Research and Markets: Antimicrobial Plastic (Commodity Plastic, Engineering Plastic, and High Performance Plastic) Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 - Parx Plastic BV: The Topmost Player

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fc34fr/antimicrobial) has announced the addition of the "Antimicrobial Plastic Market by Type (Commodity Plastic, Engineering Plastic, and High Performance Plastic) by Application (Healthcare, Packaging, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Construction, and Others) & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.

The antimicrobial plastic market is expected to register a CAGR of 7.7%, by volume, in the next five years, to reach 5,657.6 KT by 2020.

Antimicrobial plastic is a type of polymer material infused with antimicrobial agents and additives such as organic-metallic biocides and arseni-based oxybisphenox arsine (OBPA). In comparison with normal plastic, antimicrobial plastic is more cost-effective and eco-friendly, and is hence used in a variety of applications ranging from health care, packaging food, construction, consumer goods, and automotive parts.

The report covers the antimicrobial plastic market and its trends for applications, such as health care, packaging, consumer goods, automotive, and construction. Health care is the key application of antimicrobial plastic, followed by packaging and consumer goods. This application accounted for 40.0% share of the market in 2014. Health care and packaging applications of antimicrobial plastic are projected to witness the highest CAGR of 7.8%, each, by volume, between 2015 and 2020.

The report covers the antimicrobial plastic market and its trends for types, such as commodity plastic, engineering plastic, and high performance plastic. Commodity plastics are widely used in a wide range of applications such as packaging, pharmaceuticals, and automotive due to their chemical and physical properties, which make it suitable for use in the antimicrobial plastic market. This is followed by engineering plastic and high performance plastic. Commodity plastic accounted for 60.0% share of the market in 2014. The engineering plastic segment is projected to witness the highest CAGR of 7.8%, by volume, between 2015 and 2020.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Type

8 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Application

9 Antimicrobial Plastic Market, By Region

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles

- BASF SE

- Bayer Materialscience AG

- Biocote

- Clariant AG

- King Plastic Corporation

- Lonza Group AG

- Microban International

- Milliken Chemical

- Parx Plastic BV

- Polyone Corporation

- Sanitized AG

- The Dow Chemical Company

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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Construction, Chemicals, Plastic Packaging