Global Organic Peroxide Market is expected to reach USD 1.20 billion by 2025. An organic peroxide is a carbon-containing compound with a two oxygen atom joined together. This chemical group is termed as a “peroxy”. These peroxides are mainly used to initiate polymerization that creates plastic polymers. They are necessary for developing plastic like polyvinyl chloride, polystyrene, and complex products like fiberglass. It is mainly used by rubber and plastic industries.
A mixture containing an organic peroxide is mainly used as promoters, accelerators, initiators, activators, hardeners, catalysts, and cross-linking agents. The Organic Peroxide Market is estimated to grow at a significant CAGR of 4.3% over the forecast period as the scope and its applications are rising enormously across the globe.
High demand for end use polymers and fabrics from middle-class populace and exclusively demanded among manufacturing commodities for detergents, personal care, and packaging are documented as major factors of Organic Peroxide Market that are estimated to enhance the growth in the years to come. However, due to its explosion hazards and severe fire are the factors that may restrain overall market growth in the coming years. Organic Peroxide industry is segmented based on type, application, and region.
Peroxyesters, Diacyl peroxide, Peroxy ketals, Ketone peroxide, Hydro-peroxide, Percarbonates, and Dialkyl peroxide are the types that could be explored in Organic Peroxide in the forecast period. The diacyl peroxide sector accounted for the largest market share and is estimated to lead the overall market in the coming years. This may be because it is used in polymerization process for the polymerization of PVC and act as an initiator for vinyl monomer polymerization.
The market may be categorized based on applications like personal care, chemicals & plastics, detergents, coatings, adhesives & elastomers, paper & textiles, and others that could be explored in the forecast period. The chemical & plastic sector accounted for the largest market share and is estimated to continue its dominance in the coming years. This may be because it is exclusively used as free radicals, initiators, curing agents, and accelerators for the polymerization of plastics, LDPE, and PVC. In addition, coatings, adhesives & elastomers sector is estimated to grow at fastest pace in the coming years.
Globally, North America accounted for the largest market share of Organic Peroxide and is estimated to lead the overall market in the coming years. The reason behind the overall market growth could be high demand from automotive and electrical & electronic industries, expansion of manufacturing facilities, and growing consumer liking towards designer attires. The United States is a major consumer of Organic Peroxide in the region.
Instead, Europe and the Asia Pacific are also estimated to have a positive influence on the future growth. Europe is the second largest region with significant market share. However, Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at fastest pace with the highest CAGR in the foremost period. The aspects that may be ascribed to the growth comprise high demand from developing countries like India and China.
The key players of Organic Peroxide Market are Vanderbilts Chemicals LLC., Akzo Nobel N.V., AkpaKimyaAmbalajSanayiTicaret Ltd., Arkema,MPI Chemie B.V.,United Initiators, Chinasun Specialty Chemicals Co. Ltd, Pergan GmbH, Novichem, and NOF Corporation. These players are concentrating on inorganic growth to sustain themselves amongst fierce competition. As companies all over the world have to believe that alliance with a market would permit them proportional market existence and authority to declare the leadership position.
Product Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
• Diacetyl Peroxide
• Ketone Peroxide
• Benzoyl Peroxide
Application Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
• Personal care
• Paper & pulp
Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
• North America
• Asia Pacific
• Central & South America
• Middle East & Africa
• South Africa
Research Support Specialist, USA