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Alpha Olefin Market: By Type; By Application; By Geography - With Forecast 2016-2021

  • ID: 3786652
  • Report
  • February 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 142 pages
  • IndustryARC
Alpha olefins are the unsaturated hydrocarbons. These hydrocarbons are generally divided into aromatic and aliphatic compounds. These alpha olefins come under aliphatic hydrocarbons. Earlier they were called as linear alpha olefins. There are various types of alpha olefins available as 1-hexene, 2-octene, C-10. Of these various kinds available, 1-hexene plays a major role in developing the alpha olefin industry, as it possesses unique properties. The applications of alpha olefins range from polyethylene (LLDPE, HPDE), lubricants, detergent, oilfield recovery chemicals, paper sizing, metal working fluids and many others like fabric additives, agricultural chemicals and plasticizers. Alpha olefin manufacturers have to cater to a wide variety of customer demands. Polyethylene in terms of LLDPE and HDPE accounted for nearly half of the market share in the total applications demand. Base alpha olefins like 1-butene, 1-hexene, and 1-octene are widely used in polyethylene co-monomers, detergents, plasticizers and others. The others segment consists of 1-decene, 1-dodecene, and 1-Tetradecene, all of which have specific applications in oilfield chemicals, plasticizers, metal working and others.

The global market for alpha olefins market was $XX billion in 2015 and the market estimated to grow at a CAGR of XX% to reach $XX billion by 2021. The alpha olefins are forecast to have the highest growth of XX% during the forecast period 2016-2021. Detergents, oil recovery chemicals and plasticizer industries are the major end-users of alpha olefins. Americas and Asia alone are estimated to occupy a share of more than XX% during 2016-2021.

Asia-Pacific is the leading market for alpha olefins. Asia region is forecast to have highest growth in the next few years. Asia alpha olefin market accounts to XX% of the global market for alpha olefins and is the fastest growing market followed by Americas. One of the main reasons attributed to the growing demand from alpha olefins market is the burgeoning trends of the end user market like polyethylene, oil recovery chemicals and many others.

“1-Hexene Alpha Olefins Projected to Witness the Highest Growth”

1-Hexene is estimated to hold the largest market share in the overall alpha olefins market, both in terms of volume and value. 1-hexene basically finds its application in the in the manufacture of polyethylene as a co-monomer and also is used in the production of plasticizers. Asia-Pacific and specially India is a growing market for alpha olefins, mainly due to the growing demand for plastics in India

“Asia-Pacific is the Existing Key Market for Alpha Olefins”

Asia-Pacific dominates the global alpha olefins market and is the fastest-growing market for alpha olefins in the world. China is projected to witness the highest growth in this region. The market in China is primarily driven by its growing plastic industry. The expanding manufacturing sector in the region, driven by low costs and easy availability of raw materials, has led to exponential growth of the plastics industry in China. LLDPE is the largest application segment of alpha olefins in the country. China and India have shown a promising demand for Asia-Pacific alpha olefin market and that is expected to continue over a few more years. China accounted for around 80% of the regions alpha olefins market in terms of volume

The alpha olefin market report also provides an extensive competitive landscape of strategies adopted by various market players like Godrej Industries Ltd. (India), Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. (Japan), and Mitsubishi Chemical (Japan).

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1. Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Alpha Olefin Market Landscape
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
3.2.2. End user Profiling
3.2.3. Top 5 Financials Analysis

4. Alpha Olefin Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Constraints & Challenges
4.3. Attractiveness of the Alpha Olefin Industry
4.3.1. Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Threats From New Entrants
4.3.3. Power of Buyers
4.3.4. Threat From Substitute Product
4.3.5. Degree of Competition

5. Alpha Olefin Market-Strategic Analysis
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Opportunity Analysis
5.4. Product Life Cycle
5.5. Suppliers and Distributors

6. Alpha Olefin Market-By Type
6.1. 1-Butene
6.2. 1-Hexene
6.3. 1-Octene
6.4. Others

7. Alpha Olefin Market-By Application
7.1. LLDPE
7.2. HDPE
7.3. Lubricants
7.4. Plasticizers
7.5. Detergents
7.6. Metalworking Fluids
7.7. Oil recovery
7.8. Paper Sizing
7.9. Others

8. Alpha Olefin Market-By Geography
8.1. Americas
8.1.1. U.S.
8.1.2. Canada
8.1.3. Mexico
8.1.4. Brazil
8.1.5. Others
8.2. Europe
8.2.1. U.K.
8.2.2. Germany
8.2.3. Italy
8.2.4. France
8.2.5. Others
8.3. APAC
8.3.1. China
8.3.2. South Korea
8.3.3. Japan
8.3.4. India
8.3.5. Thailand
8.3.6. Others
8.4. Rest of The World (RoW)
8.4.1. Middle East
8.4.2. Africa
8.4.3. Others

9. Alpha Olefin Market Entropy
9.1. New Product Developments
9.2. Product Launches, JVs, Mergers and Acquisitions

10. Company Profiles
10.1. SABIC Petrochemicals B.V.
10.2. Sasol Olefins & Surfactants GmbH
10.3. Chevron Philips Chemical company
10.4. INEOS Capital limited
10.5. EXXON mobile chemical limited
10.6. Shell Corporation
10.7. The Dow chemical Company
10.8. Beijing yanhua co. ltd
10.9. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
10.10. Idemitsu Kosan Co. ,Ltd
10.11. Zeigler
10.12. Conoco.Inc.
10.13. Global Lubricants L.L.C
10.14. Luk oil Co Inc
10.15. Futch Petrolub SE
10.16. Nippon Oil Europe Limited
10.17. Yukos Oil Company
10.18. PDVSA Company
10.19. Ashland Inc.
10.20. Wiman Corporation
10.21. Qatar Chemical Company limited
10.22. ALPHAGARY Limited
10.23. UOP LLC
10.24. Inman Molding & Manufacturing Inc.
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