Global demand for protective packaging is projected to increase 6.5 percent per year to $33.5 billion in 2021. Gains will be driven worldwide by the rapid growth in e-commerce activity and sustained expansion in manufacturing output.
This report covers protective packaging product demand by Product Type, Market, and Region. Data are given in US dollar value.
Protective packaging product types covered in the study include:
Flexible, including protective mailers, bubble packaging, air pillows, paper fill, dunnage bags, and other
Foam, including molded foams, insulated shipping containers, rolled foams, foam-in-place polyurethane, loose fill, and other
Rigid, including paperboard protectors, molded pulp, and other
Markets for protective packaging products include:
Durable goods manufacturing
Nondurable goods manufacturing
Retail & other
Demand is broken out for the following regions:
Central & South America
Scope of the Report
This study discusses the global market for protective packaging. It includes information on flexible, foam, and rigid products. The markets are durable goods manufacturing, nondurable goods manufacturing, e-commerce, and retail & other. There are 6 regional breakouts and 17 country breakouts. Historical data for 2006, 2011, and 2016; and forecasts for 2021 are provided. Also included is an analysis of market share.