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Geofoams Market by Type (EPS geofoams, XPS geofoams), by Application (Roadways, Building & Construction), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) - Global Forecast to 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: December 2015
Report Code: CH 3949

 

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The global geofoam market was worth USD 0.36 Billion in 2014 and is projected to register a CAGR of 7.48% between 2015 and 2020. The market for geofoams is at a growing phase and is projected to continue so in the next five years (2015 to 2020). The demand for geofoams is high as it offers extensive cost savings and good load bearing properties. Wide scale infrastructural development in emerging countries such as China, India, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar is leading the high demand for geofoams.

In this study, 2013 has been considered as the historical year and 2014 as the base year for estimating market size of geofoams. Different secondary sources such as company websites, encyclopedia, textile reports, organic exchange reports, and databases have been used to identify and collect information that is useful for this extensive commercial study of the global geofoam market. The primary sources, which include experts from related industries, have been interviewed to verify and collect critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of the market. The top-down approach has been implemented to validate the market size in terms of value and volume. With the data triangulation procedure and validation of data through primaries, the exact values of the overall market size and individual market sizes have been determined and confirmed in this study.

Geofoams Market

The geofoam market has a diversified and established ecosystem of upstream players such as raw material suppliers and downstream stakeholders such as manufacturers, vendors, end users, and government organizations. There are no specific raw material suppliers for this market as raw materials are supplied to the manufacturers through a network of middlemen and authorized distributors.

This study identifies the prospective high growth market segments in the next two to five years to help stakeholders to prioritizing their efforts and investments. The stakeholders in the global geofoam market include geofoams manufacturers such as ACH Foam Technologies, LLC (U.S.), Carlisle Construction Materials (U.S.), Amvic Building Systems (Canada), Expol Ltd. (New Zealand), Groupe Legerlite, Inc. (Canada), and Pacific Allied Products Ltd. (U.S.), among others, and associations and organizations such as North American Geosynthetics Society, International Geosynthetics Society, and others.

Scope of the Report:

This research report categorizes the market for geofoams based on form, type, application, and region. It forecasts the revenue growth and analysis of trends in each of the submarkets.

By Application:

  1. Roadways
  2. Building & Construction

By Type:

  1. EPS geofoams
  2. XPS geofoams

By Region:

  1. Asia-Pacific
  2. North America
  3. Europe
  4. RoW

This report also includes profiles of leading manufacturers such as ACH Foam Technologies, LLC (U.S.), Carlisle Construction Materials (U.S.), Amvic Building Systems (Canada), Expol Ltd. (New Zealand), Groupe Legerlite, Inc. (Canada), and Pacific Allied Products Ltd. (U.S.), and others.

Available Customizations: The following customization options are available in the report:

  1. Country-level, by form, analysis and forecast

Analysis of geofoams, by form market at country-level of every region

  1. Company Information

Analysis and profiling of additional global as well as regional market players (Up to 3)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 13)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 16)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primarydata
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
           2.1.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 29)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in Global Geofoam Market
    4.2 Geofoam Market Size, By Application (2015 - 2020)
    4.3 Geofoam Market Attractiveness

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 31)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Rising Demand for Geofoams From End-Use Industries Due to Superior Properties and Extensive Cost Savings
                    5.3.1.2 Better Alternative to Traditional Land Stabilization Materials
           5.3.2 Restraint
                    5.3.2.1 Highly Flammable and Vulnerability to Petroleum Solvents
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Increasing Demand From Emerging Economies and Technological Development of Geofoams
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Limited Technical Knowledge and Expertise About Geofoams in Emerging Economies

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 36)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
           6.2.1 Raw Materials and Their Suppliers
           6.2.2 Manufacturers
           6.2.3 Distributors
           6.2.4 End-Use Industries
    6.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.3.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.3.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

7 Geofoam Market, By Type (Page No. - 41)
    7.1 Introduction
           7.1.1 EPS Geofoams
           7.1.2 XPS Geofoams

