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The Adhesive Manufacturing industry in Canada manufactures adhesives, glues, sealants and caulking components. Industry products have many uses, ranging from the 3M Company's Post-it notes to roof shingling. The industry has performed well over the past five years, aided by strong growth in key markets both domestically and in the United States. The industry has benefited significantly from a depreciation in the Canadian dollar while demand from construction sectors in the United States has experienced strong growth. The domestic Adhesive Manufacturing industry is forecast to experience slower growth over the five years to more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Evolving technology and niche products will help smaller operators stand out and expand
  • Growth in US housing markets led to increased demand for industry products
  • Improving commodity prices will help to stimulate aggregate private investment
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Adhesive Manufacturing industry in Canada has moderate barriers to entry, primarily due to start-up costs associated with the manufacturing process and the potential for government sanctions for not complying with regulations. Since the industry's products are constantly evolving to keep up with competition, significant investment is required in research and development. Companies in the industry invest heavily to create higher-performing, lower-cost, more environmentally friendly products. New entrants into the industry must create a product that is on par with existing products, and failure to do so will make it difficult to attract customers, particularly from end users in manufacturing and construction that rely on high-performance products...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Adhesive Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Adhesive Manufacturing Industry are

  • Effective cost controls
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Access to niche markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and Canadian effective exchange rate index in the Adhesive Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Adhesive Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures adhesives, glues and caulking compounds. Adhesives are materials that are initially fluid or semifluid, but solidify when placed between two opposing solid materials. They bond to the surfaces to which they are applied and prevent joint movement. This industry excludes asphalt, dental and gypsum-based adhesives.

    Industry Products
  • Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
  • Nonstructural caulking components
  • Natural glues and adhesives
  • Structural sealants
  • Other adhesive components
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing caulking compound, except gypsum base
  • Manufacturing rubber cement
  • Manufacturing epoxy and mucilage adhesives
  • Manufacturing pipe-sealing compounds and plumbers' putty
  • Manufacturing dextrin and starch glues
  • Manufacturing adhesives, except asphalt, dental and gypsum base
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • World price of crude oil
  • Demand from aircraft, engine and parts manufacturing

  • Current Performance
  • Demand returns to growth
  • Trade contributes to growth
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Slower demand from key markets
  • Trade importance remains high
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Table: Adhesive Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Adhesive Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Roofing Contractors in Canada
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing in Canada
  • Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing in Canada
  • Home Improvement Stores in Canada
  • Packaging & Labelling Services in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Petrochemical Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
  • Nonstructural caulking components
  • Natural glues and adhesives
  • Structural sealants
  • Other adhesive components
  • Chart: Adhesive Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturers
  • Exports
  • Packaging products
  • Construction sector
  • Consumer retail (DIY)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Adhesive Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Adhesive Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Adhesive Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    The 3M Company, H.B. Fuller Company,
  • Table: The 3M Company - financial performance
  • Table: H.B. Fuller Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Adhesive Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Adhesive Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • World Price of Oil (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A waterproof filler and sealant used in construction and repairs to make components watertight.
  • Thermoplastic
  • A substance, such as resin, which becomes plastic upon hardening after being heated.
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (Vocs)
  • An organic compound that has a low boiling point which causes a high number of molecules to be released into the air, potentially causing pollution.
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