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Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019

70pages
Published Date: 2014-03-14
 

Description




Growing demand from key end-use applications such as signs and displays, electronics and automotive industries is expected to boost the global demand for PMMA. These industrial sectors are witnessing rapid growth in Asia Pacific, Europe and other regions, thus fuelling the demand for PMMA. However, volatile raw material prices of petrochemicals are expected to hinder market growth. Bio-based PMMA is expected to catch up in the near future owing to their eco friendly characteristics and secure raw material supply.

This report gives a detailed description of the global PMMA market based on volume share (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) for the period 2013 to 2019. The report highlights the factors contributing towards the growth of the market and the restraints that impede the market. Detailed forecasts for the years 2013-2019 for PMMA have been given separately, for better understanding of the market scenario. The PMMA market is described with respect to their various segments along with the opportunities that are expected in the coming six years.

For geographic analysis, the global PMMA market has been segmented into regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central and South America (CASA) and Middle East and Africa (MEA) - The PMMA market has been segmented based on the following forms – Extruded sheet, pellets, beads and cell cast sheet and blocks. The study also analyses market attractiveness for all segments of PMMA with the help of the market attractiveness tool.
The study segments the market on an application basis, provides forecasts and estimates for each application segment in terms of revenue and volume over the forecast period from 2013 to 2019. 

For a more comprehensive view of the market, a value chain analysis and Porter’s five forces model is provided to throw light on the specifics of the industry structure besides giving an overview of the degree of competitiveness. The report also includes detailed profiles of key players such as Mitsubishi Rayon Company, Evonik Industries AG, Arkema SA, The Dow Chemical Company, Chi Mei Corporation and Sumitomo chemical company among others. The detailed description of players includes parameters such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies and SWOT analysis and recent developments of the company.

The report segments the global PMMA market as:
  • PMMA Market: Forms Analysis,
    • Extruded Sheet
    • Pellets
    • Cell cast sheet and blocks
    • Beads
  • PMMA Market: Application Segment Analysis,
    • Signs and display applications
    • Construction
    • Automotive
    • Electronics
    • Other (aerospace, electronics, etc)
  • PMMA Market: Regional Analysis,
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Central and South America
    • Middle East and Africa

Table of Contents




Table of Content

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Description
1.2 Market segmentation
1.3 Research scope
1.4 Research methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA)
2.2 Global PMMA market snapshot

Chapter 3 Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA): Industry  Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Market drivers
       3.3.1 Growing demand in LED flat screens market
       3.3.2 Rise in demand for light weight and low emission  automobiles
       3.3.3 Growing Signs and Display Market
3.4 Market restraints
       3.4.1 Volatile feedstock prices
3.5 Market opportunities
       3.5.1 Development of bio-based PMMA
       3.5.2 Emerging new applications
3.6 Porters five force analysis
       3.6.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
       3.6.2 Bargaining power of buyers
       3.6.3 Threat of new entrants
       3.6.4 Threat of substitutes
       3.6.5 Degree of competition
3.7 PMMA: Company market share analysis, 2012
3.8 PMMA: Market attractiveness analysis

Chapter 4 PMMA Market: Forms Analysis
4.1 Global PMMA market: Forms overview
       4.1.1 Global PMMA market volume share by forms, 2012 and 2019
       4.1.2 Extruded sheet
                4.1.2.1 Global market estimates and forecast for PMMA extruded sheets, 2011 – 2019 (kilo ton) (USD millions)
       4.1.3 PMMA pellets
                4.1.3.1 Global market estimates and forecast for PMMA pellets, 2011 – 2019 (kilo ton) (USD Million)
       4.1.4 Cell Cast PMMA sheets and blocks
               4.1.4.1 Global market estimates and forecast for cell cast PMMA sheets and blocks, 2011 – 2019 (kilo ton) (USD Million)
       4.1.5 PMMA beads (powder)
               4.1.5.1 Global market estimates and forecast for PMMA beads (powder), 2011 – 2019 (kilo ton) (USD Million)

Chapter 5 Global PMMA market: Applications analysis
5.1 Global PMMA market: Applications overview
       5.1.1 Global PMMA market volume share by Applications, 2012 and 2019
       5.1.2 Signs and display market
                5.1.2.1 Global PMMA demand from signs and displays market, 2011-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
       5.1.3 Construction market
                5.1.3.1 Global PMMA demand from construction market, 2011-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
       5.1.4 Automotive and transportation market
                5.1.4.1 Global PMMA demand from automotive and transportation market, 2011-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
       5.1.5 Electronics market
                5.1.5.1 Global PMMA demand from electronics market, 2011-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
       5.1.6 Other market
                5.1.6.1 Global PMMA demand from other market, 2011-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)

