Global Hot Melt Adhesive Market Outlook and Forecast Report 2021-2026 Featuring Prominent Players - 3M, Arkema, H.B. Fuller, Henkel, Sika


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The hot melt adhesives market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5.57% during the forecast period 2020-2026.

Hot melt adhesives are witnessing high growth due to the rising demand in packaging, assembly, bookbinding, woodworking, and other applications industries. The high end-user variability of the industry makes the hot melt adhesives market one of the high-growth industries with high opportunities for vendors with different product categories.

APAC is one of the major contributors to the rapid growth of the adhesive market due rise in end-user industries that prefer hot melt adhesives due to their longer shelf life. The manufacturing sector is estimated to grow by around 10% over the next 5 years, which is expected to boost the demand for hot melt adhesives across the globe.


The global hot melt adhesives market research report includes a detailed segmentation by raw material, product form, applications, end-user, distribution, geography. The ongoing trend of eco-friendly products is likely to create more opportunities for bio-based hot-melt adhesives in the upcoming years.

Players are continuously focusing on introducing environment-friendly products in the global hot melt adhesives market. EVA hot melt adhesives are flexible and compatible with various other polymers and additives which makes the procedure easy. It is one of the raw materials used in hot melt adhesive that have application in the high-performance packaging industry.

Hot melt adhesives also come in pellet form are made up of chemical compounds that help in quick adhesion on permeable and impermeable surfaces. These hot melt adhesives in pellets is available in form of slugs, sachets, firm, powder, and tablets. It is most suitable for application in the manufacturing process where rapid melting is required. The pellets segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.66% between 2020 and 2026.

The demand for consumer flexible packaging is high in the food and beverage, healthcare, and pet food segments. The demand for industrial packaging is expected to increase in the pharmaceutical industry due to the robust demand for drugs and PPE manufacturing. The industrial flexible packaging market is expected to witness high growth in the APAC region. There is high market demand in countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong, and New Zealand due to cost-effective labor, growing infrastructure, and established logistics.

The industrial end-user of the hot melt adhesives market is expected to witness incremental revenues of USD 3,421.55 million and absolute growth of 39% between 2020 to 2026. The automotive, aerospace, and electronics, are the early adopters of new adhesive technologies as they explore more robust weight-reducing materials. The packaging market in North America is at a mature stage and provides constant demand for hot melt adhesives.

The hot melt adhesives are used in the construction market during the repair and installation of floors, tiles, and ceilings. Residential use of hot melt adhesive includes the individual purchase of adhesives which is used for residential purposes such as DIY and other home improvement activities.

The adhesive industry is an offline intensive market that accounts for a significant share of purchasing time and product price. Offline distribution of adhesives is majorly done through wholesalers, distributors, and direct selling.


In North America, the demand for adhesives is majorly driven by the packaging industry and is likely to enable the hot melt adhesives market growth during the forecast period. The US is the highest revenue generator in the region during the forecast period. North America has the highest number of airports, which are currently undergoing infrastructure expansion and modernization, worth more than USD 120 billion. The opportunity in this area alone is expected to provide a major boost to the market.


The global hot melt adhesives market is highly competitive with global, regional, and local players. Global hot melt adhesive companies have come up with new strategies such as the introduction of new products, marketing, and promotional activities, investing in joint ventures, and following dual-brand strategies in some regions to capture higher shares.

Prominent Vendors:

  • 3M
  • Arkema
  • H.B. Fuller
  • Henkel
  • Sika

Other Prominent Vendors

  • AdTech
  • Astra Chemtech
  • Beardow Adams
  • Bond Tech Industries
  • Caswell Adhesives
  • Dow
  • Franklin International
  • Grupodesa
  • IFS Industries
  • Infinity Bond
  • Jowat
  • Kleiberit adhesives
  • Master Bond
  • Meridian Adhesive Group
  • Nan Pao
  • Power Adhesives
  • Sun Pack
  • Surebonder
  • Technical Adhesives
  • Tex Year Industries

Key Topics Covered:

1 Research Methodology

2 Research Objectives

3 Research Process

4 Scope & Coverage
4.1 Market Definition
4.2 Base Year
4.3 Scope of the Study

5 Report Assumptions & Caveats
5.1 Key Caveats
5.2 Currency Conversion
5.3 Market Derivation

6 Market at a Glance

7 Introduction
7.1 Overview
7.2 Glue Guns
7.3 Impact of COVID-19

8 Market Opportunities & Trends
8.1 Booming Packaging and Nonwoven Applications
8.2 Development of Bio-Based Hot Melt Adhesives
8.3 Increased Demand for Polyurethane-Based Hot Melt Adhesives

9 Market Growth Enablers
9.1 Increased Use of Hot Melt Adhesives in DIY Activities
9.2 Use of Hot Melt Adhesives in Automobile Industry
9.3 Rise in Demand from Construction Industry

10 Market Restraints
10.1 End-User Variability
10.2 Issues Faced in Application of Hot Melt Adhesives

11 Market Landscape
11.1 Market Overview
11.2 Five Forces Analysis

12 Raw Material
12.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
12.2 Market Overview
12.3 Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
12.4 Styrenic Block Copolymers
12.5 Metallocene Polyolefin (mPO)
12.6 Polyamide
12.7 Amorphous Poly-Alpha-Olefin
12.8 Polyurethane (PU) (Including Reactive HMA)
12.9 Others

13 Product Form
13.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
13.2 Market Overview
13.3 Pellets
13.4 Pillows
13.5 Sticks

14 Application
14.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
14.2 Market Overview
14.3 Paper & Packaging
14.4 Assembly
14.5 Woodworking
14.6 Non Woven & Disposable
14.7 Footwear
14.8 Bookbinding
14.9 Others

15 End-User
15.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
15.2 Market Overview

16 Residential
16.1 Market Size & Forecast

17 Industrial
17.1 Market Size & Forecast
17.2 Packaging
17.3 Construction
17.4 Automotive
17.5 Furniture
17.6 Electrical & Electronics
17.7 Healthcare
17.8 Others

18 Distribution Channel
18.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
18.2 Market Overview
18.3 Offline
18.4 Online

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