LIQUID PACKAGING CARTONS MARKET OVERVIEW:
Global Liquid Packaging Cartons Market was valued at $12,117 million in 2015, and is expected to reach $16,768 million by 2022, supported by a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period 2014 - 2022. Liquid packaging cartons are preferred as conventional packaging materials in plastic bottles and tin cans. Cartons are considered more advantageous due to the significant increase of shelf life and recyclability. The current trends in beverage packaging industry is the development of multilayer intelligent packaging systems that have the capability to interact with the product in such a way that it improves the conservation and food security, and are eco-friendly. Biocompatibility of liquid packaging carton has made it ideal for use in transportation of a wide range of beverages and food products such as milk, juices, packaged foods, and modified dairy products.
Breakdown of Primary Respondents
Change in consumer lifestyle, especially from the emerging countries, and convenience in usage & eco-friendly nature of the cartons are the factors that drive the growth of the market. However, stiff competition from the glass and plastic packaging industry is anticipated to restrain the market growth. Aseptic-based packaging safeguards the product from microorganisms and enhances its shelf life without adding preservatives, which is a major trend that is expected to create opportunities for liquid carton market.
Based on the type, the market is segmented into brick liquid carton, gable top carton, and shaped liquid carton. On the basis of shelf life, the market is categorized into long shelf life cartons, which is further divided into paperboard, PE (extrusion polymer), and aluminum. Further, short shelf life cartons are bifurcated into paperboard and PE (extrusion polymer). By end use, the market is divided into liquid dairy products, non-carbonated soft drinks, liquid foods, and alcoholic drinks.
Top Investment Pockets
The global liquid packaging cartons market is segmented based on end use sector into liquid dairy products, non-carbonated soft drinks, liquid foods, and alcoholic drinks. The following figure represents the market potential of different end use sectors. It is evident from the figure that the non-carbonated soft drinks segment is the top investment pocket for global liquid packaging cartons market, owing to the growth in consumption and increase in demand for cartons for packaging of non-carbonated drinks such as fruit juices, coffee, lemonade, and several others. Liquid dairy products is projected be the second lucrative segment, owing to huge consumption of dairy products globally. The non-carbonated soft drinks segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period.
Top Winning Strategies
Agreement is the leading strategy adopted by the key market players in liquid packaging cartons industry, followed by acquisition, product launch, and expansion. Among these, agreement and expansion are anticipated to cover 36% and 29% share, respectively. The major focus of the key players is to increase the production rate to cater to the customers’ demand and to widen their geographical reach, which resulted in rise in the number of expansions and agreements.
*Considered till July 2016
Asia-Pacific Market Analysis
Growth in population in Asia-Pacific, increase in disposable income, and stable economic growth fuel the growth of liquid packaging carton market. Emerging markets such as China and India are expected to show the highest increase in demand for environmental liquid packaging carton. Abundant rise in liquid packaging carton demand from Australia is projected to be more reserved, owing to the sustained shift of the manufacturing base to other countries, and decrease in exports resulting from capacity increases in other Asian countries.
Major companies have adopted agreement, product launches, and expansions to sustain the intense competition in this market. The key players profiled in the report include, Elopak As, Evergreen Packaging Inc., Greatview Aseptic Packaging Co.,Ltd., Klabin SA, Liqui-Box Corporation, Refresco Gerber N.V., SIG Global, Tetra Pak Inc., TidePak Aseptic, Packaging Material Co., Ltd., and Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd.
Others players (not profiled in report) active in value chain include, Weyerhaeuser Co., Comar Inc., Tri-Wall ltd., Adam Pack s.a., IPI s.r.l., Reynolds Group Holdings, China Shengda Packaging Group, Stora Enso Oyj, Amcor ltd., and Agropur cooperative.
LIQUID PACKAGING CARTONS MARKET KEY BENEFITS:
This report provides an extensive analysis of the current trends and emerging estimations & dynamics in the liquid packaging cartons industry.
Liquid packaging cartons market forecast and in-depth analysis for key segments between 2014 and 2022.
Competitive intelligence of leading manufacturers and distributors of liquid packaging cartons assists in understanding the competitive scenario across the geographies.
Comprehensive analysis of factors that drive and restrain the growth of the global liquid packaging cartons market is provided.
Extensive analysis of the liquid packaging cartons market is conducted by following key product positioning and monitoring the top competitors within the market framework.
Key market players are profiled and their strategies are analyzed, which provide a competitive outlook of the market.
LIQUID PACKAGING CARTONS MARKET KEY SEGMENTS:
Brick Liquid Cartons
Gable Top Cartons
Shaped Liquid Cartons
By Shelf Life
Long Shelf Life Cartons
PE (Extrusion Polymer)
Short Shelf Life Cartons
PE (Extrusion Polymer)
By End Use
Liquid Dairy Products
Non-Carbonated Soft Drinks
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of LAMEA