Mold Release Agent Market Research Report - Global Forecast Till 2030

Mold Release Agent Market: Information by Type (Water-Based, Solvent-Based, and Others), Product (Internal, External, Semi-Permanent, and Others), Application (Die-Casting, Polyurethane Molding, Concrete, Rubber Molding, Plastic Molding, Wood-Composite, Composite Molding, Food Processing, and Others), and Region (Asia-Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa) — Global Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/3584-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 145 pages

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Mold Release Agent Market Overview


 It is expected that the Mold Release Agent Market is expected to reach USD 2.53 billion by the end of 2025 and is also estimated to register a CAGR of 6.2%. Mold release agents are the additives used between the substrates and molding surfaces, and they act as a barrier between them. This is used to increase the productivity in the assembly of molded parts. It helps to avoid binding one material to the surface of other materials. Mold Release Agents Market are lubricating oils, solid lubricants, waxes, or fluids that create a film on an underlying surface and prevent things from sticking to it. The automotive and constructive industries' growth is due to the Mold Release Agent Market Growth.


COvid-19 analysis


During the pandemic, the market revenue and share decreased in almost all industries. In the Mold Release Agent Market, COVID 19 affected negatively as, during the period, the prominent industries and the manufacturing and raw material providing industries were shut. The government has released rules and regulations for the operation of the market. Due to the less-skilled workers, the manufacturing industries had to close, which affected many chemical and physical parts of the market. Due to the virus fear, the movement of people outside was also halted, and the market faced loss. Construction and motive industries were also closed, which affected the market. However, the market has been gaining growth recently as the situation is being a little better with strict rules and the production of vaccines. In the forecast period, the market will register growth.


Chief Factors Existing In The Market  



Key Drivers

The rising demand for mold release agents in die casting applications in the automotive and construction industries is the major factor driving the global market. The use of mold releases agents lessens the operational cost and time and enhances the output by double, improving the Mold Release Agent Market Value.

Market Challenges

Continuous fluctuation in the raw materials prices of the mold release agents creates challenges for the market. The availability of several alternatives of non-stick coatings, which can provide a better surface finish, is also forming challenges for the market growth.

Market Opportunities

Growing investment in the research and development of environmentally friendly mold release agents is anticipated to create ample opportunities for the market. The mold releases also could provide a greater surface finish, and it also reduces and sometimes diminish the issue of porosity. It increases the Mold Release Agent Market Share.

Market Restraints

The strict rules by the government for the usage of solvent-based mold release agents are hindering market growth in the forecast period. The Mold Release Agent Market Analysis showcases that the restraints can hamper the market and pause the forecast period's growth.

Cumulative Evaluation Of The Market  


The cumulative market evaluation shows many market segments affecting the market, and the segment holding the largest market share is studied clearly. By the Mold Release Agent Market Outlook, various regions and the prominent players of those regions are having a growing effect on the market. The market's factors are the drivers, restraints, opportunities and challenges. Drivers and opportunities have a positive impact on the market. Due to these factors, the market experienced further growth, whereas restains and challenges harm the market. The challenges must be given particular attention as the challenges could be converted into driving factors within the coming years. The evaluation of the market also shows the factors that are important to the market's future.


Market segmentation



By Type

Based on the type segment, the Mold Release Agent Market is divided into Water-Based, Solvent-Based and Others. The water-based segment dominates the market because the water-based mold releases agents contain no volatile compounds. Other segments also showcase the growth and are expected to improve the market in the forecast period.

By Product

The Mold Release Agent Market is classified into Internal, External, Semi-Permanent and Others by the segment product. Each segment is holding the growth of the market. It is expected that the market will owe high growth based on the segments of products.

By Application

The market variables of the application are Die-Casting, Polyurethane Molding, Concrete, Rubber Molding, Plastic Molding, Wood-Composite, Composite Molding, Food Processing, and Others. In 2018, polyurethane molding registered the largest CAGR and was valued as the largest. As polyurethane molding is more expensive than die casting releases, the segment is holding the largest growth; with this growing pace, other sub-segments will also increase in the forecast period.

Global Mold Release Agent Market Share, by Application, 2018 (%) Source: MRFR Analysis Mold Release Agent


Regional analysis


Mold Release Agent Market Size is analyzed in five prominent regions like Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, the middle east and Africa. Asia Pacific region dominated the market in 2018 due to the expansion of the rubber and automotive industry in the region. In the region, the raw materials for the market are available, which further boosts the market growth. China holds the largest share as the region has a major consumer base and prominent die-casting and metal fabricating industries. Including inia, japan other Asia countries are also contributing to the market growth.

