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Superplasticizers Market Research Report Information By Type (Polycarboxylate (P.C.) Derivatives, Sulfonated Naphthalene Formaldehydes, Sulfonated Melamine Formaldehydes, and Modified Lignosulfonates), By Form (Liquid, and Powder), By Application (Ready-Mix Concrete (RMC), Precast Concrete, High-Performance Concrete (HPC), and Others) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) - Forecast Till 2030


ID: MRFR/CnM/9076-CR | 185 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale| March 2023

Global Superplasticizers Market Overview


Superplasticizers Market Size was valued at USD 5.71 billion in 2021. The Superplasticizers market industry is projected to grow from USD 5.89 Billion in 2022 to USD 10.32 billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.24% during the forecast period (2023 - 2030). Growing demand for poly-carboxylates (PCE) superplasticizer and growing use of precast concrete and Ready-mix concrete are driving the market growth.Superplasticizers Market Overview


  Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Superplasticizers Market Trends




  • Growing demand for poly-carboxylates (PCE) superplasticizer




The poly-carboxylates (PCE) are the new generation superplasticizer which is in high demand in the concrete admixture market at present as it offers the workability enhancement at low water to cement ratios, resulting in the production of durable and flowable concrete, better adaptability with cement, gypsum & other materials, Reduces surface defects to improve aesthetic appearance and better performance of slump protection. Additionally, it does not contain chlorides or other steel corrosion promoting ingredients. PCE is a kind of surfactant containing carboxyl grafted copolymer in molecules, and due to its unique molecular structure, it has various advantages, such as low dosage, high water reduction rate, significant early strength growth, satisfactory keeping slump, less impact on the shrinkage of concrete, and performance is not affected by the order of addition. Hence due to its extensive properties it is widely used in construction sector which propels the growth of global superplasticizer market.


In addition, PCE can be used to reduce the environmental impact of concrete, mainly by enabling concrete mix designs with reduced amounts of cement or increased use of secondary cementitious materials such as slag, fly ash or limestone. All high performing PCE superplasticizers are monomers derived from crude oil. As an alternative to crude oil other materials, biobased materials, have been considered such as organic materials that are available on a renewable or recurring basis such as crop residues, wood residues, grasses, and aquatic plants. For instance, in 2020 Sika has launched its first bio-based superplasticizer on the market, Sika has replaced over 85% of the petroleum-based raw materials which are used in production of superplasticisers with raw materials that are obtained from renewable vegetable substances. Increasing demand for high-strength, high-performance concrete, self-compacting concrete, and high strength self-compacting concrete (HSC/HPC/SCC/HS-SCC) has increased demand for the high-rise building construction, which is driving the growth of the construction industry, which in turn affect the global superplasticizer market. Thus, the extensive properties of PCE superplasticizers and the growing construction industry with increasing purchasing power are factors expected to boost the demand for superplasticizers and fuel the global market growth during the forecast period. Thus, growing demand for poly-carboxylates (PCE) superplasticizer is a factor driving the growth of the Superplasticizers market revenue.



  •  Size of the global construction market (2020-2030)


SIZE OF THE GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION MARKET

Superplasticizers Market Segment Insights


Superplasticizers Type Insights


The Superplasticizers Market segmentation, based on reactor type, includes Polycarboxylate (P.C.) Derivatives, Sulfonated Naphthalene Formaldehydes, Sulfonated Melamine Formaldehydes, and Modified Lignosulfonates. The Polycarboxylate (P.C.) Derivatives segment held the majority share in 2021 contribution to around ~43.66% in respect to the Superplasticizers Market revenue. PWRs use ordinary water as both coolant and moderator. The design is distinguished by a primary cooling circuit that flows under high pressure through the core of the reactor, and a secondary circuit in which steam is generated to power the turbine. These are also referred to as VVER, water-moderated, and -cooled reactors.


November 2020 Sika expanded its production capacity in the UAE by commissioning a new manufacturing facility in Dubai. In addition to concrete admixtures, epoxy resins are now being produced locally for the target market flooring.


August 2021 Sika acquired Shenzhen Landun Holding Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of waterproofing systems in China. The company offers a comprehensive range of waterproofing products and technologies, perfectly complementing Sika's existing portfolio. The combined offering will provide new growth opportunities in the fast-growing Chinese waterproofing market.


