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Polyoxymethylene Market by Applications (Electrical & Electronics, Consumer, Industrial, Transportation, and Others) & Geography – Trends & Forecasts to 2018 - Product Image

Polyoxymethylene Market by Applications (Electrical & Electronics, Consumer, Industrial, Transportation, and Others) & Geography – Trends & Forecasts to 2018

  • Published: April 2014
  • 164 Pages
  • Markets and Markets
The Pom Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 6.8% From 2013 To 2018

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • A.Schulman
  • Basf Se
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Formosa Plastic Group
  • Kolon Plastics, Inc.
  • Lg Chem
  • MORE

Polyoxymethylene (POM) is an engineering plastic which finds its applications in many end-user industries. Properties such as excellent dimensional stability, high strength, and good resistance to impact & fatigue make polyoxymethylene a preferred material in the category of high performance engineering plastics. Polyoxymethylene is generally used because of its excellent physical properties which make it a light weight metal replacing material. Due to this, the demand for polyoxymethylene is high in the market and is expected to grow in the future.

POM market is experiencing high growth rate, but, the maximum demand is observed in the Asia-Pacific region. A huge amount of investment is made in POM market to meet the growing demand globally. Currently, the Asia-Pacific region is the largest consumers of POM which accounts for 55.3% of the consumption.

Currently, the major use of POM is observed in applications relating to electrical & electronics industry and transportation industry. The key drivers of the industry are, rising demand from the transportation industry and scope of innovation in copolymer POM. Competition from other engineering plastics is a major READ MORE >

Table Of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Key Take-Aways
1.2 Report Description
1.3 Stakeholders
1.4 Research Methodology
1.4.1 Market Size
1.4.2 Major Secondary Sources Used
1.4.3 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
1.4.4 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources
1.4.5 Assumptions Made For This Report

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights
3.1 Polyoxymethylene Market Segments
3.2 Polyoxymethylene Market Dynamics
3.3 Polyoxymethylene Market Outlook
3.4 Polyoxymethylene Market By End User

4 Market Overview
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Value Chain Analysis
4.2.1 Producers
4.2.2 Suppliers & Distributors
4.2.3 End-User Markets
4.3 Market Dynamics
4.3.1 Drivers
4.3.1.1 Rising Demand From The Transportation Industry
4.3.1.2 Scope Of Innovation In Copolymer Grade POM
4.3.2 Restraint
4.3.2.1 Competition From Traditional Material And Other Polymers
4.3.3 Opportunities
4.3.3.1 Raw Material Manufacturing From Natural Gas
4.3.3.2 Penetration Of Metal And Uv Detectable POM In The Food And Packaging Industry
4.3.4 Winning Imperatives
4.3.4.1 Scope Of High Applicability In The Transportation End-User Industry
4.3.5 Burning Issues
4.3.5.1 Replacement Of Homopolymer By Copolymer Grade POM
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Suppliers' Power
4.4.2 Threat Of New Entrants
4.4.3 Threat Of Substitutes
4.4.4 Buyers' Power
4.4.5 Degree Of Competition
4.5 Market Share Analysis

5 Polyoxymethylene Market, By Application
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Consumer
5.2.1 Overview
5.2.2 Consumer Market, By Geography
5.3 Electrical & Electronics
5.3.1 Overview
5.3.2 Electrical & Electronics Market, By Geography
5.4 Industrial
5.4.1 Overview
5.4.2 Industrial Market, By Geography
5.5 Transportation
5.5.1 Overview
5.5.2 Transportation Market, By Geography
5.6 Others
5.6.1 Overview

