Metallocene Polyethylene Market Research Report – Forecast to 2030

Metallocene Polyethylene Market Information: by Type (mLLDPE, mLDPE, mHDPE, mMDPE), catalyst type (zirconocenes, ferrocene), Application (films, injection molding), End-Use Industry (packaging, food & beverage, automotive), Regions – Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/4659-HCR | February 2023 | Region: Global | 100 Pages         

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Metallocene Polyethylene Market

Metallocene Polyethylene Market is projected to be worth USD 19998 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period (2021 - 2030).

Segmentation
By Type mLLDPE mLDPE mHDPE mMDPE
By Catalyst Type Zirconocenes Ferrocene
By Application Films Injection Molding
By End-Use Industry Packaging Food & Beverage Automotive
Key Players
Companies Profiled   SABIC (Saudi Arabia)    Exxon Mobil Corporation. (U.S.)    Brentwood Plastics Inc. (U.S.)    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (U.S.)    Univation Technologies LLC. (U.S.)    TOTAL Petrochemicals USA Inc (U.S.)    Chemieuro (Spain)    INEOS (UK)    DowDuPont Inc. (U.S.)    Formosa Plastics Corporation (U.S.)    Reliance Industries Limited (India)    LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V. (Netherlands)    Borealis AG (Austria).
Drivers
Market Driving Forces   Growing packaging industry due to rise in the demand for packaging materials across the globe
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Metallocene Polyethylene Market Overview Metallocene Polyethylene Market is projected to be worth USD 19998 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period (2021 - 2030). Metallocene polyethylene is a type of polyethylene that is made with a metallocene catalyst and frequently with copolymers. Metallocene polyethylene has a molecular weight distribution that is narrow and homogeneous. Over conventional polyethylene produced with Ziegler-Natta catalyst, it has superior mechanical properties such as superior damage and puncture resistance, superior stiffness and toughness, good processability, good shrink characteristics, excellent optical properties, and low welding and sealing temperatures. The primary driver of worldwide metallocene polyethylene product growth throughout the projection period is the growing packaging industry, which is driven by an increase in demand for packaging materials all over the world. Food containers, agriculture items, toys, garbage receptacles, plumbing products, and medical products are among the injection-molded products that are expected to rise in popularity throughout the forecast period. Demand for extrusion-coated items like milk packaging, deep freeze packaging, and others are expected to rise as the food and beverage industry expands.

Global Metallocene Polyethylene Market Share in 2017, by Application


 Metallocene Polyethylene Market Share


Source: MRFR Analysis


Market Segmentation


The global metallocene polyethylene market is segmented by type, catalyst type, application, end-use industry, and region.


On the basis of the type, the global metallocene polyethylene market is segmented into metallocene linear low-density polyethylene (mLLDPE), metallocene low-density polyethylene (mLDPE), metallocene high-density polyethylene (mHDPE), metallocene medium-density polyethylene (mMDPE), and others. 


On the basis of the catalyst type, the global metallocene polyethylene market is segmented into zirconocenes, ferrocene, titanocene, and others.


 On the basis of the application, the global metallocene polyethylene market is segmented into packaging films, packaging sheets, injection molding, extrusion coating, and others.


On the basis of the end-user industry, the global metallocene polyethylene market is segmented into packaging, food & beverage, automotive, building & construction, agriculture, healthcare, and others.


Regional Analysis


The global metallocene polyethylene market is segmented into five regions namely Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. 


Asia Pacific is expected to be the largest and the fastest growing market for metallocene polyethylene during the forecast period. A significant demand for packaging films in wrapping as well as in protective applications across different end-use industries such as food & beverage, automotive, building & construction, agriculture, healthcare, and others are likely to contribute majorly to the market growth during the forecast period.


North America is expected to be the second-largest market for metallocene polyethylene during the forecast period. A significant demand for packaging films, injection molded products, and extrusion coated products from end-use industries such as building & renovation industries, food & beverage, healthcare industry, and other industries are expected to drive the demand for metallocene polyethylene during the forecast period.


Europe is expected to be another major market for metallocene polyethylene during the forecast period. High demand for injection molded products and films from the automotive and microelectronics industry is expected to boost the market growth during the forecast period.


Latin America and the Middle East & Africa are expected to show a sluggish growth during the forecast period due to the slow economic development and stringent regulations respectively.


Key Players


Some of the key players operating in the global metallocene polyethylene market are SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Exxon Mobil Corporation. (U.S.), Brentwood Plastics, Inc. (U.S.), Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (U.S.), Univation Technologies, LLC. (U.S.), TOTAL Petrochemicals USA, Inc (U.S.), Chemieuro (Spain), INEOS (UK), DowDuPont, Inc. (U.S.), Formosa Plastics Corporation (U.S.), Reliance Industries Limited (India), LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V. (Netherlands), and Borealis AG (Austria).Recent Development


The global market for metallocene polyethylene is lucrative, and it is predicted to increase in the coming years. For example, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) in India has announced that it will rebuild and expand its polyethylene (PE) plant by using INEOS technology to produce metallocene linear low-density polyethylene (m-LLDPE). Univation Technologies, a 50/50 joint venture between Dow and Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, was bought completely by Dow Chemical Company in May 2018. Dow was able to focus on investing in businesses with strong competitive positions in attractive areas thanks to this development approach. Williams Partners L.P.'s indirect ownership interest in the Geismar, Louisiana olefins factory was acquired by NOVA Chemicals Corporation in July 2017. It is North America's largest refining and petrochemical production hub. This growth plan allowed the company to increase its ethylene production capacity and boost its position in the LLDPE market.

Intended Audience



  • Metallocene polyethylene manufacturers

  • Traders and distributors of metallocene polyethylene

  • Research and development institutes

  • Potential investors

  • Raw material suppliers

  • Nationalized laboratory



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: Significant Value
  CAGR   Substantial CAGR (2021-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2021 to 2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage    Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, catalyst type, application, end-use industry
  Geographies Covered   Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.
  Key Vendors   SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Exxon Mobil Corporation. (U.S.), Brentwood Plastics, Inc. (U.S.), Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (U.S.), Univation Technologies, LLC. (U.S.), TOTAL Petrochemicals USA, Inc (U.S.), Chemieuro (Spain), INEOS (UK), DowDuPont, Inc. (U.S.), Formosa Plastics Corporation (U.S.), Reliance Industries Limited (India), LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V. (Netherlands), and Borealis AG (Austria).
  Key Market Opportunities   The global market for metallocene polyethylene is lucrative and is expected to witness rising growth owing to the expansion, collaborations, and partnerships strategies adopted by key players
  Key Market Drivers   Growing packaging industry due to rise in the demand for packaging materials across the globe


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Problems regarding the disposal of plastic films and products would deter growth.

The end users are food & beverage, packaging, building & construction, automotive, healthcare, agriculture, and others.

The applications are packaging sheets, packaging films, extrusion coating, injection molding, and others.

Catalysts involved are titanocene, ferrocene, zirconocenes, and others.

The types are metallocene low-density polyethylene (mLDPE), metallocene linear low-density polyethylene (mLLDPE), metallocene medium-density polyethylene (mMDPE), metallocene high-density polyethylene (mHDPE), and others.