North America Polyurethanes Market 6% CAGR Growth by 2020 - Analysis, Technologies & Opportunities 2015-2020

Dec 23, 2015, 01:30 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, December 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "North America Polyurethanes Market Segmented by Application, Industry and Geography Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020)" report to their offering. 


This report predicts the North America polyurethane foams market to grow at a CAGR of 6%, between 2014 to 2020. Polyurethane foams are used in the production of a wide range of consumer products. Since they provide durability and comfort but are also lightweight and cheaper than alternatives such as polyolefin foams, they have become a preferred option for many industries.

The Polyurethane market focuses on high research activities to improve the adaptability of the foams for use in a variety of applications in end-user industries. Environmental regulations, unsuitability in a specific environment and high prices are some of the major challenges faced by the market.

In the future, participants believe that a broad array of markets will offer the greatest potential for growth. For processors, the Tires / Wheels market will continue to be a dominant industry that drives increased usage of cast polyurethane. Defense could offer suppliers the most growth opportunities.

The North America Polyurethane market is segmented by Application (Foams-Rigid and Flexible, Adhesives and Sealants, Coatings, Elastomers, and others), by industry (Furniture and Interiors, Constructions, Automotive and others) and regionally (India, China, Japan, South Korea and other countries). The Key players in the market are BASF SE, Bayer, Dow Chemicals, Nippon Polyurethane Industry, Chemtura Corp.

Companies Mentioned:  

  • Bayer MaterialScience AG
  • The Dow Chemical Co.
  • DuPont
  • Huntsman Corp.
  • Wanhua Industrial Group
  • Carpenter Co.
  • Chemtura Corp.
  • Foamcraft Inc.
  • FoamPartner Group
  • Future Foam Inc.
  • Woodbridge Foam Corp.
  • FXI-Foamex Innovations.
  • UFP Technologies, Inc.
  • Rogers Corp.

Report Structure:

1. Introduction 

2. Executive Summary 

3. Market Overview 

4. Market Segmentation 

5. North America Market Analysis (Market growth and forecast) 

6. Policies and Regulations 7. Competitor Analysis 

8. Company Profiles 

9. Appendix 

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