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Functional Drinks Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2020

LogoFunctional drinks are non-alcoholic, ready to drink beverages that include non-traditional ingredients. Some of the most common ingredients found in functional drinks include herbs, minerals, vitamins, amino acids and some additional raw fruits or vegetables. Functional drinks offer definite health related benefits that go beyond general daily nutritional intake. It offers variety of health benefits with effect of added ingredients, such as immune system strengthening, improved mental energy, cholesterol management, improved bone health, improved heart health, and other benefit associated with vision and eye-health. Some of the most commonly found functional drinks include yoghurt & dairy drinks, sports & performance drinks, functional milk, enhanced water, energy drinks, enhanced fruit drinks & juices, soy beverages and ready to drink teas.

Liquid Packaging Cartons Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2020

LogoA carton is a box or container usually made of paperboard and sometimes corrugated fiberboard. Liquid packaging cartons are available in different shapes, sizes and designs according to the packager's need. Liquid packaging cartons are generally used in safe storage and secure transportation for liquid products. The liquid packaging cartons market can be segmented on the basis of type of liquid product and geography. Different segments of liquid products include water, dairy products, soft drinks and juices.

Food Enzymes Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2020

LogoFood enzymes are biocatalysts, sourced from plants, animals or micro-organisms used to alter the speed of biochemical reactions in foods and beverages. Food enzymes are generally used as food additives to enhance digestibility, texture and shelf life of food and beverages. It has wide application in meat processing, dairy industries, alcoholic beverages, and manufacturing of pre-digested foods. Food enzymes are also used as natural fermentation agent (breaking of large sized molecule of carbohydrates fats and proteins) in various amino-acids and specialty foods.

Commercial Seeds Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2020

LogoCommercial seeds are the seeds sown for production of an intended crop or used as animal feed or industrial raw material. The increasing global population is escalating the demand for commercial seeds. As commercial seeds yield higher output, the declining global arable land due to rapid urbanization acts as a driver for the demand of commercial seeds . However, factors restraining the global commercial seeds market include hue and cry amongst the common masses in the developed countries against the production of genetically modified crops as they believe it affects the human health due to their altered genes.

Food Preservative Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2020

LogoFood preservatives are substances that are added to food to keep it safe and fresh for longer duration of time. The food preservatives are used across beverages, dairy bakery, snacks, meat and sea food during processing and packing to prevent them any bacterial effects. The growth in demand of these food items is expected to be major driver for the food preservative market. Global nature of food sourcing and increasing complexities in the food supply chain have resulted in increasing demand for products and techniques required to prolong the shelf-life of the food product, thus increasing the demand for food preservatives.

Food and Beverage Packaging Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoFood and beverages packaging provides protection, tampering resistance and special physical, chemical, or biological needs for the food and beverages. Further Food packaging aids food nutrition, rapid and reliable distribution of food among the value chain and reduces post-harvest losses.

Alnico Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2015 - 2021

LogoAlnico belongs to the group of permanent (hard) magnets primarily composed of aluminum, nickel and cobalt. They are hard ferromagnetic substances which are widely used in temperature sensitive applications such as hall-effect and MR-based electronic and automotive sensors.They are also known as composite magnets which are usually manufactured from sintering or casting offering superior mechanical characteristics. Alnico magnets are made from the combination of aluminum, nickel and cobalt with small amounts of iron and other small elements that improve the property of the magnet. After rare earth magnets, Alnico is considered as the strongest permanent magnet. It is also used in various household appliances as well as for the production of horse shoe magnets.

Antimony Tin Oxide Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoAntimony tin oxide (ATO) is known as an alloy of tin oxide which is usually doped with antimony pentoxide. It exhibits significantly high conductivity with tin:antimony ratios being typically in a range of 80:20 to 95:5. Owing to their good electrical properties, antimony tin oxide has the ability to form nano particles which are further used in a wide variety of applications such as alloys and composites. ATO's morphology is spherical and appears in the form of blue powder, although their consumption can sometimes lead to serious skin and eye irritations. Some of the primary applications of antimony tin oxide include additives for plastics, electronic applications such as touch screen, textiles, and coatings, sunlight shielding, dispersing liquid for producing sunlight shielding solid as well as transparent substrate. The nano particles of these metal oxides possess several novel properties such as magnetic, optical and electrical from high surface to volume ratio and quantum size effect. These materials are applied across a broad range of applications in various high-tech technologies and industries owing to their exceptional optical and magnetic properties, which significantly depend on their shape, structure and size.

