Collapsible Rigid Containers Market

Collapsible Rigid Containers Market: Rising Intercontinental Trade Activities to Push Growth: Global Industry Analysis 2013 - 2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019 - 2027

  • 2019-02-18
  • REP-GB-8967
  • 138 Tables
  • 108 Figures
  • 184 pages
  • Format: PDF/PPT/Excel

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Collapsible Rigid Containers Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Collapsible Rigid Containers market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Collapsible Rigid Containers market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

Increased Intercontinental Trade Activities and Improved Cost-benefit Solutions Offered by Collapsible Rigid Containers to Proliferate Market Growth

The global collapsible rigid containers market was valued at US$ 1.36 Billion in 2018 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.9%, during the forecast period.

Collapsible rigid containers, also referred to as foldable containers, have emerged as an effective solution to cut surplus overhead costs and reduce the storage problem. Collapsible rigid containers can be folded or collapsed into number of a fractions leading to increased load capacity and stability. Furthermore, shipping and storage managers are constantly looking for a product that can enhance their storage capacity. This demand is fulfilled by collapsible rigid containers. Collapsible rigid containers are high on demand for safe and convenient shipping of products in various end-use industries such as automobile, chemical, food and beverages, etc. Off late, the Asia Pacific has been witnessing a tepid demand for collapsible rigid containers from food and chemical industries. Collapsible rigid containers have generated a great level of productivity for the shipping industry and helped it achieve subtle profitability.

Growing Demand for Plastic Crates & Pallet Boxes as a Bulk Packaging Option for Agricultural Applications

Growing automobile & chemical industries to give a fillip to the collapsible rigid containers market. The use of collapsible rigid containers as a bulk packaging option for several fresh produce & agricultural applications is rapidly growing across the globe. Due to the availability of plastic collapsible rigid containers in different capacities, consumers can pack their agricultural produce as per their usage. Furthermore, collapsible rigid containers such as crates, being lighter and compatible as compared to traditional crates, have more demand in agricultural applications. Collapsible rigid containers are better for handling due to their smooth surface as compared to other packaging tools. Thus, escalating the global collapsible rigid containers market.

Large Investments and the Availability of Alternative Transportation Solutions to Affect Growth

However, collapsible rigid containers require a large investment as compared to its alternatives, which can affect growth. Although various features such as extended shelf life and reliability, provided by collapsible containers can far offset the primary investment. The surplus cost absorbed in purchasing quality products like collapsible rigid containers easily returns in the form of durability, reusability, and safety. Moreover, the availability of alternative transportation solutions can affect the growth of the collapsible rigid containers market. This is proving to be a game-changing opportunity for manufacturers offering bulk containers, but also simultaneously causing a decline in the preference for collapsible rigid containers. 

Global Collapsible Rigid Containers Market: Taxonomy

The global collapsible rigid containers market has been segmented on the basis of product type, material type, sales, end-use industry, and region.

On the basis of product, the global collapsible rigid containers market is segmented as pallet boxes, crates, and folding rigid IBCs. Of these, crates are expected to have the largest share in terms of volume as compared to the other two.

The material type considered in the global collapsible rigid containers market study includes metal, plastic, and others (wood, etc.) segments. Of these, the plastic segment in collapsible rigid containers accounts for the major share of the global market. Being lightweight, durable, and cost-effective, plastic is preferred over other materials such as stainless steel, wood, etc.

On the basis of sales, the collapsible rigid containers market has been segmented into two segments that are indirect and direct sales. Of these, the indirect sales segment will grow at a healthy CAGR in the global collapsible rigid containers market.

On the basis of end use, the global collapsible rigid containers market has been segmented into seven segments that are automobile, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, food and beverages, shipping, and other manufacturing. Of these, the chemical segment as per end use is expected to heavily dominate the collapsible rigid containers market during the forecast period.

Vendor Landscape Remains Highly Splintered in the Global Collapsible Rigid Containers Market

The key manufacturers in the collapsible rigid containers market profiled in this report include– Brambles Limited, Supreme Industries Limited, Schoeller Allibert Services B.V., DS Smith Plastics Ltd., SSI Schäfer AG, ORBIS Corporation, Dynawest Limited, Ac Buckhorn LLC, Myers Industries, Inc., Time Technoplast Ltd., Rehrig Pacific Company, Inc., Bulk Handling Australia Group Pty Ltd., A. R. Arena Products Inc., Dalian CIMC Logistics Equipment Co., Ltd., and TPS Rental Systems Ltd. Many local and unrecognized players are expected to contribute to the global collapsible rigid containers market during 2019-27.

Recent Developments in the Collapsible Rigid Containers Market

  • Schoeller Arca System (SAS) is following a strategy of mergers and acquisitions. Recently, the company merged with Time Technoplast Ltd., (TTL), a leading technology-driven polymer manufacturer of India, and collaborated on a new company named “Schoeller Arca Time Materials Handling Solutions.”

  • In 2012, Tosca Services, LLC acquired Georgia Pacific’s RPC business unit and expanded its manufacturing capabilities in the collapsible rigid containers segment.

  • Cherry’s Industrial Equipment is expanding by innovating its existing product portfolio by offering a new variety of containers named wire mesh collapsible rigid containers.

In this report, FMI offers a 9-year forecast of the global collapsible rigid containers market between 2019 and 2027. In terms of value, the global collapsible rigid containers market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period. The study reveals collapsible rigid containers market dynamics in six geographic segments along with a market analysis for the current market environment and future scenario over the forecast period.

