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Global Protective Packaging Market, 4th Edition

Global Protective Packaging Market, 4th Edition

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
E-commerce
Retail & other

Demand is broken out for the following regions:
North America
Western Europe
Asia/Pacific
Central & South America
Eastern Europe
Africa/Mideast

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.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the Global Protective Packaging Market
  • GLOBAL PROTECTIVE PACKAGING OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Global Protective Packaging Market: Key Trends
    • Demand by Region
      • Table Global Protective Packaging Demand by Region, 2006-2021
    • Pricing Trends
    • Impact of Rising E-Commerce Sales
      • Table Figure 2-2 | E-Commerce Market for Protective Packaging, 2006-2016
    • Environmental Issues
      • Overview
      • Sustainable Materials
      • Customization & Source Reduction
    • Regulatory Factors
      • Table Selected Regulations & Organizations Related to the Global Protective Packaging Market
  • PROTECTIVE PACKAGING PRODUCTS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Global Protective Packaging: Key Product Trends
    • Demand by Product
      • Table Global Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2016
    • Flexible Protective Packaging
      • Demand Outlook
        • Table Global Flexible Protective Packaging Demand by Type, 2006-2021
        • Table Figure 3-3 | Flexible Protective Packaging: Compound Annual Growth by Product, 2006-2021
      • Protective Mailers
        • Table Protective Mailers: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Bubble Packaging
        • Table Bubble Packaging: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Air Pillows
        • Table Air Pillows: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Paper Fill
        • Table Paper Fill: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Dunnage Bags
        • Table Dunnage Bags: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Other Flexible
    • Foam Protective Packaging
      • Demand Outlook
        • Table Global Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Type, 2006-2021
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Foam Protective Packaging: Compound Annual Growth by Product, 2006-2021
      • Molded Foams
        • Table Molded Foams: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Insulated Shipping Containers
        • Table Insulated Shipping Containers: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Foam-in-Place Polyurethane
        • Table Foam-in-Place Polyurethane: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Rolled Foams
        • Table Rolled Foams: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Loose Fill
        • Table Loose Fill: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Other Foams
    • Rigid Protective Packaging
      • Demand Outlook
        • Table Global Rigid Protective Packaging Demand by Type, 2006-2021
        • Table Figure 3-5 | Rigid Protective Packaging: Compound Annual Growth by Product, 2006-2021
      • Paperboard Protectors
        • Table Paperboard Protectors: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Molded Pulp
        • Table Molded Pulp: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Other Rigid
  • PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Global Protective Packaging: Key Market Trends
    • Demand by Market
      • Table Global Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Figure 4-2 | Global Protective Packaging Markets: Shares of Regional Demand, 2016
    • Durable Goods Manufacturing
      • Table Global Durable Goods Market for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
      • Table Figure 4-3 | Global Durable Goods Market for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
    • Nondurable Goods Manufacturing
      • Table Global Nondurable Goods Market for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
      • Table Figure 4-4 | Global Nondurable Goods Market for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
    • E-Commerce
      • Table Figure 4-5 | E-Commerce's Share of Regional Protective Packaging Demand, 2011-2021
      • Regional Outlook
        • Table Global E-Commerce Market for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
        • Table Figure 4-6 | Global E-Commerce Market for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
      • E-Commerce Packaging Trends
    • Retail & Other
      • Table Global Retail & Other Markets for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
      • Table Figure 4-7 | Global Retail & Other Markets for Protective Packaging by Region, 2006-2021
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | North America: Key Trends in the Protective Packaging Market
    • Protective Packaging Market Position
      • Scope
      • Market Size
        • Table Figure 5-2 | North America: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
    • Protective Packaging Demand Forecast
      • Table North America: Protective Packaging Demand by Market & Type, 2006-2021
    • United States
      • Table Figure 5-3 | United States: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table United States: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table United States: Flexible Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table United States: Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table United States: Rigid Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table United States: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Production Facilities
    • Canada
      • Table Figure 5-4 | Canada: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Canada: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Canada: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Canada: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Mexico
      • Table Figure 5-5 | Mexico: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Mexico: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Mexico: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Mexico: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Western Europe: Key Trends in the Protective Packaging Market
    • Protective Packaging Market Position
      • Scope
      • Market Size
        • Table Figure 6-2 | Western Europe: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
    • Protective Packaging Demand Forecast
      • Table Western Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Market & Type, 2006-2021
    • Germany
      • Table Figure 6-3 | Germany: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Germany: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Germany: Flexible Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Germany: Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Germany: Rigid Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Germany: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • United Kingdom
      • Table Figure 6-4 | United Kingdom: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table United Kingdom: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table United Kingdom: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table United Kingdom: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • France
      • Table Figure 6-5 | France: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table France: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table France: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table France: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Italy
      • Table Figure 6-6 | Italy: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Italy: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Italy: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
    • Spain
