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Global Polyurethane Market, (Flexible and Rigid Foam, PU, Adhesives, Sealants, Elastomers) Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Forecast 2014 – 2021

Global Polyurethane Market, (Flexible and Rigid Foam, PU, Adhesives, Sealants, Elastomers) Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Forecast 2014 – 2021

Polyurethane is a versatile material made from monomer units of urethane (carbamate), which sugarcane be converted in various forms such as Elastomer (synthetic rubber), thermosetting plastic, and thermoplastics. Most of the polyurethanes are made from the reaction of polyol and polyisocyanate, which do not melt when heated. Commercially methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and diisocyanate (TDI) are used for production of polyurethanes.Different types of polyurethanes such as flexible polyurethane foam, rigid polyurethane foam, thermoplastic polyurethanes and polyurethane binders are used in Automotive, building & construction, footwear, furniture & bedding, electronics etc. Raw materials used for the production are petrochemicals, which are derived from crude oil.

TDI and MDI, the commonly used isocynates are produced by many big players such as BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemicals, Sadara Group and many more. Because of the over supply of raw material, which is a factor of polyurethane production, the market is highly competitive, with Asia Pacific being the largest supplier of raw material for the production. The raw material price is not suitable because of the fluctuation in the price of crude oil.

Construction and Transportation show significant benefit from polyurethane in terms of energy efficiency. In building and construction, Polyurethane is used in polyurethane roof, wall and pipe insulation, which ensures that temperatures are maintained. Use of Polyurethane in cars and trucks leads to reduce vehicle weight, provides greater fuel economy. Polyurethane thermal insulation in electronic appliances are used to ensure energy efficiency of the units.

Companies profiled in this report include

1. BASF AG
2. Bayer AG
3. Air Products
4. The DOW Chemical Company
5. DSM
6. E.I. du Pont de Nemours And Company
7. Evonik Industries AG
8. Huntsman Corporation
9. Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
10. Rectiel SA
11. The Vita Group, UK
12. Woodbridge Foam Corporation

This report covers

  • The market growth from the period 2014-2021 in different countries and regions including coverage of regulations
  • The CAGR upto 2021 of market segments by application and type
  • Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Regional and Global Demand to understand the fastest growing markets and the factors for growth.
  • Insights and Analysis of the market
  • The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years.
  • Profiling of both established as well as upcoming companies in the market.
  • Tables, graphs and figures to for a better visceral understanding of the market
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This report provides detailed analysis of global Polyurethane market. This report includes a brief market overview, market share analysis, and current market size, future forecast and key strategies of market leader which provide complete market scenario to the marketers to confidently update their strategic and tactical plans.

Marketers need data on volume and value changes, brand dynamics and distribution trends in order to effectively plan strategies.

Furniture and bedding market is growing rapidly and captured largest market share. Demand is increasing due to Growth of automobile sector which consume almost 20% of global polyurethane.

Report includes detailed geographical analysis of Polyurethane market. Market analysis is done at country level to provide better understanding of the market. Market share analysis and value chain analysis of polyurethane market provides information about market participants.

