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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study.....I-3
Molded High Density Polyethylene (HDPE).....I-3
  
   Molded Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE).....I-4
Molded Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE).....I-4
Molded Polypropylene (PP).....I-4
Molded Polystyrene (PS).....I-4
  
   Molded Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC).....I-5  
   A Quick Primer.....II-1
Current Market Scenario.....II-1
Molded Plastic Consumption Slips Amid a Cooling World Economy.....II-1
1$100
   Outlook.....II-21$100
   Market Trends & Issues.....II-3
China Edges Past US as the Largest Consumer of Polyethylene.....II-3
Demand for PVC Comes Under the Yoke, Growth Takes a Dizzy Dip.....II-3
Prices of Plastic Resins to Strengthen, Post Recession.....II-3
1$100
   Middle East: The New Haven for Molded Plastics.....II-4
Asian Producers Targeting Export Market.....II-4
1$100
   Western Players to Focus on Specialty Polymers.....II-5
Deregulation and Reduction of Trade Barriers.....II-5
Packaging: The Largest End-Use Sector for Molded Plastics.....II-5
Medical Plastics: A Promising Application Sector.....II-5
1$100
   Market for Injection Molded Wood-Plastic Composites.....II-6
Compression Molded Plastics Make Inroads.....II-6
1$100
   Injection Molding: The Leading Plastic Processing Technique.....II-7
Demand Growing for Injection Molded Polypropylene and Nylon.....II-7
Blow Molding: Increasing Applications.....II-7
1$100
   New Blow-Molded Plastics Effectively Blocks Moisture in Pharmaceutical
  Packaging.....II-8
FTA and Other Similar Multilateral Agreements to Fuel Demand for Plastic Auto
  Parts.....II-8
Injection Molded Polystyrene Loses Out to Other Competing Resins.....II-8
Rise in Feedstock Prices Lowers the Profitability of Polyethylene (PE)
  Producers.....II-8
Beverage Market: Driving Force for Blow Molded Bottles.....II-8
1$100
   Blow Molding.....II-9
Injection Molding.....II-9
Injection Blow Molding: A Two-Stage Process.....II-9
1$100
   Extrusion.....II-10
Extrusion Blow Molding.....II-10
1$100
   HDPE: Widely Used in the Packaging Industry.....II-11
Three-Dimensional Process: Pioneering Technology.....II-11
Requisites of Plastic Design & Processing Applications: A Critical Review.....II-11
Rapid-Prototyping Techniques.....II-11
1$100
   Rapidtooling Technique.....II-121$100
   Polyethylene.....II-13
High Density Polyethylene.....II-13
1$100
   Table 1: Global HDPE Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-14
Low Density Polyethylene.....II-14
1$350
   Table 2: Global Top 5 Producers of LDPE by Capacity (2007 and 2008): Breakdown of Production Capacities for Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil Chemical, Sinopec, SABIC and LyondellBasell (Production Capacities in '000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-151$350
   Table 3: Global LDPE Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
tLinear Low Density Polyethylene.....II-16
1$350
   Table 4: Global Top 5 producers of LLDPE by Capacity (2007 & 2008): Breakdown of Production Capacities for Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil Chemical, SABIC, Sinopec and Nova (Production Capacities in '000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17

Table 5: Global LLDPE Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
Polypropylene.....II-17
1$350
   Table 6: Global Polypropylene Market (2009): Breakdown of Production Capacity (in Million Metric Tonne Per Annum (MMTPA)) of Leading Players - Access Industries, SINOPEC, Total S.A, RIL, SABIC, Formosa Group, Exxon Mobil, CNPC, and Ineos (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-181$350
   Table 7: Global PP Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19
Increasing Application in Injection Molding.....II-19
Relevance of Molded Polypropylene Foam in Advanced Computer Packaging.....II-19
1$350
   Polystyrene.....II-20
Table 8: Global Polystyrene Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Segment – Packaging, Construction, Consumer Goods, Electric/Electronic and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20
Leading Processing Techniques: Injection and Blow Molding.....II-20
1$350
   Polyvinyl Chloride.....II-21
Table 9: World Per Capita Consumption of PVC (2007): Breakdown by Select Country/Region (In kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)).....II-21
1$350
   Table 10: Leading PVC Producers Worldwide in Terms of Capacity: 2007 (In '000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-22
Categories of PVC: Suspension and Dispersion Resins.....II-22
Suspension Resins.....II-22
Leading Processing Technique: Extrusion.....II-22
Dispersion Resins: A Minor Market.....II-22
1$350
   PVC Applications.....II-23
Table 11: Global PVC Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23
1$350
   Automotive.....II-24
Major Industry Constituents.....II-24
