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High Temperature Plastics - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: April 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 684 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Temperature Plastics in US$ Million by the following End-Use Industries: Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical (includes medical packaging and medical equipment), and Others. The report also analyzes the total global market and the US and European markets for the High Temperature Plastics by the following major Product Segments: Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance PA, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones, and Polysulfones. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period of 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.
The report profiles 102 companies including many key and niche players such as Arkema, Asahi Glass Company, Ltd., BASF SE, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Celanese Corporation, Ticona, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, China Lumena New Materials Corp., Daikin Industries, Ltd., DSM Engineering Plastics B.V, DIC Corporation, DuPont Engineering Polymers, Inc., 3M, Dongyue Group Limited, EMS-Grivory, Evonik READ MORE >

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Product Segments I-4
Fluoropolymers I-4
Polyimides I-4
High Performance Polyamides I-4
Polyphenylene Sulfides I-4
Liquid Crystal Polymers I-5
Polyketones I-5
Polysulfones I-5
End Use Applications I-5

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Segment-wise Analysis II-2
Impact of Economic Crisis II-2
HTPs Make Conventional Material Obsolete II-3
Potential Opportunity from Extreme High Temperature
Thermoplastics II-3
Innovations: Cornerstone of HTP Market Development II-3
Competitive Landscape II-4

2. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS II-5
Fluoropolymers Market II-5
Regional Market Perspective II-5
End-Use Markets Spur Demand II-5
Rising Demand for Fluoropolymers in Healthcare Sector II-6
Table 1: Global Fluoropolymer Demand in Medical Industry by
Geographic Region (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Value Sales for North America, Asia-Pacific, Western Europe,
and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Fluoropolymer Pricing Trends in the Recent Past II-6
Falling Capacity of Resin Producers Results in Supply Shortage II-7
Fluoropolymer Raw Materials - An Overview II-7
Regulations Affect Fluoropolymer Supply II-7
Innovation Sustains PTFE Market II-8
PTFE Market - Pricing Dynamics II-8
PolyVinylidine DiFluoride (PVDF) Market II-9
Fluoropolymers Market - Key Statistics II-9
Table 2: World Fluoropolymer Production by Region/ Country
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output for US,
Europe, Japan and Rest of World (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 3: Worldwide Fluoropolymers Market by Region/Country
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for US,
Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 4: Worldwide Fluoropolymers Market by Region/ Country
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for US,
Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 5: Global Fluoropolymer Market (2013E): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Type of
Fluoropolymer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Competitive Landscape II-10
Table 6: Leading Players in Global Fluoropolymers Market
(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production for
DuPont, Daikin, 3M/Dyneon, Shandong Dongyue, Solvay Solexis,
Asahi Glass and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Polyimides II-11
Overview II-11
Strong Demand on Cards for Polyimide Films II-11
Polyimide Films Find Use in Medical Sector II-12
High Performance Polyamides II-12
Polyphthalamide - Driving HPPA Growth II-12
Table 7: World High Performance Polyamides Market by Type
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Polyphthalamide, Nylon 46 and MXD-6 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-12
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) Market II-12
Impact of Recession II-13
End-Use Markets Fuel Growth Prospects II-13
Table 8: Global Polyphenylene Sulfides Market by End-Use
Sector (2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand
for Automobiles, Electrical and Electronics, Domestic
Appliances, Industrial Equipment and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14
Electronic and Electrical II-14
Automotive II-14
Industrial II-15
Filters and Filter Bags II-15
Aerospace II-15
Competitive Landscape II-15
Table 9: Leading Global Producers of Polyphenylene Sulfide
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for
China Lumena New Materials, Chevron Phillips, DIC, Celanese,
Toray and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Liquid Crystal Polymers (LCP) II-16
Market Overview II-16
Unique Features to Enhance Consumption II-17
Aromatic Ketone Polymers II-17
Polyetheretherketones (PEEK) II-17
Key End-Use Markets II-18
Competitive Landscape II-19
Table 10: Leading Global Producers of
Polyaryletheretherketone (PEEK) Polymer (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity for
Victrex, Panjin Zhongrun High Performance Polymer, Evonik,
and Solvay (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

3. A GLANCE AT SELECT END-USE MARKETS II-20
Electronics & Electrical II-20
Bright Future for HTPs in Electronics II-20
Automotive II-21
An Introduction II-21
Focus on Reducing Vehicle Weight II-21
Under-the-Hood Components - A Promising Market II-22
Auto Industry Remains Upbeat Despite European Debt Crisis II-22
Table 11: Worldwide Motor Vehicle Production (2007-2011)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 12: Leading Worldwide Producers of Motor Vehicles
(2011): Ranked by Production Volume (in Million) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23
Aerospace II-24
Medical/Healthcare II-24

