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High Temperature Plastics

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Temperature Plastics in US$ Million by the following End-Use Industries: Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical (includes medical packaging and medical equipment), and Others. The report also analyzes the total global market and the US and European markets for the High Temperature Plastics by the following major Product Segments: Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance PA, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones, and Polysulfones. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period of 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 102 companies including many key and niche players such as Arkema, Asahi Glass Company, Ltd., BASF SE, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Celanese Corporation, Ticona, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, China Lumena New Materials Corp., Daikin Industries, Ltd., DSM Engineering Plastics B.V, DIC Corporation, DuPont Engineering Polymers, Inc., 3M, Dongyue Group Limited, EMS-Grivory, Evonik Industries AG, Kaneka Corporation, Kuraray Co., Ltd., Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Performance Plastics Ltd., Polyplastics Co., Ltd., Radici Partecipazioni SpA, SABIC Innovative Plastics, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., The Solvay Group, Rhodia Engineering Plastics, The Dow Chemical Company, Toray Industries, Inc., and Victrex Plc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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
    • Product Segments
      • Fluoropolymers
      • Polyimides
      • High Performance Polyamides
      • Polyphenylene Sulfides
      • Liquid Crystal Polymers
      • Polyketones
      • Polysulfones
    • End Use Applications

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • A Prelude
  • Segment-wise Analysis
  • Impact of Economic Crisis
  • HTPs Make Conventional Material Obsolete
  • Potential Opportunity from Extreme High Temperature Thermoplastics
  • Innovations: Cornerstone of HTP Market Development
  • Competitive Landscape

2. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS

  • Fluoropolymers Market
  • Regional Market Perspective
  • End-Use Markets Spur Demand
  • Rising Demand for Fluoropolymers in Healthcare Sector
    • Table 1: Global Fluoropolymer Demand in Medical Industry by Geographic Region (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for North America, Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Fluoropolymer Pricing Trends in the Recent Past
  • Falling Capacity of Resin Producers Results in Supply Shortage
  • Fluoropolymer Raw Materials - An Overview
  • Regulations Affect Fluoropolymer Supply
  • Innovation Sustains PTFE Market
    • PTFE Market - Pricing Dynamics
  • PolyVinylidine DiFluoride (PVDF) Market
  • Fluoropolymers Market - Key Statistics
    • Table 2: World Fluoropolymer Production by Region/ Country (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output for US, Europe, Japan and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: Worldwide Fluoropolymers Market by Region/Country (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: Worldwide Fluoropolymers Market by Region/ Country (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: Global Fluoropolymer Market (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Type of Fluoropolymer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 6: Leading Players in Global Fluoropolymers Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production for DuPont, Daikin, 3M/Dyneon, Shandong Dongyue, Solvay Solexis, Asahi Glass and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polyimides
  • Overview
  • Strong Demand on Cards for Polyimide Films
  • Polyimide Films Find Use in Medical Sector
  • High Performance Polyamides
  • Polyphthalamide - Driving HPPA Growth
    • Table 7: World High Performance Polyamides Market by Type (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polyphthalamide, Nylon 46 and MXD-6 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) Market
  • Impact of Recession
  • End-Use Markets Fuel Growth Prospects
    • Table 8: Global Polyphenylene Sulfides Market by End-Use Sector (2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for Automobiles, Electrical and Electronics, Domestic Appliances, Industrial Equipment and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Electronic and Electrical
    • Automotive
    • Industrial
    • Filters and Filter Bags
    • Aerospace
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 9: Leading Global Producers of Polyphenylene Sulfide (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for China Lumena New Materials, Chevron Phillips, DIC, Celanese, Toray and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Liquid Crystal Polymers (LCP)
  • Market Overview
  • Unique Features to Enhance Consumption
  • Aromatic Ketone Polymers
  • Polyetheretherketones (PEEK)
    • Key End-Use Markets
    • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 10: Leading Global Producers of Polyaryletheretherketone (PEEK) Polymer (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity for Victrex, Panjin Zhongrun High Performance Polymer, Evonik, and Solvay (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. A GLANCE AT SELECT END-USE MARKETS

  • Electronics & Electrical
  • Bright Future for HTPs in Electronics
  • Automotive
  • An Introduction
  • Focus on Reducing Vehicle Weight
  • Under-the-Hood Components - A Promising Market
  • Auto Industry Remains Upbeat Despite European Debt Crisis
    • Table 11: Worldwide Motor Vehicle Production (2007-2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: Leading Worldwide Producers of Motor Vehicles (2011): Ranked by Production Volume (in Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Aerospace
  • Medical/Healthcare

