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Bioplastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016

Abstract

REPORT DESCRIPTION

Global Market Watch:

Global Bioplastics market is expected to reach US$7.7 billion by 2016 at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 24.3%, globally. Region-wise analysis shows that Asia-Pacific is forecasted to record the highest growth rate of 25.7% during the analysis period 2011-2016. The Americas follows Asia-Pacific with a CAGR of 25.2%. Europe forecasts to drive with a growth rate of 23.5%. Volume based studies reveal that Europe is expected to overcome Asia-Pacific region in terms of the growth rate. Poly esters and Poly olefins are expected to drive the growth. Among the end-users, electronic and electrical industries are expected to have a better support over packaging industry.

Report Focus:

The 'Bioplastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016 ' reviews the latest trends in plastics industry with a perceptive to identify the near-future growth prospects. The plastics industry is a fragmented market with multiple market participants, opens up numerous investment opportunities. The major investment focus is packaging business. An in-depth analysis across the geographic regions provides strategic business intelligence for the industry investments. The study offers profitable investment strategies for R&D organizations, plastic manufacturing units, distributors, Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and many more in preferred locations. The report primarily focuses on:

Latest Market Trends

  • Region-wise Demand Factor
  • Key Growth Areas
  • Market Sizes
  • Key Competitors Edge
  • Investment Strategies

Estimates are based on online surveys using customized questionnaires by our research team. Besides information from government databases, company websites, press releases and published research reports are also used for estimates. Estimates have incorporated recessionary impact on the industry. The analysis is based on desk research and interviews with industry researchers and law/ethics specialists, as well as on data collected through the survey, and discussions with experts.

The report delivers a microscopic view of regional market volume and values. The major bioplastics - product and end-users discussed in the report are:

BIOPLASTICS - Value & Volume

  • By Product
    • Poly Saccharides
      • Starch
      • Cellulose
    • Poly Esters
      • PLA
      • PHA
      • Other (PTT, PBT, PBS, PBSL etc.)
    • Poly Olefins (Poly Ethylene)
    • Other
      • Poly Vinyls (Poly Vinyl Chloride)
      • Biobased Monomers (Bio-Based Epichlorohydrin)
  • By End-User
    • Packaging
    • Agriculture & Horticulture
    • Disposable Service Ware
    • Fibers
    • Electrical & Electronics
    • Other
      • Medical
      • Building
      • Automotive/Transportation

The report focuses on the current market trends, estimates and forecasts for the period 2011-2016. More than 1500 in plastics market and 177 leading market players that project improved market activities in the near future are profiled. The report consists of 141 data charts describing the market shares, sales forecasts and growth prospects. Moreover, key strategic activities in the market including mergers/acquisitions, collaborations/partnerships, product launches/developments are discussed which gives a deep insight into the growth perspectives of the market.

The region-wise distribution of the market consists of Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Russia, Belgium, The Netherlands, Poland and Rest of Europe); The Americas (USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil and Rest of The Americas); Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and Rest of Asia-Pacific); Rest of World (South Africa, Middle East and Rest of Rest of the World).

The report also covers major industry participants with details of their services, projects and financial status. Below are few among the 177 plastics company profiles in our report:-

Braskem S.A., Nova Chemicals Corporation, AEP Industries, Inc., American Packaging Corporation, BASF Corporation, BWAY Holding Company, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, Dow Chemical Company, DuPont Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, Formosa Plastics Corp - (FPC), NatureWorks, LLC., North American Pipe Corporation, PolyOne Corporation, Sigma Plastics Group, ALPLA-WERKE AlwinLehner GbmH & Co. Kg, Borealis AG, Chemson Group, Solvay S.A., SolVin, Total Petrochemicals, Arkema, Bayer AG, A.G. Petzetakis, Novamont S.p.A., INEOS Group AG., LyondellBasell Industries, Synbra Holding BV, The Britton Group, Cardia Bioplastics, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), Liansu Group, PetroChina Company Limited, GAIL (India) Limited, Reliance Industries Ltd., Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp., Daicel Chemical Industries Ltd./Daicel Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), Sumitomo Chemical, Teijin Chemicals, Tosoh Corporation, Titan Chemicals Corp. Bhd., USI Corporation, Abu Dhabi Polymers Ltd (Borouge), National Petrochemical Company (NPC), EQUATE Petrochemical Co., Qatar Chemical Co Ltd. (Q-Chem), Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co., Tasnee, SABIC - Saudi Basic Industries Corp., Boytek and many more....

Table of Contents

I. REPORT FOCUS

A. INTRODUCTION

PLASTICS

  • PLASTICS IN GENERAL
  • INTRODUCTION
  • ORIGIN AND HISTORY
  • PLASTICS HISTORY IN EUROPE
  • DEVELOPMENT OF PLASTICS IN THE US
  • INTRODUCTION OF FORMALDEHYDE RESINS
  • EMERGENCE OF PLASTICS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
  • MODERN LIFE MADE EASIER BY PLASTICS

ADVANTAGES OF PLASTICS IN VARIOUS SECTORS

  • FOOD
  • CLOTHING
  • HOUSEHOLD
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • HEALTH CARE
  • COMMUNICATION/ENTERTAINMENT
  • SPORTS AND RECREATION

SOME INTERESTING FACTS

  • PLASTICS IN EVERYDAY LIFE
  • PLASTICS AND THE ECONOMY
  • PLASTICS AND ENERGY
  • PLASTICS IN MEDICINE
  • PLASTIC IN WASTE STREAM
  • PLASTICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

B. BIOPLASTICS - IN BRIEF

  • A. PLASTICS

B. BIO-PLASTICS

  • INTRODUCTION
  • LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT (LCA) OF BIO-PLASTICS
  • END-OF-LIFE MANAGEMENT OF BIO-PLASTICS
  • SUMMARY

C. PRODUCTS OF BIO-PLASTICS

  • POLY SACCHARIDES
  • I. STARCH PLASTICS
  • STARCH POLYMERS FOR NON-PLASTIC APPLICATIONS
  • STARCH PLASTICS - TYPES AND IMPORTANCE
  • STARCH IN PACKAGING
  • PRODUCTION OF STARCH PLASTICS
  • TYPES OF STARCH
  • PARTIALLY FERMENTED STARCH
  • THERMOPLASTIC STARCH (TPS)
  • CHEMICALLY MODIFIED STARCH
  • STARCH BLENDS
  • STARCH COMPOSITES

II. CELLULOSE

  • CELLULOSIC POLYMERS FOR NON-PLASTIC APPLICATIONS
  • CELLULOSIC PLASTICS - TYPES AND IMPORTANCE
  • A. ORGANIC CELLULOSE ESTERS
  • B. REGENERATED CELLULOSE

POLY ESTERS

  • I. POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA)
  • HISTORY OF PLA

PLA STRENGTHS

  • BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER
  • POWER INPUTS AND EMISSION OF HARMFUL AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES
  • TRANSPARENCY
  • HIGH RIGIDITY AND ABILITY TO HOLD THE SHAPE AFTER PRESSING OR TWISTING
  • POTENTIAL TO CRAFT ADJUSTABLE AND CONTRACTABLE FILM
  • POSSIBILITIES TO PRINT ON THE MATERIAL

PLA DISADVANTAGES

  • HEAT RESISTANCE
  • BARRIER CHARACTERISTICS WITH RESPECT TO OXYGEN
  • DIFFUSION CONSTANT CO2

STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESS OF "CORN PLASTIC"

  • ADVANTAGES OF PLA
  • DRAWBACKS/CRITICISM OF PLA

PRODUCTION OF PLA

  • PLA FROM LACTIC ACID
  • PROPERTIES OF COPOLYMERS, BLENDS AND COMPOSITES
  • PLA AS A COPOLYMER

II. POLYHYDROXYALKANOATE (PHA)

  • PRODUCTION OF PHA'S

III. POLYTRIMETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (PTT) FROM BIO-BASED PDO

  • HISTORY

POLY OLEFINS (POLY ETHYLENE)

  • BIO-BASED POLYETHYLENE (PE)
  • HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
  • PRODUCTION
  • POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC) FROM BIO-BASED PE
  • OTHER EMERGING BIO-BASED THERMOPLASTICS
  • PBT FROM BIO-BASED BDO
  • PBS FROM BIO-BASED SUCCINIC ACID

POLYAMIDES (PA)

  • BIO-BASED POLYAMIDES (PA) (NYLON)

D. BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS

  • TRENDS DRIVING BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER DEMAND
  • DRIVERS FOR BIO-PLASTICS

II. MARKET ANALYSIS

  • BIOPLASTICS - INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT

A. BIOPLASTICS - SEGMENTATION

  • PLASTICS - GLOBAL - VALUE

PLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • EUROPE
  • THE AMERICAS
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • REST OF WORLD

BIOPLASTICS - GLOBAL - VALUE

  • BIOPLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • EUROPE
  • THE AMERICAS
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • REST OF WORLD

BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

POLY SACCHARIDES

  • POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - GLOBAL
  • POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • STARCH
  • CELLULOSE

POLY ESTERS

  • POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL
  • POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • PLA
  • PHA
  • OTHER

POLY OLEFINS OTHER

BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - GLOBAL

  • BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • PACKAGING
  • AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE
  • DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE
  • FIBERS
  • ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS
  • OTHER

PLASTICS - GLOBAL - VOLUME

  • PLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • EUROPE
  • THE AMERICAS
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • REST OF WORLD

BIOPLASTICS - GLOBAL - VOLUME

  • BIOPLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • EUROPE
  • THE AMERICAS
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • REST OF WORLD

BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

POLY SACCHARIDES

  • POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - GLOBAL
  • POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • STARCH
  • CELLULOSE

POLY ESTERS

  • POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL
  • POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • PLA
  • PHA
  • OTHER

POLY OLEFINS

  • OTHER

BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - GLOBAL

  • BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - BY GEOGRAPHY
  • PACKAGING
  • AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE
  • DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE
  • FIBERS

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS

  • OTHER

B. GROWTH RATE ANALYSIS

  • GLOBAL PLASTICS MARKET GROWTH RATES

BIOPLASTICS

  • GLOBAL BIOPLASTICS MARKET GROWTH RATES

BIOPLASTICS MARKET - BY TYPE

  • GLOBAL BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - GROWTH RATES

BIOPLASTICS MARKET - BY END-USER

  • GLOBAL BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - GROWTH RATES

C. INVESTMENT FOCUS

  • CONCLUSION

III. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A. PLASTICS AND GLOBAL NETWORKING
  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF EFFECTIVE ANTIMICROBIAL MASTERBATCHES FOR PLASTICS INDUSTRY
  • FACTORS AFFECTING PLASTIC PACKAGING MARKET IN THE WEAK ECONOMIC SCENARIO POST 2008
  • 2010 - A YEAR OF RECOVERY AND GROWTH FOR GLOBAL PETROCHEMICAL AND POLYMER INDUSTRY
  • POLYMER SCENARIO IN 2010
  • QUALITY FACTORS INFLUENCING THE SOURCING OF MATERIAL
  • METAL VS PLASTICS - DESIGN FLEXIBILITY AND IMPROVED FUNCTIONALITY

B. PLASTICS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES

  • THE AMERICAS
  • PLASTIC RECYCLING IN THE AMERICAS - OVERVIEW
  • PLASTICS IN USA
  • U.S. PLASTIC RESINS INDUSTRY - EFFECTS OF GLOBAL RECESSION
  • PLASTICS IN MEXICO
  • THE AMERICAS MARKET SNAPSHOT

EUROPE

  • THE ASSOCIATION OF ITALIAN PLASTICS AND RUBBER RECORDS A GROWTH IN 2011
  • EUROPEAN COMMISSION'S REGULATION 450/2009 ON ACTIVE AND INTELLIGENT PACKAGING
  • EUROPEAN PLASTICS MARKET SNAPSHOT:

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • PLASTICS IN PAKISTAN
  • EVOLUTION OF PLASTIC INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN
  • PLASTICS INDUSTRY FROM THE 90'S
  • THE PLASTIC RESIN INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN

PLASTICS IN CHINA

  • A REVIEW ON PLASTICS INDUSTRY IN CHINA
  • PE, PP AND PVC DEMAND IN CHINA

MODIFIED PLASTICS IN CHINA

  • PLASTIC SCRAP RECYCLING IN CHINA
  • EU TAX ON PLASTIC BOTTLE MATERIAL IN CHINA
  • BAN ON BABY FEEDING BOTTLES IN CHINA

CHINA'S PLASTICS INDUSTRY - DEVELOPMENT STATUS

  • GROWTH IN OUTPUT AND OUTPUT VALUE DURING JANUARY-APRIL 2009:
  • GROWTH IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL REGIONS AND INDUSTRIAL

