Cling Films Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The market is segmented by Material Type (Polyethylene, Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene, PVC, PVDC, and Other Material Types), Form (Cast Cling Film and Blow Cling Film), End-user Industry (Food, Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Industrial, and Other End-user Industries), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa). The report offers market size and forecasts for Cling Films in revenue (USD million) for all the above segments.

Cling Films Industry Overview

Cling Films Market Summary
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Europe
CAGR: > 4 %

Major Players

Cling Films Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Cling Films Market Analysis

The Cling Films Market size was valued at over USD 10,600 million in 2021, and the market is projected to register a CAGR of greater than 4% during the forecast period (2022-2027).

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, nationwide lockdown around the world, disruption in manufacturing activities and supply chains, and production halts negatively impacted the market in 2020. However, the conditions started recovering in 2021, thereby restoring the growth trajectory of the market studied during the forecast period.

  • Over the medium term, the increasing demand for hygienic food packaging and increasing preference for packaged food are likely to boost demand during the forecast period.
  • However, low resistance to extreme weather conditions is likely to restrain the market growth.
  • The application of bio-based cling films for sustainable food packaging is likely to act as an opportunity for market growth in the future.
  • Europe dominated the global market. However, Asia-Pacific is likely to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period.

Cling Films Industry Segments

Cling film (plastic wrap or food wrap or saran wrap, or stretch film) is a thin transparent plastic film that adheres to surfaces and to itself, used for packaging food items in containers. Cling films are high-quality food wrap films that prevent food from insects and microbial contamination and dust, keep it fresh, and minimize the risk of wastage of food by increasing its shelf life. The cling films market is segmented by material type, form, end-user industry, and geography. By material type, the market is segmented into Polyethylene, Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene, PVC, PVDC, and Other Material Types. By form, the market is segmented into Cast Cling Film and Blow Cling Film. By end-user industry, the market is segmented into Food, Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Industrial, and Other End-user Industries. The report also covers the market size and forecasts for the cling films market in 15 countries across major regions. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done on the basis of revenue (USD million).

Material Type
Polyethylene
Biaxially Oriented PolyPropylene
PVC
PVDC
Other Material Types
Form
Cast Cling Film
Blow Cling Film
End-user Industry
Food
Healthcare
Consumer Goods
Industrial
Other End-user Industries
Geography
Asia-Pacific
China
India
Japan
South Korea
ASEAN Countries
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
Canada
Mexico
Europe
Germany
France
United Kingdom
Italy
Rest of Europe
South America
Brazil
Argentina
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Cling Films Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Cling Films Market according to our research experts:

Food Segment to Dominate the Market

  • Cling film (plastic wrap or food wrap or saran wrap, or stretch film) is a thin transparent plastic film that adheres to surfaces and to itself, used for packaging food items in containers.
  • Cling films are high-quality food wrap films that prevent food from insects and microbial contamination and dust, keep it fresh, and also minimize the risk of wastage of food by increasing its shelf life.
  • PVC cling films represent a sustainable choice for fresh food packaging and minimizing food waste, mainly at consumer and retail levels, where the main losses occur in developed countries.
  • Natural polymer-based cling films for food packaging can replace the non-biodegradable petroleum-based synthetic polymers at a low cost, thereby producing a positive effect both environmentally and economically.
  • LDPE has good chemical resistance, high impact strength, and strong wear absorption. It also has applications in plastic films, such as those that wrap commercial baked goods and meat and six-pack rings.
  • India is also one of the major consumers of packaged foods and beverages. According to the Packaging Industry Association of India (PIAI), the packaging industry is expected to grow at a rate of 22% during the forecast period.
  • Thus, all the abovementioned factors are likely to provide demand for cling films in the forecast period.
Cling Films Market, Revenue Share (%), By End-user Industry, Global, 2021

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market Growth

Asia-Pacific is likely to witness the highest growth demand for cling films, owing to their increasing usage in food packaging, healthcare, and consumer goods sector of emerging economies, including China, India, and Japan.

  • China has one of the major food industries globally. The growing population and the average per capita consumption are major drivers of the growth of the food market in the country.
  • Moreover, the Chinese healthcare industry is the second largest industry globally after the United States. In 2020, the health expenditure was approximately CNY 7.2 trillion, accounting for ~7.1% of the country’s GDP. Thus, advancements in medical applications are expected to drive the market during the forecast period.
  • According to the Government of India, the Indian pharmaceutical market size is expected to reach USD 130 billion by 2030. India has provided pharmaceutical products to more than 200 countries and may continue to do so in the future. Thus, augmenting the cling films market in the country.
  • In India, the government is taking measures to boost the investment in its food processing industry. The government-sanctioned about 39 Mega Food Parks (MFPs) to be set up under the Mega Food Park scheme. Among these, only 18 MFPs became operational, while the others are under development. The food processing industry is expected to potentially attract an investment of around USD 33 billion by 2024. This is also expected to drive the demand for packaging and, in turn, enhance the demand for cling films in the country.
  • Hence, all such scenarios in the end-user industries are expected to influence the consumption of cling films in the region over the forecast period.
Cling Films Market- Growth Rate By Region, 2022-2027

