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World Emulsion Polymers


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World Emulsion Polymers

World demand to rise 4.7% annually through 2018
Global demand for emulsion polymers is forecast to advance 4.7 percent per year to 13.0 million metric tons (dry basis) in 2018. Accelerations in construction, spending, manufacturing output, and paper and paperboard production worldwide will stimulate growth. In particular,rebounding construction activity in North America and Western Europe will propel market advances. In addition, the displacement of solvent-borne coatings and adhesives with water-based types --which are manufactured using emulsion polymers -- is expected to continue in virtually all parts of the world, fueling market gains.

China remains top market; Malaysia, India to lead gains
China is the leading world market for emulsion polymers. Through 2018, the Chinese market will advance at a brisk pace, supported by rapid expansion in its output of paint and coatings, paper and paperboard, and adhesives. Meanwhile,Malaysia and India are forecast to register the fastest annual gains among major markets through 2018. Demand in Malaysia will be boosted by robust growth in the country’s massive export-oriented latex glove industry, as well as the increased substitution of nitrile gloves for natural latex types worldwide. In India, accelerating construction spending and manufacturing activity will propel gains in emulsions demand, as will the growing penetration of waterborne technologies in India’s coatings and adhesives industries.

North America will remain the second largest regional consumer of emulsion polymers, behind the Asia/Pacific region,bolstered by a rebounding construction sector and strong demand for water-based paints and adhesives in the US and Canadian markets. In both North America and Western Europe, more stringent environmental legislation to limit emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs)will continue to support the use of water-based technologies in the manufacture of coatings and adhesives.

Paint & coatings industry to drive global growth
The paint and coatings market represents the leading outlet for emulsion polymers,accounting for 36 percent of worldwide demand in 2013. Ongoing concerns about the health and environmental hazards posed by solvent-based coatings will continue to bolster the use of water-borne technologies. In addition, improvements in the performance of latex paint are expected to increase its use in industrial and maintenance coating applications.Even in industrialized regions such as North America and Western Europe,where water-based paint is dominant in the architectural sector, there remain ample opportunities for emulsions in manufacturing and specialty coatings.

