Covid-19 Impact on Caprolactam Market Set for Rebound from 2022 till 2028

Stratview Research
4 min readMar 21, 2023

Stratview Research publishes a new report titled Caprolactam Market which is segmented by Material Type (Engineering Plastics, Fibers), by Application Type (Textile, Industrial, Carpet, Automotive, Film & Coating, Machinery, Electrical & Electronics, Consumer Goods, Appliances, Wire & Cable, and Others), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World).

Market Insights

The caprolactam market size was estimated at USD 12.51 billion in 2021 and is likely to grow at a CAGR of 5% during 2022–2028 to reach USD 17.73 billion in 2028.

What is caprolactam?

Caprolactam is an organic compound, which is used as an intermediate in nylon manufacture. It is a colorless solid and comes from the lactam of caproic acid. It is mildly toxic in nature and is used with fibers for various items.

Caprolactam is used in different applications such as automotive, film & coating, electrical & electronics, consumer goods, appliances, wire & cable, textile, carpet, machinery, and many other industrial items.

Research Methodology

This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools.

More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles have been leveraged to gather the data.

We conducted more than 10 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and with industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

Global Caprolactam Market Report Segments:

Based on the application type, the market is segmented as textile, industrial, carpet, automotive, film & coating, machinery, electrical & electronics, consumer goods, appliances, wire & cable, and others. The automotive application segment accounted for almost 29.6% share of the overall industry demand in 2021. In contrast, the consumer goods and appliance segments were the fastest-growing segments, owing to their high penetration in all regions. The segment’s growth is attributed to stringent government directives, rising emphasis on salubrious air and water, and the necessity to better the standard of processing and engineering end-products.

In terms of regions, presently, Asia-Pacific is the largest consumer of caprolactam and is estimated to lead the market during the forecast period. China and Japan are the growth engines of the region and accounted for the largest share of the regional volumetric consumption in 2021. The market volume is relatively low in the RoW region and is expected to register a low growth of 2.9% during the forecast period. North America and Europe are also likely to offer substantial growth opportunities in the coming five years.

Report Features

This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision-making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

  • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis
  • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis
  • Market trend and forecast analysis
  • Market segment trend and forecast
  • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, product portfolio, product launches, etc.
  • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities
  • Emerging trends
  • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players
  • Key success factors.

Why is this report beneficial?

The report covers comprehensive data on emerging trends, market drivers, growth opportunities, and restraints that can change the market dynamics of the industry. It provides an in-depth analysis of the market segments which include products, applications, and competitor analysis.

It also offers –

- Market Overview

- Key Manufacturers Profiles

- Market Analysis by Region

- Market Segment by Type

- Market Segment by Application

- Raw Material and Supply Chain

- Other Key Research Findings

All the data compiled by the market experts is the outcome of rigorous primary and secondary research conducted on the market players and reliable sources, including company white papers, journals, press releases, and more.

Key players active in the market –

The following are some of the key players in the Caprolactam Market:

  • China Petrochemical Development Corporation (Cpdc)
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Limited)
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Kuibyshevazot Ojsc
  • Lanxess Ag
  • Royal Dsm N.V.
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited
  • Shandong Haili Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
  • UBE Industries

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