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Specialty & Fine Chemicals

In recent times the chemical industry has seen a significant trend towards low-volume high-value chemicals and materials. These are generally referred to as specialty or performance chemicals. In addition, we also possess a team of domain experts, focusing on the fine chemical space. Grand View Research publishes industry reports, market sizing and forecast studies and market potential studies for key industries including,

  • Agrochemicals
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Renewable chemicals
  • Specialty, bio-based and water soluble polymers
  • Electronic chemicals
  • Industrial Cleaners
  • Food additives, nutricosmetics, flavors and fragrances
  • Catalysts and enzymes

 

Research Reports in Specialty & Fine Chemicals

Aspartic Acid Market Analysis By Application (Feed Supplements, Medicine, Polyaspartic Acid, Aspartame, L-Alanine) And Segment Forecasts To 2022

April 2015

Global aspartic acid demand was 35.6 kilo tons in 2012. Increasing biodegradable products demand owing to depleting fossil fuel reserves is expected to remain a key driving factor for global aspartic acid market for the next seven years. Aspartic acid is used in the synthesis for manufacturing...

1,3 Propanediol (PDO) Market Analysis By Application (Polytrimethylene Terephthalate (PTT), Polyurethane, Personal Care & Detergents) And Segment Forecasts To 2022

April 2015

Global 1,3 propanediol market demand was 140.5 kilo tons in 2013. Growing demand for polyesters such as polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT) and increasing polyurethane penetration across various end-use industries are expected to remain key driving factors for global 1,3 PDO market. Growing polyester...

Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Market Analysis By Product (Unfilled, Carbon Filled, Glass Filled), By Application (Medical, Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial, Electrical & Electronics) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2015

Global PEEK market demand was 4,000 tons in 2012. Growing environmental concerns on account of increasing harmful gas emission has prompted to reduce reliance on fuel. This burning issue has forced automobile manufacturers to focus on increasing...

Xanthan Gum Market By Application (Oil & Gas, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2015

Global xanthan gum market is expected to witness significant growth over the next six years on account of rapid surge in oil & gas industry to meet the energy requirements of ever growing population. Xanthan gum is primarily used in enhanced...

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Market Analysis By Raw Material (PAN and Pitch), By Product (Thermoset and Thermoplastic), By Application (Automotive, Aerospace, Wind Turbine, Sports/Leisure, Molding & Compound, Construction, Pressure Vessel) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2015

Global carbon fiber reinforced plastic market was 66.0 kilo tons in 2012. Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) market has observed a surge in demand on account of its increasing use across various end-use industries such as automotive,...

Malic Acid Market Analysis By Application (Beverages, Confectionery & Food) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2015

Global malic acid market demand was 63.7 kilo tons in 2012. Growing artificial flavorants demand in beverages is expected to drive global malic acid market over the forecast period. Increasing acidity regulators demand particularly in processed...

Fumaric Acid Market Analysis By Application (Food & Beverages, Rosin Paper Sizes, UPR, Alkyd Resins) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2015

Global fumaric acid market demand was 225.2 kilo tons in 2012. Global increase in processed food popularity coupled with ready-to-drink beverages availability is expected to remain a key driving factor for fumaric acid market growth over the next...

Tartaric acid Market Analysis By Application (Food & Beverages, Wine, Pharmaceuticals, Antacids) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2015

Global tartaric acid market was 56.99 kilo tons in 2012. Increasing wine consumption is expected to remain a key factor driving the global market growth over the forecast period. Increasing wine consumption in emerging markets of Asia Pacific is...

Isostearic Acid Market Analysis By Application (Personal Care, Chemical Esters, Lubricant & Greases) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2015

Global isostearic acid market demand was 46.0 kilo tons in 2012. Growth of personal care industry particularly in emerging markets of Asia Pacific and Latin America is expected to remain a key driving factor for global isostearic acid market....

Dimer Acid Market Analysis By Application (Nonreactive Polyamide Resins, Reactive Polyamide Resins, Oilfield Chemicals) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2015

Global dimer acid market was estimated at 426.4 kilo tons in 2013. Increasing demand for polyamide resins in printing inks, coatings, adhesives and oilfield chemicals is expected to remain a key factor driving the global market growth over the forecast period. Urbanization and high rates of...

Liquid Crystal Polymers (LCP) Market Analysis By Application (Electrical & Electronics, Industrial Machinery, Automotive) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2015

Global liquid crystal polymers (LCP) market demand was 42.8 kilo tons in 2012. Rapid miniaturization of electronic components such as connectors and surface mount devices is expected to remain a key driving factor for global LCP market over the...

