Plastic Sheet

This study examines the US plastic sheet industry. It presents historical demand data for 1996, 2001 and 2006 with forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by plastic sheet resin (polystyrene, polyolefins, PVC, acrylic, polycarbonate) and market (packaging, construction, consumer, signs, displays). The study also considers market environment

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  1. Plastic Sheet

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $107.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | PLASTIC SHEET DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

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        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

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        1. Table | RESIDENT POPULATION BY AGE GROUP (million persons)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Income & Spending

        $128.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      5. 3.5 Manufacturing Outlook

        $175.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Food Industry Overview

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        1. Table | FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 Foodservice Industry Outlook

        $98.00

        1. Table | FOODSERVICE REVENUES BY ESTABLISHMENT TYPE (billion dollars)

      8. 3.8 Sheet Manufacturing

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        1. 3.8.1 Extrusion

          $82.00

        2. 3.8.2 Calendering

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        3. 3.8.3 Casting

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      9. 3.9 Competitive Processes

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      10. 3.10 Thermoformed Sheet

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      11. 3.11 Thermoplastic Resin Outlook

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        1. Table | THERMOPLASTIC RESIN DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds)

      12. 3.12 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | PLASTIC SHEET PRICING (dollars per pound)

      13. 3.13 Regulatory Considerations

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      14. 3.14 Environmental Issues

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      15. 3.15 Degradable Materials

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      16. 3.16 Recycling

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      17. 3.17 International Activity & Foreign Trade

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    4. 4 RESINS

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      1. 4.1 General

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        1. Table | PLASTIC SHEET DEMAND IN POUNDS & DOLLARS

      2. 4.2 Sheet Demand by Resin

        $82.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC SHEET DEMAND BY RESIN (million pounds)

      3. 4.3 Polystyrene

        $627.00

        1. 4.3.1 Types

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          1. Table | POLYSTYRENE SHEET DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds)

        2. 4.3.2 Applications

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          1. Table | POLYSTYRENE SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      4. 4.4 Polypropylene

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        1. Table | POLYPROPYLENE SHEET DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.4.1 Applications

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          1. Table | POLYPROPYLENE SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

        3. 4.4.2 Other

          $82.00

      5. 4.5 Polyvinyl Chloride

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        1. Table | POLYVINYL CHLORIDE SHEET DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.5.1 Applications

          $156.00

          1. Table | POLYVINYL CHLORIDE SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      6. 4.6 High Density Polyethylene

        $188.00

        1. Table | HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE SHEET DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.6.1 Applications

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          1. Table | HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

        3. 4.6.2 Producers

          $82.00

      7. 4.7 Acrylic

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        1. 4.7.1 Types

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          1. Table | ACRYLIC SHEET DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds)

        2. 4.7.2 Applications

          $115.00

          1. Table | ACRYLIC SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      8. 4.8 Polycarbonate

        $265.00

        1. Table | POLYCARBONATE SHEET DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.8.1 Applications

          $162.00

          1. Table | POLYCARBONATE SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

        3. 4.8.2 Producers

          $82.00

      9. 4.9 Polyester

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        1. Table | POLYESTER SHEET DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.9.1 Types

          $90.00

        3. 4.9.2 Applications

          $150.00

          1. Table | POLYESTER SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      10. 4.10 Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene

        $110.00

        1. Table | ACRYLONITRILE-BUTADIENE-STYRENE DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      11. 4.11 Low Density Polyethylene

        $113.00

        1. Table | LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE SHEET DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      12. 4.12 Other

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        1. Table | OTHER PLASTIC SHEET DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.12.1 Resins & Applications

          $82.00

        3. 4.12.2 Producers

          $82.00

    5. 5 MARKETS

      $2,071.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $82.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC SHEET DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      2. 5.2 Packaging

        $883.00

        1. 5.2.1 Packaging Overview

          $138.00

          1. Table | PACKAGING SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.2.2 Resins

          $96.00

          1. Table | PACKAGING MARKET FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY RESIN (million pounds)

        3. 5.2.3 Applications

          $353.00

          1. Table | PACKAGING MARKET FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

        4. 5.2.4 End Uses

          $215.00

          1. Table | PACKAGING MARKET FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY END USE (million pounds)

        5. 5.2.5 Producers

          $82.00

      3. 5.3 Construction

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        1. 5.3.1 Construction Outlook

          $110.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars)

        2. 5.3.2 Resins

          $109.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION MARKET FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY RESIN (million pounds)

        3. 5.3.3 End Uses

          $403.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION MARKET FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY END USE (million pounds)

      4. 5.4 Consumer

        $248.00

        1. 5.4.1 Resins

          $108.00

          1. Table | CONSUMER MARKET FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY RESIN (million pounds)

        2. 5.4.2 Major Appliance Outlook

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          1. Table | APPLIANCE SHIPMENTS (million units)

        3. 5.4.3 End Uses

          $89.00

          1. Table | CONSUMER MARKET FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY END USE (million pounds)

      5. 5.5 Other Markets

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        1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR PLASTIC SHEET BY END USE (million pounds)

        2. 5.5.1 Signs & Displays

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        3. 5.5.2 Motor Vehicles

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        4. 5.5.3 Industrial

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        5. 5.5.4 All Other

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    6. 6 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

        1. Table | US CUSTOM PLASTIC SHEET SALES BY COMPANY, 2006* (million dollars)

      2. 6.2 Types of Producers

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      3. 6.3 Market Share

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        1. 6.3.1 Spartech

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        2. 6.3.2 Primex Plastics

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        3. 6.3.3 Alcoa KAMA

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      4. 6.4 SABIC Innovative Plastics

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        1. 6.4.1 Others

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      5. 6.5 Mergers & Acquisitions

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      6. 6.6 Marketing Strategies

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      7. 6.7 Channels of Distribution

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      8. 6.8 Research & Development

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      9. 6.9 Competitive Strategies

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      10. 6.10 Cooperative Agreements

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        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      11. 6.11 Company Profiles

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      12. 6.12 Additional Companies Mentioned in Study:

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