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Expanded Polystyrene Market for Thermal Insulation 2013

IAL Consultants
Published Date » 2013-03-01
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SCOPE OF THE STUDY

This report covers the market for expanded polystyrene (EPS) thermal insulation products inEurope and is drawn from IAL Consultants’ study set on The European Market for ThermalInsulation Products. It updates IAL Consultants’ last edition of the aforementioned study whichwas last published in 2011. IAL Consultants has many years of expertise researching the thermalinsulation markets of Europe and, more recently, China and Brazil. This is the ninth edition ofthis study.

This volume covers the following country/region markets: Austria, Baltic States (Estonia, Latviaand Lithuania), Benelux (Belgium and the Netherlands), Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark,Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia,Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. For thepurpose of this study:
  • “Nordics” refers to Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden
  • “Other Western Europe” refers to Austria, Benelux, Portugal and Switzerland
  • “Other Eastern Europe” refers to the Baltic States, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

METHODOLOGY

The study is based on desk research and an extensive series of interviews. The desk researchcovered the relevant technical and trade journals, published official statistics, figures derived bytrade associations and the data bank of IAL Consultants. This data bank has been built up overthe last twenty years from a series of studies covering products in building, construction andprocess plant industries, including paints, plastics, adhesives, sealants, polyurethanes and flameretardants.

The interview programme included high-level respondents in companies manufacturing, distributing and installing thermal insulation materials.

PRODUCTS COVERED

  • Factors affecting the type and amount of thermal insulation required include:
  • Climate
  • Durability
  • Ease of installation and replacement at end of life
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Toxicity
  • Flammability
  • Environmental impact and sustainability
  • Although a short description of each of the types of insulation discussed within this study isgiven below, it should be noted that a combination of materials is often used.
Table of Content

1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.2 METHODOLOGY
1.3 PRODUCTS COVERED
1.3.1 Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
1.4 END-USE SECTORS
1.4.1 Building
1.4.2 Industrial
1.5 PRICES
1.6 UNITS OF VOLUME
1.7 FORECASTS
1.8 ROUNDING

2. MARKET SUMMARY AND FORECASTS TO 2017
2.1 MARKET REVIEW 2012
2.2 MARKET REVIEW WESTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES 2012
2.3 MARKET REVIEW EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES 2012
2.4 MARKET FORECASTS 2017
2.5 MARKET FORECASTS WESTERN EUROPE 2017
2.6 MARKET FORECASTS EASTERN EUROPE 2017

3. MARKET REVIEW
3.1 THE MARKET IN WESTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, 2012-2017
3.2 THE WESTERN EUROPEAN MARKET BY END-USE APPLICATION, 2012
3.3 WESTERN EUROPEAN GROWTH IN EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE CONSUMPTION, 2012- 2017
3.4 THE MARKET IN EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, 2012-2017
3.5 THE EASTERN EUROPEAN MARKET BY END-USE APPLICATION - 2012
3.6 EASTERN EUROPEAN GROWTH IN EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE CONSUMPTION, 2012-
2017

4. MARKET INFLUENCES
4.1 MACROECONOMIC TRENDS
4.1.1 Austria
4.1.2 Baltic States
4.1.3 Belgium
4.1.4 Bulgaria
4.1.5 Czech Republic
4.1.6 Denmark
4.1.7 Finland
4.1.8 France
4.1.9 Germany
4.1.10 Hungary
4.1.11 Ireland
4.1.12 Italy
4.1.13 Netherlands
4.1.14 Norway
4.1.15 Poland
4.1.16 Portugal
4.1.17 Romania
4.1.18 Russia
4.1.19 Slovakia
4.1.20 Slovenia
4.1.21 Spain
4.1.22 Sweden
4.1.23 Switzerland
4.1.24 Turkey
4.1.25 United Kingdom
4.2 TRENDS AFFECTING THE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET
4.2.1 Czech Republic
4.2.2 France
4.2.3 Germany
4.2.4 Hungary
4.2.5 Italy
4.2.6 Nordic Countries
4.2.7 Other Eastern European Countries
4.2.8 Other Western European Countries
4.2.9 Poland
4.2.10 Russia
4.2.11 Spain
4.2.12 Turkey
4.2.13 United Kingdom & Ireland

5. SUPPLIERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE PRODUCTS
5.1 MARKET SHARES OF LEADING EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE SUPPLIERS
5.2 PROFILES OF KEY EUROPEAN SUPPLIERS
5.2.1 Armacell
5.2.2 BASF
5.2.3 Dow Chemical
5.2.4 Kingspan
5.2.5 Knauf Insulation
5.2.6 Recticel
5.2.7 Rockwool
5.2.8 Saint-Gobain Isover
5.2.9 URSA
5.3 DIRECTORY OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE SUPPLIERS
5.3.1 Austria
5.3.2 Belgium
5.3.3 Bulgaria
5.3.4 Czech Republic
5.3.5 Denmark
5.3.6 Finland
5.3.7 France
5.3.8 Germany
5.3.9 Hungary
5.3.10 Ireland
5.3.11 Italy
5.3.12 Lithuania
5.3.13 Netherlands
5.3.14 Norway
5.3.15 Poland
5.3.16 Portugal
5.3.17 Romania
5.3.18 Russia
5.3.19 Slovakia
5.3.20 Slovenia
5.3.21 Spain
5.3.22 Sweden
5.3.23 Switzerland
5.3.24 Turkey
5.3.25 United Kingdom

