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Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market by Type (15-50um, 50-135um), By Application (Aerospace, Automobile, Medical Care) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market by Type (15-50um, 50-135um), By Application (Aerospace, Automobile, Medical Care) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

Report ID: 145215 3300 Chemical & Material 377 247 Pages 4.5 (36)

Market Overview:

The Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The market growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for hollow glass microspheres in various applications such as aerospace, automobile, and medical care. In addition, the growing demand for lightweight and energy-efficient materials is also contributing to the growth of this market.

Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

Hollow Glass Microsphere is a type of glass microsphere that has a hollow center. It is often used as an additive in various products to improve their performance. For example, it can be added to paints and coatings to make them more durable and resistant to chipping or cracking.


15-50um is a range of microspheres used in the manufacturing of hollow glass. It has applications in construction, electronics, and automotive industries. The 15-50um hollow glass microsphere market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to increasing demand for lightweight materials from various end-use industries such as construction & building and automotive industry. Moreover, growing awareness regarding energy conservation among consumers across the globe will boost product demand further.


50-135um is used for producing hollow glass microspheres. These are widely used in applications such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food additives and others. The chemical formula of 50-135um is CnH2nO2. It has a molecular weight range of approximately 130 to 14000 depending on the grade which can be produced by different processes like hydrothermal, mechanical or thermal crystallization methods among others.

The chemical composition.

Application Insights:

The aerospace segment accounted for the largest share of over 40% in 2017. The growing use of glass microspheres in aircraft windows, cabin interiors, and exterior surfaces is expected to drive the demand over the forecast period. In addition, increasing R&D activities pertaining to window design using glass microspheres are likely to propel industry growth.

Automobile application segment is anticipated to witness significant growth at a CAGR of XX% from 2018 to 2030 owingto increased production levels of passenger cars and commercial vehicles worldwide coupled with rising consumer preference for vehicle with enhanced aesthetics features including decorative glazing materials. Moreover, increasing penetration Hollow Glass Microsphere (HGMS) market by various automotive manufacturers such as Ford Motor Company; Dacia; Toyota Group; Volkswagen AG; Hyundai Motor Co.; Kia Motors Corporation; Ssangyong Group & Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive Group are further expected fuel industry expansion over the coming years.

Regional Analysis:

North America dominated the global market in terms of revenue share in 2017. The growth is attributed to the presence of major aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing and Airbus, which use these hollow glass microspheres for manufacturing interior components. In addition, increasing R&D activities by various pharmaceutical companies for drug testing are expected to drive the regional product demand over the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness significant growth over a projected period owing to rising healthcare expenditure and improving medical infrastructure in emerging countries such as China and India. Moreover, growing automobile production coupled with high usage rates of automobiles on a daily basis will support regional demand during the forecast years. Europe accounted for more than 20% share of global revenue in 2017 due to high acceptance levels associated with this product type across several end-use industries including aerospace & defense, automotive & transportation, electronics & electrical equipment industry among others).

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing demand from end-use industries such as automotive, aerospace, and medical
  • Growing application of hollow glass microspheres in paints and coatings for improving surface finish and durability
  • Rising use of hollow glass microspheres in filtration systems for water treatment and other applications
  • Increasing research activities on hollow glass microspheres for novel applications
  • Technological advancements that improve the quality and performance of hollow glass microspheres

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Research Report

By Type

15-50um, 50-135um

By Application

Aerospace, Automobile, Medical Care

By Companies

3M Company, Trelleborg AB, Potters Industries, Mo-Sci Corporation, Sinosteel Maanshan New Material, Cospheric LLC, Dennert Poraver GmbH, Polysciences

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Report Segments:

The global Hollow Glass Microsphere market is segmented on the basis of:


15-50um, 50-135um

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Aerospace, Automobile, Medical Care

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. 3M Company
  2. Trelleborg AB
  3. Potters Industries
  4. Mo-Sci Corporation
  5. Sinosteel Maanshan New Material
  6. Cospheric LLC
  7. Dennert Poraver GmbH
  8. Polysciences

Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Overview

Highlights of The Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. 15-50um
    2. 50-135um
  1. By Application:

    1. Aerospace
    2. Automobile
    3. Medical Care
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the Hollow Glass Microsphere Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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  8. Customization of the Report Available

Frequently Asked Questions?

