Lime And Gypsum Product Manufacturing market includes establishments manufacturing lime from calcitic limestone or other calcareous materials, such as coral, chalk and shells and manufacturing gypsum products such as wallboard, plaster, plasterboard, molding, ornamental moldings, statuary, and architectural plaster work. Gypsum is used in production of plaster, plaster boards, gypsum fireboards and gypsum blocks. Small quantities of high-purity gypsum are also used in confectionary, food, brewing, sugar beet refining, and the pharmaceuticals industry.
The global lime and gypsum product manufacturing market was valued at $238.6 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $156.8 billion or 65.7% of the global market. China was the largest country accounting for $94.4 billion or 39.5% of the global lime and gypsum product manufacturing market.
Gypsum has found its uses in the interior designing industry and is used to create designer ceilings. It weighs light and possess low thermal conductivity and decreases the structural load of building. This also saves the energy cost. As compared to sand-cement plastering, gypsum plastering requires less curing time and does not involve crack formation. These all features raise the demand for gypsum plaster in the construction industry and among consumers in urban areas across all regions especially in Middle East & Africa from 2017 to 2025.
The companies covered are Carmeuse, Graymont, Lhoist, Mississippi Lime, and Minerals Technologies.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.