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Wax Market Analysis By Product (Mineral Wax, Synthetic Wax, natural Wax), By Application (Candles, Packaging, Rubber, Cosmetics, Fire Logs, Adhesives), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

Wax Market Analysis By Product (Mineral Wax, Synthetic Wax, natural Wax), By Application (Candles, Packaging, Rubber, Cosmetics, Fire Logs, Adhesives), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

The global wax market is expected to reach USD 12.9 billion by 2025, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.7% from 2017 to 2025, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rising demand for the product owing to its superior properties including high gloss, non-toxicity, good water repellency and outstanding chemical resistance is anticipated to augment the industry size over the forecast period.

The growing consumption of synthetic wax as it offers various properties such as thermal degradation resistance, high temperature stability and good heat resistance is likely to increase its demand in creams, eye make-ups and lipsticks in cosmetics applications.

Natural wax has been emerging as a potential mineral and synthetic wax alternative on account of its ability to provide luster and excellent oil retention coupled with environment friendly nature. High scuff-resistant toughness and melting point, and chemical stability of the product as a substitute to paraffin, microcrystalline and polyethylene waxes is expected to witness promising gains over the upcoming years.

The candles accounted for 36.01% of the overall revenue share in 2016 and is expected to witness growth owing to high usage of the product are as gift items for various occasions, including house warming gifts, adult birthday party gifts as well as thank you and dinner/hostess party gifts. The increasing demand for blended, palm and soy waxes in candles industry is expected to augment the overall wax consumption in the near future.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • Mineral wax is likely to witness significant volume gains with a predicted CAGR of 3.3% from 2017 to 2025 on account of rising consumption of the product in detergents, rubber solutions, aerosol formulation, adhesives, household cleaners, tire manufacturing, and wood treatment applications.
  • North America was the dominant market and accounted for 34.9% of the overall revenue share in 2016. The rising consumption of the product in packaging of milk cartons, paper drinking cups and waxed paper is anticipated to drive the market growth over the forecast period.
  • The cosmetics application is anticipated to augment the U.S. industry consumption as a result of rising demand for various skin-care products such as face masks, creams and peels.The U.S. market has also demonstrated a shift in demand towards natural and organic cosmetics, thereby providing further avenues for growth.
  • Key players dominating the industry are Evonik Industries AG, ExxonMobil Corp., Sinopec Corp., CNPC, BASF SE, Royal Dutch Shell Plc. And HollyFrontier Corp.
  • Industry is highly competitive with companies undertaking several initiatives including frequent mergers, acquisitions, capital expansion and strategic alliances. Growing plastics and rubber processing sector along with rising consumption of adhesives, fire logs, and candles and decorative products applications is projected to propel the industry demand.
  • In June 2017, BASF SE introduced a new plant for waxes and emollients in Jinshan, Shanghai, China. This plant, having invested over €20 million by the company, was inaugurated on account of further enhancing and complementing BASF’s then current production of primary surfactants, emulsifiers and wax esters, and to serve the personal care industry in China as well as in Asia Pacific.
  • In July 2017, Royal Dutch Shell Plc. introduced new wax products, namely Slackwax 120 and Slackwax 60. These new products will be produced at its manufacturing site in Pulau Bukom, Singapore. By producing over 60,000 tons of these products, the company is aimed at serving its customers in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.

