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  • Paperboard Market Growth and Forecast 2026

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    The market research study from TMR discusses the demand drivers, geographical distribution, and competitive scenario of the Paperboard Market market for the Paperboard Market forecast period. Further, it throws light on growth opportunities and challenges facing the Paperboard Market market. The market indicators thus provided are valuable for market participants for business planning, financial modeling, scope of expansion, and investment plan in the Paperboard Market market over the forecast period.

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     The research report provides deep insights into the competitive outlook of the Paperboard Market market. The research report looks into growth strategies employed by key players, and how these strategies are poised to change the competitive dynamics in the Paperboard Market market over the forecast period. Further, our research reports include market share estimates and changing hierarchy in the Paperboard Market market over the forecast period. The influence of growth strategies on the changing hierarchy in the Paperboard Market market is also discussed in this report.

    Major players in the paperboard packaging market include International Paper, STORA ENSO, NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., Smurfit Kappa Group, WestRock Company, Mondi, ITC Limited, METSÄ GROUP, Clearwater Paper Corporation, Sappi, Bohui Group, and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA).

    The competitive analysis of the Paperboard Market market also includes detailed profiling of key market participants. A SWOT analysis of key players is a key feature of this report. This analysis helps to gauge competitive ranking of key players and insights into their moves to withstand competition in the Paperboard Market market. The possibilities of business partnerships and alliances between market stakeholders is also discussed in this section of the report.

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    Key Questions Answered in the Paperboard Market Report

    1. How much revenue the Paperboard Market market is likely to garner over the forecast period between Paperboard Market and Paperboard Market?
    2. Which product segment is likely to account for maximum share in the Paperboard Market market over the assessment period?
    3. Which regional segment is anticipated to hold the leading share among all in the Paperboard Market market?
    4. What are growth strategies adopted by prominent players in the Paperboard Market market to maintain their foothold?
    5. What are some key developments witnessed in the Paperboard Market market?

  • Copper Oxychloride Market Predicted to Rise at a Lucrative CAGR throughout 2024

    Overview

    The research report provides valuable insights into demand drivers, geographical outlook, and competitive landscape of the Copper Oxychloride market for the 2016-2024 forecast period. Further, it throws light on restraints as well discusses opportunities at length that are likely to come to the fore over the forecast period. The analysis thus provided helps market stakeholders with business planning and to gauge scope of expansion in the Copper Oxychloride market over the forecast period.

    The report discusses the market structure, including prevailing trends, size of the market vis-à-vis revenue and volume, and finally forecasts values. Vital information, facts, and statistical figures provided for the Copper Oxychloride market are based on extensive primary and secondary research. Analysts also reached out to industry experts for their insightful inputs on the Copper Oxychloride market.

    Further, the report provides a comparative analysis of historical and current trends prevailing in the Copper Oxychloride market. This helps to estimate growth trends in the Copper Oxychloride market over the assessment period. Such comparative analysis is provided using an exhaustive collection of tables and graphical representations.

    The report delves into the vendor landscape of the Copper Oxychloride market. The research report on the Copper Oxychloride market provides valuable insights on the competitive landscape of the Copper Oxychloride market. Besides this, the research report provides deep insights into growth strategies employed by key players, along with impact of these strategies on future business growth.

    The SWOT analysis of key vendors along with a detailed profile of key vendors based on business overview, financial status, and product portfolio helps to gauge competitive dynamics in the Copper Oxychloride market. This analysis helps to gauge growth strategies to be employed by prominent vendors in the Copper Oxychloride market, and scope of collaborations and partnerships between these players.

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    The report includes an exhaustive list of top players in the Copper Oxychloride market:

    • Albaugh, LLC
    • Biota Agro Solutions Private Limited
    • IQV
    • Isagro S.p.A.

    Further, market share projections and changing competitive hierarchy in the Copper Oxychloride market until the end of the forecast period are vital offerings of this report.

    Key Questions Answered in the Copper Oxychloride Report

    • What is the revenue projections in the Copper Oxychloride market over the forecast period?
    • Which product segment is likely to garner maximum share in the Copper Oxychloride market over the forecast period?
    • Which regional segment is likely to hold the leading share in the Copper Oxychloride market over the assessment period?
    • What are winning strategies adopted by leading players in the Copper Oxychloride market to consolidate their foothold?
    • What are some prominent developments observed in the market?

  • Humic Acid Market - Industrial Forecast, Market Analysis and Trends till 2024

    Overview

    The research report provides valuable insights into demand drivers, geographical outlook, and competitive landscape of the Humic Acid market for the 2016-2024 forecast period. Further, it throws light on restraints as well discusses opportunities at length that are likely to come to the fore over the forecast period. The analysis thus provided helps market stakeholders with business planning and to gauge scope of expansion in the Humic Acid market over the forecast period.

    The report discusses the market structure, including prevailing trends, size of the market vis-à-vis revenue and volume, and finally forecasts values. Vital information, facts, and statistical figures provided for the Humic Acid market are based on extensive primary and secondary research. Analysts also reached out to industry experts for their insightful inputs on the Humic Acid market.

    Further, the report provides a comparative analysis of historical and current trends prevailing in the Humic Acid market. This helps to estimate growth trends in the Humic Acid market over the assessment period. Such comparative analysis is provided using an exhaustive collection of tables and graphical representations.

    The report delves into the vendor landscape of the Humic Acid market. The research report on the Humic Acid market provides valuable insights on the competitive landscape of the Humic Acid market. Besides this, the research report provides deep insights into growth strategies employed by key players, along with impact of these strategies on future business growth.

    The SWOT analysis of key vendors along with a detailed profile of key vendors based on business overview, financial status, and product portfolio helps to gauge competitive dynamics in the Humic Acid market. This analysis helps to gauge growth strategies to be employed by prominent vendors in the Humic Acid market, and scope of collaborations and partnerships between these players.

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    The report includes an exhaustive list of top players in the Humic Acid market:

    • Biolchim S.p.A.
    • HCM Agro Products Private Ltd.
    • Humintech GmbH
    • Humic Growth Solutions

    Further, market share projections and changing competitive hierarchy in the Humic Acid market until the end of the forecast period are vital offerings of this report.

    Key Questions Answered in the Humic Acid Report

    • What is the revenue projections in the Humic Acid market over the forecast period?
    • Which product segment is likely to garner maximum share in the Humic Acid market over the forecast period?
    • Which regional segment is likely to hold the leading share in the Humic Acid market over the assessment period?
    • What are winning strategies adopted by leading players in the Humic Acid market to consolidate their foothold?
    • What are some prominent developments observed in the market?

  • Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene Market Globally Expected to Drive Growth through 2024

    Overview

    The research report provides valuable insights into demand drivers, geographical outlook, and competitive landscape of the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market for the 2013-2024 forecast period. Further, it throws light on restraints as well discusses opportunities at length that are likely to come to the fore over the forecast period. The analysis thus provided helps market stakeholders with business planning and to gauge scope of expansion in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market over the forecast period.

    The report discusses the market structure, including prevailing trends, size of the market vis-à-vis revenue and volume, and finally forecasts values. Vital information, facts, and statistical figures provided for the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market are based on extensive primary and secondary research. Analysts also reached out to industry experts for their insightful inputs on the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market.

    Further, the report provides a comparative analysis of historical and current trends prevailing in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market. This helps to estimate growth trends in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market over the assessment period. Such comparative analysis is provided using an exhaustive collection of tables and graphical representations.

    The report delves into the vendor landscape of the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market. The research report on the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market provides valuable insights on the competitive landscape of the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market. Besides this, the research report provides deep insights into growth strategies employed by key players, along with impact of these strategies on future business growth.

    The SWOT analysis of key vendors along with a detailed profile of key vendors based on business overview, financial status, and product portfolio helps to gauge competitive dynamics in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market. This analysis helps to gauge growth strategies to be employed by prominent vendors in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market, and scope of collaborations and partnerships between these players.

