North America Microspheres Market: Industry Analysis and Forecast (2023-2029)

  • The North American Microspheres Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.5% during the forecast period. North America Microspheres Market is expected to reach US$ 1.83 Bn. in 2029 from US$ 3.68 Bn in 2022.

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North America Microspheres Market Overview:

Microspheres are free-flowing powders that contain proteins or synthetic polymers that are biodegradable. Magnetic, polymeric, biodegradable polymeric, radioactive, synthetic polymeric, and floating microspheres are examples of microspheres.


Throughout the forecast period, the North American market for microspheres is expected to be driven by continuous advancement in medical device manufacturing and expanding R&D activities in the field of biomedicine (2022-2027). Building and construction dominated the North American microsphere market, owing to the widespread use of microspheres as a filler in composites. The growing demand for lightweight and environmentally friendly components in the manufacturing industry will propel the North American Microspheres Market forward.

North America Microspheres Market Dynamics:

  • The thriving pharmaceutical and medical industries, as well as rising demand for innovative drug delivery systems, are expected to drive growth in the North American microspheres market.Microspheres are in high demand for bone tissue engineering and radioembolization to treat liver cancer, as well as biopharmaceutical development.


  • Furthermore, increased spending capacity on construction activities for renovation or new residential buildings will provide a stronger outlook for the North American microspheres market across the country. In 2019, the knee braces and supports industry in the United States was valued at USD 520 million, indicating tremendous growth opportunities for the North American microspheres Market.


  • Market participants are heavily investing in the US market to meet rising demand and gain a strong market position. For example, in 2019, Omya International AG announced the acquisition of Termolita SAPI de CV, a company specializing in expanded perlite products in the United States and Mexico, in order to strengthen its global distribution network, R&D, and cater to a diverse range of customers in North America.


  • Significant government spending on the healthcare sector, which accounts for 10% of Canada's GDP, growing efforts by domestic medical device manufacturers to improve product quality and affordability, and rising exports should all contribute to North American microspheres market growth.


Moreover, companies are investing in new technological developments and production capacity expansions to enhance their product portfolio.


For Instance

  • 3M released its latest 3M glass bubble, a low-density and high-strength additive, in September 2015. The company's product portfolio will be expanded as a result of this launch.


  • Sirtex Medical announced its collaboration with MIM Software Inc. in February 2020. This collaboration will allow the company to maintain its market position in the United States and Europe by offering products such as SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres.


  • Millipore Sigma was acquired by Luminex Corporation in January 2019. The company's product portfolio and market position were strengthened as a result of this acquisition.


North America Microspheres Market Segment Analysis:

Based on Form, the North America Microspheres Market is segmented into Hollow and Solid. Hollow form segment is estimated to witness significant gains of over 8.5% by the end of 2027. Hollow microspheres have a low density and are primarily used to reduce weight in composites, particularly in aerospace, automotive, and oil and gas, which should increase the North American microspheres market share. Hollow microspheres are widely used in coatings, catalysis, and drug delivery due to their ability to improve packability and flowability when compared to raw drug crystals. The paint and coating sector in the United States was valued at USD 27.5 billion in 2018, indicating a healthy potential for North American microspheres market growth during the forecasted period (2022-2027).


Solid microspheres are widely used in lasers, temperature sensing, amplifiers, and biosensors. Solid microspheres had a market value of USD 298.94 in 2019, with a CAGR of more than 8.9 percent expected from 2021 to 2027. Because of their high density, which improves the physical properties and strength of plastics, these products are widely used as resin extruders.


Based on material, The North American microspheres market is segmented into polymers, glass, ceramic, metallic and fly ash as materials. The glass Microspheres segment is estimated to grow at an 11.2% CAGR during the forecasted period. Polymer microspheres are increasingly used in the electronics industry due to their widespread use in electronic equipment displays, as well as a variety of other applications in the electronics sector, such as mobile phone screens, LCD screens, and monitors.


Throughout the forecast period, the polymer segment is expected to be driven by continued growth in the medical and automotive industries (2022-2027). Microspheres are made from both natural and synthetic polymers. Synthetic polymers, such as polystyrene and polyethylene, are widely used in a variety of industries.


The metallic-based microspheres market has the highest growth potential and is expected to grow further due to rising demand for aerospace and defense materials, automotive materials, construction, biotechnology, oil and gas consumables, coating additives, and cosmetics. The USA has a sizable market share, which is expected to grow due to increased construction activity across the country. Healthcare applications is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 9.7% during the forecasted period (2022-2027).


The North America Microspheres Market is segmented by Application into Construction Composites, Medical Technology, Life Science & Biotechnology, Paints & Coatings, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Aerospace, and Others.




  • North America's microspheres market from oil and gas applications is expected to grow over 8% by the end of 2026. Microspheres are widely used in oil and gas industry in predominantly for exploration activities. Rising oil and gas exploration activities in the region, owing to rising innovations in drilling operations including horizontal drilling which makes it easy to extract shale oil & gas, should boost upstream chemical demand.


