Global Child Resistant Closures Market: Snapshot

Child resistant closures are the types of closures that are difficult for children below the age of 5 years to open and require assistance of an adult. Such closures are specifically designed to prevent any hazard to children’s health from the accidental consumption of intoxicating substances or pharmaceutical products. The market has expanded at a promising pace in the past few years and continues to be driven at a steady pace.

The growth of the global child resistant closures market can be attributed to the rising need for effective reduction of drug intoxication cases. Easy open packaging have led to several reported cases of drug intoxication among children. The introduction of child resistant packaging has been associated with the reduction in mortality rate in the United States. Child resistant closures are designed in accordance with strict pharmaceutical industry regulations, which are aimed at preventing the potential cases of accidental drug intoxication among children.

The global child resistant closures market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.5% to reach US$2,157.4 mn by the end of 2025. In terms of volumetric consumption, the market is estimated to be pegged at 13.4 bn units in 2017.

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Push and Turn Closures to Remain Most In-Demand Product Variety

On the basis of closure type, the global child resistant closures market is segmented into push & turn closure, squeeze & turn closure and others. Push and turn closure is expected to account for a major market revenue share of more than 70% of the overall market by the end of 2025. On the basis of end use, the global market is segmented into pharmaceuticals, household and personal care, chemicals and fertilizers, food and beverages, and automotive. Of these, the Pharmaceuticals segment is expected to account for a market revenue share of more than 90% by the end of 2025.

On the basis of material type, the global market is segmented into PP, LDPE, HDPE, and Others. PP is expected to dominate among the various material types due to its chemically inert properties and non-reactivity with the packaged product. By tamper evidence, the global market is segmented into tamper evident and non-tamper evident. Tamper evident segment is anticipated to maintain its dominance all throughout the forecast period. Tamper evident closures along with child resistance feature also ensure that the product is being transported in its intact form.

North America to Remain Leading Consumer of Child Resistant Closures, thanks to Strict Mandates Governing Pharma Industry

North America held the dominant share in the global market in terms of revenue in 2016. The regional market is also is expected to remain the most lucrative and promising regional market over the report’s forecast period, representing an incremental opportunity of US$347.8 mn over the period between 2017 and 2025. The growth of the region can be attributed to a well-established pharmaceutical packaging industry along with the high preference to bottles as a product type. The North America market for child resistant closures is expected to register a CAGR of 6.3 % over the said period, with sales particularly concentrated in the United States.

The markets in Europe and Asia Pacific are also likely to remain competitive and present promising growth opportunities owing to the steadily expanding pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical packaging industries. The Europe market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.3% over the forecast period. The APAC market is expected to expand at the CAGR of 6.1% and is anticipated to grow by 61% of its current market size by the end of 2025. Latin America market for child resistant closures is expected to constitute 7.2% of the market revenue share of the global market and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6%.

Some of the leading companies in the global child resistant closures market are Closures Systems International, Inc., Silgan Plastic Closures Solutions, BERICAP GmbH & Co. KG, Global Closures Systems, Aptar Group, Inc., Berry Global, Inc., Amcor Limited, O.Berk Company, LLC, Blackhawk Molding Co. Inc., and CL Smith Company.

Global Child Resistant Closures Market: Overview

This Transparency Market Research report examines the global child resistant closures market for the forecast period 2017–2025. The primary objective of the report is to identify opportunities in the market and present updates as well as insights pertaining to various segments of the Global Child resistant closures market. 

The report begins with an overview of the global child resistant closures market, evaluating market performance in terms of revenue, followed by TMR’s analysis of key trends, drivers, and restraints witnessed in the global market. Impact analysis of the key growth drivers and restraints based on the weighted average model is also included in the report.

To compute the market size, in-depth secondary research is done.  Data points such as regional splits and market split by closure type, material type, end use, and tamper evidence has been assimilated to arrive at appropriate market estimates. The report comprises the forecast of the global revenue generated by the sales of child resistant closures market.

TMR triangulates the data via different analysis based on supply side, demand side, as well as the dynamics of child resistant closures market.

Global Child Resistant Closures Market: Research Methodology

Market numbers have been estimated based on extensive secondary and primary research, average pricing of child resistant closures by closure type and the revenue is derived through regional pricing trends. Market size and forecast for each segment has been provided in the context of global and regional markets. The child resistant closures 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 regional child resistant closures 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.

Country demand patterns have been considered while estimating the market for various end users of child resistant closures in the different regions. Bottom-up approach has been used to estimate the child resistant closures market by regions. Global market numbers by closure type, by material type, end use, and by tamper evidence have been derived using the bottom-up approach, which is cumulative of each country’s demand. The same has also been validated from top-down approach. Company-level market share has been derived on the basis of revenues reported by key manufacturers. 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, FAO, Packaging Digest, and Hoover’s, and company annual reports and publications.

Global Child Resistant Closures Market: Scope of the Report

TMR not only conduct forecasts in terms of value, but also evaluate the market on the basis of essential parameters, such as Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth. This helps providers to recognize the future opportunities as well predictability of the market.

In order to understand and assess opportunities in this market, the report is categorically divided into four key sections on the basis of capacity, material type, chamber type, and region. The report analyses the Global Child resistant closures market in terms of value (US$ Mn) and volume (Mn Units).

Global Child Resistant Closures Market: Segmentation

Another vital feature of this report is the analysis of the child resistant closures market by region, material type, closure type, end use, and by tamper evidence; and the corresponding revenue forecast in terms of absolute dollar opportunity. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve as well as to identify potential resources from a sales perspective of the Global Child resistant closures market. 

To understand key segments in terms of their growth and performance in the child resistant closures market, Transparency Market Research has developed a market attractiveness index. The resulting index should help providers identify existing market opportunities in the global child resistant closures market.

In the final section of the report, child resistant closures market competitive landscape is included to provide a dashboard view of companies that manufacture and provide services of child resistant closures market. The report contains company profiles of some of the key players in the global child resistant closures market.

Some of the key players in global child resistant packaging market include Closures Systems International, Inc., Silgan Plastic Closures Solutions, BERICAP GmbH & Co. KG, Global Closures Systems, Aptar Group, Inc., Berry Global, Inc., Amcor Limited, O.Berk Company, LLC, Blackhawk Molding Co. Inc., CL Smith Company, Georg MENSHEN GmbH & Co. KG, Mold-Rite Plastics LLC, United Caps Luxembourg S.A., Guala Closures S.p.A., Plastic Closures Limited, Weener Plastik GmbH, Parekhplast India Limited, and Tecnocap S.p.A.

Global child resistant closures market segmentation is below

By Closure Type

  • Push & Turn
  • Squeeze & Turn
  • Others (Dropper Caps)

By Material Type

  • Polypropylene
  • Low density polyethylene
  • High density polyethylene
  • Others

By End Use

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Household & Personal Care
  • Chemicals & Fertilizers
  • Others ( F& B, Automotive)

By Tamper Evidence

  • Tamper Evident
  • Non-Tamper Evident

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
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