Castor Oil And Derivatives Market Analysis By Product (Sebacic Acid, Undecylenic Acid, Castor Wax, Dehydrated Castor Oil), By Application (Lubricants, Surface Coatings, Biodiesel, Cosmetics & Pharmaceuticals, Plastics & Resins) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2015

Global castor oil & derivatives market demand was 653.0 kilo tons in 2012. Growing demand for biodegradable and sustainable products on account of industry shift towards reducing reliance on petrochemicals is expected to remain a key driving...

Bio Solvents Market Analysis By Product (Lactate Ester, Soy Methyl Ester Alcohol, Glycols) By Applications (Paints & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Printing Inks) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2015

Global bio solvents market demand was 2,374.9 kilo tons in 2012. Volatile petrochemical prices coupled with growing health concerns due to VOC presence in conventional solvents are expected to remain key factors driving the growth of global bio...

Bio-based Polypropylene (PP) Market Analysis By Application (Injection, Textile, Films) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2015

Global biobased polypropylene (PP) market is at a nascent stage of development and most of the companies are pursuing activities on manufacturing naturally derived isopropanol and n-butanol. Corn, biomass and vegetable oil are typically used for...

Bio-Based Polyurethane (PU) Market Analysis By Product (Rigid Foams, Flexible Foams, CASE), By End-Use (Furniture & Interiors, Construction, Automotive, Footwear) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2015

Global bio-based PU market was 1,534.0 tons in 2012. Increasing demand for environmental friendly polymers on account of a strong shift in trend towards reducing dependence on conventional polymers is expected to remain a key driver for the...

Natural Oil Polyols (NOP) Market Analysis By Product (Soy Oil Polyols, Castor Oil Polyols, Palm Oil Polyols, Canola Oil Polyols, Sunflower Oil Polyols) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2015

Shift in industry trend towards development of bio-based products in order to reduce dependency on petrochemicals is expected to remain a key driving factor for global natural oil polyols market. Castor oil, soy oil, sunflower oil and palm oil...

Furfural Market Analysis By Application (Furfuryl Alcohol, Solvent) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2015

Global furfural demand was 270 kilo tons in 2012. Strong shift towards development of bio-based chemicals on account of volatile petrochemical prices and growing environmental concerns is expected to remain a key driver for the growth of global...

Aerosol Market Analysis By Application (Personal Care, Household, Paint, Medical) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

December 2014

Aerosols are majorly used in deodorants, room fresheners, paints and medical products due to their ability to hold liquid droplets in pressurized form. Growing demand for personal care and household products is expected to drive aerosol market...

Bio-based Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Market Analysis By Application (Packaging, Technical, Consumer Goods) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

December 2014

Bio based polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market has vast opportunities for participating companies as currently commercialized product is 30% sustainable, derived using bio MEG and petroleum derived PTA. Companies have invested significant sum...

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) Market Analysis By Application (Dietary Supplements, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Coenzyme Q10 is a 1,4 benzoquinone that is responsible for electron transport and aerobic cellular respiration in organisms. The compound is also known as CoQ10 or ubiquinone. CoQ10 is primarily found in high energy requirement organs such as...

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) Powder Market Analysis By Product (Linear, Cross-Linked), By Application (PVC Modifier, Automotive, Construction, Footwear, Consumer Goods) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Increasing high quality plasticizers demand owing to additional mechanical properties is expected to be the key driver for global nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) powder market. Increasing modified plastics demand in high end applications such as...

Oleochemicals Market Analysis By Product (Fatty Acid, Fatty Alcohol, Glycerol) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Growing demand for biodegradable and sustainable products on account of reducing reliance on petrochemicals is expected to remain a key driving factor for global oleochemicals market. Volatile price of petrochemical derived products on account of...

Specialty And High Performance Films Market Analysis By Product (Polyester, Nylon, Fluoropolymer, Polycarbonate), By Application (Barrier, Safety, Decorative, Microporous), By End-Use (Packaging, Personal Care, Electrical & Electronics, Automotive, Construction) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Growing demand for durable & high tensile packaging materials with chemical resistant properties has led to the growth of specialty & high performance films market. Packaging market developments, especially, flexible packaging for food...

Synthetic Paper Market Analysis By Product (Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene, High-Density Polyethylene), By Application (Label, Non-Label) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

October 2014

Global synthetic paper market demand is expected to witness sharp growth due to their physical characteristics including durability and high tear resistance, along with superior chemical properties, make them ideal for labeling applications....

Food Colorants Market Analysis By Product (Synthetic, Natural, Natural Identical, Caramel), By Application (Food, CSDs, Non Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholic Beverages) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

September 2014

Food colorants are substances, pigments or dyes that are added to foodstuffs or beverages in order to add color and are used domestically as well as commercially in the form of paste, gel, powders or liquids. Food colorants market has common...

