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Growth Opportunities for Bio-based Chemicals and Materials in Europe and North America, 2017

Growth Opportunities for Bio-based Chemicals and Materials in Europe and North America, 2017

This research analyzes the penetration of bio-based chemicals and materials in three main applications that include paints and coatings, plastics, and adhesives and sealants. The study, therefore, has three segments - bio-based paints and coatings, bio-based plastics, and bio-based adhesives and sealants. The deliverable covers North America and Europe as key regions and provides insights on how various bio-based materials have penetrated into these two regions. It analyzes the current market size in terms of volumes and revenues based on the average prices of products in the marketplace. It also provides a 7-year forecast based on the expected CAGR at which the respective application segments are likely to grow. The study bases the forecast on the various drivers and restraints along with regional, product, and technology trends in the marketplace. In addition to this, the market also analyzes the key market participants and the key competitive factors that are critical for participants to gain a strong foothold in the market. The study extensively analyzes the different segments in terms of key applications where bio-based materials are being used and have future potential to grow. Key chemistries used in each of these bio-based chemicals and materials segments have been analyzed. In order to assess the current size of the bio-based chemicals and materials and to evaluate the future potential, key growth opportunities and restraining factors are taken into consideration. Price variations and factors impacting prices of bio-based chemicals and materials across each segment have been analyzed in the report. Regional dynamics that capture the opportunities for bio-based chemicals and materials in various countries has been dealt in the report, and this will help the reader understand the future growth markets for specific applications. The various chemistries that are used across various application segments are also analyzed extensively based on their adoption levels.

Research Scope
Key application segments analyzed in the study are as follows:
Automotive and Transportation (A&T)
Building and Construction (B&C)
Paper and Packaging
Consumer Goods
*Others
*Others include textiles, agriculture and horticulture, electrical works, and medical applications.

Key Issues Addressed
Is the market growing, how long will it continue to grow, and at what rate?
What are the key applications for bio-based chemicals and materials?
What are the key geographic regions that present opportunities for bio-based chemicals and materials?
What are the key chemistries used in bio-based paints and coatings, bio-based plastics, and bio-based adhesives and sealants?
Who are the key market participants in the North American and European bio-based chemicals and materials market?
Is the market fragmented or consolidated?


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Definitions-Geographic Scope
    • Market Overview and Introductions
    • Market Trends
    • Product and Technology Trends
    • Material and Other Trends
    • Market Standards
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Value Chain Analysis
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market: Market Engineering Measurements, NA and EU, 2017
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market: Average Price of Bio-based Chemicals and Materials, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
    • Mergers and Acquisitions-Snapshot
    • Product Matrix
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Tapping Market Opportunities
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Achieving Ideal Cost Performance Index
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Life Cycle Assessment of Products
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Mega Trends and Industry Convergence Implications
    • Mega Trend Impact on Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Industry
    • Impact of Mega Trends on the Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market
    • Mega Trends Explained
  • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective on the Bio-based Chemicals and Materials Market
    • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective
  • Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment Breakdown
    • Key Findings
    • Segment Overview and Introduction
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, NA and EU, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: Revenue Forecast, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: Average Price of Bio-based Paints and Coatings, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Analysis by Chemistry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Applications
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Applications, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Application
      • Table Bio-based Paints and Coatings Segment: CAGR for Applications, NA and EU, 2017-2024
    • Competitive Environment
  • Bio-based Plastics Segment Breakdown
    • Key findings
    • Segment Overview and Introduction
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, NA and EU, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: Revenue Forecast, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: Average Price of bio-based Plastics, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Analysis by Chemistry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Application
      • Table Bio-based Plastics Segment: CAGR for Applications, NA and EU, 2017-2024
    • Competitive Environment
  • Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment Breakdown
    • Key Findings
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • Segment Overview and Introduction
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, NA and EU, 2017
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: Revenue Forecast, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: Average Price of Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Analysis by Chemistry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application, NA and EU, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Application
      • Table Bio-based Adhesives and Sealants Segment: CAGR for Applications, NA and EU, 2017-2024
    • Competitive Environment
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms Used

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