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Aug, 29 2023

Sustainable Solutions: Exploring Eco-Friendly Protective Film Options

The protective films market is driven by the growing need for surface protection in various industries. These thin plastic sheets offer a cost-effective solution to prevent corrosion, scratches, vermin damage, and water spills on covered surfaces. The automotive industry utilizes protective films to safeguard vehicle paintwork during transportation and handling, while the electronics industry uses them to protect delicate screens and components. Additionally, protective films find applications in the transportation and apparel sectors, safeguarding various surfaces from wear and tear. The market is poised to witness significant growth due to the expanding use of protective films across diverse industries.

According to Data Bridge Market Research, the Global Protective Films Market was valued at USD 13.10 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 20.41 billion by 2029, registering a CAGR of 5.70% during the forecast period of 2022 to 2029.

“Surging demand for solar energy production population to facilitate market growth”

The surging demand for solar energy production serves as a significant driver of the global protective films market. As solar power gains popularity as a sustainable energy source, there is an increasing need for reliable and durable protective films to safeguard solar panels and photovoltaic modules from environmental factors, such as UV radiation, dust, moisture, and scratches. Protective films help extend the lifespan and efficiency of solar panels, leading to enhanced energy generation and reduced maintenance costs. The growing adoption of solar energy solutions worldwide directly boosts the demand for protective films, driving market growth in the renewable energy sector.

What restraints the growth of the global protective films market?

“Stringent government regulations”

Stringent government regulations act as a significant restraint on the global protective films market. Governments worldwide impose various environmental, safety, and quality standards on protective films to ensure consumer safety and environmental protection. Compliance with these regulations requires manufacturers to invest in research, development, and testing to meet the required standards. Moreover, frequent changes in regulations can lead to additional compliance costs and challenges for market players. These stringent regulations may limit product innovation, increase production costs, and affect market growth, particularly for companies unable to keep up with evolving regulatory requirements.

Segmentation: Global Protective Films Market

The protective films market is segmented on the basis of class, material, thickness, surface, texture, and end-user.

  • On the basis of class, the protective films market is segmented into adhesive-coated, self-adhesive.
  • On the basis of material, the protective films market is segmented into polyethylene, Polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate, Polyvinyl Chloride, polyurethane, Polyamide, polyester, paper, others.
  • On the basis of thickness, the protective films market is segmented into 0 - 2 mm, 2 - 4 mm, 4 - 6 mm, 6 - 8 mm, 8 - 10 mm, others.
  • On the basis of surface, the protective films market is segmented into metals, glass, textiles, wood, marbles, molded plastics, others.
  • On the basis of texture, the protective films market is segmented into opaque, transparent, glossy, matte, others.
  • On the basis of end-user, the protective films market is segmented into building and construction, automotive, electronics, life science, aerospace, packaging, industrial, marine, others.

Regional Insights: Asia-Pacific dominates the Global Protective Films Market

Asia-Pacific's dominant position in the protective films market can be attributed to the region's strong market share and revenue, driven by the growing demand for these films in the booming building and construction industries. As urbanization and infrastructure development continue to rise, the need for protective films to safeguard various surfaces from scratches, abrasion, and environmental damage is increasing significantly, boosting market growth.

North America is expected to witness lucrative growth during the forecast period due to the region's consumers being more aware of the diverse applications of protective films. Household appliances, such as refrigerators, ovens, and electronics, are benefiting from protective films that extend their shelf life and shield them from moisture and dust penetration.

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Recent Developments in Global Protective Films Market

  • In July 2020, Arkema acquired Fixatti, a high-performance thermobonding adhesive powders firm, as part of Bostik's strategy to expand its high-value-added technology. This move aligns with Arkema's goal to transform into a pure Specialty Materials business, focused on Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions by 2024. With this acquisition, Bostik strengthens its global hotmelt adhesive solutions for niche industrial applications in various markets, including construction, technical coatings, battery, automotive, and textile printing.

The Prominent Key Players Operating in the Global Protective Films Market Include:

  • Nitto Denko Corporation (Japan)
  • Saint-Gobain (France)
  • 3M (U.S.)
  • Chargeurs (France)
  • DuPont (U.S.)
  • Arkema (France)
  • Corporate.Evonik (Germany)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Polifilm Group (Germany)
  • Freudenberg SE (Germany)
  • Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd., (Japan)
  • Rogers Corporation (U.S.)
  • Toray Industries Inc., (Japan)
  • CHRYSO GROUP (France)
  • SOLVAY (Belgium)
  • DAIKIN (Japan)
  • Setral Chemie GmbH (Germany)

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Research Methodology: Global Protective 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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