Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By Product Type (Plastic, Paper), End-Use Industry (Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Personal/Homecare), and Geography - Insights, Size, Share, Opportunity Analysis, and Industry Forecast till 2025

Biodegradable Packaging – Insights.

Packaging is a technology that involves enclosing and protecting various types of products for storage, distribution, sale and use. The increasing demand for healthy, safe, convenience food, and growing industry & consumer awareness towards eco-friendly products in the recent past in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America respectively, has been rapidly driving the global biodegradable packaging market. Biodegradable refers to the ability of materials to break down and return to nature within a short time after disposal. The biodegradable polymers used for packaging are starch, polylactic acid (PLA), cellulose, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), and others. The extensive use of starch and PLA as a biodegradable packaging material for food & beverages, and pharmaceuticals end-use industry is projected to boost growth of the biodegradable packaging market during 2017-2025. This is due to the high strength, versatility and recyclability properties of starch and PLA polymers.  Furthermore, paper biodegradable packaging comprises mainly Kraft, flexible, corrugated, and box board materials, and is expected to be the fastest growing product type during the forecast period. The excessive use of corrugated, and flexible materials for the personal/homecare packaging applications is the key factor for the growth of biodegradable packaging during the forecast period.

The global biodegradable packaging is segmented into two types of product segment, namely, plastic biodegradable packaging and paper biodegradable packaging. Plastics was the largest product type segment in the global Biodegradable Packaging market in 2016 and is expected to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period. The plastic product segment is further divided into starch, polylactic acid (PLA), polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), and others. The starch and PLA are the dominant product type sub-segments, and are highly used in food and beverages end-use industry due to their high biodegradable property, and recyclability nature. The growing demand for packaged food, growing population, and rapidly expanding beverages industry in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific are key growth drivers for the global biodegradable packaging market.

The global Biodegradable Packaging market was valued at US$ 3,927.0 million and 969.9 kilo tons in 2016 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 20.8% in terms of revenue and 22.2% in terms of volume during 2017 – 2025.

Figure 1. Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By End-Use Industry

biodegradable packaging market

Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2017)

Food is the largest end-use industry, followed by beverages for biodegradable packaging

Food end-use industry segment is expected to be the dominant industry, followed by beverages in the global biodegradable packaging market over the forecast period and are also expected to witness fastest growth over the following decade. The rapid increase in non-biodegradable food packaging waste has caused adverse environmental concerns. This has led to the development of polymers made from renewable resources for food packaging. Natural polymers which are derived from agricultural products such as starch, proteins, cellulose and plant oils are the major sources for the development of biodegradable polymer materials. Currently, starch and polylactic acid (PLA) are two of the biopolymers targeted for the increasing use in the food and beverages end-use industry for packaging material. Vendors are introducing biodegradable and sustainable forms of packaging to cater to the growing demand for eco-friendly packaging products. The Coca Cola Company launched its Plant Bottle, which is partially made from bio-based plastics, while Danone is using PLA for its yoghurt cups. Also, UK-based Innovia Films uses wood pulp for creating a cellulose-based film that is similar to plastic. Moreover, several companies are using corn kernels to produce a biodegradable plastic, namely, polylactic acid (PLA) on a huge amount.

Regional Insights

Europe, followed by North America, and Asia-pacific, respectively accounted for major share in the global biodegradable packaging market both in terms of revenue and volume in 2016 and the trend is estimated to remain the same over the forecast period. In 2016, Europe held a market share of 50.0% in terms of value in the global biodegradable packaging market. The large amount of plastic carrier bags are made from naphtha, which is a by-product of oil refining, which in turn is leading to the various environment problems. Owing to this, the government in Europe has imposed strict regulations to use biodegradable packaging materials for the manufacture of plastic and paper bags. This in turn has allowed the retailors of various countries in Europe to charge for a plastic bag, hence led to the decrease on the use of plastic bags from the consumers. Due to this, the manufacturers in Europe has started the huge manufacturing of biodegradable plastic and paper bags. According to EPA, the various initiatives taken by European government on the use of plastic bags are:-

  • In April, 2015, the European government has approved a directive requiring member states to take action to reduce the consumption and use of plastic bags of thickness less than 50 microns.
  • The governments of Denmark, Germany and Ireland have imposed taxes on plastic bags.
  • The Government of Italy has completely banned the distribution of plastic bags that are not from biodegradable sources
  • The Government of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland has started a minimum charge of 5 pence for almost all single use bags (including paper and plastic biodegradable bags).
  • In October 2015, the Government of England introduced a minimum charge of five pence for most single use plastic.

