Quartz Market Report by Product (Quartz Surface and Tile, High-Purity Quartz, Quartz Glass, Quartz Crystal, Quartz Sand, and Others), End User (Electronics and Semiconductor, Solar, Buildings and Construction, Optical Fiber and Telecommunication, Automotive, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

Quartz Market Report by Product (Quartz Surface and Tile, High-Purity Quartz, Quartz Glass, Quartz Crystal, Quartz Sand, and Others), End User (Electronics and Semiconductor, Solar, Buildings and Construction, Optical Fiber and Telecommunication, Automotive, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

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Market Overview:

The global quartz market size reached US$ 7.6 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 12.2 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.23% during 2024-2032. The escalating product demand in the construction sector, the widespread adoption of quartz in various automotive components, and the growing trend of electric vehicles and smart connected cars are among the key factors driving the market growth.

Report Attribute
Key Statistics
Base Year
2023
Forecast Years
2024-2032
Historical Years
2018-2023
Market Size in 2023 US$ 7.6 Billion
Market Forecast in 2032 US$ 12.2 Billion
Market Growth Rate 2024-2032 5.23%


Quartz is a naturally occurring mineral composed of silicon and oxygen atoms. It is one of the most abundant and widely distributed minerals found on Earth's surface. Its chemical formula is SiO2, and it belongs to the trigonal crystal system. Quartz is renowned for its durability and resistance to weathering, making it a popular choice in various industries such as construction, electronics, and jewelry. It can come in a variety of colors, including clear, pink (rose quartz), purple (amethyst), and brown or black (smoky quartz), depending on impurities or exposure to radiation. Quartz is also an essential component in modern technology; for example, it is used in oscillators and timekeeping devices due to its piezoelectric properties, which allow it to generate an electric charge under mechanical stress. Moreover, quartz sand is a primary ingredient in glass manufacturing. Overall, quartz is a versatile mineral with multiple applications, reflecting its importance in both natural and industrial settings.

Global Quartz Market

The escalating demand in the construction sector majorly drives the global market. As urbanization accelerates globally, the need for robust and durable construction materials rises accordingly. Quartz, known for its strength, durability, and resistance to environmental degradation, has become a material of choice for architects and builders. Additionally, the non-porous nature of engineered quartz makes it resistant to mold, mildew, and bacteria, attributes that are increasingly being sought after in both residential and commercial spaces. Along with this, the widespread adoption of quartz in various automotive components such as sensors, onboard electronics, and glass for windows and windshields is significantly supporting the market. With the growing trend of electric vehicles and smart, connected cars, the demand for highly specialized quartz components is accelerating. As healthcare technology evolves and the global healthcare market expands, especially in the wake of pandemics, such as COVID-19 that have accelerated healthcare investments, the demand for quartz in medical applications is expected to continue growing. Moreover, the rising trend of product miniaturization in consumer electronics is creating a positive market outlook.

Quartz Market Trends/Drivers:

Focus on Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Materials

Environmental considerations are becoming a vital market driver for the quartz industry. As awareness of sustainable living practices grows, both consumers and manufacturers are seeking eco-friendly materials. In addition, quartz stands out as an environmentally sustainable choice because it is abundantly available and can be engineered with minimal waste. Engineered quartz surfaces are often produced using recycled materials, such as waste stone chips, making them a more sustainable option compared to other stone materials mainly granite and marble, which involve more extensive quarrying. Moreover, quartz's durability ensures a longer lifecycle, reducing the frequency of replacement and thereby conserving resources in the long term. Regulatory bodies are also pushing for more environmentally responsible practices, creating a conducive atmosphere for the growth of sustainable materials, including quartz.

Applications in the Energy Sector

The energy sector is an emerging but significant market driver for the quartz industry. Quartz is used in the manufacturing of solar panels and wind turbine systems due to its excellent thermal stability and electrical insulation properties. As the world moves toward cleaner and more sustainable energy solutions, the demand for solar and wind energy is increasing. This uptick consequently drives the demand for high-purity quartz, which is used in crucibles for growing monocrystalline silicon, an essential component in solar panels. Moreover, the petroleum industry uses quartz in hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, to extract oil and natural gas. Furthermore, high-quality quartz sands serve as proppants, keeping the fractures open and enabling the extraction of these energy sources. With the global focus on energy security and sustainability, the quartz industry stands to benefit significantly, diversifying its portfolio of applications beyond traditional sectors.

