02/21/2012

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New European TPE Market and Technology Study

The study contains the following tables:Tables1. Introduction2. European Market Environment, Consumption 2007-2012 and Growth Rate Tab. 2.1     GNP, Industrial Growth Rates and Cost of Living Changes (2006-2010) of Principal 16 European Countries Tab. 2.2     Passenger Vehicle Production in Europe, by Country (2007-2010) Tab. 2.3     Forecast for Light Vehicle Production for the World and China and Japan: 2008-2013 Tab. 2.4     European Building and Civil Engineering Annual Rates for Selected Countries: 2006-2010 Tab. 2.5     Estimated European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers: 2010 Tab. 2.6     European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Application  and by Type: 2007-2010 Tab. 2.7     Estimated European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Application and by Type: 2011-2014) Tab. 2.8     Estimated Market and Growth Rate in the European Market for High Performance TPE\'s: 2007-2014 Tab. 2.9     European Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Type: 2007-2014 3.Composition and Technologies Tab. 3.1     EPDM Parameters Tab. 3.2     Inflence of Diene on EPDM Properties Tab. 3.3     Curing Agents Used to Vulcanise EPDM and TPE compounds Tab. 3.4     PB-1 vs Plastomer, in SBS-Based TPE-S Tab. 3.5     Typical Compositions of TPE Compounds Tab. 3.6     Major Suppliers of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Block Copolymers (SBS) Tab. 3.7     Suppliers of Hydrogenated Styrene Block Copolymers (SEBS) Tab. 3.8     Suppliers of Speciality Styrene Block Copolymers Tab. 3.9     Selected Ethylene-Propylene Rubbers Used in the Production of Thermoplastic Elastomer Compounds Tab. 3.10   Major Olefin-Based Plastomers (non EPDM/EPM rubbers) Tab. 3.11   Elastomers Other than EPDM and SBC, Used Potentially in Production of Thermoplastic Elastomers Tab. 3.12   Compatilisers Used in the Production of Speciality TPE Compounds Tab. 3.13   Low Molecular Weight Components (Other than Oil) Tab. 3.14   Synopsis of Characteristics of Raw Materials Used in the Manufacture of TPE's4. Appliances and Housewares Tab. 4.1    European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Appliances and Housewares Applications: 2007-2014 (thousand tonnes) Tab. 4.2    Examples of Users of Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Appliances and Housewares Applications 5. Automotive Tab. 5.1.1  World Motor Vehicle Production by Manufacturer 2009 Tab. 5.1.2  European Motor Vehicle Production, by Country: 2008-2010 Tab. 5.2     Major OEM Parts Suppliers to European Auto Industry: 2010 & 2009 Tab. 5.3     Selected European Supplier Parks (Plastics Components) Tab. 5.4     Paths to Market: European Automotive Industry Tab. 5.5.1  European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in  Automotive Applications: 2007-2012 Tab. 5.5.2  Major European TPE Compounders Supplying the Automotive Industry: Products Offered Tab. 5.5.3  Major European TPE Compounders Supplying to the Auto Sector and Estimated Market Shares: 2010 Tab. 5.6     Major Automotive Interior Applications: Incumbents and TPE Potentials Tab. 5.7     European Airbag Composition Tab. 5.8     Blow Moulded TPE Engine Compartment Applications Tab. 5.9     Body Seals, Glazing and Encapsulation Potential, 2007-2012 Tab. 5.10   Typical Instrument Panel Skin/Foam Structures Tab. 5.11   European Market for TPO Skins Tab. 5.12   Current and Potential Automotive Interior Skin Applications Tab. 5.13   Potential Automotive Applications for TPO Coated Fabrics Tab. 5.14   European Automobile Producers: Plastics Contacts Tab. 5.15   Automotive OEM/Tier 1 Suppliers of Interior Systems, Modules & Components Tab. 5.16.1 Major Moulders/Tier 2 & 3 Suppliers 1. Great Britain 2. Italy Tab. 5.16.2 Major Moulders/Tier 2 & 3 Suppliers 3. France Tab. 5.16.3 Major Moulders/Tier 2 & 3 Suppliers 4. Germany Tab. 5.17   Major Glass Encapsulators Tab. 5.18   Examples of Major Automotive Rubber Moulders and Extruders Using TPE\'s Tab. 5.19   Regulations and Environmental Issues Regarding the Use of Plastics and Rubbers in the European Automotive Industry Tab. 5.20   United States and European Community, Standards and Legislation Regarding Motor Vehicle Safety Tab. 5.21   Examples of European TPE Automotive Applications and Their 2007 and 2012 Potential Tab. 5.22   European Automotive PVC  Applications and Their Estimated Replacement Potential Tab. 5.23   Potential  for Thermoset Rubber Replacement in Western European Automotive Applications 6. Building and Construction Tab. 6.1.