This in turn has is making Europe for the largest market of biodegradable packaging over the following years. Moreover, North America is estimated to be the second largest market for global biodegradable packaging 2016. This is due to the government regulations being imposed on banning plastic bags. Owing to this, the Government of California has passed a bill to ban single use plastic bags from 2016, and over 100 counties or municipalities have plastic bag bans or charges.

Multinational players

Major players in the global Biodegradable Packaging market include BASF SE, Smurfit Kappa Group, Mondi Group, Rocktenn, Stora Enso, Clearwater Paper Corporation, Amcor, Novamont S.P.A., Rocktenn, Kruger Inc., Smurfit Kappa Group, Reynolds Group Holding Limited, and International Corp.

As the name suggests, biodegradable packaging involves use of bio-based materials for packaging. These materials are mainly derived from renewable sources and are mostly bio-based polymers that are categorized into three types based on their source and production. The first category of polymers are directly extracted from biomass such as starch and cellulose. The second category comprises polymers that are produced by classical chemical synthesis using renewable bio-based monomers such as polylactic acid (PLA) and other polyesters. The third category comprises polymers that are produced by microorganisms and genetically modified bacteria such as polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), bacterial cellulose and others. Biodegradable packaging plays a vital role in the packaging industry due to its ever increasing consumer awareness and importance of using eco-friendly products. Also, biodegradable packaging degrades easily and quickly and also does not require the help of an external catalyst for degradation.  Starch and polylactic acid (PLA) are the most widely used biodegradable plastic materials for packaging in various end-use industry. Food and beverages end-use industry is the largest consumer of these materials and the trend is expected to largely remain the same through 2025.

There are lot of environmental problems on the use of conventional packaging materials. The use of conventional packaging materials contributes towards global warming, air pollution, water pollution, and are also responsible for various health issues when used for food and beverage packaging. Owing to this, the regions such as North America, Europe are banning the use of conventional plastics for their use in food, beverages, and medical packaging. There are lot of government regulations being legislated in the various countries of Europe to ban use of conventional plastic materials. Moreover, in India, the state government of Delhi is increasingly pushing for a complete ban on the production and use of non-biodegradable plastic bags nationwide.

According to the stats provided by Coherent Market Insights, in 2016, the food end-use industry segment was the largest segment in global biodegradable packaging market, followed by beverages end-use industry in 2016 and the trend is expected to continue in the following years. Starch and polylactic acid (PLA) are the major biodegradable product types used in the food packaging. The rapid increase in non-biodegradable food packaging waste has caused adverse environmental concerns. This has led to the development of polymers made from renewable resources for food packaging. The key manufacturers are now introducing biodegradable and sustainable forms of packaging to cater to the growing demand for eco-friendly packaging products. The Coca Cola Company launched its Plant Bottle, which is partially made from bio-based plastics, while Danone is using PLA for its yoghurt cups.

Market Dynamics

Europe dominated the global biodegradable packaging market in 2016 and the trend is expected to remain the same during 2017-2025. This is due to the various factors such as increasing environmental awareness among consumers, strict implementation of environment friendly laws and growing R&D activities in developing bioplastics by key manufactures. The European Union has passed a strict resolution to reduce overall consumption of thin plastic bags in the region by around 80% by 2019, which in turn is expected to create major growth opportunities for biodegradable plastics & paper manufacturers over the following years. However, the reduction in the usage of conventional plastic bags is expected to directly boost the consumption of biodegradable plastic bags in malls, retail outlets and loose packaging applications. North America is the second-most dominant region in the global biodegradable packaging market and the market in the region is expected to experience a CAGR of 23.0% in terms of volume, during the forecast period. The increased cost-competitiveness of biodegradable polymers, growing support from authorities for addressing solid waste disposal needs, and increasing public awareness on the environmental issues related to conventional packaging waste are the major factors for making North America as the second largest region in the global biodegradable packaging market.

