The Expanded Polystyrene Market Forecast to 2020 by Type, Application and Region

Nov 02, 2015, 03:00 ET from Market Reports Hub

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The overall expanded polystyrene market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and region with Asia-Pacific being the largest market, both in terms of volume and value, followed by Western Europe and North America.

Complete report on expanded polystyrene market spread across 128 pages, profiling 11 major companies and supported with 87 tables and 62 figures is now available at .

The growth drivers of the expanded polystyrene market include the growing construction and packaging industries. The market data for types is given with respect to volume (kilotons) and value (USD million). The market size, in terms of value, is estimated to be USD 13.2 billion in 2015 and is projected to register a CAGR of about 6.03% between 2015 and 2020. The data mentioned in the report is based on the global demand in the expanded polystyrene market.

The market of expanded polystyrene has been examined by adopting the Porter's Five Forces Analysis. This gives an idea about the current situation in the industry at the global level. The study also provides the value chain analysis with respect to the end-user industries. The value chain describes the key contributors to the expanded polystyrene market at different stages from raw material manufacturers, product manufacturers, to the end-use industries. It represents the top players which are contributing significantly to the expanded polystyrene industry.

The report also presents a competitive landscape covering different strategies and developments such as mergers & acquisitions, investments and expansions, new product launches, agreements and collaborations, undertaken by the leading expanded polystyrene companies in the past few years. Furthermore, the major expanded polystyrene manufacturers are also profiled in the report.

The impact of the different market factors such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges are also illustrated in the report. In order to provide an all-round picture, the current market demand, and forecasts have also been included. The expanded polystyrene market is segmented on the basis of type (White EPS, Grey EPS), On the basis of Application (Building & Construction, Packaging & Others), On the basis of region such as Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, North America, Rest of the World and further analyzed for key countries in each of these regions.

Expanded Polystyrene is a fragmented and competitive market, with a large number of minor players, especially in China. The key players in this market are BASF SE (Germany), Total S.A. (France), Synthos S.A. (Poland), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) (Saudi Arabia), PJSC SIBUR HOLDING (Russia), Alpek SAB de CV (Mexico), ACH Foam Technologies, LLC (U.S.), Ineos Styrenics International SA (Switzerland), SUNPOR KUNSTSTOFF GmbH (Austria), and Synbra Holding B.V. (The Netherlands) among others. Order a copy of Expanded Polystyrene Market (EPS) by Type (White EPS, & Grey EPS), by Application (Building & Construction, Packaging, & Others) & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020 research report at .

The key market players adopted multiple growth strategies to strengthen their market positions between 2010 and 2015. However, most players opted for organic growth through investments & expansions.

Another research on Polystyrene Market is spread across 83 pages, supported with 63 tables & 46 figures, categorizes the global polystyrene market on the basis of application and region. Companies like BASF SE Germany), Styrosolution Group (Germany), Videolar S/A. (Sao Paulo), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), and Formosa Plastic Corporation (Taiwan) are profiled in this research providing forecasts to 2019 and available at .

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