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Global Flexible Packaging Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2016-2020)

Global Flexible Packaging Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2016-2020)

Scope of the Report

The report titled “Global Flexible Packaging Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2016-2020)” presents a thorough study of the global flexible packaging market with comprehensive analysis of market sizing & growth and market share analysis. The analysis covers market by value, market share by substrates, region and segment.

An in-depth study of market share by segment has been provided in the report which covers consumer flexible packaging market and industrial flexible packaging market in terms of value.

The report encompasses a brief regional analysis of the Asia-Pacific flexible packaging market covering the market in terms of consumption and volume. Asia-Pacific is the largest market for flexible packaging globally.

Furthermore, the report also assesses the key opportunities available in the market and summaries the dynamic forces that are and will be accountable for growth of the industry. Growth of the global flexible packaging market has also been forecasted for the period 2016-2020, taking into consideration previous growth outlines, growth drivers and the existing and forthcoming trends.

A brief company profiling of Amcor Group, Berry Plastic Group and Bemis Company Inc. has been provided in the report. This section briefs about business overview, financial summary and business policies of these major companies.

Company Coverage

Amcor Ltd.
Berry Plastic Group
Bemis Plastic Inc.

Country Coverage

Asia-Pacific

Executive Summary

Anything that offers protection, information, promotion and waste reduction to the products are known as packaging. The main purpose of packaging is to deliver products in perfect condition to the ultimate consumers. Packaging fulfills the necessities of the product while reducing commercial and ecological effects of both the product and its package. One of the primary functions of packaging is promotion of the product as it depicts products features & benefits, list of ingredients and promotional message & branding.

Container or package made of flexible or elastic materials that when filled and closed can be readily change in shape. Bags, envelops, pouches, sachets and wrap etc. are some of the examples of flexible packaging which are generally made up of materials such as film, foil or paper sheeting. There are four types of packaging namely primary, secondary, tertiary and service. Main advantages of flexible packaging are convenience & portability, cost saving, sustainability and health benefits.

The global flexible packaging market is rising at a rapid pace with substantial growth rate over the previous few years and is projected to grow further over the forecasted period (2016-2020). Drivers that are supporting the growth of the market are rising urban population, increasing number of small households, growing & ageing population, technological advancements, increasing health awareness, changing life style and eating habits, rising disposable income of population in developing economies like India and China etc. Apart from these key factors there are considerable numbers of other factors that are propelling the demand of the flexible packaging.

