US demand for stretch and shrink film is forecast to rise 3.3 percent annually to $2.4 billion in 2015. Stretch film will remain the dominant segment, with stretch hoods growing the fastest. Shrink film demand growth will outpace gains in stretch film based on its high clarity and excellent print capabilities, greatly enhancing product marketability.
This study analyzes the $2.0 billion US stretch and shrink film industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010 with forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by type (stretch film, shrink film), market (e.g., food packaging, beverage packaging, paper and textile product packaging, consumer product packaging, storage and distribution), application and resin.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 32 industry players, including Berry Plastics, AEP Industries and Sigma Plastics.