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Research and Markets: Bio Plasticizers Market 2015 – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020

September 15, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Bio Plasticizers Market by type (ESBO, Citrates, Castor oil, succinic acid & others), by application (packaging materials, medical devices, consumer goods, wires & cables, building & construction & others), by region – Trends & forecasts to 2020” report to their offering.

The market size for bio plasticizers is projected to reach $1,140.3 million by 2020, registering a CAGR of 9.8% between 2015 and 2020.

The report on bio plasticizers considers its six commonly used applications: packaging materials, medical devices, consumer goods, wires & cables, building & construction, and others. The bio plasticizers market is witnessing high growth because of increasing end-use industry, technological advancements, stringent regulations, and increasing demand in the developing markets. Plasticizer is a substance that is added to other polymeric substances to aid processing of the polymer and to impart flexibility, plasticity, softness, and reduce brittleness. These additives are widely employed in PVC cable, PVC resins, wire jacketing, vinyl flooring, medical equipment, automobile parts, packaging materials, consumer goods, and others. Plasticizer is the most common additive used in the plastic industry. The ban on phthalates in PVC products and increasing consumer awareness in major markets are driving the market for bio plasticizer.

The plasticizer manufacturers are focusing on introducing safer and non-toxic alternatives for phthalate plasticizer in order to help end-use industries meet the norms and regulations. Bio-based plasticizer are renewable and are produced from vegetable raw materials and renewables that are used as an alternative for petroleum-based plasticizer, in many general purpose and PVC applications. The feedstock employed for the production of bio-based plasticizer include, soybean, palm, castor oil, and starch. Bio-based plasticizer can be used in an array of applications that need to be phthalate-free such as soft toys, food cling wraps, and carpet backing.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Bio Plasticizers Market, By Type

8 Bio Plasticizers Market, By Application

9 Bio Plasticizers Market, By Region

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles

– Bioamber Inc.

– Danisco Us Inc.

– Dow Chemical Company

– Emery Oleochemicals Llc

– Evonik Industries

– Lanxess Ag

– Matrica Spa

– Myriant Corporation

– Polyone Corporation

– Solvay S.A.

– Vertellus Specialties Inc.

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