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  • Controversial Lifesavers: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Flame Retardants

    Flame retardants inhibit or prevent from spread of fires, yet, they can also be dangerous for health and environment. In any case, they are sold in ever larger amounts: Worldwide, about 2.15 million tonnes of flame retardants are used per year for plastic products, electronic devices, construction material, and textiles. For the fourth time now, the market research company Ceresana extensively analyzed the global market for these lifesaving yet not unproblematic products. These include halogenated flame retardants based on bromine and chlorine, as well as aluminum trihydroxide (ATH), organophosphorus, antimony compounds (ATO), and rarer types.

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  • Rapid Change: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Printing Inks

    Printing is declared dead oftentimes, but it is still a good business. According to a new market study by Ceresana, the global market for printing inks, which includes toners for electrophotography, will increase its volume to about USD 25.7 billion until 2023. In 2011, it had been at a level of less than USD 20 billion. However, not all manufacturers can benefit from this growth. The printing industry is undergoing some radical changes: While traditional businesses decline, online printing plants are seeing a rapid ascent; traditional printing processes are replaced increasingly by digital publishing processes.

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  • Good Prospects for Fillers: Ceresana publishes the 3rd edition

    The use of fillers reduce the costs of many products. Also, they often improve them. They influence rigidity, weatherability, electrical conductivity, and other characteristics of the final product. Without fillers, a variety of plastics would not be suitable for exigent applications. The market research institute Ceresana is now already publishing the 3rd edition of its successful market report on fillers.

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  • Indispensable Additives: Ceresana's Fourth Filler Report

    Fillers are more than just cheap filling materials: They can also improve characteristics, such as stability, weather-resistance, and electrical conductivity, of numerous products. Many plastics would not be of any use without fillers. For the fourth time now, Ceresana analyzed the global market for fillers: from ground calcium carbonate (GCC), precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC), kaolin, talc, and carbon black, up to specialties such as feldspar, mica, quartz, wollastonite, dolomite, and barium sulfate. The market research company expects the global revenues generated with fillers to increase until 2023 to USD 31.76 billion . Thus, fillers belong to the economically most important raw materials.

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  • Profitable End of Sanctions: Ceresana Analyzes the Petrochemical Industry of the Iran for the First Time

    In January 2016, the United Nations and the European Union abolished numerous sanctions against the Iran: A country with more than 75 million consumers returns to the global market now; business relations are normalizing step by step. All industries can profit thereof, especially the petrochemical industry due to the large oil and natural gas deposits of the Iran. On time for the 10th "IranPlast"-trade fair in Tehran, the market research institute Ceresana analyzed the market for petrochemical products in Iran extensively for the first time: from raw materials to derivates and intermediates, and to plastics.

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  • Building Up: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Insulation Materials

    Energy saving has become a political trend topic around the globe; governments outbid each other with plans and promises. The International Energy Agency (IEA) assumes that until 2030, about USD 13.5 trillion have to be invested in climate-friendly technologies to accomplish all aims established by the climate conference in Paris in December 2015. Since heating and cooling of living areas and commercial buildings account for a major part of total energy consumption, the construction industry plays a key role. A new study of the market research institute Ceresana forecasts that revenues generated with construction insulation materials will amount to a volume of USD 47.7 billion until 2022.

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  • Approved Standard Work: Ceresana Publishes a Market Report on Pigments for the Fourth Time

    For the fourth time now, the market research company Ceresana analyzes the global market for pigments: Global sales amount to 9.7 million tonnes per year. The most important sales market in 2014 was the production of paints and varnishes which accounted for 45% of total demand. Processing of pigments in plastics ranked second at a considerable distance, followed by the application areas construction material, printing inks, and paper.

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  • Vinyl Bonds: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Adhesives

    Where once massive rivets and screws were needed, a couple of droplets of adhesives are often enough today. "Adhesives are an evenly, calculable and durable bond for different materials," says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "Every year more than 13 million tonnes of adhesives are consumed worldwide." The demand will rise, with no end in sight. According to the latest study of Ceresana, adhesives revenues will rise by 3.1% per year until 2022. The Asia-Pacific region is accounting for more than a third of global demand.

