About Polyurethane (PU) Dispersions Market
The demand for polyurethane dispersions is mainly triggered by growing demand from the coatings and adhesive industry. In the coming years, the new regulations that limit the amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) allowed in paints, adhesives, coatings and other such products, is expected to provide potential opportunities for the market to flourish.
This market research report by Transparency Market Research estimates and analyses the global demand for polyurethane dispersions in terms of revenue (USD million) and volume (kilo tons) for the six year period from 2012 to 2018. It offers information on the driving and restraining factors, latest trends influencing the market and opportunities available in the near future for the polyurethane dispersions market. The demand for polyurethane dispersions in 2012 was 267.1 kilo tons and is forecast to reach 369.3 kilo tons by the end of 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.5% between 2012 and 2018.
The demand for polyurethane dispersions is mainly fueled by growing demand from the synthetic leather production industry. This report segments the market based on applications such as textile finishing, synthetic leather production and natural leather finishing. Key product segments analyzed, estimated and forecasted in this report include solvent-based and water-based PUDs for the period from 2011 to 2018.
The PUD market is also analyzed based on regional outlook, segmenting the market into key regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. Each of the these geographic areas are further segmented based on PUD applications, and thorough analysis and forecast of each application in terms of revenue and volume for the period from 2011 to 2018 has been included in the report.
The market research study includes product value chain analysis with detailed description beginning with raw material right up to its end use. The report provides an analysis based on Porter’s five forces to pinpoint the pros and cons of various factors influencing the PUD industry. This helps the various market participants such as potential new entrants, suppliers of raw materials, substitutes, and buyers, in their strategy making process.
Some of the key participants of the PUD market profiled in this report include Alberdingk Boley, Bayer MaterialScience AG, BASF SE., Chemtura Corporation, Dow Chemical Company, Mitsui Chemicals Inc., Cytec Industries Inc., Hauthaway Corporation, and Lubrizol. These companies are profiled in detail covering features such as financial overview, SWOT analysis, business strategies, company overview, product portfolio and recent developments of each company.
Polyurethane Dispersions Market: Product segment analysis
Polyurethane Dispersions Market: Application analysis
Natural leather finishing
Synthetic leather production
Others (adhesives and coatings)
Polyurethane Dispersions Market: Regional analysis
Rest of the World (Middle East, Africa, Latin America)
Table of Content
Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Market segmentation
1.2.1 Global polyurethane dispersions market segmentation, type, end use and geography
1.3 Research scope and assumptions
1.4 Research methodology
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global polyurethane dispersions market, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 3 Market Overview
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Market Drivers
3.3.1 Growth in furniture and interiors industry
188.8.131.52 Global furniture market revenue, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
3.3.2 Global expansion in automotive demand
184.108.40.206 Global demand for automobiles, 2010 & 2011 (Million Units)
3.3.3 High potential from textiles and leather industry
220.127.116.11 Global textiles market revenue, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
18.104.22.168 Global leather goods market revenue, 2010 – 2018 (USD Billion)
3.4.2 Raw material price trends, 2010 – 2018 (USD/kilo)
3.5.1 Environmental regulations
3.6 Raw material analysis
3.6.1 Methylene DiphenylDiisocyanate (MDI) market, 2010-2018: overview
22.214.171.124 Global MDI market revenue, 2010 – 2018 (USD Million)
3.6.2 Toluene diisocyanate (TDI) market, 2010-2018: Overview
126.96.36.199 Global TDI market revenue, 2010 – 2018 (USD Million)
3.6.3 Global Polyol Market, 2010-2018:Overview
188.8.131.52 Global Polyols market revenue, 2010 – 2018 (USD Million)
3.7 Porter’s five forces analysis
3.7.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
3.7.2 Bargaining power of buyers
3.7.3 Threat of substitutes
3.7.4 Threat from new entrants
3.7.5 Degree of competition
3.8 Polyurethane dispersions – Market Attractiveness Analysis
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