Global Masterbatch Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019

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Dublin, Aug. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g77539/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Masterbatch Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering.

Masterbatches find widespread use in various industries such as packaging, building and construction, automotive, appliances and consumer goods. Growth in masterbatch market is directly related to the amount of polymer consumption in a region. With increasing use of plastic in flexible packaging, building and construction and automotive industries, the global masterbatch market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% during 2014-19. Masterbatches are classified into four categories- black, white, color and additive, depending on the color or certain functional properties they impart to the base polymer.

Among different masterbatch types, color masterbatches occupied the highest revenue share in 2013. Color masterbatches are used in the production of plastics for automotive, appliances, food and beverage and pharmaceutical packaging. Black masterbatches are majorly used in building and construction, automotive and consumer appliance industries. Emergence of large-scale infrastructural projects in the Middle East and growth in Asia-Pacific construction industry are expected to emerge as major demand drivers for black masterbatches over the next five years. Additives is the fastest growing segment of masterbatches due to growing preference for customized plastic products in packaging, automotive, appliance, textile, pharmaceutical, and consumer goods industries.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Research Methodology

2. Analyst View

3. Masterbatch Introduction

4. Global Polymer Industry Overview

5. Global Masterbatch Market Outlook

6. Global Masterbatch Market, Regional Analysis

7. Market Drivers & Challenges

8. Market Trends & Developments

9. Competitive Landscape

10. Strategic Recommendations

Companies Mentioned:

  • A. Schulman, Inc.
  • Americhem, Inc.
  • Ampacet Corporation
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Changzhou Hongmei Plastic Masterbatch Co., Ltd.
  • Chromaflo Technologies Corp.
  • Clariant International Ltd.
  • Dow Corning Corporation.
  • Ferro Corporation
  • Hubron (International) Ltd
  • Ingenia Polymer Corp.
  • Plastiblends India Ltd.
  • PolyOne Corporation
  • Polyplast Muller Group
  • RTP Co.
  • Teknor Apex Company
  • Tosaf Group
  • Yangxi Huaqiang Color Master Batch Factory

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