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Amorphous Polyalphaolefin (APAO): Technology and Global Markets to 2023

  • ID: 4700413
  • Report
  • November 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 138 Pages
  • BCC Research
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M
  • Bond Tech Industries
  • Evans Adhesive Corp. Ltd.
  • Huntsman Corp.
  • Mapei
  • Sun Crown Adhesives
  • MORE

Report Scope

The global APAO market has significant scope due to APAO’s wide range of applications and versatility in varied domains such as automotive, packaging, personal care, and so forth. The report has been segmented on the basis of type, end-users and application. The major geographies covered in the report include North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and the Rest of World (RoW). Furthermore, a country-specific breakdown of the APAO market is also included in the report. The study covers the global APAO market irrespective of the included countries. Countries were included mainly on the basis of total revenue generated. Major countries included in the report are the U.S., Canada, Germany, the U.K., Spain, Italy, France, China, Japan, Korea, and India. Sales data for the global and regional markets were corroborated for the present and forecast values were based on statistical analysis.

Moreover, the contributions from global giants such as BASF SE, Eastman Chemical Co., Dow Chemical, DuPont, Evonik Industries AG, and Huntsman Corp. in the APAO market will create significant scope in the market. Various strategies such as product launches, research and development (R&D), partnership, collaboration, mergers and acquisitions, and the emergence of new players will keep the APAO market dynamic. New technology and hygienic applications with higher strength, versatility and flexibility will boost demand of APAO-based adhesives in automobile, building and construction, packaging, and bookbinding.

Estimated values used are based on market players’ total revenues; forecast revenue values are in constant U.S. dollars, unadjusted for inflation. Annual reports and forward-looking statements of APAO market players, annual sales of market players and the average cost of APAO were considered in the estimates for the market. A large number of APAO market players as well as manufacturers are profiled in the report for a better understanding of the market.

The report on the APAO market provides a market overview, assesses application markets, provides an end-user analysis, and evaluates the APAO market by type, application, end user, and geography. The major company profiles include a detailed introduction, product portfolios and recent developments. The report also includes regulatory aspects, current and developing technologies, market projections, and market share.

Report Includes

- 65 tables
- A detailed overview and an industry analysis of Amorphous Polyalphaolefin (APAO) technology
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2017 to 2018, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2023
- Information on new technology and applications of APAO-based adhesives
- identification of manufacturers, key end users and industries which will affect the major market trends
- Examination of regulatory aspects, current and developing technologies, and opportunities
- Company profiles of major market players, including 3M, Chevron Phillips Chemical, Dymax Corp., Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, and Uniseal

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M
  • Bond Tech Industries
  • Evans Adhesive Corp. Ltd.
  • Huntsman Corp.
  • Mapei
  • Sun Crown Adhesives
  • MORE

Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Custom Research
Related Research Reports

Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights

Chapter 3 Market and Technology Background
APAO Technology at a Glance
Raw Material Analysis
Molecular Structure for APAO and Properties
Application of Homopolymers of Polypropylene
Application of Copolymer
Application of Ethylene Propylene Rubber
Applications of Terpolymer Ethylene, Propylene and 1-Butene
Market Drivers
Huge Demand from Construction and Automotive Industries
Growing Demand for Lightweight and Low-Emission Automobiles
Rising Demand in Packaging Industries
Rising Demand for Personal-Hygiene Products
Restraints
Regular Fluctuations in the Raw Material Supply
Health-Related Problems with Hot-Melt Wax
Opportunities
Increasing Demand for Disposable Hygiene
Growing Popularity of Hot-Melt Adhesives
APAC Emerging as a Lucrative Region for the Growth of APAO Market
Mixing APAO with Wax, Resins and Other Additives

Chapter 4 Market Breakdown by Product Type
Homopolymers of Polypropylene
Copolymers
Copolymers of Propylene and Ethylene
Copolymers of Propylene and 1-Butene or Other Higher a-Olefins
Terpolymers of Ethylene, Propylene and 1-Butene

Chapter 5 Market Breakdown by Method
Spraying
Pumping
Roll Coating
Slot Die Coating
Extrusion

Chapter 6 Market Breakdown by Application
Automotive
Woodworking
Bookbinding
Personal Hygiene
Packaging
Wire and Cable
Building and Construction
Others

Chapter 7 Market Breakdown by Region
North America
United States
Canada
Europe
United Kingdom
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
China
India
Japan
Rest of APAC
Australia
South Korea
Middle East and Africa
Latin America

