Global Montan wax market is expected to grow at a steady CAGR during the forecast period. Montan wax contains a long chain of alcohol and a fatty acid. It possesses excellent lubrication properties and its molecular structure exhibits good thermal stability and low volatility. It is used as a lubricant in the plastic industry, as a protective layer on fruits, as an absorbent in the paper industry, and as a coating agent in the electrical industry.

Owing to its superior properties such as improvement in the flow properties and mold release, limited product loss, and improvement of the product properties, the Montan wax is substituting carnauba wax, beeswax, among others. Additionally, excellent physiochemical properties and cost effectiveness of montan wax are further propelling its demand across the globe.

The global Montan wax market is segmented based on type, function, application, end-use and company. Based on application, the market can be segmented into Paper, Thermosets, Thermoplastics and Others. The paper segment holds a substantial market share as montan wax is used as an absorbent in paper industry. Based on end use, the market can be fragmented into Food, Industrial, Cosmetics, Rubber, Plastics, Electricals, Wax Polishes, Machinery, Agriculture & Textile and Others. The food segment dominates the market as it helps in maintaining the freshness of the fruits. Electricals segment is also expected to witness growth during the forecast period on account of its use as a coating material for wires and cables.

Regionally, the Montan wax market is gaining traction and expanding to various regions including Asia-Pacific, North America, South America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. Among these regions, Europe region dominates the overall Montan wax market on account of the presence of well-established manufacturers such as ROMONTA GmbH, VÖLPKER SPEZIALPRODUKTE GmbH in the region.

The major players operating in the Montan wax market are Calwax Corporation, ROMONTA GmbH, Clariant Corporation, Paramelt B.V., VÖLPKER SPEZIALPRODUKTE GMBH, Yunan Shangcheng Biotechnology Co, Ltd., Yunphos International Trading Co., Ltd., TER Chemicals Distribution Group, Strohmeyer & Arpe Company, Inc., Hangzhou Union Biotechnology Co., Ltd., and others. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments. For instance, in 2015, the VÖLPKER SPEZIALPRODUKTE GmbH, one of the prominent and oldest companies in Montan wax production acquired the montan wax business of BASF SE with an objective to strengthen its market position in Europe market.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020–2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global Montan wax market.
  • To classify and forecast global Montan wax market based on type, function, application, end use, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global Montan wax market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global Montan wax market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global Montan wax market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global Montan Wax market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global Montan wax market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Montan wax manufacturers and suppliers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to Montan wax

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global Montan wax market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Type:
    • Refined
    • Crude
  • Market, By Function:

o   Lubricants

o   Emulsifiers

o   Coating Agents

o   Thickening Agents

o   Release Agents

o   Nucleating Agents

o   Processing Agents

o   Dispersants

o   Others

  • Market, By End-use:

o   Food

o   Industrial

o   Cosmetics

o   Rubber

o   Plastics

o   Electricals

o   Wax Polishes

o   Machinery

o   Agriculture & Textiles

o   Others

  • Market, By Application:

o   Paper

o   Thermosets

o   Thermoplastics

o   Others

  • Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Russia
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • India 
      • Japan
      • South Korea
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Egypt
      • Nigeria
      • Turkey
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Colombia
      • Argentina

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global Montan wax market.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customer

4.1.  Factors to be considered for product selection

4.2.  Factors influencing purchase decision

4.3.  Challenges/issues faced post purchase

4.4.  Unmet needs

5.    Global Montan Wax Industry Overview

6.    Global Montan Wax Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size and Forecast

6.1.1.   By Value

6.1.2.   By Volume

6.2.  Market Share and Forecast

6.2.1.   By Type (Refined, Crude)

6.2.2.   By Function (Lubricants, Emulsifiers, Coating Agents, Thickening Agents, Release Agents, Nucleating Agents, Processing Agents, Dispersants, Others)

6.2.3.   By Application (Paper, Thermosets, Thermoplastics, Others)

6.2.4.   By End Use (Food, Industrial, Cosmetics, Rubber, Plastics, Electricals, Wax Polishes, Machinery, Agriculture & Textile, Others)

