Industrial Lubricants Market Size, Share & Trend | Industry Report, 2028
Industrial Lubricants Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, 2021 - 2028

Industrial Lubricants Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Product (Metalworking Fluids, Industrial Engine Oils, Process Oils, General Industrial Oils), By Application (Metalworking, Textiles, Energy, Chemical Manufacturing, Food Processing, Hydraulics); By Region; Segment Forecast, 2021 - 2028

  • Published Date:Jun-2021
  • Pages: 150
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM1122
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Historical Data: 2016-2019

Report Summary

The global industrial lubricants market was valued at USD 64.42 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% during the forecast period. Increasing trade activities along with the growing industrialization are driving the market growth for industrial lubricants.

Industrial Lubricants Market Forecast till 2028
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Ascending demand for bearings, engines, hydraulics, and compressors in industries such as mining, unconventional energy, and chemicals is predicted to fuel the market growth for industrial lubricants over the coming years. Busy lifestyles among the youth population resulted in large consumption of frozen and processed foods. A necessity for catering to increasing demand for packaged food has enforced several manufacturers to developed automated production and packaging lines which further contributes to a growing demand for industrial lubricants.

Industrial Lubricants Market

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers
Industrial lubricants safeguard machinery from wear and tear after continuous operations for a longer period, thus contribute to higher efficiency and productivity. Property to maintain heat stability and protect the equipment from sudden breakdown has helped the industrial oil is gaining popularity among industries.

Industries are learning about the benefits an industrial lubricant delivers for the higher efficiency which is the essential factor driving the market growth with higher industrial adoption for better profitability.

The growth of the lubricants market is anticipated to get hamper over the coming years as it contributes to environmental pollution due to the use of synthetic lubricants. Nations across the globe are imposing strict regulations to avoid contamination and pollution which form a challenge for market development.

Industrial Lubricants Market Report Scope

The market is primarily segmented on the basis of product, application, and region.

By Product

By Application

By Region

  • Metalworking Fluids
  • Industrial Engine Oils
  • Process Oils
  • General Industrial Oils
  • Others
  • Metalworking
    • Industrial Heat Exchangers
    • Metal Forming
    • Metal Cutting
    • Metal Joining
    • Metalworking Electronics
    • Others
  • Textiles
    • Textile Weaving
    • Non-woven Textiles
    • Textile Finishing
    • Textile Composites
    • Others
  • Energy
    • Transformers
    • Pipelines
    • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
    • Ocean Energy
    • Others
  • Chemical Manufacturing
    • Industrial gases
    • Fertilizers
    • Polymers
    • Others
  • Food Processing
    • Beverages
    • Frozen Food
    • Canned Food
    • Processed Potatoes
    • Bakery
    • Cocoa & Chocolate
    • Others
  • Hydraulic
    • Compressors
    • Bearings
    • Others
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Netherlands, Austria)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea)
  • Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico)
  • Middle East & Africa (Israel, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UAE)

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Insight by Product

Process oil dominated the market in the product segment for the year 2020 and is expected to grow over the forecast period owing to its growing demand from the textile business. The development in rubber oil application for the manufacturing of tubes, belting, and hoses are will further contribute to its major market share over the coming years.

Insight by Application

The global market for industrial lubricant is bifurcated into textile, energy, metalworking, chemical manufacturing, food processing, and hydraulics.  Chemical manufacturing was the leading lubricant market in the application segment for the year 2020 with the surge in demand for fertilizers and industrial gaseous.

The metalworking process is essential for welding, forming, and cutting in the manufacturing of aircraft, milling, and industrial equipment. It shows growth potential in the forecast period for lubricants on account of escalated demand for building and machinery.

Geographic Overview

Asia Pacific is expected to dominate the market over the forecast period owing to demand from end-use industries across developing economies such as Indonesia, India, Malaysia, and Thailand. Major manufacturing firms are focusing on achieving higher efficiency and lower downtime, which can be obtained through industrial lubricants, and hence it acts as a key driver for growing market demand in the region.

The demand in Europe and Latin America is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period. Chemical manufacturing in Europe is increasing owing to the presence of several players and the growing demand for chemicals from the personal care industry in the region. This is likely to have a positive impact on the demand for industrial lubricants in Europe over the forecast period.

Increasing manufacturing in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico is expected to complement industrial lubricants market growth. In addition, the increasing investment by several major players operating in the application industries in Mexico is expected to drive the demand for industrial lubricants in Latin America over the forecast period.

Competitive Insight

Several key players in the market are ExxonMobil Corp, The Lubrizol Corp., Phillips 66, Royal Dutch Shell, Amsoil, Inc., Lucas Oil Products, Inc., Bel-Ray Co., Inc., Kluber Lubrication, Valvoline International, Inc., Total S.A., Chevron Corp, Clariant, Quaker Chemical Corp, Houghton International Inc, Castrol, Blaser Swisslube Inc, Calumet Specialty Product Partners, L.P., Fuchs Group, and Petronas Lubricant International.

The market for lubricants is highly competitive, and it consists of factors such as technological innovation, logistic partnership, strategic development, and product portfolio. Innovative product manufacturing is essential to survive in the lubricants market and thus market players are investing heavily in R&D.