Published On: Thu, Mar 19th, 2009

Reportlinker Adds World Plastic Additives Market Report

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plastic Additives in Thousands of Tons and US$ Million. The major product segments analyzed are Fillers (Mineral Fillers, & Other Fillers), Plasticizers (Phthalate Plasticizers, & Other Plasticizers), Reinforcing Agents, Flame Retardants (Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compound, & Other Flame Retardants), Colorants (Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants, & Other Colorants), and Performance Additives (Blowing/Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents, & Miscellaneous). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2015. The report profiles 95 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as A. Schulman, Inc., Akcros Chemicals, Albemarle Corporation, Adeka Corporation, Arkema SA, Baerlocher GmbH, BASF SE, Chemtura Corporation, Ciba Holding Inc., Clariant International Ltd., Cytec Industries, Inc., DIC Corporation, Evonik Degussa GmbH, The Dow Chemical Company, Royal DSM N.V., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Eastman Chemical Company, Ferro Corp., PolyOne Corp., Rohm and Haas Company, and Velsicol Chemical Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

PLASTIC ADDITIVES MCP-2122 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Product Segments I-4 Fillers I-4 Plasticizers I-4 Reinforcing Agents I-4 Flame Retardants I-4 Colorants I-5 Performance Additives I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Market Overview & Outlook II-1 Plastic Additives: Enhancing Value of Plastics II-1

2. Trends & Issues II-3 Developments in the Plastics Industry Impact Demand II-3 An Insight into Major Trends in Plastic Industry and Its Impact on Plastic Additives Market II-3 Plastic Additives – No Exception to Global Trend II-3 Profit Margins Tumble Down II-4 Growing Inter-Segment Competition in Plastics Business II-4 Changing Marketplace II-4 Stabilizer Technology for PVC – Likely to Change II-4 Consumer Goods Drive Demand for Flame Retardants II-5 Strong Growth for Plastic Additives in Wood Composites II-5 Nanocomposites & Sub-Micron Fillers – Next Big Things in Plastics Processing!!! II-5 Move towards Cleaner Blowing Agents II-5 Efforts to Maximize Performance of Existing Chemistries II-6 Engineering Plastics Holds Good Prospects II-6 Technology and Product Innovations – Order of the Day II-6 Prospects in Asia Beckon Manufacturers II-6 Specialty Business Dons the Mantle of a Commodities Market II-7 Substitution Governed by Health and Environmental Issues II-7 E-commerce Initiatives in Plastic Additives Market II-7

3. Issues Confronting the Market II-8 Environmental and Health Hazards Associated with Using Plasticizers II-8 Issues Related to Flame Retardants Market II-11 Blowing Agents Market: Effect of Proposed CFC Phase Out II-12 Major Issues in the Colorants Market II-13

