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Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biodegradable Polymers in thousand pounds by the following End-Use Segments: Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Others (Agriculture & Horticulture, and Medicine). The report also provides market analytics for the US market by the following Product Segments: Co-Polyester, PLA, Starch, and Others (Lignin, Soybean, Water-Soluble and Polycaprolactone). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players such as DURECT Corp., American Excelsior Company, BioGroupUSA, Inc., BASF SE, BIOTEC GmbH & Co. KG, CEREPLAST, Inc., Cortec Corporation, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.,EarthShell, Eastman Chemical Company, ECM BioFilms Inc., FP International, IRe Chemicals Limited., Metabolix Inc., Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc., Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., National Starch and Chemical Company, NatureWorks LLC, Novamont S.p.A., Perstorp UK Limited, Rodenburg Biopolymers B.V., Showa High Polymer Co., Ltd., Storopack Hans Reichenecker GmbH, and Toyobo Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Biodegradable Polymers I-3

Packaging I-3

Compost Bags I-4

Others I-4

Agriculture and Horticulture I-4

Medical I-4

Co-Polyester-Based Biopolymers I-4

Polylactic Acid (PLA) I-5

Starch Based Biopolymers I-5

Others I-5

Lignin-Based Biopolymer I-5

Soybean-Based Biopolymers I-5

Water-Soluble Biodegradable Polymers I-5

Polycaprolactone I-6

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Biodegradable Polymers Market Outlives Recession II-1

Biodegradable Polymers - An Alternate for Conventional Polymers II-1

Global Market Outlook II-2

Europe Remains the World's Largest Market for Biodegradable

Polymers II-2

North America in the Spotlight II-2

Compost Bags: The Largest End-Use Application II-3

2. COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS II-4

A Glance at the Leading Manufacturers of Biodegradable Polymers II-4

Major Manufacturers of Biodegradable Plastics and Brands II-4

Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Biodegradable

Polymers Market (2005 - A Historic Perspective Builder):

