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Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market by Applications & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

  • ID: 2668434
  • October 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 221 Pages
  • Markets and Markets

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ach Foam Technologies LIC
  • Armacell GMBH
  • Dyplast Products, LIC
  • Ineos Styrenics
  • Repsol SA
  • Sunpor
  • MORE

'Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market, by Applications (Building & Construction, Packaging & Others), & Geography (North America, West Europe, Asia-Pacific & Rest of the World) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018'

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is one of the most multipurpose polymers available for a variety of applications. EPS has found numerous application areas across a wide range of industries due to its light weight, rigidity, and thermal and acoustic insulating properties. EPS has widespread use in the building and construction industry. Huge quantities pf EPS are utilized to make insulation foam for closed cavity walls, roofs, and floor insulation. EPS also finds uses in road construction, bridges, drainage, flotation and sound insulation. Consistent growth in the building and construction industries will help further expand the EPS market.

The other main application of expanded polystyrene is packaging i.e. industrial/protective packaging and food packaging. Protective packaging applications include packaging of delicate electronic goods such as edge protectors for refrigerators, TVs and electronics among others. EPS is also used to pack perishable READ MORE >

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ach Foam Technologies LIC
  • Armacell GMBH
  • Dyplast Products, LIC
  • Ineos Styrenics
  • Repsol SA
  • Sunpor
  • MORE

1 Introduction
1.1 Key Take-Aways
1.2 Research Methodology And Assumptions
1.3 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
1.4 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources

2 Executive Summary
2.1 Key Take-Aways
2.2 Porter's Five Force Analysis

3 Premium Insights
3.1 Expanded Polystyrene Market Segmentation
3.2 EPS Market Share For 2012
3.3 EPS Market Trend & Forecast, By Geography
3.4 Market Attractiveness, By Geography

4 EPS Overview
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Major Application Industries
4.3 Value Chain
4.4 Drivers & Restraints
4.4.1 Drivers In Polystyrene Foam
4.4.1.1 Excellent Impact Resistance, Thermal Insulating Properties
4.4.1.2 Light Weight
4.4.1.3 Growth In Construction Industry
4.4.2 Restraints In Polystyrene Foam
4.4.2.1 Impact On Human, Marine Wildlife And Environmental Health
4.4.2.2 Strict Governmental Regulations
4.5 Recycling In EPS Industry

5 Raw Materials & EPS Price Analysis
5.1 Raw Materials And EPS Price Analysis

6 Expanded Polystyrene Market Assessment
6.1 Global Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012
6.2 Global Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend, By Applications
6.3 Global EPS Market, By Regions, 2012
6.4 Global EPS Market Trend, By Regions

7 Market Assessment By Application
7.1 Global Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012
7.2 Building & Construction Market Trend, By Regions
7.3 Packaging Market Trend, By Regions
7.4 Others Market Trend, By Regions

8 Market Assessment By Geography
8.1 APAC: Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012
8.1.1 APAC: EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.1.2 APAC: EPS Market, By Countries
8.1.1.1 APAC: EPS Market Trend, By Countries
8.1.1.2 China: EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.1.1.3 Japan: EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.1.1.4 India: EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.1.1.5 South Korea: EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.2 North America : Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012
8.2.1 North America: Market Trend, By Applications
8.2.2 North America: Market, By Countries
8.2.1.1 North America : Market Trend, By Countries
8.2.1.2 U.S.: EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.2.1.3 Canada : EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.2.1.4 Mexico : EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.3 West Europe : Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012
8.3.1 West Europe : Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend, By Applications
8.3.2 West Europe : Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Countries
8.3.1.1 West Europe : Market Trend, By Countries
8.3.1.2 Germany : EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.3.1.3 France : EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.3.1.4 Italy : EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.3.1.5 U.K.: EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.4 Row : Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012
8.4.1 Row : EPS Market Trend, By Applications
8.4.2 Row : Market, By Countries
8.4.1.1 Row : Market Trend, By Countries
8.4.1.2 Brazil : Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend, By Applications
8.4.1.3 Russia : Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend, By Applications

9 Import-Export Market
9.1 APAC: EPS Import-Export Market, By Countries
9.2 North America : EPS Import-Export Market, By Countries
9.3 West Europe : EPS Import-Export Market, By Countries
9.4 Row: EPS Import-Export Market, By Countries

