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THE EUROPEAN PLASTIC ADDITIVES MARKET

IAL Consultants is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: The European Plastic Additives Market. This first-edition volume provides a detailed overview of the various additives used in the compounding of the wide variety of thermoplastics used today.

Drawing on our extensive database which IAL & BRG have developed in the course of over 30 years of research into the various additives and plastics markets, this new report has been achieved with a programme of desk research and interviews with industry experts across Europe, conducted during the 1st quarter of 2010.

The following additive types will be covered:

  • Compounding & Formulating Additives
  • Blowing Agents
  • Plasticisers
  • Polymer Stabilisation Additives
  • Antioxidants
  • Light Stabilisers & UV Absorbers
  • Vinyl Heat Stabilisers
  • Polymer Modifiers
  • Impact Modifiers & Process Aids
  • Coupling Agents
  • Performance Additives
  • Antiblocking Aids
  • Antistatic Agents
  • Slip Agents
  • Lubricants & Waxes, Mould Release
  • Clarifiers & Nucleating Agents
  • Safety & Aesthetics Additives
  • Flame Retardants
  • Antimicrobials
  • Odour Reduction Aids
  • Nano-technology Additives

The report will cover Europe as a whole, including the following countries & regions:

Austria, Benelux, Bulgaria, Czech & Slovak Republics, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Nordic Region, Poland, Portugal & Spain, Romania, Russia & CIS countries, Slovenia, Switzerland, United Kingdom & Ireland, as well as Turkey.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION

  • 1.1 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
    • 1.1.1 Product Scope
    • 1.1.2 Geographical Scope
  • 1.2 METHODOLOGY
    • 1.2.1 Assumptions

2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3. PLASTICS & THERMOPLASTIC POLYMERS MARKET EVOLUTION

  • 3.1 PLASTICS MARKET OVERVIEW
  • 3.2 MARKET TRENDS, DEVELOPMENT & OTHER FACTORS
    • 3.2.1 Legislation, REACH & Environmental Factors
      • REACH - Registration Evaluation Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
      • The Biocidal Products Directive - BPD (Directive 98/8/EC)
      • The Plastics Directive 6th Amendment (Directive 2008/39/EC)
      • Waste Regulations
      • Environmental Initiatives

4. COMPOUNDING & FORMULATING ADDITIVES

  • 4.1 BLOWING AGENTS
    • 4.1.1 Introduction
    • 4.1.2 Blowing Agent Market Data 2007-2015
    • 4.1.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 4.2 PLASTICISERS
    • 4.2.1 Introduction
    • 4.2.2 Plasticisers Market Data 2007-2015
      • Applications
      • Trends & Forecasts
      • Legislation & Regulatory
    • 4.2.3 Suppliers & Trade Names

5. POLYMER STABILISATION ADDITIVES

  • 5.1 ANTIOXIDANTS
    • 5.1.1 Introduction
    • 5.1.2 Antioxidants Market Data, 2007-2015
    • 5.1.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 5.2 LIGHT STABILISERS & UV ABSORBERS
    • 5.2.1 Introduction
    • 5.2.2 Light Stabilsers & UV Absorber Market Data, 2007-2015
    • 5.2.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 5.3 VINYL HEAT STABILISERS
    • 5.3.1 Introduction
    • 5.3.2 Vinyl Heat Stabiliser Market Data 2007-2015
    • 5.3.3 Suppliers & Trade Names

6. POLYMER MODIFIERS

  • 6.1 IMPACT MODIFIERS/TOUGHENERS, PROCESS AIDS & HDT/VICAT MODIFIERS
    • 6.1.1 Introduction
    • 6.1.2 Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Data 2007-2015
    • 6.1.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 6.2 COUPLING AGENTS
    • 6.2.1 Introduction
    • 6.2.2 Coupling Agents Market Data, 2007-2015
    • 6.2.3 Suppliers & Trade Names

