Medical Packaging Films Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Production, Consumption, Revenue and Forecast 2021 to 2030

The global medical packaging films market size was valued at US$ 14,321 million in 2020. The market is forecast to expand at a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period, 2020-2030. Medical packaging films find extensive applications in the production of myriad packaging types such as bags & pouches, wraps, blister packs, sachets, and labels. Rise in the cases of chronic disorders, escalating demand for bioplastics, and huge healthcare funding activities are foreseen to drive medical packaging films market earnings.

Medical packaging films market primarily consists of high barrier films, co-extruded films, and formable films. Medical packaging films provide a high barrier against moisture, water, oxygen, and other gases. Medical packaging films are used in the manufacture of packaging formats such as bags & pouches, blister packs, labels, sachets, and wraps. Materials used to manufacture medical packaging films include, plastic, aluminum, and oxides. High barrier films segment is further segmented into metallized and coated films. Metallized medical packaging films segment is expected to witness a positive growth, registering a CAGR of 5.1%. Coated medical packaging films are coated with polymers or aluminum to improve their barrier property. Medical packaging films are used as lidding on trays. For tray lids, the seal area should transmit the peeling force smoothly around the package. The shape of the seal and design and location of the peel tabs affect the relative ease of opening. Bags & pouches are used for the packaging of gloves, catheters, syringes, dressings, bandages, etc. Medical packaging films tend to provide less physical protection than the rigid ones. The sealing of medical device packaging is critical. Inappropriate sealing can negatively affect the package integrity of the medical packaging films.

Manufacturers are exploring the clinical requirement for two sterile barriers on the medical device. Depending on the attributes of the device, including its size, design specifications, complexity, number of components, and the clinical procedure itself, having two sterile barriers in medical packaging films is an unnecessary use of packaging materials and resources. It is estimated that by the year 2050, over 5% of the U.S. population will be over the age of 85 and will overall drive the medical packaging films market. The aging trend is not limited to the United States but is a global phenomenon that warrants the consideration of packaging for all types of products. Not only do aging consumers use medical products at a higher per capita rate than the general population, but they are also at risk of inappropriate product use for a variety of reasons. Therefore, manufacturers of medical packaging films have engaged in patient-centric packaging.

Medical packaging films need to be approved for use with a specific medical device by the Food & Drug Administration. However, generally, the FDA regulates medical devices but leaves the choice of acceptable medical packaging films largely up to the device makers. The FDA doesn’t approve medical packaging films as independent products. Medical packaging films are validated for medical use by the device maker. The validation specifies and essentially freezes every aspect of production, including exact resin grades and additives, extrusion parameters, and even which specific extruder in a plant makes the medical packaging films. This relatively inflexible system means that a medical packaging films processor must be assured of a stable, long-term supply of approved resins. If a resin company stops producing one of those materials, medical packaging films have to be requalified with new resin.

Blister Strips with Aluminium Strips Promise New Opportunities for Growth

Blister Strips with Aluminium Packaging Promises New Opportunities for Growth to provide more protection for wounds, and decrease the risk of possible infection spread. The rising cases of accidents, and increased fire-burn incidences, among others will create new opportunities for growth for this segment. Moreover, increasing concern about infections, and increasing cases of infection-spread in hospitals, will drive growth of the medical packaging films market. These products also provide moisture resistance, and their high-barrier in medical packaging will drive growth for the medical packaging films market.

SBC Coated Films to Promise New Opportunities for Growth

The introduction of super barrier-coated films or SBCs are expected to fuel growth during the forecast period. These high barrier packaging prevent entry of gases and prevent permeation of nitrogen, oxygen, and water vapour. The new products in the market are a promising alternative to conventional cold-formable and thermo formable medical packaging films. Their patient-centric nature, and their innovative blister packs will promise new opportunities for growth for players in the medical packaging films market.

Patient-centric Packaging:

Blister strips using formed aluminum foil or laminate for the base layer usually take up a bigger footprint than those made from medical packaging films, because of the limitations in the depth and gradient of pocket size that can be achieved with this material. Larger packs are not favored by patients or pharmacists, so for products requiring a high barrier to moisture, producers should consider the use of high-barrier medical packaging films instead, as these materials allow the production of smaller footprint blisters whilst still providing high moisture barrier properties. The trend for calendared blister medical packaging films is witnessed in regions such as North America and Europe and is soon to gain a market footprint in the APAC and MEA region.

North America has shown impressive growth in medical packaging films production as well as consumption, such that it towers over the rest of the countries in the APAC region, and beyond. The Chinese medical packaging films market currently accounts for more than 60% of the global medical packaging films consumption alone. North America’s medical packaging films market was significantly boosted, owing to the increase in geriatric population and is expected to continue the momentum of growth of medical packaging films market during the forecast period. Therefore, medical packaging films manufacturers are expected to eye the Asia Pacific region for potential business expansion. Therefore, the outlook for the global medical packaging films market is expected to be positive during the forecast period.

Key players considered in the report on medical packaging films market include 3M Company, Winpak Ltd, Bemis Company, Inc., Dunmore Corporation, Berry Global Group, Inc., Honeywell International, Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Klöckner Pentaplast Europe GmbH & Co. KG, Glenroy Inc., and Renolit Group.

The study has considered the base year as 2020, which estimates the market size of market and the forecast period is 2020 to 2030. The report analyzes and forecasts the market size, in terms of volume (thousand units) and value (USD million), for the market. The report provides a detailed analysis of various forces acting in the market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges). The report covers key players and comprehensively analyzes their market shares and core competencies. It also tracks and analyzes competitive developments such as joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, new product launches, expansions, and other activities carried out by key industry participants.

Market Segmentation

By Type

  • Thermoformable Film
  • High Barrier Film

By Application

  • Bag
  • Tube
  • Others

The Medical Packaging Films market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Medical Packaging Films market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Medical Packaging Films market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Medical Packaging Films market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Medical Packaging Films market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Medical Packaging Films capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Medical Packaging Films by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Medical Packaging Films market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2016 to 2027. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Medical Packaging Films market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Medical Packaging Films market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Medical Packaging Films industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

Medical Packaging Films market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Medical Packaging Films market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Medical Packaging Films market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Medical Packaging Films market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Medical Packaging Films. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Medical Packaging Films. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Medical Packaging Films are as follows:

  • History Year: 2016-2019
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Estimated Year: 2021
  • Forecast Year 2021 to 2027

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- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
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- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

Market Size Estimation

Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).

The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.

Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.

Primary Sources

 In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2016-2019) and forecast (2020-2030);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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