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The Global Market for Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) to 2033

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  • 100 Pages
  • October 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Future Markets, Inc
  • ID: 5437951

Companies Profiled Include Bluepha, CJ CHeilJedang, Danimer Scientific, Kaneka, Nafigate, Newlight Technologies, and Tianan Biologic Material Co

Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are a family of eco-friendly, biodegradable and compostable biopolymer polyesters synthesized by various bacteria. They encompass a large variety of bioplastics raw materials made from many different renewable resources. Examples of Polyhydroxyalkanoates are PHB, PHV, PHBV, PHBH etc. They are candidates for substitution of petrochemical non-renewable plastics due to their biodegradable and nontoxic properties. They also possess good mechanical properties, good barrier properties toward oxygen, carbon dioxide and moisture, biocompatibility and versatility.

Main applications of PHA-based materials are in films and rigid packaging, disposable items (e.g. drinking straws, utensils, hygiene products and compostable bags), cosmetics, biomedicine, plastic components, agriculture and to a lesser extent in textiles, water treatments, 3D printing etc.

Manufacturing capacities of PHA-based materials has increased in recent years from companies such as CJ Biomaterials, Inc., Danimer, Kaneka, PHAbuilder, Bluepha and this trend will continue as producers have plans to add 100,000s of tons in capacities over the next few years. 

Reports contents include:

  • Analysis of global plastics and bioplastics markets. 
  • Market trends and drivers. 
  • Analysis of the Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) market including demand, production capacities, end user markets and key players. 
  • Applications and market analysis.
  • Global market demand for PHA and production capacities. 
  • 37 company profiles. Companies profiled include Bluepha, CJ Biomaterials, Inc., Danimer Scientific, Kaneka, Nafigate, Newlight Technologies, Beijing PhaBuilder Biotechnology and Tianan Biologic Material Co., Ltd. Profiles include products and production capacities. 

Table of Contents

1 THE GLOBAL PLASTICS AND BIOPLASTICS MARKETS
1.1 Global production of plastics
1.2 The importance of plastic
1.3 Issues with plastics use
1.4 Policy and regulations
1.5 The circular economy
1.6 Market trends
1.7 Drivers for recent growth in bioplastics in packaging
1.8 Global production to 2033
1.9 Main producers and global production capacities
1.9.1 Producers
1.9.2 By biobased and sustainable plastic type
1.9.3 By region
1.10 Global demand for biobased and sustainable plastics 2020-21, by market
1.11 The PHA market
1.11.1 Market overview
1.11.2 PHA industry developments 2020-2022

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3 TYPES OF BIOPLASTICS
3.1 Bio-based or renewable plastics
3.1.1 Drop-in bio-based plastics
3.1.2 Novel bio-based plastics
3.2 Biodegradable and compostable plastics
3.2.1 Biodegradability
3.2.2 Compostability
3.3 Advantages and disadvantages
3.4 Types of Bio-based and/or Biodegradable Plastics
3.5 Market leaders by biobased and/or biodegradable plastic types
3.6 Conventional polymer materials used in packaging
3.6.1 Polyolefins: Polypropylene and polyethylene
3.6.2 PET and other polyester polymers
3.6.3 Renewable and bio-based polymers for packaging
3.7 Comparison of synthetic fossil-based and bio-based polymers
3.8 End-of-life treatment of bioplastics

4 THE GLOBAL POLYHYDROXYALKANOATES MARKET (PHA)
4.1 Synthesis and production processes
4.2 Types
4.2.1 PHB
4.2.2 PHBV
4.3 Commercially available PHAs
4.4 Markets for PHAs
4.4.1 Packaging
4.4.2 Consumer goods
4.4.2.1 Diapers and wet wipes
4.4.3 Cosmetics
4.4.3.1 PHA microspheres
4.4.4 Medical
4.4.4.1 Tissue engineering
4.4.4.2 Drug delivery
4.4.5 Agriculture
4.4.5.1 Mulch film
4.4.5.2 Grow bags
4.5 Producers and production capacities
4.6 Global Production capacities and consumption to 2033 (tons)
4.6.1 Total
4.6.2 By country
4.6.3 Global demand, by market

