Europe Neoprene Market: Industry Analysis and Forecast (2024-2030) by Product Type, Application and Region

  • Europe Neoprene Market size was valued at US$ 407.34 Million in 2023 and the total Market revenue is expected to grow at 2.2% through 2024 to 2030, reaching nearly US$ 474.37 Million.

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Europe Neoprene Market Overview:

Neoprene Market report examines the market’s growth drivers as well as its segments (Product Type and Application). Data has been provided by market participants. This market study takes an in-depth look at all of the significant advancements that are currently occurring across all industry sectors. To provide key data analysis for the historical period (2017-2020), statistics, and presentations are used. The report examines the Neoprene Market Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges. This SMR report includes investor recommendations based on a detailed analysis of the current competitive landscape of the Neoprene Market.


Neoprene is a form of synthetic rubber created by polymerizing Chloroprene with free radicals. The technique imparts qualities such as resistance to ageing and wear and strain, resulting in a wide range of applications in markets such as the Automotive and Construction Market.


Europe has a sprawling automotive market with key players looking towards providing their customers with a premium driving experience. The Automotive Market is one of the key end-use markets for the Neoprene Market. This is because the material is used in different parts of automobiles, such as drive belts and engine parts, as well as accessories such as car covers and seat covers.


Because of its shock-absorbing characteristics, neoprene is used extensively in the construction industry. As a result, it's found in the construction of highways, roads, and window and door panels. Neoprene also acts as an excellent waterproofing product. Therefore it finds its application in sportswear such as scuba diving suits, wet suits and gloves. The material also provides resistance to gas leaks and, as a result, is the go-to material for making gas caskets, hoses etc.


Laptop sleeves, orthopaedic braces (wrist, knee, etc.), electrical insulation, liquid and sheet applied elastomeric membranes or flashings, and automobile fan belts are just a few of the applications of Neoprene. Its qualities, such as resistance to ageing and wear and tear, leading to a wide range of uses, such as its use in the automotive and medical industries. It is also temperature resistant, retaining its physical qualities throughout various temperatures (-35 to 100 degrees Celsius). Strong resistance to oxidation and sturdiness against physical harm such as twisting and bending damage are features that lead to further widespread use.


As a result, Neoprene is used in various markets, including Automotive, Construction, and the Textile Market. Because of its shock-absorbing characteristics, Neoprene is widely used in the Construction Market. Neoprene products are available in various products such as panels, foams and pads. They provide excellent shock absorption properties that find widespread application in the construction of roads, highways and other industrial applications.


The Covid 19 pandemic badly impacted the Europe Neoprene Market. This is due to the pandemic's influence on the two major end-use markets for the material, Construction and Automotive. Severe labour shortages worsened the market's negative impact during the lockdowns and disruptions in the supply chain. The market is expected to recover with the relaxations in lockdowns in the Europe Region.


Europe Neoprene Market


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Europe Neoprene Market Dynamics:

The automotive market is the key driver for the growth of the Neoprene Market in Europe. The region is home to many key players in the Automotive Market, such as the Volkswagen Group, Daimler, BMW and Renault. Neoprene is used extensively in parts of the automotive body such as Hose Coverings, CVJ Boots, Vibration Mounts, Transmission Belts, Shock Absorber seals etc. This can be attributed to the high tensile strength, which provides robustness in applications subjected to rough and sudden movements. Neoprene is also used abundantly in making automotive tires, which directly contributes to the growth of the Neoprene Market in the region.


Impact on the environment and fluctuation in oil prices are the critical restraint:

The region is considered to be environmentally aware, and the non-biodegradability of Neoprene is expected to hinder the growth of the material in the region as the population would prefer to look for alternative options. The fluctuations in oil prices are also a critical factor that could stall the market's growth. This is because the material is used in bulk to manufacture different components. Therefore, a slight deviation in raw material prices could lead to uncertainty for the stakeholders.


Europe Neoprene Market Segment Analysis:

Based on the Product Type, the Europe Neoprene Market is segmented into Sheet, Latex and Foam. The Rubber Sheet segment held the largest market share in the year 2021. This can be attributed to the extensive application of rubber sheets in the automotive segment. Neoprene Rubber Sheets are used in gaskets and seals, insulating sheets, and liners because of their qualities, which include strong abrasion resistance, low gas permeability, low compression set, and ozone and UV radiation resistance. The Latex segment held the second-largest market share in the Europe region. Neoprene Latex is used in a wide range of goods in various markets, including gloves and personal protective equipment (PPE) for the medical market, adhesives for the construction and automobile industries, and sealers and gaskets for the electric market. Neoprene Foam is the go-to sealant for water, gas, and oil leaks. As a result, the product type is popular in the construction and automobile industries.


