Feldspar Market

2019 Analysis and Review of Feldspar Market by Product - Potassium Feldspar and Plagioclase Feldspar for 2019 - 2029

  • 2020-03-16
  • REP-GB-2736
  • 23 Tables
  • 97 Figures
  • 300 pages
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Feldspar Market

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Feldspar Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Feldspar market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Feldspar market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

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Feldspar - A Key to Transforming Glass & Ceramics Landscape

By far, feldspar is considered the most abundant group of minerals in the earth’s crust. It encompasses a whole range of minerals and includes alumina and alkalis such as sodium oxide and potassium oxide. Today, most of the products used on a daily basis are made using feldspar - from glassware to bathtub to and bathroom floor tiles. Increasing demand for glass and ceramic products and coatings for welding rods along with extenders and fillers in the paint industry are the major factors driving growth of the feldspar market. Additionally, rising number of construction activities and growing need for electronics are other dynamics that are expected to augment the market growth over the forecast period, 2019-2029.

According to Future Market Insights’ new study, the global feldspar market revenue surpassed US$ 1.3 Bn in 2018, and is poised to increment at a CAGR of 5% over the predefined timeframe. In recent times, continuous expansion of the construction industry in developing countries is significantly catapulting sales of feldspar.

Gains Underpinned by Increased Usage in Glass and Ceramics Manufacturing

Feldspar is one of the major materials used in glass and ceramics industries. In glass manufacturing, feldspar is widely used as a fluxing agent - a rich source of alumina, silica, and alkali. This fluxing agent used in ceramic and glass bodies decreases the high melting point of the main glass forming constituents. Furthermore, in ceramics industry, after clay, feldspar is the most important ingredient. It provides toughness, strength, and durability to the ceramic body. Feldspar melts over a range of temperatures easily and it facilitates the melting of clays and quartz through suitable mixing and allows modulations in ceramic manufacturing. These factors continue to play an instrumental role in growth of the feldspar market.

However, some of the ceramics and glasses are recycled that limits the feldspar usage in their manufacturing. This, in turn, is creating a hindrance in demand for feldspar. Further, stringent government regulations and concerns over environmental impact of mining feldspar are likely to represent potential threat for market players.

Europe to Take the Lead

Europe will remain at the forefront of the global feldspar market, accounting for close to 59% of the total revenue share. Growing production and consumption of feldspar in countries such as Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland and western parts of Russia has expected to benefit the market participants in region, in terms of raw material procurement. The region will continue to mark a significant growth rate, in view of mounting demand for glass and ceramics in construction and automotive industries and in manufacturing of electronic sensors and medical devices. Moreover, Germany is the major producer of feldspar and the production capacity is expected to increase in the future. Therefore, manufacturers should be looking at a period of sustained demand.

Feldspar Market: Competitive Landscape

Acquisitions, R&D activities, and adoption of advanced technologies are some of the major strategies adopted by feldspar market players. In the current scenario, the market shows a high level of consolidation, with a small of manufacturers accounting for relatively large revenue share.

Competitive pricing strategy remains a key focus area of these manufacturers. For instance, in October 2019, The Quartz Corp - one of the leading feldspar market players - declared a rise in prices of feldspar on an average of 5% to 10%, effective from 1st January 2020. This will be implemented through changes in packaging and product prices, as it is necessary to offset rising costs in labor, material, and regulatory compliance.

A latest business intelligence report published by Future Market Insights (FMI) on feldspar market includes an in-depth analysis for 2014-2018 and global opportunity assessment for 2019-2029 and provides latest and valuable assessment on market dynamics. After conducting detailed research on current and historic growth prospects, the analysts have obtained major factors impacting the growth of the market with precision.

Feldspar Market: Segmentation

The global feldspar market is segmented in detail to cover all aspects of the market and provide a detailed market research insights to readers.

Product

Application

Region

  • K-Feldspar
  • Glass
  • North America
  • Plagioclase Feldspar
  • Ceramic
  • Europe

 

  • Construction
  • APAC

 

  • Decorative
  • Central & South America

 

  • Electrical
  • MEA

Report Chapters

Chapter 01 - Executive Summary & Market Overview

The report begins with an executive summary of the feldspar market along with major findings and statistical analysis of the market. Readers can find the definition and relevant detailed taxonomy of the market in this chapter which will provide them with better understanding of the basic information about the market.

Chapter 02 - Market Dynamics & Scope

This chapter will enlighten the readers about the global market value analysis and forecast for the market over the forecast period 2019-2029 and foremost macroeconomics factors that will impact the market growth during the forecast period. This part also explains the opportunity analysis for the market. It also unveils about key market dynamics that includes drivers and challenges. Moreover, readers will have a better understanding regarding the key trends followed by leading market players in the market. The last part of this chapter will include detailed analysis on value chain, regulatory framework, and pricing at global as well as regional level.

Chapter 03 - Business Environment Analysis  

This chapter provides a deep dive-assessment of the global market scenario with the help of PESTEL and Porter’s Five Forces analysis.

Chapter 04 - Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029 by Product

Based on the type of product, the market is bifurcated into potassium feldspar and plagioclase feldspar. In this chapter, reader can find key market trends, innovations, and development in the market and market attractiveness analysis according to product type.

Chapter 05 - Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029 by Application

This section of the report includes insights about market based on application which is segmented into glass, ceramic, construction, decorative, and electrical. This chapter will enlighten the reader about market attractiveness analysis based on application.

Chapter 06 - Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029 by Region

This chapter of the global market explains how the market will grow across five major regions North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Central & South America, and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

Chapter 6.1. - North America: Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029

This part includes detailed analysis of the growth of the North America market with country-wise assessment which includes the U.S. and Canada. The chapter also highlights pricing analysis, market growth, and regional trends based on product type and application in the countries of North America.

Chapter 6.2. - Europe: Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029

Essential growth factors of the market in several countries such as Germany, the U.K, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, and the rest of Europe are inculcated in this chapter.

Chapter 6.3. - Asia Pacific: Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029

In this chapter, some of the leading countries in APAC region are prime subjects of assessments to attain growth prospects of APAC market. Readers can find detailed knowledge about the growth factors of the APAC market over the forecast period.

Chapter 6.4. - Central & South America: Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast 2019-2029   

This part of the report showcases how the market is poised to grow across the Central & South American region.

Chapter 6.5. - MEA: Market Analysis 2014-2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029

This chapter includes information about how the market is expected to grow in some of the major countries in the MEA region such as GCC countries, South Africa, Turkey, Northern Africa, and the rest of MEA over the predefined timeframe.

Chapter 07 - Market Structure Analysis

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis about market tier and concentration of the major frontrunners in the market, along with market presence analysis by product and region portfolio.

Chapter 08 - Dashboard & Company Profiles

In this chapter, readers will find detailed facts which includes an overview, strategic overview, revenue shares, and competitive landscape. The report also offers a detailed strategic profiles of a few leading market players such as Sunminerals, QUARTZ Corp, Pacer Corporation, Imerys Ceramics. Quarzwerke GmbH, I-Minerals Inc., U.S. Silica Company, Adolf Gottfried Tonwerke GMbH, LB Minerals, SCR-Sibelco NV, and Granite Rock Company.

Chapter 09 - Assumptions and Acronyms

This chapter includes a list of assumptions and acronyms that provides a base to the statistics and insights included in feldspar market report.

Chapter 10 - Research Methodology

This chapter of research intelligence will let reader understand the research methodology adopted to obtain various conclusions as well as vital quantitative and qualitative data about the market. It also highlights on how the chemicals and materials industry is benefitting from the consumption of feldspar.

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