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Research and Markets: North America Polystyrene Market by Application & Country – Analysis and Forecast (2013-2019)

May 8, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “North America Polystyrene Market by Application & Country – Analysis and Forecast (2013-2019)” report to their offering.

The total market for polystyrene in North America has been analyzed to understand the current proceedings in the industry at the commercial level. The study provides the value chain analysis with respect to polystyrene raw materials, manufacturers, and end users. 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 which are contributing to the North American polystyrene industry.

The impact of different market factors, such as drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities is also illustrated in the report. The key drivers such as increasing demand from end-user industries, growing demand from the plastic and rubber industry, and lack of alternative sources; and inhibitors such as preference to organic materials and environmental impact of using polystyrene have been analyzed in the report.

The North American polystyrene market is also classified based on different applications. The important applications include packaging, electronics, appliances, construction, and others. The electronics and appliances industries are expected to show rapid growth in the future.

The key companies in this market are Styrolution Petrochemicals (Germany), TOTAL Petrochemicals (France), Farmosa Plastic Corporation (Taiwan), BASF SE (Germany), Trinseo (U.S.), and others.

These companies are consistently focusing on expanding their production capacity to achieve a competitive advantage and thereby serving the customers more effectively. Investments in expansion of plant capacities, followed by acquisitions were the most preferred strategies by the top players in 2012 & 2013 that are driving the demand of polystyrene. Their strategy to capture the market in developing economies includes expansions and agreements.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Market Overview

5 Polystyrene Market, By Application

6 Polystyrene Market, By Country

7 Polystyrene Market: Competitive Landscape

8 Polystyrene Market, By Company

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