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Microcrystalline Cellulose Market by Application (Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics & Personal Care, and Others), by Raw Material Source (Wood based and Non-Wood based) and by Region - Trends & Forecasts to 2020

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Publishing Date: September 2015
Report Code: CH 3725

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Microcrystalline Cellulose Market (MCC) is partially depolymerized alpha cellulose obtained from purified pulp, which is derived from wood or non-wood cellulose-rich natural resource. It is physiologically inert, chemically stable, odorless, and tasteless substance. It has applications across varied industry verticals, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage, cosmetics & personal care, and others. The pharmaceutical application segment is the leading application of the global market. In pharmaceutical application, it is used in the direct compression method as it reduces the production cost. MCC is an important substance which is used in every form of oral dosage, including pellets, capsules, tablets, sachets, and others.

The global Microcrystalline Cellulose Market has been segmented on the basis of source type, application, and geography. The application segment is divided into pharmaceutical, food & beverage, cosmetics & personal care, and others. In terms of value, pharmaceutical application is the leading segment, witnessing the highest CAGR of 7.9% between 2015 and 2020.

The global market is primarily driven by the increase in the demand of Microcrystalline Cellulose Market in the processed food industry and the growing pharmaceutical industry. High growth for MCC is observed in growing economies such as China, India, and other due to the growing pharmaceutical industry. Also, the cosmetics & personal care industry contributes significantly to the market.

The major players operational in the global market are FMC Corporation (U.S.), Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan), DuPont (U.S.), DFE Pharma (Germany), Tembec Inc. (Canada), Mingtai Chemical Co. Ltd. (Taiwan), JRS Pharma (Germany), Avantor Performance Materials (U.S.), and others. These companies have adopted various strategies, such as expansion and agreement & partnership, among others to achieve growth in the global market.

This report aims to estimate the global market of MCC in 2015 and to project the expected demand till 2020. This market research study provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global market. The research methodology of the report involved the utilization of various secondary sources such as encyclopedia, directories, and databases to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of the market. The primary sources – experts from related industries and suppliers, were interviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of the market.

The global Microcrystalline Cellulose Market is analyzed in terms of volume (kiloton) and value (USD million) on the basis of the following segmentations.

  1. Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, By Source (Raw Material)

         1.1     Wood based
         1.2     Non-wood based

  2. Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, By Applications 

         2.1     Pharmaceutical 
         2.2     Food & beverage
         2.3     Cosmetics & personal care
         2.4     Other applications

  3. Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, By Region

         3.1     North America
         3.2     Europe
         3.3     Asia-Pacific
         3.4     Rest of the World

    Table of Contents

    1 Introduction (Page No. - 12)
        1.1 Objectives of the Study
        1.2 Market Definition
        1.3 Market Scope
        1.4 Years Considered for the Study
        1.5 Currency & Pricing
        1.6 Package Size
        1.7 Limitations
        1.8 Stakeholders

    2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 16)
        2.1 Research Data
               2.1.1 Secondary Data
               2.1.2 Primary Data
                        2.1.2.1 Key Industry Insights
        2.2 Market Size Estimation
               2.2.1 Market Size
        2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
        2.4 Assumptions

    3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

    4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 29)
        4.1 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size By 2020, By Value
        4.2 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market - Regional Segments
        4.3 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market in Asia-Pacific
        4.4 U.S., China, & India Command Major Share of the Microcrystalline Cellulose Market
        4.5 Microcrystalline Cellulose Application Market Share, By Value
        4.6 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market: Developing vs Developed Nations
        4.7 End-User Application Growth Matrix

    5 Market Overview (Page No. - 36)
        5.1 Introduction
        5.2 Market Segmentation
        5.3 Market Dynamics
               5.3.1 Drivers
                        5.3.1.1 Growing Pharmaceutical Market is Driving Microcrystalline Cellulose Market
                        5.3.1.2 Increasing Acceptance of MCC as A Pharmaceutical Excipient
                        5.3.1.3 Increase in Demand of MCC Due to Growth in Processed Food Industry
               5.3.2 Restraints
                        5.3.2.1 Availability of Substitutes for Specific Food & Beverage and Pharmaceutical Applications
               5.3.3 Opportunities
                        5.3.3.1 Increasing Demand From Emerging Economies
                        5.3.3.2 Growth in Non-Wood Sourced MCC
               5.3.4 Challenges
                        5.3.4.1 to Produce Low Cost MCC
               5.3.5 Winning Imperatives
                        5.3.5.1 New Production Capacity Expansion and Shifting Focus of Manufacturing to Emerging Countries
        5.4 Value Chain Analysis
        5.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
               5.5.1 Threat of Substitutes
               5.5.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
               5.5.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers
               5.5.4 Threat of New Entrants
               5.5.5 Intensity of Rivalry

