Specialty Silicone Market Research Report- Global Forecast to 2027

Specialty Silicone Market Research Report by Type (Silicone Elastomers, Silicone Greases, Silicone Surfactants, Silicone Polish, Silicone Textile Softeners, Others), End-Use Industry (Textiles, Healthcare, Electronics, Others) – Global Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/CnM/3730-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 138 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Synopsis:


Silicones are also known as polisiloxanes, these are polymers that include synthetic compounds made up of siloxane. Silicones are heat resistant and are widely used in adhesives, lubricants, cooking utensils, medicine, and thermal and electric insulation. Specialty Silicones are versatile products that help in enhancing the product performance and make them more durable and effective. Specialty silicones are extensively used in many industries such as electronics, personal care, health care, and building and construction among others. Properties such as thermal stability, low toxicity, low chemical reactivity, and heat and water resistance among others make Specialty Silicones suitable for many end-use industries. The increasing demand from the end user industries is the major factor augmenting the growth of the market. Moreover, the growing demand for Specialty Silicone from the skin lightning and other skin care products is further expected to surge the market growth. The global market is segmented on the basis of product type and applications.


Among the various segments in Specialty Silicone Market, the silicone elastomer segment is the leading segment of the market and is anticipated to continue its dominance over the forecast period. They are extensively used in applications such as dental, medical implants, aerospace, and automotive applications. Superior qualities of silicone elastomers such as low surface friction, tear resistance, thermal resistance and self-adhesive nature pave the way for silicone elastomers to be used in the construction, automotive, consumer goods, healthcare, electrical and electronics among others.  The market for the end-use industry is segregated into textiles, healthcare, electronics, agriculture, construction, cosmetic and personal care, chemical, automotive and others. In the end use industries, the construction is the dominant segment and is expected to grow at an encouraging CAGR. The elastomeric properties and durability to withstand harsh climates make specialty silicones an effective use as an adhesive in building and construction.


The Global Specialty Silicone Market Share by Product Type: Specialty Silicone Market


Regional Analysis:


The Specialty Silicone Market is segmented across five regions: Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. Among these, Asia Pacific holds a major share of the market and is expected to be the fastest growing market with an encouraging CAGR. The growing population and the increasing personal disposable incomes in the developing nations are the major reason driving the growth of the specialty silicone market. Moreover, the burgeoning construction industry in countries such as India, China Indonesia, Vietnam, and South Korea is adding to the demand for silicone adhesives which in turn is propelling the market growth. In addition, the increase in government expenditure coupled with the growing demand for healthcare, personal care, textiles and electronics among other is also contributing significantly to the growth of the market in the region. The major countries adding to the market growth are India, China, and Japan.


North America is another dominant region for the market of Specialty Silicones exhibiting an expanding CAGR. The presence of the big three automobile companies namely General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler has augmented the demand for Specialty Silicone for the use of a sealant in the automobile industry. Furthermore, the newly elected government has brought about the new wave of investments in construction and renovation of the infrastructure mainly in the U.S. and Canada, which is further expected to boost the market in the region.


The European region is a lucrative market mainly driven by the developed automobile, healthcare, and cosmetic industry. The growing demand for Specialty Silicone from the cosmetic and personal care industry for the use as a protection and to repair hair and skin is driving the growth of the market. Specialty Silicones forms a basic ingredient in skin care products such as creams, serums, shampoos, and other hair care products.


Segmental Analysis:


The Global Specialty Silicone Market is segmented into type and end-use industry. On the basis of type, the market is segregated into antifoam / defoaming agents, silicone elastomers, silicone greases, silicone surfactants, silicone polish, silicone textile softeners, silicone water repellants, thin silicone membranes and others. The market by the end use industry is further categorized textiles healthcare, electronics, construction, cosmetic and personal, automotive and others.


