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ポリオール市場レポート:タイプ、用途、産業、地域別、2024~2032年

Polyols Market Report by Type, Application (Flexible Polyurethane Foams, Rigid Polyurethane Foams, CASE, and Others), Industry, and Region 2024-2032

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ポリオール市場レポート:タイプ、用途、産業、地域別、2024~2032年
出版日: 2024年04月08日
発行: IMARC
ページ情報: 英文 137 Pages
納期: 2~3営業日
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概要

世界のポリオール市場規模は2023年に279億米ドルに達しました。IMARC Groupは、2032年には459億米ドルに達し、2024~2032年の成長率(CAGR)は5.5%になると予測しています。同市場は、様々な産業で持続可能な発泡体に対する需要が高まっていること、効果的な包装ソリューションの生産に注目が集まっていること、人間工学的機能を備えた寝具やクッションの生産が増加していることなどが、着実な成長をもたらしています。

ポリオール市場の分析:

市場の成長と規模ポリオールの世界市場は、持続可能なポリウレタンフォームへの世界のシフトを背景に、緩やかな成長を遂げています。

主要市場の促進要因:主要要因:世界的に厳しい排出規制が実施され、ポリオールメーカーが菜種油のような植物由来の原料を採用するようになっています。

技術の進歩:ポリオールベースの製品の効率と耐久性を高めるための継続的な技術革新が、市場の成長を後押ししています。さらに、材料、製造プロセス、デジタル技術の進歩が、ポリオールの生産全体を向上させています。

産業用途:ポリオールは、乗用車や商用車のシート製造など、幅広い車両に使用されています。寝具、クッション、カーペットの製造にも欠かせないです。

主要市場動向:自動車メーカーとポリオールメーカーのパートナーシップは、技術革新を促進し、強化された自動車用シートの現地生産を促進しています。

地理的動向:持続可能なポリオールの急速な普及により、アジア太平洋が市場を独占しています。しかし北米は、ポリオール製造における排出ガスと臭気の削減への関心が高まっており、急成長市場として浮上しています。

競合情勢:主要参入企業は研究開発(R&D)に投資し、世界のプレゼンスを拡大し、ポリオール生産における持続可能性に注力しています。

課題と機会:課題には、継続的な原料の必要性と天然原料の価格変動が含まれます。しかし、冷蔵庫の断熱材用硬質フォームの生産など、ポリオールの用途を拡大する機会があれば、こうした課題を克服できると予測されます。

ポリオール市場の動向:

バイオベースポリオールの需要増加

現在、二酸化炭素排出量と公害の発生を削減するため、バイオベースポリオールの生産に注目が集まっています。バイオベースポリオールは、菜種油などの植物油を原料としています。また、すべてのカルボキシル基を還元する特殊な工程を経て製造され、特に高品質の一次ポリオールを生み出します。多くの場合、再生可能資源技術によって製造されるため、不要な臭いを除去し、優れた性能と高い再生可能成分を提供することで、さまざまな産業の需要に対応することができます。さらに、各国の行政機関は、再生可能資源の採用を促進し、工業プロセスの環境への影響を低減するために、厳しい規制を実施しています。また、バイオベースのポリオールを利用する企業に対し、税額控除、助成金、補助金などのインセンティブを提供しています。これとは別に、持続可能性が高く環境に優しい製品が好まれ、バイオベースポリオールの需要が高まっています。バイオベースポリオールは、石油由来ポリオールに匹敵する、あるいはそれ以上の性能特性を備えています。ポリウレタンフォーム、コーティング、接着剤、エラストマーなど、さまざまな用途に適した幅広い機能性を備え、特定の要件に合わせて調整することができます。

包装業界における利用の増加

環境問題や規制圧力の高まりにより、持続可能なパッケージングソリューションに対する需要が高まっていることが、ポリオール市場の成長に拍車をかけています。ポリオールは、柔軟性、耐久性、耐湿性を備えたポリウレタン・フォームやコーティングの製造に広く利用されています。さらに、ポリオールをベースにしたパッケージングソリューションは、さまざまな生鮮品の保存期間を延ばし、保管や輸送時の保護を強化するのに役立っています。ポリウレタンフォームとコーティングは、効果的なクッション性と衝撃吸収性を発揮し、取り扱いや輸送中の損傷から壊れやすい品物を保護します。さらに、ポリオールをベースとした材料は、温度変化に対する断熱性を提供し、食品や医薬品の鮮度と品質を保ちます。便利で持続可能な包装ソリューションへの需要が高まる中、パッケージング業界では、製品の完全性と安全性を確保しつつ、こうした要件を満たすためにポリオール系材料への注目が高まっています。

