March 28, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Analysis of the North American Construction Chemicals Market
This research service analyzes the North American construction chemicals market. The segments covered include: concrete admixtures; waterproofing chemicals and membranes; flooring chemicals; repair and rehabilitation chemicals; and sealants and adhesives. Continued mergers and acquisitions are expected in the market. Construction chemical suppliers will have to strengthen their relationships with contractors and architects, and they all will have to work together to identify cost-effective options within their portfolios rather than pushing their products unidirectionally into the market. Topics this study addresses include the focus areas and issues to stay ahead of competition, along with the key competitive factors governing this market.
•Revenue for the total industrial construction chemicals market in
was about $xx million in 2011, and it is expected to grow to $xx million by 2018. Revenue figures in this study are in U.S. dollars.•The volume growth in most of these segments range from low to moderate, mainly because of the slow recovery in new construction activities since the economic crisis.•In terms of volume, concrete admixture is the biggest segment followed by waterproofing chemicals and membranes; these segments are expected to grow xxpercent and xxpercent, respectively, during the forecast period.•Differentiation is a difficult task for the construction chemicals sector, as the products are mostly commodities and it is common that the construction sector is not seen as a technology-intensive area. Key producers are trying to reach a higher level of differentiation by closely working with customers in order to understand needs and develop customer-focused solutions for specific applications.•The market is expected to have more mergers and acquisitions, with the top global companies acquiring smaller companies with regional dominance.•Pricing is a crucial purchase factor considered by end users. The simple analysis of the unit price is a disadvantage for manufacturers that intend to sell high-quality and innovative solutions to the market, because the cost-benefit criteria are not considered.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary 4
Market Overview 8