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2013 Report on the US Natural Polymers Market - Trends and Forecast to 2018

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the US Natural Polymers Market - Trends and Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.

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Natural polymer market is gaining popularity due to its growing demand for pharmaceutical applications such as excipients, binder and filler in directly compressed drugs, wound dressing, and the treatment of arthritic-afflicted joints, etc. The natural polymer market report offers in-depth analysis of the U.S. natural polymer market. The research interprets and analyzes major market dynamics of natural polymer, covering drivers, restraints, opportunities and challenges to the industry.

This report divides the natural polymer market at the application and product level as well as provides estimates and forecasts for each sub segment. The study provides extensive analysis of the U.S. natural polymer market in the context of demand, along with forecast and market estimates from 2012 to 2018, in terms of both revenues and volumes. Major natural polymer products analyzed in this study include cellulose ether, starch and fermentation products, protein based polymers, and other natural polymers.

Cellulose ether has dominated the U.S. market in terms of demand and is also expected to continue its dominance over the next five years. Key cellulose ether application includes medical, construction, food and beverage, cosmetics, and toiletries.
Medical, food & beverage, and oilfields are major application markets for natural polymers. Medical use dominates the application market of natural polymers in terms of volume and revenue. It is also the fastest growing application segment followed by the oilfield market.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Natural Polymer Market by Type

5 Natural Polymer Market by Application

6 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • AkzoNobel N.V.
  • Arkema
  • BASF
  • Bayer
  • DIC Corporation
  • Diamond Vogel Paints
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Evonik Industries
  • Henkel
  • Jotun A/S
  • Kansai Paint Co. Ltd
  • Nippon Paint
  • PPG Industries Inc.
  • RPM International Inc
  • Royal DSM
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Valspar Corporation

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