LONDON, Dec. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anti-static agents are used as plastic additives to minimize static buildup on a plastic substrate. Ethoxylated alkamines, quaternary ammonium salts, alkylsulfonate, and fatty acid esters are key product segments of the global anti-static agents market. These functional agents are extensively consumed in various plastic processing applications. Polypropylene (PP), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), high density polyethylene (HDPE), and polystyrene (PS) are few of the major application segments of the global anti-static agents market. Polypropylene (PP) was the largest application segment of the anti-static agents market in 2014. However, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) are expected to create significant growth opportunities for the anti-static agents market during the forecast period. Rising usage of bio-based resources are likely to be potential substitutes for anti-static agents,derived from petrochemicals, by the end of 2023.
The report estimates and forecasts the anti-static agents market on the global, regional, and country level. The study provides forecast from 2015 to 2023 based on volume (Tons) and revenue (US$ Thousand).
The study offers a comprehensive view of the anti-static agents market by dividing it into product segments such as ethoxylated alkamines, alkylsulfonate, fatty acid esters, quaternary ammonium salts, and others. In terms of application, the global anti-static agents market has been segmented into polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS), high density polyethylene (HDPE), low density polyethylene (LDPE), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and others. Application segments have been analyzed based on historic, present, and future trends, and the market has been estimated from 2015 to 2023 in terms of volume (Tons) and revenue (US$ Thousand). Regional segmentation includes current and forecast demand for anti-static agents in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa (MEA).
Additionally, the report includes country-level analysis in terms of volume and revenue for product and application segments. Key countries such as the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, as well as ASEAN and GCC are incorporated in the study. Market segmentation includes demand for individual products and applications in all regions and countries.
The report comprises a comprehensive value chain analysis that provides a broad view of the market. Value chain analysis also provides detailed information about value addition at each stage of the value chain. The report covers drivers and restraints for the anti-static agents market along with their impact on demand during the forecast period. Additionally, it includes the study of opportunities in the anti-static agents market at the global level.
The report includes Porter's Five Forces Model to gauge the degree of competition in the anti-static agents market. The report encompasses a qualitative write-up on market attractiveness analysis, wherein applications have been analyzed based on attractiveness. Growth rate, market size, raw material availability, profit margin, impact strength, technology, competition, and other factors (such as environmental and legal) have been evaluated to derive general attractiveness of the market. The report includes price trend analysis of raw materials (fatty acids, ethylene oxide, and amines) and anti-static agents from 2014 to 2023.
Secondary research sources that were typically referred to include, but were not limited to company websites, financial reports, annual reports, investor presentations, broker reports, and SEC filings. Other sources such as internal and external proprietary databases, statistical databases and market reports, news articles, national government documents, and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market have also been referred for the report.
In-depth interviews and discussions with a wide range of key opinion leaders and industry participants were conducted to compile this research report. Primary research represents bulk of the research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Key players' product literature, annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents were reviewed for competitive analysis and market understanding. This helped in validating and reinforcing our secondary research findings. Primary research further helped in developing the analysis team's expertise and market understanding.
The report covers a detailed competitive outlook that includes market share and profiles of key players operating in the global market. Key players profiled in the report include Akzo Nobel N.V., BASF SE, The Dow Chemical Company, Cytec Industries Inc., Evonik Industries AG, and Clariant AG. Company profiles include attributes such as company overview, number of employees, brand overview, key competitors, business overview, business strategies, recent/key developments, acquisitions, and financial overview.
This report segments the global anti-static agents market as follows:
Anti-static Agents Market – Product Segment Analysis
Fatty acid esters
Quaternary ammonium salts
Others (Including polyether, etc.)
Anti-static Agents Market – Application Analysis
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
Low density polyethylene (LDPE)
High density polyethylene (HDPE)
Others (Including linear low density polyethylene [LLDPE)], etc.)
Anti-static Agents Market – Regional Analysis
Rest of North America
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia Pacific
Rest of Latin America
Middle East & Africa (MEA)
Rest of Middle East & Africa
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