UV-Curable Adhesives Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Application Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2021 - 2026

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UV-Curable Adhesives Market Overview

UV-Curable Adhesives market size is forecast to reach $1.80 billion by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 8.2% during 2021-2026. UV- Curable Adhesives are glue curable with ultraviolet rays to provide solvent-free bonding in various applications. They are well known for their performance upon exposure to intimidating environmental conditions. Certain resin types include epoxy (EP), acrylic/polyacrylate, polyurethane (PU/PUR), silicon, and others.  They are used in applications ranging from design and production to repair, maintenance, and field service. The rising demands for UV adhesives for their characteristic properties such as fast curing rates, high bond strength, and releasing no volatile organic compounds (VOC), and flexible packaging applications are expected to drive the market through the forecast period especially in the highly populated countries in Asia-Pacific region such as India, China, Japan, and South Korea.

COVID-19 Impact

The outbreak of a novel coronavirus is not only a threat to public health, but also for economic and business growth Worldwide. The global UV cured adhesives market has slowed down owing to a contraction in demand from most of the industries such as electronics, optics, packaging, and others, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, it is expected that there will be an increasing focus on hygiene and sanitation for a better and safer lifestyle. Acceleration in demand from medical and consumer electronics is also likely to drive the UV curing system market gradually from 2021 to 2025. High machinery cost compared to other adhesives and unfavorable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak is expected to hinder the growth of the UV adhesives market.

Report Coverage

The report: “UV-Curable Adhesives Market- Forecast (2021-2026)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the UV-Curable Adhesives Industry.  
By Resin type: Epoxy (EP), Acrylic/Polyacrylate, Polyurethane (PU/PUR), Silicon, and Others.
By Substrate: Ceramic, Glass, Composites, Metal, Plastics, Rubber and Elastomers, and Others.
By Applications: Packaging, Medical Devices, Printed Circuit board, LED Mounting, Aircraft Interior Applications, Printing, Coating, Thread Sealing, Stereolithography, Tamper Proofing, and Others.
By End-Use Industry: Building and Construction (Residential Construction, Commercial Construction), Energy and Power (Oil and Gas, Wind, Solar, Others), Transportation (Automotive, Aerospace, Marine, Locomotive, others), Consumer Electronics, Manufacturing, Leisure & Sports, Agriculture, Textile, Medical & Pharmaceuticals, and Others.
By Geography: By Geography: North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, Netherlands, Belgium, and Rest of Europe), APAC (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia and Rest of APAC), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Rest of South America), and RoW (Middle East and Africa).

Key Takeaways

  • Asia Pacific dominates the UV-Curable Adhesives Market owing to a rapid increase in Automotive, Building and construction sector.
  • The market drivers and restraints have been assessed to understand their impact over the forecast period.
  • The report further identifies the key opportunities for growth while also detailing the key challenges and possible threats.
  • The other key areas of focus include the various applications and end-use industry in UV-Curable Adhesives Market and their specific segmented revenue.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the countries have gone under temporary shutdown, due to which operations of UV-Curable Adhesives related industries has been negatively affected, thus hampering the growth of the market.

Figure: UV-Curable Adhesives Market Revenue, By Geography 2020-2026 (US$ Billion)
 UV-Curable Adhesives Market
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UV-Curable Adhesives Market Segment Analysis - By Resin

Acrylic held the largest share of 34% in the UV-Curable Adhesives Market in 2020. Acrylic Adhesives are hoarding significant pull in the market, owing to the contribution of superior temperature, ultraviolet, and oxidation resistance. It has the capability to stand the negative plasticizing action taking place with rubber and delivering better resistance to chemical exposure. UV acrylic adhesives are selected for their highly flexible adhesion properties that maintain reliable adhesion to substrates such as Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Acrylic, Polypropylene (PP), and others. Acrylic and epoxy are all set to be the potential resin types by the end of the forecast period. For instance, Adhesive’s market player Techsil has introduced an orange, fluorescing UV curing product which is a transparent acrylic adhesive designed for bonding plastics. And on the other hand, Panacol has developed a range of new one-component epoxy adhesives that cure at very low temperatures, especially for electronics applications. The new initiatives and development by the adhesives industry likely to have a positive impact on the UV-Curable Adhesives Market.

