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Global Polylactic Acid Market by Application (Packaging, Fibers, Injection Molding, Others), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, RoW) - Analysis and Forecast to 2019

The report covers the global polylactic acid (PLA) market segmented on the basis of application and geography. The market data is provided with respect to volume (Kilotons) and value (USD million). The global PLA market was valued at $304.9 million in 2014, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 22.8% from 2014 to 2019. The data mentioned in the report are based on the global demand for PLA.

The total market for global PLA market has been analyzed based on the current proceedings in the industry at the commercial level. The study provides the value chain analysis with respect to PLA raw materials, manufacturers, and end-users. The value chain describes the key contributors to the materials market at different stages from product development to end use. It also highlights the top players which are contributing to the growth of global PLA market.

The applications covered in the report include packaging, fibers, injection molding, and others. The packaging segment dominated this market, having accounted for a share of 54.6% in 2014. Among regions, North America dominated the global PLA market in terms of volume in 2014, having accounted for a share of 46.3%. This high share is attributed to the rising demand of PLA in various industries, such as building & construction, food packaging, and others.

Different companies operating in this market are also profiled in the report. The key companies in this market are NatureWorks LLC (U.S.), Teijin Limited (Japan), BASF SE (Germany), Corbion N.V. (Netherlands), Synbra Technology B.V. (Netherlands), Nantong Jiuding Biological Engineering Co., Ltd. (China), Sulzer AG (Switzerland), ThyssenKrupp AG (Germany), Futerro (Belgium), and The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.). The report also presents a competitive landscape of the market, covering different strategies and developments such as mergers & acquisitions, expansions, and agreements undertaken by the leading market players in recent years.

Investments in expansion of plant capacities, followed by joint ventures and collaborations were the most preferred strategies adopted by the top players in 2012 & 2014.

Scope of the Report

The global polylactic market has been covered in detail in this report. In order to provide an all-round picture, the current market demand and forecasts have also been included.
On the Basis of Applications:
Packaging
Fibers
Injection Molding
Others

On the Basis of Geography:
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
RoW


