Perlite Market Size Overview 2020 – Global Industry Revenue, Growth Analysis and Regional Demand Forecast to 2026

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Aug 08, 2020 (The Expresswire) — The global Perlite Market is anticipated to exhibit significant growth in the coming years on account of the rising demand form the agriculture and horticulture sectors. Perlite is a volcanic glass and is used as a medium of plant growth or as an insulation material. The cavities present in it helps to store moisture and nutrients that helps the plants in need. Therefore, the increasing demand from the sectors stated above are key factors boosting this market growth. A recent report by Fortune Business Insights, titled, “Perlite Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis, By Grade (Raw, Expanded), By Test Type (Coarse, Medium, Fine), By Application (Construction, Horticulture, Filtration, Industrial, Others) Others and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026,”describes the market and its growth parameters in detail.

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The Report Answers the following questions:

  • What is the nature of the market?
  • Who are the leading players of this market?
  • What are the key industry developments and current trends of this market?
  • What is the future of this market?

Drivers and Restraints-

Investment in Research and Development Activities to Propel Growth

Perlite is used as a fertilizer for restoring moisture and nutrients in plants. The lightweight, disease-free, and non-toxic nature of this product is propelling its demand from various industrial and agriculture sectors. This stands as a major factor promoting the global perlite market growth. Besides this, it is also used as an industrial mineral for various construction and building products such as mortar, lightweight plasters, insulation, ceiling tiles, concrete, and others. The cost efficiency, low density, and high durability features of perlite are adding boost to the growth of the market.

On the other side, there are many alternatives to perlite. These include pecan, peanut, or rice hulls for agricultural purposes, as well as coco coir, vermiculite, wood pulp, and calcined clay for construction purposes, and many others. The increasing availability of these perlite alternatives, coupled with the hazardous effects of this product may challenge the market growth in the coming years.

Nevertheless, major investments in research and development activities and robust growth of the building and construction industry are likely to create lucrative growth opportunities for the market in the coming years.

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The Market is Segmented into the Following Categories:

The global market for perlite is classified on the basis of grade, test, application, and geography. The grade segment is bifurcated into expanded and raw. The test type segment is divided into fine, medium, and coarse. With respect to application, the market is categorized into industrial, filtration, horticulture, construction, and others.

Regional Analysis-

Asia Pacific Emerged Dominant Accountable to Increasing Construction Activities

Regionally, Asia Pacific bagged the largest perlite market share with China in the leading position as it is the largest producer of perlite. Besides this, the increasing urbanization and industrialization activities are further expected to help this region continue dominating the market in the forecast period.

On the other side, the North American market will showcase significant growth with the U.S. in the leading position as a result of the high adoption of perlite for cannabis cultivation. Similarly, Germany will lead the European market and Mexico will lead the market in Latin America. Furthermore, the Middle East and Africa will show significant growth in the forecast period as a result of the large scale production in Turkey, supported by the increasing demand from the fire safety sector and the construction industry.

Competitive Landscape-

Merger and Acquisition Strategy Key Objective of Players

Players functioning in the perlite market are engaging in the research and development of new perlite, thus aiming for the top position in the market. The other players are adopting collaborative strategies such as contracts and agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, and others to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Major Industry Developments of the Market for Perlite Include:

March 2018 The U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. acquired EP Minerals for USD 750 million for using perlite to manufacture engineered and industrial minerals for the company.

July 2019 Pratliperl, a new product based on perlite was launched by Pratley company at the 2019 African Construction Expo for consolidating the position of the company in the construction business.

Some of the Key Players of the Perlite Market include:

  • Saudi Perlite Industries
  • Pratley
  • Persolite Products Inc.
  • Midwest Perlite
  • EP Minerals
  • IPM Industries
  • Exfoliators Pty Ltd
  • Procema Perlit SRL
  • Cevahir Perlite
  • Supreme Perlite
  • Whittermore Company Inc.
  • Silbrico Corporation
  • Dicalite Management Group, Inc.
  • Carolina Perlite Company
  • Keltech Energies Ltd.
  • Norcal Perlite Inc.
  • Accimin SA DE Cv
  • Ausperl Pty. Ltd.
  • Gulf Perlite LLC
  • Pennysylvania Perlite Corporation
  • Genper Expanded Perlite Industry Business Co.
  • Termolita S.A.P.I. de CV
  • Alvand Chemical Company
  • Others

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