6.2.5.   By Company

6.2.6.   By Region

6.3.    Market Attractive Index

7.    Asia-Pacific Montan Wax Market Outlook

7.1.   Market Size and Forecast

7.1.1.   By Value

7.1.2.   By Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.   By Function

7.2.2.   By End Use

7.2.3.   By Country

7.3.  China Montan Wax Market Outlook

7.3.1.   Market Size and Forecast

7.3.1.1.               By Value

7.3.1.2.               By Volume

7.3.2.   Market Share and Forecast

7.3.2.1.                By Function

7.3.2.2.                By End Use                                        

7.4.  Japan Montan Wax Market Outlook

7.4.1.    Market Size and Forecast

7.4.1.1.               By Value

7.4.1.2.               By Volume

7.4.2.    Market Share and Forecast

7.4.2.1.                By Function

7.4.2.2.                By End Use

7.5.   India Montan Wax Market Outlook

7.5.1.    Market Size and Forecast

7.5.1.1.               By Value

7.5.1.2.               By Volume

7.5.2.    Market Share and Forecast

7.5.2.1.                By Function

7.5.2.2.                By End Use

7.6.  South Korea Montan Wax Market Outlook

7.6.1.    Market Size and Forecast

7.6.1.1.               By Value

7.6.1.2.               By Volume

7.6.2.    Market Share and Forecast

7.6.2.1.                By Function

7.6.2.2.                By End Use

8.    Europe Montan Wax Market Outlook

8.1.   Market Size and Forecast

8.1.1.   By Value and Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.   By Function

8.2.2.   By End Use

8.2.3.   By Country

8.3.   United Kingdom Montan Wax Market Outlook

8.3.1.   Market Size and Forecast

8.3.1.1.               By Value

8.3.1.2.               By Volume

8.3.2.   Market Share and Forecast

8.3.2.1.                By Function

8.3.2.2.                By End Use                                        

8.4.  Italy Montan Wax Market Outlook

8.4.1.    Market Size and Forecast

8.4.1.1.               By Value

8.4.1.2.               By Volume

8.4.2.    Market Share and Forecast

8.4.2.1.                By Function

8.4.2.2.                By End Use

8.5.  France Montan Wax Market Outlook

8.5.1.    Market Size and Forecast

8.5.1.1.               By Value

8.5.1.2.               By Volume

8.5.2.    Market Share and Forecast

8.5.2.1.                By Function

8.5.2.2.                By End Use

8.6.  Germany Montan Wax Market Outlook

8.6.1.    Market Size and Forecast

8.6.1.1.               By Value

8.6.1.2.               By Volume

8.6.2.    Market Share and Forecast

8.6.2.1.                By Function

8.6.2.2.                By End Use

8.7.   Russia Montan Wax Market Outlook

8.7.1.    Market Size and Forecast

8.7.1.1.               By Value

8.7.1.2.               By Volume

8.7.2.    Market Share and Forecast

8.7.2.1.                By Function

8.7.2.2.                By End Use

9.    North America Montan Wax Market Outlook

9.1.   Market Size and Forecast

9.1.1.   By Value

9.1.2.   By Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.   By Function

9.2.2.   By End Use

9.2.3.   By Country

9.3.   United States Montan Wax Market Outlook

9.3.1.   Market Size and Forecast

9.3.1.1.               By Value

9.3.1.2.               By Volume

9.3.2.   Market Share and Forecast

9.3.2.1.                By Function

9.3.2.2.                By End Use

9.4.  Mexico Montan Wax Market Outlook

9.4.1.   Market Size and Forecast

9.4.1.1.               By Value

9.4.1.2.               By Volume

9.4.2.   Market Share and Forecast

9.4.2.1.                By Function

9.4.2.2.                By End Use    

9.5.   Canada Montan Wax Market Outlook

9.5.1.   Market Size and Forecast

9.5.1.1.               By Value

9.5.1.2.               By Volume

9.5.2.   Market Share and Forecast

9.5.2.1.                By Function

9.5.2.2.                By End Use

10.   South America Montan Wax Market Outlook

10.1.           Market Size and Forecast

10.1.1.                By Value

10.1.2.                By Volume

10.2.          Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.                By Function

