Plastic foam products have a number of uses. Many industries use plastic foam for packaging, as well as applications in furniture manufacturing for both residential and commercial use. Additionally, automobile and public seating use foam padding, while cars also use foam for insulation and sound suppression. The Plastic Foam Product Manufacturing industry performs poorly when the industries of these downstream markets suffer, but will benefit when they are performing well. Unfortunately for plastic foam manufacturers, several key markets face an inexorable decline with others barely hanging on.
This industry consists of enterprises that manufacture plastic foam products used in the construction of housing, vehicles, furniture and many other products. It also includes firms that shape purchased blocks of foam.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.