4. Plastic Additives – Product Profile II-15 Introducing Additives to Plastics II-15 Select Plastic Additives, their Concentrations and Use in Plastics II-16 PVC: Compatibility with Additives is Excellent II-17 Formulation of PVC Products II-17 Commonly Used PVC Additives II-17 Use of Additives in Polyurethanes II-17 Polycarbonate Specific Additives II-18 Additives Used in Acrylic Plastics II-18 Fillers – Inexpensive Performance Boosters II-18 Mineral Fillers II-18 Other Fillers II-20 Fillers Become More Functional II-20 Fillers in Combination with Pigments – Creating a Natural Effect II-20 Plasticizers II-20 Aid in Polymer Processing and Enhance Flexibility of Product II-20 Manufacturing of Plasticizers II-21 Benefits of Plasticizer Usage II-21 External Plasticization II-21 Internal Plasticization II-21 Select Application Areas II-21 Types of Plasticizers II-22 Reinforcing Agents II-25 Glass Fiber – The Most Preferred Reinforcement II-25 Flame Retardants II-26 Fire – A Major Threat to Life and Property II-26 Products II-26 Modes of Operation II-26 Classification II-26 Based on Mode of Operation II-27 Char Formers II-27 Heat Absorbers II-27 Flame Quenchers II-27 Based on Composition II-27 Halogenated Flame Retardants II-27 Brominated Flame Retardants II-27 Chlorinated Flame Retardants II-27 Non-Halogenated Flame Retardants II-28 Antimony Compounds II-28 Phosphorus Compounds II-28 Development of New Phosphorus based Flame Retardants II-28 Red Phosphorus II-28 Phosphates II-28 Other Flame Retardants II-28 Select Areas of Application II-29 End Markets & Applications for Brominated Flame-Retardants II-29 In Plastics II-29 Flame Retardant Systems II-29 Reactive Type II-29 Additive Type II-30 In Polyolefins II-30 In PVC II-30 In Thermoplastic Resins II-30 In Polyurethanes II-31 Colorants II-31 Adding Color to Plastics II-31 Colorants are not Polymer Specific II-31 Color Evaluation: Critical to Product Acceptance II-31 Forms of Colorants II-31 Types of Colorants II-32 Dry Colorants II-32 Conventional Color Concentrates II-32 Super Concentrates or Supercons II-33 Liquid Colorants II-33 Pre-Colored Resins II-33 A Broad Spectrum of Colors II-33 Mica-based Pigments – Most Extensively Used II-33 Coloring Plastics – The Processes II-34 Dry Coloring II-34 Coloring Systems for Polyurethanes II-34 Titanium Dioxide II-34 A Universal Ingredient II-34 Properties of TiO2 II-34 Optical Properties II-34 Functional Properties II-35 Procurement and Processing II-35 Processing of Titaniferous Ores II-36 Sulfate Process II-36

Table 1: Percentage Content of TiO2 by Feedstock II-36 Chloride Process – The Economical Technology II-36

Table 2: Proportion of TiO2 Contained: Based on Feedstock (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37 Chloride Vs Sulfate II-37 Significant End-Use Segments II-38 Plastics – A Dynamic Market II-38 Trends in Titanium Dioxide Usage II-38 Components Enhancing TiO2 Dispersion Property II-39 Substitutes II-39 Major Determinants of TiO2 Replacement II-39 Calcium Carbonate and Calcined Clay II-39 ASP 170 II-39 Lithophone II-39 Iron Oxides II-40 End-Use Segments II-40 Organic Colorants II-40 Other Colorants II-40 Carbon Black II-40 Classification II-40 Production Process II-40 End-Use Markets II-41 Incorporation into Polymers II-41 Application in Plastics II-41 Gives a Jet Black Color II-41 Imparts Antistatic Properties II-41 Trend Toward Cleaner Grades II-41 Miscellaneous Colorants II-41 Performance Additives II-42 Modifiers II-42 Property Extenders II-42 Processing Aids II-42 Blowing/Foaming Agents II-42 CBAs – Product Overview II-42 Exothermic Blowing Agents II-43 Endothermic Blowing Agents II-43 Types of CBAs II-43 Azodicarbonamide II-43 Dinitropentamethylene Tetramine II-44 Oxybisbenzene Sufonyl Hydrazine II-44 Adding Blowing Agents to Plastics II-44 Carbon Dioxide Blowing Technology II-44 Pentanes as CBAs II-44 Advantages of Pentanes II-45 Disadvantages of Pentanes II-45 Impact Modifiers II-45 Increase Resistance to Stress II-45 Demand is Primarily from the PVC Market II-45 Organic Peroxides II-45 Cross-Linking Agents & Initiators in Polymerization II-45 End Uses of Organic Peroxides II-46 Specific Applications of Organic Peroxides II-46 Heat Stabilizers II-47 Providing Protection from Thermal Degradation II-47 Key in PVC Manufacturing II-47 Choice of Heat Stabilizers II-48 Environmental Concerns Spur Development of New Stabilizers II-48 Commonly Used Stabilizers II-49 Lead Stabilizers II-49 Organotin Stabilizers II-49 Calcium/Zinc Stabilizers II-50 Barium/Zinc and Other Related Compounds II-50 Cadmium II-50 Light Stabilizers II-50 The Sunscreen for Plastics II-50 Consumers of Light Stabilizers II-51 Polymer Degradation by Light II-51 Minimization of UV Ray Absorption by Polymers II-51 Minimization of Quenching II-51 Addition of Antioxidants II-51 Types of Light Stabilizers II-52 UV Absorbers II-52 HALS – Free Radical Terminators II-52 Quenchers II-52 Antioxidants II-52 Oxidation – How Does it Affect Polymers? II-53 Classification II-53 Primary Antioxidants: Phenol-Based and Amine-Based II-53 Secondary Antioxidants: Phosphorus- Based and Sulfur-Based II-54 Classification Based on Composition II-54 Spectrum of Antioxidants II-54 Technological Breakthrough II-55 Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) II-55 Antistatic Agents II-55 Electrostatic Discharge in Plastics II-55 Combating Electrostatic Charge II-56 Classifications of Antistatic Agents II-57 Preservatives & Biocides II-57 Protection for Plastics II-57 Antimicrobials II-57 Manufacturers Work Towards Increasing Thermal Stability II-58 Non-Arsenic Antimicrobials Replacing OBPA-Based Additives II-58 Antifungus Agents II-58 Lubricants II-58 Lubricants – Product Line II-58 Primary Function that of a Flow Enhancer II-58 Classification of Lubricants II-59 Internal Lubes II-59 External Lubes II-59 Others II-59 Areas of Applications II-59 Miscellaneous Performance Additives II-60 A. Metallocene Catalysts II-60 B. Viscosity Depressants II-60 C. Coupling Agents II-60 D. Immobilized Platinum Catalysts II-60 E. Mold Release Agents II-61 F. Nucleating Agents II-61 G. Compatibilizers II-61 H. Degradation Additives II-61 I. Surfactants II-61 J. Urethane Catalysts II-62 K. Dehydrochlorination Stabilizers II-62

