Based on the application, this market can be classified into
Food and beverages,
Pulp & paper,
Paintings & coatings and
Based of type, the market has been classified into
Based on Region, the market is segmented into
The availability of silicone defoamer in a wide range of viscosities and its high thermal stability drives the market.
Need for fresh drinking water is propelling the demand of silicone defoamer to be used in wastewater treatment or effluent treatment.
Pulp & paper is estimated to be the highest revenue generating segment of the market. Positive outlook in water treatment coupled with prospective growth in paintings & coatings industry is expected to boost the defoamers market size.
Key players active in the defoamers market include BASF SE, Dowing Corning Corporation, Ashland Inc., Evonik Industries AG, Clariant Chemicals Company, and Eastman Chemicals Company among others.
They look forward to producing eco-friendly defoamers to meet various regulations enacted by the government. This finds an opportunity for new players who are actively looking for market-entry.
Defoamers Market Growth Key Factors
Its insoluble nature and superior surface properties are the significant factors that propel the growth of the market.
In addition, the need to maintain a chemically inert atmosphere in various industries will drive this market during the forecast period.
Apart from the above-mentioned factors, increase in awareness about water treatment lead to an upsurge in the global defoamers market.
Moreover, stringent regulations by the government to treat industrial waste will boost their usage in the coming years.
On the other side, various health hazards associated with defoamers can hamper the growth of the market to a certain extent.
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