    6 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, by Source Type (Page No. - 48)
        6.1 Introduction
               6.1.1 Wood Based
               6.1.2 Non-Wood Based

    7 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, by Application (Page No. - 52)
        7.1 Introduction
        7.2 Food & Beverage
        7.3 Pharmaceutical
        7.4 Cosmetics & Personal Care

    8 Regional Analysis (Page No. - 62)
        8.1 Introduction
        8.2 North America
               8.2.1 By Application
               8.2.2 By Country
                        8.2.2.1 U.S.
                        8.2.2.2 Canada
                        8.2.2.3 Rest of North America (RoNA)
        8.3 Europe
               8.3.1 By Application
               8.3.2 By Country
                        8.3.2.1 Germany
                        8.3.2.2 France
                        8.3.2.3 Italy
                        8.3.2.4 U.K.
                        8.3.2.5 Switzerland
                        8.3.2.6 Spain
                        8.3.2.7 Rest of Europe(RoE)
        8.4 Asia-Pacific
               8.4.1 By Application
               8.4.2 By Country
                        8.4.2.1 China
                        8.4.2.2 India
                        8.4.2.3 Japan
                        8.4.2.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
        8.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
               8.5.1 By Application
               8.5.2 By Country
                        8.5.2.1 Brazil
                        8.5.2.2 Rest of RoW

    9 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 104)
        9.1 Overview
        9.2 Expansion: The Most Popular Growth Strategy
        9.3 Yearly Market Developments Matrix: 2013 Witnessed the Maximum Development
        9.4 DFE Pharma is the Most Active Participant
        9.5 Competitive Situation & Trends
               9.5.1 Expansions
               9.5.2 Agreement, Partnership, and Collaborations
               9.5.3 Acquisitions
               9.5.4 New Product Launches

    10 Company Profiles (Page No. - 114)
         10.1 FMC Corporation
                 10.1.1 FMC Corporation: Business Overview
                 10.1.2 Products Offered
                 10.1.3 Recent Developments
                 10.1.4 SWOT Analysis
                 10.1.5 MnM View
         10.2 E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Companies
                 10.2.1 E.I.Dupont De Nemours and Companies: Business Overview
                 10.2.2 Products Offered
                 10.2.3 Recent Developments
                 10.2.4 SWOT Analysis
                 10.2.5 MnM View
         10.3 Asahi Kasei Corporation
                 10.3.1 Asahi Kasei Corporation : Business Overview
                 10.3.2 Products Offered
                 10.3.3 SWOT Analysis
                 10.3.4 MnM View
         10.4 Tembec Inc.
                 10.4.1 Tembec Inc.: Business Overview
                 10.4.2 Products Offered
                 10.4.3 Recent Developments
                 10.4.4 SWOT Analysis
                 10.4.5 MnM View
         10.5 DFE Pharma
                 10.5.1 DFE Pharma : Business Overview
                 10.5.2 Products Offered
                 10.5.3 Recent Developments
                 10.5.4 SWOT Analysis
                 10.5.5 MnM View
         10.6 Blanver Farmoquimica Ltda
                 10.6.1 Blanver Farmoquimica Ltda: Business Overview
                 10.6.2 Products Offered
                 10.6.3 SWOT Analysis
                 10.6.4 MnM View
         10.7 JRS Pharma
                 10.7.1 JRS Pharma : Business Overview
                 10.7.2 Products Offered
                 10.7.3 Recent Developments
                 10.7.4 SWOT Analysis
                 10.7.5 MnM View
         10.8 Avantor Performance Materials, Inc
                 10.8.1 Avantor Performance Materials, Inc : Business Overview
                 10.8.2 Products Offered
                 10.8.3 Recent Developments
                 10.8.4 MnM View
         10.9 Mingtai Chemical Co.,Ltd
                 10.9.1 Mingtai Chemical Co. Ltd.: Business Overview
                 10.9.2 Products Offered
                 10.9.3 Recent Developments
                 10.9.4 MnM View
         10.10 Pharmatrans-Sanaq AG
                 10.10.1 Pharmatrans-Sanaq AG: Business  Overview
                 10.10.2 Products Offered
                 10.10.3 MnM View
         10.11 Sigachi Industrial Pvt.Ltd
                 10.11.1 Sigachi Industrial Pvt. Ltd: Business Overview
                 10.11.2 Products Offered
                 10.11.3 MnM View
         10.12 Juku Orchem Private Limited
                 10.12.1 Juku Orchem Private Limited : Business  Overview
                 10.12.2 Products Offered
                 10.12.3 MnM View

