The major end-user industries considered in the report are construction, marine, automotive and design (graphic or decorative) industries. Construction industry, which includes commercial and residential buildings construction, accounts for the major share in the market. Solar control window films have been extensively used in commercial and residential buildings since the 1950s as a protective sheet installed on windows. These window films serve a wide variety of purposes like providing protection against damaging ultra violet radiations that can cause fading of fabrics, furnishings or display articles, blocking glare, reducing heat within a building, lowering energy costs by reducing air conditioning needs and providing privacy while making buildings look attractive.
Solar control window films are manufactured mainly from polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a common thermoplastic resin belonging to the polyester family. They are used because of their excellent optical properties and strength. The raw material PET is in the form of pellets that are melted and stretched biaxially into polyester sheets, which are then processed according to its applications.
The market has been further divided into vacuum coated (reflective), clear (non-reflective), dyed (non-reflective), high performance and other films. The vacuum coated films, which consists of reflective metal through vacuum coating process, are majorly used films and account for major share in the market. The market has also been divided into organic, inorganic and ceramic, based on absorber type. The ceramic segment is expected to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period, 2016-2021.
The Europe solar control window film market has been divided into Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain and rest of Europe. There is a growing adoption of solar control window films in the region, which is driven by rising concerns about environment and health. Germany accounts for the highest share in the region and is expected to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
The major companies profiled in the solar control window films market report include 3M, Eastman Chemical Company, Hanita Suncontrol, Madico and Solar Gard - Saint Gobain.
Market analysis for the Europe solar control window films Market, with country specific assessments and competition analysis
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a regional scale
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Europe solar control window films market on regional scale
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market
Insights on the major countries in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
1.2 Research Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Solar Window Film Market
3.1 History of Solar Window Film Market
3.2 Types of Solar Window Film
3.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.4 Technology Roadmap
4. Industry Attractiveness- Porter's 5 Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4 Threat of Substitute Product and Services
4.5 Degree of Competition
5. Market Dynamics
5.1.1 Growing emphasis on reducing carbon footprint
5.1.2 Safety and security
5.2.1 Growing smart glass market
5.2.2 Technical, warranty, and installation issues
5.3.1 Recovering construction industry in Europe
5.3.2 Growing concerns regarding UV protection
6. Market Segmentation and Analysis
6.1 By Application
6.1.4 Graphics or Decorative
6.2 By Type
6.2.1 Clear (non-reflective)
6.2.2 Dyed (non-reflective)
6.2.3 Vacuum coated (reflective)
6.2.4 HIgh Performance and Others
6.3 By Film Material
7. Regional Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)
7.2 United Kingdom
7.7 Rest of Europe
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions Analysis
8.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8.3 Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
8.4 Technological Innovation - Research and Development
9. Company Profiles
9.2 Eastman Chemical Company
9.3 Decorative Films, LLC.
9.4 Johnson Window Films
9.5 Hanita Coatings
9.7 Solar Control Films Inc.
9.8 Solar Gard - Saint Gobain
9.9 Madico Inc.
(* list is not exhaustive)