Acrylics to remain leading, fastest growing type
Acrylics will remain the largest and fastest growing emulsion polymer type through 2018. Demand will benefit from rapid growth in the paint and coatings market, where acrylic polymers are valued for their durability and wide range of applications. Vinyl acetate emulsions are also projected to post healthy gains in demand, with the best opportunities expected for vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE)copolymers in adhesives and coatings applications. Styrene-butadiene latex demand is expected to rebound through 2018, though relatively modest advances in the paper coatings market will limit gains.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Global Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Population Outlook
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • World Manufacturing Overview
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • World Construction Outlook
      • Table WORLD CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • World Paint & Coatings Overview
      • Table WORLD PAINT & COATINGS PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • World Paper & Paperboard Overview
      • Table WORLD PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • World Adhesives Overview
      • Table WORLD ADHESIVES DEMAND BY REGION
    • World Tufted Carpets & Rugs Overview
      • Table WORLD TUFTED CARPET & RUG PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • Emulsion Technology
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART III-1 WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
    • Coatings
      • Table WORLD COATINGS MARKET FOR EMULSION POLYMERS
      • Paint & Coatings
        • Table WORLD PAINT & COATINGS MARKET FOR EMULSION POLYMERS
      • Paper & Paperboard Coatings
        • Table WORLD PAPER & PAPERBOARD COATINGS MARKET FOR EMULSION POLYMERS
    • Adhesives
      • Table WORLD ADHESIVES MARKET FOR EMULSION POLYMERS
      • General Purpose Adhesives
        • Table WORLD GENERAL PURPOSE ADHESIVES MARKET FOR EMULSION POLYMERS
      • Carpet Backing Adhesives
        • Table WORLD CARPET BACKING ADHESIVES MARKET FOR EMULSION POLYMERS
    • Other Markets
      • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR EMULSION POLYMERS IN OTHER MARKETS
    • Demand by Region
      • Table WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY REGION
      • Table CHART III-2 WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY REGION, 2003-2023
    • Production & Trade
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART IV-1 WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
    • Acrylics
      • Demand by Type & Market
        • Table WORLD ACRYLIC EMULSION DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD ACRYLIC EMULSION DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table CHART IV-2 WORLD ACRYLIC EMULSION MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Styrene-Butadiene Latex
      • Demand by Type & Market
        • Table WORLD STYRENE-BUTADIENE LATEX DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD STYRENE-BUTADIENE LATEX DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table CHART IV-3 WORLD STYRENE-BUTADIENE LATEX MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Vinyl Acetate Polymers
      • Demand by Type & Market
        • Table WORLD VINYL ACETATE EMULSION DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD VINYL ACETATE EMULSION DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table CHART IV-4 WORLD VINYL ACETATE EMULSION MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Other Emulsion Polymers
      • Demand by Type & Market
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER EMULSION POLYMERS BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Regions & Suppliers
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER EMULSION POLYMERS BY REGION
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Economic Overview
    • North America: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 NORTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • North America: Products & Markets
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Table CHART V-2 NORTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
    • United States
      • United States: Economic Overview
      • United States: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United States: Products & Markets
        • Table UNITED STATES: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Canada
      • Canada: Economic Overview
      • Canada: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Canada: Products & Markets
        • Table CANADA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Economic Overview
      • Mexico: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Mexico: Products & Markets
        • Table MEXICO: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Economic Overview
    • Western Europe: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Western Europe: Products & Markets
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Table CHART VI-2 WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
    • Germany
      • Germany: Economic Overview
      • Germany: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Germany: Products & Markets
        • Table GERMANY: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Italy
      • Italy: Economic Overview
      • Italy: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Italy: Products & Markets
        • Table ITALY: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • France
      • France: Economic Overview
      • France: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • France: Products & Markets
        • Table FRANCE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Economic Overview
      • United Kingdom: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United Kingdom: Products & Markets
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Spain
      • Spain: Economic Overview
      • Spain: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Spain: Products & Markets
        • Table SPAIN: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Economic Overview
      • Other Western Europe: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Products & Markets
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Other Western Europe: Countries
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
    • Asia/Pacific: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VII-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Asia/Pacific: Products & Markets
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Table CHART VII-2 ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
    • China
      • China: Economic Overview
      • China: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • China: Products & Markets
        • Table CHINA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Japan
      • Japan: Economic Overview
      • Japan: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Japan: Products & Markets
        • Table JAPAN: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: Economic Overview
      • South Korea: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • South Korea: Products & Markets
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Malaysia
      • Malaysia: Economic Overview
      • Malaysia: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table MALAYSIA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Malaysia: Products & Markets
        • Table MALAYSIA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • India
      • India: Economic Overview
      • India: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • India: Products & Markets
        • Table INDIA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: Economic Overview
      • Indonesia: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Indonesia: Products & Markets
        • Table INDONESIA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Products & Markets
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Countries
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Economic Overview
      • Central & South America: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Products & Markets
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table BRAZIL: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Economic Overview
      • Eastern Europe: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Products & Markets
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table RUSSIA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Economic Overview
      • Africa/Mideast: Emulsion Polymer Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: EMULSION POLYMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Products & Markets
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table WORLD EMULSION POLYMER SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART IX-1 WORLD EMULSION POLYMER MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Research & Development
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • Akzo Nobel NV
      • Allnex Sàrl
      • AP Resinas SA de CV
      • Archroma Management LLC
      • Arkema SA
      • Asahi Kasei Corporation
      • BASF SE
      • BATF Industrial Company Limited
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • Celanese Corporation
      • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
      • Cytec Industries Incorporated
      • Dairen Chemical Corporation
      • DIC Corporation
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • Dow Corning Corporation
      • Eni SpA
      • Hansol Chemical Company Limited
      • Hengshui Xinguang Chemical Company Limited
      • JSR Corporation
      • KCK Emulsion Polymers Limited
      • Mallard Creek Polymers Incorporated
      • Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC
      • Nantex Industry Company Limited
      • Nuplex Industries Limited
      • OMNOVA Solutions Incorporated
      • Reichhold Incorporated
      • Royal DSM NV
      • Saiden Chemical Industry Company Limited
      • Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited
      • Synthomer plc
      • Synthos SA
      • 3M Company
      • Trinseo SA
      • Valspar Corporation
      • Wacker Chemie AG
      • ZEON Corporation
      • Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical Company Limited
    • Other Companies Mentioned in Study

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