Global Flexible Paper Packaging Market 2015-2019

November 18, 2015
Market forecast and growth prospects for flexible paper packaging until 2019. Segmentation by type and end-users. This research report also provides market shares for APAC, Americas, and EMEA regions. The leading market vendors analyzed by this report include American Packaging, Bell, International Paper, and Sonoc.

Market outlook of flexible paper packaging

Rising demand from the confectionary industry is propelling the market demand for flexible packaging paper. Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global flexible paper packaging market to grow at a CAGR of over 5% from 2015 to 2019.

The global flexible paper packaging market will grow steadily over the forecast period due to increased demand for flexible packaging from various end-user industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and electronics. Flexible paper products are increasingly preferred as they can be easily recycled. However, the threat from other substitute packaging materials, such as plastic, acts as a major growth barrier.

Segmentation of global flexible paper packaging market by type

  • Uncoated kraft paper
  • Coater kraft paper
  • Sack kraft paper
  • Gift wraps

In 2014, the uncoated kraft paper segment accounted for a larger share of this market due to the development of innovative products. For instance, Mondi launched products such as Aqua liners and kraft top liners in the uncoated kraft paper segment. These products offer water-resistance and sustainability properties.

Segmentation of global flexible paper packaging market segmentation by end-user

  • Food and beverage
  • Industrial goods
  • Personal care and household industry
  • Other

With changes in demographic factors such as an increase in single-person households and rise in working population, the demand for convenience food and packaged food is growing. This is resulting in the steady growth of this market. In 2014, the flexible paper packaging segment held the highest share of the global food packaging market.

Segmentation of global flexible paper packaging market by geography

  • APAC
  • Americas
  • EMEA

This Americas market will grow moderately during the forecast period because of increased demand for small packs or single-serving packaging. The growing demand for boxboard and containerboard in the food industry will drive the growth of this market. The US will continue to be an important revenue contributor on account of increasing concerns about sustainability among consumers and growing infrastructure of contract packagers.

Leading vendors analyzed in this report

  • American Packaging       
  • Bell        
  • International Paper        
  • Sonoco

Other prominent vendors in this market include Accord Carton, Advance Paper Box, All Packaging,Archis Packaging (India), Arkay Packaging, Artistic Carton, Bates Container, Bert-Co Industries, Bio Pappel, Buckeye Corrugated, Caraustar, Carter Holt Harvey, Cascades Boxboard Group, Clarasion Enterprises, Climax Manufacturing, Colbert Packaging, Curtis Packaging, Diamond Packaging, Dixie Printing & Packaging, DS Smith, Dunapack Packaging, Emin Leydier, Europac Group’s Packaging Division, Evergreen Packaging, F.M. Howell, Frankston Packaging, Great Little Box, Green Bay Packaging, Green Printing & Packaging, House of Packaging, Imperial Packaging Corporation Indiana Carton, Induspac, Innovative Systems Group, Interstate Resources, Jainsons Packers, KapStone, Keller-Crescent, Keystone Paper, Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging, M. Ismail, MeadWestvaco, MOD-PAC, Manesha, Mondi Group, and Nampak.

Key questions answered in the report

  • What are the key factors driving the global flexible paper packaging market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global flexible paper packaging market?
  • What are the various opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global flexible paper packaging market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares for the global flexible paper packaging market?
  • Market shares for APAC, Americas, and EMEA?
  • Key outcome of the five forces analysis on the global flexible paper packaging market?
  • Growth forecast of the global flexible paper packaging market?

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