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The European Plastic Additives Market - 1st Edition

  • ID: 1234092
  • May 2010
  • Region: Europe
  • 121 Pages
  • IAL

The European Plastic Additives Market. This first-edition volume provides a detailed overview of the various additives used in the compounding of the wide variety of thermoplastics used today.

Drawing on our extensive database which IAL & BRG have developed in the course of over 30 years of research into the various additives and plastics markets, this new report has been achieved with a programme of desk research and interviews with industry experts across Europe, conducted during the 1st quarter of 2010.

The following additive types will be covered:

- Compounding & Formulating Additives

- Blowing Agents

- Plasticisers

- Polymer Stabilisation Additives

- Antioxidants

- Light Stabilisers & UV Absorbers

- Vinyl Heat Stabilisers

- Polymer Modifiers

- Impact Modifiers & Process Aids

- Coupling Agents

- Performance Additives

- Antiblocking Aids

- Antistatic Agents

- Slip Agents

- Lubricants & Waxes, Mould Release

- Clarifiers & Nucleating Agents

- Safety & Aesthetics Additives

- Flame Retardants

- Antimicrobials

- Odour Reduction Aids

- Nano-technology Additives

The report will cover Europe as a whole, including the following countries & regions:

Austria, Benelux, Bulgaria, Czech & Slovak Republics, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Nordic Region, Poland, Portugal & Spain, Romania, Russia & CIS countries, Slovenia, Switzerland, United Kingdom & Ireland, as well as Turkey.

1 INTRODUCTION
1 1 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1 1 1 Product Scope
1 1 2 Geographical Scope
1 2 METHODOLOGY
1 2 1 Assumptions

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 PLASTICS & THERMOPLASTIC POLYMERS MARKET EVOLUTION
3 1 PLASTICS MARKET OVERVIEW
3 2 MARKET TRENDS, DEVELOPMENT & OTHER FACTORS
3 2 1 Legislation, REACH & Environmental Factors
REACH – Registration Evaluation Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
The Biocidal Products Directive – BPD (Directive 98/8/EC)
The Plastics Directive 6th Amendment (Directive 2008/39/EC)
Waste Regulations
Environmental Initiatives

4 COMPOUNDING & FORMULATING ADDITIVES
4 1 BLOWING AGENTS
4 1 1 Introduction
4 1 2 Blowing Agent Market Data 2007-2015
4 1 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
4 2 PLASTICISERS
4 2 1 Introduction
4 2 2 Plasticisers Market Data 2007-2015
Applications
Trends & Forecasts
Legislation & Regulatory
4 2 3 Suppliers & Trade Names

5 POLYMER STABILISATION ADDITIVES
5 1 ANTIOXIDANTS
5 1 1 Introduction
5 1 2 Antioxidants Market Data, 2007-2015
5 1 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
5 2 LIGHT STABILISERS & UV ABSORBERS
5 2 1 Introduction
5 2 2 Light Stabilsers & UV Absorber Market Data, 2007-2015
5 2 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
5 3 VINYL HEAT STABILISERS
5 3 1 Introduction
5 3 2 Vinyl Heat Stabiliser Market Data 2007-2015
5 3 3 Suppliers & Trade Names

6 POLYMER MODIFIERS
6 1 IMPACT MODIFIERS/TOUGHENERS, PROCESS AIDS & HDT/VICAT MODIFIERS
6 1 1 Introduction
6 1 2 Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Data 2007-2015
6 1 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
6 2 COUPLING AGENTS
6 2 1 Introduction
6 2 2 Coupling Agents Market Data, 2007-2015
6 2 3 Suppliers & Trade Names

7 PERFORMANCE ADDITIVES
7 1 ANTIBLOCKING AIDS
7 1 1 Introduction
7 1 2 Antiblocking Agents Market Data 2007-2015
7 1 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
7 2 ANTISTATIC AGENTS
7 2 1 Introduction
7 2 2 Antistatic Agents Market Data 2007-2015
7 2 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
7 3 SLIP AGENTS
7 3 1 Introduction
7 3 2 Slip Agents Market Data 2007-2015
7 3 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
7 4 LUBRICANTS & WAXES, MOULD RELEASE AGENTS
7 4 1 Introduction
7 4 2 Lubricants, Waxes & Mould Release Agent Market Data, 2007-2015
7 4 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
7 5 CLARIFIERS & NUCLEATING AGENTS
7 5 1 Introduction
7 5 2 Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Market Data 2007-2015
7 5 3 Suppliers & Trade Names

