World Emulsion Polymers

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Advances will be fueled by increased production of water-based paints, coatings, and adhesives, which are displacing solventborne formulations in virtually all parts of the world.

World demand to rise 5.1% annually through 2016

Global demand for emulsion polymers is forecast to rise 5.1 percent per year to 13.3 million metric tons (dry basis) in 2016. Advances will be fueled by increased production of water-based paints, coatings, and adhesives, which are displacing solventborne formulations in virtually all parts of the world.

In the developed world, where emulsion polymer markets are more mature, gains will benefit from a rebound in construction spending and manufacturing activity, as well as the adoption of more stringent environmental regulations concerning the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). In developing nations such as China and India, emulsion polymer demand will benefit from strong economic growth and increased penetration of waterborne technology in the coatings and adhesives industries. Emulsion polymer market value is forecast to rise 6.9 percent per year through 2016 to $36.4 billion, benefiting from shifts in product mix toward higher priced emulsions, particularly acrylics.

Paint and coatings market to post most rapid gains

The global emulsion polymers market will remain closely linked to a relatively narrow group of products, most prominently water-based paints, paper and paperboard coatings, and general purpose adhesives. The most rapid gains through 2016 will be for emulsion polymers in paint and coatings, where water-based formulations are steadily increasing their share of the market. Even in industrialized regions such as North America and Western Europe, where water-based paints are dominant in the architectural sector, there remain ample opportunities for emulsion polymers in the industrial and specialty coatings markets.

More moderate gains in demand are expected in the adhesives market, where emulsion polymers are facing competition from other low- VOC technologies such as hot melts. Below average advances in emulsion polymer demand are forecast for the highly mature and slow growing paper and paperboard coatings market.

Acrylics to remain largest, fastest growing type

Acrylics will remain the largest and fastest growing emulsion polymer product type through 2016, when they will account for nearly 40 percent of the world market. Demand for acrylics will benefit from rapid growth in the paint and coatings market, where acrylic polymers are valued for their durability and wide range of applications. Vinyl acetate emulsions will also see healthy increases in demand, with the most favorable opportunities expected for vinyl acetateethylene (VAE) copolymers in adhesives and coatings applications. The slowest growth among major product types will be for styrene-butadiene latex.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $26.1 billion world emulsion polymer industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by market (e.g., coatings, adhesives), polymer (e.g., acrylics, styrene-butadiene latex, vinyl acetate polymers), world region and for 15 major countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 33 industry participants, including BASF, Dow Chemical and Styron.

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  1. World Emulsion Polymers

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND (thousand metric tons)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Global Economic Overview

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

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        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Population Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      4. 3.4 World Manufacturing Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Construction Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      6. 3.6 World Paint & Coatings Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD PAINT & COATINGS PRODUCTION BY REGION (thousand metric tons)

      7. 3.7 World Paper & Paperboard Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODUCTION BY REGION (million metric tons)

      8. 3.8 World Adhesives Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD ADHESIVES DEMAND BY REGION (thousand metric tons)

      9. 3.9 World Tufted Carpets & Rugs Overview

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        1. Table | WORLD TUFTED CARPET & RUG PRODUCTION BY REGION (million square meters)

      10. 3.10 Emulsion Technology

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    4. 4 MARKETS

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      1. 4.1 General

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        1. Table | WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      2. 4.2 Coatings

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        1. Table | WORLD COATING MARKETS FOR EMULSION POLYMERS (thousand metric tons)

        2. 4.2.1 Paint & Coatings

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          1. Table | WORLD PAINT & COATINGS MARKETS FOR EMULSION POLYMERS (thousand metric tons)

        3. 4.2.2 Paper & Paperboard Coatings

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          1. Table | WORLD PAPER & PAPERBOARD COATINGS MARKETS FOR EMULSION POLYMERS (thousand metric tons)

      3. 4.3 Adhesives

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        1. Table | WORLD ADHESIVES MARKETS FOR EMULSION POLYMERS (thousand metric tons)

        2. 4.3.1 General Purpose Adhesives

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          1. Table | WORLD GENERAL PURPOSE ADHESIVES MARKETS FOR EMULSION POLYMERS (thousand metric tons)

        3. 4.3.2 Carpet Backing Adhesives

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          1. Table | WORLD CARPET BACKING ADHESIVES MARKETS FOR EMULSION POLYMERS (thousand metric tons)

      4. 4.4 Other Markets

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        1. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR EMULSION POLYMERS IN OTHER MARKETS (thousand metric tons)

      5. 4.5 Demand by Region

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        1. Table | WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY REGION (thousand metric tons)

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

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      1. 5.1 General

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        1. Table | WORLD EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT (thousand metric tons)

      2. 5.2 Acrylics

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        1. 5.2.1 Demand by Type & Market

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          1. Table | WORLD ACRYLIC EMULSION DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        2. 5.2.2 Demand by Region

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          1. Table | WORLD ACRYLIC EMULSION DEMAND BY REGION (thousand metric tons)

        3. 5.2.3 Suppliers & Market Share

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      3. 5.3 Styrene-Butadiene Latex

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        1. 5.3.1 Demand by Type & Market

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          1. Table | WORLD STYRENE-BUTADIENE LATEX DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        2. 5.3.2 Demand by Region

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          1. Table | WORLD STYRENE-BUTADIENE LATEX DEMAND BY REGION (thousand metric tons)

        3. 5.3.3 Suppliers & Market Share

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      4. 5.4 Vinyl Acetate Polymers

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        1. 5.4.1 Demand by Type & Market

