Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Market, By Grade (Fully Hydrolized, Partially Hydrolized, Sub-Partial

Published Date: | Report Code : CH1958628


Polyvinyl Alcohol, also referred to as PVOH, PVA or PVAL, is a water-soluble synthetic polymer. It is efficient in shaping, emulsifying films and has a value of adhesive. It is odorless and non-toxic, and durable to fat, oils, and solvents. It is ductile but powerful, versatile and works as an obstacle to elevated oxygen and aroma.

The increasing the need for PVA alcohol products based on bio is the main growth factor driving the development of the polyvinyl alcohol industry. Furthermore, increasing supply from the Asia Pacific region is driving supply further over the forecast period.

PVA is a water-soluble synthetic polymer that is commonly used in multiple end-use sectors in the preparation procedures. The supply from the packaging industry primarily drives polyvinyl alcohol as it is a substance with an outstanding obstacle to oxygen, water solubility, and biodegradable characteristics.

Food storage is expected to hold a considerable share of the polyvinyl alcohol market in terms of quantity. Growth is anticipated to fuel the growing demand for biocompatible and non-toxic packaging alternatives in the meat & drink sector. Due to its advantageous characteristics, PVA is widely used in the meat packaging industry, all these factors are expected to propel the growth of the polyvinyl alcohol market.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Increased use of PVA in the field of electronics

  • Increasing construction activities, growing building industry

  • Increasing demand for bio-based packaging

  • Volatile raw material rates

Regional Analysis:

On the basis of the region, the polyvinyl alcohol market has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, & Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe being some of major markets are also traditional suppliers of chemicals such as specialty chemicals, bulk chemicals, and so on. Major companies in this market are headquartered in North America and Western Europe. This region has been witnessing number of transitions in terms of productions of chemicals and respective applications by end-use industries. The preference towards bio-based feedstock has been instrumental in the development of the green alternatives in these regions. Moreover, regulatory authorities have imposed strict guidelines with regards environmental concerns and potential health hazards due to exposures. This has been more instrumental in the Western Europe region competitively. Some of the major economies in these regions include US, Germany, UK, France, Canada, Italy, Spain, and so on.

Asia Pacific and Middle East are expected to register substantial growth in the polyvinyl alcohol market during the forecast period. This demand is with regard to the growth of major end-use industries such as food packaging, paper manufacturing, construction, electronics, textile manufacturing, others. Major countries in Asia Pacific region include China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia, and so on. Middle East includes the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Israel, Egypt, and so on. Eastern Europe has been largely dominated by Russia and Turkey with operations of major chemical giants in the region. Rest the World that includes South America and Africa has a strong potential for polyvinyl alcohol market. There has been increasing number of investments by global companies in these regions to strengthen their presence and tap the potential market. Major economies in these regions for the polyvinyl alcohol market include Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, Argentina, Colombia, and others.

Companies Covered: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, OCI Corporation, Celanese Corporation, Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Solutia, Inc., Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd., Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd., Japan VAM & Poval Co., Ltd., Kuraray Co., Ltd., Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works, Anhui Wanwei Group Co., Ltd., Merck KgaA, Eastman Chemical Company...

Market Segmentation:

By Grade:

  • Fully Hydrolized

  • Partially Hydrolized

  • Sub-Partially Hydrolized

  • Low Foaming Grades

  • Others

By End-User:

  • Food Packaging

  • Paper manufacturing

  • Construction

  • Electronics

  • Textile Manufacturing

  • Others

By Region:

  • North America

    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)

    • By Grade

    • By End-User

  • Western Europe

    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)

    • By Grade

    • By End-User

  • Eastern Europe

    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)

    • By Grade

    • By End-User

  • Asia Pacific

    • By Country (China, Japan, India, Rest of Asia Pacific)

    • By Grade

    • By End-User

  • Middle East

    • By Country (UAE, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Rest of Middle East)

    • By Grade

    • By End-User

  • Rest of the World

    • By Region (South America, Africa)

    • By Grade

    • By End-User

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