Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Market - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

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Dublin, Oct. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Market - By Derivative Types (Esters/Acrylates - Methyl, Ethyl, Butyl, 2-EH; Polymers - Elastomers, SAP, Water Treatment Polymers; Other Derivatives), Applications & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.

Acrylic acid and its derivatives are widely used in industrial processing. These are also used in surface coatings, adhesives & sealants, etc. Growing demands in super absorbent polymers are expected to be the major drivers for the market growth.

The major markets for acrylic acid and its derivatives include surface coatings, adhesives, plastic additives and co-monomers. Acrylic esters include methyl acrylate, butyl acrylate, ethyl acrylate, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate (2-EHA) and others. It is also used to produce polyacrylic acid or cross-linked polyacrylic acid compounds, which are used in the manufacture of super absorbent polymers. These polymers have wide range of applications in hygienic products, detergents, and waste water treatment chemicals.

This report estimates the market size of Acrylic acid and its derivatives both in terms of volumes and revenues. This study estimates the global market by the end of 2018. This market research study provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global market. The report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. Competitive scenario and market share of the top players in the market has been discussed in detail. The top players of the industry are profiled in detail with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities. We have also profiled leading players of this industry including Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Arkema (France), BASF (Germany) etc.

Rising demand of super absorbent polymers

Substitution to higher performance formulations and increasing building and construction industries in emerging countries are the factors driving acrylic polymers into coatings and sealants. However, growing demand for baby diapers in emerging countries such as China and South Korea has been increasing the demand for SAPs and WTPs. This led to growing preference of super absorbent polymers across the globe.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Global Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Markets,By Derivative Types

5 Global Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Market,By Applications

6 Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Markets, By Geography

7 Competitive Landscape

8 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned

  • Arkema Sa
  • Basf Se
  • Evonik Industries Ag
  • Formosa Plastics Corporation
  • Interpolymer Corporation
  • Lg Chem Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
  • Myriant Corporation
  • Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd
  • Ojsc Sibur Holding
  • Rhodia S.A
  • Sasol Ltd
  • Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co.Ltd
  • Sunvic Chemical Holdings Limited
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • The Lubrizol Corporatoin
  • Toagosei Co. Ltd
  • Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical Co. Ltd

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