Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR): Market Research Report

Date: May 1, 2012
Pages: 189
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR): Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) in Thousand Metric Tons.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017.

Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 22 companies including many key and niche players such as Eliokem S.A.S., Industrias Negromex S.A., JSR Corporation, Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co.Ltd., Lanxess AG, Lanxess Elastomeros do Brasil SA, LG Chem Ltd., Nantex Industry Company Ltd., Nitriflex, PetroChina Company Limited, Polimeri Europa SpA, Sibur Holding JSC, Synthos SA, Zeon Corporation, Zeon Chemicals Europe Limited, and Zeon Chemicals L.P.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber: A Primer
Growth Prospects
Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR): A Market to Mine
Increase in Automotive Parts Production: A Key Driver
Medical Gloves: A Lucrative End-Use Market for NBR

2.MARKET DYNAMICS

Production

Table 1. World NBR Capacity by Region: 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Leading Players

Table 2. Leading Worldwide Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) Manufacturers (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Lanxess, ZEON, Kumho, Nantex, PetroChina / CNPC and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Leading Manufacturers of NBR by Production Location
Butadiene Market

Table 3. Global Butadiene Supply Capacity (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown for USA, Western Europe, China, Korea, Japan and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. Global Butadiene Market by End-Use Application (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR Solid and Latex), Polybutadiene Rubber, Styrenic Copolymers, Nitrile Rubber, Adiponitrile/ HMDA, ABS Resins and SB Copolymer Latex (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global Butadiene Market (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers - Royal Dutch/Shell, China Petrochemical, Texas Petrochemical, Exxon Mobil, Huntsman, BP and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Butadiene Price Rise Brings Down NBR Production

Table 6. Global Butadiene Market (2009): Quarterly Price of Butadiene in US$ per ton By Region - Asia, North America and Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.SYNTHETIC RUBBER INDUSTRY - A PRELUDE

Table 7. Global Rubber Consumption (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Natural and Synthetic Rubber (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Percentage Breakdown of Synthetic Rubber Consumption by End-Use Areas (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Developing Countries: Major Consumption Hubs

Table 9. Worldwide Rubber Consumption (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown for Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Production of Synthetic Rubber
Classification
Types of Synthetic Rubbers
Recession Affects Synthetic Rubber Demand
R&D – Critical for Competitiveness of Synthetic Rubber Producers

4.AN OVERVIEW OF NITRILE BUTADIENE RUBBER

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR)
Effect of ACN Composition on Polymer
Manufacturing Process and Chemistry
Environmental Concerns
Types of NBR

HNBR

Cold NBR
Carboxylated Nitrile (XNBR)
Crosslinked Hot NBR
Hot NBR
Bound Antioxidant NBR
Applications

5.PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES/ APPROVALS

Ansell Healthcare Unveils Starpack® 48-651 Glove
Zeon Launches Zetpol® EP
Female Health Receives FDA Approval for FC2
Sibur to Launch BNRP in Russia
Lanxess Launches Therban AT 3400 VP
NewAge Industries Launches Innovative Hose
Lanxess Introduces New Ultra-High CAN Therban (HNBR) Product Range

6.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

SIBUR Partners Sinopec for NBR Production
Sibur to Expand Krasnoyarsk’s Production Capacity
Lanxess Opens Global R&D Center for NBR in France
Lanxess Enters into Joint Venture with TSRC
Omnova Solutions Acquires Eliokem
Zeon Increases NBR Capacity
Laxness Inks Trademark License Agreement with Eriks
GACL Signs Agreement with GSFC and GNFC
ExxonMobil Chemical and Sabic to Locate Nitrile Rubber Unit at Al Jubail
Zeon Chemicals Finishes HNBR project
Rubber World Industries Bags Supply Contract from Lanxess
Eliokem to Integrate Valia Facility into Company's System
Zeon to Enhance Production Capacity of Automotive Elastomers
JSR to Cut Synthetic Rubber Production Due to Butadiene Shortage
Eliokem Acquires Apar Industries’ Polymer Division

