Packaging is said to be a process of designing. It can be a process which can be used for goods to transport, warehouse, logistics, sale and end use. Packaging is the most integrated part of the product as, after seeing the packaging it makes the product more attractive to the consumers. The packaging industry is one of the lucrative markets for investors for future. This market has a high growth rate shortly. Some of the Top flexible packaging companies in the world are also provided in the below list. Packaging companies in the USA are increasing, and List of Top packaging companies in the USA include Ball Corporation, International Paper, and Sealed Air etc. Nowadays paper packaging industries are having higher growth rates as it can be recycled. Food packaging companies have the highest growth rate. Packaging manufacturers are discussed below. Paper packaging companies are said to have a high growth as lightweight, biodegradability, and recyclability are the advantages of this market. Ardagh Group S.A which won the best packaging company award in the largest packaging companies. Packaging companies name list has been discussed below.
Top Packaging Companies
1. AMCOR LIMITED: :1860; Revenue: $9.1 Billion
Amcor Limited is one among the leading company in packaging industry headquartered in Australia. It has its branches across the forty-three countries across the globe. This packaging industry has its application into food & beverage, pharmaceutical, medical device, home and personal care and other products.
Recently Amcor is named as the first global packaging company which has initiated the strategies and development procedures to develop all its packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2025 owing to the emphasis to address major environmental issues. Simultaneously, the company is also committed to augmenting the usage of recycled materials in the coming years significantly.
2. BALL CORPORATION: 1880; Revenue: $7.9 Billion
Ball Corporation which is headquartered in the U.S. is among the key companies involved in the offering of metal packaging especially for the beverages, food & household products and also for aerospace and other technologies and services to commercialise and governmental customers.
Recently, Ball Corporation introduced ReAl which is significant and game-changing technology which utilise recycled aluminium to generate metal alloy that displays increased strength and assist in reducing the overall weight of the container without impact the packaging integrity. In 2015, Ball Corporation introduced aluminium aerosol with the outline of lighter iteration of ReAl by collaboration with Henkel Beauty Care.
3. CROWN HOLDINGS INCORPORATED: 1892; Revenue: $3.5 Billion
Crown holdings are one of the largest packaging industry in the world headquartered in the U.S. It is the number 1 producer of food cans and metal vacuum closure in the world. This company has served the packaging industry in the beverages, food, health & beauty, household/ industrial, luxury goods, and promotional sectors.
Recently, emphasis to deliver an interactive experience to consumers, Coca-Cola teamed up with Crown Bevcan and Chromatic Technologies Inc. to have cans with temperature sensitive inks.
4. INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY:1898; Revenue: $21.08 Billion
International Paper is one among the leading manufacturers of fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, the U.S. The company is involved in the manufacturing of printer and copier paper, envelopes, corrugated packaging and shipping containers, consumer packaging for cosmetics, home entertainment, and other retail markets, and food service packaging.
On Jan 2, 2018, International Paper has announced that it had completed the transfer of its North America Consumer Packaging business to Graphic Packaging. As a result of this, Graphic Packaging has assumed$660 million of International Paper debt. International Paper currently accounted for approximately 20.5% ownership interest in the subsidiary of Graphic Packaging which holds the assets of graphic packaging.
5. MONDI PLC: :1967; Revenue: $8.21 Billion
Pulp paper and mixed plastics and effective and innovative industrial and consumer packaging are manufactured by Mondi who is a leading company in packaging industries. It deals with every vertical of packaging.
On Feb 21, 2018, Mondi has introduced an entirely recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches that help to provide a positive environment and value creation through a sustainable material with enhanced performance properties equivalent to conventional materials.
6. OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC.: 1929; Revenue: $6.9 Billion
Owens-Illinois is the leading manufacturer of a glass container, which crafts real, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging. Recently Owens-Illinois containers achieve cradle to cradle certification; it is the first food & beverage packaging company to make a gold rating in maternal health.
Dec5 2017, Owens-Illinois Group, Inc have announced it. OI European Group B.V. that it has the intention to offer, $310 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2023 in a private offering who are eligible buyers.
7. REYNOLDS GROUP HOLDINGS:: 1919; Revenue: $10.5 Billion
One of the leading global supplier and manufacturer of consumer beverage and food service packaging products is Reynolds Group Holdings Limited. Headquarter of this company situated in Auckland, New Zealand. It has five segments to operate: Reynolds Consumer Products, Pactiv Foodservice, Graham Packaging, Evergreen, and Closures.
Consumer Products division includes wraps, aluminium foils, food storage bags, waste bags, and disposable tableware and cookware through various retailers, including, mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, grocery stores, discount chains, drug stores, and military channels.
8. SEALED AIR CORPORATION:: 1960; Revenue: $4.5 Billion
One of the manufacturers of food care, health care and product care in the packaging industry is sealed air. It is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Sealed Air has demonstrated new integrated equipment and material solution for whole bird packaging industry at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 30 – February 1, 2018.
9. SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC: :2005; Revenue: $ 10.579 Billion
One of the world’s leading producer of paper-based packaging industry is Smurfit Kappa Group. Headquarter of the company is based in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland.
Recently, Investment in sustainable technology in Mexico has been made by one of the major paper-based packaging company Smurfit Kappa, stating its long-term commitment to this country. It is one of the largest investment in the country in recent years in the Americas by Smurfit Kappa.
10 STORA ENSO OYJ: :1998; Revenue: $12.08 Billion
One of the packaging industries, who are transforming from a traditional paper and board producers in renewable resources growth company is Stora Enso. The company is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.
