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Polystyrene Market
Polystyrene Market: By Production Technique (Solution polymerization, Emulsion polymerization and Suspension polymerization), By Application (Electronics, Automotive, Appliances, insulation, Packaging, Food service and Medical); By Geography- Forecast 2016-2021
Report Code : CMR 0311
Updated Date: 26 February, 2016  

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1. Market Overview
2. Executive Summary
3. Polystyrene Market Landscape
   3.1. Market Share Analysis
   3.2. Comparative Analysis
      3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
      3.2.2. End User Profile
      3.2.3. Top Five Financial Analysis 
4. Polystyrene Market – Forces
   4.1. Market Drivers
   4.2. Market Constraints & Challenges
   4.3. Attractiveness Of The Polystyrene Industry
      4.3.1. Power Of Suppliers
      4.3.2. Threats From New Entrants
      4.3.3. Power Of Buyers
      4.3.4. Threat From Substitute Product
      4.3.5. Degree Of Competition
5. Polystyrene Market – Strategic Analysis
   5.1. Polystyrene Market – Value Chain Analysis
   5.2. Pricing Analysis
   5.3. Opportunity analysis
   5.4. Product Life Cycle
   5.5. Suppliers and Distributors
   5.6. SWOT Analysis
6. Polystyrene Market – By Application
   6.1. Electronics
   6.2. Automotive
   6.3. Consumer Appliances
   6.4. Insulation
   6.5. Packaging
   6.6. Food Service
   6.7. Medical
   6.8. Others
7. Polystyrene Market – By Production Technique
   7.1. Solution Polymerization
   7.2. Emulsion Polymerization
   7.3. Suspension Polymerization
   7.4. Others
8. Polystyrene Market -Geographic Analysis
   8.1. Americas
      8.1.1. US
      8.1.2. Canada 
      8.1.3. Mexico
      8.1.4. Argentina
      8.1.5. Others
   8.2. Europe
      8.2.1. France
      8.2.2. Germany
      8.2.3. Italy
      8.2.4. Others
   8.3. APAC
      8.3.1. China
      8.3.2. India
      8.3.3. Japan
      8.3.4. Malaysia
      8.3.5. Indonesia
      8.3.6. Philippines
      8.3.7. Others
   8.4. ROW
      8.4.1. Middle East
      8.4.2. South Africa
      8.4.3. Russia
      8.4.4. Others
9. Polystyrene Market -  Entropy
10. Company Profiles
   10.1. A. Schulman, Inc.
   10.2. Alpek SAB de CV
   10.3. BASF SE
   10.4. Chi Mei Corporation
   10.5. Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation 
   10.6. INEOS Capital Limited
   10.7. NOVA Chemicals Corporation
   10.8. PolyOne Corp.
   10.9. SABIC.
   10.10. The Dow Chemical Company
   10.11. Total SA
   10.12. Trinseo
   10.13. Others
*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. Abbreviation
   11.2. Sources
   11.3. Research methodology
   11.4. Bibliography
   11.5. Compilation of Expert Insights
   11.6. Disclaimer
Polystyrene is a polymer used mainly in. It is a form of plastic that is widely used in both household and industrial applications. It is found in a variety of shapes and sizes. The plastic industry is on the rise due to new trend like biodegradable plastic. The innovative Expanded Polystyrene or EPS has found its way into the packaging industry. EPS has a good insulating property which helps it to be used in the appliance industry.

In the global market polystyrene has been analyzed on the basis of application and production technique.  Based on application it has been subdivided into electronics, automotive, appliances, insulation, packaging and medical. The production techniques used includes polymerization techniques like solution polymerization, emulsion polymerization and suspension polymerization. Increase in the packaging industry has a direct relationship with the growth in Polystyrene market. Polystyrene foams are used as a packaging material for the food industry.

Polystyrene Market 

The above graph gives a clear idea about the revenue status of polystyrene market for the upcoming 5 years.

Globally, the regions that dominate the production of polystyrene are North America, APAC, Europe and ROW. APAC is the largest producer of polystyrene followed by North America and Europe. China leads the production in APAC. The demand for plastic products in China is the major reason for the increasing production. 

The major players in the polystyrene market include:
  • The DOW Chemical Company (U.S.)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Chi Mei Corporation (Taiwan)
  • SABIC (Saudi Arabia)
  • Trinseo (U.S.)
  • A.Schulman, Inc

Some of the other key players include:
  • Poly One Corp. (U.S.)
  • NOVA Chemicals Corporation (Canada) 
  • Alpek SAB de CV (Mexico)
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