- Global Market Scenario
The medical / healthcare industry
is one of the largest industries in the world. Healthcare packaging is essential
for protecting the medicines and medical equipment from contamination from air,
moisture and dust. Being a vital industry, as emerging economies grow, demand
for healthcare packaging will increase, further strengthening the market.
The global healthcare packaging
market is constantly challenged with changing trends such as the increased use
of disposable medical products, ageing population, rising cost of raw materials,
transportation and energy, cost pressures on suppliers, influence of
regulations, outsourcing packaging, child-resistant and tamper-evident
packaging. Countries continue to invest in healthcare development, and
corresponding strong demand is expected for healthcare packaging, allowing for
robust market growth. Furthermore, innovations driven by consumer preferences
and environmental concerns will create new and exciting opportunities in the
healthcare packaging market.
The key drivers for the growth of
the medical device packaging market are the growing healthcare industry. There
is an increased demand for such packaging by the medical device manufacturers on
a large scale. The packaging industry on the other hand are seen investing
heavily on various technological advancements. On the basis of product type,
pouches contributes the largest to the market, majorly due to its cost
effectiveness and infection resistant specification. Cost sensitiveness and
falling healthcare costs are hindering the growth of the global medical device
packaging market. North-America contributes largely to overall market share.
Europe is the leading consumer
followed closely by North America. Major demand in Europe is generated from
Western Europe where most of the major consumers such as GE Healthcare, Phillips
and Siemens Healthcare among others are located. Asia Pacific has emerged as the
fastest growing market led by India and China owing to expansion and stricter
regulations for medical products industry in the region.
The global medical device
packaging market size is expected to cross USD 30 Billion at CAGR of
approximately 6% by 2022. Growing healthcare industry is expected to drive the
medical devices market which in turn affects the medical device packaging
demand. However, healthcare cost reduction in the major markets as well as cost
sensitiveness due to rising completion in the medical devices market might
hamper the market growth.
Global Medical Device
Packaging Market Segmentation
Containers are the dominant
product types of medical device packaging and expected to remain the largest
segment over the forecast period. Other product types include pouches, trays,
blister packs, clamshell packs and vials. Stringent government regulations and
strict industry standards are expected to further enhance the market demand.
Improved strength, barrier properties and puncture resistance have added to the
attractiveness of pouches for small to medium sized packages. Multiple
compartment trays and clamshell trays are other types which are gaining
popularity attributed to lower risk of infection spreading and staff errors
during the organization of products.
Regional Analysis of Global
Medical Device Packaging Market
Asian countries, especially
India, China are expected to grow fastest over the forecasted period due to
expansion of the healthcare industry and stricter government and non-government
regulations to support healthcare sector. However, North America dominates the
market due to advancements of medical technology and infrastructure.
Market Size of Medical Device
Packaging by Regions (USD Billion)
The key players of the global
medical device packaging market include- Amcor Limited, Bemis Company Inc,
Chesapeake Limited, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Klöckner Pentaplast
Group, 3M Company, WestRock Company, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation,
Some of the major players in
Global Medical Packaging Market include Amcor Limited, Chesapeake Limited,
DuPont, Klöckner Pentaplast Group, MeadWestvaco Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical
Holdings Corporation Bemis Company, Inc. (U.S.), West Pharmaceutical Services,
Inc. (U.S.). And 3M company among others.
• Manufactures • Raw Materials
Suppliers • Aftermarket supplier • Research Institute / Education Institute •
Potential Investors • Key executive (CEO and COO) and strategy growth manager
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