Increasing Demand from the Booming Packaging Industry
Saturated polyester resins are used to manufacture polyester coatings, which are first-generation alternatives to epoxy coatings. Isophthalic acid (IPA) and terephthalic acid (TPA) are the main carboxylic acids used in polyester coatings. Even polyethylene terephthalate (PET) coatings are used to laminate packaging products, such as beverage cans. The demand for packaging materials, such as containers and cans, is propelling the demand for liquid saturated polyester resin, thereby boosting the demand for saturated polyester resins over the forecast period.
Powder Coatings Segment to Dominate the Market
Saturated polyester resins are primarily used to manufacture solvent-free powder paints and coatings. Owing to superior properties, such as good weather resistivity, excellent impact strength, and adhesion to metals (even under humid conditions), saturated polyester resins are favored for exterior and interior architectural applications, coating machinery, domestic appliances, steel furniture, and garden tools. The growing construction and automotive sector is expected to drive the usage of powder coatings, thus boosting the market studied during the forecast period.
Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Saturated Polyester Resin Market
Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest share of the saturated polyester resin market in 2017. Factors, such as stringent regulations to avoid VOC emissions, the rapidly growing construction industry in emerging economies, and increase in the number of automobiles, wooden furniture, and electronic appliances, are driving the Asia-Pacific powder coating market, in turn bolstering the growth of the regional saturated polyester resin market.
Key Developments in the Market
March 2018: Stepan Company expanded its Columbus, Georgia facility and decided to add an additional 20% of saturated polyester resin manufacturing output, to the existing manufacturing capacity of the company.
April 2017: Arkema launched an investment project worth USD 15 million at its Navi Mumbai site, for the construction of a new, leading class polyester powder resin manufacturing facility.
Major Players: Royal DSM NV, Stepan Company, Covestro, Nippon Gohsei, Arkema SA, and Megara Resins amongst others.
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1.1 Research Phases
1.2 Study Deliverables
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 Forces 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 and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
3.3 Technological Snapshot
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Increasing Demand from the Booming Packaging Industry
4.1.2 Rapid Industrialization in Asia-Pacific and Central and Eastern Europe
4.2.1 High Processing and Manufacturing Cost
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3.1 Increasing Usage of Saturated Polyester Resins Due to Low VOC Emission
4.3.2 Technological Advancements and Emerging Applications
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
5.1 By Type
5.1.1 Liquid Saturated Polyester Resin
5.1.2 Solid Saturated Resin
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Powder Coatings
5.2.2 Coil & Can Coatings
5.2.3 Automotive Paints
5.2.5 Industrial Paints
5.2.6 Others ( Enamel Coatings, 2K PU Coatings)
6. Regional Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.4 Rest of North America
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.6 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis**
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, and Recent Developments)
8.2 Arkema SA
8.3 BASF SE
8.4 CIECH SA
8.5 Covestro AG
8.6 DIC Corporation
8.7 Eternal Materials Co. Ltd
8.8 Evonik Industries
8.9 Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd
8.10 Hitech Industries FZE
8.13 Novaresine SRL
8.14 Royal DSM NV
8.15 Sir Industriale
8.16 Stepan Company
8.17 The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co. Ltd (Nippon Gohsei)
*List Not Exhaustive
**Subject to availability on the public domain
- Arkema S.A.
- BASF SE
- CIECH S.A
- Covestro AG
- DIC Corporation
- Eternal Materials Co.,Ltd
- Evonik Industries
- Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd.
- Hitech Industries FZE
- Novaresine SRL
- Royal DSM NV
- Sir Industriale
- Stepan Company
- The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.(NIPPON GOHSEI).