US demand for custom compounded thermoplastics is forecast to rise 5.0 percent annually to 11.4 billion pounds in 2017, valued at $14.3 billion (resin content only). Construction will offer the best market prospects, as the industry recovers from recession. PVC will remain the largest and fastest growing compounded thermoplastic.This study analyzes the 8.9 billion pound US custom compounded thermoplastic industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by resin (e.g., PVC, engineering thermoplastics, polypropylene, polyethylene, TPEs, polystyrene) and market (e.g., construction, motor vehicles, consumer and institutional, electrical and electronic equipment, insulated wire and cable).The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 industry players, including PolyOne, DuPont, and Mitsui Chemicals.
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