MASTERBATCH - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Masterbatch in US$ Million and Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Automotive, Packaging, Construction, and Others. The Global market is also quantified in volume terms by the following Product Types: White Masterbatch, Black Masterbatch, Additive Masterbatch, and Color Masterbatch The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 142 companies including many key and niche players such as -

A. Schulman, Inc.
Americhem, Inc.
Ampacet Corporation
BASF
Cabot Corporation


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Code: MCP-6474
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Companies: 142
Pages: 443
Date: January 2015
Market Data Tables: 171
Status: * New Report

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   Masterbatch: An Integral Color Imparting Component.....II-1 1$100
   Table 1: Global Masterbatch Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type - Additive Masterbatch, Black Masterbatch, Color Masterbatch, and White Masterbatch (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21$350
   Rising Demand for Plastic Products Surges Demand for Masterbatch.....II-3
Table 2: Global Per Capita Consumption of Plastics by Select Country/Region for 2013 (in Kgs) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
1$350
   Table 3: Global Plastics Production (2009-2013) (In Million Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-4

Table 4: Worldwide Plastics Production (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-4
Economy & Feedstock Availability Influence Growth Trends in Plastics Industry.....II-4
1$350
   Asia-Pacific: Huge Opportunities for Growth.....II-51$100
   Demand Rises for Masterbatch in the Middle East.....II-6
Material Shortages and Price Increases are Already Evident.....II-6
1$100
   Competitive Landscape.....II-7 1$100
   Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Masterbatch Market (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand for Clariant International Ltd, PolyOne Corporation, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
Additive Masterbatch Products Offered by Select Manufacturers.....II-8
2$350
   Impact of Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead.....II-101$100
   Improvement in Global GDP Performance Bodes Well for the Market.....II-11 1$100
   Table 6: World Real GDP Growth by Region/Country: 2012-2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-121$350
   Innovation to Kindle Market Growth.....II-13
Cooling Masterbatch for Greenhouse Film Applications.....II-13
Test Specimen to Gain Perspective on Masterbatch Prior to Full-Scale
  Production.....II-13
Helian and Eastman Chemical Produce Styrene-Free and Low-Odor Polymer for 3D
  Market.....II-13
1$100
   TenasiTech Developing High-Functioning Additives.....II-14
Graphene: The Latest Find in Masterbatches Market.....II-14
Masterbatch from Recycled Tape – A New Technique.....II-14
1$100
   Evolving Plastic Packaging Market Fuels Demand for Sophisticated Masterbatches.....II-15
Green Trend Makes Waves in Plastic Packaging.....II-15
1$100
   Growing Focus on Lightweight Vehicles Spurs Demand for Masterbatch.....II-16
Table 7: World Production of Passenger Cars (2013 & 2018): Breakdown of Production Figures in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
1$350
   Table 8: World Production of Commercial Vehicles (2013 & 2018) - Breakdown of Production Figures in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
Growing Demand for Masterbatch in Building & Construction Market.....II-17
1$350
   Masterbatches in Medical Devices: Facilitating Economical Production.....II-181$100
   Plastic Use in Consumer Electronics Industry Drives Demand for Masterbatch.....II-19
Search for High Quality Masterbatch Carrier Polymers Continues.....II-19
Bio-Compatible Masterbatch: A Market to Mine.....II-19
