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Polycarbonate Market

Polycarbonate Market Analysis - By Product Type (Sheets & Films, Fibers, Blends & Tubes), By End User (Automotive & Transportation, Electrical & Electronics, Construction & Medical), By Region (North America (United States & Canada), Europe (United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain, France & Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of APAC), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina & Rest of Latin America), Middle East & Africa) - Global Industry Size, Trends, Forecast | 2019 - 2025

  • ID : 76189149  |  
  • Published : Oct-2019  |  
  • Region : Global  |  
  • Pages : 150   |  
  • Publisher : Mordor Intelligence

Polycarbonate Market Size, Growth Rate & Forecast (2019 - 2025)

According to the latest reports published by Research Cosmos, Polycarbonate Market is expected to register a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period 2019 - 2025.

Growth Drivers and Restraints:

  • Polycarbonates are high-performing thermoplastics which are highly suitable in building and construction applications.

  • Polycarbonate material possesses properties, such as lightweight, high optical clarity, durability, excellent thermal stability, high-impact and high-heat resistance, high transparency, cold formability, and also possess excellent flammability resistance, making it one of the most used plastic types in construction applications.

  • Polycarbonate sheets are used as a substitute for glass in a variety of skylight and window applications. They are also used as opaque cladding panels, barrel vaults, canopies, translucent walls, facades and signage, sports stadium roofs, louvers, and roof domes.

  • According to the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC), the construction sector in Europe is expected to witness an overall turnover growth of 4% in 2018. Additionally, the value added to the construction sector is expected to rise by 13.4% in 2018, reaching EUR 264.860 billion. Furthermore, in 2017, construction activities in all 19 EUROCONSTRUCT associated countries are expected to rise by 3.5% in volume terms.

  • Hence, due to such factors, the market is expected to witness a rapid rise, during the forecast period.

  • Polycarbonate sheets and films are high-quality materials, which are increasingly being used for advanced applications.

  • They are currently replacing glass, toughened glass, and polyethylene membrane, as they offer a perfect combination of lightweight, high-impact strength, light transmission, frame-resistance, UV protection, anti-drop properties, as well as better aesthetic appearance.

  • These sheets are finding increasing applications in many fields, such as agriculture, automotive, industry, public buildings, sign and display, and ornaments. Additionally, clear polycarbonate sheets and films are as transparent as glass and weigh only half in comparison to the latter, thereby, making it easy to transport and install them.

  • Polycarbonate sheets and films, especially solid polycarbonate sheets, such as embossed and frosted sheets, have extremely high impact strength. The impact strength of the polycarbonate sheet is about 200 times higher than the common glass and 2 to 20 times higher than tempered glass.

  • They are suitable for applications that have high chances of encountering hail, high wind, and storm rain. Further, frosted and embossed polycarbonate sheets are used for decoration purposes.

  • Currently, the electrical and electronics industry is the largest end-user segment for polycarbonate films in applications, such as lighting applications, printed circuit boards, battery packs, labels and overlays, LED/LCD displays, and others. However, the market for polycarbonate sheets and films is expected to witness maximum growth in the automotive industry.

 Polycarbonate Market is Segmented & Sub-Segmented into:

Polycarbonate Market – By Product Type

  • Sheets & Films
  • Fibers
  • Blends
  • Tubes & Others

Polycarbonate Market – By End User

  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Construction
  • Medical

Polycarbonate Market – By Region

  • North America                                                

    • United States                              
    • Canada  

  • Europe                                                                               

    • United Kingdom                                         
    • Germany                                      
    • France                                        
    • Italy                              
    • Spain                                          

  • Asia-Pacific                                                   

    • China                                           
    • India                                           
    • Japan                                           
    • South Korea                               

  • Latin America                                                                             

    • Brazil                                          
    • Argentina                                    
    • Mexico                                       

  • Middle-East & Africa                                                    

    • Middle-East
    • Africa

Regionally, Asia-Pacific is expected the highest share in the market, accounting for approximately 59% of the global market share in 2019. An increase in the income of the middle-class population has resulted in an increase in the demand for electronic components and automobiles in Asia-Pacific, in turn, making the region an area of immense potential and opportunities for the polycarbonate market.

