Methyl Methacrylate (MMA): Market Research Report

Date: January 1, 2016
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Methyl Methacrylate (MMA): Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) in Metric Tons by the following Applications: Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets, & Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers, and Others. The report also analyzes the Global market by the following End-Use Industries: Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Advertising, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 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 51 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Akzo Nobel NV
  • Arkema Group
  • Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp.
  • BASF SE
  • Chi Mei Corporation
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

Methyl Methacrylate – Clear, Colorless, Sharp and Organic Raw Material
Fast Facts

Table 1. Worldwide MMA Production (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Geographic Region - Asia-Pacific (excluding China and Japan), China, Europe, Japan, US and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Landscape
Leading Players Launching New Products to Remain Competitive

Table 2. Leading Players in Global MMA Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Players - Mitsubishi Rayon, Evonik Industries, Dow Chemical, Sumitomo Chemicals and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Leading Global MMA Manufacturers (2014): Major Production Sites and Annual Production Capacities in Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

MMA Production Process and Leading Manufacturers
Revival of End-Use Industries Spell Opportunities for MMA Market Growth
Asia-Pacific Remains at the Forefront Driving Huge Demand for PMMA
Growth Prospects Closely Tied to Global Economic Situation
Improvement in Global GDP Performance Benefits Market Prospects

Table 4. World GDP (2012-2015): Breakdown of Percentage GDP Growth for Select Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MAJOR MARKET TRENDS

Acrylic Plastics & Resins – The Largest and the Fastest Growing Application of MMA
Increased Adoption in End-Use Sectors Fosters Growth in PMMA Market
Broadening Applications of PMMA as a Highly Efficient Molding Compound Fuels Growth

Table 5. Global PMMA Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by General Purpose-Grade PMMA and Optical Grade PMMA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Bio-Based PMMA Emerge as Eco-Friendly Alternative
Bio-based PMMA based Acrylic Resin: Potential to Develop Sustainable Solutions for Medical Sector
PMMA-based Resins Market Going Green
PMMA to Grab Bigger Share of Automotive Plastics Market

Table 6. Worldwide Automotive Plastics Consumption (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown by Types of Plastic - Polypropylene, Polyurethanes, ABS, Composites, HDPE, Polycarbonates and PMMA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Growing Use of Plastics Spurs Demand for MMA in Automobile Production Worldwide: Plastics as % of Total Vehicle Weight for 1980, 2000, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Worldwide Automotive Plastics Consumption (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown by Geographic Region - Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Signs of Gradual Increase in PMMA Demand and Prices
Manufacturers Relocate Production to Low-Cost Regions
Asian Demand and New Applications Bolster PMMA Demand
Will VW Scandal in Europe Impact PMMA Market?

3. END USE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

Positive Outlook for the Global Automotive Production Spells Market Opportunities

Table 9. Global Automobile Production in 000 Units for 2015, 2017 & 2020P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. Global Automobiles Production (2015 & 2020): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recovering Construction Activity Benefits Demand for MMA and PMMA

Table 11. Projected World Infrastructure Spending by Select Regions (2010-2030P)
Table 12. Percentage Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector (2013-2020P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. Global Construction Market (2015P & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Construction Spending by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Building Renovations & Remodeling: A Key Revenue Contributor
Rising Commercial Real Estate Investments Extend New Opportunities

Table 14. Global Commercial Real Estate Market (2014E): Percentage Breakdown of Direct Investments by Region - Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growing Proliferation of Consumer Electronic Devices to Drive Demand for MMA/PMMA

Table 15. Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2012 & 2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by Region/Country for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growing Importance of PMMA Based Signage and Displays Drive MMA Demand

4. SELECT TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS

Applications of MMA in Artificial Nail Products Industry
Nano-HA Coated Bone Collagen Holds Potential to Improve Mechanical Properties of PMMA Bone Cement
Advanced Polymeric Materials Present Natural and Effective Options for Building Construction
Use of Polymers in Construction Activities
Phase Separation Enables Nanotextured Morphology of PMMA UV Curable PUA Blends
Bio-based Materials Emerge as Better Substitute
WJ’s MMA Technology-based WeatherGrip – A Recent Advancement
Advancement in Industrial Synthesis of MMA during WAO

