Phosphorescent Pigments Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The market is segmented by Type (Zinc Sulfide, Strontium Aluminate, and Other Types), Application (Paints & Coatings, Plastics, Printing Inks, Textiles, and Other Application), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa)

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >4 %

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Market Overview

The market for phosphorescent pigments is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period. Major factors driving the market studied is rising demand from paints & coatings, increasing product application in signage boards.

  • Increasing usage of phosphorescent pigments as an additive to plastics is likely to act as an opportunity.
  • Asia-Pacific dominated the market across the globe with the largest consumption in a country such as India, China, etc.

Scope of the Report

The phosphorescent pigments market report includes:

Zinc Sulfide
Strontium Aluminate
Other Types
Paints & Coatings
Printing Inks
Other Application
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Paints & Coatings Dominating the Phosphorescent Pigments Market Growth

  • Phosphorescent pigments play a key role in the formulation of paints and coatings. They help in providing key characteristics to paints and coatings, such as color, durability, chemical inertness, and surface protection. The most important characteristic of a pigment is imparting color to the paint.
  • In paints & coatings, phosphorescent pigments are used as coloring elements and have a special place in this industry.
  • The paints & coatings industry uses a wide array of pigments, some of which are used to manufacture paints for a variety of applications, such as automobiles, buildings, and hardware
  • For instance, In the automotive sector, phosphorescent pigments are used in interior and exterior parts of the vehicle as they impart protection and visual appeal.
  • Phosphorescent pigment not only gives the paint its color and finish but also protect sthe surface underneath from corrosion and weathering and holds the paint together.
  • With the growing industries such as building and construction, the demand for Phosphorescent coatings is likely to increase over the forecast period. 
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Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • In terms of consumption, Asia Pacific was the largest market for phosphorescent pigments. China alone contributes to over 50% of the Asia-Pacific phosphorescent pigments market.
  • The phosphorescent pigments market in Asia-Pacific is very fragmented as most of the production is done by small-scale manufacturers.
  • Asia-Pacific produces and exports Phosphorescent Pigments due to the high availability of raw materials, developed technologies; and cheap labor.
  • Furthermore, the usage of phosphorescent pigments is widely used in industries such as textile, building, and construction, etc. 
  • With the growing industries such as building and construction in China, India, Japan, etc. the demand for Phosphorescent coatings is likely to increase over the forecast period. 
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Competitive Landscape

The phosphorescent pigments are fragmented. Some of the major players include  Nemoto & Co.,Ltd., GloTech International Ltd , Allureglow International, LuminoChem Ltd., and Honeywell International Inc., among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Rising demand from paints & coatings

      2. 4.1.2 Increasing product application in signage boards

    2. 4.2 Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Value-Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Zinc Sulfide

      2. 5.1.2 Strontium Aluminate

      3. 5.1.3 Other Types

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Paints & Coatings

      2. 5.2.2 Plastics

      3. 5.2.3 Printing Inks

      4. 5.2.4 Textiles

      5. 5.2.5 Other Application

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Italy

        4. France

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East & Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa


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

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Allureglow International

      2. 6.4.2 Badger Color Concentrates

      3. 6.4.3 GloTech International Ltd

      4. 6.4.4 Honeywell International Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 Kremer Pigmente

      6. 6.4.6 LuminoChem Ltd.

      7. 6.4.7 Nemoto & Co.,Ltd.

      8. 6.4.8 Nemoto Lumi-Materials Company Limited

      9. 6.4.9 Radiant Color NV

      10. 6.4.10 United Mineral and Chemical Corp.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Increasing usage of phosphorescent pigments as additive to plastics

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Phosphorescent Pigments Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Phosphorescent Pigments Market is growing at a CAGR of >4% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Nemoto & Co.,Ltd., GloTech International Ltd, Allureglow International., LuminoChem Ltd, Honeywell International Inc are the major companies operating in Phosphorescent Pigments Market.

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