7. PERFORMANCE ADDITIVES

  • 7.1 ANTIBLOCKING AIDS
    • 7.1.1 Introduction
    • 7.1.2 Antiblocking Agents Market Data 2007-2015
    • 7.1.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 7.2 ANTISTATIC AGENTS
    • 7.2.1 Introduction
    • 7.2.2 Antistatic Agents Market Data 2007-2015
    • 7.2.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 7.3 SLIP AGENTS
    • 7.3.1 Introduction
    • 7.3.2 Slip Agents Market Data 2007-2015
    • 7.3.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 7.4 LUBRICANTS & WAXES, MOULD RELEASE AGENTS
    • 7.4.1 Introduction
    • 7.4.2 Lubricants, Waxes & Mould Release Agent Market Data, 2007-2015
    • 7.4.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 7.5 CLARIFIERS & NUCLEATING AGENTS
    • 7.5.1 Introduction
    • 7.5.2 Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Market Data 2007-2015
    • 7.5.3 Suppliers & Trade Names

8. SAFETY & AESTHETICS ADDITIVES

  • 8.1 FLAME RETARDANTS
    • 8.1.1 Introduction
    • 8.1.2 Flame Retardant Market Data 2007-2015
    • 8.1.3 Market Trends
    • 8.1.4 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 8.2 ANTIMICROBIAL ADDITIVES
    • 8.2.1 Introduction
    • 8.2.2 Antimicrobial Market Data 2007-2015
    • 8.2.3 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 8.3 ODOUR REDUCTION AIDS
    • 8.3.1 Introduction
    • 8.3.2 Suppliers & Trade Names
  • 8.4 NANO-TECHNOLOGY ADDITIVES
    • 8.4.1 Introduction
    • 8.4.2 Suppliers & Trade Names

9. DIRECTORY OF SUPPLIERS

  • 9.1 BELGIUM
  • 9.2 ESTONIA
  • 9.3 FRANCE
  • 9.4 GERMANY
  • 9.5 ITALY
  • 9.6 JAPAN
  • 9.7 NETHERLANDS
  • 9.8 SOUTH KOREA
  • 9.9 SPAIN
  • 9.10 SWEDEN
  • 9.11 SWITZERLAND
  • 9.12 TAIWAN
  • 9.13 UNITED KINGDOM
  • 9.14 USA

TABLE OF TABLES

1. INTRODUCTION

  • 1.1 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
    • Geographical Scope
  • 1.2 METHODOLOGY

2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Total Additives Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)

3. PLASTICS & THERMOPLASTIC POLYMERS MARKET EVOLUTION

  • 3.1 PLASTICS MARKET OVERVIEW
    • Global Plastics Consumption, 2007 (Million tonnes)
    • Total Plastics Consumption in Europe, 2008 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Plastics Conversion Consumption 2008, (Thousand tonnes)
    • Styrenic Thermoplastic Polymer Consumption, 2008 (%)
    • European Plastic Usage by Application, 2008 (% and Tonnes)
    • European Plastics Consumption by Application, 2008 (%)
  • 3.2 MARKET TRENDS, DEVELOPMENT & OTHER FACTORS

4. COMPOUNDING & FORMULATING ADDITIVES

  • 4.1 BLOWING AGENTS
    • Blowing Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Blowing Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Selected Suppliers of Blowing Agents
    • Suppliers of Exothermic Chemical Blowing Agents
  • 4.2 PLASTICISERS
    • Trends in Phthlate Consumption in Europe
    • Plasticiser Types
    • Plasticisers Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Plasticisers Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Market Share by Plasticiser Type in EU-27, 2008 (%)
    • Plasticiser Use by Polymer, 2008 (%)
    • Plasticised PVC Applications, 2008 (%)
    • Plasticiser Labelling Classification
    • Plasticisers Suppliers and Trade Names

