As per as a report published Fortune Business Insights™ The global rubber ropes market size is expected to expand at a considerable pace owing to the increasing utilization of resistance bands and ropes by athletes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, shares Fortune Business Insights™ in its report, titled “Rubber Ropes Market, 2021-2028”. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic shook the world to its core and forced governments to impose strict lockdown and social distancing measures. As a result, millions of people were confined to their homes, leaving little scope for physical activity.
Athletes, who need constant physical movement to stay fit and earn their livelihood, modified their home settings and engaged in rigorous exercises. Rubber ropes were some of the most noticeable equipment used by sport-persons. For example, trainers associated with Leganes, the Spanish soccer club, posted videos and images of them using sports bands and ropes to stay in shape amid the lockdown announced in Spain in March 2020. As the coronavirus rages on and the threat of another round of quarantine measures looming in several countries, the adoption of exercise bands is likely to remain high in the foreseeable future.
Based on product, the market has been categorized into solid core and hollow core. In terms of end-use, the market segments include automotive, textiles, sailing, sports, and others. By region, the global market has been grouped into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
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Multiple Advantages of Rubber Bushes as Shock Absorbers to Aid Market Growth
The rubber ropes market growth will benefit from the extensive adoption of rubber-based bushes and other materials in shock absorbers embedded in vehicles. For example, these instruments are installed in suspension systems to reduce vibrations and noise and ensure a comfortable smooth ride for the passengers. Moreover, rubber ropes are also critical for aligning the suspension and steering systems in automobiles, thus maintaining the overall balance of vehicles. Since rubber ropes and bushes reduce noise and vibration, they reduce the maintenance costs of automobiles over their entire service life.
However, the automotive industry has been severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Contracting demand, disrupted supply chains and production operations, and falling revenues have caused unprecedented financial stress for many automakers. At the beginning of the pandemic, several large vehicle manufacturers, such as Volkswagen and Fiat, shut down their plants in Europe and the US. With the coronavirus rapidly mutating, countries in Europe are exercising extreme caution and with work from home regulations still being in force, the demand for automobiles is likely to remain low in the near future.
North America to Hold Foremost Market Position; Asia Pacific to Present Profitable Opportunities
Among regions, North America is expected to dominate the rubber ropes market share in the approaching years owing to a large and strong presence of rubber manufacturers across the US and Canada. In addition, active uptake of elastic bands and other home-based exercise equipment will further stoke the regional market growth. In Asia Pacific, the market will be driven by the rapid development and expansion of the automotive industry. The surging demand for advanced safety and comfort features in passenger cars will also promote growth in the regional market. On the other hand, the market for rubber ropes in Europe will be characterized by the region’s robust automotive sector and the presence of large automakers, such as BMW and Daimler.
Launch of New Offerings by Key Players to Intensify Competition
Key players are entrenching their place in this market by launching novel rubber rope products for customers on a regular basis. Apart from this strategy, companies are entering into partnerships and collaborations with the other market participants to enhance R&D capacities, advance innovation, and broaden business horizons.
August 2020: Samson Rope, a leading high-performance rope innovator based in Washington, USA, announced the launch of HyperClimb, its polyester double braid climbing line. The rope is suitable for climbers of all levels and is extremely durable.
List of Key Players Covered in the Rubber Ropes Market Report:
JB Rubber Products
Andreas Neumann GmbH
Romak Group GmbH
Continental Western Corporation
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