高機能ポリウレタンの開発

高機能ポリウレタンは、優れた性能特性を提供するために製造されています。革新的な配合で構成され、各業界の要求に合わせて調整することができます。圧縮と引張の両方で高い耐荷重性を発揮します。高機能ポリウレタンは、重い荷重がかかると形態が変化することがありますが、荷重が取り除かれた後は、圧縮を最小限に抑えてすぐに元の形態に戻ることができます。また、高屈曲用途に使用した場合にも効果的に機能し、効率的な引張特性とともに高い引裂抵抗性を有しています。さらに、製造工程の進歩により、排出量の削減、エネルギー消費量の低減、資源効率の向上を実現したポリウレタンの生産が可能になりました。このような環境に優しい特性により、高機能ポリウレタンは持続可能なソリューションを求める産業や人々にとって魅力的なものとなっています。高機能ポリウレタンは、自己修復、形態記憶、抗菌活性、センシング機能などの機能性を組み込んだものが増えており、医療エレクトロニクスやテキスタイルなど、さまざまなセグメントでの応用の可能性を広げています。

目次

第1章 序文

第2章 調査範囲と調査手法

  • 調査目的
  • 利害関係者
  • データソース
    • 一次情報
    • 二次情報
  • 市場推定
    • ボトムアップアプローチ
    • トップダウンアプローチ
  • 調査手法

第3章 エグゼクティブサマリー

第4章 イントロダクション

  • 概要
  • 主要産業動向

第5章 ポリオールの世界市場

  • 市場概要
  • 市場実績
  • COVID-19の影響
  • 市場内訳:タイプ別
  • 市場内訳:用途別
  • 市場内訳:産業別
  • 市場内訳:地域別
  • 市場予測

第6章 市場内訳:タイプ別

  • ポリエーテルポリオール
  • ポリエステルポリオール

第7章 市場内訳:用途別

  • 軟質ポリウレタンフォーム
  • 硬質ポリウレタンフォーム
  • CASE(コーティング剤、接着剤、シーラント、エラストマー)
  • その他

第8章 市場内訳:産業別

  • カーペットバッキング
  • 包装
  • 家具
  • 自動車
  • 建築・建設
  • エレクトロニクス
  • フットウェア
  • その他

第9章 市場内訳:地域別

  • アジア太平洋
  • 欧州
  • 北米
  • 中東・アフリカ
  • ラテンアメリカ

第10章 SWOT分析

  • 概要
  • 強み
  • 弱み
  • 機会
  • 脅威

第11章 バリューチェーン分析

第12章 ポーターのファイブフォース分析

  • 概要
  • 買い手の交渉力
  • 供給企業の交渉力
  • 競合の程度
  • 新規参入業者の脅威
  • 代替品の脅威

第13章 価格分析

第14章 競合情勢

  • 市場構造
  • 主要企業
  • 主要企業のプロファイル
    • BASF SE
    • Royal Dutch Shell Plc
    • Mitsui Chemicals
    • Covestro AG
    • The Dow Chemical Company
    • Wanhua Chemical Group
    • Huntsman Corporation
    • LANXESS AG
    • Stepan Company
    • Repsol SA
図表

