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全球聚合物泡沫材料市場

Polymeric Foams

出版商 Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 商品編碼 236753
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全球聚合物泡沫材料市場 Polymeric Foams
出版日期: 2017年09月01日 內容資訊: 英文 536 Pages
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本報告詳細調查全球聚合物發泡材料市場,以2015-2022年期間為對象,依產品種類(聚烯烴泡沫材料、聚丙烯泡沫材料、聚苯乙烯泡沫材料、聚氨酯泡沫材料、PVC泡沫材料及其他泡沫材料)進行預測,並依地區(美國、加拿大、日本、歐洲、亞太地區、中南美洲、其他地區)分別考察其現況,彙整分析過去5年來的市場變化數據與蒐集194間大小型進場企業檔案等競爭環境的調查情報。

第1章 介紹、調查方式、產品定義

  • 調查可信度與報告範圍
  • 免責事項
  • 數據解釋與報告層級
    • 定量分析技法與分析
  • 產品定義與調查範圍
    • 聚烯烴泡沫材料
    • 聚丙烯泡沫材料
    • 聚苯乙烯泡沫材料
    • 聚氨酯泡沫材料
    • PVC泡沫材料

第2章 執行摘要

  • 產業概要
    • 聚合物泡沫材料需求加速了終端應用市場的再生活力
    • 與全球景氣密切連動的成長展望
    • 新興市場 - 成長最前線
    • 都市化傾向與中產階級的增加 - 替開發中國家帶來正面影響的因子
    • 競爭環境
    • 在聚合物泡沫材料全球市場活躍的大企業
    • M&A(合併與收購)活動的激增
    • 聚合物泡沫材料全球市場中代表性併購案例(2014-2017年)
  • 市場動向、成長促進要素、課題
    • 建築、建設領域的聚合物泡沫材料 - 前景看好
    • 有利聚合物泡沫材料需求的建設業復甦
    • 建築物翻新刺激了對聚合物泡沫隔熱材料的需求
    • 對能源效率的迫切需要促進了對隔熱技術的需求
    • 滿足降低溫室氣體排放的目標 - 隔熱材料市場的促進因素
    • 建築用隔熱材料市場 - 考察
    • 環保建築 - 對聚合物泡沫材料而言前景看好
    • 市場
    • 住宅及商業設施的建設活動增加,有利於聚合物泡沫材料在傢俱市場的需求
    • 床墊 - 聚合物泡沫材料的主要市場
    • 包裝用途對聚合物泡沫材料的持續需求
    • 座墊材料 - 聚合物泡沫材料的高度成長市場
    • 汽車泡沫材料市場 - 重視安全與舒適
    • 彈性聚氨酯泡沫材料在汽車零件領域中找到廣泛用途
    • 車輛增產計畫有助於推動汽車產業對聚合物泡沫材料的需求
    • 航太產業維持最有潛力的終端應用業種寶座
    • 對環境友善的替代品獲得好評
    • 泡沫材料產業面臨發泡劑的選擇問題
    • 聚合物泡沫材料在藥物運送系統裡尋求立身之地
    • 應用案例 - 聚合物泡沫材料在藥物運送的應用
    • 使用塑膠的環境問題 - 重要課題
  • 主要產品領域的驗證
    • 聚氨酯泡沫材料支配了聚合物泡沫材料市場
    • 亞太地區領導了聚氨酯泡沫材料的消費
    • 硬質及軟質泡沫材料的豐富用途促進了市場擴大
    • 聚氨酯的技術革新與進步 - 成長先鋒
    • 彩色聚氨酯泡沫材料市場 - 美化產品外觀
    • 聚氨酯泡沫材料的輕巧及耐用度促進在航太領域的需求
    • 噴霧式聚氨酯泡沫材料市場 - 重視減低建築的能源使用促進市場成長
    • 微型聚氨酯泡沫材料市場 - 對輕量材料的要求促進成長
    • 聚氨酯的全球市場 - 概要
    • 聚苯乙烯泡沫材料 - 在隔熱材料方面的應用促進成長
    • 聚烯烴泡沫材料 - 運動用品、汽車應用方面大有商機
    • 聚丙烯泡沫材料市場 - 在成長曲線上
    • 聚乙烯泡沫材料 - 支撐市場發展的用途多樣性
  • 產品概要
    • 聚合物
    • 聚合物的分類
      • 熱塑性塑膠
      • 熱固樹脂
      • 混合型樹脂
    • 聚合物泡沫材料 - 前言
    • 支配性泡沫材料及其用途
    • 聚烯烴
    • 概要
    • 聚烯烴種類
      • 聚乙烯
      • 聚丙烯
      • 烯烴
      • 共聚酯
      • 聚烯烴泡沫材料
      • 聚烯烴泡沫材料交叉鏈結
    • 終端應用
      • 運動
      • 家電
      • 建設
      • 船舶
      • 醫療
      • 鞋子
      • 包裝
      • 運輸
    • 聚乙烯泡沫材料
      • 非交叉鏈結聚乙烯
      • 交叉鏈結聚乙烯
    • 聚丙烯泡沫材料
    • 聚苯乙烯泡沫材料
    • 聚苯乙烯
    • 聚苯乙烯泡沫材料
      • 擴張性聚苯乙烯泡沫材料(保麗龍)
      • 擠壓式聚苯乙烯泡沫材料
    • 聚氨酯泡沫材料
    • 應用
      • 聚氨酯在低溫食品物流中所扮演的角色
    • 製造過程
      • 異氰酸酯
      • 多元醇
      • 聚醚
      • 多元酯
      • 二苯甲烷二異氰酸鹽(MDI) - 重要材料
      • 甲苯二異氰酸酯(TDI)
      • 二苯甲烷二異氰酸鹽(MDI) 與甲苯二異氰酸酯(TDI)的比較
    • 軟質聚氨酯泡沫材料
    • 環境法規
    • 聚丙烯轉換
    • PVC泡沫材料
  • 代表性聚合物泡沫材料的概要 - 產品、應用
  • 發泡劑 - 概論
  • 產品開發與發售
  • 最新產業動向
  • 主要企業
  • 全球市場展望

