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Blister Packaging Market Size - By Product Type (Clamshell, Carded), By Technology (Cold Forming, Thermoforming), By Material Type (Plastic Films, Aluminium, Paper & Paper Board), By End-User (Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Food) & Region - Forecasts 2023 - 2033

  • PUBLISHED ON
  • 2022-09-03
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  • Packaging

Blister Packaging Market: Overview

The blister packaging market is expected to reach USD 32,788 million by the year 2033 from USD 17,989 million in the year 2022. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0 % during the forecasted period.

There is significant demand witnessed by the blister packaging market due to the growing pharmaceutical industry. The pharma sector is ramping up its production and output. Certain features for the blister packaging industry such as protection of products and their safety along with their cost-effectiveness are resulting in providing sales footprints for the market.

Further, the industry is adopting sustainable solutions for packaging which is leading to further growth. Overall, the blister packaging market is expected to continue growing in the coming years, driven by various factors such as increasing demand for convenient and tamper-evident packaging solutions and the growing focus on sustainability and eco-friendly packaging.

Blister Packaging Market: Description

Blister packaging is the terminology used for different varieties of plastic packaging that are pre-formed for use in foods, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods. Such packaging solutions can be used for protection of products against different external aspects such as contamination, humidity and so on.

Blister packaging is useful for protecting products from light and UV rays. All the uses of such packaging have ensured that the market for blister packaging has lot of potential for growth.

Blister packaging is a type of packaging that consists of a clear plastic cavity or pocket made from thermoformed plastic, which is then sealed to a backing card or foil. This packaging technique is commonly used in the packaging of consumer goods such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, electronics, toys, and food products. The blister packaging provides a barrier between the product and the external environment, protecting the product from moisture, light, and other environmental factors.

The blister packaging market is growing rapidly due to the increasing demand for tamper-evident and child-resistant packaging solutions, the growing preference for convenient and easy-to-use packaging, and the rising demand for packaged food and pharmaceutical products. Additionally, the growing focus on sustainability and environmental concerns has led to the development of eco-friendly blister packaging solutions.

 Blister Packaging Market: Key Trends

·         Pharmaceutical Market is propelling growth of Blister packaging

There are various products in the pharma industry that necessitate moisture resistant packaging, as such products are sensitive to extreme conditions. This is especially witnessed in the Asia-Pacific region. Blister packaging helps protect these products from moisture.

Continuous research is ongoing in the blister packaging industry along with collaborating with some pharma manufacturing companies. These aspects have helped the blister packaging industry to enhance packaging elements. These developments are useful for industry players to get their business in place based on requirements and ensure growth.

 Moreover, the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in pharma companies demanding better packaging solutions, thus increasing the growth prospects for blister packaging market. Products such as syringes and multivitamin tablets need moisture free packaging solutions and this increases the demand for blister packaging.

 ·         Consumer Goods market to aid growth of blister packaging

Consumer Goods to witness need for Blister packaging due to growth in its market. The consumer goods industry is expected to grow at a health CAGR of 7% during the forecasted years.

Products such as toys and electronic goods along with other such things require blister packaging. With consumer goods market growing, packaging needs will simultaneously increase. Electronic manufacturing major countries such as Korea, China and Japan will see significant growth for the blister packaging market. Further, Asia-Pacific as a whole will also drive the industry.

Blister Packaging Market: Segmentation Analysis

Blister Packaging market by Product type:

• Clamshell

• Carded

 In the current times, the Carded category of blister packaging market is the most popular type. This type is largely utilized in packaging needs for food products, consumer goods, medicines and so on. Additionally, the cost-effectiveness of such type of packaging makes it an attractive option. Moreover, the Carded type can be made into various shapes, thus making it attractive for packaging needs.

 Blister Packaging market by Technology:

• Cold Forming

• Thermoforming

 The thermoforming packaging technology is the current market leader. Increased demand in the need for packaging in food products has ensured that the thermoforming type has risen in value. Further, low cost involved in equipment and tools also makes it the major market share holder.

 Blister Packaging Market based on Materials

 • Plastic films

• Aluminium

• Paper & Paper board

Plastic films is considered to be the section that will witness fastest growth amongst all. Plastic films are one of the most commonly used materials for blister packaging due to their versatility, cost-effectiveness, and durability.

