North America Agricultural Films Market - By Type, Application and Geography-Market Shares, Forecasts And Trends (2017 - 2022)

Published - Jan 2017 | Category - Agriculture | No. of Pages - 131 | Published By - Mordor Intelligence

Report Highlights

North America agricultural films market is expected to grow at an annual growth rate of 5.5% during 2015-2020.   Population growth leading to growing food demand and pressure for improved agricultural productivity has augmented the market for agricultural films. These are employed as protective covers positioned over soil, green houses, and fodder crops.

Agricultural films are treated as a modern day application used in many innovative agricultural practices. Agricultural films are used extensively for soil protection, green house farming and mulching. The benefits derived from the films are- reduced soil erosion and compaction, temperature control, nutrient conservation, seed germination, weed control and protection against UV Rays etc.

Focus on improvement of agricultural productivity in order to sustain the food demand of a growing global population is the main reason behind commercialization of these specialty products. Shrinking farm lands and popularity of greenhouse agriculture help the market to retain high market growth. Product innovation that includes Ultra Violet (UV) blocking, NIR blocking, florescent and ultra-thermic films would help the market to penetrate further in the forecast period.

Depending on the need and topography, various types of films are applied in agriculture namely- Low Density Polyethylene, Linear Low Density Polyethylene, High Density Polyethylene, Ethyl Vinyl Acetate (EVA)/Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA), Reclaims etc. Linear low density polyethylene has the highest market penetration with the fastest growth rate. Low density films are the second largest with more than one-fifth of the market share. By application, the market is segmented into green house, silage and mulch; out of these, mulching is the leading application segment accounting for 40% of the regional market share.

North America experiences growth in agricultural films demand as the region adopted to advance farming techniques. The regional demand for the same is led by United States given its evolved and large agricultural sector. Shifting focus of consumers towards biodegradable films act as major catalyst for mature markets like North America. Canada and Mexico are the other two major markets given the growing agricultural industry.

North America market for agricultural films is highly fragmented. Major companies operating in the regional market with considerable market share are- AEP Industries Inc., Berry Plastics, ExxonMobil Chemical, Dow Chemical etc. Investment on R&D for product innovation is the major strategy followed by market players religiously.

In this report we offer,

Market analysis for the North American Agricultural Films Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales.

Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints

Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale

Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares

Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the North American Agricultural Films Market on both global and regional scales

A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information

A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market

Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped


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