Reactive Diluents Market Research Report - Global Forecast Till 2030

Reactive Diluents Market Information by Type (Aliphatic, Aromatic, and Cycloaliphatic), Application (Paints & Coatings, Polymers & Composites, Adhesives & Sealants, and Others), and Region (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa)—Forecast Till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/4555-HCR | 100 Pages | Published By Chitranshi Jaiswal on March 2023         

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Reactive Diluent Market

In addition, the worldwide reactive diluents market has been expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.93%, with a value of USD 845 million during the estimated forecasting period of 2021-2030.

By Type Aliphatic Aromatic Cycloaliphatic
By Application Paints & Coatings Polymers & Composites Adhesives & Sealants Others
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Arkema Group   Huntsman International LLC   Olin Corporation   Cardolite   Epoxy Division   Aditya Birla Chemicals Limited   Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd.   Cargill Incorporated   Evonik Industries AG
Market Driving Forces   Escalating demand for paints & coatings across various end-use industries to improve the aesthetic appeal and provide   protection from external environmental factors   high demand in end-use industries   rapid industrialization and urbanization in the emerging economies
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Reactive Diluent Market Overview

In addition, the worldwide reactive diluents market has been expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.93%, with a value of USD 845 million during the estimated forecasting period of 2021-2030.

The high growth in the market sectors by increasing the demand for reactive diluents from various end-use industries like automobile and building construction due to the extensive requirement for solvent-free paints. The increase of heavy demand primarily occurs due to the raising of GDP, the increase in income level, raising use of composites instead of conventional materials and increasing the several numbers of expansions as well as other development activities in numerous regions. According to global demand, the entire market sector has also increased significantly in the present era. The largest contribution of every Automobile Association and the companies towards the research and development led to the reactive diluents market growth in the upcoming projected year.

Reactive diluents are commonly known as the type of liquids that are colorless, clear and low-viscosity liquids. Such thinners are generally glycidyl either in short-chain alcohol aliphatic or alkylphenols. Such types of chemicals are specially added to decrease the viscosity of the substance for facilitating handling and ease of processing. The increase in the use of composite materials across the globe acts as one of the major factors to drive the growth of the reactive diluents market share. The high usage of reactive diluents improves the properties like tensile strength, filler loading, flexibility, thermal stability, and it also reduces volatility. The increasing demand for the product will help the reactive diluents market growth in the future. Furthermore, the rapid growth in the industrial sectors, environmental concerns, as well as the surge in investments will boost the market tremendously. In modern times, due to the extreme efforts of increasing the advanced and most high-tech equipment, most the industrial sectors are willing to add those accessories to generate more production. On the other hand, the rise of new technology will affect the production work in the global reactive diluents market sectors.

COVID-19 Analysis

The impact of COVID-19 has placed hugely on the international reactive diluents market. Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the international reactive diluents market size has been crashed due to the low production and manufacturing work. Most of the countries have placed a stay order on the entire region for which the several manufacturing industries and large industrial sectors have closed their factory for a period of time. Due to the implementation of the lockdown, the reactive diluents market value has been facing a huge loss. Most new business sectors have come up in the global market to continue the production rate. Due to the incoming of new industrial owners, the competition level between the markets has been increased tremendously. During the lockdown, the stoppage of international cargo vehicles has placed a huge impact on commercial activities. Market key shareholders and the investment sectors want to put their investment in the new industrial faces to overcome the present reactive diluents market challenges. Every business and industrial sector wants to overcome this current global situation.

The Chief Factors Existing in the Market

Key Market Drivers:Somehow, the rising health awareness and the income of several people have also led to the growth of the business sectors. As per the changing lifestyle of several people, everybody wants to taste something different or something new that should be so unique; that is the main reason for which the industrial sectors are focusing on producing the most high-tech and advanced technologies to improve the rate of the product which ultimately rise the market's most prominent drivers to enter into this reactive diluents market sectors. Market Challenges:Due to the emerging technology, the global reactive diluents market also increased significantly within the estimated forecasting years. But the key challenge was to overcome the global epidemic situation. During the pandemic, most companies have faced a huge loss in the revenue section due to the low production and manufacturing work. Therefore, every industrial and business owner is willing to generate maximum production to meet the global demand.Market Opportunities:The global market has been facing a huge disaster during the epidemic. But after the opening of the international reactive diluents market, several new business owners and new investors have come up in the market to compete with the prominent players. According to this, the level of competition has been increased significantly.Market Restraints:There are lots of factors that are affecting more on the global market more. After the lockdown, the cost and value of the international reactive diluents market sectors have touched so high. To manage the on-growing loss of the business and investment sectors, the global market has been facing the cost-effectiveness of the raw materials and the other industrial equipment to start the production work process, which ultimately creates a great market restraint in the present market sectors.