Low Profile Additives (LPA) Market Analysis By Product (PVAc, PMMA, PS, HDPE), By Application (SMC/BMC, Pultrusion, RTM) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

September 2014

Low profile additives are thermoplastic/elastomeric polymers that are added to polyester or glass composites during formulation in order to improve surface finish and avoid shrinkage. Composites undergo high volumetric shrinkage during...

Renewable Chemicals Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing consumer awareness towards renewable chemicals along with increasing environmental concerns has been the major factors for renewable chemicals market growth. Stringent environment regulations related to manufacture and disposal of petrochemicals by regulatory bodies such as EPA, REACH, and European Commission has also fuelled renewable chemicals demand over...

Specialty Coatings Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Positive outlook towards global paints & coatings market coupled with growing end-use specific coating materials demand is expected to drive specialty coatings growth. Increasing customer needs including high performance, improved durability and extended service life is estimated to augment specialty coatings demand over the forecast period. These coatings are...

Blowing Agents Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global increase in demand for polymeric foams coupled with growth of end-user industries such as infrastructure and appliances is expected remain a key driving factor for blowing agents market over the next six years. Blowing agents are primarily used as adhesives for polymer industry to employ specific foam properties such as weight reduction, acoustics and shock...

Organometallics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global organometallics market is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period owing to its use in various applications including stoichiometric and catalytic processes employed in the chemical industry. Production of polyethylene and polypropylene is carried out via organometallic catalysts. Organometallics are primarily used in the form of catalysts to...

Glutamic Acid Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Glutamic acid market is expected to experience a considerable growth owing to increasing application in processed food & animal feed industries. Animal feed industry is expected to witness significant growth owing to increasing global meat consumption coupled with surging high quality meat products demand. This trend is expected to positively impact global...

Xylitol Building Block Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing elastomer demand in packaging, automotive, electrical & electronics, transportation, insulation, construction and household industries is expected to drive the xylitol building block market growth over the forecast period. Polycondensation of xylitol with water soluble citric acid and sebacic acid yields water soluble pre-polymers (known as PXC...

Fatty Alcohols Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Emergence of biodegradable and sustainable products on account of reducing reliance on petroleum derived chemicals is expected to play a significant role in promoting fatty alcohols market growth over the next six years. Fatty alcohols are majorly used for the production of detergents and surfactants on account of exhibiting functions such as floatation,...

Bio-Based Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bio-based polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is expected to witness considerable growth owing to its wide range of end-use application. Bio-based PVC is used to manufacture pipes, wires, films, cables and bottles which find application in end-use industries including building & construction, transportation & packaging, and electrical & electronics industries....

Thermoplastic Polyester Engineering Resins (TPER) Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global thermoplastic polyester engineering resins market is expected to grow on account of its high demand in end use industries such automotive and electrical appliance industry. Increasing demand and production of automobiles industry in emerging economies such as China and India are expected to drive market growth for global thermoplastic polyester engineering resins. Wide range of...

Flower Essence Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Flower essence is a plant remedy used to heal mental and emotional breakdowns and helps in growing inner strength with the purpose of resolving disorders needed to meet today’s challenging environment. The mixture only contains molecular traces of actual substance and are primarily vibrational in nature like homeopathic remedies, has no toxicity and hence it...

Alcohol Enzymes Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Alcohol enzymes is an enzyme group that occurs in organisms to facilitate hydrolysis and ease the inter conversion between alcohol and aldehydes due to the reduction of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide. They are used as catalysts in the process of conversion of complex molecules in different metabolic reactions. Alcohol enzymes find applications in various end...

Catalyst Market Analysis By Product (Heterogeneous, Homogenous), By Material (Zeolites, Metals, Chemical Compounds), By Application (Refinery, Chemical Synthesis, Polymer, Environment) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Catalysts are additional substances in a chemical reaction which increase rate of reaction for one or more reactants. They are essential for all possible chemical reactions that take place in the industry mainly in synthetic organic chemical...

Waterproofing Chemicals Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global waterproofing chemicals market growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for application specific specialty chemicals coupled with technological advancements in construction chemicals. Rising demand for highly flexible, heat and liquid resistant waterproofing chemicals is estimated to fuel market growth over the next few years. Improving...

Baking Enzymes Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing demand for bakery products is expected to remain a key factor driving the global baking enzymes market over the forecast period. Baking enzymes are widely used in bakery products such as breads, biscuits, cookies, cakes & pastries. Increasing demand for above mentioned products is expected drive baking enzymes demand. Baking enzymes help in improving...

Feed Acidifiers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing demand for protein rich foods such as meat and dairy products due to rising occurrence of nutritional deficiencies among livestock is expected to drive global feed acidifiers market. Growing concerns for improving animal feed quality coupled with rising demand for high nutritional additives is estimated to fuel the market growth over the forecast period....

