Iron Oxide Pigments Market Growth, Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast 2030

Iron Oxide Pigments Market

Iron Oxide Pigments Market By Color (Red, Yellow, Black, Others), By Type (Natural, Synthetic), By Application (Construction, Paints & Coatings, Plastics, Paper, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Others) And By Region: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2023-2030

Category: Chemical & Materials Report Format : PDF Report Code: ZMR-1334 Status : Upcoming
Market Size in 2022 Market Forecast in 2030 CAGR (in %) Base Year
USD 1,950.21 Million USD 2,300.55 million 14.30% 2022


The global Iron Oxide Pigments market size was worth around USD 1,950.21 million in 2022 and is predicted to grow to around USD 2,300.55 million by 2030 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of roughly 2.09% between 2023 and 2030.

Global Iron Oxide Pigments Market: Overview

Tinting and coloring applications widely use iron oxide pigments as colorants. The primary end-user industry of the iron oxide pigments is the construction sector. This is followed by paints and coatings and plastics industry. Other applications include inks, ceramics, paper & pulp, and rubbers. There are various shades and colors of iron oxide pigments available in the market. The pigments are obtained naturally in forms of ores such as magnetite, sienna, goethite, hematite, ochre, and umber. They can also be obtained synthetically through prime processes such as organic compound reduction by iron, iron salt precipitation, and thermal deposition of iron compounds.

Global Iron Oxide Pigments Market: Growth Factors

The rapid development of the industries such as building and construction and the paint and coating industry; the former due to the increasing industrialization and urbanization and the latter in the developing regions; is propelling the iron oxide pigments market. The pigments possess excellent properties such as opacity, stability, dispersibility, tinting strength, and consistency, thus driving the demand for the iron oxide pigments in different industries. Iron oxide pigment that is black in color is widely used in the construction sector, thus dominating the market. The red iron oxide pigment is used in the paint and coatings sector. The synthetic iron oxide segment contributed for the largest share in the global market. They are preferred more than natural pigments owing to its purity level and excellent quality. The construction industry is the major end-user industry that uses the iron oxide pigments widely.

The increasing demand for iron oxide pigment across many applications will drive market expansion. Iron oxide pigments are favored in several industries due to their desirable features, including stability, opacity, tinting strength, dispersibility, and consistency. Iron oxide pigments are mostly utilized in the construction industry for the purpose of manufacturing attractive concrete and flooring. Additionally, they are employed as pigments for glass, ceramic glazes, plastic, paper, textiles, rubber, and cosmetics. Therefore, the increasing demand for products in these specific applications will drive the expansion of the iron oxide pigment market within the projected timeframe.

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Iron Oxide Pigments Market: Report Scope

Report Attributes Report Details
Report Name Iron Oxide Pigments Market
Market Size in 2022 USD 1,950.21 Million
Market Forecast in 2030 USD 2,300.55 Million
Growth Rate CAGR of 2.09%
Number of Pages 202
Key Companies Covered

Lanxess AG, Huntsman Corporation, Kronos Worldwide, Inc., Cathay Industries, Tronox Ltd., BASF SE, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, Heubach GmbH, Hunan Three-ring Pigments Co., Ltd., and Applied Minerals Inc

Segments Covered By Color, By Type, By Application, and By Region
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America, Middle East, and Africa (MEA)
Base Year 2022
Historical Year 2017 to 2021
Forecast Year 2023 - 2030
Customization Scope Avail customized purchase options to meet your exact research needs. Request For Customization

Global Iron Oxide Pigments Market: Segmentation

The iron oxide pigments market is segmented globally into its color, end user, type, and region. On the basis of color, the global market is segregated into black, red, yellow, and others. Based on the end user, the market is categorized into paper, construction, plastics, coatings, and others. The different types of the iron oxide pigments include natural and synthetic. Region-wise, the global market is diversified into Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World.

Global Iron Oxide Pigments Market: Regional Analysis

The region that dominates the iron oxide pigments market is Asia Pacific region. The factors that attribute this market growth include the innovations made in the product, the developments and the new research projects, the increasing demand from the construction and the paint and coatings sector are fuelling the market growth in the Asia-Pacific region. The other regions such as Europe and North America are also contributing a good share in the market growth. The inorganic pigment manufacturers are flourishing in the European market.

Global Iron Oxide Pigments Market: Competitive Players

The key market players in the iron oxide pigments market include

  • Lanxess AG
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc.
  • Cathay Industries
  • Tronox Ltd.
  • E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Heubach GmbH
  • Hunan Three-ring Pigments Co. Ltd.
  • and Applied Minerals Inc.

By Color

  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Black
  • Others

By Type

  • Natural
  • Synthetic

By Application

  • Construction
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Plastics
  • Paper
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Food & Beverage
  • Others

Global Iron Oxide Pigments Market: Regional Segment Analysis

  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • The Middle East and Africa

What Report Provides

  • Full in-depth analysis of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Segmentation details of the market
  • Former, on-going, and projected market analysis in terms of volume and value
  • Assessment of niche industry developments
  • Market share analysis
  • Key strategies of major players
  • Emerging segments and regional markets
  • Testimonials to companies in order to fortify their foothold in the market.

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