Summary of Market Report on Flooring Adhesives

This report on the UK Contract Market for Flooring Adhesives was published in June 2022 and follows on from previous reports published in 2007, 2013 and 2018 which allows comparisons to be made over time. It includes key data such as market size, brand share, reasons for buying specific brands, forecast and specification details. The report is based on a detailed market research programme with 100 flooring contractors active in the UK commercial flooring market and supported by additional desk and trade research.

The scope of the research includes all flooring adhesive products used to install carpet roll, carpet tile and resilient flooring products in commercial projects (eg offices, education, health). The research does not cover ceramic or wood flooring adhesives.

Research Programme used for the Flooring Adhesives Market Analysis

This report is primarily based on an extensive telephone interview programme with flooring contractors. The key sources of data are as follows:

  • telephone market research programme with 100 flooring contractors involved in the trade flooring adhesives market. The flooring contractors are spread across the UK and cover a range of business sizes.
  • desk research using government statistics, Leading Edge‘s construction forecast model, company brochures, trade magazines and other publicly available information.
  • data and trends from previous reports on this market published in 2007, 2013 and 2018.

Contents of Flooring Adhesives Market Study

The report is in PowerPoint and covers 80 pages including 37 charts / tables and over 150 contractor quotes. The following subjects are covered:

  1. Flooring adhesive market size and forecast growth
  2. Market size by sector eg offices, health, education
  3. Market share by brand
  4. Frequency of use of each brand
  5. Brands by type of floor covering (carpet roll, carpet tile, vinyl, LVT, wood)
  6. Reasons for selecting adhesive supplier
  7. Route to market – direct, distribution, client
  8. Ratings of brands – range, price, quality, technical help. Changes over time.
  9. Areas for brands to improve
  10. Specification market – most likely brands to be specified
  11. Specification market – % share of total market; % projects switched
  12. Use of a single manufacturer for adhesive, smoothing compound, DPM and primer
  13. Gypsum calcium sulphate (anhydrite) screeds
  14. Use of high temperature adhesives
  15. LVT and adhesives
  16. Route to market
  17. Gun and hose system
  18. Environmental packaging and disposal

Cost of Flooring Adhesives Report

The report cost is £1,750 plus VAT for an electronic copy.

How to Order the Flooring Adhesives Research

Please call us on 01252 279990 or email using the contact form here.

Testimonials from Flooring Manufacturers

Most of the major floor adhesive manufacturers have purchased past editions of this report and other flooring reports published by Leading Edge.

“Both reports provided us with excellent information on the market and include data from original research that is not available elsewhere. They are well presented and have helped us in our planning.” Business Manager, Laybond Products

“We asked Leading Edge to help us to develop our company strategy. The work was excellent and we acted upon most of the recommendations”. Director, Ardex

“The LVT report is a good quality report, well written and presented and a valuable aid in understanding the UK market”. Director, Karndean

“We found the LVT market report very useful and it will help in developing our sales and marketing plans for the UK. The quotes from the flooring contractors were particularly helpful in understanding their purchasing behaviour”. Marketing Manager, Tarkett.

“Leading Edge helped us to identify the market opportunity in the flooring sector, we were very happy with their research and it contributed towards our decision making process”. Commercial Manager, Gerflor

“Leading Edge carried out a customer survey on our behalf. This was across a number of product and customer groups which added to the complexity of the process. The team at Leading Edge were supportive and helpful throughout the process and the final report has contributed to our business planning.” Director, Gradus

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