6. SOURCES OF INFORMATION
6.1 AUSTRIA
6.2 BELGIUM
6.3 CZECH REPUBLIC
6.4 DENMARK
6.5 FINLAND
6.6 FRANCE
6.7 GERMANY
6.8 HUNGARY
6.9 IRELAND
6.10 ITALY
6.11 NETHERLANDS
6.12 NORWAY
6.13 POLAND
6.14 PORTUGAL
6.15 ROMANIA
6.16 RUSSIA
6.17 SLOVENIA
6.18 SPAIN
6.19 SWEDEN
6.20 SWITZERLAND
6.21 TURKEY
6.22 UNITED KINGDOM

1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.2 METHODOLOGY
1.3 PRODUCTS COVERED
1.4 END-USE SECTORS
1.5 PRICES
Average Price for Expanded Polystyrene, €/m3
1.6 UNITS OF VOLUME
Average Densities for Expanded Polystyrene Insulation, kg/m3
1.7 FORECASTS
1.8 ROUNDING

2. MARKET SUMMARY AND FORECASTS TO 2017
2.1 MARKET REVIEW 2012
Total European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Region and End-use, 2012 (m3)
Total European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Region and End-use, 2012 (Tonnes)
Total European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Region and End-use, 2012 (€ Million)
2.2 MARKET REVIEW WESTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES 2012
Total Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2012 (m3)
Total Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2012 (Tonnes)
Total Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2012 (€ Million)
2.3 MARKET REVIEW EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES 2012
Total Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2012 (m3)
Total Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2012 (Tonnes)
Total Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2012 (€ Million)
2.4 MARKET FORECASTS 2017
Forecast European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Region and End-use, 2017 (m3)
Forecast European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Region and End-use, 2017 (Tonnes)
Forecast European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Region and End-use, 2017 (€ Million)
2.5 MARKET FORECASTS WESTERN EUROPE 2017
Forecast Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2017 (m3)
Forecast Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2017 (Tonnes)
Forecast Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2017 (€ Million)
2.6 MARKET FORECASTS EASTERN EUROPE 2017
Forecast Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2017 (m3)
Forecast Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2017 (Tonnes)
Forecast Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country and End-use, 2017 (€ Million)

3. MARKET REVIEW
3.1 THE MARKET IN WESTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, 2012-2017
The Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country, 2012-2017 (m3)
The Western European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country, 2012-2017 (Tonnes)
3.2 THE WESTERN EUROPEAN MARKET BY END-USE APPLICATION, 2012
The Western European Market for Expanded Polystyrene in Building and Industry, 2012 (m3)
The Western European Market for Expanded Polystyrene in Building and Industry, 2012 (Tonnes)
3.3 WESTERN EUROPEAN GROWTH IN EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE CONSUMPTION, 2012- 2017
% Market Growth for Expanded Polystyrene in Western European Countries, 2012-2017 (m3)
% Market Growth for Expanded Polystyrene in Western European Countries, 2012-2017 (Tonnes)
% Market Growth for Expanded Polystyrene in Western European Countries, 2012-2017 (€ Million)
3.4 THE MARKET IN EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, 2012-2017
The Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country, 2012-2017 (m3)
The Eastern European Expanded Polystyrene Market by Country, 2012-2017 (Tonnes)
3.5 THE EASTERN EUROPEAN MARKET BY END-USE APPLICATION - 2012
The Eastern European Market for Expanded Polystyrene in Building and Industry, 2012 (m3)
The Eastern European Market for Expanded Polystyrene in Building and Industry, 2012 (Tonnes)
The European Market for Thermal Insulation Products: Expanded Polystyrene
3.6 EASTERN EUROPEAN GROWTH IN EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE CONSUMPTION, 2012- 2017
% Market Growth for Expanded Polystyrene in Eastern European Countries, 2012-2017 (m3)
% Market Growth for Expanded Polystyrene in Eastern European Countries, 2012-2017 (Tonnes)
% Market Growth for Expanded Polystyrene in Eastern European Countries, 2012-2017 (€ Million)

