Geosynthetics: Materials, Applications and Markets

Published - May 2015| Analyst - Andrew McWilliams| Code - AVM064B
Geosynthetics: Materials, Applications and Markets
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Report Highlights

The U.S. market for geosynthetics will reach nearly $2.4 billion in 2015 and should reach nearly $2.8 billion by 2020, demonstrating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.6% between 2015 and 2020.

Report Includes

  • An overview of the global markets and applications for geosynthetics.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of CAGRs through 2020.
  • Descriptions of various types of geosynthetics including geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembranes, geocomposites, geocells and geofoams.
  • Discussion of applications for each type of geosynthetics material.
  • Analysis of the market's dynamics, including growth drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities.
  • Company profiles of major players in the geosynthetics field.

Report Scope

The scope of report covers the U.S. market for all types of geosynthetics between 2014 and 2020, including:

  • Geotextiles.
  • Geogrids and geonets.
  • Geomembranes.
  • Geocomposites.
  • Other types (e.g., geocells, geofoams, geo-others).

The report also includes a general discussion of developments in the geosynthetics market outside the U.S. The study format includes the following major elements:

  • Executive summary.
  • Types of geosynthetics, their respective properties, advantages and disadvantages, and applications.
  • Conditions and trends in major markets (e.g., road construction) that affect the demand for advanced materials and technologies.
  • Size, segmentation, and growth trends of the U.S. geosynthetics market.
  • General perspectives on the international geosynthetics market.
  • Industry structure and market shares.
  • Appendices (vendor profiles, key patents).

Analyst Credentials

Andrew McWilliams spent more than 25 years as a consultant with Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company and A.T. Kearny focused on manufacturing before segueing into research analysis. He has been covering myriad technology categories for BCC Research for more than 15 years. McWilliams has a BA from Princeton University and an MA from Harvard University. He has worked in more than 40 countries and he resides in the greater Boston area.

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Published - Mar-2008| Analyst - Andrew McWilliams| Code - AVM064A

Report Highlights

This Report:

  • The U.S. market for geosynthetics will increase from $2.1 billion in 2007 to an estimated $2.2 billion by the end of 2008. It should reach more than $2.3 billion by 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7%.
  • Sales of geomembranes, the largest market segment, will reach $809 million by the end of 2008. This will increase to $923 million by 2013, for a CAGR of 2.7%.
  • Liquid and gas containment applications, which accounted for about 44.9% of the market in 2007, will continue to dominate through the end of the forecast period and represent 48.2% of the market by 2013.


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