5. End-Use Sector Profile – Plastics II-63 An Integral Part of Daily Life II-63 Classification of Plastics II-63 Production and Processing II-64 Manufacture of Plastics II-64 Shaping and Finishing II-64 A Dominant Force II-65 Applications Galore II-65 Conductive Polymers: ABS and PVC Maintain Dominance II-66 Polyolefins II-66 Polypropylene (PP) II-66 Polyvinyl Chloride (Pvc) II-67 Polystyrene II-69 Polyurethane II-69 Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) II-70 Polycarbonates (PC) II-70

6. Raw Materials for Plastic Additives II-72 Phthalic Anhydride II-72 Phosphorus Trichloride II-72 Phosphorus Oxychloride (POC) II-72 Chloro Paraffins II-72 Methyl Chloride II-72 A-Methylstyrene II-73 Neopentyl Glycol II-73 Butanol II-73 Adipic Acid II-73 Alpha Olefins II-73 Triethylene Glycol II-73 Dipropylene Glycol II-74 2-Ethylhexanol II-74 Thioglycolic Acid II-74 Trimellitic Anhydride II-74 Vitamin – E II-74

7. Technological Developments II-75 Colorant Technology for Polypropylene & Plastic Applications II-75 PVC Stabilizer Manufacturers Striving to Develop New Additives II-75 Vitamin E Antioxidants for HDPE Food Packaging II-75 Use of Beta Nucleators in BOPP II-75 Modified Vegetable Oils Improve Thermal Stability of PVC II-76 Shoden Formulates Technology for Super- Pulverizing TiO2 II-76 Japan Succeeds in Producing Single Crystal of Rutile II-76 Technology to Boost Insulating Property of Cyclopentane-Blown Polyurethane II-76 Process for Producing Integral Skin Polyurethane Foams II-77 High-Porosity Solid Carrier Systems Ease Handling of Liquid Additives II-77