Polypropylene: Witnesses Extensive Usage.....II-24
Materials Used in the Automotive Industry and Key Issues Affecting Them.....II-24
Polypropylene.....II-24
Applications.....II-24
Key Issues Affecting Polypropylene.....II-24
1$100
   High Density Polyethylene.....II-25
Applications.....II-25
Key Issues Affecting HDPE.....II-25
Polyvinyl Chloride.....II-25
Applications.....II-25
Key Issues Affecting PVC.....II-25
Construction.....II-25
Major Industry Constituents.....II-25
PVC: Experiencing Increased Usage.....II-25
Extensive Usage of Polystyrene and Polyethylene.....II-25
1$100
   Plastics: Playing a Prominent Role in Substituting Wood.....II-26
Electronics.....II-26
Major Industry Constituents.....II-26
Medical .....II-26
Major Industry Constituents.....II-26
1$100
   Commonly Used Medical Plastics and its Primary Features and Applications:.....II-27
Polyethylene.....II-27
Primary Features.....II-27
Typical Applications.....II-27
Polypropylene.....II-27
Primary Features.....II-27
Typical Applications.....II-27
General Purpose Polystyrene.....II-27
Primary Features.....II-27
Typical Applications.....II-27
High-Impact Polystyrene.....II-27
Primary Features.....II-27
Typical Applications.....II-27
Packaging.....II-27
Major Industry Constituents.....II-27
1$100
   Polyethylene: Widespread Application.....II-28
Polypropylene: Gaining Wider Acceptance.....II-28
PVC: Usage Threatened Due to environmental Concerns.....II-28
Appliances.....II-28
Major Industry Constituents.....II-28
2$125
   New PVC Technology from Solvay.....II-30
Fabric-Free Seating Technology for Molded Seating Applications: Dow Chemicals.....II-30
Milliken Chemical Develops Hyper-Nucleating Agent for Injection Molded
  Polypropylene.....II-30
1$100
   Performance of HPN-68 vis-à-vis Other Nucleating Agents.....II-31
Historic Innovations.....II-31
Efforts Undertaken to Use Wood as a Filler for Plastics.....II-31
Plastic Molding Operations: Manual Operations Replaced By Robotic Devices.....II-31
Computer Flow Simulation: Manufactures Efficient Injection Molded Plastic
  Parts.....II-31
1$100
   Introduction of Intrusion Molding Process.....II-32
Spray Coating Technology: An Edge Over Other Applications.....II-32
Blow Molded Technology: A Major Breakthrough.....II-32
1$100
   Open-Loop Process Control: A Superior Technique.....II-33
Injection Molding Industry: Endeavors to Introduce Innovative Components.....II-33
Plastic Injection Spin Process: Increases The Tensile Strength.....II-33
1$100
   Precision Injection Compression: An Advanced Version.....II-34
Rotomolding: A Pioneering Technology.....II-34
Chemical Blowing Agent Products: On an Increasing Trend.....II-34
Multi-Material Injection Molding: Minimizes The Production Costs.....II-34
1$100
   LyondellBasell to Introduce New PP-Based High- Clarity Co-Polymer for Cosmetics
  Packaging.....II-35
LyondellBasell Introduces New LDPE Resin, Lupolen 1800U.....II-35
Dow Introduces New LLDPE Resin, XZ 89446.00.....II-35
1$100
   LyondellBasell to Introduce New Advanced Lupolen HDPE Resins for Rotomolding.....II-361$100
   RMAX Unveils Expanded Polystyrene, Polypropylene and Molded EPS Packaging.....II-37
INEOS Releases a New Range of Low Density Eltex® MED Polyolefins.....II-37
3D Systems Unveils a New Sintering Material, DuraForm® PP 100 Plastic.....II-37
1$100
   ACH Foam Technologies Introduces DuraThermTM EPS Shipping Containers.....II-38
ExxonMobil Chemical Company Unveils Enable™ mPE Metallocene Polyethylene.....II-38
1$100
   BASF Introduces New Polyamides.....II-39
ContiTech Vibration Control Introduces Plastic Engine Torque Rod.....II-39
BASF Introduces New Ultramid® Seal-Fit.....II-39
BASF New Polystyrene – PS ESCRimo™ for Refrigerators.....II-39
1$100
   Reynolds Group Acquires Pactiv Corporation.....II-40
Ramko Manufacturing Inaugurates New Facility.....II-40
Rexam Extends Operations at Hot Springs Facility.....II-40
Kutterer Mauer Expands Kentucky Closure Facility.....II-40
Greystone Logistics Unveils Resin Division.....II-40
1$100
   Silgan and Kortec Enter into Licensing Agreement.....II-41
Conocophillips Unveils Copylene-Brand Polypropylene Business.....II-41
Monomoy Takes Over Atlantis Plastics.....II-41
PMM Pockets Res-Tech.....II-41
1$100
   Patmian Takes Over Dickten Masch Plastics.....II-42
Pretium Packaging Merges with Novapak.....II-42
A. Schulman Takes Over ICO.....II-42
Comar Acquires Universal Container Corporation.....II-42
1$100
   Stella Plastic Acquires Rosti Technical Plastics.....II-43
Engineered Plastic Components Acquires Innatech Assets through Bankruptcy
  Court.....II-43
1$100
   Maag Pump Merges with Automatik Plastics.....II-44
Irving Place to Acquire Mold-Rite Plastics.....II-44
Graham Packaging Acquisition to Take Over Liquid Container and Subsidiaries.....II-44
A.P. Moller-Maersk Divests Premier Technical Plastics to McCalmont Industries.....II-44
1$100
   Cal-Comp Electronics Signs Agreement with Avaplas.....II-45
Protectus Medical Devices and Moll Industries Enter into Agreement.....II-45
