Colloidal Silica Market

2020 Analysis and Review of Colloidal Silica Market by Product Type - Alkaline Colloidal Silica, Acidic Colloidal Silica, Modified Colloidal Silica, and Ordinary Colloidal Silica for 2020-2030

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Colloidal Silica Market Value to Swell 1.5X Over 2020-2030

The global revenue pool of the colloidal silica market will expand nearly 1.5X over the forecast period of 2020-2030. Flourishing consumer electronics and semiconductor industries, worldwide, would be the chief driver of market growth. Amidst stringent government norms to reduce environmental pollution, the paints & coatings industry is moving towards water-based formulations, thereby setting hopes for market players. Furthermore, manufacturers are exploring growth potential in chemical and pulp & paper industries to maintain their competitiveness.

Colloidal Silica Market Scenario: Key Insights

  • The global colloidal silica market is estimated to be valued at US$ 233 Mn in 2020.
  • Market growth is majorly defined by growth spurt in electronics & semiconductor and paints & coatings industries.
  • Acidic colloidal silica continues to stay in-demand; alkaline colloidal silica to gain momentum.
  • East Asia would remain the hub of opportunities in the colloidal silica market; Europe and North America to generate stable returns.
  • The colloidal silica market is expected to receive further impetus from the growing global chemical industry.
  • Colloidal silica is used in investment casting as a slurry on base coatings such as zircon flour and zircon sand, thereby, offering white spaces to market players.

KEY FACTORS SHAPING COLLOIDAL SILICA MARKET

Electronics & Semiconductor and Paints & Coatings Industries to Shape Revenue Growth

Colloidal silica is leveraged as an abrasive polish in the electronics & semiconductor industry. Capturing around one-third of overall market value, the end-use industry continues to attract significant stakeholders’ investments. Colloidal silica is also used as a solvent in water-based paints & coatings, which are suitable for application in dry as well as wet surfaces, and reduce environmental pollution. The paints & coatings industry is aggressively moving towards an eco-friendly approach. Consequently, market players are targeting the paints & coatings industry for outsized returns.

Pharmaceutical Industry to Offer Potential Value-capture Prospects

Colloidal silica is used as a chemical excipient for the production of pharmaceutical tablets, including paracetamol, and animal pharmaceuticals. The compound improves the stability of moisture-sensitive active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and is thus grabbing significant attention of pharmaceutical manufacturers. In addition, colloidal silica finds immense use in tablet making as a disintegrant, adsorbent, glidant, or anti-caking agent, to allow the smooth flow of powder during the development of tablets.

COVID-19 to Hinder Growth of Colloidal Silica Market

The electronics & semiconductor industry is the key contributor to the revenue of the global colloidal market. However, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is posing deep implications for the global supply chain. The pandemic has brought with it quarantines, travel restrictions, and stock market uncertainties. These events will severely impact the year-on-year (YoY) growth of the electronics & semiconductor industry, worldwide, and thus, will have a negative impact on the colloidal silica market in the near term.

Colloidal Silica Market: Structure Analysis

  • The colloidal silica market is expected to witness intense competition in the years ahead, with a strong presence of manufacturers at both, regional and domestic levels.
  • Market players are focusing on product customization for enhanced business footprint.
  • R&D activities in tandem with capacity expansion remain the key tactic followed by colloidal silica market players.

Report Metrics

Details

Base Year

2019

Historical Period

2015-2019

Forecast Period

2020-2030

Market Value in 2020

US$ 233 Mn

Segments Covered

Product Type, Application, and Region

Regions Covered

North America, Latin America, Europe, South Asia and Pacific, East Asia, and the Middle East and Africa

Key Companies

Akzo Nobel N.V (Nouryon Holding, Merck KGaA , ADEKA CORPORATION, ALLIED HIGH TECH PRODUCTS, INC, Nissan Chemical Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, Cabot Corporation, Evonik Industries AG, FUSO CHEMICAL CO., LTD, W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn, NYACOL® Nano Technologies Inc, REMET, Ecolab Inc., Chemiewerk Bad Köstritz GmbH, Guangdong Well-Silicasol Co. Ltd, Qingdao Haiyang Chemical Co. Ltd., Jinan Yinfeng Silicon Products Co. Ltd, Sterling Chemicals, and Makall Group

