Wood-Plastic Composites Market 2016 Industry Size, Shares, Segment & Forecast up to 2020
Deerfield Beach, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/08/2016 -- Wood-Plastic Composites (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, and Others) Market for Building & Construction, Automotive, Electrical, and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2014 - 2020
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Zion Research has published a new report titled "Wood-Plastic Composites (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, and Others) Market for Building & Construction, Automotive, Electrical, and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2014 - 2020." According to the report, global demand for wood-plastic composites was valued at USD 3.3 billion in 2014, and is expected to reach USD 6.0 billion in 2020, growing at a CAGR of around 10.5% between 2015 and 2020. In terms of volume, the global wood-plastic composites market stood at 3,000.0 kilo tons in 2014.
Wood-plastic composites are made up of wood floor or fiber and thermoplastics such as The desired shape and size is achieved by the extrusion technique employed in molding wood-plastic composite mixture. Wood-plastic composites exhibit high durability, low maintenance cost, adequate relative strength and stiffness, lower prices as compared to other competing materials. Being water, weather and mould resistant, this material can be used for various outdoor applications; whereas untreated or chemically treated timber products are not as suited to weather ability as WPC products.
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The wood-plastic composite market is mainly driven by the growing building & construction market across the world. Wood-plastic composites are primarily used for decking, fencing, molding and windows. Automotive industry is another important outlet for wood-plastic composites market. Rising demand for light weight vehicles has been resulted into growing usage of wood-plastic composites in different applications in automotive industry. Wood-plastic composites are widely used in manufacturing of various automotive components like dashboard, back rests, interior liners and internal trim of door panels. Use of wood-plastic composites in the manufacturing of components helps reducing wright of components and in tune reduces the overall weight of a vehicle increasing its fuel efficiency.
The polyethylene product segment held the largest share in the global wood-plastic composite market and accounted over 60% of the total volume consumed in 2014. Whereas, the polyvinyl chloride composites are expected to be the fastest growing product segment of the wood-plastic composites market during the forecast period. Building & construction was dominating the application segment of the wood-plastic composites market and accounted for largest share of the market in 2014. Automotive was the second largest market with over 20% share of the total wood-plastic composites volume consumed in 2014. WPCs are used for manufacturing automobile components such as internal trim for door panels, dashboards, luggage racks, seat cushions, backrests and other interior liners. Usage of WPCs reduces the overall weight of automobiles, which also enhances fuel efficiency, and it also ensures compliance with environmental regulations due to reduced carbon emissions. Automotive is also expected be the fastest growing application market for wood-plastic composites in the next five years.
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