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The report studies the North America polycarbonate markets and estimates its size in terms of value and volume for the forecast period. It segment the market on the basis of applications and region. This market was valued at $1900.0 million in 2014 and is projected to witness a CAGR of around 5% between 2014 and 2019.

The report provides the value chain analysis with respect to polycarbonate raw materials, manufacturers, and end users. The value chain describes the key contributors to the materials market at different stages, from product development to end use. It profiles the top players which are contribute to the North America polycarbonate industry.

The impact of market drivers and restraintson the market during the forecast period is illustrated in the report.

The important applications of polycarbonate includeautomotive, consumer goods, electrical & electronic, medical, optical media, packaging, sheet film, and others (aerospace, gadgets) The consumer goods application segment is expected to show rapid growth in the future.

The key companies in this market are Bayer Material Science AG (Germany), SABIC IP. (U.S.), Trinseo (U.S.), and others. These companies are consistently focusing on expanding their production capacity to achieve a competitive advantage and thereby serving the customers more effectively. Investments in expansion of plant capacities, product portfolio expansion, followed by acquisitions were the most preferred strategies by the top players in 2013 and 2014

North America is the fastest growing polycarbonate market, contributing for about 16% of the global demand in terms of consumption in 2014. The U.S. is the leading country in the consumption of polycarbonate, due to the higher demand from the manufacturers of consumer goods and electronic gadgets. Emerging economies, such as Canada and Mexico, are the growing markets for consumption of polycarbonates in coming years.

The report presents a competitive landscape of the market, covering different strategies and developments, such as mergers & acquisitions, expansions, and agreements undertaken by the leading polycarbonate companies in recent years. Furthermore, different polycarbonate market participants are also profiled in the report.




Table Of Contents

North America Polycarbonate Market by Applications and Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 10
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 10
1.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION and COVERAGE 11
1.3 STAKEHOLDERS 11
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 12
2.1 INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEM OF POLYCARBONATE MARKET 12
2.2 ARRIVING AT THE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE 13
2.2.1 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 13
2.2.2 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 14
2.2.3 DEMAND SIDE APPROACH 15
2.3 ASSUMPTIONS 16
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 17
4 MARKET OVERVIEW 18
4.1 INTRODUCTION 18
4.2 MARKET DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 19
4.3 KEY MARKET DYNAMICS 20
5 POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 23
5.1 INTRODUCTION 24
5.2 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN SHEET/FILMS, BY COUNTRY 26
5.3 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN CONSUMER GOODS,BY COUNTRY 28
5.4 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 30
5.5 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY 32
5.6 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN MEDICAL, BY COUNTRY 34
5.7 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN OPTICAL MEDIA, BY COUNTRY 36
5.8 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY 38
5.9 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN OTHER APPLICATIONS,BY COUNTRY 40
6 POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY COUNTRY 42
6.1 INTRODUCTION 43
6.2 U.S. POLYCABONATE MARKET 45
6.2.1 U.S. POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 45
6.3 MEXICO POLYCARBONATE MARKET 48
6.3.1 MEXICO POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 48
6.4 CANADA POLYCARBONATE MARKET 51
6.4.1 CANADA POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 51
7 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 54
7.1 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS 54
7.2 MERGERS and ACQUISITIONS 55
7.3 EXPANSIONS 55
7.4 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH/DEVELOPMENT 56
7.5 JOINT VENTURES 57
7.6 COLLABORATION 58
7.7 PORTFOLIO EXPANSION 58
7.8 STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP 59
7.9 SUPPLY CONTRACT 59
8 POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY COMPANY 60
(Overview, Financials, Products and Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
8.1 SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS 60
8.2 BAYERS MATERIAL SCIENCE 64
8.3 TRINSEO 68
*Details on overview, financials, product and services, strategy, and developments might not be captured in case of unlisted company
9 APPENDIX 72
9.1 CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS 72
9.1.1 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS 72
9.1.2 LOW-COST SOURCING LOCATIONS 72
9.1.3 REGULATORY FRAMEWORK 72
9.1.4 IMPACT ANALYSIS 72
9.1.5 TRADE ANALYSIS 72
9.2 RELATED REPORTS 73
9.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 74
9.3.1 RT SNAPSHOTS 75




LIST OF TABLES



TABLE 1 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE APPLICATION MARKET, 2014 (KT) 15
TABLE 2 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET: DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 19
TABLE 3 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 21
TABLE 4 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 21
TABLE 5 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET: APPLICATION MARKETS,
2013-2019 (USD MN) 22
TABLE 6 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 24
TABLE 7 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE: MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 25
TABLE 8 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN SHEETS/FILMS,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 26
TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN SHEETS/FILMS,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 27
TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN CONSUMER GOODS,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 28
TABLE 11 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN CONSUMER GOODS,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 29
TABLE 12 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN AUTOMOTIVE,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 30
TABLE 13 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN AUTOMOTIVE,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 31
TABLE 14 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 32
TABLE 15 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 33
TABLE 16 NORTH AMERICA POLYCARBONATE IN MEDICAL, BY COUNTRY

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