Global Plasticizers Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends & Forecasts up to 2020

Plasticizers are the additives added to a synthetic resin which are used to enhance plasticity and flexibility of a material. These are organic esters which increase the flexibility when added to a product. The increasing demand for plastics are driving the market. Rising demand in automobile sector is also contributing to the growth of this market. Stringent regulations limiting the usage of plastics however are restricting the market growth.

Films & sheets are among the largest contributors in the plasticizers market which are mainly driven by increasing consumer base and growing purchasing power in the developing countries. Asia Pacific is the largest segment in the market due to increasing industrialization in the developing countries. China is the largest market for plasticizers across the globe. The market is fragmented with many multinational companies competing with each other and local players are trying to create their own niche market. Some of the key multinational players operating in the market are Exxon Mobil Corporation, BASF SE and Dow Chemical Company, among many others.

The study of the global plasticizers market provides the market size information and market trends along with the factors and parameters impacting it in both short and long term. The study ensures a 360° view, bringing out the complete key insights of the industry.

Report Scope:

  • Product Types
    • Aliphatic
    • Epoxy
    • Phthalate
    • Polymeric
    • Terephthalate
    • Others
  • Applications
    • Cables & Wires
    • Elastomers
    • Films & Sheets
    • Others
  • Regions
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Rest of the World
  • Industry outlook: market trends and drivers, restraints, and opportunities

1       Report Outline

1.1            Introduction

1.2            Report Scope

1.3            Market Definitions

1.4            Research Methodology

1.4.1             Data Collation & In-House Estimation

1.4.2             Market Triangulation

1.4.3             Forecasting

1.5            Study Declarations

1.6            Report Assumptions

1.7            Stakeholders

2       Executive Summary

3       Market Positioning

3.1            Total Addressable Market (TAM): Plastic Additives

3.1.1             Market Overview

3.1.2             Major Trends

3.2            Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3            Related Markets

4       Market Outlook

4.1            Overview

4.2            Value Chain Analysis

4.3            PESTLE Analysis

4.4            Porter 5 (Five) Forces Analysis

4.5            Patents Analysis

5       Market Characteristics

5.1            Market Segmentation

5.2            Market Dynamics

5.2.1             Drivers

5.2.2             Restraints

5.2.3             Opportunities

5.2.4             DRO – Impact Analysis

6       Plasticizers Product Types: Market Size and Analysis

6.1            Overview

6.2            Aliphatic

6.3            Epoxy

6.4       Phthalate

6.5       Polymeric

6.6       Terephthalate

6.7       Vendor Profiles

(Overview, products/services, geographic revenues, recent developments, business focus, SWOT analysis and business strategy for all vendors)

7       Plasticizers Applications: Market Size and Analysis

7.1            Overview

7.2            Cables & Wires

7.3            Elastomers

7.4       Films & Sheets

7.5       Customer Profiles

 (Overview, product usage, geographic revenues, recent developments, and business strategy for all customers)

8       Regions: Market Size and Analysis

8.1            Overview

8.2            North America

8.3            Europe

8.4            Asia Pacific

8.5            Rest of the World

9       Companies To Watch For

10    Competitive Landscape

10.1         Competitor Product & Geography Benchmarking

10.2         Market Landscape

10.2.1           Key Strategies Adopted

Annexure

Acronyms

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

infoholic Research Methodology

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.