The Plastic films and sheets market consumption will grow from an estimated 59.9 million MT in 2013 to 70.9 million MT by 2018, with a CAGR of 3.4% from 2013 to 2018.
Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 02, 2014
Plastic films and sheets are integral parts of society today. With rising global population and disposable income, plastic films and sheets are finding increasing applications in packaging as well as in non-Packaging sector globally. In packaging, plastic films and sheets are used in food, pharmaceuticals, personal care, industrial and other applications. Food packaging is the key driver for plastic films and sheets in packaging sector. In modern days, plastic films are extensively used in flexible packaging. In non-packaging, plastic films and sheets find application in agriculture, construction, medical and health care, consumer goods, and others.
Asia-pacific is the key market for plastic films and sheets with more than 30% of global market share. Rising middle class in China and India is the major driving force for the industry. However, developed regions such as North America and Europe are experiencing slow growth in the sector. However, specialty films and biodegradable films are slowly gaining in importance in such developed economies.
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Different materials used for the manufacture of plastic films and sheets include LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, BOPP, CPP, BOPET, Polyamide, polystyrene, polycarbonate, EVOH, PLA and other specialty and high barrier films. PE is the most preferred material for the production of films and sheets. In agriculture, LDPE and LLDPE films are used significantly. However, in packaging applications bi-axially oriented polypropylene film is gaining market share over PE films.
Scope of The Report
The global plastic films and sheets market is profoundly analyzed in terms of revenue ($million) and volume (‘000 MT) by the aforementioned classifications.
Packaging: Food packaging, Pharmaceutical & Medical packaging, Consumer products packaging, Industrial, Others.
Non-Packaging: Agriculture, Construction, Consumer Goods, Medical and Healthcare, Others Non-Packaging.
By Geography: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Rest of the World
By Packaging Materials
Polyethylene: LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE.
Polypropylene: BOPP, CPP.
Others: EVOH, PVC, PVDC, PVOH, Polycarbonate, PLA.
Major Points from Table of Contents
9 Company Profile
9.1 Aep Industries Inc.
9.2 Amcor Limited
9.3 Bemis Company Inc.
9.4 Berry Plastic Corporation
9.5 British Polythene Industries Plc
9.6 Clondalkin Group Inc.
9.7 Fspg Hi-Tech Co., Ltd.
9.8 Innovia Films Ltd.
9.9 Jindal Poly Films Ltd.
9.10 Paragon Films, Inc.
9.11 Poly Pak America Inc.
9.12 Rkw Se
9.13 Sabic Innovative Plastics Holding B.V.
9.14 Sealed Air Corporation
9.15 Toray Industries, Inc.
9.16 Treofan Group
9.17 Wipak Group
9.18 Constantia Flexibles International Gmbh
9.19 Exopack, Llc
9.20 Taghleef Industries Llc
9.21 Toyobo Co. Ltd.
9.22 Uflex Ltd.
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