EPP Foam Market

EPP Foam Market by Type (Low-Density, High-Density & Porous PP), Application (Automotive, Packaging, Consumer Products), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East & Africa) - Global Forecast to 2028

Report Code: CH 3446 Sep, 2023, by marketsandmarkets.com

EPP Foam Market

EPP Foam Market is valued at USD 1.4 billion in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 1.8 billion by 2028, growing at 5.7% cagr during the forecast period. The growing demand for EPP foam is being fueled in significant amounts by the automobile sector. Automakers are using EPP foam as their preferred material due to their constant focus on environmental sustainability, vehicle safety, and fuel efficiency.

Attractive Opportunities in the EPP Foam Market

EPP Foam Market

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EPP Foam Market

EPP Foam Market Dynamics

Driver: EPP Foam’s versatility in the automotive industry

The incredible ability of EPP foam to reduce weight without sacrificing strength accounts for its adaptability in the automobile industry. Automakers are using EPP foam to reduce unnecessary weight from automobiles in an era where fuel efficiency is crucial. EPP foam is assisting in achieving significant improvements in fuel efficiency through the reduction of overall vehicle weight and enhancements to handling and performance. In the automobile sector, safety is non-negotiable, and EPP foam is playing a critical role in taking it to new heights.

Restraint: High initial costs related to manufacturing

Production of EPP foam is a highly specialized process requiring complex engineering and high-tech equipment. Extrusion, bead expansion, molding, and curing are the transformation processes that the raw polypropylene material goes through. To get the appropriate foam structure and qualities, each step needs to be executed with accuracy and control. Modern machinery and technology require a heavy initial investment, which greatly increases the cost. The dedication and skill required to produce an EPP foam recognized for its adaptability, durability, and outstanding qualities are reflected in the high initial cost of manufacture.

Opportunity: Technological advancement in EPP foam manufacturing

EPP foam has seen notable technical developments throughout time, propelling it to the forefront of a variety of industries. These breakthroughs have increased the potential applications for EPP foam, rather than only making minor incremental improvements. EPP foam is distinguished by its ability to be both light and durable. Engineers have been able to improve these qualities even further due to recent technological developments. EPP foam with improved strength-to-weight ratios has been developed as an outcome of material engineering innovations, enabling even greater weight reduction in automotive components, packaging materials, and other products.

Challenges: Raw material availability and price fluctuations

EPP foam production comes with a unique set of challenges, prominent among them the scarcity of raw materials and price fluctuations. Polypropylene's price is prone to fluctuations driven on by supply and demand imbalances, currency fluctuations, and market speculation due to its intrinsic volatility. Such price fluctuation may affect the cost of making EPP foam in a cascading manner, which may affect the final product's cost and the makers' profitability. Numerous variables, including as interruptions in supply brought on by disasters, changes in demand, and geopolitical events, can have an impact on the dynamics of the EPP foam market.

EPP Foam
Market Ecosystem

BASF SE (Germany), JSP Corporation (Japan), Hanwha Advanced Materials (South Korea), BEWI (Norway), and Sonoco Products Company (US), are some of the prominent companies in the EPP foam market. These companies are well-established, financially stable, and have a global presence in the market.

EPP Foam Market Ecosystem

Based on type, the high-density segment is estimated to have largest share during the forecast period.

Demand for high-density EPP foam is increasing across all sectors that need products with great strength, durability, and impact resistance. This EPP foam, distinguished by its denser cellular structure, is quickly replacing other types of foam as the material of choice for various purposes. Always at the forefront of innovation, the automotive sector is increasingly using high-density EPP foam. It is an ideal material for safety elements like vehicle bumpers and crash absorbers due to its capacity to withstand powerful impacts while being lightweight.

Based on application, the automotive segment is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period.

It is impossible to emphasize how much EPP foam contributes to a quieter and more relaxing driving experience. Its acoustic insulation qualities are used to reduce noise and vibrations inside the car. EPP foam makes sure that drivers and passengers have a peaceful ride by sealing engine noise and decreasing road noise. EPP foam is an important component in the innovative interior of contemporary vehicles. Its light weight and moldability enable the development of visually appealing and comfortable interior components. EPP foam blends comfort and design in everything from armrests to door panels, improving the environment within the vehicle.

Asia Pacific region is projected to grow at a significant CAGR during the forecast period.

