World Bulk Packaging

Advances will be driven by growth in manufacturing activity, especially in key end-use industries such as chemicals and pharmaceuticals, and food and beverages.

World demand to rise 5.8% annually through 2015

World demand for bulk packaging is projected to rise 5.8 percent per year to $56.0 billion in 2015. Advances will be driven by growth in manufacturing activity, especially in key end-use industries such as chemicals and pharmaceuticals, and food and beverages. China and the US -- the two largest markets -- will account for close to one-half of value gains in bulk packaging demand between 2010 and 2015.

Film wrap to lead gains

benefiting from growing requirements for the bundling and protection of goods during warehousing and distribution. Demand for film wrap will also be bolstered by retail trends, as an increasing number of retailers offer a broad range of goods packaged in bulk and utilize secondary packaging for product warehousing and multipack bundling. Although shipping sacks will continue to represent the largest product type, shipping sack demand will experience below-average growth through the forecast period and beyond.

Strong price competition and increasing use of alternative products will serve to limit gains in shipping sack demand. Demand for drums will benefit from an upswing in global chemical and pharmaceutical production, as chemicals comprise by far the leading application for drums. Growth in pail demand will be slightly below average, due to competition from other packaging formats, including drums, bulk boxes and shipping sacks. Plastic pails will experience faster advances than their steel counterparts as a result of their lighter weight, which substantially reduces shipping expenses.

Asia/Pacific region to post fastest increases

The Asia/Pacific region will post the most rapid increases and remain the biggest regional market in the world, due to its large food and beverage, and chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Central and South America, Eastern Europe, and the Africa/Mideast region will also experience above-average growth, though advances in these areas will stem from relatively small bases (collectively, these three regions will only account for twelve percent of global bulk packaging demand in 2015). Overall, the fastest growth will be seen in Asia, specifically in India, China and Indonesia. Other developing countries such as Russia, Mexico and Brazil are also expected to see healthy gains.

Advances will generally be below average in North America, Western Europe and Japan, where markets are more established. Nonetheless, good opportunities will still be found in developed countries, especially for flexible bulk packaging products such as film wrap.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $42.3 billion world rigid bulk packaging industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by type (e.g., shipping sacks, film wrap, drums, pails), material (e.g., plastic, paper and paperboard, steel), market (e.g., nondurable goods, durable goods), world region and for 18 countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 44 industry players, including Greif, Illinois Tool Works and MAUSER.

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  1. World Bulk Packaging

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | World Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

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        2. 3.2.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

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          1. Table | World Gross Domestic Product by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Outlook

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        1. 3.3.1 World Population Outlook

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          1. Table | World Population by Region (million persons)

        2. 3.3.2 World Urban Population Outlook

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          1. Table | World Urban Population by Region (million persons)

      4. 3.4 World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product

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        1. Table | WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (2009 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Personal Consumption & Expenditure Trends

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        1. Table | World Personal Consumption Expenditures by Region(billion 2009 dollars)

      6. 3.6 World Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | World Manufacturing Value Added by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

      7. 3.7 World Chemical Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | World Chemical Manufacturing Value Added by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

      8. 3.8 World Food & Beverage Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | World Food & Beverage Manufacturing Value Added by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

      9. 3.9 World Packaging Outlook

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      10. 3.10 Pricing Trends

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      11. 3.11 Environmental & Regulatory Overview

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    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 Regional Overview

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        1. Table | World Bulk Packaging Demand by Region (million dollars)

      2. 4.2 Product Overview

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        1. Table | World Bulk Packaging Demand by Product (million dollars)

        2. 4.2.1 Flexible Bulk Packaging

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          1. Table | World Flexible Bulk Packaging Demand by Region (million dollars)

          2. Table | World Shipping Sack Demand by Region & Type (million dollars)

          3. Table | World Film Wrap Demand by Region & Type (million dollars)

          4. Table | World Other Flexible Bulk Packaging Demand by Region & Type (million dollars)

        3. 4.2.2 Rigid Bulk Packaging

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          1. Table | World Rigid Bulk Packaging Demand by Region (million dollars)

          2. Table | World Drum Demand by Region & Type (million dollars)

          3. Table | World Pail Demand by Region & Type (million dollars)

          4. Table | World Other Rigid Bulk Packaging Demand by Region & Type (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Material Overview

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        1. Table | World Bulk Packaging Demand by Material (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Plastic

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        3. 4.3.2 Paper & Paperboard

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        4. 4.3.3 Steel

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        5. 4.3.4 Other Materials

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      4. 4.4 Market Overview

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        1. Table | World Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        2. 4.4.1 Nondurable Goods

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          1. Table | World Nondurable Goods Bulk Packaging Demand by Region & Market (million dollars)

          2. Table | World Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulk Packaging Demand by Region (million dollars)

          3. Table | World Food & Beverage Bulk Packaging Demand by Region (million dollars)

          4. Table | World Other Nondurable Goods Bulk Packaging Demand by Region & Market (million dollars)

        3. 4.4.2 Durable Goods

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          1. Table | World Durable Goods Bulk Packaging Demand by Region & Market (million dollars)

