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Global Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvents and Thinners Market 2017-2021

About Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvents and Thinners

Solvents are used to dissolve solutes and form solutions and help enhance the properties of certain substances. Thinners are solvents that are capable of thinning oil-based paints for smooth application. These are primarily used for dilution. The global solvent market is growing at a steady rate. Apart from industrial applications, solvents are used in day-to-day activities as well.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market to grow at a CAGR of 2.62% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market for 2017-2021. The report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • MEA
  • North America
  • Europe
  • South America
Technavio's report, Global Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvents and Thinners Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Exxon Mobil
  • SK global chemical
  • Shell
  • Calumet Specialty Products Partners
  • Gotham Industries
Other prominent vendors
  • Aned
  • Gadiv Petrochemical Industries
  • Ganga Rasayanie
  • Gulf Chemicals and Industrial Oils Company
  • Haltermann Carless
  • Kandla Energy & Chemicals
  • MK Aromatics
  • NOCO
  • Phillips 66 Company
  • RB PRODUCTS
  • Recochem
  • W.M. Barr
Market driver
  • Rising demand for paints and coatings
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rising demand for green and bio-based solvents
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Consumers switching to low-toxic solvents
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Classification of solvents based on chemical composition
      • Table Classification of hydrocarbons
  • Market landscape
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market 2016 and 2021 ($millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by application
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by application 2016 (%share of revenue)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by application 2021 (%share of revenue)
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in paints and coatings segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in paints and coatings segment 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in paints and coatings segment 2016-2021
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents used in paints and coatings segment
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in commercial and domestic cleaning segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in commercial anddomestic cleaning segment 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in commercial anddomestic cleaning segment 2016-2021
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in pharmaceuticals segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in pharmaceuticals segment 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in pharmaceuticals segment 2016-2021
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in polymer and rubber segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in polymer and rubbersegment 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in polymer and rubbersegment 2016-2021
      • Table Automobile industry: Production and growth rate 2016-2019
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in adhesives segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in adhesives segment2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in adhesives segment2016-2021
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in other application segments
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in other applicationsegments 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in other applicationsegments 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by product type
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners by product type
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by product type 2016 (%share of revenue)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by product type 2021 (%share of revenue)
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by varnish makers' and painters' naphtha segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by varnish makers' andpainters' naphtha segment 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by varnish makers' andpainters' naphtha segment 2016-2021
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by mineral spirits segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by mineral spiritssegment 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by mineral spirits segment 2016-2021
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by hexane segment
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by hexane segment 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by hexane segment2016-2021
      • Table Key uses of aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners of hexane
      • Table Applications of aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners of hexane
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by other types
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by other types 2016 and2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by other types 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by geography
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by geography 2016 (%share of revenue)
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market by geography 2021 (%share of revenue)
    • Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in APAC
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($millions)
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in MEA
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in MEA 2016 and 2021 ($millions)
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in MEA 2016-2021
    • Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in North America
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in North America 2016 and2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in North America 2016-2021
    • Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in Europe
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in Europe2016-2021
    • Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in South America
      • Table Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market in South America 2016 and2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market size and forecast: Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market inSouth America 2016-2021
      • Table GDP of Brazil 2011-2015 ($ trillion)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Relationship between global paints and coatings industry and global aliphatic hydrocarbon solventsand thinners market
      • Table Some products derived from aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners
    • Market challenges
      • Table Global green and bio solvents market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Advantages and disadvantages of water-based solvents
  • Market trends
    • Replacement of turpentine with mineral spirits
      • Table Difference between turpentine and mineral spirit
    • Consumers switching to low-toxic solvents
    • Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents used for industrial cleaning
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Global aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners market: Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Exxon Mobil
      • Table Exxon Mobil: Products and services
      • Table Exxon Mobil: Business segmentation
      • Table ExxonMobil: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Exxon Mobil: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Exxon Mobil: Products made of hydrocarbon fluids
    • SK global chemical
      • Table SK global chemical: Business segments
      • Table SK global chemical: Products offered and their applications
      • Table SK global chemical: Recent developments
    • Shell
      • Table Shell: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Shell: Business customers
      • Table Shell: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Shell: Hydrocarbon solvents
      • Table Shell: Aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents and thinners products
    • Calumet Specialty Products Partners
      • Table Calumet Specialty Products Partners: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (%share)
      • Table Calumet Specialty Products Partners: Specialty products by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Calumet Specialty Products Partners: Specialty solvents
    • Gotham Industries
      • Table Gotham Industries: Business segments
      • Table Gotham Industries: Some of the products and their uses
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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