Percentage Breakdown by Volume Sales for Novamont,

Cargill/Natureworks LLC, Rodenburg Biopolymers, Biotech,

BASF, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

3. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES II-6

Biodegradable Polymer Packaging Remains Unaffected by the

Economic Recession II-6

Emerging Applications to Keep Market Afloat II-6

A Quick Review of Existing and Emerging Applications by

Polymer Type II-6

Water-Soluble Polymers - Demand on the Rise in Developing

Countries II-7

Recycling Offers Little Respite to Non-degradable Plastic Wastes II-7

High Costs of Biodegradable Polymers Compared to Traditional

Polymers II-7

Environmental Concerns of Traditional Plastics Boost

Biopolymers Market II-8

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9

Biodegradable Polymers: An Introduction II-9

Biodegradable Polymers - Definition and Meaning II-9

Key Biodegradable Polymers at a Glance II-10

Sources for Synthesis of Biodegradable Polymers II-11

Biodegradability - A Matter of Debate II-12

Environment II-12

Polymer Concentration II-12

Ecological Effects II-12

Compostable Plastics II-13

Mechanical Performance of Biodegradable Polymers II-13

Conventional Polymers Vs. Biodegradable Polymers II-13

Types of Biodegradable Polymers II-13

Starch Based Biopolymers II-14

Major Suppliers of Starch-Based Biodegradable Polymers II-14

Lactic Acid-Based Biopolymers II-14

Polyester-Based Biopolymers II-15

Different Biodegradable Polyesters II-15

Lignin-Based Biopolymers II-15

Polycaprolactone II-15

Major Suppliers of Polycaprolactone Polymers II-16

Polyanhydrides II-16

Polyhydroxyalkanoate II-16

Polyvinyl Alcohol II-16

Emerging Polymers II-16

Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers II-16

Major Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers II-17

Soybean-Based Biopolymers II-17

Water-Soluble Biodegradable Polymers II-17

Key Biodegradable Polymers Used in Medical Devices II-17

Polylactide (PLA) II-17

Polyglycolide (PGA) II-18

Poly (dioxanone) II-18

Poly (lactide-co-glycolide) II-18

Poly (-caprolactone) II-18

Polymers in the Pipeline II-18

5. BIODEGRADATION - A STUDY II-19

Types of Degradation II-19

Factors Influencing Degradation II-19

Polymer Structure II-19

What is Composting? II-19

Need for Biodegradable Plastics II-19

Manufacturing of Biodegradable Plastics II-20

Production II-20

Biodegradable Plastics from Starch II-20

Biodegradable Plastics from Polyesters II-20

Major Starch and Polyester-Based Polymers by Company II-20

Biodegradable Plastics from Bacteria II-21

Cost Involved II-21

Renewal, Treatment and Disposal Issues II-21

6. END-USE APPLICATIONS II-22

Packaging II-22

Compost Bags II-22

Agriculture and Horticulture II-22

Medical II-22

Biodegradable Polymer Applications at a Glance II-23

7. MEDICAL APPLICATIONS - AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS II-24

A Study of Medical Applications II-24

Background II-24

Why Degradation is Important? II-24

Applications of Biopolymers II-25

Packaging II-25

Sterilization II-25

Processing II-25

Temporary Scaffold and Barrier II-25

Tissue Engineering II-25

Key Applications of Biodegradable Polymers in Medical Devices II-26

Sutures II-26

Dental Devices II-26

Orthopedic Fixation Devices II-26

Other Applications II-26

Major Biodegradable Polymers and Medical Device Applications II-26

Key to Material Composition II-27

8. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-28

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) II-28

Impact of ASTM Standards on Industry II-28

9. KEY ASSOCIATIONS II-30

Biodegradable Plastics Society (Japan) II-30

North American Polyelectrolyte Producers Association II-30

DIN CERTCO II-30

The US Composting Council II-30

European Bioplastics II-30

Biodegradable Product Institute II-30

10. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-31

BASF Launches Ecovio FS Line of Biodegradable Pes II-31

FkuR Kunststoff Introduces New Bio-Flex PLA Co-polyester Blends II-31

Walki Group Rolls Out Walki®Pack Bio X II-31

FP International Unveil Biodegradable PILLOW PAK® Quilt Medium

Air Cushions II-31

MonoSol Introduces MonoPol II-32

Alvimedica Rolls Out Coracto II-32

ALDI SUD Launches Ecovio® Shopping Bags II-32

Cortec Unveils VpCI® Eco-Corr Film® II-33

Cortec Introduces VpCI®-415 II-33

Novarese and Novamont Unveils Compostable and Biodegradable

Sugar Sachet II-33

Cereplast to Launch New Range of Bioplastics Resins II-33

Telles Develops Mirel P1003Advanced Injection Molding Bioplastic II-34

Cargill Launches NatureWorks' IngeoTM Bioplastics in Brazil II-34

11. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER II-35

National Starch Unveils Naviance™ Organic Biopolymers II-35

NatureWorks to Roll Out IngeoTM 3251D II-35

Albany Bakeries Unveils Biodegradable Plastic Bags II-35

Novomer Introduces NB-180 II-35

LIMAGRAIN and AVESTHAGEN Launch Biodegradable Plastic II-36

Mondi Consumer Flexibles Unveils Sustainex II-36

StalkMarket Introduces two New Product Lines II-36

Fabri-Kal Extends its Greenware® Family of Products II-37

Cortec® Corporation Launches VpCI 609® Biodegradable Powder II-37

Novamont Showcases Mater-Bi® Nanostarch, a Second Generation

Bioplastic II-37

Fujitsu Develops a Polymer with Better Flexibility II-38

NatureWorks Develops a Revolutionary Biopolymer II-38

DuPont Packaging Introduces New Additive II-38

DuPont Set to Launch New Biopolymers II-39

Kunststoffen Industrie Volendam Develops New Biopolymers II-39

BASF's Ecoflex Polymer Selected for Zerust's Great Green Earth

Bags II-39

BASF AG Unveils Ecovio II-39

12. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-40

Corn Products International Acquires National Starch II-40

DNP Green Technology Takes Over Sinoven Biopolymers II-40

Cargill Takes Full Control of NatureWorks from Teijin Ltd. II-40

MirelTM Bioplastic Resins Receive Vincotte Certification for

Compostability II-41

PURAC Enters into Partnership with TOYOBO II-41

NatureWorks and Ashland Distribution Enter into Partnership II-41

NatureWorks Enters into Partnership with QP and Quimicoplasticos II-42

Tellas Wins Contract from Bioverse for Mirel™ Bioplastic Resin II-42

DSM Acquires License from MediVas II-42

Showa Denko and Showa Highpolymer to Merge II-43

Sinoven Biopolymers and Bioamber Ink Agreement II-43

Pedra Agroindustrial to Manufacture Biodegradable Plastic II-43

BASF Future Business Enters into Partnership with Purac II-43

Purac to Establish New Lactic Acid Plant II-43

13. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-44

Metabolic Pharmaceuticals Acquires Majority Stake in PolyNovo

Biomaterials II-44

TellesTM and Ball Horticultural Enter into Agreement II-44

TellesTM Enters into Agreement with Labcon North America II-44

TellesTM Signs Agreement with Heritage Plastics II-45

Novamont Enters into Partnership with Slow Food II-45

Perstorp to Increase Production Capacity at Capa® Caprolactone

Plant II-45

Perstorp Signs Agreement to Purchase Caprolactone Business of

Solvay Group II-46

Eco-Polymers Receives Contract from Symphony Environmental II-46

Cereplast Bags Contract from Pace Industries II-46

Xceed Capital and Metabolic Pharmaceuticals Sign Binding Term

Sheet II-46

Cortec® Compostable/Biodegradable Films Receives Commercial

Certification II-47

Tinci to Set up JV for Biodegradable Plastic Polymers II-47

BASF AG Changes Name to BASF SE II-47

BASF to Raise Bioplastics Output II-47

Novamont Demonstrates Cutting-Edge Packaging Solutions II-47

UMass Lowell, Metabolix Collaborate for Biodegradable Plastics

Technology II-48

Metabolix, ADM Float JV Company for Mirel™ Bioplastics II-48

ECM BioFilms Inks Pact with Italcom SAS II-48

Jordans Adopts Biodegradable Packaging Solution for Organic

Cereals II-48

Monosol Acquires Adept Polymers II-48

SurModics Inc Takes Over Biodegradable Polymer Technology of

Intralytix Inc II-48

Amcor Enters into Alliance with Plantic II-49

BIOP BioPolymer Technologies Embarks on Expansion of its

Schwarzheide Plant II-49

Metabolix to Start Construction of Biodegradable Natural

Plastic Plant II-49

GK Titan to Set Up New Plants for Producing Bisphenol- A and

Polycarbonate II-49

Avantium Technologies and Warwick Effects Polymers Join Hands II-50

VSE Corporation and MonoSol LLC Sign an Agreement II-50

Polynovo Biomaterials Enters into an Agreement with Medtronic II-50

14. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-51

DURECT Corp. (USA) II-51

American Excelsior Company (US) II-51

BioGroupUSA, Inc. (US) II-51