第3章 市場

  • 美國
  • 加拿大
  • 日本
  • 歐洲
    • 法國
    • 德國
    • 義大利
    • 英國
    • 西班牙
    • 俄國
    • 其他歐洲國家
  • 亞太地區
    • 中國
    • 印度
    • 其他亞太地區國家
  • 中南美洲
    • 巴西
    • 其他中南美國家
  • 其他地區

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目錄
Product Code: MCP-1174

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polymeric Foams in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 194 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Abriso NV
Achilles Corporation
American Excelsior Company
Armacell International SA
BASF SE
Boyd Corporation

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
    • Polyolefin Foams
    • Polypropylene Foams
    • Polystyrene Foams
    • Polyurethane Foams
    • PVC Foams

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Resurgent Activity in End-Use Markets to Propel Demand for Polymer Foams
    • Table 1: Global Polymer Foam Market by End-Use Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotive, Building & Construction, Footwear, Furniture & Interiors, Packaging, Refrigeration, Sports & Recreational Goods, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Growth Prospects Closely Tied to Global Economic Situation
    • Table 2: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2016-2018P): Breakdown by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Emerging Markets: At the Forefront of Growth
  • Urbanization Trend & Growing Middle Class Population - Factors with Positive Impact on Developing Economies
    • Table 3: World Urban Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: Degree of Urbanization Worldwide: Urban Population as a % of Total Population by Geographic Region for the Years 1990, 2014 & 2050 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: Global Middle Class Population (in Millions) by Geographic Region: 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Leading Players in the Global Polymeric Foams Market
  • Surge in M&A Activity
  • Select M&A Deals in the Global Polymeric Foams Market (2014-2017)

