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Protective Packaging in the US by Product and Market, 9th Edition

Protective Packaging in the US by Product and Market, 9th Edition

US demand for protective packaging products is projected to increase 4.9% per year to $7.8 billion in 2021. Gains will be driven primarily by continued growth in retail e-commerce, while manufacturing applications will also continue to offer growth opportunities.

This report covers protective packaging product demand by Product and Market, along with a discussion of materials use. Data are presented in dollar value.

Protective packaging applications covered in the study include:
Flexible – including protective mailers, bubble packaging, air pillows, paper fill, dunnage bags, and surface protection films
Foam – including insulated shipping containers, molded foams, foam-in-place polyurethane, polyolefin rolled foams, and loose fill
Rigid – including paperboard protectors and molded pulp

Markets for fiber cement products include:
Durable Goods Manufacturing
Nondurable Goods Manufacturing
E-commerce

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US protective packaging market including key trends in applications and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2006, 2011, and 2016 with forecasts for 2021. Data are provided dollar value. Also included is an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the US Protective Packaging Market
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the US Market for Protective Packaging
    • Product Overview
      • Table Protective Packaging Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table Figure 2-2 | Protective Packaging Demand by Market & Annual Growth, 2006 - 2016
    • Pricing Trends
    • Material Trends
      • Table Protective Packaging Demand by Material, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Figure 2-3 | Protective Packaging Material Demand, 2016
    • Functions
      • Table Protective Packaging Product Functionality
    • Environmental & Other Regulatory Considerations
      • Overview
      • Packaging Waste Recovery
      • Sustainable Materials
      • Customization & Source Reduction
      • Regulatory Considerations
  • PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Key Trends for Protective Packaging Markets
    • Market Overview
      • Table Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
    • Durable Goods Manufacturing
      • Table Durable Goods Manufacturing Market for Protective Packaging, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Durable Goods Market: Protective Packaging Product Mix, 2006 - 2021
    • Nondurable Goods Manufacturing
      • Table Nondurable Goods Manufacturing Market for Protective Packaging, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Figure 3-3 | Nondurable Goods Market: Protective Packaging Product Mix, 2006 - 2021
    • E-Commerce
      • E-Commerce: Overview
        • Table E-Commerce Market for Protective Packaging, 2006 - 2021
      • E-Commerce: Protective Packaging Outlook
        • Table Figure 3-4 | E-Commerce & Overall Retail Annual Growth, with E-Commerce's Share, 2006 - 2021
      • E-Commerce: Products
        • Table Figure 3-5 | E-Commerce Market: Protective Packaging Product Mix, 2006 - 2021
    • Other
      • Table Other Markets for Protective Packaging, 2006 - 2021
      • Table Figure 3-6 | Other Markets: Protective Packaging Product Mix, 2006 - 2021
  • FLEXIBLE PROTECTIVE PACKAGING
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Trends for Flexible Protective Packaging
    • Demand Outlook for Flexible Protective Packaging
      • Table Flexible Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006 - 2021
    • Flexible Protective Packaging Suppliers
      • Table Flexible Protective Packaging: Selected Suppliers
    • Protective Mailers
      • Protective Mailers: Scope
        • Table Figure 4-2 | Protective Mailer
      • Protective Mailers: Demand Outlook
        • Table Protective Mailer Demand by Type & Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Protective Mailers: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Protective Mailers: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Protective Mailers: Suppliers
    • Bubble Packaging
      • Bubble Packaging: Scope
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Bubble Packaging
      • Bubble Packaging: Demand Outlook
        • Table Bubble Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Bubble Packaging: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Bubble Packaging: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Bubble Packaging: Suppliers
    • Air Pillows
      • Air Pillows: Scope
        • Table Figure 4-4 | Air Pillows
      • Air Pillows: Demand Outlook
        • Table Air Pillow Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Air Pillows: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Air Pillows: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Air Pillows: Suppliers
    • Paper Fill
      • Paper Fill: Scope
        • Table Figure 4-5 | Paper Fill
      • Paper Fill: Demand Outlook
        • Table Paper Fill Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Paper Fill: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Paper Fill: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Paper Fill: Suppliers
    • Dunnage Bags
      • Dunnage Bags: Scope
        • Table Figure 4-6 | Dunnage Bag
      • Dunnage Bags: Demand Outlook
        • Table Dunnage Bag Demand by Material & Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Dunnage Bags: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Dunnage Bags: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Dunnage Bag: Suppliers
    • Surface Protection Films
      • Surface Protection Films: Scope
        • Table Figure 4-7 | Surface Protection Film
      • Surface Protection Films: Demand Outlook
        • Table Surface Protection Film Demand, 2006 - 2021
      • Surface Protection Films: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Surface Protection Films: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Surface Protection Film: Suppliers
    • Other Flexible Protective Packaging Products
      • Other Flexible Protective Packaging Products: Scope
      • Other Flexible Protective Packaging Products: Demand Outlook
        • Table Other Flexible Packaging Demand, 2006 - 2021
      • Other Flexible Products: Suppliers
  • FOAM PROTECTIVE PACKAGING
