Published: Feb, 2018

The global market for silicones is expected to witness a steady demand over the forthcoming years. As reported by a recent study published by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the market comprises of a number of international as well as local players. These enterprises are expected to strategize and engage in acquisitions and mergers to achieve a steady footing in the world market. Some of the prominent vendors profiled in the competitive landscape are Sciencesoft USA Corporation, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, INFINITT Healthcare Co, Ltd., Siemens Healthineers and Koninklijke Philips N.V.

According to figures from the report, the global silicone market is predicted to showcase a healthy 5.4% CAGR over the forecast period of 2017 to 2026. By the end of the year 2017, over US$ 4,500 mn worth silicone is evaluated to be used for preparing performance additives/functional ingredients. Over the forecast period, the APEJ region is expected to hold a lion’s share in the silicone market with a 5.8% CAGR.

global silicone marketAPEJ Region to Emerge Leading Segment due to Industrialization

Silicones liquids and emulsions are discovering application in different ventures including pharma, material and security among others owing their remarkable impervious to heat and electromagnetic radiation. Moreover, silicone liquids are plain, simple, and odorless with no known unsafe impacts. Worldwide offers of silicon liquids and emulsions presently summon for 42% income offer of the worldwide market. Toward the end of the forecast duration, more than US$ 8,900 mn worth silicon liquids and emulsions is anticipated to be sold over the globe.

Massive infrastructural progress and sound development of different end-client ventures is influencing positive effect on the locale's silicon to market. As far as revenue is considered, the APEJ is relied upon to lead the worldwide silicone market over the coming years, with a CAGR of 5.8%. Moreover, North America and Europe are additionally anticipated that would show growth opportunities for merchants working on a worldwide level. The tremendous application possibilities of the product is expected to aid its prevalence in among different huge scale ventures existing in these regions.

Demand from Varied industries to Provide Rich Growth Opportunities

The surge in infrastructural activities in developing regions will drive the silicones market growth in the coming days. Silicones are generally favored set up of plastic, as they are more sea friendly and robust. They are additionally considered eco-accommodating as they don't pose risks toward any aquatic or land animals. Silicone is additionally scent free and stain-safe, making it sterile and hypoallergenic. Aside from the driving components, the market is additionally expected to encounter some constrains. Silicones are for the most part utilized as glues, sealants, and coatings in these segments. Also, silicone rubbers are broadly utilized as artist materials to influence exact propagations of being unique to mold. Silicone-based items additionally contribute toward vitality funds and ozone depleting substance outflow diminishment, which expands its ubiquity at last client market. The increasing expense of key raw materials, methyl chloride and silicon metal impedes the market development. The silicones market share, with its surging interest in end-client businesses, saw a high development amid the previous couple of years, and this development drift is assessed to continue over the coming years.

This review is based    TMR’s report titled, “Silicone Market (Form Type - Elastomers, Fluids & Emulsions, Resins, and Gels; End User-Health care, Automotive, Construction, Energy and Electronics, Consumer Care, Performance Additives/Functional Ingredients, and Others) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2026.”Top of Form

Key Takeaways:

  • Rising Manufacturing Industries in Emerging Economies to Propel Regions to Forefront of Market
  • On the basis of form type, the fluids & emulsions segment is will retain its dominant position over 2026.

The market is segmented along the following lines:

Global Silicone Market, by Form

  • Elastomers
  • Fluids and Emulsions
  • Resins
  • Gels

Global PAG Base Oil Market, by End-Use

  • Healthcare
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Energy and Electronics
  • Consumer Care
  • Performance Additives/Functional Ingredients
  • Others

Global Silicone Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Mexico
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • The U.K
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Taiwan
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Africa
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America

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