Market Taxonomy

This report segments the global biodegradable packaging market on the basis of product types and application. On the basis of product types, the market is segmented as plastic (starch, cellulose, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), polylactic acid (PLA), and others) and paper (Kraft, flexible, corrugated, and box board). On the basis of end-use industry, the global biodegradable packaging market is segmented into food, beverages, pharmaceutical, personal/homecare, and others. Moreover, plastic packaging is the largest product segment, accounting for over 75.0% share of the global biodegradable packaging market in 2016, while, paper packaging is projected to be the fastest growing product segment and expected to grow at a CAGR of 23.0% in terms of volume during the forecasted period.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the global biodegradable packaging market and provides market size (US$ Million), kilotons (KT) and Cumulative Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) (%) for the forecast period (2017 – 2025), considering 2016 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides valuable insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by the leading players
  • The report takes into account the various product types of biodegradable packaging involved in manufacturing different types of plastic (starch, cellulose, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), polylactic acid (PLA), and others) and paper (Kraft, flexible, corrugated, and box board) analyzing the market value and growth (%) during the forecast period
  • It includes insights on the largest technology used to manufacture different types of biodegradable packaging across the globe
  • It profiles leading players in the global biodegradable packaging market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments, and strategies and future plans
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study include BASF SE, Smurfit Kappa Group, Mondi Group, Rocktenn, Stora Enso, Clearwater Paper Corporation, Amcor, Novamont S.P.A., Rocktenn, Kruger Inc., Smurfit Kappa Group, Reynolds Group Holding Limited, and International Corp.
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decisions with respect to their future product launch, technology upgrade, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global biodegradable packaging market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, raw material manufacturer, product manufacturer, end-users, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would greatly benefit in decision making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the biodegradable packaging market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By Product Type:
    • Plastic
      • Starch
      • Cellulose
      • PLA
      • PHA
      • Others
    • Paper
      • Kraft
      • Flexible
      • Corrugated
      • Box Board
  • Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By End-Use Industry:
    • Food
    • Beverage
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Personal/Homecare
    • Others
  • Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By Geography:
    • North America
      • US
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      •  Canada
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Germany
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Italy
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • France
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Russia
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Rest of Europe
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • India
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Japan
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • ASEAN
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Australia
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • South Korea
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
        • By Product Type
          • Plastic
            • Starch
            • Cellulose
            • PLA
            • PHA
            • Others
          • Paper
            • Kraft
            • Flexible
            • Corrugated
            • Box Board
        • By End-Use Industry
          • Food
          • Beverage
          • Pharmaceutical
          • Personal/Homecare
          • Others
      • Latin America
        • Brazil
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
        • Mexico
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
        • Rest of Latin America
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
    • Middle East
      • GCC
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
      • Israel
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
    • Africa
      • North Africa
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
      • Central Africa
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
      • South Africa
          • By Product Type
            • Plastic
              • Starch
              • Cellulose
              • PLA
              • PHA
              • Others
            • Paper
              • Kraft
              • Flexible
              • Corrugated
              • Box Board
          • By End-Use Industry
            • Food
            • Beverage
            • Pharmaceutical
            • Personal/Homecare
            • Others
  • Company Profiles
    • BASF SE *
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Smurfit Kappa Group
    • Mondi Group
    • Rocktenn
    • Stora Enso
    • Clearwater Paper Corporation
    • Amcor
    • Novamont S.P.A.
    • Rocktenn
    • Kruger Inc.
    • Smurfit Kappa Group
    • Reynolds Group Holding Limited
    • International Corp

