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United States Anti-skinning agents Market to Grow with a CAGR of 4.72% through 2028

Growing demand of anti-skinning agents in manufacturing of pigment paste is expected to drive the United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market growth in the forecast period, 2024-2028.


According to TechSci Research report, “Anti-skinning agents Market – By Region, Competition, Forecast and Opportunities, 2018-2028”,”, the United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market is expected to reach at USD 0.38 billion by 2028 and is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of 4.72% in the forecast period, 2023-2028. The initiatives taken by government based on anti-skinning agents has led to favorable market conditions for the United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market. Several factors contribute to the growth of various anti-skinning agents products.

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Pigments are not only essential components in the manufacturing of paints, printing inks, and plastic materials, but they also play a crucial role in bringing color and vibrancy to our everyday lives. From the vibrant hues of a painting to the eye-catching packaging of consumer goods, pigments are responsible for capturing our attention and enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal of products.

In the realm of pigment production, anti-skinning agents emerge as unsung heroes, ensuring that paints and inks maintain their freshness and usability. By preventing premature drying, these agents help preserve the integrity of pigments, allowing them to perform at their best and deliver consistent results in various applications.

The growing demand for anti-skinning agents can be attributed to the expanding printing inks industry. As the need for high-quality printing inks rises, driven by the increased packaging requirements of sectors such as food & beverage, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods, the demand for effective anti-skinning agents has surged. These agents not only contribute to the longevity and usability of printing inks but also play a vital role in ensuring that the final printed products exhibit exceptional quality and durability.

The United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market is segmented into type, application, regional distribution, and company.

Based on its type, the oxime segment held the largest share in the market. The growing use of methyl ethyl ketoxime (MEKO) skinning agent in alkyd-based paints utilized for printing industrial wood, inks, pigment dispersions, and various industrial end-uses is significantly contributing to the development of the United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market. MEKO, being the most extensively used anti-skinning agent, is added in very small amounts to the paint to prevent skinning.

Moreover, phenols and oximes, known for their oxygen scavenging properties, play a crucial role in reducing oxidation rates. As a result, they are widely incorporated as the main constituents in many anti-skinning agents. These agents not only prevent the applied paint films from drying too quickly but also provide retention assistance. Additionally, solvents used as anti-skinning agents effectively melt the skin-forming constituents, ensuring a smooth and uniform application of the paint.

Based on region, Midwest segment is expected to grow during the forecast period. 

The growth of the anti-skinning agents market in Midwest can be attributed to a combination of factors. Firstly, there is a rising concern among consumers about the environment, which has led to a demand for environment-friendly products. Additionally, government initiatives promoting the use of products that do not involve any chemical additives or VOC emissions during the manufacturing process have further fueled the market growth.

Moreover, the increasing awareness about animal welfare issues has also played a significant role in driving the market growth in Midwest. Consumers are increasingly seeking products that are cruelty-free and do not harm animals in any way. This trend has created a favorable market environment for anti-skinning agents, as they are used to prevent the formation of skin on paints and coatings, thus eliminating the need for potentially harmful chemicals.

Looking beyond Midwest, Latin America is projected to emerge as a key regional market for anti-skinning agents. This can be attributed to the high population density in the region, coupled with a growing middle-class population that is increasingly adopting environmentally friendly products. Additionally, the paints and printing inks segment in Latin America is witnessing significant growth due to the rising demand for low-cost printing solutions.

Overall, the anti-skinning agents market is experiencing steady growth driven by a combination of environmental concerns, government initiatives, and changing consumer preferences.


Major companies operating in United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market are:

  • Troy Corporation
  • Polyrheo Inc.
  • OMG, Inc.
  • Venator Materials Corporation
  • GSFC Ltd.
  • Gelest Inc.
  • Elementis Plc.
  • Dura Chemicals, Inc.
  • Borchers Americas, Inc.
  • Arkema SA


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“Growing application of anti-skinning agents in various end user industries are key drivers of the anti-skinning agents market. Growth in competitive landscape and presence of well-established companies in the market who are dedicated to enhance their productivity of anti-skinning agents with every passing year are anticipated to register an impressive growth to United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market in the forecast period.,” said Mr. Karan Chechi, Research Director with TechSci Research, a research-based management consulting firm.

United States Anti-skinning agents Market By Type (Oximes and Phenols), By Application (Paints, Printing Inks, Pigment Paste, Others), By Region, By Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2018-2028F”, has evaluated the future growth potential of United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market and provides statistics & information on market size, structure and future market growth. The report intends to provide cutting-edge market intelligence and help decision makers take sound investment decisions. Besides, the report also identifies and analyzes the emerging trends along with essential drivers, challenges, and opportunities in United States Anti-Skinning Agents Market.



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