; Polymer Additives Market Size, Share and Forecasts to 2032

Polymer Additives Market

Polymer Additives Market Size, Share, and Analysis, By Type (Plasticizers, Antimicrobials, Impact Modifiers, Antioxidants, Flame Retardants, UV Stabilizers, Lubricants, Others), By Functions (Property Stabilizers, Property Modifiers, Processing Aids and Property Extenders), By Ingredients (Ceramic Fiber, Bisphenol A Diglycidyl Ether, Surfactants, Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR), Others), By Technology (UV Protection, Anti-Scratch, Mold Release, Anti-Fog, Plasticization, Others), By Application (Consumer Goods, Packaging, Automotive, Agriculture, Coating, Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Others) and Regional Forecasts, 2022-2032

Published on: Aug-2021
Report Code: FG CHM 00882
No. of Pages: 170-350
Report Format: PDF

Product Overview:

Polymer Additives Market size was USD 49.5 billion in 2021 and projected to grow from USD 54.6 billion in 2023 to USD 85.2 billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period.

Polymer additives are the substances that are added to the polymer matrix to enhance the processing ability of polymer like improving the shelf life of material, modify into a required end-use product. Additives are combined to polymers for enhancing the smooth surfaces, support optical qualities, simplify processing, and to provide anti-aging advantages. The addition of additives to polymer has major impact on its performance and stability.

Market Highlights

Polymer Additives Market is expected to project a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period, 2022-2032

Polymer Additives Market is expected to reach USD 85.2 billion, growing at a CAGR of 5.1% during forecast period owing to the improvements in additives like green chemistry and bio-based compounds which will improve the materials acceptability for usage. The market for polymer additives is expected to increase due to the industrialization, extension of packaging industry and lifestyle modifications. Increasing plastic consumption and widening of industrial sector is expected to drive the demand for the growth of Polymer Additives Market.

Polymer Additives Market

Polymer Additives Market Segmentation:

Plasticizers Segment is expected to grow during the forecast period

Polymer Additives Market is classified based on the Type into Plasticizers, Antimicrobials, Impact Modifiers, Antioxidants, Flame Retardants, UV Stabilizers, Lubricants, Others. Plasticizers segment dominated the market in 2021 owing to the wide range of applications possessed by plasticizers in production of PVC to enhance the fluidity and plasticity nature of product. Flame Retardants segment is expected to dominate the market in the forecast period due to the ability of material to conduct heat well and their usage aerospace and automobile industry.

Property Stabilizers Segment is expected to grow with high CAGR during the forecast period

Polymer Additives Market is classified based on the Functions into Property Stabilizers, Property Modifiers, Processing Aids and Property Extenders. Property Stabilizers segment dominated the market in 2021 and is expected to continue its dominance in the market over the forecast period owing to their wide usage of material due to their improved stability in thermal and chemical bonding with the physical properties. The growing demand and applications of Polymer Additives is expected to boost the growth of the market.

Polymer Additives Market

Market Dynamics:

Growth Drivers

Presence of Various Applications is Expected to Boost the Growth of the Market

The presence of various applications and uses of additives in the packaging, manufacturing, automotive, agriculture and different industries is expected to create growth opportunity for the market. The property like conductivity of carbon nanofibers and carbon nanotubes is expected to boost the growth of the market. The increasing urge of commodities due to the urbanization and the growing disposable incomes is expected to drive the demand for the market growth. Polymer additives play an important role in enhancing the quality of the finished product.

Increasing Urbanization is Expected to Boost the Growth of the Market

Increasing urbanization, growing disposable incomes and modifications of lifestyles are creating demand for goods, automobiles, packaging materials etc. which is expected to boost the growth of the market. Growing awareness on following sustainable practices and the necessity to decrease the carbon footprint is creating demand for the market. Polymer additives provide enhanced environmental presentation and the improved performance of polymer additives is anticipated to drive the growth of the market.

