Adhesive Films Market

Global Adhesive Films Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment by Material, Adhesive Type, Technology, Application, End-use, Region, and Country – Forecast 2022 – 2032

The market is expected to generate an incremental $ opportunity of US$ 22,701.01 Mn between 2022 and 2032

Category: Packaging


ID: CVC-00490


Format: PDF+Excel Dataset


Published Date: November 2022


Pages: 320

Adhesive Films Market Size Analysis

According to a recent survey conducted by ChemView Consulting, the Global Adhesive Films Market grew at a CAGR of 4.3% between 2017-2021 and is estimated to be US$ 38941.7 Mn in 2022. Currently, the market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.7 % and is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 61,642.7 Mn by 2032 end.

Throughout the projected period, the market is anticipated to grow in response to this shift in growth rate related to its characteristics, including temperature resistance, high strength and fatigue resistance, variety in application, and use.

Market Dynamic


Adhesive films are extensively used in consumer electronics, providing excellent bonding performance and superior impact resistance to various products. The global demand for consumer electronics is rising, augmenting the requirement for adhesive films in numerous consumer electronic products, which will drive the market’s growth.


The adhesive film market comprises raw materials such as polyethylene, Polypropylene, and polyvinyl chloride. These are petroleum-based raw materials whose prices are fluctuating due to the volatility in petroleum prices, and this might affect the growth of the adhesive film market in the forecast period. Petroleum prices plunged historically during the pandemic.


Adhesive films are widely used in the automotive industry to simplify the joining process and protect several vehicle parts, such as door panels, roofs, seats, dashboards, and exterior bodywork. The automotive industry is booming globally, and this will drive the growth of the adhesive film market.

COVID-19 Impact

Due to increasing automotive and consumer electronics demand, the global adhesive film market is anticipated to witness robust growth in the forecast period. Avery Dennison devised contingency plans for multiple sites impacted during the pandemic. The company reduced production of automobiles and fewer construction activities globally affected the growth of the global adhesive film market. The market is projected to witness robust growth in the forecast period.

Adhesive Films Market

Market Segments Covered in Report

By Material :

  • BOPP
  • PVC
  • PE
  • PA
  • Others

By Adhesive Type :

  • Acrylic
  • Rubber
  • Silicone

By Technology :

  • Water Based Adhesives
  • Solvent Based Adhesives
  • Hot Melt Adhesives
  • Pressure Sensitive Adhesives
  • Others

By Application :

  • Protective Films
  • Graphic Films
  • Tapes
  • Labels
  • Lamination
  • Others

By End-use :

  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Building & Construction
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Logistics
  • Others

By Region and Country:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America)
  • Europe (Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia & New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, Rest of Middle East)
  • Africa (South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Rest of Africa)

Segment-Wise Analysis

Why is Polypropylene projected to ensure the most revenue during the forecast period?

At 45.0% of the market, Polypropylene had the greatest revenue share. Polypropylene will dominate the adhesive film market in 2021. This material helps adhesive films to be cost-effective, durable, and versatile. Moreover, polypropylene material is easily shaped and highly resistant to several acids and solvent solutions. Owing to such superior qualities, market players are focusing on increasing the implementation of Polypropylene in various adhesive films.

Why is the Hot melt technology segment expected to expand the fastest during the forecast period?

In 2021, In the adhesive film market, hot melt technology dominated 2021. Hot melt adhesives are used to produce hot melt adhesives, which are implemented in a wide range of product assemblies, such as large surface lamination, small joint assembly, mounting, and trip attachment. Hot melt adhesives are also used in the automotive, construction, consumer goods, and packaging industries. Adhesive film demand will increase due to the increasing adoption of hot melt adhesives across multiple sectors, including automotive, construction, consumer goods, and packaging.

Which Application is Surging in the Forecast Years?

The protective films segment dominated the adhesive film market in 2021 and is growing at a CAGR of 5.8% in the forecast period. Protective films offer protection to multiple product surfaces from scratch and abrasion. Automobile surfaces, television screens, computer monitors, LCD screens on cell phones, and many more product surfaces get robust protection from protective films.

Region-Wise Analysis

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa.

  • With a market share of up to 47.6% in 2021, the Asia-Pacific region had the greatest market share for the adhesive film. The region’s expanding vehicle industry is to blame for the increased need for adhesive films.
  • The automotive sector has gained prominence in Europe owing to the rapid development of vehicle sales and technological advancements. The increasing demand for electronic devices is anticipated to boost the use of adhesive films.

Competition Analysis

Major corporations are utilizing organic and inorganic development tactics to strengthen their position in the market by diversifying the products they provide. The market is characterized by growth opportunities, resulting in a multi-modal shift from a concentrated few players to a distributed many. The top 4 players hold more than 30.0% of the market share.

Some of the key developments that have taken place in the Adhesive Films Market include:

  • In May 2021, The PRiMX battery brand was introduced by SAMSUNG SDI Co., Ltd. It offers consumers quality, performance, and a proven advantage, which translates to user ease thanks to the company’s exclusive technology. The brand has trademark protection in Korea and Europe and will shortly get US registration.
  • In March 2021, Oraguard 2815GF, a new protection film from German adhesive filmmaker Orafol, is intended to shield automotive surfaces. These developments broaden the range of protective coatings.