10.2.2.                By End Use

10.2.3.                By Country

10.3.            Brazil Montan Wax Market Outlook

10.3.1.                Market Size and Forecast

10.3.1.1.            By Value

10.3.1.2.            By Volume

10.3.2.                Market Share and Forecast

10.3.2.1.             By Function

10.3.2.2.             By End Use

10.4.            Argentina Montan Wax Market Outlook

10.4.1.                Market Size and Forecast

10.4.1.1.            By Value

10.4.1.2.            By Volume

10.4.2.                Market Share and Forecast

10.4.2.1.             By Function

10.4.2.2.             By End Use    

10.5.          Colombia Montan Wax Market Outlook

10.5.1.                Market Size and Forecast

10.5.1.1.            By Value

10.5.1.2.            By Volume

10.5.2.                Market Share and Forecast

10.5.2.1.             By Function

10.5.2.2.             By End Use

11.  Middle East & Africa Montan Wax Market Outlook

11.1.           Market Size and Forecast

11.1.1.                By Value

11.1.2.                By Volume

11.2.          Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.                By Function

11.2.2.                By End Use

11.2.3.                By Country

11.3.           South Africa Montan Wax Market Outlook

11.3.1.                Market Size and Forecast

11.3.1.1.            By Value

11.3.1.2.            By Volume

11.3.2.                Market Share and Forecast

11.3.2.1.             By Function

11.3.2.2.             By End Use

11.4.          Saudi Arabia Montan Wax Market Outlook

11.4.1.                Market Size and Forecast

11.4.1.1.            By Value

11.4.1.2.            By Volume

11.4.2.                Market Share and Forecast

11.4.2.1.             By Function

11.4.2.2.             By End Use

11.5.           UAE Montan Wax Market Outlook

11.5.1.                Market Size and Forecast

11.5.1.1.            By Value

11.5.1.2.            By Volume

11.5.2.                Market Share and Forecast

11.5.2.1.             By Function

11.5.2.2.             By End Use

11.6.          Egypt Montan Wax Market Outlook

11.6.1.                Market Size and Forecast

11.6.1.1.            By Value

11.6.1.2.            By Volume

11.6.2.                Market Share and Forecast

11.6.2.1.             By Function

11.6.2.2.             By End Use

11.7.          Nigeria Montan Wax Market Outlook

11.7.1.                Market Size and Forecast

11.7.1.1.            By Value

11.7.1.2.            By Volume

11.7.2.                Market Share and Forecast

11.7.2.1.             By Function

11.7.2.2.             By End Use

11.8.          Turkey Montan Wax Market Outlook

11.8.1.                Market Size and Forecast

11.8.1.1.            By Value

11.8.1.2.            By Volume

11.8.2.                Market Share and Forecast

11.8.2.1.             By Function

11.8.2.2.             By End Use

12.   Market Dynamics

12.1.           Drivers

12.2.           Challenges

13.  Market Trends & Developments

14.  Pricing Analysis

15.  Competitive Landscape

15.1.          Competition Benchmarking

15.2.          Company Profiles (Leading companies)

15.2.1.                Calwax Corporation

15.2.2.                ROMONTA GmbH

15.2.3.                Clariant Corporation

15.2.4.                Paramelt B.V.

15.2.5.                VÖLPKER SPEZIALPRODUKTE GMBH

15.2.6.                Yunan Shangcheng Biotechnology Co, Ltd.

15.2.7.                Yunphos International Trading Co., Ltd.

15.2.8.                TER Chemicals Distribution Group

15.2.9.                Strohmeyer & Arpe Company, Inc.

15.2.10.              Hangzhou Union Biotechnology Co., Ltd.

16.   Strategic Recommendations

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