Authored By: Sarah
15 Jul 2024

 Emulsion Polymers Market to grow by USD 14 billion between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Emulsion Polymers Market” by Application (Paints and coatings, Paper and paperboard coatings, Adhesives, Others) Material (Acrylic, Styrene-butadiene latex, Vinyl acetate polymers) Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 14 billion at a CAGR of over 7.18% during the forecast period. The emulsion polymers market experiences significant growth due to the expanding automobile and construction sectors. Enhanced living standards and increasing GDP fuel construction industry development. Emulsion polymers, integral to paint production, offer superior quality, heat resistance, and self-healing properties. Their eco-friendliness and resistance to stains and chemicals make them a preferred choice in paints and coatings. Notably, emulsion polymers contain fewer volatile organic compounds (VOCs) compared to traditional alternatives..

Browse market data tables, figures, and in-depth TOC on “Emulsion Polymers Market” by Application (Paints and coatings, Paper and paperboard coatings, Adhesives, Others) Material (Acrylic, Styrene-butadiene latex, Vinyl acetate polymers) Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa) Global Forecast to 2028.

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By Application, the Paints and coatings segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024.

The acrylic emulsion polymer market experiences significant growth due to its versatile applications in various industries. These include paints and coatings, adhesives and sealants, paper coatings, and construction additives. Acrylic emulsions provide notable benefits such as water resistance, durability, and flexibility. Moreover, they are non-toxic and biodegradable, aligning with the current business trend towards sustainability. The market expansion is fueled by the increasing preference for water-based coatings, the expanding use of acrylics in adhesives and sealants, and the escalating demand for eco-friendly products.

By Material, Acrylic  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024.

In the dynamic global emulsion polymer market landscape of 2023, the paints and coatings sector held a significant market share. Key growth drivers included the expanding construction and automotive industries, particularly in APAC. The eco-friendly and biodegradable attributes of emulsion polymers further fueled market expansion. Moreover, the increasing demand for low VOC emission paints is anticipated to boost emulsion polymer usage in this sector. Emulsion polymers used in paints and coatings deliver enhanced water resistance, providing valuable exterior protection for buildings.

APAC is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024.

The Emulsion Polymers Market witnesses significant growth due to the increasing demand for water-based coatings and adhesives. These polymers offer advantages such as improved durability, enhanced chemical resistance, and easier application. Key end-use industries, including construction, automotive, and packaging, drive market expansion. Additionally, regulatory support for the use of water-based coatings and technological advancements contribute to market growth.

The Emulsion Polymers Market t growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • 3M Co.
  • Akzo Nobel NV
  • Alberdingk Boley GmbH
  • Apcotex Industries Ltd.
  • Arkema Group
  • Asian Paints Ltd.
  • Celanese Corp.
  • Chang Chun Group
  • Clariant International Ltd.
  • DIC Corp.
  • Dow Chemical Co.
  • Eastman Chemical Co.
  • H.B. Fuller Co.
  • PTT Global Chemical Public Co. Ltd.
  • Scott Bader Co. Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd.
  • Trinseo PLC
  • Wacker Chemie AG
  • Zeon Corp.

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Research Analysis Overview

In the dynamic and expansive realm of industrial polymers, Emulsion Polymers occupy a significant position. These polymers, derived from Monomers such as Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene (PE), SB Latex, Vinyl Acetate Polymer, and others, undergo Radical polymerization in the presence of Water and Surfactants to form stable dispersions. Emulsion Polymers find extensive applications in various sectors. In the Paper and Paperboard industry, they serve as essential components in the production of coated papers. In the Chemical industry, they are used as raw materials for Adhesives and Paints and Coatings, including Acrylics. Consumer durables, Textile, and Construction industries also leverage Emulsion Polymers for their unique properties. Moreover, Emulsion Polymers contribute to the advancement of Green Buildings by reducing Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions. The versatility of these polymers extends to the production of Polymer Emulsions, which cater to diverse industries and applications. Emulsion Polymers' market growth is driven by their superior performance, cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability.

Market Research Overview

The Emulsion Polymers Market encompasses a wide range of products used in various sectors such as Chemicals, Adhesives and Sealants, Paper and Paperboard, and Coatings. These polymers are derived from Monomers like Styrene Butadiene, Vinyl Acetate, and Acrylics through Radical Polymerization or Emulsion Polymerization. The resulting Emulsion Polymers find extensive applications in Construction Activity, Industrialization, Textiles, and Consumer Durables. In the Construction sector, Emulsion Polymers are used in Flooring Adhesives, Paints, Waterproofing Coatings, and Adhesives and Sealants. They enhance Durability, Film Forming, and Adhesion properties. In the Industrial sector, they are used in Polymer Emulsion Coatings for Surface Treatments and Cement Modification. Emulsion Polymers are also used in Textiles for Coating Applications and in the Production of Biodegradable Products. In the Housing and Urbanization sector, they contribute to Green Building initiatives by reducing VOC emission in Architectural Paints and Water Borne Coatings. Emulsion Polymers are derived from Natural Gas and Crude Oil and are used in the production of Polystyrene, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polyurethane, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polypropylene, Polyethylene, SB Latex, Vinyl Acetate Polymer, and Paper and Paperboard. These polymers play a crucial role in various industries and applications, making them a significant market segment.


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