DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bjzj9x/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Masterbatch Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
The Global Masterbatch market to grow at a CAGR of 5.37% over the period 2013-2018
Masterbatches are additives or pigments, which are in concentrated form, used for coloring or imparting desired properties to polymers. Masterbatch allows the molder to improve the appearance and performance of the raw polymer or resin in a cost-effective manner during the plastics manufacturing process.
They are broadly classified into four types: black, white, color, and additive. Masterbatches are used in many end-user sectors such as Packaging, Consumer Goods, Textiles, Agriculture, Building and Construction, Automotive, and Furniture.
One key trend emerging in this market is the launch of new products and technologies. Many manufacturers are implementing innovative technologies, which help in producing sophisticated products as per customers' demand.
According to the report, one of the most important drivers in the market is the growth of the end-user market. Masterbatches allow manufacturers to improve the appearance and performance of the raw polymer in a cost-effective manner during the plastic manufacturing process.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges that confront the market is the fluctuation in the prices of raw materials such as crude oil, which affects the production of masterbatches.
- A. Schulman
- Clariant International
Market Drivers / Challenges / Trends
- Growth in End-user Market
- Fluctuation in Prices of Raw Materials
- Launch of New Products and Technology
Key Topics Covered:
- Executive Summary
- List of Abbreviations
- Scope of the Report
- Market Research Methodology
- Market Landscape
- Global Masterbatch Market
- Market Segmentation by Type
- Market Segmentation by Application
- Geographical Segmentation
- Key Leading Countries
- Buying Criteria
- Market Growth Drivers
- Drivers and their Impact
- Market Challenges
- Impact of Drivers and Challenges
- Market Trends
- Trends and their Impact
- Vendor Landscape
- Key Vendor Analysis
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