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The market is segmented by Type (Antifoams, Oil-based, Water-based, Silicone-based, Powder, EO/PO-based, and Alkyl Polyacrylates), Application (Paints and Coatings, Petroleum, Pulp and Paper, Food and Beverages, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Textiles, Agricultural Chemicals, Mining, and Other Application), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa)
Fastest Growing Market:
The market for defoamers is expected to register a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. One of the major factors driving the market studied is the increasing demand for defoamers in Asia-Pacific due to rapid industrialization. However, the market is likely to be restrained by the stringent environmental regulations on VOC-containing defoamers.
The defoamers market report includes:
|Paints and Coatings|
|Pulp and Paper|
|Food and Beverages|
|Water and Wastewater Treatment|
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Antifoams are chemicals that are widely used for controlling foams, which otherwise causes a lot of problems. The existence of foams poses a lot of serious problems in the operation of industrial process, transportation, filling, and ultimately, the quality of the finished products.
Therefore, many industries widely utilize the services of antifoams. Antifoam formulations are generally available in compound, emulsion, and powder forms, for both aqueous and non-aqueous systems, in the market.
Antifoams are broadly categorized into two types, which are silicone antifoams and non-silicone antifoams. Out of these, silicone antifoams are more well-known and considered the ideal antifoam, as they have low surface and interfacial tension.
Antifoams find applications in dozens of end-user industries, such as food and beverages, chemical and plastics, pulp and paper, oil and mining, construction, water treatment, mechanical fluids, and paints and coatings, among others.
In terms of consumption, North America is currently the largest market of antifoams, closely followed by Europe. The growth in the consumption of antifoams in the pulp and paper and the food processing industries in the United States is primarily responsible for such a high consumption of antifoams in North America.
Hence, antifoams are likely to dominate the market during the forecast period.
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The market for defoamers is moderately consolidated, as the majority of the market is occupied by a few key companies. Some of the major players of the maket include Baker Hughes, Merck KGaA, Ashland, Evonik Industries AG, Clariant etc.
1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1.1 Increase in Demand in Asia-Pacific due to Rapid Industrialization
4.1.2 Introduction of Innovative and New Products
4.2.1 Stringent Environmental Regulations on VOC Containing Defoamers
4.2.2 Decline in Usage in Printing Industry Due to Digitalization
4.3 Industry Value-chain Analysis
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1.2 Oil-based Defoamers
5.1.3 Water-based Defoamers
5.1.4 Silicone-based Defoamers
5.1.5 Powder Defoamers
5.1.6 EO/PO-based Defoamers
5.1.7 Alkyl Polyacrylates
5.2.1 Paints and Coatings
5.2.3 Pulp and Paper
5.2.4 Food and Beverages
5.2.5 Water and Wastewater Treatment
5.2.7 Agricultural Chemicals
5.2.9 Other Applications
188.8.131.52 South Korea
184.108.40.206 ASEAN Countries
220.127.116.11 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.2 North America
18.104.22.168 United States
22.214.171.124 United Kingdom
126.96.36.199 Rest of the Europe
5.3.4 South America
188.8.131.52 Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle East & Africa
184.108.40.206 Saudi Arabia
220.127.116.11 South Africa
18.104.22.168 Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share Analysis**
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.2 Air Products and Chemicals, Inc
6.4.3 Apollo Chemical Co. LLC
6.4.4 Aqua Clear Inc.
6.4.6 Baker Hughes, a GE company LLC
6.4.7 BASF SE
6.4.11 Eastman Chemical Company
6.4.12 ELEMENTIS PLC
6.4.13 Elkem Silicones
6.4.14 Evonik Industries AG
6.4.15 GEO Specialty Chemicals Inc.
6.4.18 Lubrizol Corp.
6.4.20 MUNZING Corporation
6.4.21 NALCO India
6.4.22 SAN NOPCO LIMITED
6.4.23 Om Tex Chem Private Limited
6.4.24 Hydrite Chemical
6.4.25 PMC Group, Inc.
6.4.26 Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd
6.4.27 Merck KGaA
6.4.28 Siltech Corporation
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
7.1 Growing Demand for Eco-friendly Defoamers
** Subject to Availability