Look Towards A New Future

Jan 17, 2012

World Plastic Processing Machinery to 2015

This Freedonia industry study, World Plastics Processing Machinery, is priced at $5900. It presents historical demand data through 2010 plus forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product and primary application for six world regions and 30 countries. The study also details market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles global players such as Engel, Haitian International, Husky Injection Molding Systems, Japan Steel Works, KraussMaffei Technologies, Milacron, and Sumitomo Heavy Industries.

Excluded from the scope of this study are auxiliary equipment (such as blenders, dryers, feeders and winders) and secondary equipment used to improve the appearance or usefulness of the final product (like coating, cutting, machining, polishing and printing machinery), except in situations in which machinery is used in both primary and secondary plastics processing. Plastics processing equipment that forms an integral part of a form/fill/seal packaging machine and molds are also excluded.

Plastic Processing Machinery Industry

Published:January 2012
No. of Pages: 392

The major global plastics processing machinery manufacturers are identified and profiled, and the key competitive variables are discussed. The entire report is framed within the world plastics processing machinery industry’s economic, technological and market environments, and therefore environmental variables affecting siding demand (especially building construction expenditures), an important market for plastics, are emphasized.

World market share data by company presented in the “Industry Structure” section are estimated based on consultation with multiple sources. In addition, tabular details may not always add to totals due to rounding.

Construction, consumer/institutional markets to register strongest gains

The construction market will exhibit the strongest gains through 2015, benefiting from acceleration in global construction spending. The consumer/institutional products market will also post above average gains, reflecting rising standards of living. The packaging market will post respectable gains due to rising manufacturing output and consumer demand for packaged products.

Developing nations to spur global market advances

Gains in developing nations will be the driving force behind advances in the global market for plastics processing equipment. China, for example, will account for more than 40 percent of all additional demand through 2015, with growth stimulated by strong increases in plastic manufacturing as industrialization efforts continue and income levels rise. Other nations in Asia with smaller, less developed economies, such as India, Vietnam and Thailand, will also record healthy market gains. In developed areas of the world, most notably Western Europe, the US and Japan, demand will rebound after a period of decline, although sales advances will not be as strong as those in developing nations.