UV-Curable Adhesives Market Segment Analysis - By Substrate

Glass dominates the UV-Curable Adhesives Market growing at a CAGR of 7.3%. Glass laminates have been readily obtained by photocuring at an ambient temperature of an acrylic adhesive consisting either of a liquid resin or a solid thermoplastic polymer. The light induced polymerization process was followed by real time infrared spectroscopy. Close to 100% conversion was reached within a few seconds of exposure. Light-curing acrylates, such as the glass metal adhesive offer a multitude of possibilities in the making of glass furniture or the production of state-of-the-art glass partition systems. Due to its extraordinary long-term stability and humidity resistance, the glass-metal adhesive is particularly suitable for use in sanitary facilities. Glass industry, for instance, is a massive global industry with 1200 companies and producing a staggering 209 million tons of glass annually.

UV-Curable Adhesives Market Segment Analysis - By Application

Packaging dominates the UV-Curable Adhesives Market growing at a CAGR of 7.2%. UV curable adhesive is cured through UV light exposure without any heating process that is suitable for the packaging of temperature-sensitive materials or devices. With the recent growth of E-commerce, online food, and delivery services, the requirement for packaging material especially flexible packaging has been increasing, which is expected to accelerate the demand for UV-Curable Adhesives. Also, the growing urbanization and escalating demand for compact electronic products is also predicted to improve the requirement for UV adhesive in the forecast period of 2020 to 2026. For instance, the global flexographic printing industry was expected to reach $980 billion last year, primarily driven by growth in packaging and labels. And the growth certainly enhances the demand for UV-Curable Adhesives in the forecast period.

UV-Curable Adhesives Market Segment Analysis - By End-Use Industry

The Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry held the largest share in the UV-Curable Adhesives Market in 2020 up to 37%. UV-curing adhesives are used in the production of medical equipment and items such as syringes, catheters, blood filters dialysis machines, hydrogels, medication patches, filters, and test strips. The implementation of UV curing in the medical vertical has improved owing to its properties such as low temperature, rapid processing, cure on demand, ease of automation, and lower energy necessities. For instance, Adhesive’s supplier Intertronics has launched Born2Bond Light Lock, a low-odor, low bloom, dual-curing cyanoacrylate adhesive (CA) which is cured within 5secs under UV light. In medical device manufacturing, it is suitable for plastic and metal bonding, including needle and hearing aid bonding. Whereas, Toyochem, Tokyo-based Toyo Ink Group, has released adhesives designed to meet the growing demand for safe, low-trauma medical devices formulated for sensitive skin individuals. Such developments display the rapid growth of UV-Curable Adhesives in the Medical sector. The medical industry without a doubt growing heavily worldwide but after the pandemic, in 2020 around 22 digital healthcare companies saw big investments with funding rounds about US$ 50 million. With the rapid investments and growth in the medical industry the demand for UV-Curable Adhesives Market to grow in the forecast period.

UV-Curable Adhesives Market Segment Analysis - Geography

Asia Pacific region held the largest share in the UV-Curable Adhesives Market in 2020 up to 42% followed by North America and Europe. Asia-Pacific region is one of the foremost consumers of UV-curable adhesives in the region. The demand for UV-Curable Adhesives in growing in the automotive sector with a production rate of 44.2 million, where China is the holds the highest number of 25.7 million productions in 2020, according to Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles (OICA). Along with that strong growth of the packaging industry, increasing production and investments in the electronic industry are likely to drive the demand for UV-curable adhesives over the forecast period. For instance, China intent to deploy 626 million video cameras by 2020, widening adoption of artificial intelligence, and functionally nonexistent civil rights protections are laying the groundwork for a digital panopticon. Whereas, in India government has set a target of US$ 2.4 billion investments in electronics manufacturing. China stands to be the prominent market for UV-curable adhesives, and is also expected to perceive utmost growth during the analyzed period. The UV-curable adhesives market is growing at an incredible rate in the region and expect the escalate in the forecast period.

UV-Curable Adhesives Market Drivers

UV-Curable Adhesives for Construction and Industrial

UV-curing adhesives are materials that are polymerized and cured in a short time by the energy radiated from ultraviolet irradiation devices. These are especially used as industrial materials for sealing, bonding, and coating. The demands for UV adhesives in the construction sector are escalation owing to their special properties like high strength, excellent stability, high cure speeds, on-demand curing, high viscosity, high transparency, and high precision. The ongoing government projects, for instance, Abu Dhabi Airport Expansion in the United Arab Emirates, 4,320 MW-Dasu Hydropower Project in Pakistan, Guided missiles in the United States and others are the development that certainly has a positive impact on the UV-Curable Adhesives market.

