Urea Formaldehyde Market

Urea Formaldehyde Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025

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This Urea Formaldehyde market study offers a comprehensive analysis of the business models, key strategies, and respective market shares of some of the most prominent players in this landscape. Along with an in-depth commentary on the key influencing factors, market statistics in terms of revenues, segment-wise data, region-wise data, and country-wise data are offered in the full study. This study is one of the most comprehensive documentation that captures all the facets of the evolving Urea Formaldehyde market.


Urea formaldehyde (UF), chemically known as urea methanol, is a chemical composition of urea and formaldehyde and is set to witness high surge in demand in next couple of years primarily due to its high tensile strength, flexural modulus and scratch resistant properties that makes it suitable for being used as adhesives in various end–use industries. The urea formaldehyde market is a double-digit billion dollar industry and is expected to grow at a very impressive rate during the forecast period. The UF resins are economically cost-effective in nature than other resins such as phenol-formaldehyde resins, thus making it more popular among industries such as textiles, papers, foundry, etc.

Urea Formaldehyde Industry: Drivers & Restraints

Market Growth Analysis

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The demand for good quality and economically viable adhesives and resins is expected to fuel the market of urea formaldehyde. Most of the demand is expected to generate from automobiles and electrical appliances globally. Challenges include government legislation promoting sustainable products in lieu of UF adhesives and resins.

Urea Formaldehyde Market: Segmentation

Most of the demand is expected to generate from home appliances and electrical appliances, however, its usage in agriculture is gaining momentum, particularly as a source of nitrogen fertilizer.

Particle board followed by adhesives and plywood are the key applications of urea formaldehyde. High growth is expected in adhesive applications, primarily due to increasing penetration in automobiles and electrical appliances industries during the forecast period.

Urea Formaldehyde Market: Region-wise Outlook

On the basis of region urea formaldehyde finds its market scope in North America, Latin America, Middle East & Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific. North America and Europe dominates the urea formaldehyde market in terms of consumption, however, Asia Pacific and Latin America are expected to be the most promising region in terms of incremental opportunities lying ahead for generating high revenue. High production cost coupled with prolonged economic crisis in developed regions of Europe has led to the shifting of urea formaldehyde market to Asia Pacific. Economic reforms in Malaysia, China and India along with high GDP growth rate is fuelling the urea formaldehyde market in these regions. Though Asia Pacific is lucrative in terms of revenue generation, volatility exists mainly due to the unorganized end-use industries in two large market bases-china and India.

Urea Formaldehyde Market: Key Players

Company needs to meet the stringent quality norms before marketing their product especially in developing regions of Asia Pacific.

Some of the market participants in the global urea formaldehyde market are BASF SE, The Dow Chemical Company, Ashland Inc., DuPont, Kronospan Ltd., Advachem SA, etc.

Going through these points, there is no doubt that urea formaldehyde market hold good market prospects in near future, thereby is anticipated to grow at impressive CAGR during the forecast period, 2015–2025.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, types and applications.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

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On the basis of end-use industries, the global urea formaldehyde market is segmented into,

  • Automobiles
  • Electrical Appliances
  • Home Appliances (Furniture)
  • Agriculture
  • Others

On the basis of end-use applications, urea formaldehyde market is segmented into

  • Adhesives
  • Particle board
  • Plywood
  • Roofing mats
  • Others

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Overview of Specialty Chemicals market

Regional analysis includes

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, S. Africa, N. Africa)

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint
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