Commercial Seeds Market Will Reach USD 53.32 Billion in 2018 : Transparency Market Research

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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research  “Commercial (Conventional and Biotech/GM) Seeds Market for Soybean, Corn, Cotton and Others – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 -2018, the global commercial seeds market was valued at USD 34.50 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 53.32 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 6.5 % from 2012 to 2018. The bioseeds market was valued at USD 15.60 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 30.21 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 9.9% from 2012 to 2018.
Rapid development of bioseeds, also known as Genetically Modified (GM) seeds is one of the primary factors affecting the growth of the commercial seeds market. The growing population coupled with decreasing arable land is a key driver influencing the acceptance of GM seeds in the world. In spite of all the mentioned advantages of GM seeds, there is strong resistance to the development of this market due to the safety hazards associated with bioseeds. Certain varieties of GM seeds are said to be harmful to the ecological system and can lead to depleted soil in terms of its nutritional value.
Corn was the largest seed grown commercially, and accounted for over 40% of the global seed consumption in 2011. Growth in this market is primarily fuelled by the use of corn in the manufacturing of ethanol which is an alternate fuel type. The commercial corn market is expected to reach USD 24.26 billion in 2018. Soybean, vegetable and cereals are the other largely consumed seeds and accounted for over 35% of the global consumption in 2011. North America was the largest market for commercial seeds accounting for over 30% of the total market in 2011. Asia Pacific and Latin America are expected to show the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to the evolving methods of farming in these regions.
Soybean was the largest consumed bioseed and generated revenue of USD 6.71 billion in 2011. The use of soybean as animal feed is the major reason for growth in this market. Maize (corn), canola and cotton are the other commercially produced bioseeds. In the GM seeds category, corn is expected to dominate the market over the forecast period growing at a CAGR of 10.6% from 2012 to 2018. North America dominated the bioseeds market in 2011, accounting for over 30% of the global consumption. Bioseed demand is expected to grow significantly in emerging nations of Asia Pacific and Latin America from 2012 to 2018 due to increasing crop consumption and the absence of uniform regulatory guidelines for GM use.
Key participants in the seeds market include Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta, Vilmorin and KWS among others. The report profiles the above mentioned companies along with a detailed market share analysis of the companies.
The report includes a detailed analysis of the seeds market in terms of revenue. In addition, the study covers the demand forecast of each form of commercial and GM seeds in various regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of World. The report comprises of the following segment:
Commercial Seeds: Product Segment Analysis,
  • Maize (Corn)
  • Soybean
  • Vegetables
  • Cereals
  • Cotton
  • Rice
  • Canola
  • Others (Sunflower, Sugar beet)
Bioseeds (GM Seeds): Product Segment Analysis,
  • Maize (Corn)
  • Soybean
  • Cotton
  • Canola
The report comprises of commercial seeds and bioseeds market revenue for every seed type in the following regions:
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of World
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Microscopy Devices Market Will Reach USD 6.2 Billion in 2018 : Transparency Market Research

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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research Microscopy Devices Market (Optical, Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopes, Semiconductor, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, Material Sciences) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018, the global market for microscopy devices was valued at USD 3.0 billion in 2011 and it is expected to reach an estimated value of USD 6.2 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 11.0% from 2012 to 2018.
The market growth of microscopy devices is majorly attributed to increasing global focus on nanotechnology research. As nanotechnology finds extensive applications in the field of material sciences, semiconductor and life sciences, it encourages governments and corporate enterprises across the globe, to support research and development initiatives through public funding. Nanotechnology along with other precision manufacturing industries such as semiconductor and medical devices manufacturing enhances the adoption rate of the advanced microscopes which drives the microscopy devices market significantly. In addition, the establishment of increasing number of semiconductor manufacturing units by local and foreign companies in countries such as China and India is also boosting the growth of the microscopy devices market.
Among the various application areas of microscopy devices, the market for microscopy devices in semiconductor industry held the largest share in 2011, and is expected to maintain its share throughout the forecast period. Continuous efforts to miniaturize semiconductor chips for the evolving microelectronics industry serve the market as a significant driver.
