China Market Report of Hot Melt Adhesives

Wu Han, 2015

1.1 Production Volume, Sale Value, CAGR of HMA in China, 2015

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1.2 Static Data by China Adhesives and Tape Industry AssoCiation (CATIA)

Thanks for the work by the association members, the statistic company numbers were reported increasing to 44. There are another 58 members and non-members were registered in this report. The trend in the report was unified and similar as data from ARAC, ASC and FEICA. Value and volume of HMA are identified as formula types and non-formula types.
Table 1. Static Data by China Adhesives and Tape Industry Assoxiation (CATIA)

※ Non-formula HMAs are the hot melt adhesion powder for textiles, do not content of polymer materials.

Volume (Thousand, Tons) %, CAGR of Volume Value (Million, CNY) %, CAGR of Value
Formulas non-Formulas Formulas non-Formulas
2013 543.4 53.0 +16.76 11,022.0 85.8 +15.26
2014 605.0 61.5 +11.75 11,723.0 100.6 +7.33
2015 685.6 65.6 +12.71 12,541.0 136.8 +9.27

1.3 Production Volume, Sale Value and CAGR of HMA by Chinese Star Companies, 2013 to 2015

There are 44 numbers of Chinese star companies in China HMA industries, production volume above 10k tons per year were 15 companies, another 7 companies of volume between 5k to 10k per year.
Table 2. Production Volume, Sale Value and CAGR of HMA by Chinese Star Companies, 2013 to 2015

※ Non-formula HMAs are the hot melt adhesion powder for textiles, do not content of polymer materials.

Volume (Thousand, Tons) %, CAGR of Volume Value (Million, CNY) %, CAGR of Value
Formulas non-Formulas Formulas non-Formulas
2013 312.8 2.0 +19.50 7,729.2 42.0 +6.20
2014 364.5 3.5 +16.90 8,560.0 78.0 +17.78
2015 503.6 24.6 +43.53 10,081.0 548.0 +23.05

1.4 Static Data by another members and non-members

Static company numbers reduce from 131 to 58, in the numbers, production volume above 10k tons per year were 2 companies, volume above 5k tons per year were 9.
Table 3. Production Volume, Sale Value and CAGR of HMA by another members and non-members

※ Non-formula HMAs are the hot melt adhesion powder for textiles, do not content of polymer materials.

Volume (Thousand, Tons) %, CAGR of Volume Value (Million, CNY) %, CAGR of Value
Formulas non-Formulas Formulas non-Formulas
2013 231.6 51.0 +16.00 3,412.0 816.0 +35.37
2014 231.0 58.0 +2.26 3,363.0 928.0 +1.49
2015 182.0 41.0 -22.84 2,470.0 820.0 -23.32

1.5 Financial Health of China HMA members

There are 44 companies reported their financial health on 2015.

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Well

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Normal

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Bad

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Others

1.6 HMA Foreign Companies on China

Three foreign companies were registered in the report, the volume was 19.62% and the volume was 26.51%. Adhesives united price of foreign companies were CNY 25.02 per KG, that’s higher than the average level in China, CNY 18.52 per KG.

2.1 Type of Hot Melt Adhesives

EVAR for hot melt adhesive is the grown points, which used for hot melt adhesive film for solar. EVAR film was grown at a high speed in 2015, keep 35% CAGR, leads EVA and EVAR technology adhesives grown at 17.13% CAGR, and production volume was 326.1M tons.

Styrenic block copolymers (SBC) were grown and keep stabilization. The application of label PSA for the paper package in a high development speed, HMPSA for personal care was grown stabilized. HMPSA for tapes fell into slow.

 

Table 4. Technology Types, Sale Volume and CAGR of HMA
Sales Volume, 2013
(Million, Tons)
Sales Volume, 2014
(Million, Tons)
Sales Volume
(Million, Tons)
%, CAGR
Polyolefin
(PE, POE, APAO, EAA, EEA)
67.7 82.6 90.6 +9.68
EVAC
(EVA, EVAR)
248.4 278.4 326.1 +17.13
Styrenic Block Copolymers
(SIS, SBS, SEBS)
190.1 204.3 221.3 +8.32
Others
(PA, PES, TPU, PUR)
90.2 101.2 113.2 +11.86
TOTAL 596.4 666.5 751.2 +12.71

2.2 Market Share of Hot Melt Adhesives

Paper, cardboard, and the retails applications were the key HMA markets. The footwear, leather, and structures were the fast-growing markets. Automotive was the innovation focus market.

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Paper and cardboard products

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Automotive

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Footwear & Leather

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Retails

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Structures

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Woodwork & Furniture

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Other Adhesion Application

Table 5. Market Share of HMA in China, 2015
Sale Volume, 2014
(Million, Tons)
Sale Volume, 2015
(Million, Tons)
%, CAGR
1. Paper and cardboard products 1.1 Package Carton, Cigarettes Packages, Bottles, Labels 273.0 59.2 +10.33
1.2 Flexible Packages, Surlyn Films, Thermal Laminating Films 20.7
1.3 HMA for medical care materials and personal cares 22.13
2. Automotive 27.1 30.1 +11.07
3. Footwear & Leather 41.1 35.6 -13.38
4. Retails 68.6 65.0 -5.24
5. Structures 32.3 35.7 +10.53
6. Woodwork & Furniture 28.7 27.2 -5.23
7. Other Adhesion Application HMA Films for Solar 195.7 176.0 +31.02
Adhesive for Textile 65.0
Home Appliance 15.4
TOTAL 596.4 666.5 751.2 +12.71

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