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Research and Markets: Global Polyurethane Elastomers Market 2014-2020 – Thermoplastic Elastomers & Thermosetting Elastomers Analysis

By Business Wire News   


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Polyurethane Elastomers Market (2014 – 2020):By product Type (Thermoplastic elastomers, thermosetting elastomers); by Application Type (Automotive industry, electrical appliances, footwear, construction, others) and By Geography” report to their offering.

The polyurethane market is expected to cross $73 billion by 2020

Europe, Asia Pacific and the United States dominate the polyurethane market contributing around 95% of the global market. China is the largest market in Asia Pacific and one of the leading countries in terms of production and consumption of polyurethane elastomers. It accounted for over 25% of the global market and over 50% of the Asia Pacific market in 2012 which makes Asia Pacific the leading and the fastest soaring market estimated to grow with a CAGR of 6% in the years 2014-2020.

The global market is projected to reach 9.5 million tons by the year 2015 driven by active demand from construction, furniture and automotive markets. Thermosetting elastomers and thermoplastic elastomers are the two types of the PU elastomers of which thermosetting hold the largest market share of around 75%. Apart from its outstanding toughness, durability and processing ease PU elastomer is a versatile performer that bridges the gap between rubber and plastics

The major producing and consuming regions in the polyurethane elastomers market are China, Europe and the United States. Also, it is assumed that Asia Pacific will continue to dominate the industry in the years 2014-2020. Over one-third of the global application of PU elastomers is the production of footwear followed by the furniture and interiors and the automotive industry.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Global Polyurethane Elastomer – Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Global Polyurethane Elastomer – Market Landscape

4. Global Polyurethane Elastomer – Market Forces

5. Global Polyurethane Elastomer Market – Strategic Analysis

6. Global Polyurethane Elastomer Market – By Product Type

7. Global Polyurethane Elastomer Market – By Application

8. Global Polyurethane Elastomer Market -Geographic Analysis

9. Market Entropy

10. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, SWOT Analysis, Developments, Product Portfolio)

  • Bayer Material Science AG
  • Chemtura Corporation
  • Chematur International AB
  • COIM S.P.A
  • DuPont DE Nemours and Company
  • Fxi-Foamex Innovations
  • Hebei Cangzhou Dahua Group co Ltd
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
  • Fulflex, Inc.
  • Fabreeka International, Inc
  • Gardico, Inc.
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Nippon Polyurethane Industry co Ltd.
  • Trelleborg AG
  • Woodbridge Foam Corporation
  • Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes co Ltd
  • Recticel SA
  • Northstar Polymers, LLC

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