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Styrenic Block Copolymers: Global Markets

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  • 151 Pages
  • December 2022
  • Region: Global
  • BCC Research
  • ID: 5700709

This research study covers in-depth many of the most important technological, economic, and environmental considerations in the SBC market.

The objective of the report is to identify new technologies and applications in the SBC market. The market is segmented by type, application, and region. This report analyzes the growth potential of the SBC market, with 2021 as the base year and providing estimates for 2022 to 2027. This report also focuses on identifying key end users and industries that will affect the major market trends. The report covers key trends, which are expected to contribute to high demand due to the huge demand created by end users, technological advancement, and easy availability of raw materials. This means that the market will show significant growth during the forecast period.

With a thorough market segmentation by packaging type, location, and application, the study seeks to give readers an overview of the market. During the projected period, a significant amount of growth is anticipated in the global market for SBCs. The research analyses important trends and opportunities in the industry and delivers vital statistics on the market status of the top players in SBCs.

Report Includes

  • 45 data tables and 35 additional tables
  • A brief general outlook of the current and future global markets for styrenic block copolymers (SBCs)
  • Analyses of the global market trends, with market revenue data for 2021, estimates for 2022 and 2023, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2027
  • Highlights of the upcoming market potential for styrenic block copolymers, growth driving factors and industry-specific challenges, and areas of focus to forecast this market into various segments and sub-segments
  • Global market outlook and estimation of the actual market size for styrenic block copolymers, revenue forecasts, and corresponding market share analysis by product, application, and region
  • Coverage of the technological, economic, and business considerations of the global market for SBCs, with analyses and growth forecasts through 2027
  • Information on the recent industry structure, current competitive environment, worldwide shifts and regulations that will influence the demand over the coming years (2022-2027)
  • Identification of the companies best positioned to meet this demand owing to or in conjunction with their proprietary technologies, product launches, M&A deals, and other market strategic advantages
  • Analysis of the vendor landscape and company value share analysis based on their segmental revenues
  • Company profiles of major players within the industry, including Asahi Kasei Corp., BASF SE, China Petrochemical Corp. (Sinopec), INEOS Styrolution and LG Chem
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market?

The Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market was estimated to be valued at $6.1 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market?

The growth rate of the Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market is 4.5%, with an estimated value of $7.6 Billion by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market?

The Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market is estimated to be worth $7.6 Billion by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market?

Key companies in the Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Market include Asahi Kasei Corp., Avient Corp., Basf Se, Chevron Phillips Chemicals, Chimei Corp., China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec), Cray Valley, Denka Co. Ltd., Dynasol Group and Eastman Chemical Co..

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Study Goals and Objectives
1.2 Reasons for Doing this Study
1.3 Scope of the Report
1.4 Information Sources
1.5 Methodology
1.6 Geographic Breakdown
1.7 Analyst's Credentials
1.8 Custom Research
1.9 Related Research Reports

Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction and History of Sbcs
3.2 Styrenic Block Copolymer Industry Overview
3.2.1 Manufacturing Processes
3.2.2 Sbc Products
3.3 Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic
3.4 Impact of Russia-Ukraine War
3.5 Market Dynamics
3.5.1 Drivers in the Sbc Market
3.5.2 Challenges in Sbc Market
3.5.3 Sbcs Weak Resistance to Hydrocarbons

Chapter 4 Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers by Type
4.1 Overview
4.1.1 Types and Applications of Styrene Block Copolymers
4.2 Unhydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymers (Usbc)
4.2.1 Overview
4.2.2 Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (Sbs)
4.2.3 Styrene-Isoprene-Styrene (Sis)
4.3 Hydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymers (Hsbc)
4.3.1 Overview
4.3.2 Styrene-Ethylene-Butylene-Styrene (Sebs)
4.3.3 Styrene-Ethylene-Propylene-Styrene (Seps)

