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Fluoropolymers Market Analysis By Product (PTFE, PVDF, FEP, Fluoroelastomers), By Application (Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Construction, Industrial Equipment), And Segment Forecasts To 2022

August 2015

Global fluoropolymers market size was 720.8 kilo tons in 2014. Rising demand for the polymer for manufacturing semiconductors which are used in electrical appliances including computers and smart phones is expected to drive growth. Growing electronics industry, particularly in China, South Korea and...

Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) Market Analysis By Product (Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBC, SBS, SIS, HSBC), Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPU), Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPO), Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (TPV), Copolyester Elastomers (COPE)), By Application (Automotive, Footwear, Construction, Medical, Electronics, Industrial, Advanced Materials) And Segment Forecasts To 2022

August 2015

Global thermoplastic elastomers market was valued at 3.82 million tons in 2014. Increasing consumption across various applications such as footwear, consumer goods, electronics and construction has been instrumental in the global market growth...

Polyphenylene Oxide (PPO) Market Analysis By Application (Air Separation Membranes, Medical Instruments, Domestic Appliances, Automotive, Electric Components, Fluid Handling) And Segment Forecasts To 2022

July 2015

Global polyphenylene oxide market size was 435.6 kilo tons in 2013. Strong demand from key end-use industries such as electrical & electronics and automotive is projected to drive growth over the forecast period. It is widely preferred for...

Polyarylsulfone Market Analysis By Product (PPSU, PSU, PEI, PESU), By Application (Plumbing, Electrical & Electronics, Aerospace, Membranes, Medical, Automotive) And Segment Forecasts To 2022

July 2015

Global polyarylsulfone (PAS) market volume was 60,168.0 tons in 2012. Increasing penetration in medical industry is expected drive its demand over the forecast period. These high performance plastics are widely used in blood filtration membranes, dental instruments, surgical devices and medium sized...

Waterproofing Chemicals Market Analysis By Product (Polymers, Bitumen), By Application (Roofing, Walls, Building Structures, Landfills & Tunnels) And Segment Forecasts To 2022

April 2015

Global waterproofing chemicals market is expected to witness growth on account of rising demand from various end-use industries including building & construction of residential and commercial buildings and landfills & tunnels....

Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Market Analysis By Product (Unfilled, Carbon Filled, Glass Filled), By Application (Medical, Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial, Electrical & Electronics) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2015

Global PEEK market demand was 4,000 tons in 2012. Growing environmental concerns on account of increasing harmful gas emission has prompted to reduce reliance on fuel. This burning issue has forced automobile manufacturers to focus on increasing...

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Market Analysis By Raw Material (PAN and Pitch), By Product (Thermoset and Thermoplastic), By Application (Automotive, Aerospace, Wind Turbine, Sports/Leisure, Molding & Compound, Construction, Pressure Vessel) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2015

Global carbon fiber reinforced plastic market was 66.0 kilo tons in 2012. Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) market has observed a surge in demand on account of its increasing use across various end-use industries such as automotive,...

Liquid Crystal Polymers (LCP) Market Analysis By Application (Electrical & Electronics, Industrial Machinery, Automotive) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2015

Global liquid crystal polymers (LCP) market demand was 42.8 kilo tons in 2012. Rapid miniaturization of electronic components such as connectors and surface mount devices is expected to remain a key driving factor for global LCP market over the...

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) Powder Market Analysis By Product (Linear, Cross-Linked), By Application (PVC Modifier, Automotive, Construction, Footwear, Consumer Goods) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Increasing high quality plasticizers demand owing to additional mechanical properties is expected to be the key driver for global nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) powder market. Increasing modified plastics demand in high end applications such as...

Specialty And High Performance Films Market Analysis By Product (Polyester, Nylon, Fluoropolymer, Polycarbonate), By Application (Barrier, Safety, Decorative, Microporous), By End-Use (Packaging, Personal Care, Electrical & Electronics, Automotive, Construction) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

November 2014

Growing demand for durable & high tensile packaging materials with chemical resistant properties has led to the growth of specialty & high performance films market. Packaging market developments, especially, flexible packaging for food...

Synthetic Paper Market Analysis By Product (Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene, High-Density Polyethylene), By Application (Label, Non-Label) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

October 2014

Global synthetic paper market demand is expected to witness sharp growth due to their physical characteristics including durability and high tear resistance, along with superior chemical properties, make them ideal for labeling applications....