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    The report includes an exhaustive list of top players in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market:

    • Kopafilm Elektrofolien GmbH
    • SRF Limited
    • Chemosvit A.S.
    • Tempo Group

    Further, market share projections and changing competitive hierarchy in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market until the end of the forecast period are vital offerings of this report.

    Key Questions Answered in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene Report

    • What is the revenue projections in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market over the forecast period?
    • Which product segment is likely to garner maximum share in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market over the forecast period?
    • Which regional segment is likely to hold the leading share in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market over the assessment period?
    • What are winning strategies adopted by leading players in the Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene market to consolidate their foothold?
    • What are some prominent developments observed in the market?

  • Selenium Sulfide Market : Industry Outlook by 2024

    Overview

    The research report provides valuable insights into demand drivers, geographical outlook, and competitive landscape of the Selenium Sulfide market for the 2016-2024 forecast period. Further, it throws light on restraints as well discusses opportunities at length that are likely to come to the fore over the forecast period. The analysis thus provided helps market stakeholders with business planning and to gauge scope of expansion in the Selenium Sulfide market over the forecast period.

    The report discusses the market structure, including prevailing trends, size of the market vis-à-vis revenue and volume, and finally forecasts values. Vital information, facts, and statistical figures provided for the Selenium Sulfide market are based on extensive primary and secondary research. Analysts also reached out to industry experts for their insightful inputs on the Selenium Sulfide market.

    Further, the report provides a comparative analysis of historical and current trends prevailing in the Selenium Sulfide market. This helps to estimate growth trends in the Selenium Sulfide market over the assessment period. Such comparative analysis is provided using an exhaustive collection of tables and graphical representations.

    The report delves into the vendor landscape of the Selenium Sulfide market. The research report on the Selenium Sulfide market provides valuable insights on the competitive landscape of the Selenium Sulfide market. Besides this, the research report provides deep insights into growth strategies employed by key players, along with impact of these strategies on future business growth.

    The SWOT analysis of key vendors along with a detailed profile of key vendors based on business overview, financial status, and product portfolio helps to gauge competitive dynamics in the Selenium Sulfide market. This analysis helps to gauge growth strategies to be employed by prominent vendors in the Selenium Sulfide market, and scope of collaborations and partnerships between these players.

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    The report includes an exhaustive list of top players in the Selenium Sulfide market:

    • Abcr GmbH
    • Alfa Aesar
    • Wockhardt Ltd.
    • FAGRON

    Further, market share projections and changing competitive hierarchy in the Selenium Sulfide market until the end of the forecast period are vital offerings of this report.

    Key Questions Answered in the Selenium Sulfide Report

    • What is the revenue projections in the Selenium Sulfide market over the forecast period?
    • Which product segment is likely to garner maximum share in the Selenium Sulfide market over the forecast period?
    • Which regional segment is likely to hold the leading share in the Selenium Sulfide market over the assessment period?
    • What are winning strategies adopted by leading players in the Selenium Sulfide market to consolidate their foothold?
    • What are some prominent developments observed in the market?

  • Selenium Sulfide Market : Industry Outlook by 2024

    The selenium sulfide market is incredibly consolidated and has been portrayed by an oligopolistic situation globally. Demand in developing markets, for example, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa present massive growth in development in the upcoming years, as does new item advancement. The global selenium sulfide market had seen the strength of top four players representing a broad offer in the past. The players, being. Wockhardt, Fagron, abcr GmbH, and Alfa Aesar have been foreseen in a recent report by Transparency Market Research (TMR) to concentrate on the Middle East and Asia Pacific to extend their emergence and sales in the market. As indicated by TMR investigators, players could likewise concentrate on mergers and acquisitions to expand their development in the future. For example, AnazaoHealth is taken over by Fagron so as to brace the last’s position utilizing an improved supply chain and an enormous client base.

    According to a recent report by TMR, the demand for selenium sulfide is assessed to increase at a slow CAGR of 2.2% within the forecast period from 2016 to 2024. The income produced by this market in 2015 was pegged at US$27.5 mn and is probably going to reach around worth of US$35.6 mn by 2024, extending at a 2.9% CAGR in that.

    Lotions based on selenium-sulfide are additionally utilized as veterinary prescription to treat dermatomycoses and eczema. For example, selenium sulfide is utilized in pet shampoos to remove extra oil and scaling of the skin. Various kinds of skin treatment lotions are made utilizing selenium sulfide as a base item for veterinary medications in the veterinary sector. Asia Pacific in 2015, represented the highest share in the selenium sulfide market because of the surging demand for cosmetics and personal care products in the region. Fast development in population and an expansion in discretionary cashflow are decidedly affecting the way of life.

    Increasing Demand for Hair Care Products to Contribute in Market Demand

    The development of the global selenium sulfide market is anticipated to be credited to the surging demand for specific hair care products, especially in rising nations. According to a TMR analysts, hydrating and anti-dandruff shampoos have been picking up an enormous interest from purchasers in Malaysia, India, China, the Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Thailand. Improving discretionary cashflow in the mentioned economies is foreseen to be a fueling the demand for a wide range of grooming and personal care products.

    The analyst of this report has expressed that the selenium sulfide market could pick up from the increasing personal care and cosmetics sector. Due to the flood in salary of buyers that is affecting their way of life.

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    Cancer-causing Properties Reduce Demand in Global Selinium Sulfide Market

    According to the analyst, the cancer-causing properties of the selenium sulfide are likely to be among the critical development obstacles of the global selenium sulfide market. A few administrative bodies have forced limitations on the utilization of selenium sulfide in personal care and cosmetic products. Nevertheless, developing regions, for example, Asia Pacific could provide compensating prospects on the back of the increasing use of veterinary meds and surged awareness regarding veterinary consideration. Change in purchasing inclinations of shoppers attributable to their upgraded way of life and salary is likely to be one more factor overcoming the hindrance in the global selenium sulfide market.


  • Caustic Soda Market Forecast and Trends Analysis Research Report 2020

    The global caustic soda market is expected to see positive growth in the coming years, say analysts at Transparency Market Research (TMR). The caustic soda market is predicted to experience high levels of competition among the vendors.

    A small profit margin and limited availability of raw materials pose a challenge to new entrants. However, established vendors in the global caustic soda market are basking in the increased spending on household applications by consumers. This is a key area which is expected to be focused on by vendors in the industry, in order to gain more shares in the market.

    Vendors in the global caustic soda market are seen capitalizing on the immense potential offered by developing regions such as the Asia Pacific. Countries such as China and India hold promising prospects with a burgeoning population and numerous end-use industries.

    Leading vendors in the global caustic soda market include Reliance Industries Limited, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, Olin Corporation, and AkzoNobel N.V.

    TMR analysts report that the global caustic soda market, which was evaluated to be at US$30.82 bn in 2013, will rise to USS$39.75 bn by 2020. The caustic soda market is anticipated to exhibit a 3.7% CAGR over the forecast period of 2014 to 2020.

    Among the application segments, Alumina is predicted to emerge as the leading one in the global caustic soda market, on account high industrial demand. In terms of geography, Asia Pacific is projected to demonstrate a brisk growth rate over the coming years. Latin America and Australia are projected to gain prominence in terms of import.

    High Demand from Automotive Sector to Propel Market

    Recently the demand for alumina has grown, with various benefits, such as quickest, safest, environmentally-friendly, cost-effective ways of boosting performance, fuel economy and reducing emissions, without compromising safety and long-life, in cars such as automobiles, for example, and other commercial vehicles. It is the most used non-ferrous material in automobiles and has the potential to become the most-used material, as new aluminum alloys are made to deliver more value than steel. This is one of the primary factors that is expected to give the global caustic soda market a boost. The production of lightweight cars to control emissions and increase the efficiency of fuel was strong.

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    Applications in Metallurgical Processes to Drive Growth

    A factor will adversely affect the market because of its reactive and corrosive nature that has a harmful environmental effect that limits its use in consumer products. The second challenge for her energy-intensive production process is for several producers to reduce the overall margin for profit. The global caustic soda market will be prevented by increasing concerns regarding its harmful effects on human health and the environment over the predicted time period.

