April 23, 2024

Plastisols Segment Is The Largest Segment Driving The Growth Of Plastisols Market

The global Plastisols Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 18.74 Bn or billion in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 7.2% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Overview:
Plastisols are dispersions or suspensions of PVC resin particles stabilized in a plasticizer. They are commonly used for coatings, dip molding, and screen printing applications due to their easy application characteristics and durability. Plastisols provide an inexpensive and durable coating option for a wide range of applications.

Market key trends:
Increasing demand from automotive and transportation industry is driving the growth of plastisols market. Plastisols coatings are widely used in automotive interiors and exteriors due to their resistance to abrasion, corrosion and chemicals. They can withstand extreme temperatures and provide longer life. Moreover, growing need for decorative coatings in construction industry is also boosting the market growth. Plastisols coatings finds application in decorative tiles, wall panels, facades etc. as they provide protective and aesthetic finishes. Rising consumer spending on home décor and renovation is further fueling the demand.
SWOT Analysis
Strength: Plastisols have excellent compatibility with a wide range of substrates. They provide protective and decorative coatings that are durable and weather resistant.
Weakness: Plastisols contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can harm human health and the environment if not handled properly. Strict environmental regulations on VOC emissions pose challenges.
Opportunity: Growing infrastructure development and construction activities in emerging economies drive the demand for plastisols in applications such as architectural cladding and window frames. The textile industry also offers opportunities for plastisols in vinyl coated fabrics.
Threats: Stringent government regulations regarding VOC emissions and shifting consumer preference towards eco-friendly products pose threats. Developing bio-based and hybrid plastisol formulations remains a challenge.

Key Takeaways
The global plastisols market is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 7.2% over the forecast period, due to increasing infrastructure development activities across the globe. Rapid urbanization in developing countries is a major driver for the market.

Regional analysis: North America dominates the global plastisols market, supported by the presence of major players and a strong automotive sector. Asia Pacific exhibits the fastest growth due to a booming construction industry, especially in China and India. Countries such as China, Japan and India offer lucrative opportunities for market participants.

Key players operating in the plastisols market are 3M, Dow, KONISHI CHEMICAL INC CO., LTD., H.B. Fuller Company., Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Private Limited, CHEMENCE, Illinois Tool Works Inc., ITW Polymers Sealants North America, HERNON MANUFACTURING INC., FUJIFILM Corporation, Avient Corporation, US Plastic Coatings, hubergroup India Pvt. Ltd., International Coatings, Chemionics Corporation, Polyblend, HUTCHINSON, Hodgson Sealants., Lancer Group International, and Carlisle Plastics Company, among others.