Aluminium Alloy Sheets Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Type (Heat-Treatable Alloys (2xxx Series, 6xxx Series, 7xxx Series), Non-Heat-Treatable Alloys (3xxx Series, 4xxx Series, 5xxx Series), Other), By Application (Electrical Application, Food Packaging, Truck And Marine Frames, Aircraft Industry, Structural And Automotive Application, Architectural Application), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2024 To 2029

  • Published : Jun 2024
  • Report Code : KSI061616963
  • Pages : 144

The aluminium alloy sheets market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.89% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

The global aluminium alloy market is witnessing strong growth and is expected to grow further in the future. Aluminium alloy sheets are flat, thin pieces of aluminum that have been combined with small amounts of other metals like copper, magnesium, or zinc to improve their strength and durability, among other properties. The rising demand for aluminium alloy sheets can be attributed to their widespread use in different industries. In the construction industry, aluminium alloy sheets are used for roofing, windows, and siding because they lack corrosive effects and are also light. Among others, the automotive sector is a key market driver since these sheets are used in manufacturing vehicle bodies, engine components, and battery enclosures for electric vehicles, which helps in reducing weight, leading to improved fuel efficiency.

Besides, an increasing drive towards renewable energy sources and more energy-efficient buildings increases the demand for aluminium alloy sheets. Hence, it is very common with sustainable building projects. Further, government legislation to reduce carbon emissions also supports the market's growth since aluminum alloys are a greener option than conventional materials. Overall, the outlook of the aluminum alloy sheet market is very promising, with vast growth opportunities in the upcoming years due to the variability, durability, and eco-friendliness of this material for various industries.

  • Market growth is driven by the high demand for aluminum alloy sheets in the construction industry. Roofing, windows, and siding are increasingly being made of aluminum alloy sheets because of their ability to resist corrosion; they are also durable and lightweight. Besides this, there has been a rise in eco-friendly building trends that require aluminum alloy sheets as substitute materials instead of traditional ones.
  • Apart from real estate markets, another driver of the Aluminum Alloy Sheet Market is the expanding automotive industry. Vehicle bodies, engine components, and battery enclosures for electric vehicles (EVs) are manufactured using many Aluminum alloy sheets. The automotive sector, on the other hand, requires a reduction in weight as well as improved fuel economy, which has led to increased demand for Aluminum Alloy Sheets.
  • Aerospace and defence industries also play an important role in developing aluminium alloy sheet markets. Aluminium alloy sheets are highly treasured in this field due to their strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion resistance, and good thermal properties, which make them very useful in making aircraft parts and other aviation uses. The increasing demand for lightweight and durable materials in the aerospace industry is driving the market for aluminum alloy sheets.


  • The Heat-Treatable Alloys 2xxx Series segment will likely be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period.

The 2xxx series aluminum alloy will be the fastest-growing sector in the aluminum alloy market for the forecast period of 2024-2029. For example, these alloys are popular due to their high strength-to-weight ratio, making them perfect for aerospace and automotive applications. These alloys are primarily copper-based, which enhances their strength and hardness. These alloys employ a heat treatment process consisting of solution heat treatment, quenching, and artificial aging to get the desired mechanical properties. The heat treatment process increases the strength of the alloys by producing a uniform distribution of strengthening precipitates within the aluminum matrix.

The growth in adoption of 2xxx series aluminum alloys by car manufacturers as they strive to produce lighter and more fuel-efficient vehicles has stimulated demand in this segment. In summary, automotive components such as engine blocks, transmission cases, and suspension parts made from these alloys can reduce vehicle weight while increasing fuel economy ratings. Additionally, due to its use in manufacturing battery enclosures and other EV-concentrated components.

In the aerospace industry, 2xxx series aluminum alloys are commonly used for making such aircraft parts as fuselage, wings and other structural components. These materials are utilized due to their strong mechanical properties, low density, and excellent corrosion resistance, making them ideal for use in aviation where they perform under harsh conditions. Additionally, the increased need for more fuel-efficient and green airplanes has led to a need for this alloy in the aerospace industry. Moreover, a couple of other sectors employ this group of aluminum alloys, such as construction and marine industries, that appreciate their strength and durability. For this reason, a segment of heat-treatable alloys 2xxx series is foreseen to grow rapidly over the next few years due to the high demand for lightweight and high-strength materials across multiple sectors.

  • The Electrical Application segment will likely be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period.

One can expect the electrical application segment to be at the fastest pace in the aluminum alloy sheet market from 2024 to 2029. This growth can be credited to the increasing demand for aluminum alloy sheets in several electrical applications, such as transformers, switchgear, and electrical enclosures. Broadly applied, aluminum alloy sheets are used to manufacture electrical equipment because of their excellent electrical conductivity, corrosion resistance, and light-weightiness. Aluminum alloy sheets are applied in transformers for constructing the core and windings of transformers to improve efficiency and reduce energy losses. Therefore, the growing demand for energy-efficient transformers is driving the application of aluminum alloy sheets in this particular industry to reduce carbon emissions and the cost of electricity.