Synthetic And Bio-Based Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) consumption in plastic and chemical industries worldwide is expected to drive methyl methacrylate (MMA) market growth over the forecast period. Over 75% of total MMA is consumed in manufacturing PMMA. Growing PMMA applications in construction, automotive and medical industries may positively impact market growth over the...

Synthetic Zeolite Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Growing demand for detergents, adsorbents and catalysts is expected to drive the global synthetic zeolites market over the forecast period. Zeolites are widely used as ion exchange beds in water purification and reducing hardness. Major end-use industries that consume synthetic zeolites include petrochemicals, nuclear, biogas, HVAC, construction, medical and...

Glucaric Acid Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Volatile crude oil and petrochemical prices are expected to create significant demand for bio-based supplements. Glucaric acid is a bio-based sugar derivative and can be produced in single step from inexpensive and abundant glucose and hold great potential applications as a building block as well as end use chemical. In 2004, U.S. Department of Energy identified...

Glycerol Market From Biodiesel, Fatty Acids, Fatty Alcohols For Personal Care, Alkyd Resins, Polyether Polyols Applications, Downstream Opportunities And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Glycerol is a sweet, colorless, viscous, sugar polyol compound displaying hygroscopic and soluble properties. Also called as glycerine/ glycerin, it is a core component of all triglycerides. Glycerols can be synthetic or natural based depending...

Sorbitol Market By Product (Liquid, Crystal), By Application (Oral Care, Vitamin C, Diabetic & Dietetic Food & Beverages, Surfactants), By End User (Personal Care & Cosmetics, Food, Chemical, Pharmaceutical), Downstream Opportunities (Ethylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Isosorbide) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Sorbitol is a sugar polyhydroxyl alcohol having natural existence in certain fruits. It can also be synthetically prepared from glucose and it is commercially available in liquid and crystal form. It caters to a range of end user industries such...

Green Coatings Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing demand from application industries is expected to drive the global green coatings market over the forecast period. Stringent regulatory standards from REACH, EPA, and other environment & health care agencies made all the coatings manufacturers to shift focus to bio-based coating replacing conventional coating with reduced VOCs and no hazardous...

Air Freshener Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Air freshener market is expected to witness significant growth as they are to maintain pleasing atmosphere in offices, households and vehicles. Global air freshener market has witnessed growth over the past few years owing to change in consumer trends and perceptions. Increasing consumer demand towards various fragrance products including sprays, plug-ins, beads,...

Natural Food Colors Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Natural food colors market is expected witness high demand for food appearance enhancement as they are derived from organic sources including mineral, animal and vegetables. These are used post processing of foods, beverages and drugs in order to restore color to the product for enhanced appeal. Increasing consumer preference towards nature derived food ingredients...

Refinery Catalysts Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The refinery catalyst industry is expected to grow on account of increasing transportation fuel demand. Stringent fuel norms and standards coupled with increasing petroleum derivatives consumption are expected to further drive the global market. Refinery catalysts are used in petroleum refining industries to enhance their operational efficiencies. High petroleum...

Squalene Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing food supplements demand coupled with increasing application in pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry is expected to drive global squalene market growth over the forecast period. Benefits associated with squalene such as high nutrition value, blood cell rejuvenating, immune system strengthening and temperature versatility is expected to fuel market...

Platinum Market Analysis Market Size,Application Analysis,Regional Outlook,Competitive Strategies And Forecasts,2014 To 2020

Global platinum market is poised to grow significantly over the next six years owing to increasing demand from automotive, medical and scientific applications. In addition, growing demand for platinum metal based jewelry is anticipated to fuel market growth over the forecast period. Furthermore, stringent standards regarding emissions from diesel vehicles are expected to drive the market over...

Organic Personal Care Market Analysis By Products (Skin Care, Hair Care, Oral Care, Cosmetics) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Organic personal care market envelops a wide range of products including skin care, hair care, oral care, cosmetics and other niche segments. Major characteristic of this market, which also acts as a major pull for consumers, is the natural...

Bio-Polyamide Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Intense environmental awareness campaigns and promotion of recyclable products across the globe is expected to drive the bio-polyamide market over the next six years. Conventional plastics and metals not only are indestructible but also release hazardous green house gases to the environment. Growth of major end-use industries including automotive, packaging and...

Geomembrane Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Geomembrane market is anticipated to witness growth owing to aaste management and water management programs in countries such as India, China, Germany and Eastern European countries. In addition, mining applications in the Middle East, Africa, Peru and Chile contribute to its growth. Rise in abundant solid and liquid waste due to the growing urbanization and rise...

