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Research and Markets: Global Polyols Market by Product Type, Applications & Geography - Forecasts up to 2017.

DUBLIN -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Polyols Market by Product Type, Applications & Geography - Forecasts up to 2017" report to their offering.

A polyol is an alcohol containing multiple hydroxyl groups. These can be classified as a polyether polyols and polyester polyols. Polyether polyols are manufactured by ethoxylation or propoxylation of a polyhydric alcohol in the presence of a catalyst. Polyether polyols are produced by anionic ring opening addition polymerization of ethylene oxide or propylene oxide. The evolution of the polyols industry, its expansion to new applications, and its success in matching new challenging market, and sustainability requirements is strongly related to the continuous development of polyol chemistry.

This study estimates the global market of polyols by the end of 2017. Asia-Pacific and Europe are largest manufacturer and consumer of polyols. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region for the polyols market both in terms of production and consumption. North America, Western Europe, and Japan mature markets are expected to advance with slower pace.

This market research study provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global polyols market. The report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major geographic regions, Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World that include key growth regions such as China and India. Major countries with the market volumes and revenues are covered for each of the region. Competitive scenario and market share of the top players in the market has been discussed in detail. The top players of the industry are profiled in detail with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Global Polyol Market, By Product Type

5 Global Polyol Market, By Application

6 Global Polyols Market, By Geography

7 Competitive Landscape

8 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned

- Baalbaki Group S.A.

- Basf Se

- Bayer Ag

- Cargill Incorporated

- Chemtura Corporation

- Coim S.P.A

- Expanded Polymer Systems Pvt. Ltd

- Huntsman Corporation

- Invista

- Kpx Chemical Co. Ltd

- Lonza Group Ltd

- Manali Petrochemicals Ltd

- Nanjing Hongbaoli Co. Ltd

- Pcc Rokita Sa

- Perstorp Ab

- Royal Dutch Shell Plc

- Shandong Dongda Chemical Industry Co. Ltd

- Stepan Company

- The Dow Chemical Company

- Vertellus Specialties Inc.

- Biotor Industries Limited

- Royal Industries

- Shivalik Agro Poly Products Limited

- Shraddha Associates (Gujarat) Pvt. Ltd

- Vintek Chemicals

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