Flexible Plastic Packaging Market Overview

After studying the market trends of the last few years, market experts anticipate that the global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market Size is going to reach up to USD 129 billion during the forecast period 2022-2028. The estimated CAGR for the market is around 5.2%.

 Flexible Plastic packages need a few resources so they are cheaper and easily available as compared to other packaging materials. Manufacturing plastic packages needs lesser fuel consumption so it is possible to save a significant amount of crude oil, natural gas, and coal. All these factors have contributed towards the flexible plastic packaging market growth significantly.

The use of flexible plastic packaging increases the shelf-life of foods and beverages thus shipping and warehouse costs get saved. This is another reason for the continuous growth of this market throughout the globe.

The steep rise in the consumption of processed foods and beverages across the globe has worked as an important market driver for the growth of the global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market.

Though flexible plastic packages are cheap, chemically inert, and visually appealing, recycling these packaging materials need high standard infrastructure. This is a restraint on the growth of the Flexible Plastic Packaging Market. 

Though the market had faced supply-chain interruptions due to low production and logistic problems during the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for flexible plastic packaging material was high in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector. So, the Flexible Plastic Packaging Market Revenue is expected to grow steadily in the coming years.

Market Segmentation

The segmentation of the global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market is done on applications, printing technologies, types, and regions.

Based on the product type, the market is further divided into flat pouches, stand-up pouches, bags, and others.

Based on the printing technology, the market is divided into digital printing, flexography, and others.

Based on application, the global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market is categorized into pharmaceuticals, food & beverages, personal care, and others.

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Regional Classification

Based on the region, the global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market is divided into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Rest of the World.

The Asia-Pacific region dominates the largest Flexible Plastic Packaging Market Share. Due to the increase in income group and busy lifestyle, the demand for ready-to-cook and ready-to-serve foods is rising in the countries such as Japan, India, and China. This has helped in the substantial growth of the plastic packaging market in this region. During the forecast period, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to achieve a huge amount of Flexible Plastic Packaging Market Revenue and one of the key factors is the significant growth of the export sector. 

The market of Europe and North America are expected to have a steady growth in the Flexible Plastic Packaging sector.

Industry News

The sudden rise in the demand for flexible plastic packaging materials in hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, beauty products manufacturers, and PPE-kit manufacturers has opened up lots of growth opportunities for the global Flexible Plastic Packaging Market.

Amcor Company partnered with Espoma Organic in June 2020 to launch a new product that contains 25% bio-based ingredients.

Berry Global Group collaborated with Mondelez International to supply packaging material manufactured from recycled plastic.

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