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Global Ampoule and Syringes Market: Snapshot

The worldwide ampoules and syringes market is witnessing a substantial rise in its valuation. Analysts expect the scenario to remain positive over the forthcoming years, thanks to the continual advancements in the biologics and biosimilars industry, influencing the demand for ampoules and prefilled syringes. The patent expiry of a number of biologics has led to the introduction of biosimilars in the global market, which is the main factor behind the significant growth of the market for ampoules and syringes across the world.

On the other hand, the high cost of the temperature-controlled packaging needed for temperature-sensitive drugs and the increasing product recalls due to breakages and leachables may limit the market’s progress to some extent in the near future.

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In 2015, the global market for ampoules and syringes stood at US$5.1 bn. Progressing at an impressive CAGR of 10.50% between 2016 and 2024, the opportunity in this market is expected to surpass US$12.4 bn by the end of 2024.

Glass Ampoules and Glass Syringes to Continue to Enjoy High Demand

The global market for ampoule and syringes is broadly analyzed on the basis of the type of ampoule product and the type of syringes. Glass ampoules, plastic ampoules, cyclic olefin polymers, and cyclic olefin copolymers are the key ampoule products found in this market. With a share of nearly 84%, the glass ampoules segment led the overall demand for ampoules in 2015. Thanks to the heat-resistant feature of glass ampoules, their demand is likely to remain high over the forthcoming years.

Plastic ampoules, classified into PVC, polyethylene, polypropylene, are also gaining significant momentum across the world. The demand for polyethylene ampoules is much higher than other plastic ampoules, currently, which is expected to witness impressive growth opportunities compared to PVC and polypropylene ampoules in the near future.

Glass syringes and polymers syringes are the two main types of syringes available in this market. Among these, the demand for glass syringes is greater than polymer syringes and the situation is anticipated to continue to be same over the next few years.

EMEA to Retain its Position as Leader in Ampoule & Syringes Market

The global ampoule and syringes market is spread across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific (APAC), Countries under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), namely, the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and the Rest of the World. Of these, EMEA has acquired the leading position in this market and is expected to retain it over the years to come, thanks to the early adoption and the rising awareness in the region. Europe is the key contributor to the EMEA market for ampoule and syringes. The NAFTA market is also projected to grow steadily in the near future, thanks to the presence of leading pharmaceutical companies in this region.

Some of the key players functioning in the global market for ampoule and syringes are Schott AG, Becton, Dickinson and Co., Gerresheimer AG, West Pharmaceutical Services Inc., Vetter Pharma International GmbH, Nipro Corp., Stevanato Group, JSR Corp., TOPAS Advanced Polymers, Baxter International Inc., B. Braun Melsungen AG, Terumo Corp., Unilife Corp., Medtronic, Ypsomed Holding AG, and Zeon Corp.

Rising Health Issues across the World Creates Increased Demand for Ampoules and Syringes

The biologics and biosimilars industry across the globe is evolving at consistent pace. This scenario is generating remarkable growth in demand for ampoules and prefilled syringes. This aside, there is remarkable growth in various types of health issues in all worldwide locations. Owing to these factors, the vendors working in the global ampoules and syringes market are projected to gather prodigious expansion avenues in the forthcoming years.

Plastic ampoules, glass ampoules, cyclic olefin copolymers, and cyclic olefin polymers are some of the ampoule types available today. Of them, vendors from ampoules and syringes market are experiencing prodigious demand for glass ampoules from all across the globe. With the expiry of many biologics patent, there is remarkable growth in the introduction of biosimilars. This scenario is making a way for prodigious growth of the ampoules and syringes market in the years ahead.

With the increased number of older people living in all worldwide locations, the concept of home healthcare is surfacing owing to its numerous advantages. Minimum cost of progression-free survival (PFS) in comparison to care offered in ambulatory service centers (ASCs) and hospitals is one of the key factors boosting the concept of home healthcare. Owing to this scenario, there is notable growth in demand for ampoules and syringes in all worldwide locations.

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has resulted into decelerating the overall worldwide economy. The healthcare professionals from all across the globe are growing focus toward offering treatment for patients suffering from coronavirus. As a result, other non-emergency healthcare services are halted for temporary period. The companies working in the global ampoules and syringes market are experiencing issues related to the production as well as trading activities. Thus, industry leaders are focused on strategizing business move to deal with the situation and regain regular activities.

Global Ampoules and Syringes Market: Overview

This report provides forecast and analysis of the ampoules and syringes market on the global and regional level. The study provides historic data of 2015 along with forecast from 2016 to 2024 based on volume (Mn Units) and revenue (US$ Mn). It includes drivers, restraints and the ongoing trend of the ampoules and syringes market along with their impact on demand during the forecast period. The report also comprises the study of opportunities available in the market for ampoules and syringes on the global and regional level. It includes value chain analysis with list of raw material supplier, manufacturer, importer, distributors, wholesaler, retailer, hospitals and mail order pharmacies in the value chain.

In order to provide the users of this report with comprehensive view of market, we have included detailed competitiveness analysis and company players. The competitive dashboard provides an elaborate comparison of ampoules and syringes manufacturers on parameters such as company’s revenue, unique selling propositions and key strategic developments. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, by product type and by geographic region.

Global Ampoules and Syringes Market: Research Methodology

Market statistics have been estimated based on average consumption and weighted average pricing of by product type in ampoules and syringes and the revenue is derived through regional pricing trends. Market size and forecast for each segment have been provided in the context of global and regional markets. The ampoules and syringes market has been analyzed based on expected demand. Prices considered for the calculation of revenue are average regional prices obtained through primary quotes from numerous ampoules and syringes manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors. All key end users have been considered and potential applications have been estimated on the basis of secondary sources and feedback from primary respondents.

Regional demand patterns have been considered while estimating the market for various end users of ampoules and syringes in different regions. Top-down approach has been used to estimate the ampoules and syringes market by regions. Market numbers for global product type has been derived using the bottom-up approach, which is cumulative of each region’s demand. The market has been forecast based on constant currency rates. 

A number of primary and secondary sources were consulted during the course of the study. Secondary sources include Factiva, World Bank, Packaging Digest, Plastic Manufacturers Association, Society of the Plastics Industry, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Hoover’s, and company annual reports and publications.

Companies Mentioned in the Report

The report provides detailed competitive outlook including company profiles of key participants operating in the ampoules and syringes market includes Becton, Dickinson and Company, Schott AG, Gerresheimer AG, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., Nipro Corporation, Unilife Corporation, Vetter Pharma International GmbH, Stevanato Group, TOPAS Advanced Polymers, JSR CORPORATION, Baxter International Inc., Terumo Corporation, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Ypsomed Holding AG, Medtronic, Zeon Corporation.

The global ampoules and syringes market are segmented as follows

By Ampoules Product Type

  • Glass Ampoules
    • Type I
    • Type II
    • Type III
  • Plastic Ampoules
    • PVC
    • Polyethylene
    • Polypropylene
    • Others (PET, EVA, Polycarbonate)
  • Cyclic olefin copolymers (COC)
  • Cyclic olefin polymers (COP)

By Syringes Product Type

  • Glass Syringes
  • Polymer Syringes
    • Cyclic olefin copolymers (COC)
    • Cyclic olefin polymers (COP)
    • PP and others

By Region

  • EMEA
  • APAC
  • Rest of World

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