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  • Phosphate and Alternatives: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Chelating Agents

    Chelating agents are useful and at times controversial chemicals that are used in large quantities. They can bind heavy metals in food, for example, or prevent lime to deposit from washing water. Chelating agents are used above all in detergents and cleaners to lower water hardness, but also for industrial applications, food processing and medicine. The market research institute Ceresana expects worldwide demand for chelating agents to rise to more than 4.34 million tonnes by 2022.

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  • Rising Demand: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Xylene

    Xylenes are aromatic, colorless liquids needed, e.g., for PET plastics, PVC plasticizers, fuels and solvents. In the now available analysis of the global market for xylene, the market research institute Ceresana provides data concerning individual xylene isomers: for the first time, markets for para-, ortho- and metaxylene split by important countries and regions are analyzed separately in a single study. Additional analyses cover corresponding application areas.

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  • Ceresana forecasts: Windows and Doors to the Market are Wide Open

    Windows and doors are essential for the construction industry, not only in new constructions and the renovation of residential units, but also in commercial construction. For the very first time, Ceresana has now published a study regarding the European market for windows and doors (both interior and external) that are utilized by the construction sector. In addition to demand and revenues, this report also includes figures concerning production and trade. The market research institute expects demand for windows and doors in Europe to increase to approx. 225 million units in 2020.

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  • Strong paper is a strong partner for e-commerce: Ceresana analyzes the European market for corrugated board and cartonboard packaging

    Excellent product protection whilst being of low weight as well as an outstanding stockability: Corrugated board is very well suited for shipping packaging. Corresponding manufacturers are profiting from the rapidly growing e-commerce revenues. The market research and consultancy company Ceresana has now analyzed the entire European market for corrugated board, solid board and cartonboard packaging. This includes cans, fiber drums and similar products made of rigid paper in addition to the popular rectangular cartonbard packaging. Ceresana's analysts expect that the European demand for this packaging will rise to a total of about nearly 39 million tonnes by 2021.

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  • Transparent Propylene Market: Ceresana Publishes the Worldwide First Study on the Entire US Propylene Value Chain

    Propylene is one of the most important base materials for the petrochemical industry. The market research institute Ceresana has now published the worldwide first complete study of the entire propylene value chain in the USA: Starting with the feedstocks gasoil, naphtha and propane, up to the several downstream products and the corresponding end markets, the complete US market for propylene is analyzed. Additionally, Ceresana offers forecasts until 2021.

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  • Never Get Burned: Ceresana Publishes New Market Report On Flame Retardants

    Flame retardants can save lives: They prevent or at least slow down the combustion of plastics, construction materials, and textiles. Fire protection in car seats or the interior of ships would be impossible without them. The increase of demand for plastics on the part of the construction, automotive and electronics industries in particular is causing consumption of flame retardants to rise. According to the study recently published by the market research institute Ceresana, more than 2 million tonnes of flame retardants were consumed in 2013. Ceresana forecasts market value of the important additives to amount to approx. US$7.15 billion in 2021.

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  • Clean Growth: Ceresana Publishes Second Market Report on Surfactants

    Surfactants facilitate the removal of dirt and enable to finely mix water and oil. These surface active chemical substances are used in every household but also serve for numerous industrial applications. "In 2014, a worldwide turnover of 33.2 billion US$ was achieved with surfactants" says Oliver Kutsch, manager of the market research institute Ceresana. "We expect a further growth in sales of approx. 2.5% per year so that more than 40 billion US$ are reached in 2022."

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  • Alcohols for Industrial Applications: Ceresana Analyses the Global Market for Solvents

    No matter if paints or adhesives, pharmaceutical drugs or cosmetics: Solvents are immensely important in the manufacturing of many industrial goods. Ceresana publishes the most comprehensive report on the global market for solvents. According to this study, already published in its third edition, solvents valuing about US$25 billion were sold in 2013. Market analysts expect revenues to rise by another 4% p.a. until 2021.

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  • Sustainable Success: Ceresana expects the market for bioplastics to grow

    Polypropylene made from sugarcane, polyester based on starch, and polymers using lactic acid as feedstock: Plastics based on renewable resources are increasingly becoming a real alternative to petrochemical products. "Even in times of economic difficulties, bioplastics possess an enormous potential", describes Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana: "Until 2021, demand is likely to increase by 18.9% per year." Ceresana is already publishing the third edition of its market report on bioplastics.

