Cast Acrylic Sheets Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Cast Acrylic Sheets Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : August, 2020 | Chemical & Materials | PPT format

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Global Cast Acrylic Sheets Market: Overview

Cast acrylics is a grade of acrylic sheets whose use in a large variety of indoor and outdoor applications has been rising. Cast acrylic sheets are characterized by unique machining, fabrication, and handling properties, which account for steadily growing use in numerous end-use industries. The global cast acrylic sheets market is earning good revenues on account of their rising applications in the automotive industry.  Cast acrylic sheets have also been extensively used in signage and POS display applications, notably in advertisement.

Manufacturers in the global cast acrylic sheets market are utilizing diverse set of properties to meet the needs of current diversity of demand and emerging applications. Some of the properties in focus are their excellent optical clarity, rigidity, and surface hardness; variety of surface finish properties such as gloss and anti-reflective; and amazing weatherability and good resistance to several chemicals. Increasing versatility of these sheets is bolstering its applications, thereby generating revenues for the cast acrylic sheets market.

Global Cast Acrylic Sheets Market: Notable Developments

Outstanding performance properties have made cast acrylics preferable to wood, steel, glass, or ceramics in numerous demanding applications, thus opening lucrative avenues in the cast acrylic sheets market. Apart from the ease of fabrication, manufacturers have been utilizing the properties of high impact resistance and excellent weatherability to carve out new applications in the cast acrylic sheets market.

An Ohio-based acrylics sheet manufacturer Plaskolite Columbus has successfully bought Germany-based materials manufacturer Covestro at the end of 2018. With this, the company has forayed into the polycarbonate (PC) sheet business and is mulling expanding its portfolio in the cast acrylic sheets business. The decision was motivated by the concern that the PC sheet business can be a strategic fit for a manufacturer of cast acrylic sheets business. Plaskolite is looking to develop materials to cater to a wide range of applications in the cast acrylic sheets market.

The global cast acrylic sheets market is expected to witness increasing degree of fragmentation in the coming years through 2028. Entry of new players will also keep the cast acrylic sheets market increasing competitive.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global cast acrylic sheets market include –

  • Schweiter Technologies
  • Perspex International
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Evonik Industries
  • Arkema
  • Aristech Surfaces LLC.

Global Cast Acrylic Sheets Market: Key Growth Dynamics

The automotive industry with its extensive demand for cast acrylic sheets is generating copious revenues to the global market. Substantial applications the industry stems from the range of superb scratch-resistance properties, light-weight, and surface hardness cast acrylic sheets possess.

Growing demand for light-weight and high-performance automotive among automakers is a key trend bolstering the expansion of the cast acrylic sheets market. The wide variety of surface effect properties that cast acrylic sheets can endow make them increasingly useful materials in automotive glazing applications. Rapid strides made by automotive manufacturing in various end-use industries is a key factor propelling the rapid expansion of the cast acrylic sheets market.

Revenues in the global cast acrylic sheets market also emerge from their rising demand in advertising for signage and display applications, world over. The sheets have replaced polycarbonates and glass in recent years. Rising application of acrylic sheets in infrastructures in the hospitality sector is also bolstering the growth of the global cast acrylic sheets market.  

The cast acrylic sheets market is also likely to spawn substantial revenues from the rising demand for sheets by manufacturers of sanitary ware in developing regions.

Global Cast Acrylic Sheets Market: Regional Assessment

Among the various key regional markets, Asia Pacific is expected to churn out considerable revenues in the global cast acrylic sheets market over the assessment period. The steadily growing demand is attributed to extensive uptake in the industries such as consumer goods, automotive, and construction. Other attractive regions in the cast acrylic sheets market could be Europe and North America, where there is notable demand for high-performance material in numerous end-use industries. The Middle East and Africa is also anticipated to rise at prominent pace over the next few years, especially due to rapidly emerging demand for premium-grade sanitary ware products.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

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