Based on Application, the Europe Neoprene Market is segmented into Construction, Automotive, Electrical and Electronics, Medical and Other segments. The Automotive segment held the largest market share in 2023 and is predicted to continue demonstrating the trend during the forecast period. This can be attributed to the region being the home ground for many of the key players in the Automotive Market. The significant use of Neoprene in various parts utilised in the Automotive Market because of its temperature resistance, high tensile strength, and abrasion resistance are factors driving the growth in the market. Among the components are braking and steering system components, tyres, power transmission belts, oil seals, shock absorber seals, and hose covers.


The Construction Segment held the second-largest market share of the Europe Neoprene Market in 2023. This can be attributed to the increase in the number of industrial projects in the country, which would require the setting up of multiple factories with industrial equipment which require the use of Neoprene because of its excellent electric insulation properties and other elastomeric membranes. These factors would lead to the growth of the Neoprene Market in the Europe region.


Europe Neoprene Market


The report provides Porter’s Five Forces Model that will aid enterprise decision-makers in developing their long-term strategies and marketing positions. It identifies the key competitors, their positioning and how their products perform and are perceived by the customers. Through expert analysts’ opinions, the report provides consultation on the difficulty of entering the market for new players.


Further the report provides PESTEL Analysis which will help the company tailor the overall strategies for market activities. The analysis takes into consideration various environmental variables that are crucial for the development of the market position of the company such as government funding and other political variables. Therefore, this analysis helps the stakeholder evaluate the challenges and opportunities in a holistic way.


Europe Neoprene Market Scope

Market Size in 2023

USD 407.348 Mn.

Market Size in 2030

USD 474.375 Bn.

CAGR (2024-2030)


Historic Data


Base Year


Forecast Period


Segment Scope

By Product Type

  • Sheet
  • Latex
  • Foam

By Application

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Medical
  • Others

Country Scope

Rest of Europe


Europe Neoprene Market Key Players:

  • Covestro AG (Germany)
  • Lanxess (Germany)
  • BGK GmbH Endlosband (Germany)
  • Universal Rubber Manufacturing (Belgium)
  • Starlab International GmbH (Germany)
  • Büttig GmbH (Germany)
  • Dolfing Druten Protective Wear (Netherlands)
  • Syskomp GmbH-Emico (Germany)

Frequently Asked Questions

The predicted Compounded Annual Growth Rate for the forecast period of 2024-2030is 2.2%.

  1. Scope of the Report
  2. Research Methodology
    • Research Process
    • Europe Neoprene Market: Target Audience
    • Europe Neoprene Market: Primary Research (As per Client Requirement)
    • Europe Neoprene Market: Secondary Research
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Competitive Landscape
    • Stellar Competition matrix
      • Europe Stellar Competition Matrix
    • Key Players Benchmarking: - by Product, Pricing, Investments, Expansion Plans, Physical Presence, and Presence in the Market.
    • Mergers and Acquisitions in Industry: - M&A by Region, Value, and Strategic Intent
    • Market Dynamics
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Opportunities
    • Market Challenges
    • PESTLE Analysis
    • PORTERS Five Force Analysis
    • Value Chain Analysis
  5. Europe Neoprene Market Segmentation
    • Europe Neoprene Market, by Product Type (2023-2030)
      • Sheet
      • Latex
      • Foam
    • Europe Neoprene Market, by Application (2023-2030)
      • Construction
      • Automotive
      • Electrical and Electronics
      • Medical
      • Others
    • Europe Neoprene Market, by Country (2023-2030)
      • Italy
      • France
      • Russia
      • United kingdom
      • Rest of Europe
  6. Company Profiles
    • Key Players
      • Covestro AG (Germany)
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Business Strategy
        • Key Developments
      • Canada Rubber Group (Canada)
      • Lanxess (Germany)
      • BGK GmbH Endlosband (Germany)
      • Universal Rubber Manufacturing (Belgium)
      • Starlab International GmbH (Germany)
      • Büttig GmbH (Germany)
      • Dolfing Druten Protective Wear (Netherlands)
      • Syskomp GmbH-Emico (Germany)
  7. Key Findings
  8. Recommendations

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