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  • Cans and tubes do not have a crisis: Ceresana examines the European market for rigid metal packaging

    Steel and aluminium are sustainable materials for attractive packaging: high-quality appearance, outstanding barrier properties and best requirements for reprocessing. "Already today the recycling rate for metal packaging in Europe amounts to significantly more than 70%" says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "However, metal is facing more and more competition from other materials, in particular plastics." Ceresana examined the European market for cans, tubes, other containers as well as caps and closures of metal. Products that belong to those different areas of application are for example beer cans, trays for ready meals, tubes for pharmaceutical products, paint buckets but also heavy transport packaging for industrial goods like IBC. According to Ceresana's new study, the European market volume for rigid metal packaging will presumably amount to approx. 284 billion units in 2021.

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  • Strong fibers: Ceresana presents market study on polyamides

    Tear-resistant fibers, unbreakable components: Polyamides are among the most versatile plastics. Especially the types polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 are important. They vary in their chemical constitution. "In 2014, global revenues of 24.4 billion US$ were achieved with these two polyamide types", says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. A new study by Ceresana expects sales growth for polyamides from 3.1% per year to around 31.2 billion US$ in 2022.

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  • Important Feedstock for the Chemical Industry: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Benzene

    Benzene is needed for the production of important industrial chemicals; it is, for example, a feedstock for polystyrene and nylon fibers. The market research institute Ceresana expects global demand for this basic raw material to increase. Until 2021, market volume will rise by more than 7 million tonnes; revenues generated with benzene are projected to amount to more than US$69 billion that year. Currently, the Middle East/ Africa and Asia-Pacific are substantially increasing production capacities for benzene and its downstream products.

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  • Colorful Europe: Ceresana Publishes the 2nd Edition of its Market Study Paints and Varnishes - Europe

    The wide variety of available paints and varnishes brings color and diversification into the world. Additionally, they have protective qualities and are used in, e.g., wind turbines and container-vessels, which would last an only short time if no protective varnishes were used. In vehicles, varnishes do not only enhance the look, but primarily serve as rust protection. The sale of paints and varnishes in Europe will generate approx. €27.1 billion in 2020. Market analysts at Ceresana have analyzed how the market will develop until 2020.

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  • The Basis for Polyester and Polyurethane: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Toluene

    Fuel additives or solvents, basis for polyurethane plastics or explosives: Toluene is used in a wide variety of applications. "The market volume is considerable", says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana: "In 2013 toluene worth US$24.5 billion was sold worldwide." A new study published by Ceresana analyzes the entire world market for this important petrochemical.

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  • Constructive: Ceresana's New Study on the Global Growth Market PVC

    Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is one of the key products of the chemical industry and, in addition to polypropylene and polyethylene, one of the most widely produced plastics. Worldwide, about 39.3 million tonnes of PVC were consumed in 2013. A new study of the market research institute Ceresana expects global demand to increase by about 3.2% p.a. until 2021. With a market share of close to 56%, Asia-Pacific is the by far largest sales market, and also likely to exhibit the strongest growth in the foreseeable future. The North American and Western European markets have returned onto a growth path after incurring severe losses in previous years.

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  • Add Color to Life: Ceresana Publishes the 3rd Edition of Its Market Study Pigments

    In its latest study, Ceresana forecasts global revenues generated with pigments to increase to US$34.2 billion in 2020. Pigments are mainly used in the production of paints and varnishes as well as the coloring of plastics and construction materials. Other applications include the manufacturing of printing inks and paper. The most important indicator for the development of the pigment industry is the construction sector, as total demand for construction material, paints, varnishes, and plastics largely depends on the development of this branch.

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  • HDPE plastics on growth course: Ceresana presents third market report on high-density polyethylene

    Milk bottles, water pipes, films or fireworks: High-density polyethylene (HDPE) is used for a wide range of products. The versatile plastic serves for example for the production of packaging and hollow bodies of all kinds, household goods but also technical parts and construction products. "In 2014, a worldwide turnover of 61.8 billion U.S. dollar was achieved with HDPE" says Oliver Kutsch, manager of the market research institute Ceresana "We expect an average sales growth of 4.2% p.a. so that around 85.8 billion U.S. dollar will be achieved until 2022."

