Steady Demand from the Industrial Processing to Bode Well For the Polydimethylsiloxane Market
Polydimethylsiloxane or PDMS is highly utilized in the industrial processing sector owing to its beneficial physical and chemical properties. Uncomplicated fabrication process, optical transparency, controllable elasticity and quick and reversible adhesion against different commonly used substrates like polystyrene and glass are some of the important properties of PDMS that are highly exploited in industrial processes for applications such as surfactants, hydraulic fluids, anti-foaming agents, and water-repellent coatings among others. Growing demand for surfactants in some of the major core industrial processes is likely to bode well for the polydimethylsiloxane market in the future.
Growing Consumption of Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings in the Construction and Automotive Sectors
A polydimethylsiloxane or silicon-based sealant is stable in the absence of moisture as well as during exposure to moisture, facilitating modifiable modulus of flexible elastomer. Important properties as such and others are highly explored in the manufacturing of adhesives, sealants, and coating formulations that are highly used in the construction sector. The construction industry is consistently flourishing against the backdrop of rapid urbanization and significant investments in the infrastructure developments, especially the commercial sector. That said growing demand for construction industry-specific adhesive sealants and protective coatings is driving the growth of the polydimethylsiloxane market.
Adhesives, sealants, coatings, polish, water repellants and many others that contain polydimethylsiloxane find humongous application in the automotive industry, too. As the industry is progressing at an appreciable rate, demand for automobile-specific surfactants is likely to grow, thereby driving the growth of the polydimethylsiloxane market in the coming decade.
Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry to Report Substantial Demand for Polydimethylsiloxane
The cosmetics and personal care industry is the major consumer of surfactants, anti-foaming agents and other chemicals with properties similar to polydimethylsiloxane. Use of polydimethylsiloxane can be observed in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products such as hair care, skin care and beauty products. In particular, as a thickening or conditioning agent, a silicone-based organic polymer like polydimethylsiloxane is one of the most commonly used ingredients in shampoos. Beauty and skin care products – skin cleanser, perfume, lipstick, toothpaste, creams and lotions contain polydimethylsiloxane. Demand for cosmetics and personal care products is on the rise and is likely to propel the polydimethylsiloxane market in parallel.
Import Tariffs on Raw Materials of Polydimethylsiloxane to Threaten Sustainable Production
Countries across the globe including the United States have imposed tariffs on chlorine and silicon which are basic raw materials of polydimethylsiloxane. North America has recently imposed trade tariffs on the import of goods from China, following which the import of silicon and silicon products from China has declined significantly. In 2016, European Union and the Commerce Department of the U.S. imposed anti-dumping duties on silicon imported from China. Even though these duties have been recently overturned from Australia, Brazil, Norway and Kazakhstan by the U.S., they continue to hold trade tariffs for other countries, significantly impacting the global demand for polydimethylsiloxane and growth of the polydimethylsiloxane market.
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A new report on the polydimethylsiloxane market published by Fact.MR envisages growth trajectory of the market during the forecast period 2018 – 2028. A thorough analysis of the market trends, drivers, challenges and opportunities has derived the most credible outlook of the polydimethylsiloxane market. In-depth assessment of global as well as regional trends of the polydimethylsiloxane market have been taken into consideration while analyzing market opportunities. With respect to revenue anticipation in terms of absolute dollar opportunity, the report delivers a holistic overview of the polydimethylsiloxane market. The market attractive index included in the report provides important insights for manufacturers to assess prodigious opportunities in terms of business expansion possibilities like merger and acquisition. The highlighted value of CAGR enables users to fathom future progress of the polydimethylsiloxane market.
Polydimethylsiloxane or PDMS is highly used as a silicone-based organic polymer across industries. Owing to its unique physio-chemical properties, polydimethylsiloxane plays a vital role in several surfactants that are used in wetting, cleaning, emulsifying, and dispersing formulations in multiple industries staring from the cosmetics, personal care and medical devices to core industrial products such as elastomers and surfactants.
Additional Questions Answered
The report also delivers additional cutting-edge insights apart from the aforementioned information that hold significant influence on the polydimethylsiloxane market. Few of these insights are listed below –
- Which is the rapidly growing region in the polydimethylsiloxane market?
- How will the markets for other alternatives impact the demand for polydimethylsiloxane during forecast?
- What will be the effects of environmental regulations on the polydimethylsiloxane market progress?
- What will be the future business strategies of manufacturers to win over competition amid the challenges of trade tariffs on polydimethylsiloxane raw materials?
- What are the other niche lucrative industry applications in the polydimethylsiloxane market?
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The report further elaborates the market taxonomy based on the different segments and sub-segments of the polydimethylsiloxane market. Based on the type, the report apprehends estimations on elastomers, fluids, resins, gels & others pertaining to the global polydimethylsiloxane market. Further, based on the application type, the report elaborates estimations on polydimethylsiloxane market sub-segments such as industrial process, construction, personal care, electronics, transport, healthcare and others. From the point of view of global geographical aspects, the region-wise analysis of the polydimethylsiloxane market has been discussed for the following regions-
- North America
- Latin America
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Middle East and Africa
The segmentation section also reveals some of the prominent trends in the aforementioned regions, responsible for transforming the polydimethylsiloxane market progress.
