Plastic Containers Market

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Plastic Containers Market

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US resin demand to exceed 14 billion pounds in 2016

US demand for plastic containers is expected to surpass $32 billion in 2016, with resin demand reaching 14.2 billion pounds. Advances will be driven by performance advantages over metal, glass and paperboard alternatives, which will stimulate ongoing opportunities in a broad range of applications. Additionally, unit gains will be propelled by preferences for small, single-serving containers in bottle markets such as water, carbonated soft drinks, and milk; and in tub, cup, and bowl markets such as yogurt, soup, fruit, coffee, and condiments. However, advances will be moderated by the maturity of a number of bottle markets, along with heightened competition from flexible packaging in the tub, cup, and bowl, and tray markets. Resin demand will trail unit gains due to lightweighting of bottles in many markets to hold down resin and shipping costs, and to enhance sustainability. Notable markets where significant lightweighting has been achieved include bottled water and liquid laundry detergent. The liquid laundry detergent market has transitioned to more concentrated formulations that require smaller bottles.

Pharmaceutical, food uses to spur bottles & jars gains

Among major bottle and jar markets, the fastest gains are anticipated for food and pharmaceutical applications. In pharmaceutical applications, growth for bottles and jars will be supported by heightened pharmaceutical production, along with above-average expansion among the older population segments, which comprise the most intensive consumers of pharmaceuticals and related containers. Plastic bottle demand in food uses will be driven by barrier property and processing improvements that will create further opportunities for PET bottles in hot-fill applications and for HDPE and PET bottles in aseptic applications. Faster volume gains are anticipated for plastic containers other than bottles and jars, the result of continued favorable growth for tubs, cups, and bowls and improved demand for other plastic container types. Tub, cup, and bowl demand will be supported by the convenience, portability, and portion control benefits of singleserving cup packaging, as well as the presence of food industry growth segments (e.g., yogurt, hummus, single-cup coffee) in which tub and cup packaging is used. However, volume expansion will be moderated by thinwalling of containers in order to reduce the amount of material consumed per container. Prospects for plastic pails will be helped by recoveries in residential, office, and commercial construction from their low 2011 levels, which will boost demand for paints, adhesives, driveway sealers, and other goods typically packaged in pails. A rebound in the construction market will also stimulate demand for other plastic containers such as plastic paint cans and plastic caulking cartridges.

PET, HDPE to remain major plastic container resins

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) are by far the major resins for plastic containers, accounting for a combined 86 percent of demand in 2011. PET will see higher volume gains in uses such as food and pharmaceutical bottles, trays, and tubs, cups, and bowls. HDPE demand will rebound from declines in the 2006-2011 period. However, gains will be restrained by declining per capita consumption of milk, the downsizing of detergent and bleach bottles, and competition from laundry detergents that are not packaged in bottles.

Study coverage

Details on these and other key findings are available in the upcoming industry study, Plastic Containers. It presents historical demand data for 2001, 2006 and 2011, as well as forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product, type, market, and resin. The study also examines market environment factors, evaluates company market share, and profiles 29 US industry players.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION x

