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Injection Molding: Global Markets and Technologies Through 2023

Injection Molding: Global Markets and Technologies Through 2023

Report Scope

The scope of this market study includes the leading plastics injection molding technologies that are currently in use globally. These technologies are used for several applications, such as medical devices, consumer packaging, telecommunications, automotive industry and in various other sectors, as well as in new emerging sectors driven by technological innovation. Technological issues, including the latest trends, are assessed and discussed, as are the current and likely regulatory environments in support of this industry.

The market analysis provided in this report is based on a variety of data sources. These include the most recent government, industry, company and academic data regarding the projected level of demand for plastics injection molding technologies. Therefore, this report provides a comprehensive review of available data to provide a realistic, robust and accurate assessment of this rapidly evolving market.

BCC Research analyzes each of the leading plastics injection molding technologies, determines their current market status, examines their potential demand and impact on future markets, and presents forecasts of growth over the next five years. Estimated market values used are based on manufacturers’ total revenues. Projected and forecasted revenue values are in constant U.S. dollars, unadjusted for inflation.

BCC Research analyzes the industry on a global basis in terms of its manufacturing and the deployment of its technologies and products. BCC Research examines government roles in support of plastics injection molding technologies globally, including regulatory support, government requirements and promotional incentives for various plastics injection molding technologies as relevant and available. BCC Research provides a review of the most relevant plastics injection molding technologies, discusses recent trends and sales, and provides industry overviews and market assessments for leading plastics injection molding technology.