Chap 1. Executive Summary
Chap 2. Market Overview
2.1. Value chain Analysis
2.1.1. Raw material suppliers
2.1.2. Manufacturers
2.1.3. Converters
2.1.4. Distributors
2.1.5. Retailers
2.1.6. End-Users
Chap 3. Sector Analysis (Petrochemicals & Polymers)
Chap 4. Market Determinants
4.1. Market Drivers
4.1.1. Increasing penetration in automotives & furniture industry
4.1.2. Multiple utility due to versatile properties
4.1.3. Increasing demand for energy efficiency
4.1.4. Innovative applications
4.1.5. Light Weight
4.2. Market Restraints
4.2.1. Degradation of PU waste is a major Environmental concern
4.2.2. Industry moving towards bio based PU
4.3. Market Opportunities
4.3.1. Polyurethane scores over metals in all aspects
4.3.2. Sharp correction in global crude oil and petroleum product prices
Chap 5. Competitive Landscape
5.1. Key market strategies in PU market
5.1.1. Innovations fueling the growth in the polyurethane market
5.1.2. Acquisitions to enhance product portfolio
5.1.3. Product launch
5.1.4. Expansion of production facilities in Asia Pacific
5.1.5. Increasing Investments to expand into new geographies
5.1.6. Joint ventures for faster growth
5.2. Market Share Analysis
Chap 6. Market Segmentation
6.1. Market Segmentation by Raw Material
6.1.1. Isocyanates
6.1.1.1. MDI
6.1.1.2. TDI
6.1.2. Polyols
6.2. Market Segmentation by type
6.2.1. Flexible Foam
6.3. Applications
6.3.1. Rigid Foam
6.4. Recycling
6.4.1. PU Coating
6.4.2. Adhesive & Sealants
6.4.3. Elastomers
6.5. Market Segmentation by application
6.5.1. Automotives
6.5.2. Building & Construction
6.5.3. Footwear
6.5.4. Furniture & Bedding
6.5.5. Electronics
6.5.6. Others
Chap 7. Global Polyurethane Market by Geography
7.1. Asia Pacific
7.1.1. China
7.1.2. Japan
7.1.3. India
7.1.4. Thailand
7.2. North America
7.2.1. U.S.
7.2.2. Canada
7.2.3. Government Regulations
7.3. Europe
7.3.1. *Rest of Europe
7.3.2. Germany
7.4. ROW
Chap 8. Company Profiling
8.1. Air Products
8.1.1. Overview
8.1.2. Product Portfolio
8.1.3. Strategic Moves
8.1.4. SCOT Analysis
8.2. BASF (Badishe Anilin and Soda Fabrik)
8.2.1. Overview
8.2.2. BASF- Product Portfolio
8.2.3. Strategic Moves
8.2.4. SCOT ANALYSIS
8.3. Bayer AG
8.3.1. Overview
8.3.2. Product Portfolio
8.3.3. Strategic Moves
8.3.4. SCOT Analysis
8.4. DSM
8.4.1. Overview
8.4.2. Product Portfolio
8.4.3. Strategic Moves
8.4.4. SCOT Analysis
8.5. The Dow Chemical Company
8.5.1. Overview
8.5.2. Product Portfolio
8.5.3. Strategic Moves
8.5.4. SCOT Analysis
8.6. E.I. du Pont de Nemours And Company
8.6.1. Overview
8.6.2. Product Portfolio
8.6.3. Strategic Moves
8.6.4. SCOT Analysis
8.7. Evonik Industries AG
8.7.1. Overview
8.7.2. Product Portfolio
8.7.3. Strategic Moves
8.7.4. SCOT Analysis
8.8. Huntsman Corporation
8.8.1. Overview
8.8.2. Product Portfolio
8.8.3. Strategic Moves
8.8.4. SCOT Analysis
8.9. Mitsui Chemicals Inc
8.9.1. Overview
8.9.2. Product Portfolio
8.9.3. Strategic Moves
8.9.4. SCOT Analysis
8.10. Recticel
8.10.1. Overview
8.10.2. Product Portfolio
8.10.3. Strategic Moves
8.10.4. SCOT Analysis
8.11. The Vita Group, UK
8.11.1. Overview
8.11.2. Product Table
8.11.3. STRATEGIC MOVES
8.11.4. SCOT Analysis
8.12. The Woodbridge Group
8.12.1. Overview
8.12.2. Product Portfolio
8.12.3. Strategic Moves
8.12.4. SCOT Analysis
Table List
1 Innovations in Polyurethane
2 Global Polyurethane market by types in $Billion (2013-2021)
3 - Comparison of specific heat capacity of different materials
4 Global Polyurethane market by applications in $Billion (2013-2021)
5 Polyurethane Automotive market by geography in $billion (2013-2021)
6 Polyurethane building & construction Market by geography in $billion (2013-2021)
7 Polyurethane footwear Market by geography in $billion (2013-2021)
8 Polyurethane furniture & bedding Market by geography in $billion (2013-2021)
9 Polyurethane Electronics Market by geography in $billion (2013-2021)
10 Global Petrochemical & Polymer Market by Geography in $billion (2013-2021)
11 Polyurethane Market in Asia Pacific in $Billion (2013-2021)
12 Polyurethane North America Market in $Billion (2013-2021)
13 European Petrochemical & polymer market in $billion (2013-2021)
Figures List
1 Polyurethane Market Share Analysis 2013
2 Polyurethane Market segment share by type (%) in 2013
3 Polyurethane Market share by applications (%) in 2014
4 Factors affecting Polyurethane Market
5 Value chain Analysis
6 Growth of different polymers in $billion (2013-2021)
7 Thermoplastic application market (%) in 2013
8 Thermosetting application market (%) in 2013
9 Global polymer market share by geography (%) in 2013
10 Polyurethane Market Share Analysis (%) for 2013
11 Diisocyanate Market Share by type (%) in 2013
12 Global MDI consumption by Application (%) in 2013
13 Global TDI Market by Application (%) in 2013
14 PU Market segmentation by types (%) in 2013.
15 Global PU Flexible Foam Market in $billion (2013-2021)
16 Global PU Flexible Foam Market in $billion (2013-2021)
17 PU Coating Market by Applications (%) in 2013
18 Global PU Coating Market in $billion (2013-2021)
19 Global PU adhesives market in $billion (2013-2021)
20 Global Consumption of Polyurethane Elastomers (%) by Geography in 2013
21 Global Polyurethane Elastomer market in $billion (2013-2021)
22 Polyurethane Automobile Market in $billion (2013-2021)
23 Polyurethane Building & Construction Market in $billion (2013-2021)
24 Polyurethane Footwear Market in $billion (2013-2021)
25 Polyurethane Furniture & Bedding Market in $billion (2014-2021)
26 Polyurethane Electronics Market in $billion (2014-2021)
27 Polyurethane Other Applications Market in $billion (2013-2021)
28 China polyurethane market in $billions (2013-2021)
29 Japan Polyurethane market in $billion (2013-2021)
30 Indian Polyurethane Market in $billion (2013-2021)
31 Thailand Polyurethane Market in $billion (2013-2021)
32 US Polyurethane market in $billion (2013-2021)
33 Canada Polyurethane market in $billion(2013-2021)
34 German polyurethane market

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