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PET Foam Market by Grade (Low-Density & High-Density), and by Application (Wind Energy, Transportation, Marine, Packaging, Building & Construction & Others), & by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and RoW - Forecast to 2020

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Publishing Date: May 2015
Report Code: CH 3448

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The global PET foam market, along with its applications, has witnessed a good growth for the past few years and it is estimated to follow the same trend in the coming years. The properties such as FST (fire, smoke, and toxicity) properties, fully recyclable, resistance to water absorption, resistance to corrosion and temperature & chemical resistance, under various conditions will be the key influencing factors for the PET foam with an increased emphasis on its different applications.

The market is experiencing a higher growth in the Asia-Pacific and North American regions due to the increase in end-user demand and is expected to continue in the near future. The Asia-Pacific region is the major market that accounted for 35.76% of global market demand by volume market size in 2014.

The wind energy application accounted for the major share of the total PET foam market in 2014. The wind energy, transportation, marine, packaging, and building & construction applications are projected to be growing applications in the market. The drivers of the PET foam industry include recovery in the marine market, promising wind energy market, and growing penetration in the end-user industries due to increase in demand for energy and other products from the increasing population along with their purchasing ability in emerging countries such as China, India, and Brazil. Market data for all the applications of PET foam is given in the study with respect to volume as well as value. The data is based on the demand for all the application. Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest share of the market.

This study basically aims to estimate the global market of PET foams for 2015 and to project its demand by 2020. It provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global market. Various secondary sources such as directories, industry journals, and databases are used to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study. The primary sources that include industry experts from related industries and suppliers have been interviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of the market.

Competitive scenarios of the key players in the PET foam market have been discussed in detail. Leading companies of this market with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities are profiled in the report. The leading companies include key PET foam manufacturers such as Armacell International S.A. (Luxembourg), 3A Composites (Switzerland), Gurit Holding (Switzerland), DIAB Group (Sweden), BASF SE (Germany), Changzhou Tiansheng New Materials Co. Ltd. (China), Sekisui Plastics (Japan), Petro Polymer Shargh (Iran), Carbon-Core Corp. (U.S.), and others regional players.

Scope of the report

The global market is segment as follows:

The global PET foam market has been covered in detail in this report. To provide an all-round picture, the current market demand and forecasts have also been included.

On the basis of PET foam Grade:

  • Low-density Foam
  • High-density Foam

On the basis of application:

  • Wind Energy
  • Transportation
  • Marine
  • Packaging
  • Building & Construction
  • Others

On the basis of regions:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • RoW

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Year
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Package Size
    1.6 Limitations
    1.7 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Market Share Estimation
           2.1.1 Key Data Taken From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Key Data Taken From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.1 Key Industry Insights
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.4 Assumptions & Limitations
           2.4.1 Assumptions
           2.4.2 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 28)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 32)
    4.1 Global PET Foam Market, By Application (2015-2020)
    4.2 Attractive Opportunities for Market Players
    4.3 PET Foam Market, By Grade
    4.4 PET Foam Market: Developed vs Developing Nations
    4.5 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region
    4.6 PET Foam Market in Asia-Pacific
    4.7 PET Foam Market: Growing Demand From Asia-Pacific
    4.8 China Dominates Global PET Foam Market

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 38)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Grade
           5.2.2 By Region
           5.2.3 By Application
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Growing Penetration in End-User Industries
                    5.3.1.2 Potential Growth in Wind Energy Market
                    5.3.1.3 Recovery of Marine Market in the U.S.
           5.3.2 Restraint
                    5.3.2.1 Uncertainty in Timely Renewal of PTC
           5.3.3 Opportunity
                    5.3.3.1 High Potential Across Different Industry Verticals
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Uncertain Wind Market in the U.S.
                    5.3.4.2 Increasing Competition From the Chinese Market

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 46)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.3.1 Degree of Competition
           6.3.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.3.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.3.4 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.3.5 Threat 0f New Entrants
    6.4 Properties Comparison: PET Foam vs Core Materials
           6.4.1 Property Benefits of PET Foam in End-Use Industries
    6.5 Price Analysis

7 PET Foam Market, By Grade (Page No. - 53)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Low-Density PET Foam
    7.3 High-Density PET Foam

8 PET Foam Market, By Application (Page No. - 59)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Wind Energy Application
    8.3 Transportation Application
    8.4 Marine Application
    8.5 Packaging Application
    8.6 Building & Construction Application
    8.7 Other Applications

9 PET Foam Market, Regional Analysis (Page No. - 69)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 North America
           9.2.1 U.S.
           9.2.2 Canada
           9.2.3 Mexico
    9.3 Europe
           9.3.1 Germany
           9.3.2 U.K.
           9.3.3 Spain
    9.4 Asia-Pacific
           9.4.1 China
           9.4.2 India
           9.4.3 Japan
    9.5 The Middle East & Africa
           9.5.1 the Middle East
           9.5.2 Africa
    9.6 RoW
           9.6.1 Brazil