Fluoropolymers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Fluoropolymers market is expected to witness substantial growth owing to growing demand from automobile and electronic industry. Rising demand for fluoropolymer types including fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) and polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) in semiconductor manufacturing, wire & cable insulation and coating industry are anticipated to be key drivers for...

Superplasticizers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing cement concrete demand possessing high workability & fluidity properties along with low water requirement has led to superplasticizers market growth. Improving global infrastructure coupled with technological advancements in terms of rapid and durable constructions is expected to have a positive impact on superplasticizers market over the next few...

Fluorspar Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growth of automotive sector is expected to drive global fluorspar market growth over the forecast period. Fluorspar is used in production of hydrofluoric acid which is a key component for manufacturing aluminum. Heavy usage of aluminum in automotive industry is projected to remain a key driver for global fluorspar market growth. Increasing automobile demand as well...

Starch Derivatives Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing natural sweeteners demand in food processing and beverages industries is expected to drive global starch derivatives market over the forecast period. Surging consumption of natural sweeteners in energy drinks and non-carbonated soft drinks is anticipated to fuel starch derivatives demand over the next six years. Benefits associated with starch such as...

Hydroxypropionic acid Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing acrylic acid application is expected to be a major factor driving the hydroxypropionic acid (HPA) market over the forecast period. Acrylic acid is a major hydroxypropionic acid derivative, and is used to manufacture a wide range of products such as plastics, fibers, coatings, paints and super-absorbent diapers. Growing plastics and fibers demand is...

Fragrance Ingredients Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global fragrance ingredients market is diversified and fragmented in nature owing to the presence of numerous players. Increase in demand for natural fragrances and changing consumer preferences towards aromatic cosmetics and personal care products is expected to propel fragrance ingredients market growth. In addition, increasing demand for fragrances such as...

Concrete Admixtures Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing construction industry in emerging markets of Asia Pacific and Latin America are expected remain key factors driving the global market. Growing residential, commercial and industrial infrastructure in developing economies is expected further drive the global market growth. High admixtures demand in concrete mixing on account of its ability to improve...

Carbohydrase Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Carbohydrase finds wide range of applications in industrial processes and products, mainly in food industry. Its widespread use in food & beverage industry, pharmaceuticals industry, and animal feed industry is expected to drive the global market over the forecast period. Carbohydrase is a main ingredient in sports drinks. Increasing sports drinks demand is...

Cyclamate Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing food & beverage demand is expected to remain a key factor driving global cyclamate market over the forecast period. Increasing cyclamate application scope in pharmaceutical industry for production of drugs is projected to fuel global cyclamate market demand. Increasing government expenditure on healthcare in developing countries is expected to remain a...

Bio-Based Adipic Acid Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bio-based adipic acid market is expected to register significant growth on account of increasing demand for production of industrial chemicals through sustainable means. The market is still in nascent stages with companies focused R&D to develop manufacturing capabilities to produce bio-based adipic acid on an industrial scale. Rennovia, Verdezyne, Bio-Amber...

BioLubricants Market Analysis By Raw material (Vegetable oil, Animal oil), By Application (Automotive, Hydraulic, Process, De-molding, Lubricating, Chainsaw, Compressor, Turbine, Industrial gear, Metal working), By End Use (Industrial, Commercial transport, Consumer Automotive) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Bio-Lubricants or Bio-based Lubricants or Bio-Lubes are non-toxic biodegradable products that are used in applications such as automotive oils, hydraulic oils, process oils, de-molding oils, lubricating greases, chainsaw oils, compressor oils,...

Bio Based Polymethylmethacrylate (Bio PMMA) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing demand for sustainable polymers and growing application scope are expected to remain key driving factors for the bio based polymethylmetahcrylate (PMMA) market. Volatile petrochemical prices coupled with depleting fossil fuel reserves is expected to significantly augment bio PMMA market growth over the forecast period. Bio PMMA products are cheaper in...

Essential Oils Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global essential oils market is expected to witness high growth on account of growth in end use industries in Asia Pacific region. Essential oils are employed in various end user industries including pharmaceutical, personal care, food & beverages and hospitality. Personal care is anticipated to be the largest application market for essential oils on account...

Bio Based Functional Polymers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global increase in use of renewable products coupled with depleting petrochemical resources is expected to remain a key factor for bio based functional polymers market growth over the next six years.  Bio based functional polymers are derived from agricultural feedstock such as corn and potatoes which reduces the dependency on petrochemical products. Initially...

Modified Starch Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Modified starch is used as thickener, stabilizer and emulsifier in food & beverage; as a disintegrant in pharmaceuticals; milk replacer in animal feed; and as a binding agent in paper coating applications. Growing importance of natural ingredients is expected to be responsible for modified starch market growth in the near future. Emergence as a fat substitute...

