Packaging

Mike Richardson
Meet Mike Richardson

Senior Industry Analyst

Packaging analyst Mike Richardson takes a few fun minutes to share a bit of what he learned while writing the new editions of Global Caps & Closures and World Wine Packaging.

Freedonia industry market research on Packaging covers a broad range of packaging materials (e.g., paper, plastic, metal) and applications (e.g., protective packaging, food containers). In each case various factors affecting demand are considered such as renewability, life style, distribution, end use product demand and other related issues. Freedonia's Packaging industry market research studies include market size, forecasts, product and market segmentations, related economic indicator and regulatory analysis, market share estimates, a discussion of industry structure, and profiles of the leading companies.

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  • Stretch & Shrink Film

    3796

    Historical data for 2009, 2014, and 2019 and forecasts for 2024 are presented in current US dollars at the manufacturers’ level (which are not adjusted to account for inflation). Demand by resin is also presented in pounds....

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  • Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging

    3787

    This study analyzes the US market for meat, poultry, and seafood packaging. Demand data is segmented by material, product type, application, and market at the manufacturers’ level. Historical data is presented for 2009, 2014, and 2019 and forecasts ar...

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    236 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Global Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations

    3812

    This report outlines the regulations associated with single-use plastic packaging in various countries and regions around the world. Single-use plastic products, which are used for foodservice and other applications, are designed to be used once and t...

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    106 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Global Corrugated Boxes

    3737

    This study presents historical demand data (2008, 2013 and 2018) and forecasts for 2023 by market (food and beverage, nonfood nondurable goods, e-commerce, and other markets) and by region and country....

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    352 Pages
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    $6,100

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  • Foodservice Single-Use Products

    3774

    Historical data (2008, 2013, and 2018) and forecasts for 2023 are presented for demand for foodservice disposable products by unit and value in current dollars (including inflation); demand data by market is presented in current dollars. Also presente...

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    252 Pages
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    $5,800

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  • Recovered Paper: United States

    FF25019

    This report forecasts to 2023 the recovery of post-consumer paper from the US municipal solid waste (MSW) stream in short tons. For comparison, this report also forecasts the generation of post-consumer paper in the MSW stream to 2023. Total paper rec...

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    24 Pages
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    $750

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  • Recovered Packaging: United States

    FF30051

    This report forecasts to 2023 US recovery of post-consumer packaging from the US municipal solid waste (MSW) stream in short tons. For comparison, this report also forecasts the total generation of post-consumer packaging in the MSW stream. Total pack...

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    38 Pages
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    $750

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  • Retail Bags

    3786

    This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $3.3 billion US retail bag industry. It presents historical demand data (2008, 2013, and 2018) and forecasts (2023 and 2028) at the manufacturers’ level. ...

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    154 Pages
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  • Medical Device Packaging

    3782

    This report analyzes the US market for medical device packaging in units and in US dollars. ...

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    165 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Cannabis Packaging Opportunities

    3773

    This study analyzes US demand for packaging materials used for cannabis products, segmented by packaging and container type in US dollars for 2018, 2019, and 2024....

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    141 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Paper & Paperboard: United States

    FF25011

    This report forecasts to 2023 US paper and paperboard production and demand in short tons. Total production is segmented by product in terms of: unbleached kraft paperboard; recycled paperboard; solid bleached paperboard; semichemical paperboard; prin...

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    37 Pages
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    $750

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  • Global Pharmaceutical Packaging

    3758

    This study analyzes the global pharmaceutical packaging market to 2023 by product type (primary containers, secondary containers, prescription containers, labels, and packaging accessories), geographical region, and selected countries. Demand is given...

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    418 Pages
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    $6,700

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  • Global E-Commerce Packaging

    3744

    This report analyzes the global e-commerce packaging market to 2023 by boxes, protective packaging, mailers, labels, tape, insulated shipping containers, and shrink film. Markets include computers, electronics, and software; apparel and accessories; h...

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    325 Pages
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    $6,000

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  • Global Protective Packaging

    3741

    Demand is presented by product type, application, and geographic sector. Historical data are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018, with forecasts for 2023. Data are presented in millions of US dollars....

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    368 Pages
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    $6,500

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  • Food & Beverage Packaging Innovation

    3736

    This report analyzes shifting and emerging trends in food and beverage packaging, focusing especially on new forms of packaging food and beverage marketers are using, and consumer attitudes and behaviors regarding food and beverage packaging....

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    131 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Converted Flexible Packaging

    3731

    This study presents historical data (2008, 2013, and 2018) and forecasts for 2023 by product (bags, pouches, wraps, and other) and market – food and nonfood. ...

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    266 Pages
    Publication Price
    $5,600

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  • Global Pressure Sensitive Tapes

    3685

    Demand is presented by product type, application, and geographic sector. Historical data are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018, with forecasts for 2023....

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    359 Pages
    Publication Price
    $6,400

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  • Rigid Bulk Packaging

    3704

    This report encompasses rigid bulk packaging products that are used by a number of markets in a variety of applications....

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    181 Pages
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    $5,400

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  • Retail-Ready Packaging

    3713

    Demand for retail-ready packaging is projected to climb through 2023 due to increased penetration in a multitude of store formats. ...

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    182 Pages
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    $5,100

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  • Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes

    3686

    This report encompasses corrugated and paperboard boxes that are used by a number of markets in a variety of applications....

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    212 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Merger Impact Report: Amcor Ltd/Bemis

    IR13

    This new Acquisition Impact report from Freedonia analyzes Amcor Ltd.'s proposed acquisition of Bemis Company and prospects for the combined operations....