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • A Backdrop
    • Table 13: General Melting Points, Processing Temperatures and Continuous Use Temperature of Polymers
  • Processing of HTPs
  • Injection Molding
    • Injection Molding Process
    • Disadvantage of Injection Molding
    • Injection Blow Molding
  • Extrusion
    • Extrusion Process
    • Extrusion Blow Molding
  • HTPs - Product Segments
  • Fluoropolymers
    • Introduction
    • Key Features of Fluoropolymers
    • Fluoropolymer Segments
      • Melt Fluoropolymers
      • Paste Fluoropolymers
    • End-Use Markets
    • Fluoropolymer Product Types
      • PTFE
      • Processing
      • Paste Extrusion
      • Compression Molding
      • Melt Processing
      • Various Forms of PTFE and Their End-Use Markets
      • PCTFE (Polychlorotrifluoroethylene)
      • PVDF (Polyvinylidene fluoride)
      • FEP (Fluorinated ethylene propylene)
      • ETFE (Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene)
      • ECTFE (Ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene)
      • PFA (Perfluoroalkoxy)
  • Polyimides
    • Synthesizing of Polyimide
    • Ethynyl Group Polyimides
  • High Performance Polyamides
  • Polyamides
  • Polyphenylene Sulfides
    • End-Use Applications
  • Liquid Crystal Polymers
    • Key Features of LCPs
    • New Class of LCPs
    • End-Use Markets
  • Polyketones
    • Types of Polyketones
      • Polyaryletherketone (PAEK)
      • Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)
      • Other Polymers
    • Processing of Polyketones
    • Key Features of Polyketones
  • Polysulfones

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

  • BASF Develops HyGentic® Antimicrobial Technology
  • FKuR Kunststoff Introduces GMO-free BIO-FLEX Products
  • BASF Develops Range of High Performance Plastics
  • Lonza and Novoset Launch Next Generation of Thermoset Polyimides
  • Accoat Develops Fluroplastic Coatings
  • Applied Plastics Introduces PTFE Natural Non-Flake Small Diameter Forming Mandrels
  • BASF to Unveil its Latest Product Range
  • Dow Introduces New Products
  • General Plastics to Introduce New HT Tooling Board Series and Aerospace-Grade Foam Boards
  • BASF Unveils First Application of Polyamide Ultramid® Endure
  • Rhodia Engineering Plastics Unveils I-ton Thermoplastic Hand Pallet Truck
  • Evonik Unveils Bio-Based Fiber and Bio-Based Polyamides
  • Polyonics Launches PolyFLEX™
  • DuPont Rolls Out DuPont™ Teflon® Fluoropolymer Foam Resin
  • Arkema Launches Ultra-Flexible Rilsan® High Temperature Grade
  • Intertronics Introduces New Polytec Polyimide Adhesives
  • Toray Develops Positive-Tone Photosensitive Polyimide Coating Material
  • Gems® Sensors & Controls™ Launches Versaplast™ LS-7 Level Switches
  • Mitsubishi Plastics to Launch New Battery- Related Film
  • Polyplastics Unveils E477i Crystal Plastic
  • Quadrant Group Introduces New Range of Food-grade Plastics
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics Launches Extem UH 1019 Amorphous Thermoplastic Polyimide
  • Solvay Advanced Polymers Expands Amodel® PPA Resins Range
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers Unveils Hostaform® HS15
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers Launches Vectra® G Series
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Vectra® T. rex 541 LCP
  • Rhodia Rolls Out New Polyamide Composite Material
  • Rhodia Polyamide Introduces Fuel'In by Technyl® Range of Solutions
  • Rhodia Unveils Technyl® eXten Solution
  • Rhodia Rolls Out Evolite™ by Technyl® Fiber Reinforced Material
  • RadiciGroup to Launch Radilon® D Range of Engineering Plastics
  • Eastman Chemical Introduces Eastman Aspira™ Copolyester EN177
  • DuPont Performance Polymers Launches Novel Food Grade Products
  • DuPont Performance Polymers Unveils New Grades of DuPont™ Rynite® PET
  • DSM Engineering Plastics Introduces Arnitel® Eco Plastic
  • Biome Bioplastics Launches BiomeHT 90 High Temperature Bioplastic
  • PolyOne Unveils New Range of Bio-based Engineering Products
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Vectra® T. rex LCP
  • Ticona Launches Fortron® 6162XF
  • BinMaster Develops Super-High-Temperature Vibrating Rod

