The polyurethane (PU) industry is witnessing a high growth because of the growing end-user industry applications. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the key market drivers, challenges, and issues. The global polyurethane flexible foam market is projected to reach $ 34,558.7 by 2018, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.6%, from 2013 to 2018. The key driver of the market is the growing demand from the Asia-Pacific region, recuperation of the construction sector in North America, and the rising demand from the fast-growing Central and Eastern European nations.
The report 'Global Polyurethane Flexible Foam Market' defines and segments the market globally with analysis and projections of the size of the market with respect to volume (KT) and value ($Million).
Polyurethane foams are durable, lightweight, and easy to use and have broad hardness range. Thus, they offer good abrasion resistance and toughness. Flexible foams are one of the highly used material in the bedding and furniture industry in the form of home and office furniture, bedding, mattresses, pillows, seating, and carpet underlay. Packaging and automotive are other emerging end-user industries for the flexible polyurethane foams market.
The report covers global polyurethane flexible foam market and its trends concerning with major geographic regions such as North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and rest of the world. The key countries covered in the report are North America (U.S.), Europe (Germany, UK, and Italy), Asia-Pacific (India, China, and Japan), and RoW. The various applications studied in this market include bedding and furniture, building and construction, electronics, and automotive
The report also provides an extensive competitive landscape of the companies operating in this market. It includes the company profiles and competitive strategies adopted by various market players, such as Bayar MaterialScience AG (Germany), British Vita Foams plc. (U.K.), Carpenter Co. (U.S.), Chemtura Corporation (U.S.), Eurofoam (Austria), Huntsman Corporation (U.S.), Recticel S.A. (Belgium), Rogers Corporation (U.S.), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), and Woodbridge Foam Partner (U.S.), and other market players.
We can provide the following customization options for this report:
- Estimated plant capacities of polyurethane foams for different geographic regions
- Analysis of the raw material (Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI), Polyols, and Toluene diisocyanate (TDI) used in PU foam manufacturing process ($/KT and feasibility)
- Analysis of the technology trends in the PU foams market, including new product launch analysis by geography and the end-use sector that the products target
- Comparison of the further segmented PU foams on the basis of its types and the consumption trend of the types i.e. PU flexible foam and PU rigid foam (application-wise and country-wise)
- Government regulations for the PU foams market
1.1 Analyst Insights
1.2 Market Definitions
1.3 Market Segmentation & Aspects Covered
1.4 Research Methodology
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
4 By Applications
4.1 Bedding & Furniture
4.2 Building & Construction
4.3 Electronics & Appliances
4.5 Cold Insulation
4.6 Automotive Materials
4.7 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
5 By Ingredients
5.1 Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI)
5.2 Toluene diisocyanate (TDI)
5.3 Bio-Based Polyols
6 By Groups
6.1 Polymer Foam
7 By Geographies
7.2 Western Europe
7.3 North America
7.4 Rest of World
8 By Companies
8.1 BASF SE (Parent)
8.2 Armacell GMBH
8.3 Carpenter CO.
8.4 Recticel SA/NV
8.5 The Vita Group
8.6 OTHER (Companies)
8.7 Chinese Players
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Western Europe Polyurethane Flexible Foam
Flexible Foam-Western Europe can be segmented by Companies, Ingredients, Applications and Groups. Companies of this market are BASF SE (Parent), Armacell GMBH, Carpenter CO., Recticel SA/NV, The Vita Group, OTHER (Companies) and Chinese Players. Ingredients of this...
Asia-Pacific Polyurethane Flexible Foam
Flexible Foam-Asia-Pacific can be segmented by Companies, Ingredients, Applications and Groups. Companies of this market are BASF SE (Parent), Armacell GMBH, Carpenter CO., Recticel SA/NV, The Vita Group, OTHER (Companies) and Chinese Players. Ingredients of this market...
North America Polyurethane Flexible Foam
Flexible Foam-North America can be segmented by Companies, Ingredients, Applications and Groups. Companies of this market are BASF SE (Parent), Armacell GMBH, Carpenter CO., Recticel SA/NV, The Vita Group, OTHER (Companies) and Chinese Players. Ingredients of this...