Chapter 8 Competitive Landscape
3M
Eastman Chemical Co.
Huntsman Corp.
Illinois Tool Works
The Dow Chemical Co.
Technological Advancements in APAO
Strategic Analysis
Collaboration and Partnerships
Product Launch
Geographic Expansion

Chapter 9 Company Profiles
3M
Adtek
Arkema
Ashland
Avery Dennison
Bond Tech Industries
Chevron Phillips Chemical
Delo
The Dow Chemical Co.
Dymax Corp.
Eastman Chemical Co.
Evans Adhesive Corp. Ltd.
Evonik Industries AG
Forest Chemical Group S.A.
Franklin International Inc.
Gitace Adhesives Technology
Glue Machinery Corp.
Great Eastern Resins Industrial Co. Ltd.
Guangdong Orient Yige New Material Co. Ltd.
H.B. Fuller Co.
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa
Huntsman Corp.
Illinois Tool Works
Jowat SE
Liaoyang Liaohua Qida Chemicals Co. Ltd.
Lord Corp.
Mactac LLC
Mapei
Nanpao Resin
Rextac LLC.
Rmp International Inc.
Royal Adhesives And Sealants
Sika Group
Sun Crown Adhesives
Texyear Industrial Adhesives Pvt. Ltd.
Uniseal
Wacker Chemie AG
Wang Cheong Adhesives
Wisdom Adhesives

List of Tables
Summary Table: Global Market for Amorphous Polyalphaolefin, by Product, Through 2023
Table 1: Product Profile of APAOs with Price, 2018
Table 2: Characteristics of APAO vs. EVA
Table 3: Characteristics of APAO vs. Polyamide
Table 4: Characteristics of APAO vs. Water-Based Adhesive
Table 5: Petrochemical Index
Table 6: Global Ethylene Production Share, by Region, 2016
Table 7: Glass Transition Temperature of Some Polymers
Table 8: Advantages and Disadvantages of ABS
Table 9: Diaper Needs Fact Sheet in the U.S., 2016
Table 10: Tax Rates on Tampons, by Country, 2016
Table 11: Global Market for APAO, by Product, Through 2023
Table 12: Overview of Some Top Companies Providing APAO Homopolymers
Table 13: Global Market for Homopolymers, by Region, Through 2023
Table 14: Global Market for Copolymers, by Region, Through 2023
Table 15: Overview of Top Companies Providing APAO Copolymers
Table 16: Applications of Eastoflex E1045PL Amorphous Polyolefin, a Copolymer of Propylene and Ethylene
Table 17: Applications of Eastoflex M1058 Amorphous Polyolefin, a Copolymer of Propylene and Ethylene
Table 18: Global Market for Terpolymers, by Region, Through 2023
Table 19: Global Market for APAO, by Method, Through 2023
Table 20: List of Different Models of Spray Guns, with Price Available in the Market
Table 21: Global Market for Spraying, by Region, Through 2023
Table 22: Global Market for Pumping, by Region, Through 2023
Table 23: Global Market for Roll Coating, by Region, Through 2023
Table 24: Global Market for Slot Die Coating, by Region, Through 2023
Table 25: Global Market for Extrusion, by Region, Through 2023
Table 26: Global Market for APAO, by Application, Through 2023
Table 27: Global Market for APAO in the Automotive Industry, by Region, Through 2023
Table 28: Global Market for APAO in Woodworking, by Region, Through 2023
Table 29: Global Market for APAO in Bookbinding, by Region, Through 2023
Table 30: Global Market for APAO in Personal Hygiene Products, by Region, Through 2023
Table 31: Global Market for APAO in Packaging, by Region, Through 2023
Table 32: Global Market for APAO in Wire and Cable, by Region, Through 2023
Table 33: REXtus Offers a Wide Range of Adhesives for the Building and Construction Industry
Table 34: Global Market for APAO in Building and Construction, by Region, Through 2023
Table 35: Global Market for APAO in Other Applications, by Region, Through 2023
Table 36: North American Vehicle Sales, 2017
Table 37: North American Market for APAO, by Country, Through 2023
Table 38: North American Market for APAO, by Product, Through 2023
Table 39: North American Market for APAO, by Method, Through 2023
Table 40: North American Market for APAO, by Application, Through 2023
Table 41: European Market for APAO, by Country, Through 2023
Table 42: European Market for APAO, by Product, Through 2023
Table 43: European Market for APAO, by Method, Through 2023
Table 44: European Market for APAO, by Application, Through 2023
Table 45: VAT on Print and E-books in Europe, by Country, 2015
Table 46: France Book and Publishing Industry Fact Sheet, 2016
Table 47: Germany Books and Publishing Fact Sheet, 2016
Table 48: Spain Books and Publishing Industry Fact Sheet, 2016
Table 49: Tampon VAT in Other European Countries, 2018
Table 50: ROE Books and Publishing Industry Fact Sheet, by Country, 2016
Table 51: Asia-Pacific Market for APAO, by Country, Through 2023
Table 52: Asia-Pacific Market for APAO, by Product, Through 2023
Table 53: Asia-Pacific Market for APAO, by Method, Through 2023
Table 54: Asia-Pacific Market for APAO, by Application, Through 2023
Table 55: Detailed Data on Select Polyalphaolefin Imports in India, 2016
Table 56: Automotive Manufacturing Statistics in Australia
Table 57: Total Production of Vehicles in South Korea, by Vehicle Type, 2013-2017
Table 58: MEA Market for APAO, by Product, Through 2023
Table 59: MEA Market for APAO, by Method, Through 2023
Table 60: MEA Market for APAO, by Application, Through 2023
Table 61: Latin American Market for APAO, by Product, Through 2023
Table 62: Latin American Market for APAO, by Method, Through 2023
Table 63: Latin American Market for APAO, by Application, Through 2023
Table 64: Recent Activities of Leading Players in APAO Market, 2015-2017

