DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6q4c7h/global_glass) has announced the addition of the "Global Glass Packaging Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
The Global Glass Packaging market to grow at a CAGR of 3.18% over the period 2013-2018
Glass packaging is one of the most popular forms of packaging that is used in the Food and Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, and Cosmetics industries.
One of the key upcoming trends in this market is the increased awareness among companies and the global population at large about the environmental benefits associated with usage of glass as a packaging material compared with other alternatives.
According to the report, one of the main factors driving the growth of the Global Glass Packaging market is the increase in beer consumption worldwide. Beer is among the major alcoholic beverages that use glass containers for packaging, and is packed in dark-colored glass bottles to preserve the contents, which are prone to spoilage when exposed to UV light.
Further, the report states that one of the main challenges that the market faces is the increased competition from plastic and paper substitutes. These items are lighter in weight than the bulky glass, they are gaining popularity among both manufacturers and customers because of the lower cost involved in their carriage and transportation.
The Global Glass Packaging market can be divided into five segments based on their application:
- Alcoholic Beverages (excluding beer) Packaging
- Beer Packaging
- Food and Beverages Packaging
- Pharmaceuticals Packaging
The Global Glass Packaging market landscape is highly fragmented with the presence of many micro, small, and medium enterprises vendors globally. The top companies occupy a certain portion of the market, with the rest being occupied by many international and regional vendors.
- Ardagh Group
Key Topics Covered:
- Executive Summary
- List of Abbreviations
- Scope of the Report
- Market Research Methodology
- Market Landscape
- Market Segmentation by Application
- Geographical Segmentation
- Buying Criteria
- Market Growth Drivers
- Drivers and their Impact
- Market Challenges
- Impact of Drivers and Challenges
- Market Trends
- Trends and their Impact
- Vendor Landscape
- Key Vendor Analysis
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