Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1911 | Mar 2015

Packing up: Tough local operating conditions are driving industry exits and reducing revenue

IBISWorld’s Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing industry has performed poorly over the past five years due to strong import competition and the ban of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bags in several states and territories. Imports from countries with lower operating costs such as China and Thailand have dominated the industry's generic product segments. A strong Australian dollar over the three years through 2012-13 hurt the local industry by making imports comparatively cheaper for downstream retail and construction industries. Australian exports also became more expensive in overseas markets... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Companies that operate in the industry manufacture a range of products, including plastic food and beverage wrapping, protective packaging, plastic bags and other plastic film products. Industry products are divided based on the proportion of revenue that each segment is estimated to generate.

Plastic food and beverage wrapping

Plastic food and beverage wrapping is the industry's largest product segment. This segment includes fine plastic wrap that household consumers and professionals use to preserve food and plastic stretch wrap that is used to package cans and plastic bottles. Plastic wrap improves hygiene and decreases the likelihood of contamination during food and beverage production processes... purchase to read more


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What is the Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture unsupported polymer film or sheet into packaging materials such as plastic bags, thin plastic film, food wrapping, garbage bags and bubble wrap packaging.

Industry Products
Plastic food and beverage wrappingProtective packagingPlastic bagsOther plastic film
Industry Activities
Plastic bagPlastic food wrappingPlastic filmPlastic garbage bagBubble wrap packaging

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