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Specialty Chemicals - A Global Market Overview

The global chemical industry is facing the prospect of a positive future, given the solid economic growth being witnessed in the emerging economies of the world. Recovery in the worldwide chemical industry in 2010 is all set to go into higher gear in 2011 and beyond, with comprehensive increase in volume gains all over. An ongoing economic recovery, coupled with tighter supply/demand balances in major products is expected to bolster profitability even further in coming years that has to potential to lead to a "supercycle" in certain product and geographic areas.

The next couple of years are forecast to witness fast growth in the emerging nations in Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, Emerging Europe and Latin America. Though China, India and Brazil are to be the major growth areas, countries such as Korea, Singapore and Taiwan would also offer noteworthy growth prospects.

Major functional Areas of Specialty Chemicals analyzed in this study include Adhesives & Sealants, Agrochemicals, APIs, Construction Chemicals, Electronic Chemicals, Food Additives, Petrochemical Catalysts, Specialty Films, Textile Chemicals, Water Treatment and Other. Other key segments analyzed comprise Corrosion Inhibitors, Cosmetic Chemicals, Enzymes, Flame Retardants, High Temperature Polymers, Oil Field Chemicals, Paper Additives and Plastic Additives. The report analyses the market in terms of US Dollars.

The report reviews, analyses and projects the Specialty Chemicals market for global and the regional markets including North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. The regional markets further analyzed for 4 independent countries across Europe - Germany, France, Italy, the United Kingdom and Rest of Europe.

This 333 page global market report includes 81 charts (includes a data table and graphical representation for each chart), supported with meaningful and easy to understand graphical presentation, of the market. The statistical tables represent the data for the global market by geographic region and functional/application areas of Specialty Chemicals. The brief business profiles of 118 key global players and 141 major players across North America - 43; Europe - 44; Japan - 29; China - 5; Asia-Pacific - 15 and Rest of World - 5.

The study also provides the listing of the companies engaged in research, technology development, manufacturing and the supply of Specialty Chemicals. The global list of companies covers addresses, contact numbers and the website addresses of 1,218 companies.

Table of Contents

1. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

1.1 INTRODUCTION

1.2 PRODUCT OUTLINE

  • 1.2.1 Specialty Chemicals in Major Functional Areas
    • 1.2.1.1 Adhesives & Sealants
      • 1.2.1.1.1 Global Adhesives & Sealants Market by Type
    • 1.2.1.2 Agrochemicals
      • 1.2.1.2.1 Global Agrochemicals Market by Type
    • 1.2.1.3 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
    • 1.2.1.4 Construction Chemicals
    • 1.2.1.5 Electronic Chemicals
      • 1.2.1.5.1 Semiconductors & IC Process Chemicals
      • 1.2.1.5.2 Printed Circuit & Packaging Materials
    • 1.2.1.6 Food Additives
      • 1.2.1.6.1 Global Food Additive Chemicals Market by Application
    • 1.2.1.7 Petrochemical Catalysts
    • 1.2.1.8 Specialty Films
    • 1.2.1.9 Textile Chemicals
    • 1.2.1.10 Water Treatment
    • 1.2.1.11 Other
      • 1.2.1.11.1 Specialty Chemicals in Other Key Areas
        • 1.2.1.11.1.1 Corrosion Inhibitors
        • 1.2.1.11.1.2 Corrosion Inhibitors and their Functioning
      • 1.2.1.11.2 Cosmetic Chemicals
      • 1.2.1.11.3 Enzymes
        • 1.2.1.11.3.1 Global Enzymes Market by Type
      • 1.2.1.11.4 Flame Retardants
      • 1.2.1.11.5 High Temperature Polymers
      • 1.2.1.11.6 Oil Field Chemicals
      • 1.2.1.11.6.1 Global Oil Field Chemicals Market by Application
      • 1.2.1.11.7 Paper Additives
      • 1.2.1.11.8 Plastic Additives