Chapter 5 Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers by Application
5.1 Overview
5.1.1 Market Size Estimation and Forecast
5.2 Asphalt Modifiers (Paving and Roofing)
5.3 Footwear
5.4 Adhesives and Sealants and Coatings
5.5 Polymer Modifiers
5.6 Other Applications

Chapter 6 Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers by Region
6.1 Highlights
6.1.1 Market Size Estimation and Forecast
6.2 Asia-Pacific
6.3 Europe
6.4 North America
6.5 Rest of World

Chapter 7 Competitive Landscape
7.1 Overview
7.2 Competition
7.3 Industry Demand Supply and Market Growth Projection
7.4 Leading Players
7.5 Major Strategic Developments
7.6 Recent Developments by Key Players
7.6.1 Acquisition
7.6.2 Collaborations
7.6.3 Discontinuations
7.6.4 Expansions
7.6.5 Joint Venture
7.6.6 New Products
7.6.7 New R&D Facility
7.6.8 New Technologies
7.6.9 Partnerships
7.6.10 Plant Expansions
7.6.11 Other Developments
7.7 Supply and Demand Change in Styrene
7.7.1 Asian Markets Are Seeing An Imbalance Between Supply and Demand
7.7.2 U.S. Market's Demand for Styrene Will Increase
7.7.3 Restock European Stockpiles
7.8 Styrene Price Trend and Forecast
7.8.1 North America
7.8.2 Europe
7.8.3 Asia

Chapter 8 Company Profiles
  • Asahi Kasei Corp.
  • Avient Corp.
  • Basf Se
  • Chevron Phillips Chemicals
  • Chimei Corp.
  • China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec)
  • Cray Valley
  • Denka Co. Ltd.
  • Dynasol Group
  • Eastman Chemical Co.
  • En Chuan Chemical Industries Co. Ltd.
  • Hexion Inc.
  • Hexpol Ab
  • Ineos Styrolution
  • Jsr Corp.
  • Kraton Corp.
  • Kumho Petrochemical
  • Lcy Group
  • Lg Chem
  • Rtp Co.
  • Tsrc
  • Versalis S.P.A.
  • Zeon Corp.
Chapter 9 Appendix: List of Acronyms
List of Tables
Summary Table: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, Through 2027
Table 1: Features of Several Styrenic Block Copolymers
Table 2: Smart Applications Using SBCs
Table 3: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, 2021-2027
Table 4: Global Market for Unhydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, Through 2027
Table 5: Global Market for Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene, by Region, Through 2027
Table 6: Global Market for Styrene-Isoprene-Styrene, by Region, Through 2027
Table 7: Global Market for Hydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, Through 2027
Table 8: Global Market for Styrene-Ethylene-Butylene-Styrene, by Region, Through 2027
Table 9: Global Market for Styrene-Ethylene-Propylene-Styrene, by Region, Through 2027
Table 10: Comparative Properties of SBC and PVC
Table 11: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, Through 2027,
Table 12: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers in Asphalt Modifiers, by Region, Through 2027
Table 13: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers in Footwear, by Region, Through 2027
Table 14: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers in Adhesives and Sealants, by Region, Through 2027
Table 15: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers in Polymer Modifiers, by Region, Through 2027
Table 16: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers in Other Applications, by Region, Through 2027
Table 17: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, Through 2027
Table 18: Asia-Pacific Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Country, Through 2027
Table 19: Asia-Pacific Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, Through 2027
Table 20: Asia-Pacific Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, Through 2027
Table 21: European Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Country, Through 2027
Table 22: European Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, Through 2027
Table 23: European Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, Through 2027
Table 24: North American Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Country, Through 2027
Table 25: North American Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, Through 2027
Table 26: North American Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, Through 2027
Table 27: RoW Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Subregion, Through 2027
Table 28: RoW Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, Through 2027
Table 29: RoW Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, Through 2027
Table 30: Major Acquisitions in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2022
Table 31: Major Collaborations in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2022
Table 32: Discontinuations in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021 and 2022
Table 33: Expansion Strategies in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021 and 2022
Table 34: Joint Ventures in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021
Table 35: New Product Launches in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2019-2022
Table 36: New R&D Facility in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021
Table 37: New Technologies in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021 and 2022
Table 38: Partnerships in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021 and 2022
Table 39: Plant Expansions in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021 and 2022
Table 40: Other Strategic Developments in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Key Players, 2021 and 2022
Table 41: Asahi Kasei Corp.: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 42: Asahi Kasei Corp.: Recent Developments, 2021
Table 43: Avient Corp.: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 44: BASF SE: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 45: Chevron Phillips Chemicals: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 46: CHIMEI Corp.: Financials: 2020 and 2021
Table 47: CHIMEI Corp.: Recent Developments, 2021 and 2022
Table 48: China Petrochemical Corporation: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 49: China Petrochemical Corporation: Recent Developments, 2021
Table 50: Cray Valley: Recent Developments, 2021 and 2022
Table 51: Denka Co. Ltd.: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 52: Denka Co. Ltd.: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 53: Dynasol Group: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 54: Eastman Chemical Co.: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 55: Eastman Chemical Co.: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 56: Hexion Inc.: Financials: 2019 and 2020
Table 57: Hexion Inc.: Recent Developments, 2021 and 2022
Table 58: Hexpol AB: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 59: Hexpol AB: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 60: INEOS: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 61: INEOS: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 62: JSR Corp.: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 63: JSR Corp.: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 64: Kraton Corp. Financials: 2020 and 2021
Table 65: Kraton Corp.: Recent Developments, 2020-2022
Table 66: Kumho Petrochemicals: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 67: Kumho Petrochemicals: Recent Developments, 2021 and 2022
Table 68: LCY Group: Financials, 2019 and 2020
Table 69: LCY Group: Recent Developments, 2020 and 2021
Table 70: LG Chem: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 71: LG Chem: Recent Developments, 2021 and 2022
Table 72: RTP Company: Recent Developments
Table 73: TSRC Corp. Financials: 2020 and 2021
Table 74: TSRC Corp.: Recent Developments, 2021 and 2022
Table 75: Versalis S.p.A.: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 76: Versalis S.p.A.: Recent Developments
Table 77: Zeon Corp.: Financials, 2020 and 2021
Table 78: Zeon Corp.: Recent Developments, 2022
Table 79: Major Acronyms Used in the Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers

List of Figures
Summary Figure: Global Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, 2021-2027
Figure 1: SBC Products
Figure 2: Global Crude Oil Price Trends, 2017-2022
Figure 3: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, 2021-2027
Figure 4: Global Market Shares of Unhydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, 2021
Figure 5: Global Market Shares of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene, by Region, 2021
Figure 6: Global Market Shares of Styrene- Isoprene -Styrene, by Region, 2021
Figure 7: Global Market Shares of Hydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, 2021
Figure 8: Global Market Shares of Styrene-Ethylene-Butylene-Styrene, by Region, 2021
Figure 9: Global Market Shares of Styrene-Ethylene-Propylene-Styrene, by Region, 2021
Figure 10: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, 2021
Figure 11: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers in Asphalt Modifiers, by Region, 2021
Figure 12: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers in Footwear, by Region, 2021
Figure 13: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers in Adhesives and Sealants, by Region, 2021
Figure 14: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers in Polymer Modifiers, by Region, 2021
Figure 15: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers in Other Applications, by Region, 2021
Figure 16: Global Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Region, 2021
Figure 17: Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Country, 2021
Figure 18: Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, 2021
Figure 19: Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, 2021
Figure 20: European Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Country, 2021
Figure 21: European Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, 2021
Figure 22: European Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, 2021
Figure 23: North American Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Country, 2021
Figure 24: North American Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, 2021
Figure 25: North American Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, 2021
Figure 26: RoW Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Subregion, 2021
Figure 27: RoW Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Application, 2021
Figure 28: RoW Market Shares of Styrenic Block Copolymers, by Type, 2021
Figure 29: Share of Key Development Strategies in the Market for Styrenic Block Copolymers, 2019-2022
Figure 30: Asahi Kasei Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 31: Asahi Kasei Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Region, 2021
Figure 32: Avient Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 33: Avient Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Region, 2021
Figure 34: BASF SE: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 35: BASF SE: Global Sales Share, by Region, 2021
Figure 36: CHIMEI Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 37: China Petrochemical Corporation: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 38: China Petrochemical Corporation: Global Sales Share, by Country, 2021
Figure 39: Denka Co. Ltd.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 40: Eastman Chemical Co.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 41: Hexion Inc.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2020
Figure 42: Hexion Inc.: Global Sales Share, by Region, 2020
Figure 43: Hexpol AB: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 44: INEOS: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 45: JSR Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 46: Kraton Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 47: Kraton Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Region, 2021
Figure 48: Kumho Petrochemicals: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2020
Figure 49: LCY Group: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2020
Figure 50: LG Chem: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 51: TSRC Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 52: Versalis S.p.A.: Global Sales Share, by Segment, 2021
Figure 53: Zeon Corp.: Global Sales Share, by Segment: 2021