Report Includes

- 26 data tables and 16 additional tables
- An overview of the global markets for plastic injection molding technologies
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2017, estimates for 2018, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2023
- Identification of trends that will affect growth in the plastic injection molding market
- Examination of governments' roles in support of plastic injection molding technologies worldwide, including regulatory support and government requirements
- Information on industry regulations and standards, the competitive landscape, and industry structure
- Company profiles of major players in the market, including Absolute Haitian Corp., Basf Se, Dow Chemicals Co. Ltd., Dupont, Exxonmobil Corp., and Stack Plastics Inc.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Market and Technology Background
History of Plastics Injection Molding
Definition of Plastics Injection Molding
Plastic Molding Techniques
Plastics Molding Processes
Blow Molding
Compression Molding
Film Insert Molding
Gas Assist Molding
Reactive Injection Molding (RIM)
Two Shot Injection Molding
Micro Injection Molding
Rotational Molding
Structural Foam Molding
Thermoforming
Injection Molding Versus Other Plastics Molding Processes
Thermoplastic Polymers Used in Plastics Injection Molding
Polyethylene (PE)
Polypropylene (PP)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Nylons
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Polystyrene (PS)
Other Injection Molding Thermoplastic Polymers Used
The Plastics Injection Molding Process
The Injection Molding Cycle
The Mold
Runner System
Preparing the Mold
Process Variations
Injection Molding Considerations
Wall Section Considerations
Chapter 4 Plastics Injection Molding Machinery and Systems
Injection Molding Machinery
Hydraulic Injection Molding Machines
Electric Injection Molding Machines
Hybrid Injection Molding Machines
Injection Machine Type by Arrangement
Horizontal Injection Molding Machines
Vertical Injection Molding Machines
Hybrid Injection Molding Machine
Two-Color Injection Molding Machines
Multi-material Injection Molding Machines
Rotary Injection Molding Machines
Low Foam Injection Molding Machines
Sandwich Injection Machines
Gas-assisted Injection Molding Machines
Water Injection Technology/Water-assisted Injection Molding Machines
Micro-injection Molding Machines
Chapter 5 Market Breakdown by Polymer Type
Polypropylene Plastics Injection Molding Market Forecast
ABS Plastics Injection Molding Market Forecast
Polystyrene Plastics Injection Molding Market Forecast
HDPE Plastics Injection Molding Market Forecast
Other Plastics Used in Injection Molding Market Forecast
Chapter 6 Market Breakdown by End Use
Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Packaging and Product Housing
Power Tool Housing
Electrical Switches
Bottle Lids/Closures
Plastic Bins and Crates
Reusable Containers
White Goods Housing and Packaging
Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Applications
Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Automotive Applications
Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Telecommunications Applications
Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Industrial and Business Machine Applications
Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Agricultural Applications
Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Infrastructure Applications
Market for Other Types of Plastics Used in Injection Molding
Chapter 7 Market Breakdown by Region
Asia-Pacific Market for Plastics Injection Molding
North American Plastics Injection Molding Market
European Plastics Injection Molding Market
Latin American Plastics Injection Molding Market
Middle Eastern and African Plastics Injection Molding Market
Chapter 8 Patent Review/ New Developments
Trends Over Time
Selected Plastics Injection Molding Patents
Chinese Patents
U.S. Patents
Chapter 9 Analysis of Market Opportunities
Emerging Trends in Plastics Injection Molding
Plastics Injection Molding Process Trends
End-use Innovations
Materials
Prototyping
Chapter 10 Company Profiles
Leading Plastics Injection Molding Machine Manufacturers
ABSOLUTE HAITIAN CORP.
BAY PLASTICS MACHINERY
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC
DRI-AIR INDUSTRIES INC.
ENGEL AUSTRIA GMBH
GAMMAFLUX CONTROLS INC.
GRAHAM ENGINEERING CORP.
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD.
INDUSTRIAL HEATER CORP.
KAUTEX MACHINES INC.
MAGUIRE PRODUCTS INC.
MARUKA U.S.A. INC.
MASTER MOLDED PRODUCTS CORP.
MILACRON LLC
NEGRI BOSSI NORTH AMERICA
NISSEI PLASTIC INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.
NORDSON POLYMER PROCESSING SYSTEMS
NOVATEC, INC.
PARKINSON TECHNOLOGIES INC.
SUMITOMO (SHI) DEMAG
UBE MACHINERY INC.
UNIVERSAL DYNAMICS INC.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD INC.
YUDO CO. LTD.
YUSHIN AMERICA INC.
Leading Plastics Injection Molding Polymer and End-user Goods Manufacturers
APTARGROUP INC.
BASF SE
BECTON DICKINSON AND CO.
BERRY GLOBAL GROUP INC.
C&J INDUSTRIES
DENROY PLASTICS LTD.
DOW CHEMICALS CO. LTD.
DUPONT
EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
EXXONMOBIL CORP.
HTI PLASTICS
HUNTSMAN CORP.
INEOS GROUP
LACKS ENTERPRISES INC.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES NV
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC.
MSI MOLD BUILDERS
NEWELL RUBBERMAID
NYPRO INC.
RUTLAND PLASTICS
SABIC
STACK PLASTICS INC.
ZEIGER INDUSTRIES
Chapter 11 Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations
Chapter 12 Appendix B
Chapter 13 Bibliography
List of Tables
Summary Table : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by Thermoplastic Polymer Type, Through 2023
Table 1 : Injection Molding vs. Other Plastics Molding Processes
Table 2 : Classification of Plastic Products, by Type of Process
Table 3 : Advantages of Thermoplastic Versus Thermoset Processes
Table 4 : Properties of Low Density Polyethylene
Table 5 : Properties of High Density Polyethylene
Table 6 : Properties of Polypropylene
Table 7 : Properties of Polyvinyl Chloride
Table 8 : Properties of Nylon
Table 9 : Properties of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
Table 10 : Properties of Polystyrene
Table 11 : Process Variables to Consider
Table 12 : Summary of Common Injection Molding Defects
Table 13 : Pros and Cons of Types of Injection Molder Machines
Table 14 : Benefits of Internal Gas Injection Molding
Table 15 : Cold Runner Injection Molding Considerations
Table 16 : Hot Runner Injection Molding Considerations
Table 17 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by Polymer Type, Through 2023
Table 18 : Global Market Shares of Plastics Injection Molding, by Thermoplastic Polymer Type, 2018
Table 19 : Selected Plastic Resin Prices, January 2018
