Rigid Intermediate Bulk Containers: United States

This report forecasts to 2023 US rigid intermediate bulk container (RIBC) demand in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: plastic; metal; and other products, including composite RIBCs, corrugated RIBCs, and wood panel RIBCs. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, petroleum and lubricants, hazardous waste, agricultural and horticultural products, plastic and rubber, and other markets such as durable goods and wholesale nondurable goods distribution.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008, 2013, and 2018.

Excluded from this report are products such as pallets and wood containers, corrugated and solid fiberboard containers other than bulk boxes and corrugated RIBCs, and cans, bottles, jars, and tubs used for the packaging of bulk sizes of foods and other consumer goods.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, 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 & Solid Fiber Box Mfg
322214 Fibre Can, Tube, Drum, & Similar Products Mfg
326199 All Other Plastics Product Mfg
332439 Other Metal Container Mfg

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