Consumer electronics are produced and consumed mostly in Asia Pacific, where EPP foam is a key component. It is used to wrap delicate electronic parts, assuring their safe delivery to customers and transportation. It is indispensable for protecting priceless electrical gadgets due to its lightweight design and protective attributes. The demand for EPP foam is anticipated to rise even further as the Asia Pacific area continues to experience economic growth and technological advancement. Its unmatched versatility, lightweight, and sustainability credentials make it a material that not only satisfies the needs of various industries nowadays but also encourages innovation and helps to determine the direction of materials research.

EPP Foam Market by Region

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EPP Foam Market Players

BASF SE (Germany), JSP Corporation (Japan), Hanwha Advanced Materials (South Korea), BEWI (Norway), Sonoco Products Company (US), Engineered Foam Products (UK), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan), Chemische Fabrik Budenheim KG (Germany), and Yanfeng Woodbridge Lightweight Composites Co., Ltd. (China) are among the key players leading the market through their innovative offerings, enhanced production capacities, and efficient distribution channels.

EPP Foam Market Report Scope

Report Metric

Details

Market Size Value in 2023

USD 1.4 billion

Revenue Forecast in 2028

USD 1.8 billion

CAGR

5.7%

Market Size Available for Years

2019 to 2028

Base Year Considered

2022

Forecast Period

2023–2028

Forecast Units

Value (USD million/billion), Volume (Kilotons)

Segments Covered

Type, Application, and Region.

Geographies Covered

Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America

Companies Covered

The major market players include BASF SE (Germany), JSP Corporation (Japan), Hanwha Advanced Materials (South Korea), BEWI (Norway), Sonoco Products Company (US), Engineered Foam Products (UK), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan), Chemische Fabrik Budenheim KG (Germany), and Yanfeng Woodbridge Lightweight Composites Co., Ltd. (China)

This research report categorizes the EPP foam market based on type, application, and region.

Based on type, the EPP foam market has been segmented as follows:
  • Low-density
  • High-density
  • Porous PP
Based on application, the EPP foam market has been segmented as follows:
  • Automotive
  • Packaging
  • Consumer products
  • Others (HVAC, marine, aerospace, medical, fibers & fabrics, and sports & leisure.)
Based on regions, the EPP foam market has been segmented as follows:
  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
  • South America

Recent Developments

  • In May 2022, BEWI acquired Jablite Group, a leading UK based insulation and packaging company.
  • In March 2022, Kaneka developed a new grade of EPERAN series. It contains 25% of the recycled content from end-of-life EPP parts.
  • In January 2022, Sonoco Products Company acquired Ball Metalpack, a major manufacturer of sustainable metal packaging for food and household products.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
1 INTRODUCTION (Page No. - 31)
    1.1 STUDY OBJECTIVES 
    1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 
    1.3 INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS 
          TABLE 1 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE: INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
          TABLE 2 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION: INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
    1.4 MARKET SCOPE 
          FIGURE 1 EPP FOAM MARKET SEGMENTATION
           1.4.1 REGIONS COVERED
           1.4.2 YEARS CONSIDERED
    1.5 CURRENCY CONSIDERED 
    1.6 UNIT CONSIDERED 
    1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 
    1.8 SUMMARY OF CHANGES 
 
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (Page No. - 36)
    2.1 RESEARCH DATA 
          FIGURE 2 EPP FOAM MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN
           2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA
                    2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources
           2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA
                    2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources
                    2.1.2.2 Participating companies for primary research
                    2.1.2.3 Key industry insights
                    2.1.2.4 Breakdown of primary interviews
    2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 
          FIGURE 3 EPP FOAM MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
           2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
                    FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
           2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH
                    FIGURE 5 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    2.3 RECESSION IMPACT 
    2.4 DATA TRIANGULATION 
          FIGURE 6 EPP FOAM MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION
    2.5 ASSUMPTIONS 
    2.6 LIMITATIONS 
 
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (Page No. - 44)
    TABLE 3 EPP FOAM MARKET TO REGISTER HIGH GROWTH BETWEEN 2023 AND 2028
    FIGURE 7 HIGH-DENSITY SEGMENT TO LEAD EPP FOAM MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    FIGURE 8 AUTOMOTIVE SEGMENT TO DOMINATE EPP FOAM MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    FIGURE 9 ASIA PACIFIC LED EPP FOAM MARKET IN 2022
 
