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Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market: By Type: High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE); By Process: Chemical, Physical; By Technology; By Application; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2016-2026); Market Dynamics; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market outlook

The size of the global PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) market attained USD 6.2 billion in 2020 and is forecast to achieve USD 9.2 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 7% in the forecast period of 2021-2026.


Global PEX Market

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Polyethylene is commonly used in a wide range of applications, including packaging, medical, consumer, and insulation products. It is a processed thermoplastic. Like all thermoplastics, polyethylene starts flowing above its melting point and loses its desirable mechanical characteristics, limiting its high-temperature operation. It is, thus, cross-linked to alter its nature from thermoplastic to thermoset and to form a plastic that is more temperature-resistant with enhanced mechanical strength.


Properties and Applications

Cross-linked polyethylene, frequently known as PEX or XLPE, is a cross-linked type of polyethylene. It is made up of tubing and is mainly used for the construction of pipework structures, hydronic radiant heating, and cooling systems, water piping, and high-voltage electrical cables insulation.

The PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) market can be divided based on segments like type, process, technology, and application.


Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market By Type

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The industry can be divided on the basis of its type as high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and Low-density polyethylene (LDPE), among others. The industry can be divided based on its processes as chemical and physical. The industry can be categorised based on its technology as PEXA (peroxide method), PEXB (silane method), and PEXC (e-beam method). The industry can be broadly categorised based on its application into:

  • Wires and Cables
  • Plumbing 
  • Automotive 
  • Medical
  • Chemical Industry
  • Others

The EMR report looks into the regional markets of PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) like North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions.


Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market By Region

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Market Analysis

The PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) industry is driven primarily by the automotive and construction sectors in the Asia Pacific, primarily in India, China, Japan, South Korea, and the countries of Southeast Asia. During the forecast period, the implementation of wires and cables is projected to lead the PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) industry. PEX is commonly used in energy wires of all voltage ranges as electrical insulation, although it is more suitable for applications of low and medium voltage. PEX is the most popular polymer insulation material that is weather, heat, and moisture resistant. To transfer energy securely and effectively, it offers better protection for copper cables. Therefore, the growing demand from these applications is anticipated to drive the PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) industry over the forecast period.


Competitive Landscape

The report presents a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) market, looking into their capacity, market shares, and latest developments like capacity expansions, plant turnarounds, and mergers and acquisitions:

  • The Dow Chemical Company    
  • Borealis AG   
  • Solvay SA    
  • Lyondellbasell Industries N.V.    
  • Exxonmobil Chemical Company, Inc.    
  • Polyone Corporation      
  • Akzonobel N.V.
  • Others

The EMR report gives an in-depth insight into the industry by providing a SWOT analysis as well as an analysis of Porter’s Five Forces model.


Key Questions Answered in the Market Report

  • How has the global PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) market performed in the previous years (2016-2020)?
  • What is the forecast assessment of the market for 2021-2026?
  • What are the major drivers in the historical (2016-2020) and forecast (2021-2026) periods?
  • What are the major constraints in the historical (2016-2020) and forecast (2021-2026) periods?
  • What are the major demand indicators of the global market?
  • What are the major price indicators of the global market?
  • What are the price trends in the global PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) industry? 
  • Who are the key manufacturers in the global PEX (crossed-linked polyethylene) industry?
  • What is the degree of competition in the global market?
  • What are the major events and developments taking place within the global industry?

*We at Expert Market Research always thrive to give you the latest information. The numbers in the article are only indicative and may be different from the actual report.

