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Wood Preservatives Market by Formulation (Water-Based, Oil-Based, Solvent-Based), Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial) - Global Forecast to 2025

Research and Markets
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Dublin, April 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Wood Preservatives Market by Formulation (Water-Based, Oil-Based, Solvent-Based), Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial), and Region (North America, APAC, Europe, South America, Middle Eastand Africa) - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to's offering.

The Global Wood Preservatives Market is Estimated to be USD 1.3 Billion in 2020 and is Projected to Reach USD 1.7 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.1%

The market is witnessing moderate growth, owing to the increasing application, infrastructural development, and growing demand for these wood preservatives in the Asia Pacific, North America and Europe. Wood preservatives are largely used in residential & commercial applications. The increasing use of wood preservatives in residential, commercial and rising construction activities is driving the wood preservatives market.

Wood preservatives increase the life of the wood by protecting it from decay, fungi, rot, and wood-boring insects. These include various chemicals, such as copper-based chemicals, borates, and creosote oils. They can be segmented based on formulations as water-based, oil-based, and solvent-based wood preservatives. Different wood preservatives are used in various applications depending on the environment in which the treated wood is to be used.

The applications of wood preservatives can be broadly segmented as residential, commercial, and industrial. Structural & decking, fencing, landscaping, and furniture are some of the sub-segments of residential and commercial applications. The industrial applications include utility poles, railroad ties, and marine applications.

Water-Based Wood Preservatives segment is expected to lead the wood preservatives market during the forecast period.

The water-based will continue to lead the wood preservatives market, accounting for a share of 75.6% of the overall market in 2019 terms of value. This was due to the increasing demand for water-based wood preservatives in the decking, fencing, and landscaping sub-applications are expected to witness high growth in the next five years.

The effectiveness of the copper-based wood preservatives has increased their demand in the wood preservatives market. Most of the copper-based wood preservatives are water-based formulations. Therefore, the water-based wood preservatives market is expected to dominate, globally, during the forecast period.

North America is the largest market for wood preservatives market.

North America accounted for the largest share of the wood preservatives market in 2020. The demand for wood preservatives is increasing in North America due to the increased usage of wood in the residential and industrial sectors. The rising construction industry supported by heavy investments for infrastructural developments is providing new opportunities for the wood preservatives manufacturers operating in this region

The wood preservatives market comprises major solution providers, such as Koppers (US), Lonza (Switzerland), Lanxess (Germany), Cabot Microelectronics (US), BASF Wolman (Germany) and Troy (US) among others.

Market Dynamics


  • Rapid Urbanization and Increasing Disposable Incomes in Emerging Economies

  • Demand for Eco-Friendly Wood Preservative Chemicals


  • Increasing Restrictions on the Use of Chromium, Arsenic, Creosote, and Other Hazardous Chemicals

  • Growing Restrictions on Plant Cutting


  • Emerging Technologies for Wood Preservation

  • Increasing Use of Wood for Interior Decorative Purposes and Wooden Flooring in Buildings

  • Growth of Wood Lumber Market

  • Growing Demand for Wood Composites


  • Creating Awareness About the Advantages of Wood Preservatives in Emerging Markets

Company Profiles

  • Koppers

  • Lonza

  • Lanxess

  • Cabot Microelectronics

  • Basf Wolman

  • Troy

  • Remmers

  • Copper Care Wood Preservatives

  • Rutgers Organics

  • Viance

  • Janssen Pharmaceutical

Other Companies

  • Borax

  • Buckman Laboratories International

  • Wykamol Group

  • Kurt Obermeier

  • Dolphin Bay

  • Quality Borate

  • Timberlife

  • Lada Organics

  • Jubilant

  • Parikh Enterprises

  • Aadinath Chemical Industries

  • NisUS

  • Advance Agrisearch Limited

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