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Sizing & Thickening Agents Market worth $20.7 Billion by 2020
The report "Sizing & Thickening Agents Market by type (Sizing: natural, synthetic, Thickening: minerals, hydrocolloids), Application (Food& Beverages, Paper & Paperboard, Paints& Coatings, Textile & Fiber) & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020", This report defines and segments the sizing & thickening agents market with analyses and projections of the market size, in terms of value. The market has been segmented on the basis of types and applications. The report also identifies the driving and restraining factors of the global market with an analysis of trends, opportunities, and challenges. The market is segmented and the market size is projected on the basis of key regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). The key countries are covered, and the market size and trends are projected for each region.
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This research report includes the market for sizing & thickening agents used in food & beverages, paper & paperboard, paints & coatings, and textile & fibers. The market for sizing & thickening agents is projected to reach a value of $20.7 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2015. Trends such as increasing demand for natural ingredients, clean-label products, growing industrial applications of sizing & thickening agents are driving the market.
North America and Europe are the dominating regions in terms of market value for sizing & thickening agents. However, the trade liberalization spread of process technology and rising standards of living are driving the market in emerging economies like Asia-Pacific and Latin American countries. Major industry players are establishing their footprints in the developing countries by investing in various acquisitions, partnerships, expansions and Research & Development. This is due to the low labour costs, cheaper raw material resources and increasing consumer demand. The expansions & investments accounted to 61% of the overall developments in this market.
Sizing agents are mostly used in paper and textile industries. In paper manufacturing, sizing is used to improve the ink-holding capacity of the paper surface and in textile manufacturing it is used to reduce breakage of the yarn. On the basis of nature of raw material, the sizing agent market is further sub-segmented into natural sizing agents and synthetic sizing agents. Sizing agents such as starches, rosins, polyvinyl alcohol, and styrene are covered in this report.
Thickening agents or thickeners are substances added to solutions to increase the viscosity of the liquid without significantly affecting its taste and other properties. The type and quantity of thickener depends on the nature of the final product. Thickeners are usually grouped as food-grade thickeners and non-food grade thickeners. They are further segmented on the basis of raw material into mineral thickeners and hydrocolloid thickeners. Mineral thickeners such as clay and silica and hydrocolloid thickeners such as starches, gums, cellulose, gelatin, pectin, and carrageenan are covered in this report.
Few restraints for the global sizing & thickening agents market are environmental pollution caused by sizing agents, raw material availability and depletion of mineral resources.
Sizing & Thickening Agents Market Size, by Region, 2015 Vs. 2020 ($Million)
E - Estimated; P - Projected
Source: Company Annual Reports, Primary Interviews, Company Websites, and MarketsandMarkets Analysis
The North American region is one of the leading global producers and consumers of sizing & thickening agents.
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