Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market is valued approximately USD XX million in 2021 and is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than XX % over the forecast period 2022-2028. The Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene can be defined as derivative of the thermoplastic polyethylene. It is semicrystalline polymer and offers several advantages such as high tough and durability, Low friction, abrasion resistance, chemical resistance, low moisture absorption and high farcicality among others. The rising medical aesthetics industry and increasing demand for end use applications as well as recent expansion activities from leading market players are factors that are accelerating the global market demand. For instance, according to Statista – In 2019, China’s medical aesthetics market was estimated at USD 26.54 billion, and this amount is projected to cross USD 44.98 billion figure by 2023 . Furthermore, in November 2019, Honeywell announced to increase production capacity of its proprietary Spectra® to meet increasing demand from military and defense sector. Spectra fiber is made from ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), and would be utilized in advanced armor applications. This fiber expansion demonstrates Honeywell’s commitment to boost the supply to meet the growing need for superior protective gear globally. Also, increasing demand from defense industry and growing incidences of joint replacement surgeries are anticipated to act as a catalyzing factor for the market demand during the forecast period. However, volatile cost of raw materials impedes the growth of the market over the forecast period of 2022-2028.
The key regions considered for the global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market study include Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Rest of the World. North America is the leading region across the world in terms of market share owing to the growing healthcare sector and increasing number of prosthetics surgeries in the region. Whereas, Asia Pacific is anticipated to exhibit a significant growth rate over the forecast period 2022-2028. Factors such as increasing incidences of joint replacement surgeries and growing defense industry in the region, would create lucrative growth prospects for the Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market across the Asia Pacific region.
Major market players included in this report are:
LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
Koninklijke DSM N.V.
China Petrochemical Corporation
Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group
LianLe Chemical Corporation
Crown Plastics, Inc.
Asahi Kasei Corporation
Dotmar Engineering Plastics
The objective of the study is to define market sizes of different segments & countries in recent years and to forecast the values to the coming eight years. The report is designed to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the industry within each of the regions and countries involved in the study. Furthermore, the report also caters the detailed information about the crucial aspects such as driving factors & challenges which will define the future growth of the market. Additionally, the report shall also incorporate available opportunities in micro markets for stakeholders to invest along with the detailed analysis of competitive landscape and product offerings of key players. The detailed segments and sub-segment of the market are explained below:
By Product Type
Medical Grade & Prosthetics
Medical Grade & Prosthetics
Rest of the World
Furthermore, years considered for the study are as follows:
Historical year – 2018, 2019, 2020
Base year – 2021
Forecast period – 2022 to 2028
Target Audience of the Global Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market in Market Study:
Key Consulting Companies & Advisors
Large, medium-sized, and small enterprises
Value-Added Resellers (VARs)
Third-party knowledge providers