Custom Thermoplastic Compounding to 2017 - Freedonia Market Research

Custom Thermoplastic Compounding to 2017

Custom Thermoplastic Compounding to 2017 - Freedonia Market Research
Custom Thermoplastic Compounding to 2017
Published Feb 20, 2013
370 pages — Published Feb 20, 2013
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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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TitleStarting PageNumber of Pages
  Macroeconomic Overview114
  Demographic Trends154
  Manufacturing Outlook193
  Thermoplastics Overview225
    Thermoplastic Resins272
    Thermoplastic Elastomers292
  Thermoplastic Compounding Overview313
  Historical Market Trends344
  Pricing Trends383
  Regulatory Considerations413
  Recycling Activity444
  International Activity482
  Polyvinyl Chloride571
    Characteristics &Producers584
  Engineering Thermoplastics703
    Characteristics &Producers734
    Other Engineering Thermoplastics912
    Characteristics &Producers942
    Characteristics &Producers1051
  Thermoplastic Elastomers1122
    Characteristics &Producers1143
    Characteristics &Producers1261
  Other Thermoplastic Resins1331
    Characteristics &Producers1342
    Building Construction Outlook1462
  Motor Vehicles1611
    Motor Vehicle Outlook1624
  Consumer &Institutional1811
    Consumer Spending Outlook1823
  Electrical &Electronic Equipment1971
    Electrical &Electronic Equipment Outlook1982
  Insulated Wire &Cable2111
    Insulated Wire &Cable Outlook2122
    Resins &Applications2147
  Other Markets2211
    All Other Markets2423
  Market Share2507
  Acquisitions &Divestitures2574
  Types of Compounders2614
    Independent Compounders2661
    Resin Producers2671
  Marketing Strategies2682
  Channels of Distribution2702
  Research &Development2723
  Competitive Strategies2751
  Cooperative Agreements2764
Company Profiles28091
  Adell Plastics Incorporated2812
  Americhem Incorporated2832
  AMETEK Incorporated2852
  Ampacet Corporation2872
  Asahi Kasei Corporation2892
  Axiall Corporation2912
  BASF SE2934
  Bayer AG2972
  Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated2993
  Celanese Corporation3022
  Citadel Plastics Holdings Incorporated3042
  Clariant International Limited3062
  Dow Chemical Company3083
  Dow Corning Corporation3112
  DuPont (EI) de Nemours3132
  Exxon Mobil Corporation3153
  Ferro Corporation3183
  ICC Industries Incorporated3212
  Kraton Performance Polymers Incorporated3232
  LyondellBasell Industries NV3273
  Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated3303
  PolyOne Corporation3337
  Ravago SA3403
  RheTech Incorporated3432
  Royal DSM NV3452
  RTP Company3472
  Saudi Basic Industries Corporation3492
  Schulman (A.) Incorporated3515
  Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Limited3562
  Spartech Corporation3582
  Standridge Color Corporation3601
  Techmer PM LLC3612
  Teknor Apex Company3634
  3M Company3672
  Washington Penn Plastic Company Incorporated3692

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