TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 13
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 13
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 13
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 14
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 14
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT 14
1.4 CURRENCY & PRICING 14
1.5 STAKEHOLDERS 15
1.6 LIMITATIONS 15
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16
2.1 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 17
2.2 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 19
2.3 MARKET SHARE ESTIMATION 20
2.3.1 KEY INDUSTRY INSIGHTS 21
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 21
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 22
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 25
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET 25
4.2 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET TO WITNESS A MODERATE GROWTH RATE 25
4.3 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET: MAJOR SEGMENTS 26
4.4 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET GROWTH 26
4.5 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2015 27
4.6 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION 27
5 MARKET OVERVIEW 29
5.1 INTRODUCTION 30
5.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION 31
5.2.1 BY APPLICATION 31
5.2.2 BY MATERIAL 31
5.2.3 BY REGION 32
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 32
5.3.1 DRIVERS 33
5.3.1.1 Stringent building codes in the developed economies 33
5.3.1.2 Reduction of greenhouse gases 33
5.3.1.3 Energy efficiency 33
5.3.1.4 Rebates and tax credits 34
5.3.1.5 Low cost of installation 34
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 34
5.3.2.1 Lack of awareness 34
5.3.2.2 Slow growth of construction sector in Europe 34
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITY 34
5.3.3.1 Increasing focus towards fire safety in developing countries 34
5.3.3.2 More energy requirements 35
6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 36
6.1 INTRODUCTION 36
6.2 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 36
6.2.1 RAW MATERIALS FOR FIREPROOF INSULATIONS 36
6.2.2 FIREPROOF INSULATIONS MANUFACTURERS 36
6.2.3 DISTRIBUTION NETWORK 37
6.2.4 END USER 37
6.3 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 37
6.3.1 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 38
6.3.2 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 38
6.3.3 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 38
6.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 38
6.3.5 INTENSITY OF RIVALRY 38
7 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL 39
7.1 INTRODUCTION 40
7.2 GLASS WOOL 41
7.3 STONE WOOL 42
7.4 PLASTIC FOAM 43
7.5 OTHERS 44
8 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION 45
8.1 INTRODUCTION 46
8.2 RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS 47
8.3 COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS 48
9 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 50
9.1 INTRODUCTION 51
9.2 EUROPE 52
9.2.1 RUSSIA 54
9.2.2 GERMANY 55
9.2.3 U.K. 56
9.2.4 FRANCE 57
9.2.5 ITALY 58
9.2.6 REST OF EUROPE 59
9.3 NORTH AMERICA 59
9.3.1 U.S. 62
9.3.2 CANADA 63
9.3.3 MEXICO 64
9.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 65
9.4.1 CHINA 67
9.4.2 JAPAN 68
9.4.3 INDONESIA 69
9.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 70
9.4.5 AUSTRALIA 71
9.4.6 INDIA 72
9.4.7 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 73
9.5 MIDDLE-EAST & AFRICA 74
9.5.1 UAE 76
9.5.2 SOUTH AFRICA 77
9.5.3 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 78
9.6 LATIN AMERICA 78
9.6.1 BRAZIL 81
9.6.2 ARGENTINA 82
9.6.3 COLOMBIA 83
9.6.4 REST OF LATIN AMERICA 84
10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 85
10.1 INTRODUCTION 85
10.1.1 EXPANSION: THE MOST POPULAR GROWTH STRATEGY 85
10.2 MAXIMUM DEVELOPMENTS IN 2014 86
10.3 ROCKWOOL INTERNATIONAL A/S: REGISTERED MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DEVELOPMENTS BETWEEN 2011 AND 2016 87
10.4 COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS 87
10.5 EXPANSIONS 87
10.6 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 88
10.7 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 88
10.8 PARTNERSHIPS, CONTRACTS, AGREEMENTS & COLLABORATIONS 89
11 COMPANY PROFILES 90
11.1 INTRODUCTION 90
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
11.2 ROCKWOOL INTERNATIONAL A/S 91
11.3 BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY, INC. 94
11.4 BASF SE 97
11.5 OWENS CORNING CORPORATION 100
11.6 SAINT-GOBAIN S.A. 103
11.7 PAROC GROUP OY 106
11.8 KINGSPAN GROUP PLC 108
11.9 KNAUF INSULATION GMBH 110
11.10 GAF 112
11.11 BEIJING NEW BUILDING MATERIAL (GROUP) CO., LTD. 113
*Details on overview, financials, product & services, strategy, and developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
12 APPENDIX 114
12.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 114
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 115
12.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 118
12.4 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 119
12.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 121
12.6 RELATED REPORTS 122


LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 SOME COMMON FIRE RESISTANCE TEST ACCORDING TO BRITISH STANDARD 476 30
TABLE 2 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 40
TABLE 3 GLASS WOOL: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 41
TABLE 4 STONE WOOL: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 42
TABLE 5 PLASTIC FOAM: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 43
TABLE 6 OTHERS: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 44
TABLE 7 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 46
TABLE 8 RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 47
TABLE 9 COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 49
TABLE 10 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 51
TABLE 11 EUROPE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 12 EUROPE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 13 EUROPE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 14 RUSSIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 54
TABLE 15 RUSSIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 54
TABLE 16 GERMANY: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 55
TABLE 17 GERMANY: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 55
TABLE 18 U.K.: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 56
TABLE 19 U.K.: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 56
TABLE 20 FRANCE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 21 FRANCE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 22 ITALY: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 23 ITALY: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 24 REST OF EUROPE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 59
TABLE 25 REST OF EUROPE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 59
