Orthophthalic Resins Market

Orthophthalic Resins Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Opportunity Assessment; 2017 - 2027

Market Overview

Orthophthalic resin is a type of unsaturated polyester resin manufactured by polyester and styrene in presence of various catalysts and additives. Styrene is primarily employed to reduce viscosity and improve handling of these resins. Orthophthalic resin is used in several application segments including molding material marine, building & construction, energy, automotives, electronics amongst several others. Molding material is the largest application segment for orthophthalic resin in terms of market share.

Orthophthalic resins are primarily employed as fiberglass reinforcement plastics. Hence, the demand for these resins is profoundly dependent on the growth of construction segment. Growing construction has been a major factor driving demand for orthophthalic resins. The health hazards associated with resins such as orthophthalic resins have been amongst the major factors restraining market growth. Increasing threat of substitution from isophthalic polyester resin is also expected to hamper market growth primarily in the marine application segment. Growing application of orthophthalic resin in radioactive waste treatment processes is expected to offer huge growth opportunity for the market.

Asia Pacific dominates the global demand for orthophthalic resins in terms of consumption and the trend is expected to continue during the forecast period. Asia Pacific is also expected to be the fastest growing region for the next six years. Increasing demand from developing economies of India and China is expected to drive growth in the region. Although, North America is the second largest geographic segment in terms of consumption, the region is expected to grow at a sluggish rate during the forecast period primarily owing to market saturation in various end user segments. South America is expected to be the fastest growing region in the RoW segment.

Major players in the orthophthalic resin market Royal DSM, Ashland Inc., Reichhold Inc., Scott Bader, CCP Composites, The Dow Chemical Company and BASF SE. among others.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, application, and industry.

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  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico. Brazil)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, S. Africa, Northern Africa)

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Orthophthalic Resins Market

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  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance

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