    However, the product is a strong alkaline chemical and reacts very easily with several other substances including aluminum, zinc and metallurgical applications for further development. These factors together with increasing demand for chlorine and increased technological advancements in caustic soda processing are projected to boost market demand in years to come. In addition, the market for caustic soda is expected to increase the use of caustic soda in alumina extraction.


  • Paraformaldehyde Market - Competitive Dynamics and Global Industry Outlook 2023

    Global Paraformaldehyde Market: Snapshot

    In the last few years, the use of paraformaldehyde has increased significantly owing to the rising number of applications. The growing demand from agrochemical and resins manufacturers is expected to encourage the growth of the global paraformaldehyde market in the coming years.

    Some of the key applications of paraformaldehyde are medical appliances, agrochemicals, resins, lubricant additives, papermaking, and others. The key players in the market are emphasizing on increasing the number of applications is estimated to supplement the growth of the market in the coming years.

    According to the research study, the global market for paraformaldehyde is anticipated to reach a value of US$791.9 mn by the end of 2023. The market is likely to register a healthy 6.0% CAGR between 2015 and 2023.

    Application of paraformaldehyde as Lubricant Additives to Encourage Growth

    The rising rate of adoption of GM crops has resulted in a high demand for glyphosate, which is the key factor estimated to encourage the growth of the global paraformaldehyde market in the coming years. In addition, the growing demand for resins is predicted to accelerate the overall development of the market in the near future. The rising focus on the development of new products and technological advancements are estimated to supplement the market’s growth.

    On the flip side, several concerns related to the sanctions and restrictions against glyphosate are anticipated to restrict the growth of the global paraformaldehyde market in the forecast period. Nevertheless, the application of paraformaldehyde as drilling fluids and as a lubricant additive is expected to generate promising opportunities for key players operating in the global market in the next few years.

    Rising Contribution from China to Bolster Asia Pacific Paraformaldehyde Market

    In the last few years, the Asia Pacific segment held a large share of the global paraformaldehyde market and is likely to remain in the topmost position in the next few years. The tremendous contribution from China is estimated to accelerate the growth of this region and is considered as one of the largest manufacturers across the globe. The expansion of the application base of paraformaldehyde is expected to supplement the growth of this segment in the coming years.

    Furthermore, North America and Europe are anticipated to follow Asia Pacific throughout the forecast period. The rising demand from diverse industries and the increasing focus on technological developments are anticipated to encourage the growth of the Asia Pacific market for paraformaldehyde in the next few years. Furthermore, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa are likely to witness a healthy growth in the next few years.

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    Growing Demand from Diverse Industries to Encourage Growth

    The growing demand for paraformaldehyde has attracted several new players to enter the market in order to expand their product horizon and attain a leading position in the market. The rising level of competition is projected to result in introduction of new products and the creating an awareness among consumers regarding the use of paraformaldehyde across diverse industries. In addition, the rising number of mergers and acquisitions is another major factor anticipated to contribute significantly towards the growth of the global market throughout the forecast period.

    Some of the key players operating in the paraformaldehyde market across the globe are Nantong Jiangtian Chemical Co., Ltd., Celanese Corporation, Shouguang Xudong Chemical Co., Ltd., Feno Resinas S.A. de C.V., INEOS Group Limited, and LCY Chemical Corp. The presence of a large number of players is expected to enhance the competitive scenario of the overall market throughout the forecast period.


  • Aramid Fiber Market - Industrial Forecast, Market Analysis and Trends till 2023

    A rising demand for industrial protective clothing is majorly expected to drive the global aramid fiber market during the forecast period. This is mainly due the key properties associated with these fibers such as high durability, immense strength, and resistance to wear and tear. Aramid fibers are also used as key composite materials in body, floor, and wall materials of airplanes, fishing rods, golf clubs, bows, skis, and other commodities.

    Thus, a rising demand for such commodities too has increased the need of using aramid fibers in different industries. Additionally, these fibers are used as a substitute for reinforced concrete for curtain walls for multistoried building. Meta-aramid fibers are used in clothing for fire-fighters, filter cloth for high-temperature, uniforms for high-temperature workings, car racing suits, and heat insulating materials, among several others.

    As per expert analysts, the global aramid fiber market is foretold to register revenue valuation of US$5099.1 mn by 2023, which is a decent increase from the initial revenue of US$2598.2 mn clocked in 2014. This growth is prophesized to occur at a splendid CAGR of 7.8% from 2015 to 2023.

    Automotive Segment Comes Out As Winner under Product Type Analysis

    The global aramid fiber market is mainly segregated into various segments depending on few categories such as product type, end users, and region. Under product type, para-aramid fiber and meta-aramid fiber are two prominent segments present in the global aramid fiber market. Whereas in terms of end-user analysis, the market consists of segments such as aerospace & defense, automotive, electrical, electronics & telecommunication, and others.

    Under product type, para-aramid fibers witnessed maximum growth owing to an extensive use in the automotive and aerospace, as well as defense and security industries. In 2014, this segment accounted for about 70% of the total market shares. And even during the next few years, para-aramid fibers are anticipated to continue with a similar, if not better growth pace.

    Under the end-users category, the automotive segment has emerged as a leading sector of the aramid fiber market with a share of more than 35% achieved in 2014. The segment is likely to witness considerable growth during the forecast period too. However, the electrical sector is expected to be the topmost growing end-user segment of the aramid fiber market, and is expanding at a CAGR of 8.3% in terms of revenue from 2015 to 2023.

    Europe Bags the Top Spot Thanks to Rising Demand for Protective Clothing

    Geography-wise, the global aramid fiber market is spread across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. Of these, Europe had constituting over 35% shares in 2014, the maximum value among all. Increase in demand for protective clothing and personal armor is anticipated to boost the aramid fiber market in Europe in the next few years.

    This rise in demand can be primarily attributed to an increase in fiber exports to developing countries. However, Asia Pacific is projected to be the topmost growth region in the global aramid fiber market during the forecast period. Increasing requirement for aramid fibers in automotive, electrical, and construction end-user industries in emerging economies such as China and India, is likely to drive the aramid fiber market in Asia Pacific in the next few years. Lastly, the market is expected to gradually rise in North America mainly due to a steadily improving economy in the region.

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    E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Teijin Aramid, Kolon Industries Inc., HYOSUNG Corporation, Yantai Tayho Advanced Materials Co. Ltd. Kermel, Alchemie Group, SRO Group Ltd., China National Bluestar Co. Ltd., and Guangdong Charming Co., Ltd., are key players operating in the global aramid fiber market.


  • Encapsulation Resins Market Analysis, Segments, Growth and Value Chain 2026

    The growth of encapsulation resins market is poised to be slow yet steady in the forthcoming years. Key factors fuelling growth in encapsulation resins market include expansion in consumer electronics, aerospace, and industrial sectors. With ceaseless use of electronic devices, need for mechanical protection of insulated printed circuit boards continues to rise. This entails use of encapsulation resins for consumer electronics. Function-wise, encapsulation resins envelope the entire device, serving to be a complete barrier for the device from external environment.

    Besides this, innovations in electronic products such as electronics for marine environments boosts demand of protection solutions. Manufacturers of electronics for marine environments prefer using epoxy resins for protection of the same. Marine electronics such as LED lights on ship decks, under-water cables, and sensor devices use encapsulation resins for protection purpose. Epoxy resins, for example, find wide use for encapsulation of marine electronics.

    Transparency Market Research, in one of its recent market publications estimates the global encapsulation resins market to expand at a slow 3.2% CAGR from 2017 to 2026. Expanding at this pace, the global encapsulation resins market is predicted to attain a valuation of US$3,757.6 mn by 2026.

    Featuring Notable Material Properties, Potting Encapsulation Products Underscore Expanded Applications

    The encapsulation resins market witness varying adoption trends. For electronics, type of encapsulation resin used is subjective. For example, to protect sensitive electronic components, manufacturers are focused on using potting resins. Potting resins display dielectric properties, mechanical strength, thermal conductivity, shock resistance, chemical resistance, and hardness accounting for continued preference of potting compounds for electronic components.

