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The Packaging Services industry consists of operators that pack goods in bottles, cans, cartons, paper and plastic containers, and bags on a contract or fee basis. The majority of industry demand stems from manufacturers and wholesalers. Over the past five years, these markets have increasingly outsourced their packaging requirements to industry operators to reduce their costs and remain price competitive. Packaging services providers have also increasingly offered smaller volume runs to reach newer markets, such as internet-based retailers that develop their brand and sell their products through online channels. Overall, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 7.3% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $1.2 billion. This trend includes an expected more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • More manufacturers and wholesalers are outsourcing their packaging requirements to industry players
  • Profitability growth has been driven by greater demand and use of automated packaging technologies
  • Pharmaceutical and medicinal product packaging is forecast to account for a rising share of revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Due to the diverse nature of industry services, individual operators tend to specialise. Specialisation is also due to the different machinery and techniques required for different products. Some firms in the Packaging Services industry are also designers and manufacturers of packaging products. However, the design and manufacture of packaging are excluded from the industry.Food and beverage packagingFood and beverage packaging services account for the industry's largest share of revenue. This segment includes the contracted packing of all food and related products such as meat, fruit, vegetables and dry foods, along with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. A r...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Packaging Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Packaging Services are:

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • Output is sold under contract - incorporate long-term sales contracts
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from general line grocery wholesaling and Demand from fruit and vegetable wholesaling in the Packaging Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Packaging Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators package goods in bottles, cans, cartons, collapsible tubes, plastic sachets, plastic film or bags and other containers or materials on a contract or fee basis.

    Industry Products
  • Food and beverage packaging
  • Pharmaceutical goods packaging
  • Chemical goods packaging
  • Cosmetics and toiletries packaging
  • Other goods packaging
  • Industry Activities
  • Contract packing or filling
  • Shrink-wrapping
  • Bottling drinking liquid, wine or spirits
  • Bottling other liquids
  • Packing fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Packing pharmaceutical and medicinal products
  • Crating services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from general line grocery wholesaling
  • Demand from fruit and vegetable wholesaling
  • Demand from pharmaceutical and medicinal product manufacturing
  • Domestic price of plastic and rubber products

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream

    market trends

  • Industry structure
  • Environmental issues
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream

    market trends

  • Profit and participation
  • Environmental concerns
  • Table: Packaging Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Packaging Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing in New Zealand
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing in New Zealand
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Apple, Citrus and Other Fruit and Nut Growing in New Zealand
  • Veterinary Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Corrugated Paperboard and Paperboard Container Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Industrial Machinery and Gaming Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Printing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Food and beverage packaging
  • Pharmaceutical goods packaging
  • Other goods packaging
  • Chemical goods packaging
  • Cosmetics and toiletries packaging
  • Chart: Packaging Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Agriculture growers and processors
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Packaging Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Packaging Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Packaging Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Packaging Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Packaging Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Capable of being decomposed by living organisms, such as bacteria.
  • Bioplastics
  • A type of plastic that is biodegradable and is made from biological substances rather than petroleum.
  • Convenience Foods
  • Food, typically a complete meal, which has been pre-prepared commercially.
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