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Barrel Liner Market

Market Insights on Barrel Liner covering sales outlook, demand forecast & up-to-date key trends

Barrel Liner Market : Global Industry Analysis 2016 - 2020 and Opportunity Assessment 2021 - 2031

Barrel Liner Market Overview

According to latest research study by FMI, barrel liner business is set to grow at a CAGR of over 5.7% during 2021-2031. The demand is attributed to growing inclination of food & beverages and chemical & lubricants industry towards flexible packaging.

Furthermore, the evolving needs of end-users towards using more eco-friendly liners for barrels owing to stringent government regulation has been one of the key driving factors. It is anticipated that during the forecast period, the demand for barrel line will be growing at 1.6X. Factors such as higher adoption of products and introduction of more variety will complement the growth further.

What is Driving Demand for Barrel Liner?

The barrel liners have myriad applications in various end-use industries. They are commonly used for storage, collection and disposal of garbage’s from the barrels. The growing inclination of manufacturing industries towards flexible packaging has been a key driving factor in the business. Also, availability of wide variety of such liners have further supporting in driving the demand.

Stringent regulations on the material type of the product such as prohibition of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) based liners in the regions such as Europe and North America will be key restraining factors in the business.

Furthermore, manufacturers are introducing eco-friendly and reusable liners in order to overcome such problems and this in turn has even supported more for higher adoption of product in the end-user industry. In the coming years ahead furthermore advances in the product with respective to evolution of end-user demand owing volatile regulations is set to bolster the product sales.

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Flexible Packaging Trend is Likely to Bolster Barrel Liner Sales

The barrel liners are extensively used in flexible packing applications. The flexible packaging is practiced in many of the end-use industries. As per the US Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA), in 2020 the flexible packing business recorded a sales value of US$ 33.6 Billion. This includes packaging in F&B, chemical & lubricants and industrial packaging.

From the past decade this industry has been expanding at a rapid rate.  Most of the end-user are switching to flexible packaging and are also discovering the importance of liners for barrels in this process. It is anticipated that growth in flexible packaging will act as key driver in driving the product sales.

The US Barrel Liner Market Outlook

The US accounts for largest share in the barrel liner business equivalent to more than 65% of the North America demand. The major demand in the country is driven by chemical and lubricant industry. According to American Chemistry Council (ACC), the chemical output dropped by 3.6% in 2020 owing to the on-going pandemic and lowered demand from the manufacturing industries.

This has led to a massive shrank in work force in chemical industry by 14,000 jobs.

Currently, majority of the country’s population has being vaccinated and all the restrictions on manufacturing units being lifted, the country’s economic gears are working again. It is anticipated by the ACC that in 2021, the chemical production in the US will rise by 3.6% and similar trend will be followed in the next 10 years.

This clearly reflects that demand for the barrel liners will be sky-high from this industry and so will support the overall country’s business growth during the forecast period.

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East Asia Demand Outlook for Barrel Liner

East Asia is a lucrative market for barrel liners business. The region accounted for over 35% of the overall sales of the product, with a CAGR of over 4.5% in 2020. The regional demand is driven by the end-users in China, Japan and South Korea. The F&B industry is one of the major user of barrel liners.

This industry in the region has been growing at a rapid pace.  As per CCSFA (China Chain Store & Franchise Association), China’s F&B industry surpassed market value of US$ 595 Bn in 2019. In 2020, this industry had experience minor slowdown owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and has recovered as most of the products in this industry is considered as essentials and so the demand for barrel liner got back on track in these industries.

The overall regional outlook shows that in the coming years with the boom in end-use industries, the business opportunities for the regional manufacturers of barrel liners will multiply and will complement the overall business growth. It is anticipated that during 2021-31, the regional business will grow at a rate of 1.3X and will surpass its historical sales numbers.

Who are the Key Manufacturers and Suppliers of Barrel Liner?

Some of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of barrel liners include

  • Allied Plastics
  • Anhui Province Tianle Plastic Co., Ltd.
  • APAC Manufacturing & Co.
  • Berry Plastic Corporation
  • Bolloré Group
  • Clorox Australia Pty Limited
  • Cosmoplast
  • Heyuan Ruijian Plastic Products Co., Ltd.
  • International Plastics
  • Kemii Garbage Bag Co. Ltd.
  • Luban Pack
  • Mitsubishi Chemicals
  • Novplasta, S.R.O.
  • Shanghai Xishu Electronic Material Company Ltd.
  • SMEC Limited
  • Steiner Electric Company
  • Terdex
  • Toray Industries
  • Tongcheng Tianbai Plastic Co., Ltd.
  • Treofan Germany GmbH & Co.
  • Other

The barrel liners business is highly fragmented and presence of many player have been recorded in the competitive landscape. Top most players in the business are focusing on inorganic strategies such as acquisition and are acquiring the small scale players posing major competition in the region of scope.

On the other hand emerging players are investing in research & development to launch new variety of barrel liner in order to attract new customer towards their product portfolio.

There is still a lot of space available for the new entrants, the barriers for new comers is limited in this business. Entering the business in the region having high presence of end-users and low competition will bear profitable business outcome during the initial years of entry.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments.

The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

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Key Segments

By Material Type:

  • Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
  • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
  • Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDP)
  • Metallocene Polythene (MPE)
  • Polyamide (PA)
  • Polyester (PET)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Polyvinylchloride (PVC)
  • Others

By Packaging Type:

  •  Flexible Barrel Liner
  • Rigid Barrel Liner
  • Semi-Rigid Barrel Liner

By Capacity:

  •  Below 20 Liters
  • 20-50 Liters
  • Above 50 Liters

By Application:

  • Adhesives
  • Chemicals & Lubricants
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Food & Beverages
  • Grease and Oils
  • Inks & coatings
  • Others

By Sales Channel:

  • Online
  • Offline

By Region:

  • North America
    • US & Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil, Mexico, Argentina & Rest of Latin America
  • Europe
    • Germany, France, Italy, Spain, U.K., Benelux, Russia, and Rest of Europe
  • East Asia
    • China, Japan, South Korea
  • South Asia
    • India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Rest of South Asia
  • Oceania
    • Australia and New Zealand
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries, Turkey, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East & Africa
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