Calcium Hydroxide Market Analysis: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Technology, Demand & Supply, Application, Distribution Channel, Regional Demand, 2015-2030

Format: Online | Last Updated: Nov 2021

[Online Quarterly Update] Calcium Hydroxide market witnessed a demand of 4.50 million tons in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a healthy CAGR of 3.50% through the forecast period 2030. Calcium Hydroxide is a soft white colored, odorless, powdery form organic compound, with slight bitter alkaline taste. It is also known as caustic lime, slaked lime or hydrated lime and its chemical formula is Ca(OH)2. Calcium Hydroxide is slightly soluble in water at room temperature and its saturated aqueous solution is known as lime water that is alkaline in nature. Commercially, Calcium Hydroxide is produced by an exothermic reaction between lime/calcium oxide/quick lime (CaO) with water. Calcium Hydroxide market is segmented into various grades based on its purity and utility such as Calcium Hydroxide-Pharma Grade, Calcium Hydroxide-Food Grade, and Calcium Hydroxide-Technical Grade.
Calcium Hydroxide is extensively used as a flocculant in drinking water and waste-water treatment, where it not only removes impurities to make water clean but also improves the water quality by neutralizing it and making it soft. In food and beverage, industry it is employed in processing water for soft drink and alcoholic beverages, for processing sugar, corn, and salt, in pickling process, to improve nutritional value of fruit juices, for making baking soda, etc. Additionally, it is one of the cheapest and most effective compounds used for treating and neutralizing acidic gases such as sulphur dioxide, Hydrogen chloride, etc. Similarly, it has wide range applications in agriculture, pulp and paper, construction, and other industries. Hence, the major end use industries for Calcium Hydroxide are Water and Wastewater Treatment, Food and Beverage, Agriculture, Gas Treatment, Pulp and Paper, Construction and Others. Among these water and wastewater treatment, is the most lucrative segment of Calcium Hydroxide and the growing water and wastewater treatment projects across the globe due to rising environmental concern, freshwater scarcity, etc., consequently are expected to elevate the demand for Calcium Hydroxide in the upcoming years. 
in the first half of 2020, the sudden outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, led to imposition of nationwide lockdowns by the major global economies to curb the spread of virus. It resulted into slowdown in industrial operations due to labor shortage, raw material scarcity that consequently impacted the growth of many industries worldwide. Calcium Hydroxide market is not much impacted like other industries as there is an upsurge in the demand for Calcium Hydroxide for water and wastewater treatment due to increasing focus on hygiene amid Covid crisis along with strict government regulations for industrial and municipal effluent in various countries. Moreover, there was a steady demand for Ca(OH)2 from food and beverage and agriculture sectors. Though there was a decline in its demand from construction and paper and pulp industries that affected the Calcium Hydroxide industry in first wave of Covid-19. However, in the latter half of 2020, an improvement in the demand of Calcium Hydroxide was witnessed due to the speedy recovery in construction sector and other end use industries.
Region wise, Asia Pacific accounted for the major share of the Calcium Hydroxide market globally followed by Europe and North America. Owing to rapid industrialization, urbanization, growing population, ongoing infrastructural projects, and growing wastewater treatment plants in the region, the market for Calcium Hydroxide market is anticipated to grow at a significant rate in the forecast period. Europe market for Calcium hydroxide is also expected to bloom at a significant rate owing to the government stringent regulations for treating waste water before entering the environment. Calcium Hydroxide demand is also expected to surge in North America because of increase in construction projects and extensive utility in agriculture sector for making fertilizers, herbicides etc.
The leading players of Calcium Hydroxide market are Singleton Birch Ltd., Innovo Chemicals Limited, Carmeuse Company, Hydrite Chemical Co., Nordkalk Co., Lhoist Group, Mississippi Lime Company, Graymont Ltd., Jost Chemical Co., Boral Ltd., and United States Lime & Minerals Inc. among others. 
Years Considered for this Report:
Historical Years: 2015 – 2019
Base Year: 2020
Estimated Year: 2021
Forecast Period: 2022 – 2030
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Objective of the Study: 
• The primary objective of the study was to evaluate and forecast the Calcium Hydroxide capacity, production, demand, inventory, and demand–supply gap globally. 
• To categorize Calcium Hydroxide demand based on End Use, Grade, Region, and Distribution channel
• To identify major customers of Calcium Hydroxide globally.
• To evaluate and forecast Calcium Hydroxide pricing globally.
• To identify and profile major companies operating globally Calcium Hydroxide market.
• To identify major news, deals and expansion plans globally Calcium Hydroxide market.
To extract data for Global Calcium Hydroxide market, primary research surveys were conducted with Calcium Hydroxide manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, wholesalers and end users. While interviewing, the respondents were also inquired about their competitors. Through this technique, Chemanol’s was able to include manufacturers that could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. Moreover, chemicals analyzed various end user segments and projected a positive outlook for Global Calcium Hydroxide market over the coming years. 
ChemAnalyst calculated Calcium Hydroxide demand globally by analyzing the historical data and demand forecast which was carried out considering the Application industries growth. ChemAnalyst sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical sales data of respective manufacturers to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, association reports, annual reports, etc., were also studied by ChemAnalyst. 
Key Target Audience
• Calcium Hydroxide manufacturers and other stakeholders
• Organizations, forums and alliances related to Calcium Hydroxide distribution
• Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
• Market research organizations and consulting companies
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders, such as Calcium Hydroxide manufacturers, distributors and policymakers. The report also provides useful insights about which market segments should be targeted over the coming years to strategize investments and capitalize on growth opportunities.
Report Scope: 

In this report, the Global Calcium Hydroxide market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
Market size volume in 2020
4.50 million tons
Growth Rate
CAGR of 3.50% from 2021 to 2030
Base year for estimation
Historic Data
2015 – 2019
Forecast period
2022 – 2030
Quantitative units
Demand in tons and CAGR from 2021 to 2030
Report coverage
Revenue forecast, demand & supply, competitive analysis, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
Segments covered
By End Use: (Water and Wastewater Treatment, Food and Beverage, Agriculture, Gas Treatment, Pulp and Paper, Construction and Others)
By Grades: (Calcium Hydroxide-Pharma Grade, Calcium Hydroxide-Food Grade, and Calcium Hydroxide-Technical Grade)
By Distribution Channel: (Direct/Institutional Sales, Other Channel Sales)
Regional scope
North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; South America; Middle East & Africa
Country scope
United States; Mexico; Canada; China; India; Japan; South Korea; Taiwan; Singapore; Germany; Belgium; France; United Kingdom; Spain; Italy; Sweden; Austria; Saudi Arabia; Iran; South Africa; Brazil; Argentina
Key companies profiled
Singleton Birch Ltd., Innovo Chemicals Limited, Carmeuse Company, Hydrite Chemical Co., Nordkalk Co., Lhoist Group, Mississippi Lime Company, Graymont Ltd., Jost Chemical Co., Boral Ltd., and United States Lime & Minerals Inc. among others.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Which are the major End Use industries of Calcium Hydroxide?

The major end use industries of Calcium Hydroxide are Water and Wastewater Treatment, Food and Beverage, Agriculture, Gas Treatment, Pulp and Paper, Construction and Others. 

Which region holds the maximum demand share of the global market for Calcium Hydroxide?

Asia Pacific region holds the major demand share of Calcium Hydroxide globally and anticipated to remain the same through the forecast years owing to rapid industrialization, urbanization, ongoing construction projects and blooming agricultural industry in the region.

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