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Growth in world bioplastics demand

January 23, 2014 7:58 pm ET
Growth in world bioplastics demand


2013

China's nylon demand, 2013  (August 16, 2013 )
Exterior wall material trends in new single-family homes  (July 8, 2013 )
China's nylon demand forecast, 2007-17  (May 31, 2013 )
Production capacity projection for bio-based resins, 2011-20  (April 5, 2013 )
US compounded thermoplastic demand, 2007 vs. 2012  (March 1, 2013 )
Global & US cap/closure demand, 2016  (February 15, 2013 )
US decking demand, by material (2011 vs. 2016)  (February 1, 2013 )
Projected US plastic film demand, 2016  (January 11, 2013 )

2012

US recycled plastic demand, 2006-16  (December 17, 2012 )
US recycled plastic demand, 2006-16  (December 7, 2012 )
North American compounders' top products & services (2012 survey)  (November 21, 2012 )
European resin demand for rotational molding, 2012  (November 16, 2012 )
Construction, electrical to fuel US demand for fluoropolymers, 2011-16  (October 5, 2012 )
Projected US window market, 2006-2015  (September 28, 2012 )
Belgium's plastic resin prices rise (Dec. 2011 vs. Feb. 2012)  (July 13, 2012 )
Global plastics M&As by end market (first-half 2012)  (July 6, 2012 )
Chemical industry indicator shows US recovery slowing (2012)  (June 29, 2012 )
Automotive market snapshot (2012 North American injection molders surv...  (June 15, 2012 )
European per-capita plastics demand, by region (2011)  (June 8, 2012 )
Global BOPP film demand, 2011  (May 25, 2012 )
North American recyclers & brokers, 2012 survey  (May 18, 2012 )
2011 global polyethylene demand, by region  (May 4, 2012 )
US large-diameter pipe (2005-15)  (April 20, 2012 )
Hungary's exports of plastic resins, 2010  (April 13, 2012 )
Europe's top 10 masterbatch producers, 2010  (March 16, 2012 )
US projected pipe demand, 2015  (March 10, 2012 )
North American demand for HDPE, by process (2011)  (March 2, 2012 )
Global composites demand for wind turbine blades, 2011  (February 17, 2012 )
World bioplastics demand (2005-15)  (February 3, 2012 )
Total plastics/composites content in North American light vehicles (20...  (January 13, 2012 )
Weight of plastic resins/composites used in North American light vehic...  (January 6, 2012 )

2011

World cap & closure demand  (December 22, 2011 )
HDPE markets leaders in production capacity, 2011  (December 9, 2011 )
North American compounders: top 10 materials (2011 survey)  (November 11, 2011 )
World pipe demand for all materials, 2005-15  (October 14, 2011 )
Europe's top 10 compounders in volume & sales, 2009  (September 30, 2011 )
North American film & sheet manufacturing: top materials used (2011 su...  (September 16, 2011 )
US pallet demand, 2015  (September 2, 2011 )
World BOPET film supply-demand, 2011-15  (July 22, 2011 )
Projected global insulation demand, 2014  (May 6, 2011 )
North American injection molders: top materials used (2011 survey)  (April 22, 2011 )
World's largest PVC makers (2011)  (April 1, 2011 )
US recovery of post-consumer non-bottle rigid plastics, 2009  (March 25, 2011 )
North American Thermoformers: top materials used (2011 survey)  (February 18, 2011 )
US decking demand: Wood-plastic composites gain market share (2009-14)  (February 11, 2011 )

2010

US HDPE bottle reclaim market, 2009  (December 15, 2010 )
China leads masterbatch demand in Southeast Asian market  (November 5, 2010 )
Projected growth in PE demand for US/Canada (2010-15)  (October 8, 2010 )
European tube & hose extrusion, 2009  (October 1, 2010 )
Biaxially oriented polyamide film, 2010 global capacity  (September 28, 2010 )
Biaxially oriented nylon film, 2010  (July 23, 2010 )
US resin exports, Q1 2010 vs. Q1 2009  (June 11, 2010 )
North American recyclers & brokers, plastics bought/sold (survey 2010)  (May 21, 2010 )
North American injection molders 2010 survey: Top materials used  (April 30, 2010 )
World nanomaterial demand  (April 16, 2010 )
Size comparison of US reclaimers of HDPE bottles (2007 vs. 2008)  (March 19, 2010 )
Global thermoplastic resin capacity, 2008  (March 5, 2010 )
US wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber demand, 2003-13  (February 26, 2010 )
US fencing demand (2007, 2012)  (February 8, 2010 )
US recycled HDPE bottle end uses, 2007  (January 29, 2010 )

