World Masterbatch Industry (PR Newswire)

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Masterbatch in US$ Million and Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Automotive, Packaging, Construction, and Others. The Global market is also quantified in volume terms by the following Product Types: White Masterbatch, Black Masterbatch, Additive Masterbatch, and Color Masterbatch The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 142 companies including many key and niche players such as -A. Schulman, Inc.Americhem, Inc.Ampacet CorporationBASFCabot CorporationRead the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p0552784-summary/view-report.html
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1Masterbatch: An Integral Color Imparting Component II-1Table 1: Global Masterbatch Market (2013): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Value Sales by Product Type – AdditiveMasterbatch, Black Masterbatch, Color Masterbatch, and WhiteMasterbatch (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2Rising Demand for Plastic Products Surges Demand for Masterbatch II-3Table 2: Global Per Capita Consumption of Plastics by SelectCountry/Region for 2013 (in Kgs) (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-3Table 3: Global Plastics Production (2009-2013) (In MillionTonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4Table 4: Worldwide Plastics Production (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Production Volume by Country/Region(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4Economy & Feedstock Availability Influence Growth Trends inPlastics Industry II-4Asia-Pacific: Huge Opportunities for Growth II-5Demand Rises for Masterbatch in the Middle East II-6Material Shortages and Price Increases are Already Evident II-6Competitive Landscape II-7Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Masterbatch Market(2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand for ClariantInternational Ltd, PolyOne Corporation, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-8Additive Masterbatch Products Offered by Select Manufacturers II-82. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS & ISSUES II-10Impact of Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-10Improvement in Global GDP Performance Bodes Well for the Market II-11Table 6: World Real GDP Growth by Region/Country: 2012-2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12Innovation to Kindle Market Growth II-13Cooling Masterbatch for Greenhouse Film Applications II-13Test Specimen to Gain Perspective on Masterbatch Prior toFull-Scale Production II-13Helian and Eastman Chemical Produce Styrene-Free and Low-OdorPolymer for 3D Market II-13TenasiTech Developing High-Functioning Additives II-14Graphene: The Latest Find in Masterbatches Market II-14Masterbatch from Recycled Tape – A New Technique II-14Evolving Plastic Packaging Market Fuels Demand forSophisticated Masterbatches II-15Green Trend Makes Waves in Plastic Packaging II-15Growing Focus on Lightweight Vehicles Spurs Demand forMasterbatch II-16Table 7: World Production of Passenger Cars (2013 & 2018):Breakdown of Production Figures in Thousand Units byGeographic Region/Country (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-16Table 8: World Production of Commercial Vehicles (2013 &2018) – Breakdown of Production Figures in Thousand Units byGeographic Region/Country (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-17Growing Demand for Masterbatch in Building & Construction Market II-17Masterbatches in Medical Devices: Facilitating EconomicalProduction II-18Plastic Use in Consumer Electronics Industry Drives Demand forMasterbatch II-19Search for High Quality Masterbatch Carrier Polymers Continues II-19Bio-Compatible Masterbatch: A Market to Mine II-19Biodegradable Polymers: Opportunities in Store for Bio-Masterbatches II-20Table 9: World Market for Biodegradable Polymers byGeographic Region (2014 & 2020) – Breakdown of AnnualConsumption in Thousand Pounds for US, Canada, Japan,Europe, and Rest of World (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-21Masterbatch for PLA to Witness Sturdy Growth II-21Table 10: US Market for Polylactic Acid (PLA) in theBiodegradable Polymers Industry: Breakdown of Annual Salesin Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2015 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-21Colored Masterbatch: Gaining Traction II-22Nanotechnology to Play Key Role in Masterbatch Market II-22Silver-Based Anti-Microbial Masterbatches Gain Popularity II-22New Masterbatch Technology for use in uPVC Processing II-22Optimizing Pigment Dispersion and Mixing Characteristicsthrough Twin Screw Extruders II-23Factors Affecting the Formulations & Cost of Masterbatches II-23Growing Use of Flame Retardant Masterbatches II-233. PRODUCT/END-USE OVERVIEW II-24Definition II-24Advantages of Masterbatch Over Other Coloring Compounds II-24Manufacturing Process II-24Classification by Type II-25White Masterbatches II-25Black Masterbatches II-25Color Masterbatches II-26Additive Masterbatches II-26Classification by End-Use II-26Automotive II-27Construction II-27Packaging II-28Other End-Use Segments II-28Consumer Goods and Electronic Appliances II-28Fiber Applications II-29Sports and Leisure Applications II-294. