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Global Plastics Processing Machinery Industry

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1Demand for Machinery to Surge; Albeit at a Moderate Rate II-1Current and Future Analysis II-1Demand Plummets during 2008-09 on account of Recession II-2Assessing Recovery in the Injection Molding Equipment SegmentPost Recession II-3Packaging and Medical Markets to Drive Demand for ExtrusionEquipment II-3

2. FACTORS INFLUENCING MARKET II-4Globalization - Transforming Plastic Industry Operations II-4Sophisticated Control Systems and Equipment Designs II-4Increasing Use of Plastics II-5Volatile Resin and Petroleum Prices II-5Demand Scenario in End-Use Industries II-5Ecological Concerns II-6

3. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES II-7Technology Enhancements Drive Market Growth II-7Demand for Used Plastics Processing Machinery Surges duringRecession II-7European Markets Prefer High Output Multi-Cavity Blow Molders II-8High Demand for Plastics Machinery in Consumer Electronics andIT Sectors II-8Machinery Producers Compete to Gain Technologically inInjection Molders II-8Extruders Feature New Advanced Capabilities II-8New Thermo-formers Offers Higher Productivity Levels II-9

4. COMPETITIVE SCENARIO II-10Market Leaders II-10Select Leading Players in the Worldwide Plastic ProcessingMachinery Market by Segment II-10Leading Injection Molding Machinery Makers II-10Leading Blow Molding Machinery Makers II-10Leading Extrusion Molding Machinery Makers II-11Leading Thermoforming Machinery Makers II-11

5. PLASTICS INDUSTRY - AN OVERVIEW II-12Raw Materials II-12End-Use Markets II-12Packaging Applications II-12Building and Construction II-13Automotive Industry II-13Consumer and Industrial Electronics II-13Medical II-13Household and Furniture II-13

6. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-14Definition - Plastics Processing Machines II-14Types of Plastics Processing Machinery II-14Injection Molding Machines II-14An Overview II-14Blow Molding Machines II-14Extrusion Molding Machines II-15Thermoforming Molding Machines II-15Other Plastics Processing Machines II-15Reaction Injection Molding II-15Compression Molding II-15Transfer Molding II-16Rotational Molding II-16Structural Foam Molding II-16

7. END-USE MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-17Overview II-17Table 1: Global Demand for Plastics Processing Machinery byEnd-Use Markets (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Demand forPackaging, Consumer/ Institutional, Construction and OtherMarkets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17Packaging Applications Corner Large Share II-17Bottles Form Main Products in Blow Molding Machinery II-17Enhanced Usage of Plastics in Automobile Sector II-18Medical Plastics Sector: A Prospective Growth Market II-18Rising Use of Plastic in Consumer Electronics Industry II-18

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