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Heat stabilizer Market - By Type (Organotin Stabilizers, Lead-based Stabilizers, Calcium-based Stabilizers, Barium-based Stabilizers, Zinc-based Stabilizers), By Function, By Form, By Application, By End-use & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6329
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Heat Stabilizer Market Size

Heat Stabilizer Market size was valued at around USD 4.5 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% between 2023 and 2032. The increasing demand for polymer-based products, including plastics and rubbers, in various industries such as automotive, construction, packaging, and electronics, drives the need for heat stabilizers. Heat stabilizers are essential additives to prevent degradation and maintain the performance of these materials at elevated temperatures.

Heat Stabilizer Market

The global construction industry's growth and development create a demand for heat-stabilized materials for applications such as pipes, cables, profiles, and sheets. Heat stabilizers help enhance the heat resistance and durability of these materials, making them suitable for outdoor and high-temperature environments.

The heat stabilizer market operates under strict regulatory frameworks, with regulations varying from region to region. Manufacturers must stay up-to-date with evolving regulations and ensure that their products comply with environmental and safety standards. The cost of raw materials used in heat stabilizers, such as metals and chemicals, can be subject to price fluctuations, impacting production costs and profit margins. Some heat stabilizers, particularly those based on heavy metals like lead and cadmium, have raised environmental concerns due to their potential for leaching and harm to ecosystems. Thus, the high-end pricing and risks associated with Heat stabilizer may drive down the acceptance rate, further hampering the business growth.

COVID-19 Impact

Many manufacturing facilities involved in the production of heat stabilizers experienced slowdowns or temporary shutdowns due to labor shortages, social distancing measures, and reduced demand. This affected the availability of heat stabilizer products in the market. The pandemic led to changes in consumer behavior and industrial demand. Some industries that heavily rely on heat stabilizers, such as automotive and construction, experienced reduced demand due to lockdowns and economic uncertainty. Thus, the reduced number of COVID-19 cases and implementation of subsequent strategies by government and non-government organizations is anticipated to drive the Heat stabilizer industry growth in the upcoming years.

Heat Stabilizer Market Trends

There was a growing demand for eco-friendly heat stabilizers that are free from heavy metals and other harmful substances. Manufacturers and consumers alike showed increased interest in sustainable and environmentally responsible heat stabilizer alternatives. With advancements in polymer technology and the need for materials to withstand more demanding applications, there was a rising trend towards high-performance heat stabilizers that offer superior thermal stability and durability. Different industries and applications have specific requirements for heat stabilizers. Thus, the growing prevalence is expected to expedite the Heat stabilizer industry expansion.

Heat Stabilizer Market Analysis

Heat Stabilizers Market Size, By Type,

Based on type, the heat stabilizer market is segmented as organotin stabilizers, lead-based stabilizers, calcium-based stabilizers, barium-based stabilizers, zinc-based stabilizers, others. Organotin stabilizer held a majority market value of USD 0.8 billion in 2022. Organotin heat stabilizers are widely used in the production of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) and certain PVC applications. The demand for these stabilizers is tied to the growth of these specific polymer systems in industries like pipes and fittings. Organotin stabilizers are known for their excellent impact resistance, making them suitable for applications that require enhanced toughness and durability. Moreover, an increasing usage will further accelerate the segmental growth.

Heat Stabilizer Market Revenue Share, By Function

Based on function, the heat stabilizer market is segmented as Thermal Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Lubricating Stabilizers, Others. Thermal stabilizers held a dominant market share of around 40% in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace through 2032. Heat stabilizers offering superior thermal stability and aging resistance are sought after for applications in industries where materials are exposed to elevated temperatures, such as automotive under-the-hood parts and electrical components.

 Based on form the market is segmented as liquid, powder, flakes, others. Liquid held a dominant market share in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at 3.8% CAGR through 2032. Liquid heat stabilizers offer ease of application and homogenous mixing with polymer resins during processing, making them preferred in certain manufacturing processes. Thus, the high-quality services and growing usage of Heat stabilizer are anticipated to expedite the business growth.

