Metallic Stearates Market: Increasing Demand from Plastic and Polymer Applications Driving Revenue Growth: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018-2028


  • Rep Id : XPLREP2999
  • Published On : November, 2018
  • No. of Pages : 148
  • Category : Metals
  • Publisher : Future Market Insights

XploreMR offers a 10-year forecast for the metallic stearates market between 2018 and 2028. In terms of volume, the global metallic stearates market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.1% during the projected period. The primary objective of the global metallic stearates market study is to offer insights on the advancements in the metallic stearates market. The study demonstrates the market dynamics that are expected to influence the current environment and future status of the global metallic stearates market over the forecast period. The primary objective of the global metallic stearates market study is to offer updates on the trends, drivers, restraints, value forecasts, and opportunities for manufacturers operating in the market.

Metallic stearates are derived from a variety of natural, renewable feed stocks, which determines the properties of a wide range of end products. Metallic stearates are developed by a chemical reaction between steric acid and metal salts, such as metal hydroxides, metal chloride, metal oxides, and metal sulfate. Metallic stearates are available in various forms such as beads, granules, powder, and water-based dispersions. Metallic stearates are the salts of stearic acid or esters. Polymers and plastics are the key industries for metallic stearates. The primary advantage of metallic stearates is their manifold use in industries such as paints, coatings, inks, personal care, polymers, and plastics, and many more. Metallic stearates are used as lubricating agents, softening agents, heat stabilizers, for color dispersion, release lubricants, acid scavengers, anti-tackifiers, and others.

Innovative products such as zinc stearates are evolving due to rapid changes in consumer expectations related to advanced technology, innovative features, and high product performance at low cost. This further leads to expansion in the production of value-added products in plastics, polymers, pharmaceuticals, rubber, and others industries with unique features. Thus, tie-ups with research institutes and universities lead to better research capabilities and innovation of such products. Spending on research and development by key player’s accounts for around 10% of the overall revenue generated by companies. Research and development in the metallic stearates market is very crucial, owing to the dynamic nature of the industry. Various prominent players are establishing new research and development centers, globally, with the objective of catering to the changing demand from consumers, which is the main factor driving the growth of the global metallic stearates market during the forecast period. However, fluctuations in the prices of metallic stearates such as zinc stearates used in food and pharmaceutical applications may hamper the growth of the global metallic stearates in the near future.

The report analyses the market share of metallic stearates on the basis of product type, application, and region. A section of the report highlights the demand for metallic stearates, region-wise. It provides a market outlook for 2018–2028, and sets the forecast within the context of the metallic stearates ecosystem, including new technological developments as well as product offerings in the global metallic stearates market. This study discusses the key regional trends contributing to the growth of the metallic stearates market, globally, as well as analyses the degree to which the drivers are influencing the market, globally. Key regions assessed in the global metallic stearates market report include North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, APAC, China, and Middle East & Africa.

The research methodology of the global metallic stearates market involves an in-depth secondary research at first, which helps determine top industry players, products, end users, market size, etc. At the same time, primary research is conducted, in which, a number of interviews with various industry experts and subject matter experts is gleaned. Information is also gathered from the annual reports of companies, company websites, white papers, etc. All the data collected is then validated at different levels to assure the accuracy of the end result.

The research study can be of great help to key marketers as well as new entrants in the global metallic stearates market, to understand the market scenario, strategize their business plan accordingly, and also grab the opportunities present in the metallic stearates market, with a view to achieve maximum hold in the market.

In the final section of the global metallic stearates market report, a competitive landscape has been included to provide report audiences with a dashboard view. Key categories of providers covered in the global metallic stearates market report are metallic stearate suppliers and key players. Detailed profiles of the providers are also included in the scope of the report to evaluate their long-term and short-term strategies, key offerings, and recent developments in the metallic stearates space. Key players in the global metallic stearates market include Valtris Specialty Chemicals, PROMAX Industries ApS, Univar Inc., Peter Greven GmbH & Co. KG, PMC Biogenix, Inc., Faci S.p.A., Akrochem Corporation, Dover Chemical Corporation, Baerlocher GmbH, Sinwon Chemical Co., Ltd., and others.

Key Segments Covered

By Product Type

  • Zinc Stearate

  • Calcium Stearate

  • Magnesium Stearate

  • Aluminium Stearate

  • Others (Sodium Stearate, Berium Stearate, etc.)

By Application

  • Polymers & Plastics

  • Rubber

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Personal Care & Cosmetics

  • Construction

  • Paints & Coatings

  • Others

In addition, it is imperative to note that, in an ever-fluctuating global economy, we not only conduct forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also analyse on the basis of key parameters, such as year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth, to understand the predictability of the market and to identify the right opportunities.

Also, another key feature of the global metallic stearates market study is the analysis of all key segments in terms of absolute dollar. This is traditionally overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales and delivery perspective in the global metallic stearates market.

Key Regions/Countries Covered

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Western Europe

  • Eastern Europe

  • APAC

  • Middle East & Africa