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Global Silicones

Global Silicones

Global demand for silicones is projected to increase 4.6% per year to $23.0 billion in 2023. Economic factors such as rising construction expenditures and expanding motor vehicle production and rapidly growing applications such as in solar panels and medical devices will boost demand for silicones.

This report covers silicone product demand by market, product, and region, along with a discussion of market share. Data are given in dollar value and volume (metric tons).

Silicone markets covered in the study include:
Construction
Transportation
Electrical Equipment
Personal Care
Chemical
Electronic Products
Medical & Healthcare

Silicone products include:
Elastomers
Fluids
Resins
Gels

Demand is broken out by geographic region:
North America
Central & South America
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Asia/Pacific
Africa/MIdeast

Scope of the Report
This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $18.4 billion global silicones industry. It presents historical demand data (2008, 2013, and 2018) and forecasts (2023) by product (elastomers, fluids, resins, gels and other silicones), market (construction, transportation, electrical equipment, personal care, chemical, electronic products, and medical and healthcare), and geographic region. The study also evaluates company market share and provides analysis on industry competitors including Dow, Elkem, Evonik, Momentive, Shin-Etsu, and Wacker Chemie.


  • Executive Summary
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Global Silicone Market Trends
  • Global Market Overview
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the Global Silicone Market
    • Silicones: Product & Market Scope
    • Key Trends & Opportunities
      • 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing
      • Overmolding/2K Molding
      • Industry 4.0
    • Demand by Region
      • Table Global Silicone Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Production & Trade
      • Global Production & Trade Flows
      • Supply Issues & Capacity Expansions
    • Pricing
      • Table Global Silicones Average Price by Region & Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 2-2 | Average Silicone Prices, 2008 – 2018
    • Environmental & Regulatory Trends
  • Markets
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Global Silicone Market Trends
    • Demand by Market
      • Table Global Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Global Silicone Demand Share by Market & Region, 2018
    • Construction
      • Table Global Construction Silicone Demand by Region & Application, 2008 – 2023
    • Transportation
      • Table Global Transportation Silicone Demand by Region & Application, 2008 – 2023
    • Electrical Equipment
      • Table Global Electrical Equipment Silicone Demand by Region & Application, 2008 – 2023
    • Personal Care
      • Table Global Silicone Personal Care Market Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Chemicals
      • Table Global Chemical Silicone Demand by Region & Application, 2008 – 2023
    • Electronic Products
      • Table Global Electronic Product Silicone Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Medical & Healthcare
      • Table Global Medical & Healthcare Silicone Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Other Markets
      • Table Global Silicone Demand in Other Markets by Region & Application, 2008 – 2023
  • Products
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Global Silicone Product Trends
    • Demand by Product
      • Table Global Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Elastomers (RTV, HTV/HCR, &LSR)
      • Table Global Silicone Elastomer Demand by Region, Market, &Type, 2008 – 2023
    • Fluids
      • Table Global Silicone Fluids Demand by Region & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Resins
      • Table Global Silicone Resin Demand by Region & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Gels, Foams, Pastes, &Other Silicone Products
      • Table Global Silicone Gel, Foam, Paste, &Other Product Demand by Region & Market, 2008 – 2023
  • North America
    • North America: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | North America: Key Trends in the Silicone Market
    • North America: Silicone Market Size
      • Table Figure 5-2 | North America: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • North America: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 5-3 | North America: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • North America: Demand by Market
      • Table North America: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 5-4 | North America: Silicone Demand Share by Country & Market, 2018
    • North America: Demand by Product
      • Table North America: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • North America: Market Share
      • Table Figure 5-5 | North America: Silicone Market Share by Company, 2018
    • United States
      • United States: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 5-6 | United States: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • United States: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 5-7 | United States: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • United States: Demand by Market
        • Table United States: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • United States: Demand by Product
        • Table United States: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • United States: Suppliers
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 5-8 | Mexico: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Mexico: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 5-9 | Mexico: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Mexico: Demand by Market
        • Table Mexico: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Mexico: Demand by Product
        • Table Mexico: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Mexico: Suppliers
    • Canada
      • Canada: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 5-10 | Canada: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Canada: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 5-11 | Canada: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Canada: Demand by Market
        • Table Canada: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Canada: Demand by Product
        • Table Canada: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Canada: Suppliers
  • Central & South America
    • Central & South America: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Central & South America: Key Trends in the Silicone Market
    • Central & South America: Silicone Market Size
      • Table Figure 6-2 | Central & South America: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Central & South America: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 6-3 | Central & South America: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • Central & South America: Demand by Market
      • Table Central & South America: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 6-4 | Central & South America: Silicone Demand Share by Country & Market, 2018
    • Central & South America: Demand by Product
      • Table Central & South America: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Brazil
