Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Application Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2021 - 2026

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Overview

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market size is forecast to reach $9.7 billion by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 4.5% during 2021-2026. Globally, the increasing usage of spray polyurethane foam for thermal insulation and energy savings in the building and construction industry, as well as for weight reduction in the transportation industry, is propelling the market growth. Rising demand for raw materials such as methylene diphenyl diisocyanate for the production of spray polyurethane foam to provide superior spray foam insulation in various applications has raised the growth of the market. Furthermore, due to the lightweight and easy use, spray polyurethane foams are also increasingly used in the packaging industry which is further estimated to drive new opportunities for the growth of the global spray polyurethane foams industry in the forecast era.

Impact of Covid-19

The pandemic situation created a strong impact on the spray polyurethane foam demand, which reflected the growth of the industry during the forecast period, especially in the year 2020.From March to August 2020, the global implementation of COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in a significant decline in raw materials demand such as methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI). The reduction in the demand of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) further affected the growth of the spray polyurethane foam production in major countries. Thus, due to the above factors the overall market got affected because of the pandemic in the year 2020.

Report Coverage

The report: Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Report – Forecast (2021-2026)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the spray polyurethane foam market.

By Raw Material: Polyols and Methylenediphenyl diisocyanate (MDI)

By Type: Two component open-cell foam (ocSPF) and Two component closed-cell foam (ccSPF)

By Application: Insulation, Waterproofing, Roofing, Sealants, Air-Barriers, and Others

By End Use Industry: Residential, Commercial, Healthcare, Hotels and Restaurants, Concert Halls and Museums, Educational Institutes, Transport and Others

By Geography: North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Netherlands, Russia, Belgium, and Rest of Europe), APAC(China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Rest of Asia Pacific), South America(Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Rest of South America), and RoW (Middle East and Africa) 

Key Takeaways

  • The Asia Pacific region dominated the spray polyurethane foams market due to the increasing usage of spray polyurethane foams in the renovating and new building and construction activities in emerging economies such as China, Japan, and India.
  • Growing understanding and need for energy efficiency solutions is further projected to give substantial prospects towards the growth of the spray polyurethane foams market.
  • Rapidly expanding consumer dependency in online sales due to the availability of greater variety of products has raised the demand for spray polyurethane foamsfor packaging purpose which has further raised the growth of the spray polyurethane foams market.

Figure: Asia Pacific Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Revenue, 2020-2026 (US$ Billion)

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Segment Analysis - By Raw Material

Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) held the largest share in the spray polyurethane foams market in the year 2020. Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) is a type of di isocyanates which is increasingly used in the production of versatile product such as spray polyurethane foams that is used in a variety of applications such as insulation, waterproofing, sealants, and others. Increasing usage of di isocyanate such as MDI to add surface protection and rigid strength in the spray foam has further uplifted the market growth. Also, the rising application of spray polyurethane foam in insulation or roofing done using methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) can help save heating and cooling costs and conserve energy. Thus, due to such factors the growing demand for MDI in the production of spray polyurethane foam is estimated to rise in the forecast period.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Segment Analysis- By Application

Insulation held the largest share in the spray polyurethane foams market with 26% in the year 2020. Spray polyurethane foams are the most reliable insulation materials used for roof and wall insulation, sealed windows and doors, and air barrier sealants. Spray polyurethane foam systems are an excellent way to meet stringent insulation requirements while also controlling excessive air leakage and preventing condensation. Since the foam seals all holes and moulds to all contours, the insulation performance is among the highest accessible. Furthermore, spray polyurethane foam's widespread use for insulation in building envelope assemblies, such as walls, ceilings, floors, attics, crawl spaces, and roofing, is directly linked to code-mandated energy efficiency improvements, especially requirements for reducing building air leakage. Thus, with the growing demand for spray polyurethane foams for insulation applications, the market is anticipated to rise in the forecast period.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Segment Analysis- By End Use Industry

