Bioplastics are majorly consumed in the packaging industry in the form of plastic bags and bottles. Other industries include consumer products, agriculture, catering, pharmaceuticals, textiles, etc. Some of the most widely used bio-plastics are polylactic acid (PLA) and PLA blends, starch extracts, bio-polyethylene (bio-PE), and polybutylene succinate.
The market for bioplastics is majorly driven by the reduced dependence on petroleum-based raw materials for eco-friendly and sustainable products. However, the major restraints include the higher cost of manufacturing and shortage of waste processing infrastructure, as there exists a lack of a standard procedure for the collection and recycling of plastics.
The market is segmented by type as bio & synthetic based biodegradables and bio-based non-biodegradables. Bio and synthetic based biodegradables plastics are further segmented into aliphatic polyesters (polylactic acid, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), polybutylene succinate and other aliphatic polyesters), starch-based plastics, cellulose derivatives, poly anhydrides, poly vinyl alcohols, and other biodegradable plastics. Also, bio-based non-biodegradables are segmented into biopolyethylene terephthalate (PET), biopolyethylene, biopolyamides, biopolyols and polyurethane, biopolytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT), bio-polypropylene (PP), other non-biodegradable bioPlastics.
The market is also segmented by origin as bio-based plastics and synthetic-based biodegradable plastics. Further segmentation by application includes packaging and plastic bags, bottles and containers, loose film packaging, automotive and technical applications, agriculture, consumer products, catering, pharmaceutical, construction, textiles, and others.
Opportunities & Major Players The bioplastics market future has sufficient opportunity to increase the market at a higher rate. The promotion of public awareness and government concern for bio-based plastics has increased the usage of bioplastics, globally.
The report also focuses on raw material analysis, patent analysis, and technology overview.
Market analysis for the United States bioplastics market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a country and region-wise scale.
Market definition along with the identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario and prospective opportunities.
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share.
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the United States bioplastics market on a country and region-wise scale.
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
Insights on the major countries/regions where this industry is growing and also to identify the regions that are still untapped.
1.2 Research Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Bioplastics Market
3.2 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.3 Industry Attractiveness Porters Five Force Analysis
3.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.3.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.3.5 Degree of Competition
3.4 Patent Analysis
3.5 Raw Material Analysis
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Non-dependence on Petroleum Based Feedstock
4.1.2 Economic Advantage in the Long Run
4.1.3 Lower Carbon Footprint & Lower Toxicity
4.2.1 High Manufacturing Costs
4.2.2 Lack of Approved Method for Collection and Sorting of Waste
4.3.1 Plant Scale Up to Reduce Costs
4.3.2 Improvement in Disposal Infrastructure
4.3.3 Promotion of Greater Public Awareness
5. Technology Overview
5.1 Technology Snapshot
5.2 Sustainability Assessment of Bio-based Plastics
6. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Forecast and CAGR)
6.1 By Type
6.1.1 Bio and Synthetic Based Biodegradables
188.8.131.52 Aliphatic Polyesters
184.108.40.206.1 Polylactic acid.
220.127.116.11.2 Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA).
18.104.22.168.3 Polybutylene Succinate
22.214.171.124.4 Other Aliphatic Polyesters
126.96.36.199 Starch-Based Plastics
188.8.131.52 Cellulose Derivatives
184.108.40.206 Polyvinyl alcohols
220.127.116.11 Other Biodegradable Plastics
6.1.2 Bio based Non-Biodegradables
18.104.22.168 Biopolyethylene Terephthalate (PET).
22.214.171.124 Biopolyols and Polyurethane.
126.96.36.199 Biopolytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT).
188.8.131.52 Bio-Polypropylene (PP)
184.108.40.206 Other Non-Biodegradable BioPlastics
6.2 By Origin
6.2.1 Bio-based Plastics
6.2.2 Synthetic Based Biodegradable Plastics
6.3 By Application
6.3.1 Packaging and Plastic Bags
6.3.2 Bottles and Containers
6.3.3 Loose Film Packaging
6.3.4 Automotives and Technical Applications
6.3.6 Consumer Products
7. Future Of The Market
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
8.2 Market Share Analysis
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
9. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Recent Developments)
9.2 BioApply Polymers
9.3 BASF AG
9.4 Biome Bioplatics
9.9 Heritage Pioneer Corporate Group
9.10 Meredian Holdings Group Inc.
9.11 Metabolix Inc.
9.12 NatureWorks LLC (Cargill)
9.13 Novamont North America Inc.
9.14 Polyone Corp.
9.15 Kuraray America Inc.
9.16 RTP Company
9.17 Showa Denko America
9.18 Solegear Bioplastics
9.21 Teknor Apex
9.22 Trellis Bioplastics
9.23 US BIOPlastics