Polyamide 6 (PA6) – Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018

Date: 2015-05

Global Market Watch:

The Polyamide 6 volume market is expected to reach 4.6 million tons by 2018 primarily supported by the application sector. Globally, Transportation and Textiles and Sporting together account for approximately 44.51% (2015) of the market share are expected to support the Polyamide 6 industry going forward. Geographical analysis for Polyamide 6 shows that the highest Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.4% is anticipated from Asia-Pacific region followed by The Americas with a CAGR of 5.5% during the analysis period 2012-2018.

In terms of value Polyamide 6 market is primarily supported by application sectors: Electrical & Electronics, Household Goods/Industrial Engineering, Textiles and Sporting, Packaging market to witness a value of US$16.5 billion by 2018. Geographical analysis shows the highest Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.5% is foreseen from Asia-Pacific region during the analysis period 2012-2018. The Americas is not way behind with a CAGR of 3.9% followed by Europe at 3.1%. Among the application sector, Textiles and Sporting for nearly 10.5% (2015) of the overall market share; Electrical & Electronics and Household Goods/Industrial Engineering stand at second and third positions respectively.

Report Focus:

The ‘Polyamide 6 (PA6) – Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018’ reviews the latest trends in plastics industry with a perceptive to identify the near-future growth prospects. The plastics industry is a fragmented market with multiple participants, opens up numerous investment opportunities. The major investment focus is packaging business. An in-depth analysis across the geographic regions provides strategic business intelligence for the industry investments. The study offers profitable investment strategies for R&D organizations, plastic manufacturing units, distributors, Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and many more in preferred locations. The report primarily focuses on:
Latest Market Trends
Region-wise Demand Factor
Key Growth Areas
Market Sizes
Key Competitors Edge
Investment Strategies
Estimates are based on online surveys using customized questionnaires by our research team. Besides information from government databases, company websites, press releases & published research reports are also used for estimates.

The report delivers a microscopic view of regional market in terms of volume & value. The major polyamide 6 (PA6) application areas discussed in the report are:


1. By Application
a. Transportation
b. Electrical & Electronics
c. Household Goods/Industrial Engineering
d. Textiles and Sporting
e. Packaging (Food, Medical & Cosmetics) and
f. Other (CONSTRUCTION, Coating and Adhesives)

The report focuses on the current market trends, estimates and forecasts for the period 2012-2018. More than 142 in polyamide market and 38 leading market players that project improved market activities in the near future are profiled. The report consists of 190 data charts describing the market shares, sales forecasts and growth prospects. Moreover, key strategic activities in the market including mergers/acquisitions, collaborations/partnerships, product launches/developments are discussed which gives a deep insight into the growth perspectives of the market.

The region-wise distribution of the market consists of The Americas (USA, Brazil, Canada and Rest of The Americas); Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Russia, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Rest of Europe); Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific); Rest of World (Africa and Middle East).

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