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Research and Markets: Mineral Wool Market (Glass Wool and Stone Wool) 2015 – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019

July 14, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Mineral Wool Market by Type (Glass Wool and Stone Wool), End Product (Blanket, Board, Panel, customized shape), and by applications (Fire protection, Thermal, Acoustics, and Others) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019” report to their offering.

The mineral wool market size, by value, is projected to register a CAGR of 7.0% in the next five years to reach $12.0 billion by 2019

Mineral wool has gained acceptance due to its favorable properties, such as its ability to provide both thermal and acoustic insulation in the residential as well as commercial buildings and also in the industrial applications also. Thus, these fibers effectively address the heat and acoustic insulation requirements in various applications. The report covers the mineral wool market and its trends in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW).

The mineral wool market is analyzed with respect to types, end products and applications. The mineral wool is classified into two major types, Glass Wool and Stone Wool. Mineral wool end products include Blanket, Board, Panel, customized shape, and others. End-use applications included are Fire protection, Thermal, Acoustics, and Others. Building & construction industry is the major consumer of mineral wool, a trend which is anticipated to continue in future.

Asia-Pacific is the largest market for mineral wool, with the presence of emerging economies such as China and India, and growing activities in the construction, and industrial sector. Lower cost of production has provided a great opportunity for the global players to set up their manufacturing facility in the Asia-Pacific region, especially, in the developing nations such as China and India.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Mineral Wool Market, By Application

8 Mineral Wool Market, By Region

9 Competitive Landscape

10 Company Profiles

CertainTeed Corp. (U.S.)

Guardian Fiberglass Inc. (U.S.)

Industrial Insulation Group LLC. (U.S.)

Johns Manville (U.S.)

Knauf Insulation (Netherlands)

Owens Corning (U.S.)

Rock Wool Manufacturing Co. (U.S.)

Rockwool International (Denmark)

Roxul Inc. (Canada)

Saint-Gobain (France)

Thermafiber Inc. (U.S.)

USG Interiors Inc. (U.S.)

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