DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "U.S. Antimicrobial Plastics Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering.
U.S. Antimicrobial Plastics Market for Electronic & Consumer Appliances, Personal Care, Packaging, Automotive, Building & Construction, Healthcare and Other Applications - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020'
Antimicrobial plastics are molded polymers infused with antimicrobials to inhibit the growth of various harmful microorganisms such as fungi and bacteria. Antimicrobial plastics are used in various industries such as healthcare, automotives, building & construction, electronics, packaging and consumer goods. Additionally, they are used in niche applications such as pipes, plastic water storage containers, waste bins and lids. Rising awareness among consumers regarding good health and cleanliness is expected to be one of the primary factors driving the growth of the antimicrobial plastics market.
Antimicrobial plastics are increasingly used in packaging and electronic appliances as these products are highly susceptible to germs. This may result in transfer of infections. Additionally, growth in electronics, healthcare and packaging industries is anticipated to boost demand for antimicrobial plastics. Higher willingness of consumers to increase expenditure on products with antimicrobial properties is estimated to contribute significantly to the growth of the market.
The report on U.S.antimicrobial plastics market report forecasts and analyzes the antimicrobial plastics market on a regional level. The forecast demand on the global level is based on volume (tons) and revenue (USD million) for the period ranging from 2014 to 2020. The study on U.S. antimicrobial plastics market outlines drivers and restraints of the polyester market and their impact on market growth during the mentioned time period. Additionally, the study includes opportunities available for the market on the regional and level and their effect during the said forecast period.
All plastics infused with antimicrobials have been classified as antimicrobial plastics under the scope of this study. Personal care includes packaging of personal care products. Packaging of healthcare products has been classified under the packaging segment. Packaging typically includes foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals. In other words, the segment includes all types of packaging, except for personal care products.
We have conducted a detailed analysis of the value chain in order to help understand the antimicrobial plastics market better. Furthermore, Porter's five forces model provides a better understanding of the intensity of competition in the market. The study comprises a market attractiveness analysis, wherein key applications are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness.
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
Chapter 3 Antimicrobial Plastics - Industry Analysis
Chapter 4 Antimicrobial Plastics Market - Application Analysis
Chapter 5 Company Profiles
- AkzoNobel N.V.
- BASF SE
- Bayer AG
- Diamond Vogel
- E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
- Ishizuka Glass Co. Ltd.
- Lonza Group AG
- Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
- Sciessent LLC
- Sinanen Zeomic Co Ltd
- Teknor Apex
- The Dow Chemical Company
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