The Future of Flexible Packaging to 2022

The Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2022 explores the market opportunities for suppliers and converters of flexible packaging. The report includes exclusive data sets that provide a comprehensive, quantitative view of global markets for flexible packaging products.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 14 Mar 2017
Product format: Digital Copy, Hard Copy
Number of tables: 150

 According to the report the total market for consumer and industrial flexible packaging is almost $230 billion in 2017. The market is projected to grow at an annual rate of 4.3%, reaching a total value of $283 billion in 2022. The volume of consumer flexible packaging will grow at annual rate of 4.1%, increasing from 27.4 million tonnes in 2017 to 33.5 million tonnes in 2022.

Smithers’ analysis includes insight into which market segments and regions will see the strongest growth, the trends driving market expansion, and how individual firms can best position themselves to effectively leverage these opportunities.

Description

Our exclusive content:

  • Quantitative forecasts of the global flexible packaging market, segmented by pack format, substrate, end-use application and national market
  • Qualitative analysis of key market drivers and their impact on market evolution to 2022
  • Over 150 tables and figures provide data and strategic insight in an easy to use format

What methodology is used? 

The Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2022 is based on a combination of in-depth primary and secondary research. Primary research included refinement of Smithers Pira’s databases on flexible packaging throughout the world and interview targeting key decision makers.

This exclusive content was contextualised and integrated and integrated with secondary research drawn from third-party databases and historical data – including official statistics, trade associations, trade directories, market reports, journals, websites, and industry contacts – and detailed analyses of economic data.

What will you discover?

  • Extensive analysis on future demand for flexible packaging, across all key world markets, contextualized within the evolution of the wider global packaging market
  • An exclusive and comprehensive data set quantifying the flexible packaging market for 2013-2022 by volume and value
  • Expert qualitative analysis of the state of the art technologies that are fueling the ongoing growth of flexible packaging formats

Who should buy this report?

  • Raw material suppliers (plastics, paper and metal foil)
  • Packaging converters and printers
  • Brands and retailers
  • Packaging equipment and machinery suppliers
  • Industry consultants and analysts 

Table of Contents

Executive summary

Introduction and Methodology

  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

Market drivers and transformative trends

  • Economic influences
  • Lifestyle and demography 
  • Replacement of rigid pack formats
  • Growing demand for multilayer flexible packaging
  • Retail trends
  • Sustainable packaging

Cutting-edge technology developments

  • Pouch packing machinery developments
  • Flexible packaging product developments
  • Material developments
  • Sustainable coatings for flexible packaging
  • Multilayer packaging film recycling technology
  • High barrier packaging film

Flexible packaging designs

  • Introduction
  • The flexible material supply chain
  • Plastic flexible designs
    • Bags
    • Flat pouches
    • Stand-up pouches
    • Other plastics
  • Paper flexible designs
  • Metal flexible designs

Material markets for flexible packaging

  • Introduction
  • Plastics
    • BOPA
    • BOPET
    • BOPP
    • CPP
    • EVOH
    • PE
    • PVC
    • Other polymers
  • Foil
    • Aluminium
  • Paper
    • Paper
    • Recycled cellulose fibre
  • Comparative market analysis for flexibles 2017-2022

End-use applications for flexible packaging

  • Introduction
  • Food
    • Fruit and vegetables
    • Fresh meat, poultry and fish
    • Frozen food
    • Chilled food
    • Ready meals
    • Dried food
    • Savoury snacks
    • Confectionary
    • Baked goods
    • Dairy products
    • Dried hot beverages (tea and coffee)
    • Other food
  • Beverages
  • Pet food
  • Cosmetics and personal care
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical
  • Personal care and cosmetics
  • Tobacco
  • Other non-food
  • Print Comparative market analysis for end-use applications 2017-2022

Geographic markets for flexible packaging

  • Introduction
  • Western Europe 
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • UK
  • Other Western Europe 
  • Eastern Europe 
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Other Eastern Europe 
  • North America 
  • Canada
  • US 
  • Central and South America
    • Brazil
    • Other Central and South America
  • Asia 
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Other Asia
  • Rest of the World           
  • Turkey
    • Other Rest of the World 

Tables and Figures

List of Tables and Figures

  • World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by material type, 2012–2022 ($ million)
  • World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by geographic region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2017 ($ million)
  • Global consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012-2017 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012–2017 ($ million)
  • World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012-2017 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Comparative listing of barrier performance and pricing for different flexible formats
  • Technology progress chart 2017-2022 for flexible packaging technologies
  • Cutting-edge technology developments for flexible packaging technologies synopsis table 2017-2022
  • World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012–2022 ($ million)
  • World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • World: forecast share of consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (%)
  • World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  • Forecast flexible plastic packaging consumption by region 2012–2022 ($ million)
  • Packaging paper consumption by geographic market, 2012–2022 ($ million)
  • Flexible foil packaging consumption by geographic market, 2012–2022 ($million)
  • World forecast flexible packaging consumption in consumer applications by region, 2012–2022 ($ million)
  • BOPP: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • CPP: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • BOPA: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • BOPET: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • PE: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • PVC: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • EVOH: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • RCF: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Aluminium foil: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Paper: flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Comparative analysis table for different flexible materials 2017-2022
  • Global consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 20010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Food: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Fresh fruit & vegetables: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Fresh meat, fish & poultry: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Frozen food: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Chilled food: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Ready meals: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Dried food: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Savoury snacks: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Confectionery: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Baked goods: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Dairy products: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Hot drinks: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other foods: consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Beverages: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Pet food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Cosmetics & personal care: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Pharmaceutical and medical: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Tobacco: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Non-food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Comparative analysis table for different end-use application 2017-2022
  • World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by end-use application and by material, 2012–2022 ($ million)
  • Forecast global consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Forecast global consumer packaging consumption by region, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Western Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by application and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Western Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by country, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Western Europe: consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Western Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • France: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • France: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • France: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • France: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Germany: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Germany: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Germany: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Germany: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Italy: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Italy: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Italy: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Italy: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Spain: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Spain: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Spain: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Spain: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • UK: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • UK: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • UK: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • UK: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other Western Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Other Western Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other Western Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Eastern Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by application and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Eastern Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Russia: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Russia: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Russia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Russia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Poland: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Poland: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Poland: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Poland: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other Eastern Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Other Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application,
  • 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • North America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • North America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • North America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • North America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • US: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • US: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • US: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Canada: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Canada: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Canada: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • South and Central America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • South and Central America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • South and Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • South and Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Brazil: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Brazil: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Brazil: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Brazil: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other South and Central America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Other South and Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other South and Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Asia: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Asia: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Asia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Asia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Japan: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Japan: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Japan: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Japan: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • China: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • China: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • China: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • China: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • India: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • India: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • India: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • India: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other Asia: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Other Asia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other Asia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Rest of the world: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Rest of the world: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Rest of the world: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Rest of the world: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Turkey: flexible packaging consumption, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Turkey: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Turkey: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Turkey: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use application, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other countries: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2012-2022 ($ million)
  • Other countries: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Other countries: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2012–2022 (‘000 tonnes)  
  • Ranking of top 10 national markets for flexible packaging 2017-2022