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Silicone Market -Global Industrial Applications Witness Fastest Growth Up to 2018

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the “Silicone Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" report to their offering.


Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/05/2017 -- Silicones are synthetic compounds which are used most widely in applications such as sealants, adhesives, insulation, medical applications and lubricants owing to their excellent heat resistance and rubber like quality. Silicones are basically polymers that contain silicon along with carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.

Asia-Pacific is the leading market for silicones both in terms of production and consumption followed by North America and Europe. Asia-Pacific accounted for over 40% of the global market in 2011. . China, with growing household and disposable income, is the most attractive market for silicones in Asia-Pacific.

The global Silicone Market for silicones, by types, is dominated by fluids and elastomers which accounted for over 81% of the market share in 2011. Other product types of silicones include resins and gels. The growing demand from end use industries of silicones including construction, chemical, automotives, electrical and electronics, and medical and personal care, owing to excellent physical and chemical properties exhibited by silicones, is the major factor driving the market. However, the market is being restrained by the increasing prices of raw material.

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Asia-Pacific, being the largest and the fastest growing market for silicones, provides immense opportunities for the major participants in the silicones market. The growth in Asia-Pacific is primarily driven by the growing demand from construction and electrical industries due to rapid industrialization mainly in emerging economies of China and India. Moreover, the growth of Brazil also provides opportunities for silicone producers to cater to one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

Some of the leading companies in this industry include Ashland Inc, BASF, Amber Chemical Company Ltd, Evonik Industries, Kaneka Corporation, Dow Chemical, Momentive, Bluestar Silicones, Wacker Chemie, and Shin-Etsu.

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This research report analyzes this market depending on its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends. Geographies analyzed under this research report include
North America
Asia Pacific
Rest of the World