      • Brazil: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 6-5 | Brazil: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Brazil: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 6-6 | Brazil: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Brazil: Demand by Market
        • Table Brazil: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Brazil: Demand by Product
        • Table Brazil: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Brazil: Suppliers
    • Other Central & South America
      • Other Central & South America: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 6-7 | Other Central & South America: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Other Central & South America: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 6-8 | Other Central & South America: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Other Central & South America: Demand by Market
        • Table Other Central & South America: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Central & South America: Demand by Product
        • Table Other Central & South America: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Central & South America: Suppliers
  • Western Europe
    • Western Europe: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 7-1 | Western Europe: Key Trends in the Silicone Market
    • Western Europe: Silicone Market Size
      • Table Figure 7-2 | Western Europe: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Western Europe: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 7-3 | Western Europe: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • Western Europe: Demand by Market
      • Table Western Europe: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 7-4 | Western Europe: Silicone Demand Share by Country & Market, 2018
    • Western Europe: Demand by Product
      • Table Western Europe: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Western Europe: Market Share
      • Table Figure 7-5 | Western Europe: Silicone Market Share by Company, 2018
    • Germany
      • Germany: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 7-6 | Germany: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Germany: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 7-7 | Germany: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Germany: Demand by Market
        • Table Germany: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Germany: Demand by Product
        • Table Germany: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Germany: Suppliers
    • France
      • France: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 7-8 | France: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • France: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 7-9 | France: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • France: Demand by Market
        • Table France: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • France: Demand by Product
        • Table France: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • France: Suppliers
    • Italy
      • Italy: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 7-10 | Italy: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Italy: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 7-11 | Italy: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Italy: Demand by Market
        • Table Italy: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Italy: Demand by Product
        • Table Italy: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Italy: Suppliers
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 7-12 | United Kingdom: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • United Kingdom: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 7-13 | United Kingdom: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • United Kingdom: Demand by Market
        • Table United Kingdom: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • United Kingdom: Demand by Product
        • Table United Kingdom: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • United Kingdom: Suppliers
    • Spain
      • Spain: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 7-14 | Spain: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Spain: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 7-15 | Spain: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Spain: Demand by Market
        • Table Spain: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Spain: Demand by Product
        • Table Spain: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Spain: Suppliers
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 7-16 | Other Western Europe: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Other Western Europe: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 7-17 | Other Western Europe: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Other Western Europe: Demand by Market
        • Table Other Western Europe: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Western Europe: Demand by Product
        • Table Other Western Europe: Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Western Europe: Suppliers
  • Eastern Europe
    • Eastern Europe: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 8-1 | Eastern Europe: Key Trends in the Silicone Market
    • Eastern Europe: Silicone Market Size
      • Table Figure 8-2 | Eastern Europe: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Eastern Europe: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 8-3 | Eastern Europe: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • Eastern Europe: Demand by Market
      • Table Eastern Europe: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 8-4 | Eastern Europe: Silicone Demand Share by Country & Market, 2018
    • Eastern Europe: Demand by Product
      • Table Eastern Europe: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Russia
      • Russia: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 8-5 | Russia: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Russia: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 8-6 | Russia: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Russia: Demand by Market
        • Table Russia: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Russia: Demand by Product
        • Table Russia: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Russia: Suppliers
    • Other Eastern Europe
      • Other Eastern Europe: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 8-7 | Other Eastern Europe: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Other Eastern Europe: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 8-8 | Other Eastern Europe: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Other Eastern Europe: Demand by Market
        • Table Other Eastern Europe: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Eastern Europe: Demand by Product
        • Table Other Eastern Europe: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Eastern Europe: Suppliers
  • Asia/Pacific
    • Asia/Pacific: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 9-1 | Asia/Pacific: Key Trends in the Silicone Market
    • Asia/Pacific: Silicone Market Size
      • Table Figure 9-2 | Asia/Pacific: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Asia/Pacific: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 9-3 | Asia/Pacific: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 9-4 | Asia/Pacific: Silicone Demand Share by Country & Market, 2018
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Product
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Asia/Pacific: Market Share
