Get In Touch

Polycarboxylate ethers (PCEs) are defined as polymers whose cellular structure is similar to the shape of a comb. They are made of methoxy-polyethylene glycol copolymer, a side chain which is implanted with a main chain called methacrylic acid copolymer. PCEs backbone are negatively charged allowing the adsorption on positively charged colloidal particles. This property of polycarboxylate ether helps achieve various advantages over conventional flow agents. Additionally, the PCE technology also allows target-oriented combination of different polymer structures. Polycarboxylate ethers has a very high propensity of water reduction, and it is also a very clear colored liquid. Hence, it is largely used as a pumping agent.

Polycarboxylate ether, is fundamentally a high range water reducer, polymerized by various types of organic polymers. It is a new generation admixture of concrete, which is eco-friendly and consists of a copolymer of carboxylic acid.

Rising construction activities coupled with infrastructure development is propelling the demand for polycarboxylate ethers. According to PwC, the global construction industry is estimated to expand by more than 6% in the next five years due to the rising demand for infrastructure. Growing emphasis on sustainable and stronger construction materials is also projected to boost the PCEs market, as it possesses high water reducing properties. The global concrete market is projected to register a significant growth of over 8% by 2020. Polycarboxylate ether, a major ingredient used in the manufacturing of concrete, is thereby projected to witness high demand from concrete industry. Easy availability and usage of the construction elements is accelerating its demand in the cement industry, which in turn is boosting the polycarboxylate ethers (PCEs) market. However, adverse health effects to humans is likely to hamper the market.

Based on application, the market can be segmented into concrete, soap, and medicine. Extensive usage of soap for health and hygiene has driven the polycarboxylate ethers market. PCE has emerged as a major additive in soap that creates bubbles and repel without coalesce. Rising demand for soaps and hand washes for health and hygiene is estimated to boost demand for PCE during the forecast period. Rise in residential construction activities is anticipated to drive the need for cement and concrete. This, in turn, is expected to boost the polycarboxylate ethers market. The market is further segmented into grades; which includes 30%-40%, 40%-50%, 50%-60%, 98%, and 99%.

In terms of geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific is anticipated to lead the global polycarboxylate ethers market, led by China and India. Increasing population fuels the need for commercial and residential infrastructure. PCE is used in construction material to provide longevity to buildings. Rising population in these countries is likely to positively impact growth for PCE in the region. Furthermore, the U.S. is also projected to be a major consumer of polycarboxylate ethers during the forecast period due to the increase in construction activities and rising trend of sustainable buildings in the country. The usage of ethers in construction materials is projected to be over 30% in the U.S. in the projected years, providing immense growth and expansion opportunities for polycarboxylate ethers manufacturers. In terms of production, Germany is estimated to be a prominent manufacturer of polycarboxylate ether, as the country witnesses the presence of major chemical manufacturers.

Key players operating in the polycarboxylate ether market include Sika, Ruia Chemicals, Arkema, Rossari Biotech, Kashyap Industries, Choksey Pvt Ltd., Sakshi Chem Sciences Private Ltd. and Coatex.

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

3. Actionable Results

The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:

1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?

8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?

9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

Custom Market Research Services

TMR offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.


Polycarboxylate Ethers Pces Market

Pre Book