Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market

Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market by Types (Primary Packaging [Bottles, Vials, Ampoules, Blister Packs, and Others], Secondary Packaging, and Tertiary Packaging), Materials (Plastics & Polymers, Paper & Paperboard, Glass, Aluminum Foil, and Others), and Regions (Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa) - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast 2021 – 2028

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The global pharmaceutical contract packaging market size was valued at USD 28 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period, 2021–2028. The growth of the market is attributed to the increasing outsourcing and growing quality requirements of pharmaceutical packaging in emerging countries.

Pharmaceutical contract packaging is type of packaging which serves to pharmaceutical industry only. It refers to the packaging activities done by third party vendors. Many drug manufacturing companies are moving towards outsourcing the packaging to save their expenses and time. The packaging activities are outsourced to contract packagers by pharmaceutical companies to reduce the total production cost and speed of the market. This is projected to push the market growth over the forecast period.

Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Key Takeaways

Moreover, small pharmaceutical companies present in the industry faces some issues such as budget constraints, lack of in-house packaging capabilities, and expertise. To control these issues contract packaging service providers is an effective approach. Limited resources and budgets has encouraged many small pharmaceutical companies to build mutual beneficial relationships with Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs) and Contract Packaging Organizations (CPOs).

Contract service providers are doing substantial efforts for giving highly sophisticated packaging facilities and meeting their client’s expectations. The developing pharmaceutical industry around the world is projected to propel the market. Outsourcing of packaging activities provides multiple benefits such as increased efficiency, existence of skilled resources, quicker and better services, and focus on core areas. Because of these benefits companies are rising outsourcing the services to  the CPOs and CDMOs.

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities

  • Rising geriatric population, innovation in packing, and strict norms for packaging are major factors boosting the market growth.
  • Growth of pharmaceuticals sector and introduction of serialization are projected to propel the market expansion over the forecast period.
  • Increasing requirement of drug delivery devices, growing health consciousness, and increasing burden for reduction of costs are estimated to drive the market.
  • Constant rising cost of R&D and increasing packaging costs due to strict regulations and anti-counterfeiting efforts are expected to hamper the market growth over the forecast period.
  • Pharmaceutical packing is important aspect when safety of medicines are considered, therefore many corporations are unconvinced for giving the control of packaging to outside vendors, which is anticipated to impede the market growth.

Scope of the Report

The report on the global pharmaceutical contract packaging market includes an assessment of the market, trends, segments, and regional markets. Overview and dynamics have also been included in the report.

Attributes

Details

Report Title

Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast

Base Year

2020

Historic Data

2018–2019

Forecast Period

2021–2028

Segmentation

Types (Primary Packaging [bottles, vials, ampoules, blister packs, and others], Secondary Packaging, and Tertiary Packaging), Materials (Plastics & Polymers, Paper & Paperboard, Glass, Aluminum Foil, and Others)

Regional Scope

Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa

Report Coverage

Company Share, Market Analysis and Size, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends, and Revenue Forecast

Key Players Covered in the Report

Amcor plc., BALL CORPORATION, Nipro Corporation, Daito Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Pfizer CentreOne, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., WestRock Company, Patheon (Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.), Catalent, Inc., and Baxter BioPharma Solutions


Market Segment Insights

Primary packaging segment is projected to hold a major market share
In terms of types, the pharmaceutical contract packaging market is segregated into primary packaging, secondary packaging, and tertiary packaging. The primary packaging segment is expected to hold a key share of the market during the forecast period due to rising outsourcing of primary packaging activities owing to inefficient in-house capacities and capabilities. The primary packaging segment is further bifurcated into bottles, vials, ampoules, blister packs, and others.

In the primary packaging market bottles segment is the major segment due to increasing need of pharmaceutical bottles across globe and growing adoption of pharmaceutical bottles for unit dose packaging in regions such as Asia Pacific. On the other hand, the blister packs segment is anticipated to expand at a rapid pace during the forecast period because of rise in outsourcing of blister wrapping activities in emerging countries such as India, Brazil, and China.

Plastics & polymers segment is expected to grow at a rapid pace
Based on Materials, the pharmaceutical contract packaging market is divided into plastics & polymers, paper & paperboard, glass, aluminum foil, and others. The plastics and polymers segment is expected to account for a key share of the market during the forecast period due to increase in demand of the plastic packaging industry for the delivery and storage of medicines. Also, rising difficulty of plastic packaging needs because of innovative products are coming in the market which rising the partnerships between pharmaceutical companies and CPOs in the industry.

The glass segment held the largest market share due to inability of glass wrapping in various midsized and small pharmaceutical companies. Moreover, the CPOs and CDMOs offers low-cost service of pharmaceutical glass wrapping is anticipated to boost the market.

Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market By Materials

North America is expected to dominate the market
On the basis of regions, the pharmaceutical contract packaging market is categorized as Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. The market of North America is anticipated to expand at an impressive CAGR during the forecast period. The regional market growth can be attributed to the service quality given by CPOs and CDMOs based in the U.S. Furthermore, to enter in the U.S. markets, many pharmaceutical companies outsource their wrapping activities to contract packagers North America.

On the other hand, the market of Asia Pacific is expected to exhibit a rapid growth rate in the coming years owing to occurrence of huge number of contract packaging service providers in the region. These providers are majorly focuses on facilities provided by them to satisfy the growing needs of pharmaceuticals companies. Also, rising the outsourcing of pharmaceutical manufacturing to countries such as India is one of the propelling factor for the market growth in the region.

Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market By Regions

1. Executive Summary
2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used
3. Research Methodology
4. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Overview
  4.1. Introduction
     4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
     4.1.2. Market Definition
  4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
     4.2.1. Industry Outlook
  4.3. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Dynamics
     4.3.1. Market Drivers
     4.3.2. Market Restraints
     4.3.3. Opportunity
     4.3.4. Market Trends
  4.4. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market - Supply Chain
  4.5. Global Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Forecast
     4.5.1. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.2. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.3. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Absolute $ Opportunity
5. Global Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
  5.1. Market Trends
  5.2. Introduction
     5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
     5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
  5.3. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
     5.3.1. North America
     5.3.2. Latin America
     5.3.3. Europe
     5.3.4. Asia Pacific
     5.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
  5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
  5.6. Global Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
6. North America Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Analysis and Forecast
  6.1. Introduction
     6.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     6.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
  6.2. North America Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     6.2.1. U.S.
     6.2.2. Canada
  6.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  6.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     6.4.1. By Country
     6.4.2. By Product Type
     6.4.3. By Application
  6.5. North America Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
7. Latin America Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Analysis and Forecast
  7.1. Introduction
     7.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     7.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     7.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
  7.2. Latin America Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      7.2.1. Brazil
      7.2.2. Mexico
      7.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   7.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  7.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     7.4.1. By Country
     7.4.2. By Product Type
     7.4.3. By Application
  7.5. Latin America Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
8. Europe Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Analysis and Forecast
  8.1. Introduction
     8.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     8.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     8.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
  8.2. Europe Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     8.2.1. Germany
     8.2.2. France
     8.2.3. Italy
     8.2.4. U.K.
     8.2.5. Spain
     8.2.6. Russia
     8.2.7. Rest of Europe
  8.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  8.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     8.4.1. By Country
     8.4.2. By Product Type
     8.4.3. By Application
  8.5. Europe Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
9. Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Analysis and Forecast
  9.1. Introduction
     9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     9.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
  9.2. Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     9.2.1. China
     9.2.2. Japan
     9.2.3. South Korea
     9.2.4. India
     9.2.5. Australia
     9.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
  9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  9.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     9.4.1. By Country
     9.4.2. By Product Type
     9.4.3. By Application
  9.5. Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
10. Middle East & Africa Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Analysis and Forecast
  10.1. Introduction
     10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     10.1.3. Middle East & Africa Average Pricing Analysis
  10.2. Middle East & Africa Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     10.2.1. Saudi Arabia
     10.2.2. South Africa
     10.2.3. UAE
     10.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  10.4. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     10.4.1. By Country
     10.4.2. By Product Type
     10.4.3. By Application
  10.5. Middle East & Africa Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
11. Competition Landscape
  11.1. Global Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market: Market Share Analysis
  11.2. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Distributors and Customers
  11.3. Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market: Competitive Dashboard
  11.4. Company Profiles (Details: Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy)
     11.4.1. Amcor plc.
     11.4.2. BALL CORPORATION
     11.4.3. Nipro Corporation
     11.4.4. Daito Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
     11.4.5. Pfizer CentreOne&
Segments Covered in the Report
The global pharmaceutical contract packaging market has been segmented on the basis of

Types
  • Primary Packaging
    • Bottles
    • Vials
    • Ampoules
    • Blister Packs
    • Others
  • Secondary Packaging
  • Tertiary Packaging
Materials
  • Plastics & Polymers
  • Paper & Paperboard
  • Glass
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Others
Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
Key Players
  • Amcor plc.
  • BALL CORPORATION
  • Nipro Corporation
  • Daito Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • Pfizer CentreOne
  • West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
  • WestRock Company
  • Patheon (Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.)
  • Catalent, Inc.
  • Baxter BioPharma Solutions

Key players competing in the pharmaceutical contract packaging market are Amcor plc., BALL CORPORATION, Nipro Corporation, Daito Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Pfizer CentreOne, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., WestRock Company, Patheon (Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.), Catalent, Inc., and Baxter BioPharma Solutions.

Key players are adopting business strategies including as mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, collaborations, capacity expansion, and product launches to enhance their market shares. For instance, in June 2017, Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited as acquired by WestRock for making stronger packaging service segment.

 Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market By Key Players

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