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Global Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Market 2018-2022

Global Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Market 2018-2022

About this market

Innovations in FIBC products to trend in the market. The vendors in the FIBC market are expanding their product portfolios by adding innovative FIBC products as per the needs of various end-users. These innovations relate to the shape of the product, convenience in handling, and the properties of the raw materials used in manufacturing FIBCs. Technavio’s analysts have predicted that the flexible intermediate bulk container market will register a CAGR of more than 6% by 2022.

Market Overview

Growing pharmaceutical industry in Europe

The growing innovations in the field of oncology, as well as diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and others, are spurring the growth of the pharmaceutical industry in Europe. The export and import values of the European pharmaceutical market have been rising since 2014, which, in turn, is expected to spur demand for FIBCs from different European countries.

Stringent regulations on use of FIBCs for food packaging

The initiatives being undertaken by the government for the safe packaging of food products is increasing in the developed countries. The need for FIBC manufacturers to comply with these different government regulations will increase their cost of production, and thus affect their profit margins

For the detailed list of factors that will drive and challenge the growth of the flexible intermediate bulk container market during the 2018-2022, view our report.

Competitive Landscape

The market appears to be fragmented and with the presence of several companies including Greif and Plastipak Group the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as the rising pharmaceutical industry in Europe and the innovations in FIBC products, will provide considerable growth opportunities to flexible intermediate bulk container manufactures. Berry Global, Conitex Sonoco, Global-Pak, Greif, and Plastipak Group are some of the major companies covered in this report.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Related market
      • Table Global industrial 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 Global - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (million units)
      • Table Pesticides consumption in key European countries 2016
      • Table Global - 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
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table End-user - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Chemical - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Chemical - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (million units)
      • Table Chemical - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Food - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Food - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (million units)
      • Table Global cereal production 2015-2017 (million units)
      • Table US agricultural product exports to China 2014-2017 ($ billions)
      • Table Food - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Other end-users - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022
      • Table OE - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (million units)
      • Table US pharmaceutical sales 2014-2017 ($ billions)
      • Table OE - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (million units)
      • Table Prominent free trade agreements between the EU and other countries
      • Table Key warehouse capacity addition in European countries 2013-2017 (thousand square meters)
      • Table EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (million units)
      • Table Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (million units)
      • Table Exports and imports between India and China 2010-2016 ($ billions)
      • Table APAC - Year over year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Expected growth of global construction industry 2019-2022 ($ trillions)
      • Table European pharmaceutical import and export values 2015-2017 ($ billions)
    • Market challenges
      • Table Average global crude oil prices 2012-2017 (YoY growth rate %)
      • Table Global polypropylene prices 2014-2016 ($/ton)
  • Market trends
    • Innovations in FIBC products
    • Need for sustainability in global FIBC market
    • Global economic recovery
  • 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
    • Berry Global
      • Table Berry Global - 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
    • Conitex Sonoco
      • Table Conitex Sonoco - Overview
      • Table Conitex Sonoco - Business segments
      • Table Conitex Sonoco - Organizational developments
      • Table Conitex Sonoco - Key offerings
    • Global-Pak
      • Table Global-Pak - Overview
      • Table Global-Pak - Business segments
      • Table Global-Pak - Organizational developments
      • Table Global-Pak - Key offerings
    • Greif
      • Table Greif - Overview
      • Table Greif - Business segments
      • Table Greif - Organizational developments
      • Table Greif - Geographic focus
      • Table Greif - Segment focus
      • Table Greif - Key offerings
    • Plastipak Group
      • Table Plastipak Group - Overview
      • Table Plastipak Group - Business segments
      • Table Plastipak Group - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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