Flexible Foam: Global Markets
The global market for flexible-foam reached $29.1 billion in 2017. The market should reach $36.9 billion by 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% for the period of 2017-2022.
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- An overview of the global market for flexible foam within the industry
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016 and 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022
- Segmentation of the global market by form factor, type, applications, end user, and geographical region
- Analysis of raw material and product life cycle
- A look into demand as well as supply-side market trends
- Profiles of leading companies in the market, including Armacell International S.A., BASF SE, DOW Chemical Co., Mitsui Chemicals and Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd.
The scope of this study includes a discussion of current and upcoming trends in flexible foam. Raw material analysis, product lifecycle analysis and the competitive landscape are also explored within the scope of this study. Efforts to understand demand and supply market trends and track the market’s growth potential are also included in the scope of this study.
Flexible foam form factors examined include slabstock and molded (integral skin form is also considered under this segment). No other flexible foam form factor is considered within the scope of this report.
Flexible foam types include polyurethane, polyethylene, polypropylene as well as silicone, ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA), melamine and polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF). No other flexible foam type is considered within the scope of this report.
Flexible foam applications include furniture and bedding, automotive/aerospace/marine (included under transportation), packaging and manufacturing as well as insulation, apparel production and scientific research in chemical and aerospace sectors. No other flexible foam application is considered within the scope of this report.
There are many end users for flexible foam products: Transportation, construction/infrastructure, consumer goods, furnishings and medical along with textiles, scientific research and insulation product manufacturing for the transportation sector. No other end users are considered within the scope of this report.
Estimated values are based on manufacturers’ total revenues. Kilotons are used as base units for calculating volume metrics. One Kiloton (KT) is equivalent to 1,000,000 kilograms.
Kunal Majumder has over five years of experience in the market research industry and has been involved in numerous consulting projects. He specializes in market research on commodity chemicals, specialty chemicals, advanced materials, polymers and food ingredients, and his research papers on bulk mining chemicals, functional ingredients and the global flour market were published in World Bakers Magazine. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Calcutta and an MBA degree in marketing from the International Institute for Special Education (IISE).