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Antimicrobial Plastic Market

Antimicrobial Plastic Market - Forecasts from 2016 to 2021

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  • Publishing Date: May 2016
  • Format: PDF
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Antimicrobial plastic is a type of polymer material infused with antimicrobial agents and additives and also has a number of advantages over normal plastics being more cost-effective and eco-friendly. The key factors inducing growth in demand for antimicrobial plastic are rapid urbanization, increasing medical cases of nosocomial infections, population growth in Asia-Pacific and South American regions and rising consumer awareness about health-related infections of life-threatening diseases. Other growth driving factors include increasing demand for these plastics from healthcare sector on account of growing number of cases related to immune system suppression, chronic bronchitis, skin diseases and birth defects. Packaging, construction, consumer goods, and automotive are some of the other end users which will witness a surge in demand for antimicrobial plastic solutions. Conversely, stringent regulations and volatility in raw material prices are the major factors restraining the growth of the market. Asia pacific is expected to grow at the highest rate owing to growing health related concerns and improvement in the standard of living.

Research Methodology

Firstly, the report provides a brief introduction of the market and deals with detailed research methodology for calculating market size and forecasts, secondary data sources used and the primary inputs which were taken for data validation. This section also outlines various segmentation which has been covered as part of the report.

Market Dynamics

Next, the section provides comprehensive market dynamics through an overview section along with growth drivers, challenges, and opportunities which exist in the current market. This section of the report also provides supplier and industry outlook as a whole; key industry, global and regional regulations which are determining the market growth and a brief technological aspect of Antimicrobial Plastic. Complete industry analysis has also been covered by Porter’s five forces model as a part of this report section.


Thirdly, Antimicrobial Plastic Market has been segmented on the basis of Type, End User Industry, and Geography.

  • By Type
    • Commodity Plastic
    • High Performance Plastic
    • Engineering Plastic
  • By End User Industry
    • Healthcare
    • Consumer Goods
    • Packaging
    • Automotive
    • Construction
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • Americas
      • North America
      • South America
    • Europe Middle East and Africa
      • Europe
      • The Middle East and Africa
    • Asia Pacific

Market Players

Finally, competitive intelligence section deals with major players in the market, their market shares, growth strategies, products, financials, and recent investments among others. Key industry players profiled as part of this section are BASF, Bayer MaterialScience, The DOW Chemical Company and Clariant among others.

1. Introduction
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Dynamics

4.1. Market Overview and Segmentations
4.2. Drivers
4.3. Restraints
4.4. Opportunities
4.5. Supplier Outlook
4.6. Industry Outlook
4.7. Porter’s 5 Forces Analysis
4.8. Industry Value Chain Analysis
5. Antimicrobial Plastic Market Forecast by Type (US$ billion)
5.1. Commodity Plastic
5.2. High Performance Plastic
5.3. Engineering Plastic
6. Antimicrobial Plastic Market Forecast by End User Industry (US$ billion)
6.1. Healthcare
6.2. Consumer Goods
6.3. Packaging
6.4. Automotive
6.5. Construction
7. Antimicrobial Plastic Market by Geography (US$ billion)
7.1. Americas
7.1.1. North America
7.1.2. South America
7.2. Europe Middle East and Africa
7.2.1. Europe
7.2.2. Middle East and Africa
7.3. Asia Pacific
8. Competitive Intelligence
8.1. Investment Analysis
8.2. Recent Deals
8.3. Strategies of Key Players
9. Company Profiles
9.1. BASF
9.2. Bayer MaterialScience
9.3. The DOW Chemical Company
9.4. Clariant
9.5. Microban International
9.6. Lonza Group
9.7. Parx Plastic
9.8. Biocote
9.10. Polyone Corporation

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