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Polymer Processing Aid Market Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, & Industry Analysis - 2021-2026

  • ID: 5356089
  • Report
  • April 2021
  • Region: Global
  • Stratview Research

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Arkema S.A.
  • Avient Corporation
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Solvay S.A.
  • The 3M Company
  • The Chemours Company
  • MORE
Polymer Processing Aid Market: Highlights

Plastic additives, such as plasticizers, flame retardants, impact modifiers, processing aids, stabilizers, antioxidants, and antimicrobials, have been used for decades to enhance the properties of plastics and plastic products. Plastic additives’ demand usually moves parallelly with the plastics’ demand, the latter is dependent on the growth trajectory of major end-use industries.

Polymer Processing Aid (PPA) is mainly used in improving melt processability or improving the handling of polymers with high-molecular weight. They are used in the production and processing of different polymers. PPA can be beneficial in a number of ways such as reducing die build-up, offering thermal stability, lowering melt viscosity, reducing gel formation, reducing interfacial instability, and usage in high viscosity.

The demand for plastics has incessantly been increasing for a wide range of applications by replacing metals in some cases. In industries, such as automotive, the ineluctable need to attain fuel efficiency drives the usage of lightweight materials such as composites and plastics. In the consumer goods and packaging industries, polymers remain the materials of choice.

Steady demand from the relatively unstirred packaging and consumer goods industries proved to be the boat that sailed PPA demand through the pandemic’s waves. A sudden spike in demand for PP and PE masks, medical gowns, and other medical supplies proved to be another factor adding momentum to the market in 2020. The long-term outlook seems fruitful with propitious demand from across industries, pushing the PPA market to an estimated value of US$ 2.3 billion by 2026.

Based on the polymer type, the publisher has segmented the market as polyethylene, polypropylene, and others. The polyethylene segment is further sub-segmented into HDPE, LLDPE, and LDPE. Polyethylene is estimated to dominate the market in the coming five years, in terms of both value and volume. The growth is attributed to the rising employment of HDPE, LLDPE, and LDPE in the consumer goods, building & construction, and automotive industries. The polypropylene segment is projected to depict the highest growth during the forecast period, on account of the escalating demand from the packaging and healthcare industries.

Based on the application type, the market is segmented as blown film & cast film, extrusion & molding, pipes & tubes, fibers & raffia, wires & cables, and others. The blown film & cast film segment is estimated to continue holding the throne during the forecast period. The growth is triggered by the rising use of polymer processing aid to manufacturing blown films & cast films to substantiate the mounting demand for quality films especially in China, Japan, India, and South Korea.

In terms of regions, Asia-Pacific is expected to be the largest market for polymer processing aid in the coming five years, driven by the escalating per capita use of plastics. China and India are likely to remain the thrust-bearers of the region. China has been quite resilient in exerting efforts to acquire PP self-sufficiency and to reduce dependency on PE imports, in an attempt to establish and integrate, indigenous polymer production value chain. North America and Europe are also expected to offer sizeable growth opportunities during the forecast period.

The supply chain of this market comprises raw material manufacturers, PPA manufacturers, masterbatch makers, compounders, component manufacturers, and OEMs. The key players in the PPA market include Arkema S.A., Avient Corporation, Daikin Industries, Ltd., Fine Organic Industries Ltd., LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Solvay S.A., The Chemours Company, The 3M Company, Tosaf Group, and Wells Plastics Ltd. Mergers & acquisitions, application development, and development of innovative products are some of the key strategies adopted by the major players in order to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Research Methodology

This report studies the polymer processing aid market over the trend period of 2015 to 2020 and the forecast period of 2021 to 2026. The report segments and analyzes the market in the most detailed manner to provide a panoramic view of the market. The vital data/information provided in the report can play a crucial role for the market participants as well as investors in the identification of the low-hanging fruits available in the market as well as to formulate the growth strategies to expedite their growth process.

This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with the publisher’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles have been leveraged to gather the data. The publisher conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

Report Features

This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market.

The following are the key features of the report:
  • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis
  • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis
  • Market trend and forecast analysis
  • Market segment trend and forecast
  • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, Product portfolio, New Product Launches, etc.
  • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities
  • Emerging trends
  • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players
  • Key success factors
The polymer processing aid market is segmented into the following categories.