GROWING PROSPECTS FOR CHINA'S PLASTIC MOULD INDUSTRY

  • CHALLENGES FOR CHINA'S MOULD INDUSTRY

GREEN CAMPAIGN IN PLASTIC INDUSTRY

  • PLASTIC RAW MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS EXPORT AND IMPORT SLOWS DOWN IN CHINA
  • WESTERN CHINA MARCHING AHEAD
  • USA - CHINA PLASTICS TRADE
  • EFFECTS OF AMERICAN MACHINERY ENTERPRISE IN CHINESE MARKET
  • PLASTIC WASTE - FROM U.S. TO CHINA
  • U.S. - CHINA TRADE RELATIONS
  • UNDERVALUATION OF CHINESE CURRENCY
  • LACK OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN CHINA
  • NEED FOR TARIFF REDUCTIONS
  • CONCLUSION

PLASTIC BAG BAN IN CHINA - MARKET TRENDS AND CONSUMER COOPERATION

  • PLASTICS IN CHINA'S ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY - RECENT TRENDS
  • NEW ENGINEERING PLASTICS FOR ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT:

CAFTA AND ITS BENEFITS TO CHINA AND THE ASEAN REGION

  • REGULATIONS ON IMPORTED PLASTIC SCRAP - BLEAK FUTURE FOR RECYCLING INDUSTRY

PLASTICS MARKET SENTIMENT IN CHINA

  • SUMMARY
  • MARKET SENTIMENT
  • TRADING AND GRADES REPROCESSED
  • PRODUCTION
  • END-USE MARKET SALES
  • MARGINS AND CASH FLOW
  • CAPACITY EXPANSIONS AND STOCK LEVELS
  • RECOVERED PLASTICS PURCHASES
  • MATERIAL SOURCING AND QUALITY CONSIDERATIONS
  • LEGISLATION ON IMPORTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY
  • CONCLUSION

FOAM PLASTICS

  • PLASTIC PACKING CASE AND CONTAINER
  • PLASTICS PARTS
  • BASIC PLASTICS AND SYNTHETIC RESIN

NEW CHEMICALS REGISTRATION AND EVALUATION IN CHINA

  • THE PACKAGING-RELATED LAWS, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS IN CHINA

REDUCTION OF PVC IMPORTS IN CHINA

PLASTICS IN THAILAND

PLASTICS IN AUSTRALIA

  • MARKET CONDITIONS FOR USED PLASTICS DURING 2009-10

PLASTICS IN INDIA

  • POLYMER SCENARIO IN INDIA IN 2010
  • INDIAN AGRICULTURE
  • IMPRESSIVE GROWTH OF AGRICULTURE IN GUJARAT STATE
  • EXOGENOUS DRIVERS OF AGRICULTURAL GROWTH
  • 1. IMPROVED MARKET ACCESS
  • 2. TECHNICAL SUPPORT, CREDIT AND EXTENSION
  • 3. CANAL IRRIGATION
  • 4. MANAGEMENT OF THE GROUNDWATER ECONOMY
  • 5. ELECTRICITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 6. GROSS CROPPED AREA (GCA)
  • PLASTICS IN AGRICULTURE SECTOR
  • FUTURE SCENARIO

POLYETHYLENE GREENHOUSES IN INDIA

  • TYPES OF PE GREENHOUSES
  • MANUFACTURING PROCESS
  • ADVANTAGES OF PE GREENHOUSES
  • MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR PE GREENHOUSES
  • ASIA-PACIFIC PLASTICS MARKET SNAPSHOT

REST OF WORLD

  • PLASTICS IN SOUTH AFRICA
  • SUBSECTORS
  • CHALLENGES
  • FUTURE GROWTH
  • MARKET SIZE, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFETY ISSUES

PLASTICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

  • GULF PETROCHEMICALS AND CHEMICALS ASSOCIATION (GPCA) PLASTICS SUMMIT
  • REST OF WORLD PLASTICS MARKET SNAPSHOT
  • PLASTICS FUTURE PROSPECTS: GLOBAL SCENARIO

C. INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES

  • RELIANCE TO ENTER INTO COLLABORATION WITH BRITISH PETROLEUM TO DOWNSTREAM SEGMENT
  • DOW ANNOUNCES PE PRICE INCREASE ACROSS EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA
  • DOW COMMENCES PRODUCTION OF ENLIGHT™ POLYOLEFIN ENCAPSULANT FILMS IN THAILAND
  • DHUNSERI PETROCHEM TO TRIPLE TURNOVER IN 2013-14 WITH EGYPTIAN PET PROJECT
  • JBF PETROCHEMICALS SIGN AGREEMENT FOR LICENSING BP'S PTA TECHNOLOGY
  • EASTMAN AND SINOPEC YANGZI IN JV TO CONSTRUCT GLOBALLY SCALED HYDROGENATED HYDROCARBON RESIN PLANT
  • HONEYWELL'S UOP CHOSEN BY LUKOIL TO OFFER TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGH-QUALITY GASOLINE AND PETROCHEMICAL PRODUCTION
  • IP BOOSTS STAMAX LGFPP COMPOSITE RESIN CAPACITY AT GENK, BELGIUM
  • CHINACOAL MENGDA TO LICENSE DOW UNIPOL™ PPT SOLUTIONS (POLYPROPYLENE PROCESS TECHNOLOGY)
  • INVISTA PURCHASES PET RESIN AND FEEDSTOCK TECHNOLOGY FROM LA SEDA DE BARCELONA
  • SOLVAY LAUNCHES ZENIVA ZA-520 TO EXPAND PEEK IMPLANTS
  • MUCELL EXTRUSION OBTAINS LICENSE FOR DOW CHEMICAL'S THIN FOAMED FILMS
  • APPE SET TO INAUGURATE POLISH PACKING UNIT
  • REPI INAUGURATES COLOUR AND ADDITIVE CONCENTRATE FACILITY IN US
  • ELECTROPLAST INSTALLS THREE NEW ENGEL DUO 500 INJECTION MOULDING MACHINES
  • CIECH GROUP TO SELL PUR FOAM SUBSIDIARY CIECH PIANKI
  • INEOS LICENCES PP PROCESSES TO RUSSIAN COMPANY ZAO VOSTOCHNAYA NEFTECHEMICHESKAYA
  • SUZUKI MOTOR'S NEW SUZUKI SUPER POLYPROPYLENE IS 10% LIGHTER AND SUPERB IN MATERIAL COLOURING
  • PETROFAC WINS $500 MILLION SAUDI ARAMCO, SUMITOMO DEAL
  • EASTMAN ACQUIRES SOLUTIA
  • ASTRA POLYMERS SIGNS DEAL WITH BASF TO MANUFACTURE CUSTOMER SPECIFIC BLENDS (CSB) IN SAUDI ARABIA
  • TEIJIN CHEMICALS INTRODUCES PANLITE AM, AN ENHANCED LIGHTWEIGHT POLYMER ALLOY FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS
  • BASF TO ESTABLISH A BUTADIENE EXTRACTION PLANT IN ANTWERP
  • W. R. GRACE SIGNS MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH BRASKEM TO DEVELOP TECHNOLOGIES AND CATALYST SOLUTIONS TO PRODUCE GREEN CHEMICALS
  • PTT GLOBAL TO INVEST US$11 BLN BY 2020 TO EXPAND CAPACITY, AND WILL FOCUS ON HIGH-MARGIN SPECIALTIES AND GREEN PRODUCTS.
  • MITSUI AND SINOPEC IN EPT JOINT VENTURE
  • OCTAL FINISHES SECOND PHASE PET EXPANSION AT SALALAH COMPLEX
  • BRASKEM ACQUIRES PROPYLENE SPLITTER ASSETS AT SUNOCO'S EX-REFINERY IN MARCUS HOOK
  • POLISH OIL REFINER PKN ORLEN SA NOT INTO DISCUSSION ON THE SALE OF PETROCHEMICAL SECTORS
  • GLOBAL ACHIEVEMENT WITH THE MARKET LAUNCH OF THE GX SERIES OF KRAUSSMAFFEI
  • CEREPLAST GRANTED PATENT FOR HIGH HEAT RESISTANT POLYMER COMPOSITIONS HAVING POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA)
  • SABIC TO AUGMENT BELGIAN LGFPP CAPACITY TO ADDRESS AUTOMOTIVE CUSTOMER DEMAND
  • PAKISTAN'S FIRST BOPET FILM FACILITY INITIATES PRODUCTION
  • HC PETROCHEM TO FINISH CONSTRUCTION OF NEW 800,000 TPA PARAXYLENE UNIT
  • PETRONAS INKS HEADS OF AGREEMENT WITH VERSALIS SPA TO JOINTLY OWN, DEVELOP, CONSTRUCTS AND OPERATES ELASTOMER PLANTS
  • GUANGDONG ZHENRONG CONSIDERS ACQUISITION OF 51% STAKE IN TITAN PETROCHEMICALS
  • PTT PLANS TO DEVOTE US$2-3 BLN IN MYANMAR
  • LINDE PHILIPPINES AWARDED CONTRACT BY JG SUMMIT PETROCHEMICALS CORP.
  • MONDI ACQUIRES GERMANY-BASED NORDENIA
  • JACOBS WINS FEED CONTRACT FROM SAUDI KAYAN PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY
  • SABIC AND EXXONMOBIL IN JOINT VENTURE TO BUILD A SPECIALTY ELASTOMERS PLANT AT AL-JUBAIL
  • OMAN AND ABU DHABI TO JOINTLY DEVELOP REFINERY AND PETROCHEMICALS COMPLEX IN DUQM
  • AZELIS SELLS THERMOPLASTIC POLYMERS BUSINESS
  • ALFA LAVAL GETS PACKINOX HEAT EXCHANGERS RRDER FROM SOUTH KOREAN REFINERY
  • TECHNIP SET TO ACQUIRE STONE & WEBSTER PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES FROM THE SHAW GROUP
  • PETRONAS EXPECTED TO DECIDE FINAL INVESTMENT ON JOHOR REFINERY PROJECT BY MID-2013
  • JM EAGLE TO EXPAND PRODUCTION TO MEET DEMAND IN NORTHERN MARKETS
  • DOW TO BUILD ENLIGHT™ POLYOLEFIN ENCAPSULANT FILM PLANT IN SCHKOPAU
  • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL SIGNS LOI TO EVALUATE PETROCHEM PLANT IN IRAQ
  • SIPCHEM AFFILIATE SIGNS SHARIAH COMPLIANT SR1.4 BLN LOAN DEAL
  • APTARGROUP TO ACQUIRE STELMI GROUP OF FRANCE
  • GAIL TO USE AXENS' ALPHABUTOL TECHNOLOGY FOR NEW ETHYLENE DIMERIZATION UNIT AT PATA
  • PETRONAS SINGS HOAS WITH POTENTIAL PARTNERS FOR PETROCHEMICAL VENTURES
  • SIDPEC SUBSIDIARY RECEIVES 5 OFFERS FOR SETTING UP POLYETHYLENE PLANT
  • WORLD'S LARGEST PLASTICS RECYCLING PLANT, CONTINUUM RECYCLING, INAUGURATED
  • SOLVAY INAUGURATES NEW R&D AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE IN INDIA
  • CLARIANT'S NEW LIQUID VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE IN EXTRUSION BLOW MOLDING-OF-POLYOLEFINS
  • POLYONE TO BEGIN OPERATIONS IN COSTA RICA
  • MEDALIST MD-200 SERIES OF HIGH-PURITY TPV MEDICAL ELASTOMERS MEET ISO AND FDA STANDARDS
  • CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES DEVELOPS NEW LVT FOR POLYOLEFIN EXTRUSION BLOW MOLDING
  • BOREALIS TO SHOWCASE INNOVATIVE PIPE AND ADVANCED PACKAGING SOLUTIONS IN PLASTPOL 2012
  • SAUDI ARABIAN COMPANY AND TURKEY'S BAYEGAN TO JOINTLY INVEST IN A PP PLANT IN TURKEY
  • LARSEN & TOUBRO JV ACHIEVES PROCURE AND CONSTRUCT CONTRACT FROM SADARA CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • BASF ACQUIRES MAZZAFERRO GROUP'S PA POLYMER BUSINESS IN BRAZIL
  • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHOOSES TEXAS FOR TWO NEW POLYETHYLENE FACILITIES
  • RENOLIT ACQUIRES MEDICAL FILM DIVISION OF CHINA'S AUSTAR PMC
  • HONEYWELL'S UOP C3 AND C4 OLEFLEX CHOSEN FOR PETROCHEMICAL PRODUCTION IN CHINA
  • ZHEJIANG HENGYI SIGNS LEASE AGREEMENT WITH BEDB FOR INTEGRATED REFINERY & AROMATICS CRACKER PROJECT
  • GE OFFERS COMPRESSOR TECHNOLOGY TO JV BRASKEM IDESA FOR HIGH-EFFICIENCY LDPE PRODUCTION
  • CLARIANT INTRODUCES LICOCARE™ SBW11 TP
  • SOLVAY AND RHODIA TO INVEST IN CHINA FOR EXPANSION IN ASIA
  • TOTAL SIGNS MOU WITH KPC FOR INTEGRATED REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS PLATFORM IN CHINA
  • HONEYWELL'S UOP TO EXPAND ADSORBENTS AND CATALYSTS PRODUCTION AT ALABAMA FACILITY
  • SONGWON DOUBLES CAPACITY OF OPS RANGE
  • BASF TO INVEST € 150M IN DAHEJ PCPIR, INDIA
  • DOW AWARDS THIRD AND FINAL LICENSE FOR NEW POLYMERIC FLAME RETARDANT TO ALBEMARLE
  • KBR TO DESIGN AND BUILD ETHYLENE FURNACE FOR INEOS OLEFINS COMPLEX IN ALVIN
  • CB&I RECEIVES CONTRACT FOR EXPANSION OF WILLIAMS OLEFINS PETROCHEMICALS PROJECT IN GEISMAR
  • CEREPLAST LAUNCHES HYBRID 651D RESINS
  • CUSTOM IMD ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF PLASTIC SKULL PROSTHESIS
  • BWAY SIGNS AGREEMENT TO SELL PLASTIC BOTTLE BUSINESS TO RING CONTAINER
  • MONDI GROUP MAKES OFFER TO ACQUIRE THE MINORITY INTEREST IN MONDI SWIECIE S.A.
  • WIENERBERGER SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SOLVAY'S STAKE IN PIPELIFE
  • POLYONE GLS ADDS THREE NEW MATERIALS TO ITS VERSALLOY™ HC PORTFOLIO
  • BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE SHOWCASES PRODUCTS AT VDI CONFERENCE ON"PLASTICS IN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING"
  • LUKOIL GETS OFFER OF 20% IN THE JOINT VENTURE TO OPERATE ISAB
  • SULZERCHEMTECH COMMISSIONS A PLANT FOR PLA PRODUCTION USING SYNBRA TECHNOLOGY
  • NOVAMONT AND GENOMATICATO FORM JOINT VENTURE IN EUROPE TO MAKE BUTANEDIOL
  • PENFORD AND NOVOMER COLLABORATE FOR STARCH PPC
  • DS SMITH PLC ACQUIRES PACKAGING DIVISION OF SCA
  • BASF AND RENMATRIX PARTNER FOR PRODUCING BIOPLASTICS USING PLANTROSE TECHNOLOGY
  • CORTEC LAUNCHES VPCL-386, A HIGH-TECH MICROCORROSION INHIBITING COATING
  • COMPLETION OF THE PROPOSED DISPOSAL OF SPICERS
  • DOW INTRODUCES MICROCELLULAR PU TO CHINA
  • MANULI STRETCH CLOSES SHELBYVILLE PLANT
  • PERSTORP AND PTT GLOBAL CHEMICAL FORM JV FOR SUPPLY OF PRODUCTS FOR POLYURETHANE INDUSTRY
  • ESTABLISHMENT OF JOINT VENTURE COMPANY FOR EPT IN CHINA
  • DRUTEX EXPANDS PVC WINDOW PROFILE PLANT
  • DANA MOLDED PRODUCTS CONSOLIDATES BUSINESS UNDER ONE GREEN ROOF IN $8 MILLION FACILITY
  • ENGINEERED PLASTICS COMPONENTS PURCHASES ALLADIN PLASTICS
  • CARDIABIOPLASTICS COOPERATES WITH POLYDENFOLIEN ON SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING FILMS
  • MIXING NANOTUBES WITH A SPECIFIC POLYMER TO RETAIN ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES
  • PLASTICS TO PLAY VITAL ROLE IN GROWING INDIAN AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR
  • DOW CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS EUROPE HELPS CUSTOMERS THROUGH CAPACITY EXPANSION TO PRODUCE ACRYLIC SOLUTION POLYMERS
  • CORTECR CORPORATION LAUNCHES VPCIR-126 TRF
  • BEMIS COMPANY ACQUIRES SHIELD PACK
  • POLYFLOW'S PROPRIETARY PROCESS TO CONVERT PLASTICS WASTE INTO FUELS AND CHEMICAL INTERMEDIATES
  • BREVILLE INTRODUCES HOTCUP™ HOT WATER DISPENSER MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • NOVAMONT TO ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH AIAB
  • AMCOR EXPANDS VENTED FILMS APPLICATIONS
  • BRASKEM AND PETROPERU SIGN AGREEMENT TO ANALYZE THE FEASIBILITY OF A PETROCHEMICAL PROJECT IN PERU
  • DAICEL TO ESTABLISH A COMPANY IN SOUTH KOREA TO MANUFACTURE AND SELL AUTOMOBILE AIRBAG INFLATORS
  • AMCOR CREATES NEW PACKAGING EXPERIENCE
  • PERSTORP AND PTTGC TO CREATE JV FOR WORLDWIDE MANUFACTURING AND SALES OF PRODUCTS FOR THE POLYURETHANE INDUSTRY
  • ARKEMA SET TO ACQUIRE HIPRO POLYMERS AND CASDA BIOMATERIALS
  • POLYONE LAUNCHES WITHSTAND™ ANTIMICROBIAL SOLUTIONS WITH SANITIZEDR MEDX
  • LUKOIL AND PETROVIETNAM SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT
  • INTERFORA CHOOSES KYNARAQUATECR FOR NATURAL AIR-CONDITIONING
  • JOINT VENTURE OF DOW AND MITSUI IN BRAZIL TOWARDS THE CREATION OF BIOPOLYMERS PLATFORM FOR PACKAGING, HYGIENE & MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
  • BARLUXE LAUNCHES LUXURY DRINKWARE LINE MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • EASTMAN ACQUIRES TETRAVITAE BIOSCIENCE ASSETS
  • SONOCO RECYCLING PURCHASES AMERICAN RECYCLING OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC
  • AMCOR LAUNCHES WIDE MOUTH ROUND PET JAR FOR FOOD PACKAGING
  • DUPONT PERFORMANCE POLYMERS INTRODUCES THERMOPLASTIC MATERIALS AND DESIGN KNOWLEDGE
  • AMCOR DISPLAYS CERAMISR HIGH BARRIER FILMS AT ICE EUROPE
  • TEIJIN DEVELOPS NEW BIOFRONTR FILM AND SHEET VERSIONS OF BIO-PLASTIC
  • ARKEMA PARTNERS WITH RMB FOR RILSANR PIPE COATING SOLUTION
  • AEP INDUSTRIES INC. ACQUIRES WEBSTER INDUSTRIES
  • ARKEMA DEVELOPS LOTADERR 2200 IMPACT MODIFIER
  • DOW STOPS SALE OF GLOBAL POLYPROPYLENE BUSINESS TO BRASKEM
  • APPE ANNOUNCES STRATEGIES FOR NEW REVOLUTIONARY BARRIER TECHNOLOGY
  • APD ACQUIRES MARFRED INDUSTRIES
  • POLUONE AND JONES ZYLON COLLABORATE FOR MAKING SAFEFOOD SERVICE TRAYS FOR CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
  • AMCOR'S STELVINR--A CROWN IN THE WORLD OF SCREW CAP WINE
  • SONOCO DEVELOPS FIRMACAP(TM) PALLET CAP, A PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR BOTTLES AND CANS ON SHIPMENT
  • AMCOR TO SHOWCASE BNE FILMS AT MEDICA AND COMPAMED
  • REYNOLDS GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED ACQUIRES GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY INC.
  • BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION ACQUIRES REXAM'S SPECIALTY AND BEVERAGE CLOSURES BUSINESS
  • HUHTAMAKIOYJ ACQUIRES BRAZILIAN FILMS MANUFACTURER
