Plastic fantastic: Growing demand for plastic bottles has boosted revenue growth

The Plastic Bottle Manufacturing industry has grown steadily over the past five years, driven by the growing use of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. Predominantly used in the packaging of beverages and water, PET bottles are also increasingly being used to package other items such as household cleaners, medicines and mouthwashes. Industry revenue is expected to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.0% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.5 billion. This includes expected growth of 0.8% in the current year. Rising demand for plastic bottles from downstream bottled water and fruit juice manufacturers, household product manufacturers, and milk processors has supported revenue growth over the past five more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry participation has declined as major players have consolidated their positions
  • Profitability has fallen over the past five years due to rising raw material input costs
  • Demand from personal care and household care product manufacturers will support growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry is highly concentrated, with the three largest players estimated to account for just under 80% of total revenue in 2016-17. However, market share concentration generally varies between product segments. Pratt Holdings, which trades as Visy Industries, is the largest player in the industry and is estimated to account for nearly 60% of total revenue. Visy Industries specialises in manufacturing PET alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage bottles.Pact Group, the industry's other major player, manufactures plastic bottles and containers for foods, personal care and household products. Although downstream firms such as Coca-Cola Amatil have increased in-house plastic bottle production, the volume and size of this production is fairly insignificant. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having technology sharing arrangements with major players
  • Effective quality control
  • Provision of a related range of goods and services ("one stop shop")
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from soft drink manufacturing and Demand from milk and cream processing in the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in the industry primarily manufacture plastic bottles and containers for beverages, household cleaners and other products. Industry operators use extrusion, blow and injection moulding processes.

    Industry Products
  • Soft drink bottles
  • Milk bottles
  • Household product containers
  • Industry Activities
  • Plastic soft drink bottle
  • Plastic water bottle
  • Plastic fruit juice bottle
  • Plastic pharmaceutical bottle and container
  • Plastic household product bottle
  • Plastic chemical bottle
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from soft drink manufacturing
  • Demand from milk and cream processing
  • Demand from soap and cleaning compound manufacturing
  • Demand from glass and glass product manufacturing
  • Demand from bottled water manufacturing
  • Demand from fruit juice drink manufacturing

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Industry participation
  • Downstream demand
  • Plastic versus glass
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Growth continues
  • International trade
  • Table: Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Ice Cream Manufacturing
  • Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing
  • Soap and Cleaning Compound Manufacturing
  • Soft Drink Manufacturing
  • Bottled Water Manufacturing
  • Fruit Juice Drink Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling
  • Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling
  • Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Soft drink bottles
  • Household product containers
  • Milk bottles
  • Other
  • Chart: Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Beverage manufacturers
  • Household product manufacturers
  • Milk processors
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastic Bottle Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Pratt Holdings Proprietary Limited, Pact Group Holdings Ltd,
  • Table: Pratt Holdings Proprietary Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Pact Group Holdings Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    High-Density Polyethylene (Hdpe)
  • A type of thermoplastic made from petroleum. HDPE is extremely strong and is used in the production of plastic bottles.
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (Pet)
  • A thermoplastic polymer resin used to create synthetic fibres that are used to manufacture food, beverage and other liquid containers.
  • Polymer
  • A large molecular compound used as an input in the production of synthetic fibres such as plastic.
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