Additional InformationPress Release
TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018
TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Bioplastics Market: Arkema SA, BASF SE, NatureWorks, Novamont SpA and Plantic Technologies Ltd.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: BioMatera, Dow Chemical, EBM Biodegradable Materials, FKuR Kunststoff, Metabolix, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Perstorp, PHB Industrial, Solvay, Sphere and Zhejiang Hangzhou Xinfu Pharmaceutical.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “One of the major trends observed in the market is the presence of an alternative production technology. Market vendors are heavily investing in the use of algae for bioplastics production. The composition of algae contains a significant amount of oil, which helps in developing bioplastics. Several companies have adopted the use of algae as raw materials to manufacture bioplastics because of its wide availability.”
According to the report, the availability of a wide variety of feedstock for bioplastics is one of the major factors driving the market. The introduction of various renewable sources such as vegetable fat, vegetable oil, microbiota, and pea starch has widened the range of feedstock available for the production of bioplastics.
Further, the report states that the increase in the cost of production is one key challenge that the market faces. High installation costs and expensive feedstock increase the cost of production. Many vendors have incurred losses because of the non-competitive production cost of bioplastics.
Arkema,BASF,NatureWorks,Novamont,Plantic Technologies,BioMatera,Dow Chemical,EBM Biodegradable Materials,FKuR Kunststoff,Metabolix,Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings ,Perstorp,PHB Industrial,Solvay,Sphere,Zhejiang Hangzhou Xinfu Pharmaceutical
More General Plastics reports by TechNavio - Infiniti Research Ltd.
See all reports like this >>
Global Composite Market 2012-2016 by TechNavio - Infiniti Research Ltd.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Composite market to reach US$28.34 billion by 2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the ...
More Global General Plastics reports
Global Energy Chemicals and Oil Market from waste plastic - Recovery & Technologies - Recycled Plastics & Plastic Waste to Oil (Plastic Waste Products, Plastic Packaging Waste), Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2014 – 2020 by Occams Business Research & Consultancy
Global Energy Chemicals and Oil Market from waste plastic - Recovery & Technologies - Recycled Plastics & Plastic Waste to Oil (Plastic Waste Products, Plastic ...
Global Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer Industry by QYResearch Group
2015 Market Research Report on Global Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer Industry is a professional and deep research report in this field. For overview analysis, the report introduces ...
Masterbatch by Global Industry Analysts
MasterbatchThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Masterbatch in US$ Million and Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Automotive, Packaging, Construction, and Others. ...
See all reports like this >>
Industrial Thermal Insulation by Global Industry Analysts
Industrial Thermal InsulationThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Thermal Insulation in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Fibrous, Cellular, and Others. The ...