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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

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

Water soluble (PVA/PVOH) film is commercially made from polyvinyl alcohol resins and due to its water soluble property, 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.

North America is the global leader of the water soluble films and this dominance is expected to continue till 2020. The U.S. is the key market in the region, accounting for more than half of the demand for water soluble film in North America, followed by Canada and Mexico where demand is growing steadily. The demand of water soluble film for detergent, agrochemical, and water treatment chemical packaging will grow due to increased awareness among consumers regarding the use of green products and also due to stringent environmental protection regulations in developed countries. The demand of water soluble film will rise at a steady phase in Asia-Pacific region on account of rapid urbanization and rise in the manufacturing plants in the region.

Among various applications of water soluble film, detergent packaging dominated the market with more than 37% of the total water soluble 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 include water treatment chemical, packaging which is also expected to grow at a considerable rate in the coming years.

This study estimates the market size for PVA/PVOH water soluble film and projects the same till 2020. As a part of quantitative analysis, the study segments the market by material type, application and at country level with the current market estimation and forecast till 2019. The countries covered in the report are China, Japan, India, South Korea, Brazil, Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Mexico, Canada, and U.S. The segmentation by material includes polyvinyl alcohol and xylan. The segmentation by application includes detergent packaging, agrochemical packaging, water treatment chemical packaging, dye packaging, food packaging, embroidery, laundry bags, and pharmaceutical. Further as a part of qualitative analysis, the research provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

It also includes the company profiling and competitive strategies adopted by different 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 market for water soluble film 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 water soluble film 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 water soluble film 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.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT
    • CURRENCY & PRICING
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKE HOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • KEY INSIGHTS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
      • ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR WATER SOLUBLE (PVA/PVOH) FILM
    • WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET: MAJOR REGIONS
    • GLOBAL WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET 2014
    • WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS
    • WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY KEY APPLICATIONS
    • WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET: REGIONAL SNAPSHOT
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY TYPE
      • BY REGION
      • BY APPLICATION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table INCREASING DEMAND FOR FOOD IS PROPELLING THE GROWTH OF WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table INNOVATION IN WATER SOLUBLE FILM IS PAVING NEW GROWTH AVENUES IN THE MARKET
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
      • RAW MATERIALS
      • MANUFACTURING
      • DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
      • END USER
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    • STRATEGIC BENCHMARKING
      • EXPANSIONS
      • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
  • WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SIZE & PROJECTION
    • XYLAN
    • SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL CELLULOSE
      • Table PATENT DETAIL FOR WATER SOLUBLE FILM
    • PVA/PVOH WATER SOLUBLE FILM
      • STRINGENT ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION LAWS & AWARENESS FOR GREEN PRODUCTS WILL BOOST THE WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET
        • Table PVA/PVOH WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020
  • AGRICULTURE FILM MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
    • INCREASING DEMAND FOR ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING & SAFE USAGE IS DRIVING THE WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
    • DETERGENT PACKAGING
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN DETERGENT PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN DETERGENT PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
    • AGROCHEMICAL PACKAGING
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN AGROCHEMICAL PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN AGROCHEMICAL PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL PACKAGING
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
    • DYE PACKAGING
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN DYE PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN DYE PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • LAUNDRY BAGS
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN LAUNDRY BAG, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN LAUNDRY BAG, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • EMBROIDERY
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN EMBROIDERY, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (METRIC TON)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN EMBROIDERY, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • FOOD PACKAGING
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN FOOD PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN FOOD PACKAGING, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • PHARMACEUTICAL
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN PHARMACEUTICAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE IN PHARMACEUTICAL, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table U.S.: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table CANADA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table MEXICO: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • WESTERN EUROPE
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE : WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table U.K.: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table GERMANY: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table FRANCE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • SPAIN
        • Table SPAIN: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table SPAIN: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table ITALY: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF WESTERN EUROPE
        • Table REST OF WESTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table REST OF WESTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table CHINA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table INDIA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table JAPAN: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • SOUTH AMERICA
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: WATER SOLUBLE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table BRAZIL: WATER SOLUBLE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • ARGENTINA
        • Table ARGENTINA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table ARGENTINA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF SOUTH AMERICA
        • Table REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • EASTERN EUROPE
      • Table EASTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table EASTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table EASTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table EASTERN EUROPE: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: WATER SOLUBLE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table RUSSIA: WATER SOLUBLE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • POLAND
        • Table POLAND: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (MT)
        • Table POLAND: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MT)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: WATER SOLUBLE FILM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • EXPANSIONS, MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS & NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES: THE MOST ADOPTED GROWTH STRATEGIES
    • MAXIMUM DEVELOPMENTS IN 2014
    • KURARAY CO.,LTD & AICELLO CORPORATION.: MOST ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS
      • EXPANSIONS
        • Table EXPANSIONS, 2010-2015
      • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2015
      • NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS
        • Table NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS, 2010-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • REGIONAL REVENUE MIX OF TOP MARKET PLAYERS
    • KURARAY CO. LTD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • THE NIPPON SYNTHETIC CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO. LTD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENT
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENT
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • AICELLO CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENT
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • ARROW COATED PRODUCTS LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
    • CORTEC CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • CHANGZHOU WATER SOLUBLE CO. LTD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • JIANGMEN PROUDLY CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • AMC (UK) LTD
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • EXCERPTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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