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Barrier Packaging Market By Application (Food, Healthcare, Consumer Goods) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2016 - 2023

Packaging films that prevent better and efficient permeation of water vapor, aroma, oxygen, water, light, gas, and flavor in the final product High barrier packaging films are referred to barrier packaging films. In food and beverage industry, barrier packaging owes significant adoption for encapsulation and thus, leads to major market share contribution in the overall packaging films market.

With increasing demand for technically advanced packaging material, barrier packaging is gaining significant adoption among pharmaceutical companies, food and beverage and consumer goods manufacturers. Among the different end users, demand for packaging or rather barrier packaging is witnessing increased adoption in food and beverage industry. This is majorly attributed to consumer awareness for healthy and safe product, long shelf-life, and product quality maintenance ensuring color, taste and freshness. There is extensive research going on development of barrier packaging for food and beverage, and pharmaceutical products.

Globally, barrier packaging market in Europe is expected to be largest in terms of value followed by Asia Pacific and North America. Increasing demand for convenience food and rising awareness of consumers regarding food products nutritional information has led food and beverage manufacturers to develop and focus on improving packaging of the food products. Also, barrier packaging film manufacturers are focused on development of multi-layer packaging films. This is attributed to demand for barrier particularly for vapor and gas contamination in food and pharmaceutical products. Asia Pacific is further anticipated to exhibit fastest CAGR during the forecast period, which is attributed to growing food and beverage industry in China and India leading towards demand for barrier packaging films.

Global barrier packaging market is expected to be valued at US$ 12.7 Bn by the end of 2023 and is projected to expand at a CAGR 5.1% during the forecast period 2016-2023.

Global Barrier Packaging Market: Segmentation

Barrier Packaging Market

Purpose of the Report

The purpose of this strategic research study titled “Global barrier packaging market- Growth, Future Prospects, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2023” is to provide company executives, industry investors, and industry participants with in-depth insights to enable them make informed strategic decisions regarding the opportunities in the global barrier packaging market.

Target Audience

  • Industry Investors
  • Research Professionals
  • Emerging Companies
  • Barrier packaging manufacturers
  • Oil & Gas exploration and production companies
  • Downstream & Midstream Companies
  • Research Institutes

USP and Key Offerings

The report titled “Global Barrier packaging Market- Growth, Future Prospects, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2023” offers strategic insights into the barrier packaging market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2013 to 2023. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on type, material, application, technology and cross-sectional study across different geographies. In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading barrier packaging manufacturers, their expansion strategies, market positioning, and latest developments. Other in-depth analyses provided in the report include:

  • Current and future market trends to validate the forthcoming attractive markets within packaging industry
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Trailing 3-Year market size data (2013 – 2015)
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global barrier packaging market growth, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2013 to 2023, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

The global barrier packaging market can be categorized on the basis of application as:

  • Food
  • Healthcare
  • Consumer Goods

Barrier packaging finds extensive use in food, healthcare and consumer goods sector. Among, the aforementioned segments, food is expected to hold largest market share by 2023 end. The segment is further anticipated to record robust growth during the forecast period. This is attributed to increasing sales from non-food retort products including dried food, snack food, processed meat, dairy products, mayonnaise, confectionery, powdered drinks, ketchup, and others across the globe. In addition, increasing consumer concerns regarding flavor, taste, color and other nutritional aspects related to food products are fueling demand for packaging material with high barrier properties, thus driving the overall barrier packaging market growth.

Furthermore, rising demand for bag packaging and stand-up pouches in personal care, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and food and beverage products, resulting in significant sales of barrier packaging market. However, push from suppliers for advanced and innovative products has led packaging manufacturers to focus on extensive research and development, thus bolstering barrier packaging market growth. Furthermore, ensuring development of convenient and portable solutions coupled with ease of use, mitigation of environmental concerns and quality packaging are key areas among packaging especially for food and beverages products.

Barrier Packaging Market

The global barrier packaging market can be categorized on the basis of technology as:

  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Multi-Layer Film
  • Sustainable Barrier Coatings
  • Melamine-Based Barrier Coatings
  • Besela Barrier Film

Increasing demand for technically advanced and efficient packaging methods among end users, especially food and beverage industry has resulted in transitions use of advanced technologies as compared to traditional in the overall packaging industry. Of different technology segments, polymer nanocomposites segment is anticipated to dominate the market in terms of revenue share contribution and accounted for around 30% of the market share in 2015. Among different types of technologies; the melamine-based barrier coatings segment is anticipated to witness significant growth during the forecast period. This is due to increasing consumer convenience offered to consumer ensuring ease of use, handling, less weight and others. Melamine-based barrier coatings would be opted as a preferable mode of technology among packaging manufacturers in the forthcoming years.

In food and beverages industry, changing lifestyle plays pivotal role in determining trends affecting the manufacturing industry. Changing lifestyle has led to shift in food preferences and thus affecting buying behavior of consumer, thereby resulting in adoption or development of innovative technologies catering to the consumer demand for products, with freshness, color and taste stability among packaging manufacturers. In addition, barrier packaging manufacturers are keen on developing convenient packaging solutions and thus, doing extensive research and development to achieve the same.

Barrier Packaging Market

On the basis of geography, the global barrier packaging market is segmented as per following regions and countries

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • U.K.
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • India
    • China
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

In 2015, Europe was the leading market followed by Asia Pacific. Both these regions together accounted for more than 60% share of the market in terms of value. However, growth is projected to be fastest from the Asia Pacific region during the forecast period 2016 to 2023. Robust growth in this regions is attributed to a large food and beverage consumer base and increasing consumer awareness about the health benefits. Moreover, new product development catering to the demand for sustainable and convenient packaging among different end users is stimulating the market growth. The market for barrier packaging in North America, especially the U.S is anticipated to record significant growth, followed by Europe. This is attributed to high barrier packaging material demand, which is served by usage of cast polypropylene (CPP) and metallised polyethylene terephthalate (PET) as material in various products. The market for barrier packaging in Middle East and Africa is projected to grow at a moderate rate during the forecast period.

Barrier Packaging Market

The global barrier packaging market can be categorized on the basis of material as:

  • PP (polypropylene)
  • PE (polyethylene)
  • Transparent High Barrier Films
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Others

Barrier Packaging Market

Packaging material comprises different polymers such as PP (polypropylene),PE (polyethylene), Polyacrylonitrile (PAN), MLLDPE (metallocene catalyzed linear low density polyethylene), EVOH (ethylene vinyl alcohol), ), Organic Liquid Coatings,EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate), Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE), PLA (polylactic acid), Aluminium Oxide (AlOx), Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH), Polyvinyidene Chloride (PVdC), Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE), High Barrier Coatings, Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC), transparent high barrier films, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE), and Cast Polypropylene (CPP), among others. Among these materials, PE and PP segment accounted for around 50% of the total market share and are expected to remain dominant during the forecast period. Transparent high barrier films are anticipated to gain significant share during the forecast period, which is attributed to increasing application in packaged food products. Extensive research and development and continuous product development for advanced packaging is fuelling the transparent high barrier films segment growth. Also, transparent high barrier films offer electronic permeability, which increases its adoption to be used as packaging material for products heated or cooked in microwaves and ovens as compared to other available materials. This has resulted in increased demand for these films in varied applications such as food and beverages, consumer goods and pharmaceutical sector in the recent years.

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Published Date:  Dec 2016
Category:  Packaging
Report ID:   58226
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
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