Global Silicone Market, By Type (Gels, Resins, Elastomers, Fluids), By End-Use Industry (Transportat

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The high growth of transportation, personal care, and consumer products, construction, etc, industries in the emerging regions are expected to drive the demand of the global Silicone market during the forecast period.  Some of the major end-use industries in the global silicone market have been witnessing strong growth in the emerging region such as the Asia Pacific and the Middle East.  

Silicones are polymers, which are large molecules consisting of many repeated sub-units. Silicones are made of siloxanes that are a chain of silicon atoms and oxygen arranged alternately and combined with carbon and hydrogen. Silicones are reliable and durable materials. Silicones are used as intermediary building blocks in several goods ranging from houses, textiles to plastics and airbags.

Segment Analysis:  

Major types for silicones include gels, resins, elastomers, and fluids. Elastomers dominate the type segment of the global silicone market. Elastomers are widely used in various industries such as automotive, medical, electronics, among others. Silicone is largely used in building & construction, industrial processes, transportation, personal care products, healthcare, and electronics end-use industries. Major end-use industries for silicones include transportation, medical & healthcare, textile & leather, electronics, personal care & consumer products, building & construction, and so on. The demand for silicones from these end-use industries is expected to grow with increasing application base.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Growth in the transportation industry
  • Increasing demand for electronics & electrical
  • Growing heat transfer industry

Regional Outlook:

The global silicone market by region has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe are major regions for the silicone market owing to diversified demand from end-use industries and competitive scenarios. Some of the major end-use industries in these regions include transportation, building & construction, healthcare, and others. 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 silicone 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. Building & construction, transportation, electronics, and others are some of the major industries in the region with strong potential for the silicone 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 building & construction, personal care & consumer products, textile & leather, medical & healthcare, transportation, electronics, and other industries.

Companies Covered: Dow Corning Corporation, Wacker Chemie AG; ICM Products Inc.; Evonik Industries AG; BASF SE; 3M Company Shin-Etsu; Silchem, Inc.; Silteq Ltd.; Wacker Chemie GmbH; Specialty Silicone Products, Inc.; Hutchinson; Kemira Oyj; Allergan; Ashland Incorporated; CSL Silicones Incorporated; CRI-SIL Silicone Technologies, LLC; RUSNANO; and Quantum Silicones.

Market Segmentation:

By Type:

  • Gels
  • Resins
  • Elastomers
  • Fluids

By End-Use Industry:

  • Transportation
  • Medical & Healthcare
  • Textile & Leather
  • Electronics
  • Personal Care & Consumer Products
  • Building & Construction
  • Others

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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