Silicone Additives Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Development Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

Report ID: GMI4025

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Silicone Additives Market size is set to experience steady growth in the projected timeframe owing to applications in paints and coating industry as it imparts mar resistance, foam control and improved slip properties. Downstream application of the product includes plastics, home care healthcare, cosmetics, personal care composites, beverages and food industries.

Silicone additives market size is anticipated to witness gains owing to its vast availability and versatility for rearranging and combining sold & liquid to attain any desired form which are in the form of flakes, grease, powder, pellet, gel, emulsion, elastomers and rubber. The product acts as processing aids owing to its unique properties of pliability, flexibility and long term elasticity. Resistance to aging, water resistance and chemical innerness contribute to product stability and durability under extreme temperatures and chemical oxidation reactions. it also contributes towards water repellency, low coefficient of friction, adhesion and dielectric properties. These factors would stimulate the market in forecast timeline.

Silicone additives market may show strong gains owing to its extensive application in processing plastic materials processing. The product addition enhances productivity by increasing throughput and reducing energy costs along with reinforcing mechanical properties by incorporating improve filling properties of the mold and increasing polymer cross linking. This in turn extends the physical properties by imparting impact resistance, light diffusion, and flame retardant properties, thus stimulating industry size.

Paint & coating industry is anticipated to drive silicone additives market in the projected timeline owing to its feature of enhancing optical properties and protecting paint quality. The product also used in substrate wetting, surface slip, optimal flow, adhesion and defoaming along with prevention of forming craters. Growing application of paint and coating in protective, aerospace, construction, transportation, automotive, marine, packaging, wood coatings, rail coatings, and general industries would drive the paint and coatings market. Paints and coatings market size is projected to surpass USD 200 billion by 2025, thus driving market.

Silicone additives market would gain significantly for its growing application in personal care industry. The product owing to its low viscosity and volatile nature acts as a cosmetic solvent and also used as wetting agents, foam stabilizers and emulsifying agents. Skincare application of the product helps in improving smoothness and makes the products non oily. Silicone additives impart deodorants velvety feel, allowing them to dry quickly, and keep water-resistant sunscreens on skin, during getting wet by sweat. These products have application in manufacturing of foundations owing to its anti-aging properties. Rising sales of skincare products owing to influence of e-commerce will promote market size by 2025.

The product is used in cosmetic industry in order to increase shelf life of eyeshadows, blushes, lipsticks, foundation, and liquid and pencil eyeliners, thereby driving silicone additives market size. It also finds application in haircare product including shampoos and conditioners owing to its significant contribution in repairing signs of damage, return water resistance to damaged areas, fill in cracks, crevices in hair’s surfaces and prevent new damage from occurring. Hair care market size is poised to surpass USD 115 billion by 2024 which is anticipated to drive market size.

High raw material cost, complex manufacturing process and technical difficulties pertaining to migration arising from high temperatures could hamper market growth, thereby affecting industry profitability.

North America led by Mexico, Canada and the U.S. silicone additives market size is projected to grow steadily in the forecasted timeframe. Growing skin care market owing to growing concerns towards ageing would boost product demand. The U.S. skin care market is poised to surpass USD 20 million in 2022 which may have a positive impact on products demand. Advance product application in plastics and composites for aerospace and automotive market would be drive regional silicone additives size by 2025.

Europe led by Spain, UK, France and Germany market is anticipated to grow owing to its application in personal care sector. Application in hair care products is anticipated to drive industry demand by 2025.

Asia Pacific led by Japan, India and China silicone additives market is set to experience significant growth owing to growing paints and coatings industry. Rising construction activities in the region will drive paint and coatings demand for interior and exterior application.

Global silicone additives market is slightly consolidated. Major players in the industry includes Dow Corning, Siltech, Momentive Performance Materials, Shin-Etsu, lkem, KCC Corporation, BYK Additives, Wacker Chemie, BRB International and Evonik. Manufacturer are focusing on new product launches through research and development in order to strengthen their market reach.

 Silicone Additives Market, By Product, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Dimethicone
  • Trimethylsiloxysilicate
  • Polymethylsilsesquioxane
  • Cyclomethicone
  • Organofunctional Alkoxysilanes
  • Polymethyl Alkylsiloxanes
  • Polydimethyl Alkylsiloxanes

Silicone Additives Market, By Application, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Water Resistant
  • Stabilizing Agent
  • Heat Resistant
  • Flame Retardant
  • Cross Linking Agent
  • Others

Silicone Additives Market, By End-Use, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Cosmetics
  • Personal Care
    • Hair Care
    • Skin Care
  • Paint and Coating
  • Others

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

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

Company Profiles:

  • Dow Corning
  • Siltech
  • Momentive Performance Materials
  • Shin-Etsu
  • Lkem
  • KCC Corporation
  • BYK Additives
  • Wacker Chemie
  • BRB International
  • Evonik Sunoco Chemicals


What Information does this report contain?

Historical data coverage: 2016 to 2020; Growth Projections: 2021 to 2027.
Expert analysis: industry, governing, innovation and technological trends; factors impacting development; drawbacks, SWOT.
6-7 year performance forecasts: major segments covering applications, top products and geographies.
Competitive landscape reporting: market leaders and important players, competencies and capacities of these companies in terms of production as well as sustainability and prospects.

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