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					CAPS AND CLOSURES                                                                                                                                                    MCP-1403
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                                                                                       CONTENTS
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY &                                                                        Pump (Dispensing) Closure...........................................II-10
   PRODUCT DEFINITIONS                                                                                Push-Pull (Dispensing) Closure.....................................II-10
                                                                                                      Toggle-Swing (Dispensing) Closure .............................II-11
                                                                                                      Trigger Sprayers (Dispensing) Closure .........................II-11
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY                                                                                 Valved (Dispensing) Closure.........................................II-11
                                                                                                      Linerless Closure...........................................................II-11
 1. Industry Overview ...................................................... II-1                     Plastic Caps for Dairy Applications...............................II-11
      Global Market Outlook .......................................................... II-1           Press-on Cap..................................................................II-11
      Current and Future Analysis................................................... II-1             Threaded Cap ................................................................II-12
        Review by Geographic Region ........................................... II-1                  Compression Liner ........................................................II-12
        Review by Product Segment............................................... II-2                 Milk Cap .......................................................................II-12
        Review by End Use Segment.............................................. II-2                  Other Plastic Closures ...................................................II-13
      Historic Review...................................................................... II-2    Metal Caps and Closures...................................................II-14
                                                                                                      Child – Proof Caps ........................................................II-14
 2. Market Dynamics ........................................................ II-3                     Non Child-Proof Caps ...................................................II-14
      Trends and Issues ................................................................... II-3      Child-Resistant Closure (CRC) .....................................II-14
        Right Closure – Key for Packaging .................................... II-3                   Continuous Thread Closure ...........................................II-14
        Swift Growth Ahead for Caps and Closures ....................... II-3                         Crown Closure ..............................................................II-15
        Convenient Closure Designs on Demand............................ II-3                         Lug Closure...................................................................II-15
        Plastic Closures: The Major Product Segment.................... II-3                          Screw Closures..............................................................II-15
        PP Leads Closure Market ................................................... II-4              Roll-On Closure ............................................................II-15
        Plastic Offers Most Freedom in Design .............................. II-4                     Tamper Band.................................................................II-16
        Emerging Applications Drive Demand for                                                        Tamper-Evident Closure ...............................................II-16
          Plastic Closures ............................................................... II-4         Steel Vacuum Button .................................................II-16
        Rubber: The Best Among Others........................................ II-4                      Aluminum Breakable Closure....................................II-16
        Beverages: The Major End-Use Segment ........................... II-4                         Tamper Evident Breakaway Band Closure....................II-16
        Wineries Get Attracted to Screwcaps ................................. II-5                    Tamper Evident Tear Band............................................II-16
        Synthetic Wine Closures Get Major Boost ......................... II-5                        Press-On/Twist-Off Closure ..........................................II-16
        Closures for Kids ................................................................ II-5       Vacuum Closure............................................................II-17
        Rising Intricacy in the Closures Market.............................. II-5                    Screw and Lug Caps......................................................II-17
        Innovative Technologies Reduce Closure Costs ................. II-5                           Spot Crown....................................................................II-17
        Active Oxygen Scavenging – The Latest in                                                      Other Metal Closures.....................................................II-17
          Closure Technology ........................................................ II-6          Other Caps and Closures...................................................II-18
        Caps and Closures as Marketing Tools ............................... II-6                     Cork...............................................................................II-18
        Closure Manufacturing Pressures ....................................... II-6                    Wine Corks ................................................................II-18
        Key Features for Closure Safety ......................................... II-6                     Synthetic Wine Cork ..............................................II-18
        Secondary Safety Features for Superior Capping................ II-7                                Regular Length (RL) Tapered Cork........................II-18
        Dispensing Closures Gain Popularity ................................. II-7                         Shorter Length (SL) Tapered Cork .........................II-18
          Overcap........................................................................... II-7
                                                                                                           Finger Pull Tapered Cork Stoppers.........................II-18
          Pinchproof Push-Pull Closure ......................................... II-7                      Personalized Custom Printed Cork Stoppers ..........II-18
        Demand Drivers for Closures ............................................. II-7                     Plastic Topped Corks..............................................II-18
        Consistent Closures Work Effectively with the Package .... II-8                                    Bark Top Corks ......................................................II-18
                                                                                                           Figurine Bottle Stoppers.........................................II-18
 3. Product Overview........................................................ II-9                     Rubber Caps ..................................................................II-19
      Closure – Definition............................................................... II-9          Silicone Rubber Caps.................................................II-19
      Types of Caps and Closures by Material Used....................... II-9                           EPDM Rubber Caps...................................................II-19
        Plastic Caps and Closures ................................................... II-9            Vinyl Caps.....................................................................II-19
          Press-On Closure............................................................. II-9            Vinyl Rubber Caps.....................................................II-19
          Non-Threaded ................................................................. II-9       Some More Types of Caps and Closures ..........................II-19
          Polyethylene Snap Cap.................................................... II-9              Deep Screw Cap ............................................................II-19
          Snap Fit Closure.............................................................. II-9         Friction Cap...................................................................II-19
          Snap-On Cap Closure...................................................... II-9              Cap Liners .....................................................................II-20
          Dispensing Closure ....................................................... II-10            Spout Cap......................................................................II-20
          Twist Open/Close (Dispensing) Closure ....................... II-10                         Stacker Cap ...................................................................II-20
          Flip-Top (Dispensing) Closure...................................... II-10                   Unlined Closure.............................................................II-20
          Hinged (Dispensing) Closure ........................................ II-10                  Valve Cap......................................................................II-20


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 4. Raw Materials ........................................................... II-21                         Crabtree & Evelyn Introduces Organic Product Line
                                                                                                              with Premium Closures.....................................................II-31
      Polypropylene – The Ideal Raw Material............................. II-21
      Homopolymers and Copolymers .......................................... II-21                          New Worldwide Website for Closure Solutions
                                                                                                              from Alcoa CSI.................................................................II-31
      HDPE and LDPE Injection Molding .................................... II-21
      Injection Molded Closures ................................................... II-22                   Rexam Closures Launches 38mm TIFF Closure ..................II-31
      Molded Plastic Closures....................................................... II-22                  Rexam Closures Unleashes 28mm Flat Cap .........................II-32
      Rigid Plastic Caps and Closures........................................... II-22                      Alcoa Unveils XT Closures..................................................II-32
      Thermoplastic Elastomers .................................................... II-22                   Sud-Chemie Adds Range of Caps and Closures ...................II-32
                                                                                                            Alcoa Develops Seal-MAX For Dairy Packaging ................II-32
 5. Caps and Closures - An End Use Analysis .............. II-23                                            Alcoa Unveils Alco-Lok Closure Line .................................II-33
      Novel Closures for Specific Applications ............................ II-23                           Alcoa Unveils Retort and Slider Zippers ..............................II-33
      End Use Segments ............................................................... II-23                BlackHawk Molding Unveils Super Quad Cap ....................II-33
        Beverages ......................................................................... II-23           Integra-Seal Improves 38mm Snap-on Cap ..........................II-33
          Cork and Synthetic Closures – Best for Wine ............... II-23                                 Elopak Introduces Pure-Cap.................................................II-33
            Cork........................................................................... II-24           Seaquist Unveils Heinz Trap Cap.........................................II-33
            Granulated Cork ........................................................ II-24                  ZapatA Introduces FlipSeal Polypropylene Closure .............II-33
            Crown Seal ................................................................ II-24               Nodor Launches New Dispenser-Adapter ............................II-34
            Screwcaps.................................................................. II-24               CCL Unveils Press-top Dispensing Closures........................II-34
            Plastic ........................................................................ II-24          Bericap Unveils Twist and Snap-on Closures.......................II-34
            Agglomerate Corks.................................................... II-24                     Airspray Unleashes New Pump Foamer/Dispenser ..............II-34
        Cosmetics and Toiletries................................................... II-24                   Carow Unleashes Universal Pump Adaptor..........................II-34
        Food.................................................................................. II-24        SeaquistPerfect introduces a Specialty Actuator...................II-35
          Growing Demand for Closures in the Dairy Market...... II-25                                       Rieke Packaging Develops Directional Spout ......................II-35
          Evolution of Dairy Container Caps ............................... II-25                           Canyon Launches T95 Trigger Sprayer................................II-35
        Household and Automotive Chemicals............................. II-25                               Tri-Seal Launches Induction Seals .......................................II-35
        Pharmaceuticals ................................................................ II-25              Rexam Introduces C-R Closure............................................II-35
        Other Applications ........................................................... II-25                Polytop Introduces Polycam PS-360 Closure .......................II-35
                                                                                                            The Kerr Group Unveils Deep-skirted Closure ....................II-36
 6. Insight into Select Closure Types............................. II-26                                    Sanner Launches Hinged Closure.........................................II-36
      Plasti-Twist Closure ............................................................. II-26              Phoenix Launches Buttress-Thread Cap...............................II-36
      Twist-Off Closures............................................................... II-26               Portola Packaging Develops Water-Bottle Caps...................II-36
      PT (Press-On Twist Off®) Closures..................................... II-26                          O. Berk Offers a range of Metal and Plastic Closures ..........II-36
      Combo Closure .................................................................... II-26              Fenton, Weber & Jones Packaging Offers a Range
      IDEAL Closure .................................................................... II-27                of Closures........................................................................II-36
                                                                                                            New Shake-and-Pour Caps Developed for
 7. Technological Breakthroughs/Innovations ............. II-28                                               Composite Cans ................................................................II-37
      ProCork Technology from Australia .................................... II-28                          M&M Industries Unleashes Resealable Screw-On Lid ........II-37
      Portola Introduces Fusion Cap ............................................. II-28
      Gardner Technologies Unveils MetaCork and                                                        9. Recent Industry Activity........................................... II-38
        MetaSeal Closures ............................................................ II-28                Crown Holdings Divests Plastic-Closures Business .............II-38
      MGS Develops Multi-Material Rotary Stack-                                                             AptarGroup to Acquire EP Spray System.............................II-38
        Mold System..................................................................... II-29              Alcoa Strikes a Deal with Kroger.........................................II-38
                                                                                                            Shivalik Closures Sets Up Bottle Caps
 8. Product Developments/Introductions ...................... II-30                                           Manufacturing Unit...........................................................II-38
      Amcor White Cap Introduces 63mm PT Closure                                                            CCL Takes Over CCL-Pachem ............................................II-38
        in Europe .......................................................................... II-30          CCL to Purchase Merroc’ Assets .........................................II-38
      Alcoa Introduces VinTegra .................................................. II-30                    Alcan Acquires Propack.......................................................II-38
      Amcor Unveils 40mm Band-Guard Closure......................... II-30                                  AptarGroup Takes Over MBF Developpement SAS ............II-39
      CROWN Closures Europe Introduces New                                                                  Owens-Illinois Divests Plastics Assets .................................II-39
        EuroCapper Machine ........................................................ II-30                   Saint-Gobain Establishes New Plant ....................................II-39
      CROWN Zeller Launches 24 Plastic Closures ..................... II-30                                 Integra Opens New Plant......................................................II-39
      Amcor Introduces 33mm Plasti-Twist® Cap ....................... II-30                                 Silgan Completes Acquisition of Amcor White Cap LLC....II-39
      Crown Launches New AquaGuard™ Plastic Closure .......... II-30                                        Amcor Acquires Schmalbach-Lubeca’s White Cap..............II-39
      Crown Rolls Out Two New Closures ................................... II-31                              Closure and PET Container Business................................II-39
      New Multipurpose Closures from BERICAP Group............ II-31                                        Kerr Group Acquires U.S. Packaging Businesses ................II-40
      Pago Launches New Plastic Packaging ................................ II-31                            Owens-Illinois Divests Closure Assets.................................II-40


