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Global Packaging Foams Market 2017-2021

About Packaging Foams

Packaging foams are cross-linked structures, used in the packaging and safe transportation of products, both heavy and light, from one place to other. Basic raw materials are required for the manufacture of packaging foams to be used in various end-user applications. These basic raw materials are resin, naphtha, polyols, additives, and others. The packaging foams market is mainly driven by the increased online shopping of various products, be it small items or large LCD and refrigerators. Technological advances in packaging and transportation techniques are increasing the use of foams in various applications.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global packaging foams market to grow at a CAGR of 6.04% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global packaging foams market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of packaging foams across various types.

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

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Packaging Foams 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
  • Arkema
  • BASF
  • Borealis
  • Sealed Air
  • Zetofoams
Other prominent vendors
  • ACH Foam Technologies
  • Armacell
  • INOAC
  • JSP
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Pregis
  • Premier Foam
  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL
  • Tosoh Corporation
  • Total
  • UFP Technologies
  • Williams Foam
Market driver
  • Increase in the use of polyurethane foams in packaging industry
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Market challenge
  • Price fluctuation of raw material
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Market trend
  • Growing number of manufacturers in APAC
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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 size and forecast
      • Table Global packaging foams market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global packaging foams market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by structure type
    • Global packaging foams market by structure type
      • Table Global packaging foams market by structure type 2016
      • Table Global packaging foams market by structure type 2021
    • Global packaging foams market by flexible foams
      • Table Global packaging foams market for flexible foams 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global packaging foams market by flexible foams 2016-2021
    • Global packaging foams market by rigid foams
      • Table Global packaging foams market for rigid foams 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global packaging foams market for rigid foams 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global packaging foams market by geography
      • Table Global packaging foams market by geography 2016 (%)
      • Table Global packaging foams market by geography 2021 (%)
    • Packaging foams market in APAC
      • Table Global packaging foams market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global packaging foams market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Packaging foams market in Europe
      • Table Global packaging foams market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global packaging foams market in Europe 2016-2021
    • Packaging foams market in North America
      • Table Global packaging foams market in North America 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global packaging foams market in North America 2016-2021
    • Packaging foams market in ROW
      • Table Global packaging foams market in ROW 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global packaging foams market in ROW 2016-2021
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global polyurethane foam market 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growing number of manufacturers in APAC
    • Development of environment-friendly foams
    • Use of green foams in packaging
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Major market vendors
      • Table Global packaging foams market: Major vendors 2016
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Arkema
      • Table Arkema: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Arkema: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • BASF
      • Table BASF: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table BASF: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Borealis
      • Table Borealis: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Borealis: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Sealed Air
      • Table Sealed Air: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Sealed Air: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Zetofoams
      • Table Zotefoams: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Zotefoams: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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