The Future of Specialty Films to 2018

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 13 Sep 2013
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 226
Number of tables: 5
Number of figures: 97
Forecast range: 2013-2018

The range of specialty films on the market is broad, with very different properties and functions adding value for the consumer. Film types are also at different stages of development and exhibit different supply/demand dynamics and growth potential. The Future of Specialty Films to 2018 explains it all, providing projections of opportunities, drivers, and technical and product developments which are underpinned by detailed five-year market forecasts that will give you exclusive insights into regional growth, consumer trends, regulatory changes and new applications.

Description

FIND OUT ABOUT:

  • Volume/value data for major specialty film segments, by region, country, application, material and end use
  • In-depth analysis of key drivers and trends shaping the industry to 2018 - regulatory and economic influences, film downgauging and sustainable packaging
  • Comprehensive tables and figures, analysing the future of the specialty film industry

METHODOLOGY

The Future of Specialty Films to 2018 is based on Smithers Pira's inhouse primary research - supported by extensive industry data - which underpins both our appraisal of existing market conditions and our forecasting. Primary research involved interviews conducted across the value chain, including with leading suppliers, packaging converters, brand owners and retailers. Discussions with industry influencers supplement this research. Secondary research based on an extensive literature review of market and company reports, magazine and journal abstracts, packaging trends, market information and Smithers Pira's conference papers augments our findings.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE REPORT?

  • Game-changing engineered films and laminates
  • Innovative film applications reviving mature product categories
  • How 'green' film material formulations are creating new market opportunities
  • Economic, social and demographic influences
  • Specialty film forecasts in over 20 end use markets

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Use strategic perspectives on emerging demographic, regulatory and production challenges, and opportunities for informed planning and positioning
  • Find out about manufacturers around the world - from global giants to startups - for building more competitive supplier relationships
  • An overview of films - from polyamides to bioplastics - will keep your material knowledge current

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Specialty film manufacturers
  • Equipment and machinery suppliers
  • Polymer and polymer additive suppliers
  • Barrier coatings manufacturers
  • Consultants and analysts

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of the report sent to you on publication date
  • Digital copy with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation access to the study

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

  • Market outlook
  • Demand drivers
  • Material trends
  • End-use sector trends
  • Regional trends

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY 

  • Objective
  • Scope and definitions
  • ↘↘ Market segmentation
  • >> Applications
  • >> Materials
  • >> End use sectors
  • >> Geographic markets
  • ↘↘ Data
  • Methodology
  • Abbreviations
  • Exchange rates

CUTTING-EDGE INNOVATION, DRIVERS AND TRENDS 

  • Key drivers and trends
  • ↘↘ Economic influences
  • ↘↘ Social influences
  • ↘↘ Demographic influences
  • ↘↘ Film downgauging
  • ↘↘ Source reduction and sustainable packaging
  • ↘↘ Growing demand for convenience food and packaging
  • ↘↘ Consumer electronics product development
  • Technological innovation
  • ↘↘ Barrier coatings
  • >> Silicon oxide (SiOx) coatings
  • >> Aluminium oxide (AlOx) coatings
  • >> Nanocomposite coatings
  • ↘↘ New and emerging bioplastic technologies
  • >> Bio-derive polyolefins
  • >> Polyhydroxy-alkanoates (PHA)
  • >> PLA technology developments
  • >> Developmental bioplastic technologies based on natural resources
  • >> Bio-based PET feedstock
  • >> Sustainable barrier coatings
  • ↘↘ Moisture barrier film for OLED and solar cells
  • ↘↘ Conductive film technologies
  • ↘↘ Photovoltaic module films
  • ↘↘ New product development
  • >> Packaging
  • >> Automotive
  • >> Other markets

APPLICATION MARKETS 

  • Barrier films
  • ↘↘ Oxygen and other gas barrier films
  • ↘↘ Moisture barrier films
  • ↘↘ Other barrier films
  • Shrink film
  • Decorative films
  • Microporous films
  • Water-soluble films
  • Safety and security films
  • ↘↘ Pressure-sensitive security labels
  • ↘↘ Interlayer films
  • ↘↘ Surface protection films
  • Anti-fogging films
  • Food contact films
  • Conductive films
  • Light control films
  • Imaging and graphic films

MATERIAL MARKETS 

  • Polypropylene (BOPP, CPP) film
  • Polyester (PET) film
  • Polyamide (BOPA, OPA) film
  • Polyethylene (PE) film
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) film
  • Ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) film
  • Polyester (PEN) film
  • Polyvinylidene chloride (PVdC) film
  • Polyvinyl butyral (PVB) film
  • Polycarbonate film
  • Bioplastic film
  • Polystyrene (PS) film
  • Polychlorotrifluoro ethylene (PCTFE) film
  • Liquid crystal polymer (LCP) film
  • Fluoropolymer film
  • Cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) film
  • Polyimide film
  • Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) film
  • Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) film

