Fire Resistant Cable Market – Forecast (2024-2030)

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Fire Resistant Cable Market Overview: 

Fire Resistant Cable Market size is estimated to reach US$2923.4 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period 2024-2030. The significance of fire safety is becoming more recognized in all sectors of the economy. The rising use of fire-resistant cables is a result of both businesses and consumers realizing the importance of taking preventative and mitigating actions to avoid and minimize fire-related incidents. This trend is expected to boost the growth of the Fire Resistant Cable Market during the forecast period.

For instance, an important part of the American economy is the construction sector. The Associated General Contractors (AGC) Construction Association reports that as of the first quarter of 2023, there were over 919,000 construction operations in the United States. Every year, the industry generates buildings valued at around $2.1 trillion and employs 8.0 million people. One of the biggest markets for manufacturing, mining, and other services is the construction industry. This boost in construction activities, coupled with the need for advanced fire safety measures, has contributed to the demand for fire-resistant cables. These factors positively influence the Fire Resistant Cable industry outlook during the forecast period.


Market Snapshot:

Fire Resistant Cable Market - Report Coverage:

The “Fire Resistant Cable Market Report - Forecast (2024-2030)” by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments in the Fire Resistant Cable Market.




By Insulation Material

  • XLPE

  • PVC

  • LSZH

  • EPR

  • Others

By End User

  • Building & Construction

  • Automotive & Transportation

  • Manufacturing

  • Energy

  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico)

  • Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, Belgium and Rest of Europe),

  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia and Rest of Asia-Pacific),

  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Rest of South America)

  • Rest of the World (Middle East and Africa).


COVID-19 / Ukraine Crisis - Impact Analysis: 

    The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the Fire Resistant Cable Market, reshaping demand dynamics and supply chain operations. With disruptions in global manufacturing and construction sectors, the market experienced fluctuations in both production and consumption. The increased emphasis on safety protocols in various industries, coupled with a surge in remote working, influenced the need for reliable fire-resistant cables. However, challenges such as supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, and market uncertainties emerged. As the industry navigates through these challenges, strategic adaptation to evolving market trends, resilient supply chain strategies, and innovative product development will play pivotal roles in ensuring sustained growth amidst the ongoing pandemic and its aftermath.

    The Fire Resistant Cable Market in Russia and Ukraine has faced significant disruption due to the ongoing war. As geopolitical tensions rise, supply chain disruptions and increased raw material costs have become inevitable, influencing the FRC industry. Manufacturers are grappling with uncertainties, prompting strategic reassessments to mitigate risks and ensure business continuity. Furthermore, heightened demand for fire safety solutions in regions reevaluating their security infrastructure is a potential silver lining for the FRC market. Stakeholders must closely monitor geopolitical developments and swiftly adapt strategies to navigate the evolving landscape, safeguarding market stability and capitalizing on emerging opportunities.  

Key Takeaways:

      South America to Register Highest Growth.

Geographically, in the global Fire Resistant Cable Market, South America is analyzed to grow with the highest CAGR of 6.96% during the forecast period 2024-2030. The South America Fire Resistant Cable market is driven by factors including the demand for fire-resistant cables is primarily driven by industries such as oil and gas, construction, power generation, and infrastructure. These sectors require reliable fire protection measures to ensure the safety of personnel, assets, and critical systems.  An official energy transition plan was announced in late June 2023 that by the conclusion of the period, Argentina wants to produce 57% of its energy from renewable sources. The government estimates that the plan will cost $86.6 billion. Other goals include the construction of 5,000 kilometers of new transmission lines, an 8% decrease in the nation's total energy consumption, and one gigawatt (GW) of locally generated production. The government’s funds and initiative to go green and investments in infrastructure development are anticipated to drive market growth.

