July 28, 2023

Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston-based market research firm, has published a complete, new report on the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry.  (Plunkett’s Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry Almanac 2024,  It contains hundreds of pages of vital insights, including forecasts, market sizing, technologies analysis, trends analysis and statistical tables, as well as data on top global companies.

Key Findings:

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms within the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry.  Gain vital insights that can help shape strategy for business development, product development and investments.

Key Features:

  • Business trends analysis
  • In-depth industry overview
  • Technology trends analysis
  • Forecasts
  • Spending, investment, and consumption discussions
  • In-depth industry statistics and metrics
  • Industry employment numbers

Additional Key Features Include:

Industry Glossary

Industry Contacts list, including Professional Societies and Industry Associations

Profiles of industry-leading companies

  • U.S. and Global Firms
  • Publicly held, Private and Subsidiaries
  • Executive Contacts
  • Revenues
  • For Public Companies: Detailed Financial Summaries

Pages: 554

Statistical Tables Provided: 15

Companies Profiled: 400

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $399.99

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 report covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry.

Plunkett Research Provides Unique Analysis of the Following Major Trends in the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry

  1. Introduction to the Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry
  2. Plastic Processing Technologies Have Evolved According to Specialized Needs
  3. Global Demand for Plastics Will Soar Over the Long Term
  4. China’s Plastics Market to Grow Long-Term/China Is a Major Chemicals Import Market
  5. Petrochemicals Plants in the Middle East Expand but Face Challenges
  6. India’s Plastics and Chemicals Sectors Grow/India Is Home to Massive Petrochemical Plants
  7. New Display Technologies with PLEDs
  8. Refineries Along with Chemicals and Plastics Plants Expand in the U.S.
  9. Breakthroughs in Plastic Recycling
  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 Expired
  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

Plunkett Research Provides In-Depth Tables for the Following Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry Statistics

  1. Chemicals, Coatings & Plastics Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. U.S. Exports & Imports of Chemicals: 2017-2022
  3. U.S. Exports & Imports of Organic Chemicals: 2017-2022
  4. U.S. Exports & Imports of Inorganic Chemicals: 2017-2022
  5. U.S. Exports & Imports of Plastics & Plastics Products: 2017-2022
  6. U.S. Exports & Imports of Rubber & Rubber Products: 2017-2022
  7. U.S. Exports & Imports of Fertilizers: 2017-2022
  8. U.S. Exports & Imports of Pharmaceutical Products: 2017-2022
  9. Gross Output in the Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2016-2021
  10. Chemicals & Plastics Industry Employment, U.S.: 2016-May 2023
  11. Employment & Wages in Chemicals Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2022
  12. Crude Oil Production & Drilling Activity, U.S.: Selected Years, 1991-2022
  13. Top World Oil Producers: 2022
  14. Natural Gas Overview, U.S.: Selected Years, 1975- 2022
  15. Refinery Capacity & Utilization in the U.S.: Selected Years, 2000-2022