Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing Market Research Report | Apr 2016

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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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, which has been used as a substitute for materials such as wood, paper, metals and glass. As downstream industries, such as construction and auto manufacturing, continue their recovery, the industry 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. Furthermore, industry operators will invest in research and development to create low-cost, environmentally friendly plastic products... read more

Industry Key Buyers

The Global Plastic Product and Packaging industry has a fragmented structure, resulting in a low level of market share concentration. The three largest players are estimated to account for a mere 4.0% of revenue in 2016. The industry's low concentration is primarily due to the fact there are more than 135,000 enterprises operating within the industry, each manufacturing a certain type of product that caters to a specific and limited customer base. As a result, an enterprise's ability to generate revenue and dominate the market is limited by the range of products manufactured and its global reach. Additionally, the range of products that are produced from plastics is extremely broad, making it extremely difficult a company to increase its market share... 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 productsMiscellaneous Plastic ProductsIntermediate and Other Plastic Goods
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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