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Calcium Hydroxide Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Grade (Industrial, Food, Other), By Application (Water & Sewage Treatment (including industrial water), Construction, Paper & Pulp, Food & Beverages, Others)Others and Regional Forecast, 2021-2028

Region : Global | Report ID: FBI102323 | Status : Ongoing



Calcium Hydroxide is one of the important derivatives of lime (calcium oxide). It is also known by many different names such as slaked lime, hydrated lime, caustic lime, pickling lime, etc. It is commercially manufactured by the reaction between water and calcium oxide. It is available in different grades and concentration in the market and is used for various end-use applications.      

On the basis of grade, calcium hydroxide market is segmented into industrial, food and others. On the basis of application, calcium hydroxide market is segmented into water & sewage treatment, construction, paper & pulp, food & beverages and others.

Key Market Driver -

Increasing consumption in water treatment application on the virtue of rising drinking water concerns.

Key Market Restraint -

Strong presence of effective alternatives in water treatment applications.

From a geographical standpoint, the market is categorised into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

Key market Drivers- Calcium Hydroxide is low cost & effective material that is available in large quantities generally in all parts of the world. It has wide range of applications and these applications vary with the changing regions. For example, in Latin America, it finds major applications in food & beverages where as in North America calcium chloride is majorly consumed in water treatment application. On the global level, its application for water treatment drives the market and is expected to drive the market growth over the forecast period. Also, its use in construction industry is increasing that is expected to create lucrative opportunities in the market.     

Key market restraints- Though calcium hydroxide is cheap and easily available product it has certain concerns in its applicability and thus is relatively less preferred in some of the applications. Sodium hydroxide (caustic) and Magnesium hydroxide are strong substitutes of calcium hydroxide and are widely adopted in industrial water treatment.    

Key Players Covered:

The global calcium hydroxide market is highly fragmented with the number of global & regional manufacturers operating in the market. Some of the key players in include- CARMEUSE, Graymont, Birch Chemicals, Hydrite Chemical, Lhoist Group, Mississippi Lime, Nordkalk Corporation, Chu Shin Chemical Corporation Limited, Kalkfabrik Netstal, Calcinor, Sigma Minerals Ltd., Graima Calcium Products Pvt. Ltd., and others.

Key Insights

  • New Advancements in Production Technologies

  • Key Trends in the market

  • New Product Launches, Expansions, Key Players

  • Regulatory Landscape

  • Porters Five Forces Analysis

Regional Analysis:

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On geographical basis, Calcium Hydroxide Market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. The global calcium hydroxide market is forecasted to grow in-line with the global GDP. Asia-Pacific accounts for lion’s share in the global calcium hydroxide market on the back of China. China contributes to more than 50% of the demand in Asia-Pacific region. The international trade of calcium hydroxide is very limited as it is widely available in all parts of the world and its transportation makes it costlier than locally available product. Regional players generally are self-sufficient to fulfil the local demand and these players are focusing on expanding their product portfolio to increase the profit levels. North America is expected to witness moderate growth in the regional markets due to the maturity levels in the regional markets. Europe region is also poised to grow at low to moderate rates due to maturity in the developed regions of Western Europe. Latin America region is expected to experience slight high growth than the global average on the back of improving socio-political conditions in the region. Middle East & Africa is also expected to witness low to moderate growths in the regional market.      




By Grade

  • Industrial

  • Food

  • Other

By Application

  • Water & Sewage Treatment (including industrial water)

  • Construction

  • Paper & Pulp

  • Food & Beverages

  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)

  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, and Rest of LATAM)

  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia, and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Key Industry Developments

  • February, 2019, Pennsylvania, Carmeuse, a manufacturer of calcium lime and other mining products, announced the successful acquisition of Yager Materials & its subsidiaries which is expected to help Carmeuse to strengthen its presence in the Construction Industry.

  • January, 2018, USA, HYDRITE CHEMICAL CO., a chemical manufacturing company headquartered in the US, announced acquisition of Organic Defoamer Group, a leading manufacturer of defoamers, antifoams and other specialty products. This has widened and strengthen the product portfolio of HYDRITE CHEMICAL CO.

Calcium Hydroxide Market Size, Share and Global Industry Trend Forecast till 2026
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  • 2020
  • 2017-2019


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