Chemical Testing Services Market

Chemical Testing Services Market: Chemical Regulatory Compliance Testing Service Segment to Lead in Terms of Market Share During the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017 - 2025

  • 2017-08-03
  • REP-GB-4559
  • 294 pages
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Chemical Testing Services Market

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Chemical Testing Services Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Chemical Testing Services market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Chemical Testing Services market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

Chemical Testing Services Market Analysis: The Chemicals Regulatory Compliance Testing Segment is Estimated to Account for More Than 25.3% Share of the Market by 2017 End, Which is Expected to Remain the Same by 2025 End

Chemical testing service is a service and analysis to aid companies develop and execute product testing strategies, so as to regulate a product’s defiance status with regards to material, to determine which elements require to be redesigned or replaced, and also to determine how new compliant materials and components will perform in the field. Chemical testing service is a crucial processing step for regulatory compliance and certifiers to apprehend the composition and quality of chemical materials and substances that are used in industrial processes, products, and the manufacturing any end products. Moreover, a chemical testing service requires proficiency in applying the most pertinent methodology and expert industrial knowledge, and also are the sources to advanced chemical testing services. Further, various kinds of chemical analysis are provided to ensure that products are adoptable with various regulations such as REACH, RoHS, and other chemical notifications. Further, for a few verticals such as agrichemicals, pesticides, or pharmaceuticals, there are different testing laboratories, including the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

The awareness of chemical testing services varies across different regions. Chemical testing service market players in North America and the Middle East have high a degree of awareness regarding the chemical testing services market, while in other geographies such as Africa and Asia, awareness is relatively low regarding the chemical testing services market.

The specialty food market is mainly driven by consumer trends such as allergen-free, healthy, and nutritional food products. North America consumer markets offer a varied range of impending opportunities for the specialty food industry. The chemical testing services market contributes a significant share to the specialty food industry, with high demand in a wide range of applications such as bakery & confectionary, staples, snack food, and many other. The increasing demand for specialty food, is, in turn, expected to drive the demand and growth of the chemical testing services market during the forecast period.

Quality Audits and Demand Recalls are Receiving Publicity

Due to factors such increasing demand for chemical safety and quality control, growing demand for the outsourcing of chemical testing services, increase in manufacturers and TIC providers, partnership to strengthen the food security approach to encourage certifications, governments are subsidizing the cost of certifications, which is expected to drive revenue growth of the global chemical testing services market. The chemical testing services market is growing at a faster pace, as quality audits and demand recalls are receiving more publicity as compared to the past, making the response to them more sensitive and urgent. With chemical testing service providers requiring to conform to a variety of government-mandated requirements and regulatory compliances, they need to keep strict detailed product information and quality management. In addition, special materials, production techniques, and packaging requirements force manufactures to keep stringent control over their manufacturing processes. These regulations through government and regulatory bodies are boosting the growth of the chemical testing services market.

Collaboration with Private Certificate Agencies in the Chemical Testing Services Market

Moreover, chemical testing service and certification is a consumer goods and industrial manufacture-driven market. Hence, the involvement of government and regulatory bodies plays a major role in the development and growth of the chemical testing services market - inspection, certification, and auditing. In order to prevent consumer product-borne illnesses and fraudulent certification cases, chemical testing regulatory bodies are collaborating with private certificate agencies to boost the chemical testing services of consumer goods. The chemical testing services market is fragmented into in-house testing and third-party testing (outsourcing). In the era of industrialization and high awareness among consumers, companies are going through a diverse number of hurdles driven by the increasing difficulty in their testing processes, creating unparalleled levels of supply chain risks. Further, from increasingly decentralized manufacturing to multiple distribution channels with the release of immediate news in social media, the risks of doing business in an increasingly transparent global chemical testing services marketplace are escalating fast.

Government Emplacing Chemical Testing Services Market Regulations

Safety certificates are becoming obligatory in the international food market. Moreover, stringent chemical testing service regulations have been implemented in Eastern Europe by the EU, so as to serve the demanding consumer goods and industrial markets. The implementation of the bio-based content certification scheme, which is a European certification scheme, represents the initiative carried by Central and Eastern Europe towards chemical certification for the quality and safety of consumer goods. Owing to the consumer good manufactures’ and end users’ demand shift towards safe products from hazardous chemicals, there have been continuous innovations in the chemical testing services market and analysing technologies related to chemical trace analysis and nanotechnologies, which enhance the quality of the chemical testing services for various end-user industries. Manufacturers are adopting these technologies, which further eases the food safety certification process. In addition, chemical certification is deemed to be a priority by TIC (testing, inspection, and certification) regulatory bodies in Europe. With rising incidences of hazardous chemical-borne diseases, governments are emphasising upon chemical testing service regulations, so that manufactures will impose strict emphasis on the chemicals used in their end-user products. Hence, stringent chemical safety norms are expected to support the market growth of the chemical certification market.

