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Europe Engineering Plastics Market by Product Types (Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polycarbonate, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Polyimides, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Polyether Ether Ketone, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyphenylene Oxide, Polyphenylene Sulfide, Styrene Copolymers, Polyacetal/Polyoxymethylene, and Fluoropolymers), Applications (Consumer Goods, Electrical & Electronics, Medical, Automotive & Transportation, Packaging, Building & Construction, and Industrial & Machinery), and Geography (The UK, Germany, Italy, France, The Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Nordic Countries, and Rest of Europe) - Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast 2021 – 2028

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The Europe engineering plastics market size is projected to expand at a significant CAGR during the forecast period, 2021–2028. The growth of the market is attributed to the growing trend of green vehicles and rising awareness about the reduction of vehicular emissions.

Europe Engineering Plastics Market summary

Engineering plastics are highly versatile plastics and possesses superior physical, mechanical, and electrical properties. The engineering plastic materials have high stability, heat resistance, superior chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, and weather-ability. The products that are manufactured using engineering plastic are the prominent growing segments of the plastic industry.

Metals and glasses are commercially replaced by lighter materials due to the continuous industrial investments and technological advancements. Polyamides are widely used to replace metallic automotive gear shift module due to high-strength and light in weight. The replacement of metals with alternatives made from engineering plastic helps in weight reduction, integration of parts, design freedom, and decreases the manufacturing costs in automotive & transportation industry.

The government policies and concerns regarding fuel efficiency standards has encouraged automobile manufacturers to focus on enhancing the fuel economy by replacing the traditional materials with engineering plastics.

The COVID-19 pandemic had a dramatic impact on the dynamics of various industries. The outbreak had negatively affected the growth and expansion of the engineering plastics market. The pandemic situation had led to implementation og the stringent regulations and nationwide lockdowns, which resulted into the consequent disruption in supply-chain, production, transportation, and research & development activities.

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities

  • Rising demand for connected vehicles and increasing awareness about air pollution are the major factor propelling the market expansion during the projected period.
  • Growing trend for lightweight and green vehicles is estimated to contribute to the market expansion during the forecast period.
  • Engineering plastics replacing traditional materials due to its superior physical, chemical, and electrical properties is estimated to positively influence the market growth in the coming years.
  • Stiff competition from other polymers and complex technical processes is expected to hamper the market growth during the forecast period.
  • Rising industrial investments and increasing demand from emerging markets is expected is estimated to create numerous opportunities for the market growth in the coming years.

Scope of the Report

The report on the Europe engineering plastics market includes an assessment of the market, trends, segments, and regional markets. Overview and dynamics have also been included in the report.

 
Attributes Details
Report Title Europe Engineering Plastics Market - Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast
Base Year 2020
Historic Data 2018–2019
Forecast Period 2021–2028
Segmentation Product Types (Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polycarbonate, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Polyimides, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Polyether Ether Ketone, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polyphenylene Oxide, Polyphenylene Sulfide, Styrene Copolymers, Polyacetal/Polyoxymethylene, and Fluoropolymers) and Applications (Consumer Goods, Electrical & Electronics, Medical, Automotive & Transportation, Packaging, Building & Construction, and Industrial & Machinery)
Geographical Scope The UK, Germany, Italy, France, The Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Nordic Countries, and Rest of Europe
Report Coverage Company Share, Market Analysis and Size, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends, and Revenue Forecast
Key Players Covered in the Report DuPont; Solvay; BASF SE; Covestro AG; and SABIC

Europe Engineering Plastics Market Segment Insights

Polyethylene terephthalate segment is expected to grow at a rapid pace

Based on product types, the market is segregated into polyethylene terephthalate, polycarbonate, polybutylene terephthalate, polyimides, polymethyl methacrylate, polyether ether ketone, liquid crystal polymers, polyphenylene oxide, polyphenylene sulfide, styrene copolymers, polyacetal/polyoxymethylene, and fluoropolymers. The polyethylene terephthalate segment is expected to grow at a rapid pace during the forecast period owing to the high productivity from multi-cavity molds, close molding tolerances, and excellent melt flow characteristics. Furthermore, the polyethylene terephthalate is used to replace metals in sensors, switches, motor housings, and other electrical applications on commercial basis due to it exceptional mechanical and electrical properties. It is used to store frozen foods and carbonated drinks & juices owing to its great barrier properties. Therefore, the wide range industrial utilization and increasing demand for beverage packaging is expected to encourage the growth of the market segment. On the other hand, the polyacetal/polyoxymethylene segment is anticipated to hold a significant market share during the forecast period due to the rising demand from automotive & transportation, industrial machinery, consumer goods, and electrical & electronics industry.

