The adhesive is mainly used in wood, board, furniture works even in the paper. Lather products and substitute materials need adhesive during their production for the desired shape. Furthermore, pipes in different construction sites need a different type of adhesive. The adhesive is a must in the shoe manufacturing facilities.
The estimated value of the adhesive market in Bangladesh is around 500 crores Bangladeshi taka.
Pidilite Speciality Chemicals BD Pvt. Limited is the market leader in the adhesive market of Bangladesh with its brand name Fevicol. The other players include Star adhesive (Star bond), Fast Corporation (Fast brand), RFL (Sticky) etc. Many trading houses import adhesives of different type and grade of quality.