World demand for rigid packaging is forecast to increase 6.4% per year to $472 billion in 2016. The most rapid increases in demand will be seen in developing areas, especially in the Asia/Pacific region. Plastic will be the fastest growing container material, while beverages will remain the largest market.
This study analyzes the $345 billion world rigid container industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by container material (plastic, metal, paperboard, glass), market (e.g., food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, durable goods), world region and for 19 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 44 industry competitors, including Tetra Pak International, Ball and Rexam.