Engineering Plastics: Market Research Report

Date: January 4, 2014
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Engineering Plastics: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Engineering Plastics in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Categories: Polycarbonate (PC), Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal (PA), Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters, and Others. The End-Use markets also analyzed in the report include Automotive, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Others. 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 124 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • BASF SE
  • Bayer AG
  • Chi Mei Corporation
  • Celanese Corporation
  • The Dow Chemical Company
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Product Segments Definitions
Polycarbonates (PC)
ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene)
Polyacetal
Nylon
Thermoplastic Polyesters
Others
End-Use Segments
Automotive
Electrical and Electronics
Appliances
Other End-Use Sectors

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. OUTLOOK I

A Quick Primer I
Current & Future Analysis I
Emerging Markets to Propel Demand for Engineering Plastics I
Impact of the World 2007-2009 Economic Recession in Retrospect I
Markets beyond Recession I

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW I

2009-2012 EUROPE DEBT CRISIS IN RETROSPECT I

Resurgence in Growth Fundamentals Delivers an Optimistic Market Outlook for 2014 & Beyond I
Improvement in Global GDP to Fuel Market Growth I

Table 1. World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2012-2015): Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) I
Table 2. World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) I

Relative Stability in Global Manufacturing PMI Infuses New Confidence I

Table 3. Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown of Monthly PMI Data by Country for the Year 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) I

Optimistic Eurozone Economic Outlook Bodes Well for the Market I

Table 4. Business Climate Indicator in the Eurozone Area for the Year 2013 & 2014: Breakdown by Month II-1

Fading Fiscal Cliff Concerns in the US to Spruce Up the Market II-1

Table 5. US Revisions of Debt Ceiling Limit (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2002-2014 II-1

CIVETS to Replace BRICS as the Focal Point for Future Growth II-1

Table 6. GDP Per Capita (in US$) and GDP (in US$ Billion) in Developed Countries Vs. BRIC Vs. CIVETS: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-1

Market to See New Growth in Key End-Use Sectors II-1
Higher Demand from Automotive Sector Charms the Market II-1
Global Automotive Industry at a Glance II-1

Table 7. World Passenger Cars Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010 & 2018): Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-1
Table 8. World Passenger Cars Market by Geographic Region/Country (2010 & 2018): Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-1

Demand from Electrical & Electronics Remains Northbound II-1
Appliances Seek More of Engineering Plastics II-1
Aerospace Looks at Engineering Plastics in Search of Low-Weight Materials II-1

3. MARKET TRENDS II-1

Focus on Innovation Steers Growth II-1
Sustainability Emerges as Key Consideration II-1
Engineering Plastics Demonstrate Faster Growth than Commodity Plastics in Medical Applications II-1
Heat-Resistant Engineering Plastics Replace Steel in Hot Water Tanks II-1
Blends – Gaining Ground II-1
High Cost Remains a Key Impeding Factor for Engineering Polymers Resins II-1
Demand Conditions Brighten Up for PC II-1
Asia – The Leading Polycarbonate Producer II-1

Table 9. Global Polycarbonate Production (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Capacity by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Sabic and Bayer Dominate Global Polycarbonate Production II-2

Table 10. Global Polycarbonate Market (2012-2015): Installed and Projected Capacity for Select Companies II-2

Electronics Account for Higher Share of the Total PC Demand II-2

Table 11. Global Polycarbonate Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Automotive Applications to Boost PC Demand II-2
PC Seeks New Opportunities in the Medical Sector II-2
Durability Extends Advantage for PC in Water Bottles II-2
Europe Establishes Norms for PC Sheet II-2
ABS Facing Stiff Competition from Other Engineering Plastics Focuses on Niche Market II-2
Taiwan Leads the Global ABS Production II-2

Table 12. Global ABS Production (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Installed Capacity by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Nylon Aims New Highs II-2
Nylon Seeks Potential Opportunity in Engine Parts II-2
Automotives Drives Global Polyacetal Demand II-2

Table 13. Global Polyacetal Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Celanese Dominates Polyacetal Production II-2

Table 14. Global Polyacetal Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Capacity by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Healthy Growth Projected in Thermoplastic Polyesters and Low Volume Resins II-2
Demand for Thermoplastic Polyester in Medical Applications to Grow II-2
PPS Sees Improved Opportunities II-2