Key Players:


Some of the prominent players operating in the Global Specialty Silicone Market are Dow Corning Corporation (U.S.), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), Momentive (U.S.), Shin-Etsu Chemical Company (Japan), Elkem AS (Norway), Evonik Industries AG (Germany), Siltech Corporation (Canada), AB Specialty Silicones (Illinois), and KCC Basildon (U.K) among others.


Geographical Analysis:


The report covers brief analysis of the major geographic regions namely Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.


Intended Audience



  • Specialty Silicones Manufacturers

  • Traders and Distributors of Specialty Silicone

  • Production Process Industries

  • Potential Investors

  • Raw Material Suppliers

  • Nationalized Laboratory



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   Significant Value
  CAGR   Substantial CAGR (2017-2023)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   type and end-use industry
  Geographies Covered   Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
  Key Vendors   Dow Corning Corporation (U.S.), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), Momentive (U.S.), Shin-Etsu Chemical Company (Japan), Elkem AS (Norway), Evonik Industries AG (Germany), Siltech Corporation (Canada), AB Specialty Silicones (Illinois), and KCC Basildon (U.K)
  Key Market Opportunities   
  Key Market Drivers   


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


Specialty silicones are polymers including synthetic compounds made up of siloxane. They are also known as polisiloxanes.

Specialty silicones are used in a range of end-use applications, including construction, textiles, healthcare, and electronics.

The construction industry is the leading end user of specialty silicones, which make for the perfect material for adhesives used in construction projects.

Silicon elastomers are the leading product type in the specialty silicones market, accounting for a 30% share in the global market in 2017.

Asia Pacific is the leading regional market for specialty silicones due to the growing construction industry in the region.

Table of Contents:

1 Executive Summary

2 Scope of the Report

2.1 Market Definition

2.2 Scope of the Study

2.2.1 Research Objectives

2.2.2 Assumptions & Limitations

2.3 Markets Structure

3 Market Research Methodology

3.1 Research Type

3.2 Secondary Research

3.3 Primary Research

3.4 Forecast Model

4 Market Landscape

4.1 Five Forces Analysis

4.1.1 Threat of New Entrants

4.1.2 Bargaining power of buyers

4.1.3 Threat of substitutes

4.1.4 Segment rivalry

4.2 Value Chain/Supply Chain of Global Specialty Silicone

5 Industry Overview of Global Specialty Silicone

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Growth Drivers

5.3 Impact analysis

5.4 Market Challenges

6 Market Trends

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Growth Trends

6.3 Impact analysis

7. Global Specialty Silicone by Type

7.1 Introductions

7.2 Antifoam/ Deforming agents

7.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.3 Silicone elastomers

7.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.4 Silicone greases

7.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.5 Silicone surfactants

7.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.6 Silicone Polish

7.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.7 Silicone textile softeners

7.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.8 Silicone water repellants

7.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.9 Thin silicone membranes

7.9.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.9.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.10 Others

7.10.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.10.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8. Global Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Textile

8.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.3 Healthcare

8.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.4 Electronics

8.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.5 Construction

8.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.6 Cosmetic and Personal Care

8.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.7 Automobile

8.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.8 Others

8.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

9. Global Specialty Silicone by Region

9.1 Introduction

9.2 North America

9.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.2.4 U.S.

9.2.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.2.5 Canada

9.2.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.2.6 Mexico

9.2.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.3 Europe

9.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.3.4 Germany

9.3.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.3.5 Italy

9.3.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.3.6 U.K

9.3.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.4 Asia Pacific

9.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.4.4 China

9.4.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.4.5 India

9.4.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.4.6 Japan

9.4.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific

9.4.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.5 Middle East & Africa

9.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.5.4 Saudi Arabia

9.5.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.5.5 Qatar

9.5.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.5.6 North Africa

9.5.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.5.7 GCC

9.5.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.5.8 Rest of Middle East & Africa

9.5.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.8.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.6 Latin America

9.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.6.4 Brazil

9.6.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.6.5 Argentina

9.6.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.6.6 Uruguay

9.6.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

9.6.7 Rest of Latin America

9.6.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by End Use Industry, 2020-2027