END USE MARKETS 

  • Food and drink packaging
  • ↘↘ Fresh fruit and vegetables
  • ↘↘ Meat, poultry and seafood
  • ↘↘ Dairy products
  • ↘↘ Baked products
  • ↘↘ Snack food and confectionery
  • ↘↘ Other food and drink packaging sectors
  • >> Dried food
  • >> Frozen food
  • >> Chilled food
  • >> Ready meals
  • >> Baby food
  • >> Soups and sauces
  • >> Pet food
  • >> Drinks
  • Cosmetics and personal care product packaging
  • ↘↘ Cosmetics
  • ↘↘ Personal care products
  • Construction
  • ↘↘ Cabinets
  • ↘↘ Decorative window film
  • ↘↘ Safety and security film
  • ↘↘ Light control film
  • ↘↘ Vapour barrier film
  • Transportation equipment
  • ↘↘ Automotive
  • ↘↘ Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • ↘↘ Printed circuits
  • ↘↘ Displays
  • ↘↘ Photovoltaic modules
  • ↘↘ Other electronics markets
  • Other specialty film markets
  • ↘↘ Furniture
  • ↘↘ Health and medical products
  • ↘↘ Bags
  • ↘↘ Imaging and graphic film
  • ↘↘ ID / security films

GEOGRAPHIC MARKETS 

  • Western Europe
  • ↘↘ France
  • ↘↘ Germany
  • ↘↘ Italy
  • ↘↘ Spain
  • ↘↘ UK
  • Eastern Europe
  • ↘↘ Russia
  • ↘↘ Poland
  • North America
  • ↘↘ US
  • South and Central America
  • ↘↘ Brazil
  • Asia
  • ↘↘ Japan
  • ↘↘ China
  • ↘↘ India
  • Rest of the world
  • ↘↘ Turkey

Tables and Figures

  • Forecast global specialty film consumption by application, 2008-2018 ($ million)
  • Forecast global specialty film consumption by material, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Forecast global specialty film consumption by end-use sector, 2008- 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Forecast global specialty film consumption by geographic region, 2008-2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • Global specialty film consumption; percentage share by application, 2013
  • Global specialty film consumption; percentage share by material, 2013
  • Global specialty films consumption; percentage share by end use sector, 2013
  • Global specialty film consumption by geographic region, percentage share, 2013
  • Specialty films - summary of key market drivers and trends
  • Specialty films - summary of key market drivers and trends
  • GDP growth for major world economies
  • Key technology developments for specialty films to 2018
  • Global specialty film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Global specialty film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ($ million)
  • Barrier classification
  • Barrier performance for polymer and inorganic oxide coated film at various substrate and coating thicknesses
  • Oxygen and other gas barrier film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Moisture barrier film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Other barrier film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Shrink film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Decorative film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Microporous film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Water-soluble film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Pressure-sensitive security labels market by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Interlayer film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Surface protection film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Anti-fogging film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Food contact film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Conductive film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Light control film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Imaging and graphic film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Global specialty film consumption by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Global specialty film market value by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ($ million)
  • Specialty BOPP film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty cast PP film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty PET film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty PA film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty PE film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty PVC film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • EVOH film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • PEN film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • PVdC film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • PVB film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • PC film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Bioplastic film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty PS film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • PCTFE film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • LCP film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Fluoropolymer film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • COC film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • PI film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • PVOH film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • EVA film consumption by application, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Global specialty films consumption by end use sector, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty film consumption for food and drink packaging by end use sector, 2008- 13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty films consumption for cosmetics and personal care product packaging, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty films consumption for construction by end use sector, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty films consumption for transportation by end use sector, 2008- 13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • World motor vehicle production by region, 2008-12 (000 vehicles)
  • Specialty films consumption for electronics by end use sector, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Specialty films consumption for other markets by end use sector, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Global specialty film consumption by geographic region, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Western Europe: specialty film consumption by national market, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Western Europe: specialty film consumption by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • France: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • France: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Germany: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Germany: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Italy: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Italy: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Spain: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Spain: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • UK: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • UK: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Eastern Europe: specialty film consumption by national market, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Eastern Europe, specialty film consumption by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Russia: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Russia: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Poland: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Poland: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • North America: specialty film consumption by national market, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • North America: specialty film consumption by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • US: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • US: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • South and Central America: specialty film consumption by national market, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • South and Central America: specialty film consumption by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Brazil: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Brazil: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Asia: specialty film consumption by national market, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Asia: specialty film consumption by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Japan: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Japan: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • China: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • China: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • India: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • India: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • RoW: specialty films by national market, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • RoW: specialty film consumption by material, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)
  • Turkey: economic and demographic data, 2008-12
  • Turkey: specialty film consumption by material type, 2008-13 and 2018 forecast ('000 tonnes)