Synthetic Paper Market Size by Product (Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene [BOPP], High Density Polyethylene [HDPE]), and Application (Label, Non-label), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2016 – 2023

Published Date: Apr 2016  |  Report ID: GMI378  |  Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sonal Singh

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 80   |   Base Year: 2015

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Synthetic Paper Market size is expected to exceed 200 kilo tons with growth rate at over 6% from 2016 to 2023. Strict regulatory norms against deforestation results into high demand for conventional resources which may favor the market growth from 2016 to 2023. 

Synthetic Paper Market Statistics

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Global demand for paper increased by 400% over last 40 years including 35% of paper produced by harvested trees. Its sustainable production along with recyclable nature will positively drive the synthetic paper market share in coming year.

Global label and packaging was valued over $300 billion in 2015, and could exceed $400 billion in the next four years, with growth over 4%. These products are obtained through polymers such as polypropylene which are refined products of crude oil. Decline in crude oil prices will positively impact the synthetic paper market price.

Growing demand for print and laminated material subject to high absorption property will spur the synthetic paper market growth during forecast period. Positive outlook towards secure credential & Identity cards and e-passports application owing to water and chemical resistant property will further complement business growth in coming year.

Synthetic Paper Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year:2015Historical Data for:2012 to 2015
Market Size in 2015:200 kilo tonsForecast Period:2016 to 2023
Forecast Period 2016 to 2023 CAGR:6%No. of Pages:80
2023 Value Projection:405 Million (USD) Tables, Charts & Figures:63
Geographies covered:North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, MEA
Segments covered:Product and Region
Growth Drivers:
  • Increased demand for environmentally friendly products
  • Growing label and packaging industry
  • Increased adoption of folding cartons and blister packaging
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Fluctuating raw material prices

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Market, By Product

Synthetic paper market trends from biaxially oriented polypropylene was valued over $100 million in 2015 and may witness growth over 6% through 2023. It offers high strength, clarity, and makes them appropriate for usage as packaging material such as for fruits, fast food, confectionery, snacks and vegetables application.

Superior biaxially oriented polypropylene offers ease of laminating, coating & printing to obtain desirable appearance and characteristics. Moreover, it is cost efficient along with excellent moisture barrier and superior strength properties when compared with other available alternatives. High density polyethylene synthetic paper market is set to reach over 70 kilo tons by 2023.

Synthetic Paper Market by Product


Market, By Application

Label segment looks poised to exceed 50 kilo tons by 2023. It is used for stack labels, wraparound labels, shrink labels, in-mold labels and pressure sensitive labels. Non-label accounted for over 60 % of global synthetic paper market share in 2015. These products are primarily used for graphic arts, charts, banners and maps. It is also suitable for public and promotional print media.

Market, By Region

Asia Pacific will exceed 150 million by 2023 with growth over 7% during the forecast period. Increasing demand from industries such as food & beverage, cosmetics, and chemicals subject to change in lifestyle trend will further complement the synthetic paper market outlook in future.

U.S. market size is predicted to reach over 40 kilo tons by 2023. Growing banner ads demand in the region will favor the market revenue over forecast period. Banner ads investment reached USD 7.9 billion in 2013 from USD 6 billion in 2010.

Europe was valued over USD 60 million in 2015 owing to increasing demand from food and beverage industry. Latin America contributed over 5% of global synthetic paper market volume share in 2015 and should witness a decent growth from 2016 to 2023.

Competitive Market Share

Global synthetic paper industry players include Blue, Octopus, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Yupo Corporation, American Profol, Reveal, PPG, DuPont, Hop, Neenah Papers, Arjobex, Taghleef. In this industry largest players holding half of the market share in 2015.This industry is concentrated in nature as largest players accounted for half of market share in 2015.

Industry Background

Synthetic paper is manufactured by utilizing synthetic resin, derived from petroleum. Its characteristics is like plastic film characteristics and its appearance is same as paper obtained from wood pulp. It is environment friendly in nature. It has long life and offers waterproof property. It can also be folded without cracking. Positive outlook towards label and packaging sector will drive the industry growth during forecast period.

Synthetic Paper Market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Tons and revenue in USD from 2017 to 2023, for the following segments:

By Product

  • Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene
  • High Density Polyethylene

By Application

  • Label
  • Non-label

The above information is provided on a regional and country basis for the following:

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The overall synthetic paper market was valued at 200 kilo tons in the year 2015.
As per estimates, synthetic paper market would record a revenue share of 405 Million (USD) in 2023.
Growing demand for high-quality paper and stringent regulations to prevent deforestation have fueled the demand for synthetic paper.
Superior biaxially oriented polypropylene is cost efficient and has excellent moisture barrier and superior strength properties in comparation to other available alternatives.
Non-label synthetic papers are primarily used for making graphic arts, banners, charts, and maps, and are suitable for promotional print media.
Yupo Corporation, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, American Profol, PPG, DuPont, Reveal, Hop, Neenah Papers, Taghleef and Arjobex are some of the major players in synthetic paper market.

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Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Apr 2016
  • Pages: 80
  • Tables: 49
  • Charts / Figures: 14
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Regions covered: 5

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