1 INTRODUCTION 13
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 13
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 14
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 14
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 15
1.4 CURRENCY 16
1.5 UNITS CONSIDERED 16
1.6 LIMITATIONS 16
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 16

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 17
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 17
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 17
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 18
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 18
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 19
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primary interviews 20
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 20
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 21
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 22
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 23
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 24

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 25

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 29
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PTFE FILMS MARKET 29
4.2 PTFE FILMS MARKET GROWTH, BY REGION 29
4.3 PTFE FILMS MARKET SHARE, BY TECHNOLOGY AND COUNTRY 30
4.4 PTFE FILMS MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS 31
4.5 PTFE FILMS MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY 31
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5 MARKET OVERVIEW 32
5.1 INTRODUCTION 32
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 32
5.2.1 DRIVERS 33
5.2.1.1 Growing preference for PTFE films in the medical & pharmaceuticals applications 33
5.2.1.2 Excellent physical properties fueling the consumption of PTFE films in various applications 33
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 33
5.2.2.1 Higher price of PTFE films than that of conventional plastic films 33
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 34
5.2.3.1 Growing demand for PTFE films in emerging countries 34
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 34
5.2.4.1 Raw material shortage 34

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 35
6.1 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 35
6.1.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 36
6.1.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 36
6.1.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 36
6.1.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 37
6.1.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 37
6.2 MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW 38
6.2.1 INTRODUCTION 38
6.2.2 GDP GROWTH RATE AND FORECASTS OF MAJOR ECONOMIES 38
6.2.3 GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY AND ITS IMPACT ON THE PTFE FILMS MARKET 39

7 PTFE FILMS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 41
7.1 INTRODUCTION 42
7.2 EXTRUDED TECHNOLOGY 43
7.3 CAST TECHNOLOGY 43
7.4 SKIVED TECHNOLOGY 43

8 PTFE FILMS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 44
8.1 INTRODUCTION 45
8.2 MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICALS 46
8.3 CHEMICAL PROCESSING 46
8.4 AUTOMOTIVE 46
8.5 AVIATION & AEROSPACE 47
8.6 ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS 47
8.7 OTHER APPLICATIONS 47

9 PTFE FILMS MARKET, BY REGION 48
9.1 INTRODUCTION 49
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 50
9.2.1 U.S. 53
9.2.2 CANADA 54
9.2.3 MEXICO 55
9.3 EUROPE 56
9.3.1 GERMANY 58
9.3.2 ITALY 59
9.3.3 FRANCE 60
9.3.4 U.K. 61
9.3.5 SPAIN 62
9.3.6 RUSSIA 63
9.3.7 REST OF EUROPE 64
9.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 65
9.4.1 CHINA 68
9.4.2 JAPAN 69
9.4.3 SOUTH KOREA 70
9.4.4 INDIA 71
9.4.5 INDONESIA 72
9.4.6 VIETNAM 73
9.4.7 MALAYSIA 74
9.4.8 THAILAND 75
9.4.9 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 76
9.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 77
9.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 79
9.5.2 UAE 80
9.5.3 EGYPT 81
9.5.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 82
9.6 SOUTH AMERICA 83
9.6.1 BRAZIL 84
9.6.2 ARGENTINA 85
9.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 86

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 88
10.1 OVERVIEW 88
10.2 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 89
10.2.1 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS 89
10.2.2 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 89
10.2.3 EXPANSIONS 90
10.3 MARKET RANKING 90

11 COMPANY PROFILES 92
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
11.1 3M 92
11.2 NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 94
11.3 ROGERS CORPORATION 96
11.4 SAINT-GOBAIN 98
11.5 GUARNIFLON S.P.A 100
11.6 TECHNETICS GROUP 102
11.7 CHUKOH CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES 103
11.8 LENZING PLASTICS 104
11.9 DUNMORE CORPORATION 105
11.10 MARKEL CORPORATION 106
11.11 OTHER MARKET PLAYERS 107
11.11.1 PLASTICUT 107
11.11.2 JIANGXI AIDMER SEAL AND PACKING 107
11.11.3 JIANGSU TAIFULONG TECHNOLOGY 107
11.11.4 POLY FLUORO 107
11.11.5 CIXI RYLION PTFE 107
11.11.6 J. V. CORPORATION 108
11.11.7 MEREFSA 108
11.11.8 ENFLO 108
11.11.9 DALAU 108
11.11.10 TEXTILES COATED INTERNATIONAL 108
11.11.11 NINGBO TAIFNO PTFE PLASTIC PRODUCTS CO. 108
11.11.12 PTFE INDUSTRIES 109
11.11.13 POLYFLON TECHNOLOGY 109
11.11.14 FLUORO-PLASTICS 109
11.11.15 HUBEI EVERFLON POLYMER 109
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies

12 APPENDIX 110
12.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 110
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 111
12.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 113
12.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 115
12.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 116
12.6 RELATED REPORTS 116
12.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 117