DUBLIN, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cfzvrv/antimicrobial) has announced the addition of the "Antimicrobial Plastic Market by Type (Commodity Plastic, Engineering Plastic, and High Performance Plastic) by Application (Healthcare, Packaging, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Construction, and Others) & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.
The antimicrobial plastic market in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to register a high CAGR of more than 8.0%, in terms of value, between 2015 and 2020.
The rising demand from health care and packaging applications and improving standard of living of the people is among the major reasons for same. The market in Latin America is projected to witness a CAGR of 9.5% between 2015 and 2020.
Antimicrobial plastic are polymers which are mainly used to reduce or restrain the growth of microorganisms such as algae, bacteria, and fungi on any plastic products to maintain hygiene and increase its shelf life. Antimicrobial plastic are used in a variety of applications ranging from health care, construction, packaging containers to consumer goods, and automotive parts.
Health care is the largest application of antimicrobial plastic, followed by packaging, and consumer goods. Asia-Pacific is the largest market of antimicrobial plastic for health care application, followed by North America. The market for health care and packaging application of antimicrobial plastic is projected to witness the highest growth among all applications due to emerging economies and growing consumer awareness regarding health concerns, which are expected to drive the market.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
5 Market Overview
6 Industry Trends
7 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Type
8 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Application
9 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Region
10 Competitive Landscape
11 Company Profiles
- BASF SE - Bayer Materialscience AG - Biocote - Clariant AG - King Plastic Corporation - Lonza Group AG - Microban International - Milliken Chemical - Parx Plastic BG - Polyone Corporation - Sanitized AG - The Dow Chemical Company
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