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Unsaturated Polyester Resin (UPR) Market Analysis By Product (DCPD, Orthopthalic, Isopthalic), By End-Use (Pipes & Tanks, Building & Construction, Electrical, Marine, Transport, Artificial Stones) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Global UPR market is expected to witness growth owing to commercial use in FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics) which have extensive applications in the construction industry. Increasing construction activities as a result of infrastructure...

Nonwoven Fabrics Market Analysis By Product (Polypropylene, Polyesters, Nylon), Technology (Spunlaid, Carded, Air Laid, Wet Laid), Application (Durable, Disposable) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Increasing demand for personal hygiene products coupled with growing population is expected to be key driving factor for the growth of nonwoven fabrics market over the forecast period. Increasing birth rate and ageing population has contributed...

Polyols Market Analysis By Product (Polyether, Polyester), By Application (Flexible Foams, Rigid Foams, Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Elastomers) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

October 2014

Polyols have similar properties as that of sugar, which has opened up a wide range of applications in pharmaceutical and food production. Growing demand in these industries is expected to drive the polyols market through the forecast period....

Phenolic Resins Market Analysis By Product (Resol Resins, Novolac Resins), By Application (Insulation, Laminates, Molding Compounds, Wood Adhesives) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

October 2014

Phenolic resins have been increasingly used in numerous applications owing to favorable properties such as flame retardancy, good heat resistance, high mechanical strength, low smoke, low toxicity, and blending with other polymers to achieve high...

Polyurethane (PU) Market Analysis By Product (Rigid Foam, Flexible Foam, Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, Elastomers), By End-use (Furniture and Interiors, Construction, Electronics & Appliances, Automotive, Footwear, Packaging) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

October 2014

Global polyurethane market demand was 14,950 kilo tons in 2012. The market is expected to witness significant growth owing to its widespread use in construction in the form of sealants, thermal insulators and flooring materials. Increasing...

Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Films Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Railways, Leisure & Sports, Energy, Building & Construction, Furniture, Aerospace) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

October 2014

TPU films market is expected to be driven by increasing market penetration in automotive industry. The after sales/replacement market has become a focal point for the consumption of TPU films in automotive applications over the last few years....

Specialty Pulp And Paper Chemicals Market Analysis By Product (Basic, Functional, Bleaching, Process Chemicals) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

September 2014

Specialty pulp and paper chemicals are chemicals which are used as raw materials to manufacture specialty paper. Specialty paper chemicals reduce the consumption of water and energy and save raw materials by reducing paper weight without...

Polypropylene Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Polypropylene also known as polypropene, is a thermoplastic linear hydrocarbon polymer resin, with little or no unsaturation. It is a semi rigid and translucent material which does not presents stress-cracking problems and offers excellent chemical and electrical resistance at high temperatures. Polypropylene is a versatile product because of which it is used in...

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market Analysis By Application (Construction, Consumer, Packaging, Electrical & Electronics, Transportation) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is a polymer plastic which is generally available in two forms, rigid and flexible. PVC is produced from vinyl chloride monomer by means of suspension, emulsion and bulk polymerization. It is amongst the most used...

Plastics Market Analysis By Product (PE, PP, PVC, PET, Polystyrene, Engineering Thermoplastics), By Application (Film & Sheet, Injection Molding, Textiles, Packaging, Transportation, Construction) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Plastics are wide array of semi-synthetic or synthetic organic solids that are transformed or molded into several useful products. Plastics are usually organic polymers derived from petrochemicals or sometimes occur naturally, and have high...

Polyurea Market Analysis By Raw Material (Aromatic, Aliphatic), By Product (Coating, Lining, Sealants), By Application (Construction, Industrial, Transportation) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Polyurea is a polymer; it is a result of the reaction of an amine-terminated polyether resin with isocyanate. This results in the formation of a rubber-like or plastic-like compound; it may be hard or soft depending on the formulation and...

