Sodium Silicate Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Global Sodium Silicate Market Information: By Application (Detergents & Soaps, Water Treatment, Adhesives, Construction Material, Coatings, and Others), End-Use Industry (Building & Construction, Paper & Pulp, Chemicals, Healthcare, Food & Beverages, and Others), By Region - Forecast Till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/4390-HCR | January 2023 | Region: Global | 100 Pages         

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Global Sodium Silicate Market

Sodium Silicate Market size is projected as USD 11.2 billion at a CAGR 4.52% for the forecast 2021-2030.

By Application Detergents & Soaps Water Treatment Adhesives Construction Material Coatings
End-Use Building & Construction Paper & Pulp Chemicals Healthcare Food & Beverages
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Occidental Petroleum Corporation (U.S.)   Evonik Industries (Germany)   Ciech S.A.(Poland)   Silmaco NV (Belgium)   Aromachimie Ltd.(UK)   Solvay (Belgium)   Oriental Silicas Corporation (Taiwan)   R. Grace & Company (U.S.)   BASF SE (Germany)   PQ Corporation (U.S.)   PPG Industries    Inc. (the U.S.Nippon Chemical Industrial CO.LTD.(Japan)
Market Driving Forces   Increasing use of sodium silicate in detergents due to good emulsifying and high buffering power is fuelling the product demand.
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Sodium Silicate Market overview 

Sodium Silicate Market size is projected as USD 11.2 billion at a CAGR 4.52% for the forecast 2021-2030. The sodium silicate is widely known as a water glass solution. It has a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. It is an oxygen-silicon polymer component that has versatile uses. The sodium silicate market is surging due to the growing need for this product. The market has two major segmentations are application and geography. There are detergents, precipitated silica, paper manufacture, zeolite applications of this component. The sodium silicate market size is growingly rapidly due to demand from more the 15 countries. 

Amounts of sodium silicates are used for concrete flooring purposes. These materials can harden the floors. There are various benefits of using it for flooring. Creating dustless and moisture resistance floors is possible through this material. The prevalent usage of this product for welding electrode and foundry sectors are growing.

Sodium silicate is also a deflocculated in the production of casting slips. In recent years, the ceramic industry is increasing the adoption of this product. In the refractoriness industry, sodium silicate is utilized as an air-setting bond. During the manufacture of refractory cement and mortars, they have high importance. Before enameling, sodium silicate is used for various purposes. The sodium silicate market value is surging due to all these factors. 

Covid analysis 

The COVID-19 pandemic has a damaging impact on the global markets. The sodium silicate business is facing challenges in this period. Due to declining trends in the pulp and paper industry, there is a bad impact on this market. Worldwide lockdowns and social distancing are affecting the overall production. Revenues for pulp manufacturers have been reduced by 10%. The global paper business has a downfall of 4%.

The rising need for hygiene products such as detergents, soaps, sanitizers, and tissue paper has slight surged the demand. In the pandemic, there are new opportunities such as for the detergent market. There are other growth-boosting factors for sodium silicate in the next few years. The market demand and supply disruptions will be a long-term challenge in this pandemic. Newer waves of covid 19 are experienced in many regions. This can cause various disruptions in the production of the sodium silicate industry.

Market drivers 

  • Crucial market drivers¬†

The demand driving factor for the market is the growing need for sodium silicate due to its exceptional features. The rising usage of sodium silicate in detergents is causing more growth. They come with emulsifying and buffering features that spark the demand from the commodity market. This demand driver will create high adoption of sodium silicate in various detergent industries across the world.

 Furthermore, rising consumer health awareness is another crucial driver of the market. Today, a chemical with harmful emissions are avoided. The rising awareness among end-users is causing this shift in-demand trend. With the rising per capita income, the sodium silicate market expansion is immense. The average per capita is rising in developing regions. It is increasing businesses spending on various products. The investment in sodium silicate is expected to grow due to this reason.

Further, demand from textile industries is growing demand. Due to these synthetic detergents, soluble agents, and soaps have higher demand. Water purification and treatment purposes are increasing the need for sodium. Also, its corrosion resistance properties support the adoption of this market. In the forecast period, these crucial drivers will contribute to higher market revenue. Also, supply rates will reach the highest amount. 

  • The market growth opportunities¬†

The expansion of the detergent market will create sodium silicate market growth opportunities. Sodium silicate is a colourless component that is a combination of silica and oxides of sodium. It is used in soaps, detergents and in the production of silica gel. 

Many detergent operations are performed using sodium silicates. Cleaning metal, processing textile, laundering, and de-inking paper are some of the applications requiring sodium. Also, washing dairy equipment, bottles, floors, and locomotives are other uses. The growing application in the detergent market will create exceptional growth opportunities. Also, demand from various user ends is another growth factor. 

In the textile industry, sodium silicates are used with bleaches, soaps, wetting agents, synthetic detergents. New product ranges are expected to emerge in this sector. This will create exceptional growth opportunities in the overall sodium silicate market. 

Sodium silicate is a binding element. It provides proper hardness to the detergent without affecting the water solubility level. Sodium metal silicates are crucial ingredients in liquid and powder detergents. They are available for professional use and industrial applications. They contain the proper amount of silica and other soluble. These market growth opportunities will create exceptional supply and revenue in the market. This wide range of opportunities will create high expansion rates. 