1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives Of The Study
1.2 Market Segmentation & Coverage
1.3 Stakeholders
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Integrated Ecosystem Of The Global Polylactic Acid Market
2.2 Arriving At The Polylactic Acid Market Size
2.2.1 Top-down Approach
2.2.2 Bottom-up Approach
2.2.3 Demand Side Approach
2.3 Assumptions
3 Executive Summary
4 Market Overview
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Comparison With Parent Market
4.3 Market Drivers And Inhibitors
4.4 Key Market Dynamics
4.5 Demand Side Analysis
5 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Packaging, By Geography
5.3 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Fibers, By Geography
5.4 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Injection Molding, By Geography
6 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Geography
6.1 Introduction
6.2 North America Polylactic Acid Market
6.3 Europe Polylactic Acid Market
6.4 Asia-pacific Polylactic Acid Market
6.5 Row Polylactic Acid Market
7 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Competitive Landscape
7.1 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Company Share Analysis
7.2 Company Presence In Polylactic Acid Market, By Geography
7.3 Collaborations
7.4 Expansions
7.5 Agreements
8 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Company
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments)*
8.1 Natureworks Llc
8.2 Teijin Limited
8.3 Basf Se
8.4 Corbion N.V.
8.5 Synbra Technology B.V.
8.6 Nantong Jiuding Biological Engineering Co., Ltd.
8.7 Sulzer Ag
8.8 Thyssenkrupp Ag
8.9 Futerro
8.10 The Dow Chemical Company
*Details On Overview, Financials, Product & Services, Strategy, And Developments Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Company
9 Appendix
9.1 Customization Options
9.1.1 Technical Analysis
9.1.2 Low-cost Sourcing Locations
9.1.3 Regulatory Framework
9.1.4 Impact Analysis
9.1.5 Trade Analysis
9.2 Related Reports
9.3 Introducing Rt: Real Time Market Intelligence
9.3.1 Rt Snapshots
List Of Tables
Table 1 Global Polylactic Acid Peer Market Size, 2014 (Usd Mn)
Table 2 Global Polylactic Acid Application Market, 2014 (Kt)
Table 3 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Comparison With Parent Market,
2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 4 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Comparison With Parent Market,
2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 5 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Drivers And Inhibitors
Table 6 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 7 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 8 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Geography, 2012-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 9 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Geography, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 10 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Kt)
Table 11 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 12 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 13 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Packaging, By Geography,
2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 14 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Packaging, By Geography,
2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 15 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Fibers, By Geography, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 16 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Fibers, By Geography, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 17 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Injection Molding, By Geography,
2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 18 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Injection Molding, By Geography,
2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 19 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Geography, 2012-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 20 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Geography, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 21 North America Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 22 North America Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 23 Europe Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 24 Europe Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 25 Asia-pacific Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 26 Asia-pacific Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 27 Row Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Table 28 Row Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (Tons)
Table 29 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Company Share Analysis, 2014 (%)
Table 30 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Collaborations
Table 31 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Expansions
Table 32 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Agreements
Table 33 Teijin Limited: Key Financials, 2011-2014 (Usd Mn)
Table 34 Basf S.E.: Key Operational Data, 2009-2013 (Usd Mn)
Table 35 Corbion N.V.: Key Financials, 2009-2013 (Usd Mn)
Table 36 Sulzer Ag: Key Financials, 2010-2014 (Usd Mn)
Table 37 Thyssenkrupp Ag: Key Financials, 2010-2014 (Usd Mn)
Table 38 The Dow Chemical Company: Key Operations Data, 2011-2013 (Usd Mn)
Table 39 The Dow Chemical Company: Key Financials, 2011-2013 (Usd Mn)
List Of Figures
Figure 1 Global Pla Market: Segmentation & Coverage
Figure 2 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Integrated Ecosystem
Figure 3 Research Methodology
Figure 4 Top-down Approach
Figure 5 Bottom-up Approach
Figure 6 Demand Side Approach
Figure 7 Global Polylactic Acid Market Snapshot
Figure 8 Global Pla Market: Growth Aspects
Figure 9 Global Pla Market, By Application, 2014 Vs. 2019
Figure 10 Global Polylactic Acid Applications Market, By Geography, 2014 (Usd Mn)
Figure 11 Global Polylactic Acid: Application Market Scenario
Figure 12 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2014-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 13 Global Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2014-2019 (Tons)
Figure 14 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Packaging, By Geography,
2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 15 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Fibers, By Geography, 2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 16 Global Polylactic Acid Market In Injection Molding, By Geography,
2013-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 17 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Growth Analysis, By Geography,
2014-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 18 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Growth Analysis, By Geography,
2014-2019 (Tons)
Figure 19 North America Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 20 North America Polylactic Acid Market: Application Snapshot
Figure 21 Europe Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 22 Europe Polylactic Acid Market: Application Snapshot
Figure 23 Asia-pacific Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 24 Asia-pacific Polylactic Acid Market: Application Snapshot
Figure 25 Row Polylactic Acid Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Usd Mn)
Figure 26 Row Polylactic Acid Market: Application Snapshot
Figure 27 Global Polylactic Acid Market: Company Share Analysis, 2014 (%)
Figure 28 Polylactic Acid: Company-wise Geographic Coverage
Figure 29 Teijin Limited: Geographical Revenue Mix, 2014 (%)
Figure 30 Basf Se: Revenue Mix, 2013 (%)
Figure 31 Corbion N.V.: Revenue Mix, 2013 (%)
Figure 32 Sulzer A.G.: Revenue Mix, 2014 (%)
Figure 33 Thyssenkrupp Ag: Revenue Mix, 2014 (%)
Figure 34 The Dow Chemical Company: Revenue Mix, 2013 (%)

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