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Converted Flexible Packaging

  • ID: 4533151
  • Report
  • April 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 266 Pages
  • The Freedonia Group
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Converted Flexible Packaging

US demand for converted flexible packaging is projected to increase 2.9% per year through 2023. Ongoing conversion from rigid to flexible packaging formats, due to convenience, lower costs, and sustainability will drive growth.

This report covers converted flexible packaging demand by product, material, and market. Data are given in dollar value and volume.

Products covered in the study include:

Pouches

Bags

Wraps

Other converted flexible packaging (chubs, strip packs)

Markets for rigid bulk packaging include:

Food

baked goods

beverages

candy & confections

dairy products

frozen food

grain mill products

meat, poultry, & seafood

pet food

produce

snack food

other food products

Nonfood

agricultural & horticultural products

chemicals

medical products

paper & textiles

pharmaceuticals

rack & counter

other nonfood products

Materials discussed in the report are:

Plastic

Paper

Aluminum foil

Scope of the Report

This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US converted flexible packaging market including key trends in applications and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018 with forecasts for 2023. Data are provided in both dollar value and volume. Also included is an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $22.8 billion US converted flexible packaging industry. It presents historical data (2008, 2013, and 2018) and forecasts (2023) by product (bags, pouches, wraps, and other), and market – food (baked goods, beverages, candy & confections, dairy products, frozen food, grain mill products, meat, poultry, & seafood, pet food, produce, snack food, and other food products) – and nonfood (agricultural & horticultural products, chemicals, medical products, paper & textiles, pharmaceuticals, rack & counter, and other nonfood products). Materials included in the study are plastic, paper, and aluminum foil. The study also evaluates company market share and competitive analysis on industry competitors including Amcor/Bemis, Berry Global, Mondi Group, Printpack, ProAmpac, Sealed Air, and TC Transcontinental.
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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
2. OVERVIEW
Key Findings
What is Converted Flexible Packaging?
Factors Influencing Converted Flexible Packaging Demand
Competition from Rigid Packaging
Technological Developments
Improving Barrier Properties, Convenience, & Other Performance Features
Machinery & Production Innovation
Customization & Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Automation
Growth of E-Commerce
Source Reduction, Sustainability, & Recyclability
Food & Drug Regulations
Consumer Insights
Preferred Packaging Characteristics
Reclosable & Easy to Use
Eco-Friendly
Novelty & Attractiveness
Packaging Frustrations
Recycling Attitudes
Environmental Responsibility
Recycling Options
Raw Materials
Demand by Material
Plastic Film
Paper
Aluminum Foil
Pricing Trends
Demand by Market
3. PRODUCTS
Key Findings
Demand by Product
Bags
Product Scope & Description
Demand by Market
Pouches
Product Scope & Description
Demand by Market
Wraps
Other Converted Flexible Packaging
4. FOOD MARKETS
Key Findings
Demand by Product
Demand by Material
Demand by Market
Meat, Poultry, & Seafood
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Baked Goods
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Snack Foods
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Produce
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Candy & Confections
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Pet Food
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Dairy Products
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Frozen Food
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Beverages
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Grain Mill Products
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Other Food Markets
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
5. NONFOOD MARKETS
Key Findings
Demand by Product
Demand by Material
Demand by Market
Pharmaceuticals
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Medical Products
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Agricultural & Horticultural Products
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Chemicals
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Paper & Textile Products
Scope
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
Rack & Counter
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Other Nonfood Markets
Scope & Packaging Requirements
Demand by Packaging Product
Suppliers
6. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Key Findings & Industry Composition
Market Share
2018 Market Share
Projected 2019 Market Share
Mergers & Acquisitions
Marketing Strategies
Distribution
Research & Development
Competitive Strategies
Cooperative Agreements
List of Industry Participants
7. APPENDIX
Scope
Definitions
Abbreviations
Freedonia Methodology
Study-Specific Methodology
Sources
Associations & Agencies
Related Studies & Reports
Packaging Industry Trends
Manufacturer Efforts to Address Evolving Consumer Values
Convenience
Sustainability
Product Differentiation
Technology
Macroeconomic Assumptions
Economic Environment
Demographic Trends
Food & Beverage Industry Outlook
Packaging Industry Outlook
LIST OF TABLES
