Rigid Foam Insulation Market By Material (Polyurethane, Polystyrene, PE, PP, PVC), By Application (Thermal, Hybrid, Acoustic), By End-User and By Geography – Global Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends & Forecast up to 2022

  • September, 2017
  • Domain: Chemicals, Materials & Food - Specialty Chemicals
Pages: 140
Tables: 81
Charts: 78
Regions/Countries: 4 / 9
Companies: 10
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Rigid foam insulation is one kind of foam insulation, which has closed cell foam structure. It reduces the weight of the structure and provides cost benefits to the overall construction. It has major usage in the building and construction sector. Thermal insulation followed by hybrid insulation are key application areas, which utilize the benefits of better properties offered by rigid foam panels. Rigid foam insulation is used as part of advanced infrastructure solutions in buildings owing to their superior properties to insulate from noise and heat. Deep energy efficient renovation of buildings is also facilitating the insulation market.

Research Methodology

The rigid foam insulation market has been analyzed by utilizing the optimum combination of secondary sources and in-house methodology along with an irreplaceable blend of primary insights. The real-time assessment of the market is an integral part of our market sizing and forecasting methodology, wherein our industry experts and panel of primary participants helped in compiling the best quality with realistic parametric estimations. Further, the participation share of different categories of primary participants is given below:

rigid foam insulation market

Key Market Insights

Currently, Asia Pacific is the global leader in the rigid foam insulation market. China and India have an advantage of having the big manufacturing and consumption market, thus providing maximum contribution toward the global rigid foam insulation market. North America and Europe are the second and third major contributors in the global rigid foam insulation market, owing to the large infrastructure and high consumer spending. Middle East & African countries show a high growth rate during the forecast period due to the increasing adoption of industrialization. Globally, the demand for rigid foam insulation is growing consistently, especially in Asia Pacific and in North America. This growth is supported by the increasing building & construction along with transportation solutions in these regions.

Within the various application areas, thermal insulation is highly dominating the market in rigid foam insulation, at both global and regional level, owing to the high adoption rate. Other than thermal, rigid foam has also acquired a major market in hybrid and acoustic insulation segments with modern technologies.

The study of the global rigid foam insulation market provides market size information and market trends along with the factors and parameters impacting the market in both short and long-term. The study ensures a 360° view, bringing out the complete key insights of the industry. These insights help the business decision-makers to make better business plans and informed decisions for future business. In addition, the study helps venture capitalists in understanding the companies better and take informed decisions.

According to Infoholic Research, the global rigid foam insulation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period to reach $18.91 billion by 2022. The thermal insulation segment is expected to maintain global dominance in the application segments, which is driven by China and India. Asia Pacific is expected to contribute the highest toward the global rigid foam insulation market. Some of the key players in rigid foam insulation is PolyOne Corporation, DoW Chemicals, K-Flex etc.

Report Scope:

  • Materials

    • Polyurethane

    • Polystyrene

    • Polyethylene

    • Polypropylene

    • Polyvinyl Chloride


  • Applications

    • Thermal insulation

    • Hybrid insulation

    • Acoustic insulation


  • End-user

    • Building & Construction

    • Transportation

    • Consumer Appliances

    • Industrial Insulation

    • Others


  • Regions

    • Asia Pacific

    • North America

    • Europe

    • Rest of the World



  • Industry outlook: Market trends, drivers, restraints, and opportunities


1     Report Outline  

1.1        Introduction

1.2        Report Scope

1.3        Market Definition

1.4        Research Methodology

1.4.1     Data Collation & In-house Estimation

1.4.2     Market Triangulation

1.4.3     Forecasting

1.5        Study Declaration

1.6        Report Assumptions

1.7        Stakeholders

2     Executive Summary  

2.1        China increasing market share with growing domestic and export markets

2.2        Developing regions witnessing high demand from construction while developed saw transportation growth  18

3     Market Positioning  

3.1        Total Addressable Market (TAM): Foam Insulation

3.1.1     Market Overview

3.1.2     Major Trends

3.2        Segmented Addressable Market

3.3        Related Markets

4     Market Outlook  

4.1        Overview

4.2        Value Chain Analysis

4.3        PESTLE

4.4        Porter 5 (Five) Forces

4.5        Patent Analysis

5     Market Characteristics 

5.1        Market Segmentation

5.2        Market Dynamics

5.2.1     Drivers    Increasing investment in end-user industries    Increasing regional consumption    Increasing energy efficiency solutions demand in buildings

5.2.2     Restraints    Complex regulatory environment    Population and income growth in emerging countries

5.2.3     Opportunities    Economic opportunities, owing to the insulation and energy efficiency    Large untapped market in developing and underdeveloped countries

5.2.4     DRO – Impact Analysis

6     Materials: Market Size & Analysis

6.1        Overview

6.2        Polyurethane

6.3        Polystyrene

6.4        Polyethylene

6.5        Polypropylene

6.6        Polyvinyl Chloride

6.7        Vendor Profiles

6.7.1     PolyOne Corporation

6.7.1     Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)

6.7.2     DoW Chemicals


6.7.4     Woodbridge Corporation

(Overview,Business unit,Geographic revenue, Product profile, Recent developments,Business focus, SWOT analysis and Business strategy are covered for all the vendors)

7     Application: Market Size & Analysis

7.1        Overview

7.2        Thermal Insulation

7.3        Hybrid Insulation

7.4        Acoustic Insulation

7.5        Customers Profile

7.5.1     VINCI

7.5.2     Toyota Motor Corporation

7.5.3     3M

7.5.4     General Electric (GE)

7.5.5     BECHTEL

(Overview,Business unit,Geographic revenue, Product profile, SWOT analysis and Business strategy are covered for all the customers)

8     End-Users: Market Size & Analysis 

8.1        Overview

8.2        Building & Construction

8.3        Transportation

8.4        Consumer Appliances

8.5        Industrial insulation

9     Regions: Market Size and Analysis 

9.1        Overview

9.2        Asia Pacific

9.2.1     Asia Pacific Market, By Countries

9.2.2     Asia Pacific Market, By Material

9.2.3     Asia Pacific Market, By Applications

9.2.4     Asia Pacific Market, By End-users

9.3        Europe

9.3.1     Europe Market, By Country

9.3.2     Europe Market, By Materials

9.3.3     Europe Market, By Applications

9.3.4     Europe Market, By End-users

9.4        North America

9.4.1     North America Market, By Countries

9.4.2     North America Market, By Materials

9.4.3     North America Market, By Application

9.4.4     North America Market, By End-users

9.5        Rest of the World

9.5.1     Rest of the World, By Regions

9.5.2     Rest OF the World Market, By Materials

9.5.3     Rest of the World Market, By Application

9.5.4     Rest of the World Market, By End-users

10   Companies to Watch for

10.1     Thermablock, An Aerogel Insulation Product

10.2     SABIC Investment in the Middle East Africa and Asia Insulation Market

11   Competitive Landscape

11.1     Competitor Comparison Analysis

11.2     Market Landscape

11.2.1  Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures

11.2.2  Expansion

11.2.3  Exhibition & Product Launch

11.2.4  Divestment & Divestiture

11.2.5  Restructure & Repositioning

12   Expert’s Views 




Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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