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  • Well Packed: Ceresana Publishes the First-ever Study on the Global Market for Plastic Containers

    Plastic packaging is available in the most diverse forms and applications; they increasingly replace traditional materials such as glass or metal. Ceresana now publishes the first study on the global market for rigid plastic containers. For this study, analysts have analyzed all relevant market data from 2005 onwards. They forecast demand for rigid plastic containers to amount to 46.2 million tonnes worldwide in 2021.

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  • Innovative Materials: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE)

    Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are as elastic as rubber, but at the same time as easy to process as standard plastics. "TPE can be melted, repeatedly deformed, and recycled", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "Therefore, thermoplastic elastomers are among the materials enjoying the most dynamic development. Spreading from the automotive industry, they increasingly replace conventional materials." According to a recent study of Ceresana, about US$16.7 billion were generated with the sale of TPE on the world market in 2014. The market researchers forecast revenues to increase by, on average, 4.7% p.a. until 2022. TPE are also interesting because they can be manufactured from renewable resources.

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  • Omnipresent Chemicals: Ceresana Presents the Worldwide First Study Regarding the Complete Market for Fluorochemicals

    Fluorochemicals can be found almost everywhere: in refrigerators and pharma-ceutical drugs, in crop protection and paints, in clothes as well as in fuel cells. They are also used in the production of aluminum, insulation material, lubricants, anticorrosives, semiconductor chips and innumerable other products. The market research institute Ceresana has now published the worldwide first study that provides a complete overview of this key sector of the chemical industry: from feedstocks to demand in individual applications. Ceresana forecasts the value of the global market for fluorochemicals to increase to approx. US$5 billion until 2021.

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  • Growth Potential: Ceresana Forecasts Chances for Polypropylene

    Polypropylene (PP) can be found everywhere: in packaging materials and household items, in clothing as much as in vehicles and countless other products. "About 55.1 million tonnes of polypropylene were consumed in 2013. Thus PP is the second-best selling type of plastic after polyethylene", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "We forecast global revenues to increase by about 5.8% p.a. until 2021." Ceresana's analysis of the polypropylene market has just been published in its third edition.

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  • Contested Market: Ceresana publishes new study on the market for Butanol

    Butanol is a higher alcohol mainly manufactured from propylene. Butanol and its derivatives are important ingredients of paints and varnishes, especially so in water-borne formulations. According to the latest market report of Ceresana, global demand for butanol rose by, on average, 2.7% p.a. between 2005 and 2013. The market research institute, however, is expecting surplus production of butanol on the global market in 2021.

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  • Prices Under Pressure: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Propylene

    Propylene is the second most important petrochemical feedstock: Direct applications include, besides the plastic polypropylene, production of important chemicals such as propylene oxide, acrylonitrile, cumene, butyraldehyde, and acrylic acid. „About 85 million tonnes of propylene were consumed worldwide in 2013" says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. In a current study Ceresana analyses which effect the shale gas boom in the USA and new production processes will have on the global market for propylene and its derivatives. Forecast are provided for up until 2021.

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  • Lucrative Growth Market: Ceresana publishes new study on the market for silicones

    Silicones are irreplaceable in many industrial sectors. Silicone elastomers, silicone oils and silicone resins are the most important product types that are manufactured based on quartz sand. They are utilized in construction, automotive and E&E industries as well as in medical technology, cosmetics, textiles and paper or in innumerable day-to-day goods. Growth of this market is astonishing: According to the latest study of Ceresana, worldwide revenues generated with silicones rose by 6.7% p.a. since 2005. In 2013, silicones valuing about US$15.5 billion were sold. The market research institute expects sales of silicone to increase by another 5% in the next years.

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  • Bags Triumphant: Ceresana publishes study on the European market for flexible packaging

    Bags increasingly replace metal tins and rigid containers. The market research institute Ceresana analyzed the European market for flexible packaging made from plastics, paper, and aluminum. These not only include consumer good packaging for end customers, but also shrink and stretch films for storage and transport, paper labels, all kinds of carrier bags, sacks for heavy loads, and flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC). "We expect the European market for flexible packaging, i.e. all types of packaging and materials taken together, to reach a market volume of about 19.2 million tonnes in 2021", says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana.

