Gelcoat Market

Gelcoat Market

Gelcoat - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)

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Published: 2019 ID: SMRC18679

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According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Gelcoat Market is accounted for $1.09 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $2.54 billion by 2027 growing at a CAGR of 9.9% during the forecast period. Some of the key factors influencing the market growth include an increase in demand for Gelcoat in the transportation industry, growing uses of glass fiber reinforced plastics across various end-use industries and rising demand for lightweight vehicles to increase fuel efficiency. However, the shift toward a closed molding process affecting the use of gelcoat is restraining the market growth.

Gelcoat is a high-quality finish on the visible surface of a fiber-reinforced composite. Gelcoats are modified resins which are applied to molds in the liquid state. Gel coated surface appears to be glossy after curing and offers superior properties such as flexibility, stiffness, strength, chemical resistance, corrosion resistance, weather resistance, and UV resistance, thus enhancing the durability of reinforced plastics substrate.

Amongst resin, Polyester is the most widely used resin for Gelcoat. Polyester resin is easily available and has a low price. It also offers various useful properties such as resistance to water and chemicals and low shrinkage. These properties enable the polyester resin-based gelcoat to be widely used in the marine and construction industries. Polyester resins used in gelcoats offer durability to molds and parts.

By Geography, APAC is a key Gelcoat market. The booming transportation and construction industries are responsible for the growth of the gelcoat market in the region. China is one of the prominent consumers of gelcoat in the region. The country has become the single-largest consumer of gelcoat in the wind energy industry and is expected to strengthen its position further. 

Some of the key players in global Gelcoat market are Bufa Composite Systems Gmbh, Poliya Composites Resins and Polymers, Eastman Chemical Company, Alpha Owens-Corning (AOC) Aliancys, BASF, Allnex, Ineos Enterprise, Scott Bader Company, Turkuaz Polyester, Ashland, Interplastic Corporation, HK Research Corporation, Polynt-Reichhold Group, Huntsman International, Synergys Technologies, and Sika Advanced Resins.

Resins Covered:
• Vinyl Ester
• Epoxy
• Polyester
• Other Resins

Types Covered:
• Specialty Gelcoat
• Standard Gelcoat

Applications Covered:
• Spray Gun
• Brush & Roller
• Other Applications

End Users Covered:
• Building and Construction
• Transportation
• Wind Energy
• Marine
• Energy
• Automotive
• Other End Users

