Flock Adhesives Market

Flock Adhesives Market Analysis By Resin Type (Acrylic, Polyurethane, Epoxy), By Application & Region - Global Industry Research 2022-2032

Analysis of Flock Adhesives market covering 30 + countries including analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Flock Adhesives Market Growth Outlook (2022-2032)

The global Flock Adhesive market is projected to reach a valuation of US$ 4.6 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 5.5% through the forecast period of 2022-2032.

Flock adhesives are adhesives that are used to join diverse substrates such as rubber, plastic, and metal. Fiber particles are electrostatically integrated into the adhesive layer, resulting in adhesive flocking. The majority of flocking is done using finely chopped natural or synthetic fibres. The flocked exterior adds ornamental and practical features to the surface.

Some of the key drivers that may encourage the expansion of flock adhesives market during the projected period include the increasing use of flock adhesives in thermal insulation production and evolving customer preferences for the quality level of the automobile interior.

Report Attributes


Market Forecast Value (2032F)

US$ 4.59 Bn

Global Market Growth Rate (2022-2032)

5.5% CAGR

Asia Pacific Market Share


Top 2 Flock Adhesive Manufacturers’ Market Share


Key Companies Profiled

  • Sika AG
  • CHT Group
  • SwissFlock AG
  • Arkema
  • H.B. Fuller Company
  • Dow
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Stahl Holdings B.V
  • Avient Corporation
  • Kissel + Wolf GmbH

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Consumption Analysis (2017-2021) Vs. Market Outlook (2022-2032)

As per latest industry analysis by Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, global flock adhesive consumption over the past half-decade increased at a CAGR of around 6.3%.

The addition of flock adhesives to systems has various benefits, including slip-free force transfer, mechanical noise reduction, decreased ambient sound, and improved heat insulation. Furthermore, its qualities such as environmental friendliness, elasticity, softness, scratch resistance, and stability drive its worldwide adoption.

Another factor driving market growth is the consistent usage of flock adhesives in industries such as automotive, cosmetics, industrial, home, packaging, and textile. An increase in consumer demand for vehicle comfort, along with an increase in the quality level of car interiors is also expected to propel the market ahead. Flocking contributes to meeting quality, emission, and odour criteria that are followed throughout the manufacturing of plastic products used in automobile sector. Furthermore, usage of flock adhesives is poised to show 2.6X growth between 2022 and 2032.

Country Wise Analysis

Why the United States Holds a Prominent Position in the Global Flock Adhesives Market?

The United States is the key producer of flock adhesives. Its demand is predicted to rise owing to the expanding end-use industries in the country. U.S. is the world's fourth-largest exporter of textile-related products. The textile complex in the United States is developing next-generation textile materials such as conductive fabric with antistatic properties, electronic textiles that can monitor heart rate and other vital signs, antimicrobial fibres, lifesaving body armour, and new fabrics that adapt to the climate to make the wearer warmer or cooler.

The United States is the world's second-largest car consumer and producer. Due to environmental concerns and the surge in pollution levels, the country's automotive sector has been preparing for product evolution, with the country focused on manufacturing goods to assure fuel efficiency and lower emissions. In 2019, production fell, however, automobile sector in the country can rebound thus rejuvenating the demand for flock adhesives.

Which Region will potentially dominate the Market for Flock Adhesive?

As demand for lightweight and low-carbon-emitting automobiles has been on spurt in Asia-Pacific. This is projected to make Asia-Pacific the global leader in flock adhesives demand. China is predicted to lead the market growth owing to its usage of simple and sophisticated manufacturing of flock adhesives using high-quality materials.

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Category Wise Analysis

Which form of Flock Adhesive is projected to Lead Market Share?

“Flock Adhesive as Epoxy is Projected to Account for Majority Share”

The epoxy resin flock adhesives generated the highest revenue in 2021 and is expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period. The polyurethane flock adhesive sector, on the other hand, is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR throughout the projection period.

Which Application of Flock Adhesive is set to Generate Higher Revenue?

“The Growing Application of Flock Adhesives in the Automotive Industry Will Drive the Overall Market “

During the forecast period, revenue through automotive application is expected to develop at the fastest CAGR in the flock adhesives market. Flocks are often utilised in vehicles, particularly in the interiors. They are utilised in vehicles to create beautiful finishes on head linings, coin and glove compartments, door trim, and a variety of other elements.

Flocks are also used on window rubbers to offer a non-abrasive running surface and to keep windows from freezing during the winter. Flock adhesives are used to adhere to various substrates such as rubber, plastic, and metals. The most commonly used flock adhesives used in automobiles are acrylic and polyurethane flock adhesives.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Flock Adhesive Market

COVID-19 had a positive impact on the global flock adhesives industry. This was due to an increase in the usage of flock adhesives in corona test kits and test swabs. CHT Germany GmbH, for example, provides flock adhesives used in corona diagnostics such as TUBVINYL 471-3 LE, TUBVINYL 472 M, and TUBICOLL 1410.

Adhesive-flocked swab collection kits provide a higher specimen collection rate and lower the possibility of a false negative diagnosis. Flocking adhesives used in the manufacture of swab kits improve the capacity to capture cells at specific areas and then swiftly release collected cells.

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Competition Landscape

Sika AG, CHT Group, NYATEX, SwissFlock AG, Arkema, H.B. Fuller Company, Dow, PARKER HANNIFIN CORP, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Stahl Holdings B.V, Avient Corporation, Kissel + Wolf GmbH, and NANPAO RESINS CHEMICAL GROUP are some of the prominent industry participants in the worldwide flock adhesives market. Competitive strengths are understood by Fact.MR analysts, who conduct competitive analysis for each competitor independently.

In addition, the firms begin a large number of contracts and agreements, which propels the flock adhesives market.

In April 2020, CHT Group announced that it has started to provide its flock adhesives for the production of Covid -19 test strips. The company illustrated several benefits associated with their flock adhesives, which includes their suitability for application by dipping, suitability for electrostatic support, high availability, faster delivery and tested quality.

Key Segments Covered in Industry Survey

  • By Application

    • Automotive
    • Textiles
    • Paper & Packaging
    • Others
  • By Resin Type

    • Acrylic
    • Polyurethane
    • Epoxy
    • Others
  • By Region

    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Latin America
    • Middle East & Africa

- FAQs -

How much is the current worth of the flock adhesive market?

Currently, global flock adhesive market is valued at US$ 2.6 Billion.

At what CAGR is demand for flock adhesive expected to rise?

Flock adhesive consumption value is expected to increase at a CAGR of around 5.5% during the period of 2022-2032.

How has the Flock Adhesive market performed over the past half-decade?

The demand for flock adhesives increased at a CAGR of around 6.2% during 2017-2021.

How are key players strategizing in the market for Flock Adhesive?

Key Flock Adhesive suppliers can been mainly seen involved in innovation and R&D along with production capacity expansion.

Who are the prominent manufacturers of Flock Adhesive?

Top Flock Adhesive manufacturing companies are Sika AG, CHT Group, NYATEX, SwissFlock AG, Arkema, H.B. Fuller Company, Dow, PARKER HANNIFIN CORP, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Stahl Holdings B.V, Avient Corporation, Kissel + Wolf GmbH, and NANPAO RESINS CHEMICAL

What is the scenario for demand of Flock Adhesive in Asia-Pacific region?

North America is estimated to hold around 19% share of the global Flock Adhesive market.

Flock Adhesives Market