Global Melamine Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (Melamine Resin and Melamine Foams), By Application (Laminates, Wood Adhesives, Surface Coatings, and Thermoset Plastics), By End Users (Construction, Chemical, Textile, and Automotive), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2023 - 2033.

Industry: Chemicals & Materials


Global Melamine Market Insights Forecasts to 2033

  • The Global Melamine Market Size was Valued at USD 9.73 Billion in 2023
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 4.96% from 2023 to 2033
  • The Worldwide Melamine Market Size is Expected to Reach USD 15.79 Billion by 2033
  • Asia Pacific is Expected to Grow the fastest during the forecast period.


Global Melamine Market

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The Global Melamine Market Size is Anticipated to Exceed USD 15.79 Billion by 2033, Growing at a CAGR of 4.96% from 2023 to 2033.


Market Overview

Melamine is a white, crystalline substance with the chemical formula C3H6N6, widely used in flame retardants, adhesives, plastics, work surfaces, and dishware. Melamine is frequently utilized in the form of melamine resin, made by mixing formaldehyde with melamine. Laminate flooring, cookware, furniture, and other home products frequently include this resin. These resins withstand extreme heat, moisture, and stains, and are strong, glossy, and long-lasting. Melamine is used in metal soundproofing, insulation, and polymeric cleaning products such as magic erasers. Melamine is a flexible chemical with uses in a variety of areas of the economy. Moreover, the efficiency of melamine production processes is resulting in reduced energy consumption and emissions, especially as environmental concerns gain prominence. In addition, the eco-friendly characteristics of melamine contribute to the market growth of the material. The main factors propelling the market's expansion are the advantageous qualities of melamine and the rising need for wood adhesives and laminates. The market is expected to develop as a result of the growing usage of melamine in the automotive industry, demand from the packaging industry, and the requirement for wood-based products to adhere to formaldehyde environmental rules.   


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for the global melamine market based on various segments and regions forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the global melamine market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segment of the global melamine market.


Global Melamine Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2023
Market Size in 2023:USD 9.73 Billion
Forecast Period:2023 - 2033
Forecast Period CAGR 2023 - 2033 :4.96%
2033 Value Projection:USD 15.79 Billion
Historical Data for:2019-2022
No. of Pages:228
Tables, Charts & Figures:110
Segments covered:By Type, By Application, By Region
Companies covered:: Haohua Junhua Group Co Ltd., OCI Nitrogen, BASF SE, Prefere Resins Holding GmbH, Xinji JiuYuan Chemical Industry Co., Ltd, Cornerstone Chemical Company, Qatar Melamine Company, Sichuan Golden Elephant Chemical, Mitsui Chemicals Inc., Nissan Chemical Industries. LTD., Methanol Holdings, Borealis AG, PETRONAS Chemicals Group (PCG), and Others
Pitfalls & Challenges:Covid 19 Impact Challanges, Future, Growth and Analysis

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Driving Factors

Melamine's rise is closely correlated with the demand for it in laminates, wood adhesives, and coatings. The requirement for strong, adaptable materials like melamine material is growing as infrastructure development and urbanization initiatives continue to expand. Furthermore, melamine's resilience to heat, chemicals, and moisture makes it perfect for use in construction applications, prolonging the life and performance of different building components. Melamine resins also have a constructive role in the automotive industry by reducing solvent emissions and improving the environment. Melamine foam's weightless material qualities are driving up demand for it since it is used for things like sound attenuation and high-temperature thermal insulation.  


Restraining Factors

Ammonia and natural gas are used as raw materials in the melamine synthesis process. The expenses associated with producing melamine can be greatly impacted by changes in the prices of various raw materials. The fluctuations in prices pose a difficulty for producers in upholding consistent profit margins, hence impacting the growth of the melamine market.


Market Segmentation

The global melamine market share is classified into type, application, and end-user.


  • The melamine resin segment dominates the market with the largest market share through the forecast period.

Based on the type, the global melamine market is categorized into melamine resin and melamine foams. Among these, the melamine resin segment dominates the market with the largest market share through the forecast period. The melamine resin category is dominating because of the increasing demand for lightweight, fuel-efficient vehicles that reduce emissions and eliminate the need for fasteners like nuts and clamps during automotive production.


  • The laminates segment is anticipated to grow at the fastest CAGR growth through the forecast period.

Based on the application, the global melamine market is categorized into laminates, wood adhesives, surface coatings, and thermoset plastics. Among these, the laminates segment is anticipated to grow at the fastest CAGR growth through the forecast period. Melamine laminated sheets consist of three layers bottom paper, decorating paper, and surface paper. The surface paper enhances the surface's resilience to wear and corrosion while shielding the patterns and designs of the decorative paper. It also makes the surface brighter, stronger, and harder. Since thermosetting plastic makes up melamine laminated sheets, they have exceptional heat resistance and don't weaken, break, or bubble at temperatures higher than 100°C. It also withstands fire and ironing rather well.


  • The construction segment accounted for the largest revenue share through the forecast period.

Based on the end-user, the global melamine market is categorized into construction, chemical, textile, and automotive. Among these, the construction segment accounted for the largest revenue share through the forecast period. The primary causes driving melamine's demand in the construction industries are its exceptional mechanical and chemical properties, including its excellent resistance to heat, moisture, and wear and tear. The increased popularity of sustainable and eco-friendly building techniques is also driving up demand for melamine in construction.


Regional Segment Analysis of the Global Melamine Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)


North America is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global melamine market over the predicted timeframe.


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North America is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global melamine market over the predicted timeframe. In addition, more people were able to buy new furnishings for their homes rather than easily accessible pre-owned products due to the growth in disposable income. Among the biggest furniture producers in the US are Herman Miller, Ashley Furniture Industries, Ikea, Williams-Sonoma Inc., and HNI Corporation. Melamine is also extensively used by the US automobile and electrical electronics sectors for a variety of purposes. One of the main perspectives for the market under research is the electronics industry in the United States, which is the largest in the world.


Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR growth of the global melamine market during the forecast period. The presence of important growing economies and the swift urbanization of nations like China and India. In addition, it is anticipated that the growing construction sector, which is a result of expanding disposable income and living standards, will increase product demand in this region. Moreover, in the Asia-Pacific region, the Indian melamine market was developing at the fastest rate, while the Chinese melamine market held the most market share.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global melamine market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Key Companies

  • Haohua Junhua Group Co Ltd.
  • OCI Nitrogen
  • Prefere Resins Holding GmbH
  • Xinji JiuYuan Chemical Industry Co., Ltd
  • Cornerstone Chemical Company
  • Qatar Melamine Company
  • Sichuan Golden Elephant Chemical
  • Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
  • Nissan Chemical Industries. LTD.
  • Methanol Holdings
  • Borealis AG
  • PETRONAS Chemicals Group (PCG)
  • Others


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting And Research Firm
  • Venture capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Developments

  • In August 2022, The Melamine Plant Project was launched by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) near PETRONAS Chemicals Fertilizer Kedah Sdn Bhd (PC FK). The Asia-Pacific region's status as a chemical production hub will be enhanced by this project.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2033. Spherical Insights has segmented the global melamine market based on the below-mentioned segments: 


Global Melamine Market, By Type

  • Melamine Resin
  • Melamine Foams


Global Melamine Market, By Application

  • Laminates
  • Wood Adhesives
  • Surface Coatings
  • Thermoset Plastics

Global Melamine Market, By End User

  • Construction
  • Chemical
  • Textile
  • Automotive


Global Melamine Market, By Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

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