Friday, 26 February 2016

Polysulfides Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023

Polysulfides are chemical compounds that primarily comprise chains of sulfur atoms. These compounds exhibit various functional properties due to which they are chiefly consumed in building & construction, marine, aerospace, glass insulation, and polymer processing industries. Polysulfides possess high flexibility, high tensile strength, impermeability, chemical and weather resistance, and heat insulation. Hence, they are favorably used in coating and sealing applications. These sulfur compounds are generally classified as anionic and organic polysulfides. Anionic polysulfides contain anions that are hydrogen polysulfide conjugate bases, while organic polysulfides primarily comprise an alkyl group. Polysulfides are also available in the form of metallic salts such as sodium sulfide and sodium hydrosulfide. Additionally, these sulfur compounds are processed and supplied in the global markets as polysulfide elastomers and polysulfide sealants, respectively.


Increasing consumption of polysulfides in downstream markets especially aerospace, building and construction, and rubber processing are expected to drive growth of the global polysulfides market by 2023. Polysulfides are primarily used as a functional chemical for sealing applications in aerospace and building & construction industries. They are primarily used in sealing double-pane insulation of glass windows, construction, adhesives & sealants, fuel tanks, and body parts in aircraft. Excellent flexibility, resistance to ozone and flex cracking, and good adhesion are key attributes of polysulfides due to which they are widely used in building & construction and aerospace industries. Usage of elastomers in rubber processing is also likely to boost demand for polysulfides by the end of 2023. Polysulfides are consumed as crosslinking compounds during vulcanization of rubber. As crosslinking compounds, polysulfides facilitate in connecting polymer chains in rubber, thus improving its rigidity. Furthermore, polysulfide elastomers possess significant elasticity in comparison with other elastomers and regain their original structure at a faster pace.

However, growing environmental concerns regarding VOC emissions of sulfur compounds is anticipated to dampen growth of the global polysulfides market. Sulfur compounds pose environmental hazards such as depletion of ozone, soil infertility, and transportation of polysulfides such as hydrogen polysulfide in groundwater and marine aerosols. Nevertheless, other end-users of polysulfides such as marine and piping industries are projected to provide significant growth opportunities to the global market by 2023 due to their high chemical, solvent, and weather-resistant properties.


In terms of global demand, Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period. Development of infrastructural activities in this region, primarily in China, India, and Malaysia, is expected to increase consumption of construction chemicals such as coatings, adhesives, and sealants. This, in turn, is anticipated to drive the market for polysulfide sealants as they provide outstanding flexibility and high weather resistance to the final product. High growth in the marine industry in Asia Pacific is likely to drive demand for polysulfides. Europe is estimated to hold the second-largest share of the polysulfides market due to continuous research and development in aerospace and marine sectors. Furthermore, demand for insulating materials in the building & construction sector is projected to provide lucrative market opportunities for polysulfides by the end of 2023 due to cold climatic conditions in the region. The markets in the Middle East & Africa and Latin America are likely to depict sluggish growth due to steady economic conditions in these regions. However, the polysulfides market in North America is anticipated to witness declining growth by the end of 2023 as its end-user markets have matured.

PPG Industries Inc., JSC Kazan Synthetic Rubber Plant, Flamemaster Corporation, and Akzo Nobel N.V. are few of the global producers of polysulfides.

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Thursday, 25 February 2016

Styrene Butadiene Latex Market Expected to Reach US$ 9,120.3 Mn in 2023 : Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled “Styrene Butadiene Latex Market by Applications (Paper Processing, Fiber Processing, Glass Fiber Processing, Paints & Coatings, Adhesives, and Mortar Additives): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2023. According to the report, the global styrene butadiene latex market was valued at US$ 6,809.5 Mn in 2014 and is likely to reach US$ 9,120.3 Mn in 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 3.3% between 2015 and 2023.

