What is Happening With the Silicone Sealant Market in 2022?

What supply chain challenges and other factors are affecting silicone metal roof sealants?


Silicone is the base ingredient for Novagard’s NovaFlex® metal roof sealant, a high quality, durable, and very popular product in the industry. On today’s Q&A Mondays episode, Thad Barnette is joined by Sarah Nash, Novagard’s Chief Executive Officer, and Ryan Thome who operates the Sheffield Metals line of accessories. They discuss the growing computer chip and electronics demand for silicone, global supply chain issues, geopolitical factors, and labor challenges that are facing the silicone sealant industry. Watch to learn what your business can do to ensure you get the products you need, and what the 2022 outlook is for this important metal roofing accessory.

Topics covered:

  • What’s the current state of the sealant industry? – 1:58
  • How is the construction industry affected by the sealant shortage? – 5:34
  • What should customers consider when ordering product? – 6:36
  • What’s the future outlook for the sealant market in the coming months? – 12:25

Watch the 2022 PVDF market update video here.