Custom Compounded Thermoplastics: United States

This report forecasts US custom compounded thermoplastics demand in pounds to 2019. Total demand is segmented by resin in terms of: polyvinyl chloride (PVC), engineering thermoplastics, polypropylene, polyethylene, thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), and other resins. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: construction, motor vehicles, consumer and medical, and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, regulatory and environmental factors, and trends in pricing. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines resins and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each resin and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 29-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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