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      Portola Purchases Tech Industries........................................ II-40            Table 6: World 20-Year Perspective for Caps and Closures
      Berry Purchases Landis........................................................ II-40       by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
      Berry Purchases Closure Assets ........................................... II-40           Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      Hindustan Seals Changes Name to Manaksia....................... II-41                      (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
      Risdon-AMS Inc. Shutters Danbury Facility........................ II-41                    Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
                                                                                                 corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-49
10. Focus on Global Key Players.................................... II-42                        Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
      Alcoa Closure Systems International, Inc. (USA) ................ II-42                     for Plastic Caps and Closures by Geographic Region – US,
      Amcor Limited (Australia)................................................... II-42         Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      AptarGroup (USA)............................................................... II-42      South America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed
      Berry Plastics (USA)............................................................ II-43     with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 2001
      Bericap GmbH & Co. (Germany)......................................... II-43                through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ..........II-50
      Bericap North America (Canada) ......................................... II-44             Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market
      Crown Holdings (USA)........................................................ II-44         Analysis for Plastic Caps and Closures by Geographic
      Kerr Group (USA) ............................................................... II-44     Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      Owens-Illinois Plastics Group (USA) .................................. II-44               (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
      Pelliconi & C. SpA (Italy).................................................... II-45       Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      Portola Packaging (USA) ..................................................... II-45        US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
      Phoenix Closures (USA) ...................................................... II-45        corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-50
      Silgan Closures (USA) ......................................................... II-46      Table 9: World Historic Market Review for Plastic Caps and
      SupremeCorq, Inc. (USA) .................................................... II-46         Closures by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Taensa (Ecuador) ................................................................. II-46   Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of
                                                                                                 World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
11. Global Market Perspective ....................................... II-47                      Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
                                                                                                 corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-51
      Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market
      Analysis for Caps and Closures by Geographic Region –                                      Table 10: World Historic Market Review for Plastic Caps
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),                                 and Closures by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan,
      South America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed                                     Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and
      with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 2001                                  Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).......... II-47                          Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
                                                                                                 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................II-51
      Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market
      Analysis for Caps and Closures by Geographic Region –                                      Table 11: World 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Caps and
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding                                         Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown
      Japan), South America and Rest of World Independently                                      of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million                                          (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World Markets
      for Years 2001 through 2010                                                                for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................ II-47                corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-52
                                                                                                 Table 12: World 20-Year Perspective for Plastic Caps and
      Table 3: World Historic Market Review for Caps and Closures                                Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of
      by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-                                    Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World                                 (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion                                 for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
      Units for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                                corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-52
      corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-48
                                                                                                 Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
      Table 4: World Historic Market Review for Caps and Closures                                for Metal Caps and Closures by Geographic Region – US,
      by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-                                    Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World                                 South America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$                                    with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 2001
      Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                              through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ..........II-53
      corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-48
                                                                                                 Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market
      Table 5: World 20-Year Perspective for Caps and Closures                                   Analysis for Metal Caps and Closures by Geographic
      by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit                                        Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding                               (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
      Japan), South America and Rest of World Markets                                            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-49           corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-53


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   Table 15: World Historic Market Review for Metal Caps and                          Table 24: World 20-Year Perspective for Other Caps and
   Closures by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,                         Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of
   Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of                          Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
   World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                          (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World Markets
   Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-54   corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-58
   Table 16: World Historic Market Review for Metal Caps and                          Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
   Closures by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,                         for Consumption of Caps and Closures in Beverage
   Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of                          Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan,
   World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                             Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America
   in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                               and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-54   Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
   Table 17: World 20-Year Perspective for Metal Caps and                             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................II-59
   Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of                            Table 26: World Historic Review for Consumption of Caps
   Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific                             and Closures in Beverage Applications by Geographic
   (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World Markets                         Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
   for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                        (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-55   Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
   Table 18: World 20-Year Perspective for Metal Caps and                             US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
   Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of                            corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-59
   Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific                           Table 27: World 20-Year Perspective for Consumption
   (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World Markets                         of Caps and Closures in Beverage Applications by
   for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                        Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-55   Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
   Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market                               (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
   Analysis for Other Caps and Closures by Geographic                                 Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
   Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific                                   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................II-60
   (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World                                 Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
   Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                for Consumption of Caps and Closures in Cosmetic &
   Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                Toiletry Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada,
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-56   Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America
   Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market                               and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual
   Analysis for Other Caps and Closures by Geographic Region –                        Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
   US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),                         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................II-61
   South America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed                             Table 29: World Historic Review for Consumption of
   with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001                            Caps and Closures in Cosmetic & Toiletry Applications by
   through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).......... II-56                  Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
   Table 21: World Historic Market Review for Other Caps and                          (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
   Closures by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,                         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
   Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of                          US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
   World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                          corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-61
   Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                Table 30: World 20-Year Perspective for Consumption
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-57   of Caps and Closures in Cosmetic & Toiletry Applications
   Table 22: World Historic Market Review for Other Caps and                          by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
   Closures by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,                         Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
   Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of                          (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
   World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                          Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
   US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                  corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-62
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-57
                                                                                      Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
   Table 23: World 20-Year Perspective for Other Caps and                             for Consumption of Caps and Closures in Food Applications
   Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown                               by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
   of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific                          Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and
   (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World Markets                         Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
   for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
   corresponding Graph/Chart) ............................................... II-58   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................II-63


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   Table 32: World Historic Review for Consumption of Caps                                            Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
   and Closures in Food Applications by Geographic Region –                                           Consumption of Caps and Closures in Other Applications by
   US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),                                         Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
   South America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed                                             (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World
   with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991                                            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
   through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).......... II-63                                  Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
                                                                                                      corresponding Graph/Chart)................................................II-69
   Table 33: World 20-Year Perspective for Consumption of
   Caps and Closures in Food Applications by Geographic                                               Table 41: World Historic Review for Consumption of Caps
   Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US,                                              and Closures in Other Applications by Geographic Region –
   Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),                                             US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
   South America and Rest of World Markets for Years                                                  South America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed
   1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                    with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991
   Graph/Chart) ....................................................................... II-64         through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ..........II-69
   Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis                                             Table 42: World 20-Year Perspective for Consumption of
   for Consumption of Caps and Closures in Household &                                                Caps and Closures in Other Applications by Geographic
   Automotive Chemical Applications by Geographic Region –                                            Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US,
   US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),                                         Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
   South America and Rest of World Independently                                                      South America and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991,
   Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million                                                  1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
   for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding                                                Graph/Chart)........................................................................II-70
   Graph/Chart) ....................................................................... II-65
   Table 35: World Historic Review for Consumption of Caps                                      III. MARKET
   and Closures in Household & Automotive Chemical                                               1. The United States ....................................................... III-1
   Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan,
   Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America                                              A. Market Analysis .............................................................. III-1
   and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual                                                   Market Outlook ............................................................. III-1
   Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                               Historic Review............................................................. III-1
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................ II-65                            Factors Influencing the US Caps and Closures
                                                                                                            Demand...................................................................... III-2
   Table 36: World 20-Year Perspective for Consumption
   of Caps and Closures in Household & Automotive                                                              Table 43: Leading Players in the US Caps and Closures
   Chemical Applications by Geographic Region – Percentage                                                     Market (2003 & 2004): Percentage Breakdown by
   Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,                                                    Value Sales for Crown Holdings, Owens-Illinois, Alcoa
   Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of                                                   Closures, Aptar Group, Silgan Closures, Saint Gobain-
   World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010                                                             Calmar, Portola Packaging, Kerr Group, Berry Plastics,
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................ II-66                                 Erie Plastics, and Others (includes corresponding
                                                                                                               Graph/Chart) ..............................................................III-2
   Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
   Consumption of Caps and Closures in Pharmaceutical                                                     Focus on the US Caps and Closures Market.................. III-2
   Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan,                                                 Product Launches .......................................................... III-3
   Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America                                                  Strategic Corporate Developments ................................ III-6
   and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual                                                   Focus on Key Players .................................................... III-8
   Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010                                                 Alcoa Closure Systems International, Inc. ................. III-8
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................ II-67                              AptarGroup ................................................................ III-9
   Table 38: World Historic Review for Consumption of                                                       Berry Plastics ............................................................. III-9
   Caps and Closures in Pharmaceutical Applications by                                                      Crown Holdings....................................................... III-10
   Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,                                                           Kerr Group............................................................... III-10
   Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), South America and                                                        Owens – Illinois Plastics Group ............................... III-10
   Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                                   Portola Packaging .................................................... III-10
   Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                                       Phoenix Closures ..................................................... III-11
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................ II-67                              Silgan Closures ........................................................ III-11
                                                                                                            SupremeCorq, Inc. ................................................... III-11
   Table 39: World 20-Year Perspective for Consumption
   of Caps and Closures in Pharmaceutical Applications                                                B. Market Analytics ........................................................... III-12
   by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar                                                    Table 44: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
   Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific                                                        Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Plastic, Metal,
   (excluding Japan), South America and Rest of World                                                       and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
   Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010                                                                Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 2001 through
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ................................ II-68                              2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)................III-12


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            Table 45: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for                                         Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
            Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Plastic, Metal,                                          Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
            and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual                                            for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
            Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through                                             Graph/Chart)................................................................III-18
            2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ...............III-12
                                                                                                            Table 54: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future
            Table 46: US Historic Review for Caps and Closures                                              Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
            by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                           Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                             with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001
            Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000                                                       through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..... III-19
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-13
                                                                                                            Table 55: Canadian Historic Review for Caps and
            Table 47: US Historic Review for Caps and Closures by                                           Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and Other
            Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                              Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                             Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000
            US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                                         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-19
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-13
                                                                                                            Table 56: Canadian Historic Review for Caps and
            Table 48: US 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                                   Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
            Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown                                              Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
            of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for                                         Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
            1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-20
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-14
                                                                                                            Table 57: Canadian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
            Table 49: US 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                                   Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
            Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown                                              of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
            of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                           1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
            for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                           Graph/Chart)................................................................III-20
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-14
                                                                                                            Table 58: Canadian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
            Table 50: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis                                             Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
            for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment – Beverages,                                           of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
            Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                            for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
            Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                                   corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-21
            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
            US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                               Table 59: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-15                        Analysis for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment –
                                                                                                            Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &
            Table 51: US Historic Review for Caps and Closures                                              Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other
            by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics &                                                     Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
            Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                             Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
            Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently                                                (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-22
            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
            Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                 Table 60: Canadian Historic Review for Caps and
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-15              Closures by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics
                                                                                                            & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
            Table 52: US 20-Year Perspective for Caps and Closures by                                       Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
            End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales                                           Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
            for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &                                        Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
            Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                        Graph/Chart)................................................................III-22
            for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-16              Table 61: Canadian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
                                                                                                            Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown
 2. Canada ...................................................................... III-17                    of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
                                                                                                            Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
      A. Market Analysis .............................................................III-17
                                                                                                            Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991, 1995,
          Market Overview .........................................................III-17                   2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)...III-23
          Historic Review............................................................III-17
          Strategic Corporate Developments ...............................III-17                 3. Japan ......................................................................... III-24
          Bericap North America – A Key Canadian Player .......III-18                                  A. Market Analysis ............................................................ III-24
      B. Market Analytics ............................................................III-18               Market Outlook ........................................................... III-24
            Table 53: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future                                               Historic Analysis ......................................................... III-24
            Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                            Product Launch ........................................................... III-24


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   B. Market Analytics ............................................................III-25    4. Europe....................................................................... III-30
        Table 62: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future                                          A. Market Analysis ............................................................ III-30
        Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                           Market Outlook ........................................................... III-30
        Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                               Regional Overview...................................................... III-30
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units                                           Product Segment Overview ......................................... III-30
        for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                         End Use Segment Overview........................................ III-30
        corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-25                      Historic Review........................................................... III-30
        Table 63: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future                                              Closure Production in Western Europe........................ III-30
        Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                           Push-pull Closures to Witness higher Growth Rates ... III-31
        Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
                                                                                                           Table 71: Western European Closures Market (2004):
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
                                                                                                           Percentage Share by Value Sales for Crown/Twist crown
        for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
                                                                                                           caps, Tamper-Evident Screw Closures, Standard Screw
        corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-25
                                                                                                           Closures, ROPP Caps, and Others (includes
        Table 64: Japanese Historic Review for Caps and                                                    corresponding Graph/Chart) ....................................III-31
        Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
                                                                                                      Product Launches .........................................................III-31
        Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991                                             B. Market Analytics ........................................................... III-32
        through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                            Table 72: European Recent Past, Current & Future
        Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-26              Market Analysis for Caps and Closures by Geographic
        Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for Caps and                                                 Region – France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom,
        Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and Other                                          Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Independently
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                                Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                              for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-26                             corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-32