2009

US post-consumer PET bottles recycled, 2004-08  (December 11, 2009 )
Total RPET consumption by US converters, 2008  (November 20, 2009 )
Container & packaging waste generated in US (1960-2007)  (November 13, 2009 )
Global plastics resin production (1950-2010)  (October 30, 2009 )
2008 global consumption of styrenic block copolymers, by sales  (October 9, 2009 )
Plastics in central Europe, 2008  (September 21, 2009 )
Top North American polypropylene suppliers in sales, 2008  (July 27, 2009 )
North American pipe, profile & tubing extruders, 2009 survey  (June 29, 2009 )
North American market for top engineering plastics  (June 15, 2009 )
European Union imports/exports of plastics products, 2005 vs. 2007  (June 1, 2009 )
Top global polypropylene producers, 2009  (May 11, 2009 )
Global end-market demand for nylon engineering resin, 2008  (April 13, 2009 )
US medical plastics demand (2002-12)  (March 2, 2009 )
US resin trade balance: top 5 countries (2005-07)  (January 5, 2009 )

2008

US end-use consumption of recycled PET, 2007  (December 15, 2008 )
US natural polymer demand (2002-12)  (December 8, 2008 )
US insulation demand (2007 vs. 2012)  (November 24, 2008 )
Polypropylene use in small European-made cars, 2008  (October 13, 2008 )
Central European injection molders' resin usage, 2008  (October 6, 2008 )
US demand for biodegradable/compostable plastics( 2007 vs. 2012)  (September 22, 2008 )
North American compounders: top materials (2008 survey)  (August 4, 2008 )
US siding market (2000 vs. 2010)  (July 28, 2008 )
US decking demand (2001-11)  (June 9, 2008 )
Most-recycled materials in North America (2008 survey)  (May 26, 2008 )
Global demand for thermoplastic elastomers (2006 vs. 2011)  (May 12, 2008 )
North American injection molders' top materials (2008 survey)  (April 21, 2008 )
Top PP & PE users in the Middle East, 2011  (April 14, 2008 )
Global post-consumer PET market  (March 24, 2008 )
India's PET market  (March 17, 2008 )
Projected world plastics demand by region, 2009  (March 10, 2008 )
Residential fence demand in North America, 2007  (March 3, 2008 )
North American thermoformers, 2008 survey  (February 25, 2008 )
Top global HDPE producers, 2007  (February 4, 2008 )
World plastic resins consumption, 2006 vs. 2010  (January 7, 2008 )

2007

Russian thermoplastic resin demand, 2006  (December 3, 2007 )
U.S. demand for wood composite and plastic lumber (2006 vs. 2011)  (November 26, 2007 )
U.S. natural polymer demand, 2010  (November 19, 2007 )
China's engineering resins output (2001-06)  (November 5, 2007 )
Post-consumer PET bottles recycled in Europe (2006)  (October 29, 2007 )
North American market for wood-plastic composites (2006)  (October 22, 2007 )
European polyolefins production (2005)  (October 15, 2007 )
European nylon demand, 2006  (October 8, 2007 )
HDPE consumption in central and Eastern European countries (2005-10)  (September 10, 2007 )
World nanomaterial demand (2006-2025)  (September 3, 2007 )
North American compounders' products and services, 2007 survey  (July 2, 2007 )
China's commodity resin production, 2006  (June 18, 2007 )
North American PE film applications (2006)  (April 30, 2007 )
U.S. plastic bottle recycling, 2005  (March 12, 2007 )
Residential decking sales in North America, 2006  (March 5, 2007 )
U.S. medical plastics market  (February 19, 2007 )
PET capacity additions planned for North America, 2007  (February 5, 2007 )
Sheet molding compound use in 2007-model Dodge Viper  (January 29, 2007 )
Polypropylene use in China (2005)  (January 1, 2007 )

