The demand within the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market is set to rise at a sturdy pace in the years to follow. It is expected that advancements in the chemical industry have played a crucial role in creating a seamless sector for market growth and maturity. Chemical research experiments have played a defining role in imparting core knowledge to researchers. The splendid properties of thermoplastic polyurethane has led to its usage across a multitude of manufacturing industries. From automobiles to apparels, thermoplastic polyurethane comes in handy for manufacturing hard boxes, footwear, and other similar products. Therefore, the revenue index of the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market is projected to improve in the years to follow.

  • The packaging industry has gained traction from several other industries. The importance of packaging for all major manufacturing units has given rise to the trend of package testing. Under this practice, packaging of items and goods is tested before being loaded on to the supply trucks. The use of thermoplastic polyurethane films for adding a layer of strength to the packaging of goods has given a thrust to market growth. Furthermore, long and disruptive supply chains have also emerged as a reason behind the use of resistive materials such as thermoplastic polyurethane films within packaging.
  • Use of thermoplastic polyurethane films as extruded films has also created fresh opportunities for market growth and maturity. In the contemporary times, thermoplastic polyurethane films are also being used for packaging differentiation. These films are available in various colours, and this has helped manufacturers in better positioning their products. The growing focus of various companies towards improving the packaging standards and aesthetics of their products has driven sales across the global market. As new packaging technologies emerge in the market, the thermoplastic polyurethane films market shall tread along a lucrative path.

Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Overview 

Thermoplastic polyurethane is a division of polyurethane plastics that is created by a polyaddition reaction between a single or multiple long- or short chain diols and a diisocyanate. Thermoplastic polyurethane films feature a great resistance to abrasion, amazing flexibility, and excellent toughness. The films are used in a multitude of industries such as construction, aerospace, automotive, and energy. TPUs can be made into fine strings, and can be joined with nylon to make more lightweight, stretchable pieces of clothing. In view of these methods, producers can make a wide scope of foot wear. Different evaluations of thermoplastic polyurethane can give a scope of hardness to convey the required measure of flexibility and friction. Attributable to enhanced biocompatibility, hydrolytic solidness, biostability, versatility, elasticity, high rigidity and abrasion resistance, thermoplastic polyurethane is utilized in various other medical and therapeutic applications. On account of the multitude of applications that TPF offer, the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market is expected to grow substantially over the coming years. 

The market intelligence report provides an in-depth study of the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market while providing a rich analysis of the market situation, with detailed focus on its drivers, opportunities, restraints and trends. The report delves into the resultant of the product in associated industries and application areas. The global reports provides exhaustive information on the procedures that current vendors in the market could attempt so as to pick up momentum in the business, alongside an examination on entry points for new players. The market intelligence study represents an intensive guide on the global market for thermoplastic polyurethane films over the duration of forecast.

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Automotive, Construction to Account for Key Market Shares 

The global thermoplastic polyurethane films market has been segmented for further study in terms of type into polyester TPU, polyether TPU and polycaprolactone TPU. Based on the end-user segment the market comprises of aerospace, building and construction, energy, automotive, furniture, footwear, and others. Among these, the automotive segment hold a significant market share which could be attributed to the increasing replacement of heavy metals by lightweight materials for improved efficiency of automobiles. Furthermore, the end-use segment of construction and buildings segment is slated to rise at a rapid rate on account of rising adoption of thermoplastic materials in walls, insulation, and flooring.  Aerospace is likely to emerge as a swiftly growing application area in the forthcoming years. 

Europe to Remain Prominent Regional Market 

The report analyzes the global thermoplastic polyurethane market in terms of geography by dividing it into- Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, South America, and the Middle East and Africa. The market in Europe currently dominates the global thermoplastic polyurethane market in terms of revenue, benefitted by the presence leading automobile vendors across the globe. The steady recovery of the automotive industry post the recent economic slowdown in the region is expected to offer lucrative growth opportunities to market vendors. 

