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Pouches


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Pouches

Growth in the US pouches market will total 4.4% annually through 2020 in value terms.  Gains will be fueled by the transition from rigid packaging formats such as folding cartons to pouches, particularly stand-up types.  The use of value-added features, such as closures and dispensing spouts will also lead to value gains and adoption of pouches in new markets.

This report segments the pouch industry by Type and Market.  Data is provided in million US dollars and billion units.

Pouch types include:
Pillow
Side-seal
Stand-up

Pillow pouches will remain the largest of these through 2020.  Fastest growth will be for stand-up pouches, driven by their ability to provide shelf distinction, space efficiency, and high visibility of the packaged contents.

Major markets include:
Candy & Snacks
Processed Foods
Medical & Pharmaceutical 
Beverages
Produce
Meat, Poultry, & Seafood
Consumer Products
Pet Food
Cheese
Industrial 

Candy and snacks was the leading outlet in 2015.  The most rapid gains through 2020 are forecast for the industrial market, fueled by the cost advantages that often exist in the transition from rigid packaging to flexible formats for bulk shipping.

Most pouch users manufacture their pouches internally using form/fill/seal machinery.  However, the use of pouches by smaller firms has led to gains in the market for premade pouches that are formed and bought from converters. Industry participants include Amcor, Bemis, Berry Plastics, Coveris, Hood Companies, Mondi, Printpack, ProAmpac, Sealed Air, and Sonoco Products.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table POUCH DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Consumer Income & Spending
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES
    • Retail Sales
      • Table RETAIL SALES
    • Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS
    • Food & Beverage Industry Overview
      • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS
    • Packaging Industry Overview
      • Table PACKAGING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Paper
      • Plastic
      • Metal
      • Glass & Wood
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table POUCH PRICES
    • Machinery Trends
    • Raw Material & Component Trends
      • Plastic Film, Paper, &Foil
      • Adhesives, Inks, &Coatings
      • Closures & Other Components
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
    • International Activity & Foreign Trade
  • PRODUCT & MARKET OVERVIEW
    • Pouch Definition
    • Product Types
      • Table POUCH DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Flat Pouches
        • Table FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
        • Table CHART III-1 FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
        • Table PILLOW POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table CHART III-2 PILLOW POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
        • Table FOUR-SIDE-SEAL FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table CHART III-3 FOUR-SIDE-SEAL FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
        • Table THREE-SIDE-SEAL FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table CHART III-4 THREE-SIDE-SEAL POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
      • Stand-Up Pouches
        • Table STAND-UP POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table CHART III-5 STAND-UP POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
    • Product Features
      • Table CHART III-6 POUCH FEATURES COMPARISON, 2005-2025
      • Resealable Pouches
        • Table RESEALABLE POUCH DEMAND
      • Vacuum Pouches
        • Table VACUUM POUCH DEMAND
      • Retort Pouches
        • Table RETORT POUCH DEMAND
      • Shaped Pouches
        • Table SHAPED POUCH DEMAND
      • Spouted Pouches
        • Table SPOUTED POUCH DEMAND
      • Stick Pouches
        • Table STICK POUCH DEMAND
      • Aseptic Pouches
        • Table ASEPTIC POUCH DEMAND
    • Markets & Production Methods
      • Table POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, PRODUCTION METHOD, &APPEARANCE
      • Form/Fill/Seal
      • Preformed
  • FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING
    • General
      • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION & TYPE
      • Table CHART IV-1 FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2015
    • Candy & Snack Foods
      • Candy & Snack Food Outlook
        • Table CANDY & SNACK SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table CANDY & SNACK MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table CHART IV-2 CANDY & SNACKS POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025
        • Table SAVORY SNACK MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table CANDY & CONFECTION MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table BAKERY SNACK MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table NUT & DRIED FRUIT MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table OTHER SNACK FOOD MARKET FOR POUCHES
    • Processed Foods
      • Processed Foods Outlook
        • Table PROCESSED FOODS SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table PROCESSED FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table CHART IV-3 PROCESSED FOOD POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025
        • Table DRY FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table FROZEN FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table SAUCES & CONDIMENTS MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table OTHER PROCESSED FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES
    • Beverages
      • Beverage Outlook
        • Table BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table BEVERAGE MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table JUICE & FRUIT DRINK MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table OTHER BEVERAGE MARKETS FOR POUCHES
    • Fresh Produce
      • Fresh Produce Outlook
        • Table FRESH PRODUCE SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table FRESH PRODUCE MARKET FOR POUCHES
    • Meat, Poultry, &Seafood
      • Meat, Poultry, &Seafood Outlook
        • Table MEAT, POULTRY, &SEAFOOD SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table MEAT, POULTRY, &SEAFOOD MARKET FOR POUCHES
    • Pet Food
      • Pet Food Outlook
        • Table PET FOOD & TREAT SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table PET FOOD MARKET FOR POUCHES
    • Cheese
      • Cheese Outlook
        • Table CHEESE SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table CHEESE MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table CHART IV-4 CHEESE POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025
    • Other Foods
      • Table OTHER FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES
  • NONFOOD PACKAGING
    • General
      • Table NONFOOD PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION & TYPE
      • Table CHART V-1 NONFOOD PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2015
    • Medical & Pharmaceutical
      • Medical & Pharmaceutical Products Outlook
        • Table MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS
      • Pouch Demand
        • Table MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET FOR POUCHES
        • Table MEDICAL SUPPLY & DEVICE MARKET FOR POUCHES
    • Consumer Products
      • Table CONSUMER PRODUCTS MARKET FOR POUCHES
      • Table CHART V-2 CONSUMER PRODUCTS POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025
      • Lawn & Garden Products
      • Wipes
      • Soaps & Cleaning Products
      • Other
    • Industrial & Other Products
      • Table INDUSTRIAL & OTHER MARKETS FOR POUCHES
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table US MERCHANT POUCH SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Merchant vs. Captive
      • Table CAPTIVE & MERCHANT POUCH DEMAND
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 US MERCHANT POUCH MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Advance Polybag Incorporated
      • Amcor Limited
      • American Packaging Corporation
      • Barry-Wehmiller Companies Incorporated
      • Bemis Company Incorporated
      • Berry Plastics Corporation
      • Bosch (Robert) GmbH
      • Cheer Pack North America LLC
      • Coesia SpA
      • Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH
      • Coveris Holdings SA
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Hearthside Food Solutions LLC
      • Hood Companies
      • Illinois Tool Works Incorporated
      • InterFlex Group Incorporated
      • LLFLEX LLC
      • LPS Industries LLC
      • Mamata Machinery Private Limited
      • Mondi Group
      • Multifilm Packaging Corporation
      • Oliver Products Company
      • PCI Pharma Services
      • PouchTec Industries LLC
      • Printpack Incorporated
      • ProAmpac LLC
      • Reynolds Group Holdings Limited
      • Robbie Manufacturing Incorporated
      • Rollprint Packaging Products Incorporated
      • ROVEMA GmbH
      • Salzgitter AG
      • Sealed Air Corporation
      • Sigma Plastics Group
      • Sonoco Products Company
      • St. Johns Packaging Limited
      • Totani Corporation
      • UDG Healthcare plc
      • Wihuri Oy
    • Additional Companies in the Pouch Industry

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