Global High Temperature Plastics Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Temperature Plastics in US$ Million by the following End-Use Industries: Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical (includes medical packaging and medical equipment), and Others. The report also analyzes the total global market and the US and European markets for the High Temperature Plastics by the following major Product Segments: Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance PA, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones, and Polysulfones.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period of 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 102 companies including many key and niche players such as Arkema, Asahi Glass Company, Ltd., BASF SE, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Celanese Corporation, Ticona, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, China Lumena New Materials Corp., Daikin Industries, Ltd., DSM Engineering Plastics B.V, DIC Corporation, DuPont Engineering Polymers, Inc., 3M, Dongyue Group Limited, EMS-Grivory, Evonik Industries AG, Kaneka Corporation, Kuraray Co., Ltd., Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Performance Plastics Ltd., Polyplastics Co., Ltd., Radici Partecipazioni SpA, SABIC Innovative Plastics, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., The Solvay Group, Rhodia Engineering Plastics, The Dow Chemical Company, Toray Industries, Inc., and Victrex Plc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Product Segments I-4

Fluoropolymers I-4

Polyimides I-4

High Performance Polyamides I-4

Polyphenylene Sulfides I-4

Liquid Crystal Polymers I-5

Polyketones I-5

Polysulfones I-5

End Use Applications I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

A Prelude II-1

Segment-wise Analysis II-2

Impact of Economic Crisis II-2

HTPs Make Conventional Material Obsolete II-3

Potential Opportunity from Extreme High Temperature

Thermoplastics II-3

Innovations: Cornerstone of HTP Market Development II-3

Competitive Landscape II-4

2. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS II-5Fluoropolymers Market II-5Regional Market Perspective II-5End-Use Markets Spur Demand II-5Rising Demand for Fluoropolymers in Healthcare Sector II-6Table 1: Global Fluoropolymer Demand in Medical Industry byGeographic Region (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown ofValue Sales for North America, Asia-Pacific, Western Europe,and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6Fluoropolymer Pricing Trends in the Recent Past II-6Falling Capacity of Resin Producers Results in Supply Shortage II-7Fluoropolymer Raw Materials - An Overview II-7Regulations Affect Fluoropolymer Supply II-7Innovation Sustains PTFE Market II-8PTFE Market - Pricing Dynamics II-8PolyVinylidine DiFluoride (PVDF) Market II-9Fluoropolymers Market - Key Statistics II-9Table 2: World Fluoropolymer Production by Region/ Country(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output for US,Europe, Japan and Rest of World (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-9

Table 3: Worldwide Fluoropolymers Market by Region/Country

(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for US,

Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 4: Worldwide Fluoropolymers Market by Region/ Country(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for US,Europe and Rest of World (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-10

Table 5: Global Fluoropolymer Market (2013E): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Type of

Fluoropolymer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Competitive Landscape II-10

Table 6: Leading Players in Global Fluoropolymers Market

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production for

DuPont, Daikin, 3M/Dyneon, Shandong Dongyue, Solvay Solexis,

Asahi Glass and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Polyimides II-11

Overview II-11

Strong Demand on Cards for Polyimide Films II-11

Polyimide Films Find Use in Medical Sector II-12

High Performance Polyamides II-12

Polyphthalamide - Driving HPPA Growth II-12

Table 7: World High Performance Polyamides Market by Type

(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for

Polyphthalamide, Nylon 46 and MXD-6 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-12

Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) Market II-12

Impact of Recession II-13

End-Use Markets Fuel Growth Prospects II-13

Table 8: Global Polyphenylene Sulfides Market by End-Use

Sector (2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand

for Automobiles, Electrical and Electronics, Domestic

Appliances, Industrial Equipment and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Electronic and Electrical II-14

Automotive II-14

Industrial II-15

Filters and Filter Bags II-15

Aerospace II-15

Competitive Landscape II-15

Table 9: Leading Global Producers of Polyphenylene Sulfide

(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for

China Lumena New Materials, Chevron Phillips, DIC, Celanese,

Toray and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Liquid Crystal Polymers (LCP) II-16

