Paul Thomen

Monday, 26 November 2012

Global EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) Market by Application & Geography Trends & Forecasts To 2017

EPDM are synthetic rubber and are known for their outstanding resistance to heat, ozone, weather, polar substances, and excellent electrical insulation properties. These are widely used in automotive applications, roofing systems, etc. Automotive is primary application in terms of utilization of EPDM. EPDM is used in the manufacturing of seals, washers, glass-run channels, radiators, garden and appliance hose, tubing, pond liners, belts, electrical insulation, vibrators, O-rings, solar panel heat collectors, UV protection and speaker cone surrounds, electrical wire & cable jackets, roofing membranes, etc.

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This study estimates the global market of EPDM by the end of 2017. This market research study provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global EPDM market. The report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major geographic regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW) that include key growth regions such as China and India. Major countries with the market volumes and revenues are covered for each of the region. The report also covers present production capacity outlook and forecast of upcoming capacities by the year 2017. Competitive scenario and market share of the top players has been discussed in detail. These top players of the industry are profiled in detail with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities are discussed.

Market has also been segmented on the basis of applications. The major applications for EPDM such as automotive, building & construction, plastic modification, wire & cables, lubricant additive, etc. have been discussed in detail in the report. Market share for major market participants has been described in detail for EPDM.

We have used various secondary sources such as encyclopedia, directories, company news flows, ministry reports, and databases to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of EPDM. The primary sources – experts from related industries and suppliers have been interviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of EPDM.

We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities. Key participants in the global EPDM market include LANXESS AG (Germany), ExxonMobil Chemical Corp. (U.S.), Dow Elastomers (U.S.), Mitsui Chemical (Japan), Kumho Petrochemical (South Korea), Lion Copolymer (U.S.), Versalis (Italy), JSR Corporation (Japan), Jilin Chemical (China), SK Global Chemical (Japan), Nizhnekamskneftekhim Inc. (Russia), Sumitomo (Japan), etc.

Scope of the report: This research report categorizes the global market for EPDM on the basis of applications and geography; forecasting volumes and revenues; and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets.
On the basis of applications: The EPDM market is segmented on the basis of industry application as automotive, building & construction, plastic modification, wire & cables, lubricant additive, etc. Each application is further described in detail in the report with volumes and revenues forecasted for each application.
On the basis of geography: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, ROW, and key countries in every region are discussed.

Table of Contents
1 Introduction
1.1 Key Take-Aways
1.2 Report Description
1.3 Research Methodology
1.3.1 Market Size
1.3.2 Stakeholders
1.3.3 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
1.3.4 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources
1.3.5 List Of Companies Covered During Primaries
1.3.6 Major Secondary Sources Used
1.3.7 Assumptions Made For This Report
1.4 Key Questions Answered

2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value Chain Analysis
3.3 Market Dynamics
3.3.1 Drivers Growth In The Automotive Industry Strong Demand In China Increasing Demand For Modified Elastomers
3.3.2 Restraints Growing Competition From Substitutes In Building & Construction Industry Growing Environmental Concerns
3.3.3 Opportunities Eco-Friendly Technological Solution For EPDM Growing Usage In Plastic Modification Industry
3.4 Burning Issue
3.4.1 Irregular Rise In EPDM Prices
3.5 Winning Imperatives
3.5.1 Capacity Expansion In Asia-Pacific & Nearby Regions
3.5.2 Focus On New, High-Value Products, Mainly Green Technology
3.6 Regulations
3.7 Raw Material Analysis
3.7.1 Ethylene
3.7.2 Propylene
3.7.3 Diene
3.8 Price Analysis
3.9 Porters Five Forces Analysis
3.9.1 Threat 0f New Entrants
3.9.2 Threat Of Substitutes
3.9.3 Buyers Power
3.9.4 Suppliers Power
3.9.5 Degree Of Competition
3.10 Market Share Analysis
3.11 Patents Analysis

4 Technological & Regional Capacity Forecast
4.1 Technological Overview
4.1.1 Technology Types Ziegler-Natta Catalyst Technology Metallocene Catalyst Technology Ace Technology
4.2 Global Capacity Forecast

Report Details:
Published: Nov 2012
No of Pages: 241
Price: Single User License: US $4650       Corporate User License: US $7150  

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