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The Global Flexible packaging market is driven by trends such as focus on sustainability and consumer demand such as more shelf life and easy to handle design.

The market is estimated to increase from $85.5 billion in 2014 to $140.65 billion by 2020 with a CAGR of 8.65%. Europe is the leading market for Flexible packaging with United Kingdom and Germany being the major markets in the region. Asia Pacific and Latin America regions are the fastest growing regions for Flexible packaging market due to increase in expendable income in these countries.

This escalation is developing the need to analyze, review, and to forecast the growth of the flexible packaging market. The key determining factors of packaging are varying consumer trends, weight of the products, different sizes, shelf life and ease of recycling. Flexible packaging helps in addressing these concerns and that is why it is being widely adopted for several products across different industries.

The research published on flexible packaging covers different packaging materials such as plastics, flexible foams, paper, metallic packaging and cloth packaging. It also covers the market by end-user industry such as food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, personal care, household care, retail, manufacturing and agriculture.


Longer product shelf life, changing lifestyle of people, increasing disposable income across different regions and new innovative products are the major Drivers for high growth of the flexible packaging market.


Concern about the effects of flexible packages has increased government regulations regarding the recycling of these materials. This will be a major challenge for the growth of the market as companies struggle to cope with these regulations.

What the report contains

The study elucidates the situation of flexible packaging market, and shows its application in end user products such as snacks, processed fish, meat and eggs, bakery, meals, pet food, fruits, vegetable and others along with accurate market metrics. The study clarifies that, currently the flexible packaging applications market size is the highest for processed fish, meat and eggs followed by meals, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.43 % from 2014 to 2020.

Lastly, the report is divided by geography - North Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Latin America and Middle East & Africa; where-in the market share of each region is analyzed and estimates are provided for the next 5 years. The various applications of flexible packaging have been discussed in detail in addition to a comprehensive overview of the market.

Table Of Contents

Global Flexible Packaging Market - By Packaging Materials, Food Products,End User Industry, Geography and Vendors - Forecasts, Trends and Shares (2015 - 2020)
1. Introduction

