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North America Polycarbonate Market By Applications (Automotive, Consumer, Electrical & Electronic, Medical, Optical Media, Packaging & Sheet & Film) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2019

  • Report Code: PO 1027
  • Publish Date: Feb 2015
  
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The North America polycarbonate market, along with its end products, has witnessed a stable growth in the past and this growth is estimated to increase in the coming years. Polycarbonate is one of the most widely used engineering thermoplastics in various end use segments, such as automotive, consumer goods, electrical & electronic, medical, optical media, packaging, sheet film, and others (aerospace, gadgets).

 

The flexibility, impact resistance, optical properties, and exceptional light transmission properties are some of the features that increase the demand for polycarbonate. Upcoming technology & implementation of innovative techniques for its use will be the key influencing factors for the North America polycarbonate market.

 

The polycarbonate market is witnessing growth which is expected to continue in the near future, mainly driven by the intense efforts at country level. Considerable amount of investments are made by various market players to serve the end-user applications industry in the future. The North America region for the polycarbonate  market accounted for about 16% market share of the total global demand in 2014. The region is further expected to show a high growth in the future, mainly due to innovation and technological advancements & adaptability of polycarbonate in leading end-user markets.

 

Almost 20% of the total polycarbonate demand was from the sheet/films applications in 2012, with the automotive and consumer goods industry also being the fastest growing end-use segments, primarily due to high penetration in the North America region.

 

The drivers of the industry are increasing demand of consumer electronics & gadgets, large scale demand of LED/LCD market, and the increasing penetration with emerging applications in  other end use segments.

 

This study aims to analyze and estimate the North America polycarbonate market . Thereport provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market. Various secondary sources, such as encyclopedias, directories, industry journals, and databases were referred to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study.

 

Scope of the report:

This research report categorizes the global market for polycarbonate on the basis of applications, and country along with forecasting volume, value, and analyzing trends


On the basis of applications:

  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Electrical & Electronic
  • Medical Equipments
  • Optical Media
  • Packaging
  • Sheet Film
  • Others (Aerospace, Gadgets)

 

Each application is described in detail in the report with volume and revenue forecasts for each application.

 

On the basis of country:

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


Table of Contents

 

 

1 Introduction (Page No. - 10)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Segmentation & Coverage
    1.3 Stakeholders
 

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 12)
    2.1 Integrated Ecosystem of Polycarbonate Market
    2.2 Arriving At the Polycarbonate Market Size
           2.2.1 Top-Down Approach
           2.2.2 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.3 Demand Side Approach
    2.3 Assumptions
 

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 17)
 

4 Market Overview (Page No. - 18)
    4.1 Introduction
    4.2 Market Drivers and Inhibitors
    4.3 Key Market Dynamics
 

5 Polycarbonate Market, By Application (Page No. - 23)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 North America Polycarbonate Market in Sheet/Films, By Country
    5.3 North America Polycarbonate Market in Consumer Goods,By Country
    5.4 North America Polycarbonate Market in Automotive, By Country
    5.5 North America Polycarbonate Market in Electronics, By Country
    5.6 North America Polycarbonate Market in Medical, By Country
    5.7 North America Polycarbonate Market in Optical Media, By Country
    5.8 North America Polycarbonate Market in Packaging, By Country
    5.9 North America Polycarbonate Market in Other Applications,By Country
 

6 Polycarbonate Market, By Country (Page No. - 42)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 U.S. Polycabonate Market
           6.2.1 U.S. Polycarbonate Market, By Application
    6.3 Mexico Polycarbonate Market
           6.3.1 Mexico Polycarbonate Market, By Application
    6.4 Canada Polycarbonate Market
           6.4.1 Canada Polycarbonate Market, By Application
 

7 Polycarbonate Market: Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 54)
    7.1 Polycarbonate Market: Company Share Analysis
    7.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
    7.3 Expansions
    7.4 New Product Launch/Development
    7.5 Joint Ventures
    7.6 Collaboration
    7.7 Portfolio Expansion
    7.8 Strategic Partnership
    7.9 Supply Contract
 