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1

II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT 4

General 4

Macroeconomic Outlook 5

Demographic & Household Trends 8

Consumer Income & Spending Trends 12

Manufacturing Outlook 15

Packaging Overview 18

Paper 21

Plastic 22

Metal 23

Glass & Wood 23

Thermoplastic Resin Industry Outlook 24

Historical Market Trends 27

Pricing Trends 31

Environmental & Regulatory Considerations 34

International Activity 39

Foreign Trade 40

III. CONTAINER RESINS 43

General 43

Polyethylene Terephthalate 47

High Density Polyethylene 51

Polypropylene 53

Polystyrene 58

Low Density Polyethylene 60

Polyvinyl Chloride 61

Other Resins 63

IV. CONTAINER OVERVIEW 67

General 67

Units 68

Weight 72

V. BOTTLES & JARS 77

General 77

Bottles & Jars by Weight 81

Bottles & Jars by Resin 85

Beverages 89

Beverage Industry Outlook 90

Plastic Beverage Bottles 92

Bottled Water 97

Bottled Water Outlook 98

Plastic Water Bottles 100

Carbonated Soft Drinks 103

Carbonated Soft Drink Outlook 104

Plastic Carbonated Soft Drink Bottles 105

Plastic Carbonated Soft Drink Bottles by Size 108

Milk 111

Milk Outlook 111

Plastic Milk Bottles 113

Fruit Beverages 117

Fruit Beverage Outlook 117

Plastic Fruit Beverage Bottles 119

Other Beverages 122

Sports Drinks 123

RTD Tea 125

Other Nonalcoholic Ready-to-Drink Beverages 127

Alcoholic Beverages 129

Food 134

Food Industry Outlook 135

Plastic Food Bottles & Jars 137

Sauces & Condiments 140

Dairy Products 143

Edible Oils 146

Other 148

Household Cleaning Chemicals 150

Household Cleaning Chemical Outlook 151

Plastic Household Cleaning Chemical Bottles 153

Detergents 156

Dishwashing 157

Laundry 159

Kitchen & Bath Cleaners 162

Fabric Softeners 164

Bleach 165

Other Household Cleaning Chemicals 167

Cosmetics & Toiletries 169

Cosmetic & Toiletry Industry Outlook 170

Plastic Cosmetic & Toiletry Bottles & Jars 172

Hair Care 176

Skin Care 179

Other Cosmetic & Toiletry Products 182

Pharmaceuticals 185

Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook 186

Plastic Pharmaceutical Bottles & Jars 187

Liquids 190

Powders, Tablets, & Capsules 192

Industrial & Institutional Cleaning Chemicals 194

I&I Cleaning Chemical Outlook 195

Plastic I&I Cleaning Chemical Bottles 197

Automotive Chemicals 199

Automotive Chemical Industry Outlook 199

Plastic Automotive Chemical Bottles 201

Automotive Lubricants 203

Antifreeze/Coolant 205

Other Automotive Chemicals 206

Other Bottle & Jar Markets 208

VI. OTHER PLASTIC CONTAINERS 211

General 211

Tubs, Cups, & Bowls 214

Resins 218

Producers 221

Pails 223

Open-Head 227

Tight-Head 228

Trays 229

Foamed Polystyrene Trays 232

Crystallized & Recycled PET Trays 235

Polypropylene Trays 237

APET & Other Trays 238

Cans 239

Applications 241

Producers 244

Egg Cartons 245

Squeeze Tubes 248

All Other Containers 251

VII. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 255

General 255

Industry Composition 256

Market Share 259

Acquisitions & Divestitures 267

Marketing & Distribution 272

Manufacturing 274

Research & Development 277

Competitive Strategies 281

Cooperative Agreements 283

Company Profiles 287

Alpha Packaging Holdings Incorporated 288

ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Company KG 291

Amcor Limited 293

Anchor Packaging Incorporated 299

Bemis Company Incorporated 301

Berry Plastics Corporation 303

Biosphere Industries, see Sealed Air

BWAY Corporation 307

CKS Packaging Incorporated 310

Clean Tech, see Plastipak Holdings

Coca-Cola Company 312

Consolidated Container Company LLC 317

Constar International LLC 321

Cryovac, see Sealed Air

Curwood, see Bemis

Dolco Packaging, see Tekni-Plex

Drug Plastics and Glass Company Incorporated 324

Fabri-Kal Corporation 326

Genpak, see Pattison (Jim) Group

Graham Packaging, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Huhtamaki Oyj 328

Interplast Packaging, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Letica Corporation 330

LINPAC Group Limited 332

Liquid Container, see Reynolds Group Holdings

NAMPAC, see BWAY

Nestlé SA 335

Pactiv, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Paradigm Packaging Incorporated 338

