Market Research Report
The Future of High-Performance Polymer Foams to 2021
|Published by||Smithers Rapra||Product code||403752|
|Published||Content info||131 Pages
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|The Future of High-Performance Polymer Foams to 2021|
|Published: December 7, 2016||Content info: 131 Pages||
Global market for High-Performance Polymer Foams will increase 4.8% annually, led by growth in emerging and transitional economies
The overall polymer foam market is worth more than $100 billion in 2015, with sales of more than 22 million tonnes of foams. The demand for high-performance polymer foams is growing rapidly, and currently accounts for around 25% of the total polymer foam market. The construction industry is the largest segment for polymer foam demand, with over 60% of the overall market by volume and 65% by value.
This industry offers growth opportunities for high performance foams and markets such as transportation and footwear will be the leading segments creating higher demand for high performance products. The demand for high-performance polymer foams is growing in all regions, especially in emerging and transitional economies; the market is forecast to grow 4.8% annually during the period 2016-21.
The Future of High-Performance Polymer Foams to 2021 is guided by Smithers Rapra's in-house primary research and supported by extensive industry data, which underpins both our appraisal of existing market conditions and our forecasting. Primary research was based on interviews with industry personnel across the value chain, including leading suppliers, manufacturers and end users. Discussions with industry influencers supplemented this research. Secondary research was founded on an extensive literature review of market and company reports, magazine and journal abstracts, trends, and market information.