Collapsible Rigid Containers Market: Report Description

This FMI report studies the global collapsible rigid containers market for the period 2019–2027. The prime objective of this report is to offer insights and key market trends pertaining to the global collapsible rigid containers market that gradually help transform global businesses.

Collapsible rigid containers market numbers have been assessed by carefully scrutinizing the production of collapsible rigid containers, in all six key regions for the current year, as well as the historical performance of the collapsible rigid containers market. Market size and forecast for each segment in the collapsible rigid containers market have been provided in the context of regional markets. All the segmentation of collapsible rigid containers has been considered after appropriate secondary research and revalidation of the data obtained through interviews with key thought leaders in the industry. The collapsible rigid containers market has been forecast based on constant currency rates.

A number of primary and secondary sources were consulted during the course of the study on the collapsible rigid containers market. Secondary sources for data on collapsible rigid containers trade include company annual reports & publications.

The global collapsible rigid containers market report begins with an executive summary intended to give a clear perspective about the market to the reader. It is then followed by a thorough definition of collapsible rigid containers and the market segmentation describing the scope of the study. This is to outline the significance of collapsible rigid containers as a product, and the impact of their market growth on the industry.

The Porter’s Analysis section ensures a thorough understanding of the level of competition in the collapsible rigid containers market. Porter’s Analysis for the global collapsible rigid containers market has been covered for bargaining power of suppliers and buyers, threat of substitutes and new entrants, and the intensity of competition. This is followed by market dynamics and an overview of the global collapsible rigid containers market, which includes FMI analysis of market drivers, restraints, trends, and opportunities that are affecting the growth of the collapsible rigid containers market.

On the basis of product, the global collapsible rigid containers market is segmented as pallet boxes, crates, and folding rigid IBCs. Of these, the crates segment is expected to have the largest share in terms of volume as compared to the other two.

The material type considered in the global collapsible rigid containers market study includes metal, plastic, and others (wood, etc.) segments. Of these, the plastic segment in collapsible rigid containers accounts for the major share of the global market. Being lightweight, durable, and cost-effective, plastic is preferred over other materials such as stainless steel, wood, etc.

On the basis of sales, the collapsible rigid containers market has been segmented into two segments that are indirect and direct sales. Of these, the indirect sales segment will grow at a healthy CAGR in the global collapsible rigid containers market.

On the basis of end use, the global collapsible rigid containers market has been segmented into seven segments that are automobile, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, food and beverages, shipping, and other manufacturing. Of these, the chemical segment as per end use is expected to heavily dominate the collapsible rigid containers market during the forecast period.

The next section of the report highlights the collapsible rigid containers market by region and provides the market outlook for 2018–2027. The report evaluates the present scenario and growth prospects of the regional collapsible rigid containers market for 2018–2027. The next section of the report highlights the collapsible rigid containers market by region and provides the market outlook for 2018–2027. The study investigates the regional year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth of the collapsible rigid containers market. The report evaluates the present scenario and growth prospects of the regional collapsible rigid containers market for 2018–2027.

To ascertain the market size in terms of value and volume, the revenue generated by the key manufacturers of collapsible rigid containers and their respective production capacity is taken into consideration. The forecast presented here assesses the total revenue generated by value across the collapsible rigid containers market. In order to provide an accurate forecast, we started by sizing up the current market, which formed the basis of how the collapsible rigid containers market is expected to develop in the future. To understand the key growth segments in terms of growth and adoption of collapsible rigid containers globally, in the final section of the report, a ‘dashboard view’ of the companies is provided to compare the current industrial scenario and their contribution to the total collapsible rigid containers market. Moreover, it is primarily designed to provide clients an objective and exhaustive list of manufacturers in the collapsible rigid containers market. A detailed comparative assessment of key providers specific to a segment in the collapsible rigid containers market is also included. Report audiences can gain segment-specific manufacturer insights to identify and evaluate key competitors in the collapsible rigid containers market.

The key manufacturers in the collapsible rigid containers market profiled in this report include– Brambles Limited, Supreme Industries Limited, Schoeller Allibert Services B.V., DS Smith Plastics Ltd., SSI Schäfer AG, ORBIS Corporation, Dynawest Limited, Ac Buckhorn LLC, Myers Industries, Inc., Time Technoplast Ltd., Rehrig Pacific Company, Inc., Bulk Handling Australia Group Pty Ltd., A. R. Arena Products Inc., Dalian CIMC Logistics Equipment Co., Ltd., and TPS Rental Systems Ltd. Several local and unrecognized players are expected to contribute to the global collapsible rigid containers market during 2019-27. 

Key Segments Covered in the Collapsible Rigid Containers Market

  • By Product Type

    • Crates

    • Pallet Boxes

    • Folding IBCs

  • By Material

    • Metal

    • Plastic

    • Others (wood, etc.)

  • By Sales

    • Indirect

    • Direct

  • By End Use

    • Automobile

    • Pharmaceuticals

    • Chemicals

    • Agriculture

    • Food & Beverages

    • Shipping & Logistics

    • Other Manufacturing (Apparel & Textile, etc.) 

Key Regions Covered in the Collapsible Rigid Containers Market

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Mexico

    • Rest of Latin America

  • Europe

    • EU – 4

    • UK

    • NORDIC

    • BENELUX

    • Eastern Europe

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ)

    • China

    • India

    • ASEAN Countries

    • Australia & New Zealand

    • Rest of APEJ

  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

    • Turkey

    • South Africa

    • North Africa

    • Rest of MEA

  • Japan

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