PVC film is one of the most widely used materials for blister packaging due to its excellent transparency, flexibility, and low cost. PVC films are easy to process and can be thermoformed into a variety of shapes and sizes.

However, the use of PVC films is becoming increasingly controversial due to concerns about its impact on the environment and human health. Polyethylene (PE) film is a versatile material that is commonly used for blister packaging of medical devices and pharmaceuticals. It is a non-toxic material that is resistant to moisture and chemicals, making it an ideal choice for products that require a high level of protection.

Blister Packaging Market: End-user Segment Analysis

Healthcare

Consumer Goods

Food and beverages

Personal Care

Medical Devices

Industrial Goods

Others

 The market for blister packaging is growing and the most important end-user segment is pharmaceuticals and healthcare. With the effects of the pandemic, the need for safe and cost-effective packaging solutions is a necessity for the pharma sector.

This has risen the demand for blister packaging which keeps away moisture and UV rays from affecting the pharma products. Other sectors such as Consumer Goods and the Food industry too form a part of the end-user segmentation for blister packaging market.

 Blister Packaging Market: Regional Segmentation Analysis

 Emerging economies that include Brazil, Russia, India, China (BRIC countries) along with Indonesia, Egypt, Colombia Vietnam, South Africa, and Turkey are set to garner most of the growth in the blister packaging market in coming years.

Favourable demographics, changes in lifestyles, increasing incomes of people and such other factors are reasons for growth in these countries for blister packaging. Further, APAC, North America, Europe and the Middle East too have a positive outlook towards blister packaging.

 The Asia-Pacific region is the fastest-growing market for blister packaging, driven by the growth of the pharmaceutical industry and the increasing demand for consumer goods. China, India, and Japan are the largest markets in the region.

Latin America is an emerging market for blister packaging, driven by the growth of the pharmaceutical industry and the increasing demand for consumer goods. Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina are the largest markets in the region. The Middle East and Africa are growing markets for blister packaging, driven by the increasing demand for pharmaceuticals and consumer goods. Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates are the largest markets in the region.

  Blister Packaging Market: Competitive Landscape

 Blister packaging industry is quite fragmented. Mergers and acquisitions, along with partnerships have ensured that strategies keep changing for vendors. The strategies become critical for product development that can be accepted by end-user segment. Materials required for packaging undergo strict quality tests to ensure that contamination cases do not arise for impacting health of consumers.

 ·    January 2020 saw the partnership between Moda and Amcor for offering innovative solutions for packaging. Both have the capability of offering different innovations and solutions for flexible packaging. Both provide new resources for helping in gaining and thereby strengthening their position in the industry with regards to flexible packaging.

·    Again in January 2020, the AptarGroup which is a leader among the material science and packaging solutions sector, established an integrated Active Blister Packaging perfect solution that combined oxygen scavenging and moisture absorption capabilities. This will help in providing integrated solutions of the highest level for the industry of pharmaceutical products.

 Top Key Players :

 Amcor Plc (Switzerland), DOW (US), WestRock Company (US), Sonoco Products Company (US), Constantia Flexibles (Austria), Klockner Pentaplast Group (Germany), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US), Honeywell International Inc. (US), Tekni-Plex (US), Display Pack (US), and others.

1.    Global Blister Packaging Market Introduction and Market Overview

1.1.  Objectives of the Study

1.2.  Blister Packaging Market  Definition & Description

1.3.  Global Blister Packaging Market Scope and Market Estimation

1.3.1.     Global Blister Packaging Market Size, Revenue (US$ Mn), Market CAGR (%), Market forecast (2023-2033)

1.3.2.     Global Blister Packaging Market Revenue Share (%) and Growth Rate (Y-o-Y) from 2019-2033

1.4.  Market Segmentation

1.4.1.     Product Type of Global Blister Packaging Market

1.4.2.     Technology of Global Blister Packaging Market

1.4.3.     Materials of Global Blister Packaging Market

1.4.4.     End-user Segment Analysis of Global Blister Packaging Market

1.4.5.     Region of Global Blister Packaging Market

 

