Breathable Films Market Analysis

Breathable Films Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026

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This Breathable Films market study offers a comprehensive analysis of the business models, key strategies, and respective market shares of some of the most prominent players in this landscape. Along with an in-depth commentary on the key influencing factors, market statistics in terms of revenues, segment-wise data, region-wise data, and country-wise data are offered in the full study. This study is one of the most comprehensive documentation that captures all the facets of the evolving Breathable Films market.


Breathable films are produced by the combination of mineral fillers such as calcium carbonate and polymers, which produces a microporous structure that permits merely water vapour transmission without transferring water. The filler material is mainly used to reduce the cost by replacing resin with carbonates.  Polymers such as polyethylene, polypropylene, and polyurethane are the main components in the manufacture of breathable films.

Breathable films keep food products fresh with increased product shelf life and usage convenience. Non-porous breathable films are used in food packaging and textiles whereas microporous films are used in disposable medical products such as surgical gowns and gloves, and also have been used in hygienic products such as baby diapers, feminine hygiene, and adult diapers. Polyester based breathable film market have wide acceptance in various end-use applications. Breathable films based industrial protective clothing provides protection from various hazardous environments and give more comfort to the user. Rising demand for processed food, bakery & cereals, meat, etc. are expected to augment the demand for breathable films market and is expected to witness rapid growth over the forecast period 2016-2026.

Market Growth Analysis

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Breathable Films Market:
Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026
Breathable Films Market: Market Dynamics

The use of breathable films in various applications such as packaging, medical, hygiene, and construction is expected to drive the market growth of breathable films. Surging demand for the finest hygiene products in developing countries along with high birth rate, rising per capita GDP, and rising awareness regarding health and hygiene are the factors promoting the global breathable films market during the forecast period. Asia-Pacific is likely to grow significantly over the forecast period. The growth in this region is because of growing consumption of packaging materials in the food and healthcare industry. Increasing number of working women and improving standard of living drives the demand of packaged food, which in turn boost the demand for breathable films market.

Rising awareness on health & hygiene and significant spending on healthcare is likely to fuel the market demand for breathable films over the forecast period. The penetration of hygiene products in Asia-Pacific and African countries is less in comparison with the developed nations. The higher birth rate is one of the major factors driving the baby diapers market, while ever growing ageing population is firing up the adult diapers market growth. The increasing demand for premium diapers will drive the breathable films market during the forecast period. In terms of product type, non-porous breathable films are likely to register a good growth due to the escalating demand for food packaging and medical applications. Polyester based breathable films are widely used and is expected to register significant growth over the forecast period of 2016-2026.

Demand for medical and industrial protective clothing as well as sports apparels are increasing day by day in the developed countries which uses breathable films and thus propels the market growth. Sports apparel with comfort and modern features is anticipated to augment the breathable film market demand. The product innovation and customer centric approach to deliver the superior solutions are some of the key driving factors for breathable films market. 

Breathable Films Market: Market Segmentation

The breathable film market is segmented on the basis of raw materials type, product type, and end-use application.

Breathable Films Market: Market Participants

Examples of some of the market participants in the Breathable Films Market identified across the value chain include, Argotec LLC., Celanese Corporation, Mitsui Chemicals, Arkema, Trioplast, RKW Group, Toray Industries Inc., Clopay Plastics, Fatra, Kimberley-Clark, Covestro, and Nitto Denko Corporation among others.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, application, and industry.

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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Average Selling Price (ASP) Analysis

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On the basis of raw materials, Global Breathable Films Market can be segmented as:

  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyurethane
  • Others

On the basis of product type, Global Breathable Films Market can be segmented as:

  • Microporous
  • Non-Porous
  • Microvoid

On the basis of applications, Global Breathable Films Market can be segmented as:

  • Medical
  • Packaging
    • Food & Beverage
    • Pharmaceutical
  • Hygiene
  • Building & Construction
  • Apparels
    • Industrial Protective
    • Sports
  • Others

The report covers exhaust analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico. Brazil)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, S. Africa, Northern Africa)

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint
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