Feasibility assessment and market entry strategy for a novel flame retardant in the wood panel industry: Strategic insights and potential demand estimations.

The project outcomes empowered the client to make informed decisions regarding producing alternative chemistry flame retardants for wood-based panels, taking into consideration the market realities and entrenchment of competitive chemistries.


  • Comprehensive insights into the global wood-based panels industry, including market size, production capacity, and key players by region.
  • Estimations of the fire retardants market within the MDF and particle board segment, accompanied by valuable strategic insights on market drivers, barriers, regulations, and emerging trends.
  • Analysis of competing chemistries and the potential for change from the MDF and particle board producers.


  • Global wood-based panels market, including market size, production capacity, utilization rates, and recent developments.
  • Identification of key players in each region’s MDF and particle board market and their main production sites.
  • In-depth analysis of the flame-resistant wood-based panels market, including market size estimation and examination of regional variations.
  • Detailed overview of standards and regulations impacting the usage of flame retardants in wood-based panels, including target board qualities and fire resistance classes.
  • Evaluation of the fire retardants market, including market size estimation, segmentation by chemistries, and comparison of key manufacturers and their products.
  • Summary of key trends and developments in the flame-retardant wood-based panels market, including insights from demand side interviews regarding the current situation, motivation for change, and expectations for an ideal product.
  • Actionable recommendations on potential market entry with novel chemistry flame retardant.


  • Western Europe
  • Central & Eastern Europe
  • Middle East
  • Africa
  • North America
  • South America
  • Other
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