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-26
A Backdrop II-26
Table 13: General Melting Points, Processing Temperatures and
Continuous Use Temperature of Polymers II-26
Processing of HTPs II-26
Injection Molding II-27
Injection Molding Process II-27
Disadvantage of Injection Molding II-27
Injection Blow Molding II-27
Extrusion II-27
Extrusion Process II-27
Extrusion Blow Molding II-28
HTPs - Product Segments II-28
Fluoropolymers II-29
Introduction II-29
Key Features of Fluoropolymers II-29
Fluoropolymer Segments II-29
Melt Fluoropolymers II-29
Paste Fluoropolymers II-30
End-Use Markets II-30
Fluoropolymer Product Types II-30
PTFE II-31
Processing II-31
Paste Extrusion II-31
Compression Molding II-31
Melt Processing II-31
Various Forms of PTFE and Their End-Use Markets II-32
PCTFE (Polychlorotrifluoroethylene) II-32
PVDF (Polyvinylidene fluoride) II-32
FEP (Fluorinated ethylene propylene) II-33
ETFE (Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) II-33
ECTFE (Ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene) II-33
PFA (Perfluoroalkoxy) II-33
Polyimides II-33
Synthesizing of Polyimide II-34
Ethynyl Group Polyimides II-34
High Performance Polyamides II-34
Polyamides II-34
Polyphenylene Sulfides II-35
End-Use Applications II-35
Liquid Crystal Polymers II-36
Key Features of LCPs II-36
New Class of LCPs II-36
End-Use Markets II-37
Polyketones II-37
Types of Polyketones II-37
Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) II-37
Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) II-37
Other Polymers II-37
Processing of Polyketones II-37
Key Features of Polyketones II-38
Polysulfones II-38

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-39
BASF Develops HyGentic® Antimicrobial Technology II-39
FKuR Kunststoff Introduces GMO-free BIO-FLEX Products II-39
BASF Develops Range of High Performance Plastics II-39
Lonza and Novoset Launch Next Generation of Thermoset Polyimides II-40
Accoat Develops Fluroplastic Coatings II-40
Applied Plastics Introduces PTFE Natural Non-Flake Small
Diameter Forming Mandrels II-40
BASF to Unveil its Latest Product Range II-41
Dow Introduces New Products II-41
General Plastics to Introduce New HT Tooling Board Series and
Aerospace-Grade Foam Boards II-41
BASF Unveils First Application of Polyamide Ultramid® Endure II-41
Rhodia Engineering Plastics Unveils I-ton Thermoplastic Hand
Pallet Truck II-42
Evonik Unveils Bio-Based Fiber and Bio-Based Polyamides II-42
Polyonics Launches PolyFLEX™ II-42
DuPont Rolls Out DuPont™ Teflon® Fluoropolymer Foam Resin II-43
Arkema Launches Ultra-Flexible Rilsan® High Temperature Grade II-43
Intertronics Introduces New Polytec Polyimide Adhesives II-43
Toray Develops Positive-Tone Photosensitive Polyimide Coating
Material II-43
Gems® Sensors & Controls™ Launches Versaplast™ LS-7 Level
Switches II-44
Mitsubishi Plastics to Launch New Battery- Related Film II-44
Polyplastics Unveils E477i Crystal Plastic II-44
Quadrant Group Introduces New Range of Food-grade Plastics II-44
SABIC Innovative Plastics Launches Extem UH 1019 Amorphous
Thermoplastic Polyimide II-45
Solvay Advanced Polymers Expands Amodel® PPA Resins Range II-45
Ticona Engineering Polymers Unveils Hostaform® HS15 II-45
Ticona Engineering Polymers Launches Vectra® G Series II-46
Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Vectra® T. rex 541 LCP II-46
Rhodia Rolls Out New Polyamide Composite Material II-46
Rhodia Polyamide Introduces FuelIn by Technyl® Range of
Solutions II-47
Rhodia Unveils Technyl® eXten Solution II-47
Rhodia Rolls Out Evolite™ by Technyl® Fiber Reinforced Material II-47
RadiciGroup to Launch Radilon® D Range of Engineering Plastics II-47
Eastman Chemical Introduces Eastman Aspira™ Copolyester EN177 II-48
DuPont Performance Polymers Launches Novel Food Grade Products II-48
DuPont Performance Polymers Unveils New Grades of DuPont™
Rynite® PET II-48
DSM Engineering Plastics Introduces Arnitel® Eco Plastic II-49
Biome Bioplastics Launches BiomeHT 90 High Temperature
Bioplastic II-49
PolyOne Unveils New Range of Bio-based Engineering Products II-49
Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Vectra® T. rex LCP II-50
Ticona Launches Fortron® 6162XF II-50
BinMaster Develops Super-High-Temperature Vibrating Rod II-50