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & GROWTH DRIVERS

  • Polymer Foams in Building & Construction Sector Favorable Prospects
    • Table 6: Growing Insulation Market Drives Demand for Polymer Foam: World Insulation Market - Breakdown of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe, Japan, Latin America, Middle East and the US for 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: Global Insulation Market (2015 & 2020) - Breakdown of Annual Sales (in US$ Million) by Product Segment for Fiberglass Insulation, Foamed Plastics Insulation, Mineral Wool Insulation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Recovering Construction Activity to Benefit Demand for Polymeric Foams
    • Table 8: World Construction Industry Size (in US$ Trillion) for the Year 2010, 2016, 2020 & 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector: 2013-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: Global Construction Market by Region (2015 & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Construction Spending for Asia, Western Europe, North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Middle East (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: Construction Spending in Select Countries for 2015 (in US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Building Renovations to Boost Demand for Polymer Foam Insulation
  • Pressing Need for Energy Efficiency Drives Demand for Insulating Technologies
  • Meeting Greenhouse Gas Emission Targets Demand Driver for Insulation Market
  • Building Insulation Market: An Insight
    • Table 12: Global Building Insulation Market by Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Plastic Foam, Wool and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Green Buildings: Favorable Prospects for Polymer Foams
  • Polymer Foams Demand in Furniture Market Favored by Improving Residential & Commercial Construction Activity
  • Mattresses: A Major Market for Polymer Foams
    • Table 13: Global Mattresses Market by Geographic Region (2015 & 2020) - Breakdown of Annual Sales (in US$ Million) for Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Canada, Europe, Japan, Latin America, Rest of World and the US (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Increasing Demand for Specialty Mattresses: Opportunity for Growth
    • 100% Latex Bedding Sales Race Ahead of Air and Memory Foam Beds
    • Innovative Solutions Prop Up Foam Industry
    • Reticulated Foams for Better Airflow
  • Sustained Demand for Polymer Foams in Packaging Applications
    • Table 14: Global Protective Packaging Market by Geographic Region (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Seating: A High-Growth Market for Polymeric Foams
  • Automotive Foams Market: Focus on Safety & Comfort
  • Flexible PU Foam Finds Widespread Applications in Automotive Parts
    • Table 15: Breakdown of Plastic Usage in an Average Car (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Projected Increase in Vehicle Production to Spur Demand for Polymer Foams in Automotive Industry
    • Table 16: Projected Increase in Automotive Production to Aid Polymer Foams Market: Global Production of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles (in '000 Units) for 2017E and 2020P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Aerospace Remains a Potential End-Use Vertical
  • Eco-Friendly Alternatives Find Prominence
  • Foam Industry Confronted by Issue of Choice of Blowing Agents
  • Polymeric Foams Exploring Use in Drug Delivery Systems
  • Use Cases: Polymeric Foams in Drug Delivery
    • For Increasing Release Rate
    • In Floating Oral Dosages
    • Physical Blowing Agents (PBA) as Fugitive Plasticizers
    • As Intermediate Products
  • Environmental Concerns over Plastic Use - A Major Issue

