Flexible plastic packaging is non-rigid, lightweight, stretchable, and malleable. flexible plastic packaging market analysis considers sales to the food and beverages, healthcare, and other segments. It also considers sales from the pouches, bags, films, and wraps, and other segments. Our analysis further considers the sales of flexible plastic packaging solutions in APAC, Europe, MEA, North America, and South America. In 2018, the pouches segment held the highest market share, which is expected to remain prevalent over the forecast period. Factors such as their wide use in packaging food products and the availability of various pouches that provide a high degree of resistance toward moisture and germs will significantly help the market segment in maintaining its leading position. Also, our global flexible plastic packaging report has observed market growth factors such as the rising focus on improving the shelf life of products, shift from rigid packaging to flexible plastic packaging, and growing popularity of flexible bioplastic packaging. However, high cost involved in manufacturing flexible plastic packaging, increasing focus on reducing the use of plastic packaging, and stringent regulations on manufacturing flexible plastic packaging may hamper the growth of the flexible plastic packaging industry over the forecast period.
Global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market: Overview
Growing popularity of flexible bioplastic packaging
The rising awareness about the adverse effects of environmental pollution has increased the demand for sustainable products, such as flexible bioplastic packaging, and end-consumers. This packaging solution is helping end-user industries in adhering to government regulations on controlling environmental pollution and meeting consumer demand. As a result, the sales of flexible bioplastic packaging solutions are increasing. This will lead to the expansion of the flexible plastic packaging market at a CAGR over 4% during the forecast period.
Emergence of recyclable flexible plastic packaging
Vendors are focusing on producing recyclable flexible plastic packaging solutions to meet government requirements to reduce environmental pollution. End-users of industries are also consciously buying recyclable products owing to the rising awareness about the adverse effects of environmental pollution. Therefore, the sales of recyclable flexible plastic packaging solutions will increase during 2019-203. As a result, this trend will have a positive impact on the overall market growth.
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With the presence of several major players, the global flexible plastic packaging market is fragmented. robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients in improving their market positions, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading flexible plastic packaging manufacturers, which include Amcor Plc, Berry Global Group Inc., Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH, Huhtamäki Oyj, and Mondi Group.
Also, the flexible plastic packaging market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.