5 COMPANY PROFILES (37 company profiles)6 REFERENCES
List of Tables
Table 1. Issues related to the use of plastics
Table 2. Market trends in biobased and sustainable plastics
Table 3. Drivers for recent growth in the bioplastics and biopolymers markets
Table 4. Global production capacities of biobased and sustainable plastics 2018-2033, in 1,000 tons
Table 5. Global production capacities, by producers
Table 6. Global production capacities of biobased and sustainable plastics 2019-2033, by type, in 1,000 tons
Table 7. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) market analysis
Table 8. PHA industry developments 2020-2022
Table 9. Type of biodegradation
Table 10. Advantages and disadvantages of biobased plastics compared to conventional plastics
Table 11. Types of Bio-based and/or Biodegradable Plastics, applications
Table 12. Market leader by Bio-based and/or Biodegradable Plastic types
Table 13. Types of bio-based plastics and fossil-fuel-based plastics
Table 14. Comparison of synthetic fossil-based and bio-based polymers
Table 15. Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) extraction methods
Table 16.Types of PHAs and properties
Table 17. Comparison of the physical properties of different PHAs with conventional petroleum-based polymers
Table 18. Commercially available PHAs
Table 19. Markets and applications for PHAs
Table 20. Applications, advantages and disadvantages of PHAs in packaging
Table 21. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) producers
Table 22. Global Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Production capacities 2019-2033 (1,000 tons)
Table 23. Global Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) consumption 2019-2033, by market

List of Figures
Figure 1. Global plastics production 1950-2020, millions of tons
Figure 2. The circular plastic economy
Figure 3. Total global production capacities for biobased and sustainable plastics, all types, 000 tons
Figure 4. Global production capacities of bioplastics 2018-2033, in 1,000 tons by biodegradable/non-biodegradable types
Figure 5. Global production capacities of biobased and sustainable plastics in 2019-2033, by type, in 1,000 tons
Figure 6. Global production capacities of bioplastics in 2019-2033, by type
Figure 7. Global production capacities of biobased and sustainable plastics 2019-2033, by region, tonnes
Figure 8. Current and future applications of biobased and sustainable plastics
Figure 9. Global demand for biobased and sustainable plastics by end user market, 2021
Figure 10. Global production capacities for biobased and sustainable plastics by end user market 2019-2033, tons
Figure 11. Coca-Cola PlantBottle®
Figure 12. Interrelationship between conventional, bio-based and biodegradable plastics
Figure 13. Routes for synthesizing polymers from fossil-based and bio-based resources
Figure 14. PHA family
Figure 15. Global Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Production capacities 2019-2033 (1,000 tons)
Figure 16. Global Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Production capacities 2019-2033 (1,000 tons)
Figure 17. Global Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) consumption 2019-2033, by market
Figure 18. BIOLO e-commerce mailer bag made from PHA
Figure 19. PHA production process

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • COMPANY PROFILES
  • Bioextrax AB
  • BioLogiQ, Inc.
  • BIOLO
  • Bioplastech Ltd
  • Bluepha Beijing Lanjing Microbiology Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Bosk Bioproducts Inc.
  • CJ Biomaterials, Inc.
  • Cristal Union Group
  • Danimer Scientific LLC
  • Full Cycle Bioplastics LLC
  • Genecis Bioindustries, Inc.
  • Grupp MAIP
  • Jilin COFCO Biomaterial Corporation
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Mango Materials, Inc.
  • MedPHA Bio-Tech Co., Ltd
  • Nafigate Corporation a.s.
  • NatPol
  • Newlight Technologies LLC
  • Ningbo Tianan Biologic Material
  • Oakbio, Inc.
  • Paques Biomaterials
  • PHABuilder
  • Polyferm
  • RWDC Industries
  • Saphium Biotechnology GMBH
  • Sebiplast s.r.l.
  • Shenzhen Ecomann Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
  • TAIF-NK
  • Teal Bioworks, Inc.
  • TECNARO GmbH
  • TerraVerdae BioWorks Inc
  • Tianan Biologic Material Co., Ltd.
  • Tianjin GreenBio Materials Co., Ltd
  • Uluu
  • VEnvirotech Biotechnology SL
  • Yield10 Bioscience, Inc.

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