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan        
o China        
o India        
o Australia  
o New Zealand      
o South Korea       
o Rest of Asia Pacific    
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa 
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2023 and 2027
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic analysis: Drivers and Constraints, Product/Technology Analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis, etc.
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary       
2 Preface       
 2.1 Abstract      
 2.2 Stake Holders      
 2.3 Research Scope      
 2.4 Research Methodology      
  2.4.1 Data Mining     
  2.4.2 Data Analysis     
  2.4.3 Data Validation     
  2.4.4 Research Approach     
 2.5 Research Sources      
  2.5.1 Primary Research Sources     
  2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources     
  2.5.3 Assumptions     
3 Market Trend Analysis       
 3.1 Introduction      
 3.2 Drivers      
 3.3 Restraints      
 3.4 Opportunities      
 3.5 Threats      
 3.6 Application Analysis      
 3.7 End User Analysis      
 3.8 Emerging Markets      
 3.9 Futuristic Market Scenario      
4 Porters Five Force Analysis       
 4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers      
 4.2 Bargaining power of buyers      
 4.3 Threat of substitutes      
 4.4 Threat of new entrants      
 4.5 Competitive rivalry      
5 Global Gelcoat Market, By Resin       
 5.1 Introduction      
 5.2 Vinyl Ester      
 5.3 Epoxy      
 5.4 Polyester      
 5.5 Other Resins      
  5.5.1 Polyurethane     
  5.5.2 Acrylic     
  5.5.3 Phenolic     
6 Global Gelcoat Market, By Type       
 6.1 Introduction      
 6.2 Specialty Gelcoat      
 6.3 Standard Gelcoat      
7 Global Gelcoat Market, By Application       
 7.1 Introduction      
 7.2 Spray Gun      
 7.3 Brush & Roller      
 7.4 Other Applications      
8 Global Gelcoat Market, By End User       
 8.1 Introduction      
 8.2 Building and Construction      
 8.3 Transportation      
 8.4 Wind Energy      
 8.5 Marine      
 8.6 Energy      
 8.7 Automotive      
 8.8 Other End Users      
  8.8.1 Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Furniture     
  8.8.2 Tanks     
  8.8.3 Food Additive Requirement     
  8.8.4 Tooling     
  8.8.5 Aerospace & Defense     
  8.8.6 Pipes     
  8.8.7 Sanitary     
9 Global Gelcoat Market, By Geography       
 9.1 Introduction      
 9.2 North America      
  9.2.1 US     
  9.2.2 Canada     
  9.2.3 Mexico     
 9.3 Europe      
  9.3.1 Germany     
  9.3.2 UK     
  9.3.3 Italy     
  9.3.4 France     
  9.3.5 Spain     
  9.3.6 Rest of Europe     
 9.4 Asia Pacific      
  9.4.1 Japan     
  9.4.2 China     
  9.4.3 India     
  9.4.4 Australia     
  9.4.5 New Zealand     
  9.4.6 South Korea     
  9.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific     
 9.5 South America      
  9.5.1 Argentina     
  9.5.2 Brazil     
  9.5.3 Chile     
  9.5.4 Rest of South America     
 9.6 Middle East & Africa      
  9.6.1 Saudi Arabia     
  9.6.2 UAE     
  9.6.3 Qatar     
  9.6.4 South Africa     
  9.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa     
10 Key Developments       
 10.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures      
 10.2 Acquisitions & Mergers      
 10.3 New Product Launch      
 10.4 Expansions      
 10.5 Other Key Strategies      
11 Company Profiling       
 11.1 Bufa Composite Systems Gmbh      
 11.2 Poliya Composites Resins and Polymers      
 11.3 Eastman Chemical Company      
 11.4 Alpha Owens-Corning (AOC) Aliancys      
 11.5 BASF      
 11.6 Allnex      
 11.7 Ineos Enterprise      
 11.8 Scott Bader Company      
 11.9 Turkuaz Polyester      
 11.10 Ashland      
 11.11 Interplastic Corporation      
 11.12 HK Research Corporation      
 11.13 Polynt-Reichhold Group      
 11.14 Huntsman International      
 11.15 Synergys Technologies      
 11.16 Sika Advanced Resins      

List of Tables        
1 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Region (2017-2027) ($MN)       
2 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Resin (2017-2027) ($MN)       
3 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Vinyl Ester (2017-2027) ($MN)       
4 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Epoxy (2017-2027) ($MN)       
5 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Polyester (2017-2027) ($MN)       
6 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Other Resins (2017-2027) ($MN)       
7 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Polyurethane (2017-2027) ($MN)       
8 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Acrylic (2017-2027) ($MN)       
9 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Phenolic (2017-2027) ($MN)       
10 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Type (2017-2027) ($MN)       
11 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Specialty Gelcoat (2017-2027) ($MN)       
12 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Standard Gelcoat (2017-2027) ($MN)       
13 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Application (2017-2027) ($MN)       
14 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Spray Gun (2017-2027) ($MN)       
15 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Brush & Roller (2017-2027) ($MN)       
16 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2017-2027) ($MN)       
17 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By End User (2017-2027) ($MN)       
18 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Building and Construction (2017-2027) ($MN)       
19 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Transportation (2017-2027) ($MN)       
20 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Wind Energy (2017-2027) ($MN)       
21 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Marine (2017-2027) ($MN)       
22 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Energy (2017-2027) ($MN)       
23 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Automotive (2017-2027) ($MN)       
24 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2017-2027) ($MN)       
25 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Furniture (2017-2027) ($MN)       
26 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Tanks (2017-2027) ($MN)       
27 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Food Additive Requirement (2017-2027) ($MN)       
28 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Tooling (2017-2027) ($MN)       
29 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Aerospace & Defense (2017-2027) ($MN)       
30 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Pipes (2017-2027) ($MN)       
31 Global Gelcoat Market Outlook, By Sanitary (2017-2027) ($MN)       
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.        

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