        Table 66: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Caps                                                 Table 73: European Recent Past, Current & Future
        and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                                    Market Analysis for Caps and Closures by Geographic
        Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                           Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK,Spain, Russia,
        Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                   and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed with
        corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-27                        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
                                                                                                        2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
        Table 67: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                             Graph/Chart)................................................................III-33
        Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
        of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                           Table 74: European Historic Market Review for Caps
        for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                           and Closures by Geographic Region – France, Germany,
        corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-27                        Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
                                                                                                        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Table 68: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future                                                Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
        Analysis for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment –                                             corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-33
        Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &
        Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other                                                Table 75: European Historic Market Review for Caps
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                                and Closures by Geographic Region – France, Germany,
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010                                              Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-28                             Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
                                                                                                        US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
        Table 69: Japanese Historic Review for Caps and                                                 corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-34
        Closures by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics
        & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                           Table 76: European 20-Year Perspective for Caps
        Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently                                                and Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for                                           Breakdown of Unit Sales for France, Germany, Italy,
        Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                 United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
        Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-28              Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
                                                                                                        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-34
        Table 70: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
        Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown                                               Table 77: European 20-Year Perspective for Caps
        of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,                                          and Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage
        Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                                         Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy,
        Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,                                                    United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
        1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                       Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
        Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-29              (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-35


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    Table 78: European Recent Past, Current & Future                                     4a. France ....................................................................... III-41
    Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                         A. Market Analysis ............................................................ III-41
    Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
                                                                                                    Outlook ....................................................................... III-41
    Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
    for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                           Historic Review........................................................... III-41
    corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-36                    B. Market Analytics ........................................................... III-42
    Table 79: European Recent Past, Current & Future                                                  Table 87: French Recent Past, Current & Future
    Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                               Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
    Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                                   Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
    Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million                                                 Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
    for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                             for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
    corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-36                          corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-42
    Table 80: European Historic Review for Caps and                                                   Table 88: French Recent Past, Current & Future
    Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal,                                                      Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
    and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                     Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
    Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years                                                   Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
    1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                         for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
    Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-37                corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-42
    Table 81: European Historic Review for Caps and                                                   Table 89: French Historic Review for Caps and
    Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and                                                  Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
    Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                         Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
    Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years                                                     Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991
    1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                         through 2000 (includes corresponding
    Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-37                Graph/Chart)................................................................III-43
    Table 82: European 20-Year Perspective for Caps                                                   Table 90: French Historic Review for Caps and
    and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                                      Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal,
    Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                             and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
    Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                     Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
    corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-38                          1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                      Graph/Chart)................................................................III-43
    Table 83: European 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
    Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown                                                Table 91: French 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
    of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                             Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
    for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                             of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
    corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-38                          1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                      Graph/Chart)................................................................III-44
    Table 84: European Recent Past, Current & Future
    Analysis for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment –                                               Table 92: French 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
    Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household                                                Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
    & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other                                                of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
    Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                                  1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
    Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010                                                Graph/Chart)................................................................III-44
    (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-39
                                                                                                      Table 93: French Recent Past, Current & Future
    Table 85: European Historic Review for Caps and                                                   Analysis for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment –
    Closures by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics                                                Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household
    & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                                        & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and
    Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                                     Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
    Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                               Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001
    US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                                           through 2010 (includes corresponding
    (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-39                               Graph/Chart)................................................................III-45
    Table 86: European 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                               Table 94: French Historic Review for Caps and Closures
    Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown                                                 by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
    of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,                                            Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
    Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                                           Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
    Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,                                                      Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
    1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                         Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
    Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-40                Graph/Chart)................................................................III-45


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            Table 95: French 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                                 Table 103: German Historic Review for Caps and
            Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown                                                 Closures by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics
            of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,                                            & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
            Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                                           Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
            Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,                                                      Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
            1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                         Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-46                Graph/Chart)................................................................III-52
                                                                                                              Table 104: German 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
4b. Germany ................................................................... III-47                        Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown
       A. Market Analysis .............................................................III-47                 of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
           Market Overview .........................................................III-47                    Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
           Historic Analysis..........................................................III-47                  Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,
           Bericap GmbH & Co. – A Key German Player............III-47                                         1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
           Product Launch ............................................................III-48                  Graph/Chart)................................................................III-53
       B. Market Analytics ............................................................III-48
                                                                                                 4c. Italy ........................................................................... III-54
            Table 96: German Recent Past, Current & Future
            Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                         A. Market Analysis ............................................................ III-54
            Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                                 Outlook ....................................................................... III-54
            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units                                             Historic Review........................................................... III-54
            for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                           Pelliconi & C. SpA – A Key Player ............................ III-54
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-48                    B. Market Analytics ........................................................... III-55
            Table 97: German Recent Past, Current & Future                                                    Table 105: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future
            Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                               Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
            Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                                   Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million                                                 Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
            for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                             for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-49                          corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-55
            Table 98: German Historic Review for Caps and                                                     Table 106: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future
            Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and                                                  Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
            Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual                                                  Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
            Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991                                                     Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
            through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                              for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-49                corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-55
            Table 99: German Historic Review for Caps and Closures                                            Table 107: Italian Historic Review for Caps and
            by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                             Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                               Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
            US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                                 Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-50                          through 2000 (includes corresponding
            Table 100: German 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                                Graph/Chart)................................................................III-56
            Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown                                                Table 108: Italian Historic Review for Caps and
            of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for                                           Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
            1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                   Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-50                Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991
                                                                                                              through 2000 (includes corresponding
            Table 101: German 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
                                                                                                              Graph/Chart)................................................................III-56
            Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
            of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for                                         Table 109: Italian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
            1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                   Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-51                Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and
                                                                                                              Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
            Table 102: German Recent Past, Current & Future
                                                                                                              (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-57
            Analysis for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment –
            Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &                                              Table 110: Italian 20-Year Perspective for Caps
            Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other                                                  and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
            Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                                  Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and
            Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010                                                Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-52                               (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-57


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           Table 111: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis                                         Table 119: UK 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
           for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment – Beverages,                                             Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
           Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                              of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
           Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                                     1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
           Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                               Graph/Chart)................................................................III-63
           US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
                                                                                                             Table 120: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
           (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-58
                                                                                                             for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment – Beverages,
           Table 112: Italian Historic Review for Caps and                                                   Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive
           Closures by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics &                                              Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets
           Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                               Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
           Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently                                                  US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
           Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for                                             corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-64
           Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                             Table 121: UK Historic Review for Caps and Closures
           Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-58
                                                                                                             by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
           Table 113: Italian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                               Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
           Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown                                                 Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
           of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,                                            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
           Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                                           Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
           Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,                                                      Graph/Chart)................................................................III-64
           1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                             Table 122: UK 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
           Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-59
                                                                                                             Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown
                                                                                                             of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
4d. The United Kingdom................................................ III-60                                Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
      A. Market Analysis............................................................. III-60                 Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,
          Market Overview .........................................................III-60                    1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
          Historic Review............................................................III-60                  Graph/Chart)................................................................III-65
          The UK Wine Market: A Shift from Cork to
              Artificial Closures .................................................III-60       4e. Spain.......................................................................... III-66
      B. Market Analytics ............................................................III-61           A. Market Analysis ............................................................ III-66
           Table 114: UK Recent Past, Current & Future                                                     Market Outlook ........................................................... III-66
           Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                             A Historic Review....................................................... III-66
           Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                             B. Market Analytics ............................................................III-67
           Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
                                                                                                             Table 123: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future
           for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
                                                                                                             Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
           corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-61
                                                                                                             Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
           Table 115: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis                                              Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
           for Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Plastic,                                               for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
           Metal, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed                                                   corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-67
           with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
                                                                                                             Table 124: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future
           2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                             Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
           Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-61
                                                                                                             Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
           Table 116: UK Historic Review for Caps and Closures by                                            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
           Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                                for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
           Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                               corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-67
           Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
                                                                                                             Table 125: Spanish Historic Review for Caps and
           corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-62
                                                                                                             Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
           Table 117: UK Historic Review for Caps and Closures by                                            Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
           Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                                Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000
           Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                               (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-68
           US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
           corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-62                          Table 126: Spanish Historic Review for Caps and
                                                                                                             Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
           Table 118: UK 20-Year Perspective for Caps and Closures                                           Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
           by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales                                           Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991
           for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for 1991, 1995,                                             through 2000 (includes corresponding
           2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)......III-63                                      Graph/Chart)................................................................III-68


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            Table 127: Spanish 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                               Table 135: Russian Historic Review for Caps and
            Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown                                                Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and
            of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for                                           Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
            1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                   Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-69                (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-74
            Table 128: Spanish 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                               Table 136: Russian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
            Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown                                                Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
            of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for                                         of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
            1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                   1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-69                Graph/Chart)................................................................III-75
            Table 129: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future                                                  Table 137: Russian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
            Analysis for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment –                                               Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
            Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &                                              of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
            Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other                                                  1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
            Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                                  Graph/Chart)................................................................III-75
            Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
                                                                                                              Table 138: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-70
                                                                                                              Analysis for Caps and Closures by End-Use Segment –
            Table 130: Spanish Historic Review for Caps and                                                   Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &
            Closures by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics                                                Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other
            & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                             Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
            Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently                                                  Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million                                                 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-76
            for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
                                                                                                              Table 139: Russian Historic Review for Caps and
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-70
                                                                                                              Closures by End-Use Segment - Beverages, Cosmetics
            Table 131: Spanish 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                               & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
            Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown                                                 Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
            of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,                                            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
            Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                                           for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
            Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991, 1995,                                                corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-76
            2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                              Table 140: Russian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-71
                                                                                                              Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown
                                                                                                              of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
4f. Russia ........................................................................ III-72                    Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
       A. Market Analysis............................................................. III-72                 Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,
           Market Overview .........................................................III-72                    1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
           Historic Review............................................................III-72                  Graph/Chart)................................................................III-77
       B. Market Analytics ............................................................III-73
                                                                                                 4g. Rest of Europe .......................................................... III-78
            Table 132: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future
                                                                                                        A. Market Analysis ............................................................ III-78
            Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –
            Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                                 Outlook ....................................................................... III-78
            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units                                             A Historic Review....................................................... III-78
            for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                           Product Launch ........................................................... III-78
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-73                    B. Market Analytics ........................................................... III-79
            Table 133: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future                                                  Table 141: Rest of Europe Market for Caps and Closures–
            Analysis for Caps and Closures by Product Segment –                                               Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product Segment
            Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                                   for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
            Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million                                                 Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units
            for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                             for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-73                          corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-79
            Table 134: Russian Historic Review for Caps and                                                   Table 142: Rest of Europe Market for Caps and Closures–
            Closures by Product Segment –Plastic, Metal, and                                                  Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
            Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual                                                  Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
            Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991                                                     Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
            through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                              in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-74                (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-79