Polymer Processing Aid Market, by Polymer Type
  • Polyethylene
  • Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW
  • Sub-Type Analysis: HDPE, LLDPE, LDPE, and Others
  • Polypropylene (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
  • Others (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
Polymer Processing Aid Market, by Application Type
  • Blown Film & Cast Film (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
  • Extrusion & Molding (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
  • Pipes & Tubes (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
  • Fibers & Raffia (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
  • Wires & Cables (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
  • Others (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
Polymer Processing Aid Market, by Region
  • North America (Country Analysis: The USA, Canada, and Mexico)
  • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: China, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Rest of the World (Sub-Region Analysis: Latin America, the Middle East, and Others)
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Arkema S.A.
  • Avient Corporation
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Solvay S.A.
  • The 3M Company
  • The Chemours Company
  • MORE
  • Disclaimer
  • Copyright
  • Abbreviation
  • Currency Exchange
  • About the Publisher
  • Report Scope
  • Report Objectives
  • Research Methodology
  • Secondary Research
  • Key Information Gathered from Secondary Research
  • Primary Research
  • Key Information Gathered from Primary Research
  • Breakdown of Primary Interviews by Region, Designation, and Value Chain Node
  • Data Analysis and Triangulation
1. Executive Summary

2. Polymer Processing Aid Market Overview and Segmentation
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Polymer Processing Aid Market Segmentation
2.2.1. By Polymer Type
2.2.2. By Application Type
2.2.3. By Region
2.3. Supply Chain Analysis
2.4. Industry Life Cycle Analysis
2.5. PEST Analysis
2.6. SWOT Analysis

3. Polymer Processing Aid Market – The COVID-19 Impact Assessment
3.1. Polymer Processing Aid Market Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
3.2. Pre-COVID vs Post-COVID Assessment
3.3. Real GDP Loss vs Polymer Processing Aid Market Loss (2020-2021)
3.4. Market Scenario Analysis: Pessimistic, Most Likely, and Optimistic
3.5. Market Segments’ Analysis (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
3.6. Regional and Country-Level Analysis (US$ Million)
3.7. Market Drivers
3.8. Market Challenges

4. Competitive Analysis
4.1. Insights
4.2. Product Portfolio Analysis
4.2.1. By Polymer Type
4.2.2. By Application Type
4.3. Geographical Presence
4.4. New Product Launches
4.5. Strategic Alliances
4.6. Market Share Analysis
4.7. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

5. Polymer Processing Aid Market Trend and Forecast by Polymer Type (2015-2026)
5.1. Insights
5.2. Polyethylene: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
5.2.1. HDPE: Market Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
5.2.2. LLDPE: Market Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
5.2.3. LDPE: Market Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
5.2.4. Others: Market Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
5.3. Polypropylene: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
5.4. Others: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)

6. Polymer Processing Aid Market Trend and Forecast by Application Type (2015-2026)
6.1. Insights
6.2. Blown Film & Cast Film: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
6.3. Extrusion & Molding: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
6.4. Pipes & Tubes: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
6.5. Fibers & Raffia: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
6.6. Wires & Cables: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
6.7. Others: Regional Trend and Forecast (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)

7. Polymer Processing Aid Market Trend and Forecast by Region (2015-2026)
7.1. Insights
7.2. North American Polymer Processing Aid Market: Country Analysis
7.2.1. The USA’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.2.2. Canada’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.2.3. Mexico’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.3. European Polymer Processing Aid Market: Country Analysis
7.3.1. Germany’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.3.2. France’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.3.3. The UK’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.3.4. Italy’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.3.5. RoE’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.4. Asia-Pacific’s Polymer Processing Aid Market: Country Analysis
7.4.1. China’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.4.2. South Korea’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.4.3. India’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.4.4. RoAP’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.5. Rest of the World’s (RoW) Polymer Processing Aid Market: Sub-Region Analysis
7.5.1. Latin America’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.5.2. The Middle East’s Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)
7.5.3. Others’ Polymer Processing Aid Market T&F (US$ Million and Thousand Tons)

8. Strategic Growth Opportunities
8.1. Insights
8.2. Market Attractiveness Analysis
8.2.1. Market Attractiveness by Polymer Type
8.2.2. Market Attractiveness by Application Type
8.2.3. Market Attractiveness by Region
8.2.4. Market Attractiveness by Country
8.3. Emerging Trends
8.4. Growth Matrix Analysis
8.5. Key Success Factors (KSFs)

9. Company Profile of Key Players (Alphabetically Arranged)
9.1. Arkema S.A.
9.2. Avient Corporation
9.3. Daikin Industries, Ltd.
9.4. Fine Organic Industries Ltd.
9.5. LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
9.6. Solvay S.A.
9.7. The Chemours Company
9.8. The 3M Company
9.9. Tosaf Group
9.10. Wells Plastics Ltd.
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
  • Arkema S.A.
  • Avient Corporation
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Fine Organic Industries Ltd.
  • LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
  • Solvay S.A.
  • The Chemours Company
  • The 3M Company
  • Tosaf Group
  • Wells Plastics Ltd.
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

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