North America Thermoforming Sector Discussed in New Plastics News Group Report Published at

19 Jun 2012 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – North America’s thermoforming market is expected to undergo significant consolidation especially in the lucrative packaging sector.

In the 2012 North American thermoformers ranking, the 10 largest thermoformers made up 63.7% of all thermoforming sales, up from 55.8% in the 2008 ranking. The mother of all deals is Dart Container Corp. agreeing to purchase Solo Cup. M&A activity in thermoforming is likely to continue to be fueled by both strategic purchasers and private equity buyers.

New research report “Thermoformers Market Review and Outlook 2012” prepared by Plastics News Group provides an in-depth analysis and five years of data on the North American thermoforming sector, including a discussion of market conditions and trends, growth opportunities, and strategies implemented by market leaders. The study also incorporates rankings of businesses operating in the segment by 2011 revenue and corporate profiles of the top 30 firms (15 each in the packaging and industrial sectors), as well as perspective from industry leaders. Company data analyzed includes rankings by revenue and forecast through 2014 for 227 processors, M&A activity, plant locations, company size by employee, and throughput.

Companies discussed include:

Packaging: Pactiv Foodservice, Solo Cup Co., Dart Container Corp., Genpak LLC, Berry Plastics Corp., Sonoco Plastics Thermoforming, Fabri-Kal Corp., D&W Fine Pack LLC, Anchor Packaging Inc., Tekni-Plex Inc., Georgia-Pacific LLC, Peninsula Packaging Co. LLC, Sealed Air Corp., Winpak Portion Packaging Inc.

Industrial: Prent Corp., Penda Corp., Wilbert Plastic Services Inc., Brentwood Industries Inc., Spara Logistics LLC, Display Pack Inc., Fabri-Form Co., Spencer Industries Inc., T.O. Plastics Inc., Cadillac Products Automotive Co., McClarin Plastics Inc., Advanced Component Technologies Inc., Hampel Corp., Profile Plastics Corp., Allied Plastics Inc.

Report Details:

Title: Thermoformers Market Review and Outlook 2012
Published: May, 2012
Pages: 33
Price: US$ 499.00

More new research reports by the publisher can be found at Plastics News Group page.



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