Role in Technological Advancements

Another key market driver for the quartz industry is its critical role in technological advancements. Quartz's unique piezoelectric properties make it an invaluable material for various electronic devices, including smartphones, computers, and televisions. When subjected to mechanical stress, quartz crystals can generate an electric charge, making them essential for precise timekeeping in clocks and watches. These properties also make quartz indispensable in frequency control oscillators and filters in communication equipment. As the world increasingly becomes interconnected, the demand for these devices and subsequently for quartz shows no sign of slowing down. With 5G technology rolling out and IoT (Internet of Things) devices proliferating, the technological sector presents a growing market for high-purity quartz. Research and development in electronics are likely to explore even more applications for quartz, keeping the demand curve on an upward trajectory for the foreseeable future.

Quartz Industry Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global quartz market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country levels for 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on product and end user.

Breakup by Product:

Quartz Market

  • Quartz Surface and Tile
  • High-Purity Quartz
  • Quartz Glass
  • Quartz Crystal
  • Quartz Sand
  • Others
     

Quartz surface and tile represent the most market share

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the product. This includes quartz surface and tile, high-purity quartz, quartz glass, quartz crystal, quartz sand, and others. According to the report, quartz surface and tile accounted for the largest market share.

The market for quartz surface and tile products is experiencing significant growth, driven by the significant growth in the construction sector, especially in emerging economies, where rapid urbanization is leading to an increased demand for durable and aesthetically pleasing materials. Quartz surfaces are known for their strength, low maintenance, and resistance to stains, scratches, and bacteria, making them a popular choice for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, and flooring. The hospitality sector is also contributing to this uptick, as hotels and restaurants opt for quartz to maintain a modern, upscale environment with long-lasting materials. Additionally, consumer preference for eco-friendly products is pushing manufacturers to produce quartz surfaces using sustainable practices, further boosting market appeal. Innovations in design and texture, such as the development of quartz products that mimic the appearance of natural stone, including marble, are also capturing consumer interest. Furthermore, advancements in digital printing technology allow for a wide range of customized designs, making quartz even more versatile. These market drivers collectively contribute to the expanding demand for quartz surface and tile products.

Breakup by End User:

  • Electronics and Semiconductor
  • Solar
  • Buildings and Construction
  • Optical Fiber and Telecommunication
  • Automotive
  • Others
     

Electronics and semiconductor account for the majority of the market share

A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the end user has also been provided in the report. This includes electronics and semiconductor, solar, buildings and construction, optical fiber and telecommunication, automotive, and others. According to the report, electronics and semiconductor accounted for the largest market share.

The electronics and semiconductors segment serves as a significant market driver for the quartz industry, due to the mineral's unique electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties. High-purity quartz is essential in the production of semiconductors, which are the backbone of various electronic devices, such as smartphones, computers, and IoT devices. Quartz's piezoelectric qualities make it vital in frequency control oscillators and resonators, crucial components for maintaining the timing and synchronization in electronic circuits. As we move into an era marked by technological advancements, including 5G connectivity and artificial intelligence, the demand for semiconductors—and by extension, high-purity quartz—is expected to rise. Moreover, the trend towards miniaturization of electronic components is pushing the limits of material science, and quartz's consistent properties make it a reliable choice for intricate semiconductor fabrication processes. With companies investing heavily in research and development to meet the growing demands for faster and more efficient electronic devices, the role of quartz in these applications becomes increasingly critical. Thus, the electronics and semiconductors sector continues to be a pivotal end-user, driving growth in the quartz industry.

Breakup by Region:

Quartz Market

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Others
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Others
  • Middle East and Africa
     

Asia Pacific exhibits a clear dominance, accounting for the largest quartz market share

The market research report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, Asia Pacific exhibited the largest segment.

The Asia-Pacific region is a significant market driver for the quartz industry, propelled by the region's rapid urbanization and industrialization, especially in countries, such as China and India. These developments have led to increased demand for construction materials, where quartz's durability and aesthetic appeal are highly valued. Along with this, the rise in infrastructure projects, both residential and commercial, is fuelling the consumption of quartz surfaces and tiles. Another critical driver is the robust growth in the electronics and semiconductor industry in countries such as South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan. These countries are global leaders in technology and heavily reliant on high-purity quartz for manufacturing semiconductors and electronic components.

In confluence with this, the automotive sector, increasingly moving towards electrification, is yet another industry contributing to quartz demand. Furthermore, the Asia-Pacific region is witnessing a rise in consumer spending power, translating into growing markets for luxury goods and household appliances that often incorporate quartz. Government initiatives to promote sustainable materials in construction and manufacturing also provide a conducive environment for the quartz industry.

