The water absorbing crystals also known as super absorbent polymers are the crystals also known as slush powder. These crystals due to its high water retention capacity are used for several applications in the market. Several procedures exist, which are utilized by the companies manufacturing super absorbent polymers. This property of super absorbent polymers has made these polymers applicable in wide range of applications including, medical, general, energy and water treatment among other applications.
This report studies the global market for super absorbent polymers in terms of volume (Kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) from 2017 to 2023. Global super absorbent polymers market is segmented into product segment which includes sodium polyacrylate, polyacrylamide copolymers and others. The super absorbent polymers finds applications in to general, medical and others. General applications are further branched into baby diapers, feminine hygiene products, adult incontinence products and others. The medical application is split ahead into traditional wound care, advanced wound care and others. By Geography, the global super absorbent polymers market segmented in to North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. North America dominates the global super absorbent polymers market due to high consumption of super absorbent polymers for industrial and commercial applications. Asia Pacific is the anticipated to grow at a fastest growth rate during the forecast period 2018 to 2023 among other regions. The higher rate of the growth is fueled by high demand for super absorbent polymers during the forecast period. Europe and Rest of the World are also expected to fuel growth of global super absorbent polymers market at a steady pace in the near future.
The key geographies provided for global super absorbent polymers market include North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The demand for superabsorbent polymers market is also gauzed by market attractiveness tool and company market share. The key players of global super absorbent polymers market include BASF SE, Bayer AG, Evonik Industries AG, Formosa Plastics Co., Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd, SDP Global Co., Ltd and Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd.