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Global UHMWPE Market: By Product Type: Medical Grade and Prosthetics, Sheets, Rods, Others; By Application: Medical Grade and Prosthetics, Filtration, Fibres, Batteries, Additives, Others; By End Use; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2017-2027); Market Dynamics; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global UHMWPE Market Outlook

The global UHMWPE market attained a value of more than USD 1.83 billion in 2021. The market is further expected to grow in the forecast period of 2022-2027 at a CAGR of 12.3% to reach a value above USD 3.67 billion by 2027.

 

The Growing Demand for Different UHMWPE Products to Bolster the Growth of the Market

Based on product type, the UHMWPE sheets is expected to account for a significant share in the market, owing to their increasing application in tanks and containers, food storage containers, laboratory equipment, disposable formed products, surface structures, vacuum-formed end caps and tops, and moisture barrier, among others. Over the forecast period, the growth of this segment is anticipated to be driven by the growing awareness about the various benefits of the product, including durability, easy fabrication, chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, electrical properties, and low coefficient of friction, etc.

 

Global UHMWPE Market

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These sheets are a crucial component in the medical and healthcare industry and are used in various mechanical equipment, thereby favouring the overall growth of the market. Apart from this, the UHMWPE rods occupy a considerable share in the market, and are likely to gain traction over the forecast period, owing to the abrasion and chemical resistance, which makes them an appropriate alternative to the metal wires and cables in corrosive environments. These are some of the factors providing impetus to the market.

 

UHMWPE: Market Segmentation

Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) refers to a subset of thermoplastic polyethylene, and is odourless, tasteless, and non-toxic. The product has a high intermolecular interaction, which results in the formation of a very tough material. UHMWPE is mainly used in the biomedical and healthcare industry.

Based on product type, the market is divided into:

  • Medical Grade and Prosthetics
  • Sheets
  • Rods
  • Others

The significant applications of the product include:

  • Medical Grade and Prosthetics
  • Filtration
  • Fibres
  • Batteries
  • Additives
  • Membranes
  • Others

By end use, the market is segmented into:

  • Healthcare
  • Food and Beverage
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Others

The regional markets for the product include North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

 

Rising Demand for UHMWPE from the Medical and Healthcare Sector to Boost the Market Growth

The global market for UHMWPE is driven by the rising application of the product in the medical and healthcare industry. UHMWPE is a crucial component for the medical implant material and mechanical equipment in the medical industry. The product is applied in artificial hips, knees, shoulders, elbows, wrists, ankles, and spinal disks. In addition to this, UHMWPE sheets and rods are used in the process of producing orthopaedic implants. Moreover, technical advancements have led to improvements in prosthetics, longer lifespan, and comfort for patients, which has been promoting joint replacement surgeries. This is surging the demand for UHMWPE products in the healthcare industry and stimulating the market growth.

 

Key Industry Players in the Global UHMWPE Market

The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global UHMWPE market, covering their competitive landscape, capacity, and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, and investments, expansions of capacity, and plant turnarounds:

  • Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group
  • Celanese Corporation
  • LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
  • Koninklijke Dsm N.V.
  • China Petrochemical Corporation
  • Shanghai Lianle Chemical Industry Science and Technology Co. Ltd
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Others

The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the market based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis.

 

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2021
Historical Period 2017-2021
Forecast Period 2022-2027
Scope of the Report Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical
and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- Product Type, Application, End Use, Region
Breakup by Product Type Medical Grade and Prosthetics, Sheets, Rods, Others
Breakup by Application Medical Grade and Prosthetics, Filtration, Fibres, Batteries, Additives, Membranes, Others
Breakup by End Use  Healthcare, Food and Beverage, Mechanical Equipment, Aerospace and Defence, Others
Breakup by Region North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Market Dynamics SWOT, Porter's Five Forces, Key Indicators for Price and Demand
Price Analysis Historical and Forecast Price Trends- Regional
Competitive Landscape Market Structure, Company Profiles- Company Overview, Product Portfolio, Demographic Reach and Achievements, Certifications
Companies Covered Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group, Celanese Corporation,
LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., Koninklijke Dsm N.V., China Petrochemical
Corporation, Shanghai Lianle Chemical Industry Science and Technology Co. Ltd, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Others
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*At Expert Market Research, we strive to always give you current and accurate information. The numbers depicted in the description are indicative and may differ from the actual numbers in the final EMR report.