Table 15. Global Polyphenylene Sulfide Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by End-Use Industry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

PPS Competes with Nylon in Under-the-Hood Applications II-2

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-2

Introduction to Engineering Plastics II-2
Types of Engineering Plastics II-2
ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) II-2
Polycarbonate II-2
Nylon II-2
Nylon 6/6 II-2
Gas-Filled Nylon II-2
Nylon 6 II-2
Blue Nylon II-2
Moly-Filled Nylon II-2
Oil-Filled Nylon II-2
Thermoplastic Polyesters II-2
Polyacetal (PA)/Acetal Polymers II-3
Others II-3
PEEK (Polyetheretherketone) II-3
PEI (Polyetherimide) II-3
Phenolics II-3
Polyimide II-3
PPO (Polyphenylene Oxide) II-3
PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide) II-3
Polysulfone II-3
PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone) II-3
Styrene Acrylonitrile II-3

5. A REVIEW OF END-USE INDUSTRIES II-3

Automotives II-3
Electrical and Electronics II-3
Audio and Video Equipment II-3
Electric Lighting and Wiring Equipment II-3
Motors and Generators II-3
Semiconductors II-3
Appliances II-3
Other End-Use Sectors II-3
Building/Construction II-3
Medical II-3

6. AN INSIGHT INTO THE PLASTIC INDUSTRY II-3

Development of the Plastic Industry: A Historical Purview II-3
The Early Period II-3
World War II Era II-3
Postwar Period II-3
An Overview Of Manufacturing Processes & Their Classification II-3
Monomer & Polymer Mechanics II-3
Classification of Plastics II-3
Based on the Construction Process II-3
Based on its Ability to Crystallize II-3
Based on their Moldability II-3
Properties of Plastics II-3
Molecular Weight II-3
Mechanical Properties II-3
Electrical Properties II-3
Optical Properties II-3
Wear Properties II-3
Application Areas II-3
In Construction II-3
In Electronics II-3
Plastics in Wire and Cable II-3
In Medical Industry II-3
Plastics in Automotive Sector II-4
Plastics in Cosmetics II-4

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS II-4

Eastman Launches Opaque Polymer for Electronic Device Housings II-4
Mitsubishi Chemical Introduces New Durabio Grade Engineering Plastic II-4
Bayer MaterialScience Launches Special Polycarbonate Films for 3-D Displays II-4
Solvay Introduces Biobased Engineering Plastics II-4
SABIC Unveils Lightweight PC Volkswagen XL1 Side Windows II-4
Rhodia Showcases New Polyamide 6 and 6.6 Compounds II-4
Evonik Cyro Introduces CYREX Protect for Antimicrobial Medical Devices II-4
SABIC Unveils New Engineered Lexan PC Film Grades II-4

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-4

Ascend Attains Full Scale Production at its New Nylon 6/6 Compounding Line in Florida II-4
Lanxess Divests Perlon Business II-4
Invista to Build New Plants in China II-4
Lanxess Inaugurates New Plant in Brazil II-4
Mitsubishi Plastics Takes Over Quadrant Group of Companies II-4
A. Schulman Takes Over Network Polymers II-4
Bertram Capital Acquires Rowmark II-4
Techmer Takes Over TP Composites II-4
PolyOne Takes Over Spartech II-4
Americhem Takes Over Infinity Compounding II-4
ULtrePet Upgrades Albany PET Recycling Unit II-4
DSM Engineering Plastics Inaugurates New Technical Center in Yokohama II-4
DSM Inks Distribution Agreements for Nevicolor and Nexeo Solutions in Italy II-4
A. Schulman Acquires Perrite Group II-4
Styron Europe Appoints Velox as the European Distributor II-4
Nilit Expands Capacity II-4
Invista Bags EIA Approval for HMD Plant II-4
Royal DSM Signs MoU with the Electrical Research & Development Association (ERDA) II-4
DSM Maintains its Focus on Sustainable Engineering Plastics Production in India II-4
BASF to Establish New Engineering Plastics Compounding Plant in Yesan, Korea II-4
Lanxess Establishes Pacific-Asia Application Development Center in Hong Kong II-4
SABIC’s IBN SINA Inks Contract for Engineering Plastic Project II-4
Styrolution Teams Up with Braskem in Brazil II-4
Bayer MaterialScience to Takeover Arkema’s US Polycarbonate Sheet Business II-4
A. Schulman Takes Over ECMPlastics II-4
Ryan Herco Flow Solutions Takes Over Plastic Engineered Products II-4
MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions Forms New Engineered Plastics Company II-4
Polyplastics Co. to Launch Global Sales of PPS Resin II-4
Invista Engineering Polymers Commences Construction of New Nylon Line II-4
Toray to Build New Resin Compounding Base in Indonesia II-4