8. Product Innovations II-78 Ciba to Introduce New Line of Pearlescent Effects II-78 Katayama to Introduce Novel Flame Retardants II-78 Rit-Chem Introduces Cellcom Flame Retardants II-78 GLS Launches VERSAFLEX CL E95 TPE II-78 Cytec Polymer Launches Cyasorb Cynergy Solutions II-79 Albemarle Unveils New Curing Agent ETHACURE 420 II-79 Arkema Launches MBS Impact Modifier II-79 GE Plastics Launches LNP(1) Verton(1) Xtreme Compounds II-79 Arkema Unveils Pebax® MX 1948 II-80 BASF Unveils Uvinul® 4050 H II-80 Albemarle Develops Next-Generation MARTINAL® Flame Retardants II-80 Albemarle Launches Higher Purity DecaBDE II-80 Eastman Introduces Portfolio of Products for TPE II-81 PolyOne Launches PicoTint™ Liquid Colorants II-81 Ampacet Introduces LiquidMetal™ Colors II-81 J&A Plastics Introduces Anjamid PA 6 II-81 Budenheim Launches Budit 3167 II-82 Teknor Color Extends PETek™ Range II-82 DuPont Unveils DuPont Light Stabilizer 210 II-82 Ciba Launches TINUVIN PUR 866 II-83 PolyOne Unveils New Colorants and Additives II-83 Songwon Launches Songflame YA 010 and YA 020 and Songflame TP100 II-83 Chemtura Unveils New Fire Retardants II-83 Ciba Specialty Introduces Ciba® IRGASURF® SR 100 II-84 Ciba Specialty Unveils A New Disperse Dye II-84

9. Recent Industry Activity II-85 DIC Changes its Corporate Identity II-85 Chemtura Signs an Agreement with Baerlocher II-85 Chemtura Divests Oleochemicals Business to PMC Group II-85 Shanghai Jinhai Albemarle to Increase Production of Antioxidants II-85 Albemarle Finalizes a Licensing Agreement with Kyowa II-85 BASF to Expand its Plasticizers Business II-86 Daihachi to Increase the Production of Flame-Retardants II-86 Chitec Ventures Japanese Plastics Market II-86 Albemarle Procures Controlling Stake in Chinese Antioxidant Joint Ventures II-86 Chemtura Divests Organic Peroxides Operations to PERGAN II-86 Israel Chemicals Buys Supresta II-86 DSM Composite Divests Uraplast Plasticizer Business to Polynt II-87 Plasticolors Takes Over UCD Colorants from NB Coatings II-87 Rohm and Haas Divests UCD Colorants Operations to NB Coatings II-87 Premix Takes Over Majority Interest in Optatech II-87 ColorMatrix Acquires Colorant-Chromatics II-87 Acquos and Clariant Ink Acquisition Deal II-88 Akzo Divests Akcros Chemicals II-88 Italmatch Takes Over Akzo’s Plant II-88 ALTANA to Acquire Wolstenholme’s Business II-88 BYK-Chemie Takes Over Bergen Materials II-88 Addcomp Expands Production Capacity II-88 RTP to Collaborate with Impact Colours II-89 BASF Inaugurates New Facility and Technical Center in China II-89 Azelis Plastics Inks Deal with RTP Company II-89 Albemarle Announced Capacity Expansion Plans for ATH II-89 GE Plastics Expands Capacity in Pacific Region II-89 Dainichiseika to Erect Colorant Plant in Vietnam II-89 Orgasynth Divests Colorants, Fine Chemicals Operations to Argos Soditic II-90 Dai-ichi Plans Capacity Expansion in Israel II-90 Albemarle Plans Capacity Expansion II-90 Polynt Acquires Plasticizers Business II-90 Rockwood Takes over Elementis’ Pigments Business II-90 Albemarle Enhances Production Capacity II-90 Sud-Chemie Divests Nanofil Division II-91 Arkema Expands PVC Heat Stabilizer Production in Beijing II-91 BASF to Acquire Stake in BASF GE Schwarzheide II-91 ADEKA to Increase Oligomeric Phosphate Flame Retardants Production Capacity II-91 Albemarle to Start New Ncendx® P-30 Flame Retardant Production Unit II-91 Adeka to Upgrade European Production House II-91 Albemarle Establishes an Office in Dubai II-91 Engelhard Completes Merger with BASF II-91 Clariant Acquires Ciba’s Masterbatch Operations II-92 Rohm and Haas and Jinhong Polymer Company to Set Up a Joint Venture II-92 Ciba Specialty Establishes New Facility in Germany II-92 VELOX Enters into Distribution Agreement with Supresta II-92 RPM Takes Over Dane’s Colorants Business II-92 Songwon Opens Antioxidants Plant II-93 Milliken Chemical Sets Up New Center II-93 Degussa Inaugurates Polyesters and Colorants Plants II-93 Velsicol Collaborates with Wuhan II-93 Chemtura Enters into an Agreement with Hakuto II-93 Audax Acquires ColorMatrix II-93 Tyco Sells its Plastics and Adhesives Business to Apollo II-94 BASF Acquires Lanxess’ SAN Business II-94 Viscofán Acquires Teepak’s Businesses II-94 Genpak Acquires Carthage Cup II-94 W.R. Grace & Co. Acquires Polypropylene Unit II-94 Conwed Plastics Acquires Polynet II-94 Promens Purchases Elkhart Plastics II-94 TriStar Acquires Assets II-94 Ball Corp Acquires Business Assets II-95 AEP Industries Acquires Operating Assets II-95 BASF’s Eupolen® PE Blue 69-1501 Receives FDA Approval II-95 EU Bans Phthalate Plasticizers II-95