10. Company Landscape

11. Company Profiles

11.1 Dow Corning Corporation

11.1.1 Company Overview

11.1.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.1.3 Financial Updates

11.1.4 Key Developments

11.2 Wacker Chemie AG

11.2.1 Company Overview

11.2.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.2.3 Financial Updates

11.2.4 Key Developments

11.3 Momentive Performance Materials Inc

11.3.1 Company Overview

11.3.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.3.3 Financial Updates

11.3.4 Key Developments

11.4 Shin-Etsu Chemical Company

11.4.1 Company Overview

11.4.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.4.3 Financial Updates

11.4.4 Key Developments

11.5 Elkem AS

11.5.1 Company Overview

11.5.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.5.3 Financial Updates

11.5.4 Key Developments

11.6 Evonik Industries AG

11.6.1 Company Overview

11.6.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.6.3 Financial Updates

11.6.4 Key Developments

11.7 Siltech Corporation

11.7.1 Company Overview

11.7.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.7.3 Financial Updates

11.7.4 Key Developments

11.8 AB Specialty Silicone

11.9.1 Company Overview

11.9.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.9.3 Financial Updates

11.9.4 Key Developments

11.9 KCC Basildon

11.9.1 Company Overview

11.9.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

11.9.3 Financial Updates

11.9.4 Key Developments

12 Conclusion

List of Tables:

Table 1 World Population by Major Regions (2020 To 2027)

Table 2 Global Specialty Silicone: By Region, 2020-2027

Table 3 North America Specialty Silicone: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 4 Europe Specialty Silicone: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 5 Asia-Pacific Specialty Silicone: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 6 Middle East & Africa Specialty Silicone: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 7 Latin America Specialty Silicone: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 8 Global Specialty Silicone by Type Market: By Regions, 2020-2027

Table 9 North America Specialty Silicone by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table10 Europe Specialty Silicone by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table11 Asia-Pacific Specialty Silicone by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table12 Middle East & Africa Specialty Silicone by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table13 Latin America Specialty Silicone by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table14 Global Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry Market: By Regions, 2020-2027

Table15 North America Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table16 Europe Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table17 Asia-Pacific Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table18 Middle East & Africa Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table19 Latin America Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table20 Global Type Market: By Region, 2020-2027

Table21 Global End Use Industry Market: By Region, 2020-2027

Table22 North America Specialty Silicone, By Country

Table23 North America Specialty Silicone, By Type

Table24 North America Specialty Silicone, By End Use Industry

Table25 Europe: Specialty Silicone, By Country

Table26 Europe: Specialty Silicone, By Type

Table27 Europe: Specialty Silicone, By End Use Industry

Table28 Asia-Pacific: Specialty Silicone, By Country

Table29 Asia-Pacific: Specialty Silicone, By Type

Table30 Asia-Pacific: Specialty Silicone, By End Use Industry

Table31 Middle East & Africa: Specialty Silicone, By Country

Table32 Middle East & Africa Specialty Silicone, By Type

Table33 Middle East & Africa Specialty Silicone, By End Use Industry

Table34 Latin America: Specialty Silicone, By Country

Table35 Latin America Specialty Silicone, By Type

Table36 Latin America Specialty Silicone, By End Use Industry

List of Figures:

FIGURE 1 Global Specialty Silicone segmentation

FIGURE 2 Forecast Methodology

FIGURE 3 Five Forces Analysis of Global Specialty Silicone

FIGURE 4 Value Chain of Global Specialty Silicone

FIGURE 5 Share of Global Specialty Silicone in 2020, by country (in %)

FIGURE 6 Global Specialty Silicone, 2020-2027,

FIGURE 7 Sub segments of Type

FIGURE 8 Global Specialty Silicone size by Type, 2020

FIGURE 9 Share of Global Specialty Silicone by Type, 2020 to 2027

FIGURE 10 Global Specialty Silicone size by End Use Industry, 2020

FIGURE 11 Share of Global Specialty Silicone by End Use Industry, 2020 to 2027