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Market Analysis By Application (Industrial Processing, Electronics, Automotive & Transportation) By Product (Granular, Micro-powder, Fine-powder) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

This research report analyzes the Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) industry, a synthetic high molecular weight solid state fluorocarbon consisting entirely of carbon and fluorine atoms. PTFE is also widely recognized as Dupont’s Teflon, commonly used in nonstick cookware. PTFE is an important...

Aerospace Plastics Market By Application (Airframe & Fuselage, Wings & Rotor Blades, Empennage, Flight Deck & Cockpit, Cabin Areas), By End User (Commercial & Freighter Aircrafts, Military Aircrafts, Rotary Aircrafts, General Aviation) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Aerospace plastic falls in the category of advanced composite materials that can be processed to exhibit required specifications and characteristics. Aerospace plastics display heat/ flame resistance and high strength properties. Owing to its...

Phthalic Anhydride Market Analysis, By Application (Phthalate Plasticizers, Unsaturated Polyester Resins, Alkyd Resins) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Phthalic anhydride is an organic compound formed by the oxidation process of naphthalene or orthoxylene. Phthalic anhydride has higher vapor pressure and thus possesses tendency to volatilize from compound resulting in stiffer product. Phthalic...

Maleic Anhydride Market Analysis By Application (Unsaturated Polyster Resins, BDO, Additives, Copolymers) and Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Maleic Anhydride is a colorless, organic and crystalline compound and has an acrid odor. It is an acid anhydride manufactured from oxidation of benzene and other aromatic compounds. However, some manufacturing plants prefer to produce maleic...

Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Pressure sensitive tapes, also known as adhesive tapes are adhesive tapes which require only application pressure for bonding, without any need of special purpose solvent, heat or any other activist.  It is generally used for various applications in home, office, industry, institutions etc. Increasing manufacturing activities, need of carton packaging along...

Agricultural Films Market Analysis By Application (Green House, Mulching, Silage), By Raw Material (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, EVA, Reclaims) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Increasing food demand with growing population has put a lot of pressure on agricultural productivity. Limited availability of land coupled with various natural disasters further reduces the total agricultural production. Agricultural films aid...

Non Halogenated Flame Retardants Market Analysis By Product (Aluminum Hydroxide, Phosphorous Based), By Application (Polyolefins, Epoxy Resin, UPE, PVC, ETP, Rubber, Styrenics), By End Use Industry (Electrical, Construction, Transportation) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Flame retardants restrain or delay flame production to avert the spread of fire. These are added (additive) or chemically bonded (reactive) to the base material to induce fire retardancy to the manufactured products, mostly polymers and textiles....

Medical Polymers Market Analysis By Product (Resins & Fibers, Elastomers, Biodegradable Plastics), By Application (Devices and Equipments, Packaging) and Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Polymeric materials such as resins and fibers, elastomers and biodegradable plastics are being used in various medical applications which include medical devices and equipments, medical packaging and others. Synthetic polymers can be manufactured...

Bisphenol A (BPA) Market Analysis By Application (Polycarbonates, Epoxy resins) and Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic compound derived from styrene, acrylonitrile and butadiene. It is primarily used to produce polycarbonate and is one of the key monomer in producing epoxy resins. It also plays an important role in manufacturing...

Cellulose Fibers Market Analysis By Application (Spun Yarn, Fabrics, Clothing and Other) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Cellulose fibers are obtained from various plants as well as from some plant based materials. Fibers obtained directly from natural plants are called as natural cellulose fibers. Natural cellulose fibers include cotton and linin. Fibers extracted...

Nonwoven Filter Media Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Nonwoven filter media make use of nonwoven fabrics to remove a percentage of particulates from the liquid or gaseous fluids passing through them. They are widely used in air, gas and liquid filtration processes. The market for nonwoven filter media is primarily driven by the need for cleaner products and processes. The emerging demand for product safety, air...