Some of the major players in the hollow glass microsphere market are 3M Company, Trelleborg AB, Potters Industries, Mo-Sci Corporation, Sinosteel Maanshan New Material, Cospheric LLC, Dennert Poraver GmbH, Polysciences.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Overview
   4.1. Introduction
      4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2. Market Definition
   4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
      4.2.1. Industry Outlook
   4.3. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Forecast
      4.5.1. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1. Market Trends
   5.2. Introduction
      5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   5.3. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. 15-50um
      5.3.2. 50-135um
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast by Application
   6.1. Market Trends
   6.2. Introduction
      6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
      6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   6.3. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      6.3.1. Aerospace
      6.3.2. Automobile
      6.3.3. Medical Care
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast by Sales Channel
   7.1. Market Trends
   7.2. Introduction
      7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Sales Channel 
      7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Sales Channel
   7.3. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Sales Channel 
      7.3.1. Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
      7.3.2. Aftermarket
   7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Sales Channel
   7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Sales Channel

8. Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   8.1. Market Trends
   8.2. Introduction
      8.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      8.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
   8.3. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
      8.3.1. North America
      8.3.2. Latin America
      8.3.3. Europe
      8.3.4. Asia Pacific
      8.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
   8.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   8.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
   8.6. Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

9. North America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast
   9.1. Introduction
      9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
   9.2. North America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. U.S.
      9.2.2. Canada
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.4. North America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      9.4.1. Aerospace
      9.4.2. Automobile
      9.4.3. Medical Care
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. 15-50um
      9.7.2. 50-135um
   9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      9.10.1. By Country
      9.10.2. By Product Type
      9.10.3. By Application
      9.10.4. By Sales Channel
   9.11. North America Hollow Glass Microsphere Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

10. Latin America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast
   10.1. Introduction
      10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      10.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
   10.2. Latin America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      10.2.1. Brazil
      10.2.2. Mexico
      10.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.4. Latin America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      10.4.1. Aerospace
      10.4.2. Automobile
      10.4.3. Medical Care
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. 15-50um
      10.7.2. 50-135um
   10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      10.10.1. By Country
      10.10.2. By Product Type
      10.10.3. By Application
      10.10.4. By Sales Channel
   10.11. Latin America Hollow Glass Microsphere Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

11. Europe Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast
   11.1. Introduction
      11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      11.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
   11.2. Europe Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      11.2.1. Germany
      11.2.2. France
      11.2.3. Italy
      11.2.4. U.K.
      11.2.5. Spain
      11.2.6. Russia
      11.2.7. Rest of Europe
   11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.4. Europe Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      11.4.1. Aerospace
      11.4.2. Automobile
      11.4.3. Medical Care
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. 15-50um
      11.7.2. 50-135um
   11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   11.10. Maket Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      11.10.1. By Country
      11.10.2. By Product Type
      11.10.3. By Application
      11.10.4. By Sales Channel
   11.11. Europe Hollow Glass Microsphere Demand Share, 2019-2026

12. Asia Pacific Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast
   12.1. Introduction
      12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      12.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   12.2. Asia Pacific Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      12.2.1. China
      12.2.2. Japan
      12.2.3. South Korea
      12.2.4. India
      12.2.5. Australia
      12.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.4. Asia Pacific Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      12.4.1. Aerospace
      12.4.2. Automobile
      12.4.3. Medical Care
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. 15-50um
      12.7.2. 50-135um
   12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      12.10.1. By Country
      12.10.2. By Product Type
      12.10.3. By Application
      12.10.4. By Sales Channel
   12.11. Asia Pacific Hollow Glass Microsphere Demand Share, 2019-2026

13. Middle East & Africa Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Analysis and Forecast
   13.1. Introduction
      13.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      13.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      13.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   13.2. Middle East & Africa Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      13.2.1. Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2. South Africa
      13.2.3. UAE
      13.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.4. Middle East & Africa Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      13.4.1. Aerospace
      13.4.2. Automobile
      13.4.3. Medical Care
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa Hollow Glass Microsphere Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. 15-50um
      13.7.2. 50-135um
   13.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   13.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   13.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      13.10.1. By Country
      13.10.2. By Product Type
      13.10.3. By Application
      13.10.4. By Sales Channel
   13.11. Middle East & Africa Hollow Glass Microsphere Demand Share, 2019-2026

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global Hollow Glass Microsphere Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. Hollow Glass Microsphere Distributors and Customers
   14.3. Hollow Glass Microsphere Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. 3M Company Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. Trelleborg AB Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. Potters Industries Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. Mo-Sci Corporation Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. Sinosteel Maanshan New Material Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. Cospheric LLC Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. Dennert Poraver GmbH Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. Polysciences Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. COMPANY9 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. COMPANY 10 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. COMPANY 11 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. COMPANY 12 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. COMPANY 13 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. COMPANY 14 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. COMPANY 15 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. COMPANY 16 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.17. COMPANY 17 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.18. COMPANY 18 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.19. COMPANY 19 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.20. COMPANY 20 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook

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