Superplasticizers Form Insights


The Superplasticizers Market segmentation, based on form, includes liquid, and powder. The liquid segment dominated the market in 2021 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2022-2030. This attributed to the properties offered by the liquid superplasticizers, liquid superplasticizers included around 40% of active substance. Higher dose is used to reduce the water cement ratio. Also, lesser sensitivity to the fluctuations of temperature and its lower cost is driving the market growth.


November 2021: Sika acquired MBCC group to accelerate its growth strategy and reinforce its position as sustainability champion in the global construction industry. This acquisition has further broadened the growth opportunity for the Superplasticizers industry.


Figure 2: Superplasticizers Market, by Form, 2021 & 2030 (USD Million)Superplasticizers Market, by Form, 2021 & 2030


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Superplasticizers Application Insights


The Superplasticizers Market segmentation, based on application, includes Ready-Mix Concrete (RMC), Precast Concrete, High-Performance Concrete (HPC), and Others. The Ready-Mix Concrete (RMC) segment dominated the market in 2021 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2022-2030. Due to the increasing adoption of ready-mix concrete in asia-pacific. this region has adopted this to speed up its overall process of construction, which is predicted to enhance the growth of the Superplasticizers Market.


December 2021: GCP applied technologies signs a definitive agreement to be acquired by Saint-Gobain. In a transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion. The acquisition of GCP is a good and major move for Saint-Gobain to further enhance its worldwide leadership in construction chemicals and increase its geographic footprint in North America and emerging markets, both objectives being at the core of our "Grow & Impact" strategic strategy.


Figure 2: Superplasticizers Market, by Application, 2021 & 2030 (USD Million)Superplasticizers Market, by Application, 2021 & 2030


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Superplasticizers Regional Insights


By Region, the study segments the market into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. Asia-Pacific Superplasticizers market accounted for USD 1.95 billion in 2021 and is expected to exhibit an 7.75% CAGR during the study period. This is attributed to growth in the construction and infrastructure industry in the major economies of the region. This factor is anticipated to drive the growth of the market in Asia-Pacific.


Further, the major countries studied are: The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 3: SUPERPLASTICIZERS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021 (%)SUPERPLASTICIZERS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe Superplasticizers market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the presence of key players in the region adopting various market strategies to expand the market footprint in emerging markets. Further, the Germany Superplasticizers market held the largest market share, and the was the fastest growing market in the European region.


The North America Superplasticizers Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.06% from 2022 to 2030. North America is projected to hold a significant share of the target market owing to increasing buildings and construction industry in the region. Moreover, US Superplasticizers market held the largest market share, and it was the fastest growing market in the North America region


Superplasticizers Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


The Superplasticizers Market is characterized by the presence of many regional and local vendors. In the competitive landscape, the report analyses the degree of competition among the industry players as well as industry growth and market scenario. The Superplasticizers Market is at a growing stage, which represents healthy stats in terms of market value and overall volume. Over the past few years, the Superplasticizers Market has witnessed significant demand in various applications such as ready-mix concrete (RMC), precast concrete, high-performance concrete (HPC), and others like self-compacting concrete (SCC), shotcrete, and fly ash concrete (FAC). The degree of competition among the market players is expected to be moderate-to-high on account of a substantial number of market players across the region. The Superplasticizers Market is fragmented, and it is moving towards growth by specifically adopting partnership, capacity expansion, joint-venture, and product launch strategies.


In the Superplasticizers Market, Arkema, BASF SE, GCP Applied Technologies Inc., Sika AG, KAO Corporation, and Mapei are the major shareholders. As mentioned earlier, the major market players are taking a strong decision with an aim to raise their profitability, expand their product portfolio, and attain competitive advantage from each other’s core competencies, and these industry players are adopting expansion, joint venture, and product launch strategies to penetrate in the global as well as regional market The Mapei, Sika AG, HA-BE Betochemie, Arkema, and Chembond Chemicals Limited has extensive product portfolio of superplasticizers in the global markets and focuses on offering new products to attract new consumers and strengthen its current consumer base. These players offer a wide range of products as it invests heavily in product launches, focusing on construction materials and therefore, the product launch strategy holds 14.3%.Acquisitions are also part of the company’s strategies to expand in different regions of the world and increase its product portfolio by bagging major brands. For instance, Sika AG is highly focused on the acquisition strategy. By adopting acquisition strategy, the key players can access a wider customer base, have organic growth, obtain product diversification, can have better production or distribution facilities, and increased purchasing power. According to MRFR analysis, acquisitions & mergers accounted for 48.0% of the incremental developments in the market. Key players emphasize acquiring local and regional players to increase productivity, expand product portfolio, enter different regions, and strengthen their distribution channels. Companies in the Superplasticizers Market are investing in R&D to develop new products and diversify their product portfolio and strengthen their consumer base.


