Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Industry

Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Industry

  • May 2021 •
  • 424 pages •
  • Report ID: 5900452 •
  • Format: PDF

Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market to Reach $2 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene estimated at US$1.2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 7.3% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Sheets, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 7.7% CAGR and reach US$1.1 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Rods & Tubes segment is readjusted to a revised 6.9% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $395.5 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.3% CAGR

The Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene market in the U.S. is estimated at US$395.5 Million in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$206.8 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 8.3% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 6.8% and 6.7% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 6.8% CAGR.

Other Forms Segment to Record 6.6% CAGR

In the global Other Forms segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 6.4% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$150.9 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$232.6 Million by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$157.3 Million by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 6.8% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 40 Featured)
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Braskem S.A
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Crown Plastics Co Inc.
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Emco Industrial Plastics, Inc.
  • Garland Manufacturing Company
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • King Plastic Corporation
  • Koninklijke DSM N.V.
  • Korea Petro Chemical Ind Co. Ltd.
  • LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials AG
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Nitto Denko Corporation
  • Orthoplastics Ltd.
  • Redwood Plastics and Rubber
  • Röchling Engineering Plastics (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
  • Shandong Ningjin Xinxing Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Teijin Limited
  • Toyobo Co., Ltd.