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Research and Markets: Europe Flexible Packaging Market 2015-2019 with Amcor, Bemis, Mondi & Wipak Group Dominating

Saturday, Jul 11, 2015

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Flexible Packaging Market in Europe 2015-2019" report to their offering.(

The flexible packaging market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 5.62% over the period 2014-2019.

Flexible packaging is a non-rigid method of packaging. Packaging products are made of flexible or easy-yielding materials that can easily change shape based on the nature of the product being packaged. Flexible packaging materials include plastic, aluminum, and paper. These materials undergo a detailed conversion process such as printing, lamination, coating, and extrusion to form different types of flexible packaging products such as plastic bags and pouches, lidding films, foil bags, and sachets.

Vendors in the paper packaging industry are increasingly using recycled paper in their products to cut back on their dependence on wood pulp. Companies in the flexible packaging market, such as International Paper, are addressing issues such as greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency, water use, waste management, and supply chain inefficiencies to reduce pollution, as well as raw material and product wastage.

According to the report, increasingly busy schedules are leading people to look for everyday products, especially food, beverages, and toiletries, that require minimum effort to open, carry, and store. Much of the innovation in the market is centered on providing convenience for on-the-go use. Most flexible packaging design features (such as zippers, pouring spouts, peel-off lids, and microwavable pouches) enhance the convenience of use and disposal. Manufacturers of consumables and other household goods are increasingly opting for flexible packaging as it allows the easy integration of such design features.

Further, the report states that the rising cost of raw materials such as aluminum, paper, and metals, brought about by unstable economic conditions and growing demand-supply gap, may hinder market growth.

Key Vendors

    Wipak Group

Other Prominent Vendors

    Bischof + Klein
    Britton Group
    Clondalkin Group
    Constantia Flexibles
    Schur Flexibles
    Sealed Air Corporation
    Südpack Verpackungen

Key Topics Covered:

    Executive Summary
    List of Abbreviations
    Scope of the Report
    Market Research Methodology
    Market Landscape
    Market Segmentation by End-users
    Geographical Segmentation
    Buying Criteria
    Market Growth Drivers
    Drivers and their Impact
    Market Challenges
    Impact of Drivers and Challenges
    Market Trends
    Trends and their Impact
    Vendor Landscape
    Key Vendor Analysis

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