THE OUTLOOK FOR PACKAGING IN LUBRICANTS 2000
Commercial Automotive, Consumer Automotive, and Industrial Lubricants - United States -
KLINE & COMPANY, INC. OVERLOOK AT GREAT NOTCH 150 CLOVE ROAD PO BOX 410 LITTLE FALLS, NJ 07424-0410 (973) 435-6262 www.klinegroup.com
THE OUTLOOK FOR PACKAGING IN CONSUMER AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS 2000 is designed to provide subscribers with an accurate and independent assessment of how lubricant demand, packaging materials, manufacturing costs, and other issues are impacting the packaging of commercial automotive, consumer automotive, and industrial lubricants. Packaging has quickly become one of the keys to success in the consumer automotive lubricants market. This is due, in part, to the reality that it is difficult to differentiate products based on performance. Lubricant marketers see packaging as a means of standing out in an overcrowded field. Packaging trends are challenging lubricant marketers to rethink many of the traditional paradigms in the consumer automotive lubricants market and develop innovative shapes, sizes, colors, compositions, and other packaging elements. THE OUTLOOK FOR PACKAGING IN CONSUMER AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS 2000 is designed to assist lubricant marketers, packaging companies, and others in the value chain in this effort. OBJECTIVE The objective of THE OUTLOOK FOR PACKAGING IN CONSUMER AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS 2000 is to provide subscribers with the information and insights required to capitalize on packaging trends in the commercial automotive, consumer automotive, and industrial lubricants markets and grow their business.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. INTRODUCTION 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 8. MANUFACTURING COSTS 3. PACKAGING MATERIALS — By package type • Materials used • Options
7. MARKET DEVELOPMENTS AND AGENTS OF CHANGE
— By package type, 2000-2005 — By lubricant, 2000-2005
4. LUBRICANT DEMAND
— By product type and grade — By package (volume and value) • PCMO • ATF • Two-cycle engine oil • Gear oil • Grease • Other — By channel and package (DIY and DIFM) • Consumer • Commercial • Industrial
10. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
— By package type and size
11. LEADING PACKAGING MANUFACTURER PROFILES
— — — — — — — — — — — Caraustar Consolidated Container Company LLC Constar Graham Packaging Company Grief Brothers Corporation Lee Container Northstar Print Group Owens-Illinois Closure, Inc. Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Sonoco Products Corp. Other
5. CHANNEL ANALYSIS
Each channel analyzed will include details on business trends and developments impacting packaging demand. — — — — — — Mass merchants Auto parts stores New car dealers Quick lube centers Gas/service stations General repair garages
12. LEADING LUBRICANT MARKETER SUPPLIERS
— — — — — — — — — — 76 Lubricants Castrol Chevron CITGO Conoco Equilon Enterprises LLC ExxonMobil Corp. Pennzoil-Quaker State Phillips Petroleum Company Valvoline
6. CHANNEL PERCEPTIONS
THE OUTLOOK FOR PACKAGING IN CONSUMER AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS 2000
The study consists of approximately 250 pages of material organized into twelve sections, as shown in the Table of Contents. A brief description of each section follows:
This section is particularly important because it provides the foundation to assess and quantify the impact of packaging trends.
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