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INNOVATIONS II-30Clariant Introduces HiFormer Liquid Masterbatch Line in Europe II-30Sierra Resins Launches Enviroble™ Range of Masterbatches II-30Burgess Introduces Standard Range of Universal Masterbatches II-30Burgess Colours and Compounds Unveils Scented Masterbatches II-30Tosaf Group Unveils Cooling Masterbatch – IR8783PE II-30Clariant Launches CESA® absorb Masterbatch II-30Americhem Launches Nvision™ Masterbatches II-30Symphony Environmental Technologies Develop Mosquito RepellantMasterbatch II-31Clariant Launches ColorWorks® Multicolor Masterbatch Series II-31Metabolix Launches Range of Biodegradable Color Masterbatches II-31Tosaf Group Launches Range of Anti-Fogging Additives II-31PolyOne Unveils OnCap™ Range of Light Shield Additives II-31Grafen Chemicals Unveils GMB-UTM Graphene Masterbatches II-31Clariant Introduces Masterbatch Products Compliant withPharmaceutical Standards II-31Americhem Launches eCap™ High Performance Polymers II-31Ampacet Introduces Range of Flame Resistant Masterbatches II-32Clariant Unveils Heat Resistant Masterbatches – REMAFIN® CoolBlack II-32Toyo Ink India Launches Lipolax Range of Masterbatches II-32AddMix Unveils Masterbatch Tablets for Special Effects II-32Ampacet Launches Masterbatches in Chalky Pastel Hues II-32PPC Adds MicroBlok® Z to its Range of Antimicrobial Products II-32Dow Corning Launches Syl-Off SL 35 Release Modifier Series II-32BASF Polyurethanes Unveils Anti-Static PU Granular Masterbatch II-32PolyOne Introduces Healthcare Solutions Range II-33RePINMasterbatches Introduces Environment- Friendly Masterbatches II-33Americhem Launches Black Masterbatch Range II-33PolyFusion Unveils SafeTouch® Masterbatch with AntimicrobialProperties II-33RePINMasterbatches Unveils COLOR-PRO PET Masterbatches II-33HeiQ Materials and Huntsman Introduce Pure Masterbatch Range II-33PCC to Introduce SoluPLAs™ TN 920259 Blue Tint Masterbatch II-33Americhem Launches Nigrosine Masterbatches II-33Clariant Masterbatches Launches New Liquid Vehicle Technologyfor Masterbatches II-34Americhem Launches nFinity™ Masterbatches for Synthetic Turf II-34PolyOne Unveils OnColor™ Fibercolormasterbatch Solutions II-34Plastics Color Expands Use of FlamaSol FR™ Flame RetardantTechnology II-34Arkema Introduces Kynar® PVDF Masterbatch II-34Americhem Launches nShield™ Antimicrobial Masterbatches II-34Blend Colours Launches Flame Retardant Masterbatches II-34RTP Introduces Special Effect Color Masterbatches Line forSheet and Film Applications II-34Cabot Unveils Transfinity Elastomer Composite Masterbatch II-345. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-35Clariant Chemicals Establishes Manufacturing Plant in Sydney II-35PolyOne Inaugurates Masterbatch Manufacturing Facility in India II-35A. Schulman Acquires Australian Masterbatch Producer Compco II-35Clariant Chemicals Takes Over Plastichemix Industries II-35Julio Garcia e Hijos to Commence Operations of Concentrados yCompuestos II-35A. Schulman Takes Over Specialty Plastics Business of FerroCorporation II-35Clariant to Double Masterbatch Production Capacity in Indonesia II-35Clariant International Establishes Production Unit in Poland II-35Ampacet Corporation Takes Over ACA II-36Colloids Plastics to Establish Masterbatch Production Plant inChina II-36Americhem to Double Production Capacity in China II-36ROWA Masterbatch and Bayer MaterialScience Develop ROWALID®-ASX II-36BASF Inks Agreement with Audia for Selling Liquid MasterbatchBusiness II-36Toyo Ink Group Sets Up Masterbatch Facilities in India andIndonesia II-36PPC Announces Plans to Expand Production Capacity in Illinois II-36Bankim Plast to Double Production of White Masterbatches II-36PPC Expands Production Capacity through New Extrusion Equipment II-37Clariant to Expand Business Operations in Emerging Markets II-37Tasnee Inks JV Agreement with Clariant for MasterbatchProduction in Saudi Arabia II-37Cooper Tire & Rubber and INSA to Develop Silica MasterbatchTechnology II-37The Gabriel-Chemie Group to Expand Production Facilities inRussia II-37Juffali PolyOne Masterbatch Establishes Production Plant inJeddah II-37Clariant Enters into Collaboration with Süd-Chemie Airsec II-37Hubron Enters into Partnership with ColorChemie France II-37RePINMasterbatches Expands Business Operations in the UAE II-38Al Alhi Holding Group Inks International JV Agreement withRePINMasterbatches II-38RTP Company Establishes Technical Centre in Shenzhen II-38A. Schulman Takes Over ECM Plastics II-38BASF Plastic Additives Inks Agreement with Astra Polymers II-38Lifocolor Farben Takes Over MicroColorMasterbatch II-38Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires Plasticolors and Colortrend,Forms Chromaflo II-38RTP Inks Sales and Manufacturing Agreement with NanobiomattersIndustries II-38Rajiv Plastics Expands Masterbatch Production Capacity II-39IQAP and AIJU Collaborate to Develop New Masterbatches II-39A. Schulman Takes Over Elian II-39Cabot Relocates Masterbatch Facility from Hong Kong to China II-396. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-40A. Schulman, Inc. ( USA) II-40A. Schulman Custom Compounding NE (USA) II-40Americhem, Inc ( USA) II-41Ampacet Corporation ( USA) II-41BASF ( Germany) II-42Cabot Corporation ( USA) II-42Clariant International Ltd ( Switzerland) II-43Colortech, Inc. ( Canada) II-43Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd ( Japan) II-44DIC Corporation ( Japan) II-44Dongguan JinZhen Plastic Masterbatch Co., Ltd ( China) II-45Dow Corning Corporation ( USA) II-45Multibase SA ( France) II-45Foshan Laicai Plastic Masterbatch Co., Ltd. ( China) II-46GABRIEL-CHEMIE Gesellschaft m.b.H. ( Austria) II-46Hubron (International) Ltd (UK) II-46Ingenia Polymers Corporation ( Canada) II-47Italmaster Belgium NV ( Belgium) II-47PolyOne Corporation ( USA) II-47Plastika Kritis S.A. ( Greece) II-48Polyplast Muller Group ( Germany) II-48RTP Company ( USA) II-49TABB Packaging Solutions, LLC ( USA) II-49Teknor Apex Company ( USA) II-49The Ravago Group ( Belgium) II-507. