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Global Automotive Window and Sealing Systems Market to Reach $29.5 Billion by 2023

June 2017

According to a new market research report “Global Automotive Window and Sealing Systems Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2023 - Industry Insights by Components (Glass Run Channel, Waist Belt Seal, Roof Ditch Molding, Hood Seal, Trunk Seal, Front Windshield Seals, Door Seals, Rear Windshield Seals, Sunroof Seal), by End-Use (OEMs and Aftermarket), by Application (Passenger cars, Commercial Vehicles and Electric Vehicles)” published by P&S Market Research, the global automotive window and sealing systems market is projected to reach $29,515 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 8.2% during the forecast period (2017 – 2023).

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Global automotive window and sealing systems market worth $17,064.0 million in 2016

As per the research, the global automotive window and sealing systems market high is likely to grow from $17,064.0 million in 2016 to $29,515.0 million by 2023. The rapidly growing automotive industry especially in emerging economies of Asia-Pacific, Africa and Latin America is generating significant demand for automotive sealing systems.


The automotive window and sealing systems market include products such as glass run channel, door seals, front and real windshield seals, and others exterior seals. These products are mainly manufactured using ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) as the raw material; however, as the technology has developed, thermoplastic elastomers find their use as raw materials. The developing economies such as India and China use EPDM as raw materials. Whereas the technologically-advance markets such as U.S. and Germany, use Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) as raw material for exterior sealing systems. The new technology is likely to be adopted in developed countries during the forecast period.

Insights on market segments

As per the findings of research, the global automotive window and sealing systems market has been segmented into glass run channel, waist belt seal, roof ditch molding, hood seals, trunk seals, front windshield seals, door seals, rear windshield seals and sunroof seals. The glass run channel segment held the largest share in the global automotive window and sealing systems market in 2016. The major factors driving the growth of the glass run channel is increasing vehicle production and growing awareness and adoption of electric vehicle across the globe and growth in the automotive industry.

Asia-Pacific stands as the largest region in the global automotive window and sealing systems market

In 2016, Asia-Pacific held the largest share in the global automotive window and sealing system market with over 40% share, in terms of value. The global automotive window and sealing systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.2%, during the forecast period, owing to increase in global GDP and rapid growth in developing countries such as India and China. Additionally, the European market for automotive window and sealing systems market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period, owing to increase in manufacturing of commercial vehicles in developed countries such as Germany and the U.K.

Growing demand of passenger and electric vehicle segment across the globe

The major factors driving the growth of the market include growing demand of passenger and electric vehicles globally. India and China have emerged as the growing countries where the vehicle production has increased rapidly in past five years and the trend is likely to continue during the forecast period. Growth in sales of passenger vehicles in India was the fastest among the eight largest auto markets in the world in 2016. In North America, the outlook in U.S. and Canada remained promising and achieved high sales figures in in 2016 and without any overriding concern of a slow down on the horizon in either market. The rest of the world include key countries such as Iran and Australia and Middle East region that have gained global traction in the recent time and is expected to remain at a forefront of market due to which several OEMs continue to explore local manufacturing options in these countries. Such trends are expected to drive the global automotive window and sealing systems market. Moreover, government initiative and growing demand of electric vehicle is driving the global market.

The market is dominated by organized players

The research states that the global automotive window and sealing systems market had a consolidated structure in 2015, where the market is dominated by organized players. Some of the key players in the global automotive window and sealing systems market include Cooper Standard Inc., Hutchinson Automotive, Magna International, Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd., Minth Group, and Henniges Automotive Holdings Inc.

Acquisition and strategic partnerships have been the major recent developments in the global automotive window and sealing systems. For instance, in September 2016, Hutchinson acquired the French company Composite Industrie based in Bondoufle, Paris. The company has a production unit in Casablanca, Morocco and is specialized in designing, qualifying and producing composite products serving the aerospace and defense markets. Additionally, In May 2016, Henniges Automotive Holdings, Inc., expanded its partnership with Burkool S.A., a sealing solutions manufacturer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to meet the growing demand of the automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in Brazil.

GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE WINDOW AND SEALING SYSTEMS MARKET SEGMENTATION

By Component Type 

  • Glass run channel
  • Waist belt seal
  • Roof ditch molding
  • Hood seals
  • Trunk seals
  • Front windshield seals
  • Door seals
  • Rear windshield seals
  • Sunroof seals

By Application 

  • Passenger car
  • Commercial vehicle
    • Light commercial vehicle
    • Heavy commercial vehicle
  • Electric vehicle

By Segment 

  • Original equipment manufacturers
  • Aftermarket

Geographical Segmentation

Asia-Pacific

  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific

Europe

  • Germany
  • U.K.
  • France
  • Russia
  • Rest of Europe

North America

  • U.S.
  • Mexico
  • Canada

Rest of the World

  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Rest of RoW