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Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

IBISWorld’s Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

Industry revenue is expected to remain relatively flat in the decade through 2021-22 because price is a major competitive factor in this industry, and competitive factors will act to drive down prices. As the industry has developed, large-scale facilities with low production costs per unit have become the norm. Manufacturing facilities tend to focus on producing a limited range of very similar products to get the most out of economies of scale and scope. IBISWorld estimates that industry value added will increase at a compound annual rate of 0.1%, while UK GDP is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the decade through 2021-22.

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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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