Novolac Resins Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Novolac resins are type of phenolic resins. Reaction of formaldehyde and phenol in presence on acidic catalyst produces novolac resins. Phenols used in production process usually include cresol, resorcinol or bio based products such as cashew nut shell. Hexamine is usually used in production process as formaldehyde source. High strength, high thermal stability,...

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Market Analysis By Application (Appliances, Automotive, Consumer, Construction, Electrical & Electronics) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is an engineering thermoplastic which is derived from styrene, butadiene, and acrylonitrile. Superior properties such as strength and durability at low temperatures, heat and chemical resistant and easy...

Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Coating, Electrical and Electronics, Filter & Filter Bags, Industrial) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) is a wholly aromatic, crystalline polymer containing sulfide linkages. PPS is a polymer member of a high performance thermoplastics (HPTPs) family. These HPTPs are low volume, high priced polymers which are used in...

Injection Molded Plastics Market (Polypropylene, ABS, HDPE, Polystyrene) Analysis By Application (Packaging, Consumables and Electronics, Automotive, Building and Construction) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Injection molding is a manufacturing process of producing an article by forcing molten plastic material under pressure into a mold where it is cooled, solidified and subsequently released by opening the two halves of the mold. It is used for both...

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) Market Analysis By Application (Hose, Belting &Cable, Adhesive & Sealants, Industrial & Medical Gloves, Seals & O-Rings, Molded & Extruded Products) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR), also termed as Buna-N, is generally manufactured for hydrocarbon services. In the industries such as natural gas and petroleum, the use of NBR is generally identified. It is similar to synthetic rubber copolymer of...

Asia Pacific (India, China, Japan) Adhesives And Sealants Market Analysis By Technology (Water-Based, Solvent-Based, Hot Melt, Reactive), By Product (Acrylic, PVA, Polyurethane), By Application (Pressure Sensitive Applications, Construction, Automotive) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Asia Pacific is the largest consumer for adhesives and sealants in the global market. The region accounted for 42.6% of total adhesives consumed globally in 2013. The growth of adhesives in this region is primarily driven by rapid...

Latin America Adhesives And Sealants Market Analysis By Technology (Water-Based, Solvent-Based, Hot Melt, Reactive), By Product (Acrylic, PVA, Polyurethane), By Application (Pressure Sensitive Applications, Construction, Automotive) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

The demand for adhesives and sealants in Latin America has been primarily driven by Brazil, which is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Brazil is all set to host the FIFA World Cup in 2014 followed by the Olympics in 2016....

Textile Chemicals Market Analysis By Product (Coating & Sizing Chemicals, Colorants & Auxiliaries, Finishing Agents, Surfactants, Desizing Agents, Bleaching Agents, Yarn Lubricants) And Segment Forecast To 2020

April 2014

Textile chemicals are used in the manufacturing of textiles as they optimize and improve the manufacturing process. They are useful in providing the final products with specific properties are functions such as flame retardant fabrics, airbags in...

PP (Polypropylene) Nonwoven Fabric Market Analysis By Product (Spunbonded, Staples, Meltblown, Composite) And Segment Forecast To 2020

April 2014

Polypropylene nonwoven fabric has been increasingly gaining acceptance and importance in the recent past owing to its superior quality over other nonwoven fabric mainly for manufacturing hygiene products. Polypropylene (fiber and polymer) is the...

Epoxy Resins Market Analysis, By Application (Paints & Coatings, Electrical & Electronics, Building & Construction, Wind Energy, Adhesives) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

Global epoxy resins market demand is expected to increase due to favorable properties for use in laminates, jewelry, insulators and industry applications to inhibit corrosion. Epoxy resins are being extensively used in insulating applications...

Rigid Polyurethane (PU) Foams Market Analysis By Product (Molded Foam Parts, Slabstock Polyether, Slabstock Polyester) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

Growth of construction industry mainly in China, India and Brazil is expected to boost the demand for rigid polyurethane foams over the next decade. Polyurethane exists in various forms ranging from rigid or flexible foams to stiff and strong...