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-4

BASF SE (Germany) II-4
Bayer AG (Germany) II-4
Chi Mei Corporation (Taiwan) II-4
Celanese Corporation (US) II-4
The Dow Chemical Company (US) II-4
DuPont (US) II-4
Eastman Chemical Company (US) II-4
Evonik Industries AG (Germany) II-5
Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan) II-5
Honeywell International (US) II-5
Huntsman Corporation (US) II-5
LANXESS AG (Germany) II-5
LG Chem (Korea) II-5
Polyplastics Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-5
Radici Partecipazioni SpA (Italy) II-5
Royal DSM NV (The Netherlands) II-5
SABIC (Saudi Arabia) II-5
SABIC Innovative Plastics US LLC (US) II-5
Teijin Limited (Japan) II-5
Toray Industries Inc. (Japan) II-5
Wintech Polymer Ltd. (Japan) II-5

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-5

Table 16. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Table 17. World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Table 18. World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Worldwide Engineering Plastics Market by Product Category II-5

Table 19. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polycarbonate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Table 20. World Historic Review for Polycarbonate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Table 21. World 15-Year Perspective for Polycarbonate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 22. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 23. World Historic Review for Acrylonitrile- Butadiene-Styrene by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 24. World 15-Year Perspective for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 25. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyacetal by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 26. World Historic Review for Polyacetal by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 27. World 15-Year Perspective for Polyacetal by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 28. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 29. World Historic Review for Nylon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 30. World 15-Year Perspective for Nylon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Table 31. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 32. World Historic Review for Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 33. World 15-Year Perspective for Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 34. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 35. World Historic Review for Other Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 36. World 15-Year Perspective for Other Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Worldwide Engineering Plastics Market by End-Use Sector II-7

Table 37. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 38. World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 39. World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 40. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics in Electrical and Electronics Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 41. World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in Electrical and Electronics Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 42. World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics in Electrical and Electronics Sectors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 43. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics in Appliances Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 44. World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in Appliances Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 45. World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics in Appliances Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 46. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics in Other Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 47. World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in Other Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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Table 48. World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics in Other Sectors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

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III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES II

A. Market Analysis II
Current & Future Analysis II
An Overview of Engineering Plastics Market II
Shale Gas Boom to Benefit the US Engineering Plastics Sector II
Growth in Large Appliances Manufacturing Spurs Demand for Engineering Plastics II
Key Statistics: II

Table 49. US Market for Engineering Plastics in Electrical & Electronics Applications (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Resin Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II

Product Launches II
Strategic Corporate Developments II
Key Players II
B. Market Analytics II

Table 50. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II
Table 51. US Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/ PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II
Table 52. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 53. US Historic Review Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 54. US 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 55. US 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

2. CANADA III-1

Market Analysis III-1

Table 56. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 57. Canadian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 58. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 59. Canadian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 60. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Table 61. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

3. JAPAN III-2

A. Market Analysis III-2
Current & Future Analysis III-2
Product Launch III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-2
Key Players III-2
B. Market Analytics III-2

Table 62. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Table 63. Japanese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Table 64. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Table 65. Japanese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Table 66. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Table 67. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

4. EUROPE III-2

A. Market Analysis III-2
Current & Future Analysis III-2
Rising Use of Plastics in Automobiles III-2
Volatility in Feedstock Prices Bothers ABS Manufacturers III-2

Table 68. Leading Players in the European ABS Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Capacity by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

B. Market Analytics III-3

Table 69. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 70. European Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 71. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 72. European Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 73. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 74. European Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 75. European 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 76. European 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 77. European 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

4A. FRANCE III-3

Market Analysis III-3

Table 78. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 79. French Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Table 80. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Table 81. French Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Table 82. French 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Table 83. French 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

4B. GERMANY III-4

A. Market Analysis III-4
Current & Future Analysis III-4
Product Launches III-4
Strategic Corporate Development III-4
Key Players III-4
B. Market Analytics III-4

