Alternative package: Operators target niche markets as rising imports bag domestic demand

The Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing industry has faced difficult trading conditions over the past five years. The industry is characterised by a high level of external competition, and while demand for industry products has grown over the past five years, much of this demand has been met by imports from countries with lower manufacturing costs, such as China and Thailand. Rising public concerns over environmental issues, such as the use of plastic bags, has also negatively affected industry performance over the past five years. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $681.3 million...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$681m
Annual Growth 14-19
-1.2%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
1,699
Businesses
62

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is exposed to international trade and New Zealand dollar value fluctuations
  • New enterprises have entered the industry to target niche markets and product segments
  • Industry profitability is expected to fall due to strong competition and rising purchase costs
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing industry exhibits a moderate level of market share concentration. The industry is dominated by four players, with Amcor Flexibles (New Zealand), Sealed Air (New Zealand), Convex Packaging Group and Integrated Packaging expected to account for over 65% of industry revenue in the current year. These major players are able to achieve economies of scale through their high production volumes. Outside the major players, the industry is fragmented and is characterised by small-scale enterprises that manufacture a narrow range of plastic packaging products and generally service specific downstream markets...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from packaging services and Household consumption expenditure in the Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily produce unsupported polymer-based packaging materials such as bags, sheets, bubble packaging, films and laminates.

    Industry Products
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic films
  • Other plastic packaging products
  • Industry Activities
  • Polymer film
  • Plastic bag
  • Plastic sheet
  • Other polymer film and sheet packaging product
  • 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 packaging services
  • Household consumption expenditure
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Domestic price of plastic and rubber products
  • Public concerns over environmental issues

  • Current Performance
  • International competition
  • Downstream users
  • Industry structure
  • Participation and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Key drivers
  • International competition
  • Participation and profit
  • Table: Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Grain Growing in New Zealand
  • Cereal, Pasta and Baking Mix Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Industrial Machinery and Gaming Manufacturing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Plastic films
  • Plastic bags
  • Other plastic packaging products
  • Chart: Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturing market
  • Construction markets
  • Agricultural market
  • Wholesale and retail markets
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material 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 Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Amcor Flexibles (New Zealand) Limited, Sealed Air (New Zealand), Convex Packaging Group Limited,
  • Table: Amcor Flexibles (New Zealand) Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Sealed Air (New Zealand) - financial performance
  • Table: Convex Packaging Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material 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 Polymer Film and Sheet Packaging Material Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Polyethylene
  • A lightweight thermoplastic used in packaging and insulation.
  • Polymer
  • A molecular compound used in the production of synthetic fibres, such as plastic.
  • Silage
  • Fermented, high-moisture stored that which can be fed to cattle and sheep.
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