Plastics & Composites

Frost & Sullivan’s Chemicals, Materials & Nutrition Plastics and Composites Program provides unparalleled analysis of the entire plastic value chain, from polymers and additives to composites and fabrication technologies, and demand trends in the key end applications to help you identify growth opportunities.

Position your company today to address the fast evolving materials environment of healthcare, household, beauty and life sciences markets. Frost & Sullivan’s Personal Well Being program (part of the Chemicals, Materials & Nutrition practice) monitors a wide array of individual markets, companies, and technologies along the entire complex value chains from raw materials to finished consumer products.

The overarching mission of the Chemicals in Personal Well Being program is to help companies understand opportunities and threats and make informed strategic and tactical decisions. The program analyses the key industry trends and translates these into opportunities and threats for chemicals and materials. The value at stake in understanding these long term perspectives is significant. The output of the platform is a series of specific market studies, insightful presentations and interactive

Latest Research

Over the years, the Chemicals in Personal Well Being group has led from the front in terms of market, product and technology predictions, leading to bold recommendations that have defined and directed strategies of several companies. Each study banks on a robust research methodology that includes interviewing all major industry and value chain stakeholders and leveraging a huge internal database of more than 400 reports that have been produced in the last decade. The team also publishes visionary, issue focused market insights, white papers and movers and shakers interviews with industry thought leaders. The analyst team focuses on not only tracking products and technologies that are impacting today’s global food, drug and cosmetic and homecare industries, but also provide in-depth and visionary insights into those which will impact these sectors in the future. The research team maintains strong relationships with companies across the various tiers of the value chain and leverages these relationships through primary interviews to provide a holistic and unbiased opinion of how markets will evolve and what technologies and products will be embraced and when.

Analysis of the Thermoset Resins Market in South Africa and Kenya

The research analyses the thermoset resins market in South Africa and Kenya with a base year of 2012, forecasted to 2017. The executive summary provides an overview of the 2 markets as a total, highlighting key metrics. The most relevant mega trends are discussed for this research. Market drivers and restraints are explained for each country separately. A discussion is…

New Opportunities in the North American Resins Market for Caps and Closures

The objective of this private market insight is to describe the state of the North American resins market for caps and closures. This research includes a brief summary of top-level environmental and economic trends. Furthermore, functionality and performance trends that are important for the success of key industry participants are discussed. The market has been segmented by end application and…

South African Thermoset Resins Market

This research service analyses the South African thermoset resins market. Key industry challenges, market drivers and market restraints facing market participants are presented. The study offers an analysis of the industry’s best practices. The thermoset resin types examined are epoxies, unsaturated polyesters, polyurethanes and phenolics. Major end-user insights are provided for the paints and coatings, composites, adhesives and sealants, construction…

Strategic Analysis of the European Composite Resins Market in Public Transport

The study deals with composites employed in public transportation like trains, buses and trams. The market trends are mentioned along with forecast for six different type of resins namely unsaturated polyester, phenolics, epoxies, polyurethane, polyamide, polypropylene. The forecasts are not provided for the reinforced resins themselves but for the resins alone which would be used in the reinforced form. Each…

Strategic Analysis of the Protective and Marine Coatings Market and the Resins Markets

This study provides a 360-degree perspective on the North American and European markets in 2012 for protective and marine coatings market and the resins market. Drivers and restraints for each of the 7 main industry verticals (oil and gas, water treatment, power generation, marine, manufacturing, infrastructure, and commercial architecture) have been identified and analyzed. This research service also provides a…

Strategic Analysis of the Asia Pacific Coating Resins Industry

Slides 1 to 109 provide the current and future trends of the Coating Resins market in Asia Pacific from 2003 to 2013. In this study, the base year is 2008, and the forecast period is from 2009 to 2013.

European UV Coating Resins and Photoinitiators Markets

We help our clients recognize the implications of changing infrastructure and mobility value chain trends to their current product and service portfolio and generate, evaluate, and implement optimal growth opportunities for them. We have worked with many different types of companies along the chemicals and materials used in transportation, construction, energy and power value chain that includes:

  • Raw material and Specialty ingredient suppliers
  • A wide range of enabling technology companies looking to service a need in the current value chain

We do this through tailored and customised consulting work and strategy workshops. Projects typically involve several phases from discovery, inform, evaluate, analyse, develop and implement a business plan and growth strategy. We use our research and industry experience coupled with well-defined tools and techniques, tailored and developed by Frost & Sullivan, to manage and deliver these projects. We specialise in running growth workshops with our clients which help us take a cross functional team of our client, within span of a day from information to implementation.