TABLE 26 NORTH AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 27 NORTH AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 28 NORTH AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 29 U.S.: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 30 U.S.: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 31 CANADA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 32 CANADA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 33 MEXICO: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 34 MEXICO: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 35 ASIA-PACIFIC: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 36 ASIA-PACIFIC: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 37 ASIA-PACIFIC: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 38 CHINA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 39 CHINA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 40 JAPAN: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 41 JAPAN: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 42 INDONESIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 43 INDONESIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 44 SOUTH KOREA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 45 SOUTH KOREA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 46 AUSTRALIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 47 AUSTRALIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 48 INDIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 49 INDIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 50 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 51 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 52 MIDDLE-EAST & AFRICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 53 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 54 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 55 UAE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 56 UAE: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 57 SOUTH AFRICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 58 SOUTH AFRICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 59 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET ,
BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 60 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET
BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 61 LATIN AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 62 LATIN AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 63 LATIN AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 64 BRAZIL: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 65 BRAZIL: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 66 ARGENTINA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 67 ARGENTINA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 68 COLOMBIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET BY MATERIAL,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 69 COLOMBIA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 70 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY MATERIAL, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 71 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET , BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 72 FIVE MOST RECENT EXPANSIONS 87
TABLE 73 FIVE MOST RECENT MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 88
TABLE 74 FIVE MOST RECENT NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 88
TABLE 75 RECENT PARTNERSHIPS, CONTRACTS, AGREEMENTS & COLLABORATIONS 89


LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 16
FIGURE 2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 17
FIGURE 4 BREAKDOWN OF PRIMARY INTERVIEWS: BY COMPANY, DESIGNATION & REGION 18
FIGURE 5 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 19
FIGURE 6 DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 20
FIGURE 7 DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 20
FIGURE 8 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING APPLICATION SEGMENT WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD THE FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 22
FIGURE 9 U.S. AND RUSSIA ARE THE MAJOR COUNTRIES IN THE GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET 23
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET SHARE AND CAGR, BY REGION, 2015 23
FIGURE 11 HIGHER DEMAND FROM CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WILL DRIVE THE GROWTH OF FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET 25
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET: MODERATE GROWTH EXPECTED BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 25
FIGURE 13 EUROPE & GLASS WOOL CONTRIBUTED THE LARGEST SHARE TO THE GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET 26
FIGURE 14 CHINA PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 26
FIGURE 15 EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA ARE THE LARGEST MARKETS FOR FIREPROOF INSULATION MATERIALS 27
FIGURE 16 THE FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET HAS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN ASIA-PACIFIC 27
FIGURE 17 FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET: MARKET DYNAMICS 32
FIGURE 18 OVERVIEW OF THE FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET VALUE CHAIN 36
FIGURE 19 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 37
FIGURE 20 THE PLASTIC FOAM SEGMENT IS EXPECTED TO LEAD THE GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 40
FIGURE 21 THE GLASS WOOL SEGMENT IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION IS PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 41
FIGURE 22 EUROPE IS THE LARGEST MARKET FOR STONE WOOL FIREPROOF INSULATION 42
FIGURE 23 THE PLASTIC FOAM SEGMENT IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 43
FIGURE 24 NORTH AMERICA IS EXPECTED TO LEAD THE OTHER MATERIALS SEGMENT OF THE FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 44
FIGURE 25 THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS SEGMENT IS EXPECTED TO LEAD THE GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 46
FIGURE 26 THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS SEGMENT IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION IS PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 47
FIGURE 27 EUROPE IS THE LARGEST MARKET FOR FIREPROOF INSULATION IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS 48
FIGURE 28 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, BY REGION, 2015 51
FIGURE 29 FIREPROOF INSULATION EUROPE MARKET SNAPSHOT 52
FIGURE 30 NORTH AMERICA FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET SNAPSHOT 60
FIGURE 31 ASIA-PACIFIC FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET SNAPSHOT, 2015-2021 65
FIGURE 32 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET SNAPSHOT,
2015-2021 74
FIGURE 33 LATIN AMERICA FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET SNAPSHOT, 2015-2021 79
FIGURE 34 COMPANIES ADOPTED EXPANSIONS AND MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGIES FROM 2011 TO 2016 85
FIGURE 35 BATTLE FOR MARKET SHARE: EXPANSION WAS THE KEY STRATEGY, 2011-2016 86
FIGURE 36 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET, DEVELOPMENTAL SHARE, 2011-2016 86
FIGURE 37 GLOBAL FIREPROOF INSULATION MARKET: GROWTH STRATEGIES, BY COMPANY, 2011-2016 87
FIGURE 38 GEOGRAPHICAL PRESENCE OF KEY MARKET PLAYERS 90
FIGURE 39 ROCKWOOL INTERNATIONAL A/S: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 91
FIGURE 40 ROCKWOOL INTERNATIONAL A/S: SWOT ANALYSIS 93
FIGURE 41 BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 94
FIGURE 42 BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.: SWOT ANALYSIS 95
FIGURE 43 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 97
FIGURE 44 BASF SE: SWOT ANALYSIS 98
FIGURE 45 OWENS CORNING CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 100
FIGURE 46 OWENS CORNING CORPORATION: SWOT ANALYSIS 101
FIGURE 47 SAINT-GOBAIN S.A.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 103
FIGURE 48 SAINT-GOBAIN S.A.: SWOT ANALYSIS 104
FIGURE 49 PAROC GROUP OY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 106
FIGURE 50 KINGSPAN GROUP PLC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 108