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Industrial Surfactants: Emerging Markets Analysis and Opportunities
To Be Published 2nd Quarter 2018
Base Year: 2017
Forecasts to 2022

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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: India, The Middle East, Southeast Asia


    Besides well-known and understood personal care and cleaning applications, a variety of industrial applications are potential growth segments for surfactants suppliers. Crop protection, paints and coatings, lubricants, and textiles are just a few examples. The nature of these applications is very different and requires precise understanding for suppliers to position their products well and make the most of the opportunities. After the publication of detailed assessments of China, Europe, and the United States in 2016, Kline is widening its coverage to new markets offering new opportunities, but also driven by different factors.

    This Report Will Help Subscribers to:

    • Assess regional consumption of surfactants in each application and by product type
    • Understand performance requirements from different end-use applications, and how are they being met
    • Determine key surfactants used in each applications and find out if substitution is occurring
    • Identify the leading suppliers for different surfactants by region and application
    • Understand the key growth drivers and restraints in the different end-use segments
    • Evaluate the growth potential for surfactants and market opportunities
  • Contents
  • Introduction

    Executive Summary
    • An Overview of Key Findings
    End-use Analysis
    For each application covered (Table 1), the following information is provided:
    • Market overview
      − Market sizing, key trends, key players
      − Regulatory overview
    • Product overview
      − Grades and prices
      − Levels of use
    • Market sizing
      − Estimated consumption volume/value by product type
    • Competitive landscape
      − Industry structure
      − Supplier market share
      − Porter’s Five Forces
    • Appraisal and outlook
      − Growth drivers and constraints
    Product Analysis
    For each major surfactant class covered (Table 2), the following information is provided:
    • Estimated consumption in volume and value by end use
    • Supplier market shares
    • Five-year forecast and rationale
    Supplier Profiles
    Detailed profiles of 10 leading and niche local manufacturers of surfactants are provided, including the following information:
    • Overview
    • Surfactants sales
    • Grades
    • Capacities
    • Raw materials
    • Sales and marketing
    • Technical capabilities
    • Outlook

    * Subject to charter subscriber input

    Table 1: End-use Applications Included
    within the Scope
    Crop protection
    Metalworking fluids
    Oil and gas
    Paints and coatings
    Pulp and paper
    Emulsion polymers
    Minor end-uses

    Table 2: Surfactants Included within the Scope
    Surfactants class Surfactant
    Amphoterics Betaines
      All other
    Anionics Alkyl aryl sulphonates
      Alkyl ether sulphates
      Alkyl sulphates
      Carboxylic ethers
      Fatty acid soaps
      Lignin sulphonates
      Naphtalene sulphonates
      Olefin sulphonates
      Parafin sulphonates
      Phosphate esters
      All other
    Cationics Quaternary ammonium compounds
      Fatty amine ethoxylated
      All other
    Nonionics Alkalonamides
      Alkylphenol ethoxylates/nonylphenol ethoxylates (APE/NPE)
      Alkyl polyglucosides (APG)
      Amine oxides
      Castor oil ethoxylates
      Esters emulsifiers
      EO/PO copolymers
      Fatty alcohol ethoxylates
      Mono- and diglycerides
      TSP ethoxylates
      All other
  • Scope
  • Industrial Surfactants: Emerging Markets Analysis and Opportunities will provide a detailed independent appraisal of three fast growing markets (India, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia), including current and forecast demand by major product and end-use industry, product grades and prices, applications, distribution channels, supplier sales, and technical and market trends. This program will come as two key deliverables: a detailed report for each of the region considered giving a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative analysis of each regional market and a fully interactive database for customization with the data.

    • Consumption of key surfactants by end-use application and by region
    • Detailed demand analysis of surfactants by enduse market and region
    • Supplier sales by surfactant, application, and region
    • Average market pricing
    • Forecast consumption of surfactants until 2022
  • Key Benefits
  • This report will assist surfactants suppliers in identifying opportunities within the regional industrial surfactants industry. It will also serve as an invaluable tool in the strategic planning process. This report series will provide subscribers with:

    • An independent assessment of the industrial surfactants market in the covered regional markets, enabling each subscriber to understand the context in which each regional business operates
    • Identification of key growth potential by surfactant, application, and geography to enable development of targeted sales and marketing strategies to exploit high growth areas
    • Competitive intelligence for use in benchmarking
    • An appraisal of market trends, supply, and demand drivers enabling subscribers to position their polymers to maximize trends within the market
    • Forecasting scenarios from which to base solid strategic business plans
    • A tool to develop market-entry and market expansion strategies
  • Methodology
  • Kline’s approach places the principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable. Building on our 50-plus years in the business and leveraging our worldwide network of offices, our teams of seasoned professionals draw upon pragmatic industrial and commercial experience to understand and interpret global impacts and local perspectives.

    Primary Research
    We Know Who to Talk to. We Know How to Listen.

    A high number of in-depth discussions are conducted by each analyst. Up to 60% of interviews are done with the true industry insiders!

    Kline’s analysts draw upon pragmatic experience to understand global impacts and local perspectives. Our interviews engage experts across all pertinent fields and sectors including:

    • Marketers/manufacturers
    • Distributors
    • Government agencies
    • Retailers
    • Suppliers
    • Trade organizations

    Secondary Research
    We Know Where to Look – Mining the Details.

    Analysis is further supplemented by secondary research, consisting of constant tracking of annual company reports, national statistics bureaux, trade/ industrial/professional associations and the like.

    Relevant developments are diligently followed and their impact closely monitored. Reports also draw upon non-confidential data from Kline’s internal database, consisting of over half a century’s syndicated research.

    Comprehensive Market Intelligence
    We Know How to Verify.

    Data are rigorously analyzed, cross-checked, distilled and validated. Kline’s proven methodology allows exceptionally effective, precise and reliable market intelligence procurement and assessment, giving subscribers a solid foundation on which to grow, refine and expand their business with confidence.

    Kline Credentials

    Kline is a leading global management consulting and market research firm offering the complete spectrum of services. The firm has served the management consulting and market research needs of organizations in the chemicals, materials, energy, life sciences, and consumer products industries for over 50 years.

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