        4. 4.4.3 Other Markets

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          1. Table | World Other Markets for Bulk Packaging Demand by Region (million dollars)

      5. 4.5 World Trade Overview

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    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

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      1. 5.1 North America: General

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        1. Table | North America -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

      2. 5.2 North America: Bulk Packaging Demand

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        1. Table | North America -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 North America: Bulk Packaging Markets

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        1. Table | North America -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 United States

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        1. Table | United States -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 5.4.1 United States: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | United States - - Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 5.4.2 United States: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | United States -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 5.4.3 United States: Suppliers

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      5. 5.5 Canada

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        1. Table | Canada -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 US dollars)

        2. 5.5.1 Canada: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Canada -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million US dollars)

        3. 5.5.2 Canada: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Canada -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million US dollars)

        4. 5.5.3 Canada: Suppliers

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      6. 5.6 Mexico

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        1. Table | Mexico -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 5.6.1 Mexico: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Mexico -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 5.6.2 Mexico: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Mexico -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 5.6.3 Mexico: Suppliers

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    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

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      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

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        1. Table | Western Europe -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Bulk Packaging Demand

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        1. Table | Western Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Western Europe: Bulk Packaging Markets

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        1. Table | Western Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 France

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        1. Table | France -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 6.4.1 France: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | France -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 6.4.2 France: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | France -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 6.4.3 France: Suppliers

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      5. 6.5 Germany

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        1. Table | Germany -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 6.5.1 Germany: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Germany -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 6.5.2 Germany: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Germany -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 6.5.3 Germany: Suppliers

          $82.00

      6. 6.6 Italy

        $218.00

        1. Table | Italy -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 6.6.1 Italy: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Italy -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 6.6.2 Italy: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Italy -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 6.6.3 Italy: Suppliers

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      7. 6.7 The Netherlands

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        1. Table | Netherlands -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 6.7.1 Netherlands: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Netherlands -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 6.7.2 Netherlands: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Netherlands -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 6.7.3 Netherlands: Suppliers

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      8. 6.8 Spain

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        1. Table | Spain -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 6.8.1 Spain: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Spain -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 6.8.2 Spain: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Spain -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 6.8.3 Spain: Suppliers

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      9. 6.9 United Kingdom

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        1. Table | United Kingdom -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 6.9.1 United Kingdom: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | United Kingdom -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 6.9.2 United Kingdom: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | United Kingdom -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 6.9.3 United Kingdom: Suppliers

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      10. 6.10 Other Western Europe

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        1. Table | Other Western Europe -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 6.10.1 Other Western Europe: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Other Western Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 6.10.2 Other Western Europe: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Other Western Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 6.10.3 Other Western Europe: Suppliers

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    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

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      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

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        1. Table | Asia/Pacific -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Bulk Packaging Demand

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        1. Table | Asia/Pacific -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Asia/Pacific: Bulk Packaging Markets

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        1. Table | Asia/Pacific -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

      4. 7.4 Australia

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        1. Table | Australia -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 US dollars)

        2. 7.4.1 Australia: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Australia -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million US dollars)

        3. 7.4.2 Australia: Bulk Packaging Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | Australia -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million US dollars)

        4. 7.4.3 Australia: Suppliers

          $82.00

      5. 7.5 China

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        1. Table | China -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 7.5.1 China: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | China -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 7.5.2 China: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | China -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 7.5.3 China: Suppliers

          $82.00

      6. 7.6 India

        $212.00

        1. Table | India -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 7.6.1 India: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | India -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 7.6.2 India: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | India -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 7.6.3 India: Suppliers

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      7. 7.7 Indonesia

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        1. Table | Indonesia -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 7.7.1 Indonesia: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Indonesia -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 7.7.2 Indonesia: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Indonesia -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 7.7.3 Indonesia: Suppliers

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      8. 7.8 Japan

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        1. Table | Japan -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 7.8.1 Japan: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Japan -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 7.8.2 Japan: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Japan -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 7.8.3 Japan: Suppliers

          $82.00

      9. 7.9 South Korea

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        1. Table | South Korea -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 7.9.1 South Korea: Bulk Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | South Korea -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 7.9.2 South Korea: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | South Korea -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 7.9.3 South Korea: Suppliers

          $82.00

      10. 7.10 Taiwan

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        1. Table | Taiwan -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 US dollars)

        2. 7.10.1 Taiwan: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Taiwan -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million US dollars)

        3. 7.10.2 Taiwan: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Taiwan -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million US dollars)

        4. 7.10.3 Taiwan: Suppliers

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Other Asia/Pacific

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        1. Table | Other Asia/Pacific -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 7.11.1 Other Asia/Pacific: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Other Asia/Pacific -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 7.11.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Bulk Packaging Markets

