Leather Chemical Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2018 - 2026

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Leather chemicals are the products which are utilized for treatment of animal hides in order to produce leather. These chemicals are necessary at various stages of leather processing that consists of beamhouse, tanning & finishing, fatliquors & water repellents and drum dyeing.

Market Dynamics

Increasing per capita income of individuals, growing consumer affluence, and growth in tourism industry are some of the key reasons which lead to the increase in demand for luxury and leather good items in the market. Fast changing fashion trends and increasing consumer awareness level towards luxury products further boosts the demand for leather goods in the market.

Market Classification

The global leather chemical market is segmented based on product, end-user and geography. Based on product, the market is segmented into tanning dyeing, beamhouse chemicals and finishing chemicals. Tanning leather chemicals segment accounted for the largest share of around 40% of the overall leather chemicals market in 2016. It comprises products such as sodium formate, low sulphide unhairing agents, aldehyde tanning agents, chromium sulphate, formic acid, magnesium oxide and fungicides. Based on end-user, the market is segmented into footwear, furniture, automobile, garments, gloves and others. The global leather chemicals market was majorly led by footwear segment in 2016. Rising footwear sales worldwide owing to an increase in customer spending capacity coupled with improving consumer lifestyle dynamics is primarily triggering the leather footwear demand, globally. Based on geography, market is divided into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa (MEA). North American region accounted for over one-fifth of the global leather chemicals market share by volume in 2016. This regional growth is majorly due to the prevalence of large consumer base for leather products such as jackets, gloves and footwear. These products, especially gloves and footwear, are mostly used for industrial safety applications as they are highly resistant to abrasion, cut and impact.

Report Coverage


Leather Chemical Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

Product, End-user, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Analysis,

Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis


Market Participants

Some of the major players in the global leather chemical market include Lanxess AG, BASF SE, TFL, Schill & Seilacher GmbH & Co., Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., Clariant Chemicals Ltd., Pidilite Industries Ltd., ATC Chemicals, Texapel, Indofil Industries Ltd., Tytan, Elementis plc, DyStar, Zschimmer & Schwarz & Co KG, Lawrence International, Loving Group Ltd., Tasa Group International, Chemtan Company, Inc. and Stahl International BV.

Market Segmentation

Market By Product

·         Tanning Dyeing

·         Beamhouse Chemicals

·         Finishing Chemicals

Market By End-user

·         Footwear

·         Furniture

·         Automobile

·         Garments

·         Gloves

·         Others

Market By Geography

·         North America

o   U.S.

o   Canada

o   Mexico

·         Europe

o   UK

o   Germany

o   France

o   Rest of Europe

·         Asia-Pacific

o   China

o   Japan

o   India

o   Australia

o   Rest of Asia-Pacific

·         Latin America

o   Brazil

o   Rest of Latin America

·         Middle East and Africa (MEA)

o   South Africa

o   Saudi Arabia

o   Rest of MEA

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