List of Figures
Summary Figure: Global Market for Amorphous Polyalphaolefin, by Product, 2017-2023
Figure 1: Production Process of Vestoplast
Figure 2: Molecular Structure of APAOit
Figure 3: Other Properties Determined for APAO
Figure 4: Global Vehicle Sales, 2013-2017
Figure 5: Sales Trend Data for China-Headquartered Packaging Material Suppliers, 2010-2014
Figure 6: Sources of Propylene for APAO Production
Figure 7: Global Propylene Production Share, by Feedstock, 2016
Figure 8: Global Propylene Production, by Region, 2016
Figure 9: Tax Levied on Tampons, by Selected Countries, 2016
Figure 10: Advantages of Hot-Melt Wax
Figure 11: Types of Spraying
Figure 12: Features of Select Pumps for Dispersing Adhesives
Figure 13: Techniques to Control Coating Thickness in Roll Coating Technique
Figure 14: Parts of an Extruder
Figure 15: Henkel APAO Hot-Melt Products
Figure 16: List of REXtac Products the or Automotive Industry
Figure 17: APAO-Based Adhesives for Personal Hygiene Products from GitAce
Figure 18: Variety of Areas used in Packaging to Move Materials Throughout a Facility
Figure 19: Motor Vehicle Production in the U.S., 2013-2016
Figure 20: Motor Vehicle Production in Canada, 2013–2016
Figure 21: Europe Motor Vehicle Production, 2014-2017
Figure 22: Vehicle Production in the U.K., 2014–2017
Figure 23: U.K. Publishers’ Physical Book Market, 2013-2016
Figure 24: Age Structure Share in the UK, 2017
Figure 25: Motor Vehicle Production in France, 2014-2017
Figure 26: Age Structure Share in France, 2017
Figure 27: Motor Vehicle Production in Germany, 2014-2017
Figure 28: Age Structure Share in Germany, 2017
Figure 29: Motor Vehicle Production in Italy, 2014–2017
Figure 30: Age Structure Shares in Italy, 2017
Figure 31: Motor Vehicle Production in Spain, 2014–2017
Figure 32: Age Structure Share in Spain, 2017
Figure 33: Motor Vehicle Production in Rest of Europe, 2014-2017
Figure 34: Asia-Pacific Motor Vehicle Sales, 2017
Figure 35: Leading APAO-Based Adhesive Suppliers in China
Figure 36: New Motor Vehicle Registration in China, 2017

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M
  • Bond Tech Industries
  • Evans Adhesive Corp. Ltd.
  • Huntsman Corp.
  • Mapei
  • Sun Crown Adhesives
  • MORE

