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Water Soluble Film Market for Detergent, Agrochemical, Water Treatment Chemical, Dye, Food, Packaging, Laundry Bags, Embroidery, Pharmaceutical Packaging - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020

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Publishing Date: June 2015
Report Code: CH 3512

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Water soluble PVA/PVOH film is a biodegradable film and facilitates water soluble small dose packaging of detergents, water treatment chemicals, agrochemicals, and dyes. Small water soluble pre-dose packaging provides ease-of-use and helps to avoid human contact with the product being packed. Apart from packaging applications, the film is also used for laundry bags and embroidery applications where it is used as water soluble film.

North America is the biggest as well as the fastest-growing water soluble film market, having a significant share of around 35% of the global market in 2013. The market patterns and its various applications are continuously showing an upward trend, which is mainly due to the increasing awareness on the usage of green products among consumers and stringent environmental protection law. Among various applications, detergent packaging dominated the market with more than 37% of the total market share in 2014. Agrochemical packaging is another major application, which is expected to grow significantly, from 2015 to 2020. Other application types of water soluble film includes water treatment chemical packaging which is also expected to grow at a considerable rate in the coming years.

This study aims to estimate the market size in 2014 in terms of volume and value and project its demand till 2020. This market research study provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the water soluble film market. It provides a comprehensive review of key market drivers, restraints, and opportunities. The market is further segmented and projected by region, Asia-Pacific, North America, Western Europe, South America & Eastern Europe, and RoW, which are further segmented by key countries in each region. Different secondary sources, such as company websites, encyclopedia, directories, and databases have been used to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of water soluble films. The primary sources that include experts from related industries and suppliers have been interviewed to verify and collect critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of water soluble films.

It also includes the company profiling and competitive strategies adopted by various market players, including Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan), Aicello Corporation (Japan), Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan), The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd (Japan), Arrow Coated Products Ltd. (India), and others.

Scope of the report:

This research report categorizes the water soluble film market on the basis of materials, products, end-user industry, and region along with forecast of revenue and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets.

On the basis of materials: The market is segmented on the basis of materials, such as polyvinyl alcohol and xylan. Each material type is further described in detail in the report with value forecasts for aforementioned.

On the basis of application: The market is segmented into different product types, such as detergent packaging, agrochemical packaging, embroidery, laundry bags, and food packaging. Each application type is further described in detail in the report with value forecasts between 2015 and 2020 period.

On the basis of region: The water soluble film market is segmented by regions, Asia-Pacific, North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, South America and RoW, and they are further segmented by key countries in each region that include China, Japan, South Korea, India, The U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, U.K., France, Spain, and Brazil.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered in the Report
    1.4 Currency & Pricing
    1.5 Package Size
    1.6 Limitations
    1.7 Stake Holders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 16)
    2.1 Market Size Estimation
    2.2 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.3 Market Share Estimation
           2.3.1 Key Insights
           2.3.2 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 24)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 27)
    4.1 Significant Opportunities for Water Soluble (PVA/PVOH) Film Market
    4.2 Water Soluble Film Market: Key Regions
    4.3 Water Soluble Film Market, 2014
    4.4 Water Soluble Film Market Attractiveness
    4.5 Water Soluble Films Market, By Application
    4.6 Water Soluble Film Market: Developed vs. Developing Nations
    4.7 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 35)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Type
           5.2.2 By Region
           5.2.3 By Application
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Low Waste Material
                    5.3.1.2 Stringent Environment Protection Rules & Regulations
                    5.3.1.3 Increased Demand From Agriculture Industry
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Slow Economic Growth in Europe
                    5.3.2.2 Expert Handling and Low Market Reach
                    5.3.2.3 Substitutes Present for Certain Applications
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Edible Water Soluble Film
                    5.3.3.2 Nutraceutical Product Packaging

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 43)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
           6.2.1 Raw Materials
           6.2.2 PVA/PVOH Water Soluble Films
           6.2.3 Water Soluble Film Product Forms
           6.2.4 Distribution Network
           6.2.5 End User
    6.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.3.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.3.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.4 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.4.1 Expansions
           6.4.2 Mergers & Acquisitions

7 Water Soluble Film Market, By Type (Page No. - 49)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Market Size & Projection
    7.3 Xylan
    7.4 PVA/PVOH Water Soluble Film
           7.4.1 Stringent Environment Protection Laws & Awareness for Green Products to Boost the Water Soluble Film  Market