Cumulative Evaluation of the Market

According to the rising demand of the global reactive diluents market, the production and the manufacturing work process have also increased hugely in the modern international market. But for a few periods, the global reactive diluents market has fallen seriously due to the strong impact of the COVID-19 disease. Due to this, most of the region have issued a strict lockdown procedure and shielded their national and international borders, for which several commercial ships didn't reach their destination on time. As a result, a shortage of production occurred in the many industry sectors. Some of the market sectors and the investors also hand over their business to the other sectors due to the loss in business. The market also allows several industrial new faces to set up their business. According to this, the global market just required a huge production demand just after the release of lockdown, and hence the competition level has increased so vastly. Most of the new investors and market shareholders are willing to make a huge investment in the new business sectors to increase the production rate according to global demand. Due to the loss in the international business sector, several developing economies are focusing on improving the new market sector to generate more production.

Market Segmentation

According to the reactive diluent market analysis report, the global market has been segmented into type, application, and regional. In terms of the type section, the market has been divided into three sections aliphatic, aromatic and cycloaliphatic. The application section has classified the entire market into four parts: paints & coatings, polymers & composites, adhesives & sealants, and others. According to the regional sectors, the global market has been segmented into five bases: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America, and the Middle East & Africa.

Global Reactive Diluents Market in 2018, by Applications Source: MRFR Analysis Reactive  

Regional Analysis

The Asia-Pacific region has expected to increase the global reactive diluents market over the estimated forecasting period of quarters. Due to the eon-growing high demand of several nations like China, Japan and India, the global market has grown its largest market shares all across the world. Moreover, the Asia-Pacific region is the world's largest market shareholder of the global reactive diluents market sectors. The government of China has implemented a massive infrastructure plan to construct several business sectors to increase the growth of the modern market and business facilities. According to the increasing demand of the global population, the Asia-Pacific region stands as a market leader to generate a sufficient amount of production among the other states. According to this, most European nations are also focusing on improving new market sectors to generate maximum production and manufacturing work.

Competitive Intensity within the Industry

The global manufacturer of reactive diluents market is extensively raising to engage the tactical expansion of the product offering, facilities or the global footprint to achieve a strong position all across the world. Due to this, most of the new business owners, as well as the new manufacturer, have come up in the current market. To meet the challenge of global needs, the reactive diluents market has been facing huge competition between the industrial sectors. According to this, most prominent market players have continuously focused on increasing their production work. Some of the major market players are listed below:

  • Arkema Group

  • Huntsman International LLC

  • Olin Corporation

  • Cardolite

  • Epoxy Division

  • Aditya Birla Chemicals Limited

  • Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd.

  • Cargill Incorporated

  • Evonik Industries AG

Recent Market Development

December 2021: The Bodo Möller Chemie Group, a market leader in reactive diluents, announced that it is strengthening its partnership with Imerys, a French mining company which is a global pioneer in mineral-based speciality solutions for industry. The cooperation will initially be applicable for the Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway, and Iceland on January 1st. The distribution of mineral-based materials as well as customer-specific guidance on their usage and processing are being taken over. Imerys' mineral portfolio includes talc, kaolin, ball clays, calcium carbonate, precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC), diatomite earth, perlite, mica, and wollastonite. Bodo Möller Chemie's goal with Imerys Performance Minerals is to thoroughly address the growing demand for paints and coatings, inks, adhesives, rubber, and plastics throughout Northern Europe.

Report Overview

All the market analysis reports have offered a piece of complete and detailed information about the revenue and growth rate of the global reactive diluents market. The report also indicated the usage of reactive diluents and the manufacturing issues and production work in the global market. All analysis report also presents perfect information on the impact of the global pandemic on the international market and the decision of several governments in the industrial and market sectors. Different types of market segmentation and a thorough analysis of the regional sectors are also included in this report. The analysis report also added some of the key reactive diluents market challenges, opportunities, and restraints. The report also presents the competitive analysis structure of the market.

Key Industrial Segment


  • Aliphatic

  • Aromatic

  • Cycloaliphatic


  • Paints & Coatings

  • Polymers & Composites

  • Adhesives & sealants

  • Others

Regional Basis:

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Europe

  • South America

  • North America

  • Middle East & Africa

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: Significant Value
  CAGR   CAGR of 5.93% (2021-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2021-2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   type and application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   BASF SE (Germany), Evonik Industries AG (Germany), Bodo Möller Chemie GmbH (Germany), Ipox Chemicals GmbH (Germany), Huntsman Corporations (US), UL LLC (US), Cargill, Incorporated (US), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (US), Hexion (US), Sachem Inc. (US), Aditya Birla Chemicals (India), Arkema SA (France), Nippon Shokubai Co., LTD (Japan), Adeka Corporation (Japan), and EMS-Chemie Holding Ag (Switzerland)
  Key Market Opportunities

  • increasing popularity of phenolic resins over epoxy resin due to its low cost
  • fluctuating crude oil prices
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • Escalating demand for paints & coatings across various end-use industries to improve the aesthetic appeal and provide protection from external environmental factors
  • high demand in end-use industries
  • rapid industrialization and urbanization in the emerging economies

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The global reactive diluents market has been expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.93%, with a value of USD 845 billion over the estimated projected years 2021-2030.

    Unstable crude oil prices and increasing intake of phenolic resins as an alternative can prevent market growth.

    The Asia Pacific market has a better market share in 2018 than others.

    The automotive industry would drive growth for the US reactive diluents market.