"Innovative Market Solutions to Help Businesses Make Informed Decisions"

Iron Oxide Pigments Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Color (Red, Yellow, Black, Others), By Type (Natural, Synthetic), By Application (Construction, Paints & Coatings, Plastics, Paper, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Others) And Regional Forecast 2023-2030

Region : Global | Report ID: FBI105384 | Status : Ongoing



Iron oxide pigments are the combination of iron and oxides, which are manufactured from both natural and synthetic sources. Naturally, these pigments are from magnetite, goethite, sienna, ochre, hematite, and umber. Similarly, synthetically iron oxide pigments are obtained through prime processes which include thermal deposition of iron compounds, iron salt precipitation, organic compound reduction by iron. Moreover, the iron oxide pigments are available in different colors such as red, yellow, black based on the application required. The product finds use in numerous applications including construction, paints & coatings, plastics, paper, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

The rising demand for iron oxide pigment in various applications will propel market growth. The properties such as stability, opacity, tinting strength, dispersibility, and the consistency makes iron oxide pigments a preferred choice in different industries. In the construction industry, iron oxide pigments are mainly used for producing decorative concrete and flooring. Also, they are utilized as colorants for glass, ceramic glazes, plastic, paper, textiles, rubber, and cosmetics. Hence, rising product demand in these applications will fuel the growth in the iron oxide pigment market during the forecast timeline.

However, stringent environmental regulations over the production of synthetic iron oxide pigment have impacted the overall product demand. Hence, this is anticipated to hamper the market growth.

Key Market Driver -

Rising demand of iron oxide pigment in various applications to drive the market growth.

Key Market Restraint -

Stringent government regulation to hamper the market growth

Market Segmentation:

Based on color, the iron oxide pigments market is segmented into red, yellow, black, others. Based on type, the market is segmented into natural, synthetic. Based on application, the market is segmented into construction, paints & coatings, plastics, paper, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and personal care, food & beverage, and others. From a geographical standpoint, the market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.  

Key Players Covered:

The key players in the iron oxide pigments market include Lanxess AG, BASF SE, Huntsman Corporation, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, Kronos Worldwide, Inc., Heubach GmbH, CATHAY INDUSTRIES, Hunan Three-ring Pigments Co., Ltd., Tronox Ltd., and Applied Minerals Inc.

Key Insights

  • Key Emerging Trends – For Major Countries

  • Key Developments: Mergers, Acquisition, Partnership, etc.

  • Latest Technological Advancement

  • Insights on Regulatory Scenarios

  • Porters Five Forces Analysis

Regional Analysis:

Asia Pacific is estimated to witness the highest growth in the iron oxide pigments market. The growth is attributed to the rising product demand in the construction and paints & coatings industry. Further, the rapid industrialization will also contribute to boosting the market growth in this region. The increasing adoption of iron oxide pigments in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries will fuel the market growth in Europe. In North America, the growth is due to the rising use of synthetic pigments in the plastic and food & beverage industries. The Middle East & Africa is anticipated to witness significant growth, owing to the rising product demand in the paper and plastic industries.

To gain extensive insights into the market, Request for Customization




By Color

  • Red

  • Yellow

  • Black

  • Others

By Type

  • Natural

  • Synthetic

By Application

  • Construction

  • Paints & Coatings

  • Plastics

  • Paper

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Cosmetics & Personal Care

  • Food & Beverage

  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)

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

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

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

  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of the Middle East & Africa)

Iron Oxide Pigments Developments

  • In July 2018, Ferro Corporation expanded its production facility in Girardota, Colombia, to meet rising global demand for its Ultramarine Blue and Micronized Iron Oxide pigments. This expansion will help the company to expand its global capacity in high performance Ultramarines.

  • In March 2017, LANXESS introduced a new generation of iron oxide red pigments on the market. The new pigment will help to fulfill the high-quality demands of the paints and coatings industry and deliver high tinting and chromatic strength.

  • In March 2017, LANXESS increased the capacities of iron oxide pigments by around 25,000 metric tons. The company is also expanding capacities of yellow pigments by another 2,000 metric tons per year at its site in Porto Feliz, Brazil. This expansion will help the company to meet the consumer requirement. 