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This competition landscape section elaborates on company profiles in terms of relative market presence, product offerings and key strategies undertaken by the key players operating in the polydimethylsiloxane market. Some of the players reported in this study on the global polydimethylsiloxane market include Wacker Chemie AG, DowDuPont Inc., Elkem ASA, Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Gelest Inc., LGC Ltd, Elkay Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., Evonik Industries AG,KCC Corporation., CHT Group, Nusil Technology LLC., Specialty Silicone Products and Shandong Dayi Chemical Co., Ltd, among others.
A robust research methodology has been followed to ascertain the viable market values of the polydimethylsiloxane market. A thorough assessment is backed by a multipronged approach comprising primary and secondary research and triangulation of the derived data. Primary research included study conducted by domain specific analysts and included comprehensive interviews with key stakeholders and panel of industry experts. Secondary research included annual reports of the company, resourceful websites, and credible publications. For market data analysis, 2017 is considered as the base year with market numbers estimated for 2018 and forecast made for the period of 2018 – 2028. The research methodology is carried out against the aftermath of thorough analysis in terms of incremental $ opportunity, global absolute $ opportunity and market attractive index to accurately assess and identify lucrative market opportunities in the polydimethylsiloxane market.
Fact.MR has published a new report titled “Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking- Global Review 2018 to 2028”. The report derives the most credible forecast on the basis of thorough analysis on the target market on the basis of type, application and region for historical data of period 2013 – 2017 and forecast period 2018 – 2028. As per Fact.MR valuation, the PDMS market is expected to witness a steady CAGR of 4.1% during the review. With the intention to provide a better understanding and help stakeholders to make well-informed decisions, the report delivers vital market drivers, restraints and trends that hold significant influence in transforming the growth trajectory of the polydimethylsiloxane market in the coming decade.
By incorporating region-specific trends of North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific excluding Japan, and Japan, the report offers insights that are responsible in shaping the global business associated with the production and consumption of PDMS. To provide a seamless understanding of the market, the report is divided into chapters as discussed below.
Chapter 1 – Executive Summary
The polydimethylsiloxane market commneces with an executive summary that provides market overview and market analysis in terms of market size - value and volume. Individual segments have been assesed with regard to their relative growth rates and are depicted in the form of Fact.MR’s proprietary wheel of fortune.
Chapter 2 – Market Introduction
The ensuing chapter provides the readers with a brief but affluent introduction of the polydimethylsiloxane market as well as market definition. Market taxonomy is also included in this chapter that allows user to apprehend PDMS market segments and sub-segments.
Chapter 3 - Market Viewpoint
The chapter provides macroeconomic factors that are responsible for the growth of the polydimethylsiloxane market. The market dynamics section delivers the drivers, restraints, and trends of the PDMS market. A detailed value chain analysis, study of consumer trends and future opportunities in the polydimethylsiloxane market is also included in this chapter.
Chapter 4 - Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
The chapter provides information regarding market size in terms of in terms of value (US$ Mn) and volume (Metric Tons), market share comparison and Y-o-Y growth comparison are parameters used for the analysis and forecast. Pricing analysis in terms of region-wise price assessment of polydimethylsiloxane and factors impacting the pricing are included in the chapter enabling users to consider price dynamics of the PDMS market.
Chapter 5 - Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast, By Type
The chapter provides the users with the market analysis for different PDMS types available in the market. The market assessment by product type is delivered in terms of historical and current market size, market forecast and market attractive analysis.
Chapter 6 - Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast, By Application
By considering an extensive list of polydimethylsiloxane applications, the chapter delivers market assessment in terms of current market size, market forecast and market attractive index of individual application and their relative market growth.
Chapter 7 - Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast, By Region
In this chapter, the PDMS market is analysed on the basis of individual geographical regions. The list of assessed seven regions includes - North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific excluding Japan, and Japan. For every region, segment-wise market analysis has been performed to derive market performance in terms of historical and current market size, market forecast and market attractive analysis.
Chapter 8 - North America Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
The chapter includes market size and forecast value in the North America region on the basis of the market scenario in the U.S. and Canada. Specifically for North America region, market trends of the individual market segments have been discussed elaborately.
Chapter 9 - Latin America Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
Latin America market analysis and forecast has been elaborately discussed in this chapter. The PDMS market landscape in Latin America has been analyzed for countries such as Brazil, Mexico and rest of Latin America. Market size for the polydimethylsiloxane in terms of value and volume has been analyzed for individual market segments to assess an overall market performance in the Latin America during the forecast.
Chapter 10 – Western Europe Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
The chapter delivers the Western Europe PDMS market size where market growth analysis has been performed for individual countries or assessed group of countries including Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, and rest of Western Europe.
Chapter 11 – Eastern Europe Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
By considering the market analysis in Russia, Poland, and rest of Eastern Europe region, the chapter delivers analysis of market size in terms of value and volume as well as market forecast in Eastern Europe region.