Aspartic Acid Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2015 - 2021

LogoAspartic acid is an alpha amino acid with its carboxylate anion and salts of aspartic acid known as aspartate. Aspartic acid, when combined with glutamic acid is referred as an acidic amino acid. Two forms of enantiomers of aspartic acid are available in the industry: L-aspartic acid, which is directly incorporated into proteins, and D-aspartic acid, which is limited in nature. Most chemical synthesis tend to produce both form of enantiomers "DL-aspartic acid", also known as racemic mixture, as compared to enzymatic synthesis which would produce one or the other. As Aspartic acid does not come under essential amino acids, it can be synthesized from central metabolic pathway intermediates in humans. It is usually found in vegetable sources such as oat flakes and asparagus, animal sources such as oysters and sausage meat, and dietary supplements as salts or aspartic acid itself.

Automotive Chemicals Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoAutomotive chemicals are the elements applied in various segments of the automotive industry. Different products such as lubricants, adhesives, cleaning and maintenance chemicals, and coatings are used in the automotive industry for the purpose of increasing efficiency and preventing corrosion.

Bromine Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2015 - 2021

LogoBromine is a colorless soluble crystalline mineral halide salt which is extracted from brine pools. Various types of bromine are used in the industry such as hydrogen bromide, organobromine and clear brine fluids. Bromine and its derivatives are used in a wide range of applications suchas pharmaceuticals, gas drilling, flame retardants, oil, biocides, plasma etching, fumigants, flow battery and PTA synthesis. Its end-user industries include water treatment, electronics, furnishing, automotive, agricultural, oil & gas, textile and construction among others.

Carbon Polymorph Group Minerals Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoCarbon polymorph group minerals are elements which exist in more than one crystal forms. Various minerals such as graphite and diamond belong to the carbon polymorph group which are widely used in the in various industries such as agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, and foods among others. Natural form of graphite is metallic mineral which consists entirely of crystallized elemental carbon. It is a good conductor of electricity and heat having the highest natural strength and stiffness of any material. These minerals are also some of the lightest of all reinforcing agents exhibiting high natural lubricity. As a result of the reduction of sedimentary carbon compounds during metamorphism, graphite occurs in metamorphic rocks while some graphite occurs in igneous rocks and can also be produced as a result of thermal metamorphism of coal.Graphite mineral are widely used in refractory for the construction magnesia-carbon bricks (25% graphite) for the purpose of lining steel-making furnaces. In addition, the mineral is also used in steelmaking for the purpose of carbon-raising in molten steel. Other applications of graphite include lithium-ion batteries, lubricants, and automotives, sports and marine as carbon fibered polymer composites.

Cellulose Paints Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoCellulose paints are plant based coatings which carry the advantage of being painted in layers as compared to conventional distemper paints. Cellulose paints have a mixture of pigments which exhibit their aesthetics due to the ability of the pigments to show light refraction. These paints are easy to remove during the coating of another paint as its temporary in nature. It is not high in opacity or hiding power. Large scale corporations such as AkzoNobel N.V. are significantly involved in the production of cellulose paints through their product Bermocoll. These paints contain a range of non-ionic cellulose ethers which are use as water retaining agent, stabilizers, and thickeners for water based paints for decorative applications. During the production of these paints, cellulose reacts with various substituents such as ethyl, methyl and hydroxyethyl or hydrophobic groups, which is called etherification that makes Bermocoll water soluble in nature. Cellulose paints are regarded as active agents with polymeric surface and exhibit the ability to contribute to disperse the pigments by enhancing the flow during grinding. Cellulose paints are manufactured in a broad range of viscosities which enable consumers to choose the specific viscosity required for the application of the paint. In order to avoid the lump formation during addition of water to cellulose paints, manufacturers treat all the paint grades with a controlled amount of glyoxal.

