Flexible Bulk Packaging

US demand for flexible bulk packaging will grow 3.4 percent annually through 2011. Film wrap, plastic strapping and plastic shipping sacks will lead gains. Plastic such as polyethylene will remain the dominant material, with the limiting effect of downgauging softened by new applications and further inroads on paper sacks.

This study analyzes the $6.1 billion US flexible bulk packaging industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996, 2001 and 2006 and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by material (plastic, paper, steel, textiles); product (e.g., shipping sacks, film wrap, strapping, liners, flexible intermediate bulk containers); and market (e.g., nondurable goods, durable goods).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 40 major players including Illinois Tool Works, Exopack, Altivity Packaging, Berry Plastics, Sigma Plastics, Bemis, and AEP Industries.

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  1. Flexible Bulk Packaging

    $4,500.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $122.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $125.00

      1. Table | FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars) 2001 - 2016

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,395.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $169.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 1996 - 2016

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $169.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons) 1996 - 2016

      4. 3.4 Manufacturing Outlook

        $105.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1996 - 2016

      5. 3.5 Retail Sales Trends

        $119.00

        1. Table | RETAIL SALES (billion dollars) 1996 - 2016

      6. 3.6 Competitive Bulk Packaging

        $127.00

      7. 3.7 Historical Market Trends

        $98.00

        1. Table | FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING MARKET, 1996-2006

      8. 3.8 Pricing Trends

        $104.00

        1. Table | FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING PRICING TRENDS 1996 - 2016

      9. 3.9 Environmental Issues

        $147.00

      10. 3.10 Regulatory Issues

        $177.00

      11. 3.11 Foreign Trade

        $135.00

        1. Table | FOREIGN TRADE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

    4. 4 MATERIALS

      $674.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $96.00

        1. Table | RAW MATERIAL USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

      2. 4.2 Plastic

        $345.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

        2. 4.2.1 Polyethylene

          $143.00

          1. Table | POLYETHYLENE USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

        3. 4.2.2 Polypropylene

          $82.00

          1. Table | POLYPROPYLENE USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

        4. 4.2.3 Other Resins

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER PLASTIC RESIN USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

      3. 4.3 Paper

        $97.00

        1. Table | PAPER USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

      4. 4.4 Steel

        $82.00

        1. Table | STEEL USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

      5. 4.5 Textiles

        $82.00

        1. Table | TEXTILE USE IN FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

      $3,390.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $84.00

        1. Table | FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

      2. 5.2 Shipping Sacks

        $1,159.00

        1. Table | SHIPPING SACK DEMAND BY TYPE (million units) 1996 - 2016

        2. 5.2.1 Plastic Shipping Sacks

          $436.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC SHIPPING SACK SUPPLY & DEMAND (million units) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | MATERIAL USE IN PLASTIC SHIPPING SACKS (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

          3. Table | PLASTIC SHIPPING SACK MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        3. 5.2.2 Paper Shipping Sacks

          $458.00

          1. Table | PAPER SHIPPING SACK SUPPLY & DEMAND (million units) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | MATERIAL USE IN PAPER SHIPPING SACKS (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

          3. Table | PAPER SHIPPING SACK MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        4. 5.2.3 Textile Shipping Sacks

          $179.00

          1. Table | TEXTILE SHIPPING SACK SUPPLY & DEMAND 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | MATERIAL USE IN TEXTILE SHIPPING SACKS (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

          3. Table | TEXTILE SHIPPING SACK MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

      3. 5.3 Film Wrap

        $747.00

        1. Table | FILM WRAP DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

        2. 5.3.1 Pallet Wrap

          $455.00

          1. Table | PALLET WRAP DEMAND (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | PALLET WRAP MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        3. 5.3.2 Other Bulk Bundling & Overwrap Film

          $233.00

          1. Table | OTHER BULK BUNDLING & OVERWRAP FILM DEMAND (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | OTHER BULK BUNDLING & OVERWRAP FILM MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

      4. 5.4 Strapping

        $660.00

        1. Table | STRAPPING DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

        2. 5.4.1 Steel Strapping

          $235.00

          1. Table | STEEL STRAPPING DEMAND (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | STEEL STRAPPING MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        3. 5.4.2 Plastic Strapping

          $341.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC STRAPPING DEMAND (million pounds) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | PLASTIC STRAPPING MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

      5. 5.5 Drum, Bin & Box Liners

        $228.00

        1. Table | DRUM, BIN & LINER DEMAND 1996 - 2016

        2. 5.5.1 Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | DRUM, BIN & BOX LINER MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        3. 5.5.2 Producers

          $82.00

      6. 5.6 Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers

        $470.00

        1. Table | FLEXIBLE INTERMEDIATE BULK CONTAINER SUPPLY & DEMAND 1996 - 2016

        2. 5.6.1 Product Types & Constructions

          $127.00

        3. 5.6.2 Markets

          $96.00

          1. Table | FLEXIBLE INTERMEDIATE BULK CONTAINER MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        4. 5.6.3 Producers

