Polymeric Foams: Market Research Report

Date: January 10, 2016
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Polymeric Foams: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polymeric Foams in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams, and Others.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022.

Also, a six-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 194 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Abriso NV
  • Achilles Corporation
  • American Excelsior Company
  • Armacell Enterprise GmbH & Co. KG
  • BASF SE
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Polyolefin Foams
Polypropylene Foams
Polystyrene Foams
Polyurethane Foams
PVC Foams

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Resurgent Activity in End-Use Markets to Propel Demand for Polymer Foams

Table 1. Global Polymer Foams Market by End-Use Application (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption (Volume) for Building & Construction, Furniture & Bedding and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growth Prospects Closely Tied to Global Economic Situation

Table 2. World Real GDP Growth Rates in % by Country/Region (2014-2017P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Emerging Markets: At the Forefront of Growth
Urbanization Trend & Growing Middle Class Population – Factors with Positive Impact on Developing Economies

Table 3. World Urban Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. Degree of Urbanization Worldwide: Urban Population as a % of Total Population by Geographic Region for the Years 1990, 2014 & 2050 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global Middle Class Population (in Millions) by Geographic Region: 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Landscape

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & GROWTH DRIVERS

Polymer Foams in Building & Construction Sector: Favorable Prospects

Table 6. Growing Insulation Market Drives Demand for Polymer Foam: World Insulation Market - Breakdown of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe, Japan, Latin America, Middle East and the US for 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Global Insulation Market (2015 & 2020) - Breakdown of Annual Sales (in US$ Million) by Product Segment for Fiberglass Insulation, Foamed Plastics Insulation, Mineral Wool Insulation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recovering Construction Activity to Benefit Demand for Polymeric Foams

Table 8. World Construction Industry Size (in US$ Trillion) for the Year 2010, 2016, 2020 & 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector: 2013-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. Global Construction Market by Region (2015 & 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 11. Construction Spending in Select Countries for 2015 (in US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Building Renovations to Boost Demand for Polymer Foam Insulation
Pressing Need for Energy Efficiency Drives Demand for Insulating Technologies
Meeting Greenhouse Gas Emission Targets: Demand Driver for Insulation Market
Building Insulation Market: An Insight

Table 12. Global Market for Building Insulation (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Type of Insulation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Green Buildings: Favorable Prospects for Polymer Foams
Polymer Foams Demand in Furniture Market Favored by Improving Residential & Commercial Construction Activity
Mattresses: A Major Market for Polymer Foams

Table 13. Global Mattresses Market by Geographic Region (2015 & 2020) - Breakdown of Annual Sales (in US$ Million) for Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Canada, Europe, Japan, Latin America, Rest of World and the US (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Increasing Demand for Specialty Mattresses: Opportunity for Growth
100% LATEX BEDDING SALES RACE AHEAD OF AIR AND MEMORY FOAM BEDS
Innovative Solutions Prop Up Foam Industry
Reticulated Foams for Better Airflow
Sustained Demand for Polymer Foams in Packaging Applications

Table 14. Global Protective Packaging Market (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Automotive Foams Market: Focus on Safety & Comfort
Flexible PU Foam Finds Widespread Applications in Automotive Parts

Table 15. Breakdown of Plastic Usage in an Average Car (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Projected Increase in Vehicle Production to Spur Demand for Polymer Foams in Automotive Industry

Table 16. Projected Increase in Automotive Production to Aid Polymer Foams Market: Global Production of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles (in ‘000 Units) for 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Eco-Friendly Alternatives Find Prominence
Foam Industry Confronted by Issue of Choice of Blowing Agents
Polymeric Foams Exploring Use in Drug Delivery Systems
Use Cases: Polymeric Foams in Drug Delivery
For Increasing Release Rate
In Floating Oral Dosages
Physical Blowing Agents (PBA) as Fugitive Plasticizers
As Intermediate Products
Environmental Concerns over Plastic Use – A Major Issue

3. A REVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS

Polyurethane Foam Dominates Polymeric Foam Market

Table 17. Global Polyurethane Foams Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by Application for Bedding, Cushioning, Insulation, Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Asia-Pacific Leads Consumption of PU Foams
Myriad Applications of Rigid and Flexible Foams Drive Market Adoption

