Global Market Study on Playground Surface Materials: Increasing Adoption of Artificial Turf Supported by Safety Regulations to Assist Growth


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  • Published On : Dec-2018 |
  • Pages : 178 Pages |
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Persistence Market Research (PMR) provides an exclusive analysis of the global playground surface materials market in its revised report titled “Playground Surface Materials Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018–2026”. The main aim of this report is to offer an exhaustive analysis and insights pertaining to the playground surface materials market. This report offers a comprehensive analysis of the global playground surface materials market in terms of market volume (Mn Square Metre) & value (US$ Mn) and year-wise (Y-o-Y) growth in the global playground surface materials market on the basis of material type, site and end use. The study considers 2017 as the base year with market values estimated for 2018 and a forecast developed for the duration of 2018 to 2026. The Compound Average Growth Rate (CAGR) has been represented from 2018 to 2026. The study covers value chain analysis, playground surface materials market dynamics, industry growth analysis, along with segmental-level projections in a comprehensive manner. As per industry experts and findings of the report, the global playground surface materials market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% between 2018 and 2026 in terms of value.

The Persistence Market Research report on the playground surface materials market analyses the market at a regional as well as global level through market segmentation on the basis of material type, site and end use. The primary objective of the report is to offer key insights on current trends, competition positioning, growth rates, market potential and other relevant information and statistics in a suitable manner to readers and various stakeholders in the playground surface materials market.

Playground surface materials, as considered under the scope of the research study, include artificial turf, EPDM, Polyurethane, rubber mulch, sand, pea gravel, engineered wood fiber, asphalt, concrete, etc. Playground surface materials are important in order to ensure the ground or ‘safety surface’ is safe, which is as crucial as the equipment to be used on it.

The report is structured to facilitate readers to develop a thorough understanding of the playground surface materials market. It begins with market definitions, followed by the market taxonomy, market background and market dynamics and analysis of the market by key segments, regional market analysis and competition assessment. Each section of the report covers a quantitative as well as qualitative assessment of the playground surface materials market on the basis of historical developments, facts, key opinions collected from the market participants through the interviews and trends in the playground surface materials market   .

Playground Surface Materials Market: Segmentation

The global playground surface materials market has been segmented on the basis of material type, site, end use and region.

Based on the material type, the global playground surface materials market has been segmented into:

  • Artificial Turf
  • Rubber
    • Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM)
    • Polyurethane (PU)
    • Rubber Mulch
  • Sand
  • Pea Gravel
  • Engineered Wood Fiber
  • Asphalt
  • Concrete

Based on the site, the global playground surface materials market has been segmented into:

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor

Based on the end use, the global playground surface materials market has been segmented into:

  • Residential Establishments
  • Commercial Sport Complexes
  • Other Recreational Spaces

Based on the region, the global playground surface materials market has been segmented into:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • China
  • Asia Pacific Excluding China
  • Middle East & Africa

In the next section, the report describes the playground surface materials market structure, macro-economic factors, playground surface materials comparison, forecast factors, weighted average pricing analysis and an overview of value chain along with the profitability margins along with an indicative list of the key stakeholders involved at every stage .

The next section of the report provides value (US$ Mn) and volume (Mn Square Metre) projections for the playground surface materials market on the basis of respective segments at a global level. The global playground surface materials market values represented in the sections have been agglomerated by collecting the data and information at a regional level. Playground surface materials market information along with the key insights and facts covers unique analysis frameworks such as year-on-year growth trend comparison, absolute $ opportunity analysis, market attractiveness and share analysis for each of the sub-types of the segments.

The subsequent section of the report presents a summarized view of the global playground surface materials market based on six prominent regions considered in the study.

The market analysis section of the report covers weighted average pricing analysis and market projections for each segment, including market share analysis, Y-o-Y growth trends, market attractiveness analysis, market share analysis, and incremental $ opportunity assessment.

All the above sections evaluate the present market scenario and growth prospects in the global playground surface materials market.

The market numbers pertaining to the regional as well as country level data and various segments by end-use are estimated through the combination of primary and secondary research among target regions and countries. Key sources referred to arrive at the global playground surface materials market size include playground surface materials manufacturers, turf installers, end-users, industry association & trade experts, along with the secondary documents available through public domain, paid database and PMR’s in-house data repository.

In order to offer an accurate market forecast, PMR’s proprietary regression analysis forecast model was then utilized to derive the market estimation for forecast years, which takes into account effects of certain direct and macro-economic factors on the global and regional target (playground surface materials) market. The pertinent opinions of key primary respondents for specific segments and geographies were also taken into consideration for forecasting the segment level market size and dynamics.

In the final section of the report, a competition landscape of the playground surface materials market has been included to provide report audiences with a dashboard view categorized on the basis of providers present in the value chain, their playground surface materials market presence and key differentiating strategies. Detailed profiles of the providers are also included in the scope of the report to evaluate their long-term and short-term strategies, key offerings and recent developments in the playground surface materials market. 

