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Flexible Packaging Market in Europe 2018-2022

Flexible Packaging Market in Europe 2018-2022

About Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging is made of flexible or easily yielding materials, which when filled with a product readily changes the shape. The packaging can be made of plastic, paper, or aluminum film or foil or combination of these materials.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the flexible packaging market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 4.61% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the flexible packaging market in Europe for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of flexible packaging.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Flexible Packaging Market in Europe 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Amcor
  • Bemis
  • Berry Global
  • Constantia Flexibles
  • Sealed Air
Market driver
  • Reduction of up to 82% of plastic weight in flexible packaging in comparison to rigid packaging
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rigid packaging holding more than 70% share of market
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Rising market share of digital printing in flexible packaging
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Flexible Packaging Market in Europe 2018-2022

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the flexible packaging market in Europe: Amcor, Bemis , Berry Global , Constantia Flexibles, Sealed Air

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Rising market share of digital printing in flexible packaging. As of 2017, the major share of flexible packaging is used for food packaging, and the majority of these packages are printed using the conventional printing method of flexo printing, a cost-effective method of printing suitable for medium-to-long-run volumes with around 3-4 weeks of average turnaround times.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Reduction of up to 82% of plastic weight in flexible packaging in comparison to rigid packaging. The growing focus on sustainability is increasing the need for companies to adopt strategies to lower the plastic waste generated by them. The increased focus on sustainability is fostering the demand for flexible packaging. The exhibit below shows the differences between rigid packaging and flexible packaging. In the exhibit below, a rigid high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle is considered to have a volume of around 1 gallon, and a flexible plastic pouch is considered to be of the same volume, for the sake of comparison.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Rigid packaging holding more than 70% share of market. The global packaging market comprises rigid and flexible packaging. There are different types of rigid packaging solutions made from materials such as plastic, glass, and metal. For example, glass bottles are used for packaging food products such as ketchup. The global rigid packaging market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 4.5% during the forecast period. Factors such as the high recycling rate are driving the global rigid packaging market. In 2017, the average glass recycling rate in the EU was more than 70%.

Companies Mentioned

Amcor, Bemis , Berry Global , Constantia Flexibles, Sealed Air

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market - Global flexible packaging market
      • Table Segments of global flexible packaging market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by raw material
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by raw material
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by raw material - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by raw material
      • Table Comparison by raw material
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by plastic - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by plastic - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Common flexible plastic packaging materials and their applications in packaging
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by plastic - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by paper - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by paper - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by paper - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by aluminum - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by aluminum - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by aluminum - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by raw material
      • Table Market opportunity by raw material
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by end-user
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by end-user - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by food products - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by food products - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by food products - Year-over-year growth 2018- 2022 (%)
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by confectionery products - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by confectionery products - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by confectionery products - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by healthcare - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by healthcare - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by healthcare - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by others - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Regional landscape
    • Flexible packaging market in Europe by regional segmentation
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Europe by regional segmentation - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Flexible packaging market in Western Europe - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Western Europe - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Western Europe - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Flexible packaging market in Eastern Europe - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Eastern Europe - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Flexible packaging market in Eastern Europe - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Reductions associated with use of flexible packaging instead of rigid packaging
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growing emphasis on biopolymers
    • Rising market share of digital printing in flexible packaging
    • Increasing demand for small-sized packaging and retort pouch packaging
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Amcor
      • Table Amcor- Vendor overview
      • Table Amcor - Business segments
      • Table Amcor - Organizational developments
      • Table Amcor - Geographic focus
      • Table Amcor - Segment focus
      • Table Amcor - Key offerings
    • Bemis
      • Table Bemis - Vendor overview
      • Table Bemis - Business segments
      • Table Bemis - Organizational developments
      • Table Bemis - Geographic focus
      • Table Bemis - Segment focus
      • Table Bemis - Key offerings
    • Berry Global
      • Table Berry Global - Vendor overview
      • Table Berry Global - Business segments
      • Table Berry Global - Organizational developments
      • Table Berry Global - Geographic focus
      • Table Berry Global - Segment focus
      • Table Berry Global - Key offerings
    • Constantia Flexibles
      • Table Constantia Flexibles - Vendor overview
      • Table Constantia Flexibles - Business segments
      • Table Constantia Flexibles - Organizational developments
      • Table Constantia Flexibles - Geographic focus
      • Table Constantia Flexibles - Segment focus
      • Table Constantia Flexibles - Key offerings
    • Sealed Air
      • Table Sealed Air - Vendor overview
      • Table Sealed Air - Business segments
      • Table Sealed Air - Organizational developments
      • Table Sealed Air - Geographic focus
      • Table Sealed Air - Segment focus
      • Table Sealed Air - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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