Silicones

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  • The Freedonia Group
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Silicones

Growth in the US silicones market will total 4.5% annually through 2020 in value terms. Advances will be driven by increasing penetration and strong fundamentals in markets such as construction and medical products. Rising fuel economy standards will also boost demand in motor vehicles.

This report segments the silicones industry by product type, market, and application. Data is provided in million pounds and million dollars.

Silicones products include:

Fluids

Elastomers

Resins

Gels

Other

Fluids will remain the largest of these through 2020. Fastest growth will be for silicone resins, driven by demand in building activity in the construction market.

Major silicone markets include:

Industrial

Consumer

Construction

Medical

The industrial market was the leading outlet in 2015. The most rapid gains through 2020 are forecast for the medical market, fueled by innovations in medical technology and demographic trends.

Among the key applications for silicones are:

Vehicles & Binders

Elastomeric Components

Surfactants

Lubricants & Greases

Defoamers

Emollients

Vehicles and binders was the largest in 2015. Going forward, vehicles and binders will also see the strongest advances, benefiting from continued strength in the construction market.

The US silicones industry ranges from small, privately held firms to divisions of large, multinational conglomerates. Despite being one of the more heavily concentrated industries in the chemicals sector, a number of notable acquisitions and divestitures in recent years have taken place. Leading suppliers include Bluestar Silicones, Dow Corning, Evonik, Gelest, Momentive Performance Materials, Rogers, Saint Gobain, Shin-Etsu, and Wacker Chemie.
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INTRODUCTION
I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT
General
Macroeconomic Overview
Consumer Spending
Demographic Trends
Manufacturing Outlook
Historical Market Trends
Technology
Environmental & Regulatory Trends
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Environmental Protection Agency
Food and Drug Administration
Pricing Trends
Foreign Trade
International Activity
III. PRODUCTS
General
Fluids
Applications
Markets
Elastomers
Applications
Markets
Resins
Applications
Markets
Gels
Other Silicone Products
IV. MARKETS
General
Industrial
Motor Vehicles
Industry Outlook
Silicone Demand
Electronics
Industry Outlook
Silicone Demand
Machinery
Industry Outlook
Silicone Demand
Aerospace & Other Transportation
Industry Outlook
Silicone Demand
Other Industrial
Electric Utilities
Plastics Processing
Pulp & Paper
Textile Products
Oil & Gas
All Other
Consumer
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Industry Outlook
Silicone Demand
Motor Vehicle Polishes
Other Consumer
Construction
Industry Outlook
Silicone Demand
Medical
Industry Outlook
Silicone Demand
Elastomeric Components
Adhesives
Implants
Other
V. APPLICATIONS
General
Vehicles & Binders
Adhesives, Sealants, & Caulks
Paints & Coatings
Other
Elastomeric Components
Surfactants
Lubricants & Greases
Defoamers
Emollients
Conditioning Agents
Polishes
Other Applications
VI. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
General
Market Share
Competitive Strategies
Mergers & Acquisitions
Marketing Strategies
Channels of Distribution
Technology & Manufacturing
Research & Development
Company Profiles
Allergan plc
Amber Chemical, see ICM Products
Arkema SA
Arlon, see Rogers
Ashland Incorporated
BASF SE
Bellofram Silicones, see Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies
Bentec Medical Incorporated
Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
Bluestar Silicones USA, see China National Bluestar Group
Bostik, see Arkema
Carboline, see RPM International
Chase Corporation
Chemtron International, see RPM International
China National Bluestar Group Company Limited
Clariant International Limited
CRI-SIL Silicone Technologies LLC
CSL Silicones Incorporated
