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Global Polyisobutylene Market 2016-2020

Global Polyisobutylene Market 2016-2020

About Polyisobutylene

PIB is a vinyl polymer similar to polyethylene and polypropylene in structure. It is an elastic, rubbery, semi-solid or viscous substance that ranges from colorless to light yellow. It is also odorless and tasteless.

In PIB, every other carbon is substituted with two methyl groups. PIB is made from isobutylene through cationic vinyl polymerization. It is manufactured in different forms, such as conventional PIB and HR-PIB.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global PIB market to grow at a CAGR of 4.68% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global PIB market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the total consumption of PIB across the world.

The market is divided into the following segments based on application:

  • Automotive
  • Additives
  • Others
Technavio's report, Global Polyisobutylene (PIB) Market 2016-2020, 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
  • BASF
  • Chevron Oronite
  • Daelim
  • INEOS Group
  • Lubrizol
  • TPC Group
Other prominent vendors
  • DOW Corning
  • Infineum
  • Braskem SA
  • Proteux Global Energy
  • Kothari Petrochemicals
Market driver
  • Growth in APAC
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Environmental concerns regarding PIB
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing popularity of PIB in photovoltaic panel systems
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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 Polyisobutylene (PIB) Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Polyisobutylene (PIB) Market: BASF, Chevron Oronite, Daelim, Ineos, Lubrizol and TPC

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: DOW Corning, Infineum, and Braskem

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Rising demand for eco-friendly, fuel-efficient, and durable PIB-based photovoltaic panels will have a positive impact on the market.”

According to the report, Europe dominated the market in 2015, accounting for a share of 39.23%. This was due to increased demand from the automotive segment for manufacturing tires, hoses, gaskets, and sound damping products. North America followed with a 30.93% market share and APAC contributed 23.92% in 2015.

Further, the report states that fluctuating raw material costs directly affect the revenue and profit margins of manufacturers.

Companies Mentioned

BASF, Chevron Oronite, Daelim, Ineos, Lubrizol, TPC, DOW Corning, Infineum, Braskem

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global PIB market
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Properties
    • Market outlook
    • Production process
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global PIB market: Overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global PIB market 2015-2020 (million metric tons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Market overview
      • Table Global PIB market by application 2015
      • Table Global PIB market by application 2020
    • Global PIB market for automotive applications
      • Table Global PIB market for automotive applications 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Global PIB market for additive applications
      • Table Global PIB market for additive applications 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Global PIB market for other applications
      • Table Global PIB market for other applications 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Market overview
      • Table Global PIB market by type 2015
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Global PIB market by region 2015
      • Table Global PIB market by region 2020
    • PIB market in Europe
      • Table PIB market in Europe 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • PIB market in North America
      • Table PIB market in North America 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • PIB market in APAC
      • Table PIB market in APAC 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • PIB market in ROW
      • Table PIB market in ROW 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
  • Market drivers
    • Table International car sales (in million units)
    • Table Global car production (in million units)
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Competitive landscape
      • Table Global PIB market: Competitive landscape
      • Table Global PIB market: Major importing countries 2014
      • Table Global PIB market: Major exporting countries 2014
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • BASF
      • Table BASF: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table BASF: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Chevron Oronite
      • Table Chevron Oronite: Product segmentation
    • Daelim
      • Table Daelim: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Daelim: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • INEOS Group
    • Lubrizol
      • Table Lubrizol: Product segmentation
    • TPC Group
      • Table TPC Group: Product segmentation
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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