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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  • Active & Intelligent Packaging

    3338

    US demand for active and intelligent packaging is forecast to grow 7.3 percent annually to $4.0 billion in 2019. Intelligent packaging such as time-temperature monitors and smartphone-enabled interactive labels and tags will be the fastest growing seg...

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  • Active & Intelligent Packaging

    3117

    US active and intelligent packaging demand is forecast to increase 8.0 percent annually to $3.5 billion in 2017. Intelligent packaging will record double digit annual gains, led by time-temperature indicator labels. Gas scavengers, susceptor packaging...

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  • Aseptic Packaging

    3386

    Demand for aseptic packaging in the US is projected to rise 6.8 percent annually to $6.4 billion in 2020. Gains will be driven by advantages in processing and ambient temperature storage. Prefillable syringes and plastic bottles will be the fastest gr...

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  • Aseptic Packaging

    2827

    US demand for aseptic packaging is projected to expand 8.0 percent per year to $5.1 billion in 2015. Gains will be driven by drug sterility requirements and ambient distribution and storage advantages for food and beverages. Prefillable syringes and p...

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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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  • Beverage Containers

    3297

    US beverage container demand will rise 1.9 percent yearly to 283 billion units in 2019, valued at $31.5 billion. Plastic will remain the dominant and fastest growing material, supported by increased consumption of bottled water, which will become the ...

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  • Beverage Containers

    3076

    US demand for beverage containers will rise 1.7 percent annually through 2017 to 265 billion units, valued at $29.1 billion. Unit gains will be driven by ongoing consumer preference for single-serving containers. Plastic containers will remain both th...

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  • Caps & Closures

    3419

    This study analyzes the US cap and closure market. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts for 2020 and 2025 by product and market. The study also considers key market environment factors, evaluates company market shar...

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  • Caps & Closures

    3195

    US demand for caps and closures will rise 4.0 percent per year to $11.1 billion in 2018, with unit demand exceeding 300 billion. Plastic types will remain by far the dominant material, while other products such as elastomer and rubber stoppers will gr...

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  • Caps & Closures

    2975

    US demand for caps and closures will rise 4.4 percent annually to $10.4 billion in 2016. The dominant plastic cap and closure segment will post above average increases. Beverages will remain the largest market, while pharmaceuticals will be the fastes...

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  • Converted Flexible Packaging

    3333

    US demand for converted flexible packaging will rise 3.3 percent annually to $20.7 billion in 2019. Pouches will experience above average gains, benefiting from the increased prevalence of value-added features. The nonfood packaging market will slight...

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  • Converted Flexible Packaging

    3094

    US demand for converted flexible packaging will rise 3.0 percent annually to $18.8 billion in 2017. Pouches will be the fastest growing type of flexible packaging, based on new applications and the advantage of lighter weight that can vastly reduce bo...

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  • Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes

    3398

    Demand for corrugated and paperboard boxes in the US is forecast to increase 2.6 percent annually to $41.2 billion in 2020. E-commerce and retail-ready applications will drive growth for corrugated boxes while folding carton demand will be sustained b...

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  • Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes

    3235

    US corrugated and paperboard box demand will rise 2.6 percent per year to $39.4 billion in 2018. Corrugated and solid fiber boxes will remain the largest and fastest growing product segment. The food and beverage market will remain dominant, based in ...

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  • Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes

    2868

    US demand for corrugated and paperboard boxes is forecast to increase 2.3 percent annually to $36.5 billion in 2016. Corrugated and solid fiber boxes will remain the dominant segments and grow the fastest. Food and beverages will remain the largest ma...

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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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  • Cups & Lids

    3174

    US demand for cups and lids will expand 4.4 percent per year to $10.0 billion in 2018. Packaging cups will experience the fastest gains based on convenience and single-serving advantages, as well as favorable consumption trends in several key applicat...

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  • Cups & Lids

    2935

    US demand for cups and lids is forecast to increase 4.1 percent per year to $8.9 billion in 2016. Although drinking cups will continue to dominate, the fastest gains are anticipated in the packaging cup segment due to solid outlooks for demand in key ...

