List of Figures

FIGURE 1 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SEGMENTATION 17
FIGURE 2 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 19
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 24
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 24
FIGURE 5 ASSUMPTIONS OF THE RESEARCH STUDY 26
FIGURE 6 LIMITATIONS OF THE RESEARCH STUDY 26
FIGURE 7 FOOD & BEVERAGES TO MAINTAIN LEADING POSITION TILL 2020 28
FIGURE 8 ASIA-PACIFIC IS PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 29
FIGURE 9 EMERGING ECONOMIES OFFER ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET 30
FIGURE 10 PAPER & PAPERBOARD APPLICATION PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE SECOND HIGHEST CAGR (2015-2020) 30
FIGURE 11 HYDROCOLLOID THICKENERS SEGMENT TO DOMINATE THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET IN 2015 31
FIGURE 12 INDIA IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET (2015-2020) 32
FIGURE 13 CHINA IS PROJECTED TO GROW AT A HIGHER CAGR THAN FRANCE (2015-2020) 33
FIGURE 14 HYDROCOLLOIDS SEGMENT DOMINATED THE SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET IN 2014 33
FIGURE 15 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION TO EXPERIENCE THE HIGHEST GROWTH 34
FIGURE 16 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SEGMENTATION 36
FIGURE 17 MARKET DYNAMICS OF SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET 38
FIGURE 18 INDEX OF MINERAL PRODUCTION IN INDIA 40
FIGURE 19 PROCESSING CONTRIBUTES MAXIMUM VALUE TO OVERALL WORTH OF SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS 47
FIGURE 20 DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL PLAYS A VITAL ROLE IN SUPPLY CHAIN OF SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS 47
FIGURE 21 INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: LEADING TRENDS AMONG KEY PLAYERS 48
FIGURE 22 PORTER’S IMPACT ANALYSIS WEIGHTAGE 49
FIGURE 23 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS: STRATEGIC MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS IN DIVERSE GEOGRAPHIES HAVE INTENSIFIED INDUSTRIAL RIVALRY 49
FIGURE 24 STRATEGIC EXPANSION OF KEY COMPANIES 53
FIGURE 25 HYDROCOLLOIDS SEGMENT TO DOMINATE SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET IN 2015 55
FIGURE 26 STARCHES DOMINATE THE THICKENING AGENT MARKET BY 2020 ($MILLION) 61
FIGURE 27 HYDROCOLLOIDS TO BE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT IN THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 63
FIGURE 28 NORTH AMERICA TO CAPTURE HIGHEST MARKET SHARE FOR OTHER THICKENING AGENTS, 2015 VS. 2020 ($MILLION) 64
FIGURE 29 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR FOOD & BEVERAGES BY REGION, 2015 VS. 2020 66

FIGURE 30 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR FOOD & BEVERAGES BY REGION, 2015 VS. 2020 70
FIGURE 31 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR PAPER & PAPERBOARD BY REGION, 2015 VS. 2020 ($MILLION) 71
FIGURE 32 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR PAINTS & COATINGS BY REGION, 2015 VS. 2020 72
FIGURE 33 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR TEXTILE & FIBER, BY REGION, 2015 VS. 2020 73
FIGURE 34 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2015 VS. 2020 74
FIGURE 35 GEOGRAPHICAL SNAPSHOT (2015-2020): ASIA-PACIFIC EMERGING AS A NEW HOTSPOT FOR SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS 76
FIGURE 36 NORTH AMERICA TO DOMINATE GLOBAL SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, 2015 TO 2020 77
FIGURE 37 U.S. COMMANDS A LION’S SHARE OF TOTAL NORTH AMERICAN MARKET IN 2014 79
FIGURE 38 FOOD & BEVERAGE SECTOR DRIVES THE NORTH AMERICAN SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET ($MILLION) 80
FIGURE 39 HYDROCOLLOIDS DOMINATE THE NORTH AMERICAN SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015–2020 ($MILLION) 82
FIGURE 40 FRANCE AND GERMANY LED THE EUROPEAN MARKET FOR SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS IN 2015 86
FIGURE 41 HYDROCOLLOIDS IS THE FASTEST GROWING SEGMENT IN EUROPE FOR SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS, 2015-2020 88
FIGURE 42 FOOD & BEVERAGE IS LARGEST SEGMENT FOR SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, 2015-2020 89
FIGURE 43 ASIA-PACIFIC SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SNAPSHOT: CHINA & INDIA ARE THE MOST LUCRATIVE MARKETS FROM 2015 TO 2020 95
FIGURE 44 CHINA LED THE SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC 2015 VS 2020 ($MILLION) 96
FIGURE 45 HYDROCOLLOIDS IS THE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT IN ASIA-PACIFIC 2015-2020 99
FIGURE 46 INVESTMENTS BY MAJOR PLAYERS HAS BEEN DRIVING THE MARKET IN LATIN AMERICA, 2015 VS 2020 104
FIGURE 47 PAPER & PAPER BOARD IS THE FASTEST GROWING SECTOR FOR SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET IN ROW, 2015 VS 2020 105
FIGURE 48 COMPANIES ADOPTED EXPANSION AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY, 2010-2014 110
FIGURE 49 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SHARE, BY KEY PLAYER, 2014 111
FIGURE 50 EXPANSIONS FUELED GROWTH BETWEEN 2010 TO 2014 112
FIGURE 51 BATTLE FOR MARKET SHARE: EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS WAS THE KEY STRATEGY 113
FIGURE 52 GEOGRAPHICAL REVENUE MIX OF TOP FIVE PLAYERS 117
FIGURE 53 ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 119
FIGURE 54 CARGILL INCORPORATED: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 122
FIGURE 55 CARGILL INCORPORATED: SWOT ANALYSIS 125
FIGURE 56 DUPONT: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 126
FIGURE 57 DUPONT: SWOT ANALYSIS 129

