Europe Polycarbonate Market by Application (Automotive, Consumer, Electrical & electronic, Medical, Optical media, Packaging, Sheet & Film and Others) and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe and Rest of the World) - Trends & Forecast To 2019

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The report covers the important Europe polycarbonate markets. It further divides the market on the basis of applications, and geography. The market data for these types is given with respect to volume (Kilotons) and value ($Million). The market size in terms of value of polycarbonate was estimated to be $1,900.0 million in 2014 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of about 5% from 2014 to 2019. The data mentioned in the report is based on the Europe demand for polycarbonate.

The total market for Europe polycarbonate has been analyzed. The value chain describes the key contributors to the materials market at different stages from product development to end use. It represents the top players who are contributing to the Europe polycarbonate industry.

The impact of different market factors, such as drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities is also illustrated in the report. This gives an idea about the key drivers such as increasing demand from automotive industry, large scale demand of consumer electronics & gadgets and optical media storage, & adaptability of polycarbonate in major end-user markets, and inhibitors such as adverse effects on the human health and hence the material is banned from use in the European region.

The European polycarbonate market is also classified based on different applications. The important applications in end-use segments include automotive, consumer goods, electrical & electronic, medical, optical media, packaging, sheet film, and others (aerospace, gadgets, and so on) The consumer goods application segment is expected to witness rapid growth in the future.

The key companies in this market are Bayer Material Science AG (Germany), SABIC IP. (the Netherlands), and Trinseo (Germany) among others. These companies are consistently focusing on expanding their production capacity to achieve competitive advantage and thereby serve the customers more effectively. Investments in the expansion of plant capacities, product portfolio expansion, followed by acquisitions were the most preferred strategies by the top players in 2013 & 2014 that are driving the demand of polycarbonate. Their strategy to capture the market in developing economies includes expansions, agreements, and product developments.

The Europe emerged to be the fastest growing region for this market, contributing for about 16% of the global demand in terms of consumption in 2014. Germany is the leading country in the consumption of polycarbonate, due to the higher demand from the major manufacturers of automobile and electronic gadgets. The important emerging economies such as France, Italy, Spain, and the UK are in line up for a brighter future in this market.

The report also presents a competitive landscape covering different strategies and developments such as mergers & acquisitions, expansions, and agreements undertaken by the leading polycarbonate companies in the past few years. Furthermore, different polycarbonate market participants are also profiled in the report.

Scope of the report
The European polycarbonate market has been covered in detail in this report. In order to provide an all-round picture, the current market demand and forecasts have also been included.

On the basis of applications:
Automotive
Consumer Goods
Electrical & Electronic
Medical Equipment
Optical Media
Packaging
Sheet Film
Others (Aerospace, Gadgets, and so on)

Each application is described in detail in the report with volume and value forecasts for each application.