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-51Dollar Analytics II-51Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch by Geographic Region/ Country – US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin Americaand Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51Table 12: World Historic Review for Masterbatch by GeographicRegion/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-52Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byGeographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of DollarSales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region/Country -US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Latin America and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54Table 15: World Historic Review for Masterbatch in AutomotiveSector by Geographic Region/ Country – US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch inAutomotive Sector by Geographic Region/Country – PercentageBreakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-56Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch in Packaging Sector by Geographic Region/Country -US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Latin America and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57Table 18: World Historic Review for Masterbatch in PackagingSector by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch inPackaging Sector by Geographic Region/Country – PercentageBreakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-59Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch in Construction Sector by GeographicRegion/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-60Table 21: World Historic Review for Masterbatch inConstruction Sector by Geographic Region/Country – US,Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), LatinAmerica and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch inConstruction Sector by Geographic Region/ Country -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America andRest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-62Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch in Other Sectors by Geographic Region/Country -US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Latin America and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63Table 24: World Historic Review for Masterbatch in OtherSectors by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch in OtherSectors by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdownof Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Marketsfor Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-65Volume Analytics II-66Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch by Geographic Region/ Country – US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin Americaand Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66Table 27: World Historic Review for Masterbatch by GeographicRegion/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-67Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byGeographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown ofConsumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-68Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch by Product Type – White, Black, Additive, andColor Masterbatches Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69Table 30: World Historic Review for Masterbatch by ProductType – White, Black, Additive, and Color MasterbatchesIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-70Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byProduct Type – Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume forWhite, Black, Additive, and Color Masterbatches for Years2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71III. MARKET1. THE UNITED STATES III-1A.Market Analysis III-1Plastic Industry Growth to Augur Well for Masterbatch Market III-1Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Practices III-1Product Launches III-2Strategic Corporate Developments III-4Key Players III-5B.Market Analytics III-11Value Analytics III-11Table 32: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11Table 33: US Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-UseSegment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction and OtherSegments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-12Table 34: US 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-UseSegment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-13Volume Analytics III-14Table 35: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-14Table 36: US Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-142. CANADA III-15A.Market Analysis III-15Outlook III-15Key Players III-15B.Market Analytics III-17Value Analytics III-17Table 37: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17Table 38: Canadian Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18Table 39: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-19Volume Analytics III-20Table 40: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-20Table 41: Canadian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-203. JAPAN III-21A.Market Analysis III-21Market Overview III-21Table 42: Japanese Plastic Market by Raw Material (2014E):Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by RawMaterial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21Table 43: Japanese Plastic Market (2014E): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Consumption Volume by End-Use Segment(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21Key Players III-22B.Market Analytics III-23Value Analytics III-23Table 44: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23Table 45: Japanese Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24Table 46: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-25Volume Analytics III-26Table 47: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-26Table 48: Japanese Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-264. EUROPE III-27A.Market Analysis III-27Outlook III-27Challenging Conditions Affect Producer Margins III-27Positive Outlook for Plastics Industry: Opportunity forMasterbatch Producers III-28Table 49: Plastics Production in Europe (2009-2013) (InMillion Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28Table 50: European Plastic Market by Country (2013):Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for Austria,Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,Poland, Spain, UK, and Rest of Europe (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-29Table 51: European Plastics Market by Type of Resin (2013):Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for HDPE,LDPE, PET, PP, PS, PVC, and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-29Table 52: European Plastics Market by End-Use Segment(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) forAgriculture, Automotive, Building & Construction,Electrical & Electronics, Packaging, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-30Regulatory Landscape III-30Product Launches III-31B.Market Analytics III-32Value Analytics III-32Table 53: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by Country/ Region – France, Germany,Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-32Table 54: European Historic Review for Masterbatch byCountry/Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russiaand Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byCountry/Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forFrance, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest ofEurope Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-34Table 56: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35Table 57: European Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36Table 58: European 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-37Volume Analytics III-38Table 59: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by Country/ Region – France, Germany,Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-38Table 60: European Historic Review for Masterbatch byCountry/Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russiaand Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39Table 61: European 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byCountry/Region – Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volumefor France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest ofEurope Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-404a. FRANCE III-41A.Market Analysis III-41Outlook III-41Strategic Corporate Developments III-41Multibase Sa – A Key Player III-42B.Market Analytics III-43Value Analytics III-43Table 62: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43Table 63: French Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-UseSegment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction and OtherSegments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-44Table 64: French 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-45Volume Analytics III-46Table 65: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-46Table 66: French Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-464b. GERMANY III-47A.Market Analysis III-47Market Overview III-47Table 67: Plastics Market in Germany (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Consumption (Volume) by End-Use Segment -Automotive, Construction, Electrical & Electronics,Furniture, Houseware, Packaging, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-48Strategic Corporate Developments III-48Key Players III-48B.Market Analytics III-50Value Analytics III-50Table 68: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50Table 69: German Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-UseSegment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction and OtherSegments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-51Table 70: German 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-52Volume Analytics III-53Table 71: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-53Table 72: German Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-534c. ITALY III-54Market Analysis III-54Value Analytics III-54Table 73: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54Table 74: Italian Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55Table 75: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-56Volume Analytics III-57Table 76: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-57Table 77: Italian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-574d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-58A.Market Analysis III-58Outlook III-58Table 78: UK Plastic Demand by End-use Sector (2013):Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Packaging,Construction Products, Electrical, Household Electronics,Transport, Medical, and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-58Product Launches III-58Hubron (International) Ltd – A Key Player III-59B.Market Analytics III-60Value Analytics III-60Table 79: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60Table 80: UK Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-UseSegment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction and OtherSegments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-61Table 81: UK 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-UseSegment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-62Volume Analytics III-63Table 82: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forMasterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-63Table 83: UK Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-634e. SPAIN III-64A.Market Analysis III-64Outlook III-64Strategic Corporate Development III-64B.Market Analytics III-65Value Analytics III-65Table 84: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65Table 85: Spanish Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66Table 86: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-67Volume Analytics III-68Table 87: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-68Table 88: Spanish Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-684f. RUSSIA III-69A.Market Analysis III-69Outlook III-69Strategic Corporate Development III-69B.Market Analytics III-70Value Analytics III-70Table 89: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70Table 90: Russian Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71Table 91: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-72Volume Analytics III-73Table 92: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-73Table 93: Russian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-734g. REST OF EUROPE III-74A.Market Analysis III-74Outlook III-74Strategic Corporate Developments III-74Key Players III-75B.Market Analytics III-78Value Analytics III-78Table 94: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and FutureAnalysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive,Packaging, Construction and Other Segments IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78Table 