Based on application, the heat stabilizer market is segmented as PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) Stabilizers, Polyolefins Stabilizers, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) Stabilizers, Polystyrene (PS) Stabilizers, Engineering Plastics Stabilizers, Others. PVC held the dominant market in 2022 and is anticipated to grow through the years. The demand for PVC stabilizers is closely linked to the overall growth of the PVC market. PVC is widely used in various industries, including construction, automotive, electrical, and packaging, driving the need for stabilizers to ensure the material's performance and longevity.

Based on application, the heat stabilizer market is segmented as building & construction, automotive, packaging, electrical & electronics, healthcare, consumer goods, agriculture, others. Building & construction held the dominant market in 2022 and is anticipated to grow through the years. The construction industry extensively uses PVC materials for pipes, profiles, windows, and other building applications, driving the need for PVC stabilizers to ensure the durability and stability of these products.

 U.S. Heat Stabilizer Market Size,

U.S. dominated the North American region with majority market share and a revenue of USD 1 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at a significant pace from 2023-2032. The construction industry in North America utilizes polymer-based materials, including PVC, for various building applications such as pipes, profiles, windows, and roofing. Heat stabilizers are essential to ensure the durability and longevity of these materials, particularly in outdoor and high-temperature environments.

Heat Stabilizer Market Share

Some of the major players operating in the Heat stabilizer market are

  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Arkema S.A. (France)
  • Adeka Corporation (Japan)
  • Baerlocher GmbH (Germany)
  • Clariant AG (Switzerland)
  • eagens S.p.A. (Italy)
  • SONGWON (South Korea)
  • PMC Group (United States)
  • Galata Chemicals (United States)
  • Valtris Specialty Chemicals (United States)
  • Baerlocher USA (United States)
  • Brüggemann Chemical (Germany)
  • Sun Ace Kakoh (Pte.) Ltd. (Singapore)

These players focus on strategic partnerships, new product launch & commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, these players are heavily investing in research that allows them to introduce innovative products and garner maximum revenue in the market.

Heat stabilizer Industry News:

  • In January 2021, according to a BASF announcement, prices for plastic additives such as PVC heat stabilizers, pigments, processing aids, lubricants, UV stabilizers, and antioxidants would increase by up to 10% starting immediately.

Heat stabilizer market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million & Units from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Type

  • Organotin Stabilizers
  • Lead-based Stabilizers
  • Calcium-based Stabilizers
  • Barium-based Stabilizers
  • Zinc-based Stabilizers

By Function

  • Thermal Stabilizers
  • Light Stabilizers
  • Lubricating Stabilizers

By Form

  • Liquid
  • Powder
  • Flakes
  • Others

By Application

  • PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) Stabilizers
  • Polyolefins Stabilizers
  • ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) Stabilizers
  • Polystyrene (PS) Stabilizers
  • Engineering Plastics Stabilizers
  • Others

By End-use

  • Building & Construction
  • Automotive
  • Packaging
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Healthcare
  • Consumer Goods
  • Agriculture
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Heat stabilizer market value was around USD 4.5 billion in 2022 and will reach USD 6.9 billion by 2032.

Heat stabilizers market share from the organotin stabilizer segment was valued at USD 0.8 billion in 2022 owing to wider usage of organotin heat stabilizers in the production of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) and certain PVC applications.

U.S. heat stabilizers market revenue was around USD 1 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at a significant pace from 2023 to 2032 attributed to growth of the construction industry in the region.

BASF SE (Germany), Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. (South Korea), Arkema S.A. (France)m, Adeka Corporation (Japan), ADEKA POLYMER ADDITIVES Europe GmbH (Germany), Galata Chemicals (United States), Valtris Specialty Chemicals (United States), Baerlocher USA (United States), Brüggemann Chemical (Germany), Sun Ace Kakoh (Pte.) Ltd. (Singapore) among others.

Heat stabilizer Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 301
  • Countries covered: 22
  • Pages: 180
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