Table 18. Global Polyurethane Foams Market (2020): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Rigid PU Foams and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. Global Rigid PU Foams Market (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Geographic Region - Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market by Type (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Molded Foam Parts, Slabstock Polyether, and Slabstock Polyester (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polyurethane Innovations and Advancements: Spearheading Growth
Focus on ‘Green’ Polyurethane Foams
Bio-Based Polyurethane
Infinergy: The First E-TPU
PURe Liner: An Innovative Technology for PU Production
Colored PU Foams Market: Improving Aesthetics of Products
Lightweight and Durability of PU Foams Spur Demand in Aerospace Sector
Spray Polyurethane Foam Market: Focus on Reducing Energy Usage in Buildings to Drive Market Growth

Table 21. Global SPF Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Geographic Region - Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. Leading SPF Production Countries Worldwide (2015): Ranked by Production Volume (Million lbs) for Canada, China, Japan and USA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Microcellular Polyurethane Foam Market: Demand for Lightweight Materials to Fuel Growth
Global Polyurethanes Market: An Overview

Table 23. Global Polyurethane Production (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Product - Adhesives, Binders, Coatings, Elastomers, Flexible Foam, Rigid Foam and Sealants (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World Rigid Foam Market by Raw Material (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Raw Material Demand (Volume) for Additives, PMDI, Polyester Polyols and Polyether Polyols (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World Flexible Foam Market by Raw Material (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Raw Material Demand (Volume) for Additives, MMDI, PMDI, Polyester Polyols, Polyether Polyols and TDI (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World Polyurethane Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand (Volume) by End-Use Market for Appliances, Building & Construction, Furniture & Bedding, Machinery & Foundry, Packaging, Transportation & Marine and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polystyrene Foam: Growth Driven by Use in Insulation Products

Table 27. Global Polystyrene Foams Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Segment - Building & Construction, Insulation, Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polyolefin Foams: Opportunities in Sports Goods & Automotive Applications

Table 28. Polyolefin Foams Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by Type - EPP Beads, EVA Foams, Non-XLPE Foams, PP Foams and XLPE Foams (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Global Polyolefin Foams Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Market - Automotive, Building & Construction, Footwear, Medical, Protective Packaging, Sports & Recreational and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. Global Polyethylene Foams Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Application - Automotive, Building & Construction, Medical, Protective Packaging, Sports & Recreational and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. Global Polypropylene Foams Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Application - Automotive, Building & Construction, Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polypropylene Foams Market on the Growth Curve
Polyethylene Foams: Diverse Applications Aid Market Growth

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Polymers
Classification of Polymers
Thermoplastics
Thermosets
Hybrid Plastics
Polymeric Foams: An Introduction
Predominant Foam Materials and their Applications
Polyolefins
Overview
Types of Polyolefins
Polyethylene
Polypropylene
Olefins
Copolyesters
Polyolefin Foams
Cross Linked Polyolefin Foams
End-Use Applications
Sports
Appliances
Construction
Marine
Medical
Footwear
Packaging
Transportation
Polyethylene Foams
Non Cross-Linked Polyethylene
Cross-Linked Polyethylene
Polypropylene Foams
Polystyrene Foams
Polystyrene
Polystyrene Foam
Expanded Polystyrene Foam
Extruded Polystyrene Foam
Polyurethane Foams
Applications
Role of Polyurethane in Cold Food Chain
Production Process
Isocyanates
Polyols
Polyethers
Polyesters
Diphenylmethane Diisocyanate: A Key Raw Material
Chemical Composition
Properties
Polymeric MDI
Applications of MDI
Toluene Diisocyanate
MDI and TDI – A Comparison
Flexible Polyurethane Foam
Environmental Regulations
The Polypropylene Switch
PVC Foams

5. OVERVIEW OF SELECT POLYMER FOAMS: FOCUS ON PRODUCTS AND USES

Rigid PU Foam Products and Uses
Rigid Domestic Freezer and Refrigerator Insulation
Production Process
Other Applications
Production Process
Construction – Boardstock/Flexible-Faced Lamination
Construction and Transport: Sandwich Panels
Products and Uses
Production Process
Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation
Products and Uses
Production Process
Other Rigid Polyurethane Foam Uses
Slabstock
Product Uses
Production Process
Preformed Pipe/Pipe-In-Pipe
Products and Uses
Production Process
One Component Polyurethane Foam
Production Process
Flexible Polyurethane Foams
Slabstock Foams
Products and Uses
Production Process
Molded Foams
Products and Uses
Production Process
Integral Skin and Miscellaneous Foams
Products and Uses
RIM
Integral Skin
Non-Insulation Rigid
Production Process
Extruded Polystyrene
Extruded Polystyrene Sheet
Products and Uses
Production Process
Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Board
Products and Uses
Production Process
Polyolefin Foams
Products and Uses
Sheet Products
Tubular Products
Plank Products
Production Process
Sheet Products
Tubular Products
Plank Products
Phenolic Foams
Products and Uses
Production Process
Continuous Processes
Discontinuous Processes

