1 INTRODUCTION 20
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 20
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 20
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 21
1.3.1 REGIONS COVERED 21
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 22
1.4 CURRENCY 22
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 22
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 22

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 23
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 23
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 24
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 24
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 24
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 25
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 25
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 26
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 26
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 26
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 27
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 29
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 30
2.5 LIMITATIONS 31

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 32

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 36
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET 36
4.2 POLYMER FOAM MARKET GROWTH, BY RESIN TYPE 36
4.3 APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SHARE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY AND COUNTRY 37
4.4 POLYMER FOAM MARKET: MAJOR COUNTRIES 37
4.5 POLYMER FOAM MARKET: DEVELOPED VS. DEVELOPING COUNTRIES 38

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 40
5.1 INTRODUCTION 40
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 40
5.2.1 DRIVERS 40
5.2.1.1 Growth of major end-use industries of polymer foams 40
5.2.1.2 High demand for polymer foams in APAC 41
5.2.1.3 Energy sustainability and energy conservation 41
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 41
5.2.2.1 Volatility in raw material prices 41
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 42
5.2.3.1 Growing demand for bio-based polyols 42
5.2.3.2 Growing demand for CO2-based polyols 42
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 42
5.2.4.1 High pricing pressure 42
5.2.4.2 Stringent regulations 42
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 43
5.3.1 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 43
5.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 44
5.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 44
5.3.4 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 45
5.3.5 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 45
5.4 MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW AND KEY TRENDS 45
5.4.1 INTRODUCTION 45
5.4.2 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GDP 45
5.4.3 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY 47
5.4.4 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 49
5.5 COVID-19 IMPACT 50
5.6 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 52

6 POLYMER FOAM MARKET, BY FOAM TYPE 53
6.1 INTRODUCTION 53
6.2 FLEXIBLE FOAMS 53
6.3 RIGID FOAMS 54

7 POLYMER FOAM MARKET, BY RESIN TYPE 55
7.1 INTRODUCTION 56
7.2 POLYURETHANE 57
7.2.1 POLYURETHANE FOAMS TO LEAD THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET 57
7.3 POLYSTYRENE 58
7.3.1 EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE FOAM (EPS) 59
7.3.2 EXTRUDED POLYSTYRENE FOAM (XPS) 59
7.4 POLYOLEFIN 60
7.4.1 POLYETHYLENE FOAM (PE) 61
7.4.2 POLYPROPYLENE FOAM (PP) 61
7.4.3 EVA FOAM 61
7.5 PHENOLIC 62
7.5.1 PHENOLIC FOAM USED IN HIGH-END APPLICATIONS 62
7.6 OTHERS 63
7.6.1 PVC FOAM 63
7.6.2 MELAMINE FOAM 64
7.6.3 SILICONE FOAM 64
7.6.4 PVDF FOAM 64
7.6.5 RUBBER 64

8 FOAMS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 66
8.1 INTRODUCTION 67
8.2 BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION 68
8.2.1 BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TO LEAD THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET 68
8.3 PACKAGING 70
8.3.1 POLYMER FOAMS SUCH AS PU, PS, AND PO MOSTLY USED IN PACKAGING 70
8.4 AUTOMOTIVE 71
8.4.1 AUTOMOTIVE IS ONE OF FASTEST-GROWING END USERS OF POLYMER FOAMS 71
8.5 FURNITURE & BEDDING 73
8.5.1 APAC IS LARGEST AND FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR POLYMER FOAM IN FURNITURE & BEDDING 73
8.6 FOOTWEAR, SPORTS & RECREATIONAL 74
8.6.1 POLYMER FOAM USED IN PROTECTIVE GUARDS, LIFE JACKETS, SPORTS, CAMPING, AND TREKKING MATTRESSES 74
8.7 OTHERS 75
8.7.1 AVIATION & AEROSPACE 75
8.7.2 WIND ENERGY 75
8.7.3 MARINE 76
8.7.4 MEDICAL 76
8.7.5 REFRIGERATION 76