Benefits of UV-Curable Adhesives to Agriculture

UV-Curable Adhesives, at an appropriate frequency and dose, can intensify the production of active substances in medicinal and traditional plants and it can also benefit to conserve the healthy growing environment. With the outburst happening in indoor and urban farming, not only are the energy savings of LEDs fascinating, but the progressions made in UV LEDs are building is likely to bring the additional benefits of ultraviolet light, particularly wavelength UV-A and UV-B, to indoor agriculture. UV LEDs have made considerable progress in recent years, not only due to advances in the manufacturing of solid-state UV devices but also as a consequence of augmented pressure to discover more environmentally friendly and energy-friendly options of producing UV light. Moreover, NASA determined that LED lights are the best single source lights for growing plants on Earth as well as in space. Such initiatives and benefits are enhancing the growth rate of the UV-Curable Adhesives market. 

UV-Curable Adhesives Market Challenges

UV-Curable Adhesives tends to Shrink

UV curing adhesives can have rather a high shrinkage during curing, mainly acrylate-based formulations. This can lead to lower adhesion as well as higher stress. Post-cure may be necessary. Some epoxy-based UV adhesives can require post-curing with heat to attain their final properties. Such setbacks can have a negative impact on the growth of the UV-Curable Adhesives market. 

UV-Curable Adhesive installation issue and produces a sticky layer

A major obstacle of UV curable adhesives is that a minimum of one mating part has to be transparent and not UV light blocked. And it can resist only a limited number of sterilization cycles. Therefore, currently, these adhesives are mostly used in-dispensable devices that are sterilized fewer times. Another challenge is that oxygen inhibition produces a sticky layer on the top of the surface which fallouts in incomplete curing. Atmospheric and dissolved oxygen in the resin reacts with free radicals forming less reactive peroxy radicals. This not only reduces the rate of polymerization but also can result in an incomplete cure which produces a tacky surface. Such obstacle might hinder the growth of UV-Curable Adhesives Market.

UV-Curable Adhesives Market Segment Analysis - Market Landscape

Technology launches, acquisitions and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the UV-Curable Adhesives. Major players in the UV-Curable Adhesives Market are Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Master Bond Inc, Epoxy Technology United States, Tehsil Limited, Epoxy Etc, Dymax Corporation, 3M, H.B. Fuller, DELO Industrial Adhesives, and others.

Acquisitions/Technology Launches/ Product Launches  

  • In February 2020, German-based Henkel Adhesives Technology, one of the dominant players in the UV curable adhesives market has invested 50 million euros (400 crores) on its new production unit in India. And the company said it will invest 50 million more in next 5years on the same unit.
  • In September 2019, Techsil has launched Vitralit 50004, a new optically clear, low viscosity, UV curable adhesive into the UK market. It is a one-component acrylic adhesive, so it needs no mixing. It has been designed to use for bonding display screens and laminating optics.