6 Polyacetal Market, By Geography
6.1 Introduction
6.1.1 North America
6.1.1.1 Overview
6.1.1.2 U.S.
6.1.1.3 Canada
6.1.1.4 Mexico
6.1.2 Western Europe
6.1.2.1 Overview
6.1.2.2 Germany
6.1.2.3 France
6.1.2.4 Italy
6.1.2.5 Spain
6.1.2.6 U.K.
6.1.3 Asia-Pacific
6.1.3.1 Overview
6.1.3.2 China
6.1.3.3 India
6.1.3.4 Japan
6.1.3.5 South Korea
6.1.3.6 Thailand
6.1.4 Row
6.1.4.1 Brazil
6.1.4.2 Russia

7 Competitive Landscape
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Expansion: The Most Popular Growth Strategy
7.3 Maximum Developments In 2011 & 2012
7.4 Asia-Pacific: Region With Maximum Developments
7.5 Polyplastics Co. Ltd., Celanese Corporation, Asahi Kasei Corporation: Leading Market Participants

8 Company Profiles (Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments)
8.1 Polyplastics Co. Ltd.
8.2 Celanese Corporation
8.3 E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
8.4 Korea Engineering Plastics (KEP)
8.5 Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
8.6 A.Schulman
8.7 Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp.
8.8 Basf Se
8.9 Formosa Plastic Group
8.10 Kolon Plastics, Inc.
8.11 Lg Chem
8.12 Yunnan Yuntianhua Co. Ltd

*Details Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Companies.

List Of Tables (72 Tables)

Table 1 Polyoxymethylene : Market Size, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 2 Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 3 Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 4 Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 5 Polyoxymethylene : Major Producers & Their Brands
Table 6 Automotive Production, By Country, 2012
Table 7 Polyoxymethylene Properties
Table 8 Polyoxymethylene Industries & Their Applications
Table 9 POM Consumer Market Size (Kt) Or ($Million), 2011 - 2018
Table 10 Polyoxymethylene Consumer Market Size, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 11 Polyoxymethylene Consumer Market Size, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 12 Polyoxymethylene Market Size In Electrical & Electronics Application, (Kt) Or ($Million), 2011 - 2018
Table 13 Polyoxymethylene Market Size In Electrical & Electronics Application, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 14 Polyoxymethylene Market Size In Electrical & Electronics Application, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 15 POM Market Size In Industrial Application, (Kt) Or ($Million), 2011 - 2018
Table 16 Polyoxymethylene Market Size In Industrial Application, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 17 POM Market Size In Industrial Application, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 18 Polyoxymethylene Market Size In Transportation Application, (Kt) Or ($Million), 2011 - 2018
Table 19 POM Market Size In Transportation Application, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 20 Polyoxymethylene Market Size In Transportation Application, By Geography, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 21 POM Market Size In Other Applications, (Kt) Or ($Million), 2011 - 2018
Table 22 North America: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 23 North America: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 24 U.S.: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 25 U.S.: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (K T)
Table 26 U.S.: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 27 Canada: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 28 Canada: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 29 Canada: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 30 Mexico: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 31 Mexico: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 32 Mexico: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 33 Western Europe: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 34 Western Europe: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 35 Germany: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 36 Germany: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 37 Germany: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 38 France: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 39 France: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 40 France: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 41 Italy: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 42 Italy: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 43 Italy: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 44 Spain: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 45 Spain: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 46 Spain: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 47 U.K.: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 48 U.K.: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 49 U.K.: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 50 Asia-Pacific: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 51 Asia-Pacific: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 52 China: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 53 China: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 54 China: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 55 India: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 56 India: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 57 India: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 58 Japan: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 59 Japan: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 60 Japan: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 61 South Korea: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 62 South Korea: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kilo Tons)
Table 63 South Korea: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 64 Thailand: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 65 Thailand: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 66 Thailand: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 67 Brazil: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 68 Brazil: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 69 Brazil: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Table 70 Russia: Major Formaldehyde Trade Markets
Table 71 Russia: POM Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 (Kt)
Table 72 Russia: Polyoxymethylene Market Size, By End Use, 2011 - 2018 ($Million)

List Of Figures (23 Figures)