1.3 KEY MARKET TRENDS

  • 1.3.1 Flooring Steam Cleaners: The Latest Innovation
  • 1.3.2 A Shift towards Eco Friendly Cleaning
    • 1.3.2.1 Eco Friendly Cleaning: The Concept
    • 1.3.2.2 Spending Money of Cleaning to be Curtailed
    • 1.3.2.3 Improving Health
    • 1.3.2.4 Rescuing the Environment
  • 1.3.3 Impaired Brain Development Caused by Exposure to Pesticides
  • 1.3.4 Environmentalists and Lobster Fishers Up in Arms Against Use of New Chemical Pesticides
  • 1.3.5 Ink Technology Becomes More Complex
  • 1.3.6 Natural Extracts to Replace Chemical Food Additives
  • 1.3.7 Chemical Earnings Boom on the Horizon
    • 1.3.7.1 Economic Scenario: Current and Future
    • 1.3.7.2 "SUPERCYCLE"
    • 1.3.7.3 Rocketing US Chemical Exports on the Cards
    • 1.3.7.4 What the Crystal Ball Says
    • 1.3.7.5 Food Preservatives and Additives: Dangers and Precautions
  • 1.3.8 Pet Foods: The Newer, the Better!
  • 1.3.9 Construction Chemicals Demand Bolstered by Urbanization
    • 1.3.9.1 Urbanizing the Modern Youth: A Major Factor
    • 1.3.9.2 Rock Solid
    • 1.3.9.3 Houses of Straw
    • 1.3.9.4 Depletion in US Housing Market but More on Offing
    • 1.3.9.5 Coatings Gain Prominence
  • 1.3.10 Beneficial Food Additives
    • 1.3.10.1 Fiber
    • 1.3.10.2 Nutritional Ingredients
  • 1.3.11 Using Organic Pesticides Encouraged in Place of Chemicals
  • 1.3.12 Future for Paper Chemicals Augurs Well
    • 1.3.12.1 Factor Alteration
    • 1.3.12.2 PFOA Removal
    • 1.3.12.3 Water and Sustainability

1.4 KEY GLOBAL PLAYERS

1.5 KEY BUSINESS TRENDS

  • GEO Specialty Chemicals to acquire U.K. Based Bisomer Monomer Business from BASF
  • PPG acquires South Africa Coatings Company
  • Akzo Nobel to Establish New Plant in India
  • ALTANA acquires Color Chemie, printing ink manufacturer
  • Arysta LifeScience acquires equity in plant impact
  • Ashland to Acquire International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP)
  • Elevance expands Specialty Chemicals production capacity used in Personal Care products
  • Evonik finalizes acquisition of Hanse chemie Group
  • 5N Plus acquires MCP Group
  • BASF to acquire ultra filtration specialist Inge water technologies AG
  • Clariant introduces its latest powder coating additives
  • BASF explores investment opportunities in Brazil
  • Berkshire Hathaway to acquire Lubrizol, a specialty chemical company
  • LANXESS acquires Syngenta' s Material Protection business
  • Petronas and BASF to launch feasibility studies on polymers plant
  • PPG to acquire chlor-alkali manufacturer Equa-Chlor
  • Sherwin-Williams Acquires Sayerlack Industrial Wood Coatings
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical develops a new generation of hybrid silicone powders
  • 3M Acquires Hybrivet Systems Inc.
  • Announcement of Change in the name of company
  • Solvay acquires a Bulgarian fluorspar mine
  • ALTANA acquires Kometra, a polymer modifier producer
  • Azelis acquires Finkochem
  • Dorf Ketal acquires Specialty Catalysts Business from DuPont Chemicals and Fluoroproducts
  • DuPont to Acquire Danisco
  • Univar to acquire Eral-Protek
  • Vertellus Specialties and Vapi Products launch a joint venture
  • LANXESS acquires DSM Elastomers
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals sells IAR Business to Harima Chemicals
  • TSRC Corporation to Acquire Dexco Polymers from Dow and Exxon Mobil
  • Tata Chemicals launches Paras Farmoola
  • Great Lakes Solutions Launched New Brand
  • ISP Launches Versatile Flexidone"! FE Plasticizer
  • PPG Industries acquires Bairun Chemical, a packaging coatings company
  • Grace to acquire Synthetech, Inc. for Single-Site Catalyst Production
  • Kemira acquires Water Elements, LLC in North America
  • Momentive and Hexion Announces Joint Venture for Specialty Chemicals
  • Covidien concludes the sale of Specialty chemicals
  • Dow announces a breakthrough project to increase the manufacturing capacity of Polyolefin Elastomers
  • Eastman Chemical Launches New Polymer for Face shield applications
  • Lipo to operate as a division of Vantage Specialty Chemicals
  • AkzoNobel acquires Dow' s powder business
  • ALTANA acquires ABB Micafil' s polyurethane casting resins business
  • BASF to Acquire Cognis
  • Genencor launches new enzyme for ethanol production
  • DSM and Roquette to operationalize a commercial scale bio-based Succinic acid plant in 2012
  • ALTANA acquires the business of the coatings manufacturer Aquaprint
  • Arsenal Capital sells Genovique to Eastman Chemical
  • Eastman Chemical acquires Tongxiang Xinglong Fine Chemical
  • Eastman to Acquire Genovique Specialties
  • Rogers to acquire SK Chemicals
  • PolyMirae Launches New Hostalen Polypropylene Random Copolymer
  • DSM acquires full ownership of NPC PA6 polymer facility
  • Eastman Acquires Specialty Polymers Manufacturing Facility in China
  • LyondellBasell Launches New Metocene Resin for application in Cosmetics Packaging
  • LyondellBasell launches a novel PP Resin for innovative Rainwater Management solutions
  • Procter & Gamble Acquires Ambi Pur
  • ALTANA acquires Water Ink Technologies
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical introduces New Fiber Resins

