Expanded Polyethylene (EPE) Foam Market, By Type (EPE Foam Coil, EPE Foam Sheet, and Shape EPE Foam)

Published Date: | Report Code : MT1952076


The Expanded Polyethylene (EPE) Foam Market is projected to register high demand during the forecast period with increasing demand from major end-use industries such as protective packaging, thermal insulation, construction, and automotive during the forecast period.

Expanded polyethylene, also commonly known as EPE foam, is made from polyethylene. EPE foam is used for various purposes, owing to its properties, such as resistance to moisture, flexible mechanical features, excellent thermal insulation, durability, and simplicity of transportation.

Expanded polyethylene foam is widely used for climate control systems, cold water channels, household refrigerators, modern chillers, and air dealing with units, thus boosting its demand.

Players in the expanded polyethylene foam market are focused on mergers, acquisitions, capital extensions, and partnerships to sustain their position in the market. These companies are also investing in R&D for technological advancements to grow in the market.

The growing application of expanded polyethylene foam in packaging, thermal insulation, construction, and automotive is expected to fuel the demand for expanded polyethylene foam.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Rising awareness about green building
  • Growing demand for electronic packaging
  • Lack of recyclability
  • Negative effects on the environment

Regional Analysis: 

The expanded polyethylene (EPE) foam market by region has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe are major regions for expanded polyethylene (EPE) foam market owing to diversified demand from end-use industries and competitive scenarios. Some of the major end-use industries in these regions include construction, and automotive. These markets have been dynamic in terms of new product developments and related activities. Hence, some of the emerging sub-segments in this market promise high potential in this region. Major countries for expanded polyethylene (EPE) foam market in these regions include the US, Germany, France, UK, Canada, Italy, and so on. Recent economic slowdowns, trade implications and environmental concerns are some of the key impact factors influencing the market dynamics in these regions. Developing regions including Asia Pacific, South America, and Africa have witnessed key developments in terms of organic and inorganic growth strategies. Global companies have made strategic investments in these regions with favorable production conditions and high demand from end-use industries. China, India, Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, Japan, and others have been some of the key economies in the region. Building & construction, automotive, protective packaging, and others are some of the major industries in the region with strong potential for expanded polyethylene (EPE) foam market. Middle East promises a strong market potential with demand from countries including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and others that are seeking to diversify the economic outlook. Eastern Europe consisting of Russia and Turkey is also estimated as one of the key markets with demand from packaging, thermal insulation, construction, and automotive.

Companies Covered: 

Sansheng,  Sealed Air,  Shenzhen Mingvka, Kaneka, Wuxi Huitong, Armacell,  Dingjian Packaging, Sekisui Chemical, Sing Home Polyfoam, Sonoco, Guangdong Speed New Material Technology,  Pregis,  Innovo Packaging, Furukawa,  Plymouth Foam, Wisconsin Foam Products, and Recticel

Market Segmentation:

By Type:

  • EPE Foam Coil
  • EPE Foam Sheet
  • Shape EPE Foam

By Application:

  • Protective Packaging
  • Industrial Thermal Insulation
  • Automotive
  • Building & Construction

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Western Europe:
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Eastern Europe:
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Middle East:
    • By Country (UAE, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Type
    • By Application

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