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Polyethylene Wax Market Scope | Size, Value Share, Emerging Audience, COVID-19 Impact, Future Growth and Forecast to 2024

Polyethylene Wax Market:

Polyethylene wax is an ultra low molecular weight polyethylene composed of ethylene monomer chains. It is also called as PE wax. The three types of the compound are high-density polyethylene (HDPE) wax, low-density polyethylene (LDPE) wax and oxidized polyethylene wax.

Moreover, its thermal stability, bio-compatible, durability, and superior performance are the important trends and factors influencing the market confidently. Therefore, they are used in various applications such as plastic processing, hot melt adhesive, ink & coating, and others.

Key Players:

Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan), Clariant (Switzerland), TRECORA RESOURCES (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), SCG (Thailand), Innospec (U.S.), The Lubrizol Corporation (U.S.), EUROCERAS (Poland), and Westlake Chemical Corporation (U.S.) among others.

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A low molecular weight Polyethylene Polymer that is utilized for rectifying and enhancing the properties of final products in end-use applications is called polyethylene wax. It provides significant properties such as excellent performance, efficiency, and durable nature to the finished material.

The global polyethylene wax market has been driven by the range of its application in various end-uses such as plastic processing, hot melt adhesives, ink & coating, and others. Moreover, it is estimated that the ink & coating segment is set to witness the highest growth in the market due to extensive use of the organic compound in heavy end-use industries.

Market Segmentations:

The global polyethylene wax market is segregated into the type, process, and application. On the basis of the type, the market is segmented into high-density polyethylene (HDPE) wax, low-density polyethylene (LDPE) wax, and oxidized polyethylene wax segments. On the basis of the process, the market is classified into polymerization, modification, and thermal cracking segments. On the basis of the application, the market is segregated into plastic processing, hot-melt adhesive, ink & coating, and others.

Market Scenario:

The oxidized polyethylene wax is the leading type in the market on account of its stability, corrosion resistance, and other similar features offered by the product. These materials provide enhanced performance and efficiency to the product.

Polymerization segment is the widely used process in end-use industries due to growing production of various compounds such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, high-density polyethylene (HDPE), low-density polyethylene (LDPE), and others.

Ink & Coating is the leading application utilized in the market and is anticipated to observe a higher CAGR due to extensive use of the product in carton sealing, corrugated, publication, and others

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Regional Analysis:

The global polyethylene wax market is spanned across five key regions: Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. Among these, Asia Pacific holds a major portion of the global market and is anticipated to continue its dominance due to rising demand for the paraffin wax in various applications. Countries such as China, Japan, and India are the major players in this region.

The North American region is estimated to witness a higher growth in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico owing to the increasing demand for the product in construction, automotive, packaging, and other sectors. The enactment of new rules and regulations set by the European Union has driven the manufacturers to use eco-friendly materials in end-use industries. Moreover, it is projected that the advancing research & development of polyethylene wax in the market has propelled this region to witness a good growth in Germany, the U.K, and Italy.

The Middle East & Africa is estimated to observe a significant growth due to an increased consumption of ink & coating products in end-use industries. Additionally, the growing demand for bio-compatible products in automotive, chemical, polymer, and other industries is projected to boost the market in the Latin American region.

Intended Audiences:

  • Polyethylene Wax market manufacturers
  • Traders and Distributors of Polyethylene Wax market
  • Production Process Industries
  • Potential Investors
  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Nationalized Laboratory
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