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          1. Table | WORLD VINYL ACETATE EMULSION DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        2. 5.4.2 Demand by Region

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          1. Table | WORLD VINYL ACETATE EMULSION DEMAND BY REGION (thousand metric tons)

        3. 5.4.3 Suppliers & Market Share

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      5. 5.5 Other Emulsion Polymers

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        1. 5.5.1 Demand by Type & Market

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          1. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER EMULSION POLYMERS BY TYPE & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        2. 5.5.2 Regions & Suppliers

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          1. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER EMULSION POLYMERS BY REGION (thousand metric tons)

    6. 6 NORTH AMERICA

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      1. 6.1 North America: Economic Overview

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        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

      2. 6.2 North America: Emulsion Polymer Demand

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        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      3. 6.3 United States

        $376.00

        1. Table | UNITED STATES: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | UNITED STATES: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      4. 6.4 Canada

        $263.00

        1. Table | CANADA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | CANADA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      5. 6.5 Mexico

        $237.00

        1. Table | MEXICO: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | MEXICO: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

    7. 7 WESTERN EUROPE

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      1. 7.1 Western Europe: Economic Overview

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        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

      2. 7.2 Western Europe: Emulsion Polymer Demand

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        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      3. 7.3 Germany

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        1. Table | GERMANY: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | GERMANY: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      4. 7.4 Italy

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        1. Table | ITALY: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | ITALY: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      5. 7.5 France

        $238.00

        1. Table | FRANCE: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | FRANCE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      6. 7.6 United Kingdom

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        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      7. 7.7 Spain

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        1. Table | SPAIN: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | SPAIN: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      8. 7.8 Other Western Europe

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        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        3. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY (thousand metric tons)

    8. 8 ASIA/PACIFIC

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      1. 8.1 Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview

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        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

      2. 8.2 Asia/Pacific: Emulsion Polymer Demand

        $127.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      3. 8.3 China

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        1. Table | CHINA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | CHINA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      4. 8.4 Japan

        $295.00

        1. Table | JAPAN: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | JAPAN: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      5. 8.5 India

        $246.00

        1. Table | INDIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | INDIA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      6. 8.6 South Korea

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        1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | SOUTH KOREA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      7. 8.7 Indonesia

        $221.00

        1. Table | INDONESIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | INDONESIA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      8. 8.8 Other Asia/Pacific

        $342.00

        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        3. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY COUNTRY (thousand metric tons)

    9. 9 OTHER REGIONS

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      1. 9.1 Central & South America

        $601.00

        1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        3. 9.1.1 Brazil

          $215.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

          2. Table | BRAZIL: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        4. 9.1.2 Other Central & South America

          $206.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      2. 9.2 Eastern Europe

        $638.00

        1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        3. 9.2.1 Russia

          $221.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

          2. Table | RUSSIA: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        4. 9.2.2 Other Eastern Europe

          $237.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      3. 9.3 Africa/Mideast

        $274.00

        1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: KEY INDICATORS FOR EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND

        2. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: EMULSION POLYMER DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (thousand metric tons)

    10. 10 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 10.1 General

        $98.00

        1. Table | WORLD EMULSION POLYMER SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

      2. 10.2 Market Share

        $229.00

      3. 10.3 Industry Restructuring

        $108.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 10.4 Competitive Strategies

        $144.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      5. 10.5 Research & Development

        $82.00

      6. 10.6 Marketing & Distribution

        $82.00

      7. 10.7 Company Profiles

        $4,669.00

        1. 10.7.1 Akzo Nobel NV

          $87.00

        2. 10.7.2 AP Resinas SA De CV

          $82.00

        3. 10.7.3 Arkema SA

          $127.00

        4. 10.7.4 Asahi Kasei Corporation

          $99.00

        5. 10.7.5 BASF SE

          $349.00

        6. 10.7.6 Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

          $192.00

        7. 10.7.7 Celanese Corporation

          $191.00

        8. 10.7.8 Clariant International Limited

          $156.00

        9. 10.7.9 Cytec Industries Incorporated

          $213.00

        10. 10.7.10 Dairen Chemical Corporation

          $82.00

        11. 10.7.11 DIC Corporation

          $111.00

        12. 10.7.12 Dow Chemical Company

          $144.00

        13. 10.7.13 Dow Corning Corporation

          $219.00

        14. 10.7.14 Eni SpA

          $91.00

        15. 10.7.15 Hansol Chemical Company Limited

          $82.00

        16. 10.7.16 JSR Corporation

          $95.00

        17. 10.7.17 KCK Emulsion Polymers Limited

          $82.00

        18. 10.7.18 Mallard Creek Polymers Incorporated

          $124.00

        19. 10.7.19 Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC

          $146.00

        20. 10.7.20 Nantex Industry Company Limited

          $82.00

        21. 10.7.21 Nuplex Industries Limited

          $107.00

        22. 10.7.22 OMNOVA Solutions Incorporated

          $275.00

        23. 10.7.23 Reichhold Incorporated

          $100.00

        24. 10.7.24 Royal DSM NV

          $114.00

        25. 10.7.25 Saiden Chemical Industry Company Limited

          $82.00

        26. 10.7.26 Styron LLC

          $209.00

        27. 10.7.27 Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited

          $82.00

        28. 10.7.28 Synthos SA

          $133.00

        29. 10.7.29 3M Company

          $149.00

        30. 10.7.30 Valspar Corporation

          $91.00

        31. 10.7.31 Wacker Chemie AG

          $296.00

        32. 10.7.32 Yule Catto & Company plc

          $349.00

        33. 10.7.33 ZEON Corporation

          $93.00

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