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Global Self-consolidating Concrete Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Self-consolidating Concrete Market Information by Type (Powder, Viscosity Modifying Agent and Combination) by Ingredients (Aggregates, Cement, Admixtures and others) by Application (Infrastructure, Precast Concrete, Architectural and others) and Region - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/CO/0838-HCR | December 2022 | Region: Global | 115 Pages         

Self-consolidating Concrete Market

Self-consolidating Concrete Market is projected to be worth USD 18.90 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period (2021 - 2027).


By Type Powder Viscosity Modifying Agent Combination
By Ingredients Aggregates Cement Admixtures others
By Application Infrastructure Precast Concrete Architectural others

Key Players

  • ACC Concrete Limited
  • Sika AG
  • CEMEX Group
  • Lafarge
  • Tarmac Trading Limited
  • UltraTech Cement Limited
  • Lafarge
  • Hope Cement Limited


  • non-vibrating process during concrete laying improved air quality lower MRO costs and less negative environmental effect
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Self-consolidating Concrete Market Overview

The self-consolidating concrete market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% CAGR to reach 18.90 billion by 2027.

Self-compacting concretes are utilized in the construction sector to provide long-lasting concrete buildings without the need for professional labor. These concretes can compact into every corner of a formwork only via their own weight, eliminating the requirement for vibrating compaction.

In recent years, the notion of self-compacting concrete (SCC) as a construction material has received widespread recognition. Self-compacting concrete is less expensive to produce than ordinary concrete. The self-compacting feature of self-compacting concrete removes the need for vibrations, resulting in the need for fewer personnel to place it. In some situations, the labor demand might be cut in half as compared to traditional concrete. The use of self-compacting concrete eliminates the need for energy consumption, which would otherwise be required to carry out vibration activities. Furthermore, formworks are no longer vulnerable to strains generated by vibration processes, lowering both the original and ongoing expenses of formworks. The increasing construction industry, as well as enhanced aesthetic and engineering benefits, are driving the global Self-consolidating Concrete (SSC) market. For quicker construction and greater durability, SSC is increasingly being employed in precast and repairing applications. Furthermore, advantages like as noise-free construction and cost savings propel the Self-consolidating concrete market outlook.

This report contains all the information on the global self-consolidating concrete market value and its strengths. The report also contains the culmination of dynamics, segmentation, key players, regional analysis, and other important factors. And a detailed analysis of the global self-consolidating concrete market forecast for 2027 is also included in the report.

Covid 19 Analysis

The COVID-19 epidemic has had an influence on a number of sectors. In addition to this impact, the COVID Pandemic has created a few new business prospects for the Self Consolidating Concrete Market trends. Because of the epidemic, the whole competitive environment and market dynamics have been altered.

Competitive landscape

The self-consolidating concrete market is made up of a network of companies that are involved in research and product development, raw material supply, component manufacture, distribution and sale, and after-sales services.

Major Key Players

  •         BASF SE

  •         ACC Concrete Limited

  •         Sika AG

  •         CEMEX Group

  •         Lafarge

  •         Tarmac Trading Limited

  •         UltraTech Cement Limited

  •         Lafarge

  •         Hope Cement Limited

  •         Unibeton Ready Mix

Market Dynamic

  •         Drivers

The requirement for a non-vibrating process during concrete laying, improved air quality, lower MRO costs, and less negative environmental effect in self-consolidating concrete-based maintenance and construction operations may all be linked to the worldwide self-consolidating concrete market growth. The market is also projected to gain from the concrete's safety and health benefits, as well as enhanced performance and construction outcomes. It is also a viable alternative for small and medium-sized manufacturing businesses due to its thin concrete pieces, great design freedom, enhanced durability, ease of placement, and quick construction.

  •         Opportunities

Low-fines self-compacting concrete is gaining popularity (smart dynamic concrete). Following the recession, the European region's building and housing sectors are gradually recovering cab be considered as a major opportunity for the key players of the global self-consolidation concrete market.

  •         Restraints

The high cost of using self-consolidating concrete in developing nations is expected to have a detrimental impact on the worldwide market. However, due to the development of sophisticated self-consolidating concrete, this picture is likely to radically alter in the Asia Pacific.

  •         Challenges

In emerging economies, self-compacting concrete is seldom used and Eco-SCC is a self-compacting concrete alternative are the major challenges faced by the key players of the global self-consolidation concrete market.

Cumulative Growth Analysis

In many areas of the world, there is a growing need for self-consolidating concretes from diverse industries such as infrastructure and construction. Many building projects are underway in various regions of the world. The Smart Cities Mission in India, as well as several other projects, are also propelling market expansion. The Smart Cities Mission has chosen 100 cities and has been allocated INR 6,450 crore in the fiscal year 2021-2022 and INR 3,400 crore in the fiscal year 2020-21. Many government initiatives in India are providing building possibilities, such as the Housing for All initiative, which intends to build 20 million houses for the urban population by 2022.

