Industrial Flooring Market

Industrial Flooring Market Is Expected To Be Flourished By Growth In Construction Industry


Industrial flooring refers to specialized flooring solutions designed for commercial and industrial settings where mechanical and heavy equipment are used. Common industrial flooring materials include epoxy, polyurethane, vinyl, rubber, and concrete. Epoxy flooring provides high durability, chemical and impact resistance, ease of cleaning, and aesthetic appearance. Polyurethane flooring offers high strength, flexibility, UV resistance, and customizability. Vinyl and rubber flooring are cost-effective, resilient to abrasion and impact, and available in wide range of textures and colors. Concrete flooring provides robustness and longevity but requires sealants and coatings for protection. Industrial flooring finds widespread application in warehouses, factories, workshops, food processing plants, aircraft hangars, and garages.

The global industrial flooring market is estimated to be valued at US$ 9.5 billion in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 7.7% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Dynamics
Growth in the construction industry is one of the major drivers propelling the demand for industrial flooring. Rapid urbanization and industrialization in developing economies have increased construction of new commercial and industrial buildings which require durable flooring solutions. Additionally, rising repair and maintenance activities in the existing infrastructure also contribute to the sales of industrial flooring. Epoxy and polyurethane flooring with their advantages of chemical resistance and longevity are increasingly being used in manufacturing facilities, especially in pharmaceutical and food processing plants where hygiene is critical. Also, growth in warehousing due to expansion of e-commerce is augmenting the installation of rubber and vinyl flooring made from recycled materials in warehouses and distribution centers. On the other hand, high initial costs of specialty flooring compared to conventional alternatives may limit the market growth to some extent over the forecast period.

Segment Analysis
The industrial flooring market size is segmented into resinous flooring systems, epoxy flooring systems, and others. The epoxy flooring systems segment dominated the market in 2021 and accounted for over 30% of the total market share due to its wide applications in the industrial sector for warehouses, factories, aircraft hangars and others. Epoxy flooring provides high mechanical strength, chemical resistance, abrasion resistance and is cost-effective for industrial usage.

PEST Analysis
Political: The supportive governmental policies and regulations regarding workplace safety and health will drive the market. Many countries have stringent norms regarding industrial flooring usage which boosts compliance.
Economic: The growing industrialization and infrastructure development activities globally is positively impacting the market. Many manufacturing units have in-house flooring divisions to cater to various industrial establishments.
Social: Increased awareness about hygienic working conditions and the role of proper flooring in preventing slips, falls and injuries is a key factor. Smart industrial floors with built-in IoT capabilities are gaining traction.
Technological: Advanced floor coating technologies offering anti-microbial, non-slip and self-healing properties are augmenting the demand. Digitally printed and customizable industrial floors allow creativity in floor design.

Key Takeaways
The global industrial flooring market is expected to witness high growth in the coming years driven by rapid industrialization. The global industrial flooring market is estimated to be valued at US$ 9.5 billion in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 7.7% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030.

Regionally, Asia Pacific accounted for the largest market share in 2021 owing to presence of major manufacturing hubs in countries like China and India. China alone contributes over 30% of the APAC industrial flooring demand.

Key players operating in the industrial flooring market are BASF SE, Sika AG, RPM International Inc., Mapei U.K. Ltd. Fosroc, Don Construction Products Ltd., Cipy Polyurethanes Pvt Ltd., Viacor Polymer GmBH, Twintec, Acrylicon, Cornerstone Flooring, Applied Flooring, AVCON Technics Pvt. Ltd., 4m Europe, and East Coast Flooring Ltd. BASF SE and Sika AG captured over 15% share of the global market due to their diverse product portfolio and widespread distribution network across regions.

1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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