Styrene butadiene latex is a downstream derivative of crude oil, containing styrene and butadiene. The composition of styrene butadiene latex varies depending on the proportion of styrene and butadiene content. The higher content of styrene enables styrene butadiene latex`s plasticity. Styrene butadiene latex is used in applications such as fiber processing, paper processing, glass fiber processing, adhesives, paints & coatings, and mortar additives. Styrene butadiene latex is also used as binder and for surface treatment in glass fiber processing applications. Furthermore, styrene butadiene latex is used in emulsion polymer for paints & coatings applications. The inclusion of styrene butadiene latex in paints & coating provides a classy look to walls, wood, etc. Paper processing application holds the major share of the market followed by fiber processing.

Market dynamics of styrene butadiene latex are highly region-oriented and exhibit distinct trends in different regions. In terms of demand, Asia Pacific accounted for major share of the global styrene butadiene latex market in 2014. Currently, China dominates the styrene butadiene latex market in Asia Pacific. In terms of volume, Asia Pacific held more than 40% share of the global styrene butadiene latex market in 2014. Europe followed Asia Pacific, while North America constituted the third largest share of the global styrene butadiene latex market in 2014. Both Europe and North America are likely to experience sluggish growth during the forecast period owing to the declining demand for coated paper in these regions. This, in turn, is estimated to hamper the styrene butadiene latex market. Despite the slowdown of the coated paper industry, the carpet industry is expected to grow and drive demand for styrene butadiene latex in North America. Various large companies operating in the coated paper market in North America were compelled to shut down their plants due to decreasing demand for coated paper. Economic instability coupled with declining demand for coated paper in Europe is expected to negatively affect the styrene butadiene latex market in the region. Germany and Finland are the largest producers of coated paper in Europe. The demand for styrene butadiene latex in Latin America and Middle East & Africa is likely to rise during the forecast period. In Latin America and Middle East & Africa, the usage of carpets for both residential and commercial purposes has increased over the last few years. This, in turn, is expected to boost the demand for styrene butadiene latex over the forecast period.

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Some major players of styrene butadiene latex are strengthening their production capacity to tap the potential demand that would arise due to growth of coated paper in the Asia Pacific market. Major companies operating in the market include Dow Chemical Company, Synthomer Plc, BASF S.E., Trinseo S.A., and LG Chem Ltd.

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Phenoxyethanol Preservatives Market to Display 5.9% CAGR from 2014 to 2020 : Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research’s new market study on the global phenoxyethanol preservatives market provides valuable insights into the market’s progression for the 2014-2020 period. According to the report, the global phenoxyethanol preservatives market will expand at a modest 5.9% CAGR from 2014 to 2020. Due to this, the market’s valuation of US$95.8 mn in 2013 will reach US$143.2 mn by 2020. The report is titled “Phenoxyethanol Preservatives Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020” and is available for sale on the company website.

Phenoxyethanol preservatives find extensive applications in home and personal care products due to their broad spectrum of antibacterial properties. Currently, the phenoxyethanol preservatives market is exhibiting substantial growth due to an ever-increasing demand for cosmetics and personal care products for aesthetic and health reasons. This is mainly due to the increasing use of phenoxyethanol-based blends for these products. In particular, phenoxyethanol is utilized in leave-on and rinse-off personal care products in concentrations as high as 5% (w/w).

With increasing purchasing power, predominantly in emerging economies, purchase of discretionary products such as color cosmetics and eye make-up is on the rise. Consumer access to international markets is also a reason for the higher spending on cosmetic products. This, in turn, will drive the phenoxyethanol preservatives market for the 2014-2020 period.

However, increasing preference for natural and organic products will challenge the growth of this market. In addition, the availability of cost-effective substitute products such as isothiazolinone, formaldehyde and formaldehyde de-donor, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC), and parabens is also hampering development of this market.

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By product, phenoxyethanol P5 is the largest product segment of the global market. Due to lower free phenol content, this product segment will expand at a significant rate during the forecast period. The high concentration of free phenol in preservatives is considered toxic in end product formulations, which is why formulators refine phenoxyethanol preservatives to derive a product with safe free phenol concentrations to be used in blends and other end products.