Due to growing expansion of existing facilities by established market players coupled with emergence of favorable government policies regarding textile trades, Asia Pacific is prognosticated to hold immense market potential. Additionally, growing infrastructure industries along with the rising disposable over forecast period in the region. 

The global TPU films market is currently fragmented due to strong presence of local manufacturers and suppliers in various regions, particularly in China. 

Leading vendors operating in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market are BASF SE, Shanghai Lejoin Polyurethane Industrial Co., The Lubrizol Corporation, Tosoh Corporation, Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd., and Huntsman Corporation.

Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Overview

Technological advancements taking place in the automotive sector has boosted growth in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market. Properties of thermoplastic polyurethane films that include high resilience, waterproofness, and cool temperature resistance have further augmented growth in this market. In addition, properties such as puncture, chemical, tear resistance, and abrasion has increased application of this product in different industries. Owing to all these factors, the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market is expected to grow at a healthy rate in the forthcoming years.

The aforementioned trends hint at following divisions in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market; product type and end-use. Based on the product type, the market is divided into polyether, polyester, and polycaprolactone thermoplastic polyurethane films. Of these, polyester thermoplastic polyurethane films are expected to hold dominant share in the global market.

The report comprises of key drivers that influence the growth in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market. With all these insights, the major participants of the market will be capable to taking well-analyzed decisions. It will also give them an overall perspective about the market, strategies used by the rivals, and better understanding about the geographical reach.

Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Trends and Opportunities

Currently, development of high-performance films is considered as an ongoing trend that assist the manufacturers in lowering the weight of vehicles that further results in increasing fuel-efficiency of the vehicle. With growing developments in the automotive sector, these developments will also help them and expand demand for high-performance films.

Furthermore, rapid growth in the construction sector especially in emerging economies in Asia Pacific is also expected to augment the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market. Demand for thermoplastics materials has grown widely in the building and construction industry, as it is used in insulation, walls, and flooring. Moreover, thermoplastic polyurethane films also has a high demand in the aerospace sector, which will further surge demand in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market.

Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Geographic Analysis

With respect to geography, Europe is currently holding maximum share in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market. Presence of leading manufactures in the region lead Europe hold dominant position in the market. Moreover, rising automotive sector has also benefitted growth in Europe thermoplastic polyurethane films market.

Other regions including North America, Asia Pacific, South America, and the Middle East and Africa are also analyzed in the report. Among these, Asia Pacific is expected to rise at a steady rate and hold larger share in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market. Favorable government policies by government in textile trade and expansion of existing facilities have boosted growth in Asia Pacific thermoplastic polyurethane films market.  

Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Competitive Landscape

In the competitive landscape section, researchers have profiled some of the leading players operational in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films market. Covestro AG, BASF SE, The Lubrizol Corporation, Avery Dennison, Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd., Tosoh Corporation, Huafon Group, Nippon Polyurethane, Huntsman Corporation, and Polyol Macromolecule Polymer (Fujian) Co., Ltd are few players whose strategies and market share are presented in the report.

Leading players in the market are using different organic and inorganic business development strategies to get a stronghold in the market. The competition in the global thermoplastic polyurethane films is expected to rise at a high rate, as the players are engaged in research and development activities. Moreover, larger existence of well-established thermoplastic polyurethane film brands and high capital investment might limit the entry of new players in the market.

Market segmentation based on geography:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

Section 01 Preface
1.1 Report Scope and Market Segmentation 
1.2 Research Highlights
1.3 Assumptions and Acronyms Used
1.4 Research Methodology

Section 02 Executive Summary

Section 03 Market Overview
3.1 Product Overview – Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Films Market
3.2 Key Industry Developments
3.3 Market Indicators
3.4 Drivers and Restraints Snapshot Analysis
3.5 Drivers
3.6 Restraints
3.7 Opportunities
3.8 Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market – Summary
3.9 Value Chain Analysis
3.10 Porter’s Analysis

