Europe Polystyrene Market by Application (Packaging, Construction, Appliances, Electronics), by Country (Germany, Italy, France, U.K., The Netherlands) - Trends and Forecast to 2019

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 74 |  Published By: MicroMarketMonitor | Format: PDF
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The report on the European polystyrene market studies the market and its subsegments in the European region. The segmentation of the market is done on the basis of applications & geography. The market data for these applications is given with respect to volume (thousand tons) and value ($million). The market value of polystyrene was estimated to be $4494.2 million in 2014 and is projected to grow with a CAGR of 4.2% between 2014 and 2019.

The impact of different market drivers and restraints is also illustrated in the report. The key drivers, include ban of antibiotics promoters in silage preservation and animal feed, emerging markets for different applications, availability of cheaper raw materials. The restraints include declining production capacities in Europe due to high priced raw materials and economic slowdown of Europe.

The key companies in this market are BASF SE (Germany), Total Petrochemical (Houston), Styrolution (Germany), and others. These companies are consistently focusing on expanding their production capacity to achieve a competitive advantage and thereby serving the customers more effectively. Investments in expansion of plant capacities, followed by acquisitions, were the most preferred strategies by the top players in 2012 & 2013. Their strategy to capture the market in developing economies includes expansions and agreements.

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

Scope of the report

The report segments the global polyamide market as:
The European polystyrene 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:
• Packaging
• Electronics
• Construction
• Appliances
• Others

On the basis of region:
• Germany
• Italy
• France
• Netherlands
• U.K.

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 POLYSTYRENE MARKET 12
2.2 ARRIVING AT THE POLYSTYRENE MARKET SIZE 13
2.2.1 TOP-DOWN 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 20
4.1 INTRODUCTION 20
4.2 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPARISON WITH STYRENICS MARKET 21
4.3 MARKET DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 22
4.4 KEY MARKET DYNAMICS 23
4.5 DEMAND SIDE ANALYSIS 24
5 POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 26
5.1 INTRODUCTION 27
5.2 POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY 30
5.3 POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY 32
5.4 POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN APPLIANCES, BY COUNTRY 34
5.5 POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN CONSTRUCTION, BY COUNTRY 36
6 POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY COUNTRY 38
6.1 INTRODUCTION 39
6.2 GERMANY POLYSTYRENE MARKET 41
6.2.1 GERMANY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 41
6.3 ITALY POLYSTYRENE MARKET 43
6.3.1 ITALY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 43
6.4 FRANCE POLYSTYRENE MARKET 45
6.4.1 FRANCE POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 45
6.5 U.K. POLYSTYRENE MARKET 47
6.5.1 U.K. POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 47
6.6 THE NETHERLANDS POLYSTYRENE MARKET 49
6.6.1 THE NETHERLANDS POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 49
7 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 51
7.1 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS 51
7.2 COMPANY PRESENCE IN POLYSTYRENE MARKET, IN EUROPE 52
7.3 MERGERS & ACQUISITION IN EUROPE MARKE 52
7.4 INVESTMENTS 53
7.5 JOINT VENTURES 53
8 POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY COMPANY 54
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
8.1 STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH 54
8.2 TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS & REFINING U.S.A. INC 57
8.3 BASF SE 60
8.4 TRINSEO (STYRON LLC) 64
8.5 FORMOSA PLASTIC CORPORATION (USA) 67
*Details on overview, financials, product & services, strategy, and developments might not be captured in case of unlisted company
9 APPENDIX 69
9.1 CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS 69
9.1.1 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS 69
9.1.2 LOW-COST SOURCING LOCATIONS 69
9.1.3 REGULATORY FRAMEWORK 69
9.1.4 POLYSTYRENE USAGE DATA 69
9.1.5 IMPACT ANALYSIS 69
9.1.6 TRADE ANALYSIS 69
9.1.7 HISTORICAL DATA AND TRENDS 70
9.2 RELATED REPORTS 71
9.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 72
9.3.1 RT SNAPSHOTS 73