Low Profile Additives (LPA) Market Analysis By Product (PVAc, PMMA, PS, HDPE), By Application (SMC/BMC, Pultrusion, RTM) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

September 2014

Low profile additives are thermoplastic/elastomeric polymers that are added to polyester or glass composites during formulation in order to improve surface finish and avoid shrinkage. Composites undergo high volumetric shrinkage during...

Superabsorbent Polymer (SAP) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global superabsorbent polymer (SAP) market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to its water retention and high absorbency properties that finds various applications in the medical industry. SAP is produced using starch, cellulose, natural gums and chitin. Superabsorbent polymers are of two types namely polyacrylamide copolymer...

Malic Acid Downstream Potential Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Growing biomedical and pharmaceutical industry is expected to drive malic acid downstream potential market over the forecast period. Increasing malic acid derivatives demand in pharmaceutical industry is anticipated to fuel the market growth over the next six years. Malic acid derivatives are used to treat various hereditary skin diseases such as psoriasis....

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

Positive outlook towards global paints & coatings market coupled with growing end-use specific coating materials demand is expected to drive specialty coatings growth. Increasing customer needs including high performance, improved durability and extended service life is estimated to augment specialty coatings demand over the forecast period. These coatings are...

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

Global increase in demand for polymeric foams coupled with growth of end-user industries such as infrastructure and appliances is expected remain a key driving factor for blowing agents market over the next six years. Blowing agents are primarily used as adhesives for polymer industry to employ specific foam properties such as weight reduction, acoustics and shock...

Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Rebars Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) rebars market has witnessed significant growth on account of increasing hard infrastructure construction in emerging markets of Asia Pacific and Latin America. FRP rebars are comprised of reinforcement fibers and polymer resin matrix mix. Glass, as a component, serves to boost tensile strength whereas surrounding fibers provide...

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

Geomembrane market is anticipated to witness growth owing to aaste management and water management programs in countries such as India, China, Germany and Eastern European countries. In addition, mining applications in the Middle East, Africa, Peru and Chile contribute to its growth. Rise in abundant solid and liquid waste due to the growing urbanization and rise...

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

Growing cement concrete demand possessing high workability & fluidity properties along with low water requirement has led to superplasticizers market growth. Improving global infrastructure coupled with technological advancements in terms of rapid and durable constructions is expected to have a positive impact on superplasticizers market over the next few...

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

Growing construction industry in emerging markets of Asia Pacific and Latin America are expected remain key factors driving the global market. Growing residential, commercial and industrial infrastructure in developing economies is expected further drive the global market growth. High admixtures demand in concrete mixing on account of its ability to improve...

Bio Based Polymethylmethacrylate (Bio PMMA) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing demand for sustainable polymers and growing application scope are expected to remain key driving factors for the bio based polymethylmetahcrylate (PMMA) market. Volatile petrochemical prices coupled with depleting fossil fuel reserves is expected to significantly augment bio PMMA market growth over the forecast period. Bio PMMA products are cheaper in...

Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market Analysis By Water Soluble Applications (Detergent Packaging, Agrochemical Packaging, Laundry Bags, Embroidery), Polarizer Application (LCD Panels) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films are manufactured using vinyl acetate monomer. PVA is resistant to oil, solvent and grease. It is a superior adhesive and its water soluble properties make it ideally suited for use in packaging application. PVA films...

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

Increasing infrastructure spending coupled with escalating demand for high performance and durable coating materials for construction components is expected to drive global architectural coatings market. These coatings are employed to prevent corrosion & rusting of metallic parts of tanks, radiators, fences and metal furniture. Architectural coatings also find...

Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPO) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Shift in trend to replace PVC (polyvinyl chloride) owing to growing environmental concerns in major end use industries such as automotive and construction around the world has been boosting the demand for TPOs (thermoplastic polyolefins) in the...

Copolyester Elastomers (COPEs) Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Electrical, Industrial, Medical) Trend And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Shift in trend towards replacing metals, rubbers and polymers which are hazardous to the environment has been acting as one of the primary factors driving the demand for thermoplastic elastomers in the recent past. Copolyester elastomers (COPEs) emerged as one of the fastest growing member of the thermoplastic elastomer family. Growing...

