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Research and Markets: North America Automotive Plastics Market Growth of 5.5% CAGR by 2020 – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts 2015-2020

December 21, 2015
By Business Wire News


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

North America Automotive Plastics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5%. Profits will be driven by new advancements made in materials and regulatory pressure will be the major force propelling growth. Fuel economy standards that are being increasingly adopted throughout North America is pushing manufacturers to design lighter weight models of their brands.

Among all the automotive plastics, polypropylene (PP) leads consumption by 35% followed by polyurethanes (PU) (17%), Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) are the other major plastic materials that have been in great demand in automobile manufacturing. There is an increasing demand for biodegradable plastics such as Starch-based, PHA-, PLA-,PCL- and PBS-based.

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.
  • Ford
  • General Motors

Report Structure:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Overview

4. Market Dynamics

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

6. North America Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

9. Appendix

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