Section 04 Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Segmentation and Analysis
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Product Comparison: Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films
4.3 Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share Analysis, by Product Segment
4.4 Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Analysis by Product Segment
4.5 Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films: Global Market Attractiveness Analysis by Product Segment
4.6 End-user Comparison: Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films
4.7 Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share Analysis by End-user Segment
4.8 Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Analysis by End-user Segment
4.9 Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films: Global Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user Segment

Section 05 Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane films Market: Geographical Segmentation and Analysis
5.1 Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share Analysis, By Regional Segment
5.2 Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By Regional Segment
5.3 Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Attractiveness Analysis By Regional Segment

Section 06 North America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Industry Analysis and Country Segmentation
6.1 North America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market : Market Overview
6.2 North America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
6.3 North America Market Forecast By Country
      6.3.1 U.S.
      6.3.2 Canada
6.4 North America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product Segment
6.5 North America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By Product Segment
6.6 North America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
6.7 North America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By End-user

Section 07 Europe Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Industry Analysis and Country Segmentation
7.1 Europe Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market : Market Overview
7.2 Europe Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
7.3 Europe Market Forecast By Country
      7.3.1 Germany
      7.3.2 France
      7.3.3 Spain
      7.3.4 Italy
      7.3.5 U.K.
      7.3.6 Rest of Europe
7.4 Europe Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product Segment
7.5 Europe Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By Product Segment
7.6 Europe Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
7.7 Europe Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By End-user

Section 08 Asia Pacific Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Industry Analysis and Country Segmentation
8.1 Asia Pacific Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market : Market Overview
8.2 Asia Pacific Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
8.3 Asia Pacific Market Forecast By Country
      8.3.1 China
      8.3.2 Japan
      8.3.3 India
      8.3.4 ASEAN
      8.3.5 Rest of Asia Pacific
8.4 Asia Pacific Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product Segment
8.5 Asia Pacific Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By Product Segment
8.6 Asia Pacific Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
8.7 Asia Pacific Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By End-user

Section 09 Latin America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Industry Analysis and Country Segmentation
9.1 Latin America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market : Market Overview
9.2 Latin America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
9.3 Latin America Market Forecast By Country
      9.3.1 Brazil
      9.3.2 Mexico
      9.3.3 Rest of Latin America
9.4 Latin America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product Segment
9.5 Latin America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By Product Segment
9.6 Latin America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
9.7 Latin America Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By End-user

Section 10 Middle East & Africa Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Industry Analysis and Country Segmentation
10.1 Middle East & Africa Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market : Market Overview
10.2 Middle East & Africa Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
10.3 Middle East & Africa Market Forecast By Country
      10.3.1 South Africa
      10.3.2 GCC
      10.3.3 Rest of MEA
10.4 Middle East & Africa Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product Segment
10.5 Middle East & Africa Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By Product Segment
10.6 Middle East & Africa Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share and Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
10.7 Middle East & Africa Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Forecast By End-user

Section 11 Competition Landscape
11.1 Competition Matrix
11.2 Key Profiles
      11.2.1 BASF SE
               11.2.1.1 Company Details
               11.2.1.2 Company Description
               11.2.1.3 Business Overview
               11.2.1.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.2.1.5 Strategic Overview
      11.2.2 Covestro AG
               11.2.2.1 Company Details
               11.2.2.2 Company Description
               11.2.2.3 Business Overview
               11.2.2.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.2.2.5 Strategic Overview
      11.2.3 The Lubrizol Corporation
               11.2.3.1 Company Details
               11.2.3.2 Company Description
               11.2.3.3 Business Overview
               11.2.3.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.2.3.5 Strategic Overview
      11.2.4 Huntsman Corporation
               11.2.4.1 Company Details
               11.2.4.2 Company Description
               11.2.4.3 Business Overview
               11.2.4.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.2.4.5 Strategic Overview
      11.2.5 Tosoh Corporation
               11.2.5.1 Company Details
               11.2.5.2 Company Description
               11.2.5.3 Business Overview
               11.2.5.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.2.5.5 Strategic Overview
      11.2.6 Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
               11.2.6.1 Company Details
               11.2.6.2 Company Description
               11.2.6.3 Business Overview
               11.2.6.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.2.6.5 Strategic Overview
11.3 Other Profiles
      11.3.1 Huafon Group
               11.3.1.1 Company Details
               11.3.1.2 Company Description
               11.3.1.3 Business Overview
               11.3.1.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.3.1.5 Strategic Overview
      11.3.2 Shanghai Lejoin Polyurethane Industrial Co., Ltd.
               11.3.2.1 Company Details
               11.3.2.2 Company Description
               11.3.2.3 Business Overview
               11.3.2.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.3.2.5 Strategic Overview
      11.3.3 Polyol Macromolecule Polymer (Fujian) Co., Ltd.
               11.3.3.1 Company Details
               11.3.3.2 Company Description
               11.3.3.3 Business Overview
               11.3.3.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.3.3.5 Strategic Overview

