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Global Flame Retardants Chemicals Market 2016-2020

About Flame Retardants Chemicals

Flame retardant chemicals are added to flammable materials to offer resistance to ignition and for inhibiting or delaying combustion. Bromine, chlorine, phosphorus, aluminum, magnesium, melamine, antimony oxide, and boron are widely used for manufacturing flame retardants. Brominated and chlorinated flame retardants are grouped under halogen-containing flame retardants, while aluminum hydroxide and phosphorus-based flame retardants are grouped under nonhalogenated ones. Antimony oxide acts as a catalyst that enhances the flame retarding property of other flame retardants.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global flame retardants chemicals market to grow at a CAGR of 7.02% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global flame retardants chemicals market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report includes a detailed discussion of the major drivers influencing the market growth and the challenges faced by the vendors and the market as a whole.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Flame Retardants Chemicals Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • American Underwater Products
  • Aqua Lung
  • Cressi
  • Tabata
  • Wilderness Systems
Other prominent vendors
  • Clariant
  • DOW Chemical
  • Huber Engineered Materials
  • Italmatch Chemicals
  • LANXESS
  • Nabaltec
Market driver
  • Growth in major end-user industries.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Increasing raw material prices, decreasing demand.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing demand for nonhalogenated flame retardants.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Flame Retardants Chemicals Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global flame retardants chemicals market: American Underwater Products, Aqua Lung, Cressi, Tabata, and Wilderness Systems.

Other prominent vendors in the market are: Apollo Sports USA, AQUATEC - DUTON INDUSTRY, BAUER COMPRESSORS, Beuchat International, Billabong, Body Glove, Dive Rite, Johnson Outdoors, Mares, and Sherwood Scuba.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of latest trends in the market is growing demand for nonhalogenated flame retardants. Nonhalogenated flame retardants are nontoxic and environment-friendly. They are manufactured using phosphorus, nitrogen, metal hydroxides, magnesium hydroxides, and boron-based flame retardants. These chemicals are commonly used in plastics, rubber, and textile materials used in the construction, transportation, electricals and electronics, wires and cables, and textile industries.”

According to the report, one of the primary drivers in the market is rising demand for plastics. Flame retardant chemicals are added to plastics and polymers for delaying combustion in case of fire. Plastics are widely used in packaging, construction, electricals and electronics, automotive, and many other industries. The global market for plastics is growing significantly and will exceed $650 billion in terms of revenue and 340 million metric tons by volume in 2020. Among all the plastic additives, flame retardant chemicals have the highest growth potential and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during 2016-2020.

Further, the report states that one major challenge in the market is increasing raw material prices, decreasing demand. Flame retardant chemicals are made of bromine, chlorine, aluminum, phosphorus, magnesium, and others. The prices of raw material prices and transportation costs associated with the production and supply of these chemicals pose a significant challenge to the market growth. Established vendors in the market are forced to increase the price of their products to sustain in the competitive market and to offer products that comply with the international standards and regulations. Few end users may not buy the product due to elevated costs, thereby hindering the market growth.

Companies Mentioned

American Underwater Products, Aqua Lung, Cressi, Tabata, Wilderness Systems, Apollo Sports USA, AQUATEC - DUTON INDUSTRY, BAUER COMPRESSORS, Beuchat International, Billabong, Body Glove, Dive Rite, Johnson Outdoors, Mares, Sherwood Scuba.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by type
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by end user
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by geography
    • Top-vendor offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Overview
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast by revenue
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by revenue 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Market size and forecast by volume
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by volume 2015-2020 (millions of metric tons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by end user
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market by end user
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by end user
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market in building and construction segment
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market in building and construction segment 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market in electricals and electronics segment
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market in electricals and electronics segment 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market in textile segment
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market in textile segment 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market in transportation segment
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market in transportation segment 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
      • Table Global motor vehicle production 2015-2020 (millions of units)
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market in wires and cables segment 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market in other application segments
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market in other application segments 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
  • Market segmentation by types
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market by type
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by type
    • Global brominated flame retardant chemicals market
      • Table Global brominated flame retardant chemicals market 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Global chlorinated flame retardant chemicals market
      • Table Global chlorinated flame retardant chemicals market 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Global phosphorus-based flame retardant chemicals market
      • Table Global phosphorus-based flame retardant chemicals market 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Global aluminum hydroxide flame retardant chemicals market
      • Table Global aluminum hydroxide flame retardant chemicals market 2015-2020 (millions of metric tons)
    • Global antimony oxide flame retardant chemicals market
      • Table Global antimony oxide flame retardant chemicals market 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Global market for other flame retardant chemicals
      • Table Global market for other flame retardant chemicals 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global flame retardant chemicals market by region
      • Table Global flame retardant chemicals market by region
    • Flame retardant chemicals market in North America
      • Table Flame retardant chemicals market in North America 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Flame retardant chemicals market in Europe
      • Table Flame retardant chemicals market in Europe 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
    • Flame retardant chemicals market in APAC
      • Table Flame retardant chemicals market in APAC 2015-2020 (millions of metric tons)
    • Flame retardant chemicals market in ROW
      • Table Flame retardant chemicals market in ROW 2015-2020 (thousands of metric tons)
      • Table Light vehicle sales in Central and South America (millions of units)
  • Market drivers
    • Rising demand for plastics
    • Growth in major end-user industries
      • Table Global motor vehicle sales 2015-2020 (millions of units)
      • Table New aircraft deliveries 2015
      • Table Regional breakdown of wires and cables market 2015
    • Economic growth in APAC
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Increasing raw material prices, decreasing demand
    • Regulations regarding use of halogenated flame retardants
    • Processability drawback of nonhalogenated flame retardants
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growing demand for nonhalogenated flame retardants
    • Emergence of new chemicals
    • Introduction of new synergistic compounds
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors in flame retardant chemicals market
    • Albemarle
      • Table Albemarle: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
    • AkzoNobel
      • Table AkzoNobel: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table AkzoNobel: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • BASF
      • Table BASF: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Chemtura
    • Israel Chemicals
      • Table Israel Chemicals: Geographic segment by revenue 2015
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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