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North America Specialty Solvents Market is Projected to be Valued at US$ 51.2 Bn by 2022, Impelled by Increasing Applications of Solvents Across Various Manufacturing Sectors in the Region

According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled “North America Market Study on Speciality Solvents: Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Segment to Exhibit above Average Growth during the Forecast Period 2016 - 2022,” the North America specialty solvents market was valued at US$ 37.8 Bn in 2015 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2016 to 2022, to reach a market value of US$ 51.2 Bn by 2022.


Currently, the North America specialty solvents market is mainly driven by factors such as growing overall chemical industry output and consumption of these chemicals across various industries, increasing demand from the pharmaceuticals industry, and surge in overall industrial output. However, factors such as distribution channel and supply chain infringement and decreasing profit margins as a result of increasing market competition are some of the major challenges expected to be faced by market players in North America specialty solvents market during the forecast period.


The North America specialty solvents market is segmented on the basis of country, end-use, and product type. On the basis of country, the North America specialty solvents market is segmented into the U.S. and Canada.  The U.S. market for specialty solvents is expected to be the largest contributor to the overall North America market in terms of value share, followed by Canada, by 2015 end. The U.S. market is also expected to be the fastest growing market over the forecast period (2016-2022). Growth of the U.S. specialty solvents market is primarily attributed to the growth of end-user industries such as building and construction, pharmaceutical and personal care, food & beverages, etc.


On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into ten major segments, namely, alcohol, aliphatic hydrocarbon, amine, aromatic hydrocarbon, chelating agents, chlorinated solvents, ester, ether, fatty chemicals, and ketone. In terms of value, the ether segment is expected to emerge as the fastest growing segment in the North America specialty solvents market, reaching a market value of around US$ 4.3 Bn by 2022 end, expanding at a CAGR of 6.0% over the forecast period.


On the basis of end-use, the market is segmented into plastic & rubber, electronics & IT, food & beverages, pharmaceuticals & personal care, building & construction, automotive, agriculture, mining, oil & gas, household, industrial & institutional (HI & I) and others. The electronics & IT segment is expected to emerge as the fastest growing segment, by end-use, in the North America specialty solvents market over the forecast period.


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Key players included in this study on the North America specialty solvents market include BASF SE, Bayer Group, Akzonobel N.V., The Dow Chemical Company, LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company, Mitsui Chemicals, Braskem SA, PPG Industries, and Eastman Chemical Company. 


The North America specialty solvents market is segmented as follows:


By Product type

  • Alcohol
    • 2-Ethyl Hexanol
    • Butanol
    • Ethanol
    • Isobutanol
    • Isopropanol
    • Methanol
    • Propanol
    • Propylene Glycol
  • Aliphatic Hydrocarbon
  • Amine
    • Fatty Amines
      • Primary
      • Secondary
      • Tertiary
    • Primary
      • Aniline
      • Monoethanolamine
      • Monomethylamine
    • Secondary
      • Diethanolamine
      • Dimethylamine
      • Diphenylamine
      • Methylethanolamine
    • Tertiary
      • Triphenylamine
      • Methyl diethanolamine
      • Triethanolamine
      • Trimethylamine
  • Aromatic Hydrocarbon
    • Toluene
    • Xylene
  • Chelating Agents
    • Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA)
    • Ethylenedinitrilotetraacetic acid (EDTA)
    • N,N-bis(carboxymethyl)glycine (NTA)
  • Chlorinated Solvents
    • Carbon tetrachloride
    • Chloroform
    • Dichloromethane
    • Ethylene Chloride (Dichloro ethane)
    • Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene)
  • Ester
    • Acetyl Acetate (Acetic Anhydride)
    • Butyl Ester (Butyl acetate)
    • Glycerol Ester
    • Methyl/Ethyl Esters (Ethyl Acetate)
    • Polyethylene & Polypropylene Glycol (PEG & PPG) Esters
  • Ether
    • Diethyl Ether
    • Tetrahydrofuran
    • Anisole
    • Dimethyl Ether
    • Glycol Ether
    • Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)
  • Fatty Chemicals
    • Glycerine
    • Tall Oil Fatty Acids
  • Ketone
    • Acetone
    • Methyl Ethyl Ketone
    • Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
    • Methyl Isopropyl Ketone 


By End-use

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Building & Construction
  • Electronics & IT
  • Food & Beverages
  • Household, Industrial and Institutional (HI & I)
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care
  • Plastic & Rubber
  • Others


By Country

  • U.S.
  • Canada

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