Perlite and Vermiculite Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2018 - 2026

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Perlite is amorphous volcanic crystal. Owing to its high water content, it enlarges from 2 to 20 times from its original size in high temperatures. Therefore, it converts into light gray to white after heating. These features of perlite set it as vital raw material for various vital industrial areas. Vermiculite is hydrated magnesium aluminum silicate inorganic which appears as mica in resemblance. It is fireproof and odorless mineral substance.

Market Dynamics

Perlite is used in horticulture, construction, and industrial applications and vermiculite is mostly used in shed form in insulation, agriculture and others. However, neither vermiculite nor perlite can be simply reprocessed for reuse which can result in sluggish growth of this market. Growing applications of perlite and vermiculite in agriculture and construction is expected to drive their demand in near future.

Market Classification

The market can be bifurcated on the basis of type, application and geography. By type, perlite and vermiculite market can be segmented into perlite and vermiculite. By application, perlite and vermiculite market can be segmented into construction industry, horticultural, industrial industry, light industrial industry and others. On the basis of geography, the perlite and vermiculite market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Asia-Pacific.

Report Coverage


Perlite and Vermiculite Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

Type, Application, 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 involved in perlite and vermiculite market are Bergama Mining, The Genper Group, Imerys Filtration Minerals Inc, Dicaperl Minerals Corp, EP Minerals, LLC, Termolita S&B Minarals, Aegean Perlites SA, VIORYP ABEE, Perlite Hellas SA, SHOWA DENKO K.K., Mitsui Sumitomo Metal Mining Brass & Copper Co. Ltd., Blue Pacific Minerals Ltd., and Chillagoe Perlite among others.

Market Segmentation

Market By Type



Market By Application




Light Industrial


Market By Region

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • U.K.
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe


  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa

  • GCC
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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