Fortis Plastics Buys Molding Facility in Mexico.....II-45
1$100
   Ball Divests Plastic Pail Plant.....II-46
Citadel Plastics Acquires Fiberfil Engineered Plastics’ Assets.....II-46
Citadel Plastics Acquires Meridian Automotive’s Brazilian Business.....II-46
FPG Mexico Acquires Chihuahua Operations from Fortis Plastics.....II-46
1$100
   Parkway Products Takes Over Majority Interest in Nypro’s Marietta Facility.....II-47
Berry Plastics Acquires Superfos Packaging.....II-47
Sonoco Snaps Injection Molded Plastics Spools and Reels Assets from EconoReel.....II-47
1$100
   Pilgrim Plastics Completes Acquisition of Chatco.....II-48
Pelican Products Takes over Hardigg Industries.....II-48
San Miguel Yamamura Packaging International to Acquire Majority Stake in Cospak
  Group.....II-48
1$100
   A.P. Moller-Maersk to Sell Rosti Technical Plastics Holding Unit to
  Nordstjernan.....II-49
Graham Packaging Acquires Minority Stake in PPI Blowpack.....II-49
Pelican Products Acquires Hardigg Industries.....II-49
Monomoy Capital Acquires Moll Industries’ Moll Ramos.....II-49
1$100
   IPIC to Take Over Nova Chemicals.....II-501$100
   Viking Plastics Partners to Jointly Own and Operate Poly-Cast.....II-51
Citadel Plastics Acquires BMCI.....II-51
Berry Plastics Pockets Captive Plastics.....II-51
1$100
   MedPlast Makes Concurrent Acquisitions of K&W Medical Specialties and ERPG.....II-52
Röchling Takes Over Oertl Kunststofftechnik Group.....II-52
SMC Takes Over Stoesser-Gordon Plastics.....II-52
Protogenic Merges with Spectrum Plastics.....II-52
1$100
   SCG Chemicals Starts SCG Performance Chemicals to Extend HVA Product Trade.....II-53
Viking Completes CP Plastics Acquisition.....II-53
Sapona Plastics to Shut Down Thermoplastic Division of Premier Molded
  Plastics.....II-53
Stella Plastic to Acquire Tielmans Plastindustri.....II-53
1$100
   Total and Samsung Joint Venture to Establish Polypropylene Compounding Plant.....II-54
LyondellBasell Industries Takes Over Solvay Engineered Polymers.....II-54
INEOS Polyolefins Unveils PP and PE Expansion Plans.....II-54
1$100
   INEOS Inks Agreement to Acquire BASF’s Seal Sands Site.....II-55
INEOS Technologies Extends Licensing Deal with Sibur.....II-55
1$100
   Huntsman to Hike Prices of Polyurethane and MDI Systems Prices.....II-56
ExxonMobil Chemical Inaugurates New High- Performance Polymer Compounds Plant.....II-56
Eastman Chemical Company Announces Expansion Plans at Kingsport Facility.....II-56
1$100
   Eastman Chemical Company to Divest European PET and PTA Business.....II-57
Total Inaugurates New Polypropylene Line in its South Korean Facility.....II-57
Solvay Indupa to Expand Vinyls Facility in Brazil.....II-57
1$100
   Rexam Shuts Down Plastics Production Facilities in the US.....II-58
Rexam Purchases O-I Plastics.....II-58
Saudi Basic Industries Acquires GE Plastics.....II-58
Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Inks Contract with Samsung Engineering and Simon
  Carves.....II-58
1$100
   Solvay and SolVin Enter into Vinyls Joint Venture Agreement with Sibur.....II-59
Pipelife Takes Over Quality Plastics.....II-59
INEOS NOVA Inks Letter of Intent with SEEA Polymers.....II-59
1$100
   INEOS NOVA Begins Expanded Operations.....II-60
NOVA Chemicals Bags Exclusive Styrene Manufacturing Rights from Sterling
  Chemicals.....II-60
Huntsman Sells Polyester Resin Operations to Nuplex Industries.....II-60
1$100
   INEOS Group Signs JV Agreement with LANXESS.....II-61
INEOS ChlorVinyls Divests Emulsion PVC Operations.....II-61
Huntsman Forms Polyurethanes Joint Venture with NMG.....II-61
1$100
   Huntsman Inks Agreement with Basic Chemical Industries.....II-62
Huntsman Signs Definitive Merger Agreement with Hexion Specialty Chemicals.....II-62
Eastman Chemical Sells Eastman Chemical Iberia to La Seda de Barcelona.....II-62
1$100
   Eastman Chemical to Expand Specialty Copolyester Capacity.....II-63
Eastman Chemical Divests Latin American PET Polymers Assets.....II-63
LANXESS Expands PBT Polymer Joint Venture with DuPont.....II-63
DuPont Engineering Polymers Expands Compounding Capacity.....II-63
1$100
   Dow Chemical Inaugurates New Polyurethane Systems Laboratory.....II-64
Dow Chemical Company to Expand Correggio Facility.....II-64
1$100
   Lyondell Chemical Company Completes Merger with Basell AF.....II-65
Dow Chemical Company Teams Up with Chevron Phillips Chemical.....II-65
British Polythene Industries Acquires Recycling Plant from Integrated Polymers and
  Evolution Polymers.....II-65
1$100
   Chevron Phillips Chemical to Restructure K-Resin® Styrene Butadiene Copolymer
  Operations.....II-66
Chevron Phillips Chemical to Construct New Ryton® Polyphenylene Sulfide Plant.....II-66
1$100
   SABIC Acquires Huntsman Petrochemicals.....II-671$100
   ABC Group, Inc. (Canada).....II-68
Ameri-Kart (USA).....II-68
BASF SE (Germany).....II-68
1$100
   British Polythene Industries Plc (UK).....II-69
