1 INTRODUCTION 17
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 17
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 17
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 18
1.3.1 INK ADDITIVES MARKET SEGMENTATION 18
1.3.2 REGIONS COVERED 18
1.4 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 19
1.5 CURRENCY 19
1.6 UNIT CONSIDERED 19
1.7 LIMITATIONS 19
1.8 STAKEHOLDERS 20

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 21
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 21
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 22
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 22
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 23
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 23
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 24
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 24
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 25
2.2.1 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 25
2.2.2 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 26
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 27
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 28

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 29

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 33
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INK ADDITIVES MARKET 33
4.2 INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY TYPE 33
4.3 INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY REGION 34
4.4 APAC INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY TYPE AND COUNTRY 34
4.5 INK ADDITIVES MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS 35

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 36
5.1 INTRODUCTION 36
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 36
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5.2.1 DRIVERS 37
5.2.1.1 Increased demand from flexible packaging 37
5.2.1.2 Growing demand for corrugated boxes owing to
increased e-commerce sales 37
5.2.1.3 Development of multipurpose additives 37
5.2.1.4 Rising demand for biodegradable and renewable products 37
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 38
5.2.2.1 Meeting regulatory standards 38
5.2.2.2 Shift from print to digital media 38
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 39
5.2.3.1 Rising demand in APAC, especially in India and China 39
5.2.3.2 Strong growth in the inkjet segment 39
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 39
5.2.4.1 Volatile raw material prices 39
5.2.4.2 Costly regulatory registrations 40
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 40
5.3.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 41
5.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 41
5.3.3 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 41
5.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 41
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 42
5.4 MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW 42
5.4.1 INTRODUCTION 42
5.4.2 GROWTH OF GDP PER CAPITA 42
5.4.3 GLOBAL INDUSTRIAL OUTLOOK 43

6 INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY TYPE 44
6.1 INTRODUCTION 45
6.2 RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS 46
6.2.1 SEVERAL ADVANTAGES OFFERED BY RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS IS
DRIVING ITS DEMAND 46
6.3 DISPERSING & WETTING AGENTS 48
6.3.1 DEMAND FOR DISPERSING & WETTING AGENTS IS HIGH IN INKS MANUFACTURING 48
6.4 FOAM CONTROL ADDITIVES 50
6.4.1 THE DEMAND FOR FOAM CONTROL ADDITIVES IS RISING FROM THE FLEXOGRAPHIC AND GRAVURE PRINTING PROCESSES 50
6.5 SLIP/RUB MATERIALS 51
6.5.1 THE INCREASING DEMAND FOR WAXES IN INK MANUFACTURING IS SPURRING THE DEMAND FOR SLIP/RUB MATERIALS 51
6.6 OTHERS 52
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7 INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 54
7.1 INTRODUCTION 55
7.2 SOLVENT-BASED 56
7.2.1 THE DEMAND FOR SOLVENT-BASED INK ADDITIVES IS DUE
TO THEIR LOW-COST INVESTMENT 56
7.3 WATER-BASED 57
7.3.1 THE DEMAND FOR WATER-BASED TECHNOLOGY IS RISING DUE
TO THEIR ECO-FRIENDLINESS 57
7.4 OTHERS 58

8 INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY PROCESS 59
8.1 INTRODUCTION 60
8.2 LITHOGRAPHIC 61
8.2.1 LOW ECONOMIES OF SCALE IS DRIVING THE DEMAND FOR THE LITHOGRAPHIC PROCESS 61
8.3 GRAVURE 62
8.3.1 THE ABILITY OF GRAVURE PROCESS TO OFFER EXCELLENT QUALITY
OF PRINT AND COLOR DENSITIES IS BOOSTING ITS DEMAND 62
8.4 FLEXOGRAPHIC 63
8.4.1 THE DEMAND FOR FLEXOGRAPHIC PROCESS IS GROWING AS IT IS MORE ECO-FRIENDLY THAN THE LITHOGRAPHIC AND GRAVURE PROCESSES 63
8.5 DIGITAL 64
8.5.1 SEVERAL BENEFITS OF DIGITAL PRINTING PROCESS IS INCREASING
ITS DEMAND IN VARIOUS APPLICATIONS 64
8.5.2 OTHERS 65

9 INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 66
9.1 INTRODUCTION 67
9.2 PACKAGING 68
9.2.1 THE GROWING NEED FOR FLEXIBLE PACKAGING IS DRIVING
THE DEMAND OF INK ADDITIVES IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY 68
9.3 PUBLISHING 69
9.3.1 THE USAGE OF PRINTED BOOKS IN APAC IS DRIVING THE DEMAND
FROM THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY 69
9.4 COMMERCIAL PRINTING 70
9.4.1 MODERATE DEMAND FOR MARKETING CAMPAIGNS WILL DRIVE
THE COMMERCIAL PRINTING APPLICATION 70

