The demand for caprolactam is mainly prompted by growing demand from engineering applications and electronics industry. Asia Pacific dominates the global market for caprolactam. This report by Transparency Market Research analyses, estimates and forecasts the caprolactam demand on a global and regional level for the six year period from 2013 to 2019, both in terms of volume and revenue.The study also provides information on restraints, drivers and opportunities along with the impact on the overall market for the forecast period. The report segments the market based on application and region and offers estimates and forecast of the caprolactam market for each segment.
The study analyses the product value chain beginning with feed stock material up to end-use. In addition it also evaluates the market based on Porter’s five forces model thatanalyses the degree of competition in the market by considering otherfactors such as the bargaining power of buyersand suppliers, threat from substitute productsand new entrants. The report includes a detailed competitive landscape of the caprolactam market including company market share analysis and the profile of key market participants.
In this study the caprolactam market is segmented based on their type, application and geography. The demand of each product type and application of caprolactam in terms of volume and revenue for each region is forecasted in this report for the period from 2013 to 2019. Inflation is not a part of pricing in this report. Prices of caprolactam vary in each region. Given that different end users use different types of products, pricing for each application varies according to region while estimating and forecasting market revenue on a global basis. Regional average price has been considered while breaking down this market by end application in each region. The market size of the global caprolactam market has been presented in terms of both volume as well as revenue. Market volumes are given in kilo tons and market revenue is in USD million. The market numbers are given on the basis of product type and application in the context of the global as well as regional market. Market size and forecast for each major application is also provided in the context of the global as well as regional market. The numbers provided in this report are derived on the basis of demand for caprolactam from various end user industries in different regions. Key application industries for caprolactam analyzed in this report include textiles, carpets, industrial yarn, engineering plastic, packaging, electronics and others. The Others application segment of caprolactam includes small end users such as fishing lines, fishing nets, composites, lysine synthesis, strings of musical instruments and medical which cannot be quantified individually. The numbers provided in this report have been derived on the basis of demand for caprolactam from various end user industries in different regions. All the prices have been considered as FOB prices. All market revenue has been calculated on the basis of sales and consumption trends
The caprolactam market is segmented based on product types as nylon 6 fiber and nylon 6 resin; based on end-use of nylon 6 fiber astextiles, carpets, industrial yarns and others; the end use of nylon 6 resin is segmented as engineering plastics, packaging, electronics and others; and based on geography into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. The demand of each product type and end use of caprolactam in terms of both revenue and consumption for each of these regions is forecasted in this report for the period 2013 to 2019.
Some of the leading manufacturers profiled in this report include, BASF SE, Honeywell, Ube Industries, and Capro Corporation among others. These companies are profiled in detail covering features such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, SWOT analysis, and recent developments.