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Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C25.920 | Sep 2016

In the can: Operators have lost market share in many food and drink packaging markets

The Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Ardagh Metal Packaging UK Limited Ardagh Metal Packaging UK Limited market share
Ball Packaging Europe UK Ltd Ball Packaging Europe UK Ltd market share
Crown Packaging UK plc Crown Packaging UK plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Light metal containers are commonly used to pack beverages and food. Consumers' preference for convenient impulse purchases has been promoting growth in packaging markets. Packaging is used to protect, preserve and distribute goods while giving brand owners an opportunity to promote their products. Light metal packaging is particularly dominant in beverage markets where volumes are very high. Manufacturers of light metal packaging compete with alternative packaging made from plastic and glass, and must innovate continually to lower their costs and minimise the environmental footprint of their products. This is normally achieved by using fewer harmful materials, recycling more and reducing waste... purchase to read more

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Tinplate containers

Tinplate containers are expected to generate 40% of industry revenue in 2016-17. They are made from steel that has been coated in tin to prevent it from rusting. This combines the corrosion-resistant property of tin with the strength and cheapness of steel. An estimated 40% of tinplate steel cans are used to preserve food, including vegetables, fish, soup, meat, fruit, pasta, desserts, cakes, biscuits, tea and cooking sauces. The popularity of metal packaging in the food market is estimated to shrink as plastic packaging rises. It also competes with glass and cardboard substitutes. A f.. purchase to read more


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What is the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in the industry manufacture metal tins, cans, collapsible tubes and boxes. These are used to store food and drink.

Industry Products
Tinplate containersAluminium containersStoppers, closures, caps and lids
Industry Activities
Manufacturing tins and cans for food and drinkManufacturing other metal containers for food and drink

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