Polyethylene Films Market - Trends Forecast Till 2028

Polyethylene Films Market by Technology (Blow Film Extrusion and Cast Film Extrusion), Type (Stretch Films and Shrink Films), Material (Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE), High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), and Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)), and Application (Food & Beverage, Agriculture, Construction, Household, and Others) and region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and South America)

Published Date: December, 2021

Base Year Estimate: 2020

Report ID: D-CM-PFM-1005


Number of Pages: 267

Domain: Chemicals & Materials

Polyethylene Films Market – Trends Forecast Till 2028

The global polyethylene films market forecast was projected to reach USD 117.3 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2021 to 2028.

Polyethylene is a thermoplastic that possesses properties such flexibility, strength, toughness, easy to seal, and resistant to moisture. It is a plastic made from complex polymers, which leads to a rigid, inflammable, fireproof, transparent, and opaque product. Polyethylene films are used in food & beverage for various applications such as packaging of in-store products such as apples & potatoes, non-frozen baked products such as rolls & breads, and tray covers for delivery of baked food products due to its low melting point.

Rise in adoption of PE films in food & beverage, construction, agriculture, and household are some of the factors that have supported long-term expansion for Polyethylene Films Market.

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the global economy and is subsequently shrinking the GDP in global economies; thereby, changing consumer spending patterns globally.

Polyethylene Films Market Research Report

The Asia-Pacific polyethylene films market size is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 5.0% during the forecast period, and accounted for 45.8% of polyethylene films market share in 2019. Polyethylene sector in southeast Asia is having oversupply and demand due to large production rate.

Polyethylene Films Market is segmented into application, type, material type, technology and region.

On the basis of Application

  • Beverage Packaging
  • Food Packaging
  • Agriculture
  • Polyethylene films market for agriculture, by type
  • Construction
  • Household

On the basis of Type  

  • Shrink films
  • Stretch films

On the basis of Material Type  

  • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Low-density polyethylene (LDPE)
  • Linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE)

On the basis of Technology

  • Blown Film Extrusion
  • Cast Film Extrusion

On the basis of Region

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • South America
  • Middle East & Africa

Insights are provided for each region and major countries within the regions

Polyethylene Films Market Primary Respondent


Key Players

  • Amcor plc
  • Berry Global, Inc
  • Toray Advanced Film Co Ltd​
  • Oben Holding Group​
  • Taghleef Industries​

Recent Developments

  • In July 2019 - Berry Global Group, Inc. announced the acquisition of RPC Group Plc (RPC) for a purchase price of approximately USD 6.5 billion. Through this acquisition, the company visibility in Australia gets strengthens because of the subsidiaries of RPC Group such as Synergy Packaging.
  • Amcor’s Flexibles North America business announced the installation of a seven-layer blown film line. Amcor’s new machine will produce the companies recently launched proprietary AmPrima™ PE Plus ultra-clear and heat resistance films. The AmPrima line uses machine-direction orientation technology to produce films that can run at speeds that competitors are unable to match in a recycle-ready solution

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Report Scope


Report Feature


Growth Rate

CAGR of 4.5% during the forecasting period, 2021-2028

Historical Data


Forecast Years


Base Year


Units Considered

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report Segmentation

application, type, material type, technology and region.

Report Attribute

Market Revenue Sizing (Global, Regional and Country Level) Company Share Analysis, Market Dynamics, Company Profiling

Regional Level Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East and Africa

Country Level Scope

U.S., Japan, Germany, U.K., China, India, Brazil, UAE, South Africa (50+ Countries Across the Globe)

Companies Profiled

Amcor plc, Berry Global, Inc., Toray Advanced Film Co Ltd​, Oben Holding Group​ and Taghleef Industries​

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