Chapter 12 – APEJ Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
The chapter delivers PDMS market growth in the APEJ region by considering the market analysis in in China, India, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand and rest of APAJ. Market size and forecast for individual segments are also provided to accurately gauge the market performance in the APEJ region.
Chapter 13 – Japan Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
To derive the market size and market forecast in Japan region, in-detailed discussion on market dynamics in the country has been included.
Chapter 14 – MEA Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
The chapter delivers the polydimethylsiloxane market size and forecast values Middle East and Africa region which is derived from the market analysis of in the GCC countries, South Africa and rest of MEA.
Chapter 15 - Competition Landscape
The chapter on the competition landscape provides the readers with a dashboard view of the key producers of PDMS and their in-depth company profiles across business regions. Thorough analysis of individual company market shares, their global market position and business strategies carried out by key players has been discussed to deliver a comprehensive outlook of the global competition of the polydimethylsiloxane market.
Chapter 16 – Research Methodology
A robust research methodology has been followed that included thorough analysis of primary and secondary research and a number of credible sources during the market research study. The chapter also includes exhaustive cross validations to support the derived actionable insights in the polydimethylsiloxane market report.
Chapter 17 - Assumption & Acronyms Used
The final chapter of the report delivers an extensive and sharp-eyed validations of assumptions made in the report and a comprehensive list of the acronyms used in the polydimethylsiloxane market report.
The aforementioned information has been derived from the credible sources such as published financial data, quarterly financial statements, 10-K & 10-Q filings, annual reports, local newspapers, company websites, company press releases, published trade data, and other data sources.
1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Market Analysis
1.3. FMR Analysis and Recommendation
1.4. Wheel of Fortune
2. Market Introduction
2.2. Market Definition
3. Market Viewpoint
3.1. Macro-Economic Factors
3.2. Market Dynamics
3.3. Porters Analysis
3.4. Value Chain
3.5. Forecast Factor Relevance & Impact
4. Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
4.1. Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Forecast
4.2. Pricing Analysis
4.3. Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis
5. Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast, By Type
5.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Type, 2013–2017
5.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Type, 2018–2028
5.3.4. Gels & Others
6. Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast, By Application
6.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Application, 2013–2017
6.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Application, 2018–2028
6.3.1. Industrial Process
6.3.3. Personal Care
6.3.6. Health Care
7. Global Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast, By Region
7.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Region, 2013–2017
7.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Region, 2018–2028
7.3.1. North America
7.3.2. Latin America
7.3.3. Western Europe
7.3.4. Eastern Europe
7.3.7. Middle East & Africa (MEA)
8. North America Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
8.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Market Segment, 2013–2016
8.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Market Segment, 2018–2028
8.3.1. By Country
8.3.2. By Type
8.3.3. By Application
8.4. Intensity Mapping
9. Latin America Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
9.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Market Segment, 2013–2016
9.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Market Segment, 2018–2028
9.3.1. By Country
126.96.36.199. Rest of Latin America
9.3.2. By Type
9.3.3. By Application
9.4. Intensity Mapping
10. Western Europe Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
10.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Market Segment, 2013–2016
10.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Market Segment, 2018–2028
10.3.1. By Country
10.3.1.6. Rest of Western Europe
10.3.2. By Type
10.3.3. By Application
10.4. Intensity Mapping
11. Eastern Europe Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
11.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Market Segment, 2013–2016
11.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Market Segment, 2018–2028
11.3.1. By Country
188.8.131.52. Rest of Europe
11.3.2. By Type
11.3.3. By Application
11.4. Intensity Mapping
12. APEJ Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
12.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Market Segment, 2013–2016
12.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Market Segment, 2018–2028
12.3.1. By Country
184.108.40.206. Rest of APEJ
12.3.2. By Type
12.3.3. By Application
12.4. Intensity Mapping
13. Japan Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
13.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Market Segment, 2013–2016
13.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Market Segment, 2018–2028
13.3.1. By Type
13.3.2. By Application
13.4. Intensity Mapping
14. MEA Polydimethylsiloxane Market Analysis and Forecast
14.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Trend Analysis By Market Segment, 2013–2016
14.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tons) Forecast By Market Segment, 2018–2028
14.3.1. By Country
220.127.116.11. GCC Countries
18.104.22.168. South Africa
22.214.171.124. Rest of MEA
14.3.2. By Type
14.3.3. By Application
14.4. Intensity Mapping
15. Competition Landscape
15.1. Market Structure
15.2. Competition Dashboard
15.3. Company Profiles
15.3.1. Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd
15.3.2. Wacker Chemie AG
15.3.3. DowDuPont Inc
15.3.4. Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
15.3.5. Elkem ASA
15.3.6. Elkay Silicones Pvt. Ltd
15.3.7. CHT Group
15.3.8. Nusil Technology LLC
15.3.9. KCC Corporation
15.3.10. Evonik Industries AG
15.3.11. Gelest Inc.
15.3.12. Specialty Silicone Products Inc.
16. Research Methodology
17. Assumption & Acronyms Used
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