  • EASTMAN ACQUIRES SCANDIFLEX TO EXPAND PLASTICIZER BUSINESS
  • BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF FILMCO PVC PACKAGING BUSINESS
  • HUHTAMAKI TO CLOSE DOWN FLEXIBLE PACKAGING UNIT IN NEW LYNN, NEW ZEALAND
  • FP INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS PLANT FOR MINI PAK'RR AIR CUSHION MACHINE
  • AFEA ROLLS OUT NEW SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTION
  • BRASKEM AND BASF SIGN AGREEMENT TO SET UP ACRYLIC COMPLEX IN BRAZIL
  • SUMITOMO CHEMICALAND XINDONGTAI ESTABLISHE JV FOR POLYPROPYLENE COMPOUND IN THE SUBURBS OF CHANGCHUN, CHINA
  • SONOCO PLASTICS TO STARTNEW RIGID PLASTIC CONTAINER PLANT IN OHIO
  • EASTMAN COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF STERLING CHEMICALS, INC.
  • EASTMAN ACQUIRES DYNALOY, LLC
  • BEMIS COMPANY TAKES OVER MAYOR PACKAGING
  • PLASTIPAK LAYS FOUNDATION FOR MAJOR EXPANSION OF PLASTIC RECYCLING PLANT
  • SOLVAY TO FORM JV WITH SADARA TO BUILD HYDROGEN PEROXIDE PLANT IN SAUDI ARABIA
  • EXPANSION OF MDI PRODUCTION AT KUMHO MITSUI CHEMICALS
  • METABOLIX AND CJ CHEILJEDANG ANNOUNCE JOINT DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF RENEWABLE C4 CHEMICALS
  • CITROEN DS5 USES TEIJIN'S PANLITE POLYCARBONATE RESIN FOR PLASTIC GLAZING
  • AMCOR SELLS GLASS TUBING BUSINESS TO NIPRO
  • TELLES PARTNERS WITH TENOVA BIOPLASTICS FORNEW LINE OF BIOBASED FILM FOR COMPOSTABLE BAGS AND PACKAGING SOLUTIONS IN EUROPE
  • BRASKEM TO PURCHASE NAPHTHA MADE FROM POST-CONSUMPTION RECYCLED PLASTIC
  • EASTMAN EXTENDS RELATIONSHIP WITH CHEMPOINT.COM FOR EXPANDED OFFERINGS
  • SAUDI POLYMERS JV COMPLETES CONSTRUCTION OF INTEGRATED PETCHEM COMPLEX
  • POLYPLASTICS ESTABLISHES A NEW COMPANY FOR COMPOUNDING IN CHINA
  • MITSUI EXPANDS AUTOMOTIVE USE POLYPROPYLENE PRODUCTION IN NORTH AMERICA
  • SONOCO ACQUIRES ROBINSON PAPERBOARD PACKAGING ASSETS
  • ARKEMA ACQUIRES CRAY VALLEY AND COOK COMPOSITES POLYMER RESINS AND SARTOMERPHOTOCURE RESINS FROM TOTAL
  • WAVIN SELLS KULKER SAS TO RYB
  • DAICEL ANNOUNCES COMPANY NAME CHANGE AND ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GROUP SYMBOL
  • "TOBOLSK-POLYMER" FINANCING PROJECT DECLARED "DEAL OF THE YEAR 2010" BY "TRADE FINANCE" MAGAZINE
  • "SUZUTORA CORPORATION" RENAMED "SEKISUI NANO COAT TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD."
  • EASTMAN TO ACQUIRE STERLING CHEMICALS
  • MEDICA S.P.A. INTRODUCES DIALYZERS WITH HOUSINGS MADE OF EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • MINNTECHR INTRODUCES HEMOCONCENTRATORS AND HEMOFILTERS FEATURING HOUSINGS MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • NESTLE SETS NEW TREND IN PACKAGING USING BIOPLASTICS
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS ANNOUNCES COMMENCEMENT OF COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS AT FOSHAN MITSUI CHEMICALS POLYURETHANES CO., LTD. IN CHINA
  • SABIC SIGNS TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENT WITH MONTEFIBRE FOR FULLY INTEGRATED CARBON FIBER PROJECT IN SAUDI ARABIA
  • NOW POLYAMIDE IS INTRODUCED WITH NATURAL FEEDSTOCKS
  • TESSENDERLO GROUP SELLS PVC AND CHLOR-ALKALI BUSINESS TO KERLING
  • BASF INCREASES COMPOUNDING CAPACITY FOR ULTRAMID AND ULTRADUR
  • STYRENE MALEIC ANHYDRIDE (SMA) IS AN EXCELLENT COMPATIBILIZER FOR ABS II PMMA
  • BETTER PEDESTRIAN BRIDGES
  • MATRICA, THE JV BETWEEN POLIMERI EUROPA (ENI) AND NOVAMONT CREATED IN RECORD TIME
  • BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE LLC USES POLYCARBONATE
  • BASF'S PU SOLUTIONS ALLOW STRONG AND LONG WINDSHIELD FOR OPEL
  • SCHOTT AND BASF DEVELOPED ROOF-INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC PANEL
  • EMERGENT TECHNOLOGIES SET WITH PTI
  • BOTTLEDWATER BANNED AT CANADA
  • MEDALISTR ELASTOMERS NOW MUCH USED
  • LYONDELLBASELL PLANS PURCHASE OF OLEFINS PIPELINE SYSTEM
  • EQUATE ADDS HSE EXCELLENCE AWARD 2011 TO ITS AWARDS GALORE
  • SABIC AND MITSUBISHI RAYON FORM JV TO BUILD MMA AND PMMA PLANTS IN SAUDI ARABIA
  • BASF SE AND INEOS JOINT VENTURE FOR GLOBAL STYRENICS MARKET
  • BASF AND INEOS SIGN JOINT VENTURE CONTRACT TO FORM STYROLUTION
  • LUKOIL MEMBER LAUNCHES PVC PRODUCTION AT KARPATNEFTEKHIM
  • WAVIN PLANS TO SELL EUROCERAMIC TO STEINZEUG GMBH
  • BOROUGE INTRODUCES PATENTED D" BORSTAR ENHANCED FB1350 FOR GEOMEMBRANES.
  • BOROUGH LAUNCHES RG468MO - A VALUE ADDITION TO FOOD PACKAGING SECTOR.
  • SONOCO PARTNERS WITH CLEMSON UNIVERSITY FOR READYGROW (TM) PLANTER
  • BOROUGE, AN ANSWER TO MANY OF CHINA'S INDUSTRIAL CHALLENGES
  • POLYPIPE LAUNCHES ROOF TO RIVERR SYSTEM FOR RECLAIMED WATER
  • INSTALLATION OF INFRASTRUCTURE PIPES MADE EASY BY BOROUGE
  • POLYONE UNVEILS GEON™ SF SUPERIOR FLOW RIGID VINYL FOR ENHANCED DESIGN FREEDOM AND OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY
  • SABIC AND SINOPEC COLLABORATION IN POLYCARBONATE PLANT IN CHINA
  • WIPAK USES CARDIABIOHYBRID TECHNOLOGY TO LAUNCH SUSTAINABLE FOOD PACKAGING FILMS
  • SABIC AND EXXONMOBIL'S JV KEMYA SIGN AGREEMENT WITH CONTINENTAL CARBON COMPANY FOR TECHNOLOGY LICENSE AND MARKET PART PRODUCTION
  • ENAP SELLS 40% HOLDING IN ENERGIAANDINA S.A.
  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL ACQUIRES SUZUTORA
  • SABIC, ASAHI AND MITSUBISHI IN PARTNERSHIP FOR FIRST ACRYLONITRILE AND SODIUM CYANIDE PROJECTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
  • BOREALIS INVESTS EUR 7.8 MILLIONS FOR CONVERSION OF NAPHTHA CAVERN TO BUTANE USE (SWEDEN)
  • TEIJIN'S BIOFRONTTM HEAT-RESISTANT BIOPLASTIC FOR USE IN BOSTON CLUB'S JAPONISM EYEGLASS FRAMES
  • EUROPEAN PVC INDUSTRY MEETS TEN YEAR TARGETS ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  • LUKOIL ENTERS ITALY RETAIL MARKET
  • HPRC BY JOHNSON & JOHNSON, DUPONT
  • MONDI GROUP'SPROPOSAL TO DEMERGE MPSA
  • BRASKEM LAYS FOUNDATION FOR NEW PVC PLANT
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.ACQUIRES ACOMON AG
  • SIBUR CHOOSES MILLADR NX8000 FOR NEW PACKAGING APPLICATIONS
  • SIMPLY FUNCTIONAL LAUNCHES CHIASMARTR LINE OF SALSA IN NEW 12OZ RING NECK PET CONTAINER FROM AMCOR
  • CNOOC SIGNS SPAS TO ACQUIRE TULLOW'S ONE THIRD INTEREST IN EXPLORATION AREAS 1, 2 AND3A IN UGANDA
  • PHTHALATE MODIFIED IS MORE ECO-FRIENDLY
  • PERSTORP LAUNCHES EASAQUA™ POLYISOCYANATES FOR MAXIMUM HUMIDITY RESISTANCE
  • PERSTORP ROLLS OUT NEW PORTFOLIO OF HIGH PERFORMANCE ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS
  • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL TO UNDERTAKE FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR ETHANE CRACKER IN THE U.S. GULF COAST
  • NEOS OXIDE PLANS TO EXPAND ETHYLENE OXIDE AND ETHYLENE OXIDE DERIVATIVES BUSINESS IN US
  • EASTMAN ANNOUNCES DISCONTINUATION OF MANUFACTURE OF DEP AND DBP PLASTICIZERS
  • SAUDI KAYAN'S TRIAL RUNS OF POLYCARBONATE PLANT IN JUBAIL INDUSTRIAL CITY
  • STERN TESTS FOR CORRUGATED HDPE PIPES
  • TEIJIN LAUNCHES WORLD'S FIRST MASS PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES FOR CARBON FIBER REINFORCED PLASTIC
  • DUPONT AND LANXESS TOWARDS EXPANSION OF THEIR COMPOUNDING CAPACITY
  • MCI AND TEIJIN FORM JV "MCT PET RESIN"
  • MCI AND TEIJIN ESTABLISH 'MCT PET RESIN', A JOINT VENTURE FOR DOMESTIC PET RESIN FOR BOTTLES
  • CLONDALKIN GROUP ACQUIRES THE PRINTED COMPONENTS BUSINESS OF CATALENT PHARMA SOLUTIONS
  • SECCO SUCCESSFULLY DEVELOPS GPPS152 FOR REFRIGERATOR DRAWERS
  • BRASKEM GETS CADE APPROVAL OF QUATTOR ACQUISITION
  • ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS ANNOUNCES MERGER OF SANYO PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD.
  • EASTMAN EXPANDS CAPACITY FOR ITS EASTMAN 168™ NON-PHTHALATE PLASTICIZER
  • DOMESTIC PLASTICS BARRED
  • DUPONT AND NIKE GOLF COLLABORATE TO REINVENT GOLF BALL TECHNOLOGY
  • MONDI SWIECIE S.A. PLANSTO ACQUIRE SATURN MANAGEMENT SP. Z O.O.
  • EASTMAN COMPLETES SALE OF PERFORMANCE POLYMERS PET BUSINESS TO DAK AMERICAS
  • SEKISUI CHEMICALS ACQUIRES US-BASED GENZYME CORPORATION'S DIAGNOSTICS BUSINESS
  • SAUDI KAYAN SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR JOINT VENTURE TO BUILD N-BUTANOL FACILITY
  • POLYPIPE WINS 'GONG' AT PLASTIC INDUSTRY AWARDS
  • ARKEMA AND INES COLLABORATE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF POLYMERS FOR PHOTOVOLTAICS
  • INEOS AND SINOPEC SIGN MOU ON A JOINT VENTURE FOR A PHENOL PLANT IN NANJING, CHINA
  • INDORAMA/ELEME CONTRIBUTES TO NIGERIA'S NON-OIL EXPORT
  • ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS ENHANCES ACRYLONITRILE PRODUCTION IN KOREA
  • BOROUGE GIVES NEW LEASE OF LIFE TO STEEL PIPELINES OF THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY.
  • BOROUGE'S 'BORMOD BH975MO' REVOLUTIONIZES RIGID THIN WALLED PACKAGING
  • BOROUGE'S IMPRESSIVE PIPELINE APPLICATIONS OF LARGE DIAMETER POLYOLEFINS
  • PERSTORP ACQUIRES ASHLAND'S PENTA BUSINESS
  • HUHTAMAKI DIVESTS RIGID PLASTIC CONSUMER GOODS PACKAGING OPERATIONS IN EUROPE
  • EASTMAN RESTARTSOLEFIN CRACKING UNIT AT LONGVIEW SITE
  • RELIANCE INDUSTRIES AND SIBUR ANNOUNCE JOINT VENTURE FOR BUTYL RUBBER IN INDIA
  • BWAY HOLDING COMPANY ACQUIRES PHOENIX CONTAINER, INC.
  • BASF EXPANDS SUPERABSORBENT POLYMER PLANTS IN ANTWERP AND FREEPORT
  • DUPONT AND EVERBRIGHT COLLABORATE FOR LARGEST THIN FILM SOLAR ROOFTOP INSTALLATION IN CHINA
  • PERSTORP LAUNCHES NEW CHARMOR™ PP100
  • LUKOIL AND NALCO FORM JV TO PRODUCE CHEMICAL REAGENTS
  • SASOL PLANS TO BUILD WORLD'S FIRST ETHYLENE TETRAMERISATION UNIT IN LOUISIANA
  • BASF AND INEOS TO FORM 'STYROLUTION' - A GLOBAL STYRENICS COMPANY
  • EASTMAN COMPLETES BENZOFLEX™ PLASTICIZER EXPANSION AT ESTONIA SITE
  • BASF TO PURCHASE CRI/CRITERION'S STYRENE CATALYSTS BUSINESS
  • CARDIABIOPLASTICS WORKS WITH NESTLE TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF PACKAGING
  • SABIC AND LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY SIGN FOR JOINT DEVELOPMENT OF TOLUENE METHYLATION TECHNOLOGY
  • ARKEMA INVESTS $110M FOR ACRYLICS BUSINESS IN THE US
  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL DEVELOPS "GINOVER" FOR HIGH-SPEED TRANSMISSION
  • ROMPETROL PETROCHEMICALS, ROMANIA'S FIRST INTEGRATED COMMAND AND CONTROL CENTER FOR PETROCHEMICAL PLANTS
  • SNC LAVALIN AND HIP-PETROHEMIJA SIGN SERVICE AGREEMENT
  • AMERICAN PACKAGING CORPORATION INVESTS $16.5M FOR EXPANSION
  • HH THE EMIR OF QATAR INAUGURATES Q-CHEM II IN MESAIEED
  • INEOS AND BRASKEM ENTER INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR PE TECHNOLOGY
  • LA SEDA DE BARCELONA AND CEPSA QUIMICA, S.A ACQUIRES PET PLANT IN SAN ROQUE
  • EASTMAN TO ENTER INTO JV FOR CELLULOSE DIACETATE COMPOUNDING JV IN CHINA
  • ARKEMA OPTS FOR TETRACHIM AS EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTOR OF KYNARR ADX POWDER COATING PRODUCT RANGE
  • DOW LAUNCHES SEALUTION™ PEEL POLYMERS
  • DOW LAUNCHES DURELAST™ BATHTUB REINFORCING SYSTEM
  • DOW INTRODUCES NEW GRADES FOR HOT MELT ADHESIVES INDUSTRY
  • SONOCO CONSOLIDATES PLASTICS OPERATIONS UNDER BRAND SONOCO PLASTICS
  • MCI AND SINOPEC TO ESTABLISHNEW EPT JOINT VENTURE COMPANY AND PRODUCTION PLANT IN CHINA
  • EASTMAN TO SELL PERFORMANCE POLYMERS PET BUSINESS
  • BWAY HOLDING PURCHASES PLASTICIAN, INC.
  • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL OBTAINS APPROVAL FOR 1-HEXENE PLANT IN TEXAS
  • BULLARDR PIONEERS INDUSTRIAL FACESHIELD MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • ARKEMA ACQUIRES PIEZOTECH
  • AMCOR ACQUIRES B-PACK DUE
  • BOROUGE INAUGURATES MARKETING AND SALES COMPANY IN BEIJING
  • ARKEMA'SKYNARR PVDF GRADES SHOWCASED AT BATTERIES 2010
