Converted Flexible Packaging: United States

This report forecasts US converted flexible packaging demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: bags, pouches, and wraps and other products. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: meat and related products, baked goods, snack food, produce, other food packaging markets, pharmaceuticals, and other nonfood packaging markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, environmental and regulatory factors, and trends in demand by material. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 30-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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