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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

IBISWorld’s Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
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 Threats & Opportunities
  • Operators will to face tough competition from alternative packaging materials
  • Recent demand from the downstream packaged beer market has benefited from several sporting events
  • The industry must show that its products are more environmentally friendly than alternatives
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration in the Light Metal Packaging industry is moderate. Four companies dominate the manufacture of metal containers for beverage companies in the United Kingdom. Concentration in other product segments is lower, but increasing. Across the industry, the four largest participants are expected to account for 54.2% of industry revenue in 2016-17, indicating that the industry has a medium level of concentration.

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Additional Insights for the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry are

  • Cost controls
  • Solid contracts
  • Links with suppliers
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from plastic packing goods manufacturing and Demand from beer production in the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    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

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from plastic packing goods manufacturing
  • Demand from beer production
  • Demand from soft drink production
  • Demand from fruit and vegetable processing
  • Demand from seafood processing
  • Current Performance
  • Packaging trends
  • Steady demand areas
  • Downstream developments
  • Profit margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition for customers
  • A more environmental approach
  • Downstream consolidation
  • Table: Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Seafood Processing
  • Fruit & Vegetable Processing
  • Tea Processing
  • Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing
  • Soft Drink Production
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Production
  • Products & Services
  • Tinplate containers
  • Aluminium containers
  • Stoppers, closures, caps and lids
  • Chart: Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Alcoholic beverage manufacturers
  • Non-alcoholic beverage manufacturers
  • Food manufacturers
  • Other manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Crown Packaging UK plc
    Ball Packaging Europe UK Ltd
    Ardagh Metal Packaging UK Limited
  • Table: Crown Packaging UK plc - financial performance
  • Table: Ball Packaging Europe UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Ardagh Metal Packaging UK Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Light Metal Packaging Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Carbon Footprint
  • The carbon dioxide emitted by an organisation, event, product or person.
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (Pet)
  • A thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family. It is used to make containers for food, beverages and other liquids because it is an excellent barrier material.
  • Tinplate
  • A thin sheet of iron or steel coated with tin to prevent rusting.

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