  • SIBUR AND NOVATEK SEAL DEAL FOR ACQUISITION OF NOVATEK-POLYMER
  • HUHTAMAKI TO SELL THE MAJORITY OF ITS EUROPEAN RIGID PLASTIC CONSUMER GOODS OPERATIONS
  • ARKEMA AND PURAC COLLABORATE FOR LACTIDES-BASED BLOCK-COPOLYMERS
  • COATEX AND TONGJI UNIVERSITY SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT
  • DUPONT PERFORMANCE POLYMERS DEVELOPS NEW POLYMER FOOD CONTACT PRODUCTS
  • IWASAKI ELECTRIC AND TEIJIN DEVELOP WORLD'S FIRST ALL-PLASTIC LED LAMP FOR OUTDOOR ILLUMINATION
  • ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (ADS) LAUNCHES STORMTECH DC-780
  • ARKEMA POLYMERS FOR PHOTOVOLTAICS SECTOR
  • PETRONAS TO ACQUIRE BP'S INTERESTS IN MALAYSIAN EMSB AND PEMSB
  • DS SMITH ACQUIRES CARLYLE'S SHARES IN OTOR
  • INEOS SELLS GLOBAL FILMS BUSINESS TO BILCARE AG
  • HAIN CELESTIAL GROUP CONVERTS AVALON ORGANICSR LINE TO 100% PCR PET BOTTLES FROM AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS
  • EASTMAN CHEMICAL LAUNCHES NEW POLYMER FOR FACE SHIELD APPLICATIONS
  • SIBUR LAUNCHES «KANVALAN» BRAND OF NON-WOVEN GEO-TEXTILES
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS AND TEIJIN TO INTEGRATE DOMESTIC PET RESIN FOR BOTTLES OPERATIONS
  • ENAP PLACES BOND FOR US$ 500 MILLION ON INTERNATIONAL MARKET
  • AMCOR COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF BPAA
  • INEOS GROUP AGREES TO SELL GLOBAL FILMS BUSINESS TO BILCARE AG
  • BEMIS ROLLS OUT FRESHCASER FILM
  • MASSIVE EQUIPMENT FOR POLYPROPYLENE PRODUCTION COMPLEX ARRIVES IN RUSSIA
  • BEMIS SELLS DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS TO EXOPACK
  • CEDEX PLASTICS TO OFFICIALLY LAUNCH CO-EXTRUDED FILM PRODUCTION
  • TEIJIN CHEMICALS ENTERS ELECTRONIC PAPER MARKET WITH TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILMS
  • PETRO RABIGH SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH SAIC AND TASNEE TO START "POLYOL" PROCESSING PLANTS
  • DOW AND MITSUI'S JOINT VENTURE FOR CHLOR-ALKALI PRODUCTION
  • SONOCO COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF APT
  • BOROUGE SIGNS CONTRACTS WORTH US$ 2.6 BILLION FOR BOROUGE 3 EXPANSION
  • SAUDI INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT GROUP AND ARABIAN CHEVRON PHILLIPS PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY ANNOUNCE NEW PROJECTS IN AL-JUBAIL
  • MIZKAN AMERICAS USES AMCOR'S LONG NECK POWERFLEXTM PET BOTTLE FOR BUCCANEER BLENDSR BARBECUE SAUCES
  • "POLYMER-TEC G.M.B.H."RENAMED "SEKISUI ALVEO BS G.M.B.H."
  • ARMOR LAUNCHES PROJECT OSCAR IN PARIS
  • ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (ADS) ACQUIRES INSERTA FITTINGS COMPANY
  • BEMIS SIGNS AGREEMENT TO SELL MENASHA, WI AND TULSA, OK FACILITIES TO EXOPACK
  • BEMIS SIGNS AGREEMENT TO SELL TWO FACILITIES TO EXOPACK
  • QINGHAI SALT LAKE INDUSTRY GROUP OBTAINS LICENSES FOR ARKEMA'S PVC PRODUCTION PROCESSES
  • BLUESTAR CLEANS UP SLURRY PIPELINE IN ARGENTINA
  • REXAM SELECTS PHILLIPS SUMIKA FOR THE 'QUALITY SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR' AWARD FOR 2009
  • BEMISANNOUNCES ITS S.A. SUBSIDIARY DIXIE TOGA'S INTENTION TO AUCTION ALL SHARES
  • TICONA COMPLETES THE ACQUISITION OF ZENITER LCP AND THERMXR PCT
  • EASTMAN ACQUIRES GENOVIQUE SPECIALTIES
  • ARKEMA AND TOYOBO FORM PARTNERSHIP FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE BIO-BASED POLYAMIDES
  • SAMSUNG TOTAL IMPRESSES AT CHINA PLAS
  • AMCOR INTRODUCES THE INDUSTRY'S LIGHTEST 16 OUNCE PET SALAD DRESSING CONTAINER
  • TASNEE SIGNS HEADS OF AGREEMENT BASICS WITH EVONIK
  • TEIJIN CHEMICALS TO INCREASE SALES OF POLYCARBONATE FILM FOR 3D GLASSES
  • SABIC AND KAUST SIGN AGREEMENT TO LAUNCH RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CENTER
  • DUPONT AT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION ON PLASTICS AND RUBBER INDUSTRIES HIGHLIGHTS ITS LATEST INITIATIVES FOR ASIA PACIFIC CUSTOMERS
  • TEIJIN CHEMICALS CENTRALIZES POLYCARBONATE BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN CHINA
  • SHINTECH EXPANDS PVC INTEGRATED PRODUCTION SYSTEM IN PLAQUEMINE, LOUISIANA
  • SHARQ STARTS COMMERCIAL OPERATION AT EXPANDED AL JUBAIL COMPLEX
  • SABIC DEVELOPS ADVANCED POLYPROPYLENE CATALYST
  • ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS PURCHASES FOLTZ CONCRETE PIPE COMPANY
  • SABIC ORGANIZES RED PALM WEEVIL WORKSHOP
  • AMCOR FLEXIBLES EXPANDS BLOWN FILM CAPABILITIES
  • "TRILENE" CERTIFICATED AS "HALAL" IN INDONESIA
  • ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS SETS UP SALES SUBSIDIARY FOR PERFORMANCE PLASTICS IN GUANGZHOU
  • ROMPETROL PETROCHEMICALS INVESTS OVER USD 18 MILLION FOR HDPE INSTALLATION CAPACITY
  • JM EAGLE ADDS $20 MILLION TO ITS $350 MILLION CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN PLASTIC PIPE INDUSTRY
  • LA SEDA DE BARCELONA DEVELOPS THE FIRST RECYCLABLE PET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR
  • ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS WHOLLY OWNS STORMTECH LLC
  • FP INTERNATIONAL UNVEILS BIODEGRADABLE PILLOW PAKR AIR CUSHIONS
  • DUPONT PERFORMANCE POLYMERS INTRODUCES NEW NYLON - DUPONT™ ZYTELR PLUS NYLON
  • MURASAKI STAFF TO WEAR SILK CREPE KIMONOS MADE WITH TEIJIN'S ECO-FRIENDLY BIOFRONT™ BIO-PLASTIC
  • ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS WHOLLY OWNS STORMTECH LLC
  • BEMIS ACQUIRES ALCAN PACKAGING FOOD AMERICAS
  • EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY EXPANDS MEDICAL POLYMER PORTFOLIO
  • AMCOR ACQUIRES ALCAN PACKAGING
  • AMCOR INTRODUCES A NEW GLOBAL BRAND
  • SIGMA PLASTICS GROUP ANNOUNCESADDITION OF ITS LATEST MEMBER, MCNEELY PLASTIC PRODUCTS, INC.
  • WORLD'S FIRST FACILITY TO CONVERT CORNCOBS AND BIOENERGY CROPS TO CELLULOSIC ETHANOL OPENS
  • ARKEMA INTEGRATES ARCYLIC ASSETS
  • ARAK PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX LAUNCHES INDUSTRIAL WASTE INCINERATOR
  • SABIC SIGNS FINANCING AGREEMENTS FOR JOINT VENTURE PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX IN CHINA
  • EASTMAN ACQUIRES SPECIALTY POLYMERS MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN CHINA
  • EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY TO LAUNCH DESIGN COLLABORATION WITH DD STUDIO AT MD&M WEST
  • BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION ACQUIRES SUPERFOS PACKAGING INC.
  • HN DISTRIBUTION CHAIN SIGNS COMMERCIAL CONTRACT WITH ENAP
  • TOBOLSK-POLYMER LCC AND LINDE-KCA-DRESDEN GMBH CONCLUDE EPC CONTRACT FOR SIBUR
  • ANHUI HWASU ACQUIRES LICENSE FOR ARKEMA PVC PRODUCTION PROCESS
  • LEXUS LFA ADOPTS CARBON FIBER-REINFORCED PLASTICS OF TOHO TENAX
  • BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION ACQUIRES PLIANT CORPORATION
  • SONOCO ACQUIRES ASSETS OF ECONOREEL(TM) PLASTIC SPOOLS AND REELS
  • TEIJIN CHEMICALS TO ESTABLISH CENTRALIZED MOBILITY BUSINESS PROJECT TO EXPAND AUTOMOTIVE MARKET FOR PANLITER
  • ENAP SIGNS NEW COMMERCIAL CONTRACT WITH TERPEL
  • HUHTAMAKI COMPLETES SALE OF RIGID PLASTIC CONSUMER GOODS BUSINESS IN AUSTRALIA
  • EUROPEAN COMMISSION FINES ARKEMA FOR PAST ANTI-TRUST PRACTICES IN THE HEAT STABILIZER MARKET
  • DENKA AND SEKISUI CHEMICALS TO JOINTLY LAUNCH POLYVINYL ALCOHOL RESIN PLANT
  • ARKEMA PLANS TO CLOSE ONE PRODUCTION UNIT AT BALAN SITE
  • ARKEMA ENHANCES PRODUCTION CAPACITY AT CALVERT KYNARR PVDF PLANT
  • INEOS TECHNOLOGIES OBTAINS LICENSE CONTRACTS FOR PP AND HDPE TECHNOLOGY IN CHINA
  • INEOS NITRILES ANNOUNCES BREAKTHROUGH IN TECHNOLOGY FOR GLOBAL ACETONITRILE SUPPLY
  • SONOCO LAUNCHES NEW FIRMA(TM) BRAND CARRIERS AND PALLET COMPONENTS PRODUCT LINE
  • SONOCO LAUNCHES TRUE BLUE(TM) SUSTAINABILITY BRAND
  • ARKEMA TO CONSTRUCT NANOTUBE PILOT PLANT IN FRANCE
  • SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL DEVELOPS SILICONE PRODUCTSFOR HIGH BRIGHTNESS LEDS
  • TEIJIN AND NANOGRAM DEVELOP WORLD'S FIRST SILICON-ON-PLASTIC INTEGRATION TECHNOLOGY
  • ARKEMA TO PURCHASE CERTAIN LATEX ASSETS AND ACRYLATES FROM DOW
  • ARKEMA CONSTRUCTS PRODUCTION PLANT IN CHINA
  • NATUREWORKS AND AVANTIUM COLLABORATE FOR NEW GENERATION OF BIOBASED POLYMERS
  • SIGMA PLASTICS GROUP AND FLEXSOL PACKAGING CORP ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
  • BEMIS SET TO ACQUIRE ALCAN PACKAGING FOOD AMERICAS
  • CARGILL ACQUIRES TOTAL OWNERSHIP OF NATUREWORKSFROM TEIJIN
  • SECCO'S ETHYLENE PLANT RESTARTS AFTER MAINTENANCE AND EXPANSION
  • HUHTAMAKI SELLS EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE PACKAGING BUSINESS IN AUSTRALIA
  • EASTMAN LAUNCHES EASTMAN™ DBT, NEW NON-PHTHALATE PLASTICIZER IN EU
  • HUHTAMAKIOYJ SOLD ITS EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE (EPS) PACKAGING BUSINESS LOCATED IN ALBURY
  • EASTMAN OPENS NEW TPE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER
  • CBICC SIGNS CONTRACT WITH QENOS FOR PURCHASE OF LLDPE
  • NATUREWORKS LLC PARTNERS WITH ASHLAND FOR RESIN DISTRIBUTION IN NORTH AMERICA
  • BEMIS ACQUIRES SOUTH AMERICAN RIGID PACKAGING OPERATIONS FROM HUHTAMAKI OYJ
  • EASTMAN EXPANDS REGALITE™ HYDROGENATED HYDROCARBON RESIN PRODUCTION AT THE MIDDELBURG FACILITY IN THE NETHERLANDS
  • BROOKLYN BOTTLING OFFERS SQUEEZ'RR BEVERAGES IN NEW PET BOTTLES
  • WESTLAKE CHEMICAL ELECTS DIRECTORS AND DECLARES CONTINUED QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
  • RENJIANXIN RANKED AMONG CHINA'S 25 MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE IN BUSINESS
  • EXOPACK AND INDEVCO ESTABLISH JOINT VENTURE
  • PETRO RABIGH ANNOUNCES START-UP OF ETHANE CRACKER UNIT AT RABIGH
  • EASTMAN LAUNCHESSOLUS™ PERFORMANCE ADDITIVES FOR VOC COMPLIANT COATINGS APPLICATIONS
  • PETROCHINA ACQUIRES KEPPEL'S ENTIRE STAKE IN SINGAPORE PETROLEUM COMPANY
  • MAZDA'S PREMACY HYDROGEN RE HYBRID USES CAR SEAT FABRIC MADE OF BIOFRONT™ BIO-PLASTIC
  • UNIPETROL RPA TO SHOWCASE KEY PRODUCTS AT PLAST09 TRADE FAIR IN MILAN
  • EXOPACK LAUNCHES NEW RAVE™ PORTFOLIO OF DOMESTICALLY WOVEN POLYPROPYLENE BAGS
  • ARKEMA'S PROPOSED CLOSURE OF METHYL ETHYL KETONE PLANT
  • DENSO ENGINEERING AND DUPONT R&D DEVELOPS A NEW RENEWABLY-SOURCED POLYMER
  • AMCOR AND TRADEWINDS UNITE TO DELIVER ADVANCED-TECHNOLOGY PACKAGING
  • ARKEMA AND DYNEON SIGN LONG-TERM AGREEMENT FOR SUPPLY OF HCFC22 IN EUROPE
  • ROMPETROL PETROCHEMICALS RESTARTS HDPE INSTALLATION
  • EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY LAUNCHES NEW FAMILY OF MEDICAL-GRADE POLYMERS
  • ARKEMA SELLS VINYL COMPOUNDING ACTIVITY TO INDUSTRIEGENERALI SPA
  • ARKEMA ACQUIRES OXFORD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS
  • DUPONT CREATES A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR ITS ENGINEERING POLYMERS BUSINESS IN INDIA
  • CECA TAKES OVER WINKELMANNMINERARIA
  • HAWAII MEDICAL INTRODUCES GUMDROP™ PACIFIER MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • ROMPETROL PETROCHEMICALS RESTARTS LDPE PLANT
  • STOROPACK AND TEGRANT CORPORATION'S THERMOSAFE BRANDS COLLABORATE FOR THERMOSHIPPERS
  • FORMOSA PLASTICS CORPORATION WINS VINYL INSTITUTE ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AWARDS
  • INEOS FLUOR WINS PATENT DISPUTE WITH SINOCHEM
  • AEP INDUSTRIES INC. ACQUIRES PLASTIC FILMS SEGMENT OF ATLANTIC PLASTICS, INC.
  • ADM AND POLYONE COLLABORATE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF BIO-BASED PLASTICIZER TECHNOLOGIES
  • HONAM PETROCHEM TO MERGE WITH LOTTEDAESAN IN '09
  • BUY OUT CE II ACQUIRES CHEMSON POLYMER-ADDITIVE AGIN ARNOLDSTEIN
  • CHEMSON OPENS NEW PRODUCTION PLANT IN AUSTRIA
  • PETROHEMIJA EXCEEDS TARGET IN ANNUAL PRODUCTION
  • PETROHEMIJA IN SECOND POSITION IN THE LIST OF "TOP 300 EXPORTERS"

