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Global Bio based Polyurethane Market

Global Bio based Polyurethane Market

The market size for the bio-based polyurethane finished product was 1.63 million tons in 2013 and is expected to grow at a high rate during the forecast period 2017-2022. Bio-based polyurethane, which is a downstream derivative of crude oil with low cost, has a wide range of applications due to their chemical versatility and higher performance. Natural oil polyols (NOP) which are derived from vegetable oils like castor oil, soy oil, peanut oil and canola oil are key sources which react with diisocyanates with biomass in the production of bio-based polyurethane.
It is used in applications such as coating and paints, electronics, construction (building materials), vehicles, housing, furniture, shoe soles etc. and moreover the customers are beginning to prefer bio-based green products. The most of the demand for application of polyurethane is as foams of various types like flexible-foam, semi-rigid foam and rigid foam which are used in cars and 2-wheeler seats (flexible foam), for insulation (rigid foam) etc.
Growth in the global bio-based polyurethane market is mainly driven by increase in demand from construction industry in developing countries. Increase in demand for pre-set products in electronic appliances and automotive industry is also expected to boost the product demand globally. In addition, the ease government regulations towards the use of sustainable materials is also anticipated to drive the bio-based polyurethane market.
The high cost of the R&D activities for the development of bio-based polyurethane can act as a restraint on the growth of global bio-based polyurethane market. Development of the bio-based building materials for the construction activities could provide an opportunity to grow for the global bio-based polyurethane market.

AREAS WITH SCOPE FOR BIO-BASED POLYURETHANE
The geographic regions taken into consideration in this report are Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East & Africa. North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe are the major countries with more than 90% demand for bio-based polyurethane whereas Asia Pacific, South America, and Eastern Europe will have the bio-based polyurethane (PU) boom in coming decade with increasing population and also government’s encouraging regulations with the use of carbon-free elements has helped the industries to expand their market size. The Middle East has also witnessed a tremendous growth over few years. Continued investments and governments’ help in a positive way with regulations in bio-based polyurethane has caused a robust growth in the region.

NOTABLE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MARKET
In May 2017, Huntsman Corporation acquired one of the United Kingdom’s key independent formulators of MDI based systems, IFS Chemicals Limited. The acquisition of IFS will strengthen Huntsman differentiated downstream capabilities with more than 25 facilities worldwide.

Why purchase our Global bio-based polyurethane Market Report?
Will the boom in the construction and electronics industry aid in the growth of global bio-based polyurethane market?
Analyzing various perspectives of the market with the help of Porter’s five forces analysis
Impact of acquisition of IFS Chemicals Limited, a leading independent formulators of MDI based systems by Huntsman Corporation
Which product type of bio-based polyurethane will dominate the market?
Which of the regions will witness fastest growth during the forecast period?
Identify the latest developments, market shares and strategies employed by the major market players, such as:
BASF
Covestro
Biobased Technologies
DowDuPont
Lubrizol
Mitsui Chemicals

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1. Introduction
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Scope of the Report
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Current Market Overview
3.2 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
3.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Increase in Demand from Construction Industry in Developing Countries
4.1.2 Increase in Demand for Pre-set Products in Electronic Appliances and Automotive Industry
4.1.3 Increasing Public and Scientific Demand for Sustainable Materials
4.1.4 New Government Regulations being Drafted
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 High cost of R&D
4.2.2 Others
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Industrial Growth in Middle East & Africa
4.3.2 Developments in Bio-Based Building materials
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
5.1 By Product
5.1.1 Flexible
5.1.2 Semi-Rigid
5.1.3 Rigid
5.1.4 CASE
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Transportation & Automotive Industry
5.2.2 Footwear & Textile
5.2.3 Construction
5.2.4 Packaging
5.2.5 Furniture & Bedding
5.2.6 Electronics & Appliances
5.2.7 Others
6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
6.1 North America
6.1.1 United States
6.1.2 Canada
6.1.3 Mexico
6.1.4 Rest of North America
6.2 Europe
6.2.1 United Kingdom
6.2.2 Spain
6.2.3 Germany
6.2.4 France
6.2.5 Italy
6.2.6 Rest of Europe
6.3 Asia-Pacific
6.3.1 China
6.3.2 India
6.3.3 Japan
6.3.4 South Korea
6.3.5 ASEAN
6.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.4 Middle East & Africa
6.4.1 Saudi Arabia
6.4.2 South Africa
6.4.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa
6.5 South America
6.5.1 Brazil
6.5.2 Rest of South America
7. Policies & Regulations
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
8.2 Market Share Analysis
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
9. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, Recent Developments, and Analyst View)
9.1 Huntsman
9.2 BASF SE
9.3 DowDuPont
9.4 Covestro
9.5 Mitsui Chemicals
9.6 Lubrizol
9.7 Biobased Technologies
9.8 TSE Industries
9.9 Rampf group inc.
9.10 Johnson Controls Inc.
9.11 Woodbridge Foam Corporation
9.12 Tosoh
*List Not Exclusive
10. Disclaimer
**Subject to availability on public domain

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