SIKA AG is a leading specialty chemicals company in the development and manufacture of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. SIKA AG produces and supplies a full selection of admixtures and additives for manufacturing concrete, cement, and mortar. These products improve certain concrete properties, such as workability, watertightness, durability, load-bearing capacity, and early and final strength, whether the concrete is fresh or has already hardened. Due to the rising performance demands imposed on concrete and mortar, particularly in urban areas and infrastructure construction, the need for admixtures and additives is rising. The company has a presence in 101 countries worldwide with over 300 manufacturer factory units. It also has a global network of over 200,000 distributors across the globe. It works in eight target markets: building finishing, concrete, waterproofing, sealing & bonding, roofing, flooring, refurbishment, and industry.


Also, BASF SE (BASF) is one of the largest chemical producers in the world. The company operates its business through five segments which are chemicals, performance products, functional materials and solutions, agricultural solutions, and others. However, as of January 2019, the company has divided its business into six divisions: materials, industrial solutions, chemicals, surface technologies, agricultural solutions, and nutrition & care. The company operates through 12 divisions that manage 54 global and regional business units and develop strategies for 86 strategic businesses. BASF marks its presence in 80 countries and operates through six Verbund sites, which interlink the working of production plants, energy flows, and infrastructure in different regions. BASF primarily operates in Europe and has an active presence in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East & Africa.


Key Companies in the Superplasticizers market include



Superplasticizers Market Developments


June 2022 Sika AG expanded its production by bringing a new manufacturing plant for concrete admixtures on stream in Stafford, Virginia.


May 2022 Sika has opened a new plant in Santa Cruz de la Sierra to double its production capacity for mortar and concrete admixtures in Bolivia.


March 2022 Sika acquired Sable Marco Inc., a manufacturer of cement products and mortars in Canada. Headquartered in Pont Rouge. This acquisition will open up new opportunities for Sika in the Eastern region of Canada.


Superplasticizers Market Segmentation


Superplasticizers Type Outlook



  • Polycarboxylate (P.C.) Derivatives

  • Sulfonated Naphthalene Formaldehydes

  • Sulfonated Melamine Formaldehydes

  • Modified Lignosulfonates


Superplasticizers Form Outlook



  • Liquid

  • Powder


Superplasticizers Application Outlook



  • Ready-Mix Concrete (RMC)

  • Precast Concrete

  • High-Performance Concrete (HPC)

  • Others


Superplasticizers Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Latin America

    • Mexico

    • Argentina

    • Brazil

    • Rest of Latin America



  • Middle East & Africa

    • GCC Countries

    • South Africa

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2021 USD 5.71 billion
Market Size 2022 USD 5.89 billion
Market Size 2030 USD 10.32 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 7.24% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2019 & 2020
Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Form, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Arkema BASF SE GCP Applied Technologies Inc. KAO corporation HA-BE BETONCHEM Sika AG Mapei Enaspol Chembond Chemicals Limited Rhein-Chemotechnik Rain Carbon Fritz-Pak Corporation
Key Market Opportunities Growth Potential in BRICS region
Key Market Dynamics Growing demand for poly-carboxylates (PCE) superplasticizer Growing use of precast concrete and Ready-mix concrete


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Superplasticizers Market Size was valued at USD 5.71 billion in 2021

The US accounted for the largest market share of 77.72% in 2021, with a market value of USD 1,113.6 million

The Superplasticizers market share is likely to attain a global CAGR of 7.24% during the ongoing forecast period

North America is projected to hold a significant share

Arkema BASF SE GCP Applied Technologies Inc. KAO corporation HA-BE BETONCHEM Sika AG Mapei Enaspol Chembond Chemicals Limited Rhein-Chemotechnik Rain Carbon Fritz-Pak Corporation

The liquid segment dominated the market in 2021 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2022-2030

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