On the other hand, phenoxyethanol P25 preservative products have higher free phenol content than phenoxyethanol P5 preservative products. Thus, the usability of these products is lower across various end-use industries.

The pharmaceuticals application segment will exhibit the fastest volume growth in the global market for phenoxyethanol preservatives in the coming years. In 2013, the segment held a share of more than 15% in the global market. These products are used for their antibacterial properties in vaccines for polio, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenza, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. Thus, the increasing demand for these vaccines for protection against diseases will accentuate demand for phenoxyethanol preservatives. Home and personal care stands as the largest application segment and is expected to exhibit above-average growth in the global market in the coming years.

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Global Glass Fibers Market to reach US$ 14.07 Bn in 2020 : Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled, “Glass Fibers (E-class Glass Fibers and Performance Glass Fibers) Market for Building & Construction, Transportation, Industrial, Consumer Goods, Wind Turbine and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014–2020. According to the report, the global glass fibers market was valued at US$ 8.0 Bn in 2013 and is likely to reach US$ 14.07 Bn in 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 8.4% between 2014 and 2020.

Glass fibers are the most commonly used reinforcement materials in fiber reinforced plastics (FRP), accounting for over 80% of the global market in terms of volume. Apart from low cost, several other desirable properties such as high strength, high modulus, chemical resistance, electrical resistance, impact resistance, and low weight drive the global glass fibers market.

Glass fibers can be segmented into E-class glass fibers and performance glass fibers. E-class glass fibers account for the largest share of the global glass fibers market. Performance glass fibers are used in specialized applications as per their specialties. Performance glass fibers comprise C-class glass fibers, S-class glass fibers, and D-class glass fibers, among others. Major applications of glass fibers include building & construction, transportation, consumer goods, industrial applications, wind turbines, and others. Building & construction and transportation are the leading segments and account for the majority share of the glass fiber reinforced plastics market in terms of volume.

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Asia Pacific accounted for the largest share of the glass fibers market in 2013. The market in the region is estimated to expand at the fastest growth rate during the forecast period. Demand growth in Asia Pacific is led by China, which accounted for the lion’s share of the market in the region. China was also the largest manufacturer of glass fiber in the world, producing over 60% of the global glass fiber output in 2013. The glass fibers industry in China is export oriented, and the country exports more than 40% of its produce to North America and Europe. China-based glass fibers manufacturers enjoy government patronage, which enables them to produce glass fibers at considerably low cost compared to counterparts in Europe. Among other provisions, China-based manufacturers enjoy subsidized lending rates from government-owned commercial and policy banks. Other preferences include export credit subsidies, export guarantees, and preferential insurance. These government policies help manufacturers to increase business profitability and provide an unfair advantage over their counterparts in North America and Europe.

Building & construction was the major application in all regions including North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Transportation was the second-largest application in all regions. Wind turbine is estimated to be the fastest growing application segment globally during the forecast period. The wind turbine application segment in Europe is expected to record the fastest growth rate owing to several government initiatives promoting green energy.

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High Performance Thermoplastics Market Benefits from Rising Demand for Several End-use Applications : Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research’s (TMR) market study on the global high performance thermoplastics market presents a detailed overview of how the said market will shape up in the 2014-2020 period. The report is definitive for understanding the various parameters that are in the purview of high-performance thermoplastics and their market. The report is titled “High Performance Thermoplastics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020” and is available for sale on the company website. In this report, analyzing developmental trends in the past, facts that will have a bearing on the market in the future are looked into.

According to the report, expanding operations of the engineering plastics and heavy machinery industries, which depend on high-performance constituents, are mainly driving the high-performance thermoplastics market. Polycarbonate, nylon 66, polyamide, and PEEK (polyether ether ketone) are some major high-performance engineering plastic products.

