Rotomolding Market Size & Share, by Rotational Molding Machine (Carousel, Clamshell, Rock & Roll, Shuttle, Up & Over); Type (Compound, Natural Utilization); Application (Carts & Carrier, Drums & Bins, Tanks & Containers); End-user (Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical, Food & Beverage, Homecare, Pharmaceutical) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2033

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  • Published Date: Feb 24, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023-2033

Rotomolding Market size is expected to cross USD 9 Billion by the end of 2033, growing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2033. In the year 2022, the industry size of rotomolding was USD 5 Billion. The growth of the market can be attributed to the skyrocketing sales of the rotational molding machine, less price, rising popularity during the Coronavirus, and improving the production process and work environment that help to hold the operatives of the plant. For instance, the total units of rotational molding machines sold worldwide were anticipated to be about 10,000 in 2022 which is further expected to reach around 30,000 by the year 2029.

Global rotomolding market trends such as escalation in the rotomolding demand in the automotive industry and higher requirements for drums containers and tanks are projected to influence the growth of the market positively over the forecast period. For instance, the sales of automobiles were anticipated to drop to around 65 million units in 2021. Rotomolding, also referred to as rotational molding, is a technology that is mainly used to make parts with high-quality stability and finishes. Hence, all these facts are expected to propel the growth of the market over the forecast period.

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Rotomolding Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Significant Increment in Plastic Production as Use of Plastic is Increasing - As of 2020, the total production of plastic across the globe was anticipated to be around 350 million metric tons.

  • Rotomolding technology is highly used in plastic production and product made with plastics. The most common type of plastic used in rotomolding is polyethylene making up around 95% of rotationally molded plastic products. Thereby, such utilization of rotomolding in plastic production is expected to push the market growth over the forecast period.
  • Growing Demand for the Product in the Working Plastic Material Products Industry - The total revenue generated by the plastic material products industry was estimated to be approximately USD 150 million in 2022 and is anticipated to hit nearly USD 190 million by the year 2025 solely in Brazil.

  • Rising Demand for the Product in the Edible Grocery Segment Owing to Increasing Purchase of Food Products - The sale of edible groceries amounted to approximately USD 2.5 trillion across the globe in 2021 and is estimated to reach around USD 550 billion by the year 2026.

  • Increasing Utilization of Rotomolding Machines in Agriculture - As of 2022, the total agricultural export value was anticipated to reach USD 150 billion while the agricultural import was estimated to be nearly USD 160 billion for the USA.

  • Spiking R&D Spending in Pharmaceuticals to Boost the Demand for Rotomolding - The research and development spending on pharmaceuticals amounted to approximately USD 180 billion across the globe in 2020.


  • Requirement for Higher Initial Investment- The process of making products from rotomolding includes some requirements such as raw materials to be in fine powder form or granules, need high cycle time with 8 rotations per minute extended for 3 hours and the mold need to be cooled before removing the product. All these disadvantages and time-consuming processes hamper the market growth.
  • Constant Need for Costly Maintenance
  • Disrupted Supply-Chain due to COVID-19

Rotomolding Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2022)

~USD 5 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2033)

~USD 9 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Rotomolding Segmentation

Rotational Molding Machine (Carousel, Clamshell, Rock & Roll, Shuttle, Up & Over)

The global rotomolding market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by rotational molding machine into carousel, clamshell, rock & roll, shuttle, and up & over. Out of these segments, the rock & roll segment is estimated to gain the largest market share over the projected time frame. The growth of the segment can be attributed to the higher utilization of these machines in the production of cooler and other sort of tanks. Rotomolding in cooler is used for ice retention and they are most suitable for withstanding long-term use. Therefore, rotomolded coolers becomes durable and considered to be hard-sided ice chests. As of 2022, approximately 30 million units of the cooler were produced across the globe which is further anticipated to reach nearly 45 million by the year 2026.

