Silicone Rubber Market Information by Type (Liquid Silicone Rubber, High Consistency Rubber and Fluorosilicone Rubber), Application (Automotive, Medical, Electronics, Construction, Footwear, Consumer Goods and Sportswear) and Region – Forecast till 2023
Silicone Rubber Key Players
Silicone Rubber Market report include Shenzhen Inno Silica Co., Ltd. (China), SIMTEC Silicone Parts (US), Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. (Japan), Reiss Manufacturing, Inc. (US), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), MESGO S.p.A. (Italy), Momentive (US), Elkem Silicones (Norway), CHT Group (Germany), and KCC CORPORATION (South Korea)
Silicone Rubber Market Segmentation
The MRFR report provides a complete segmental analysis of the silicone rubber market report on the basis of application and type.
Based on type, the silicone rubber market is segmented into fluorosilicone rubber, high consistency rubber, liquid silicone rubber, and others.
Based on application, the silicone rubber market is segmented into sportswear, consumer goods, footwear, electronics, construction, medical, automotive, and others.
Silicone Rubber Market Analysis
Silicone Rubber Market Size is predicted to have a favorable growth over the forecast period (2016-2023), in accordance with the latest Market Research Future (MRFR) report. Silicone rubber, simply put, is an elastomer composed of silicone, itself being a polymer having silicone along with oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Generally, silicone rubber is stable, resistant to extreme temperatures and environments, and non-reactive, yet still holding its useful properties. Owing to these alluring properties and ease of manufacturing as well as shaping, this form of rubber is extensively used in various products such as hardware and in-home repair having silicone sealants, medical implants and devices, and electronics.
Various factors are propelling the silicone rubber market growth. These factors, in accordance with the MRFR report, include growing demand of the product from the plastic industry, growing applications in healthcare sectors and medical devices, excellent properties such as resistance to chemical and heat, and the burgeoning demand for silicone rubber from different industrial verticals such as electronic and automotive sector.
On the contrary, rapid research by leading players in developing innovative and eco-friendly products and volatility in the cost of raw materials are factors that may impede the silicone rubber market growth over the forecast period.
Silicone Rubber Regional Analysis
By region, the silicone rubber market report covers the latest trends and growth opportunities across the North America, Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Of these, the Asia Pacific region will spearhead the market over the forecast period. The rapidly growing markets in the region such as footwear, construction, electronics, consumer foods, and medical devices are offering impetus to the market growth. China as well as India, are the key contributors in this region owing to increasing infrastructure development activities that are accelerating the use of bearing pads that are silicone-based.
The silicone rubber market in North America is predicted to have the second-largest share in the market over the forecast period. This is owing to the high economic growth rate, increasing production capacities, high consumption potential of silicone rubber in various industries, growing demand in the automotive industry, and increasing reconstruction activities. The US is the key contributor in this region owing to increasing industrialization. The silicone rubber market in Canada is predicted to grow at a moderate CAGR owing to rising production of sportswear.
The silicone rubber market in Latin America is predicted to have substantial growth over the forecast period owing to the intervention of the latest technologies in silicone rubber and increasing consumer spending, especially on passenger cars. Brazil, Columbia, and Argentina are the key contributors in this region owing to penetration of lightweight vehicles and trucks.
The silicone rubber market in Europe is predicted to have healthy growth over the forecast period. This is owing to the expanding markets for consumer goods, medical devices, construction, and automobiles in France, the UK, and Germany. Moreover, the improving economy, increasing expenditure in innovation, and high uptake by automobile manufacturers are also pushing market growth in this region.
LIST OF FIGURES
FIGURE 1 Silicone Rubber Market Segmentation
FIGURE 2 Forecast Methodology
FIGURE 3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis Of Silicone Rubber Market
FIGURE 4 Value Chain Of Silicone Rubber Market
FIGURE 5 Share Of Silicone Rubber Market, By Country, 2017 (%)