Global Alcohol Ethoxylates Market by Product Type (Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates, Lauryl Alcohol Ethoxylates, and Other Product Types), By Application (Emulsifier, Dispersing Agent, and Other Applications), By End-Use (Cleaning, Metal Working, Textile Processing, Paper Processing, and Other End Uses) By Region and Companies - Industry Segment Outlook, Market Assessment, Competition Scenario, Trends and Forecast 2022-2032
- Published date: May 2023
- Report ID: 55073
- Number of Pages: 218
Alcohol Ethoxylates Market Overview:
In 2021, the global market for alcohol ethoxylates was valued at USD 6,393.6 million, the market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 7.5%, due to rising demand for high-grade industrial, institutional, and household cleaners over the forecast period. Market growth will also be driven by rising demand from the application industries for biodegradable detergents.
Global Alcohol Ethoxylates Market:
Product Type Analysis
Fatty alcohol ethoxylates, which are highly effective in cleaning the home and in industrial applications, are the most popular products. Because of their low toxicity, the products are widely used in cleaning industries. Over the forecast period, the growth in personal care industry use of the product is expected to be driven by its inclusion in cream bases.
Market growth is expected to be driven by the demand for cutting-edge, low foaming detergents and cleaners for industrial applications. It is available as a colorless liquid or water-soluble, white waxy physical state. The color change can be caused by the number of carbon atoms in the chemical composition. It is used extensively in many applications, including emulsification, industrial, institutional, and agricultural cleaners.
Linear alcohol ethoxylates are manufactured from both synthetic and natural sources. They are highly useful in cleaning applications. Market growth is expected to be driven by the use of the product in detergent formulations and the low to negligible toxicities.
Major players like Stepan Company or Evonik AG manufacture linear alcohol ethoxylates for many applications in a variety of industries. These products are highly regarded by major consumers around the world because of their high level of biodegradability, with approximately 80% degradation in 25 days.
Due to the excellent stabilizing properties of oil-water oils, the demand for emulsifiers will between 2023 and 2032. These products can be adjusted for hydrophobic parts. They also have a low reactivity to impurities in oil and water, making them an excellent choice for emulsions.
The rising use of industrial coatings and paints is expected to drive the demand for dispersing agents. Due to the growth of the construction and building industry, the market for tridecyl alcohol-ethoxylate products is expected to grow. The products’ superior stabilizing properties in dispersions are expected to also drive growth.
The market is expected to grow because of the high demand for fatty alcohols to be wetting agents. Over the forecast period, the main growth driver will be the demand for branched alcohol-ethoxylates as hard surface wetting agents. bv
Due to its superior performance with oil-based emulsions, the product is widely used in metalworking fluids. Metalworking requires large quantities of fluids for processing such as cutting, drilling, drilling, and rolling. Fluids are used to reduce friction.
Due to the increased usage of the product for de-inking waste paper, the market for this product is expected to grow in the paper and pulp industries. This segment has a small number of alcohol ethoxylates, which is having a limited impact on market dynamics. Advanced technology devices have reduced the demand for paper, which has led to a decrease in demand for the product.
Over the forecast period, the main growth driver for the product is expected to be the demand in the pharmaceutical sector. These products are used in a variety of pharmaceutical formulations including creams, lotions, and topical ointments. The product’s superior performance and emulsifying properties are expected to drive increased demand during the forecast period.
Alcohol ethoxylates are used to improve the stability of wax emulsions, which in turn accounts for product consumption. It is also used in the paint industry as a pigment dispersion. Over the forecast period, the main growth driver of the industry will be the growth in the construction industry.
Key Market Segments:
- Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates
- Lauryl Alcohol Ethoxylates
- Linear Alcohol Ethoxylates
- Other Product Types
- Dispersing Agent
- Wetting Agent
- Other Applications
- Metal Working
- Textile Processing
- Paper Processing
Market growth is expected to be driven by the growing demand for lauryl alcohol-ethoxylates used in cleaning products for industrial, institutional, and household purposes. The forecast period will see a rise in demand for low foam and low rinse products. The product’s biodegradability is expected to increase the demand over the next eight years.
The U.S. industry is diverse and includes many primary product manufacturing industries that account for high levels of alcohol ethoxylate consumption. High levels of integration are a hallmark of the manufacturing industry. They also produce raw materials like ethylene oxide, which increases their profit margins.
This industry is marked by strict regulations regarding the use of toxic chemicals in surfactants. The economy places a high value on environmentally safe products, which is why low VOC alcohol ethoxylates are produced.
