05/03/2011

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New market study of the European TPE markets

Table of content:1. Introduction
2. Composition and Technologies2.1 Composition2.2 Technologies3. European Market Environment, Consumption 2007-2012 and Growth Rate3.1 European Economic Environment3.2 By Applications3.3 Consumption and Growth rate of TPE Compounds 2007-20123.4 Alternative markets for SBS elastomers (bitumen modification, adhesives and sealants, etc.)4. Automotive4.1 Introduction4.2 Trends4.3 Applications4.4 Major European Moulders and End-Users4.5 Regulations and Environmental Issues4.6 Potential for Material Replacement5 Building and Construction5.1 Introduction5.2 Domestic Window Seals and Gaskets5.3 Roofing Membranes5.4 Geotextiles5.5 Other Applications6. Appliances and Housewares7. Footwear8. Medical8.1 TPE Compounds8.2 Applications8.3 Compounds8.4 Moulders and End-Users8.5 Regulations and Legislation9. Packaging9.1 General9.2 Wine Bottle Closures9.3 Caps and Closure Liners9.4 Others10. Sports and Leisure11. Wire & Cable12. Others12.1 General12.2 Fluid Handling12.3 Fibres13. Compounders and Polymer Suppliers and their Participation in European TPE Markets13.1 General13.2 Polymer Raw Material Suppliers13.3 Independent Compounders13.4 Captive Compounders14. Speciality Applications14.1 TPE Foams14.2 Soft Touch TPE15. Higher Performance TPE Compounds15.1 Cross-Linked SEBS-based TPE-S15.2 Non-EPDM Rubber-Based TPE-O and TPE-V15.1 TPU/SEBS-Based TPE15.2 Nanofilled TPE15.3 Metallocene Polyolefin-Based TPE15.4 PVC/Nitrile Rubber15.5 High Performance TPE (COPA, COPE, Silicone, TPU)16. Alternative Raw Materials and Technologies16.1 Rubber Replacement16.2 Alternative SBS Markets17. Summary and Conclusions  TABLES2. Composition and TechnologiesTable 2.1 Typical Compositions of TPE CompoundsTable 2.2 Major Suppliers of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Block Copolymers (SBS)Table 2.3 Suppliers of Hydrogenated Styrene Block Copolymers (SEBS)Table 2.4 Suppliers of Speciality Styrene Block CopolymersTable 2.5 Selected Ethylene-Propylene Rubbers Used in the Production of Thermoplastic Elastomer CompoundsTable 2.6 Major Olefin-Based Plastomers (non EPDM/EPM rubbers)Table 2.7 Elastomers Other than EPDM, Used Potentially in Production of Thermoplastic ElastomersTable 2.8 Compatilisers Used in the Production of Speciality TPE CompoundsTable 2.9 Low Molecular Weight Components (Other than Oil)Table 2.10 Synopsis of Characteristics of Raw Materials Used in the Manufacture of TPE'sTable 2.11 Non-TPE SBS MarketsTable 2.12 Rubber Replacement3. European Market Environment, Consumption 2007-2012 and Growth RateTable 3.1 GNP, Industrial Growth Rates and Cost of Living Changes (2011) of Principal 16 European and Major Non-European CountriesTable 3.2 Passenger Vehicle Production in Europe, by Country (2008-2009 )Table 3.3 Forecast for Light Vehicle Production for the World and China and Japan: 2008-2013Table 3.4 Quarterly European Construction Index, for Selected Countries (2006-2009)Table 3.5 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers: 2010Table 3.6 Estimated Growth Rate and Consumption of Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE's in the European Market, by Application: 2007-2009Table 3.7 Estimated Growth Rate and Consumption of Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE's in the European Market, by Application: 2010-2012Table 3.8 Estimated Market and Growth Rate in the European Market for High Performance TPE's: 2007-2012Table 3.9 European Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Type: 2007-2012Table 3.10 Thermoplastic Vulcanisates (TPE-V) Available in EuropeTable 3.11 Estimated Growth Rate and Consumption of Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE's in the European Market, by Application: 2011-20144. AutomotiveTable 4.1.1 World Motor Vehicle Production by Manufacturer 2008Table 4.1.2 European Motor Vehicle Production, by Country: 2007-2009Table 4.2 Major OEM Parts Suppliers to European Auto Industry: 2008 & 2007Table 4.3 Selected European Supplier Parks (Plastics Components)Table 4.4 Paths to Market: European Automotive IndustryTable 4.5.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Automotive Applications: 2007-2012Table 4.5.2 Major European TPE Compounders Supplying the Automotive Industry: Products OfferedTable 4.5.3 Major European TPE Compounders Supplying to the Auto Sector and Estimated Market Shares: 2009Table 4.6 Major Automotive Interior Applications: Incumbents and TPE PotentialsTable 4.7 Western European Airbag CompositionTable 4.8 Blow Moulded TPE Engine Compartment ApplicationsTable 4.9 Body Seals, Glazing and Encapsulation Potential, 2007-2012Table 4.10 Typical Instrument Panel Skin/Foam StructuresTable 4.11 European Market for TPO Skins (2006-2012)Table 4.12 Current and Potential Automotive Interior Skin ApplicationsTable 4.13 Potential Automotive Applications for TPO Coated FabricsTable 4.14 European Automobile Producers: Plastics ContactsTable 4.15 Automotive OEM/Tier 1 Suppliers of Interior Systems, Modules & ComponentsTable 4.16.1 Major Moulders/Tier 2 & 3 Suppliers 1. Great Britain 2. ItalyTable 4.16.2 Major Moulders/Tier 2 & 3 Suppliers 3. FranceTable 4.16.3 Major Moulders/Tier 2 & 3 Suppliers 4. GermanyTable 4.17 Major Glass EncapsulatorsTable 4.18 Examples of Major Automotive Rubber Moulders and Extruders Using TPE'sTable 4.19 Regulations and Environmental Issues Regarding the Use of Plastics and Rubbers in the European Automotive IndustryTable 4.20 United States and European Community, Standards and Legislation Regarding Motor Vehicle SafetyTable 4.21 Examples of European TPE Automotive Applications and Their Present (2007) and Future PotentialTable 4.22 European Automotive PVC  Applications and Their Estimated Replacement PotentialTable 4.23 Potential  for Thermoset Rubber Replacement in Western European Automotive Applications5. Building and ConstructionTable 5.