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Thermally Conductive Plastics Market by Raw Material (PPS, PBT, PA, PC, PEI, PSU, & Others), by End-Use Industry (Electrical & Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Healthcare, Aerospace, & Others) - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020

Thermally Conductive Plastics Market by Raw Material (PPS, PBT, PA, PC, PEI, PSU, & Others), by End-Use Industry (Electrical & Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Healthcare, Aerospace, & Others) - Global Trends and Forecast to 2020

“Ease-of-customization and design flexibility is a prime factor for the growth of thermally conductive plastics market”
The global thermally conductive plastics market size (2015–2020) is estimated to reach USD 757.4 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 14.3%. The strong focus on customization and design flexibility is a prime factor for the growth of thermally conductive plastics market. Plastic materials are comparatively lighter than other alternative materials such as metals and ceramics and are easy-to-handle, customize, mold, have higher scratch resistance, thermal stability, impact strength, and resistance to abrasions. These are major drivers for the growth of thermally conductive plastics.


“Electrical & electronics is the largest end-use industry of thermally conductive plastics”
Thermally conductive plastics are used in various end-use industries such as electrical & electronics, automotive, industrial, heathcare, aerospace, and others. In 2015, the electrical & electronics segment accounted for the largest market share among all the end-use industries, in terms of volume, followed by automotive, industrial, and healthcare. Among all the end-use industries, heathcare is estimated to grow register the highest CAGR between 2015 and 2020.

“Rising demand from North America is the major driver for thermally conductive plastics “
In 2015, North America is estimated to account for the largest market share, in terms of volume, and is estimated to remain the market leader in next 5 years. Use of shale gas as raw material for producing polymers has lowered thermally conductive plastic price in the market and is boosting regional demand in the North America region is the major driving factor for the global thermally conductive plastics market. The U.S. led the demand for thermally conductive plastics due to increased demand of LED lightning in the last 2–3 years. Other emerging economies, such as China, India, Mexico, the markets in these countries are projected to grow rapidly.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and sub-segments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted.
The break-up of primary interviews is given below.
By Company Type - Tier 1 - 37 %, Tier 2 – 50 % and Others - 13 %
By Designation - C level - 50%, Director level - 31%, Others - 19%
By Region - North America - 38%, Europe - 36%, Asia-Pacific - 25%, RoW – 6%


The key companies profiled in this market research report are BASF SE (Germany), Covestro (Bayer MaterialScience) (Germany), Saint Gobain SA (France) Toray Industries Inc. (Japan), Royal DSM N.V. (The Netherlands), HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co.(Germany), RTP Company (U.S.), Celanese Corporation (U.S.), Polyone Corporation (U.S.), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), and Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation (Japan).

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

1. This report segments the thermally conductive plastics market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the sub-segments across the 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
    • SCOPE OF THE MARKET
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY AND PRICING
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET
    • THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA
    • LEADING COUNTRIES IN THE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET, 2014
    • THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET: DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING NATIONS
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET, BY TYPE
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF VARIOUS MATERIALS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
    • WINNING IMPERATIVES
      • PRODUCT INNOVATION AND CONTINUOUS R&D
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
  • THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET, BY RAW MATERIAL
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE (PPS)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN PPS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN PPS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • POLYAMIDE
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN POLYAMIDE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN POLYAMIDE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • POLYCARBONATE
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN POLYCARBONATE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN POLYCARBONATE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • PEI
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN PEI, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN PEI, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • POLYSULFONES
      • Table OTHER THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN POLYSULFONES, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN POLYSULFONES, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • PBT
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN PBT, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN PBT, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • OTHERS
      • Table OTHER THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE , BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHER THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE , BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
  • THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRICALS & ELECTRONICS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • AUTOMOTIVE
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • INDUSTRIAL
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • HEALTHCARE (MEDICAL DEVICES)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN HEALTHCARE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN HEALTHCARE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • AEROSPACE
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN AEROSPACE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN AEROSPACE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • OTHERS
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
  • THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table EUROPE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table EUROPE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END- USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END- USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.K.: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END- USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ITALY: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
    • ROW
      • Table ROW: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table ROW: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • Table ROW: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • MIDDLE EAST
        • Table MIDDLE EAST: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MIDDLE EAST: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (TON)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS ANALYSIS
    • KEY GROWTH STRATEGIES IN THE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS MARKET, 2010-2015
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2010-2015
      • EXPANSIONS
        • Table EXPANSIONS, 2010-2015
      • ACQUISITIONS
        • Table ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2015
      • AGREEMENTS & JOINT VENTURES
        • Table AGREEMENTS & JOINT VENTURES, 2010-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BASF SE
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • COVESTRO (BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE)
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SAINT-GOBAIN S.A.
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TORAY INDUSTRIES INC.
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ROYAL DSM N.V.
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MMM VIEW
    • CELANESE CORPORATION
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • HELLA KGAA HUECK & CO.
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • POLYONE CORPORATION
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • KANEKA CORPORATION
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING-PLASTICS CORPORATION
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • RTP COMPANY
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • RELATED REPORTS

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