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-51
SK Chemicals and Teijin Chemicals Enter into Joint Venture II-51
FLEXcon and NeXolve Enter into Strategic Partnership to
Develop New Polymer Films II-51
BASF Extends Production Capacity of Ludwigshafen Verbund
Facility II-51
A. Schulman to Take Over ECM Plastics II-52
BASF Inks Distribution Agreement with M. Holland II-52
General Plastics Inks Distribution Agreement with Aerontec II-52
James Walker Group Acquires Jaeger Seals II-53
Lumena and DSM Enter into Agreement II-53
Lumena Expands Operations II-53
DuPont Expands Production Capacity for Kapton Polyimides
Films Brand II-54
Rhodia and Rochling Collaborate for Manufacturing Auto Parts II-54
Rosti Acquires McKechnie Engineered Plastics II-54
Polyplastics Acquires LCP Leuna II-54
BASF Takes Over Mazzeferro II-55
Lanxess to Establish Polyamide Facility in Germany II-55
HaloPolymer Expands and Modernizes Production Facilities in
Russia II-55
Rhodia Enters into Partnership with Avantium for Developing
Bio-Based Polyamides II-55
Royal DSM Establishes Production Facility for Stanyl®ForTii™
Polyamide II-56
Arkema Extends Production Capacity of Changshu Facility II-56
Arkema to Extend Fluoropolymers Production Capacity of
Pierre-Benite Facility II-56
HaloPolymer Holding Establishes HaloPolymer Trading II-56
Solvay Expands Capacity of Specialty Polymers Production in
India II-57
DuPont Selects ChemPoint as Distributor for Capstone®
Fluorosurfactants II-57
Escontrol Selects VICTREX® ST™ High- Performance Polymer II-57
DIC Takes Over PPS Business of Solvay II-58
China Lumena Acquires Sino Polymer II-58
Rhodia Acquires Engineering Plastics Business of PI Industries II-58
DIC to Expand PPS Business II-58
Daikin to Establish New Manufacturing Facility for
Fluoroelastomer DAI- EL II-59
Professional Plastics Inks Distribution Agreement with Saint
Gobain Performance Plastics II-59
Solvay Expands Production of Tavaux Plant II-59
BASF to Set-Up New Production Facility in Yeosu II-60
Chevron Phillips Chemical to Commence Production of Synfluid®
mPAOs II-60
DuPont Performance Polymers to Establish Polymerization
Facility at Sakra II-60
RadiciGroup Takes Over dorix II-61
AGC Expands Fluon ® ETFE Production Capacity II-61
Polyplastics Establishes New Units II-61
Solvay to Establish Fluoropolymers Production Facility II-61
PolyOne Takes Over ColorMatrix II-61
CTB Acquires Ironwood Plastics II-62
Celanese Set to Expand Production Unit II-62
Celanese Acquires Thermx® PCT and DuPont™ Zenite® LCP of
DuPont Performance Polymers II-62
Polyplastics Expands Production Capacity of Fuji Plant II-63
Willbe S&T Chooses VICTREX® PEEK Polymer for Use in CMP
Retaining Rings II-63
DSM Takes Over PA6 Polymerization Facility from NPC II-63
Arkema Enters into Partnership with Toyobo II-63

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-64
Arkema Group (France) II-64
Asahi Glass Company, Ltd. (Japan) II-64
BASF SE (Germany) II-64
Bayer MaterialScience AG (Germany) II-65
Celanese Corporation (US) II-65
Ticona (US) II-66
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (US) II-66
China Lumena New Materials Corp. (China) II-66
Daikin Industries Ltd (Japan) II-67
DSM Engineering Plastics B.V (The Netherlands) II-67
DIC Corporation (Japan) II-67
DuPont Performance Polymers (US) II-68
3M (US) II-68
Dongyue Group Limited (China) II-69
EMS-Grivory (Switzerland) II-69
Evonik Industries AG (Germany) II-69
Kaneka Corporation (Japan) II-70
Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-70
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan) II-70
Performance Plastics Ltd. (US) II-71
Polyplastics Co, Ltd. (Japan) II-71
Radici Partecipazioni SpA (Italy) II-71
SABIC Innovative Plastics (US) II-72
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-72
The Solvay Group (Belgium) II-73
Rhodia Engineering Plastics (France) II-73
The Dow Chemical Company (US) II-73
Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan) II-74
Victrex Plc (UK) II-74

