Global Antimicrobial Plastic Market 2015-2020 - Increasing Demand From The Health Care Sector

Jan 06, 2016, 07:30 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, January 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( 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 is expected to register a CAGR of 7.7%, by volume, in the next five years, to reach 5,657.6 KT by 2020. 

The report covers the antimicrobial plastic market and its trends for applications, such as health care, packaging, consumer goods, automotive, and construction. Health care is the key application of antimicrobial plastic, followed by packaging and consumer goods. This application accounted for 40.0% share of the market in 2014. Health care and packaging applications of antimicrobial plastic are projected to witness the highest CAGR of 7.8%, each, by volume, between 2015 and 2020. 

The report covers the antimicrobial plastic market and its trends for types, such as commodity plastic, engineering plastic, and high performance plastic. Commodity plastics are widely used in a wide range of applications such as packaging, pharmaceuticals, and automotive due to their chemical and physical properties, which make it suitable for use in the antimicrobial plastic market. This is followed by engineering plastic and high performance plastic. Commodity plastic accounted for 60.0% share of the market in 2014. The engineering plastic segment is projected to witness the highest CAGR of 7.8%, by volume, between 2015 and 2020. 

Some of the prominent companies in the market include BASF SE (Germany), Bayer MaterialScience AG (Germany), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Clariant AG (Switzerland), Lonza Group AG (Switzerland), Parx Plastic BV (The Netherlands), King Plastic Corporation (U.S.), Biocote (U.K.), Milliken Chemical (U.S.), Sanitized AG (Switzerland), and PolyOne Corporation (U.S.). These key players account for a significant share in the antimicrobial plastic market. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1 Introduction 

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 

- 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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