According to Market Research Future (MRFR), the global caps & closures market is estimated to reach USD 65.12 billion with a CAGR of 5.2% from 2017 to 2023 (forecast period). The study explores and investigates the influence of the outbreak of COVID-19 on the global caps & closures market, including opportunities and challenges, drivers, and risks.

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Caps & closures play a significant role in packaging that includes containers such as caps, cans, and others. It helps prolong the shelf life of the products and provide a barrier to dirt, moisture, and oxygen. Caps & closures can be used in several ways to increase the performance of different parts and items. The main raw materials used in the production of caps and caps are plastic and metal. The caps and closures industry uses a range of materials to create suitable product packagings, such as plastics, metals, rubber, and paperboard. Plastic is chemically resistant, low-cost, and lightweight with a wide variety of physical and optical properties. Many plastics are heat-sealable, easy to print, and can be incorporated into production processes where the package is formed, filled, and sealed in the same production line.

Market Dynamics

Growing demand for bottled water and smaller package sizes from end-user industries such as food, beverage, and healthcare, and increasing concerns about product quality and safety are factors improving caps and closures market growth. Increased use of packaging to drive the development of the caps and closures industry.

Current trends show that people are shifting towards packed goods in emerging countries such as India and China. Moreover, technical advances, replacement of metal closures with glass or plastic food containers, such factors allow to use caps & closures for consumer goods and in industrial applications to protect, market and distribute a variety of products. Global demand for caps & closures will increase due to a worldwide trend favoring the demand for packaged food products.

Factors such as rising consumption of processed food & beverages, packaging innovation, and increased demand from end-user industries have driven the market towards expansion. However, caps & closures has various constraints that impede business growth, such as fluctuating raw material prices and strict regulations on packaging material waste and recycling.

Moreover, increased consumption of beverages and innovative packaging solutions are anticipated to propel the market. The shift in market demand from carbonated soft drinks to bottled drinks is expected to fuel demand for caps and closures in this segment. The urbanized population is turning to healthier and nutritious packaged food, and emerging economies such as India, China, and Brazil have changed their purchasing habits by purchasing more packaged food due to rising disposable incomes.

In addition, the increasing preference for synthetic corks and screw caps over natural corks is a crucial trend. Whereas, strong promotion of Go-green initiatives and eco-friendly concepts by the government creating opportunities for caps and closure market. Furthermore, the demand for eco-friendly caps and closures that use more recycled materials, such as wood and paperboard, is growing. By using environmentally friendly materials, waste can be reduced and used for product differentiation and brand building.

Market Segmentation 

The MRFR report offers an inclusive segmental analysis of the global caps and closures market based on type, material, and end user. 

By type, the global caps and closures market is segmented into cap ends, cans, stoppers, corks, closures, caps, and others. Of these, caps will lead the market over the forecast period for the increasing use of screw caps to pack beverage products like fruit juices and bottled water. 

By material, the global caps and closures market is segmented into metal, plastic, and others. Of these, the plastic segment will dominate the market over the forecast period. 

By end user, the global caps and closures market is segmented into automotive, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, food and beverage, and others. Among these, the food & beverage segment will have a major share in the market during the forecast period for the growing demand for beverages such as beer and bottled water.

Regional Analysis

Based on region, the global caps and closures market report covers the growth opportunities and recent trends across the Asia Pacific (APAC), North America, Europe, & the Rest of the World (RoW). Of these, the Asia Pacific will dominate the market over the forecast period. Growing demand for packaged foods in India, Brazil, and China, increase in purchasing power, changing lifestyle, the presence of a large population, low production costs, and increasing demand in consumer goods, food and beverages, and pharmaceutical sectors are adding to the global caps and closures market growth in the region. 

The global caps and closures market in Europe is predicted to have healthy growth over the forecast period for the increasing demand for beverage products. Manufacturers are making huge investments in mass production of standardized products like screw-caps for PET bottles, which is adding market growth. 

The global caps & closures market in North America is predicted to have notable growth over the forecast period. Demand for conveniently packed products, people becoming more health-conscious, and increasing sales of healthy drinks & juices are adding to the global caps and closures market growth in the region. 

The global caps and closures market in the RoW is predicted to have sound growth over the forecast period.

Key Players 

Notable players profiled in the global caps and closures market report include BERICAP GmbH Co. & KG (Germany), Guala Closures Group (Italy), Silgan Holdings Inc. (U.S.), Reynolds Group Holdings Limited (New Zealand), Amcor Limited (Australia), Crown Holdings Inc. (U.S.), RPC Group Plc. (U.K.), AptarGroup Inc. (U.S.), Berry Plastics Corporation (U.S.), and Rexam PLC (U.K). 

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