World Protective Packaging

World demand for protective packaging will rise 7.8 percent per year through 2014. Advances will be stimulated by an upswing in manufacturing activity and the continued proliferation of Internet shopping. The US will remain the largest national market while China grows the fastest.

This study analyzes the $15.3 billion world protective packaging industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product (foamed plastics, paperboard protectors, protective mailers), material (paper and paperboard, foamed plastics, plastic films), function (cushioning, blocking and bracing, void-filling, wrapping, insulation), market (manufacturing, Internet and catalogs, retail), world region and for 24 countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 42 industry participants, including Sealed Air, Pregis and Tegrant.

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  1. World Protective Packaging

    $5,800.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $270.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $135.00

      1. Table | WORLD PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,726.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $86.00

      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

        $309.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

          $117.00

        2. 3.2.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

          $176.00

          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2008 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Outlook

        $202.00

        1. 3.3.1 Population

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

        2. 3.3.2 Households

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD HOUSEHOLDS BY REGION (millions)

        3. 3.3.3 Urbanization Patterns

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD URBAN POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      4. 3.4 World Personal Income & Expenditure Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD PER CAPITA GDP BY REGION (2008 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Manufacturing Outlook

        $112.00

        1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2008 dollars)

      6. 3.6 World Internet & Catalog Sales Outlook

        $124.00

        1. Table | WORLD INTERNET & CATALOG SALES BY REGION (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 World Packaging Industry Outlook

        $149.00

      8. 3.8 World Corrugated Box Industry Overview

        $103.00

        1. Table | WORLD CORRUGATED BOX DEMAND BY REGION (billion square meters)

      9. 3.9 World Plastic Industry Overview

        $97.00

        1. Table | WORLD PLASTIC RESIN PRODUCTION BY REGION (million metric tons)

      10. 3.10 Pricing Trends

        $131.00

      11. 3.11 Environmental Issues

        $203.00

      12. 3.12 Regulatory Considerations

        $132.00

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

      $1,413.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Demand by Region

        $97.00

        1. Table | WORLD PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Demand by Product

        $420.00

        1. Table | WORLD PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Foamed Plastics

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD FOAMED PLASTIC PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        3. 4.3.2 Paperboard Protectors

          $94.00

          1. Table | WORLD PAPERBOARD PROTECTOR DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        4. 4.3.3 Protective Mailers

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD PROTECTIVE MAILER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        5. 4.3.4 Other Protective Packaging

          $117.00

          1. Table | WORLD OTHER PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY REGION & PRODUCT (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Demand by Material

        $131.00

        1. Table | WORLD PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY MATERIAL (billion pounds)

        2. 4.4.1 Paper & Paperboard

          $82.00

        3. 4.4.2 Foamed Plastics

          $82.00

        4. 4.4.3 Plastic Films & Other Plastics

          $82.00

      5. 4.5 Demand by Function

        $331.00

        1. Table | WORLD PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY FUNCTION (million dollars)

        2. 4.5.1 Cushioning

          $82.00

        3. 4.5.2 Blocking & Bracing

          $83.00

        4. 4.5.3 Void-Filling

          $82.00

        5. 4.5.4 Wrapping

          $82.00

        6. 4.5.5 Insulation

          $82.00

      6. 4.6 Demand by Market

        $253.00

        1. Table | WORLD PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. 4.6.1 Manufacturing

          $89.00

          1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING MARKET FOR PROTECTIVE PACKAGING BY REGION (million dollars)

        3. 4.6.2 Internet & Catalogs

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD INTERNET & CATALOG MARKET FOR PROTECTIVE PACKAGING BY REGION (million dollars)

        4. 4.6.3 Retail & Other

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD RETAIL & OTHER MARKETS FOR PROTECTIVE PACKAGING BY REGION (million dollars)

      7. 4.7 World Production & Trade Overview

        $126.00

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

      $856.00

      1. 5.1 North America: General

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      2. 5.2 North America: Protective Packaging Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 United States

        $323.00

        1. Table | UNITED STATES -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 5.3.1 United States: Protective Packaging Demand

