Curing Agents Market Introduction
The curing agent is used to harden a material or surface and is applied to polymer surface to enable the bonding of the molecular components of the material. Selection of appropriate curing agent crucial as it influences the reactivity, viscosity, and working time of resins in mechanical and general, optical and chemical properties precisely. With the emergence of the wind energy industry and construction activities especially in the developing countries of Asia Pacific region the global curing agent market size has witnessed a considerable expansion in the past few years. In addition, adoption of advanced technologies in manufacturing companies along with the availability of enhanced curing agents in the industry creates huge revenue opportunities for prominent players operating in the curing agent market during the forecast period.
The global curing agent market is segmented based on type, application, and region.
By type, the curing agent market is analyzed across amine-based curing agents, anhydride curing agents and other types segments. Based on application, the curing agent market is segmented into coatings, electrical & electronics, construction, energy & utility, and other applications. Based on region, the curing agent market is analyzed across six major geographies such as Western Europe, Latin America, North America, Middle East and Africa, Eastern Europe, and Asia Pacific. In terms of revenue contribution, the Asia Pacific curing agent market dominated the market and is projected to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is primarily attributed to the growth in construction and manufacturing industries.
Curing Agents Market Competitive Landscape
Major players in the curing agent market are inclined towards expanding their presence across the globe through acquisitions and mergers. Further, this enables companies to improve their business capabilities. Additionally, curing agent manufacturers are focused on introducing innovative products to improve customer experience and gain a competitive edge in the market. Prominent players analyzed in the curing agent industry are Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand) Ltd., Albemarle Corporation, Arnette Polymers, Atul Limited, BASF SE, Campbell Plastics Limited, Cardolite Corporation, Cargill Inc., Epochemie International Pte Ltd, Evonik Industries, Gabriel Performance Products, Hexion Inc., Huntsman Corporation, Kukdo Chemical Co., Ltd., Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Leuna-Harze GmbH, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Olin Corporation, Royce International, Shandong Deyuan Epoxy Resin Co., Ltd, Spolchemie, and Trans Oceanic Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. among others.
Major Regions/Countries include:
- Western Europe
- United Kingdom
- Rest of Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Rest of Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific (APAC)
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East and Africa (MEA)
- North Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of MEA
This research report on curing agents market would be produced using first-hand market information gathered from industry experts and major participants across the value chain, during primary research. It would provide broad view of current market trends, growth factors and competitive analysis.