Adhesive Film Market By Film Material (Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polyethylene and Others), By Technology (Water-based, Solvent-based, Hot Melt, Pressure-sensitive and Others), By Application (Tapes, Graphic Films, Labels), By End User Industry (Electrical and Electronics, Aerospace, Packaging, Automotive and Transportation and Others) and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, MEA) - Global Trends and Forecasts 2016 to 2026

Date: Jan 2021 Report Id: 32 Category: Coating , Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers Report Format: pdf-img excel-img ppt-img word-img

Adhesive films are majorly used in the electrical and electronic industry to hold and protect the information labels, warning labels, cautioning marks, and data labels. These films include materials such as tapes, films, and sheets, coated with adhesives. These films also have applications in packaging industries. The fundamental purpose of the adhesive film is to ensure the safety of packaging material. The adhesive films are primarily made up of materials such as polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride, polypropylene, PET, Polyamide, Polyurethane, polyvinyl acetate, and polyvinyl butyral.

The worldwide adhesive film market is growing at a healthy CAGR on account of growth in the electrical and electronics industry.  Adhesive films are an integral part of data marks on the electronic items where they provide critical information and reminders to the consumers. Light-cured adhesive films are preferred in certain electronic applications that require a higher strength at extreme temperature variations.

Other factors contributing to the growth of Adhesive Films is the growing urban population and increasing usage of glue films in food and The market growth is being hindered by environmental concerns related to unpredictable natural mixes (VOCs) emitted from these glue films This has led to the development of bio-based materials thereby providing new avenues of growth to the market participants.

Adhesive Film Market

Adhesive Film Market Report Overview:

The adhesive film market was valued at USD 60 Billion in 2019 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% to reach USD 87.3 Billion by 2026, over the forecast period. Adhesive films are also used in plastic and composite parts of automobiles. The growing automotive market has further boosted the automotive Adhesive Film Market globally. The consistent endeavor of car manufacturers in producing lightweight vehicles in order to ensure eco-friendliness and improving fuel efficiency has increased the importance of Adhesive films. From heavy trucks to sports vehicles, these films are being utilized to supplement mechanical joining methods. These new applications are likely to further encourage market development. The Global Adhesive Film Market report gives a comprehensive assessment of the market.

The growth of the adhesive film market is being hindered by certain limitations and difficulties. These restraints include instability in raw material costs and unpredictable natural mixes, which are restricting the market development. High manufacturing costs and the need for highly customized products have also restricted the market growth.

The Adhesive Film Market is finding applications in the aerospace industry on account of light-weighting initiatives and the advancement of a military airplane. Similarly, growing usage of bioplastic polymers, utilization of recyclable polymer materials are providing new product development opportunities manufacturers present in the global Adhesive film market.

The research report analyses the entire ecosystem of the Adhesive Film Market and categorizes it to forecast the revenues and analyze the trends in each of the following below-mentioned market segments.

By Film Material

  • Polypropylene
  • Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Polyethylene
  • Others

By Technology

  • Water-based
  • Solvent-based
  • Hot Melt
  • Pressure-sensitive
  • Others

By Application

  • Tapes
  • Graphic Film
  • Labels

 By End-Use Industry

  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Aerospace
  • Packaging
  • Automotive and Transportation
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Norway
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
    • Rest Of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Rest Of Asia Pacific
  • South America
  • ROW

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence Covered in Adhesive Film Market Report are:

  1. BASF SE
  2. 3M Company
  3. DuPont
  4. Dow Chemical Company
  5. Solvay, Akzo Nobel N.V
  6. Arkema Group
  7. Dymax Corporation
  8. Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  9. Hitachi Chemical.
  10. Cosmo Films
  11. Toray Industries
  12. Coveris
  13. Mondi Group
  14. Avery Dennison Corporation
  15. UPM-Kymmene OYJ

In terms of Film Material Adhesive Films, the Polypropylene segment is estimated to be the largest segment during the forecast period

In terms of the type of Adhesive Films, the market can be segmented into Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polyethylene, and Others. The Polypropylene Segment of the Adhesive Film Market is expected to be the largest market segment in the forecast period. Polypropylene films are usually preferred as they are versatile and cost-effective and also resistant to a variety of acids and solvent solutions. The polyethylene segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR.