Market Overview II-16

Unique Features to Enhance Consumption II-17

Aromatic Ketone Polymers II-17

Polyetheretherketones (PEEK) II-17

Key End-Use Markets II-18

Competitive Landscape II-19

Table 10: Leading Global Producers of

Polyaryletheretherketone (PEEK) Polymer (2012): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity for

Victrex, Panjin Zhongrun High Performance Polymer, Evonik,

and Solvay (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

3. A GLANCE AT SELECT END-USE MARKETS II-20Electronics & Electrical II-20Bright Future for HTPs in Electronics II-20Automotive II-21An Introduction II-21Focus on Reducing Vehicle Weight II-21Under-the-Hood Components - A Promising Market II-22Auto Industry Remains Upbeat Despite European Debt Crisis II-22Table 11: Worldwide Motor Vehicle Production (2007-2011)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 12: Leading Worldwide Producers of Motor Vehicles

(2011): Ranked by Production Volume (in Million) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Aerospace II-24

Medical/Healthcare II-24

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-26A Backdrop II-26Table 13: General Melting Points, Processing Temperatures andContinuous Use Temperature of Polymers II-26Processing of HTPs II-26Injection Molding II-27Injection Molding Process II-27Disadvantage of Injection Molding II-27Injection Blow Molding II-27Extrusion II-27Extrusion Process II-27Extrusion Blow Molding II-28HTPs - Product Segments II-28Fluoropolymers II-29Introduction II-29Key Features of Fluoropolymers II-29Fluoropolymer Segments II-29Melt Fluoropolymers II-29Paste Fluoropolymers II-30End-Use Markets II-30Fluoropolymer Product Types II-30PTFE II-31Processing II-31Paste Extrusion II-31Compression Molding II-31Melt Processing II-31Various Forms of PTFE and Their End-Use Markets II-32PCTFE (Polychlorotrifluoroethylene) II-32PVDF (Polyvinylidene fluoride) II-32FEP (Fluorinated ethylene propylene) II-33ETFE (Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) II-33ECTFE (Ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene) II-33PFA (Perfluoroalkoxy) II-33Polyimides II-33Synthesizing of Polyimide II-34Ethynyl Group Polyimides II-34High Performance Polyamides II-34Polyamides II-34Polyphenylene Sulfides II-35End-Use Applications II-35Liquid Crystal Polymers II-36Key Features of LCPs II-36New Class of LCPs II-36End-Use Markets II-37Polyketones II-37Types of Polyketones II-37Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) II-37Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) II-37Other Polymers II-37Processing of Polyketones II-37Key Features of Polyketones II-38Polysulfones II-38

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-39

BASF Develops HyGentic® Antimicrobial Technology II-39

FKuR Kunststoff Introduces GMO-free BIO-FLEX Products II-39

BASF Develops Range of High Performance Plastics II-39

Lonza and Novoset Launch Next Generation of Thermoset Polyimides II-40

Accoat Develops Fluroplastic Coatings II-40

Applied Plastics Introduces PTFE Natural Non-Flake Small

Diameter Forming Mandrels II-40

BASF to Unveil its Latest Product Range II-41

Dow Introduces New Products II-41

General Plastics to Introduce New HT Tooling Board Series and

Aerospace-Grade Foam Boards II-41

BASF Unveils First Application of Polyamide Ultramid® Endure II-41

Rhodia Engineering Plastics Unveils I-ton Thermoplastic Hand

Pallet Truck II-42

Evonik Unveils Bio-Based Fiber and Bio-Based Polyamides II-42

Polyonics Launches PolyFLEX™ II-42

DuPont Rolls Out DuPont™ Teflon® Fluoropolymer Foam Resin II-43

Arkema Launches Ultra-Flexible Rilsan® High Temperature Grade II-43

Intertronics Introduces New Polytec Polyimide Adhesives II-43

Toray Develops Positive-Tone Photosensitive Polyimide Coating

Material II-43

Gems® Sensors & Controls™ Launches Versaplast™ LS-7 Level

Switches II-44

Mitsubishi Plastics to Launch New Battery- Related Film II-44

Polyplastics Unveils E477i Crystal Plastic II-44

Quadrant Group Introduces New Range of Food-grade Plastics II-44

SABIC Innovative Plastics Launches Extem UH 1019 Amorphous

Thermoplastic Polyimide II-45

Solvay Advanced Polymers Expands Amodel® PPA Resins Range II-45

Ticona Engineering Polymers Unveils Hostaform® HS15 II-45

Ticona Engineering Polymers Launches Vectra® G Series II-46

Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Vectra® T. rex 541 LCP II-46