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    20 Pages
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    $250

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  • Global Cups & Lids

    3656

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2007, 2012 and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by product (drinking cups, packaging and other cups, and lids) and market (food & beverage packaging, foodservice, retail and other). The study also evalu...

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    313 Pages
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    $6,500

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  • Pouches

    3665

    This study presents historical data (2007, 2012, and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by pouch type (pillow, four-side seal, three-side seal, stand-up), food and beverage markets (beverages; candy & snacks; cheese; fresh produce; meat, poultry, & seafood;...

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    199 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Produce Packaging

    3632

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2007, 2012 and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by product (corrugated boxes, flexible packaging, plastic containers, trays, RPCs, wood crates, foam boxes, and molded pulp baskets) and application (vege...

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    231 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Pressure Sensitive Tapes

    3645

    This study presents historical data (2007, 2012, and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by product (adhesive transfer, carton sealing, double-sided, duct, electrical, foil, masking, medical, strapping & bundling, and surface protection), market (building & ...

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    166 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Global Bulk Packaging by Product and Market, 3rd Edition

    3612

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by product (flexible – including shipping sacks, film wrap, FIBCs, strapping, liners, roll wrap; and rigid – drums, pails, bulk boxes, RIBCs, material han...

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    286 Pages
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    $6,300

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  • Global Pharmaceutical Packaging by Product and Region, 12th Edition

    3591

    This study presents historical data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by product (plastic bottles, blister packaging, prefillable syringes, parenteral vials and ampuls, prefillable inhalers, pouches, tubes, IV containers, glass bottles and ...

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    345 Pages
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    $6,700

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  • Foodservice Single-Use Products in the US by Product and Market

    3543

    This industry study presents historical data (2006, 2011, and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by product (containers, lids & domes, wraps, bags, cups, dinnerware, napkins, and utensils) and market (eating & drinking, retail establishments, institutional,...

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    173 Pages
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    $5,600

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  • Global Plastic Caps & Closures by Product, Market and Region

    3595

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by region, product (threaded, unthreaded, dispensing, and child resistant), and market (beverages, food, pharmaceuticals, and other). The study also evalu...

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    239 Pages
    Publication Price
    $4,900

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  • Protective Packaging in the US by Product and Market, 9th Edition

    3544

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by product (flexible, foam, and rigid) and market (durable goods manufacturing, nondurable goods manufacturing, e-commerce). The study also evaluates com...

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    159 Pages
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    $5,300

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  • Global Caps & Closures by Region, Product and Market, 9th Edition

    3538

    This study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by region, product (plastic, metal, rubber, and cork), and market (beverages, food, pharmaceuticals, and other). The study also evaluates company market share and ...

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    277 Pages
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    $6,500

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  • Stretch & Shrink Film in the US by Product, Market and Resin

    3561

    This study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, and 2016) and forecasts (2021) by product (wrap, hoods, bags, labels), market (storage and distribution – pallet unitization and bundling; product packaging – food, paper and textile products, be...

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    159 Pages
    Publication Price
    $5,200

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  • Packaging Films in the US by Market and Resin

    3529

    This study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, and 2016) and forecasts (2021) by market (meat, poultry, and seafood; snack food; baked goods; produce; dairy products; candy and confections; frozen food; grain mill products; pet food; beverage...

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    191 Pages
    Publication Price
    $5,300

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  • Barrier Films Market in the US by Type, Market and Resin

    3513

    This presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, 2016) and forecasts (2021) by barrier film type (oxygen and other gas, moisture, corrosion), market (food packaging, pharmaceutical and medical products, construction, primary metal products, electroni...

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    165 Pages
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    $5,300

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  • Poultry Packaging Market in the US

    3503

    This study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and forecasts (2021) by product (corrugated boxes, trays, folding cartons, cans, paperboard sleeves, plastic containers, blister packs, foil containers, glass jars, plastic film, bags, p...

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    196 Pages
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    $4,900

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  • Meat Packaging Market in the US by Product, Market and Application

    3495

    This study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011 and 2016) and forecast (2021) by product (corrugated boxes, trays, folding cartons, cans, paperboard sleeves, plastic containers, blister packs, foil containers, glass jars, plastic film, bags, po...

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    219 Pages
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    $4,900

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  • World Pressure Sensitive Tapes

    3447

    World Pressure Sensitive Tapes presents historical data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by tape type (carton sealing, masking, electrical and electronic, double sided, medical, other...

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    399 Pages
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    $6,300

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  • Rigid Bulk Packaging

    3460

    This study analyzes the US rigid bulk packaging market. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by material, product (pails, drums, bulk boxes, material handling containers, RIBCs), and market (chemicals...

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    229 Pages
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    $5,300

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  • Cups & Lids

    3445

    Cups & Lids offers historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) by product for cups (drinking, food, packaging, portion, other) and lids (drinking, flexible, plastic), as well as by market (foodservice, food and beverag...

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    218 Pages
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    $5,300

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  • World Wine Packaging: Containers, Closures, & Accessories

    3406

    This study analyzes global demand for wine packaging. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by container (e.g., glass bottles, bag-in-box, plastic bottles, aseptic cartons), closure (e.g., natural cork...

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    Publication Length
    330 Pages
    Publication Price
    $6,300

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  • Retail Ready Packaging

    3433

    Retail Ready Packaging presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (corrugated boxes, plastic containers, corrugated floor displays, folding cartons, pad and shrink film packaging) and mark...

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    Publication Length
    150 Pages
    Publication Price
    $4,900

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