Plastics Caps & Closures Market Review & Outlook 2014 - North America

By Plastics News

Released: September 16, 2013 6:00 am ET

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This report provides in-depth analysis of the plastics caps and closures market for North America, including discussions of trends, opportunities, threats, the latest developments in caps design and equipment trends impacting processors and mold makers.

The report uses charts and graphs to provide insight into key market indicators, including:

  • North American crude oil and natural gas price trends impacting polyethylene and polypropylene production
  • the U.S. economic forecast to 2016
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • resin price trends
  • resin sales by major markets

In addition, we review 11 leading processors, 7 equipment manufacturers and 12 resin suppliers, assessing their business strategies, challenges and manufacturing and production outlook.

Profiled companies include:


  • AptarGroup Inc.
  • Berry Plastics Corp.
  • Closure Systems International Inc.
  • Global Closure Systems
  • Hoffer Plastics Corp.
  • Mauser Group
  • Mold-Rite Plastics LLC
  • Portola Packaging Inc.
  • Scholle Packaging Inc.
  • Silgan Holdings Inc.
  • Tekni-Plex Inc.

Equipment Manufacturers:

  • Engel Machinery Inc.
  • Husky Injection Molding Systems
  • Mold Hotrunner Solutions
  • Negri Bossi
  • Netstal Machinery
  • Sumitomo (SHI) Demag
  • Arburg GmbH + Co. KG

Resin Suppliers:

  • A. Schulman Inc.
  • Ashley Polymers
  • ExxonMobil Chemical Co.
  • LyondellBasell
  • Nova Chemicals
  • PolyOne Corp.
  • Montachem International
  • Resin Technology LLC
  • The Materials Group
  • United Polychem
  • Washington Penn Plastics Co.
  • Dow Chemical Co.

Our experts also provide perspectives from industry thought leaders regarding their views on industry trends, threats to business and growth prospects. These Q&A interviews include:

  • Andreas Reich, Sales Manager of Packaging (Export Division), Arburg GmbH + Co. KG
  • Dr. Christoph Steger, Vice President of Packaging, Engel Austria GmbH
  • Curt Begle, President of Rigid Closed-Top Division, Berry Plastics
  • Elliot Farkas, Managing Director, William Blair & Co.
  • Mike Cappelli, Rigid Products Team Leader & Marketing Manager for Caps & Closures, Nova Chemicals Inc.
  • Rick Weil, Managing Director, Mesirow Financial
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