Global Bleaching Clay Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Aug 2017
  • Pages: 79
  • SKU: IRTNTR14194

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This industry research report identifies AMCOL Minerals Europe, Ashapura Group, BASF, Clariant, Musim Mas Holdings, Oil-Dri Corporation of America, and Taiko Group of Companies as the key vendors in the global bleaching clay market. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by application (edible oils and fats, mineral oils and lubricants, and others) and by geography (APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW).

Overview of the global bleaching clay market

Research analysis on the global bleaching clay market identifies that the growth in automotive industry will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the market.  Technavio’s market research analysts predict that this market will grow at a CAGR of more than 6% by 2021. The growth in the automotive industry will drive the mineral oil-based lubricants market which indirectly fuels the growth of the bleaching clay market as it is associated with the refining and decolorizing of mineral oil. Mineral oil-based lubricants are increasingly used in automotive applications due to the reduction of friction by improving the function of the bearing surfaces. This growing demand from automotive industry will impact the mineral oil-based lubricants market during the forecast period and propel the market growth.

The rising demand for trans-fat alternatives will be one of the latest trends that will contribute to the growth of this market. The rising health problems due to the consumption of trans-fat acids have paved the way for the innovation and adoption of effective alternatives. It is observed that the best alternatives to trans-fat are vegetable oils such as corn, peanut, canola, sunflower, rice bran, and olive are naturally steady at high temperatures. This growing need for trans-fat alternatives is projected to drive the growth of the bleaching clay market during the forecast period.

Competitive landscape and key vendors  

The bleaching clay market is growing consisting of key vendors present in APAC. These key vendor production facilities are fully integrated and undertake the industrial activities ranging from mining to the processing of bleaching clay. The competitive environment in this market is likely to increase with the rising adoption of acquisition strategies by key vendors. Also, the vendors compete on the based on the factors, such as the cost of production, innovation in products, price, operational cost, R&D cost, and product quality.

The leading vendors in the market are -

  • AMCOL Minerals Europe
  • Ashapura Group
  • BASF
  • Clariant
  • Musim Mas Holdings
  • Oil-Dri Corporation of America
  • Taiko Group of Companies

The other prominent vendors in the market are AMC (UK), Chicason Group, Kavya Impex, 20 Microns Nano Minerals, Prakash Chemicals, Refoil Earth, South Pacific Chemical Industries, Tahir Asad Industries, The Matrix Group, the W group, and Zeotec Adsorbents.

Segmentation by application and analysis of the bleaching clay market

  • Edible oils and fats
  • Mineral oils and lubricants

During 2016, the edible oils and fats segment accounted for the major shares of the bleaching clay market. The utilization of bleaching clay to retain the original color, odor, and flavor of the edible oils and its ability to be stored over a long period of time, will contribute to the growth of this industry segment in the coming years.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the bleaching clay market

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW

This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the bleaching clay market throughout the forecast period. The rising demand from the automotive lubricants market and the significant economic development, will be the major factors fueling the growth of the market in this region.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global bleaching clay market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global bleaching clay market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global bleaching clay market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global bleaching clay market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global bleaching clay market?

Technavio also offers customization on reports based on specific client requirement.

Bleaching clay refers to a variety of clay which has a higher adsorption power for decolorizing and refining oils and fats. The major source material for bleaching clay is montmorillonite, which is also referred to as hydrated aluminum silicates. This upcoming research report on the global bleaching clay market offers insights into the major trends and forthcoming drivers influencing the growth of the chemicals and materials industry. Our industry reports for the chemical and materials industry also follow a scrupulous data collection methodology and present an extensive analysis of fast growing market segments like metals and minerals.  

By considering the market forecast and size, surging demand for various segments in the chemical and materials sector, the market research professionals at Technavio present an all-inclusive picture of the global bleaching clay market for the period of 2017 to 2021. Furthermore, our research practices support clients develop impactful growth strategies and keep pace with the continually changing market dynamics. This market research report also presents an extensive analysis of various products and services based on the insights from the information gathered from specific resources such as channel partners and market stakeholders.

This forthcoming market research report on the bleaching clay market also covers vendors like Taiko Group of Companies, Oil-Dri Corporation of America, Clariant International AG,  BASF SE, Musim Mas Holdings, W Clay Industries, AMC (UK) Ltd., and HRP Industries. Furthermore, to offer clients the ability to identify lucrative market opportunities and expand in niche markets, this report on the bleaching clay market also covers geographies like the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.

The upcoming industry research report on the bleaching clay market also categorizes the prominent drivers, key trends, along with the imminent restraints that the metals and minerals sector currently experiences. This upcoming report on the bleaching clay market presents insights into the rapidly changing competitive landscape to give clients a complete picture of the forthcoming events within the chemical and materials industry. Technavio also offers in-depth market assessments into the sectors such as industrial gases and olefins.

Our market research methodology for the global bleaching clay market

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Market size and forecast
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by application

  • Global bleaching clay market by applications
  • Global bleaching clay market for edible oils and fats
  • Global bleaching clay market for mineral oils and lubricants
  • Global bleaching clay market for others

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

  • Global bleaching clay market by geography
  • Bleaching clay market in APAC
  • Bleaching clay market in North America
  • Bleaching clay market in Europe
  • Bleaching clay market in ROW

PART 08: Decision framework

PART 09: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 10: Market trends

  • Biofuels from spent bleaching earth
  • Increasing trans-fats alternatives
  • Growing shale gas market

PART 11: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive scenario
  • Key market vendors
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 12: Key vendor analysis

  • AMCOL Minerals Europe
  • Ashapura Group
  • BASF
  • Clariant
  • Musim Mas Holdings
  • Oil-Dri Corporation of America
  • Taiko Group of Companies

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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