Thermoformed Plastics: Global Markets

Publish Date: May 2019 | Category: Packaging | Publisher: BCC Research | Status: Publish

The global market for thermoformed plastic should grow from $13.0 billion in 2018 to $16.7 billion by 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% from 2018 to 2023.

Report Scope:

This report has been prepared in a simple, easy-to-understand format. A number of tables and charts/figures are included to illustrate current and future market scenarios. The report includes a detailed study of global and regional markets for various types of thermoformed plastics and for the various applications for thermoformed plastics in different fields and industries, with reasons given for variations in the growth of the industry in certain regions.

Report Includes:

- 49 data tables and 19 additional tables
- A comprehensive overview of thermoformed plastics and their global markets
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2017 to 2018, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2023
- Quantification of consumption markets for major types of plastics used as thermoformed materials into each of their major applications, which include rigid food and healthcare packaging, automobiles, building products, and an array of consumer and industrial/commercial products
- Information on the market dynamics of thermoformed plastics, which include resin producers, plastic sheet producers, thermoformers and those in the major industries using these products
- A look at the impact of regulatory, environmental, and legislative issues impacting the global market
- Profiles of the major companies that produce the key plastic materials that are converted into thermoformed products
- Company profiles of the major players in the market, including Associated Thermoforming Inc., Bardes Plastics Inc., Clear Lam Packaging Inc., Display Pack Inc. and Fiber Pad Inc.

Summary

The global thermoformed plastic market is growing at a significant rate, with the market expected to increase at an expected CAGR of REDACTED over the five-year period from 2018 to 2023. Thermoformed plastics compete with injection molded and blow molded plastics along with nonplastic materials suchas glass, paper and metals, and they have also undergone several technical advances. The mostprominent resins used in the thermoforming process are - 
- Polystyrene (PS) and high-impact polystyrene (HIPS).
- Polypropylene (PP).
- High- and low-density polyethylene (HDPE/LDPE).
- Polyethylene terephthalate (PET).
- Polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
- Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and other acrylates.
- Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS).
- Polycarbonate.
- Other miscellaneous resins.

The market for the above resins has been studied in detail, with the global and regional markets analyzed in the following pages.

Thermoformed plastics find wide application in the following major fields - 
- Food packaging products.
- Healthcare/medical packaging products.
- Electronic packaging products.
- Building, home and construction products.
- Aerospace and aviation products.
- Appliances and consumer goods/products.
- Automotive products.
- Miscellaneous products.

An analysis of the global market as well as the regional markets for these applications has been made.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
BCC Custom Research
Related BCC Research Reports

Chapter 2 Summary

Chapter 3 Technology
Overview of the Thermoforming Process
Advantages of the Thermoforming Process
Disadvantages of the Thermoforming Process
Materials Suitable for Thermoforming 
Polymers for Thermoforming Plastics
Various Types of Polymers Used for Thermoforming
Styrene Copolymers
Polypropylene
Polyethylene
Polyesters
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Polyacrylates
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Polycarbonates
Biodegradable Polymers
Other Miscellaneous Resins
Applications of Thermoformed Plastics
Packaging Applications
Food Packaging
Healthcare/Medical Packaging
Retail Packaging
Electronic Packaging
Building and Construction Applications
Automotive Applications
Aerospace and Aviation Applications
Consumer Goods Applications
Miscellaneous Products Application
Thermoforming Processes
Applications of the Thermoforming Process
General Categories of Thermoforming Processes
Thin-gauge Thermoforming
Thick/Heavy-gauge Thermoforming
Vacuum Forming
Pressure Forming
Twin-sheet Forming
Plug Assist Thermoforming
Miscellaneous Thermoforming Processes
Thermoforming Equipment—General Description
Thermoforming Equipment 
Operation of Thermoforming Machines
Accessories Involved in Thermoforming Station
Method of Classifying Thermoforming Machines Based on Type of Automation
History of Thermoforming and Equipment

Chapter 4 Market by Technology
Market for Resins Used in the Manufacture of Thermoformed Plastics
Regional Market for Resins Used in Manufacture of Thermoformed Plastics
North American Market for Resins in Thermoformed Plastics
European Market for Resins in Thermoformed Plastics
Asia-Pacific Market for Resins in Thermoformed Plastics
Rest of World Market for Resins in Thermoformed Plastics
Market for Standard Methods of Thermoforming
Regional Market for Thin-gauge Thermoforming
Market for Types of Heavy/Thick-gauge Thermoforming
Regional Market for Vacuum Thermoforming
Regional Market for Pressure Thermoforming 
Regional Market for Mechanical/Matched Die Thermoforming
Regional Market for Plug Assist Thermoforming
Market for Types of Thermoforming Equipment
Regional Market for Heat and Cut-in-place Thermoforming Equipment
Regional Market for In-line Thermoforming Equipment
Regional Market for Two-station Thermoforming Equipment
Regional Market for Other Miscellaneous Thermoforming Equipment
Market for Types of Thermoforming Equipment, Based on General Classification
Regional Market for Manual Thermoforming Equipment
Regional Market for Semiautomatic Thermoforming Equipment
Regional Market for Fully Automatic Thermoforming Equipment

