Global Antimicrobial Plastics Markets, 2018-2019 & 2023

DUBLIN, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Antimicrobial Plastics Market by Type (Commodity Plastics, Engineering Plastics, High Performance Plastics), Application (Packaging, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Medical and Healthcare, and Building & Construction) % Region – Global Forecast to 2023” report has been added to’s offering.

The Antimicrobial Plastics Market Size is Estimated to Grow from USD 29.6 Billion in 2018 to USD 43.1 Billion By 2023, at a CAGR of 7.8%

The growing demand for medical devices is likely to augment the market of antimicrobial plastics in the healthcare sector. However, volatile prices of raw materials and government regulations on the usage of plastics in certain applications are hindering the growth of the market.

The high-performance plastics segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The high-performance plastics market is growing rapidly and is expected to continue to grow in the future owing to its increasing demand from various applications such as medical and healthcare, electronics, and automotive. The current market is backed by the high demand from APAC as well as improved regulations by regional environment associations and optimized performance of high-performance plastics.

The medical and healthcare application segment is expected to hold the largest market share, in terms of volume and value, between 2018 and 2023

The medical and healthcare application leads the antimicrobial plastics market owing to consumer awareness pertaining to the use of antimicrobial plastics and incidences life-threatening diseases such as H1N1 and nosocomial infections in the recent past. Owing to the awareness, the importance of antimicrobial plastics in medical and healthcare application is expected to increase during the forecast period.

Moreover, innovation in the medical and healthcare application, for instance, the development of non-toxic plastic equipment is anticipated to fuel the growth of the antimicrobial plastics market. Other application areas of antimicrobial plastics in medical and healthcare application include surgical and medical devices such as catheters, cubicle curtains, beds, and dental implants.

APAC is expected to record the highest growth rate in the antimicrobial plastics market during the forecast period

APAC is the fastest-growing antimicrobial plastics market due to the rapid industrialization coupled with the growing plastics industry. The rising disposable income of consumers along with the changing lifestyle plays a significant role in boosting the growth of the antimicrobial plastics market. APAC consists of approximately 60.0% of the global population, which is expected to increase the demand for packaging, consumer goods, and electronic products. Growing industrialization, backed by infrastructure development in the region, has offered enormous opportunities for the use of antimicrobial plastics in APAC.

The increasing middle-class population in the region drives the antimicrobial plastics market. The growing demand and policies, such as emission control and use of environmentally-friendly products, have led to innovation in the plastics industry of the region, making it a plastics hub, globally. The growing population, along with industry alliances, is expected to lead to significant growth of the antimicrobial plastics market in the region.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Antimicrobial Plastics Market

4.2 Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Application

4.3 Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Region

4.4 APAC Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Type and Country

4.5 Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Key Countries

5 Market Overview

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Market Dynamics

5.2.1 Drivers Consumer Awareness Pertaining to the Importance of Antimicrobial Plastics Increasing Demand From Applications

5.2.2 Restraints Volatility in Raw Material Prices Government Regulations on the Usage of Plastics in Certain Applications

5.2.3 Opportunities Growth of the Textile Industry

5.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

5.4 Macroeconomic Indicators

5.4.1 Construction Industry

6 Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Additive

6.1 Introduction

6.1.1 Inorganic Silver Zinc Copper

6.1.2 Organic Oxybisphenoxarsine Triclosan

7 Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Type

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Commodity Plastics

7.2.1 PE APAC is the Largest PE Market Due to its Use in Various Building & Construction Applications

7.2.2 PP the Rising Demand for PP in the Packaging, Building & Construction, and Automotive Applications is Driving the Market 50

7.2.3 PS Packaging, Building & Construction, and Consumer Goods are the Major Applications of PS

7.2.4 PVC APAC is Likely to Fuel the Demand for the PVC Type of Antimicrobial Plastics

7.2.5 PMMA the Electronics, Automotive, and Construction Industries are Supporting the Growth of the PMMA Market in APAC

7.2.6 Pet the Large Manufacturing Base of Pet-Based Products in APAC is Likely to Increase its Demand

7.2.7 PUR China and India are Boosting the PUR Market in APAC

7.3 Engineering Plastics

7.3.1 ABS APAC is Driving the Demand for ABS Owing to its Large Electronics Industry

7.3.2 PA the Rising Demand for Engineering Plastics in APAC is Increasing the Demand for PA

7.3.3 PC PC Finds Use in a Wide Range of Applications Due to its Lightweight, Flexibility, and Toughness

7.3.4 POM Superior Properties of POM Make It Suitable for Applications in the Construction, Automotive, and Medical Industries

7.3.5 Others

7.4 High Performance Plastics

7.4.1 Medical and Healthcare, Electronics, and Automotive Applications to Influence the Growth of the Market

8 Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Application

8.1 Introduction

8.1.1 Packaging Growing Awareness About Health and Hygiene is Expected to Drive the Market in the Packaging Segment

8.1.2 Automotive Rising Production Activities in the Automotive Industry in APAC Will Fuel the Demand

8.1.3 Consumer Goods Growing Population and Rapid Urbanization in APAC are Driving the Market in this Segment

8.1.4 Medical and Healthcare Increasing Consumer Awareness About Personal Hygiene and Quality of Medical Equipment are Boosting the Demand

8.1.5 Building & Construction Increasing Investment in APAC’s Construction Industry is Increasing the Demand

8.1.6 Others

9 Antimicrobial Plastics Market, By Region

10 Competitive Landscape

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Competitive Leadership Mapping (Tier 1/Tier 2)

10.3 Competitive Leadership Mapping (Start-Up/Smse)

10.4 Market Share Analysis

10.5 Competitive Scenario

11 Company Profiles

11.1 Dowdupont

11.2 Basf Se

11.3 Bayer Material Science Ag

11.4 Clariant Ag

11.5 Lonza Group Ag

11.6 PolyOne Corporation

11.7 Microban International Ltd.

11.8 Parx Plastics N.V.

11.9 King Plastic Corporation

11.10 Biocote

11.11 Milliken Chemical

11.12 Sanitized Ag

11.13 Other Companies

11.13.1 Americhem Inc.

11.13.2 Teknor Apex Company

11.13.3 Addmaster Limited

11.13.4 Agion Technologies Inc.

11.13.5 Akcros Chemical

11.13.6 Biosafe Inc.

11.13.7 Doeflex Vitapol

11.13.8 Polychem Alloy Inc.

11.13.9 American Polyfilm Inc.
11.13.10 RTP Company
11.13.11 Highland Plastics Inc.
11.13.12 Porex Technologies
11.13.13 Plastics Color Corporation

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