BASF SE (Germany) II-51

BIOTEC GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-52

CEREPLAST, Inc. (US) II-52

Cortec Corporation (US) II-52

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US) II-53

EarthShell (US) II-53

Eastman Chemical Company (US) II-53

ECM BioFilms Inc. (US) II-54

FP International (US) II-54

IRe Chemicals Limited (South Korea) II-54

Metabolix Inc. (US) II-54

Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc. (Japan) II-55

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan) II-55

National Starch and Chemical Company (US) II-55

NatureWorks LLC (US) II-55

Novamont S.p.A (Italy) II-56

Perstorp UK Limited (UK) II-56

Rodenburg Biopolymers B.V. (The Netherlands) II-56

Showa High Polymer Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-56

Storopack Hans Reichenecker GmbH (Germany) II-56

Toyobo Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-57

15. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-58

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for

Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 3: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers in Packaging (Loose-fill/ Other) by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Thousand Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 6: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers in

Packaging (Loose-fill/Other) by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers

in Packaging (Loose-fill/ Other) by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers in Compost Bags by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 9: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers in

Compost Bags by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers

in Compost Bags by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World

Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers in Other End-Use Applications by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Thousand Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 12: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers in

Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers

in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Growth Drivers III-1

Competitive Scenario III-1

Table 14: Leading Players in the US Market for

Biodegradable Polymers (2005 - A Historic Perspective

Builder): Percentage Breakdown by Volume Sales for

Cargill/NatureWorks LLC, BASF, Novamont, Eastman Chemicals,

National Starch, Dupont, Solvay Polycaprolactones, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

B.Market Analytics III-3

Table 15: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 16: US Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by

Product Segment - Co-polyester, PLA BP, Starch, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 17: US 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers

by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Co-polyester, PLA, Starch, and Other Markets for Years

2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 18: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 19: US Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by

End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost

Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 20: US 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers

by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Co-polyester, PLA, Starch, and Other Markets for Years

2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA III-9

Market Analytics III-9

Table 21: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 22: Canadian Historic Review for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other),

Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 23: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and

Other Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. JAPAN III-12

A.Market Analysis III-12

Market Scenario III-12

B.Market Analytics III-12

Table 24: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 25: Japanese Historic-Review for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other),

Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 26: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and

Other Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

4. EUROPE III-15

Market Analytics III-15

Table 27: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - France,

Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for

Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 28: European Historic Review for Biodegradable

Polymers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,

and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 29: European 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable

Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of

Europe for Years 2003, 2011 and 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 30: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 31: European Historic Review for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other),

Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 32: European 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and

Other Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

4a. FRANCE III-21

Market Analytics III-21

Table 33: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 34: French Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers

by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost

Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 35: French 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and

Other Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

4b. GERMANY III-24

Market Analytics III-24

Table 36: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 37: German Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers

by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost

Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 38: German 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and

Other Markets for Years 2003,, 2011 and 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

4c. ITALY III-27

Market Analytics III-27

Table 39: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 40: Italian Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers

by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost

Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 41: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and

Other Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-30

Market Analytics III-30

Table 42: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging

(Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 43: UK Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by

End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost

Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 44: UK 15-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers

by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other

Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-33

Market Analytics III-33

Table 45: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment -

Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Thousand Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 46: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other),

Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 47: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other),

Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

5. REST OF WORLD III-36

A.Market Analysis III-36

Australian Packaging Industry Gears up to Environmental

Challenge III-36

B.Market Analytics III-37

Table 48: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment -

Packaging (Loose- fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Thousand Pounds for Years 2009 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 49: Rest of World Historic Review for Biodegradable

Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other),

Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 50: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for

Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other),

Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and

2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 112 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 138)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 52

Canada 4

Japan 19

Europe 47

France 3

Germany 10

The United Kingdom 10

Italy 2

Rest of Europe 22

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 16

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