On the basis of country:
The UK
France
Italy
Germany
Spain

1 INTRODUCTION 10
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 10
1.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION & COVERAGE 11
1.3 STAKEHOLDERS 11
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 12
2.1 INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEM OF POLYCARBONATE MARKET 12
2.2 ARRIVING AT THE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE 13
2.2.1 INGREDIENT-BASED APPROACH 14
2.2.2 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 15
2.2.3 DEMAND-SIDE APPROACH 16
2.3 ASSUMPTIONS 17
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 18
4 MARKET OVERVIEW 19
4.1 INTRODUCTION 19
4.2 MARKET DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 20
4.3 KEY MARKET DYNAMICS 21
4.4 DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS 23
5 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 24
5.1 INTRODUCTION 25
5.2 POLYCARBONATE IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY 27
5.3 POLYCARBONATE IN SHEET/FILM, BY COUNTRY 29
5.4 POLYCARBONATE IN OPTICAL MEDIA, BY COUNTRY 31
5.5 POLYCARBONATE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY 33
5.6 POLYCARBONATE IN CONSUMER GOODS, BY COUNTRY 35
5.7 POLYCARBONATE IN MEDICAL, BY COUNTRY 37
5.8 POLYCARBONATE IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY 39
6 POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY COUNTRY 42
6.1 INTRODUCTION 43
6.2 GERMANY POLYCARBONATE MARKET 45
6.2.1 GERMANY POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 45
6.3 FRANCE POLYCARBONATE MARKET 48
6.3.1 FRANCE POLYCARBONATE, BY APPLICATION 49
6.4 ITALY POLYCARBONATE MARKET 52
6.4.1 ITALY POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 52
6.5 SPAIN POLYCARBONATE MARKET 55
6.5.1 SPAIN POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 55
6.6 U.K. POLYCARBONATE MARKET 58
6.6.1 U.K. POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 58
7 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 61
7.1 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS 61
7.2 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 62
7.3 EXPANSIONS 62
7.4 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH/DEVELOPMENT 63
7.5 JOINT VENTURES 65
7.6 COLLABORATION 65
7.7 PORTFOLIO EXPANSION 65
7.8 STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP 66
7.9 SUPPLY CONTRACT 67
8 POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY COMPANY 68
8.1 SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS 68
8.1.1 OVERVIEW 68
8.1.2 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 69
8.1.3 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 69
8.1.4 MMM ANALYSIS 71
8.2 BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE 72
8.2.1 OVERVIEW 72
8.2.2 KEY FINANCIALS 73
8.2.3 KEY FINANCIALS 73
8.2.4 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 74
8.2.5 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 74
8.2.6 MMM ANALYSIS 76
8.3 TRINSEO 77
8.3.1 OVERVIEW 77
8.3.2 KEY OPERATIONS DATA 78
8.3.3 KEY FINANCIALS 78
8.3.4 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 79
8.3.5 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 79
8.3.6 MMM ANALYSIS 80
8.4 TEIJIN LIMITED 81
8.4.1 OVERVIEW 81
8.4.2 KEY FINANCIALS 82
8.4.3 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 82
8.4.4 MMM ANALYSIS 82
8.5 MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING PLASTICS CORPORATION 83
8.5.1 OVERVIEW 83
8.5.2 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 83
8.5.3 MMM ANALYSIS 83
9 APPENDIX 84
9.1 CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS 84
9.1.1 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS 84
9.1.2 LOW-COST SOURCING LOCATIONS 84
9.1.3 REGULATORY FRAMEWORK 84
9.1.4 IMPACT ANALYSIS 84
9.1.5 TRADE ANALYSIS 84
9.2 RELATED REPORTS 85
9.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 86
9.3.1 RT SNAPSHOTS 87

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE APPLICATION MARKET, 2014 (KT) 16
TABLE 2 EUROPEAN POLYCARBONATE MARKET: DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 20
TABLE 3 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 21
TABLE 4 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (KT) 22
TABLE 5 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, 2013 2019 (KT) 23
TABLE 6 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 25
TABLE 7 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (KT) 26
TABLE 8 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY,
2013 2019 (USD MN) 28
TABLE 9 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (KT) 28
TABLE 10 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN SHEET/FILM, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 30
TABLE 11 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN SHEET/FILM, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (KT) 30
TABLE 12 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN OPTICAL MEDIA, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 32
TABLE 13 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN OPTICAL MEDIA, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (KT) 32
TABLE 14 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 34
TABLE 15 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (KT) 34
TABLE 16 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN CONSUMER GOODS, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 36
TABLE 17 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN CONSUMER GOODS, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (KT) 36
TABLE 18 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN MEDICAL, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 38
TABLE 19 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN MEDICAL, BY COUNTRY, 2013 2019 (KT) 38
TABLE 20 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 40
TABLE 21 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (KT) 40
TABLE 22 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 43
TABLE 23 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013 2019 (KT) 44
TABLE 24 GERMANY POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 46
TABLE 25 GERMANY POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (KT) 46
TABLE 26 FRANCE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 49
TABLE 27 FRANCE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (KT) 50
TABLE 28 ITALY POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 53
TABLE 29 ITALY POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (KT) 53
TABLE 30 SPAIN POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 56
TABLE 31 SPAIN POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (KT) 56
TABLE 32 U.K. POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 59
TABLE 33 U.K. POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (KT) 59
TABLE 34 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS, 2014 (%) 61
TABLE 35 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 62
TABLE 36 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET: EXPANSIONS 62
TABLE 37 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE: NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH/DEVELOPMENT 63
TABLE 38 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE: JOINT VENTURES 65
TABLE 39 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE: COLLABORATION 65
TABLE 40 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE: PORTFOLIO EXPANSION 65
TABLE 41 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE: STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP 66
TABLE 42 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE: SUPPLY CONTRACT 67
TABLE 43 BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE: KEY FINANCIALS, 2009 - 2013 (USD MN) 73
TABLE 44 BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE: KEY FINANCIALS, 2012 - 2013 (USD MN) 73
TABLE 45 TRINSEO: KEY OPERATIONS DATA, 2009 - 2013 (USD MN) 78
TABLE 46 TRINSEO: KEY FINANCIALS, 2012 - 2013 (USD MN) 78
TABLE 47 TEIJIN LIMITED: KEY FINANCIALS, 2010- 2014 (USD MN) 82

