Fluoropolymers Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Fluoropolymers Market Research Report: Information By Type (Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF), Fluoroelastomers (FKM), Fluorinated Ethylene-Propylene (FEP), Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE), Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE) and Others), Application (Coatings, Films & Sheets, Tubes, Additives and Others), End-Use Industry (Chemical Processing, Automotive, Electrical and Electronics, Building and Construction, Industrial Equipment, Medical, Household and Others) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/2335-CR | March 2021 | Region: Global | 252 pages

Fluoropolymers Market- Overview


Fluoropolymers Market is projected to register a CAGR of 6.50% to reach USD 11,823.1 Million by the end of 2027.


Fluoropolymers possess extensive physical and chemical properties. Thus, they are suitable for various end-use and high-tech applications and are widely used in the electrical & electronics, automotive, and building & construction industries.


The escalating demand from these end-use industries coupled with ongoing R&D for product development boosts the growth of the global market. Moreover, with the increasing shift towards green fluoropolymers and the global chemical trend of sustainability in the chemical industry, manufacturers are extending their product portfolios by offering bio-based fluoropolymers to end-users. However, global market growth is hampered by stringent regulations by governments related to carbon emission, thereby, driving the trend towards the alternative use of fluoropolymers by numerous end-use industries.


Key Players


Key Players operating in the Global Fluoropolymers Market include The Chemours Company (US), 3M (US), AGC Chemical (Japan), Arkema (France), Kureha Corporation (Japan), Daikin Industries, Ltd (Japan), and Honeywell International Inc. (US).


These Players dominate the global market with more than 50% share of the overall market. These companies have a global revenue base, advanced production technologies, a wide product portfolio, brand identity, vast industry experience, integrated production facilities, and an extensive distribution network.


Global Fluoropolymers Market Revenue, By Application, 2019 (USD Million)
Fluoropolymers Market


Sources: MRFR Analysis


Segmentation


Global Fluoropolymers Market is segmented based on Type, Application, End-Use Industry, and Region.


Global Fluoropolymers Market has been categorized, based on type, into polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), fluoroelastomers (FKM), fluorinated ethylene-propylene (FEP), ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE), polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE), and others. Among these, the polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) segment accounted for more than 40% of the global market share in 2019. This polymer is widely used as a non-stick coating for pans and cookware, insulation of wiring in aerospace and electrical industries, medical appliances, and automotive and industrial products. 


By Application, the fluoropolymers market is divided into coatings, films & sheets, tubes, additives, and others. The coatings segment was valued at USD 2,376.3 million in 2019.


Based on the End-Use Industry, the Global Fluoropolymers Market has been segmented into chemical processing, automotive, electrical and electronics, building and construction, industrial equipment, medical, household, and others. In terms of value, the chemical processing segment dominated the global market with a 29.03% share in 2019 and is projected to register a healthy CAGR of 6.40%. Moreover, the building and construction segment is anticipated to exhibit the highest CAGR of 7.65%, owing to increased demand for architectural coating.


Global Fluoropolymers Market Share, By Region, 2019 (%)
Fluoropolymers Market


Sources: MRFR Analysis


Regional Analysis


Global Fluoropolymers Market has been studied across five regions, namely, Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. The market in Asia-Pacific held the largest market share of over 42.65% in 2018, with a market value of around USD 3,093.6 million. This is mainly attributed to the growing adoption of specialty fluoropolymers in the healthcare industry for the production of medical devices.


