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    Expanded Polystyrene Market Analysis | 2021-2026

    Expanded Polystyrene Market Analysis | 2021-2026
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    Expanded Polystyrene Market Growth, Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, & Industry Anal See more...

    Market Insights

    "The expanded polystyrene market is likely to witness an impressive CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period."

    The most contributing factor driving the demand for expanded polystyrene material is the continuous growth in the construction and packaging industries, especially in developing countries, which in turn, is driving the growth of the market.

    What is Expanded Polystyrene?

    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is a recyclable plastic material produced from solid beads of polystyrene and is majorly used in the food and construction industries. EPS is lightweight with low thermal conductivity and has excellent cushioning properties.

    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market: Snapshot


    5.2% for the next five years

    Major Product Type

    White EPS

    Dominant End-Use Industry Type

    Building & Construction industry

    Region with the highest demand


    Segment Analysis

    Product Insights

    "The white EPS segment accounted for the largest market share."

    The expanded polystyrene (EPS) market is segmented as white EPS, grey EPS, and black EPS. White EPS is expected to be the largest segment during the forecast period, driven by its excellent thermal and mechanical properties, stable dimensions for end-use, non-corrosive nature, and easy recyclability.

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    End-Use Industry Insights

    "The building & construction industry segment accounted for the largest market share."

    The market is segmented as building & construction, packaging, and others. The building & construction industry segment dominates the market, as EPS is the supreme choice for green building and provides maximum energy efficiency, improved indoor environmental quality, and enhances durability.

    Regional Trends

    "Asia-Pacific region accounted for the largest market share."

    Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the largest as well as fastest-growing expanded polystyrene (EPS) market during the forecast period, driven by various government proposals for improving public infrastructure and the rising cash-intensive non-residential construction. Also, developing countries of the region have several upcoming building & construction projects.

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    Key Players

    Some of the major expanded polystyrene (EPS) manufacturers are-

    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 market dynamics and will enable strategic decision-making for existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market.

    What deliverables will you get in this report?

    Key questions this report answers

    Relevant contents in the report

    How big is the sales opportunity?

    In-depth analysis of the Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market

    How lucrative is the future?

    Market forecast and trend data and emerging trends

    Which regions offer the best sales opportunities?

    Global, regional and country level historical data and forecasts

    Which are the most attractive market segments?

    Market segment analysis and forecast

    Which are the top players and their market positioning?

    Competitive landscape analysis, Market share analysis

    How complex is the business environment?

    Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, Life cycle analysis

    What are the factors affecting the market?

    Drivers & challenges

    Will I get the information on my specific requirement?

    10% free customization


    Target Audience

    Here is the list of the group of customers that the market hopes to have the greatest opportunity to convert:

    • Distributors
    • Suppliers
    • Manufacturers
    • Logistics organizations
    • Government bodies

    This report studies the market covering 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.

    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market Research Report - Features

    Market Segmentation


    Regions Covered


    Countries/Sub-Regions Covered


    No. of Figures & Tables


    Company Profiles



    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a 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 1000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles, have been leveraged to gather the data. We conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

    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 three players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to three players)

    Competitive Benchmarking

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

    Custom Research: Stratview Research offers custom research services across sectors. In case of any custom research requirement related to market assessment, competitive benchmarking, sourcing and procurement, target screening, and others, please send your inquiry to sales@stratviewresearch.com.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is a recyclable plastic material produced from solid beads of polystyrene and is majorly used in the food and construction industries. EPS is lightweight with low thermal conductivity and has excellent cushioning properties.

    The expanded polystyrene market is expected to witness impressive growth of 5.2% CAGR in the foreseeable future.

    Alpek S.A.B. de C.V, BASF SE, Flint Hills Resources, Ravago S.A, Sibur Holding PAO, Sunpor Kunststoff GmbH, Synthos S.A, Total, Versalis S.p.A, Wuxi Xingda New Foam Plastics Materials Co., Ltd are among the key players in the expanded polystyrene market.

    Asia-Pacific is expected to remain the largest expanded polystyrene market during the next five years.

    White EPS is expected to be the largest segment in the Expanded Polystyrene Market in the coming years.


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