Polymerization Initiators Market- Global Industry Analysis and Forecast (2021-2027) Trends, Statistics, Dynamics, Segmentation by Type, Application, and Region

Polymerization Initiators Market was valued at US$ 3.72 Bn. in 2021. Global Polymerization Initiators Market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3 % through the forecast period.

Polymerization Initiators Market Overview:

Polymerization initiators are any chemical species that reacts with a monomer to produce an intermediate compound that can link with a large number of other monomers to form a polymeric compound. Initiators are used in radical polymerization to control heat or light initiation. The type of initiator to use in free-radical polymerization is determined by two factors: solubility and decomposition temperature. The initiator should be soluble in the solvent, and its decomposition temperature must be below or equal to the boiling point of the solvent used for polymerization. Polymerization Initiators Market To know about the Research Methodology :- Request Free Sample Report 2021 is considered as a base year to forecast the market from 2022 to 2027. 2020’s market size is estimated on real numbers and outputs of the key players and major players across the globe. Past five years' trends are considered while forecasting the market through 2027. 2020 is a year of exception and analysis especially with the impact of lockdown by region.

Polymerization Initiators Market Dynamics:

With the increased use of polymers in various industries such as aircraft, aerospace, plastics, and other industries, the market for polymerization initiators is expected to grow. Polymerization initiators are commonly used in chain-growth polymerization, such as radical polymerization, to control initiation via heat or light. The increased launch of innovative polymerization initiator products is expected to boost the market growth. In radical polymerization, the initiators are used to direct the initiation through light and heat. Because of free-radical polymerization, the type of initiator to use is determined by two factors, decomposition temperature, and solubility. The initiator must be soluble in a solvent, and the decomposition temperature of the specified initiator must be lower than, or equal to, the breaking point of the dissolvable being used for polymerization. Market Opportunities: The need for a Polymerization Initiator has increased as the number of applications for thermoplastic polymers has grown. In addition, the growing market share of biodegradable polymers has spurred demand growth. End-use markets such as automotive, electrical & electronics, and consumer goods are expected to increase rapidly through the forecast period, as consumers' disposable income rises and their lifestyles improve. The growing demand for biodegradable polymers is helping to fuel the expansion. Government initiatives to enact new/ more stringent environmental regulations are also driving market growth. However, market growth may be hampered by volatile raw material prices and the availability of substitutes during the forecast period. Recent Development: In July 2019, United Initiators purchased 100% of hidrojen peroksit A.S., a solitary factory in Turkey that produces various types of hydrogen peroxide. This will let the organization expand its portfolio and serve non-polymer applications such as material, water treatment, mining, and agriculture. In the next years, the company will also devote significant resources to boosting the plant's efficiency and increasing the hydrogen peroxide limit. In March 2019, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals developed yet another innovation for the production of natural peroxides because emulsion items are seen as a more secure option than dissolvable based peroxides, the organization planned to provide emulsion-based natural peroxides for the creation of polyvinyl chloride. These emulsion-based natural peroxides can also be used in polymerization reactions since they contain a liquid catalyst specialist that prevents the formation of ice precious stones during the reaction, so slowing it down.

Polymerization Initiators Market Segment Analysis:

Based on Type, the Polymerization Initiators Market is segmented into Persulfate, Peroxide, Azo Compound, and Other. Polymerization Persulfates are a class of chemically active compounds with one peroxide group per sulfur in their molecule. Peroxide dominated the market with 40% in 2021. However, the azo group is predicted to be the fastest-growing segment over the forecast period in terms of growth rate. The cause for this trend is the increased use of nanocomposites and 3D printing in different new industries, which is driving total demand at a solid CAGR of 3.3 %. This is likely to be fueled by factors such as rising consumer interest in peroxide-based Polymerization Initiators for improved efficiency, durability, and end-product quality. Because of rising consumer living standards, this trend is expected to continue in the forecast period. Because these persulfates release oxygen, they are used as initiators and oxidizing agents Because the functional qualities of these materials stay the same and they are utilized interchangeably in most applications, the physical appearance of the persulfate kinds is determined by the oxidation requirements and price. Ammonium, sodium, and potassium are the three types of persulfates. Based on the Application, the Polymerization Initiators Market is segmented into Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polystyrene, and ABS. Polymerization Initiators MarketSweden ($242 million), China ($234 million), the United States ($193 million), Japan ($74.1 million), and India ($63.8 million) were the major exporters of Polymerization Initiators in 2018. The biggest Polymerization Initiators importers in 2018 were the United States ($227 million), Germany ($117 million), China ($85.8 million), South Korea ($64.4 million), and Canada ($55.6 million). Propylene homopolymer is the most commonly used general-purpose grade, because of its high strength-to-weight ratio. It is stiffer and stronger than polypropylene copolymer and has excellent chemical resistance and welding properties. Packaging, textiles, healthcare, pipelines, automobiles, and electrical items are just a few of the applications. These polymers are clear and flexible, making them the first choice for applications requiring transparency and an attractive appearance.