1.6 GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW

  • 1.6.1 Market Overview by Major Functional Area
  • 1.6.2 Market Overview by Other Functional Areas
  • 1.6.3 Specialty Chemical Functional Area Overview by Global Region
    • 1.6.3.1 Agrochemicals
    • 1.6.3.2 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
    • 1.6.3.3 Adhesives & Sealants
    • 1.6.3.4 Food Additives
    • 1.6.3.5 Electronic Chemicals
    • 1.6.3.6 Construction Chemicals
    • 1.6.3.7 Specialty Films
    • 1.6.3.8 Water Treatment
    • 1.6.3.9 Petrochemical Catalysts
    • 1.6.3.10 Textile Chemicals
    • 1.6.3.11 Other Functional Areas

2. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

2.1 NORTH AMERICA

  • 2.1.1 Market Overview by Functional Area
  • 2.1.2 Major Market Players
    • 3M Company
    • A. Schulman, Inc.
    • Air Products and Chemicals Inc
    • Albemarle Corp
    • Archer Daniels Midland Co
    • Ashland Inc
    • Austin Chemical Company Inc
    • Baker Hughes Inc
    • BASF Corporation
    • Brewer Science Inc
    • Buckman Laboratories International Inc
    • Capital Resin Corporation
    • Cargill Inc
    • Celanese Corporation
    • Chemtura Corp
    • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    • Cytec Industries Inc
    • Dow Agrosciences LLC
    • Dow Corning Corporation
    • E. I. Dupont De Nemours and Company
    • Eastman Chemical Company
    • Ecolab Inc
    • Exxonmobil Chemical Co
    • Ferro Corp
    • Flamemaster Corp
    • GE Water and Process Technologies
    • GEO Specialty Chemicals Inc
    • H.B. Fuller Co
    • Honeywell Specialty Materials
    • Huntsman International LLC
    • Innospec Inc
    • International Specialty Products Inc
    • LIPO Chemicals Inc
    • Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc
    • Nalco Holding Co
    • PPG Industries, Inc.
    • PQ Corporation
    • Rhodes Technologies
    • Rockwood Holdings Inc.
    • Sensient Technologies Corporation
    • The Dow Chemical Company
    • The Sherwin-Williams Company
    • W R Grace & Co

