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Global EPDM Market 2017-2021

Global EPDM Market 2017-2021

About EPDM

Ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) is classified as a synthetic rubber as well as an elastomer, which is used in various applications including general and specialty purposes. It is made by forming blocks of ethylene and propylene, which act as a backbone for the long molecular chain of EPDM. The pendant diene is used in small amounts to chemically bind the chains during the vulcanized stem. EPDM rubber is resistant to many chemicals, UV, and ozone. This makes it suitable for outdoor use. The unique feature of EPDM is its stability in a wide range of temperatures. Due to this feature, the material can be stored and used in an environment where the temperature ranges between -20.2°F and 350.6°F. It has resistance to mild acids, alkalis, alcohols, detergents, ketones, silicone oil, and greases but it cannot be exposed to fuel. Thus, it is not recommended for applications in combination with petroleum oils and mineral.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global EPDM market to grow at a CAGR of 7.36% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global EPDM market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of EPDM.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global EPDM Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • ExxonMobil
  • Lion Elastomers
  • LANXESS
  • MITSUI CHEMICALS
Other prominent vendors
  • Covestro
  • Carlisle
  • Firestone Building Products
  • Jilin Xingyun Chemical
  • KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL
  • PetroChina
  • SK global chemical
Market driver
  • Growing demand for synthetic rubber
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Product limitations and lack of awareness
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increased production of bio-based EPDM
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global EPDM Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global EPDM market: The Dow Chemical Company, ExxonMobil, Lion Elastomers, LANXESS, and MITSUI CHEMICALS.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Covestro, Carlisle, Firestone Building Products, Jilin Xingyun Chemical, KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL, PetroChina, and SK global chemical.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Increased production of bio-based EPDM. The commercialization and production of bio-based EPDM will prove to be a positive trend for the global EPDM market. Bio-based products are derived from natural and biodegradable resources anticipated to experience a high demand owing to their eco-friendly nature and sustainability. Ethylene, one of the key raw materials of EPDM, is produced from ethanol, which is derived from sugarcane. Thus, EPDM is biodegradable and recyclable, thereby supporting an eco-friendly environment and this feature acts as a major driver for the global EPDM market. Moreover, bio-based EPDM reduces the dependence on fossil fuel, greenhouse gas emission, and carbon footprint. Due to the environmental rules in Germany, most of the industries prefer to use EPDM, triggering the market growth. LANXESS, a specialty chemicals company, is making efforts in manufacturing environment-friendly EPDM such as Keltan Eco manufactured from sugarcane.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Growing demand for synthetic rubber. The application of synthetic rubber is increasing owing to its extensive use in the automobile industry. Natural rubber or SBR can easily be affected by reactive entities in the atmosphere such as ozone. Therefore, it can be easily degraded. EPDM is more resistant to ozone than natural rubber. Another major reason for customers shifting to synthetic rubber from natural rubber is the fluctuating price of the latter.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Product limitations and lack of awareness. Although the favorable properties and recycling advantages of EPDM have made it compatible with a wide variety of applications, there are a few drawbacks due to its incompatibility. EPDM is not compatible with certain compounds such as aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons, concentrated acids, halogenated solvents, kerosene, and gasoline.

Companies Mentioned

The Dow Chemical Company, ExxonMobil, Lion Elastomers, LANXESS, MITSUI CHEMICALS, Covestro, Carlisle, Firestone Building Products, Jilin Xingyun Chemical, KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL, PetroChina, and SK global chemical.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table EPDM: Manufacturing process
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global EPDM market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global EPDM market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market 2016-2021
      • Table Global EPDM market 2016 and 2021 (kilotons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market 2016-2021
      • Table Split-up of infrastructure expenditure by emerging economies by 2019
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Overview: Global EPDM market by application
      • Table Global EPDM market by application 2016
      • Table Global EPDM market by application 2021
    • Global EPDM market for automotive
      • Table Global EPDM market for automotive 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market for automotive 2016-2021
      • Table Global motor vehicle sales 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Global EPDM market for molded goods
      • Table Global EPDM market for molded goods 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market for molded goods 2016-2021
    • Global EPDM market for building and construction
      • Table Global EPDM market for building and construction 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market for building and construction 2016-2021
    • Global EPDM market for lubricant additives
      • Table Global EPDM market for lubricant additives 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market for lubricant additives in 2016-2021
    • Global EPDM market for plastic modification
      • Table Global EPDM market for plastic modification in 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market for plastic modification 2016-2021
    • Global EPDM market for other applications
      • Table Global EPDM market for other applications 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EPDM market for other applications 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Overview: Global EPDM market by geography
      • Table Global EPDM market by geography 2016
      • Table Global EPDM market by geography 2021
    • EPDM market in APAC
      • Table EPDM market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: EPDM market in APAC 2016-2021
    • EPDM market in Europe
      • Table EPDM market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: EPDM market in Europe 2016-2021
    • EPDM market in North America
      • Table EPDM market in North America 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: EPDM market in North America 2016-2021
    • EPDM market in ROW
      • Table EPDM market in ROW 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: EPDM market in ROW 2016-2021
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global synthetic rubber market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global construction market 2016-2021 ($ trillions)
      • Table Global motor vehicle sales 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increased production of bio-based EPDM
      • Table Use of bio-based EPDM in under-the-hood automotive appliances
    • High degree of forward integration
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
    • Key market vendors
      • Table Key market vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • ExxonMobil
      • Table ExxonMobil: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table ExxonMobil: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • MITSUI CHEMICALS
      • Table Mitsui Chemical: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table MITSUI CHEMICALS: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • LANXESS
      • Table LANXESS: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table LANXESS: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Lion Elastomers
      • Table Lion Elastomers: Product offerings
    • The Dow Chemical Company
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table The Dow Chemical Company: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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