DUBLIN, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Textile Chemicals Market for Home Furnishing, Apparel and Industrial & Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering.
Textile chemicals are generally defined as compounds, intermediates and chemicals used in processing and manufacturing of textiles. Textile chemicals improve and optimize the manufacturing process, endowing the final products with a specific function or particular desirable appearance. For instance, greenhouse fabrics reflect the sun, flameproof furniture fabrics, and durable airbags for vehicles. During manufacturing, textiles undergo a lengthy process of chemical and non-chemical treatments.
From pretreatment of textiles to finishing, there are various categories and subcategories of textile chemicals. These include pretreatment chemicals, textile dyeing chemicals, dyeing and printing chemicals, finishing chemicals, antistatic agents and other specialty chemicals. In terms of revenue, the global textile chemicals market was valued at USD 19.66 billion in 2013 and is projected to reach USD 25.42 billion by 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 3.7% from 2014 to 2020.
Major manufacturers of textile chemicals include The Dow Chemical Company, Solvay S.A., Zhejiang Longsheng Group Co., Ltd (Lonsen), Archroma (formerly Clariant), BASF SE, and The DyStar Group.
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
Chapter 3 Textile Chemicals Market - Industry Analysis
Chapter 4 Textile Chemicals Market - Product Segment Analysis
Chapter 5 Textile Chemicals Market - Application Analysis
Chapter 6 Textile Chemicals Market - Regional Analysis
Chapter 7 Company Profiles
- BASF SE
- Bayer MaterialScience AG
- Huntsman Corporation
- Kiri Industries
- Omnova Solutions Inc.
- Solvay SA
- The Dow Chemical Company
- The DyStar Group
- The Lubrizol Corporation
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