2022-2027 Global and Regional Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes Industry Status and Prospects Professional Market Research Report Standard Version

The global Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes market was valued at 17.93 Million USD in 2021 and will grow with a CAGR of 9.01% from 2021 to 2027, based on Research newly published report.

The prime objective of this report is to provide the insights on the post COVID-19 impact which will help market players in this field evaluate their business approaches. Also, this report covers market segmentation by major market verdors, types, applications/end users and geography(North America, East Asia, Europe, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Africa, Oceania, South America).


UHMWPE is comprised of extremely long molecules (chains) of polyethylene oriented in the same direction, which results in large areas of overlap between the molecules. This overlap greatly increases the bond between the molecules and thereby, the strength of the fibre is greatly increased. When rope is manufactured using this fibre, extremely high strengths can be achieved.Dyneema® is the premium brand for Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene fibre.

UHMWPE (Ultra High Molecular Weight PolyEthylene), also known as HMPE (High Modulus PolyEthylene) or HPPE (High Performance PolyEthylene), is a polyolefin resin of very high molecular weight (mass) usually between 2 and 6 million g/mol with extremely long chains produced by gel spinning (wet or dry methods). The longer chain serves to transfer load more effectively to the polymer backbone by strengthening intermolecular interactions. This results in a very tough material, with the highest impact strength of any thermoplastic presently made. UHMWPE is odorless, tasteless, and nontoxic. It is highly resistant to corrosive chemicals except oxidizing acids, has extremely low moisture absorption (Hydrophobic), very low coefficient of friction, self-lubricating and highly resistant to abrasion, in some forms being 15 times more resistant to abrasion than carbon steel. Its coefficient of friction is significantly lower than that of nylon and acetal, and is comparable to that of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE, Teflon), but UHMWPE has better abrasion resistance than PTFE.

UHMWPE material floats in water thus gaining another advantage over many other materials such as Polyester, Nylon, Aramids and LCP. UHMWPE ropes are increasingly replacing steel and conventional fibers in the shipping and offshore businesses of oil & gas, aquaculture, wind mills and cables and lately, experimentally, in ships` cranes. These high performance ropes are stronger than steel and ~1/8 of the weight of comparable steel wires. UHMWPE ropes is driven by customers` and end-users` needs for lightweight, sustainable solutions that offer extreme durability coupled with improved safety and ergonomics.

UHMWPE products typically replace traditional materials such as steel and aramid. The leading companies own the advantages on better performance, more abundant product`s types, better technical and impeccable after-sales service. Consequently, they take the majority of the market share of high-end market. Looking to the future years, the slow downward price trend in recent years will maintain. As competition intensifies, prices gap between different brands will go narrowing. Similarly, there will be fluctuation in gross margin. The industry is expected to remain innovation-led, with frequent acquisitions and strategic alliances adopted as the key strategies by the players to increase their industry presence.

Market stays in mature period with a clear concentration. Meanwhile, optimize product mix and further develop value-added capabilities to maximize margins. Manufacturers can take advantage of this situation by reinforcing their production units and supply-chains to avoid any delay in production turn-around-times (TAT) and supply-lead-times. Significant and lasting barriers make entry into this market difficult.

These barriers include, but are not limited to:

(i) product development costs;

(ii) capital requirements;

(iii) intellectual property rights;

(iv) regulatory requirement; and

(v) Transitions` unfair methods of competition.

Despite the presence of competition problems, due to the global recovery trend is clear, investors are still optimistic about this area, the future will still have more new investment enter the field. Even so, the market is intensely competitive .The study group recommends the new entrants just having money but without technical advantage and upstream and downstream support do not to enter into this field.

By Market Verdors:

  • Lankhorst (WireCo)
  • Samson
  • Bridon
  • English Braids
  • Marlow Ropes
  • Katradis
  • Southern Ropes
  • Taizhou Hongda
  • Jiangsu Shenyun
  • Hunan Zhongtai
  • Ningbo Dacheng
  • Rope Technology
  • Juli Sling

By Types:

  • 3 Strand
  • 8 Strand
  • 12 Strand

By Applications:

  • Aviation and Military
  • Industrial
  • Ocean
  • Leisure

Key Indicators Analysed

Market Players & Competitor Analysis: The report covers the key players of the industry including Company Profile, Product Specifications, Production Capacity/Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin 2016-2027 & Sales with a thorough analysis of the market’s competitive landscape and detailed information on vendors and comprehensive details of factors that will challenge the growth of major market vendors.

Global and Regional Market Analysis: The report includes Global & Regional market status and outlook 2016-2027. Further the report provides break down details about each region & countries covered in the report. Identifying its sales, sales volume & revenue forecast. With detailed analysis by types and applications.

Market Trends: Market key trends which include Increased Competition and Continuous Innovations.

Opportunities and Drivers: Identifying the Growing Demands and New Technology

Porters Five Force Analysis: The report provides with the state of competition in industry depending on five basic forces: threat of new entrants, bargaining power of suppliers, bargaining power of buyers, threat of substitute products or services, and existing industry rivalry.

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Table of content

Chapter 1 Industry Overview

1.1 Definition

1.2 Assumptions

1.3 Research Scope

1.4 Market Analysis by Regions

1.4.1 North America Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.2 East Asia Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.3 Europe Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.4 South Asia Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.5 Southeast Asia Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.6 Middle East Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.7 Africa Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.8 Oceania Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.4.9 South America Market States and Outlook (2022-2027)

1.5 Global Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes Market Size Analysis from 2022 to 2027

1.5.1 Global Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes Market Size Analysis from 2022 to 2027 by Consumption Volume

1.5.2 Global Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes Market Size Analysis from 2022 to 2027 by Value

1.5.3 Global Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes Price Trends Analysis from 2022 to 2027

1.6 COVID-19 Outbreak: Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes Industry Impact

Chapter 2 Global Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Ropes (UHMWPE) Ropes Competition by Types, Applications, and Top Regions and Countries

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