Report Id: SNS/C&M/1686 | June 2022 | Region: Global | 125 Pages
Report Scope & Overview:
Antimicrobial Plastics Market Size was valued at USD 46.65 billion in 2022, and is expected to reach USD 86.35 billion by 2030, and grow at a CAGR of 8.0% over the forecast period 2023-2030.
Antimicrobial Plastics, sometimes known as polymeric biocides, are polymeric materials that have been treated with antimicrobial chemicals or additives. Silver, copper, zinc, triclosan, and oxybisphenoxarsine are the most often used antimicrobial additives. These plastics are mostly employed in commercial plastic items to kill microbes by inhibiting their growth. Antimicrobial polymers also have the ability to suppress bacteria, fungus, and protozoans, among other microorganisms. Antimicrobial polymers are highly designed materials that are made to look like antimicrobial peptides, which are used by humans' immune systems to destroy bacteria and other infections. Untreated plastic items are vulnerable to microbe development, which can result in discoloration, odour, and quick deterioration problems. Antimicrobial additives are added with plastic resins during compounding to provide a biocide treatment to avoid this. Healthcare, packaging, automotive, consumer products, and food and beverage are just a few of the industries that employ the product.
Increased demand for plastic in the commodity market as per capita income rises.
Increased health awareness in order to avoid infections such as H1N1 (swine flu)
Plastic usage is restricted by the government.
People in emerging countries benefit from greater disposable income and a better level of living.
Textile industry expansion
Impact of Covid-19:
COVID-19's pandemic in 2020 wreaked havoc on the world economy and a variety of businesses. The pandemic has had a favourable impact on the antimicrobial plastics sector, unlike other markets. Antimicrobial plastics have gained popularity in a variety of applications, particularly in the medical and healthcare fields. During the pandemic, there was a huge need for antimicrobial polymers in hospital beds and ventilators. As a result, demand for antimicrobial polymers in the medical and healthcare industries is predicted to expand faster than in other end-use industries. Despite restrictions on industrial operations in various end-use industries such as building and construction, automotive, consumer goods, and packaging, the increasing trend of antimicrobial plastics usage in these applications is likely to grow during the projection period.
Major manufacturer in Antimicrobial Plastics Market are, PARX Plastics N.V, King Plastic Corporation, BioCote Limited, BASF SE, Microban International Ltd., Americhem Inc, Lonza, Sanitized AG, Polyone Corporation, Clariant AG, and other players.
Inorganic antimicrobial additives (silver, copper, and zinc)
Organic antimicrobial additives (oxybisphenoxarsine (OBPA), triclosan, and others)
Commodity plastics (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PMMA, PET, and PUR)
Engineering plastics (ABS, PC, PA, POM, and others)
Refining & Petrochemical
By End Users:
Building & Construction
Others (including Textile)
Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa are the five primary regions that make up the worldwide antimicrobial plastics market. Because of the widespread use of antimicrobial polymers in food packaging, medical devices and equipment, and the automotive industries, North America accounted for the highest share of the market in 2018. The surge in demand for antimicrobial plastics in air conditioning and ventilation (ACV) and consumer goods is propelling the regional market forward. Europe is also likely to be a significant regional market, with rising demand in the automotive, healthcare, and medical industries. During the study period, Asia-Pacific is predicted to have a smaller proportion of the global antimicrobial plastics market. The key factors expected to promote regional market expansion during the forecast period are rising demand for innovative technology in the medical industry and rising government spending on healthcare.
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
The Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
Rest of Latin America
|Market Size in 2022||US$ 46.65 Billion|
|Market Size by 2030||US$ 86.35 Billion|
|CAGR||CAGR of 8.0% From 2023 to 2030|
|Report Scope & Coverage||Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook|
|Key Segments||• By additive (Inorganic antimicrobial additives (silver, copper, and zinc), Organic antimicrobial additives (oxybisphenoxarsine (OBPA), triclosan, and others))
• By type (Commodity plastics (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PMMA, PET, and PUR), Engineering plastics (ABS, PC, PA, POM, and others), High-performance plastics)
• By application (Refining & Petrochemical, Metals , Power Generation, Others)
• By End Users (Building & Construction, Healthcare, Packaging, Automotive, Electronics, Commercial, Others)
|Regional Analysis/Coverage||North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
|Company Profiles||PARX Plastics N.V, King Plastic Corporation, BioCote Limited, BASF SE, Microban International Ltd., Americhem Inc, Lonza, Sanitized AG, Polyone Corporation, Clariant AG, and other players.|
|DRIVERS||• Increased demand for plastic in the commodity market as per capita income rises.
• Increased health awareness in order to avoid infections such as H1N1 (swine flu)
|Restraints||• Plastic usage is restricted by the government.|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :
Ans: Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa are the five primary regions that make up the worldwide antimicrobial plastics market.
Ans: Manufacturers, Consultant, aftermarket players, association, Research institute, private and universities libraries, suppliers and distributors of the product.
Ans: Primary or secondary type of research done by this reports.
Ans: Plastic usage is restricted by the government are the restraints for Antimicrobial Plastics Market.
Ans: Antimicrobial Plastics Market Size was valued at USD 43.2 billion in 2021, and expected to reach USD 74.03 billion by 2028, and grow at a CAGR of 8.0 % over the forecast period 2022-2028.
Table of Contents
1.1 Market Definition
1.3 Research Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
3. Market Dynamics
4. Impact Analysis
4.1 COVID-19 Impact Analysis
4.2 Impact of Ukraine- Russia war
4.3 Impact of ongoing Recession
4.3.2 Impact on major economies
18.104.22.168 United Kingdom
22.214.171.124 South Korea
126.96.36.199 Rest of the World
5. Value Chain Analysis
6. Porter’s 5 forces model
7. PEST Analysis
8. Antimicrobial Plastics Market Segment, By additive
8.1 Inorganic antimicrobial additives (silver, copper, and zinc)
8.2 Organic antimicrobial additives (oxybisphenoxarsine (OBPA), triclosan, and others)
9. Antimicrobial Plastics Market Segment, By type
9.1 Commodity plastics (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PMMA, PET, and PUR)
9.2 Engineering plastics (ABS, PC, PA, POM, and others)
9.3 High-performance plastics
10. Antimicrobial Plastics Market Segment, By application
10.1 Refining & Petrochemical
10.3 Power Generation
11. Antimicrobial Plastics Market Segment, By End Users:
11.1 Building & Construction
11.7 Others (including Textile)
12 . Regional Analysis
12.2 North America
12.3.6 The Netherlands
12.3.7 Rest of Europe
12.4.2 South Korea
12.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
12.5 The Middle East & Africa
12.5.3 South Africa
12.6 Latin America
12.6.3 Rest of Latin America
13. Company Profile
13.1 PARX Plastics N.V
13.1.2 Products/ Services Offered
13.1.3 SWOT Analysis
13.1.4 The SNS view
13.2 King Plastic Corporation
13.3 BioCote Limited
13.4 BASF SE
13.5 Microban International Ltd.
13.6 Americhem Inc
13.8 Sanitized AG
13.9 Polyone Corporation
13.10 Clariant AG
14.1 Competitive Benchmark
14.2 Market Share analysis
14.3 Recent Developments
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