Silanes and Silicones Market Research Report ‚Äď Forecast to 2030

Silanes and Silicones Market Research Report Information Report by Type, Silane Application, Silicone Application and by Regions Forecast to 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/5006-CR | 246 Pages | Author: Chitranshi Jaiswal | October 2018         

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Silanes and Silicones Market Overview

Silanes offers its advantages to both the primary, as well as, secondary-market dealing in rubber and plastic products. The tire industry is generating its focus on the development of technologies that are fuel-efficient and are playing a major role in reducing the emission of carbon dioxide levels in the environment. The production of green tires ensures fuel efficiency and is emerging as the most preferred during the other deliverables by the automotive industry. There is a stupendous growth in the demand for these tires. The end result of this is increased growth for plastics, as well as, rubber amongst the other market segments of silanes.


There has been a subsequent rise witnessed of the developed products from various sectors functioning in the market. Also, there is an increase in the quantum of ongoing construction projects in developing countries on a large scale.


Also, the increased demand for painted and coated products is surging the level of demand for the construction sectors. Further, many other factors are likely to help the market grow by the end of the future forecast period in 2023. global silanes and silicones market is set to expand at a CAGR of 5.93% during the forecast period 2022-2030. The valuation of the market is poised to reach USD 22,400 million by 2030-end up from USD 3927.2 million in 2020.


COVID 19 Analysis:The impact of the COVID 19 pandemic has imposed various kinds of restrictions on the market, its production, and manufacturing units. Many countries are facing a bad pandemic wave of different stages and to curb the same, the governments are imposing temporary, as well as, permanent lockdowns. This is hampering the growth of the market and declining supply chain management. The unavailability of raw material and declined demand in the pandemic period has reduced the revenue and growth scale for the global market. Also, the rising environmental concerns related to plastic pollution are driving the market towards the adoption of other sources as alternatives. However, the government sector, as well as, the key market players are investing in the research and development and positively curb these restrictions, and help the market make its way towards the growth scale. Also, the governments are focusing on developing key market strategies that will help the market attain a good growth pace in the coming forecast years.


Market Dynamics:Drivers:The global silanes and silicons market is witnessing an increased level of focus on fuel efficiency, as well as, regulatory compliance from the government and other regulatory bodies. Also, there is an increase in the number of automobiles, as well as, construction companies and industries on a large scale to meet the widespread demand of the same. Also, the market is being driven by large-scale adoption of the water-based coating formulation. To meet the rising demand, a subsequent increase in the manufacturing and production units is on a rise.


Restraints and Challenges:As far as the major geographical locations of the world are concerned, the market has the least growth in the European countries and nations. This is likely to have an impact on the global revenue collection, as well as, CAGR and market valuation by the end of the global forecast period in 2023. Also, there is a steep increase in the demand for paper packaging. Also, the concern for environmental damage is real and awareness is being spread on a large scale. Hence, people are opting for packaging materials that do not cause harm or damage to the environment.


Technology Analysis:One of the major concerns that the market needs to overcome is the high cost of production. The steps to reduce the input cost is on the way with good deliverables expected by the end of the global forecast in 2023. The APAC region is witnessing the emergence of excellent growth opportunities that are likely to help the market reach its peak and dominate the global scale by the end of the future forecast in 2023. Further, there is an emergence of market applications in sectors like the pharma, as well as, cosmetics industry on a large scale.


Study Objectives:




  • To describe the market segments and analyze their growth over 5 major world geographical locations and further draw a competitive market landscape to predict the highest-earning sector by the end of the global forecast year in 2023




  • To analyze the impact of the pandemic on the market and the key strategies and recent developments of the market to cover the losses and grow as per the predicted market rate




  • To get detailed information regarding the market dynamics like drivers, opportunities, market strategies, restrictions, as well as, challenges




Segment Overview:The global silanes and silicons market is functioning in various geographical regions of the world under multiple segments. The market has further segments that are based on the following:


Based on type:The type market segment further includes mono and chloro silane, amino and alkylsilane, vinyl and sulfur silane, epoxy silane, as well as, methacryloxy silane


Based on Silane Application:As the market includes both silanes, as well as, silicons, the applications for both of them are a little different. Based on the silane application, the market includes paints and coatings, fiber treatment, rubber and plastics, adhesives and sealants, as well as, others


Based on Silicone Application:However, the silicone application further includes transportation and construction materials, industrial processes, electronics, consumer healthcare, energy care, and much more.


