Demand for pouches in the US will climb 6.1 percent per year to $7.9 billion in 2012. Stand-up pouches will exhibit robust growth, while flat pouches will post healthy gains in a number of markets. The largest market, food and beverages, will continue to experience healthy growth.
This study analyzes the US market for pouches, with forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by product type (stand-up, flat), product feature (resealable, aseptic, vacuum, retort, shaped, stick, spouted), market (form/fill/seal, preformed), and end use (food and beverage, nonfood packaging).
The study also reviews market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry players, including Alcan, Amcor, Bemis and Printpack.