1    Preface
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Opportunities and Challenges in the Market
8    Global UHMWPE Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global UHMWPE Historical Market (2017-2021) 
    8.3    Global UHMWPE Market Forecast (2022-2027)
    8.4    Global UHMWPE Market by Product Type
        8.4.1    Medical Grade and Prosthetics
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.2    Sheets
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.3    Rods
            8.4.3.1    Market Share
            8.4.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.4    Others
    8.5    Global UHMWPE Market by Application
        8.5.1    Medical Grade and Prosthetics
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.2    Filtration
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.3    Fibres
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.4    Batteries
            8.5.4.1    Market Share
            8.5.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.5    Additives
            8.5.5.1    Market Share
            8.5.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.6    Membranes
            8.5.6.1    Market Share
            8.5.6.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.6.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.7    Others
    8.6    Global UHMWPE Market by End Use 
        8.6.1    Healthcare
            8.6.1.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.6.2    Food and Beverage
            8.6.2.1    Market Share
            8.6.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.6.3    Mechanical Equipment
            8.6.3.1    Market Share
            8.6.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.6.4    Aerospace and Defence
            8.6.4.1    Market Share
            8.6.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.6.5    Others
    8.7    Global UHMWPE Market by Region       
        8.7.1    North America
            8.7.1.1    Market Share
            8.7.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.7.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.2    Europe
            8.7.2.1    Market Share
            8.7.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.7.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.3    Asia Pacific
            8.7.3.1    Market Share
            8.7.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.7.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.4    Latin America
            8.7.4.1    Market Share
            8.7.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.7.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.5    Middle East and Africa
            8.7.5.1    Market Share
            8.7.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.7.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
9    North America UHMWPE Market Analysis
    9.1    United States of America 
        9.1.1    Market Share
        9.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        9.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    9.2    Canada
        9.2.1    Market Share
        9.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        9.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
10    Europe UHMWPE Market Analysis
    10.1    United Kingdom
        10.1.1    Market Share
        10.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.2    Germany
        10.2.1    Market Share
        10.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.3    France
        10.3.1    Market Share
        10.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.4    Italy
        10.4.1    Market Share
        10.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.5    Others
11    Asia Pacific UHMWPE Market Analysis
    11.1    China
        11.1.1    Market Share
        11.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.2    Japan
        11.2.1    Market Share
        11.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.3    India
        11.3.1    Market Share
        11.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.4    ASEAN
        11.4.1    Market Share
        11.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.5    Australia
        11.5.1    Market Share
        11.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.6    Others
12    Latin America UHMWPE Market Analysis
    12.1    Brazil
        12.1.1    Market Share
        12.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        12.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    12.2    Argentina
        12.2.1    Market Share
        12.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        12.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    12.3    Mexico
        12.3.1    Market Share
        12.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        12.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    12.4    Others
13    Middle East and Africa UHMWPE Market Analysis
    13.1    Saudi Arabia
        13.1.1    Market Share
        13.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.2    United Arab Emirates
        13.2.1    Market Share
        13.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.3    Nigeria
        13.3.1    Market Share
        13.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.4    South Africa
        13.4.1    Market Share
        13.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.5    Others
14    Market Dynamics
    14.1    SWOT Analysis
        14.1.1    Strengths
        14.1.2    Weaknesses
        14.1.3    Opportunities
        14.1.4    Threats
    14.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        14.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        14.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        14.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        14.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        14.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    14.3    Key Indicators for Demand
    14.4    Key Indicators for Price
15    Value Chain Analysis
16    Price Analysis

    16.1    North America Historical Price Trends (2017-2021) and Forecast (2022-2027)
    16.2    Europe Historical Price Trends (2017-2021) and Forecast (2022-2027)
    16.3    Asia Pacific Historical Price Trends (2017-2021) and Forecast (2022-2027)
    16.4    Latin America Historical Price Trends (2017-2021) and Forecast (2022-2027)
    16.5    Middle East and Africa Historical Price Trends (2017-2021) and Forecast (2022-2027)
17    Competitive Landscape
    17.1    Market Structure
    17.2    Company Profiles
        17.2.1    Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group
            17.2.1.1    Company Overview
            17.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            17.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            17.2.1.4    Certifications
        17.2.2    Celanese Corporation
            17.2.2.1    Company Overview
            17.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            17.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            17.2.2.4    Certifications
        17.2.3    LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
            17.2.3.1    Company Overview
            17.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            17.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            17.2.3.4    Certifications
        17.2.4    Koninklijke Dsm N.V.
            17.2.4.1    Company Overview
            17.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            17.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            17.2.4.4    Certifications
        17.2.5    China Petrochemical Corporation
            17.2.5.1    Company Overview
            17.2.5.2    Product Portfolio
            17.2.5.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            17.2.5.4    Certifications
        17.2.6    Shanghai Lianle Chemical Industry Science and Technology Co. Ltd
            17.2.6.1    Company Overview
            17.2.6.2    Product Portfolio
            17.2.6.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            17.2.6.4    Certifications
        17.2.7    Asahi Kasei Corporation
            17.2.7.1    Company Overview
            17.2.7.2    Product Portfolio
            17.2.7.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            17.2.7.4    Certifications
        17.2.8    Others
18    Key Trends and Developments  in the Market

