Breathable Films Market Research Report- Forecast to 2027

Global Breathable Films Market Research Report by Type (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyurethane Polyether Block Amide, Co-Polyamide and Polyether Ester), by Application (Hygiene, Medical, Food Packaging, Construction and Fabric) – Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/CnM/3667-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 138 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Synopsis of Breathable Films Market:


Breathable Films are composed of micro porous structures that prevents the passage of water through coatings. They are formed by the combination of numerous mineral fillers such as calcium carbonate and polymers. With the help of several gravimetric techniques, moisture vapor transmission rate can be calculated, which is the quantity of vapor that passes through the film. Moreover, its flexible breathability, good processing, lightweight nature, exceptional mechanical strength and adhesion are the important trends and factors influencing the market confidently. Therefore, they are used in various applications such as hygiene, medical, food packaging, construction, fabric, and others.


Among the various segments in Breathable Films Market, the polyethylene segment has witnessed a significant growth due to its extensive use in the one-time use products such as baby diapers, sanitary towels, incontinence pads, and others. Due to its growing popularity, the manufacturers in various countries have adopted the use of Breathable Films in hygiene, medical, food packaging, construction, and others. It is also used as house wrap, roofing films, and wall coverings in construction industry. It is estimated that the sub-segment polyurethane polyether block amide is set to grow at a higher CAGR owing to its boundless use in surgical gloves, surgical drapes, gowns used in hospitals for patients, and others. The growing production of these Breathable Films, and its endless use in end-use industries is set to drive the polyurethane polyether block amide market over the assessment period, 2017-2023. The market by application is segregated into hygiene, medical, food packaging, construction, fabric, and others. The medical segment is leading the market on account of its extensive consumption in bed covers, stand covers, and improving infrastructure facilities in hospitals. Moreover, the increasing demand for Breathable Films in medical, food packaging, construction, fabric, and others are projected to drive the market due to its excellent performance and soft-touch nature.


The Global Breathable Films Market Share by Application:Breathable Films Market


Regional Analysis:


The Breathable Films Market is segmented across five regions: Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. Among these, the Asia Pacific region holds a major share of the market due to growing consumption of Breathable Films in hygiene, medical, food packaging, and others. The medical segment holds the major portion and is anticipated to continue its dominance in the market due to extraordinary features offered by the product such as adhesion, light-weight, and other characteristics. Therefore, countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, and India are the major players in this market.


The North American region is growing significantly due to growing demand for polyethylene breathable films in food packaging, sports and other industries. It is predicted that growing investments in the end-use industries is likely to drive the market during the forecast period. The growing consumption of the product in end-use industries has propelled the growth in countries such as the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to achieve a stunning growth in the market because they provide unique lightweight, enhanced mechanical strength, and high standard performance to the product.


Europe has observed a remarkable growth due to growing expansion facilities and health care concerns in the region. The market has been driven by the consumption of this product in hygiene, medical, food packaging, and others. It is estimated that the growing innovation and technological advancements in breathable films, and other products is predicted to propel the growth in the countries such as the U.K, Italy, Germany, and France during the forecast period.


The Middle East & Africa region is estimated to witness a significant growth in the market due to the growing consumption of polyethylene films in medical, food packaging, and other sectors. Moreover, Latin America is anticipated to witness a higher growth in the market due to increasing demand for product in the end-use sectors.


Segmental Analysis:


The Global Breathable Films Market is segmented into the type, and application. On the basis of type, the market is segregated into polyethylene, polypropylene, polyurethane polyether block amide, co-polyamide, and polyether ester segments. The market by application is further categorized into hygiene, medical, food packaging, construction, fabric, and others.


Key Players:


Some of the prominent players operating in the Global Breathable Films Market are Clopay Plastic Products Co., Inc. (U.S.), The RKW Group (Germany), Arkema S.A. (France), Mitsui Chemicals, Inc (Japan), TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC. (Japan), Covestro AG (Germany), NITTO DENKO CORPORATION (Japan), Fatra A.S. (Czech Republic), Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.(U.S.),and Trioplast Industrier AB (Sweden) among others.