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-75
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Japan,
Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 15: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-77
High Temperature Plastics Market by Product Segment (Value
Sales) II-78
Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers,
Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene
Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and
Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 18: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid
Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance
Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,
Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80
High Temperature Plastics Market by End-Use Market (Value Sales) II-81
Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis in
Automobile Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 21: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
in Automobile Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan,
Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics in Automobile Industry by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics in Electrical/ Electronics Industry
by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 24: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
in Electrical/ Electronics Industry by Geographic Region - US,
Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics in Electrical/Electronics Industry by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan,
Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics in Chemical/ Industrial Uses by
Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 27: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
in Chemical/Industrial Uses by Geographic Region - US, Japan,
Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics in Chemical/ Industrial Uses by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics in Aerospace Industry by Geographic
Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 30: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
in Aerospace Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan,
Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics in Aerospace Industry by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics in Medical Industry by Geographic
Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 33: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
in Medical Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics in Medical Industry by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics in Other Industries by Geographic
Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 36: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
in Other Industries by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics in Other Industries by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98
High Temperature Plastics Market by Product Segments (Volume
Sales) II-99
Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers,
Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and
Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal
Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 39: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),
Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones
and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance
Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene
Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and
Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
Fluoropolymers Market: A Brief Overview III-1
Chinese Players - A Major Cause of Concern III-2
End-Use Markets III-2
Table 41: US Fluoropolymers Market (2012E): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for PTFE, FEP, PVDF,
Fluoroelastomers and Others by End-Use Markets -
Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical Processing, Automobile
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Competitive Scenario III-3
Table 42: Leading Players in the US Fluoropolymers Market
(2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for
DuPont, Daikin, Solvay, Dyneon, Arkema, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 43: Leading Players in the US PVDF Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Arkema, Solvay
Solexis, Dyneon and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 44: Leading Players in the US FEP Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay
Solexis, Dyneon and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 45: Leading Players in the US Fluoroelastomers
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for
DuPont, Dyneon, Solvay Solexis, Daikin and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 46: Leading Players in the US Other Fluoropolymers
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for
DuPont, Daikin, AGC Chemicals, Solvay Solexis and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Polyphenylene Sulfides - Competitive Scenario III-5
Table 47: Leading PPS Producers in the US (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity
for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and Fortron
Industries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Regulatory Environment III-6
Biocompatibility of Medical Devices III-6
Regulations Uplift Fluoropolymers III-6
New Method to Recycle Plastics III-6
Product Launches III-7
Strategic Corporate Developments III-11
Focus on Select Players III-15
B.Market Analytics III-19
Value Sales III-19
Table 48: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -
Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides,
Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,
Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 49: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid
Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 50: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid
Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21
Volume Sales III-22
Table 51: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -
Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides
(Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides,
Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 52: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),
Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,
Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 53: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales by Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),
Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,
Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012
& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 54: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,
Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace,
Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 55: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics
by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics,
Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 56: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics,
Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets
for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27
Fluoropolymers Market by Segment III-28
Value Sales III-28
Table 57: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF,
Fluoroelastomers and Other Fluoropolymers Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 58: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product
Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 59: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by
PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30
Volume Sales III-31
Table 60: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF,
Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 61: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product
Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 62: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by
PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

2. JAPAN III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Current & Future Analysis III-34
PPS Market: Competitive Scenario III-34
Table 63: Leading PPS Producers in Japan (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity
for DIC EP, Toray Industries, Kureha Chemical Industry,
and Tosoh Corporation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34
Product Launches III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments III-35
Focus on Select Players III-36
B.Market Analytics III-39
Table 64: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry -
Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial,
Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for High Temperature
Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,
Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace,
Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 66: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics,
Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets
for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41