95: Rest of European Historic Review for Masterbatchby End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Constructionand Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79Table 96: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective forMasterbatch by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown ofDollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-80Volume Analytics III-81Table 97: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and FutureAnalysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81Table 98: Rest of European Historic Review for MasterbatchAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tonsfor Years 2006 through 2012 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-825. ASIA-PACIFIC III-83A.Market Analysis III-83Market Overview III-83China Leads the Way in Asia-Pacific III-83Demand for Color Masterbatch to Outpace Other Masterbatch Types III-84B.Market Analytics III-85Value Analytics III-85Table 99: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and FutureAnalysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region – China, India,South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-PacificMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inUS$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-85Table 100: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch byCountry/Region – China, India, South Korea, Thailand,Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86Table 101: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatchby Country/Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Salesfor China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest ofAsia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87Table 102: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and FutureAnalysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive,Packaging, Construction and Other Segments IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88Table 103: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89Table 104: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatchby End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Salesfor Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segmentsfor Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-90Volume Analytics III-91Table 105: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and FutureAnalysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region – China, India,South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-PacificMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91Table 106: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch byCountry/Region – China, India, South Korea, Thailand,Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tonsfor Years 2006 through 2012 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-92Table 107: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatchby Country/Region – Percentage Breakdown of ConsumptionVolume for China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan andRest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-935a. CHINA III-94A.Market Analysis III-94Market Overview III-94Economic Slowdown Affects Masterbatch Market III-94Cost Cutting Measures Continue to Persist III-95Multi-Functional Masterbatch Products Come into Focus III-95Growth in Engineering Plastics & Thermoplastic Elastomers:Potential for Masterbatches III-96Modified Masterbatch Market: Gaining Momentum III-96CPCIF Proposes to Classify Color Masterbatches into PlasticProcessing Sector III-96Competition Heats Up in Chinese Masterbatch Market III-96Strategic Corporate Developments III-97Key Players III-98B.Market Analytics III-99Value Analytics III-99Table 108: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99Table 109: Chinese Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100Table 110: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-101Volume Analytics III-102Table 111: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-102Table 112: Chinese Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1025b. INDIA III-103A.Market Analysis III-103Outlook III-103Indian Plastic Industry: Set for Rapid Growth III-103Favorable Prospects for Masterbatch Market III-103Producers Focus on Expanding Production Activity III-104Gujarat: The Hub of Masterbatch Production in India III-105Key Statistics III-106Table 113: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-106Table 114: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-106Table 115: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Volume Sales by Application (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-107Table 116: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Sector (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-107Table 117: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Volume Sales by Polymer Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-107Product Launches III-108Strategic Corporate Developments III-108Key Players III-109B.Market Analytics III-111Value Analytics III-111Table 118: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Masterbatch by End-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging,Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111Table 119: Indian Historic Review for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Automotive, Packaging, Construction andOther Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112Table 120: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch byEnd-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAutomotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments forYears 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes correspondingGraph/ChRead the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p0552784-summary/view-report.htmlAbout ReportlinkerReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution that finds, filters and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need – instantly, in one place.http://www.reportlinker.com
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