    Apart from this, expansion of energy and power sector is predicted to fuel demand for encapsulation resins. Encapsulation resins display properties of thermal conductivity too. This makes encapsulation resins suitable for energy and power applications.

    Research and development for enhancing material properties of encapsulation resins also favors growth of encapsulation resins market.

    The healthcare sector is serving to display continual demand for encapsulation resins. Rising uptake of sensitive electronics for medical diagnosis and therapeutics necessitates adequate protection of these devices. This amounts to use of encapsulation resins to prevent damage of sensitive electronic devices for healthcare.

    Besides Protection, Encapsulation Resins aid Product Capability too

    Among newer electronics, for multiple use, development of smart passive sensors is far-fetched. Thrust upon product manufacturers of electronic products to develop products for prolonged use have led to innovations such as smart passive sensors. This necessitates such products to be enveloped with protection solutions such as encapsulation resins.

    Besides protection, for electronic sensors, encapsulation resins aid with transmission capabilities of these sensors. For example, encapsulation resins aid environmental and physical characteristics of sensor devices for uninterrupted transmission of electrical signals. Serving such applications, demand for encapsulation resins is expected to remain high.

    In industrial environments, need to protect electronic components from corrosion is a key factor for the demand of protection solutions. Serving such applications for industrial use, epoxy resins product type is expected to garner significant revenue in the forthcoming years. Epoxy resins product segment is predicted to garner revenue above US$1,000 mn by 2026, finds Transparency Market Research. Growth of epoxy resins product segment is also attributed to its capability to withstand extreme temperatures, short circuits, dust, and moisture.

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    Among key regions in the encapsulation resins market, Asia Pacific is likely to remain at the fore over the forecast period between 2017 and 2026. Factors such as miniaturization of electronic components and presence of some leading electronics manufacturers impels growth of Asia Pacific encapsulation resins market.


  • Battery Materials Market Global Industry Analysis and Forecast Till 2025

    The global battery materials Market is expected to display stiff competition among leading players such as Arkema SA, BASF SE, FMC Corporation, Cabot Corporation,  and Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation. Players within the market are concentrating on manufacturing batteries that are efficient but at low cost. According to Transparency Market Research (TMR), players are also focusing on a developing high performance capacity batteries stiff competition and increasing their consumer base.

    According to Transparency Market Research, between 2017 and 2025 the global battery materials Market will exhibit a remarkable growth of 13.6% CAGR and rice to US$13.7 bn by 2025. On the basis of geography, North America has been leading in the market for a battery materials on account of the presence of a large number of car producers. However, asia-pacific is expected to rip North America or if its leading position within the battery materials market by expanding at a robust CAGR of 12.2% and becoming the largest regional market for battery materials.

    Secondary Batteries Witnessing Higher Demand

    On the basis of application, it is expected that the secondary batteries segment will lead on account of high demand for secondary batteries such as lead acid, lithium iron, and nickel metal hydride from the automotive and consumer goods sector. Since consumer is expanding across the globe, a similar growth will be observed by the secondary batteries segment. On the basis of types of battery material, it is expected that the cathode battery material will be most in demand. Electrolytes and anode are expected to be other key materials of battery which will be in demand.

    Consumer Goods and Transportation Sectors to Be Key End Use Areas for Battery Materials

    On the basis of end use, consumer goods is expected to be the leading segment. With a staggering surge in the rise of the sales of laptops computers, and mobiles, there is a height in the demand for various types of battery materials and this will bolster the growth of the market. In addition to this it is expected that the transportation sector will also be a lucrative and use application area for battery materials. Within the transportation sector, battery materials are used for Aerospace, Marine, automotive, and locomotive transportation. Moreover, with the growing concerns regarding Environmental Conservation and reducing carbon footprint, and reduction of harmful emissions, the uptake of electric vehicles is expected to increase worldwide. This in turn is expected to bode well for the battery materials market and also drive the transportation sector as a key end use area.

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    Depleting Fossil Fuels Creating Need for Alternatives

    According to the lead author of this report, with natural sources of fuels falling increasingly short, there is a need for Effective alternatives and this trend is expected to give rise to electric cars and other battery-driven vehicles which require the use of batteries. This in turn is subsequently benefiting the battery materials Market. With recent technological advancements and Innovations, the manufacturing of lithium ion batteries have become extremely cheap. This in turn is expected to further drive the growth of the battery materials market. Within the consumer goods and Automotive sector, there is an increasing and keen interest among manufacturers for Effective energy storage solutions and this will also bode well for the growth of the battery materials Market. With a large number of countries voting to reduce carbon footprint by replacing conventional vehicles with non-polluting electric and hybrid vehicles, it is expected that the demand for battery materials will surge tremendously.


  • Fiberglass Market Growth and Forecast 2025

    Transparency Market Research (TMR) notes that the global fiberglass market is categorized by the presence of a few players operating in it. Thus, the market bears a slightly consolidated vendor landscape. The intensity of the competition between the players is likely to increase as they aim at adopting several strategies to offer technologically-advanced products.

    Out of the various strategies adopted by players in the global fiberglass market to hold a sizeable stakes in the market, capitalizing on the emerging opportunities and focusing on technological expertise for unveiling new products have paid off the most. The global fiberglass market is expected to grow steadily due to the existence of several players who are heavily investing in research and development programs for strengthening their product portfolio and gaining competitive edge. Some of the leading players in the global fiberglass market are Zibo Zhuoyi Fiberglass Material, Taishan Fiberglass, Owens Corning, Chongqing Polycomp International Corp, and Shandong Fiberglass Group Co. Ltd.

    The TMR report projects the global fiberglass market to register an impressive CAGR of 4.7% from 2017 to 2025. By the end of 2025, the market will be worth US$10.8 bn, predicts the report.

    Among various application areas, the automotive industry contributed the largest share and is expected to fuel demand in the fiberglass market during the forecast period. This is attributed to increasing utilization of fiberglass products in automotive moldings and rising uptake of fiberglass structures in transportation sectors worldwide. Region wise, North America is expected to account for the leading share in the global fiberglass market in the coming years. This is because the region has seen several end-use industries get established in recent times thus increasing demand for fiberglass for various industrial applications.

    Growing Automotive Industry Worldwide Augments Demand in Fiberglass Market 

    Fiberglass which is most commonly known as glass-reinforced plastic, spun glass, or glass-fiber reinforced plastic is mainly a plastic material in a resin matrix, containing glass fibers. Such fiberglass exhibit properties such as lightweight, compressive strength, moderate tensile, and easy handling along with outstanding electrical properties. Fiberglass is widely adopted in various industry such as construction, aerospace, automotive, pharmaceutical, and electrical. Such material is considered as a cheapest composite fabric. Rising automotive industry, growing demand for automotive and construction fiberglass products, and increasing use of fiberglass in transit sector are the major factors driving the global fiberglass market.

    Furthermore, rising use of fiberglass products for providing protection against vehicle crash, growing demand lightweight but mechanically strong products, and increasing fabrication of walls, ladders, and windows are also fueling the growth in the global fiberglass market. Fiber glasses are also extensively used as insulation material worldwide. Such USPs are boosting global fiberglass market.

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    Growing Environment and Health Issues Hinder Market Growth

    Some of the challenges hindering the growth of the global fiberglass market are high prices of raw materials, absence of control authorities, lack of manufacturers, and health and environment related issues. Nonetheless, increasing demand for fiberglass in making consumer durable products and rising applications of fiberglass in energy conversion solutions are believed to help industry players overcome these challenges in the near future.


  • Medical Plastics Market Global Industry Analysis and Forecast Till 2026

    The global medical plastics market was valued at US$ 9.1 Bn in 2018 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2019 to 2027, according to a new research report titled ‘Medical Plastics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019–2027’’ published by Transparency Market Research (TMR).

