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Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market 2014-2018

About Wood-Plastics Composites

Wood-plastic composites are materials, which hare made up of wood flour or fiber and plastic resins. These composites also contain a certain degree of additives, which foster the integration of the wood and plastic and aid in the manufacturing process. Most wood-plastic composites are manufactured using wood and plastic wastes or recyclates. A minor share of these products is manufactured using virgin wood and plastic materials. Extrusion is largely employed for the manufacturing process, followed by injection moulding.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Wood-Plastic Composites market will grow at a CAGR of 9 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Wood-Plastic Composites market for the period 2014-2018.

To arrive at a ranking for the leading vendors in the market, and to calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated by these vendors from the sales of wood-plastic composite products. It also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top four vendors in the Global Wood-Plastic Composites market. The report also provides data on the different segments of the Global Wood-Plastic Composites market, which are based on the following criteria: type of plastic, end-user, and geography.

In addition, the report discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the market. It also outlines the challenges faced by the vendors and the market at large, as well as the key trends that are emerging in the market.

TechNavio's report, the Global Wood-Plastics Composite Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers North America, Asia, Europe and the Rest of the World; it also covers the Global Wood-Plastics Composite market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Regions

  • North America
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • ROW

Key Vendors

  • Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies Inc.
  • CPG International LLC
  • Fiberon LLC
  • Trex Co. Inc.

Other Prominent Vendors

  • American Wood Fibers Inc.
  • AMSCO Windows
  • Artowood Thailand Co. Ltd.
  • B&F Plastics Inc.
  • Beologic N.V.
  • CertainTeed Corp.
  • CPG International LLC
  • Crane Plastics
  • Deceuninck N.V.
  • Findock International Inc.
  • FKuR Kunststoff GmbH
  • Guangzhou Kindwood Co. Ltd.
  • J. Ehrler GmbH & Co. KG
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corp.
  • North Wood Plastics Inc.
  • OnSpec Composites Inc.
  • Perth Wood Plastic Composite Co. Ltd.
  • Plygem Holdings Inc.
  • Polymera Inc.
  • Polyplank AB
  • Renolit AG
  • Solvay SA
  • Strandex Corp.
  • Tamko Building Products Inc.
  • Tech-Wood International Ltd.
  • Technaro GmbH
  • Universal Forest Products Inc.
  • UPM-Kymmene Corp.
  • WPC Corp.

Key Market Driver

  • Increase in Demand from the Housing Industry.

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Key Market Challenge

  • Low Preference for Recyclates in Products.

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Key Market Trend

  • Growing Applications in Non-structural Areas.

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Key questions answered in this report:

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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Table of Contents

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

  • 03.1. Market Overview
  • 03.2. Product Offerings

04. Market Research Methodology

  • 04.1. Market Research Process
  • 04.2. Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

  • 06.1. Market Overview

07. Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market

  • 07.1. Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
  • 07.2. Market Size and Forecast by Volume
  • 07.3. Composition of Wood-Plastic Composites
  • 07.4. Supply Chain Analysis
    • 07.4.1. Suppliers of Raw Materials
    • 07.4.2. Manufacturers of Wood-Plastic Composite Compounds
    • 07.4.3. Producers of Wood-Plastic Composite Products
  • 07.5. Five Forces Analysis

08. Market Segmentation by Type of Plastic

09. Market Segmentation by End-use

  • 09.1. Building and Non-building Construction Applications of Wood-Plastic Composites Market

10. Geographical Segmentation

11. Key Leading Countries

  • 11.1. USA
  • 11.2. China

12. Buying Criteria

13. Market Growth Drivers

14. Drivers and their Impact

15. Market Challenges

16. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

17. Market Trends

18. Trends and their Impact

19. Vendor Landscape

  • 19.1. Competitive Scenario
    • 19.1.1. Key News
    • 19.1.2. Mergers and Acquisitions
  • 19.2. Key Vendor Rankins 2013
  • 19.3. Other Prominent Vendors

20. Key Vendor Analysis

  • 20.1. Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies Inc.
    • 20.1.1. Business Overview
    • 20.1.2. Business Segmentation
    • 20.1.3. Key Information
    • 20.1.4. SWOT Analysis
  • 20.2. CPG International LLC
    • 20.2.1. Business Overview
    • 20.2.2. Business Segmentation
    • 20.2.3. Key Information
    • 20.2.4. SWOT Analysis
  • 20.3. Fiberon LLC
    • 20.3.1. Business Overview
    • 20.3.2. Business Segmentation
    • 20.3.3. Key Information
    • 20.3.4. SWOT Analysis
  • 20.4. Trex Co. Inc.
    • 20.4.1. Business Overview
    • 20.4.2. Business Segmentation
    • 20.4.3. Key Information
    • 20.4.4. SWOT Analysis

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List of Exhibits:

  • Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
  • Exhibit 2: Market Segmentation
  • Exhibit 3: Market Segmentation by Type of Plastic
  • Exhibit 4: Market Segmentation by End-use
  • Exhibit 5: Market Segmentation by End-use in Building and Non-building Construction Application
  • Exhibit 6: Market Segmentation by Geography
  • Exhibit 7: Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
  • Exhibit 8: Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market 2013-2018 (million MT)
  • Exhibit 9: Composition of a Typical Wood-Plastic Composite Product
  • Exhibit 10: Supply Chain of Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market
  • Exhibit 11: Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market Segmentation by Product Type 2013
  • Exhibit 12: Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market Segmentation by End-use 2013
  • Exhibit 13: Global Wood-Plastic Composites for Building and Non-building Construction Market Segmentation by Application 2013
  • Exhibit 14: Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market Segmentation by Geography 2013
  • Exhibit 15: Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market Segmentation by Geography 2018
  • Exhibit 16: Distribution Agreements
  • Exhibit 17: Business Segmentation of Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies Inc.
  • Exhibit 18: Business Segmentation of CPG International Inc.
  • Exhibit 19: Business Segmentation of Fiberon LLC
  • Exhibit 20: Business Segmentation of Trex Co. Inc.
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