Restraint

Rules and Regulations by Governments May Restrain the Growth of the Market

The strict rules and regulations set by the government in the manufacture and disposal of the product is expected to restrain the growth of the market. The increasing environmental concerns are also expected to hamper the market growth.

 Recent Developments:

  • Evonik Industries AG had created a product VESTAMID, which is a polyamide utilized in the production of consumer good and in automobiles.
  • Key market players are focusing on collaborations and partnerships to initiate tailored solutions for applications.

Polymer Additives Market

Key Players Covered:

  • BASF
  • AkzoNobel
  • DuPont
  • 3M
  • Bayer AG
  • Clariant
  • CYTEC SOLVAY GROUP
  • DOW Plastic Additives
  • Chemtura Corporation
  • ADEKA
  • Ferro Corporation
  • Croda
  • TCI Chemicals
  • Clariant Ltd.
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Other Prominent Players

(Company Overview, Business Strategy, Key Product Offerings, Financial Performance, Key Performance Indicators, Risk Analysis, Recent Development, Regional Presence, SWOT Analysis)

Regional Analysis

Polymer Additives Market is segmented based on regional analysis into five major regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa. Asia Pacific dominated the market in 2021 owing to the increased demand for manufacturing industries in countries of this region along with the presence of properties like resistivity to corrosion, high strength which are resulted in the growth of the market. North America region is expected dominate the market in the forecasted period owing to the various advancements in technology which will assist in the growth of the market.

Polymer Additives Market

Impact of Covid-19 on Polymer Additives Market

The COVID-19 outbreak had resulted in the economic downfall. Several countries had imposed lockdowns and travel bans to control the coronavirus spread. Due to the restrictions applied on the material movement, travel bans and downfall of various industries like automotive, manufacturing etc. resulted in the negative impact on the market. The unavailability of raw materials results in reduced production capability. Covid-19 had a negative impact on the growth of the Polymer Additives Market.

Polymer Additives Market is further segmented by region into:

  • North America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United States and Canada
  • Latin America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, NORDIC, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – India, China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Australia and Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – North Africa, Israel, GCC, South Africa and Rest of MENA.

Polymer Additives Market Scope and Segments:

ATTRIBUTE

  DETAILS

Study Period

2018-2032

Base Year

2022

Forecast Period

2022-2032

Historical Period

2019-2021

Growth Rate

CAGR of 5.1% from 2022-2032

Unit

Value (USD Billion)

Segmentation

Main Segments List

Type

  • Plasticizers
  • Antimicrobials
  • Impact Modifiers
  • Antioxidants
  • Flame Retardants
  • UV Stabilizers
  • Lubricants
  • Others

Functions

  • Property Stabilizers
  • Property Modifiers
  • Processing Aids
  • Property Extenders

Ingredients

  • Ceramic Fiber
  • Bisphenol A Diglycidyl Ether
  • Surfactants
  • Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
  • Others

Technology

  • UV Protection
  • Anti-Scratch
  • Mold Release
  • Anti-Fog
  • Plasticization
  • Others

Application

  • Consumer Goods
  • Packaging
  • Automotive
  • Agriculture
  • Coating
  • Building and Construction
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Scandinavia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Polymer Additives Market size was estimated at USD 49.5 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 85.2 billion in 2032.

Polymer additives are the substances that are added to the polymer matrix to enhance the processing ability of polymer like improving the shelf life of material, modify into a required end-use product.

Plasticizers and Property Stabilizers segment accounted for the largest Polymer Additives market share.

Key players: BASF, AkzoNobel, DuPont, 3M, Bayer AG, Clariant, CYTEC SOLVAY GROUP, DOW Plastic Additives, Chemtura Corporation, ADEKA, Ferro Corporation, Croda, TCI Chemicals, Clariant Ltd., Exxon Mobil Corporation and Other Prominent Players are the key players in the Polymer Additives Market.

Presence of Various Applications and Increasing Urbanization are the factors driving the Polymer Additives market.

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