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Epoxy Resins

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Epoxy Resins in Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Applications: Paints & Coatings (Solvent-based, Water-based, & Powder Coatings), Electrical & Electronics, Adhesives & Bonding, Construction, Wind Energy, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2012 through 2020. Also, a six-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 87 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Ashland, Inc.
Atul Ltd.
Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand) Ltd.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
Asahi Kasei Corporation

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

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Primer
  • Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead
  • Global Epoxy Resin Production Continues to Grow
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Dow Chemical Announce Plans to Shed Global Epoxy Businesses
  • Volatile Feedstock and Energy Prices Pose Major Concern for Producers

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS

  • Increasing Demand for Coatings: A Strong Growth Driver for Epoxy Resins
  • Wind Energy Opens Up New Avenues for Future Growth
  • Technology Advancements: Spearheading Growth
  • Recent Product Launches with Improved Thermal and Mechanical Properties
  • Green Epoxy Resins to Rejuvenate the Global Market
  • Rising Demand in Developing Countries Offers Significant Growth Opportunities
  • Asia-Pacific Represents the Fastest and Single Largest Market Worldwide
  • Exodus of Epoxy Resin Manufacturers to Asia Continues
  • Asian Exporters Leverage Price Gap to Step up Shipments to Europe
  • Recovery in Construction Activity Spurs Market Growth
  • Resurgence Anticipated for Epoxy Resins in Flooring Application
  • Encouraging Gains in Global PMI Signals an Optimistic Outlook for Epoxy Resins
  • Epoxy Adhesives: A Key Application Area
  • Electrical & Electronics Sector Lends Traction to Market Growth
  • Growth in Automotive Production Augurs Well for Epoxy Resins
  • Advanced Resin Materials and Production Techniques Enable Mass Manufacture of Automotive Components
  • New Applications to Drive Future Growth of Epoxy Resins Market
  • Epoxy Resin Reinforced Plastic Pipes Offer Significant Advantages

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Classification of Epoxy Resins
  • Based on Type of Raw Material
  • Based on Molecular Arrangement
  • Based on Number of Epoxy Groups
  • Based on Solvent Base and Characteristics
  • Types of Waterborne Epoxy Resin System Formulations
  • Production Processes of Epoxy Resins
  • Liquid Epoxy Resins
  • Solid Epoxy Resins
  • Modified Epoxy Resins
  • Additives Used in Formulation of Epoxy Resins
  • Curing Agents
  • Hardeners

4. HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

  • Health Issues
  • Liquid Epoxy Resins
  • Solid Epoxy Resins
  • Modified Epoxy Resins
  • Curing Agents / Hardeners
  • Solvents
  • Reactive Diluents
  • Fillers
  • Environmental Issues
  • Low VOC Content - Prime Concern

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

  • Allnex Launches Easy Cure System
  • Aditya Birla Chemicals Introduces New Products for Composites and Electrical Applications
  • 3M Rolls Out Abrasion Resistant Epoxy Coating
  • HammerHead Trenchless Equipment Unveils Epoxy System for HydraLiner Lateral Lining System
  • PPG Industries Provides New Coatings to US Navy
  • Electrolube to Launch Surface Mount Line of Epoxy Resins in China
  • Henkel Introduces Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero Surfacing Film
  • SelecTech Rolls Out EpoxyStyle ESD
  • Sherwin-Williams Develops Glass Flake Epoxy-Based Paint Technology
  • Epoxyset Launches EO-83M-2 Epoxy Adhesive
  • Master Bond Introduces EP30HV Epoxy System
  • Epoxyset Launches EPOXIBOND-485 Epoxy Adhesive
  • Engineered Material Systems Unveils 535-18M-57 UV Cured Epoxy Adhesive
  • DSM Introduces Daron RTM Resins Range
  • Aremco Product Rolls Out Aremco-Bond 2310 Epoxy Adhesive
  • Omnova Solutions Launches Pliotec SA60 Coating System
  • RBC Industries Introduces New Range of Acrylic Inks
  • Emerald Specialties Launches FREEREZ(r) ZERO Reactant
  • 3M Fire Protection Products Launches 3M FIP 1-Step Firestop Foam
  • Gurit Introduces New Composite Material Range

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Wilsonart to Take Over Durcon
  • Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires IGM Resins
  • Aditya Birla Chemicals Thailand Acquires CTP Chemicals and Technologies for Polymers
  • NetComposites Spearheads NanoSynth Project for Developing Industrial Graphene-Filled Epoxy Resins
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals and UPC Technology Commence Construction of JV Manufacturing Facility for Phenolic Resins
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals to Establish Acrylic-based Resin Manufacturing Facility in Thailand
  • Nuplex Industries Inks MoU with KVIL Group to Form Joint Venture
  • BASF and Euroresins Europe Sign Agreement
  • DSM-AGI Enters into Strategic Cooperation with Eternal Chemical to Produce UV Resins
  • Dow Epoxy Competes Expansion of Production Capacity of Stade Plant
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inks Definitive JV Agreement with UPC Technology

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • 3M Company (US)
  • Ashland, Inc. (US)
  • Atul Ltd. (India)
  • Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand) Ltd. (Thailand)
  • Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (US)
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Cytec Industries, Inc. (US)
  • DuPont EI De Nemours & Co (US)
  • Emerald CVC Thermoset Specialties (US)
  • Huntsman Corporation (US)
  • Jiangsu Sanmu Group Corporation (China)
  • LEUNA-Harze GmbH (Germany)
  • Kukdo Chemical Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (US)
  • Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)
  • RBC Industries, Inc. (US)
  • Reichhold, Inc. (US)
  • Spolchemie A.S. (Czech Republic)
  • Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • The Dow Chemical Company (US)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. LATIN AMERICA

7. REST OF WORLD

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