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Global Air Cushion Packaging Market 2017-2021

About Air Cushion Packaging

Flexible protective packaging includes flexible foam, bubble wraps, paper fills, dunnage bags, and air cushions. These types of packaging are used to block and secure, fill empty spaces in a carton, and encase products to eliminate chances of damage during their transit. Flexible protective packaging protects products from damages due to vibration, shock, UV rays, and others that can occur during transit. Each type of protective packaging is used differently based on the product type and the degree of protection required. Air cushion packaging accounts for 35.28% of the global flexible protective packaging market. It occupies less space and offers better cost benefits compared with other flexible packaging products. In addition, it can easily be recycled and is considered safe for the environment. There has been a push, especially from consumers, to reduce plastic waste.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global air cushion packaging market to grow at a CAGR of 8.11% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global air cushion packaging market for 2017-2021. The market size of air cushion packaging market is based on the revenue of the companies. The report provides the vendor landscape and a detailed profiling of the market participants of air cushion packaging market.

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

  • Americas
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Air Cushion Packaging Market 2017-2021, 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
  • DynaCorp
  • Pregis
  • Sealed Air
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • Storopack
Other prominent vendors
  • Automated Packaging Systems
  • FP International
  • Geami
  • iVEX Protective Packaging
  • Macfarlane Group
  • Polyair
  • Shorr Packaging
  • Veritiv Corporation
Market driver
  • Increased demand from e-commerce market
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Market challenge
  • Volatility in raw material prices
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Market trend
  • Emergence of biodegradable plastic
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global air cushion packaging market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Global air cushion packaging market by end-user
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market by end-user 2016 and 2021 (% revenue)
      • Table Global air cushion packaging revenue 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market by growth rate 2017-2021 (% revenue)
    • Global air cushion packaging market by consumer goods industry
      • Table Global pharmaceutical packaging market by consumer goods industry 2016-2021 ($millions)
    • Global air cushion packaging market by food and beverages industry
      • Table Global air cushion packaging by food and beverages industry 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Single person households 2016 (% volume)
    • Global air cushion packaging market by electronics industry
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market by electronics industry 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global air cushion packaging market by personal care industry
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market by personal care industry 2016-2021 ($millions)
    • Global air cushion packaging market by pharmaceutical industry
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market by pharmaceutical industry 2016-2021 ($millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global air cushion packaging market by geography
      • Table Global air cushion packaging by geography 2016 and 2021 (% revenue)
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market growth rate 2016-2021 (% revenue)
    • Air cushion packaging market in Americas
      • Table Air cushion packaging market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Air cushion packaging market in Europe
      • Table Air cushion packaging market in Europe 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Air cushion packaging market in APAC
      • Table Air cushion packaging market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Air cushion packaging market in ROW
      • Table Air cushion packaging in ROW 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Environment-friendly features of air cushion packaging
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of biodegradable plastic
    • Market consolidation
    • Increase in demand for air cushion packaging for food items
    • Technological innovation
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Global air cushion packaging market: Key competitive factors
    • DynaCorp
      • Table DynaCorp: Product Segmentation
      • Table DynaCorp: Product portfolio
    • Pregis
      • Table Pregis: Products and solutions segmentation
      • Table Recent developments in Pregis
    • Sealed Air
      • Table Sealed Air: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Recent developments in Sealed Air
    • Smurfit Kappa
      • Table Smurfit Kappa: Packaging products and services
      • Table Smurfit Kappa: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Smurfit Kappa: Product portfolio
      • Table Recent developments in Smurfit Kappa
    • Storopack
      • Table Storopack: Business segmentation
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors for air cushion packaging market
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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