    11 Appendix (Page No. - 154)
         11.1 Insights From Industry Experts
         11.2 Discussion Guide
         11.3 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
         11.4 Available Customizations
         11.5 Related Reports


    List of Tables (64 Tables)

    Table 1 Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) Market Size, 2013–2020
    Table 2 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Source Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 3 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Source Type, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 4 Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 5 Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 6 Market in Food & Beverage Application, By Region, 2015–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 7 Market in Food & Beverage Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 8 Market in Pharmaceutical Application, By Region, 2015–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 9 Market in Cosmetic & Personal Care Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 10 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market in Cosmetic & Personal Care Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 11 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 12 Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 13 North America: Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 14 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 15 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 16 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 17 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 18 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 19 Canada: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 20 Canada: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 21 RoNA: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 22 RoNA: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 23 Europe: Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 24 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 25 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 26 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 27 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 28 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 29 France: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 30 France: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 31 Italy: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 32 Italy: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 33 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 34 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 35 Switzerland: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 36 Switzerland: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 37 Spain: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 38 Spain: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 39 RoE: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 40 RoE: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 41 Asia-Pacific: Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 42 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 43 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 44 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 45 China: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 46 China: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 47 India: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 48 India: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 49 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 50 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 51 Rest of Apac: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 52 Rest of Apac: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 53 RoW: Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 54 RoW: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 55 RoW: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 56 RoW: Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 57 Brazil: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 58 Brazil: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 59 Rest of RoW: Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Table 60 Rest of RoW: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Kiloton)
    Table 61 Expansions, (2011-2015)
    Table 62 Agreement, Partnership, and Collaborations, (2011-2015)
    Table 63 Acquisitions
    Table 64 New Product Launches


    List of Figures (55 Figures)