Chloromethane Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2015 - 2021

LogoChloromethane, also known as methyl chloride, HCC-40 or R-40 belongs to a group of organic compounds called haloalkanes. It is an extremely flammable colorless gas which is usually detected at toxic levels. Chloromethane is synthesized by boiling a mixture of sodium chloride, sulfuric acid and methanol. Significant amount of chloromethane is produced naturally in the oceans by the action of sunlight on chlorine and biomass in sea foam. It is majorly used in manufacturing silicone polymers, butyl rubber and in petroleum refining. Chloromethane was initially used as a refrigerant, but was discontinued on account of its flammability and toxicity. Due to its substantial toxic effects, it is no longer used in consumer products. Different types of chloromethanes such as methyl chloride, methylene chloride, chloroform, and carbon tetrachloride are produced in the industry. Methyl chloride is the largest segment and is also the most important type of chloromethane, largely used in medical and pharmaceutical industries. In terms of application, the silicone industry is expected to witness the fastest growing application segment over the forecast period due to the rising demand from medical and personal care industries. Moreover, growing household incomes, rising living standards and an ever-expanding middle class in Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW) are contributing to the boost in demand for high quality products containing silicone. China has been the most attractive market in Asia Pacific for chloromethane with a significant potential for massive growth in certain end-user industries such as automotives and pharmaceuticals.

Chondrodite Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoChondrodite is a rare nesosilicate mineral which is usually encountered as the most frequent member of the humite group of minerals. It is formed from locally metamorphosed dolomite in hydrothermal deposits as well as associated with serpentinite and skarn. Chondrodite is found significantly in metamorphic contact zones between alkaline or acidic intrusions and carbonate rocks where the introduction of fluorine occurs by metasomatic processes. Chondrodite is produced by hydrating olivine ((Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4) and is stable over a range of pressures and temperatures which include those present in a portion of the uppermost mantle. Certain types of chondrodite such as titanian chondrodite have been found in olivine as inclusions in West Greenland. It is associated with magnetite, magnesite, olivine, clinohumite, and Ni-Co-Pb sulfides in a matrix of antigorite.

Chromium Phosphate Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoChromium phosphate is a polyatomic ionic compound which either receives or donates electrons. The compound is also termed as orthophosphate of phosphoric acid or chromium salt which is insoluble in water. Different raw materials are used for manufacturing chromium salt such as ammonium dichromate, ethanol, orthophosphoric acid, and chromium trioxide. On account of its benefits, they are used in certain applications such as production of paints for coatings applied in corrosion protection and architectural purposes, and medical applications among others.

Dry Laundry Detergents Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2015 - 2021

LogoDry laundry detergents are the products that are used in dry cleaning of clothes and textiles using a chemical solvent other than water. Different types of solvents are used in the process to improve cleaning where small amounts of detergent are added to the solvent essential for its functionality. These detergents soften the hydrophobic soils and prevent them from being redeposited on the clothing. Anionic and cationic dry laundry detergents are the two types of detergents majorly used in the industry, depending upon the design of the machine.

Ether Carboxylates Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoEther carboxylate is one of the major sub-types of a carboxylate which is produced from the reaction of ethoxylated alcohols with sodium chloracetate. Its manufacturing process involves etherification where a carboxyl group-containing compound and a hydroxyl group-containing compound are reacted in an aqueous medium with the help of a rare earth element containing catalyst. The carboxyl group containing compound present in the reaction is one compound which is selected from carboxyl group containing epoxy compounds as well as unsaturated carboxyl group containing compounds. Ether carboxylates are widely used in personal care products, surfactants, admixtures applied in the construction as well as serve as the vital component of superplasticizers. As surfactants, ether carboxylate produces an ultralow interfacial tension (IFT) under high temperature and high salinity conditions. Their consumption in the textile industry is based on their electrolyte, alkali, and hard water stability as well as their good wetting and detergent properties. As compared to cold process soaps, ether carboxylates are less sensitive to hard water and more soluble in water. In addition, they impart good wetting and foam stabilizing properties as well as provide creaminess and mildness in the finished products. Owing to their property of being substantive to hair and skin, ether carboxylate exhibits a conditioned feeling to the human body. When combined with alkyl ether sulfates such as sodium laureth sulfate, they are used for manufacturing shampoos on account of their compatibility with cationic ingredients.