PRODUCT LAUNCHES

  • DOW AND AKSA AGREE ON JOINT VENTURE FOR CARBON FIBER AND DERIVATIVES
  • SOLVAY XOMMENCES THE PRODUCTION OF SPECIALTY POLYMERS COMPOUNDS IN CHINA
  • ENTERPRISE TO CONSTRUCT 750,000 TPA POLYMER-GRADE PROPYLENE PLANT IN TEXAS
  • SABIC DEVELOPS NEW HDPE TEST SHTM
  • NEW SHAPE MEMORY POLYMER DEVELOPED USING THERMOPLASTIC POLYURETHANE
  • GLASS-LIKE COLOURS INTRODUCED FOR POLYMER APPLICATIONS
  • NEW RESEARCH FINDINGS RECOMMEND POLYMERS TO STABILIZE PROTEINS
  • LOW-COST, HIGH-YIELD PROCESS FOR PET PRODUCTION
  • NATPET UPGRADES TELDENER RANGE OF HIGH-CLARITY POLYPROPYLENE RANDOM COPOLYMERS
  • NEW EUPR GUIDELINES FOR HDPE BOTTLES TO PROMOTE HDPE RECYCLING
  • TEKNOR APEX DEVELOPS BIOVINYL, A NEW RANGE MADE FROM BIO-BASED PLASTICIZERS
  • CEREPLAST TO INTRODUCE NEW CATEGORY OF EVA AND STARCH HYBRID COMPOUNDS
  • DOW PLANS TO LAUNCH NEW HYPERLAST™ AND DIPRANE™ NON-MERCURY CATALYZED POLYURETHANE ELASTOMER PRODUCT LINE
  • SEATTLE BANS SINGLE-USE PLASTIC CARRYOUT BAGS
  • TOYOTA'S GREEN INITIATIVES WITH BIOPLASTICS
  • POLYONE INTRODUCES GEON™ ADEPT HOMOPOLYMER VINYL DISPERSION RESIN
  • ARKEMA ANNOUNCES PLAN TO DIVEST VINYL PRODUCTS ACTIVITIES
  • GOBILAB UNVEILS THE GOBI, AN ECO-FRIENDLY WATER BOTTLE MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN COPOLYESTER
  • AMCOR LAUNCHES NATUREPLUS RENEWABLE FOR THE COFFEE MARKET
  • MASTRAD INTRODUCES MULTI-LEVEL STEAM COOKER MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • ALTUGLAS LAUNCHES ALTUGLASR SHIELDUP ACRYLIC SHEET
  • TEIJIN TO LAUNCH SCINTIREX™, REVOLUTIONARY LOW-COST RADIATION-FLUORESCENT PLASTIC FOR RADIATION DETECTORS
  • ARKEMA'S POLYMERS FOR OPTIMAL PHOTOVOLTAIC PANEL EFFICACY
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS' NEW FACILITIES TO PRODUCE ACETONE-BASED ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL AT OSAKA WORKS
  • ADAGIO MAKES INGENUITEA TEAPOTS WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYSTER
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS LAUNCHES NEW NOTIO™SN SYNDIOTACTIC ELASTOMER
  • PLASTIPAK SHOWCASES THERMOSHAPE™ AT NOVA-PACK 2011 CONFERENCE
  • LYONDELLBASELL LAUNCHES LUPOTECH3420J AND LUPOLEN 3426J, TWO NEW LDPE RESINS
  • BOREALIS AND BOROUGELAUNCHES HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE, BORMED™ HE9601-PH
  • RAZBABY INTRODUCES VAPOR-RAZ™ AROMATHERAPY PACIFIER CLIP AND HOLDER MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • BOREALIS AND BOROUGE'S LIGHTWEIGHT POLYPROPYLENE INNOVATIONS FOR AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
  • BOREALIS PRESENTS NEW GENERATION FILM MATERIALS IN NORDIC FILM AND EXTRUSION CONFERENCE
  • DRINIQUER EXPANDS LINE OF DRINK-WARE MADE WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYESTER
  • POLYONE LAUNCHES VERSAFLEX™ FFC 2882-87 GRADE AT CHINAPLAS 2011
  • POLYONE LAUNCHES ONCAP™ UV PROTECTION SOLUTION FOR BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
  • POLYONE SHOWCASES THREE NEW GRADES OF NON-HALOGENATED FLAME RETARDANT TPE SOLUTIONS AT CHINAPLAS 2011
  • DOW INTRODUCESELITE™, A BREAKTHROUGH IN POLYETHYLENE RESINS TECHNOLOGY
  • BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE PRESENTS IMPRANILR BRAND POLYURETHANE (PU) DISPERSIONS AT 2011 TECHTEXTIL
  • RELIANCE INDUSTRIES STARTS IMPLEMENTATION OF LARGE POLYESTER PROJECTS IN INDIA
  • DOW LAUNCHES ELITE™ ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY POLYETHYLENE RESINS IN MALAYSIA
  • BRASKEM LAUNCHES FLEXUS 9212XP RESIN
  • BRASKEM LAUNCHES TC9008 FOR WIRES AND FLEXIBLE CABLES
  • BASF LAUNCHES KOLLICOATR SMARTSEAL 30 D AT AAPS ANNUAL MEETING IN LOUISIANA
  • BASF DISPLAYS ULTRAMIDR GRADES (PA) AT K 2010 PLASTICS TRADE FAIR
  • DOW AND DAVY PROCESS TECHNOLOGY LAUNCH COMPRESS™ PTA TECHNOLOGY
  • PERSTORP INTRODUCES HOLTAC™ MICRONIZED POLYOLS FOR LEAD-FREE PVC STABILIZATION
  • KATHARINE E HAMNETT TO LAUNCH EYEGLASS FRAMES MADE OF TEIJIN'S BIOFRONT™ BIOPLASTIC
  • TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS LAUNCHES UNIQUE HDPE RESIN SB 1461 FOR ISBM EQUIPMENT
  • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL LAUNCHES THREE NEW FIBRE RESINS
  • AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS LAUNCHES12OZ RING NECK PET CONTAINER TO REPLACE GLASS
  • TRANSWORLD SIGNS UNVEILS NEW THERMOFORMED SIGNS MADE WITH MUSTANGR COPOLYESTER
  • EASTMAN INTRODUCES SOLUS™ 2300 PERFORMANCE ADDITIVE
  • AMCOR PET PACKAGING LAUNCHES 2.5OZ HOT FILL BOTTLE
  • REXAM UNVEILS CRYSTAL TRANSPARENCY AND SHATTERS GLASS
  • EASTMAN TO LAUNCH NEW PERFORMANCE ADDITIVE AT CHINACOAT
  • SYNBRAINTRODUCES BIOFOAMR, A NEW BIODEGRADABLE EPS
  • TEIJIN UPGRADES BIOFRONT™ BIO-PLASTIC'S HYGROTHERMAL RESISTANCE

