Plastic Additives Market by Type (Plasticizers, Stabilizers, Flame Retardants, Impact Modifiers), Plastic (Commodity, Engineering, and High Performance Plastic), and by Application (Packaging, Construction, Consumer Goods, Automotive) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2021

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 164 |  Published By: MarketsandMarkets | Format: PDF
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The market size of plastic additives is expected to reach USD 50.86 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 4.9% between 2016 and 2021. The growth of the plastic additives market is primarily triggered by the rising demand from the packaging sector. The market growth is also attributed to the increasing use of plastic in several other applications. India and China are noteworthy markets as various companies shift their manufacturing facilities to these countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Plasticizers and flame retardants expected to witness high growth during forecast period

Plasticizers and flame retardants are expected to witness high growth in the overall plastic additive market during the forecast period due to increasing consumption in various end-use products such as wires & cables, electrical & electronic devices, automotive designing, cable jacketing, floor & wall coverings, and coating fabrics.

Asia-Pacific projected to be fastest-growing market during forecast period

Asia-Pacific is the largest and fastest-growing market for plastic additives in the world. The growing packaging industry coupled with the increased demand from the retail industry drives the market of plastic additives in the region. Polymer industries are witnessing high growth in developing nations such as India and Brazil.
   
Breakdown of profile of primary interviews for the report

• By Company Type – Tier 1 – 30%, Tier 2 –43%, and Tier 3 – 27%
• By Designation – C Level – 21%, Director Level – 23%, and Others – 56%
• By Region – North America – 37%, Europe – 23%, Asia-Pacific – 26%, and RoW – 14%

Some of the key companies profiled in this report are Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. (South Korea), Albemarle Corporation (U.S.), Clariant AG (Switzerland), BASF SE (Germany), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Bayer AG (Germany), Evonik Industries AG (Germany), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), Lanxess AG (Germany), and others.

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From an insight perspective, this research report focused on various levels of analysis—industry analysis (industry trends), market share analysis of top players, supply chain analysis, and company profiles, which together comprise and discuss the basic views on the competitive landscape; emerging and high-growth segments of the plastic additives market; high-growth regions; and market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

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• Market Penetration: Comprehensive information on plastic additives offered by the top players in the global plastic additives market

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 18
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 18
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 18
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 19
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 20
1.4 CURRENCY 21
1.5 PACKAGE SIZE 21
1.6 LIMITATION 21
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 21

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 22
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 22
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 22
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 23
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 24
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 24
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 25
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 25
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 26
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 26
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 27
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 28
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 29

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 35
4.1 SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES IN PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET (2016–2021) 35
4.3 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SHARE IN ASIA-PACIFIC 37
4.4 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS 38
4.5 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015 38
4.6 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE: DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING NATIONS 39
4.7 LIFECYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION 40

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 41
5.1 INTRODUCTION 42
5.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION 43
5.2.1 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY REGION 44
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 45
5.3.1 DRIVERS 46
5.3.1.1 Replacement of conventional materials by plastics in several applications 46
5.3.1.2 Increasing disposable income and rapid urbanization 46
5.3.1.3 Rising demand from Asia-Pacific region 47
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 48
5.3.2.1 Stringent governmental regulations governing the plastic additives market 48
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 49
5.3.3.1 Untapped opportunities in emerging markets for packaging 49
5.3.3.2 Increasing demand from agriculture and pharmaceutical applications 50
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 50
5.3.4.1 Uncertain low phthalate plasticizer demand in Asia-Pacific region 50
5.3.4.2 Recycling of non-degradable plastics waste 50
5.3.5 BURNING ISSUE 51
5.3.5.1 Emergence of bio-plasticizers 51

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 53
6.1 VALUE CHAIN 53
6.2 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 55
6.2.1 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 56
6.2.2 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 56
6.2.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 56
6.2.4 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 57
6.2.5 INTENSITY OF RIVALRY 57
6.3 REGULATORY FRAMEWORK 58
6.4 ECONOMIC INDICATORS 59
6.4.1 INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 59
6.4.1.1 Packaging 59
6.4.1.2 Automotive 62
6.4.1.3 Construction 62