2006

North American compounders top materials, products & services  (November 20, 2006 )
Global plastics M&A activity (first-half 2005 vs. 2006)  (November 13, 2006 )
Prices of soy oil vs. crude oil and natural gas (2000-05)  (October 23, 2006 )
Top U.S./Canadian resin markets (January-July 2006)  (October 9, 2006 )
Plastic intake manifold production, 2005  (October 2, 2006 )
North American plastics compounding production, 2006  (September 25, 2006 )
U.S. plastics trade deficit (1997-2005)  (September 4, 2006 )
Major thermoplastics resin sales to U.S./Canadian compounders (2006)  (July 24, 2006 )
Window Market Forecast for Latin America (2005-07)  (June 5, 2006 )
U.S./Canadian end markets for commodity resins, 2005  (May 8, 2006 )
Where China gets it PE imports (2005)  (May 1, 2006 )
N. American demand forecast commodity plastics (2006-08)  (April 17, 2006 )
N. American demand forecast commodity plastics (2006-08)  (April 17, 2006 )
North American injection molders top 10 materials (2006 survey)  (April 10, 2006 )
China's 2005 resin consumption  (April 3, 2006 )
India's commodity plastics capacity, 2005  (March 27, 2006 )
European thermoplastics market: end-use applications (2005)  (March 13, 2006 )
Global biodegradable polymer market by application, 2000-10  (February 27, 2006 )
U.S. plastics manufacuring changes (2002 vs. 2004)  (February 13, 2006 )
Thermoplastics resin consumption in Ireland (2005)  (January 30, 2006 )
Chinese market for engineering plastics (2002-05)  (January 2, 2006 )

2005

Canada's plastics industry, shipments (2005)  (December 12, 2005 )
U.S. reclaimers of PET & HDPE (2004)  (December 5, 2005 )
U.S. reclaimers of PET &HDPE (2004)  (December 5, 2005 )
2005 North American blow molders survey - processes & materials  (November 7, 2005 )
U.S. specialty foam demand (2004, 2009)  (October 3, 2005 )
U.S. specialty foam demand  (October 3, 2005 )
2005 North American rotomolders survey - machine types & materials  (August 15, 2005 )
2005 North American rotomolders survey - machines & materials  (August 15, 2005 )
2005 North American rotomolders survey - machines & materials  (August 15, 2005 )
Major global PE & PP film consumers (2005,2009)  (August 8, 2005 )
Major global PE & PP film consumers (2005,2009)  (August 8, 2005 )
Mexico polyolefins imports (1998-2004)  (August 1, 2005 )
North American compounders' products & services (2005 survey)  (July 18, 2005 )
Pipe, profile & tubing extruders markets & materials (2005)  (June 20, 2005 )
U.S. packaging barrier resin market  (May 9, 2005 )
U.S. packaging barrier resin market (2004)  (May 9, 2005 )
Film & bag resin imports rise (2004)  (May 2, 2005 )
Film & bag resin imports rise (2004)  (May 2, 2005 )
Companies add PET bottle resin capacity in N. America (2005-07)  (April 25, 2005 )
Companies add PET bottle resin capacity in N. America (2005-07)  (April 25, 2005 )
Plastic compound demand in Asia (2004)  (April 18, 2005 )
Masterbatch demand in Asia (2004)  (March 28, 2005 )
U.S. flame retardant demand  (March 21, 2005 )
N. American composite & plastic lumber market (2004)  (March 14, 2005 )
N. American post-consumer plastics collected/recycled (2004/09)  (March 14, 2005 )
U.S. nanomaterials demand (2003/2008/2020)  (March 7, 2005 )
U.S., Canadian sales of HDPE (Jan.-Nov. 2004)  (January 31, 2005 )
Global plastics mergers & acquisitions (2004)  (January 17, 2005 )
Processor outlook: machinery purchases (2004 vs. 2005)  (January 10, 2005 )

2004

Thermoplastic demand in Southeast Asia (2004)  (November 15, 2004 )
U.S. and Canadian PVC end markets (Jan.-June 2004)  (October 11, 2004 )
N. American resin use in rigid food packaging  (September 13, 2004 )
N. American resin use in rigid food packaging  (September 13, 2004 )
Polymer demand for blow molding in Europe (2003)  (July 26, 2004 )
North American compounders survey (2004)  (July 19, 2004 )
Global demand for flexible polymers (2003)  (July 12, 2004 )
PE consumption at film plants in Europe (2003)  (July 5, 2004 )
Public perception of biodegradable plastics (2004)  (June 28, 2004 )
Ontario's plastics industry at a glance (2003)  (June 7, 2004 )
Iran's growing PE capacity (2004-08)  (April 5, 2004 )
Worldwide market for polymer nanocomposites (2003 vs. 2008)  (March 29, 2004 )
Materials used in typical N. American vehicle (2003 vs. 1977)  (February 23, 2004 )
Materials used in typical N. American vehicle (2003 vs. 1977)  (February 23, 2004 )
Top materials of N. American thermoformers (2004)  (February 16, 2004 )
Top nylon resin end markets in North America (2003)  (January 26, 2004 )
U.S. plastics industry shipments (2002 vs. 2000)  (January 19, 2004 )