10 Competitive Landscape & Strategies
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Key Growth Strategies

11 Burning Issues & Winning Strategies
11.1 Burning Issues In The Global Expanded Polystyrene Market
11.2 Winning Imperatives By Key Players In Global EPS Market

12 Patent & Regulations In Global EPS Industry
12.1 Patent Analysis In EPS Industry
12.2 Regulations In EPS Industry

13 Company Profiles
13.1 Ach Foam Technologies LIC
13.1.1 Overview
13.1.2 Recent Developments
13.1.3 Swot Analysis
13.2 Adeplast S.A.
13.2.1 Overview
13.2.2 Recent Developments
13.2.3 Swot Analysis
13.3 Alpek S.A.B De C.V.
13.3.1 Overview
13.3.2 Recent Developments
13.3.3 Swot Analysis
13.4 Armacell GMBH
13.4.1 Overview
13.4.2 Recent Developments
13.4.3 Swot Analysis
13.5 BASF SE
13.5.1 Overview
13.5.2 Financials Analysis
13.5.3 Swot Analysis
13.5.4 Recent Developments
13.6 Carpenter Co.
13.6.1 Overview
13.6.2 Recent Developments
13.6.3 Swot Analysis
13.7 Dyplast Products, LIC
13.7.1 Overview
13.7.2 Recent Developments
13.7.3 Swot Analysis
13.8 Ineos Styrenics
13.8.1 Overview
13.8.2 Recent Developments
13.8.3 Swot Analysis
13.9 Kaneka Corporation
13.9.1 Overview
13.9.2 Financials Analysis
13.9.3 Recent Developments
13.9.4 Swot Analysis
13.10 Ming DIH Group Corporation
13.10.1 Overview
13.10.2 Swot Analysis
13.11 Dyplast Products, LIC
13.11.1 Overview
13.11.2 Financials Analysis
13.11.3 Recent Developments
13.11.4 Swot Analysis
13.12 Owens Corning
13.12.1 Overview
13.12.2 Financials Analysis
13.12.3 Recent Developments
13.12.4 Swot Analysis
13.13 Repsol SA
13.13.1 Overview
13.13.2 Financials Analysis
13.13.3 Recent Developments
13.13.4 Swot Analysis
13.14 RMAX
13.14.1 Overview
13.14.2 Recent Developments
13.14.3 Swot Analysis
13.15 Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
13.15.1 Overview
13.15.2 Recent Developments
13.15.3 Swot Analysis
13.16 Ford Motor Company
13.16.1 Overview
13.16.2 Financials Analysis
13.16.3 Recent Developments
13.16.4 Swot Analysis
13.17 Styron LIC
13.17.1 Overview
13.17.2 Recent Developments
13.17.3 Swot Analysis
13.18 Sunpor
13.18.1 Overview
13.18.2 Recent Developments
13.18.3 Swot Analysis
13.19 Synthos S.A.
13.19.1 Overview
13.19.2 Financials Analysis
13.19.3 Recent Developments
13.19.4 Swot Analysis
13.20 The Dow Chemical Company
13.20.1 Overview
13.20.2 Financials Analysis
13.20.3 Recent Developments
13.20.4 Swot Analysis

List Of Tables (29 Tables)