Chapter 1 Methodology And Scope
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Research Scope & Assumptions
1.3 List of Data Sources
1.4 List of Abbreviations
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.2 Market Snapshot
Chapter 3 Wax Market Variables, Trends & Scope
3.1 Market segmentation & scope
3.2 Penetration & growth prospect mapping
3.3 Value chain analysis
3.4 Raw material outlook
3.4.1 Mineral wax
3.4.2 Synthetic wax
3.4.3 Natural wax
3.5 Technological overview
3.6 Regulatory Framework
3.7 Market dynamics
3.7.1 Market Driver Analysis
3.7.1.1 Increasing printing ink and coating industry
3.7.1.2 Emerging end-use industries
3.7.1.3 Rising acceptance for synthetic waxes
3.7.2 Market restraint analysis
3.7.2.1 Associated environmental problems
3.7.2.2 Volatile raw material prices
3.8 Wax market Porter’s analysis
3.8.1 Wax - PESTEL Analysis
Chapter 4 Wax Market: Product Estimates & Trend Analysis
4.1 Product Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2016 & 2025
4.2 Mineral Wax
4.2.1 Mineral wax market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.3 Synthetic Wax
4.3.1 Synthetic wax market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.4 Natural Wax
4.4.1 Natural wax market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 5 Wax Market: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1 Application Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2016 & 2025
5.2 Candles
5.2.1 Wax market estimates and forecasts in Candles, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.3 Packaging
5.3.1 Wax market estimates and forecasts in packaging, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.4 Plastic & Rubber
5.4.1 Wax market estimates and forecasts in plastic & rubber, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.5 Cosmetics & Toiletries
5.5.1 Wax market estimates and forecasts in cosmetics & toiletries, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.6 Fire logs
5.6.1 Wax market estimates and forecasts in fire logs, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.7 Adhesives
5.7.1 Wax market estimates and forecasts in adhesives, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.8 Others
5.8.1 Wax market estimates and forecasts in others, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 6 Wax market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1 Regional Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2016 & 2025
6.2 North America
6.2.1 North America wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.2 North America wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.3 North America wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.4 U.S.
6.2.4.1 U.S. wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.4.2 U.S. wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.4.3 U.S. wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.5 Canada
6.2.5.1 Canada wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.5.2 Canada wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.5.3 Canada wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Europe wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.2 Europe wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.3 Europe wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.4 Germany
6.3.4.1 Germany. wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.4.2 Germany wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.4.3 Germany wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.5 UK
6.3.5.1 UK wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.5.2 UK wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.3.5.3 UK wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4 Asia Pacific
6.4.1 Asia Pacific wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.2 Asia Pacific wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.3 Asia Pacific wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.4 China
6.4.4.1 China wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.4.2 China wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.4.3 China wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.5 India
6.4.5.1 India wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.5.2 India wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.4.5.3 India wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.5 Central & South America
6.5.1 Central & South America wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.5.2 Central & South America wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.5.3 Central & South America wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.5.4 Brazil
6.5.4.1 Brazil wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.5.4.2 Brazil wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.5.4.3 Brazil wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.6 MEA
6.6.1 MEA wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.6.2 MEA wax market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
6.6.3 MEA wax market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 7 Competitive Landscape
7.1 Wax market company ranking analysis, 2016
7.2 Vendor landscape
7.3 Competitive environment
7.4 Company market positioning
7.5 Strategy framework
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
8.1 Sinopec Corp.
8.1.1 Company Overview
8.1.2 Financial Performance
8.1.3 Product Benchmarking
8.1.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.2 China National Petroleum Corporation
8.2.1 Company Overview
8.2.2 Financial Performance
8.2.3 Product Benchmarking
8.3 HollyFrontier Corporation
8.3.1 Company Overview
8.3.2 Financial Performance
8.3.3 Product Benchmarking
8.4 BP P.L.C.
8.4.1 Company Overview
8.4.2 Financial Performance
8.4.3 Product Benchmarking
8.5 Nippon Seiro Co., Ltd.
8.5.1 Company Overview
8.5.2 Financial Performance
8.5.3 Product Benchmarking
8.6 Baker Hughes Incorporated
8.6.1 Company Overview
8.6.2 Financial Performance
8.6.3 Product Benchmarking
8.7 ExxonMobil Corporation
8.7.1 Company Overview
8.7.2 Financial Performance
8.7.3 Product Benchmarking
8.8 Sasol NA Limited
8.8.1 Company Overview
8.8.2 Financial Performance
8.8.3 Product Benchmarking
8.8.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.9 International Group Incorporated
8.9.1 Company Overview
8.9.2 Financial Performance
8.9.3 Product Benchmarking
8.10 Evonik Industries AG
8.10.1 Company Overview
8.10.2 Financial Performance
8.10.3 Product Benchmarking
8.11 BASF SE
8.11.1 Company Overview
8.11.2 Financial Performance
8.11.3 Product Benchmarking
8.11.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.12 Dow Corning Corporation
8.12.1 Company overview
8.12.2 Financial performance
8.12.3 Product benchmarking
8.13 Honeywell International Incorporated
8.13.1 Company overview
8.13.2 Financial performance
8.13.3 Product benchmarking
8.14 Royal Dutch Shell Plc.
8.14.1 Company overview
8.14.2 Financial performance
8.14.3 Product benchmarking
8.14.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.15 Mitusi Chemicals
8.15.1 Company overview
8.15.2 Financial performance
8.15.3 Product benchmarking
List of Tables
TABLE 1 Mineral wax market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 2 Synthetic wax market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 3 PEKK wax market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 4 Wax market estimates and forecasts in Candles, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 5 Wax market estimates and forecasts in packaging, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 6 Wax market estimates and forecasts in plastic & rubber, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 7 Wax market estimates and forecasts in cosmetics & toiletries, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 8 Wax market estimates and forecasts in fire logs, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 9 Wax market estimates and forecasts in adhesives, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 10 Wax market estimates and forecasts in others, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 11 North America wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 12 North America wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 13 North America wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 14 North America wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 15 North America wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 16 U.S. wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 17 U.S. wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 18 U.S. wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 U.S. wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 20 U.S. wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 21 Canada wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 22 Canada wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 23 Canada wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 24 Canada wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 25 Canada wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 26 Europe wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 27 Europe wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 28 Europe wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 29 Europe wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 30 Europe wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 31 Germany wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 32 Germany wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 33 Germany wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 34 Germany wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 35 Germany wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 36 UK wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 37 UK wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 38 UK wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 39 UK wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 40 UK wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 41 Asia Pacific wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 42 Asia Pacific wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 43 Asia Pacific wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 44 Asia Pacific wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 45 Asia Pacific wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 46 China wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 47 China wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 48 China wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 49 China wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 50 China wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 51 India wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 52 India wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 53 India wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 54 India wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 55 India wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 56 Central & South America wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 57 Central & South America wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 58 Central & South America wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 59 Central & South America wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 60 Central & South America wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 61 Brazil wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 62 Brazil wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 63 Brazil wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 64 Brazil wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 65 Brazil wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 66 MEA wax market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 67 MEA wax market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 68 MEA wax market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 69 MEA wax market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 70 MEA wax market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Market segmentation & scope
FIG. 2 Penetration & growth prospect mapping
FIG. 3 Wax market value chain analysis
FIG. 4 Global base oil market, 2015 - 2025 (Million Tons)
FIG. 5 Wax market dynamics
FIG. 6 Global coating industry volume share by region, 2013
FIG. 7 Global polyethylene wax market, 2013 - 2025 (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 8 Global crude oil prices, Brent vs. Dubai Fateh vs. WTI, 2007 - 2015 (USD/Barrel)
FIG. 9 Wax market Porter’s analysis
FIG. 10 Wax - PESTEL Analysis
FIG. 11 Wax market: Product movement analysis
FIG. 12 Wax market: Application movement analysis
FIG. 13 Regional market place: Key takeaways
FIG. 14 Wax market: Regional movement analysis
FIG. 15 Strategy framework

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