The market for agricultural films in Europe

The market for agricultural films in Europe

Publication date: June 2014

This is an updated and expanded edition of AMI's successful analysis of the European agricultural film market allowing subscribers to identify market opportunities, improve understanding of current trends and be aware of further developments.

The key issues addressed in the study include:

  • Analysis of main challenges and drivers in the agricultural film market
  • Past and current development and outlook for 2018
  • Market overview of the respective types of agricultural film subdivided into silage, mulch and greenhouse & low tunnel film sections.
  • Review of a supply and demand balance of respective types of film in individual countries.
  • Detailed overview of the production by the film type, country and polymer
  • Value of the industry and supply/value chain dynamics
  • Industry structure

What is new compared to the previous edition?

  • Expanded section on mulch films providing data on demand and trends for biodegradable films
  • Value of the industry (at film producers' prices)
  • Description of the value/supply chain per film type, detailing distribution channels
  • Profiles of the 10 largest agricultural film producers 

Subscribers benefiting from the study include:

  • Agricultural film suppliers
  • Material suppliers (polymer, compound, masterbatch and additive producers)
  • Machinery and equipment suppliers
  • Major end-users and distributors
  • New investors in the industry

Explanatory notes

Executive summary

Overview of the European agricultural film market

Silage film market in Europe

Mulch film market in Europe

Greenhouse film market in Europe

Country/regional analysis

Profiles of 10 largest European agricultural film producers

Statistical appendix

  • Ranking of 50 largest agricultural film producers/groups with their production volumes subdivided by film type
  • List of film producers by country/region and their production volumes per film type
  • List of major agricultural film buyers

Years reported

  • Past:           2008
  • Present:      2013, 2014
  • Future:        2018

Geographical Coverage

The study is concerned with the European market which includes 28 member states of the European union plus Switzerland and Norway. Comments will also be made on the greenhouse film markets of North Africa and the Middle East which are growing markets for agricultural film in terms of both supply and demand.

Market segmentation

  • Silage film
    • Silage sheet/clamp silage film
    • Silage stretch film/bale wrap
    • Silo bags/tubes
  • Mulch film
    • Conventional film
    • Biodegradeable film
  • Greenhouse film
    • Structured greenhouse
    • Macro tunnels
    • Low tunnel and direct (floating) covers

Polymers covered

  • Polyethylene: LDPE, EVA/EBA, LLDPE C4/C6/C8, MLLDPE, recycled & reclaim
  • Others (PVC, ETFE, EVOH, PA, biopolymers)

All subscribers receive one printed copy in a hardback folder and a PDF version on a CD.

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