PVC Cling Film Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027
Report ID: GMI4337
PVC Cling Film Market size is expected to see high growth during forecast period owing to rising demand from food and beverage industry along with intensifying urbanization worldwide and subsequent rising need for on-the-go food products. Product is manufactured by extrusion process in which granules of PVC plastics are melted and forced through a die to form bubble. The bubble is then collapsed between metal rollers to form thin film. Product is extensively used in food industry for wrapping and protecting food items from foreign particles and organisms. Since they manifest superior qualities such as chemical resistance, reliability, durability, light weight and ability to sustain physical damage, they are widely used by meat, poultry and seafood processing industry for packaging and handling. Growing consumer demand for cling films for household purpose and growing demand for packaged food in countries such as China, India and Mexico shall drive the PVC cling film market size over the forecast timespan.
Product is primarily used in food and beverage packaging to prevent contact with microorganisms for elongated period, resulting in improved shelf life. They stick to the container without any adhesives, thus providing flexible packaging solutions to the user. PVC cling films finds applications in different areas such as packaging of cheese, biscuits, meat, fish, vegetables, fruits, etc. This is due to its ability to preserve the food for longer period of time. The product is cost effective as compared to other packaging materials such as aluminum wraps and foils. In addition, various food outlets such as restaurants, coffee shops, fast food chains use the product in bulk quantity. These factors will create lucrative opportunity for PVC cling films market during the forecast timespan.
Product is free from plasticizers and can be reheated and used in microwave and is therefore gaining popularity among the working class. Product’s high quality and effective packaging solutions at low cost will drive the product demand in the forecast timespan. However, there are some health and environment concerns associated with the product and product is not recyclable. Increasing regulations on single use plastics coupled with growing awareness among people regarding environmental impact will have negative impact on product demand. Additionally, rising demand of aluminum films and foils can act as setback for product manufactures.
PVC cling film market is segmented based on the product into manual film and machine film. Rise in favorable trends in emerging economies shall drive the product demand during forecast timespan. On the basis of thickness, the product is categorized into films up to 10 microns, 10-15 microns, 15-20 microns and above 20 microns. On the basis of sales channel, the product is categorized into direct and indirect sales. On the basis of end use, the market is categorized into dairy products, meat, fruits and vegetables, bakery & confectionary, poultry, seafood, food service outlets, cosmetics & healthcare, consumer goods & households and other industrial use.
North America PVC cling films market is among the largest which is due to high demand of ready to eat meals and increased food outlets in the U.S. Asia Pacific is anticipated to dominate the market in the forecast period. The region shall witness significant growth in product demand due to rising population in India and China along with improving economic conditions in the region. Europe has significant market growth potential owing to well-established food industry. However, stringent regulations in the region can hamper the product demand during forecast period. In Latin America, the market growth can be associate with changing consumer preference and increasing disposable income in the region. Middle East & Africa have significant growth potential during the forecast period, owing to significant population rise and propelling food & beverage industry.
Some of the key manufacturers of PVC cling films market include Berry Global Inc., Sigma Stretch Film, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Intertape Polymer Group, Klöckner Pentaplast Group, Reynolds Group Holding Limited., POLIFILM GmbH, Thong Guan Industries Berhad, Tronoplast Technologies Inc., CeDo Ltd., etc. In order to sustain in the business environment, companies are incorporating strategic acquisitions & mergers as growth strategy. For instance, Berry Global Group acquired RPC group Plc, one of the Europe’s largest supplier of plastic packaging for USD 6.5 billion in 2019.
PVC Cling film, By Product, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
- Manual film
- Machine film
PVC Cling film, By Thickness, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
- Up to 10 microns
- Between 10 to 15 microns
- Between 15 to 20 microns
- Above 20 microns
PVC Cling film, By distribution channel, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
- Direct sales
- Indirect sales
PVC Cling film, By End use, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)
- Dairy products
- Fruits and vegetables B
- Bakery & confectionary
- Food service outlets
- Cosmetics & healthcare
- Consumer goods & households
- Other industrial use.
The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:
- North America
- South Korea
- Latin America
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- Berry Global Inc.
- Sigma Stretch Film Corp.
- Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp
- Intertape Polymer Group Inc.
- Klöckner Pentaplast Group
- Reynolds Group Holding Limited.
- POLIFILM GmbH
- Thong Guan Industries Berhad
- Tronoplast Technologies Inc.
- CeDo Ltd.
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