Ceramics Market (By Product: Traditional, Advanced; By Application: Sanitary Ware, Abrasives, Bricks & Pipes, Tiles, Pottery; By End-use: Building & Construction, Industrial, Medical) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Revenue, Regional Outlook 2021 – 2030

Published Date : Dec 2021 | No. of Pages : 150+ Pages | Category : Chemical and Material

The global Ceramics market size is expected to be worth around US$ 351.0 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global Ceramics market size was valued at US$ 250.4 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% during forecast period 2021 to 2030.

Ceramics Market Size 2021 to 2030

Report Coverage

Report Scope Details
Market Size US$ 351.0 billion by 2030
Growth Rate CAGR of 5.4% From 2021 to 2030
Largest Market Asia Pacific
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2021 to 2030
Segments Covered Product, Application, End-use
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa
Companies Mentioned AGC Ceramics Co., Ltd.; Imerys; Carbo Ceramics; Inc.; 3M; Corning; Kyocera Corporation

Growth Factors

The growth of the construction sector, along with the increasing demand for medical equipment from the healthcare sector is expected to propel the market growth over the forecast period.

Ceramics are made generally from carbides, oxides, and nitrides. The traditional products comprise whiteware, porcelain, stoneware, and chinaware. The aforementioned products are mostly deployed in construction of residential and non-residential buildings; thus, rising construction activities across the globe coupled with renovation of existing properties are driving the market.

The growing medical industry is another factor propelling the market growth. Ceramics are extensively used for several purposes including dental & bone implants, hip & joint replacement, and femoral heads. Furthermore, technological advancements and government investment for research and innovation of advanced ceramics are augmenting the market growth.

By Product Analysis

The traditional segment dominated the market for ceramics and held the largest revenue share of more than 58.0% in 2020. The segment witnessed tremendous growth over the past few years and is expected to dominate across the forecast period on account of the increasing application of traditional ceramics in the manufacturing of clay bricks, tableware, and porcelain tiles.

Traditional ceramics are primarily composed of silica (quartz), feldspar, and clay. These minerals in various combinations are used in the manufacturing of ceramic tiles and other ceramic-related finished products.

Advanced ceramics is expected to witness substantial growth over the next eight years. These materials exhibit a very high degree of resistance towards wear and tear and at high temperatures. 

By Application Analysis

The sanitary ware segment dominated the market for ceramics and held the largest revenue share of more than 11.0% in 2020. Ceramics are used in producing various products under this segment such as shower plates, washbasins, bathtubs, and toilet bowls. In addition to being cost-efficient, ceramic-based products are easy to clean and maintain.

The abrasives segment is expected to progress at a CAGR of 3.9% in the market for ceramics over the forecast period. These are used in tools that are widely utilized in various operations such as grinding, cutting, dressing, polishing, sharpening, and dressing, particularly for metal, wood, glass, stone, and plastics.

Ceramics are largely utilized in the making of products such as art ware, figurines, sculptures, earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, and bone china.

By End-use Analysis

The building and construction segment dominated the market for ceramics and held the largest revenue share of over 40.0% in 2020. Growth in residential and commercial construction along with public and other infrastructural works is stimulating the segment growth. 

In industrial end-use, advanced ceramics are employed in various applications in aerospace, chemical, petrochemical, and coatings. In the aerospace sector, ceramics are used in the manufacturing of space shuttle tiles, wear components, combustor liners, and fire detection equipment among others.

By Regional Analysis

Asia Pacific dominated the market and accounted for the largest revenue share of over 40.0% in 2020. The region is known for the presence of skilled labor at low cost, which makes it the most lucrative for manufacturers to set up tile manufacturing plants.

China held the largest share in the region in 2020 and is anticipated to maintain this trend over the forecast period. Ceramics are largely being utilized in the construction industry.

In North America, the market is anticipated to observe steady growth over the coming years on account of the rising demand for ceramic tiles from the construction industry. 

Key Players

  • 3M

  • AGC Ceramics Co., Ltd.

  • Kajaria Ceramics Limited

  • Kyocera Corporation

  • Mohawk Industries, Inc.

  • Momentive

  • Morgan Advanced Materials

  • RAK Ceramics

  • Saint-Gobain

  • Unifrax 

Market Segmentation

  • By Product 

    • Traditional

    • Advanced

  • By Application 

    • Sanitary Ware

    • Abrasives

    • Bricks & Pipes

    • Tiles

    • Pottery

    • Others

  • By End-use

    • Building & Construction

    • Industrial

    • Medical

    • Others

  • Regional 

    • North America

      • U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

The Ceramics market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Ceramics market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2030. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Ceramics market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Ceramics market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Ceramics market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Ceramics capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Ceramics by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Ceramics market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2017 to 2030. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Ceramics market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Ceramics market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Ceramics industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

Ceramics market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Ceramics market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Ceramics market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Ceramics market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Ceramics. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Ceramics. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Ceramics are as follows:

  • History Year: 2017-2020
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Forecast Year 2021 to 2030

Reasons to Purchase this Report:

- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2017-2020) and forecast (2021-2030);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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