polymer foam market

Polymer foam Market By Type (Polyurethane, Polystyrene, PVC, Phenolic, Polyolefin, Melamine and Others) By End Users (Building & Construction, Packaging, Automotive, Furniture and Bedding and others) and By Geography – Global Driver, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecast to 2023

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The growing usage of polymer foam in construction and building applications is fostering the market growth of polymer foam. The companies are indulged in R&D activities to innovate and develop new products, which can open new paths of applications.

Research Methodology

The polymer foam market has been analyzed by utilizing the optimum combination of secondary sources and in-house methodology along with an irreplaceable blend of primary insights. The real-time assessment of the market is an integral part of our market sizing and forecasting methodology. Our industry experts and panel of primary participants have helped in compiling relevant aspects with realistic parametric estimations for a comprehensive study. The participation share of different categories of primary participants is given below:

Key Market Insights

The increasing awareness across the globe, especially in developed regions along with increasing demand from end-user industries is accelerating the growth of polymer foam. On the other hand, growing economies and increasing per capita income along with technological innovations to bring down the prices are making polymer foam more affordable & efficient. The increased innovation and R&D is helping in the expansion of polymer foam application areas providing additional growth opportunities to the market.

Increasing demand for polymer foam from the automotive, packaging, and building and construction industries is driving the polymer foam market globally. The Asia Pacific is dominating the market of polymer foam during the forecast period, followed by North America and Europe. Polymer foam is used in various applications. The growth of the end-user industries is likely to drive the growth of the polymer foam market during the forecast period. The companies working in the manufacturing of polymer foam are actively participating to increase their product ranges along with improvements in supply networks and thus enhancing their positions in the polymer foam market.

Few of the prominent companies operating in the polymer foam market are BASF, LANXESS, Huntsman, DowDuPont, and SABIC. Some of the major customers are FIAT, UFP Technologies, VINCI, Volkswagen Group, and Sika AG.

Types -

  • Polyurethane

  • Polystyrene

  • PVC

  • Phenolic

  • Polyolefin

  • Melamine

  • Others

End-users -

  • Building and Construction

  • Automotive

  • Packaging

  • Furniture and Bedding

  • Others

Geography -

  • Asia Pacific

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Rest of the World

1                Executive Summary 

1.1            Asia Pacific has the highest dominance in the polymer foam market

1.2            By End user, Building and Construction dominates the market

2                Market Positioning 

2.1            Industry Snapshot

2.1.1        Industry Overview

2.1.2        Key Trends

2.2            Related Markets

3                Market Outlook 

3.1            Introduction

3.2            Value Chain Analysis

3.3            Market Segmentation

4                Market Characteristics 

4.1            PESTLE Analysis

4.2            Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.3            Market Dynamics

4.3.1        Drivers    Growing automotive and packaging industry    Increased demand from Asia Pacific

4.3.2        Restraints    Increasingly stringent regulations by regulatory bodies    Fluctuations in raw material prices

4.3.3        Opportunities    Growing end-use industry manufacturers in Asia Pacific    Large untapped market in developing and underdeveloped countries

4.3.4        DRO – Impact Analysis

4.4            Patent Analysis

5                Polymer Foam, By Type 

5.1            Overview

5.2            Polyurethane Foam

5.3            Polystyrene Foam

5.4            Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Foam

5.5            Phenolic Foam

5.6            Polyolefin Foam

5.7            Melamine Foam

6                Polymer Foam, By End Users 

6.1            Overview

6.2            Building & Construction

6.3            Automotive

6.4            Packaging

6.5            Furniture & Bedding

7                Polymer Foam, By Geography 

7.1            Overview

7.2            Asia Pacific

7.3            North America

7.4            Europe

7.5            Rest of the World

(Market segmentation done by country, by type, by end user)

8                Competitive Landscape 

8.1            Competitive Regional Exposure Analysis

8.2            Market Developments

8.2.1        Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

8.2.2        Expansions

8.2.3        Product launches

9                Vendor Profiles 

9.1            BASF

9.2            Huntsman

9.3            Sabic

9.4            DowDuPont

9.5            Lanxess

9.5.1        Overview

( Includes Overview, Product profile, Business units, Geographic revenue, Recent developments, Business focus, Business strategies)

10             Customers Profile 

10.1          Volkswagen Group

10.2          Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA)

10.3          VINCI

10.4          UFP Technology

10.5          Sika AG

(Includes Overview,Product profile, SWOT Analysis,Business strategies

11             Companies to Watch for 

11.1          BASF

12             Annexure 

12.1          Report Scope

12.2          Market Definition

12.3          Research Methodology

12.3.1      Data Collation & In-house Estimation

12.3.2      Market Triangulation

12.3.3      Forecasting

12.4          Study Declarations

12.5          Report Assumptions

12.6          Stakeholders

12.7      Abbreviations

Research Framework

Infoholic Research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

Involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

Include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.


Polymer foam Market By Type (Polyurethane, Polystyrene, PVC, Phenolic, Polyolefin, Melamine and Others) By End Users (Building & Construction, Packaging, Automotive, Furniture and Bedding and others) and By Geography – Global Driver, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecast to 2023
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