Glycine Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoGlycine is an organic compound and is known as the smallest of the 20 amino acids which are found in proteins. Glycine is industrially manufactured by the treatment of chloroacetic acid with ammonia. In developed economies such as the U.S., glycine is distributed primarily in two grades:technical and United States Pharmacopeia (USP), which is manufactured in major quantities for diversifying applications and also account for more than 80% of the U.S. market. Glycine is used in a wide range of applications such as personal care applications, pharmaceuticals, human and animal foods, chemical feedstock and research and development. Glycine is primarily manufactured in the U.S. by GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. and by Showa Denko KK in Japan. Both the manufacturers produce glycine through strecker amino acid synthesis. Other prominent manufacturers of glycine include Chattern Chemicals, Inc. which serves as a subsidiary to Sun Pharmaceutical, based in Mumbai, India. GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. bought the naphthalene sulfonate and glycine manufacturing facilities of Hampshite Chemical Corporation, which is a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

Halide Minerals Market - Latest Innovations, Drivers, Restraints, Challenges and Key Events in the Industry by 2015 - 2021

LogoHalide minerals are those minerals which include a dominant halide anion such as fluorine (F), chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br) and Iodine (I). These minerals are complex in nature and have polyatomic anions. Most of the halide minerals occur in deposits of marine evaporite. Some of the commonly used halide minerals include halite (NaCl), sylvite (KCl) and fluorite (CF2). Halite is an important source of sodium chloride, in parallel with NaCl extracted from brine wells or sea water. Sylvite is potassium chloride in its natural mineral form, while fluorite is a vital source of hydrogen fluoride, obtained as a byproduct of the manufacturing of fertilizers. These minerals are used for a wide range of applications such as fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, food ingredients, water softening and other industrial applications.

High Temperature Superconducting Fibers Market - Historical, Current and Projected Industry Size and Recent Industry Trends by 2015 - 2021

LogoHigh temperature superconducting fibers are materials which are used for making superconductors at high temperatures. These fibers exhibit the cross cutting potential in various industries such as energy, optics, healthcare, and electromagnetism. The major end user industries of high temperature superconducting fibers include transportation, medical and healthcare, electronics, energy and research and development among others. Although extensive research has been done on superconductivity over the past few decades to make it suitable for increasing number of applications, superconductivity has yet to see collaboration with fiber optics. Usually, high temperature superconducting materials such as yttrium barium copper oxide with a superconducting fiber are preferred for wide range of applications. High temperature superconductor induced magnets are significantly used in fusion reactors producing large magnetic fields. However these magnets usually stop operating when a part of superconducting coil enters the normal (resistive) state. To nullify this, manufacturers are focused towards developing strain and temperature sensors based on fiber optics.

Hytrol Celebrates May 2016 Anniversaries Totaling More Than 1000 Years of Service

LogoHytrol is proud to recognize the employees celebrating their anniversary of dedicated service to Hytrol. Employees with a May anniversary start date have more than 1000 years of service.

Packaging Press Operators Embrace LiftPlus by Magline

LogoOne of the greatest challenges in the packaging industry, including manufacturing cells, is roll handling. The challenge has been finding a mechanism that would lift the roll to the required height, allowing rolls to be picked up by the unit and assembled on a press without the operator ever having to lift. Technology innovator Magline, best known for two wheel hand trucks used in the beverage industry has solved the roll handling riddle with LiftPlus.

My NYC Party Bus Offers Latest Party Buses and Limousines at Affordable Price Rates

My NYC party bus introduces luxurious, affordable and unmatched transportation for weddings, proms and parties in New York City. The NYC Limo Company offers a range of luxurious transportation in all parts of New York City. All these party buses are equipped with latest facilities making it one of the most luxurious rides through the city.

Manufacturers Seeking Fork Truck Free Environment Find Solution with Topper Industrial Mother Daughter Carts

LogoTopper Industrial mother-daughter industrial carts support lean manufacturing and fork truck free initiatives. Lean manufacturing methods have proven effective in speeding factory production, improving safety, and throughput. To achieve continuous process improvement specialized material-handling equipment is needed to achieve a Lean Six Sigma Value proposition.