The global market for anti-static films was valued at US$ 580.7 Mn in 2017. The global anti-static films market is forecast to expand at a CAGR of 5.9%.

Anti-static films are typically coated with tropical antistatic agents. New technologies are constantly adopted in the automotive industry to enhance functionalities. This factor is driving the anti-static films market in the forecast period. Electronic circuitry gets progressively smaller as electronic technology advances. As the size of the components reduces, the spacing of the microscopic insulators and circuits within them also reduces and their sensitivity to electric static discharge (ESD) increases. To protect such components, a packaging solution like anti-static films is required.

Traditionally, pharmaceutical and automotive industries prefer rigid packaging products. These are rapidly being replaced by flexible packaging products like pouches, bags, and sacks made of plastics such as anti-static films. The rising preference for flexible packaging, particularly for high-performance applications, is expected to generate new market opportunities for anti-static films. Anti-static films have distinctive colors such as pink, black, grey or silver depending upon their properties or the anti-static additives added.

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The demand for anti-static films is majorly from electronics & electrical manufacturing service providers located in the Asia Pacific region, where China and Japan stand at the top. By country, China is expected to grow at the highest CAGR in the anti-static films market. The anti-static films market in India also growing rapidly. This is due to government initiatives like “Make in India,” “Smart City,” “UDAN” (regional airport development and regional connectivity scheme), and other initiatives. Growing massive infrastructure development projects in the Asia Pacific region, e.g. One Belt One Road (OBOR) and Sagarmala Project (India) are expected to boost the demand for electronic & electrical devices, which in turn is expected to drive the anti-static films market.

The commercially available static controls such as anti-static films usually contain 15% to 20% of carbon black as an additive. The high content of carbon black in anti-static films leads to high surface conductivity which results in an uncontrolled discharge through the anti-static films material. This has resulted in the decline in the growth rate of carbon black as a conductive filler in the anti-static films packaging materials. Also, the market share of carbon black has decreased in recent years due to its damaging properties to sensitive electrical components. The increase in production of these printed circuit boards and semiconductor components is anticipated to boost the anti-static films market in the APAC regions. This, in turn, is likely to lead the high growth opportunities for the anti-static films market in these emerging markets such as APAC.

The global market for anti-static films is segmented as per material type, application, and end-use industry. On the basis of material type, the global market for anti-static films is segmented into polyethylene (PE), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and others like polycarbonate, polypropylene, etc. On the basis of application, the global market for anti-static films is segmented into bags and pouches, tapes, clamshells, wraps, liners, and others which includes trays, labels, etc. On the basis of end-use industry, the global anti-static films market is segmented into electrical and electronics, pharmaceutical and medical devices, automotive parts, and others which include military & defense, aerospace, and food.

The anti-static films market has been segmented on the basis of the region into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Middle East & Africa (MEA).  The anti-static films market in the APAC region is expected to dominate the global anti-static films market. APAC is expected to grow a CAGR of 7.2 % in the overall anti-static films market.

Recent Developments

  • Manufacturers are coming up with new packaging solutions which use anti-static films. Zipper anti-static bags, anti-static tubing, and other convenient bags made of anti-static films are introduced as per consumer preference.
  • In September 2016, Pregis Corporation acquired the temporary protective films business of 3M Company. This business segment provides adhesive-backed temporary protective films for construction, automotive, and electronics industry.

Bags and pouches segment of anti-static films market was valued at US$ 248.6 Mn in 2017 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 6.8% over the forecast period 2018-2026. On the basis of material type, the polyethylene anti-static films market is expected to create an incremental opportunity of US$ 83.1 Mn. The polyethylene segment is expected to expand at CAGR of 6.4%, as per the increasing consumer demands for anti-static films.

Competitive Landscape

Key manufacturers of anti-static films include Toyobo Co., Lt, NAN YA PLASTICS CORPORATION, Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc. ACHILLES CORPORATION, Klöckner Pentaplast, Wiman Corporation, Sekisui Film Co. Ltd., Kolon Industries, Inc, and Saint-Gobain.

