Barrier Films
PUBLISHED: 2024 ID: SMRC26413
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Barrier Films Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Product Type (Inorganic Barrier Coatings, Organic Barrier Coatings, Antimicrobial Barrier Films, Active Barrier Films, Metallized Films and Other Product Types), Material Type, Technology, Application, End User and By Geography

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Published: 2024 ID: SMRC26413

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market
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According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Barrier Films Market is accounted for $36.7 billion in 2024 and is expected to reach $57.3 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 7.7% during the forecast period. Barrier films are specialized packaging materials designed to provide a protective barrier against external elements such as moisture, oxygen, light, and aroma. These films are commonly used in food packaging, pharmaceuticals, electronics, and other industries where preserving product integrity is crucial. Barrier films help extend the shelf life of perishable goods, maintain product freshness, and prevent contamination or spoilage. They are typically made from various materials such as plastic polymers, aluminum foil, and metallized films, often in multi-layered structures to enhance their barrier properties.

Market Dynamics: 

Driver: 

Rising demand for convenient food packaging

The market is experiencing a surge in demand driven by the growing preference for convenient food packaging solutions. Consumers are increasingly seeking packaging that enhances product shelf life while offering easy handling and storage. Barrier films provide an effective solution by protecting contents from external factors such as moisture, oxygen, and light. This rising demand underscores the importance of packaging that ensures both product freshness and convenience, driving growth in the market.

Restraint:

Environmental concerns

Consumers increasingly demand eco-friendly alternatives to traditional plastic films due to their adverse environmental impact. Meeting these demands requires innovative approaches such as biodegradable films, recyclable materials, and reduced packaging waste. However, balancing sustainability with performance and cost-effectiveness remains a hurdle for manufacturers. Regulatory pressures, shifting consumer preferences, and the need for sustainable practices throughout the supply chain further complicate the challenge of addressing environmental concerns in the market.

Opportunity:

Shift from rigid to flexible packaging

In the market, there's a notable transition from rigid to flexible packaging. This shift is driven by several factors, including consumer demand for convenience, lightweight, and sustainable packaging solutions. Flexible packaging offers versatility in design, enabling manufacturers to create innovative packaging solutions while maintaining product integrity and extending shelf life. Moreover, its cost-effectiveness and reduced environmental impact make it an attractive choice for businesses aiming to meet evolving market demands and sustainability goals.

Threat:

High cost of raw materials

The market faces significant challenges due to the high cost of raw materials. This impediment stems from various factors such as fluctuations in petroleum prices, scarcity of specialized polymers, and increased demand for advanced barrier materials. Consequently, manufacturers encounter difficulties in maintaining competitive pricing while ensuring product quality. Mitigating strategies like strategic sourcing, technological innovations for material efficiency, and supply chain optimization are essential to navigate this challenge and sustain market growth.

Covid-19 Impact: 

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the Barrier Films market, causing disruptions in the global supply chain and manufacturing processes. Demand fluctuations, supply shortages, and logistic challenges created hurdles for the industry. However, the market also witnessed a surge in demand for barrier films in packaging applications, particularly in the food and healthcare sectors due to increased awareness of hygiene and safety measures. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of barrier films with antimicrobial properties, driving innovation in the market to meet evolving consumer needs.

The multilayer films segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The multilayer films is expected to be the largest during the forecast period. Multilayer films are a pivotal component of the barrier films market, offering enhanced protection against environmental factors. These films are engineered with multiple layers of distinct materials, each contributing unique barrier properties. This innovative design ensures superior preservation of packaged goods, extending shelf life and maintaining product integrity. With increasing demand across various industries such as food packaging, pharmaceuticals, and electronics, multilayer films play a crucial role in ensuring product quality and safety.

The plasticizer segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The plasticizer segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period. With a focus on enhancing barrier properties while maintaining flexibility, plasticizers play a crucial role in optimizing film performance. Advancements in material science have led to the development of innovative plasticizers tailored to specific application needs, such as food packaging and electronics. As sustainability gains prominence, bio-based and eco-friendly plasticizers are witnessing growing adoption, reshaping the landscape of the market.