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Global: Polyols Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
  • Figure 2: Global: Polyols Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
  • Figure 3: Global: Polyols Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2023
  • Figure 4: Global: Polyols Market: Breakup by Application (in %), 2023
  • Figure 5: Global: Polyols Market: Breakup by Industry (in %), 2023
  • Figure 6: Global: Polyols Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2023
  • Figure 7: Global: Polyols Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 8: Global: Polyols Industry: SWOT Analysis
  • Figure 9: Global: Polyols Industry: Value Chain Analysis
  • Figure 10: Global: Polyols Industry: Porter's Five Forces Analysis
  • Figure 11: Global: Polyols (Polyether) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 12: Global: Polyols (Polyether) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 13: Global: Polyols (Polyester) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 14: Global: Polyols (Polyester) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 15: Global: Polyols (Flexible Polyurethane Foams) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 16: Global: Polyols (Flexible Polyurethane Foams) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 17: Global: Polyols (Rigid Polyurethane Foams) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 18: Global: Polyols (Rigid Polyurethane Foams) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 19: Global: Polyols (CASE) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 20: Global: Polyols (CASE) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 21: Global: Polyols (Other Applications) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 22: Global: Polyols (Other Applications) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 23: Global: Polyols (Carpet Backing) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 24: Global: Polyols (Carpet Backing) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 25: Global: Polyols (Packaging) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 26: Global: Polyols (Packaging) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 27: Global: Polyols (Furniture) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 28: Global: Polyols (Furniture) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 29: Global: Polyols (Automotive) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 30: Global: Polyols (Automotive) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 31: Global: Polyols (Building & Construction) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 32: Global: Polyols (Building & Construction) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 33: Global: Polyols (Electronics) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 34: Global: Polyols (Electronics) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 35: Global: Polyols (Footwear) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 36: Global: Polyols (Footwear) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 37: Global: Polyols (Other Industries) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 38: Global: Polyols (Other Industries) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 39: Asia Pacific: Polyols Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 40: Asia Pacific: Polyols Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 41: Europe: Polyols Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 42: Europe: Polyols Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 43: North America: Polyols Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 44: North America: Polyols Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 45: Middle East and Africa: Polyols Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 46: Middle East and Africa: Polyols Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Figure 47: Latin America: Polyols Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018 & 2023
  • Figure 48: Latin America: Polyols Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2024-2032

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Global: Polyols Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2023 and 2032
  • Table 2: Global: Polyols Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Table 3: Global: Polyols Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Table 4: Global: Polyols Market Forecast: Breakup by Industry (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Table 5: Global: Polyols Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Billion US$), 2024-2032
  • Table 6: Global: Polyols Market: Competitive Structure
  • Table 7: Global: Polyols Market: Key Players
目次
Product Code: SR112024A1589

The global polyols market size reached US$ 27.9 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 45.9 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% during 2024-2032. The market is experiencing steady growth driven by the escalating demand for sustainable foams in various industries, rising focus on the production of effective packaging solutions, and increasing production of bedding and cushions with ergonomic features.

Polyols Market Analysis:

Market Growth and Size: The global polyols market is experiencing moderate growth, on account of the global shift towards sustainable polyurethane foams.

Major Market Drivers: Key factors include the implementation of stringent emission regulations worldwide, which are encouraging polyol manufacturers to adopt plant-based raw materials like rapeseed oil.

Technological Advancements: Ongoing innovations in technology to enhance the efficiency and durability of polyol-based products are propelling the market growth. Moreover, advancements in materials, manufacturing processes, and digital technologies are improving the overall production of polyols.

Industry Applications: Polyols find applications in a wide range of vehicles, including passenger cars and commercial vehicles for manufacturing seats. They are crucial for creating bedding, cushions, and carpets.

Key Market Trends: Partnerships between automakers and polyol manufacturers are fostering innovation and local production of enhanced car seats.

Geographical Trends: Asia Pacific dominates the market, driven by the rapid adoption of sustainable polyols. However, North America is emerging as a fast-growing market on account of the rising focus on reducing emissions and odor in polyol production.

Competitive Landscape: Key players are investing in research and development (R&D), expanding their global presence, and focusing on sustainability in polyol production.

Challenges and Opportunities: Challenges include the need for continuous raw materials and the fluctuating price of natural raw materials. Nonetheless, opportunities for expanding the applications of polyols, such as the production of rigid foam for insulation in refrigerators, are projected to overcome these challenges.

Polyols Market Trends:

Rising demand for bio-based polyols

At present, there is a focus on the production of bio-based polyols to reduce the carbon footprint and occurrence of pollution. Bio-based polyols are sourced from plant oils, such as rapeseed oil. They are also manufactured by following a special process where a reduction of all carboxyl groups creates primary and particularly high-quality polyols. They are often manufactured by renewable resource technologies, which helps to eliminate unwanted odors and address the demands of various industries by providing excellent performance and high levels of renewable content. Moreover, governing agencies of various countries are implementing stringent regulations to promote the adoption of renewable resources and reduce the environmental impact of industrial processes. They are also providing incentives like tax credits, grants, and subsidies to businesses utilizing bio-based polyols. Apart from this, people prefer highly sustainable and eco-friendly products, thereby driving the demand for bio-based polyols. Bio-based polyols offer comparable or even superior performance characteristics compared to their petroleum-based counterparts. They can be tailored to meet specific requirements, offering a wide range of functionalities suitable for various applications such as polyurethane foams, coatings, adhesives, and elastomers.

