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Polycarbonate Sheets: Introduction

  • Polycarbonate is a thermoplastic that has organic functional groups attached to a carbonate group. It is one of the widely used thermoplastics across the globe. Polycarbonate offers excellent dimensional stability and optical clarity; outstanding impact resistance; and superior thermal resistance. These high-performance attributes make polycarbonate an ideal plastic material for various applications that require high thermal resistance and impact resistance. Polycarbonates are better than other thermoplastic materials such as PMMA and acrylic, due to their ability to degrade minimally when heated and cooled.
  • Polycarbonate sheets are used in various industries such as building & construction, automotive, and electrical & electronics. Properties such as optical clarity, high strength, thermal stability, and excellent dimensional stability make polycarbonate sheet a material of choice in the manufacture of vandal-proof glazing, riot shields, electric components, baby-feeding bottles, headlamp lenses, and safety helmets.
  • Polycarbonate sheets are extensively used as clear roofing in buildings, due to their superior finish. Superior finish and affordability make polycarbonate sheets an ideal material for automotive applications. The material is also used for applications such as kitchen utensils, due to its ability to be cut, rolled, and adjoined in different shapes.

Key Drivers and Restraints of Polycarbonate Sheets Market

  • Rise in demand for polycarbonate sheets for clear roofing and extensive usage of this roofing in commercial spaces are expected to boost the polycarbonate sheets market in the next few years. This is prompting companies to increase the production of polycarbonate sheets.
  • Easy availability of raw materials is anticipated to boost the demand for polycarbonate sheets in the near future
  • Technological advancements in polycarbonate sheets are increasing. Companies are constantly striving to develop new and better methods to manufacture these sheets. Development of new manufacturing processes for polycarbonate sheets and rise in usage of these sheets are estimated to propel the market during the forecast period. However, volatility in prices of raw materials is projected to hamper the market in the near future.

Polycarbonate Sheets Market: Segments

  • The polycarbonate sheets market can be segmented based on type, end-use industry, and region
  • Based on type, the polycarbonate sheets market can be divided into solid, multiwall, corrugated, and others. The solid segment dominates the market, due to extensive usage of solid polycarbonate sheets in end-use industries such as building & construction and automotive across the globe.
  • Based on end-use industry, the polycarbonate sheets market can be divided into building & construction, automotive, and electrical & electronics. The building & construction segment dominates the market, due to extensive usage of polycarbonate sheets as roofing in commercial buildings across the globe.

COVID-19 Impact on Polycarbonate Sheets Market

  • Emergence of the new COVID strain in many developed and developing countries has adversely affected the health care infrastructure. Hospital staff, medicines, oxygen beds, and ventilators are in short supply. Supply chains are facing disruptions, leading to disturbances in production activities in many countries. This is adversely affecting the global polycarbonate sheets market.
  • On January 30, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. Originating in China, the virus has spread to at least 213 countries and territories around the world.

North America to Dominate Polycarbonate Sheets Market

  • In terms of geography, the global polycarbonate sheets market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East & Africa
  • North America is anticipated to constitute major share of the global market during the forecast period
  • The polycarbonate sheets market in Asia Pacific is estimated to expand at a significant pace from 2021 to 2031, due to the rise in demand for these sheets in commercial applications in the region
  • Middle East & Africa is likely to be an attractive region of the global polycarbonate sheets between 2021 and 2031, owing to increase in the demand for these sheets in residential construction in the region

Key Manufacturers Operating in Global Polycarbonate Sheets

  • The global polycarbonate sheets market was consolidated in 2020. Major players have prominent presence in developed and developing countries. Key manufacturers operating in the global polycarbonate sheets market include:
    • Living Nature
    • SABIC
    • Covestro AG
    • Evonik Industries AG
    • Plazit-Polygal Group
    • Teijin Limited
    • Suzhou Omay Optical Materials Co., Ltd.

Global Polycarbonate Sheets Market: Research Scope

Global Polycarbonate Sheets Market, by Type

  • Solid
  • Multiwall
  • Corrugated

Global Polycarbonate Sheets Market, by End-use Industry

  • Building & Construction
  • Automotive
  • Electrical & Electronics

Global Polycarbonate Sheets Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia & CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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