8 Water Soluble Film Market, By Application (Page No. - 52)
    8.1 Introduction
           8.1.1 Packaging Application to Dominate the Market
           8.1.2 Increasing Demand for Eco-Friendly Packaging Material to Reduce Product Wastage
    8.2 Detergent Packaging
    8.3 Agrochemical Packaging
    8.4 Water Treatment Chemical Packaging
    8.5 Dye Packaging
    8.6 Laundry Bags
    8.7 Embroidery
    8.8 Food Packaging
    8.9 Pharmaceutical

9 Water Soluble Film Market, By Region (Page No. - 70)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 North America
           9.2.1 U.S.
           9.2.2 Canada
           9.2.3 Mexico
    9.3 Western Europe
           9.3.1 U.K.
           9.3.2 Germany
           9.3.3 France
           9.3.4 Spain
           9.3.5 Italy
           9.3.6 Rest of Western Europe
    9.4 Asia-Pacific
           9.4.1 China
           9.4.2 India
           9.4.3 Japan
           9.4.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    9.5 South America
           9.5.1 Brazil
           9.5.2 Argentina
           9.5.3 Rest of South America
    9.6 Eastern Europe
           9.6.1 Russia
           9.6.2 Poland
    9.7 Middle East & Africa

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 116)
     10.1 Overview
     10.2 Expansions & Mergers & Acquisitions & New Product Launches: the Most Adopted Growth Strategies
     10.3 Maximum Developments in 2014
     10.4 Rkw Se, Basf Se, & Berry Plastics Group, Inc: Most Active Participants
     10.5 Competitive Situation & Trends
             10.5.1 Expansions
             10.5.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
             10.5.3 New Product Developments

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 125)
     11.1 Regional Revenue Mix of Top Market Players
     11.2 Kuraray Co. Ltd
             11.2.1 Business Overview
             11.2.2 Products
             11.2.3 Key Strategies
             11.2.4 Recent Developments
             11.2.5 SWOT Analysis
             11.2.6 MnM View
     11.3 The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co. Ltd
             11.3.1 Business Overview
             11.3.2 Products
             11.3.3 Key Strategies
             11.3.4 Recent Development
             11.3.5 SWOT Analysis
             11.3.6 MnM View
     11.4 Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd
             11.4.1 Business Overview
             11.4.2 Products
             11.4.3 Key Strategies
             11.4.4 Recent Development
             11.4.5 SWOT Analysis
             11.4.6 MnM View
     11.5 Aicello Corporation
             11.5.1 Business Overview
             11.5.2 Products
             11.5.3 Key Strategies
             11.5.4 Recent Development
             11.5.5 SWOT Analysis
             11.5.6 MnM View
     11.6 Arrow Coated Products Ltd.
             11.6.1 Business Overview
             11.6.2 Products
             11.6.3 SWOT Analysis
             11.6.4 MnM View
     11.7 Cortec Corporation
             11.7.1 Business Overview
             11.7.2 Products
             11.7.3 Key Strategies
     11.8 Changzhou Water Soluble Co.Ltd
             11.8.1 Business Overview
             11.8.2 Products
             11.8.3 Key Strategies
     11.9 Jiangmen Proudly Co. Ltd.
             11.9.1 Business Overview
             11.9.2 Products
             11.9.3 Key Strategies
     11.10 AMC (UK) Ltd
             11.10.1 Business Overview
             11.10.2 Products
             11.10.3 Key Strategies

12 Appendix (Page No. - 144)
     12.1 Excerpts From Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     12.4 Available Customizations
     12.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (84 Tables)

