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The global PP compound market for the automotive industry is expected to reach $17,324.8 million by 2031, with a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period 2021-2031.
The growth in the market is expected to be driven mainly by the need to reduce the weight of vehicles and demand for cheaper products that can be used in automotive parts.
Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Polypropylene (PP) Compound Market for Automotive Industry
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PP compound market was severely impacted like many other industries. Automotive production in 2020 saw a decline of almost 16% due to the impact of COVID-19. In order to control the spread of the virus, the majority of the countries around the globe imposed stay-at-home orders, which led to the shutting of many manufacturing plants. As the production of vehicles declined, the demand for PP compounds suffered negatively in the year 2020.
Market Segmentation Global Polypropylene (PP) Compound Market for Automotive Industry by Application
The consumption of PP compounds in vehicles is beneficial to increase fuel efficiency. PP compounds are used in different automobile parts that are cost-effective for vehicle manufacturing, thereby increasing the profit margin for manufacturers. PP compounds are used in lighting instruments, panels, bumpers, sittings, door handles, interiors, and fuel systems. The application of PP compounds gives performance and safety to vehicles.
Global Polypropylene (PP) Compound Market for Automotive Industry by Product
Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPO) are used for applications that require high impact strength. TPO is polypropylene compounded with a rubber/elastomer without being vulcanized. Polypropylene compound, which contains vulcanized rubber/elastomer, is termed a thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV). These have high-elastic strength and are used for coverings and tubes. TPO and TPV are widely used in automotive interiors for parts such as instrument panels, center consoles, and interior trims.
Global Polypropylene (PP) Compound Market for Automotive Industry by Region
APAC is the largest consumer of PP compounds, majorly due to the presence of China, India, Japan, and South Korea. These countries are some of the largest vehicle manufacturers globally, and the region accounts for more than 50% of the vehicle produced around the globe.
Key Market Players and Competition Synopsis
The companies that are profiled in the report have been selected based on a selective pool of players, primarily tier-1 (which holds 50-60% of the market), mid-segment players (comprising 30-40% share), and small and emerging companies (holds the balance 10-20% share), based on various factors such as product portfolio, annual revenues, market penetration, research, and development initiatives, along with a domestic and international presence in the PP compound industry.
APPL Industries Limited
Hexpol AB (RheTech)
Hyundai Engineering Plastics
Japan Polypropylene Corporation
LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Washington Penn Plastic Co. Inc.
Key Topics Covered:
1.1 Industry Outlook
1.1.1 Market Trends
184.108.40.206 PP Compound Application for Lightweight Electric Vehicles (EVs)
220.127.116.11 Fuel Efficient Vehicles
18.104.22.168 Carbon Emission
1.1.2 Supply Chain Network
1.1.3 Industry Attractiveness
1.1.4 Ecosystem/Ongoing Programs
1.2 Business Dynamics
1.2.1 Business Drivers
22.214.171.124 Regulatory Push to Increase the Adoption of Lightweight Materials
126.96.36.199 Increasing Demand for Long Fiber Polypropylene Compound
188.8.131.52 Increasing Demand for PP Compounds in Automotive Interiors
184.108.40.206 Demand for Materials That Require Negligible Paint Processing
1.2.2 Business Restraint
220.127.116.11 Intense Competition from Other Lightweight Materials
18.104.22.168 Stagnant Growth of Automotive Market in Developed Countries
22.214.171.124 Increase in Use of Public Transport and Car Pooling
1.2.3 Business Opportunity
126.96.36.199 Exploring Further Material Replacement Opportunities
188.8.131.52 Surge in Demand for Lightweight Materials in Electric Vehicles
184.108.40.206 Blue Ocean Opportunities for Growth in MEA and South America
1.2.4 Business Strategies
1.2.5 Corporate Strategies
2.1 PP Compound Market for Automotive Industry - Application and Specification
2.1.1 Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Vehicles
2.1.2 Electric Vehicles (EVs)
2.2 PP Compound Market for Automotive Industry - Demand Analysis (by Application)
3.1 PP Compound Market for Automotive Industry - Products and Specifications
3.1.1 Mineral Filled
3.1.2 Thermoplastic Polyolefins (TPO) and Thermoplastic Vulcanizate (TPV)
3.1.3 Glass Reinforced
3.1.4 Additive Concentrate
3.2 PP Compound Market for Automotive Industry - Demand Analysis (by Product)
3.2.1 Demand Analysis (by Type and their Application), Value and Volume Data
3.3 Value Chain Analysis
3.3.1 TPO and TPV PP Compound: Value Chain
3.3.2 Mineral Filled PP Compound: Value Chain
3.3.3 Glass Reinforced PP Compound: Value Chain
4.1.1 Key Manufacturers
4.1.2 Business Drivers
4.1.3 Business Challenges
220.127.116.11.1 PP Compound Market for Automotive Industry, by Type, Value and Volume Data
18.104.22.168.2 PP Compound Market for Automotive Industry, (by Type and their Application), Value and Volume Data
4.2 Country-Level Analysis
5 Markets - Competitive Benchmarking & Company Profiles
5.1 Competitive Benchmarking
5.1.1 Competitive Position Matrix
5.1.2 Market Share Analysis
5.2 Company Profiles
5.2.1 Company Overview
22.214.171.124 Product Portfolio
5.2.2 Business Strategies
126.96.36.199 Market Development
5.2.3 Corporate Strategies
188.8.131.52 Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Alliances
5.2.4 SWOT Analysis
6 Research Methodology
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