The Flexible Packaging industry had $26.7 billion in sales in the United States in 2012.
packaging is the second largest packaging segment in the U.S., garnering about 18 percent
of the U.S. $145 billion packaging market.
packaging industry directly employs approximately 79 thousand people.
packaging converters range from small manufacturing companies
operating a single facility to large integrated corporations with
up to 38 individual plant locations.
flexible packaging company employs about 195 people and serves
a wide array of markets.
for nearly 6 percent of industry shipments.
market for flexible packaging is food (retail and institutional),
accounting for about 58 percent of shipments.
Other markets for flexible packaging include retail non-food at 12 percent; industrial applications at 8 percent; consumer products at 10 percent; institutional non-food at 3 percent; and medical and pharmaceutical at 9 percent.
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