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Caprolactam Global Market Report 2022: Growing Automotive Industry Bolsters Sector

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Global Caprolactam Market

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Dublin, Jan. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Caprolactam Global Market Report 2022: Ukraine-Russia War Impact" report has been added to's offering.

The global caprolactam market is expected to grow from $ 13.74 billion in 2021 to $ 14.57 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6%. The caprolactam market is expected to grow to $ 17.41 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 4.6%.

Asia Pacific was the largest region in the caprolactam market in 2021. The regions covered in the caprolactam market report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.

The growth of the automotive industry is expected to propel the growth of the caprolactam market going forward. The automotive industry comprises the companies involved in the design, manufacture, and sale of motor vehicles and related components. The shift towards fuel-efficient and environment-friendly automobiles has encouraged the use of nylon 6 in automobiles to reduce weight and fuel consumption by the vehicle. For instance, according to the India Brand Equity Foundation, commonly known as IBEF, an Indian government export promotion agency, vehicle production in India is expected to reach 22.93 million vehicles in 2022. Therefore, the growth of the automotive industry is driving the growth of the caprolactam market.

Technological advancements have emerged as a key trend gaining popularity in the caprolactam market. Major companies operating in the caprolactam sector are focused on developing new technological solutions to strengthen their position in the market. For instance, in July 2021, Fibrant, a Netherlands-based chemical products and services company, marketed its caprolactam under the tradename EcoLactam, a new generation caprolactam with a reduced carbon footprint. The company will reduce its carbon footprint by over 50 percent by applying proprietary Hydranone technology.

In June 2021, DIC Corporation, a Japan-based chemicals company, acquired BASF's global pigments business, BASF Colors & Effects, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition brings together the complementary portfolio of products, manufacturing assets, technologies, and supply chain and customer service of both companies to serve global customers and manufacture pigments, cosmetics, coatings, inks, and plastics. BASF SE is a Germany-based chemicals company.

The countries covered in the caprolactam market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK, USA.

Report Attribute


No. of Pages


Forecast Period

2022 - 2026

Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022

$14.57 billion

Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2026

$17.41 billion

Compound Annual Growth Rate


Regions Covered


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Markets Covered:

1) By Raw Material: Phenol; Cyclohexane; Hydroxylamine Sulfate; Other Raw Materials
2) By Application: Nylon 6 Filaments; Textile Yarn; Nylon 6 Fibers; Engineering Plastics; Printer Inks; Other Applications
3) By End-User: Textile Industry; Automobile Industry; Electrical And Electronics Industry; Other End-Users.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Caprolactam Market Characteristics

3. Caprolactam Market Trends And Strategies

4. Caprolactam Market - Macro Economic Scenario

5. Caprolactam Market Size And Growth

6. Caprolactam Market Segmentation

7. Caprolactam Market Regional And Country Analysis

8. Asia-Pacific Caprolactam Market

9. China Caprolactam Market

10. India Caprolactam Market

11. Japan Caprolactam Market

12. Australia Caprolactam Market

13. Indonesia Caprolactam Market

14. South Korea Caprolactam Market

15. Western Europe Caprolactam Market

16. UK Caprolactam Market

17. Germany Caprolactam Market

18. France Caprolactam Market

19. Eastern Europe Caprolactam Market

20. Russia Caprolactam Market

21. North America Caprolactam Market

22. USA Caprolactam Market

23. South America Caprolactam Market

24. Brazil Caprolactam Market

25. Middle East Caprolactam Market

26. Africa Caprolactam Market

27. Caprolactam Market Competitive Landscape And Company Profiles

28. Key Mergers And Acquisitions In The Caprolactam Market

29. Caprolactam Market Future Outlook and Potential Analysis

30. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • AdvanSix Inc.

  • Alpek S.A.B. de C.V.

  • The Aquafil Group


  • Capro Corp.

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