Global Plastic Packaging Industry 2013-2018; Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis

 Published On: Mar, 2013 |  Published By: Lucintel | Format: PDF
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Global plastic packaging industry revenue is estimated to reach $271 billion in 2018 with good growth over the next five years (2013-2018). Rising income levels and growth in the middle class are likely to increase the consumption of packaged consumer goods such as beverages and processed foods, thereby enhancing the demand for plastic packaging.

Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has conducted a competitive analysis on the plastic packaging industry and presents its findings in “Global Plastic Packaging Industry 2013-2018; Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis.” The industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the manufacturing of plastic containers and, films used in the packaging of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, household goods, and other products. The plastic packaging industry is highly fragmented with North America dominating the industry. A combination of factors such as demographic condition, economic stability, and environmental regulations has had a significant impact on the industry dynamics.

The pharmaceutical and fast-moving consumer goods sectors play essential roles in driving the industry. Healthcare plastic packaging is forecast to witness the highest growth during next five years. Technological innovation and integration, as well as rapid growth in the pharmaceutical industry, are likely to increase the demand for healthcare plastic packaging.

Urbanization and improvements in living in developing countries are expected to boost the demand for personal care plastic packaging. Availability of substitutes such as paper, glass, steel, and metal for packaging, volatility in raw material prices, energy inputs, as well as uncertainty of final products all pose daunting challenges. Environmental regulations, changes in raw material supply fluctuations, and energy and transportation costs significantly influence the industry.

This study provides an overview of the global plastic packaging industry, tracking four market segments across four geographic regions. The report studies manufacturers, providing a five-year annual trend analysis that highlights market size, profit and cost structure for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. The report also provides a forecast, addressing market opportunities for the next five years for each region.

This comprehensive guide from Lucintel provides readers with valuable information and the tools needed to successfully drive critical business decisions with a thorough understanding of the market’s potential. This report will save Lucintel clients hundreds of hours in personal research time on a global market and it offers significant benefits in expanding business opportunities throughout the global plastic packaging industry analysis. In a fast-paced ever-changing world, business leaders need every advantage available to them in a timely manner to drive change in the market and to stay ahead of their competition. This report provides business leaders with a keen advantage in this regard by making them aware of emerging trends and demand requirements on an annual basis.

To make any investment or strategic decision, you need adequate and timely information. This market report fulfills this core need. Some of the features of this market report are:

• Industry size estimates in terms of (US $) value by regions and by segments
• Global plastic packaging industry analysis annual trend (2007-2012) and forecast (2013-2018)
• Porter’s Five Force analysis
• New product launch and merger and acquisition activity in global plastic packaging industry analysis
• Quarterly demand trend (Q1 2011-Q4 2012) and forecast analysis (Q1 2013-Q4 2014) for global Plastic packaging industry analysis
• Gross and net profit trends in the global plastic packaging industry analysis
• Cost structure trend in the global as well as regional plastic packaging analysis
• More than 57 valuable figures/charts and 12 tables are provided in this report

1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Definition and Scope
3. Industry Overview
4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
5. Industry Trends
6. Industry Forecasts
7. Emerging Trends
8. Conclusions

List of Figures

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Figure 3.1: External forces shaping global plastic packaging industry

Chapter 4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
Figure 4.1: Global GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.2: Global inflation rate trend
Figure 4.3: Global population growth rate trend
Figure 4.4: Global unemployment rate trend
Figure 4.5: Regional GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.6: Regional inflation rate trend
Figure 4.7: Regional population growth rate trend
Figure 4.8: Regional unemployment rate trend

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Figure 5.1: Global plastic packaging   industry annual trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.2: Global plastic packaging industry regional trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.3: Global plastic packaging industry regional trend 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.4: Global plastic packaging industry segment trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.5: Global plastic packaging industry segment trend 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.6: Global plastic packaging industry quarterly trend 2010-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.7: Global plastic packaging industry profitability trend 2007-12
Figure 5.8: Global plastic packaging industry revenue per employee trend 2007-12
Figure 5.9: Cost structure of global plastic packaging industry 2007-12
Figure 5.10: Cost structure in North American plastic packaging industry 2007-12
Figure 5.11: Cost structure in European plastic packaging industry 2007-12
Figure 5.12: Cost structure in Asia Pacific plastic packaging industry 2007-12
Figure 5.13: Top 5 companies vs. plastic packaging industry gross profit & net profit analysis 2012
Figure 5.14: Cash on hand for global plastic packaging industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.15: Cash on hand for global plastic packaging industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.16: Asset for global plastic packaging industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.17: Assets for global plastic packaging industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.18: Debt for global plastic packaging industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.19: Debt for global plastic packaging industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.20: Industry shares of top players in global plastic packaging industry in 2007
Figure 5.21: Industry shares of top players in global plastic packaging industry in 2012
Figure 5.22: Global plastic packaging industry 2007 market share analysis
Figure 5.23: Global plastic packaging industry 2012 market share analysis

Chapter 6. Competitive Landscape
Figure 6.1: Market shares of top players in global plastic packaging industry in 2007
Figure 6.2: Market shares of top players in global plastic packaging industry in 2012
Figure 6.3: Global plastic packaging industry 2007 market share analysis
Figure 6.4: Global plastic packaging industry 2012 market share analysis
Figure 6.5: Top five companies v/s basic plastic packaging industry gross profit & net profit analysis 2012

Chapter 7. Macroeconomic Forecast
Figure 7.1: Global GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 7.2: Global population growth rate forecast
Figure 7.3: Global inflation rate forecast
Figure 7.4: Global unemployment rate forecast
Figure 7.5: Regional GDP growth rate forecast at constant price
Figure 7.6: Regional population growth rate forecast
Figure 7.7: Regional inflation rate forecast
Figure 7.8: Regional unemployment rate forecast
    
Chapter 8. Industry Forecasts
Figure 8.1: Global plastic packaging industry annual forecast 2013-2018 ($B)
Figure 8.2: Global plastic packaging industry annual forecast 2013-2018 (unit Sales)
Figure 8.3: Global plastic packaging industry quarterly forecast 2013-2014 ($B)
Figure 8.4: Global plastic packaging industry regional forecast 2013-2018 ($B)
Figure 8.6: Global plastic packaging industry regional forecast 2013-2018 (%)
Figure 8.7: Global plastic packaging industry segment forecast 2013-2018 ($B)
Figure 8.8: Global plastic packaging industry segment forecast 2013-2018 (%)

Chapter 9. Emerging Trends
Figure 9.1: Emerging trends in global plastic packaging industry

Chapter 10. Unmet Needs
Figure 10.1 Emerging trends in global plastic packaging industry

Chapter 11. Growth Opportunity
Figure 11.1: Global plastic packaging industry opportunity by region
Figure 11.2: Global plastic packaging industry opportunity by segment

List of Tables

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Table 3.1: Industry parameters of global plastic packaging industry
Table 3.2: Relative industry attractiveness by region

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Table 5.1: Regional revenue growth rate
Table 5.2: Segment revenue growth rate
Table 5.3: Percentage change in cost structure
Table 5.4: Percentage change in cash on hand
Table 5.5: Percentage change in total asset  
Table 5.6: Percentage change in total debt
Table 5.7: Key companies by revenue growth
Table 5.7: Key companies by high revenue growth
Table 5.8: Key companies by low revenue growth

Chapter 8. Industry Forecasts
Table 8.1: Global plastic packaging regional forecast growth rate
Table 8.2: Global plastic packaging segment forecast growth rate


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