Across the globe, chemical producers are slowly heading towards the specialty chemicals from commodity chemicals. Shift from price-sensitive chemicals to low-volume, high value and high margin specialty chemicals are seen in the industry from the past decade.
The substantial enlargement of specialty chemicals across the world is a positive indicator of the new trend.
What are the application segments of Global Specialty Chemicals Market?
High demand for function-specific chemicals is increasing the market for the use of Speciality chemicals. They provide a wide variety of effects on which many other industry sectors depend upon.
The upsurge of high-performance coatings and increased demand in end-user industries such as construction, automotive and electronics are the other factors attributing to the growth of the market. Industrialization in Asia-Pacific supplemented by low labor cost and economic growth also drives demand.
“Automotive Industry dominates the end user industry.”
Automotive is a fast-growing industry which is creating a high demand for paints, coatings, lubricants, adhesives, and others to reduce weight and foster cost savings.
The automotive industry is gradually replacing the welding activities of engine parts assembly with adhesives and sealants products to reduce the vehicle weight, which in turn increases fuel efficiency. Specialty chemicals are accounting for about 20% of overall vehicle weights and also efficient in meeting the emission & sustainability guidelines and regulations.
Specialty Chemicals Market is segmented based on various criteria into the following categories
Based on the type
Adhesives & Sealants,
Inks, & Pigments,
Flavors & Fragrances,
industrial & institutional Cleaners,
Lubricants & Oil Additives,
Paints & Coatings,
Rubber Processing Chemicals,
Textile Chemicals, and
Water Treatment Chemicals
Based on End Users
Automotive & transportation,
Consumer goods, and
Based on Geography
The Asia Pacific and
In 2015, Solvay acquired the US-based Cytec to upgrade its portfolio of advanced materials.Mitsubishi has shifted its focus towards the specialty chemicals by shutting down its ethylene crackers business and investing in carbon fiber and composites, organic photovoltaic modules and organic photo-semiconductors.
Features of this report
The report covers the factors impacting the market, Porter 5 Forces, Market Share Analysis, Price trend analysis, Product Benchmarking, and company profiles.
The report profiles the following companies, which combined occupy most of the global specialty chemicals market share, including Albemarle Corporation, BASF SE, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Ashland Inc., Dymax Corporation, Evonik Industries AG, Solvay S.A., Albemarle Corporation, PPG Industries, AkzoNobel, H.B. Fuller, Huntsman Corporation, Ferro Corporation, Chemtura Corporation, EYYonMobil Corp., 3M, The Dow Chemical Company, Avery Dennison, Royal Adhesives & Sealants, Beardow & Adams (Adhesives) Ltd, and Uniseal Inc.
Key takeaways from this report
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Visualize the composition of the Speciality Chemicals market across each indication, regarding type and applications, highlighting the critical commercial assets and players.
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