Top Companies in the Car Care Products Market

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Top Companies in the Car Care Products Market

The global car care products market reached US$ 10.4 Billion in 2021. Car care products assist in maintaining and cleaning vehicles that are regularly exposed to dust, gravel, sun rays, tree sap, deicing agents, bird droppings, and airborne contaminants. Some commonly used car care products include pads, cleaners, sprays, waxes, lubricants, polishes, acrylic foam, wire harness tape, roof stiffeners, finishing glazes, anti-aging moisturizing milk, and dust repellents. They aid in restoring the interiors, maintaining automotive finishes, cleaning the outer body, and protecting cars from sun rays and airborne contaminants. In recent years, car care products have gained immense popularity as they help extend life and add to the value of vehicles.

As per the analysis by IMARC Group, the top companies in the car care products industry are introducing eco-friendly product variants to expand their product portfolio and attract a wider customer base. They are also developing innovative cleaning products that maintain car seats, restore colors, and remove unpleasant odors and traces of nicotine. In addition, the leading manufacturers are launching novel car care products, such as powerful degreasers that can eliminate engine grease and dirt buildup on tires. They are also investing in the establishment of dedicated service stores that offer cleaning and maintenance services to car owners. Besides this, several key players are offering diversified product variants via online and offline organized retail channels to boost product sales. Other factors, including the launch of antimicrobial car care products, the rising adoption of aggressive marketing strategies and celebrity endorsements by manufacturers, and increasing merger and acquisition (M&A) activities, are also propelling the market growth. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market value to reach US$ 12.9 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 3.6% during 2022-2027.

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Top Companies Operating in the Global Car Care Products Market

1. 3M Company

Establishment: 1902  
Headquarters: Minnesota, the United States

3M Company manufactures and sells over 60,000 products, including cleaning supplies, films & sheeting, compounds and polishes, adhesives, consumer goods, electrical and electronic components, and advanced materials. It mainly serves the automotive, commercial solutions, consumer markets, design & construction, electronics, energy, government, health care, manufacturing, safety, and transportation industries. The company offers a wide range of auto care products for car enthusiasts, restorers, and do-it-yourselfers, including essential car care products, auto body fillers, adhesives, cleaners, waxes and polishes, vehicle films, sealants, abrasives, scratch removers, repair kits, headlight restorations, and tapes. 

2. Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG

Establishment: 1945
Headquarters: Künzelsau, Germany

Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG is a global leader in the development, manufacturing, and sales of assembly and fastening materials. The Group operates through two main divisions: the Würth Line and Allied Companies. The Würth Line has five international operating business units, including the Metal, Auto, Wood, Industry, and Construction divisions. The Auto Division offers various products ranging from consumables for repairs to chemical-technical products for maintenance, vehicle care, and bodywork under the passenger car and cargo branches. Currently, the company comprises over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and employs over 84,000 people worldwide.

3. Autoglym (The Altro Group plc)

Establishment: 1965
Headquarters: Hertfordshire, England

Autoglym is primarily engaged in the design, research, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of premium vehicle care products for global markets. It offers extensive product ranges covering all areas of expertise for retail, professional, and specialist users. 

4. BULLSONE Co. Ltd.

Establishment: 2001
Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea

BULLSONE Co. Ltd. is a leading auto care products manufacturer and supplier in Korea. As a total car care solutions provider, the company offers a full range of products, including engine, glass, surface, and air care products, with the nation’s only R&D laboratory dedicated to auto care. Its diverse product portfolio comprises water-repellent coatings, hybrid wipers, car diffusers, air cleaners and fresheners, engine oil, cushion, steering wheel cover, and engine flush. Some of its prominent brands include RainOK, Bullsoneshot, BULLSPOWER, G Tech, Crystal, Saladdin, Pola Family, Grasse, BalanceOn, and Air Theraphy. The company has branched into the global market by establishing a branch office in China in 2012, and with 22 countries’ partners, it provides customers with driving pleasure. 

5. Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Establishment: 1912
Headquarters: Illinois, the United States

Illinois Tool Works Inc. is a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader. It operates via seven business segments: Automotive OEM, Construction Products, Food Equipment, Polymers & Fluids, Specialty Products, Test & Measurement and Electronics, and Welding. Its Polymers & Fluids segment provides car care products, cleaners, lubricants, additives, engineered adhesives, sealants, coatings, and automotive wiper blades, for the general industry and the automotive aftermarket. The company sells these products under brand names, including Wynn’s, Black Magic, Devcon, LPS, Permatex, Rain-X, Slime, ROCOL, and Plexus.

6. Jopasu India Pvt. Ltd.

Establishment: 1996
Headquarters: Pune, India

Jopasu India Pvt. Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of world-class car care and auto detailing products. The company is engaged in manufacturing, application, research & development, and distribution to service OEMs, automakers, car washers, detailing centers, private labeling companies, and car owners. It has a broad product portfolio comprising cleaners, paints & coatings, headlight and windshield restoration, ceramic coating, plastic care, leather care, glass & mirrors, fresheners & counteractants, dusters, microfiber, rubbing and polishing pads, and shield masks. 

7. Simoniz USA Inc.

Establishment: 1911
Headquarters: Connecticut, the United States

Simoniz USA Inc. manufactures industry-leading cleaning and protection products for auto dealerships, professional car washes, and professional housekeeping and building maintenance service providers. Its extensive product portfolio consists of diamond plates, ceramic sealant, hot wax and shine, tire shine, car wash products, specialized surface enhancement products, floor finishes, disinfectants, all-purpose cleaners, waxes, and car wash equipment.

8. SOFT99 Corporation

Establishment: 1954
Headquarters: Osaka, Japan

SOFT99 Corporation is involved in the manufacturing and sales of chemical products for auto and home care. It mainly operates in four main businesses, namely Fine Chemicals, Porous Materials, Services, and Real Estate. It has a broad product portfolio comprising wax coatings, polish, cleaners, shampoo, in-car care supplies, car wash equipment, glass water repellents, DIY repair paint, chemical products, synthetic snow tire chain, air freshener, eyeglass cleaners, and home care products.

9. Sonax GmbH

Establishment: 1950
Headquarters: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

Sonax GmbH is a German pioneer in premium car care, cleaning, and surface preservation. The company operates via six business segments: Car Care, Detailing, Additives, Commercial Vehicles, Car Wash, and Bike. It offers a wide range of products, including shampoo concentrate, water spot remover, wheel cleaner, tar and adhesive remover, leather care foam, plastic protectant exterior, rubber protectant, ceramic spray coating, glass polish, paint finish, windscreen washer system, professional accessories, and car wash products. 

10. Tetrosyl Ltd.

Establishment: 1954
Headquarters: Lancashire, England

Tetrosyl Ltd. is the leading manufacturer and supplier of car care products in Europe and is the UK’s largest independent oil blender extending its global reach to 100 countries. Its product portfolio includes valeting, winter, crash repair, automotive parts, paint, and home improvement range. Under its car care division, the company offers industry-leading car care products, such as waxes, detailers, scratch removers, technical restoration products, antifreeze, coolant, wheel cleaner, super gloss, air fresheners, degreasers, and multi-purpose cleaners. Tetrosyl sells its products under the CarPlan, T-Cut, Triplewax, and Wonder Wheels brands. 

11. Turtle Wax, Inc.

Establishment: 1946
Headquarters: Illinois, the United States

Turtle Wax, Inc. manufactures and sells innovative detailing and car care products. It has a diverse product portfolio comprising spray wax, compounds, heavy-duty cleaners, scratch removers, coatings, sealants, tire cleaners, tire shine coatings, disinfectants, leather cleaners and conditioners, carpet care, bug removers, car scent, smoke eliminators, headlight restoration, and accessories. Currently, the company distributes its products in more than 120 countries across the globe.

About Author:

Aditi Kumar 

Senior Content Writer at IMARC Services Private Limited  

Aditi is a content writer and editor at IMARC Services Private Limited with over two years of experience in market research, covering diverse sectors from information technology to healthcare, automotive, oil and gas, food and beverage, and electronics. She actively works on numerous predictive and exploratory research projects and has hands-on experience analyzing and writing about macro and micro markets. Besides writing, Aditi loves baking and reading novels.

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