Gel Packs Market

Gel Packs Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 - 2017 and Opportunity Assessment; 2018 - 2028

Gel Packs Market Overview

Global Gel Packs Market: A Historical Analysis

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.     

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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 

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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.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, application, and industry.

The report covers exhaust analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes:

  • 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)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, S. Africa, Northern Africa)

The 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, macro-economic 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.

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:

  • Hospitals
  • Online Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacies

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

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