SUSTAINABLE (GREEN) PACKAGING - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Sustainable (Green) Packaging in US$ Million. The US market is analyzed by the following packaging type: Biodegradable, Recyclable, and Re-Usable Packaging. The 'Recyclable Packaging' segment is further broken down by the following product segments - Metal, Paper, and Other Recyclables. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain. The report profiles 75 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Amcor Limited
Ball Corporation
Bemis Company Inc.
Biopack Environmental Solutions Inc.
Constar International Inc.
Crown Holdings, Inc.


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Code : MCP-6330
Price : $3950
Companies : 75
Pages : 424
Date : August 2010
Market Data Tables : 192

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
  
   Packaging Industry Goes Green.....II-1
Market Immune to Economic Recession.....II-1
Sustainable Packaging Bracing for Robust Growth.....II-1
1$100
   Europe and US Dominate the Green Packaging Market.....II-2
Asia-Pacific: The Fastest Growing Regional Market.....II-2
Growth Drivers.....II-2
Brand Positioning.....II-2
Environmental Issues.....II-2
Stringent Regulations.....II-2
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   Government Mandates.....II-3
Harmonizing Metrics and Indicators.....II-3
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   Sustainable Packaging: A Promising and Challenging Industry.....II-4
Standardized Regulations – Need of the Hour.....II-4
Sustainable Packaging Policies – Order of the Day.....II-4
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   New Policies Lined Up for Packaging Manufacturers.....II-5
Extended-Producer Responsibility (EPR) Schemes.....II-5
Packaging Companies Embrace Sustainable Practices to Foster Growth.....II-5
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   Reduced Packaging Volume – An Ongoing Industry Trend.....II-6
Growing Demand for Biodegradable Packaging.....II-6
Bioplastics Demand on the Rise Worldwide.....II-6
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   Popular Biodegradable Plastics in Review.....II-7
Key End-Use Applications.....II-7
Western Europe – The Largest Market for Bioplastics.....II-7
Eco Friendly Packaging for Added Brand Value.....II-7
Craft Brewers Shift to Metal Packaging.....II-7
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   Cosmetics and Personal Care – A Lucrative End-Use Market.....II-81$100
   Biodegradable Materials Gain Popularity in Cosmetic Industry.....II-9
Food and Beverage Packaging Steer Towards Green Trend.....II-9
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   Consumer Demand Food Products in Eco-Friendly Packaging.....II-10
Biopolymers to Replace Plastics in Food Packaging.....II-10
Healthcare Industry Slow in Adopting Sustainable Packaging.....II-10
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   Introduction to Packaging.....II-11
Packaging Concerns.....II-11
Movement Towards Sustainability.....II-11
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   Sustainable Packaging – The Definition.....II-12
Sustainable Packaging in a Nut Shell.....II-12
Why Sustainable Packaging .....II-12
Benefits of Sustainable Packaging.....II-12
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   Packaging Materials and Sustainability Features.....II-13
Table 1: Primary Sustainable Packaging Materials and their Recycling Rate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13
Select Packaging Materials in Review.....II-13
Sugarcane Fiber (Bagasse).....II-13
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   Paper and Paperboard.....II-14
Paper and Paperboard Production: Virgin Vs. Recycled Fiber.....II-14
Advantages of Paper and Paperboard.....II-14
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   Recyclable Corrugated Boxes – A Growth Propellant.....II-15
Molded Pulp – Applications Growing Abound.....II-15
Recyclable Plastics – The Largest Segment by Material Type.....II-15
Recycling PET Packaging Gains Prominence.....II-15
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   Table 2: Plastic Packaging Materials Ranked by Recycling Rate in the US: 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
Amcor – Global Pioneer to Operate PET Recycling Plant.....II-16
PET Replaces Glass – A Sustainability Move.....II-16
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   Cosmetics: Key End-Use Application for Plastic Packaging Materials.....II-17
Metal – Easily Recyclable Packaging Material.....II-17
Aluminum: 100 Percent Recyclable Metal.....II-17
Steel: Energy-Efficient Metal Packaging Material.....II-17
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   Tinplate: Dominating the Food Cans Market.....II-18
Major Trends & Issues.....II-18
High Entry Barriers in Metal Packaging.....II-18
Continuous Reduction in Metal Content.....II-18
Tightening Regulations for Metal Packaging Materials.....II-18
Aluminum Cans Losing Ground in Soft Drink and Beer Sectors.....II-18
