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Global Engineering Plastics Market, Forecast to 2024

Global Engineering Plastics Market, Forecast to 2024

This research service analyses the market for global engineering plastics. The main segments covered by product types are ABS, Polycarbonate, polyamides, polyesters, POM , PMMA, and others. In terms of end-user applications the market has been segmented into electrical & electronics, automotive, medical, consumer goods, packaging, construction, and others. The global market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World (RoW). Major market drivers and restraints, regional demand outlook, application growth trends and product trends are also discussed. Unit shipment and revenue forecasts have been provided for each segment from 2014 to 2024. Competitive structure and market share data have been provided at individual levels and the top level. The competitive environment has been covered for each segment. The base year is 2017 and the forecast period ends at 2024.

Mega Trends: Urbanization is, by far, the most important factor for the growth of engineering plastics market. Rapid urbanization and rising purchasing power in Asia, particularly China, India and Southeast Asia, have resulted in booming demand for automobile, white goods, and infrastructure development. Urbanization and development of the region as a global manufacturing hub are the top reasons for high growth in Asia. Functionality and performance are the key determinants of materials in end-user industries. Weight optimization, without compromising on functionality, and safety are key features that auto manufacturers seek. The construction industry demands weather resistance, strength and life-span of at least 50 years. Evolving product specifications have led to demand of specially designed engineering plastics.

Influencing Factors: Automotive OEMs’ increasing focus on lightweighting has triggered new opportunities for plastics for the last two decades. The average plastic content of a vehicle has increased considerably over the years. Though plastics have penetrated interior and exterior applications to a large extent, under the hood is an area that still offers significant opportunities for growth. Engineering plastics with characteristics, such as toughness, abrasion resistance, chemical resistance, heat resistance and easy processability, will find increased applications in the automotive sector.

Regional Trends: Asia-Pacific is, by far, the largest consumer of engineering plastics; the region presents the most lucrative opportunity for future growth. The North American market is undergoing an economic revival, in addition to significant improvement in production. As most of the end-user applications are related to the economic wellbeing of an economy, the market is expected to grow at a moderate pace. The Western European market is likely to post a slower growth rate than the North American market over the short term due to sluggish economic growth. Moreover, the shift of electronics manufacturing to APAC may affect the market demand in this region.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Strategic Factsheet
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Overview-Definitions
    • Market Definitions-Geographic Scope
    • Major Market and Product Trends
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
    • Market Segmentation
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Engineering Plastics Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
      • Table Total Automotive Plastics Market: CO2 Emissions and Fuel Consumption Levels, Europe, 2015 and 2020
    • Regulatory Trends Supporting Weight Reduction in Automotive Vehicles
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
      • Table Average Crude Oil Price, Global, 2008-2017
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Engineering Plastics Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Demand Supply Scenario for Major Engineering Plastics
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by End-use Application
    • Revenue Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Revenue Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Revenue Forecast by End-user Segment Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-user Segment Discussion
    • Total Engineering Plastics Market-Opportunity Analysis by End-user Segment
    • Percent Unit Shipment Discussion by End-user Segment-Transportation
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: CAGR Comparison by Product Segment for Transportation, Global, 2017-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Discussion by End-user Segment-Electrical & Electronics
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: CAGR Comparison by Product Segment for Electrical & Electronics, Global, 2017-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Discussion by End-user Segment-Consumer Goods
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: CAGR Comparison by Product Segment for Consumer Goods, Global, 2017-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Discussion by End-user Segment-Construction
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: CAGR Comparison by Product Segment for Construction, Global, 2017- 2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Discussion by End-user Segment-Packaging
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: CAGR Comparison by Product Segment for Packaging, Global, 2017-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Discussion by End-user Segment-Medical
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: CAGR Comparison by Product Segment for Medical, Global, 2017-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Discussion by End-user Segment-Others
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Percent Unit Shipment by Product Segment for Others, Global, 2017
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total Engineering Plastics Market
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Competitive Environment
    • Value Chain
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
    • Company-Product Matrix
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Product Development to Capture New Application Markets and Product Differentiation
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Environment Friendly and Sustainable Product Offerings
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Expanding Production Capabilities in the APAC Region
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Mega Trends and Industry Convergence Implications
    • Impact of Mega Trends on the Engineering Plastics Market
      • Table Total Engineering Plastics Market: Mega Trend Impact, Global, 2017-2024
  • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective on the Engineering Plastics Market
    • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective
  • ABS Segment Analysis
    • ABS Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table ABS Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • ABS Segment-Snapshot
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table ABS Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • ABS Segment-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table ABS Segment: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table ABS Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table ABS Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by End-use Application
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • PC Segment Analysis
    • PC Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table PC Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • PC Segment-Snapshot
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table PC Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • PC Segment-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table PC Segment: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table PC Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table PC Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by End-use Application
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Polyamides Segment Analysis
    • Polyamides Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Polyamides Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Polyamides Segment-Snapshot
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Polyamides Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Polyamides Segment-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Polyamides Segment: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Product Type
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Polyamides Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table Polyamides Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by End-use Application
    • Market Share
    • Company-Product Matrix
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • PMMA Segment Analysis
    • PMMA Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table PMMA Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • PMMA Segment-Snapshot
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table PMMA Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • PMMA Segment-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table PMMA Segment: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table PMMA Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table PMMA Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by End-use Application
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Polyesters Segment Analysis
    • Polyesters Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Polyesters Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Polyesters Segment-Snapshot
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Polyesters Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Polyesters Segment-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Polyesters Segment: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Polyesters Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table Polyesters Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by End-use Application
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • POM Segment Analysis
    • POM Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table POM Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • POM Segment-Snapshot
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table POM Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • POM Segment-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table POM Segment: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table POM Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table POM Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by End-use Application
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Others Segment Analysis
    • Others Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Others Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Others Segment-Snapshot
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Others Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Others Segment-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Others Segment: Average Price Forecast, Global, 2014-2024
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Others Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application
      • Table Others Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by End-use Application, Global, 2014-2024
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by End-use Application
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

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