10 INK ADDITIVES MARKET, BY REGION 71
10.1 INTRODUCTION 72
10.2 APAC 74
10.2.1 CHINA 77
10.2.1.1 Strong packaging industry in the country will increase the
demand for ink additives 77
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10.2.2 JAPAN 78
10.2.2.1 Presence of global ink manufacturers in the country will
drive the ink additives market 78
10.2.3 SOUTH KOREA 79
10.2.3.1 Growth in the packaging industry will positively influence
the ink additives market in the country 79
10.2.4 INDIA 79
10.2.4.1 Demand for flexible packaging in the country will increase
the consumption of ink additives 79
10.2.5 INDONESIA 80
10.2.5.1 Growth in the packaging, publishing, and printing ink industries
will drive the ink additives market 80
10.2.6 VIETNAM 80
10.2.6.1 Shift in ink manufacturing bases to the country will contribute
to the growth of the ink additives market 80
10.2.7 MALAYSIA 81
10.2.7.1 Increasing demand for in flexible packaging and retail bags
will drive the ink additives market 81
10.2.8 THAILAND 81
10.2.8.1 Packaging industry to drive the demand for ink additives
in the country 81
10.2.9 REST OF APAC 82
10.3 EUROPE 82
10.3.1 GERMANY 86
10.3.1.1 Presence of a large number of printing ink manufacturers is
driving the ink additives market 86
10.3.2 UK 86
10.3.2.1 Increasing demand for convenience and on-the-go food
packaging formats supports the demand for ink additives 86
10.3.3 FRANCE 87
10.3.3.1 Growing demand in the packaging end-use industry is
boosting the market 87
10.3.4 ITALY 87
10.3.4.1 Rising demand for smaller packaging as a result of busier lifestyles and ease of convenience is driving the demand for ink additives 87
10.3.5 SPAIN 88
10.3.5.1 Strong economic growth and expansions in the packaging industry are expected to increase the demand for ink additives 88
10.3.6 RUSSIA 88
10.3.6.1 Increasing demand in the flexible packaging industry will strengthen the ink additives market 88
10.3.7 TURKEY 89
10.3.7.1 Expansion in the consumer packaging and increasing disposable income are expected to drive the ink additive market 89
10.3.8 REST OF EUROPE 89
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10.4 NORTH AMERICA 90
10.4.1 US 94
10.4.1.1 presence of major ink manufacturers to drive the US ink
additives market 94
10.4.2 CANADA 94
10.4.2.1 presence of international printing ink manufacturers in the
country will drive the market for ink additives 94
10.4.3 MEXICO 95
10.4.3.1 new ink manufacturing facilities in mexico will boost the ink
additIves market in the country 95
10.5 SOUTH AMERICA 96
10.5.1 BRAZIL 99
10.5.1.1 strong packaging industry in the country is expected to
drive the ink additives market 99
10.5.2 ARGENTINA 99
10.5.2.1 demand from packaging and publishing industry is estimated
to drive the ink additives market 99
10.5.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 100
10.6 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 100
10.6.1 SAUDI ARABIA 104
10.6.1.1 growth in the packaging industry will drive the demand
for ink additives 104
10.6.2 UAE 104
10.6.2.1 increased investment in publishing industry is expected
to contribute to the market growth 104
10.6.3 EGYPT 105
10.6.3.1 industrial growth in the country is driving the packaging industry thereby boosting the ink additives market 105
10.6.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 105
11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 106
11.1 INTRODUCTION 106
11.2 MARKET RANKING 107
11.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 108
11.3.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH 108
11.3.2 MERGER & ACQUISITION 110
11.3.3 EXPANSION 112
11.3.4 PARTNERSHIP& AGREEMENT 112
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12 COMPANY PROFILES 113
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
12.1 ALTANA AG 113
12.2 BASF SE 117
12.3 DOW CORNING 120
12.4 ELEMENTIS PLC 124
12.5 EVONIK INDUSTRIES 126
12.6 HARIMA CHEMICALS GROUP 129
12.7 SHAMROCK TECHNOLOGIES 131
12.8 MUNZING CHEMIE GMBH 133
12.9 SOLVAY S.A. 135
12.10 LUBRIZOL 137
12.11 ADDITIONAL COMPANY PROFILES 138
12.11.1 KEIM ADDITEC SURFACE GMBH 138
12.11.2 ALLNEX 138
12.11.3 CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC. 138
12.11.4 HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 138
12.11.5 DORF KETAL 139
12.11.6 POLYONE CORPORATION 139
12.11.7 CLARIANT 139
12.11.8 MART?NEZ AYALA 139
12.11.9 SILTECH 140
12.11.10 UNIQCHEM 140
12.11.11 VENATOR 140
12.11.12 RAYBO CHEMICAL COMPANY 140
12.11.13 THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC 140
12.11.14 KRISHNA ANTIOXIDANTS PVT. LTD 141
12.11.15 PATCHAM 141
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

13 APPENDIX 142
13.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 142
13.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 145
13.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 147
13.4 RELATED REPORTS 147
13.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 148