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Packaging (Plastics) Market Report 2012 Product Image

Packaging (Plastics) Market Report 2012

  • Published: March 2012
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 121 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AMCOR PACKAGING UK LTD
  • DS SMITH PLC
  • FINANCIAL PROFILE
  • LINPAC PACKAGING LTD
  • MACFARLANE GROUP PLC
  • PROMENS PACKAGING LTD
  • MORE

This Key Note Market Report analyses the UK plastic packaging market, currently the fastest growing market in the packaging industry. In 2010, the plastic packaging market experienced growth, following a loss in value as the recession affected demand in both the UK and overseas. The market for plastic packaging was worth £3.7bn in 2011, an increase of 1.4% on the previous year, and a rise of 13.2% on the market size 5 years earlier in 2007.

Packaging is currently the leading application for plastics in the UK, providing packaging for end-use industries such as the food and drink, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, personal care and household care industries. In the majority of these industries plastics have become the most extensively used packaging material and, if this trend continues, they are likely to overtake paper and board as the most popular material in the packaging industry.

Innovation and technological developments within the market remain strong, with manufacturers continuing to increase the performance and reduce the weight of plastic packaging. Environmental issues are now one of the major factors impacting the UK market. Both EU Directives and national legislation READ MORE >

Packaging (Plastics) 2012
Foreword
Executive Summary
Market Definition
REPORT COVERAGE
MARKET SECTORS
By Type of Plastic
By Type of Product
MARKET TRENDS
The Environmental Impact of Packaging
Industry Prices
Convenience
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Population
Gross Domestic Product
Inflation
Unemployment
Household Disposable Income
MARKET POSITION
The UK
Overseas
Market Size
THE TOTAL MARKET
BY PRODUCT SECTOR
Plastic Bags and Sacks
Plastic Carboys, Bottles and Flasks
Plastic Boxes, Cases and Crates
Bottle Caps, Capsules, Stoppers and Lids
Other Products
BY END-USER SECTOR
Food and Drink
Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
Cosmetics and Personal Care
Household Goods
OVERSEAS TRADE
Imports
Exports
Industry Background
RECENT HISTORY
NUMBER OF COMPANIES
EMPLOYMENT
REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE
DISTRIBUTION
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
LEGISLATION
Packaging and Packaging Waste
Climate Change Act
Climate Change Levy
Carbon Reduction Measures
KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
British Plastics Federation
Chemical Industries Association
Flexible Packaging Europe
Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment
Industrial Packaging Association
Packaging and Films Association
Packaging Federation
The Packaging Society
Processing and Packaging Machinery Association
Waste and Resources Action Programme
Competitor Analysis
THE MARKETPLACE
MARKET LEADERS
Amcor Packaging UK Ltd
British Polythene Industries PLC
DS Smith PLC
LINPAC Packaging Ltd
MacFarlane Group PLC
Nampak Plastics Europe Ltd
Promens Packaging Ltd
Rexam PLC
RPC Group PLC
Sharp Interpack Ltd
Veriplast UK Ltd
OUTSIDE SUPPLIERS
Polymer Manufacturers
Machinery Suppliers
MARKETING ACTIVITY
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
Buying Behaviour
INTRODUCTION
MAJOR MARKETS
Food and Drink
Pharmaceuticals
Household Care
Personal Care
Labelling
Current Issues
PRODUCTION INNOVATION
Lighter Packaging
Intelligent/Active Packaging
Nanotechnologies
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Recycling Targets
Plastics
Plastic Bags
The Global Market
INTRODUCTION
THE GLOBAL MARKET
Industry Supply
Consumer Attitudes
EUROPE
THE US
ASIA-PACIFIC
Forecasts
THE ECONOMY
Population
Gross Domestic Product
Inflation
FORECASTS TO
MARKET GROWTH
FUTURE TRENDS
Future Product Development
Environmental Factors
Sustainability
Rising Material Costs
Developing Markets
Company Profiles
INTRODUCTION
DEFINITIONS
Turnover (Sales)
Pre-Tax Profit
Profit Margin
Average Remuneration
Sales per Employee
FURTHER INFORMATION
AMCOR PACKAGING UK LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
BRITISH POLYTHENE INDUSTRIES PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
DS SMITH PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
LINPAC PACKAGING LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
MACFARLANE GROUP PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
NAMPAK PLASTICS EUROPE LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
PROMENS PACKAGING LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
REXAM PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
RPC GROUP PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
SHARP INTERPACK LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
VERIPLAST UK LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
Structure
Recent Developments
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
Further Sources
Associations
Publications
Government Publications
Other Sources
Key Note Sources
Key Note Ltd
Understanding TGI Data
Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade
Standard Region

- AMCOR PACKAGING UK LTD
- BRITISH POLYTHENE INDUSTRIES PLC
- DS SMITH PLC
- LINPAC PACKAGING LTD
- MACFARLANE GROUP PLC
- NAMPAK PLASTICS EUROPE LTD
- PROMENS PACKAGING LTD
- REXAM PLC
- RPC GROUP PLC
- SHARP INTERPACK LTD
- VERIPLAST UK LTD
- FINANCIAL PROFILE

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