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            Table 143: Rest of Europe Market for Caps and Closures–                                Table 151: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
            Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,                                 Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis by
            and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                          Geographic Region for China, India, and Rest of Asia-
            Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991                                   Pacific Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
            through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80                           Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
                                                                                                   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-86
            Table 144: Rest of Europe Market for Caps and Closures–
            Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,                                 Table 152: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
            and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                          Historic Review by Geographic Region for China, India,
            Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991                                     and Rest of Asia-Pacific Independently Analyzed with
            through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80                           Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991
            Table 145: Rest of Europe 20-Year Perspective for                                      through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..... III-87
            Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                      Table 153: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
            Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                  Historic Review by Geographic Region for China, India,
            Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                          and Rest of Asia-Pacific Independently Analyzed with
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-81               Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991
            Table 146: Rest of Europe 20-Year Perspective for                                      through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..... III-87
            Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                      Table 154: Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for Caps
            Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                and Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage
            Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                          Breakdown of Unit Sales for China, India, and Rest of Asia-
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-81               Pacific Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
            Table 147: Rest of Europe Market for Caps and Closures–                                (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-88
            Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by End-Use                                      Table 155: Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for Caps
            Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,                                   and Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage
            Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,                                     Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India, and
            and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                          Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 1991, 1995,
            Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years                                          2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ..... III-88
            2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-82     Table 156: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
                                                                                                   Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
            Table 148: Rest of Europe Market for Caps and Closures -                               Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
            Historic Review by End-Use Segment for Beverages,                                      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
            Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                   Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010
            Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                          (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-89
            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
            US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                      Table 157: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
            corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-82               Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
                                                                                                   Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
            Table 149: Rest of Europe 20-Year Perspective for                                      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
            Caps and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage                                       in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
            Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics &                                   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-89
            Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
            Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,                                           Table 158: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
            1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                              Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,
            Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-83     and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
                                                                                                   Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years
 5. Asia-Pacific ............................................................... III-84            1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
      A. Market Analysis .............................................................III-84       Graph/Chart)................................................................III-90
          Outlook ........................................................................III-84   Table 159: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
          Historic Review............................................................III-84        Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,
          Product Launches .........................................................III-84         and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
          Strategic Corporate Developments ...............................III-85                   Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991
      B. Market Analytics............................................................ III-86       through 2000 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                   Graph/Chart)................................................................III-90
            Table 150: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–
            Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis by                                       Table 160: Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for
            Geographic Region for China, India, and Rest of Asia-                                  Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
            Pacific Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                       Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other
            Figures in Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010                                   Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-86                    corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-91


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             Table 161: Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for                                                     Table 169: Chinese 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
             Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                                   Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
             Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                             of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
             Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                       1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
             corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-91                            Graph/Chart)................................................................III-97
             Table 162: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures–                                               Table 170: Chinese 20-Year Perspective for Caps
             Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by End-Use                                                   and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
             Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,                                                Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and
             Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,                                                  Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
             and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-97
             Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
             2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding                                                           Table 171: Chinese Market for Caps and Closures–
             Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-92                  Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by End-Use
                                                                                                                 Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,
             Table 163: Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and Closures -                                              Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,
             Historic Review by End-Use Segment for Beverages,                                                   and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
             Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                                Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
             Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                                       2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
             Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                                 Graph/Chart)................................................................III-98
             US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
             corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-92                            Table 172: Chinese Market for Caps and Closures -
                                                                                                                 Historic Review by End-Use Segment for
             Table 164: Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for Caps                                                Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,
             and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage                                                         Household & Automotive Chemicals,
             Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics                                                  Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets
             & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                               Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
             Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,                                                        Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through
             1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding                                                           2000 (includes corresponding
             Graph/Chart) ...............................................................III-93                  Graph/Chart)...........................................................III-98

5a. China ......................................................................... III-94                       Table 173: Chinese 20-Year Perspective for
                                                                                                                 Caps and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage
       A. Market Analysis .............................................................III-94                    Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics
           Outlook ........................................................................III-94                & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive
           Historic Review............................................................III-94                     Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets
       B. Market Analytics............................................................ III-95                    for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
                                                                                                                 corresponding Graph/Chart)........................................III-99
             Table 165: Chinese Market for Caps and Closures–
             Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
             Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                          5b. India ........................................................................ III-100
             Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                               A. Market Analysis ........................................................... III-100
             in Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010                                                       Outlook ..................................................................... III-100
             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-95                                Historic Review......................................................... III-100
             Table 166: Chinese Market for Caps and Closures–                                                   Indian Market for Caps and Closures –
             Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product                                                    An Overview.......................................................... III-100
             Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                                      Strategic Corporate Development.............................. III-101
             Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                               B. Market Analytics ..........................................................III-101
             in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
                                                                                                                 Table 174: Indian Market for Caps and Closures–
             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-95
                                                                                                                 Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
             Table 167: Chinese Market for Caps and Closures–                                                    Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
             Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,                                              Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
             and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                       in Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010
             Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991                                                (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-101
             through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-96
                                                                                                                 Table 175: Indian Market for Caps and Closures–
             Table 168: Chinese Market for Caps and Closures–                                                    Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
             Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and                                          Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
             Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                              Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
             Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                                  in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ........................III-96                                 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-102


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            Table 176: Indian Market for Caps and Closures–                                                   Table 184: Rest of Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and
            Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,                                            Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by
            and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                     Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
            Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991                                              Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
            through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                              Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
            Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-102                 corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-108
            Table 177: Indian Market for Caps and Closures– Historic                                          Table 185: Rest of Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and
            Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                           Closures– Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic,
            Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                          Metal, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
            in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                              Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991
            corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-103                           through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......III-109
            Table 178: Indian 20-Year Perspective for Caps                                                    Table 186: Rest of Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and
            and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                                      Closures– Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic,
            Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and                                                   Metal, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
            Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010                                                         Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-103                                through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......III-109
            Table 179: Indian 20-Year Perspective for Caps                                                    Table 187: Rest of Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for
            and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                                      Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
            Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and                                                 Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other
            Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010                                                         Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-104                                corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-110
            Table 180: Indian Market for Caps and Closures–                                                   Table 188: Rest of Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for
            Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by End-Use                                                 Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
            Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,                                              Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and
            Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,                                                Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
            and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                     (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-110
            Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
            2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding                                                         Table 189: Rest of Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and
            Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-105                 Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by
                                                                                                              End-Use Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
            Table 181: Indian Market for Caps and Closures -                                                  Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
            Historic Review by End-Use Segment for Beverages,                                                 Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
            Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                              Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
            Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                                     Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                               Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-111
            US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
            corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-105                           Table 190: Rest of Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and
                                                                                                              Closures - Historic Review by End-Use Segment for
            Table 182: Indian 20-Year Perspective for Caps and                                                Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &
            Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown                                                 Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other
            of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,                                            Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
            Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                                           Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
            Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,                                                      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-111
            1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
            Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-106                 Table 191: Rest of Asia-Pacific 20-Year Perspective for
                                                                                                              Caps and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage
5c. Rest of Asia-Pacific ................................................ III-107                             Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics &
       A. Market Analysis........................................................... III-107                  Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
                                                                                                              Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991, 1995,
           Outlook ......................................................................III-107
                                                                                                              2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).......III-112
           Historic Review..........................................................III-107
           Amcor Limited (Australia)- A Key Player .................III-107                        6. South America ........................................................ III-113
       B. Market Analytics.......................................................... III-108            A. Market Analysis .......................................................... III-113
            Table 183: Rest of Asia-Pacific Market for Caps and                                             Outlook ..................................................................... III-113
            Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by                                             Analysis by Region/Country ..................................... III-113
            Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                           Analysis by Product Segment.................................... III-113
            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                                Analysis by End-Use ................................................. III-113
            in Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010                                                    Historic Review......................................................... III-113
            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-108                              Product Launch ......................................................... III-114


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   B. Market Analytics.......................................................... III-114                 Table 201: South American Market for Caps and
                                                                                                         Closures– Historic Review by Product Segment for
        Table 192: South American Market for Caps and
                                                                                                         Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently
        Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Market
                                                                                                         Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
        Analysis by Geographic Region for Brazil, Mexico,
                                                                                                         for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
        and Rest of South America Independently Analyzed
                                                                                                         corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-119
        with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years
        2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding                                                        Table 202: South American 20-Year Perspective for
        Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-114                Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
                                                                                                         Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other
        Table 193: South American Market for Caps and
                                                                                                         Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
        Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Market
                                                                                                         corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-120
        Analysis by Geographic Region for Brazil, Mexico and
        Rest of South America Independently Analyzed with                                                Table 203: South American 20-Year Perspective for
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001                                               Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
        through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......III-115                                  Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other
                                                                                                         Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes
        Table 194: South American Market for Caps and
                                                                                                         corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-120
        Closures– Historic Review by Geographic Region for
        Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of South America                                                        Table 204: South American Market for Caps and
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                                 Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by
        in Billion Units for Years 1991 through 2000                                                     End-Use Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries,
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-115                               Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
                                                                                                         Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
        Table 195: South American Market for Caps and
                                                                                                         Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
        Closures– Historic Review by Geographic Region for
                                                                                                         for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
        Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of South America Independently
                                                                                                         corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-121
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                  Table 205: South American Market for Caps and
        Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-116                Closures - Historic Review by End-Use Segment for
                                                                                                         Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household
        Table 196: South American 20-Year Perspective for
                                                                                                         & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other
        Caps and Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage
                                                                                                         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Breakdown of Unit Sales for Brazil, Mexico, and
                                                                                                         Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
        Rest of South America Markets for Years 1991,
                                                                                                         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-121
        1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-116                Table 206: South American 20-Year Perspective for
                                                                                                         Caps and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage
        Table 197: South American 20-Year Perspective for
                                                                                                         Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics
        Caps and Closures by Geographic Region – Percentage
                                                                                                         & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
        Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil, Mexico, and
                                                                                                         Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,
        Rest of South America Markets for Years 1991,
                                                                                                         1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
        1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                         Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-122
        Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-117
        Table 198: South American Market for Caps and Closures–                             6a. Brazil ....................................................................... III-123
        Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product Segment                                  A. Market Analysis ...........................................................III-123
        for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                            Outlook ..................................................................... III-123
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units                                            Historic Review......................................................... III-123
        for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes                                                      B. Market Analytics ......................................................... III-124
        corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-118
                                                                                                         Table 207: Brazilian Market for Caps and Closures–
        Table 199: South American Market for Caps and                                                    Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
        Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by                                              Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
        Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                                 in Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010
        in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010                                                       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-124
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-118
                                                                                                         Table 208: Brazilian Market for Caps and Closures–
        Table 200: South American Market for Caps and Closures–                                          Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
        Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,                                           Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
        and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual                                             Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991 through                                            in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
        2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .............III-119                                   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-124


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             Table 209: Brazilian Market for Caps and Closures–                                                Table 217: Mexican Market for Caps and Closures–
             Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,                                            Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
             and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                     Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
             Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991                                              Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
             through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                              US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
             Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-125                 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-130
             Table 210: Brazilian Market for Caps and Closures–                                                Table 218: Mexican Market for Caps and Closures–
             Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,                                            Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic,
             and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                     Metal, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
             Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years                                                     with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years
             1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding                                                         1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
             Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-125                 Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-131
             Table 211: Brazilian 20-Year Perspective for Caps                                                 Table 219: Mexican Market for Caps and Closures–
             and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                                      Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic,
             Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                             Metal, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
             Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                     with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
             corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-126                           1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                               Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-131
             Table 212: Brazilian 20-Year Perspective for Caps
             and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                                      Table 220: Mexican 20-Year Perspective for Caps
             Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and                                                 and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
             Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010                                                         Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and
             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-126                                Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
                                                                                                               (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-132
             Table 213: Brazilian Market for Caps and Closures–
             Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by End-Use                                                 Table 221: Mexican 20-Year Perspective for Caps
             Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,                                              and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
             Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,                                                Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and
             and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with                                                     Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
             Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years                                                     (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-132
             2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                               Table 222: Mexican Market for Caps and Closures–
             Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-127
                                                                                                               Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by End-Use
             Table 214: Brazilian Market for Caps and Closures -                                               Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,
             Historic Review by End-Use Segment for Beverages,                                                 Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,
             Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                              and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
             Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                                     Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
             Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                                  2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
             in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                                        Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-133
             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-127                                Table 223: Mexican Market for Caps and Closures -
             Table 215: Brazilian 20-Year Perspective for Caps                                                 Historic Review by End-Use Segment for Beverages,
             and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage                                                       Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive
             Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics                                                Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets
             & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive                                                        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
             Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets                                                     US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
             for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-133
             corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-128                           Table 224: Mexican 20-Year Perspective for Caps
6b. Mexico ..................................................................... III-129                       and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage
                                                                                                               Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics
       A. Market Analysis ...........................................................III-129
                                                                                                               & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,
           Outlook ......................................................................III-129               Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991,
           Historic Review..........................................................III-129                    1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
       B. Market Analytics ..........................................................III-130                   Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-134
             Table 216: Mexican Market for Caps and Closures–
                                                                                                   6c. Rest of South America ........................................... III-135
             Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
             Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                               A. Market Analysis ...........................................................III-135
             Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures                                                Outlook ..................................................................... III-135
             in Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010                                                    Historic Review......................................................... III-135
             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-130                              Taensa (Ecuador) – A Key Player ............................. III-135


