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Research and Markets: Global Automotive Plastics Market Growth of 13% CAGR by 2020 – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts 2015-2020

December 23, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Automotive Plastics Market Segmented by Product, Application and Geography Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020)” report to their offering.

Global Automotive Plastics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% during the forecast period. Revival in vehicle production will be the major factor boosting the demand for automotive plastics. Growing demand for vehicles from emerging economies such as China, India, and the Latin American countries will also drive the market growth.

Among the different types of automotive plastics, polypropylene (PP) accounts for 35% of the global consumption, followed by polyurethanes (PU) (17%). Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) are the other major plastics in great demand in automobile manufacturing.

The global automotive plastics market is segmented by product (Polypropylene, polyurethane, Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyethylene (PE), Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA), High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Polycarbonate (PC)), by application (Automobile interior, Automobile exterior, under the hood and electrical components) and by geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the world).

Companies Mentioned:

  • Akzonobel N.V.
  • BASF Corporation
  • Evonik Industries
  • ExxonMobil Chemical
  • Bayer MaterialScience
  • Chevron Phillips
  • Dow Automotive
  • DuPont Engineering Polymers
  • Braskem America
  • Lanxess Corporation
  • LyondellBasell
  • Styron, LLC
  • Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC
  • TOTAL Petrochemicals USA, Inc.
  • The Vinyl Institute
  • Borealis AG
  • Magna International Incorporated
  • Owens Corning
  • Royale DSM N.V.
  • Teijin Limited
  • Hanwha Azdel INC.
  • Lear Corporation
  • Quadrant AG
  • Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
  • Zoltek Company Inc.
  • Toyota Motor Corp.
  • Hyundai Motor Company
  • Honda Motor Co.
  • BMW
  • Volkswagen
  • Peugeot SA
  • General Motors
  • Ford
  • Fiat SPA
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corp.

Report Structure:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Overview

4. Market Dynamics

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

9. Appendix

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