DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/637f7s/biocides_market) has announced the addition of the "Biocides Market by Type (Halogen Compounds, Metallic Compounds, Organosulfurs, Organic Acid, Phenolics), Application (Personal Care, Water Treatment, Wood Preservation, Food & Beverages, Paints & Coatings) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering.
Biocides are widely used in bacterial remedies in various industrial processes, drinking water, waste management, daily use cosmetics, and furniture. It has applications in water treatment, personal care products, wood preservation, preservatives in food & beverages, and paints & coatings.
North America dominated the global biocides market in 2012 with the highest demand coming from the U.S. market. Asia-Pacific, led by the emerging markets in China, India, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, etc., is likely to fuel the future growth for this global market. Major factors contributing towards the global market growth would be the increasing global awareness and environmental concerns coupled with reforming regulatory frameworks in developing countries.
Biocides consumption growth in developed regions was affected in the last few years due to the global economic slowdown. However, during the same period, biocides consumption in the developing regions, especially China, remained relatively strong. Thus, overall consumption of biocidal products on a global level remained healthy.
Though the market is relatively fragmented, major players are located in the developed countries. Demand from the emerging markets is likely to remain robust in the coming five years, due to rising environmental awareness and regulatory reforms related to biocidal products. The major players have prominent presence in the developing countries.
This report analyzes the global market along with a detailed segmentation on the basis of its major types, along with its forecast till 2018. This report discusses in detail, the major supply and demand factors affecting the market on the global, regional, and country level.
The dominant producers of biocides are Lonza (Arch Chemical) (Switzerland), ISP (U.S.), The Dow Microbial Control (U.S.), Troy Corporation (U.S.), and Thor Specialities (U.S.)
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Premium Insights
4 Market Overview
5 Biocides Market, By Type
6 Biocides Market, By Application
7 Biocides Market, By Geography
8 Competitive Landscape
9 Company Profiles
- Akcros Chemicals Ltd
- Akzonobel N V
- Albemarle Corporation
- Anpath Group Incorporated
- Ashland Inc
- BASF SE
- BWA Water Additive UK Limited
- Baker Hughes Incorporated
- Buckman Laboratories International Inc
- Champion Technologies Inc
- Clariant AG
- Cortec Corporation
- Fmc Corporation
- Ge Water & Process Technologies
- Kemira OYJ
- Lanxess AG
- Lonza Group Ltd
- Nalco Holding Company
- Rhodia SA
- Sigma-Aldrich Corp
- The Dow Chemical Company
- The Lubrizol Corporation
- Thor Group Limited
- Troy Corporation
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