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olelfin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers, in Building and Construction Applications, by Product: 2007-2014 Tab. 6.1.2  Estimated Sales of TPE to European TPE Domestic Window Seal Market: 2008 Tab. 6.3     Important Test Standards Governing the Use of Thermoplastics and Elastomeric Window Seals Tab. 6.4     European Suppliers of TPE Window Seals and Gaskets Tab. 6.5     European Flat Roof Market, by Product Type and Country: 2005-2007 (million m²) Tab. 6.6     Single-Ply Roofing Sector in Europe: 2007-2009 Tab. 6.7     Potential European Suppliers of TPE Roofing Systems Tab. 6.8     European Suppliers of Waterproof Membranes Tab. 6.9     Major European TPE Compounders Supplying the Building and Construction Market: Products Offered 7. Footwear Tab. 7.1     European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers, in Footwear Applications: 2007-2014 (thousand tonnes) Tab. 7.2     European TPE Compounders Supplying to the Footwear Sector, 2010 8. Medical Tab. 8.1    European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Medical Applications: 2007 - 2014 Tab. 8.2     Estimated European Growth of Thermoplastics in Medical Disposal Applications (2005-10) Tab. 8.3     Typical Applications for TPE-S Compounds in the Medical Sector Tab. 8.4     Estimated European Sales of Medical Devices and Health Expenditure: 2009 Tab. 8.5     Potential Replacement Markets for TPE Compounds in the European Medical Component Sector Tab. 8.6     Factors Affecting Substitution by TPE\'s in the Medical Sector Tab. 8.7     Sources of Viable Information Dealing with Changes and Opportunities in the Medical Components Market Tab. 8.8     Estimated European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers in Medical Applications, by Supplier Tab. 8.9     European Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers; Paths to Market -Medical Components Tab. 8.10   Western European Suppliers of Medical Components Tab. 8.11   Higher Added-Value TPE Applications, Products and Potential Users Tab. 8.12   Injection Moulders and Component Suppliers Serving the European Medical Market 9.Packaging Tab. 9.1     European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Packaging Applications: 2005-2014 Tab. 9.2     European Wine Production by Country, 2009-2010 Tab. 9.3     European (EU15) Potential for TPE Wine Closures Tab. 9.4     Examples of European Producers of TPE Container Closures and Liners 10. Sports and Leisure Tab. 10.1       European Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers in Sports/Leisure/Toys Applications, by Product: 2007-2014 11. Wire and Cable Tab. 11.1   European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Wire and Cable Applications: 2005-2014 Tab. 11.2   Examples of European Producers of TPE Wire & Cable Applications 12. Others Tab. 12.1  European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Other Applications: 2007-2014 Tab. 12.2   European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in     Fluid Handling Applications: 2007-2012 Tab. 12.3   Examples of Producers of Thermoplastic and Rubber Casters Tab. 12.4   European Potential End-Users of Office Equipment, etc. 13. Compounders and Polymer Suppliers and their Participation in European TPE Markets Tab. 13.1 European Compounders of Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomer Compounds Tab. 13.2   European Independent TPE Compounders and their Estimated TPE Capacities Tab. 13.3   LyondellBasell Structure Tab. 13.4   Borealis Structure Tab. 13.5   ExxonMobil Structure 14. Speciality Systems Tab. 14.1   European Suppliers of Polyolefin Bead Foam Products and Sheet Tab. 14.2   Property Comparisons between TPE-S(1) and TPE-V Compounds for Appliances  and Housewares in Soft Touch Applications Tab. 14.3   Global Demand for Soft-Touch TPE\'s, 2005-2010 Tab. 14.4   Examples of European Soft Touch TPE Moulders 15. New TPE Compounds Tab. 15.1   Properties of TPE-S Compounds Based on Kuraray Vulcanisable SBCs (SEEPS) Tab. 15.2   Estimated European Demand for Plastomers (Excluding Film & Fibre, Thousand Tonnes) 16. High Performance TPE (COPA, COPE, Silicone) Tab. 16.1   Market and Growth/Decline Rate in the European Market for High Performance Thermoplastic Elastomers (2007-2014) Tab. 16.2   Estimated European TPE-U Market by Application - 2008 to 2012 Tab. 16.3   Comparison of Properties of TPE-U Elastomers Tab. 16.4   Comparison Between the Use of A-TPE-U, PVB and EVA in PVC Laminates for Photovoltaic Cells 17. Alternative Raw Materials and Technologies Tab. 17.1   SBS World Production Capacity: 2010 Tab. 17.2   Characteristics of Modified Bitumen Compounds Tab. 17.3   Typical Properties of SBS Modified Bitumen Tab. 17.4   Typical Properties of SBS Elastomers Suitable for Bitumen Modification Tab. 17.5   European Suppliers of Waterproof Membranes Tab. 17.6   European Market for SBS Elastomers: 2000-2010 (thousand tonnes) Tab. 17.7   European Consumption of Bitumen: 2008-2009 (\'000 metric tonnes) Tab. 17.8   Global Wholesale Bitumen Prices (USD/ton) - August 2010 18. Summary and ConclusionsContact:
Patrick Ellis
pamellis1@aol.com

Consultant to the Plastics & Rubber Industries Mercurey, France
(See also Patrick Ellis's summary of the study in TPE Magazine 01/2012)

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