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Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018

81 Pages TechNavio - Infiniti Research Ltd. October 22, 2014 SKU: INF5366230

Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018

About Bioplastics

Bioplastics are a type a biodegradable plastic derived from renewable sources such as vegetable oil, potatoes, rice, tapioca, pea starch, corn starch, wheat and other grains, sugar cane, and cellulose from wood strands. They are also known as organic plastics because they are derived from sustainable sources. There are different types of bioplastics: polymers that are directly extracted from biomass and processed; polymers that are made of bio-based precursors (polylactic acid or PLA); and polymers by bacteria (PHA and PHBs). Bioplastics are different from conventional plastics and can be used in the manufacturing of various products such as tools, bags, beds, furniture, carpets, films, bottles, cups, and other packaging materials. Further, they can reduce CO2 emissions by 30-70 percent in comparison with conventional plastics.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Bioplastics market to grow at a CAGR of 22.4 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report

The Global Bioplastics market can be segmented into five segments: Packaging and Consumer Goods, Horticulture and Agriculture, Medical Application, Automotive and Electronics, and Others.

TechNavio's report, Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Bioplastics market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.Key Regions
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Key Vendors
  • Arkema
  • BASF
  • NatureWorks
  • Novamont
  • Plantic Technologies
Other Prominent Vendors
  • BioMatera
  • Dow Chemical
  • EBM Biodegradable Materials
  • FKuR Kunststoff
  • Metabolix
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings
  • Perstorp
  • PHB Industrial
  • Solvay
  • Sphere
  • Zhejiang Hangzhou Xinfu Pharmaceutical
Market Driver
  • Availability of Wide Variety of Feedstock for Bioplastics
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Challenge
  • Increase in Cost of Production
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Trend
  • Alternative Production Technology
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key Questions Answered in this Report
  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018

TechNavio - Infiniti Research Ltd.
October 22, 2014

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