6. BLOWING AGENTS: A REVIEW

Overview
Exothermic Blowing Agents
Endothermic Blowing Agents
Adding Blowing Agents to Plastics
Carbon Dioxide Blowing Technology
Winds of Change Sweep the Blowing Agents Market
Search for Substitutes: Of Prime Importance
A Detailed Insight into Blowing Agents
Overview
Status of Transition
Zero ODP Alternatives
ODP and GWP Rates for CFCs, HCFCs, and HFCs
CFCs
HFCs
HCFCs
ODP: Ozone Depleting Potential
GWP: Global Warming Potential
Polyurethane Foams
Prospects for Zero ODP Blowing Agents in Rigid PU Foams: Europe, USA, and Japan
Polystyrene, Phenolic and Polyolefin Foams
Environmental and Physical Properties of Widely Used Blowing Agents (Table 1 of 2)
Environmental and Physical Properties of Widely Used Blowing Agents (Table 2 of 2)
HCFC-22
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
HCFC-141b
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
HCFC-142b
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
Methylene Chloride
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
HFC-134a
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
HFC-152a
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
HFC-245fa
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
HFC-365mfc
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
Carbon Dioxide
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
Cyclopentane
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
Isopentane
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
n-Pentane
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
Isobutane
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
n-Butane
Physical and Chemical Properties
HSE Properties
Significance of Blowing Agents in Polymeric Foam Segments
Rigid PU Foam
Domestic Refrigerator and Freezer Insulation
Performance Requirements
Insulated Trucks and Reefers
Performance Requirements
Boardstock/Flexible-Faced Lamination
Performance Requirements
Technical Alternatives
Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation
Performance Requirements
Pipe-In-Pipe
Performance Requirements
Slabstock/Preformed Pipe
Performance Requirements
One Component Polyurethane Foam
Performance Requirements
Flexible PU Foam
Slabstock
Performance Requirements
Alternative Substances
Methylene Chloride
Acetone
MDI Technology
Molded Foams
Performance Requirements
Technical Options
Hot Cure and Cold Cure
Integral Skin Foams
Performance Requirements
Non-Insulating Rigid Foams
Semi-Rigid Foam
Rigid Foam
Technical Options
Status and Trends for Technologies in the Flexible PU Foam Sector
Extruded Polystyrene
Extruded Polystyrene Sheet
Technical Options
Extruded Polystyrene Board
Performance Requirements
Polyolefin Foams
Performance Requirements
Technical Options
Phenolic Foam
Performance Requirements
Issues Confronting Developing Nations
Drivers
Advanced (Sector) Phase-Out Dates in Several Article 5(1) Nations
Important Role of Multilateral Fund
Deterrents
Need for Economic Incentives on Account of Ready Accessibility and Low Price of CFC-11
Restricted R&D Capacity
Government’s Regulatory Program Coordination
Issues Connected with Safety
Possible Imbalance Between Demand and Supply for HCFC-141b
Long Term ODS Substitution

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

Carpenter Company Unveils New iSkin Polyurethane Foam Systems
Cristex Introduces Flexyfoam PVC Foams
Bayer Pearl Launches PU Spray Foam System in Middle East
American Excelsior Unveil Eco-Friendly Earth-Cell PU Foams
Dow Automotive to Launch Emission-Free PU Foam for Interior Applications
Novagard Solutions Introduces Foam Fix PVC Foam Products
Soudal USA Unveils Genius Gun, an Expanding PU Foam Product
Tremco Launches ExoAir Flex Foam
General Plastics Showcases High-Strength, Lightweight Composite Core Foams
Ferro and PolyOne Unveil Innovex polyolefin
Woodbridge Introduces lower VOC Polyurethane Auto Interior Foam
CoreLite Introduces Two Core Materials
3M LAUNCHES LIGHTWEIGHT POLYURETHANE FOAM CORES
SPI Unveils Polyurea Coating & Polyurethane Foam Low Pressure Equipment
Holland Colours Introduces a Product Line for Polyether PU Foams
Cascades new polystyrene foam food tray EVOK
Arkema Rolls Out New, High Performance, Low GWP Blowing Agent
BASF Develops 'world's first' Expanded TPU
Zotefoams Unveils Euroclass B Polyolefin Foams
General Plastics Showcases Rigid Polyurethane Composite Core Foams

