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Styrene Market Industry Analysis,Growth and New Market Opportunities by 2013 – 2019

Styrene, also known by the names of “phenylethene”, “vinyl benzene” or “ethenylbenzene”, is a colorless oily organic compound and a derivative of benzene. Styrene evaporates easily and serves as a precursor to polystyrene and several other copolymers. It occurs naturally in small quantities in different foods and plants and is also found in coal tar. Various types of styrene products such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), expanded polystyrene (EPS), and polystyrene (PS) are used for a wide range of applications including automotive, construction, packaging and consumer goods among others. The market for styrene is highly diversified which includes various types of derivatives, each having a wide range of applications across various sectors of the market. Owing to this, large number of manufacturers present in the styrene market engages in the production of different styrene-based products for various applications.