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS (Page No. - 47)
    4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PLAYERS IN EPP FOAM MARKET 
          FIGURE 10 EPP FOAM MARKET TO WITNESS GROWTH BETWEEN 2023 AND 2028
    4.2 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE 
          FIGURE 11 POROUS PP TO BE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    4.3 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION 
          FIGURE 12 AUTOMOTIVE TO BE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    4.4 ASIA PACIFIC EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND COUNTRY, 2022 
          FIGURE 13 AUTOMOTIVE SEGMENT AND CHINA ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST SHARES
    4.5 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY 
          FIGURE 14 INDIA TO GROW AT HIGHEST CAGR RATE DURING FORECAST PERIOD
 
5 MARKET OVERVIEW (Page No. - 50)
    5.1 INTRODUCTION 
    5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 
          FIGURE 15 DRIVERS, RESTRAINTS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES IN EPP FOAM MARKET
           5.2.1 DRIVERS
                    5.2.1.1 Lightweight properties of EPP foam
                    5.2.1.2 Focus on lightweighting in automotive industry
                                FIGURE 16 GROWTH OF AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING MARKET, 2019–2023
                    5.2.1.3 Ideal material for protective packaging solutions
                    5.2.1.4 Extensive use in construction and building materials
           5.2.2 RESTRAINTS
                    5.2.2.1 High initial costs related to manufacturing
                    5.2.2.2 Availability of competitive materials such as polystyrene foam and polyethylene foam
                    5.2.2.3 Difficulties in recycling process
           5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES
                    5.2.3.1 Technological advancement in EPP foam manufacturing
                    5.2.3.2 Consumer awareness regarding eco-friendly products
                    5.2.3.3 Emerging markets
           5.2.4 CHALLENGES
                    5.2.4.1 Raw material availability and price fluctuations
                    5.2.4.2 Regulatory compliance
                    5.2.4.3 Fluctuations in transportation costs
    5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCE ANALYSIS 
          FIGURE 17 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS: EPP FOAM MARKET
          TABLE 4 EPP FOAM MARKET: PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
           5.3.1 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
           5.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
           5.3.3 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
           5.3.4 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
           5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
 