2. OVERVIEW
Table 2-1 - Packaging Features: Consumer Opinions on Reclosable & Easy-to-Use
Features, 2018 (percent of total respondents)
Table 2-2 - Packaging Features: Consumer Opinions on Eco-Friendly Packaging, 2018
(percent of total respondents)
Table 2-3 - Packaging Features: Consumer Opinions on Novelty & Attractiveness,
2018 (percent of total respondents)
Table 2-4 - Consumer Insights: Opinions on Packaging Frustrations, 2018
(percent of total respondents)
Table 2-5 - Consumer Insights: Attitudes on the Environment, 2018 (percent of total
respondents & index)
Table 2-6 - Consumer Insights: Recycling Attitudes, 2018 (percent of total
respondents)
Table 2-7 - Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Material, 2008 – 2023
(million pounds)
Table 2-8 - Plastic Resins Used in Converted Flexible Packaging
Table 2-9 - Paper Types Used in Converted Flexible Packaging
Table 2-10 - Converted Flexible Packaging Prices by Market, 2008 – 2023
(dollars per pound)
Table 2-11 - Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
(million dollars & million pounds)
3. PRODUCTS
Table 3-1 - Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
(million dollars)
Table 3-2 - Bag Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-3 - Pouch Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million units)
Table 3-4 - Wrap Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 3-5 - Other Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
(million dollars)
4. FOOD MARKETS
Table 4-1 - Converted Flexible Food Packaging Demand by Packaging Product, 2008 –
2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-2 - Converted Flexible Food Packaging Demand by Material, 2008 – 2023
(million pounds)
Table 4-3 - Converted Flexible Food Packaging Demand, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 4-4 - Advantages & Disadvantages of Flexible Packaging for Meat, Poultry, &
Seafood
Table 4-5 - Meat, Poultry, & Seafood: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by
Packaging Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-6 - Selected Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Packaging Producers & Flexible
Product Offerings
Table 4-7 - Baked Goods: Converted Flexible Packaging Products Used
Table 4-8 - Baked Goods: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-9 - Selected Baked Goods Packaging Producers & Flexible Product Offerings
Table 4-10 - Snack Foods: Converted Flexible Packaging Products Used
Table 4-11 - Snack Food: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-12 - Selected Snack Food Packaging Producers & Flexible Product Offerings
Table 4-13 - Advantages & Disadvantages of Converted Flexible Packaging Used in
the Produce Market
Table 4-14 - Produce: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging Product,
2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-15 - Selected Produce Packaging Producers & Flexible Product Offerings
Table 4-16 - Candy & Confections: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by
Packaging Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-17 - Candy & Confection: Flexible Packaging Products Used
Table 4-18 - Selected Candy & Confections Packaging Producers & Flexible Product
Offerings
Table 4-19 - Pet Food: Characteristics, Advantages, & Disadvantages of Converted
Flexible Packaging
Table 4-20 - Pet Food: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging Product,
2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-21 - Selected Pet Food Packaging Producers & Flexible Product Offerings
Table 4-22 - Dairy Products: Flexible Packaging Products Used
Table 4-23 - Dairy Products: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-24 - Selected Dairy Product Packaging Producers & Flexible Product Offerings
Table 4-25 - Frozen Foods: Advantages of Selected Flexible Packaging Products
Table 4-26 - Frozen Foods: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-27 - Selected Frozen Food Packaging Producers & Flexible Product Offerings
Table 4-28 - Beverages: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging Product,
2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-29 - Selected Beverage Packaging Producers & Flexible Product Offerings
Table 4-30 - Grain Mill Products: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-31 - Grain Mill Products: Applications of Converted Flexible Packaging
Products
Table 4-32 - Selected Grain Mill Product Packaging Producers & Flexible Product
Offerings
Table 4-33 - Other Food Markets: Characteristics & Applications of Selected
Converted Flexible Packaging Products
Table 4-34 - Other Food Markets: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by
Packaging Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 4-35 - Selected Other Food Product Packaging Producers & Flexible Product
Offerings
5. NONFOOD MARKETS
Table 5-1 - Converted Flexible Nonfood Packaging Demand by Packaging Product,
2008 – 2023 (million dollars)
Table 5-2 - Converted Flexible Nonfood Packaging Demand by Material, 2008 – 2023
(million pounds)
Table 5-3 - Converted Flexible Nonfood Packaging Demand, 2008 – 2023
(million dollars)
Table 5-4 - Pharmaceuticals: Characteristics & Advantages of Converted Flexible
Packaging Products
Table 5-5 - Pharmaceuticals: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 5-6 - Selected Pharmaceutical Packaging Producers & Flexible Product
Offerings
Table 5-7 - Medical Products: Characteristics & Applications of Converted Flexible
Packaging Products
Table 5-8 - Medical Products: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 5-9 - Selected Medical Product Packaging Producers & Flexible Product
