Fluorosurfactants are used as additives in paint and coatings. The fluorosurfactants market is a healthy market with growing demand in the paint and coatings application. Paints & coatings, waxes, polishes, cleaners, films, adhesives are the major applications of fluorosurfactants. With the increasing demand of paint and coatings, polishes, adhesives in automotive and consumer goods, the demand for fluorosurfactants is expected to grow at a healthy growth rate.
Fluorosurfactants are usually classified based on type, such as amphoteric, nonioninc, anionic, cationic. All these fluorosurfactants have their individual uses, properties, performance, capability, and cost. Anionic fluorosurfactants accounted for the largest share in fluorosurfactants market and amphoteric fluorosurfactants are projected to resister highest growth rate between 2014 and 2019.
Leading companies in the global fluorosurfactants market are working towards development of new environment friendly fluorosurfactants to achieve the competitive advantages. Apart from new product launches, companies are also expanding their production bases and forming joint venture and alliances with other market players. These developments are helping the companies to increase their geographical reach.