Pattison (Jim) Group 340

Plastican, see BWAY

Plastipak Holdings Incorporated 344

Polytainers Incorporated 349

Pretium Packaging LLC 351

Progressive Plastics, see Alpha Packaging Holdings

Rexam Food Containers, see Silgan Holdings

Rexam plc 353

Rexam SBC, see Berry Plastics

Reynolds Group Holdings Limited 357

Ring Companies 363

Roffe Container, see Consolidated Container

Sealed Air Corporation 366

Silgan Holdings Incorporated 370

Sonoco Products Company 374

Southeastern Container, see Coca-Cola

Tekni-Plex Incorporated 378

Vanga Products (Plastics), see Alpha Packaging Holdings

Western Container, see Coca-Cola

Other Companies in the Plastic Container Industry 380

LIST OF TABLES

SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Summary Table 3

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT

1 Macroeconomic Indicators 8

2 Population & Households 12

3 Personal Consumption Expenditures 15

4 Manufacturers' Shipments 18

5 Packaging Supply & Demand 20

6 Thermoplastic Resin Demand 26

7 Plastic Container Market, 2001-2011 30

8 Thermoplastic Resin Pricing 34

9 US Foreign Trade in Plastic Bottles & Jars 42

SECTION III -- CONTAINER RESINS

1 Plastic Container Demand by Resin 46

2 Polyethylene Terephthalate Demand in Plastic Containers 50

3 High Density Polyethylene Demand in Plastic Containers 53

4 Polypropylene Demand in Plastic Containers 58

5 Polystyrene Demand in Plastic Containers 60

6 Low Density Polyethylene Demand in Plastic Containers 61

7 Polyvinyl Chloride Demand in Plastic Containers 63

8 Other Resin Demand in Plastic Containers 66

SECTION IV -- CONTAINER OVERVIEW

1 Plastic Container Demand in Units 71

2 Plastic Container Demand by Weight 75

SECTION V -- BOTTLES & JARS

1 Plastic Bottle & Jar Demand by Market in Units 80

2 Plastic Bottle & Jar Demand by Market in Pounds 84

3 Plastic Bottle & Jar Demand by Resin 88

4 Beverage Production 92

5 Beverage Market for Plastic Bottles 96

6 Water Market for Plastic Bottles 103

7 Carbonated Soft Drink Market for Plastic Bottles 108

8 Plastic Carbonated Soft Drink Bottle Demand by Size 110

9 Milk Market for Plastic Bottles 116

10 Fruit Beverage Market for Plastic Bottles 121

11 Other Beverage Markets for Plastic Bottles 123

12 Sports Drink Market for Plastic Bottles 125

13 RTD Tea Market for Plastic Bottles 126

14 Other Nonalcoholic RTD Beverage Market for Plastic Bottles 129

15 Alcoholic Beverage Market for Plastic Bottles 131

16 Food Shipments 137

17 Food Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 140

18 Sauce & Condiment Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 143

19 Dairy Product Market for Plastic Bottles 146

20 Edible Oil Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 148

21 Other Food Markets for Plastic Bottles & Jars 150

22 Household Cleaning Chemical Shipments 152

23 Household Cleaning Chemical Market for Plastic Bottles 155

24 Detergent Market for Plastic Bottles 157

25 Dishwashing Detergent Market for Plastic Bottles 159

26 Laundry Detergent Market for Plastic Bottles 162

27 Kitchen & Bath Cleaner Market for Plastic Bottles 164

28 Fabric Softener Market for Plastic Bottles 165

29 Bleach Market for Plastic Bottles 166

30 Other Household Cleaning Chemical Markets

for Plastic Bottles 169

31 Cosmetic & Toiletry Shipments 172

32 Cosmetic & Toiletry Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 176

33 Hair Care Product Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 179

34 Skin Care Product Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 182

35 Other Cosmetic & Toiletry Markets for Plastic Bottles & Jars 185

36 Pharmaceutical Supply & Demand 187

37 Pharmaceutical Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 190

38 Liquid Pharmaceutical Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 192

39 Powder, Tablet, & Capsule Market for Plastic Bottles & Jars 194

40 I&I Cleaning Chemical Shipments 197

41 I&I Cleaning Chemical Market for Plastic Bottles 198

42 Automotive Chemical Demand 201

43 Automotive Chemical Market for Plastic Bottles 203

44 Automotive Lubricant Market for Plastic Bottles 205

45 Antifreeze/Coolant Market for Plastic Bottles 206

46 Other Automotive Chemical Markets for Plastic Bottles 208

47 Other Plastic Bottle & Jar Markets 210

SECTION VI -- OTHER PLASTIC CONTAINERS

1 Other Plastic Container Demand 213

2 Plastic Tub, Cup, & Bowl Demand 218

3 Plastic Pail Demand 227

4 Plastic Food Tray Demand 232

5 Plastic Can Demand 241

6 Plastic Egg Carton Demand 247

7 Plastic Squeeze Tube Demand 251

8 All Other Plastic Container Demand 254

SECTION VII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

1 US Plastic Container Sales by Company, 2011 258

2 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures 270

3 Selected Cooperative Agreements 285

LIST OF CHARTS

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT

1 Thermoplastic Resin Demand, 2011 26

2 Plastic Container Market, 2001-2011 31

SECTION III -- CONTAINER RESINS

1 Plastic Container Demand by Resin, 2011 46

SECTION IV -- CONTAINER OVERVIEW

1 Plastic Container Demand in Units, 2011 72

2 Plastic Container Demand by Weight, 2011 76

SECTION V -- BOTTLES & JARS

1 Plastic Bottle & Jar Demand by Market in Units, 2011 81

2 Plastic Bottle & Jar Demand by Market in Pounds, 2011 85

3 Plastic Bottle & Jar Demand by Resin, 2011 89

4 Beverage Market for Plastic Bottles, 2011 97

5 Household Cleaning Chemical Market for Plastic Bottles,

2011 156

SECTION VI -- OTHER PLASTIC CONTAINERS

1 Other Plastic Container Demand by Type, 2011 214

SECTION VII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

1 US Plastic Container Market Share, 2011 261

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