Bio Based Construction Polymers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global increase in adoption of renewable products coupled with growing infrastructure spending is expected to remain a key driver for bio-based construction polymers market over the next six years. Key applications include concrete moulds, bridge bearings, floorings anchor fixings, FRP bridge section, cladding panel, glazing sealant and concrete jointing....

Starch Polymers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Shift in trend towards reducing reliance on petrochemical products is expected to remain a key driving factor for global starch polymers market over the next six years. Starch consists of highly branched polysaccharide amylopectin & linear polysaccharide amylase and is derived from photosynthesis in plants that includes rice wheat, corn and potato. Increasing...

PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoates) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Rising concerns towards green house gas emission coupled with positive regulatory framework facilitating consumption of bio-based products is expected to promote PHA market growth in the near future. PHA is increasingly used owing to its biodegradable nature and exhibiting thermosetting properties, which enables its use in food & beverage, cosmetics,...

Fluorosilicic Acid Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Fluorosilicic acid, an organic liquid, is a by-product of phosphoric acid and hydrogen fluoride. It is usually used in toothpastes, and also for fluoridation of water for maintaining fluoride level in water by municipal corporations. Tooth decay can be prevented by maintaining the fluoride levels. Fluorosilicic acid is liquid in nature, hence it is easy to handle...

Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market Analysis By Water Soluble Applications (Detergent Packaging, Agrochemical Packaging, Laundry Bags, Embroidery), Polarizer Application (LCD Panels) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films are manufactured using vinyl acetate monomer. PVA is resistant to oil, solvent and grease. It is a superior adhesive and its water soluble properties make it ideally suited for use in packaging application. PVA films...

Beta Glucan Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing processed and ready to eat food demand coupled with rising awareness regarding nutritional value of functional food is expected to drive global beta glucan market over the forecast period. Evolving dietary norms along with rising disposable income is anticipated further to drive market growth over the forecast period. Growing demand for yeast specialty...

Global Sodium Reduction Ingredients Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing awareness regarding health effects of excessive sodium consumption is expected to remain a key factor driving the global sodium reduction ingredients market growth. Excessive sodium consumption is found to lead to cardiac and chronic heart ailments. On account of the above stated, sodium reduction ingredients are gaining prominence in functional foods...

Food Coating Ingredients Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing processed food industry is expected to have a major impact on food coating ingredients market growth over the next six years. Processed food industry growth is majorly driven by countries of Western Europe, Australia and North America. In addition, increasing per capita income and changing lifestyle in emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil is...

Frozen Bakery Additives Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Frozen bakery additives are substances that are added during the processing of frozen bakery products. Additives help to increase the shelf life of the product. Additives ensure that the safety, wholesomeness, attractiveness and nutrition of the product remain intact. The global frozen bakery additives market has witnessed high growth in the past years. This may be...

Architectural Coatings Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing infrastructure spending coupled with escalating demand for high performance and durable coating materials for construction components is expected to drive global architectural coatings market. These coatings are employed to prevent corrosion & rusting of metallic parts of tanks, radiators, fences and metal furniture. Architectural coatings also find...

Bioadhesives Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing awareness towards bio-based products coupled with positive regulatory framework is expected to augment bioadhesives market growth. Bioadhesives are used as binding agents in pharmaceutical, packaging, construction, wood and paper industry. Growing awareness regarding benefits of eco-friendly products in pharmaceutical production is expected to play an...

Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPO) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Shift in trend to replace PVC (polyvinyl chloride) owing to growing environmental concerns in major end use industries such as automotive and construction around the world has been boosting the demand for TPOs (thermoplastic polyolefins) in the...

Copolyester Elastomers (COPEs) Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Electrical, Industrial, Medical) Trend And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Shift in trend towards replacing metals, rubbers and polymers which are hazardous to the environment has been acting as one of the primary factors driving the demand for thermoplastic elastomers in the recent past. Copolyester elastomers (COPEs) emerged as one of the fastest growing member of the thermoplastic elastomer family. Growing...

Styrenic Block Copolymer (SBCs) Market Analysis By Product (SBS, SIS, HSBC), By Application (Paving and Roofing, Footwear, Advanced Materials, Adhesives, Sealants, Coatings) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Styrenic block copolymers commonly known as SBCs are the largest consumed member of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) family. SBCs are used for variety of application which requires high performance polymers. SBCs have properties similar to that of...

Isobutanol Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The global isobutanol market is expected to witness significant growth as a biofuel owing to its growing preference as a substitute for ethanol in gasoline blends due its high energy density. Isobutanol is used as an immediate raw material in the production of isobutyl acetate. Isobutyl acetate is used widely in the production of lacquer and coatings along with...