In 2011, North America held the largest market share of over 35%. Focus on R&D in nanotechnology and life sciences industries coupled with large federal and corporate funding in this region serves the market as a significant driver. However, Asian microscopy devices market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period to become the largest market in 2018. The rapidly growing semiconductor industry with increasing number of semiconductor manufacturing units by local and foreign companies in the region is majorly responsible for the high growth rate of the microscopy devices market in the region.
Scanning probe microscopes are expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to their differentiating characteristics such as non-dependence on wavelength of the source light, their suitability in liquid as well as gases environment, applicability to both conductors and insulator specimens and offering of direct height measurement and better surface images owing to their high resolution power.
In 2011, Olympus Corporation held the largest market share of the optical microscopes market, while Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation topped the electron microscopes market. Some of the other significant companies involved in the manufacturing of microscopes are Nikon Corporation, FEI Company, JEOL Limited, Leica Microsystems and Carl Zeiss.
  • Microscopy Devices Market by Products
    • Optical Microscopes
      • Inverted Microscopes
      • Stereo Microscopes
      • Phase Contrast Microscopes
      • Fluorescence Microscopes
      • Confocal Scanning Microscopes
      • Near Field Scanning Microscopes
      • Others
    • Electron Microscopes
      • Transmission Microscopes
      • Scanning Electron Microscopes
    • Scanning Probe Microscopes
      • Scanning Tunneling Microscopes
      • Atomic Force Microscopes
  • Microscopy Devices Market by Application
    • Semiconductors
    • Life Sciences
    • Material Sciences
    • Nanotechnology
    • Others
  • Microscopy Devices Market by Geography
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Rest of the World (RoW)
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Petrochemicals Market will Reach USD 791.05 Billion in 2018 : Transparency Market Research

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Transparency Market Research published new market report “Petrochemicals Market by Product (Ethylene, Propylene, Butadiene, Benzene, Xylene, Toluene, Vinyls, Styrene and Methanol) -Global and China Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” the global petrochemicals market was valued at USD 472.06 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 791.05 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2012 to 2018. In terms of volume, the global petrochemicals consumption was 436.86 million tons in 2011 and is expected to reach 627.51 million tons by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2012 to 2018.
Growing consumption from major end use industries including construction, packaging, transportation, textile, plastics, healthcare and so on coupled with favorable operating conditions mainly in the Middle East and Asia Pacific is expected to drive the global market for petrochemicals over the next five years. Government initiatives in India and China to set up petrochemical complexes in the region are also expected to fuel the market growth. The rapid exploration and development of unconventional gases such as shale gas is also expected to provide feedstock advantage to petrochemical producers. However, volatile raw nmaterial prices and growing environmental concerns regarding the production and usage of various petrochemicals are expected to be a key challenge for market participants. Regulatory intervention has resulted in the industry shifting focus towards developing bio-based alternatives for petrochemicals.
Ethylene dominated the petrochemical market and accounted for over 28% of the total consumption in 2011. Growing demand for polyethylene, a major derivative of ethylene, mainly from packaging industry is expected to boost the global market for ethylene over the forecast period. However, widening supply- demand gap due to capacity addition in the Middle East and Asia Pacific is expected to put pressure on ethylene prices, globally. In terms of volume, methanol is expected to be fastest growing petrochemical at an estimated CAGR of 10.3% from 2012 to 2018. The growth of methanol is largely driven by its emerging application in gasoline blending and conversion of methanol to olefins (MTO).
China was the leading consumer of petrochemicals and accounted for over 25% of the global consumption in 2011. Along with being the largest market, China is also expected to be fastest growing market, at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2012 to 2018, owing its significant downstream processing capacity. Asia Pacific including China accounted for over 45% of the total demand in 2011. North American market for petrochemicals is expected to be driven by rapid development of shale gas in the U.S.
The global market for petrochemicals is highly fragmented in nature. Top ten companies accounted for just over 49% of the total petrochemicals market in 2011. BASF, Sinopec and Exxon Mobil were the largest petrochemical manufacturers and together accounted for nearly 20% of the total market share in 2011. Major industry participants have fully integrated operations from extraction of crude oil and natural gas to production of petrochemical derivatives. Some of the other players operating in the global petrochemical market include Chevron Phillips, Dow Chemical, Company, Ineos, LyondellBasell, National Petrochemical Co., PetroChina, SABIC, Shell Chemicals and Total among some other companies.
