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 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.
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 report gives a detailed overview of the different kinds of films manufactured and segmented based on their application and type. Country wise break up forecasting the market size, growth has been given. The countries from this region include Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Chile and Venezuela. There is a growing adoption of solar control window films ion he region, which is driven by rising concerns about environment and health. Brazil accounts for the highest share in the region in 2015.
Companies profiled in the solar control window films market report include 3M, Eastman Chemical Company, Garware Suncontrol, Hanita Coatings, Madico, Solar Gard - Saint Gobain, and Thermolite.
Market analysis for the South America 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 South America 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. South America Solar Control Window Films Market
3.1 History of Solar Control Window Films Market
3.2 Types of Solar Window Film
3.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.4 Technology Roadmap
4. Industry Attractiveness Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.2 Bargaining Powers of Buyers
4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4 Threat of Substitute Products 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 Growing Concerns regarding UV Protection
6. Market Segmentation and Analysis
6.1 By Application
6.1.4 Graphics & Decorative
6.2 By Type
6.2.1 Clear (non-reflective)
6.2.2 Dyed (non-reflective)
6.2.3 Vacuum Coated (reflective)
6.3 By Film Material
7. Regional Market Analysis
7.6 Rest of South America
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Market Share Analysis
8.2 Mergers & Acquisitions Analysis
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8.4 Joint Ventures, Collaboration, and Agreements
9. Future Industry Outlook
10. Company Profiles
10.2 CHB Industries
10.3 Decorative Films, LLC.
10.4 Eastman Chemical Company
10.5 Garware Suncontrol
10.6 Hanita Coatings
10.7 Johnson Window Films
10.11 Solar Control Films Inc.
10.12 Solar Gard - Saint Gobain
10.14 V-Kool USA