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Research and Markets: Polypropylene Catalysts (Ziegler-Natta, Metallocene, and Co-Catalyst systems) Market 2015 – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Polypropylene Catalysts Market by Type, by PP Manufacturing Process – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019” report to their offering.

The global polypropylene catalyst market is estimated at $840 million in 2014 and projected to reach a market size of $1,123 billion in 2019 registering a CAGR of 5%-6% between the same periods.

Polypropylene (PP) catalysts such as Ziegler-Natta, metallocene, and co-catalyst systems enable polypropylene manufacturers to shorten the polymerization process, specialize the end polymer materials, and decrease the cost of the process. Shorter cycles for the manufacture of polypropylene are achievable and at the same time overall production costs can be reduced through optimized volume production. Several major catalyst design factors to be considered are flexibility of design, process technology, ease of polymerization and cost-effectiveness.

The polyolefin catalyst suppliers generally belong to the following three groups: Integrated process technology providers and catalyst suppliers, independent catalyst suppliers, and catalyst toll producers. The catalyst suppliers of the first group include Basell with manufacturing plants in Europe and the USA, Mitsui Chemicals with plants in Japan, Sinopec with plants in China, and Univation (Dow + Exxon) with a plant in the USA and China. Independent catalyst suppliers of the second group include BASF with plants in Europe and USA, Toho with production in Japan, Xiang Yang and Süd-Chemie with plants in China, Grace Chemicals with plants in Europe and the U.S. and Albemarle with plants in U.S. and South Korea.

Asia-Pacific is projected to witness high growth rate during the forecast period (2014-2019). The polypropylene catalyst market in Europe and North America is consolidated, whereas the polypropylene catalyst market in Asia-Pacific has a fragmented structure, where China and Japan alone have around 100 polypropylene catalyst manufacturers. Due to the large number of mergers and acquisition taking place, rivalry in this industry is expected to reduce during the forecast period.

This report covers the polypropylene catalyst market by key regions and major countries in each region. It also provides a detailed segmentation of the polypropylene catalyst market on the basis of product type and by applications along with projections till 2019.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Global Polypropylene Catalyst Market, By Types

5 Global Polypropylene Catalyst Market, By PP Manufacturing Process

6 Global Polypropylene Catalyst Market, By Region

7 Competitive Landscape

8 Company Profiles

– AkzoNobel N.V (The Netherlands)

– BASF SE (Germany)

– Clariant Ltd. (France)

– E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.)

– Lyondell Basell Industries N.V. (Belgium)

– Mitsubishi Chemicals (Japan)

– Nippon Petrochemicals (Japan)

– Reliance Industries (India)

– SABIC (Saudi Arabia)

– Sinopec Limited (China)

– Univation Technologies (U.S.)

– XiangYang Chemical (China)

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