Plastics & Other Polymers

Kent Furst
Kent Furst presented at International Silicone Conference

Kent Furst, Polymers Practice Leader presented “The Global Silicones Market – Key Trends & Forecasts” at the International Silicone Conference, April 10, 2018. This presentation provided data and findings from Freedonia’s most recent industry study on the global silicones market, focusing on major countries and regions such as the US, China, Japan, and Western Europe. Kent has a Polymer Science & Engineering Degree from Case Western Reserve University.

Freedonia industry market research covering Plastic & Other Polymers includes materials such as bioplastics, high performance composites, and silicones, as well as processing topics such as thermoplastic compounding and extruded plastics. Freedonia's industry market research studies on Plastics & Other Polymers include market size, forecasts, product and market segmentations, related economic indicator and regulatory analysis, market share estimates, a discussion of industry structure, and profiles of the leading companies.

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Freedonia Studies covering Plastics & Other Polymers

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  • High Performance Composites

    2905

    US demand for polymer materials containing advanced fiber reinforcements is forecast to rise almost 15 percent per year to $10.2 billion in 2016. Aerospace will remain the dominant and fastest growing market, followed by the energy market. Carbon will...

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  • Bioplastics

    2908

    US demand for biodegradable and non-biodegradable bio-based resins is forecast to climb at a 20 percent annual pace through 2016 to 550 million pounds. Polylactic acid will remain the largest bioplastic segment, while bio-based polyethylene and degrad...

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  • Solid Surface & Other Cast Polymers

    2873

    This study analyzes the US cast polymer industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by material (e.g., marble, resins), product (solid surface materials, gel-coated composites, engine...

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  • Silicones

    2879

    US demand for silicones is forecast to climb 5.6 percent annually to $4.1 billion in 2016. Silicone resins and elastomers will be the fastest growing products, with elastomers overtaking silicone fluids as the largest segment by 2016. The industrial m...

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  • World Rubber

    2843

    Global rubber consumption is forecast to rise 4.3 percent annually through 2015 to 30.5 million metric tons, driven by increasing tire output as global motor vehicle production accelerates from a weak base. The Asia/Pacific market will remain dominant...

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  • Stretch & Shrink Film

    2830

    US demand for stretch and shrink film is forecast to rise 3.3 percent annually to $2.4 billion in 2015. Stretch film will remain the dominant segment, with stretch hoods growing the fastest. Shrink film demand growth will outpace gains in stretch film...

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