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United States Specialty Oleochemicals Market Report 2017-2021 - Research and Markets

United States Specialty Oleochemicals Market Report 2017-2021 - Research and Markets

09/26/2017

United States Specialty Oleochemicals Market Report 2017-2021 - Research and Markets

The "Specialty Oleochemicals Market in the US 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

The specialty oleochemicals market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 4.54% during the period 2017-2021.

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the specialty oleochemicals market in the US for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Oleochemicals are produced from animal and plant fats. These feedstocks are renewable and safe for the environment. Thus, oleochemicals are gaining prominence over their petroleum-based counterparts. They have the same functions as petroleum-based chemicals, but advantageous in terms of biodegradability. Specialty oleochemicals are used for specific applications in various industries including cosmetics, industrial, paints and coatings, food processing, polymers, plastics, additives, and others. For instance, glycerides and fatty acids are used mainly in paints and coatings.

One trend in the market is development of new products and applications through oleochemicals. The need for sustainable products and government regulations are driving the development of new products. Traditionally, oleochemicals were used for various application such as surfactants, personal care products, and food additives. Some of the new applications are bio-lubricants, biopolymers, and bio-surfactants.

Key vendors

  • Emery Oleochemicals
  • Evonik Industries
  • Kao Corporation
  • Vantage Specialty Chemicals
  • Wilmar International

Other prominent vendors

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