3. A REVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS

  • Polyurethane Foam Dominates Polymeric Foam Market
    • Table 17: Global Polyurethane Foams Market by End-Use Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for Bedding, Cushioning, Insulation, Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Asia-Pacific Leads Consumption of PU Foams
  • Myriad Applications of Rigid and Flexible Foams Drive Market Adoption
    • Table 18: Global Polyurethane Foams Market by Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Rigid PU Foams and Flexible & Spray PU Foams (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: Global Rigid PU Foams Market by Geographic Region (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: Global Rigid PU Foams Market by Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded Foam Parts, Slabstock Polyester, and Slabstock Polyether (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Flexible PU Foam Renders High-Quality Cushioning
      • Key Benefits of Flexible PU Foam in Select Applications: A Snapshot
    • Rigid PU Foam Renders Top-Class Insulation
  • Polyurethane Innovations and Advancements: Spearheading Growth
    • Focus on 'Green' Polyurethane Foams
    • Bio-Based Polyurethane
    • Infinergy: The First E-TPU
    • PURe Liner: An Innovative Technology for PU Production
  • Colored PU Foams Market: Improving Aesthetics of Products
  • Lightweight and Durability of PU Foams Spur Demand in Aerospace Sector
  • Spray Polyurethane Foam Market: Focus on Reducing Energy Usage in Buildings to Drive Market Growth
    • Table 21: Global Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Market by Geographic Region (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: Leading SPF Production Countries Worldwide (2015): Ranked by Production Volume (Million lbs) for Canada, China, Japan and USA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Closed Cell Spray Foam: The Widely Used SPF Variant
    • Open Cell Spray Foam: Ideal for Less Demanding Applications
  • Microcellular Polyurethane Foam Market: Demand for Lightweight Materials to Fuel Growth
  • Global Polyurethanes Market: An Overview
    • Table 23: Global Polyurethane Production by Product Category (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Adhesives, Binders, Coatings, Elastomers, Flexible Foam, Rigid Foam and Sealants (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: World Rigid Foam Market by Raw Material Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Additives, PMDI, Polyester Polyols and Polyether Polyols (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: World Flexible Foam Market by Raw Material Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Additives, MMDI, PMDI, Polyester Polyols, Polyether Polyols and TDI (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: World Polyurethane Market by End-Use Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Appliances, Building & Construction, Furniture & Bedding, Machinery & Foundry, Packaging, Transportation & Marine and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polystyrene Foam: Growth Driven by Use in Insulation Products
    • Table 27: Global Polystyrene Foams Market by End-Use Sector (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Building & Construction, Insulation, Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polyolefin Foams: Opportunities in Sports Goods & Automotive Applications
    • Table 28: Global Polyolefin Foams Market by Foam Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for EPP Beads, EVA Foams, Non-XLPE Foams, PP Foams and XLPE Foams (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: Global Polyolefin Foams Market by End-Use Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Automotive, Building & Construction, Footwear, Medical, Protective Packaging, Sports & Recreational and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: Global Polyethylene Foams Market by End-Use Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Automotive, Building & Construction, Medical, Protective Packaging, Sports & Recreational and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: Global Polypropylene Foams Market by End-Use Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Automotive, Building & Construction, Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polypropylene Foams Market on the Growth Curve
  • Polyethylene Foams: Diverse Applications Aid Market Growth

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Polymers
  • Classification of Polymers
    • Thermoplastics
    • Thermosets
    • Hybrid Plastics
  • Polymeric Foams: An Introduction
  • Predominant Foam Materials and their Applications
  • Polyolefins
  • Overview
  • Types of Polyolefins
    • Polyethylene
    • Polypropylene
    • Olefins
    • Copolyesters
    • Polyolefin Foams
  • Cross Linked Polyolefin Foams
  • End-Use Applications
    • Sports
    • Appliances
    • Construction
    • Marine
    • Medical
    • Footwear
    • Packaging
    • Transportation
  • Polyethylene Foams
  • Non Cross-Linked Polyethylene
  • Cross-Linked Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene Foams
  • Polystyrene Foams
  • Polystyrene
  • Polystyrene Foam
    • Expanded Polystyrene Foam
    • Extruded Polystyrene Foam
  • Polyurethane Foams
  • Applications
    • Role of Polyurethane in Cold Food Chain
  • Production Process
    • Isocyanates
    • Polyols
    • Polyethers
    • Polyesters
    • Diphenylmethane Diisocyanate: A Key Raw Material
      • Chemical Composition
      • Properties
      • Polymeric MDI
      • Applications of MDI
    • Toluene Diisocyanate
    • MDI and TDI - A Comparison
  • Flexible Polyurethane Foam
  • Environmental Regulations
  • The Polypropylene Switch
  • PVC Foams

