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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, and Others. The report also analyzes the total global market and the US and European market for High Temperature Plastics by the following 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-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 91 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M
Arkema Group
Asahi Glass Company, Ltd.
BASF SE
Bayer MaterialScience AG

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
  • Resurgence in Global Economy Extends Optimistic Outlook for 2014 & Beyond
  • Impact of Economic Crisis
  • Current & Future Analysis
  • Analysis by Product Segment
  • HTPs Make Conventional Material Obsolete
  • Potential Opportunity from Extreme High Temperature Thermoplastics
  • Innovations: Cornerstone of HTP Market Development
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 1: High Temperature Plastics Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Celanese, Daikin, DuPont, SABIC, Solvay and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS

  • Fluoropolymers Market
    • Table 2: Global Fluoropolymers Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Type of Fluoropolymer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Innovation Sustains PTFE Market
    • PTFE - Pricing Dynamics
  • PolyVinylidine DiFluoride (PVDF) Market
  • Regional Market Perspective
    • Table 3: World Fluoropolymers Market by Region/Country (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: World Fluoropolymers Market by Region/ Country (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • End-Use Markets Spur Demand
    • Rising Demand for Fluoropolymers in Healthcare Sector
    • Table 5: Global Fluoropolymer Demand in Medical Industry by Geographic Region (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Asia-Pacific, North America, 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 in Recent Past
  • Fluoropolymer Raw Materials - An Overview
  • Regulations Affect Fluoropolymer Supply
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 6: World Fluoropolymers Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Leading Players for 3M/Dyneon, Asahi Glass, Daikin, DuPont, Solvay 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 (2013): 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: World Polyphenylene Sulfides Market by End-Use Sector (2013): Percentage 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: World Polyphenylene Sulfide Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Leading Producers for Celanese, Chevron Phillips, China Lumena New Materials, DIC, 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: World Polyaryletheretherketone (PEEK) Polymer Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity by Leading Producers for Evonik, Panjin Zhongrun High Performance Polymer, Solvay and Victrex (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: Global Automotive Market: Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles Production (In '000 Units) for Years 2013, 2015F & 2018F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: Global Automotive Market: Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles Sales (In '000 Units) for Years 2013, 2015F & 2018F (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
      • Select Fluoropolymers and Their Trade Names
      • PTFE
      • Processing
      • 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

  • Royal DSM Unveils Range of High Performance Polyamides
  • Polyonics Launches LML for Automotive Applications
  • Nexam Chemical Holding Launches NEXIMID® HT-R
  • Solvay Launches Kalix HPPA Series
  • Solvay Unveils High Stiffness Grade PEEK-KetaSpire®
  • BASF Introduces Ultramid® Comprising Renewable Resources
  • CAPLINQ Corporation Announces Plans to Launch LINQTAPE Range of Polyamide Tapes
  • Arkema Unveils Line of Engineered High Temperature Plastics
  • Hyosung Corporation Introduces Polyketone
  • PolyOne Corporation Introduces Colorant Chromatics Solutions
  • RadiciGroup Launches Radistrong PA 6 and PA66 Polyamides
  • Brady Corporation Launches Range of Harsh Weather Tolerant Polyamides
  • BASF Introduces 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
  • Applied Plastics Introduces PTFE Natural Non-Flake Small Diameter Forming Mandrels
  • Dow Chemical Company 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
  • 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

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Solvay Specialty Polymers Acquires Ryton® PPS Business of Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • Celanese Corporation Takes Over Cool Polymers
  • Toray Industries Establishes First PSP Plant in South Korea
  • Lanxess Establishes Polyamide Manufacturing Plant in Belgium
  • DIC Announces Plans to Establish PPS Compounds Facility in China
  • Celanese Corporation to Expand Production Facilities in China
  • Nexam Chemical Holding Procures Order for High Temperature Resin from Clean Sky Project
  • Royal DSM Incorporates Stanyl ForTii to Develop LED Array Holder
  • Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products Receives NORSOK M-710 Approval
  • Three Companies Enter into a License Agreement over ThermHex Technology
  • 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
  • Schulman to Take Over ECM Plastics
  • James Walker Group Acquires Jaeger Seals
  • Lumena and DSM Engineering Plastics 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 Carboxylation Plant
  • BASF Takes Over Mazzaferro
  • 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
  • Escontrol Selects VICTREX® ST™ High-Performance Polymer