Commercial segment held the largest share in the spray polyurethane foams market in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period 2021-2026. Increasing usage of spray polyurethane foams in the commercial facilities to provide proper insulating barrier for flat roofs and low slope has driven the market growth. Currently, the spray polyurethane foams are considered as the most resilient and durable commercial roofing materials by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Additionally, with the rising commercial constructions it is anticipated that the market for spray polyurethane foams would also rise in the forecast period. For instance, In January 2021, the real estate developer Prestige Group announced that in the next 5-7 years, the group intends to construct large office space across multiple cities. The company is planning to rebuild the office portfolio with a mix of standalone buildings (400,000-500,000 sq. ft.) and office parks. Therefore, the increasing use of spray polyurethane foams in rebuilding commercial construction activities is expected to drive the growth of the market in the forecast period.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Segment Analysis- By Geography

The Asia Pacific region held the largest share with 39% in the spray polyurethane foams market in 2020, due to growing building and construction activities from different countries. The rising disposable income and consumer urbanization in Asia have seen a substantial rise in the construction sectors. China is the leading construction market in the world. According to the International Trade Administration (ITA), China is the world’s largest construction market and the industry is forecasted to grow at an annual average of 5% in real terms between 2019 and 2023.Thus, the demand for the spray polyurethane foams market is therefore anticipated to increase in the APAC region over the forecast period.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Drivers

Rising Demand for Spray Polyurethane Foam for Energy Efficiency Solutions

Air infiltration can result in a loss of up to 40% of a building's capacity. Energy bills may be inflated excessively due to gaps, holes, and air leaks. Henceforth, spray polyurethane foam acts as both an insulator and an air barrier, sealing holes that allow air to escape and drive up the energy costs. Maintaining a well-functioning heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can also save capital on electricity. Thus, with the increasing usage of spray polyurethane foam HVAC sizing can be minimized. Moreover, spray polyurethane foam can be used to seal air leaks that waste energy and boost utility bills. Thus, with an increasing demand for spray polyurethane foam for energy efficiency solutions, the market is anticipated to rise over the forecast period.

Increasing Usage of Spray Polyurethane Foam in Packaging Applications

Spray polyurethane foam is a highly specialized packaging material that is frequently required when shipping precious and fragile objects. Sculptures, vases, big fossils, lamp bases, busts, computers, furniture, chandeliers, and other unusually shaped things are all protected using engineered packing techniques. Liquid foam effectively covers practically any size, shape, or weight by expanding up to 30-60 times the volume of its liquid condition. Owing to its easy installation, less required space, and safe use, it is increasingly used in the packaging applications. Moreover spray polyurethane foam is used in high-performance packaging solutions to safeguard the products from damage throughout the shipping process. Thus, the rising demand for spray polyurethane foam in the packaging industry will raise the market demand in the projected period.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Challenges

High maintenance and overspray potential

Rising concerns owing to the high maintenance and overspray potential of spray polyurethane foam in roofing systems is estimated to hamper the growth of the market. Even if there is no established damage, spray polyurethane foam (SPF) in roofing systems should be tested twice a year. Also, particularly after potentially damaging weather events like hail storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes, where there are high chances of damage caused to the spray polyurethane foam roofing systems. Moreover, since the spray polyurethane foam(SPF) roof is applied by spray, there is a chance of overspray being carried by the wind onto nearby cars and other surfaces. While this is not a health hazard, it is a risk for the property in the particular area. As a result, the high maintenance and overspray potential is considered as the affects hindering the growth of the spray polyurethane foam market.

Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Landscape

Technology launches, acquisitions, and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the spray polyurethane foam market. Major players in the spray polyurethane foam market are The Dow Chemical Company, Huntsman Corporation, BASF SE, Covestro AG, JSP Corporation, Sealed Air Corporation, Armacell International S.A, Zotefoams Plc, Woodbridge Foam Corporation, TECHNONICOL, and Borealis AG  among others.

Acquisitions/Technology Launches

  • In March 2021, TECHNONICOL Company announced the official launch of polyurethane foams by TECHNONICOL, a new product category to complement its existing range of high-quality construction materials in India. Skilled sealing, fire-resistant, and glueing foams, as well as high-performance spray foam insulation, make up the collection, which is designed to meet the needs of the builders.
  • In September 2019, Demilec, Inc., a Huntsman Corporation subsidiary and a leading manufacturer of open- and closed-cell spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation and coatings in North America, announced the launch of several spray foam insulation products for the Middle East market, as well as the opening of its Spray Foam Technical Application and Training Center in Dubai. 


