North America Solar Control Window Films Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by Application (Construction, Automotive, Marine, Design, Others), by Film Type (Vacuum Coated, Clear, Dyed, High Performance and Other Applications), by Absorber Type (Organic, Inorganic/ Ceramic, Metallic), and Geography (United States, Canada, Mexico, and Rest of North America)

Market Snapshot

North America Solar Control Window Films Market Size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >11 %
North America Solar Control Window Films Market Key Players

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Market Overview

The market for North America's solar control window films is expected to expand at a CAGR of more than 11% during the forecast period. Major factors driving the market studied are growing emphasis on reducing carbon footprint. The growing smart glass market is expected to hinder the growth of the market studied.

  • The construction industry dominated the market and is expected to grow during the forecast period.
  • Growing concerns regarding UV protection is expected to act as an opportunity in the future.

Scope of the Report

The North America solar control window films market report include

Film Type
Clear (Non-reflective)
Dyed (Non-reflective)
Vacuum Coated (Reflective)
High-performance Films
Other Film Types
Absorber Type
Other Applications
United States
Rest of North America

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand from Construction Industry

  • Solar control window films are majorly used in the construction sector due to their ability to reflect the heat coming from solar radiation and maintain a comfortable ambiance in terms of the temperature inside the structure or building.
  • Due to their transparent nature, these films or tints can be laminated on the glass surfaces present on the buildings. The other function of these films will be to hold the glass pieces together even after the occurrence of some cracks.
  • Under the construction sector, solar control window films are mostly used in commercial and residential buildings.
  • Moreover, in North America, especially the United States, the construction market has grown during the past years and has increased the solar control window film demand in the region.
North America Solar Control Window Films Market Share

United States to Dominate the Market of North America Region

  • The health awareness factors play a major role in the United States solar control window film market.
  • As per the figures of skin cancer organization, each year, an average of about 5.4 million instances of skin cancer come for treatment from about 3.3 million Americans. The figure represents the extent of damage that harmful UV-A and UV-B rays can cause, to the health of American citizens.
  • Owing to a change in ozone layers, the population in the United States is increasingly getting vulnerable to skin cancer ailments.
  • The awareness that exposure to UV rays causes cancer is driving the consumer sentiments to consider solar control products, including windows.
  • The aforementioned factors are contributing to the increasing demand for solar control window films’ consumption in the region, during the forecast period.
North America Solar Control Window Films Market Analysis

Competitive Landscape

The North America solar control window film market is semi consolidated. The major companies include 3M, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Polytronix Inc., and Purlfrost, among others.

Major Players

  1. 3M

  2. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation

  3. Eastman Chemical Company

  4. Polytronix Inc

  5. Purlfrost Ltd

 3M, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Polytronix Inc., and Purlfrost,

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Emphasis on Reducing Carbon Footprint

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Growing Smart Glass Market in the Region

      2. 4.2.2 Technical Issues Associated with the Durability of Films

    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


    1. 5.1 Film Type

      1. 5.1.1 Clear (Non-reflective)

      2. 5.1.2 Dyed (Non-reflective)

      3. 5.1.3 Vacuum Coated (Reflective)

      4. 5.1.4 High-performance Films

      5. 5.1.5 Other Film Types

    2. 5.2 Absorber Type

      1. 5.2.1 Organic

      2. 5.2.2 Inorganic/Ceramic

      3. 5.2.3 Metallic

    3. 5.3 Application

      1. 5.3.1 Construction

      2. 5.3.2 Automotive

      3. 5.3.3 Marine

      4. 5.3.4 Design

      5. 5.3.5 Other Applications

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 United States

      2. 5.4.2 Canada

      3. 5.4.3 Mexico

      4. 5.4.4 Rest of North America


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

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 3M

      2. 6.4.2 Decorative Films LLC

      3. 6.4.3 Eastman Chemical Company

      4. 6.4.4 Garware Suncontrol

      5. 6.4.5 Avery Dennison Israel Ltd

      6. 6.4.6 Johnson Window Films Inc.

      7. 6.4.7 Madico

      8. 6.4.8 Polytronix Inc.

      9. 6.4.9 Purlfrost

      10. 6.4.10 Solar Control Films Inc.

      11. 6.4.11 Solar Gard - Saint Gobain

      12. 6.4.12 Thermolite

      13. 6.4.13 V-Kool USA INC

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Growing Concerns Regarding UV Protection

**Subject to Availability
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Frequently Asked Questions

The North America Solar Control Window Films Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The North America Solar Control Window Films Market is growing at a CAGR of >11% over the next 5 years.

3M, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Polytronix Inc, Purlfrost Ltd are the major companies operating in North America Solar Control Window Films Market.

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