Global Polymeric Foams Market Report 2022: A $120+ Billion Market by 2027 – Trajectory & Analytics, 2020-2022 & 2027 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Polymeric Foams – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to’s offering.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Polymeric Foams estimated at US$85.2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$121.1 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.2% over the analysis period 2020- 2027.

Polyurethane, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 5.6% CAGR and reach US$55.9 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Polystyrene segment is readjusted to a revised 4.8% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The US Market is Estimated at $13.1 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 6.4% CAGR

The Polymeric Foams market in the US is estimated at US$13.1 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world’s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$39.4 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 6.4% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.

Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.2% and 4.8% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.7% CAGR.

PVC Segment to Record 4.6% CAGR

In the global PVC segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 4.4% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$5.2 Billion in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$7 Billion by the close of the analysis period.

China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$17.4 Billion by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 5% CAGR through the analysis period.

Key Topics Covered:




  • With All Major End-Use Industries Collapsing Like a House of Cards, Polymeric Foams to Record Double Digit Decline in Global Revenues

  • An Introduction to Polymeric Foams

  • Types of Polymeric Foams

  • Global Market Prospects & Outlook

  • Polyurethane Foams Represent A Key Segment

  • Building & Construction: The Leading End-Use Segment

  • Developing Markets to Spearhead Future Growth

  • Competition

  • World Brands

  • Recent Market Activity

  • Competitive Market Presence – Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS (Total 161 Featured)

  • Abriso-Jiffy NV

  • Achilles Corporation

  • American Excelsior Company

  • Armacell International SA


  • Boyd Corporation

  • Carpenter Company

  • Covestro AG

  • Dow, Inc.

  • Eurofoam GmbH

  • Foampartner, Inc.

  • FSI

  • Huntsman International LLC

  • JSP Corporation

  • Kaneka corporation

  • Polymer Technologies, Inc.

  • Recticel

  • Rogers Corporation


  • Sealed Air Corporation

  • Sekisui Alveo AG

  • SIMONA AMERICA Industries

  • Sonoco Products Company

  • Synthos SA

  • Tekni-Plex, Inc.

  • The Woodbridge Group

  • Toray Industries, Inc

  • Trelleborg AB (Sweden)

  • Vita Cellular Foams (UK) Limited

  • Zotefoams PLC


  • Polymer Foams in Building & Construction: Long-Term Growth Outlook Remains Promising

  • Construction Industry: A Critical Indicator of Demand Trends in Polymeric Foams Market

  • Infrastructure Projects Also Vital for Growth of Polymeric Foams Market

  • Pressing Need for Energy Efficiency Drives Demand for Insulating Technologies

  • Compliance with Greenhouse Gas Emission Targets: A Key Factor Influencing Growth

  • Need for Energy Efficient Buildings Supports Building Insulation Market

  • Building Renovations to Boost Demand for Polymer Foam Insulation

  • Trend towards Green Buildings Augurs Well for Polymer Foams Market

  • Polymer Foams in Furniture Market: Residential & Commercial Construction Activity to Set Demand Trends

  • COVID-19 Outbreak Dents Prospects in Furniture Industry

  • Major Furniture Manufacturing Countries Worldwide: 2020E

  • Mattresses: A Key Market for Polymer Foams

  • Specialty Mattresses Market Presents Growth Opportunity for Polymer Foams Market

  • Latex Bedding Finds Preference over Air and Memory Foam Beds

  • Reticulated Foams for Better Airflow

  • Polymer Foams in Packaging Applications Gain Traction

  • Polymeric Foams in Seating: Potential for Growth

  • Safety & Comfort Critical Factors Influencing Automotive Foams Market

  • COVID-19 Outbreak Disrupts Demand for Automotive Foams

  • Post COVID-19 Recovery in Automobile Production to Spur Growth in Automotive Foams Market: World Automobile Production in Million Units for 2008-2022

  • FoamPartner Supplies Innovative PU Foams for Rinspeed AG’s Concept Car, microSNAP

  • Specially Engineered Foams for EV Batteries Offer Several Benefits

  • Saint-Gobain Introduces NextGen PU Compression Pad Materials for EV Batteries

  • Aerospace: A High Potential End-Use Vertical

  • Eco-Friendly Alternatives Find Prominence

  • Blowing Agents: A Major Consideration for Polymer Foam Industry

  • Use of Polymer Foams in Drug Delivery Systems: An Emerging Area

  • Use Cases in Drug Delivery

  • A Review of Select Product Segments

  • Polyurethane Foam Dominates Polymeric Foam Market

  • China and Asia-Pacific Lead Consumption of PU Foams

  • Myriad Applications of Rigid & Flexible Foams Drive Market Adoption

  • Flexible PU Foam Renders High-Quality Cushioning

  • Key Benefits of Flexible PU Foam in Select Applications: A Snapshot

  • Rigid PU Foam Renders Top-Class Insulation

  • Polyurethane Innovations and Advancements Foster Growth

  • PU Foams, offering Lightweight & Durability Benefits, Gain Traction in Aerospace Sector