      PVC Segment to Register the Fastest Growth

In the Fire Resistant Cable Market analysis, the PVC segment is estimated to grow with the highest CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period 2024-2030. PVC is a widely used plastic polymer known for its versatility, cost-effectiveness, and electrical insulation properties. PVC insulation materials are used in various applications, including automotive, electrical, and electronics industries. The market for PVC insulation materials has been anticipated to witness steady growth during the forecast period. Factors driving this growth include the increasing demand for energy-efficient buildings, the rapid expansion of the automotive industry, and the rising infrastructural development activities worldwide. However, the PVC insulation material market does face certain challenges. Environmental concerns regarding the disposal and recycling of PVC waste have resulted in increased scrutiny and regulations imposed on the use of PVC. The growing need for energy conservation, technological advancements, increasing demand for electric vehicles, and the adoption of sustainable building practices have led to a surge in the use of PVC insulation materials.

      Building & Construction Segment to Register the Largest Share.

According to the Fire Resistant Cable Market, Building & Construction held the largest market valuation of 44.9% in 2023.  The market for fire-resistant cables is witnessing significant growth, influenced by factors such as the rise in infrastructural development, increasing urbanization, and the growing concern for occupant safety. For the nine large projects included in the National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) discretionary grant program, the US government announced plans to allocate $1.2 billion in funding in 2023. The government's increasing funding and support for redeveloping America's built environment, strengthening supply chains, generating jobs,and expanding the economy is projected to boost the building and construction industry, which will in turn propel the expansion of the fire-resistant cable market. The Building and construction industry's adoption of fire-resistant cables is projected to continue growing, driven by the need for reliable fire protection systems in residential,commercial, and industrial buildings.

      Fire-resistant cables are in high demand for fire safety and protection

Fire-resistant cables, also known as fire-proof cables, fire performance cables, or fire survival cables, have a strong resistance to combustion and high temperatures, are flexible, release little smoke, are non-toxic, and produce little acid gas. Fire-resistant cables are intended to aid in the preservation of circuit integrity in the event of a fire. Resistance to high temperatures, reduced smoke emission, and decrease of corrosive gasses are all properties of fire-resistant cables that help preserve and secure human life in the event of a fire. Due to the necessity for public safety against fires, the global market is experiencing a growth in demand for fire-resistant cables across numerous end-use sectors. This demonstrates the demand for and growth potential for fire-resistant cables in a variety of end-use sectors for fire protection and safety during fire mishaps or disasters. As cloud service companies seek faster internet connections, a US communications infrastructure firm will build the Zeus underwater line between the United Kingdom and continental Europe in July 2022. Almost all internet data traffic is transmitted via submarine cables. Numerous technology firms, including Alphabet's Google and Meta, have also invested in the construction of subsea cables. Extensive data can be delivered across great distances using telecom connectors via electronic or electrical techniques

     The constant use of harmful materials and substances in the fabrication of cables is extremely hazardous to the environment.

The government's increasing emphasis on phasing out PVC, lead, and halogenated flame retardants is a key source of concern for cable makers, as it may slow market growth. The need to discover alternatives to some of the harmful substances and materials led to the development of additives and resins. The growing demand for additives such as polyethylene terephthalate and polypropylene polymers, which are utilized for cable insulation and jacketing, is propelling the fire-resistant cable market forward. The wire and cable sector employs a number of hazardous compounds, several of which are now subject to European prohibitions and material usage restrictions. Lead, cadmium, and antimony compounds, halogenated flame retardants, phthalates, and polyvinyl chloride are among the materials utilized.

Fire Resistant Cable Market Share (%) By Region, 2023

Key Market Players:

Product/Service launches, approvals, patents and events, acquisitions, partnerships and collaborations are key strategies adopted by players in the Fire Resistant Cable Market. The top 10 companies in this industry are listed below:

1.     Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

2.     EL Sewedy Electric Company

3.     Armacell International S.A.

4.     Prysmian Group

5.     Walsin Lihwa Corporation

6.     Jiangnan Group Limited

7.     LS Cable & System Limited

8.     Leoni AG

9.     Rogers Corporation

10.  NKT Group


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Market Size in 2030

$2923.4 Billion

Segments Covered

Insulation Material, End-Use Industry and Region

Geographies Covered

North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Belgium, Denmark and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Rest of Asia-Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica and Rest of South America), Rest of the World (Middle East and Africa).

