Flexible packaging includes bags, pouches, films and envelopes which take the shape of the product. Flexible packaging is made of a variety of materials such as paper, plastics, aluminum foil and cellulose. It is widely used in packaging of foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and personal care products among others.
The flexible packaging report gives a detailed analysis and forecast of the market on a global as well as regional level. On a global level, the market has been analyzed on the current trends and forecast for a time period ranging from 2013 to 2019. The market has been studied on the basis of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million). For an in-depth understanding of the market on a regional level, the demand has been analyzed and forecast based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) for the same time. The study takes into account drivers and restraints of the market and their impact on the growth of the market. In addition, the report includes opportunities available for the growth of the market within the forecast period, on a global as well as regional level.
The market estimates for this study have been based on volumes with revenues being derived through regional pricing trends. The price for each of the materials mentioned in the report has been considered, and customized product pricing has not been included. Additionally, the market has been analyzed based on expected demand and the market data for each segment is based on demand volumes and corresponding revenues. The prices considered for calculation of revenue are average regional prices obtained through primary quotes from numerous regional suppliers, distributors and direct selling regional producers. The forcasts made have been based on expected demand from application segments. Addtionally, inflation has not been accouted for in our market estimates. We have used the bottom up approach to arrive at the global market considering individual market segments and integrating them to arrive at the global market. The products and applications have been further bifurcated using top down approach to derive the regional product market consumption. In addition to this, market data used in this study, is based on current information. Presence of large number of domestic manufacturers in China and India may cause variations in forecast by a small margin.
For an insightful understanding of the market, we have given a detailed analysis of the value chain. Moreover, we have included Porter’s five force model which gives a clear and in-depth understanding of the degree of competition. The study also covers a market attractiveness analysis, where the end-use has been benchmarked based on the market size, growth rate and general attractiveness.
The market has been segmented based on products and end-use and each of these segments have been analyzed and forecast based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million), for a time period ranging from 2013 to 2019. In addition, the segments have been analyzed and forecast based on current trends on a global as well as regional level, for the given time period. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW), and the demand has been analyzed and forecast based on current trends for a period of six years, ranging from 2013 to 2019.
Profiles of certain leading companies have been covered in this report along with a detailed analysis of their market share. The study has profiled companies such as Amcor Ltd., Bemis Company Inc., Huhtamaki Oyj, Mondi, Sealed Air Corporation and Sonoco Products among others. The company profiles include attributes such as company overview, financial overview, SWOT analysis, business strategies and recent developments. The market has been segmented as below: