Global Methylene Diphenyl Di-isocyanate (MDI) Market - Segmented into Application and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

  • ID: 4402890
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 110 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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Breaking News: Governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards and Zengtai Liao, Chairman and CEO of Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd, announced that the company will develop a chemical manufacturing complex in the state, with plans for the USD 1.12 billion project, leading to a specific site selection later this year. Wanhua produces around 1.8 million tons/year of MDI or about 24% of the world’s total capacity.

Takht-e-Jamshid Petrochemical Complex and the second phase of Karoun Petrochemical Company (KRNPC) were officially inaugurated on Feb 6, 2017, in Mahshahr Special Petrochemical Economic Zone in Khuzestan Province by the first Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.

The Karoun project, jointly implemented by Iranian companies and the Swedish engineering group Chematur Engineering AB at a cost of USD 375 million, will produce around 40,000 tons of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate (TDI) per year.

Report Description:

The global market for methylene diphenyl di-isocyanate (MDI), valued at USD XX million (by revenue) and XX Kilometric tons (by volume) in 2016, is estimated to reach USD XX million (by revenue) and XX Kilometric tons in 2017(by volume) and is forecasted to record about USD XX million (by revenue) and XX kilotons (by volume), respectively, by 2022, registering a CAGR of X.

X% and X.

X%, respectively, during 2017-2022 (the forecast period).

Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) is a member of the di-isocyanate family associated with polyurethane chemistry.

Market Dynamics:

The MDI market is driven by the Increasing usage in polyurethane foam production and its unique features and functional versatility. Excessive exposure of MDI can be hazardous and cause skin & respiratory tract irritation, asthma and dermatitis, thus affecting the market.

Market Segmentation:

The MDI market has been segmented on the basis of its application and end-user industries. By application, the market is segmented into rigid foam, flexible foam, coatings, elastomers, adhesives & sealants and others. The rigid foam sub-segment is the largest and estimated to register a CAGR XX%, by 2022. Based on end-user industries, the market for MDI is segmented into construction, furniture & interiors, electronics & appliances, automotive, footwear and others.

The market has been segmented, based on the geography, into Asia-Pacific (APAC), North America, Europe, South America and the Middle East & Africa (MEA).

Market Trends and Major PlayersIncreased use of nanotechnology, in the global methylene diphenyl di-isocyanate (MDI) industry, and the continued growth in solar control glass for glazing applications in tropical countries, are expected to offer numerous opportunities that will propel the market growth.

Major Companies dominating the global construction chemicals market, with their products, services and continuous product developments, are as follows:
  • Bayer
  • Huntsman
  • GNFC
  • Tosoh
Key Deliverables in the Study
  • Market analysis for the global Methylene diphenyl di-isocyanate (MDI) market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales
  • Market definition, along with the identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios and prospective opportunities
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section, with profiles of major companies along with their market shares
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the global methylene diphenyl di-isocyanate (MDI) market on the global and regional scales
  • A comprehensive list of key market players, along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
  • Insights on the major countries/regions, where this industry is growing and identify the regions that are still untapped
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1. Introduction
1.1 Description
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Scope of the Report

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Force Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products & Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
3.3 Feedstock Analysis
3.3.1 Global Capacity by Key Feedstock
3.3.2 Trends
3.4 Technological Snapshot
3.4.1 Production Process
3.4.2 Technology Licensing and Patent Analysis
3.5 Price Index
3.6 Supply Scenario
3.6.1 Capacity and Production Analysis Top 10 Plants and Locations (Installed Capacities)
3.7 Upcoming Projects
3.8 Regulatory Policy Analysis

4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing Utilization in Rigid Polyurethane Foam Production
4.1.2 Unique Features and Functional Versatility of the Product
4.1.3 Other Drivers
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Excessive Exposure to MDI causes Skin & Respiratory Tract Irritation, Asthma and Dermatitis
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Phosgene-free MDI production process
4.3.2 Other Opportuities

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
5.1 By Application
5.1.1 Rigid Foam
5.1.2 Flexible Foam
5.1.3 Coatings
5.1.4 Elastomers
5.1.5 Adhesives & Sealants
5.1.6 Others
5.2 By End-User Industry
5.2.1 Construction
5.2.2 Furniture & Interiors
5.2.3 Electronics & Appliances
5.2.4 Automotive
5.2.5 Footwear
5.2.6 Others

6. Regional Market Analysis - (Market size, Growth and forecast)
6.1 Asia-Pacific
6.1.1 China
6.1.2 India
6.1.3 Japan
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 ASEAN
6.1.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.2 Canada
6.2.3 Mexico
6.2.4 Rest of North America
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Germany
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.3 Italy
6.3.4 France
6.3.5 NORDIC Countries
6.3.6 Russia
6.3.7 Spain
6.3.8 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 MEA
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of MEA

7. Future of the Market

8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
8.2 Market Share Analysis
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

9. Company Profiles (Overview, Products & Services, Financials, Recent Developments)
9.2 Bayer
9.3 Huntsman
9.4 Gujrat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Company Limited
9.5 Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited
9.6 Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd
9.7 The Dow Chemical Company
9.8 Sadara Chemical Company
9.9 Kumho Mitsui
9.10 Yantai Wanhua
9.11 Du Pont de Nemours and Company
9.12 Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
9.13 Jilin Connell Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
9.14 Tosoh
*List Not Exhaustive

10. Disclaimer
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