Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis


 
Regional Coverage: North America: United States, Canada, and Mexico

Commercial Automotive
Published July 2018
Base Year: 2017
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Consumer Automotive
Published August 2019
Base Year: 2018
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Industrial Oils & Fluids
Published September 2020
Base Year: 2019
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In continuous publication since 1984, Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis will provide a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of automotive and industrial finished lubricant products, end-use industries/trade classes, major suppliers, and market trends in the United States, plus summary coverage of Canada and Mexico.

Scope

  • The size and segmentation for finished lubricants by country, product type, and market segment
    — United States
    — Canada
    — Mexico
  • Detailed U.S. finished lubricants demand by trade class or end-use industry
  • Product and service requirements by various trade class or end-use industry
  • Market trends, drivers, and restraints by various market segment, trade class, or end-use industry
  • Supplier profiles of leading lubricants marketers, providing an assessment of their lubricant business position, sales, and market share
  • Market outlook and opportunities

Table of Contents

Introduction

Year in Review

  • Overall market summary: North America
  • Overall market summary: United States
  • Suppliers
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and supplier developments
  • Market developments
  • Outlook

Overall Market: United States

Executive summary of the report, which includes finished lubricants demand in volume and value for the market segment under analysis for that base year

End-Use Industries and Trade Classes

This section of the report will detail lubricant demand by end-use industry or trade class (listed in Table 1), supplier market share in each end-use industry, five-year demand outlook, and critical analysis of business opportunities specific to the industry or trade class.

Products: United States

Product overview: properties, functions and specifications, packaging and prices, maintenance practices, consumption, distribution channels, major suppliers, market developments, outlook and appraisal for products listed in Table 2

Lubricants Overview: Canada

Lubricants Overview: Mexico

Lubricants overview for Canada and Mexico will feature an overview of each country covering the following:

  • Key economic, political, and demographic indicators
  • Lubricants basestock refineries
  • Lubricants demand by market segment, product category and type, and viscosity grade
  • Supplier market shares
  • Maintenance and purchasing practices
  • Product packaging
  • Lubricants distribution
  • Market developments
  • Outlook
  • Appraisal and opportunities

Suppliers: North America

The following information will be provided for leading North American finished lubricant suppliers:

  • Background and financial overview
  • Organizational structure
  • New products and recent developments
  • Lubricants business overview
  • Lubricants manufacturing
  • Sales
  • U.S. market share
Table 1. Trade Class and End-Use Industries Covered
Consumer automotive​ ​Commercial automotive Industrial​
Installed​​​​ Retail​​​​ On-highway​ ​Off-highway ​End-use industries
Quick lubes​​​​ Mass merchandisers​​​​ For-hire trucking​ ​Construction Rubber and plastic products​ ​Mining
New car dealerships​​​​ Auto parts stores​​​​ Private fleets​​​​ Mining​ Transportation equipment​ ​Food processing
Tire, brake, and muffler shops​​​​ Other retail outlets​​​​ State and local governments​ Federal government​​​​ Chemicals and allied products​ Wood and paper products​
General repair garages ​​​​ ​​​​ Lease-rental​​​​ Agriculture ​​​​ Electrical equipment and energy transmission ​Agriculture, forestry, and fishing
Other installed service providers​​​​ ​​​​ Transportation​​​​ ​​​​ Aviation and railroad​ ​Oils and gas extraction and petroleum ref.
​​​​ ​​​​ Other on-highway​​​​ ​​​​ Marine​ ​Machinery
​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​ ​Primary metals manufacturing ​Textiles
​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​ Printing​ Other end-use industries​
​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​ Fabricated metal products​
Table 2. Lubricant Products Covered
Consumer automotive​ ​Commercial automotive Industrial​
Installed​​​​ On-highway​ ​End-use industries
Passenger car motor oil​​​​ ​​​​Heavy-duty motor oil ​​​​Process oil-a
​​​​Automatic transmission fluid ​​​​Hydraulic and transmission fluid ​​​​General industrial oil-b
​​​​Gear oil ​​​​Gear oil ​​​​Metalworking fluids-c
​​​​Grease ​​​​Grease ​​​​Industrial engine oil-d
​​​​Two/four-stroke engine oil ​​​​ ​​​​Grease
​​​​a- Includes aromatic, electrical, rubber, white, and other paraffinic, naphthenic, and synthetic oils
b- Includes hydraulic, turbine and circulating, gear, compressor and refrigeration, heat transfer fluids, and other industrial oils
c- Includes removal, forming, protecting, and treating fluids
d- Includes marine, railroad, natural gas, and aviation engine oils

Report Benefits

This report will provide subscribers with an accurate and independent appraisal of the North American lubricant market in terms of its size and segmentation, key end-use segments and trends, business opportunities, and competitive forces. It will also provide:

  • A highly reliable and independent assessment of the North American conventional and synthetic lubricant demand and supplier market share
  • An examination of demand shifts among various product types as well as throughout the entire market in critical areas, such as retail to installed service providers
  • A resource tool for sales, marketing, and strategy personnel to quickly learn the fundamentals and current trends in the leading end-use markets

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