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  • Succeeding faster: Ceresana analyzes the global market for catalysts

    Fertilizers, detergents and crude oil products in general: Catalysts are need almost always. More than 80% of products in the chemical industry are manufactured using catalytic processes. Accordingly, the economic importance of catalysts, substances used to speed up chemical reactions, is high. This latest study published by the market research institute Ceresana analyzes the world market for these products: Analysts expect total market value of catalysts to rise to more than US$22 billion until 2021.

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  • Established Construction Material: Ceresana publishes study on the European market for bitumen

    For centuries, bitumen has been used in a wide variety of applications, mainly in the production of asphalt. The viscous mixture is very important in the construction sector in particular. The market research institute Ceresana is currently publishing a complete overview of the European market for bitumen: Analysts expect total revenues to rise to approx. €12 billion until 2021. For the purpose of the study, Russia and Turkey are counted as European countries.

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  • Films and No End: Ceresana Expects the Global Market for LDPE to Grow

    Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) is one of the most commonly produced plastics and mainly used for packaging. According to a new study published by the market research institute Ceresana, low-density polyethylene worth almost US$33 billion was sold worldwide in 2013. Ceresana expects global sales to rise by 1.5% p.a. until 2021.

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  • Save Energy and the Climate: Ceresana offers the worldwide first study on the entire European market for insulation materials

    Higher prices for energy, dependency on energy imports and climate change are major challenges for the European Union. Therefore, all member states share an ambitious goal: Until 2020, primary energy consumption is scheduled to be reduced by 20%. Consumption of energy in buildings in particular is to be reduced or, in other words, their energy efficiency is to be improved. Thus, the market research institute Ceresana sees considerable potential for insulation materials. For the first time ever, the analysts have examined in detail the entire European market for mineral wool (glass and rock wool), polystyrene insulation materials (EPS and XPS) as well as insulation materials made from polyurethane. They forecast market value in Europe to rise to more than €21 billion in 2021. For the purpose of this study, Russia, the Ukraine, and Turkey are also counted as European countries.

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  • Convenient and Sustainable: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Food Packaging

    Protective gas for ready-made meals, high barrier film for fish, stand-up pouches for coffee powder: food packaging has become a science of its own. "The application of food packaging is determined by complex trends," explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "There is a continuous development of new and innovative types of packaging and technologies. Legislation and consumer behavior are changing. At the same time, manufacturers are working hard on offering evermore cost-effective packaging solutions." The overall European market for food packaging (excluding beverages) is analyzed in Ceresana's latest market study. Analysts at Ceresana expect this market (including secondary and transport packaging) to reach a volume of more than 38 million tonnes by 2022.

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  • New Impulses: Ceresana Publishes Market Study on LLDPE

    Linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) is the most versatile type of polyethylene. Large amount of this plastics are used in the production of films in particular. Global revenues generated with LLDPE amounted to US$ 40.0 billion in 2013. A new study of the market research institute Ceresana expects global market value of LLDPE to increase by about 3.9% p.a. until 2021.

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  • Worldwide first study on the European market for bags and sacks now published by Ceresana

    Plastics bags are increasingly attacked by environmental activists and legislators alike; yet at the same time consumption of plastic packaging rises. The market research institute Ceresana analyzed the European market for bags and sacks manufactured from plastics and paper. Analysts expect European demand for these products to increase to approx. 9.12 million tonnes until 2020. Polyethylene is the by far most common material for the production of bags and sacks. But in specific applications, other plastic films, woven plastic bags and paper reach higher market shares. This new study mainly considers carrier bags, garbage bags and sacks, heavy duty and industry sacks as well as food packaging (including beverages).

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  • All About Plastics: Ceresana Analyzes the European Plastics Market

    Lightweight, versatile and individually shapeable: Plastics continue to be of triumphant success. They are still replacing more conventional materials such as aluminum, tin plate or glass. The market research institute Ceresana analyzes the European plastics market in its recent market study. The comprehensive report is the first to give a detailed overview of all significant plastics from standard products such as polyethylene, polypropylene or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) to engineering plastics such as ABS or fluoropolymers to bioplastics.

