Specialty Films Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Specialty Films Market: Information by Film (Barrier, Decorative, Protective, Antimicrobial, Others), Material (Polyester, Fluoropolymer, Polyamide, Others), End-Use Industry (Packaging, Automotive, Construction, Others) & Region - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/1412-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 140 pages

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Specialty Films Market Overview


The specialty films market value was stored at a final market valuation worth USD 25,757.8 million during the forecast period that ended in 2019. With the pandemic year of 2020 as the base for the ongoing forecast period of 2021-2028, the market operations expect a steep rise in the ongoing forecast period. The market size is expected to expand its size at a growth rate of 3.5% by the end of the period in 2028. At this growth rate, the market is estimated to reach a final market value worth USD 29,597.3 million as the forecast period ends.

There is a growing need for the development and availability of packaging solutions across a huge variety of industry verticals and this is one of the major trends that will drive the market towards major growth during the period.


COVID 19 Analysis


The pandemic was a new yet strange experience for all the businesses and their associated production and manufacturing units. The lockdown imposed by the government forced the people to sit at home and suspend delivery of the orders placed by the target audience. Hence, the specialty films market size also declined during the pandemic year of 2020.


However, as the restrictions are being lifted and the market delivery is coming back on track. This will positively impact the market operations during the forecast period of 2021-2028.


Market Dynamics


Drivers


Most of the global market manufacturers are entering into partnerships with the globally functional packaging companies with a motive to provide the most effective range of specialty films that will help in the expansion of the market size during the forecast period of 2021-2028. Also, the production and manufacturing units are on the path of creating a reliable rapport and enhancing the global competitive degree that will push the market players to invest in the availability of qualitative products amongst the target audience.


Opportunities


Flexibility and the availability of dynamic resistance against gases like oxygen, and external elements like water and light are the major functions of the major that promise good growth during the forecast period of 2021-2028. High barrier films, as a part of the global market, are experiencing a surge as they are predominantly being used for packing commodities and hence, restore the market operations post the COVID-19 era.


Technology Analysis


The market is home to the advanced packaging films that are being recognized as a key commodity as they have a pivotal role to play when it comes to keeping the products intact and keeping them in the proper place before any customer gets their hands on the ordered products. In recent years, the demand for the market products and services has seen major development and international expansion which has pushed for a mass acceptance of the market applications, especially in the food and beverage industry. Similar trends are expected to follow during the current forecast period of 2021-2028, and hence, present the market players with growth opportunities and enhance their global visibility.


Study Objectives



  • To project the prospects that are held by the market segments that are a part of the potential global regions and the regions in which the competitive market players are functioning during the forecast period that ends in 2028.

  • To study the market trends, the impact of the pandemic outbreak on the market operations, and the market dynamics like drivers and restraints that might have an impact on the forecasted growth rate and the market valuation by the end of the period that is projected to end in 2028.

  • To analyze the prevailing degree of competition in the market based on the recent developments undertaken by the market players to create a niche for themselves in the international market.


Market Segmentation


The specialty films market has been divided all across the globe based on the material, type of film, end-user industry, and region.


Based on the Material


The market has been divided all across the globe based on the material into polycarbonate material, polyolefin material, polyamide material, fluoropolymer material, polyester material, and many others.


Based on the Type of Film


The market has been divided all across the globe based on the type of film into protective film type, antimicrobial film type, microporous film type, decorative film type, barrier film type, and many others.


Based on the End-User Industry


The market has been divided all across the globe based on the end-user industry into personal care and cosmetics industry, electronics industry, food and beverage industry, aerospace industry, construction industry, automotive industry, packaging industry, and many others.


Based on the Region


The market has been divided in the global market based on the region into North American region, Asia-Pacific region, European region, Latin American region, and the Middle East and African region.


Regional Analysis


The specialty films market has been divided all across the globe based on the region into the North American region, Asia-Pacific region, European region, Latin American region, and the Middle East and Africa region. Being the fastest-growing region, the largest market share all across the globe is held by the Asia-Pacific region in 2017 owing to increasing demand for specialty films in the packaging industry coupled with the presence of highly populous countries like China and India. Increasing the use of these films as vapor barriers and moisture for the construction industry also drives the market demand to this region.


The second-largest market share in the global market is held by the North American region owing to the presence of various countries like the US, Canada, and Mexico. Increasing advancement in the packaging industry coupled with the increasing use of biodegradable packaging films drives the market demand to this region.


The third-largest market share in the global market is held by the European region owing to the increasing use of films in non-optical applications in the automotive industry, rear-view windows, windshields sunroofs, and others. The presence of well-established technologically advanced infrastructure is yet another contributing factor.