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LLC (USA).....II-69
Continental Structural Plastics, Inc. (USA).....II-69
Doeflex-Vitapol (UK).....II-69
1$100
   E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (USA).....II-70
Eastman Chemical Company (USA).....II-70
1$100
   Exxon Mobil Corporation (USA).....II-71
Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan).....II-71
Huntsman International, LLC (USA).....II-71
1$100
   INEOS (UK).....II-72
Kaneka Corporation (Japan).....II-72
1$100
   LyondellBasell Industries N.V (The Netherlands).....II-73
Equistar Chemicals, LP (USA).....II-73
NOVA Chemicals Corporation (Canada).....II-73
1$100
   OxyVinyls, LP (USA).....II-74
Pactiv Corporation (USA).....II-74
Reliance Industries Limited (India).....II-74
Rexam Plc (UK).....II-74
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) (Saudi Arabia).....II-74
1$100
   Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan).....II-75
Solvay S.A. (Belgium).....II-75
StyroChem (USA).....II-75
1$100
   The Dow Chemical Company (USA).....II-76
Tosoh Corporation (Japan).....II-76
Total S.A. (France).....II-76
1$100
   Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc. (USA).....II-771$100
   Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-781$350
   Table 13: World Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-791$350
   Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-801$350
   Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded HDPE by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-811$350
   Table 16: World Historic Review for Molded HDPE by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-821$350
   Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Molded HDPE by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-831$350
   Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded LDPE by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-841$350
   Table 19: World Historic Review for Molded LDPE by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-851$350
   Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Molded LDPE by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-861$350
   Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded LLDPE by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-871$350
   Table 22: World Historic Review for Molded LLDPE by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-881$350
   Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Molded LLDPE by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-891$350
   Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Polypropylene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-901$350
   Table 25: World Historic Review for Molded Polypropylene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-911$350
   Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Molded Polypropylene by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-921$350
   Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Polystyrene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-931$350
   Table 28: World Historic Review for Molded Polystyrene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-941$350
   Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Molded Polystyrene by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-951$350
   Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded PVC by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-961$350
   Table 31: World Historic Review for Molded PVC by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-971$350
   Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Molded PVC by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-981$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Market Overview.....III-1
Exports Provide Brief Respite to PVC Players.....III-1
Statistical Findings On End-Use Applications by Material Compounds.....III-1
Table 33: Polyethylene Market in North America (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Sectors – Packaging, Consumer & Institutional, Building & Construction, Transportation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1
1$200
   Table 34: US Market for High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2

Table 35: US Market for Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2

Table 36: US Market for Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
1$200
   Table 37: US Market for Polypropylene (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3

Table 38: US Market for PVC (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3
1$200
   Table 39: Injection-Molded Plastics Market in the US (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Plastics Resin Types – Polypropylene, HDPE, Polystyrene, LDPE, ABS/SAN, PVC and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-4
Injection Molding: Leading Processing Application.....III-4
Custom Injection Molders in the US by Process.....III-4
1$200