2.2 EUROPE

  • 2.2.1 Market Overview by Geographic Region
  • 2.2.2 Market Overview by Functional Area
  • 2.2.3 Specialty Chemical Functional Area Overview by Global Region
    • 2.2.3.1 Agrochemicals
    • 2.2.3.2 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
    • 2.2.3.3 Adhesives & Sealants
    • 2.2.3.4 Food Additives
    • 2.2.3.5 Electronic Chemicals
    • 2.2.3.6 Construction Chemicals
    • 2.2.3.7 Specialty Films
    • 2.2.3.8 Water Treatment
    • 2.2.3.9 Petrochemical Catalysts
    • 2.2.3.10 Textile Chemicals
    • 2.2.3.11 Other Functional Areas
  • 2.2.4 Major Market Players
    • AKZO Nobel N.V (The Netherlands)
    • Altana AG (Germany)
    • Arkema SA (France)
    • BASF SE (Germany)
    • Bayer AG (Germany)
    • Bison International BV (The Netherlands)
    • Bostik GmbH (Germany)
    • BP Aromatics Ltd (The United Kingdom)
    • BP Chembel NV (Belgium)
    • Byk-Chemie GmbH (Germany)
    • Cargill Texturizing Solutions Deutschland GmbH & Co. Kg (Germany)
    • Ciba Holding, Inc (Swtizerland)
    • Clariant AG (Switzerland)
    • Cognis GmbH (Germany)
    • Croda International PLC (The United Kingdom)
    • Danisco A/S (Denmark)
    • DSM Fine Chemicals Austria NFG GmbH & Co KG (Austria)
    • Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
    • Flint Group (Luxembourg)
    • Givaudan S.A. (Switzerland)
    • Imerys SA (France)
    • Ineos Group Limited (The United Kingdom)
    • IVM Chemicals Srl (Italy)
    • Johnson Matthey PLC (The United Kingdom)
    • Kemira Oyj (Finland)
    • Lanxess AG (Germany)
    • Linde AG (Germany)
    • Lyondellbasell Industries N.V (The Netherlands)
    • Mapei SpA (Italy)
    • Merck KGAA (Germany)
    • Michael Huber Munchen GmbH (Germany)
    • Novozymes A/S (Denmark)
    • Perstorp AB (Sweden)
    • Rhodia S.A (France)
    • Royal DSM NV (The Netherlands)
    • Schill + Seilacher GmbH (Germany)
    • Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGAA (Germany)
    • Sika AG (Switzerland)
    • Solvay SA (Belgium)
    • Syngenta Ag (Switzerland)
    • Total S.A. (France)
    • Umicore SA (Belgium)
    • W.C. Heraeus GmbH (Germany)
    • Wacker Chemie AG (Germany)
  • 2.2.5 European Market Overview by Country
    • 2.2.5.1 Germany
    • 2.2.5.2 France
    • 2.2.5.3 Italy
    • 2.2.5.4 The United Kingdom
    • 2.2.5.5 Rest of Europe

2.3 JAPAN

  • 2.3.1 Market Overview by Functional Area
  • 2.3.2 Major Market Players
    • Aisin Chemical Co Ltd
    • Arysta Lifescience Corp
    • Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    • CCI Corp
    • Cemedine Co Ltd
    • Central Glass Co Ltd
    • Daicel Chemical Industries Ltd
    • Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd
    • Fujifilm Holdings Corporation
    • Hitachi Chemical Co Ltd
    • Kawaguchi Chemical Co Ltd
    • Kawaken Fine Chemicals Co Ltd
    • Kyocera Chemical Corporation
    • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
    • Mitsubishi Corporation
    • Mitsui & Co Ltd
    • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    • Nippon Chemical Industrial Co Ltd
    • Nippon Paint Co Ltd
    • Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd
    • Sakata Inx Corporation
    • Seiko PMC Corporation
    • Sekisui Chemical Co Ltd
    • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
    • Sumitomo Corporation
    • Toray Fine Chemicals Co Ltd
    • Toray Industries, Inc.
    • Toyo Ink Sc Holdings Co., Ltd.

