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North America Thermoplastics Market Trends and Forecasts 2015-2020 – ABS, PE, PP, PS, PVC & Others – Research and Markets

By Business Wire News   


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “North America Thermoplastics Market – Segmented by Type, Industry and Geography – Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020)” report to their offering.

US currently dominates the North American market for thermoplastics followed by Canada. The growing purchasing power in the region is expected to drive the market in North America.

Our Thermoplastics current data shows that North America remains interesting as locations for research and development and also important as sales markets. Thermoplastics are used in an increasing number of markets – from Packaging, Building & Construction, Electrical & electronics, Automotive & transportation, Furniture & bedding, Sports & leisure and a number of other segments.


The rapid increase in downstream processing capacity additions, primarily geared towards export markets, will be the main driver of polyethylene demand in the future. The study indicates that innovations in packaging, rising living standards and population, growing demand in end user markets, and emerging economies are anticipated to boost the industry.


The industry is expected to face certain challenges such as regulatory standards to reduce CO2 emissions, fluctuation of crude oil prices, and product commoditization.

The report elucidates the situation of thermoplastics around the world and studies the markets of the thermoplastics type which include Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Polystyrene (PS), Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and others.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Thermoplastics Market

4. Market Dynamics

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

6. North America Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles (Overview, Products & Services, Financials, Recent Developments)

  • Arkema SA
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Bayer MaterialScience
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
  • Daicel Corporation
  • DuPont
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Lanxess AG
  • LG Chem Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Engineering Plastic Corporation
  • Polyplastic Co. Ltd
  • Royal DSM NV
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics
  • Solvay Plastics
  • Teijin Chemicals Limited
  • A. Schulman, Inc.
  • Ineos Abs Corporation
  • Dyneon LLC
  • Rochling Group

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