Figures to Melt Hearts: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Plastic Extrusion

Extrusion is one of the most important processes of the plastics industry; for example, films, cups, pipes, hoses, electric cables, complete window profiles or doors can be produced with this method. - March 10, 2017

Strong Fibers Save Energy: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Composites

Expansion of wind energy, electric mobility or modernization of aircraft fleets: the future needs lightweight yet high-performing materials. - March 10, 2017

Waterproof Growth: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Silicones

Silicones are indispensable in many industries. These plastics are used for various products, from pacifiers to computer keyboards. - March 10, 2017

Solid Figures: World Market for Stabilizers is Growing

Window frames made of PVC are almost indestructible - if they were protected against heat and light with stabilizers. These indispensable additives enable a secure production and processing of plastics and rubber; they save many products from premature aging and weathering. - March 09, 2017

Sparkling Revenues: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Plastics for Injection Molding

Injection molding is the most important processing method for mass production of plastic parts. - December 01, 2016

Green Growth: Ceresana Publishes New Report on the World Market for Bioplastics

Films made of potato starch, fibers made of lactic acid, disposable tableware made of sugar cane: revenues of more than USD 2.6 billion were generated with 'green' plastics in 2015. - December 01, 2016

Light and Strong: Ceresana Study on the Global Market for Automotive Plastics

Ceresana has comprehensively analyzed the market for automotive plastics as a whole and the demand for individual types of plastics. - December 01, 2016

Stable Growth: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Plastics in the Construction Industry

Plastics replace wood or metal at construction sites more and more often: PVC and EPS are stable and reliable, light and cheap. - December 01, 2016

Energy Saving with Perspective: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Plastic Windows

Plastic windows are already able to save a lot of energy. And their development is not over yet: Performance can be improved further by integrating special core insulation material directly into the window profile. - September 24, 2016

High-Performance Materials: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Engineering Plastics

Demand for engineering plastics with special physical and chemical characteristics is increasing more strongly than the sales of common standard plastics. - September 24, 2016

The Whitest White: Ceresana Report on the World Market for Titanium Dioxide

Titanium dioxide, the most important white pigment with the highest refractive index, is the top-selling pigment type for paints, varnishes, paper, and plastics. - September 24, 2016

Every Drop Counts: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Plastic Pipes

In the upcoming years, increasing investments in pipe networks are to be expected, not only for the potable water supply. - September 24, 2016

Rapid Change: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Printing Inks

Printing is declared dead. Yet, ink on dead trees is still a good business. - June 03, 2016

Indispensable Additives: Ceresana's Fourth Filler Report

Fillers belong to the economically most important raw materials. - June 03, 2016

Profitable End of Sanctions: Ceresana Analyzes the Petrochemical Industry of Iran for the First Time

All industries can profit from the normalization of business relations with Iran, especially the petrochemical industry. - June 03, 2016

Controversial Lifesavers: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Flame Retardants

Flame retardants inhibit or prevent from spread of fires, yet, they can also be dangerous for health and environment. - June 01, 2016

Approved Standard Work: Ceresana Publishes Fourth Market Report on Pigments

For the fourth time now, the market research company Ceresana analyzes the world market for pigments: Sales amount to 9.7 million tonnes per year. - March 18, 2016

Building Up: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Insulation Materials

Energy saving has become a political trend topic around the globe. A new study of the market research institute Ceresana forecasts that revenues generated with construction insulation materials will amount to a volume of USD 47.7 billion until 2022. - March 18, 2016

IranPlast 2016: Ceresana Presents Consulting Services and New Market Studies About Plastics, Rubber and Packaging

The end of economic sanctions against Iran creates a gold-rush atmosphere for many industries. The country counting 75 million inhabitants owns rich oil and gas resources and is returning to the world market. - February 27, 2016

Convenient and Sustainable: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Food Packaging

Protective gas for ready-made meals, high barrier film for fish, stand-up pouches for coffee powder: food packaging has become a science of its own. - February 27, 2016

Vinyl Bonds: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Adhesives

Where once massive rivets and screws were needed, a couple of droplets of adhesives are often enough today. - February 27, 2016

Foam and More: Ceresana Explores the World Market for Polyurethanes

Polyurethanes are durable, dimensionally stable and exceptionally versatile; they can be soft and elastic but also hard and brittle. - February 27, 2016

Polyethylene Wraps Up the World: Ceresana Analyzes the Market for Bags and Sacks

Ultrathin-walled plastic bags, carrier bags with enhanced carrying handle, valve bags, FIBC, stand-up pouches, disposable sachets: The list of innovative types of bags grows bigger and bigger. - February 27, 2016

Rubber Makes the World Go Round: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Synthetic Rubber

Making cuts into the bark of rubber trees would not get us far anymore: By now, traffic runs above all on synthetic rubber. - February 27, 2016

Colorful Prospects: Ceresana Publishes Report on the World Market for Paints and Varnishes

Paints and varnishes are not only pretty: They protect against rust and contribute to heat insulation; additionally, they can be, for example, self-cleaning and antibacterial. - February 27, 2016

Phosphate and Alternatives: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Chelating Agents

Chelating agents are useful and at times controversial chemicals that are used in large quantities. They can bind heavy metals in food, for example, or prevent lime to deposit from washing water. Chelating agents are used above all in detergents and cleaners to lower water hardness, but also for... - August 23, 2015