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 GLOBAL POLYSTYRENE PEER MARKET SIZE, 2014 (USD MN) 14
TABLE 2 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE APPLICATION MARKET, 2014 (USD MN) 16
TABLE 3 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPARISON WITH STYRENICS MARKET,  2013-2019 (USD MN) 22
TABLE 4 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPARISON WITH STYRENICS MARKET, 2013 – 2019 (KT) 22
TABLE 5 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET: DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 22
TABLE 6 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 23
TABLE 7 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 23
TABLE 8 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPARISON WITH APPLICATION MARKETS, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 25
TABLE 9 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 28
TABLE 10 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE : MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 29
TABLE 11 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN PACKAGING , BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 30
TABLE 12 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 31
TABLE 13 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 32
TABLE 14 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 33
TABLE 15 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN APPLIANCES, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 34
TABLE 16 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN APPLIANCES, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 35
TABLE 17 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN CONSTRUCTION, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 36
TABLE 18 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN CONSTRUCTION, BY COUNTRY 2013-2019 (KT) 37
TABLE 19 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 39
TABLE 20 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (KT) 40
TABLE 21 GERMANY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 41
TABLE 22 GERMANY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 42
TABLE 23 ITALY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 43
TABLE 24 ITALY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 44
TABLE 25 FRANCE POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 45
TABLE 26 FRANCE POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 46
TABLE 27 U.K. POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 47
TABLE 28 U.K. POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 48
TABLE 29 THE NETHERLANDS POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 49
TABLE 30 THE NETHERLANDS POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 50
TABLE 31 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS, 2014 (%) 51
TABLE 32 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 52
TABLE 33 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET: NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 52
TABLE 34 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET: EXPANSION 53
TABLE 35 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET: JOINT VENTURES 53
TABLE 36 STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH: KEY FINANCIALS, 2012-2013 (USD MN) 54
TABLE 37 TOTAL : KEY FINANCIALS, 2012-2014 (USD MN) 57
TABLE 38 BASF SE: KEY OPERATIONS DATA, 2009-2013 (USD MN) 60
TABLE 39 BASF SE: KEY FINANCIALS, 2009-2013 (USD MN) 61
TABLE 40 TRINSEO: KEY FINANCIALS, 2009-2013 (USD MN) 64
TABLE 41 FORMOSA PLASTIC GROUP: KEY FINANCIALS, 2009-2013 (USD MN) 67

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET: SEGMENTATION & COVERAGE 11
FIGURE 2 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEM 12
FIGURE 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 13
FIGURE 4 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 14
FIGURE 5 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 15
FIGURE 6 DEMAND SIDE APPROACH 16
FIGURE 7 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET SNAPSHOT, 2014 19
FIGURE 8 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: GROWTH ASPECTS 21
FIGURE 9 COMPARISON WITH STYRENICS MARKET 21
FIGURE 10 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014 VS. 2019 23
FIGURE 11 POLYSTYRENE: APPLICATION MARKET SCENARIO 27
FIGURE 12 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 (USD MN) 28
FIGURE 13 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 (KT) 29
FIGURE 14 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN PACKAGING, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 30
FIGURE 15 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN ELECTRONICS, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 32
FIGURE 16 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN APPLIANCES, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 34
FIGURE 17 EUROPE POLYSTYRENE MARKET IN CONSTRUCTION, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 36
FIGURE 18 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE: GROWTH ANALYSIS, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (USD MN) 39
FIGURE 19 EUROPEAN POLYSTYRENE MARKET: GROWTH ANALYSIS, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (KT) 40
FIGURE 20 GERMANY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 41
FIGURE 21 GERMANY POLYSTYRENE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 42
FIGURE 22 ITALY POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 43
FIGURE 23 ITALY POLYSTYRENE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 44
FIGURE 24 FRANCE POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 45
FIGURE 25 FRANCE POLYSTYRENE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 46
FIGURE 26 U.K. POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 47
FIGURE 27 U.K. POLYSTYRENE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 48
FIGURE 28 THE NETHERLANDS POLYSTYRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 49
FIGURE 29 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: APPLICATION SNAPSHOT 50
FIGURE 30 POLYSTYRENE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS, 2014 (%) 51
FIGURE 31 POLYSTYRENE : COMPANY COVERAGE, BY COUNTRY 52
FIGURE 32 STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH: REVENUE MIX, 2014 (%) 54
FIGURE 33 STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH: REVENUE, 2012-2013 (USD MN) 55
FIGURE 34 TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS & REFINING U.S.A INC.: BUSINESS OVERVIEW 57
FIGURE 35 BASF SE: REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 60
FIGURE 36 TRINSEO: REVENUE MIX, 2013 (%) 64
FIGURE 37 TRINSEO: KEY FINANCIALS, 2009- 2013 65
FIGURE 38 FORMOSA PLASTIC GROUP: BUSINESS OVERVIEW 2013 67
FIGURE 39 FORMOSA PLASTIC GROUP : KEY FINANCIALS, 2009- 2013 68


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