Competition within the Metal Container Manufacturing industry has increased consistently since the turn of the century. The industry is now considered highly competitive, and industry operators are faced with increasing competition, both internally and externally. Internally, large operators are leveraging off their established scale economy advantages to outperform smaller players (who are exiting the industry in great numbers), but even the larger players are experiencing tougher times. External competition has been intensifying as the popularity of alternative packaging materials, such as plastics, has increased concurrently with technological advances in the products.This industry consists of firms that manufacture metal cans, canisters, drums, collapsible tubes or metal containers. This industry also includes firms that recondition metal drums.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.