10. Focus on Select Players II-96 A. Schulman Inc. (US) II-96 Akcros Chemicals (UK) II-96 Albemarle Corporation (US) II-96 Adeka Corporation (Japan) II-97 Arkema SA (France) II-97 Baerlocher GmbH (Germany) II-98 BASF SE (Germany) II-98 Chemtura Corporation (US) II-99 Ciba Holding Inc. (Switzerland) II-99 Clariant International Ltd. (Switzerland) II-99 Cytec Industries Inc. (US) II-100 DIC Corporation (Japan) II-100 Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany) II-101 The Dow Chemical Company (US) II-101 Royal DSM N.V. (The Netherlands) II-101 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US) II-102 Eastman Chemical Company (US) II-102 Ferro Corp. (US) II-103 PolyOne Corp. (US) II-103 Rohm and Haas Company (US) II-104 Velsicol Chemical Corporation (US) II-104

11. Global Market Perspective II-105

Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Additives by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 4: World Long-term Projections for Plastic Additives by Geographic Region/Country/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 5: World 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Additives by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Additives by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 7: World Long-term Projections for Plastic Additives by Geographic Region/Country/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Additives by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110 Analysis by Product Segment II-111

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fillers by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

Table 10: World Long-term Projections for Fillers by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-112

Table 11: World 10-Year Perspective for Fillers by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-113

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fillers by Product Segment – Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

Table 13: World Long-term Projections for Fillers by Product Segment – Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Fillers by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 II-114

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fillers by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-115

Table 16: World Long-term Projections for Fillers by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-116

Table 17: World 10-Year Perspective for Fillers by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-117

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fillers by Product Segment – Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-118

Table 19: World Long-term Projections for Fillers by Product Segment – Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-118

Table 20: World 10-Year Perspective for Fillers by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 II-118

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plasticizers by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-119

Table 22: World Long-term Projections for Plasticpizers by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-120

Table 23: World 10-Year Perspective for Plasticizers by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-121

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plasticizers by Product Segment – Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-122

Table 25: World Long-term Projections for Plasticizers by Product Segment – Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-122

Table 26: World 10-Year Perspective for Plasticizers by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 II-122

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plasticizers by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-123

Table 28: World Long-term Projections for Plasticizers by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-124

Table 29: World 10-Year Perspective for Plasticizers by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-125