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   B. Market Analytics ..........................................................III-136    7. Rest of World.......................................................... III-141
        Table 225: Rest of South American Market for Caps and                                    A. Market Analysis .......................................................... III-141
        Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by                                          Outlook ..................................................................... III-141
        Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                        Historic Review......................................................... III-141
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                      B. Market Analytics ..........................................................III-142
        Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010
                                                                                                       Table 234: Rest of World Market for Caps and Closures–
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-136
                                                                                                       Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
        Table 226: Rest of South American Market for Caps and                                          Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
        Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by                                            Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets                                          Billion Units for Years 2001 through 2010
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in                                            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-142
        US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010                                                        Table 235: Rest of World Market for Caps and Closures–
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-136                             Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Product
        Table 227: Rest of South American Market for Caps                                              Segment for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets
        and Closures– Historic Review by Product Segment                                               Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                            in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units                                            (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-142
        for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                                          Table 236: Rest of World Market for Caps and Closures–
        corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-137                        Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal,
        Table 228: Rest of South American Market for Caps                                              and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
        and Closures– Historic Review by Product Segment                                               Annual Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 1991
        for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets Independently                                            through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)...III-143
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million                                              Table 237: Rest of World Market for Caps and Closures–
        for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes                                                          Historic Review by Product Segment for Plastic, Metal, and
        corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-137                        Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Table 229: Rest of South American 20-Year Perspective                                          Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
        for Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage                                          (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-143
        Breakdown of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                          Table 238: Rest of World 20-Year Perspective for Caps
        Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                  and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
        corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-138                        of Unit Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
                                                                                                       1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
        Table 230: Rest of South American 20-Year Perspective
                                                                                                       Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-144
        for Caps and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage
        Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other                                        Table 239: Rest of World 20-Year Perspective for Caps
        Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes                                                  and Closures by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown
        corresponding Graph/Chart)......................................III-138                        of Dollar Sales for Plastic, Metal, and Other Markets for
                                                                                                       1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding
        Table 231: Rest of South American Market for Caps                                              Graph/Chart)..............................................................III-144
        and Closures– Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        by End-Use Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics &                                                  Table 240: Rest of World Market for Caps and Closures–
        Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                            Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by End-Use
                                                                                                       Segment for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,
        Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets Independently
                                                                                                       Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
                                                                                                       Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
                                                                                                       Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010
        Graph/Chart) .............................................................III-139              (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-145
        Table 232: Rest of South American Market for Caps                                              Table 241: Rest of World Market for Caps and Closures -
        and Closures - Historic Review by End-Use Segment for                                          Historic Review by End-Use Segment for Beverages,
        Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household &                                           Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive
        Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other                                               Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales                                               Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000                                             US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-139                             (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-145
        Table 233: Rest of South American 20-Year Perspective for                                      Table 242: Rest of World 20-Year Perspective for Caps and
        Caps and Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage                                               Closures by End Use Segment– Percentage Breakdown of
        Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics &                                           Dollar Sales for Beverages, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food,
        Toiletries, Food, Household & Automotive Chemicals,                                            Household & Automotive Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals,
        Pharmaceuticals, and Other Markets for 1991, 1995,                                             and Other Markets for 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010
        2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).......III-140                                 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) ......................III-146


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IV. COMPETITION
 1.   AB Cerbo (Sweden)................................................................ IV-1         25.   Anazé (Portugal) ................................................................... IV-49
 2.   AB Modulpac (Sweden).......................................................... IV-2            26.   Anchor Plastics Pty., Ltd. (Australia).................................... IV-50
 3.   ABA Packaging Corporation (USA)....................................... IV-3                    27.   Aotea Plastics Industries Ltd. (New Zealand) ....................... IV-50
 4.   Afflerbach Bödenpresserei GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany)..... IV-4                                  28.   APM, Inc. (USA) .................................................................. IV-51
 5.   Agriplas Benelux SA (Belgium) ............................................. IV-4               29.   Aptargroup, Inc (USA).......................................................... IV-52
 6.   Aircos (France) ....................................................................... IV-5                Table 248: Half Yearly Sales Analysis:
 7.   AK Vaerktoj & Plastfabrik I/S (Denmark).............................. IV-5                                  2004-2005 (H1) (In US$ million) ................................. IV-52
 8.   Albiplast AG (Switzerland)..................................................... IV-5
                                                                                                                  Table 249: Half-Yearly Sales Analysis by Segment:
 9.   Alcan, Inc. (Canada) ............................................................... IV-6                   2004-2005 (H1) (In US$ million) ................................. IV-53
             Table 243: First Quarter Sales Analysis:
                                                                                                                  Table 250: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004
             2004-2005 (Q1) (In US$ million)................................... IV-8
                                                                                                                  (In US$ million) ........................................................... IV-53
             Table 244: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004
             (In US$ million) ............................................................. IV-8                  Table 251: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2003-2004
                                                                                                                  (In US$ million) ........................................................... IV-53
      Alcan Packaging (Puerto Rico)......................................... IV-13
      Alcan Packaging (Puerto Rico)......................................... IV-14                                Table 252: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment:
                                                                                                                  2003-2004 (In US$ million) ......................................... IV-53
      Alcan Packaging Tscheulin-Rothal GmbH (Germany) ..... IV-16
      MT Packaging (France) .................................................... IV-17                            Table 253: Annual Sales by Geographic Region:
      Techpack Group (France) ................................................. IV-17                             2003-2004 (In US$ million) ......................................... IV-53
10. Alcoa, Inc. (USA) ................................................................. IV-19                     Table 254: Annual Sales Analysis by Product:
             Table 245: Half Yearly Sales Analysis:                                                               2003-2004 (In US$ million) ......................................... IV-54
             2004-2005 (H1) (In US$ million)................................. IV-21                  30.   Arrowpak, Inc. (USA)........................................................... IV-55
             Table 246: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004                                             31.   ATP Health & Beauty Care (USA) ....................................... IV-56
             (In US$ million) ........................................................... IV-21      32.   Auscap (Australia) ................................................................ IV-57
        Alcoa Closure Systems International, Inc. (USA)............. IV-29                           33.   Axilone (France) ................................................................... IV-57
        Alcoa Csi (Hungary)......................................................... IV-31           34.   AZ Ausrstung + Zubehr GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) ......... IV-58
        Alcoa Deutschland GmbH (Germany) .............................. IV-31                        35.   AZ Imballaggi Srl (Italy)....................................................... IV-58
11.   Alfa Plastik AS (Czech Republic)......................................... IV-32                36.   Badger Plug Company (USA)............................................... IV-59
12.   Alfred Kolb GmbH AKO-Kunststoffe (Germany)................ IV-33                               37.   Balcap (France)..................................................................... IV-59
13.   Allibert Buckhorn UK Ltd. (UK) .......................................... IV-34                38.   Ball Packaging Europe (Germany)........................................ IV-60
14.   All-Pak, Inc. (USA) .............................................................. IV-35       39.   Bednorz GmbH & Co. Kg (Germany)................................... IV-61
15.   Allplastic AB (Sweden) ........................................................ IV-37          40.   Bericap GmbH & Co. (Germany) ......................................... IV-64
16.   Alpla Werke Lehner GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)............... IV-37                                        Bericap (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (China) ................................ IV-65
17.   Alplast SpA (Italy)................................................................ IV-37              Bericap North America (Canada)...................................... IV-65
18.   Alto Plastics Ltd. (New Zealand).......................................... IV-38                       Bericap UK Ltd. (UK) ...................................................... IV-65
19.   Aluminio Y Aleaciones SA (Alumalsa) (Spain) ................... IV-39                          41.   Berima A/S (Denmark) ......................................................... IV-66
20.   Alvaro Coelho & Irmaos SA (ACI) (Portugal)...................... IV-39                         42.   Berlin Packaging (USA)........................................................ IV-67
21.   Amcor Limited (Australia).................................................... IV-40            43.   Berner Plastic Group SL (Spain)........................................... IV-68
             Table 247: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005                                             44.   Berry Plastics Corporation (USA)......................................... IV-69
             (In A$ million).............................................................. IV-41                  Table 255: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004
     Amcor Containers Packaging (Thailand) Co., Ltd.                                                              (In US$ million) ........................................................... IV-70
       (Thailand)...................................................................... IV-43                Berry Plastics UK Ltd. (UK)............................................. IV-74
     Amcor Italia Srl (Italy) ..................................................... IV-43                    Capsol Berry Plastics SpA (Italy) ..................................... IV-74
     Amcor Rentsch & Closures (Switzerland) ........................ IV-43                           45.   Betapack SA (Spain)............................................................. IV-75
     Amcor White Cap Europe GmbH (Germany)................... IV-44                                  46.   Betts UK Ltd. (UK)............................................................... IV-75
     Amcor White Cap Nordiska AB (Sweden) ....................... IV-44                              47.   Biffi and Premoli Srl (Italy) .................................................. IV-75
     Amcor White Cap Polska Sp. z o.o. (Poland) ................... IV-44                            48.   Biopac (UK) Ltd. (Biodegradable Packaging) (UK) ............. IV-76
22. America star cork co., inc (USA). ......................................... IV-45                49.   Biro Edwin Bischof AG (Kunststoff-Technologie)
23. Amorim Group (France) ....................................................... IV-46                    (Switzerland)......................................................................... IV-76
     Amorim Cork America (USA).......................................... IV-47                       50.   Blackhawk Molding Co., Inc. (USA) .................................... IV-77
     Amorim Cork Australia Pty., Ltd. (Australia)................... IV-47                           51.   Bladhs Plast Gislaved AB (Sweden) ..................................... IV-77
24. Amraz Ltd. (Israel)................................................................ IV-48        52.   Blapack SA (Spain)............................................................... IV-78