This report segments the global petrochemicals market as follows:
Petrochemicals Market: Product Segment Analysis
  • Ethylene
    • Polyethylene
    • Ethylene oxide
    • Ethylene dichloride
    • Ethyl benzene
    • Other (including Alpha olefins, vinyl acetate, etc.)
  • Propylene
    • Polypropylene
    • Propylene oxide
    • Acrylonitrile
    • Cumene
    • Acrylic acid
    • Isopropanol
    • Other (including Polygas chemicals, oxo-chemicals, etc.)
  • Butadiene
    • Styrene-butadiene rubber
    • Butadiene rubber
    • Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
    • Styrene-butadiene latex
    • Other (including Nitrile rubber, mechanical belts, etc.)
  • Benzene
    • Ethyl benzene
    • Cumene
    • Cyclohexane
    • Nitrobenzene
    • Alkyl benzene
    • Other (including Maleic anhydride, etc.)
  • Xylene
  • Toluene
    • Benzene
    • Xylenes
    • Solvents
    • Toluene di-isocyanate
    • Other (including Pesticides, drugs, nitro toluene, etc.)
  • Vinyls
  • Styrene
    • Polystyrene
    • Expandable polystyrene
    • Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
    • Styrene-butadiene latex
    • Unsaturated polyester resins
    • Styrene-butadiene rubber
    • Other (including copolymer resins, etc.)
  • Methanol
    • Formaldehyde
    • Gasoline
    • Acetic acid
    • Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE)
    • Dimethyl ether
    • Methanol to olefins (MTO)
    • Other (including biodiesel, solvent, chloromethane, etc.)
 Petrochemicals Market: Regional Analysis
  • North America
  • Europe
  • China
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America
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Medical Disposables Market Will Reach USD 193.89 Billion Globally in 2018 : Transparency Market Research

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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Medical Disposables Market (Drug Delivery, Wound Management Products, Non-woven Medical Disposables) – Global and U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” the global medical disposables market was valued at USD 144.67 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of USD 193.89 billion in 2018.
The growing incidence of chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular, aging global population, coupled with increasing volumes of hospital admissions are the most important growth drivers for the medical disposables market. Furthermore, increasing inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and the rising acceptance of home healthcare will fuel the future growth of this market.
The drug delivery products market held the second largest market share in 2011. In addition, it is expected to be the fastest growing segment of the total medical disposables market due to the introduction of technologically advanced products, such as drug infusion pumps, catering to an increasing pool of patients suffering from chronic diseases.
The North American medical disposables market held the largest share of the global market at over 35% in 2011. The Asia-Pacific market is expected to exhibit the fastest growth rate during the forecast period due to the continuous economic development and the presence of high unmet medical needs in rapidly developing countries such as India and China.
Some of the key players of medical disposables market in 2011 include Johnson & Johnson, Covidien plc, Becton, Dickinson and Company and 3M Company.
The global medical disposables market is categorized into the following segments:
  • Medical Disposables Market, by Product Type
    • Wound Management Products
    • Non-woven Medical Disposables
    • Drug Delivery Products
    • Others (Diagnostic and Laboratory Disposables)
  • Medical Disposables Market, by Geography
    • North America
      • U.S.
    • Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Rest of the World (RoW)
  • U.S. Medical Disposables Market, by End-User
    • Hospitals
    • Home Healthcare
    • Outpatient Facilities
    • Others (Physician offices, dental offices, emergency care etc.)
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Dental Equipment Market Will Reach USD 7.6 Billion in 2018 : Transparency Market Research

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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Dental Equipment Market (Dental Extraoral & Intraoral Radiology, Dental Lasers, Cone Beam CT Systems, Laboratory Machines, Hygiene Maintenance Devices, Chairs and Light Cure Equipment) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” the global dental equipment market was valued at USD 5.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of USD 7.6 billion in 2018.
The market growth is majorly attributed to the advancement in diagnostic and treatment technologies such as dental lasers, leading to faster healing, minimal pain, reduced chair time and more precise diagnosis. In addition, growing global awareness about the role of dentistry in aesthetics coupled with increasing disposable income of patients is also positively impacting the growth of the dental equipment market. The trend of patients migrating to developing countries such as India, in search of better and cheaper dental treatment, referred to as dental tourism, is also fostering growth of the market.