Rhodia Rolls Out New Polyamide Composite Material II-46

Rhodia Polyamide Introduces Fuel'In by Technyl® Range of

Solutions II-47

Rhodia Unveils Technyl® eXten Solution II-47

Rhodia Rolls Out Evolite™ by Technyl® Fiber Reinforced Material II-47

RadiciGroup to Launch Radilon® D Range of Engineering Plastics II-47

Eastman Chemical Introduces Eastman Aspira™ Copolyester EN177 II-48

DuPont Performance Polymers Launches Novel Food Grade Products II-48

DuPont Performance Polymers Unveils New Grades of DuPont™

Rynite® PET II-48

DSM Engineering Plastics Introduces Arnitel® Eco Plastic II-49

Biome Bioplastics Launches BiomeHT 90 High Temperature

Bioplastic II-49

PolyOne Unveils New Range of Bio-based Engineering Products II-49

Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Vectra® T. rex LCP II-50

Ticona Launches Fortron® 6162XF II-50

BinMaster Develops Super-High-Temperature Vibrating Rod II-50

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-51SK Chemicals and Teijin Chemicals Enter into Joint Venture II-51FLEXcon and NeXolve Enter into Strategic Partnership toDevelop New Polymer Films II-51BASF Extends Production Capacity of Ludwigshafen VerbundFacility II-51A. Schulman to Take Over ECM Plastics II-52BASF Inks Distribution Agreement with M. Holland II-52General Plastics Inks Distribution Agreement with Aerontec II-52James Walker Group Acquires Jaeger Seals II-53Lumena and DSM Enter into Agreement II-53Lumena Expands Operations II-53DuPont Expands Production Capacity for Kapton PolyimidesFilms Brand II-54Rhodia and Rochling Collaborate for Manufacturing Auto Parts II-54Rosti Acquires McKechnie Engineered Plastics II-54Polyplastics Acquires LCP Leuna II-54BASF Takes Over Mazzeferro II-55Lanxess to Establish Polyamide Facility in Germany II-55HaloPolymer Expands and Modernizes Production Facilities inRussia II-55Rhodia Enters into Partnership with Avantium for DevelopingBio-Based Polyamides II-55Royal DSM Establishes Production Facility for Stanyl®ForTii™Polyamide II-56Arkema Extends Production Capacity of Changshu Facility II-56Arkema to Extend Fluoropolymers Production Capacity ofPierre-Benite Facility II-56HaloPolymer Holding Establishes HaloPolymer Trading II-56Solvay Expands Capacity of Specialty Polymers Production inIndia II-57DuPont Selects ChemPoint as Distributor for Capstone®Fluorosurfactants II-57Escontrol Selects VICTREX® ST™ High- Performance Polymer II-57DIC Takes Over PPS Business of Solvay II-58China Lumena Acquires Sino Polymer II-58Rhodia Acquires Engineering Plastics Business of PI Industries II-58DIC to Expand PPS Business II-58Daikin to Establish New Manufacturing Facility forFluoroelastomer DAI- EL II-59Professional Plastics Inks Distribution Agreement with SaintGobain Performance Plastics II-59Solvay Expands Production of Tavaux Plant II-59BASF to Set-Up New Production Facility in Yeosu II-60Chevron Phillips Chemical to Commence Production of Synfluid®mPAOs II-60DuPont Performance Polymers to Establish PolymerizationFacility at Sakra II-60RadiciGroup Takes Over dorix II-61AGC Expands Fluon ® ETFE Production Capacity II-61Polyplastics Establishes New Units II-61Solvay to Establish Fluoropolymers Production Facility II-61PolyOne Takes Over ColorMatrix II-61CTB Acquires Ironwood Plastics II-62Celanese Set to Expand Production Unit II-62Celanese Acquires Thermx® PCT and DuPont™ Zenite® LCP ofDuPont Performance Polymers II-62Polyplastics Expands Production Capacity of Fuji Plant II-63Willbe S&T Chooses VICTREX® PEEK Polymer for Use in CMPRetaining Rings II-63DSM Takes Over PA6 Polymerization Facility from NPC II-63Arkema Enters into Partnership with Toyobo II-63

