NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 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 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 polymer filler industry, include growing consumption of nano-filler for polymers and a growing demand for lightweight plastic products for automotive applications.
The study includes a forecast for the global polymer filler market by product type, polymer type, end use industry, and region as follows:
Polymer filler market by product type [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
Polymer filler market by polymer type [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
Polymer filler market by end use industry [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
- Building & Construction
Polymer filler market by region [Volume (Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World
Polymer filler companies profiled in this market report include Huber Engineered Materials, Omaya AG, Imerys, Minerals Technology, and Birla Carbon are among the major suppliers of polymer filler.
Lucintel forecasts that salt is expected to remain the largest segment due to growth in for calcium carbonate in the plastic industry. Lucintel predicts that the polymer filler demand for carbon is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supported by growing demand for carbon black in tire and molded rubber parts.
Within the polymer filler market, automotive is expected to remain the largest end use industry due to the increasing demand for filler in tire and plastic parts in the automotive industry. Lucintel predicts that the demand for filler in the packaging industry is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supported by growing demand for plastic in food and pharmaceutical packaging.
Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest market by value and volume and is also expected to witness the highest growth over the forecast period because of increased automotive production and growth in construction and industrial sectors.
Some of the features of "Growth Opportunities for Global Polymer Filler Market 2016-2021: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis" include:
- Market size estimates: Growth opportunities for polymer filler market in terms of value ($M) and volume (KT) shipment
- Trend and forecast analysis: Polymer filler market trend (2010-2015) and forecast (2016-2021) by region and segment
- Segmentation analysis: Polymer filler market size from 2010 to 2021 by product type (Salts, Oxides, Silicates, Hydroxides, Metals, carbon), polymer type (Thermoplastic, Thermoset, Elastomers), and end use type (Automotive, Buildings, Industrial, Packaging, Others).
- Regional analysis: Polymer filler market breakdown by key regions of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Rest of the World
- Growth opportunities: Analysis of growth opportunities in different product type, polymer type, end use type, and regions.
- Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, competitive landscape, and expansion strategies of polymer filler suppliers.
- Emerging applications: Emerging applications of polymer filler market.
- Analysis of the competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter's Five Forces model.
This report answers following 11 key questions:
Q.1 What are some of the most promising potential, high-growth opportunities for 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 polymer filler 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 polymer filler market?
Q.8 What are the new developments in the market? Which polymer filler companies are leading these developments?
Q.9 Who are the major polymer filler suppliers? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?
Q.10 What are some of the competitive products and processes of polymer filler companies 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?
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