6 INDUSTRY TRENDS (Page No. - 58)
    6.1 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 
          FIGURE 18 VALUE CHAIN OF EPP FOAM MARKET
           6.1.1 RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERS
           6.1.2 MANUFACTURERS
           6.1.3 DISTRIBUTORS
           6.1.4 END USERS
    6.2 TRENDS/DISRUPTIONS IMPACTING CUSTOMERS' BUSINESSES 
          FIGURE 19 REVENUE SHIFT & NEW REVENUE POCKETS FOR EPP FOAM MANUFACTURERS
    6.3 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS 
           6.3.1 ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
           6.3.2 3D PRINTING AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
           6.3.3 MATERIAL INNOVATIONS
           6.3.4 SMART EPP FOAM
           6.3.5 NANOSTRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONAL COATINGS
           6.3.6 SIMULATION AND MODELLING SOFTWARE
           6.3.7 ENERGY-EFFICIENT MANUFACTURING
    6.4 REGULATORY LANDSCAPE 
           6.4.1 US
                    6.4.1.1 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
                    6.4.1.2 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
           6.4.2 EUROPEAN UNION
                    6.4.2.1 Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
                    6.4.2.2 Packaging And Packaging Waste Directive
           6.4.3 ASIA PACIFIC-
                    6.4.3.1 Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016
           6.4.4 REGULATORY BODIES, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
                    6.4.4.1 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
                    6.4.4.2 European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
                    6.4.4.3 Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
                    6.4.4.4 International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
                    6.4.4.5 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
                    6.4.4.6 Industry Associations and Organizations
    6.5 PATENT ANALYSIS 
           6.5.1 INTRODUCTION
           6.5.2 METHODOLOGY
           6.5.3 DOCUMENT TYPE
                    FIGURE 20 PATENTS REGISTERED (2012 –2022)
           6.5.4 PUBLICATION TRENDS (2012–2022)
                    FIGURE 21 NUMBER OF PATENTS REGISTERED IN LAST 10 YEARS
           6.5.5 INSIGHTS
           6.5.6 JURISDICTION ANALYSIS
                    FIGURE 22 TOP JURISDICTIONS
           6.5.7 TOP COMPANIES/APPLICANTS
                    FIGURE 23 KANEKA CORPORATION REGISTERED MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PATENTS
                    TABLE 5 KANEKA CORPORATION
                    TABLE 6 PATENTS BY BASF SE
                    TABLE 7 TOP 10 PATENT OWNERS IN LAST 10 YEARS
    6.6 ECOSYSTEM MAPPING 
          FIGURE 24 EPP FOAM MARKET ECOSYSTEM
          TABLE 8 EPP FOAM MARKET: VALUE CHAIN STAKEHOLDERS
    6.7 KEY STAKEHOLDERS AND BUYING CRITERIA 
           6.7.1 KEY STAKEHOLDERS IN BUYING PROCESS
                     FIGURE 25 INFLUENCE OF STAKEHOLDERS IN BUYING PROCESS FOR TOP THREE APPLICATIONS
                     TABLE 9 INFLUENCE OF STAKEHOLDERS IN BUYING PROCESS FOR TOP THREE APPLICATIONS (%)
           6.7.2 BUYING CRITERIA
                     FIGURE 26 KEY BUYING CRITERIA, BY APPLICATION
                     TABLE 10 KEY BUYING CRITERIA, BY TOP THREE APPLICATIONS
    6.8 KEY CONFERENCES & EVENTS IN 2023–2024 
          TABLE 11 EPP FOAM MARKET: DETAILED CONFERENCES & EVENTS IN 2023–2024
    6.9 CASE STUDY ANALYSIS 
           6.9.1 REVOLUTIONIZING SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY IN SPORTS AND PLAY AREAS WITH EPP FOAM: THE SHOCKWAVE ECOBASE CASE STUDY
                    6.9.1.1 Objective
                    6.9.1.2 Solution statement
           6.9.2 ENHANCING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND PROTECTION IN HVAC SYSTEMS WITH EPP THERMAL COVERS: THE FERNOX CASE STUDY
                    6.9.2.1 Objective
                    6.9.2.2 Solution statement
           6.9.3 REVOLUTIONIZING UAV (UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE) MANUFACTURING: ENHANCED EFFICIENCY WITH MOLDED EPP FOAM
                    6.9.3.1 Objective
                    6.9.3.2 Solution statement
    6.1 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE ANALYSIS 
           6.10.1 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE BASED ON REGION
                     FIGURE 27 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE, BY REGION (USD/KG)
           6.10.2 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE BASED ON APPLICATION
                     TABLE 12 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE BASED ON APPLICATION (USD/KG)
           6.10.3 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE BASED ON REGION
                     TABLE 13 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE BASED ON REGION (USD/KG)
 
7 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE (Page No. - 76)
    7.1 INTRODUCTION 
          FIGURE 28 HIGH-DENSITY EPP FOAM TO REMAIN LARGEST MARKET SEGMENT
          TABLE 14 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 15 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 16 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
          TABLE 17 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    7.2 LOW-DENSITY 
           7.2.1 HIGH DEMAND IN PACKAGING INDUSTRY TO DRIVE MARKET
                    TABLE 18 LOW-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 19 LOW-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 20 LOW-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 21 LOW-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    7.3 HIGH-DENSITY 
           7.3.1 EXCELLENT STABILITY, HIGH STRENGTH-TO-WEIGHT RATIO, AND LOAD-BEARING STRUCTURAL SUPPORT TO DRIVE MARKET
                    TABLE 22 HIGH-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 23 HIGH-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 24 HIGH-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 25 HIGH-DENSITY EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    7.4 POROUS PP 
           7.4.1 EXTENSIVE USE IN AUTOMOTIVE INTERIORS FOR NOISE AND VIBRATION REDUCTION TO DRIVE MARKET
                    TABLE 26 POROUS EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 27 POROUS EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 28 POROUS EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 29 POROUS EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
 
8 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION (Page No. - 84)
    8.1 INTRODUCTION 
          FIGURE 29 AUTOMOTIVE TO REMAIN LARGEST APPLICATION SEGMENT OF EPP FOAM MARKET
          TABLE 30 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 31 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 32 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
          TABLE 33 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    8.2 AUTOMOTIVE 
           8.2.1 LOW WEIGHT OF EPP FOAM TO INCREASE DEMAND
                    TABLE 34 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 35 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 36 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 37 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    8.3 PACKAGING 
           8.3.1 AFFORDABILITY OF EPP FOAM TO DRIVE DEMAND
                    TABLE 38 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 39 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 40 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 41 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    8.4 CONSUMER PRODUCTS 
           8.4.1 ENERGY ABSORPTION AND ACOUSTIC INSULATION TO INCREASE DEMAND
                    TABLE 42 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 43 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 44 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 45 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    8.5 OTHERS 
          TABLE 46 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 47 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 48 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
          TABLE 49 EPP FOAM MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
 