8 Geofoam Market, By Application (Page No. - 47)
    8.1 Introduction
           8.1.1 Roadways
           8.1.2 Building and Construction

9 Geofoam Market, By Region (Page No. - 54)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 North America
           9.2.1 U.S.
           9.2.2 Canada
           9.2.3 Mexico
    9.3 Europe
           9.3.1 Germany
           9.3.2 U.K.
           9.3.3 France
           9.3.4 Italy
           9.3.5 Rest of Europe
    9.4 Asia-Pacific
           9.4.1 China
           9.4.2 India
           9.4.3 Japan
           9.4.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    9.5 Rest of the World
           9.5.1 Brazil
           9.5.2 Saudi Arabia
           9.5.3 United Arab Emirates
           9.5.4 Others

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 87)
     10.1 Overview
     10.2 Competitive Situations and Trends
             10.2.1 Agreements
             10.2.2 Expansions
             10.2.3 New Product Launches

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 91)
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Carlisle Construction Materials
     11.3 ACH Foam Technologies, LLC
     11.4 Amvic Building Systems
     11.5 Poly Molding LLC
     11.6 Groupe Legerlite, Inc.
     11.7 Thermafoam LLC
     11.8 Expol Ltd.
     11.9 Insulation Corporation of America
     11.10 Pacific Allied Products Ltd.
     11.11 Gorantla Geosynthetics Pvt. Ltd.
     11.12 Mansonville Plastics (BC) Ltd.

*Details Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies

12 Appendix (Page No. - 108)
     12.1 Insights From Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     12.4 Available Customizations
     12.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (73 Tables)

Table 1 Geofoam Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 2 Geofoam Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 3 EPS Geofoams Market Size, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 4 EPS Geofoam Market Size, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 5 XPS Geofoam Market Size (USD Million), 2013–2020
Table 6 XPS Geofoam Market Size, 2013-2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 7 Geofoams Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 8 Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 9 Geofoam Market Size in Roadways, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 Geofoam Market Size in Roadways, 2013–2020 (Million Meter Cube)
Table 11 Geofoams Market Size in Building and Construction Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Geofoam Market Size in Building and Construction Application, 2013–2020 (Million Meter Cube)
Table 13 Geofoam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Geofoam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Million Meter Cube)
Table 15 North America: Geofoam Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Million Meter Cube)
Table 17 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 19 North America: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 North America: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 21 U.S.: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 23 Canada: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 Canada: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 25 Mexico: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 Mexico: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 27 Europe: Geofoam Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 29 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 31 Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 33 Germany: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 35 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 37 France: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 France: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 39 Italy: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 Italy: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 41 Rest of Europe: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 Rest of Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 43 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Asia-Pacific: Geofoam Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 45 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 47 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 49 China: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 China: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 51 India: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 India: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 53 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 Japan: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 55 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 57 RoW: Geofoam Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 RoW: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 59 RoW: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 RoW: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 61 RoW: Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 RoW: Geofoam Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 63 Brazil: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 Brazil: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 65 Saudi Arabia: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 66 Saudi Arabia: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 67 United Arab Emirates: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 68 United Arab Emirates: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 69 Others: Geofoam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 70 Others: Geofoams Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Million Metre Cube)
Table 71 Agreements, 2010–2015
Table 72 Expansions, 2010-2015
Table 73 New Product Launches, 2010–2015


List of Figures (36 Figures)

