Global Fumed Silica Market, by Type (Hydrophilic, Hydrophobic), by End-Use Industry (Adhesive & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Personal Care,Grease & Lubricants, Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Food & Beverages), by Region (North America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Rest of the World) – Market Size & Forecasting (2016-2028)

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The Fumed Silica Market is projected to register high demand during the forecast period with increasing demand from major end-use industries such as pharmaceutical, industrial, adhesive & sealants, paints & coatings, personal care, grease & lubricants, and food & beverages during the forecast period. 

Fumed silica is a form of specialty silica that is produced during the hydrolysis of silicon tetrachloride with water. It consists of amorphous droplets of silica and is produced in the flame during the hydrolysis process. These are very small particles and their properties include high surface area and low bulk density that allows it to have efficient and strong thickening effects.

Segment Analysis:

Based on the segment, the market is widely used in paint and coating industries. Some of the other industries that have growing demands for fumed silica are food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, personal care, among others.

Growth in the demand for fumed silica across various end-use industries is the key factor for the growth of the global fumed silica market. The increase in the construction and repair activities across developing regions has also boosted the growth of the market. Growing awareness and ease of availability has also led to the growth of the global fumed silica market.

Some of the key Impact Factors:

  • The growth of construction and repair activities
  • Growth in demand across various end-use industries

Regional Analysis:

The fumed silica market by region has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe are major regions for the fumed silica market owing to diversified demand from end-use industries and competitive scenarios. Some of the major end-use industries in these regions include pharmaceutical, industrial, adhesive & sealants, paints & coatings, personal care, grease & lubricants, and food & beverages. These markets have been dynamic in terms of new product developments and related activities. Hence, some of the emerging sub-segments in this market promise high potential in this region. Major countries for the fumed silica market in these regions include the US, Germany, France, UK, Canada, Italy, and so on. Recent economic slowdowns, trade implications and environmental concerns are some of the key impact factors influencing the market dynamics in these regions.

Developing regions including Asia Pacific, South America, and Africa have witnessed key developments in terms of organic and inorganic growth strategies. Global companies have made strategic investments in these regions with favorable production conditions and high demand from end-use industries. China, India, Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, Japan, and others have been some of the key economies in the region. Pharmaceutical, industrial, adhesive & sealants, paints & coatings, personal care, grease & lubricants, and food & beverages are some of the major industries in the region with strong potential for fumed silica market. Middle East promises a strong market potential with demand from countries including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and others that are seeking to diversify the economic outlook. Eastern Europe consisting of Russia and Turkey is also estimated as one of the key markets with demand from pharmaceutical, industrial, adhesive & sealants, paints & coatings, personal care, grease & lubricants, and food & beverages.

Companies Covered: Evonik Industries, Wacker Chemie AG, Tokuyama Corporation, Cargill Inc., Applied Material Solutions Inc., Kemitura A/S, Cabot Corporation…

Market Segmentation:

By Type:

  • Hydrophilic
  • Hydrophobic

By End-Use Industry:

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Industrial
  • Adhesive & sealants
  • Paints & coatings
  • Personal Care
  • Grease & lubricants
  • Food & Beverages

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Type
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Western Europe
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Type
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Eastern Europe
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Type
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Type
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Middle East
    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Type
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Type
    • By End-Use Industry

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