Polypropylene Resins and Elastomers
- U.S. Polypropylene resin market by application was worth approximately $6.8 billion in 2008. This market remained constant in 2009 under the impact of the recession in many of the world’s major economies, it is projected to grow to nearly $8.2 billion between 2009 and 2014, at a CAGR of 3.7% over the 5-year period
- Food & industrial/consumer packaging market was nearly $2.6 billion in 2008; this further increased to $2.7 billion in 2009, this is projected to reach $3.3 billion in 2014, for a 5-year CAGR of 4%.
- Healthcare packaging market was $876 million in 2008; this further increased to $901 million in 2009, this is projected to reach $1.1 billion in 2014, for a 5-year CAGR of 4.5%.
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goals and objectives of this report are to provide readers with a detailed view of the U.S. polypropylene resin market from 2008 to 2014, segmented by major application.
Although polypropylene is classified as a commodity, thermoplastic, improvements in many properties, a significant part of which is accomplished via reinforcing agents and polypropylene copolymers, have positioned many polypropylene grades into the realm of several engineering thermoplastics.
- Commodity thermoplastic producers—polypropylene, polyethylene, polyvinylchloride, polystyrene, etc.
- Plastic film producers
- Food and healthcare packaging companies
- Companies involved in the manufacture of autos, appliances, housewares, etc.
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The information developed in this report is intended to be as reliable as possible at the time of publication and of a professional nature. This information does not constitute managerial, legal, or accounting advice; nor should it serve as a corporate policy guide, laboratory manual, or an endorsement of any product, as much of the information is speculative in nature. The author assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage that might result from reliance on the reported information or its use.