Growing demand for food coupled with depleting arable land is expected to drive the global agricultural films market between 2014 and 2020. Protective films that are positioned over soil, covered over greenhouses or wrapped around the fodder are known as agricultural films. Agricultural films provide a wide range of benefits such as reducing erosion and soil compaction, providing nutrients, increasing soil temperature, supporting seed germination, suppressing the growth of weeds, and protecting against UV rays.
This report focuses on estimates and forecasts of the global agricultural film market in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) from 2013 to 2019. The estimates and forecasts for this study are considered for consumption (by region), film type, and application by considering 2012 as the base year. Various authenticated sources were contacted during the study on agricultural films market. Several key industry leaders were interviewed during the course of the study. The report analyzes value chain components in order to study value addition at each stage. The study discusses major drivers and restraints for the agricultural film market and emerging opportunities in the next five years.
The report offers key drivers and restraining factors along with their impact on the agricultural films market in the near future. The study also highlights new avenues for the leading industry participants in the agricultural films market. The report offers company market share of major players operating in the market as of 2012. The company market share helps understand business strategies of leading companies present in the market. The report also provides market attractiveness analysis to understand the potential of various applications in the near future.
This study also includes the segmentation of the agricultural films market on the basis of raw material such as Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) films, Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) films, Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA)/Ethyl Vinyl Acetate (EVA) films, High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) films, reclaimed films, and others. The major applications analyzed in this report include greenhouse, mulching, and silage. Each product segment and application is further analyzed on the basis of regional consumption including North America, Central and South America, Europe, China, Rest of Asia Pacific, and Middle East and Africa from 2013 to 2019. The geographical segmentation helps in identifying the major market for agricultural films.
The report uses analytical tools such as Porter’s Five Forces model to provide an in-depth analysis of the overall competition in the agricultural films market. This model helps provide detailed analysis of the impact of buyers, suppliers, substitutes, new entrants, substitutes and degree of competition in the global agricultural films market. The study also includes value chain analysis, which provides information by studying the various components in the agricultural films market. Value chain analysis offers the degree of integration exhibited by various leading companies operating in the market. Using this analytical tool, major raw material manufacturers and suppliers are identified. Important supply agreements signed among companies are also mentioned in detail in the report. Value chain analysis provides information on the distribution channel employed by major players in the market.
The report also includes profiles of major market participants such as AEP Industries Inc., Ab Rani Plast Oy, Armando Alvarez Group, Berry Plastics Corporation, BASF SE, British Polythene Industries PLC, ExxonMobil Chemical, Britton Group, Group Barbier, The Dow Chemical Company, Hyplast NV, Kuraray Group, Novamont S.p.A., Plastika Kritis S.A. and Trioplast AB among others. The profiles of the company include market overview, financial overview, business strategy, SWOT analysis and recent developments of the major players present in the agricultural film market. Thus, these company profiles can help companies gain competitive advantage which in turn further aids in capturing larger market share by formulating suitable business strategies.