Global Petrochemicals & Polymers Market Insights, Opportunity Analysis, Market Shares and Forecast 2017 - 2023

  • ID: 3050464
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 140 pages
  • Occams Business Research and Consulting
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  • Arkem
  • Bayer
  • Dow Chemicals
  • Hitachi Chemical
  • Lotte Chemical
  • PTT Group
  • MORE
Polyurethane is polymer made from monomer units of urethane (carbamate). Polyurethanes are versatile material which can converted in various forms such as thermosetting plastics, thermoplastics and synthetic rubber (elastomer). Most of polyurethanes are thermosetting plastics which do not melt when heated. Most commonly polyurethanes are made by the reaction of polyol and polyisocyanate. Commercially methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and diisocyanate (TDI) are used for production of polyurethanes. Different types of polyurethanes are available in the market such as flexible polyurethane foam, rigid polyurethane foam, thermoplastic polyurethanes and polyurethane binders for variety of applications such as Automotive, building & construction, Footwear, furniture & bedding, Electronics and many other applications.

Raw materials used for the production of polyurethanes are polyol and isocynates. These materials are petrochemicals which are derived from the crude oil. TDI and MDI are the commonly used Isocynates in the market.
There are many big players who are into the MDI, TDI and polyol market such as BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemicals, Sadara group and many more. Supply of raw material is a factor for the production of polyurethanes. In the market there is oversupply of the raw materials therefore the market is competitive. Asia Pacific is the largest supplier of raw material for the production of polyurethanes. There is no issue with supply of the raw material however the price of raw material is not stable due to fluctuation in crude oil price. These raw materials are derived from the crude oil therefore the fluctuation in oil price is a big concern here.

The two major application areas that show significant benefits in terms of energy efficiency from polyurethane are construction and transportation. In building and construction use of Polyurethane in polyurethane roof and wall insulation, wall and window insulation and pipe insulation ensures that temperatures are maintained. Use of Polyurethane in cars and trucks leads to a reduction in vehicle weight, and therefore provides greater fuel economy. Polyurethane thermal insulation in refrigerators, freezers, water heaters and other such appliances, requires less energy to power these units.

Companies profiled include
2 Dow Chemicals
3 Bayer
4 Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
5 Lyondell Basell Industries
6 DuPont
7 Lanxess
8 China National Petroleum Corporation
9 Braskem
10 Aryasasol
11 Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited
13 Formosa Plastics
14 Akzo Nobel/Imperial Chemical Industries
15 Evonik Industries
16 Asahi Kasei,
17 Toray Industries,
18 Chevron Phillips
19 PPG Industries,
20 Shin-Etsu Chemical
21 PTT Group
22 Cargill
23 Mitsubishi Chemical
24 Rogers Corporation
25 PolyOne Corporation
26 Lotte Chemical
27 Total petrochemical
28 Hitachi Chemical
29 Lanxess
30 Arkem

This Research Report covers
1. Historical data
2. Revenue forecasts, growth rates and CAGR upto 2022
3. Industry Analysis
4. Competitive Analysis
5. Key geographic growth data
6. Deep profiles top competitive companies

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1. Executive Summary
2. Market Overview
2.1. Market Definition
2.2. Value Chain Analysis
2.3. Strategic Recommendation
3. Market Determinants
3.1. Market Drivers
3.1.1. Extensive use in automotives & furniture industry
3.1.2. Multiple utility due to varied properties
3.1.3. Increasing demand for energy efficiency
3.2. Market Restraints
3.2.1. Environmental Issues
3.2.2. Industry moving towards bio based PU
3.3. Market Opportunities
3.3.1. High cost of metals
3.3.2. Increasing demand for polyurethane foam in Asia Pacific
3.4. Market Challenges
4. Market Share Analysis
4.1. Key Company Analysis
4.2. Key Strategies
5. Market Segmentation
5.1. Market Segmentation by type
5.1.1. Flexible Foam
5.1.2. Rigid Foam
5.1.3. PU Coating
5.1.4. Adhesive & Sealants
5.1.5. Elastomers
5.1.6. Binders
5.2. Market Segmentation by application
5.2.1. Automotives
5.2.2. Building & Construction
5.2.3. Foot ware
5.2.4. Furniture & Bedding
5.2.5. Electronics
5.2.6. Others
6. Polyurethane Market by Geography
6.1. North America
6.1.1. USA
6.1.2. Canada
6.2. Asia Pacific
6.2.1. Japan
6.2.2. China
6.2.3. India
6.2.4. Thailand
6.2.5. RoAPAC
6.3. Europe
6.3.1. Germany
6.3.2. France
6.3.3. UK
6.3.4. RoE
6.4. ROW
6.4.1. Brazil
7. Company Profiling
2. Bayer AG
3. British Vita Unlimited
4. The DOW Chemical Company
5. FXI – Foamex Innovations
6. Huntsman Polyurethanes
7. Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
8. Rectiel SA
9. Woodbridge Foam Corporation
10. Lyondell Basell Industries
11. Carpenter Co
12. Chemtura Corporation
13. Eurofoam
14. Yantai Wanhua
15. Rogers Corporation
16. Mobay Chemical Company
17. Hennecke GmbH Polyurethane Technology
18. Beamech Group Limited
19. Albrecht Bäumer Company GmbH & Co. KG
20. PolyOne Corporation
21. Formosa Plastics
22. Mitsubishi Chemical,
23. Toray Industries
24. Chevron Phillips
25. PPG Industries,
26. Shin-Etsu Chemical
27. INEOS,
28. Sumitomo Chemical
29. ExxonMobil
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Dow Chemicals
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
Lyondell Basell Industries
China National Petroleum Corporation
Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited
Formosa Plastics
Akzo Nobel/Imperial Chemical Industries
Evonik Industries
Asahi Kasei,
Toray Industries,
Chevron Phillips
PPG Industries,
Shin-Etsu Chemical
PTT Group
Mitsubishi Chemical
Rogers Corporation
PolyOne Corporation
Lotte Chemical
Total petrochemical
Hitachi Chemical
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