Established Classic: Ceresana Presents Fifth Report on the Global Market for Polypropylene
Polypropylene is one of the world’s most widely produced standard plastics, second only to polyethylene. “PP can be processed using various techniques and is used for the most diverse applications ranging from packaging to household appliances, clothing, and vehicles,” Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana, explains. The market research company analyzed the global market for polypropylene already for the fifth time. The latest report expects revenues for this type of plastic to grow by, on average, 4.9% per year until 2026. Packaging Producers Are Major Consumers The most important sales market for polypropylene in 2018 was flexible packaging: A total of 16.4 million tonnes were processed in films, bags, and sacks. Another 15.5 million tonnes of polypropylene were used for the production of rigid packaging, such as containers and lids for food and beverages, chemicals as well as industrial and household products. Demand in the application areas consumer goods and fibers ...
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Proven Standard Plastic: Ceresana Publishes New Study on Polypropylene
Polypropylene (PP) is the second most important standard plastic after polyethylene, compatible with many processing technologies, and used for the most diverse applications ranging from packaging to household appliances, clothes, and vehicles. Ceresana analyzed the global market for polypropylene already for the fourth time. The latest report of the market research company expects the demand for this type of plastics to grow by, on average, 3% per year until 2024. Polypropylene – Keeping It Fresh   The most important sales market for polypropylene in 2016 was flexible packaging with a demand volume of 17.66 million tonnes. Widely spread every-day products such as shrink-wrap packaging, shopping bags, and packaging for cigarettes or snacks are included. The production of rigid packaging, such as yoghurt cups, containers, bottles, and closures of all kinds ranked second. Since it is one of the most versatile packaging materials, polypropylene can assert itself against the competition of ...
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Growth Potential: Ceresana Forecasts Chances for Polypropylene
Polypropylene (PP) can be found everywhere: in packaging materials and household items, in clothing as much as in vehicles and countless other products. „About 55.1 million tonnes of polypropylene were consumed in 2013. Thus PP is the second-best selling type of plastic after polyethylene“, explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. „We forecast global revenues to increase by about 5.8% p.a. until 2021.“ Ceresana’s analysis of the polypropylene market has just been published in its third edition. Demand Increasing in Asia in Particular The opening up of new application areas, the development of bioplastics made from renewable resources and the substitution of other materials offer a high growth potential for the polypropylene market. China and India continue to see a massive increase of demand, which is why Asia-Pacific is expected to account for about 58% of total global demand in 2021. The USA, the largest sales market ...
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International Connections: Ceresana analyzes the adhesives market
During their development, adhesives have gained a strong position in more and more production processes. There is hardly any product in our surroundings that does not contain at least one adhesive – be it the label on a beverage bottle, the protective film on an automobile or the profile on window frames. Market researchers from Ceresana expect a revenue of almost US$50 billion for the global adhesives market in 2019. Especially the dynamic economic development in emerging countries such as China, India, Russia and Brazil will stimulate further growth in demand for adhesives. The market research institution expects demand to rise by 2.9% p.a. in the next eight years, meaning that growth will even accelerate when compared to the last eight years. Growth market Asia Dynamic growth rates cause demand in Asia-Pacific to grow rapidly, being the worldwide largest share with more than a third of total demand. Ceresana forecasts ...

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