World Thermoplastic Elastomers

This report forecasts total world demand in 2019 for thermoplastic elastomers by product, market, and major world region in metric tons. Product segments include: styrenic block copolymers, thermoplastic polyolefins, polyolefin elastomers, thermoplastic polyurethanes, and other products. Reported markets encompass: motor vehicles; consumer goods; asphalt and roofing; adhesives, sealants, and coatings; and other markets. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by product segment is also forecast for each major world region.

To illustrate historical trends world, product, market, and regional demand (including product segments) are provided for 2009 and 2014. Further, regional demand is segmented by market for 2014. Finally, world production is segmented by major world region and provided for 2009, 2014, and 2019.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 34-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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