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Polyurethane Additives Market by Type, Application, End-Use Industry, and Region - Global Forecast to 2021

Polyurethane Additives Market: Global Forecast until 2021

  • March 2017
  • 227 pages
  • ID: 4764438
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Momentive Performance Materials Inc. launched a line of Niax silicones, catalysts, and process modifiers.
In India, healthy economic growth, changing consumer preferences, improvement in the standard of living and increased spending on infrastructure in the automotive and electronics segments are expected to drive the polyurethane additives market.


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"Growing use of polyurethane additives in building & construction industries is a prime factor for the increase ot the polyurethane additives market."

The overall polyurethane additive market is estimated to grow ~$2.8B by 2021 at a Compound annual growth rate of 6.30 percent from 2016 to 2021. The rise is fueled by growing demand for polyurethane additives across several end-use sectors including building & construction and automotive. This increase is primarily driven due to growing demand for rigid foam primarily for insulation purposes.

Volatility in raw material prices can result in lower demand for polyurethane additives and rised pressure from regulatory bodies can curtail the rise of polyurethane additive market.

"Elastomer is the quickest-increasing segment type during the outlook period"

Elastomer is the quickest-rising polyurethane segment, both in terms of quantity and value in the polyurethane additives market. They possess the outstanding thermal stability, mechanical properties, and chemical resistance. These properties make them suitable for a wide range of end-use applications including auxiliary springs in vehicles, water seals, O-rings, puncture-resistant tire fill, and voltaic cell backings.

"Increasing demand in APAC is the main driver of the polyurethane additive market"

Asia-Pac is the quickest developing market for polyurethane additives, in terms of value importance and quantity. Increasing manufacturing markets, high economic increase rate, cheap labor, growing foreign investments makes it manufacturing hub of the world. The increase of different sectors including automotive and building & construction in Asia Pacific (APAC) will boost the industry demand for polyurethane additives.

In the process of finding out and checking the market value for various segments and sub-segments collected by secondary research, extensive primary audit sessions were performed.

The breakdown of primary interviews is presented below.

- By Company Type - Tier 1 - 56.0 percent, Tier 2 - 33.0 percent, and Others - 11.0 percent

- By Description - C-suite - 45.0 percent, D-level - 33.0 percent, and Others - 22.0 percent

- By area - North america (NA) - 28.0 percent, Europe - 22.0 percent, Asia-Pacific - 20.0 percent, Middle East & Africa - 13.0 percent, and South America - 17.0 percent

The main companies decribed in this research report are BASF SE, Evonik Industries , Tosoh Corporation, Kao Corporation, Albemarle Corporation, Covestro (ETR:1COV), Huntsman International LLC, Air Products and Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD) and Chemicals, Inc, and Momentive Performance Materials

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The sector is given on the basis of class, application, end-use sector, and area. This industry report includes polyurethane additives market, in terms of value as well as volume, and forecasts its market size until 2021. The analysis also offers company descriptions and competitive landscape approved by the top players in the overall polyurethane additives market.

The market research will facilitate the market top players/new sector entrants in this sector in these ways:

1. This document breaks down the polyurethane additives market comprehensively and offers the best approximations of the revenue data for the global market and the sub-segments across the distinct verticals and localities.

2. It will facilitate partners to apprehend the pulse of the sector and offer them information on main market drivers, market restraints, opportunities, and alternatives.

3. It will facilitate partners to comprehend the players and obtain additional insights to better their rank in the business sector. The competitive outlook section includes new industry product developments, alliances, and mergers & acquisitions.

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