3. EUROPE III-42
A.Market Analysis III-42
Current & Future Analysis III-42
European High Performance Plastics III-42
Eurocrisis Dampens Demand for Consumer Electronics III-42
Rising Use of Plastics in Automobiles III-43
Depressed Construction Sector Poses Challenges for Plastics
Industry III-43
The United Kingdom III-43
Germany III-43
Competitive Landscape III-44
Table 67: Leading Players in European Liquid Crystal
Polymer (LCP) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value
Sales for DuPont, Ticona and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 68: Leading Players in European Polyphenylene
Sulfides (PPS) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value
Sales for Chevron Phillips, Ticona and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 69: Leading Players in European Polyketone Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Victrex Plc
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 70: Leading Players in European High Performance
Polyamide (PA11/12) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by
Value Sales for Arkema, Evonik, EMS Grivory and Ube
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 71: Leading Players in European High Performance
Polyamide (PPA) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by
Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay, EMS Grivory and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 72: Leading Players in European
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay, Daikin,
Dyneon, Asahi and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 73: Leading Players in European Polyvinylidene
Fluoride (PVDF) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by
Value Sales for Arkema, Solvay and Kureha (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 74: European High Temperature Plastics Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fluoropolymer, LCP,
PPS and Polyketone by End-Use Market - Automobile,
Industrial, Electrical/Electronics and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47
Russian Fluoropolymer and Fluorocarbon Statistics III-47
Table 75: Russian Fluoropolymers Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Annual Demand by End-Use Industry - Chemistry
and Petrochemistry, Machine Building, Electronics,
Construction, Oil Production, Cable Industry, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 76: Russian Fluorocarbon Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Annual Demand by Application Areas - Foaming
Agent, Fire-fighting, and Refrigerant (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48
Product Launches III-48
Strategic Corporate Developments III-56
Focus on Select Players III-60
B.Market Analytics III-64
Value Sales III-64
Table 77: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -
Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides,
Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,
Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 78: European Historic Review for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides,
High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid
Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 79: European 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid
Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for
Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 80: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry -
Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial,
Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 81: European Historic Review for High Temperature
Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,
Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace,
Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 82: European 15-Year Perspective for High
Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/
Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and
Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69
Volume Sales III-70
Table 83: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -
Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides
(Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides,
Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 84: European Historic Review for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides,
High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other
HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,
Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 85: European 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature
Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High
Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),
Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,
Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012
& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

4. REST OF WORLD III-73
A.Market Analysis III-73
Current & Future Analysis III-73
Focus on Select Regional Markets III-73
China III-73
Polyphenylene Sulfide III-73
Table 86: Chinese PPS Demand by End-Use Application
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Filter Bags, Automotive, Electronics & Electrical,
Industrial, Aerospace, and Coatings (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 87: Leading Producers of PPS Resins in China by
Nameplate Capacity (2011) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-74
Polyimide III-75
Liquid Crystal Polymers III-75
Fluoropolymers III-75
Foreign Players Flock to China III-75
Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) III-76
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Holds Lion's Share III-76
Table 88: Chinese PTFE Industry Analyzed with Capacity,
Production and Utilization Rates for Years 2007 through
2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 89: PTFE Consumption in China by End-Use
Application (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Chemicals, Industrial and Processing

Membranes and Films
Consumer Coating
and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 90: Leading PTFE Producers in China (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for
Dongyue, Zhonghao Chengguang, 3F, Jiangsu Meilan,
Zhejiang Jusheng, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-77
India Decides to Extend Anti-Dumping Duties on Chinese
PTFE Imports III-77
Export-Import Statistics III-78
Table 91: Chinese PTFE Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of Origin - US,
Japan, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 92: Chinese PTFE Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Export Volume by Destination Country -
South Korea, US, Italy, Japan, India, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78
South Korea III-78
PPS Market III-78
Table 93: Leading Producers of Polyphenylene Sulfide in
South Korea (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output
for Cheil Industries, Chevron Phillips, Toray, Tosoh, LG
Chem and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79
HPPA Market III-79
Key Statistics III-79
Table 94: South Korean Fluorochemical Market by
Application (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for
Refrigerant, Blowing Agent, Component, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79
Mexico III-80
Overview of Plastics Industry III-80
Strategic Corporate Developments III-80
Focus on Select Players III-85
B.Market Analytics III-86
Table 95: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry -
Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial,
Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 96: Rest of World Historic Review for High Temperature
Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,
Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace,
Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 97: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for High
Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/
Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and
Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 102 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 135)

The United States (52)
Canada (1)
Japan (22)
Europe (42)
- France (3)
- Germany (12)
- The United Kingdom (5)
- Italy (4)
- Spain (3)
- Rest of Europe (15)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (16)
Middle East (2)

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