    Rise in demand for medical plastics for manufacturing medical devices fuels the global medical plastics market. North America accounts for a major share of the global medical plastics market due to the increase in usage of medical plastics in disposable medical devices

    Increasing Demand for Plastics in Medical Industry

    Increase in demand for plastics to manufacture medical devices such as disposables, diagnostic instruments, catheters, tubes, masks, and medical bags is anticipated to boost the global medical plastics market. Lightweight and cost-effectiveness of medical plastics attract large number of medical device manufacturers to invest in medical plastics.

    Rising demand for disposable medical devices such as bed pens, inhalation masks, and intravenous (IV) tubes is likely to propel the medical plastics market during the forecast period. Low density of medical plastics make them ideal for the use in applications such as orthopedic devices, artificial cornea, and hearing aids. Implementation of stringent regulations by governing bodies across the globe is expected to reduce the consumption of medical plastics owing to health concerns. Long shelf life of medical plastics is a major factor driving the demand for these plastics.

    Advancements in 3D Printing Technologies for Manufacturing Medical Devices

    Adoption of advanced technologies such as 3D printing is a key factor fuelling the global medical plastics market. 3D printing is used to create tissues & organoids, surgical tools, patient-specific surgical models, and customized prosthetics. The usage of 3D printing technology can help customize medical implants for body parts such as knees, hips, ankles, parts of spine, and skull. Sterile instruments such as forceps, hemostats, scalpel handles, and clamps can be manufactured using 3D printing technology. 3D printing enables rapid production of dental implants, hearing aids, prescription eyeglasses, and headgear.

    High Focus on Extrusion Process Technology

    Extrusion is a process of making different parts, which have continuous length and cross section. Plastic in the form of solid plastic mass, pellet, or powder and foaming agents are extensively mixed, melted, and pushed through a die to form a shape during the extrusion process. The obtained shape is moved through secondary operations where it is cooled and cut into required shapes. Extrusion is preferred to other molding technologies for the manufacturing of structures with varying geometries.

    North America Dominates Global Medical Plastics Market

    In terms of demand, North America is expected to hold dominant share of the global medical plastics market during the forecast period. Increase in geriatric population and penetration of lifestyle diseases are the major factors fuelling the medical plastics market in the region. Major manufacturers such as BASF SE, Dow DuPont, and Evonik Industries AG have operational units in the region.

    Substantial investments in research and development and supportive government initiatives are further driving the medical plastics market in North America. According to the survey conducted by Research America, the investment in medical and health care development in the U.S. rose by 20.6% between 2013 and 2016. Rise in investments in R&D activities in the health care sector is likely to propel the demand for medical plastics in North America.

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    High Degree of Competition among Established Players

    The global medical plastics market is highly fragmented. Therefore, intense competition exists in the market. Major players operating in the global medical plastics market adopt various strategies such as mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and product launches in order to strengthen their position. Suppliers of medical plastics focus on forward integration in order to achieve product differentiation.

    Key players profiled in the report on the global medical plastics include Exxon Mobil Corporation, BASF SE, Dow DuPOnt, Evonik Industries AG, Arkema S.A, Covestro AG, Royal DSM, Solvay, The Lubrizol Corporation, HMC Polymers, and Eastman Chemical Company.


  • Chromium Market Global Industry Analysis and Forecast Till 2026

    The global medical plastics market was valued at US$ 9.1 Bn in 2018 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2019 to 2027, according to a new research report titled ‘Medical Plastics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019–2027’’ published by Transparency Market Research (TMR).

    Rise in demand for medical plastics for manufacturing medical devices fuels the global medical plastics market. North America accounts for a major share of the global medical plastics market due to the increase in usage of medical plastics in disposable medical devices

    Increasing Demand for Plastics in Medical Industry

    Increase in demand for plastics to manufacture medical devices such as disposables, diagnostic instruments, catheters, tubes, masks, and medical bags is anticipated to boost the global medical plastics market. Lightweight and cost-effectiveness of medical plastics attract large number of medical device manufacturers to invest in medical plastics.

    Rising demand for disposable medical devices such as bed pens, inhalation masks, and intravenous (IV) tubes is likely to propel the medical plastics market during the forecast period. Low density of medical plastics make them ideal for the use in applications such as orthopedic devices, artificial cornea, and hearing aids. Implementation of stringent regulations by governing bodies across the globe is expected to reduce the consumption of medical plastics owing to health concerns. Long shelf life of medical plastics is a major factor driving the demand for these plastics.

    Advancements in 3D Printing Technologies for Manufacturing Medical Devices

    Adoption of advanced technologies such as 3D printing is a key factor fuelling the global medical plastics market. 3D printing is used to create tissues & organoids, surgical tools, patient-specific surgical models, and customized prosthetics. The usage of 3D printing technology can help customize medical implants for body parts such as knees, hips, ankles, parts of spine, and skull. Sterile instruments such as forceps, hemostats, scalpel handles, and clamps can be manufactured using 3D printing technology. 3D printing enables rapid production of dental implants, hearing aids, prescription eyeglasses, and headgear.

    High Focus on Extrusion Process Technology

    Extrusion is a process of making different parts, which have continuous length and cross section. Plastic in the form of solid plastic mass, pellet, or powder and foaming agents are extensively mixed, melted, and pushed through a die to form a shape during the extrusion process. The obtained shape is moved through secondary operations where it is cooled and cut into required shapes. Extrusion is preferred to other molding technologies for the manufacturing of structures with varying geometries.

    North America Dominates Global Medical Plastics Market

    In terms of demand, North America is expected to hold dominant share of the global medical plastics market during the forecast period. Increase in geriatric population and penetration of lifestyle diseases are the major factors fuelling the medical plastics market in the region. Major manufacturers such as BASF SE, Dow DuPont, and Evonik Industries AG have operational units in the region.

    Substantial investments in research and development and supportive government initiatives are further driving the medical plastics market in North America. According to the survey conducted by Research America, the investment in medical and health care development in the U.S. rose by 20.6% between 2013 and 2016. Rise in investments in R&D activities in the health care sector is likely to propel the demand for medical plastics in North America.

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    High Degree of Competition among Established Players

    The global medical plastics market is highly fragmented. Therefore, intense competition exists in the market. Major players operating in the global medical plastics market adopt various strategies such as mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and product launches in order to strengthen their position. Suppliers of medical plastics focus on forward integration in order to achieve product differentiation.

    Key players profiled in the report on the global medical plastics include Exxon Mobil Corporation, BASF SE, Dow DuPOnt, Evonik Industries AG, Arkema S.A, Covestro AG, Royal DSM, Solvay, The Lubrizol Corporation, HMC Polymers, and Eastman Chemical Company.


  • Chromium Market - Industrial Forecast, Market Analysis and Trends till 2026

    The global chromium market is choc-o-bloc with players. This not just makes the market fragmented but highly competitive too. This because of constant efforts of the players to outdo one another with product innovations and distribution strategies. Players are also seen adopting competitive pricing strategies to surge ahead of their competitors.

    A Transparency Market Research report on the global chromium market finds that while competition is very stiff in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan because of innumerable players in it, the North America market presents a more subdued competitive landscape because of being consolidated.

    Some of the noteworthy players in the global chromium market listed in the report are Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Samancor Chrome, Xinapse Systems Ltd., Odisha Mining Corporation, and MVC Holdings LLC.

    The report finds that the market would be worth US$18 bn by the end of 2026.

    With respect to grade, the global chromium market can be classified into refractory and foundry gate, chemical intermediary grade, and metallurgical grade. Among them, the metallurgical grade chromium currently dominates the market with a substantial share. With respect to geography, Asia Pacific at present is the largest chromium market.

    This is because of the presence of large stainless steel manufacturing facilities in developing nations of India and China. Besides, surging demand from different stainless steel end-use industries, particularly automotive and aerospace is also having a positive impact on the market. With respect to revenue, Asia Pacific is predicted to rise at 3.1% CAGR from 2017 to 2025.