2003

LLDPE market leaders, projected N. American capacity (2004)  (November 24, 2003 )
Materials used by N. American blow molders (2001)  (November 5, 2003 )
U.S. PET bottle-washing capacity (1996-2001)  (November 4, 2003 )
Blow molders survey (2003)  (November 3, 2003 )
North American blow molders survey (2002)  (October 28, 2003 )
Use of recycled plastics in Ford Explorer (2002)  (October 15, 2003 )
PP resin inventory at U.S./Canadian processors (9/02-8/03)  (October 13, 2003 )
Engineering plastics in European auto industry  (October 8, 2003 )
Engineering plastics in European auto industry  (October 8, 2003 )
U.S. polyethylene pipe production (1982-2000)  (October 1, 2003 )
Post-consumer PET container recycling (1996 vs. 2001)  (September 23, 2003 )
N. American film & sheet survey: materials used (2001)  (September 17, 2003 )
Composites on Dodge Viper Coupe (2002 model)  (September 16, 2003 )
Composites on Dodge Viper Coupe (2002 model)  (September 16, 2003 )
N. American film & sheet makers, top 5 materials (2003)  (September 8, 2003 )
Top North American compounders (based on 2002 sales)  (September 1, 2003 )
Global demand for virgin nylon fiber  (August 4, 2003 )
World BOPP film demand (2001)  (July 29, 2003 )
Types of compounding done in N. America (2003)  (July 28, 2003 )
Engineering TP compound demand in W. Europe (2002)  (July 21, 2003 )
N. American pipe & tubing makers: markets/materials (2003)  (June 30, 2003 )
Automotive composites market in N. America (2002)  (June 26, 2003 )
Automotive composites market in N. America (2002)  (June 24, 2003 )
N. American pipe, profile & tubing top materials (2001)  (June 11, 2003 )
BOPP film demand in North America (2002)  (May 5, 2003 )
Vinyl resin demand in siding (1980-2002)  (April 28, 2003 )
Middle East polyethylene capacity (2000 vs. 2007)  (April 14, 2003 )
Resin use by W. European packaging processors (1999)  (April 8, 2003 )
Resin use by W. European packaging processors (1999)  (April 8, 2003 )
Use of thermoplastics by injection molders in Ireland (2002)  (March 31, 2003 )
Fuel-tank materials (2000)  (March 19, 2003 )
Fuel-tank materials (2000)  (March 19, 2003 )
N. American post-industrial vinyl reclaim usage (1997)  (February 19, 2003 )
Vinyl window market growth in resin usage  (February 3, 2003 )
N. American styrenic block copolymer demand (2002)  (January 27, 2003 )
N. American polyethylene production forecast (2002)  (January 21, 2003 )
TP pipe producers in Europe (2001)  (January 7, 2003 )
Plastics processors in Poland (2001)  (January 6, 2003 )

2002

Specialty PP resin growth globally (2001 vs. 2006)  (December 16, 2002 )
North America resin exports  (October 14, 2002 )
Fiber-reinforced plastics use (2002)  (August 26, 2002 )
Resin in electronics components (2001 vs. 2006)  (July 22, 2002 )
Top materials of North American compounders  (July 15, 2002 )
Global engineering resin demand (2002, 2005)  (July 8, 2002 )
Global resin consumption (1999, 2002, 2005)  (June 3, 2002 )
PVC compound demand in W. Europe (2000)  (May 6, 2002 )
Global PET resin consumption growth (2001-04)  (February 11, 2002 )
U.S./Canadian resin export sales (2000-2001)  (February 4, 2002 )

2001

North American market for polyurethane (2000)  (December 17, 2001 )
Biodegradable polymer market (2000-2005)  (September 10, 2001 )
Thermoplastic masterbatch demand in S.E. Asia (2000)  (September 3, 2001 )
Polystyrene end markets (2000)  (August 20, 2001 )
N. American custom compounders: plants, employment (1991-99)  (July 30, 2001 )
North Amercian compounders: top products, services (2001)  (July 23, 2001 )
U.S. reinforced plastics demand (2000 vs. 2005)  (May 28, 2001 )
North American resin exports (1999-2000)  (May 1, 2001 )
10 leading states producing plastics materials and resins (1999)  (February 5, 2001 )
N. American styrenics consumption (Jan.-Sept. 2001)  (January 15, 2001 )

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