Global Briefing

Global Closures: Lifting the Lid on Global Performance and Potential

| Pages: 50

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About this Report

The ever-increasing requirement for functional packaging suited to all consumer occasions and needs, easy to use and dispense from, exerts an important influence on closure specification. A shift in emphasis from glass to plastic bottles in soft drinks creates growth for plastic closures whilst dispensing closures in home and personal care continue to feature highly. Euromonitor International investigates performance of the leading closure types, revealing the most dynamic growth opportunities.

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  • Up-to-the minute analysis of the latest trends in the industry
  • New product development, forecasts and other themes
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Table of Contents



Key Findings

Global Closures Overview

The Overriding Preference is for Plastic Screw Closures

Top Five Pack Types Account for 85% of Global Closures Demand

Differing Industry Preferences for Closure – a Look at 2009

A Tale of Plastic Versus Metal in Closure Performance

Total Retail Closures Growth 2008/2009

Global Plastic Screw Closures – Strength Lies in Versatility

Global Metal Crowns – Beer and CSDs Pivotal to Performance

Global Metal Screw Closures – Rising Acceptance in Wine

Global Plastic Dispensing Closures – All-round Growth

Global Metal Food Can Ends – Standard Ends Under Pressure

Global Metal Lugs – Sauces and Canned Food Lead Prospects

Spotlight on Food Closures

Flexible Lidding and Plastic Screw Closures are Core to Food

Performance Topped by Dairy and Ice Cream Lids

Demise of the Standard Can End as Easy Opening is Crucial

Developing Countries Offer Best Opportunities for Metal Lugs

Russia’s Rising Birth Rate, a Stimulus for Lugs in Baby Food

Spotlight on Beverage Closures

Rising PET Bottle Sales, a Boost to Plastic Closures

Marked Differences in Closure Specification by Industry

Limited Growth Prospects for Metal Closures in Soft Drinks

US Leads Take-up of Push-pull Style Sports Caps

Best Country Prospects for Sports Closures

Selection of European Sports Closure NPDs

Alcoholic Drinks, Stronghold of Metal but Plastic Rising

Metal Screw Closures Up 3% in 2009

China and Developed Wine Nations Steer Metal Screw Sales

Wine in PET Positively Impacts Screw Closures

Spotlight on Beauty and Personal Care Closures

Hair Care and Oral Care, Most Influential BPC Closure Users

Health and Safety Concerns Key to Baby and Sun Care Sales

Regional Prospects for Closures in Hair Care

Dispensing Closures Consolidate on Gains Across all Regions

Top Five Categories to Pursue in Dispensing

Spotlight on Home Care Closures

Clothes, Surface and Dishwashing Products Top Closure Sales

Core Categories Hold Good Growth Prospects in Home Care

Value of Dispensing Dictates Home Care Closure Dynamism

Shift to Concentrates Boosts Dispensing Closures Demand

BRIC Countries to Lead Closures Growth in Home Care


Regional Closure Growth 2009-2013

Global Closures Prospects to 2013

Report Definitions



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