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Polyisobutylene Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Polyisobutylene Industry: Forecasts to 2025

  • July 2017
  • 229 pages
  • ID: 5038754
In this report:
Countries such as China, India, Japan, and South Korea are expected to be the key consumers of polyisobutylene.
The study provides a decisive view of the global polyisobutylene market by segmenting it in terms of molecular weight (low, medium and high) and applications such tires & tubes, automotive, lubricants, adhesives & sealants, others (medical, chewing gum, detergents, and dispersants etc.
Rising automotive industry in developing regions such as Asia Pacific and Latin America is expected to propel the tire market during the forecast period.


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Global Polyisobutylene Market: Summary

Polyisobutylene is a commercial polymer or elastomer that is used in a number of applications in different industries due to its thermal stability, flexibility, and impermeability to gases. Polyisobutylene an elastomer or synthetic rubber is the only rubber that is impermeable to gases, and was first developed in 1930's. Polyisobutylene is used in the production of tubeless tires due to its ability to retain air for longer periods. Polyisobutylene is used in several other applications including lubricants, adhesives, agricultural chemicals, caulks, sealants, paper & pulp, and chewing gum, among others.. Polyisobutylene is also used for damp proofing and maintenance of roof membranes. Growing automotive industry in developing regions including Asia Pacific and Latin America area is forecast to propel the tire market during the estimate period. This is farther anticipated to fuel the growth of the PIB market, owing to its use in tire manufacturing.

Medium molecular weight PIB are also primarily used to manufacture lubricants and adhesives. Demand for polyisobutylene is estimated to increase significantly in the next few years examining the growth in the use of medium molecular weight PIB in the lubricants segment in different regions. Asia-Pac dominates the polyisobutylene market in terms of production and demand. Countries including China, India (IN), Japan (JP), and South Korea are anticipated to be the top consumers of polyisobutylene. North America (NA) is the second biggest consuming region. Moreover, polyisobutylene affords chemical resistance and low permeability to air, moisture and gases. It is used in the manufacture of a range of medical packaging applications including serum vials, injectable, saline bottles and seals. Therefore, rise in the medical industry in Latin America area is also anticipated to fuel the growth of the PIB market during the outlook period.. Nevertheless, increasing environmental concerns owing to the new PIB spill in EU is anticipated to slightly hinder the growth of the PIB market during the estimate period.

Global Polyisobutylene Market: Scope of study

This industry report analyzes and expects the industry for polyisobutylene at the worldwide and local level. The sector has been estimated based on quantity and revenue from 2017 to 2025, considering 2016 as the base year. The research includes drivers and restraints of the overall polyisobutylene market. It also includes impact of these drivers and market restraints on demand for polyisobutylene during the outlook period. The industry report also accentuates alternatives in the polyisobutylene market at the worldwide and local level.

The study includes in-depth value chain analysis, which offers a exhaustive view of the overall polyisobutylene market. Porter's Five Forces model for the polyisobutylene market has also been included to help understand the challenging landscape in the industry. The report covers Analysis of market appeal, wherein consumers are benchmarked based on their market size, rate of growth, and general interest.

The market research offers a conclusive view of the overall polyisobutylene market by segmenting it in terms of molecular weight (low, medium and high) and applications such tires & tubes, automotive, lubricants, adhesives & sealants, others (medical, chewing gum, detergents, and dispersants etc.). These segments have been examined based on present and future trends. Regional segmentation includes current and estimated demand for polyisobutylene in Asia-Pac, North America, Middle East, Africa and Europe.

The study offers the actual market size of polyisobutylene for 2016 and estimated market size for 2017 with forecast for the upcoming eight years. The overall market size of polyisobutylene has been provided in terms of revenue and volume. Market volume has been defined in kilo tons, while market income is in US$ Mn. Market numbers have been estimated based on molecular weight and main applications of polyisobutylene. Market value and estimate for many end-users have been specified in terms of overall, regional, and country level markets.

Global Polyisobutylene Market: Research Methodology

In order to assemble the research report, we concluded comprehensive interviews and discussions with a number of top industry participants and opinion dominants. Primary research represented the bulk of research efforts, complemented by comprehensive secondary research. We analyzed relevant documents for a competitive analysis and market understanding with company and industry literature, press releases and annual reports. Secondary research includes a search of new trade, technical writing, Internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations, and agencies. You will obtain the most successful, reliable and effective approach for collecting precise market data.

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations, SEC filings, CSA Global, Rubber World, World Petrochemical Organization, World Tire Magazine, Association of Rubber Manufacturers, Indian Petrochemical Institute, FAO, internal and external proprietary databases, and efficient patent and regulatory databases including Hoover's, oneSOURCE, Factiva and Bloomberg, national government documents, statistical databases, trade journals, industry reports, news articles, press releases, and webcasts particular to companies operating in the sector.

We drive primary interviews on an ongoing basis with commentators and industry participants to validate info and analysis. These help validate and strengthen secondary research findings. These also help develop the analysis team's expertise and market perception.

Global Polyisobutylene Market: Opposing landscape

The market research comprises profiles of main companies operating in the overall polyisobutylene market. Top players contain BASF SE, TPC Group Inc., Ineos Group and Braskem amongst other manufacturers. Market actors have been profiled in terms of attributes including company overview, financial review, strategic management, and recent evolutions.

The overall polyisobutylene segment has been split as follows:

Polyisobutylene Market: Molecular Weight Type Analysis

North America (NA)


Canada (CA)

Europe (EU)

United Kingdom (UK)

Italy (IT)

Spain (ES)

France (FR)

Germany (DE)

Rest of europe (EU)


China (CN)

India (IN)

Association of southeast asian nations (asean)

Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)

Latin America

Brazil (BR)

Mexico (MX)

Rest of South America

African region & Middle East

Gulf cooperation council (gcc)

South africa (SA)

Rest of middle east and African regions (MEA)

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