9 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION (Page No. - 94)
    9.1 INTRODUCTION 
          FIGURE 30 INDIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET
          TABLE 50 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 51 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 52 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
          TABLE 53 EPP FOAM MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    9.2 ASIA PACIFIC 
           9.2.1 IMPACT OF RECESSION
                    FIGURE 31 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 54 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 55 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 56 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 57 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 58 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 59 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 60 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 61 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 62 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 63 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 64 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 65 ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.2.2 CHINA
                    9.2.2.1 Growing industrial and manufacturing activities to increase demand
                                TABLE 66 CHINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 67 CHINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 68 CHINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 69 CHINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.2.3 INDIA
                    9.2.3.1 Promising automobile sector growth to drive demand for EPP foam
                                TABLE 70 INDIA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 71 INDIA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 72 INDIA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 73 INDIA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.2.4 JAPAN
                    9.2.4.1 Saturated manufacturing market conditions to hamper growth
                                TABLE 74 JAPAN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 75 JAPAN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 76 JAPAN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 77 JAPAN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.2.5 SOUTH KOREA
                    9.2.5.1 Presence of key automobile manufacturers to increase demand
                                TABLE 78 SOUTH KOREA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 79 SOUTH KOREA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 80 SOUTH KOREA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 81 SOUTH KOREA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.2.6 THAILAND
                    9.2.6.1 Automotive industry to influence market growth
                                TABLE 82 THAILAND: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 83 THAILAND: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 84 THAILAND: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 85 THAILAND: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.2.7 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC
                    TABLE 86 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 87 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 88 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 89 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    9.3 NORTH AMERICA 
           9.3.1 IMPACT OF RECESSION
                    FIGURE 32 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 90 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 91 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 92 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 93 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 94 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 95 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 96 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 97 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 98 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 99 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 100 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 101 NORTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.3.2 US
                    9.3.2.1 Growing automotive industry to drive demand
                                TABLE 102 US: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 103 US: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 104 US: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 105 US: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.3.3 CANADA
                    9.3.3.1 Increasing use in packaging applications to drive market
                                TABLE 106 CANADA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 107 CANADA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 108 CANADA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 109 CANADA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.3.4 MEXICO
                    9.3.4.1 Growing investments by key market players to drive market
                                TABLE 110 MEXICO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 111 MEXICO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 112 MEXICO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 113 MEXICO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    9.4 EUROPE 
           9.4.1 IMPACT OF RECESSION
                    FIGURE 33 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET SNAPSHOT
                    TABLE 114 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 115 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 116 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 117 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 118 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 119 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 120 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 121 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 122 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 123 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 124 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 125 EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.4.2 GERMANY
                    9.4.2.1 Increased demand from automotive parts manufacturing sector to drive market
                                TABLE 126 GERMANY: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 127 GERMANY: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 128 GERMANY: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 129 GERMANY: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.4.3 FRANCE
                    9.4.3.1 Initiative of technical harmonization to drive market
                                TABLE 130 FRANCE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 131 FRANCE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 132 FRANCE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 133 FRANCE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.4.4 SPAIN
                    9.4.4.1 Established car manufacturers to increase demand
                                TABLE 134 SPAIN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 135 SPAIN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 136 SPAIN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 137 SPAIN: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.4.5 UK
                    9.4.5.1 Significant investments in automotive R&D to drive market
                                TABLE 138 UK: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 139 UK: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 140 UK: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 141 UK: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.4.6 NETHERLANDS
                    9.4.6.1 Growing automotive sector to increase demand
                                TABLE 142 NETHERLANDS: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 143 NETHERLANDS: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 144 NETHERLANDS: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 145 NETHERLANDS: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.4.7 REST OF EUROPE
                    TABLE 146 REST OF EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 147 REST OF EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 148 REST OF EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 149 REST OF EUROPE: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    9.5 SOUTH AMERICA 
           9.5.1 RECESSION IMPACT
                    TABLE 150 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 151 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 152 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 153 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 154 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 155 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 156 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 157 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 158 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 159 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 160 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 161 SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.5.2 BRAZIL
                    9.5.2.1 Growing automotive industry to drive market
                                TABLE 162 BRAZIL: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 163 BRAZIL: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 164 BRAZIL: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 165 BRAZIL: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.5.3 ARGENTINA
                    9.5.3.1 High demand for luxury cars and SUVs due to increasing consumer spending to drive market
                                TABLE 166 ARGENTINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 167 ARGENTINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 168 ARGENTINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 169 ARGENTINA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.5.4 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA
                    TABLE 170 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 171 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 172 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 173 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: EPP FOAM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
    9.6 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 
           9.6.1 IMPACT OF RECESSION
                    TABLE 174 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 175 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 176 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 177 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 178 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 179 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 180 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 181 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 182 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 183 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 184 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 185 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.6.2 SOUTH AFRICA
                    9.6.2.1 Presence of various car manufacturers to drive market
                                TABLE 186 SOUTH AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 187 SOUTH AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 188 SOUTH AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 189 SOUTH AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.6.3 MOROCCO
                    9.6.3.1 Automobile companies to increase demand
                                TABLE 190 MOROCCO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 191 MOROCCO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 192 MOROCCO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                                TABLE 193 MOROCCO: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
           9.6.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
                    TABLE 194 REST MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 195 REST MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 196 REST MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2018–2022 (KILOTON)
                    TABLE 197 REST MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: EPP FOAM MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (KILOTON)
 