2.    Executive Summary

2.1.  Global Blister Packaging Market Industry Trends under COVID-19 Outbreak

2.1.1.     Global COVID-19 Status Overview

2.1.2.     Influence of COVID-19 Outbreak on Global Blister Packaging Market Industry Development

2.2.  Market Dynamics

2.2.1.     Drivers

2.2.2.     Limitations

2.2.3.     Opportunities

2.2.4.     Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints

2.3.  Pricing Trends Analysis & Average Selling Prices (ASPs)

2.4.  Key Mergers & Acquisitions, Expansions, JVs, Funding / VCs, etc.

2.5.  Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

2.5.1.     Bargaining Power of Suppliers

2.5.2.     Bargaining Power of Buyers

2.5.3.     Threat of Substitutes

2.5.4.     Threat of New Entrants

2.5.5.     Competitive Rivalry

2.6.  Value Chain / Ecosystem Analysis

2.7.  PEST Analysis

2.8.  Russia-Ukraine War Impacts Analysis

2.9.  Economic Downturn Analysis

2.10. Market Investment Opportunity Analysis (Top Investment Pockets), By Segments & By Region

 

3.    Global Blister Packaging Market  Estimates & Historical Trend Analysis (2020 - 2022)

 

4.    Global Blister Packaging Market  Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis, By Product type

4.1.  Global Blister Packaging Market Revenue (US$ Mn) Estimates and Forecasts, By Product Type, 2023 to 2033

4.1.1.     Clamshell

4.1.2.     Carded

 

5.    Global Blister Packaging Market  Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis, By Technology

5.1.  Global Blister Packaging Market Revenue (US$ Mn) Estimates and Forecasts, By Technology, 2023 to 2033

5.1.1.     Cold Forming

5.1.2.     Thermoforming

 

6.    Global Blister Packaging Market  Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis, By Materials

6.1.  Global Blister Packaging Market Revenue (US$ Mn) Estimates and Forecasts, By Materials, 2023 to 2033

6.1.1.     Plastic films

6.1.2.     Aluminium

6.1.3.     Paper & Paper board

 

7.    Global Blister Packaging Market  Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis, End-user Segment Analysis

7.1.  Global Blister Packaging Market Revenue (US$ Mn) Estimates and Forecasts, End-user Segment Analysis, 2023 to 2033

7.1.1.     Healthcare

7.1.2.     Consumer Goods

7.1.3.     Food and beverages

7.1.4.     Personal Care

7.1.5.     Medical Devices

7.1.6.     Industrial Goods

7.1.7.     Others

 

8.    Global Blister Packaging Market  Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis, By Region

8.1.  Global Blister Packaging Market Revenue (US$ Mn) Estimates and Forecasts, By Region, 2023 to 2033

8.1.1. North America

8.1.2. Europe

8.1.3. Asia Pacific

8.1.4. Middle East & Africa

8.1.5. South America

 

9.    North America  Blister Packaging Market: Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis

9.1.  North America Blister Packaging Market Assessments & Key Findings

9.1.1.     North America Blister Packaging Market Introduction

9.1.2.     North America Blister Packaging Market Size Estimates and Forecast (US$ Million) (2023 to 2033)

9.1.2.1.  By Product type

9.1.2.2.  By Technology

9.1.2.3.  Materials

9.1.2.4.  End-user Segment Analysis

9.1.2.5.  By Country

9.1.2.5.1.   The U.S.

9.1.2.5.2.   Canada

9.1.2.5.3.   Mexico

 

10.  Europe  Blister Packaging Market: Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis

10.1. Europe Blister Packaging Market Assessments & Key Findings

10.1.1.  Europe Blister Packaging Market Introduction

10.1.2.  Europe Blister Packaging Market Size Estimates and Forecast (US$ Million) (2023 to 2033)

10.1.2.1.  By Product type

10.1.2.2.  By Technology

10.1.2.3.  Materials

10.1.2.4.  End-user Segment Analysis

10.1.2.5.  By Country

10.1.2.5.1.          Germany

10.1.2.5.2.          U.K.

10.1.2.5.3.          France

10.1.2.5.4.          Italy

10.1.2.5.5.          Spain

10.1.2.5.6.          Russia

10.1.2.5.7.          Rest of Europe

 