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  • Ethylene Market in Transition: Ceresana Analyzes World Market for the Most Important Basic Chemical

    Ethylene is the by far most important raw material in the petrochemical industry. About 130 million tonnes of ethylene were processed worldwide in 2013. Direct applications include, among others, the three polyethylene plastics HDPE, LLDPE, and LDPE as well as petrochemical intermediates, which are in turn mainly used for the production of plastics. The most important of these are ethylene oxide, ethylene dichloride and ethylbenzene. The new "Market Study Ethylene" by Ceresana offers a complete overview over this growth market. It analyses important recent influential factors in detail, for example the consequences of the shale gas boom in the USA. Forecast cover the time up until 2021.

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  • Shale Gas Boom Reduces Prices: Ceresana presents the worldwide first study on the entire ethylene value chain in the USA

    Ethylene is the by far most important raw material in the petrochemical industry. Consumption is immense: the USA single-handedly processed 25 million tonnes of ethylene in the past year. As the first market research institute ever, Ceresana has analyzed the entire ethylene value chain in a specific region, namely the USA. "This is the worldwide first study of its kind, it provides complete transparency of the ethylene market, beginning with feedstocks up to the final products", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana: "The value added in downstream sectors is considerable. Besides polyethylene plastics, direct applications of ethylene include important chemicals such as alpha olefins used to increase rigidity of polyethylene, ethylene oxide needed in the manufacturing of PET plastics, and ethylbenzene, which is predominantly processed into polystyrene. Other applications are vinyl acetate monomer and the elastomer EPDM.“

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  • Black figures: Ceresana's new market study about the world market for Carbon Black

    No Carbon Black, no road traffic: A large amount of Carbon Black is needed for tire manufacturing. In a variety of other rubber goods, it serves mainly as a filler. Carbon black is used as a pigment for plastics, paints and coatings as well as for printing inks. In the currently released second issue of the Market Study Carbon Black, Ceresana's market researchers forecast a dynamic growth of global demand for Carbon Black. By 2022, its volume is expected to rise to more than 15 million tonnes.

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  • Well Connected: New Study on the European Market for Pipes by Ceresana

    Large-scale pipeline products are not only interesting for international politics, but also the industrial sector. Ceresana scrutinized the European market for pipes from top to bottom: The market research institutes expects demand for these products to rise to more than 51 million tonnes in 2021. Pipes are comparatively safe and environmentally friendly ways of transport and play an important role for supply and discharge in many sectors.

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  • Dynamic Change: Ceresana expects profound changes on the market for stabilizers

    Plastics last forever – but only when protected against effects of heat and light. Therefore, stabilizers are indispensable for many products made from plastics and rubber: They ensure safe processing and prevent premature aging and weathering. Especially polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has to be treated with stabilizers. The market research institute Ceresana has just published a new study regarding the market for these essential additives. "The global market for stabilizers is undergoing highly dynamic changes at the moment", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana: "Market shares of individual product groups are shifting considerably. Stabilizers based on lead are increasingly replaced by products based on calcium or tin compounds. As a result, many companies have to strategically reposition themselves." Several multinational chemical enterprises have been divesting their stabilizer businesses to smaller producers of specialty chemicals in recent years. The market research institute Ceresana forecasts the value of the global market for stabilizers to increase to approx. US$5.3 billion in 2021.

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  • Important Petrochemical: Ceresana Analyzes Entire Chinese Propylene Value Chain

    With its market study "Propylene Value Chain China", Ceresana is setting new standards. For the very first time this novelty product provides complete transparency regarding current and future development of the entire propylene value chain. Attention is also given to various downstream products at various points of the value chain until final end applications.

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  • Productive: Ceresana analyzes the European market for fertilizers

    Agricultural fertilizing becomes more and more targeted and sparing. Demand for fertilizers rises nonetheless in environmentally friendly Europe, albeit not as dynamically as in the past. "We forecast consumption to increase by, on average, 1.5% per year", says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana. The market research institute has scrutinized the European market from top to bottom.

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