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Research and Markets: Analyzing the Global Market for Propylene Glycol 2015

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Global Market for Propylene Glycol 2015” report to their offering.

Produced commercially from propylene oxide, propylene glycol is today used in a lot of applications worldwide. Some of the major uses of propylene glycol include unsaturated polyester resins, in cosmetics, in dog food, in liquid detergents, personal care products, functional fluids as well as antifreezes. Amongst all this, the use of propylene glycol in unsaturated polyester resins remains the most prominent, particularly in the markets of Central and East Europe along with China.

In the coming years, it can be expected that the usage of propylene glycol is going to grow as additional uses of propylene glycol increase. The US market in particular appears poised for exhibiting strong growth, particularly in the personal care products and functional fluids sectors. Growth in West Europe is also likely to remain strong in the pharmaceutical, personal care and food segments.

This research analyzes the global market for propylene glycol and a forecast for the global market till 2018. The report analyzes the key markets for propylene glycol in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.

Beginning with an analysis of the Asia Pacific propylene glycol industry, we analyze industry size, demand & production data, industry capacity, propylene glycol plants in the region, major industry production process and technology along with an analysis of the application sectors where propylene glycol is utilized in Asia Pacific. Cost of propylene glycol and competition in the industry is also looked at. The data is analyzed from 2003 to 2018.

An analysis of the major industry players such as LyondellBasell Industries, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, SKC Chemicals Group, Dow Chemical Company, INEOS Group and many others is included in the report. Each company is analyzed through their business segments, industry presence, financial analysis and a SWOT analysis.

Key Topics Covered:

A. Executive Summary

B. Introduction to Propylene Glycol

C. Global Propylene Glycol Market: Brief Profile

D. Propylene Glycol Market in Asia Pacific

E. Key Propylene Glycol Markets in Asia Pacific

F. Propylene Glycol Market in Europe

G. Key Propylene Glycol Markets in Europe

H. Propylene Glycol Market in North America

I. Key Propylene Glycol Markets in North America

J. Major Industry Players

– Dow Chemical Company

– INEOS Group

– LyondellBasell Industries N.V.

– Royal Dutch Shell Plc

– Sumitomo Chemical Company

– Asahi Glass Co Ltd


– China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec)

– Huntsman Corporation

– Olin Corporation

– Repsol YPF, S.A.

– SKC Chemicals Group

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