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53.   Blechwarenfabrik Limburg GmbH (Germany) ..................... IV-78                                     Crown Seal Public Co., Ltd. (Thailand) .......................... IV-130
54.   BMP Srl (Italy) ..................................................................... IV-79             Crown Speciality Packaging Deutschland GmbH
55.   Boellhoff Systemtechnik GmbH and Co. KG (Germany) ..... IV-80                                             (Germany) ................................................................... IV-130
56.   Böhm Kunststofftechnik GmbH (Germany) ......................... IV-81                                   Crown Zeller USA, Inc. (USA)....................................... IV-131
57.   Bojco A/S (Denmark) ........................................................... IV-82                   Crown Emirates Company Ltd. (UAE) ........................... IV-131
58.   Bontap SL (Spain) ................................................................ IV-82       90.   Custom Paper Tubes, Inc. (USA) ........................................ IV-132
59.   Bormioli Rocco E Figlio SpA (Italy) .................................... IV-83                 91.   Dania Plast A/S (Denmark)................................................. IV-133
60.   Braythorn Ltd. (UK) ............................................................. IV-84        92.   Data Plastics Ltd. (UK) ....................................................... IV-134
61.   Bryne Plast AS (Norway) ..................................................... IV-85            93.   DBI Plastics A/S (Denmark) ............................................... IV-136
62.   BTM Vezelversterkte Kunststoffen (The Netherlands)......... IV-85                                       DBI Plastics A/S (Denmark)........................................... IV-137
63.   Bulte Plastiques France SA (France)..................................... IV-86                          DBI Plastics GmbH (Germany) ...................................... IV-137
        Bulte GmbH Kunststofferzeugnisse (Germany)................ IV-87                                      DBI Plastics Ltd. (UK) ................................................... IV-137
        Bulte Plastics (UK) Ltd. (UK) .......................................... IV-88               94.   Decorpart Ltd. (UK)............................................................ IV-138
64.   C+N Packaging, Inc. (USA).................................................. IV-89              95.   Deutsche Aerosol-Ventil GmbH (Germany) ....................... IV-139
65.   Cameo Metal Products, Inc. (USA)....................................... IV-89                  96.   Devismes SA (France) ........................................................ IV-140
66.   Canals Packaging LLC (USA) .............................................. IV-90                97.   Diliplast Srl (Italy) .............................................................. IV-141
67.   Candea Industrias Plásticas SA (Spain) ................................ IV-90                  98.   Distriflac Sprl (Belgium)..................................................... IV-141
68.   Candiani G., Srl (Italy).......................................................... IV-91       99.   DNL Kunststoffen BV (The Netherlands)........................... IV-141
69.   Can-Pack SA (Poland) .......................................................... IV-92         100.   Dong-A Precision Ind Co., Ltd (Korea) .............................. IV-142
70.   Caplugs (USA)...................................................................... IV-93     101.   Dragon Plastics Ltd. (UK)................................................... IV-142
        Caplugs Ltd. (UK) .......................................................... IV-104         102.   Dransfeld GmbH & Co. KG (Germany).............................. IV-143
71.   CapSnap Europe Packaging GmbH (Austria) ..................... IV-105                          103.   Drum Closures Ltd. (UK).................................................... IV-143
                                                                                                    104.   DSG-Canusa GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) ........................ IV-144
72.   Capsulit SpA (Italy) ............................................................ IV-106
                                                                                                    105.   Dura Automotive Systems Köhler GmbH (Germany)......... IV-145
        Capsulit Ibérica SA (Spain) ............................................ IV-107
                                                                                                    106.   Easy Cap Corporation (USA).............................................. IV-146
73.   Carow Packaging (USA)..................................................... IV-108
                                                                                                    107.   Edmundo Alves Ferreira, Cortiças SA (Portugal) ............... IV-146
74.   Cartofont AG (Kunststofftechnik) (Switzerland) ................ IV-110
                                                                                                    108.   Ehp-Allchem (New Zealand) .............................................. IV-147
75.   CCL Plastic Packaging (USA) ............................................ IV-111
                                                                                                    109.   Elby-Produkter AB (Sweden) ............................................. IV-147
76.   Cena-Kunststoff GmbH (Germany) .................................... IV-112
                                                                                                    110.   Elesa SpA (Italy)................................................................. IV-148
77.   Closure Technology Pty., Ltd. (Australia) .......................... IV-113
                                                                                                    111.   Eliasson Plast AB (Sweden)................................................ IV-148
78.   Co.Plast SRL (Italy)............................................................ IV-113
                                                                                                    112.   Elopak (Norway)................................................................. IV-149
79.   Coda Plastics Ltd. (UK) ...................................................... IV-114
                                                                                                    113.   Emérito SL (Spain) ............................................................. IV-153
80.   Colombin GM & Figlio SpA (Italy).................................... IV-114
                                                                                                    114.   Enoplastic SpA (Italy)......................................................... IV-153
81.   Colorcap Sp. z o.o. (Poland) ............................................... IV-115
                                                                                                    115.   E-Proplast GmbH (Germany).............................................. IV-154
82.   Contrast Akustik GmbH (Germany) ................................... IV-115
                                                                                                    116.   Eraco Closures A/S (Scandinavia) ...................................... IV-155
83.   Cork Supply USA (USA).................................................... IV-116
                                                                                                    117.   Erie Plastics (USA) ............................................................. IV-156
        Cork Supply Australia (Australia) .................................. IV-117                 118.   Ernst Ag Verpackungen (Switzerland)................................ IV-157
        Newpak Australia Pty., Ltd. (Australia).......................... IV-118                    119.   Erwin Grossmann GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)................. IV-157
        Newpak USA (USA) ...................................................... IV-118              120.   Estracom BV (The Netherlands) ......................................... IV-158
84.   Cormack Packaging Limited (Australia)............................. IV-119                     121.   Eurobung Ltd. (UK)............................................................ IV-159
85.   Cospack America Corporation (USA)................................. IV-120                     122.   Fapim SAS (Italy) ............................................................... IV-160
86.   Coster Tecnologie Speciali SpA (Italy)............................... IV-121                  123.   Fenton, Weber & Jones Packaging, Inc. (USA) .................. IV-161
        Coster Aerosols Ltd. (UK) .............................................. IV-122             124.   Finn-Korkki OY (Finland) .................................................. IV-162
        Coster Sarl (France) ........................................................ IV-122        125.   Fjeld & Halvorsen A/S (Norway)........................................ IV-163
        Costerplast SpA (Italy) ................................................... IV-122          126.   FKS Kunststoffe GmbH (Germany).................................... IV-163
        Coster USA, Inc. (USA) ................................................. IV-122             127.   Fob-Daim Sp. z o.o. (Poland).............................................. IV-164
87.   Creative Packaging Corporation (USA) .............................. IV-123                    128.   Fontes Pereira, LDA (Portugal)........................................... IV-165
88.   Crisan Plast Srl (Italy)......................................................... IV-123      129.   Formpac AB (Sweden)........................................................ IV-165
89.   Crown Holdings, Inc. (USA) .............................................. IV-124              130.   Fralta SL (Spain)................................................................. IV-166
        Crown Cork Company Belgium NV (Belgium).............. IV-127                                131.   Franz Henke GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)......................... IV-166
        Crown Astra SAS (France) ............................................. IV-127               132.   Frey-Kunststoffe AG (Switzerland) .................................... IV-167
        Crown Cork Company Italy SpA (Italy) ......................... IV-128                       133.   Galantai (Plastics) Group (New Zealand)............................ IV-167
        Crown Cork De España SA (Spain)................................ IV-128                      134.   Gante Kunststoff GmbH (Germany) ................................... IV-168
        Crown Italcaps Srl (Italy)................................................ IV-128           135.   Gaplast Gesellschaft Fr Kunststoffverarbeitung MBH
        Crown Risdon (USA) ..................................................... IV-129                    (Germany)........................................................................... IV-168


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136. Gardner Technologies, Inc. (USA)...................................... IV-169                 179.   Kaplast Srl (Italy)................................................................ IV-226
137. General Plastics Srl (Italy) .................................................. IV-170        180.   Kaskad Ltd. (Belarus) ......................................................... IV-226
138. Georg Menshen GmbH & Co. Kunststoffe KG                                                       181.   Kelvindale Products Pty., Ltd. (Australia)........................... IV-227
     (Germany)........................................................................... IV-171   182.   Kerr Group, Inc. (USA) ...................................................... IV-232
139. Gevaplast NV (Belgium) .................................................... IV-172            183.   Keystone New Zealand (New Zealand)............................... IV-234
140. Glasscap Verschlsse GmbH (Germany).............................. IV-173                       184.   Kiba Kirsebauer GmbH (Germany) .................................... IV-236
141. Globalcap (Italy) ................................................................. IV-174    185.   Kinex Cappers LLC (USA)................................................. IV-236
142. Greif, Inc. (USA) ................................................................ IV-175     186.   Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG (Germany).............................. IV-237
        Greif Spain SA (Spain) ................................................... IV-177          187.   Kisico Kirchner, Simon & Co. GmbH (Germany) .............. IV-238
        Greif UK Ltd. (UK) ........................................................ IV-177         188.   Knudsen Plast A/S (Denmark) ............................................ IV-238
        Tri-Sure Closures (The Netherlands) .............................. IV-178                  189.   Korea Sunstar Chemical Ind Co., Ltd. (Korea) ................... IV-238
        Tri-Sure Closures Worldwide (UK)................................ IV-180                    190.   Kovoplast, Vyrobni Druzstvo (Czech Republic)................. IV-239
        Greif , Inc. (USA) ........................................................... IV-181      191.   Krallmann Kunststoffverarbeitungs GmbH (Germany)....... IV-241
        GRT Verpackungen Aus Kunststoff GmbH                                                       192.   KTK Kunststofftechnik AG (Switzerland) .......................... IV-242
          (Germany) ................................................................... IV-181     193.   Kunststoff-Packungen AG (Switzerland) ............................ IV-242
143. Grundmann AG, H.+ B. (Switzerland)................................ IV-182                     194.   Kunststoffwerk Gottfried Roder GmbH (Germany) ............ IV-243
144. Guala Closures SpA (Italy) ................................................. IV-183           195.   Kunststoffwerk Kutterer GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)....... IV-243
        Guala Closures UK Ltd. (UK) ........................................ IV-184                196.   Kunststoffwerk Simon GmbH (Germany)........................... IV-244
145. Guangzhou Gosdar Mfg. Co., Ltd. (China)......................... IV-185                       197.   Kunststoffwerke Adolf Hopf GmbH & Co. (Germany) ...... IV-244
146. Gunther Ballerstaedt & Co. (Germany)............................... IV-189                    198.   Kwik Lok Corporation (USA)............................................. IV-245
147. GW Waite Ltd. (UK) .......................................................... IV-191          199.   Lafitte Cork & Capsule (USA)............................................ IV-246
148. H & K Muller GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)....................... IV-191                            200.   Langeveld Kunststoffen BV (The Netherlands) .................. IV-247
149. Hamlandgroep Neede (The Netherlands) ............................ IV-192                      201.   La-Pha-Pack Werner Reifferscheidt Gmbh (Germany)....... IV-248
150. Harman Corporation (USA)................................................ IV-193               202.   Les Bouchages Delage (France).......................................... IV-250
151. Heinlein Plastik-Technik GmbH (Germany)....................... IV-194                         203.   Lieges-Melior (France) ....................................................... IV-251
152. Helmut Bruninghaus GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) ............ IV-195                                204.   LINDAL Ventil GmbH (Germany)..................................... IV-252
153. Helvoet Pharma Belgium NV (Belgium) ............................ IV-196                                 Lindal France (France).................................................... IV-253
154. Hermann Fahrbach GmbH (Germany)................................ IV-197                        205.   Litmat SpA (Italy)............................................................... IV-254
155. Hermann Koch GmbH Spritz- Und Presswerk                                                       206.   Llosent & Forschner Korken GESmbH Greiner Korken/
     (Germany)........................................................................... IV-198          Dichtungen.......................................................................... IV-255
156. Herrmann AG (Kunststoff-Werk) (Switzerland)................. IV-199                           207.   Lumson SpA (Italy) ............................................................ IV-257
157. Hohl + Co. AG (Switzerland) ............................................. IV-199              208.   M & H Plastics (UK)........................................................... IV-257
158. HPL Jars and Containers, Ltd. (UK) ................................... IV-200                 209.   M & M Industries (USA) .................................................... IV-258
159. Huhtamaki Oyj (Finland).................................................... IV-201            210.   M. A. Silva Cortiças Lda (Portugal).................................... IV-258
        Huhtamaki Australia Ltd. (Australia).............................. IV-203                  211.   M. Moritz GmbH + Co., KG. (Germany)............................ IV-259
160. Humbel AG, Kaspar (Switzerland) ..................................... IV-205                  212.   M.Af.Imp.Ex., Sas (Italy).................................................... IV-260
161. Ilpra SAS (Italy).................................................................. IV-206    213.   Mac Closures, Inc. (Canada) ............................................... IV-261
162. India-Dreusicke Berlin (Germany)...................................... IV-208                 214.   Magic Capsule SNC (Italy) ................................................. IV-261
163. Industrial Togoy SL (Spain)................................................ IV-209            215.   Makeni AB (Sweden).......................................................... IV-262
164. Inge SpA (Italy) .................................................................. IV-210    216.   Mala Verschlusysteme GmbH (Germany) .......................... IV-262
165. Inmark, Inc. (USA) ............................................................. IV-212       217.   Malachowski Michel SA (France)....................................... IV-263
166. Integra-Seal Industries LLC (USA) .................................... IV-213                 218.   Manaksia Ltd. (India).......................................................... IV-264
167. Intercap Srl (Italy)............................................................... IV-214    219.   Mantin Plastic Company Ltd. (Israel) ................................. IV-265
168. Itab Plast AB (Sweden)....................................................... IV-214          220.   Manton Industrial Cork Products, Inc. (USA) ..................... IV-265
169. It-Pac Sverige AB (Sweden) ............................................... IV-215             221.   Manuel Serra SA (Spain) .................................................... IV-265
170. J. Krebs & Co. A/S (Denmark) ........................................... IV-216               222.   Manufacturas Metálicas Canals SA (Spain) ........................ IV-266
171. J.H. Tönnjes (Germany)...................................................... IV-217           223.   Maro Fabriken AB (Sweden) .............................................. IV-267
172. Japan Crown Cork Co., Ltd. (Japan) ................................... IV-218                 224.   Mathiesen Plast Aps (Denmark).......................................... IV-267
173. Jauch-Plastic OHG (Germany)............................................ IV-219                225.   Mauer AG (Germany) ......................................................... IV-268
174. Jean Coutty SA (France) ..................................................... IV-220          226.   MBF Plastiques SA (France)............................................... IV-268
175. Jelinek Cork Group (Canada).............................................. IV-221              227.   MCG Industries (Pty) Ltd. (South Africa)........................... IV-269
176. Jita OY (Finland) ................................................................ IV-223     228.   McKernan Packaging Clearing House (USA) ..................... IV-270
177. Jonek GmbH (Germany)..................................................... IV-224              229.   Measom Freer & Co., Ltd. (UK) ......................................... IV-271
178. Juvenal Ferreira DA Silva SA (Portugal)............................ IV-226                    230.   Medena South Africa (Pty) Ltd (South Africa) ................... IV-272


