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Plastic Additives Market Share, Size, Trends | Report 2028

The global plastic additives market size reached US$ 50.2 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 69.7 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% during 2023-2028.
Published 22 August 2023

IMARC Group, a leading market research company, has recently releases report titled “Plastic Additives Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2023-2028.” The study provides a detailed analysis of the industry, including the global plastic additives market share, size, trends, and growth forecasts. The report also includes competitor and regional analysis and highlights the latest advancements in the market.

How big is the plastic additives market?

The global plastic additives market size reached US$ 50.2 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 69.7 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% during 2023-2028.

What is plastic additives?

A plastic additive represents a chemical compound that is added to polymers for improving the physical and chemical properties of plastic products. It acts as a filler or catalyst to enhance the strength-to-weight ratio, luster, durability, corrosion resistance, heat sensitivity, etc. Some of the commonly available plastic additives include modifiers, property extenders, stabilizers, processing aids, etc. They are used for commodity, engineering, and high-performance plastics. In line with this, these additives find extensive applications in several industries, such as construction, packaging, automotive, manufacturing, etc.

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What are the growth prospects and trends in the plastic additives industry?

The widespread product adoption in the replacement of conventional materials, such as glass, paper, ceramic, metal, etc., used in the production of consumer goods, various textiles, agricultural and medical items, etc., is primarily driving the plastic additives market. Additionally, the growing utilization of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), low-density polyethylene (LDPE), and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) that are often treated with plastic additives to extend their operational life, appearance, mechanical properties, etc., is further catalyzing the market growth. Besides this, the escalating demand for disposable and reusable plastic products across the medical industry is acting as another significant growth-inducing factor. Moreover, the increasing industrial output is also positively influencing the global market. Apart from this, the introduction of 3D printing technologies is anticipated to fuel the plastic additives market over the forecasted period.

What is included in market segmentation?

The report has segmented the market into the following categories:

Breakup by Additive Type:

  • Plasticizers
  • Stabilizers
  • Flame Retardants
  • Impact Modifiers
  • Others

Breakup by Plastic Type:

  • Commodity Plastic
  • Engineering Plastic
  • High Performance Plastic

Breakup by Application:

  • Packaging
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Construction
  • Others

Breakup by Function: 

  • Property Modifiers
  • Property Stabilizers
  • Property Extenders
  • Processing Aids

Breakup by Region:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada)
  • Europe (Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Others)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Australia, and Others)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico)
  • Middle East & Africa

Who are the key players operating in the industry?

The report covers the major market players including:

  •  Akzonobel NV
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • BASF
  • Clariant AG
  • DowDuPont
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Lanxess AG
  • Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd

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