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Research and Markets: Global Antimicrobial Plastic (Commodity Plastic, Engineering Plastic, and High Performance Plastic) Market 2015-2020 – Healthcare, Packaging, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Construction Analysis

January 5, 2016
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Antimicrobial Plastic Market 2015 – Global Forecast to 2020” report to their offering.

Antimicrobial plastic are polymers which are mainly used to reduce or restrain the growth of microorganisms such as algae, bacteria, and fungi on any plastic products to maintain hygiene and increase its shelf life. Antimicrobial plastic are used in a variety of applications ranging from health care, construction, packaging containers to consumer goods, and automotive parts. Health care is the largest application of antimicrobial plastic, followed by packaging, and consumer goods.

Asia-Pacific is the largest market of antimicrobial plastic for health care application, followed by North America. The market for health care and packaging application of antimicrobial plastic is projected to witness the highest growth among all applications due to emerging economies and growing consumer awareness regarding health concerns, which are expected to drive the market.

The antimicrobial plastic market in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to register a high CAGR of more than 8.0%, in terms of value, between 2015 and 2020. The rising demand from health care and packaging applications and improving standard of living of the people is among the major reasons for same. The market in Latin America is projected to witness a CAGR of 9.5% between 2015 and 2020.

The antimicrobial plastic market has been segmented based on region into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. The report covers a country level study for the market in fifteen countries that are China, Japan, India, Germany, Italy, France, U.K., U.S., Canada, Mexico, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, and Argentina.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Type

8 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Application

9 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Region

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles


– Bayer Materialscience AG

– Biocote

– Clariant AG

– King Plastic Corporation

– Lonza Group AG

– Microban International

– Milliken Chemical

– Parx Plastic BG

– Polyone Corporation

– Sanitized AG

– The Dow Chemical Company

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