lime market in North America: 78% of growth will come from the United States | Growth, trends and forecasts (2022


the Lime market share in North America is expected to grow by 3.32 million MT from 2021 to 2026, at an accelerated CAGR of 3.61% according to recent Technavio market research. The report provides a detailed analysis of drivers and opportunities, top winning strategies, competitive scenario, future market trends, market size and estimates, and major investment pockets.

The United States will register the highest growth rate of 78% among other regions. However, the growth of the market in the United States will be slower than the growth of the market in Canada and Mexico.

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Overview of Suppliers-

The lime market in North America is concentrated and vendors are deploying organic and inorganic growth strategies to compete in the market.

  • Afrimat Ltd.- The Company operates through building materials, industrial minerals and bulk commodities business segments. The company offers lime-based products such as limestone.
  • Coordination Center Carmeuse SA- The company offers lime products for various industries such as steel, chemical, agriculture, glass, civil engineering, building materials, etc. Additionally, the company also provides lime products such as CALSAFE Lime Slurry.
  • Graymont Ltd- The company offers products for construction and agriculture. Additionally, the company also provides lime products such as high calcium quicklime.

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Regional Market Outlook

78% of the market growth will come from the United States during the forecast period. The United States is the main market for lime in North America. However, the growth of the market in the United States will be slower than the growth of the market in Canada and Mexico.

The significant increase in the production of steel and aluminum in the United States, driven by the increase in demand for these metals in the energy, automotive and construction sectors, will facilitate the growth of the lime market in the United States during the forecast period.

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Latest drivers and trends driving the market-

  • Lime market driver in North America:
    • Growing focus on wastewater recycling:

There are growing concerns about pollution caused by industries through harmful emissions and inadequate wastewater treatment. The government of countries like the United States, Canadaand Mexico imposes strict regulations on the disposal and recycling of industrial wastewater, which will fuel the demand for lime. For example. In 2018, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of significant funding for improving water treatment infrastructure in the United States through the Water Infrastructure Finance program. and Innovation Act (WIFIA). Rapid population growth, depletion of natural fresh water resources and many other factors will further boost the demand for lime which will positively impact the growth of the targeted market over the forecast period.

  • Lime Market Trend in North America:
    • Growing Popularity of Making Alkaline Paper:

Growing concerns about environmental pollution have led to the revival of alkaline-based papermaking, as it offers better energy efficiency and minimizes carbon footprint by recycling secondary fibers as well as reducing water consumption in the papermaking process. Suppliers such as Mineral Technologies are developing high-filler technologies to minimize fiber consumption in the manufacture of alkaline-based paper. These factors are expected to support the growth of the lime market in North America In the years to come.

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North America Lime Market Scope

Report cover


Page number


Year of reference


Forecast period


Growth momentum and CAGR

Accelerate at a CAGR of 3.61%

Market Growth 2022-2026

3.32 min MT

Market structure


Annual growth (%)


Regional analysis

United States, Canada and Mexico

Successful market contribution

United States at 78%

Main consumer countries


Competitive landscape

Leading companies, competitive strategies, scope of consumer engagement

Profiled companies

Afrimat Ltd., Carmeuse Coordination Center SA, Cheney Lime & Cement Co., Graymont Ltd., Lhoist Group, Linwood Mining & Minerals Corp., Minerals Technologies Inc., Mississippi Lime Co., Pete Lien & Sons Inc. and United States Lime and Minerals Inc.

Market dynamics

Parent Market Analysis, Market Growth Drivers and Barriers, Fast and Slow Growing Segment Analysis, Impact of COVID-19 and Future Consumer Dynamics, Market Condition Analysis for the Forecast Period,

Customization overview

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Market landscape

  • Market ecosystem
  • Value chain analysis

Market sizing

  • Market definition
  • Market segment analysis
  • Market size 2021
  • Market outlook: forecast for 2021 – 2026

Five forces analysis

  • The bargaining power of buyers
  • Bargaining power of suppliers
  • The threat of new entrants
  • The threat of substitutes
  • Threat of rivalry
  • Market state

Market segmentation by product

  • Market segments
  • Comparison by product
  • Hydrated Lime – Market size and forecast 2021-2026
  • Quicklime – Market size and forecast 2021-2026

Customer landscape

Geographic landscape

  • Geographic segmentation
  • Geographic comparison
  • United States – Market size and forecast 2021-2026
  • Canada – Market size and forecast 2021-2026
  • Mexico – Market size and forecast 2021-2026
  • Market Opportunity by Geography
  • Market factors
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends

Supplier Landscape

  • Overview
  • Landscape disturbance

Vendor analysis

  • Suppliers Covered
  • Positioning on the supplier market
  • Afrimat Ltd.
  • Carmeuse SA Coordination Center
  • Cheney Lime & Cement Co.
  • Graymont Ltd.
  • Lhoist Group
  • Linwood Mining & Minerals Corp.
  • Mineral Technologies Inc.
  • Mississippi Lime Co.
  • Pete Link & Sons Inc.
  • United States Lime and Minerals Inc.


  • Report scope
  • Currency conversion rates for the US dollar
  • Research methodology
  • Abreviations list

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