Key Market Players

  1. Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

  2. EL Sewedy Electric Company

  3. Armacell International S.A.

  4. Prysmian Group

  5. Walsin Lihwa Corporation

  6. Jiangnan Group Limited

  7. LS Cable & System Limited

  8. Leoni AG

  9. Rogers Corporation

  10. NKT Group

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1. Fire Resistant Cable Market - Overview
1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Fire Resistant Cable Market - Executive Summary
3. Fire Resistant Cable Market - Comparative Analysis
3.1 Company Benchmarking 
3.2 Global Financial Analysis
3.3 Market Share Analysis
3.4 Patent Analysis
3.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Fire Resistant Cable Market - Start-up Companies Scenario
4.1 Key Start-up Company Analysis by
4.1.1 Investment
4.1.2 Revenue
4.1.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Fire Resistant Cable Market – Market Entry Scenario Premium
5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index
5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Fire Resistant Cable Market - Forces
6.1 Market Drivers
6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
6.3 Porter’s Five Force Model
6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Fire Resistant Cable Market – Strategic Analysis
7.1 Value Chain Analysis
7.2 Market Life Cycle 
7.3 Opportunities Analysis
7.4 Distributors Analysis – Major Companies
8. Fire Resistant Cable Market – By Insulation Material (Market Size - $Million / $Billion)
8.1 XLPE
8.2 PVC
8.3 LSZH
8.4 EPR
8.5 Others 
9. Fire Resistant Cable Market – By End-Use Industry (Market Size - $Million / $Billion) 
9.1 Building & Construction
9.2 Automotive & Transportation
9.3 Manufacturing
9.4 Energy
9.5 Others 
10. Fire Resistant Cable Market -By Geography (Market Size - $Million / $Billion)
10.1 North America
10.1.1 Canada
10.1.2 Mexico
10.1.3 U.S.
10.2 Europe
10.2.1 France
10.2.2 Germany
10.2.3 Italy
10.2.4 Netherlands
10.2.5 U.K.
10.2.6 Belgium
10.2.7 Denmark
10.2.8 Spain
10.2.9 Rest of Europe
10.3 Asia-Pacific
10.3.1 China
10.3.2 India
10.3.3 Japan
10.3.4 Australia
10.3.5 South Korea
10.3.6 Taiwan
10.3.7 Malaysia
10.3.8 Hong Kong
10.3.9 Rest of APAC
10.4 South America
10.4.1 Brazil
10.4.2 Venezuela
10.4.3 Argentina
10.4.4 Ecuador
10.4.5 Peru
10.4.6 Colombia
10.4.7 Costa Rica
10.4.8 Rest of South America
10.5 Rest of the World
10.5.1 Africa
10.5.2 Middle East
11. Fire Resistant Cable Market – Entropy
12. Fire Resistant Cable Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape
12.1 Market Share Analysis
12.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
12.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key companies
12.1.3 Market Share by Countries – Key Companies
12.2 Competition Matrix
12.3 Best Practices for Companies
13. Fire Resistant Cable Market – Key Company List by Country Premium
14. Fire Resistant Cable Market - Company Analysis
14.1 Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
14.2 EL Sewedy Electric Company
14.3 Armacell International S.A.
14.4 Prysmian Group
14.5 Walsin Lihwa Corporation
14.6 Jiangnan Group Limited
14.7 LS Cable & System Limited
14.8 Leoni AG
14.9 Rogers Corporation
14.10 NKT Group

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The Fire Resistant Cable Market is projected to grow at 5.5% CAGR during the forecast period 2024-2030.

Global Fire Resistant Cable Market size is estimated to be $2004.5 million in 2023 and is projected to reach $2923.4 billion by 2030.

The leading players in the Fire Resistant Cable Market are Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., EL Sewedy Electric Company, Armacell International S.A., Prysmian Group, Walsin Lihwa Corporation and others.

The Fire Resistant Cable Market is the growing global infrastructure projects and urbanization are driving the demand for fire-rated cables in new construction. The security and dependability of the electrical systems in structures, tunnels, airports, and other infrastructure projects depend on these cables are some of the major Fire Resistant Cable Market trends in the industry which will create growth opportunities for the market during the forecast period.

Fire-resistant cables are in high demand for fire safety and protection and Mounting power generation sector across geographies, escalating demand for resistant cable are the driving factors of the market.