Offerings
Table 5-10 - Agricultural & Horticultural Products: Converted Flexible Packaging
Demand by Packaging Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars &
million pounds)
Table 5-11 - Selected Agricultural & Horticultural Product Packaging Producers &
Flexible Product Offerings
Table 5-12 - Chemicals: Characteristics of Converted Flexible Packaging Products
Table 5-13 - Chemicals: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging Product,
2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 5-14 - Selected Chemical Product Packaging Producers & Flexible Product
Offerings
Table 5-15 - Paper & Textile Products: Characteristics & Applications of Converted
Flexible Packaging Products
Table 5-16 - Paper & Textiles: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 5-17 - Selected Paper & Textile Product Packaging Producers & Flexible
Product Offerings
Table 5-18 - Rack & Counter: Competition from Rigid Packaging Formats
Table 5-19 - Rack & Counter: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by Packaging
Product, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars & million pounds)
Table 5-20 - Other Nonfood Markets: Advantages of Converted Flexible Packaging
Products
Table 5-21 - Other Nonfood Markets: Converted Flexible Packaging Demand by
Packaging Product & Application, 2008 – 2023 (million dollars &
million pounds)
6. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Table 6-1 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Sales by Company, 2018 (million dollars)
Table 6-2 - Additional Market Leaders in the US Converted Flexible Packaging Market
Table 6-3 - Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
Table 6-4 - Recent Converted Flexible Packaging Product Launches
Table 6-5 - Description & Assessment of Competitive Strategies in Converted Flexible
Packaging
Table 6-6 - Selected Cooperative Agreements
7. APPENDIX
Table 7-1 - Relevant Industry Codes
Table 7-2 - Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
Table 7-3 - US Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2023 (billion 2012 dollars)
Table 7-4 - US Population & Households, 2008 – 2023 (million persons)
Table 7-5 - Food & Beverage Shipments, 2008 – 2023 (billion dollars)
Table 7-6 - Packaging Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023 (billion dollars)
LIST OF FIGURES
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Figure 1-1 - Key Trends in the US Market for Converted Flexible Packaging
2. OVERVIEW
Figure 2-1 - Key Trends in the US Converted Flexible Packaging Market
Figure 2-2 - Converted Flexible Packaging Demand Share by Material, 2008 – 2023
(million pounds)
3. PRODUCTS
Figure 3-1 - Key Trends in Converted Flexible Packaging Products in the US
Figure 3-2 - Bag Types by Material
Figure 3-3 - Pouch Types by Construction
Figure 3-4 - Selected Wrap Types by Material
Figure 3-5 - Selected Other Converted Flexible Packaging Products
4. FOOD MARKETS
Figure 4-1 - Key Trends in the US Food Market for Converted Flexible Packaging
Figure 4-2 - Meat, Poultry, & Seafood: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by
Product
Figure 4-3 - Baked Goods: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-4 - Snack Food: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-5 - Produce: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-6 - Candy & Confection: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-7 - Pet Food: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-8 - Dairy Products: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-9 - Frozen Foods: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-10 - Beverages: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-11 - Grain Mill Products: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 4-12 - Other Food Markets: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
5. NONFOOD MARKETS
Figure 5-1 - Key Trends in the US Nonfood Market for Converted Flexible Packaging
Figure 5-2 - Pharmaceuticals: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 5-3 - Medical Products: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 5-4 - Agricultural & Horticultural Products: Packaging Examples & Demand
Share by Product
Figure 5-5 - Chemicals: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 5-6 - Paper & Textiles: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 5-7 - Rack & Counter: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by Product
Figure 5-8 - Other Nonfood Markets: Packaging Examples & Demand Share by
Product
6. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Figure 6-1 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market Share, 2018 (billion dollars)
Figure 6-2 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market: Leading Supplier
Figure 6-3 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market: Second Leading Supplier
Figure 6-4 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market: Third Leading Supplier
Figure 6-5 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market: Fourth Leading Supplier
Figure 6-6 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market: Fifth Leading Supplier
Figure 6-7 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market: Co-Sixth Leading Supplier
Figure 6-8 - US Converted Flexible Packaging Market: Co-Sixth Leading Supplier
Figure 6-9 - Projected US Converted Flexible Packaging Market Share, 2019
7. APPENDIX
Figure 7-1 - Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 – 2018, Compared to 1980 – 2005
Average (percent)
Figure 7-2 - Annual Population Growth, 2003 – 2018 (percent)
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