Stretch & Shrink Film: United States

This report forecasts US stretch and shrink film demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of stretch and shrink. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: pallet wrap, other storage and distribution markets, food, paper and textile, beverages, consumer, and other product packaging markets.

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 market size and trends, key economic indicators, technological developments, and regulatory and environmental factors. 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 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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