Numerous Indian state governments recently authorized the Affordable Rental Housing Scheme (ARHC), under which many public and private firms would be awarded development contracts. In terms of employment, the construction sector is second only to the agricultural sector in India. Self-Consolidating Concrete is widely used in major building projects in this region (SSC). SCC is utilized in several large Indian projects, including the Delhi Metro Project, the Kota Atomic Power Project, the Tarapore Atomic Power Project, and the Purna Dam Project. The usage of SCC in construction projects is growing in the Asia-Pacific area, as evidenced by the Signature Bridge project in New Delhi.

Value Chain Analysis

According to the reports, the global self-consolidating concrete market is divided into four sections: Types, Ingredients, Application, and Region. Powder, Viscosity Modifying Agent, and Combination are the different types. Ingredients are classified as Aggregates, Cement, Admixtures, and Others. Infrastructure, Precast Concrete, Architectural, and others are the application segments. Furthermore, it is divided into four regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world.

Admixtures have the largest self-consolidating market share because they offer stability and resistance to segregation of the plastic concrete mixture. Admixtures are used to influence the viscosity of a mixture, particularly when the grading of available aggregate sources cannot be adjusted for cohesive mixes or when source variations are considerable. A well-distributed aggregate grading contributes to SCC with less cementitious materials content and a lower admixture dose. They're also utilized to boost the strength of concrete.

Segmentation Overview

The market is segmented on the basis of Types, Ingredients, Applications, and Region. The global self-consolidating concrete market is expected to witness decent growth during the forecast period.

By Application

Based on the application, the market is segmented into Infrastructure, Precast Concrete, Architectural, and others.

By end-users

Based on the propulsion types, the market is segmented into Powder, Viscosity Modifying Agent, and Combination.

Regional Analysis

According to the reports, on the basis of region, the global self-consolidating market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South Africa. With its rapidly expanding market, APAC dominates the global self-consolidating concrete industry. The region is projected to experience rapid economic and infrastructure development. The construction business is expanding as a result of increased investment in China and India. Foreign investment inflows into India expand the market for self-consolidating concrete.

Europe is now the world leader in SCC and is anticipated to expand at a steady rate during the projection period. Germany, the United Kingdom, and France account for the majority of European demand. Consumer attention on low-noise building operations, as well as Europe's progressively recovering construction and housing sectors in recent years, are some of the reasons contributing to the expansion of the analyzed market in this area. Furthermore, the rising popularity of low-fines SDC (Smart Dynamic Concrete) is a key driving force for the European market being researched. As a result of the aforementioned factors, Europe is expected to have the largest share of the market analyzed over the projected period.

Report Overview

The following report comprises –

  •         Market Overview 

  •         Covid 19 Analysis

  •         Market Dynamic

  •         Drivers

  •         Opportunities

  •         Restraints 

  •         Challenges

  •         Cumulative Growth Analysis

  •         Value Chain Analysis

  •         Segmentation Overview 

  •         By Application 

  •         By End-Users

  •         Regional Analysis

  •         Competitive landscape

Recent Developments

  •    In the worldwide SCC market, precast concrete currently accounts for the majority of consumption. Flooring units, architectural cladding, masonry (blocks and walling), pavement, piles & foundations, roof tiles, drainage, railway items, and structural components are among the products available.

By Raw Material:  

  • Cement

  • Admixtures

  • Fibers

  • Aggregates

  • Additions

  • Others

By Type of Design Mix: 

  • Powder Type SCC

  • Viscosity Agent Type SCC

  • Combination Type SCC

By Application: 

  • Drilled Shafts

  • Columns

  • Metal Decking

  • Concrete Frames

By End-User: 

  • Infrastructure

  • Oil & Gas Construction

  • Building & Construction

By Region:

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • UK

    • Rest of Europe

  • APAC

    • China

    • India

    • Japan

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • RoW

    • Latin America

    • Middle East

    • Africa

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: USD 18.90 billion
  CAGR   2027: 6.9% CAGR
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period    2022 to 2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Ingredients, Application and Region
  Geographies Covered    North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors    BASF SE, ACC Concrete Limited, Sika AG, CEMEX Group, Lafarge, Tarmac Trading Limited, UltraTech Cement Limited, Lafarge, Hope Cement Limited, and Unibeton Ready Mix
  Key Market Opportunities   Witness an upsurge in demand owing to accelerated activities in the construction sector.
  Key Market Drivers

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The self-consolidating concrete market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% CAGR by 2027

    BASF SE, Sika AG, Hope Cement Limited, ACC Concrete Limited, CEMEX Group, Lafarge, UltraTech Cement Limited, Tarmac Trading Limited, Lafarge, and Unibeton Ready Mix.

    The segments are aggregates, cement, admixtures, and others.

    These segments are infrastructure, precast concrete, architectural, and others.

    The Asia Pacific region has the key to dominating the global market.

    The market would be backed by the rising demand for faster construction.