1$100
   Biodegradable Polymers: Opportunities in Store for Bio-Masterbatches.....II-20 1$100
   Table 9: World Market for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region (2014 & 2020) - Breakdown of Annual Consumption in Thousand Pounds for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21
Masterbatch for PLA to Witness Sturdy Growth.....II-21
Table 10: US Market for Polylactic Acid (PLA) in the Biodegradable Polymers Industry: Breakdown of Annual Sales in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21
1$350
   Colored Masterbatch: Gaining Traction.....II-22
Nanotechnology to Play Key Role in Masterbatch Market.....II-22
Silver-Based Anti-Microbial Masterbatches Gain Popularity.....II-22
New Masterbatch Technology for use in uPVC Processing.....II-22
1$100
   Optimizing Pigment Dispersion and Mixing Characteristics through Twin Screw
  Extruders.....II-23
Factors Affecting the Formulations & Cost of Masterbatches.....II-23
Growing Use of Flame Retardant Masterbatches.....II-23
1$100
   Definition.....II-24
Advantages of Masterbatch Over Other Coloring Compounds.....II-24
Manufacturing Process.....II-24
1$100
   Classification by Type.....II-25
White Masterbatches.....II-25
Black Masterbatches.....II-25
1$100
   Color Masterbatches.....II-26
Additive Masterbatches.....II-26
Classification by End-Use.....II-26
1$100
   Automotive.....II-27
Construction.....II-27
1$100
   Packaging.....II-28
Other End-Use Segments.....II-28
Consumer Goods and Electronic Appliances.....II-28
1$100
   Fiber Applications.....II-29
Sports and Leisure Applications.....II-29
1$100
   Clariant Introduces HiFormer Liquid Masterbatch Line in Europe.....II-30
Sierra Resins Launches Enviroble™ Range of Masterbatches.....II-30
Burgess Introduces Standard Range of Universal Masterbatches.....II-30
Burgess Colours and Compounds Unveils Scented Masterbatches.....II-30
Tosaf Group Unveils Cooling Masterbatch – IR8783PE.....II-30
Clariant Launches CESA® absorb Masterbatch.....II-30
Americhem Launches Nvision™ Masterbatches.....II-30
1$100
   Symphony Environmental Technologies Develop Mosquito Repellant Masterbatch.....II-31
Clariant Launches ColorWorks® Multicolor Masterbatch Series.....II-31
Metabolix Launches Range of Biodegradable Color Masterbatches.....II-31
Tosaf Group Launches Range of Anti-Fogging Additives.....II-31
PolyOne Unveils OnCap™ Range of Light Shield Additives.....II-31
Grafen Chemicals Unveils GMB-UTM Graphene Masterbatches.....II-31
Clariant Introduces Masterbatch Products Compliant with Pharmaceutical
  Standards.....II-31
Americhem Launches eCap™ High Performance Polymers.....II-31
1$100
   Ampacet Introduces Range of Flame Resistant Masterbatches.....II-32
Clariant Unveils Heat Resistant Masterbatches – REMAFIN® Cool Black.....II-32
Toyo Ink India Launches Lipolax Range of Masterbatches.....II-32
AddMix Unveils Masterbatch Tablets for Special Effects.....II-32
Ampacet Launches Masterbatches in Chalky Pastel Hues.....II-32
PPC Adds MicroBlok® Z to its Range of Antimicrobial Products.....II-32
Dow Corning Launches Syl-Off SL 35 Release Modifier Series.....II-32
BASF Polyurethanes Unveils Anti-Static PU Granular Masterbatch.....II-32
1$100
   PolyOne Introduces Healthcare Solutions Range.....II-33
RePINMasterbatches Introduces Environment- Friendly Masterbatches.....II-33
Americhem Launches Black Masterbatch Range.....II-33
PolyFusion Unveils SafeTouch® Masterbatch with Antimicrobial Properties.....II-33
RePINMasterbatches Unveils COLOR-PRO PET Masterbatches.....II-33
HeiQ Materials and Huntsman Introduce Pure Masterbatch Range.....II-33
PCC to Introduce SoluPLAs™ TN 920259 Blue Tint Masterbatch.....II-33
Americhem Launches Nigrosine Masterbatches.....II-33
1$100
   Clariant Masterbatches Launches New Liquid Vehicle Technology for
  Masterbatches.....II-34
Americhem Launches nFinity™ Masterbatches for Synthetic Turf.....II-34
