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Super Absorbent Polymer Market by Type (Sodium Polyacrylate, Polyacrylate/Polyacrylamide Copolymer , and Others), by Application (Personal Care , Agriculture, Medical, Industrial and Others ), by Region - Trends & Forecasts to 2020

Super Absorbent Polymer Market by Type (Sodium Polyacrylate, Polyacrylate/Polyacrylamide Copolymer , and Others), by Application (Personal Care , Agriculture, Medical, Industrial and Others ), by Region - Trends & Forecasts to 2020

“The usage of the thinner diapers is driving the consumption Sap market“

The global SAP market is projected to reach USD 7.96 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 7.6% between 2015 and 2020. Growing technological advancement globally is one of the key reasons for the growth of the SAP market. The already established personal care market in the developed nations also hinders the growth of this market. Asia-Pacific accounts for almost more than half of the global SAP market owing to the rising investments by foreign companies, growing production facilities, and rise in living standards of people.

“Personal Care, the major market for SAP”
Personal care is the major application for the SAP market. Super Absorbent Polymers (SAPs) are primarily used as absorbents for water and aqueous solutions in diapers, adult incontinence products, feminine hygiene products, and similar applications. The market for diaper is the largest end application for super absorbent polymer and hence driving the demand of the polymer in the recent years

“Agriculture, the fastest-growing market for SAP”

The agricultural industry is the biggest market for SAP .The use of super absorbent polymers (SAP) is an established water conservation technique in agriculture and is widely used in different parts of the world. The growing population and increased demand for food in developing nations are the key factors driving the demand for the SAP market in agriculture application. The important application areas of agricultural SAP can broadly be categorized into gardening, horticulture, forestry, lawns, play grounds, and golf-course.

This study has been validated through primaries conducted with various industry experts globally. These primary sources have been divided under three categories: company, designation, and region.
By Company Type- Tier 1- 34%, Tier 2- 33% and Tier 3- 33%
By Designation- C Level- 12%, Director Level- 25% and Others- 63%
By Region- North America- 12%, Europe- 12%, Asia-Pacific- 63%, and RoW- 13%
The report also provides company profiles and competitive strategies adopted by the major market players, such as BASF SE (Germany), Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd (Japan), and Evonik Industries AG.(Germany) among others.

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:
1. This report segments the SAP market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue for the overall market and the subsegments across the different verticals and regions.
2. The report helps stakeholders to understand the pulse of the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
3. This report will help stakeholders to better understand the competitor and gain more insights about the business. The competitive landscape section includes competitor ecosystem, new product developments, partnerships, mergers and acquisitions.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
      • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SAP MARKET
    • SAP MARKET - TOP-3 END-USERS
    • SAP MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
    • SAP MARKET, BY END-USER & REGION
    • SAP MARKET: DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING NATIONS
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TYPE
      • BY END-USER
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • WINNING IMPERATIVES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    • RAW MATERIAL ANALYSIS
      • RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERS LIST
    • PRICING ANALYSIS
  • SAP MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SAP MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SAP MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • SODIUM POLYACRYLATE
      • Table SODIUM POLYACRYLATE SAP MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SODIUM POLYACRYLATE SAP MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • POLYACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER
      • Table POLYACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER SAP MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table POLYACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER SAP MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • OTHERS
      • Table OTHER SAP MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHER SAP MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • PERSONAL CARE
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN PERSONAL CARE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN PERSONAL CARE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • MEDICAL
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN MEDICAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN MEDICAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • AGRICULTURE
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN AGRICULTURE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • INDUSTRIAL
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • OTHERS
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SUPER ABSORBENT POLYMERS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • SAP MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table SAP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SAP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
        • Table AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.K.: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • TURKEY
        • Table TURKEY: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table TURKEY: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • SOUTH AFRICA
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • UAE
        • Table UAE: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table UAE: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • EGYPT
        • Table EGYPT: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table EGYPT: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • SAUDI ARABIA
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS: SAP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • EXPANSIONS: THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY ADOPTED BY COMPANIES
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES (2011-2015)
      • EXPANSIONS
        • Table EXPANSIONS (2011-2015)
      • PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND INVESTMENTS
        • Table PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND INVESTMENTS (2011-2015)
      • JOINT VENTURES
        • Table JOINT VENTURES (2011-2015)
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • BASF SE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
        • Table PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • KAO CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • FORMOSA PLASTICS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • LG CHEM LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SDP GLOBAL CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SONGWON INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • YIXING DANSON TECHNOLOGY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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