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Johnson Controls Establishes PU Foam Components Production Line in Warsaw
BASF Expands High-Performance Foam Products Range
Arsenal Capital Acquires HSM Foam
Accella Takes Over Spray Foam Division of Quadrant Urethane Technologies
Armacell Establishes Foam Insulation Plant in Russia
Zotefoams to Commence Production of T-FIT Closed-Cell Foam Insulation Products
INEOS Enterprises Divests INEOS Styrenics to Synthos
Toray to Increase Polyolefin Foam Capacity in the United States
Coastal Automotive Inks Licensing Deal with Dow Chemical
Wallopwear and Cisco Enter into Strategic Partnership for Polymer Foam Products
Armacell Takes Over Industrial Thermo Polymers Limited
Sealed Air Sells North American Foam Trays and Absorbent Pads Business
Freudenberg Completes Acquisition of Polymer Health Technology
Sulzer Acquires aixfotec
Sun Capital Inks Definitive Agreement to Acquire Flexible Foam
Bayer Purchases Polyurethane Feedstock Plant from Dupont
BASF Files Patent Application for Plastic Reformable Polyurethane Foam
Sekisui Alveo and Mergon Automotive Initiates Joint Project
Gurit and Maricell Ink Mid-Term Distribution Agreement
Mitsui Chemicals and Itoh Oil Chemical enter in JV with Jayant Agro-Organics
Sekisui Alveo Collaborates with Mergon Automotive
Zotefoams Inks Joint Venture agreement with INOAC
Huntsman Acquires Minority Stake in Nippon Aqua
Emery Oleochemicals Takes Over InfiGreen Polyols Technology
Era Polymers Acquires Ariel Industries Pty Ltd Business
Ciech to Sell Foam Unit to BASF
UFP Technologies Takes Over Packaging Alternatives Corporation

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Abriso NV (Belgium)
Achilles Corporation (Japan)
American Excelsior Company (US)
Armacell Enterprise GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
BASF SE (Germany)
Boyd Corporation (US)
Carpenter Company (US)
Celotex Limited (UK)
Covestro AG (Germany)
Fagerdala World Foams AB (Sweden)
FXI (US)
Huntsman International LLC (US)
JSP Corporation (Japan)
Recticel (Belgium)
Rogers Corporation (US)
Sealed Air Corporation (US)
Sekisui Alveo AG (Switzerland)
Sonoco Products Company (US)
Synthos S. A. (Poland)
Tekni-Plex, Inc. (US)
The Dow Chemical Company (US)
The Woodbridge Group (Canada)
Vita Group (UK)
Zotefoams PLC (UK)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 32. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. World Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. World 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polymeric Foams Market by Product Segment

Table 35. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyolefin Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. World Historic Review for Polyolefin Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. World 14-Year Perspective for Polyolefin Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polystyrene Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. World Historic Review for Polystyrene Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. World 14-Year Perspective for Polystyrene Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyurethane Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. World Historic Review for Polyurethane Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. World 14-Year Perspective for Polyurethane Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PVC Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. World Historic Review for PVC Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. World 14-Year Perspective for PVC Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. World Historic Review for Other Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. World 14-Year Perspective for Other Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
PU Foams and Engineered Plastics Dominate Foam Market
Specialty Foams Flourish in Industrial and Electronics Markets
Polyurethane Foam: The Largest Product Segment

Table 50. US Polyurethane Foam Market by Type (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Flexible PU Foam and Rigid PU Foam (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Market in the US (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Demand (Volume) by Application - Roofing, Walls and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Furniture and Bedding Dominates PU Consumption

Table 52. US Furniture Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment - Institutional Furniture, Office Furniture and Residential Furniture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growing Preference for Energy-Efficient Household Appliances Benefits PU Foam Demand
Polystyrene Foam Market – An Overview

Table 53. Polystyrene Foams Market in the US (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) by Processing Method (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. Polystyrene Foams Product Manufacturing in the US (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Value by End-Use Segment - Building & Construction, Consumer & Institutional, Furniture & Furnishings, Packaging, Transportation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rising Prominence of Polystyrene Foam Block Walls
Restrictions on PS Foam Use in Food Packaging to Impact Market Growth
Polyolefins – Market Overview
Furniture & Bedding Market: A Major Market for Polymer Foams
Polymer Foams in Protective Packaging Market

Table 55. US Protective Packaging Market (2016E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Packaging (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Energy Conserving Attribute of Foamed Plastics Drives Myriad Applications

Table 56. Energy Usage in the US by Sector (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Energy Consumption for Commercial, Electric Power, Industrial, Residential and Transportation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recovering Construction Activity to Generate Demand for Polymer Foams