FIGURE 58 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 130
FIGURE 59 BASF SE: SWOT ANALYSIS 133
FIGURE 60 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 134
FIGURE 61 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: SWOT ANALYSIS 137
FIGURE 62 AKZONOBEL: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 138
FIGURE 63 ASHLAND INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 143
FIGURE 64 FMC CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 150
FIGURE 65 INGREDION INCORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 153
 


List of Tables

TABLE 1 WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS DRIVING THE MARKET 39
TABLE 2 SEASONAL VARIATIONS, DEPLETING MINERAL RESOURCES, AND GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS RESTRICTING GROWTH OF SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET 42
TABLE 3 EMERGING MARKETS ARE PAVING NEW GROWTH AVENUES FOR PLAYERS IN SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET 43
TABLE 4 SIZING AGENTS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 56
TABLE 5 NATURAL SIZING AGENTS MARKET, BY SUB-TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 57
TABLE 6 NATURAL SIZING AGENTS MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 57
TABLE 7 SYNTHETIC SIZING AGENTS, BY SUB-TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 58
TABLE 8 SYNTHETIC SIZING AGENTS MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 58
TABLE 9 THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 59
TABLE 10 MINERAL THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 60
TABLE 11 MINERAL THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 60
TABLE 12 HYDROCOLLOIDS IN THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY SUB-TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 62
TABLE 13 HYDROCOLLOIDS IN THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY REGION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 62
TABLE 14 OTHER THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 64
TABLE 15 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 67
TABLE 16 FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF HYDROCOLLOIDS 67
TABLE 17 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR FOOD & BEVERAGES BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 70
TABLE 18 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR PAPER & PAPERBOARD BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 71
TABLE 19 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR PAINTS & COATINGS BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 72
TABLE 20 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR TEXTILE & FIBER, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 73
TABLE 21 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 74
TABLE 22 SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 77
TABLE 23 SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 77
TABLE 24 THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 78
TABLE 25 NORTH AMERICA: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 80
TABLE 26 NORTH AMERICA: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 81
TABLE 27 NORTH AMERICA: SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 81
TABLE 28 NORTH AMERICA: NATURAL SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 81
TABLE 29 NORTH AMERICA: SYNTHETIC SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 82
TABLE 30 NORTH AMERICA: THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 83
TABLE 31 NORTH AMERICA: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY COUNTRY 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 83
TABLE 32 U.S.: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 84
TABLE 33 CANADA SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 84
TABLE 34 MEXICO: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 85
TABLE 35 EUROPE: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 86
TABLE 36 EUROPE: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE
2013-2020 ($MILLION) 87
TABLE 37 EUROPE: SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 87
TABLE 38 EUROPE: NATURAL SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 87
TABLE 39 EUROPE: SYNTHETIC SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 88
TABLE 40 EUROPE: THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 89
TABLE 41 EUROPE: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 90
TABLE 42 U.K.: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 90
TABLE 43 GERMANY: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 91
TABLE 44 FRANCE: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 92
TABLE 45 SPAIN: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 93
TABLE 46 ITALY: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 94
TABLE 47 OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 94
TABLE 48 ASIA-PACIFIC: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET, BY COUNTRY 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 96
TABLE 49 ASIA-PACIFIC: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 97
TABLE 50 ASIA-PACIFIC: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE
2013-2020 ($MILLION) 98
TABLE 51 ASIA-PACIFIC: SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 98
TABLE 52 ASIA-PACIFIC: NATURAL SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 98
TABLE 53 ASIA-PACIFIC: SYNTHETIC SIZING AGENTS MARKET, BY TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 99
TABLE 54 ASIA-PACIFIC: THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 100
TABLE 55 CHINA: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 100
TABLE 56 JAPAN: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 101
TABLE 57 INDIA: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 102
TABLE 58 AUSTRALIA: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 103
TABLE 59 OTHER ASIA-PACIFIC COUNTRIES: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 103
TABLE 60 ROW: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY ($MILLION) 104
TABLE 61 ROW: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 105
TABLE 62 ROW: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 106
TABLE 63 ROW: SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 106
TABLE 64 ROW: NATURAL SIZING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-TYPE 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 106
TABLE 65 ROW: SYNTHETIC SIZING AGENTS MARKET, BY SUB-TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 107
TABLE 66 ROW: THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 107
TABLE 67 LATIN AMERICA: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 108
TABLE 68 THE MIDDLE EAST: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 108
TABLE 69 OTHERS IN ROW: SIZING & THICKENING AGENTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 109
TABLE 70 NEW PRODUCT & TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES, 2011-2015 113
TABLE 71 EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS, 2011-2015 114
TABLE 72 AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS & JOINT VENTURES, 2011-2015 115
TABLE 73 ACQUISITIONS, 2011-2015 116