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Polyethylene Wax Market- Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast, 2018-2028 Segmented By Type (HDPE Wax, LDPE Wax, Oxidized Polyethylene Wax, and Others), By Process, By Application, By Region, and Competition

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  • December 2022
  • Region: Global
  • TechSci Research
  • ID: 5709857
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Global Polyethylene Wax Market is Projected to Grow at an Impressive Rate Through 2028 due to Increasing Demand from the Packaging Industry. China's Overall Production of Plastic Products Amounted to 80 Million Metric Tons in 2021.

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Global Polyethylene Wax Market is projected to grow at an impressive rate through 2028 due to increasing demand from the packaging industry. China's overall production of plastic products amounted to 80 million metric tons in 2021.

Polyethylene wax refers to synthetic wax. It is a high molecular weight polyethylene made from chains of the ethylene monomer. There are various ways to make polyethylene wax, including by polymerizing ethylene. Due to its characteristics, including formulation flexibility, low melt viscosity, strong heat resistance, thermal stability, and a controlled molecular weight, it is applied in the plastic production process. Candles, rubber adhesives, plastic additives, lubricants, and cosmetics employ polyethylene wax. Additionally, it applies coatings, bonds, and printing inks. Consequently, the global polyethylene wax market is experiencing profitable growth due to rising product demand.

Manufacturers are now using metallocene, a polymerization process, to produce HDPE and LDPE because it offers enhanced and improved performance. This is anticipated to support the market expansion of polymerization technology for PE wax. Manufacturing of co-polymers, oxidized, acid-modified, and unique monomers uses modification technology. The technological share is anticipated to expand during the projection period because of the rapid demand for acid-modified and oxidized products.

Growing Demand from The Construction Industry

According to the United Nations, the world's population reached 8 billion on November 15, 2022. Hence, there is promising demand in the construction industry to meet the demand for urban and rural homes. The market for polyethylene wax is anticipated to be driven by the expanding construction industry. Because it gives a good level of water repellency, enhances texture, has anti-settling qualities, and offers abrasion resistance, polyethylene wax is used in paints and coatings. Emulsions made from polyethylene wax improve texture and prevent color fading.

Increasing Demand from Packaging Industry

Increased demand for FMCGs, pharmaceutical supplies, and other consumer durables has increased the need for packaging. These factors, together with growing urban populations, are to blame for the increase in packaging requirements. According to the Flexible Packaging Association, more than 60% of the market comprises flexible packaging for food. The demand for flexible packaging is growing swiftly because it has the potential to offer novel solutions to many packaging issues. IBEF further notes that the food processing industry, which accounts for 32% of India's total food market and ranks fifth in production, consumption, and exports, is one of the country's most important industries, with 70% of revenues coming from retail.

Growing Technological Advancement

Due to the rising demand from numerous sectors, several aggressive market players are concentrating on raising polyethylene wax output, assisting in the market's expansion. Market participants compete to maintain an edge over rivals. To investigate cutting-edge methods for manufacturing polyethylene wax, scientists from industrialized nations are expanding their research activities in polymer science. Technological advancements are accelerating the growth of the polyethylene wax market. Market expansion is accelerating across Asia, particularly in China and India. The market is expected to develop due to the surge in demand for affordable polyethylene wax.

Market Segmentation

The global Polyethylene Wax market is segmented by type, process, and application. Based on type, the market is divided into HDPE Wax, LDPE Wax, Oxidized Polyethylene Wax, and Others. Based on the process, the market is segmented into Polymerization, Modification, and Thermal Cracking. Based on application, the market is segmented into Plastic Processing, Hot-Melt Adhesive, Ink & Coating Industry, and Others.

Market players

BASF SE, Innospec Inc, SCG Chemicals Public Company Limited, Mitsui Chemicals, SABIC, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Trecora Resources, Honeywell International Inc., The Lubrizol Corporation, and Westlake Chemical Corporation are some of the key market players.

