DUBLIN, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9m4xxb/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Polypropylene Foams Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
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Polypropylene foams are engineering plastic materials with unique material properties such as energy absorption, structural strength, thermal insulation, acoustical properties, and chemically inert; these foams are recyclable and lightweight in nature. Polypropylene foams are manufactured by the catalytic polymerization of propylene.
The exclusive properties of this material make it an appropriate material for lightweight, energy management, thermal insulation, and cushioning applications across various industries. Some of the major end-users of polypropylene foams include the Automotive, Packaging, and Consumer Products industries.
The analysts forecast the Global Polypropylene Foams market to grow at a CAGR of 11.36 percent over the period 2013-2018.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Polypropylene Foams market for the period 2014-2018. The report provides data on the Global Polypropylene Foams market based on product type, end-user, and geography.
The report, the Global Polypropylene Foams Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC, Europe, North America, and the rest of the world (ROW); it also covers the Global Polypropylene Foams market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
One of the emerging trends in the market is the growing demand for bio-based polypropylene across the globe. The increasing demand for bio-based products has shifted the focus of polypropylene manufacturers from synthetic to bio-based polypropylene.
According to the report, China has emerged as the fastest and largest consumer of polypropylene in packaging applications in recent years. It has witnessed the maximum growth and is the main driver of the demand for polypropylene.
Further, the report states that volatile raw material prices pose a big challenge for the market. High raw material costs lead to a decline in profit margins for polypropylene manufacturers, thus restricting the growth of the market.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
07. Market Segmentation by Type
08. Market Segmentation by End-users
09. Geographical Segmentation
10. Key Leading Countries
11. Buying Criteria
12. Market Growth Drivers
13. Drivers and their Impact
14. Market Challenges
15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
16. Market Trends
17. Trends and their Impact
18. Vendor Landscape
19. Key Vendor Analysis
20. Other Reports in this Series
- Sekisui Alveo
- DS Smith
- Furukawa Electric
- K. K. Nag
- Mitsui Chemicals
- Moulded Foams
- NMC Group
- Polyfoam Austraila
- Sonoco Products
- SSI Schaefer
- SSW Pearlfoam
- Storopack Group
- Thai Foam
- The Wood Bridge Group
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