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Published March 5, 2018

Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market – Size, Outlook, Trends, and Forecasts (2018 – 2024)

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A bulk container is a reusable industrial container designed for the transport and storage of bulk liquid and granulated substances, including chemicals, food ingredients, solvents, pharmaceuticals and some others in large quantities. The Europe Bulk Container Packaging market is driven by their use in the transportation of dry and free-flowing chemicals or materials. The rapid flourishing of the global oil and wine market, high operational value and cost efficiency, increased trade amongst the BRICS nations, rising demand for the longer shelf of the products under varying conditions and increasing awareness and demand for sustainable packaging are the major factors that are boosting the market growth.

Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market Segments Size & Growth:

Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market size is projected to reach approximately $XX billion by the end of 2024 with a CAGR of close to XX% from $XX billion in 2017 during the forecast timeline 2018-2024. The major factors that propel the growth of the Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market, high operational value and cost efficiency, the rapid flourishing of the global oil and wine market, rising demand for longer shelf of the products under varying conditions and increasing awareness, increased trade amongst the BRICS nations and demand for sustainable packaging are the key factors that are driving the market growth.

Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market Segments Share:

Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market is segmented by the type which consists of drums, material handling containers, pails, rigid intermediate bulk containers, flexible intermediate bulk containers, flexitanks, bulk container liners and others. Drums are further segmented into fibre drums, plastic drums, steel drums and others. Material handling containers are classified into steel material handling containers, plastic material handling containers and others. Pails are further divided into plastic pails, steel pails, and others. Rigid intermediate bulk containers are again categorised into metal body RIBCs, Plastic body RIBCs and others. Flexitanks is anticipated to account the largest share in the market because these tanks are widely preferred by the oil exporters, as it helps in increasing the profit margin, by reducing the operational expenses and in the food grade product include malts, edible oil and fruit concentrates, beverage and non-hazardous chemicals transportation owing to its high efficiency along with superior protection against contamination. These tanks offer value-added traits as compared to prevailing substitutes including barrels and drums. It is easily disposable, and hence there is no associated cleaning cost as in the case of tank containers and barrels. Flexitanks are suitable for transporting edible & animal oils, glycerine, wine, fruit concentrates, syrups, malts, food additives, paints, and inks. The properties mentioned above along with added advantage offered by the product such as high payloads, low weight, more space, low contamination risk and environment-friendliness will positively impact on the bulk container packaging market size by 2024. Increasing oil, a beverage such as wine, fruit juices and beer demand in BRIC nations will substantially propel the bulk container packaging market size over the forecast timeframe.

By the end user, the market is segmented into food & beverage, chemicals & pharmaceuticals, agricultural and horticulture products, durable goods, petroleum and lubricants and others. The chemicals and pharmaceuticals segment contributes the largest market share and continues its dominance in the coming years. By Geography, the market is mainly segmented into U.K., Germany, France, Italy, and Spain.

Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market Trends:

  • With the ambition and aim to further broaden its overall offering in the field of packaging solutions, Boxon today acquired 70% of the Sweden-based label and systems company BEAB.
  • On May 23, 2017, IPL announces significant US acquisition of Macro Plastics Inc. for US$150 Million.

Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market Research Report:

An executive summary condensing the whole report such that essential authority can rapidly twist up doubtlessly acquainted with brief overview and conclusion.

To have complete market analysis, industry value chain analysis, Porter’s Five Force Analysis, PESTLE, SWOT analysis, and Y-o-Y analysis were carried to understand the market more comprehensively.

Regional and global diversity is analysed with the major countries and the unions. Scrutinizing the revenue generation on Year-On-Year

Identifying DROC in the current market and their impact in altering the market dynamics.

Competitive landscape analysis to identify the mergers and acquisitions which will have a comparative financial analysis with major competitors.

Expertise investment opportunities by an analyst to the individual and organisation to have a better foothold in the market.

The major key players in the Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market are:

  • Trans Ocean Bulk Logistics
  • Braid Logistics
  • Sicom Containers
  • Plascon Bulk Packaging
  • Jumbo Bag Corporation

Along with these companies, there were many other companies considered/cited in the report while analysing the Europe bulk container packaging market. These companies hold substantial share-owning to the nature of the industry whereas rest of the market shares are marginal chunks to regional and local level manufacturers. Other players have considerable presence owing to its robust brand image, geographical reach and strong customer base.


Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Executive Summary

1.2 Market Definition

1.3 Scope of the Study

Chapter 2 Research Methodology

2.1 Secondary Research

2.2 Primary Research

2.3 Analytic Tools and Model

2.4 Economic Indicator

2.4.1 Base Year, Base Currency, Forecasting Period

2.5 Expert Validation

2.6 Study Timeline

Chapter 3 Market Analysis

3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis

3.2 Porter’s Five Force Analysis

3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers

3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

3.2.3 Threats of Substitutes

3.2.4 Threats of New Entrants

3.2.5 Industry Rivalry

3.3 PESTLE Analysis

3.3.1 Political

3.3.2 Economical

3.3.3 Social

3.3.4 Technological

3.3.5 Legal

3.3.6 Environmental

3.4 SWOT Analysis

3.4.1 Strengths

3.4.2 Weakness

3.4.3 Opportunities

3.4.4 Threats

3.5 Y-O-Y Analyses

Chapter 4 Market Dynamics

4.1. Drivers

4.1.1 Rapid flourishing of the global oil and wine market

4.1.2 High operational value and cost efficiency

4.1.3 Increased trade amongst the BRICS nations

4.1.4 Rising demand for the longer shelf of the products under varying conditions

4.1.5 Increasing awareness and demand for sustainable packaging

4.2 Restraints

4.2.1 Prices of volatile raw materials

4.3 Opportunities

4.3.1 Growing commodity exports in BRICS

4.4 Challenges

4.4.1 Stringent rules and regulations

Chapter 5 Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market – By Type

5.1 Drums

5.1.1 Fibre drums

5.1.2 Plastic drums

5.1.3 Steel drums

5.1.4 Others

5.2 Material handling containers

5.2.1 Steel material handling containers

5.2.2 Plastic material handling containers

5.2.3 Others

5.3 Pails

5.3.1 Plastic Pails

5.3.2 Steel Pails

5.3.3 Others

5.4 Rigid intermediate bulk containers (RIBC)

5.4.1 Metal body RIBCs

5.4.2 Plastic body RIBCs

5.4.3 Others

5.5 Flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC)

5.6 Flexitanks

5.7 Bulk container liners

5.8 Others

Chapter 6 Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market – By End-user

6.1 Food & beverage

6.2 Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

6.3 Agricultural and horticulture products

6.4 Durable goods

6.5 Petroleum and lubricants

6.6 Others

Chapter 7 Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market – By Geography

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Europe

7.2.1 U.K.

7.2.2 Germany

7.2.3 France

7.2.4 Italy

7.2.5 Spain

7.2.6. Others

Chapter 8 Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market – Company Profiles

8.1 Trans Ocean Bulk Logistics

8.2 Braid Logistics

8.3 Sicom Containers

8.4 Plascon Bulk Packaging

8.5 Jumbo Bag Corporation

8.6 Element International

8.7 Boxon

8.8 IPL Plastics

8.9 FMC Technologies

8.10 Milliken Chemical

Chapter 9 Europe Bulk Container Packaging Market – Competitive Landscape

9.1. Market Share Analysis

9.2. Strategies Adopted by top companies

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Collaborations & Agreements

Chapter 10 Market Insights

10.1. Industry Experts Insights

10.2. Analysts Opinions

10.3. Investment Opportunities

Chapter 11 Appendix

11.1 List of Tables

11.2 List of Figures






  • Competitive Analysis in marketing and strategic management is an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and potential competitors.
  • Monitoring the external and internal factors which affect the market dynamics with the aid of PESTLE analysis.
  • The Regional and Global Variety is taken care of in the report.
  • Year on Year basis generation of revenue is studied.
  • Porter's Five Forces analyze the intensity of competition in an industry and its profitability level.
  • The overview and the sustainability of the market are analyzed through SWOT.
  • DROC is recognized in the current market scenario and see how its effect on market dynamics.
  • The segment-level analysis in terms of type and technology.
  • The value chain analysis, value that's created and captured by a company is the profit margin.Value
  • Created and Captured – Cost of Creating that Value = Margin
  • An executive summary consists of the whole report and the outcome is been given in the report to have brief knowledge about the report.
  • Basis on the depth of the study we approach using analytical tools
  • Expertise investment opportunities are given after analyzing the market to give the organization and the individual to have perfect knowledge about the market.


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