Formaldehyde Market (By Derivatives - Urea Formaldehyde (UF) Resins & Concentrates, Phenol Formaldehyde (PF) Resins, Polyoxymethylene/ Polyacetal (POM), Pentaerythritol, Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI), 1,4 Butanediol (1,4 BDO), Paraformaldehyde, Hexamine, Melamine Formaldehyde (MF) Resin, Other Derivatives; Application– Fibers, Solvents, Plasticizers, Drying Agents, Resins, Other Chemical Intermediaries; End Use Vertical- Consumer Goods, Automotive, Healthcare, Construction, Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2026

  • Rep Id : XPLREP179
  • Published On : January, 2018
  • No. of Pages : 170
  • Category : Chemicals
  • Publisher : Transparency Market Research

Global Formaldehyde Market- Overview

Formaldehyde is a simple chemical compound made of oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. It is extensively used in manufacturing building materials and various household products. Formaldehyde is also finding application in the production of amino resins and these resins are cheap than conventional adhesives and also possess outstanding strength and moisture resistant properties. Hence, the demand for these resins is increasing in the construction and furniture industry.

Being strong and flammable, formaldehyde is witnessing increasing use in fuel production. This trend is also resulting in the significant growth of the market. Various research and development activities are being done as many countries are looking for new and cheap alternatives to oil. Many companies in China have also started testing formaldehyde to be used as a chemical intermediate for producing fuel. This is also expected to result in the significant growth of the global formaldehyde market.   

Global Formaldehyde Market- Research Methodology

The report on the global formaldehyde market provides in-depth analysis of the market taking into account the data obtained from primary and secondary research. The report has used top-down and bottom-up approach to provide estimated market size. The report also offers insights into all the key factors playing an important role in the growth of the market. The report also includes trends, market opportunities, factors driving the global market and challenges.

The market experts from basic and related industries were also interviewed to get a clear picture of the market and the answers and opinions received were crosschecked with the available data sources. Both micro-economic and macro-economic factors were also taken into account to provide vital information on the global as well as regional formaldehyde market.  

The report also provides segment-wise analysis, country-wise analysis and key companies operating in the market. SWOT analysis along with Porter’s five force analysis and market attractiveness analysis is also included in the report. The data in the report was also gathered with the help of secondary sources such as investor presentations and annual reports. Incremental opportunity is also provided in the report in order to analyze various market opportunities.   

The report also offers competitive analysis on the key companies operating in the global formaldehyde market. Various opportunities and challenges faced by the companies are also given in the report. The report enlightens on the types of products being offered, and long-term and short-term strategies of the key companies. The report also provides details on the regulations imposed on the market by various regulatory bodies across the globe. All the information on the market provided in the report can help companies in planning future business strategies in order to remain competitive in the market.

Global Formaldehyde Market- Segmentation

The global market for formaldehyde is segmented on the basis of derivatives, application, end use vertical, and region. Based on the derivatives, the market segmentation includes Urea Formaldehyde (UF) Resins & Concentrates, Phenol Formaldehyde (PF) Resins, Polyoxymethylene/ Polyacetal (POM), Pentaerythritol, Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI), 1,4 Butanediol (1,4 BDO), Paraformaldehyde, Hexamine, Melamine Formaldehyde (MF) Resin, and other derivatives.

Based on the application, the market is segmented into fibers, solvents, plasticizers, drying agents, resins, and other chemical intermediaries. By end use vertical, the segment includes consumer goods, automotive, healthcare, construction, and others.

Region-wise the global formaldehyde market is segmented into Latin America, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), the Middle East and Africa (MEA), and Japan.  

Competitive Landscape

The report offers a detailed profile of all the leading market players in the global formaldehyde market such as BASF SE, Celanese AG, Perstorp Orgnr, Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, Alder S.p.A, Dynea AS, Momentive Specialty Chemical Inc., Huntsman International LLC, Foremark Performance Chemicals, and Johnson Matthey Process Technologies.