5. OVERVIEW OF SELECT POLYMER FOAMS: FOCUS ON PRODUCTS AND USES

  • Rigid PU Foam Products and Uses
  • Rigid Domestic Freezer and Refrigerator Insulation
    • Production Process
    • Other Applications
      • Production Process
    • Construction - Boardstock/Flexible-Faced Lamination
    • Construction and Transport: Sandwich Panels
      • Products and Uses
      • Production Process
    • Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation
      • Products and Uses
      • Production Process
    • Other Rigid Polyurethane Foam Uses
      • Slabstock
      • Product Uses
      • Production Process
      • Preformed Pipe/Pipe-In-Pipe
      • Products and Uses
      • Production Process
      • One Component Polyurethane Foam
      • Production Process
  • Flexible Polyurethane Foams
  • Slabstock Foams
    • Products and Uses
    • Production Process
  • Molded Foams
    • Products and Uses
    • Production Process
  • Integral Skin and Miscellaneous Foams
    • Products and Uses
      • RIM
      • Integral Skin
      • Non-Insulation Rigid
    • Production Process
  • Extruded Polystyrene
  • Extruded Polystyrene Sheet
    • Products and Uses
    • Production Process
  • Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Board
    • Products and Uses
    • Production Process
  • Polyolefin Foams
  • Products and Uses
    • Sheet Products
    • Tubular Products
    • Plank Products
  • Production Process
    • Sheet Products
    • Tubular Products
    • Plank Products
  • Phenolic Foams
  • Products and Uses
  • Production Process
    • Continuous Processes
    • Discontinuous Processes

6. BLOWING AGENTS: A REVIEW

  • Overview
  • Exothermic Blowing Agents
  • Endothermic Blowing Agents
  • Adding Blowing Agents to Plastics
    • Carbon Dioxide Blowing Technology
    • Winds of Change Sweep the Blowing Agents Market
    • Search for Substitutes: Of Prime Importance
  • A Detailed Insight into Blowing Agents
  • Overview
  • Status of Transition
  • Zero ODP Alternatives
    • ODP and GWP Rates for CFCs, HCFCs, and HFCs
      • CFCs
      • HFCs
      • HCFCs
    • ODP: Ozone Depleting Potential
    • GWP: Global Warming Potential
      • Polyurethane Foams
      • Prospects for Zero ODP Blowing Agents in Rigid PU Foams: Europe, USA, and Japan
      • Polystyrene, Phenolic and Polyolefin Foams
      • Environmental and Physical Properties of Widely Used Blowing Agents (Table 1 of 2)
      • Environmental and Physical Properties of Widely Used Blowing Agents (Table 2 of 2)
    • HCFC-22
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • HCFC-141b
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • HCFC-142b
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • Methylene Chloride
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • HFC-134a
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • HFC-152a
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • HFC-245fa
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • HFC-365mfc
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • Carbon Dioxide
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • Cyclopentane
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • Isopentane
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • n-Pentane
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • Isobutane
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
    • n-Butane
      • Physical and Chemical Properties
      • HSE Properties
  • Significance of Blowing Agents in Polymeric Foam Segments
  • Rigid PU Foam
    • Domestic Refrigerator and Freezer Insulation
      • Performance Requirements
    • Insulated Trucks and Reefers
      • Performance Requirements
    • Boardstock/Flexible-Faced Lamination
      • Performance Requirements
    • Technical Alternatives
    • Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation
      • Performance Requirements
    • Pipe-In-Pipe
      • Performance Requirements
    • Slabstock/Preformed Pipe
      • Performance Requirements
    • One Component Polyurethane Foam
      • Performance Requirements
  • Flexible PU Foam
    • Slabstock
      • Performance Requirements
      • Alternative Substances
      • Methylene Chloride
      • Acetone
      • MDI Technology
    • Molded Foams
      • Performance Requirements
      • Technical Options
      • Hot Cure and Cold Cure
    • Integral Skin Foams
      • Performance Requirements
  • Non-Insulating Rigid Foams
    • Semi-Rigid Foam
    • Rigid Foam
    • Technical Options
      • Status and Trends for Technologies in the Flexible PU Foam Sector
  • Extruded Polystyrene
    • Extruded Polystyrene Sheet
      • Technical Options
    • Extruded Polystyrene Board
      • Performance Requirements
  • Polyolefin Foams
    • Performance Requirements
    • Technical Options
  • Phenolic Foam
    • Performance Requirements
  • Issues Confronting Developing Nations
  • Drivers
    • Advanced (Sector) Phase-Out Dates in Several Article 5(1) Nations
    • Important Role of Multilateral Fund
  • Deterrents
    • Need for Economic Incentives on Account of Ready Accessibility and Low Price of CFC-11
    • Restricted R&D Capacity
    • Government's Regulatory Program Coordination
    • Issues Connected with Safety
    • Possible Imbalance Between Demand and Supply for HCFC-141b
    • Long Term ODS Substitution