Figure 1 Polyoxymethylene : Market Segments
Figure 2 Polyoxymethylene Market Dynamics
Figure 3 Polyoxymethylene Drivers Vs Restraints
Figure 4 Polyoxymethylene Porter's Five Forces Analysis
Figure 5 Polyoxymethylene Regional Market Life Cycle
Figure 6 Polyoxymethylene Market Overview, By Geography, 2011 - 2018
Figure 7 POM: Market Share, By End-Use, 2012-2018
Figure 8 POM: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 9 POM Market: Impact Analysis Of Major Drivers
Figure 10 Polyoxymethylene Market: Impact Analysis Of Major Restraint
Figure 11 Polyoxymethylene Market: Impact Analysis Of Major Opportunities
Figure 12 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
Figure 13 Polyoxymethylene : Market Share, By Capacity
Figure 14 Polyoxymethylene Market Consumption Share, By Application, 2012
Figure 15 POM: Market Share, By Geography, 2012
Figure 16 North America: POM Market Share, By Country, 2012
Figure 17 Western Europe: POM Market Share, By Country, 2012
Figure 18 Asia-Pacific: POM Market Share, By Country, 2012
Figure 19 Row: Polyoxymethylene Market Share, By Country, 2012
Figure 20 Polyoxymethylene : Market Strategy Distribution, By Growth Strategy, 2010 - 2013
Figure 21 Polyoxymethylene : Market Developments, 2010 - 2013
Figure 22 Polyoxymethylene : Market Growth Strategies, By Geography, 2010 - 2013
Figure 23 Polyoxymethylene : Market Activity Share, By Company, 2010 - 2013

Polyoxymethylene (POM) is a high performance engineering plastic which is used in many end-user applications due its various desirable properties, which also make POM an effective metal replacing plastic. Major consumption of the products in the polyoxymethylene market is recorded in electrical & electronics industry, where it is used to make capacitors, insulators, and various other electronic components. The POM application in the transportation industry is expected to witness growth at a healthy pace. Non-crude oil derivate based raw materials and new applications in the food packaging sector would serve as the opportunities for the material.

The polyoxymethylene market is driven by replacing metals in various applications where extreme strength or impact resistance is not required and the use of POM matches the application's requirements. R&D efforts by major players in the market could improve the growth by developing newer applications and new products to fulfill the demand from various end use markets. The increasing demand in different developing regions promises the growth of polyoxymethylene in the long-term.

The POM market valued to be $2.2 billion in 2012, which is estimated to reach about $3.3 billion in 2018, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2013 to 2018. The Asia-Pacific region led the polyoxymethylene market. It contributed nearly 45.6% of the total revenue in 2012. China was the leader in POM consumption, followed by the U.S., and together, these countries consumed 47.4% of the consumption. The Indian POM consumption for the end user applications is expected to grow at 7.6% from 2013 to 2018.

Expansion by means of plant capacity expansion or regional expansion by creating new subsidiaries is the major strategy adopted by the companies for increasing their market share. Other development strategies that major market players are engaged in are new product launch, mergers & acquisitions, and agreements & collaboration. The companies are expanding their geographical footprints by setting up plants at new locations. The Asia-Pacific is emerging as a top destination for the companies to expand.

Polyoxymethylene manufacturers are investing heavily in the creation of new affiliates and subsidiaries to penetrate new markets and to improve the reach of their products in various regions. They also invested in developing new plant capacities to fulfill the growing demand, globally.

The report analyzes the market on the basis of polyoxymethylene end-user markets, the penetration of each type of end-user market in every major region, and also covers the market behavior of leading producers, key developments, and strategies implemented to sustain and succeed in the market.

- A.Schulman
- Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp.
- Basf Se
- Celanese Corporation
- E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
- Formosa Plastic Group
- Kolon Plastics, Inc.
- Korea Engineering Plastics (KEP)
- Lg Chem
- Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
- Polyplastics Co. Ltd.
- Yunnan Yuntianhua Co. Ltd

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