The Future of the Consumer Packaging Value Chain

This report takes an in-depth look at the changing packaging value chain model from 'compartmentalised' to one that is more complex.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 19 Oct 2012
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 121
Forecast range: 2012-2017

Changes in developing markets such as Asia and Brazil are pushing market growth and increasing consumption. This brand new report provides industry experts and non-experts alike a clear understanding of the direction in which the consumer packaging market and value chain are heading over the next five years. With strategic market forecasts broken down by substrate, end use and geographic region, Smithers Pira's report is essential reading.

Description

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • The consumer packaging value chain today and to 2017
  • Cooperation between roles within the consumer packaging supply chain, now and in the future
  • The relative value added by each step in the consumer packaging value chain and how profitability and bargaining power is shifting though the value chain

METHODOLOGY

Primary research included extended discussions with executives across global consumer packaging value chain markets. In addition to Smithers Pira's extensive research of existing literature, this report includes the latest thinking on consumer packaging and captures experiences conveyed through discussions and interviews with real-life industry players. The analysis embraces a wide range of data including production figures, sales trends, consumer surveys, research and development studies, and new manufacture and material technologies.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

  • Annual market supply volume data by major end uses, regions and countries for the period 2012-17
  • Profiles of over 20 consumer packaged goods and converting companies
  • Review and analysis of each link of the value chain, the principle trends and opportunities for growth, innovation and cost savings

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Understand the consumer packaging value chain growing complexity and changing, overlapping roles and new players
  • Exclusive intelligence regarding the six dominant mega-trends in consumer packaging over the next five years will equip you for competitive business
  • Get early knowledge of key packaging innovations recently announced and not yet to market
  • Identify competitive opportunities for all links in the value chain, whether regional, technological, engineered, consumer-driven or operational

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Consumer packaged goods converters
  • Package designers
  • Specialist transporters
  • Suppliers and manufacturing experts of ecologically sustainable raw materials
  • Packaging process and end-use design innovators
  • Industry analysts and consultants

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of the report sent to you on publication date
  • Electronic copy with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY 

  • Objectives
  • Scope
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

THE CONSUMER PACKAGING VALUE CHAIN 

  • Introduction
  • The Consumer Packaging Value Chain
  • ↘↘ Suppliers
  • ↘↘ Converters
  • ↘↘ Printers
  • ↘↘ Packer fillers
  • ↘↘ Contract packaging companies
  • ↘↘ Brand owners
  • ↘↘ Logistics providers
  • ↘↘ Retailers
  • ↘↘ Consumers

COMPANIES IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN 

  • Introduction
  • Companies in the supply chain
  • ↘↘ Company types
  • ↘↘ Geographic distribution
  • ↘↘ Value proposition

SELECTED PROFILES OF COMPANIES IN THE VALUE CHAIN  

  • Introduction
  • Selected consumer packaged goods companies (non-food sector)
  • ↘↘ Proctor & Gamble
  • ↘↘ L'Oréal
  • ↘↘ Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • ↘↘ Colgate-Palmolive
  • ↘↘ Reckitt Benckiser
  • ↘↘ Avon Products
  • ↘↘ Henkel
  • ↘↘ Kao
  • ↘↘ S.C. Johnson
  • Selected consumer packaged goods companies (food and beverage sector)
  • ↘↘ Nestlé
  • ↘↘ Unilever Group
  • ↘↘ PepsiCo
  • ↘↘ Kraft Foods
  • ↘↘ Anheuser Busch InBev
  • ↘↘ The Coca-Cola Company
  • ↘↘ JBS
  • ↘↘ Mars
  • ↘↘ Tyson Foods
  • ↘↘ Danone
  • Selected consumer packaging companies (converters)
  • ↘↘ Amcor
  • ↘↘ Ball Corporation
  • ↘↘ Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
  • ↘↘ Crown Holdings
  • ↘↘ Graham Packaging Company
  • ↘↘ MeadWestVaco Corporation
  • ↘↘ Owens-Illinois
  • ↘↘ Pactiv Corporation
  • ↘↘ Rexam
  • ↘↘ Tetra Laval Group

SUBSTRATE TRENDS 

  • Introduction
  • Substrates
  • ↘↘ Paper and board
  • ↘↘ Rigid plastic
  • ↘↘ Flexible plastic
  • ↘↘ Metal
  • ↘↘ Glass

END-USE TRENDS 

  • Introduction
  • End-use sectors
  • ↘↘ Food
  • ↘↘ Beverages
  • ↘↘ Pharmaceutical
  • ↘↘ Personal care
  • ↘↘ Household products

REGIONAL TRENDS 

  • Introduction
  • Regional trends
  • ↘↘ Europe
  • ↘↘ North America
  • ↘↘ Asia

THE CONSUMER PACKAGING VALUE CHAIN: ISSUES FOR THE FUTURE 

  • Introduction
  • Staying a part of the future
  • ↘↘ The need for more investment
  • ↘↘ Converting for the environment and improved functionality

Tables and Figures

  • Average values provided within the consumer packaging supply chain
  • Adding value to packaging
  • Company alliances across the consumer packaging value chain
  • New developments in the packaging sector
  • In search of innovation, sustainability and cost improvements
  • Material suppliers: trends to 2017
  • Materials used in packaging - all applications, 2011
  • Materials used in packaging - food and drink sector, 2011
  • Converters: trends to 2017
  • Advantages and disadvantages of flexible and rigid packaging types
  • Advantages and disadvantages of rigid packaging types (metal and glass)
  • Printers: trends to 2017
  • Average values provided within the consumer packaging supply chain
  • Packer fillers: trends to 2017
  • Contract packaging companies: trends to 2017
  • Brand owners: trends to 2017
  • Transport and logistics providers: trends to 2017
  • Retailers: trends to 2017
  • Consumers: trends to 2017
  • Company alliances across the value chain
  • Innovation in multi-layer technologies
  • Innovative bio-based materials
  • New developments in the packaging sector
  • Selected consumer packaging goods companies - non-food
  • Selected consumer packaged goods companies - food and beverage
  • Selected consumer packaging companies - converters
  • Paper and board: trends to 2017
  • Estimated global demand for carton materials for boxes, 2012-16 (millions of tonnes)
  • Rigid plastic: trends to 2017
  • Global plastics consumption, by type of plastic, 2011
  • Flexible plastic: trends to 2017
  • Global plastics consumption, by end-use sector, 2011
  • Global plastics consumption, by molding process, 2011
  • Metal: trends to 2017
  • Global market forecast for consumption of glass packaging, 2012-16 ($ billions)
  • Qualities of glass substrates versus those of PET and metal
  • Glass: trends to 2017
  • Food: trends to 2017
  • Beverages: trends to 2017
  • Pharmaceutical: trends to 2017
  • Personal care: trends to 2017
  • Household products: trends to 2017
  • Europe: trends to 2017
  • Production of paper and board for packaging, by region, 2011
  • Estimated consumption of plastic substrates, by region, 2011
  • Estimated sectoral demand for thinwalled plastic packaging in the food industry - US
  • North America: trends to 2017
  • Forecast value of the flexible packaging market, by region, 2013
  • End-use markets for finished packaging: % of global total, 2011
  • Asia: trends to 2017
  • Estimated consumption of carton for boxes, by region, 2011
  • Packaging for the future
  • In search of innovation, sustainability - and cost improvements