D. MARKET TRENDS

  • WESTERN EUROPEAN MARKET FOR POLYMERS IN HEALTHCARE EQUIPMENT'S
  • CHINA'S PETROLEUM AND CHEMICAL INDUSTRY PROJECTED TO DISPLAY LESSER GROWTH
  • IMPORT PVC DEALS TO INDIA CONTINUE TO GAIN
  • POLYSTYRENE PRICES IN ASIA ON THE INCREASE GLOBALLY DUE TO HIGHER INPUT COSTS
  • DOMESTIC PVC PRICES FOR AUGUST RISE ON BETTER THAN EXPECTED DEMAND IN SE ASIA
  • PVC OFFERS FROM USA AND MEXICO TO MAINTAIN THEIR RISE GLOBALLY
  • STRONGER CRUDE AND ETHYLENE SUSTAIN POLYETHYLENE PRICES IN ASIA FOR JULY
  • AUTOMOTIVE OEMS FAVOUR STRUCTURAL FOAM FOR WEIGHT-REDUCTION AND COST-EFFICIENCY
  • MALAYSIA LOOKS BEYOND PLASTIC BAG BAN
  • PET DEMAND RISES IN EUROPE & ASIA
  • POLYOLEFINS DEMANDS HITS BOTTOM IN ITALY, BUT IMPROVEMENTS EXPECTED
  • EGYPT'S EPPC PENETRATES PP RAFFIA MARKET, FILM STILL FED BY IMPORTS
  • DOMESTIC PS SUPPLY LIMITED IN MEDITERRANEAN MARKETS
  • NEW EU CRITERION EXPECTED TO ENHANCE USE OF POST-CONSUMER PLASTICS RECYCLERS
  • GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE MAJORS SUPPORT BIOPLASTICS
  • EUROPEAN PARAXYLENE SELLERS TARGET US AS OUTLET TO OFFLOAD SURPLUS NWE SUPPLIES
  • MIDDLE EAST DIVERSIFIES ECONOMY WITH ENHANCED FOCUS ON DOWNSTREAM PETROCHEMICALS
  • MIDDLE EAST GEARING UP FOR TWO NEW LDPE PLANTS AMIDST WEAKENING PRICES
  • CHINA SET TO INCREASE PET CAPACITIES IN APRIL AND MAY
  • TURKEY'S PET MARKET SEES IMPROVED SENTIMENT
  • MAJOR INVESTMENTS AND FAVORABLE REGULATIONS BOOST GERMAN BIOPLASTICS MARKET
  • EXPANSION OF AUTOMOTIVE USE POLYPROPYLENE PRODUCTION IN THAILAND
  • EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES FORPLASTIC INDUSTRY IN RUSSIA
  • PERSTORP LAUNCHES BOLTORN™ P501 FOR UV HARDCOATS AT CHINA COAT
  • AMERICAN PACKAGING CORPORATION INVESTS $17.5M FOR EXPANSION
  • EASTMAN EXPANDS HYDROGENATED HYDROCARBON RESIN PRODUCTION IN THE NETHERLANDS
  • CHINA'S NEW IMPORT REGULATION OF SOLID WASTE SHAKES UP PLASTIC RECYCLING INDUSTRY
  • EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY EXPANDS MEDICAL POLYMER PORTFOLIO
  • DEVELOPMENTS IN FLAME RETARDANT COMPOUNDSFOR NYLON, POLYESTER, XPS, EPS FOAM INSULATION
  • DOW INTRODUCES NEW ELITE™ ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY POLYETHYLENE RESINS ACROSS ASIA PACIFIC
  • BIOPLASTICS COMPOUNDING AND PROCESSING - AN OVERVIEW
  • CORTEC CORPORATION TO LAUNCH BIO-BASED FILM PRODUCTS FOR MARINE AND ANAEROBIC DIGESTION MARKETS
  • POLYPLASTICS TO EXPANDPOM PLANT IN MALAYSIA
  • HIGH-VALUE ADDITIVES ADVANCEMENT IN BIOPOLYMERS
  • BASF ANNOUNCES PRICE RISE OF ITS PRODUCT LINES FOR PLASTIC APPLICATIONS
  • SABIC TAKES STEPS TO STRENGTHENS PRESENCE IN ASIA
  • BIOPLASTICS VERSUS OIL-BASED PLASTICS
  • ROYAL INTRODUCES DISTRIBUTION OF PREMIER INSULATED VINYL SIDING IN CANADA AND QUEBEC
  • DISPLAYS OF BOROUGEAT THE 3P EXHIBITION IN PAKISTAN--A SUCCESS STORY.
  • WOOD PLASTIC COMPOSITES - AN OVERVIEW IN EUROPE
  • CLONDALKIN GROUP REVEALS NEW FLEXIBLE PACKAGING DIVISION BUSINESS UNIT STRUCTURE
  • INDIA BANS PLASTIC BAGS UNDER 40 MICRONS THICKNESS/PLANS TO DEVELOP WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
  • AIR TRANSAT CHARTER AIRLINE LAUNCHES WINES IN FIRST 1L PET BOTTLE
  • BOROUGE PROMISES TO BE INDUSTRY MAJOR IN INNOVATIVE PLASTICS IN ABU DHABI.
  • BOREALIS CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF SUCCESS STORY IN RUSSIA AT THE INTERPLASTICA 2011
  • BOROUGE GEARS UP TO STEAL THE SHOW AT THE ARABPLAST
  • TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RE-LAUNCHES ITS INTERNET PLATFORM
  • NEW PLASTIC FILMS - AN ECO-FRIENDLY OPTION FOR HYBRID VEHICLE BATTERIES
  • KISUMA CHEMICALS INCREASES PRICE OF MAGNESIUM BASED PLASTIC ADDITIVES
  • AMCOR DIVESTS TOBEPAL OPERATIONS IN EUROPE
  • JM EAGLE CONTINUES TO BRING LIFE-CHANGING WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT TO AFRICA
  • TRI POLYTA DECLARED THIRD WINNER IN GREEN INDUSTRY 2010 INDONESIA
  • AMERIPACK™ TO MARKET DOMESTICALLY WOVEN POLYPROPYLENE BAGS
  • EASTMAN SHRINK FILM OFFERS EUROPEAN BRANDS NEW PACKAGE DESIGN AND MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES
  • TEIJIN DEVELOPS WORLD'S FIRST BIO-PLASTIC EYEGLASSES
  • DUPONT ENGINEERING POLYMERS BRINGS ABOUT NECESSARY CHANGES TO ITS NORTH AMERICAN-BASED DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
  • HUHTAMAKI DIVESTS ITS RIGID PLASTIC CONSUMER GOODS BUSINESS IN SOUTH AFRICA
  • AMCOR PET PACKAGING'S NEW 2.5OZ HOT FILL BOTTLE - A GREAT SUCCESS
  • ARKEMA RESTRUCTURES NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS
  • CHEMSON POLYMER - ADDITIVE AG TIES UP WITH A.L.A. CHEMICALS OF INDIA
  • AMCOR FLEXIBLES UNVEILS CP FILM, A NEW PEELABLE IONOMER-BASED MEDICAL FORMING FILM
  • VARIABLE MARGINS IN POLYETHYLENE (PE) GRADES
  • ASIAN COMPETITION DRIVES EUROPEAN PE FILM INDUSTRY TO INNOVATE
  • BIOPLASTICS - ITALY IS THE HOTBED
  • GREEN CAMPAIGN IN TELECOM INDUSTRY: PHONES FROM RECYCLED PLASTICS
  • GROWTH OF PLA APPLICATIONS FOLLOWING ADDITIVE DEVELOPMENTS
  • POLYMER COMPOSITES FOR HYBRID VEHICLES - A SLOW GROWTH MARKET
  • NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ADDITIVES FOR INCREASED LIGHT STABILIZATION OF PE AGRICULTURE FILM
  • DEVELOPMENTS IN BIO-BASED PLASTICIZERS
  • PLASTICS WITH METALLIC AND SUPERCONDUCTING PROPERTIES
  • PLASTIC PRODUCTS IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS IS REPLACED WITH METAL TO SAVE WEIGHT AND COST
  • NEW FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS DEVELOPED WITH PLASTICS
  • ROBUST GROWTH OF POLYPROPYLENE COMPOUNDS PREDICTEDIN THE INDIAN PASSENGER VEHICLES SEGMENT
  • HOT AND COLD WATER DISTRIBUTION WITH PLASTIC PIPING SYSTEM WILL GAIN HIGHER MARKET SHARE
  • MICRO MOLDING WITH INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
  • CHINA TOPS IN PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING MACHINE DEMAND
  • LACTIC ACID AND PLA ARE FAST GROWING MARKET IN BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS
  • PLASTIC BOTTLES - RUSSIA'S MAJOR ENVIRONMENT CONCERN
  • FOSTERSTO MARKET WINE IN PLASTIC BOTTLES
  • WINE IN PLASTIC BOTTLE TAKES OFF
  • PLASTIC BABY BOTTLES BANNED IN EUROPE BUT STILL ON SALE IN CHINA
  • HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (HDPE) EYELETED TARPAULINS FOR PACKAGING OF VEGETABLES AND FRUITS

E. PLASTICS - INDUSTRY LEADERS

  • BRASKEM S.A.
  • NOVA CHEMICALS CORPORATION
  • AEP INDUSTRIES, INC.
  • AMERICAN PACKAGING CORPORATION
  • BASF CORPORATION
  • BWAY HOLDING COMPANY
  • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LLC
  • DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • DUPONT CORPORATION
  • EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • EXXON MOBIL CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • FORMOSA PLASTICS CORP - (FPC)
  • NATUREWORKS, LLC.
  • NORTH AMERICAN PIPE CORPORATION
  • POLYONE CORPORATION
  • SIGMA PLASTICS GROUP
  • ALPLA-WERKE ALWINLEHNER GBMH & CO. KG
  • BOREALIS AG
  • CHEMSON GROUP
  • SOLVAY S.A.
  • SOLVIN
  • TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS
  • ARKEMA
  • BAYER AG
  • A.G. PETZETAKIS
  • NOVAMONT S.P.A.
  • ERCROS SA
  • INEOS GROUP AG.
  • LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES
  • SYNBRA HOLDING BV
  • REXAM PLC
  • THE BRITTON GROUP
  • AMCOR LIMITED
  • CARDIA BIOPLASTICS
  • CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION (SINOPEC)
  • LIANSU GROUP
  • PETROCHINA COMPANY LIMITED
  • GAIL (INDIA) LIMITED
  • RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD.
  • ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORP.
  • CHEMIWAY MARUZEN PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD.
  • DAICEL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD./DAICEL CORPORATION
  • MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION (MCC)
  • SUMITOMO CHEMICAL
  • TEIJIN CHEMICALS
  • TOSOH CORPORATION
  • TITAN CHEMICALS CORP. BHD.
  • ELEME PETROCHEMICALS CO., LTD.
  • DAELIM INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD (PETROCHEMICAL DIVISION)
  • USI CORPORATION
  • ABU DHABI POLYMERS LTD (BOROUGE)
  • NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (NPC)
  • EQUATE PETROCHEMICAL CO.
  • QATAR CHEMICAL CO LTD. (Q-CHEM)
  • HIP PETROHEMIJA
  • SAUDI ARAMCO
  • SAUDI KAYAN PETROCHEMICAL CO.
  • TASNEE
  • SABIC - SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORP.
  • BOYTEK

F. PLASTICS - A LOOK AHEAD..!!

  • INNOVATIVE ROLE OF PLASTIC IN LIFE-SUPPORTING PRODUCTS AND APPLICATIONS IN MODERN SOCIETY
  • RECENT TRENDS IN RECOVERY OF PLASTICS PACKAGING
  • PLASTIC COMPOSITES FOR DEVELOPMENTS IN SOLAR CARS
  • A GLOBAL REVIEW ON PLASTICS MARKET TO 2016

G. PLASTICS - KEY COMPANY PROFILES

  • THE AMERICAS
  • EUROPE
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • REST OF WORLD

IV. INDUSTRY COMPANY DATABASE

V. APPENDIX

  • A. RESEARCH FOCUS
  • B. ABOUT AXIS RESEARCH MIND
  • C. DISCLAIMER
  • D. FEEDBACK

LIST OF TABLES/CHARTS

I. REPORT FOCUS

  • 1. PLASTIC AGRICULTURAL WASTE BY APPLICATION AND TYPE OF PLASTICS
  • 2. MAJOR PLAYERS OF BIO-BASED PLASTICS - WITH TRADE NAME AND THEIR POLYMER TYPE
  • 3. VARIOUS BIOPLASTIC TYPES WITH FEEDSTOCKS AND END-USE
  • 4. BIOPLASTICS COMPANIES WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE PRODUCTS AND APPLICATIONS

II. MARKET ANALYSIS

  • 5. GLOBAL BIOPLASTICS - SEGMENTATION BY TYPE AND END-USER MARKETS

PLASTICS - GLOBAL - VALUE

  • 6. PLASTICS - GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)

PLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • 7. PLASTICS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 8. PLASTICS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

EUROPE

  • 9. PLASTICS - GERMANY, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, SPAIN, ITALY, RUSSIA, BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, POLAND AND REST OF EUROPE - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 10. PLASTICS - % OF GERMANY, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, SPAIN, ITALY, RUSSIA, BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, POLAND AND REST OF EUROPE MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

THE AMERICAS

  • 11. PLASTICS - USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 12. PLASTICS - % OF USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • 13. PLASTICS - AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 14. PLASTICS - % OF AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

REST OF WORLD

  • 15. PLASTICS - SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 16. PLASTICS - % OF SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - GLOBAL - VALUE

  • 17. BIOPLASTICS - GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)

BIOPLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • 18. BIOPLASTICS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 19. BIOPLASTICS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

EUROPE

  • 20. BIOPLASTICS - GERMANY, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, SPAIN, ITALY, RUSSIA, BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, POLAND AND REST OF EUROPE - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 21. BIOPLASTICS - % OF GERMANY, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, SPAIN, ITALY, RUSSIA, BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, POLAND AND REST OF EUROPE MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

THE AMERICAS

  • 22. BIOPLASTICS - USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 23. BIOPLASTICS - % OF USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • 24. BIOPLASTICS - AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 25. BIOPLASTICS - % OF AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

REST OF WORLD

  • 26. BIOPLASTICS - SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 27. BIOPLASTICS - % OF SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • 28. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES, POLY ESTERS, POLY OLEFINS AND OTHER FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 29. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES, POLY ESTERS, POLY OLEFINS AND OTHER - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • POLY SACCHARIDES
  • 30. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 31. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • 32. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH AND CELLULOSE FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 33. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH AND CELLULOSE - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

STARCH

  • 34. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 35. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

CELLULOSE

  • 36. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - CELLULOSE - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS,
  • ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 37. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - CELLULOSE - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

POLY ESTERS

  • 38. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY ESTERS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 39. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY ESTERS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • 40. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA, PHA AND OTHER FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 41. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA, PHA AND OTHER - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

PLA

  • 42. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 43. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

PHA

  • 44. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PHA - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 45. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PHA - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

OTHER

  • 46. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - OTHER - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 47. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - OTHER - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND
  • REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

POLY OLEFINS

  • 48. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY OLEFINS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 49. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY OLEFINS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

OTHER

  • 50. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - OTHER - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 51. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - OTHER - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - GLOBAL

  • 52. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - PACKAGING, AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE, DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE, FIBERS, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS AND OTHER FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 53. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - PACKAGING, AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE, DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE, FIBERS, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS AND OTHER - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - BY GEOGRAPHY

PACKAGING

  • 54. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - PACKAGING - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 55. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - PACKAGING - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE

  • 56. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 57. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE

  • 58. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 59. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

FIBERS

  • 60. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - FIBERS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 61. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - FIBERS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS

  • 62. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 63. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

OTHER

  • 64. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - OTHER - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)
  • 65. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - OTHER - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VALUE - (2011 - 2016)

PLASTICS - GLOBAL - VOLUME

  • 66. PLASTICS - GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN MILLION TONS)

PLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • 67. PLASTICS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN MILLION TONS)
  • 68. PLASTICS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

EUROPE

  • 69. PLASTICS - BELGIUM, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, POLAND, RUSSIA, SPAIN, THE NETHERLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM AND REST OF EUROPE - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 70. PLASTICS - % OF GERMANY, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, SPAIN, ITALY, RUSSIA, BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, POLAND AND REST OF EUROPE MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