Table 84. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Table 85. German Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Table 86. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 87. German Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 88. German 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 89. German 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

4C. ITALY III-5

A. Market Analysis III-5
Current & Future Analysis III-5
Strategic Corporate Development III-5
Radici Partecipazioni SpA – A Key Italian Player III-5
B. Market Analytics III-5

Table 90. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 91. Italian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 92. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 93. Italian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 94. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 95. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-6

A. Market Analysis III-6
Current & Future Analysis III-6
Strategic Corporate Development III-6
B. Market Analytics III-6

Table 96. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile- Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Table 97. UK Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/ PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Table 98. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Table 99. UK Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Table 100. UK 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Table 101. UK 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

4E. SPAIN III-6

Market Analysis III-6

Table 102. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Table 103. Spanish Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Table 104. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 105. Spanish Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 106. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 107. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

4F. RUSSIA III-7

Market Analysis III-7

Table 108. Russia Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 109. Russia Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 110. Russia Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 111. Russia Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 112. Russia 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Table 113. Russia 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

4G. REST OF EUROPE III-8

A. Market Analysis III-8
Current & Future Analysis III-8
Strategic Corporate Developments III-8
Key Players III-8
B. Market Analytics III-8

Table 114. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 115. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 116. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 117. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 118. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile- Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 119. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-8

Market Analysis III-8

Table 120. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 121. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Table 122. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Table 123. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Table 124. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Table 125. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Table 126. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Table 127. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Table 128. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

5A. CHINA III-9

A. Market Analysis III-9
Current & Future Analysis III-9
An Overview of Engineering Plastics Market III-9

Table 129. Chinese ABS Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Industry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Product Launch III-9
Strategic Corporate Developments III-9
B. Market Analytics III-9

Table 130. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Table 131. Chinese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Table 132. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Table 133. Chinese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Table 134. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Table 135. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

5B. INDIA III-10

A. Market Analysis III-10
Current & Future Analysis III-10
Domestic Engineering Plastics Sector Poised for Growth III-10
Market to See Expansion in Installed Capacity III-10
End Use Market Analysis III-10
Automobiles III-10
Business Machines and Computers III-10
Machinery Components III-10
Building Materials III-10
Telecom III-10
White Goods/Consumer Durables III-10
Consumer Electronics III-10
India Set to Become Hot Destination for Foreign Investment III-10
Challenges III-10
Strategic Corporate Developments III-10
Key Players III-10
B. Market Analytics III-10

Table 136. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Table 137. Indian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 138. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 139. Indian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 140. Indian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 141. Indian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

5C. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-11

A. Market Analysis III-11
Current & Future Analysis III-11
Consumption of Engineering Plastics Grows in Southeast Asia III-11
Strategic Corporate Developments III-11
Key Players III-11
B. Market Analytics III-11

Table 142. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 143. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 144. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 145. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 146. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 147. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-12

A. Market Analysis III-12
Current & Future Analysis III-12
Product Launch III-12
Strategic Corporate Development III-12
SABIC (Saudi Arabia) – A Key Player III-12
B. Market Analytics III-12

Table 148. Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 149. Middle East Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 150. Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 151. Middle East Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 152. Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Table 153. Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

7. LATIN AMERICA III-13

Market Analysis III-13

Table 154. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 155. Latin American Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 156. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 157. Latin American Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 158. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 159. Latin American Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 160. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 161. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Table 162. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

7A. BRAZIL III-14

A. Market Analysis III-14
Current & Future Analysis III-14
Engineering Plastics Seek New Growth III-14
Low-Cost Asian Products Suppress Domestic Manufacturers III-14
Domestic Companies Count On Government Incentives and Technical Support Service III-14
Product Launch III-14
Strategic Corporate Developments III-14
B. Market Analytics III-14

Table 163. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Table 164. Brazilian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Table 165. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Table 166. Brazilian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Table 167. Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Table 168. Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

7B. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-14

Market Analysis III-14

Table 169. Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Table 170. Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Table 171. Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15
Table 172. Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15
Table 173. Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15
Table 174. Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 124 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 142)
The United States (46)
Japan (16)
Europe (51)
  France (4)
  Germany (16)
  The United Kingdom (9)
  Italy (8)
  Spain (2)
  Rest of Europe (12)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (26)
Latin America (1)
Middle East (2)
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