Global SBC and Its Derivatives Market to grow at a CAGR of 4.99% over the period 2014-2019, Finds New Report

Report forecast the global SBC and its derivatives market to grow at a CAGR of 4.99% over the period 2014-2019.

SBC and its derivatives are thermoplastic elastomers with rubber-like properties. Owing to their unique characteristics, such as biodegradability, low drug absorption, high resilience, toughness, optical clarity, and process stability, along with their ability to be processed as thermoplastic materials while behaving like filled vulcanized elastomers, they are used in large number of applications in industrial and commercial sectors. They are used for bitumen and asphalt modification in paving and roofing applications in the construction industry and to reduce solution viscosity in the elastomeric phase in the production processes in the adhesives, sealants, and coatings industry. Apart from the aforementioned, they also find extensive usage in the manufacturing of footwear and advanced materials.

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global SBC and its derivatives market for the period 2015-2019. The report includes the segmentation of the market based on application.

Global SBC and Its Derivatives Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, APAC, and EMEA; it also covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Regions

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

According to the report, while the demand for SBC and its derivatives from the emerging economies in APAC and South America has increased at a constant rate in recent years, the manufacturers in the market are faced with the growing problem of the nearly saturated condition of the SBC and its derivatives markets in the developed countries in North America and Europe, along with Japan. As a result, the players in the market have started focusing on the development and introduction of new and advanced low-cost SBC-based products, such as bio-based SBCs and low-styrene styrenic copolymers.

Key players in the Global Styrenic Block Copolymer (SBC) and its Derivatives Market: Asahi Kasei Elastomers, BASF SE, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), Dynasol Elastómeros SA, Eni SpA (Versalis), Kraton Performance Polymers Inc., LCY Chemical Corp., LG Chem Ltd., PolyOne Corp., Sinopec and TSRC Corp.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: A. Schulman (Network Polymers), Chi Mei, Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (DENKA), En Chuan, Entec Polymers, ExxonMobil, Firestone Polymers, Huntsman, JSR, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, Kumho Petrochemical, Lubrizol, Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Rosin (Wuping) Chemicals, Sigma Aldrich, Styrolution, Teknor Apex and Zeon

Key Market Driver

  • Increased Application in Healthcare Sector
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Key Market Challenge

  • Volatile Raw Material Prices
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Key Market Trend

  • Increased Use of SIS in Adhesives and Sealants Industry
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Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

Spanning over 135 pages, Global SBC and its Derivatives Market 2015-2019” report covers Executive Summary, List of Abbreviations, Scope of the Report, Market Research Methodology, Introduction, Market Landscape, Global SBC and its Derivatives Market, Market Segmentation by Application, Market Segmentation by Product Type, Geographical Segmentation, Buying Criteria, Market Growth Drivers, Drivers and their Impact, Market Challenges, Impact of Drivers and Challenges, Market Trends, Trends and their Impact, Vendor Landscape, Key Vendor Analysis.

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