Global Engineering Plastics Market (2012 – 2017)

Engineering Plastics are high performance polymers possessing superior mechanical and thermal properties and are used in a wide range of industries. Engineering plastics are highly valued for their high temperature and chemical resistance, high strength, impact and abrasion resistance and rigidity and stability in many harsh and demanding applications. Engineering plastics are widely used in gears, cams, fuel-systems, bushings, cranks, car bumpers, dashboard trim, skis and ski boots, motorcycle helmets, automotive instrument panels, refrigerator liners, business machines, communications equipment and so on. The major applications include automotives and electrical and electronics which together account for a substantial share of the overall demand for engineering plastics. The major drivers for the market are increasing trend of replacement of traditional materials such as metal and glass with engineering plastics, design and processing innovation, and product and applications expansion.

This study estimates the global market of engineering plastics by the end of 2017. This market research study provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global Engineering plastics market [ ]. The report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, Winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major geographic regions, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World that include key growth regions such as China and India. Major countries with the market volumes and revenues are covered for each of the region. Competitive scenario and market share of the top players in the market has been discussed in detail. The top players of the industry are profiled in detail with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities.

Market has also been segmented on the basis of product types where major product types such as Polycarbonates, Nylon, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), polyacetals and so on have been discussed in detail and a comprehensive view and forecast is provided for each category with the market volumes and revenues. Market has been further segmented on the basis of applications. The major applications for Engineering plastics include automotives, electrical and electronics, appliances, industrial applications and so on have been discussed in detail in the report. Market share for major market participants has been described in detail for Engineering plastics. The global existing production capacities of the top suppliers have been provided in detail in the report.

We have used various secondary sources such as encyclopedia, directories, and databases to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of Engineering plastics. The primary sources – selected experts from related industries and selected suppliers have been interviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of Engineering plastics.

We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities. Key participants in the global Engineering plastics market include BASF (Germany), Bayer (Germany), Dow chemical (U.S.), Dupont (U.S.), Eastman chemical company (U.S.), DSM NV (Netherlands) and so on.

Scope of the report

This Engineering plastics market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of applications, product type and geography; forecasting volumes and revenues and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets:

On the basis of applications:  The Engineering plastics market is segmented on the basis of end user applications as automotives, electrical and electronics, appliances, industrial applications and other applications. Each application is further described in detail in the report with volumes and revenues forecasted for each application.

On the basis of product type:  Polycarbonates, Nylon, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), polyacetals, fluoropolymers, polyesters and so on.

On the basis of geography: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW and key countries in every region.

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