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May, 07 2024

DowDuPont and Platform Specialty Products Corporation are Dominating the Market for Global Metal Finishing Chemical Market in 2018

Global Metal Finishing Chemicals Market is expected to reach USD 13,608.90 Million by 2025 from USD 9,390.00 Million in 2017, at a CAGR of 4.9% in the forecast period 2018 to 2025. The new market report contains data for historic years 2016, the base year of calculation is 2017 and the forecast period is 2018 to 2025.

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The global metal finishing chemicals market is highly concentrated to a few big players and rest to local players who cater to domestic markets only. DowDuPont, dominates global metal finishing chemicals market, accounting for the highest market share in 2017, followed by PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORPORATION, NOF Corporation, ELEMENTIS PLC. , Atotech, Chemetall GmbH, Houghton International Inc., Coventya International, Uyemura & Co., Ltd., McGean-Rohco, Inc., Raschig GmbH, Wuhan Jadechem International Trade Co., Ltd. , Grauer & Weil India Ltd., Henkel AG &Co. KGAA, Quaker Chemical Corporation, Advanced Chemical Company, Coral, A Brite Company, Industrial Metal Finishing Company and among others holds 31.7% of the global metal finishing chemicals in 2017.

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Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Michigan, U.S., The Company is engaged in manufacturing and marketing polyurethane films, agriculture, materials science and Specialty Products. DowDuPont brings together the complementary portfolios of Dow and DuPont, two innovative, science-based companies that hold leadership positions in different segments such as Agriculture, performance materials and coatings, industrial, intermediates & infrastructure, packaging & specialty plastics, electronics & imaging, nutrition & biosciences, nutrition & biosciences, transportation & advanced polymers, safety & construction. Performance Materials & Coatings segment includes architectural paints and coatings, and industrial coatings, performance monomers and silicones and standalone silicone and acrylic-based materials. The Dow Chemical Company operates in 465 manufacturing sites mainly in U.S. & Canada, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. In 2017, company owned approximately 12,600 active U.S. patents and 39,000 active foreign patents. It has its presence globally. Some of its subsidiaries DuPont Pioneer(U.S.), Danisco, Solae (U.S.), Genencor (U.S.), PHI Seeds Private Limited(India), E.I.DuPont India Private Limited(India), DuPont Danisco, DuPont China Holding Co. Ltd. (China), DuPont Microcircuit Materials(U.K.), Coastal Training Technologies Corp(U.S.), Dupont Korea (Korea), DuPont Performance Elastomers, L.L.C. (U.S.),, DuPont do Brasil (S.A.), DuPont (U.K.) Ltd. among others.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation.

Founded in 1922 and headquartered in Florida, U.S. The operating business segments are agricultural solutions and drilling performance solutions. Metal finishing product lie under performance solutions segment offers various chemicals, such as surface and coating materials, functional conversion coatings, electronic assembly materials, water-based hydraulic control fluids, and photopolymers. The Platform Specialty Products Corporation operates in 70 countries, including approximately 3,400 research and development chemists. Some of its subsidiaries are Fernox(U.K.), Arysta LifeScience Corporation(North America), Nippon MacDermid(Japan) , MacDermid Autotype(ENGLAND), Agriphar Crop Solutions(Belgium), MacDermid Canning Limited(U.k.), MacDermid Holdings, LLC(New York ), OMG Electronic Chemicals (MSdn Bhd (Malysia) among others

NOF Corporation:

Incorporated in 1949 and headquartered at Japan. NOF Corporation is majorly focused in manufacturing and marketing of oleo and specialty chemicals worldwide. The company operates in four business segments such as functional chemicals, life science, explosive & propulsion, and others. The company provides anticorrosion product for metal finishing. The anticorrosion product is used for various treatments such as metal anti-corrosion treatments and dry galvanizing treatments. The company has nine R&D laboratories and the corporate R&D division which include into Oleo & Specialty Chemicals, Functional Chemicals & Polymers, Explosives & Propulsion systems, Functional Foods, Display Material, life science, DDS. The company has various subsidiaries namely Showa Kinzoku Kogyo(Japan), Nichiyu Giken Kogyo(Japan), Metal Coatings International(United States), NOF EUROPE GmbH(Europe), Nippon Dacro Shamrock Co., Ltd(Japan), NOF Mutual Prosperity Association(Japan), JAPEX Corporation(Japan), Nof Metal Coatings Europe(Europe), NOF Corp., and Parent Prosperity Association(Japan) .The Company has its geographic presence in across Japan, Asia and rest of the world.

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