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   Glass – Now Preferred for Niche Applications.....II-19
Cullet – Recycled Material for Glass Making.....II-19
Flexible Packaging Materials - A New Horizon.....II-19
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   Concerns.....II-201$100
   Sealed Air Rolls Out Bubble Wrap Recycled Grade Cushioning.....II-21
ABB Selects Ball Corp.’s Alumi-Tek for Pure Pro 50 Protein Shakes.....II-21
Monster Selects Ball Corp.’s Jumbo Cap Can for Monster Energy DUB Edition.....II-21
Sealed Air Expands its Portfolio of Ethafoam Polyethylene Foam.....II-21
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   Crown Launches Novel Containers for Biscuit Packaging.....II-22
Sonoco to Introduce True Blue Packaging Program.....II-22
Plush Chocolates Selects Eco-Friendly Packaging of Plantic.....II-22
Vital Products to Develop Bio-based Packaging System.....II-22
Spartech Introduces Recyclable Packaging Materials.....II-22
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   Hartness International and RKW Introduces Grab Pack.....II-23
Sonoco Introduces Firma Packaging Line.....II-23
Shorewood Packaging Launches DuoPak.....II-23
Grupo Bimbo Rolls Out Green Packaging.....II-23
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   ConAgra Foods Introduces Eco-Friendly Packaging.....II-24
Graphic Packaging Launches Eco-Friendly Cap-it Multipacks.....II-24
Salazar Packaging Introduces Globe Guard Eco Flex Molded Pulp.....II-24
Univenture to Unveil New Environment Friendly Storage and Packaging Products.....II-24
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   Rexam Unveils 100% PCR PET Resin Liquid Oval Containers.....II-25
StalkMarket Introduces two New Product Lines.....II-25
Fabri-Kal Extends its Greenware Family of Sustainable Products.....II-25
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   Freshëns Unveils Ecotainer.....II-26
Innovia Films Launches ‘NatureFlex’ Film.....II-26
Pactiv Unveils ‘EarthChoice SmartLock’ Hinged Lid Containers.....II-26
Innovia Films Expands ‘NatureFlex’ High Barrier Films Range.....II-26
Pactiv Unveils New Hefty Space Saver Packaging.....II-26
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   Huhtamaki Introduces Paperboard Packaging for Chilled Ready Meals.....II-27
Huhtamaki Introduces Bio-coated Paper Packaging.....II-27
Artisan Wine to Introduce Wine in PET Bottles.....II-27
Huhtamaki Expands the r-PET Salad Pot Range.....II-27
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   Associated Packaging to Launch RPET Frozen Food Trays.....II-28
VIP Launches Sustainable EcoCube Packaging.....II-28
DuPont Showcases Sustainable Packaging.....II-28
Laminations Introduces UCrate.....II-28
Shorewood Introduces Green Packaging for DVDs and CDs.....II-28
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   Braskem to Introduce Green Polyethylene.....II-291$100
   Bemis Acquires Alcan Packaging Food Americas.....II-30
Ospelt Selects Amcor ReClose for Malbuner Sliced Meat Packaging.....II-30
Thorntons Selects ‘NatureFlex’ of Innovia Films for Melts Packaging.....II-30
Victorinox Selects ‘Natralock’ Packaging Solution of MeadWestvaco.....II-30
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   Eastman Kodak Selects ‘Natralock’ Packaging Solution for Digital Camera.....II-31
LiDestri Foods Selects PET Container of Constar.....II-31
Amcor to Take Over Alcan Packaging Subsidiaries.....II-31
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   Cascades Acquires the Tissue Business of Atlantic Packaging Products.....II-32
Twinings Selects ‘Natureflex’ Packaging Film of Innovia Films for Packaging
  Tea.....II-32
Gillette Chooses BlisterGuard of Colbert Packaging for Razor Line.....II-32
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   Navajo Selects MeadWestvaco’s Natralock Security Packaging for Mobile Phone
  Chargers.....II-33
Biopack Forays into Sustainable Packaging Market of Asia.....II-33
Dell Dispatches Netbooks in Eco-Friendly Packaging.....II-33
Earthbound and Naked Juice Going Green.....II-33
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   Bemis Company Acquires Packaging Operations of Huhtamaki.....II-34
Georgia-Pacific Acquires ORBIS Container.....II-34
Graham Packaging and Henkel Consumer Goods Establish New On-Site Facility.....II-34
TalkingRain Selects G-LiteTM of Graham Packaging for Vitamin-enhanced Waters.....II-34
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   Amcor Announces Construction of New Paper Recycling Mill.....II-35
Alixir Teams Up with Firstan to Enhance Alexipack Production Capacity.....II-35
CardPak® and Winterborne Partners for Sustainable Packaging Solutions.....II-35
Graphic Packaging Corp. and Altivity Packaging LLC Merge.....II-35
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   MAUSER Completes Acquisition of American Fiber Drum.....II-36
Rio Tinto Acquires Alcan.....II-36
Sealed Air and Biosphere Industries Receive Top Sustainable Innovation Award.....II-36
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   Sealed Air's Cryovac NatureTRAY Package Receives BPI Certification.....II-37
