Global Solvents Strategic Business Report 2018: Anmual Estimates & Forecasts 2016-2024 - Dow, LyondellBasell, ExxonMobil, Shell and Eastman Lead the Market

9/17/2018, 11:57 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Dublin, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Solvents - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to's offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year -year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Solvents in Metric Tons by the following Segments:

  • Alcohols
  • Ketones
  • Esters
  • Ethers
  • Chlorinated Solvents
  • Hydrocarbon Solvents

The Global market is also analyzed by the following Application Markets:

  • Cleaning Agents
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Others

The report profiles 144 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (USA)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • BioAmber, Inc. (Canada)
  • BP p.l.c. (UK)
  • Celanese Corporation (USA)
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (USA)
  • CITGO Petroleum Corporation (USA)
  • Eastman Chemical Company (USA)
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (USA)
  • Honeywell International, Inc. (USA)
  • Huntsman Corporation (USA)
  • INEOS Group Limited (UK)
  • LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Occidental Chemical Corporation (USA)
  • Sasol Limited (South Africa)
  • Shell Chemicals Limited (UK)
  • Solvay S.A. (Belgium)
  • The Dow Chemical Company (USA)
  • Union Carbide Corporation (USA)
  • Total S.A. (France)

Key Topics Covered:

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

A Prelude
Growing Popularity of Bio and Green Solvents
Market Prospects Intrinsically Linked to Economic Scenario
Stable Economic Outlook to Keep Market Sentiment Intact in the Immediate Term
Market Outlook
Asia-Pacific: The Most Important Market for Solvents

Green Solvents Set to Make Bigger Gains
Petrochemical-based Solvents vs Green Solvents: A Comparative Analysis
Environmental Regulations Spur Growth of Green Solvents
North America Leads in Bio Solvents for Oilfield Applications
Oxygenated Solvents - Green Credentials Drive Increased Consumption
Brief Overview of Select Oxygenated Solvents
Diacetone Alcohol (DAA)
Hexylene Glycol
Isophorone (IPHO)
Mesityl Oxide (MO)
Methylisobutylcarbinol (MIBC)
Methylisobutylketone (MIBK)
Trimethylcyclohexanone (TMCHONE)
Alcohols - the Largest and Fastest Growing Market
Dibasic Esters Gather Momentum
Methyl Ether Ketones Witness Demand Deceleration
Growing Demand for Acetates
Hydrocarbon and Chlorinated Solvents Demand on the Decline
Key Role of Solvents in a Plethora of Manufacturing & Processing Applications Keeps the Market Momentum Intact
Paints & Coatings: Major End-Use Sector for Solvents
Declining Use of Solvent-based Paints & Coatings Remains a Key Concern
Adhesives: A Conventional End-Use Application
Major End-Use Applications for Adhesives: A Snapshot
Industrial Cleaning: A Key Revenue Contributor
Electronic Cleaning Solvents - Banking on the Rise of Electronics Manufacturing
Household Cleaning Products Rely on Solvents for Effective Performance
Solvents Remain a Key Material in Pharmaceutical Preparation
Solvents: A Primary Material in Printing Ink Manufacturing
Application of Solvents in Printing Inks by Printing Process: A Snapshot
Rising Demand for Personal Care and Cosmetics Bodes Well for Market Growth
Solvents for Food Processing and Packaging
Use of Solvents Remains Important in Automobile Manufacturing and Assembly
Market to Benefit from Upward Trajectory in Automotive Production
Opportunity Indicators:
Solvents & Solvent-containing Materials - Critical in Aircraft Construction
Metal Casting Industry Relies on Solvents for Smoother Process Operations
Solvents Induce Flexibility in Asphalt Compounding
Wood Preservation Made Easier with Solvents
Solvent Usage in Ground Transportation
Advanced Solvent Based Cleaning Systems Replace Aqueous Cleaning Systems
Trade Statistics
Organic Composite Solvents and Thinners, Prepared Paint or Varnish Removers
Waste Organic Solvents, Halogenated
Waste Organic Solvents, Non-Halogenated

Solvents: A Highly Regulated Industry
Negative Effects of Solvents on Human Health and Environment Spur Regulatory Legislations
Impact of Solvents on Human Health
Exposure to Domestic Solvents Leads to Asthma in Children
Solvent Exposures during Pregnancy Adversely Affects Offspring
Impact of Solvents on Environment
Overview of Select Regulatory Legislations for Solvents
The US Clean Air Act
The Industrial Emission Directive (IED) 2010/75/EU
European Council Directive 1999/13/EC
Emission Limits Option
Reduction Scheme Option
National Plan Option
European Union (Paints, Varnishes, Vehicle Refinishing Products and Activities) Regulations 2012
Maximum VOC Content Limit Values for Paints and Varnishes as per Directive 2004/42/CE
Maximum VOC Content Limit Values for Vehicle Refinishing Products as per Directive 2004/42/CE
European Union (Installations and Activities Using Organic Solvents) Regulations 2012
European Union Directive 2009/32/EC
The Globally Harmonised System (GHS) and Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Legislation
REACH (1907/2006/EC on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals)
ODS Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009

