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Breathable Films Market Segmentation By Type (Polypropylene Breathable Films, Polyurethane Breathable Films and Polyethylene Breathable Films); By Application (Construction, Food Packaging, Hygiene, Medical, Food Packaging and Fabric) - Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027

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Extensive insights into the Growth of Breathable Films Market amidst COVID-19

Before we witness the stabilization of economic growth in Europe and North America, Asia Pacific is estimated to bounce back progressively with countries such as China, India, South Korea and Japan witnessing more opportunities to recover from the losses sustained during COVID-19.

Being the biggest market in Eastern Europe, Russia is estimated to take the lowest hit, offering a sigh of relief to the businesses operating in the country. Whereas, GCC is estimated to observe low investments due to the sliding prices of crude oil.

We evaluate the strategies and commitment of the Giant Players in the market towards creating products and services that customers value and rely on.

In an attempt to control and eliminate the surge of coronavirus cases and meet the demand for required medical devices along with providing efficient medical services, there is a drastic shift of investments from authoritative bodies towards the healthcare sector. Where the aftermath of this pandemic may take years to be measured, Research Nester estimates notable expansion of e-health, gaming, and media and entertainment industries till the whole situation is contained and the plan of action for the recovery process is determined. There is an estimated probability of the growth in businesses going back a year if the condition is controlled in the next 2-3 months.                                                         Request Insights

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Product Overview

Breathable films are produced by the mixture of minerals such as polymer and calcium carbonate. They are micro porous in nature. They do not allow water to pass but vapor of water can pass through it. Hence, they are micro porous in nature. Breathable films help to retain the food products fresh for a long time and also increase its shelf-life. The main application of breathable films is in the hygienic products such as adult diaper and baby diapers. Breathable films coatings provide protection from various hazardous environments. The filler material used in breathable films reduces the cost by replacing resin with carbonates.

Market Size and Forecast

The global breathable films market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 7.8% during 2017-2027. It is anticipated to value around USD 4.0 Billion by 2027. The increasing health awareness among the population and increasing use of hygiene products in developing countries is anticipated to increase the market growth of the global breathable market during the forecast period.

The global breathable films market can be segmented on the basis of type and application. On the basis of type, it is segmented into polypropylene breathable films, polyurethane breathable films and polyethylene breathable films. Polyethylene breathable film is anticipated to be the dominating segment on the account of high availability of low cost polyethylene breathable films in comparison to other types. The primary application of polyethylene breathable films is baby diapers and adult sanitary napkins. On the basis of application it is sub-segmented into construction, food packaging, hygiene, medical, food packaging and fabric. Medical application sub-segment is anticipated to be fastest growing sub-segment on the account of rising awareness towards the use of hygienic products. Additionally, breathable films are used in the manufacturing of key surgical devices such as surgical drapes, surgical gowns, gloves and mayo stand covers. The increasing disposable income enables the population towards the increasing use of hygienic products which further fuel the market growth of the breathable films globally.

By region, global breathable films market is segmented into North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to be the fastest growing region for the breathable films on the account of rising birth rates which propels the demand for baby diapers. Additionally, non-porous breathable films are anticipated to register significant growth on the account of increasing demand from the food packaging and medical applications. Moreover, the increasing demand from construction industry is anticipated to further fuel demand for the breathable films during the forecast period.CLICK TO DOWNLOAD FREE SAMPLE

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis segmented the global breathable films market in the following segments:

By Type:

  • Polypropylene Breathable Films
  • Polyurethane Breathable Films
  • Polyethylene Breathable Films

By Application:

  • Construction
  • Food Packaging
  • Hygiene
  • Medical
  • Food Packaging
  • Fabric

By Region

Global breathable films market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (United States, Canada), Market size, Y-O-Y growth Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis, Future forecast & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of LATAM), Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Future forecast & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, BENELUX (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), NORDIC (Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland), Poland, Russia, Rest of Europe), Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Future forecast & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Future forecast & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa), Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Future forecast & Opportunity Analysis.

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Growth Drivers and Challenges

The rising birth rates and increasing ageing population is anticipated to increase the demand for the adult and baby diapers. This is expected to fuel the market growth of the breathable films market worldwide. Additionally, the rising disposable income across the globe is encouraging the population towards spending on the personal care products which is augmenting the demand for the breathable films. Moreover, the increasing demand for breathable films from building and construction industry is driving the market growth of the breathable films market. Breathable film is used in roof tops and wall coverings. Furthermore, the increasing demand for the processed food, bakery and meat anticipated to increase the breathable films market during the forecast period. Growing demand from the various end-user industries such as medical, food packaging, construction and fabric supports the market growth of the breathable films globally.

Key Players

  • Arkema S.A.
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    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
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    • Regional Presence
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.
  • Clopay Plastic Products Co., Inc.
  • The RKW Group
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc
  • Covestro AG 
  • Fatra A.S.
  • Trioplast Industrier AB


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