Among the several high-performance thermoplastic products, polyamide is ahead of all due to its applications across a bunch of industries such as automotive, construction, consumer goods, electronics, and sports equipment, among others. Other than this, polyamide exists in its natural state and can also be produced artificially through polymerization. The polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 variants are the ones that are produced artificially in large volumes to be used in the production of fibers. The polyamide 12 and polyamide 11 variants are mainly used as engineering plastics.

Polycarbonates exhibit high tensile strength and thermal stability; however, the low scratch resistance of these thermoplastics limits their use for only a handful of industries. Polycarbonates are primarily suitable for automotive applications.


The report says that biodegradability concerns and environmental hazards that are associated with the production of high-performance thermoplastics are detrimental to the market’s growth. To address this, research and development is underway to develop biobased thermoplastics. Sebacic acid and udecanoic acid obtained from castor oil are largely used in the production of these polyamides.

Currently, the utilization of high-performance thermoplastics in the manufacture of a range of consumer goods is on an upswing. The increasing GDPs and rising disposable income of individuals are leading to growing utilization of these plastics for manufacturing high-quality consumer goods. In particular, the emerging economies of China, India, and Brazil, which are investing heavily for expansion of the automotive and transportation sectors, will exhibit substantial demand for high-performance thermoplastics for utilization in these industries.

Generally, high-performance thermoplastics are characterized by light weight, chemical resistance, and abrasion resistance features, which make them suitable for transportation applications. Due to these reasons, high-performance thermoplastics exhibit substantial demand from transportation applications.

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Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Surfactants Market Rising at 4.20% CAGR from 2015-2023 due to Rising Demand for Detergents and Personal Care Products : TMR

Surfactants, also known as surface active agents, are organic compounds that possess detergency as well as unique degreasing properties. As a result, surfactants are used as base chemicals in several detergents and personal care product formulations. The surfactants market is largely dominated by several types such as alkylbenzene sulfonates, alcohol ethoxylates, sulfates, and ethersulfates. However, there is an emerging trend of the mixed surfactants system in the market. This, in turn, is expected to lead to the introduction of innovative surfactant-based products in the near future.

Demand for surfactants is primarily driven by increase in consumerism. This has resulted in higher demand for personal care products, which is one of key applications of the global surfactants market. Furthermore, rising demand for detergents and cleaners, led by rapid industrialization, improvement in quality of life, and increasing penetration of FMCG products among all classes of the society, is anticipated to boost the surfactants market. Stringent regulations imposed by several bodies on solvent-based detergents is estimated to be a key factor hampering the surfactants market during the forecast period. Prolonged usage of surfactants obtained from synthetic sources impart toxic effects such as skin and eye irritation, neurotoxicity, mutation, and other health concerns in human beings. Several regulatory bodies such as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Organic Consumers Association, and National Institutes of Health (NIH) jointly work to observe the implication of detergents on humans. Investment in research and development to introduce new sources of raw materials for the manufacture of surfactants is projected to provide opportunities to the surfactants market. Additionally, government funding for public-private partnership (PPP) schemes to develop non-toxic surfactants is likely to encourage new players to enter the market.

Based on product type, the surfactants market has been segmented into anionic, cationic, non-ionic, amphoteric, and others. In terms of volume, anionic surfactants held more than 45% share of the global surfactants market in 2014. These surfactants are low priced as compared to other surfactants; hence, anionic surfactants are largely used in industrial & institutional cleaners and detergents. Cationic surfactants do not exhibit washing activity, but provide softening, antistatic, soil-repellent, antibacterial, and corrosion inhibitory effects. Non-ionic surfactants are compounds that are suitable for cleaning purposes, as they are not sensitive to water hardness. Thus, these are primarily employed in personal care applications.

