Alkylated Naphthalene Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2026

Alkylated Naphthalene Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2026

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Alkylated naphthalene is an aromatic fluid manufactured by the reaction of naphthalene with an alpha olefin. It is one of group V synthetic base stocks to be used in oils and lubricants for engine efficiency in automotive vehicles. Technical advantages offered by alkylated naphthalene lubricants include high thermal and oxidative stability, biodegradability, and high viscosity index. This makes them lucrative for applications such as food, industrial, and automotive.

Alkylated naphthalene is one of the fluids used in vehicles for manual as well as automatic transmissions during the movement of the engine. Alkylated naphthalene is used in vehicles for special requirements such as gear lubrication, valve operation, and brake band friction. It is also used as torque converter. It can also be used in food processing equipment as lubricant for efficient performance in the food industry as it is biodegradable. Alkylated naphthalene is also primarily used as non-detergent wetting agent that can effectively disperse colloidal systems in aqueous media in various industrial applications.

Based on product type, the alkylated naphthalene market can be classified into powder, granules, and liquids. In terms of application, the alkylated naphthalene market can be segmented into automotive & transportation, industrial, food processing, and others.

Increase in trend of using synthetic lubricants and recognition of benefits of synthetic lubricants in terms of engine efficiency in several applications by OEMs are expected to be the key factors driving the alkylated naphthalene market. The alkylated naphthalene market is anticipated to expand in the near future owing to significant innovation, use of fluid processing technologies, and introduction of fuel efficient and low carbon emission additives in automotive industry. Additionally, growth in automotive fleet for on-road and off-road use and expansion in the industrial sector in emerging and developed regions are other factors boosting the market.

Rise in awareness about the benefits of industrially advanced lubricants is also estimated to propel the alkylated naphthalene market. Manufacturers have opportunities to introduce innovative fluid additives such as alkylated naphthalene. These are being manufactured to meet the demands for fuel effective & high-performance engines in vehicles. Growth in automotive and transportation industries is projected to fuel the demand for alkylated naphthalene during the forecast period.

The automotive sector in Europe, especially in countries such as Germany and Russia, is expected to expand at a healthy pace during the forecast period. This is likely to boost the alkylated naphthalene market in the region. After Europe, Asia Pacific and North America are expected to account for key share of the alkylated naphthalene market in terms of value.

Key players operating in the alkylated naphthalene market include Akzo Nobel N.V., GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Exxon Mobil Corporation, Novitas, and King Industries, Inc. These companies are also known for their extensive R&D operations that helps cater to various application across the globe.

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

Highlights of the report:

  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market   

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