Global super absorbent polymers market stood at $ 6.1 billion in 2016, and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.24%, in value terms, to reach $ 10.1 billion by 2026, owing to growing demand for super absorbent polymers from various end use applications such as diapers, adult incontinence products, medical products, agriculture and packaging. Additionally, growing demand for environmental friendly feminine hygiene products coupled with booming healthcare sector is projected to propel demand for super absorbent polymers across the globe in the coming years. Supportive government regulations and growing hygiene concerns is expected to augur well for global superabsorbent polymers market over the course of next ten years.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2012-2015

Base Year: 2016

Estimated Year: 2017

Forecast Period: 2018–2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To describe, categorize and estimate global super absorbent polymers market on the basis of raw material, application, regional distribution and leading countries.
  • To analyze and forecast global market size for super absorbent polymers that are used for manufacturing different products such as baby diapers, adult incontinence and female hygiene products.
  • To identify tailwinds and headwinds in the global super absorbent polymers market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, supply contracts of key market players operating in the global super absorbent polymers market.
  • To evaluate average market selling prices in global super absorbent polymers market.
  • To strategically profile leading players in global super absorbent polymers market.

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Few of the major players operating in the global super absorbent polymers market include Nippon Shokubai, BASF SE, Evonik Industries, Sanyo Chemical Industries, LG Chemicals, Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd, Formosa Plastics Corporation, Yixing Danson Technology Co., Ltd., Kao Corporation, Zhejiang Satellite PetroChemical Co. Ltd, Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd., M² Polymer Technologies, Inc., Quanzhou Banglida Technology Industry Co., Ltd., Shanghai Huayi Acrylic Acid Co., Ltd., Demi Co. Ltd., and Qingdao Soco New Material Co., Ltd., among others.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers of super absorbent polymers in the major regions. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. TechSci Research analyzed product offerings and regional presence of all major super absorbent polymer suppliers across the globe.


TechSci Research calculated the market size for global super absorbent polymers using a bottom-up approach, where manufacturers’ volume sales data for super absorbent polymers were recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives and externally validated the same by analyzing historical sales data of respective manufacturers to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources such as annual reports, white papers, investor presentations and financial reports were used by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Baby diapers, adult incontinence & female hygiene product manufacturers
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Industry associations
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for stakeholders such as baby diapers, adult incontinence and female hygiene product manufacturers, distributors and dealers, customers and policy makers, as well as in identifying which market segments should be targeted over the coming years (next two to five years) in order to strategize investments and capitalize on growth of the market segment.

Report Scope:

In this report, global super absorbent polymers market has been segmented into the following categories:

  • Market, by Raw Material Type:
    • Sodium Polyacrylate
    • Polyacrylamide Co-polymer
    • Others

·         Market, by Application

o    Disposable Diapers

o    Adult Incontinence

o    Feminine Hygiene

    • Others
  • Market, by Region:
    • North America
    • South America
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Europe
    • Middle East & Africa

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies operating in the global super absorbent polymers market.

Voice of Customers: Customer analysis by considering below mentioned parameters- Brand Awareness, Brand Satisfaction, Major Factors Influencing Buying Behavior, Brand Switching and Frequency of Buying

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according the company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to twenty).
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1.       Product Overview

2.       Research Methodology

3.       Analyst View

4.       Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Outlook

4.1.    Market Size & Forecast

4.1.1.By Value

4.1.2.By Volume

4.2.    Market Share & Forecast

4.2.1.By Raw Material Type (Sodium polyacrylate, Polyacrylamide Co-polymer and others)

4.2.2.By Application (Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence, Female Hygiene and Others)

4.2.3.By Region

4.2.4.By Company

4.3.    Market Attractiveness Index (By Region & By Application)

4.4.    Global Super Absorbent Polymer Market Regional Analysis

4.4.1.North America Super Absorbent Polymer Market Outlook

4.4.1.1.   Market Size & Forecast

4.4.1.1.1.     By Value

4.4.1.1.2.     By Volume

4.4.1.2.   Market Share & Forecast

4.4.1.2.1.     By Application

4.4.1.2.2.     By Country

4.4.1.3.   Market Attractiveness Index (By Application & By Country)

4.4.2.Europe Super Absorbent Polymer Market Outlook

4.4.2.1.   Market Size & Forecast

4.4.2.1.1.     By Value

4.4.2.1.2.     By Volume

4.4.2.2.   Market Share & Forecast

4.4.2.2.1.     By Application

4.4.2.2.2.     By Country

4.4.2.3.   Market Attractiveness Index (By Application & By Country)

4.4.3.Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymer Market Outlook

4.4.3.1.   Market Size & Forecast

4.4.3.1.1.     By Value

4.4.3.1.2.     By Volume

4.4.3.2.              Market Share & Forecast

4.4.3.2.1.     By Application

4.4.3.2.2.     By Country

4.4.3.3.    Market Attractiveness Index (By Application & By Country)

4.4.4.Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymer Market Outlook

4.4.4.1.   Market Size & Forecast

4.4.4.1.1.     By Value

4.4.4.1.2.     By Volume

4.4.4.2.   Market Share & Forecast

4.4.4.2.1.     By Application

4.4.4.2.2.     By Country   

4.4.4.3.   Market Attractiveness Index (By Application & By Country) 

4.4.5.South America Super Absorbent Polymer Market Outlook 

4.4.5.1.   Market Size & Forecast        

4.4.5.1.1.     By Value        

4.4.5.1.2.     By Volume   

4.4.5.2.   Market Share & Forecast    

4.4.5.2.1.     By Application             

4.4.5.2.2.     By Country   

4.4.5.3.   Market Attractiveness Index (By Application & By Country) 

5.       Market Dynamics

5.1.    Drivers

5.2.    Challenges        

6.       Market Trends & Developments

6.1.    Shift Towards Bio-based Super Absorbent Polymers      

6.2.    Growing Demand in Food Packaging Industry    

6.3.    Expanding e-commerce Industry            

6.4.    Changing Lifestyles       

6.5.    Booming Demand in Construction Industry        

6.6.    Capacity Expansion by Market Players  

6.7.    Rising Use of SAP in Cable Applications

6.8.    Increasing Demand in Paints & Coatings              

7.       Pricing Analysis       

8.       Competitive Landscape       

8.1.    Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.

