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Aug, 18 2023

The Advantages of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films in Sustainable Packaging

The Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market exhibits several key characteristics. Such as, PVA films possess excellent water solubility, biodegradability, and non-toxicity, making them environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional plastic films. They offer high tensile strength, good barrier properties, and superior adhesion, making them suitable for various industrial applications such as packaging, textiles, construction, and electronics. The polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market is driven by the increasing demand for sustainable packaging solutions, stringent environmental regulations, and the growing emphasis on reducing plastic waste. Technological advancements and innovations in PVA film manufacturing processes also contribute to market growth.

According to Data Bridge Market Research, the global polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market will witness a CAGR of 4.80% for the forecast period of 2022-2029.

“Building and construction industries drive the market growth”

The building and construction industries drive the global polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market. PVA films are extensively used in these industries for various applications such as concrete curing, tile adhesion, and surface protection. The films provide excellent adhesion properties, high tensile strength, and chemical resistance, making them ideal for construction. The increasing demand for sustainable and eco-friendly construction materials further boosts the adoption of PVA films as they are biodegradable and offer a low environmental impact. With the growing construction activities worldwide, including residential, commercial, and infrastructure projects, the demand for PVA films in the building and construction industries is expected to continue to rise, driving global market growth.

What restraints the growth of the global polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market?

“Large-scale availability of alternatives”

The global polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market faces a restraint in the form of the large-scale availability of alternatives. Several alternative packaging materials, such as biodegradable, paper-based, and other synthetic films, are widely available in the market. These alternatives offer comparable properties and functionalities to PVA films, creating competition and limiting market growth. Customers may choose these alternatives due to cost-effectiveness, sustainability, or specific application requirements. The presence of a variety of alternative options poses a challenge to the widespread adoption of PVA films and affects their market penetration. Manufacturers need to highlight the unique advantages and value propositions of PVA films to differentiate them from alternative solutions and expand their market presence.

Segmentation: Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market

The polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market is segmented on the basis of type and application.

  • On the basis of type, the polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market is segmented into water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films, polarizer polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films, and others.
  • On the basis of application, the polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films market is segmented into automotive, building and construction, electronics, medical, aerospace, and others.

Regional Insights: Asia-Pacific dominates the Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market

Asia-Pacific dominates the polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) film market due to several factors. The region's thriving hospitality industry, including hotels, resorts, and restaurants, creates a significant demand for polyvinyl alcohol films for various applications such as food packaging, laundry bags, and personal care products. The growing urbanization, rising disposable incomes, and changing consumer lifestyles further drive the demand for PVA films in the region.

North America is expected to exhibit the highest compound annual growth rate in the PVA films market. The region's increasing detergent demand from end-use industries like hospitals, restaurants, hotels, and households contributes to the market growth. PVA films are used as water-soluble packaging for detergents, enhancing convenience and reducing packaging waste. The emphasis on hygiene and cleanliness in these sectors fuels the demand for PVA films.

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The Prominent Key Players Operating in the Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market Include:

  • AMC Network Entertainment LLC. (U.S.)
  • Arrow GreenTech Ltd. (India)
  • Cortec Corporation (U.S.)
  • KURARAY CO. LTD. (Japan)
  • Sekisui Specialty Chemicals America (U.S.)
  • Shanghai Yuking Water Soluble Material Tech Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Anhui Wanwei Group Co., Ltd. (China)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Carst & Walker (South Africa)
  • JAPAN VAM & POVAL Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • Polychem (U.S.)
  • Polysciences, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Spectrum Chemical Manufacturing Corp. (U.S.)
  • Weifang Huawei New Materials Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
  • DuPont (U.S.)
  • Dow (U.S.)
  • Ecomav (U.S.)

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Research Methodology: Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market

Data collection and base year analysis are done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analyzed and estimated using market statistical and coherent models. In addition, market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. The key research methodology used by DBMR research team is data triangulation which involves data mining, analysis of the impact of data variables on the market, and primary (industry expert) validation. Apart from this, data models include Vendor Positioning Grid, Market Time Line Analysis, Market Overview and Guide, Company Positioning Grid, Company Market Share Analysis, Standards of Measurement, global vs Regional and Vendor Share Analysis. Please request analyst call in case of further inquiry.

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