DUBLIN, Nov. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Polymers Market – Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast, 2018-2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.
The global Polymers market, valued at USD 597.34 billion in 2022, is poised for robust growth with a projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.81% through 2028, reaching a valuation of USD 785.80 billion by 2028.
Polymers, versatile materials with extensive applications across diverse industries such as medical, aerospace, packaging, automotive, construction, and electrical appliances, are witnessing substantial expansion. Their exceptional performance, lightweight properties, and cost-effectiveness position them as viable alternatives to traditional metals and minerals. The burgeoning retail sector and the growing demand for packaging materials in the thriving e-commerce industry further underline the significance of the global Polymers market.
Key Market Drivers:
- Growing Demand for Polymers in the Automotive Industry: Polymers have revolutionized vehicle design and manufacturing by offering lightweight components with improved mechanical properties, corrosion resistance, and design flexibility. They contribute to sustainability objectives by reducing vehicle weight, enhancing fuel efficiency, and decreasing carbon emissions. Polymers are pivotal in the development of advanced automotive technologies, safety features, and electric vehicles.
- Growing Demand for Polymers in the Packaging Industry: The packaging sector’s remarkable growth drives the demand for efficient packaging materials. Polymers, with their customizable properties, lightweight construction, and durability, meet the requirements of preserving product freshness, providing tamper-evident seals, and enhancing shelf appeal. Polymers play a crucial role in reducing shipping costs and minimizing environmental impact by striking a balance between lightweight construction and durability.
Key Market Challenges:
- Environmental Impact of Plastics: The non-decomposable nature of plastics and their harmful chemical components have raised environmental concerns, prompting stricter regulations and plastic bans worldwide. Microplastics pose risks to ecosystems and human health. Addressing the environmental impact of plastics remains a significant challenge for the industry.
Key Market Trends:
- Technological Advancements Driving Growth: The industry is experiencing transformative advancements, including high-performance polymers, biopolymers, smart polymers, and nanocomposites. Additive manufacturing with polymer-based 3D printing, integration of nanotechnology, and the emergence of smart polymers are reshaping industries across the globe.
The global Polymers market is poised for dynamic growth, driven by technological innovations, sustainability objectives, and the adaptability of polymers across various industries.
Key Market Players
- The Dow Chemical Company
- LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
- Saudi Basic Industries Corp.
- BASF SE
- INEOS AG
- Eni S.p.A.
- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
- LANXESS AG
- Covestro AG
In this report, the Global Polymers Market has been segmented into the following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
Polymers Market, By Type:
Polymers Market, By Product:
- Polyvinyl Chloride
- Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
Polymers Market, By Application:
- Building & Construction
- Electrical & Electronic
Polymers Market, By Region:
- Asia Pacific
- North America
- Middle East & Africa
- South America
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