Geographical Analysis:


The report covers brief analysis of the major geographic regions namely Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.


Intended Audience



  • Breathable Films Market Manufacturers

  • Traders and Distributors of Breathable Films Market

  • Production Process Industries

  • Potential Investors

  • Raw Material Suppliers

  • Nationalized Laboratory



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


Breathable films are made from a combination of a number of minerals, including calcium carbonate and various polymers.

Polyethylene holds the largest share in the global breathable films market due to its significant use in single-use products.

The leading end use application of breathable films is in the medical sector. Hygiene and food packaging applications are also likely to remain important over the forecast period.

Asia Pacific holds the largest share in the global breathable films market due to the growing consumption of breathable films in hygiene, medical, and food packaging applications.

Leading players in the global breathable films market include Arkema, Toray Industries, Covestro AG, Fatra AS, and Mitsui Chemicals Inc.

Table of Contents:

1 Executive Summary

2 Scope of the Report

2.1 Market Definition

2.2 Scope of the Study

2.2.1 Research Objectives

2.2.2 Assumptions & Limitations

2.3 Markets Structure

3 Market Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process

3.2 Secondary Research

3.3 Primary Research

3.4 Forecast Model

4 Market Landscape

4.1 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.1.1 Threat of New Entrants

4.1.2 Bargaining power of buyers

4.1.3 Threat of substitutes

4.1.4 Segment rivalry

4.2 Value Chain/Supply Chain of Global Breathable Films Market

5 Industry Overview of Global Breathable Films Market

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Growth Drivers

5.3 Impact analysis

5.4 Market Challenges

6 Market Trends

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Growth Trends

6.3 Impact analysis

7. Global Breathable Films Market by Type

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Polyethylene

7.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.3 Polypropylene

7.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.4 Polyurethane polyether block amide

7.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.5 Co-polyamide

7.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

7.6 Polyether ester

7.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8. Global Breathable Films Market by Application

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Hygiene

8.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.3 Medical

8.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.4 Food packaging

8.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.5 Construction

8.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.6 Fabric

8.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

8.7 Others

8.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

8.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

9. Global Breathable Films Market by Region

9.1 Introduction

9.2 North America

9.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.2.4 US

9.2.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.2.5 Canada

9.2.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.2.6 Mexico

9.2.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.2.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.2.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.3 Europe

9.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.3.4 Germany

9.3.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.3.5. France

9.3.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.3.6 Italy

9.3.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.3.7 U.K

9.3.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.3.8 Rest of Europe

9.3.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.3.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.3.8.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.4 Asia Pacific

9.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.4.4 China

9.4.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.4.5 India

9.4.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.4.6 Japan

9.4.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific

9.4.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.4.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.4.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.5 The Middle East & Africa

9.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.5.4 Saudi Arabia

9.5.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.5.5 Qatar

9.5.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.5.6 North Africa

9.5.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.5.7 GCC

9.5.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.5.8 Rest of the Middle East & Africa

9.5.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.5.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.5.8.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.6 Latin America

9.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.6.4 Brazil

9.6.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.6.5 Argentina

9.6.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

9.6.6 Rest of Latin America

9.6.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

9.6.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020-2027

9.6.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020-2027

10. Company Landscape

11. Company Profiles

11.1 Clopay Plastic Products Co., Inc.

11.1.1 Company Overview

11.1.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.1.3 Financial Updates

11.1.4 Key Developments

11.2 The RKW Group

11.2.1 Company Overview

11.2.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.2.3 Financial Updates

11.2.4 Key Developments

11.3 Arkema S.A

11.3.1 Company Overview

11.3.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.3.3 Financial Updates

11.3.4 Key Developments

11.4 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc

11.4.1 Company Overview

11.4.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.4.3 Financial Updates

11.4.4 Key Developments

11.5 TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.

11.5.1 Company Overview

11.5.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.5.3 Financial Updates

11.5.4 Key Developments

11.6 Covestro AG

11.6.1 Company Overview

11.6.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.6.3 Financial Updates

11.6.4 Key Developments

11.7 NITTO DENKO CORPORATION

11.7.1 Company Overview

11.7.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.7.3 Financial Updates

11.7.4 Key Developments

11.8 Fatra A.S.

11.8.1 Company Overview

11.8.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.8.3 Financial Updates

11.8.4 Key Developments

11.9 Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.

