Complete Guide to the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry From Plunkett Research 2021

July 30, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. announces an important market research and competitive analysis report, Plunkett’s Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry Almanac, 2020 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

The businesses of chemicals, coatings and plastics are closely linked, and those sectors, in turn, are closely linked to the oil and gas industry.  This is a research-based industry that requires massive capital expenditures on the production end. The chemicals industry is also a cyclical business, highly subject to costs for basic commodities (especially oil and gas) and open to rapid changes in fortune due to the ups and downs of the global economy. However, long-term trends point to increasing demand for many types of chemical products.

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics.  In addition, this publication lists the top profiles top 400 companies in the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-577-6 (Available Now)
  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-884-5 (Available Now)
  • Plunkett Research Online (Subscribers)

Key Features Include:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry  

Pages: 514            

Statistical Tables Provided: 20

Companies Profiled: 372

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $379.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving? 
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? 
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics business including:

  1. Introduction to the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry                            
  2. The Coronavirus’ Effect on the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry         
  3. Plastic Processing Technologies Have Evolved According to Specialized Needs                                                                                                                
  4. Global Demand for Plastics Will Soar Over the Long Term                              
  5. China’s Plastics Market to Grow Long-Term/China Is a Major Chemicals Import Market                                                                                                   
  6. Petrochemicals Plants in the Middle East Expand but Face Challenges           
  7. India’s Plastics and Chemicals Sectors Grow/India Is Home to Massive Petrochemical Plants                                                                                        
  8. New Display Technologies with PLEDs                                                              
  9. Refineries Along with Chemicals and Plastics Plants Delay Expansion Projects in U.S.                                                                                                  
  10. Chemical Plants Increase Security Measures                                                    
  11. Environmentalists Campaign for a Greener Chemical Industry                       
  12. Packaging Technology Improves/Wal-Mart and Coca-Cola Boost Packaging Sustainability                                                                                                     
  13. Bio-plastics Become a Reality/Plastic Packaging Made from Corn and Soy     
  14. Nanochemicals Deliver Advanced Coatings and Specialty Chemicals              
  15. Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation                                                                                            
  16. Ethanol Production Soared, But U.S. Federal Subsidy Expires                         
  17. Cellulosic Ethanol Makes Slow Commercial Progress                                      
  18. Manufacturers Focus on High Performance Plastics and Specialty Chemicals
  19. HPTP Thermoplastics, Thermoset and Engineered Plastics Enable Advanced Products/Nanocomposites Offer the Ultimate in Advanced Materials           
  20. The Future of the Global Chemicals Industry, Driven by Specialty Needs and a Growing
    Middle Class                                                                                                      

Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry Statistics

  1. Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview    
  2. U.S. Exports & Imports of Chemicals: 2014-1st Quarter 2020                            
  3. U.S. Exports & Imports of Organic Chemicals: 2014-1st Quarter 2020               
  4. U.S. Exports & Imports of Inorganic Chemicals: 2014-1st Quarter 2020            
  5. U.S. Exports & Imports of Plastics & Plastics Products: 2014-1st Quarter 2020 
  6. U.S. Exports & Imports of Rubber & Rubber Products: 2014-1st Quarter 2020 
  7. U.S. Exports & Imports of Explosives & Pyrotechnic Products: 2014-1st Quarter 2020                                                                                                        
  8. U.S. Exports & Imports of Fertilizers: 2014-1st Quarter 2020                             
  9. U.S. Exports & Imports of Pharmaceutical Products: 2014-1st Quarter 2020    
  10. Gross Output in the Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2012-2018
  11. Value of Manufacturers’ Shipments for Chemical Products Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Monthly, January 1992- May 2020                                            
  12. Monthly Value of Manufacturers’ Shipments & Inventories in the Chemicals, Plastics &
    Rubber Products Industries, U.S.: February-April 2020                                       
  13. Chemicals & Plastics Industry Employment, U.S.: 2012- May 2020                    
  14. Employment & Wages in Chemicals Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2019      
  15. Crude Oil Production & Drilling Activity, U.S.: Selected Years, 1990-2019         
  16. Top World Oil Producers: 2019                                                                            
  17. Natural Gas Overview, U.S.: Selected Years, 1950- 2019                                    
  18. Natural Gas Prices Paid, by Sector, U.S.: Selected Years, 1970-2019                  
  19. Refinery Capacity & Utilization in the U.S.: Selected Years, 2012-2019              
  20. Refinery Sales Prices for Selected Petroleum Products, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2019                                                                                                            

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • 3M Company
  • Air Products and Chemicals Inc
  • AkzoNobel NV
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Ashland Inc
  • Ball Corporation
  • Bridgestone Bandag LLC
  • Lanxess AG