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plasticizers by Product Segment – Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-126

Table 31: World Long-term Projections for Plasticizers by Product Segment – Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-126

Table 32: World 10-Year Perspective for Plasticizers by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 II-126

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Reinforcing Agents by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-127

Table 34: World Long-term Projections for Reinforcing Agents by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-128

Table 35: World 10-Year Perspective for Reinforcing Agents by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-129

Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Reinforcing Agents by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-130

Table 37: World Long-term Projections for Reinforcing Agents by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-131

Table 38: World 10-Year Perspective for Reinforcing Agents by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-132

Table 39: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Flame Retardants by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-133

Table 40: World Long-term Projections for Flame Retardants by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-134

Table 41: World 10-Year Perspective for Flame Retardants by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-135

Table 42: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Flame Retardants by Product Segment – Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-136

Table 43: World Long-term Projections for Flame Retardants by Product Segment – Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137

Table 44: World 10-Year Perspective for Flame Retardants by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137

Table 45: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Flame Retardants by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138

Table 46: World Long-term Projections for Flame Retardants by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139

Table 47: World 10-Year Perspective for Flame Retardants by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140

Table 48: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Flame Retardants by Product Segment – Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 49: World Long-term Projetcions for Flame Retardants by Product Segment – Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 50: World 10-Year Perspective for Flame Retardants by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 51: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Colorants by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143

Table 52: World Long-term Projections for Colorants by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-144

Table 53: World 10-Year Perspective for Colorants by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-145

Table 54: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Colorants by Product Segment – Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-146

Table 55: World Long-term Projections Analysis for Colorants by Product Segment – Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-146

Table 56: World 10-Year Perspective for Colorants by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-147

Table 57: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Colorants by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-148

Table 58: World Long-term Projections for Colorants by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-149

Table 59: World 10-Year Perspective for Colorants by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-150

Table 60: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Colorants by Product Segment – Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-151

Table 61: World Long-term Projections for Colorants by Product Segment – Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-151

Table 62: World 10-Year Perspective for Colorants by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-152

Table 63: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Performance Additives by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-153

Table 64: World Long-term Projections for Performance Additives by Geographic Region/Country – North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-154

Table 65: World 10-Year Perspective for Performance Additives by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-155

Table 66: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Performance Additives by Product Segment – Blowing/ Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous Performance Additives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-156

Table 67: World Long-term Projections for Performance Additives by Product Segment – Blowing/Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous Performance Additives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-157

Table 68: World 10-Year Perspective for Performance Additives by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Blowing/Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous Performance Additives Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-158

Table 69: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Performance Additives by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-159

Table 70: World Long-term Projections for Performance Additives by Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-160

Table 71: World 10-Year Perspective for Performance Additives by Geographic Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-161

Table 72: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Performance Additives by Product Segment – Blowing/ Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous Performance Additives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-162

Table 73: World Long-term Projections for Performance Additives by Product Segment – Blowing/Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous Performance Additives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-163

Table 74: World 10-Year Perspective for Performance Additives by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Blowing/Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous Performance Additives Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-164

III. MARKET

1. North America III-1 A.Market Analysis III-1 Product Innovation/Launch III-1 B.Market Analytics III-3

Table 75: North American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Plastic Additives by Product Segment – Fillers (Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers), Plasticizers (Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers), Reinforcing Agents, Flame Retardants (Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants), Colorants (Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants) and Performance Additives (Blowing/ Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 76: North American Long-term Projections for Plastic Additives by Product Segment – Fillers (Mineral Fillers and Other Fillers), Plasticizers (Phthalate Plasticizers and Other Plasticizers), Reinforcing Agents, Flame Retardants (Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compounds and Other Flame Retardants), Colorants (Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Organic Colorants and Other Colorants) and Performance Additives (Blowing/Foaming Agents, Impact Modifiers, Organic Peroxides, Heat Stabilizers, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Antistatic Agents, Preservatives & Biocides, Lubricating Agents and Miscellaneous) Markets Independent

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