  • Increasing the US government's focus on energy import independence and increasing oil exports to become the world's largest oil producers should further boost upstream chemical demand. Thus, these aforementioned factors should boost North America's microspheres market demand.


The United States dominated the North American microsphere market, accounting for nearly 85% of the total. The construction industry in the United States, which has the largest construction industry in North America, is expanding at an alarming rate, with the market expected to exceed USD 465 billion in the residential sector and USD 715 billion in the nonresidential sector, driven largely by continuous investments in office buildings, and roadways. Such positive growth is estimated to drive the building and construction industry, which in turn is expected to boost the North American microsphere market during the forecast period (2022-2027).


The objective of the North American microsphere report is to present a comprehensive analysis of the North America Microspheres market to the stakeholders in the industry. The North American microsphere report provides trends that are most dominant in the North America Microspheres market and how these trends will influence new business investments and market development throughout the forecast period. The North American microsphere report also aids in the comprehension of the North America Microspheres Market dynamics and competitive structure of the market by analyzing market leaders, market followers, and regional players.


The qualitative and quantitative data provided in the North America Microspheres market report will assist in understanding which market segments, regions, and factors affecting the North American microsphere market, as well as key opportunity areas, will drive the industry and market growth over the forecast period. The North American microsphere report also includes the competitive landscape of key industry players, as well as their recent developments in the North America Microspheres market. The North American microsphere report investigates factors such as company size, market share, market growth, revenue, production volume, and profits of the market's key players.


North America Microspheres Market


The report includes Porter's Five Force Model, which aids in the development of market business strategies. The report assists in determining the number of competitors, who they are, and the quality of their products in the North America Microspheres market. The report also examines whether it is easy for a new player to gain a foothold in the North America Microspheres market, whether they enter or exit the market on a regular basis, whether the market is dominated by a few players, and so on.


The North America Microspheres report also includes a PESTEL Analysis, which aids in the development of company strategies. Political variables help in figuring out how much a government can influence the North America Microspheres market. Economic variables aid in the analysis of economic performance drivers that have an impact on the North America Microspheres market. Understanding the impact of the surrounding environment and the influence of environmental concerns on the North America Microspheres market is aided by legal factors.


North America Microspheres Market Scope:

North American Microspheres Market Scope

Market Size in 2022

USD 1.83 Bn.

Market Size in 2029

USD 3.68 Bn.

CAGR (2023-2029)


Historic Data


Base Year


Forecast Period


Segment Scope

By Raw Material

  • Glass
  • Ceramic
  • Fly Ash
  • Polymer
  • Metallic
  • Others

By Type

  • Solid Microspheres
  • Hollow Microspheres


By Application

  • Composites
  • Medical technology
  • Paints and coatings
  • Cosmetics
  • Automotive
  • Other Applications


By Country

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico

Regional Scope

North America- United States, Canada, and Mexico

Europe – UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Austria, and Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific – China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, ASEAN, Rest of APAC

Middle East and Africa - South Africa, GCC, Egypt, Nigeria, Rest of the Middle East and Africa

South America – Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America


North America Microspheres Market Key Players






Frequently Asked Questions

Segmentation by Raw Material (Glass, Ceramic, Fly Ash, Polymer, Metallic, and Others), By Type (Hollow Microspheres, Solid Microspheres), By Application (Composites, Medical Technology, Paints and Coatings, Cosmetics, Automotive, and Other Applications), and Country are covered in the North America Microspheres market.

  1. Scope of the Report
  2. Research Methodology
    • Research Process
    • North America Microspheres Market: Target Audience
    • North America Microspheres Market: Primary Research (As per Client Requirement)
    • North America Microspheres Market: Secondary Research
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Competitive Landscape
    • Stellar Competition matrix
    • Key Players Benchmarking: by Product, Pricing, Investments, Expansion Plans, Physical Presence, and Presence in the Market.
    • Mergers and Acquisitions in Industry: M&A by Region, Value, and Strategic Intent
    • Market Dynamics
      • Market Drivers
      • Market Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Market Challenges
      • PESTLE Analysis
      • PORTERS Five Force Analysis
      • Value Chain Analysis
  5. North America Microspheres Market Segmentation
    • North America Microspheres Market, by Technology (2022-2029)
    • North America Microspheres Market, by End-User (2022-2029)
    • North America Microspheres Market, by Country (2022-2029)
  6. Company Profiles
    • Key Players
      • 3M Co. (USA)
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Business Strategy
        • Key Developments
      • Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands)
      • Chase Corp. (USA)
      • DiaSorin SpA (Italy)
      • Matsumoto Yushi Seiyaku Co. Ltd. (Japan)
      • Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (USA)
      • Mo-Sci Corp. (USA)
      • Polysciences Inc. (USA)
      • Potters Industries LLC (USA)
      • Trelleborg AB (Sweden)
  7. Key Findings
  8. Recommendations


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