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Emerging Trends in Roofing: A Surge in Eco-Friendly Chemicals


Lauren Miller

May 8, 2024 - 09:50 am


The Soaring Trajectory of Roofing Chemicals: Innovations Powering a Sustainable Future

WILMINGTON, Del., May 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In a comprehensive report published by Allied Market Research, entitled "Roofing Chemicals Market by Material Type (Acrylic, Asphalt, Elastomer, Epoxy Resin, Styrene, and Others), Roofing Type (Membrane roofing, Elastomeric roofing, Bituminous Roofing, Metal Roofing, Plastic (PVC) Roofing, and Others), Construction Type (New Construction and Re-Roofing), and End-Use (Residential and Non-Residential): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2024-2033", insightful data reveals the burgeoning roofing chemicals market. Predominantly driven by advances in chemical engineering and the pursuit of sustainable materials, this market which was valued at $42.3 billion in 2023 is projected to climb to an impressive $69.4 billion by 2033, understandably advancing at a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% from 2024 to 2033.

A Vanguard of Growth: Roofing Chemicals Market on the Rise

The prime determinants fostering this upward momentum include revolutionary strides made in roofing chemical formulations. Innovations in these formulations are pivotal in improving performance, durability, and weather resistance, making them highly sought after in the construction sector. Notably, cool roof coatings that significantly reflect sunlight are becoming increasingly popular. These reflect sunlight, thereby curtailing heat absorption, which translates into energy savings and heightened interest among environmentally conscious consumers.

Empowering Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

The ongoing shift towards eco-friendly building practices emerges as a lucrative opportunity for market expansion. While environmental concerns present some challenges to growth, increased demand for energy-efficient solutions appears to outweigh potential restraints. Cool roofing solutions, in particular, represent an area ripe for innovation and investment. These developments are in response to the escalating renovation activities and the unrelenting quest for solutions that accentuate energy conservation.

Market Overview and Analytical Insights

As per the detailed report, the roofing chemicals market outlay spans the forecast period from 2024 to 2033, taking 2023 as the base year. In 2022, the market stood at $42.3 billion, with an anticipation to grow to $69.4 billion by the end of 2033. The CAGR is firmly set at 5.1%, with the comprehensive report extending across 300 pages. It meticulously covers segments including material type, roofing type, construction type, end-use, and region. The report candidly observes a surge in renovation activities and an upsurge in demand for energy-efficient solutions, presenting these factors as the main drivers for market growth.

Exploration of Market Segments

The 'others' segment, which encompasses polyurethane, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), thermoplastic olefin (TPO), among others, is projected to experience the swiftest growth throughout the forecast period. Asphalt has been the kingpin of material types in 2023, garnering a market share of more than one-fourth, attributing to its ubiquitous use in making roofing shingles. These shingles are structured with a base (typically fiberglass or felt) amalgamated with asphalt and shielded with granules which secure the shingles against environmental adversities. The asphalt's waterproofing quality is central to why it has been highly preferred. Nevertheless, the 'others' segment is surging ahead, forecasting a CAGR of 6.1%.

The honor of leadership in the roofing type segment belongs to bituminous roofing which has maintained the highest market share in 2023. Constituted mainly of asphalt, it delivers essential waterproofing and weather-resistant characteristics to roofing materials. The other segments that are expected to grow notably feature slate roofing and composite roofing, anticipated to progress at a CAGR of 6.4%.

New constructions have dominated the roofing chemicals market, more than half of the market share rested with this segment in 2023, and it is likely to maintain its supremacy in the forecast period. Roofing chemicals secure joints and gaps crucially acting as adhesives for materials like shingles and tiles. This segment is expecting to witness a growth of CAGR 5.6%. Within residential construction, roofing chemicals lead to water insulation and energy saving, which are invaluable to securing a building from any leaks or high energy costs.

The regional landscape of the market is a testament to its global traction. The Asia-Pacific region has emerged as a frontrunner, pocketing one-third of the market revenue in 2023. It is projected to retain its preeminence throughout the period up to 2033, with an expected CAGR of 5.4%. Particularly, China's substantial construction industry is a major consumer of roofing chemicals, utilizing waterproofing materials like bitumen membranes extensively and reflective coatings for urban heat management.

A wealth of insights can be gleaned from the full report which holds 300 pages of consolidated data, analysis, charts, and figures. Interested parties can obtain this complete report from Allied Market Research's official checkout page.

Key Market Players and Competitive Landscape

The report doesn't shy away from scrutinizing the movers and shakers of the industry. Titans such as BASF SE, Dow, SIKA CORPORATION, and GAF, Inc., amongst others, are pioneering through new product launches, strategic collaborations, expansions, and joint ventures. Their efforts to increase market share and maintain their stronghold in various regions are captured within the analysis.

The story wouldn't be complete without mentioning related market research reports that offer additional perspectives on adjacent industries. These include studies on the Waterproofing Membrane Market, Green Solvents and Bio-Solvents Market, Bio-Renewable Chemicals Market, Surfactants Market, and the Bitumen Market, all of which bolster the data-driven tapestry that Allied Market Research weaves in its offerings.

About Allied Market Research

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In Closing

As we hurtle towards a future that demands sustainability and efficiency, roofing chemicals stand as vital components in the construction industry. Their evolution and innovation are pivotal to the way we conceptualize buildings and the quest for greener, more efficient materials reflects not just market trends but our collective consciousness as stewards of the planet. The roofing chemicals market's robust growth trajectory is set to redefine roofing standards, setting new benchmarks for durability, energy savings, and environmental friendliness.

Whether you are a stakeholder, investor, or curious observer, the comprehensive data and analysis provided by Allied Market Research in their latest report offer valuable insights into this dynamic industry.

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