Gel Packs Market Overview (2022-2032)
Growing Use of Nonsurgical and Non-Pharmacological Pain Management Techniques to Drive Gel Packs Market Development:
Gel packs, also known as reusable hot and cold packs, are thought to be one of the simplest, most effective, and least expensive treatments for relieving pain and swelling in various regions of the body. Gel packs are used to keep anything or a product cold for an extended amount of time. Gel packs are sometimes used as hot packs as well. Gel packs are mostly used for muscle warming and transportation.
Cold treatment is used to relieve acute pain from injuries such as runner's knee and muscle pulls. The most difficult difficulty for producers in the pharmaceutical sector is maintaining the temperature of the items between 2°C and 8°C during cold chain delivery.
The most popular gel packs used in clinics and hospitals for medical operations include hydroxyethyl cellulose, polymer, and silica covered with vinyl. Gel packs are easy to transport, have high product durability, may be frozen for a longer period of time, hydrate fast, and are non-toxic. During medicine shipping, the pharmaceutical sector employs cold gel packs to ensure temperature and product stability by supplying essential and appropriate temperature.
The use of nonsurgical and non-pharmacological pain management techniques is expected to fuel the growth of the global gel packs market. Gel packs are utilized in a variety of end-use sectors, including the medical, fitness, food, and sports industries.
Gel packs are an excellent cooling agent for many food items, such as raw meats and dairy, which must be maintained at a specific temperature to maintain freshness. Pre-filled gel packs are utilized in the medical industry for a variety of applications such as physical therapy clinics, surgical centers, rehabilitation centers, and birthing facilities, which is projected to drive the worldwide gel, packs market. However, increased consumer use of herbal and reusable packs may stymie the growth of the global gel packs market over the forecast period.
At the moment, North America leads the market with the United States, followed by Europe. The presence of a large number of local companies is one of the primary factors driving the growth of the gel packs market in this area. Because the production cost of the product is low and several manufacturers provide the product globally, Asia-Pacific has a major share of the market for gel packs.
Hill Country Mfg, Shanghai Broadway Packaging & Insulation Materials Co., Ltd, ColdStar International, Axizz LLC, D. S. Enterprises, ThermaFreeze Products Corp, D. S. Enterprises, Pelton Shepherd Industries, Polar Products Inc., SAGE - Quick Technologies Inc., Cold Chain Technologies, GenTap LLC, PolyGel, L.L.C., Pacific/Reliant Dry Ice, Packaging Products Corporation, Koolpak Ltd, Thero.
Estimated Value of Global Gel PacksMarket by 2022
US$ 500 Billion
Documented Market Value of Gel PacksMarket in 2032
US$ 800 Billion
Estimated CAGR from 2022-2032
Gel packs, also commonly known as reusable hot and cold packs, are considered to be one of the easiest, effective and least expensive treatment, to relieve pain and swelling in different parts of the body. Gel packs are used to keep a product or thing cool for a long period of time. Sometimes, gel packs are also used as hot packs. Muscle warmth and shipping are the major applications used in gel packs.
Cold therapy is used to treat acute pain caused due to injuries such as runner’s knee and freshly muscle-pull. In the pharmaceutical industry, for cold chain delivery to maintain the temperature between 2°C - 8°C of the goods is the biggest challenge for the manufacturers. To overcome this issue, gel packs are used with insulated containers, which is very efficient, as the temperature within the container can be controlled, because of which the goods can be transported safely from starting point to the end point.
Hydroxyethyl cellulose, polymer and silica coated with vinyl are the most common gel packs which are used in clinics and hospitals for medical surgery. Gel packs are easier to carry, have high product durability, can be frozen longer, hydrates quickly and is non-toxic. Pharmaceutical industry uses cold gel packs during the transportation of the drugs to maintain the temperature and product stability by providing essential and suitable temperature.
Global Gel Packs Market: Market Dynamics
Increase in the adoption of nonsurgical and non-pharmacological therapies for treatment of pain is anticipated to drive the growth of the global gel packs market. Gel packs are used in various end use industries such as medical industry, fitness industry, food industry, and sports industry, among others.
Gel packs are the perfect cooling agent for many food items such as raw meats and dairy which are stored at a certain temperature so that the food does not lose its freshness. In medical industry, pre-filled gel packs are used for various applications such as physical therapy clinics, surgery centers, rehabilitation centers, birthing centers, which is expected to boost the global gel packs market. However, the growing adoption of herbal and reusable packs among the consumers may hinder the growth of the global gel packs market during the forecast period.
Global Gel Packs Market: Key Players
Some of the key players operating in the gel packs market are -- Hill Country Mfg, Shanghai Broadway Packaging & Insulation Materials Co., Ltd, ColdStar International, Axizz LLC, D. S. Enterprises, ThermaFreeze Products Corp, D. S. Enterprises, Pelton Shepherd Industries, Polar Products Inc., SAGE - Quick Technologies Inc. , Cold Chain Technologies, GenTap LLC, PolyGel, L.L.C., Pacific/Reliant Dry Ice, Packaging Products Corporation, Koolpak Ltd, Thermopacks, Polarice Ltd, Nortech Laboratories, Inc., Accurate Manufacturing, Inc
The Road Ahead
Increase in number of accidents and injuries is anticipated to create attractive growth opportunities of the global gel packs market. According to the Arthritis Foundation, gel packs are used to work best for a soothing feeling and tired muscles whereas cold packs are best suited to treat acute pain in body parts.
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- North America (U.S., Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico. Brazil)
- Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain)
- Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
- Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, S. Africa, Northern Africa)
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Global Gel Packs Market: Segmentation
On the basis of material, the global translucent films has been segmented as:
- Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
- Polyethylene (PE)
- Polypropylene (PP)
- Polystyrene (PS)
- Others (Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyamide (Nylon))
On the basis of end use, the global gel packs has been segmented as:
- Medical center
- Therapy centers
- Exercise studios
On the basis of distribution channel, the global gel packs has been segmented as:
- Online Pharmacies
- Retail Pharmacies