Table 1 Increasing Demand for Food is Propelling the Growth of Water Soluble Film Market
Table 2 Innovation in Water Soluble  Film is Paving New Growth Avenues in the Water Soluble Film Market
Table 3 Patent Detail for Xylan Water Soluble  Film
Table 4 PVA/PVOH Water Soluble Film Market Size , By Type, 2013–2020 (Metric Ton)
Table 5 Water Soluble Film Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 6 Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 7 Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 8 Demand in Detergent Packaging, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 9 Demand in Detergent Packaging, By Region, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 10 Demand in Agrochemical Packaging, By Region, 2013-2020 (MT)
Table 11 Demand in Agrochemical Packaging, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 12 Demand in Water Treatment Chemical Packaging, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 13 Demand in Water Treatment Chemical Packaging, By Region, 2013-2020 (MT)
Table 14 Demand in Dye Packaging, By Region, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 15 Demand in Dye Packaging, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 16 Demandin Laundry Bag, By Region, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 17 Demandin Laundry Bag, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 18 Demandin Embroidery, By Region, 2013–2020 (Metric Ton)
Table 19 Demandin Embrodery, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 20 Demandin Foodpackaging, By Region, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 21 Demandin Food Packaging, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 22 Demandin Pharmaceutical, By Region, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 23 Demandin Pharmaceutical, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 24 Water Soluble Film Market, By Region, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 25 Demand, By Region, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 26 North America: Water Soluble Film Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 27 North America: Demand, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 28 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 29 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Millions)
Table 30 U.S.: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 31 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 32 Canada: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 33 Canada: Market Size, By  Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 34 Mexico: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 35 Mexico: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 36 Western Europe: Water Soluble Film Demand,  By Country, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 37 Western Europe: Demand, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 38 Western Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 39 Western Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 40 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 41 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 42 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 43 Germany:Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 44 France: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 45 France: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 46 Spain: Market, By Appliation, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 47 Spain: Market,  By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 48 Italy: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 49 Italy: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 50 Rest of Western Europe: Water Soluble Film Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 51 Rest of Western Europe: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 52 Asia-Pacific: Water Soluble Film Demand, By Country, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 53 Asia-Pacific: Demand, By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 54 Asia-Pacific: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 55 Asia-Pacific: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 56 China: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 57 China: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 58 India: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 59 India: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 60 Japan: Water Soluble Film Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 61 Japan: Market, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 62 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Market, By Aplication, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 63 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Water Soluble Film Market, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 64 South America: Water Soluble Film Consumption, By Country, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 65 South America: Consumption,  By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 66 South America: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 67 South America: Water Soluble Film Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 68 Brazil: Water Soluble Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 69 Brazil Water Soluble Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 70 Argentina: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 71 Argentina: Water Soluble Film Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 72 Rest of South Amercia: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 73 Rest of South Amercia: Water Soluble Film Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 74 Eastern Europe: Water Soluble Film Consumption, By Country, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 75 Eastern Europe: Consumption,  By Country, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 76 Eastern Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 77 Eastern Europe: Water Soluble Film Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 78 Russia: Water Soluble Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 79 Russia: Water Soluble Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 80 Poland: Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (MT)
Table 81 Poland: Water Soluble Film Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 82 Expansions, 2010–2015
Table 83 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2010–2015
Table 84 New Product Developments, 2010–2015
 
 
List of Figures (60 Figures)
 