Black Figures: New Market Study on World Market for Carbon Black

Without carbon black there would be no road traffic: A large amount of carbon black is needed for tire manufacturing. - August 23, 2015

All About Plastics: Ceresana Analyzes the European Plastics Market

Lightweight, versatile and individually shapeable: Plastics continue to be of triumphant success. They are still replacing more conventional materials such as aluminum, tin plate or glass. - August 23, 2015

Fakuma 2015: Ceresana Presents First Study About the European Plastics Market

24th trade fair for plastics processing in Friedrichshafen, Germany - August 23, 2015

Strong Fibers: Ceresana Presents Market Study on Polyamides

Tear-resistant fibers, unbreakable components: Polyamides are among the most versatile plastics. Especially the types polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 are important. They vary in their chemical constitution. "In 2014, global revenues of 24.4 billion US$ were achieved with these two polyamide... - July 02, 2015

Strong Paper is a Strong Partner for E-Commerce

Ceresana analyzed the European market for corrugated board and cartonboard packaging. - July 02, 2015

Clean Growth: Ceresana Publishes Second Market Report on Surfactants

Surfactants facilitate the removal of dirt and enable to finely mix water and oil. These surface active chemical substances are used in every household but also serve for numerous industrial applications. "In 2014, a worldwide turnover of 33.2 billion US$ was achieved with surfactants,"... - June 30, 2015

Innovative Materials: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers

Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are as elastic as rubber, but at the same time as easy to process as standard plastics. "TPE can be melted, repeatedly deformed, and recycled," explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "Therefore, thermoplastic elastomers... - April 01, 2015

The Basis for Polyester and Polyurethane: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Toluene

Fuel additives or solvents, basis for polyurethane plastics or explosives: Toluene is used in a wide variety of applications. "The market volume is considerable," says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana: "In 2013 toluene worth US$24.5 billion was sold... - April 01, 2015

Cans and Tubes Are Booming: Ceresana Examines the European Market for Rigid Metal Packaging

Steel and aluminum are sustainable materials for attractive packaging: high-quality appearance, outstanding barrier properties and best requirements for reprocessing. "Already today the recycling rate for metal packaging in Europe amounts to significantly more than 70%," says Oliver... - April 01, 2015

HDPE Plastics on Growth Course: Ceresana Presents Third Market Report on High-Density Polyethylene

Milk bottles, water pipes, films or fireworks: High-density polyethylene (HDPE) is used for a wide range of products. The versatile plastic serves for example for the production of packaging and hollow bodies of all kinds, household goods but also technical parts and construction products. "In... - April 01, 2015

Films and No End: Ceresana Expects the Global Market for LDPE to Grow

Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) is one of the most commonly produced plastics and mainly used for packaging. - December 17, 2014

Ethylene Market in Transition: Ceresana Analyzes World Market for the Most Important Basic Chemical

Ethylene is the by far most important raw material in the petrochemical industry. About 130 million tonnes of ethylene were processed worldwide in 2013. - December 17, 2014

New Impulses: Ceresana Publishes Market Study on Polyethylene-LLDPE

Linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) is the most versatile type of polyethylene. Large amounts of this plastic are used in the production of films in particular. - December 17, 2014

Productive: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Fertilizers

Agricultural fertilizing becomes more and more targeted and sparing. Demand for fertilizers rises nonetheless in environmentally friendly Europe, albeit not as dynamically as in the past. - December 17, 2014

Bags Triumphant: Ceresana Publishes Study on the European Market for Flexible Packaging

Bags increasingly replace metal tins and rigid containers. The market research institute Ceresana analyzed the European market for flexible packaging made from plastics, paper, and aluminum. - December 17, 2014

Prices Under Pressure: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Propylene

Propylene is an important petrochemical feedstock. The production capacities are expanded, especially in the Middle East and in Russia. - December 17, 2014

Growth Potential: Ceresana Forecasts Chances for Polypropylene

Polypropylene (PP) can be found everywhere: in packaging materials and household items, in clothing as much as in vehicles and countless other products. - December 17, 2014

Well Connected: New Study on the European Market for Pipes by Ceresana

Large-scale pipeline projects are not only interesting for international politics, but also the industrial sector. - October 15, 2014

Fakuma 2014: Ceresana Presents New Market Studies for the Plastics Industry

Who wants to find out about the latest trends in the plastics industry is bound to stop at the Fakuma: the international trade fair for plastics processing is one of the worldwide leading meeting points for the sector. Ceresana can be found in hall B5 of the completely booked out fair grounds in... - October 15, 2014

Important Petrochemical: Ceresana Analyzes Entire Chinese Propylene Value Chain

With its market study "Propylene Value Chain China", Ceresana is setting new standards. For the very first time this novelty product provides complete transparency regarding current and future development of the entire propylene value chain. Attention is also given to various downstream... - October 15, 2014

Ceresana Analyses the Global Market for Solvents

Alcohols are the most popular solvents. Major consumers are the producers of paints, varnishes, and printing inks. - October 15, 2014

A World First: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Xylene

Demand for xylenes is increasing, above all in Asia. Major consumers are the producers of PET plastics. - October 15, 2014

Lucrative Growth Market: Ceresana Publishes New Study on the Market for Silicones

The market research institute Ceresana forecasts worldwide sales of silicone to increase. - August 15, 2014

New Market Study on the Entire Ethylene Value Chain in China

In China sales of ethylene more than doubled in recent years. Chinese ethylene producers try to become independent from crude oil imports. - August 15, 2014

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