Sector: Sealants

Market Overview: Sealant use in construction continues to steadily increase due to its importance in forming ever-critical air/water barriers. The barriers are energy efficient and serve to improve occupants' health by blocking out pests and pollution. As public interest in green building grows, so does the use of sealants. Water-based sealants are dominating the market with the concern over toxins from solvents. Additionally, manufacturers are moving to develop renewable alternatives for the petrochemical base of sealants. Vegetable oils are one base currently in use. The rate of new construction and renovations, along with worldwide legislation on solvent emissions, will continue to influence the growth of sealants. Demand for sealants is expected to outpace adhesives in the near term, enhancing manufacturing production levels and associated supply opportunities.

Large multinational companies—both domestic and foreign—dominate the market, with Henkel, 3M, H.B. Fuller, and Dow together having nearly 50% market share. Mergers and acquisitions in the sealant and chemical industries continue at a rapid pace. This can lead to some disruption in production as supplier product lists are consolidated and manufacturers have to reformulate. 

Transnational corporations also tailor compositions to local market conditions, reflecting regulations on content. Restrictions on the use of toxic substances vary greatly between states, countries, and chemicals regulated.

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Company Location
Premier Magnesia LLC Gabbs, Nevada
Premier Magnesia LLC W. Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Prosoco Lawrence, Kansas
Reaxis Inc. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reaxis Inc. McDonald, Pennsylvania
Rectorseal Corporation The Houston, Texas
Red Devil Inc. Tulsa, Oklahoma
Red Devil Inc. Pryor, Oklahoma
Resinall Corporation Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Resinall Corporation Severn, North Carolina
RHH Foam Systems New Berlin, Wisconsin
Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC Louisville, Kentucky
Rohm and Haas Texas Inc. Deer Park, Texas
Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC South Bend, Indiana
Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC Michigan Center, Michigan
Rubicon Inc. Geismar, Louisiana
Ruscoe Company The Akron, Ohio
Sartomer Americas Chatham, Virginia
Sartomer Americas Exton, Pennsylvania
Sartomer Americas West Chester, Pennsylvania
Sashco Inc. Brighton, Colorado
Sasol Houston, Texas
Sasol Winnie, Texas
Sasol Houston, Texas
Sasol Oil City, Pennsylvania
Seal Bond Spring Lake, Michigan
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Akron, Ohio
Sika Corporation Lyndhurst, New Jersey
Sika Corporation Marion, Ohio
Sika Corporation Lakewood, New Jersey
Silbond Corporation Weston, Michigan
Silco Inc. Mentor, Ohio
Silver Eagle Refining Inc. Woods Cross, Utah
Sinorgchem Technology Company Ltd. Henry, Illinois
Siroflex Inc. Greenville, South Carolina
Sonneborn Petrolia, Pennsylvania
Sonneborn Parsippany, New Jersey
Soudal Accumetric Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Specified Technologies Inc. Somerville, New Jersey
Sphere One Chattanooga, Tennessee
Stanchem Polymers East Berlin, Connecticut
Stepan Company Maywood, New Jersey
Stepan Company Winder, Georgia
Stepan Company Elwood, Illinois
Stepan Company Anaheim, California
Stepan Company Northfield, Illinois
Stepan Company Columbus, Georgia
Stepan Company Bordentown, New Jersey
Sun Paints Phoenix, Arizona