    Massive Demand for Stainless Steel Buoys Growth in Global Chromium Market

    At the forefront of driving demand in the global chromium market is the rising demand for stainless steel. About 18.0% of a stainless steel is comprised of chromium which improves its hardness and resistance of oxidation. In this manner, it protects the steel from corrosion. Elaborates the lead analyst of the report, “Rising construction activities and infrastructure development worldwide, especially in developing nations of Asia Pacific and Latin America are at the forefront of driving demand in the global chromium market. Some of these nations are not just major consumers but also major producers.”

    The economic development worldwide leading to sales of automobiles is another factor stoking the global chromium market. Adds the lead analyst of the report, “The soaring demand for thin coatings in automotive industry, which not just lessens costs but also brings down environmental effects by reducing the overall weight of the vehicle, has led to demand in global chromium market.”

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    Carcinogenic Properties of Chromium Deters Uptake

    Acting as a deterrent to the global chromium market, on the other hand, is its carcinogenic properties and price volatility. Chromium is toxic and is present in two forms hexavalent and trivalent. Between the two, trivalent is considered less acute. The hexavalent chromium, on the other hand, impacts the respiratory tract in humans after prolonged exposure.


  • Textile Chemicals Market Growth and Forecast 2026

    Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled “Textile Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026”. According to the report, the global textile chemicals market is projected to be worth US$ 31,860 Mn by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 3.7% from 2018 to 2026. Textile chemicals are employed as a part of textile manufacturing processes. They are utilized in spinning, pretreatment, dyeing, finishing, and other textile processes.

    Shift in Textile Manufacturing Facilities to Developing Regions and Rise in GDP and Per Capita Spending on Apparel

    Demand for textile chemicals is primarily related to the production of textiles and apparels. It also related to the demand for textiles and apparels as end products. Textile manufacturers are shifting their manufacturing facilities from developed countries such as the U.S., Japan, and those in Europe to developing economies such as China and those in Southeast Asia.

    Abundant availability of raw materials and low-cost manpower in Asia Pacific are some of the major factors responsible for the shift in focus toward developing regions. The growth rate of apparel consumption is expected to be higher in an emerging or developing country than that in a developed country due to the increase in disposable income of the people in developing countries. This is anticipated to drive the textile chemicals market in the next few years.

    Rising Demand for Smart Technical Textiles

    The next generation smart technical textiles are used in several furnishing, technical textiles, and apparel applications. They demonstrate dynamic functionalities by combining smart materials and integrated computing power. These smart textiles are capable of sensing and adapting to environmental conditions, and sensing electrical, thermal, and other stimuli.

    Demand for smart textiles is expected to rise significantly around the world on account of innovations and technology developments. The increasing popularity of sophisticated gadgets, decreasing manufacturing costs of electronic components as well as fabrics and miniaturization of electronics are expected to provide lucrative opportunities for the textile chemicals market during the forecast period.

    The global textile chemicals market can be segmented based on product type and applications. Based on product type, the textile chemicals market can be divided into coating & sizing chemicals, colorants & auxiliaries, finishing agents, surfactants, desizing agents, bleaching agents, bleaching agents, yarn lubricants, and others.

    The coating & sixing chemicals segment can be further calssified into wetting agents, defoamers, and other coating & sizing chemicals. The coating & sizing chemicals segment constituted a dominant share of the textile chemicals market, followed by colorants & auxiliaries segment, in terms of volume and revenue, in 2017. In terms of application, the textile chemicals market can be segmented into home furnishing textiles, technical textiles, apparel, and industrial textiles.

    Home furnishing textiles can be sub-segmented into carpets & rugs, furniture, and other home furnishing textiles. Technical textiles can be further categorized into agrotech, geotech, meditech, and other technical textiles. Textile chemicals were primarily used for home furnishing in 2017. The trend is anticipated to continue during the forecast period.

    Asia Pacific Anticipated to Dominate the Textile Chemicals Market in 2026

    In terms of revenue, Asia Pacific led the textile chemicals market in 2017 and is expected to continue its dominance during the forecast period. Rising population and increasing consumer profiles are driving the textile chemicals market in the region. China accounted for a major share of the textile chemicals in Asia Pacific in 2017 owing to the strong distribution network in the country.

    Rapid industrialization and large textile manufacturing capacities in developing countries such as India and Vietnam are projected to boost the textile chemicals market during the forecast period. Asia Pacific was followed by Europe, which has a mature textile chemicals market. Turkey and Germany are expected to be major consumers of textile chemicals in Europe in the near future. The U.S. dominated the textile chemicals market in North America in 2017.

    In Latin America, Brazil was a major country of the market for textile chemicals in 2017. The country is expected to retain its position during the forecast period. The textile chemicals market in Middle East & Africa is likely to expand at a sluggish pace during the forecast period. Demand for home furnishing textiles in the region is expected to be high in the next few years.

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    Moderately Consolidated Textile Chemicals Market

    The global textile chemicals market is moderately consolidated. Companies consistently develop new strategies to expand their capacity and product portfolios through joint ventures and research & development. In 2016, Huntsman Corporation signed a partnership agreement with Jihua Group, China.

    The move was anticipated to strengthen the portfolio of dye and chemical products of Huntsman Corporation in China’s textile industry. In the same year, DyStar announced its acquisition of three specialty chemicals units of a U.S.-based company, Emerald Performance Materials LLC. Archroma, Lonsen, and Covestro AG are some of the prominent players in the textile chemicals market. Other key players in the textile chemicals market include Huntsman Corporation, DyStar Singapore Pte Ltd, Tata Chemicals Ltd., Fibro Chem LLC, OMNOVA Solutions Ins., and Solvay S.A.


  • Adhesives and Sealants Market - Industrial Forecast, Market Analysis and Trends till 2026

    The global adhesives & sealants market was valued at US$ 58,153.1 Mn in 2017 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2018 to 2026, according to a new report titled ‘Adhesives & Sealants Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026,’ published by Transparency Market Research (TMR). The global adhesives & sealants market is driven by the rise in building and construction activities across the globe.

    Rise in Demand for Adhesives & Sealants from Building & Construction Industry to Drive Market

    The global adhesives & sealants market is primarily driven by advancements in the building & construction industry. Rise in the number of upcoming commercial building projects, especially in Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa, is anticipated to propel the adhesives & sealants market in these regions. The residential and non-residential construction sectors in the U.S. has been expanding in the last few years. This trend is likely to continue during the forecast period. The residential construction sector in the U.S. experienced year-on-year growth of 10.52% in 2016 and 10.58% in 2017.

    The non-residential construction sector expanded by 7.71% from 2015 to 2016. Construction of health care, commercial, and office buildings have increased in the country. The housing industry in the U.S. is estimated to expand at a rapid pace in the near future. New York, Houston, Los Angeles, and Chicago are projected to represent 20% of total construction output in the U.S. by 2026. India is expected to become the third leading construction industry in the world by 2026.

    Implementation of Stringent Environmental Regulations Related to VOC Emission to Restrain Market 

    Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions during the use of adhesives pose a threat to the environment. Several countries have set guidelines restricting the amount of VOCs emitted during the usage of adhesives, especially for solvent-based adhesives, in industries. Manufacturing operations are bound by rules and regulations regarding evaluation, registration, storage, usage, handling, and transportation of certain substances and their emissions, effluents, and other wastes. Violation of these regulations is expected to lead to legal compromise future business activities of the company.

    These environmental regulations restrain the demand for solvent-based adhesives in packaging and printing industries, as heavy penalties and losses can be incurred due to violation of these government regulations. Therefore, most market players are shifting from solvent-based adhesives to water-based adhesives. Rapid industrialization and urbanization has increased air pollution, which has affected the health of people across the globe. Several developing and developed countries such as the U.S., India, and China are facing pressure from domestic and international regulatory bodies to formulate regulations to control VOC emission and reduce pollution.