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

  • Boyd Unveils Densified SOLIMIDE(r) Foam
  • Total Petrochemicals Unveils CX5237 HMS Grade High Heat Crystal Polystyrene
  • Addivant(tm) Launches NAUGARD(r) FOAMPLUS LE
  • Dow Polyurethanes Develops V PLUS PERFORM(tm) Technology
  • BASF Rolls Out Neopor Plus GPS Rigid Foam Insulation
  • BASF Introduces Elastospray(r) LWP Spray Foam Insulation
  • Armacell Rolls Out ArmaFORM PET MC
  • Recticel Develops Xentro(r) Technology
  • SABIC Introduces SABIC LDPE HP0824NDF Low-Density Polyethylene Foam
  • Carpenter Introduces Serene Foam(r)
  • Braskem Launches Amppleo HMS-PP Resin
  • SABIC Rolls Out New Polyolefin Foams
  • Carpenter Company Unveils New iSkin Polyurethane Foam Systems
  • Cristex Introduces Flexyfoam PVC Foams
  • Bayer Pearl Launches PU Spray Foam System in Middle East
  • American Excelsior Unveil Eco-Friendly Earth-Cell(tm) PU Foams

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Dow Chemical and DuPont Establish DowDuPont
  • Huntsman and Clariant Merger Receives Board Approval
  • Woodbridge Group Fully Acquires Woodbridge FoamPartner Company
  • Tekni-Plex Snaps Up BrunaSeals
  • Borealis to Establish a New PP Compounding Plant in North Carolina
  • Rogers Relocates Global Headquarters in Chandler
  • Sealed Air Divests Diversey Business to Bain Capital
  • Accella Polyurethane Acquires Covestro's North American Spray Polyurethane Foam Business
  • Armacell Deploys New PET Production Line at Brampton Facility
  • Zotefoams Delivers MuCell(r) Technology to Coveris Holdings
  • Recticel to Add New Capacity in the UK
  • Recticel to Launch a New Greenfield Production Site in Finland
  • Armacell Snaps Up Nomaco's Insulation Business
  • Armacell Launches New PET Foam Production Line in China
  • Zotefoams Snaps Up 100% Stake in Kunshan ZOTEK King Lai
  • Tekni-Plex Launches New Manufacturing Facility in Suzhou
  • Borealis Opens New Sales Office in South Africa
  • Armacell to Build New Facility in Bahrain
  • Carpenter Inaugurates New Expanded Polystyrene Production Facility in Indiana
  • Bain Capital to Acquire Innocor
  • FXI Takes Over Hickory Springs' Portland Foam Pouring & Fabrication Plant
  • American Excelsior to Reinforce Foam Fabricating Capabilities
  • Borealis Collaborates with Reach Plastic
  • Armacell Snaps Up PoliPex
  • Johnson Controls Establishes PU Foam Components Production Line in Warsaw
  • BASF Expands High-Performance Foam Products Range
  • Arsenal Capital Acquires HSM Foam
  • Accella Takes Over Spray Foam Division of Quadrant Urethane Technologies
  • Armacell Establishes Foam Insulation Plant in Russia
  • Zotefoams to Commence Production of T-FIT(r) Closed-Cell Foam Insulation Products
  • INEOS Enterprises Divests INEOS Styrenics to Synthos
  • Toray to Increase Polyolefin Foam Capacity in the United States
  • Bayer Establishes Covestro
  • Coastal Automotive Inks Licensing Deal with Dow Chemical
  • Wallopwear and Cisco Enter into Strategic Partnership for Polymer Foam Products
  • Armacell Takes Over Industrial Thermo Polymers Limited
  • Sealed Air Sells North American Foam Trays and Absorbent Pads Business