The playground surface materials market report by Persistence Market Research covers information about market volume (Mn square metre) and value (US$ Mn) projections, market dynamics, trends, forecast factors and recent developments in the global playground surface materials market for the study period 2018 to 2026.

The global playground surface materials market was valued at US$ 3,732.5 Mn by 2017 end and is expected to expand 1.5X over the forecast period to reach US$ 5,851.8 Mn by the end of 2026

Rising Demand for Indoor and Outdoor Playground Surfaces to Assist Consumption of Playground Surface Materials

The quantity and quality of sports facilities promote recreational activities, interactions among communities as well as the health of the community. Development of indoor as well as outdoor playground surface utilizing materials such as engineered wood fiber, rubber mulch and artificial turf is growing at a significant pace. The utilization of playground surface materials has been increasing at various places such as schools, commercial athletic facilities and recreational spaces.

Mergers and Acquisitions Across the Value Chain to Remain Competitive

Key manufacturers engaged in the global playground surface materials market are found to be involved in mergers and acquisition activities across the globe in order to enhance their presence in the market across the globe. For example, in April 2017, Tencate announced the acquisition of Synthetic Grass Warehouse (SGW) Inc., a key supplier of synthetic turf for various applications in the U.S.

Some of the manufacturers are also involved in new product development activities in order to remain competitive in the market.

Commercial Sports Complexes Segment to Register High Value CAGR

Globally, the playground surface materials market has been segmented on the basis of end use into residential establishments, commercial sports complexes and other recreational spaces. The commercial sports complexes segment is expected to register about 1.5X growth in terms of volume. Consumption of playground surface materials in the commercial sports complexes segment is expected to grow at a significant pace, owing to the rising demand from the construction of new sports facilities across all geographies. Various upcoming sports events such as 2022 Asian Games, 2020 Summer Olympics and 2022 FIFA World Cup are expected to provide growth opportunities for the manufacturers of playground surface materials.

Residential establishments and other recreational spaces segments, together, are expected to account for more than 1/5th of the overall incremental opportunity created during the forecast years in the global playground surface materials market.

Asia Pacific to Wield High Volume and Value Share in Playground Surface Materials Market

Increasing adoption of artificial turf across various playground surfaces such as hockey, rugby, golf and football fields across countries such as Japan, OCEANIA and China is anticipated to assist the consumption of playground surface materials in Asia-Pacific.

North America is anticipated to register 1.4X growth in the global playground surface materials market. The U.S. is expected to grow at an above-average growth rate in the North America playground surface materials market over the forecast period. The Middle East & Africa playground surface materials market is expected to account for a small share in the global market.

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Playground Surface Materials Market – Competitive Landscape

Some of the participants included in this report involved in the global playground surface materials market are Koninklijke Ten Cate bv, Zeager Bros. Inc., The Fibar Group LLC, Challenger Industries, Inc., CCGrass, All Victory Grass (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., Tarkett S.A., Polytan GmbH, PlayCore, Inc., Tarmac, Accella Polyurethane Systems, Surface America, Inc. and LTR Products LLC.

Globally, the playground surface materials market is fragmented in nature with the top players holding a small share in the global market.

The playground surface materials market has witnessed various developments from a competition perspective in the recent past. Mergers & acquisitions and new product launches are expected to be the key strategies followed by the manufacturers of playground surface materials across the globe.

  • For example, in February 2017, Koninklijke Tencate bv announced the acquisition of its partner, Ceelen Sport Constructies B.V. (“CSC Sport”), a contractor that specialized in the construction and maintenance of synthetic sports fields
  • In November 2017, CCGrass introduced three new yarn additive products to its existing product portfolio

Key Questions Answered in the Report

  • How has the playground surface materials market evolved in the past four years?
  • How is the playground surface materials market expected to take shape in terms of volume and value during the study period?
  • What are the competition developments and trends in the playground surface materials market?
  • What are the market dynamics in the playground surface materials market?
  • Which are some of the key challenges, opportunities and improvement factors for playground surface materials market players?
  • What are some of the underlying macro-economic and industry factors impacting the growth of the playground surface materials market?
  • What are the market positioning and key strategies of key manufacturers as per the playground surface materials market taxonomy?
  • How is the competition structured at present and how has it evolved in the playground surface materials market over the past few years?

Company Profiles

  • Koninklijke Ten Cate bv
  • Zeager Bros. Inc.
  • The Fibar Group LLC
  • Challenger Industries, Inc.
  • CCGrass
  • All Victory Grass (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd.
  • Tarkett S.A.
  • Polytan GmbH
  • PlayCore, Inc.
  • Tarmac
  • Accella Polyurethane Systems
  • Surface America, Inc.
  • LTR Products LLC
  • Others
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