Specialty and high performance films are thin films made from various polymers, such as polyester, fluoropolymer and polycarbonate. These films are different from conventional films as they exhibit excellent barrier properties, high tensile strength, chemical stability and resistance to heat and impact. Growing packaging industry for food and non-food products is expected to be one of the key factors driving the growth of specialty and high performance films market. In addition, the growing demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems which converts sunlight into usable energy is another key factor affecting the demand for these films. However, volatility in prices of crude oil which consequently affects the prices of its downstream chemicals is expected to hamper the specialty and high performance films market adversely. Development and commercialization of biodegradable and water soluble films is expected to open future markets for specialty and high performance films over the near future.
The report provides a detailed analysis and forecast of the specialty and high performance films market on a global as well as regional level. On a global level, the forecast demand is based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) for the period ranging from 2013 to 2019. For an in-depth understanding of the market on a regional level, the demand has been forecasted based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million). The study consists of drivers and restraints of the specialty and high performance films market and their impact on the market over the forecast period. In addition, the study takes into account opportunities available on a global and regional level and its effect on the market in the near future.
For an insightful understanding of the market, we have given a detailed analysis of the value chain. A comprehensive Porter’s five force model, offers a better understanding of the degree of competition present in the market. Moreover, the study comprises of a market attractiveness analysis, where the applications are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness.
The specialty and high performance films market has been segmented based on product, application and end use. Major product segments analyzed in the report include polyester, nylon, fluoropolymer, polycarbonate and others. Barrier, safety and security, decorative and microporous applications are included in the scope of research. Packaging, personal care, electrical & electronics, automobiles, construction and other applications are analyzed in the report. All materials have been analyzed and forecast based on volumes (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) based on a time period ranging from 2013 to 2019. In addition, functional segments have been analyzed and forecast based on current trends on a global as well as regional level, for the same time period. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). Analysis and forecast is based on current trends and ranges over a period of six years, i.e., 2013 to 2019.
Profiles of certain leading companies are covered in this report along with a detailed analysis of their market share. The profile covers companies such as Bayer, Bemis Company Inc., Dow Chemicals, DuPont, Eastman, Evonik Industries, Honeywell, Sealed Air Corporation and 3M among others. The company profiles include attributes such as company overview, financial overview, SWOT analysis, business strategies and recent developments.
For the research report, we conducted in-depth interviews and discussions with a wide range of key industry participants and opinion leaders. Primary research represented the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by an extensive secondary research. We reviewed key players’ product literature, annual reports, press releases and relevant documents for competitive analysis and market understanding. Secondary research also includes a search of recent trade, technical writing, internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations and agencies. This has proven to be the most reliable, effective and successful approach for obtaining precise market data, capturing industry participants’ insights and recognizing business opportunities.
This report segments the global specialty and high performance films market as follows:
- Specialty and High Performance Films Market: Product Segment Analysis
- Others (Propylene, Cyclo-olefin copolymer, polyethylene naphthalate)
- Specialty and High Performance Films Market: Application Analysis
- Others (Biodegradable, water soluble, light control)
- Specialty and High Performance Films Market: End-use Analysis
- Others (Sportswear, shopping bags)
- Specialty and High Performance Films Market: Regional Analysis