Increasing utilization in the packaging industry

The rising demand for sustainable packaging solutions due to the growing environmental concerns and regulatory pressure is impelling the polyols market growth. Polyols are widely utilized for manufacturing polyurethane foams and coatings, which offer flexibility, durability, and moisture resistance. Moreover, polyols-based packaging solutions help extend the shelf life of various perishable goods and provide enhanced protection during storage and transportation. Polyurethane foams and coatings offer effective cushioning and shock absorption properties, protecting fragile items from damage during handling and shipping. Additionally, polyols-based materials can provide insulation against temperature fluctuations, preserving the freshness and quality of food and pharmaceutical products. As the demand for convenient and sustainable packaging solutions is growing, the packaging industry is increasingly turning to polyols-based materials to meet these requirements while ensuring product integrity and safety.

Development of advanced polyurethanes

Advanced polyurethanes are manufactured to offer superior performance properties. They comprise innovative formulations and can be tailored according to the requirements of industries. They have a high load capacity in both compression and tension. Advanced polyurethanes may undergo a change in shape under a heavy weight but can immediately return to their original shape after the load is removed with minimum compression set in the material. They can also function effectively when used in high-flex applications and possess high tear resistance along with efficient tensile properties. Additionally, advancements in manufacturing processes enable the production of polyurethanes with reduced emissions, lower energy consumption, and improved resource efficiency. These eco-friendly attributes make advanced polyurethanes attractive to industries and people seeking sustainable solutions. Advanced polyurethanes are increasingly getting incorporated with functionalities, such as self-healing, shape memory, antimicrobial activity, and sensing capabilities, to expand their application potential using diverse fields, including healthcare electronics and textiles.

Polyols Industry Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the market, along with forecasts at the global and regional levels for 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on type, application, and industry.

Breakup by Type:

Polyether Polyols

Polyester Polyols

Polyether polyols account for the majority of the market share

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the type. This includes polyether polyols and polyester polyols. According to the report, polyether polyols represented the largest segment.

Polyether polyols hold the biggest polyols market share. They are a kind of synthetic oil and are made from ethylene oxide, epoxy propane, epoxy butane, and various other raw materials. They are manufactured by the process of open ring homopolymerisation or copolymerization under the function of a catalyst. They are widely used for the preparation of synthetic detergents with low foaming features. They also have low toxicity and are often employed as drug excipients and emulsifiers, which are often used in oral and nasal sprays and shampoos. They can be used as demulsifiers for crude oil to prevent the formation of hard scales in oil pipelines. Moreover, polyether polyols are utilized as a papermaking additive and bleaching agent to improve the quality of various coated papers.

Polyester polyols are the derivatives of dicarboxylic acids and polyols. They are primarily synthesized from petroleum but can also be manufactured from various types of plant-based oils. Their viscosity generally increases with their molecular weights, and they can impart various properties, including water resistance, abrasion resistance, and cut resistance.

Breakup by Application:

Flexible Polyurethane Foams

Rigid Polyurethane Foams

CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers)

Others

Flexible polyurethane foams hold the largest share in the industry

A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the application have also been provided in the report. This includes flexible polyurethane foams, rigid polyurethane foams, CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants & elastomers), and others. According to the report, flexible polyurethane foams accounted for the largest market share.

Flexible polyurethane foams represent the largest segment owing to their widespread adoption in the production of mattresses, pillows, furniture cushions, and automotive seating. These foams provide a soft and resilient feel, contouring to the shape of the body to distribute weight evenly and alleviate pressure points. Flexible polyurethane foams also exhibit durability and resilience to withstand repeated compression. This efficiency ensures long-term performance.

Rigid polyurethane foams are used for manufacturing bedding and cushions as they offer superior support, pressure relief, and comfort. They are often customized to manufacture mattresses and cushions according to the requirements of individuals.

Polyols play a vital role in the formulation of coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers (CASE) due to their versatile properties and compatibility with various chemistries. They offer enhanced durability, flexibility, adhesion, weather resistance, and customization options, enabling their use in diverse applications across industries for bonding, sealing, protection, and functional purposes.

Breakup by Industry:

Carpet Backing

Packaging

Furniture

Automotive

Building & Construction

Electronics

Footwear

Others

Packaging represents the leading market segment

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the industry. This includes carpet backing, packaging, furniture, automotive, building & construction, electronics, footwear, and others. According to the report, packaging represented the largest segment.

