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Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) Market Size Analysis Report By Application (Bottles, Films, Fibers), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, CSA, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2016 - 2022

Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) Market Size Analysis Report By Application (Bottles, Films, Fibers), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, CSA, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2016 - 2022

The global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market demand is projected to reach 16,640.0 tons by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., progressing at a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period. Increasing demand for bio-based polymer products from various end-use industries such as packaging and automotive has been a key factor driving market globally. In addition, favorable properties of PEF over bio-based PET is anticipated to fuel demand over the same period.

Polyethylene furanoate is a 100% recyclable biobased polymer extracted from plants. It is gaining popularity as several companies are engaged in the manufacturing of 100% biobased bottles, films, and fibers. The product is likely to witness high growth as it can be widely used as a potential substitute for biobased PET on account of its superior mechanical, thermal, and barrier properties. Moreover, it has better tensile strength, requires lesser additives than PET, and can be recycled and incorporated into PET recycle streams at up to 5% of PEF without affecting the performance of recycled PET.

The carbonated soft drink industry is growing at a rapid pace and with that, demand for bottles has been on the rise. PET is largely preferred for the production of bottles across the globe. However, due to rising environmental concerns, the bottled packaging industry is slowly shifting toward biobased plastic bottles. As a result, there will be surging adoption of PEF in bottled packaging applications over the forecast period.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The global polyethylene furanoate market was valued at USD 21.06 million in 2016 and is expected post a CAGR of 8.8% from 2018 to 2022
  • Fibers emerged as the largest application segment in 2016 and is estimated to account for just over 44.0% of the overall market revenue by 2022
  • The bottle segment registered the highest CAGR of 7.3% in terms of volume during the forecast period
  • Asia Pacific held a dominant share of 48.3% of the overall market volume in 2016. The growth of the segment can be attributed to rising demand from various end-use industries, especially packaging, textile, and automotive
  • The PEF market is still at a nascent stage with the presence of a few market players such as Avantium Technologies B.V., Toyobo Co., Ltd., and SULZER ChemTech.


Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope
1.1 Research methodology
1.2 Research scope & assumptions
1.2.1 Research scope
1.2.2 Assumptions
1.3 List of data sources
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market snapshot - 2016
Chapter 3 Global Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) Market Variables, Trends, and Scope
3.1 Market segmentation and scope
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.2.1 Raw Material Analysis
3.2.1.1 2,5-Furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA)
3.2.1.2 Biobased monoethylene glycol (Bio MEG)
3.3 Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) manufacturing process
3.4 Patent Analysis (Market Players)
3.5 Patent Analysis (Universities)
3.6 Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) market dynamics
3.6.1 Market driver analysis
3.6.1.1 Increasing demand for sustainable packaging
3.6.1.2 Favorable properties of PEF as compared to biobased PET
3.6.2 Market restraint analysis
3.6.2.1 Threat of substitutes
3.7 Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market - Porter’s analysis
3.8 Polyethylene furanoate market - PESTEL analysis
Chapter 4 Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) Market: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
4.1 Application movement analysis & market share, 2016 & 2022
4.2 Bottles
4.2.1 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, in bottles, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
4.2.2 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, in bottles, by region, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
4.3 Films
4.3.1 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, in films, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
4.3.2 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in films, by region, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
4.4 Fibers
4.4.1 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in fibers, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
4.4.2 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in fibers, by region, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
Chapter 5 Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1 Regional movement analysis & market share, 2016 and 2022
5.1.1 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.1.2 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.2 North America
5.2.1 North America polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.2.1.1 North America polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.2.2 U.S.
5.2.2.1 U.S. polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.2.2.2 U.S. polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.3 Europe
5.3.1 Europe polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.3.2 Europe polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.3.3 Netherlands
5.3.3.1 Netherlands polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.3.3.2 Netherlands polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.4 Asia Pacific
5.4.1 Asia Pacific polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.4.2 Asia Pacific polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.4.3 Japan
5.4.3.1 Japan polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.4.3.2 Japan polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.4.4 China
5.4.4.1 China polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.4.4.2 China polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.5 Rest of the World
5.5.1 Rest of the World polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
5.5.2 Rest of the World polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
Chapter 6 Competitive Landscape
6.1 Vendor landscape
6.2 Competitive environment
6.3 Company market positioning
6.4 Strategic framework
Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Avantium Technologies B.V.
7.1.1 Company overview
7.1.2 Financial performance
7.1.3 Product benchmarking
7.1.4 Strategic initiatives
7.2 Danone SA
7.2.1 Company overview
7.2.2 Financial performance
7.3 The Coca-Cola Company
7.3.1 Company overview
7.3.2 Financial performance
7.4 Toyobo Co., Ltd.
7.4.1 Company overview
7.4.2 Financial performance
7.5 ALPLA-Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG
7.5.1 Company overview
7.5.2 Financial performance
List of Tables
TABLE 1 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, in bottles, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 2 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, in bottles, by region, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 3 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, in bottles, by region, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 4 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, in films, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 5 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in films, by region, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 6 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in films, by region, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 7 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in fibers, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 8 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in fibers, by region, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 9 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market in fibers, by region, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 10 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 11 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by region, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 12 Global polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by region, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 13 North America polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 14 North America polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 15 North America polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 16 U.S. polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 17 U.S. polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 18 U.S. polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 19 Europe polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 20 Europe polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 21 Europe polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 22 Netherlands polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 23 Netherlands polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 24 Netherlands polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 25 Asia Pacific polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 26 Asia Pacific polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 27 Asia Pacific polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 28 Japan polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 29 Japan polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 30 Japan polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 31 China polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 32 China polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 33 China polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
TABLE 34 Rest of the World polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, 2016 - 2022 (Tons) (USD Thousand)
TABLE 35 Rest of the World polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (Tons)
TABLE 36 Rest of the World polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market, by application, 2016 - 2022 (USD Thousand)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Market snapshot, 2016 (USD Thousand)
FIG. 2 Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) value chain analysis
FIG. 3 Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) manufacturing process
FIG. 4 Avantium’s YXY technology (Patented)
FIG. 5 Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) market dynamics
FIG. 6 Global sustainable packaging market revenue, 2012 - 2020 (USD Billion)
FIG. 7 Global biobased PET market demand, 2012 - 2020 (Kilotons)
FIG. 8 Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market - Porter’s analysis
FIG. 9 Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market - PESTEL analysis
FIG. 10 Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) market: Application movement analysis, 2016 and 2022
FIG. 11 Regional market: Key takeaways
FIG. 12 Regional outlook, 2016 & 2022 (USD Thousand)
FIG. 13 Strategy mapping of key market players

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