SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Elizabeth White, Peter Silva, Liz McMillan, Yeshim Deniz, Pat Romanski

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Global Methyl Methacrylate Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Methyl Methacrylate in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Acrylic Plastics & Resins (Cast & Extruded Sheets, and Molding Powders & Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 27 companies including many key and niche players such as Arkema Group, Asahi Kasei Chemicals, BASF SE, Evonik Degussa GmbH, Evonik Degussa GmbH, Evonik Cyro LLC, Formosa Plastics Corp., Heilongjiang Longxin Chemical Co Ltd., Honam Petrochemicals Corp., Kaohsiung Monomer Company Ltd., Kuraray Co., Ltd., LG MMA Corp., Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc., Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd., Lucite International Ltd., Lucite International Americas, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., and The Dow Chemical Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET DYNAMICS II-1

Snapshot of Methyl Methacrylate Consumption II-1

Market Highlights II-1

Competitive Landscape II-2

Table 1: Worldwide MMA Production (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Production Capacity by Geographic Region -

Japan, China, Europe, US and Rest of World (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: Leading Players in Global MMA Market (2011):Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Players-Mitsubishi Rayon/Lucite International, Evonik Industries, DowChemical, Sumitomo Chemicals, LG MMA, Asahi Kasei, JilinChemical and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Leading Global MMA Manufacturers (2010): Major

Production Sites and Annual Production Capacities in Thousand

Metric Tons II-3

MMA Production Process and Leading Manufacturers II-4

Current and Future Scenario II-4

By Geographic Region II-4

By End-use Segment II-4

Impact of Recession on MMA Market II-4

Post-recession Scenario II-5

End-use Industries Grapple with MMA Shortage II-5

Manufacturers Gear Up Production Capacities to Meet Surging

Demand II-5

Impact of Eurodebt Crisis on MMA Supply & Demand II-6

Crisis Slows Down European MMA Industry II-6

Asian Producers Caught on Wrong Foot II-6

US MMA Buyer Exercise Caution II-7

2. MAJOR TRENDS II-8PMMA to Grab Bigger Share of Automotive Plastics Market II-8Table 4: Worldwide Automotive Plastics Consumption (2011)Percentage Share Breakdown by Types of Plastic -Polypropylene, Polyurethanes, ABS, Composites, HDPE,Polycarbonates and PMMA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 5: Worldwide Automotive Plastics Consumption (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Geographic Region - Asia

Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of World (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Global Financial Fragility Dents PMMA Demand and Prices II-9

MMA Prices Remain Volatile in Europe and Asia Despite Lax Demand II-9

Developing Countries Experience Brisk Growth II-10

Manufacturers Relocate Production to Low-Cost Regions II-10

Asian Demand and New Applications Bolster PMMA Demand II-10

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-12Introduction II-12Composition II-12Physical/Chemical Properties II-12Properties of Methyl Methacrylate II-13End-Use Markets for MMA Derivatives II-13MMA Resins II-14Properties II-14MMA for Protein Purification II-14Polymer Concrete II-14Poly Methyl Methacrylate II-14Polymerization of MMA II-15Applications II-15Production Process II-16Select Production Processes of MMA II-17Acetone - A Key Raw Material II-17Acetone Cyanohydrin (ACH) Process II-17Methcrylonitrile (MAN) Process II-17Synthesis from Coal-Derived Syngas II-17Isobutylene or T-Butanol Process II-18Palladium-Catalyzed Process II-18Synthesis Gas and Ethylene II-18Asahi Chemical's Process II-18Mitsubishi's Process II-18Eastman Chemical's Three-Phase Syngas Process II-18Lucite International's Alpha Process II-19Health Hazards II-19General Hazards II-19Incidence of Cancer II-20Neurotoxicity II-20Hazardous to Animals II-20Harmful to Aquatic Organisms II-20Harmful to Terrestrial Organisms II-20Abiotic Effects II-20

4. END-USE MARKETS - AN OVERVIEW II-21

End-Use Segmentation II-21

Acrylic Resins & Plastics II-21

Surface Coatings II-21

Impact Modifiers II-22

Emulsion Polymers II-22

Mineral-Based Sheets II-22

Higher Methacrylates II-22

Polyester Modifiers II-22

Others II-22

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-23Lucite to Restart Full Production at Beaumont MMA Plant II-23Mitsubishi Rayon and SABIC to Set Up World's Largest MMA Plant II-23Arkema Sets up Arkema Coating Resins II-23ENGlobal Secures EPC Contracts from Lucite International II-23Mitsubishi Chemical Takes Over Mitsubishi Rayon II-24Mitsubishi Rayon to Sell Stake in Lucite China II-24Siam Cement Group Resumes Construction Work II-24

6. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-25

Evonik Takes Over Methacrylate Business of Arkema II-25

Dow Chemical Acquires Rohm and Haas II-25

Mitsubishi Rayon Acquires Lucite International II-25

Mitsubishi Chemical to Acquire Mitsubishi Rayon II-25

Saudi International Petrochemical Enters into Joint Venture

with Hanwha Chemical II-26

Tennant Company Enters into Partnership with ChemMasters II-26

Sabic and Sipchem Sign Deal II-26

Asahi Kasei Chemicals Deploys Enhanced MMA Process at Kawasaki

Plant II-26

Sumitomo Chemical and Saudi Aramco to Expand PetroRabigh

Petrochemical Complex II-26

Lucite International Expands Plant Capacity II-27

Evonik Commences Production at Shanghai Plant II-27

Lucite International Inaugurates New MMA Plant II-27

Arkema Closes its France Plant II-27

Daesen MMA Corporation Commences Production II-27

Sumipex TechSheet Commences Operations in Taiwan II-28

Mitsubishi Rayon Closes its Japan Plant II-28

PTT Asahi Chemical to Build Petrochemical Complex II-28

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-29Arkema Group (France) II-29Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp (Japan) II-29BASF SE (Germany) II-29Evonik Industries AG (Germany) II-30Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany) II-30Evonik Cyro LLC (US) II-30Formosa Plastics Corp. (Taiwan) II-31Heilongjiang Longxin Chemical Co., Ltd. (China) II-31Honam Petrochemical Corp. (South Korea) II-31Kaohsiung Monomer Company Ltd (Taiwan) II-31Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-32LG MMA Corp. (Korea) II-32Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc. (Japan) II-32Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-32Lucite International Ltd. (UK) II-33Lucite International Americas (US) II-33Thai MMA Co., Ltd (Thailand) II-33Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan) II-34Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-34The Dow Chemical Company (US) II-35

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-36

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 7: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethyl Methacrylate in Acrylic Plastics and Resins byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 10: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate in

Acrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and

Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate inAcrylic Plastics and Resins by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin AmericaMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-41

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Cast and Extruded Sheets (Acrylics Plastics and Resins) by

Region by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures

in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 13: World Historic Review for Cast and Extruded Sheets(Acrylics Plastics and Resins) by Geographic Region - US,Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), MiddleEast and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Cast and Extruded

Sheets (Acrylics Plastics and Resins) by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and

Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMolding Powders and Resins (Acrylics Plastics and Resins) byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 16: World Historic Review for Molding Powders and Resins

(Acrylics Plastics and Resins) by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle

East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004

through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Molding Powders andResins (Acrylics Plastics and Resins) by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East andLatin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methyl Methacrylate in Surface Coatings by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 19: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate inSurface Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate in

Surface Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America

Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethyl Methacrylate in Impact Modifiers by Geographic Region -US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 22: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate in

Impact Modifiers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate inImpact Modifiers Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methyl Methacrylate in Emulsion Polymers by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 25: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate inEmulsion Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate in

Emulsion Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America

Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethyl Methacrylate in Mineral-Based Sheets by GeographicRegion - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons forYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 28: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate in

Mineral-Based Sheets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate inMineral-Based Sheets by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin AmericaMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-59

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methyl Methacrylate in Higher Methacrylates by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for

Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 31: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate inHigher Methacrylates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate in

Higher Methacrylates by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America

Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethyl Methacrylate in Polyester Modifiers by GeographicRegion - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons forYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 34: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate in

Polyester Modifiers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 35: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate inPolyester Modifiers by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin AmericaMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-65

Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methyl Methacrylate in Other End-Use Applications by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 37: World Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate inOther End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East andLatin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 38: World 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate in

Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America

Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-68

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current and Future Scenario III-1

Market Trends III-1

Acrylic Resins Register Healthy Growth III-1

Production Scenario III-2

Table 39: US MMA Production (2010): Percentage Breakdown of

Production Capacity by Leading Manufacturers (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Strategic Corporate Developments III-2

Key Players III-2

B.Market Analytics III-4

Table 40: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics

and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and

Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion

Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates,

Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for

Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 41: US Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate byEnd-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast andExtruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), SurfaceCoatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-BasedSheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and OtherEnd-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 42: US 15-Year Perspective for Methyl Methacrylate by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets

and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact

Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher

Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-6

2. CANADA III-7A.Market Analysis III-7Current and Future Scenario III-7B.Market Analytics III-8Table 43: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - AcrylicPlastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and MoldingPowders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers,Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, HigherMethacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 44: Canadian Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate

by End-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and

Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface

Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based

Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other

End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 45: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for MethylMethacrylate by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast andExtruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), SurfaceCoatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-BasedSheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and OtherEnd-Use Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

