Metallized Film Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Metallized Film Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : February, 2023 | Chemical & Materials

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Global Metallized Film Market: Snapshot

The metallized film market is anticipated to grow at a significant speed in the years come. This growth in the market has been possible with the remarkable growth in the packaging industry across the world. Further, the barrier properties of the metallized films enable these devices ideal for the applications for packaging in different industries. Thus, owing to these factors, the metallized film market has been expected to grow at a noteworthy speed.

In recent years, there has been significant growth in the packaging industry. This market growth has been possible due to phenomenal growth in the e-commerce vertical. The metallized films have been laminated usually onto other film or paper. These films also provide an impressive look, which adds to the product's aesthetic value. Thus, based on these factors, the metallized film market is likely to grow at a noteworthy speed.

The metallized film has been utilized to add the barrier property for the packaging of coffee, tobacco, snacks, and various other processed fruits and vegetables. Thus, owing to the increasing applications of these products, the metallized film market is likely to grow at a rapid speed.

These years are witnessing a significant increase in the demand for packaged food products. This factor is likely to stimulate the requirement for the prolonged shelf life of different food products, for example, meat, milk, and cheese. Thus, based on these factors, the metallized film market is predicted to grow at a rapid speed in the forthcoming years.

Metallized films have also been used for decorative purposes. These have been applied along with fancy boxes, paper plates, balloons, wrappers, and ribbons to decorate various items. In addition to this, the rising use of these films to decorate race cars, billboards, and various signage for promotion are also adding to the metallized film market growth.

The metallized film market has been bifurcated on the basis of region, end-use, material, and metal.

Global Metallized Film Market: Overview

Remarkable growth in the packaging industry worldwide is expected to drive the global metallized film market. Barrier properties of metallized films make them ideal for packaging applications across various industries. 

The global metallized film market has been segmented on the basis of metal, material, end-use and region.

Global Metallized Film Market: Notable Developments

The following development is likely to impact the dynamics of the global metallized film market:

  • In 2018, Flex Films (USA) Inc. invented FLEXMETPROTECTTM F-HMB film, which is a high barrier metallized film. The barrier film provides top-notch high adhesion to metal under extremely harsh environmental conditions. The product exhibits better craze, scratch, and scuff resistance thereby providing unparalleled robustness in the processing and performance of converters.

Flex Films Inc.,Cosmo Films Limited, Jindal Poly Films Limited,Toray Industries Inc.,and Polyplex Corporation Ltd.,are some of the renowned players of the global metallized film market.

Global Metallized Film Market: Growth Drivers

Impressive Growth in the Packaging and Decorative Industry Bolsters Market Demand

Growth of the global metallized film market is likely to be triggered by strides being witnessed by the packaging industry. Packaging industry has witnessed impressive growth over the last few years, mainly on the back of phenomenal growth of the e-commerce sector. Metallized films are usually laminated onto other paper or film. It gives an impressive look that adds to the aesthetic value of a product. Metallized filmsare utilized to add barrier property to the packaging of snacks, tobacco, coffee and various processed vegetables and fruits.

Burgeoning demand for metallized films is driven by the growing demand for packaged food products. Global metallized film market is likely to be stimulated by the increased need for prolonged shelf life of various food products such as cheese, milk, and meat.

Additionally, metallized films are used for decorative purposes. They are used for decoration with ribbons, wrappers, balloons, paper plates, and fancy boxes. Metallized films are also useful when it comes to decoration of billboards, race cars, and for various promotional signage. Like packaging the industry, rapid expansion of the e-commerce sector is likely to add impetus to the impressive growth of the decorative industry, which will, in turn, fuel global metallized film market.

Aluminum Emerges as Most Preferable Material for Metallized Film Making

Of all the materials used in the making of metalized film, aluminum is the most commonly used one, mainly owing to its cost-effectiveness. Aluminum is a silvery-white, lightweight metal that is derived from bauxite ore. It is extremely resistant to most types of corrosion and its natural coating of aluminum oxide gives an extremely effective barrier against chemical, moisture, temperature, and air attacks.

Metallized film made of aluminum is used in the packaging of various food products. Such extensive use and demand for aluminum is adding impetus to the growth of global metallized film market.

Global Metallized Film Market: Regional Outlook

Of all the geographies, Europe is anticipated to be a leading region in the global metallized film market. The major growth factors driving Europe metalized film market share are the increasing demand foreasy-to-handle, consumer-friendly, and lightweight products. In Europe, pouches have become a significant form of packaging due to their functionality and ease of use.

Asia Pacific is another important region in the global metallized film market. Growth of the market in this region is because of the rising demand for metalized films from the e-commerce sector in countries like South Korea, Singapore, India, and Japan.

The global metallized film market is segmented as:


  • Aluminum
  • Others


  • PE
  • PET    
  • Others


  • Packaging
  • Decorative
  • Others

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