Metal Finishing Chemical Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The market is segmented by Chemical Type (Plating Chemicals, Proprietary Chemicals, Cleaning Chemicals and Conversion Coating Chemicals), Materials (Aluminum, Copper, Zinc, Nickel, Chromium, and Others), Process (Anodizing, Carbonizing, Electroplating, Polishing, Plating, Thermal or Plasma Spray Coating and Others), End-user Industry (Automotive, Industrial, Electronics, Aerospace and Defense, Construction and Others) and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Metal Finishing Chemical Industry Overview

metal finishing chemical market overview
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 5 %

Major Players

metal finishing chemical market major players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Metal Finishing Chemical Market Analysis

The market for metal finishing chemical is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 5% globally. Major factor driving the market studied is the increasing automotive fleet size, along with increased demand for durable and wear resistant products. On the flip side, replacement of metals by plastics and unfavorable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak is hindering the growth of the market.

  • Growing adoption of bio-based cleaning chemicals is anticipated to create further growth opportunities for the market.
  • The automotive industry is expected to dominate the end-user industry segment of the global metal finishing chemical market as it offers properties such as corrosion resistance, wear and tear resistance, electrical conductivity among others.
  • Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the consumption from countries such as China, India, and Japan.

Metal Finishing Chemical Industry Segments

The Metal Finishing Chemical Market report includes:

Chemical Type
Plating Chemicals
Proprietary Chemicals
Cleaning Chemicals
Conversion Coating Chemicals
Materials
Aluminum
Copper
Zinc
Nickel
Chromium
Others
Process
Anodizing
Carbonizing
Electroplating
Polishing
Plating
Thermal or Plasma Spray Coating
Others
End-user Industry
Automotive
Industrial
Electronics
Aerospace and Defense
Construction
Others
Geography
Asia-Pacific
China
India
Japan
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
Canada
Mexico
Europe
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Italy
Rest of Europe
South America
Brazil
Argentina
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Metal Finishing Chemical Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Metal Finishing Chemical Market according to our research experts:

Increasing Automotive Fleet Size

  • Increased demand in automotive sector is generating significant opportunities for innovation in the automotive aftermarket, which in turn surge the demand for metal finishing chemicals.
  • These chemicals exhibit properties such as corrosion resistance, wear resistance, electrical conductivity, electrical resistance, reflexivity and appearance, torque tolerance, hardness, and chemical resistance to base metal substrate.
  • Metal finishing is used in various vehicle parts, such as engines, other under-the-hood components, power steering systems, brake parts and systems, air conditioning components and systems, chassis hardware, climate control components, and fuel systems.
  • Automotive components are finished by utilizing various materials like zinc and nickel for corrosion resistance, gold for improving appearance of exterior parts, and palladium for superior corrosion and wear resistance.
  • However, there was a decline of vehicle production by 5.2% globally, compared to 2018, because of sales declining in regions like China and Europe. Furthermore, the market has further growth potential with adoption of technologically more advanced cars which in turn will boost the market for metal finishing chemicals.
metal finishing chemical market share

Asia Pacific Region to be the Fastest Growing Market

  • Asia-Pacific is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR during the period on account of rapid expansion of automobile industry and growing industrial machinery end use sector in the region.
  • The increasing investments and production in the automotive industry, rising electrical and electronics production, and surging demand for heavy equipment, with multinational companies investing in the industrial sector, are some of the major factors driving the demand for metal finishing in the region.
  • China is the largest manufacturer of automobiles globally. The automotive sector in China is shaping up for product innovation, with the country focusing more on manufacturing products, to enhance fuel economy and minimize emissions, because of increasing environmental concerns owing to rising pollution levels in the country.
  • The Japanese metal finishing market is primarily driven by the increased usage in the aerospace sector, which increased significantly in the last few years due to the advancements in technology and R&D supported by the government.
  • The Japanese aerospace industry manufactures aircraft components for commercial and defense aircraft. The production of commercial aircraft has been increasing over the past couple of years, owing to the increasing cargo demands.
  • Due to the aforementioned factors, the demand for metal finishing chemical is expected to increase in the region during the forecast period.
metal finishing chemical market growth rate

Metal Finishing Chemical Market Competitor Analysis

The Global Metal Finishing Chemical Market is partially consolidated in nature with a few major players dominating a significant portion of the market. Some of the major companies are Atotech, Chemetall, Dow, ELEMENTIS PLC and McGean-Rohco Inc. and among others.

