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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Packaging & Labeling Services

Overview: the U.S. Packaging & Labeling Services Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Packaging & Labeling Services: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Packaging & Labeling Services industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Telemarketing Services

Outbound Telemarketing Services

Packaging And Labeling Services

Resale Of Merchandise

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Packaging & Labeling Services company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Packaging & Labeling Services industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Packaging & Labeling Services measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7%
Business Operations Specialists 6%
Protective Service Occupations 8%
Sales and Related Occupations 8%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 30%
Information and Record Clerks 6%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 13%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5%
Production Occupations 9%
Other Production Occupations 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 17%
Material Moving Workers 13%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 12%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Packaging & Labeling Services Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • CGS Prepares for WestPack 2018 - ORIS Flex Pack // Web Visualizer – 2017 InterTech Award recipient ensures fast, easy and cost-effective production of high-quality proofs or mock-ups for packaging, flexibles and label design ... color consulting services to help customers create ... (01/11/2018)
  • Innovations Pushing the Growth of the Food Packaging Equipment Industry - Abbey Labels, a professional label printing company ... validation, loading, packaging, unloading, post packing inspection and additional value-added services, giving their customers only one source for all their manufacturing requirements. (01/11/2018)
  • Associated Labels launches HP Indigo 20000 digital printing press - The HP Indigo 20000 digital press doubles digital capacity for Associated Labels and Packaging, operating until now its digital services with two HP Indigo WS6800 digital presses. The 30-inch press will also allow the converter to deliver digitally printed ... (01/10/2018)
  • Beattie’s Distillery Redesigns Packaging - The labels and tamper evident seals were sourced through ... providing a broad range of packaging products and services to the liquor, wine, beer and food industries. The company’s products and services include expert consultation from design to ... (01/06/2018)
  • Packaging Printing Market Perceives Enormous Accruals with a Striking CAGR of ~5% by 2022 - The market is further driven by the rapid growth in packaging and labeling industries ... Reports (3R), Continuous-Feed Research (CFR), and Market Research & Consulting Services. MRFR team have supreme objective to provide the optimum quality market ... (01/05/2018)
  • Business Growth Spurs Lynx Labeling’s Plan for New Glasgow Plant - “We have been pleased to see the success and growth Lynx Labeling has experienced recently,” Mayor Doty said. “They have quietly grown into a strong and reputable partner in the food packaging industry ... and job placement services, reduced-cost ... (01/04/2018)
  • Paper & Paperboard Packaging Market: Technological Advancements, Evolving Industry Trends and Insights - ... are also used to make packaging labels, boxes, cartons and cardboard boxes. Companies engaged in paper and paperboard packaging solution are widening their offering from core product to consulting services to the end users for picking out the most ... (01/03/2018)
  • Blister Packaging Machinery - CVC Technologies, Inc. has grown to be one of the leading labeling and packaging ... and is validate-able... MSL Packaging & Fulfillment is a premier Contract Packaging Company and Contract Assembly Services provider that also specializes in outsourced ... (12/29/2017)
  • Global Pharmaceuticals Packaging Equipment Market - Analysis, Trends & Forecasts to 2023 - Report further covers segments of package type which includes primary packaging equipment, secondary packaging equipment and labeling and serialization ... to the increasing need for automated packaging services and increasing demand for integrated ... (12/29/2017)
  • Meal Kits Have a Packaging Problem - I tested four services and found that almost every meal was ... While many purveyors use some Earth-friendly packaging, and Blue Apron will provide shipping labels for sending back certain items, all that stuff had to be produced in the first place. (12/28/2017)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $61,492,183 on Packaging & Labeling Services. It has awarded 526 contracts to 58 companies, with an average value of $1,060,210 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Packaging & Labeling Services to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Packaging & Labeling Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Packaging & Labeling ServicesOpportunity/Threat
Business Service Centers Competing industry
Private Mail Centers Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Packaging & Labeling Services are less than those from Packaging & Labeling Services. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Packaging & Labeling Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Packaging & Labeling Services Product Sales Report

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Packaging services (except packing and crating for transportation), Product sterilization and packaging services, Blister packaging services, Skin blister packaging services, Shrink wrapping services, Folding and packaging services, textile and apparel, Cosmetic kit assembling and packaging services, Mounting merchandise on cards, Apparel folding and packaging services, Gift wrapping services, Labeling services, Textile folding and packaging services, Kit assembling and packaging services, etc.

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