Chapter 5 Market by Application
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with Polystyrene/HIPS Resin
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with Polypropylene Resin
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with HDPE/LDPE Resin
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with PET Resin
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with PVC Resin
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with ABS Resin
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with PMMA Resin
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with Polycarbonate 
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics Manufactured with Other Miscellaneous Resins 
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Food Packaging Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Food Packaging Products
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Medical Packaging Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Medical/ Healthcare Packaging
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Electronic Packaging Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Electronic Packaging Products
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Building and Construction Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Building, Home and Construction Products
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Appliances and Consumer Goods/Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Appliances and Consumer Goods/Products
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Automotive Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Automotive Products
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Aviation Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Aviation Products
Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Other Miscellaneous Products
Regional Market for Applications of Thermoformed Plastics in Other Miscellaneous Products

Chapter 6 Patent Review/ New Developments
Importance of Patents
New Thermoformed Plastic Products Developed by Various Companies

Chapter 7 Analysis of Market Opportunities
Global Market for Thermoformed Plastics
North American Market for Thermoformed Plastics
European Market for Thermoformed Plastics
Asia-Pacific Market for Thermoformed Plastics
Rest of World Market for Thermoformed Plastics
Mergers and Acquisitions in Thermoformed Plastic Industry

Chapter 8 Company Profiles
ALGUS PACKAGING INC.
ALPLA WERKE ALWIN LEHNER GMBH & CO. KG
AMCOR LTD.
AMUT-COMI SPA
ANCHOR PACKAGING INC.
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO.
ASHEVILLE THERMOFORM PLASTICS INC.
ASSOCIATED PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIES
ASSOCIATED THERMOFORMING INC.
ASTRAPAK LTD.
BARDES PLASTICS INC.
BASF SE
BEMIS CO. INC.
BERRY GLOBAL INC.
BLUE RIDGE THERMOFORMING LLC
BRENTWOOD INDUSTRIES INC.
BROWN MACHINE LLC
CLEAR LAM PACKAGING INC.
CLONDALKIN GROUP HOLDINGS BV
CM PACKAGING
CM PACKAGING INC.
CMS SPA (COSTRUZIONI MACCHINE SPECIALI)
COLIMATIC USA INC.
CONSTANTIA FLEXIBLES GROUP GMBH
CURBELL PLASTICS INC.
DART CONTAINER CORP.
DISPLAY PACK INC.
DORDAN MANUFACTURING CO. INC.
THE DOW CHEMICAL CO.
DS SMITH PLC
D&W FINE PACK LLC
FABRI-KAL CORP.
FIBER PAD INC.
GABLER THERMOFORM GMBH & CO. KG
GEISS AG
GENPAK LLC
GIOVANNI MONDINI SPA
GN THERMOFORMING EQUIPMENT
GRAHAM PACKAGING CO. INC.
GREINER PACKAGING GMBH
GROUPE GUILLIN
HANGZHOU XUNDA CLAMSHELL PACKAGING CO.
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ
ILLIG MASCHINENBAU GMBH & CO. KG
INDELCO PLASTICS CORP.
INDEPAK INC.
INDUSTRIAL CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC.
INNOVATIVE PLASTICS CORP.
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO.
KEY PACKAGING CO. INC.
KIEFEL GMBH
KLOCKNER PENTAPLAST EUROPE GMBH & CO. KG
LACERTA GROUP INC.
LINPAC SENIOR HOLDINGS LTD.
MAAC MACHINERY CORP.
MAYFIELD PLASTICS INC.
MONDI GROUP
MULLINIX PACKAGING INC.
NEENAH INC.
NELIPAK CORP.
OSSID LLC
PACTIV LLC
PAR-PAK LTD.
PEIYU PLASTICS CORP.
PENDAFORM CORP.
PENINSULA PACKAGING LLC
PENINSULA PLASTICS CO. INC.
PLACON CORP. INC.
PLASTIC INGENUITY INC.
PLASTIFORM INC.
PLAXALL INC. 
PREGIS CORP.
PRENT CORP.
PRODUCTIVE PLASTICS INC.
RAY PRODUCTS INC.
REFLEX PACKAGING INC.
RUI’AN LITAI MACHINERY CO. LTD.
SEALED AIR CORP.
SENCORPWHITE
SHEPHERD THERMOFORMING & PACKAGING
SILGAN HOLDINGS INC.
SILGAN PLASTICS CORP.
SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO.
SOUTHPACK LLC
SPARTECH CORP.
SPENCER INDUSTRIES INC.
STORA ENSO OYJ
TECHNIFORM INDUSTRIES INC.
TEGRANT CORP.
TEKNI-PLEX INC.
TEK PAK INC.
TRAY-PAK CORP.
UFP TECHNOLOGIES INC.
UNIVERSAL PLASTICS CORP.
UNIVERSAL PROTECTIVE PACKAGING INC.
VANTAGE PLASTICS
VITALO INDUSTRIES NV
WALTER DRAKE INC.
WESTROCK CO.
WILBERT PLASTIC SERVICES INC.
WINPAK PORTION PACKAGING INC.
WM THERMOFORMING MACHINES
WONDERPACK INDUSTRIES PVT. LTD.
ZED INDUSTRIES
ZHUHAI ZHONGFU ENTERPRISE CO. LTD.

Chapter 9 List of Manufacturers

Chapter 10 List of Patents

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