Polymerization Initiators Market Regional Insights:

The Asia Pacific region dominated the market with 30 % share in 2021. Asia-Pacific dominated the polymerization initiator market due to the increased usage of polymers such as Polyethylene, Polypropylene, and polyvinyl chloride in numerous markets such as packaging, infrastructure, automobile, agriculture, and other industries. The polymer utilization was approximate, 43% in packaging, 21% in infrastructure, 16% in automobiles, 2% in agriculture, and 18% in other industries in India in 2013. Due to the availability of low-cost labor, several corporations are relocating their production base and facilities to Asia-Pacific. Due to increased polymer production, nations such as China, India, Japan, and Malaysia are likely to see significant market growth. China is expected to remain a major producer of polymerization initiators in 2022, accounting for roughly 77 % of East Asian polymerization initiator consumption. Polymer sales are being driven by rising demand from the construction and automotive industries. The rapid growth of China's manufacturing sector is driving demand for composites and plastics, which in turn is driving demand for polymerization initiators. China is a major producer of PE, PP, PVC, and other plastics, which are used as building blocks in a variety of industries. In the North American region, with an increase in the number of businesses producing polymerization initiators several businesses are concentrating on increasing capacity and growing their markets. For example, Nouryon (previously AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) extended its emulsion-based organic peroxides capacity at its Los Reyes, Mexico facility in February 2020 to accommodate rising client demand in the North American polyvinyl chloride market. Over the anticipated period, increased demand for polymers in the construction, aerospace, and paint industries would increase market demand for polymerization initiators. The objective of the report is to present a comprehensive analysis of the Polymerization Initiators Market to the stakeholders in the industry. The past and current status of the industry with the forecasted market size and trends are presented in the report with the analysis of complicated data in simple language. The report covers all the aspects of the industry with a dedicated study of key players that include market leaders, followers, and new entrants. PORTER, PESTEL analysis with the potential impact of micro-economic factors of the market have been presented in the report. External as well as internal factors that are supposed to affect the business positively or negatively have been analyzed, which will give a clear futuristic view of the industry to the decision-makers. The reports also help in understanding the Polymerization Initiators Market dynamic, structure by analyzing the market segments and projecting the Polymerization Initiators Market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by Vehicle type, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the Polymerization Initiators Market make the report investor’s guide.

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Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2021 Forecast Period: 2022-2027
Historical Data: 2017 to 2021 Market Size in 2021: US$ 3.72 Bn.
Forecast Period 2022 to 2027 CAGR: 4.3% Market Size in 2027: US$ 4.79 Bn.
Segments Covered: by Type • Persulfate • Peroxide • Azo Compounds • Others
by Application • Polyethylene • Polypropylene • Polyvinyl Chloride • Polystyrene • ABS

Polymerization Initiators Market by Region

• North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • South America • Middle East and Africa

