LONDON, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The combination of features such as mechanically tough and rigid, transparent, resistance against hydrolysis and against acidic attacks and melt processing at temperatures of up to 400°C, coupled with ease of fabrication, has enabled sulfone polymers to be used in a wide and increasingly diversified range of applications. Major forces driving the demand for sulfone polymers across the globe include their growing usage in automotive, aerospace, medical and filtration membranes. Replacing metal to reduce weight, reduce emissions and increase fuel efficiency in automotive and aerospace sector is the key driver for future demand for sulfone polymers.
Medical & healthcare sector currently is the largest consumer for sulfone polymers, such as PSU and PPSU and further contributes to the growth of these polymers. However, the fastest growth is expected for sulfone polymers, specifically polyethersulfone (PESU), in filtration membranes.
This global market report analyzes the sulfone polymer product types comprising Polysulfone (PSU), Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) and Polyethersulfone (PESU). The report explores the key end-use sectors of sulfone polymers including Aerospace & Military, Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Food & Household, Mechanical/Industrial, Medical & Healthcare and Others. The global markets for the above mentioned product types and end-use sectors are analyzed in terms of volume in metric tons and value in USD for 2012-2022 analysis period. This report also provides the comprehensive market analysis of each polymer type by end-use sector for the global markets including the United States and key regions in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World.
The study reviews, analyses and projects the Sulfone Polymers market for the aforementioned analysis period globally and the regional markets including the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and Rest of World. The regional markets further analyzed for 7 more independent countries across Europe – France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom; Asia-Pacific – China, Japan and South Korea. Volume consumption, worldwide, of Sulfone Polymers is forecast to be 51.1 thousand metric tons in 2016 and is projected to reach 68.9 thousand metric tons by 2022 at a CAGR of 5.1% between 2016 and 2022.
This 400 page global market research report includes 342 charts (includes a data table and graphical representation for each chart), supported with meaningful and easy to understand graphical presentation, of market numbers. This report profiles 4 key global players and 14 independent compounders and processors spread across the globe. The research also provides the listing of the companies engaged in manufacturing, compounding, processing and supply of Sulfone Polymers (PSU, PPSU & PESU). The global list of companies covers the address, contact numbers and the website addresses of 77 companies.
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