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231.   Media Manoeuvre (India) ................................................... IV-272             274.   Novembal Imballaggi Srl (Italy) ......................................... IV-305
232.   Medical & Cosmetic Mouldings Ltd. (UK)......................... IV-273                         275.   Novotech Ltd. (Belarus)...................................................... IV-306
233.   Menshen Iber SL (Spain) .................................................... IV-273            276.   Nukorc Pty., Ltd. (Australia)............................................... IV-306
234.   Meridional Capsule Srl (Italy)............................................. IV-273             277.   Nuova Nor Plast, Sdf (Di Trigiante Davide) (Italy)............. IV-307
235.   Merkel-Czeschner GmbH (Germany) ................................. IV-274                       278.   Nylon Closure Srl (Italy)..................................................... IV-307
236.   Mervyn Jones Pty., Ltd. (Australia) .................................... IV-274                279.   O Berk Company (USA) ..................................................... IV-308
237.   Metal Closures Ltd. (UK) ................................................... IV-275            280.   Oekametal Oehlhorn GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) .......... IV-310
238.   Metal-Cap Ipari, Kereskedelmi Es Szolgaltato Kft                                               281.   Oeneo (France).................................................................... IV-311
       (Hungary)............................................................................ IV-275   282.   Ol-Plast Przedsiebiorstwo Produkcyjno-Handlowe
239.   Metallwaren-Fabrik GmbH (Germany)............................... IV-276                               (Poland)............................................................................... IV-313
240.   Metalux SpA (Italy) ............................................................ IV-276        283.   Opakomet Zaklad Produkcji Opakowan (Poland) ............... IV-314
241.   Metropak A/S (Denmark) ................................................... IV-277              284.   Oskar Schaumburg OHG (Germany) .................................. IV-315
242.   Metz Plastik GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) ....................... IV-277                          285.   Otto Burke GmbH (Germany)............................................. IV-316
243.   Mika Firma Handlowa (Poland).......................................... IV-277                  286.   Owens-Illinois, Inc. (USA) ................................................. IV-318
244.   Mikronet Zaklad Technik Cyfrowych (Poland) .................. IV-278                                          Table 257: Half-Yearly Sales Comparison by
245.   Miran Jsc (Belrus)............................................................... IV-278                      Segment: 2003-2004 (H1) (In US$ million) ............... IV-319
246.   Mivisa Envases SA (Spain)................................................. IV-279                        Owens - Illinois Plastics Group (USA) ........................... IV-322
247.   Mocap, Inc. (USA).............................................................. IV-280         287.   P. Thorkildsen Plasticindustri AS (Norway) ....................... IV-323
         Mocap, Ltd (UK). ........................................................... IV-281          288.   Pabic Teknoplast AB (Sweden)........................................... IV-323
248.   Mommer Metall- Und Kunststofftechnik GmbH                                                      289.   Pacific Packaging Components, Inc. (USA)........................ IV-324
       (Germany)........................................................................... IV-282
                                                                                                      290.   Pack Tech A/S (Denmark) .................................................. IV-325
249.   Mondial Capsule Srl (Italy)................................................. IV-282
                                                                                                      291.   PackSys Global Ltd. (Switzerland) ..................................... IV-326
250.   Morgenthum GmbH (Germany).......................................... IV-283
                                                                                                      292.   Pagani Capsule Srl (Italy) ................................................... IV-327
251.   Morlo GmbH (Germany) .................................................... IV-283
                                                                                                      293.   Pal Vilmos Egyeni Vallalkozo (Hungary) ........................... IV-328
252.   Morrow Bros Ltd. (UK) ...................................................... IV-283
                                                                                                      294.   Pamex Plastic AB (Sweden)................................................ IV-328
253.   Moss Plastic Parts Ltd. (UK) .............................................. IV-284
                                                                                                      295.   Pano-Verschluss GmbH (Germany).................................... IV-329
         Moss Kunststof Produkten (The Netherlands) ................ IV-287
                                                                                                                Pano Cap Canada Limited (Canada) ............................... IV-329
         Moss Kunststoffprodukte GmbH (Germany).................. IV-287
                                                                                                      296.   Parliament International Ltd. (UK) ..................................... IV-330
         Moss Products Plastics Ltd. (UK)................................... IV-288
254.   Mouldtec Kunststoff GmbH (Germany) ............................. IV-289                        297.   Pascoe Industries Pty., Ltd. (Australia) ............................... IV-330
255.   M-Plast AS (Denmark) ....................................................... IV-289            298.   Paul Schutte GmbH (Germany)........................................... IV-331
256.   MPS International Ltd SP. Z O.O. (Poland)........................ IV-290                       299.   Pavel Beran – Europlast (Czech Republic).......................... IV-331
257.   Muller Technik GmbH (Germany)...................................... IV-290                     300.   PC Plastique & Chimique Sarl (Algeria)............................. IV-332
258.   Multiplast Bejaia Sarl (Algeria) .......................................... IV-290             301.   Pearce Plastics, Inc. (USA) ................................................. IV-332
259.   Muoviyhtyma OY (Finland) ............................................... IV-291                302.   Pei Yang Ent Co. (Taiwan) ................................................. IV-333
260.   Murapack Sprl (Belgium) ................................................... IV-291             303.   Pelliconi & C. SpA (Italy)................................................... IV-334
261.   Mureddu Sugheri (Italy)...................................................... IV-291                     Pelliconi Abruzzo Srl (Italy) ........................................... IV-337
262.   Nampak Group (South Africa)............................................ IV-292                 304.   Penn - Wheeling Cap & Closures (USA) ............................ IV-338
                                                                                                      305.   Pennar Aluminium Co., Ltd. (India).................................... IV-339
              Table 256: Half-Yearly Sales Comparison by
              Geographic Region: 2003-2004 (H1) (In R million) .... IV-293                            306.   Phoenix Closures, Inc. (USA) ............................................. IV-340
                                                                                                      307.   Pil-Pak A/S (Denmark) ....................................................... IV-341
         Nampak Bevcap (South Africa)...................................... IV-294
                                                                                                      308.   Pinti Espana SA (Spain)...................................................... IV-341
         Nampack-Foodcan (South Africa) .................................. IV-295
                                                                                                      309.   Plaspak Group Limited (Australia) ..................................... IV-342
         Nampak Plastics Europe (Europe) .................................. IV-295
263.   Naturin Canada, Inc. (Canada)............................................ IV-296                              Table 258: Half Yearly Sales Analysis:
264.   NCI Packaging Ltd. (Australia) .......................................... IV-297                              2003-2004 (H1) (In US$ million) ............................... IV-342
265.   Neocork Technologies (USA)............................................. IV-298                           Peteron Plastic Pty., Ltd. (Australia)............................... IV-343
266.   Neue Studli Plast AG (Switzerland).................................... IV-299                            Plaspak Closures Pty., Ltd. (Australia) ........................... IV-343
267.   New Box SpA (Italy) .......................................................... IV-299          310.   Plast Normen AB (Sweden) ................................................ IV-344
268.   Niagara Caps & Plugs (USA) ............................................. IV-300                311.   Plastex Oy AB (Finland)..................................................... IV-344
269.   Ningbo Z&Z Sprayer Co., Ltd. (China) .............................. IV-302                     312.   Plastic Closures Ltd. (UK) .................................................. IV-344
270.   Nipra Industries Pvt., Ltd. (India) ....................................... IV-302             313.   Plasticas Majadahonda SL (Plasmasa) (Spain).................... IV-345
271.   Norcor - Indústria De Corticas SA (Portugal) ..................... IV-303                      314.   Plasticos Cervellos SA (Spain)............................................ IV-345
272.   Norden Pac International AB (Sweden) .............................. IV-304                     315.   Plasticos Galplats SA (Spain).............................................. IV-346
273.   Norrebo Traindustri AB (Sweden) ...................................... IV-305                  316.   Plasticos Juarez SA (Spain)................................................. IV-346


