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Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing Market Research Report | Aug 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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

Report Snapshot
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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Employment ('000)
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 Locations

Historically, North America and Europe have been the largest plastic product manufacturing regions of the world. This is not surprising given the productivity of the regions, which generally results in high levels of consumption expenditure. However, over the past 10 to 15 years, these two regions have lost some of their share of the global market. Strong competition from emerging economies, mainly China, has resulted in more and more companies closing shop in the United States, Europe and Canada. At the same time, major global companies from the Western world have ramped up foreign investment in China and other developing nations, taking advantage of less expensive production costs associated with labor and raw materials... 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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