Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 - 2022" report to their offering.
Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is a synthetic resin produced from the polymerization of methyl methacrylate. It is a transparent and rigid plastic that is commonly used in shatterproof windows, skylights, illuminated signs, and aircraft canopies. The aim of the report is to analyze the present and estimated trends of the global specialty chemical market, as the demand of the product is expected to rise. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market potential in various industry applications. The study is focused on the opportunity of the emerging economies of the globe, so that companies can strategically make region specific plans and gain competitive edge.
The LCD light guide made from PMMA provides brighter light than the conventional guide panels. Therefore, PMMA is widely used in LCD light guide and the growth of LCD market drives the PMMA market as well. In addition, PMMA's advance applications in electronic and automotive market also increase its usage. Moreover, the manufacturers of PMMA are spending a substantial amount of money in R&D and focusing towards its capacity plans.
Application Market Analysis:
On the basis of application, the market is segmented into automotive, electronics, construction, signs & displays, sanitary ware, lighting fixtures and others. Due to its excellent properties such as transparency, water resistance, light weight and rigidity, PMMA is largely used in sign and display industries for the manufacturing of LCD display panels.
Geography Market Analysis:
Based on geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and LAMEA. Countries in Asia pacific, namely, China and Japan have a huge market for electronics, light fixtures and Signs & displays, which are the major applications segment of PMMA. Therefore, PMMA market generates maximum revenue from these regions.
The major players dominating the global Polymethyl Methacrylate market are Arkema SA, Chi Mei Corporation, Kuraray Co Ltd., Asahi Kasei Corporation, Evonik Industries AG, Makevale Group, Quinn Plastic, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic), LG MMA Corporation, Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd, and Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited. Mitsubishi Rayon and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) signed a joint venture agreement to build MMA and PMMA plants in Saudi Arabia.
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