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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  • Global Beverage Caps & Closures

    4087

    This study analyzes the global market for beverage caps and closures. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 and 2029 are presented for beverage caps and closures demand in units and current US dollars (including inflation) by p...

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    198 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Global Plastic Caps & Closures

    4088

    This study analyzes the global market for plastic caps and closures. The main categories of plastic closures include: threaded closures, unthreaded closures, dispensing closures and child-resistant closures. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and ...

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    192 Pages
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    $4,900

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  • Fresh Vegetable & Salad Packaging

    4167

    This study analyzes the US market for fresh vegetable and salad packaging. Demand may be broadly discussed by two product types – rigid and flexible packaging – and by four material categories – plastic, paper and paperboard, molded ...

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    135 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Fresh Produce Plastic Containers

    4168

    This study analyzes the US market for produce plastic containers. Products covered include the clamshells, tubs, cups, and bowls, and other plastic containers. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented for produce pac...

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    83 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Fresh Produce Packaging

    4048

    This study analyzes the US market for produce packaging. Produce is defined as fresh, minimally processed fruits and vegetables, and for the purposes of this report includes salad mixes and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Historical data (2009, 2014,...

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    324 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Global Caps & Closures

    4045

    This study analyzes the global market for caps and closures. The closures included herein are those used on containers intended for disposal after use....

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    339 Pages
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    $6,300

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  • Frozen Specialty Food Packaging

    4099

    This study analyzes the market for frozen specialty food packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    71 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Packaging

    4103

    This study analyzes the market for ice cream and frozen dessert packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    62 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Flexible Frozen Food Packaging

    4107

    This study analyzes the market for flexible frozen food packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    95 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Frozen Food Tubs, Cups, & Bowls

    4098

    This study analyzes the market for frozen food tubs, cups, and bowls. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    71 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Frozen Food Packaging

    3966

    This study analyzes the market for frozen food packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    234 Pages
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    $4,900

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  • Processed Food Pouches

    3988

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and application and in units....

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    Publication Length
    79 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Stand-Up Pouches

    3987

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    Publication Length
    121 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Consumer Product Pouches

    4008

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    73 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Flat Pouches: Side Seal & Pillow

    4006

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    117 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Candy & Snack Food Pouches

    4007

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    75 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Pouches

    3878

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    196 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Global Labels

    FW30023

    This report forecasts to 2024 global demand for labels by market and major world region in square meters. Market segments include: durable goods; food; chemicals; beverages; pharmaceuticals; and other markets such as home and office labels, mailing an...

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    34 Pages
    Publication Price
    $950

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  • Egg Cartons

    3897

    This study presents historical demand data (2009, 2014, 2019) and forecasts (2024) by material (expanded polystyrene foam, molded pulp, and rigid plastic) in dollars and units. ...

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    55 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Vacuum Skin Packaging

    3894

    This study presents historical demand data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts (2024) by market (meat, poultry, seafood, cheese and other foods) and backing material (pre-made plastic, thermoformed plastic, paperboard & other). ...

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    68 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Protective Mailers

    3886

    This report analyzes the US market for protective mailers by market (e-commerce, manufacturing, and retail/mail order) and type (bubble, macerated paper, and other). Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented in curren...

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    64 Pages
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  • Insulated Packaging Containers & Shippers

    3885

    This report analyzes the US market for insulated packaging containers and shippers by market (e-commerce, manufacturing, and retail/other). Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented in current US dollars....

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    59 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Bubble Packaging

    3884

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented for bubble packaging demand in current US dollars (including inflation) and in pounds....

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    63 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Global Foodservice Single-Use Products

    3829

    This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $57.5 billion global foodservice single-use products industry. It presents historical demand data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 and 2029....

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    215 Pages
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    $5,900

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  • Global Foodservice

    3817

    Historical data for 2009, 2014, and 2019 and forecasts for 2024 are provided for global foodservice revenues by segment, major region and country. Values are at the purchasers’ level, which means that they include taxes and tips. ...

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    215 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Plastic Film

    3819

    By 2024, US plastic film demand is projected to reach 16.8 billion pounds valued at $23.8 billion....

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    257 Pages
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    $5,300

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  • Global Pallets

    3828

    Global demand for pallets is forecast to rise 3.8% per year to 6.4 billion units valued at $65 billion in 2024. ...

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    262 Pages
    Publication Price
    $6,100

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  • Protective Packaging

    3797

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented for protective packaging demand in current US dollars (including inflation) by product and market....

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    196 Pages
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    $5,300

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  • Molded Pulp Packaging

    3822

    Historical demand is presented for the years 2009, 2014, and 2019, with forecasts to 2024, in current US dollars at the manufacturers’ level. Unit demand data is also available for selected products....

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    146 Pages
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    $4,900

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  • Pharmaceutical Packaging

    3816

    Historical (2009, 2014, and 2019) data and forecasts for 2024 and 2029 are presented for pharmaceutical packaging products and markets. Product demand is provided in dollars and units....

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    250 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • COVID-19 Market Impact Analysis

    FW95079

    The Freedonia Group has a long history of providing thoughtful and timely market analysis to customers in a broad range of industries.

    With the global outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the cause of the co...

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    173 Pages
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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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    157 Pages
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    $5,300

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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
    Publication Price
    $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
    Publication Price
    $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
    Publication Price
    $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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    $5,300

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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
    Publication Price
    $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
    Publication Price
    $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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    Publication Length
    418 Pages
    Publication Price
    $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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    Publication Length
    325 Pages
    Publication Price
    $6,000

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