Metal Packaging - Introduction:
Metal Packaging plays an important role in the process of packaging and preservation. Globally, metal packaging has been witnessing a strong growth over the past few years on account of increasing health consciousness among consumers. There are several types of metal packaging used across the world. Use of cans is one of the most widely used type of metal packaging and it has become an important part of the human diet in developed and developing countries during past few years. It is of more value in those parts of the world where no or limited refrigeration exist for storing food. It is a mean of safely preserving foodstuffs, medicines, chemicals, etc. without microbiological deterioration. The global metal packaging is projected to reach more than US$ 150 Bn by 2026, with a decent CAGR in the forecast period.
Metal Packaging Market Dynamics
Metal packaging has a lucrative business opportunity, since it has excellent printability, cost effective- high speed filling & packaging, glossy & high aesthetic value over other packaging materials. The market of global Metal Packaging is anticipated to be driven by many factors such as rise in packaged food intake, and beverages, particularly the increased consumption and use of canned fruits and vegetables and the trend towards 'on-the-go' lifestyles among progressively time-poor consumers. Nutrition retentive properties of metal packaging is one of the significant factors driving the market. The growth of pharmaceutical industry and personal care industry is another major reason for the increasing demand of metal packaging.
However, the increasing awareness of environmental concerns, and the adoption of new regulatory necessities on packaging recycling and the introduction of HDPE and PET bottles in packaging industry is anticipated to hinder the future growth of metal packaging market growth. To counter the alternative packaging material market, the metal packaging companies are also focusing on developing new metal packaging material prototypes and different product marketing strategies in order to keep on developing the market share in the global metal packaging market.
Metal Packaging Market Segmentation
The global Metal Packaging market is segmented on the basis of product types such as cans, drums & pails, aerosols, lids, tubes, trays & foils, caps & closure and others. On the basis of metals used, the global metal packaging is segmented into aluminum, steel, tin and iron. On the basis of end use industry, the global metal packaging is divided into food & beverages industry (whipped cream, beer bottles, etc.), food services industry (catering services, etc.), oil & gas industry (storage of petroleum, etc.), chemical industry (storage of industrial solvents, etc.), personal care industry (deodorants, shave products, etc.), household products (air fresheners, crockery, etc.), industrial use (degreasers, spray paints, etc.) and many others.
Metal Packaging Market: Regional Outlook
Geographically, the Global Metal Packaging industry can be divided by major regions which include North America, Latin America, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific region, Japan, Middle East and Africa. North America currently holds the largest share in the global metal packaging market, as consumption rate of canned food is highest in North America. The second largest market in global metal packaging is Europe, followed by Asia Pacific, Latin America and then rest of the world. The high growth in market of Asia Pacific and Latin America markets is expected in the forecast period owing to the urge of convenient packaging across end use industries.
Metal Packaging Market Players
The major players identified across the value chain of global Metal Packaging market include Amcor of Limited, Ardagh Group, Alcoa Incorporated, CPMC, Manaksia Group, Emballator Metal Group, Crown Holdings, Grief Incorporated, Silgan Holdings, Rexam Plc, Jamestrong Packaging, Shetron Group, Ton Yi Industrial, Bericap Group, GM Metal Packaging Ltd., Fujian Fuzhen Metal Packaging Co. Ltd., etc. The companies are emphasizing on research and development and new product development in order to maintain the competitive advantage in global metal packaging market during the forecast period. Acquisitions and mergers are very rare in metal packaging market, which is the key strategy executed by major market players to gain competitive advantage.
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Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:
- Customer Experience Maps
- Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
- Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
- Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey
The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.
The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- The Middle East and Africa
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The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:
1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?
2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?
3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?
4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?
5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?
6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?
7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?
8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?
9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?
10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?
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