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 104)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Competitive Situation & Trends
             10.2.1 Overview
             10.2.2 New Product Launches: the Most Prevalent Growth Strategy
             10.2.3 Key Growth Strategies
                        10.2.3.1 New Product Launches
                        10.2.3.2 Partnership, Agreement, Collaboration, & Joint Venture
                        10.2.3.3 Investments & Expansions
                        10.2.3.4 Merger & Acquisition

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 110)
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Armacell International S.A.
     11.3 3A Composites
     11.4 Gurit Holding
     11.5 Diab Group (Ratos Ab)
     11.6 BASF SE
     11.7 Sekisui Plastics Co., Ltd.
     11.8 PETro Polymer Shargh
     11.9 Changzhou Tiansheng New Materials Co., Ltd.
     11.10 Carbon-Core Corp

*Details Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

12 Appendix (Page No. - 130)
     12.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     12.4 Available Customizations
     12.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (85 Tables)

Table 1 PET Foam Market Snapshot (2014 vs 2020): Market for PET Foam Manufacturers is Expected to Witness A High Growth Rate Between 2014 and 2020
Table 2 Impact of Global PET Foam: Market Drivers (2015–2020)
Table 3 Impact of Global PET Foam: Market Restraints (2015–2020)
Table 4 Impact of Global PET Foam: Market Opportunities (2015–2020)
Table 5 Impact of Global PET Foam: Market Challenges (2015–2020)
Table 6 PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 7 PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 8 Low-Density PET Foam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 9 Low-Density PET Foam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 10 High-Density PET Foam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 11 High-Density PET Foam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 12 PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 13 PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (Tons)
Table 14 PET Foam Market Size in Wind Energy Application, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 15 PET Foam Market Size in Wind Energy Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 16 PET Foam Market Size in Transportation Application, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 17 PET Foam Market Size in Transportation Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 18 PET Foam Market Size in Marine Application, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 19 PET Foam Market Size in Marine Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 20 PET Foam Market Size in Packaging Application, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 21 PET Foam Market Size in Packaging Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 22 PET Foam Market Size in Building & Construction Application, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 23 PET Foam Market Size in Building & Construction Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 24 PET Foam Market Size in Other Applications, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 25 PET Foam Market Size in Other Applications, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 26 PET Foam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 27 PET Foam Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 28 North America: PET Foam Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 29 North America: PET Foam Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 30 North America: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 31 North America: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 32 North America: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 33 North America: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 34 U.S.: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 35 The U.S.: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 36 Canada: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 37 Canada: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 38 Mexico: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 39 Mexico: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 40 Europe: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 41 Europe: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 42 Europe: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 43 Europe: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 44 Europe: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 45 Europe: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 46 Germany: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 47 Germany: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 48 U.K.: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 49 U.K.: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 50 Spain: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 51 Spain: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 52 Asia-Pacific: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 53 Asia-Pacific: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 54 Asia-Pacific: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 55 Asia-Pacific: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 56 Asia-Pacific: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 57 Asia-Pacific: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 58 China: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 59 China: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 60 India: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 61 India: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 62 Japan: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 63 Japan: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 64 The Middle East & Africa: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 65 The Middle East & Africa: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 66 The Middle East & Africa: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 67 The Middle East & Africa: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 68 The Middle East & Africa: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 69 The Middle East & Africa: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 70 The Middle East: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 71 The Middle East: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 72 Africa: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 73 Africa: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 74 RoW: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 75 RoW: PET Foam Market, By Country, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 76 RoW: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 77 RoW: PET Foam Market Size, By Grade, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 78 RoW: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 79 RoW: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 80 Brazil: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 81 Brazil: PET Foam Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (Tons)
Table 82 New Product Launches, 2010–2015
Table 83 Partnership, Agreement, Collaboration, & Joint Venture, 2010–2015
Table 84 Investments & Expansions, 2010–2015
Table 85 Merger & Acquisition, 2010–2015


List of Figures (61 Figures)