List of Tables

Table 1: Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market Films, Product Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 2: Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market Films, End-user Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 3: Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market Films, Regional Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 4: North America TPU Films Market, Country Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 5: North America TPU Films Market, Product Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 6: North America TPU Market Films, End-user Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 7: Europe TPU Market Films, Country Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 8: Europe TPU Market Films, Product Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 9: Europe TPU Market Films, End-user Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 10: Asia Pacific TPU Market Films and Cables, Country Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 11: Asia Pacific TPU Market Films, Product Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 12: Asia Pacific TPU Market Films, End-user Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 13: Latin America TPU Films Market, Country Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 14: Latin America TPU Films Market, Product Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 15: Latin America TPU Films Market, End-user Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 16: Middle East & Africa TPU Films Market, Country Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 17: Middle East & Africa TPU Films Market, Product Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)
Table 18: Middle East & Africa TPU Films Market, End-user Segment Forecast (2016–2024), by Volume (Ton) and Value (US$ Mn)

 

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share Analysis by Product Segment, 2015 and 2024
Figure 2: Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films: Global Market Attractiveness Analysis by Product Segment
Figure 3: Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films Market: Value Share Analysis by End-user Segment, 2015 and 2024
Figure 4: Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films: Global Market Attractiveness Analysis by End-user Segment
Figure 5: Global Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market Films: Value Share Analysis By Regional Segment, 2015 and 2024
Figure 6: Thermoplastic Polyurethane Films: Global Market Attractiveness Analysis by Regional Segment
Figure 7: North America Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Country, 2016 and 2024
Figure 8: North America Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
Figure 9: North America Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Product Segment, 2016 and 2024
Figure 10: North America Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product
Figure 11: North America Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By End-user, 2016 and 2024
Figure 12: North America Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
Figure 13: Europe Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Country, 2016 and 2024
Figure 14: Europe Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
Figure 15: Europe Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Product Segment, 2016 and 2024
Figure 16: Europe Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product
Figure 17: Europe Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By End-user, 2016 and 2024
Figure 18: Europe Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
Figure 19: Asia Pacific Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Country, 2016 and 2024
Figure 20: Asia Pacific Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
Figure 21: Asia Pacific Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Product Segment, 2016 and 2024
Figure 22: Asia Pacific Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product
Figure 23: Asia Pacific Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By End-user, 2016 and 2024
Figure 24: Asia Pacific Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
Figure 25: Latin America Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Country, 2016 and 2024
Figure 26: Latin America Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
Figure 27: Latin America Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Product Segment, 2016 and 2024
Figure 28: Latin America Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product
Figure 29: Latin America Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By End-user, 2016 and 2024
Figure 30: Latin America Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user
Figure 31: Middle East & Africa Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Country, 2016 and 2024
Figure 32: Middle East & Africa Market Attractiveness Analysis By Country
Figure 33: Middle East & Africa Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By Product Segment, 2016 and 2024
Figure 34: Middle East & Africa Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product
Figure 35: Middle East & Africa Market Value Share Analysis (US$ Mn)  By End-user, 2016 and 2024
Figure 36: Middle East & Africa Market Attractiveness Analysis By End-user

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