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North America Thermosetting Plastics Market Trends and Forecasts 2015-2020 – Research and Markets

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

US currently dominates the North American market for thermosetting plastics followed by Canada. The growing purchasing power in the region is expected to drive the market over the next five years.

Our thermosetting plastics current data shows that North America remains interesting as locations for research and development and also important as sales markets. Thermosetting plastics are used in an increasing number of markets – from Construction, Adhesives & Coatings, Electrical & electronics, Automotive & transportation and a number of other segments.


US demand for thermoset plastics has grown at a considerable pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow and will be the principal driver for North America thermosetting plastics demand to 2020. The rapid increase in downstream processing capacity additions, primarily geared towards export markets, will be the main driver of the 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.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Thermosetting Plastics 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
  • The Dow Chemicals Co.
  • DuPont
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Daicel Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • 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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Research and Markets
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Sector: Advanced Materials, Chemicals, Plastics


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