Saint-Gobain, Kingspan Group and UNILIN are dominating U.K Foam Insulation Market in 2019

U.K Foam Insulation Market is expected to grow with the CAGR of 5.3% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. The years considered for study are mentioned below.

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U.K foam insulation market is a highly consolidated market, which includes specific number of key players as well as local players. The market has witnessed various strategic developments owing to favourable market scenario.

The major players dealing in U.K foam insulation market are introducing strong range of product portfolio. This helped company to maximize the sales with enhanced product portfolio.

For instance, in December 2017, glass wool production was reestablished by Saint-Gobain Isover which is in Romania. It is stated that the South-East European is the largest insulation market that lead to adapt the growing capacity in market.

Saint- Gobain is the dominating player in U.K foam insulation market. The other key players existing in the market includes Kingspan Group, Recticel NV/SA, IKO Industries Ltd., Knauf Insulation, Bauder Ltd, Unilin, Bridgestone Corporation, Soprema, BASF SE, The Dow Chemical Company, Covestro AG, Huntsman International LLC, Owens Cornin, armacell, Johns Manville, Trocellen GmbH, ICYNENE.

Saint- Gobain

Saint- Gobain headquartered in Courbevoie, U.K which was founded in 1665. The company designs, produces and distributes materials that creates great living places and improve daily life. The company performs its business through segments such as innovative materials, construction products, building distribution, others among which construction products, building distribution are market focused segments.

The company has wide global presence in Northern Europe, Southern Europe-MEA, Americas, Asia-Pacific. In addition to it, the company also generates its revenue from the various subsidiary companies such as Placoplatre (U.K), CertainTeed Corporation (U.S.), Jewson (U.K.), Saint-Gobain Rigips (Germany), British Gypsum (U.K.), Norton Abrasives (U.S.) among others.

Kingspan Group

Kingspan Group headquartered in Kingscourt, Ireland which was founded in 1965. The company is engaged in the manufacturing of high performance insulation materials. The company performs its business through segments such as insulated panels, insulated boards, light & air, water& energy, data flooring among which insulated panels and insulated boards are market focused segments.

The company has presence in North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. In addition to it, the company also generates its revenue from the various subsidiary companies such Kingspan Access Floor Ltd (United Kingdom), CPI Daylighting.Inc (United States), RCM Group Limited (United Kingdom), Kingspan B.V.(Netherlands), Kingspan Environmental Ltd (United Kingdom), Kingspan Tarec Industrial Limited(United Kingdom), Kingspan Limited(Ireland)  and others.


UNILIN has headquartered in Wielsbeke, Belgium and it was founded in the year 1960. The company is engaged in producing laminate floors, vinyl floors and wood floors, chipboards and MDF, decorative panels, insulation boards and roof panels. The company offers many business segments such as Flooring NA, Global Ceramic and Flooring ROW among which flooring row is market focused category.

For instance,

  • In December, Unilin captured Xtratherm, a manufacturer of Irish insulation boards. It will help the company to grow its market share in business and increases company image.

The company has presence in Belgium.

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