Reportlinker Adds US Microwave Packaging Industry

Jun 24, 2010, 20:53 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

US Microwave Packaging Industry

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This report analyzes the US market for Microwave Packaging in US$ Million by the following Product Segments - Trays, Folding Cartons, Cups, Tubs, & Bowls, Bags & Pouches, Sleeves, and Others. The report also analyzes the market by the following Application Segments - Fresh Prepared Foods, Frozen Foods, Shelf-Stable Meals, and Others. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 107 companies including American Packaging Corporation, Ampac Packaging, LLC, Associated Packaging Technologies, Inc., Amcor Limited, Bemis Company, Inc., Berry Plastics Corporation, Graphic Packaging Holding Company, Huhtamaki Oyj, Mullinix Packages, Inc., Packaging Concepts Inc., Printpack Inc., Rock-Tenn Company, Fold-Pak, Rexam Plc, Sealed Air Corporation, Silgan Holdings, Sonoco Products Company, and Scholle Vacumet. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

MICROWAVE PACKAGING MCP-6591

A US MARKET REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definition and Scope of The Study I-3

I. Product Segments I-3

II. Packaging Application Segments I-4

II. A US MARKET REPORT

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Era of Consumer Convenience Throws the Spotlight on

Microwaveable Packaging II-1

Underlying Growth Fundamentals for Microwaveable Packaging II-1

Table 1: Microwave Packaging Market in the United States

(2008): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Impact of the Recession On the Microwave Packaging Industry II-3

Packaging Industry Still Hurting II-3

Microwave Packaging Shaken But not Unnerved II-3

Table 2: Microwave Packaging for Frozen Dinners in the

United States (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales

by Packaging Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

The Susceptor Technology Catapults the Microwave Packing

Industry to Higher Grounds II-4

Microwave Packaging Pulsates to the Green Trend II-5

Microwave Packaging Innovations II-5

Food Consumption Patterns in the New Economy II-6

At Home Food Consumption On the Rise II-6

Implications for Microwave Packaging II-6

Popularity of Microwaveable Foods Pushes Up Demand for

Microwave Packaging II-7

Changing Lifestyles & Demographics Continue to Pull the

Trigger on Growth II-7

Convenience Muscles Growth II-7

Snacking Culture Pushes Innovation & Demand for

Microwaveable Snacks II-8

Microwaveable Popcorn: The Most Successful Microwaveable Food II-9

Key Findings II-9

Table 3: US Market for Microwaveable Foods (2008):

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Product Type

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 4: World Market for Microwaveable Foods (2008):

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Geographic Region

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Other Statistical Findings on the Frozen Food Packaging &

Microwave Ovens Market: II-10

Table 5: Packaging for Frozen Baked Goods in the United

States (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand by

Packaging Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 6: Frozen Food Packaging Market in the United States

(2008): Percentage Share Breakup by Type of Packaging

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 7: Frozen Food Packaging Market in the United States

(2008): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading

Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 8: US Market for Large Electric Household Appliances

(2007): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Product Type

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-12

Microwave Ovens: A Definition II-12

Microwave Food Packaging- An Introduction II-12

Functions & Functioning of Microwave Packages II-12

Types of Microwavable Packages II-13

Microwaveable Trays II-13

Coated Aluminum Trays II-13

Rigid Plastic Trays II-13

Moulded Pulp Tray II-14

Microwaveable Foldable Cartons II-14

Microwaveable Bags & Pouches II-14

Microwaveable Pouches II-14

Microwaveable Bags II-14

Microwaveable Sleeves II-14

Microwave Safe Containers II-15

Flexible Microwaveable Package II-15

Paper Board Containers II-15

Crystallized Polyesters II-15

Microwave Packaging Applications II-15

Microwaveable Frozen Foods II-15

Frozen Foods: A Generic Definition II-16

What's Driving Microwave Packaging of Frozen Foods? II-16

Microwaveable Fresh Prepared Foods II-17

Microwaveable Shelf-Stable Meals II-17

Microwaveable Snack Foods and Fresh-cut Vegetables II-17

Snack Foods: A Generic Definition II-17

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS II-19

Mondi to Launch Neo Steam Microwave Packaging II-19

River Ranch Fresh Foods Launches Steam-in-microwave Rigid Package II-19

Ampac Packaging Unveils New Sealant Frozen-Food Packaging

Products II-19

Pliant Introduces SteamQuickTM Microwave Packaging Series II-20

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-21

Berry Plastics Acquires Superfos Packaging II-21

Amcor Acquires Alcan Packaging Business Divisions II-21

Bemis Acquires Rio Tinto's Alan Packaging Food Americas Division II-21

Ampac Packaging Acquires Floeter Flexible Packaging Group II-22

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-23

American Packaging Corporation (USA) II-23

Ampac Packaging, LLC (USA) II-23

Associated Packaging Technologies, Inc (USA) II-23

Amcor Limited (Australia) II-24

Bemis Company, Inc. (USA) II-24

Berry Plastics Corporation (USA) II-24

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (USA) II-25

Huhtamaki Oyj (Finland) II-25

Mullinix Packages, Inc. (USA) II-26

Packaging Concepts Inc., (USA) II-26

Printpack Inc., (USA) II-26

Rock-Tenn Company (USA) II-26

Fold-Pak (USA) II-27

Rexam Plc (UK) II-27

Sealed Air Corporation (USA) II-27

Silgan Holdings (USA) II-28

Sonoco Products Company (USA) II-28

Scholle Vacumet (USA) II-29

6. MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-30

Analytics by Product Segment II-30

Table 9: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Microwave Food Packaging by Product Type - Microwaveable

Trays, Foldable Cartons, Cups, Tubs, & Bowls, Bags & Pouches,

Sleeves, and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 10: US Historic Review for Microwave Food Packaging by

Product Type - Microwaveable Trays, Foldable Cartons, Cups,

Tubs, & Bowls, Bags & Pouches, Sleeves, and Others

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 11: US 13-Year Perspective for Microwave Food Packaging

by Product Type - Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Microwaveable Trays, Foldable Cartons, Cups, Tubs, &

Bowls, Bags & Pouches, Sleeves, and Others for Years 2003,

2009 and 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Analytics by Packaging Application II-33

Table 12: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Microwave Food Packaging by Packaging Application - Fresh

Prepared Foods, Frozen Foods, Shelf-Stable Meals, and Others

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 13: US Historic Review for Microwave Food Packaging by

Packaging Application - Fresh Prepared Foods, Frozen Foods,

Shelf-Stable Meals, and Others Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 14: US 13-Year Perspective for Microwave Food Packaging

by Packaging Application - Percentage Share Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Fresh Prepared Foods, Frozen Foods,

Shelf-Stable Meals and Others for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 107 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 111)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 38

Canada 4

Japan 2

Europe 23

France 1

Germany 2

The United Kingdom 15

Rest of Europe 5

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 40

Middle-East 3

Africa 1

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