DUBLIN, Ireland, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kpq3gs/global_epdm) has announced the addition of the "Global EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) Market by Application & Geography Trends & Forecasts To 2017" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) EPDM are synthetic rubber and are known for their outstanding resistance to heat, ozone, weather, polar substances, and excellent electrical insulation properties. These are widely used in automotive applications, roofing systems, etc. Automotive is primary application in terms of utilization of EPDM. EPDM is used in the manufacturing of seals, washers, glass-run channels, radiators, garden and appliance hose, tubing, pond liners, belts, electrical insulation, vibrators, O-rings, solar panel heat collectors, UV protection and speaker cone surrounds, electrical wire & cable jackets, roofing membranes, etc. This study estimates the global market of EPDM by the end of 2017. This market research study provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global EPDM market. The report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major geographic regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW) that include key growth regions such as China and India. Major countries with the market volumes and revenues are covered for each of the region. The report also covers present production capacity outlook and forecast of upcoming capacities by the year 2017. Competitive scenario and market share of the top players has been discussed in detail. These top players of the industry are profiled in detail with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities are discussed. Market has also been segmented on the basis of applications. The major applications for EPDM such as automotive, building & construction, plastic modification, wire & cables, lubricant additive, etc. have been discussed in detail in the report. Market share for major market participants has been described in detail for EPDM.