7.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Eliokem S.A.S. (France)
Industrias Negromex S.A. (Mexico)
JSR Corporation (Japan)
Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (South Korea)
Lanxess AG (Germany)
Lanxess Elastomeros do Brasil SA (Brazil)
LG Chem Ltd. (South Korea)
Nantex Industry Company Ltd. (Taiwan)
Nitriflex (Brazil)
PetroChina Company Limited (China)
Polimeri Europa SpA (Italy)
Sibur Holding JSC (Russia)
Synthos SA (Poland)
Zeon Corporation (Japan)
Zeon Chemicals Europe Limited (UK)
Zeon Chemicals L.P. (US)

8.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 10. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. World Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World 15-Year Perspective for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1.THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Leading Players

Table 13. Leading manufacturers of Nitrile Butadiene Rubber in the US by Plant Capacity (2009) (In ‘000 tpa) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Major Applications

Table 14. NBR Market in the US by End-Use (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Export-Import Scenario
NBR Exports

Table 15. US NBR Industry (2009): Percentage Breakdown of US Exports of NBR (Including Latex) by Country – Mexico, Japan, Italy, China, Canada and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. US NBR Industry (2009): Percentage Breakdown of US Exports of NBR (Excluding Latex) by Country – Belgium, Germany, Japan, Canada, Mexico and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

NBR Imports

Table 17. US NBR Industry (2009): Percentage Breakdown of US Imports of NBR (Including Latex) by Country – the UK, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. US NBR Industry (2009): Percentage Breakdown of US Imports of NBR (Excluding Latex) by Country – France, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 19. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. US Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Export Import Scenario
NBR Exports

Table 21. Canadian NBR Industry (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Exports of NBR (Excluding Latex) by Country – United States, Hong Kong and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

NBR Imports

Table 22. Canadian NBR Industry (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Imports of NBR (Including Latex) by Country – United States, United Kingdom, France and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. Canadian NBR Industry (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Imports of NBR (Excluding Latex) by Country – United States, France, Mexico, South Korea, India, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 24. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. Canadian Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Leading Players

Table 26. Leading Manufacturers of Synthetic Rubber in Japan (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown for JSR, Zeon, Asahi Kasei, Ube Industries, Sumitomo Chemical, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 27. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. Japanese Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Leading Players

Table 29. Leading Manufacturers of NBR in Europe (2010) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regulatory Environment
Major Rubber Producers Fined by EC for Price Fixing Cartel
B. Market Analytics

Table 30. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. European Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. European 15-Year Perspective for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

Market Analytics

Table 33. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. French Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

Market Analytics

Table 35. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. German Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

Market Analytics

Table 37. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. Italian Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

Market Analytics

Table 39. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. UK Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.SPAIN

Market Analytics

Table 41. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. Spanish Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F.RUSSIA

Market Analytics

Table 43. Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. Russian Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G.REST OF EUROPE

Market Analytics

Table 45. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Asian NBR Producers Cut Production
B. Market Analytics

Table 47. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for China, India, Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A.CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Impact of Global Economic Recession
Competition

Table 50. NBR Production Capacity in China (2008-2015) (In ’000 tons per annum) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

NBR Registers Slack Import Growth in China

Table 51. Chinese Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Market (2006-2008): Production, Import and Export Statistics (in Thousand Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

NBR Prices Witness Uptrend
B. Market Analytics

Table 52. Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. Chinese Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B.INDIA

A. Market Analysis
Tire Manufacturers Continue to Favor Natural Rubber

Table 54. Rubber Consumption in India (2011): Percentage Breakdown by End Use (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regulatory Environment
Indian Government Adjusts Anti-Dumping Duties on NBR
B. Market Analytics

Table 55. Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. Indian Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C.REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Export of Malaysian Nitrile Gloves Witnesses Rise
B. Market Analytics

Table 57. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6.THE MIDDLE EAST

Market Analytics

Table 59. Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. Middle East Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.LATIN AMERICA

Market Analytics

Table 61. Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. Latin American Historic Review for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 22 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 31)
The United States (4)
Japan (2)
Europe (9)
- France (1)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (2)
- Italy (2)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (12)
Latin America (4)

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