  • The market restraints¬†

The complications related to the usage of sodium silicate can create restraints in the market. There is 20 to 60% sodium silicate compounds are available in many concentrations. This can cause severe harm to human health as the amount of it is excessive in many products. The irritation in mucous membranes, lungs, skin, respiratory tract and eyes are possible due to these solutions.

In detergent and pulp & paper applications, sodium silicate is replaced by other alternatives. The pH modifiers as sodium carbonate and Trisodium phosphate are changed in these industries. As a result, the harmful effects of sodium silicate and other alternatives can affect growth. 

  • The market challenges¬†

The impact of covid 19 is affecting the sodium silicate market operations. The raw materials scarcity and price fluctuations are high. It is affecting growth. Supply chain disruption in the market is expected to continue for some years. The revenue losses are high for the sodium silicate market.

 The market may time to recover from these losses. In this period, the alternatives of the market are constantly surging. The pandemic and its newer variations can create more challenges in the market. Stringent rules in production rare other crucial challenges that affect growth. 

  • Cumulative growth analysis¬†

Sodium Silicate Market trends is stable for the forecast period. Low-cost sodium silicate has higher demand in the constructions market. The rise in construction activities will create new demand from user ends. Further crucial drivers such as demand due to sodium silicate features are other growth-boosting factors.

Rising per capita income will create another positive impact on the market. However, restrictions such as harmful effects on humans can hinder growth. Also, stringent governmental rules are other growth hindering factors. Still, growth is stable with promising growth opportunities. 

  • Value chain analysis¬†

The Asia Pacific is expected to dominate with the highest sodium silicate market share. The Asia-Pacific area has vast industrialization. It is leading to the development of a diverse range of heavy, medium, and small-scale industries. Because of increased product demand in China, India, and other countries, the sodium silicate sector market is expanding in this region. 

Furthermore, China is one of the largest water consumers. More than 620 billion water is consumed in this region. Drinking water additive is used for human consumption. It is a growth driver for the sodium silicate market in china. As sodium silicate is adopted in many water treatment. It is a certified chemical that is used in human-drinking water. 

Segment overview 

Sodium Silicate Market by Form:

  • Liquid Sodium Silicate

  • Solid Sodium Silicate

Sodium Silicate Market, By Application:

  • Precipitated Silica

  • Construction

  • Pulp & Paper

  • Detergents

  • Water Treatment

  • Food Preservation

  • Metal Casting

  • Paints & Coatings

  • Fire Protection

  • Catalyst Manufacturing

  • Cosmetics, and Textile

Sodium Silicate Market, By Region:

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • South America

  • Middle East & Africa

Global Sodium Silicate Market Share, By End-Use Industry (%)

 Sodium Silicate Market Share

Source: MRFR analysis

Regional analysis 

The key regional players of the sodium silicate market are Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. The increased building and construction activities in developing economies are affecting demand. Also, growing purchasing power is positively impacting growth in the Asia Pacific. It is a market that is expanding at an exponential pace. The launch of large projects in industries like aviation, energy, roadways, and smart cities will create more demand. Growing environmental concerns and water treatment procedures will increase growth opportunities. North America is the next largest market. 

The North American market is expanding due to increased residential building investment. Also, increased per capita is another driving factor. The construction business in the United States will grow in upcoming years. Product demand is increasing by investment in water treatment plants. Europe is another region with a high expansion of sodium silicate. The rising investment will create new product launches in the market. 

The key players in sodium silicate market are 

  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (U.S.)

  • Evonik Industries (Germany)

  • Ciech S.A. (Poland)

  • Silmaco NV (Belgium)

  • Aromachimie Ltd. (UK)

  • Solvay (Belgium)

  • Oriental Silicas Corporation (Taiwan)

  • R. Grace & Company (U.S.)

  • BASF SE (Germany)

  • PQ Corporation (U.S.),

  • PPG Industries, Inc. (the U.S.

  • Nippon Chemical Industrial CO., LTD. (Japan)

Report overview 

  • Market overview highlights¬†

  • Analysis based upon COVID 19

  • Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  • Value chain analysis

  • Market segmentation overview

  • The regional analysis

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • Recent Developments

  • Report Scope:

    Report Attribute/Metric Details
      Market Size   2030: USD 11.2 billion
      CAGR   2030: 4.52% 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   By Application, End-Use Industry and Region
      Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   PQ Corporation (U.S.), Evonik Industries (Germany), BASF SE (Germany), W.R. Grace & Company (U.S.), Ciech S.A. (Poland), Silmaco NV (Belgium), Oriental Silicas Corporation (Taiwan), Aromachimie Ltd. (UK), Nippon Chemical Industrial CO., LTD. (Japan), Solvay (Belgium), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (U.S.), and PPG Industries, Inc. (U.S.).
      Key Market Opportunities   Growing demand from the textile industry for synthetic detergents, wetting agents, and soaps are driving the market growth
      Key Market Drivers   Increasing use of sodium silicate in detergents due to good emulsifying and high buffering power is fuelling the product demand.

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    Sodium silicate is a white powder obtained by melting sodium carbonate and sodium dioxide together. It is mostly used for the production of silica.

    The sodium Silicate Market size is projected as USD 11.2 billion at a CAGR of 4.52% for the forecast 2021-2030.

    Growing demand from the soaps and detergents industry is the major driver for the sodium silicate market.

    Asia Pacific is the fastest growing regional market due to the growing urbanization in the region.

    Leading players in the sodium silicate market include PQ Corporation, Evonik, and BASF, among others.

    Major end users of sodium silicate include soaps and detergents, water treatment, construction materials, adhesives, coatings, and others.