Executive Summary

COVID-19 had a negative effect on the market in 2020. Building and construction work was temporarily halted during the lockdown to restrict the spread of new COVID-19 cases. For instance, according to Eurostat, the demand for styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) in roofing felt and shingle applications as well as SBC-based adhesives and sealants in various construction activities decreased.

However, the pandemic scenario increased the demand for SBC-based medical bags, containers, tubing, mattresses, and other items, which boosted the market’s demand.

In 2022, the market for SBCs has resumed and reached pre-pandemic revenues.

The market is anticipated to develop in the near future as a result of the growing use of styrene block copolymers in bitumen modification, which are mostly employed in road construction and maintenance applications. When the aggregates are prone to stripping, modified bitumen performs better than ordinary bitumen. It can also be utilized in busy junctions, bridge decks, and roundabouts for increased surfacing life due to its better creep resistance qualities.

On the other hand, SBCs are under competition from alternatives like thermoplastic polyurethane and thermoplastic polyolefin elastomers in a variety of applications. Future market prospects are likely to come from the creation and release of new goods with hot-melt adhesives that have improved properties and growth potential.

Asia-Pacific dominated the market under investigation, and throughout the projected period, the region is anticipated to see the greatest CAGR. The North American and European regions witnessed sluggish growth rates owing to the matured stage of the product. In RoW, SBC is likely to witness growth owing to various upcoming construction projects.

In terms of types, unhydrogenated styrenic block copolymers (USBCs) accounted for the largest share. However, hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers (HSBCs) such as styrene/ethylene-butylene/styrene (SEBS) and styrene-ethylene-propylene/styrene (SEPS) are likely to witness high growth owing to enhanced performance.

Additionally, the sector will benefit from government regulations that are stringent enough to prohibit the use of PVC. Growing applications in bitumen modification will hasten the growth of this industry. The high resistance and thermal stability of SBC will also contribute to the market’s growth. The expansion of the market will be hampered by changes in raw material prices. The limited hydrocarbon resistance of styrenic block copolymers will also limit the market growth. The cost-effectiveness of SBC in replacing rubber, PVC, and other thermoplastics in a variety of industrial applications, together with growing environmental concerns, are two key drivers anticipated to boost global demand throughout the forecasted period.

Companies Mentioned

  • Asahi Kasei Corp.
  • Avient Corp.
  • Basf Se
  • Chevron Phillips Chemicals
  • Chimei Corp.
  • China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec)
  • Cray Valley
  • Denka Co. Ltd.
  • Dynasol Group
  • Eastman Chemical Co.
  • En Chuan Chemical Industries Co. Ltd.
  • Hexion Inc.
  • Hexpol Ab
  • Ineos Styrolution
  • Jsr Corp.
  • Kraton Corp.
  • Kumho Petrochemical
  • Lcy Group
  • Lg Chem
  • Rtp Co.
  • Tsrc
  • Versalis S.P.A.
  • Zeon Corp.