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET: SEGMENTATION & COVERAGE 11
FIGURE 2 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEM 12
FIGURE 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 13
FIGURE 4 INGREDIENT-BASED APPROACH 14
FIGURE 5 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 15
FIGURE 6 DEMAND-SIDE APPROACH 16
FIGURE 7 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SNAPSHOT 18
FIGURE 8 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: GROWTH ASPECTS 20
FIGURE 9 EUROPEAN POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014 VS 2019 21
FIGURE 10 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014 2019 (USD MN) 25
FIGURE 11 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014 2019 (KT) 26
FIGURE 12 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 27
FIGURE 13 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET IN SHEET/FILM, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 29
FIGURE 14 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN OPTICAL MEDIA, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 31
FIGURE 15 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN OPTICAL MEDIA, BY COUNTRY,2013 - 2019 (USD MN) 33
FIGURE 16 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN CONSUMER GOODS, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 35
FIGURE 17 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN MEDICAL, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 37
FIGURE 18 EUROPE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 39
FIGURE 19 EUROPE POLYCARBINATE MARKET: GROWTH ANALYSIS, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (USD MN) 43
FIGURE 20 EUROPE POLYCARBINATE MARKET: GROWTH ANALYSIS, BY COUNTRY,2013 2019 (KT) 44
FIGURE 21 GERMANY POLYCARBONATE MARKET OVERVIEW, 2014 VS. 2019 (%) 45
FIGURE 22 GERMANY POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 45
FIGURE 23 GERMANY POLYCARBONATE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 47
FIGURE 24 FRANCE POLYCARBONATE MARKET OVERVIEW, 2014 VS 2019 (%) 48
FIGURE 25 FRANCE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 49
FIGURE 26 FRANCE POLYCARBONATE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 50
FIGURE 27 ITALY POLYCARBONATE MARKET OVERVIEW, 2014 VS 2019 (%) 52
FIGURE 28 ITALY POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 52
FIGURE 29 ITALY POLYCARBONATE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 54
FIGURE 30 SPAIN POLYCARBONATE MARKET OVERVIEW, 2014 VS 2019 (%) 55
FIGURE 31 SPAIN POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 55
FIGURE 32 SPAIN POLYCARBONATE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 57
FIGURE 33 U.K. POLYCARBONATE MARKET OVERVIEW, 2014 VS 2019 (%) 58
FIGURE 34 U.K. POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013 2019 (USD MN) 58
FIGURE 35 U.K. POLYCARBONATE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 60
FIGURE 36 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS, 2013 (%) 61
FIGURE 37 SABIC: REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 68
FIGURE 38 COMPANY REVENUES, 2010 - 2013 (USD MN) 69
FIGURE 39 BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE, REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 72
FIGURE 40 COMPANY REVENUES, 2009 - 2013 (USD MN) 73
FIGURE 41 TRINSEO, REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 77
FIGURE 42 COMPANY REVENUES, 2009 - 2013 (USD MN) 78
FIGURE 43 TENJIN LIMITED, REVENUE MIX, 2014 (%) 81
FIGURE 44 COMPANY REVENUES, 2009-2013 (USD MN) 82


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