In the forecasted period market is expected to grow on the back of increasing awareness towards reduction in food waste, rising shelf-appeal of products, health snacking practices by consumers and introduction of smart packaging etc. Yet the market is facing some challenges which are dampening the growth of the market. Some of the challenges faced by the industry are volatile prices of raw materials, lack of substantial e-packaging and environmental & regulatory issues.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 Overview of Packaging
2.2 Functions of Packaging
2.2.1 Primary Functions
Table 1: Primary Functions of Packaging
2.2.2 Secondary Functions
Table 2: Secondary Functions of Packaging
2.3 Types of Packaging
Table 3: Types of Packaging
2.3.1 Types of Packaging by Material
Table 4: Types of Packaging by Material
2.4 Flexible Packaging
2.4.1 Types of Flexible Packaging by Material
Table 5: Types of Flexible Packaging by Material
3. Global Market Analysis
3.1 Global Packaging Market: An Analysis
3.1.1 Global Packaging Market by Value
Table 6: Global Packaging Market by Value; 2013-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 7: Global Packaging Market by Value; 2016-2020E (US$ Billion)
3.1.2 Global Packaging Market Share by Substrates
Table 8: Global Packaging Market Share by Substrates; 2015
3.2 Global Flexible Packaging Market: An Analysis
3.2.1 Global Flexible Packaging Market by Value
Table 9: Global Flexible Packaging Market by Value; 2014-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 10: Global Flexible Packaging Market by Value; 2016-2020E (US$ Billion)
3.2.2 Global Flexible Packaging Market Share by Segment
Table 11: Global Flexible Packaging Market Share by Segment; 2015
3.2.3 Global Flexible Packaging Market Share by Region
Table 12: Global Flexible Packaging Market Share by Region; 2015
3.2.4 Global Flexible Packaging Market Share by Substrates
Table 13: Global Flexible Packaging Market Share by Substrates; 2015
3.2.5 Global Flexible Packaging Market CAGR by Region
Table 14: Global Flexible Packaging Market CAGR by Region; 2014-2020E
3.3 Global Flexible Packaging Market by Segment: An Analysis
3.3.1 Global Consumer Flexible Packaging Market by Value
Table 15: Global Consumer Flexible Packaging Market by Value; 2014-2015
(US$ Billion)
Table 16: Global Consumer Flexible Packaging Market by Value; 2016-2020E
(US$ Billion)
3.3.2 Global Consumer Flexible Packaging Market Share by End-Users
Table 17: Global Flexible Packaging Market Share by End-Users; 2015
3.3.3 Global Industrial Flexible Packaging Market by Value
Table 18: Global Industrial Flexible Packaging Market by Value; 2014-2015
(US$ Billion)
Table 19: Global Industrial Flexible Packaging Market by Value; 2016-2020E
(US$ Billion)
3.4 Global Flexible Packaging Market by Substrates: An Analysis
3.4.1 Global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market by Value
Table 20: Global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market by Value; 2014-2015
(US$ Billion)
Table 21: Global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market by Value; 2016-2020E
(US$ Billion)
3.4.2 Global Flexible Paper Packaging Market by Value
Table 22: Global Flexible Paper Packaging Market by Value; 2014-2015
(US$ Billion)
Table 23: Global Flexible Paper Packaging Market by Value; 2016-2020E
(US$ Billion)
3.4.3 Global Flexible Foil Packaging Market by Value
Table 24: Global Flexible Foil Packaging Market by Value; 2014-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 25: Global Flexible Foil Packaging Market by Value; 2016-2020E (US$ Billion)
4. Region/Country Analysis
4.1 Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market: An Analysis
4.1.1 Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market by Consumption
Table 26: Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market by Consumption; 2010-2015
(US$ Billion)
Table 27: Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market by Consumption; 2016-2020E (US$ Billion)
4.1.2 Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market by Volume
Table 28: Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market by Volume; 2012-2015 (Kilo Tons)
Table 29: Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market by Volume; 2016-2020 (Kilo Tons)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Growing and Ageing Population
Table 30: Global Ageing Population; 2000-2030E (Million)
5.1.2 Increasing Urban Population
Table 31: Global Urban Population (% of total Population); 2005-2015
5.1.3 Increasing Number of Small Households
Table 32: Household Composition; 2015
5.1.4 Growing E-Commerce Market
Table 33: E-Commerce Share of Retail Sales; 2012-2018E
5.1.5 Customer Focus on Fresh Products
5.1.6 Convenience Packaging
5.1.7 Rising Health Awareness among Consumers
5.2 Challenges
5.2.1 High R&D Costs
5.2.2 Lack of Sustainable E-Packaging Products
5.2.3 Limited Consumer Awareness
5.2.4 Environmental and Regulatory Issues
5.2.5 Chemical Shortage
5.2.6 High-Priced Raw Materials
5.3 Market Trends
5.3.1 Reduction in Food Waste/Cost
Table 34: Global Food Losses and Waste; 2015
5.3.2 Logistics Saving
5.3.3 Healthy Snacking
5.3.4 Shelf-Appeal
5.3.5 Innovation in Packaging
5.3.6 Introduction of Smart Packaging
6. Competitive Landscape
Table A: Flexible Packaging Industry Competitive Landscape; 2015
Table B: Global Top Players of Flexible Packaging Industry; 2015
7. Company Profiling
7.1 Amcor Ltd.
7.1.1 Business Overview
7.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 35: Amcor Ltd. Revenue; 2012-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 36: Amcor Ltd. Revenue by Segment; 2015
Table 37: Amcor Ltd. Revenue by Region; 2015
7.1.3 Business Strategy
7.2 Berry Plastic Group
7.2.1 Business Overview
7.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 38: Berry Plastic Group Revenue; 2011-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 39: Berry Plastic Group Revenue by Segment; 2015
7.2.3 Business Strategy
7.3 Bemis Company Inc.
7.3.1 Business Overview
7.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 40: Bemis Company Inc. Revenue; 2011-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 41: Bemis Company Inc. Revenue by Segment; 2015
7.3.3 Business Strategy

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