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1. UV-Curable Adhesives Market- Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope 
2. UV-Curable Adhesives Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Key Trends by Resin Type
    2.2 Key Trends by Substrate
    2.3 Key Trends by Applications
    2.4 Key Trends by End-Use Industry
    2.5 Key Trends by Geography
3. UV-Curable Adhesives Market – Comparative analysis 
    3.1 Market Share Analysis - Major Companies
    3.2 Product Benchmarking- Major Companies
    3.3 Top 5 Financials Analysis
    3.4 Patent Analysis- Major Companies
    3.5 Pricing Analysis (ASPs will be provided)
4. UV-Curable Adhesives 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. UV-Curable Adhesives 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. UV-Curable Adhesives 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. UV-Curable Adhesives 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. UV-Curable Adhesives Market – By Resin Type (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    8.1 Epoxy (EP)
    8.2 Acrylic/Polyacrylate
    8.3 Polyurethane (PU/PUR)
    8.4 Silicon
    8.5 Others
9. UV-Curable Adhesives Market – By Substrate (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    9.1 Ceramic
    9.2 Glass
    9.3 Composites
    9.4 Metal
    9.5 Plastics
    9.6 Rubber and Elastomers
    9.7 Others
10. UV-Curable Adhesives Market – By Components (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    10.1 Single Component
    10.2 Double Component
11. UV-Curable Adhesives Market – By Applications (Market Size -$Million/Billion) 
    11.1 Packaging
    11.2 Medical Devices
    11.3 Printed Circuit board
    11.4 Semiconductors
    11.5 LED Mounting
    11.6 Aircraft Interior Applications
    11.7 Printing
    11.8 Coating
    11.9 Thread Sealing
    11.10 Stereolithography
    11.11 Tamper Proofing
    11.12 Others
12. UV-Curable Adhesives Markets – By End-Use Industry (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    12.1 Building and Construction 
        12.1.1 Residential Construction
   Independent Homes
   Row Houses
   Large Apartment Buildings
        12.1.2 Commercial Construction
   Hospitals and Healthcare Infrastructure
   Educational Institutes
   Hotels and Restaurants
   Banks and Financial Institution
   Hyper and Super Market
   Shopping Mall
        12.1.3 Infrastructure
   Roads and Highways
   Dams and Artificial Lakes
   Mooring and Ports
        12.1.4 Industrial Construction
    12.2 Energy and Power 
        12.2.1 Oil and Gas 
        12.2.2 Wind
        12.2.3 Solar 
        12.2.4 Others
    12.3 Transportation
        12.3.1 Automotive
   Passenger Cars
   Light Commercial Vehicles
   Heavy Commercial Vehicles
   Off-Road Vehicles
        12.3.2 Aerospace
        12.3.3 Marine
        12.3.4 Locomotive
    12.4 Consumer Electronics
        12.4.1 Refrigerator
        12.4.2 Washing Machine
        12.4.3 TVs
        12.4.4 Computers & Laptops
        12.4.5 Smartphones & Tablets
        12.4.6 Others
    12.5 Manufacturing
    12.6 Leisure & Sports
    12.7 Agriculture
    12.8 Textile
    12.9 Medical & Pharmaceuticals
    12.10 Others
13. UV-Curable Adhesive Market - By Geography (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    13.1 North America
        13.1.1 US
        13.1.2 Canada
        13.1.3 Mexico
    13.2 South America
        13.2.1 Brazil
        13.2.2 Argentina
        13.2.3 Colombia
        13.2.4 Chile
        13.2.5 Rest of South America
    13.3 Europe
        13.3.1 UK
        13.3.2 Germany
        13.3.3 France
        13.3.4 Italy
        13.3.5 Netherland
        13.3.6 Spain
        13.3.7 Russia
        13.3.8 Belgium
        13.3.9 Rest of Europe
    13.4 Asia-Pacific
        13.4.1 China
        13.4.2 Japan
        13.4.3 India
        13.4.4 South Korea
        13.4.5 Australia and New Zeeland
        13.4.6 Indonesia
        13.4.7 Taiwan
        13.4.8 Malaysia
        13.4.9 Rest of APAC
    13.5 Rest of the World
        13.5.1 Middle East
   Saudi Arabia
   Rest of the Middle East
        13.5.2 Africa
   South Africa
   Rest of Africa
14. UV-Curable Adhesive Market – Entropy
    14.1 New Product Launches
    14.2 M&As, Collaborations, JVs, and Partnerships
15. UV-Curable Adhesive Market – Market Share Analysis Premium
    15.1 Market Share at Global Level - Major companies
    15.2 Market Share by Key Region - Major companies
    15.3 Market Share by Key Country - Major companies
    15.4 Market Share by Key Application - Major companies
    15.5 Market Share by Key Product Type/Product category - Major companies
    15.6 Company Benchmarking Matrix - Major companies 
16. UV-Curable Adhesive Market – Key Company List by Country Premium Premium
17. UV-Curable Adhesive Market Company Analysis - Business Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, and Developments
    17.1 Company 1
    17.2 Company 2
    17.3 Company 3
    17.4 Company 4
    17.5 Company 5
    17.6 Company 6
    17.7 Company 7
    17.8 Company 8
    17.9 Company 9
    17.10 Company 10 and more
    "*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies

List of Tables

1 US UV-Curable Adhesives Market Size 2018
2 Canada UV-Curable Adhesives Market Share 2018
3 Brazil UV-Curable Adhesives Market Outlook 2019 - 2023
4 Mexico UV-Curable Adhesives Market Research 2018
5 Germany UV-Curable Adhesives Market Trends 2019 - 2023 
6 France UV-Curable Adhesives Market Growth 2019 - 2023 
7 UK UV-Curable Adhesives Market Demand 2019 - 2023 
8 Italy UV-Curable Adhesives Market Segmentation 2018
9 Russia UV-Curable Adhesives Market Analysis 2019 - 2023
10 China UV-Curable Adhesives Market Revenue 2019 - 2023
11 Japan UV-Curable Adhesives Market Volume 2019 - 2023
12 South Korea UV-Curable Adhesives Market Potential 2019 - 2023
13 India UV-Curable Adhesives Market Leaders 2018
14 Saudi Arabia UV-Curable Adhesives Market Forecast 2019 - 2023 
15 Kuwait UV-Curable Adhesives Market Value 2018

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