8 SAFETY & AESTHETICS ADDITIVES
8 1 FLAME RETARDANTS
8 1 1 Introduction
8 1 2 Flame Retardant Market Data 2007-2015
8 1 3 Market Trends
8 1 4 Suppliers & Trade Names
8 2 ANTIMICROBIAL ADDITIVES
8 2 1 Introduction
8 2 2 Antimicrobial Market Data 2007-2015
8 2 3 Suppliers & Trade Names
8 3 ODOUR REDUCTION AIDS
8 3 1 Introduction
8 3 2 Suppliers & Trade Names
8 4 NANO-TECHNOLOGY ADDITIVES
8 4 1 Introduction
8 4 2 Suppliers & Trade Names

9 DIRECTORY OF SUPPLIERS
9 1 BELGIUM
9 2 ESTONIA
9 3 FRANCE
9 4 GERMANY
9 5 ITALY
9 6 JAPAN
9 7 NETHERLANDS
9 8 SOUTH KOREA
9 9 SPAIN
9 10 SWEDEN
9 11 SWITZERLAND
9 12 TAIWAN
9 13 UNITED KINGDOM
9 14 USA

TABLE OF TABLES

1 INTRODUCTION
1 1 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
Geographical Scope
1 2 METHODOLOGY
2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Total Additives Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
3 PLASTICS & THERMOPLASTIC POLYMERS MARKET EVOLUTION
3 1 PLASTICS MARKET OVERVIEW
Global Plastics Consumption, 2007 (Million tonnes)
Total Plastics Consumption in Europe, 2008 (Thousand tonnes)
Plastics Conversion Consumption 2008, (Thousand tonnes)
Styrenic Thermoplastic Polymer Consumption, 2008 (%)
European Plastic Usage by Application, 2008 (% and Tonnes)
European Plastics Consumption by Application, 2008 (%)
3 2 MARKET TRENDS, DEVELOPMENT & OTHER FACTORS
4 COMPOUNDING & FORMULATING ADDITIVES
4 1 BLOWING AGENTS
Blowing Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Blowing Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Selected Suppliers of Blowing Agents
Suppliers of Exothermic Chemical Blowing Agents
4 2 PLASTICISERS
Trends in Phthlate Consumption in Europe
Plasticiser Types
Plasticisers Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Plasticisers Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Market Share by Plasticiser Type in EU-27, 2008 (%)
Plasticiser Use by Polymer, 2008 (%)
Plasticised PVC Applications, 2008 (%)
Plasticiser Labelling Classification
Plasticisers Suppliers and Trade Names
5 POLYMER STABILISATION ADDITIVES
5 1 ANTIOXIDANTS
Antioxidants Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Antioxidants Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Antioxidant Suppliers and Trade Names
5 2 LIGHT STABILISERS & UV ABSORBERS
Light Stabilsers & UV Absorber Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Light Stabilsers & UV Absorber Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Light Stabilisers & UV Absorbers in Thermoplastics Market Share by Product Type, 2009 (% & € Million)
Suppliers of Light Stabilisers & UV Absorbers
5 3 VINYL HEAT STABILISERS
Replacement Trends in Heat Stabilisers, 2009-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Stabilisers Suitability by Applications
PVC by Application in EU-27, 2008 (%)
Formulated Stabilisers – Custom Blends of Stabiliser/Lubricant/Pigment, 2000-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Sales of Tin Stabilisers, 2005-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
ESPA Catagories of Tin Stabilisers
Vinyl Heat Stabilisers Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Vinyl Heat Stabilisers Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Vinyl Heat Stabilisers Market by Product Type, 2009 (Tonnes)
Tin Stabiliser Usage by PVC Applications, 2009 (Tonnes)
Vinyl Heat Stabiliser Suppliers and Trade Names
6 POLYMER MODIFIERS
6 1 IMPACT MODIFIERS/TOUGHENERS, PROCESS AIDS & HDT/VICAT MODIFIERS
Estimated Process Aid Usage Split by Function, 2009 (%)
Typical Impact Modifiers Used
Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Split by Polymer, 2009-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Impact Modifiers and Process Aids Suppliers and Trade Names
6 2 COUPLING AGENTS
Coupling Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Coupling Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Coupling Agents Suppliers and Trade Names
7 PERFORMANCE ADDITIVES
7 1 ANTIBLOCKING AIDS
Antiblocking Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Antiblocking Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Antiblocking Agents Suppliers and Trade Names
7 2 ANTISTATIC AGENTS
Antistatic Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Antistatic Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Antistatic Agents Suppliers and Trade Names
7 3 SLIP AGENTS
Slip Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Slip Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Slip Agents Suppliers and Trade Names
7 4 LUBRICANTS & WAXES, MOULD RELEASE AGENTS
Lubricant Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Lubricant Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Lubricant Suppliers and Trade Names
7 5 CLARIFIERS & NUCLEATING AGENTS
Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand Tonnes)
Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Market Share by Type, 2009 (%)
Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Supplier and Trade Names
8 SAFETY & AESTHETICS ADDITIVES
8 1 FLAME RETARDANTS
Flame Retardant Market Share by Product Type, 2009 (%)
Thermoplastics Use of Flame Retardants, 2009 (Thousand tonnes)
Flame Retardants Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Flame Retardants Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Suppliers of Flame Retardants and Trade Names
8 2 ANTIMICROBIAL ADDITIVES
Antimicrobial Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
Antimicrobial Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
Market Share by Formulated Product Type, 2009-2015 (% of total volume)
Antimicrobial Suppliers and Trade Names
8 3 ODOUR REDUCTION AIDS
8 4 NANO-TECHNOLOGY ADDITIVES
Nano-Technology Additive Suppliers and Trade Names
9 DIRECTORY OF SUPPLIERS
9 1 BELGIUM
9 2 ESTONIA
9 3 FRANCE
9 4 GERMANY
9 5 ITALY
9 6 JAPAN
9 7 NETHERLANDS
9 8 SOUTH KOREA
9 9 SPAIN
9 10 SWEDEN
9 11 SWITZERLAND
9 12 TAIWAN
9 13 UNITED KINGDOM
9 14 USA

