Bentonite Market on a Steady Growth Trail; Demand Buoyed by Oil & Gas and Water Treatment Applications, Projects a New FMI Study

Mar 19,2020 | Chemicals & Materials

On account of rising energy requirements, bentonite is witnessing substantial consumption in oil & gas drilling segment. Moreover, numerous uses of bentonite in applications such as pharmaceuticals, animal feed, detergents, consmetics, dyes, and paints are causing a spike in demand. A new Future Market Insights (FMI) report projects the growth rate of global bentonite market at 4.3% through the forecast period (2019-2029).

Key Takeaways of Bentonite Market Study

  • Construction remains the prominent end-use segment  for bentonite.
  • Role of bentonite as a drilling agent is accelerating its usage in oil & gas drilling activities.
  • Water treatment applications are pushing adoption of bentonite which is bolstering market growth.
  • Majority of demand for bentonite remains concentrated in Asia Pacific.
  • North America bentonite market will observe noteworthy CAGR through 2029.
  • Stringent government norms regarding the use of bentonite with certain chemical additives is restraining market growth.

Leading innovators must develop and launch new products which cater to various industries to leverage the versatility of bentonite thereby fostering their market position.

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Asia Pacific to be the Leading Contributor to Bentonite Market Growth Through 2029

In view of thriving end-use industries and higher net worth income of consumers, bentonite market in Asia Pacific will exhibit profuse growth over the forecast period. Asia Pacific bentonite market occupies 42.3% revenue share on account of heightened demand for consumer care products in emerging economies such as China and India.

On the other hand, North America will account for substantial market share through the forecast period. The higher uptake of bentonite in oil & gas exploration activities is to be attributed for regional market growth. However, stricter regulatory norms in North America will constrain the bentonite market growth in the region.

For More Detailed Insights on Bentonite Market

Key Market Players Expedite R&D Undertakings for Sustained Leadership

Major players featured in this FMI study include, but are not limited to, American Colloid Company, Alfa Aesar, Atlantic Screen & Mfg., Inc., Bentonite Company LLC, BariteWorld, Bentonit Uniao, Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC, LLC, Bulk Apothecary, Black Hills Bentonite, Aydin Bentonit, Ashapura Group of Companies, and CIMBAR Performance Minerals.

Apart from engaging in increasing R&D undertakings, market leaders are also focused on aggressive pricing strategy. The competitive landscape of bentonite market is highly fragmented in nature. Quality and pricing remain the strategic focal point of premier companies. Moreover, they opt for collaboration with various drilling industry players and foundries for long-term value creation.

More about the Report

FMI’s study offers an in-depth market forecast and analysis on the global bentonite market. The major categories encompassed by the report include product type (sodium and calcium), end-use application (drilling fluid, binder, sealant, adsorbent/absorbent, and clarification agent) across five regions (North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific).

For additional information on how the research was undertaken and how the market growth will unfold in the near future, write the expert research analyst at [email protected] 

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