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Metallic Stearates Market By type (Aluminum, Zinc, Magnesium, Calcium, others), By Application (Pharmaceuticals, Plastics, Rubber, Cosmetics, Construction, Coatings), By Region - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast | 2021 - 2026

Pulished: April, 2021
ID: 8259
Pages: 175

Metallic Stearates Market Analysis Report (2021 - 2026)

The global Metallic Stearates Market is predicted to develop from approximately US$ 4.64 billion in 2021 to $ 6.49 billion in 2026, at an annual rate of 7.1% over the projection period from 2021 to 2026.

Metallic stearates, often called metallic fatty acid salts or metallic soap, are compounds of long-chain fatty acids that contain metals. Metal stearates can be soluble or insoluble in water as they consist of ammonia and alkali metals are generally soluble in water. The solubility of metal stearates affects their functional use. Metal stearates are generally derived from natural acids like stearic acid and palmitic acid. They have risen in recent years on the basis of the number of grades provided for particular application needs. There are various metal stearates available for a particular application. This allows the availability of higher options for end-users of metal stearates, through which they can select particular qualities to meet their needs. The polymer and rubber industry is rising with complicated product uses and it's also a significant industry that has augmented the custom shade industry.

Recent Developments 

  • Mallinckrodt and Baerlocher based in Houston declared that Baerlocher USA has bought Mallinckrodt's Hydense metal stearate business. Metal stearates are employed as lubricants and thermal stabilizers in the manufacturing of several plastics. Mallinckrodt will continue to produce metal stearates for the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Valtril has added latest goods to its lubricants group. Valtris Specialty Chemicals firm based in Ohio is rising its lubricant portfolio with the launch of two latest goods.

Metallic Stearates Market Drivers and Restraints

The main factors contributing to the expansion of the global metallic stearates market are the rising call from the polymer and rubber industry and the high call for magnesium stearates in pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications. Given the exceptional lubrication and release properties of metal stearates, it offers a wide range for the product in applications in the above mentioned businesses. The lubricating properties of metal stearates are employed on a large scale in the preparation of dragees and the pressing of tablets. Metal stearates provide so many benefits on their counterparts, as they can survive high temperatures. Furthermore, metal stearates are inert and therefore do not react or contaminate the material (rubber, plastic, pigments, etc.). The call for materials such as plastics, rubber, paper and textiles continues to increase. With the escalating call for these materials, the need arises to mold them into the desired shapes. This leads to a call for metal stearates as a processing aid material.

The flexibility of metal stearates on the basis of formulation and functionality is the key reason for their employment by different rubber manufacturers. Metal stearates are also employed in applications such as cement, cosmetics, and masonry and dust treatments, due to their hydrophobicity. The call for cement and cosmetics is escalating rapidly worldwide. Urbanization and a high standard of living are driving call for cement and cosmetics, respectively. The expansion of the worldwide market for metal stearates has been greatly favored by its escalating use in the plastics and rubber businesses. Rising adoption to improve the surface texture of plastics and reduce friction are some of the factors driving call for products in the plastics industry. In addition, the fine properties of zinc, calcium, and magnesium stearates to act as a release agent and acid scavenger are predicted to increase their call in the rubber industry. Manufacturers are escalating R&D spending by escalating rubber production.




Market Size Available

2020 – 2025

Base Year


Forecast Period

2021 - 2026



Segments Covered

By Product, Type, Application, Distribution Channel and 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

Baerlocher GmbH (Germany), Dover Chemical Corporation (U.S.), FACI S.p.A (Italy), Peter Greven GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Sun Ace Kakoh (Pte.) Ltd. (Malaysia), Valtris Specialty Chemicals (U.S.), Norac Additives (U.S.), PMC Biogenix, Inc. (U.S.), James M. Brown Ltd. (U.K.), Nimbasia Stabilizers (India), Marathwada Chemical Industries Pvt. Ltd. (India), Lumega Industries (India), Seoul Fine Chemical Ind. Co. Ltd. (South Korea), and IRRH Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd. (South Korea) 


Metallic Stearates market

Metallic Stearates Market Segmentation 

Metallic Stearates Market - By Type

  • Zinc stearates
  • calcium stearates
  • magnesium stearates
  • aluminium stearates
  • other stearates

On the basis of type, the zinc stearates sector has been dominating the industry for metallic stearates in the year 2019, due to its broad variety of applications in different end-use businesses. 

Metallic Stearates Market - By End-use

  • Polymer and rubber industry
  • pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
  • building and construction
  • paints and coatings
  • others

Based on the end-use industry, the polymer and rubber segment dominated the metal stearate market in 2019, owing to escalated call for PVC and other polymers. The call for custom shades from end-use businesses with their different valences stimulates the call for metallic stearates.

Metallic Stearates Market - By Region

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Middle East & Africa

Metal stearates are widely employed in Asia-Pacific. Developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region have large plastics and rubber businesses. These countries are predicted to offer immense opportunities to manufacturers in the near future. Regions like Europe and North America also offer significant expansion opportunities in the metal stearate market as these regions, particularly Eastern Europe, have new manufacturing businesses. China and India are predicted to be the main markets due to escalated construction activities with rapid industrialization.