Sutter Home Selects Ball Corp for Supplying Wine in PET Bottles.....II-37
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   Constar's ‘DiamondClear’ Technology Obtains FDA Nod.....II-38
Nature's Farm Selects ‘NatureFlex’ for Gourmet Pasta Packaging.....II-38
Method Products Chooses Amcor Flexibles Mono-Polymer Film.....II-38
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   Amcor Limited (Australia).....II-39
Ball Corporation (US).....II-39
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   Bemis Company Inc. (US).....II-40
Biopack Environmental Solutions Inc. (Hong Kong).....II-40
Constar International Inc. (US).....II-40
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   Crown Holdings, Inc (US).....II-411$100
   Earthcycle Packaging Ltd. (Canada).....II-42
EnviroPAK Corp. (US).....II-42
E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (US).....II-42
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   Georgia-Pacific LLC (US).....II-431$100
   Graphic Packaging Holding (US).....II-44
Graham Packaging Company Inc. (US).....II-44
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   Huhtamäki Oyj (Finland).....II-451$100
   Innovia Films Ltd. (UK).....II-46
MeadWestvaco Corp. (US).....II-46
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   NatureWorks LLC (US).....II-47
Owens-Illinois Inc. (US).....II-47
Pactiv Corp. (US).....II-47
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   Plantic Technologies Ltd. (Australia).....II-48
Plastipak Packaging Inc. (US).....II-48
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   Polyair (Canada).....II-49
Printpack Inc. (US).....II-49
Rexam PLC (UK).....II-49
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   Saint-Gobain SA (France).....II-50
Sealed Air Corp. (US).....II-50
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   Silgan Holdings Inc. (US).....II-511$100
   Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-521$300
   Table 4: World Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-531$300
   Table 5: World 10-Year Perspective for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-541$300
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Sustainable Packaging to Outstrip Overall Packaging Demand.....III-1
Recyclable Packaging – The Largest Segment.....III-1
Biodegradable Packaging – The Fastest Growing Segment.....III-1
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   Sluggish Drums Market Restrains Reusable Packaging Growth.....III-2
Factors Driving Market Growth in the US.....III-2
Rising Fuel and Raw Material Cost.....III-2
Growing Consumer Interest.....III-2
Regulatory Red Tape.....III-2
Key Market Trends and Issues.....III-2
Recyclable Prices Plunged Amid Recession.....III-2
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   Recycled Packaging Poised for Sturdy Growth.....III-3
Sustainable Glass Packaging Holds Great Potential.....III-3
Wine Market to Propel Glass Packaging Demand.....III-3
Glass Packaging Recycling Gains Traction.....III-3
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   Opportunities Abound for Sustainable Packaging in Food and Beverage Market.....III-4
Degradable Plastics: The Future of Food Packaging.....III-4
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   Product Launches.....III-54$150
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-96$175
   Focus on Select Key Players.....III-159$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-24
Table 6: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Packaging Type - Biodegradable, Recycled Material, and Re-Usable Packaging Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
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   Table 7: US Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Packaging Type - Biodegradable, Recycled Material, and Re-Usable Packaging Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-251$150
   Table 8: US 10-Year Perspective for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Packaging Type - Percentage Breakdown of Demand for Biodegradable, Recycled Material, and Re-Usable Packaging Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-27
Current and Future Analysis.....III-27
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-27
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   Select Market Players.....III-281$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-29
Table 9: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-29
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   Table 10: Canadian Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-301$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-31
Current and Future Analysis.....III-31
B. Market Analytics.....III-31
Table 11: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
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   Table 12: Japanese Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-321$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-33
World’s Largest Market for Sustainable (Green) Packaging.....III-33
Market Trends and Issues.....III-33
EU Embarks on a Prestigious Venture to Develop Sustainable Packaging
  Materials.....III-33
Biopackaging Spiraling in Popularity.....III-33
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   Fresh Produce – Major End-use Application.....III-34
Leading Retailers Using Biopacks.....III-34
Factors Inhibiting Biodegradable Packaging Growth.....III-34
High Costs.....III-34
Performance Capabilities.....III-34
Customer Awareness.....III-34
Lack of Technology Advancements for Home Composting.....III-34
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   Product Launch.....III-351$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-36
Table 13: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, the UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
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   Table 14: European Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, the UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$150
   Table 15: European 10-Year Perspective for Sustainable (Green) Packaging by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand for France, Germany, Italy, the UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-381$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-39
Current and Future Analysis.....III-39
Saint-Gobain SA – A Major Player.....III-39
B. Market Analytics.....III-39
Table 16: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$150
   Table 17: French Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-401$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-41
Current and Future Analysis.....III-41
Product Launch.....III-41
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-42
Table 18: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
1$150
   Table 19: German Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-431$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-44
Current and Future Analysis.....III-44
B. Market Analytics.....III-44
Table 20: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
1$150
   Table 21: Italian Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-451$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-46
Current and Future Analysis.....III-46
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-46
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   Focus on Select Players.....III-471$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-48
Table 22: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
1$150
   Table 23: UK Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-491$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-50
Current and Future Analysis.....III-50
B. Market Analytics.....III-50
Table 24: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
1$150
   Table 25: Spanish Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-511$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-52
Current and Future Analysis.....III-52
B. Market Analytics.....III-52
Table 26: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52
1$150
   Table 27: Russian Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-531$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-54
Current and Future Analysis.....III-54
Product Launches.....III-54
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   Huhtamäki Oyj – A Major Player.....III-551$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-56
Table 28: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-56
1$150
   Table 29: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-571$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-58
Current and Future Analysis.....III-58
Product Launches.....III-58
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-58
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   Key Players.....III-591$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-60
Table 30: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$150
   Table 31: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-611$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-62
Current and Future Analysis.....III-62
Product Launches.....III-62
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-63
Table 32: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$150
   Table 33: Latin American Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-641$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-65
Current and Future Analysis.....III-65
B. Market Analytics.....III-65
Table 34: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65
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   Table 35: Rest of World Historic Review for Sustainable (Green) Packaging - Annual Demand in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-661$150
  
Total Companies Profiled: 74 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 85)

Region/Country Players

The United States 63 Canada 2 Europe 13 France 2 Germany 4 The United Kingdom 4 Rest of Europe 3 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 6 Latin America 1
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