Polystyrene Market: By Production Technique (Solution polymerization, Emulsion polymerization and Suspension polymerization), By Application; By Geography - Forecast 2016-2021

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Polystyrene is a polymer used mainly in. It is a form of plastic that is widely used in both household and industrial applications. It is found in a variety of shapes and sizes. The plastic industry is on the rise due to new trend like biodegradable plastic. The innovative Expanded Polystyrene or EPS has found its way into the packaging industry. EPS has a good insulating property which helps it to be used in the appliance industry.

In the global market polystyrene has been analyzed on the basis of application and production technique. Based on application it has been subdivided into electronics, automotive, appliances, insulation, packaging and medical. The production techniques used includes polymerization techniques like solution polymerization, emulsion polymerization and suspension polymerization. Increase in the packaging industry has a direct relationship with the growth in Polystyrene market. Polystyrene foams are used as a packaging material for the food industry.

Polystyrene Market

The above graph gives a clear idea about the revenue status of polystyrene market for the upcoming 5 years.

Globally, the regions that dominate the production of polystyrene are North America, APAC, Europe and ROW. APAC is the largest producer of polystyrene followed by North America and Europe. China leads the production in APAC. The demand for plastic products in China is the major reason for the increasing production.

The major players in the polystyrene market include:
The DOW Chemical Company (U.S.)
BASF SE (Germany)
Chi Mei Corporation (Taiwan)
SABIC (Saudi Arabia)
Trinseo (U.S.)
A.Schulman, Inc

Some of the other key players include:
Poly One Corp. (U.S.)
NOVA Chemicals Corporation (Canada)
Alpek SAB de CV (Mexico)
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1. Market Overview
2. Executive Summary
3. Polystyrene Market Landscape
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
3.2.2. End User Profile
3.2.3. Top Five Financial Analysis
4. Polystyrene Market - Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Constraints & Challenges
4.3. Attractiveness Of The Polystyrene Industry
4.3.1. Power Of Suppliers
4.3.2. Threats From New Entrants
4.3.3. Power Of Buyers
4.3.4. Threat From Substitute Product
4.3.5. Degree Of Competition
5. Polystyrene Market - Strategic Analysis
5.1. Polystyrene Market - Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Opportunity analysis
5.4. Product Life Cycle
5.5. Suppliers and Distributors
5.6. SWOT Analysis
6. Polystyrene Market - By Application
6.1. Electronics
6.2. Automotive
6.3. Consumer Appliances
6.4. Insulation
6.5. Packaging
6.6. Food Service
6.7. Medical
6.8. Others
7. Polystyrene Market - By Production Technique
7.1. Solution Polymerization
7.2. Emulsion Polymerization
7.3. Suspension Polymerization
7.4. Others
8. Polystyrene Market -Geographic Analysis
8.1. Americas
8.1.1. US
8.1.2. Canada
8.1.3. Mexico
8.1.4. Argentina
8.1.5. Others
8.2. Europe
8.2.1. France
8.2.2. Germany
8.2.3. Italy
8.2.4. Others
8.3. APAC
8.3.1. China
8.3.2. India
8.3.3. Japan
8.3.4. Malaysia
8.3.5. Indonesia
8.3.6. Philippines
8.3.7. Others
8.4. ROW
8.4.1. Middle East
8.4.2. South Africa
8.4.3. Russia
8.4.4. Others
9. Polystyrene Market - Entropy
10. Company Profiles
10.1. A. Schulman, Inc.
10.2. Alpek SAB de CV
10.3. BASF SE
10.4. Chi Mei Corporation
10.5. Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation
10.6. INEOS Capital Limited
10.7. NOVA Chemicals Corporation
10.8. PolyOne Corp.
10.9. SABIC.
10.10. The Dow Chemical Company
10.11. Total SA
10.12. Trinseo
10.13. Others

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11. Appendix
11.1. Abbreviation
11.2. Sources
11.3. Research methodology
11.4. Bibliography
11.5. Compilation of Expert Insights
11.6. Disclaimer
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