THE AMERICAS

  • 71. PLASTICS - USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 72. PLASTICS - % OF USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • 73. PLASTICS - AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 74. PLASTICS - % OF AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

REST OF WORLD

  • 75. PLASTICS - SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 76. PLASTICS - % OF SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - GLOBAL - VOLUME

  • 77. BIOPLASTICS - GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)

BIOPLASTICS - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • 78. BIOPLASTICS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 79. BIOPLASTICS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

EUROPE

  • 80. BIOPLASTICS - GERMANY, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, SPAIN, ITALY, RUSSIA, BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, POLAND AND REST OF EUROPE - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 81. BIOPLASTICS - % OF GERMANY, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM, SPAIN, ITALY, RUSSIA, BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, POLANDAND REST OF EUROPE MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

THE AMERICAS

  • 82. BIOPLASTICS - USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 83. BIOPLASTICS - % OF USA, CANADA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL AND REST OF THE AMERICAS MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • 84. BIOPLASTICS - AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 85. BIOPLASTICS - % OF AUSTRALIA, CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

REST OF WORLD

  • 86. BIOPLASTICS - SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 87. BIOPLASTICS - % OF SOUTH AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST AND REST OF REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • 88. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES, POLY ESTERS, POLY OLEFINS AND OTHER FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 89. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES, POLY ESTERS, POLY OLEFINS AND OTHER - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • POLY SACCHARIDES
  • 90. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 91. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY SACCHARIDES - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • 92. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH AND CELLULOSE FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 93. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH AND CELLULOSE - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

POLY SACCHARIDES - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

  • STARCH
  • 94. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 95. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - STARCH - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

CELLULOSE

  • 96. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - CELLULOSE - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 97. BIOPLASTICS - POLY SACCHARIDES - TYPE - CELLULOSE - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

POLY ESTERS

  • 98. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY ESTERS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 99. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY ESTERS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - GLOBAL

  • 100. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA, PHA AND OTHER FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 101. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA, PHA AND OTHER - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

POLY ESTERS - BY TYPE - BY GEOGRAPHY

PLA

  • 102. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 103. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PLA - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

PHA

  • 104. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PHA - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 105. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - PHA - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

OTHER

  • 106. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - OTHER - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 107. BIOPLASTICS - POLY ESTERS - TYPE - OTHER - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

POLY OLEFINS

  • 108. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY OLEFINS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 109. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - POLY OLEFINS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

OTHER

  • 110. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - OTHER - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 111. BIOPLASTICS - TYPE - OTHER - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - GLOBAL

  • 112. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - PACKAGING, AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE, DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE,
  • FIBERS, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS AND OTHER FOR GLOBAL CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES &
  • FORECASTS - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 113. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - PACKAGING, AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE, DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE, FIBERS, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS AND OTHER - % OF GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

BIOPLASTICS - BY END-USER - BY GEOGRAPHY

PACKAGING

  • 114. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - PACKAGING - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 115. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - PACKAGING - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE

  • 116. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 117. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE

  • 118. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 119. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

FIBERS

  • 120. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - FIBERS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 121. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - FIBERS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS

  • 122. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 123. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

OTHER

  • 124. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - OTHER - GEOGRAPHIC REGION CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES & FORECASTS FOR EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD - (2011-2016, IN THOUSAND TONS)
  • 125. BIOPLASTICS - END-USER - OTHER - % OF EUROPE, THE AMERICAS, ASIA-PACIFIC AND REST OF WORLD MARKET VOLUME - (2011 - 2016)

B. GROWTH RATE ANALYSIS

  • GLOBAL PLASTICS MARKET GROWTH RATES
  • 126. PLASTICS MARKET - GEOGRAPHIC REGION - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS - VALUE - (2011-2016)
  • 127. PLASTICS MARKET - GEOGRAPHIC REGION - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS - VOLUME - (2011-2016)

BIOPLASTICS

  • GLOBAL BIOPLASTICS MARKET GROWTH RATES
  • 128. BIOPLASTICS MARKET - GEOGRAPHIC REGION - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS - VALUE - (2011-2016)
  • 129. BIOPLASTICS MARKET - GEOGRAPHIC REGION - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS - VOLUME - (2011-2016)

BIOPLASTICS MARKET - BY TYPE

  • 130. BIOPLASTICS - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS FOR POLY SACCHARIDES, POLY ESTERS, POLY OLEFINS AND OTHER - VALUE - (2011-2016)
  • 131. BIOPLASTICS - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS FOR POLY SACCHARIDES, POLY ESTERS, POLY OLEFINS AND OTHER - VOLUME - (2011-2016)

BIOPLASTICS MARKET - BY END-USER

  • 132. BIOPLASTICS - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS FOR PACKAGING, AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE, DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE, FIBERS, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS AND OTHER - VALUE - (2011-2016)
  • 133. BIOPLASTICS - % GROWTH RATE FORECASTS FOR PACKAGING, AGRICULTURE & HORTICULTURE, DISPOSABLE SERVICE WARE, FIBERS, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS AND OTHER - VOLUME - (2011-2016)

C. INVESTMENT FOCUS

  • 134. BIOPLASTICS - FORECASTED CAGR% - VALUE - 2011-2016 - TOP 9 COUNTRIES - INDIA, JAPAN, BRAZIL, SOUTH KOREA, USA, RUSSIA, GERMANY, CHINA AND SOUTH AFRICA
  • 135. BIOPLASTICS - FORECASTED CAGR% - VOLUME - 2011-2016 - TOP 9 COUNTRIES - INDIA, JAPAN, BRAZIL, SOUTH KOREA, USA, RUSSIA, GERMANY, CHINA AND SOUTH AFRICA

III. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • FOAM PLASTICS
  • 136. FOAM PLASTICS - MARKET SIZE, FINISHED GOODS, EXPORTED VALUE, COST OF GOODS SOLD (COGS) AND NET PROFITS FOR CHINA - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)

PLASTIC PACKING CASE AND CONTAINER

  • 137. PLASTIC PACKING CASE AND CONTAINER - MARKET SIZE, FINISHED GOODS, EXPORTED VALUE, COST OF GOODS SOLD (COGS) AND NET PROFITS FOR CHINA - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)

PLASTICS PARTS

  • 138. PLASTICS PARTS - MARKET SIZE, FINISHED GOODS, EXPORTED VALUE, COST OF GOODS SOLD (COGS) AND NET PROFITS FOR CHINA - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)

BASIC PLASTICS AND SYNTHETIC RESIN

  • 139. BASIC PLASTICS AND SYNTHETIC RESIN - MARKET SIZE, FINISHED GOODS, EXPORTED VALUE, COST OF GOODS SOLD (COGS) AND NET PROFITS FOR CHINA - (2011-2016, IN USD$ MILLION)

140. TYPICAL USES OF RECYCLED PLASTICS IN AUSTRALIA

  • 141. GLOBAL LIST OF KEY PLAYERS IN PLASTICS INDUSTRY
  • 142. CHEMICAL MODIFIED CORN STARCH PROPERTIES AND USES
  • 143. CO-POLYMERS OF NON-BIO-BASED AND BIODEGRADABLE COMMONLY USED IN STARCH BLENDS
  • 144. BIO-CONTENT AND BIODEGRADABILITY OF STARCH BLENDS
  • 145. FIBRE DESIGNATION ACCORDING TO ISO/TC 38
  • 146. MAN-MADE CELLULOSE FIBRES, CELLULOSE ACETATE AND OTHER CELLULOSE ESTERS FROM MAJOR PRODUCERS
  • 147. POLYHYDROXYALKANOATES (PHAS) STRUCTURES IN DETAIL
  • 148. PHA's TRADE NAMES OF KEY COMPANIES WITH THEIR RAW MATERIALS
  • 149. PHA POLYMERS COMPARISON IN PROPERTIES WITH COMMON PLASTICS
  • 150. KEY PRODUCERS OF PHAS WITH ITS CURRENT AND FUTURE CAPACITIES
  • 151. POLYESTERS FROM BIO-BASED OR POTENTIAL BIO-BASED MONOMER

KEY COMPANY PROFILES

THE AMERICAS

  • BRASKEM S.A.
  • KELTIC PETROCHEMICALS INC.
  • NOVA CHEMICALS CORPORATION
  • ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC.
  • AEP INDUSTRIES, INC.
  • AMERICAN EXCELSIOR COMPANY
  • AMERICAN PACKAGING CORPORATION
  • BASF CORPORATION
  • BIO GROUP USA, INC.
  • BWAY HOLDING COMPANY
  • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LLC
  • DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • DUPONT CORPORATION
  • DURECT CORP.
  • EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • ENVISION PLASTICS
  • ETHICON INC.
  • EXXON MOBIL CHEMICAL COMPANY
  • FORMOSA PLASTICS CORP - (FPC)
  • FP INTERNATIONAL
  • METABOLIX, INC.
  • NATUREWORKS, LLC.
  • NORTH AMERICAN PIPE CORPORATION
  • PLASTIC SUPPLIERS, INC.
  • POLYONE CORPORATION
  • PW EAGLE, INC.
  • SIGMA PLASTICS GROUP
  • SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY
  • WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION

EUROPE

  • ALPLA-WERKE ALWINLEHNER GBMH & CO. KG
  • BOREALIS AG
  • CHEMSON GROUP
  • CONSTANTIA PACKAGING AG
  • LIMBURGSE VINYL MAATSCHAPPIJ (LVM)
  • SOLVAY S.A.
  • SOLVIN
  • TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS
  • ARKEMA
  • GLOBAL CLOSURE SYSTEMS (GCS)
  • UPONOR CORP
  • VINNOLIT GMBH & CO. KG
  • BAYER AG
  • A.G. PETZETAKIS
  • NOVAMONT S.P.A.
  • PKN ORLEN SA
  • JSC SALAVATNEFTEORGSINTEZ
  • LUKOIL OIL COMPANY
  • SIBUR LLC
  • ERCROS SA
  • INEOS GROUP AG.
  • LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES
  • SYNBRA HOLDING BV
  • WAVIN N.V.
  • DS SMITH PLC
  • PERSTORP UK LIMITED
  • POLYPIPE PLC
  • REXAM PLC
  • THE BRITTON GROUP

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • AMCOR LIMITED
  • CARDIA BIOPLASTICS
  • QENOS PTY. LTD.
  • CHINA ARRAY PLASTICS LLC
  • CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION (SINOPEC)
  • CHINA ROOTS PACKAGING
  • DALIAN SHIDE GROUP
  • JIANGSU LIANGUAN
  • KINGFA SCI. & TECH. CO., LTD.
  • LIANSU GROUP
  • NOVELTY HOUSEHOLD GOODS CO., LTD
  • PETROCHINA COMPANY LIMITED
  • SHANGHAI SECCO PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD. (SECCO)
  • CNOOC
  • CHEMPLAST SANMAR LIMITED
  • GAIL (INDIA) LIMITED
  • HALDIA PETROCHEMICALS LTD (HPL)
  • INDIAN OIL CORP LTD (IOC)
  • RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD.
  • ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORP.
  • CHEMIWAY MARUZEN PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD.
  • DAICEL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD./DAICEL CORPORATION
  • MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION (MCC)
  • MITSUBISHI PLASTICS, INC.
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
  • PRIME POLYMER CO., LTD.
  • SUMITOMO CHEMICAL
  • TEIJIN CHEMICALS
  • TOSOH CORPORATION
  • PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD (PETRONAS)
  • TITAN CHEMICALS CORP. BHD.
  • ELEME PETROCHEMICALS CO., LTD.
  • SAMSUNG TOTAL PETROCHEMICAL CO.
  • DAELIM INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD PETROCHEMICAL DIVISION
  • HONAM PETROCHEMICAL CORP (HPC)
  • USI CORPORATION
  • INTEGRATED REFINERY AND PETROCHEMICAL CO. (IRPC)
  • PTT CHEMICAL PUBLIC CO., LTD. (PTTCH)

REST OF WORLD

  • ABU DHABI POLYMERS LTD (BOROUGE)
  • SHAZAND PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION (ARPC)
  • BAKHTAR PETROCHEMICAL CO.
  • NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (NPC)
  • STATE COMPANY FOR PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES
  • EQUATE PETROCHEMICAL CO.
  • QATAR CHEMICAL CO LTD. (Q-CHEM)
  • KAZAKHSTAN PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES (KPI)
  • HIP PETROHEMIJA
  • RABIGH REFINING AND PETROCHEMICAL CO. (PETRO-RABIGH)
  • SAUDI ARAMCO
  • SAUDI KAYAN PETROCHEMICAL CO.
  • TASNEE
  • SABIC - SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORP.
  • YANBU NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL CO. (YANSAB)
  • EGEPLAST A. S
  • PETKIMPETROKIMYA HOLDING AS
  • BOYTEK
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