Chemical Testing Services Market Analysis by Sample type

The chemicals regulatory compliance testing segment in the chemical testing services market is expected to be valued at US$ 9,429 Mn by 2025, and is projected to register a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period. Basic and industrial chemicals are mainly derived into large quantities, and are crucial constituents for products used by both, industry and end-use consumers. Basically, they comprise chemical raw materials derived from basic inorganics, petrochemicals, and intermediates for chemical testing service processes, thus, increasing the demand for chemicals regulatory compliance testing in the overall chemical testing services market.

In terms of value, the chemicals regulatory compliance testing segment in the chemical testing services market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period. The chemicals regulatory compliance testing segment finds application in consumer goods, environmental, and the manufacturing industry, primarily to perform auditing, inspection, testing, analysis, and certification.

Chemical Testing Services Market Analysis by Region

On the basis of region, Europe is projected to remain dominant throughout the forecast period in the chemical testing services market. The chemicals regulatory compliance testing segment is estimated to account for a higher market share of 26.6% in the European chemical testing services market by 2017 end. The increasing demand for chemical regulatory compliance testing, contamination detection and analysis, and material testing and analysis in the food and beverage, petrochemical, and manufacturing industries is boosting the growth of the chemical testing services market. The chemicals regulatory compliance testing segment is estimated to witness robust growth in the North American and APAC chemical testing services markets, driven by the increasing adoption of chemical inspection, auditing, inspection, and certification in these region, as the TIC (testing, inspection, and certification) market is growing rapidly in the consumer goods industry of these regions.

Chemical Testing Services Market Competitive Players Outlook

Detailed profiles of the chemical testing services market providers are also included in the scope of the report to evaluate their long-term and short-term strategies, key offerings, and recent developments in the global chemical testing services market. The global chemical testing services market is dominated by Bureau Veritas S.A., Intertek Group plc, SGS SA, SCS Global Services, SAI Global Limited, AsureQuality Limited, UL Registrar LLC, TÜV Rheinland Group, TÜV NORD AG, and Aspirata Auditing Testing and Certification (Pty) Ltd.

Additional Questions Answered

  • Key concerns related to the chemical testing services market.

  • How is logistics and supply chain management a critical element (as it requires compliance from source to customer) for the chemical testing services Market?

  • Difference in marketing strategies by leading players.

  • How is advertisement playing a key role to promote the chemical testing services market?

  • How are companies leveraging social media & digital marketing for the chemical testing services market?

  • Which consumer base to target in the chemical testing services market?

Overview of the Chemical Testing Services Market

Future Market Insights’ (FMI) report on the global chemical testing services market analyses opportunities in the market, and presents updates and insights pertaining to various segments of the global chemical testing services market over the forecast period 2017–2025.

Increasing consumer preference towards products contributing to sustainable environment is leading to the increase in chemical composition analysis. Chemical composition analysis is a new introduction to the chemical testing services market, so as to improve chemical sustainability. Moreover, increasing concerns among consumers regarding environmental impact and sustainability are significantly impacting the chemical testing services market in the U.S., thereby representing a green chemical composition analysis audit services.

Consumer goods manufacturers are implementing the chemical testing services culture in their premises. As an impact of this, there has been an increase in staff training programs related to chemical handling and their processing, so as to instill better understanding of the composition of the chemical handling process among employees. This would have a positive impact for implementing successful chemical safety and testing programs, hence driving the chemical testing services market.

Chemical testing services are a crucial processing step for regulatory compliance and certifiers to apprehend the composition and quality of chemical materials and substances that are used in industrial processes, products, and the manufacturing any end product. Moreover, chemical testing services require proficiency in applying the most pertinent methodology and expert industrial knowledge, and also are the sources to advanced chemical testing services.

Governments are making continuous efforts to not only improve the export quality of chemical testing services and certifications of consumer products, but also enhance quality through various food safety standards.

Latin America is one of the most prominent food exporters in the world. The most commonly exported food products to the U.S. are fresh fruits, acai berries, salmon, and coffee, among others. Thus, to broaden the chemical testing services market growth prospects. Latin America is focusing upon the implementation of new chemical testing service regulations and inspections for food products, so as to comply with international food standards.

