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Plastics Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Plastics Wholesaling in the US

Over the five years to 2018, robust growth in key downstream markets helped bolster industry demand. Plastics wholesalers distribute resin and plastic materials to plastic product manufacturers. These wholesalers also distribute finished plastic products to other downstream industries, including car manufacturers and construction industries. Accordingly, increased activity in the construction and auto manufacturing industries raises demand for industry products. Over the five years to 2023, the industry is projected to experience increasing demand from downstream plastic product manufacturers and construction industries, and the price of plastic and resin is expected to increase.

This industry wholesales plastics materials and resins, as well as unsupported plastic film, sheet, sheeting, rod, tube and other basic forms and shapes. Products sold within the Plastics Wholesaling industry are sold to industrial manufacturers. Manufacturers use plastic products to manufacture durable goods.

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 Industrial production index
    • 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 Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • 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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