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North American Flexible Packaging Coatings for the Food and the Pharmaceuticals Markets

North American Flexible Packaging Coatings for the Food and the Pharmaceuticals Markets

The North American flexible packaging coatings market is growing. Initiatives to prevent food wastage and the increasing shift of food and pharmaceuticals packaging from rigid and semi- rigid to flexible are the key factors driving the market.

Market expansion is majorly restrained by customers’ price sensitivity and the volatile cost of raw materials, which directly influences the price of coatings.

In 2014, revenue was estimated at $􂀀 million and is expected to reach $􂀀 million in 2021, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 􂀀% from 2014 to 2021.

Heat seal coatings occupy the highest volume share within the food and the pharmaceuticals segments and accounted for 􂀀% of the total market in 2014. This trend is anticipated to continue throughout the forecast period.

Significant investments in specialized R&D setups in line with market trends pertaining to food and pharmaceuticals flexible packaging are facilitating M&As in the market and are expected to improve manufacturing facilities.

The market is highly fragmented. In 2014, the top 􂀀 companies (Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Henkel), Dow Chemical Company, and ALTANA) accounted for 􂀀% of the total revenue.

About this report

This research service identifies the major market drivers and restraints and the regulatory and technology trends affecting the North American flexible packaging coatings market in the food and the pharmaceutical industries. The product segments covered in this study are heat seal coatings, cold seal coatings, barrier coatings, co-extrusion primers, and functional additives. Competitive structure and market share data are provided at the total market level. The base year is 2014 and the forecast period ends in 2021. The market is primarily driven by consumer lifestyle changes and government initiatives to reduce food wastage. Diversified requirements in terms of food packaging have initiated robust technical developments and target-specific products.


  • Executive Summary
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Overview-Definitions
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Segmentation
    • Market Trends
    • Product and Technology Trends
    • Material Trends
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Distribution Channels
    • Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Product Matrix
    • Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Value Chain
  • External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints-Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Market Engineering Measurements, North America, 2014
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume Forecast
      • Table Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Average Price, North America, 2011-2021
      • Table Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Average Price Growth Rate, North America, 2011-2021
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Volume Forecast by Vertical Market
    • Volume Forecast by Vertical Market
      • Table Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Volume Forecast by Vertical Market, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume Forecast by Vertical Market Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market
    • Competitive Analysis-Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 4 Participants, North America, 2014
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Mega Trends
    • Mega Trend Impact on the Flexible Packaging Coatings Market
    • Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Regulatory Landscape-Food Vertical Market
    • Total Flexible Packaging Coatings Regulatory Landscape-Pharmaceuticals Vertical Market
  • CEO's 360 Degree Perspective
  • Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market
    • Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Market Engineering Measurements, North America, 2014
    • Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Volume Forecast
      • Table Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Food Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Percent Volume Forecast by Technology
    • Heat Seal Coatings Segment Breakdown
    • Heat Seal Coatings Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Heat Seal Coatings Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Heat Seal Coatings Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Heat Seal Coatings Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Cold Seal Coatings Segment Breakdown
    • Cold Seal Coatings Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Cold Seal Coatings Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Cold Seal Coatings Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Cold Seal Coatings Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Barrier Coatings Segment Breakdown
    • Barrier Coatings Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Barrier Coatings Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Barrier Coatings Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Barrier Coatings Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Co-extrusion Primers Segment Breakdown
    • Co-extrusion Primers Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Co-extrusion Primers Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Co-extrusion Primers Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Co-extrusion Primers Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Functional Additives Segment Breakdown
    • Functional Additives Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Functional Additives Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Functional Additives Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Functional Additives Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market
    • Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Market Engineering Measurements, North America, 2014
    • Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Volume Forecast
      • Table Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pharmaceuticals Flexible Packaging Coatings Market-Percent Volume Forecast by Technology
    • Heat Seal Coatings Segment Breakdown
    • Heat Seal Coatings Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Heat Seal Coatings Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Heat Seal Coatings Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Heat Seal Coatings Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Cold Seal Coatings Segment Breakdown
    • Cold Seal Coatings Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Cold Seal Coatings Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Cold Seal Coatings Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Cold Seal Coatings Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Barrier Coatings Segment Breakdown
    • Barrier Coatings Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Barrier Coatings Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Barrier Coatings Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Barrier Coatings Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Co-extrusion Primers Segment Breakdown
    • Co-extrusion Primers Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Co-extrusion Primers Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Co-extrusion Primers Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Co-extrusion Primers Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Functional Additives Segment Breakdown
    • Functional Additives Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Functional Additives Segment: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Functional Additives Segment-Volume Forecast
      • Table Functional Additives Segment: Volume Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Volume and Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Partial List of Companies in "Others"-Competitive Analysis
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed

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