End-user (Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical, Food & Beverage, Homecare, Pharmaceutical)

The global rotomolding market is also segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by end-user industry into automotive, chemical, food & beverage, homecare, pharmaceutical, and others. amongst these segments, the automotive segment is expected to garner a significant share. Rotomolding is highly used in the automotive industry to manufacture robust and durable automotive parts. The process of rotomolding includes a heated hollow mold filled with material and then it is rotated to soften the material for easy disperse and take the desired shape by sticking to the walls of the mold. Hence, as the production of vehicle rises, the demand for rotomolding in automotive industry also escalates. For instance, in 2021, nearly 80 million unite of motor vehicles were produces across the globe.

Our in-depth analysis of the global market includes the following segments:

                 By Rotational Molding Machine

  • Carousel
  • Clamshell
  • Rock & Roll
  • Shuttle
  • Up & Over

                   By Type

  • Compound
  • Natural Utilization

                   By Application

  • Carts & Carrier
  • Drums & Bins
  • Tanks & Containers
  • Others

                      By End-User Industry

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Food & Beverage
  • Homecare
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others

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Rotomolding Industry - Regional Synopsis

APAC Market Statistics

The Asia Pacific rotomolding market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033. The growth of the market can be attributed majorly to the skyrocketing demand for houses owing to the rising process of urbanization and the significant surge in infrastructure development projects. According to the report published by the World Bank, East Asia, and the Pacific are referred to as the world’s most rapidly urbanizing regions with an urbanization rate of 3% per year while in 2018, half of the population of the reign was projected to be living in urban areas. Furthermore, expanding construction industry along with the automotive industry are also estimated to hike the growth of the market during the forecast period. Asia Pacific is known to dominate the global automotive industry since in countries like China, Japan, and India, automotive parts are manufactured and exported across the globe. For instance, in 2021, approximately 5 million commercial vehicles were produced in China alone while in Japan, nearly 1.5 million commercial vehicles were produced in the same year. Therefore, all these factors are expected to enlarge the market size over the forecast period.

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Companies Dominating the Rotomolding Landscape

    • Myers Industries, Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Ocean Plastic Intertrade Co., Ltd.
    • A.G Industries Pvt. Ltd.
    • Rototek Limited
    • Top Rotomolding Technology Co., Ltd
    • Ningbo Fly Plastic Co., Ltd.
    • Yantai Fangda Rotational Molding Co., Ltd.
    • DUTCHLAND Quality Rotomolding Solutions
    • Emerging Market Group Limited
    • Charloma, Inc. 

In the News

  • Myers Industries, Inc. to state that it has now accelerated production capacities after the acquisition of a rotational molding facility based in Georgia. The facility acquired by Myers Industries, Inc. is Step2 Co, LLC, which facilitated the company to impose molding capabilities in the United States.

  • DUTCHLAND Quality Rotomolding Solutions to receive #4 custom rotational molder. The title was given among the top rotational molder by a newly launched PlasticsNews2020 Rotational Molder Ranking Report in North America. 

Author Credits:  Rajrani Baghel

  • Report ID: 4393
  • Published Date: Feb 24, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Significant increment in plastic production as use of plastic is increasing and growing demand in the working plastic material products industry are the major factors driving the market growth.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2033.

Requirement for higher initial investment is estimated to be the growth hindering factors for the market expansion.

The market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

The major players in the market are Ocean Plastic Intertrade Co., Ltd., A.G Industries Pvt. Ltd., Rototek Limited, Top Rotomolding Technology Co., Ltd, Ningbo Fly Plastic Co., Ltd., Yantai Fangda Rotational Molding Co., Ltd., DUTCHLAND Quality Rotomolding Solutions, Emerging Market Group Limited, Charloma, Inc., and others.

The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, the geographical presence of the company which determines the revenue-generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

The market is segmented by rotational molding machine, type, application, end-user industry, and by region.

The dyes segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2033 and display significant growth opportunities.
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