          $92.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 5.3.2 United States: Suppliers

          $144.00

      4. 5.4 Canada

        $189.00

        1. Table | CANADA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 5.4.1 Canada: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | CANADA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million US dollars)

        3. 5.4.2 Canada: Suppliers

          $82.00

      5. 5.5 Mexico

        $217.00

        1. Table | MEXICO -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 5.5.1 Mexico: Protective Packaging Demand

          $93.00

          1. Table | MEXICO -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 5.5.2 Mexico: Suppliers

          $82.00

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

      $1,660.00

      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

        $82.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Protective Packaging Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Belgium

        $137.00

        1. Table | BELGIUM -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.3.1 Belgium: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | BELGIUM -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.3.2 Belgium: Suppliers

          $82.00

      4. 6.4 France

        $182.00

        1. Table | FRANCE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.4.1 France: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | FRANCE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.4.2 France: Suppliers

          $82.00

      5. 6.5 Germany

        $232.00

        1. Table | GERMANY -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.5.1 Germany: Protective Packaging Demand

          $85.00

          1. Table | GERMANY -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.5.2 Germany: Suppliers

          $82.00

      6. 6.6 Italy

        $191.00

        1. Table | ITALY -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.6.1 Italy: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | ITALY -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.6.2 Italy: Suppliers

          $82.00

      7. 6.7 Netherlands

        $154.00

        1. Table | NETHERLANDS -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.7.1 Netherlands: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | NETHERLANDS -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.7.2 Netherlands: Suppliers

          $82.00

      8. 6.8 Spain

        $161.00

        1. Table | SPAIN -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.8.1 Spain: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | SPAIN -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.8.2 Spain: Suppliers

          $82.00

      9. 6.9 United Kingdom

        $236.00

        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.9.1 United Kingdom: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.9.2 United Kingdom: Suppliers

          $100.00

      10. 6.10 Other Western Europe

        $228.00

        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.10.1 Other Western Europe: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 6.10.2 Other Western Europe: Suppliers

          $101.00

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $1,845.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

        $93.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Australia

        $184.00

        1. Table | AUSTRALIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.3.1 Australia: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | AUSTRALIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million US dollars)

        3. 7.3.2 Australia: Suppliers

          $82.00

      4. 7.4 China

        $286.00

        1. Table | CHINA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.4.1 China: Protective Packaging Demand

          $120.00

          1. Table | CHINA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.4.2 China: Suppliers

          $82.00

      5. 7.5 India

        $192.00

        1. Table | INDIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.5.1 India: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.5.2 India: Suppliers

          $82.00

      6. 7.6 Indonesia

        $155.00

        1. Table | INDONESIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.6.1 Indonesia: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.6.2 Indonesia: Suppliers

          $82.00

      7. 7.7 Japan

        $196.00

        1. Table | JAPAN -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.7.1 Japan: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | JAPAN -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.7.2 Japan: Suppliers

          $82.00

      8. 7.8 South Korea

        $162.00

        1. Table | SOUTH KOREA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.8.1 South Korea: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.8.2 South Korea: Suppliers

          $82.00

      9. 7.9 Taiwan

        $171.00

        1. Table | TAIWAN -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.9.1 Taiwan: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | TAIWAN -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million US dollars)

        3. 7.9.2 Taiwan: Suppliers

          $82.00

      10. 7.10 Thailand

        $157.00

        1. Table | THAILAND -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.10.1 Thailand: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | THAILAND -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.10.2 Thailand: Suppliers

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Other Asia/Pacific

        $194.00

        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.11.1 Other Asia/Pacific: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.11.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Suppliers

          $82.00

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

      $1,781.00

      1. 8.1 Central & South America: General

        $568.00

        1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 8.1.1 Central & South America: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 8.1.2 Argentina

          $134.00

          1. Table | ARGENTINA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | ARGENTINA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.1.3 Brazil

          $147.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | BRAZIL -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.1.4 Other Central & South America

