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Global Polyols Market 2015-2019

Press Release   •   Aug 05, 2015 06:57 EDT

About Polyols
Polyols are one of the main ingredients of polyurethane foams. Polyol is an alcohol that contains multiple hydroxyl groups. Polyols are segmented into polyether and polyester polyols. Polyether polyols are manufactured by the propoxylation of a polyhydric alcohol in the presence of a catalyst. Bio-based polyols are expected to boost the global polyols market, as global companies are investing in R&D to produce bio-based polyols on a commercial scale. Polyols are used in coatings, adhesives, sealants, artificial leather, and medical devices.

The report's analysts forecast the global polyols market to grow at a CAGR of 8.91% by revenue over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this Report
This report, Global Polyols Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from various industry experts. The report includes a comprehensive discussion on the market, an extensive coverage on various types of production techniques, applications, and demand-supply dynamics in various geographies. The report provides comments on both the existing market landscape and its growth prospects over the forecast period. The report further includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The report further provides data based on the following:
- Product type (polyether polyols and polyester polyols)
- Application (polyurethane rigid foam, polyurethane flexible foam, and CASE)
- Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, and ROW)

Key Vendors
- BASF
- Bayer
- Cargill
- Chemtura
- Dow
- Emery Oleochemicals
- Huntsman
- Itoh Oil Chemicals
- Lonza Group
- Mitsui Chemicals
- Royal Dutch Shell
- Stepan

Other Prominent Vendors
- Expanded Polymer Systems
- Manali Petrochemicals
- Perstorp
- Tosoh

Market Driver
- Growing Demand for Novel Packaging Materials
- For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market Challenge
- Fluctuating Prices of Raw Materials
- For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market Trend
- Growing Demand for Bio-based and Green Polyols
- For a full, detailed list, view our report

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?

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