7 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY TYPE 64
7.1 INTRODUCTION 65
7.1.1 PLASTICIZERS 67
7.1.1.1 Phthalates 67
7.1.1.1.1 Low phthalates 67
7.1.1.1.2 High phthalates 67
7.1.1.2 Non-phthalates 68
7.1.2 STABILIZERS 68
7.1.2.1 Antioxidants 68
7.1.2.2 Heat stabilizers 68
7.1.2.3 Light stabilizers 69
7.1.3 FLAME RETARDANTS 69
7.1.3.1 Brominated 69
7.1.3.2 Phosphorus 69
7.1.3.3 Aluminum trihydroxide (ATH) 70
7.1.3.4 Nitrogen 70
7.1.3.5 Other flame retardants 70
7.1.4 IMPACT MODIFIERS 70
7.1.5 OTHER PLASTIC ADDITIVES 70
7.1.5.1 Anti-microbial 70
7.1.5.2 Antistatic agents 70
7.1.5.3 Blowing agent 70
7.1.5.4 Fillers 70
7.1.5.5 Nucleating agents 70

8 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY PLASTIC 71
8.1 INTRODUCTION 72
8.2 COMMODITY PLASTICS 74
8.2.1 POLYETHYLENE (PE) 74
8.2.2 POLYSTYRENE (PS) 74
8.2.3 POLYPHENYLENE ETHERS (PPE) 75
8.3 ENGINEERING PLASTIC 75
8.3.1 POLYAMIDES (PA) 75
8.3.2 POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (PET) 75
8.3.3 POLYBUTYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (PBT) 75
8.3.4 POLYCARBONATE (PC) 75
8.4 HIGH PERFORMANCE PLASTICS 76
8.4.1 POLYETHER ETHER KETONE (PEEK) 76
8.4.2 POLYIMIDE (PI) 76
8.4.3 POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE (PTFE) 76

9 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 77
9.1 INTRODUCTION 78
9.2 PACKAGING 80
9.3 CONSUMER GOODS 80
9.4 CONSTRUCTION 80
9.5 AUTOMOTIVE 81
9.6 OTHERS 81

10 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY REGION 82
10.1 INTRODUCTION 83
10.2 ASIA-PACIFIC 85
10.2.1 CHINA 88
10.2.2 JAPAN 89
10.2.3 INDIA 90
10.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 91
10.2.5 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 92
10.2.6 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 93
10.3 EUROPE 94
10.3.2 ITALY 97
10.3.3 FRANCE 98
10.3.4 U.K. 99
10.3.5 SPAIN 100
10.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 101
10.4 NORTH AMERICA 103
10.4.1 U.S. 105
10.4.2 MEXICO 106
10.4.3 CANADA 107
10.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 108
10.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 110
10.5.2 IRAN 111
10.5.3 SOUTH AFRICA 112
10.5.4 REST OF THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 113
10.6 SOUTH AMERICA 114
10.6.1 BRAZIL 116
10.6.2 ARGENTINA 117
10.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 118

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 120
11.1 OVERVIEW 120
11.2 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 121
11.3 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 123
11.4 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 124
11.4.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 124
11.4.2 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 125
11.4.3 AGREEMENTS 125
11.4.4 EXPANSIONS 126
11.4.5 JOINT VENTURES 126

12 COMPANY PROFILES 127 (Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
12.1 SONGWON INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 127
12.2 ALBEMARLE CORPORATION 130
12.3 BASF SE 132
12.4 CLARIANT AG 135
12.5 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 138
12.6 AKZONOBEL NV 141
12.7 BAYER AG 143
12.8 CHEMTURA CORPORATION 145
12.9 EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG 147
12.10 KANEKA CORPORATION 149
12.11 LANXESS AG 151
12.12 OTHER MARKET PLAYERS 153
12.12.1 ADEKA CORPORATION 153
12.12.2 POLYMERS COMPOUNDING CO. LTD. 153
12.12.3 BAERLOCHER GROUP 153
12.12.4 EMERALD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS 153
12.12.5 GRAFE ADVANCED POLYMERS GMBH 153
12.12.6 MILLIKEN & COMPANY 153
12.12.7 PLASTICS UNITED GROUP 154
12.12.8 POLYONE 154
12.12.9 SABO S.P.A. 154
12.12.10 SAKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 154

