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Global Thermoplastic Elastomers Market 2017-2021

Global Thermoplastic Elastomers Market 2017-2021

About Thermoplastic Elastomers

Thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) possess both elastomeric and thermoplastic characteristics. They are produced from thermoplastics and elastomers and can be segregated based on their constituent materials. TPE can be remolded, reshaped, and recycled. Therefore, they are extensively used to replace conventional materials, such as polyvinylchloride (PVC), natural rubber, nitrile rubber (NBR), and ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) in major industries, including automotive, construction and infrastructure, consumer electronics and appliances, healthcare, packaging, and footwear industries globally.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global thermoplastic elastomers market to grow at a CAGR of 7.78% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global thermoplastic elastomers market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report analyzes business dimensions with an eye on individual growth trends and contribution of upcoming market segments

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Thermoplastic Elastomers 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
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec)
  • Dynasol
  • LCY Chemical
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • PolyOne
Other prominent vendors
  • Arkema
  • BASF
  • Covestro
  • DuPont
  • Evonik
  • Huntsman
  • TSRC
Market driver
  • Replacement of conventional materials
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Volatile raw material prices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing applications of thermoplastic copolyesters and TPVs
  • 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 Thermoplastic Elastomers Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global thermoplastic elastomers market: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), Dynasol, LCY Chemical, LyondellBasell Industries, and PolyOne.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Arkema, BASF, Covestro, DuPont, Evonik, Huntsman, and TSRC.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is increasing applications of thermoplastic copolyesters and TPVs. There is an increasing usage of copolyesters and TPVs over the other TPEs by automotive manufacturers in recent years. Although all types of TPEs can be used to replace natural rubber and EPDM in automotive applications, the majority of the manufacturers prefer copolyesters and TPVs over other counterparts. This is due to their superior chemical and physical properties, such as lightweight, abrasion resistance, and excellent electrical properties.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is replacement of conventional materials. TPEs are increasingly replacing conventionally used materials, such as EPDM (M-class), NBR, PVC, and conventional plastics in various applications, including automotive, electronics, healthcare, and packaging. The replacement of traditional materials with TPEs is significant in the automotive industry. Conventional materials are used in a range of applications, including sealing systems of door and window seals, and for manufacturing ancillaries of automotive interiors, such as instrument and door panels.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is volatile raw material prices. Constant fluctuations in the prices of raw materials used for manufacturing TPEs poses a challenge to the manufacturers. Styrene, butadiene, ethylene, and polypropylene, the major raw materials used for producing TPEs, are produced from petrochemicals, such as ethane, butane, propane, and naphtha. The price of these petrochemicals depends on the price of the crude oil.

Companies Mentioned

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), Dynasol, LCY Chemical, LyondellBasell Industries, PolyOne, Arkema, BASF, Covestro, DuPont, Evonik, Huntsman, TSRC.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Outlook
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global TPE market by revenue 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Market forecast by revenue: Global TPE market 2016-2021
      • Table Global TPE market by volume 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast by volume: Global TPE market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Global TPE market by product
      • Table Global TPE market by product 2016
      • Table Global TPE market by product 2021
    • Global styrenics market
      • Table Global styrenics market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global styrenics market 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global polyolefin blends and alloys market
      • Table Global polyolefin blends and alloys market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global polyolefin blends and alloys market 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global TPU market
      • Table Global TPU market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPU market 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global TPVs market
      • Table Global TPVs market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPVs market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global thermoplastic copolyester market
      • Table Global thermoplastic copolyester market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global thermoplastic copolyester market 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global thermoplastic polyamides market
      • Table Global thermoplastic polyamides market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global thermoplastic polyamides market 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Global TPE market by end-user
      • Table Global TPE market by end-user 2016
      • Table Global TPE market by end-user 2021
    • Global TPE market in automotive industry
      • Table Global TPE market in automotive industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPE market in automotive industry 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Global four wheelers market 2016-2021 (units in millions)
    • Global TPE market in construction and infrastructure industry
      • Table Global TPE market in construction and infrastructure industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPE market in construction and infrastructure industry 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global TPE market in consumer electronics and appliances industry
      • Table Global TPE market in consumer electronics and appliances industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPE market in consumer electronics and appliances industry 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global TPE market in healthcare industry
      • Table Global TPE market in healthcare industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPE market in healthcare industry 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global TPE market in packaging industry
      • Table Global TPE market in packaging industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPE market in packaging industry 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global TPE market in footwear and other industries
      • Table Global TPE market in footwear and other industries 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global TPE market in footwear and other industries 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Global footwear market 2014-2019 (units in billions)
  • Market segmentation by region
    • TPE market by region
      • Table Global TPE market by region 2016
      • Table Global TPE market by region 2021
    • TPE market in APAC
      • Table TPE market in APAC 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: TPE market in APAC 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • TPE market in Americas
      • Table TPE market in Americas 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: TPE market in Americas 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • TPE market in Europe
      • Table TPE market in Europe 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: TPE market in Europe 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • TPE market in ROW
      • Table TPE market in ROW 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: TPE market in ROW 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries in global TPE market
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Replacement of traditional materials by TPE in automotive applications
      • Table Global motor vehicle sales 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Impact of drivers on key regions
      • Table Impact of drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Global SBR market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Impact of challenges on key regions
      • Table Impact of challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increasing applications of thermoplastic copolyesters and TPVs
    • Growing investments in R&D
    • Incorporation of soft-touch TPE in consumer electronics and appliances
      • Table Advantages of soft-touch TPE in consumer electronics and appliances
    • Replacement of styrenic TPE by olefin-based copolymers
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
      • Table Buying criteria
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec)
      • Table Sinopec: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Sinopec: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Dynasol
      • Table Dynasol: Product segmentation 2015
      • Table Dynasol: Key products
    • LCY Chemical
      • Table LCY Chemical: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table LCY Chemical: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • LyondellBasell Industries
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • PolyOne
      • Table PolyOne: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table PolyOne: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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