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Color Concentrates Market By Type (Solid, Liquid), By End-use (Consumer Goods, Packaging, Construction, Automotive), By Region (Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2021 – 2027)

Published: January, 2022
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Color Concentrates Market Size, Share & Trends (2022 - 2027)

The global Color Concentrates Market was valued at $ 6.24 billion in 2021 and is predicted to grow to $ 8.26 billion by 2026, at an annual development rate of 8.2% from 2022 to 2027.

A strong attraction in the plastics and packaging business is driving expansion in the global color concentrate industry. The market for color concentrates has grown significantly in recent years, and this expansion is predicted to continue in the near future, due to the growing call for color concentrates in various end-use companies, such as packaging, consumer goods, building and construction and the automobile, among others. The growing appeal of plastics in various companies is also driving the expansion of the worldwide market. Color concentrates are employed in plastic polymers to color plastic, which is smooth and opaque. They are employed as solid color masterbatches and additives. Color concentrates offer many important advantages, such as better performance, better storage, cleaning, and ease of use, and they offer many important advantages over pre-colored resins, liquid colors, or raw pigments in most applications. The plastic color concentrates are also employed in liquid form and are carefully added in small amounts in the manufacture of plastic products.

The color concentrates market has seen a strong expansion in recent years, and this expansion is predicted to continue in the near future, due to the escalating call in various end-use industries such as packaging, consumer goods, building and construction, and the automobile, among others. The augmenting call for plastics in various industries is also driving the expansion of the global color concentrates market.

Color Concentrates Market Drivers:

The worldwide market for color concentrates is driven by escalated employment in the cosmetics packaging industry. The rising demand for packaged foods is also supporting the growth of color concentrates in the packaging industry. The worldwide market for color concentrates is also driven by the expanding usage of plastics, as these materials have superior characteristics, especially heat resistance, and chemical stability, and can be easily mixed with plastics. The surge in need from the end-use industry including packaging, agriculture, consumer goods, paint, and agriculture (such as nursery film, greenhouse film, and mulch) among other things is contributing to market development. The market for color concentrates has grown significantly over the years and has gained popularity in the packaging and electronics market. It is considered the most durable and economical dye to use for different applications.

Color Concentrates Market Restraints:

The main limiting factors for the global color concentrate market are the high cost of the color matching process and the escalating call for pre-colored compounds. This is predicted to spark innovations in the color concentrate market as manufacturers take initiatives to produce cost-effective products. However, rising costs due to color matching are holding back the expansion of the color concentrate market. Furthermore, recycling plastics is a major challenge for the worldwide business.

Color Concentrates Market Opportunities:

The escalating use of aesthetics in packaging and the rising demand for plastics are driving the market appeal for color concentrates. Furthermore, the industrialization of emerging economies and the introduction of universal carrier resins are driving the market attractiveness for these concentrates.

Color Concentrates Market Challenges:

The main challenge that companies face today is the recycling of plastics. Color concentrates are mixed with plastics that cannot be recycled. Only 9% of the world's plastics are recycled, while others go to landfills. The higher cost of the color palette hinders the call for color concentrates. Also, it is not suitable for use in certain applications.

COLOR CONCENTRATES MARKET REPORT COVERAGE:

REPORT METRIC

DETAILS

Market Size Available

2021– 2026

Base Year

2021

Forecast Period

2022-2027

CAGR

8.2% 

Segments Covered

By Form, By End-use, By Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Market Leaders Profiled

Ferro Corporation, Cromex S/A, Chroma Color Corporation, Unicolor Masterbatching and Additives Incorporated, Plastics Color Corporation, AGC Inc., LyondellBasell Businesses Holdings B.V., PolyOne, Clariant, Colortech Inc., Accurate Color & Compounding, Inc., Ampacet Corporation, Badger Color Concentrates, F&D PLASTICS, Precision Color Compounds, Primex Color, Compounding & Additives, Royce Global, Inteplast Group, PEACOCK COLOR and Penn Color Inc, and Masterbatch & Color

Color Concentrates Market Segmentation as per the research report until 2027.

Color Concentrates Market - By Form:

  • Solid
  • Liquid

The solid segment dominates the market for color concentrates. The expansion of this market segment can be attributed to several properties that solid color concentrates offer, including low price, lowest drop rate, inexpensive investment, dry nature, ease of transportation and storage, excellent control, and color and waste reduction, among others. The liquids segment of the color concentrates industry is predicted to grow at the highest CAGR during the foreseen period.

Color Concentrates Market - By End-use:

  • Packaging
  • consumer goods
  • Building and construction
  • Automotive
  • others

The packaging industry leads the market for color concentrates and is predicted to achieve the highest CAGR during the outlook period. The expansion of the end-use packaging business in the color concentrate industry is driven by a growing call for colored plastics in lightweight packaging.

Color Concentrates Market - By Region:

  • North America 

  • Europe 

  • Asia Pacific

  • Latin America 

  • Middle East & Africa 

The Asia-Pacific color concentrates market is predicted to record the highest CAGR during the projection period due to the increasing demand for these concentrates in medical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food and beverage packaging. Asia-Pacific is a major customer for color concentrates, followed by regions in North America and Europe. In the Asia Pacific, China is considered the most important market due to the increase in calls from various end-use companies. India, Japan, Indonesia, and Thailand are the main countries contributing to the expansion of the color concentrates industry in the Asia Pacific.

The worldwide market for color concentrates is growing in North America due to brand promotion activities, innovation, and an environment conducive to the development of products with enhanced properties. Europe also has a significant share in the worldwide market for color concentrates due to the presence of the main players. The hike in imports of color concentrates to Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa due to their excellent cleaning properties are predicted to increase the attractiveness in these regions. China is foreseen to be the most important market for color concentrates due to the growing automotive sector in the country.

Recent Developments 

  • As part of the worldwide introduction of the latest products, Ampacet Corporation introduced FusionFx, four impressive color palettes that use proprietary masterbatch technology to produce a random order of color hits. These effects allow designers to create a unique product that celebrates the unique expression and natural beauty of nature's imperfections.

  • PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a leading worldwide provider of specialty polymer materials, services, and solutions, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Clariant to purchase its worldwide blend of colors and additives.

Key Players:

Some of the significant players working in this industry are Ferro Corporation, Cromex S/A, Chroma Color Corporation, Unicolor Masterbatching and Additives Incorporated, Plastics Color Corporation, AGC Inc., LyondellBasell Businesses Holdings B.V., PolyOne, Clariant, Colortech Inc., Accurate Color & Compounding, Inc., Ampacet Corporation, Badger Color Concentrates, F&D PLASTICS, Precision Color Compounds, Primex Color, Compounding & Additives, Royce Global, Inteplast Group, PEACOCK COLOR, and Penn Color Inc, and Masterbatch & Color Concentrates among others.

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