Packaging is a dynamic market due to the need to address increasing end-user performance requirements and frequently changing consumer preferences, all in an environment heavily focused on keeping costs down while at the same time supplying more sustainable products. Offering an unbiased view of the benefits and risks of packaging materials and markets, as well as key insights to new product releases and how companies are innovating, Freedonia can help you unwrap the constantly shifting packaging market.
Packaging is a nearly $200 billion business in the US with almost guaranteed growth due to the wide-ranging need for packaging in all sectors of the economy to contain, protect, and market goods of every type. However, the widespread use and visibility of packaging, especially to consumers, has made it an increasing target of legislation and sustainability initiatives. This will benefit some packaging products but cause others to lose market share.
This study examines the US market for packaging wrap. Historical data are provided for 2011, 2016, and 2021, with forecasts through 2026. Also provided is an analysis of key industry players.
This study examines the US market for packaging bags. Historical data are provided for 2011, 2016, and 2021, with forecasts through 2026. Also provided is an analysis of key industry players.
This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $11.5 billion global drums industry. It presents historical demand data (2011, 2016 and 2021) and forecasts (2026 and 2031) by material, and market.
This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $9 billion global IBC industry. It presents historical demand data (2011, 2016 and 2021) and forecasts (2026 and 2031) by type (rigid, flexible), and market.
This report forecasts to 2027 US foodservice single-use product demand in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level.
This study examines the US market for foodservice single-use (disposable) products. For the purposes of this study, “single-use” products refers to items used in the service of food and beverages that are intended to be disposed of after use.
This report includes data from 2011-2031 in 5 year intervals and tables featuring year-by-year data for 2018-2025. US demand for plastic film is expected to rise 1.3% yearly to 18.7 billion pounds, valued at $32.5 billion, in 2026.
This report forecasts to 2026 US plastic film demand in pounds.
This report forecasts to 2026 US packaging film demand in pounds.
Global demand for bulk packaging is forecast to rise 3.1% yearly to $75.7 billion in 2026, driven by rising manufacturing activity in many key bulk packaging markets, including chemicals, food and beverages, and durable goods.