Industry Outlook

Lime is an inorganic material consisting of calcium, some hydroxides & oxides predominate lime. In chemical terms lime is purely calcium oxide or calcium hydroxide. The use of Lime in large quantities is seen in engineering & building materials like the cement, concrete, mortar, etc. also as a chemical feed stock & sugar refining. Lime is largely used along with ferrous oxide for waste water treatment. Use of lime is growing due to; importance in the civil engineering sector, wide use in chemical industry for manufacturing different chemicals, having wide number of application sin metallurgical sector, increasing use in reefing sector, advancement seen in the metal industry, etc. Therefore, the Lime Market is anticipated to expand and has tremendous scope during the forecast period. The global Lime Market anticipated to flourish in the future by growing at a significantly higher CAGR.

Market Segmentation

The global Lime Market is based on segment, by Type the market is segmented into Slaked Lime, Quick Lime and Other Product Types, and by End User the market is segmented into Environment, Construction, Chemical Intermediates, Metallurgical and Other End Users.

Lime Market, By Type

Slaked Lime
Quick Lime
Other Product Types

Lime Market, By End User

Chemical Intermediates
Other End Users

Regional Insights

On a global front, the Lime Market covers North America (United States, Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Southeast Asia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Rest of South America) and Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Rest of MEA). Asia Pacific region is leading the Lime Market owing to rising population & their needs.

Lime Market, By Region

North America



Rest of Europe


South Korea
Southeast Asia
Rest of Asia-Pacific

South America

Rest of South America

Middle East and Africa

Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of MEA

Competitive Analysis

The leading players in the market are Brookville Manufacturing, Pete Lien & Sons Inc., Carmeuse, Minerals Technologies, United States Lime & Minerals Inc., Graymont, Linwood Mining & Minerals Corporation, Lhoist, Valley Minerals LLC, Mississippi Lime, Sigma Minerals Ltd., Cornish Lime, Cheney Lime & Cement Company, Nordkalk and Cape Lime (Pty) Ltd. The major players in the market are profiled in detail in view of qualities, for example, company portfolio, business strategies, financial overview, recent developments, and market share of the overall industry.

Brookville Manufacturing
Pete Lien & Sons Inc.
Minerals Technologies
United States Lime & Minerals Inc.
Linwood Mining & Minerals Corporation
Valley Minerals LLC
Mississippi Lime
Sigma Minerals Ltd.
Cornish Lime
Cheney Lime & Cement Company
Cape Lime (Pty) Ltd.

Some of the key questions answered by the report are:

What was the market size in 2014 and forecast from 2015 to 2025?
What will be the industry market growth from 2015 to 2025?
What are the major drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges, and industry trends and their impact on the market forecast?
What are the major segments leading the market growth and why?
Which are the leading players in the market and what are the major strategies adopted by them to sustain the market competition?