Bio-Based Ethylene Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

High feedstock prices and growing environmental concerns have driven the industry’s focus towards the development of its bio-based alternative through sources. IARC classifies ethylene as a class III carcinogen. Stringent regulations by agencies such as REACH, FDA and EPA regarding the ethylene biodegradability has resulted increased R&D focus on...

Construction Chemicals Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global construction chemicals market is anticipated to witness substantial growth on account of increasing global residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructural projects. Increasing government spending on infrastructural projects especially in developing economies including India, China and Malaysia is likely to boost construction chemical market over the next six years. Growing...

Lactic Acid And Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) Market Analysis By Application (Packaging, Agriculture, Transport, Electronics, Textiles) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Lactic acid or 2-hydroxy propanoic acid is a colorless (or yellowish) syrupy liquid which is miscible with water and alcohol. Lactic acid production involves carbohydrate fermentation in the presence of an excess of calcium carbonate. Raw...

Saffron Market Analysis Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Saffron market is expected to grow over the next few on account of growing food & beverage, pharmaceutical and consumer industries. Saffron is one of the most expensive spices by weight and is used in various applications including food, drink and traditional herbal medicine. Saffron is extensively used in European, North African and Asian cuisine. In addition,...

Enzymes Market Analysis By Product (Carbohydrase, Proteases, Lipases, Polymerases & Nucleases) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Enzymes are biological molecules which function as catalyst and are responsible for accelerating the specificity and speed of metabolic reactions. Increasing global population and lifestyle trends have had a positive impact on global processed...

Salicylic Acid Market Analysis By Application (Pharmaceuticals, Food & Preservative, Cosmetics) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) naturally found in the bark of willow tree. In addition, small traces of the acid are also found in fruits, flowers and roots of several plants. Commercially, salicylic acid is made from phenol by...

Specialty Enzymes Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Specific yield optimization and catalytic reaction properties of specialty enzymes are expected to drive its demand over the next six years. Pharmaceutical manufacturers across the globe have incorporated these specialty enzymes on account of their expanding applications particularly in processing fine chemicals and pure pharmaceutical drugs. Shift in trend towards...

Biosurfactants Market Analysis By Product (Rhamnolipids, Sophorolipids, MES, APG, Sorbitan Esters, Sucrose Esters) And Segment Forecast To 2020

April 2014

Surfactants are usually amphiphilic organic compounds containing both hydrophobic group (tail) and hydrophilic groups (head). Bio-surfactants are surfactants in which at least one of the two groups (hydrophilic or hydrophobic) is obtained from...

Thiochemicals Market Analysis Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global thiochemicals market is expected to grow over the forecast period owing to its increasing demand in animal nutrition and oil & gas industry. Increasing demand for oil & gas is anticipated to be one of the key drivers for the growth of the thiochemicals market over the forecast year. In addition, increasing awareness regarding animal nutrition is...

Furandicarboxylic Acid (FDCA) Market Potential Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Furandicarboxylic acid or FDCA is an oxidized furan derivative and is a highly stable compound. Owing to its potential of being used as a substitute to a wide variety of petrochemicals such as adipic acid and terephthalic acid, there has been...

Fluorotelomers Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Fluorotelomers are primarily fluorocarbon based telomers or oligomers, manufactured by telomerization. Fluorotelomers find applications in fire fighting foams, food packaging, stain resistance and textiles. Fluorotelomers are also applied to food...

Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Carboxymethyl Cellulose is synthesized by reaction of cellulose (alkali-catalyzed) with chloroacetic acid. CMC is used as viscosity modifier in food science. It is also used in non-food products like toothpaste, personal lubricants, laxatives, water-based paints, diet pills, textile sizing, detergents and various paper products. Properties CMC are non-toxicity,...

Amaranth Oil Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global shift in trend towards decreasing dependency on petrochemical based products is expected to remain a key driving factor for amaranth oil market growth over the next six years. Increasing demand for bio based products from personal care and cosmetic industries is expected to significantly augment amaranth market growth over the forecast period.  Amaranth...

Bio-based Polyethylene (PE) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bio-based PE is used in packaging applications such as carry bags, plastic films and bottles. Volatile prices coupled with limited availability of crude oil are expected to force polymer manufacturers to develop bio-based alternatives including bio-based PE. In addition, renewable nature of bio-based PE makes it an eco-friendly substitute to chemical counterparts...

Bio-based Emulsion Polymers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Rising demand for durable and high performance biopolymers has been critical for bio-based emulsion polymers market growth. Development of bio-based polymers such as vinyl acetate, styrene butadiene (SB) latex, and acrylonitrile has also fueled the requirement of emulsion polymerization of these polymers. Volatile petrochemical feedstock prices and abundantly...

