Latest Report on Global Chelating Agents Market 2014-2018


Dallas, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/25/2014 -- According to report Global Chelating Agents Market 2014-2018 - One of the emerging trends in this market is the increasing demand for biodegradable chelating agents that have a low negative on the environment. Key vendors in the market have enhanced their portfolio to offer such products.

According to the report, the most important factor that drives the market is the expansion of production capacities. Key vendors in the market have added production capacities to existing manufacturing facilities to cater to the increasing demand from industries such as Household and Industrial Cleaning, thereby contributing to market growth.

A chelating agent is a chemical substance that can form covalent bonds with metal ions, thereby forming a metal-ion complex. It reduces the negative effect that some metal-ions have on chemical processes, formulations, and the environment by chelating with them. Chelating agents are broadly classified into aminopolycarboxylic acid (APCA), sodium gluconate, organophosphates, and others.

They are used in a wide range of industries including Pulp and Paper and Water Treatment Chemicals.

Covered in this Report
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Chelating Agents market for the period 2014-2018. To arrive at the ranking of the leading vendors and to calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated through the sales of chelating agents. The report provides data on the different segments of the Global Chelating Agents market, which are based on the following criteria: application, product, and geography.

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The Global Chelating Agents Market 2014-2018 has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the APAC and EMEA regions.

The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Chelating Agents Market: AkzoNobel, BASF, Dow and Lanxess.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill, EMD Millipore, Kemira, Shandong IRO Chelating Chemical, Sigma-Aldrich, Tate & Lyle, Mitsubishi Rayon and Nippon Shokubai.

Market Driver
- Strong Demand from Agrochemical Industry
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Market Trend
- Demand for Biodegradable Chelating Agents
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Further, the report states that one of the major challenges that the market faces is growing concern about the safety of the environment as most commonly used chelating agents are non-biodegradable and pose risks to the environment.

Key Questions Answered in this Report
- What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
- What are the key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?