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Polypropylene Industry and Polyethylene Market 2018 Global Forecasts

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Global polyethylene industry is forecast to grow at 3.71% CAGR whereas the polypropylene market is set to grow at 8.85% CAGR for the period 2013-2018. Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018 is a 113 pages research report while Global Polyethylene Market 2014-2018 is a 105 business intelligence study available with In terms of type, the global polyethylene market is segmented into three: HDPE, LDPE, and LLDPE. There are three main grades of polypropylene produced: homopolymer, co-polymer, and impact co-polymer.

Polypropylene is the single largest consumed polymer resin in the world. It is one of the most versatile plastics made from polyolefin. It is produced by the polymerization of propylene. There are three main grades of polypropylene produced: homopolymer, co-polymer, and impact co-polymer. Polypropylene possesses intrinsic properties such as high stiffness, good tensile strength, and inertness toward acids, alkalis, and solvents, which makes it suitable for many applications in various industries such as Packaging, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Construction, Electrical, and Electronic.

Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018 research report, available for purchase at, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers North America, Europe, the APAC region, the MEA region, and the South and Central America; it also covers the Global Polypropylene market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Companies discussed in this report include     Borealis, Braskem, ExxonMobil, Formosa, LyondellBasell, PetroChina, Reliance Industries, Saudi Basic Industries, Sinopec, Total, ConocoPhillips, Daquing Petrochemical, Dashanzi Petrochemical, Dow Chemical, Ducor Polypropylene, Flint Hills Resources, HMC Polymer, Honom Petrochemicals, Indian Oil Corp, INEOS Polyolefin, Japan Polypropylene, Lukoil, Moscow Oil Refinery, National Petrochemical Company, Nizhnekamsk-neftekhim, Petkim, Phillips Sumika Polypropylene, Pinnacle Polymers, Polychim, Prime Polymer, Repsol YPF, Samsung Petrochemicals, Slovnaft, Thai Polypropylene and Tianjin Petrochemical.

Polyethylene, also known as polythene, is the most commonly used plastic. It is chemically synthesized from ethylene. Polyethylene is used in various products, such as packaging products, pond liners, pipes, molds, wires, cables, general purpose tubes, drums, carrier bags, and household goods as it can be easily remolded. There are three major types of polyethylene: high-density polyethylene (HDPE), low-density polyethylene (LDPE), and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE). Global Polyethylene Market 2014-2018 report, available for purchase at,  covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Polyethylene market for the period 2014-2018.

Polyethylene market companies discussed in this report include Dow Chemicals, Exxon Mobil Chemical, LyondellBasell, Saudi Basic Industries, Sinopec, BASF, Borealis, Braskem, Chevron Phillips Chemical, DuPont de Nemours, Eastman Chemical, Equistar Chemicals, Formosa Plastics, Global Polymer Industries, Haldia Petrochemicals, Huntsman, INEOS, LG Chem, Lone Star Chemical, Mitusi Chemicals, Nova Chemical, NPC, Pemex Petroquimica, Petkim, Reliance Industries, Repsol, Sasol, Shanghai Secco Petrochemical, Tosoh, Total Petrochemicals and Westlake Polymers.

Key questions answered in these polypropylene industry & polyethylene market research reports include: What will the market size be in 2018 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?

Global polypropylene foams market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 11.36% over the period 2013-2018. Global Polypropylene Foams Market 2014-2018 research report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Polypropylene Foams market for the period 2014-2018. The report provides data on the Global Polypropylene Foams market based on product type, end-user, and geography. Polypropylene foams are engineering plastic materials with unique material properties such as energy absorption, structural strength, thermal insulation, acoustical properties, and chemically inert; these foams are recyclable and lightweight in nature. Polypropylene foams are manufactured by the catalytic polymerization of propylene. The exclusive properties of this material make it an appropriate material for lightweight, energy management, thermal insulation, and cushioning applications across various industries. Some of the major end-users of polypropylene foams include the Automotive, Packaging, and Consumer Products industries.  Companies discussed in this report include BASF, Borealis, JSP, Kaneka, Sekisui Alveo, Armacell, DS Smith, Furukawa Electric, Huntsman, K. K. Nag, Mitsui Chemicals, Moulded Foams, NMC Group, PMPF, Polyfoam Austraila, Pregis, Proseat, Sonoco Products, SSI Schaefer, SSW Pearlfoam, Storopack Group, Synbra, Thai Foam, The Wood Bridge Group and Zotefoams. Order a copy of this report at .

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