Polymerization Initiators Market Key Players

• BASF • Arkema • Akzonobel • Celanese • United Initiators • LANXESS • Adeka • Otsuka • Dongsung • LyondellBasell • Nouryon • MPI Chemie • NOF Corp • Peroxy Chem • Mitsubishi • INC • Pergan • Merck Frequently Asked Questions: 1] What segments are covered in the Global Polymerization Initiators Market report? Ans. The segments covered in the Polymerization Initiators Market report are based on Type and Application. 2] Which region is expected to hold the highest share in the Global Polymerization Initiators Market? Ans. The Asia Pacific region is expected to hold the highest share in the Polymerization Initiators Market. 3] What is the market size of the Global Polymerization Initiators Market by 2027? Ans. The market size of the Polymerization Initiators Market by 2027 is expected to reach US$ 4.79 Bn. 4] What is the forecast period for the Global Polymerization Initiators Market? Ans. The forecast period for the Polymerization Initiators Market is 2021-2027. 5] What was the market size of the Global Polymerization Initiators Market in 2021? Ans. The market size of the Polymerization Initiators Market in 2020 was valued at US$ 3.72 Bn.
1. Global Polymerization Initiators Market Size: Research Methodology 2. Global Polymerization Initiators Market Size: Executive Summary 2.1. Market Overview and Definitions 2.1.1. Introduction to Global Polymerization Initiators Market Size 2.2. Summary 2.2.1. Key Findings 2.2.2. Recommendations for Investors 2.2.3. Recommendations for Market Leaders 2.2.4. Recommendations for New Market Entry 3. Global Polymerization Initiators Market Size: Competitive Analysis 3.1. MMR Competition Matrix 3.1.1. Market Structure by region 3.1.2. Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players 3.2. Consolidation in the Market 3.2.1 M&A by region 3.3. Key Developments by Companies 3.4. Market Drivers 3.5. Market Restraints 3.6. Market Opportunities 3.7. Market Challenges 3.8. Market Dynamics 3.9. PORTERS Five Forces Analysis 3.10. PESTLE 3.11. Regulatory Landscape by region • North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • Middle East and Africa • South America 3.12. COVID-19 Impact 4. Global Polymerization Initiators Market Size Segmentation 4.1. Global Polymerization Initiators Market Size, by Type (2021-2027) • Persulfate • Peroxide • Azo Compounds • Others 4.2. Global Polymerization Initiators Market Size, by Application (2021-2027) • Polyethylene • Polypropylene • Polyvinyl Chloride • Polystyrene • ABS 5. North America Polymerization Initiators Market (2021-2027) 5.1. North America Polymerization Initiators Market Size, by Type (2021-2027) • Persulfate • Peroxide • Azo Compound • Others 5.2. North America Polymerization Initiators Market Size, by Application (2021-2027) • Polyethylene • Polypropylene • Polyvinyl Chloride • Polystyrene • ABS 5.3. North America Semiconductor Memory Market, by Country (2021-2027) • United States • Canada • Mexico 6. European Polymerization Initiators Market (2021-2027) 6.1. European Polymerization Initiators Market, by Type (2021-2027) 6.2. European Polymerization Initiators Market, by Application (2021-2027) 6.3. European Polymerization Initiators Market, by Country (2021-2027) • UK • France • Germany • Italy • Spain • Sweden • Austria • Rest Of Europe 7. Asia Pacific Polymerization Initiators Market (2021-2027) 7.1. Asia Pacific Polymerization Initiators Market, by Type (2021-2027) 7.2. Asia Pacific Polymerization Initiators Market, by Application (2021-2027) 7.3. Asia Pacific Polymerization Initiators Market, by Country (2021-2027) • China • India • Japan • South Korea • Australia • ASEAN • Rest Of APAC 8. Middle East and Africa Polymerization Initiators Market (2021-2027) 8.1. Middle East and Africa Polymerization Initiators Market, by Type (2021-2027) 8.2. Middle East and Africa Polymerization Initiators Market, by Application (2021-2027) 8.3. Middle East and Africa Polymerization Initiators Market, by Country (2021-2027) • South Africa • GCC • Egypt • Nigeria • Rest Of ME&A 9. South America Polymerization Initiators Market (2021-2027) 9.1. South America Polymerization Initiators Market, by Type (2021-2027) 9.2. South America Polymerization Initiators Market, by Application (2021-2027) 9.3. South America Polymerization Initiators Market, by Country (2021-2027) • Brazil • Argentina • Rest Of South America 10. Company Profile: Key players 10.1. BASF 10.1.1. Company Overview 10.1.2. Financial Overview 10.1.3. Global Presence 10.1.4. Capacity Portfolio 10.1.5. Business Strategy 10.1.6. Recent Developments 10.2. Arkema 10.3. Akzonobel 10.4. Celanese 10.5. United Initiator 10.6. Lanxess 10.7. Adeka 10.8. Otsuka 10.9. Dongsung 10.10. Lyondellbasell 10.11. Nouryon 10.12. MPI Chemie 10.13. NOF Corp 10.14. Peroxy Chem 10.15. Mitsubishi 10.16. INC 10.17. Pergan 10.18. Merck

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Report ID 146691
Category Material & Chemical
Published Date May 2022
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