Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Production, Consumption, Revenue and Forecast 2020 to 2027

In terms of revenue, the functional and barrier coatings for paper market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period 2020 to 2027.

The functional and barrier coatings for paper market is to reach valuation of around US$ 2.4 billion by 2027, continuous rising demand for functional and barrier coating for paper in packaging applications is anticipated to drive growth of the global market. The use of barrier coating in place of adding barrier layers on paper cuts down production costs, and saves time within the supply chain.

Functional and barrier coatings are applied on paper with various barrier and functional materials to enhance the performance of paper. Functional and barrier coatings provide barrier to oil, water vapors, grease, and enhance printing capabilities of paper & paperboard products. Paper & paperboard are prominently used for foodservice disposables, printing, and packaging applications. Consumers demand products that are clean, dry, and damage-free. Functional and barrier coatings for paper & paperboard as a substrates prevent the permeation of water vapor, solvents, fatty acids, oils, or other substances that might hamper the quality of products over a different range of temperatures and conditions. Use of functional and barrier coatings for paper improves the performance and durability of paper for packaging and printing applications.

Fiber-based Systems Use Repulpable Paper to Offer Unique Packaging Solutions

Repulpable paper packaging is another concern for manufacturers in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market. Renewed focus on paper materials has increased awareness about eco-friendly fiber-based solutions that are replacing plastic straws, disposable cups, bottles, and the likes. Companies in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market are increasing their efficacy in technologies that replace paraffin wax in paper materials and are exploring techniques that replace fluorocarbon for grease barriers in food-service applications.

Companies in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market are introducing novel materials such as barrier biowaxes that are not only used in food and beverages but also in other applications. They are streamlining their production activities to produce final system designs consisting of one to three different coatings that serve different functions, as per the end producers’ requirements. The trend of fiber-based materials is gaining the attention of manufacturers in order to contribute toward the development of repulpable paper materials.

Packaging Innovations in Water-based Barrier Coatings to Drive Market

The functional and barrier coatings for paper market is largely fragmented, since tier 2 regional and local companies account for ~70-75% of the market share. Thus, leading players are facing tough competition from emerging players. However, lack of clarity and understanding toward regulations pose as a challenge for market players. For instance, Asia Pacific accounts for the share of the functional and barrier coatings for paper market. India being one of the fastest growing economies in Asia Pacific faces challenges when it comes to compliance with regulations. This phenomenon has stunted the pace of innovation in India functional and barrier coatings for paper market.

In order to increase awareness about regulations in the India functional and barrier coatings for paper market, manufacturers are leading by example and are increasing R&D to develop water-based barrier coatings to promote sustainability. These novel innovations are replacing conventional plastic bags and cups.

Environment-friendly Packaging with Barrier Coatings Fight Plastic Waste

Companies in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market are looking beyond linear economy models, and are increasing efforts to fight plastic waste. For instance, Japanese manufacturer of materials, Kuraray, revealed that the company is aiming to fight plastic waste by introducing environment-friendly packaging with barrier coatings, such as EXCEVAL™ to increase the availability of packaging solutions for the paper industry.

Since plastic is causing strain on the environment, manufacturers in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market are introducing innovative packaging materials to address this issue. The aim to achieve reusable and recyclable plastic packaging by 2030 in the European Union is garnering the attention of manufacturers in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market. Thus, to create solutions in the current scenario, manufacturers are leveraging the advantages of specialty papers to contribute toward environment-friendly packaging solutions. Manufacturers in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market are increasing research efforts to develop high-performance barrier coatings using copolymers as a potential alternative to conventional plastic materials.

Asia Pacific and Europe to Dominate Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper Market

Geographically, the Asia Pacific holds nearly half of the total market share, in terms of revenue, of the global functional and barrier coatings for paper market, and this market in the region is projected to witness substantial growth in the near future. The functional and barrier coatings for paper market in India is anticipated to exhibit a substantial CAGR during the forecast period, attributable to the presence of a large pool of suppliers and manufacturers in the country. Europe is anticipated to grow by 1.2x of its current value by the end of 2023. Italy, Germany, and Russia are anticipated to create cumulative incremental revenue opportunity of US$ 66 Mn by 2023. The functional and barrier coatings for paper market is expected to have an overall positive outlook in the near future.

Competition Analysis

In the global market research report for functional and barrier coatings for paper, the competition landscape is discussed comprehensively. Key market players profiled in the functional and barrier coatings for paper market report are Cortec Corporation, Sierra Coating Technologies LLC, Stora Enso Oyj, Michelman, Inc., Coatings & Adhesives Corp, Omnova Solutions Inc., Cattie Adhesive Solutions Llc, SNP, Inc., ALTANA Group, CH-Polymers Oy, Sonoco Products Company, Koninklijke DSM NV, BASF SE, and Dow Chemical Company.


By Coating Type

  • Pigment Coating
  • UV Coating
  • Wax Coating
    • Natural Wax Coating
    • Synthetic Wax Coating
  • Poly Coating
    • Epoxy Coating
    • Vinyl Coating
    • Phenolic Coating
    • Acrylic Coating
    • Others (PET, Polyolefin)

By Application

  • Packaging
    • Corrugated Boxes
    • Folding Cartons
    • Labels & Tags
  • Printing
    • Banknotes
    • Passport & Visa Papers
    • Lottery & Gaming Papers
    • Stamp Papers
    • Ticket & Voucher Papers
  • Food Service Disposables
    • Plates
    • Cups & Glasses
    • Trays & Clamshells
    • Bowls & Tubs

 By End Use

  • Food
    • Meat, Poultry, and Seafood
    • Dairy Products
    • Fruits & Vegetables
    • Soups & Sauces
    • Ready-to-eat Meals
    • Other Food Products
  • Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Homecare & Toiletries
  • Personal Care & Cosmetics
  • Banking & Financial Institutions

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • U.K.
    • Nordic Countries
    • Russia
    • Poland
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • Northern Africa
    • South Africa
    • Turkey
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

The Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2016 to 2027. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Functional and Barrier Coatings for Paper are as follows:

  • History Year: 2016-2019
  • Base Year: 2019
  • Estimated Year: 2020
  • Forecast Year 2020 to 2027

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- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
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- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

Market Size Estimation

Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).

The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.

Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.

Primary Sources

 In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2016-2019) and forecast (2020-2027);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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