9 POLYMER FOAM MARKET, BY REGION 78
9.1 INTRODUCTION 79
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 81
9.2.1 US 84
9.2.1.1 Automotive industry driving the demand for polymer foams 84
9.2.2 CANADA 85
9.2.2.1 State-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and excellent infrastructure to provide growth opportunities 85
9.2.3 MEXICO 86
9.2.3.1 Mexico attracting key market players 86
9.3 EUROPE 87
9.3.1 GERMANY 91
9.3.1.1 Presence of major automobile companies and production facilities to boost the demand 91
9.3.2 FRANCE 92
9.3.2.1 Growing demand for auto parts and packaging materials to drive the market 92
9.3.3 ITALY 93
9.3.3.1 Increasing investments by foreign investors and increased efficiency of workforce to drive the market 93
9.3.4 UK 94
9.3.4.1 Rising consumption of polyolefin foams in automotive industry driving the market 94
9.3.5 SPAIN 95
9.3.5.1 Growth of construction industry to propel the demand for polymer foams 95
9.3.6 RUSSIA 96
9.3.6.1 Government investments for modernizing and expanding infrastructure to boost the demand 96
9.3.7 TURKEY 97
9.3.7.1 Presence of key automotive players to positively influence the polymer foam market 97
9.3.8 REST OF EUROPE 98
9.4 APAC 99
9.4.1 CHINA 103
9.4.1.1 Expanding automotive sector, improved public infrastructure, and construction sectors to boost the demand 103
9.4.2 JAPAN 105
9.4.2.1 Polymer foam market in Japan is mature and estimated to grow at a moderate rate 105
9.4.3 INDIA 106
9.4.3.1 Availability of resources, rapid economic growth, increasing disposable income, and urbanization to influence the market 106
9.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 108
9.4.4.1 Growth in automotive industry to drive the demand for polymer foam 108
9.4.5 MALAYSIA 109
9.4.5.1 Increase in demand for PU foam in renovation activities of the construction sector to drive the market 109
9.4.6 INDONESIA 110
9.4.6.1 High growth in building & construction and automotive industries to drive the polymer foam market 110
9.4.7 THAILAND 111
9.4.7.1 Strong local supply chain, efficient infrastructure, and strong automobile production to drive the demand for polymer foam 111
9.4.8 REST OF APAC 112
9.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 114
9.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 116
9.5.1.1 Increased local car sales to drive the demand for polymer foam 116
9.5.2 SOUTH AFRICA 118
9.5.2.1 Growth of various manufacturing industries to positively influence the growth of the polymer foam market 118
9.5.3 UAE 119
9.5.3.1 Building of new resorts, shopping malls, and other ongoing projects to boost the demand for polymer foam 119
9.5.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 119
9.6 SOUTH AMERICA 121
9.6.1 BRAZIL 123
9.6.1.1 Expansion of production capacity, established distribution channels, and proximity to major South American countries expected to propel the market 123
9.6.2 ARGENTINA 125
9.6.2.1 Growing automobile sector to drive the polymer foam market 125
9.6.3 CHILE 126
9.6.3.1 Government investment in end-use industries to drive the demand for polymer foam market 126
9.6.4 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 127

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 128
10.1 OVERVIEW 128
10.2 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 129
10.2.1 INVESTMENTS & EXPANSIONS 129
10.2.2 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 131
10.2.3 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 132
10.2.4 JOINT VENTURES, AGREEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS 133

11 COMPANY PROFILES 135
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
11.1 ARMACELL INTERNATIONAL S.A. 135
11.2 BASF SE 139
11.3 COVESTRO AG 144
11.4 DOW CHEMICAL 147
11.5 HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL LLC 151
11.6 JSP CORPORATION 153
11.7 RECTICEL NV/SA 156
11.8 ROGERS CORPORATION 160
11.9 SEALED AIR CORPORATION 163
11.10 ZOTEFOAMS PLC 165
11.11 ACH FOAM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 168
11.12 ARKEMA S.A. 169
11.13 BOREALIS AG 170
11.14 COMPAGNIE DE SAINT-GOBAIN S.A. 171
11.15 EUROFOAM GROUP 172
11.16 FOAMPARTNER 173
11.17 FOAMCRAFT, INC. 174
11.18 HANWHA CHEMICAL CORPORATION 175
11.19 KANEKA CORPORATION 176
11.20 LANXESS AG 178
11.21 LOYAL GROUP 179
11.22 MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC. 180
11.23 POLYMER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 181
11.24 SABIC 182
11.25 SEKISUI ALVEO AG 186
11.26 SIMONA AMERICA INC. 188
11.27 SYNTHOS S.A. 189
11.28 TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC. 190
11.29 TOSOH CORPORATION 191
11.30 TRELLEBORG 192
11.31 WANHUA CHEMICAL GROUP CO., LTD. 193
11.32 WOODBRIDGE TECHNICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY 194
11.33 WUXI XINGDA FOAM PLASTICS MATERIALS CO. LTD. 196
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

