Global Automotive Plastics Market is expected to grow at a significant CAGR in the upcoming years as the scope and its applications are increasing across the globe. The factors that propel the growth of the Automotive Plastics Industry include increasing demand, rapid urbanization & industrialization, rise in disposable income and product development & technological innovations. Moreover, growing use of plastics in vehicle design and revival in vehicle production are fuelling the market growth. In addition, rising demand of vehicles from developing economies like India and China contribute to the market growth.
On the other hand, there are also factors that may hamper the growth of the market such as huge capital investment and fluctuating raw material prices. Automotive Plastics Market is classified on the basis of product type, applications, distribution channel and geography. Automotive Plastics Industry is segmented by product type as ABS, HDPE, PET, PMMA, Polycarbonates, Polypropylene, Polyamide, Polyurethanes, Polyvinyl Chloride, and others.
Automotive Plastics Market is classified on applications as chassis, electrical components, interior and exterior furnishings, power trains, under the hood, and others. Automotive Plastics Industry is segmented by distribution channel as online stores, specialty stores and others. The market is classified on the basis of geography as North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Japan and Middle East and Africa.
The North American region consists of the U.S., and Canada. Latin America region consists of Mexico and Brazil. The Western European region consists of Germany, Italy, France, England and Spain. The Eastern European region consists of Poland and Russia. Asia Pacific region consists of China, India, ASEAN, and Australia & New Zealand. The Middle East and African region consists of GCC, South Africa and North Africa. In case of geographical region, Asia Pacific is projected to account a significant share of the Automotive Plastics Industry. The key factors that fuel the growth of this region include ever increasing population, significant rise in vehicle production, growing vehicle demand and rise in disposable income.
Some of the key players that fuel the growth of the Automotive Plastics Market include AkzoNobel N.V, BASF SE, Borealis AG, Covestro, Evonik Industries AG, Johnson Controls, Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Magna International, SABIC, and others. The key players are focusing on inorganic growth to sustain themselves amidst fierce competition. As such, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures are the need of the hour.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Automotive Plastics in these regions, from 2013 to 2025 (forecast), covering
• North America
• Southeast Asia
Global Automotive Plastics market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including
• Dow Chemical
• Bayer Material Science
• Johnson Controls
• Momentive Specialty Chemicals
• Lear Corp.
• Quadrant AG
• Evonik Industries
On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
• Polypropylene (PP)
• Polyurethane (PUR)
• Poly-Vinyl-Chloride (PVC)
On the basis of the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, consumption (sales), market share and growth rate for each application, including
• Automotive Bumpers
• Flexible Foam Seating
• Automobile Instruments Panels
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