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European Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market 2019-2025

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  • February 2020
  • Region: Europe
  • Orion Market Research Private Limited
  • ID: 5116653
European Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report, By Raw Material (Corn-based PLA, Sugar-based PLA, Cassava-based PLA, and Others), By Application (Packaging, Construction Material, Catering and Tableware, Agricultural Material, Consumer Goods, Electronic Material, Automobile, and Others) and Forecast, 2019-2025.

European Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 16.3% during the forecast period. Europe is one of the significant markets in the global PLA market. Owing to its well-established automotive industry, the demand for PLA polymers has increased in a considerable amount. PLA polymers are a renewable, economic and efficient substitute for conventional metal or plastic parts of automobiles. Europe is home to various major automotive companies and represents a significant share in the global automotive industry. Additionally, food packaging, medical and electronic industry together estimated to contribute to the demand for PLA polymers in the region.

PLA polymer is used as a material for food packaging owing to its decomposable nature. PLA polymer is a rapidly substituting conventional plastic packaging material owing to stringent government regulations in the region. Major European countries such as UK, Germany, France, Spain are generating demand for packaged food. The region constitutes a considerable trade for food and agriculture products. In medical applications such as organ implants, surgeries, and others, PLA polymers are being used as a stent to replace original organs. Owing to its easy decomposable nature, PLA polymers are used as a material for anchors, screws, plates, pins, rods, and mesh.

The companies in the market include Futerro SA, NatureWorks LLC, Sulzer Ltd., and DuPont de Nemours, Inc. To survive in the market, these players are adopting crucial strategies, such as mergers and acquisitions, product launches, and partnerships and collaborations. This enables the company to increase its competitiveness and attract significant share in the market. For instance, in December 2018, Futerro, Sulzer and TechnipFMC collaborated to simplify the production of bioplastics. These companies have formed the PLAnet initiative in equal partnership for promoting the manufacturing of sustainable plastics produced from PLA. This partnership will support producers interested in entering the bioplastic market by delivering integrated PLA technology packages.

Research Methodology:

The market study of the European PLA market is incorporated by extensive primary and secondary research conducted by the research team. Secondary research has been conducted to refine the available data to breakdown the market in various segments, derive total market size, market forecast and growth rate. Different approaches have been worked on to derive the market value and market growth rate. The research team collects facts and data related to the market from different geography to provide a better regional outlook. In the report, the country-level analysis is provided by analyzing various regional players, regional tax laws and policies, consumer behavior and macro-economic factors. Numbers extracted from secondary research have been authenticated by conducting proper primary research. It includes tracking down key people from the industry and interviewing them to validate the data. This enables the analyst to derive the closest possible figures without any major deviations in the actual number. The analysts try to contact as many executives, managers, key opinion leaders and industry experts. Primary research brings authenticity in our reports.

Secondary Sources Include:
  • Financial reports of companies involved in the market
  • Whitepapers, research-papers, and news blogs
  • Company websites and their product catalog

The report provides an in-depth analysis of pricing, market size, intended quality of the product preferred by consumers. It will serve as a source for 360-degree analysis of the market thoroughly delivering insights into the market for better business decisions.

Market Segmentation:
  • European PLA Market Research and Analysis, By Raw Material
  • European PLA Market Research and Analysis, By Application

The Report Covers:
  • Comprehensive Research Methodology of the European PLA market.
  • This report also includes a detailed and extensive market overview with key analyst insights.
  • Exhaustive analysis of macro and micro factors influencing the market guided by key recommendations.
  • Analysis of regional regulations and other government policies impacting the European PLA market.
  • Insights about market determinants which are stimulating the European PLA market.
  • Detailed and extensive market segments with regional distribution of forecast revenues.
  • Extensive profiles and recent developments of market players.

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Corbion N.V.
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Futerro SA
  • Merck KGaA
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc.
  • NatureWorks LLC
  • RadiciGroup SpA
  • ThyssenKrupp AG
  • Toray Industries, Inc.