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • 3M (US)
  • Arkema Group (France)
  • Asahi Glass Company, Ltd. (Japan)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Bayer MaterialScience AG (Germany)
  • Celanese Corporation (US)
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (US)
  • China Lumena New Materials Corp. (China)
  • Daikin Industries Ltd (Japan)
  • DIC Corporation (Japan)
  • Dongyue Group Limited (China)
  • The Dow Chemical Company (US)
  • DSM Engineering Plastics B.V (The Netherlands)
  • DuPont Performance Polymers (US)
  • EMS-Grivory (Switzerland)
  • Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
  • Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
  • Performance Plastics Ltd. (US)
  • Polyplastics Co, Ltd. (Japan)
  • Radici Partecipazioni SpA (Italy)
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics (US)
  • The Solvay Group (Belgium)
  • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • 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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Market by End-Use Application (Value Sales)
    • Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 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 2013 through 2020 (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 2006 through 2012 (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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Fluoropolymers Market: A Brief Overview
    • Table 41: US Fluoropolymers Market (2013): 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)
    • End-Use Markets
      • An Account of Major End-Use Industries of Engineered Plastics in the US
    • Table 42: US Market for Engineering Plastics in Electrical & Electronics Applications (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Resin Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Chinese Players - A Cause of Concern
    • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 43: US High Temperature Plastics Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Celanese, CPChem, Daikin, DuPont, SABIC, Solvay, Victrex and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Fluoropolymers Market
    • Table 44: US Fluoropolymers Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Arkema, Daikin, DuPont, Dyneon/3M, Solvay, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: US PVDF Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Arkema, Dyneon/3M, Solvay and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: US FEP Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for DuPont, Solvay and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: US Fluoroelastomers Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Daikin, DuPont, Dyneon/3M, Solvay and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: US Market for Other Fluoropolymers (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for AGC Chemicals, Daikin, DuPont, Solvay and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Polyphenylene Sulfides Market - Leading Producers
    • Table 49: US Market for Polyphenylene Sulfides (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity by Leading Producers for Chevron Phillips and Celanese/ Fortron (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Regulatory Environment
      • Biocompatibility of Medical Devices
      • Regulations Uplift Fluoropolymers
      • New Method to Recycle Plastics
    • Product Introductions/Innovations
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Value Sales
    • Table 50: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: 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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 55: 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 Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Volume Sales
    • Table 56: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: 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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Fluoropolymers Market by Segment
      • Value Sales
    • Table 59: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Other Fluoropolymers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 61: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Other Fluoropolymers Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Volume Sales
    • Table 62: 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 Million Pounds for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Other Fluoropolymers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 64: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Other Fluoropolymers Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Product Launch
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 65: Japanese 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: Japanese 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 67: Japanese 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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Japanese Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: 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 Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Euro Crisis and Beyond
    • Table 71: GDP Growth Rates in Select European Nations 2012-2015P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • European High Performance Plastics
    • Table 72: European High Temperature Plastics Market (2013): 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)
    • Rising Use of Plastics in Automobiles
    • Select Regional Markets
      • The United Kingdom
      • An Innovation Driven Plastic Sector
    • Table 73: UK Plastic Demand by End-Use Sector (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Packaging, Construction Products, Electrical, Household Electronics, Transport, Medical, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Plastic Packaging Market to Exhibit Growth in Long Term
      • Germany
      • Russian Fluoropolymer and Fluorocarbon Statistics
    • Table 74: Russian Fluoropolymers Market (2013): 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 75: Russian Fluorocarbon Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand by Application Areas - Foaming Agent, Fire-fighting, and Refrigerant (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Competitive Landscape
    • Table 76: European Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for DuPont, Celanese and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 77: European Polyphenylene Sulfides (PPS) Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Chevron Phillips, Celanese and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: European Polyketone Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Victrex and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: European High Performance Polyamide (PA11/12) Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for Arkema, Evonik, EMS Grivory and Ube (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: European High Performance Polyamide (PPA) Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for DuPont, Solvay, EMS Grivory and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: European Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players for DuPont, Solvay, Daikin, Dyneon/3M, Asahi and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: European Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales by Leading Players for Arkema, Solvay and Kureha (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Product Introductions/Innovations
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Value Sales
    • Table 83: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 84: 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 85: 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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 86: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 87: European Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 88: 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 Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Volume Sales
    • Table 89: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 90: 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 91: 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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
      • China - A Haven for Mining New Opportunities
      • Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
    • Table 92: Chinese PPS Demand by End-Use Application (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Filter Bags, Automotive, Electronics & Electrical, Industrial, Aerospace, and Coatings (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 93: Leading Producers of PPS Resins in China by Nameplate Capacity (2011-Historic Data) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Polyimide
      • Liquid Crystal Polymers
      • Fluoropolymers
      • Foreign Players Flock to China
      • Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)
      • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Holds Lion's Share
    • Table 94: PTFE Consumption in China by End-Use Application (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Chemicals, Industrial and Processing; Membranes and Films; Consumer Coating; and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 95: Chinese PTFE Industry Analyzed with Capacity, Production and Utilization Rates for Years 2010 through 2011 (Historic Data) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 96: Leading PTFE Producers in China (2011-Historic Data): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Dongyue, Zhonghao Chengguang, 3F, Jiangsu Meilan, Zhejiang Jusheng, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Plastic Films: The Material of Choice
      • India
      • India Extends Anti-Dumping Duties on Chinese PTFE Imports
      • South Korea
      • PPS Market
      • HPPA Market
      • Fluorochemicals - Key Statistics
    • Table 97: South Korean Fluorochemical Market by Application (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Refrigerant, Blowing Agent, Component, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Mexico
      • Overview of Plastics Industry
    • Product Introduction
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Value Sales
    • Table 98: Rest of 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 99: Rest of 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 100: Rest of 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 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 101: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 102: Rest of World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 103: 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 Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

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