PolyOne Unveils OnColor™ Fibercolormasterbatch Solutions.....II-34
Plastics Color Expands Use of FlamaSol FR™ Flame Retardant Technology.....II-34
Arkema Introduces Kynar® PVDF Masterbatch.....II-34
Americhem Launches nShield™ Antimicrobial Masterbatches.....II-34
Blend Colours Launches Flame Retardant Masterbatches.....II-34
RTP Introduces Special Effect Color Masterbatches Line for Sheet and Film
  Applications.....II-34
Cabot Unveils Transfinity Elastomer Composite Masterbatch.....II-34
1$100
   Clariant Chemicals Establishes Manufacturing Plant in Sydney.....II-35
PolyOne Inaugurates Masterbatch Manufacturing Facility in India.....II-35
A. Schulman Acquires Australian Masterbatch Producer Compco.....II-35
Clariant Chemicals Takes Over Plastichemix Industries.....II-35
Julio Garcia e Hijos to Commence Operations of Concentrados y Compuestos.....II-35
A. Schulman Takes Over Specialty Plastics Business of Ferro Corporation.....II-35
Clariant to Double Masterbatch Production Capacity in Indonesia.....II-35
Clariant International Establishes Production Unit in Poland.....II-35
1$100
   Ampacet Corporation Takes Over ACA.....II-36
Colloids Plastics to Establish Masterbatch Production Plant in China.....II-36
Americhem to Double Production Capacity in China.....II-36
ROWA Masterbatch and Bayer MaterialScience Develop ROWALID®-ASX.....II-36
BASF Inks Agreement with Audia for Selling Liquid Masterbatch Business.....II-36
Toyo Ink Group Sets Up Masterbatch Facilities in India and Indonesia.....II-36
PPC Announces Plans to Expand Production Capacity in Illinois.....II-36
Bankim Plast to Double Production of White Masterbatches.....II-36
1$100
   PPC Expands Production Capacity through New Extrusion Equipment.....II-37
Clariant to Expand Business Operations in Emerging Markets.....II-37
Tasnee Inks JV Agreement with Clariant for Masterbatch Production in Saudi
  Arabia.....II-37
Cooper Tire & Rubber and INSA to Develop Silica Masterbatch Technology.....II-37
The Gabriel-Chemie Group to Expand Production Facilities in Russia.....II-37
Juffali PolyOne Masterbatch Establishes Production Plant in Jeddah.....II-37
Clariant Enters into Collaboration with Süd-Chemie Airsec.....II-37
Hubron Enters into Partnership with ColorChemie France.....II-37
1$100
   RePINMasterbatches Expands Business Operations in the UAE.....II-38
Al Alhi Holding Group Inks International JV Agreement with RePINMasterbatches.....II-38
RTP Company Establishes Technical Centre in Shenzhen.....II-38
A. Schulman Takes Over ECM Plastics.....II-38
BASF Plastic Additives Inks Agreement with Astra Polymers.....II-38
Lifocolor Farben Takes Over MicroColorMasterbatch.....II-38
Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires Plasticolors and Colortrend, Forms Chromaflo.....II-38
RTP Inks Sales and Manufacturing Agreement with Nanobiomatters Industries.....II-38
1$100
   Rajiv Plastics Expands Masterbatch Production Capacity.....II-39
IQAP and AIJU Collaborate to Develop New Masterbatches.....II-39
A. Schulman Takes Over Elian.....II-39
Cabot Relocates Masterbatch Facility from Hong Kong to China.....II-39
1$100
   A. Schulman, Inc. (USA).....II-40
A. Schulman Custom Compounding NE (USA).....II-40
1$100
   Americhem, Inc (USA).....II-41
Ampacet Corporation (USA).....II-41
1$100
   BASF (Germany).....II-42
Cabot Corporation (USA).....II-42
1$100
   Clariant International Ltd (Switzerland).....II-43
Colortech, Inc. (Canada).....II-43
1$100
   Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd (Japan).....II-44
DIC Corporation (Japan).....II-44
1$100
   Dongguan JinZhen Plastic Masterbatch Co., Ltd (China).....II-45
Dow Corning Corporation (USA).....II-45
Multibase SA (France).....II-45
1$100
   Foshan Laicai Plastic Masterbatch Co., Ltd. (China).....II-46
GABRIEL-CHEMIE Gesellschaft m.b.H. (Austria).....II-46
Hubron (International) Ltd (UK).....II-46