Market Segmentation


Global Fluoropolymer Market, By Type



  • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)

  • Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)

  • Fluoroelastomers (FKM)

  • Fluorinated Ethylene-Propylene (FEP)

  • Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE)

  • Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE)

  • Others


Global Fluoropolymer Market, By Application



  • Coatings

  • Films & Sheets

  • Tubes

  • Additives

  • Others


Global Fluoropolymer Market, By End-Use Industry



  • Chemical Processing

  • Automotive

  • Electrical and Electronics

  • Building and Construction

  • Industrial Equipment

  • Medical

  • Household

  • Others


Global Fluoropolymer Market, By Region



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • France

    • Belgium

    • Germany

    • Spain

    • Italy

    • UK

    • Poland

    • Netherlands

    • Russia

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia & New Zealand

    • Indonesia

    • South Korea

    • Thailand

    • Vietnam

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Latin America

    • Mexico

    • Brazil

    • Argentina

    • Rest of Latin America



  • Middle East & Africa

    • Turkey

    • Egypt

    • GCC

    • Israel

    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa




Available Additional Customizations



  • Customer Analysis of Major Consumers

  • Additional Company Profiles


Intended Audience



  • Fluoropolymer Manufacturers

  • Suppliers and Traders of Fluoropolymer and Related Products

  • Government, Associations, and Industrial Associations

  • Investors and Trade Experts

  • Consulting in Chemical Experts


Industry News


October 2021 : PPG introduces its latest Lineguard range of coatings as well as application services for tier suppliers, industrial customers, and automotive OEMs, to bring down costs, time, and risks along with environmental impact related to the maintenance of different paint shop equipment. The Lineguard range now includes fluoropolymer coatings with applications in topcoat carriers, floor grids, paint booth racks, and various equipment generally exposed to extreme temperature ovens, coupled with solvent-free epoxy coatings developed for electrocoat hangers.

June 2021 : Arkema unveils its latest sustainable Kynar PVDF product line, with these fluoropolymer grades claiming to be completely renewable and sourced from crude tall oil bio-feedstock. Arkema is one of the leading developers of high-quality bio-circular polymers in the global market, and is taking a massive step ahead by creating fluoropolymer grades using only bio-sourced carbon.

The stringent emission standards outlined by the European Environment Agency (EEA) have made it mandatory for the installation of catalytic converters in exhaust pipes. This is expected to spark the demand for fluoropolymers in the coming years. Recently, fluoropolymer manufacturer Dyneon unveiled a range of fluoroelastomers which meet the requirements of automotive manufacturers. Some of these include Dyneon THV X 815 G and Viton. These possess extreme resistance and abrasion to chemicals and fuels.

The Italian maker of fluoropolymer composites, Heroflon S.p.A. was recently acquired by Daikin Industries, Ltd. After completing the relevant proceedings, Daikin will acquire all company shares held by Heroflon Executive Officers at the end of October 2017. Heroflon is a producer of compounds that manufactures fluoropolymers that combine different materials with high efficiency. Its product line consists of fluoropolymer compounds and polytetrafluoroethylene-centric micropowder. PTFE is a fluoropolymer that is highly operational in various sectors including the automobile, building, electrical and chemical industries.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2027: USD 11,823.1 Million
  • 2030: Significant Value
  •   CAGR   6.50%(2022-2030)
      Base Year   2021
      Forecast Period   2022 to 2030
      Historical Data   2019 & 2020
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   Type, Application, End-Use Industry
      Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   The Chemours Company (US), 3M (US), AGC Chemical (Japan), Arkema (France), Kureha Corporation (Japan), Daikin Industries, Ltd (Japan), and Honeywell International Inc. (US)
      Key Market Opportunities   With the increasing shift towards green fluoropolymers and the global chemical trend of sustainability in the chemical industry,
      Key Market Drivers   The escalating demand from these end-use industries coupled with ongoing R&D for product development boosts the growth


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The fluoropolymers market is predicted to grow at a 6.5% CAGR between 2015-2023.

    The global fluoropolymers market is predicted to touch USD 9,912.5 million by 2023.

    Asia Pacific is predicted to lead the fluoropolymers market during the forecast period.

    Need for lightweight materials in the automobile industry coupled with the demand for top-quality performance material is boosting the market growth.

    Strict government regulations to reduce carbon emission may hamper the fluoropolymers market growth.