  • Ongoing
  • 2022
  • 2019-2021


  • $4850

Personalize this Research

  • Granular Research on Specified Regions or Segments
  • Companies Profiled based on User Requirement
  • Broader Insights Pertaining to a Specific Segment or Region
  • Breaking Down Competitive Landscape as per Your Requirement
  • Other Specific Requirement on Customization
Request Customization Banner

Chemicals & Materials Clients

LG Chem

Client Testimonials

“This report is really well done and we really appreciate it! Again, I may have questions as we dig in deeper. Thanks again for some really good work.”

- U.S.-based biotechnology company focussing on treatment of chronic pain.

“Kudos to your team. Thank you very much for your support and agility to answer our questions.”

- Europe-based provider of solutions to automate data centre operations.

“We appreciate you and your team taking out time to share the report and data file with us, and we are grateful for the flexibility provided to modify the document as per request. This does help us in our business decision making. We would be pleased to work with you again, and hope to continue our business relationship long into the future.”

- India-based manufacturer of industrial and specialty intermediates with a strong global presence.

“I want to first congratulate you on the great work done on the Medical Platforms project. Thank you so much for all your efforts.”

- One of the largest cosmetics company in the world.

“Thank you very much. I really appreciate the work your team has done. I feel very comfortable recommending your services to some of the other startups that I’m working with, and will likely establish a good long partnership with you.”

- U.S. based startup operating in the cultivated meat market.

“We received the below report on the U.S. market from you. We were very satisfied with the report.”

- UGlobal hearing aids manufacturer.

“I just finished my first pass-through of the report. Great work! Thank you!”

- U.S. based solar racking solutions provider.

“Thanks again for the great work on our last partnership. We are ramping up a new project to understand the imaging and imaging service and distribution market in the U.S.”

- World’s leading advisory firm.

“We feel positive about the results. Based on the presented results, we will do strategic review of this new information and might commission a detailed study on some of the modules included in the report after end of the year. Overall we are very satisfied and please pass on the praise to the team. Thank you for the co-operation!”

- Germany based machine construction company.

“Thank you very much for the very good report. I have another requirement on cutting tools, paper crafts and decorative items.”

- Japanese manufacturing company of stationery products.

“We are happy with the professionalism of your in-house research team as well as the quality of your research reports. Looking forward to work together on similar projects”

- One of the Leading Food Companies in Germany

“We appreciate the teamwork and efficiency for such an exhaustive and comprehensive report. The data offered to us was exactly what we were looking for. Thank you!”

- Intuitive Surgical

“I recommend Fortune Business Insights for their honesty and flexibility. Not only that they were very responsive and dealt with all my questions very quickly but they also responded honestly and flexibly to the detailed requests from us in preparing the research report. We value them as a research company worthy of building long-term relationships.”

- Major Food Company in Japan

“Well done Fortune Business Insights! The report covered all the points and was very detailed. Looking forward to work together in the future”

- Ziering Medical

“It has been a delightful experience working with you guys. Thank you Fortune Business Insights for your efforts and prompt response”

- Major Manufacturer of Precision Machine Parts in India

“I had a great experience working with Fortune Business Insights. The report was very accurate and as per my requirements. Very satisfied with the overall report as it has helped me to build strategies for my business”

- Hewlett-Packard

“This is regarding the recent report I bought from Fortune Business insights. Remarkable job and great efforts by your research team. I would also like to thank the back end team for offering a continuous support and stitching together a report that is so comprehensive and exhaustive”

- Global Management Consulting Firm

“Please pass on our sincere thanks to the whole team at Fortune Business Insights. This is a very good piece of work and will be very helpful to us going forward. We know where we will be getting business intelligence from in the future.”

- UK-based Start-up in the Medical Devices Sector

“Thank you for sending the market report and data. It looks quite comprehensive and the data is exactly what I was looking for. I appreciate the timeliness and responsiveness of you and your team.”

- One of the Largest Companies in the Defence Industry
We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site you agree to our use of cookies . Privacy.