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • SK Chemicals and Teijin Chemicals Enter into Joint Venture
  • FLEXcon and NeXolve Enter into Strategic Partnership to Develop New Polymer Films
  • BASF Extends Production Capacity of Ludwigshafen Verbund Facility
  • A. Schulman to Take Over ECM Plastics
  • BASF Inks Distribution Agreement with M. Holland
  • General Plastics Inks Distribution Agreement with Aerontec
  • James Walker Group Acquires Jaeger Seals
  • Lumena and DSM Enter into Agreement
  • Lumena Expands Operations
  • DuPont Expands Production Capacity for Kapton Polyimides Films Brand
  • Rhodia and Rochling Collaborate for Manufacturing Auto Parts
  • Rosti Acquires McKechnie Engineered Plastics
  • Polyplastics Acquires LCP Leuna
  • BASF Takes Over Mazzeferro
  • Lanxess to Establish Polyamide Facility in Germany
  • HaloPolymer Expands and Modernizes Production Facilities in Russia
  • Rhodia Enters into Partnership with Avantium for Developing Bio-Based Polyamides
  • Royal DSM Establishes Production Facility for Stanyl®ForTii™ Polyamide
  • Arkema Extends Production Capacity of Changshu Facility
  • Arkema to Extend Fluoropolymers Production Capacity of Pierre-Benite Facility
  • HaloPolymer Holding Establishes HaloPolymer Trading
  • Solvay Expands Capacity of Specialty Polymers Production in India
  • DuPont Selects ChemPoint as Distributor for Capstone® Fluorosurfactants
  • Escontrol Selects VICTREX® ST™ High- Performance Polymer
  • DIC Takes Over PPS Business of Solvay
  • China Lumena Acquires Sino Polymer
  • Rhodia Acquires Engineering Plastics Business of PI Industries
  • DIC to Expand PPS Business
  • Daikin to Establish New Manufacturing Facility for Fluoroelastomer DAI- EL
  • Professional Plastics Inks Distribution Agreement with Saint Gobain Performance Plastics
  • Solvay Expands Production of Tavaux Plant
  • BASF to Set-Up New Production Facility in Yeosu
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical to Commence Production of Synfluid® mPAOs
  • DuPont Performance Polymers to Establish Polymerization Facility at Sakra
  • RadiciGroup Takes Over dorix
  • AGC Expands Fluon ® ETFE Production Capacity
  • Polyplastics Establishes New Units
  • Solvay to Establish Fluoropolymers Production Facility
  • PolyOne Takes Over ColorMatrix
  • CTB Acquires Ironwood Plastics
  • Celanese Set to Expand Production Unit
  • Celanese Acquires Thermx® PCT and DuPont™ Zenite® LCP of DuPont Performance Polymers
  • Polyplastics Expands Production Capacity of Fuji Plant
  • Willbe S&T Chooses VICTREX® PEEK Polymer for Use in CMP Retaining Rings
  • DSM Takes Over PA6 Polymerization Facility from NPC
  • Arkema Enters into Partnership with Toyobo

