• Biodegradable plastics is finding increasing application in food & beverage packaging, pharmaceuticals packaging, personal & home care packaging, among others. Growth is driven by demand from developed nations of the Western Hemisphere with strict environmental policies, consumer awareness and increasing government regulations. To know about the factors that will lead this sector to double digit growth by the end of the decade, as well as emerging trends along with essential drivers, challenges and opportunities, read W Europe, USA to drive biodegradable plastic packaging demand to US$8415 mln by 2019
  • Polyols are important raw materials used in the production of polyurethane, coatings, thermoplastic elastomers, adhesives, sealants, medical devices and artificial leather. Rapid growth in global market for polymeric polyols is driven by increasing demand for polyurethane from sectors such as furniture, construction, automotive, refrigeration, etc. Demand for green & bio polyols made primarily from corn and soyabean, is driven by demand from automotive, packaging and furniture. To know about the largest and the fastest growing market worldwide, factors impacting growth, the key trends driving growth, new developments, demand patterns, etc, read Global market for polymeric, green & bio polyols driven by growing PU demand in automobiles, construction, furniture
  • Automotive & transportation and wood & furniture industries drive demand for PU, in turn driving demand for PU coating in APAC region, along with growing industrial expansions in the. The PU coating market is witnessing an upsurge due to high penetration of water-borne PU coating and 1-K PU coating systems along with various innovations, developments, and expansions in different industries. Read more in Driven by Asia Pacific, Polyurethane coating consumption estimated to grow to 2,644,000 tons by 2018
  • Growing demand for miniature materials for applications in a spectrum of industries including medical, electronics, automotive and telecom is expected to be a key factor driving the overall market for microinjection polymer molding. Growing demand for small sized components mainly from the medical industry is expected to be a key driving factor for the market. North America emerged as the leader in this market followed by Asia Pacific and Europe. To know more about the biggest market and the fastest growing market for microinjection polymer molding, factors impacting growth and hindering market growth, etc, read North America to drive global microinjection polymer molding growth to US$897.3 mln by 2020
  • PEEK has excellent long term chemical resistance, offers thermal and mechanical properties, excellent strength, rigidity and toughness at elevated temperatures, superior electric properties, FDA compliance, and relatively low smoke and gas emissions. Major end user applications of PEEK include automotive, aerospace, medical and insulation among others. This article covers the factors driving PEEK market growth, the regions that dominate global demand, the foremost drivers, regions driving demand, etc. Read more in Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) market estimated to be worth US$831 mln by 2018
  • Aspirations of a display technology that would break through the limitations of weight, size, and ruggedness of glass-based displays has led to development of flexible display. Flexible display is a thin, rollable display used in a variety of applications such as e-paper, digital signage, smartphone, TV, and other consumer products. Flexible OLED display is the advanced type of display. Driving factors for flexible display market are distinctive features of display and growing consumer goods industry. There are certain restraints for this market as well; such as rising competing technologies like OLED, LCD display, and design challenges. To know more about the growth drivers, restraints and opportunities for the flexible display market, the growth regions, developments, etc, read Driven by OLEDs, flexible display market projected to reach US$3.89 billion by 2020