Packaging represents the biggest market share owing to the rising utilization of polyols for making flexible packaging solutions. Polyols improve the adhesion properties in packaging materials, making them less prone to cracking or breaking during transportation and handling. They are also compatible with various materials like plastic, silicone, paper, and metals. This versatility allows them to be incorporated into different types of packaging solutions. Polyols have hygroscopic properties, meaning they can absorb and retain moisture. This property is valuable in packaging applications where moisture control is crucial, such as pharmaceuticals, food, and electronic components. By keeping products dry, polyols help maintain their quality and shelf life.

Polyols contribute to the formation of durable and stable carpet backing materials. Polyurethane-based carpet backing made from polyols offers excellent resistance to wear, tear, and deformation, ensuring long-term performance and durability of carpets in high-traffic areas. Moreover, carpet backing formulated with polyols enhances the comfort and cushioning properties of carpets, providing a soft and supportive underfoot feel.

Polyols-based foam cushions and padding provide exceptional comfort and support, enhancing the overall user experience of furniture, such as sofas, chairs, mattresses, and pillows. Polyols enable the formulation of foam materials with a wide range of properties, allowing furniture manufacturers to customize cushioning solutions to meet specific requirements and preferences. By adjusting parameters, such as foam density, firmness, and elasticity, manufacturers can tailor furniture comfort levels to suit different users and applications.

The automotive industry relies on polyols for the manufacturing of car seats. Polyol-based foam materials are used in automotive seating applications as they provide comfort and ergonomic support for drivers and passengers. They provide a comfortable and cushioned seat to the driver and enhance the overall driving experience. They also enable automotive designers to create innovative and stylish interior components that enhance the overall aesthetics and appeal of vehicles. Polyurethane foam manufactured from polyols can be contoured and shaped into various forms and configurations, enabling the manufacturing of custom-designed seats, cushions, armrests, and trim panels.

Polyols-based insulation materials and encapsulants play a crucial role in thermal management applications within electronic devices. These materials provide effective thermal insulation, dissipating heat generated by electronic components and preventing overheating, which can degrade performance and reliability. Polyurethane-based encapsulants formulated with polyols offer superior adhesion, chemical resistance, and dielectric properties, ensuring reliable protection and long-term performance in harsh operating conditions.

Breakup by Region:

Asia Pacific

Europe

North America

Middle East and Africa

Latin America

Asia Pacific leads the market, accounting for the largest polyols market share

The market research report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. According to the report, Asia Pacific accounted for the largest market share.

The Asia Pacific polyols market is driven by the increasing adoption of flexible packaging solutions across various industry verticals. The region is witnessing a rise in partnerships and collaborations between automakers and polyol and polyurethane foam manufacturers, fostering innovation and local production of customized and ergonomic car seats. Stringent emissions regulations in China and other countries are encouraging the production of bio-based polyols.

North America maintains a strong presence due to the growing trend of smart polyurethanes. Environmental awareness and government incentives to reduce carbon emissions are propelling the growth of the market.

Europe stands as another key region in the market, owing to the increasing implementation of stricter emissions regulations and preferences for cleaner packaging solutions. Investments in improving the polyol manufacturing procedure are bolstering the market growth.

Latin America exhibits growing potential in the polyols market, fueled by the growing demand for customizable mattresses and cushions among the masses, primarily in countries like Brazil and Mexico. Environmental concerns and the need to reduce urban pollution are driving the adoption of bio-based polyols to manufacture foams.

The Middle East and Africa region is currently experiencing an expansion in this domain attributed to the growing interest in manufacturing polyols from plant oils, which is driving the demand for sustainable polyols.

Leading Key Players in the Polyols Industry:

Key market players are investing in research and development (R&D) efforts to create polyols from various innovative raw materials like soybean and corn starch. They are also focusing on lowering the overall carbon footprint of polyol production. Leading companies are partnering with luxury automotive manufacturers to make customized, ergonomic, and sustainable car seats and armrests. They are also collaborating with bedding manufacturers to make a wide variety of soft mattresses and orthopedic mattresses and cushions which help to reduce joint pains caused by sleeping. Top companies are emphasizing customer-centric innovation, working closely with customers to make polyol solutions that address specific performance requirements and market trends.

The market research report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:

BASF SE

Royal Dutch Shell Plc

Mitsui Chemicals

Covestro AG

The Dow Chemical Company

Wanhua Chemical Group

Huntsman Corporation

LANXESS AG

Stepan Company

Repsol SA

(Please note that this is only a partial list of the key players, and the complete list is provided in the report.)

