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Silicones Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

  • ID: 4535028
  • Report
  • April 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 86 pages
  • IMARC Group
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Silicones, also known as polysiloxanes, are polymeric synthetic materials which are formulated from inorganic-organic monomers. They are bonded through hydrogen and carbon atoms and are usually rubber-like and heat resistant. Silicones are increasingly being used in various applications due to their ideal properties such as resistance to ozone and UV light, low chemical reactivity, non-stickiness, light weight, high permeability for gases, thermal stability, etc. According to this research’s latest report, titled “Silicones Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, the global silicones market reached a volume of around 2.05 Million Metric Tons in 2017.

Due to its properties like excellent waterproofing and good moisture resistance, the applications of the silicones in the constuction industry are rising. This represents the major contributor toward the market growth. Further, silicones’ wide array of commercial applications, ranging from lubricating greases to electrical-wire insulation and biomedical implants such as breast implants, majorly drive the silicones market. Moreover, silicones help in improving the energy-efficiency in renewable energy technologies such as wind turbines and solar panels. This is projected to expand their applications in the coming years. Looking forward, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.15% during 2018-2023, reaching a volume of 3 Million Metric Tons by 2023.

The report has segmented the market on the basis of type into elastomers, fluids, gels and resins. Among these, elastomers are the most popular product type. Based on application, the market is segregated into industrial processes, construction materials, home and personal care, transportation and energy. Currently, industrial processes represent the largest application segment. On a regional-basis, the report covers Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America and Middle East and Africa, wherein Asia Pacific accounts for the majority of the global market share. The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Dow, Wacker, ShinEtsu, Momentive and Elkem.

This report provides a deep insight into the global silicones market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the silicones industry in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:
  • How has the global silicones market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regions in the global silicones market?
  • What are the key application segments in the global silicones market?
  • Which are the popular product types in the global silicones market?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the global silicones market?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global silicones market?
  • What is the structure of the global silicones market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the global silicones market?
  • How are silicones manufactured?
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1 Preface

2. Scope and Methodology
2.1Objectives of the Study
2.3Data Sources
2.3.1Primary Sources
2.3.2Secondary Sources
2.4Market Estimation
2.4.1Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2Top-Down Approach
2.5Forecasting Methodology

3. Executive Summary

4. Introduction
4.3Key Industry Trends

5. Global Silicones Market
5.1Market Overview
5.2Market Performance
5.2.1Volume Trends
5.2.2Value Trends
5.3Market Breakup by Type
5.4Market Breakup by End Use
5.5Market Breakup by Region
5.6Market Forecast
5.7SWOT Analysis
5.8Value Chain Analysis
5.8.2Research and Development
5.8.3Raw Material Procurement
5.9Porters Five Forces Analysis
5.9.2Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.9.3Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.9.4Degree of Competition
5.9.5Threat of New Entrants
5.9.6Threat of Substitutes
5.10Price Analysis
5.10.1Price Trends
5.10.2Price Indicators
5.10.3Margins Analysis

6. Market Breakup by Type

7. Market Breakup by Application
7.1Industrial Processes
7.2Construction Materials
7.3Home and Personal Care

8. Market Breakup by Region
8.1North America
8.3Asia Pacific
8.4Latin America
8.5Middle East and Africa

9. Feedstock Analysis
9.1Supply and Demand of Key Feedstock
9.1.1Global Silicon Metal Market Performance Trend Forecast Breakup by Region Breakup by End Use Suppliers

10. Silicones Manufacturing Process
10.1Product Overview
10.2Raw Material Requirements
10.3Manufacturing Process
10.4Key Success and Risk Factors

11. Competitive Landscape
11.1Market Structure
11.2Key Players
11.3Profiles of Key Players
11.3.1Dow Overview Portfolio
11.3.2Wacker Overview Portfolio Analysis
11.3.3ShinEtsu Overview Portfolio Analysis
11.3.4Momentive Overview Portfolio Analysis
11.3.5Elkem Overview Portfolio
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