?-Caprolactone or simply caprolactone is a lactone (a cyclic ester) possessing a seven-membered ring. Its name is derived from caproic acid. This colorless liquid is miscible with most organic solvents and water and is produced on a large scale as a precursor to caprolactam and polycaprolactone polymers. ?-Caprolactone is a colourless liquid with a melting point of -1.3 ?C and a boiling point of 237 ?C.
Europe is the main market for caprolactone, accounting for about 50%, followed by Japan, accounting for about 20%.
Perstorp, Daicel and BASF are the major producers. Perstorp is the world’s largest, accounting for about 60% of the market.
Market Analysis and Insights: Global Caprolactone Market
In 2020, the global Caprolactone market size was US$ 245.1 million and it is expected to reach US$ 272 million by the end of 2027, with a CAGR of 1.5% during 2021-2027.
Global Caprolactone Scope and Market Size
Caprolactone market is segmented by region, by country, company, type, application and by sales channels. Players, stakeholders, and other participants in the global Caprolactone market will be able to gain the upper hand as they use the report as a powerful resource. The segmental analysis focuses on sales, revenue and forecast by region, by country, company, type, application and by sales channels for the period 2016-2027.
Segment by Type, the Caprolactone market is segmented into
Segment by Application, the Caprolactone market is segmented into
Acrylic Resin Modified
Epoxy Resin Modified
Regional and Country-level Analysis:
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of Europe
Rest of Latin America
Middle East & Africa
Rest of MEA
Competitive Landscape and Caprolactone Market Share Analysis
Caprolactone market competitive landscape provides details and data information by companies. The report offers comprehensive analysis and accurate statistics on revenue by the player for the period 2016-2021. It also offers detailed analysis supported by reliable statistics on sale and revenue by players for the period 2016-2021. Details included are company description, major business, Caprolactone product introduction, recent developments, Caprolactone sales by region, type, application and by sales channel.
The major companies include: