Specialty Chemicals Market 2015 - Analysis & Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020 for the $470 Billion Industry

Jul 07, 2015, 06:48 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ckxn39/specialty) has announced the addition of the "Specialty Chemicals Market by Type (Pesticides, Construction Chemicals, Specialty Oilfield Chemicals, Food Additives, Specialty Polymer and Others), by Function (Antioxidants, Biocides, Surfactants, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering.

The specialty chemicals market size in terms of value is projected to reach $470 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 5.42% between 2015 and 2020.

The Asia-Pacific region remains the largest market for specialty chemicals, in terms of value followed by North America. The Asia-Pacific market is projected to register good growth on account of the growing end-user industries such as construction, automotive, plastic, and electronics.

The specialty chemicals market has emerged as one of the most crucial chemicals segment across the globe. The specialty chemicals market is dominated by large players who have diversified portfolios and employ sophisticated and modern management approach such as Dow Chemicals, BASF, DuPont, Akzo Nobel, and DSM. These market participants have been aggressive in their acquisitions and have been focusing on multi-chemical abilities, thus employing a commodity-based approach to the market.

Competitive scenarios of the top players in the specialty chemicals market have been discussed in detail. The leading players in this industry have also been profiled with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities. These top companies include Henkel Ag & Co. KGAA (Germany), BASF SE (Germany), AkzoNobel N.V. (The Netherlands), Evonik Industries AG (Germany) and Clariant AG (Switzerland), Huntsman International LLC (U.S.), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Albemarle Corporation (U.S.), and Ashland Inc. (U.S.), among others.

Scope of the report

On the basis of type market: The market for specialty chemicals is segmented by type of specialty chemicals, such as advanced ceramic materials, construction chemicals, electronic chemicals, food additives, mining chemicals, oilfield chemicals, pesticides, plastic additives, printing inks, rubber processing chemicals, specialty paper chemicals, textile chemicals, specialty surfactants, specialty polymers, and water management chemicals. Each of these types has been further described in detail in the report with revenue forecasts as well.

On the basis of function: The market for specialty chemicals is segmented by functions, such as antioxidants, biocides, catalysts, enzymes, separation membranes, specialty coatings, and specialty pigments, among others. Each function is further described in detail in the report with revenue forecasts as well.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Specialty Chemical Market, By Type

8 Global Specialty Chemicals Market, By Function

9 Regional Analysis

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles

- Akzonobel N.V.
- Albemarle Corporation
- Ashland Inc.
- Bayer AG
- Chemtura Corporation
- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
- Clariant AG
- Cytec Industries Inc.
- Evonik Industries AG
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- Ferro Corporation
- Henkel AG & Co. KGAA
- Huntsman Corporation
- Novozymes
- PPG Industries
- Solvay SA
- The DOW Chemical Company

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ckxn39/specialty

Media Contact: Laura Wood , +353-1-481-1716, press@researchandmarkets.net

SOURCE Research and Markets