    Figure 1 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Segmentation
    Figure 2 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market: Research Design
    Figure 3 Key Data From Secondary Sources
    Figure 4 Data From Primary Sources
    Figure 5 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, & Region
    Figure 6 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
    Figure 7 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
    Figure 8 Pharmaceutical Application Set to Drive the Market Between 2015 & 2020
    Figure 9 Non-Wood Based Market is Projected to Witness the Highest Growth Between 2015 & 2020
    Figure 10 Asia-Pacific to Witness the Highest Growth Between 2015 & 2020
    Figure 11 Attractive Opportunities in Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, 2015–2020
    Figure 12 Asia-Pacific Expected to Drive the MCC Market Between 2015 & 2020
    Figure 13 China Captured the Largest Share of the Microcrystalline Cellulose Market in Asia-Pacific
    Figure 14 U.S., China, and India Commanded 42% of the MCC Market in 2014
    Figure 15 MCC Market in Cosmetics & Personal Care Was Dominated By Europe in 2014
    Figure 16 India and China to Be Lucrative Markets
    Figure 17 Pharmaceutical Industry Expected to Have A Long Term Impact on MCC Market
    Figure 18 Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges in Microcrystalline Cellulose Market
    Figure 19 Value Chain Analysis for MCC
    Figure 20 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
    Figure 21 Non-Wood Based MCC to Outpace Other Markets in Growth, 2015-2020
    Figure 22 Pharmaceutical to Outpace Other Applications in Growth, 2015-2020
    Figure 23 Europe Dominates the Microcrystalline Cellulose Market in Food & Beverage Application in 2015
    Figure 24 Asia-Pacific Estimated to Drive the Market in Pharmaceutical Application (2015–2020)
    Figure 25 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market in Pharmaceutical Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
    Figure 26 Europe Dominates in the Cosmetics & Personal Care Segment
    Figure 27 Asia-Pacific is Estimated to Drive the Market Between 2015 and 2020
    Figure 28 Asia-Pacific Microcrystalline Cellulose Market is Projected to Witness the Highest Growth Between 2015 and 2020
    Figure 29 U.S. Was the Key Market for MCC in North America (2014)
    Figure 30 Switzerland is Estimated to Be the Fastest-Growing European Market for MCC (2015–2020)
    Figure 31 China and India are Projected to Drive the Market in Asia-Pacific Between 2015 & 2020
    Figure 32 Companies Adopted Expansion as Key Growth Strategy in the Last Five Years (2011-2015)
    Figure 33 Major Growth Strategies in the Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, 2011–2015
    Figure 34 Developments in the Global Microcrystalline Cellulose Market, 2011–2015
    Figure 35 Microcrystalline Cellulose Market Growth Strategies, By Company, 2011-2015
    Figure 36 Regional Revenue Mix of Key MCC Suppliers
    Figure 37 FMC Corporation: Company Snapshot
    Figure 38 FMC Corporation: SWOT Analysis
    Figure 39 Dupont: Company Snapshot
    Figure 40 Dupont: SWOT Analysis
    Figure 41 Asahi Kasei Corporation; Company Snapshot
    Figure 42 Asahi Kasei Corporation: SWOT Analysis
    Figure 43 Tembec Inc.: Company Snapshot
    Figure 44 Tembec Inc.: SWOT Analysis
    Figure 45 DFE Pharma: Company Snapshot
    Figure 46 DFE Pharma: SWOT Analysis
    Figure 47 Blanver Farmoquimica Ltda.: Company Snapshot
    Figure 48 Blanver Farmoquimica Ltda: SWOT Analysis
    Figure 49 JRS Pharma: Company Snapshot
    Figure 50 JRS Pharma: SWOT Analysis
    Figure 51 Avantor Performance Materials; Company Snapshot
    Figure 52 Mingtai Chemical Co. Ltd.: Company Snapshot
    Figure 53 Pharmatrans-Sanaq AG: Company Snapshot
    Figure 54 Sigachi Industries Pvt. Ltd.: Company Snapshot
    Figure 55 Juku Orchem Pvt. Ltd.: Company Snapshot

    The global microcrystalline cellulose market (MCC) size, in terms of value, is expected to reach around USD 1,080 Million by 2020. The market has witnessed strong growth in the past few years on account of high demand from end use industries in the U.S., Germany, France, China, and India. MCC is gaining importance in the pharmaceutical sector and is growing at a rapid pace. The emphasis of the market players will be on reduction of production cost, which will increase the demand for MCC globally.

    Currently, Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market of MCC. China and India are important markets of MCC in the region. China held the largest share of the market in the region in 2014. The market size, in terms of volume, is comparatively low in RoW, but is estimated to witness a significant growth rate between 2015 and 2020 as the demand from countries like Brazil and other emerging countries is expected to grow.

    Microcrystalline Cellulose Market

    The Microcrystalline Cellulose Market is classified on the basis of source type, namely, wood based and non-wood based. It is also classified on the basis of  application such as pharmaceutical, food & beverage, cosmetics & personal care, and others. Pharmaceutical application dominates the global market in terms of value, witnessing the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The food & beverage industry is the leading application of MCC, in terms of volume. MCC is used as anti-caking agent, bulking agent, stabilizer, texturizer, thickening agent, binder, etc. This versatile characteristics of MCC makes it useful in pharmaceutical, food & beverage, and cosmetics & personal care industries.

    Asia-Pacific and North America are the most active markets in terms of strategic initiatives undertaken. Some of the factors  driving the growth of the market are healthy end use industry growth, amplified local manufacturing, and acquisition of domestic players to increase market reach.

    The major players of microcrystalline cellulose market are FMC Corporation (U.S.), DFE Pharma (Germany), DuPont (U.S.), Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan), Mingtai Chemical Co. Ltd (Taiwan), Avantor Performance Materials (U.S.), Tembec Inc. (Canada), JRS Pharma (Germany), Blanver Farmoquimica Ltda. (Brazil), Sigachi Industries Pvt. Ltd. (India), and others.  The companies in this market need to compete with each other with respect to prices and offering wide product range to meet the market requirements.

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