   Injection-Molded Toy Manufacturers Shift Production Base to Offshore
  Locations.....III-5
New Designs Spark Up the Injection-Molded Toys Market.....III-5
Blow Molding: Wide Variety of Applications.....III-5
Blow Molded Bulk Containers: The High-Growth Market.....III-5
1$75
   Extrusion Blow Molding: A Major Breakthrough.....III-6
Changing Lifestyle Drives Demand for Single-Use Packaging.....III-6
Chlorine Capacity Shutdown to Limit US PVC Production.....III-6
Slow Growth for Blow Molded Industrial Packaging Market.....III-6
1$75
   Packaging Industry Dominates the End-Use Market of Plastic Resins.....III-7
Innovations in Packaging Technology Drives Growth.....III-7
Growth of Molded Plastics in End-Use Markets.....III-7
Electronics.....III-7
Appliances.....III-7
Medical.....III-7
1$75
   Table 40: Molded Plastics Market in the US (2010): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Segments – Packaging, Building & Construction, Consumer & Institutional, Exports, Transportation, Furniture/ Furnishings, Electrical/Electronics, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-8
PVC Market.....III-8
Major Challenges.....III-8
1$200
   Historic Market Share Findings: A Review.....III-9
Table 41: Leading Players in the North American LLDPE Market by Capacity (2004 & 2005): Market Share for Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil Chemical, Nova Chemicals, Equistar Chemicals and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
1$200
   Table 42: Polyethylene Production in North America (2005 & 2006): Market Share of Key Players – Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil Chemical, Equistar Chemicals, Chevron Phillips Chemical, Nova Chemicals, Solvay Polymers and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-101$200
   Table 43: Leading Players in the North American HDPE Market by Capacity (2004 & 2005): Market Share for Exxon Mobil, Chevron Phillips Chemical, Dow Chemical, Lyondell, Formosa Plastics, Nova Chemicals, Solvay, BP, Millennium, Total S.A and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111$200
   Table 44: Leading Players in the North American Polypropylene Market by Capacity (2004 & 2005): Market Share for Basell, BP, Exxon Mobil, Total S.A, Sun Company, Formosa Plastics, Dow Chemical, Chevron Phillips, Huntsman Group, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-121$200
   Table 45: Leading Players in the North American Polystyrene Market (2004 & 2005): Market Share by Capacity for Dow Chemical, Nova Chemicals, Total S.A., BASF, Ineos, Chevron Phillips Chemical, DESC, Dart Container and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-131$200
   Table 46: Leading Players in the North American Expandable Polystyrene Market (2005 & 2006): Market Share for Nova Chemicals, Huntsman, Polioles, Styrochem, Dart Container, BASF and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-141$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-15
Table 47: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
1$200
   Table 48: US Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-161$200
   Table 49: US 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene, and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-171$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-18
Market Overview.....III-18
Plastics Processing Industry.....III-18
Composite Materials.....III-18
Injection Molding.....III-18
1$75
   End-User Profile.....III-191$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-20
Table 50: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene, and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
1$200
   Table 51: Canadian Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-211$200
   Table 52: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-221$200
   Market Analytics.....III-23
Table 53: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-23
1$200
   Table 54: Japanese Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-241$200
   Table 55: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-251$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-26
Market Overview.....III-26
Table 56: Blow Molded Industrial Containers Market in Europe (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by End-Use Sectors – Industrial Bulk Containers, Open Top Drums and Tight-Head Drums (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26
Injection Molding: EU Expansion Accelerates Rationalization.....III-26
1$200
   Market Forces.....III-27
Major End-Users.....III-27
1$75
   Environmental Aspects.....III-281$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-29
Table 57: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-29
1$200
   Table 58: European Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-301$200
   Table 59: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-311$200
   Table 60: European Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-321$200
   Table 61: European 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-331$200
