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Research and Markets: Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market 2015-2019 – Increased Adoption by Detergent Packaging Industries

June 30, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The Global PVA Films market to grow at a CAGR of 5.23 percent over the period 2014-2019.

PVA films are advanced films with specific advantages and are used for packaging and developing polarizer films. Their application ranges from packaging of goods such as dyes, agrochemicals, laundry, and electrical appliances to the manufacture of polarizer films for optical devices. The advantageous features of these films include dimensional stability, biodegradability, high resistance to moisture and gases, ease of use, non-toxicity, and water solubility.

The Global PVA Films market can be divided into two segments based on the type of application: Polarizer Application and Water Soluble Application. The key customers of PVA films are polarizer film manufacturers, agrochemical packagers, and detergent packagers.

The increased use of PVA films in the development of polarizers propels the market growth. Polarizers are made from iodine-doped PVA films and are used in photography instruments and LCD technology as they improve the contrast ratio of touch screen displays. The growing need for polarizers in the electronic devices market is expected to lead to an increase in their demand.

According to the report, as PVA films are water-soluble, they are increasingly being used in the unit packaging of modern-day detergents and other laundry products. The biodegradable nature and growing usage of PVA films in various applications also propels the growth of the market.

Further, the report states that the PVA Films is expensive and difficult to source compared to other materials and the same is hindering the market growth.

Key Vendors

  • Arrow Coated Products
  • Cortec
  • Jiangmen Proudly Water-Soluble Plastic
  • Kuraray
  • Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Aicello
  • AMC Adsorbents
  • Changzhou Guanhui International Trading
  • KK NonWovens
  • The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. Market Segmentation by Application
  8. Geographical Segmentation
  9. Buying Criteria
  10. Market Growth Drivers
  11. Drivers and their Impact
  12. Market Challenges
  13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  14. Market Trends
  15. Trends and their Impact
  16. Vendor Landscape
  17. Key Vendor Analysis

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