1$100
   Ingenia Polymers Corporation (Canada).....II-47
Italmaster Belgium NV (Belgium).....II-47
PolyOne Corporation (USA).....II-47
1$100
   Plastika Kritis S.A. (Greece).....II-48
Polyplast Muller Group (Germany).....II-48
1$100
   RTP Company (USA).....II-49
TABB Packaging Solutions, LLC (USA).....II-49
Teknor Apex Company (USA).....II-49
1$100
   The Ravago Group (Belgium).....II-501$100
   Dollar Analytics.....II-51
Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Geographic Region/ Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-51
1$350
   Table 12: World Historic Review for Masterbatch by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-521$350
   Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-531$350
   Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-541$350
   Table 15: World Historic Review for Masterbatch in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region/ Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-551$350
   Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-561$350
   Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch in Packaging Sector by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-571$350
   Table 18: World Historic Review for Masterbatch in Packaging Sector by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-581$350
   Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch in Packaging Sector by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-591$350
   Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch in Construction Sector by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-601$350
   Table 21: World Historic Review for Masterbatch in Construction Sector by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-611$350
   Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch in Construction Sector by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-621$350
   Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch in Other Sectors by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-631$350
   Table 24: World Historic Review for Masterbatch in Other Sectors by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-641$350
   Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch in Other Sectors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-651$350
   Volume Analytics.....II-66
Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Geographic Region/ Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-66
1$350
   Table 27: World Historic Review for Masterbatch by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-671$350
   Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-681$350
   Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Product Type - White, Black, Additive, and Color Masterbatches Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-691$350
   Table 30: World Historic Review for Masterbatch by Product Type - White, Black, Additive, and Color Masterbatches Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-701$350
   Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for White, Black, Additive, and Color Masterbatches for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-711$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Plastic Industry Growth to Augur Well for Masterbatch Market.....III-1
Implementation of Lean Manufacturing Practices.....III-1
1$75
   Product Launches.....III-22$150
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-41$75
   Key Players.....III-56$450
   B. Market Analytics.....III-11
Value Analytics.....III-11
Table 32: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11
1$200
   Table 33: US Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-121$200
   Table 34: US 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-131$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-14
Table 35: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14