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The surfactants market is largely driven by the demand for detergents and cleaners, as surfactants are primarily used as degreasing agents. In terms of volume, household detergents accounted for more than 50% share of the global surfactants market in 2014. Personal care is another key application of surfactants; this segment is projected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period. Skin care and hair care are large categories that employ surfactants in the final product formulation. Non-ionic surfactants such as alkyl polyglycosides (APGs) are majorly used in food processing application for emulsification, stabilization, anti-adhesives, and antimicrobials. Other key applications of surfactants include agriculture, mining, paints & coatings, lubricants & fuel additives, and pulp & paper.

Asia Pacific dominated the global surfactants market, constituting more than 35% share in 2014. China is the largest manufacturer and consumer of surfactants, along with India, Malaysia, and Indonesia in Asia Pacific. The U.S. is the primary manufacturer of surfactants in North America. Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., and USA Detergents, Inc. are some of the leading companies that manufacture detergents in North America. Middle East & Africa (MEA) held smaller share of the global surfactants market in 2014. Demand for petrochemicals-derived surfactants is high as compared to oleo chemicals in Middle East & Africa. The surfactants market in Latin America is expected to expand at a steady rate, especially in household detergents and personal care applications.

The global surfactants market is fragmented. Key manufacturers include Huntsman Corporation, BASF SE, Akzo Nobel N.V., Stepan Company, Kao Corporation, and Solvay (Rhodia).

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bulk container packaging market to Reach US$4.21 billion by 2020 : Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has released a new research report, titled “Bulk Container Packaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020”. TMR states that the global bulk container packaging market stood at US$2.22 billion in 2013 and will reach US$4.21 billion by 2020, increasing at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2014 to 2020.Increasing oil exports from Southeast Asia, combined with the flourishing global wine trade, are projected to fuel the bulk container packaging market. Moreover, the capacity of flexitanks to carry large volumes of commodities enhances cost and operational efficiency, which will boost the market.Bulk container packaging constitutes products used for high volume or bulk packaging, which are used for sea, road, or rail transportation.

However, volatile feedstock prices pose a challenge to the growth of this market. Expansion of the commodity trade in BRIC countries will be favorable for the bulk container packaging market in the years to come.The report segments the bulk container packaging market into flexitanks, bulk container liners, and flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC). FIBC accounted as the largest product segment of the market in 2013. The bulk container liners product segment are expected to witness moderate growth and held more than 35% of the market in 2013.

On the other hand, the flexitanks product segment held a smaller share of the overall market in 2013. However, flexitanks are expected to display the fastest growth, due to their cost-effectiveness and higher operational performance.By application, the chemicals segment dominated the market and is expected to display a CAGR of more than 9% from 2014 to 2020. Bulk container packaging is well suited for the transportation of bulk chemicals, since it keeps chemicals isolated. Food and beverages stood as the second largest application segment of the global bulk container packaging market in 2013, state analysts.According to the report, North America registered a share of more than 30% in the global bulk container packaging market in 2013. This was mainly due to high demand for FIBC and bulk container liners for export of oilseeds, feeds, corn, and grains in the U.S. and Canada.

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By volume, Europe is anticipated to witness moderate growth for bulk container packaging, due to high export of wines. Among the regional markets, however, Asia Pacific will expand at the highest growth rate, due to escalating exports of bulk chemicals and oils to North America and Europe, adds the report. The Rest of the World (RoW) region is expected to display the second fastest growth rate, due to increasing exports of food products and bulk chemicals.On the competitive landscape, in 2013, the global bulk container packaging market was controlled by a few key players in the market. BLT Flexitank Industrial Co. Ltd., SIA Flexitanks Ltd., Trust Flexitanks, Braid Logistics, Environmental Packaging Technologies, Inc., and Trans Ocean Bulk Logistics Ltd. are some of the major players operating in the global bulk container packaging market.