4. MARKET INFLUENCES
4.1 MACROECONOMIC TRENDS
Demographic Data for Austria, 2012
GDP Data for Austria, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Austria by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Estonia, 2012
GDP Data for Estonia, 2012
Estonian Construction Production, 2007-2010 (€ Million)
Demographic Data for Latvia, 2012
GDP Data for Latvia, 2012
Latvian Construction Output, 2008-2011 (Thousand LVL)
Demographic Data for Lithuania, 2012
GDP Data for Lithuania, 2012
Own-Account Construction Work Completed in Lithuania, 2008-2011 (M LTL)
Demographic Data for Belgium, 2012
GDP Data for Belgium, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Belgium by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Bulgaria, 2012
GDP Data for Bulgaria, 2012
Construction Output in Bulgaria by Type, 2007-2011 (Million Levs)
Demographic Data for the Czech Republic, 2012
GDP Data for the Czech Republic, 2012
Change in Construction Output in the Czech Republic by Type, 2009-2017 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Denmark, 2012
GDP Data for Denmark, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Denmark by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Finland, 2012
GDP Data for Finland, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Finland by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for France, 2012
GDP Data for France, 2012
Change in Construction Output in France by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Germany, 2012
GDP Data for Germany, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Germany by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Hungary, 2012
GDP Data for Hungary, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Hungary by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Ireland, 2012
GDP Data for Ireland, 2012
Change in Construction Output in the Republic of Ireland by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Italy, 2012
GDP Data for Italy, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Italy by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for the Netherlands, 2012
GDP Data for the Netherlands, 2012
Change in Construction Output in the Netherlands by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Norway, 2012
GDP Data for Norway, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Norway by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Poland, 2012
GDP Data for Poland, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Poland by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Portugal, 2012
GDP Data for Portugal, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Portugal by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Romania, 2012
GDP Data for Romania, 2012
Construction Activity, by Ownership, in Romania, 2008-2010 (Million Lei)
Demographic Data for Russia, 2012
The European Market for Thermal Insulation Products: Expanded Polystyrene
GDP Data for Russia, 2012
Volume of Russian Construction Works Performed by Type of Organisation, 2007-2011 (Trillion RUR)
Demographic Data for Slovakia, 2012
GDP Data for Slovakia, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Slovakia by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Slovenia, 2012
GDP Data for Slovenia, 2012
New Buildings Completed in Slovenia, 2007-2011 (Number of Units)
Demographic Data for Spain, 2012
GDP Data for Spain, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Spain by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Sweden, 2012
GDP Data for Sweden, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Sweden by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Switzerland, 2012
GDP Data for Switzerland, 2012
Change in Construction Output in Switzerland by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
Demographic Data for Turkey, 2012
GDP Data for Turkey, 2012
New buildings and Additions by Use of Building in Turkey, 2009-2011 (Units, Thousand m3, Million TL)
Demographic Data for the UK, 2012
GDP Data for the UK, 2012
Change in Construction Output in the United Kingdom by Type, 2009-2015 (€ Million/Annual % Change)
4.2 TRENDS AFFECTING THE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE MARKET
EPS Market Split by Domestic & Commercial Building Application in Hungary (%)
Market Split for Expanded Polystyrene Insulation Products by Application in the Benelux (%)

5. SUPPLIERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE PRODUCTS
5.1 MARKET SHARES OF LEADING EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE SUPPLIERS
Leading Western and Eastern European Suppliers of Expanded Polystyrene
5.2 PROFILES OF KEY EUROPEAN SUPPLIERS
BASF Group Sales by Business Segment, 2010 & 2011 (€ Million & % Growth)
BASF Group Sales by Location of Company and Customer, 2010 & 2011 (€ Million & % Growth)
BASF Plastics Division Sales, 2011 (€ Million & % Share)
The Dow Chemical Company: Regional Information, 2011
The Dow Chemical Company: Group Sales by Business Segment, 2011 (US$ Million)
Dow’s European Manufacturing Sites for Styrofoam and Polyurethanes
Kingspan Group Sales by Business Segment, 2010-2011 (€ Million & % Change)
Kingspan Group Sales by Region, 2010-2011 (€ Million)
Materials, Brand Names and Applications Available from Knauf
Knauf Production Sites in Europe per Type of Insulation Material
Recticel International: Net Sales by Business Segment, 2010-2011 (€ Million & % Change)
Recticel Insulation: Net Sales by Division, 2010-2011 (€ Million & % Change)
The Rockwool Group: Net Sales, 2007-2011 (DKK Million)
Rockwool Group Sales by Region, 2011 (%)
Saint-Gobain Group Sales by Division, 2010-2011 (€ Million & % Change)
Saint-Gobain Organic Growth by Geographic Area, 2011 (% Change in 2011/2010 Sales)
Saint-Gobain’s Worldwide Locations
Uralita’s Financial Results by Business Segment, 2010-2011 (€ Thousand)
5.3 DIRECTORY OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE SUPPLIERS

6. SOURCES OF INFORMATION
6.1 AUSTRIA
6.2 BELGIUM
6.3 CZECH REPUBLIC
6.4 DENMARK
6.5 FINLAND
6.6 FRANCE
6.7 GERMANY
6.8 HUNGARY
6.9 IRELAND
6.10 ITALY
6.11 NETHERLANDS
6.12 NORWAY
6.13 POLAND
6.14 PORTUGAL
6.15 ROMANIA
6.16 RUSSIA
6.17 SLOVENIA
6.18 SPAIN
6.19 SWEDEN
6.20 SWITZERLAND
6.21 TURKEY
6.22 UNITED KINGDOM

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