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Research and Markets: Europe Polycarbonate Market by Application, and Geography – Trends & Forecast to 2019 for the $1.9 Billion Industry

By Business Wire News   


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Europe Polycarbonate Market by Application, and Geography – Trends & Forecast to 2019” report to their offering.

The market size in terms of value of polycarbonate was estimated to be $1,900.0 million in 2014 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of about 5% from 2014 to 2019

The total market for Europe polycarbonate has been analyzed. The value chain describes the key contributors to the materials market at different stages from product development to end use. It represents the top players who are contributing to the Europe polycarbonate industry.

The impact of different market factors, such as drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities is also illustrated in the report. This gives an idea about the key drivers such as increasing demand from automotive industry, large scale demand of consumer electronics & gadgets and optical media storage, & adaptability of polycarbonate in major end-user markets, and inhibitors such as adverse effects on the human health and hence the material is banned from use in the European region.

The European polycarbonate market is also classified based on different applications. The important applications in end-use segments include automotive, consumer goods, electrical & electronic, medical, optical media, packaging, sheet film, and others (aerospace, gadgets, and so on) The consumer goods application segment is expected to witness rapid growth in the future.

The key companies in this market are Bayer Material Science AG (Germany), SABIC IP. (the Netherlands), and Trinseo (Germany) among others. These companies are consistently focusing on expanding their production capacity to achieve competitive advantage and thereby serve the customers more effectively. Investments in the expansion of plant capacities, product portfolio expansion, followed by acquisitions were the most preferred strategies by the top players in 2013 & 2014 that are driving the demand of polycarbonate. Their strategy to capture the market in developing economies includes expansions, agreements, and product developments.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Market Overview

5 Europe Polycarbonate Market, By Application

6 Polycarbonate Market, By Country

7 Polycarbonate Market: Competitive Landscape

8 Polycarbonate Market, By Company

– Bayer Materialscience

– Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics Corporation

– Sabic Innovative Plastics

– Teijin Limited

– Trinseo

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