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Global Caprolactam Market Outlook to 2026

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  • 211 Pages
  • February 2021
  • Region: Global
  • BlueQuark Research & Consulting
  • ID: 5398093
Caprolactam is a colorless solid organic compound and is a lactam of caproic acid. Caprolactam exhibits superior properties, including high strength, elasticity, abrasion resistance, chemical & oil resistance, and low moisture absorbency of nylon fibers and resins, which are expected to propel product demand.

According to the publisher, the global caprolactam market is expected to witness a significant growth rate having a CAGR of around 5% during the forecast period. The major factors responsible for the global caprolactam market's growth are the expanding automotive industry and the growing demand for industrial yarn across the world. Caprolactam is used to produce nylon 6-6 fibers, which is further used in carpets, textile fibers, and industrial fibers.

In terms of regional segmentation, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to be the largest market for caprolactam Asia over the forecast period. Particularly in India and China, rapid industrialization has led to the establishment of numerous automotive and appliance manufacturing plants; it is likely to impact the industry positively. The key end-users of caprolactam are textile yarn, engineering plastics, carpet fibers, industrial yarn, and staple fibers.

In terms of segmentation by end-product, the nylon six resin segment has the largest market share and is projected to continue this trend over the forecast period, as it is used to manufacture gears, fittings, steering fluids, etc in the automotive industry.

The global Caprolactam market is partially fragmented. Major players in the market are Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., UBE Industries, Ltd., DSM, Capro Co., China Petrochemical Development Corporation, and LANXESS AG.

In October 2018, DSM completed the sale of Fibrant’s caprolactam business to Highsun Holdings Group Ltd.

The Global Caprolactam Market report provides deep insight into the Caprolactam market's current and future state across various regions. The study comprehensively analyzes the Caprolactam market by segmenting based on Raw Material (Phenol, Cyclohexane, Toluene, and Other Raw Materials), End-product (Nylon 6 Resins, Nylon 6 Fibers, and Other End Products), End-User Industry (Industrial Yarns, Engineering Resins & Films, Textiles & Carpets, and Other End User Industries) and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa). The report examines the market drivers and restraints and the impact of Covid-19 on the market growth in detail. The study covers & includes emerging market trends, developments, opportunities, and challenges in the industry. This report also covers extensively researched competitive landscape sections with prominent companies' profiles, including their market shares and projects.
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Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
2. Research Scope and Methodology
2.1 Aim & Objective of the study
2.2 Market Definition
2.3 Study Information
2.4 General Study Assumptions
2.5 Research Phases
3. Market Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Dynamics
3.2.1 Drivers
3.2.2 Restraints
3.3 Market Trends & Developments
3.4 Market Opportunities
3.5 Regulatory Policies
3.6 Analysis of Covid-19 Impact
4. Industry Analysis
4.1 Supply Chain Analysis
4.2 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.2.1 Competition in the Industry
4.2.2 Potential of New Entrants into the Industry
4.2.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.2.4 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.2.5 Threat of substitute products
5. Market Segmentation & Forecast
5.1 By Raw Material
5.1.1 Phenol
5.1.2 Cyclohexane
5.1.3 Toluene
5.1.4 Other Raw Materials
5.2 By End-product
5.2.1 Nylon 6 Resins
5.2.2 Nylon 6 Fibers
5.2.3 Other End Products
5.3 By End User Industry
5.3.1 Industrial Yarns
5.3.2 Engineering Resins & Films
5.3.3 Textiles & Carpets
5.3.4 Others
6. Regional Market Analysis
6.1 North America
6.1.1 United States
6.1.2 Canada
6.1.3 Mexico
6.2 Europe
6.2.1 Germany
6.2.2 United Kingdom
6.2.3 Italy
6.2.4 France
6.2.5 Spain
6.2.6 Rest of Europe
6.3 Asia-Pacific
6.3.1 China
6.3.2 India
6.3.3 Japan
6.3.4 South Korea
6.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 South Africa
6.5.2 Saudi Arabia
6.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7. Key Company Profiles
7.1 Sumitomo Chemical
7.2 Ube Industries Ltd.
7.3 Royal DSM
7.4 Capro Corporation
7.5 China Petrochemical Development Corporation
7.6 Lanxess
7.7 Toray Industries, Inc.
7.8 Honeywell International Inc.
7.10 JSC KuibyshevAzot
7.11 Alpek
7.12 Grupa Azoty
7.13 Aquafil Engineering
7.14 Spolana a. s.
7.15 Genomatica
7.16 Sinopec
7.17 Toray Chemical
7.18 Shandong Haili Chemical Industry Co. Ltd
7.19 Fibrant
7.20 Advansix Inc.*List of companies is not exhaustive
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 List of Notable Players in the Market
8.2 M&A, JV, and Agreements
8.3 Market Share Analysis
8.4 Strategies of Key Players
9. Conclusions and Recommendations

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Sumitomo Chemical
  • Ube Industries Ltd.
  • Royal DSM
  • Capro Corporation
  • China Petrochemical Development Corporation
  • Lanxess
  • Toray Industries Inc.
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • JSC KuibyshevAzot
  • Alpek
  • Grupa Azoty
  • Aquafil Engineering
  • Spolana a. s.
  • Genomatica
  • Sinopec
  • Toray Chemical
  • Shandong Haili Chemical Industry Co. Ltd
  • Fibrant
  • Advansix Inc.