; Long Chain Polyamide Market Size, Share, Forecast, 2032

Long Chain Polyamide Market

Long Chain Polyamide Market Size, Share, and Analysis, By Type (PA11, PA12, PA610, PA612, and Others), By End Use (Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Industrial Applications, and Others), By Product (High Temperature, Long Chain Specialty Polyamide), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest of the World) And Regional Forecast 2023-2032

Published on: Nov-2023
Report Code: FG CHM 01756
No. of Pages: 170-350
Report Format: PDF

Long Chain Polyamide Market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% in the forecast period (2023-2032), with the market size valued at USD 2.3 billion in 2022 and projected to reach USD 4 billion by 2032.

Product Overview

Long-chain polyamides are a class of polymers defined by the presence of repeated amide (-CONH-) groups along an extended chain structure. These substances have a carbon-rich molecular foundation and are derived from acids and amines. Their composition provides them with exceptional mechanical strength and durability due to which they are widely used in sectors, including textiles, fibers, engineering plastics, and coatings. Long chain polyamides offer unique ability to meet specialized manufacturing demands, making them an essential component in multiple industries such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, and various consumer goods sectors.

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Market Highlights

Long Chain Polyamide Market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period

Long Chain Polyamide Market is projected to reach USD 4 billion, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period, owing to their unique characteristics that meet diverse industrial needs. Long-chain polyamides offers lightweight and durability due to which they are in high demand in sectors such as automotive, electronics, and aerospace. Additionally, the increasing use of long-chain polyamides in consumer goods has contributed to its rising demand. This consistent growth of the market highlights the crucial role of long-chain polyamides across multiple industries, which indicates the expanding footprint of long chain polyamide in several industrial applications.

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Long Chain Polyamide Market Segmentation

PA 12 is expected to have the largest revenue share due to its vital characteristics

Based on Type, Long Chain Polyamide Market is segmented into PA11, PA12, PA610, PA612, and others. PA12 segment accounted for the highest revenue share due to its physical and chemical attributes. Polyamide 12 (PA12) is derived from the chemical molecule Lauro lactam, also referred to as 12-amino lauric acid. It offers superior properties such as high durability, lower melting point, less moisture absorption, and lightweight design. These properties provide PA12 with an edge over other polyamides and are widely used in multiple verticals, including automotives and electronics. Additionally, the inclination toward bio-based products presents promising growth opportunities for the market.

Industrial application segment is expected to grow rapidly

By End-use, Long-chain Polyamide market is typically segmented into Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Industrial Applications, and Others. Among these, the industrial applications segment holds a prominent position within the market. Long-chain polyamides are essential in multiple industrial applications owing to their exceptional mechanical properties and resistance. These characteristics make them highly versatile, enabling their use in various application including production of components and machinery parts. These factors significantly contribute to the growth and dominance of industrial application segment within the long chain polyamide market.

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Market Dynamics

Growth Drivers

Growing Demand for Sustainable Solutions is Driving Market Growth

Long Chain Polyamide market is expanding due to an increasing focus on sustainability and renewable resources. These polyamides are widely used as a substitute in multiple industries such as consumer goods, electronics, and automotive, due to their recyclable and environmentally beneficial qualities. These properties resonate with organizations which are committed to sustainability and contributes to the growth of the market. Additionally, the market expansion aligns with the global trend toward eco-friendly solutions which promotes the use of long-chain polyamides in a variety of applications.

Rising Need for Durable Material in the Automotive Sector will Hasten Market Expansion

Long-chain polyamides, especially PA12, are in high demand across the automotive industry due to an increasing need for lightweight and durable material. These polyamides offer remarkable mechanical properties like increased impact strength, decreased absorption of moisture, and improved resistance to erosion, which are critical for the dynamic automotive sector. These characteristics meet the strict requirements for high-performance parts in cars, making it widely acceptable in the industry. Their ability to address critical engineering needs, while maintaining durability, makes them essential for automotive sector and contributes to the advancements in vehicle manufacturing processes.


