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POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA) - A GLOBAL MARKET WATCH, 2011-2016

CURRENT TRENDS, ESTIMATES AND FORECASTS

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TABLES/CHARTS: 134 REPORT CODE: ARMMR195

PUBLICATION: DECEMBER 2012

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POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA) - A GLOBAL MARKET WATCH, 2011-2016

SEGMENTATION - (Value & Volume) POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA) BY APPLICATIONS 

Biodegradable Packaging

Textiles (Wovens & Non Wovens)

Bio-medical

Electronics

Other

REPORT FOCUS The ‘Polylactic Acid (PLA) - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016’ reviews the latest trends in plastics industry with a perceptive to identify the near-future growth prospects. The plastics industry is a fragmented market with multiple market participants, opens up numerous investment opportunities. The major investment focus is packaging business. An in-depth analysis across the geographic regions provides strategic business intelligence for the industry investments. The study offers profitable investment strategies for R&D organizations, plastic manufacturing units, distributors, Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and many more in preferred locations. The report focuses on the current market trends, estimates and forecasts for the period 2011-2016. More than 1500 in plastics market and 177 leading market players that project improved market activities in the near future are profiled. The report consists of 134 data charts describing the market shares, sales forecasts and growth prospects. Moreover, key strategic activities in the market including mergers/acquisitions, collaborations/partnerships, product launches/developments are discussed which gives a deep insight into the growth perspectives of the market.

KEY COMPANIES PROFILED Braskem S.A., Nova Chemicals Corporation, AEP Industries, Inc., American Packaging Corporation, BASF Corporation, BWAY Holding Company, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, Dow Chemical Company, DuPont Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, Formosa Plastics Corp - (FPC), NatureWorks, LLC., North American Pipe Corporation, PolyOne Corporation, Sigma Plastics Group, ALPLA-WERKE AlwinLehner GbmH & Co. Kg, Borealis AG, Chemson Group, Solvay S.A., SolVin, Total Petrochemicals, Arkema, Bayer AG, A.G. Petzetakis,

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POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA) - A GLOBAL MARKET WATCH, 2011-2016 Novamont S.p.A., INEOS Group AG., LyondellBasell Industries, Synbra Holding BV, The Britton Group, Cardia Bioplastics, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), Liansu Group, PetroChina Company Limited, GAIL (India) Limited, Reliance Industries Ltd., Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), Teijin Chemicals, Tosoh Corporation, Titan Chemicals Corp. Bhd., USI Corporation, Abu Dhabi Polymers Ltd (Borouge), National Petrochemical Company (NPC), EQUATE Petrochemical Co., Qatar Chemical Co Ltd. (Q-Chem), Tasnee, SABIC - Saudi Basic Industries Corp., Boytek & many more….

POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA) APPLICATION - GLOBAL MARKET WATCH: Global Poly Lactic Acid market is expected to reach US$2.6 billion by 2016 at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 28%, globally. Region-wise analysis shows that Asia-Pacific is forecasted to record the highest growth rate of 29.3% during the analysis period 2011-2016. Europe follows “Getting the Most from Our Research Asia-Pacific with a CAGR of 28.9%. The Analysis” Americas forecasts to drive the global market with a 27.3%. Volume based studies reveal that the maximum share of growth rate is expected from Asia-Pacific region. Comparing the end-user industries, textiles and electronics are going to be the major supporters of this market.

GLOBAL POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA) MARKET SHARE FOR 2012 - % BREAKDOWN BY END-USER

Other

Biodegradable Packaging

Electronics Bio-Medical

Textiles (Wovens & Non Wovens)

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POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA) - A GLOBAL MARKET WATCH, 2011-2016

GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE The region-wise distribution of the market consists of The Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World with 13 countries, analyzed individually as follows: THE AMERICAS

USA, BRAZIL, CANADA AND REST OF THE AMERICAS

EUROPE

GERMANY, UNITED KINGDOM, THE NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, FRANCE AND REST OF EUROPE

ASIA-PACIFIC

JAPAN, CHINA, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, INDIA AND REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

REST OF THE WORLD

KEY INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES  LOW-COST, HIGH-YIELD PROCESS FOR PET PRODUCTION  NATPET UPGRADES TELDENE® RANGE OF HIGH-CLARITY POLYPROPYLENE….  NEW EUPR GUIDELINES FOR HDPE BOTTLES TO PROMOTE HDPE RECYCLING  TEKNOR APEX DEVELOPS BIOVINYL, A NEW RANGE MADE FROM BIO-BASED….  CEREPLAST TO INTRODUCE NEW CATEGORY OF EVA AND STARCH HYBRID….  DOW PLANS TO LAUNCH NEW HYPERLAST™ AND DIPRANE™ NON-MERCURY….  SEATTLE BANS SINGLE-USE PLASTIC CARRYOUT BAGS  TOYOTA’S GREEN INITIATIVES WITH BIOPLASTICS  POLYONE INTRODUCES GEON™ ADEPT HOMOPOLYMER VINYL DISPERSION RESIN  ARKEMA ANNOUNCES PLAN TO DIVEST VINYL PRODUCTS ACTIVITIES  GOBILAB UNVEILS THE GOBI, AN ECO-FRIENDLY WATER BOTTLE MADE WITH….  AMCOR LAUNCHES NATUREPLUS RENEWABLE FOR THE COFFEE MARKET  MASTRAD INTRODUCES MULTI-LEVEL STEAM COOKER MADE WITH EASTMAN….  ALTUGLAS LAUNCHES ALTUGLAS® SHIELDUP ACRYLIC SHEET  TEIJIN TO LAUNCH SCINTIREX™, REVOLUTIONARY LOW-COST….  ARKEMA’S POLYMERS FOR OPTIMAL PHOTOVOLTAIC PANEL EFFICACY  MITSUI CHEMICALS’ NEW FACILITIES TO PRODUCE ACETONE-BASED ISOPROPYL….  ADAGIO MAKES INGENUITEA TEAPOTS WITH EASTMAN TRITAN™ COPOLYSTER  MITSUI CHEMICALS LAUNCHES NEW NOTIO™SN SYNDIOTACTIC ELASTOMER  PLASTIPAK SHOWCASES THERMOSHAPE™ AT NOVA-PACK 2011 CONFERENCE  LYONDELLBASELL LAUNCHES LUPOTECH3420J AND LUPOLEN 3426J…. & many more….

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