Metal Finishing Chemical Market Top Players

  1. Atotech

  2. Chemetall

  3. Dow

  4. ELEMENTIS PLC

  5. McGean-Rohco Inc.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

totech, Chemetall, Dow, ELEMENTIS PLC, McGean-Rohco Inc.

Metal Finishing Chemical Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing Automotive Fleet Size

      2. 4.1.2 Increased Demand for Durable and Wear Resistant Products

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Replacement of Metals by Plastics

      2. 4.2.2 Unfavorable Conditions Arising Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Chemical Type

      1. 5.1.1 Plating Chemicals

      2. 5.1.2 Proprietary Chemicals

      3. 5.1.3 Cleaning Chemicals

      4. 5.1.4 Conversion Coating Chemicals

    2. 5.2 Materials

      1. 5.2.1 Aluminum

      2. 5.2.2 Copper

      3. 5.2.3 Zinc

      4. 5.2.4 Nickel

      5. 5.2.5 Chromium

      6. 5.2.6 Others

    3. 5.3 Process

      1. 5.3.1 Anodizing

      2. 5.3.2 Carbonizing

      3. 5.3.3 Electroplating

      4. 5.3.4 Polishing

      5. 5.3.5 Plating

      6. 5.3.6 Thermal or Plasma Spray Coating

      7. 5.3.7 Others

    4. 5.4 End-user Industry

      1. 5.4.1 Automotive

      2. 5.4.2 Industrial

      3. 5.4.3 Electronics

      4. 5.4.4 Aerospace and Defense

      5. 5.4.5 Construction

      6. 5.4.6 Others

    5. 5.5 Geography

      1. 5.5.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. 5.5.1.1 China

        2. 5.5.1.2 India

        3. 5.5.1.3 Japan

        4. 5.5.1.4 South Korea

        5. 5.5.1.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.5.2 North America

        1. 5.5.2.1 United States

        2. 5.5.2.2 Canada

        3. 5.5.2.3 Mexico

      3. 5.5.3 Europe

        1. 5.5.3.1 Germany

        2. 5.5.3.2 United Kingdom

        3. 5.5.3.3 France

        4. 5.5.3.4 Italy

        5. 5.5.3.5 Rest of Europe

      4. 5.5.4 South America

        1. 5.5.4.1 Brazil

        2. 5.5.4.2 Argentina

        3. 5.5.4.3 Rest of South America

      5. 5.5.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. 5.5.5.1 Saudi Arabia

        2. 5.5.5.2 South Africa

        3. 5.5.5.3 Rest of Middle-East and Africa

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share (%) /Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Atotech

      2. 6.4.2 Chemetall

      3. 6.4.3 Dow

      4. 6.4.4 ELEMENTIS PLC

      5. 6.4.5 McGean-Rohco Inc.

      6. 6.4.6 Advanced Chemical Company

      7. 6.4.7 Coral Chemical Company

      8. 6.4.8 Houghton International, Inc.

      9. 6.4.9 NOF Corporation

      10. 6.4.10 Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Private Limited

    5. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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Metal Finishing Chemical Market Research FAQs

The Metal Finishing Chemical Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Metal Finishing Chemical Market is growing at a CAGR of 5% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2018 - 2028.

North America holds highest share in 2021.

Atotech, Chemetall, Dow, ELEMENTIS PLC, McGean-Rohco Inc. are the major companies operating in Metal Finishing Chemical Market.

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