    Acrylics Segment to Dominate Global Adhesives & Sealants Market

    Based on resin, the adhesives market has been segmented into acrylics, epoxy, poly vinyl acetate (PVA), polyurethane (PU), styrenic block, ethyl vinly acetate (EVA), and other resins such as silicone, polyester, and fluoropolymer. In terms of resin, the sealants market has been segregated into acrylics, epoxy, poly vinyl acetate (PVA), polyurethane (PU), silicone, and others such as polyester and fluoropolymer.

    The acrylic segment dominated the adhesives market. Acrylic resins are extensively being used in the production of heat resistant, water-based, and UV curing adhesives. Additionally, resins have robust bonding characteristics, fast setting time, and good environmental resistance.

    The acrylic segment of the sealants market is anticipated to expand at a rapid pace during the forecast period. Favorable physical properties such as good peel, impact, and tensile lap shear strengths are driving the demand for acrylic sealants. Excellent adhesion properties exhibited on substrates such as steel and aluminum are expected to boost their demand in automotive, consumer, and construction industries.

    Water-based Segment to Drive Adhesives Market

    In terms of technology, the adhesives market has been classified into water-based, solvent-based, hot melt, and reactive and others, which includes powder-based and oil-based. The water-based segment of the adhesives market is estimated to expand at a rapid pace during the forecast period due to their eco-friendly nature. Water-borne adhesives meet the standards imposed by the U.S. and European Union regarding VOC emissions. In addition to low toxicity, their high water content makes water-based adhesives less flammable and reduces hazardous waste.

    Automotive & Transportation Segment Dominates Adhesives & Sealants Market

    Based on application, the adhesives market has been divided into paper & packaging, building & construction, woodworking, automotive & transportation, consumer/DYI, leather & footwear, and others such as electronics and marine. The sealants market has been split into building & construction, automotive & transportation, consumer, others, which include industrial, woodworking, packaging, and electronics.

    The global automotive industry is replacing welding of engine parts assembly with adhesives and sealants to reduce the weight of the vehicle. Reduction in vehicle weight increases fuel efficiency. Automobile manufacturers are using adhesives and sealants to bond and seal vehicles’ interiors, exteriors, under-the-hood, under-chassis, and other related parts. Most major manufacturers of automobiles across the world use adhesives based on epoxy resins, as they provide strong and durable bond of dissimilar materials. 

    Asia Pacific Dominates Global Adhesives & Sealants Market

    In terms of region, the global adhesives & sealants market has been segregated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Based on consumption, Asia Pacific is expected to create lucrative opportunities in the adhesives & sealants market during the forecast period. The market in Asia Pacific, especially China and India, is expanding significantly. This, in turn, is boosting the demand for building and construction materials such as adhesives & sealants.

    Demand for adhesives & sealants in North America is driven by the presence of a large number of end-use industries and rising construction spending in the U.S. Moreover, easy availability of raw materials in the form of shale gas and numerous strategic initiatives adopted by companies such as 3M, BASF, and Avery Denison is expected to fuel demand during the forecast period.

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    High Degree of Competition among Market Players

    High degree of competition exists among market players operating in the adhesives & sealants market. The market is dominated by a few major players and is moderately consolidated. Key players operating in the adhesives & sealants market include Henkel AG and Co. KGaA, Sika AG., Bostik SA, RPM International Inc., KCC Corporation, H.B. Fuller Company, The 3M Company, Illinois Tool Works Inc., Avery Dennison Corporation, Huntsman International LLC., DowDuPont Inc., Ashland, and Akzo Nobel N.V.


  • Superabsorbent Polymer Market : Industry Outlook by 2026

    The global superabsorbent polymer market was valued at US$ 9,106.02 Mn in 2017 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2018 to 2026, according to a new report titled ‘Superabsorbent Polymer Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026,’ published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) .

    The global superabsorbent polymer market is driven by the rise in demand for disposable baby diapers and sanitary products. Asia Pacific accounts for major share of the global superabsorbent polymer market, led by the increase in population and growth in awareness about hygienic products, diabetic wounds, and wound care products in the region.

    Rise in Demand for Disposable Baby Diapers and Sanitary Products Projected to Drive Market

    Superabsorbent polymers are capable of absorbing up to 500 times their own weight of liquid and forming a gel that locks fluids. Demand for these polymers is high in disposable baby diapers in developing countries such as China and India, primarily due to the rise in population and increase in birth rates in these countries. The birth rate in India stands at around 26 million to 27 million per year.

    However, the rate of penetration of disposable baby diapers is as low as 2% to 3%. Changes in lifestyle and rise in demand for quality diapers with characteristics such as high water retention capacity and low skin rashes are augmenting the demand for superabsorbent polymers across the globe.

    Besides baby diapers, superabsorbent polymers are widely used in sanitary napkins and adult hygiene products. Various awareness programs regarding hygiene are organized by non-profit organizations in rural areas in developing countries. This is boosting the demand for superabsorbent polymers in sanitary products.

    Increase in Agricultural Needs of Booming Population Likely to Offer Attractive Growth Opportunities

    Rapid increase in global population has raised food security concerns. Underdeveloped and developing countries still lack proper farming practices. Inadequate arable land has put pressure on farmers to increase the yield of agricultural products. The year-on-year decrease in arable land per capita and increase in population are expected to augment the usage of superabsorbent polymers in the next few years.

    The water retention property of superabsorbent polymer helps farmers continue farming in adverse conditions. Environmental changes, including global warming, have resulted in irregular monsoons. This affects the harvest. Superabsorbent polymers assist plant growth during droughts. They also enable plants to survive by reducing water requirement (up to 50%) in mountainous lands, dry lands, and desert areas.

    Rise in usage of superabsorbent polymer as a water conservation tool in large-scale farming; increase in popularity of landscaping of garden grass and golf courses; and growth in emerging applications of superabsorbent polymers in arboriculture are some of the factors anticipated to provide lucrative growth opportunities to the global superabsorbent polymer market.

    Volatility in Raw Material Prices Anticipated to Hamper Superabsorbent Polymer Market

    The global superabsorbent polymer market is prone to fluctuations in prices of raw materials such as acrylic acid. Constant volatility in prices of raw materials is adversely affecting the superabsorbent polymer market. The price of acrylic acid increased in Asia Pacific during September 2012 to 2013, due to the accidental damage to the Nippon Shokubai’s Himeji facility.

    Thus, tightening supply of acrylic acid due to the fluctuation in supply and prices of raw materials adversely affected the global superabsorbent polymer market. In May 2018, Evonik Industries AG raised the prices of superabsorbent polymers by 15% in Europe and the U.S. due to the high prices of raw materials in these regions.

    Sodium Polyacrylate Segment to Dominate Global Superabsorbent Polymer Market

    The global superabsorbent polymer market has been segmented based on resin, application, and region. Based on resin, the market can be divided into sodium polyacrylate, potassium polyacrylate, polyacrylamide copolymer, ethylene maleic anhydride copolymer, polysaccharides, and others. Sodium polyacrylate is the dominant segment of the superabsorbent polymer market.

    It is widely used in hygiene products such as diapers and sanitary pads. Agricultural grade of sodium polyacrylate is also available in the market. Properties such as good permeability, strong absorptive capacity, and easy maintenance are fueling the demand for sodium polyacrylate resins. Other applications of sodium polyacrylate include cables, ice bags, and wound dressings.

    Asia Pacific Dominates Global Superabsorbent Polymer Market

    In terms of region, Asia Pacific accounted for a major share of the global superabsorbent polymer market in 2017. Countries such as India, China, Vietnam, and Indonesia are expected to provide lucrative opportunities to manufacturers owing to the increase in disposable income, growth in population, expansion in end-use industries, and escalation in demand for high-quality products in health care, pharmaceutical, and personal hygiene sectors in these countries.

    Rise in population in Asia Pacific has also resulted in higher demand for food. Growth in population has led to a decline in arable land per capita in the region. Superabsorbent polymers are capable of improving the arability of land. This is estimated to boost the market in Asia Pacific, particularly in China and India. Europe and North America are mature economies; therefore, the superabsorbent polymer market in these regions is expected to expand at a moderate pace during the forecast period.