Figure 1 Water Soluble Film Market, Research Design
Figure 2 Market Size Estimation: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation: Top-Down Approach
Figure 4 Breakdown of Primary Interviews, By Company Type, Designation & Region
Figure 5 Water Soluble (PVA/PVOH) Films Market: Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Key Data From Secondary Sources
Figure 7 Key Data From Primary Sources
Figure 8 Detergent Packaging to Dominate the Water Soluble (PVA/PVOH) Film Market
Figure 9 Water Soluble Fillm for Embroidery to Register the Highest CAGR Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 10 North America is Estimated to Be the Largest Market, in Terms of Volume (2015-2020)
Figure 11 High Growth in Water Soluble (PVA/PVOH) Film Market Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 12 North America to Grow at the Highest Rate Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 13 Detergent Packaging has Leading Market Share Among All Application Across All Regions
Figure 14 Stringent Regulations for Eco-Friendly, Lesser Wastage, & Safe Packaging in North America & Europe Region to Boost Demand for Water Soluble (PVA/PVOH) Films Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 15 Detergent Dominated the Water Soluble Film Market in 2014
Figure 16 China & India to Emerge as Lucrative Markets
Figure 17 Asia-Pacific to Experience  High Growth in the Forecast Period for Water Soluble Film
Figure 18 Market, By Type
Figure 19 Market, By Region
Figure 20 Water Soluble Film Market, By Application
Figure 21 Overview of the Forces Governing the Water Soluble Film Market
Figure 22 Value Chain Analysis for Water Soluble Film: Raw Material Accounts for the Major Value Addition
Figure 23 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 24 Strategic Benchmarking: Kuraray is Focused on Expansions to Continue With the Largest Market Share
Figure 25 Strategic Benchmarking: Kuraray Europe Gmbh & Sekisui Chemicals Co. Ltd Have Improved Their Product Offerings Through Acquisitions
Figure 26 Water Soluble Agrochemical Packaging to Witness Strong Growth During the Projected Period
Figure 27 Packaging Films to Register the Highest CAGR Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 28 North America to Drive the Water Soluble Film Market Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 29 Agrochemical Packaging to Witness High Growth Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 30 Safe & Healthy Lifestyle Countries is Driving the Growth of the Market Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 31 North America to Register  Highest Growth Rate for Dye Packaging Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 32 North America Account for Largest Market Share in Water Soluble Laundry Bags
Figure 33 North America  to Be Largest Market for Embroidery Applicatiom Between 2015 & 2020 Asia-Pacific to Be the Largest Market for Silage Stretch Wrap Films Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 34 Increasing Trend of Recycling in Matured Markets to Drive the Demand for Silage Sheets
Figure 35 North America Captures the Highest Market Share in Pharmaceutical Application of Water Soluble Film
Figure 36 Regional Snapshot (2015-2020)– North America and Western Europe are Dominating  Water Soluble Film Market
Figure 37 U.S and U.K  Likely to Be the Fastest-Growing Markets for Water Soluble Film Market Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 38 North American Market Snapshot: Largest Share in Water Soluble Film Market (2014–2020)
Figure 39 U.S Market Snapshot: Detergent Packaging to Account for the Largest Demand Between 2015 & 2020
Figure 40 Canada Market Snapshot: Detergent Packaging to Account for the Largest Market Share in 2020
Figure 41 Companies Adopted Expansions as One of the Growth Strategies Between 2011 & 2015
Figure 42 Expansions, Mergers & Acquisitions, & New Product Launches are the Most Preferred Strategies in Water Soluble Film Market
Figure 43 Maximum Developments in 2014
Figure 44 Maximum Number of Expansions in Water Soluble Film Market in 2014
Figure 45 North America & Asia-Pacific Water Soluble Film Market Witnessed Maximum Number of Developments Between 2011 & 2015
Figure 46 Kuraray Co. Ltd and Aicello Corporation Were the Most Active Companies in Terms of Developments Between 2011 & 2015
Figure 47 Kuraray Co. Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 48 Kuraray Co. Ltd: SWOT Analysis
Figure 49 The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd: Company Snapshot
Figure 50 The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co. Ltd: SWOT Analysis
Figure 51 Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd: Company Snapshot
Figure 52 Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd: SWOT Analysis
Figure 53 Aicello Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 54 Aicello Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 55 Arrow Coated Products Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 56 Arrow Coated Products Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 57 Cortec Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 58 Changzhouwater Soluble Co. Ltd: Company Snapshot
Figure 59 Jiamgmen Proudly Co. Ltd: Company Snapshot
Figure 60 AMC (UK) Ltd: Company Snapshot

The water soluble (PVA/PVOH) film market is projected to account for $404.8 Million by 2020, signifying an annualized growth of 5.2% between 2015 and 2020.

The water soluble film market has witnessed a healthy growth in the recent years, which is projected to persist in the coming years. The market is projected to register a high CAGR in the future due to its water soluble property and insolubility in other solvents. Owing to these properties, PVA/PVOH film is widely used for water soluble small dose packaging of detergents, agrochemicals, water treatment chemicals, dyes, and food. Apart from these applications, water soluble (PVA/PVOH) film is used in embroidery and laundry bag manufacturing.

Currently, North America is the biggest as well as the fastest-growing market, accounting for a significant share of around 35% of the global market in 2013. The market patterns and its various applications are continuously showing an upward trend, which is mainly due to the increasing awareness regarding the usage of green products among consumers and stringent environmental protection law. Among various applications detergent packaging dominated the market with more than 37% of the total market share in 2014. Agrochemical packaging is another key application, which is expected to grow significantly, from 2015 to 2020. Other application types of water soluble film includes water treatment chemical packaging which is also expected to grow at a considerable rate in the coming years.

On the basis of application, the market has been segmented into detergent packaging, agrochemical packaging, water treatment chemical packaging, dye packaging, food packaging, embroidery, laundry bags, pharmaceutical, and others.

The key players in the water soluble film market include Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Japan), Aicello Corporation (Japan), Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan), The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd (Japan), Arrow Coated Products Ltd. (India), and others.

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