Global Perlite Market Size, Trends & Analysis - Forecasts to 2026 By Type of Form (Crude, and Expanded), By Type of Application (Construction, Horticulture & Agriculture, and Industrial), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, MEA, and CSA); End-User Landscape, Vendor Landscape, and Company Market Share Analysis & Competitor Analysis
Perlite is a greyish volcanic glass that once flowed out of a volcano as an obsidian. In horticulture it is used with various organic matter to make potting soil that provides the perfect amount of air-filled porosity and drainage for plants; in construction, it is used to make lightweight concrete walls and structures, acoustic ceiling tiles; in the environmental industry to clean water and other liquids; in the foundry industry, it is used to insulate and help remove impurities from molten metals. In a world where energy and resources have reduced, the physical structure and qualities of perlite have already made itself one of the most versatile industrial minerals in the world. Factors such as expansion in the construction industry, increasing usage as a filtering agent, widening horticulture industry, rising usage of perlite in making concrete structures are helping the perlite market to grow rapidly.
As per the analysis conducted on the type of form in the perlite market, it is understood that the market is classified into crude and expanded form, where the latter one is expected to grow more rapidly than the crude segment from 2021 to 2026. The expanded perlite market is more significantly increasing mainly due to its wider range of uses. Its increasing usage in the construction industry, foundry and water industry, and horticulture industry in both developing and developing nations is propelling the market growth.
Based on application, perlite is divided into three categories, construction, horticulture & agriculture, and industrial. Among these the construction industry uses the greater part of it mainly due to its wide range of uses, it is used to make floor systems, roof decks. It is also an excellent insulator and a lightweight agent for building structures and designs. Increasing construction activities in the whole world will lead to a greater market share of the Construction Perlite market.
The perlite market of Asia-Pacific is most likely to grow dominantly during the forecast period. Most of the construction industries are based in Asia-Pacific, the rapidly increasing population leads to a greater customer base; also, the increasing government investment in infrastructure development acts as a reason behind this growing construction sector in this region. The increasing use of perlite in horticulture and agriculture in Asia-Pacific is another factor in the growth of the perlite industry in this region.
Keltech Energies, Imerys Minerals, Dupre Minerals, IPM Group of Companies, Amol Dicalite, Bergama Mining Perlite, Genper Group, Supreme Perlite Company, The Schundler Company, Aegean Perlite S.A., Whittemore Company, Winkelmann Mineraria SRL, United Perlite Corporation and Nordisk Perlite, among others are few of the players in the market.
Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of companies profiled in the report.
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The Global Perlite Market has been studied from the year 2019 till 2026. However, the CAGR provided in the report is from the year 2021 to 2026. The research methodology involved three stages: Desk research, Primary research, and Analysis & Output from the entire research process.
The desk research involved a robust background study which meant referring to paid and unpaid databases to understand the market dynamics; mapping contracts from press releases; identifying the key players in the market, studying their product portfolio, competition level, annual reports/SEC filings & investor presentations; and learning the demand and supply side analysis for the Perlite Market.
The primary research activity included telephonic conversations with more than 50 tier 1 industry consultants, distributors, and end-use product manufacturers.
Finally, based on the above thorough research process, an in-depth analysis was carried out considering the following aspects: market attractiveness, current & future market trends, market share analysis, SWOT analysis of the companies and customer analytics.
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