NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Trends, opportunities and forecast in this market to 2021 by product (salts, carbon, oxides, silicates, hydroxides, and metals), polymer type (thermoplastic, thermoset, elastomers), end use industry (automotive, building & construction, industrial, packaging and others), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)
The future of the polymer filler market looks promising with opportunities in the automotive, building & construction, industrial, and packaging industry. Global polymer filler market is expected to reach an estimated $49.1 billion by 2021 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.3% from 2016 to 2021. The major growth drivers for this market are increasing demand for plastic and rubber in the automotive and construction industry, along with filler's ease of availability and cost efficiency.
Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry, include growing consumption of nano-filler for polymers and a growing demand for lightweight plastic products for automotive applications.
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The study includes a forecast for the global polymer filler market by product type, polymer type, end use industry, and region as follows:
By product type [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
By polymer type [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
By end use industry [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
- Building & Construction
By region [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World
Huber Engineered Materials, Omaya AG, Imerys, Minerals Technology, and Birla Carbon are among the major suppliers of polymer filler.
Lucintel forecasts that salt is expected to remain the largest segment due to growth in demand for calcium carbonate in the plastic industry. Lucintel predicts that demand for carbon is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supported by growing demand for carbon black in tire and molded rubber parts.
Within the polymer filler market, automotive is expected to remain the largest end use industry due to the increasing demand for filler in tire and plastic parts in the automotive industry. Lucintel predicts that the demand for filler in the packaging industry is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supported by growing demand for plastic in food and pharmaceutical packaging.
Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest market by value and volume and is also expected to witness the highest growth over the forecast period because of increased automotive production and growth in construction and industrial sectors.
This report answers following 11 key questions:
Q.1 What are some of the most promising potential, high-growth opportunities for the global polymer filler market by product (salts, carbon, oxides, silicates, hydroxides, and metals), polymer type (thermoplastic, thermoset, elastomers), end use industry (automotive, building & construction, industrial, packaging and others), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)?
Q.2 Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.3 Which regions will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.4 What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the market?
Q.5 What are the business risks and threats to the market?
Q.6 What are emerging trends in this market and the reasons behind them?
Q.7 What are some changing demands of customers in the market?
Q.8 What are the new developments in the market? Which companies are leading these developments?
Q.9 Who are the major players in this market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?
Q.10 What are some of the competitive products and processes in this area and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via material or product substitution?
Q.11 What M & A activities have taken place in the last 5 years in this market?
Lucintel has been in the business of market research and management consulting since 2000 and has published over 600 market intelligence reports in various markets / applications and served over 1,000 clients worldwide. This study is a culmination of four months of full-time effort performed by Lucintel's analyst team. The analysts used the following sources for the creation and completion of this valuable report:
- In-depth interviews of the major players in this market
- Detailed secondary research from competitors' financial statements and published data
- Extensive searches of published works, market, and database information pertaining to industry news, company press releases, and customer intentions
- A compilation of the experiences, judgments, and insights of Lucintel's professionals, who have analyzed and tracked this market over the years.
Extensive research and interviews are conducted in the supply chain of this market to estimate market share, market size, trends, drivers, challenges, and forecasts in the market. Some of the manufacturers of filler in the global polymer market are Huber Materials, Imerys, Minerals Technologies, Birla Carbon, Cabot Corporation, Mondo Minerals Oy and others. Some of the raw material suppliers in this market are Imerys, Minerals Technologies, Mondo Minerals Oy, Thiele, and others.
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