Stora Enso is looking at opportunities for digitalisation throughout the value chain. Digital themes include smart operations, transparent supply chain, digital customer experience, new smart products, and services as well as internal business processes. Some recent steps to drive digitalisation in the company have included a Digitalization Fund, a Startup Accelerator Programme, internal innovation tool, external business partnerships, and cooperation to gain more cross-industry learning, as well as theme-specific excellence groups.
11. WESTROCK (ROCKTENN): :2015; Revenue: $14.1 Billion
WestRock is corrugated packaging company which was headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, of U.S.
On Jan 29, 2018, WestRock signed definitive agreement to acquire Kapstone. It is been stated by the CEO of WestRock that, Kapstone, complementary corrugated packaging and distribution operations, will enhance West Rock’s ability to serve customers across system, mainly in the western part of United States, and the addition of their specialty craft paper products that they do not make enhances their differentiated portfolio of paper and packaging solutions.
12. BEMIS COMPANY, INC.:: 1858; Revenue: $5.3 Billion
Bemis Company Inc. is among the global producers of flexible packaging products and pressure sensitive materials and the company is headquartered at Neenah, Wisconsin, U.S. Bemis has excellent packaging for food, consumer product, healthcare, and industrial applications.
DuPont has honoured Bemis Company, Inc. for its Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Bakery Delights package featuring textured film. This package has been received a Silver Award in 2017 by DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation.
13. BERRY GLOBAL, INC.: : 1967; Revenue: $7.1 Billion
Berry Group, Inc. is one among the fortune 500 companies and is the plastic packaging manufacturing company. It is headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, USA. This company is there more than 131 countries. It has its application on personal care, household, food, beverages, hygiene, food services, healthcare and industrial & transportation.
On Feb 7, 2018, Berry Global Group, Inc. completed the acquisition of the Clopay Plastic Products Company, Inc. from Griffon Corporation for a purchase price of $475 million, subject to post-closing adjustment for working capital and certain other items.
14. COVERIS: :2013; Revenue: $2.5 Billion
The cover is a packaging and Coatings Company, whose headquarter is in Chicago, the U.S. It has its application on protein, cheese & dairy, pet food, produce, beverage, dry goods, household & personal care, food services & convenience food, health care, performance & industrial, mailing & securities, coatings.
New and unique manufacturing technology for thin wall thermoformed containers has been created by Kiefel and Bosch-Sprang & Coveris Rigid´s Center for Development & Innovation, who are partners. During the thermoforming process, it achieves beneficial material distribution resulting in product performance comparable to existing PS solution this is the opportunity to calibrate thermoformed products such as single-serve Barrier PP-Cups.
15. DS SMITH PLC: :1940; Revenue: $5.64 Billion
DS Smith offers a wide range of corrugated packaging. It has its headquarter London, United Kingdom. It provides paper grades which are made of recycled fibres. Plastic packaging is also integrated part of DS Smith.
DS Smith has completed acquiring EcoPark and EcoPaper. In Romania, it is a combined business has led integrated packaging and paper group. The acquisition has significantly increased DS Smith’s capacity to serve customers who are in a high-growth region as well as support to the company’s existing operations in Eastern Europe.
16. GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL PLC: 2007
One of the leading manufacturers of paper-based packaging solutions for a range of products to food, beverage and other consumer product companies is Graphic Packaging. The company has its operation in the paperboard packaging, paperboard mills, America’s paperboard packaging, corporate, Europe Paperboard packaging and so on.
The Paperboard Mills segment consists of the Company’s North American paperboard mills, which has the production of primarily coated unbleached kraft (CUK) and coated recycled board (CRB).
17. PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA: :1867; Revenue: $5.847 Billion
Packaging Corporation of America is in various applications which are as follows. Corrugated containers, retail packaging and display, heavy-duty packaging, product packaging, hexacomb, falcon board, Charco Stock box, record storage boxes, interior packaging, packaging supplies, freight saver dunnage bags, printing capabilities, containerboard are the production of this company.
Packaging Corporation of America recently exhibited at the PACK EXPO trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show, which is one of the largest packaging events in the country, drew record numbers this year, with more than 2,000 industry suppliers and over 30,000 packaging professionals in attendance. PCA’s booth showcased its Hexacombpackaging solutions, including load securement solutions and custom designs for interior protective packaging. Hexacorals featured its new SmartZone PSA pallet system with pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) facings.
18. REXAM PLC: :1923; Revenue: $5.476 Billion
It is a subsidiary of Ball Corporation. It is British based multinational consumer packaging company headquartered in London. It was a leading manufacturer of beverage cans. It has been into 55 plants in over 20 countries across Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
19. RPC Group PLC: 1991; Revenue: $2.29 Billion
RPC Group PLC is one of the major packaging business headquartered in U.K. and is among Europe’s largest suppliers of plastic packaging. On February 2018, RPC Promens Montpont has improved its containers for the Agrochemicals market which has offerings of one of the most comprehensive ranges that can meet the expectations of the varying needs of this diverse sector. As well as different sizes of 100ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1litre and 5 litres containers can have specified in mono HDPE as well as co-extruded PE/PA and PE/EVOH (except 100ml), providing many different options to give the individual characteristics and protection requirements of different chemical formulae.
20. SILGAN HOLDINGS: 1987; Revenue: $6.2 Billion
Silgan Holdings Inc. has it’s headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Silgan has manufactured rigid packaging for the consumer goods. The Company has an operation in 100 manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Silgan has manufactured metal containers in North America and Europe for food and general line products.
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