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction
Composition
Physical/Chemical Properties
Properties of Methyl Methacrylate
End-Use Markets for MMA Derivatives
MMA Resins
Properties
MMA for Protein Purification
Polymer Concrete
Poly Methyl Methacrylate
Polymerization of MMA
Applications
Production Process
Select Production Processes of MMA
Acetone – A Key Raw Material
Acetone Cyanohydrin (ACH) Process
Methcrylonitrile (MAN) Process
Synthesis from Coal-Derived Syngas
Isobutylene or T-Butanol Process
Palladium-Catalyzed Process
Synthesis Gas and Ethylene
Asahi Chemical’s Process
Mitsubishi’s Process
Eastman Chemical’s Three-Phase Syngas Process
Lucite International’s Alpha Process
Health Hazards
General Hazards
Incidence of Cancer
Neurotoxicity
Hazardous to Animals
Harmful to Aquatic Organisms
Harmful to Terrestrial Organisms
Abiotic Effects

6. MMA APPLICATIONS – AN OVERVIEW

Key Applications
Acrylic Plastics & Resins
Surface Coatings
Impact Modifiers
Emulsion Polymers
Mineral-Based Sheets
Higher Methacrylates
Polyester Modifiers
Others

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

CTCI Receives Contract to Build MMA Monomer and PMMA Plants in Saudi Arabia
DMMA Announces Plans to Restart its MMA Plant
SCIGRIP Plans to Unveil MMA Adhesive
Evonik Introduces Plexiglas Resist AG
Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Announce Plans to Transfer Shares to Joint Venture Firm Petro Rabigh II
SABIC and MRC All Set to Launch World’s Largest MMA Production Unit
Evonik to Set Up MMA Plant Capacity in Alabama
Chinese Ministry of Commerce Introduces Anti-Dumping Probe for MMA
Mitsui Signs Deal with Mitsubishi to Produce MMA
Aldila Ends Merger Agreement with Mitsubishi Rayon
Sabic and MRC Join Hands to Build the World’s Largest MMA Plant
Quinn Plastics Unveils NeonQUINN CAST Range of Acrylic Sheets
Asahi Kasei Opens AN and MMA Plants in Thailand
Sanors Plans to Launch Russia's First Modern PMMA Plant
Wujing Chemical Sets Up Shanghai Jing-Qi Polymer Science Co.

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Akzo Nobel NV (The Netherlands)
Arkema Group (France)
Altuglas International S. A. (France)
Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp. (Japan)
BASF SE (Germany)
Chi Mei Corporation (Taiwan)
The Dow Chemical Company (US)
Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
Formosa Plastics Corp. (Taiwan)
Heilongjiang Longxin Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
Kaohsiung Monomer Company Ltd. (Taiwan)
Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan)
LG MMA Corp. (South Korea)
Lotte Chemical Corporation (South Korea)
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc. (Japan)
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Lucite International Ltd. (UK)
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
OrgSteklo (Russia)
Shandong Hongxu Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
Shanhai Jing-Qi Polymer Science Co. (Taiwan)
Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Thai MMA Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
Unigel (Brazil)
Zhejiang Dongue Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
Zibo Xinglu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (China)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 16. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Methyl Methacrylate Market by Applications

Table 19. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Acrylic Plastics and Resins Application Market by Segment

Table 22. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Segment - Cast & Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders & Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Segment - Cast & Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders & Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cast & Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders & Resins Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Cast and Extruded Sheets Segment of Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Cast and Extruded Sheets Segment of Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Cast and Extruded Sheets Segment of Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Molding Powders and Resins Segment of Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Molding Powders and Resins Segment of Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Molding Powders and Resins Segment of Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Surface Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Surface Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Surface Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Impact Modifiers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Impact Modifiers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Impact Modifiers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Emulsion Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Emulsion Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Emulsion Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Mineral-Based Sheets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Mineral-Based Sheets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Mineral-Based Sheets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Higher Methacrylates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Higher Methacrylates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Higher Methacrylates by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Polyester Modifiers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Polyester Modifiers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate Application in Polyester Modifiers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate in Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Methyl Methacrylate Market by End-Use Industry

