, such as roofing, plumbing, and flooring. The construction industry of Germany obtained nearly 5.9% of the country’s GDP, which will propel the adhesives demand in the coming years. The increasing growth of residential construction projects due to the shortage in housing facilities and ongoing renovating works will augment the adhesives demand in Germany during the forecast period.
  • Germany has achieved significant development in the healthcare and automotive industries over the decades. Adhesives are used in applications in healthcare, such as assembling and sealing medical device parts. The automotive industry exhibits significant applicability of adhesives to various substrates, such as glass, metal, plastic, and painted surfaces. Germany has registered about 23% of the market share in terms of the production of premium cars in 2021. German automotive and OEMs focus on manufacturing electric vehicles to reduce carbon emissions and maintain vehicle weight to meet the industry standard. These factors will augment automotive and OEM production in the near future, which gradually influences the demand for automotive adhesives.

Germany Adhesives Market Trends

With the advancement in plastic recyclability and demand for food and beverage industry, plastic packaging to lead the packaging industry

  • With the rise in busier lifestyles, greater spending power, and related factors in the country, the demand for quick and on-the-go packaged products is increasing.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country-wide lockdowns and temporary shutdown of manufacturing facilities caused several issues, including supply chain disruptions and imports and exports trade. As a result, the country's packaging production declined by 5% in 2020 compared to the previous year, significantly affecting the market.
  • However, as a result of the pandemic, consumption patterns have changed, and flexible packaging has become much more significant, particularly given the risks associated with unpackaged goods, thereby increasing the demand for packaging in the future.
  • Germany is one of the biggest e-commerce markets in Europe and has the second largest population in Europe, which will drive the packaging production market. Compared to Europe’s average, Germany has a high number of online shoppers, the percentage of people using the internet, and the average annual spending. Total sales of goods sold online reached around EUR 99.1 billion in 2021, an increase compared to EUR 83.3 billion in 2020.
  • Packaging production is majorly driven by plastics in the country, which nearly accounts for around 79% of the packaging produced in 2021. The plastic packaging industry is majorly driven by the rapid growth of the food and beverages industry in the country. In addition, with the advancement of plastic recyclability, the plastic production segment is likely to register the fastest growth rate of around 3.32% CAGR during the projected period.
  • Therefore, all the above-mentioned factors will further thrive the packaging demand in the coming years in the country.

Despite the government regulations on carmakers, electrical vehicles demand is likely to propel the automotive industry

  • The automotive manufacturing industry is the most important industry in Germany, and 24% of the domestic industry revenue is generated from this industry. Automotive production in Germany declined by 9.4% in the third quarter of 2018, as the country experienced an economic slowdown in the second half of 2018, coupled with the problems in the implementation of the new Worldwide Harmonized Light-Duty Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP).
  • Over 75% of the automotive units manufactured in Germany are destined for international markets, which are mainly the United States, China, and other EU countries. The trade conflicts between the United States and China sapped away the global demand in 2019. This, coupled with the new EU-28 standard of CO2 emissions, which mandates carmakers to achieve average CO2 emissions of 95 grams per kilometer across newly-sold vehicles, has briefly restricted automotive production in the country.
  • In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hit hard on the already declining automotive production. In 2020, automotive production fell by 24.5% Y-o-Y, and the supply chain constraints that quickly followed, coupled with the semiconductor chip shortage in 2021, have further declined automotive production by 10.8% compared to 2020 levels. The long-lasting effects of chip shortages and supply chain restrictions are expected to restrict automotive production in Germany in the forecast period. The German government's e-mobility plan aims to achieve 15 million EVs on the road by 2030. This is expected to drive up automotive production in the country. Due to all these factors, Germany's automotive production is expected to increase during the forecast period.

Germany Adhesives Industry Overview

The Germany Adhesives Market is moderately consolidated, with the top five companies occupying 44.20%. The major players in this market are 3M, H.B. Fuller Company, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Jowat SE and Sika AG (sorted alphabetically).

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Table of Contents

3.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition
3.2 Scope of the Study?
3.3 Research Methodology
4.1 End User Trends
4.1.1 Aerospace
4.1.2 Automotive
4.1.3 Building and Construction
4.1.4 Footwear and Leather
4.1.5 Packaging
4.1.6 Woodworking and Joinery
4.2 Regulatory Framework
4.2.1 Germany
4.3 Value Chain & Distribution Channel Analysis
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION (includes market size in Value in USD and Volume, Forecasts up to 2028 and analysis of growth prospects)
5.1 End User Industry
5.1.1 Aerospace
5.1.2 Automotive
5.1.3 Building and Construction
5.1.4 Footwear and Leather
5.1.5 Healthcare
5.1.6 Packaging
5.1.7 Woodworking and Joinery
5.1.8 Other End-user Industries
5.2 Technology
5.2.1 Hot Melt
5.2.2 Reactive
5.2.3 Solvent-borne
5.2.4 UV Cured Adhesives
5.2.5 Water-borne
5.3 Resin
5.3.1 Acrylic
5.3.2 Cyanoacrylate
5.3.3 Epoxy
5.3.4 Polyurethane
5.3.5 Silicone
5.3.6 VAE/EVA
5.3.7 Other Resins
6.1 Key Strategic Moves
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Company Landscape
6.4 Company Profiles (includes Global Level Overview, Market Level Overview, Core Business Segments, Financials, Headcount, Key Information, Market Rank, Market Share, Products and Services, and Analysis of Recent Developments).
6.4.1 3M
6.4.2 Arkema Group
6.4.4 DELO Industrie Klebstoffe GmbH & Co. KGaA
6.4.5 Dow
6.4.6 H.B. Fuller Company
6.4.7 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
6.4.8 Jowat SE
6.4.9 KLEBCHEMIE M. G. Becker GmbH & Co. KG
6.4.10 Sika AG
8.1 Global Adhesives and Sealants Industry Overview
8.1.1 Overview
8.1.2 Porter’s Five Forces Framework (Industry Attractiveness Analysis)
8.1.3 Global Value Chain Analysis
8.1.4 Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities
8.2 Sources & References
8.3 List of Tables & Figures
8.4 Primary Insights
8.5 Data Pack
8.6 Glossary of Terms

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • 3M
  • Arkema Group
  • DELO Industrie Klebstoffe GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Dow
  • H.B. Fuller Company
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Jowat SE
  • KLEBCHEMIE M. G. Becker GmbH & Co. KG
  • Sika AG