2.4 CHINA

  • 2.4.1 China' s Impetus towards Upholding Specialty Chemicals Market
  • 2.4.2 Market Overview by Functional Area
  • 2.4.3 Major Market Players
    • Dairen Chemical (Jiangsu) Co Ltd
    • Haohua Yuhang Chemical Co Ltd
    • Shanghai Baosteel Chemical Co Ltd
    • Shanghai BASF Polyurethane Co Ltd
    • Tongling Chemical Industry Group Co Ltd

2.5 ASIA-PACIFIC

  • 2.5.1 Current Market Scenario
    • 2.5.1.1 Indian Construction Chemicals Demand on an Upswing Mode
    • 2.5.1.2 A Bird' s Eye View of the Vietnamese Chemical Industry
    • 2.5.1.3 Asia in the Spotlight of Textile Chemical Companies
  • 2.5.1.4 Indian Specialty Chemicals Industry: Trends and Challenges
  • 2.5.2 Market Overview by Functional Area
  • 2.5.3 Major Market Players
    • Campbell Brothers Limited (Australia)
    • China Synthetic Rubber Corp (Taiwan)
    • CSBP Limited (Australia)
    • Dorf Ketal Chemicals (I) PVT Ltd (India)
    • Galaxy Surfactants Ltd (India)
    • Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd (India)
    • Gulf Oil Corporation Limited (India)
    • Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited (Hong Kong)
    • Nufarm Limited (Australia)
    • OCI Co Ltd (South Korea)
    • Orica Limited (Australia)
    • Pidilite Industries Limited (India)
    • Samsung Group (South Korea)
    • Tata Chemicals Limited (India)
    • Trident Limited (India)

2.6 REST OF WORLD

  • 2.6.1 Market Overview by Functional Area
  • 2.6.2 Major Market Players
    • Behran Oil Company (Iran)
    • Brasil Ecodiesel Industria E Comercio De Biocombustiveis E Oleos Vegetais S/A. (Brazil)
    • Iran Chemical Industries Investment Company (Iran)
    • Israel Chemicals Ltd (Israel)
    • Makhteshim AGAN Group (Israel)

3. GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY

3.1 NORTH AMERICA

  • 3.1.1 Canada
  • 3.1.2 United States

3.2 EUROPE

  • 3.2.1 Austria
  • 3.2.2 Belgium
  • 3.2.3 Czech Republic
  • 3.2.4 Denmark
  • 3.2.5 Finland
  • 3.2.6 France
  • 3.2.7 Germany
  • 3.2.8 Greece
  • 3.2.9 Hungary
  • 3.2.10 Ireland
  • 3.2.11 Italy
  • 3.2.12 Luxembourg
  • 3.2.13 Norway
  • 3.2.14 Poland
  • 3.2.15 Portugal
  • 3.2.16 Russia
  • 3.2.17 Slovakia
  • 3.2.18 Spain
  • 3.2.19 Sweden
  • 3.2.20 Switzerland
  • 3.2.21 The Netherlands
  • 3.2.22 Turkey
  • 3.2.23 United Kingdom

3.3 ASIA-PACIFIC

  • 3.3.1 Australia
  • 3.3.2 China
  • 3.3.3 Hong Kong
  • 3.3.4 India
  • 3.3.5 Japan
  • 3.3.6 Malaysia
  • 3.3.7 Singapore
  • 3.3.8 South Korea
  • 3.3.9 Taiwan
  • 3.3.10 Thailand
  • 3.3.11 Vietnam

3.4 REST OF WORLD

  • 3.4.1 Argentina
  • 3.4.2 Brazil
  • 3.4.3 Chile
  • 3.4.4 Colombia
  • 3.4.5 Dominican Republic
  • 3.4.6 Ecuador
  • 3.4.7 Egypt
  • 3.4.8 Iran
  • 3.4.9 Israel
  • 3.4.10 Kazakhstan
  • 3.4.11 Mexico
  • 3.4.12 Morocco
  • 3.4.13 Nigeria
  • 3.4.14 Saudi Arabia
  • 3.4.15 Serbia
  • 3.4.16 South Africa
  • 3.4.17 Ukraine
  • 3.4.18 United Arab Emirates

4. ANNEXURE

  • 4.1 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • 4.2 THE QUESTIONNAIRE
  • 4.3 FEEDBACK

