Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis

Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis


Regional Coverage: North America

Commercial Automotive
Published July 2018
Base Year: 2017
Request Fact Sheet

Consumer Automotive
To Be Published June 2019
Base Year: 2018
Request Fact Sheet

Industrial Oils & Fluids
To Be Published June 2020
Base Year: 2019
Request Fact Sheet

In continuous publication since 1984, Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis provides a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of automotive and industrial finished lubricant products, end-use industries/ trade classes, major suppliers, and market trends in the United States plus summary coverage of Canada and Mexico.

This Report Helps Subscribers to:

  • Analyze finished lubricant market in North America in terms of countries, products, and market segments
  • Understand current and future product and service requirements of B2B installers and retailers in the consumer automotive segment
  • Understand current and future product and service requirements in various on-highway, and off-highway commercial automotive segments
  • Understand current and future product and service requirements in 15 major end-use industries representing the core of North American industry and manufacturing
  • Assess the competitive landscape and evaluate performance of key competitors
  • Conduct “what if” scenario analysis and evaluate industry outlook

 

Report Contents

Introduction

Year in Review
The following finished lubricant demand information in volume and value is provided for all three market segments for each of the three base years under analysis:

  • Overall market summary: North America
  • Overall market summary: United States
  • Suppliers
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and supplier developments
  • Market developments
  • Outlook

Overall Market: United States
This chapter serves as the executive summary of the report and will include the following finished lubricant demand information in volume and value for the market segment under analysis for that base year:

  • Introduction
  • Product descriptions and prices
  • Base year consumption by product and industry/trade class
  • Synthetics penetration
  • Consumption by region
  • Major supplier and product category
  • Packaging and distribution channels
  • Purchasing practices
  • Historical perspective
  • FutureView Analytical Forecasting Model

End-Use Industries and Trade Classes: United States
This section of the report will detail lubricant demand by end-use industry or trade class, supplier market share in each end-use industry, five year demand outlook, and critical analysis of business opportunities specific to the industry or trade class. The end-use industries or trade class covered in each volume is specified in Table 1.

Products: United States
The following information is provided for each product category listed in Table 2:

  • Product overview – properties, functions, and specifications
  • Applications
  • Packaging
  • Grades and prices
  • Maintenance practices
  • Consumption
  • Distribution channels
  • Major suppliers
  • Market developments
  • Outlook
  • Appraisal and opportunities

Lubricants Overview: Canada

Lubricants Overview: Mexico
Lubricants overview for Canada and Mexico features an overview of each country covering the following:

  • Key economic, political, and demographic indicators
  • Lubricant basestock refineries
  • Demand by market segment, product category and type, and viscosity grade
  • Supplier market shares
  • Market developments
  • Outlook
  • Appraisal and opportunities

Suppliers: North America
The following information is provided for each of the leading North American finished lubricant manufacturers listed in Table 3:

  • Background and financial overview
  • Organizational structure
  • New products and recent developments
  • Lubricants business overview
  • Lubricants manufacturing
  • Sales
  • U.S. market share

Market Opportunities and Outlook
Produced as a PowerPoint slide deck suitable for your internal client meetings or for sales and distributor channel meetings, this chapter provides market segment demand data by trade class or end-use industry, product type, and major supplier. A growth driver section summarizes leading indicators that will positively and negatively influence demand for the next five years. A historical demand view is also provided for additional perspective.

Table 1: Trade Class and End-Use Industries Covered in the Report Series
Consumer automotive Commercial automotive Industrial
Installed Retail On-highway Off-highway End-use industries
Quick lube centers Mass merchandisers For-hire trucking Construction Rubber and plastic products Mining
New car dealerships Auto parts stores Private fleets Mining Transportation equipment Food processing
Tire, brake, and muffler
shops
Other retail outlets State and local
governments
Federal government Chemicals and allied
products
Wood and paper
products
General repair garages Lease-rental Electrical equipment and
energy transmission
Agriculture, forestry,
and fishing
Other installed service
providers
Transportation Off-highway transportation Oils and gas extraction
and petroleum refining
Other on-highway Primary metals
manufacturing
Machinery
Printing Textiles
Fabricated metal products Other end-use industries
Table 2: Lubricant Products Covered in the Report Series
Consumer automotive Commercial automotive Industrial
Passenger car motor oil Heavy-duty motor oil Process oils-a
Automatic transmission fluid Hydraulic and transmission fluid General industrial oil-b
Gear oil Gear oil Metalworking fluids-c
Grease Grease Industrial engine oil-d
Two/four-stroke engine oil Grease
a- Includes aromatic, electrical, rubber, white, and other paraffinic, naphthenic, and synthetic oils.
b- Includes hydraulic, turbine and circulating, gear, compressor and refrigeration, heat transfer fluids, and other industrial oils.
c- Includes removal, forming, protecting, and treating fluids.
d- Includes marine, railroad, natural gas, and aviation engine oils.
Table 3: Finished Lubricant Manufacturers Profiled in the Report Series
Supplier Consumer automotive Commercial automotive Industrial
BP X X X
Chevron X X X
CITGO X X X
Phillips 66 X X X
ExxonMobil X X X
Quaker Chemical X
Royal Dutch Shell X X X
Valvoline X X X

Scope & Benefits

Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis is an in-depth analysis of automotive and industrial lubricant products, markets, and suppliers in North America. The report series is designed to provide subscribers with an accurate and independent resource to assess business opportunities in the North American finished lubricants business. Specifically, the report covers:

  • Finished lubricant demand by country, product type, and market segment
  • Finished lubricant demand by trade class or enduse industry
  • Product and service requirements by various trade class or end-use industry
  • Market trends, drivers, and restraints by various market segment, trade class, or end-use industry
  • Supplier profiles of leading lubricant marketers providing an assessment of their lubricant business position, sales, and market share
  • Market outlook and opportunities

 
 
 
The report provides subscribers with an accurate and independent appraisal of the North American lubricant market in terms of its size and segmentation, key end-use segments and trends, business opportunities, and competitive forces. Specifically, the report assists subscribers by providing:

  • A highly reliable and independent assessment of North American conventional and synthetic lubricant demand and supplier market share
  • An unbiased assessment of current and future lubricant requirements from the perspective of B2B installers and retailers, commercial, and industrial end users, as well as perceptions of product and service quality offerings
  • An examination of the continuing demand shifts throughout the entire market in critical areas, such as viscosity grade, conventional to synthetic formulations, and retail to installed service providers
  • A resource tool for sales, marketing, and strategy personnel to quickly learn the fundamentals and lubricant requirements of the leading enduse markets
  • Competitive intelligence for use in benchmarking

Price Anchor

Posted in .