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Global Plastic Additives Market 2017-2021

Global Plastic Additives Market 2017-2021

About Plastic Additives

Plastic additives are the materials or agents added to the plastic to improve, retain, or modify the properties of the plastic. Plastic additives improve processing conditions, stability, curb surface tension, control blocking, protect from getting oxidized, ensure resistance from flames, and provide the required stability to the final product. Plastics cannot work without additives. With the help of additives, plastics can be made safer, cleaner, tougher, and colorful.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global plastic additives market to grow at a CAGR of 5.06% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global plastic additives market for 2017-2021. The report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Plastic Additives Market 2017-2021, 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
  • BASF
  • Clariant
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Evonik Industries
  • ExxonMobil
  • LANXESS
  • Mitsui Chemicals
Other prominent vendors
  • Adeka Corporation
  • AkzoNobel
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • Baerlocher Group
  • Emerald Performance Materials
  • Grafe Advanced Polymers
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Milliken
  • PolyOne
  • Sabo
  • Sakai Chemical Industry
  • Songwon
Market driver
  • Rising demand from the automotive segment
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Ban of phthalates plasticizers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing demand for bio-based plasticizers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Plastic Additives Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global plastic additives market: BASF, Clariant, The Dow Chemical Company, Evonik Industries, ExxonMobil, LANXESS, and Mitsui Chemicals.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Adeka Corporation, AkzoNobel, Albemarle Corporation, Baerlocher Group, Emerald Performance Materials, Grafe Advanced Polymers, Kaneka Corporation, Milliken, PolyOne, Sabo, Sakai Chemical Industry, and Songwon.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is increasing demand for bio-based plasticizers. Petrochemical based-plasticizers, such as phthalates, are crucial in the manufacture of plastics, especially PVC. Phthalates-based plasticizers dominate the worldwide plasticizer market. The rising stringent environmental regulation and increasing health concern associated with the application of plasticizers are inspiring the demand for bio-plasticizers globally.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is rising demand from the automotive segment. The size of the plastic additives market is likely to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period owing to the increasing demand from the automotive sector, which is likely to be the major driver for the plasticizer market in the future. Plastic additives aid and increase the plasticity and viscosity of materials and are generally mixed with PVC and other polymers to enhance unique properties. The expanding automotive industry and the rising demand for PVC products in automotive products are likely to boost the market in the coming years.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is ban of phthalates plasticizers. Plastic additives are the major business for the specialty chemicals industry. Plasticizers are the largest segment in the plastic additives market. However, with the recent ban on the use of phthalates, the plasticizers market is facing a hindrance in growth. The plastic industry has been ordered to stop the use of flexible PVC because of the potentially adverse effect on the human reproductive system. The increasing awareness of the safety and environment in regard to the application of phthalates are leading to the rising demand for non-phthalates.

Companies Mentioned

BASF, Clariant, The Dow Chemical Company, Evonik Industries, ExxonMobil, LANXESS, and Mitsui Chemicals, Adeka Corporation, AkzoNobel, Albemarle Corporation, Baerlocher Group, Emerald Performance Materials, Grafe Advanced Polymers, Kaneka Corporation, Milliken, PolyOne, Sabo, Sakai Chemical Industry, and Songwon.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Plastic additive types
  • Market landscape
    • Table Global plastic additive market by type
    • Table Global plastic additives market by geography
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global plastic additives market 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global plastic additives market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global plastic additives market by type
      • Table Global plastic additives market by type 2016
      • Table Global plastic additives market by type 2021
    • Global plastic additives market by modifiers
      • Table Global plastic additives market by modifiers 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global plastic additives market by modifiers 2016-2021
      • Table Classification of modifiers
      • Table List of materials used in modifiers
    • Global plastic additives market by stabilizers
      • Table Global plastic additives market by stabilizers 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global plastic additives market by stabilizers 2016-2021
      • Table Classification of stabilizers
      • Table List of materials used in stabilizers
    • Global plastic additives market by extenders
      • Table Global plastic additives market by extenders 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global plastic additives market by extenders 2016-2021
      • Table Classification of extenders
      • Table List of materials used in extenders
    • Global plastic additives market by processing aids
      • Table Global plastic additives market by processing aids 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global plastic additives market by processing aids 2016-2021
      • Table Classification of processing aids
      • Table List of materials used in processing aids
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global plasticizers market by geography
      • Table Global plastic additives market by geography 2016
      • Table Global plastic additives market by geography 2021
    • Plastic additives market in APAC
      • Table Plastic additives market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Plastic additives market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Plastic additives market in EMEA
      • Table Plastic additives market in EMEA 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Plastic additives market in EMEA 2016-2021
    • Plastic additives market in Americas
      • Table Plastic additives market in Americas 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast: Plastic additives market in Americas 2016-2021
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increasing demand for bio-based plasticizers
    • Use of plastic waste for bitumen replacement
    • Increasing backward integration by major players
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitor Scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • BASF
      • Table BASF: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table BASF: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Clariant
      • Table Clariant: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Clariant: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • The Dow Chemical Company
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Evonik Industries
      • Table Evonik Industries: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Evonik Industries: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • ExxonMobil
      • Table ExxonMobil: Business segmentation by revenue in 2016
      • Table ExxonMobil: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • LANXESS
      • Table LANXESS: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table LANXESS: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Mitsui Chemicals
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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