8.2.    BASF SE

8.3.    Evonik Industries AG

8.4.    Sanyo Chemical Industries Ltd.

8.5.    LG Chem Ltd.

8.6.    Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd.

8.7.    Formosa Plastics Corporation

8.8.    Yixing Danson Technology Co., Ltd.

8.9.    Kao Corporation

8.10.  Zhejiang Satellite Petro-Chemical Co. Ltd.

8.11.  Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.

8.12.  M² Polymer Technologies, Inc.

8.13.  Quanzhou Banglida Technology Industry Co., Ltd.

8.14.  Shanghai Huayi Acrylic Acid Co., Ltd.,

8.15.  Demi Co. Ltd

8.16.  Qingdao Soco New Material Co., Ltd,

8.17.  Dongying Nuoer Chemical Co., Ltd

8.18.  SNF Floerger

8.19.  Gelok International

8.20.  Summit Enterprise Co., Ltd

9.       Voice of Customers

10  Strategic Recommendations

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  • List of Figures

     

    Figure 1: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Value, 2012-2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 2: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Volume, 2012-2026F (‘000 Metric Ton)

    Figure 3: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Raw Material Type, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 4: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 5: Global Super Absorbent Polymer Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2016

    Figure 6: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2016 & 2026F

    Figure 7: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 8: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2016

    Figure 9: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2026F

    Figure 10: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Application, By Value,

    2017E-2026F

    Figure 11: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Region, By Value,

    2017E-2026F

    Figure 12: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Value, 2012-2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 13: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Volume, 2012-2026F (‘000 Metric Ton)

    Figure 14: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 15: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size (2016 & 2026F) (USD Billion) & CAGR (2017E-2026F), By Application, By Value

    Figure 16: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 17: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Country, By Value, 2016 & 2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 18: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Application, By Value, 2017E-2026F

    Figure 19: North America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2017E-2026F

    Figure 20: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Value, 2012-2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 21: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Volume, 2012-2026F (‘000 Metric Ton)

    Figure 22: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 23: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size (2016 & 2026F) (USD Billion) & CAGR (2017E-2026F), By Application, By Value

    Figure 24: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 25: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Country, By Value, 2016 & 2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 26: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Application, By Value,

    2017E-2026F

    Figure 27: Europe Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2017E-2026F

    Figure 28: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Value, 2012-2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 29: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Volume, 2012-2026F (‘000 Metric Ton)

    Figure 30: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 31: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size (2016 & 2026F) (USD Billion) & CAGR (2017E-2026F), By Application, By Value

    Figure 32: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 33: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Country, By Value, 2016 & 2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 34: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Application, By Value, 2017E-2026F

    Figure 35: Asia-Pacific Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value,

    2017E-2026F

    Figure 36: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Value, 2012-2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 37: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Volume, 2012-2026F (‘000 Metric Ton)

    Figure 38: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 39: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size (2016 & 2026F) (USD Billion) & CAGR (2017E-2026F), By Application, By Value

    Figure 40: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 41: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Country, By Value, 2016 & 2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 42: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Application,

    By Value, 2017E-2026F

    Figure 43: Middle East & Africa Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Country,

    By Value, 2017E-2026F

    Figure 44: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Value, 2012-2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 45: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Volume, 2012-2026F (‘000 Metric Ton)

    Figure 46: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Application, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 47: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size (2016 & 2026F) (USD Billion) & CAGR (2017E-2026F), By Application, By Value

    Figure 48: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2012-2026F

    Figure 49: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Size, By Country, By Value, 2016 & 2026F (USD Billion)

    Figure 50: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Application, By Value,

    2017E-2026F

    Figure 51: South America Super Absorbent Polymers Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2017E-2026F

    Figure 52: Europe Municipal Waste Generated, By Country, By Volume, 2010 & 2015 (Kilogram Per Capita)

    Figure 53: Global Polymer Production Share, By Geography, 2006

    Figure 54: Global Polymer Production Share, By Geography, 2015

    Figure 55: Highest E-commerce Sales in a Day (US & China), By Value, 2013-2015 (USD Billion)

    Figure 56: Global Retail E-commerce Sales, By Value, 2015-2020F (USD Trillion)

    Figure 57: Global Female Hygiene Products Market Size, By Region/Country, By Value, 2015 (USD Million)

    Figure 58: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Average Selling Price Analysis, 2012-2026 (USD Per Ton)

    Figure 59: Acrylic Acid Average Selling Price (Import & Export), 2012-2016 (USD Per Ton)

    Figure 60: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Absolute $ Market Opportunity in Disposable Diapers Application, 2016-2026F (USD Billion)

     

    List of Tables

     

    Table 1: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market CAGR, By Region, By Value, 2012-2016 & 2017E-2026F

    Table 2: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market CAGR, By Raw Material Type, By Value, 2012-2016 & 2017E-2026F

    Table 3: Global Super Absorbent Polymers Market Share & CAGR, By Country, By Value, 2016, 2018F, 2020F, 2022F, 2024F & 2026F