Competitive Landscape:

The key players are actively engaged in various activities to meet the growing demands of this industry. These businesses are involved in the extraction, processing, and distribution of quartz, a versatile mineral widely used in various applications. One significant focus for companies in the quartz market is technological advancement. They are investing in research and development to improve the quality and characteristics of quartz products. This includes enhancing the purity, color consistency, and durability of quartz materials, making them more suitable for applications in both residential and commercial settings. Additionally, manufacturers are exploring sustainable practices in the quartz industry. With a growing emphasis on environmental consciousness, numerous businesses are adopting eco-friendly methods for quartz extraction and processing. This helps to reduce the ecological impact of their operations and aligns with the increasing demand for sustainable products. Furthermore, key players are expanding their distribution networks to reach a wider customer base. They are collaborating with distributors, retailers, and construction professionals to ensure that quartz products are readily available to consumers. This approach also contributes to the market.

The market research report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:

  • Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.
  • Caesarstone Ltd.
  • Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.
  • Heraeus Holding
  • Jiangsu Pacific Quartz Co. Ltd.
  • Kyocera Corporation
  • Momentive Technologies
  • Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co. Ltd.
  • Quality Quartz Engineering Inc. (Conax Technologies LLC)
  • Sibelco
  • The Quartz Corporation

Recent Developments:

  • In January 2023, Caesarstone Ltd. announced the debut of its multi-material surfaces line: Porcelain and Natural Stone will join the company's portfolio of Quartz and Outdoor Quartz.
  • In December 2022, Kyocera Corporation stated its intention to invest 1.3 trillion yen ($9.78 billion), or through March 2026, in new chip component manufacturing and the expansion of other areas of its capabilities.
  • In November 2022, Momentive Technologies reported that it has successfully acquired the crucibles division of CoorsTek. With the help of this purchase, Momentive Technologies is now able to offer a full range of crucible sizes to clients that fabricate semiconductor wafers and semiconductor wafers.

Quartz Market Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical Trends and Market Outlook, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
  • Product
  • End User
  • Region
Products Covered Quartz Surface and Tile, High-Purity Quartz, Quartz Glass, Quartz Crystal, Quartz Sand, Others
End Users Covered Electronics and Semiconductor, Solar, Buildings and Construction, Optical Fiber and Telecommunication, Automotive, Others
Regions Covered North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., Caesarstone Ltd., Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A., Heraeus Holding, Jiangsu Pacific Quartz Co. Ltd., Kyocera Corporation, Momentive Technologies, Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co. Ltd., Quality Quartz Engineering Inc. (Conax Technologies LLC), Sibelco, The Quartz Corporation, etc.
Customization Scope 10% Free Customization
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Delivery Format PDF and Excel through Email (We can also provide the editable version of the report in PPT/Word format on special request)

Key Benefits for Stakeholders:

  • IMARC’s industry report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the global quartz market from 2018-2032.
  • The research report provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the quartz market.
  • The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
  • Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the quartz industry and its attractiveness.
  • Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.

Key Questions Answered in This Report

The global quartz market was valued at US$ 7.6 Billion in 2023.

We expect the global quartz market to exhibit a CAGR of 5.23% during 2024-2032.

The rising demand for quartz to manufacture several electronic products, as it is durable, corrosion-resistant, highly tolerant to chemical and mineral weathering, etc., is primarily driving the global quartz market.

The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had led to the implementation of stringent lockdown regulations across several nations, resulting in the temporary closure of various end-use industries for quartz.

Based on the product, the global quartz market has been segregated into quartz surface and tile, high-purity quartz, quartz glass, quartz crystal, quartz sand, and others. Among these, quartz surface and tile currently holds the largest market share.

Based on the end user, the global quartz market can be bifurcated into electronics and semiconductor, solar, buildings and construction, optical fiber and telecommunication, automotive, and others. Currently, the electronics and semiconductor sector exhibits a clear dominance in the market.

On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa, where Asia-Pacific currently dominates the global market.

Some of the major players in the global quartz market include Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., Caesarstone Ltd., Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A., Heraeus Holding, Jiangsu Pacific Quartz Co. Ltd., Kyocera Corporation, Momentive Technologies, Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co. Ltd., Quality Quartz Engineering Inc. (Conax Technologies LLC), Sibelco, and The Quartz Corporation.

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