In addition, the increase in sales of light, fuel-efficient cars is predicted to spur call for polymers, which is another factor influencing call for metal stearates. The North American market represented 19.8% of the market share and it is predicted to record a 4.82% annual growth rate during the evaluation period. The strong call for cosmetic products due to the expansion of the active population and the increase in disposable income are factors that stimulate the expansion of the regional market. Additionally, the Middle East and Africa market is predicted to show substantial expansion during the foreseen period.

Metallic Stearates Market Key Players:

  1. Baerlocher GmbH (Germany),

  2. Dover Chemical Corporation (U.S.),

  3. FACI S.p.A (Italy),

  4. Peter Greven GmbH & Co. KG (Germany),

  5. Sun Ace Kakoh (Pte.) Ltd. (Malaysia),

  6. Valtris Specialty Chemicals (U.S.),

  7. Norac Additives (U.S.),

  8. PMC Biogenix, Inc. (U.S)

1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Study Deliverables                  

                1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                          

                1.4 General Study Assumptions                

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Introduction                               

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Econometric Modelling      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Analysis Design                         

                2.4 Study Timeline                          

3. Overview                                       

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferences                         

                3.3 Epidemology                              

4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                    

                4.1 Market Drivers                          

                4.2 Market Restraints                    

                4.3 Key Challenges                         

                4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market                              

5. Market Segmentation                                              

                5.1 Type                              

                                5.1.1 Introduction           

                                5.1.2 Aluminium              

                                5.1.3 Zinc            

                                5.1.4 Magnesium            

                                5.1.5 Calcium     

                                5.1.6 Others      

                                5.1.7  Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Type    

                                5.1.8  Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Type  

                                5.1.9  Market Share Analysis, By Type    

                5.2 Application                 

                                5.2.1 Introduction           

                                5.2.2 Pharmaceuticals   

                                5.2.3 Plastics      

                                5.2.4 Rubber     

                                5.2.5 Cosmetics

                                5.2.6 Construction          

                                5.2.7 Coatings   

                                5.2.8 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Application         

                                5.2.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Application       

                                5.2.10 Market Share Analysis, By Application      

6. Geographical Analysis                                              

                6.1 Introduction                               

                                6.1.1 Regional Trends    

                                6.1.2 Impact Analysis     

                                6.1.3 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis        

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Type

                                       By Application

                                6.1.4  Market Attractiveness Analysis     

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Type

                                       By Application

                                6.1.5  Market Share Analysis      

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Type

                                       By Application

                6.2 North America                          

                                6.1.1 Introduction           

                                6.1.2 United States         

                                6.1.3 Canada     

                6.3 Europe                         

                                6.2.1 Introduction           

                                6.2.2 U.K             

                                6.2.3 Spain         

                                6.2.4 Germany 

                                6.2.5 Italy            

                                6.2.6 France       

                6.4 Asia-Pacific                 

                                6.3.1 Introduction           

                                6.3.2 China         

                                6.3.3 India          

                                6.3.4 Japan         

                                6.3.5 Australia   

                                6.3.6 South Korea           

                6.5 Latin America                             

                                6.4.1 Introduction           

                                6.4.2 Brazil          

                                6.4.3 Argentina

                                6.4.4 Mexico     

                                6.4.5 Rest of Latin America          

                6.6 Middle East & Africa               

                                6.5.1 Introduction           

                                6.5.2 Middle-East            

                                6.5.3 Africa         

7. Strategic Analysis                                       

                7.1 PESTLE analysis                         

                                7.1.1 Political     

                                7.1.2 Economic 

                                7.1.3 Social         

                                7.1.4 Technological         

                                7.1.5 Legal          

                                7.1.6 Environmental       

                7.2 Porter’s Five analysis                              

                                7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers        

                                7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers    

                                7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants     

                                7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services              

                                7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry     

8. Market Leaders' Analysis                                        

                8.1 Baerlocher GmbH (Germany)                             

                                8.1.1 Overview 

                                8.1.2 Product Analysis   

                                8.1.3 Financial analysis  

                                8.1.4 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.5 SWOT analysis       

                                8.1.6 Analyst View          

                8.2 Dover Chemical Corporation (USA)                  

                8.3 FACI S.p.A (Italy)                      

                8.4 Sinwon Chemical Co. Ltd. (South Korea)                        

                8.5 PROMAX Industries ApS (Denmark)                

                8.6 Biogenix Inc. (India)                

                8.7 Peter Greven GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)                    

                8.8 Univar Inc. (USA)                     

                8.9 Akrochem Corporation (USA)                             

                8.10 Sun Ace Kakoh (Pte.) Ltd. (Malaysia)                            

                8.11 Norac Additives (USA)                         

                8.12 Marathwada Chemical Industries Pvt. Ltd. (India)                   

                8.13 IRRH Speciality Chemicals (India)                    

                8.14 Lumega Industries (India)                  

                8.15 Nimbasia Stabilizers (India)               

                8.16 James M. Brown Ltd (UK)                  

9. Competitive Landscape                                           

                9.1 Market share analysis                            

                9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis                       

                9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                         

                9.4 New Product Launches                         

10. Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities                                         


                a) List of Tables                

                b) List of Figures                              

  • Global,Regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

  • Segment-level analysis in terms of by type,by  region, along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail

  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics

  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis

  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development

  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment

  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies

  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions

  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market


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