      • Table Figure 9-5 | Asia/Pacific: Silicone Market Share by Company, 2018
    • China
      • China: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 9-6 | China: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • China: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 9-7 | China: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • China: Demand by Market
        • Table China: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • China: Demand by Product
        • Table China: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • China: Suppliers
    • Japan
      • Japan: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 9-8 | Japan: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Japan: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 9-9 | Japan: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Japan: Demand by Market
        • Table Japan: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Japan: Demand by Product
        • Table Japan: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Japan: Suppliers
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 9-10 | South Korea: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • South Korea: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 9-11 | South Korea: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • South Korea: Demand by Market
        • Table South Korea: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • South Korea: Demand by Product
        • Table South Korea: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • South Korea: Suppliers
    • India
      • India: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 9-12 | India: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • India: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 9-13 | India: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • India: Demand by Market
        • Table India: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • India: Demand by Product
        • Table India: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • India: Suppliers
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 9-14 | Taiwan: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Taiwan: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 9-15 | Taiwan: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Taiwan: Demand by Market
        • Table Taiwan: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Taiwan: Demand by Product
        • Table Taiwan: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Taiwan: Suppliers
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Silicone Market Size
        • Table Figure 9-16 | Other Asia/Pacific: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 9-17 | Other Asia/Pacific: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market
        • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Demand by Product
        • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Suppliers
  • Africa/Mideast
    • Africa/Mideast: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 10-1 | Africa/Mideast: Key Trends in the Silicone Market
    • Africa/Mideast: Silicone Market Size
      • Table Figure 10-2 | Africa/Mideast: Silicone Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Africa/Mideast: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 10-3 | Africa/Mideast: Silicone Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Market
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Silicone Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 10-4 | Africa/Mideast: Silicone Demand Share by Market, 2018
    • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Product
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Silicone Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Africa/Mideast: Suppliers
  • Industry Structure
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table Global Silicones Sales by Company, 2018
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 11-1 | Global Silicone Market Share by Company, 2018
      • Dow
        • Table Global Silicones Leading Supplier: Key Product Lines
        • Table Figure 11-2 | Global Silicone Market: Leading Supplier
      • Wacker Chemie
        • Table Global Silicones Second Leading Supplier: Key Product Lines
        • Table Figure 11-3 | Global Silicone Market: Second Leading Supplier
      • Momentive Performance Materials
        • Table Global Silicones Third Leading Supplier: Key Product Lines
        • Table Figure 11-4 | Global Silicone Market: Third Leading Supplier
      • Shin-Etsu Chemical
        • Table Global Silicones Fourth Leading Supplier: Key Product Lines
        • Table Figure 11-5 | Global Silicone Market: Fourth Leading Supplier
      • Elkem
        • Table Global Silicones Fifth Leading Supplier: Key Product Lines
        • Table Figure 11-6 | Global Silicone Market: Fifth Leading Supplier
      • Evonik Industries
        • Table Global Silicones Sixth Leading Supplier: Key Product Lines
        • Table Figure 11-7 | Global Silicone Market: Sixth Leading Supplier
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Cooperative Agreements
        • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
      • Marketing Strategies
      • Research & Development
      • Distribution Channels
    • List of Industry Participants
      • Table Selected Industry Participants
    • Industry Participants by Geographic Region North America
    • Central & South America
    • Western Europe
    • Eastern Europe
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Africa/Mideast
  • Appendix
    • Scope
      • Table Relevant HS Codes
      • Table Relevant NAICS & SIC Codes
      • Table Relevant NACE Codes
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Freedonia Methodology
    • Study-Specific Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Studies & Reports
    • Country Lists by Region
      • Table Countries in North America
      • Table Countries in Central & South America
      • Table Countries in Western Europe
      • Table Countries in Eastern Europe
      • Table Countries in the Asia/Pacific Region
      • Table Countries in the Africa/Mideast Region
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Global Gross Domestic Product by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Construction Outlook
        • Table Global Construction Expenditures by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Manufacturing Outlook
        • Table Global Manufacturing Value Added by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Population
        • Table Global Population by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Electronic Product Manufacturing
        • Table Global Electronic Equipment Manufacturing Value Added by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Electrical Product Manufacturing
        • Table Global Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Value Added, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Motor Vehicle Production Outlook
        • Table Global Motor Vehicle Production by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Chemical Processing
        • Table Global Chemicals Manufacturing Value Added, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Health Expenditures Outlook
        • Table Global Healthcare Expenditures by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023

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