A list of some of the key suppliers present in the market are:

  • 3M Company
  • Avery Dennison Corporation
  • Klockneer Pentaplast Group
  • CCL Industries
  • Toray Industries
  • Irplast S.p.A.
  • Cosmo Films Ltd.
  • B. Fuller Company

Report Coverage and Highlights

  • Our comprehensive, data-backed, and facts-oriented report provides niche and cross-sectional analysis at global and country levels.
  • Assessment of the historical (actual data) and current market size (2017-2021), market projections (2022-2032), and CAGR.
  • The market assessment across North America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia & Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa.
  • Competitive tactical intelligence, key strategies adopted by top players, production capacity and company shares analysis, product brand surveys, and export-import analysis
  • Pricing analysis to set and benchmark your current or future offerings across each product type helps you understand whether your pricing strategy is aligned with market expectations and can be compared to market disruptions.
  • Predictions on critical supply and demand trends and technological expertise needed to address operations scalability.
  • Consumer behavior shifts and their implications for players, list of end-users, and their consumption analysis.
  • Key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and emerging trends impacting the market growth.
  • Value chain analysis (list of manufacturers, distributors, end-users, and average profitability margins).
  • Strategic market analysis, recommendations, and future headways on crucial winning strategies.
Research Scope Details
Forecast period 2022-2032
Historical data available for 2017-2021
Market analysis USD Million for Value and Tons for Volume, and CAGR from 2022 to 2032
Key regions covered North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa
Key countries covered US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia & New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt
Key segments covered By Material, Adhesive Type, Technology, Application, End-use, and Region
Customization scope Available upon Request
Pricing and purchase options Available upon Request
  • Report Includes

    Market Size Data

    • Global market size data, historical (2018 to 2022) and forecast (2023 to 2033), by each segment and region
    • Regional level market size data, historical (2018 to 2022) and forecast (2023 to 2033), by each segment and country
    • Country level market share data, historical (2018 to 2022) and forecast (2023 to 2033), by each segment
    • Market attractiveness analysis based on market share index and CAGR index for each of the segments and regions
    • Incremental dollar opportunity generated in the forecast period would be indicated
    • Key Takeaways, Recommendations, and key investment pockets for the relevant segments would be highlighted

    Market Background

    • Macroeconomic factors that impact the market developments
    • Market dynamics (Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities) that positively or negatively influence market growth
    • Supply Side and Demand Side trends – trends witnessed from buyers and suppliers side
    • Production and Consumption Gap Analysis – analysis of gap between production and consumption in any geography to fulfil unmet demand
    • Trade analysis and analysis of key supply and demand hubs
    • Identification of hotbed opportunities existing in the market
    • Porter’s and PEST analysis to understand the business environment of the geography
    • Regulatory scenario – Identification of key sector specific and trade regulations, and assessment of whether it helps or hinder market development & growth

    Pricing Analysis

    • Regional-level product pricing analysis to set and benchmark your current or future product offerings across each product type
    • Historical and projected pricing trends of the product which helps in determining the product’s price and/or services beneficial for companies product lifecycle
    • Cost teardown analysis and key factors impacting pricing

    Value Chain Analysis

    • Country-wise list of raw material suppliers
      • Raw material price trends and buyers’ sentiment
      • Overview of Intelligent Sourcing Technique
      • Raw material procurement requirements
      • Vendor selection criteria
    • Country-wise list of product manufacturers
    • Country-wise list of distributors/traders
    • Country-wise list of end-users
      • End-Users/Customers consumption mapping
      • Key End-Users/Customers client list
    • Country-wise list of other key channel partners
    • Average profitability margins
    • Regional value chain dynamics

    Competition Analysis

    • Market shares and production capacities of key players
    • Tier structure analysis of market
    • Comprehensive competition dashboard representing the top 10-15 players in the market
    • Individual company profiles of top 15 to 20 manufacturers
      • Business Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Financials
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
      • Strategies

Country Coverage
North America: U.S., Canada
Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Central America, Rest of Latin America
Western Europe: Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Poland, Romania, Rest of Western Europe
Eastern Europe: Russia & Belarus, Balkan Countries, Baltic Countries, Central Asia, Rest of Eastern Europe
Middle East & Africa: KSA, UAE, Turkey, Israel, Northern Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East & Africa
East Asia: China, Japan, South Korea
South Asia & Pacific: India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, Rest of South Asia & Pacific

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Frequently Asked Questions

In the forecast period between 2022 and 2032, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7%.

Nowadays, it is impossible to conceive lighting applications without adhesive films because they are essential to production and assembly operations. LED light strips are being widely used for domestic, professional, and industrial purposes on the market.

Major global Adhesive Films Market players are 3M Company, BASF SE, Avery Dennison Corporation, Klockneer Pentaplast Group, CL Industries, Toray Industries, Irplast S.p.A., Cosmo Films Ltd., TEKRA, LLC, H.B. Fuller Company.

On account of the customization of the product, there is a high production cost which leads to a limitation in its market growth.

The Asia Pacific region is expected to account for the largest market revenue share in the Global Adhesive Films market.

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