Antimicrobial Plastics Market by Type and Geography - Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Antimicrobial Plastics Market by Type and Geography - Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Global Antimicrobial Plastics Market: About this market

Technavio’s antimicrobial plastics market analysis considers sales from commodity plastics, engineering plastics, and high-performance plastics types. Our analysis also considers the sales of antimicrobial plastics in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA. In 2018, the commodity plastics segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as the growing demand for rigid plastic packaging will play a significant role in the commodity plastics segment to maintain its market position. Also, our antimicrobial plastics market report looks at factors such as the increasing demand from the healthcare sector, rising demand for packaged food and beverages, and growing industrialization and economic growth in emerging economies. However, environmental concerns related to plastic waste and volatility in raw material prices may hamper the growth of the antimicrobial plastics industry over the forecast period.

Global Antimicrobial Plastics Market: Overview

Increasing demand for packaged food and beverages

Food and beverage manufacturers prefer food packaging solutions that preserve food items and has a low amount of artificial preservatives. Hence, they are increasingly adopting new packaging methods and advanced packaging materials, such as antimicrobial plastics.  Antimicrobial plastic packaging films exhibit properties such as chemical resistance, high tensile strength, durability, gas and aroma barrier, and resistance to humidity and heat. Also, they are increasingly used in the food and beverages sectors because they minimize the overall weight of the packaging. This demand for packaged food and beverages will lead to the expansion of the global antimicrobial plastics market at a CAGR of over 7% during the forecast period.

Increasing adoption of bio-based antimicrobial plastics

There is an increase in the demand for biodegradable plastic products such as bio-based antimicrobial plastics. The growing environmental concerns, government regulations, and rising need for waste management have boosted the demand for biopolymer-based antimicrobial plastics. Bio-based antimicrobial plastics are made from biomass comprising of materials, such as corn, wheat, and sugarcane. These materials can significantly reduce emissions and the overall carbon footprint. In addition, the bio-based antimicrobial plastics is witnessing growth due to the rising need for waste management. Corporates are also producing eco-friendly initiatives that are encouraging the use of bio-based antimicrobial plastics. This is expected to have a positive impact on the overall market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global antimicrobial plastics market during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of a few major players, the global antimicrobial plastics market is concentrated. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of few leading antimicrobial plastics manufacturers, that include BASF SE, Bayer AG, Clariant International Ltd., DuPont de Nemours Inc., Highland Plastics Inc., King Plastic Corp., Lonza Group Ltd., Parx Plastics NV, PolyOne Corp., and Teknor Apex Co. Inc.

Also, the antimicrobial plastics market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
      • Table Vendor: key offerings
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global specialty chemicals market
      • Table Segments of global specialty chemicals market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Table Type - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by type
      • Table Comparison by type
    • Commodity plastics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Commodity plastics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table Commodity plastics - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Engineering plastics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Engineering plastics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table Engineering plastics - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • High-performance plastics - Market size and forecast 2018- 2023
      • Table High-performance plastics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table High-performance plastics - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by type
      • Table Market opportunity by type
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ billions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Crude oil prices 2010-2018 ($ per barrel)
      • Table Exports of goods and services from China (% of GDP) 2006-2017
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increasing demand from e-commerce market
    • Increasing adoption of bio-based antimicrobial plastics
    • Increasing focus toward recycling to reduce plastic waste
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • BASF SE
      • Table BASF SE - Vendor overview
      • Table BASF SE - Business segments
      • Table BASF SE - Organizational developments
      • Table BASF SE - Geographic focus
      • Table BASF SE - Segment focus
      • Table BASF SE - Key offerings
    • Bayer AG
      • Table Bayer AG - Vendor overview
      • Table Bayer AG - Business segments
      • Table Bayer AG - Organizational developments
      • Table Bayer AG - Geographic focus
      • Table Bayer AG - Segment focus
      • Table Bayer AG - Key offerings
    • Clariant International Ltd.
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Geographic focus
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Segment focus
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Key offerings
    • DuPont de Nemours Inc.
      • Table DuPont de Nemours Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table DuPont de Nemours Inc. - Business segments
      • Table DuPont de Nemours Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table DuPont de Nemours Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table DuPont de Nemours Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table DuPont de Nemours Inc. - Key offerings
    • Highland Plastics Inc.
      • Table Highland Plastics Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Highland Plastics Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Highland Plastics Inc. - Key offerings
    • King Plastic Corp.
      • Table King Plastic Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table King Plastic Corp. - Business segments
      • Table King Plastic Corp. - Key offerings
    • Lonza Group Ltd.
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Geographic focus
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Segment focus
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Parx Plastics NV
      • Table Parx Plastics NV - Vendor overview
      • Table Parx Plastics NV - Key offerings
    • PolyOne Corp.
      • Table PolyOne Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table PolyOne Corp. - Business segments
      • Table PolyOne Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table PolyOne Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table PolyOne Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table PolyOne Corp. - Key offerings
    • Teknor Apex Co. Inc.
      • Table Teknor Apex Co. Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Teknor Apex Co. Inc. - Product segments
      • Table Teknor Apex Co. Inc. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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