10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE (Page No. - 154)
     10.1 OVERVIEW 
     10.2 KEY PLAYER STRATEGIES 
             TABLE 198 COMPANIES ADOPTED ACQUISITION AS KEY GROWTH STRATEGY BETWEEN 2018 AND 2022
     10.3 REVENUE ANALYSIS 
             10.3.1 REVENUE ANALYSIS OF TOP PLAYERS IN EPP MARKET
                        FIGURE 34 TOP PLAYERS – REVENUE ANALYSIS (2018–2022)
     10.4 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS: EPP FOAM MARKET 
             10.4.1 RANKING OF KEY MARKET PLAYERS, 2022
                        FIGURE 35 RANKING OF TOP 5 PLAYERS IN EPP FOAM MARKET
             10.4.2 BASF SE
             10.4.3 JSP CORPORATION
             10.4.4 HANWHA ADVANCED MATERIALS
             10.4.5 BEWI
             10.4.6 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY
             10.4.7 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS, 2022
                        FIGURE 36 EPP FOAM MARKET SHARE, BY COMPANY (2022)
                        TABLE 199 EPP FOAM MARKET: DEGREE OF COMPETITION
     10.5 COMPANY EVALUATION MATRIX, 2022 
             10.5.1 STARS
             10.5.2 PERVASIVE PLAYERS
             10.5.3 EMERGING LEADERS
             10.5.4 PARTICIPANTS
                        FIGURE 37 EPP FOAM MARKET: COMPANY EVALUATION MATRIX
     10.6 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 
             10.6.1 COMPANY FOOTPRINT ANALYSIS
                        FIGURE 38 EPP FOAM MARKET: COMPANY FOOTPRINT
                        TABLE 200 COMPANY SOLUTION OFFERING FOOTPRINT, 2022
                        TABLE 201 COMPANY REGION FOOTPRINT, 2022
     10.7 COMPANY EVALUATION MATRIX FOR STARTUPS/SMES, 2022 
             10.7.1 PROGRESSIVE COMPANIES
             10.7.2 RESPONSIVE COMPANIES
             10.7.3 STARTING BLOCKS
             10.7.4 DYNAMIC COMPANIES
                        FIGURE 39 EPP FOAM MARKET: COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING OF EMERGING COMPANIES, 2022
                        TABLE 202 EPP FOAM MARKET: DETAILED LIST OF KEY STARTUPS/SMES
                        TABLE 203 EPP FOAM MARKET: COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING OF KEY STARTUPS/SMES
     10.8 COMPETITIVE SCENARIOS 
             10.8.1 PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENT
                        TABLE 204 EPP FOAM MARKET: PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENT, 2018–2022
             10.8.2 DEALS
                        TABLE 205 EPP FOAM MARKET: DEALS, 2018–2022
 