In this report, Transparency Market Research offers 8-year forecast of the global Anti-static Films Market between 2018 and 2026. In terms of value, the global anti-static films market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period. The study reveals anti-static films market dynamics in five geographic segments along with market analysis for current market environment and future scenario over the forecast period of the global anti-static films market.

Report Description

This Transparency Market Research (TMR) report studies the global anti-static films market for the period 2018–2026. The prime objective of this report (Anti-static Films Market) is to offer insights and key market trends pertaining to anti-static films market that are gradually helping transform global businesses.

The global anti-static films market report begins with the executive summary for various categories and their share in the anti-static films market. It is followed by market dynamics and overview of the global anti-static films market, which includes TMR analysis of market drivers, restraints, opportunity analysis and trends that are affecting growth of the anti-static films market. Furthermore, to understand the popularity of the anti-static films segment, the attractiveness index and BPS analysis with elaborated insights on the same is provided, which will show the market’s attractiveness based on factors such as CAGR and incremental opportunity. To show the performance of anti-static films market in each country and region, BPS and Y-o-Y growth analysis is provided.

The global market for anti-static films is further segmented as per material type, application, and end use industry. On the basis of material type global market for anti-static films is segmented into Polyethylene (PE), Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and others which include polycarbonate, polypropylene etc. On the basis of application, global market for anti-static films is segmented into bags and pouches, tapes, clamshells, wraps, liners and others which include trays, labels etc. On the basis of end use industry, the global anti-static films market is segmented into electrical and electronics, pharmaceutical and medical devices, automotive parts and others which include military & defence, aerospace and food.

The next section of the report highlights the anti-static films market, by region, and provides the market outlook for 2018–2026. The study investigates the Y-o-Y growth regionally, as well as analyses the drivers that influence the regional Anti-static Films Market. Main regions assessed in this report include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa (MEA). The report (Global Anti-static Films Market) evaluates the present scenario and growth prospects of the regional anti-static films market for 2018–2026.

To ascertain the market size in terms of value and volume, revenue generated by the key manufacturers and their respective production capacity is taken into consideration. The forecast presented here assesses the total revenue generated by value, across the anti-static films market. In order to provide an accurate forecast, we initiated by sizing up the current market, which forms the basis on how the anti-static films market is expected to develop in the future. Given the characteristics of the market, we triangulated the outcome on the basis of three different types of analysis; based on supply side, downstream industry demand and the economic envelope. In addition, it is imperative to note that in an ever-fluctuating global economy, we not only conduct forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also analyse the market based on key parameters, such as year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth rates, to understand the predictability of the anti-static films market and identify the right opportunities across the market.

The market segment for global Anti-static Films Market have been analysed in terms of basis point share (BPS) to understand the individual segment’s relative contributions to market growth. This detailed level of information is important for identifying various key trends in the anti-static films market. Another key feature of global anti-static films market is the analysis of key segments in terms of absolute dollar opportunity. Absolute dollar opportunity is critical for evaluating the scope of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a delivery perspective of the anti-static films market. The overall absolute dollar opportunity along with the segmental split is mentioned in global anti-static films market.

To understand key growth segments in terms of growth and adoption for anti-static films market. Globally, Transparency Market Research developed the anti-static films market ‘Attractiveness Index.’ The resulting index should help providers identify real market opportunities.

In the final section of the report on anti-static films market, the ‘dashboard view’ of the companies is provided, to compare the current industrial scenario and their contribution in total anti-static films market. Moreover, it is primarily designed to provide clients with an objective and detailed comparative assessment of key providers specific to a market segment. Report audiences can gain segment-specific manufacturer insights to identify and evaluate key competitors based on the in-depth assessment of their capabilities and success in the anti-static films marketplace.

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