Four Side-Sealed Pouches Market: Overview
The four sided-sealed pouches are the flat pouches which are popular owing to its robustness and strength. It is also known as a pillow pouch. These are manufactured with the help of two films and commonly sealed from four directions after filling the content. Few pouches are initially sealed from three sides, and one side is open for filling of material.
These pouches have no gussets. In many applications, thermal sealing is done on the sides of the pouch. The market of four side-sealed pouches is dynamic and expanded in multiples in the last three years. Using advanced manufacturing technologies, these pouches are available in different formats.
The market of four side-sealed pouches is growing as these pouches enhanced the protection of products and gave a uniform appearance. Owing to sealing strength and vacuum finish, these pouches are best suitable for retort applications. The four side-sealed pouches are also available in the form of pre-made four side-sealed pouches and rollstock films.
The four side-sealed pouches are widely accepted in various industries for food, pet food packaging, home & garden products packaging, health & beauty products packaging, and pharmaceutical packaging. It is an optimal packaging solution for storing of products of different forms such as powders, liquids, granules, and creams.
The above-mentioned benefits are expected to create increasing growth opportunities for four side-sealed pouches market during the forecast period.
Four Side-Sealed Pouches Market: Dynamics
The supply-side driving factors responsible for the exponential growth of the four side-sealed pouches market are increased packaging process rate and cost-effective packaging. Effortless filling of the content is a key trait for bolster demand of four side-sealed pouches. Additionally, it is a flexible packaging solution with enhanced protection that requires less storage and packaging space, which ultimately results in controlling transportation costs.
The oxygen barrier and aroma lock maintains the freshness of the product for a long period. Further, easy customization as per the specific requirement, which includes design, shape, sizes, material, color, printing, and many other features are responsible for driving the global market of four side-sealed pouches.
The four Side-Sealed Pouches can be used as a useful tool for marketing and brand promotions, as it provides better printing and graphics capability supporting different printing options such as litho, digital, and screen printing mesh.
Besides this, the demand side market driving factors are better sealing strength and tamper-proof. Furthermore, resealable zipper lock design and a tear notch for easy opening increased the utility of these pouches.
Lucrative opportunities for the potential growth of four side-sealed pouches are expected in the food and beverage sectors. As these pouches help to store liquid and powder form of products, its demand for storage of sugar, coffee, syrup, etc. is increasing consistently. Also, it is preferred for the packaging of confectionery products.
The changing food contact material regulations might responsible for creating a negative impact on the growth of the four side-sealed pouches, especially plastic-based pouches.
Four Side-Sealed Pouches Market: Regional Overview
As the four side-sealed pouches are manufactured as per the regulations of the FDA for food and drug packaging, the demand for kraft paper based four side-sealed pouches is expected to increase exponentially during the forecast period. Besides this, for syrup and liquid packaging, the need for plastic-based four side-sealed pouches is growing with a significant growth rate.
Owing to advanced technology, the market share of the United States for four side-sealed pouch market is more compared to Canada. The small size packaging trend with the increasing demand for ready to eat and on the go food trend creating new opportunities for four side-sealed pouches in the European markets. France and the United Kingdom are mature markets. On the other side, Italy, Poland are the emerging markets for these pouches.
With the expansion of food and beverage industries in South and East Asia, new opportunities are propelling for the growth of four side-sealed pouch markets in China, India, and ASEAN Countries. The Mexico market for these types of pouches is growing with potential CAGR on the backdrop of expansion of cosmetic and health care industries. The Australia and New Zealand market is expected to increase with the sluggish growth rate.
Four Side-Sealed Pouches Market: Key Players
The market of four side-sealed pouches is dynamic. Many new players, start-ups, small and medium scale industries are participating in four side-sealed pouches manufacturing in order to significant revenue generation. Some of the key players are listed as follows:
- Smart Pouches (FlexiPACK Ltd.)
- Fres-co System USA, Inc.
- Smurfit Kappa Group
- Swiss Pac South Africa
- Frain Industries, Inc.
- Neo Pack
- Pakona Engineers (I) Pvt. Ltd.
The four side-sealed pouches market report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts, and industry participants across the value chain.
The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.
Regional analysis includes
- North America
- Latin America
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- East Asia
- South Asia
- Middle East & Africa (MEA)
Four Side-Sealed Pouches Market: Segment
The four side-sealed pouch market is segmented on the basis of product, material, and end use. The detailed segmentation of four side-sealed pouch is as follows:
On the basis of product, four side-sealed pouch market is segmented as:
- Flat pouch
- Bottom Folding pouch
- Doypack-style pouch
On the basis of material, four side-sealed pouch market is segmented as:
- Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
- Kraft Paper
On the basis of End Use, four side-sealed pouch market is segmented as:
- Food and Beverages
- Pharmaceuticals and Health Care
- Chemicals and Minerals
- Electronics and Electricals
- Others ( Agriculture, Household products)