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Medical Supplies Packaging - Overview

The packaging of medical instruments, supplies, appliances and drugs has been widely used for medical supplies packaging. Rising income rates, the growing understanding of healthcare and rising incidences of chronic and curable conditions will drive the medical supplies packaging industry. Accordingly, the right selection of medical supplies packaging is a critical but complicated decision to make different supplies require different formats of packaging like Thermoformed Trays for surgical procedure kits and are ideal for high-pro?le, irregularly shaped devices. Pouches used for single-use disposable items such as gloves, catheters, tubing, adhesive bandages. Bags and Vented Flexible Packaging for medical supplies packaging especially paper bags that are used regularly as they are porosity needed for gas and steam sterilization.

Medical Supplies Packaging - Dynamics

IoT growth in the education and medical sectors

Internet of things in the healthcare industry is prominently used for monitoring every medication kit, record the drug movement of every capsule tablet and present all patient-related prescription details. Such as Rise of Intelligent and Interactive Packaging (I2Pack) is an apt format for smart medical supplies packaging. The I2Pack is the future for medical supplies packaging that can communicate with consumers through the application of radio frequency identification, sensors, energy storage, contact and other functions over conventional packaging channels. This technology advancement will increase the market demand for medical supplies packaging.

The strong rise in demand for implantable devices

Bags segment of the market size of the medical supplies packaging is expected to rise significantly over the forecast period. Growth is due to factors such as extensive use of medical bags for large quantities particularly in low-cost packaging. The most important objective is product protection, and ease of transport is achieved through bags. Besides, bags are used in medical supplies or medications storage, and first aid kit; & pouches are used in the storage of devices or liquid medications. These factors are boosting the segmental growth of medical supplies packaging.

Demand for bi-axially focused films is on the rise due to its associated benefits including exceptional heat resistance and strong impact strength. It is often known as the most special film that can be used in medical supplies packaging by end-users and converters. These factors have a positive impact on the market growth for medical supplies packaging.

Additionally, it is ideal for manufacturing packs for pharmaceutical and medical products, and its regular use in the manufacture of packs will benefit the growth of the medical supplies packaging.

Medical Supplies Packaging - Segmentation

The global medical supplies packaging market is segmented as follows –

By Product Type, the global medical supplies packaging market is segmented into –

  • Bags and Pouches
  • Trays
  • Boxes
  • Others

By Application, the global medical supplies packaging market is segmented into –

  • Hospital
  • Clinic
  • Nursing Home

Medical Supplies Packaging - Regional Outlook

The market size of Asia Pacific medical supplies packaging accounted for a substantial share of revenue in 2018 and is expected to rise over the study period with a robust CAGR. This development is due primarily to increase awareness about the effects of environmental hazards coupled with the promotion of sustainable packaging. Besides, improving health-care services and growing demand for bioplastic material will boost regional growth during the timeframe of the forecast period.

Medical Supplies Packaging - Key Players

  • Avery Dennison Corporation 
  • 3M Company 
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company  
  • CCL Industries Inc.  
  • Amcor Limited 
  • Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH 
  • Ranpak
  • Sonoco Company 
  • WestRock Company 
  • Pharma Packaging Solutions
  • Henry Schei

COVID-19 impact on the Medical Supplies Packaging Market

The due severe shortage of medical supplies in the front line of this pandemic is a very crucial part for the growth of the market in the coming forecast period. The pathogenic mechanism for this virus hasn’t identified as no specific treatment and drug is available for the cure. 

The key medical supplies for clinical care are respiratory support equipment such as life-support system, atomizer, oxygen generator, and monitor. Thus, from diagnosis to cure, the need for temperature control devices, a testing kit for nucleic acid, antiviral medical products and a life-support system has continued to increase. To restore the balance between supply and demand, the Chinese government has introduced the emergency approval procedure for the registration and use of medical supplies that are urgently required to prevent and monitor epidemics. The lack of key materials has however limited the manufacture of medical devices.

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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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