   Table 62: European 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-341$200
   Market Analytics.....III-35
Table 63: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$200
   Table 64: French Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-361$200
   Table 65: French 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-38
Plastics Market.....III-38
B. Market Analytics.....III-38
Table 66: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
1$200
   Table 67: German Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-391$200
   Table 68: German 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-401$200
   Market Analytics.....III-41
Table 69: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41
1$200
   Table 70: Italian Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-421$200
   Table 71: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-431$200
   Market Analytics.....III-44
Table 72: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
1$200
   Table 73: UK Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene, and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-451$200
   Table 74: UK 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-461$200
   Market Analytics.....III-47
Table 75: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
1$200
   Table 76: Spanish Historic Review for Molded Plastic by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-481$200
   Table 77: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-491$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-50
Polystyrene Market.....III-50
B. Market Analytics.....III-50
Table 78: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
1$200
   Table 79: Russian Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 cthrough 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-511$200
   Table 80: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene, and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-521$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-53
Factors Affecting Growth in Eastern Europe.....III-53
B. Market Analytics.....III-53
Table 81: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene, and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-53
1$200
   Table 82: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-541$200
   Table 83: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-551$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-56
Overview of Select Markets.....III-56
China.....III-56
PE Film Market.....III-56
Hollow Plastic Containers Project Huge Market for HDPE Special Material.....III-56
1$75
   A Major Importer of Engineering Plastics.....III-57
India.....III-57
Plastic Processing Industry.....III-57
Korea.....III-57
Electric & Electronic Industry.....III-57
Automotive Industry.....III-57
1$75
   Food Packaging Equipment Market.....III-58
Malaysia.....III-58
Singapore.....III-58
1$75
   End-Users.....III-59
Thailand.....III-59
PVC Market.....III-59
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-60
Table 84: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$200
   Table 85: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-611$200
   Table 86: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-621$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-63
PVC Market in Middle East – An Oasis of Growth During Recession.....III-63
Table 87: Polyethylene Market in the Middle East (2005-2007): Percentage Breakdown of Capacity for Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, Qatar and Rest of Middle East (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-64
Table 88: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-64
1$200
   Table 89: Middle East Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-651$200
   Table 90: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-661$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-67
Overview of Select Markets.....III-67
Brazil.....III-67
End-Users.....III-67
Competitive Analysis.....III-67
Technological Developments.....III-67
1$75
   Chile.....III-68
Mexico.....III-68
Plastic Processing Industry.....III-68
1$75
   End-Users.....III-69
Packaging and Bottling Industry.....III-69
Construction Industry.....III-69
Household Products.....III-69
Electrical Consumer Industry.....III-69
Automotive Parts Industry.....III-69
Other Industries.....III-69
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-70
Table 91: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70
1$200
   Table 92: Latin American Historic Review for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-711$200
   Table 93: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Molded Plastics by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molded HDPE, Molded LDPE, Molded LLDPE, Molded Polypropylene, Molded Polystyrene and Molded PVC Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-721$200
    
 
 


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