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-64

Arkema Group (France) II-64

Asahi Glass Company, Ltd. (Japan) II-64

BASF SE (Germany) II-64

Bayer MaterialScience AG (Germany) II-65

Celanese Corporation (US) II-65

Ticona (US) II-66

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (US) II-66

China Lumena New Materials Corp. (China) II-66

Daikin Industries Ltd (Japan) II-67

DSM Engineering Plastics B.V (The Netherlands) II-67

DIC Corporation (Japan) II-67

DuPont Performance Polymers (US) II-68

3M (US) II-68

Dongyue Group Limited (China) II-69

EMS-Grivory (Switzerland) II-69

Evonik Industries AG (Germany) II-69

Kaneka Corporation (Japan) II-70

Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-70

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan) II-70

Performance Plastics Ltd. (US) II-71

Polyplastics Co, Ltd. (Japan) II-71

Radici Partecipazioni SpA (Italy) II-71

SABIC Innovative Plastics (US) II-72

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-72

The Solvay Group (Belgium) II-73

Rhodia Engineering Plastics (France) II-73

The Dow Chemical Company (US) II-73

Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan) II-74

Victrex Plc (UK) II-74

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-75Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forHigh Temperature Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Japan,Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 15: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics

by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for High TemperaturePlastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofDollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe and Rest of World Marketsfor Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-77High Temperature Plastics Market by Product Segment (ValueSales) II-78Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forHigh Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers,Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides, PolyphenyleneSulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones andPolysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 18: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics

by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High

Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid

Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for High TemperaturePlastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of DollarSales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High PerformancePolyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80High Temperature Plastics Market by End-Use Market (Value Sales) II-81Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis inAutomobile Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 21: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics

in Automobile Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan,

Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for High TemperaturePlastics in Automobile Industry by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

High Temperature Plastics in Electrical/ Electronics Industry

by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 24: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plasticsin Electrical/ Electronics Industry by Geographic Region - US,Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics in Electrical/Electronics Industry by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan,

Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forHigh Temperature Plastics in Chemical/ Industrial Uses byGeographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inUS$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 27: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics

in Chemical/Industrial Uses by Geographic Region - US, Japan,

Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for High TemperaturePlastics in Chemical/ Industrial Uses by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

High Temperature Plastics in Aerospace Industry by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 30: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plasticsin Aerospace Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan,Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics in Aerospace Industry by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,

and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forHigh Temperature Plastics in Medical Industry by GeographicRegion - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-93

Table 33: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics

in Medical Industry by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for High TemperaturePlastics in Medical Industry by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

High Temperature Plastics in Other Industries by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 36: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plasticsin Other Industries by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics in Other Industries by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe,

and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

High Temperature Plastics Market by Product Segments (Volume

Sales) II-99

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers,

Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and

Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal

Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for

Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 39: World Historic Review for High Temperature Plasticsby Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, HighPerformance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketonesand Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance

Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene

Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and

Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Fluoropolymers Market: A Brief Overview III-1

Chinese Players - A Major Cause of Concern III-2

End-Use Markets III-2

Table 41: US Fluoropolymers Market (2012E): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for PTFE, FEP, PVDF,

Fluoroelastomers and Others by End-Use Markets -

Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical Processing, Automobile

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Competitive Scenario III-3

Table 42: Leading Players in the US Fluoropolymers Market

(2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for

DuPont, Daikin, Solvay, Dyneon, Arkema, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 43: Leading Players in the US PVDF Market (2011):Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Arkema, SolvaySolexis, Dyneon and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-4

Table 44: Leading Players in the US FEP Market (2011):

Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay

Solexis, Dyneon and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 45: Leading Players in the US FluoroelastomersMarket (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales forDuPont, Dyneon, Solvay Solexis, Daikin and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 46: Leading Players in the US Other Fluoropolymers

Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for

DuPont, Daikin, AGC Chemicals, Solvay Solexis and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Polyphenylene Sulfides - Competitive Scenario III-5

Table 47: Leading PPS Producers in the US (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity

for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and Fortron

Industries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Regulatory Environment III-6

Biocompatibility of Medical Devices III-6

Regulations Uplift Fluoropolymers III-6

New Method to Recycle Plastics III-6

Product Launches III-7

Strategic Corporate Developments III-11

Focus on Select Players III-15

B.Market Analytics III-19

Value Sales III-19

Table 48: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -

Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides,

Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,

Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 49: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plasticsby Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, HighPerformance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, LiquidCrystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-20

Table 50: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High

Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid

Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for

Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-21

Volume Sales III-22

Table 51: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -

Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides

(Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides,

Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 52: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plasticsby Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, HighPerformance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds forYears 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-23

Table 53: US 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales by Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High

Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),

Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,

Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012

& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 54: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forHigh Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace,Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 55: US Historic Review for High Temperature Plastics

by End-Use Industry - Automobile, Electrical/Electronics,

Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 56: US 15-Year Perspective for High TemperaturePlastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown ofDollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics,Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Marketsfor Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-27Fluoropolymers Market by Segment III-28Value Sales III-28Table 57: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forFluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF,Fluoroelastomers and Other Fluoropolymers MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 58: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product

Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 59: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers byProduct Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales byPTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets forYears 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-30Volume Sales III-31Table 60: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forFluoropolymers by Product Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF,Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets Independently Analyzedwith Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 61: US Historic Review for Fluoropolymers by Product

Segment - PTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Million Pounds for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 62: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluoropolymers byProduct Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales byPTFE, FEP, PVDF, Fluoroelastomers and Others Markets forYears 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-33

2. JAPAN III-34

A.Market Analysis III-34

Current & Future Analysis III-34

PPS Market: Competitive Scenario III-34

Table 63: Leading PPS Producers in Japan (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity

for DIC EP, Toray Industries, Kureha Chemical Industry,

and Tosoh Corporation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Product Launches III-34

Strategic Corporate Developments III-35

Focus on Select Players III-36

B.Market Analytics III-39

Table 64: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry -

Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial,

Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for High TemperaturePlastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace,Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 66: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics,

Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets

for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-41

3. EUROPE III-42A.Market Analysis III-42Current & Future Analysis III-42European High Performance Plastics III-42Eurocrisis Dampens Demand for Consumer Electronics III-42Rising Use of Plastics in Automobiles III-43Depressed Construction Sector Poses Challenges for PlasticsIndustry III-43The United Kingdom III-43Germany III-43Competitive Landscape III-44Table 67: Leading Players in European Liquid CrystalPolymer (LCP) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by ValueSales for DuPont, Ticona and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-44

Table 68: Leading Players in European Polyphenylene

Sulfides (PPS) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value

Sales for Chevron Phillips, Ticona and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 69: Leading Players in European Polyketone Market(2011): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Victrex Plcand Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 70: Leading Players in European High Performance

Polyamide (PA11/12) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by

Value Sales for Arkema, Evonik, EMS Grivory and Ube

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 71: Leading Players in European High PerformancePolyamide (PPA) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown byValue Sales for DuPont, Solvay, EMS Grivory and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 72: Leading Players in European

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Market (2011): Percentage

Breakdown by Value Sales for DuPont, Solvay, Daikin,

Dyneon, Asahi and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 73: Leading Players in European PolyvinylideneFluoride (PVDF) Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown byValue Sales for Arkema, Solvay and Kureha (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 74: European High Temperature Plastics Market (2011):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fluoropolymer, LCP,

PPS and Polyketone by End-Use Market - Automobile,

Industrial, Electrical/Electronics and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Russian Fluoropolymer and Fluorocarbon Statistics III-47