12 APPENDIX 197
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 197
12.2 KNOWLEDGESTORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 200
12.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 202
12.4 RELATED REPORTS 202
12.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 203

LIST OF TABLES
TABLE 1 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SNAPSHOT (2020 VS. 2025) 33
TABLE 2 GDP PERCENTAGE CHANGE OF KEY COUNTRIES, 2019–2024 46
TABLE 3 AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY PRODUCTION (2018-2019) 48
TABLE 4 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 56
TABLE 5 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 57
TABLE 6 PU FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 7 PU FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 58
TABLE 8 PS FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 60
TABLE 9 PS FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 60
TABLE 10 PO FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (MILLION) 61
TABLE 11 PO FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 61
TABLE 12 PHENOLIC FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 13 PHENOLIC FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 63
TABLE 14 OTHER FOAMS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 15 OTHER FOAMS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 65
TABLE 16 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 17 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 68
TABLE 18 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 19 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 69
TABLE 20 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 21 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 71
TABLE 22 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 23 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 72
TABLE 24 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN FURNITURE & BEDDING, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 25 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN FURNITURE & BEDDING, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 74
TABLE 26 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN FOOTWEAR, SPORTS & RECREATIONAL, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 27 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN FOOTWEAR, SPORTS & RECREATIONAL, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 75
TABLE 28 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN OTHER END-USE INDUSTRIES, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 29 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE IN OTHER END-USE INDUSTRIES, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 76
TABLE 30 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 31 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 80
TABLE 32 NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 33 NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 82
TABLE 34 NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 35 NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 83
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 37 NORTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 83
TABLE 38 US: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 39 US: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 85
TABLE 40 CANADA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 41 CANADA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 86
TABLE 42 MEXICO: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 43 MEXICO: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 87
TABLE 44 EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 45 EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 89
TABLE 46 EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 47 EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 90
TABLE 48 EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 49 EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 91
TABLE 50 GERMANY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 51 GERMANY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 92
TABLE 52 FRANCE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 53 FRANCE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 93
TABLE 54 ITALY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 55 ITALY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 94
TABLE 56 UK: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 57 UK: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 95
TABLE 58 SPAIN: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 59 SPAIN: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 96
TABLE 60 RUSSIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 97
TABLE 61 RUSSIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 97
TABLE 62 TURKEY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 63 TURKEY: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 98
TABLE 64 REST OF EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 65 REST OF EUROPE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 99
TABLE 66 APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 67 APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 101
TABLE 68 APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 102
TABLE 69 APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 102
TABLE 70 APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 102
TABLE 71 APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 103
TABLE 72 CHINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 73 CHINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 104
TABLE 74 JAPAN: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 75 JAPAN: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 106
TABLE 76 INDIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 107
TABLE 77 INDIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 107
TABLE 78 SOUTH KOREA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 108
TABLE 79 SOUTH KOREA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 109
TABLE 80 MALAYSIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 81 MALAYSIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 110
TABLE 82 INDONESIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 83 INDONESIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 111
TABLE 84 THAILAND: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 85 THAILAND: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 112
TABLE 86 REST OF APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 113
TABLE 87 REST OF APAC: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 113
TABLE 88 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 114
TABLE 89 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 114
TABLE 90 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 115
TABLE 91 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 115
TABLE 92 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 116
TABLE 93 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 116
TABLE 94 SAUDI ARABIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 117
TABLE 95 SAUDI ARABIA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 117
TABLE 96 SOUTH AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 118
TABLE 97 SOUTH AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 118
TABLE 98 UAE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 119
TABLE 99 UAE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 119
TABLE 100 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 120
TABLE 101 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 121
TABLE 102 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 121
TABLE 103 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 122
TABLE 104 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 122
TABLE 105 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 122
TABLE 106 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 123
TABLE 107 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 123
TABLE 108 BRAZIL: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 124
TABLE 109 BRAZIL: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 124
TABLE 110 ARGENTINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 125
TABLE 111 ARGENTINA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 125
TABLE 112 CHILE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 126
TABLE 113 CHILE: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 126
TABLE 114 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (USD MILLION) 127
TABLE 115 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: POLYMER FOAM MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2018–2025 (KILOTON) 127
TABLE 116 INVESTMENTS & EXPANSIONS, 2015–2020 129
TABLE 117 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2015–2020 131
TABLE 118 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2015–2020 132
TABLE 119 JOINT VENTURES, AGREEMENTS & PARTNERSHIPS, 2015–2020 133

