HOME Research Insight H.B. Fuller (U.S.) and Henkel (Germany) are Some of the Leading Players in the Low VOC Adhesive Market.

H.B. Fuller (U.S.) and Henkel (Germany) are Some of the Leading Players in the Low VOC Adhesive Market.

Low VOC adhesives are the adhesives containing less than five percent of solvent. Most of the low VOC adhesives are manufactured using water-based, hot-melt, and reactive & other technologies. These adhesives can be of diverse chemistries such as Poly Acrylic Ester (PAE), Poly Vinyl Acetate (PVA), Vinyl Acetate Ethylene (VAE), Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA), Polyurethane, Epoxy, and Others. The different end-use industries of low VOC adhesives are paper & packaging, building & construction, woodworking, transportation, consumer, and others.

Key players operating in the low VOC adhesive market have adopted various strategies to strengthen their position in the market. Mergers & acquisition was the key strategy adopted by the leading players to achieve growth in the market between 2014 and 2017. Key players in the market also adopted strategies, such as investments and expansions, new product launches, partnerships & collaborations, and agreements to increase their shares in the market and strengthen their distribution networks.

H.B. Fuller (U.S.), 3M (U.S.), Henkel (Germany), Dow (U.S.), Bostik (France), and Huntsman (U.S.), and Sika (Switzerland) are some of the leading players in the low VOC adhesive market.

H.B. Fuller is one of the leading companies in the low VOC adhesive market. The company offers low VOC adhesives for various applications in the assembly, packaging, converting, nonwoven and hygiene, performance wood, flooring, textile, flexible packaging, graphic arts, envelope, transportation, electronics, medical, clean energy, appliance, heavy machinery, audio equipment, and automotive sectors. The company has acquired Wisdom Worldwide Adhesives (U.S.) in January 2017, Cyberbond L.L.C (Illinois) in July 2016, and Advanced Adhesives Pty Limited (New Zealand) in April 2016 to strengthen its position in the market and enhance its technology portfolio.

Henkel Adhesive Technologies has acquired Novamelt Americas LLC (U.S.) in April 2016. The acquisition has helped the company to expand its competence in the area of hot-melt pressure-sensitive adhesives. The company has also acquired Zhejiang Golden Roc Chemicals JSC (China) in 2016 which is one of the leading providers of adhesive solutions for industrial engineering and household consumer applications.

The Dow Chemical Company produces raw material as well as products with low VOC adhesives. The diverse product line serves low VOC adhesives for industrial, packaging, appliance, and construction sectors. The company is bringing advancements in polyurethanes science for infrastructural solutions and focuses on introducing new and innovative products.

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Low VOC Adhesive Market by Chemistry (PAE, PVA, VAE, EVA, Polyurethane, and Epoxy), End-use Industry (Paper & Packaging, Building & Construction, Woodworking), and Technology (Water-based, Hot-melt based and Reactive), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

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