Top Companies leading in the Polycarbonate Market are:

  1. Chi Mei Corporation
  2. Covestro AG
  3. Formosa Plastics
  4. Idemitsu Kosan
  5. LG Chem Ltd.
  6. Lotte Chemical Corporation
  7. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  8. SABIC
  9. Samyang
  10. Teijin Limited
  11. Trinseo
  12. Ningbo Zhetie Daphoon Chemical Co. Ltd

  1. Introduction                                                                       
  2. Research Methodology                                                                     

    1. Analysis Design                                               
    2. Research Phases                                                             

      1. Secondary Research                                    
      2. Primary Research                                        
      3. Expert Validation                                         

    3. Study Timeline                                                

  3. Overview                                                                           

    1. Executive Summary                                                        
    2. Key Inferences                                                 
    3. New Developments                                                        

  4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                                              

    1. Polycarbonate Market  Drivers                                                
    2. Polycarbonate Market  Restraints                                                           
    3. Key Challenges                                                
    4. Current Opportunities in the Polycarbonate Market                                                               

  5. Polycarbonate Market Segmentation                                                                      

    1. By Product Type

      1.  Sheets & Films
      2.  Fibers
      3.  Blends
      4.  Tubes & Others
      5.  Polycarbonate Market  Estimates & Forecasts, by Function, 2018-2023       
      6.  Year on Year Growth Rates, by Type, 2018-2023       
      7.  Polycarbonate Market  Attractiveness Index, by Function, 2018-2023

    2. By End User

      1.  Automotive & Transportation
      2.  Electrical & Electronics
      3.  Construction
      4.  Medical
      5.  Polycarbonate Market  Estimates & Forecasts, by Function, 2018-2023       
      6.  Year on Year Growth Rates, by Type, 2018-2023       
      7.  Polycarbonate Market  Attractiveness Index, by Function, 2018-2023

  6. Geographical Analysis

      1. North America Polycarbonate Market

        1.  Introduction                               
        2.  United States Polycarbonate Market                                
        3.  Canada Polycarbonate Market

      2.  Europe Polycarbonate Market

        1.  Introduction                              
        2.  United Kingdom Polycarbonate Market                                             
        3.  Germany Polycarbonate Market                                       
        4.  France Polycarbonate Market                                           
        5.  Italy Polycarbonate Market                                
        6.  Spain Polycarbonate Market   

      3.  Asia-Pacific Polycarbonate Market

        1.  Introduction                              
        2.  China Polycarbonate Market                                            
        3.  India Polycarbonate Market                                             
        4.  Japan Polycarbonate Market                                            
        5.  South Korea Polycarbonate Market

      4.  Latin America Polycarbonate Market

        1.  Introduction                               
        2.  Brazil Polycarbonate Market                                             
        3.  Argentina Polycarbonate Market                                       
        4.  Mexico Polycarbonate Market

      5.  Middle-East & Africa Polycarbonate Market

        1.  Introduction                              
        2.  Middle-East Polycarbonate Market                                   
        3.  Africa Polycarbonate Market

  7. Strategic Analysis                                                              

    1. PESTLE analysis                                               

      1. Political                                         
      2. Economic                                     
      3. Social                                           
      4. Technological                               
      5. Legal                                            
      6. Environmental                                              

    2. Porter’s Five analysis                                                      

      1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers                                    
      2. Bargaining Power of Consumers                                 
      3. Threat of New Entrants                               
      4. Threat of Substitute Products and Services                                
      5. Competitive Rivalry within the Industry            

    3. Supply Chain Analysis

      1. Raw Material Suppliers
      2. Manufacturers/Producers
      3. Distributors/Retailers/Wholesalers/E-Commerce
      4. End Users      

  8. Polycarbonate Market Leaders' Analysis                                                                  

    1. Chi Mei Corporation

      1. Overview                                      
      2. Product Analysis                                           
      3. Strategic Evaluation and Operations                                           
      4. Financial analysis                                         
      5. Legal issues                                  
      6. Recent Developments                                  
      7. SWOT analysis                                             
      8. Analyst View                                

    2. Covestro AG
    3. Formosa Plastics
    4. Idemitsu Kosan
    5. LG Chem Ltd.
    6. Lotte Chemical Corporation
    7. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    8. SABIC
    9. Samyang
    10. Teijin Limited
    11. Trinseo
    12. Ningbo Zhetie Daphoon Chemical Co. Ltd

  9. Competitive Landscape                                                                     

    1. Polycarbonate Market  share analysis                                                     
    2. Merger and Acquisition Analysis                                                    
    3. Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                                                            
    4. New Product Launches                                                    

  10. Expert Opinions                                                               

    1. Polycarbonate Market  Outlook                                                             
    2. Investment Opportunities                                                            

  11. Appendix                                                               

    1. List of Tables                                                     
    2. List of Figures

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