Published: Mar, 2017
The global market for sterile medical packaging is extremely competitive and fragmented in nature, owing to the presence of a large number of players operating in it, states a research report by Transparency Market Research. The leading players operating in the market, namely Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, Oracle Packaging, Sonoco Plastics Europe, Placon, Amcor Limited, Wipak Group, 3M Medical Packaging, Ampac Group, Billerkornas AB, Steripack, and Dupont are making remarkable efforts to expand their product portfolio and enhance their services in the coming years. In addition, these players are adopting the outsourcing model so as to expand their footprint in the global sterile medical packaging market in order to generate a high ROI. Furthermore, the strengthening of the distribution network and the increasing number of mergers and acquisitions are likely to accelerate the growth of the market in the near future.
As per the research study by Transparency Market Research, in 2016, the global sterile medical packaging market was worth US$26.5 bn and is expected to reach a value of US$38.3 bn by the end of 2024. This market is estimated to register a healthy growth throughout the forecast period.
Development of Healthcare Sector to Augment North America Sterile Medical Packaging Market
From a geographical viewpoint, North America is expected to witness robust growth in the next few years. The increasing investment in the healthcare and manufacturing sectors is one of the key factors expected to encourage the growth of the sterile medical packaging market in North America in the forecast period. On the other hand, Europe is expected to exhibit a sluggish growth in the coming years. Nevertheless, the late adoption of medical packaging in Romania, Poland, and turkey is expected to offer several growth opportunities in the near future. Furthermore, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America are anticipated to witness a progressive growth in the next few years.
The global market for sterile medical packaging has been categorized on the basis of end use into medical supplies and medical equipment. As per the research report, the pharmaceutical and biologics sub-segment in the medical equipment segment is estimated to lead the global market in the coming years. The growing demand for enhanced and innovative packaged medical products is projected to fuel the growth of this segment in the next few years. On the contrary, the medical supplies segment is projected to witness a downward trend in the coming years.
Rising Health Awareness to Bolster Global Sterile Medical Packaging Market
In the last few years, biologics has gained immense popularity and is being preferred extensively as a choice of treatment for chronic disorders such as arthritis and diabetes. As a result, the demand for biologics and pharmaceutical products is predicted to encourage the growth of the global sterile medical packaging market in the near future. In addition, the growing demand for innovative product packaging solutions, especially among biologics manufacturers is estimated to fuel the growth of the overall market in the near future.
Furthermore, the rising awareness among patients regarding a healthy lifestyle and the tremendously rising geriatric population are some of the primary factors estimated to accelerate the growth of the market in the near future. The increasing demand for medical devices and drugs, which is predicted to create a favorable environment for the global sterile packaging market in the next few years.
Development of Sustainable Packaging Options to Offer Growth Opportunities
The global market for sterile medical packaging is expected to witness several challenges in the next few years. The stringent regulations imposed by governments for packaging and the rise in the healthcare costs are estimated to restrict the growth of the global sterile medical packaging market in the coming years. Nonetheless, the development of the new sustainable packaging options and constant innovations in the pharmaceutical sector are predicted to contribute extensively towards the development of the overall market in the near future.
This information is based on the findings of a research report published by Transparency Market Research (TMR), titled “Sterile Medical Packaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024.”
The global sterile medical packaging market has been segmented as below:
Global Sterile Medical Packaging Market, by Product
- Pouches & Bags
- Gusset bags
- Header bags
- Liner tear bags
- Semi-ultra clean bags
- Spout pouches
- Thermoform trays
- Vials & ampoules
- Clamshells & lids
- IV containers
Global Sterile Medical Packaging Market, by Material
- Plastic Films
- Foam Sheets
Global Sterile Medical Packaging Market, by Application
- Medical supplies
- Syringes and needles
- Surgical tapes
- Medical equipment
- Pharmaceutical & biologics
Global Sterile Medical Packaging Market, by Geography
- North America
- Latin America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa
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