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New Report Investigates Polyurethane Chemicals in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polyurethane Chemicals And Products In Europe, Middle East And Africa (EMEA) - 2008 Volume 1" report to their offering.

Research and Markets is completely updating tjheir in-depth market report on Polyurethane Chemicals and Products in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The new report will feature an expanded executive summary in the form of a powerpoint presentation. The data will also be presented in a excel format.

Geographical coverage of the report is as follows: Western Europe (12 countries/regions)

- Austria, Benelux, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Nordic Region, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Eastern Europe (9 countries/regions)

- Czech Republic, CIS, Hungary, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Other (Baltic States, Romania, Bulgaria)

Middle East and Africa (6 countries/regions)

- Egypt, Iran, South Africa, Maghreb Countries, Turkey, Other Middle East and Africa

It provides, by country, consumption estimates for the following polyurethane raw materials:



- Aliphatic Isocyanates

- Standard Polyether Polyol

- Polyether Graft Copolymer Polyol

- Acrylic Polyol

- Polyester Polyol

In printed format, this publication is presented in five volumes, containing over 1000 pages of market information, including over 450 tables detailing production of polyurethane products and related raw material consumption.

It also provides, for each country, production data for the following end-use market sectors:

Flexible Foam
Polyether & Polyester Slabstock, CMHR Slabstock, Molded Foam for Transport Seating, Molded Foam for Furniture, Carpet Backing & Sound Insulation, Semi-rigid, Integral Skin Foam

Rigid Foam
Continuous and Discontinuous Panels, Slabstock, Sprayed Foam, One Component Foam (OCF), In-situ Refrigeration, In-situ Non-refrigeration, Pre-insulated Pipe, Moulded Rigid Foam

Auto OEM, Architectural (interior/exterior), Roof, Tank & Deck, Maintenance, Plastic (non-automotive) Coatings, Industrial, Auto Refinish, Marine/Offshore, Aircraft, Waterproof, Transport, Wood/Furniture, Textile & Leather, Floors


Automotive, Construction, Flexible Packaging, Footwear, General Assembly


Construction, Auto Direct Glazing, Insulated Glazing, Transport


Cast, TPUs, Fibres, Microcellular Footwear, Technical Microcellular, Synthetic Leather Resin


Forest Products, Rubber Crumb, Foundry Core,
This latest edition of our report aims to provide a detailed and accurate assessment of the polyurethane industry within the EMEA region.


Volume 1 - Raw Materials

1. Introduction

2. Market Summary & Forecast 2007 & 2012

3. Market Review - Isocyanates & Precursors 2007-2012

- Supply & Demand Summary

- Isocyanate & Precursor Production Capacity

- Consumption by Product Sector for 2007 & 2012

- Market Trends & Influences

4. Market Review - Polyols & Precursors 2007-2012

- Polyol & Precursor Production Capacity

- Consumption of Polyols by Product Type

- Market Trends & Influences

5. Raw Material Consumption by Region/Country & Type

- Flexible Foam

- Adhesives & Sealants

- Rigid Foam

- Elastomers

- Coatings

- Binders

6. Profiles of Major Raw Material Manufacturers:

- Bayer


- Dow Chemical

- Huntsman Polyurethane

- LyondellBasell

- Shell Chemicals

7. Directory of Raw Material Manufacturers

8. Sources of Information

Companies Mentioned:


- Bayer

- Dow Chemical

- Huntsman Polyurethane

- LyondellBasell

- Shell Chemicals

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