Rising disposable incomes of patients coupled with growing dental care awareness will drive the dental equipment market in the developing Asian countries. In case of developed regions of North America and Western Europe, market growth will be driven mainly by the aging population possessing a desire to retain natural tooth structure.
In 2011, North America was the leader in terms of market share and is expected to maintain its leadership position till 2018. This can be attributed to the rapid adoption of advanced technologies such as CAD/CAM, along with a relatively higher dental health conscious population. However, the European market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of over 5% from 2012 to 2018. Factors such as aging population in Western Europe and migration of patients from Western Europe to Eastern Europe for availing affordable dental treatments will be responsible for the higher growth rate.
Dental systems & parts held majority share of the market in 2011 at 35% due to its wide range of applications useful in the various steps of dental treatments, such as diagnosis using cone beam CT systems and treatment using instrument delivery systems, electrosurgical equipments, vacuum and compressors. Within the global dental systems and parts market, cone beam CT systems are expected to be the fastest growing product type. This is because these systems utilize a focused x-ray generation mechanism which causes lesser exposure to radiation than their conventional counterparts. In addition, the resultant image is more precise and has better diagnostic value.
The rapid adoption of dental lasers which are capable of making dental procedures practically painless, thereby increasing patient compliance, makes global dental lasers the fastest growing segment of the overall dental equipment market.
Danaher Corporation led the market in terms of market share in 2011 due to its extensive product portfolio and its wide presence in the developed North American and European regions. Some other key players in this market include Sirona Dental Systems, A-dec Inc., CareStream Health, GC Corporation, Planmeca Oy, and Biolase, Inc.
The global dental equipment market is categorized into the following segments:
Dental Equipment Market, by Product Type
    • Dental Radiology Equipment
      • Intra-Oral
        • Digital x-ray units
        • Digital sensors
      • Extra-Oral
        • Digital
        • Analog (film-based)
    • Dental Lasers
      • Diode Lasers
        • Quantum well lasers
        • Distributed feedback lasers
        • Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
        • Heterostructure lasers
        • Quantum cascade lasers
        • Separate confinement heterostructure lasers
        • Vertical external cavity surface emitting lasers
      • Carbon dioxide Lasers
      • Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Lasers
    • Systems & Parts
      • Instrument Delivery Systems
      • Vacuums & Compressors
      • Cone Beam CT Systems
      • Cast Machines
      • Furnaces and Ovens
      • Electrosurgical Equipment
      • CAD/CAM Systems
      • Other systems and parts
    • Laboratory Machines
      • Ceramic Furnaces
      • Hydraulic Press
      • Electronic Waxer
      • Suction Unit
      • Micro Motor
    • Hygiene Maintenance Devices
      • Sterilizers
      • Air Purification & Filters
      • Hypodermic Needle Incinerator
    • Other Equipment
      • Chairs
      • Hand Pieces
      • Light Cure Equipment
      • Scaling Units
    Dental Equipment Market, by Geography
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Rest of the World (RoW)
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    Filters Market Will Reach USD 77.10 Billion in 2018 : Transparency Market Research

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    According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research Filters (Fluid, ICE and Air Filters) Market for Automotive, Consumer, Utility and Industrial Applications – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” the global market for filters was valued at USD 48.10 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 77.10 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 6.7 % from 2012 to 2018.
    Surge in consumer goods demand, especially in China, India and other Southeast Asian countries is expected to boost the filter demand in the region. In addition, introduction and implementation of various environmental regulations and protocols such as the Kyoto Protocol, EURO 5 and EURO 6 norms to curb the emission levels from manufacturing, automobiles and other industries are expected to drive the global filters market over the next six years. However, volatility in raw material prices is expected to hamper the growth of the market over the forecast period.
    ICE filters were the largest product segment in 2011, accounting for over 40% of the global market share. These are used in equipment to improve their efficiency. Initiatives taken by various national governments’ to provide clean drinking water is expected to boost thedemand for fluid filters and this segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of over 7% from 2012 to 2018.
    Motor vehicles accounted for the highest consumption of filters, valued at USD 24.58 billion in 2011. However, the use of filters in consumer goods is expected to be the fastest growing application segment at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2012 to 2018. This is on account of increasing demand for consumer goods in China and India and growth of replacement market in North America and Europe.
