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Global MDO Films Market to Expand at 4.7% CAGR between 2018 and 2026

The global MDO films market is displaying a significant rise in its valuation, finds a new research study by Transparency Market Research (TMR), a leading market research and intelligence firm. The report presents a thorough evaluation of the worldwide MDO films market, taking the key trends and future prospects in consideration. The market segments have also been analyzed in details to offer a deep insight into this market to readers. The business landscape in the worldwide MDO films market is highly competitive due to the presence of a large pool of participants. Avery Dennison Corp., Lenzing Plastics GmbH & Co. KG, Toray Industries Inc., Klöckner Pentaplast Group, NOWOFOL Kunststoffprodukte GmbH & Co. KG, and CCL Industries Inc. are some of the key manufacturers of MDO films across the world. These players are relying on product innovation and technological advancements for their business expansion. Going forward, they are likely to focus more on regional expansion in order to strengthen their position in the global MDO films market in the near future, states the research report.

According to the TMR’s report, the global MDO films market will rise at a CAGR of 4.70% during the period from 2018 to 2026. In terms of material, the polyethylene terephthalate segment has been dominating the worldwide MDO films market and is projected to continue doing so over the forecast period. By manufacturing process, the cast films segment has reported its leadership. Experts predict this segment to retain its position throughout the forecast horizon. Bags and pouches have surfaced as the most prominent application area and is likely to remain so over the next few years. Among end users, the food and beverages industry is anticipated to capture the maximum share in this market in the near future.

In terms of the geography, North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa are considered as the main segments of the global MDO films market. Among these, North America has acquired the topmost position. With continued increase in the demand for MDO films from end-use industries and the presence of key players in this region, the North America MDO films market is expected to continue to lead the global market in the coming years. Europe, among other regional MDO films market is projected to report a fast paced growth over the next couple of years, reports the market study. 

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Rising Application in Packaging Industry to Fuel Demand

“The significantly rising application of MDO films in product packaging is the main factor behind the growth of the global MDO films market, says a TMR analyst. The increasing demand for readymade or partially-cooked convenience food products has stirred the packaging industry, which is reflecting on the demand for MDO films, since MDO films provide better protection against microorganisms. The excellent machinability of MDO films, which makes them makes them a perfect choice for microwaveable packaging products and freezer bags, is likely to support their sales in the years to come, states the research report.

Volatile Prices of Raw Materials to Hamper Market Growth

On the flip side, the volatility in prices of raw materials may hinder the global MDO films market in the near future. The high initial cost incurred in the manufacturing of MDO films is also expected to reflect negatively on the growth of this market over the next few years, notes the market study.

The review is based on a report by Transparency Market Research, titled “MDO Films Market (Material Type - PP, HDPE, LLDPE, LDPE, PA, EVOH, PET, Others; Manufacturing Process - Cast Film, Blown Film; Application - Bags & Pouches, Shrink Labels, Shrink Wrap, Agro Textile, Tapes, Liners, Others; End Use Industry - Food & Beverages, Healthcare, Personal Care, Homecare, Agriculture, Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2026.”

The global MDO films market is segmented into:

Material Type

  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • High density polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE)
  • Linear density polyethylene (LDPE)
  • Polyamide (PA)
  • Ethyl vinyl alcohol (EVOH)
  • Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
  • Others (polystyrene (PS), etc.)

Manufacturing Process

  • Cast films
  • Blown films


  • Bags & Pouches
  • Shrink Labels
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Agro Textile
  • Tapes
  • Liners
  • Others

End-use Industry

  • Food & Beverages
  • Healthcare
  • Personal Care
  • Homecare
  • Agriculture
  • Others


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

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