Solvents: An Introduction
Key Properties of Solvents
Boiling Point
Hansen Solubility Parameters for Solvents
Health Hazards of Solvents
Protection from Solvents
Classification of Solvents
2-Methyl Butanol
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK)
Ethyl Acetate
Butyl Acetate
Ethylene Glycol
E-Series Ethers (Glycol Ethers)
Chlorinated Solvents
Methylene Chloride
Chlorinated Fluorocarbons
Hydrocarbon Solvents
Mineral Spirits
Odorless Mineral Spirits
VM&P Naphtha (Varnish Maker's and Painter's Naphtha)
Xylene and Toluene
Alternative Solvents
Green Solvents
Key End-Use Sectors of Solvents
Agricultural Chemicals
Carrier Solvents
Dry Cleaning
Flexible Packaging
Metal/Industrial Cleaning
Oil Seed Extraction
Paints and Coatings
Personal Care
Printing Inks
Rubber/Polymer Manufacture
Other Uses and Applications

Dow, LyondellBasell, ExxonMobil, Shell and Eastman: Leading Players in the Global Solvents Market
Leading Producers and their Solvent Portfolio
Market Leaders Sense Brewing Competition from Low-Cost Asian Companies

6.1 Focus on Select Global Players

6.2 Recent Industry Activity
Zeochem to Acquire Armar AG
Oxiteno New Oxygenated Solvents Platforms
Novacap to Acquire Chemoxy International
Inkemia Green Chemicals Introduces Green Solvent Solutions
Toyochem to Acquire Rights to PSA Technology of Rohm and Haas Chemicals
BASF and Markor Inaugurate New Butanediol Plant in China

Market by Product Segment
Market by Application


8.1 The United States
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
An Insight into Solvents Market
Environmental Issues Shape Market Fortunes
Greener Eco-Friendly Solvents Gathering Momentum
Conventional Solvent Demand Remains Sluggish
Chlorinated Solvents Raise Serious Concerns
Non-Solvent Based Products Affect Demand
Regulatory Scenario
Solvents Industry in the US Remains Under Strict Regulatory Supervision
California to Phase Out Dry Cleaning Solvent, Perc
Use of n-Propyl Bromide Allowed in Certain Applications
Select Statistical Data:
Export & Import Statistics:
B. Market Analytics

8.2 Canada
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Regulatory Scenario
Sources of Commercial Solvents in Canada: A Snapshot
Export-Import Statistics:
B. Market Analytics

8.3 Japan
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Solvent Based Coatings Continue to Dominate
B. Market Analytics

8.4 Europe
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
An Insight into the Solvent Market
Europe - A Highly Regulated Solvents Market
ReSolve Project for Creating Bio-based Solvents
EU Regulations Curb Toxic Solvents
Chlorinated Solvents on a Continuous Decline
B. Market Analytics

8.4.1 France
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Potential Growth Sectors
B. Market Analytics

8.4.2 Germany
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
VOC Regulations Approval to Further Minimize Emissions
B. Market Analytics

8.4.3 Italy
Market Analysis

8.4.4 The United Kingdom
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
"Green" Dry-Cleaning to Replace Toxic Solvents in Laundries
UK Government Restricts Use of Solvents in Paints
B. Market Analytics

8.4.5 Spain
Market Analysis

8.4.6 Russia
Market Analysis

8.4.7 Rest of Europe
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
A Major Chemical Production Hub
B. Market Analytics

8.5 Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Asia-Pacific: The Most Important Market for Solvents
China Spurs Growth in Asia-Pacific
Low Labor Costs Promote New Plants in Asia-Pacific
Demand for Ethyl Acetate Soars in Asia
B. Market Analytics

8.5.1 China
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Acetone Market Sees Rapid Expansion
Rapid Expansion of Chinese Acetate Capacity
PU Adhesives to Drive Demand for Environment Friendly Ethyl Acetate
Pharmaceuticals and Coatings Sectors Opt for Ethyl Acetate
Chinese Acetates Sector Not Without Challenges
B. Market Analytics

8.5.2 Rest of Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
India - A Fast Growing Market for Solvents
B. Market Analytics

8.6 Latin America
Market Analysis

8.7 Rest of World
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
An Overview of Chemical Solvents Market in South Africa
Paint and Coating Industry - Largest Market for Green Solvents
B. Market Analytics


Total Companies Profiled: 144 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 177)

  • The United States (52)
  • Canada (6)
  • Japan (14)
  • Europe (56)
    • France (8)
    • Germany (14)
    • The United Kingdom (8)
    • Italy (3)
    • Spain (4)
    • Rest of Europe (19)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (41)
  • Middle East (3)
  • Latin America (2)
  • Africa (3)

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