Flexitanks Market Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2026

Apr 2018| TMR524A| Transparency

Report Highlights

Flexitanks Market – Overview

Flexitanks are polymer bags generally made up of polyethylene and polypropylene, used for transportation of bulk quantities of liquids. Single-use, multilayer flexitanks are among the significantly used types of flexitanks due to several advantages offered by them. Edible liquids such as wine and fruit juices and edible oils such as palm oil, cotton seed oil, coconut oil, crude palm kernel & babassu oil, etc. are heavily exported liquids in flexitanks. Polyethylene forms a major material, by weight, in the overall construction of flexitanks. LLDPE is the polyethylene type primarily used to manufacture flexitanks. All these segments are anticipated to continue to dominate the flexitanks market during the forecast period.

Flexitanks offer several advantages when transporting large quantities of liquids. They prove to be very economical as compared to other alternatives when transporting bulk quantities of liquids in a 20-feet container. Due to this, the demand for flexitanks has been rising significantly in the past few years and is anticipated to continue to rise during the forecast period. Furthermore, the demand for edible liquids and their trade have been increasing significantly, owing to the rise in global population. This is anticipated to drive the flexitanks market.

This report analyzes and forecasts the market for flexitanks at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on volume (Units) and revenue (US$ Mn) from 2018 to 2026, considering 2017 as the base year. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global flexitanks market. It also covers impact of these drivers and restraints on demand for flexitanks during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the flexitanks market at the global and regional level.

The report includes detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global flexitanks market. Porter’s Five Forces model for the flexitanks market has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape in the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein products and application are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

The study provides a decisive view of the global flexitanks market by segmenting it in terms of product, type, material, and application. In terms of product, the flexitanks market can be classified into monolayer, bi-layer, and multilayer. Based on type, the flexitanks market can be categorized into single use and reusable. In terms of material, the flexitanks market can be divided into polyethylene, polypropylene, and other materials. Based on application, the market can be segmented into food grade liquids, non-hazardous chemicals, industrial liquids, agricultural liquids, and others. These segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends. Regional segmentation includes current and forecast demand for flexitanks in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

The report provides the actual market size of flexitanks for 2017 and estimated market size for 2018, with forecast for the next eight years. The global flexitanks market has been provided in terms of volume and revenue. Market volume has been defined in units and revenue in US$ Mn. Market numbers have been estimated based on product, type, material, and application of flexitanks. Market volume and size have been provided in terms of global, regional, and country level markets.

The report comprises profiles of major companies operating in the global flexitanks market. Key players in the flexitanks market are Trans Ocean Bulk Logistics Ltd., Braid Logistics UK, Trust Flexitanks, and Qingdao Global Flexitank Logistics etc. Market players have been profiled in terms of attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, and recent developments.

The global Flexitanks market has been segmented as follows:

Flexitanks Market, by Product

Monolayer
Bi-layer
Multilayer
Flexitanks Market, by Type

Single Use
Reusable
Flexitanks Market, by Material

Polyethylene
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
Polypropylene
Others
Flexitanks Market: by Application

Food Grade Liquids
Non-hazardous Chemicals
Industrial Liquids
Agricultural Liquids
Others
Flexitanks Market: Regional Analysis

North America
U.S.
Canada
Latin America
Brazil
Mexico
Rest of Latin America
Europe
Germany
U.K.
France
Italy
Spain
Russia & CIS
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
China
India
Malaysia
Other ASEAN
Rest of Asia Pacific
Middle East & Africa (MEA)
GCC
Iran
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
Key Takeaways

The flexitanks market is anticipated to expand at a significant rate due to increasing demand for edible liquids and their growing trade
Flexitanks provide several advantages over alternatives and prove to be very economical as compared to other bulk packaging products
Multilayer, single-use flexitanks are the most preferred type across the globe. They are anticipated to continue their dominance during the forecast period.
Loss of cargo due to leakage is one of the major concerns during the export of liquids. These incidents primarily occur due to adoption of improper ways of installation and loading in flexitanks. Fitting operations should ideally be carried out by a person or organization having technical expertise and knowhow about flexitanks. Thus, flexitank manufacturers have the opportunity to forward integrate their operations and provide fitting services of flexitanks in containers. Some of the existing players have integrated operations with respect to flexitank manufacturing and fitting services.
Polyethylene forms the major material, by weight, in the overall construction of flexitanks. In terms of application, the food grade liquids segment is anticipated to dominate the market during the forecast period.
Asia Pacific is anticipated to dominate the market and expand at a significant rate during the forecast period

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