Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1911 | May 2014

Packing it in: Firms are exiting the industry due to fierce competition

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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 a number of domestic bans being placed on industry products. While the industry displays low barriers to entry, low-cost generic products have been dominated by imports from countries with lower operating costs such as China and Thailand. A strong Australian dollar over much of this period has also made imports comparatively cheaper for downstream retail and construction industries and domestic exports less affordable in overseas markets... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the four largest enterprises estimated to account for 36.6% of industry revenue in 2013-14. There are a large number of small firms satisfying niche markets in the industry, which has reduced the overall concentration of the industry. In 2011-12, 64.8% of the companies in the industry generated less than $2.0 million in revenue, indicating the operation of a large number of small firms. However, market share concentration has increased over the past five years. In March 2012, Amcor Ltd received regulatory approval to finalise its acquisition of Aperio Group, which resulted a significant increase of the company's market share concentration... purchase to read more


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What is the Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing Industry?

This industry primarily consists of companies that manufacture polymer sheets or film into packaging material. This includes 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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