Latest News:

December 2023: BASF SE announced the launch of Irgastab(R) PUR 71, an innovative and advanced anti-scorch solution that improves the performance of polyols and polyurethane foams.

May 2023: Mitsui Chemicals announced that it has established a 50-50 limited liability partnership (LLP) with Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd. to solve common complications in the production of polypropylene glycol and polymer polyols.

September 2022: Covestro AG announced the introduction of more sustainable polyether polyols, which are manufactured by using bio-circular feedstock.

Key Questions Answered in This Report

  • 1. What was the size of the global polyols market in 2023?
  • 2. What is the expected growth rate of the global polyols market during 2024-2032?
  • 3. What are the key factors driving the global polyols market?
  • 4. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global polyols market?
  • 5. What is the breakup of the global polyols market based on the type?
  • 6. What is the breakup of the global polyols market based on the application?
  • 7. What is the breakup of the global polyols market based on industry?
  • 8. What are the key regions in the global polyols market?
  • 9. Who are the key players/companies in the global polyols market?

Table of Contents

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

  • 2.1 Objectives of the Study
  • 2.2 Stakeholders
  • 2.3 Data Sources
    • 2.3.1 Primary Sources
    • 2.3.2 Secondary Sources
  • 2.4 Market Estimation
    • 2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
    • 2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
  • 2.5 Forecasting Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction

  • 4.1 Overview
  • 4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global Polyols Market

  • 5.1 Market Overview
  • 5.2 Market Performance
  • 5.3 Impact of COVID-19
  • 5.4 Market Breakup by Type
  • 5.5 Market Breakup by Application
  • 5.6 Market Breakup by Industry
  • 5.7 Market Breakup by Region
  • 5.8 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Type

  • 6.1 Polyether Polyols
    • 6.1.1 Market Trends
    • 6.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 6.2 Polyester Polyols
    • 6.2.1 Market Trends
    • 6.2.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by Application

  • 7.1 Flexible Polyurethane Foams
    • 7.1.1 Market Trends
    • 7.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.2 Rigid Polyurethane Foams
    • 7.2.1 Market Trends
    • 7.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.3 CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers)
    • 7.3.1 Market Trends
    • 7.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 7.4 Others
    • 7.4.1 Market Trends
    • 7.4.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by Industry

  • 8.1 Carpet Backing
    • 8.1.1 Market Trends
    • 8.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.2 Packaging
    • 8.2.1 Market Trends
    • 8.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.3 Furniture
    • 8.3.1 Market Trends
    • 8.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.4 Automotive
    • 8.4.1 Market Trends
    • 8.4.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.5 Building & Construction
    • 8.5.1 Market Trends
    • 8.5.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.6 Electronics
    • 8.6.1 Market Trends
    • 8.6.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.7 Footwear
    • 8.7.1 Market Trends
    • 8.7.2 Market Forecast
  • 8.8 Others
    • 8.8.1 Market Trends
    • 8.8.2 Market Forecast

9 Market Breakup by Region

  • 9.1 Asia Pacific
    • 9.1.1 Market Trends
    • 9.1.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.2 Europe
    • 9.2.1 Market Trends
    • 9.2.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.3 North America
    • 9.3.1 Market Trends
    • 9.3.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.4 Middle East and Africa
    • 9.4.1 Market Trends
    • 9.4.2 Market Forecast
  • 9.5 Latin America
    • 9.5.1 Market Trends
    • 9.5.2 Market Forecast

10 SWOT Analysis

  • 10.1 Overview
  • 10.2 Strengths
  • 10.3 Weaknesses
  • 10.4 Opportunities
  • 10.5 Threats

11 Value Chain Analysis

12 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

  • 12.1 Overview
  • 12.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
  • 12.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
  • 12.4 Degree of Competition
  • 12.5 Threat of New Entrants
  • 12.6 Threat of Substitutes

13 Price Analysis

14 Competitive Landscape

  • 14.1 Market Structure
  • 14.2 Key Players
  • 14.3 Profiles of Key Players
    • 14.3.1 BASF SE
    • 14.3.2 Royal Dutch Shell Plc
    • 14.3.3 Mitsui Chemicals
    • 14.3.4 Covestro AG
    • 14.3.5 The Dow Chemical Company
    • 14.3.6 Wanhua Chemical Group
    • 14.3.7 Huntsman Corporation
    • 14.3.8 LANXESS AG
    • 14.3.9 Stepan Company
    • 14.3.10 Repsol SA