Antiblock Additive Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by product type (organic and inorganic), polymer type (low density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP), high-density polyethylene (HDPE), and others), application (food packaging, pharmaceutical, agriculture, industrial, and others) and geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa).

Market Snapshot

Market Summary - Antiblock Additve Market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >5 %

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Market Overview

The market for antiblock additives is expected to register a CAGR of more than 5%, globally, during the forecast period. Antiblock additives are substances that are added to plastic sheets and films to prevent them from sticking to each other. They improve the processing, life cycle, and performance of the films. They are used in making polyolefin films. Furthermore, they tend to decrease the coefficient of friction between films, thus preventing them from adhering to each other. The growing application of antiblock additives in the food packaging and agriculture sector has been driving the market growth.

· However, the high dosage levels of antiblock additives is negatively affecting the optical properties of plastic films. This is likely to hinder the growth of the studied market. Moreover, unfavorable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak are expected to hinder the market’s growth.

· The growing demand for antiblock additives in the packaging of medicines is likely to provide opportunities for the antiblock additive market over the next five years.

· The Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the antiblock additive market, owing to the rising demand from the food packaging and agriculture sector in the region.

Scope of the Report

The antiblock additive market report includes:

Product Type
Polymer Type
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
Linear Low-density Polyethylene (LLDPE)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Biaxially-oriented Polypropylene (BOPP)
High-density polyethylene (HDPE)
Food Packaging
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

The Food Packaging Sector to Dominate the Market

· The food packaging segment is the primary segment in the market studied, owing to the quickening pace of life and changing eating habits.

· The increasing demand for antiblock additives in food packaging due to the rising consumer awareness about ready-to-eat packaged food is likely to drive the market growth.

· Improved shelf-life, coupled with heightened efficiency in the prevention of content contamination, is expected to boost the growth of the food packaging market, thereby increasing the demand for antiblock additives.

· Furthermore, government initiatives to increase crop output are anticipated to boost the demand for food packaging during the forecast period.

· The Asia-Pacific countries, like China, India, and Vietnam, have been registering strong growth in the food packaging and agriculture sector. This is expected to drive the consumption of antiblock additives in the region over the forecast period.

Antiblock Additive Market Revenue Share

The Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

· The Asia-Pacific region stands to be the fastest-growing market for antiblock additive. Factors, such as the rising agriculture industry, have been driving the antiblock additive requirements in Asia-Pacific.

· The inorganic antiblock additive segment is anticipated to grow at a significant pace during the forecast period, owing to factors, like cost effective and easy availability.

· The demand for greenhouse films is increasing in the agriculture sector owing to their UV and thermal resistance properties. Thus, the demand for antiblock additives is likely to increase over the forecast period.

· Greenhouse films help in the faster formation of yields, less water consumption, and large production of crops. The expansion in the agriculture industry is expected to propel the demand for antiblock additives during the forecast period.

· Asia-Pacific countries, like China, India, and Vietnam, are witnessing increasing agriculture output, which further provide thrust to the antiblock additive market.

· Hence, all such market trends are expected to drive the demand for antiblock additives during the forecast period.

Antiblock Additive Market Regional Trends

Competitive Landscape

The global antiblock additive market is fragmented in nature, with some large players and many small players operating in the market. While some of the prominent players in the market are Imerys Performance Additives, Ampacet Corporation, A. Schulman Inc. (LyondellBasell), WR Grace & Co.-Conn, and Evonik Industries AG, among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Food Packaging Sector

      2. 4.1.2 Rising Demand for Greenhouse Protected Cultivation

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Negative Affect on the Optical Properties of Plastic Film

      2. 4.2.2 Unfavorable Conditions Arising Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Organic

      2. 5.1.2 Inorganic

    2. 5.2 Polymer Type

      1. 5.2.1 Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

      2. 5.2.2 Linear Low-density Polyethylene (LLDPE)

      3. 5.2.3 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

      4. 5.2.4 Biaxially-oriented Polypropylene (BOPP)

      5. 5.2.5 High-density polyethylene (HDPE)

      6. 5.2.6 Others

    3. 5.3 Application

      1. 5.3.1 Food Packaging

      2. 5.3.2 Pharmaceutical

      3. 5.3.3 Industrial

      4. 5.3.4 Agriculture

      5. 5.3.5 Others

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.4.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.4.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.4.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.4.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share/Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Ampacet Corporation

      2. 6.4.2 BYK

      3. 6.4.3 Croda International PLC

      4. 6.4.4 Evonik Industries AG

      5. 6.4.5 Honeywell International Inc.

      6. 6.4.6 Imerys Performance Additives

      7. 6.4.7 Momentive

      8. 6.4.8 Plastics Color Corporation

      9. 6.4.9 PolyOne

      10. 6.4.10 A. Schulman Inc. (LyondellBasell)

      11. 6.4.11 Tosaf Benelux

      12. 6.4.12 W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Growing Application of Antiblock Additive in Medicine Packaging

    2. 7.2 Other Opportunities

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Antiblock Additive Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Antiblock Additive Market is growing at a CAGR of >5% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Imerys Performance Additives, Ampacet Corporation , W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn., A. Schulman, Inc. (LyondellBasell), Evonik are the major companies operating in Antiblock Additive Market.

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