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Expanded Polystyrene Market (EPS) by Type (White EPS, & Grey EPS), by Application (Building & Construction, Packaging, & Others) & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

Expanded Polystyrene Market (EPS) by Type (White EPS, & Grey EPS), by Application (Building & Construction, Packaging, & Others) & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

The report covers the expanded polystyrene market and further segments the market on the basis of type, application, and region. The market data for these types is given with respect to volume (kilotons) and value (USD million). The market size, in terms of value, of expanded polystyrene market is estimated to be USD 13.2 billion in 2015 and is projected to register a CAGR of about 6.03% between 2015 and 2020. The data mentioned in the report is based on the global demand in the expanded polystyrene market.

The market of expanded polystyrene has been examined by adopting the Porter’s Five Forces Analysis. This gives an idea about the current situation in the industry at the global level. The study also provides the value chain analysis with respect to the end-user industries. The value chain describes the key contributors to the expanded polystyrene market at different stages from raw material manufacturers, product manufacturers, to the end-use industries. It represents the top players which are contributing significantly to the expanded polystyrene industry.

The impact of the different market factors such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges are also illustrated in the report. The expanded polystyrene market is also segmented on the basis of type, application, and region.

Expanded Polystyrene is a fragmented and competitive market, with a large number of minor players, especially in China. The key players in this market are BASF SE (Germany), Total S.A. (France), Synthos S.A. (Poland), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) (Saudi Arabia), PJSC SIBUR HOLDING (Russia), Alpek SAB de CV (Mexico), ACH Foam Technologies, LLC (U.S.), Ineos Styrenics International SA (Switzerland), SUNPOR KUNSTSTOFF GmbH (Austria), and Synbra Holding B.V. (The Netherlands) among others. The key market players adopted multiple growth strategies to strengthen their market positions between 2010 and 2015. However, most players opted for organic growth through investments & expansions.

The report also presents a competitive landscape covering different strategies and developments such as mergers & acquisitions, investments and expansions, new product launches, agreements and collaborations, undertaken by the leading expanded polystyrene companies in the past few years. Furthermore, the major expanded polystyrene manufacturers are also profiled in the report.

Scope of the report
The expanded polystyrene market has been covered in detail in this report. In order to provide an all-round picture, the current market demand, and forecasts have also been included. The expanded polystyrene market is segmented as follows:

On the basis of type:
White EPS
Grey EPS

On the basis of Application:
Building & Construction
Packaging
Others (Automobile, Medical, Marine, and Sports & Leisure)

On the basis of region:
Asia-Pacific
Western Europe
North America
Rest of the World (RoW)

The market is further analyzed for key countries in each of these regions.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • SCOPE OF THE STUDY
      • REGIONAL SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
      • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TO REGISTER A HIGH GROWTH BETWEEN 2015 AND 2020
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET
    • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET-BY APPLICATIONS
    • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC
    • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SHARE, BY REGION
    • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY TYPE (2014)
    • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET-DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING NATIONS
    • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET DEMAND FROM ROW
    • LIFECYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET: BY TYPE
      • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET: BY APPLICATION
      • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET: BY REGION
    • EVOLUTION OF EPS FOAM
    • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MANUFACTURING PROCESS
      • PRE-EXPANSION
      • INTERMEDIATE MATURING AND STABILIZATION
      • EXPANSION AND FINAL MOLDING
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table MAJOR PLANNED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN CHINA
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
    • CHALLENGES
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE VS. MOLDED PULP
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE-CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
  • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • WHITE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE
      • Table WHITE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table WHITE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • GREY EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE
      • Table GREY EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table GREY EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • SILVER EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE
  • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
      • Table PROPERTIES OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE FOR BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION APPLICATION
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE IN BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE IN BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • PACKAGING
      • Table PROPERTIES OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE FOR PACKAGING APPLICATION
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE IN OTHERS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE IN OTHERS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table CHINA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table CHINA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table INDIA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table INDIA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table JAPAN: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table JAPAN: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table OTHERS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • WESTERN EUROPE
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table GERMANY: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table GERMANY: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • POLAND
        • Table POLAND: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table POLAND: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table POLAND: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table ITALY: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table ITALY: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table FRANCE: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table FRANCE: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table OTHERS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table U.S.: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table U.S.: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table CANADA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table CANADA: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table MEXICO: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table MEXICO: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ROW
      • Table ROW: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table ROW: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
      • Table ROW: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CENTRAL EUROPE & CIS
        • Table CENTRAL EUROPE & CIS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table CENTRAL EUROPE & CIS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table CENTRAL EUROPE & CIS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • MIDDLE EAST
        • Table MIDDLE EAST: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table MIDDLE EAST: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IMPORT & EXPORT TREND, 2009-2014 (KILOTONS)
        • Table BRAZIL: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table BRAZIL: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHERS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (KILOTONS)
        • Table OTHERS: EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS
    • ACH FOAM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC RECORDED THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DEVELOPMENTS IN EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET
    • INVESTMENTS & EXPANSIONS
      • Table INVESTMENTS & EXPANSIONS, 2010-2015
    • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
      • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2010-2015
    • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
      • Table MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BASF SE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TOTAL S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SYNTHOS SA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • KANEKA CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION (SABIC)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • PJSC SIBUR HOLDING
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ALPEK, S.A.B. DE C.V.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ACH FOAM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • INEOS STYRENICS INTERNATIONAL SA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SUNPOR KUNSTSTOFF GMBH
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SYNBRA HOLDING BV
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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