Figure 1 PET Foam Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Year-Wise Scope of the Study
Figure 3 PET Foam Market: Research Design
Figure 4 Key Data Taken From Secondary Sources
Figure 5 Key Data Taken From Primary Sources
Figure 6 Breakdown of Primary Interviews, By Company Grade, Designation & Region
Figure 7 Market Size Estimation: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 8 Market Size Estimation: Top-Down Approach
Figure 9 Data Mining & Analysis
Figure 10 Limitations of the Research Study
Figure 11 Asia-Pacific Dominates the Global PET Foam Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 12 Wind Energy Application Expected to Drive Market Growth Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 13 Wind Energy to Be the Most Attractive Application in Global PET Foam Market, Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 14 Asia-Pacific is the Most Attractive Market for PET Foam
Figure 15 Maximum Revenue for PET Foam to Come From Wind Energy Application in 2015 to 2020
Figure 16 Emerging Economies to Offer Lucrative Growth Potential for Market Players
Figure 17 Low-Density PET Foam to Grow at the Fastest-Rate in PET Foam Market
Figure 18 Developing Markets to Grow Faster Than the Developed Ones During the Forecast Period
Figure 19 Asia-Pacific Expected to Grow Rapidly Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 20 Wind Energy Application Industry Accounts for the Largest Share in Asia-Pacific in 2014
Figure 21 India to Witness High Growth Rate Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 22 China Accounted for the Largest Share in the PET Foam Market in 2014
Figure 23 PET Foam Market Segmentation, By Grade
Figure 24 PET Foam Market Segmentation, By Application Industries
Figure 25 Grades of PET Foam & Their Applications
Figure 26 PET Foam  Market, By Region
Figure 27 PET Foam Market, By Application
Figure 28 Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities & Challenges
Figure 29 PET Foam Value Chain Analysis
Figure 30 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 31 PET Foam Properties Comparison With Other Core Materials
Figure 32 Low-Density Segment Dominates PET Foam Market, By Grade, 2015 vs 2020 ($Million)
Figure 33 Low-Density Segment is Projected to Witness Maximum Growth By Value, on Account of the Growing Wind Market
Figure 34 Rising Prevalence of Major Application Industries Will Continue to Drive the Market
Figure 35 Wind Energy is the Fastest-Growing Key Application, Followed By the Marine & Packaging Industry During the Forecast Period
Figure 36 Regional Snapshot : Rapid Growth Markets are Emerging as New Hot Spots
Figure 37 China: the Biggest Market for PET Foam in 2014
Figure 38 North America PET Foam Market Snapshot: Demand Will Be Driven By Application
Figure 39 PET Foam Market Boosting the U.S. Market Growth
Figure 40 Wind Energy & Marine: the Major Application in Europe
Figure 41 Asia-Pacific PET Foam Market Snapshot: China is the Most Lucrative Market
Figure 42 Key Driving Factors of the PET Foam Market in Asia-Pacific
Figure 43 Wind Energy to Dominate the Marekt for the Next Five Years, 2015–2020
Figure 44 Companies Adopted New Product Launches and Partnership as the Key Growth Strategy From 2010 to 2015
Figure 45 Yearly Market Developments Matrix: New Products Launches Fuelled Growth & Innovation
Figure 46 Battle for Market Share: New Product Launches Was the Key Growth Strategy
Figure 47 Regional Revenue Mix of Top Five Market Players
Figure 48 Armacell Intenational S.A.: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 Armacell Intenational S.A.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 50 3A Composites: Company Snapshot
Figure 51 3A Composites: SWOT Analysis
Figure 52 Gurit Holding: Company Snapshot
Figure 53 Gurit Holding: SWOT Analysis
Figure 54 Diab Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 55 Diab Group : SWOT Analysis
Figure 56 BASF SE: Company Snapshot
Figure 57 BASF SE: SWOT Analysis
Figure 58 Sekisui Plastics Co., Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 59 PETro Polymer Shargh: Company Snapshot
Figure 60 Changzhou Tiansheng New Materials Co., Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 61 Carbon-Core Corp.: Company Snapshot

The PET foam market is estimated to reach $225.44 Million by value by 2020, signifying a CAGR of 8.1% between 2015 and 2020.

The global market, along with its end-use applications, showed a high growth in the past few years and is estimated to continue in the coming years. An upsurge in sales of end products due to large demand and spending by growing population will be the key influencing factor for the global market.

Currently, Asia-Pacific is the largest PET foam market which is estimated to register the highest CAGR. Countries such as China and India are projected to lead the market in Asia-Pacific, with China accounting for the largest share in terms of volume. The market size by volume of PET foams is comparatively low in the Middle East & African and RoW regions, but the estimated growth for the regions is second- and third-highest after Asia-Pacific, respectively. Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America are the most active markets in terms of strategic initiatives, owing to their market demands.

The important PET foams manufacturers include Armacell International S.A. (Luxembourg), 3A Composites (Switzerland), Gurit Holding (Switzerland), DIAB Group (Sweden), BASF SE (Germany), Changzhou Tiansheng New Materials Co. Ltd. (China), Sekisui Plastics (Japan), Petro Polymer Shargh (Iran), Carbon-Core Corp. (U.S.), and other regional players.

PET Foam Market Size, by Region, 2014 (Tons)

PET Foam Market

Source: Secondary Research, Expert Interviews, and MarketsandMarkets Analysis

This report covers the PET foam market by key regions and important countries in each of these regions. It also provides a detailed segmentation of the market on the basis of different technologies, along with their key applications.

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