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Polyisobutylene Market
Polyisobutylene Market: By Type (High, Medium, Low Molecular Weight), By Application (Sealants, Fuel Additives, Healthcare, Automotive, Construction, Sports Equipment, Others), & By Region-Forecast (2016-2021)
Report Code : CMR 0516
Published On: 04 March, 2016   Updated On: 04 March, 2016

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Polyisobutylene, also known as butyl rubber is a vinyl polymer made from the monomer isobutylene, by cationic vinyl polymerization. It is the only rubber that's gas impermeable. Globally, increasing demand from end-use industries such as fuel additives, sealants, automotive, and pharmaceutical, growing automotive industry and manufacturing of tires and tubes, and advantageous properties of polyisobutylene such as, superior impermeability, oxidation resistance, ozone resistance, and improved stability are the prime growth drivers of global polyisobutylene market. In addition, growing focus on development of eco-friendly polyisobutylene, increase in adoption of polyisobutylene for application in newer industrial vertical, and emerging economies such as China, India and others, will create new opportunities for global polyisobutylene market. However, volatile prices and availability of raw materials, availability of substitute compounds, and complex process of manufacturing are the key restraints for global polyisobutylene market.

 Polyisobutylene Market

Geographically Europe dominated global polyisobutylene market, with approximately 40% of. Asia Pacific is projected to have fastest growth, owing to rapidly increasing automobile industry, rise in industrial sector, and growing manufacturing of tubes and tire, and increasing demand for packaging in the pharmaceutical industry in developing nations such as China, and India in this region. Among all the applications, automotive industry has the highest market share in global polyisobutylene market due to higher usage of polyisobutylene-based butyl rubber in the tire industry, owing to its air retaining and bonding properties along with heat retention capabilities. High molecular weight polyisobutylene is the market leader among all types of polyisobutylene, owing to its better UV, oxidation, and heat resistance properties.

This report identifies the global polyisobutylene market size in for the year 2014-2016, and forecast of the same for year 2021. It also highlights the market drivers, restraints, growth indicators, challenges, and other key aspects with respect to global polyisobutylene market.

This report segments global polyisobutylene market on the basis of type, application, and regional market as follows:
  • Polyisobutylene Market, By Type: High Molecular Weight, Medium Molecular Weight, and Low Molecular Weight
  • The report has focused study on polyisobutylene market by basis of application such as: Sealants, Fuel Additives, Healthcare, Automotive, Construction, Sports Equipment, and Others
  • This report has been further segmented into major regions, which includes detailed analysis of each region such as: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW) covering all the major country level markets in each of the region

This report identifies all the major companies operating in the polyisobutylene market. Some of the major companies’ profiles in detail are as follows:
  • The DOW Chemical Company
  • Chevron Oronite Company LLC
  • Daelim Industrial. Co. Ltd.
  • Huntsman International Llc
  • BASF SE
1. Polyisobutylene Market – Market Overview
2. Executive Summary 
3. Market Landscape
   3.1. Market Share Analysis
   3.2. Comparative Analysis
   3.3. Product Benchmarking
   3.4. End User Profiling
   3.5. Top 5 Financials Analysis
4. Polyisobutylene Market– Market Forces
   4.1. Drivers
      4.1.1. Increasing demand from end-use industries such as fuel additives, sealants, automotive, and pharmaceutical.
      4.1.2. Growing automotive industry and manufacturing of tires and tubes
   4.2. Restraints
      4.2.1. Volatile prices and availability of raw material 
   4.3. Opportunities
      4.3.1. Emerging economies
   4.4. Challenges
   4.5. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
      4.5.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
      4.5.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
      4.5.3. Threat of New Entrants
      4.5.4. Threat of Substitutes
      4.5.5. Degree of Competition
5. Polyisobutylene Market– Strategic Analysis
   5.1. Value Chain Analysis
   5.2. Pricing Analysis
   5.3. Opportunities Analysis
   5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis
   5.5. Suppliers and Distributors
6. Polyisobutylene Market, By Type
   6.1. High Molecular Weight
   6.2. Medium Molecular Weight
   6.3. Low Molecular Weight
7. Polyisobutylene Market, By Application 
   7.1. Sealants
   7.2. Fuel Additives
   7.3. Healthcare
   7.4. Automotive
   7.5. Construction
   7.6. Sports Equipment
   7.7. Others
8. Polyisobutylene Market, By Geography
   8.1. Europe
      8.1.1. Germany
      8.1.2. France
      8.1.3. Italy
      8.1.4. Spain
      8.1.5. Russia
      8.1.6. U.K.
      8.1.7. Rest of Europe
   8.2. Asia Pacific
      8.2.1. China
      8.2.2. India
      8.2.3. Japan
      8.2.4. South Korea
      8.2.5. Rest of Asia-Pacific
   8.3. North America 
      8.3.1. U.S.
      8.3.2. Canada
      8.3.3. Mexico
   8.4. Rest of the World (RoW)
      8.4.1. Brazil
      8.4.2. Rest of RoW
9. Polyisobutylene – Market Entropy
   9.1. Expansion
   9.2. Technological Developments
   9.3. Merger & Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures
   9.4. Supply- Contract
10. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, SWOT Analysis, Developments, Product Portfolio)
   10.1. The DOW Chemical Company
   10.2. Chevron Oronite Company LLC
   10.3. Daelim Industrial. Co. Ltd.
   10.4. Huntsman International Llc
   10.5. BASF SE
   10.6. Exxon Mobil
   10.7. Lanxess AG
   10.8. TPC Group Inc.
   10.9. Lubizaol Corporation
   10.10. Ineos Group
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
11. Appendix
   11.1. Abbreviations
   11.2. Sources
   11.3. Research Methodology
   11.4. Bibliography
   11.5. Compilation of Expert Insights
   11.6. Disclaimer
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