    Increase in geriatric population and rise in research activities in the field of product innovation, typically in medical & pharmaceutical industry, is projected to drive the superabsorbent polymer market in North America and Europe during the forecast period.

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    High Degree of Competition among Established Players

    Key players profiled in the report are Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd, BASF SE, Evonik Industries, Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd, KAO Corporation, Sanyo Chemical Industries, Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co. Ltd, LG Chem Ltd., Emerging Technologies Inc., Water-sorb, Tramfloc Inc., Yixing Danson Technology, Technical Absorbents, Hosokawa Micron B.V, and SOCO Chemical. The top three players – Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd, BASF SE, and Evonik Industries – cumulatively accounted for more than 45% share of the market in 2017. Manufacturers of superabsorbent polymers are primarily concentrated in China, the U.S., Japan, and Germany.


  • Fly Ash Market - Competitive Dynamics and Global Industry Outlook 2026

    According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) titled ‘Fly Ash Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026,’ the global fly ash market is estimated to reach US$ 11,371.0 Mn by 2026 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period. Expansion in the global fly ash market is primarily driven by the growth in end-user industries such as construction.

    The fly ash market in Asia Pacific is estimated to expand at a CAGR of more than 7.0% during the forecast period, owing to the high demand for fly ash in various end-use industries across the region, especially in China, India, and the ASEAN sub-region.

    Expansion in End-use Industries to Drive Market

    Fly ash is extensively used as an environmentally sustainable substitute for Portland cement in the construction industry. It is also used to enhance the overall performance of ready-mix concrete. Furthermore, fly ash is used in the manufacture of bricks and blocks. It is also employed in road construction in the construction industry. Fly ash is also used in sectors such as mining, water treatment, and agriculture.

    Rise in demand for fly ash in these end-use industries is anticipated to fuel the global fly ash market. Coal combustion products (CCPs) contain environmentally hazardous substances such as arsenic, cadmium, and mercury. If not monitored properly, these contaminants can pose serious threat to the environment. Hence, it is vital to regulate the disposal of CCPs such as fly ash from coal-fired power stations.

    Regulatory authorities across the globe such as the U.S. EPA and the European Union’s Waste Legislation regulate the disposal of coal ash products. In October 2016, the U.S. EPA issued a set of rules for safe disposal of coal combustion products in the U.S. This is likely to drive the fly ash market during the forecast period.

    Class F Type Segment and Cement & Concrete Application Segment to Dominate Global Fly Ash Market

    In terms of type, the global fly ash market has been bifurcated into class C and class F. Based on application, the global fly ash market has been divided into cement & concrete, structural fills, mining waste stabilization, road constructions, and others.

    The cement & concrete segment is anticipated to dominate the market, as fly ash is one of the environmentally sustainable substitutes for Portland cement. Furthermore, rise in construction activities is likely to fuel the demand for fly ash in cement and concrete operations. Based on type, the class F segment dominated the fly ash market in terms of revenue in 2017.

    Asia Pacific to Dominate Fly Ash Market

    Based on region, the global fly ash market has been split into Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. The fly ash market in Asia Pacific is projected to expand at a CAGR of more than 7.0% during the forecast period due to the high demand for fly ash in various end-use industries across the region. The region offers significant expansion opportunities to the fly ash market.

    China dominates the market in Asia Pacific owing to the expansion in end-user industries, particularly the construction industry, in the country. The cement & concrete application segment is a prominent consumer of fly ash in Asia Pacific.

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    Fragmented Market

    The global fly ash market is fragmented. Large number of small and medium scale local suppliers of fly ash operate in the market. Prominent players functioning in the fly ash market include Lafarge Holicim, Cemex S.A.B. De C.V., and Boral Ltd.


  • Polyvinyl Alcohols Market : Industry Outlook by 2026

    The global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market was valued at US$ 425.02 Mn in 2017 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 3.85% from 2018 to 2026, according to a new report titled ‘Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026,’ published by Transparency Market Research (TMR).

    The global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market is driven by the rise in demand for polyvinyl alcohol fibers as substitute for asbestos in the cement additives segment. In terms of production and demand, Asia Pacific accounts for the dominant share of the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market.

    Rise in Use of Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibers as Substitute for Asbestos Projected to Boost Market

    Polyvinyl alcohol fibers are used in engineered cementitious composites (ECC), as they provide reinforcement to the concrete. Cement additives is a key application segment of the polyvinyl alcohol fibers market. Polyvinyl alcohol fiber based cement additives possess high tensile strength and high modulus of elasticity.

    Polyvinyl alcohol fiber-based concrete is extensively used in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. It is preferred as an alternative for environmentally detrimental asbestos. The use of asbestos in roofing and construction purposes is banned in several regions of the world due to the harmful effects of asbestos on human health. Thus, adoption of polyvinyl alcohol fibers as substitute for asbestos is expected to boost the market during the forecast period.

    Volatility in Prices of Raw Materials and Presence of Substitute Products Hampering Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibers Market

    Polyvinyl alcohol fibers are produced from polyvinyl alcohol resins. These resin are downstream products of the vinyl acetate value chain. They are produced from petrochemical feedstock. The prices of petrochemical feedstock are volatile and fluctuate on a daily basis.

    This causes volatility in prices of the fiber, thereby hampering the polyvinyl alcohol fibers market. Presence of substitute materials in target applications of polyvinyl alcohol fibers is also hindering the market. Just a few producers of polyvinyl alcohol fibers operate in the market. This further restrains the demand for polyvinyl alcohol fibers.

    Staples Segment to Dominate Global Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibers Market

    Based on product, the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market has been bifurcated into filaments and staples. Staples are available in the form of short cut strands of fiber. This is the dominant segment in the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market. It is anticipated to expand at a rapid pace during the forecast period.

    Staple fibers are used in applications such as cement additives, textiles, and nonwoven materials. They can also be twisted to form yarns. Staple fibers are employed as cement additives for reinforcing cement. Demand for staple fibers is anticipated to rise at a rapid pace during the forecast period.

    Cement Additives Application Segment to Lead Market Growth

    In terms of application, the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market has been segmented into cement additives, textiles, nonwovens, and others (including fishing nets, tire cords, and ropes). The cement additives segment accounted for dominant share of the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market in 2017. The segment is estimated to expand rapidly during the forecast period.

    These fibers are used as reinforcing materials in fiber concrete. They are also widely used as substituted for asbestos that are detrimental to human health. Textiles is another significant consumer of polyvinyl alcohol fibers. The segment is expected to expand at a moderate pace during the forecast period. Nonwovens is estimated to be one of the rapidly growing application segments of the polyvinyl alcohol fibers market during the forecast period.

    Asia Pacific Dominates Global Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibers Market

    Based on region, the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market can be divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. In terms of demand, Asia Pacific held the dominant share of the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market in 2017. The region is also the major producer of polyvinyl alcohol fibers. In terms of demand, Europe and North America are other significant consumers of polyvinyl alcohol fibers.

    The polyvinyl alcohol fibers market in North America and Europe is anticipated to expand at a sluggish to moderate pace during the forecast period. Demand for polyvinyl alcohol fibers in these regions is estimated to rise owing to the increase in usage as substitute for asbestos in the cement additives application segment.

    Demand for polyvinyl alcohol fibers is estimated to rise significantly in Middle East & Africa and Latin America in the near future. These two regions accounted for small share of the global polyvinyl alcohol fibers market in terms of demand in 2017. However, they are projected to create lucrative opportunities for polyvinyl alcohol fibers during the forecast period.

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    Monopolistic Nature of Polyvinyl Alcohol Market

    The polyvinyl alcohol fibers market is monopolistic. It is dominated by Kuraray Co. Ltd. Production in primarily concentrated in Japan and China. The competition is high in China due to the presence of large numbers of players producing polyvinyl alcohol fibers. Key players operating in the market include Unitika Ltd., Anuhi Wanwei Group, Sinopec SVW, Nitivy Ltd., Nycon Corporation, and MiniFiber.


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