DAP Products, see RPM International
Dongyue Group Limited
Dow Chemical Company
Dow Corning Corporation
Emerald Performance Materials LLC
Evonik Industries AG
Gelest Incorporated
Handy & Harman Limited
Henkel AG & Company KGaA
ICM Products Incorporated
Johnson & Johnson
Kaneka Corporation
KCC Corporation
Kemira Oyj
Lubrizol, see Berkshire Hathaway
Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies
Meguiar’s, see 3M
Mentor Worldwide, see Johnson & Johnson
Milliken & Company
Momentive Performance Materials Incorporated
NuSil Technology LLC
Quantum Silicones, see ICM Products
Rogers Corporation
RPM International Incorporated
Saint-Gobain
Sherwin-Williams Company
Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Limited
Sientra Incorporated
Silchem Incorporated
Siovation, see ICM Products
SiVance, see Milliken & Company
Specialty Silicone Products Incorporated
3M Company
Total SA
Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing, see RPM International
Vesta, see Berkshire Hathaway
Wacker Chemie AG
Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial Group Company Limited
LIST OF TABLES
SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Summary Table
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Macroeconomic Indicators
2 Personal Consumption Expenditures
3 Population & Households
4 Manufacturers’ Shipments
5 Silicone Demand, 2005-2015
6 Silicone Pricing
7 Silicone Supply & Demand
SECTION III -- PRODUCTS
1 Silicone Demand by Product
2 Silicone Fluid Demand
3 Silicone Fluid Demand by Application
4 Silicone Fluid Demand by Market
5 Silicone Elastomer Demand
6 Silicone Elastomer Demand by Application
7 Silicone Elastomer Demand by Market
8 Silicone Resin Demand
9 Silicone Resin Demand by Application
10 Silicone Resin Demand by Market
11 Silicone Gel Demand
12 Other Silicone Product Demand by Type & Market
SECTION IV -- MARKETS
1 Silicone Demand by Market
2 Industrial Market for Silicones
3 Motor Vehicle Indicators
4 Motor Vehicle Market for Silicones by Application
5 Electronic & Computer Product Shipments
6 Electronics Market for Silicones by Application
7 Machinery Shipments
8 Machinery Market for Silicones by Application
9 Aerospace & Other Transportation Equipment Shipments
10 Aerospace & Other Transportation Equipment Market for Silicones by Application
11 Other Industrial Markets for Silicones
12 Consumer Market for Silicones
13 Cosmetic & Toiletry Supply & Demand
14 Cosmetic & Toiletry Market for Silicones by Application
15 Motor Vehicle Polish Market for Silicones
16 Other Consumer Markets for Silicones
17 Construction Expenditures
18 Construction Market for Silicones
19 Medical Equipment & Supply Shipments
20 Medical Product Market for Silicones
SECTION V -- APPLICATIONS
1 Silicone Demand by Application
2 Silicone Vehicle & Binder Demand by Application
3 Silicone Elastomeric Component Demand by Application
4 Silicone Surfactant Demand by Market
5 Silicone Lubricant & Grease Demand by Application
6 Silicone Defoamer Demand by Market
7 Silicone Emollient Demand
8 Silicone Conditioning Agent Demand
9 Silicone Polish Demand by Market
10 Silicone Demand in Other Applications
SECTION VI -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 Silicone Sales by Company, 2015
2 Selected Cooperative Agreements
3 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
LIST OF CHARTS
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Silicone Market, 2005-2015
2 Silicone Manufacturing Process Flow Chart
3 Silicone Exports by Destination, 2015
4 Silicone Imports by Source, 2015
5 World Silicone Demand, 2015
SECTION III -- PRODUCTS
1 Silicone Demand by Product, 2015
2 Silicone Fluid Demand by Market, 2015
3 Silicone Elastomer Demand by Market, 2015
4 Silicone Resin Demand, 2015
SECTION IV -- MARKETS
1 Silicone Demand by Market, 2005-2025
2 Industrial Markets for Silicones, 2015
3 Consumer Markets for Silicones, 2015
SECTION V -- APPLICATIONS
1 Silicone Demand by Application, 2015
SECTION VI -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 US Silicone Market Share, 2015
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