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Research and Markets: Global Transparent Plastics (PS, PP, PC, TPU, PVC, ABS, SAN, PMMA & Others) Market 2015 – Trends & Forecasts to 2020

September 28, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Transparent Plastics Market by Type, by Application & by Region – Trends & Forecasts to 2020” report to their offering.

In terms of value, the global transparent plastics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% from 2015 to reach a market size of around USD 165.2 Billion by 2020

The report on transparent plastics includes nine different types of glasses. These are polystyrene, polycarbonate, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, polymethyl methacrylate, thermoplastic polyurethane, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, and styrene acrylonitrile. The global transparent plastics market is witnessing high growth because of the stringent norms & regulations, improved quality of end products, and growing demand in Asia-pacific & RoW. Transparent plastics are largely used in the packaging industry, in order to improve the shelf-life of packaged products.

The increasing building safety codes and other regulations in major markets, along with increasing demand for energy-efficient buildings are driving the market for transparent plastics. Transparent plastics have the advantage of being lightweight and cost-effective over the traditional materials used in building & construction applications.

Transparent plastics are finding increasing acceptance in the building & construction industry due to their properties such as durability, aesthetics, high performance, and easy handling. Plastics provide competitive energy efficiency, aesthetics, and design flexibility compared to glass. The use of transparent plastics in the building & construction industry also results in reduced heating and cooling costs along with providing protection against extreme weather.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Transparent Plastics Market, By Type

8 Transparent Plastics Market, By Application

9 Transparent Plastics Market, By Region

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles


– Bayer AG

– E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co

– Evonik Industries AG

– Lanxess A.G.

– Lyondellbasell Industries N.V.

– PPG Industries

– Sabic Innovative Plastics Us Llc

– Teijin Ltd

– The DOW Chemical Company

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