Table 75: Russian Fluoropolymers Market (2011): Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Demand by End-Use Industry - Chemistry

and Petrochemistry, Machine Building, Electronics,

Construction, Oil Production, Cable Industry, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 76: Russian Fluorocarbon Market (2011): PercentageBreakdown of Annual Demand by Application Areas - FoamingAgent, Fire-fighting, and Refrigerant (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-48Product Launches III-48Strategic Corporate Developments III-56Focus on Select Players III-60B.Market Analytics III-64Value Sales III-64Table 77: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides,Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets Independently Analyzedwith Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 78: European Historic Review for High Temperature

Plastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides,

High Performance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid

Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 79: European 15-Year Perspective for High TemperaturePlastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown ofDollar Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, HighPerformance Polyamides, Polyphenylene Sulfides, LiquidCrystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets forYears 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-66

Table 80: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry -

Automobile, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial,

Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 81: European Historic Review for High TemperaturePlastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace,Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 82: European 15-Year Perspective for High

Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/

Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical and

Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Volume Sales III-70

Table 83: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for High Temperature Plastics by Product Segment -

Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High Performance Polyamides

(Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides,

Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyketones and Polysulfones

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Million Pounds for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 84: European Historic Review for High TemperaturePlastics by Product Segment - Fluoropolymers, Polyimides,High Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and OtherHPPAs), Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Pounds forYears 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-71

Table 85: European 15-Year Perspective for High Temperature

Plastics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, High

Performance Polyamides (Polyphthalamide and Other HPPAs),

Polyphenylene Sulfides, Liquid Crystal Polymers,

Polyketones and Polysulfones Markets for Years 2004, 2012

& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

4. REST OF WORLD III-73A.Market Analysis III-73Current & Future Analysis III-73Focus on Select Regional Markets III-73China III-73Polyphenylene Sulfide III-73Table 86: Chinese PPS Demand by End-Use Application(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption forFilter Bags, Automotive, Electronics & Electrical,Industrial, Aerospace, and Coatings (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 87: Leading Producers of PPS Resins in China by

Nameplate Capacity (2011) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-74

Polyimide III-75

Liquid Crystal Polymers III-75

Fluoropolymers III-75

Foreign Players Flock to China III-75

Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) III-76

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Holds Lion's Share III-76

Table 88: Chinese PTFE Industry Analyzed with Capacity,

Production and Utilization Rates for Years 2007 through

2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 89: PTFE Consumption in China by End-UseApplication (2011): Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for Chemicals, Industrial and Processing;Membranes and Films; Consumer Coating; and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 90: Leading PTFE Producers in China (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for

Dongyue, Zhonghao Chengguang, 3F, Jiangsu Meilan,

Zhejiang Jusheng, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-77

India Decides to Extend Anti-Dumping Duties on Chinese

PTFE Imports III-77

Export-Import Statistics III-78

Table 91: Chinese PTFE Market (2011): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of Origin - US,

Japan, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 92: Chinese PTFE Market (2011): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Export Volume by Destination Country -South Korea, US, Italy, Japan, India, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78South Korea III-78PPS Market III-78Table 93: Leading Producers of Polyphenylene Sulfide inSouth Korea (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Outputfor Cheil Industries, Chevron Phillips, Toray, Tosoh, LGChem and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79HPPA Market III-79Key Statistics III-79Table 94: South Korean Fluorochemical Market byApplication (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Demand forRefrigerant, Blowing Agent, Component, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79Mexico III-80Overview of Plastics Industry III-80Strategic Corporate Developments III-80Focus on Select Players III-85B.Market Analytics III-86Table 95: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for High Temperature Plastics by End-Use Industry -Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial,Aerospace, Medical and Others Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 96: Rest of World Historic Review for High Temperature

Plastics by End-Use Industry - Automobile,

Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/Industrial, Aerospace,

Medical and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 97: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for HighTemperature Plastics by End-Use Industry - PercentageBreakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical/ Industrial, Aerospace, Medical andOthers Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-88IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 102 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 135)

The United States (52)Canada (1)Japan (22)Europe (42)- France (3)- Germany (12)- The United Kingdom (5)- Italy (4)- Spain (3)- Rest of Europe (15)Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (16)Middle East (2)

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