World Oleochemical Fatty Acids Industry Market Report to 2017


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Buy the report "Global Markets for Oleochemical Fatty Acids" at US $5450 for a Single User PDF License from RnR Market Research Reports Library. An overview of the global markets for oleochemicals, including natural fatty acids, biodiesel and methyl esters, glycerine, as well as derivaties such as soaps, dimers, branched fatty acids, and fatty alcohols.

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World Oleochemical Fatty Acids Industry Market Report to 2017

  1. 1. RnR Market Research Offers “Global Markets for Oleochemical Fatty Acids” Report at US$5450 (Single User License). The report got published in Jan 2013 & contains 326 pages.This report provides:  An overview of the global markets for oleochemicals, including natural fatty acids, biodiesel and methyl esters, glycerine, as well as derivaties such as soaps, dimers, branched fatty acids, and fatty alcohols.  Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2008 through 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017.  Examination of applications by end market, such as household, personal care, oil field, and lubricants.  Discussion of current and potential legislation that will affect the industry.  Coverage of consumer trends that drive many of the end markets, such as cleaning, beauty, and food.  Comprehensive company profiles of major players.REPORT SCOPESTUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis BCC Research study is focused on the natural––based fatty acid industry, which is part of the wideroleochemical industry. The natural based fatty acid industry has been a workhorse in the chemical industryfor a number of years, but it is a brightly burning star today fueled by the green chemistry agenda. Thereason is that the raw material consumed to produce the oleochemicals is mainly based on material that isrenewable, sustainable and readily biodegradable.This study reviews how the industry has recovered from the economic slowdown of 2008 and 2009, and howit will develop and change over the next five years through 2017. Global value demand for natural fatty acids,as well as the byproduct glycerin, will grow 9.8% annually from the current manufacturing value of $7.7 billionin 2011 to $13.5 billion through 2017. This is based on the expectation that prices of key vegetable oils andanimal fats will continue to rise sharply during the six–year period due to pressure on stocks from not only thefatty acid sector, but also the self–sufficient energy generation (bio–fuel) and food industries as well as exporttaxes imposed on key vegetable oils. In tandem, the demand for the base oleochemicals will largely reflectthe gross domestic product of the developing nations across Asia, South America, Eastern Europe, theMiddle East and Africa. However, the profitability for the operators will be squeezed as raw materials are asubstantial portion of the manufacturing costs and there is difficulty in passing these fully across to thecustomers.Request your sample copy @ will experience the most growth, while personal and homecare applications will reap the benefitsof the drive towards greener and more biodegradable chemicals. The wax applications (including candlesand crayons) segment is expected to benefit from the lack of sufficient paraffin volumes to meet demand as aresult of petrochemical refineries shifting production streams to match demand from the motor oil industry. Ashift towards alternative waxy substances will also be driven by the high price of crude oil passing along the
  2. 2. whole fossil fuel supply chain.This study looks at the basic oleochemical business of fatty acids based on fats and oils and touches uponthe impact of the biodiesel industry on the market. It presents historical demand data for 2008 and 2011,estimates for 2012 and projections for 2017. It reviews the main markets for the major acid types from stearicacid, distilled fatty acids, polyunsaturated (including tall oil fatty acid: TOFA), fractionated fatty acids andmonounsaturated oleic acid. It reports on market sectors, reviews latest technology developments includingthe patent space, provides a regional perspective, examines the changing landscape of raw material andreviews the byproduct glycerin market.Market shares provided by leading and active merchant players such as Emery Oleochemical, ArizonaChemicals, Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK), IOI, Wilmar International Vantage Oleochemical, Oleon, Felda,MeadWestVaco, Forchem, Braido, Oxiteno and CremerOleo are profiled. The report looks at howgovernment incentives and regulations have impacted the industry especially with respect to self–sufficientenergy resources and animal fat classification. It also assesses the impact of rising raw material prices, tightsupply and demand curves for certain acid chains, the uncertainty of the economy in many of the developedcountries around the world and the impact of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) accreditation.REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDYThe fatty acid industry provides multiple products that are used in a wide range of industries due to thefunctionality it offers as a result of its molecule structure. A typical fatty acid has two reactive sites; the minoris the double bonds situated along the straight alkyl chain, while the major is a carboxylic acid group at thestart of the chain. Thus, the molecule is a starting material for a number of reactions changing thefunctionality and performance dependent on the fatty acid derivative formed. Fatty acids are excellenthydrophobes and thus are a key material for a number of very important surfactant groups.The world economy is still in a fragile state with a number of financial stress points impacting the moredeveloped regions, oleochemicals will be a vital resource to meet the ingredient needs of a number ofspecialty chemical formulators and consumer facing companies.Oleochemicals service different types of markets, more industrial orientated segments require ingredients thatcan achieve or even surpass the performance specification of the application at a price that is affordablewhile the more wellbeing and health orientated markets require ingredients that are not only suitable forhuman contact, be that externally on the skin or internally such as orally digested, but are sourced fromrenewable and natural grown origins. In both cases ingredients consumed must meet all safety, health andenvironmental regulations and legalization. Based on these types of demand the more wellbeing sectors willgrow faster in value terms with a CAGR between 12% and 16% from 2012 through 2017 compared to theindustrial segment at between 7% and 10% over the same period.There are a number of governmental tax break incentives for using biomass to generate energy and producefuel products. There are also export tax incentives for major tropical oil plantation countries to use localcompanies to develop downstream manufacturing capabilities utilizing locally sourced materials. Combinedthese incentives will have a profound effect on the industry at various points along the value chain. The self–sufficient energy incentives will not only drive up the cost of raw material for producers, it will tighten thesupply especially for tallow based economies. The export taxes will not only make it prohibitive for foreigncompanies, especially those located outside Asia, to source the high in–demand, medium–chain, fatty acidraw material; it will also mean that local producers gain an unfair monetary advantage over the competitionsince derivatives of these fatty acids or refined acids such as fractionated and distilled cuts are exempt fromthis export tax.The exponential growth in certain segments of the oleochemical family led to the devastation of importantecological systems that cannot be recovered. In addition it resulted in the diversion of not only vital food
