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

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 71 |  Published By: MicroMarketMonitor | Format: PDF
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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 10
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 10
1.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION & COVERAGE 11
1.3 STAKEHOLDERS 11
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 12
2.1 INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEM OF THE GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET 12
2.2 ARRIVING AT THE POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET SIZE 13
2.2.1 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 14
2.2.2 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 15
2.2.3 DEMAND SIDE APPROACH 16
2.3 ASSUMPTIONS 17
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 18
4 MARKET OVERVIEW 20
4.1 INTRODUCTION 20
4.2 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COMPARISON WITH PARENT MARKET 21
4.3 MARKET DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 22
4.4 KEY MARKET DYNAMICS 23
4.5 DEMAND SIDE ANALYSIS 25
5 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION 27
5.1 INTRODUCTION 28
5.2 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN PACKAGING, BY GEOGRAPHY 31
5.3 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN FIBERS, BY GEOGRAPHY 32
5.4 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN INJECTION MOLDING, BY GEOGRAPHY 34
6 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 36
6.1 INTRODUCTION 37
6.2 NORTH AMERICA POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET 39
6.3 EUROPE POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET 41
6.4 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET 43
6.5 ROW POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET 45
7 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 47
7.1 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS 47
7.2 COMPANY PRESENCE IN POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 48
7.3 COLLABORATIONS 48
7.4 EXPANSIONS 49
7.5 AGREEMENTS 50
8 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY COMPANY 51
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
8.1 NATUREWORKS LLC 51
8.2 TEIJIN LIMITED 52
8.3 BASF SE 54
8.4 CORBION N.V. 56
8.5 SYNBRA TECHNOLOGY B.V. 58
8.6 NANTONG JIUDING BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 59
8.7 SULZER AG 60
8.8 THYSSENKRUPP AG 62
8.9 FUTERRO 64
8.10 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 65
*Details on overview, financials, product & services, strategy, and developments might not be captured in case of unlisted company
9 APPENDIX 67
9.1 CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS 67
9.1.1 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS 67
9.1.2 LOW-COST SOURCING LOCATIONS 67
9.1.3 REGULATORY FRAMEWORK 67
9.1.4 IMPACT ANALYSIS 67
9.1.5 TRADE ANALYSIS 67
9.2 RELATED REPORTS 68
9.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 69
9.3.1 RT SNAPSHOTS 70

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID PEER MARKET SIZE, 2014 (USD MN) 14
TABLE 2 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID APPLICATION MARKET, 2014 (KT) 16
TABLE 3 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COMPARISON WITH PARENT MARKET, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 22
TABLE 4 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COMPARISON WITH PARENT MARKET,2013-2019 (TONS) 22
TABLE 5 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 22
TABLE 6 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 23
TABLE 7 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (TONS) 23
TABLE 8 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012-2019 (USD MN) 24
TABLE 9 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012-2019 (TONS) 25
TABLE 10 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 26
TABLE 11 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 29
TABLE 12 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (TONS) 30
TABLE 13 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN PACKAGING, BY GEOGRAPHY,2013-2019 (USD MN) 31
TABLE 14 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN PACKAGING, BY GEOGRAPHY,2013-2019 (TONS) 31
TABLE 15 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN FIBERS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 33
TABLE 16 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN FIBERS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2019 (TONS) 33
TABLE 17 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN INJECTION MOLDING, BY GEOGRAPHY,2013-2019 (USD MN) 34
TABLE 18 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN INJECTION MOLDING, BY GEOGRAPHY,2013-2019 (TONS) 34
TABLE 19 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012-2019 (USD MN) 37
TABLE 20 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2019 (TONS) 38
TABLE 21 NORTH AMERICA POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 39
TABLE 22 NORTH AMERICA POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (TONS) 39
TABLE 23 EUROPE POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 41
TABLE 24 EUROPE POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (TONS) 41
TABLE 25 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 43
TABLE 26 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (TONS) 43
TABLE 27 ROW POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 45
TABLE 28 ROW POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (TONS) 45
TABLE 29 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS, 2014 (%) 47
TABLE 30 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COLLABORATIONS 48
TABLE 31 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: EXPANSIONS 49
TABLE 32 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: AGREEMENTS 50
TABLE 33 TEIJIN LIMITED: KEY FINANCIALS, 2011-2014 (USD MN) 52
TABLE 34 BASF S.E.: KEY OPERATIONAL DATA, 2009-2013 (USD MN) 54
TABLE 35 CORBION N.V.: KEY FINANCIALS, 2009-2013 (USD MN) 56
TABLE 36 SULZER AG: KEY FINANCIALS, 2010-2014 (USD MN) 60
TABLE 37 THYSSENKRUPP AG: KEY FINANCIALS, 2010-2014 (USD MN) 62
TABLE 38 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: KEY OPERATIONS DATA, 2011-2013 (USD MN) 65
TABLE 39 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: KEY FINANCIALS, 2011-2013 (USD MN) 66

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 GLOBAL PLA MARKET: SEGMENTATION & COVERAGE 11
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEM 12
FIGURE 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 13
FIGURE 4 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 14
FIGURE 5 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 15
FIGURE 6 DEMAND SIDE APPROACH 16
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET SNAPSHOT 19
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL PLA MARKET: GROWTH ASPECTS 21
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL PLA MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014 VS. 2019 23
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID APPLICATIONS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2014 (USD MN) 24
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID: APPLICATION MARKET SCENARIO 28
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 (USD MN) 29
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 (TONS) 30
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN PACKAGING, BY GEOGRAPHY,2013-2019 (USD MN) 31
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN FIBERS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 32
FIGURE 16 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET IN INJECTION MOLDING, BY GEOGRAPHY,2013-2019 (USD MN) 34
FIGURE 17 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: GROWTH ANALYSIS, BY GEOGRAPHY,2014-2019 (USD MN) 37
FIGURE 18 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: GROWTH ANALYSIS, BY GEOGRAPHY,2014-2019 (TONS) 38
FIGURE 19 NORTH AMERICA POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2012-2019 (USD MN) 39
FIGURE 20 NORTH AMERICA POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 40
FIGURE 21 EUROPE POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2012-2019 (USD MN) 41
FIGURE 22 EUROPE POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 42
FIGURE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2012-2019 (USD MN) 43
FIGURE 24 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 44
FIGURE 25 ROW POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2012-2019 (USD MN) 45
FIGURE 26 ROW POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 46
FIGURE 27 GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS, 2014 (%) 47
FIGURE 28 POLYLACTIC ACID: COMPANY-WISE GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE 48
FIGURE 29 TEIJIN LIMITED: GEOGRAPHICAL REVENUE MIX, 2014 (%) 52
FIGURE 30 BASF SE: REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 54
FIGURE 31 CORBION N.V.: REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 56
FIGURE 32 SULZER A.G.: REVENUE MIX, 2014 (%) 60
FIGURE 33 THYSSENKRUPP AG: REVENUE MIX, 2014 (%) 62
FIGURE 34 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 65


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