Styrenic Block Copolymer (SBCs) Market Analysis By Product (SBS, SIS, HSBC), By Application (Paving and Roofing, Footwear, Advanced Materials, Adhesives, Sealants, Coatings) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Styrenic block copolymers commonly known as SBCs are the largest consumed member of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) family. SBCs are used for variety of application which requires high performance polymers. SBCs have properties similar to that of...

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

The global isobutanol market is expected to witness significant growth as a biofuel owing to its growing preference as a substitute for ethanol in gasoline blends due its high energy density. Isobutanol is used as an immediate raw material in the production of isobutyl acetate. Isobutyl acetate is used widely in the production of lacquer and coatings along with...

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

Global construction chemicals market is anticipated to witness substantial growth on account of increasing global residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructural projects. Increasing government spending on infrastructural projects especially in developing economies including India, China and Malaysia is likely to boost construction chemical market over the next six years. Growing...

Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application, Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2015 to 2022

Global polyvinylidene fluoride market (PVDF) is expected to witness growth on account of increasing demand for semiconductors, wire and cable insulation and artificial membrane in biomedical science. PVDF has applications in industrial processes and scientific research owing to its properties such as membrane forming, high thermal stability and good chemical...

Fluorotelomers Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Fluorotelomers are primarily fluorocarbon based telomers or oligomers, manufactured by telomerization. Fluorotelomers find applications in fire fighting foams, food packaging, stain resistance and textiles. Fluorotelomers are also applied to food...

Global Fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global Fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) market is expected to witness growth on account increasing application in aerospace, food processing, chemical processing and electrical & electronics industries. FEP exhibits properties such as corrosion resistance, high dielectric strength and flexibility which make it useful for application as coating films in...

Stretch & Shrink Films Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global stretch & shrink films market is expected to witness growth over the forecast period in light of growing use of packaging in material storage and logistics. In addition, cost-effectiveness and light-weight of stretch & shrink films is likely to augment market growth. Increasing application scope of stretch & shrink films in numerous end-use...

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

Global disposable gloves market demand is expected to witness growth on account of rising awareness regarding general well-being and disease prevention over the forecast period. Disposable gloves are well-suited to the healthcare industry in terms of hygiene, safety and cost-effectiveness. In addition, the market is likely to be driven by growing food and beverage...

Fluoroelastomer Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global fluoroelastomer market is expected to witness substantial growth owing to increasing use in automobile industry due to superior sealing and mechanical properties as well as superior heat resistance. Rising demand from aerospace industry for specialized fluoroelastomer products including hoses and gaskets is expected to propel global fluoroelastomer market...

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

Bioplastics refer to a family of plastics which are derived from bio-based material such as plant and animals rather than petroleum. These materials could be biodegradable or non biodegradable in nature. The development of these materials is expected to significantly save the consumption of petroleum for manufacturing of plastics. Furthermore, the improvement in...

Indium Tin Oxide Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global indium tin oxide market (ITO) is expected to rise over the forecast period on account of growing demand from end use industries such as electronic sector along with construction industry. Indium tin oxide consist of tin oxide and indium oxide present in solid form and on the weight basis indium oxide contains 10% tin oxide and 90% indium oxide. It is a transparent conducting oxide...

Anticrease Agent Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Growing manufacturing textile industry is expected to drive global anticrease agent market over the forecast period. Increasing urbanization is further augmenting the textile industry modernization owing to which global anticrease agent market is expected to witness a healthy growth over the forecast period. Developing fashion trend is also an important factor...

Asphalt Additives Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global asphalt additives market is anticipated to witness significant growth over the next seven years due to surging demand from construction industry. Chemicals or substances that are added to the asphalt in order to alter the final outcome of concrete are known as asphalt additives. Benefits of these additives include reduction in stripping, life cycle costs,...

Water Soluble Polymers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global water soluble polymers market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period, on account of its growing use in various end-use applications and this trend is likely to continue over the forecast period. The key drivers for this market include rising food, painting & coating, pharmaceutical and personal care industry. Rapid...

Flame Resistant Fabric Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022

Global flame resistant fabric market is expected to grow over the forecast period on account of increasing demand from chemical and oil & gas industries. Chemical and oil & gas industries extensively use flame resistant fabric for safety of workers owing to high accident risk in such industries. Flame resistant fabrics are basically textiles that are more...