Table 20 : Global Market for Polypropylene Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 21 : Global Market for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 22 : Global Market for Polystyrene Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 23 : Global Market for High-density Polyethylene Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 24 : Global Market for Other Plastics Used in Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 25 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by End Use, Through 2023
Table 26 : Global Market Shares of Plastics Injection Molding, by End Use, 2018
Table 27 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Packaging and Product Housing Applications, Through 2023
Table 28 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Applications, Through 2023
Table 29 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Automotive Applications, Through 2023
Table 30 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Telecommunications Applications, Through 2023
Table 31 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Industrial and Business Machine Applications, Through 2023
Table 32 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Agricultural Applications, Through 2023
Table 33 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Infrastructure Applications, Through 2023
Table 34 : Global Market for Other Types of Plastics Used in Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 35 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by Region, Through 2023
Table 36 : Global Market Shares of Plastics Injection Molding, by Region, 2018
Table 37 : Asia-Pacific Market for Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 38 : North American Market for Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 39 : European Market for Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 40 : Latin American Market for Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 41 : Middle Eastern and African Market for Plastics Injection Molding, Through 2023
Table 42 : Organizations Associated with the Plastics Injection Molding Industry
List of Figures
Summary Figure : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by Thermoplastic Polymer Type, 2017-2023
Figure 1 : Blow Molding Industrial Process Cycle
Figure 2 : Compression Molding Process Cycle
Figure 3 : Injection Compression Molding
Figure 4 : Injection Compression Molding Process Cycle
Figure 5 : Film Insert Molding Process Cycle
Figure 6 : Gas Assist Molding Process Cycle
Figure 7 : External Gas Assist Injection Molding Process Cycle
Figure 8 : Reactive Injection Molding Process Cycle
Figure 9 : Reactive Injection Molding Process Cycle
Figure 10 : Rotational Molding Process Cycle
Figure 11 : Multi-nozzle Low-pressure Structural Foam Plastic Molding Process Cycle
Figure 12 : Plastic Thermoforming Process Cycle
Figure 13 : Plastic Vacuum Thermoforming Process Cycle
Figure 14 : Plastic Pressure Thermoforming Process Cycle
Figure 15 : Plastic Mechanical Thermoforming Process Cycle
Figure 16 : Thermoplastic injection Molding Process
Figure 17 : Polyethylene Chemical Composition
Figure 18 : Polypropylene Chemical Composition
Figure 19 : Polyvinyl Chloride Chemical Composition
Figure 20 : Nylon Chemical Composition
Figure 21 : Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Chemical Composition
Figure 22 : Polystyrene Chemical Composition
Figure 23 : Thermoplastics Injection Molding Process
Figure 24 : Line Diagram of Mold
Figure 25 : Injection Molding Cycle Time
Figure 26 : Pressure Change in Molding Cycle
Figure 27 : Injection Molding Cycle Operation
Figure 28 : Example of Injection Molded Parts
Figure 29 : Two-Plate Mold
Figure 30 : Three-plate Mold
Figure 31 : Injection Molding: A Part with Side Action Using a Core
Figure 32 : Simple Mold Part
Figure 33 : Comparison of Breaking Stress Under Bending Moments on Bars of Different Cross-Section Geometry
Figure 34 : Warping Defect
Figure 35 : Burn Marks Defect
Figure 36 : Burn Marks Defect
Figure 37 : Flash Defect
Figure 38 : Flow Line Defect
Figure 39 : Jetting Defect
Figure 40 : Short Shot Defect
Figure 41 : Sink Marks Defect
Figure 42 : Cracking Defect
Figure 43 : Surface Delamination Defect
Figure 44 : Vacuum Voids Defect
Figure 45 : Bubbles Defect
Figure 46 : Blisters Defect
Figure 47 : Weld Lines Defect
Figure 48 : Injection Molding Machine
Figure 49 : Two-Color Injection Mold Product
Figure 50 : Two-Color Injection Molding Process
Figure 51 : Two-Color Injection Molding Machine
Figure 52 : Sandwich Injection Molding Process Cycle
Figure 53 : Overmolding Process Cycle
Figure 54 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by Thermoplastic Polymer Type, 2017-2023
Figure 55 : Global Market Shares of Plastics Injection Molding, by Thermoplastic Polymer Type, 2018
Figure 56 : Global Market for Polypropylene Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 57 : Global Company Market Shares of Polypropylene Production, 2018
Figure 58 : Global Market for by Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 59 : Global Company Market Shares of Polypropylene Production, 2017
Figure 60 : Global Market for Polystyrene Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 61 : Global Market for High-density Polyethylene Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 62 : Global Market for Other Plastics Used in Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 63 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by End Use, 2017-2023
Figure 64 : Global Market Shares of Plastics Injection Molding, by End Use, 2018
Figure 65 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Packaging and Product Housing Applications, 2017-2023
Figure 66 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Applications, 2017-2023
Figure 67 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Automotive Applications, 2017-2023
Figure 68 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Telecommunications Applications, 2017-2023
Figure 69 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Industrial and Business Machine Applications, 2017-2023
Figure 70 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Agricultural Applications, 2017-2023
Figure 71 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding in Infrastructure Applications, 2017-2023
Figure 72 : Global Market for Other Types of Plastics Used in Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 73 : Global Market for Plastics Injection Molding, by Region, 2017-2023
Figure 74 : Global Market Shares of Plastics Injection Molding, by Region, 2018
Figure 75 : Asia-Pacific Market for Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 76 : North American Market for Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 77 : European Market for Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 78 : Latin American Market for Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 79 : Middle Eastern and African Market for Plastics Injection Molding, 2017-2023
Figure 80 : Countries with Plastic Bag Bans

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