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Hinged Clamshell Market: An Overview

Hinged clamshell allows the structure to come together by two halves joined by a hinge area and it is a one-piece container. The hinged clamshell is considered as one of the popular choices for storing and packaging of pre-cut frits, meals-to-go, vegetables and other bulk foods like nuts and seeds. The hinged clamshell is mainly made up of plastic material which looks quite similar to a blister pack. Also, these hinged clamshell containers are microwavable, light in weight keep the inside food content fresh for longer duration. Nowadays, consumers are shifting towards convenience packaging solutions, thereby manufacturers in the packaging sector are also moving towards putting consumer interest first. Hinged clamshell packaging solution helps to protect the products from any type of contamination and is a very secure and convenient to use form of packaging. Several consumer goods manufacturers are considering this type of packaging for their product because it is very cost-effective and easy to manufacture. Hinged clamshell comes in a variety of option as a product type but the transparent one is more popular because of its premium look which offers visualization of clear packaging of the food product.

Hinged Clamshell Market: Dynamics

Products in the end use industries such as pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics & personal care, electrical & electronics require efficient packaging solutions and hinged clamshell ensured the reliability and protection of the product. In hinged clamshell, a hinged lid easily flips up or down which makes them far easier and convenient to use for consumers as well as other end users. Hinged clamshell offers total enclosure for the product inside without detached backings or lids which safeguards the entire packaging is one piece. Therefore, the aforesaid benefits of the hinged clamshell packaging solution are anticipated to fuel the sales in the forecasted period. Another key factor that propels the growth of the hinged clamshell market is several small and large manufacturers in the market are opting hinged clamshell packaging as it provides visibility and is transparent which is projected to grow the target market. 

As a higher choice to plastic bags, hinged clamshell helps to keep delicate fresh food from being otherwise damaged during transport and shipping to consumers’ homes. In addition to this, being excellent to strong products, clamshells are the perfect choice to protect bakery products that might otherwise be squished. Furthermore, these benefits of hinged clamshell drive the sales and demand for hinged clamshell.

Hinged Clamshell Market: Segmentation

Hinged Clamshell Market can be segmented by material, capacity, and end-user.

By material, the hinged clamshell market can be segmented as

  • Plastic
    • Polyethylene (PE)
    • Polypropylene (PP)
    • Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
    • Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC)
    • Others
  • Paper
    • Speciality paper
    • Molder fiber

By product type, the hinged clamshell market can be segmented as

  • Mock Clamshells
  • 2-Piece Clamshells
  • Tri-Fold Clamshells

By application, the hinged clamshell market can be segmented as

  • Food
  • Consumer Electronics and Accessories
  • Cosmetics and Personal care
  • Homecare
  • Stationery
  • Others

Hinged Clamshell Market: Regional Outlook

Based on the geography, the hinged clamshell market is categorized into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and MEA regions. In the Asia Pacific region, the e-commerce sector is driving the hinged clamshell market as a packaging solution. Countries like Japan and India are surge with a huge demand in the e-commerce sector due to which the sales of hinged clamshell has also increased. Furthermore, in the North American region, the countries like the U.S. has accounted a substantial growth in the food sector. Food packaging requires a seal to protect the product inside from contamination and damage and well-made packaging. Additionally, in the U.S. the sales of organic non-food products have increased which requires safe and secure packaging. Ultimately, these products are driving the growth of the hinged clamshell market in the North American region. In the European region, the growing preference of consumers for convenience food had increased. The augmented packaging demand for chilled and frozen food, as well as ready-to-eat meals, is expected to boost the demand for the hinged clamshell in the European market.

Hinged Clamshell Market: Key Players

Key players in the Hinged Clamshell Market are:

Global Players:

Huhtamaki Oyj, Genpak, LLC, Green Paper Products, LLC, Eco-Products, Inc., BioMass Packaging and others.

Asian Players:

Guangzhou Huaheng Plastic Products Co., Ltd., Huizhou Yangrui Printing & Packaging Co.,Ltd, Jinhua Zhongsheng Fiber Products Co., Ltd., Anhui Taicheng Paper&Plastic Tech Co.,Ltd, Nithiya Enterprises and others.

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Regional Analysis Includes-

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

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  • Strategies for key players and products offered
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The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

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