The Future of Metal Packaging and Coatings to 2029

This report covers the prospects for the metal packaging industry, analysed by packaging type and national/regional market. It provides a comprehensive view of the key market and technology trends.

Table of Contents Key Facts and Figures
Key facts
  • By 2029, the metal packaging industry will be worth over $177 billion 
  • 2019–22 saw market growth rates of over 8%; this has fallen to a 3% growth rate for 2024–29 
  • In 2024, cans make up nearly 60% of the total metal packaging market staying stable to 2029.   
Find out
  • How metal packaging will be affected by the PPWR 
  • What impact the changes in opinions towards plastic will have on metal packaging 
  • What is causing the changes in can production trends 
  • When the industry can expect to be 100% recyclable 
  • Which end uses are looking to expand into metal packaging 
  • How the metal packaging industry will develop in an evolving commercial landscape. 
Report definition 
The report covers production of cans, which Smithers call fillings, and in certain cases there is the addition of net imports. Inventories are left out as they are usually small and very difficult to quantify in a top-down analysis. For the intensity of fillings comparison, Smithers use fillings per equivalent person or fillings per capita. This is packaging converted plus empty imports minus empty exports. This is not to be confused with consumption, which is usually arrived at from companies providing data on goods sold.   

The Smithers methodology 
This report is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research consisted of targeted interviews with material suppliers, converters and experts drawn from key markets. This was supported by secondary research in the form of extensive literature analysis of published data, official government statistics, domestic and international trade organisation data, company websites, industry reports, trade press articles, presentations, and attendance at trade events.  

Who should buy the report? 
  • Tinplate and aluminium suppliers  
  • Metal can converters 
  • Beverage and food brands  
  • Industrial packaging and bulk logistics companies   

About the author 
Mark Smyth is a packaging consultant with over 40 years expertise in packaging solutions. He has a wide range of experience in R&D, engineering, commercial and strategic planning roles, spanning metal, glass, plastic container and flexible packaging businesses for beverage, food, personal care and industrial markets. 
The Future of Metal Packaging and Coatings to 2029

Name The Future of Metal Packaging and Coatings to 2029

Date 5/31/2024

Price $6750.00

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