Figure 1 Global Geofoam Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Global Geofoam Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Geofoam Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Global Geofoam Market Snapshot (2015 vs 2020)
Figure 7 EPS Geofoams Dominated the Global ECO Fibers Market in 2014 (Kiloton)
Figure 8 Asia-Pacific Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During Forecast Period
Figure 9 Global Geofoams Market, 2015 vs 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 10 Roadways Projected to Be the Fastest-Growing Geofoams Application Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 11 Asia-Pacific Held Biggest Share of the Geofoams Market, in 2014
Figure 12 Geofoam Market, By Type
Figure 13 Geofoam Market, By Application
Figure 14 High Demand for Geofoams Due to Increasing Infrastructural Activities
Figure 15 Overview of Geofoams Value Chain
Figure 16 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 17 EPS Geofoam to Dominate the Global Geofoam Market Till 2020
Figure 18 Asia-Pacific Projected to Dominate the EPS Geofoam Market Between 2015 and 2020 (USD Million)
Figure 19 Asia Pacific Projected to Be the Fastest-Growing Market for XPS Geofoams Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 20 Roadways Segment Accounts for Largest Share of Geofoams Market
Figure 21 Asia-Pacific is the Fastest-Growing Market for Geofoams in the Roadways Application Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 22 RoW Projected to Account for Largest Market Share By 2020
Figure 23 Regional Snapshot: Rapidly Growing Markets are Emerging as Strategic Destination
Figure 24 North American Market Snapshot: Roadways to Drive Growth of Geofoams Market, 2015-2020
Figure 25 Roadways Dominated the Consumption of Geofoams in the U.S. (2014)
Figure 26 Asia-Pacific Geofoam Market Snapshot – China, Japan and India are the Most Lucrative Markets
Figure 27 Roadways Dominated the Consumption of Geofoams in China
Figure 28 Major Companies Adopted New Product Launches as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2010 And2015
Figure 29 Agreements: the Most Popular Growth Strategy Adopted By Companies Between 2010 and 2015
Figure 30 Battle for Market Share: Agreements Was the Key Strategy, 2010–2015
Figure 31 Regional Revenue Mix of Top Four Market Players
Figure 32 Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM): Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM): SWOT Analysis
Figure 34 ACH Foam Technologies, LLC: SWOT Analysis
Figure 35 Amvic Building Systems: SWOT Analysis
Figure 36 Groupe Legerlite, Inc.: SWOT Analysis

The global geofoam market size, in terms of value, is projected to reach USD 0.57 Billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 7.48% between 2015 and 2020. In terms of volume, the market size is projected to reach 9.21 million m3 by 2020, at a CAGR of 7.22% during the forecast period. The rising demand for geofoams from end-use industries due to its superior properties and extensive cost savings is the major driving factor of this market. Because of its physical properties, it is considered as a better alternative to traditional land stabilization materials.

The market for XPS geofoams segment in the geofoam market is projected to register the fastest-growth. The collective growth in the use of geofoams is due to the increase in the awareness about the benefits of geofoams than traditional land stabilization materials in construction activities.

Roadways application is the fastest-growing segment in the global geofoam market. Geofoams are highly preferred for roadways applications. The growing demand from core industries such as construction and roads & highways is the key factor contributing to the fast growth rate of the geofoams market.

Asia-Pacific is the largest consumer of geofoams is also projected to register a high CAGR, in terms of value, between 2015 and 2020. This growth is majorly driven by the increase in geofoams demand in various application segments such as construction and roads & highways.

Geofoams Market

The geofoam market faces certain bottlenecks to its growth. High flammability and vulnerability to petroleum solvents is a major restraint in the usage of geofoams.

The global geofoams market is dominated by certain global players such as ACH Foam Technologies, LLC (U.S.), Carlisle Construction Materials (U.S.), Amvic Building Systems (Canada), Expol Ltd. (New Zealand), Groupe Legerlite, Inc. (Canada), and Pacific Allied Products Ltd. (U.S.). The diverse product portfolio and strategically positioned R&D centers, continuous adoption of development strategies, and technological advancements are the factors that are responsible for strengthening the market position of these companies in geofoam market. They have been adopting various organic and inorganic growth strategies such as expansions, merger & acquisitions, and new product launches to enhance their current market shares. This is expected to help the geofoam market evolve in more application segments and help expand their market shares.

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