  3. 3. ingredients, but the arable land used to grow the crops such was the eagerness of a number of companies tobenefit from the high value demand. The industry is now going to great lengths to, not only meet the growingneeds of the market, but to do this in a way that is sustainable while minimizing the impact of the food supplychain.SCOPE AND FORMATAs the social condition of citizens in the developing nations rises, so too will the demand from thesecommunities for more premium and westernized products, reflecting the higher standard of living status.Oleochemicals, such as fatty acids, will be a vital link in the supply chain as their outstanding functionality andversatility make them ideal to be used in a multitude of applications. On top of this the high reactivity of thisacid enables the production of a range of derivatives that can be tailored to meet the needs of a number ofend using industries, working with the formulators to produce the ideal blend of functionality and performance.The range of derivatives is dependent on the reaction site used. Derivatives can be produced using the acidfunctionality such as saponification, esterification, ethoxylation, or amination while derivatives based on theunsaturation include isomerization, dimerization, epoxidation, and hydrogenation acids.Fatty acids and their derivatives have a range of functionality that can be used to support the move awayfrom the petrochemical based platform that is reliant on the rapidly reducing fossil fuel industry since all theeasy oil has been extracted and the remaining oil is more inaccessible, more remote and located in moreinhospitable environments. While the equivalent renewable bio refinery type platform has a long way to go tobe commercially viable and suitable to replace the petrochemical platform, oleochemicals will be a majorcontributor to such development. For instance the ester derivatives have the functionality of surfactancy,lubricity and solvency, which deliver the following benefits:  The ability to reduce the surface tension between a polar and an apolar medium, which is important for cleaning and emulsification.  The ability to reduce friction, which is needed for lubricant applications.  The ability to dissolve chemicals, which is key to providing a greener solvent substitution for cleaning.This report provides an understanding of how the composition of various fats and oils transform into therange, quality and types of acids produced and the applications for which those acids can be used. Itexplores the various attributes of different acid types and how these cuts compete with synthetic formedproducts from the petrochemical route and the major applications outlets.This study will reveal the developments and research that demonstrate the green credentials of theoleochemical family and how these credentials are changing the environmental profile of the chemical usingindustry. This is helpful to the transformation from that of a major polluter to an industry working in harmonywith its environment to meet the needs of the current generation without detrimental effects on itssurroundings that would impact the generations to come.The study is divided into a number of sections and covers the following fatty acid types:  Stearic acid.  Distilled fatty acids.  Fractionated fatty acids.  Polyunsaturated acids including tall oil fatty acids.  Oleic acids.The fatty acid oleochemical business is important for the following reasons:
  4. 4.  It is a major source of surfactants, which are starting materials for the detergent, cleaning and personal care industries.  The functionality and performance combination enables formulators to deliver tailored solutions to meet a variety of customers’ needs.  It is an important cornerstone in the development of a sustainable chemical platform to reduce the reliance on fossil fuel based chemistry.  It promotes the development of green chemistry that is environmentally friendly.  Conversion of solid fats and liquid vegetable oils into a straight chain saturated or unsaturated carboxylic acid can be used in edible and non edible markets.METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCESThe insight and analysis contained within this report are based on information gathered from a cross sectionof oleochemical manufacturers, end users and other informed sources. Primary interview data was combinedwith secondary information gathered through an extensive review of published literature such as trademagazines, trade associations, company literature, conference material, patented technology, social mediasites and online databases to produce the baseline market estimates contained in this report and building onthe data collected in the previous review.With 2008 through to 2011 as the baseline, changes within each application were discussed and projectionsfor each segment were developed for 2012 through 2017. Key findings were summarized, as well as tested,confirmed and debated with important contacts in the industry. BCC Research understands the marketdrivers and their impact from a historical and analytical perspective, which enabled the extraction anddiscussion of major developments and the subsequent impact on the markets.The analytical methodologies used to generate market estimates are based on a projection of worldeconomy, world trade and technology developments. All dollar projections presented in this report are basedon 2012 constant dollars.Buy your report copy @ Of ContentsChapter- 1: INTRODUCTIONChapter- 2: SUMMARYChapter- 3: OVERVIEWChapter- 4: COATING TECHNOLOGIESChapter- 5: MARKET FOR COATINGSChapter- 6: MARKET FOR VARIOUS COATING TECHNOLOGIESChapter- 7: MARKET FOR ARCHITECTURAL COATING APPLICATIONSChapter- 8: MARKET FOR INDUSTRIAL COATING APPLICATIONSChapter- 9: MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SPECIAL-PURPOSE COATINGSChapter- 10: INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSISChapter- 11: PROFILES OF MAJOR COATING COMPANIESFor more details contact Mr. Priyank Tiwari: / +18883915441Website: