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Europe Thermoplastics Market - Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020) - Rapid Increase in Downstream Processing Capacity Additions - Research and Markets

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Europe Thermoplastics Market - Segmented by Type, Industry and Geography - Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020)" report to their offering.

Germany currently dominates the European market for thermoplastics, followed by the UK.

Europe ranks second in the global plastics materials production. Two thirds of plastics demand in Europe is concentrated in five countries, namely Germany, Italy, France, U.K., and Spain.

The rapid increase in downstream processing capacity additions, primarily geared towards export markets, will be the main driver of polyethylene demand in the future. The study indicates that innovations in packaging, rising living standards and population, growing demand in end user markets, and emerging economies are anticipated to boost the industry.

The industry is expected to face certain challenges such as regulatory standards to reduce CO2 emissions, fluctuation of crude oil prices, and product commoditization.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Arkema SA
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Bayer MaterialScience
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
  • Daicel Corporation
  • DuPont
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Lanxess AG
  • LG Chem Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Engineering Plastic Corporation
  • Polyplastic Co. Ltd
  • Royal DSM NV
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics
  • Solvay Plastics
  • Teijin Chemicals Limited
  • A. Schulman, Inc.
  • Ineos Abs Corporation
  • Dyneon LLC
  • Rochling Group

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Thermoplastics Market

4. Market Dynamics

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

6. Europe Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

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Source: Business Wire (February 1, 2016 - 9:51 AM EST)

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