*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies

13 APPENDIX 155
13.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 155
13.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 156
13.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 159
13.4 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 160
13.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 162
13.6 RELATED REPORTS 163

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 MAJOR PLASTIC ADDITIVES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS 42
TABLE 2 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY TYPE 43
TABLE 3 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY PLASTIC 43
TABLE 4 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 44
TABLE 5 GDP OF THE TOP TEN LARGEST ECONOMIES, IN TERMS OF PPP, 2020 47
TABLE 6 REGULATIONS AGAINST PLASTIC WASTE, 2011–2013 48
TABLE 7 PACKAGING LAWS IN EUROPE, 2016-2021 49
TABLE 8 BIO-BASED PLASTICIZERS PRODUCERS FOR PVC 52
TABLE 9 LIST OF TOP PLASTIC ADDITIVES MANUFACTURES, BY REGION 54
TABLE 10 REGULATORY AUTHORITIES GOVERNING PLASTIC ADDITIVES 58
TABLE 11 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 66
TABLE 12 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 13 PLASTIC MAPPING 72
TABLE 14 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY PLASTIC TYPE, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 73
TABLE 15 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY PLASTIC TYPE, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 16 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET MAPPING BY APPLICATION 78
TABLE 17 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 79
TABLE 18 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 19 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 84
TABLE 20 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 21 ASIA-PACIFIC: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 86
TABLE 22 ASIA-PACIFIC: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 87
TABLE 24 ASIA-PACIFIC: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 25 CHINA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 88
TABLE 26 CHINA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 27 JAPAN: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 89
TABLE 28 JAPAN: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 29 INDIA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 90
TABLE 30 INDIA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 31 SOUTH KOREA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 91
TABLE 32 SOUTH KOREA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 33 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 92
TABLE 34 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 35 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 93
TABLE 36 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 37 EUROPE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 95
TABLE 38 EUROPE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 39 EUROPE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 95
TABLE 40 EUROPE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 41 GERMANY: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 96
TABLE 42 GERMANY: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 97
TABLE 43 ITALY: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 97
TABLE 44 ITALY: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 45 FRANCE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 98
TABLE 46 FRANCE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 47 U.K.: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 99
TABLE 48 U.K.: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 49 SPAIN: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 100
TABLE 50 SPAIN: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 51 REST OF EUROPE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 101
TABLE 52 REST OF EUROPE: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 102
TABLE 53 NORTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 104
TABLE 54 NORTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 55 NORTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 104
TABLE 56 NORTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 57 U.S.: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 105
TABLE 58 U.S.: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 106
TABLE 59 MEXICO: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 106
TABLE 60 MEXICO: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 107
TABLE 61 CANADA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 107
TABLE 62 CANADA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 108
TABLE 63 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 109
TABLE 64 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 65 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 109
TABLE 66 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 67 SAUDI ARABIA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 110
TABLE 68 SAUDI ARABIA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 69 IRAN: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 111
TABLE 70 IRAN: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 71 SOUTH AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 112
TABLE 72 SOUTH AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 73 REST OF THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 113
TABLE 74 REST OF THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 113
TABLE 75 SOUTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 114
TABLE 76 SOUTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 115
TABLE 77 SOUTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 115
TABLE 78 SOUTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 116
TABLE 79 BRAZIL: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 116
TABLE 80 BRAZIL: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 117
TABLE 81 ARGENTINA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 117
TABLE 82 ARGENTINA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 118
TABLE 83 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (KILOTON) 118
TABLE 84 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD MILLION) 119
TABLE 85 BRAND INFLUENCE ON THE PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET 121
TABLE 86 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2014–2016 124
TABLE 87 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2014–2016 125
TABLE 88 AGREEMENTS, 2014–2016 125
TABLE 89 EXPANSIONS, 2014–2016 126
TABLE 90 JOINT VENTURES, 2014–2016 126

