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    Polypropylene Foams Market
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    Polypropylene Foams Market Insights

    Polypropylene foams market is likely to witness an impressive CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period. The rising demand for lightweight automobiles is the prime factor that is bolstering the growth of the global polypropylene foams market. Further, the growing claim from various end-use industries in the industrialized and emerging economies has prompted the evolution of the polypropylene foams market.

    Polypropylene Foams Market - Snapshot


    7.2% for the next five years

    Major Type

    Expanded polypropylene

    Dominant End-Use Industry Type

    Automotive application

    Region with the highest demand


    Key Players

    BASF SE, Kaneka Corporation, Hanwha Corporation, Mitsui Chemicals Inc., Borealis AG, Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd., Sonoco Products Company, DS Smith PLC, K.K. NAG Ltd., and Pregis Corporation.

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    Polypropylene Foams Market Share: By Type 

    Based on the type, the market is segmented as expanded polypropylene (EPP) foams, extruded polypropylene (XPP) foams, and type (Density Basis). Expanded polypropylene (EPP) foam is presently governing the market. However, extruded polypropylene (XPP) foam is estimated to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period, and is chosen by several key end-use industries for various applications, owing to its premium performance properties, such as lightweight, elevated impact resistance, water & moisture confrontation, and shape withholding property.  

    Polypropylene Foams Market Share: By End-Use Industry Type

    Based on the end-use industry type, the market is segmented as automotive, packaging, consumer products, and others. The automotive application segment held the largest share in 2018, which was followed by consumer products, packaging, and other applications. The increasing claim for innovative products, along with the necessity for exploration and growth in polypropylene foams, has invigorated companies to adopt organic and inorganic stratagems and to augment their market shares in the corresponding regions.

    Polypropylene Foams Market Share: By Region

    In terms of regions, Asia-Pacific is estimated to depict the maximum growth in the polypropylene foams market, in terms of value and volume, during the forecast period. In current years, the claim from packaging applications and automotive sectors has grown in the region, owing to rising population and increasing disposable income, which in turn, is driving the polypropylene foams market in the region. Polypropylene foams are dominating the market as they are absolutely recyclable. With their remarkable characteristics, polypropylene foams qualify for CO2 emissions reduction. Driven by their superior mechanical properties, polypropylene foams can be employed time and again for many years, even under severe environmental circumstances. The robust call for high-end polypropylene foams in automotive industries from developing countries and convalescing developed nations is anticipated to bolster the growth of this market during the forecast period. North America and Europe are also expected to offer substantial growth opportunities in the coming five years.

    Some of the major players in the polypropylene foams market are BASF SE, Kaneka Corporation, Hanwha Corporation, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Borealis AG, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Sonoco Products Company, DS Smith PLC., K. K. NAG Ltd., and Pregis Corporation. 


    Market Scope & Segmentation

    Polypropylene Foams are lightweight, resilient, and tough foam that is resistant to chemicals and moisture. These foams are manufactured with properties such as sustaining a wide temperature range. It is often brought to use in different applications such as cushioning, automotive components, packaging, and many others.

    Polypropylene Foams are manufactured through different processes and are available in different variants such as expanded polypropylene, extruded polypropylene, and others. Apart from the automotive and packaging industries, they are also used in other industries such as consumer products.

    This report studies the market covering a period of 12 years of trend and forecast. The report provides detailed insights into the market dynamics to enable informed business decision making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

    Polypropylene Foams Market Research Report - Features

    Market Segmentation

    3 ways

    Regions Covered


    Countries /Sub-Regions Covered


    No. of Figures & Tables


    Company Profiles



    The polypropylene foams market is segmented into the following categories. 

    Polypropylene Foams Market Size, Share, & Forecast, by Type:

    • Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) Foams (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Extruded Polypropylene (XPP) Foams (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Type (Density Basis) (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)

    Polypropylene Foams Market Size, Share, & Forecast, by End-Use Industry Type:

    • Automotive (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Packaging (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Consumer Products (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)
    • Others (Regional Analysis: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW)

    Polypropylene Foams Market Size, Share, & Forecast, by Region:

    • North America (Country Analysis: the USA, Canada, and Mexico) 
    • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, the UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe)
    • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: China, Japan, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
    • Rest of the World (Sub-Region Analysis: Latin America, the Middle East, and Others)


    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact book, press release, journals, investor presentation, white papers, patents, and articles have been leveraged to gather the data. We conducted more than 10 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and with industry experts to obtain both the qualitative and quantitative insights.


    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis
    • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis
    • Market trend and forecast analysis
    • Market segment trend and forecast
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, product portfolio, product launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities
    • Emerging trends
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players
    • Key success factors


    Report Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to 3 players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to 3 players)

    Market Segmentation

    • Current market segmentation of any one of the types by end-use industry type.  

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

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