1.1 Key Findings

1.2 Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights

3.1 Market Overview

3.2 Factors Driving the Market

3.2.1 Longer Shelf Life and Changing Lifestyle of People

3.2.2 New Innovative Products

3.2.3Increasing Disposable Income across Different Regions

3.3 Factors Restraining the Market

3.3.1 Concerns about the environment and recycling

3.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis

3.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces

3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants

3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products or Services

3.5.5 Competitive Rivalry among Existing Competitors

3.6 Industry Policies

3.6.1 National Food Safety Standard on General Rules - China

3.6.2 Food Hygiene Law of the People's Republic of China

3.6.3 The Packaging and packaging waste Directive - European Union

3.6.4 The Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011 - India

3.6.5 New Zealand's Food Act 1981

4. Technology Overview

4.1 Technology Snapshot

4.2Industry Applications

4.3 Different Types of Flexible Packaging Available in Market

4.3.1 Plastics

4.3.2 Flexible Foams

4.3.3 Paper Products

4.3.4 Metallic Packaging

4.3.5 Cloth Packaging

5. Flexible Packaging Market by Food Products - Forecasts, Share and Trends

5.1 Snacks

5.1.1 Market Share and Forecasts

5.1.2 Market Analysis

5.2 Processed Fish, Meat and Egg Products

5.2.1 Market Share and Forecasts

5.2.2 Market Analysis

5.3 Bakery

5.3.1 Market Share and Forecasts

5.3.2 Market Analysis

5.4 Meals and Meal Centers

5.4.1 Market Share and Forecasts

5.4.2 Market Analysis

5.5 Pet Food

5.5.1 Market Share and Forecasts

5.5.2 Market Analysis

5.6 Fruit and Vegetables

5.6.1 Market Share and Forecasts

5.6.2 Market Analysis

5.7 Others

5.7.1 Market Share and Forecasts

5.7.2 Market Analysis

6. Flexible Packaging Market by Packaging Materials - Share and Trends

6.1 Plastics

6.1.1 Introduction

6.1.2 Market Share and Forecast

6.2 Flexible Foams

6.2.1 Introduction

6.2.2 Market Share and Forecast

6.3 Paper Products

6.3.1 Introduction

6.3.2 Market Share and Forecast

6.4 Metallic Packaging

6.4.1 Introduction

6.4.2 Market Share and Forecast

6.5 Cloth Packaging

6.5.1 Introduction

6.5.2 Market Share and Forecast

7. Flexible Packaging Market by End User Industry

7.1 Food

7.1.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.1.2 Analyst View

7.2 Beverage

7.2.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.2.2 Analyst View

7.3 Pharmaceutical

7.3.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.3.2 Analyst View

7.4 Medical

7.4.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.4.2 Analyst View

7.5 Personal Care

7.5.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.5.2 Analyst View

7.6 Household Care

7.6.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.6.2 Analyst View

7.7 Retail

7.7.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.7.2 Analyst View

7.8 Manufacturing

7.8.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.8.2 Analyst View

7.9 Agricultural

7.9.1 Market Share and Forecast

7.9.2 Analyst View

8. Flexible Packaging Market Forecast, Trends and Share by Geographical Regions

8.1 North America

8.1.1 United States

8.1.2 Canada

8.1.3 Others

8.1.4 Analyst View

8.2 Europe

8.2.1 Germany

8.2.2 United Kingdom

8.2.3 Spain

8.2.4 Others

8.2.5 Analyst View

8.3 Asia Pacific

8.3.1 China

8.3.2 Japan

8.3.3 South Korea

8.3.4 India

8.3.5 Others

8.3.6 Analyst View

8.4 Latin America

8.4.1 Brazil

8.4.2 Argentina

8.4.3 Others

8.4.4 Analyst View

8.5 Middle East and Africa

8.5.1 United Arab Emirates

8.5.2 South Africa

8.5.3 Israel

8.5.4 Saudi Arabia

8.5.5 Others

8.5.6 Analyst View

9. Flexible Packaging Vendor Market Share

10. Competitive Intelligence and Profiles of Flexible Packaging Vendors

10.1 Amcor

10.1.1 Overview

10.1.2 Major Products and Services

10.1.3 Financials

10.1.4 Recent Developments

10.2 Mondi Group

10.2.1 Overview

10.2.2 Major Products and Services

10.2.3 Financials

10.2.4 Recent Developments

10.3 SIT Group

10.3.1 Overview

10.3.2 Major Products and Services

10.3.3 Financials

10.3.4 Recent Developments

10.4 Wipak Group

10.4.1 Overview

10.4.2 Major Products and Services

10.4.3 Financials

10.4.4 Recent Developments

10.5 Automated Packaging Systems

10.5.1 Overview

10.5.2 Major Products and Services

10.5.3 Financials

10.5.4 Recent Developments

10.6 Fres-co System USA

10.6.1 Overview

10.6.2 Major Products and Services

10.6.3 Financials

10.6.4 Recent Developments

10.7 Glenroy Inc.

10.7.1 Overview

10.7.2 Major Products and Services

10.7.3 Financials

10.7.4 Recent Developments

10.8 Innovia Films

10.8.1 Overview

10.8.2 Major Products and Services

10.8.3 Financials

10.8.4 Recent Developments

10.9 OxySense, Inc.

10.9.1 Overview

10.9.2 Major Products and Services

10.9.3 Financials

10.9.4 Recent Developments

10.10 Phoenix Closures

10.10.1 Overview

10.10.2 Major Products and Services

10.10.3 Financials

10.10.4 Recent Developments

10.11 Printpack Inc.

10.11.1 Overview

10.11.2 Major Products and Services

10.11.3 Financials

10.11.4 Recent Developments

10.12 Belmark, Inc.

10.12.1 Overview

10.12.2 Major Products and Services

10.12.3 Financials

10.12.4 Recent Developments

10.13 JL Packaging Corporation

10.13.1 Overview

10.13.2 Major Products and Services

10.13.3 Financials

10.13.4 Recent Developments

10.14 Oracle Packaging

10.14.1 Overview

10.14.2 Major Products and Services

10.14.3 Financials

10.14.4 Recent Developments

10.15 Prolamina Corporation

10.15.1 Overview

10.15.2 Major Products and Services

10.15.3 Financials

10.15.4 Recent Developments

11. The Challengers

11.1 Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.

11.2 Paharpur 3P


11.4 CLandD Graphics, Inc.

11.5 Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.

12. Investment Analysis

12.1 Recent Mergers and Acquisitions

12.2 Investor Outlook

13. Future of Flexible Packaging Market

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