Freedonia Focus on Silicones: United States, Freedonia

Freedonia Focus on Silicones: United States, Freedonia

  • March 2016 •
  • 30 pages •
  • Report ID: 3831777 •
  • Format: PDF
This report forecasts US silicone demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: fluids, elastomers, resins, gels, and other products. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: industrial, consumer, construction, and medical.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends; key economic indicators; and trends in trade, technology, environmental and regulatory factors, and applications. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 30-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.