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Oral Drug Packaging Market: An Overview

Pharmaceutical packaging is a very integral part of the pharmaceutical industry as it used not only to protect the absolute integrity of the drug product enclosed in it but also helps in identification and provides protection from external factors. It is considered that without proper packaging even one of the best-formulated drug can prove useless. The oral drug packaging market covers a major share in the pharmaceutical packaging market as a result of the oral drug delivery system being considered to be the easiest and most efficient method of drug delivery. This is the result of the many advantages the oral drug delivery exhibits like pain avoidance, ease of ingestion for all age groups and versatility to accommodate various types of drugs among other benefits.

In the global pharmaceutical packaging market among all other categories, the oral drug packaging market is the largest. The reason behind this is an increase in the incidence of chronic diseases which require long term treatment, improvement in patient compliance, and use of an advanced oral delivery system to reposition drugs. The growth in the oral drug packaging market in the coming future shows huge potential as many big pharmaceutical companies are making substantial investments in an attempt for enhancing their in-house capabilities of developing innovative oral drug delivery technologies.

Oral Drug Packaging Market: Dynamics

Key players in the pharmaceutical packaging industry are showing greater interest in the oral drug packaging market as it has a huge advantage over the other pharmaceutical packaging options which is having the potential to cater to the very specific needs of the handicapped and elderly population by integrating their needs into packaging designs, thus making the product a lot more convenient for them to use. In the developed economies the ageing population is on the rise and as a result of its ease and convenience, the oral drug packaging market is on the rise.

The oral drug packaging of liquids is considered to be very important by pharmaceutical companies. This is because there is cutthroat competition in the pharmaceutical market, making brand differentiation and enhancement a necessity.  As oral liquid packaging not only increases the visibility of the product but also helps in improving the brand perception among the people it proves to be a factor to drive the oral drug packaging market.

There is a rise in the number of people globally that are preferring alternatives like Ayurveda or homeopathy to avoid the side effects associated with certain allopathic treatments. The oral drug packaging market is greatly benefited from this as oral drug packaging is the most widely used and preferred type of packaging solution in both the streams as a majority of treatments involved use an oral form of drug delivery.

As a result of the Covid19 pandemic, the oral drug packaging market is witnessing a big leap in terms of growth resulting from the heightened demand for prescribed as well as over the counter medications. In an attempt to evade going to hospitals for the treatment of rather small or home treatable problem majority of people are preferring over counter medicines as a solution to prevent themselves from getting infected by the virus at the hospital. As the majority of these medicines come in the form of oral packaging there is a significant rise in demand for oral drug packaging.

Oral Drug Packaging Market: Segmentation

The oral drug packaging market can be segmented by raw material, packaging type and product form.

By Raw Material, the oral drug packaging market can be segmented as

  • Plastic
    • Polyethylene
    • Polyester
    • Polypropylene
    • Polyvinyl chloride
  • Paper
  • Glass
  • Aluminium foil

By Packaging Type, the oral drug packaging market can be segmented as

  • Bottle
  • Blister
  • Jars/Containers
  • Sachets and Pouches
  • Others

By Product Form, the oral drug packaging market can be segmented as

  • Solid form
    • Capsules
    • Chewable tablets or lozenges
    • Powder
  • Liquid form
    • Drops
    • Syrups
    • Solutions

Oral Drug Packaging Market: Regional Outlook

The rise in diverse and advanced drug manufacturing companies located in the developed economies like the US, Germany, Japan, France, Canada and the UK will be a driving factor for the oral drug packaging market. As a result of rapidly expanding manufacturing capabilities and the adoption of strict regulations for improving the reliability and quality of the drugs produced domestically the regions like India, Mexico, Argentina, Turkey, China and Russia are expected to become the fast-growing markets for oral drug packaging. North America has a comparatively higher per capita income expenditure on health care making it one of the biggest market for the oral drug packaging market. A large number of manufacturers of pharmaceuticals are in the Asia Pacific and Latin America making them some of the lucrative places for oral drug packaging manufacturers.

Oral Drug Packaging Market: Key Players

Key players in the oral drug packaging market are,

  • Amcor plc
  • Gerresheimer AG
  • Berry Global Inc.
  • Schott AG
  • AptarGroup Inc.
  • CCL Industries Inc.
  • Ball Corporation
  • Lonza Group Ltd.
  • IntraPac International LLC
  • Wihuri Group
  • Sonoco Products Company
  • Catalent, Inc.
  • Uflex Ltd.
  • Bilcare Ltd.
  • RPC Group plc
  • Bemis Company, Inc.

The report oral drug packaging market is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides an in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on cement packaging market segments and geographies.

Regional Analysis Includes-

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

Reports Highlights:

  • A detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing oral drug packaging market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth oral drug packaging market segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected market size regarding volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments in the oral drug packaging market
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies for key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

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
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

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The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

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?

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

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Oral Drug Packaging Market