The Future of High Performance Plastics to 2019

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 03 Mar 2014
Product format: Hard Copy, Online

Global high-performance plastics consumption is projected to reach 749,000 tonnes in 2014 with a value of approximately $12.2 billion. High-performance plastics are a relatively small market, representing less than 1% of total plastics consumption, but are growing at a faster rate than the plastics market as a whole. The Future of High Performance Plastics to 2019 provides exclusive data and analysis showing how consumption is forecast to grow during the period 2014–19 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% to 987,000 tonnes and a value of $16.0 billion, using exclusive data and analysis.

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METHODOLOGY

Smithers Rapra’s in-house primary research – supported by extensive industry data – underpins both our appraisal of existing market conditions and our forecasting. Primary research involved interviews with industry personnel from across the value chain, including leading suppliers, manufacturers and end users. Discussions with industry influencers supplemented this research. Secondary research was based on an extensive literature review of market and company reports, magazine and journal abstracts, packaging trends, market information and Smithers Rapra’s conference papers augments our findings.

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • The changing shape of the industry with strategic forecasts to 2019, with a focus on high growth markets, and new applications
  • The key drivers and trends shaping the global markets, including how the economic cycle will affect high performance plastic producers
  • Details of market sizes and five-year forecasts with over 85 exclusive tables that clearly illustrate sales values and growth rates

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Use strategic perspectives on new materials and applications, and opportunities for informed planning and positioning
  • Find out about manufacturers around the world for building more competitive supplier relationships
  • Profiles of major and emerging producer and consumer nations tie together consumer trends, industrial priorities and regulatory changes to identify market opportunities
  • Extensive information on global plastic consumption and market values will keep your materials knowledge current

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Plastics, polymers, and additive producers and users
  • Plastics compounders
  • Plastics processing and testing equipment suppliers
  • Suppliers of advanced plastics products
  • Consultants and analysts

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • An electronic version of the report in PDF format. You may add a hardcopy version (mailed to you) to the electronic version – see the order form for details
  • Five-year market forecasts
  • Analyses of key trends, strategic market forecasts and extensive tables and figures 

Table of Contents

Executive summary

Introduction and methodology

  • ↘↘Objective
  • ↘↘Market segmentation
  • ↘↘Specialty plastic material types
  • ↘↘End use sectors
  • ↘↘Geographic markets
  • ↘↘Data
  • ↘↘Methodology
  • ↘↘List of polymer abbreviations
  • ↘↘Exchange rates

Industry overview, drivers and trends

  • ↘↘High-performance plastics industry overview
  • ↘↘Key drivers and trends
  • ↘↘Economic influences
  • ↘↘Cost pressure
  • ↘↘Material substitution
  • ↘↘New applications
  • ↘↘Plastic waste recycling
  • ↘↘Recovery and recycling of end-of life vehicles directive
  • ↘↘Disposal and recycling of waste electrical & electronics appliances directive

Cutting-edge technology developments

  • ↘↘Advanced composite materials
  • ↘↘Polymer nanocomposites
  • ↘↘Conductive plastics
  • ↘↘New product development
  • ↘↘Automotive
  • ↘↘Aerospace and defence
  • ↘↘Electrical & electronics
  • ↘↘ Industrial
  • ↘↘Medical
  • ↘↘Other markets
  • ↘↘Bio-derived high performance polymers

Material markets

  • ↘↘Fluoropolymers
  • ↘↘Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
  • ↘↘ Fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP)
  • ↘↘Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)
  • ↘↘Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE)
  • ↘↘Perfluoroalkoxy (PFA)
  • ↘↘Ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene (ECTFE)
  • ↘↘Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE)
  • ↘↘High-performance polyamides
  • ↘↘Specialty polyamides (PA 9/T, 11, 12 and PA copolymers
  • ↘↘Polyphthalamide (PPA)
  • ↘↘Polyarylamide (PARA)
  • ↘↘Polyamide-imide (PAI)
  • ↘↘Sulfone
  • ↘↘Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU)
  • ↘↘Polyethersulfone (PES), polysulfone (PSU)
  • ↘↘Polyphenylene sulphide (PPS)
  • ↘↘Polyimides
  • ↘↘Polyimide
  • ↘↘Polyether-imide (PEI)
  • ↘↘Polyetherketones (PEK)
  • ↘↘Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)
  • ↘↘Polyetherketoneketone (PEKK)
  • ↘↘Liquid crystal polymers (LCP)

End-use markets

  • Automotive
  • ↘↘ Industry overview
  • Material trends
  • ↘↘Automotive applications for high-performance plastics
  • ↘↘Market forecast
  • Aerospace and defence
  • ↘↘Aerospace and defence applications for high-performance plastics
  • ↘↘Market forecasts to 2019 in end use market sector
  • Electrical and electronics
  • ↘↘E&E industry overview
  • ↘↘Market trends
  • E&E waste recycling
  • Other market trends
  • ↘↘Electrical and electronics applications for high-performance plastics
  • ↘↘Market forecasts to 2019 in end use market sector
  • Consumer products
  • ↘↘Consumer product applications for high-performance plastics
  • ↘↘Market forecasts to 2019 in end use market sector
  • Industrial
  • ↘↘Industrial applications for highperformance plastics
  • ↘↘Market forecasts to 2019 in end use market sector
  • Building and construction
  • ↘↘Building and construction applications for high-performance plastics
  • ↘↘Market forecasts to 2019 in end use market sector
  • Medical devices & healthcare products
  • ↘↘Medical devices and healthcare applications for high-performance plastics
  • ↘↘Market forecasts to 2019 in end use market sector
  • Other markets

Geographic markets

  • Western Europe
  • ↘↘ France
  • ↘↘Germany
  • ↘↘ Italy
  • ↘↘Spain
  • ↘↘UK
  • Eastern Europe
  • ↘↘Poland
  • ↘↘Russia
  • North America
  • ↘↘US
  • South and Central America
  • ↘↘Brazil
  • Asia Pacific
  • ↘↘China
  • ↘↘ India
  • ↘↘ Japan
  • Middle East and Africa
  • ↘↘Turkey
  • ↘↘Rest of World

Tables and Figures

  • Global high-performance plastics consumption, percentage share by world region, 2013
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption, percentage share by material type, 2013
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption, percentage share by end use market, 2013
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption, percentage share by world region, 2013
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption by end use market, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Continuous use temperature for selected high performance plastics
  • Leading high-performance polymer producers: production capacity by product group, 2013 (’000 tonnes)
  • High-performance plastics – key market drivers and trends, 2014–19
  • GDP growth forecasts for major world economies, 2014–19
  • High-performance plastics: key technology developments to 2019
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Global high-performance plastics market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Fluoropolymer consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Fluoropolymer market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PTFE consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PTFE consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PTFE market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • FEP consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • FEP consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • FEP market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PVDF consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PVDF consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PVDF market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PCTFE consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PCTFE consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PCTFE market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PFA consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PFA consumption by world region,2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PFA market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • ECTFE consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • ECTFE consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • ECTFE market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019forecast
  • ETFE consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • ETFE consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • ETFE market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • High-performance polyamide consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • High-performance polyamide market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Specialty polyamide consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Specialty polyamide consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Specialty polyamide market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PPA consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PPA consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PPA market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PARA consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PARA consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PARA market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Polyamide-imide consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyamide-imide consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyamide-imide market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Sulfone polymer consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Sulfone polymer market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PPSU consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PPSU consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PPSU market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PES/PSU consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PES/PSU consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PES/PSU market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PPS consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PPS consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PPS market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Polyimide polymer consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyimide polymer market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Polyimide consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyimide consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyimide market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Polyether-imide consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyether-imide consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyether-imide market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Polyetherketone polymer consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Polyetherketone polymer market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PEEK consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PEEK consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PEEK market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • PEKK consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PEKK consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • PEKK market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • LCP consumption by end-use sector, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • LCP consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • LCP market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption by end use market, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • World motor vehicle production by region, 2008-12 (000 vehicles)
  • Automotive: high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Aerospace & defence: highperformance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Electrical & electronics: highperformance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Consumer products: highperformance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Industrial: high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Building & construction: highperformance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Medical devices & healthcare: highperformance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Other markets: high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Global high-performance plastics consumption by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Global high-performance plastics market value by world region, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Western Europe: high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Western Europe: high-performance plastics market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • France: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • Germany: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • Italy: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • Spain: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • UK: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • Eastern Europe: high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Eastern Europe: high-performance plastics market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Poland: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • Russia: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • North America: high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • North America: high-performance plastics market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • US: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • South & Central America: highperformance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • South & Central America: highperformance plastics market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Brazil: economic and demographic data, 2008–13 *Asia Pacific: high-performance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Asia Pacific: high-performance plastics market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • China: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • India: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • Japan: economic and demographic data, 2008–13
  • Middle East & Africa: highperformance plastics consumption by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast (’000 tonnes)
  • Middle East & Africa: highperformance plastics market value by material type, 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2019 forecast
  • Turkey: economic and demographic data, 2008–13