The Future of Global Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2020

The Future of Global Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2020 forecasts that the global rigid plastic packaging market will reach $226.4 billion by 2020, with a growth rate of 4.4% annually for the next five years.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 16 Oct 2015
Product format: Digital Copy, Hard Copy
Number of pages: 194
Number of tables: 152
Number of figures: 10
Forecast range: 2015-2020

This new market report from Smithers Pira provides an in-depth analysis of rigid plastic packaging market trends for the period 2010–20 and presents volume forecasts for rigid plastic packaging to 2020 broken down by material, end-use sector, packaging product and production process. The updated report includes volume and value forecasts by geographic market, including a detailed analysis for 14 major countries. It is an essential read for anyone working in packaging, plastics or related industries.

Description

Our exclusive content:

  • Market sizes and forecasts to 2020 broken down by end-use sector, process, products and geographic market
  • In-depth analysis of the current and future trends of the global rigid plastic packaging industry based on primary research
  • Exclusive tables and figures illustrating the future of rigid plastic packaging markets globally

What methodology is used?

The Future of Global Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2020 is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research consisted of interviews with key rigid plastic packaging suppliers. Secondary research was based on Smithers Pira’s database or rigid plastic packaging trends and market information, official government statistics including Eurostat, packaging trade organization data, market and industry reports, and company websites and annual reports. The report provides a depth of information and analysis you will not find anywhere else.

What will you discover?

  • How market developments could represent real opportunities for your company
  • Latest projections to 2020 to help plan your five-year business strategy
  • Specific growth sectors and crucial factors driving change in the global rigid plastic packaging market

Who should buy this report?

  • Rigid plastic packaging converters
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Equipment/machinery suppliers
  • Packaging end users
  • Industry consultants and analysts

Table of Contents

Contents            

Executive summary       

Introduction and methodology

  • Objective
  • Scope & definitions
    • Market segmentation
    • Data
  • Methodology
  • List of abbreviations
  • Exchange rates

1. Industry overview

  • Key drivers and trends
    • Economic & demographic trends
    • Lightweighting
    • Packaging waste & recyclability
    • Pack penetration
    • Lifestyle and demographic influences
  • Industry supply chain and structure
  • Industry supply chain
  • Industry structure
  • Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG
  • Amcor Rigid Plastics
  • Berry Plastics Corporation
  • Consolidated Container Co LLC
  • Coveris Group
  • Graham Packaging Company Inc
  • Greiner Packaging GmbH
  • Groupe Guillin
  • Linpac Group
  • Logoplaste
  • Nampak Plastics Europe
  • Pact Group Holdings Ltd
  • Pactiv Corporation
  • Plastipak Packaging Inc
  • Resilux NV
  • Retal Industries
  • RPC Group
  • Serioplast SpA
  • Silgan Plastics Corp
  • Sonoco Plastics
  • Sidel
  • Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd
  • Zhuhai Zhongfu Enterprise Co Ltd

3. Material markets

  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Polystyrene (PS)
  • Polyvinyl chloride
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Other materials
    • Polyamide (PA)
    • Polycarbonate (PC)
    • Polyethylene naphthalate (PEN)
    • PMMA
    • Styrene acrylonitrile (SAN)
    • Ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH)
    • Polyvinylidene chloride (PVdC)
    • Polyurethane foam
    • Bioplastics
  • Technology developments
    • Barrier solutions
      • Multilayer
      • Monolayer blends
      • Barrier coatings
  • Hot-fill
  • Aseptic cold-filling
  • PLA technology developments

4. Packaging markets

  • Plastic bottles & jars
  • Plastic trays & containers
  • Plastic tubs & pots
  • Other rigid plastic packaging products
    • Blister pack
    • Plastic rigid intermediate bulk containers and drums
    • Plastic pails
    • Plastic pallets and crates
    • Rigid plastic tubes

5. Production processes

  • Blow moulding
  • Injection moulding
  • Thermoforming
  • Form-fill-seal
  • Other rigid plastic packaging processes
    • Foam extrusion
    • Vacuum forming
    • Calendering      