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Abriso NV (Belgium)
  • Achilles Corporation (Japan)
  • American Excelsior Company (USA)
  • Armacell International SA (Luxembourg)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Boyd Corporation (USA)
  • Carpenter Company (USA)
  • Celotex Limited (UK)
  • Covestro AG (Germany)
  • DowDuPont, Inc. (USA)
  • Fagerdala World Foams AB (Sweden)
  • FXI (USA)
  • Huntsman International LLC (USA)
  • JSP Corporation (Japan)
  • Recticel (Belgium)
  • Rogers Corporation (USA)
  • Sealed Air Corporation (USA)
  • Sekisui Alveo AG (Switzerland)
  • Sonoco Products Company (USA)
  • Synthos S.A. (Poland)
  • Tekni-Plex, Inc. (USA)
  • The Woodbridge Group(r) (Canada)
  • Vita Cellular Foams (UK) Limited (UK)
  • Zotefoams PLC (UK)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: World 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polymeric Foams Market by Product Segment
    • Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyolefin Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: World Historic Review for Polyolefin Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: World 14-Year Perspective for Polyolefin Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polystyrene Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: World Historic Review for Polystyrene Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: World 14-Year Perspective for Polystyrene Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyurethane Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: World Historic Review for Polyurethane Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: World 14-Year Perspective for Polyurethane Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PVC Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: World Historic Review for PVC Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: World 14-Year Perspective for PVC Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: World Historic Review for Other Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: World 14-Year Perspective for Other Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • PU Foams and Engineered Plastics Dominate Foam Market
    • Specialty Foams Flourish in Industrial and Electronics Markets
    • Polyurethane Foam: The Largest Product Segment
    • Table 50: US Polyurethane Foam Market by Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Flexible PU Foam and Rigid PU Foam (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: US Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Market by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for Roofing, Walls and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Furniture and Bedding Dominates PU Consumption
    • Table 52: US Furniture Market by Segment (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Institutional Furniture, Office Furniture and Residential Furniture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Growing Preference for Energy-Efficient Household Appliances Benefits PU Foam Demand
    • Polystyrene Foam Market - An Overview
    • Table 53: US Polystyrene Foams Market by Processing Method (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Expanded and Extruded (Sheet and Boardstock) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: US Polystyrene Foams Market by End-Use Sector (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Building & Construction, Consumer & Institutional, Furniture & Furnishings, Packaging, Transportation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Rising Prominence of Polystyrene Foam Block Walls
      • Restrictions on PS Foam Use in Food Packaging to Impact Market Growth
    • Polyolefins - Market Overview
    • Furniture & Bedding Market: A Major Market for Polymer Foams
    • Polymer Foams in Protective Packaging Market
    • Table 55: US Protective Packaging Market (2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Packaging (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Energy Conserving Attribute of Foamed Plastics Drives Myriad Applications
    • Table 56: Energy Usage in the US by Sector (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Energy Consumption for Commercial, Electric Power, Industrial, Residential and Transportation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Recovering Construction Activity to Generate Demand for Polymer Foams
    • Table 57: US Construction Sector: Annual Construction Spending (in US$ Billion) for Years 2012 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: US Construction Sector by Segment (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Spending for Residential and Non-Residential Projects (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: Residential Construction in the US (2013-2019P): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in '000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: Projected Growth in the US Construction Market by Sector (2015-2022) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Polymeric Foams in Automotive Industry - Stringent Regulatory Standards Drive Growth
      • Implementation of CAFE Standard in the Automotive Sector
    • Competition
    • Table 61: Leading Players in the US Plastic Foams Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Carpenter, Dart Container, Dow Chemical, FXI, Reynolds Group, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Foam Blowing Agents: An Overview
      • Introduction
      • Regulatory Status
      • Acceptable Substitutes for CFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
      • Acceptable Substitutes for CFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
      • Unacceptable Substitutes for CFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
      • Acceptable Substitutes for HCFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
      • Substitutes for HCFC Foams, Acceptable Subject to Narrowed Use Limits under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003.
      • Unacceptable Substitutes for HCFC Foams Under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 62: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: US Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 64: US 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Foamed Plastics Demand to Benefit from Recovery in the Housing Market
    • Table 65: Housing Starts in Canada (in Units) for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Regulatory Scenario
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • The Woodbridge Group(r) - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 66: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 67: Canadian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Polyurethane Foams Market: An Insight