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1. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends by Company
    2.2 Key Trends by Raw Material
    2.3 Key Trends by Type
    2.4 Key Trends by Application
    2.5 Key Trends by End Use Industry
    2.6 Key Trends by Geography
3. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Comparative analysis
    3.1.1 Market Share Analysis- Major Companies
    3.1.2 Product Benchmarking- Major Companies
    3.1.3 Top 5 Financials Analysis
    3.1.4 Patent Analysis- Major Companies
    3.1.5 Pricing Analysis (ASPs will be provided)
4. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Startup companies Scenario Premium Premium 
    4.1 Major startup company analysis:
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Product portfolio
        4.1.4 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium 
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
    5.3 Successful Venture Profiles
    5.4 Customer Analysis - Major Companies
6. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints
    6.3 Porters Five Force Model
        6.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining Powers of Buyers
        6.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
        6.3.4 Competitive Rivalry
        6.3.5 Threat of Substitutes
7. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market -Strategic analysis
    7.1 Value/Supply Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunity Analysis
    7.3 Product/Market Life Cycle
    7.4 Distributor Analysis – Major Companies
8. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market – By Raw Material (Market Size -US$ Million)
    8.1 Polyols
    8.2 Methylene diphenyl di isocyanates (MDI)
9. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market – By Type (Market Size -US$ Million)
    9.1 Two component open-cell foam (ocSPF)
    9.2 Two component closed-cell foam (ccSPF)
10. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market – By Application (Market Size -US$ Million)
    10.1 Insulation
    10.2 Waterproofing
    10.3 Roofing
    10.4 Sealants
    10.5 Air-Barriers
    10.6 Others
11. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market – By End Use Industry (Market Size -US$ Million)
    11.1 Residential
        11.1.1 Private Dwellings
        11.1.2 Apartments
        11.1.3 RoW Houses
    11.2 Commercial
        11.2.1 Office
        11.2.2 Industrial Buildings
        11.2.3 Production Space
        11.2.4 Warehouse
        11.2.5 Others
    11.3 Healthcare
    11.4 Hotels and Restaurants
    11.5 Concert Halls and Museums
    11.6 Educational Institutes
    11.7 Transport
        11.7.1 Railway Stations
        11.7.2 Airports
        11.7.3 Others
    11.8 Others
12. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - By Geography (Market Size -US$ Million)
    12.1 North America
        12.1.1 USA
        12.1.2 Canada
        12.1.3 Mexico
    12.2 Europe
        12.2.1 UK
        12.2.2 Germany
        12.2.3 France
        12.2.4 Italy
        12.2.5 Netherlands
        12.2.6 Spain
        12.2.7 Russia
        12.2.8 Belgium
        12.2.9 Rest of Europe
    12.3 Asia Pacific
        12.3.1 China
        12.3.2 Japan
        12.3.3 India
        12.3.4 South Korea
        12.3.5 Australia and New Zealand
        12.3.6 Indonesia
        12.3.7 Taiwan
        12.3.8 Malaysia
        12.3.9 Rest of Asia Pacific
    12.4 South America
        12.4.1 Brazil
        12.4.2 Argentina
        12.4.3 Colombia
        12.4.4 Chile
        12.4.5 Rest of South America
    12.5 ROW
        12.5.1 Middle East
            12.5.1.1 Saudi Arabia
            12.5.1.2 UAE
            12.5.1.3 Israel
            12.5.1.4 Rest of Middle East
        12.5.2 Africa
            12.5.2.1 South Africa
            12.5.2.2 Nigeria
            12.5.2.3 Rest of South Africa
13. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Entropy
    13.1 New Product Launches
    13.2 M&A’s, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships
14. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Industry/Segment Competition Landscape Premium
    14.1 Market Share at Global Level- Major companies
    14.2 Market Share by Key Region- Major companies
    14.3 Market Share by Key Country- Major companies
    14.4 Market Share by Key Application - Major companies
    14.5 Market Share by Key Product Type/Product category- Major companies
    14.6 Company Benchmarking Matrix - Major companies 
15. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Key Company List by Country Premium Premiu
16. Spray Polyurethane Foam Market Company Analysis- Business Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, and Developments
    16.1 Company 1
    16.2 Company 2
    16.3 Company 3
    16.4 Company 4
    16.5 Company 5
    16.6 Company 6
    16.7 Company 7
    16.8 Company 8
    16.9 Company 9
    16.10 Company 10 and more
    "*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"