6. End-use markets             

  • Fresh foods
  • Frozen foods
  • Chilled foods
  • Dried foods
  • Ready meals
  • Baked goods
  • Savoury snacks
  • Dairy products
  • Confectionery
  • Hot drinks
  • Other food
  • Pet foods
  • Drinks
    • Carbonated soft drinks
    • Bottled water
    • Juices & juice drinks
    • Other drinks
    • Alcoholic drinks
  • Healthcare
  • Cosmetics & toiletries
  • Household care
  • Other consumer products
  • Industrial/other rigid plastic packaging
  • Consumer foodservice packaging

7. Geographic markets

  • Western Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • UK
    • Other Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • Other Eastern Europe
  • North America
    • US
    • Other North America (Canada & Mexico)
  • South & Central America
    • Brazil
    • Other South & Central America
  • Asia
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Other Asia
  • Rest of the World
    • Turkey
    • Other rest of the world countries

Tables and Figures

List of figures:

  • FIGURE E.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by substrate, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE E.2 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by product type, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE E.3 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by production process, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE E.4 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE E.5 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE 3.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by substrate, percentage share, 2015       
  • FIGURE 4.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by product type, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE 5.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by production process, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE 6.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, percentage share, 2015
  • FIGURE 7.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, percentage share, 2015

List of tables:

  • TABLE E.1 Rigid plastic packaging – summary of key market drivers and trends
  • TABLE E.2 Global rigid plastic packaging market by region, 2010-20f (000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 1.1 Rigid plastic packaging polymers
  • TABLE 1.2 Exchange rate (=$)
  • TABLE 2.1 Population in the major world economies 2010-20 (millions)   
  • TABLE 2.2 Exchange rates in the major world economies 2010-20 (=$)    
  • TABLE 2.3 GDP growth in the major world economies, 2010-20 (real, %)
  • TABLE 2.4 Major rigid plastic packaging mergers and acquisitions, 2013-15             
  • TABLE 2.5 Leading world rigid plastic packaging converters, 2014               
  • TABLE 3.1 : Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by substrate, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)     
  • TABLE 3.2 Polyethylene (PE): global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)        
  • TABLE 3.3 Polyethylene terephthalate (PET): global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 3.4 Polypropylene (PP): global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 3.5 Polystyrene (PS): global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)          
  • TABLE 3.6 Polyvinyl chloride: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)         
  • TABLE 3.7 Expanded polystyrene: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)              
  • TABLE 3.8 Other materials: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)            
  • TABLE 3.9Summary of leading multilayer barrier technologies for rigid plastic packaging 
  • TABLE 3.10Summary of leading monolayer blend and alloy barrier technologies for rigid plastic packaging             
  • TABLE 3.11Summary of leading barrier coating technologies for rigid plastic packaging    
  • TABLE 4.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by product type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)     
  • TABLE 4.2 Plastic bottles & jars: global consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 4.3 Plastic trays & containers: global consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)      
  • TABLE 4.4 Plastic tubs & pots: global consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)   
  • TABLE 4.5 Other rigid plastic packaging products: global consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)             
  • TABLE 5.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by production process, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 5.2 Blow moulding: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 5.3 Injection moulding: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)      
  • TABLE 5.4 Thermoforming: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)            
  • TABLE 5.5 Form-fill-seal: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes) 
  • TABLE 5.6 Other rigid plastic packaging processes: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 6.1 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 6.2 Fresh foods: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)    
  • TABLE 6.3 Frozen foods: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes) 
  • TABLE 6.4 Chilled foods: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 6.5 Dried foods: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)    
  • TABLE 6.6 Ready meals: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 6.7 Baked goods: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 6.8 Savoury snacks: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)             
  • TABLE 6.9 Dairy products: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 6.10 Confectionery: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)             
  • TABLE 6.11 Hot beverages: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)            
  • TABLE 6.12 Other foods: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes) 
  • TABLE 6.13 Pet foods: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)      
  • TABLE 6.14 Drinks: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 6.15 Healthcare: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)    
  • TABLE 6.16 Cosmetics & toiletries: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 6.17 Household care: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)          
  • TABLE 6.18 Other consumer products: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 6.19 Industrial/other rigid plastic packaging: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 6.20 Consumer foodservice packaging: global rigid plastic packaging consumption by pack type, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.1 Global rigid plastic packaging market value by region, 2010-20f ($ million)
  • TABLE 7.2 Global rigid plastic packaging consumption by region, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 7.3 Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by national market, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)     
  • TABLE 7.4 Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)          
  • TABLE 7.5 Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)    
  • TABLE 7.6 Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by packaging product, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.7 Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by process, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)     
  • TABLE 7.8 France: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f     
  • TABLE 7.9 France: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.10 France: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.11 France: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.12 Germany: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f             
  • TABLE 7.13 Germany: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f        
  • TABLE 7.14 Germany: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.15 Germany: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.16 Italy: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f        
  • TABLE 7.17 Italy: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f   
  • TABLE 7.18 Italy: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.19 Italy: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes) 
  • TABLE 7.20 Spain: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f     
  • TABLE 7.21 Spain: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.22 Spain: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 7.23 Spain: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.24 UK: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f          
  • TABLE 7.25 UK: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f     
  • TABLE 7.26 UK: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)       
  • TABLE 7.27 UK: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.28 Other Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f             
  • TABLE 7.29 Other Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.30 Other Western Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)           
  • TABLE 7.31 Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by national market, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)     
  • TABLE 7.32 Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)          
  • TABLE 7.33 Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)    
  • TABLE 7.34 Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by packaging product, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.35 Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by process, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)     
  • TABLE 7.36 Poland: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f  
  • TABLE 7.37 Poland: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f             
  • TABLE 7.38 Poland: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.39 Poland: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.40 Russia: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f    
  • TABLE 7.41 Russia: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f               
  • TABLE 7.42 Russia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes) 
  • TABLE 7.43 Russia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.44 Ukraine: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.45 Ukraine: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.46 Ukraine: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.47 Ukraine: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.44 Other Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f               
  • TABLE 7.45 Other Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes) 
  • TABLE 7.46 Other Eastern Europe: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)              
  • TABLE 7.47 North America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by national market, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)      
  • TABLE 7.48 North America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)           
  • TABLE 7.49 North America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)     
  • TABLE 7.50 North America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by packaging product, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.51 North America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by process, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.52 US: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f           
  • TABLE 7.53 US: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.54 US: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.55 US: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.56 Other North America (Canada & Mexico): rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.57 Other North America (Canada & Mexico): rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.58 Other North America (Canada & Mexico): rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.59 South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by national market, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 7.60 South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)       
  • TABLE 7.61 South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes) 
  • TABLE 7.62 South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by packaging product, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.63 South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by process, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 7.64 Brazil: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f      
  • TABLE 7.65 Brazil: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f 
  • TABLE 7.66 Brazil: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)   
  • TABLE 7.67 Brazil: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.68 Other South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f             
  • TABLE 7.69 Other South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.70 Other South & Central America: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.71 Asia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by national market, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.72 Asia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.73 Asia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)          
  • TABLE 7.74 Asia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by packaging product, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)      
  • TABLE 7.75 Asia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by process, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.76 China: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f     
  • TABLE 7.77 China: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.78 China: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)  
  • TABLE 7.79 China: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)              
  • TABLE 7.80 India: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f      
  • TABLE 7.81 India: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f 
  • TABLE 7.82 India: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)   
  • TABLE 7.83 India: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.84 Japan: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f     
  • TABLE 7.85 Japan: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.86 Japan: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.87 Japan: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)              
  • TABLE 7.88 Other Asia: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.89 Other Asia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.90 Other Asia: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)    
  • TABLE 7.91 Rest of the World: rigid plastic packaging consumption by national market, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.92 Rest of the World: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.93 Rest of the World: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.94 Rest of the World: rigid plastic packaging consumption by packaging product, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)           
  • TABLE 7.95 Rest of the World: rigid plastic packaging consumption by process, 2010-2020f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.96 Turkey: economic and demographic data, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.97 Turkey: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f
  • TABLE 7.98 Turkey: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.99 Turkey: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)
  • TABLE 7.100 Other rest of the world countries: rigid plastic packaging market value, 2010-20f      
  • TABLE 7.101 Other rest of the world countries: rigid plastic packaging consumption by material type, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)               
  • TABLE 7.102 Other rest of the world countries: rigid plastic packaging consumption by end-use sector, 2010-20f (‘000 tonnes)