Global demand for caps and closures will grow 4.7 percent annually through 2011. Unit gains will be driven by the penetration of closures into gabletop and aseptic drink cartons and plastic pouches. Emerging markets will perform strongly led by China and India. Plastic closures will continue to supplant metal and cork.
This study analyzes the $25.2 billion cap and closure industry. It presents historical demand data (1996, 2001| 2006) and forecasts for the years 2011 and 2016 by material (plastics| metal| cork)| market (beer| carbonated soft drinks| bottle water| food| pharmaceuticals)| world region (e.g.| Western Europe| North America| Asia/Pacific) and for 17 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors| details industry structure| evaluates company market share and profiles 39 leading industry players including AptarGroup| Global Closure Systems| Alcoa| Owens-Illinois| Silgan Holdings| and Rexam.