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  • Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible

    3367

    This study analyzes the US rigid and flexible food container industry. It presents historical demand data (2004, 2009 and 2014) and forecasts (2019 and 2024) by market (e.g., fruits and vegetables, dairy products, grain mill products, meat products, b...

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  • Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible

    3013

    US food container demand will rise 2.9 percent per year to $27.6 billion in 2017. The plastic container, and bag and pouch segments will grow the fastest based on further inroads into paperboard, metal, and glass containers. The best market prospects ...

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  • Foodservice Disposables

    3313

    Demand for foodservice disposables in the US is projected to increase 3.9 percent per year to $21.9 billion in 2019. Packaging will remain the most common product segment and will outpace serviceware, napkins and other foodservice disposables. Retail ...

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  • Foodservice Disposables

    3081

    US demand for foodservice disposables is forecast to climb 3.6 percent per year to $19.7 billion in 2017. Packaging products such as containers and lids and domes will achieve the fastest gains and will remain the largest category. Eating and drinking...

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  • Foodservice Packaging: Bulk & Portion Control

    2642

    US foodservice packaging demand will climb 2.5 percent annually through 2014. Flexible packaging will outpace rigid based on cost, convenience and performance advantages. Restaurants other than quick service types will post the fastest growth within t...

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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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  • Frozen Food Packaging

    2594

    US demand for frozen food packaging will climb 3.7 percent yearly through 2013. Gains will be driven by the popularity of convenience-type foods, the prevalence of microwave ovens, and technological advances in packaging. Frozen food specialties and m...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Green Packaging

    2721

    US demand for green packaging will rise 3.9 percent annually through 2014, outpacing growth in overall packaging demand. The fastest gains are anticipated for degradable packaging -- from a relatively small base -- and for plastic recycled content pac...

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  • Labels

    3291

    US label demand will rise 3.8 percent annually to $19.7 billion in 2019. In-mold, stretch sleeve and heat-shrink labels will grow the fastest. Digital printing will continue to displace traditional label printing methods. Primary packaging will remain...

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  • Labels

    3057

    Label demand in the US is projected to climb 4.2 percent annually to $19.1 billion in 2017. Paper will continue to account for the majority of label stock, but plastic stock will continue to capture share from paper in a broad range of label applicati...

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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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  • Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging

    3263

    US demand for meat, poultry, and seafood packaging will rise 3.8 percent annually to $10.9 billion in 2019. Flexible packaging will outpace rigid based on performance and sustainability advantages of pouches and high barrier films. Fresh and frozen wi...

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  • Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging

    3028

    Demand for meat, poultry, and seafood packaging is forecast to increase 3.2 percent annually to $9.7 billion in 2017. Flexible packaging will outpace rigid, based on solid prospects for pouches and high barrier film. Poultry will be the fastest growin...

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  • Medical Device Packaging: United States

    FF30046

    This report forecasts US medical device packaging demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. National health expenditures and medical device shipments are also forecast to 2019. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: pouches,...

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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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  • 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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  • Packaging: United States

    FF30035

    This report forecasts US packaging demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Total demand is segmented by market in terms of: food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, foodservice disposables, and other markets. Total shipments a...

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  • Pallets

    3314

    The total number of pallets in use in the US will grow 1.7 percent annually through 2019 to 1.4 billion units. Wood will remain the dominant material but plastic, metal and corrugated paper pallets will grow faster and gain market share, albeit from s...

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  • Pallets

    3033

    The number of pallets in use in the US is forecast to grow 2.4 percent annually to 2.6 billion in 2017. Metal and plastic pallets will grow the fastest but wood will remain by far the dominant pallet material. Construction and other markets will be th...

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  • Paper & Paperboard: United States

    FF25011

    This report forecasts US paper and paperboard production and demand in short tons to 2021. Total production is segmented by product in terms of: unbleached kraft paperboard, recycled paperboard, solid bleached paperboard, semichemical paperboard, prin...

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  • Paper versus Plastics in Packaging

    2698

    In selected packaging markets where paper and plastic compete, plastic will make further inroads into paper. Rigid packaging demand will slightly outpace flexible packaging based on above-average growth for tubs and cups, trays, clamshells and two-pie...

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