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          1. Table | Other Asia/Pacific -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 7.11.3 Other Asia/Pacific: Suppliers

          $82.00

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

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      1. 8.1 Central & South America

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        1. Table | Central & South America -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 8.1.1 Central & South America: Bulk Packaging Demand

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          1. Table | Central & South America -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Bulk Packaging Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Central & South America -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 8.1.3 Brazil

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          1. Table | Brazil -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

          2. Table | Brazil -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

          3. Table | Brazil -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        5. 8.1.4 Other Central & South America

          $224.00

          1. Table | Other Central & South America -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

          2. Table | Other Central & South America -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

          3. Table | Other Central & South America -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

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        1. Table | Eastern Europe -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: Bulk Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | Eastern Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Bulk Packaging Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Eastern Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 8.2.3 Russia

          $225.00

          1. Table | Russia -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

          2. Table | Russia -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

          3. Table | Russia -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        5. 8.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

          $239.00

          1. Table | Other Eastern Europe -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

          2. Table | Other Eastern Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

          3. Table | Other Eastern Europe -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

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        1. Table | Africa/Mideast -- Bulk Packaging Market Environment (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: Bulk Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | Africa/Mideast -- Bulk Packaging Demand (million dollars)

        3. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Bulk Packaging Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Africa/Mideast -- Bulk Packaging Demand by Market (million dollars)

        4. 8.3.3 Africa/Mideast: Suppliers

          $82.00

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 9.1 General

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        1. Table | World Bulk Packaging Sales by Company, 2010 (million dollars)

      2. 9.2 Market Share

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      3. 9.3 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $136.00

        1. Table | Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures

      4. 9.4 Competitive Strategies

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      5. 9.5 Manufacturing

        $110.00

      6. 9.6 Marketing & Distribution

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      7. 9.7 Cooperative Agreements

        $113.00

        1. Table | Selected Cooperative Agreements

      8. 9.8 Company Profiles

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        1. 9.8.1 AEP Industries Incorporated

          $113.00

        2. 9.8.2 Amcor Limited

          $132.00

        3. 9.8.3 Armando Alvarez Group

          $193.00

        4. 9.8.4 Atorka Group hf

          $113.00

        5. 9.8.5 AUER Packaging GmbH

          $82.00

        6. 9.8.6 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $154.00

        7. 9.8.7 Berry Plastics Corporation

          $206.00

        8. 9.8.8 BWAY Corporation

          $207.00

        9. 9.8.9 Cassina Packaging Group Srl

          $82.00

        10. 9.8.10 Cesur Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret AS

          $82.00

        11. 9.8.11 CEVA Group pic

          $99.00

        12. 9.8.12 Exopack Holding Corporation

          $124.00

        13. 9.8.13 Goodpack Limited

          $82.00

        14. 9.8.14 Graphic Packaging Holding Company

          $82.00

        15. 9.8.15 Greif Incorporated

          $493.00

        16. 9.8.16 Hood Companies Incorporated

          $82.00

        17. 9.8.17 Illinois Tool Works Incorporated

          $213.00

        18. 9.8.18 International Paper Company

          $125.00

        19. 9.8.19 Intertape Polymer Group Incorporated

          $113.00

        20. 9.8.20 IPL Incorporated

          $82.00

        21. 9.8.21 Klabin SA

          $82.00

        22. 9.8.22 Koch Industries Incorporated

          $137.00

        23. 9.8.23 Kohsei Company Limited

          $82.00

        24. 9.8.24 Letica Corporation

          $82.00

        25. 9.8.25 LINPAC Group Limited

          $183.00

        26. 9.8.26 MAUSER AG

          $308.00

        27. 9.8.27 Menasha Corporation

          $191.00

        28. 9.8.28 Mondi Limited

          $109.00

        29. 9.8.29 Nampak Limited

          $82.00

        30. 9.8.30 Nordenia International AG

          $122.00

        31. 9.8.31 Qingdao LAF Packaging Company Limited

          $82.00

        32. 9.8.32 Samuel, Son & Company Limited

          $102.00

        33. 9.8.33 Schäfer Werke GmbH

          $82.00

        34. 9.8.34 Schoeller Area Systems Group BV

          $82.00

        35. 9.8.35 Scholle Corporation

          $92.00

        36. 9.8.36 SCHÜTZ GmbH & Company KGaA

          $171.00

        37. 9.8.37 Sealed Air Corporation

          $82.00

        38. 9.8.38 Shanghai Kingtainer Packaging Container Company Limited

          $82.00

        39. 9.8.39 Sigma Plastics Group

          $242.00

        40. 9.8.40 Taihua Plastic Products Company Limited

          $82.00

        41. 9.8.41 Taiyo Kogyo Corporation

          $82.00

        42. 9.8.42 Temple-Inland Incorporated

          $101.00

        43. 9.8.43 Tri-Wall KK

          $84.00

        44. 9.8.44 Walki Group Oy

          $84.00

      9. 9.9 Other Companies Mentioned in the Study

        $368.00

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