8 Polycarbonate Market, By Company (Page No. - 60)
    8.1 Sabic Innovative Plastics
    8.2 Bayers Material Science
    8.3 Trinseo
 

9 Appendix (Page No. - 72)
    9.1 Customization Options
           9.1.1 Technical Analysis
           9.1.2 Low-Cost Sourcing Locations
           9.1.3 Regulatory Framework
           9.1.4 Impact Analysis
           9.1.5 Trade Analysis
    9.2 Related Reports
    9.3 Introducing RT:  Real Time Market Intelligence
           9.3.1 RT Snapshots


 

List of Tables (43 Tables)

Table 1 North America Polycarbonate Application Market, 2014 (KT)
Table 2 North America Polycarbonate Market: Drivers and Inhibitors
Table 3 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 4 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (KT)
Table 5 North America Polycarbonate Market: Application Markets,2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Table 6 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 7 North America Polycarbonate: Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (KT)
Table 8 North America Polycarbonate Market in Sheets/Films,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Table 9 North America Polycarbonate Market in Sheets/Films,By Country, 2013-2019 (KT) 
Table 10 North America Polycarbonate Market in Consumer Goods,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Table 11 North America Polycarbonate Market in Consumer Goods,By Country, 2013-2019 (KT) 
Table 12 North America Polycarbonate Market in Automotive,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Table 13 North America Polycarbonate Market in Automotive,By Country, 2013-2019 (KT) 
Table 14 North America Polycarbonate Market in Electronics,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Table 15 North America Polycarbonate Market in Electronics,By Country, 2013-2019 (KT) 
Table 16 North America Polycarbonate in Medical, By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 17 North America Polycarbonate in Medical, By Country, 2013-2019 (KT)
Table 18 North America Polycarbonate Market in Optical Media,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Table 19 North America Polycarbonate Market in Optical Media,By Country, 2013-2019 (KT) 
Table 20 North America Polycarbonate in Packaging, By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 21 North America Polycarbonate in Packaging, By Country, 2013-2019 (KT)
Table 22 North America Polycarbonate Market in Other Applications,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Table 23 North America Polycarbonate Market in Other Applications,By Country, 2013-2019 (KT) 41
Table 24 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 25 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Country, 2013-2019 (KT)
Table 26 U.S. Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 27 U.S. Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (KT)
Table 28 Mexico Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 29 Mexico Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (KT)
Table 30 Canada Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Table 31 Canada Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2014-2019 (KT)
Table 32 Polycarbonates Market: Company Share Analysis, 2014 (%)
Table 33 North America Polycarbonate Market: Mergers & Acquisitions
Table 34 North America Polycarbonate Market: Expansions
Table 35 North America Polycarbonate: New Product Launch/Development
Table 36 North America Polycarbonate: Joint Ventures
Table 37 North America Polycarbonate: Collaboration
Table 38 North America Polycarbonate: Portfolio Expansion
Table 39 North America Polycarbonate: Strategic Partnership
Table 40 North America Polycarbonate: Supply Contract
Table 41 Sabic Innovative Plastics: Key Financials, 2010-2013 (USD MN)
Table 42 Bayers Material Science: Key Financials, 2009-2013 (USD MN)
Table 43 Trinseo: Key Operations Data, 2009-2013 (USD MN)

 

List of Figures (38 Figures)

Figure 1 North America Polycarbonate Market: Segmentation & Coverage
Figure 2 Polycarbonate Market: Integrated Ecosystem
Figure 3 Research Methodology
Figure 4 Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 6 Demand Side Approach
Figure 7 North America Polycarbonate Market Snapshot
Figure 8 Polycarbonate Market: Growth Aspects
Figure 9 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2014 vs. 2019
Figure 10 Demand Side Analysis
Figure 11 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Application,2014-2019 (USD MN)
Figure 12 North America Polycarbonate Market, By Application,2014-2019 (KT)
Figure 13 North America Polycarbonate Market in Sheet/Films,By Country,2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 14 North America Polycarbonate Market in Consumer Goods,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 15 North America Polycarbonate Market in Automotive,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 16 North America Polycarbonate Market in Electronics,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 17 North America Polycarbonate Market in Medical,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 18 North America Polycarbonate Market in Optical Media,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 19 North America Polycarbonate Market in Packaging,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 20 North America Polycarbonate Market in Other Applications,By Country, 2013-2019 (USD MN)

