Asphalt Additives Market: In-Depth Assessment on Key Segments

Posted by Preet on February 20th, 2020

Road industry is evolving in terms of infrastructure with new constructions and designs for sustainability. The concept of green infrastructure inspires construction of various road infrastructure like asphalt paved roads. This surges the demand for asphalt additives. Latest Fact.MR report predicts asphalt additives market to amount US.4Bn by the end of year 2027 owing to the accelerated consumption of asphalt additives for road constructions. Different highway agencies use asphalt additives for its positive attributes like improved adhesion and enhanced mixture durability which extends the life of pavements for few more years.

Increased highway life span increases demand

Extended highway life span bolsters the demand for asphalt additives like rejuvenators and bitumen. Bio-based additives like bio asphalt binders are the latest entrants in market that are generating plethora of opportunities in the global market. Fact.MR report states that global asphalt additives market is expected to expand at 5% CAGR during the forecast period 2019-2027.

The most commonly used material for paving is hot/warm mix. It is expected to dominate the global market owing to its benefits like low fuel consumption and reduced harmful emissions. Fact.MR report projects the demand for hot/warm mix to increase in Asia Pacific by 1.8 times of the current capacity in the forecast period. Its increasing consumption generates attractive opportunities for hot/warm mix additives that are expected to bring in sustainability in near future.

After reading the asphalt additives market report, readers get insight into:

  • Major drivers and restraining factors, opportunities and challenges, and the competitive landscape
  • New, promising avenues in key regions
  • New revenue streams for all players in emerging markets
  • Focus and changing role of various regulatory agencies in bolstering new opportunities in various regions
  • Demand and uptake patterns in key industries of the asphalt additives market
  • New research and development projects in new technologies in key regional markets
  • Changing revenue share and size of key product segments during the forecast period
  • Technologies and business models with disruptive potential

The asphalt additives market report offers assessment of prevailing opportunities in various regions and evaluates their shares of revenue by the end of different years of the assessment period. Key regions covered comprise:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • MEA

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Sustainable future is important

The world is growing towards creating a sustainable environment for future and stake holders in the construction industry are taking an active part in it. Public agencies and government are encouraging construction that are eco-friendly and sustainable. This has compelled different end-user industries to shift their focus towards bio-based additives. Roofing sector is gaining momentum and is increasing the demand for different sustainable construction components that are either bio-based or recycled. Eco-friendly asphalt additives are also highly demanded in the roofing industry. Gulf countries are progressively advancing towards adopting these eco-friendly components. Its Ministry of infrastructure has introduced road projects that use sustainable products like recycled rubber. These projects are initiated to achieve different goals like sustainability, innovation, recycling and establishing a network of green roads.

The competitive landscape of global asphalt additives market is moderately consolidated. Major stake holder in the market are expanding their business to get a greater hold of the market. Dow Chemical and Evonik are two of the major players in the market that are focused to expand their current facilities across the globe. Asia Pacific is their target as it offers benefits in terms of economy and opportunities to scale business. Players are introducing innovations in products for road construction with help of recycled materials. Evonik Industries introduced VESTENAMER® which is a cost-effective and sustainable form of asphalt additives. It is used as catalyst in rubber powder production form scrap tires. This powder is used to manufacture asphalt additives. Golden Gate Capital collaborated with Arkema Group to work on sustainable road development and invested 0Mn for this.

The evaluation of the competitive landscape in the asphalt additives market covers the profile of the following top players:

  • Grupo Dynasol
  • Iterchimica SRL
  • Sinopec Corporation
  • KAO Corporation
  • Sasol Limited
  • Kraton Corporation
  • Honeywell International Inc
  • Arkema SA
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Ingevity Corporation
  • Nouryon
  • Evonik Industries
  • DowDuPont Inc.

To expand the understanding of opportunities in the global asphalt additives market report looks at close quarters into the opportunities and new avenues in following key segments:

  • Road Construction
  • Runways and Parking Lot
  • Roofing Sector (Asphalt Shingles)
  • Others (flooring, courts, etc.)

In addition to understanding the demand patterns of various end users, the report on the asphalt additives market also enumerates trends expected to attract investments by other various associated industries.

On the basis of types, the asphalt additives market report offers insight into major adoption trends for the following segments:

  • Anti-strip Additives
  • Bitumen Emulsifiers
  • Asphalt Cement
  • Polymer Modifier
  • Fillers and Fibers
  • Rejuvenators

The global asphalt additives market report offers detailed assessments and quantitative evaluations that shed light on numerous key aspects that have shaped its evolution over the historical period. In coming years, some of the key aspects that will shape the growth prospects during the forecast period are objectively covered in the study.

Some important questions that the asphalt additives market report tries to answer exhaustively are:

  • Key strategic moves by various players in the asphalt additives market in recent years with respect to product launches, deals and tie-ups, and mergers and acquisitions, and divestment of shares.
  • Which strategies will enable top players in the asphalt additives market to expand their geographic footprints?
  • Which new business models are expected to change the course of growth of key regional markets in near future?
  • Which technologies will witness most attractive research investments and what will be the key sources of funding for startups and new entrants?
  • Which products segments have in recent years have seen new, lucrative application areas?

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