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Polymer Foam Market by Type (PU, PS, PVC, Phenolic, Polyolefin, Melamine, and Other), by Application (Packaging, Building & Construction, Furniture & Bedding, Automotive, and Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Row) - Global Forec

Polymer Foam Market by Type (PU, PS, PVC, Phenolic, Polyolefin, Melamine, and Other), by Application (Packaging, Building & Construction, Furniture & Bedding, Automotive, and Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Row) - Global Forecasts to 2021

“Diverse range of application a prime factor for the growth of polymer foam market”
The global polymer foam market (2016–2021) is estimated to reach USD 171.96 billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 8.5%. Environment regulations set for different industry sectors, such as building & construction, furniture & bedding, packaging and other sectors facilitate the growth of foams.

“Building & Construction the largest application of polymer foam market”
Polymer foams are used in various applications such as packaging, building & construction, furniture & bedding, automotive, and others. In 2015, the building & construction application segment is estimated to account for the largest market share among all the applications, in terms of volume, while automotive application is estimated to register the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2021, followed by packaging application.

“Rising demand from Asia-Pacific the major driver for polymer foam market”
In 2016, Asia-Pacific is estimated to account for the largest market share, in terms of volume, and is projected to register the highest CAGR between 2016 and 20201. The robust demand in Asia-Pacific is the major driver of the polymer foam market. China led the foam demand owing to increased manufacturing and assembling of vehicles in the past 2–3 years. It is also the largest consumer of polymer foam at the global level. Other emerging economies such as Brazil, India, and Mexico are projected to have a positive future in this market.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted.
The break-up of primary interviews is given below.
By Company Type - Tier 1 - 56%, Tier 2 – 33% and Others - 11%
By Designation - C level - 44%, Director level - 33%, others - 22%
By Region - North America - 28%, Europe - 33%, Asia-Pacific - 26%, RoW – 13%

The key companies profiled in this market research report are Arkema (France), Armacell International S.A. (Luxembourg), BASF SE (Germany), Borealis AG (Austria), JSP Corporation (Japan), Recticel (Belgium), Rogers Corporation (U.S.), Sealed Air (U.S.), Sekisui Alveo AG (Switzerland), Woodbridge Foam Corporation (Canada), Synthos S.A. (Poland), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Ineos Styreneic International S.A. (Switzerland), Foam Partner Company (Switzerland), and Zotefoams Plc (U.K.).

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:

1. This report segments the polymer foam market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the subsegments across different verticals and regions.

2. The report helps stakeholders to understand the pulse of the market and provides them with information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.

3. This report will help stakeholders to understand the competitors and gain more insights to better their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes new product developments, partnerships, and mergers & acquisitions.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
    • SECONDARY DATA
      • KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES
    • PRIMARY DATA
      • KEY DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES
      • KEY INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
      • BREAKDOWN OF PRIMARY INTERVIEWS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SNAPSHOT (2016 VS. 2021)
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MARKET PLAYERS
    • POLYMER FOAM MARKET GROWTH - BY TYPE, 2016-2021
    • POLYMER FOAM MARKET: DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING NATIONS
    • POLYMER FOAM MARKET SHARE, BY APPLICATION AND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • CHINA AND U.S. DOMINATED THE GLOBAL POLYMER FOAM MARKET
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY FOAM TYPE
        • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SEGMENTATION, BY FOAM TYPE
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SEGMENTATION, BY APPLICATION
      • BY REGION
    • DRIVERS
      • AUTOMOTIVE, PACKAGING, AND FURNITURE & BEDDING APPLICATIONS TO DRIVE THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET
      • HIGH DEMAND FOR POLYMER FOAM FROM ASIA-PACIFIC
      • ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY AND ENERGY CONSERVATION
    • RESTRAINTS
      • VOLATILITY IN RAW MATERIAL PRICES
    • OPPORTUNITIES
      • GROWING DEMAND FOR BIO-BASED POLYOLS
      • GROWING DEMAND FOR CARBON DIOXIDE-BASED POLYOLS
    • CHALLENGES
      • HIGH PRICING PRESSURE
      • STRINGENT REGULATORY APPROVALS REQUIRED FOR PRODUCTION
  • 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
  • POLYMER FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • POLYURETHANE FOAM
      • Table PU FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table PU FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • POLYSTYRENE FOAM
      • Table PS FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table PS FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • PVC FOAM
      • Table PVC FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table PVC FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • PHENOLIC FOAM
      • Table PHENOLIC FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table PHENOLIC FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • POLYOLEFIN FOAM
      • Table PO FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table PO FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • MELAMINE FOAM
      • Table MELAMINE FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table MELAMINE FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • OTHER FOAMS (SILICONE AND PVDF)
      • Table OTHER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table OTHER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
  • POLYMER FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • PACKAGING
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • FURNITURE & BEDDING
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN FURNITURE & BEDDING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN FURNITURE & BEDDING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • AUTOMOTIVE
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • OTHERS
      • AVIATION & AEROSPACE
      • WIND ENERGY
      • MARINE
        • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
  • POLYMER FOAM MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table U.S.: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table U.S.: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table U.S.: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table U.S.: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE 2014-2021 (VOLUME AND VALUE)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE 2014-2021 (VOLUME AND VALUE)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE 2014-2021 (VOLUME AND VALUE)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table GERMANY TO DOMINATE POLYMER FOAM MARKET IN EUROPE DURING FORECAST PERIOD
      • Table EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table GERMANY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table GERMANY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE 2014-2021 (VOLUME AND VALUE)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE 2014-2021 (VOLUME AND VALUE)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE 2014-2021 (VOLUME AND VALUE)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • SPAIN
        • Table SPAIN: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA.: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table CHINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table CHINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table CHINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table CHINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • SINGAPORE
        • Table SINGAPORE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • INDONESIA
        • Table INDONESIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table REST OF ASIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
    • ROW
      • Table ROW: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table ROW: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table ROW: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • Table ROW: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
      • Table ROW: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY FOAM TYPE, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table BRAZIL: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD BILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (MILLION TON)
        • Table BRAZIL: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
      • OTHERS COUNTRIES
        • Table OTHERS: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE (VOLUME AND VALUE), 2014-2021
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
    • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH
      • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH, 2010-2016
    • MERGER & ACQUISITION
      • Table MERGER & ACQUISITION, 2010-2016
    • INVESTMENT & EXPANSION
      • Table INVESTMENT & EXPANSION, 2010-2016
    • JOINT VENTURE, PARTNERSHIP, CONTRACT, AND AGREEMENT
      • Table JOINT VENTURE, PARTNERSHIP, CONTRACT, AND AGREEMENT, 2010-2016
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • BASF SE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • RECTICEL GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ROGERS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • WOODBRIDGE FOAM CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARKEMA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARMACELL INTERNATIONAL S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • BOREALIS AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • JSP CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SEALED AIR CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SEKISUI ALVEO AG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ZOTEFOAMS PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SYNTHOS S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • INEOS STYRENICS INTERNATIONAL SA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • FOAM PARTNER GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • Table INVESTMENT & EXPANSION
      • Table MERGER & ACQUISITION
      • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH
      • Table JOINT VENTURE, PARTNERSHIP, CONTRACT, AND AGREEMENT
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS

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