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Key Trends for Foam Protective Packaging
    • Demand Outlook for Foam Protective Packaging
      • Table Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Product, 2006 - 2021
    • Foam Protective Packaging Suppliers
      • Table Flexible Protective Packaging: Selected Suppliers
    • Insulated Shipping Containers
      • Insulated Shipping Containers: Scope
        • Table Figure 5-2 | Insulated Shipping Containers
      • Insulated Shipping Containers: Demand Outlook
        • Table Insulated Shipping Container Demand by Application & Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Insulated Shipping Containers: Characteristics
      • Insulated Shipping Containers: Applications
        • Table Insulated Shipping Containers: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Insulated Shipping Containers: Suppliers
    • Molded Foam
      • Molded Foam: Scope
        • Table Figure 5-3 | Molded Foam
      • Molded Foam: Demand Outlook
        • Table Molded Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Material & Market, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 5-4 | Molded Foam Protective Packaging Product Mix, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Molded Foam: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
        • Table Figure 5-5 | Molded Expanded Polystyrene Molded Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 5-6 | Molded Polyolefin Molded Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 5-7 | Molded Polyurethane Molded Foam Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Molded Foams: Suppliers
    • Foam-in-Place Polyurethane
      • Foam-in-Place Polyurethane: Scope
        • Table Figure 5-8 | Foam-in-Place Polyurethane
      • Foam-in-Place Polyurethane: Demand Outlook
        • Table Foam-in-Place Polyurethane Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Foam-in-Place Polyurethane: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Foam-in-Place Polyurethane: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Foam-in-Place: Suppliers
    • Polyolefin Rolled Foam
      • Polyolefin Rolled Foam: Scope
        • Table Figure 5-9 | Polyolefin Rolled Foam
      • Polyolefin Rolled Foam: Demand Outlook
        • Table Polyolefin Rolled Foam Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Polyolefin Rolled Foam: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Polyolefin Rolled Foam: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Polyolefin Rolled Foam: Suppliers
    • Loose Fill
      • Loose Fill: Scope
        • Table Figure 5-10 | Loose Fill
      • Loose Fill: Demand Outlook
        • Table Loose Fill Protective Packaging Demand by Material & Market, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Loose Fill: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
        • Table Figure 5-11 | EPS & Biodegradable Loose Fill Protective Packaging: Share of Demand in Dollars, 2006 - 2021
      • Loose Fill: Suppliers
    • Other Foam Protective Packaging Products
      • Other Foam Protective Packaging Products: Scope
      • Other Foam Protective Packaging Products: Demand Outlook
        • Table Other Foam Protective Packaging Product Demand, 2006 - 2021
      • Other Foam Products: Suppliers
  • RIGID PROTECTIVE PACKAGING
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Key Trends in Rigid Protective Packaging
    • Demand Outlook for Rigid Protective Packaging
      • Table Rigid Protective Packaging Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021
    • Rigid Protective Packaging Suppliers
      • Table Rigid Protective Packaging: Selected Suppliers
    • Paperboard Protectors
      • Paperboard Protectors: Scope
        • Table Figure 6-2 | Paperboard Protectors
      • Paperboard Protectors: Demand Outlook
        • Table Paperboard Protector Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Paperboard Protectors: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Paperboard Protectors: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Paperboard Protectors: Suppliers
    • Molded Pulp
      • Molded Pulp: Scope
        • Table Figure 6-3 | Molded Pulp
      • Molded Pulp: Demand Outlook
        • Table Molded Pulp Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Molded Pulp: Characteristics & Applications
        • Table Molded Pulp: Advantages, Disadvantages, &Key Applications
      • Molded Pulp: Suppliers
    • Other Rigid Protective Packaging Products
      • Other Rigid Protective Packaging Products: Scope
      • Other Rigid Protective Packaging Products: Demand Outlook
        • Table Other Rigid Protective Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Other Rigid Products: Suppliers
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Protective Packaging Sales by Company, 2016
    • Market Share
      • Market Share Overview
        • Table Figure 7-1 | US Protective Packaging Market Share, 2016
      • Sealed Air
        • Table Figure 7-2 | US Protective Packaging Market Share: Leading Supplier
      • Sonoco Products
        • Table Figure 7-3 | US Protective Packaging Market Share: Second Leading Supplier
      • Pregis
        • Table Figure 7-4 | US Protective Packaging Market Share: Third Leading Supplier
      • Signode Industrial Group
        • Table Figure 7-5 | US Protective Packaging Market Share: Fourth Leading Supplier
      • Other Leaders
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Competitive Strategies
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Study Scope: US Protective Packaging Products & Markets
      • Table Relevant HS Codes
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
    • Methodology
    • Sources
    • Related Freedonia Group Studies
      • US Studies
      • Global Studies
    • Definitions
      • General
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 8-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2016, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Population & Households, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Figure 8-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2001 - 2016
      • Manufacturers' Shipments
        • Table Manufacturers' Shipments, 2006 - 2021
      • Retail Sales & E-Commerce Outlook
        • Table Retail & E-Commerce Sales, 2006 - 2021
      • Packaging Industry Outlook
        • Table Packaging Supply & Demand, 2006 - 2021

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