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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ASC Announces Launch of 2017-2020 North American Market Report

Posted By ASC, Wednesday, April 4, 2018



Media Contact:

Steve Duren

Senior Director, Member Services
(952) 300-3280






ASC partners with ChemQuest for a new deep-dive, revamped market report

April 4, 2018 – Bethesda, MD – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has announced that the new 2017-2020 North American Market Report for Adhesives & Sealants will be formally released at the 2018 ASC Annual Convention in Miami. The report was produced in partnership with ChemQuest, a management consulting firm based in Cincinnati, OH and an ASC Affiliate Member.

The report is available for pre-ordering at the ASC store online and will be ready for delivery the week of April 23, 2018. A table of contents is available for review.

The 2017-2020 North American Market Report with a Global Overview is being published by ASC as part of its Long Range Plan to add value to membership. The North American Market Report falls under the “Community Knowledge Integration” strategy, which is a key pillar of the overall ASC Long Range Plan. More information about ASC’s LRP can be found online.

The report features hundreds of in-depth qualitative interviews, including interviews with end users uncovering buying factors, use trends, unmet needs, switching factors and insights into competitive joining techniques.

Coverage includes the scope by end market, by technology, and by geographic region (via an expanded table of contents) as well as a 2017-2020 overview of mega and macro trends & drivers, the competitive landscape and market dynamics.

Key sections of the report include:

  • Global Market Size and Volume & Global Market Dynamics
  • Key Customer Selection Decision Criteria
  • Transportation and break out on key sub segments
  • Paper Board & Related Products & key sub segments
  • Assembly Operations& key sub segments
  • Building & Construction & key sub segments
  • Woodworking & Joinery & key sub segments
  • A section dedicated to sealants and chemistry types
  • DIY/ Retail & e-commerce as well as distribution
  • Regulatory outlook


“This report enables ASC members to make critical business decisions,” says ASC Senior Director Steve Duren. “It’s a new approach and a new report with our trusted partner ChemQuest that goes deeper than our legacy report. This report delivers more content, more data, and more analysis than ever before, providing the industry with a high value report on the overall adhesives and sealants landscape”, says Duren.

The 2017-2020 North American Market Report includes the global size for adhesives and sealants and regional growth rates including a macro-assessment of Western Europe, the Far East, Latin America, and the rest of world. Most of the report focuses on North America (USA, Canada, Mexico) with quantitative and qualitative information. Interviews include the full value chain from raw material supplier to manufacturer and include distributors and end users.

The report also includes unmet needs, buying factors, adhesive and sealant use trends, and has a detailed segmentation on key chemistry types for adhesives and sealants as well as an outlook on the raw materials used to formulate adhesives and sealants, with an overview of top regulatory issues that will impact the industry through 2020.

Additionally, the report covers e-commerce and the outlook to 2020 with an analysis on trends and market drivers and includes a matrix of universe of manufacturers for the adhesive and sealants sectors.

“The new ASC market report is an impactful resource for understanding the marketplace for adhesives and sealants and is designed to provide stakeholders with market dynamics and data that are inclusive of the full value chain,” notes Dan Murad, ChemQuest’s CEO.

ChemQuest will present an overview of the report at the 2018 ASC Annual Convention in Miami on Tuesday April 24 at 1:15PM. You can register to attend the convention HERE.

The ASC Global Resources Committee has guided the RFPs for market reports; it has focused efforts on producing seven new reports since 2013. This library of reports can be found online in the ASC Store to include the following subject matter: Polyurethanes, Pressure Sensitive Adhesives, Hot Melt Adhesives, South & Central America, Sealants, Water Based Adhesives and now the North America Market Report.

To place an order for the new 2017-2020 North America Report for Adhesives and Sealants, or obtain more information, visit the ASC Store or contact Steve Duren at ASC: (952-300-8280).


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The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 115 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end-users. For more information about ASC, visit




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