World Caps & Closures

This report forecasts total world demand in 2019 for caps and closures by material and market in units, and by major world region in units and US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Material segments include plastic, metal, and rubber and cork. Reported markets encompass beverages, food, pharmaceuticals, and other markets. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by material segment in units is also forecast for each major world region.

To illustrate historical trends, world, material, and market demand in units, and regional demand in units and US dollars (including material segments in units) are provided for 2009 and 2014. Further, regional demand is segmented in unit terms by market for 2014. Finally, world production is segmented by major world region in US dollars and provided for 2009, 2014, and 2019.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 31-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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