Chapter 6 PMMA Market: Regional Analysis
6.1 Global PMMA market: Regional overview
       6.1.1 Global PMMA market volume share by region, 2012 and 2019: Analysis
6.2 North America PMMA market
       6.2.1 North America PMMA market by forms
                6.2.1.1 North America PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 – 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.2.1.2 North America PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
       6.2.2 North America PMMA market by application
                6.2.2.1 North America PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
               6.2.2.2 North America PMMA market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
6.3 Europe PMMA market
       6.3.1 Europe PMMA market by forms
                6.3.1.1 Europe PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.3.1.2 Europe PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
        6.3.2 Europe PMMA market by application
                6.3.2.1 Europe PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.3.2.2 Europe PMMA market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
6.4 Asia Pacific PMMA market
       6.4.1 Asia Pacific PMMA market by forms
                6.4.1.1 Asia Pacific PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.4.1.2 Asia Pacific PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011-2019 (USD Million)
       6.4.2 Asia Pacific PMMA market by application
                6.4.2.1 Asia Pacific PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.4.2.2 Asia Pacific PMMA market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
6.5 Middle East and Africa (MEA) PMMA market
      6.5.1 Middle East and Africa (MEA) PMMA market by forms
                6.5.1.1 Middle East and Africa (MEA) PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.5.1.2 Middle East and Africa (MEA) PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
       6.5.2 Middle East and Africa (MEA) PMMA market, by application
                6.5.2.1 Middle East and Africa (MEA) PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.5.2.2 Middle East and Africa (MEA) PMMA market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
6.6 Central America and South America (CASA) PMMA market
      6.6.1 Central America and South America (CASA) PMMA market, by forms
                6.6.1.1 Central America and South America (CASA) PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.6.1.2 Central America and South America (CASA) PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
       6.6.2 Central America and South America (CASA) PMMA market, by application
                6.6.2.1 Central America and South America (CASA) PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (kilo ton)
                6.6.2.2 Central America and South America (CASA) PMMA market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)

Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Evonik Industries AG
       7.1.1 Company overview
       7.1.2 Financial overview
       7.1.3 Product Portfolio
       7.1.4 Business strategy
       7.1.5 SWOT Analysis
       7.1.6 Recent developments
7.2 Mitsubishi Rayon Group
       7.2.1 Company overview
       7.2.2 Financial overview
       7.2.3 Product Portfolio
       7.2.4 Business strategy
       7.2.5 SWOT Analysis
       7.2.6 Recent developments
7.3 Arkema SA (Altuglas International)
       7.3.1 Company overview
       7.3.2 Financial overview
       7.3.3 Product Portfolio
       7.3.4 Business strategy
       7.3.5 SWOT Analysis
       7.3.6 Recent developments
7.4 Kuraray group
       7.4.1 Company overview
       7.4.2 Financial overview
       7.4.3 Product portfolio
       7.4.4 Business strategy
       7.4.5 SWOT analysis
       7.4.6 Recent developments
7.5 Chi Mei Corporation
       7.5.1 Company overview
       7.5.2 Financial overview
       7.5.3 Product portfolio
       7.5.4 Business strategy
       7.5.5 SWOT analysis
7.6 Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd.
       7.6.1 Company overview
       7.6.2 Financial overview
       7.6.3 Product portfolio
       7.6.4 Business strategy
       7.6.5 SWOT analysis
       7.6.6 Recent developments
7.7 Dow Chemical Company
       7.7.1 Company overview
       7.7.2 Financial overview
       7.7.3 Product portfolio
       7.7.4 Business strategy
       7.7.5 SWOT analysis
7.8 Polycasa N.V. (Quinn Plastics)
       7.8.1 Company overview
       7.8.2 Financial overview
       7.8.3 Product portfolio
       7.8.4 Business strategy
       7.8.5 SWOT analysis
       7.8.6 Recent developments
7.9 Asahi Kasei Corporation
       7.9.1 Company overview
       7.9.2 Financial overview
       7.9.3 Product portfolio
       7.9.4 Business strategy
       7.9.5 SWOT analysis
       7.9.6 Recent developments

List of Figures 

FIG. 1 Global PMMA market segmentation, forms, application and geography
FIG. 2 Global PMMA market, 2011 – 2019 (Kilo Ton) (USD Million)
FIG. 3 Polymethyl Methacrylate: Value chain analysis
FIG. 4 Global LED flat screens demand, 2009 – 2012 (million units)
FIG. 5 Global Automobile (Passenger vehicles) estimates and forecast, 2011–2019, (Million Units)
FIG. 6 Global Advertising expenditure, 2008-2012, (unit shipments)
FIG. 7 MMA, Acetone historical prices, 2008-2012, (USD/kilo)
FIG. 8 Porters five force analysis
FIG. 9 PMMA: Company market share analysis (2012)
FIG. 10 PMMA: Market attractiveness analysis
FIG. 11 Global PMMA market volume share by forms, 2012 and 2019
FIG. 12 Global demand for PMMA extruded sheets, 2011 – 2019 (kilo ton) (USD millions)
FIG. 13 Global PMMA pellets market, 2011 – 2019 (Kilo Ton) (USD Million)
FIG. 14 Global cell cast PMMA sheets and blocks, 2011 – 2019 (kilo ton) (USD Million)
FIG. 15 Global PMMA beads (powder), 2012 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 16 Global PMMA market volume share by Applications, 2012 and 2019
FIG. 17 Global PMMA demand from signs and displays, 2012–2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
FIG. 18 Global PMMA demand from construction segment, 2012-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
FIG. 19 Global PMMA demand from automotive and transportation segment, 2012-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
FIG. 20 Global PMMA demand from electronics segment, 2012-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
FIG. 21 Global PMMA demand from others segment, 2012-2019 (kilo ton) (USD million)
FIG. 22 Global PMMA market volume share by geography, 2012 and 2019

