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Polyetherimide Market size worth over $800 mn by 2025

  • Published Date: February 21, 2019

Polyetherimide Market size is set to surpass USD 800 million by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

Growing awareness for manufacturing safe products and changing environmental regulations would propel polyetherimide Market growth. PEI emits less smoke when it is exposed to open flame owing to which its demand has increased in several industries including automotive, electrical & electronics, and aerospace.

Global polyetherimide industry size from electronics application is anticipated to exceed USD 165 million in the forecast timeline. Its properties including high deformation resistance, self-extinguishing, low flammability & outgassing finds its applications to manufacture electronic and electrical insulators. Rapid developments including Internet of Things and artificial intelligence will foster product demand.

The product due to its high strength and dimensional stability is used in building applications. Global construction industry is estimated to grow at 4.5% by 2023 due to escalating economic growth in India and China. This will enhance polyetherimide industry growth.

Ultem resins by SABIC meets the standards set by FDA, ISO, and USP Class VI making it suitable for its utilization in healthcare industry.  Global healthcare industry is estimated to grow at 6% by 2022, hence propelling PEI demand.

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U.S. polyetherimide market size may register significant gains over 5% by 2025. PEI is utilized in petroleum operations as it is thermal and chemical resistant. Rising shale gas production in the country will foster PEI demand.

High raw material & processing costs and limited color ability of PEI as compared to its substitutes might impact the market profitability. Strict government regulations regarding plastics usage might also hamper industry growth.

Browse key industry insights spread across 950 pages with 1681  market data tables & 21 figures & charts from the report, “Polyetherimide (PEI) Market Size By Grade (Unreinforced, Reinforced [Glass Fibre, Carbon Fibre]),By Form (Sheet, Rod, Granule, Film), By Application (Automotive [Under hood components, Automotive Interior, Fuel systems, Bumper], Aerospace [Interiors, Antenna Construction], Electronics [Semi-Conductors, Switches, Coils & Fuses], Pharmaceutical [Surgical Probes, Fixtures], Industrial [Fluid Handling, Oil & Gas, Telecom & Communication, Marine Cleats], Consumer [Appliances, Kitchenware], Food), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025” in detail along with the table of contents:

Global carbon fiber reinforced polyetherimide industry size may witness significant  gains over 5% up to 2025. The product is utilized to manufacture aircraft components including aileron ribs due to its increased strength and stiffness. Global commercial aircraft industry is estimated to grow at 2.5% by 2025 owing to rising air travel affluence hence, fostering PEI demand.

China polyetherimide market size may witness significant over 5.5% at the end of 2025. The product being food contact acceptable and chemical resistant is widely utilized in kitchenware and appliances. Growing consumer awareness and standard of living in the country will promote PEI demand.

Global PEI market size from granule form is anticipated to surpass USD 450 million by 2025. The product being eco-compliant and fit for food contact applications is utilized in food & beverage packaging industry. Global packaged food industry is estimated to grow at 4.5% by 2020 due to rising demand of ready-to-cook foodstuff. This factor will enhance the industry growth.

Global polyetherimide industry size from automotive application is anticipated to surpass USD 290 million by 2025. Growing PEI demand in automotive components including gears, interiors, bumpers, and fuel systems owing to its low cost and light weight as compared to metals including aluminum will foster PEI demand.

Polyetherimide market is moderately consolidated with key industry participants including RTP Company, Mitsubishi Chemical, Nationwide Plastics, Centroplast Engineering, and Röchling Group, SABIC. Manufacturers are making heavy investments in R&D, product innovation and capacity expansion in order to cater increasing market growth.

Polyetherimide (PEI) Market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in tons and revenue in USD from 2014 to 2025, for the following segments:

Polyetherimide Market, By Grade

  • Unreinforced
  • Reinforced
  • Glass Fiber
  • Carbon Fiber

Polyetherimide (PEI) Market, By Form

  • Sheet
  • Rod
  • Granule
  • Film

Polyetherimide Market, By Application

  • Automotive
  • Under hood components
  • Automotive Interior
  • Fuel systems
  • Bumper
  • Aerospace
  • Interiors
  • Antenna Construction
  • Electronics
  • Semi-Conductors
  • Switches
  • Coils & Fuses


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Surgical Probes
  • Fixtures
  • Industrial
  • Fluid Handling
  • Oil & Gas
  • Telecom & Communication
  • Marine Cleats
  • Consumer
  • Appliances
  • Kitchenware
  • Food

The above information is provided on a regional and country basis for the following:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Poland
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
    • Brazil
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Morocco
    • Iran
    • South Africa




Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sonal Singh