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Global Polyols Market 2018-2022

Global Polyols Market 2018-2022

About Polyols

Polyols are alcohol compounds with more than one hydroxyl functional groups. They are mainly used in the synthesis of polyurethanes, polyesters, and other polymer compounds.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global polyols market to grow at a CAGR of 8.81% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global polyols market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Polyols Market 2018-2022, 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
  • Cargill, Incorporated
  • DowDuPont
  • LANXESS
  • Mitsui Chemicals
  • Shell International
Market driver
  • Increasing demand for polyols in the automotive and construction industries
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Volatile prices of raw materials
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Use of alternative blowing agents
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Segments of the global polymer market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Global polyols market - Market size 2017
      • Table Classification of polymeric polyols
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global polyols market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global polyols market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation by application
      • Table Global polyols market by application - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by application
      • Table Comparison by application
    • Global polyols market by flexible polyurethane foams - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global polyols market by flexible polyurethane foams - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global polyols market by flexible polyurethane foams - Year-over-year growth 2018- 2022 (%)
      • Table Types of flexible polyurethane foam and its applications
    • Global polyols market by rigid polyurethane foams - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global polyols market by rigid polyurethane foams - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global polyols market by rigid polyurethane foams - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global polyols market by CASE - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global polyols market by CASE - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global polyols market by CASE - Year-over-year growth 2017-2021 (%)
    • Market opportunity by application
      • Table Market opportunity by application
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Segmentation by type
      • Table Global polyols market by type - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by type
      • Table Comparison by application
    • Global polyols market by polyether polyols - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global polyols market by polyether polyols - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global polyols market by polyether polyols - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global polyols market by polyester polyols - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global polyols market by polyester polyols - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global polyols market by polyester polyols - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by type
      • Table Market opportunity by type
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global polyols market - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Polyols market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Polyols market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Polyols market in APAC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Polyols market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Polyols market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Polyols market in EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Polyols market in the Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Polyols market in the Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Polyols market in the Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global automotive production (million units)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Use of alternative blowing agents
    • Innovation in polyurethane foams
    • Increasing demand for bio-based polyols
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • BASF
      • Table BASF - Vendor overview
      • Table BASF - Business segments
      • Table BASF - Organizational developments
      • Table BASF - Geographic focus
      • Table BASF - Segment focus
      • Table BASF - Key offerings
    • Cargill, Incorporated
      • Table Vendor overview - Cargill, Incorporated
      • Table Cargill, Incorporated - Business segments
      • Table Cargill, Incorporated - Organizational developments
      • Table Cargill, Incorporated - Geographic focus
      • Table Cargill, Incorporated - Key offerings
    • DowDuPont
      • Table DowDuPont - Vendor overview
      • Table DowDuPont - Business segments
      • Table DowDuPont - Organizational developments
      • Table DowDuPont - Geographic focus
      • Table DowDuPont - Segment focus
      • Table DowDuPont - Key offerings
    • LANXESS
      • Table LANXESS - Vendor overview
      • Table LANXESS - Business segments
      • Table LANXESS - Organizational developments
      • Table LANXESS - Geographic focus
      • Table LANXESS - Segment focus
      • Table LANXESS - Key offerings
    • Mitsui Chemicals
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals - Vendor overview
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals - Business segments
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals - Organizational developments
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals - Geographic focus
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals - Segment focus
      • Table Mitsui Chemicals - Key offerings
    • Shell International
      • Table Shell International - Vendor overview
      • Table Shell International - Business segments
      • Table Shell International - Organizational developments
      • Table Shell International - Geographic focus
      • Table Shell International - Segment focus
      • Table Shell International - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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