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Waterproofing Admixture Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023

Waterproofing admixtures are components added to concrete to improve the surface and performance efficiency. Working principal of waterproofing admixtures involves blockage of pores by reducing the pore diameter. Waterproofing admixtures create millions of fibers or nanocrystals that get accumulated in capillary pores of concrete, thus preventingpassage of water. Waterproofing admixtures are blended in a specific proportion into theconcrete mix to modify physical and chemical properties of concrete.They increase durability and comprehensive strength by providing protection from physical and chemical damage. In addition to protection from adverse environmental conditions, waterproofing admixturesprovide excellent surface finish. Furthermore, they provide additional functionalities such as self-sealing of microcracks, prevention from penetration of corrosion-causing material, and resistance from hydrostatic pressure.


Waterproofing admixtures are primarilyused in the building and construction industry.They are used to build high performance concrete for beams, decks, and dams in the construction industry. Waterproofing admixtures are used in concrete block, architectural concrete, pile concrete, mortar, plaster surface, hardened floor, industrial floor, runway, etc.They are used inthe development and repair of construction material. Waterproofing admixtures are also used in the transportation industry. Railway sleepers, highway concrete, bridge decks, etc., are key areas in the transportation industry where waterproofing admixtures are consumed. Cohesiveness in concrete mix, less permeability, shrinkage reduction, and enhanced compactness are key benefits of using waterproofing admixture.

Increasing demand from the building and construction industry is primarilydriving growth of the waterproofing admixture market.Advancement in theconstruction industry propels usage of waterproofing admixture to enhance the quality and texture of construction. Furthermore, growing economy in the developing regionsleads to high investment in building and construction. Rapid urbanization in developing regions is the key factor fueling demand forwaterproofing admixtures.Development of commercial residential construction due to population growth in developing regions generates the requirement forwaterproofing admixtures. Increased use of ready-mix concrete in the construction industry is likely to open new opportunities for the waterproofing admixture market.


The global market forwaterproofing admixture has witnessed growth in the past few years. Growth inhousing and construction activitiesin the developing countries coupled with rising economy has driven the waterproofing admixture market in the recent years. Asia Pacific is projectedto hold major share of the global waterproofing admixture market duringthe forecast period.The waterproofing admixture market in the Middle East &Africa is also expandingat a fast pace due to infrastructural development. The market in thisregion is expected to exhibit positive growth trend in the next few years. The waterproofing admixture markets in developed regions such asNorth America and Europe witness comparativelylow CAGR. Sluggish economic growth in these regions accounts for slow growth of the waterproofing admixture market.

Some of the major manufacturers of waterproofing admixture include Fosroc International Limited, Sika AG, Hycrete, Inc., AQUAFIN Inc., Kryton International Inc., Dow Corning Corporation, Cico Technologies Limited, Xypex Chemical Corporation, W. R. Grace and Company, and RPM International Inc.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Herbicides Market is Expected to Reach US$ 38.30 Bn in 2023: Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled “Herbicides (Acetochlor, 2,4-D, Glyphosate, Atrazine, and Others) Market for Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Other Crops - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2015–2023. According to the report, the global herbicides market was valued at US$ 22.31 Bn in 2014 and is anticipated to reach US$ 38.30 Bn in 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 6.2% between 2015 and 2023.

Herbicides form a key component of crop protection system to control the onset of unwanted weeds and plants. Herbicides are manufactured from synthetic chemicals that affect the growth of weeds by disturbing their metabolism. Glyphosate, acetochlor, 2,4-D, and atrazine are some of the key herbicides used prominently in agricultural practices for crop protection. Herbicides are employed to control the growth of weeds on various types of crops such as cereals & grains, oilseeds & pulses, and fruits & vegetables.

Companies operating in the herbicides market are highly dependent on research and development activities. These activities are carried out in-house as well as in government and private institutes. Manufacturers of herbicides also signs supply agreement with distributors and other firms to leverage their distribution networks. Large players such as Monsanto Company, BASF SE, Bayer CropScience AG, and The Dow Chemical Company have their own distribution networks in Europe, Asia Pacific, and North America.

