Global packaging machinery demand will grow 5.2 percent annually through 2012. Gains in developing areas will outpace demand in the US, Western Europe and Japan. Labeling and coding equipment will be the fastest growing type, while filling and form/fill/seal equipment will remain the most widely used.
This study analyzes the $30.9 billion world packaging machinery industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by machinery type (e.g., filling and form/fill/seal; labeling and coding; wrapping, bundling and palletizing; case forming, packing and sealing), market (e.g., food, beverages, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, chemical products), world region and for 28 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 40 industry players, including Krones, Kloeckner-Werke and Bosch.