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Research and Markets: Global Rheology Modifiers Market Report 2015 – Akzo nobel NV, BASF SE, Ashland Inc., Lubrizol Corporation Dominate the Market

September 8, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Rheology Modifiers Market (2014-2020) By Composition; By Type; By Application” report to their offering.

Rheology modifiers, commonly referred to as thickeners or viscosifiers, are ever-present in most products to provide specific functionality to the product. Rheological modifiers are the key components in paints & coatings as they reduce dripping and spattering of fluid during roller or brush application. It provides high viscosity at low shear rates that is useful during drilling high-angle and horizontal wells and it also prevents sag and settling of weighting material. Rheology modifiers prevent sedimentation of pigments within a formulation and ensure consistency and durability of the fluid.

The global rheology modifiers market is segmented by Composition such as leveling agents, pour point depressants, flow promoters/thinners, thickener/gelling agents, thixotropic agents. The global rheology modifiers market is evaluated based on key attributes such as Non-ionic Associative, acrylic, hydrated, specialty clays, organoclays, polyamides and others. The major applications of rheology modifiers are in paints & coatings industry, personal care, cosmetic industry, rubber & plastics, chemical, pharmaceutical and more. The report also focuses on different geographic regions and the key countries in terms of changing trends in using rheology modifiers in various fields.

This report gives the detailed information about the product value chain right from the beginning, which as the power in the hands of producers and consumers, analysis of the degree of competition, and threats of substitutes and new entrants. Apart from the above, the report also includes raw materials till end-use.

Among a wide range of manufacturers which contribute to the global rheology modifiers market, some major players dominating the rheology modifiers industry are Akzo nobel NV, BASF SE, Ashland Inc., Lubrizol Corporation and others.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Global Rheology Modifiers – Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Global Rheology Modifiers – Market Landscape

4. Global Rheology Modifiers – Market Forces

5. Global Rheology Modifiers – Strategic Analysis

6. Global Rheology Modifiers – By Composition

7. Global Rheology Modifiers – By Type

8. Global Rheology Modifiers – By Application

9. Market Entropy

10. Company Profiles

  • Akzo nobel NV
  • Altana AG
  • Ashland Inc.
  • Cargill Inc.
  • Diransa San Luis S.A.
  • Dupont Co.
  • Eastman Chemical Co
  • Euclid Chemical Company
  • FCC Inc
  • Global Drilling Fluids and Chemicals Ltd
  • Hangzhou Jingyi Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Lubrizol Corporation
  • Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc (MCP)
  • Münzing LLC
  • PPG Industries Inc.
  • San Nopco Ltd.
  • SNF Holding Co
  • Triple Nine Solution Co., Ltd.
  • Van Horn, Metz & Co Inc.

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