11 COMPANY PROFILES (Page No. - 167)
     11.1 KEY PLAYERS 
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, and MnM View (Key strengths/Right to Win, Strategic Choices Made, and Weaknesses and Competitive Threats))*
             11.1.1 BASF SE
                        TABLE 206 BASF SE: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 40 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 207 BASF SE: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.1.2 JSP CORPORATION
                        TABLE 208 JSP CORPORATION: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 41 JSP CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 209 JSP CORPORATION: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
                        TABLE 210 JSP CORPORATION: PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                        TABLE 211 JSP CORPORATION: DEALS
             11.1.3 HANWHA ADVANCED MATERIALS
                        TABLE 212 HANWHA ADVANCED MATERIALS: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 42 HANWHA ADVANCED MATERIALS: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 213 HANWHA ADVANCED MATERIALS: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.1.4 BEWI
                        TABLE 214 BEWI: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 43 BEWI: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 215 BEWI: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
                        TABLE 216 BEWI: PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                        TABLE 217 BEWI: DEALS
             11.1.5 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY
                        TABLE 218 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 44 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 219 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
                        TABLE 220 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY: DEALS
             11.1.6 ENGINEERED FOAM PRODUCTS
                        TABLE 221 ENGINEERED FOAM PRODUCTS: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 222 ENGINEERED FOAM PRODUCTS: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
                        TABLE 223 ENGINEERED FOAM PRODUCTS: DEALS
             11.1.7 FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
                        TABLE 224 FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 45 FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 225 FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.1.8 KANEKA CORPORATION
                        TABLE 226 KANEKA CORPORATION: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 46 KANEKA CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 227 KANEKA CORPORATION: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
                        TABLE 228 KANEKA CORPORATION: PRODUCT LAUNCH
             11.1.9 YANFENG WOODBRIDGE LIGHTWEIGHT COMPOSITES CO., LTD.
                        TABLE 229 YANFENG WOODBRIDGE: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 230 YANFENG WOODBRIDGE: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.1.10 CHEMISCHE FABRIK BUDENHEIM KG
                        TABLE 231 CHEMISCHE FABRIK BUDENHEIM KG: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 232 CHEMISCHE FABRIK BUDENHEIM KG: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
     11.2 OTHER PLAYERS 
             11.2.1 PARACOAT PRODUCTS LTD.
                        TABLE 233 PARACOAT PRODUCTS LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 234 PARACOAT PRODUCTS LTD.: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.2 K. K. NAG PRIVATE LIMITED
                        TABLE 235 K. K. NAG LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 236 K. K. NAG PRIVATE LIMITED.: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.3 POLYFOAM AUSTRALIA PTY LTD.
                        TABLE 237 POLYFOAM AUSTRALIA PTY LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 238 POLYFOAM AUSTRALIA PTY LTD.: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.4 CLARK FOAM PRODUCTS CORPORATION
                        TABLE 239 CLARK FOAM PRODUCTS CORPORATION: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 240 CLARK FOAM PRODUCTS CORPORATION: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.5 SIGNODE INDUSTRIAL GROUP LLC
                        TABLE 241 SIGNODE INDUSTRIAL GROUP LLC: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 242 SIGNODE INDUSTRIAL GROUP LLC: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.6 DONGSHIN INDUSTRY INC.
                        TABLE 243 DONGSHIN INDUSTRY INC.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 244 DONGSHIN INDUSTRY INC.: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.7 AUTOMA MULTI STYRENE (PTY) LTD.
                        TABLE 245 AUTOMA MULTI STYRENE (PTY) LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 246 AUTOMA MULTI STYRENE (PTY) LTD: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.8 KNAUF INDUSTRIES
                        TABLE 247 KANUF INDUSTRIES: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 248 KNAUF INDUSTRIES: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.9 PLYMOUTH FOAM
                        TABLE 249 PLYMOUTH FOAM: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 250 PLYMOUTH FOAM: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.10 SCHAUMAPLAST GMBH & CO. KG
                        TABLE 251 SCHAUMAPLAST GMBH & CO. KG: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 252 SCHAUMAPLAST GMBH & CO. KG: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.11 BOREALIS AG
                        TABLE 253 BOREALIS AG: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 254 BOREALIS AG: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.12 MOLAN-PINO SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD.
                        TABLE 255 MOLAN-PINO SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 256 MOLAN-PINO SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD.: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.13 WUXI HI-TEC ENVIRONMENTAL MATERIAL CO., LTD (HTEC)
                        TABLE 257 HTEC: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 258 HTEC: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.14 LOTTE CHEMICAL CORPORATION
                        TABLE 259 LOTTE CHEMICAL CORPORATION: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 260 LOTTE CHEMICAL CORPORATION: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
             11.2.15 FOAMTECH
                        TABLE 261 FOAMTECH: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 262 FOAMTECH: PRODUCT OFFERINGS
 