To understand consumption patterns and assess opportunities in the chemical testing services market, the report is divided into four sections, namely, by testing service type, by sample type, by end use, and by region. The report analyses the global chemical testing services market in terms of market value (US$ Mn). The report covers the global chemical testing services market performance in terms of value contribution. The report also includes FMI’s analysis of the drivers and restraints witnessed in the market. Key trends observed across the value chain are also included in the report. The chemical testing services market report highlights existing opportunities in the global market, to equip the client with crystal-clear, decision-making insights.

Many fraud cases have been identified in the food industry related to chemical certifications. The chemical testing service certifications offered to various end-user industries and the consumer goods sector have been coming across various frauds in the past few years.

For instance, in the United State, while testing food products through the chemical testing service process, they came across various frauds in testing the authenticity of a meat product involving the sampling of DNA, amplifying the genetic material with the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and looking for certain markers.

The subsequent sections of the report analyse the global chemical testing services market on the basis of testing service type, sample type, end use, and region, and presents a forecast for the period 2017–2025. The market is segmented as follows:

Chemical Testing Services Market by Testing Service Type:

  • Chemical Composition Analysis

  • Chemical Trace Analysis

  • Chemicals Regulatory Compliance Testing

  • Contamination Detection and Analysis

  • Material Testing and Analysis

  • Elemental Analysis Certification

  • Others

Chemical Testing Services Market by Sample Type:

  • Agrochemicals & Pesticides

  • Basic & Industrial Chemicals

  • Dyes & Detergents

  • Lubricants & Greases

  • Nanomaterials

  • Petrochemicals

  • Polymers & Plastics

  • Specialty Chemicals

Chemical Testing Services Market by End Use:

  • Consumer Goods

    • Packaging & Paper

    • Toys

    • Cosmetics

    • Detergents & Cleaning Products

    • Hygiene Products

    • Food Material

    • Electrical and Electronic Products

    • Automotive

  • Environmental

  • Manufacturing

Chemical Testing Services Market by Region:

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Middle East & Africa

Research Methodology of the Chemical Testing Services Market

To deduce the chemical testing services market size, the report considers various aspects based on secondary research. Furthermore, key data points such as region-wise split and market split by testing service type, by sample type, by end use, and qualitative inputs from primary respondents have been incorporated to arrive at appropriate market estimates. The forecast presented in the report assesses the total revenue generated and expected revenue contribution by the global chemical testing services market.

The chemical testing services market report begins with sizing the base year in terms of value and volume. This forms the basis for forecasting how the market is anticipated to take shape in the near future. Given the characteristics of the market, FMI triangulates the data via different analysis based on supply side, demand side, and dynamics of the global chemical testing services market. To develop the chemical testing services market forecast, FMI conducted a factor analysis to understand the impact of various forces/factors on the target market. However, quantifying the chemical testing services market across the abovementioned segments is more a matter of quantifying expectations and identifying opportunities rather than rationalizing them after the forecast has been completed.

It is imperative to note that, in an ever-fluctuating economy, we not only provide forecasts in terms of CAGR but also analyse on the basis of key parameters, such as year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth, to understand the predictability of the chemical testing services market, and identify the right opportunities.

Another key feature of this report is the analysis of the global chemical testing services market and the corresponding revenue forecast in terms of absolute dollar opportunity. This is usually overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales perspective in the global chemical testing services market.

To understand key segments in terms of their growth and performance in the global chemical testing services market, Future Market Insights has developed a market attractiveness index. The resulting index should help providers identify existing market opportunities in the global chemical testing services market.

The report covers an in-depth analysis of all components of the value chain in the global chemical testing services market. In the final section of the report on the global chemical testing services market, a competitive landscape has been included to provide a dashboard view of global chemical testing service manufacturers, retailers, and distributors. The report contains company profiles of some key players in the market.

Chemical Testing Services Market Players Featured in this Report are as Follows:

  • Intertek Group Plc

  • Bureau Veritas

  • SGS SA

  • TÜV NORD AG

  • UL LLC

  • SAI Global Limited

  • Aspirata Auditing Testing And Certification (Pty) Ltd

  • SCS Global Services

  • TÜV Rheinland Group

  • MISTRAS Group

  • AsureQuality Limited

  • Nippon Kaiji Kentei Kyokai

  • Dekra SE

  • Lloyd’s Register Group Services Limited

  • Indocert

  • ALS LIMITED

  • ASTM International

  • Exova Group plc 

  • BSI Group

  • Eurofins Scientific

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