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North America & Europe Forestry Lubricants Market Size By Product (Synthetic, Synthetic Blend Oil, Bio-Based, Mineral), By Application (Engine, Transmission & Gears, Hydraulics, Greasing, Chain Oils/Saw Guide Oils), By End-Use (Pulp Mills, Sawmills, Paper & Paperboard Mills, Wood Products Manufacturing, Harvesting/Logging, Biomass pellet Mills, OEM), Industry Analysis Report, Regional, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI5220
  • Published Date: Feb 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Overview

North America & Europe Forestry Lubricants Market size exceeded USD 2 Billion in 2020 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of over 3% through 2027. Rising demand for lubricants with high operational efficiency and capable of operating in harsh working conditions should stimulate the overall market growth.
 

North America & Europe Forestry Lubricants Market

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Forestry lubricants are lubricants which aid in the smooth operation of machinery and vehicles used in the forestry sector. They find demanding applications in different end-use industries including wood working, paper & paperboard, pulp mills, sawmills, and biomass pellet mills, among others. These lubricants minimize friction among surfaces in direct contact and reduce heat generated during their movements.
 

Rising consumer demand for wooden furniture with an improved aesthetical appeal and enhanced durability in North America & Europe is expected to raise the demand for forestry lubricants from the wood working industry. Moreover, increasing efforts by manufacturers in the forestry industry to increase productivity and enhance profits by improving machine operation and reducing wear down rate should escalate product demand over the forecast period.
 

Technological advancements such as development of bio-based forestry lubricants which offer benefits such as low cost, biodegradability, less toxicity, and less maintenance should foster market statistics. Furthermore, strict regulatory amendments due to environmental concerns, such as forestry pollution and growing consumer acceptance for Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) is likely to further favour North America & Europe forestry lubricants market expansion over the review period.
 

Increasing investment in equipment by paper manufacturers to meet the growing consumer demand for paper bags, coated papers, paper towels, tissue papers, and hygiene products should raise the demand for efficient lubricants, thus boosting market trends. Growing need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in energy and power generation sector have raised the demand for biomass pellets as biofuel, which should in turn boost North America & Europe forestry lubricants industry landscape.
 

However, the relatively high cost of synthetic lubricants over their mineral-based counterparts owing to the capital and technology intensive nature of its production process may hinder the market demand over the forecast period.
 

Remarkable benefits of bio-based forestry lubricants such as its less toxic, safer, renewable, and environmental-friendly nature should foster market size

North America & Europe Forestry Lubricants Market by Bio-based Luricants Product

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North America & Europe forestry lubricants market from bio-based lubricants surpassed USD 160 million in 2020 and is expected to witness significant CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period.  The less toxic, safer, renewable, and environmental-friendly nature of bio-based forestry lubricants is expected to increase its rate of acceptance among consumers over the forecast period. The relatively high biodegradability of bio-based forestry lubricants is likely to favour its use in open environment applications, in turn accelerating its demand from the forestry industry.
 

Bio-based oils have a higher biodegradability, ranging from 70% to 100% compared to other types of base oils, which is expected to facilitate its usage in equipment used in open systems such as chain saws and harvesters. Moreover, good lubricity, high efficiency over a wide range of temperatures, high viscosity index, less toxicity to aquatic environment and increased polarity of bio-based lubricants should further raise their demand from forestry applications over the forecast period.
 

Rising awareness regarding the need to prevent environmental pollution and ensure safety of sawmills should augment North America & Europe forestry lubricants market forecasts

North America & Europe Forestry Lubricants Market from Cain Oils/Saw Guide Oils Application

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Chain oils & saw guide oils get directly discharged into the environment during different operations in the forestry industry. Growing awareness regarding the need to reduce environmental pollution caused due to effluent wastewater from forestry industries & maintain safety of sawmills is expected to raise the demand for bio-based forestry lubricants from chain oil & saw guide oils application and foster North America & Europe forestry lubricants market trends.
 

Moreover, remarkable attributes of saw guide oils including its ability to repel water, reduce resin build-up, reduce heat generation for less oil loss, lower water consumption, and less blade movement to provide more accurate cuts should further escalate product demand. Increasing efforts by sawmill manufacturers to improve tool production & lifespan and increase productivity is likely to raise the demand for forestry lubricants from chain oils & saw guide oils application, thus promoting industry expansion over the forecast period.
 

Ability of biodegradable lubricants to ensure less oil wash-offs and improved lubrication should further escalate their demand from chin oils & saw guide oils application, thus boosting the market share over the forecast period. North America & Europe forestry lubricants market from chain oils & saw guide oils application is expected to reach over USD 680 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of over 3.5% between 2021 and 2027.
 