 

Europe Engineering Plastics Market type

Automotive & transportation segment is anticipated to register at a substantial CAGR

On the basis of applications, the Europe engineering plastics market is segregated into consumer goods, electrical & electronics, medical, automotive & transportation, packaging, building & construction, and industrial & machinery. The automotive & transportation segment is anticipated to register at a substantial CAGR during the forecast period owing to the growing awareness on reducing vehicle weight and increasing demand for improved fuel efficiency. Furthermore, the rising demand from automotive interior, exterior, and powertrain domain is expected to propel the growth of the market segment in the coming years. However, the building & construction segment is anticipated to hold a significant market share during the forecast period due to the increasing demand for light-weight cladding panels, cables, Pipes & gutters, and insulation materials.

Germany is anticipated to constitute a key market share

In terms of geography, the Europe engineering plastics market is classified as the UK, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Nordic Countries, and Rest of Europe. Germany is anticipated to constitute a key share of the market during the projected period owing to the increasing advancement in automotive, aerospace, and electronic industries. Moreover, the consumption of newer engineering and high-performance plastics for construction purposes is expected to boost the market growth in the country. On the other hand, the market in France is anticipated to exhibit a robust CAGR during the forecast period due to increasing exportation of electrical gadgets, growing industrial investments, and high consumption of engineering plastics.

Europe Engineering Plastics Market region

Segments

Segments Covered in the Report

The Europe engineering plastics market has been segmented on the basis of

Product Types

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate
  • Polyimides
  • Polymethyl Methacrylate
  • Polyether Ether Ketone
  • Liquid Crystal Polymers
  • Polyphenylene Oxide
  • Polyphenylene Sulfide
  • Styrene Copolymers
  • Polyacetal/Polyoxymethylene
  • Fluoropolymers

Applications

  • Consumer Goods
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Medical
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Building & Construction
  • Industrial & Machinery

Geography

  • the UK
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Nordic Countries
  • Rest of Europe

Key Players

  • DuPont
  • Solvay
  • BASF SE
  • Covestro AG
  • SABIC

Competitive Landscape

Key players competing in the Europe engineering plastics market are DuPont; Solvay; BASF SE; Covestro AG; and SABIC. Companies are focusing on growing manufacturing facilities, along with forming strong distribution networks with other industry players in order to expand their market shares.

In November 2021, BASF SE opened research & development facility at engineering plastics innovation center of Ansan, Korea to combine the R&D team and competencies from polyamide business of Solvay and consumer electronics competency center. The initiative aimed for greater efficiency, synergy, and holistic support for the competency center market.

Europe Engineering Plastics Market keyplayers

In November 2021, DuPont announced a series of strategic actions to advance the portfolio for near and long-term value creation to focus on high-margin businesses with complementary technology, market-leading high-growth, and financial characteristics.

In November 2021, Solvay launched an alkylphenol ethoxylates-free and non-ionic reactive water-based emulsifier for solid epoxy resins to meet the sustainable development challenges and regulatory requirements in engineering plastic processes. The cost-effective waterborne emulsifier was developed for its utilization in industrial coatings, paints, and binders. The technology allows for the formulation of high-performance epoxy-based coatings with an appreciably lower level of volatile organic compounds.

