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World Cap & Closure Market * (Millions of Dollars)
          % Annual Growth
  1999
2004
2009
2014
Apr-99
Sep-04
Item
           
             
Cap & Closure Sales (bil units)
942
1,135
1,385
1,660
3.8
4.1
cents/unit
1.8
1.8
1.87
1.93
0.0
0.8
             
Cap & Closure Sales (mil $)
$16,910
$20,450
$25,900
$32,100
3.9
4.8
North America
4,700
6,140
8,180
10,430
5.4
5.9
United States
3,710
4,920
6,540
8,220
5.8
5.9
Canada & Mexico
990
1,220
1,640
2,210
4.3
6.1
Western Europe
5,950
6,320
7,310
8,405
1.2
3.0
Asia Pacific
4,105
5,245
6,880
8,880
5.0
5.6
China
830
1,320
2,020
2,900
9.7
8.9
Japan
1,970
2,130
2,380
2,650
1.6
2.2
Other Asia Pacific
1,305
1,795
2,480
3,330
6.6
6.7
Other Regions
2,155
2,745
3,530
4,385
5.0
5.2
Latin America
945
1,175
1,555
1,965
4.5
5.8
Eastern Europe
505
680
860
1,065
6.1
4.8
Africa/Mideast
705
890
1,115
1,355
5.8
4.6
             
*Source:
The Freedonia Group, Inc.
           
United States Cap & Closure Sales By Market * (Millions of Units)
           
  1994
1999
2004
2009
2014
Item
         
           
Cap & Closure Sales (mil $)
$2,760
$3,710
$4,920
$6,540
$8,220
cents/unit
2.2
2.5
2.8
3.2
3.5
           
Cap & Closure Sales (mil units)
126,400
149,490
178,850
205,900
236,100
           
Beverages
59,330
75,970
96,900
114,000
133,000
Soft Drinks
17,480
23,480
29,700
34,200
39,100
Beer
24,480
27,800
31,650
33,250
35,550
Other
17,370
24,690
35,550
46,550
58,350
Food
23,930
25,910
29,060
33,080
37,740
Pharmaceuticals
9,670
10,850
12,600
14,470
16,450
Other
33,470
36,760
40,290
44,350
48,910
           
*Source:
The Freedonia Group, Inc.
         
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