Clamshell Packaging Market: APEJ and North America Estimated to Account for a Combined Value Share of More Than 50% by 2028 End: Global Industry Analysis (2013-2017) & Opportunity Assessment (2018-2028)

Clamshell Packaging Market: APEJ and North America Estimated to Account for a Combined Value Share of More Than 50% by 2028 End: Global Industry Analysis (2013-2017) & Opportunity Assessment (2018-2028)

Over 60% of the Clamshell Packaging demand to be generated by the Food end use segment, which is expected to increase further by the end of 2028

The global market for clamshell packaging was valued at US$ 7933.2 million in 2017. The market is forecast to expand at a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period, 2018-2028.

Clamshells are similar to blister packs. The difference being that clamshell have hinges which allow two halves structures to come together in clamshell form. The clamshells can be made from material such as plastics or paper/paperboard. The clamshell packaging is very common form of packaging for industries such as food, electrical & electronics, cosmetics & personal care, household goods, gifts, toys & stationery, pharmaceuticals, etc. The clamshell packaging is a very secure form of packaging and helps to protect the products from any type of contamination. Also it is very cost effective and easy to manufacture, hence many consumer goods manufacturers are preferring this type of packaging for their products.

Food end use segment of the global clamshell packaging market was valued at US$ 4967.8 million in 2017 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.4% over the forecast period 2018-2028.

On the basis of product type, mock clamshell segment is expected to create incremental $ opportunity of US$ 1802 Mn, during the forecast period. The 2-piece clamshell segment is valued at US$ 4390.6 Mn in 2017 and is expected to reach US$ 6775.8 Mn, by the end of the forecast period. On the basis of material type, paper/paperboard segment is anticipated to register a CAGR of 4.5%, during the forecast period.

Drivers & Restraints

Globalization has changed the way goods are traded. Packaging designs must ensure the integrity and safety of the product during transit. Products such as food, pharmaceuticals, electricals & electronics, cosmetics & personal care require efficient packaging solutions such as clamshell packaging. Clamshell packaging ensures quality of the product throughout the supply chain, and increases confidence of the clamshell packaging manufacturer.

One potential restraint to the growth of the clamshell packaging market is the use of plastic materials such as PET, PVC, PE, etc., which are considered harmful for the environment. PET should be replaced with RPET to reduce waste and cost, while PVC is still difficult to break down.

On the basis of end use, the global market for clamshell packaging market is segmented into food, electrical & electronics, cosmetics & personal care, household goods, gifts, toys & stationery, pharmaceuticals, etc. The food and pharmaceuticals segment is expected to create total incremental $ opportunity of US$ 3430.0 Mn, during the end of the forecast period. The cosmetics clamshell packaging segment is expected to create incremental $ opportunity of US$ 158 Mn, during the forecast period and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

Key players operating in the global market for clamshell packaging include Amcor Limited, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc., Universal Plastics Corporation, Westrock Company, Parksons Packaging Ltd, VisiPak Inc., Prime Packaging LLC, Placon Corporation Inc., Dordan Manufacturing Company, and Sonoco Products Company among others.

Key Segments Covered in Global Clamshell Packaging Market is:

By Packaging Type

  • Trays
  • Bowls
  • Boxes & Containers
  • Others

By Material Type

  • Plastic
    • PET
    • PVC
    • PP
    • PS
    • Others
  • Paper/Paperboard

By Product Type

  • Mock Clamshells
  • 2-Piece Clamshells
  • Tri-Fold Clamshells

By End Use

  • Food
    • Fruits & Vegetables
    • Ready-to-Eat Food
    • Bakery & Confectionery
    • Frozen Food
    • Others
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Household Goods
  • Gifts, Toys & Stationary
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

Regional analysis is presented for global Clamshell Packaging segments:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Western Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Benelux
    • Nordic
    • Rest of Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
    • Russia
    • Poland
    • Rest of Eastern Europe
  • APEJ
    • China
    • India
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of APAC
  • Japan
  • MEA
    • GCC Countries
    • Turkey
    • South Africa
    • North Africa
    • Rest of MEA

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