Report Scope:

In this report, Global Polyethylene Wax Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

Global Polyethylene Wax market, by type:

  • HDPE Wax
  • LDPE Wax
  • Oxidized Polyethylene Wax
  • Others

Global Polyethylene Wax market, by process:

  • Polymerization, Modification
  • Thermal Cracking

Global Polyethylene Wax market, by application:

  • Plastic Processing
  • Hot-Melt Adhesive
  • Ink & Coating Industry
  • Others

Global Polyethylene Wax Market, By Region:

  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • France
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Colombia
  • Middle East & Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Turkey
  • Egypt

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies in Global Polyethylene Wax Market.

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Table of Contents

1. Product Overview
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Scope of the Market
1.2.1. Markets Covered
1.2.2. Years Considered for Study
1.2.3. Key Market Segmentations
2. Research Methodology
2.1. Objective of the Study
2.2. Baseline Methodology
2.3. Key Industry Partners
2.4. Major Association and Secondary Sources
2.5. Forecasting Methodology
2.6. Data Triangulation & Validation
2.7. Assumptions and Limitations
3. Executive Summary
3.1. Overview of the Market
3.2. Overview of Key Market Segmentations
3.3. Overview of Key Market Players
3.4. Overview of Key Regions/Countries
3.5. Overview of Market Drivers, Challenges, and Trends
4. Voice of Customer
5. Global Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value & Volume
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
5.2.1. By Type (HDPE Wax, LDPE Wax, Oxidized Polyethylene Wax and Others)
5.2.2. By Process (Polymerization, Modification and Thermal Cracking)
5.2.3. By Application (Plastic Processing, Hot-Melt Adhesive, Ink & Coating Industry and Others)
5.2.4. By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East & Africa)
5.2.5. By Company (2022)
5.3. Market Map
5.3.1. By Type
5.3.2. By Process
5.3.3. By Application
5.3.4. By Region
5.4. Pricing Analysis
6. North America Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Type
6.2.2. By Process
6.2.3. By Application
6.2.4. By Country
6.3. Pricing Analysis
6.4. North America: Country Analysis
6.4.1. United States Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
6.4.1.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.4.1.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.4.1.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.4.1.2.1. By Type
6.4.1.2.2. By Process
6.4.1.2.3. By Application
6.4.2. Mexico Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
6.4.2.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.4.2.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.4.2.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.4.2.2.1. By Type
6.4.2.2.2. By Process
6.4.2.2.3. By Application
6.4.3. Canada Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
6.4.3.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.4.3.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.4.3.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.4.3.2.1. By Type
6.4.3.2.2. By Process
6.4.3.2.3. By Application
7. Europe Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Type
7.2.2. By Process
7.2.3. By Application
7.2.4. By Country
7.3. Pricing Analysis
7.4. Europe: Country Analysis
7.4.1. France Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
7.4.1.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.4.1.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.4.1.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.4.1.2.1. By Type
7.4.1.2.2. By Process
7.4.1.2.3. By Application
7.4.2. Germany Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
7.4.2.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.4.2.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.4.2.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.4.2.2.1. By Type
7.4.2.2.2. By Process
7.4.2.2.3. By Application
7.4.3. United Kingdom Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
7.4.3.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.4.3.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.4.3.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.4.3.2.1. By Type
7.4.3.2.2. By Process
7.4.3.2.3. By Application
7.4.4. Italy Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
7.4.4.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.4.4.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.4.4.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.4.4.2.1. By Type
7.4.4.2.2. By Process
7.4.4.2.3. By Application
7.4.5. Spain Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
7.4.5.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.4.5.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.4.5.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.4.5.2.1. By Type
7.4.5.2.2. By Process
7.4.5.2.3. By Application
8. Asia-Pacific Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Type
8.2.2. By Process
8.2.3. By Application
8.2.4. By Country
8.3. Pricing Analysis
8.4. Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis
8.4.1. China Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
8.4.1.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.4.1.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.4.1.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.4.1.2.1. By Type
