During the financial crisis there was a lot of uncertainty regarding the market by the investors and consumers. The retail markets were hit pretty hard by the lesser disposable incomes of the consumers. As the unemployment rate grew up so did the retail market go down.
The markets have improved now, with the USA GDP increasing by 4.2% in the second quarter of 2014. With the financial stability coming in, the unemployment rate also has also gone down. So the consumers are having more disposable income to spend. This has helped the retail market in the North America region.
In North America there is a lot of demand for packed and frozen foods. Flexible packaging is used heavily in this market. So in North American region, Flexible packaging market thrives.
With the advent of e-commerce companies like EBay and Amazon, it changed the way consumers looked at shopping. To send products from warehouse of the consumers requires special packaging so that the goods do not get damaged. So theflexible packaging market has helped the e-commerce companies in a huge way.
Manufacturers across the globe mainly face two challenges. One is to maintain environmental regulations and the other is to reduce costs to minimum. To meet both the challenges as well as keep customers happy, they need to deliver products in robust and attractive packaging, which serves their cause of selling the product.
The key determining factors of packaging are varying consumer trends, light weight of the products, different sizes, shelf life and ease of recycling. Flexible packaging helps in addressing these concerns and that is why it is being widely adopted for several products across different industries. Increasing demand for packaged foods is also one of the major growth drivers of this industry. The companies are also looking to serve bottom of the pyramid to expand their operations. For this, they require smallest of packaging solutions to meet the customer needs.
The major concerns with this market are that the economy is still sluggish. Still thousands of people are unemployed. USA Government foresees the growth to start by 2016.
The investors should not be bumped by these concerns because new companies like Alibaba are going to invest in the American markets. So the investments into this region have started growing with companies from Asia Pacific and European region looking to expand its Northern American operations.
Some of the key vendors mentioned in the report are Amcor, Mondi Group, SIT Group, Wipak Group and Automated Packaging Systems. Some other companies which are serving the market in their own innovative way, mentioned in the report are Rollprint Packaging Products, Paharpur 3P and PERUPLAST S.A.
Reasons to buy this report
1) Report gives complete market insights, the driving forces of the market, the challenges market faces, about different flexible packaging technologies and their applications
2) It gives market trends of type of flexible packaging technology and by applications
3) A complete market breakdown has been done by different countries along with the country level segmentation to give a detailed picture of the market in that particular region
4) The report also gives information of major vendors of flexible packaging products, their existing share in the market, strategies they adopt along with the major products, financials, recent developments and profile of these vendors.
Who is this report useful to?
1) Vendors who are into manufacturing of these products as they can get an overview of what competitors are doing and also which markets they can look forward to expand their operations
2) Processed food suppliers in need of better understanding of different technologies and products
3) Investors who are willing to invest in this market
4) Consultants who can have readymade analysis to guide their clients
5) Anyone who wants to know more about this market
1.1 Key Findings
1.2 Research Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Market Overview
3.2 Factors Driving the Market
3.2.1 Longer Shelf Life and Changing Lifestyle of People
3.2.2 New Innovative Products
3.2.3 Increasing Disposable Income across Different Geographies
3.3 Factors Restraining the Market
3.3.1 Concerns about the environment and recycling
3.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.5 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products or Services
3.5.5 Competitive Rivalry among Existing Competitors
4. Technology Overview
4.1 Technology Snapshot
4.3 Different Types of Flexible Packaging Available in Market
4.3.2 Flexible Foams
4.3.3 Paper Products
4.3.4 Metallic Packaging
4.3.5 Cloth Packaging
5. North America Flexible Packaging Market by Food Products – Forecasts, Share and Trends
5.1.1 Market Share and Forecasts
5.1.2 Market Analysis
5.2 Processed Fish, Meat and Egg Products
5.2.1 Market Share and Forecasts
5.2.2 Market Analysis
5.3.1 Market Share and Forecasts
5.3.2 Market Analysis
5.4 Meals & Meal Centers
5.4.1 Market Share and Forecasts
5.4.2 Market Analysis
5.5 Pet Food
5.5.1 Market Share and Forecasts
5.5.2 Market Analysis
5.6 Fruit and Vegetables
5.6.1 Market Share and Forecasts
5.6.2 Market Analysis
5.7.1 Market Share and Forecasts
5.7.2 Market Analysis
6. North America Flexible Packaging Market by Packaging Materials – Share and Trends
6.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.2 Flexible Foams
6.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.3 Paper Products
6.3.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.4 Metallic Packaging
6.4.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.5 Cloth Packaging
6.5.2 Market Share and Forecast
7. North America Flexible Packaging Market by End User Industry
7.1.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.1.2 Analyst View
7.2.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.2.2 Analyst View
7.3.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.3.2 Analyst View
7.4.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.4.2 Analyst View
7.5 Personal Care
7.5.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.5.2 Analyst View
7.6 Household Care
7.6.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.6.2 Analyst View
7.7.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.7.2 Analyst View
7.8.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.8.2 Analyst View
7.9.1 Market Share and Forecast
7.9.2 Analyst View
8.North America Flexible Packaging Market Forecast, Trends and Share by Geographical Regions
8.1 North America
8.1.1 United States
8.1.4 Analyst View
9. North America Flexible Packaging Vendor Market Share
10. Competitive Intelligence and Profiles of Flexible Packaging Vendors
10.1.2 Major Products and Services
10.1.4 Recent Developments
10.2 Mondi Group
10.2.2 Major Products and Services
10.2.4 Recent Developments
10.3 SIT Group
10.3.2 Major Products and Services
10.3.4 Recent Developments
10.4 Wipak Group
10.4.2 Major Products and Services
10.4.4 Recent Developments
10.5 Automated Packaging Systems
10.5.2 Major Products and Services
10.5.4 Recent Developments
10.6 Fres-co System USA
10.6.2 Major Products and Services
10.6.4 Recent Developments
10.7 Glenroy Inc.
10.7.2 Major Products and Services
10.7.4 Recent Developments
10.8 Innovia Films
10.8.2 Major Products and Services
10.8.4 Recent Developments
10.9 OxySense, Inc.
10.9.2 Major Products and Services
10.9.4 Recent Developments
10.10 Phoenix Closures
10.10.2 Major Products and Services
10.10.4 Recent Developments
10.11 Printpack Inc.
10.11.2 Major Products and Services
10.11.4 Recent Developments
10.12 Belmark, Inc.
10.12.2 Major Products and Services
10.12.4 Recent Developments
10.13 JL Packaging Corporation
10.13.2 Major Products and Services
10.13.4 Recent Developments
10.14 Oracle Packaging
10.14.2 Major Products and Services
10.14.4 Recent Developments
10.15 Prolamina Corporation
10.15.2 Major Products and Services
10.15.4 Recent Developments
11. The Challengers
11.1 Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
11.2 Paharpur 3P
11.3 PERUPLAST S.A.
11.4 CL&D Graphics, Inc.
11.5 Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.
12. Investment Analysis
12.1 Recent Mergers and Acquisitions
12.2 Investor Outlook
13. Future of North American Flexible Packaging Market
List of Figures
List of Tables
- Automated Packaging Systems
- Belmark, Inc.
- CL&D Graphics, Inc.
- Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.
- Fres-co System USA
- Glenroy Inc.
- Innovia Films
- JL Packaging Corporation
- Mondi Group
- Oracle Packaging
- OxySense, Inc.
- PERUPLAST S.A.
- Paharpur 3P
- Phoenix Closures
- Printpack Inc.
- Prolamina Corporation
- Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
- SIT Group
- Wipak Group