Growth Drivers

  • Growth of electronics & semiconductor industry
  • Rising preference for water-based formulations in paints & coatings industry
  • High adoption of colloidal silica as a chemical excipient in the pharmaceutical industry 

Manufacturers Capitalize on Acidic Colloidal Silica

Capturing over 2/5 of overall market value, acidic colloidal silica continues to garner higher preference among manufacturers. Excellent stability attribute of colloidal silica is enabling its broader adoption in various end-use applications. However, this study highlights a gradual leaning towards alkaline colloidal silica, which will continue over the decade ahead. While both, acidic and alkaline colloidal silica maintain their positive trend, modified and ordinary variants would see a subsequent decline in their consumption.

East Asia Continues to Remain in Driver’s Seat

East Asia would remain the hub of value-creation prospects in the colloidal silica market, procuring around one-third of total market stack. This growth is primarily attributable to flourishing electronics and semiconductor industries in the region. Further, China represents the most lucrative investment casting and coating production markets. Leading manufacturers are focusing on developing colloidal silica as per end-use applications. Furthermore, the colloidal market in East Asia is likely to experience an uptick in number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Pharmaceutical Industry to Reflect Investment Opportunities

Colloidal silica is leveraged as an active chemical ingredient in developing pharmaceutical tablets such as paracetamol and animal pharmaceuticals. It enhances the stability of moisture-sensitive specialty active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and, as such, is garnering huge attention of pharmaceutical companies. Furthermore, colloidal silica finds immense application in tablet making as an adsorbent, anti-caking agent, disintegrant, or glidant in order to enable smooth flow of powder during the processing of tablets. Market players must tap the potential opportunity to capture the value at stake.

Acidic colloidal silica remains sought-after

Alkaline colloidal silica to pick pace

High adoption in electronics & semiconductor industry

Application in paints & coatings industry to rise

How Growth will Unfold

Market players continue to allocate their resources to the electronics & semiconductor industry, wherein, colloidal silica is leveraged as an abrasive polish. The end-use industry will generate greater total returns to shareholders (TRS) - around 30% - over the projection period. Colloidal silica is utilized as a solvent in water-based paints & coatings, which are suitable for application in both, dry and wet environments, and curb ecological burden. The paints & coatings industry is accelerating its shift towards a greener approach. As such, market players investing in the paints & coatings industry will be well placed for better margins.

Colloidal Silica Market by Application, 2020 (E)

* This data is only a representation. Actual data may vary and will be available in report.

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Overview

A recent market study published by FMI on the colloidal silica market includes global industry analysis of 2015-2019 and opportunity assessment for 2020-2030, and delivers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting thorough research on the historic as well as current growth parameters of the colloidal silica market, growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.

Colloidal Silica Market Taxonomy

The global colloidal silica market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present a complete market intelligence approach to the reader.

Product Type

  • Alkaline Colloidal Silica
  • Acidic Colloidal Silica
  • Modified Colloidal Silica
  • Ordinary Colloidal Silica

Application

  • Pulp & Paper
  • Metals & Metallurgy
  • Electronics & Semiconductors
  • Chemicals
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Building & Construction
  • Textiles & Fabrics

Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa

What's Included

The report begins with the executive summary of the colloidal silica market, which includes a summary of the key statistics and findings of the market. It also includes the supply and demand-side trends related to the colloidal silica market.

Readers can find the definition and a detailed taxonomy of the colloidal silica market in this chapter, which will help them understand the basic information about the colloidal silica market. Along with this, comprehensive information pertaining to colloidal silica and their properties are provided in this section. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which helps readers to understand the scope of the colloidal silica market report.

The colloidal silica market report provides key market trends that are projected to considerably impact the market growth during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are also offered in this section.

This section includes key success factors and strategies adopted by key market players.