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 22
FIGURE 2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 26
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 27
FIGURE 4 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION 28
FIGURE 5 PLASTICIZERS DOMINATES THE PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD 31
FIGURE 6 PACKAGING SEGMENT TO REGISTER HIGHEST CAGR DURING FORECAST PERIOD 32
FIGURE 7 COMMODITY PLASTICS IS THE LARGEST SEGMENT OF PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD 33
FIGURE 8 ASIA-PACIFIC TO REGISTER HIGHEST CAGR DURING FORECAST PERIOD 34
FIGURE 9 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET TO WITNESS MODERATE GROWTH BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 35
FIGURE 10 ASIA-PACIFIC TO WITNESS HIGHEST CAGR BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 36
FIGURE 11 CHINA ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST SHARE OF PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC, 2015 37
FIGURE 12 ASIA-PACIFIC TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR PLASTIC ADDITIVES BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 38
FIGURE 13 PACKAGING ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN 2015 38
FIGURE 14 CHINA AND INDIA TO EMERGE AS LUCRATIVE MARKETS BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 39
FIGURE 15 ASIA-PACIFIC PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET EXPERIENCING HIGH GROWTH PHASE 40
FIGURE 16 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET, BY REGION 44
FIGURE 17 OVERVIEW OF THE FACTORS GOVERNING THE PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET 45
FIGURE 18 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS FOR PLASTIC ADDITIVES 53
FIGURE 19 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 55
FIGURE 20 GLOBAL PACKAGING INDUSTRY, BY REGION, 2014 60
FIGURE 21 GLOBAL PACKAGING INDUSTRY, BY END USER, 2014 61
FIGURE 22 VEHICLES IN USE, BY REGION, 201 62
FIGURE 23 CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY GROWTH RATE, 2014 63
FIGURE 24 FLAME RETARDANT SEGMENT TO WITNESS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH 65
FIGURE 25 TYPE OF PLASTICIZERS 67
FIGURE 26 COMMODITY PLASTIC TO ACCOUNT FOR LARGEST SHARE OF PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD 73
FIGURE 27 PACKAGING SEGMENT IS THE LARGEST APPLICATION FOR PLASTIC ADDITIVES 79
FIGURE 28 REGIONAL SNAPSHOT(2016–2021): CHINA AND INDIA EMERGING AS STRATEGIC LOCATIONS 83
FIGURE 29 CHINA AND INDIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 84
FIGURE 30 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKETSNAPSHOT: PACKAGING INDUSTRY TO DOMINATE THE PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET 85
FIGURE 31 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET IN EUROPE SNAPSHOT: GERMANY PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD 94
FIGURE 32 NORTH AMERICAN MARKETSNAPSHOT: U.S. TO REGISTER HIGH GROWTH DURING FORECAST PERIOD 103
FIGURE 33 PLASTIC ADDITIVESMARKET IN THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA SNAPSHOT: SAUDI ARABIA TO REGISTER THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING FORECAST PERIOD 108
FIGURE 34 BRAZIL TO DOMINATE THE PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA 114
FIGURE 35 COMPANIES ADOPTED NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY BETWEEN 2014 AND 2016 120
FIGURE 36 PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET SHARE, BY COMPANY, 2015 123
FIGURE 37 SONGWON INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 127
FIGURE 38 SONGWON INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.: SWOT ANALYSIS 129
FIGURE 39 ALBEMARLE CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 130
FIGURE 40 ALBEMARLE CORPORATION: SWOT ANALYSIS 131
FIGURE 41 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 132
FIGURE 42 BASF SE: SWOT ANALYSIS 134
FIGURE 43 CLARIANT AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 135
FIGURE 44 CLARIANT AG: SWOT ANALYSIS 136
FIGURE 45 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 138
FIGURE 46 THE DOW CHEMICAL CO.: SWOT ANALYSIS 140
FIGURE 47 AKZONOBEL NV: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 141
FIGURE 48 BAYER AG: COMPANY AT A GLANCE 143
FIGURE 49 CHEMTURA CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 145
FIGURE 50 EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 147
FIGURE 51 KANEKA CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 149
FIGURE 52 LANXESS AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 151

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