Table 52. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Industry - Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Advertising and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Industry - Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Advertising and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. World 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Advertising and Others Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
PMMA Market in the US
Market Trends
Acrylic Resins Register Healthy Growth
Recovery in US Automobile Sector Boost Market Prospects
Increasing Construction Spending to Spur Market Growth

Table 55. US Construction Spending by Type of Construction (2014, 2013 & 2012): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Spending for Residential and Non-Residential Construction (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. Residential Construction in the US (2007-2014): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. Projected Growth of the US Construction Market by Sector (2012-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Acrylates Pricing Trend

Table 58. Pricing Trend of Acrylate Esters in the US (2008-2013) (In US$ Per Ton) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Production Scenario

Table 59. US MMA Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Leading Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

EXIM Statistics

Table 60. US imports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. US Exports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. US Imports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. US Exports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 64. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. US Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. US 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
MMA based Plastics and Resins Demand to Benefit from Recovery in the Housing Market

Table 67. Housing Starts in Canada (2008-2014): Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts in ‘000s (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

EXIM Statistics

Table 68. Canadian Imports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Canadian Exports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. Canadian Imports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. Canadian Exports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 72. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Canadian Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Production Scenario

Table 75. Japanese MMA Production (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Capacity by Major Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Steady Growth in Residential Construction Augurs Well for the Market

Table 76. Annual Housing Construction Starts in Japan (2007-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 77. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. Japanese Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Methyl Methacrylate Market: An Overview
Acrylates, a Major Application of MMA
Volatile Economic Conditions Push Up MMA Prices in Europe
A Snapshot of Russian MMA Market
Recovery in Construction Activity to Drive Market Growth

Table 80. Construction Industry in Europe (2010-2015E): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. European Construction Market by Sector (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Civil Engineering, Non-Residential, and Residential (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Statistics

Table 82. European PMMA Resins Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Applications (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. Europe MMA Production Capacity (2014): Percentage Breakdown by Select Producers (Capacity in kt) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

EXIM Statistics

Table 84. EU-28 imports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. EU-28 imports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Volume by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. EU-28 Exports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. EU-28 Exports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Volume by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. EU-28 Imports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. EU-28 Imports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Volume by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. EU-28 Exports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. EU-28 Exports of PMMA in Film, Plates, Sheets, Foil and Strip Nes and Non-Cellular Forms (2013 and 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Volume by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 92. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93. European Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. European 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96. European Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. European 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Market Highlights
MMA Market in Asia-Pacific – Recent Past and Current Scenario

Table 98. Upcoming MMA Plants and their Production Capacity in Asia-Pacific (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Demand and Supply and Prices of MMA in the Region
Technological Advancements in the Regional MMA Market

Table 99. Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players in Asian MMA Market (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

MMA & PMMA Market: Recovered from Economic Recession and on the Way to Grow
Explosion at Nippon Shokubai Plant: Impact on Acrylic Acid and Esters Market
Asia-Pacific – Attractive Opportunities for Coatings Companies
Construction Industry in Asia Offers Significant Growth Opportunities

Table 100. Construction Spending (in US$ Billion) in Asia by Country: 2013 ( )(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Global Construction Market by Region (2015E & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Construction Spending for Asia, Western Europe, North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Middle East (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102. Projected Growth in the Asian Construction Market by Country and Sector over the Period 2014-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Surging Passenger Cars Market Augurs Well for MMA Demand in the Region
China
Market Overview
Methyl Acrylate Supply Tightens in East China – Alternates Find Acceptance
Chinese Construction Market: A Brief Overview
Novel Technologies Gain Strong Foothold
Weaker Economic Fundamentals Casts Dark Shadow on PMMA Consumption
EXIM Statistics

Table 103. Chinese Imports and Exports of PMMA in Primary Forms (2013 & 2014): Imports and Exports in Value (US$) and Volume (KG) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 104. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Rapid Expansion in the Middle East Construction Sector Boosts Market Demand
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 110. Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111. Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 112. Middle East & Africa 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Market Overview
Growing Construction Industry in Latin America to Benefit Market Expansion
Brazil: A Key Regional Market
Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 113. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114. Latin American Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other Applications Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 51 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 62)
The United States (11)
Japan (9)
Europe (13)
  France (2)
  Germany (4)
  The United Kingdom (2)
  Spain (1)
  Rest of Europe (4)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (25)
Latin America (1)
Middle East (3)
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