Table 36: US Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-15
Outlook.....III-15
Key Players.....III-15
2$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-17
Value Analytics.....III-17
Table 37: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17
1$200
   Table 38: Canadian Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-181$200
   Table 39: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-191$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-20
Table 40: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20

Table 41: Canadian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-21
Market Overview.....III-21
Table 42: Japanese Plastic Market by Raw Material (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Raw Material (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21

Table 43: Japanese Plastic Market (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
1$200
   Key Players.....III-221$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-23
Value Analytics.....III-23
Table 44: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-23
1$200
   Table 45: Japanese Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-241$200
   Table 46: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-251$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-26
Table 47: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26

Table 48: Japanese Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-27
Outlook.....III-27
Challenging Conditions Affect Producer Margins.....III-27
1$75
   Positive Outlook for Plastics Industry: Opportunity for Masterbatch
  Producers.....III-28
Table 49: Plastics Production in Europe (2009-2013) (In Million Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
1$200
   Table 50: European Plastic Market by Country (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, UK, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-29

Table 51: European Plastics Market by Type of Resin (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for HDPE, LDPE, PET, PP, PS, PVC, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-29
1$200
   Table 52: European Plastics Market by End-Use Segment (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for Agriculture, Automotive, Building & Construction, Electrical & Electronics, Packaging, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
Regulatory Landscape.....III-30
1$200
   Product Launches.....III-311$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-32
Value Analytics.....III-32
Table 53: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
1$200
   Table 54: European Historic Review for Masterbatch by Country/Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-331$200
   Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-341$200
   Table 56: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   Table 57: European Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-361$200
   Table 58: European 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-38
Table 59: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
1$200
   Table 60: European Historic Review for Masterbatch by Country/Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-391$200
   Table 61: European 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-401$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-41
Outlook.....III-41
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-41
1$75
   Multibase SA – A Key Player.....III-421$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-43
Value Analytics.....III-43
Table 62: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
1$200
   Table 63: French Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-441$200
   Table 64: French 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-451$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-46
Table 65: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46

Table 66: French Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-47
Market Overview.....III-47
1$75
   Table 67: Plastics Market in Germany (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption (Volume) by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, Furniture, Houseware, Packaging, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-48
Key Players.....III-48
2$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-50
Value Analytics.....III-50
Table 68: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
1$200
   Table 69: German Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-511$200
   Table 70: German 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-521$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-53
Table 71: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-53

Table 72: German Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-53
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-54
Value Analytics.....III-54
Table 73: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-54
1$200
   Table 74: Italian Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-551$200
   Table 75: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-561$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-57
Table 76: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-57

Table 77: Italian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-57
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-58
Outlook.....III-58
Table 78: UK Plastic Demand by End-use Sector (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Packaging, Construction Products, Electrical, Household Electronics, Transport, Medical, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58
Product Launches.....III-58
1$200
   Hubron (International) Ltd – A Key Player.....III-591$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-60
Value Analytics.....III-60
Table 79: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$200
   Table 80: UK Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-611$200
   Table 81: UK 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-621$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-63
Table 82: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63

Table 83: UK Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-64
Outlook.....III-64
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-64
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-65
Value Analytics.....III-65
Table 84: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65
1$200
   Table 85: Spanish Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-661$200
   Table 86: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-671$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-68
Table 87: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68

Table 88: Spanish Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-69
Outlook.....III-69
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-69
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-70
Value Analytics.....III-70
Table 89: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70
1$200
   Table 90: Russian Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-711$200
   Table 91: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-721$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-73
Table 92: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73

Table 93: Russian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-74
Outlook.....III-74
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-74
1$75
   Key Players.....III-753$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-78
Value Analytics.....III-78
Table 94: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-78
1$200
   Table 95: Rest of European Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-791$200
   Table 96: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-801$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-81
Table 97: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-81
1$200
   Table 98: Rest of European Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-821$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-83
Market Overview.....III-83
China Leads the Way in Asia-Pacific.....III-83
1$75
   Demand for Color Masterbatch to Outpace Other Masterbatch Types.....III-841$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-85
Value Analytics.....III-85
Table 99: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region - China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-85
1$200
   Table 100: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch by Country/Region - China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-861$200
   Table 101: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-871$200
   Table 102: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-881$200
   Table 103: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-891$200
   Table 104: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-901$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-91
Table 105: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region - China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-91
1$200
   Table 106: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch by Country/Region - China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-921$200
   Table 107: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-931$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-94
Market Overview.....III-94
Economic Slowdown Affects Masterbatch Market.....III-94
1$75
   Cost Cutting Measures Continue to Persist.....III-95
Multi-Functional Masterbatch Products Come into Focus.....III-95
1$75
   Growth in Engineering Plastics & Thermoplastic Elastomers: Potential for
  Masterbatches.....III-96
Modified Masterbatch Market: Gaining Momentum.....III-96
CPCIF Proposes to Classify Color Masterbatches into Plastic Processing
  Sector.....III-96
Competition Heats Up in Chinese Masterbatch Market.....III-96
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-971$75
   Key Players.....III-981$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-99
Value Analytics.....III-99
Table 108: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-99
1$200
   Table 109: Chinese Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1001$200
   Table 110: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1011$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-102
Table 111: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-102

Table 112: Chinese Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-102
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-103
Outlook.....III-103
Indian Plastic Industry: Set for Rapid Growth.....III-103
Favorable Prospects for Masterbatch Market.....III-103
1$75
   Producers Focus on Expanding Production Activity.....III-1041$75
   Gujarat: The Hub of Masterbatch Production in India.....III-1051$75
   Key Statistics.....III-106
Table 113: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-106