North America is accounted for holding the second largest market share in 2018 and is expected to grow at the same rate in the forecast period. The region is growing due to major die casting manufacturers for the automotive and transportation sector. The presence of major products of the mold release agents and growing research and development in the US is increasing the market growth. Europe is growing substantially and will showcase a steady growth rate due to the strict government regulation on solvent-based mold release agents. The other region countries are contributing to the market as the region is using mold release agents. The Middle East and Africa also contribute to the market growth with significant growth as the region consist of a limited automotive industry. The region will also register growth in the forecast period due to the rising consumption of mold releases agents. Other regions will also register growth in the near future.


Competitive Intensity Within The Industry   


The mold release agents' market competitive intensity provides details by the competitor. The details included are industry overview, company financials, revenues gathered, market potential, investment in research and development, current market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, new product launch, application dominance. The report also depicts an insightful analysis of changing competition dynamics and competitors. To understand the future scope and outlooks for the Mold Release Agent Market, many market players invest and contribute to the market share. The Market Forecast is known by regional analysis, Type and application, with revenue and profit and loss that are currently happening and the future prediction. The prominent market investors who are taking the market forward are



  • Chem‑Trend L.P. US

  • Michelman, inc. US

  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA Germany

  • Wacker Chemie AG Germany

  • Croda International Plc UK

  • DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, Ltd japan

  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd Japan

  • McGee Industries, Inc. US

  • Cresset Chemical US

  • Grignard Company, LLC US

  • REXCO (US), Marbocote Ltd UK

  • CHUKYO Europe 

  • GmbH Germany


Recent development  



  • WEG Group is a company specialized in providing customers with industrial electric motors, automation, and energy equipment manufacturer founded in brazil in 1961.

  • Airbus and Siempelkamp demonstrate the pressing process as an alternative to thermoplastic welding to enable rate 100 aircraft and future mobility manufacturing.


Report Overview


According to The Mold Release Agent Market Forecast, the report contains necessary information regarding the market condition and the place of the market in the global platform. The report consists of quality information about the market mentioned after carrying out the analysis on various factors. The segmentation involves both economic and non-economic factors. The report also depicts the value of the market in the current scenario and the value it held in the past. The report also shows the region-wise analysis of the Mold Release Agent Market and how it can impact the market share. Extensive information about the companies and their profiles, insight, product information and analysis are mentioned in the market. The findings that are mentioned in the report are validated through primary and secondary research of the market. The report is made with simple and knowable facts that will help ease the understanding of the market. The Mold Release Agent Market Trends are followed and are also depicted in the report for market growth.


Key industrial segments


By Type 



  • Water-Based

  • Solvent-Based

  • Others


By Product 



  • Internal

  • External

  • Semi-Permanent

  •  Others


By Application 



  • Die-Casting

  • Polyurethane Molding

  • Concrete

  • Rubber Molding

  • Plastic Molding

  • Wood-Composite

  • Composite Molding

  • Food Processing

  • Others



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2025: USD 2.53 billion
  • 2030: Significant Value
  •   CAGR   6.2% (2022-2030)
      Base Year   2021
      Forecast Period   2022-2030
      Historical Data   2019 & 2020
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   Type, product, application, and region
      Geographies Covered   Asia-Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa.
      Key Vendors   Chem‑Trend L.P. (US), michelman, inc. (US), Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Germany), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), Croda International Plc (UK), DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, Ltd (Japan), Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan), McGee Industries, Inc. (US), Cresset Chemical (US), Grignard Company, LLC (US), REXCO (US), Marbocote Ltd (UK), and CHUKYO Europe GmbH (Germany).
      Key Market Opportunities   The usage of mold release agents substantially reduces operational cost and time and further increases the output by many times
      Key Market Drivers   Growing demand for mold release agents in die casting applications in automotive and construction industries


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    Mold Release Agent Market is predicted to grow at 6.2% through forecast period of 2020-2027.

    The forecast period for Mold Release Agent Market Research report is 2020-2027.

    Mold Release Agent Market is dominated by APAC region.

    Growing demand for mold release agents in die casting applications in automotive and construction industries

    Chem‑Trend L.P. (US), michelman, inc. (US), Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Germany), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), Croda International Plc (UK), DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, Ltd (Japan), Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan), McGee Industries, Inc. (US), Cresset Chemical (US), Grignard Company, LLC (US), REXCO (US), Marbocote Ltd (UK), and CHUKYO Europe GmbH (Germany).