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317.   Plasticos Plari SA (Spain) ................................................... IV-346             349. Raka-Plast GmbH (Germany) ............................................. IV-381
318.   Plasticos Solanas SL (Spain)............................................... IV-347                350. Ramondin Capsulas SA (Spain) .......................................... IV-382
319.   Plasticum (UK) Ltd. (UK) .................................................. IV-348                351. Rapp Gmbh Herstellung Und Vertrieb Technischer
320.   Plastifor (France) ................................................................ IV-348             Kunststoffteile (Germany)................................................... IV-382
321.   Plastigroup Srl (Italy).......................................................... IV-349          352. Rauh GmbH & Co. Blechwarenfabrikations KG
322.   Plastiques Poppelmann France (France) ............................. IV-350                             (Germany)........................................................................... IV-383
323.   Plastistamp SNC (Italy) ...................................................... IV-351             353. Raviv A.C.S., Ltd. (Israel) .................................................. IV-383
324.   Plastitalia Srl (Italy) ............................................................ IV-351       354. Rebhan GmbH & Co KG FPS Kunststoff-Verpackungen
325.   Plastivit SA (Spain)............................................................. IV-352               (Germany)........................................................................... IV-384
326.   Plastizs Egyeni Vallalkozas (Hungary) ............................... IV-352                      355. Reliable Cap & Closure, Inc. (USA) ................................... IV-384
327.   Plastohm Group (France) .................................................... IV-353               356. Rexam Closures & Containers (USA)................................. IV-385
          Plastohm AG (Switzerland) ............................................ IV-355                  357. Rheingauer Kunstharzpresserei Klaus-Peter Kirchner
                                                                                                              (Germany)........................................................................... IV-387
          Plastohm Italia Srl (Italy)................................................ IV-355
          Plastohm SA (Spain)....................................................... IV-355              358. Richard Greschbach GmbH (Germany) .............................. IV-387
328.   PMG Ltd. (UK)................................................................... IV-356           359. Richards Packaging, Inc. (Canada) ..................................... IV-388
329.   Polimoon Group Ltd. (The Netherlands)............................. IV-357                         360. Riegler GmbH (Germany)................................................... IV-391
          Polimoon AS (Norway) .................................................. IV-358                 361. Rieke Corporation (USA).................................................... IV-392
          Polimoon, Ltd. (UK)....................................................... IV-360                     Rieke Italia Srl (Italy) ..................................................... IV-394
330.   Polycad Industries (1989) Ltd. (Israel)................................ IV-361                           Rieke Packaging Systems, Englass (UK) ........................ IV-394
331.   Polytek Sarl (Algeria) ......................................................... IV-362                  Heinrich Stolz GmbH Rieke Packaging Systems t
                                                                                                                   (Germany) ................................................................... IV-395
332.   Polytop Corporation (USA) ................................................ IV-362
                                                                                                         362. RIS Cork Industry LDA (Bulgaria)..................................... IV-396
          Polytop Erichson GmbH (Germany)............................... IV-362
                                                                                                         363. Risdon GmbH Kunststoffverpackungen (Germany)............ IV-396
333.   Poppelmann GmbH & Co., Kg Kunststoffwerk -
       Werkzeugbau (Germany) .................................................... IV-363                 364. Rivercap SA (Spain) ........................................................... IV-397
334.   Portocork International (Portugal)....................................... IV-366                  365. Rixius AG (Germany) ......................................................... IV-398
335.   Portola Packaging, Inc. (USA)............................................ IV-367                  366. Robert Wagner GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) ................... IV-398
                                                                                                         367. Roberts Metal Packaging (UK) ........................................... IV-399
               Table 259: Nine-Months Sales Analysis by Quarters:
                                                                                                         368. Roma International PLC (UK) ............................................ IV-401
               2004-2005 (Nine Months Ended in May)
               (In US$ million) ......................................................... IV-367         369. Ross Handling Ltd. (UK) .................................................... IV-402
                                                                                                         370. Rovip SA (France) .............................................................. IV-404
               Table 260: Nine Months Sales Analysis by Segment:
                                                                                                         371. RPC Group (UK) ................................................................ IV-406
               2004-2005 (Nine Months Ended in May)
               (In US$ million) ......................................................... IV-368                       Table 263: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2004
                                                                                                                       (In US$ million) ......................................................... IV-406
               Table 261: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005
               (In US$ million) ......................................................... IV-368         372. RS Kunststofftechnik Ulrich Scholz (Germany) ................. IV-408
               Table 262: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment:                                              373. Ruba Thermoplast AG (Switzerland) .................................. IV-408
               2003-2004 (In US$ million) ....................................... IV-368                 374. Rusi Cosmetic GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) .................... IV-409
                                                                                                         375. Rymel Plastique Sarl (Algeria)............................................ IV-409
         Portola Packaging Ltd. (UK) .......................................... IV-370
                                                                                                         376. S + R Kunststofftechnik GmbH (Germany) ........................ IV-410
         Portola Packing Ltd. (Austria) ........................................ IV-370
                                                                                                         377. SA Del Tapon De Plástico (Sadetap) (Spain)...................... IV-410
336.   Preci-Carbure SA (Switzerland).......................................... IV-371
                                                                                                         378. Sabeu Kunststoffwerk Northeim GmbH (Germany) ........... IV-411
337.   Precise Phaff BV (The Netherlands) ................................... IV-371
338.   Preteux Bourgeois (France)................................................. IV-372                379. Sab-Plast AB (Sweden)....................................................... IV-412
339.   Productos Auxiliares Del Embotellado SA (Padesa)                                                  380. SACO (Specialist Anodising Co., Ltd.) (UK) ..................... IV-412
       (Spain) ................................................................................ IV-372   381. Saewang Metal Industrial Co., Ltd. (Korea)........................ IV-413
340.   Promosystem Srl (Italy) ...................................................... IV-372             382. Sagrera & CIE (France) ...................................................... IV-413
341.   Propper Kg Kunststoff- Und Metallverarbeitung                                                     383. Saint-Gobain Calmar (France) ............................................ IV-413
       (Germany)........................................................................... IV-373       384. Samhwa Crown & Closure Co., Ltd. (Korea)...................... IV-414
342.   Protec.The Cap Company GmbH & CO., Kg.                                                            385. Samsung Medical Rubber Co., Ltd. (Korea) ....................... IV-415
       (Germany)........................................................................... IV-374       386. Säntis J. Göldi AG (Switzerland) ........................................ IV-415
343.   Qorpak (USA)..................................................................... IV-377          387. Saunier Michel SA (France)................................................ IV-416
344.   Q'Pac Ltd. (New Zealand)................................................... IV-378                388. Scanbech AS (Denmark)..................................................... IV-416
345.   Quibel SA (France)............................................................. IV-379                   Scanbech Ltd. (UK) ........................................................ IV-417
346.   Quimar Sugheri Srl (Italy) .................................................. IV-379                     Scanbech SA (France)..................................................... IV-417
347.   Radolid Thiel GmbH (Germany) ........................................ IV-380                      389. Scandolara SpA (Italy)........................................................ IV-418
348.   Radpol SA (Poland) ............................................................ IV-381            390. Scanplast & Co. AS (Norway) ............................................ IV-418


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391.   Schela Plast A/S (Denmark)................................................ IV-419                434.   Stull Technologies (USA) ................................................... IV-456
392.   Schofel Blechwarenfabrik GmbH (Germany) ..................... IV-419                             435.   Sud Capsule Srl (Italy) ........................................................ IV-456
393.   Scholle Corporation (UK)................................................... IV-420               436.   Sun-U, Inc. (Korea)............................................................. IV-457
394.   Schott Glaskontor Zweigniederlassung Der Schott                                                  437.   Supermatic Kunststoff AG (Switzerland)............................ IV-458
       Spezialglas GmbH (Germany) ............................................ IV-422                   438.   Supreme Corq, Inc. (USA).................................................. IV-459
395.   Schotte Kunststoffen (The Netherlands) ............................. IV-423                      439.   Supreme Plastics Ltd. (UK) ................................................ IV-460
396.   Scott Closures International Ltd. (UK) ............................... IV-423                    440.   Tabaplast, SNC (Di Tabarini Diego & C.) (Italy)................ IV-461
397.   Sealware International Dichtungstechnik GmbH                                                     441.   Taensa (Ecuador) ................................................................ IV-461
       (Germany)........................................................................... IV-424      442.   Taiwan Hon Chuan Ent Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)......................... IV-462
398.   Seaplast SA (Spain) ............................................................ IV-424          443.   Talisman Plastics PLC (UK) ............................................... IV-464
399.   Seaquist Closures (USA) .................................................... IV-425              444.   Tapi Srl (Italy)..................................................................... IV-465
          Seaquist-Valois Australia (Australia).............................. IV-425                    445.   Taplast SpA (Italy).............................................................. IV-465
400.   Sebald Iso-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG Werk                                                            446.   Tapon France (France) ........................................................ IV-466
       (Germany)........................................................................... IV-426
                                                                                                        447.   Tapones Ralesa SL (Spain) ................................................. IV-466
401.   Seidel GmbH & Co. (Germany).......................................... IV-426
                                                                                                        448.   Tekutec Kunststoffverarbeitungs GmbH (Germany)........... IV-466
402.   Shanghai Crown Packaging Co., Ltd. (China) .................... IV-427
                                                                                                        449.   Techplastmed Ltd. (Belarus) ............................................... IV-467
403.   Shenyang Zhongfu Containers Co., Ltd. (China) ................ IV-427
                                                                                                        450.   Tecnocap Srl (Italy) ............................................................ IV-467
404.   Shin Kee Ind Ltd. (Taiwan) ................................................ IV-427
                                                                                                        451.   Ten Cate Plasticum Rijen BV (The Netherlands)................ IV-468
405.   Sibel (France)...................................................................... IV-428
                                                                                                        452.   Tetra Pak International SA (Switzerland)............................ IV-469
406.   Sifaplast Srl (Italy).............................................................. IV-428
                                                                                                                  Tetra Pak Canada, Inc. (Canada)..................................... IV-471
407.   Siferplast, Snc (Di Rasoli Rino And C.) (Italy)................... IV-429
                                                                                                        453.   Tettauer Glashüttenwerke AG (Germany)........................... IV-473
408.   Sigiltech Srl (Italy).............................................................. IV-429
                                                                                                        454.   Tex Chu Trading Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)................................... IV-473
409.   Silgan Closures LLC (USA) ............................................... IV-430
                                                                                                        455.   Thieco-GmbH (Germany) ................................................... IV-474
410.   Simmar, SNC (Di Sbacco Simone & Marco) (Italy) ........... IV-431
                                                                                                        456.   Thomas GmbH (Germany).................................................. IV-474
411.   Sinclair & Rush Limited (UK) ............................................ IV-431
                                                                                                        457.   Tik Slovakia Sro (Slovak Republic).................................... IV-474
          Stockcap (UK) ................................................................ IV-432
                                                                                                        458.   Tilton Plastics (Canada) ...................................................... IV-475
          Stockcap (UK) ................................................................ IV-432
                                                                                                        459.   Toly Products UK Ltd. (UK)............................................... IV-476
412.   SKS Bottle and Packaging, Inc. (USA)............................... IV-436
                                                                                                        460.   Torgovit Jsc (Bulgaria) ....................................................... IV-477
413.   Sleever Internacional SA (Spain)........................................ IV-443
                                                                                                        461.   Tournaire SA (France) ........................................................ IV-477
414.   Smithco Industries (USA) ................................................... IV-443
                                                                                                        462.   Tramapack SA (Switzerland) .............................................. IV-478
415.   Société Industrielle De Matières plastiques g. Martin
       (S.I.M.P.) (France ) ............................................................. IV-444        463.   Tri-Seal (USA).................................................................... IV-479
416.   Société Industrielle Des Bouchons En Liège (SIBEL)                                               464.   Tuboplast-Hispania SA (Spain)........................................... IV-480
       (France)............................................................................... IV-445             C.T.L. Packaging SA (France) ........................................ IV-480
417.   Sodripack NV (Belgium) .................................................... IV-445               465.   Umbehr AG (Switzerland) .................................................. IV-481
418.   Sosaer Metallwaren Oskar Lange KG (Germany)............... IV-445                                466.   Unimark Plastics (USA)...................................................... IV-481
419.   Southco GmbH (Germany) ................................................. IV-446                  467.   Unionplast Srl (Italy)........................................................... IV-482
420.   Spalinger, Julio (Switzerland)............................................. IV-446               468.   Unisto GmbH (Germany).................................................... IV-483
421.   Sparflex SA (France) .......................................................... IV-447                     Unisto AG (Switzerland) ................................................ IV-483
422.   Spartan Plastics Canada Ltd. (Canada) ............................... IV-448                               Unisto BV (The Netherlands) ......................................... IV-484
423.   Speciality Packaging Nederland BV (The Netherlands)...... IV-448                                           Unisto Italiana Srl (Italy) ................................................ IV-484
424.   Spemaba Spezialmaschinenbau Plauen GmbH                                                                    Unisto SA (France) ......................................................... IV-484
       (Germany)........................................................................... IV-449      469.   Urola S.C.L. (Spain) ........................................................... IV-485
425.   Spla Industrial SA (Spain) .................................................. IV-450             470.   Van Blarcom Closures, Inc. (USA) ..................................... IV-486
426.   Sports Sights Innovations (Canada) .................................... IV-451                             Johnson-VBC (USA) ...................................................... IV-486
427.   Stak-Plast, Ltd. (Israel) ....................................................... IV-452         471.   Vancells & Cia SA (Spain) ................................................. IV-487
428.   Stanimirov Cork Industry Lda. (Portugal)........................... IV-452                       472.   VEK Company Ltd. (Russia) .............................................. IV-488
429.   Stedo-Sanitar-GmbH (Germany) ........................................ IV-453                     473.   Vem De Tapas Metálicas SA (Spain).................................. IV-489
430.   Stella Kunststofftechnik GmbH (Germany) ........................ IV-453                          474.   Vend-Plast Aps (Denmark) ................................................. IV-490
431.   Stelplast, Sas (Italy) ............................................................ IV-454       475.   Verchere Plastiques Industriels (VPI) (France) ................... IV-490
432.   Stevron Marine & Industrial (UK) ...................................... IV-454                   476.   Vereinigte Kapselfabriken Nackenheim GmbH
433.   Studli Plastikfabrik AG (Switzerland)................................. IV-455                           (Germany)........................................................................... IV-491




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