By Technology Type, the water-based segment is expected to be the largest segment

In terms of technology, the Adhesive Films can be segmented into Water-based, Solvent-based, Hot Melt, Pressure-sensitive and others. The water-based segment dominated the Adhesive Film Market in terms of revenue in 2019. The Pressure-sensitive segment is expected to register the highest CAGR in the forecast period.

By Geography, the Asia Pacific region is expected to be the fastest-growing segment in the forecast period

Asia Pacific region is expected to be the fastest-growing region in terms of CAGR trend in the forecast period. The demand in Asia Pacific region is primarily driven on account of growing demand from emerging economies. Key Adhesive Film Markets in Asia- Pacific include China, Japan, India, South Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Snapshot of Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges of Adhesive Films Market


  • Increasing demand from emerging economies in Asia Pacific Region
  • Growth of the e-Commerce industry
  • The growing trend of consumer awareness leads to the demand for information from consumers


  • Volatile Raw Material Costs


  • Recyclable films
  • Usage of biopolymers


  • Regulations

Unique insights provided by the adhesive film market report also includes the following:

  1. In-depth value chain analysis
  2. Opportunity mapping
  3. Sector snapshot
  4. Technology landscape
  5. Regulatory scenario
  6. Patent trends
  7. Market trends
  8. Covid-19 impact analysis
  9. Raw material supply analysis
  10. Pricing trends
  11. Sustainability trends and environmental concerns
  12. Critical Success Factors
  13. Competitive Landscape
  14. Customer preferences
Author Credentials

Priyanka has been writing chemicals & material market research reports for the last 12 years. A post-graduate, her specialization is in the chemicals sector. Preparing end-to-end reports covering minute details for market insights, competitive intelligence and trend analysis in the CMFE sector.

    1. Product Outline
    2. What are Adhesive Films
    3. Different types of Adhesive Films
    4. Adhesive Film comparison with other competing materials
    5. Adhesive Film and its advantages
    6. Analysis of Adhesive Film Ecosystem / Value Chain
    7. Supply Chain Analysis
    8. Covid -19 Impact
    9. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
      4. Threats
    10. Technology Overview
    11. Patent Analysis
  2. Technology and Regulatory Landscape for Adhesive Film
    1. Regulations and Standards
  3. Raw Material Analysis
    1. Major sources of raw material for Adhesive Film production
  4. Adhesive Film Pricing Analysis
    1. Prices of Adhesive Film
  5. Adhesive Film Market by Type of Technology
    1. Polypropylene
    2. Polyvinyl Chloride
    3. Polyethylene
    4. Others
  6. Adhesive Film Market by Type of Product
    1. Water-based
    2. Solvent-based
    3. Hot Melt
    4. Pressure-sensitive
    5. Other
  7. Adhesive Film Market by Application
    1. Tapes
    2. Graphic Films
    3. Labels
  8. Adhesive Film Market by End User Industry
    1. Electrical and Electronics
    2. Aerospace
    3. Packaging
    4. Automotive and Transportation
    5. Others
  9. Regional Analysis
    1. North America
      1. US
      2. Canada
      3. Mexico
    2. Europe
      1. Germany
      2. UK
      3. France
      4. Norway
      5. Italy
      6. Spain
      7. Netherlands
      8. Rest Of Europe
    3. Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. Australia
      5. New Zealand
      6. Rest Of Asia Pacific
    4. Middle East and Africa
    5. South America
  10. Key Strategic Insights
    1. New Raw Material Sources
    2. New Applications
    3. Emerging Technologies
    4. Opportunity mapping
    5. Critical Success Factors
    6. Environmental Impact and sustainability issues
    7. Consumer preferences
  11. Key Market Trends / Recent Developments
  12. Competitive Scenario
    1. Competitive Strategies of Key Players
      1. Mergers and Acquisitions
      2. Investments
      3. Joint Ventures
      4. New Product launches
    2. Strength of product portfolio
    3. Ranking of Key Players
    4. Presence of players by Geographies
    1. BASF SE
    2. 3M Company
    3. DuPont
    4. Dow Chemical Company
    5. Solvay, Akzo Nobel N.V
    6. Arkema Group
    7. Dymax Corporation
    8. Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    9. Hitachi Chemical.
    10. Cosmo Films
    11. Toray Industries
    12. Coveris
    13. Mondi Group
    14. Avery Dennison Corporation
    15. UPM-Kymmene OYJ

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