Global Synthetic Lubricants: Market Analysis and Opportunities

Base Year: 2020
To be published: Q1 2021
Regional Coverage: Global

Synthetic lubricant use continues to grow globally, driven by increasingly stringent emissions regulations, consumer interest, OEM recommendations, and a plentiful supply of synthetic basestocks. In the post-COVID-19 market, these trends may accelerate or shift toward different channels. This study will provide a comprehensive global analysis, along with synthetic lubricant opportunities, challenges, and trends of select countries and segments.

Scope

  • The size and segmentation of the global synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricant market by product type and a 5-year outlook
  • Synthetic and semi-synthetic penetration by region and country, with country level market trends and outlook
  • Analysis of market challenges and opportunities
  • Analysis of channel segmentation and synthetics penetration by segments such as:
    • Quick lubes
    • New car dealers
    • Mass merchants
    • Auto-parts stores
  • Long-term impact of COVID-19 on synthetics demand and channel shifts
  • Competitive landscape by supplier for each country profiled and rolled up into a global synthetic market share

Table of Contents

Introduction

Executive Summary
An overview of the report findings plus forecast based on Kline’s FutureView Forecasting Model

Global Automotive and Industrial Lubricant Demand Analysis and Forecast
For each lubricant product listed in Table 1, the following information is analyzed:

  • Global and regional lubricant demand estimate and outlook
  • Current and projected synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricant penetration and demand
  • Global and regional supplier market share for full synthetic products
  • Growth drivers and 5-year outlook by region and product type
  • Market developments impacting the penetration of synthetics
  • Market opportunities for lubricant suppliers
TABLE 1. PRODUCTS COVERED​
Consumer PCMO, MCO, Gear oils, ATF, and Grease
Commercial HDMO, HTF, Gear oils, and Grease
Industrial Hydraulic fluids, Gear oils, Turbine and circulating oils, Compressor and refrigeration oils, MWF, Industrial engine oils, and Grease

Country Chapters
The synthetic lubricant market in each country listed in Table 2 is profiled and the following information provided:

  • Overview of the lubricants market by segment
  • Current and projected synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricant penetration and demand, including a channel level split of demand
  • Key supplier market share for full synthetic products and product positioning by segment
  • Market developments impacting the penetration of synthetics including the long-term impact of COVID-19
  • Market opportunities and challenges for lubricant suppliers

Suppliers
Short profiles of leading lubricant marketers will be provided, covering:

  • Estimated supplier market share for synthetic and semi-synthetic automotive and industrial lubricants for each country market
  • Company product positioning
  • Country level marketing campaign
TABLE 2. COUNTRIES COVERED​
Australia India South Africa
Brazil Malaysia Thailand
Canada Mexico United Kingdom
China Poland United States
Germany Saudi Arabia Vietnam

Report Benefits

This report serves as an excellent resource for lubricant marketers that market synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricants or are considering entering the market. Specifically, it assists subscribers by providing:

  • Business opportunities in synthetic lubricants for existing and emerging markets
  • Demand drivers and outlook for synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricants by product, country, region, and segment
  • Competitive landscape by key suppliers with estimated market shares and marketing activities by segment

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