Table 1 Detailed Methodology For Market Size
Table 2 Data From Secondary Sources
Table 3 Data From Primary Sources
Table 4 Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend And Forecast By Application In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 5 Market Trend And Forecast By Application In Kilo Tons, 2011-2018
Table 6 Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 7 Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilo Tons, 2011-2018
Table 8 Global Expanded Polystyrene In Building & Construction Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 9 Global Expanded Polystyrene In Building & Construction Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilotons, 2011-2018
Table 10 Global Expanded Polystyrene In Packaging Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million,2011-2018
Table 11 Global Expanded Polystyrene In Packaging Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilotons,2011-2018
Table 12 Global Expanded Polystyrene In Others Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 13 Global Expanded Polystyrene In Others Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilotons, 2011-2018
Table 14 Major Construction Projects To Be Carried Out In China Which May Drive The EPS Market
Table 15 APAC Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 16 APAC Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilotons, 2011-2018
Table 17 North America Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 18 North America Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilotons, 2011-2018
Table 19 Western Europe Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 20 Western Europe Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilotons, 2011-2018
Table 21 Row Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend And Forecast By Region In $ Million, 2011-2018
Table 22 Row Market Trend And Forecast By Region In Kilotons, 2011-2018
Table 23 Hs Commodity Codes, Import Duty & Taxes And Import Restrictions For EPS In APAC
Table 24 Hs Commodity Codes, Import Duty & Taxes And Import Restrictions For EPS In North America
Table 25 Hs Commodity Codes, Import Duty & Taxes And Import Restrictions For EPS In West Europe
Table 26 Hs Commodity Codes, Import Duty & Taxes And Import Restrictions For EPS In Row
Table 27 Regional Mapping Based On Players Headquarters
Table 28 Mergers & Acquisitions In The Expanded Polystyrene Value Chain(2009 – 2013*)
Table 29 Expansion In The Expanded Polystyrene Value Chain(2009 – 2013*)

List Of Figures (94 Figures)

Figure 1 Porter's Five Force Analysis
Figure 2 EPS Market Segmentation
Figure 3 Market Share, By Applications, & Geography, 2012 (%)
Figure 4 Market, By Geography, 2012 (M Mt)
Figure 5 Market Attractiveness, By Geography
Figure 6 Growth Strategies Of Major Companies, 2010 - 2013
Figure 7 Major Applications In The EPS Industry
Figure 8 Value Chain Analysis In The EPS Market
Figure 9 Drivers And Challenges: EPS
Figure 10 Price Trend & Forecast In The EPS Market, 2011 - 2018
Figure 11 Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012 ($Bn, %)
Figure 12 Market, By Applications, 2012 (M Mt, %)
Figure 13 Global Expanded Polystyrene Market Trend And Forecast, By Applications,2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Figure 14 Global Market Trend And Forecast, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 15 Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Regions, 2012 ($Bn, %)
Figure 16 Market, By Regions, 2012 (M Mt, %)
Figure 17 Market Trend And Forecast, By Regions,2011 - 2018 ($Million)
Figure 18 Market Trend And Forecast, By Regions,2011 - 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 19 Applications, By Region 2012 ($Million)
Figure 20 EPS: Applications, By Regions, 2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 21 EPS: Building & Construction Market Trends, By Regions,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 22 EPS: Building & Construction Market Trends, By Regions,2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 23 EPS: Packaging Market Trends, By Regions, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 24 EPS Packaging Market Trends, By Regions, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 25 EPS: Others Market Trends, By Regions, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 26 EPS Others Market Trends, By Regions, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 27 APAC: EPS Market, By Applications, 2012 ($M, %)
Figure 28 APAC: By Applications,2012 (Kt, %)
Figure 29 APAC: Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 30 APAC: Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 31 APAC: Market, By Countries, 2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 32 APAC: Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 33 APAC: Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 34 China : Expanded Polystyrene Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 35 China: Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 36 Japan: Expanded Polystyrene Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 37 Japan: Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 38 India : Expanded Polystyrene Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 39 India : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 40 South Korea: EPS Market Trends, By Applications,2011 – 2018 ($Million).
Figure 41 South Korea: EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 42 North America: Market, By Applications,2012 ($M, %)
Figure 43 North America: Market, By Applications, 2012 (Kt, %)
Figure 44 North America : Market Trends, By Applications,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 45 North America : Market Trends, By Applications,2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 46 North America : Market, By Countries, 2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 47 North America : Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 48 North America : Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 49 U.S. : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 50 U.S.: Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 51 Canada : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 52 Canada : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 53 Mexico : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 54 Mexico : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 55 West Europe: Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012 ($M, %)
Figure 56 West Europe: Market, By Applications, 2012 (Kt, %)
Figure 57 West Europe : Market Trends, By Applications,2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 58 West Europe : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 59 West Europe : Market, By Countries, 2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 60 West Europe : Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 61 West Europe : Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 62 Germany : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 63 Germany : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 64 France : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 65 France : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 66 Italy : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 67 Italy : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 68 U.K. : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 69 U.K. : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 70 Row: Expanded Polystyrene Market, By Applications, 2012 ($M, %)
Figure 71 Row: Market, By Applications, 2012 (Kt, %)
Figure 72 Row : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 73 Row : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 74 Row : Market, By Countries, 2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 75 Row : Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 76 Row : Market Trends, By Countries, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 77 Brazil : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 78 Brazil : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 79 Russia : EPS Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 ($Million)
Figure 80 Russia : Market Trends, By Applications, 2011 – 2018 (Kilotons)
Figure 81 APAC: EPS Import-Export Market Trends, By Countries, 2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 82 North America : EPS Import-Export Market Trends, By Countries,2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 83 West Europe : EPS Import-Export Market Trends, By Countries,2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 84 Row: EPS Import-Export Market Trends, By Countries, 2012 (Kilotons)
Figure 85 Global EPS Market Leaders, 2009 - 2012
Figure 86 Key Growth Strategies In The Global EPS Market, 2009 - 2013*
Figure 87 Development Trends In Global EPS Market , By Growth Strategies,2009 – 2013*
Figure 88 Acquisitions And Expansions In The EPS Value Chain (2009 – 2013*)
Figure 89 Patent Analysis, By Geography, 2008 - 2012
Figure 90 Patent Trends In Different Regions, 2008 - 2012
Figure 91 Patent Analysis, By Major Players, 2008 - 2012
Figure 92 Patent Analysis, By Major Players In Japan, 2008 - 2012
Figure 93 Patent Analysis, By Major Players In U.S., 2008 - 2012
Figure 94 Patent Analysis, By Major Players In Europe, 2008 - 2012

