Silicone Gel Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The market is segmented by End-user Industry (Cosmetics and Personal Care, Electrical and Electronics, Healthcare, and Others), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Market Snapshot

Silicone Gel Market - Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >5 %

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Market Overview

The global market for silicone gel is expected to register a CAGR of over 5% during the forecast period. The major factor driving the market studied is increasing demand for cosmetics and personal care industry. On the flip side, high manufacturing cost and unfavorable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak are hindering the growth of the market.

The electrical and electronics industry is expected to dominate the demand for the market studied over the forecast period.

The Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the increasing consumption from countries, such as China, India, and Japan.

Scope of the Report

The Silicone Gel report includes:

End-user Industry
Cosmetics and Personal Care
Electrical and Electronics
Healthcare
Others
Geography
Asia-Pacific
China
India
Japan
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
Canada
Mexico
Europe
Germany
United Kingdom
Italy
France
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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Key Market Trends

Increasing demand from Electrical & Electronics Industry

  • Silicone gel is used in the electrical and electronic industry for potting and encapsulating applications.
  • Silicone gel provides vibration and thermal shock protection. It also provides protection from moisture, dust, and other environmental contaminants.
  • Silicone gel is used to encapsulate electronic components, junction boxes, power modules and LED’s, owing to its excellent electrical properties, dielectric strength, and resistivity.
  • The global electronics industry is growing rapidly across the world, over the past few years, owing to the consistently increasing demand for electronics devices.
  • According to the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI), the global electronics and electric market is expected to grow to approximately EUR 4.7 trillion by the end of 2020.
  • Asia is expected to register the fastest growth of 4% in 2020, with China leading the market with a growth rate of more than 5%. Countries in North America and Europe is expected to register a growth rate of around 2% during the same period.
  • Therefore, the growing electrical industry across the globe is expected to boost the demand for silicone gel during the forecast period.
Silicone Gel Market Revenue Share

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • The Asia-Pacific region is expected to account for the largest market for the silicone gel over the forecast period.
  • The electronics manufacturing market in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow rapidly during the upcoming years due to the presence of a large number of OEMs in the region. Low cost and the availability of raw materials, coupled with cheap labor, is driving the growth of the sector.
  • China has the world’s largest electronics production base. The country not only serves the domestic demand for electronics but also exports electronic output to other countries.
  • With the increase in the disposable incomes of the Chinese middle-class population and the rising demand for electronic products in the countries importing electronic products from China, the production of electronics is estimated to grow further, during the forecast period.
  • China is becoming the largest market in terms of cosmetics and skin care products, globally. Beauty sector in the country has witnessed a growth of around 5% in the past ten years.
  • The Indian electronics industry is one of the fastest-growing industries, globally. In India, the National Policy on Electronics 2019 aims to promote domestic manufacturing and export in the entire value-chain of Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) to achieve a turnover of USD 400 billion by 2025.
  • Cosmetics and personal care industry is also one of the promising sectors of India. According to India Brand Equity Foundation, the beauty, cosmetic, and grooming market is currently worth over USD 7 billion and is expected to reach USD 20 billion by 2025.
  • Hence, the growing end-user industries are expected to boost the demand for silicone gel in the Asia-Pacific region over the forecast period.
Silicone Gel Market Regional Trends

Competitive Landscape

The global silicone gel market is partially fragmented in nature. The major companies of the market studied include ACC Silicones LTD, Elkem Silicones, Dow, Wacker Chemie AG, and Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd, among others.

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 Demand for Cosmetics and Personal Care

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 High Manufacturing Cost

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

    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

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 End-user Industry

      1. 5.1.1 Cosmetics and Personal Care

      2. 5.1.2 Electrical and Electronics

      3. 5.1.3 Healthcare

      4. 5.1.4 Others

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. 5.2.1.1 China

        2. 5.2.1.2 India

        3. 5.2.1.3 Japan

        4. 5.2.1.4 South Korea

        5. 5.2.1.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.2.2 North America

        1. 5.2.2.1 United States

        2. 5.2.2.2 Canada

        3. 5.2.2.3 Mexico

      3. 5.2.3 Europe

        1. 5.2.3.1 Germany

        2. 5.2.3.2 United Kingdom

        3. 5.2.3.3 Italy

        4. 5.2.3.4 France

        5. 5.2.3.5 Rest of Europe

      4. 5.2.4 South America

        1. 5.2.4.1 Brazil

        2. 5.2.4.2 Argentina

        3. 5.2.4.3 Rest of South America

      5. 5.2.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. 5.2.5.1 Saudi Arabia

        2. 5.2.5.2 South Africa

        3. 5.2.5.3 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 ACC Silicones LTD

      2. 6.4.2 Dow

      3. 6.4.3 Elkem Silicones

      4. 6.4.4 Gelest Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 Momentive

      6. 6.4.6 North Coast Medical Inc.

      7. 6.4.7 NuSil Technology LLC

      8. 6.4.8 Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd

      9. 6.4.9 Silicone Solutions

      10. 6.4.10 Siltech Corporation

      11. 6.4.11 Wacker Chemie AG

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

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Silicone Gel Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Silicone Gel Market is growing at a CAGR of >5% over the next 5 years.

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

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

ACC Silicones LTD, Elkem Silicones, Dow, Wacker Chemie AG, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. are the major companies operating in Silicone Gel Market.

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