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olelfin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers, in Building and Construction Applications, by Product: 2007-2012Table 5.2 Estimated Sales of TPE to European TPE Domestic Window Seal Market: 2009Table 5.3 Important Test Standards Governing the Use of Thermoplastics and Elastomeric Window SealsTable 5.4 European Suppliers of TPE Window Seals and GasketsTable 5.5 European Flat Roof Market, by Product Type and Country: 2006-2009(million m²)Table 5.6 Single-Ply Roofing Sector in Europe: 2007-2009Table 5.7 Potential European Suppliers of TPE Roofing SystemsTable 5.8 Characteristics of TPE-S Modified Bitumen CompoundsTable 5.9 Typical Properties of SBS Modified Bitumen6. Appliances and HousewaresTable 6.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Appliances and Housewares Applications: 2007-2012 (thousand tonnes)Table 6.2 Examples of Users of Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Appliances and Housewares Applications7. FootwearTable 7.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers, in Footwear Applications: 2007-2012 (thousand tonnes)Table 7.2 European TPE Compounders Supplying to the Footwear Sector, 20088. MedicalTable 8.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Medical Applications: 2007 - 2012Table 8.2 Typical Applications for TPE-S Compounds in the Medical SectorTable 8.3 Estimated European Growth of Thermoplastics in Medical Disposal Applications (2007-10)Table 8.4 Estimated European Health Expenditure for Medical Devices: 2004-2008Table 8.5 Potential Replacement Markets for TPE Compounds in the European Medical Component SectorTable 8.6 Factors Affecting Substitution by TPE's in the Medical SectorTable 8.7 Sources of Viable Information Dealing with Changes and Opportunities in the Medical Components MarketTable 8.8 Estimated European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers in Medical Applications, by Supplier and by Product: 2008Table 8.9 European Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers; Paths to Market - Medical ComponentsTable 8.10 Western European Suppliers of Medical ComponentsTable 8.11 European TPE Compounders Active in Medical Sector9. PackagingTable 9.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Packaging Applications: 2005-2012 (thousand tonnes)Table 9.2 European Wine Production by Country, 2007-2008 (000 Hectolitres)Table 9.3 European (EU27) Potential for TPE Wine Closures (tonnes) - 2009Table 9.4 Examples of European Producers of TPE Container Closures and Liners10. Sports & LeisureTable 10.1 European Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers in Sports/Leisure/Toys Applications, by Product: 2007-201211. Wire & CableTable 11.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Wire and Cable Applications: 2005-2012 (thousand tonnes)Table 11.2 Examples of European Producers of TPE Wire & Cable Applications12. OthersTable 12.1 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Other Applications: 2007-2012 (thousand tonnes)Table 12.2 European Market for Styrene- and Olefin-Based TPE Compounds in Fluid Handling Applications: 2007-2012Table 12.3 Examples of Producers of Thermoplastic and Rubber Casters13. Compounders and Polymer Suppliers and their Participation in European TPE MarketsTable 13.1 European Compounders of Styrene- and Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Elastomer CompoundsTable 13.2 Major European TPE Compounders Supplying the Automotive Industry: Products OfferedTable 13.3 Major European TPE Compounders Supplying the Building and Construction Market: 2008Table 13.4 LyondellBasell StructureTable 13.5 Borealis StructureTable 13.6 Dow Chemical StructureTable 13.7 ExxonMobil Structure14. Speciality ApplicationsTable 14.1 European Suppliers of Polyolefin Bead Foam Products and SheetTable 14.2 Property Comparisons between TPE-S(1) and TPE-V Compounds for Appliances and Housewares in Soft Touch ApplicationsTable 14.3 Global Demand for Soft-Touch TPE's, 2005-2009Table 14.4 Examples of European Soft Touch TPE Moulders15. Higher Performance TPE CompoundsTable 15.1 Properties of TPE-S Compounds Based on Kuraray Vulcanisable SBC's (SEEPS)Table 15.2 Estimated European Demand for Plastomers (Excluding Film & Fibre, Thousand Tonnes)  THE EUROPEAN MARKET FOR THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS: 2010
A MARKET STUDY FOR FUTURE GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITIES
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