Region with largest share:

North America is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period driven by increasing demand from various industries such as food packaging, pharmaceuticals, and electronics. These films offer excellent protection against moisture, oxygen, and other external factors, extending the shelf life of products and maintaining their quality. Technological advancements and innovations in barrier film materials are further enhancing their performance and sustainability. With a focus on convenience and sustainability, the market is poised for continuous expansion in the region.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia Pacific is projected to hold the highest CAGR over the forecast period driven by factors such as increasing demand for packaged food, rising awareness regarding food safety, and the growth of the pharmaceuticals and electronics industries. The countries have large consumer bases and growing economies, which drive the demand for packaged goods. Additionally, with a focus on convenience and sustainability, the market is poised for continuous expansion in the region.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in Barrier Films market include Amcor plc, Berry Global, Inc., Sealed Air Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Toray Industries, Inc., Winpak Ltd., Mondi plc, Uflex Ltd., Jindal Poly Films Ltd., Cosmo Films Ltd., Taghleef Industries LLC, Huhtamaki Group, 3M Company, Nitto Denko Corporation, Ester Industries Limited and Futamura Chemical Co., Ltd.

Key Developments:

In May 2023, The Amcor a leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Moda Systems, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art, automated protein packaging machines.

In April 2023, Sealed Air and Koenig & Bauer AG  announced they have signed a non-binding letter of intent to expand their strategic partnership for digital printing machines. The partnership aims to significantly improve packaging design capabilities by developing state-of-the art digital printing technology, equipment, and services.

Product Types Covered:
• Inorganic Barrier Coatings
• Organic Barrier Coatings
• Antimicrobial Barrier Films
• Active Barrier Films
• Metallized Films
• Other Product Types

Material Types Covered:
• Polyethylene (PE)
• Polypropylene (PP)
• Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC)
• Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
• Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)
• Other Material Types

Technologies Covered:
• Multilayer Films
• Coextruded Films
• Lamination
• Vacuum Metallized Films
• Other Technologies 

Applications Covered:
• Fine Chemicals
• Plasticizer
• Oil Field Chemicals
• Lubricants
• Surfactants
• Other Applications 

End Users Covered:
• Food and Beverage
• Agriculture
• Electronics
• Pharmaceutical
• Other End Users 

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan        
o China        
o India        
o Australia  
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific    
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa 
o Saudi Arabia
o UAE
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2022, 2023, 2024, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary         
           
2 Preface          
 2.1 Abstract         
 2.2 Stake Holders        
 2.3 Research Scope        
 2.4 Research Methodology       
  2.4.1 Data Mining       
  2.4.2 Data Analysis       
  2.4.3 Data Validation       
  2.4.4 Research Approach       
 2.5 Research Sources        
  2.5.1 Primary Research Sources      
  2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources      
  2.5.3 Assumptions       
           
3 Market Trend Analysis        
 3.1 Introduction        
 3.2 Drivers         
 3.3 Restraints        
 3.4 Opportunities        
 3.5 Threats         
 3.6 Product Analysis        
 3.7 Technology Analysis       
 3.8 Application Analysis       
 3.9 End User Analysis        
 3.10 Emerging Markets        
 3.11 Impact of Covid-19        
           
4 Porters Five Force Analysis        
 4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers       
 4.2 Bargaining power of buyers       
 4.3 Threat of substitutes       
 4.4 Threat of new entrants       
 4.5 Competitive rivalry        
           
5 Global Barrier Films Market, By Product Type      
 5.1 Introduction        
 5.2 Inorganic Barrier Coatings       
 5.3 Organic Barrier Coatings       
 5.4 Antimicrobial Barrier Films       
 5.5 Active Barrier Films        
 5.6 Metallized Films        
 5.7 Other Product Types       
           
6 Global Barrier Films Market, By Material Type      
 6.1 Introduction        
 6.2 Polyethylene (PE)        
 6.3 Polypropylene (PP)        
 6.4 Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC)      
 6.5 Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)      
 6.6 Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)      
 6.7 Other Material Types       
           
7 Global Barrier Films Market, By Technology      
 7.1 Introduction        
 7.2 Multilayer Films        
 7.3 Coextruded Films        
 7.4 Lamination        
 7.5 Vacuum Metallized Films       
 7.6 Other Technologies        
           
8 Global Barrier Films Market, By Application      
 8.1 Introduction        
 8.2 Fine Chemicals        
 8.3 Plasticizer        
 8.4 Oil Field Chemicals        
 8.5 Lubricants        
 8.6 Surfactants        
 8.7 Other Applications        
           