Table 57. US Construction Sector: Annual Construction Spending (in US$ Billion) for Years 2012 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. US Construction Sector (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Construction Spending by Residential and Nonresidential Sectors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. Residential Construction in the US (2007-2015): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000s) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. Projected Growth in the US Construction Market by Sector (2015-2022) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polymeric Foams in Automotive Industry – Stringent Regulatory Standards Drive Growth
Implementation of CAFE Standard in the Automotive Sector
Competition

Table 61. Leading Players in the US Plastic Foams Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Carpenter, Dart Container, Dow Chemical, FXI, Reynolds Group, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Foam Blowing Agents: An Overview
Introduction
Regulatory Status
Acceptable Substitutes for CFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
Acceptable Substitutes for CFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
Unacceptable Substitutes for CFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
Acceptable Substitutes for HCFC Foams under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
Substitutes for HCFC Foams, Acceptable Subject to Narrowed Use Limits under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003.
Unacceptable Substitutes for HCFC Foams Under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program as of August 21, 2003
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 62. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. US Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. US 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

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

Table 65. Housing Starts in Canada (in Units) for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regulatory Scenario
Strategic Corporate Development
The Woodbridge Group – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 66. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. Canadian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Polyurethane Foams Market: An Insight

Table 69. Foam Grade and Use level of CFC-11 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. Blowing Efficiency of Water and Auxiliary Blowing Agents (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regulatory Overview
HCFC Phase-Out Schedule in Japan
HCFC Alternatives as Blowing Agents
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 71. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Japanese Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
New Product Developments to Drive Polymer Foams Market
EPS Foam Market in Europe: An Insight

Table 74. EPS Market in Europe (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

PU Foams – A Market Set to Benefit from Stringent Regulatory Specifications
Insulation and Building Needs Drive Demand for Polyurethane
The Energy Performance in Buildings (EPBD) Directive
Europe’s 2020 Program
B. Market Analytics

Table 75. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams 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 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76. European Historic Review for Polymeric Foams 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 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. European 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. European Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. European 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

Market Analysis

Table 81. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. French Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. French 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current And Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 84. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. German Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. German 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

Table 87. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Italian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. Italian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Government Policy for Insulation Industry
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 90. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. UK Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. UK 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

Market Analysis

Table 93. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Spanish Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Use of Polymers in Heat Insulation Applications Grows Significantly
Polystyrene Foam: Gaining Preference as Insulation Material in Buildings
Polyethylene Foam Market
Polyurethane Foam
Polymeric Foams Find Use in Window Applications
Plastic Replaces Conventional Glass in Construction of Transparent Architectures
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 96. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Russian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Russian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Central and Eastern Europe – The New Focus for Growth
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 99. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Asia-Pacific: The Leading PU Foams Market Worldwide
B. Market Analytics

Table 102. Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Polyurethane Foam: The Largest Market
Polyurethane Demand Influenced by Economic Trends
Demand for PU Foams as Insulation Material Witness Growth
Energy Conservation Initiatives in Construction Sector: An Important Demand Driver
Insulation Market: A Key End-Use Application for Polymer Foams
Building Insulation Landscape in China – A Glance
Protective Packaging: Opportunities for Polymer Foams

Table 108. Protective Packaging Market in China (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Packaging Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 109. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110. Chinese Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111. Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. INDIA

A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Polyurethane Foams: A Potential Laden Market

Table 112. Indian PU Foam Market (2016E): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Type - Flexible PU Foam (Flexible Slabstock PU Foam and Flexible Molded PU Foam) and Rigid PU Foam (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Flexible PU Foam Market – Set for Robust Growth

Table 113. Flexible Slabstock PU Foam Market in India (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by End-Use Market - Automotive, Footwear, Mattresses & Furnishings and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 114. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115. Indian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 116. Indian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 117. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119. Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 120. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121. Latin American Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 122. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 123. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 124. Latin American Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 125. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6A. BRAZIL

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
A Rapidly Growing PU Foam Market in Latin America
B. Market Analytics

Table 126. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 127. Brazilian Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 128. Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6B. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 129. Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 130. Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 131. Rest of Latin America 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Product Launch
B. Market Analytics

Table 132. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 133. Rest of World Historic Review for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 134. Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Polymeric Foams by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams and Other Polymeric Foams Markets for Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 194 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 216)
The United States (48)
Canada (2)
Japan (9)
Europe (135)
  France (9)
  Germany (29)
  The United Kingdom (37)
  Italy (10)
  Spain (4)
  Rest of Europe (46)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (12)
Latin America (5)
Middle-East (1)
Africa (4)
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