Chemical

Growing Demand for Aerogels from Emerging Applications to Open Growth Opportunities for Manufacturers, reports TMR

The entry of new Chinese companies in the global aerogels market has increased the competition level for the existing players, reports Transparency Market Research in a new study. The aerogels market has a moderate degree of competitive rivalry due to the existence of few key companies with a strong global potential. The leading companies in the global aerogels market are Aspen Aerogels, Inc., Cabot Corporation, Aerogel Technologies, LLC, and Surnamo

Emergence of Bio-based Superabsorbent Polymers Presents Lucrative Opportunity for Key Manufacturers, says TMR

The volatility of raw material prices highly impact on the competitive landscape of the global superabsorbent polymer market. Leading producers, namely Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd., Evonik Industries, Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co. Ltd., LG Chem Ltd., Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd., and BASF SE have invested heavily in the production of raw materials used for these polymers in order to minimize their impact. Looking forward, the emergence of bio-based superabsorbent polymers has

Regulatory Mandates for Treating Waste Water Create Lucrative Ground for Polyacrylamide Usage, finds TMR

The global polyacrylamide is being dominated by a few players due to their large production capacities. Their lion’s share is also being supplemented by the growing investment in effective backward integration plans, Transparency Market Research states in a new report. The top three players, SNF, China National Petroleum, and Kemira, held a mammoth share of 53.1% in 2014. The business strategy of expanding production capacities is anticipated to help the

Packaging Industry Demand for Biodegradable Plastics to Increase Massively, reports TMR

A larger of companies in the global market for biodegradable plastics are concentrated in North America and Europe. In 2014, BASF SE, Corbion, and NatureWorks LLC had collectively accrued a share of approximately 33% of the total market volume. As per a research report recently published by Transparency Market Research, a collective segment of electronics, medical, and others are expected to take up focus from key biodegradable plastics manufacturers around

U.K. Disposable Gloves Demand Spurred by Growing Requirement in Medical Applications, reports TMR

The market for disposable gloves in the U.K. is moderately consolidated. Top Glove, Supermax Corporation Berhad, and Semperit AG Holding were the three leading manufacturers of disposable gloves in the U.K in 2014. They had collectively held a share of 36.8% in 2014 in terms of value. According to Transparency Market Research in their recent publication, with close to half the U.K. disposable gloves market belonging to small local players,