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, and MnM View (Key strengths/Right to Win, Strategic Choices Made, and Weaknesses and Competitive Threats) might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
 
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The study involved four major activities in estimating the current size of the EPP foam market. Exhaustive secondary research was done to collect information on the market, peer markets, and parent market. The next step was to validate these findings, assumptions, and sizing with the industry experts across the EPP foam value chain through primary research. Both top-down and bottom-up approaches were employed to estimate the complete market size. After that, market breakdown and data triangulation were used to estimate the market size of segments and subsegments.

Secondary Research

Secondary sources for this study include Hoovers, Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, and Dun & Bradstreet, which were referred to for identifying and collecting information. These secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, investor presentations of companies, white papers, certified publications, articles by recognized authors, authenticated directories, and databases. Secondary data has been collected and analyzed to determine the overall market size, further validated by primary research.

Primary Research

The EPP foam market comprises stakeholders, such as raw material suppliers, manufacturers, raw material manufacturers, distributors, traders, suppliers, and regulatory organizations in the supply chain.

As part of the primary research process, various primary sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report on the EPP foam market. Primary sources from the supply side included industry experts such as Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), vice presidents, marketing directors, and related key executives from various companies and organizations operating in the EPP Foam market. Primary sources from the demand side included directors, marketing heads, and purchase managers from multiple end-use industries.

Breakdown of the Primary Interviews

EPP Foam Market Size, and Share

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Market Size Estimation

Both the top-down and bottom-up approaches were used to estimate and validate the total size of the EPP market. These methods were also used extensively to estimate the size of various subsegments in the market. The research methodology used to estimate the market size included the following:

  • The key players were identified through extensive primary and secondary research.
  • The value chain and market size of the EPP foam market, in terms of value, were determined through primary and secondary research.
  • All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns were determined using secondary sources and verified through primary sources.
  • All possible parameters that affect the market covered in this research study were accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to obtain the final quantitative and qualitative data.
  • The research included the study of reports, reviews, and newsletters of top market players, along with extensive interviews for opinions from key leaders, such as CEOs, directors, and marketing executives.

EPP Foam Market Size, and Share

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EPP Foam Market Size, and Share

Data Triangulation

After arriving at the overall market size—using the market size estimation processes as explained above—the market was split into several segments and subsegments. To complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics of each market segment and subsegment, data triangulation and market breakdown procedures were employed, wherever applicable. The data was triangulated by studying various factors and trends from both the demand and supply sides. In addition to this, the market size was validated using both top-down and bottom-up approaches.

Market Definition

Expanded polypropylene foam, commonly known as EPP foam, is a type of thermoplastic foam material that belongs to the expanded polymer family. It is made through polymer expansion, in which unprocessed polypropylene resin beads are enlarged by adding steam before being molded into the required shape. The outcome is a lightweight, closed-cell foam material with interconnected spherical beads that look like a beehive. EPP foam stands out as an excellent choice when it comes to adaptable and lightweight materials with a variety of applications. Because of its exceptional combination of qualities, EPP foam is a unique material preferred by numerous industries.

Key stakeholders

  • EPP foam manufacturers
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Manufacturing technology providers
  • Industry associations
  • Stakeholders in the Foam industry
  • Traders, distributors, and suppliers of EPP foam
  • NGOs, government bodies, regional agencies, and research organizations

Report Objectives

  • To define, describe, and forecast the expanded polypropylene (EPP) foam market in terms of both value and volume
  • To provide detailed information about the key factors (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges) influencing the market growth
  • To forecast the market size by type and application
  • To forecast the market size for five main regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East &  Africa, and South America
  • To strategically analyze micro markets for individual growth trends, prospects, and their contribution to the overall market
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders and provide a competitive landscape for the market leaders.
  • To analyze competitive developments, namely, investment & expansion in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their market shares and core competencies.

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