11.9.1 Company Overview

11.9.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.9.3 Financial Updates

11.9.4 Key Developments

11.10 Trioplast Industrier AB

11.10.1 Company Overview

11.10.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.10.3 Financial Updates

11.10.4 Key Developments

11.11 Celanese Corporation

11.11.1 Company Overview

11.11.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.11.3 Financial Updates

11.11.4 Key Developments

11.12 Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd.

11.12.1 Company Overview

11.12.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.12.3 Financial Updates

11.12.4 Key Developments

11.13 Skymark

11.13.1 Company Overview

11.13.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.13.3 Financial Updates

11.13.4 Key Developments

11.14 AMERICAN POLYFILM

11.14.1 Company Overview

11.14.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.14.3 Financial Updates

11.14.4 Key Developments

11.15 Innovia Films

11.15.1 Company Overview

11.15.2 Type/Business Segment Overview

11.15.3 Financial Updates

11.15.4 Key Developments

12 Conclusion

List of Tables:

Table 1 World Population by Major Regions (2020-2027)

Table 2 Global Breathable Films Market: By Region, 2020-2027

Table 3 North America Breathable Films Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 4 Europe Breathable Films Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 5 Asia Pacific Breathable Films Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 6 The Middle East & Africa Breathable Films Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 7 Latin America Breathable Films Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table 8 Global Breathable Films by Type Market: By Regions, 2020-2027

Table 9 North America Breathable Films by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table10 Europe Breathable Films by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table11 Asia Pacific Breathable Films by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table12 The Middle East & Africa Breathable Films by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table13 Latin America Breathable Films by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table14 Global Breathable Films by Application Market: By Regions, 2020-2027

Table15 North America Breathable Films by Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table16 Europe Breathable Films by Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table17 Asia Pacific Breathable Films by Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table18 The Middle East & Africa Breathable Films by Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table19 Latin America Breathable Films by Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027

Table20 Global Type Market: By Region, 2020-2027

Table21 Global Application Market: By Region, 2020-2027

Table22 North America: Breathable Films Market, By Country

Table23 North America: Breathable Films Market, By Type

Table24 North America: Breathable Films Market, By Application

Table25 Europe: Breathable Films Market, By Country

Table26 Europe: Breathable Films Market, By Type

Table27 Europe: Breathable Films Market, By Application

Table28 Asia Pacific: Breathable Films Market, By Country

Table29 Asia Pacific: Breathable Films Market, By Type

Table30 Asia Pacific: Breathable Films Market, By Application

Table31 The Middle East & Africa: Breathable Films Market, By Country

Table32 The Middle East & Africa: Breathable Films Market, By Type

Table33 The Middle East & Africa: Breathable Films Market, By Application

Table34 Latin America: Breathable Films Market, By Country

Table35 Latin America: Breathable Films Market, By Type

Table36 Latin America: Breathable Films Market, By Application

List of Figures:

FIGURE 1 Global Breathable Films market segmentation

FIGURE 2 Forecast Methodology

FIGURE 3 Five Forces Analysis of Global Breathable Films Market

FIGURE 4 Value Chain of Global Breathable Films Market

FIGURE 5 Share of Global Breathable Films Market in 2020, by country (in %)

FIGURE 6 Global Breathable Films Market, 2020-2027,

FIGURE 7 Sub segments of Type

FIGURE 8 Global Breathable Films Market size by Type, 2020

FIGURE 9 Share of Global Breathable Films Market by Type, 2020-2027

FIGURE 10 Global Breathable Films Market size by Application, 2020

FIGURE 11 Share of Global Breathable Films Market by Application, 2020-2027