Note: Sealed Air's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Sealed Air has actively raised capital from investors. These investors may include private investors, venture capital firms, or other investment vehicles.
June 15, 2011
Complete list of funding rounds and total amounts in the Company Report
Trademark applications show the products and services that Sealed Air is developing and marketing.
Sealed Air doesn't have any recent trademark applications, indicating Sealed Air is focusing on
its existing business rather than expanding into new products and markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
JIFFYFOAM Protective bags comprised of paper and foam lining and protective bags comprised of plastic and foam lining
CRUSH-GARD plastic envelopes with cushioning or padding
BARRIER BUBBLE cellular cushioning material which contains entrapped bubbles of air or other gases for use in packaging
Determine whether Sealed Air grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Sealed Air is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Sealed Air, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Sealed Air.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Sealed Air and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.