    • Table 69: Foam Grade and Use level of CFC-11 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: Blowing Efficiency of Water and Auxiliary Blowing Agents (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Regulatory Overview
      • HCFC Phase-Out Schedule in Japan
      • HCFC Alternatives as Blowing Agents
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 71: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Japanese Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • New Product Developments to Drive Polymer Foams Market
    • EPS Foam Market in Europe: An Insight
    • Table 74: European Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Building & Construction, Packaging, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • PU Foams - A Market Set to Benefit from Stringent Regulatory Specifications
    • Insulation and Building Needs Drive Demand for Polyurethane
      • The Energy Performance in Buildings (EPBD) Directive
      • Europe's 2020 Program
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 75: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: European Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 77: European 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: European Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: European 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 81: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: French Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 83: French 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current And Future Analysis
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 84: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 85: German Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 86: German 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 87: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 88: Italian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 89: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Government Policy for Insulation Industry
    • Product Launch
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 90: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 91: UK Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 92: UK 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 93: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 94: Spanish Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 95: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Use of Polymers in Heat Insulation Applications Grows Significantly
    • Polystyrene Foam: Gaining Preference as Insulation Material in Buildings
    • Polyethylene Foam Market
    • Polyurethane Foam
    • Polymeric Foams Find Use in Window Applications
    • Plastic Replaces Conventional Glass in Construction of Transparent Architectures
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 96: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 97: Russian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 98: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Central and Eastern Europe - The New Focus for Growth
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 99: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 100: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 101: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Asia-Pacific: The Leading PU Foams Market Worldwide
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 102: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 103: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 104: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 105: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 106: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 107: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5a. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Polyurethane Foam: The Largest Market
      • Polyurethane Demand Influenced by Economic Trends
      • Demand for PU Foams as Insulation Material Witness Growth
      • Energy Conservation Initiatives in Construction Sector: An Important Demand Driver
    • Insulation Market: A Key End-Use Application for Polymer Foams
    • Building Insulation Landscape in China - A Glance
    • Protective Packaging: Opportunities for Polymer Foams
    • Table 108: Chinese Protective Packaging Market by Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Foamed Plastics, Paperboard Protectors, Protective Mailers and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 109: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 110: Chinese Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 111: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5b. INDIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Polyurethane Foams: A Potential Laden Market
    • Table 112: Indian PU Foam Market (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Type - Flexible PU Foam (Flexible Slabstock PU Foam and Flexible Molded PU Foam) and Rigid PU Foam (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Flexible PU Foam Market - Set for Robust Growth
    • Table 113: Flexible Slabstock PU Foam Market in India (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by End-Use Market - Automotive, Footwear, Mattresses & Furnishings and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 114: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 115: Indian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 116: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 117: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 118: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 119: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Regulatory Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 120: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 121: Latin American Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 122: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 123: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 124: Latin American Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 125: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6a. BRAZIL

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • A Rapidly Growing PU Foam Market in Latin America
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 126: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 127: Brazilian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 128: Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 129: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 130: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 131: Rest of Latin America 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 132: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 133: Rest of World Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 134: Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

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