Cling Films Market Competitor Analysis

The cling films market is fragmented in nature, with cut-throat competition among major players to increase their share in the market studied. Some of the key players in the market (not in any particular order) include Berry Global Inc., Amcor PLC, Sigma Plastics Group, Inteplast Group, and Jindal Poly Films Limited.

Cling Films Market Top Players

  1. Berry Global Inc.

  2. Amcor plc

  3. Sigma Plastics Group

  4. Inteplast Group

  5. Jindal Poly Films Limited

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Cling Films Market Concentration

Cling Films Market Recent Developments

  • In June 2021, Amcor PLC announced the installation of a seven-layer blown film line through its Flexibles North American business. Moreover, the new machine will produce AmPrima PE Plus ultra-clear and heat resistance films.
  • In April 2021, Berry Global Inc. announced to invest over USD 70 million to expand its capacity for consumer packaging films in North America, such that to support continued growth in consumer packaging films, primarily for e-commerce and food and beverage applications. Moreover, the investment supports new multi-layer blown film lines along with infrastructure upgrades and other equipment that will come online in 2021 and 2022 across multiple sites in the North American manufacturing system.

Cling Films Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing Demand for Hygienic Food Packaging

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Low Resistance to Extreme Weather Conditions

      2. 4.2.2 Rising Global Regulations on its Usage

    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 Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Material Type

      1. 5.1.1 Polyethylene

      2. 5.1.2 Biaxially Oriented PolyPropylene

      3. 5.1.3 PVC

      4. 5.1.4 PVDC

      5. 5.1.5 Other Material Types

    2. 5.2 Form

      1. 5.2.1 Cast Cling Film

      2. 5.2.2 Blow Cling Film

    3. 5.3 End-user Industry

      1. 5.3.1 Food

      2. 5.3.2 Healthcare

      3. 5.3.3 Consumer Goods

      4. 5.3.4 Industrial

      5. 5.3.5 Other End-user Industries

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. 5.4.1.1 China

        2. 5.4.1.2 India

        3. 5.4.1.3 Japan

        4. 5.4.1.4 South Korea

        5. 5.4.1.5 ASEAN Countries

        6. 5.4.1.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.4.2 North America

        1. 5.4.2.1 United States

        2. 5.4.2.2 Canada

        3. 5.4.2.3 Mexico

      3. 5.4.3 Europe

        1. 5.4.3.1 Germany

        2. 5.4.3.2 France

        3. 5.4.3.3 United Kingdom

        4. 5.4.3.4 Italy

        5. 5.4.3.5 Rest of Europe

      4. 5.4.4 South America

        1. 5.4.4.1 Brazil

        2. 5.4.4.2 Argentina

        3. 5.4.4.3 Rest of South America

      5. 5.4.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. 5.4.5.1 Saudi Arabia

        2. 5.4.5.2 South Africa

        3. 5.4.5.3 Rest of Middle-East and Africa

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**/Ranking Analysis

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 3M

      2. 6.4.2 ADEX Srl

      3. 6.4.3 Alliance Plastics

      4. 6.4.4 All American Poly

      5. 6.4.5 Amcor PLC

      6. 6.4.6 Anchor Packaging

      7. 6.4.7 Berry Global Inc.

      8. 6.4.8 Deriblok SpA

      9. 6.4.9 HIPAC SpA

      10. 6.4.10 Inteplast Group

      11. 6.4.11 Intertape Polymer

      12. 6.4.12 ITS BV

      13. 6.4.13 Jindal Poly Films

      14. 6.4.14 Malpack

      15. 6.4.15 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

      16. 6.4.16 Nan Ya Plastics Corporation

      17. 6.4.17 Novamont

      18. 6.4.18 Paragon Films

      19. 6.4.19 Sigma Plastics

      20. 6.4.20 Technovaa

    5. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

    1. 7.1 Application of Bio-based Cling Films for Sustainable Food Packaging

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Cling Films Market Research FAQs

The Cling Films Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Cling Films Market is growing at a CAGR of >4% over the next 5 years.

The Cling Films Market is valued at 10608 Million USD in 2018.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2018 - 2028.

Europe holds highest share in 2021.

Berry Global Inc., Amcor plc, Sigma Plastics Group, Inteplast Group, Jindal Poly Films Limited are the major companies operating in Cling Films Market.

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