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PTFE (Teflon) Coating Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

PTFE (Teflon) Coating Manufacturing

The PTFE (Teflon) Coating Manufacturing industry is small and highly consolidated. PTFE also has excellent electrical insulation properties, making it ideal for use in insulating cable, wires and circuit boards. However, the falling price of PTFE since 2013 has constrained industry growth. Over the five years to 2018, industry revenue is expected to decline. The industry experiences certain challenges, including volatile input costs and reduced selling prices. An increase in demand from industrial sectors such as automotive, aerospace, building and construction will help the industry to rebound to growth in 2018.Moving forward, IBISWorld expects the industry to grow moderately in 2023. Although demand for PTFE will rise in a variety of industrial and household product markets, lower PTFE price are likely to affect growth.

Operators in this industry manufacture polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). PTFE is a synthetic chemical that is nonstick and thermally resistant.Polytetrafluoroethylene is used in a variety of applications including cable insulation, automotive lubrication and cookware coating.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Industrial production index
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To ...
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table The Chemours Company (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table 3M Company (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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