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ach Foam Technologies LIC
  • Armacell GMBH
  • Dyplast Products, LIC
  • Ineos Styrenics
  • Repsol SA
  • Sunpor
  • MORE

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) has found numerous application areas across a wide range of industries due to its light weight, rigidity, and thermal and acoustic insulating properties. Made up of 98% air, EPS has low thermal conductivity, shock and sound absorbing characteristics, and moisture resistant properties. EPS is an excellent material for insulation applications in building and construction industry, and in the protective packaging application.

The global EPS market is driven by its diverse range of applications, and increasing R&D efforts that makes EPS highly resourceful. There exists huge demand from the building and construction sector, which finds its usefulness in a myriad of applications such as floor insulation, insulation foam for closed cavity walls, and roofs. The growing EPS demand from the construction and packaging markets is notable in key countries at global levels. New technology and innovations emerge commercially and would be quite effective for the growth of EPS in the future. The APAC EPS market demands for higher consumption due to its larger population needs and their growing activities across the constructions and packaging industries.

The global expanded polystyrene market's revenue was estimated to be worth $11.9 billion in 2012, and is expected to reach $19.2 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 8.2% from 2013 to 2018. The APAC region dominated the global EPS market, bestowing 46% of the total revenue in 2012. China alone shared 40.0% of the global EPS consumption in 2012. The Indian EPS market, one of the fastest amongst major consuming countries, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.2% from 2013 to 2018.

Key market players concentrate on launching new products. This was observed to be the predominant strategic initiative. Following this strategy helped expand their geographical reach for success and increased production capacities. The market witnessed expansions, agreements & collaborations, mergers & acquisitions that target developing economies such as China, India, and Brazil.

The market focuses on high research activities to improve the adaptability of EPS for expanded use throughout a variety of end-use applications. Environmental regulations, unsuitability in a specific environment, and high prices are some of the major challenges faced by the market. This report analyzes the market on the basis of application types, and penetration of each type of expanded polystyrene in each major region. It also covers the market behavior of leading producers, key developments, and strategies implemented to sustain and succeed in the market.

- Ach Foam Technologies LIC
- Adeplast SA
- Alpek SAB De CV
- Armacell GMBH
- BASF SE
- Carpenter Co
- Dyplast Products, LIC
- Dyplast Products, LIC
- Ford Motor Company
- Ineos Styrenics
- Kaneka Corporation
- Ming DIH Group Corporation
- Owens Corning
- RMAX
- Repsol SA
- Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
- Styron LIC
- Sunpor
- Synthos SA
- The Dow Chemical Company

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