1    Preface
    1.1    Objectives of the Study
        1.1.1    Research Objective
        1.1.2    Key Findings of the Report
2    Research Methodology
    2.1    Data Extraction
    2.2    Data Corroboration
    2.3    Market Structure
    2.4    Assumptions
    2.5    Market Models
3    Introduction
    3.1    Market Outlook
    3.2    Key Industry Trends
    3.3    Market Scope and Segmentation
    3.4    Additional Insights
4    Executive Summary
    4.1    Key Market Developments
    4.2    Market Analysis
    4.3    Key Players
    4.4    Cost Structure
    4.5    Market Revenue and Growth
5    Market Dynamics
    5.1    Market Driver Analysis
    5.2    Market Restraint Analysis
    5.3    Industry Challenges
    5.4    Industry Opportunities
6    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market Analysis
    6.1    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Historical Market (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
    6.2    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market Breakup by Type
        6.2.1    High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)  
        6.2.2    Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) 
        6.2.3    Others
    6.3    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market Breakup by Type: Historical Market (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
        6.3.1    High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)  
        6.3.2    Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE)  
        6.3.3    Others    
    6.4    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market Breakup by Process
        6.4.1    Chemical
        6.4.2    Physical
    6.5    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market Breakup by Process: Historical Market (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
        6.5.1    Chemical
        6.5.2    Physical
    6.6    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market Breakup by Technology
        6.6.1    PEXA (Peroxide Method)
        6.6.2    PEXB (Silane Method)
        6.6.3    PEXC (E-Beam Method)
    6.7    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market Breakup by Technology: Historical Market (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
        6.7.1    PEXA (Peroxide Method)
        6.7.2    PEXB (Silane Method)
        6.7.3    PEXC (E-Beam Method)
    6.8    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market by Application
        6.8.1    Wires & Cables
        6.8.2    Plumbing 
        6.8.3    Automotive 
        6.8.4    Medical
        6.8.5    Chemical Industry
        6.8.6    Others  
    6.9    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market by Application: Historical Market (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
        6.9.1    Wires & Cables
        6.9.2    Plumbing 
        6.9.3    Automotive 
        6.9.4    Medical
        6.9.5    Chemical Industry
        6.9.6    Others
    6.10    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market by Region
        6.10.1    North America
      United States of America
        6.10.2    Europe
      United Kingdom
        6.10.3    Asia Pacific
        6.10.4    Latin America
        6.10.5    Middle East & Africa
      Saudi Arabia
      United Arab Emirates
      South Africa
    6.11    Global PEX (Crossed-Linked Polyethylene) Market by Region: Historical Market (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
        6.11.1    North America
      United States of America
        6.11.2    Europe
      United Kingdom
        6.11.3    Asia Pacific
        6.11.4    Latin America
        6.11.5    Middle East & Africa
      Saudi Arabia
      United Arab Emirates
      South Africa
7    SWOT Analysis
    7.1    Overview
    7.2    Strengths
    7.3    Weaknesses
    7.4    Opportunities
    7.5    Threats
8    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
    8.1    Overview
    8.2    Buyer’s Power
    8.3    Supplier’s Power
    8.4    New Entrants
    8.5    Degree of Rivalry
    8.6    Substitutes
9    Regional Price Analysis
    9.1    North America Historical Price Trends (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
    9.2    Europe Historical Price Trends (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
    9.3    Asia Pacific Historical Price Trends (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
    9.4    Latin America Historical Price Trends (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
    9.5    Middle East & Africa Historical Price Trends (2016-2020) & Forecast (2021-2026)
10    Competitive Landscape & Supplier Analysis
    10.1    The Dow Chemical Company 
        10.1.1    Company Overview
        10.1.2    Financial Analysis
    10.2    Borealis AG
        10.2.1    Company Overview
        10.2.2    Financial Analysis
    10.3    Solvay SA
        10.3.1    Company Overview
        10.3.2    Financial Analysis
    10.4    Lyondellbasell Industries N.V.
        10.4.1    Company Overview
        10.4.2    Financial Analysis
    10.5    Exxonmobil Chemical Company, Inc. 
        10.5.1    Company Overview
        10.5.2    Financial Analysis
    10.6    Polyone Corporation    
        10.6.1    Company Overview
        10.6.2    Financial Analysis
    10.7    Akzonobel N.V.
        10.7.1    Company Overview
        10.7.2    Financial Analysis
    10.8    Others
11    Industry Events and Developments

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1    Manufacturing Process
    1.1    Detailed Process Flow
    1.2    Operations Involved
    1.3    Mass Balance
2    Cost Analysis 
    2.1    Land, Location and Site Development
    2.2    Construction
    2.3    Plant Machinery
    2.4    Cost of Raw Material
    2.5    Packaging
    2.6    Transportation
    2.7    Utilities
    2.8    Manpower
    2.9    Other Capital Investment

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