Summary

The global market of amorphous polyalphaolefin (APAO) is expected to grow modestly and exceed REDACTED through 2023, growing at a CAGR of REDACTED during the forecast period of 2018 to 2023. APAO is anamorphous copolymer that is produced by the process of copolymerization of alphaolefin in thepresence of a special catalyst such as a Zeigler-Natta catalyst. APAO includes polymers such as amorphous hexene (APH), copolymer amorphous ethylene (APE), homopolymer amorphous propylene (APP), amorphous butene (APB), and terpolymer ethylene. APAO-based adhesives have gained prominence in various manufacturing industries, including building and construction, packaging, personal hygiene, bookbinding, automotive, and woodworking. APAO has significant properties such as quick setting time, resistance to moisture and can be used in various environmental conditions. As a result, it makes it ideal to be used as base polymers in hot-melt adhesives, paper laminating, elastomer extenders in sealants, and pressure sensitive adhesives. Advantages of APAO includes low odor, heat stability, cohesion, and excellent binding with substrates. APAO can be applied by using different methods such as spraying, extrusion, rolls coating, slot coating, and pumping. Further, APAO-based hotmelt adhesive is widely used in the production of automotive parts due to its capability of forming ideal
bonds, which are needed for the contraction and expansion of the vehicle parts.

Amorphous polyalphaolefin is increasingly being adopted for varied purposes to serve a wide range of industries such as automotive, furniture, packaging, nonwoven hygiene, electronics, and footwear. It comprises a useful blend of chemical and physical properties required to form a versatile material used in various adhesives including hot-melt adhesives (HMAs). It is prepared through direct reactor synthesis and is used in HMAs in large amounts. The benefits of APAO include resistance to moisture, chemicals and UV; corrosion inhibition; and ample availability of feedstock. In addition, it has excellent thermal stability, significant adhesion and hot tack properties. The ability to bond with various substrates, cohesion and gas barrier behavior are also a few significant properties of APAO. In addition, it has significant adhesion ability for various substrates such as polyethylene, polypropylene, polyurethane foam, paper, fiber, and nonwovens. However, poor adhesion to low surface energy and smooth surface substrates and limited strength are some of the limitations of APAO.

APAO is gaining popularity across the globe due to its wide range of applications, low cost adhesive technology, and significant thermal stability. It plays a key role as an adhesive agent for various applications in hygiene, including feminine hygiene, baby diapers, adult incontinence, gowns and drapes, mattress protector pads, dental bibs, meat pads, and pet training pads. Its automotive applications are increasingly gaining momentum due to significant growth of the automotive market. Its unique features such as inherent moisture resistance, good UV stability, significant thermal stability, and ability to function even in high temperature makes it a ubiquitous material. Additionally, it has considerable demand from furniture industry due to its low cost, high initial tack, significant cohesion, flexibility, high productivity, and significant strength. It is widely used in foam lamination, panel lamination, mattress ticking, foam bonding, edge lamination, drawer liners, and other furniture applications.

Moreover, corrosion inhibition and moisture resistance are some other properties, which makes APAO a significant material for varied purposes. It enables to protect core of the cables, sustain wide range of temperature and has significant applications in varied domains. It has an anticorrosive property that tends to protect metal from corrosion. Several characteristic properties of APAO such as chemical inertness and anti-UV properties protect the products or components from reacting with the UV-rays. Therefore, these properties make APAO a very useful material for HMAs.

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  • 3M
  • Adtek
  • Arkema
  • Ashland
  • Avery Dennison
  • Bond Tech Industries
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • Delo
  • Dymax Corp.
  • Eastman Chemical Co.
  • Evans Adhesive Corp. Ltd.
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Forest Chemical Group S.A.
  • Franklin International Inc.
  • Gitace Adhesives Technology
  • Glue Machinery Corp.
  • Great Eastern Resins Industrial Co. Ltd.
  • Guangdong Orient Yige New Material Co. Ltd.
  • H.B. Fuller Co.
  • Henkel Ag & Co. KGAA
  • Huntsman Corp.
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Jowat SE
  • Liaoyang Liaohua Qida Chemicals Co. Ltd.
  • Lord Corp.
  • Mactac LLC
  • Mapei
  • Nanpao Resin
  • Rextac LLC.
  • Rmp International Inc.
  • Royal Adhesives And Sealants
  • Sika Group
  • Sun Crown Adhesives
  • Texyear Industrial Adhesives Pvt. Ltd.
  • The Dow Chemical Co.
  • Uniseal
  • Wacker Chemie AG
  • Wang Cheong Adhesives
  • Wisdom Adhesives
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