The global herbicides market is a convergence of varying market dynamics across regions. Each region demonstrates difference in adoption, environmental protection agency’s approval, growth rate, and demand for herbicides in various crop segments. In terms of demand, Asia Pacific accounted for over 25% share of the global herbicides market in 2014. China is a major consumer of herbicides in Asia Pacific. In terms of volume, Latin America followed Asia Pacific, while North America constituted the third-largest share of the global herbicides market in 2014. Demand for herbicides in Asia Pacific is estimated to increase at the second-fastest rate vis-à-vis other regions during the forecast period. On the other hand, the market in Europe is estimated to exhibit moderate growth rate in the next few years in terms of demand for herbicides. France and Germany accounted for significant share of the herbicides market in Europe in 2014. The herbicides market in France is anticipated to expand at the fastest rate in the next few years in Europe. Europe has banned atrazine and acetochlor herbicides due to their toxicity and adverse effects on the environment.


Latin America is projected to maintain strong growth rate during the forecast period owing to high demand for herbicides based on changing agricultural methods and increased governmental support. Demand for herbicides in North America and the Middle East & Africa (MEA) is likely to increase during the forecast period. North America held significant share of the global herbicides market in 2014. The U.S. constituted the largest share of the market in North America in 2014. In terms of volume, South Africa held the largest share of the herbicides market in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) in 2014.

Major players in the global herbicides market include Bayer CropScience AG, BASF SE, FMC Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, Monsanto Company, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., and Syngenta AG.

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Global Powder Metallurgy Market to Rise at 5.4% CAGR from 2014 to 2020 : Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research’s new market study on the global metallurgy powder market analyzes the market’s proceedings for the 2014-2020 period. According to the report, the said market will develop at a modest 5.4% CAGR from 2014 to 2020. This will result in an increase in the market’s valuation from US$6 bn in 2013 to US$8.7 bn by 2020. The report is titled “Powder Metallurgy Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020” and is available for sale on the company website.

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic aspects and other driving factors that will bolster the growth of the global powder metallurgy market during the forecast period.Powder metallurgy finds use in the processing of powdered feedstock, which is an important constituent in the manufacture of mechanical components in heavy machinery. Due to the diverse applications and cost-effectiveness of powder metallurgy, the powder metallurgy market has gained momentum over the past few years.

The report says that the aerospace industry has been exhibiting substantial demand for powder metallurgy in the last few years. Other than this, the automotive industry in emerging nations is also exhibiting a substantial demand for powder metallurgy. These nations are overhauling operations for upsurge of the automotive sector, for which powder metallurgy is suitable. The automotive sector in the U.S. has significantly contributed to the development of the global market for powder metallurgy.
In terms of the product segmentation of the market, the ferrous powder segment accounted for 80% of the global market in 2013. In the automotive sector, the rising demand for products that use ferrous powder as intermediate material is driving this product segment of the market. In electronics and electrical applications, powder metallurgy is favored as it is economical for energy consumption and cost parameters.

The report segments the global powder metallurgy market into the regional segments of North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Rest of the World. Of all, in 2013, Asia Pacific held a share of more than 46% in the global market. This regional market will exhibit the fastest growth in the production and consumption of powder metallurgy during the forecast period. To leverage opportunities in this market, leading manufacturers are focused on establishing production capacities in Asia Pacific, which in turn will add to their overall production capacities. In the emerging economies of Asia Pacific, the thriving automotive industry will present immense opportunities for the powder metallurgy market to expand in the coming years.

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North America and Europe will trail Asia Pacific in terms of the demand for powder metallurgy during the forecast period. North America will exhibit a CAGR of 4.0% between 2014 and 2020 in terms of revenue.

The report mentions key companies that operate in the global powder metallurgy market. These are GKN PLC, Höganäs AB, Sumitomo Electric Company Ltd., Hitachi Chemical Company Ltd., Fine Sinter Company Ltd., and Sandvik AB.

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TMR’s data repository is continuously updated and revised by a team of research experts so that it always reflects the latest trends and information. With extensive research and analysis capabilities, Transparency Market Research employs rigorous primary and secondary research techniques to develop distinctive data sets and research material for business reports.