DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Silicone Market - Segmented by Application, End-User Industry, and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.
Silicone is a high-performance material that can take a variety of physical forms, including solids, liquids, semi-viscous pastes, greases and oils. The silicone family includes siloxanes and silanes and they are used in a vast range of applications in numerous industries. Increasing demand for silicones from various end-user industries, such as construction, automotive, electronics, beauty & personal care, and pharmaceutical industries are driving the market for silicone, globally. However, the market faces certain drawbacks due to the adverse health impact of silicones, and the rising cost of raw materials, such as silicon metal and methyl chloride, which may act as a roadblock to the growth of the market.
In the report, the global silicone market is segmented by product form, application, and end-user industry. By end-user industry, construction dominates for silicones. In the construction industry, silicones are used in structural glazing & weatherproofing, while contributing to energy efficiency of the buildings. They also help to improve in-shop productivity and reduce material waste, and extending building life and reducing lifecycle costs. All these factors have hugely contributed to the growing market for silicone, globally, through 2022.
The market has also been geographically segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America and the Middle East & Africa. In 2016, Asia-Pacific was the leading consumer of silicone. The growing market in China is one of the prominent reasons for the Asia-Pacific silicone market, through the years.
- Increasing Use in the Construction Industry
- Growing Use in Electronics Industry
- Rising Demand From the Beauty and Personal Care Industry
- 3M Co.
- Arkema SA.
- Ashland Inc.
- BASF SE
- Bluestar Silicones
- Chase Corporation
- Dow Corning Corporation
- Emerald Performance Materials LLC
- Evonik Industries AG
- Gelest Inc.
- Kaneka Corporation
Key Topics Covered:
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
4. Market Dynamics
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth and Forecast)
7. Future of the Market
8. Competitive Landscape
9. Company Profiles
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