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Specialty Oleochemicals Market in the US 2017-2021

Specialty Oleochemicals Market in the US 2017-2021

About Specialty Oleochemicals

Oleochemicals are produced from animal and plant fats. These feedstocks are renewable and safe for the environment. Thus, oleochemicals are gaining prominence over their petroleum-based counterparts. They have the same functions as petroleum-based chemicals, but advantageous in terms of biodegradability. Specialty oleochemicals are used for specific applications in various industries including cosmetics, industrial, paints and coatings, food processing, polymers, plastics, additives, and others. For instance, glycerides and fatty acids are used mainly in paints and coatings.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the specialty oleochemicals market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 4.54% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the specialty oleochemicals market in the US for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

Technavio's report, Specialty Oleochemicals Market in the US 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

  • Emery Oleochemicals
  • Evonik Industries
  • Kao Corporation
  • Vantage Specialty Chemicals
  • Wilmar International
Other prominent vendors
  • Amyris
  • Cailà & Parés
  • Cargill
  • Croda International
  • Evyap-Oleo
  • Godrej Industries(Chemicals)
  • P&G Chemicals
  • PMC Group
  • Prod'Hyg
Market driver
  • Increase in the use of bio-based feedstocks in products
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Storage and transportation of vegetable oils and animal fats
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Development of new products and applications through oleochemicals
  • 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 – Specialty Oleochemicals Market in the US 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the specialty oleochemicals market in the US: Emery Oleochemicals, Evonik Industries, Kao Corporation, Vantage Specialty Chemicals, and Wilmar International.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Amyris, Cailà & Parés, Cargill, Croda International, Evyap-Oleo, Godrej Industries, P&G Chemicals, PMC Group, and Prod'Hyg.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is development of new products and applications through oleochemicals. The need for sustainable products and government regulations are driving the development of new products. Traditionally, oleochemicals were used for various application such as surfactants, personal care products, and food additives. Some of the new applications are bio-lubricants, biopolymers, and bio-surfactants.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is increase in the use of bio-based feedstocks in products. Oleochemicals are used as an analog for petrochemicals, as they have the same functions. Consumers are becoming more aware of the health hazards regarding the use of fossil fuels and changing their attitude towards purchasing products. They prefer the use of safer and renewable ingredients in the products they use, especially the ones they consume or apply. This attitude has been driven by the adverse effects of petrochemical feedstock that contain carcinogenic substances such as 1,4-dioxane.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is storage and transportation of vegetable oils and animal fats. Vegetable oils and animal fats are the major raw materials used in the production of oleochemicals. The US EPA has set regulations for their storage and transportation, which must be met by the producers of oleochemicals, vegetable oils, and animal fats. These are regulated under 40 CFR 112. This regulation has the same requirements for petroleum and non-petroleum oils as they share similar physical properties. The major problem is the spilling of vegetable oils and animal fats that can form a coating on animals and plants.

Companies Mentioned

Emery Oleochemicals, Evonik Industries, Kao Corporation, Vantage Specialty Chemicals, and Wilmar International, Amyris, Cailà & Parés, Cargill, Croda International, Evyap-Oleo, Godrej Industries, P&G Chemicals, PMC Group, and Prod'Hyg.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Feedstocks used in production of oleochemicals
      • Table Value chain in oleochemical market
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Market segmentation based on application and products
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US 2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Overview: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US by product type
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US by product type 2016
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US by product type 2021
    • Specialty esters market in the US
      • Table Specialty esters market in the US 2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty esters market in the US 2016-2021
    • Glycerol esters market in the US
      • Table Glycerol esters market in the US 2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Glycerol esters market in the US 2016-2021
    • Alkoxylates market in the US
      • Table Alkoxylates market in the US 2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Alkoxylates market in the US 2016-2021
    • Fatty amines market in the US
      • Table Fatty amines market in the US 2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Fatty amines market in the US 2016-2021
    • Fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) market in the US
      • Table FAME market in the US 2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: FAME market in the US 2016-2021
    • Other specialty oleochemicals market in the US
      • Table Other specialty oleochemicals market in the US 2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Other specialty oleochemicals market in the US 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Overview: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US by application
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US by application 2016
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US by application 2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for industrial sector
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for industrial sector 2016 and 2021 (kilometric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for industrial sector2016-2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for personal care and cosmetics sector
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for personal care and cosmetics sector2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for personal care andcosmetics sector 2016-2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for paints and ink sector
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for paints and ink sector 2016 and 2021(kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for paints and ink sector2016-2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for food processing
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for food processing sector 2016 and 2021(kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for food processingsector 2016-2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for consumers goods sector
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for consumers goods sector 2016 and2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US consumers goods sector2016-2021
      • Table Segmentation of consumer goods in the US 2016
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for healthcare and pharmaceutical sector
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for healthcare & pharmaceuticals sector2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for healthcare andpharmaceuticals sector 2016-2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for textiles sector
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for textiles sector 2016 and 2021 (kilometric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for textiles sector 2016-2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for polymers and plastics additives sector
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for polymers and plastics additives sector2016 and 2021 (kilo metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for polymers and plasticsadditives sector 2016-2021
    • Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for other sectors
      • Table Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for other sectors 2016 and 2021 (kilometric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Specialty oleochemicals market in the US for other sectors 2016-2021
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Efforts toward reducing VOC
      • Table Standards for regulating VOC in the US
    • Development of new products and applications through oleochemicals
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Emery Oleochemicals
      • Table Emery Oleochemicals: Business units
      • Table Market segments in OleoBasics
    • Evonik Industries
      • Table Evonik Industries: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Evonik Industries: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Kao Corporation
      • Table Kao Corporation: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Kao Corporation: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Vantage Specialty Chemicals
      • Table Vantage Specialty Chemicals: Business units
    • Wilmar International
      • Table Wilmar International: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Wilmar International: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Wilmar International: Oleochemical plant location 2016
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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