IAL Consultants is pleased to announce the availability of a new publication for the plastic additives sector, entitled The European Plastics Additives Market. The study provides an overview of the 2009 market sizes for additives used in the plastics industry, together with trends which are driving these markets.

At a time when the plastics sector has started to show signs of recovery after the severe impact of the economic crisis, IAL Consultants has published a new survey on the European Plastics Additives Market. This report reviews the market scene for 2008-2009 and projects the position onwards until 2015.

After many years of steady growth, the plastics industry has seen a rapid and significant reversal of fortunes over the 2008-2009 economic crisis. This report redefines the market at its low point and shows how recovery will be seen over the next five years to 2015. A variety of factors are influencing plastics and the way the market is evolving; these include economic issues, technology, legislative trends and consumer attitudes & pressures. The report has been constructed by carefully considering these key drivers and analysing the plastics and additives industry via personal interviews with suppliers, consumers and trade associations, as well as a review of published data.

With Europe continuing to grow and new member states knocking on the door, the report covers the EU-27 as well as the CIS and Turkey. Its scope includes a broad array of individual classes of additives for use in thermoplastics, from plasticisers, blowing agents through to fire retardants. Additives are grouped within 5 families; compounding & formulating ingredients, stabilising additives, polymer modifiers, performance enhancers and safety & aesthetics. Producers markets presence is included within the individual additives sections.

The plastics additives markets directly reflect the welfare of the plastics industry in general. As plastics have suffered an unprecedented and significantly deleterious impact [as much as -30% Q4 2008 and -26% 1st half 2009, depending on polymer/application] caused by the economic crisis, this was also seen in the additives markets. However, the indications are that plastics markets are levelling off with some recovery since the second quarter of 2009, improvements in the first quarter of 2010 and should return to growth, albeit from a lower base-point.

The combined additives markets (EU-27, CIS & Turkey) were estimated at around 2.2 million tonnes, with a value of €5.3 billion in 2009. This represents a 20% reduction in volumes yet only a 3% fall in value compared to the pre-downturn levels for 2007. The causes of these volume/value shifts and their outcome are discussed. Geographical developments, associated market trends and segmentation are reviewed within the chapters.

Legislation is reviewed as new directives and recasts of established directives come into play. Driven by the needs of REACH and consumer pressure, the impact of legislation on the additives is significant. The report looks at life-cycle regulations, waste management & environmental issues and how they affect the additives sector.

The European Plastics Additives Market from IAL Consultants has the following

contents:
1. Introduction
2. Executive Summary
3. Plastics and Thermoplastic Polymers Market Evolution
4. Compounding & Formulating Additives
5. Polymer Stabilisers
6. Polymer Modifiers
7. Performance Additives
8. Safety & Aesthetics Additives
9. Directory of Suppliers

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