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World Thermoplastic Elastomers


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World Thermoplastic Elastomers

Growth in the world thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) market will total 5.2% annually through 2019. Gains will be fueled by increased penetration of TPEs into new applications, taking share from competitive materials such as plastic and conventional rubber. Demand will also benefit from consumer preferences for soft touch materials and rising automotive fuel efficiency.

This report segments the world thermoplastic elastomers industry by Product, Market, and Region. Data is provided in million metric tons and million US dollars.

TPE Products include:
Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBCs)
Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPOs)
Polyolefin Elastomers (POEs)
Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPUs)
Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (TPVs)
Copolyester Elastomers (COPEs)

SBCs will remain the largest of these through 2019. Fastest growth will be for TPVs, driven by new product development in motor vehicle applications.

Major TPE Markets include:
Motor Vehicles
Consumer Goods
Asphalt & Roofing
Adhesives, Sealants, & Coatings
Industrial Products

Motor Vehicles was the leading outlet in 2014. The most rapid gains through 2019 are forecast for the Adhesives, Sealants, & Coatings market, fueled by growing use of TPEs in packaging tapes & labels and hot melt adhesives.

World regions and countries covered in the study include:
North America (US, Canada, Mexico)
Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain)
Asia/Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan
Central & South America (Brazil)
Eastern Europe (Russia)
Africa/Mideast

The Asia/Pacific region will see the strongest advances among world regions through 2019. China will continue to see particularly fast gains in TPE demand on the back of rapid growth in motor vehicle production and construction activity.

Most companies active in the TPE industry are large chemical concerns which specialize in the production of one or two TPE product types. Leading suppliers include Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Kraton Performance Polymers, LCY Chemical, LyondellBasell, Mitsui Chemicals, and Sinopec.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Demographic Overview
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • World Consumer Spending Patterns
      • Table WORLD PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES
    • World Manufacturing Overview
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • World Motor Vehicle Production Outlook
      • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • World Construction Overview
      • Table WORLD CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER PRICING TRENDS
  • REGIONAL OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Demand by Region
      • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY REGION
    • Production by Region
      • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • International Trade
      • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER NET EXPORTS BY REGION
  • PRODUCT OVERVIEW
    • General
      • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART IV-1 WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2014
    • Styrenic Block Copolymers
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD STYRENIC BLOCK COPOLYMER DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD STYRENIC BLOCK COPOLYMER DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers & Capacity
        • Table CHART IV-2 STYRENIC BLOCK COPOLYMER CAPACITY BY COUNTRY, 2014
    • Thermoplastic Polyolefins
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC POLYOLEFIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC POLYOLEFIN DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers
    • Polyolefin Elastomers
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD POLYOLEFIN ELASTOMER DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD POLYOLEFIN ELASTOMER DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers
    • Thermoplastic Polyurethanes
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC POLYURETHANE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC POLYURETHANE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers
    • Thermoplastic Vulcanizates
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC VULCANIZATE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC VULCANIZATE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers
    • Copolyester Elastomers
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD COPOLYESTER ELASTOMER DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD COPOLYESTER ELASTOMER DEMAND BY REGION
      • Suppliers
    • Other Thermoplastic Elastomers
      • Demand by Market
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS BY MARKET
      • Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS BY REGION
      • Suppliers
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • General
      • Table WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART V-1 WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2014
    • Motor Vehicles
      • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE MARKETS FOR THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS
    • Consumer Goods
      • Table WORLD CONSUMER GOODS MARKETS FOR THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS
    • Asphalt & Roofing
      • Table WORLD ASPHALT & ROOFING MARKETS FOR THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS
    • Adhesives, Sealants, &Coatings
      • Table WORLD ADHESIVE, SEALANT, &COATING MARKETS FOR THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS
    • Industrial Products
      • Table WORLD INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT MARKETS FOR THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER WORLD MARKETS FOR THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Economic Overview
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • North America: Thermoplastic Elastomer Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Table CHART VI-1 NORTH AMERICA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2014
    • United States
      • United States: Economic Overview
      • United States: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United States: Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED STATES: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Canada
      • Canada: Economic Overview
      • Canada: Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Canada: Market Outlook
        • Table CANADA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Economic Overview
      • Mexico: Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Mexico: Market Outlook
        • Table MEXICO: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Economic Overview
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Western Europe: Thermoplastic Elastomer Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Table CHART VII-1 WESTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2014
    • Germany
      • Germany: Economic Overview
      • Germany: Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Germany: Market Outlook
        • Table GERMANY: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • France
      • France: Economic Overview
      • France: Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • France: Market Outlook
        • Table FRANCE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Economic Overview
      • United Kingdom: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United Kingdom: Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Spain
      • Spain: Economic Overview
      • Spain: Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Spain: Market Outlook
        • Table SPAIN: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Italy
      • Italy: Economic Overview
      • Italy: Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Italy: Market Outlook
        • Table ITALY: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Economic Overview
      • Other Western Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • Asia/Pacific: Thermoplastic Elastomer Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Table CHART VIII-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2014
    • China
      • China: Economic Overview
      • China: Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • China: Market Outlook
        • Table CHINA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Japan
      • Japan: Economic Overview
      • Japan: Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Japan: Market Outlook
        • Table JAPAN: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: Economic Overview
      • South Korea: Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • South Korea: Market Outlook
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • India
      • India: Economic Overview
      • India: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • India: Market Outlook
        • Table INDIA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: Economic Overview
      • Taiwan: Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Taiwan: Market Outlook
        • Table TAIWAN: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Economic Overview
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Thermoplastic Elastomer Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table BRAZIL: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Economic Overview
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Thermoplastic Elastomer Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table RUSSIA: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Economic Overview
      • Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Market Outlook
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER SALES BY COMPANY, 2014
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART X-1 WORLD THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER MARKET SHARE, 2014
    • Technology & Manufacturing
      • Technology
      • Manufacturing
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Marketing & Distribution
      • Marketing
      • Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • Arkema SA
      • Asahi Kasei Corporation
      • BASF SE
      • Bayer AG
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • Celanese Corporation
      • Chi Mei Corporation
      • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
      • Dawn Group Company Limited
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • Dow Corning Corporation
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • EMS-Chemie Holding AG
      • En Chuan Chemical Industries Company Limited
      • Eni SpA
      • Exxon Mobil Corporation
      • Huntsman Corporation
      • INEOS Group AG
      • Keyuan Petrochemicals Incorporated
      • KRAIBURG Holding GmbH & Company KG
      • Kraton Performance Polymers Incorporated
      • Kumho Petrochemical Company Limited
      • Kuraray Company Limited
      • LCY Chemical Corporation
      • LG Chem Limited
      • LyondellBasell Industries NV
      • Mexichem SAB de CV
      • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
      • Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated
      • PolyOne Corporation
      • Repsol SA
      • Royal DSM NV
      • Schulman (A.) Incorporated
      • SIBUR Holding PAO
      • SO.F.TER. SpA
      • Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited
      • Teknor Apex Company
      • TSRC Corporation
      • Wanhua Chemical Group Company Limited
      • ZEON Corporation

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