Global Protective Packaging

This report forecasts to 2023 global demand for protective packaging by product, market, and major world region in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Product segments include: flexible, foam, and rigid. Reported markets encompass: durable goods; nondurable goods; e-commerce; and retail sales and other markets, such as protective mailers and bags. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions.

To illustrate historical trends, world, product, market, and regional demand (including product and market segments) are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018.

Excluded from the scope of this report are surface protection films and active insulated shipping containers employing electricity or other power sources to maintain a temperature-controlled environment inside an insulated enclosure. Retail packaging such as blister packs and clamshells are also excluded.

For any given historical year, US dollar amounts are obtained from values expressed in the applicable local currency. These local currency values are converted to US dollars at the average annual exchange rate for that year. For forecast years, the US dollar amounts assume the same annual exchange rate at that prevailing in 2018.

Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
322211 Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Mfg
322220 Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Mfg
326140 Polystyrene Foam Product Mfg
326150 Urethane and Other Foam (Except Polystyrene) Mfg
326199 All Other Plastics Product Mfg

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