Figure 21 North America Polycarbonate Market: Growth Analysis, By Country,2013-2019 (USD MN) 
Figure 22 North America Polycarbonate Market: Growth Analysis,By Country, 2013-2019 (KT) 
Figure 23 U.S. Polycarbonate Overview, 2014 & 2019 (%)
Figure 24 U.S. Polycarbonate Market, By Application,2013-2019 (USD MN)
Figure 25 U.S. Polycarbonate Market: Application Snapshot
Figure 26 Mexico Polycarbonate Market Overview, 2014 & 2019 (%)
Figure 27 Mexico Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Figure 28 Mexico Polycarbonates Market: Application Snapshot
Figure 29 Canada Polycarbonate Market Overview, 2014 & 2019 (%)
Figure 30 Canada Polycarbonate Market, By Application, 2013-2019 (USD MN)
Figure 31 Canada Polycarbonate Market: Application Snapshot
Figure 32 Polycarbonate Market: Company Share Analysis, 2013 (%)
Figure 33 Sabic: Revenue Mix, 2013 (%)
Figure 34 Sabic Innovative Plastics, Company Revenue, 2010-2013 (USD MN)
Figure 35 Bayers Material Sciences, Revenue Mix, 2013 (%)
Figure 36 Bayers Material Science, Comapny Revenue, 2009-2013 (USD MN)
Figure 37 Trinseo, Revenue Mix, 2013 (%)
Figure 38 Trinseo Company Revenue, 2009-2013

Polycarbonates are one of the most widely used engineering thermoplastics that are derived from carbonate monomers. Owing to the flexibility, impact resistance, optical properties, and exceptional light transmission properties, it is positioned between commodity and engineering plastics. It finds many applications, such as automotive, consumer goods, electrical & electronic, medical, optical media, packaging, sheet film, and others (aerospace, gadgets).

 

The North American polycarbonate market constitutes 16.0% of the global polycarbonate market and is projected to have 14.8% market share by the end of 2019. The consumption of polycarbonate in North American region was 499.4 KT in 2014, and is projected to witness a CAGR of 3.2% to reach 586.2 KT by 2019. Overall, the North American polycarbonate market is estimated to reach $2474.0 million by 2019 with a CAGR of 5.3%.

 

North America is one of the largest markets for the end-user application industries. Increasing demand for consumer electronics, automotive, packaging, and sheets/films, drives the demand for the polycarbonate. The North American polycarbonate market has been segmented on basis of application and region.

 

Based on application, it is segmented into end use market segments. Out of these, sheet & films industry is the largest end-use market of the PC in this region. In 2014, the sheet/films application segment of the North American polycarbonate market was valued at $387.1 million. It is projected to reach $475.5 million by the end of 2019, registering a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period.

 

Based on region, it is segmented into the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. The U.S. is the largest market in North America. The U.S. polycarbonate market was valued at $1475.3 million in 2014. It is growing at 5.1% annually, and is projected to reach $1890.6 million by the end of 2019. Consumer goods, followed by automotive and electronics, are the dominant application segments for polycarbonate.

 

Polycarbonate industry has witnessed several technological advancements in terms of processing methods, product applications, and new product developments. The technological advancements in the region lead to high demand for various advanced applications in the end use markets, which is the main factor for the growth of this market in the North American region. This trend of growth in the demand of Polycarbonate is expected to continue in near future as a result of economic recovery and advancement of the technology, which is expected to drive the market.

 

The key players in the North America Polycarbonate market include are Bayer Material Science AG (Germany), SABIC IP. (U.S.), Trinseo (U.S.), and others.

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