1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.2.1 MARKET SEGMENTATION 16
1.2.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.3 CURRENCY 17
1.4 UNIT CONSIDERED 17
1.5 LIMITATIONS 17
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 21
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primaries 22
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 24
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 25
2.5 LIMITATIONS 25

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 26

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 31
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET 31
4.2 POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET, BY REGION 31
4.3 POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET, BY TYPE AND END-USE INDUSTRY 32
4.4 POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET, BY TYPE 32
4.5 POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET, BY REGION 33
4.6 POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET: TOP COUNTRIES 33

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 34
5.1 INTRODUCTION 34
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 34
5.2.1 DRIVERS 35
5.2.1.1 Growing demand from end-use industries 35
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 35
5.2.2.1 Environmental impacts of polycarbonate sheets 35
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 36
5.2.3.1 Increase in demand for billboards & ID card printing 36
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 36
5.2.4.1 Fluctuating raw material prices 36
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 37
5.3.1 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 37
5.3.2 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 38
5.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 38
5.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 38
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 39

6 POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET, BY TYPE 40
6.1 INTRODUCTION 41
6.2 SOLID 42
6.3 MULTIWALL 43
6.4 CORRUGATED 45
6.5 OTHERS 46

7 POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 48
7.1 INTRODUCTION 49
7.2 BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION 50
7.3 ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS 52
7.4 AUTOMOTIVE & TRANSPORTATION 54
7.5 OTHERS 56

8 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 59
8.1 INTRODUCTION 60
8.2 ASIA PACIFIC 61
8.2.1 CHINA 65
8.2.2 INDIA 66
8.2.3 JAPAN 67
8.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 68
8.2.5 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 69
8.3 EUROPE 70
8.3.1 GERMANY 74
8.3.2 FRANCE 75
8.3.3 ITALY 76
8.3.4 UK 77
8.3.5 SPAIN 78
8.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 79
8.4 NORTH AMERICA 81
8.4.1 US 84
8.4.2 MEXICO 85
8.4.3 CANADA 86
8.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 87
8.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 91
8.5.2 UAE 92
8.5.3 SOUTH AFRICA 93
8.5.4 REST OF THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 94
8.6 SOUTH AMERICA 95
8.6.1 BRAZIL 98
8.6.2 ARGENTINA 99
8.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 100

9 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 101
9.1 INTRODUCTION 101
9.1.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: THE MOST POPULAR GROWTH STRATEGY 102
9.2 SABIC (SAUDI ARABIA): THE MOST ACTIVE PLAYER IN THE POLYCARBONATE SHEETS MARKET BETWEEN JANUARY 2012 AND FEBRUARY 2018 103
9.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS & TRENDS 104
9.3.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 104
9.3.2 EXPANSIONS 105
9.3.3 JOINT VENTURES 105

10 COMPANY PROFILES 106
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View)*
10.1 SABIC 106
10.2 COVESTRO AG 111
10.3 TRINSEO S.A. 115
10.4 TEIJIN LIMITED 117
10.5 MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC. 119
10.6 EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG 121
10.7 SUZHOU OMAY OPTICAL MATERIALS CO., LTD. 123
10.8 EXCELITE 125
10.9 PLAZIT-POLYGAL GROUP 128
10.10 ARLA PLAST AB 130
10.11 3A COMPOSITES GMBH 132
10.12 OTHER COMPANIES 133
10.12.1 PALRAM INDUSTRIES LTD. 133
10.12.2 UG-OIL-PLAST LTD. 134
10.12.3 GALLINA INDIA 134
10.12.4 SPARTECH 135
10.12.5 KOSCON INDUSTRIAL S.A. 135
10.12.6 BRETT MARTIN LTD. 135
10.12.7 ISIK PLASTIK 135
10.12.8 ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD. 136
10.12.9 SAFPLAST COMPANY 136
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

11 APPENDIX 137
11.1 INDUSTRY EXPERTS 137
11.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 138
11.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 140
11.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 142
11.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 143
11.6 RELATED REPORTS 143
11.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 144