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Bisphenol A - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018

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Dublin, Oct. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q3rz89/bisphenol_a) has announced the addition of the "Bisphenol A - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bisphenol A in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments:

Polycarbonate Resins
Epoxy Resins
Others.

The report profiles companies including many key and niche players such as:

Bayer AG
Chang Chun Plastics Co. Ltd.
Kumho P&B Chemicals Inc.
LG Chem Ltd.
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation
SABIC
The Dow Chemical Company.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • Polycarbonate Resins
  • Epoxy Resins
  • Other Applications

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Curtain Raiser
  • Recession in Retrospect
  • Recession Tames Down Epoxy Resins Market
  • Global Financial Downturn Tempers Growth of Engineering Plastics Market
  • Current & Future Analysis
  • Analysis by Geographic Region
  • Analysis by End-Use Segment
  • Production Scenario

2. MAJOR TRENDS

  • Demand-Supply Scenario Proving Beneficial for Regional Players in Emerging Markets
  • Asia, Led by China, to Spearhead Growth of Global BPA Market
  • BPA Demand Continues to Spur Phenol and Acetone Production and Consumption
  • French BPA Ban Sounds Alarm Bells for Canned Food Exporters
  • BPA Ban Opens New Avenues for Innovative Players
  • Large-Scale BPA Producers to Thrive, Despite BPA Ban in Food Contact Materials
  • Glass Packaging Manufacturers Keen to Profit from BPA Controversy

3. INSIGHTS INTO MAJOR END-USE MARKETS

  • Demand Trends from Downstream Applications Influence BPA Demand
  • A Report Card for Major BPA End-Use Markets
  • Medical Plastics Demand Set to Rise
  • Wind Energy Market Offers High Growth Prospects
  • Optical Data Storage Looks beyond CDs & DVDs
  • Demand Conditions Brighten Up for Polycarbonate
  • Automotive Applications to Boost PC Demand
  • Construction and Medical Industries Drive PC Demand

4. REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

  • Global Regulatory Scenario
  • Major Associations
  • Regulations Status in Select Countries at a Glance

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Introduction
  • Synthesis
  • Chemical Properties of BPA
  • Applications
  • Polycarbonate Plastic
  • Properties of Polycarbonate Plastics
  • Epoxy Resins
  • The Origin of Bisphenol A

6. BISPHENOL A SCORECARD

  • Sources of BPA Exposure
  • Food Packaging
  • Drinking Water
  • Fresh Food
  • Skin Absorption
  • Potential Health Concerns Related to BPA Exposure
  • Effects on Human Health
  • Obesity
  • BPA Leaching Casts a Shadow on Infant Health
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Research Studies Corroborate Harmful Effects of BPA
  • Lang Study
  • BPA Discharge Dependent on Temperature
  • BPA Leads to Arrhythmias
  • Other Studies
  • A Peek at Select BPA-Related Researches/Studies of 2009

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Bayer Thai to Step up Polycarbonate and BPA Production Capacity at Map Ta Phut Site
  • Mitsui Commences Hi-Bis Plant Expansion
  • PYPC Inks Contract with Badger for BPA Plant
  • Mitsubishi Chemical and Sinopec Complete Joint Venture Construction Project
  • Haverhill Purchases Sunoco Phenol Facility

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Bayer AG (Germany)
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
  • Kumho P&B Chemicals, Inc. (South Korea)
  • LG Chem Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (USA)
  • Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)
  • SABIC (Saudi Arabia)
  • The Dow Chemical Company (US)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE


III. Market

1. The United States

2. Canada

3. Japan

4. Europe

5. Asia-Pacific

6. Latin America

7. Rest Of World

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 33 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 38)

  • The United States (9)
  • Japan (7)
  • Europe (6)
  • - Germany (4)
  • - Rest of Europe (2)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (14)
  • Middle East (2)

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q3rz89/bisphenol_a

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