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Pharmaceutical Packaging Market By Types (Ampules, Blister Packs, Canisters, Cartridges, IV Bags, Medical Specialty Bags, Mini-Jars, Plastic Bottles, Pouches, Sachets, Syringes, Tubes, Vials), By Material (Plastics & Polymer, Paper & Paper Board, Glass, Aluminum Foil), By Drug Delivery Method (Oral Drug Packaging, Pulmonary Drug Packaging, Transdermal Drug Packaging, Injectable Drug Packaging, Nasal Drug Packaging) - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025

With the increased global disease burden, demand for pharmaceuticals is exponentially rising. The pharmaceutical industry is growing due to increased government spending on healthcare facilities, especially in developed countries. The pressure on pharmaceutical companies to innovate eco-friendly and novel packing materials is increasing as stringent policies regarding environmental issues and consumer safety is implemented. This pressure has led to increased investment in research and development for better packaging materials. These factors contribute to the overall growth of the pharmaceutical packaging market. Other factors driving market growth include the increased availability of over-the-counter products and the growing trend of self-medication.

This study is the result of recent research on the global pharmaceutical packaging market that elucidates global market trends along with a quantitative assessment of the market. This report discusses a detailed outline of the global pharmaceutical packaging market, categorizing it by type, material, drug delivery method, and geography. The purpose of publishing this research report is to aid healthcare professionals and company executives in making better decisions and implementing new strategic initiatives in the pharmaceutical packaging market.

For better analysis, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is categorized on the basis of type, material, drug delivery method, and geography. On the basis of type, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is segmented into ampules, blister packs, canisters, cartridges, IV bags, medical specialty bags, mini-jars, plastic bottles, pouches, sachets, syringes, tubes, vials, and others. Based on material, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is segmented into plastics and polymers, paper and paperboard, glass, aluminum foil, and others. Based on the drug delivery method, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is segmented into oral drug packaging, pulmonary drug packaging, transdermal drug packaging, injectable drug packaging, nasal drug packaging, and others. This market report provides an analysis of the global pharmaceutical packaging market for the years 2015–2025, considering 2016 as the base year for the study. CAGRs are calculated for each of the aforementioned segments for the period 2017–2025.

On the basis of geographical demarcation, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is analyzed by categorizing the market into five major regions as follows:

  • 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 and Africa

Based on geographical demarcation, the market estimates for pharmaceutical packaging are presented for the years 2015–2025, and CAGRs are calculated for the period 2017–2025. Also, geographical regions are further analyzed by sub-segmenting them in terms of type, material, drug delivery method, and constituent countries.

This report also describes major qualitative market assessment factors, including key market trends and market drivers and restraints, to aid in a better understanding of the global pharmaceutical packaging market. This report provides an attractive investment proposition and also demonstrates competitive landscape analysis and Porter's five forces model. The report also provides the market share of the major players in the global pharmaceutical market and profiles key market leaders. Key players that are profiled in this report include Amcor, Ltd., Aptar Group, Inc., Baxter International, Inc., Becton Dickinson and Company, Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Berry Plastics Corporation, Capsugel, Inc., Gerresheimer AG, Graphic Packaging Group, MeadWestvaco Corporation, Owens-Illinois, Inc., RPC Group, Schott Pharmaceuticals Services, Inc., Sealed Air Corporation, and Westrock and Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.

For the purpose of this study, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is studied by its types in the following areas:

  • Ampules
  • Blister Packs
  • Canisters
  • Cartridges
  • IV Bags
  • Specialty Medical Bags
  • Mini-Jars
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Pouches
  • Sachets
  • Syringes
  • Tubes
  • Vials
  • Others

Numerous types of products are utilized for the packaging of pharmaceuticals. The selection of packaging products for pharmaceuticals depends on various factors, including the benefits of the packaging products and drug form. Although each and every product type has its own benefits and applications in pharmaceutical packaging, some of the products dominate the market in terms of market value. Plastics and blister packs dominate the global pharmaceutical market due to their high preference for packaging. Easy availability, patient convenience, and rising demand for orally administered drugs are some of the factors driving the market's growth. In terms of market size, plastics are followed by blister packs due to the substantial prescription of oral drugs and increasing manufacturing. Pouches, sachets, and tubes are anticipated to escalate compared to other segments.

For the purpose of this study, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is studied in the following areas:

  • Plastics & Polymer
  • Paper and paperboard
  • Glass
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Others

Various materials are employed for the development of packaging material, including plastics, paper, paperboard, glass, and aluminum. The plastics and polymers segment dominates the market due to superior handling properties and lesser weight. Plastics and polymers are employed as raw materials for the manufacturing of bags, bottles, cartridges, and syringes. Consequently, the plastics and polymers segment leads the market and is expected to dominate the market in the forecast period. The paper and paperboard segment is growing at the fastest pace due to the introduction of eco-friendly paper in the manufacturing market.

In the forecast year, the increasing popularity of novel paper products will act as a market driver for the paper and paperboard segment. The glass packaging market is anticipated to decline in the forecast period due to decreasing demand for glass for packaging and the emergence of other novel and cheaper materials. The increasing costs of glass and handling issues are the main restraints on the glass pharmaceutical packaging market.

The global pharmaceutical packaging market is studied by drug delivery method in the following areas for the purposes of this study:

  • Oral Drug Packaging
  • Pulmonary Drug Packaging
  • Transdermal Drug Packaging
  • Injectable Drug Packaging
  • Nasal Drug Packaging
  • Others

Oral drug delivery is preferred due to patient compliance, better storage, and cost efficacy. Therefore, oral drug packaging leads the global pharmaceutical market. The bioavailability of the drug and its onset of action is slower with oral administration compared to some other modes of delivery. These factors act as a market restraint for the oral drug packaging market. The injectable drug packaging segment is anticipated to surge at a considerable pace in the market due to the high efficiency of the drugs administered intravenously. The intravenous route of administration of the drug is mostly performed in hospitals due to the availability of skilled professionals. The global pharmaceutical packaging market is expected to grow due to increased healthcare expenditure and increased investment in research for novel packaging products.

Based on geographical regions, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.North America leads the global pharmaceutical packaging market and is anticipated to dominate the market in the forecast period due to increased disease burden, increasing novel product launches, and high costs. The presence of major pharmaceutical packaging companies, rising healthcare expenditures, and the introduction of sophisticated therapies with specialized packaging needs are some of the factors that contribute to the expansion of the North American market. In terms of market size, North America is followed by Europe.

The European pharmaceutical packaging market is anticipated to rise at a moderate pace in the forecast period due to regulatory pressure regarding the packaging of pharmaceuticals. Growing new packaging products and their innovation, as well as their swift adoption, are other factors contributing to the growth of the market in Europe. Asia Pacific is anticipated to experience the fastest market growth during the forecast years. This regional growth is linked to the emerging pharmaceutical markets in China, India, and Japan. Improved healthcare services, rising contract packaging, and an increase in the manufacturing of generic drugs are some of the factors driving the market in Asia Pacific.

Frequently Asked Question:

The market for Pharmaceutical Packaging Market is expected to reach USD$ 130.73 in 2025.

The Pharmaceutical Packaging Market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at 8.8%.

The report is forecasted from 2017 -2025.

The base year of this report is 2016.

Aptar Group, Inc., Baxter International, Inc., Becton Dickinson and Company, Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Berry Plastics Corporation, Capsugel, Inc., Gerresheimer AG, Graphic Packaging Group. are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  Dec 2017
Category:  Pharmaceuticals
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