Thermoplastic Elastomers Market to Hit USD 39,424.6 Million by 2027; Rising Technological Advancements to Spur Demand, Says Fortune Business Insights™

22 April 2021

Pune, India, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global thermoplastic elastomers market is set to gain traction from the rising demand for bio-based products to increase sustainability and support environmental protection. Fortune Business Insights™ published this information in a new study, titled, “Thermoplastic Elastomer Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (Styrenic Block Copolymers, Thermoplastic Polyurethane, Thermoplastic Vulcanizates, Thermoplastic Polyolefins, Copolyester Elastomers, and Others), By Application (Automotive, Building & Construction, Footwear, Electrical & Electronics, Medical, and Others), and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027.” The study further mentions that the thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) market size was USD 26,856.8 million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 39,424.6 million by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period.

Drivers & Restraints-

Increasing Need to Manufacture Automotive Gaskets to Aid Growth  

People nowadays are demanding for lightweight vehicles worldwide. Hence, the automotive industry is conducting research and development activities to bring innovations. Thermoplastic elastomers are extensively used in automotive gaskets, exterior filler panels, and door & window handles. However, the fluctuating prices of crude oil may hamper the thermoplastic elastomers market growth in the near future.

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Key Segment-

Automotive Segment to Grow Rapidly Backed by High Demand for Lightweight Vehicles

Based on application, the automotive segment dominated in 2019 by generating the largest thermoplastic elastomers market share. This growth is attributable to the rising demand for lightweight vehicles from the rapidly increasing population in numerous countries. TPEs are mainly used to manufacture boots, bonnets, exterior panels, and wipers of vehicles.

How is This Report Developed?

We refer to secondary data sources, such as press releases of end-user facilities, investor presentations, annual reports, and industry journals to gather authentic information of the market. Our unique bottom-up approach helps in generating crucial data about the competitive landscape and recent industry developments, such as new product launches, collaborations, agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, contracts, and acquisitions. We also conduct extensive primary research to collect information about the current market trends.

Regional Insights-

Surging Demand for Luxury Vehicles to Accelerate Growth in Europe

In 2019, Asia Pacific held USD 14,226.7 million in terms of revenue. It was in the leading position because of the high demand for TPEs from the footwear, construction, and automobile industries. Also, improvements in the lifestyles of people are set to augment the economic development in Japan, India, and China. These would surge the middle-class population, thereby driving growth.

In North America, high disposable incomes of the masses, coupled with the rising technological advancements in the field of thermoplastic elastomers would propel growth. Europe, on the other hand, is expected to grow considerably backed by the increasing demand for luxury vehicles.

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Competitive Landscape-

Key Players Focus on Expanding Production Capacity to Fulfill Needs amid COVID-19

The market for thermoplastic elastomers contains various prominent manufacturers that are mainly focusing on extending their production capacities to help manufacturers of medical equipment for catering to the high demand amid COVID-19.

Below are the two latest industry developments:

  • August 2020: Lubrizol invested in its thermoplastic polyurethane business worldwide to support the high growth in surface protection applications. It would help the company to broaden its capacity in paint protection film (PPF) and surface protection, thereby delivering additional benefits to PPF supply chains, brand owners, and manufacturers.
  • May 2020: Huntsman started producing thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) elastomers for company manufacturing PPE globally. These are nowadays being extensively used to produce cable jackets, face masks, valves, hospital gowns, and tubes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

List of the Leading Companies Profiled in the Global Thermoplastic Elastomers Market are:

  • Arkema SA (Colombes, France)
  • Covestro AG (Leverkusen, Germany)
  • Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany)
  • Teknor APEX Company (Rhode Island, U.S.)
  • BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany)
  • Huntsman Corporation (Texas, U.S.)
  • Sinopec Group (Beijing, China)
  • Lubrizol Corporation (Ohio, U.S.)
  • Kraton Corporation (Texas, U.S.)
  • Tosoh Corporation (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Other Key Players

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Detailed Table of Content:

  • Introduction
    • Research Scope
    • Market Segmentation
    • Research Methodology
    • Definitions and Assumptions
  • Executive Summary
  • Market Dynamics
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Opportunities
  • Key Insights
    • Key Emerging Trends – For Major Countries
    • Key Developments: Mergers, Acquisition, Partnership, etc.
    • Latest Technological Advancement
    • Insights on Regulatory Scenario
    • Porters Five Forces Analysis
  • Qualitative Insights – Impact of COVID-19 on Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market
    • Supply Chain Challenges
    • Steps taken by Government/Companies to overcome this impact
    • Potential opportunities due to COVID-19 outbreak
  • Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market  Analysis, Insights and Forecast, 2016-2027
    • Key Findings / Summary
    • Market Size Estimates and Forecast
      • By Type (Volume/Value)
        • Styrenic Block Copolymers
        • Thermoplastic Polyurethane
        • Thermoplastic Vulcanizates
        • Thermoplastic Polyolefins
        • Copolyester elastomers
        • Others
      • By Application (Volume/Value)
        • Automotive
        • Building & Construction
        • Footwear
        • Electrical & Electronics
        • Medical
        • Others
      • By Region (Volume/Value)
        • North America
        • Europe
        • Asia Pacific
        • Latin America
        • Middle East & Africa

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