Note- We will profile top 10 companies’ profiles. Also, we will provide the exhaustive list of domestic players for every region.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet By Product Type
      • Market Snippet By End-Use Industry
      • Market Snippet By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
        • Supply Side Drivers
        • Demand Side Drivers
        • Economic Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trends
      • Mergers and Acquisitions
      • New Product Approvals/Launches
      • Promotion and Marketing Initiatives
    • Cost Tier Down Analysis
    • Global Packaging Industry Analysis
  4. Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017–2025
      • Segment Trends
    • Plastic
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • Starch
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • Cellulose
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • PLA
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • PHA
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • Others
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Paper
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • Kraft
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • Flexible
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • Corrugated
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
      • Box Board
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
  5. Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017–2025
      • Segment Trends
    • Food
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Beverages
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Pharmaceutical
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Personal/Homecare
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2017–2025, (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
  6. Global Biodegradable Packaging Market, By Regions, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, For Regions, 2017–2025
    • North America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017–2025
        • U.S.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Canada
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Europe
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017–2025
        • U.K.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Germany
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Italy
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • France
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Spain
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Austria
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Europe
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017–2025
        • China
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • India
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Japan
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • ASEAN
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Australia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • South Korea
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Latin America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017–2025
        • Brazil
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Mexico
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Latin America
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Middle East
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017–2025
        • GCC Countries
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Israel
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Middle East
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
    • Africa
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 & 2025 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017–2025
        • Northern Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • Central Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
        • South Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By End-Use Industry, 2017–2025 (US$ Mn and Kilo Tons)
  7. Competitive Landscape
    • Heat Map Analysis
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Company Profiles
      • BASF SE *
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments
        • Future Plans
      • Smurfit Kappa Group
      • Mondi Group
      • Rocktenn
      • Stora Enso
      • Clearwater Paper Corporation
      • Amcor
      • Novamont S.P.A.
      • Rocktenn
      • Kruger Inc.
      • Smurfit Kappa Group
      • Reynolds Group Holding Limited
      • International Corp
  8. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Note- We will profile top 10 companies’ profiles. Also, we will provide the exhaustive list of domestic players for every region.

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Research Methodology

Coherent Market Insights followsa comprehensive research methodology focused on providing the most precise market analysis. The company leverages a data triangulation model which helps company to gauge the market dynamics and provide accurate estimates. Key components of the research methodologies followed for all our market reports include:

  • Primary Research (Trade Surveys and Experts Interviews)
  • Desk Research
  • Proprietor Data Analytics Model

In addition to this, Coherent Market Insights has access to a wide range of the regional and global reputed paid data bases, which helps the company to figure out the regional and global market trends and dynamics. The company analyses the industry from the 360 Degree Perspective i.e. from the Supply Side and Demand Side which enables us to provide granular details of the entire ecosystem for each study. Finally, a Top-Down approach and Bottom-Up approach is followed to arrive at ultimate research findings.


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Coherent Market Insights desk research is based on a principle set of research techniques:

  • National level desk research: It Includes research analysis of regional players, regional regulatory bodies, regional trade associations, and regional organization.
  • Multinational level desk research: The research team keeps a track of multinational players, global regulatory bodies, global trade associations, and global organization.

Coherent Market Insights has a large amount of in-house repository of industry database. This is leveraged as a burner for initiating a new research study. Key secondary sources include:

  • Governmental bodies, National and international social welfare institutions, and organizations creating economic policies among others.
  • Trade association, National and international media and trade press.
  • Company Annual reports, SEC filings, Corporate Presentations, press release, news, and specification sheet of manufacturers, system integrators, brick and mortar - distributors and retailers, and third party online commerce players.
  • Scientific journals, and other technical magazines and whitepapers.

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Preliminary Data Mining

The raw data is obtained through the secondary findings, in house repositories, and trade surveys. It is then filtered to ensure that the relevant information including industry dynamics, trends, and outlook is retained for further research process.

Data Standardization:

Holistic approach is used to ensure that the granular and uncommon parameters are taken into consideration to ensure accurate results. The information from the paid databases are further combined to the raw data in order to standardize it.

Coherent Statistical model

We arrive at our final research findings through simulation models. Coherent Data Analytics Model is a statistical tool that helps company to forecast market estimates. Few of the parameters considered as a part of the statistical model include:

  • Micro-economic indicators
  • Macro-economic indicators
  • Environmental indicators
  • Socio-political indicators
  • Technology indicators

Data Processing

Once the findings are derived from the statistical model, large volume of data is process to confirm accurate research results. Data analytics and processing tools are adopted to process large chunk of collected informative data. In case, a client customizes the study during the process, the research finding till then are benchmarked, and the process for new research requirement is initiated again.

Data Validation

This is the most crucial stage of the research process. Primary Interviews are conducted to validate the data and analysis. This helps in achieving the following purposes:

  • It provides first-hand information on the market dynamics, outlook, and growth parameters.
  • Industry experts validates the estimates which helps the company to cement the on-going research study.
  • Primary research includes online surveys, face-to face interviews, and telephonic interviews.

The primary research is conducted with the ecosystem players including, but not limited to:

  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Distributors
  • End-users

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