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Global PMMA  market snapshot
TABLE 2 Drivers for Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) market: Impact analysis
TABLE 3 Restraints for PMMA market: Impact analysis
TABLE 4 Opportunities  for PMMA market: Impact analysis
TABLE 5 Bio-based PMMA:Stage of development by market players
TABLE 6 North America PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 – 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 7 North America PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 8 North America PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 9 North America PMMA market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 10 Europe PMMA market volume, by forms, 2013 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 11 Europe PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 12 Europe PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 13 Europe PMMA market revenue, by application, 2010 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 14 Asia Pacific PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 15 Asia Pacific PMMA market revenue, by forms, 2011-2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 17 Asia Pacific PMMA market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 18 MEA PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 19 MEA PMMA market revenue, by forms 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 20 MEA PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 21 MEA PMMA market revenue, by application, 2010 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 22 CASA PMMA market volume, by forms, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 23 CASA PMMA market revenue, by forms 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 24 CASA PMMA market volume, by application, 2011 - 2019 (Kilo Ton)
TABLE 25 CASA PMMA market revenue, by application, 2010 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 26 PMMA by Evonk Industries AG
TABLE 27 PMMA by MRC
TABLE 28 PMMA by Arkema (Altuglas International)
TABLE 29 PMMA by Kuraray
TABLE 30 PMMA by Chi Mei Corp.
TABLE 31 PMMA by Sumitomo Chemicals
TABLE 32 PMMA by Dow Chemicals
TABLE 33 PMMA by Polycasa N. V.
TABLE 34 PMMA by Asahi Kasei

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Free Market Analysis




Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is a thermoplastic polymer of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA). It is a clear, strong and lightweight plastic generally used as a substitute to glass due to its energy efficiency and weather resistance. It is available in two grades and can be classified as optical and general purpose grades based on its usage. PMMA is manufactured in four forms including extruded sheet, pellets or resins, beads (powder) and cell cast sheets and blocks. It has wide usage in various industries such as electronics, construction, signs and displays, furniture and interiors, solar panels, sanitary ware fashion and apparel, lighting and decorative, medical and healthcare among many others 

The global PMMA market is expected to be driven by the growth in end user industries such as electronics, automobiles and construction where PMMA is used in TV display panels, facades, windows, light panels, coating and emulsions amongst other functionalities. Moreover, developing technology coupled with a wide range of broadening applications of PMMA is expected to boost the market growth in the coming future. Manufacturers are working on developing bio-based PMMA owing to volatile petrochemical raw material prices and frequent supply bottlenecks. Research is in process to develop PMMA from plant sugars through fermentation. This might solve the raw material supply issues and promise secure as well as eco-friendly raw material supply.

Extruded PMMA sheet emerged as the largest consumed adhesive in almost all industries including signs and display, electronics, construction among others. This form accounted for more than 50% of the total PMMA consumed in 2012. PMMA beads are expected to be the fastest growing market owing to its use in fast growing coatings and emulsions industry. PMMA beads form is expected to grow at an estimated CAGR of 7.6%, from 2013 to 2019. PMMA pellets were the second most consumed form worldwide 

Signs and display dominated the application market and accounted for more than 35% of the total market in 2012. Electronics is expected to be the fastest growing application market for adhesives at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2013 to 2019. The growing disposable income in developing countries is one of the major factors driving the demand for electronic equipments and further demand for PMMA. In addition, light weight and energy efficiency of PMMA contribute to its improving demand in various industry segments. Automotive and transportation segment is one such application market for PMMA. Demand for light weight vehicles with better efficiency and lower emissions has seen a boost owing to strict regulatory laws executed in North America and Western Europe.

Asia Pacific continued dominating the PMMA market and accounted for more than 50% of the total volume in 2012. Asia Pacific along with being the largest market is also the fastest growing market for PMMA. Asia Pacific was followed by Europe and North America witnessing moderate growth due to Euro zone crisis and recession. Brazil is all set to host the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016. These events have been prompting the growth of construction activities in Brazil, which is expected to drive the market for PMMA in Central and South America (CASA) over the forecast period. Middle East is expecting its first PMMA plant in Saudi Arabia to be set up by SABIC in collaboration with Mitsubishi Rayon Company. Middle East and Africa is expected to witness an above average growth rate over the next six years.

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