The Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2020

The global market for flexible packaging is forecast to grow at an annual average rate of 3.4% during the period 2015-2020, reaching $248 billion.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 01 Jun 2015
Product format: Digital Copy, Hard Copy
Forecast range: 2015-2020

Food packaging occupies over 70% of the global consumer flexible packaging market; it is growing by 4.0% on average in volume terms and reached over 18.8 million tonnes in 2015. Whilst Asia-Pacific and Western Europe have enjoyed the largest areas of growth over the period 2010-2014, sales of consumer flexible packaging have been growing at a high average annual rate in Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe.

The Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2020 provides market sizes and forecasts broken down by substrate, packaging type, technology, end use and geography with detailed analysis of the key growth areas. Based on extensive new primary research, this report is an essential guide to the global flexible packaging supply chain.

Description

OUR EXCLUSIVES:

  • Quantitative 5-year market forecasts segmented by raw material, packaging type, technology, end-use and geography
  • In-depth analysis of the outlook for global flexible packaging, including key market drivers and trends shaping the future of the industry
  • 136 tables and figures of data based on extensive new primary research

METHODOLOGY

The Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2020 is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research included interviews with selected industry supply chain participants around the world. Secondary research included analysis of Smithers Pira’s database of packaging trends and market information, as well as official government statistics, packaging trade organisation data, market and industry reports, company websites and annual reports.

WHAT WILL YOU DISCOVER?

  • Detailed analysis of the shape of the industry with qualitative and quantitative forecasts broken down by raw material, packaging type, end use and geography
  • In-depth analysis of flexible packaging market trends and technology developments, and their likely impact from a global perspective
  • Exclusive information on packaging substrates and flexible package types, and discover where opportunities lie

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Packaging converters
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Equipment and machinery suppliers
  • Brand owners and retailers
  • Industry consultants and analysts

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • A digital version of the report in PDF format. You may add a hardcopy version (mailed to you) see the order form for details
  • Five-year market forecasts
  • Analyses of key trends, strategic market forecasts and original data

Table of Contents

Executive summary

Introduction and methodology

  • Introduction
  • Scope
    • Market segmentation
    • Data
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

Market overview

  • Introduction
  • Substrates
  • Package types
  • End-use sectors
  • Supply chain

Cutting-edge technology developments

  • Introduction and recent history
  • Barrier developments
  • Bio-derived and biodegradable technologies
  • Active flexible packaging
  • Smart packaging and labels
  • Dispensing options
  • Shapes and functionalities
  • Filling equipment developments

Substrate markets and forecasts

  • Introduction
  • Plastics
    • BOPP
    • Cast polypropylene
    • BOPA and CPA
    • BOPET
    • Polyethylene
    • PVC
    • EVOH
    • RCF
    • Aluminium foil
    • Paper

Material markets and forecasts

  • Introduction
  • Plastic pouches and bags
  • Other consumer flexible plastic packaging
  • Flexible paper packaging
  • Packaging foils
  • Industrial and other flexible packaging

End-use market sectors and forecasts

  • Introduction
  • Food
    • Fruit and vegetables
    • Meat, fish and poultry
    • Frozen food
    • Chilled food
    • Ready meals
    • Dried food
    • Savoury snacks
    • Confectionery
    • Baked goods
    • Dairy products
    • Hot drinks
    • Other food
      • Baby food
      • Soups, sauces, dressings and condiments
      • Other foods
  • Beverages
  • Pet food
  • Cosmetics and toiletries
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical
  • Tobacco
  • Non-food

Geographic markets and forecasts

  • Introduction
  • Western Europe
    • France
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Germany
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Italy
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Spain
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • UK
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Other Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
    • Russia
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Poland
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Other Eastern Europe
  • North America
    • US
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Other North America
      • Canadian food packaging
      • Canadian non-food packaging
      • Mexican packaging
  • South and Central America
    • Brazil
    • Other South and Central America
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
      • Food
    • China
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • India
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Other Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the world
    • Turkey
      • Food
      • Non-food
    • Other countries

Market outlook

Tables and Figures

  •  World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by material type, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by enduse sector 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Global consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–15 ($ million)
  •  Global consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–15 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Global flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–15 ($ million)
  •  World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by enduse sector, 2010–15 (‘000 tonnes
  •  World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  World: forecast share of consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (%)
  •  BOPP: Consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  CPP: Consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  BOPA: Consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  BOPET: Consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  PE: Consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  PVC: consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  EVOH: consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  RCF: consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  Aluminium foil: consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes and % share)
  •  Paper: consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  World: forecast flexible packaging consumption in consumer applications by region, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Forecast flexible plastic packaging consumption by region 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Forecast flexible paper packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Forecast flexible foil packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Forecast industrial packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Fruit and vegetables: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Meat, fish and poultry: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Frozen food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Chilled food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Ready meals: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Dried food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Savoury snacks: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Confectionery: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Baked goods: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Dairy products: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Hot drinks: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other foods: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Beverages: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Pet food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Cosmetics and toiletries: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Pharmaceutical and medical: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Tobacco: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Non-food: forecast of flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  World: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Forecast global consumer flexible packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Forecast global consumer packaging consumption by region, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  World: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by enduse sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Western Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Western Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by country, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Western Europe: consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Western Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  France: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  France: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  France: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Germany: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Germany: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Germany: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Italy: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Italy: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Italy: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by enduse sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Spain: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Spain: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Spain: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  UK: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  UK: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  UK: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other Western Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Other Western Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate and end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Eastern Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Eastern Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Russia: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  R ussia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Russia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by enduse sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Poland: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Poland: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Poland: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by enduse sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other Eastern Europe: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Other Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other Eastern Europe: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  North America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  North America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  North America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  North America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  US: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  US: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  US: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other North America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Other North America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate and end-use sector 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  South & Central America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  South & Central America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  South & Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  South & Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Brazil: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Brazil: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Brazil: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other South & Central America: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Other South & Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other South & Central America: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Asia-Pacific: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Asia-Pacific: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Asia-Pacific: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Asia: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Japan: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Japan: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Japan: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  China: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  China: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  China: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  India: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  India: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  India: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other Asia-Pacific: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Other Asia-Pacific: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate and end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Rest of the world: forecast flexible packaging consumption by country, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Rest of the world: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Rest of the world: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Rest of the world: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Turkey: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Turkey: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Turkey: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)
  •  Other countries: forecast flexible packaging consumption by sector and by material, 2010–20 ($ million)
  •  Other countries: forecast consumer flexible packaging consumption by substrate and end-use sector, 2010–20 (‘000 tonnes)