Protective Packaging: United States
This report forecasts US protective packaging demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total demand is segmented by type in terms of: flexible, foam, and rigid. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: manufacturing and non-manufacturing.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, environmental factors, regulatory factors, and demand by function. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines product types and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product type 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 the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.
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