11.  Asia Pacific  Blister Packaging Market: Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis

11.1. Asia Pacific Market Assessments & Key Findings

11.1.1.  Asia Pacific Blister Packaging Market Introduction

11.1.2.  Asia Pacific Blister Packaging Market Size Estimates and Forecast (US$ Million) (2023 to 2033)

11.1.2.1.  By Product type

11.1.2.2.  By Technology

11.1.2.3.  Materials

11.1.2.4.  End-user Segment Analysis

11.1.2.5.  By Country

11.1.2.5.1.          China

11.1.2.5.2.          Japan

11.1.2.5.3.          India

11.1.2.5.4.          Australia

11.1.2.5.5.          South Korea

11.1.2.5.6.          ASEAN

11.1.2.5.7.          Rest of Asia Pacific

 

12.  Middle East & Africa  Blister Packaging Market: Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis

12.1. Middle East & Africa Market Assessments & Key Findings

12.1.1.  Middle East & Africa  Blister Packaging Market Introduction

12.1.2.  Middle East & Africa   Blister Packaging Market Size Estimates and Forecast (US$ Million)  (2023 to 2033)

12.1.2.1.  By Product type

12.1.2.2.  By Technology

12.1.2.3.  Materials

12.1.2.4.  End-user Segment Analysis

12.1.2.5.  By Country

12.1.2.5.1.  U.A.E.

12.1.2.5.2.  Saudi Arabia

12.1.2.5.3.  Egypt

12.1.2.5.4.  South Africa

12.1.2.5.5.  Rest of Middle East & Africa

 

13.  South America  Blister Packaging Market: Estimates & Forecast Trend Analysis

13.1. South America Market Assessments & Key Findings

13.1.1.  South America Blister Packaging Market Introduction

13.1.2.  South America Blister Packaging Market Size Estimates and Forecast (US$ Million) (2023 to 2033)

13.1.2.1.  By Product type

13.1.2.2.  By Technology

13.1.2.3.  Materials

13.1.2.4.  End-user Segment Analysis

13.1.2.5.  By Country

13.1.2.5.1.  Brazil

13.1.2.5.2.  Argentina

13.1.2.5.3.  Colombia

13.1.2.5.4.  Rest of South America

 

14.  Competition Landscape

14.1. Global Blister Packaging Market Competition Matrix & Benchmarking, by Leading Players / Innovators / Emerging Players / New Entrants

14.2. Global Blister Packaging Market Concentration & Company Market Shares (%) Analysis, 2022

 

15.  Company Profiles

15.1.    Amcor Plc (Switzerland)

15.1.1.    Company Overview & Key Stats

15.1.2.    Financial Performance & KPIs

15.1.3.    Product Portfolio

15.1.4.    Business Strategy & Recent Developments

* Similar details would be provided for all the players mentioned below 

15.2.    DOW (US)

15.3.    WestRock Company (US)

15.4.    Sonoco Products Company (US)

15.5.    Constantia Flexibles (Austria)

15.6.    Klockner Pentaplast Group (Germany)

15.7.    E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US)

15.8.    Honeywell International Inc. (US)

15.9.    Tekni-Plex (US)

15.10. Display Pack (US)

15.11. Others**

 

16.  Research Methodology

16.1. External Transportations / Databases

16.2. Internal Proprietary Database

16.3. Primary Research

16.4. Secondary Research

16.5. Assumptions

16.6. Limitations

16.7. Report FAQs

 

17.  Research Findings & Conclusion

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the market size and growth projections?

The blister packaging market is expected to reach USD 32,788 million by the year 2033 from USD 17,989 million in the year 2022. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0 % during the forecasted period.

What are the trends shaping various markets?

There are various products in the pharma industry that necessitate moisture resistant packaging, as such products are sensitive to extreme conditions.

Who are the key competitors of market Players?

Some of the major players operating within the market are  Amcor Plc (Switzerland), DOW (US), WestRock Company (US), Sonoco Products Company (US), Constantia Flexibles (Austria), Klockner Pentaplast Group (Germany), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US), Honeywell International Inc. (US), Tekni-Plex (US), Display Pack (US), and others.

What are the top performing segments, and countries / regions of each of the markets?

Emerging economies that include Brazil, Russia, India, China (BRIC countries) along with Indonesia, Egypt, Colombia Vietnam, South Africa, and Turkey are set to garner most of the growth in the blister packaging market in coming years.

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