The Latin American region and the Middle East and African region hold the least market share due to the presence of low infrastructure in both these regions. Low per capita disposable income is another contributing factor that restricts the market growth in these regions.


Competitive Landscape


The most prominent major key players in the specialty films market all across the globe are mentioned below:



  • Tufpak, Inc. (US)

  • Trico Specialty Films (US)

  • Amcor Limited (Australia)

  • Specialty Polyfilms Pvt. Ltd. (India)

  • Covestro AG (Germany)

  • Honeywell International Inc. (US)

  • The Dow Chemical Company (US)

  • Toray Plastics Inc. (US)

  • Solvay SA (Belgium)

  • SABIC (Saudi Arabia)

  • Bemis Company, Inc. (US)

  • Berry Global Inc. (US)

  • Madico Inc. (US)

  • Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (France)


These major key players use various strategies to sustain their market position in the Specialty films market in the global market by going for mergers, and acquisitions, by collaborating, setting up a new joint venture, establishing a partnership, developing a new product line, innovation in the existing product, developing a new production process, and many others to expand their customer base in the untapped market of the Specialty films all across the globe.


Recent Developments


May 2021 – KKR disclosed that it had inked a definitive agreement to invest in a leading producer of specialty films used in numerous industrial applications, Charter Next Generation. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. will be joining KKR to be the joint owner of this business, and a fully owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) will also be joining these two to invest in the deal to be a minority owner.

November 2021-
Cosmo Films has announced the launch of Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP film developed for the packaging applications with oxygen and moisture barrier properties and metal bond. The film is particularly designed for applications such as flexible packaging for lamination, packaging of chocolates, bakery products, biscuits, snacks, and personal care products such as creams and shampoo sachets. The films can even be used as the sandwich layer in multilayer laminate structures. The end pack can be used for personal care and food applications where the moisture barrier is extremely important.

Honeywell International Inc. (US)
is spending a huge sum of money on research and development to get an upper edge over its competitors. This will help the company in increasing its sales revenue.


All the major market key players are highly investing in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and new product launches.


In April 2016, a leading converter, manufacturer, and distributor of specialty films called Transilwrap Company Inc. has intended to acquire the Dow Chemical Company for enhancing the company’s portfolio.


The largest market share all across the globe is held by the Asia-Pacific region in 2017 owing to the increasing demand for specialty films in the packaging industry.


Report Overview


This specialty films market research report consists of the following elements mentioned below:



  • Market Overview

  • COVID 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamics

  • Technical Analysis

  • Market Segmentation

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Landscape

  • Recent Developments


This market research report contains factors that drive the growth of the Specialty films market in the global market along with the factors that restrict its growth in the global market. The technical analysis during the forecasted period is mentioned. The impact of COVID 19 on the Specialty films market all across the globe is mentioned. The future growth rate in the Specialty films market during the forecasted period is estimated and mentioned.



Intended Audience


Nationalized laboratories, raw material suppliers, research and development institutes, potential investors, traders and distributors of specialty films, and specialty films manufacturers.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: Significant Value
  CAGR   2030: Substantial CAGR
  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   Film, Material, End-Use Industry
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (France), Madico Inc. (US), Berry Global Inc. (US), Bemis Company, Inc. (US), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Solvay SA (Belgium), Toray Plastics Inc. (US), the Dow Chemical Company (US), Honeywell International Inc. (US), Covestro AG (Germany), Specialty Polyfilms Pvt. Ltd (India), Amcor Limited (Australia), Trico Specialty Films (US), and Tufpak, Inc. (US)
  Key Market Opportunities   expanding population and increased consumption of packaged food products
  Key Market Drivers   rising demand for specialty films in the packaging industry


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The specialty films market is expected to grow at a higher CAGR of 3.5% in the global market during the forecasted period.

Surging demand from marine safety & security industry and defense,

Asia Pacific holds the largest share in the global specialty films market followed by North America and Europe, respectively.

Madico Inc. (US), Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (France), Berry Global Inc. (US), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Bemis Company, Inc. (US), Solvay SA (Belgium), the Dow Chemical Company (US), Toray Plastics Inc. (US), Honeywell International Inc. (US), Specialty Polyfilms Pvt. Ltd (India), Covestro AG (Germany), Amcor Limited (Australia), Tufpak, Inc. (US), and Trico Specialty Films (US), are some of the leading players in the global specialty films market.

The specialty films market is expected to account for a higher market share value of USD 29,597.3 million.