Charts & Graphs

1. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • Chart 1: Global Adhesives & Sealants Market (2010 & 2011E) by Type - Water Borne Adhesives, Solvent Borne Adhesives, Solid Adhesives, Hardening Sealants and Non-Hardening Sealants in USD Million
  • Chart 2: Global Agrochemicals Market (2010 & 2011E) by Type - Fertilizers and Pesticides in USD Million
  • Chart 3: Global Food Additive Chemicals Market (2010 & 2011E) by Application - Flavors & Enhancers, Formulation Aids, Calorie Reduction Agents and Other in USD Million
  • Chart 4: Global Enzymes Market (2010 & 2011E) by Type - Technical Enzymes, Food & Beverage Enzymes and Other in USD Million
  • Chart 5: Global Oil Field Chemicals Market (2010 & 2011E) by Application - Drilling Chemicals, Stimulation Chemicals, Production Chemicals and Other in USD Million
  • Chart 6: Global Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) in USD Million
  • Chart 7: Global Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesive`s & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Other Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 8: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Other Applications
  • Chart 9: Global Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Other Functional Area - Paper Additives, High Temperature Polymers, Plastic Additives, Oil Field Chemicals, Enzymes, Flame Retardants, Corrosion Inhibitors and Cosmetic Chemicals in USD Million
  • Chart 10: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Paper Additives, High Temperature Polymers, Plastic Additives, Oil Field Chemicals, Enzymes, Flame Retardants, Corrosion Inhibitors and Cosmetic Chemicals
  • Chart 11: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Agrochemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 12: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Agrochemicals (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 13: Global Market for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Agrochemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 14: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 15: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Adhesives & Sealants (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 16: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Adhesives & Sealants (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 17: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Food Additives (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 18: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Food Additives (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 19: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Electronic Chemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 20: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Electronic Chemicals (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 21: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Construction Chemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 22: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Construction Chemicals (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 23: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Specialty Films (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 24: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Specialty Films (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 25: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Water Treatment (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 26: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Water Treatment (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 27: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Petrochemical Catalysts (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 28: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Petrochemical Catalysts (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 29: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Textile Chemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 30: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Textile Chemicals (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Chart 31: Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Other Functional Areas (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 32: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Other Functional Areas (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World

2. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • Chart 33: The Projection of Largest Regions in terms of Market Growth for Specialty Chemicals by Geography - China, Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Japan
  • Chart 34: Global Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in USD Million
  • Chart 35: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Global Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World

REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

NORTH AMERICA

  • Chart 36: North American Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 37: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 North American Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

EUROPE

  • Chart 38: European Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 39: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 40: European Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 41: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications
  • Chart 42: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Agrochemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 43: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Agrochemicals (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 44: European Market for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Agrochemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 45: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 46: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Adhesives & Sealants (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 47: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Adhesives & Sealants (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 48: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Food Additives (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 49: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Food Additives (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 50: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Electronic Chemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 51: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Electronic Chemicals (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 52: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Construction Chemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 53: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Construction Chemicals (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 54: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Specialty Films (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 55: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Specialty Films (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 56: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Water Treatment (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 57: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Water Treatment (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 58: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Petrochemical Catalysts (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 59: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Petrochemical Catalysts (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 60: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Textile Chemicals (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 61: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Textile Chemicals (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe
  • Chart 62: European Market for Specialty Chemicals in Other Functional Areas (2007-2017) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe in USD Million
  • Chart 63: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 European Market Share of Specialty Chemicals in Other Functional Areas (%) by Geographic Region - Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe

Germany

  • Chart 64: German Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 65: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 German Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

France

  • Chart 66: French Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 67: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 French Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

Italy

  • Chart 68: Italian Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 69: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Italian Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

The United Kingdom

  • Chart 70: United Kingdom Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 71: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 United Kingdom Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

Rest of Europe

  • Chart 72: Rest of Europe Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 73: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Rest of Europe Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

JAPAN

  • Chart 74: Japanese Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 75: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Japanese Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

CHINA

  • Chart 76: Chinese Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 77: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Chinese Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Chart 78: Asia-Pacific Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 79: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Asia-Pacific Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