Levulinic Acid Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Levulinic acid, also known as 4-oxopentanoic acid, is an organic compound which is classified as a keto acid. Its physical form is a white crystalline solid and is soluble in water, ethanol, and diethyl ether, but is insoluble in aliphatic...

Fluorochemicals Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Fluorochemicals find numerous applications across a host of industries including refrigeration, aluminum production, blowing agents and others. Broadly, fluorochemicals can be classified as fluorocarbons, fluoropolymers and inorganics....

Biofuel Enzymes Market Analysis By Product (Amylases, Industrial Lipases), By Application (Biodiesel, Starch/Corn Based Ethanol, Lignocellulosic Ethanol/Biofuels) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Biofuels are the renewable and sustainable source of fuels which are mainly formed by waste plant and animal matter. Biofuel enzymes are biological catalysts which alter and speed up the ongoing reactions and increases productivity, performance...

Stretch & Shrink Films Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global stretch & shrink films market is expected to witness growth over the forecast period in light of growing use of packaging in material storage and logistics. In addition, cost-effectiveness and light-weight of stretch & shrink films is likely to augment market growth. Increasing application scope of stretch & shrink films in numerous end-use...

Bio-Based Polycarbonate (PC) Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing thermoplastics industrial applications and awareness for petrochemical disposals impact on environment is expected to drive global bio-based polycarbonate (PC) market growth over the next few years. Surging crude oil and petrochemical prices during the beginning of this decade led companies to take R&D initiatives for developing sustainable drop-in...

Disposable Gloves Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global disposable gloves market demand is expected to witness growth on account of rising awareness regarding general well-being and disease prevention over the forecast period. Disposable gloves are well-suited to the healthcare industry in terms of hygiene, safety and cost-effectiveness. In addition, the market is likely to be driven by growing food and beverage...

Bio Succinic Acid Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Succinic acid is a chemical intermediary and is expected to develop as a platform chemical in a broad range of applications varying from niche segments such as food additive and personal care to large applications such as plasticizers, resins,...

1, 4-Butanediol Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Butanediol as a whole may refer to four different isomers of butanediol, 1,2-butanediol, 1,3-butanediol, 1,4-butanediol and 2,3-butanediol. Out of the four compounds mentioned above, 1,4-butanediol (1,4 BDO) is widely used leading to it being...

Activated Carbon Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

This market study estimates and analyzes the global activated carbon industry. Activated carbon, also known as activated charcoal, is a processed non graphite porous form of carbon formed by activation of carbonaceous material such as sawdust,...

Chromium Phosphate Market Analysis By Application (Architectural Coatings, Corrosion Inhibitor Coatings, Medical) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

This market study estimates and analyzes the global chromium phosphate industry. Chromium phosphate can also be termed as chromium orthophosphate of phosphoric acid or chromium (III) salt; it is insoluble in water. It is primarily used in the...

Bioplastics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bioplastics refer to a family of plastics which are derived from bio-based material such as plant and animals rather than petroleum. These materials could be biodegradable or non biodegradable in nature. The development of these materials is expected to significantly save the consumption of petroleum for manufacturing of plastics. Furthermore, the improvement in...

Nutricosmetics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Nutritional supplements supporting the structure and function of the skin are referred to as nutricosmetics. These nutricosmetics are consumed orally in both solid (pills) and liquid forms. Some of the major ingredients of nutricosmetics include vitamins (A, B6 and E), sterol esters, co-enzyme Q10, omega-3 fatty acids, lycopene, soy isoflavone proteins,...

Bio-Based Propylene Glycol (PG) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The global chemical industry has been heavily dependent on fossil fuel for producing variety of petrochemical products. However, growing awareness regarding the benefits renewable chemistry offers, the industry is now shifting its focus towards developing bio-based chemicals. Companies are now striving to achieve sustainability in the long run by developing and...

Polymer Excipients Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Excipients are generally inactive substances used as binders for active ingredients in therapeutic drugs. Often, the active ingredients are not absorbed by the body and hence the use of excipients is essential for the efficient delivery of the drug. The substance being inactive in nature does not have a therapeutic effect on the working of the medicine. In...

Dodecanedioic Acid (DDDA) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Dodecanedioic acid commonly known as DDDA is a dicarboxylic acid used in variety of application such as corrosion inhibitors, painting materials, surfactants and antiseptics. However, the largest addressable market for DDDA is in the production of polyamide 6,12. DDA is traditionally produced using butadiene by the means of multi step chemical process....

Alcohol Excipients Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

An excipient is generally an inactive substance used as binders for the active ingredients in pharmaceuticals. The active substances are often not absorbed by the body and for this reason they are mixed with inactive substances (excipients) which allow absorption by the human body. In addition, the excipients also help in maintaining the dosage and balance of the...