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Arkema Group (France)
  • Asahi Glass Company, Ltd. (Japan)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Bayer MaterialScience AG (Germany)
  • Celanese Corporation (US)
  • Ticona (US)
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (US)
  • China Lumena New Materials Corp. (China)
  • Daikin Industries Ltd (Japan)
  • DSM Engineering Plastics B.V (The Netherlands)
  • DIC Corporation (Japan)
  • DuPont Performance Polymers (US)
  • 3M (US)
  • Dongyue Group Limited (China)
  • EMS-Grivory (Switzerland)
  • Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
  • Kaneka Corporation (Japan)
  • Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
  • Performance Plastics Ltd. (US)
  • Polyplastics Co, Ltd. (Japan)
  • Radici Partecipazioni SpA (Italy)
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics (US)
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • The Solvay Group (Belgium)
  • Rhodia Engineering Plastics (France)
  • The Dow Chemical Company (US)
  • Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan)
  • Victrex Plc (UK)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • High Temperature Plastics Market by Product Segment (Value Sales)
    • Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • High Temperature Plastics Market by End-Use Market (Value Sales)
    • Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis in Automobile Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics in Automobile Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics in Automobile Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics in Electrical/ Electronics Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics in Electrical/ Electronics Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics in Electrical/Electronics Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics in Chemical/ Industrial Uses by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics in Chemical/Industrial Uses by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics in Chemical/ Industrial Uses by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics in Aerospace Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics in Aerospace Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics in Aerospace Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics in Medical Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics in Medical Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics in Medical Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics in Other Industries by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics in Other Industries by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics in Other Industries by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • High Temperature Plastics Market by Product Segments (Volume Sales)
    • Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Fluoropolymers Market: A Brief Overview
      • Chinese Players - A Major Cause of Concern
      • End-Use Markets
    • Table 41: US Fluoropolymers Market (2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others by End-Use Markets - Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical Processing, Automobile and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 42: Leading Players in the US Fluoropolymers Market (2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for DuPont, Daikin, Solvay, Dyneon, Arkema, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: Leading Players in the US PVDF Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Arkema, Solvay Solexis, Dyneon and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: Leading Players in the US FEP Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay Solexis, Dyneon and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: Leading Players in the US Fluoroelastomers Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Dyneon, Solvay Solexis, Daikin and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: Leading Players in the US Other Fluoropolymers Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Daikin, AGC Chemicals, Solvay Solexis and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Polyphenylene Sulfides - Competitive Scenario
    • Table 47: Leading PPS Producers in the US (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and Fortron Industries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Regulatory Environment
      • Biocompatibility of Medical Devices
      • Regulations Uplift Fluoropolymers
      • New Method to Recycle Plastics
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Value Sales
    • Table 48: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Volume Sales
    • Table 51: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 55: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Fluoropolymers Market by Segment
      • Value Sales
    • Table 57: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Other Fluoropolymers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Volume Sales
    • Table 60: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 61: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • PPS Market: Competitive Scenario
    • Table 63: Leading PPS Producers in Japan (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity for DIC EP, Toray Industries, Kureha Chemical Industry, and Tosoh Corporation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 64: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • European High Performance Plastics
    • Eurocrisis Dampens Demand for Consumer Electronics
    • Rising Use of Plastics in Automobiles
    • Depressed Construction Sector Poses Challenges for Plastics Industry
    • The United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 67: Leading Players in European Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Ticona and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: Leading Players in European Polyphenylene Sulfides (PPS) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Chevron Phillips, Ticona and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Leading Players in European Polyketone Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Victrex Plc and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: Leading Players in European High Performance Polyamide (PA11/12) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Arkema, Evonik, EMS Grivory and Ube (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 71: Leading Players in European High Performance Polyamide (PPA) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay, EMS Grivory and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Leading Players in European Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay, Daikin, Dyneon, Asahi and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Leading Players in European Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Arkema, Solvay and Kureha (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 74: European High Temperature Plastics Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fluoropolymer, LCP, PPS and Polyketone by End-Use Market - Automobile, Industrial, Electrical/Electronics and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Russian Fluoropolymer and Fluorocarbon Statistics
    • Table 75: Russian Fluoropolymers Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand by End-Use Industry - Chemistry and Petrochemistry, Machine Building, Electronics, Construction, Oil Production, Cable Industry, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: Russian Fluorocarbon Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand by Application Areas - Foaming Agent, Fire-fighting, and Refrigerant (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Value Sales
    • Table 77: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: European Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: European 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: European Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: European 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Volume Sales
    • Table 83: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 84: European Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 85: European 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
      • China
      • Polyphenylene Sulfide
    • Table 86: Chinese PPS Demand by End-Use Application (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Filter Bags, Automotive, Electronics & Electrical, Industrial, Aerospace, and Coatings (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 87: Leading Producers of PPS Resins in China by Nameplate Capacity (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Polyimide
      • Liquid Crystal Polymers
      • Fluoropolymers
      • Foreign Players Flock to China
      • Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)
      • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Holds Lion's Share
    • Table 88: Chinese PTFE Industry Analyzed with Capacity, Production and Utilization Rates for Years 2007 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 89: PTFE Consumption in China by End-Use Application (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Chemicals, Industrial and Processing; Membranes and Films; Consumer Coating; and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 90: Leading PTFE Producers in China (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Dongyue, Zhonghao Chengguang, 3F, Jiangsu Meilan, Zhejiang Jusheng, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • India Decides to Extend Anti-Dumping Duties on Chinese PTFE Imports
      • Export-Import Statistics
    • Table 91: Chinese PTFE Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of Origin - US, Japan, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 92: Chinese PTFE Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume by Destination Country - South Korea, US, Italy, Japan, India, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • South Korea
      • PPS Market
    • Table 93: Leading Producers of Polyphenylene Sulfide in South Korea (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output for Cheil Industries, Chevron Phillips, Toray, Tosoh, LG Chem and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • HPPA Market
      • Key Statistics
    • Table 94: South Korean Fluorochemical Market by Application (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Refrigerant, Blowing Agent, Component, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Mexico
      • Overview of Plastics Industry
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 95: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 96: Rest of World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 97: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

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