8.4.1.2.2. By Process
8.4.1.2.3. By Application
8.4.2. India Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
8.4.2.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.4.2.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.4.2.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.4.2.2.1. By Type
8.4.2.2.2. By Process
8.4.2.2.3. By Application
8.4.3. Japan Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
8.4.3.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.4.3.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.4.3.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.4.3.2.1. By Type
8.4.3.2.2. By Process
8.4.3.2.3. By Application
8.4.4. South Korea Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
8.4.4.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.4.4.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.4.4.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.4.4.2.1. By Type
8.4.4.2.2. By Process
8.4.4.2.3. By Application
8.4.5. Australia Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
8.4.5.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.4.5.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.4.5.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.4.5.2.1. By Type
8.4.5.2.2. By Process
8.4.5.2.3. By Application
9. South America Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Type
9.2.2. By Process
9.2.3. By Application
9.2.4. By Country
9.3. Pricing Analysis
9.4. South America: Country Analysis
9.4.1. Brazil Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
9.4.1.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.4.1.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.4.1.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.4.1.2.1. By Type
9.4.1.2.2. By Process
9.4.1.2.3. By Application
9.4.2. Argentina Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
9.4.2.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.4.2.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.4.2.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.4.2.2.1. By Type
9.4.2.2.2. By Process
9.4.2.2.3. By Application
9.4.3. Colombia Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
9.4.3.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.4.3.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.4.3.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.4.3.2.1. By Type
9.4.3.2.2. By Process
9.4.3.2.3. By Application
10. Middle East and Africa Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
10.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.2.1. By Type
10.2.2. By Process
10.2.3. By Application
10.2.4. By Country
10.3. Pricing Analysis
10.4. MEA: Country Analysis
10.4.1. South Africa Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
10.4.1.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.4.1.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.4.1.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.4.1.2.1. By Type
10.4.1.2.2. By Process
10.4.1.2.3. By Application
10.4.2. Saudi Arabia Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
10.4.2.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.4.2.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.4.2.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.4.2.2.1. By Type
10.4.2.2.2. By Process
10.4.2.2.3. By Application
10.4.3. UAE Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
10.4.3.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.4.3.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.4.3.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.4.3.2.1. By Type
10.4.3.2.2. By Process
10.4.3.2.3. By Application
10.4.4. Turkey Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
10.4.4.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.4.4.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.4.4.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.4.4.2.1. By Type
10.4.4.2.2. By Process
10.4.4.2.3. By Application
10.4.5. Egypt Polyethylene Wax Market Outlook
10.4.5.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.4.5.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.4.5.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.4.5.2.1. By Type
10.4.5.2.2. By Process
10.4.5.2.3. By Application
11. Market Dynamics
11.1. Drivers
11.2. Challenges
12. Market Trends & Developments
12.1. Merger & Acquisition
12.2. Product Launches
12.3. Recent Developments
13. Porters Five Forces Analysis
13.1. Competition in the Industry
13.2. Potential of New Entrants
13.3. Power of Suppliers
13.4. Power of Customers
13.5. Threat of Substitute Products
14. Competitive Landscape
14.1. Business Overview
14.2. Company Snapshot
14.3. Products & Services
14.4. Financials (In case of listed companies)
14.5. Recent Developments
14.6. SWOT Analysis
14.6.1. BASF SE
14.6.2. Innospec Inc
14.6.3. SCG Chemicals Public Company Limited
14.6.4. Mitsui Chemicals
14.6.5. LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
14.6.6. Trecora Resources
14.6.7. Honeywell International Inc.
14.6.8. The Lubrizol Corporation
14.6.9. Westlake Chemical Corporation
15. Strategic Recommendations

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • BASF SE
  • Innospec Inc
  • SCG Chemicals Public Company Limited
  • Mitsui Chemicals
  • LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
  • Trecora Resources
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • The Lubrizol Corporation
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation