Advanced Materials and Chemicals

Construction Chemicals Market is Expected to Reach USD 159.28 Billion by 2031

Apr 2024

Advanced Materials and Chemicals

As per the report published by Kings Research, the global Construction Chemicals Market was valued at USD 87.50 billion in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 159.28 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 7.77% from 2024 to 2031.

The global construction chemicals market is witnessing robust growth, driven by several factors, including rapid urbanization, infrastructure modernization initiatives, and increasing investments in residential and commercial construction projects. With growing population, particularly in Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin American regions, governments and private investors are boosting efforts to build sustainable, resilient, and efficient infrastructure that aligns with the evolving needs of urban infrastructure.

One notable trend shaping the market landscape is the rising demand for specialty construction chemicals catering to diverse applications such as waterproofing, repair, and protection. Additionally, the growing emphasis on energy efficiency and green building practices is fueling the adoption of eco-friendly construction chemicals, including low VOC sealants, water-based adhesives, and bio-based polymers. Furthermore, technological advancements are revolutionizing the construction chemicals landscape. From advanced admixtures for concrete to self-healing coatings, the industry is witnessing a surge in high-performance materials that offer superior properties such as corrosion resistance, and thermal insulation. Moreover, digitalization is playing a pivotal role in supporting market growth, enabling real-time monitoring and optimization of construction processes for improved efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Key Insights

  • Based on type, the waterproofing segment generated the highest revenue of USD 29.22 billion in 2023
  • Based on application, the commercial & infrastructure segment held the largest market share of 72.33% in 2023
  • On the basis of region, North America is likely to generate revenue of USD 36.00 billion by 2031

Sika AG Acquires MBCC Group to Strengthen its Presence

May 2023: Sika finalized the acquisition of MBCC Group, a prominent international provider of construction chemicals. Renowned for its commitment to innovation and sustainability, MBCC Group has played a pivotal role in spearheading constructive transformations within the construction sector. Through this agreement, Sika enhanced its presence in all geographic areas and expanded its offerings throughout the construction process and its portfolio of products and services.

Surging Construction Activities in Emerging Economies to Offer Lucrative Expansion Opportunities

Developing regions, such as Southeast Asia and the Middle East & Africa, represent burgeoning markets for companies operating in the construction chemical market. The surge in construction activities driven by infrastructure development, and population growth presents a significant opportunity for market expansion. These regions offer untapped potential due to increasing demand for construction chemicals across various applications, including concrete admixtures, waterproofing solutions, and protective coatings. Key players entering these markets are navigating through diverse regulatory landscapes, customizing products to align with local preferences and climates, and establishing strong distribution networks to capitalize on the growth potential. Additionally, fostering strategic partnerships with local stakeholders, along with investments in research and development according to regional needs, is enhancing market penetration and providing a competitive advantage in these emerging economies.

Repair & Rehabilitation of Aging Infrastructure to Aid Construction Chemicals Market Growth

The global aging infrastructure presents an opportunity for construction chemical companies specializing in repair and rehabilitation solutions. With aging bridges, roads, and buildings, there is a growing demand for specialized chemicals such as concrete repair materials, crack sealants, and protective coatings to address structural deficiencies and prolong the lifespan of infrastructure assets. This market segment offers lucrative prospects for companies offering innovative, high-performance solutions that are capable of withstanding environmental stresses, enhancing durability, and minimizing maintenance requirements. Leveraging technological advancements in material science, including self-healing concrete and nano-modified materials, further differentiate offerings and meet evolving customer needs for sustainable, long-lasting infrastructure solutions.

Technological Advancements to Foster Construction Chemicals Market Growth

The ongoing innovation in material science is presenting substantial opportunities for construction chemical companies through the development of advanced solutions. These advancements are addressing key industry challenges such as minimizing maintenance costs, improving structural integrity, and enhancing sustainability. Moreover, partnerships with research institutions and collaborations with technology providers are facilitating the commercialization of innovative solutions, thereby positioning companies at the forefront of technological advancements in the construction chemicals market.

North America to Experience Highest CAGR of 8.46% Over 2024-2031 Due to Robust Infrastructure

Based on region, the global construction chemicals market is classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, MEA, and Latin America.

North America is emerging as a leading market for construction chemicals due to aging infrastructure. This is propelling extensive repair and rehabilitation endeavors, thereby driving the need for specialized construction chemicals such as concrete repair materials, sealants, and protective coatings. Moreover, there is a notable shift toward sustainable infrastructure development, exemplified by projects such as Atlanta's The Stitch Green Bridge and energy-efficient buildings. These initiatives utilize eco-friendly construction chemicals such as bio-based composites and low-carbon concrete, aligning with the growing focus on environmental sustainability. Additionally, North America serves as a hub for construction technology innovation, with advancements such as prefabrication, 3D printing, and building information modeling (BIM) driving the demand for innovative construction chemicals. Furthermore, the region is experiencing a rise in renovation and retrofitting projects to address aging building infrastructure, necessitating specialized chemicals to enhance structural integrity, energy efficiency, and seismic resilience.

Prominent Companies Forge Agreements to Enhance Industry Presence

The global construction chemicals market is fragmented with key players such as Sika AG, BASF SE, Dow, RPM International Inc., Saint-Gobain, MAPEI Corporation, Ardex Group, Fosroc, Inc., H.B. Fuller Company, Bostik, and others. Companies employ a variety of strategic measures such as acquisitions, mergers, partnerships, product introductions, and collaborations to expand their business globally and enhance their competitive position.

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