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Research and Markets: Global Plastic Bottles/Containers Market 2015 – Regions and Vendors Analysis – Market Trends and Forecasts 2014 – 2020

September 7, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Plastic Bottles/Containers Market – By Regions and Vendors – Market Trends and Forecasts 2014 – 2020” report to their offering.

The global production of plastic containers in 2014 was 50.1MMT and is estimated to reach 67.9MMT by 2020,at a CAGR of 5.2%,while in terms of revenue, the market was worth $273.15 billion in 2014 and is projected to reach $388.35 billion in 2020, at a compound annual growth rate of 6%.

Plastic Containers are manufactured by various blow molding processes such as Extrusion blow molding, Injection blow molding, Stretch blow molding. These bottles/containers use various resins like PET, PP, HDPE, LDPE, and others as raw materials.

The Beverages industry leads the market in developed regions like the US and Europe, with a market share of 40-45% in 2014 while, on the other hand, in the emerging regions the Pharmaceutical industry had a share of 22% and the FMCG sector had a 30% share during the same period. End use industries like health care and bottled water are increasing the usage of plastics, and thus, with its growing market, the plastic container market is expected to increase. The Food and Beverages industry constitutes around 50-55% of the total plastic bottles usage globally.

Factors like low carbon footprint, demographics are driving the PET bottles industry. For instance, the Cosmetics industry which mainly used glass as a packaging material earlier is slowly being substituted by PET bottles. But, on the other hand, paper packaging products like tetra packs are being substituted with plastic.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Market Overview

3. Market Dynamics

4. Plastic Bottles/Containers Market Segmentation, Forecasts and Trends – by Volume, by Revenue

5. Global Vendor Market Share Analysis

6. Supplier Intelligence – Profiles

7. Investment Analysis

Companies Mentioned

– Alpack

– Alpha Packaging

– Amcor

– Bericap

– Berry Plastics

– Constar International

– Container Corporation of Canada

– Cospack

– Graham Packaging

– International Packaging

– Ontario Plastic Container

– Plastipak Packaging

– Rexam

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Sector: Food Packaging, Beverage Packaging