1. Executive Summary
2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used
3. Research Methodology
4. engineering plastics Market Overview
  4.1. Introduction
     4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
     4.1.2. Market Definition
  4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
     4.2.1. Industry Outlook
  4.3. engineering plastics Market Dynamics
     4.3.1. Market Drivers
     4.3.2. Market Restraints
     4.3.3. Opportunity
     4.3.4. Market Trends
  4.4. engineering plastics Market - Supply Chain
  4.5. Global engineering plastics Market Forecast
     4.5.1. engineering plastics Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.2. engineering plastics Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.3. engineering plastics Market Absolute $ Opportunity
5. Global engineering plastics Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
  5.1. Market Trends
  5.2. Introduction
     5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
     5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
  5.3. engineering plastics Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
     5.3.1. North America
     5.3.2. Latin America
     5.3.3. Europe
     5.3.4. Asia Pacific
     5.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
  5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
  5.6. Global engineering plastics Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
6. North America engineering plastics Market Analysis and Forecast
  6.1. Introduction
     6.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     6.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
  6.2. North America engineering plastics Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     6.2.1. U.S.
     6.2.2. Canada
  6.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  6.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     6.4.1. By Country
     6.4.2. By Product Type
     6.4.3. By Application
  6.5. North America engineering plastics Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
7. Latin America engineering plastics Market Analysis and Forecast
  7.1. Introduction
     7.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     7.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     7.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
  7.2. Latin America engineering plastics Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      7.2.1. Brazil
      7.2.2. Mexico
      7.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   7.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  7.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     7.4.1. By Country
     7.4.2. By Product Type
     7.4.3. By Application
  7.5. Latin America engineering plastics Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
8. Europe engineering plastics Market Analysis and Forecast
  8.1. Introduction
     8.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     8.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     8.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
  8.2. Europe engineering plastics Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     8.2.1. Germany
     8.2.2. France
     8.2.3. Italy
     8.2.4. U.K.
     8.2.5. Spain
     8.2.6. Russia
     8.2.7. Rest of Europe
  8.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  8.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     8.4.1. By Country
     8.4.2. By Product Type
     8.4.3. By Application
  8.5. Europe engineering plastics Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
9. Asia Pacific engineering plastics Market Analysis and Forecast
  9.1. Introduction
     9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     9.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
  9.2. Asia Pacific engineering plastics Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     9.2.1. China
     9.2.2. Japan
     9.2.3. South Korea
     9.2.4. India
     9.2.5. Australia
     9.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
  9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  9.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     9.4.1. By Country
     9.4.2. By Product Type
     9.4.3. By Application
  9.5. Asia Pacific engineering plastics Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
10. Middle East & Africa engineering plastics Market Analysis and Forecast
  10.1. Introduction
     10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     10.1.3. Middle East & Africa Average Pricing Analysis
  10.2. Middle East & Africa engineering plastics Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     10.2.1. Saudi Arabia
     10.2.2. South Africa
     10.2.3. UAE
     10.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  10.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     10.4.1. By Country
     10.4.2. By Product Type
     10.4.3. By Application
  10.5. Middle East & Africa engineering plastics Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
11. Competition Landscape
  11.1. Global engineering plastics Market: Market Share Analysis
  11.2. engineering plastics Distributors and Customers
  11.3. engineering plastics Market: Competitive Dashboard
  11.4. Company Profiles (Details: Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy)
     11.4.1. DuPont
     11.4.2. Solvay
     11.4.3. BASF SE
     11.4.4. Covestro AG
     11.4.5. SABIC

Segments Covered in the Report

The Europe engineering plastics market has been segmented on the basis of

Product Types

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate
  • Polyimides
  • Polymethyl Methacrylate
  • Polyether Ether Ketone
  • Liquid Crystal Polymers
  • Polyphenylene Oxide
  • Polyphenylene Sulfide
  • Styrene Copolymers
  • Polyacetal/Polyoxymethylene
  • Fluoropolymers

Applications

  • Consumer Goods
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Medical
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Building & Construction
  • Industrial & Machinery

Geography

  • the UK
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Nordic Countries
  • Rest of Europe

Key Players

  • DuPont
  • Solvay
  • BASF SE
  • Covestro AG
  • SABIC

Key players competing in the Europe engineering plastics market are DuPont; Solvay; BASF SE; Covestro AG; and SABIC. Companies are focusing on growing manufacturing facilities, along with forming strong distribution networks with other industry players in order to expand their market shares.

In November 2021, BASF SE opened research & development facility at engineering plastics innovation center of Ansan, Korea to combine the R&D team and competencies from polyamide business of Solvay and consumer electronics competency center. The initiative aimed for greater efficiency, synergy, and holistic support for the competency center market.

Europe Engineering Plastics Market keyplayers

In November 2021, DuPont announced a series of strategic actions to advance the portfolio for near and long-term value creation to focus on high-margin businesses with complementary technology, market-leading high-growth, and financial characteristics.

In November 2021, Solvay launched an alkylphenol ethoxylates-free and non-ionic reactive water-based emulsifier for solid epoxy resins to meet the sustainable development challenges and regulatory requirements in engineering plastic processes. The cost-effective waterborne emulsifier was developed for its utilization in industrial coatings, paints, and binders. The technology allows for the formulation of high-performance epoxy-based coatings with an appreciably lower level of volatile organic compounds.

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