          $83.00

      7. 5.7 Other Flexible Bulk Packaging

        $82.00

        1. Table | OTHER FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

    6. 6 MARKETS

      $2,524.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $98.00

        1. Table | FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

      2. 6.2 Nondurable Goods

        $1,677.00

        1. Table | NONDURABLE GOODS FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        2. 6.2.1 Food & Beverages

          $362.00

          1. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        3. 6.2.2 Chemical Products

          $393.00

          1. Table | CHEMICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | CHEMICAL PRODUCT MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        4. 6.2.3 Agricultural & Horticultural Products

          $339.00

          1. Table | AGRICULTURAL & HORTICULTURAL INDICATORS (billion pounds) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | AGRICULTURAL & HORTICULTURAL MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        5. 6.2.4 Other Nondurable Goods

          $512.00

          1. Table | OTHER NONDURABLE GOODS MARKETS FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | PAPER PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1996 - 2016

          3. Table | PAPER PRODUCT MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

          4. Table | TEXTILE MILL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1996 - 2016

          5. Table | TEXTILE PRODUCT MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

          6. Table | ALL OTHER NONDURABLE GOODS MARKETS FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

      3. 6.3 Durable Goods

        $665.00

        1. Table | DURABLE GOODS MARKETS FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        2. 6.3.1 Building Materials

          $368.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | BUILDING MATERIAL MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        3. 6.3.2 Metal Products

          $151.00

          1. Table | METAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1996 - 2016

          2. Table | METAL PRODUCT MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

        4. 6.3.3 Other Durable Goods

          $113.00

          1. Table | OTHER DURABLE GOODS MARKET FOR FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

      4. 6.4 Other Markets

        $84.00

        1. Table | OTHER FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING MARKETS (million dollars) 1996 - 2016

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,381.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 7.2 Industry Composition

        $88.00

        1. Table | US FLEXIBLE BULK PACKAGING SALES BY COMPANY, 2006 (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Market Share

        $273.00

      4. 7.4 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $152.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      5. 7.5 Competitive Strategies

        $92.00

      6. 7.6 Manufacturing & Development

        $98.00

      7. 7.7 Horizontal & Vertical Integration

        $139.00

      8. 7.8 Marketing & Distribution

        $126.00

      9. 7.9 Cooperative Agreements

        $91.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      10. 7.10 Company Profiles

        $3,199.00

        1. 7.10.1 AEP Industries Incorporated

          $120.00

        2. 7.10.2 Alcoa Incorporated

          $82.00

        3. 7.10.3 Altivity Packaging LLC

          $83.00

        4. 7.10.4 Anglo American plc

          $82.00

        5. 7.10.5 Atlantis Plastics Incorporated

          $87.00

        6. 7.10.6 B.A.G. Corporation

          $83.00

        7. 7.10.7 Bancroft Bag Incorporated

          $83.00

        8. 7.10.8 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $132.00

        9. 7.10.9 Berry Plastics Group Incorporated

          $160.00

        10. 7.10.10 Bulk Lift International Incorporated

          $82.00

        11. 7.10.11 Cadillac Products Incorporated

          $82.00

        12. 7.10.12 CDF Corporation

          $90.00

        13. 7.10.13 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

          $115.00

        14. 7.10.14 Exopack Holding Corporation

          $117.00

        15. 7.10.15 Exxon Mobil Corporation

          $82.00

        16. 7.10.16 Formosa Plastics Group

          $103.00

        17. 7.10.17 Fortifiber Corporation

          $82.00

        18. 7.10.18 Gibraltar Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        19. 7.10.19 Greif Incorporated

          $82.00

        20. 7.10.20 Hedwin Corporation

          $82.00

        21. 7.10.21 Hood Companies

          $95.00

        22. 7.10.22 Illinois Tool Works Incorporated

          $232.00

        23. 7.10.23 Intertape Polymer Group Incorporated

          $123.00

        24. 7.10.24 Jumbo Bag Corporation

          $82.00

        25. 7.10.25 Langston Companies Incorporated

          $82.00

        26. 7.10.26 Mondi Group

          $82.00

        27. 7.10.27 Pinnacle Films Incorporated

          $82.00

        28. 7.10.28 Pliant Corporation

          $84.00

        29. 7.10.29 Poly-America LP

          $82.00

        30. 7.10.30 Polychem Corporation

          $82.00

        31. 7.10.31 Polytex Fibers Corporation

          $82.00

        32. 7.10.32 Samuel Manu-Tech Incorporated

          $109.00

        33. 7.10.33 Scholle Corporation

          $82.00

        34. 7.10.34 Sealed Air Corporation

          $82.00

        35. 7.10.35 Sekisui Jushi Corporation

          $82.00

        36. 7.10.36 Sigma Plastics Group

          $196.00

        37. 7.10.37 Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation

          $82.00

        38. 7.10.38 Storsack Holding GmbH

          $82.00

        39. 7.10.39 Tyco International Limited

          $82.00

        40. 7.10.40 UPM-Kymmene Corporation

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $82.00

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