This report forecasts US tube and stick packaging demand in US dollars at the manufacturers’ level to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of squeeze tubes, twist tubes, cartridges, stick packs, and other tubes and sticks. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: cosmetics and toiletries, pharmaceuticals, adhesives and sealants, food, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided at five-year intervals for 2003, 2008, and 2013; the various segments are reported for 2008 and 2013. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends and key economic indicators. A Demand Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 29-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.