9 Global Barrier Films Market, By End User       
 9.1 Introduction        
 9.2 Food and Beverage        
 9.3 Agriculture        
 9.4 Electronics        
 9.5 Pharmaceutical        
 9.6 Other End Users        
           
10 Global Barrier Films Market, By Geography      
 10.1 Introduction        
 10.2 North America        
  10.2.1 US        
  10.2.2 Canada        
  10.2.3 Mexico        
 10.3 Europe         
  10.3.1 Germany        
  10.3.2 UK        
  10.3.3 Italy        
  10.3.4 France        
  10.3.5 Spain        
  10.3.6 Rest of Europe       
 10.4 Asia Pacific        
  10.4.1 Japan        
  10.4.2 China        
  10.4.3 India        
  10.4.4 Australia        
  10.4.5 New Zealand       
  10.4.6 South Korea       
  10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific       
 10.5 South America        
  10.5.1 Argentina       
  10.5.2 Brazil        
  10.5.3 Chile        
  10.5.4 Rest of South America      
 10.6 Middle East & Africa       
  10.6.1 Saudi Arabia       
  10.6.2 UAE        
  10.6.3 Qatar        
  10.6.4 South Africa       
  10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa      
           
11 Key Developments         
 11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures    
 11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers       
 11.3 New Product Launch       
 11.4 Expansions        
 11.5 Other Key Strategies       
           
12 Company Profiling         
 12.1 Amcor plc        
 12.2 Berry Global, Inc.        
 12.3 Sealed Air Corporation       
 12.4 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation      
 12.5 Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.       
 12.6 Toray Industries, Inc.       
 12.7 Winpak Ltd.        
 12.8 Mondi plc        
 12.9 Uflex Ltd.         
 12.10 Jindal Poly Films Ltd.       
 12.11 Cosmo Films Ltd.        
 12.12 Taghleef Industries LLC       
 12.13 Huhtamaki Group        
 12.14 3M Company        
 12.15 Nitto Denko Corporation       
 12.16 Ester Industries Limited       
 12.17 Futamura Chemical Co., Ltd.       
           
List of Tables          
1 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Region (2022-2030) ($MN)    
2 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Product Type (2022-2030) ($MN)    
3 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Inorganic Barrier Coatings (2022-2030) ($MN)  
4 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Organic Barrier Coatings (2022-2030) ($MN)  
5 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Antimicrobial Barrier Films (2022-2030) ($MN)  
6 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Active Barrier Films (2022-2030) ($MN)   
7 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Metallized Films (2022-2030) ($MN)   
8 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Other Product Types (2022-2030) ($MN)   
9 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Material Type (2022-2030) ($MN)   
10 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Polyethylene (PE) (2022-2030) ($MN)   
11 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Polypropylene (PP) (2022-2030) ($MN)   
12 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC) (2022-2030) ($MN)  
13 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) (2022-2030) ($MN)  
14 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH) (2022-2030) ($MN)  
15 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Other Material Types (2022-2030) ($MN)   
16 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Technology (2022-2030) ($MN)    
17 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Multilayer Films (2022-2030) ($MN)   
18 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Coextruded Films (2022-2030) ($MN)   
19 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Lamination (2022-2030) ($MN)    
20 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Vacuum Metallized Films (2022-2030) ($MN)  
21 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Other Technologies (2022-2030) ($MN)   
22 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Application (2022-2030) ($MN)    
23 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Fine Chemicals (2022-2030) ($MN)   
24 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Plasticizer (2022-2030) ($MN)    
25 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Oil Field Chemicals (2022-2030) ($MN)   
26 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Lubricants (2022-2030) ($MN)    
27 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Surfactants (2022-2030) ($MN)    
28 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2022-2030) ($MN)   
29 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By End User (2022-2030) ($MN)    
30 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Food and Beverage (2022-2030) ($MN)   
31 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Agriculture (2022-2030) ($MN)    
32 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Electronics (2022-2030) ($MN)    
33 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Pharmaceutical (2022-2030) ($MN)   
34 Global Barrier Films Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2022-2030) ($MN)   
           
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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RESEARCH METHODOLOGY


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