          $161.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe: General

        $600.00

        1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 8.2.2 Poland

          $148.00

          1. Table | POLAND -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | POLAND -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.2.3 Russia

          $158.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | RUSSIA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

          $164.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast: General

        $613.00

        1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: Protective Packaging Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 8.3.2 South Africa

          $168.00

          1. Table | SOUTH AFRICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | SOUTH AFRICA -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.3.3 Turkey

          $154.00

          1. Table | TURKEY -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | TURKEY -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.3.4 Other Africa/Mideast

          $146.00

          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST -- PROTECTIVE PACKAGING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET (million dollars)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,836.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $96.00

        1. Table | PROTECTIVE PACKAGING SALES BY COMPANY, 2009 (million dollars)

      2. 9.2 Market Share

        $216.00

      3. 9.3 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $144.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 9.4 Marketing Strategies

        $82.00

      5. 9.5 Channels of Distribution

        $82.00

      6. 9.6 Competitive Strategies

        $156.00

      7. 9.7 Cooperative Agreements

        $154.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      8. 9.8 Company Profiles

        $5,348.00

        1. 9.8.1 ACH Foam Technologies LLC

          $104.00

        2. 9.8.2 Advanced Protective Packaging Limited

          $82.00

        3. 9.8.3 BASF SE

          $95.00

        4. 9.8.4 Bayer AG

          $106.00

        5. 9.8.5 Broadway Industrial Group Limited

          $82.00

        6. 9.8.6 Carpenter Company

          $111.00

        7. 9.8.7 Cascades Incorporated

          $113.00

        8. 9.8.8 Coldpack SAS

          $82.00

        9. 9.8.9 Createc Corporation

          $88.00

        10. 9.8.10 Foam Fabricators Incorporated

          $100.00

        11. 9.8.11 Free-Flow Packaging International Incorporated

          $195.00

        12. 9.8.12 FROMM Holding AG

          $103.00

        13. 9.8.13 Great Northern Corporation

          $123.00

        14. 9.8.14 Green Light Products Limited

          $82.00

        15. 9.8.15 Huhtamaki Oyj

          $112.00

        16. 9.8.16 Illinois Tool Works Incorporated

          $204.00

        17. 9.8.17 IntelliPack Asia Pacific Pty Limited

          $82.00

        18. 9.8.18 International Dunnage Sanayi ve Ticaret AS

          $82.00

        19. 9.8.19 JMP Holdings Pty Limited

          $82.00

        20. 9.8.20 Kewell Converters Limited

          $82.00

        21. 9.8.21 MeadWestvaco Corporation

          $98.00

        22. 9.8.22 Menasha Corporation

          $130.00

        23. 9.8.23 Nampak Limited

          $82.00

        24. 9.8.24 Nefab AB

          $112.00

        25. 9.8.25 NOVA Chemicals Corporation

          $150.00

        26. 9.8.26 ORiON Flexi Pack

          $82.00

        27. 9.8.27 Packshield Industries

          $82.00

        28. 9.8.28 Polyair Inter Pack Incorporated

          $144.00

        29. 9.8.29 Pregis Corporation

          $366.00

        30. 9.8.30 Ranpak Corporation

          $95.00

        31. 9.8.31 Ring Companies

          $82.00

        32. 9.8.32 Rock-Tenn Company

          $212.00

        33. 9.8.33 Sealed Air Corporation

          $443.00

        34. 9.8.34 Shanghai Xiangzhi Paper Industry Cooperation Company

          $82.00

        35. 9.8.35 Sonoco Products Company

          $212.00

        36. 9.8.36 Specialized Packaging Group LP

          $234.00

        37. 9.8.37 Storopack Hans Reichenecker GmbH

          $192.00

        38. 9.8.38 Svenska Cellulosa AB

          $225.00

        39. 9.8.39 Tegrant Corporation

          $285.00

        40. 9.8.40 3M Company

          $82.00

        41. 9.8.41 UFP Technologies Incorporated

          $147.00

        42. 9.8.42 Zotefoams plc

          $82.00

      9. 9.9 Additional Companies Mentioned in the Study

        $300.00

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