3. JAPAN III-11

A.Market Analysis III-11

Current and Future Scenario III-11

Production Scenario III-11

Table 46: Japanese MMA Production (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Capacity by Major Manufacturers

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Strategic Corporate Developments III-11

Key Players III-12

B.Market Analytics III-15

Table 47: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - Acrylic

Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding

Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers,

Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher

Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 48: Japanese Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylateby End-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast andExtruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), SurfaceCoatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-BasedSheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and OtherEnd-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 49: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Methyl

Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and

Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface

Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based

Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other

End-Use Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

4. EUROPE III-18A.Market Analysis III-18Current and Future Scenario III-18Volatile Economic Conditions Push Up MMA Prices in Europe III-18A Snapshot of Russian MMA Market III-18Key Statistics III-19Table 50: European PMMA Resins Market (2011): PercentageBreakdown By End-Use Applications (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-19

Table 51: Europe MMA Production Capacity (2010): Percentage

Breakdown By Select Producers (Capacity in kt) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Strategic Corporate Development III-19

Key Players III-20

B.Market Analytics III-23

Table 52: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region - France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 53: European Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylateby Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzedwith Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 54: European 15-Year Perspective for Methyl

Methacrylate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 55: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - AcrylicPlastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and MoldingPowders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers,Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, HigherMethacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 56: European Historic Review for Methyl Methacrylate

by End-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and

Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface

Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based

Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other

End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 57: European 15-Year Perspective for MethylMethacrylate by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast andExtruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), SurfaceCoatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-BasedSheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and OtherEnd-Use Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-29

A.Market Analysis III-29

Current and Future Scenario III-29

By Geographic Region III-29

By End-use Segments III-29

Highlights III-29

Table 58: Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players in

Asian MMA Market (2011) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-29

MMA Prices Display Signs of Stability Following Continuous

Decline III-30

Southeast Asian Demand for GP-MMA Wanes in Favor of Optical

PMMA III-30

Overview of Chinese MMA Market III-30

Consumption Scenario III-30

Lethargic Demand for Domestic MMA/PMMA in China III-31

Weak Domestic Demand Softens MMA Prices in China in 2010 III-31

Gradually Moving Towards Novel Technologies III-31

Production Capacity III-32

Table 59: Chinese MMA Production (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Capacity by Leading Manufacturers

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Strategic Corporate Development III-32

Key Players III-32

B.Market Analytics III-35

Table 60: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Methyl Methacrylate by Geographic Region -

China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for

Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 61: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for MethylMethacrylate by Geographic Region - China and Rest ofAsia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 62: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methyl

Methacrylate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Consumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific

Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 63: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Segment -Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets andMolding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, ImpactModifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, HigherMethacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 64: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methyl

Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics and

Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and

Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion

Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates,

Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for

Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 65: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for MethylMethacrylate by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast andExtruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), SurfaceCoatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-BasedSheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and OtherEnd-Use Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-41

A.Market Analysis III-41

Current and Future Scenario III-41

Strategic Corporate Development III-41

B.Market Analytics III-42

Table 66: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - Acrylic

Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding

Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers,

Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher

Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 67: Middle East Historic Review for MethylMethacrylate by End-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics andResins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders andResins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, EmulsionPolymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates,Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons forYears 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 68: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Methyl

Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and

Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), Surface

Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based

Sheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other

End-Use Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

7. LATIN AMERICA III-45A.Market Analysis III-45Current and Future Scenario III-45Market Overview III-45Key Player III-46B.Market Analytics III-47Table 69: Latin American Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methyl Methacrylate by End-Use Segment -Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets andMolding Powders and Resins), Surface Coatings, ImpactModifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, HigherMethacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 70: Latin American Historic Review for Methyl

Methacrylate by End-Use Segment - Acrylic Plastics and

Resins (Cast and Extruded Sheets and Molding Powders and

Resins), Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion

Polymers, Mineral-Based Sheets, Higher Methacrylates,

Polyester Modifiers and Other End-Use Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for

Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 71: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for MethylMethacrylate by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for Acrylic Plastics and Resins (Cast andExtruded Sheets and Molding Powders and Resins), SurfaceCoatings, Impact Modifiers, Emulsion Polymers, Mineral-BasedSheets, Higher Methacrylates, Polyester Modifiers and OtherEnd-Use Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-49IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 27 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 36)

The United States (5)Japan (6)Europe (8)- France (2)- Germany (3)- The United Kingdom (2)- Spain (1)Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (15)Latin America (1)Middle-East (1)

To order this report:Chemical Industry: Global Methyl Methacrylate Industry

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