Lactic Acid And Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) Market Segment Forecasts up to 2022, Research Reports: CMR

The Lactic Acid & Polylactic Acid market was valued around USD 1.21 billion and USD 0.32 billion respectively in 2014 and is expected to reach roughly USD 3.16 billion and USD 0.93 billion by the end of 2022 while registering itself at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.11% and 12.21% respectively during the forecast years. The market is anticipated to reflect substantial growth due to increasing utilization in textiles, packaging and personal care products. Growing demand of lactic acid as a feedstock for the production of polylactic acid is anticipated to boost the demand of the product in the upcoming years. Growing utilization in body care products, shampoos and creams as it improves effects, promotes exfoliation and renewal of cell and enhances synthesis of collagen and elastin is anticipated to boost the demand of the product over the estimated time frame.

Developing pharmaceutical industries in the United States owing to rising expenditure on medicines is anticipated to boost the growth of this market. The presence of major manufacturers such as Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson in the United States is anticipated to boost the demand of the personal care products. Increasing awareness among consumers for recyclability, sustainability and green packaging is expected to boost the demand of polylactic acid over the estimated time frame. Another imperative sector is textile that reflects significant growth rate as polylctic acid renders pleasant and smooth fabrics. However, high PLA cost over regular polymers including Polypropylene (PP) and Polystyrene (PS) is relied upon to impede industry development. Furthermore, unstable raw material prices that include tapioca starch, corn and sugar are expected to inhibit the expansion if the market.

Application Outlook and Trend Analysis

Polylactic acid market is anticipated to reflect significant growth in the following years. It fills the need of material coloring utilized for biodegradable based polymer generation and stow away deliming in leather processing. Increasing regulations enforced by the government and rising environmental concerns is said to fuel the growth of the polylactic acid market. The product is extensively useful for bottles, containers, jars and food packaging. These bottles are disposable, long-lasting glossy and transparent. It is conveniently degradable when contrasted with petroleum derivative inferred items and don’t radiate hurtful gasses on consuming. In industrial application the lactic acid market is anticipated to reflect significant growth. It is extensively utilized in the production of lactate solvents and biodegradable polymers. Lactate ester solvents such as ethyl lactate and butyl lactate have non-toxic and biodegradable properties and are useful in industrial and consumer applications. Lactic acid is useful in various products like salads, confectionery, beverages, dairy products, meat products, bakery products and ready meals.

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Regional Outlook and Trend Analysis

The dominant regional market for lactic acid was North America in 2016 that registered for 34.4 percent of the total volume. The region is anticipated to reflect considerable growth on account of increasing demand for polylactic acid and personal care products. Growing fragrance and pharmaceutical industry is anticipated to boost the growth of the market in North America. Developing pharmaceutical industry in the United States and Mexico on account of the support from government and growing investment is anticipated to bolster the market growth. Asia Pacific is expected to reflect significant growth owing to the presence of major manufacturing companies in developing countries like Japan, India and China. Changing ways of life alongside rising awareness with respect to the upgrade of the general identity of a person in different nations including Malaysia, China, India and Sri Lanka is relied upon to drive the global cosmetic market.

Competitive Insights

Some of the major players in the global lactic acid & polylactic acid market are NatureWorks, Henan Jindan Lactic Acid Technology Co., Ltd, CSM N.V, Musashino Chemical Laboratory Co. Ltd, Pyramid Bioplastics, Teijin, Futerro SA, Synbra B.V, Dow Chemical Company and Wei Mon Industry Co., Ltd. Most extreme organizations determine lactic acid by the technique of maturation, because of its minimal effort creation and need for bio based products.

The global lactic acid & polylactic acid market is segmented a follows-

Lactic Acid Application

  • Food and beverages
  • Personal care
  • Industrial
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

Polylactic Acid Application

  • Textiles
  • Packaging
  • Transport
  • Agriculture
  • Electronics
  • Others

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