REST OF WORLD

  • Chart 80: Rest of World Specialty Chemicals Market Analysis (2007-2017) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications in USD Million
  • Chart 81: Glance at 2007, 2012 and 2017 Rest of World Specialty Chemicals Market Share (%) by Functional Area - Agrochemicals, APIs, Adhesives & Sealants, Food Additives, Electronic Chemicals, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Films, Water Treatment, Petrochemical Catalysts, Textile Chemicals and Others Applications

MAJOR GLOBAL MARKET PLAYERS:

  • 3M Company
  • A. Schulman, Inc.
  • Air Products and Chemicals Inc
  • AKZO Nobel N.V
  • Albemarle Corp
  • Altana AG
  • Archer Daniels Midland Co
  • Arkema SA
  • Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
  • Ashland Inc
  • Austin Chemical Company Inc
  • Baker Hughes Inc
  • BASF Corporation
  • BASF SE
  • Bayer AG
  • Behran Oil Company
  • Bison International BV
  • Bostik GmbH
  • BP Aromatics Ltd
  • BP Chembel NV
  • Brasil Ecodiesel Industria E Comercio De Biocombustiveis E Oleos Vegetais S/A.
  • Buckman Laboratories International Inc
  • BYK-Chemie GmbH
  • Campbell Brothers Limited
  • Cargill Inc
  • Cargill Texturizing Solutions Deutschland GmbH & Co. Kg
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Central Glass Co Ltd
  • Chemtura Corp
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
  • China Synthetic Rubber Corp
  • Ciba Holding, Inc
  • Clariant AG
  • Cognis GmbH
  • Croda International PLC
  • Cytec Industries Inc
  • Daicel Chemical Industries Ltd
  • Dairen Chemical (Jiangsu) Co Ltd
  • Danisco A/S
  • Dorf Ketal Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd
  • DOW Agrosciences LLC
  • DOW Corning Corporation
  • DSM Fine Chemicals Austria NFG GmbH & Co Kg
  • E. I. Dupont De Nemours and Company
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Ecolab Inc
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Exxonmobil Chemical Co
  • Flamemaster Corp
  • Flint Group
  • Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd
  • GE Water and Process Technologies
  • GEO Specialty Chemicals Inc
  • Givaudan S.A.
  • Gulf Oil Corporation Limited
  • H.B. Fuller Co
  • Hitachi Chemical Co Ltd
  • Honeywell Specialty Materials
  • Ineos Group Limited
  • Innospec Inc
  • International Specialty Products Inc
  • Iran Chemical Industries Investment Company
  • Israel Chemicals Ltd
  • Ivm Chemicals Srl
  • Johnson Matthey PLC
  • Kawaguchi Chemical Co Ltd
  • Kawaken Fine Chemicals Co Ltd
  • Kemira Oyj
  • Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited
  • Kyocera Chemical Corporation
  • Lanxess AG
  • Linde AG
  • Lyondellbasell Industries N.V
  • Makhteshim Agan Group
  • Mapei SpA
  • Merck KGaA
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Mitsui & Co Ltd
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc
  • Nalco Holding Co
  • Nippon Chemical Industrial Co Ltd
  • Nippon Paint Co Ltd
  • Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd
  • Novozymes A/S
  • Nufarm Limited
  • OCI Co Ltd
  • Orica Limited
  • Perstorp AB
  • Pidilite Industries Limited
  • PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Rhodes Technologies
  • Rhodia S.A
  • Rockwood Holdings Inc.
  • Royal DSM NV
  • Sakata Inx Corporation
  • Samsung Group
  • Schill + Seilacher GmbH
  • Seiko PMC Corporation
  • Sekisui Chemical Co Ltd
  • Sensient Technologies Corporation
  • Shanghai Baosteel Chemical Co Ltd
  • Shanghai BASF Polyurethane Co Ltd
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Sika AG
  • Solvay SA
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Syngenta AG
  • TATA Chemicals Limited
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Toray Fine Chemicals Co Ltd
  • Total S.A.
  • Umicore SA
  • W.C. Heraeus GmbH
  • Wacker Chemie AG
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