DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3b9pbl/polyvinyl_alcohol) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market - Global Analysis, Trends and Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.
The global demand for PVA films used for water soluble applications was 15,500 tons in 2010 which increased to 16,027 tons in 2011. In terms of revenue, the global market for PVA films used in water soluble application is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% from 2012 to 2018, while the market for PVA films used in polarizer applications is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% from 2012 to 2018.
Increasing government initiatives to support green packaging due to the biodegradable nature of PVA films is one of the major factors driving the market growth. Water soluble PVA films are mainly used for packaging across various industries and the growing acceptance of PVA films for water soluble packaging is boosting its market. The growing demand for LCD panels across the globe is propelling the growth of PVA films used for polarizer applications.
The demand for PVA water soluble films in agrochemical packaging is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.8% from 2012 to 2018. In terms of revenue, the market is expected to reach USD 83.6 million by 2018.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
4 PVA Films Market by Application
5 Geographic Analysis
6 Company Profiles
- AMC (UK) Ltd.
- Aicello Chemical Co. Ltd.
- Arrow Coated Products Ltd.
- Changzhou Water Soluble Co. Ltd
- Cortec Corporation
- Jiangmen Proudly Water-Soluble Plastic Co., Ltd.
- Kuraray Co. Ltd.
- MonoSol, LLC
- Nippon Gohsei
- Sekisui Specialty Chemicals
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