      • Table Figure 6-7 | Spain: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Spain: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Spain: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Spain: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table Figure 6-8 | Other Western Europe: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Other Western Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Western Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Western Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Country, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Western Europe: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 7-1 | Asia/Pacific: Key Trends in the Protective Packaging Market
    • Protective Packaging Market Position
      • Scope
      • Market Size
        • Table Figure 7-2 | Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
    • Protective Packaging Demand Forecast
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Demand by Market & Type, 2006-2021
    • China
      • Table Figure 7-3 | China: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table China: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table China: Flexible Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table China: Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table China: Rigid Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table China: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Japan
      • Table Figure 7-4 | Japan: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Japan: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Japan: Flexible Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Japan: Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Japan: Rigid Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Japan: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • South Korea
      • Table Figure 7-5 | South Korea: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table South Korea: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table South Korea: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
    • India
      • Table Figure 7-6 | India: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table India: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table India: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table India: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Taiwan
      • Table Figure 7-7 | Taiwan: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Taiwan: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Taiwan: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Taiwan: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Indonesia
      • Table Figure 7-8 | Indonesia: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Indonesia: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Indonesia: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table Figure 7-9 | Other Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Demand by Country, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Selected Countries with Protective Packaging Facilities
  • CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA
    • America: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 8-1 | Central & South America: Key Trends in the Protective Packaging Market
    • Protective Packaging Market Position
      • Scope
      • Market Size
        • Table Figure 8-2 | Central & South America: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
    • Protective Packaging Demand Forecast
      • Table Central & South America: Protective Packaging Demand by Market & Type, 2006-2021
      • Table Central & South America: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Brazil
      • Table Figure 8-3 | Brazil: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Brazil: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Brazil: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
    • Other Central & South America
      • Table Figure 8-4 | Other Central & South America: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Other Central & South America: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Central & South America: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Central & South America: Protective Packaging Demand by Country, 2006-2021
  • EASTERN EUROPE
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 9-1 | Eastern Europe: Key Trends in the Protective Packaging Market
    • Protective Packaging Market Position
      • Scope
      • Market Size
        • Table Figure 9-2 | Eastern Europe: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
    • Protective Packaging Demand Forecast
      • Table Eastern Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Market & Type, 2006-2021
      • Table Eastern Europe: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Russia
      • Table Figure 9-3 | Russia: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Russia: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Russia: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
    • Other Eastern Europe
      • Table Figure 9-4 | Other Eastern Europe: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Protective Packaging Demand by Country, 2006-2021
  • AFRICA/MIDEAST
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 10-1 | Africa/Mideast: Key Trends in the Protective Packaging Market
    • Protective Packaging Market Position
      • Scope
      • Market Size
        • Table Figure 10-2 | Africa/Mideast: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
    • Protective Packaging Demand Forecast
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Protective Packaging Demand by Market & Type, 2006-2021
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Selected Companies with Protective Packaging Facilities
    • Turkey
      • Table Figure 10-3 | Turkey: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Turkey: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Turkey: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
    • Other Africa/Mideast
      • Table Figure 10-4 | Other Africa/Mideast: Protective Packaging Market Key Indicators, 2016
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006-2021
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Protective Packaging Demand by Country, 2006-2021
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table Global Protective Packaging Sales by Company, 2016
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 11-1 | Global Protective Packaging Market Share, 2016
      • Table Figure 11-2 | Global Protective Packaging Market Share: First Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 11-3 | Global Protective Packaging Market Share: Second Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 11-4 | Global Protective Packaging Market Share: Third Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 11-5 | Global Protective Packaging Market Share: Fourth Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 11-6 | Global Protective Packaging Market Share: Fifth Leading Supplier
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Marketing Strategies
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Study Scope: Global Protective Packaging Products & Markets
      • Table Relevant HS Codes
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
    • Methodology
    • Sources
    • Related Freedonia Group Studies
    • Definitions
    • Exchange Rates
    • Country Lists by Region
      • Table Countries in North America
      • Table Countries in Western Europe
      • Table Countries in the Asia/Pacific Region
      • Table Countries in Central & South America
      • Table Countries in Eastern Europe
      • Table Countries in the Africa/Mideast Region
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Global Gross Domestic Product by Region & Country, 2006 - 2021
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Global Population by Region & Country, 2006 - 2021
      • Global Manufacturing
        • Table Global Manufacturing Value Added by Region & Country, 2006 - 2021
      • Global E-Commerce Overview
        • Table Global E-Commerce Revenues by Region & Country, 2006-2021
      • Global Retail Sales
        • Table Global Retail Sales by Region & Country, 2006-2021
      • Global Packaging Overview
        • Table Global Packaging Demand, 2006-2021

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