5. POLYMER STABILISATION ADDITIVES

  • 5.1 ANTIOXIDANTS
    • Antioxidants Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Antioxidants Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Antioxidant Suppliers and Trade Names
  • 5.2 LIGHT STABILISERS & UV ABSORBERS
    • Light Stabilsers & UV Absorber Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Light Stabilsers & UV Absorber Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Light Stabilisers & UV Absorbers in Thermoplastics Market Share by Product Type, 2009 (% & € Million)
    • Suppliers of Light Stabilisers & UV Absorbers
  • 5.3 VINYL HEAT STABILISERS
    • Replacement Trends in Heat Stabilisers, 2009-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Stabilisers Suitability by Applications
    • PVC by Application in EU-27, 2008 (%)
    • Formulated Stabilisers - Custom Blends of Stabiliser/Lubricant/Pigment, 2000-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Sales of Tin Stabilisers, 2005-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • ESPA Catagories of Tin Stabilisers
    • Vinyl Heat Stabilisers Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Vinyl Heat Stabilisers Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Vinyl Heat Stabilisers Market by Product Type, 2009 (Tonnes)
    • Tin Stabiliser Usage by PVC Applications, 2009 (Tonnes)
    • Vinyl Heat Stabiliser Suppliers and Trade Names

6. POLYMER MODIFIERS

  • 6.1 IMPACT MODIFIERS/TOUGHENERS, PROCESS AIDS & HDT/VICAT MODIFIERS
    • Estimated Process Aid Usage Split by Function, 2009 (%)
    • Typical Impact Modifiers Used
    • Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Impact Modifiers & Process Aids Market Split by Polymer, 2009-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Impact Modifiers and Process Aids Suppliers and Trade Names
  • 6.2 COUPLING AGENTS
    • Coupling Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Coupling Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Coupling Agents Suppliers and Trade Names

7. PERFORMANCE ADDITIVES

  • 7.1 ANTIBLOCKING AIDS
    • Antiblocking Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Antiblocking Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Antiblocking Agents Suppliers and Trade Names
  • 7.2 ANTISTATIC AGENTS
    • Antistatic Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Antistatic Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Antistatic Agents Suppliers and Trade Names
  • 7.3 SLIP AGENTS
    • Slip Agents Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Slip Agents Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Slip Agents Suppliers and Trade Names
  • 7.4 LUBRICANTS & WAXES, MOULD RELEASE AGENTS
    • Lubricant Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Lubricant Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Lubricant Suppliers and Trade Names
  • 7.5 CLARIFIERS & NUCLEATING AGENTS
    • Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand Tonnes)
    • Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Market Share by Type, 2009 (%)
    • Nucleating Agents & Clarifiers Supplier and Trade Names

8. SAFETY & AESTHETICS ADDITIVES

  • 8.1 FLAME RETARDANTS
    • Flame Retardant Market Share by Product Type, 2009 (%)
    • Thermoplastics Use of Flame Retardants, 2009 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Flame Retardants Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Flame Retardants Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Suppliers of Flame Retardants and Trade Names
  • 8.2 ANTIMICROBIAL ADDITIVES
    • Antimicrobial Market Volume, 2007-2015 (Thousand tonnes)
    • Antimicrobial Market Value, 2007-2015 (€ Million)
    • Market Share by Formulated Product Type, 2009-2015 (% of total volume)
    • Antimicrobial Suppliers and Trade Names
  • 8.3 ODOUR REDUCTION AIDS
  • 8.4 NANO-TECHNOLOGY ADDITIVES
    • Nano-Technology Additive Suppliers and Trade Names

9. DIRECTORY OF SUPPLIERS

  • 9.1 BELGIUM
  • 9.2 ESTONIA
  • 9.3 FRANCE
  • 9.4 GERMANY
  • 9.5 ITALY
  • 9.6 JAPAN
  • 9.7 NETHERLANDS
  • 9.8 SOUTH KOREA
  • 9.9 SPAIN
  • 9.10 SWEDEN
  • 9.11 SWITZERLAND
  • 9.12 TAIWAN
  • 9.13 UNITED KINGDOM
  • 9.14 USA
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