Frost & Sullivan’s team can support your organization on each of the following areas:

  • Market Opportunity Generation and Evaluation Research
  • Company Due Diligence
  • Mega Trends Research
  • Brand and Demand Marketing Outreach and Solutions
  • Statistical Analysis and Decision Models

Advisory services projects include the following:

  • Emerging technology intelligence from adjacent industries to grow the personal care ingredients innovation pipeline
  • Assessment of technology developments and key global stakeholders in prebiotics and probiotics in skin care applications
  • Flavor and fragrance encapsulation technology value chain and market assessment
  • Channel strategy development for titanium dioxide in personal care & cosmetics
  • Assessment of processes for plant extract making
  • Global opportunity assessment of excipients for the parenteral and transdermal markets
  • Market entry analysis for a polymer manufacturer in pharmaceutical and medical device packaging
  • Market feasibility for an implantable textile medical device

Frost & Sullivan’s Chemicals in Personal Well-Being Research Team can deliver a bespoke workshop to your organization to highlight the emerging trends in nutrition, health, cosmetics and home care, and identify the impact to your organization. This is flexible around your needs, where we can attend your strategy day or workshop as an external expert keynote speaker, through to full facilitation of a workshop to ensure your delegates are fully engaged with opportunities and their relevance to their department. Full written follow-up reports and actionable strategies are provided thereafter.

“It has been a true pleasure working with Frost & Sullivan. They were able to customize the approach to fit our needs perfectly and we find the output delivered by their highly knowledgeable team very value-adding – in fact, it is something that our entire organization can use as a fact-based roadmap for a number of years to come.”

–Perstorp AB

“Frost & Sullivan executed our order for a global market analysis in an excellent way. Regular phone and face to face consultations provided us within the predetermined time period and an estimated cost frame with data which enabled us to start a new significant project development in our company.”


Expertise Areas

Frost & Sullivan’s expertise in Chemicals in Personal Well-Being research and consulting includes work in the following strategic and operational areas.

Personal Care and Cosmetics Ingredients

Personal care and cosmetic ingredients are ever evolving due to increased demand for products that enhance the quality of life for a more informed consumer base.

Our research covers essential oils, oleochemicals, surfactants, conditioning polymers, emollients, fragrances, emulsifiers, rheology modifiers, alpha hydroxy acids, antioxidants, botanicals, depigmenting agents, moisturizers, peptides, retinoids, sunscreens and color additives.

Ingredients for Household Care Products

Today, household care products need to be not only safe to use and effective (e.g. cleaning, deodorizing of disinfecting), but also provide a pleasant experience for the user. Thus the types of ingredients that go into formulating them are not only chemicals that are safe and functional but are also natural, green, fragrant and emollient.

Our research covers all ingredients in household care products and also tracks industrial and institutional cleaning markets.

Medical Device Materials

Suppliers to the medical device market are increasingly becoming forward and backward integrated in order to compete in this complex value chain. In-depth phone discussions with leading resin suppliers, value-adding manufacturers and resellers, and medical device manufacturers, and other key value chain entities form the basis of Frost & Sullivan research. These often include multiple discussions within suppliers and value chain entities to ensure an “organizational interview”.

Packaging Materials

Packaging is one of the biggest talking points in society today. Our research covers rigid packaging, smart packaging, blister packs, shrink wraps, flexible packaging, containers, bottles & cans, bags & pouches, sachets, blow-fill-sealed units, pre-filled syringes, inhalers, aerosol cans, trays, cartons & boxes, caps & closures, dispensers & accessories, adhesives, coatings, tapes, tags & labels, and RFID & barcodes.

Chemicals and Ingredients for Life Sciences

Ingredients and excipients for pharmaceuticals is a dynamic market area of active (chemical and biological) ingredients, and functional and multi-functional excipients. The market is driven by the growth of the regulated pharmaceutical industry, and technological developments in healthcare in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.

Meet the Team

Raghu Tantry

Global Program Manager

Natalia Czapczynska-Woznialis

Business Consultant | Visionary Science
Aditya Krishnan

Aditya Krishnan

Research Analyst
Gautam Rashingkar

Gautam Rashingkar

Industry Analyst

Sayantan Sengupta

Senior Research Analyst

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