This section explains the global market volume analysis and forecast for the colloidal silica market during the forecast period of 2020-2030. This chapter also includes a detailed analysis of the historical colloidal silica market.

In this section, pricing analysis of the colloidal silica market by product type at regional level has been provided.

This section explains the global market value analysis and forecast for the colloidal silica market during the forecast period of 2020-2030. This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the historical colloidal silica market, along with an opportunity analysis of the future. Readers can also find the absolute $ opportunity for the current year (2020), and an incremental $ opportunity for the forecast period (2020-2030).

This chapter explains the key macro-economic factors that are projected to influence the growth of the colloidal silica market during the forecast period. Along with the macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the value chain, forecast and relevance factors, and value chain analysis for the colloidal silica market. Moreover, in-depth information about the market dynamics and impact analysis on the market have been provided in the successive section.

On the basis of product type, the colloidal silica market is segmented into Alkaline Colloidal Silica, Acidic Colloidal Silica, Modified Colloidal Silica and Ordinary Colloidal Silica. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the colloidal silica market and market attractiveness analysis based on the product type.

On the basis of application, the Polypropylene Yarn market is segmented into Pulp & Paper, Metals & Metallurgy, Electronics & Semiconductors, Chemicals, Paints & Coatings, Building & Construction and Textiles & Fabrics. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the colloidal silica market and market attractiveness analysis based on the application

This chapter explains how the colloidal silica market will grow across various geographic regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, South Asia, East Asia, Oceania, and Middle East & Africa (MEA).

This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America colloidal silica market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find the pricing analysis and market growth based on the product type and application in North America.

This chapter provides the growth scenario of the colloidal silica market in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Mexico, and the Rest of Latin America. Along with this, assessment of the market across target segments has been provided.

Important growth prospects of the colloidal silica market based on its application in several countries such as Germany, Italy, the U.K., France, Spain, Russia, BENELUX, and the Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.

This chapter highlights the growth of the colloidal silica market in East Asia by focusing on China, Japan, and South Korea. This section also helps readers to understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the colloidal silica market in East Asia

India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and the Rest of South Asia are the prominent countries in the South Asia region that are the prime subjects of assessment to obtain the growth prospects of the South Asia colloidal silica market. In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the growth parameters of the South Asia Pacific colloidal silica market during the forecast period of 2020-2030.

This chapter provides information about how the colloidal silica market is expected to grow in major countries in the MEA region such as GCC Countries, South Africa, Northern Africa, Turkey and the Rest of MEA, during the forecast period of 2020-2030

This chapter provides information about how the colloidal silica market is anticipated to grow in major countries of the Oceania region such as Australia and New Zealand, during the forecast period of 2020-2030.

In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the tier analysis and market concentration of key players in the colloidal silica market, along with their market presence analysis by region and product portfolio.

In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the prominent stakeholders in the colloidal silica market, along with detailed information about each company, which includes company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players featured in the report are Akzo Nobel N.V (Nouryon Holding, Merck KGaA , ADEKA CORPORATION, ALLIED HIGH TECH PRODUCTS, INC, Nissan Chemical Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, Cabot Corporation, Evonik Industries AG, FUSO CHEMICAL CO., LTD, W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn, NYACOL® Nano Technologies Inc, REMET, Ecolab Inc, Chemiewerk Bad Köstritz GmbH, Guangdong Well-Silicasol Co., Ltd, Qingdao Haiyang Chemical Co., Ltd., Jinan Yinfeng Silicon Products Co., Ltd, Sterling Chemicals, and Makall Group, among others.

This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the colloidal silica market report.

This chapter help readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions as well as important qualitative and quantitative information about the colloidal silica market.

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  • Current market dynamics and challenges
  • Yesteryear trends 
  • Market characteristics
  • Market performance and growth quadrants
  • Competition structure and market structure
  • Strategic growth initiatives
  • Near-term and long-term market growth prospects
  • Market segment splits and authenticity
  • Opinions on market projections and validity of assumptions

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  • Annual Reports and Investor Presentations
  • Research Papers
  • Government Websites and Publications
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