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Bio-Polyamide, Specialty Polyamide & Precursors Market by Type, Precursor, Material & Application - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Bio-Polyamide, Specialty Polyamide & Precursors Market by Type, Precursor, Material & Application - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering.

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The global polyamide market, along with its end products, witnessed a significant growth in the past few years and this growth is estimated to continue in the coming years. Quality, durability, lightweight nature & excellent energy absorbing property, an upsurge in the demand for durable polyamide, the demand for recyclable polyamide, and the upcoming safety regulations & innovative techniques developed for its use will be the key influencing factors for the global polyamide market with the increased emphasis on its different types and their applications.

Currently, the Asia-Pacific regionis the largest consumer of polyamide. Among all the countries in the region, China and Japan lead the polyamide market, with the largest share in the regional volumetric consumption of polyamide in 2012. The market volume of polyamide is comparatively low in the ROW region, but is estimated to grow with a moderate CAGR from 2014 to 2019.

Almost 36.2% of the total polyamide demand was for the automotive segment in 2012, with packaging application as the fastest growing end-user segment. As an end-user, automotive is the largest segment of polyamide, primarily due to its high penetration in all the regions and the increased demand for lightweight polyamide from auto component manufacturers.

The Asia-Pacific and the European regions are the most active markets in terms of strategic initiatives, owing to their emerging and mature market demands respectively. The automotive end-user industry led this rapid growth in the polyamide market, backed by the global automotive vehicle production which is estimated to reach 81 million units in 2013.

The important polyamide manufacturers include Ascend Performance Materials Inc. (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), Formosa Group (Taiwan), Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), Invista (U.S.), Li Peng Enterprise Co. (China), Radici Group (Italy), Royal DSM N.V. (The Netherlands), Solvay/Rhodia (France), Shenma Industrial Co. Ltd. (China), etc.

This report covers the polyamide market by key regions and important countries in each of these regions. It also provides a detailed segmentation of the polyamide market on the basis of key types, materials, applications, along with its precursor upto 2019. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1 Introduction 
2 Executive Summary 
3 Premium Insights 
4 Market Overview 
5 Polyamide & Its Precursors Capacity Share Analysis
6 Polyamide Market, By Type 
7 Polyamide Market (Pa 6 & Pa 66), By Application
8 Bio-Based Polyamide: Market Player Initiatives 
9 Polyamide Market, By Geography
10 Global Polyamide Precursors Market
11 Competitive Landscape
12 Company Profiles 

Companies Mentioned:

  • Arkema
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Basf Se
  • Domo Group
  • E. I. Dupont De Nemours & Company
  • Evonik Industries Ag
  • Formosa Plastic Group
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Invista S.A.R.L
  • Lanxess Ag
  • Li Peng Enterprise Company Limited
  • Quadrant Engineering Plastics Products Inc.
  • Radici Group
  • Rhodia Sa
  • Royal Dsm N.V.
  • Sabic Innovative Plastics Holding Bv
  • Sk Capital
  • Ube Industries Limited
  • Zig Sheng Industrial Company Limited

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