  • Spray Polyurethane Foam Market: Focus on Reducing Energy Usage in Buildings to Drive Market Growth

  • Closed Cell Spray Foam: The Widely Used SPF Variant

  • Open Cell Spray Foam: Ideal for Less Demanding Applications

  • Microcellular PU Foam: Demand for Lightweight Materials to Fuel Growth

  • Polystyrene Foam: Growth Driven by Use in Insulation Products

  • Polypropylene Foams Market: Overview

  • Innovations Drive Growth in Polymeric Foams Market

  • Novel PU Recycling Technique Emerges

  • Search for Sustainable Chemicals for Application in Nanocomposite PU Foams on the Rise

  • Polyols (Plant Oil) Based PUFs Garner Attention

  • Biodegradable SMP Foams Hold Potential for Use as a Hemostatic Solution

  • Novel Spray Foam Insulation Offers Various Benefits

  • Carbon Nanotube Foams and Nanocellular Polymer Hold Immense Potential




  • Polymeric Foams Market Presence – Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial – Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)

  • Immediate Market Prospects Remain Sluggish for the US Polymeric Foam Market

  • Market Opportunities to Re-Emerge in Post COVID-19 Environment

  • Construction Sector: Prominent Consumer of Polymer Foams

  • Key Indicators for US Residential Construction Market

  • Furniture & Bedding: A Major Market for Polymer Foams

  • Stringent Regulatory Standards Favor Adoption of Polymeric Foams in Automotive Industry

  • Implementation of CAFE Standard in the Automotive Sector

  • Polymer Foams in Protective Packaging Market

  • US Protective Packaging Market (2020): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Type of Packaging

  • Energy Conserving Attribute of Foamed Plastics to Widen Market Prospects

  • Specialty Foams Seek Opportunities in Industrial & Electronics Markets

  • Polyurethane Foam: Major Product Segment

  • Furniture & Bedding Dominates PU Consumption

  • US Furniture Market: Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Sector for 2020E

  • Growing Preference for Energy-Efficient Household Appliances Benefits PU Foam Demand

  • Polystyrene Foam Market: An Overview

  • US Polystyrene Foams Market by Processing Method (2020): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Expanded and Extruded (Sheet and Boardstock)

  • US Polystyrene Foams Market by End-Use Sector (2020)

  • Rising Prominence of Polystyrene Foam Block Walls

  • Restrictions on PS Foam Use in Food Packaging to Impact Market Growth

  • Polyolefins: Market Overview

  • Competition

  • Foam Blowing Agents: An Overview

  • Regulatory Status




  • Polymeric Foams Market Presence – Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial – Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)

  • Despite COVID-19 Scare, China to Remain the Most Important Market

  • Polyurethane Foam: Largest Product Segment

  • Polyurethane Demand Influenced by Economic Trends

  • PU Foams to Gain Traction in Insulation Applications

  • Energy Conservation Initiatives in Construction Sector: An Important Demand Driver

  • Insulation Market: Key End-Use Application for Polymer Foams

  • Insulation Landscape in China

  • Protective Packaging: Opportunities for Polymer Foams

  • Chinese Protective Packaging Market Breakdown of Value Sales by Type (2020)


  • Polymeric Foams Market Presence – Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial – Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)

  • Market Overview

  • EPS Foam Market in Europe: An Insight

  • European Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Market by Application (2020)

  • PU Foams: A Market Set to Benefit from Stringent Regulatory Specifications

  • Insulation and Building Needs Drive Demand for Polyurethane

  • The Energy Performance in Buildings (EPBD) Directive

  • Europe’s 2020 Program


  • Use of Polymers in Heat Insulation Applications Grows Significantly

  • Polystyrene Foam: Gaining Preference as Insulation Material in Buildings

  • Polyurethane Foam Market: An Overview

  • Polymeric Foams Find Use in Window Applications


  • Polymeric Foams Market Presence – Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial – Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)

  • Polyurethane Foams: A Potential Laden Market

  • Indian PU Foam Production Breakdown by Type: 2020

  • Flexible PU Foam Market: Set for Robust Growth

  • Flexible Slabstock PU Foam Market by End Use in India (2019)


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