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Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing Market Research Report | Jul 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$800bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
4,239
Businesses
143,936
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

From food producers to car manufacturers, the Global Plastic Product and Packaging Manufacturing industry supplies plastic products to a wide range of sectors, keeping demand steady. Over the past five years, consumers have increased their consumption of plastic has been substituted for materials such as wood, paper, metals and glass in many applications. As downstream industries such as construction and auto manufacturing continue their recovery, the industry is is expected to fare well over the next five years. The versatility of plastic when compared with equivalent products is one of the major advantages plastic manufacturers have over their competition... read more

Starting a New Business

Barriers to entry for this industry are high. Existing large players can negotiate lower prices for raw materials (principally plastic resins), which represent a large percentage of total industry costs. This enables them to offer their products to their customers at a more affordable price than new or entering competitors who do not have such bargaining power. Because of this, new entrants can find it difficult to compete as price is a key competitive factor used in attracting customers, with demand for plastic products being highly price elastic.

Apart from price pressures, significant investments are required in acquiring plant and equipment for the manufacturing process to take place... read more

 


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What is the Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing Industry?

Enterprises in this industry manufacture a variety of plastic goods, including plastic building materials, products used to package food and beverages and plastic products used to manufacture furniture and other durable goods. Companies that manufacture foam products, such as those used in automotive manufacturing and insulation for housing, are also included in this industry.

Industry Products
Plastic containers and packaging productsPlastic pipes, plates, shapes and sheets, including plastic bagsPlastic used in furniture, construction, transportation, electrical Foam used in furniture, construction, transportation and electricalFoam packaging products
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing plastic containers and packaging productsManufacturing plastic pipes, plates, shapes and sheets, including plastic bagsManufacturing plastic used in furniture, construction, transportation and electrical goodsfoam packaging productsManufacturing foam used in furniture, construction, transportation and electrical goods


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