Metallic Stearate Market (By Product Type- Zinc Stearate, Calcium Stearate, Aluminium Stearate, Magnesium Stearate, Market By Form- Fine Power, Pellet/Granular, Flakes, Aqueous Stearate Dispersions, Market By End Use- Building And Construction, Paper & Pulp Industry, Pharmaceutical, Lubricants, Polymer & Rubber Industry, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Mining & Metallurgy, Paints And Coatings, Food And Beverage Industry)- Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2026

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Metallic stearates are long chain fatty acid compounds used for a wide array of applications. Being their versatile properties such as separating properties, water repellence, stabilising, gelling, foam inhibition, and others they are widely used in cosmetics and personal care, mining and metallurgy, paints & coatings, food & beverage industries. Metallic stearates have high melting points and are thermostable in nature. They are also derived from animal or plant based fatty acid sources.  A number of different types of metallic stearates are available. However, among them aluminium and magnesium stearates are most widely used as stabilizing agents in many suspensions. The market of metallic stearates is expecting a healthy future.

Market Dynamics

The major driving factors for the metallic stearate market are increasing demand for metallic stearates from various sectors such as building & construction, paper & pulp industry, pharmaceutical, lubricants, polymer & rubber industry, and others. Incretions demand for the various agents used in the pharmaceutical industries and development in the healthcare section will support the growth of the market during the forecasted period. During last few years, there is a significant increase in the demand for the various products having water repellence, stabilising, gelling, foam inhibition, and other properties. Its water repellent property is widely adapter by textile industries, whereas separating property is adopted by lubricant industries. Increasing adoption of the metallic stearates has boosted the growth of the market. However, availability of grey market in many regions may slow the growth of the market.

Market Classification and Overview

The global metallic stearate market is segmented into product types, form and end users.

On the basis of types, the market is segmented into zinc stearate, calcium stearate, aluminium stearate, magnesium stearate,, and others.

On the basis of form, the market is segmented into fine power, pellet/granular, flakes, aqueous stearate dispersions, and others.

On the basis of end users, the market is segmented into building & construction, paper & pulp industry, pharmaceutical, lubricants, polymer & rubber industry, cosmetics & personal care, mining & metallurgy, paints and coatings, food and beverage industry, and others

Regional Overview

Geographically, the global metallic stearate market is categorized into four major regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Latin America, Middle East & Africa (LAMEA).

Asia Pacific dominate the metallic stearate market owing to the increasing production capacity of various types of metallic stearate, especially, in the countries such as India and China, increasing demand from various sectors, and increasing demand for various intermediate material have affected the growth of the market positively. North America is expected to hold good share owing to the increasing demand of metallic stearate from pharmaceutical and lubricant and construction sector and increasing government support. Europe accounts for the second leading market owing to the availability of huge investments and presence of major players in the region. On the other hand, LAMEA is expected to have the steady growth which is majorly driven by Middle East region.

Report Coverage


Metallic Stearate Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

 Types, Form, End Users, 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 participants in the market are

  • Dover Chemical Corporation
  • Baerlocher GmbH, Peter Greven GmbH & Co. Kg
  • PMC Biogenix, Inc.
  • Valtris Specialty Chemicals
  • Norac Additives
  • James M. Brown Ltd
  • Nimbasia Stabilizers
  • Lumega Industries
  • Sun Ace Kakoh (Pte.) Limited
  • Seoul Fine Chemical Ind
  • RRH Specialty Chemicals
  • Marathwada Chemical Industries Pvt. Ltd.
  • Brenntag Specialities Inc.
  • Valtris Specialty Chemicals

Market Segmentation

Market By Product Type

  • Zinc Stearate
  • Calcium Stearate
  • Aluminium Stearate
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Others

Market By Form

  • Fine Power
  • Pellet/Granular
  • Flakes
  • Aqueous Stearate Dispersions
  • Others

Market By End Use

  • Building And Construction
  • Paper And Pulp Industry
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Lubricants
  • Polymer And Rubber Industry
  • Cosmetics And Personal Care
  • Mining And Metallurgy
  • Paints And Coatings
  • Food And Beverage Industry
  • Others

Market By Geography

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Rest of MEA


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