DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market - Segmented by Product Type, Application, Stabilizer Type, End-User Industry and Geography - Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering.
The global polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market is projected to reach USD 72.330 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 5.30% during the forecast period. In 2015, the global market was valued at USD 53.060 billion.
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), is the third most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer. It is classified into two prime categories, namely thermoplastic resins and thermosetting resins. PVC, owing to its high tensile strength, ease of processing and blending, and flame resistant properties, is being used in numerous end-user industries such as automotive, electrical & electronics, building & construction, packaging, footwear, and others.
PVC is available in two forms, namely, flexible and rigid. The flexible PVC is used in numerous applications such as electrical cable insulation plumbing, inflatable products, medical devices, and signage. However, the rigid PVC, owing to its nature, is majorly used in profile applications in windows and doors, and construction (in the form of pipes). Additionally, the rigid PVC is also used in the manufacturing of bottles; cards such as membership cards, ID cards, and bank cards, and non-food packaging.
Some of the major companies and vendors in the market include:
- Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Formosa Plastics Corporation
- Westlake Chemical Corporation
- Occidental Petroleum Corporation
- Axiall Corporation
Key Topics Covered:
2. Executive Summary
3. Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market
4. Market Dynamics
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
6. Regional Market Analysis
7. Competitive Landscape
8. Company Profiles
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