Expanded Polystyrene Market By Product (White, Grey, Black), By Application (Construction, Automotive, Packaging) and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, MEA), - Global Forecasts 2016 to 2026

Date: Dec 2020 Report Id: 16 Category: Insulation and Foam Report Format: pdf-img excel-img ppt-img word-img

Expanded Polystyrene Market Report Overview:

The Expanded Polystyrene market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% to reach USD 17.7 billion by 2026 from 12.4 billion in 2019. Increasing consumption and demand from end-user industries such as construction has significantly contributed to the growth of this market. Growth of the construction industry in the residential and commercial sector, primarily in the Asia Pacific, in order to meet the demand for housing from the rapidly growing population and has also led to a demand for Expanded and improved thermal insulation. Apart from the construction industry the expanded Polystyrene also finds applications in the automotive, furnishing, packaging industries.

Expanded Polystyrene Market Overview

The research report analyses the ecosystem of Expanded Polystyrene and categorizes the Expanded Polystyrene Market to forecast the revenues and analyse the trends in each of the following below-mentioned market segments.

By Type

  • White
  • Grey
  • Black

By Application

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Packaging
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Norway
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
    • Rest Of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Rest Of Asia Pacific
  • South America
  • ROW

The unique insights provided by this report also includes the following:

  1. In-depth value chain analysis
  2. Opportunity mapping
  3. Sector snapshot
  4. Technology landscape
  5. Regulatory scenario
  6. Patent trends
  7. Market trends
  8. Covid-19 impact analysis
  9. Raw material supply analysis
  10. Pricing trends
  11. Sustainability trends and environmental concerns
  12. Critical Success Factors
  13. Competitive Landscape
  14. Customer preferences

In terms of product type, the white Expanded Polystyrene segment is estimated to be the largest segment during the forecast period

In terms of product type, the global Expanded Polystyrene market can be segmented into white, Black, and grey types. The white Expanded Polystyrene segment of the Expanded Polystyrene market is projected to be the largest market. The growing application of white Expanded Polystyrene in construction and packaging has led to a growing market. White EPS also finds applications in food packaging, furniture, sports helmets, and automobiles. The growth of the foodservice and restaurant industry and the demand for improved food packaging is driving the demand for white expanded polystyrene in the food packaging sector.

By Application, the construction application is expected to be the largest segment

The construction application segment dominated the expanded polystyrene market in terms of revenue in 2019. It is also the fastest-growing segment in terms of CAGR. The expanded polystyrene is increasingly being used in construction applications on account of its beneficial properties which include excellent thermal insulation, lightness, chemical inertness, and bacterial and pest resistance. It also assists in improving the design and structural integrity of buildings. It improves energy efficiency and is thus preferred in green buildings.

The Asia Pacific is expected to be the largest segment in the forecast period

The Asia Pacific accounted for the largest share of the Expanded Polystyrene market. While Europe is expected to be the second-largest market. The North America region is also projected to witness a higher product demand in the coming years on account of increasing consumption in end-user industries. The demand in the Asia Pacific region is primarily driven on account of demand from end-user industries such as construction, packaging, and automotive. The construction industry in the Asia Pacific region is growing on account of rising urbanization, rising disposable income, and government initiatives, and residential and commercial construction projects. Key Expanded Polystyrene markets in Asia- Pacific include China, Japan, India, South Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia.

In-depth Analysis of Market Dynamics (Drivers, Restraints Opportunities and Challenges):

Expanded Polystyrene Market Drivers:

  • The growing market for green buildings and energy-efficient structures
  • Growing demand from the food packaging market

Expanded Polystyrene Market Restraints

  • Availability of competing Substitutes

Expanded Polystyrene Market Opportunities

  • Expanded Polystyrene

Expanded Polystyrene Market Challenges

  • Ban on EPS in select economies

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence Covered in Expanded Polystyrene Market Report are:

  • Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V.
  • Arkema S.A.
  • Flint Hills Resources, LLC
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • LG Corporation
  • NOVA Chemicals Corporation
  • Styrochem
  • Total S.A.
  • Ravago Group
  • Versalis S.P.A
  • Sunpor Kunststoff GmbH
  • Unipol Holland BV
Author Credentials

Priyanka has been writing chemicals & material market research reports for the last 12 years. A post-graduate, her specialization is in the chemicals sector. Preparing end-to-end reports covering minute details for market insights, competitive intelligence and trend analysis in the CMFE sector.

    1. Product Outline
    2. What is Expanded Polystyrene
    3. Different types of Expanded Polystyrene
    4. Sector Snapshot: Insulation
    5. Expanded Polystyrene comparison with other insulation materials
    6. Expanded Polystyrene and its advantages
    7. Analysis of Expanded Polystyrene Ecosystem / Value Chain
    8. Supply Chain Analysis
    9. Covid -19 Impact
    10. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
      4. Threats
    11. Technology Overview
    12. Patent Analysis
  2. Technology and Regulatory Landscape for Expanded Polystyrene
    1. Regulations and Standards
  3. Raw Material Analysis
    1. Major sources of raw material for Expanded Polystyrene production
  4. Expanded Polystyrene Pricing Analysis
    1. Prices of Expanded Polystyrene
  5. Expanded Polystyrene Application Analysis
    1. Construction
    2. Automotive
    3. Packaging Transportation
  6. Expanded Polystyrene by Type of Product
    1. White
    2. Grey
    3. Black
  7. Regional Analysis
    1. North America
      1. US
      2. Canada
      3. Mexico
    2. Europe
      1. Germany
      2. UK
      3. France
      4. Norway
      5. Italy
      6. Spain
      7. Netherlands
      8. Rest Of Europe
    3. Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. Australia
      5. New Zealand
      6. Rest Of Asia Pacific
    4. Middle East and Africa
    5. South America
  8. Key Strategic Insights
    1. New Raw Material Sources
    2. New Applications
    3. Emerging Technologies
    4. Opportunity mapping
    5. Critical Success Factors
    6. Environmental Impact and sustainability issues
    7. Consumer preferences
  9. Key Market Trends / Recent Developments
  10. Competitive Scenario
    1. Competitive Strategies of Key Players
      1. Mergers and Acquisitions
      2. Investments
      3. Joint Ventures
      4. New Product launches
    2. Strength of product portfolio
    3. Ranking of Key Players
    4. Presence of players by Geographies
    1. Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V.
    2. Arkema S.A.
    3. BASF SE
    4. Flint Hills Resources, LLC
    5. Kaneka Corporation
    6. LG Corporation
    7. NOVA Chemicals Corporation
    8. SABIC
    9. Styrochem
    10. Total S.A.
    11. Ravago Group
    12. Versalis S.P.A
    13. Sunpor Kunststoff GmbH
    14. Unipol Holland BV

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