The production of raw materials, including ethylene oxide, is facilitated by the integration of many manufacturers. This results in a lower production cost. The cost of sourcing raw materials is a large part of the total production cost for alcohol-ethoxylates. Market growth will be slowed by the demand for ethylene oxide in other industries.
Due to the increasing prices of ethylene oxide, fatty alcohols and crude palm oil, the product’s price is likely to rise.
North America’s detergent industry is expected to expand due to the increasing demand for low rinse and high foam detergents. The forecast period will see a rise in industrial cleaners’ consumption due to the presence of many manufacturers.
In 2021, 35.1% of global revenue was generated in Europe. This is due to the high level of product adoption and the existence of an industrial sector that is highly developed. Due to the increasing maturity of the applications industries, the market is expected not to grow.
The rapid industrial development of countries like China, India and Japan is expected to drive the market for ethoxylates within the region. This region is predictable grow at a 5.6% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. The demand for detergents is expected to grow due to the growing demand for front-loading washing machines, primarily in developing countries.
Key Regions and Countries covered іn thе rероrt:
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- South America
- Rest of South America
- South Africa
- Rest of MEA
With the presence of many multinational companies in the major economies, the industry is highly competitive. Companies operate from multiple locations using a mix of manufacturing facilities and sales offices. Multiple sales offices are located in the region and distribute products via direct distribution or third-party distributors.
To increase annual revenues, the companies offer the product at affordable prices. The growth is expected to be driven by the major manufacturers’ development of advanced ethoxylates that have low VOC content.
Key Market Players:
- Dоw Сhеmісаl Соmраnу
- Duроnt Еі Dе Nеmоurѕ & Со.
- Ѕhеll Сhеmісаlѕ
- Аіr Рrоduсtѕ & Сhеmісаlѕ Іnс.
- Аkzоnоbеl N.V.
- Ваѕf Ѕе
- Сlаrіаnt Аg
- Сrоdа Іntеrnаtіоnаl
- Other Key Players
For the Alcohol Ethoxylates Market research study, the following years have been considered to estimate the market size:
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Competitive Landscape, Revenue analysis, Company Share Analysis, Manufacturers Analysis, Volume by Manufacturers, Key Segments, Key company analysis, Market Trends, Distribution Channel, Market Dynamics, COVID-19 Impact Analysis, strategy for existing players to grab maximum market share, and more.
North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East & Africa
United States, Canada and Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy, China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia etc.Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)Q: What is the Alcohol Ethoxylates market size in 2021?
The Alcohol Ethoxylates market size is US$ 6,393.6 million for 2021.Q: What is the CAGR for the Alcohol Ethoxylates market?
The Alcohol Ethoxylates market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% during 2022-2032.Q: What are the segments covered in the Alcohol Ethoxylates market report?
Market.US has segmented the Global Alcohol Ethoxylates Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis By Region, 2022 market by geographic (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East and Africa). By Product Type, market has been segmented into Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates, Lauryl Alcohol Ethoxylates, Linear Alcohol Ethoxylates, and Other Product Types. By Application, market has been further divided into Emulsifier, Dispersing Agent, Wetting Agent, and Other Applications. By End-Use, market has been further divided into (Cleaning, Metal Working, Textile Processing, Paper Processing, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Other End Uses)Q: Who are the key players in the Alcohol Ethoxylates market?
Dоw Сhеmісаl Соmраnу, Duроnt Еі Dе Nеmоurѕ & Со., Ѕhеll Сhеmісаlѕ, Аіr Рrоduсtѕ & Сhеmісаlѕ Іnс., Аkzоnоbеl N.V., Ваѕf Ѕе, Сlаrіаnt Аg, Сrоdа Іntеrnаtіоnаl, Other Key Players are the key vendors in the Alcohol Ethoxylates marketQ: Which region is more attractive for vendors in the Alcohol Ethoxylates market?
Europe accounted for highest revenue share of 35.1% among the other regions. Therefore, the Alcohol Ethoxylates market in Europe is expected to garner significant business opportunities for the vendors during the forecast period.Q: What are the key markets for Alcohol Ethoxylates?
Key markets for Alcohol Ethoxylates are the UK, Germany, India, China, and Japan.Q: Which segment has the largest share in the Alcohol Ethoxylates market?
In the Alcohol Ethoxylates market, vendors should focus on grabbing business opportunities from the Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates segment as it accounted for the largest market share in the base year.
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