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Grease Market by Type (Metallic Soap Thickener, Non-Soap Thickener, Inorganic Thickener, and Others), and by End-use Industry (automotive, construction & off-highways, general manufacturing, steel, mining, and other) - Global Forecasts to 2021

Grease Market by Type (Metallic Soap Thickener, Non-Soap Thickener, Inorganic Thickener, and Others), and by End-use Industry (automotive, construction & off-highways, general manufacturing, steel, mining, and other) - Global Forecasts to 2021

“Need for automotive equipment drives the grease market”
The market size of grease is estimated to have been USD 2.04 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 2.28 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 2.0% between 2016 and 2021. The market is largely driven by the increased demand from end-use industries. In addition, the rising demand for the high performance grease for machines drives the market for grease, globally.

“Metallic soap thickener to be the largest thickener type in the grease market”
The demand for metallic soap thickener is driven by the increased demand from various sectors such as automotive, construction & off-highways, general manufacturing, steel, mining, and other due to its high mechanical stability and temperature tolerance characteristics. Moreover, the lithium soap is the largest and fastest-growing sub-thickener type of grease due to heavy consumption in automotive chassis, wheel bearings, wind turbines, hydraulics, agriculture equipment, and other applications.

“Automotive industry to capture the largest share of the grease market”
In the automotive industry, grease is heavily used in automotive equipment for smooth running of vehicles. It provides mechanical stability, temperature tolerance, water resistance, and anti-oxidant properties. The need for high performance grease is rising for the increasing manufacturing of machines and equipment in end-use industries.

Asia-Pacific projected to be the largest and the fastest-growing market during the forecast period”
Asia-Pacific is projected to be the largest and the fastest-growing market for grease across the globe. The increasing disposable income of people and industrial growth in the Asia-Pacific region led to the increasing demand of automobiles. As a result, there has been a consistent rise in number of vehicles in the region over the past decade, which is ultimately fueling the demand for grease in the region. Additionally, the presence of the key market players in the region drives the grease market in Asia-Pacific.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for the several segments and sub-segments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted as follows:
By Company Type: Tier 1 (37%), Tier 2 (50%), and Tier 3 (13%).
By Designation: C-level (50%), Director Level (31%), and others (19%)
By Region: North America (28%), Europe (33%), Asia-Pacific (22%), Latin America (11%), and Middle East & Africa (6%)

Various key players profiled in the report include Royal Dutch Shell plc (Netherlands), Sinopec Corporation (Shina), Fuchs Petrolub SE (Germany), BP Plc (U.K.), Petronas (Malaysia), Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (Japan), Chevron Corporation (U.K.), Total SA (France), Exxon Mobil Corporation (U.S.), The Dow Chemical (U.S.), JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation (Japan), and others.

The report will help the leading players/new entrants in this market in the following ways:
1. This report segments the grease market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue for the overall market and the subsegments across different verticals and regions.
2. The report helps stakeholders to understand the trend of the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
3. This report will help stakeholders to better understand the competitor and gain more insights to improve their position in the business. The competitive landscape includes expansions, collaboration, agreements, new product developments, and acquisitions.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR GREASE MARKET (2016-2021)
    • GREASE MARKET GROWTH, BY REGION (2016-2021)
    • GREASE MARKET SHARE IN ASIA-PACIFIC
    • GREASE MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS
    • GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRIES, 2015
    • GREASE MARKET SIZE: DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING NATIONS
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
    • REVENUE POCKET MATRIX
      • REVENUE POCKET MATRIX FOR THICKENER TYPES
      • REVENUE POCKET MATRIX FOR END-USE INDUSTRIES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • VALUE-CHAIN ANALYSIS
      • RAW MATERIAL
      • BLENDING
      • DISTRIBUTION
      • END USER
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    • ECONOMIC INDICATORS
      • INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
        • Table VEHICLES IN USE, BY REGION AND COUNTRY, 2010-2014
      • COUNTRY OUTLOOK
        • Table AUSTRALIA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table BRAZIL: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table CANADA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table CHILE: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table CHINA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table FRANCE: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table GERMANY: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table INDIA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table IRAN: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table ITALY: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table JAPAN: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table MEXICO: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table NEW ZEALAND: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table RUSSIA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table THAILAND: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table U.K.: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
        • Table U.S.: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
  • GREASE MARKET, BY THICKENER TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SIZE AND PROJECTION
      • Table GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY THICKENER TYPE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY THICKENER TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • TYPES OF THICKENER
      • METALLIC SOAP THICKENER
        • Table PROPERTIES OF METALLIC SOAP THICKENERS
      • NON-SOAP THICKENER
      • INORGANIC THICKENER
      • OTHERS
  • GREASE MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GREASE MARKET: BREAKDOWN OF END-USE INDUSTRY
      • Table GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • AUTOMOTIVE
    • CONSTRUCTION & OFF-HIGHWAYS
    • GENERAL MANUFACTURING
    • STEEL
    • MINING
    • OTHERS
  • GREASE MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table CHINA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table JAPAN: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table INDIA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
        • Table AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • THAILAND
        • Table THAILAND: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table THAILAND: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table U.S.: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table CANADA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table MEXICO: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table RUSSIA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table GERMANY: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table U.K.: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table FRANCE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • IRAN
        • Table IRAN: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table IRAN: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • SAUDI ARABIA
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • EGYPT
        • Table EGYPT: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table EGYPT: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
        • Table REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table BRAZIL: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • ARGENTINA
        • Table ARGENTINA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table ARGENTINA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD
      • CHILE
        • Table CHILE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table CHILE: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF LATIN AMERICA
        • Table REST OF LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF LATIN AMERICA: GREASE MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING
      • Table BRAND INFLUENCE ON THE GREASE MARKET
    • MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
      • EXPANSIONS
        • Table EXPANSIONS, 2011-2016
      • COLLABORATIONS
        • Table COLLABORATIONS, 2011-2016
      • ACQUISITIONS
        • Table ACQUISITIONS, 2011-2016
      • AGREEMENTS
        • Table AGREEMENTS, 2011-2016
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2011-2016
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • REGIONAL REVENUE MIX OF MAJOR MARKET PLAYERS
    • ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CHEVRON CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SINOPEC CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TOTAL S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • FUCHS PETROLUB SE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW:
    • EXXONMOBIL CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD (PETRONAS)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • BP PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • OTHER MARKET PLAYERS
      • AXEL AMERICAS LLC
      • BALMER LAWRIE & CO. LTD.
      • BEL-RAY COMPANY, LLC
      • CHEMTOOL INC.
      • CITGO PETROLEUM CORPORATION
      • HARRISON MANUFACTURING CO. PTY LTD.
      • HEXOL INTERNATIONAL LTD.
      • INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD.
      • LUBRI-LAB INC.
      • LUBRITA.COM
      • LUKEOIL
      • MARATHON PETROLEUM CORPORATION
      • PENRITE OIL COMPANY
      • PHILLIPS 66 LUBRICANTS
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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