Innumerable ones were used in aluminum alloy sheets for switchgear, critical to safe and reliable electrical power distribution. Growing investments in power grid infrastructure, especially in the developing world, raise demand for aluminum alloy sheets to manufacture switchgear. In addition, miniaturization trends in electrical equipment are increasing the consumption of more compact and thinner aluminum alloy sheets, hence complementing the growth of the segment. Electrical enclosures, which are used to protect electrical parts from environmental conditions and ensure safety, are another principal area of application for aluminum alloy sheets. Finally, this industry is forecasted to further boost the demand for sheets made from aluminum alloys as more automation takes over and enhanced demand for corrosion-resistant and sturdy electrical cases and enclosures also grows in industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, and telecommunications.

The growing focus on renewable energy and the related demand for efficient energy storage solutions also support the electrical application segment’s growth. Aluminum alloy sheets are utilized to manufacture components for solar panels, wind turbines, and energy storage systems; therefore, they become an important material for the renewable energy industry.


  • The Asia Pacific region to dominate the aluminium alloy sheets market during the forecast period.

The major economies like China, Japan, India, and South Korea dominate the Asia-Pacific region. This region is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period owing to its home to several countries that lead the production of aluminum alloys. 

From 2024 to 2029, Asia Pacific will continue to hold the largest share of the aluminum alloy sheet market, primarily contributed by the growth in China and India. The underlying reason behind regional domination could be rapid industrialization, urbanization, and expansion in this region's construction and automotive sectors. China and India are the two largest economies in the Asia Pacific region, so the demand for aluminium alloy sheets is comparatively high. China, in particular, has emerged as the world's fastest-growing major economy, with growth rates averaging 10% over the past three decades. Although it has considerably slowed down in recent years – specifically in the construction sector – the country remains one of the biggest consumers of aluminum alloy sheets.

The booming construction industry, due to rapid industrialization and urbanization in countries like China, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam, is also benefiting the aluminum industry. Rising demand for commercial and residential buildings is increasing demand for durable, lightweight materials; hence, aluminum alloy sheets are a very promising material for these applications. Besides, the growing automotive industry in the Asia Pacific region is also fueling the market. In the production of vehicle bodies, particularly with a need for fuel efficiency and design flexibility, a departure from steel to aluminum is starting to increase the demand for aluminum alloy sheets. For instance, rapidly growing middle-class populations and rising disposable incomes are filling up automobile sales in countries such as China and India, further boosting demand for aluminum alloy sheets.

The aluminium alloy sheets market is segmented and analyzed as follows:

  • By Type
    • Heat-Treatable Alloys (2xxx Series
    • 6xxx Series
    • 7xxx Series)
    • Non-Heat-Treatable Alloys (3xxx Series
    • 4xxx Series
    • 5xxx Series)
    • Other
  • By Application
    • Electrical Application
    • Food Packaging
    • Truck and Marine Frames
    • Aircraft Industry
    • Structural and Automotive Application
    • Architectural Application
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • United Kingdom
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Rest of Europe
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Saudi Arabia
      • United Arab Emirates
      • Rest of Middle East and Africa
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Rest of Asia-Pacific


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base and Forecast Years Timeline

1.8. Key benefits for the stakeholders


2.1. Research Design

2.2. Research Process


3.1. Key Findings

3.2. Analyst View


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.2.1. Threats from Substitutes

4.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. The Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Heat-Treatable Alloys (2xxx Series

5.3. 6xxx Series

5.4. 7xxx Series)

5.5. Non-Heat-Treatable Alloys (3xxx Series

5.6. 4xxx Series

5.7. 5xxx Series)

5.8. Other


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Electrical Application

6.3. Food Packaging

6.4. Truck and Marine Frames

6.5. Aircraft Industry

6.6. Structural and Automotive Application

6.7. Architectural Application


7.1. Global Overview

7.2. North America

7.2.1. United States

7.2.2. Canada

7.2.3. Mexico

7.3. South America

7.3.1. Brazil

7.3.2. Argentina

7.3.3. Rest of South America

7.4. Europe

7.4.1. United Kingdom

7.4.2. Germany

7.4.3. France

7.4.4. Italy

7.4.5. Spain

7.4.6. Rest of Europe

7.5. Middle East and Africa

7.5.1. Saudi Arabia

7.5.2. United Arab Emirates

7.5.3. Rest of Middle East and Africa

7.6. Asia-Pacific

7.6.1. China

7.6.2. India

7.6.3. Japan

7.6.4. South Korea

7.6.5. Taiwan

7.6.6. Thailand

7.6.7. Indonesia

7.6.8. Rest of Asia-Pacific


8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

8.2. Market Share Analysis

8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

8.4. Competitive Dashboard


9.1. Electrical Application

9.2. Alcoa Inc,

9.3. Aluminium Corp. of China Ltd

9.4. Kaiser Aluminium Corporation

9.5. Norsk Hydro ASA

9.6. Dubai Aluminium Co.

9.7. Constellium

9.8. Kobe Steel, Ltd

9.9. Aluminium Bahrain B,S,C,

Electrical Application

Alcoa Inc,

Aluminium Corp. of China Ltd

Kaiser Aluminium Corporation

Norsk Hydro ASA

Dubai Aluminium Co.


Kobe Steel, Ltd

Aluminium Bahrain B,S,C,

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