In the bag: Stabilized input prices will drive operators to raise product prices, benefitting the industry

The Plastic Film, Sheet and Bag Manufacturing industry in California has suffered in recent years as volatile input prices and institutional pressures have prevented growth. Over the five years to 2017, industry revenue is estimated to decline, as a result. Despite increased demand from consumers and food manufacturers, the industry has buckled as environmental concerns have driven consumers and legislators away from its products. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is expected to grow as the price of plastic materials and resin is expected to stabilize beginning in 2018, enabling industry operators to raise product prices...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.7%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
6,643
Businesses
149

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Input cost volatility and legislation have limited revenue growth, but new product lines may benefit the industry
  • Volatile plastic input prices have harmed industry profit margins
  • Increased consumer spending in California will spur industry revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

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    Additional Insights for the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry are

  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Use of production techniques that add value to base product(s)
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer Spending in California and Price of plastic materials and resin in the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry?

    This industry converts plastic resins into various films, sheets and bags. Industry products are used by manufacturers for packing and storing products; by retailers for transporting merchandise; and by consumers for household purposes. Industry operators also form, coat or laminate plastic film and sheets into single-wall or multiwall plastic bags.

    Industry Products
  • Plastic film and sheets
  • Plastic packaging film and sheets
  • Plastic bags
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing plastic film for bags
  • Manufacturing plastic film for food storage bags
  • Manufacturing plastic film for grocery bags
  • Manufacturing plastic film for merchandise bags
  • Manufacturing plastic film for trash bags
  • Manufacturing plastic film for packaging
  • Manufacturing plastic film (except for packaging)
  • Manufacturing plastic film and unlaminated sheet (except packaging)
  • Manufacturing unlaminated plastic sheets (except packaging)
  • Similar Industries
  • Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in California
  • Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in New York
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in New York
  • Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in Illinois
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Illinois
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Texas
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Florida
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Massachusetts
  • Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in Ohio
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Ohio
  • Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in Pennsylvania
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Pennsylvania
  • Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in New Jersey
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in New Jersey
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Georgia
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Michigan
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Wisconsin
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Washington
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Virginia
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Tennessee
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in North Carolina
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Minnesota
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Maryland
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing in Colorado
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer Spending in California
  • Price of plastic materials and resin
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Regulation for the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing industry in California

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream markets
  • Profit
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Increased consumer spending and legislation fallout
  • Profitability and structure changes
  • Table: Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Construction
  • Candy Production
  • Snack Food Production
  • Soda Production
  • Bottled Water Production
  • Cigarette & Tobacco Manufacturing
  • Retail Trade
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Plastic film and sheets
  • Plastic packaging film and sheets
  • Plastic bags
  • Chart: Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Food and beverage manufacturers and retailers
  • Consumers
  • Construction industries
  • Agricultural industries
  • Pharmaceutical and medical industries
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages and rent
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry

  • AEP Industries Inc., Bemis Company Inc., Crown Poly Inc., Sigma Plastics Group,
  • Table: AEP Industries Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Bemis Company Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Crown Poly Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Sigma Plastics Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Price of plastic materials and resin (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Coextrusion
  • A process of extruding two or more layers of plastic.
  • Cryovac
  • A process used to remove any excess oxygen from a bag, which is then heat-sealed to make it airtight.
  • Extrusion
  • A process of shaping melted plastic into a single, undeviating form, such as a tube.
  • Laminate
  • A sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers.
  • Multiwall
  • A type of packaging with several outer layers.
  • Polyethylene
  • A lightweight thermoplastic used in packaging and insulation.
  • Vinyl
  • A polyvinyl chloride material that can be rigid or flexible.
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