    Demand for filters was highest in Asia Pacific and was valued at USD 17.78 billion in 2011. This region is expected to show the highest growth over the forecast period due to increasing industrial activities. In Europe, owing to the presence of stringent environmental laws and regulations governing the release of pollutants, the demand for filters is expected to be considerably high and account for over 25% of the total market share by 2018. The U.S. filters market was valued at USD 10.10 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5% from 2012 to 2018 due to the presence of a large replacement market.
    The leading filter manufacturers include Affinia Group, BRITA, Clarcor Inc, Cummins, Donaldson Company, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Pall Corporation and others. The report profiles the above mentioned companies along with other major players in the filters market.
    Filters Market, Product Segment Analysis:
    • Fluid filters
    • Internal combustion engine (ICE) filters
    • Air filters
    Filters Market, Application Analysis:
    • Motor vehicles
    • Consumers
    • Utilities
    • Industrial and manufacturing
    • Others (Transportation equipment, construction, etc.)
    Filters Market, Regional Analysis:
    • North America
    • United States
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Rest of the World (RoW
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    Medical Laser Systems Market Will Reach USD 2.0 Billion Globally in 2018 : Transparency Market Research

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    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research  Medical Laser SystemsMarket (CO2 Laser, Excimer Laser, Ho:Yag Laser, Nd:Yag Laser, Dye Laser, Solid State Laser and Gas Laser, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Urology and Cardiovascular) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018, the global market for medical laser systems was valued at USD 909.0 million in 2011 and it is expected to reach an estimated value of USD 2.0 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 12.5% from 2012 to 2018.
    Global aging population and continued rise in age-related eye disorders are some of the major drivers of the global medical laser systems market. Other factors driving the growth of the global market include increasing accessibility of advanced laser treatments to patients around the world and growing importance of aesthetics. Emerging economies such as the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are witnessing a rise in the disposable income of patients leading to better affordability for costly laser treatments. This coupled with unmet medical needs in emerging economies such as China and India will serve the market as future growth opportunities.
    In 2011, diode lasers market held the largest share and is expected to maintain its position throughout the forecast period. This position is majorly attributed to their use in an array of medical applications such as photodynamic therapy and numerous aesthetic treatments. Solid state laser segment is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR during 2012 to 2018 as this laser has several variants, each of which finds specific application in medical treatments such as periodontology, tattoo removal, skin treatment and vein removal.
    In the medical laser systems market by applications, the dermatology segment held majority of global market share in 2011, followed closely by the ophthalmology application segment. The market share in both the segments is expected to decrease marginally during the forecast period because of the rise in laser applications in other segments such as cardiovascular, attributed to the increase in prevalence of heart diseases and the development of cost effective treatment techniques.
    The North America medical laser systems market held majority of the market share in 2011 at over 35%, owing to the rise in prevalence of chronic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. The Asia-Pacific region is the fastest growing market due to the presence of high growth opportunities in terms of unmet medical needs in emerging economies such as India and China.
    Lumenis Ltd. dominated the medical laser systems market followed by PhotoMedex, Inc. and Spectranetics Corporation in 2011. Other major players in the market include BioLase, Inc., Iridex Corporation and others including Novadaq, AngioDynamics Corporation, and Syneron-Candela.
    The global medical laser systems market is categorized into the following segments:
    • Medical Laser Systems Market by Products
      • Diode Laser Systems
      • Solid State Laser Systems
        • Holmium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Ho:Yag) Lasers
        • Erbium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Er:Yag) Lasers
        • Neodynium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Nd:Yag) Lasers
        • Potassium Titanyl Phosphate (KTP)
        • Alexandrite Lasers
        • Ruby Lasers
      • Gas Laser Systems
        • CO2 Lasers
        • Argon Lasers
        • Krypton Lasers
        • Metal Vapor (Cu and Au) Lasers
        • Helium-Neon Lasers
        • Excimer Lasers
      • Dye Laser Systems
    • Medical Laser Systems Market by Application
      • Dermatology
      • Ophthalmology
      • Gynecology
      • Urology
      • Dentistry
      • Cardiovascular
      • Others (Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Traumatology)
    • Microscopy Laser Systems by Geography
      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia-Pacific
      • Rest of the World (RoW)
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