Growing demand for water-resistant lubricants and greases from the paper & paperboard industry should augment North America & Europe forestry lubricants industry landscape

North America & Europe Forestry Lubricants Market, from Paper & Paperboard End-use

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Rapid growth of the paper industry in North America & Europe is expected to raise the demand for forestry lubricants during the forecast period. Rising demand for paper and paperboard from the packaging and consumer hygiene applications are compelling manufacturers to increase the level of automation I their production facilities, in turn escalating the demand for forestry lubricants for improving production efficiency.
 

Prolonged exposure of bearings in a paper forming machine to a large amount of water is expected to raise the demand for water-resistant lubricants from the paper & paperboard industry over the forecast period. Moreover, ability of grease to keep water out from the operating equipment, and purge contaminants from the bearings in paper & paperboard mills should further boost North America & Europe forestry lubricants market trends.
 

Positive attributes of grease such as its ability to withstand high-speed forming sections and high operating temperatures is likely to raise product demand from paper & paperboard industry, in turn fostering market growth. North America & Europe market from paper & paperboard end-use was valued at over USD 355 Million in 2020 and is expected to witness considerable CAGR of around 3% over the forecast period.
 

Rising demand for wood pellets from power plants, residential heating & commercial heating applications should boost European market size

Europe Forestry Lubricants Market

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Europe forestry lubricants market is expected to reach over USD 1.6 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of over 3%. This is mainly attributed to the growing demand for wood pellets from power plants, residential heating, and commercial heating applications in the region.
 

Rising focus of manufacturers in the European forestry industry to reduce fuel consumption and lowering the impact of machines on soil coupled with increasing awareness regarding the need for soil conservation should raise product demand and foster regional market statistics. Increasing use of pellet heating stove & furnace in residential heating in Europe should boost product demand during the forecast period.
 

Increasing use of wood pellets as industrial boiler biomass fuel owing to the increasing need to mitigate environmental issues such as acid rain and climate change is expected to fuel the European industry statistics. Ease of availability and clean burning nature of wood pellets are expected to facilitate its use in power plants, in turn propelling the regional market forecasts over the forecast period.
 

Increasing investment by manufacturers in R&D along with their increased focus on innovations & new product development should increase market competitiveness

North America & Europe forestry lubricants market is competitive, with Fuchs Petrolub SE, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Kluber Lubrication, Phillips 66 Company, Chevron Corporation & Petronas Lubricants International (PLI) being some of the key players in the industry. Companies are investing heavily in R&D and new product development to carve out a niche and further strengthen their position in the market.
 

In February 2020, Petronas Lubricants International (PLI) launched PETRONAS ARBOR, a fully developed range of lubricants, especially designed for use in agricultural and construction machinery. This newly launched product range covers a wide range of products including greases, hydraulic & gear oils, and antifreeze to protect machinery used in the agricultural & construction sectors. This new product launch would help the company to further strengthen its footprint in the market.
 

North America & Europe forestry lubricants market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Kilo Tons and revenue in USD Million from 2016 to 2027 for the following segments:

By Product

  • Synthetic
  • Synthetic Blend Oil
  • Bio-based
  • Mineral

By Application

  • Engine
  • Transmission & Gears
  • Hydraulics
  • Greasing
  • Chain Oils/Saw Guide Oils
  • Paper Machine Oils
  • Others

By End-use

  • OEMs
  • Sawmills
  • Paper & Paperboard Mills
    • Synthetic
    • Synthetic Blend Oil
    • Bio-based
    • Mineral
  • Wood Products Manufacturing
  • Harvesting/Logging
  • Biomass Pellet Mills
  • Pulp Mills
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia

 

Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

North America & Europe market for forestry lubricants surpassed USD 2 billion in 2020 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3% from 2021 to 2027 driven by the soaring demand for lubricants with high operational efficiency.

The market share from bio-based forestry lubricants is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4% through 2027 owing to their relatively high biodegradability.

Europe forestry lubricants market value is projected to cross USD 1.6 billion by 2027 considering the rising demand for wood pellets from residential heating, power plants, and commercial heating applications.

Major companies in the North America & Europe forestry lubricants industry comprise Phillips 66 Company, Fuchs Petrolub SE, Kluber Lubrication, Royal Dutch Shell plc, and others.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 20
  • Tables & Figures: 228
  • Countries covered: 9
  • Pages: 275

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