Table 114: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-106
1$200
   Table 115: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-107

Table 116: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-107

Table 117: Indian Masterbatch Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Polymer Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-107
1$200
   Product Launches.....III-108
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-108
1$75
   Key Players.....III-1092$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-111
Value Analytics.....III-111
Table 118: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111
1$200
   Table 119: Indian Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1121$200
   Table 120: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1131$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-114
Table 121: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-114

Table 122: Indian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-114
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-115
Value Analytics.....III-115
Table 123: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-115
1$200
   Table 124: South Korean Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1161$200
   Table 125: South Korean 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1171$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-118
Table 126: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-118

Table 127: South Korean Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-118
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-119
Market Analysis.....III-119
1$75
   Value Analytics.....III-120
Table 128: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-120
1$200
   Table 129: Taiwanese Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1211$200
   Table 130: Taiwanese 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1221$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-123
Table 131: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-123

Table 132: Taiwanese Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-123
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-124
Value Analytics.....III-124
Table 133: Thailand Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-124
1$200
   Table 134: Thailand Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1251$200
   Table 135: Thailand 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1261$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-127
Table 136: Thailand Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-127

Table 137: Thailand Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-127
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-128
Outlook.....III-128
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-128
Ngai Hing Hong Company Limited (Hong Kong) – A Key Player.....III-128
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-129
Value Analytics.....III-129
Table 138: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-129
1$200
   Table 139: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1301$200
   Table 140: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1311$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-132
Table 141: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-132
1$200
   Table 142: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1331$200
   Market Analysis.....III-134
Value Analytics.....III-134
Table 143: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-134
1$200
   Table 144: Latin American Historic Review for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1351$200
   Table 145: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1361$200
   Table 146: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1371$200
   Table 147: Latin American Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1381$200
   Table 148: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1391$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-140
Table 149: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by Country/ Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-140
1$200
   Table 150: Latin American Historic Review for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1411$200
   Table 151: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1421$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-143
Outlook.....III-143
Masterbatch Market Positioned to Tap Opportunities in the Plastics
  Industry.....III-143
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-144
Value Analytics.....III-144
Table 152: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-144
1$200
   Table 153: Brazilian Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1451$200
   Table 154: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1461$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-147
Table 155: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-147

Table 156: Brazilian Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-147
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-148
Outlook.....III-148
Plastics Production in Mexico: An Overview.....III-148
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-149
Value Analytics.....III-149
Table 157: Mexican Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-149
1$200
   Table 158: Mexican Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1501$200
   Table 159: Mexican 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1511$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-152
Table 160: Mexican Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-152

Table 161: Mexican Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-152
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-153
Outlook.....III-153
Argentina.....III-153
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-153
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-154
Value Analytics.....III-154
Table 162: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-154
1$200
   Table 163: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1551$200
   Table 164: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1561$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-157
Table 165: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-157
1$200
   Table 166: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1581$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-159
Outlook.....III-159
Masterbatch Witnesses Strong Demand in The Middle East.....III-159
Rising Demand Heat-Reflective Color Masterbatches.....III-159
1$75
   Saudi Arabia: Strong Demand for Masterbatch.....III-160
Product Launches.....III-160
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-160
2$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-162
Value Analytics.....III-162
Table 167: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-162
1$200
   Table 168: Rest of World Historic Review for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1631$200
   Table 169: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Masterbatch by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automotive, Packaging, Construction and Other Segments for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1641$200
   Volume Analytics.....III-165
Table 170: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-165
1$200
   Table 171: Rest of World Historic Review for Masterbatch Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1661$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 142 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 155)

Region/Country Players

The United States 27 Canada 2 Japan 5 Europe 48 France 2 Germany 14 The United Kingdom 12 Italy 5 Spain 2 Rest of Europe 13 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 62 Latin America 4 Africa 2 Middle East 5
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