Regional Analysis:Based on the regions, the global silanes and the silicons market is currently functioning in 5 major geographical locations of the world. These are the North American countries, Latin America, the European nations, the Asian Pacific countries, as well as, the Middle East and Africa. The major focus of the key market players in the North American region is on the automotive industry. The key players are currently functioning to provide fuel-efficient solutions to the target audience and thus improve the degree of road safety. Depending on the OEM requirement, the global use of silanes across various market departments is resulting in an increased reduction of rolling resistance. Further, there is an improvement of traction on either wet or slippery surfaces. The US federal agencies have set targets for meeting the fuel standards and the same is being done by the EU, as well. The European Union has fixed strict regulations to reduce the quantum of carbon emissions. For the new cars, the limit is lower than 96 grams per kilometer. This was being followed till the pandemic year of 2020. Also, since November 2012, the main focus of EU for regulation implementation is also prevalent for wet grips, fuel consumption, as well as, lowering the noise level emission by the vehicles.


Competitive Landscape:To study and analyze the market growth by the end of the global forecast period in 2023, it is necessary to study the production and revenue model of the prominent market players. Also, having an idea about the working of the key market players, it becomes easier to decode the key growth strategies, as well as, draw a competitive market landscape that is applicable for all the players functioning in 5 major locations of the world, and their segments. The key market players are:




  • Evonik Industries (Germany)




  • Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC (U.S.)




  • WD Silicone Company Limited (China)




  • Wacker Chemie AG (Germany)




  • Dow Corning Corporation (U.S.)




  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Ltd. (Japan)




  • Gelest Incorporation (U.S.)




Recent Developments:


July 2021: Wacker Group, headquartered in Munich, begun building of an alcoholysis coating plant at its Nünchritz location. The facility will provide critical precursors for the development of silicone-based building protection solutions as well as binders for facade paints and industrial coatings. At the moment, these compounds are manufactured entirely at the Burghausen plant. By the end of 2022, the plant is projected to be operating. The investment will be approximately USD 34 million. Wacker formulates a variety of silicone specialties using silanes and liquid resins: Architectural preservatives and concrete protection coatings, as well as binders for facade paints, corrosion-resistant protective coatings, and heat-resistant powder coatings, contain such hydrophobic and hence water-repellent active components.The increased use of composites, plastics, reinforced plastics for the silanes reinforces tire is likely to meet the fuel standard set by both the EU, as well as, the US federal agencies. Hence, the market is likely to witness a steep demand and growth by the end of the global forecast period in 2023


In 2015, several products under SILRES WH, BS, as well as, GENIOSIL XT were launched by a major market player with the name of Wacker Chemie AG. the investment for the production of these products in China was worth USD 8 million.Further in 2015, Evonik, with a motive of expansion, launched a new range of production facilities in both China, as well as, Germany. The motive behind this is to optimally serve the market end-users like furniture, construction companies, coating companies, as well as, the textile sector.Sivate A 200 was launched in 2016 by Gelesr Inc. This is an activated form of silane. The major purpose behind this establishment was to increase the product portfolio of the company.


Report Overview:The global silanes and silicons market research report considers the viewpoint of the industry leaders and experts. The impact of the pandemic is considered and further, the report provides detailed market dynamics for growth opportunities and restraints. Also, the report mentions the functioning of the important market segments across various regions. Many key market players are functioning on the regional and global levels. Their recent developments are covered to provide an edge and predict the figures related to the market growth by the end of the forecast period in 2023.



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: 22,400 million
  CAGR   5.93% (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, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa
¬†¬†Key Vendors ¬†¬†Gelest, Inc., Schill+Seilacher ‚ÄúStruktol‚ÄĚ GmbH, PCC SE, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Momentive Performance Materials, Inc., CHT Group, DowDuPont, Evonik Industries AG, Wacker Chemie AG, and SiVance, LLC
  Key Market Opportunities   The increased demand for painted and coated products is surging the level of demand for the construction sectors.
  Key Market Drivers   An increased level of focus on fuel efficiency, as well as, regulatory compliance from the government and other regulatory bodies.


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The market value would be USD 22,400 million by 2030

Major applications are transportation, construction materials, consumer care, electronics, industrial processes, energy, healthcare, and others.

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