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Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing in the US

The Plastic Film, Sheet and Bag Manufacturing industry has declined slightly, as increased demand from consumers has been countered by volatile input prices. These lower input prices have forced industry operators to cut product prices and have dragged revenue down throughout the period. Over the five years to 2023, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.5% to $47.9 billion. Consumer spending is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.0% over the five-year period. As consumers require additional plastic film, sheets and bags, demand for this industry's products will rise.

This industry converts plastic resins into various films, sheets and bags. Industry products are used by manufacturers for packing and storing products, by retailers for transporting merchandise and by consumers for household purposes. Industry operators also form, coat or laminate plastic film and sheets into single-wall or multiwall plastic bags.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Consumer spending
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Berry Plastics Group Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Bemis Company Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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