Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Market - Global Industry
Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And
Forecast, 2012 - 2018
74 Page Report
Thermoplastic Polyurethane Industry Driven by Extensive Growth
of Global Automotive and Footwear Industries: TMR
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Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Market
Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Market - Global Industry Analysis,
Market Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018
According to a recent publication by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the global thermoplastic
polyurethane (TPU) industry is expected to grow at a 5.5% CAGR during the period of 2013-2018,
reaching US$1,746.9 million by the end of the forecast period. The global TPU market stood at
US$987.2 million in 2010.The research report, titled “Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Market Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast, 2012 2018”, states that the global market for TPU is stimulated by the extensive development of the global
footwear and automotive industries.
Thermoplastic polyurethane, or TPU, belongs to a class of elastomers completely thermoplastic in
nature and possesses in abundance the distinguishing characteristics of elastomers such as elasticity
and process ability on melting. Due to its elasticity, transparency, and oil resistance, TPU is employed
on a large scale in various industry verticals. Paints and coatings, injection molding, adhesives and
sealants, and extrusion are the major applications for TPU. In terms of volume produced and revenue
generated, the TPU industry is headed by the application segment of extrusion. By volume, this...