Frequent Price Fluctuation of Raw Material is hurting the market

Long-chain polyamides are derived from petrochemical sources, and their production is influenced by fluctuations in the prices of crude oil and other petrochemical feedstocks. When the prices of these raw materials increase, the manufacturing costs of long-chain polyamides rises as well. Additionally, increasing pressure on manufacturers would result in higher consumer prices. Therefore, long-chain polyamide market faces significant challenges due to the volatility of raw material prices, which can be caused by economic and geopolitical issues.

Recent Developments

  • Evonik launched a new deaerator for UV-treated wood treatments in November 2022.
  • Ascend and Foster Corp launched a new medical-grade nylon in December 2022.

Long Chain Polyamide Market

Key Players:

  • Arkema
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • RadiciGroup
  • Solvay S.A.
  • Lanxess AG
  • DSM Engineering Plastics
  • UBE Industries, Ltd.
  • EMS-Chemie Holding AG
  • Domo Chemicals
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation
  • Invista
  • Other Prominent Players (Company Overview, Business Strategy, Key Product Offerings, Financial Performance, Key Performance Indicators, Risk Analysis, Recent Development, Regional Presence, SWOT Analysis)

Regional Analysis

Long Chain Polyamide Market is segmented based on regional analysis into five major regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa. Asia Pacific dominated the long chain polyamide market due to substantial investment and development of end-user industries such as automotive, electrical and electronics, aerospace, and consumer products. The thriving nature of these industries drive the widespread use of long-chain polyamides in a variety of applications and accounts for the region's dominance. Additionally, power outages in developing economies increase the demand for power protection equipment which further expands the market for long chain polyamide.

North America is expected to grow in the forecast period is due to significant expansion of oil and gas industry and increased demand for long-chain polyamide in electrical and electronics sector.

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Impact of Covid-19 on Long Chain Polyamide Market

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the long chain polyamide market owing to the disruptions in supply chains and manufacturing operations. The distribution of long-chain polyamides was hampered by lockdowns and suspended industrial operations. Despite these challenges, demand for medical equipment and personal protective equipment containing Long Chain Polyamides increased which partially compensated for the decline in other sectors. The pandemic highlighted the challenges and opportunities by providing new applications of long chain polyamides.

Long Chain Polyamide Market is further segmented by region into:

  • North America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United States and Canada
  • Latin America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, NORDIC, Russia, Turkey, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – India, China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Australia, and Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – North Africa, Israel, GCC, South Africa, and Rest of MENA

Long Chain Polyamide Market Scope and Segments:



Study Period


Base Year


Forecast Period


Historical Period


Growth Rate

CAGR of 5.9% from 2022-2032


Value (USD Billion)


Main Segments List

By Type

  • PA11
  • PA12
  • PA610
  • PA612
  • Others

By End Use

  • Automotive
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Industrial Applications
  • Others

By Product

  • High Temperature
  • Long Chain Specialty Polyamide

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Long Chain Polyamide Market size was values at USD 2.3 billion in 2022 and is projected to reach the value of USD 4 billion in 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period.

The Long-Chain Polyamide Market supplies high-strength synthetic polymers used in industries like automotive, aerospace, and electronics for durable applications. It's driven by industry demands, technological advancements, and environmental regulations, providing essential materials for modern manufacturing.

The PA 12 segment and the Industrial Application segment accounted for the largest Long Chain Polyamide Market share.

Key players in the Long Chain Polyamide Market include Arkema, BASF SE, DuPont de Nemours, Inc., Evonik Industries AG, Solvay S.A., Lanxess AG, RadiciGroup, DSM Engineering Plastics, UBE Industries, Ltd., EMS-Chemie Holding AG, Domo Chemicals, ,Toray Industries, Inc., Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Invista, and Other Prominent Players.

Growing demand for sustainable solutions and need for durable material in the automotive sector are responsible for driving the Long Chain Polyamide Market.

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