 

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1    Manufacturing Process
    1.1    Overview
    1.2    Detailed Process Flow
    1.3    Operation Involved
2    Project Requirement and Cost Analysis
    2.1    Land, Location and Site Development
    2.2    Construction
    2.3    Plant Machinery
    2.4    Cost of Raw Material
    2.5    Packaging
    2.6    Transportation
    2.7    Utilities
    2.8    Manpower
    2.9    Other Capital Investment

 

List of Key Figures and Tables

1.    Global UHMWPE Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2027
2.    Global UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Product Type (USD Billion), 2017-2021
3.    Global UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (USD Billion), 2022-2027
4.    Global UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2017-2021
5.    Global UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2022-2027
6.    Global UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by End Use (USD Billion), 2017-2021
7.    Global UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use (USD Billion), 2022-2027
8.    Global UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2017-2021
9.    Global UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2022-2027
10.    North America UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
11.    North America UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
12.    Europe UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
13.    Europe UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
14.    Asia Pacific UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
15.    Asia Pacific UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
16.    Latin America UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
17.    Latin America UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
18.    Middle East and Africa UHMWPE Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
19.    Middle East and Africa UHMWPE Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
20.    North America Historical Price Trends and Forecast 2017-2027
21.    Europe Historical Price Trends and Forecast 2017-2027
22.    Asia Pacific Historical Price Trends and Forecast 2017-2027
23.    Latin America Historical Price Trends and Forecast 2017-2027
24.    Middle East and Africa Historical Price Trends and Forecast 2017-2027
25.    Global UHMWPE Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

In 2021, the global UHMWPE market attained a value of more than USD 1.83 billion.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.3% between 2022 and 2027.

The market is estimated to witness a healthy growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027 to reach above USD 3.67 billion by 2027.

The rising demand for UHMWPE from the medical and healthcare industry, owing to rising application in the production of artificial knees, shoulders, ankles, spinal disks, elbows, and hips, among others, is driving the market growth.

Favourable physical properties of UHMWPE sheets, such as durability, easy fabrication, chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, electrical properties, low coefficient of friction, etc, are expected to guide the market over the forecast period.

The major regions in the industry are North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

The major product types of UHMWPE are medical grade and prosthetics, sheets, and rods, among others.

The significant applications of UHMWPE include medical grade and prosthetics, filtration, fibres, batteries, additives, and membranes, among others.

The major end uses of the product are healthcare, food and beverage, mechanical equipment, and aerospace and defence, among others.

The major players in the industry are Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group, Celanese Corporation, LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., Koninklijke Dsm N.V., China Petrochemical Corporation, Shanghai Lianle Chemical Industry Science and Technology Co. Ltd, and Asahi Kasei Corporation, among others.

Analyst Review

The global UHMWPE market attained a value of more than USD 1.83 billion in 2021, driven by rising applications of the product in the healthcare sector. Aided by the favourable properties of UHMWPE sheets, the market is expected to witness a further growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027, growing at a CAGR of 12.3%. The market is projected to reach over USD 3.67 billion by 2027.

EMR’s meticulous research methodology delves deep into the market, covering the macro and micro aspects of the industry. Based on product type, the market can be divided into medical grade and prosthetics, sheets, and rods, among others. On the basis of application, the market is classified into medical grade and prosthetics, filtration, fibres, batteries, additives, and membranes, among others. By end use, the market is segmented into healthcare, food and beverage, mechanical equipment, and aerospace and defence, among others. The major regional markets for UHMWPE are North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. The key players in the above market include Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group, Celanese Corporation, LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., Koninklijke Dsm N.V., China Petrochemical Corporation, Shanghai Lianle Chemical Industry Science and Technology Co. Ltd, and Asahi Kasei Corporation, among others.

EMR’s research methodology uses a combination of cutting-edge analytical tools and the expertise of their highly accomplished team, thus, providing their customers with market insights that are accurate, actionable, and help them remain ahead of their competition.

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