LIST OF FIGURES
FIGURE 1 POLYMER FOAM MARKET SEGMENTATION 21
FIGURE 2 POLYMER FOAM MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 23
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 27
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 28
FIGURE 5 POLYMER FOAM MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION 29
FIGURE 6 POLYURETHANE FOAM DOMINATED POLYMER FOAM MARKET IN 2019 33
FIGURE 7 BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION LEAD THE MARKET FOR POLYMER FOAM IN 2019 34
FIGURE 8 APAC TO BE LARGEST AND FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR POLYMER FOAM 35
FIGURE 9 POLYMER FOAM MARKET TO WITNESS MODERATE GROWTH DURING FORECAST PERIOD 36
FIGURE 10 POLYURETHANE TO BE THE LARGEST SEGMENT BETWEEN 2020 AND 2025 36
FIGURE 11 CHINA ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST SHARE OF THE APAC MARKET IN 2019 37
FIGURE 12 INDIA TO EMERGE AS A LUCRATIVE MARKET FOR POLYMER FOAM DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 38
FIGURE 13 POLYMER FOAM MARKET TO WITNESS HIGHER GROWTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES 38
FIGURE 14 INDIA AND CHINA TO REGISTER THE HIGHEST CAGR IN APAC DURING FORECAST PERIOD 39
FIGURE 15 FACTORS GOVERNING THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET 40
FIGURE 16 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS: POLYMER FOAM MARKET 43
FIGURE 17 GLOBAL SPENDING IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, 2017–2025 49
FIGURE 18 PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN CHEMICAL PRODUCTION DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK BETWEEN DECEMBER 2019 AND FEBRUARY 2020 50
FIGURE 19 POLYMER FOAMS: VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 52
FIGURE 20 POLYURETHANE TO DOMINATE THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET TILL 2025 56
FIGURE 21 BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TO BE LEADING END-USE INDUSTRY OF POLYMER FOAMS, 2020 VS. 2025 67
FIGURE 22 REGIONAL SNAPSHOT: INDIA AND CHINA TO EMERGE AS STRATEGIC LOCATIONS 79
FIGURE 23 NORTH AMERICA SNAPSHOT: US TO DOMINATE POLYMER FOAM MARKET 81
FIGURE 24 EUROPE SNAPSHOT: CHINA TO LEAD THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET IN APAC 88
FIGURE 25 APAC SNAPSHOT: CHINA TO LEAD THE POLYMER FOAM MARKET IN APAC 100
FIGURE 26 COMPANIES ADOPTED EXPANSION AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY BETWEEN 2015 AND 2020 128
FIGURE 27 ARMACELL INTERNATIONAL S.A.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 135
FIGURE 28 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 139
FIGURE 29 BASF: SWOT ANALYSIS 143
FIGURE 30 COVESTRO AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 144
FIGURE 31 DOW CHEMICAL: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 147
FIGURE 32 DOW CHEMICAL: SWOT ANALYSIS 150
FIGURE 33 HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL LLC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 151
FIGURE 34 JSP CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 153
FIGURE 35 JSP CORPORATION: SWOT ANALYSIS 155
FIGURE 36 RECTICEL NV/SA: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 156
FIGURE 37 RECTICEL NV/SA: SWOT ANALYSIS 159
FIGURE 38 ROGERS CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 160
FIGURE 39 ROGERS CORPORATION: SWOT ANALYSIS 162
FIGURE 40 SEALED AIR CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 163
FIGURE 41 ZOTEFOAMS PLC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 165